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I started this podcast because I was tired of being stereotyped as lazy, triggered and entitled. I wanted to give voice to a different kind of millennial and invite us to write a new story - one of a generation willing to challenge the status quo, embrace nuance and paradox, and reject PC-culture. This podcast isn’t about finding answers, it’s about asking the right questions. How can we reinvent ourselves and the narratives we’ve been expected to inherit? How can we take ownership over the ...
 
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For the past few months I’ve found myself in a deep internal dialogue exploring the nature of my desires, my relationship to will, and my capacity for action. In the face of difficult choices, divergent interests, or upon reaching a fork in the road, how do we decide which path to take? How do we tell the difference between “trusting the timing” an…
 
Michael Ridge has spent the last decade living and traveling nomadically on horseback, mostly in the Pacific Northwest. He is an expert in primitive skills and wild foods, and possesses a level of bravery and commitment to core values that I find extraordinarily impressive. In our conversation, Michael shares about the events that led him to his cu…
 
Johanna Hoffman is a designer, urbanist and strategist exploring the ties between design, planning, fiction and futures. She’s the founder of Design for Adaptation, a studio using strategic planning, interactive storytelling and speculative design to survey the impacts of potential futures and spur proactive adaptation. Her new book is called Specu…
 
Téo Montoya is a Human Design Analyst, Metamodern Myth Mender, Indigenous Futurist writer and multimedia artist. His work focuses on synthesizing cosmological and spiritual systems, myths, archetypes, and modalities to find ways of supporting an emerging world in crisis through human development, ecological literacy, and reciprocity with our commun…
 
Just wanted to share a quick update about the return of our official Millennial’s Guide to Saving the World book club. If you’re already on Substack/signed up for the book club, no need to listen to this. Just wanted to make sure to make the announcement on the podcast for listeners who have not yet subscribed on Substack. All the info for how to s…
 
Van is an educator and practitioner in dance, healing and spirituality with over 20 years of experience. He integrates Eastern and Western modalities to create a holistic dance education, centering on how dance can enlighten our perspectives on life and how we interact with society. Van reaches beyond dance and choreography by focusing his work on …
 
Deborah Eden Tull (who goes by Eden) is a Zen meditation and engaged dharma teacher, public speaker, author and sustainability educator, as well as the founder of Mindful Living Revolution. She trained for seven and a half years as a Buddhist monk at a silent Zen monastery and has taught engaged dharma for over 20 years. Her new book, Luminous Dark…
 
Whitney returns to the podcast to discuss how paradox, polarity and nuance show up in astrology, and how to best utilize concepts of “good” and “bad” to provoke self-awareness. How can nuance be used to both invite and prevent growth? How can we assess when duality is helpful vs. when it isn’t? Whitney and I provide an overview of concepts such as …
 
Kimberly Ann Johnson is a somatic experience practitioner, sexological bodyworker, author, podcast host, and doula. She returns to the podcast to speak about the turmoil of the past couple years, and recounts the journey that led her to co-author Reckoning with Stephen Jenkinson. We speak about our mutual experience feeling alienated from the “well…
 
Stephen is a culture activist, teacher, author, and co-founder if the Orphan Wisdom School. His work centers around grief, elderhood, community, and is rooted in knowing history, being claimed by ancestry, and working for a time we won’t see. Stephen and I speak about how a lack of generational connection and transmission has provoked deep rupture …
 
Mónica Guzmán is an author, journalist, and bridge builder. She is the Director of Digital Storytelling at Braver Angels, a nonprofit working to depolarize America, and author of the book “I Never Thought Of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times”. Móni and her parents immigrated to the US from Mexico…
 
Lenore Black, a fan favorite of the show, returns for a second episode. It’s an understatement to say that a lot has changed in the year and a half since Lenore and I first connected, both personally and collectively. We speak about Lenore’s move from New York City to Joshua Tree, which was as much an inner journey as an outer journey. Lenore share…
 
Chris and I had the pleasure of spending ten days with Elia on our trip to Tanzania last month, and sat down to record a podcast with him at Lake Eyasi. Elia is half Maasai, and spent much of his childhood being raised by his Maasai grandfather. He has a great deal of knowledge and insight about the complexities and conflicts between the Maasai and…
 
Sophie is a writer based in the Hudson Valley who focuses on the intersection of spirituality, storytelling, and ecology. We speak about personal and collective mythologies and how so many of our stories have been deracinated from their roots in ways that perpetuate harm. We discuss the importance of rerooting and rewilding these narratives by list…
 
Chloé is a writer and entrepreneur whose company, Theory of Enchantment, offers an alternative to conventional anti-racism training. Instead of focusing on dualistic thinking and division, Chloé’s company embraces and promotes love and compassion. We speak about the importance of accepting and embodying our own individual complexities and polaritie…
 
This episode has been a long time coming. If you’re a regular listener of MGSW, you know that I’m incredibly interested in exploring power dynamics, shadow, and spirituality, especially when all three become interwoven. I share my reflections about the podcast Cover Story, which uncovers abuses of power within the growing industry of psychedelic th…
 
