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The life you desire begins with slowing down. Powerful meditations from Insight Timer meditation guide, Eileen Rose Miles, to help you explore what it means to be you. Pause, breathe, reflect and take the inward journey toward understanding and embracing yourself on a deeper level.
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Welcome to the Insomnia Coach Podcast. My name is Martin Reed. I believe that by changing how we respond to insomnia and all the difficult thoughts and feelings that come with it, we can move away from struggling with insomnia and toward living the life we want to live. In this podcast, I share insomnia success stories featuring people who ended their struggle with insomnia. New episodes are released monthly.
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Thought Pieces is the new podcast from celebrated art book publishers MACK, bringing you the best of long-form writing at the intersection of art and literature. Each week, discover new fiction, poetry, and criticism, reflecting on subjects including the curious history of childhood, lockdown in New York City, and the ethics of documentary photography, written and read by authors at the vanguard of creative practice. Featuring Eileen Myles, Ben Lerner, Lynne Tillman, Collier Schorr, and more.
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From the Bleachers is the only podcast that recognizes that the Real Housewives franchise is a sport in which each woman cast for the show becomes a high-level player, competing to earn additional seasons of play and social media fame. Join Mandy & Sandra (The Real Housewives of Bend, Oregon), in a fun and quirky recap-style podcast, as we analyze all of the best plays made by our favorite women in reality TV, the Real Housewives. We kick off the podcast with analyzing play in the Real House ...
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Where there is no attachment there is abundance. Where are you grasping? What are you attached to? A thing, a person, external validation or an outcome? Let it go and make room for more. p.s. have you ever wanted to learn how to create and lead your own meditations? Learn more about my Meditation Teacher Training and join the waitlist using the lin…
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Sutton and Kyle make some solid plays in this week's game, but can they compete with Erika pulling out TWO apologies? Plus, Sandra and Mandy speculate on: Is Season 1's mean psychic gloating? Is Kyle getting a villain edit? And does Sutton need an intervention? We've got a four point apology by Mandy, Sandra pondering her soul, and the world's long…
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Austin Fuller is a Folk Witch living in the pine Flats of west-Central Florida, amongst the sea, swamp, and forest. A perfumer, conjuror, diviner, and artist, Austin traffics with spirits at the crossroads, intersecting witchcraft and art. They are the sole operator of BanxBramble on Instagram and banexbramble.com and a cohost on Southern Bramble: …
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How do you measure the success of your day? Often we base our success on how productive we are and what we can accomplish. It can leave us feeling like we always have to do more... But what if there was another way to measure the success of our days? What if it could be measured on our ability to practice presence? This meditation is for you to ref…
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My friend, your thoughts and feelings don't have to consume you. Just like a river flows by, so can the things you think and feel. Join me in this river visualization as you focus on staying grounded to create a sense of inner freedom and peace of mind. p.s. have you ever wanted to learn how to create and lead your own meditations? Learn more about…
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Sandra and Mandy analyze all the plays in Season 13 Episode 15 of RHOBH. The players line up to compete with back-to-back PTCs during Sutton Stracke’s releasing ceremony. Sutton spreads Merce’s ashes, creating a Fi-ash-co that earns Mandy the podcasting pun of the week. Some brief apology play by Crystal Minkoff allows us to demonstrate that Sandra…
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“Silence is not the absence of sound, but the ability to exist within it.” This meditation is meant to help you sit in the stillness and silence of your mind and your heart. Be still and bring awareness to your inner world to create a new sense of positivity as you start your day. p.s. have you ever wanted to learn how to create and lead your own m…
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Sandra and Mandy wrap up Season 4 of RHOSLC, exploring the Housewives' storylines, copywriting book title ideas for each player's season, choosing walk-up songs, and, of course, the final awards tally. Plus: Sandra's obsession with the name Gerald, Vovo the fluffy pet, Mandy's internalized sexism, and speculation on what Season 5 will bring! Instag…
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Going for a walk outside is a great way to soothe your nervous system. Going for a walk AND meditating? Even better. This walking meditation will help you create awareness of the world around you and within you. Take time to notice your surroundings and see things (including yourself) in a new way. p.s. have you ever wanted to learn how to create a…
