064 – Miranda Maher of Tiger Heart Tao – Coming Home to your Body

Miranda Maher

Tao Arts & Qi Healing…

Miranda Maher Miranda Maher, Founder of Tiger Heart Tao, joins corresponding host Jessica Brodkin (Love and Light Reiki) in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:

  • Maher’s first exposure to spirit when she wandered into a lecture a friend dragged her to see David Allen
  • Learning to think and feel and experience reality
  • Maher’s decades in Buddhism without discipline
  • How she had to learn how had to grow beyond emotional reactions to things, which was prior out of reach for her
  • Maher’s body is getting older, martial arts in family so pursuing that seemed obvious
  • Taoism emotions are energy, work with them, accept them, make use of them
  • Raising and purifying energy (Qi), it can manifest as kindness
  • Tai Chi only 300 years old, type of Qigong, skill with life force energy and with breath
  • Energy pathways through the body, meridians and vessels
  • Microcosmic orbit, energy centers connected to chakras
  • Buddhism and Eastern religions and spirituality are on the rise
  • Why Taoism stands out
  • “The I Ching”, looking into the future hexagram
  • Many people come to Qigong from yoga and martial arts
  • Spend time with yin and cultivate it
  • Not valuing yin
  • Healing is not instantaneous
  • Ovarian and vaginal kung fu
  • A woman’s sexual energy, collection of practices, addresses hormonal imbalance, aging, emotions, sexual pleasure, confidence, boundaries, centeredness
  • Helps in creativity
  • Seminal Kung Fu
  • The Ovarian Palace
  • The problem of opening your third eye without proper grounding
  • Having a maternal relationship with students, and the NY need for the sense of “new” has impacted the ay classes and teaching are undertaken
  • Being a retired Ninja
  • Ninjutsu
  • How spirituality has informed Maher’s art

058 – Ben Turshen of The Spring Meditation – The Law of Breathing

Ben Turshen

Vedic mediation and breathing work from a former attorney turned meditation teacher…

Ben TurshenImagine hating your job–something many people experience. Meet a man who decided enough was enough, walking away from a prestigious corporate law firm to become a Vedic Meditation teacher, dedicating his life to shepherding others to live their best lives. Ben Turshen, meditation teacher, joins guest host Jessica Brodkin [Episode 11] in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:

  • Three things Turshen does, Vedic Meditation, work with individuals on breath work, and personal coachingBen Turshen
  • How he was a corporate lawyer, and it ate his soul, but he practiced law for four years, had a breakdown in the first two weeks of law school
  • How his whole life experience was filled with anxiety and depression, which was fairly well managed until law school, and a red flag for a legal career, but still got through law school and got big job in major law firm but didn’t feel successful
  • A law course was taught being on the spot answering teachers questions, and how he was not comfortable in those situations, had anxiety attacks constantly
  • Lifting weights in high school made him feel more confident, went into college thinking he’d be in sports training
  • How reviewing a contract introduced him to law
  • Partnering in Spring Meditation
  • Mantra-based on personalized soundsBen Turshen
  • De-excite the mind and nervous system, to a place of rest, and why timing around meals may be better as a preference
  • Meditation is learned in groups, practiced on your own, different than breath work
  • Breath work has different methodologies, how Turshen chose which breath work to teach
  • Most issues are learning to breathe the right way—not doing that causes massive disfunction
  • The importance of working with people who want to work with you
  • A common theme is educating people on lifestyle and making them happier whether athletics or meditation or breathing
  • Deserving to be happy, and deserving power, and not a mental thing

055 – Kristen Boyer – The Shamanatrix

Shamanatrix

A journey from dominatrix to shaman to help people heal old traumas and reclaim power with the ancient healing techniques of shamanic soul retrieval…

ShamanatrixKristen Boyer, Shamanic Practitioner, Holistic Counselor, and Shamanatrix, joins guest host Jessica Brodkin [Episode 11] in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:

  • Boyer on her Masters in Creative Arts Therapy, and how her background in psychology helped be successful as dominatrix
  • Growing up in a fundamentalist cult-like religious Christian home, and being repeatedly sexually abused by a neighbor as a child, and how that grew her into an empathic person wanting to help and empower people and to assist them to understand themselves better
  • Being seventeen years old at an amusement park and reunited with an old crush, immediately falling in love, keeping in touch several years, then getting marriedShamanatrix
  • When she realized her husband had been lying the entire time with a web of lies
  • When Boyer started getting into crisis mode, with a lot of the stress in her life much of which wasn’t even hers, and she was trying to help people and couldn’t even help herself
  • When someone gave her a “wild card”, as a nanny suggested she should become a dominatrix
  • When Boyer felt she had nothing to lose, having lost her husband and home, and being led to the destination of being a dominatrix for a reason
  • Becoming a professional dominatrix as a new career
  • The irony of having no interest in hurting people
  • Boyer’s “dom name” was Karma (Jones), which came off he top of her head, and how she felt like her mouth opened and someone else spoke for her
  • How Boyer became a role-play specialist, and it was essentially improv
  • Dominatrix services were utilized largely by high powered men, handing over their power for an hourShamanatrix
  • Reenacting people’s traumatic situations
  • Soul retrieval and soul loss
  • Discovering shamanism
  • When spirits were connecting with her during BDSM sessions, and started connecting with a higher vibration and began to receive healing and felt the call to study shamanism
  • How everyone has their story and pivotal moments, it is up to us what we make of that
  • We can get our power back, our innocence and courage, re-empowerment, and fully be ourselves

054 – Erin Khar – Writing and Living the Truth

Erin Khar

Addiction, recovery, mental health, relationships, parenting, infertility, and self-care…

Erin KharErin Khar (Managing Editor at Ravishly and author of the popular weekly advice column Ask Erin) joins guest host Jessica Brodkin [Episode 11] in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:

  • Khar’s addiction to heroin for 15 years starting at 13 years old, and how she didn’t look like drug addic,t had straight As, lots of friends, no warning signs, etc.
  • How her love for child was stronger than her hatred of self
  • Learning how to take care of herself and walking through shame and depression that drove to use drugs
  • Healing is confronting the parts of ourself we don’t want others to see, we let go of shame and that’s where healing startsErin Khar
  • How Khar lost her baby due to premature birth, and met Brodkin after having had four miscarriages prior to that,
  • Khar’s incredible emotional pain, and it wasn’t about her head, it was about her soul
  • A psychic medium suggested she needs to go to Reiki
  • Khar’s believe that a silver lining of pain was growing closer to a spiritual connection than before, and how her family bonded than before
  • Getting tested and being able to make her way through that, and people won’t able to confront things, so they will stay in toxic patterns,
  • Part of self-care is to tell people “I feel __________”
  • How Khar had a successful clothing line, and had challenges and stopped caring about itErin Khar
  • A chance encounter with a writer that led to started a blog called Rarely Wrong Erin (and eventually Ask Erin), due to her ability to recall random information, and then she got a job at Ravishly, ad is now the managing editor
  • A lot of #METOO questions — of 60 questions per week 10-15 are about that topic
  • The tricky topic of conditioning around consent
  • Taking things people struggle with, so consent is frequently topical in her advice column
  • The need for conversations about consent
  • How fear is always worse than actually doing something
  • Khar was feeling unlovable and living like the room was on fire until a switch flipped
  • How she wants to bring hope because she was hopeless for a long time

053 – Debra Flics – Classic Healer, Musical Healer

Debra Flics

Talk therapy, trauma therapy, EMDR, meditation, dream work, and healing music…

Psychotherapist and musician Debra Flics (Awake Presence) joins guest host Jessica Brodkin [Episode 11] in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

 

Music healing

Music in the podcast studio with psychotherapist Debra Flics, and guest host Jessica Brodkin on the next episode of All Possibilities podcast .

Gepostet von All Possibilities podcast am Montag, 2. April 2018

In this episode:

  • Flics shares how her career started in own psychotherapy, how she had been doing acting and her acting teacher recommended therapy to get to know herself better (as the teacher did with all students), and the outcome was clear that Flics supposed by a therapist
  • Obtaining her Master of Social Work, and her postgraduate studies in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy
  • How she is not a not run of the mill psychotherapist
  • Vipassana Insight meditation (mindfulness meditation), how it is not trying to organize a different state but rather how things are, be with whatever arises
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Getting people in touch with deep patterns of behavior and ways of thinking, which are encoded as we’re developing, how they can be released, and spontaneous and allowing he presence of more authentic impulses to behave in more productive and kinder ways as a new way of being
  • Not just working with old patterns, but developing who clients really are in their truth and bringing that out into the world
  • EMDR, a trauma treatment, stimulation on one part of the body then the other, or sounds, when trauma is triggered it can take over our personality (on and off)
  • Dream work
  • When Flics was seeking to be working as a comedic actress
  • A Harmonium is played in studio, and Flics reveals how it is used a lot in Indian chanting music, and when she is leading call and response chanting, and sound healing
  • The divine feminine going through Flics
  • Sometimes the universe cooperates that if person moves through internal pattern and can move in a different way and the karmic energy doesn’t have the power it used to have, attacking issues through two angles
  • The importance of talking with the language of the person who is receiving therapy, not imposing one’s own on them
  • Sometimes seemingly meaningless things are not meaningless
  • Evolution can be painful but end up in a profound result
  • And profound final thoughts, including listening to our own confusion and meet our own heart with love