Debra has lived an incredibly full and inspiring life with no plan of stopping anytime soon. From moving to Europe, dropping out of school, marrying an Italian prince and hitchhiking across Africa all by the time she was sixteen, Debra has always embraced the unknown and said “yes” to all of what life has thrown at her. We speak about her love of i…
 
Lindsey Lockett is a trauma educator, coach, podcast host and self-proclaimed “awareness junkie and nervous system ninja”. She joined me to continue our two-part conversation about spirituality. (To listen to part 1, head to Episode #79 of the Holistic Trauma Healing Podcast). Lindsey spent the first 30 years of her life as an evangelical Christian…
 
In this episode I discuss three relatively controversial and divisive issues in an effort to expose our discomfort with cognitive dissonance. For example, are we really anti-vaccine mandate, or are we just anti-Covid vaccine mandate (because we don’t feel personally at risk)? Would we still be preaching about sovereignty if the virus was deadlier? …
 
Listen now (115 min) | Christopher Ryan (co-author of Sex at Dawn, author of Civilized to Death, and host of Tangentially Speaking) returns to the podcast to discuss spirituality, and the ways we’ve engaged in this realm in different, yet parallel ways. We speak about psychedelics, astrology, synchronicity, and magic, and how these tools and practi…
 
Lisa is a writer, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a certified Jungian Analyst. She is a co-host of the podcast This Jungian Life and the author of Motherhood: Facing and Finding Yourself. She joins me on the podcast to talk about motherhood (both literally and figuratively), and how it offers us a meaningful path toward our own individuation. W…
 
Rachel Krantz is the author of Open: An Uncensored Memoir of Love, Liberation, and Non-Monogamy. She is also one of the founding co-editors of Bustle, and a recipeint of the Peabody Award. Rachel and I discuss the complicated and overwhelming process of finding safety and authenticity within the world of unconventional relationships. While being ca…
 
My friend Jenny Kellogg returns to the podcast, this time to speak about the Akashic Records. Early scientists said that there was a fifth element beyond fire, air, earth, and water. It was called “ether.” The information field of the universe could also be called ether, and this information field is what the Akashic Records are said to contain - a…
 
This week, I bring you a conversation with my Grandma Barbara. From cleverly cheating on a vision test in order to become an airplane stewardess, to becoming a psychotherapist, sex and relationship therapist, and a Jungian therapist, to buying land in Colorado and building a cabin in the mountains, to raising her son (my Dad) and embracing his homo…
 
"If you asked her to identify the moment she knew she was lying to herself, she could tell you..." This week, I decided to take a break from my regularly scheduled programming to read you a story. From unrequited love, to hero complexes, codependency, the erotic energy between teachers and students, eros, fantasy and delusion... I think you'll find…
 
Orleatha Smith, M.Ed is a serial entrepreneur, biologist and certified holistic lifestyle coach. Both of us spent years in the paleo/ancestral health world, had paleo food blogs, adhered to a strict paleo diet and worked in the wellness industry. We also both developed orthorexia and an extremely antagonistic relationship toward food and our bodies…
 
Timo and I have too many things in common to list. From an obsession with Tony Kushner's Angels in America, to the importance of recognizing and building personal mythologies, to neo-tribalism and the importance of community, we spent two months in Antigua, Guatemala philosophizing late into the night about all our favorite subjects. Timo was raise…
 
Whitney Will is a psychological astrologer and writer. She has a B.A. in the History of Math and completed her M.A. in Counseling Psychology with a focus on Jungian and Archetypal Studies at Pacifica. Whitney returns to the podcast, this time to chat with me about planetary retrogrades. We discuss what's really happening in the sky when a planet "g…
 
Chris is a Spiritual Mentor and Master Energy Worker. He has extensive education in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Medical QiGong, Reiki, Pranic Healing, & Sexual Alchemy. We discuss our shared experience of identifying as spiritual and yet feeling alienated by most spiritual communities and unpack why that is. We also do a deep dive in…
 
I met Rehan at the beginning of Covid on a ranch in Santa Fe. After mentioning that my podcast features taboo conversations about a variety of topics, he asked if I'd ever discussed terrorism and the War on Terror & started talking about how bizarre he thought it was that the US had waged an entire war against what he described as "local gangsters"…
 
Tzeporah is a Canadian environmental activist, campaigner and writer. She has worked in environmentalism for 30 years, is the co-founder and International Program Director at Stand.Earth and the Chair of the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative. From being arrested at the front lines of forest conservation initiatives, to speaking direct…
 
Jenny joins me on the podcast once again, this time to talk about the astrological significance and underpinning of generations. We speak about every generation from the Baby Boomers through to Gen Z, and give some context for how each can be viewed through the lens of astrology, karma and collective purpose. What does the Hero's Journey look like …
 
When I launched this podcast 3 years ago, I would have never been able to predict that this monumental 100th episode would be shared with my Mother. In fact, at the time, we weren’t even speaking to one another. This conversation tracks my own ancestral history from the life of my grandmother, to my mother, to me. We speak about family patterns, tr…
 
