Episode #217 | JOEY WILSON | Singer Songwriter | Consultant

Joey Wilson is an organizational consultant, designer, tinkerer and singer / songwriter. In 1984, Joey's father, Larry Wilson, in what he would later describe as a failed attempt at retirement, purchased a 2000-acre ranch along the Pecos River.

They would christen it The Pecos River Learning Center - a 2000-acre classroom and a learning space so large that it couldn’t hold a small idea. The center became an experiential learning facility where individuals could reinvent themselves, and, in turn, the organizations for which they worked. And the center of that center was a huge and terrifying ropes course.
For Joey, the family business was like a graduate course in organizational development and would later cofound CultureLogic, a consulting firm that continues to help organizations optimize their culture.

With one foot firmly planted in the business world, his other lifelong passion is music and songwriting, a craft he has been tweaking for over 30 years. He says this balance between business and art is what has allowed him to keep his heart engaged in both.



Episode #215 | Jake and Hannah Eagle | "Conscious Language"

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There are many ways of coming home to ourselves.  Yoga,  meditation, qigong and tai chi and dozens more. When we recognize and acknowledge that we are the center of our reality, and that we see our story from only our perspective, we can live more consciously by changing the way we think and the way we speak. Language can be used to raise or lower our consciousness.

Jake and Hannah Eagle, who founded and co-lead “live conscious” retreats, suggest that when we consciously use our language, which shapes the meaning of our experience, we live from the inside out. And when we do this in a group, silently witnessed by others, our experience of taking full responsibility for shaping our lives is validated exponentially.

Hannah Eagle has been a classical homeopath for 20 years with a private practice in Santa Fe. She now works with her husband, Jake Eagle, teaching courses and retreats called Live Conscious.

Jake Eagle has been a licensed psychotherapist for the past 25 years, but he now refers to what he does as Conscious Mentoring. In 2010 he wrote an award winning book called ReRight  Your Life. 

Currently, Jake and Hannah teach their Live Conscious retreats and courses to people around the world—in New Mexico, Mexico, Hawaii and Japan. 

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Episode #191 | John Stokes | The Tracking Project

The Tracking Project Inc. (TTP) is a Corrales, New Mexico-based organisation founded in 1986. TTP works with community educators and Native elders to design teachings that connect individuals directly with the natural world.

John Stokes is a well-known musician, performer, writer and teacher of tracking, as well as the founder and Director of TTP.

Episode #172 | James Bampfield | Author | "The Discipline of Pleasure"

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James Bampfield is a philosopher and change-management consultant. He is the co-founder of Quinx, through which he has helped hundreds of people and teams in personal and organizational change inmulti-nationals, NGO’s and KMO’s.

 Bampfield's book, The Discipline of Pleasure, calls for a new approach to living, one that is centered on finding pure enjoyment in life and joy in living. Bampfield suggests that we move away from the ‘rigid truth perspective,’ towards a more personalized way of looking at the world, one that values pleasure as a means to a happier existence. 

Episode #143 | Stephen Karcher | I Ching Master | "Total I Ching: Myths for Change"

Dr. Stephen Karcher is an internationally recognised scholar ,intellectual, translator and initiated diviner who has taught and lectured on the I Ching and Tijing all over the world. His book, Total I Ching; Myths for change Is Karcher’s Taoist version of the I Ching, rather than the more familiar Confucion version.

Episode #140 | Andrew Forsthoefel | Walking to Listen

Andrew Forsthoefel was 24-years-old when he walked across the US over the course of one year. He spent less than $1000 between October 2011 and September 2012 with a 50-pound backpack as his companion. He wore a sign on him that said, “Walking to Listen.” Along his journey Forsthoefel collected interviews from the people he met along the way.

Episode #139 | John Steele | Author | The Tao of Smell & Fragrance Maven

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Renowned aromatherapist, archaeologist and author John Steele talks about essential oils, plant wisdom and the world of scent. John Steele is an aromatic consultant and owner of Lifetree Aromatix, a select line of botanical essential oils and exotic floral absolutes.

