61 episodes

Super States explores the intersection of super states - altered states of consciousness - with personal and professional development. We talk with experts in hypnosis, breath work, psychedelics, and sexuality, and more to uncover the ancient and modern practices they use to create changes in their lives. If you are interested in using Super States to push your boundaries and live your best life, this is the podcast for you.

Super States: Practices of TRANCE-formation Joshua Peters

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Super States explores the intersection of super states - altered states of consciousness - with personal and professional development. We talk with experts in hypnosis, breath work, psychedelics, and sexuality, and more to uncover the ancient and modern practices they use to create changes in their lives. If you are interested in using Super States to push your boundaries and live your best life, this is the podcast for you.

    Ep 060 - Unlock Personal Power With Elizabeth Sterling

    Ep 060 - Unlock Personal Power With Elizabeth Sterling

    Elizabeth is an Integrative Hypnotist and Coach specializing in helping dancers and performing artists. She helps people break through what's been holding them back so they can step into their fullest expression. 
      
    In this episode, Elizabeth discusses her journey with hypnosis and how she has embraced both the science and the magic of it. She shares how her approach to hypnosis has shifted from a perfectionistic mindset to a co-creative process with her clients. She also talks about her experience of navigating the dissonance between her religious background and being a hypnotist, which at the beginning brought a lot of contradictions to her.  
     
    She emphasizes the importance of listening to the body, like if life was a dancer and you were the dance. 
     
    Are you ready? Tune in. 
     
    Takeaways: 
    - Hypnosis is a combination of science and magic, and it's important to embrace both aspects.  
    - Shifting from a perfectionistic mindset to a co-creative process with clients can lead to more powerful and transformative experiences.  
    - Listening to the body and using movement and dance as a form of healing can be incredibly beneficial.  
    - There can be dissonance between religious beliefs and being a hypnotist, but it's possible to navigate and find alignment.  
    - The future of trance and altered states holds exciting possibilities, particularly in the context of ballet and holistic healing.  
     
    Connect with Elizabeth:  
    - Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/thewholepointe  
    - Website - https://www.thewholepointe.com/  
     
    Embrace Your Transformation: 
    - Remove your blocks with this free email experience – https://xfactorhypnosis.com/transform 
     
    Connect with Joshua Peters:  
    - Website - https://xfactorhypnosis.com/   
    - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuareypeters/   
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/joshuareypeters/   
    - TikTok -  https://www.tiktok.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3Q5CDVt 
    - Super States on Spotify -  https://open.spotify.com/show/2a3V1IUMs8cT7Qd54L0ZbU?si=321f9a909c2d4ce3    
    - Super States LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/company/99399964/ 

    • 45 min
    Ep 059 - Embracing the End of Life with Cat Campion and Jane Whitlock

    Ep 059 - Embracing the End of Life with Cat Campion and Jane Whitlock

    Catherine Campion, a SAG-AFTRA on-camera and voice talent, possesses an intelligent, intriguing, inspirational, and irresistible voice. Jane, a trained end-of-life doula, is well-known for her popular TEDx talk, where she shared her profound experience of caring for her husband during his whirlwind decline, an event that deeply shaped the rest of her life. 
      
    In this episode, they share their journey working in nursing facilities and hospices, offering emotional, spiritual, and physical support to patients. Their goal is to help individuals navigate the dying process and find peace and closure. 
      
    They emphasize the importance of legacy, encouraging people to express their final wishes and gratitude through legacy letters and funeral parties. They highlight how death has become a taboo subject in our lives and stress the importance of reintegrating it into our living process. 
      
    The discussion covers topics such as the death positivity movement, the use of psychedelics in end-of-life care, the importance of pain management, and the misconceptions surrounding death and dying. They also explore the role of ego death and the potential for healing and growth in the dying process. 
      
    Tune in! 
     
    Takeaways: 
    - End-of-life doulas provide emotional, spiritual, and physical support to individuals facing serious illness or the end of life. 
    - Legacy letters and funeral parties can help individuals express their final wishes and gratitude. 
    - There is a need for better training and support for healthcare professionals and families in dealing with death and dying. 
    - Pain management, including the use of morphine, is crucial in providing comfort to dying individuals. 
    - Psychedelics, such as MDMA and LSD, can be used therapeutically in end-of-life care to relieve suffering and facilitate ego death. 
    - It is important to respect individual beliefs and experiences regarding the afterlife, and not impose our own beliefs on others. 
    - Medical aid in dying should be considered on a case-by-case basis, with a focus on reducing suffering and respecting individual autonomy. 
     
