030 – Film and TV Actor and Producer Andrew Roth – Lightning Bolt

Acting, addiction, and spirituality…

Andrew Roth, Film and Television actor and producer (website) joins host Julie Chan to talk abuse, addiction, acting, empathy, spirituality, being accountable, method acting, and the challenge of his upcoming memoirs. Chan provides an impactful intuitive reading. Recorded at the MouthMedia Network Studios powered by Sennheiser.

An empath, a verifiable self truth, and purity in meditation

Roth covers his career journey, how theater found him, how believing himself as an empath was a problem and led him to addiction, having present “moment to moment awareness”, discovering empathy in the first time he was hit from father, picking up more on strangers and people he senses are aggressive/dangerous, the role of martial arts for him, and protecting those he loves. The need to be careful in giving advice, and how we all need our own verifiable truth. Being four years sober, real and pure meditation, his sense of spirituality, holding oneself accountability for the words one uses, and being truly alone vs. being universally connected.

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029 – Helena Dea Bala – Craigslist Confessional

Listening to the stories of others…

Helena Dea Bala, professional listener, former lawyer, and Storyteller and Listener at Craigslist Confessional, joins Julie Chan for a discussion about the privilege, impact and price of listening to others so they can share their stories. Chan also shared an intuitive reading (profile). Recorded at the MouthMedia Network Studios in New York, powered by Sennheiser.

From Albania to Slavania, peace and strength, and a homeless man inspires

Bala shares her upbringing, moving from Albania to Slavania with a lot of moving around and instability, working as a lawyer and lobbyist in DC, and listening to people tell stories they never told anyone else, hoping to provide everyone the idea that whatever they are going through there are others who have as well. The peace and strength in sharing that story, not following a linear path, following a gut feeling instead. How the work is scary but fulfilling and a growth experience. How Bala wanted work that felt more like flow than work. And the way a homeless person named Joe reminded her of how people want to ignore difficult situations, and inspired her to listen to other people to help her figure out her path.

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028 – Booker – Leaning In and Taking Practice Into Action

Social justice, yoga and mindfulness…

Leslie Booker (profile) (a.k.a. Booker), who brings her heart, wisdom, and compassion to the intersection of social justice, yoga, and mindfulness, joins Julie Chan in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

An inclination to help, working with vulnerable populations, and three poisons

Booker discusses mapping that went back to Ronald Reagan, seeing people experiencing homelessness, and how her heart is inclined toward needs for help. How sense of groundedness and peace in yoga and meditation fits into helping with issues. How meditation helps bring things up and to our truth and gives us tools to work with. Work with vulnerable populations, making note of when body comes to rest, creating boundaries to take care of ourselves, working with staff now, training others to do what she was doing, activism because of crazy world, and how we live in a culture founded on the three poisons — hatred, greed and delusion.

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027 – Sherry Zhang of Tai Chi Solution – Harmony in Slow Motion

Martial arts and your best self…

Sherry Zhang, Founder of Tai Chi Solution and a Wushu Master (profile), joins Julie Chan for a conversation about Tai Chi, wushu, Qi Gong and the impact of martial arts, along with a demonstration. Recorded at the MouthMedia Network Studios, powered by Sennheiser.

Starting at six years old, counterbalance, and slow motion

Zhang discusses meeting Chan at Bamboo Moves in Queens, how she started martial arts at six years old in spite of a passion for dance, internal vs. external martial arts, how Tai Chi is slow and deliberate movements, slow breathing, health aspects, looking for counterbalance, and using opposite elements. She shares information on the focus of slow motion as a great benefit for health and how it helps relax.

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026 – Virginia Mason of Fleeting Connections – Getting Carded

Tarot cards and intuitive healing…

Virginia Mason, Reiki Master, psychic healer, and founder of Fleeting Connections (a wellness company offering private services, events, and content designed to connect you more deeply with these experiences in your own life, shake you from the stories that hold you back and open you to your most fulfilling, magical life – (profile)) joins Julie Chan for a conversation about intuitive healing, tarot cards, and the intersection with science. Plus Mason gives Chan a tarot card reading that reveals some big news. Recorded at the MouthMedia Network Studios, powered by Sennheiser.

