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The Almost Awakened Podcast is about conversations around being human. Topics include Human Development, Human Behavior, Human Connection and Intimacy, Shadow Work and all the tools and resources available to help us on that journey!!!

Almost Awakened Bill Reel

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9, 37 Ratings

The Almost Awakened Podcast is about conversations around being human. Topics include Human Development, Human Behavior, Human Connection and Intimacy, Shadow Work and all the tools and resources available to help us on that journey!!!

    Almost Awakened: 046: Abortion and Critical Thinking

    Almost Awakened: 046: Abortion and Critical Thinking

    Today I examine the issue of abortion. Not to decide the right or wrong of the issue but as a way to see into how we can think critically about a conversation where we are passionate and often not thinking as rationally. Abortion is a topic that often has us arguing from emotional passion and […]

    • 36 min
    Almost Awakened: 045: Adam & Eve And Conscious Altering Tools

    Almost Awakened: 045: Adam & Eve And Conscious Altering Tools

    In this episode we piggy back on last weeks episode on myth and help the Almost Awakened listener deconstruct one of our judeo/ christian myths… namely the Adam & Eve story around the Fall. We talk about what Adam and Eve could represent and more importantly what the fruit from the tree of knowledge of […]

    • 26 min
    Almost Awakened: 044: Myth Is All Around Us

    Almost Awakened: 044: Myth Is All Around Us

    Today we dip our toes into MYTH and how pervasive it is in our cultural and social structures. Any time we label or tell a story about the way things are and what they mean we are likely in the sphere of myth. Money, relationships, nationality and patriotism, family history, who people are…. all myth. […]

    • 25 min
    Almost Awakened: 043: Mirror, Validate, and Have Empathy

    Almost Awakened: 043: Mirror, Validate, and Have Empathy

    Today we dive into how to handle conflict differently. The conversation centers around what is needed to help people get out of lizard brain and to help another to feel heard creating the space needed to keep a conflict from devolving. The conversation helps us understand how fear affected us hundreds of thousands of years […]

    • 24 min
    Almost Awakened: 042: George Floyd & Systemic Racism

    Almost Awakened: 042: George Floyd & Systemic Racism

    Mekael and Bill utilize this episode to discuss the this George Floyd moment. His death, the protests and riots, the systemic racism in this country, the police abuse, and most importantly the ethnocentricity and tribalism that all these abuses and inequalities are rooted in. RESOURCES: https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/fall-2018/what-is-white-privilege-really https://www.cpt.org/files/Undoing%20Racism%20-%20Understanding%20White%20Privilege%20-%20Kendall.pdf https://nationalseedproject.org/Key-SEED-Texts/white-privilege-unpacking-the-invisible-knapsack https://au.reachout.com/articles/standing-up-to-racism https://www.opportunityagenda.org/explore/resources-publications/lessons-talking-about-race-racism-and-racial-justice https://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/people/how-to-deal-with-racist-people http://www.oprah.com/inspiration/7-ways-to-stand-up-to-racism_1 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/23/podcasts/1619-podcast.html https://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/707189471/confronting-racism https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tR6mKcBbT4 […]

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Almost Awakened: 041: The Cannabis Industry with Brad Poulos

    Almost Awakened: 041: The Cannabis Industry with Brad Poulos

    We sit down with Brad Poulos and discuss Cannabis AKA Marijuana. We discuss Cannabis generally and get into what issues are on the forefront of the Cannabis Industry. RESOURCES:https://bradpoulos.com/https://ca.linkedin.com/in/bradpouloshttps://www.axsource.com/welcome-brad-poulos-our-cannabis-expert/https://ocannabiz.com/archives/speakers/bradley-poulos Become a Premium Subscriber: Monthy:  $3 Yearly:  $25  $50  $100  $250 Support the podcast by purchasing from Amazon HERE.

    • 1 hr 10 min

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37 Ratings

baileyh122 ,

Inspiring

I love listening to your podcast, it’s very thoughtful, and thought provoking, keep up the good work <3

kim/h/m ,

#020

Beautiful tribute to your mother. This episode gave me much comfort. Ten years ago my father died in much the same way. I felt the same way you did. I still do, even stronger now that I have left religion. Sorry for your loss, thanks for sharing!

RedRockGirl0 ,

It just keeps getting better!

I love the nuggets of wisdom I gain from listening. Great new podcast. The world is full of podcasts, but this one makes me grow. Thanks!

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