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Sandra and Mandy analyze all the plays in Season 13 Episode 14 of RHOBH. We have a slew of bystanders to pick this week in Barcelona. Big IFI play from Crystal Minkoff. STCOs all around from rookie Annemarie Wiley, Kyle Richards and Sutton Strack. Some unfortunate producing/editing around the racial discussion between Dorit Kemsley and Garcelle Bea…
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Teila Verch Dywenys is a traditional witch and founder of The Cleaner Clootie Campaign, set up in 2018 in response to the growing proliferation of plastic objects left as offerings at her nearest Henge at Knowlton Grange in Dorset. Witnessing first hand how this trend has proliferated widely outside the Pagan Community (fuelled by social media and …
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My friend, is there something holding you back from speaking your truth? Like there's something you want or need to express and it seems to get stuck inside? This meditation is for that feeling. Through breathwork and affirmation, we'll work to clear any blockages that are holding you back from using your voice to speak your truth and express yours…
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Rachel’s struggle with insomnia started in grad school. She tried everything from sleep aids to strict bedtime rules and routines to improve her sleep, but nothing worked. The harder she tried to fix her sleep and get rid of sleep-related anxiety, the more difficult things became. The turning point came when Rachel changed her approach. She stopped…
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Our worries can bear an extreme weight. We carry them around with us daily and they hold us back from entering into each moment with our full presence. This meditation is meant to help you let go of the weight of worry. By doing so, we can make room for trust. Trust that we are on the path that is meant for us and trust that life is happening for u…
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Sandra and Mandy bemoan the lack of concrete answers about Reality von Tease and the Black Eye. Like Whitney, they are not angry at Monica for her poor play, they are just . . . disappointed. We've got more clown car pillows, Mandy provides customer service tips, and Sandra proposes a new reality show opportunity for Monica (hint: it's NOT The Trai…
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Do you know that feeling when you experience a wave of sadness, anxiety, worry, fear, or low energy? That feeling when you're restless and maybe even feel a knot in your stomach or throat or another sensation in your body? These are signs of a dysregulated nervous system. My friend, it's a human thing. We all experience nervous system dysregulation…
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Beginning in her early childhood, the world-famous trance medium and grande dame of parapsychology Eileen J. Garrett had numerous encounters with an entity she called the "Noble Stranger." When she asked his identity one day, this mysterious figure responded, "You may call me Lucifer." Call me Lucifer: Dialogues with a Noble Stranger, features Garr…
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How do you define "strength?" What if I told you the strongest people I know are also the softest... And the act of softening can be the very thing that will make you stronger. In this meditation, we'll reflect on what it would look like to set down what you are trying to carry alone and how to soften (even during difficult times). And in that, you…
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Sandra and Mandy analyze all the plays in the Reunion Part 2 of RHOSLC Season 4 (Episode 18). Monica Gracia goes on a PTC festival. Whitney Rose plays some authentic growth. Mary Cosby gets a seat at the reunion, earning her an extra half point for the season, but does she play her appearance well? Dark Lord Andy Cohen steps up his face play. And a…
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When we feel off and down we usually are stuck in our overthinking, overanalyzing, overwhelmed mind. In order to regulate our nervous system, we must drop into the heart. This meditation will help you recenter back into your heart, feel more grounded, and regulate your nervous system. p.s. have you ever wanted to learn how to create and lead your o…
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If your heart is feeling heavy or off, this meditation is for you. This practice of loving-kindness is a way to send well wishes, good energy, and positive thoughts to yourself and others. In this meditation, we will create what is called 'metta' - an intention to improve our emotional state and to return to our natural compassionate being by sendi…
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Join us for our longest episode yet, where the mysteries of the RSS are revealed. Sandra details the ins and outs of how points accrue at the reunion, allowing you to compare players across franchises. Followed by in depth analysis of all the action (inaction?) of the SLC reunion, part one. Sandra asks the all important questions: What is fruit lea…
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My friend, you have never seen this day. It is a gift that you woke up and are here. If you find yourself starting your day with anxiety, fear, doubt, or restlessness about what is to come, this meditation is for you. Be still before you jump into your to-do list. Take time for you. You won't regret it. p.s. have you ever wanted to learn how to cre…
