Brandon takes the opportunity to discuss an article on self-love and being single, from the site Elephant Journal, that was reposted and commented on by members of the Facebook group, and he ties this to a powerful new understanding of the “be-do-have” paradigm, which always begins with states of being that give way to experiences though many people aren’t aware of this dynamic.
Princeton Clark a self-mastery teacher and another listener that fellow (P)Heads ought to be familiar with, as he regularly posts on the closed Facebook group and is otherwise “on fire” as an empowered, aware and social-media savvy individual. In this episode he shares some of his unique awesome insights and aspects of his path, which included him learning to love himself authentically through his own shadow.
Brandon’s chosen topic for this episode is authentic humility as a natural counterbalance to overly inflated ideas about the self. He shares some inspired quotes about this most valued of human virtues and makes a powerful point that it’s not necessary to sell ourselves as “great” constantly, when our actions and energy already speak plenty for us.
Dr. Greg Marcus is a practitioner and innovator of “American Mussar”, a new version of an ancient Jewish tradition for an authentic and meaningul life, which Greg found as an antidote to his workaholic struggles. Hear Greg talk about the ideas behind Mussar, its connection to Kabbalah and Jewish culture in general, and its very practicable steps for developing a more spirit-based and fulfilling life.
Brandon co-hosts with Erica Middlemiss, whose fiancé’s family has been deeply impacted by the current season of ravaging wildfires in California, the most destructive on record. They discuss the polarizing effect of tragedy, perspectives on loss and hope, and offer other consoling thoughts and practical actions that listeners can take to lend aid to the affected.
Brandon is inspired to talk about happiness thanks to some eloquent posts from listeners on social media, pertaining to its true nature and how happiness is, ultimately, a matter of perspective, which means that it can be chosen as an experience.
Caitlin Parsons is a yoga therapist and a life transformation coach and in this episode she addresses some of the methods and practices that go into this work that she does, like meditation and mindfulness, breath and posture work, and introspective analysis.
On occasion of the US Thanksgiving holiday, Brandon reflects on the meaning and power of gratitude, appreciation, abundance and other related concepts that may not have been part of the origins for this celebration, but nonetheless infuse this particular holiday with wonderful aspects.
Charles Eisenstein is a highly respected, Yale educated thought-leader who from an early age was curious about what lies beyond the veil of illusion, and he has parlayed this curiosity into a real understanding of the wisdom of the heart and the power of stories, among other facets, which he now brings to bear on his work helping to heal the planet’s ecology.
Brandon reads from the book Journey of Souls by Michael Newton, a book that looks at reincarnation and the afterlife from the perspective of a medical doctor, and he references other classic works in this category as well. In this episode he reads “Case 21” about a man belonging to a group of young inexperienced souls.