052 – Acupuncturist Anna Eszter Hajosi – Healthier, Stronger, Faster

Holistic Athlete NYC

Holistic approach to sports and wellness…

Holistic Athlete NYCAnna Eszter Hajosi, New York State Board Certified Licensed Acupuncturist and founder of Holistic Athlete NYC (providing comprehensive, holistic approach to healing, recovery and wellbeing through the use of acupuncture, nutrition, corrective exercises and other traditional modalities) and avid triathlete, joins guest host Jessica Brodkin [Episode 11] in the MouthMedia Network studio powered by Sennheiser.

behind the scenes

Anna Eszter Hajosi, New York State Board Certified Licensed Acupuncturist and founder of Holistic Athlete NYC examines the back and posture of guest host Jessica Brodkin on "All Possibilities" podcast in this behind-the-scenes moment.

Posted by All Possibilities podcast on Samstag, 24. März 2018

In this episode:Holistic Athlete NYC

  • How Eszter Hajosi earned her undergraduate degree in Dietetics and Nutrition from Semmelweis University, the oldest medical school in Hungary, and her Master of Science degree in Acupuncture from Tri-State College of Acupuncture
  • Whether one can heal the body with just positive mind set and needles, etc. and whether we change the structure of brain
  • How Eszter Hajosi felt guided to go to the US and New York, without knowing English, and then decided to go to acupuncture school instead of becoming a doctor
  • Eszter Hajosi’s primary work with athletes and dancers
  • Running triathlons and a half iron manHolistic Athlete NYC
  • As you get stronger you can get injured often, it takes tome for body to adjust
  • Eszter Hajosi on working with a psychiatrist from Columbia University, who refers patients who aren’t being helped by medication or who want to try another method
  • Using the tongue as a diagnostic tool
  • The quick results possible with acupuncture
  • When Eszter Hajosi had a fibroid
  • Increasing blood flow, meridians
  • How emotions should not dictate what we do, discipline and creating habits
  • Diagnosing posture

050 – Dainichi Lazuli – Mind Blown by a Perfect Spiritual Symphony

Dainichi Lazuli

Universal themes and intersections of world religions and spirituality…

Dainichi Lazuli Interfaith minister, tarot reader, Vedic astrologer, Kabalist and Reiki healer Dainichi Lazuli goes into full out expert mode. What is the true origin of the Abrahamic faith that Western civilization is built on, and is there proof that the divine feminine exists in the original Judeo-Christian tradition? And, what are the universal themes within world religions, creating a perfect spiritual symphony?

Dainichi Lazuli , an Angel Card Reader, Intuitive Healer, Guide & Spiritual Coach. Holistic & Complementary Therapy practitioner at Aum Shanti Bookshop of Eastern & Western Spirituality and Crystal Gallery, and Assistant Manager, Modern Magus And Reiki Shinpuden at Namaste Bookshop, joins guest host Jessica Brodkin (Episode 11] in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:

  • Lazuli shares how he became involved with and learned so much about religion and spirituality, as a middle child of seven and always not feeling like he belonged, always having anger, causing him to leave the house as a young age to seek something greater, then meeting a Cambodian family who taught him a lot, and staying with them for six years
  • The mystic aspects of Judeo-Christian teachings
  • The current theta that connects people together, and why Lazuli believes he is an Indigo Child
  • What led Lazuli to Buddhism and Hinduism, and why Hinduism was a derogatory term, and Vedantic practitioners, Vishnu and Shiva gods
  • Finding proof of the Mother of God
  • How the Divine Feminine has a place and explanation in Abrahamic traditions
  • The relationships between Adam and the atom, and what the Heart of God may have to do with Oppenheimer
  • How we all choose everything around us, there are no coincidences
  • Divining with crystals a.k.a. lithomancy
  • How Tarot cards are connected to the Torah
  • Why our spinal column emulates serpent-like qualities
  • The number seven and its importance, God and math
  • An attack of the Divine Feminine on Friday the 13th, and how two people in unison create God the whole
  • How the Tree of Life is planetary and astrological
  • Being in stillness is when we receive guidance and enlightenment
  • How Lazuli became an authority on the subject of religion and spirituality, the influence of Professor Brignola
  • How Lazuli immersed himself in Interfaith, merging various religious concepts together, and became an Interfaith Minister
  • When Lazuli prayed to God to put him in a place where he can make a difference, and a week later was in Namaste bookshop
  • Lazuli learned from many teachers including a Vedic astrology mentor, studied Kabala, and The Course in Miracles
  • Why we need to stop searching for God and other things, as in stillness there is God, and how helping others is the highest state of joy
  • Developing healing modalities to heal body, mind and soul

