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Gateways to Awakening is a gateway for your own spiritual journey.

Today, people are suffering from stress and anxiety like no other time in history. Mental illness is on the rise, and people are either self-medicating or numbing out with a variety of distractions. In one on one conversations with leading experts in wellness and spirituality, Gateways to Awakening will share best practices and offer a gateway to help those who are interested to expand their awareness and consciousness.

We’ll be asking these questions and more:

How can we become more connected to ourselves and bring greater awareness to our lives?
How can we connect with our own voice and intuition and be on the highest life path possible?
Is there a greater intelligence, a primordial, intuitive intelligence, beyond just what we can access through our five senses today?

For the modern-day seekers, Gateways to Awakening asks these questions and explores conversations with experts in their fields. I’ll be talking to a variety of guests from Ph.D. academics in Reiki, Shiatsu, binaural beats, Chinese medicine practitioners, mystics, and even one of the leading experts on The Secret. I ask that you stay curious with me, as we navigate these questions and more with our guests. This is your journey, so pay attention to what makes you feel expansive and lighter.

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Gateways to Awakening is a gateway for your own spiritual journey.

Today, people are suffering from stress and anxiety like no other time in history. Mental illness is on the rise, and people are either self-medicating or numbing out with a variety of distractions. In one on one conversations with leading experts in wellness and spirituality, Gateways to Awakening will share best practices and offer a gateway to help those who are interested to expand their awareness and consciousness.

We’ll be asking these questions and more:

How can we become more connected to ourselves and bring greater awareness to our lives?
How can we connect with our own voice and intuition and be on the highest life path possible?
Is there a greater intelligence, a primordial, intuitive intelligence, beyond just what we can access through our five senses today?

For the modern-day seekers, Gateways to Awakening asks these questions and explores conversations with experts in their fields. I’ll be talking to a variety of guests from Ph.D. academics in Reiki, Shiatsu, binaural beats, Chinese medicine practitioners, mystics, and even one of the leading experts on The Secret. I ask that you stay curious with me, as we navigate these questions and more with our guests. This is your journey, so pay attention to what makes you feel expansive and lighter.

    Evolutionary Relationships and Connections with Patricia Albere

    Evolutionary Relationships and Connections with Patricia Albere

    On today’s episode, I interview Patricia Albere, the founder of the Evolutionary Collective, internationally known contemporary spiritual teacher, visionary, bestselling author of Evolutionary Relationships: Unleashing the Transformative Power of Mutual Awakening and recognized leader in the emerging field of post-personal development.

    Her unique experience of a sustained dual awakening over 20 years ago led to the discovery of the essential components that create an awakened ‘we space’ that is transforming our understanding of what is possible in the space between us.

    Patricia has a free, self-paced Introduction to Mutual Awakening e-Course available at www.evolutionarycollective.come/intro-course-yt

    We talk about the following and so much more:
    ✅ The new evolutionary dimension of embodiment and what it means to be in an evolutionary relationship
    ✅ Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and how she applies it to the world of relationships
    ✅ How the need for connection has changed in the last ten years and especially in the last year of the pandemic
    ✅ The Mutual Awakening Practice and why its important

    Please tag us and tell us what you loved! You can follow @Gateways_To_Awakening on Instagram or Facebook if you’d like to stay connected.

    The pursuit of vocation and finding purpose in life with Parker Palmer

    The pursuit of vocation and finding purpose in life with Parker Palmer

    In today’s episode, we’ll be speaking with Parker Palmer, a writer, speaker, activist, and founder and Senior Partner Emeritus of the Center for Courage & Renewal.

    He has reached millions worldwide via his ten books, including the best-selling Healing the Heart of Democracy, Let Your Life Speak, The Courage to Teach, and A Hidden Wholeness. His latest bestseller is On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity and Getting Old (2018).
    Palmer holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley, and 13 honorary doctorates. In 1998, the Leadership Project, a national survey of 10,000 educators, named him one of the 30 “most influential senior leaders” in higher education and one of the 10 key “agenda-setters” of the past decade.

    I first learned about Parker Palmer through Krista Tippet, as I was a part of the On-Being weekend at 1440 Multiversity many years ago, and was moved by his books.
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    We talk about the following and so much more:
    ✅ His book, “Let your life speak” and what he means by the phrase: "living the life that wants to live in me."
    ✅ How he made the decision to create his own path as a teacher and a leader
    ✅ How he knew that he was not going to go down the conventional road
    ✅ “Age itself,” he says, “is no excuse to wade in the shallows. It's a reason to dive deep and take creative risks.”
    ✅ How he decided to take creative risks
    ✅ In his book, Let Your Life Speak, he talks about how leaders can cast both shadow and light, and a few shadows are: insecurity about identity and worth, and the belief that the universe is a hostile battleground.
    ✅ His time with the Quakers and how it shaped him
    ✅ How his journey through the depths of depression shapes his life

    You can learn more about Parker Palmer here: https://couragerenewal.org/wpccr/parker/

    Please tag us and tell us what you loved! You can follow @Gateways_To_Awakening on Instagram or Facebook if you’d like to stay connected.

    The quirks of the quantum mind with the Princeton Engineering Lab with Brenda Dunn

    The quirks of the quantum mind with the Princeton Engineering Lab with Brenda Dunn

    On today’s episode, I speak with Brenda Dunn, who was Laboratory Manager of the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) laboratory from its inception in 1979 until its closing in 2007. She now serves as President and Treasurer of ICRL, International Consciousness Research Laboratories www.icrl.org.

