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Waking from the American Dream

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Trying to stay awake through all the bullshit.

Trying to stay awake through all the bullshit.

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United States

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Trying to stay awake through all the bullshit.

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English


Episodes

148 Kelly Gets Deep, Creatively Speaking

4/27/2019
Kelly is joined by two of the three authors of "Deep Creativity: Seven Ways to Spark Your Creative Spirit," Deborah Anne Quibell and Jennifer Leigh Selig. The conversation explores their unique approach to sparking, feeding and hosting creativity in everyone's life. This is a great conversation for artists, seekers, humans of all shapes. Music by Travis & Shook

Duration:01:03:51

147 Kelly Acts Up

4/2/2019
Kelly is joined by screenwriter, actor and now author, David Dean Bottrell where they discuss the ins and outs, the loves and hates, the ups and downs of choosing a career in the entertainment industry. David's just published book Working Actor: Breaking in, Making a Living, and Making a Life in the Fabulous Trenches of Show Business is a deep, funny, transparent look at not only David's path in the business as a screenwriter and actor, but real nuts and bolts of how to succeed in this...

Duration:01:18:47

146 Kelly Feels the Paine with Harvey J. Kaye

3/22/2019
Kelly chats with Harvey J. Kaye, American History professor at University of Wisconsin, Green Bay and the Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies, about ideas such as justice, liberty and equality and how the current Democratic Party keeps missing the important narrative that Thomas Paine so clearly saw as the true potential of this great democratic experiment. Harvey will become a regular of the podcast to help us sort through the upcoming presidential campaign....

Duration:01:04:55

145 Octagon Table Discussion - Heroes

2/13/2019
The Octagon Table members Dylan Brody, Rick Overton, Erin Brown and Chris Bonno with Kelly gather to unpack what it means to be a hero. They talk about their own heroes, what traits heroes must have and why we even have them.

Duration:01:10:29

144 Kelly Pauses, Breathes, and Smiles

2/13/2019
Gary Gach, author of "Pause, Breathe, Smile," (and many other titles), mindfulness teacher, poet, joins Kelly to discuss being on the path to enlightenment, why watching your breath changes your life, and other fine hints and moments about being seekers. Instead of music, we give you 273 moments of silence. You can find more about Gary at garygach.com.

Duration:01:10:58

143 - Kelly Gets Musical

12/28/2018
Kelly sits down with Mark Russell, the political, musical satirist for an exploration of his career and take on politics these days.

Duration:00:56:24

142 - Octagon Table Discussion: Courage

12/13/2018
In this episode Dylan Brody, Erin Brown, Rick Overton, Chris Bonno & Fiona Goodwin join Kelly to unpack the idea, concept and reality or courage.

Duration:01:14:44

141 Kelly Makes Art, Not War

12/6/2018
Kelly steps into a new relationship with her creativity and discusses the lines between art, entertainment and the freedom to express ones self.

Duration:00:33:44

140: Kelly Finds It's Possible

11/20/2018
Kelly ponders about what makes us deem thing possible or impossible and what it means to take chances.

Duration:00:43:40

139: Kelly Finds Home

10/29/2018
Kelly reads an essay about how she is emerging into a new/old way of relating to the world around her.

Duration:00:28:28

138: Kelly is Torn

10/5/2018
Kelly feels torn in half watching the Kavanaugh/Dr. Ford testimony.

Duration:00:43:35

137: Octagon Table Discussion - Truth

9/27/2018
Dylan Brody, Amy Englehardt, Chris Bonno and Kelly untangle the many ideas and perspectives about the concept of Truth.

Duration:01:08:32

136: Kelly Lives in the Dream

9/7/2018
Kelly delves into how to live life from a place that honors the imagination. She explores how we can be rational beings and still live life from a magical place. Music by Admiral Halsey

Duration:00:44:43

135: Kelly Sits with Hope

8/23/2018
Kelly sits with Hope Edelman, author of Motherless Daughters, and they dive into mother loss, what it takes to heal from grief, and the broader subject of how women untangle themselves from their family dynamics, aka daughterhood, to step out of their own way and into their deepening lives.

Duration:01:09:48

134: Kelly Unlearns Helplessness

7/18/2018
Kelly speaks with Ellen Braaten, PhD about how we are all collectively combating learned helplessness with the divisive political climate here in US, and how to combat it.

Duration:00:55:34

133: Kelly Faces Humiliation

7/6/2018
Kelly talks about how humility is a most human experience, and how getting to act in front of the camera after 34 years heals her.

Duration:00:36:53

132: Kelly Responds Instead of Reacts

6/27/2018
Kelly is back. No really, she is. She gets her feet wet again and is excited to be back weekly. She talks about the difference in life when we are in Response mode vs. React mode.

Duration:00:49:08

131: Kelly Feels Powerless

1/12/2018
Kelly figures out the basis of her political despair and then also shares the importance of stillness and watching how we react to the world to increase our peace of mind. Music by Adil Omar.

Duration:00:34:18

130: Octagon Table Discussion - Liberty

11/6/2017
Kelly is joined by the rollicking Octagon Table regulars Chris Bonno, Dylan Brody, Erin Brown, and Rick Overton. They discuss the topic of Liberty from every imaginable angle and have a great time doing it. M

Duration:01:23:21

129: Kelly Gets Bored with This Dystopia

10/23/2017
Kelly barely makes it back from the woods, enjoys Depeche Mode, she thinks, and contemplates, once again, the nature of existence. Music by Peggy Lee.

Duration:00:40:10