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Looking to kick-start or invigorate your personal journey? Explore personal growth, personal development, and spirituality with a guy looking to learn and discover. Join J. A. Plosker - teacher and author of the multi-award-winning book, The Nobody Bible: Uncovering the Simple Wisdom in Ordinary Life - and learn tips and tools you can apply today to help you reach your goals. No fame, fortune, or ordination required! Featuring interviews with experts and commentary on meditation, mindfulness, self-help, ancient wisdom, spirituality, and . . . anything! You're already on the path. Join us!

Looking to kick-start or invigorate your personal journey? Explore personal growth, personal development, and spirituality with a guy looking to learn and discover. Join J. A. Plosker - teacher and author of the multi-award-winning book, The Nobody Bible: Uncovering the Simple Wisdom in Ordinary Life - and learn tips and tools you can apply today to help you reach your goals. No fame, fortune, or ordination required! Featuring interviews with experts and commentary on meditation, mindfulness, self-help, ancient wisdom, spirituality, and . . . anything! You're already on the path. Join us!

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United States

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Looking to kick-start or invigorate your personal journey? Explore personal growth, personal development, and spirituality with a guy looking to learn and discover. Join J. A. Plosker - teacher and author of the multi-award-winning book, The Nobody Bible: Uncovering the Simple Wisdom in Ordinary Life - and learn tips and tools you can apply today to help you reach your goals. No fame, fortune, or ordination required! Featuring interviews with experts and commentary on meditation, mindfulness, self-help, ancient wisdom, spirituality, and . . . anything! You're already on the path. Join us!

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@nobodysview

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English


Episodes

E86 A Pause for Growth and Expansion

7/5/2020
The Nobody concept is growing, and we here at The Nobody Guide to Life are growing with it! Sometimes a small step back can help us to go forward, full steam ahead! Head over to thenobodyguidetolife.com or follow us on Instagram @japlosker or @melissaplosker to find out what's coming, and to be part of what's already going on! Links: thenobodyguidetolife.com japlosker.com

Duration:00:07:50

E85 Summer Is Here, Again - Reflect on the Solstice and Recharge in the Sun

6/21/2020
Summer 2020 is here, and that means the solstice is here, too. On this episode, we revisit the joy of summer and reflect, once again, on what the solstice means, and how this time of the year can be a very positive time to reflect and recharge. Listen in, and make the most of your summer! Listen to The Nobody Guide to Life podcast on: iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Spotify, PlayerFM, Castbox, TuneIn, Spreaker, Blubrry, and more! For more information, find us on Facebook and Twitter...

Duration:00:13:44

E84 Positivity and Reality: A Short Story About Choices

6/7/2020
We’re in an interesting time in history, and when things are uncertain in the world, it’s hard to find the doorway to positivity and optimism. However, if we add positivity to our toolbelt, we have one more thing to reach for when times get tough. Today, let’s talk about that intersection of positivity and reality, and listen to a short story about the power of choices when it comes to finding – and sharing – a bit of happiness in this wild world. For more information, find us on Facebook...

Duration:00:09:41

E83 A Reminder of the Power of Touch…in Times When We Can’t Touch as Much

5/24/2020
E83 A Reminder of the Power of Touch…in Times When We Can’t Touch as Much We aren’t touching as much as we used to. And that’s difficult, because there are so many benefits to touch. When touch does come back, there are some things you can do, right in everyday life, to find some connection and, just maybe, some relief. And with Biotouch, there are some things you can do for yourself today to bring relief until you can have contact with others. Today, we revisit Paul Bucky of Biotouch as...

Duration:00:32:06

E82 Mindfulness and Forgiveness: A Powerful Combination

5/10/2020
Research has found a potential link between mindfulness and forgiveness. This points to even more powerful benefits for mindfulness practice. In this episode, we’ll talk about three of them, including letting go and creating more space for empathy. You can change your whole life if you simply change your perspective. For more information, find us on Facebook and Twitter (@nobodysview), on Instagram (@japlosker), or join the conversation at our Facebook group, Simple Spirituality...

