Living The Yogic Life In A Material World with Karan Bajaj

Most of us have discovered that life is never a straight line. It actually resembles a series of zig-zags. We zig in order to strengthen our creative gifts. We zag in order to provide a roof over our head and food on the table. This conversation looks at the life adventures of a father, a husband, a writer, a corporate marketer, a world traveler, and a meditation and yoga teacher. Karan Bajaj’s life path has been a quest to answer the question: Does our search for spiritual fulfillment and creativity have to take a back seat to our livelihood? His
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Dealing With Chronic Pain with David Hanscom, M.D.

Having had had two spinal surgeries, ending up with kidney failure, ulcers and post-operative infection, Hanscom has first-hand knowledge of chronic pain. This has left him with extreme empathy for patients who come to him. Since medical school he’s educated himself on mind/body syndromes. Discovering he had a lot of anger issues he says, “I wrote a section in my book called the disguises of anger and, looking backward, I could see that I had every disguise going. When you come from a difficult childhood like mine, anger and anxiety are your baseline; that’s your norm.” He describes three causes of pain:
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Stop Working On Yourself And Start Living with Ariel & Shya Kane

The Kanes spent many years and all their savings working hard on themselves to bring about positive change. Exhausted by it all they discovered that “working on themselves doesn’t work.” They have found that transformation can happen in the instant. Shya Kane tells us, “transformation happens when you notice how you’re being without judging yourself and it’s over. It happens in an instant, outside of time. Transformation happens exponentially in all areas of your life, not just in those areas you think you want to change.”  With their unique view from personal experience the Kanes’ wisdom is surprisingly simple, but not easy. They give us
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True Transformation Is An Inside Job with Isha Judd

We are often trapped in the matrix of our intellect telling ourselves that we are victims of circumstances: it’s the economy, it’s my upbringing, it’s my job, my co-workers. Judd says, “[T]his moment is the only moment you can change and this moment defines your future moments. So when I focus on praise, love, gratitude, and giving . . . I create more of that.  If you are focusing on what is wrong, what is missing, or what’s in lack, it is inevitable that you keep creating that.” She reminds us to be vigilant in choosing love over fear as we create
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