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The podcast was incepted by host Krista Xiomara in April 2018 with the intention of investigating the intersectionality of spirituality, personal development, and healing. The podcast has created a global audio community that fosters conversation, curiosity, and connection by bringing inspiring guests to share their stories of awakening, enlightenment, healing and personal growth. Follow this podcast on Instagram @ianwpodcast

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    • 5.0 • 50 Ratings

The podcast was incepted by host Krista Xiomara in April 2018 with the intention of investigating the intersectionality of spirituality, personal development, and healing. The podcast has created a global audio community that fosters conversation, curiosity, and connection by bringing inspiring guests to share their stories of awakening, enlightenment, healing and personal growth. Follow this podcast on Instagram @ianwpodcast

    Mónica Esgueva - "The 7 Levels of Wisdom" Ep. 292

    Mónica Esgueva - "The 7 Levels of Wisdom" Ep. 292

    This Sunday I sat down with Spiritual Teacher, Transformational Coach, and Author, Mónica Esgueva to discuss her new book "The 7 Levels of Wisdom" a book about reaching the highest levels of consciousness, wisdom, and inner peace. Mónica discusses integrating the lessons we learn so that we might further evolve and expand our own consciousness. She shares the importance of awakening and breaking out of the matrix, and breaking free from societal programming and conditioning. She jokes that Earth is like a boot camp and it takes real courage to seek a path of enlightenment and wisdom, to shift the collective consciousness, one person at a time.
     
    Mónica Esgueva is a celebrated self-development teacher and spiritual guide, known for her ability to merge Eastern and Western philosophies into actionable wisdom. Her journey from a successful career in international business to a decade-long spiritual exploration in India and Nepal under the tutelage of Tibetan lamas, including the Dalai Lama, has equipped her with a unique blend of practical and profound insights.
    Mónica's latest book, "The 7 Levels of Wisdom," is a testament to her life’s work and dedication. It promises to provide the keys to navigating life's challenges with greater awareness and purpose.
    To learn more about Mónica, headover to her website: http://www.monicaesgueva.com/
     
    You can watch this full interview over on our YouTube Channel. Don't forget to subscribe!
     


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    Podcast Production:
    Written, directed, and edited by Krista Xiomara Produced by LightCasting Original Music by Mr. Pixie Follow this podcast on Instagram @ianwpodcast 

    • 49 min
    Dr. Judy Ho, Ph.D, ABPP, ABPDN - The New Rules of Attachment Ep. 291

    Dr. Judy Ho, Ph.D, ABPP, ABPDN - The New Rules of Attachment Ep. 291

    This Sunday I sat down with Dr. Judy Ho, to discuss her newest book "The New Rules of Attachment: How to Heal Your Relationships, Reparent Your Inner Child and Secure Your Life Vision." Dr. Judy explains why it can be difficult to break out of old patterns of thinking. She share the antidote to unworthiness is reparenting ourselves as empowered adults. We discuss the different techniques and approached to healing attachment styles to become a securely attached adult. We wrap up the interview discusse the correlation between attachment styles and burnout. 
     
     
    Dr. Judy Ho, Ph. D., ABPP, ABPDN is a triple board certified and licensed Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychologist, a tenured Associate Professor at Pepperdine University, and author of Stop Self-Sabotage. An avid researcher and a two-time recipient of the National Institute of Mental Health Services Research Award, Dr. Judy maintains a private practice where she specializes in comprehensive neuropsychological assessments and expert witness work. She is often called on by the media as an expert psychologist and is also a sought after public speaker for universities, businesses, and organizations. Dr. Judy received her bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Business Administration from UC Berkeley, and her masters and doctorate from SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. She completed a National Institute of Mental Health sponsored fellowship at UCLA's Semel Institute.
     
    Resources:
    Dr. Judy Ho - TedX Reno
     
     
    You can watch this full interview over on our YouTube Channel. Don't forget to subscribe!
     


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    Podcast Production:
    Written, directed, and edited by Krista Xiomara Produced by LightCasting Original Music by Mr. Pixie Follow this podcast on Instagram @ianwpodcast 

    • 42 min
    Dr. Laura Gabayan, MD, MS - "Common Wisdom: 8 Scientific Elements for a Meaningful Life Ep. 290

    Dr. Laura Gabayan, MD, MS - "Common Wisdom: 8 Scientific Elements for a Meaningful Life Ep. 290

    This Sunday, I sat down with Author, Physician, and Researcher Dr. Laura Gabayan, MD, MS to discuss her new book "Common Wisdom: 8 Scientific Elements of a Meaningful Life." Dr. Gabayan discusses how all the elements of common wisdom are interconnected. She explains the difference between innate wisdom and learned wisdom and how we can cultivate both in our lives. We explore a few elements like curiosity, tolerance and creativity. Dr. Gabayan shares how creativity helps people think outside the box, to move through difficult life experiences and create meaningful lives. 
     
     
    To learn more about Dr. Laura Gabayan and buy her book, head over to her website. 
     
     
    You can watch this full interview over on our YouTube Channel. Don't forget to subscribe!
     