Torie Feldman is an Ancestral Healing Guide and Women's Spiritual Mentor. In this conversation, we speak about what it means to heal intergenerational patterns and cycles, from both a biological and psychological point of view. We also talk about the difference between grounded and ungrounded spirituality, the reclamation of womanhood and feminine …
 
Two-thirds of Kosmic Tonic join me on the podcast this week to discuss all things Venus. We unpack the mythology and multivalent archetype associated with this frequently misunderstood and oversimplified planet. We speak about desire, longing, and how love is consistently more complex than we give it credit for. We touch on projection, fantasy, wha…
 
Tao, Chris and Anya have a three-way... conversation. Sitting in Tao's shipping container gallery in Yucca Valley, the three of us speak about the interwoven relationship between life, death, sex, pleasure, pain and creativity, and how the absence of death can directly correlate to an absence of eroticism. We question the hypocrisies of mainstream …
 
In this episode, I talk about how I've been feeling and what I've been thinking about over this past summer. Namely, about the intersection of beauty and death. I speak about how as I get older, a lot of my optimism and my desire to find "purpose" and "meaning" has become supplanted with unavoidable grief, death and sorrow. I question whether belie…
 
Melayne is a Budokon Mixed Movement Athlete and founder of the Warrior Women Tribe. She is the VP of the Mixed Movement Arts System Budokon and Director of the Budokon Yoga Program and Teacher Training. We speak about movement as a tool for self-exploration and as an invitation to think about how we exist in the world as a whole. We touch on impost…
 
Clementine Morrigan and Jay are the hosts of the podcast "Fucking Cancelled." We speak about the reality, danger and harm of what Clem & Jay have defined as "The Nexus" - Cancel Culture + Identitarianism + social media. Plus, we dive into how all of this relates to healing from trauma, 12 steps, and taking responsibility of our own lives. We touch …
 
Tracy is a senior staff writer at Jezebel covering sex, gender, and feminism. She's also the author of "Want Me: A Sex Writer's Journey into the Heart of Desire". Tracy and I discuss what it was like growing up as a young person with access to porn, AOL sex chatrooms, and how we navigated the very confusing world of "sexual education." We cover des…
 
Rachel was raised in a strict fundamentalist Christian household with rigid gender expectations. She was exposed to pedophilia, sexual violence and severe homophobia from a very young age. In the process of trying to find herself, Rachel became convinced that she could solve her mental health issues and her difficulties dating by taking cross-sex h…
 
Vaishnavi is an independent filmmaker, feminist, writer, and women's rights activist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Her most recent film, Dysphoric: Fleeing Womanhood Like a House on Fire is a four-part documentary series on the rise of Gender Identity Ideology and gender transition in developing countries. We focus specifically on the recent upt…
 
Tao is a filmmaker (Being in the World, Monogamish), a photographer, a musician, a podcaster (the Being in the World podcast) and has a degree in philosophy from UC Berkeley. He is also an incredibly inspiring human and friend. From the compound he's built on his property in Joshua Tree to The Bombay Beach Biennale, Tao has a knack for creating env…
 
Steve QJ is a writer who writes about race, politics and culture. He joins me on the podcast to have a controversial, but important conversation about race, and more specifically, about the current Anti-Racism movement. We speak about how "anti-racism" tends to favor conformity to an idea over genuine solidarity and support of black people, how bro…
 
Jenny is a certified Astrologer, has a B.A. in Classical Philology, a PhD in Modern languages and has studied ancient civilizations and languages for over 25 years. Jenny returns to MGSW, this time to expand on the topic of spiritual awakenings. Jenny and I chat about our personal journeys, and what we've experienced within (and without) various sp…
 
I decided to record a short reintroduction to myself and to this podcast. From honoring the space between personal experience and objective "truth", finding a community that can mirror us and help us grow, and taking responsibility for the stories we tell, I speak a little bit about why I created this project in the first place and where I think it…
 
Lindsey is a writer and podcaster, helping others to heal trauma holistically and consciously create a reality that isn't ruled by the past. Lindsey was raised in Evangelical Christianity, and at 35, after watching a pro-gay rights Christian documentary, Lindsey had an identity crisis which lead to a nervous breakdown & suicide attempt. Eventually,…
 
Deepa Iyer is Director of Strategic Initiatives at Building Movement Project where she builds projects, resources, and narratives that support nonprofits and individuals engaged in transformative movements for progressive social change. Her work includes creating the social change ecosystem map, which is a brilliant and creative way to help people …
 
Kevin is a digital pastor, the author of Bad Theology Kills, podcaster and holds a Masters of Arts in Practical Theology from Columbia Theological Seminary. This is Kevin's second time on the podcast, and I was thrilled to continue our conversation about Christianity, faith, sexuality, spirituality, magic and gender, and how they all intersect. Kev…
 
James is an artist, chef, non-profit founder, co-host of the Sustainable Dish Podcast with Diana Rodgers and a documentary filmmaker. Some of James' film projects include Transmilitary, Michael Moore’s latest documentary, Where to Invade Next, and Sacred Cow. James has been studying the history of vegetarianism for the past decade, and we do our be…
 
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