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Hailing from Carlow, Ireland, David Halpin is a writer with a deep knowledge of Ireland’s fairy lore and pagan heritage. On his facebook blog, Circle Stories, he explores these themes in great depth. David is also the creative force behind Occult Book Review on Twitter and YouTube. What I really love about David’s work is he is an active participan…
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We've all been there... Feeling low energy, low motivation, low inspiration, and overall down. This meditation is for those times. To sit with how you are feeling with less judgment and more curiosity and acceptance. My friend, I hope this meditation will help you feel more at ease. Remember to be kind to your mind. ✨ p.s. have you ever wanted to l…
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Sandra and Mandy analyze all the plays in the finale of RHOSLC Season 4 (Episode 16). Heather Gay comes in hard this episode with her Accusation Play. However, Sandra and Mandy disagree about whether one of her reveals was well-played. How should rookie Monica Garcia play the reunion to stay on the show? Will fellow rookie Angie Kastenevas get anot…
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If you know me or have been receiving my email newsletters, you know I am anti-resolutions for the New Year. What I do love is time to reflect and begin again. This meditation includes a series of questions for you to gain clarity and reflect as you enter the New Year. There is lots of space for you to sit and the answers will come. I hope you enjo…
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What if it's possible you can ease into the new year instead of rushing to change or fix something about yourself? Slow down and be with this version of you. You have come so far. Take time to truly see yourself and arrive in awe. p.s. have you ever wanted to learn how to create and lead your own meditations? Learn more about my Meditation Teacher …
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Nathaniel Gillis, an author and religious demonologist, with over two decades work under his belt following his experience in a haunted house. He has actively redefined the understanding of haunting phenomena, ghosts, and high strangeness and is frequently cited for his unique perspective on the demonic, emphasizing "The reason they are playing by …
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We need the wind. We need the adversity. It reminds us that we are incredibly resilient and can endure whatever comes our way. This meditation is dedicated to my strength training coach, Katie. She shared this BioDome experiment in one of her classes. It really resonated with me. Little did she know, she herself would need this reminder too. She is…
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The greatest gift you can give yourself isn't a physical gift. It's the gift of allowing yourself the time and space to be with you and go on the Inward Journey. You are a beautiful and complex being worthy of being discovered, explored, and held through all moments in life. You are worthy of your own curiosity, care, and love. Today, join me as yo…
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Sandra and Mandy analyze all the plays in RHOSLC Season 4 Episode 15. Meredith Marks makes some big plays this week - turning the tables on Monica. Who had the better play? We discuss Whitney Rose and whether her plays this game are Authentic Drama or Manufactured Drama and then we name our MVPs, Plays of the Game and talk about what type of play w…
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No feeling is final and this too shall pass. My friend, join me to take a few minutes to breathe and soothe your nervous system. Your breath is an incredibly powerful tool to help you ease into anxious feelings and calm your mind and your body. And the most beautiful part? Your breath is always with you. p.s. have you ever wanted to learn how to cr…
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How often do we end up missing what's happening now as we get caught up in moments that happened in the past or await moments that might happen in the future? In this meditation, reconnect with your present self. It's the only version of you that is true at this moment. Enjoy the sweet sound of sound bowls in the background as you regain your prese…
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Sandra and Mandy analyze all the plays in RHOSLC Season 4 Episode 14. Mandy is no longer the easy grader with the apology rubric! Lisa Me Monster Barlow catches us off guard with her excellent STCO work. With Monica Garcia’s heart-tugging PTCs and all of the confrontation play at the Pirate dinner between Angie Katsanevas, Meredith Marks and Lisa B…
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You can't pour from an empty cup. Maybe you've heard that saying a hundred times and yet, how full is your cup? In this meditation, let's take a few moments to focus on ourselves. Self-love and self-care are not selfish. By meeting ourselves and meeting our own needs first, we can show up in meaningful ways with the people in our lives. p.s. have y…
