David Spiegel • Hypnosis

Are you hypnotizable? Find out in this week’s episode! We’re joined by Stanford psychiatry professor Dr. David Spiegel, an expert in the clinical use of hypnosis. ⁠

We explore the neurobiology of hypnosis, how it’s different from meditation, and the potential of hypnosis to help with all kinds of health conditions, from addiction to chronic pain to anxiety. ⁠

Therese Jornlin · Breath as Medicine

Today we’re joined by Jeff’s good friend Therese Jornlin, teacher of meditation, yoga, and qi gong. Therese re-introduces us to our breath as both medicine and guide. The breath can show us where we’re stuck and it can show us how to find a way through.

Warren Hooley · Connecting to the Land

In today’s episode, we explore the inner practice of territory – and ancestor – acknowledgement and how to engage with it in a way that is real and meaningful for the practitioner.

Willa Blythe Baker · The Wakeful Body

Meet meditation teacher Willa Blythe Baker. Willa is an authorized Lama in the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, and author of our new favourite book: The Wakeful Body: Somatic Mindfulness as a Path to Freedom.

Tracee Stanley • Radiant Rest

Today our explorer-in-residence is Tracee Stanley, a longtime student and teacher of Yoga and Tantra, and author of Radiant Rest: Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation and Awakened Clarity. We’ve explored rest before on this pod, but not quite like this! When we sit and attempt to let go, what gets in the way? What messages about safety and worthiness are hiding in our nervous system?

Erik Davis · A Psychedelic Sangha

We dive deep into the realm of imaginative open-awareness and psychedelics: their revival, the pros and cons of using them as a practice, and the possibility of Buddha being a psychonaut!

Debora Joy · Freeing the Voice

In today’s episode we’re joined by Debora Joy, a delightful voice coach who has worked on popular TV series like Handmade’s Tale and Star Trek: Discovery. Debora guides us through an array of voice exercises, all of them meant to free us from the shackles of bodily restriction.

We learn how the way we speak reflects our conditioning, and how opening up our voice can change who we are.

Charlie Morley · Wake Up To Sleep

Listen on Apple Listen on Spotify Episode 005: Charlie Morley Wake Up To Sleep Today’s episode is an energetic dive into the healing potential of the nighttime mind with Charlie Morley. Charlie is the author of several much-loved books on lucid dreaming, including his newest: Wake Up to Sleep: 5 Practices to Transform Trauma and […]