Duration:00:12:48

E81 Coronavirus, and a Look Back at What Can Happen When We Give Something Up

4/26/2020
In these days of COVID-19, we’re taking a new look at our old ways of living. And all of us – no matter who or where we are – are being asked to give something up. Sometimes, a lot of things. And since we’re in the days of Ramadan, it seemed like a natural time to think again about the idea of giving things up in the name of personal and spiritual growth. And, just maybe, in the name of balance. On this episode, we talk a little bit about these times we’re living it, and then we re-visit an...

Duration:00:18:00

E80 Replay - Ego Release, Humility and Freedom with ... Matzo!

4/12/2020
I'm digging into the vault at this Passover/Easter season for a good reminder of ways we can be humble, and deflate the ego. --- Matzo as a symbol for finding freedom from an inflated ego? Yes! Discover how this unleavened bread can help you practice humility and release you from festering issues in your life. This Easter and Passover season, join us as we ponder humble matzo - the flatbread eaten at Passover Seders the world over. We'll look at matzo as more than a bland cracker....

Duration:00:10:11

E79 Int. Living the Miracle with Healers Michael Tamura and Raphaelle Tamura (Part 2/2)

3/29/2020
This is part two of our interview with healers and clairvoyants Michael Tamura and Raphaelle Tamura, where we continue our conversation on the journey and joys of a life in healing, including working as a spiritual couple and the power of relationships. We’ll also discuss forgiveness, the nature of the ego and consciousness, imagination, creativity, and navigating the difficult world of growth. The Tamuras also share a powerful technique for facilitating forgiveness and centeredness at the...

Duration:00:38:11

E78 Int. Living the Miracle with Healers Michael Tamura and Raphaelle Tamura (Part 1/2)

3/15/2020
If we’re lucky, we meet people in our lives who get us unstuck and help us pursue avenues to healing and growth we never thought possible. J. A. met two of those people at once, and now, it’s a pleasure to interview them on the show in part one of this two-part episode! Michael Tamura and Raphaelle Tamura are healers and clairvoyants who truly live the miracle. Their experiences may sound like the stuff of myth and legend, but they live their truth in an open and honest way to help others...

Duration:00:34:49

E77 A TEDx Talk and a Powerful Vision for the Ancient Concept of Nobody

3/1/2020
The concept of “nobody” has evolved on this show, and so have we! Recently, J. A. had the opportunity to speak on the TEDx stage on the idea of being nobody, and we wanted to share the experience with you! Today, we talk about a different – but ancient – vision for what nobody can be: service, mindfulness, and holding space. Nobody isn’t the absence of being somebody. It’s a broader concept of who we are, and what we can be. Hopefully this episode inspires you to expand your vision of the...

Duration:00:14:29

E76 Replay - Mindful Yard Work Brings Mindfulness into Everyday Life

2/16/2020
It's the season of pulling weeds around here, and I was talking to someone recently about how to pull them in a mindful way. That inspired me to revisit this episode...E5...from April, 2018. I hope you enjoy! --- I want to show you how easily you can incorporate this powerful tool of mindfulness into your everyday life. I didn't intend to go down this path today, but when I crossed the mundane task of yard work with the extraordinary power of mindfulness, well...I knew I had to share it...

Duration:00:13:09

E75 Int. A Near Death Experience and Experiencing Everlasting Love with Tricia Barker

2/2/2020
What if you died, came back, and realized that life wasn’t about judging ourselves or others but, instead, being loving? What if you realized that life was about seeing in ourselves and others all that is divine about being alive? Tricia Barker did leave her body through a near death experience during a life-saving surgery and saw angels helping physicians operate on her. She flat lined, and she knew she was “technically dead.” Was there sorrow? No. Only a spirit of adventure, and a...