Discovering tarot, Buddhism, and anthropology

Mason laments the issue with the word psychic, describes her background in science and physical anthropology, how she was strict Atheist, and went from non-profit to real estate, realized her life outside of these things in alternative wellness modalities, and found she had so many dreams that came true. How she was struggling with diseases, and all of symptoms went away. What was a primary driver to her exploring, when she was introduced to “When Things Fall Apart”, and she finally identified with Buddhism and got into meditation, Shambala. Crossing into the healing, how more and more evidence built, and creating space for whatever wants to come in to come in. Interest in anthropological factors from culture to anatomy, what’s fueling all of it, how she spent a lot of time in philosophy classes in college. Looking at people, pulling from different perspectives to figure them out, and another lens. The tarot as a form of divination using cards, tied to a game in the 1400’s.

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025 – Shelby Mason of Bootights – Coffee Bean with a Soul

Entrepreneurship and spirituality…

Shelby Mason, founder of Bootights (soon to be Socktights), a premium tight attached to a moisture-wicking performance sock – (profile), joins Julie Chan for a discussion about starting and growing a business and the importance of spirituality in entrepreneurship, and for an intuitive reading. Recorded at the MouthMedia Network Studios, powered by Sennheiser.

Company origins, the power of Oprah, and reclaiming spirituality

Mason discusses creating Bootights from need and a moment of public humiliation, and trying to find a solution to how it can be done better, with the result a performance sock on bottom of hosiery. Working for Disney and in television, the impact of Bootights being featured on Oprah, learning from mistakes and from trial and error, how her entrepreneurial journey has been helped from spiritual beliefs and how they arose. Growing up with organized religion as Lutheran, growing out of it, coming back to religion in a more of a spiritual way which made more sense, how caring and being passionate with work is more important than being good at the work, and how it ties into spirituality.

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024 – Purpose Reading with MouthMedia Network

Purpose readings for companies starting with Open Source Business…

Open Source Business cofounders (L to R) Marc Raco Pavan Bahl and Rob Sanchez (photo by Sarah Takako Skinner)

Open Source Business co-founders Rob Sanchez and Pavan Bahl join Julie Chan for a look-behind-the-curtain and a trip down memory lane in a revealing conversation about pivoting  a business, business ethos, team communication, couples counseling, and whether a new business name is the right choice — all in this super-sized special episode.

Chan sat down with two of the three Open Source Business co-founders in 2016 in Bahl’s apartment to discuss their business, along with some new changes in direction, to give insight into the name of a new business entity, and to provide purpose readings to Sanchez, Pavan, and about the business as a whole. This conversation also served as a kind of test to decide whether the company’s new podcast network would add a new show, which ultimately became “All Possibilities” to its roster.

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023 – Larendee Roos and Lindsay Call – Working with Light

Business meets spirituality with mother and daughter team…

Larendee Roos (business and spiritual advisor, speaker, author, and founder of Roos Consulting – (profile)) and her daughter Lindsay Call (founder of Lindsay’s Soul Readings – (profile)), join Julie Chan for a discussion as mother and daughter on having a spiritual business, working as a team, and helping people improve their lives. Recorded at the MouthMedia Network Studios. DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPT

Being in flow, becoming a spiritual adult, and finding your own “mother voice”

Roos shares her spiritual journey, combining rational mind and strategic business advice with spiritual intuition, having mystical experiences at young age and lucid dreams of a mission to fulfill, the importance of spiritual alignment, channeling that through a business, her tactical, practical, methodical process, and producing a road map that becomes a spiritual guide. How we all have a foundation of where we were that doesn’t need to be thrown out but instead just an alignment around it, being “in flow” and listening and being able to receive answers, and why we don’t need to be afraid of the mountain in front of us. Having to learn lessons over and over again, becoming a “spiritual adult”, remembering more as our life purpose and spiritual nature is recalled, and an “awakening journey”. Also, the impact of a little willingness to see things another way, and finding your own “mother’s voice.”