     


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    Podcast Production:
    Written, directed, and edited by Krista Xiomara Produced by LightCasting Original Music by Mr. Pixie Follow this podcast on Instagram @ianwpodcast 



     

    • 41 min
    Joan Ranquet - Author and Animal Communicator on deepening our connection with animals Ep. 289

    Joan Ranquet - Author and Animal Communicator on deepening our connection with animals Ep. 289

    This Sunday, I sat down with best-selling Author and Animal Communicator Joan Ranquet. Joan's most recent book "Emotional Freedom Technique for Animals and their Humans, Creating a Harmonious Relationship through Tapping"  offers insights into the art of welcoming new pets into your home with compassion and understanding. Joan explains how we can build and deepen our intimacy with our pets. She talks about helping animals and their human beings release trauma together through tapping. We also discuss the grief around losing our pets, what happens when our pets cross over, and how we can stay connected to our pets on the other side. 
    To learn more about Joan or sign up for one of her events head over to her webiste. 
    Episode Resources:
    The Rainbow Bridge, Animals in Transition - Joan Ranquet for TEDx
    EFT Tapping for Animals with a Fear of Fireworks
    Joan Ranquet YouTube Channel
     
    You can watch this full interview over on our YouTube Channel. Don't forget to subscribe!
     


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    Podcast Production:
    Written, directed, and edited by Krista Xiomara Produced by LightCasting Original Music by Mr. Pixie Follow this podcast on Instagram @ianwpodcast 

    • 43 min
    Lisa Tahir, LCSW - The Chiron Effect: - Healing Our Core Wounds through Astrology, Empathy, and Self-Forgiveness Ep. 288

    Lisa Tahir, LCSW - The Chiron Effect: - Healing Our Core Wounds through Astrology, Empathy, and Self-Forgiveness Ep. 288

    This week I sit down with Psychotherapist and Author Lisa Tahir, LCSW about her new book: "The Chiron Effect - Healing Our Core Wounds through Astrology, Empathy, and Self-Forgiveness."  The Chiron Effect is a guide to using astrology as a diagnostic tool to identify one of 12 core wounds, and heal them utilizing a prescription of psychology, spirituality, and taking personal responsibility.  Lisa and I discuss how understanding our Chiron placement in our natal chart can provide us with important insight and information for us to take an empowered approach to healing. Lisa shares why we need to cultivate empathy and self-forgiveness in our healing journey.
     
    To find out more about Lisa, head over to her website. Lisa is graciously offering 50% off a 45-minute session to all I'm Awake! Now What? Podcast listeners. 
     
    You can watch this full interview over on our YouTube Channel. Don't forget to subscribe!
     
     


    If you'd like to support this podcast, consider buying podcast inspired merch here!
     
    Podcast Production:
    Written, directed, and edited by Krista Xiomara Produced by LightCasting Original Music by Mr. Pixie Follow this podcast on Instagram @ianwpodcast 

    • 53 min
    Catherine R. Bell - Creating Awakened Leaders & Cultivating Conscious Business Models Ep. 287

    Catherine R. Bell - Creating Awakened Leaders & Cultivating Conscious Business Models Ep. 287

    This week I sit down with Best Selling & Award Winning Author Catherine R. Bell. Catherine is also the Founder of The Awakened Company and Awakenly--a popular self-discovery app. Catherine is also a serial entrepreneur, business leader and innovator. We discuss her trilogy of books that focus on awakening in ourselves, awakening through enneagram and creativity, and how to build an awakened company. 
    Catherine discusses her thoughts on conscious leadership in business by sharing with the audience the importance of remembering our role and relatedness. Our role is not our value as a human being. When we work together, we must remember we are connected first through our shared humanity
    Episode Resources & Mentions:
    Catherine R. Bell: 
    he Awakened Company:https://awakenedcompany.com/ 
    Awakenly App: https://www.awakenly.app/
    "Are you a boss-hole" Article: https://awakenedcompany.com/2016/10/05/are-you-a-bosshole-start-cultivating-awakened-relationships/
     
    You can watch this full interview over on our YouTube Channel. Don't forget to subscribe!
     
     


    If you'd like to suport this podcast, consider buying podcast inspired merch here!
     
    Podcast Production:
    Written, directed, and edited by Krista Xiomara Produced by LightCasting Original Music by Mr. Pixie Follow this podcast on Instagram @ianwpodcast 

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

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50 Ratings

50 Ratings

Matt Thieleman ,

The conversations we need

Krista is the perfect host for the conversations she invites onto the show — curious, insightful, humble, and grounded. She curates great guests who contribute much-needed perspectives on what it means to be a spiritual being inside a human body. Thanks, Krista!

mcs4 ,

EXACTLY what I need each week

This has become one of my new favorite podcasts. Each week Krista and her guests offer so much insight and wisdom. This is the perfect show for anyone taking a deep dive into personal growth and personal greatness. So happy I found this community.

@unique_pvot ,

Love ❤️ this podcast!

I just found this podcast & I just love the topics & variety of guests to support me in my healing journey. Thank you✨

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