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Sandra and Mandy analyze all the plays in RHOSLC Season 4 Episode 13. ANGER IN A VAN is here. A new term - the Sooner Land Grab - is coined. They talk about Meredith Mark’s episode-long IFI play, Heather Gay’s Fire Stoking play, Lisa Barlow’s Me Monster Play and errors made by Whitney Rose in her time of grief. Please disregard Mandy’s nasty rrrrum…
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Remember: Meditation doesn't always have to look a certain way. It doesn't have to be long. You don't have to be in a certain posture. Sometimes, it's about sitting with ourselves for just a few moments. This meditation is a little different. I'll be with you, in the beginning, to set the intention for this powerful pause and then give you space to…
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Sandra and Mandy analyze the plays in RHOSLC Season 4 Episode 12. They thaw out all those “icy apologies” using their new apology rubric, marveling at rookie player Monica Garcia’s turnaround from episode 11. And while they appreciate Whitney Rose's authentic play, they aren’t sure what to make of her final confrontation play with Lisa Barlow at Me…
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Sandra and Mandy analyze all the play in RHOSLC Season 4 Episode 11. Sandra introduces From the Bleacher’s new official APOLOGY PLAY RUBRIC and they use the rubric to rate apologies in this week’s game. They discuss the difference between authentic drama and manufactured drama. And then they move on to all the fire stoking and confrontation play in…
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Sandra and Mandy analyze all the play in RHOSLC Season 4 Episode 10. Mandy joins social media and creates the Double Hand Hair Touch drinking game, falling further and further into the Real Housewives pit. Sandra and Mandy swap positions on rookie player Monica Garcia and analyze the epic play against her mom, Vovo. They find their MVPs of the epis…
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This is our pilot episode! (That means our first one ever!) Mandy and Sandra have studied the play strategy that goes into earning Real Housewives players additional seasons of play and social media followers, and even created an objective scoring method to compare one player to another, within and across franchises. We begin with the ladies in Rea…
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My friend, we are on the same team with ourselves. Being on the same team means allowing ourselves to feel and hold our thoughts and emotions with non-judgment. We are the thinkers, not the thoughts. Use this meditation to remember you have permission to feel all things and you are capable of holding yourself through it all. Use this meditation to …
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Rejoice! The legendary Aidan Wachter is back on SB! Aidan is a magician and the author of three books, Six Ways, Weaving Fate and Changeling. This show is called ‘it’s solved buy walking after a phrase Aidan used in our conversation. We discuss the impact nature can have on us as we’re working through the often challenging landscape of our lives. W…
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My friend, you are worthy of a deep, restful sleep and sometimes the nervous system filled with thoughts and anxieties can get in the way. Use this relaxing body scan meditation to relieve restlessness and anxiety to help you fall asleep faster. Embrace stillness and use this meditation to drift into a restful sleep. p.s. have you ever wanted to le…
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What kind of stories are you telling yourself? Maybe they are stories about yourself or about people around you. Our inner dialogue is an incredibly powerful force in our lives. These stories have the power to impact and alter our reality and the way we experience the world. I know that's been my experience lately... This meditation is about lettin…
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Listen to the podcast episode (audio only) Jessica’s journey with insomnia began on a family vacation when she suddenly found it really hard to sleep. When she got home, her sleep recovered — until it was time to travel again. This pattern repeated itself, with sleep getting more difficult each time she traveled until insomnia stuck around even aft…
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My friend, there is always room for multiple feelings to exist at once. All the contradicting emotions and feelings make sense. Despite a feeling like grief, something like gratitude can still be present. This meditation is about allowing and embracing the many things that may be swirling inside of you all at one time. Let's embrace duality, togeth…
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What if gratitude is simply the art of paying attention? Noticing the small, unique, beautiful, challenging moments and things that are occurring in our lives from moment to moment. On holidays like Thanksgiving, maybe the greatest sense of gratitude we can create is by being present and paying attention to the people and experiences happening arou…
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For episode 28 of season 2 we welcome back the noble and scholarly Douglas Batchelor of the What Magic is This? A podcast for those curious about Magic, the Occult, Witchcraft, the Esoteric, the Paranormal and the Supernatural.Douglas has been doing sorcery and magic for close to 20 years. And has a wealth of knowledge and experience. Today we focu…
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