    Connect with Cat & Jane:  
    - Cate’s Website -  https://www.catherinecampion.com  
    - Jane’s Website - www.deathdoulajane.com 
     
    Embrace Your Transformation: 
    - Remove your blocks with this free email experience – https://xfactorhypnosis.com/transform 
     
    Connect with Joshua Peters:  
    - Website - https://xfactorhypnosis.com/   
    - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuareypeters/   
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/joshuareypeters/   
    - TikTok -  https://www.tiktok.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3Q5CDVt 
    - Super States on Spotify -  https://open.spotify.com/show/2a3V1IUMs8cT7Qd54L0ZbU?si=321f9a909c2d4ce3    
    - Super States LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/company/99399964/ 

    • 54 min
    Ep 058 - Discover True Freedom with Joshua Peters

    Ep 058 - Discover True Freedom with Joshua Peters

    In this solo episode, Joshua explores the concept of freedom and its importance in personal growth and self-improvement. He discusses breaking free from societal rules and expectations to live authentically.  
     
    Through his personal journey of overcoming fear and the impact it has on our lives, he invites you to explore various techniques such as meditation, breathwork, and hypnosis to cultivate freedom and release emotional triggers.  
     
    Joshua emphasizes the importance of connecting with something bigger than ourselves and questioning societal constructs. He concludes by guiding listeners through a hypnotic trance to embrace their own sense of freedom. 
     
    Tune in! 
     
    Takeaways 
    - Freedom is essential for personal growth and self-improvement. 
    - Breaking free from societal rules and expectations allows us to live authentically. 
    - Fear often holds us back from experiencing true freedom. 
    - Techniques such as meditation, breathwork, and hypnosis can help cultivate freedom and release emotional triggers. 
    - Connecting with something bigger than ourselves and questioning societal constructs is important for finding true freedom. 
     
    Embrace Your Transformation: 
    - Remove your blocks with this free email experience – https://xfactorhypnosis.com/transform 
     
    Connect with Joshua Peters:  
    - Website - https://xfactorhypnosis.com/   
    - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuareypeters/   
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/joshuareypeters/   
    - TikTok -  https://www.tiktok.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3Q5CDVt 
    - Super States on Spotify -  https://open.spotify.com/show/2a3V1IUMs8cT7Qd54L0ZbU?si=321f9a909c2d4ce3    
    - Super States LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/company/99399964/ 

    • 29 min
    Ep 057 - Healing Through the Inner Child and Shadow Work with Brandy Walker

    Ep 057 - Healing Through the Inner Child and Shadow Work with Brandy Walker

    Brandy is a therapist and an intuitive. She just started her own private practice and has a big personal mission to help raise the frequency and consciousness on the planet. As a therapist, she takes what you could call a “psychodynamic, solution-focused” approach. 
      
    She also teaches workshops to make concepts like inner child, shadow work, and past lives more accessible and digestible. 
      
    In this episode we discuss her unique approach to therapy and coaching, which includes solution-focused psychodynamic therapy, inner child work, shadow work, and past life exploration. She emphasizes the importance of self-compassion and integrating the shadow as key components of personal growth and healing.  
     
    Brandy also highlights the power of connecting with nature and the awakening of consciousness happening in the world as she encourages listeners to recognize their own gifts and embrace the transformative potential of their pain points. 
     
    Tune in! 
     
    Takeaways: 
    - Brandy's unique approach to therapy and coaching combines solution-focused psychodynamic therapy, inner child work, shadow work, and past life exploration.  
     - Self-compassion is a crucial practice for personal growth and healing.  
     - Integrating the shadow and embracing all parts of ourselves is essential for wholeness.  
     - Connecting with nature and recognizing the awakening of consciousness in the world can bring about transformative experiences.  
     - Pain points and challenges can point to our hidden gifts and potential for growth. 
     
    Connect with Brandy: 
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/brandyglows/  
    - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandyglows/  
    - Website - https://www.brandyglows.com/  
    - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@brandyglows  
    - TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@brandyglows 
     
    Embrace Your Transformation: 
    - Remove your blocks with this free email experience – https://xfactorhypnosis.com/transform 
     
    Connect with Joshua Peters:  
    - Website - https://xfactorhypnosis.com/   
    - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuareypeters/   
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/joshuareypeters/   
    - TikTok -  https://www.tiktok.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3Q5CDVt 
    - Super States on Spotify -  https://open.spotify.com/show/2a3V1IUMs8cT7Qd54L0ZbU?si=321f9a909c2d4ce3    
    - Super States LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/company/99399964/ 

    • 41 min
    Ep 056 - Spirituality and Psychotherapy with Sabrina Santa Clara

    Ep 056 - Spirituality and Psychotherapy with Sabrina Santa Clara

    Sabrina Santa Clara is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Spiritual Doula. She studied at Naropa University, where she earned a Master of Arts in Somatic Counseling Psychotherapy, with a dual emphasis in Body Psychotherapy & Dance/Movement Therapy. She is a specialist in Psychotherapeutic Touch, and trains other clinicians on the use of touch in therapy. Sabrina is genderfluid and uses the pronouns she/her or ze/zir. 
     