048 – Margaux Avedisian – Queen of Bitcoin, Cinderella Story

Margaux Avedisian

Cryptocurrency and spirituality…

Margaux AvedisianIt’s hard to scroll through your phone without reading and hearing about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency these days. So, who’s behind that success, and what does this have to do All Possibilities?

Meet Margaux Avedisian, Partner and Co-Founder at CooLPool Fund & EVP at Transform Group. Guest host Jessica Brodkin [Episode 11] used to perform comedy with her at the Bitcoin center in SoHo, New York, every week for years. Plus, she is also one of the industry’s most experienced cryptocurrency marketers.

Margaux AvedisianAvedisian shares her story and why she believes in an ethical and spiritual way to conduct business that helps everyone, how her diligent spiritual self care (using the tools of Kundalini yoga, Kabbalah, gratitude, and Reiki) have transformed her life into a real “Cinderella story” — so much so-that she is known internationally at the Queen of Bitcoin. Recorded at MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:Margaux Avedisian

  • How Avedisian became known as the Queen of Bitcoin, and an expert in cryptocurrency and blockchain, being involved since 2012
  • Starting as an entrepreneur , launching the first American Bitcoin exchange, helping get American Education Day on The Hill about Bitcoin, and now an EVP at a leading PR firm representing most ICOs (token companies)
  • The nature of cryptocurrency, not having one company control money or info, empowering people, how all people who downloaded the software are mining info, keeping track of Bitcoin, instead of a central authority like a bank who may not have society as its primary interest, and how one cannot trace cash, but can trace cryptocurrency
  • When Avedisian had rough times, getting evicted, sleeping at a construction site, fighting courts, having no money from doing startups, then started doing yoga, and her life changed quickly in one year after pursuing a spiritual quest
  • The laws of the universe and how Avedisian uses them, how everything is energy, knowing vs. practicing, how everything happens for a reason and how you react to it determines a lot of things, and something may not really be bad if you gain perspective
  • Kundalini yoga and Avedisian’s awakening, the value of having someone keeping you accountable, Avedisian’s shift after meditation, then Kabbalah, the mystical parts of religion, and the many perspectives of the same thing, earning light, being here to create and earn goodness, and the mistake of not accepting what someone is giving
  • How does spiritualty feed success, and how does one define success since becoming more spiritual, how spirituality changes perspective and allows one to be able to get out of a mood, and how opportunities arise when one is more positive, how one views and loves oneself
  • People have same experiences over and over
  • No one can take what is meant for you, and knowing that fosters greater community
  • “No one can darken my light”, say what you think and go after what you want regardless of what people say, say when things are not right, and shine light on things that are

It’s a boy!

Jonathan

JonathanIn this special announcement, host Julie Chan shares news of the arrival of her first child, a bay named Jonathan Wilson Chan Sanchez, born Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 at 2:24am at 8 pounds 8 ounces, 22.5 inches after a 30 hour induced labor, one week after his due date. “The labor/delivery was the hardest thing I have ever done physically, emotionally and spiritually.” says Chan.

Jessica Brodkin Founder of Love and Light Reiki(bio), and who shared her journey  through the CIA, WMD’s, MIT science labs, stand-up comedy, and energy healing  in Episode 11) will be filling in as show host for a few weeks for Chan while she focuses on Jonathan.

 

011 – Jessica Brodkin of Love and Light Reiki – From WMD’s to Love and Light

Reiki energy healing with Jessica Brodkin…

Jessica Brodkin, Founder of Love and Light Reiki (bio), joins Julie Chan for a journey through the CIA, WMD’s, MIT science labs, stand-up comedy, and energy healing. Recorded at the MouthMedia Network studios.

Discovering Reiki, science vs. spirituality, and the human energy field

Brodkin reviews her atheist roots, migraines and pseudo seizures at age 26, how a medical issue led her to discover Reiki, and seeing spirits. How science hasn’t caught up with spirituality, and how they are not fundamentally different. Everything is one. What Reiki is, what the mechanics are, how the human energy field doesn’t end where physical body ends, adjusting energy fields, releasing chakras, being intuitive, and releasing one’s mind.

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