Duration:00:21:58

E74 Replay - 4 Steps to Mindful Meditation When You Can't Stop Thinking

1/19/2020
I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about my personal mindfulness/meditation practice. So, I thought I’d put up a replay of E13 (6/10/18) for a review of four key steps to mindful meditation. Can't stop thoughts? You can still practice mindful meditation. Hear a 4-step approach to accepting thoughts in meditation and discover how this simple process can work for you, even if you can't stop thinking about thinking! Dive into the concept of mindful meditation and learn a little about...

Duration:00:10:45

E73 Int. Caregiving and the Unexpected Blessings of Life with Linda Smith

1/5/2020
From a life of poverty and abuse to the glamor and celebrity of the Las Vegas Strip, Linda Smith has lived quite a life. But when her son was born with special needs, that’s when her true passion and calling kicked in and Linda made an enormous impact, raising hundreds of millions of dollars to help those in need. Linda taught herself to dance. She found the courage to find her voice. She overcame a harrowing 17-year journey of setbacks and politics to win a victory for what was right for...

Duration:00:32:57

E72 A New Year’s 2020 Resolution Revolution – Start Small and Start with Today

12/22/2019
January 1, 2020 is on the way, and with it comes New Year’s resolutions. That’s right…those things we promise ourselves we’ll get to on January 1, but then leave behind on January 2. But what would happen if we focused on today instead of the year? What if we resolved to do something small that we could find a little time for each day to help us build to something bigger, instead of picking some goal that’s really big to begin with? In this episode, we’ll share a little about what we want...

Duration:00:18:19

E71 Food, a Tomato Incident, and the Middle Road of the Holidays

12/8/2019
No matter if you’re vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, or a carnivore at the holidays, this is the show for you. From school lunch trays, to two holy brothers, to Melissa chasing J. A. around with a spoonful of tomatoes, there’s something here for everyone. It’s holiday time! And that means billions of people will have billions of different experiences of all that this season brings. But one thing that unites so many of us? Food! From ancient times, gathering around a communal meal has held...

Duration:00:17:26

E70 Int. Discover Courage, Grow Bold, and Make a Move in Life with Patricia Brooks

11/24/2019
When life brought her an opportunity to live a dream, Patricia Brooks took it. And it took her far away – from the United States to the south of France. Patricia had to find the courage to walk away from her corporate job so she could take a bold new step forward. And she did. Patricia went on to write “Live a Bold Life: Your 30-Day Mission to a Fearless Future” and host The Courage Catalyst podcast. Now, she helps inspire others to find their courage and live without regrets. Listen in and...

Duration:00:34:33

E69 Int. Grace, Gumption, and Living by Intuition – Living an Authentic Life with Jennifer Leigh

11/10/2019
From hospice to cosmetics, Jennifer Leigh has done it. She followed her calling to healing, then to her garage to create a line of skin care products. But when it all went down, and she felt like she couldn’t perform for anyone anymore, Jennifer decided to get back up. She re-entered the world of consulting and became a “pitbull in a dress” and took her life in a new direction – a direction of living through inspiration, intuition, and spiritual growth to create a new life. When we lose so...

Duration:00:41:20

E68 Int. From Stress to Joy in Gratitude – Real Tips for Real Life with Rozina Lakhani

10/27/2019
What if you could turn stress into joy? What if there were simple techniques to lessen the pressure and tension of everyday life and overcome worry? What if gratitude could become more than just a passing idea, but a part of your everyday life – a part that can help you live a better life, right now? Dr. Rozina Lakhani, author of Stress to Joy: Your Toolkit to Restore Peace of Mind in Minutes, has some specific steps and relaxation exercises developed from years of practice with clients in...

Duration:00:39:09

E67 Int. Mindfulness Is Critical in the Classroom…and in Life with James Butler

10/13/2019
Mindfulness is such a helpful tool for adults to deal with the stresses and strains of work, parenting, and all the other responsibilities that come with life. But is it any less important for children? What if the techniques of mindfulness could be introduced earlier – to prepare children in the first stages of life to handle what will come later? And what if our calm demeanor could help a child relax or be more aware? For James Butler, author of Mindful Classrooms and Mindfulness in a...

Duration:00:37:04