Navigate and master life's transitions with bestselling author Elena Brower. This is your invitation to PRACTICE YOU.On the PY Podcast, expect raw, real inquiries into relationship, lifestyle, healing, education, spirit, service, ancient practice, and modern wisdom. Expect explorations that uplift our understandings, stories to support our strengths, and lessons in compassion to amplify our love.Together we’ll elevate humanity to spark, share, and sustain wellbeing. Welcome to PRACTICE YOU.
On the voyage of service, what still needs our attention, connecting to Mother Earth, and majestic remembrance. Nadine McNeil, is a yoga teacher, speaker, transformational coach and humanitarian whose mission is to ignite infinite possibility in people around the world and share yoga with diverse underserved communities. Over the last few decades, Nadine has travelled the world in service of the UN, UNICEF, Global Volunteer Network and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. These and other experiences rooted Nadine’s continued devotion to activism. Inspired by her firsthand encounters with both the resilience of the human spirit and also its suffering, Nadine’s talks, workshops, yoga sessions and retreats are continually described as powerful, moving and insightful. RESOURCES https://www.universalempress.com/ Nadine's 21-Day Reset Program Transformational Women's Circles Race Corona, On World Yoga Day
On studentship, using your art to heal, and becoming heavy enough to hold it all. Kiese Laymon is the author of three books, most recently the NY Times bestselling memoir, Heavy: An American Memoir. He is a Professor of English born and raised in Jackson Mississippi.
On the beauty and merit of hard work, and the gift and responsibility of creativity. On using your commerce to touch the lives of those in need, and the healing that comes with giving and receiving help.
On racism as a curable heart disease, the ever-expanding gift of mindfulness, and what it means to stay awake and responsive in these times with care and wisdom. Ruth offers us an invaluable meditation to close.
On the real breaking points, perils and virtues of honest parenting, creating more time for adventure and more space to be ourselves. Vanessa Cornell founded NUSHU Society through a personal need for a soulful community of women interested in exploring the self through powerful ideas and practices. Through events based in New York, NUSHU Society creates a space where women can feel safe to connect deeply, try new things, have fun and learn. Our collective goal is to lead a passionate, authentic and joyful life. Other passions include surfing, rock climbing, wine and contemporary Japanese ceramics. Vanessa lives in New York with her husband and five children. Length: 46:54 [1:46] - Bringing people together. [2:32] - Maternal health. Christy Turlington. Every Mother Counts. [5:30] - On maintaining her identity and honoring her voice, as a mother of five. [12:02] - Paying attention to your needs as a small act of rebellion. [15:09] - Founding Nushu. Gathering women together. Allowing space for vulnerability. On going first. [21:33] - On noticing what underlying values are at play: achievement vs. resting. [23:14] - Energy Medicine and kids. [26:48] - Bedtime with family. [29:33] - Spending time apart from kids. [30:38] - What needs healing. On loving our whole selves. [34:30] - Favorite view. Finding flow. [36:13] - Prayer as a connection to source. Meditation. [40:06] - Surfing as a way to feel alive. Fear vs physical sensation. Resources Nushu Society Every Mother Counts Energy Medicine by Dr. Jill Blakeway Calm app Daybreaker
On refining our inner dialogue, personal integrity, transparency in relationships and parenting, letting your shortcomings be funny, and navigating the space between conditional and unconditional love.
On welcoming compassion for the string of selves you've ever been, quotes from Hourglass and Inheritance. On the corrosive power of family secrets, and the healing of the secret that Dani uncovered about her origins.
Glo founder Derik Mills joined me for a sweet, edifying conversation on my last trip to film at Glo. We touched upon the last ten years of digital evolution, the future of virtual practice and the heart of what we do together at Glo.com.
Leading your life in the world v. leading your life for the world. Treating your whole life as the organization you’re leading, investing in what really matters, and the pillars of personal leadership with social entrepreneurship expert and author Claudia Chan.
On the occasion of Mary Oliver's passing, a reading of dear passages and poems. Mary’s work has informed mine since 1998; reading her words brings me back to the earliest days of teaching and learning to lead.