A long line of intuitives, being empathic, and the answers within

Call’s spiritual journey, knowing from being a young girl she knew she had a spiritual connection, and wanting to learn more. Learning the most from very connected and a loving family, coming from long line of spiritual intuitives, how seeing blurriness meant people needed help, being an empath and feel things very deeply, being able to connect and help people make better decisions for themselves, and how having a spiritual connection doesn’t even require the need to see them. How she sees colors and they give her clues. And how she’s always known the answers are within, and how it is merely a matter of helping people find those answers within.

Lifting people up, joining spirits, and making a difference

Call shares how she’s a guide to help, how people are not really bad and there’s love and light, that we have angels who protect us, and that the work is about lifting people up. Call as one of 10 children that Roos raised, the ability to sit in and interpret as Call does readings, and joining spirits together as mother and daughter. Plus, a vision of how they can make a difference in the world together, and how physical healing connect with spiritual healing.

022 – Tanya Alvarez of Owners Up – Being Seen

Overcoming self doubt and finding one’s light…

Tanya Alvarez, Co-Founder of Owners Up (a community of solopreneurs that help you achieve your business goals and technology that tracks your accomplishments – (bio)), joins Julie Chan at the MouthMedia Network Studios.

Challenge despite success, a passion to help, and the genesis of Owners Up

Alvarez revisits her purpose reading from Chan a year ago, being born in NY and raised in Miami by single parent, growing a company at the age of 25 to more than $1 Million in revenue and selling it, starting a fifth company, the importance of always having a team around you, giving entrepreneurs a success structure to take on the world, how she pulled out of raising money for a company to get more life balance, and her passion was helping entrepreneurs but didn’t want to be labeled a business coach, wanting to make a difference, putting entrepreneurs in groups of five and a providing a successful facilitator, weekly calls, software to write goals along with a daily wrap up, and the ability to chart data for skills/weaknesses, data and metrics. How the “you from a month ago” can coach you when encountering obstacles.

Seer of truth, seeking transformation, and white light vs. dark light

Chan reviews Alvarez’s prior purpose meeting with five to six pages of channeled text of blocks, actions, thought impressions, and images made up of something like a metaphor resembling streaming video. Chan’s reading includes images of a seer of truth and detail, seeking transformation, finding wisdom, truth, and value potential that no one else can see and helping them to bring it into fruition, zooming into what is causing the pain, the white light of love, and a ball of dark light, and asking where is your light.

Fighting ego, a need to blend in, and audaciousness, vulnerability and leadership

Label vs. impact of efforts, getting to the point of being able to say yes to the offers such as getting on the stage, and how having a team around her Alvarez can do big challenges. But speaking was another thing, being in the spotlight. Deciding what you want to do, who to impact, the importance of being seen. How fear goes away after practice. Alvarez’s interview with CNN on TV as a big growth from a life of wanting to blend in, and the impact of keeping the goals in mind and in front of you. Being audacious, vulnerable, and a leader. What is Alvarez’s superpower? How to not stay in negative modes, and how helping someone helps shake negativity. And, looking at your life through a certain “tint”. Plus, being held accountable, prioritizing values, the defaults for sabotage, and knowing one’s goals will happen.

021 – Lancelot Cameron, Financial Superhero – Heart on Fire

Holistic wealth advice with Lancelot Cameron…

Lancelot Cameron, “Financial Superhero” and Holistic Wealth Advisor with Kaspian Group, Inc. – (bio), joins Julie Chan for a discussion on taking hold of one’s financial future, empowering others and owning leadership. Recorded at the MouthMedia Network Studios.

Stopping the bleeding, the flow of money, and shifting habits

Cameron describes his work of helping someone to move from where they are to where they want to be, why the work is rewarding, how most times they aren’t aware of what is needed or how to move forward because of lack of knowledge, and his focus on high earning professionals to help them build wealth while dealing with student loan debt. Goals to be living below your means, paying yourself first, stopping the “bleeding”, shifting habits.

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