John speaks in depth about our sense of smell, using oils in self-empowered first aid, how incense was the “aromatic email of early civilization” and floral/plant communication. John talks about the terroir of essential oils, why he calls Lavender the “Swiss Army Knife of Oils”

Episode #136 | Foster Gamble, Kimberly Gamble | Film: "Thrive: What on Earth Will it Take?"

Foster Gamble is the president and co-founder of Clear Compass Media as well as host, creator, co-writer and director of visual design for the movie Thrive: What on Earth Will it Take? Gamble has been fascinated and preoccupied with the Universe’s fundamental energy patterns.

Kimberly Gamble is the CEO of Clear Compass Media and the producer, director and co-writer of Thrive. Gamble is a former journalist.

Thrive is a documentary that follows the money upstream, uncovering the global consolidation of power in nearly every aspect of our lives. Thrive offers real solutions empowering us through breakthroughs in science, consciousness and activism to reclaim out lives and our futures.  

Episode #130 | Ruby Gibson | Author | "Somatic Archaeology: Seven-Generation Healing"

Dr. Ruby Gibson is dedicated to the craft of science of historical trauma recovery among Native Peoples around Turtle Island. She developed two intergenerational trauma recovery models: Somatic Archaeology and Indigenous Brainspotting. Dr. Gibson is the Executive Director of Freedom Lodge Inc. a not-for-profit whose goal is to support the recovery of First Nations Peoples suffering from enthnocide, PTSD and residential school abuses.

My Body, My Earth: The Practice of Somatic Archaeology treats each body as an archaeological site that holds the details and wisdom of our extraordinary life stories. 

Episode #126 | Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen | Author | "Like a Tree" How Trees, Women and Tree People Can save the Planet"..."

Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen is an author, Jungian Analyst,  teacher, and activist. She is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a recipient of the Institute for Health and Healing’s Pioneers in Art, Science, and the Soul of Healing Award. Bolen has written many books about the archetypal psychology for women and men in the development of spirituality. These include The Tao of Psychology; Goddesses in Everywoman; Urgent Message from Mother; and Moving Towards the Millionth Circle and Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman.

Episode #122 | Barbara Dossey | Florence Nightengale Scholar, Holistic Nursing

Barbara Dossey is an educator, author, consultant and researcher focused on expanding the domain of traditional nursing by integrating holistic nursing into the health profession and in the daily lives of lay people. Dossey articulates how healing is promoted by the relationship of body, mind, and spirit. Her books include Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, Healer; Nurse Coaching: Integrative Approaches for Health and Wellbeing, and Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice.

Episode #105 | Glenys Carl | Author | "Hold My Hand: A Mother's Journey"

Glenys Carl is a hospice nurse, author and clothing designer. She is the author of Hold My Hand: A Mother’s Journey, which tells the story of how Carl worked to help rehabilitate her son Scott after he suffered a traumatic head injury. 

Carl is also the founder of Coming Home Connection, a Santa Fe-based organization that provides free in-home care and personal support to vulnerable populations, including the elderly, the uninsured, low-income adults, children, military veterans, and those who have fallen through the gaps in the healthcare delivery system.

Episode #98 | Celeste Yacaboni | Author | "How Do You Pray?"

Celeste Yacoboni is an ordained Minister of Walking Prayer. Her work focuses on guiding and supporting people through transitions by creating a space for awareness, presence and inspiration, which integrates body, mind, spirit and emotion. Yacoboni facilitates healing and wholeness through Massage Therapy, Chi Nei Tsang, Qigong, Women’s Breast Health, Plant Essences, the Hawaiian practice of Ho’oponopono, Spiritual Direction and the inquiry “How do you pray?” She is the author of the book How Do You Pray? Inspiring Responses from Religious Leaders, Spiritual Guides, Healers, Activists and Other Lovers of Humanity.

In order to answer the question “how do you pray?” Yacoboni reached out to leading spiritual, shamanic, scientific teachers, guides, and activists for responses.  

