057 – Myq Kaplan – The Universe and Laughter

Myq Kaplan

An atheist transforms into a standup comedian after a chance encounter at a music festival leads to a fifteen-year spiritual journey…

Myq KaplanMyq Kaplan, 2010 Last Comic Standing Finalist and a standup comedian who has appeared on the Late Night with David Letterman, the The Tonight Show, and Louie, and his CD “Vegan Mind Meld” was one of iTunes top ten best-selling comedy albums in 2010, joins guest host Jessica Brodkin (Episode 11) in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:

  • Myq Kaplan on growing up without spiritual practices, despite his parents being JewishMyq Kaplan
  • Both parents were music teachers, and he was made to participate in music which was almost like a religious education
  • How music led him to comedy, and then to spirituality with a chance encounter
  • Meditation, and feeling it is between science and magic
  • Drinking Ayahuasca, and the DMT in it
  • Being everything and nothing, and being the center of the universe and being but dust, and how elements are little when alone and have color when in mass
  • Our world has lost touch with mysticism, imagine a planet without laughter
  • Coming to an understanding of enlightenment with mushrooms
  • Mushrooms vs. Ayahuasca
  • The book “Ishmael” about a psychic gorilla who teaches someone about history of society and agricultureMyq Kaplan
  • How we are a part of everything else
  • On a spiritual journey, how does this inform rest of life, including as a comedian
  • How his spiritual journey has changed him, and what he talks about on stage
  • Course in Miracles
  • How religions are about doing good deeds for others and the Universe
  • Love is the only thing that is real that makes sense, that doing that is better for the world and oneself

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