Ep. #72 The Power of Compassion w/ Dr. Stan Steindl

In this episode, Stan and I discuss the healing and transformative power of compassion. We discuss cultivating a compassionate mind and working towards living a more balanced, kind, and peaceful life. According to the Compassion-Focused Therapy psychological model, humans have at least three emotional regulation systems. (1) A threat and self-protection system that, when activated,Continue reading “Ep. #72 The Power of Compassion w/ Dr. Stan Steindl”

Ep. #71 A Look Into Consciousness w/ Dr. Steven C. Hayes

In this episode, Steven and Shane discuss the nature of human consciousness, our experience of it, and how an understanding of it connects us to something much greater. Steven’s life work has been dedicated, at least in part, to understanding human psychology. Consciousness is an essential feature of our life – it is that byContinue reading “Ep. #71 A Look Into Consciousness w/ Dr. Steven C. Hayes”

Ep. #70 Understand Your DNA to Maximize Your Health w/ Dr. Mikolaj Raszek

Dr. Mikolaj Raszek is the founder and managing director of Merogenomics: a Canadian biotechnology company dedicated to enhancing everyone’s access to genomic sequencing education and technologies. Start DNA Testing

Ep. #69 Discovering Who We Are In Silence w/ Rich Lewis

Rich Lewis is an author, speaker and coach who focuses on centering prayer as a means of inner transformation. He teaches centering prayer in both his local and virtual community and offers one-on-one coaching. He publishes a weekly meditation, book reviews, and interviews on his site, Silence Teaches. In this episode, Rich and I discussContinue reading “Ep. #69 Discovering Who We Are In Silence w/ Rich Lewis”

Ep. #68 A Conversation With a Modern-day Shaman w/ John Moore

John Moore is a shamanic practitioner and teacher who works with spiritually conscious professionals to live fuller, happier lives, in touch with their true purpose. After two decades of working in the technology sector, John turned to humankind’s oldest spiritual practise, shamanism, to heal himself. “I am a guide, not a guru. I am justContinue reading “Ep. #68 A Conversation With a Modern-day Shaman w/ John Moore”

Ep. #67 Deep In The Unconscious w/ Deborah Lukovich, Ph.D.

Deborah Lukovich holds a Ph.D. in Depth Psychology which focuses on understanding the nature of the unconscious. She is a coach, author, blogger, and podcaster who offers insights and teachings to help people explore the deeper meaning of life through stories, conversation, and education.  “I’m passionate about inspiring people to find deeper meaning in ordinaryContinue reading “Ep. #67 Deep In The Unconscious w/ Deborah Lukovich, Ph.D.”

Ep. #66 Rising Up to Be Who You Are meant To Be w/ Amy Gerhartz

Amy Gerhartz is a Mindset Coach, NLP Practitioner, Hypnotherapist and Founder of A Higher Way Of Living. After 20+ years in entertainment, along with her career as a coach, Amy has travelled the country, spoken to audiences of all sizes, and has been featured in numerous publications and podcasts. With her transformational coaching programs, onlineContinue reading “Ep. #66 Rising Up to Be Who You Are meant To Be w/ Amy Gerhartz”

Ep. #65 A Spiritual Awakening w/ Radavie Riom

Radavie Riom is Spiritual Teacher, Shaman, and Wounded Child Healer. She is devoted to serving the Divine Spirit that lies within everything. Through personal experiences of healing childhood wounds, an intuitive nature, plant medicine, and spiritual guidance, Radavie now lives to help others heal from their past wounds and traumas, end their sufferings, and awakenContinue reading “Ep. #65 A Spiritual Awakening w/ Radavie Riom”

Ep. #64 Harnessing Your Body’s Deep Wisdom w/ Dr. Candice Staniek

Dr. Candice, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Spiritual Yogi, Speaker, Author, Social Marketer, and a huge advocate for people having the ability to reach their spiritual potential. She understands the trials and tribulations related to the struggle of choosing and gaining freedom from the ego (mind, body, pain body, and collective unconscious). She loves having deepContinue reading “Ep. #64 Harnessing Your Body’s Deep Wisdom w/ Dr. Candice Staniek”