    With Robert G. Jahn, she is coauthor of Margins of Reality: The Role of Consciousness in the Physical World, Consciousness and the Source of Reality: The PEAR Odyssey, Quirks of the Quantum Mind, and Molecular Memories. She also served as coeditor of Filters and Reflections: Perspectives on Reality and Being and Biology: Is Consciousness the Life-Force.

    We dive into the following and so much more:
    ✅ Her experience and observation of how intuition works
    ✅ Her book, “Margins of Reality”, and what she means by “sensors and filters”
    ✅ What the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) “PEAR” is, why it was created, and her role in the program
    ✅ Some of the major experiments that were conducted at the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) Lab in remote viewing, and human intention
    ✅ Her book, “Quirks of the Quantum Mind” and what they are
    ✅ The International Consciousness Research Lab

    Please tag us and tell us what you loved! You can follow @Gateways_To_Awakening on Instagram or Facebook if you’d like to stay connected.

    The power of play and how to heal the trauma of the body

    The power of play and how to heal the trauma of the body

    In today’s episode, I speak with Brett Fleisher, a life long pursuer of the expressive arts and authentic expression. Brett has traveled down many paths; as an actor, writer, musician, filmmaker, youth educator, somatic and reiki practitioner.

    After many years of feeling out of balance physically, emotionally and mentally, Brett discovered the power of somatic release and began to heal through old traumas that were causing him lifelong pain and discomfort. He instantly resonated with this approach to integrating the mind, body and belief systems and began studying the Point Holding Process and Somatic Release Technique with his beloved teachers
    Catalina Ureta and Judith Johnson.

    Brett founded The Yummy Heart in the fall of 2018 and loves working one on one with people to help guide them back into their bodies, as well as educating people on understanding the function of trauma through workshops and community gatherings.

    In addition to his work with The Yummy Heart, Brett is a long standing facilitator with Sacred Sons and is currently a lead mentor of the Sacred Sonz Youth Program.

    We dive into the following and so much more:
    ✅ What it means to play as an adult
    ✅ What somatic embodiment work is , and why he decided to invest in this methodology in his practice
    ✅ What the Yummy Heart organization, why did you create it, and why did you choose that name?
    ✅ What Sacred Suns is , and why he decided to join this organization -- and how he’s become a mentor for youth
    ✅ What it means to show up as a conscious and embodied male in your words
    ✅ Some of the trends he has seen when working with young men

    You can find Brett at
    https://www.theyummyheart.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/thephoenixassembly/
    https://www.sacredsons.com/
    https://beheadedforgreatness.com/

    Please tag us and tell us what you loved! You can follow @Gateways_To_Awakening on Instagram or Facebook if you’d like to stay connected.

    “Calling in the One” and Conscious Uncoupling with Katherine Woodward Thomas

    “Calling in the One” and Conscious Uncoupling with Katherine Woodward Thomas

    In today’s episode, I speak with ​​Katherine Woodward Thomas, the New York Times bestselling author of Calling in “The One”: 7 Weeks to Attracting the Love of Your Life, and Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After . She is an award-winning marriage and family psychotherapist.

    Over the past two decades, Katherine has had the honor of teaching hundreds of thousands of people from all corners of the globe to create conscious, loving relationships and to realize the higher potentials all their connections hold for health and happiness.

    We dive into relationships, finding the “one”, and conscious uncoupling, and much more:

    ✅ What it means to “call in the one”
    ✅ How her book forces you to inquire all the ways we are really disconnected from ourselves
    ✅ The meaning of a “spiritual partnership” which she defines as: “Spiritual partnership implies a goal of encouraging and supporting the unfolding of each other’s soul’s reasons for being here in the first place”.
    ✅ Why she wrote this book as a series of 7 prompts, and over a period of 7 weeks
    ✅ What Conscious Uncoupling is, and why she started this movement after her relationship ended
    ✅ How her POV on relationships have changed in the last decade

    Katherine also trains and certifies people to become Certified Calling in “The One” Coaches , and/or Conscious Uncoupling Coaches and provides ongoing supervision and development to a vibrant community of her coaches from around the world.

    Please tag us and tell us what you loved! You can follow @Gateways_To_Awakening on Instagram or Facebook if you’d like to stay connected.

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    Do you know how to manage your dopamine for a better quality of life?

    Do you know how to manage your dopamine for a better quality of life?

    On today’s episode, I speak with Betsy Burroughs, the president of FocusCatalyst in San Francisco, California. Atlantic Magazine called her “A Silicon Valley branding executive turned neuroscience researcher."

    Betsy consults with organizations on business innovation--and with individuals on how to easily stop bad habits. Even though her first book is for businesses, surprisingly she used every technique in it to make it easy, effortless, and fun for her to change one bad habit after another--all the way up to and including easily losing 90 pounds.

    Her book Focus: The catalyst for innovation is available on Amazon. Her second book is ”Do You Have A Scaredy-Cat Brain? 52 Ways to Soothe A Scaredy-Cat Brain. Based on the Neuroscience of Cortisol and Dopamine.” It will be available in 2022.

    We dive into the following and much more:

    ✅ We define what dopamine is and why is it such an important neurotransmitter
    ✅ What the Focus Catalyst process exactly is and how it works
    ✅ How she uses her neuroscience hacks to help people overcome triggers
    ✅ We break down my own session and how you can create new neural pathways when you are triggered in your own life

    You can follow her @TheDopamineDiva.
    You can reach her at: www.FocusCatalyst.com

    Please tag us and tell us what you loved! You can follow @Gateways_To_Awakening on Instagram or Facebook if you’d like to stay connected.

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