233 episodes

This podcast explores how to heal stress & trauma holistically. I am your host, Luis Mojica. My work, Holistic Life Navigation, was modeled after my own journey in healing myself of chronic illness & PTSD. I share this podcast with many other brilliant minds who, like me, healed themselves through unique, unusual, and unorthodox ways. For more information on me & my work, please visit: https://www.holisticlifenavigation.com. (Written, produced & recorded by Luis Mojica. Editing by Will Manning. Intro & outro song: "Witch Love" by Luis Mojica)

Holistic Life Navigation Holistic Life Navigation

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 334 Ratings

This podcast explores how to heal stress & trauma holistically. I am your host, Luis Mojica. My work, Holistic Life Navigation, was modeled after my own journey in healing myself of chronic illness & PTSD. I share this podcast with many other brilliant minds who, like me, healed themselves through unique, unusual, and unorthodox ways. For more information on me & my work, please visit: https://www.holisticlifenavigation.com. (Written, produced & recorded by Luis Mojica. Editing by Will Manning. Intro & outro song: "Witch Love" by Luis Mojica)

    [Ep. 193] The Third Perspective: Self-Censoring, Addiction, and Freedom with Africa Brooke

    [Ep. 193] The Third Perspective: Self-Censoring, Addiction, and Freedom with Africa Brooke

    On today's episode, Luis is joined by Africa Brooke, a developmental coach who works with hyper-visible people and author of The Third Perspective: Brave Expression in the Age of Intolerance. 

    Luis and Africa have a riveting exchange where they share their experiences with the biology of belonging, the high of shaming or humiliating, and fawning.

    Luis and Africa discuss:
    Identity of oppressionRepression of our power, expression, and curiosity due to fearHolding multiple truths simultaneouslyCall-Out & Cancel CultureHumanizing our "opponents"You can learn more about Africa's work at: https://africabrooke.com/


    You can read more about, and register, for the upcoming retreat here: https://www.holisticlifenavigation.com/menla-retreat

    • 1 hr 23 min
    [Ep. 192] Understanding Attachment Styles Through The Somatic Lens w/ the HLN Team

    [Ep. 192] Understanding Attachment Styles Through The Somatic Lens w/ the HLN Team

    On today's episode, the HLN Team talks attachment styles, taking a perspective based in somatics rather than one of pathology.

    They discuss: 
    how attachment style isn't fixed, but is relational and environmentalhow identifying our styles can be helpful for pattern recognition, but can be difficult if they become identityhow to relate to attachment styles and habitswhat secure attachment meansagency vs. urgency

    You can read more about, and register, for the upcoming retreat here: https://www.holisticlifenavigation.com/menla-retreat

    • 58 min
    [Ep. 191] How to BE The Love You Seek: Ownership, Love, & Security w/ Dr. Nicole LePera (The Holistic Psychologist)

    [Ep. 191] How to BE The Love You Seek: Ownership, Love, & Security w/ Dr. Nicole LePera (The Holistic Psychologist)

    On today's episode, Luis is joined by Dr. Nicole LePera, better known as @The.Holistic.Psychologist. Dr. Nicole is a therapist who created the SelfHealers Circle to allow people to go on their own journey and create who they want to become.

    Dr. Nicole shares with us her new book, How to be the Love You Seek, as well how her approach to relationships has evolved over time.

    Luis and Nicole discuss:
    How to interrupt reflexive patternsDistinguishing between "This relationship is not for me" vs "I don't have the capacity for this relationship [right now]."Why trauma doesn't like unpredictability and how we can mistake familiarity for comfort or safetyWhy "true love" isn't undying loyalty; we can accept people exactly as they are AND maintain boundariesComing to distinguish the difference between peace and contentment vs being tired or bored in the bodyHow "immaturity" is an entitlement of regulation from our partner which is carried over from childhood when attachment and co-regulation needs were unmetNontraditional relationships, expanded relationship & throuplesHer personal evolution of her relationship with herself and her partnersYou can learn more about Nicoles's work at: https://theholisticpsychologist.com/


    You can read more about, and register, for the upcoming retreat here: https://www.holisticlifenavigation.com/menla-retreat

    • 58 min
    [Ep. 190] Greed, And How We All Have The Potential For It w/ Jaguar Mary X

    [Ep. 190] Greed, And How We All Have The Potential For It w/ Jaguar Mary X

    Today's episode is a replay of a radio interview with Luis and Jaguar Mary X. 
    They had Luis on their program, Midday Medicine Journey. It's a live, public radio out of Kingston, NY. You can find the entire episode here.

    For more information about Jaguar Mary X, visit:
    https://www.kaliartproject.com/


    You can read more about, and register, for the upcoming retreat here: https://www.holisticlifenavigation.com/menla-retreat

    • 55 min
    [Ep. 189] The Sugar & Trauma Healing Connection w/ Florence Christophers

    [Ep. 189] The Sugar & Trauma Healing Connection w/ Florence Christophers

    Today's episode is a replay from the Kick Sugar Summit, where Luis discusses his personal history with binge eating and sugar over-consumption, the effect sugar has on the body and nervous system, and the transformational medicine of somatics and self-relating.

    You can learn more about the Kick Sugar Summit here: https://www.kicksugarsummit.com/


    You can read more about, and register, for the upcoming retreat here: https://www.holisticlifenavigation.com/menla-retreat

    • 54 min
    [Ep. 188] Feeling Low? Get Lower - Navigating Chronic Pain, Illness, & Generational Trauma w/ Asha Frost

    [Ep. 188] Feeling Low? Get Lower - Navigating Chronic Pain, Illness, & Generational Trauma w/ Asha Frost

    On today's episode, we are visited by friend of the show, Asha Frost. Asha is an energy healer, visionary, spiritual teacher, and mentor.

    Asha shares how her practice of "going lower" has supported her in navigating chronic pain, illness, and generational trauma.

    Luis and Asha discuss:
    how pain and illness are the medicinebypassing vs. relating to the statehow illness and pain can be expressions of internalized and suppressed traumacarrying & releasing generational traumaexperiencing freedom in painYou can learn more about Asha's work at: https://ashafrost.com/


    You can read more about, and register, for the upcoming retreat here: https://www.holisticlifenavigation.com/menla-retreat

    • 44 min

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334 Ratings

Sweet Melanie ,

Life Inspiration

HLN has enhanced my life and made it better.

Moon unit222 ,

One of the best pods on somatics out there

Luis Mojica makes somatics accessible and easy to understand. I find so much wisdom and personal healing in his work and the podcast. I highly recommend this podcast to anyone interested in nervous system regulation and spirituality.

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Helpful, compassionate guidance

This podcast is really life changing!

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