    Sabrina works with clients who are healers, therapists, and individuals seeking alternative approaches to traditional psychotherapy. She integrates various practices, including psychedelic therapy, energy work, and working with guides and spirits. Sabrina highlights the significance of being present and moving between worlds in trance work, as well as integrating trance states into daily life.  
     
    In this conversation, we discuss the integration of psychedelic and spiritual experiences, emphasizing the importance of bringing these experiences into everyday life. We explore the relationship between the mundane and the spiritual, highlighting the need to see them as interconnected rather than separate.  
     
    Sabrina shares with us the practice of embodied meditation as a way to ground oneself and cultivate a softer, more surrendered state of being, emphasizing the power of community and holding space for each other, and the need for microcultures that prioritize healing and connection. 
     
    Takeaways: 
    - Trust your inner wisdom to facilitate healing. 
    - Alternative approaches to traditional psychotherapy: psychedelic therapy and energy work. 
    - Being present and moving between worlds is essential in trance work. 
    - Integrating trance states into daily life can enhance healing and personal growth.  
    - How to integrate psychedelic and spiritual experiences into everyday life. 
    - Practicing embodied meditation can help cultivate a grounded and surrendered state of being. 
    - Community and holding space for each other are vital for healing and personal growth. 
     
    Connect with Sabrina: 
    - Website - https://www.sabrinasantaclara.com  
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/sabrina.santaclara/ 
    - Email - info@sabrinasantaclara.com 
    - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sabrinasantaclara/ 
    - Instagram - @SabrinaSantaClara 
    - YouTube - @SabrinaSantaClara 
    - Text/WhatsApp/Signal - 303.955.8945 
    Embrace Your Transformation: 
    - Remove your blocks with this free email experience – https://xfactorhypnosis.com/transform 
     
    Connect with Joshua Peters:  
    - Website - https://xfactorhypnosis.com/   
    - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuareypeters/   
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/joshuareypeters/   
    - TikTok -  https://www.tiktok.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3Q5CDVt 
    - Super States on Spotify -  https://open.spotify.com/show/2a3V1IUMs8cT7Qd54L0ZbU?si=321f9a909c2d4ce3    
    - Super States LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/company/99399964/ 

    • 49 min
    Ep 055 - Holistic Healing and Awakening with Yoni Havana

    Ep 055 - Holistic Healing and Awakening with Yoni Havana

    Yoni Havana is a Holistic Lifestyle and Awaking Guide, and Host of the Yoni Havana Podcast. He is also Co-Founder of Men of Integrity, a Brotherhood of Divine Masculinity. His work is focused on guiding people to heal, expand, and find their divine alignment in life.  
     
    During this episode, Yoni’s shares his journey to becoming a guide and the impact of holistic health and awakening on people's lives. He discusses his background in tech and his personal experiences with holistic health and awakening.  
     
    We talked about his process of working with clients, emphasizing the importance of preparation and integration, and also discussed the misconceptions about psychedelic guides and the evolving nature of his practice.  
     
    In this conversation, Yoni Havana shared techniques for preparing for an experience, such as journaling and seeking support from trusted allies, while acknowledging the risks and considerations of altered states and expresses his excitement about the potential for awakening and personal growth.  
     
    The key insight from the conversation is the power and responsibility to create one's own heaven on earth.  
     
    Tune in ✨🎤 
     
    Takeaways: 
    - Holistic health encompasses the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of life. 
    - How awakening works and how to do it in different aspects of reality and self. 
    - Working with a guide can provide support and guidance in the journey of holistic health and awakening. 
    - Preparation and integration for a transformative psychedelic experience.  
    - Common challenges that might be leading you to lack of meaning and purpose. 
    - Considerations for altered states. 
    - Ancestral healing, what it involves, and its results. 
    - The power and responsibility to create one's own heaven on earth through personal growth and transformation. 
     
    Connect with Yoni Havana: 
    - Website - https://yonihavana.com/  
    - Men of Integrity Website - https://moi.community/  
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/yonihavanapodcast/  
    - Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/yoni-havana-podcast/id1687007767  
     
    Embrace Your Transformation: 
    - Remove your blocks with this free email experience – https://xfactorhypnosis.com/transform 
     
    Connect with Joshua Peters:  
    - Website - https://xfactorhypnosis.com/   
    - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuareypeters/   
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/joshuareypeters/   
    - TikTok -  https://www.tiktok.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@joshuareypeters   
    - Super States on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3Q5CDVt 
    - Super States on Spotify -  https://open.spotify.com/show/2a3V1IUMs8cT7Qd54L0ZbU?si=321f9a909c2d4ce3    
    - Super States LinkedIn -  https://www.linkedin.com/company/99399964/ 

    • 48 min

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Great podcast

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