Episode #66 | Daniel Deardorff, Judith-Kate Friedman | mythologists | Storytellers | Musicians

Daniel Deardorff is a mythologist, author, storyteller and musician. He is the Founding Director of The Mythsinger Foundation, where he teaches a year-long course in the study and practice of myth and ritual called “Living Myth, Living World.” Deardorff offers the fruits of his personal explorations and healing in his work. Song, poem, ritual, and creative music are tools Deardorff uses to cultivate healing, authenticity, identity, and expression of depth and soul.

Judith-Kate Friedman is the founder and director of Songwriting Works, an organization that aims to restore joy, hope, health and community by offering interactive musical adventures, skills-building workshops and inclusive events to elders, youth, and families in neighbourhoods, care centers, and schools. 

Episode #53 | Hella Neumann | Family Constellation

It has been said that Our roots are our branches. The concept of ancestors has been eliminated from our culture, and there IS a "family soul."  The family constellation is the language of the soul, a group experience that produces remarkable insights and healing.

"Children seldom or never dare to live a happier or more fulfilling life than their parents. Unconsciously they remain loyal to unspoken family traditions that work invisibly. Family Constellations are a way of discovering underlying family bonds and forces that have been carried unconsciously over several generations."

                                             -Bertold Ulsamer

Systemic Family Constellations respond to the longing that is deeply imbedded in our souls to live in the wholeness of our ancestral line. The family soul is a highly sensitive energetic field in which all who belong to a family are connected in love, including those who are forgotten or not honored, were mentally ill, or miscarried, or who died prematurely or violently. Only when all these are looked at and honored, and receive their respected place in the family system, can there be peace. Until they are seen again, we are entangled in their fate and carry their burdens – in the form of physical illness, depression, eating disorders, panic attacks, or conflicts in our personal or professional relationships.


 

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Episode #45 | Alan Clements | Author | Buddhist Monk | Performer

Alan Clements is an ordained Buddhist monk, trained in meditation and Buddhist psychology, has written a number of books, and worked as an investigative journalist in Burma in the 1990s. In 1999 Clements founded “World Dharma,” a non-sectarian, multicultural organization of self-styled seekers, artists, writers, scholars, journalists and activists dedicated to trans-religious, independent approach to personal and planetary transformation.

Episode #40 | Eleanor Coppola / Artist, Filmmaker / "Circle of Memory: Installation for Grieving"

Eleanor Coppola is a documentary filmmaker, artist, writer and wife of director Francis Ford Coppola. She is best known for her 1991 film “Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse.”

Coppola helped to found the collaborative art exhibition "Circle of Memory" to commemorate missing a lost loved ones. “Circle of Memory” was inspired by the ritual spaces where communities gather to experiences death, grief, change and renewal, which she talks about in this interview.

Episode #37 | Jose Stevens Ph.D. | Shaman | Author "The Power Path"

Jose Stevens Ph.D. is the president and co-founder of The Power Path Inc., an international consulting firm based in Santa Fe, NM. He is an international lecturer, organizational consultant, and executive coach to CEOs, producers, actors, and other various professionals. Stevens uses his knowledge of shamanism and indigenous wisdom to privately coach and assist leaders in making decisions and developing life strategies.

Episode #36 | Jack Lehman and Frederick Harvey | Non-Violent Communication

Nonviolent Communication (abbreviated NVC, also called Compassionate Communication or Collaborative Communication is a communication process developed by Marshall Rosenberg beginning in the 1960s. It focuses on three aspects of communication: self-empathy (defined as a deep and compassionate awareness of one's own inner experience), empathy (defined as an understanding of the heart in which we see the beauty in the other person), and honest self-expression (defined as expressing oneself authentically in a way that is likely to inspire compassion in others).

Nonviolent Communication is based on the idea that all human beings have the capacity for compassion and only resort to violence or behavior that harms others when they don't recognize more effective strategies for meeting needs.

Episode #19 | Gail Larsen | Transformational Speaking

Transformational Speaking Coach and consultant, Gail Larsen is the founder of Real Speaking and the author of Transformational Speaking: If You Want to Change the World, Tell a Better Story. Larsen gives Transformational Speaking trainings. Transformation Speaking is a comprehensive learning experience designed to improve public speaking and presentation skills.