Ep. #63 The Explanatory Power of Evolution w/ Prof. David Sloan Wilson, PhD

David Sloan Wilson is president of Prosocial World and SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University. He applies evolutionary theory to all aspects of humanity in addition to the rest of life, through Prosocial World and in his own research and writing.  A complete archive of his work is available atContinue reading “Ep. #63 The Explanatory Power of Evolution w/ Prof. David Sloan Wilson, PhD”

Ep. #62 The Highly Sensitive Personality Trait w/ William Allen

William Allen is an author with a writer’s heart and researcher’s mind. After getting a degree in Psychology with an eye on doing psychology research, he recalibrated for a career in Information Technology. He found himself in a thirty-year career as an Information Technology manager at Wells Fargo who enjoyed managing highly intelligent, often difficultContinue reading “Ep. #62 The Highly Sensitive Personality Trait w/ William Allen”

Ep. #61 Finding Your Freedom w/ Vi Vi Thai

Vi Vi Thai is a writer, truth seeker, healer and fearlessly determined to live a free lifestyle  regardless of others’ opinions.  She uncovered her true life’s purpose after going through a dramatic and stressful time at the end of her stay in the US as an international student and worker. During that time, she achievedContinue reading “Ep. #61 Finding Your Freedom w/ Vi Vi Thai”

Ep. #60 Finding Hope in the Face of Despair w/ Christine Handy

Christine Handy is a motivational speaker, a mother of two, a breast cancer survivor, international speaker, accomplished model, best-selling author, and a nationally recognized humanitarian. Her story reaches the hearts of anyone needing hope, prayer, and a new perspective on life. Christine Handy has seen it all and has overcome all odds. Christine’s motto is:Continue reading “Ep. #60 Finding Hope in the Face of Despair w/ Christine Handy”

Ep. #59 Animism, Astrology, Evolution and Soul Ecology w/ Marga Laube

Marga Laube has been a counselling astrologer for over twenty years, providing navigation guidance for “Agents of Evolution,” blending astrology with the wisdom of multiple animist and eco-whispered sources. As an author, educator, and expressive storyteller, Marga aims to catalyze our collective evolution. Marga holds advanced certifications with the Council of Vedic Astrology, and herContinue reading “Ep. #59 Animism, Astrology, Evolution and Soul Ecology w/ Marga Laube”

Ep. #58 Being Human is Weird w/ Anton Czachor

In this fun episode, Anton and I discuss some of the strangest and best parts about being human beings. Evolution, spirituality, psychology, and philosophy are some of the areas we cover in this deep episode. We live in a very strange time in human history, and being a human in the world today is aContinue reading “Ep. #58 Being Human is Weird w/ Anton Czachor”

Ep. #57 A Pathway To Inside: Tapping Into Emotional Freedom from the Inside Out w/ Ann Hince

Ann Hince is an author, healer, and public speaker.  In this episode, Ann and I discuss the power of focused attention. Specifically, the healing power of focusing your attention on your inner body. Most of us have spent our lives repressing a variety of thoughts and emotions that we believe are too painful to dealContinue reading “Ep. #57 A Pathway To Inside: Tapping Into Emotional Freedom from the Inside Out w/ Ann Hince”

Ep. #56 An Exploration Into Mindfulness-Based Coaching w/ David Frank Gomes

David Gomes is a Mindfulness teacher, coach and mentor. He offers a thoughtful effective coaching approach for living an impactful, thoughtful & productive life. The wisdom of mindfulness transformed into practical formulas for daily living. In this Episode, David and I discuss the intricacies of mindful-based coaching. For David, the intersection of mindfulness and modernContinue reading “Ep. #56 An Exploration Into Mindfulness-Based Coaching w/ David Frank Gomes”

Ep. #55 The Power of Intentional Gratitude w/ Deborah Hawkins

Deborah Hawkins started blogging on mindfulness and gratitude as a way to work herself out of depression. She has posted reflections on everyday things or experiences that lift her mood on nosmallthing.net almost every week since 2010. She has developed an “intentional” approach to a gratitude practice that is empowering, authentic, and fun. Through herContinue reading “Ep. #55 The Power of Intentional Gratitude w/ Deborah Hawkins”