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Chi For Yourself promotes living consciously and genuinely- following one's spiritual direction. From meditation to yoga to relationships and the workplace and matters affecting society and culture.

Chi For Yourself promotes living consciously and genuinely- following one's spiritual direction. From meditation to yoga to relationships and the workplace and matters affecting society and culture.
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Chi For Yourself promotes living consciously and genuinely- following one's spiritual direction. From meditation to yoga to relationships and the workplace and matters affecting society and culture.






CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Tori Hartman

This time on CHI FOR YOURSELF John welcomes Tori Hartman. Tori tell us about using intuitive power to bring profound growth into our lives. Tori Hartman is the author of Chakra Wisdom Oracle: How to Read the Cards for Yourself and Others. Her system of cards and workbook is designed to help you break through blockages and achieve your dreams.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Suzanne Scurlock Durana

At one level or another, traumatic experiences are a part of any life — from the emotional shock of a parent or peer’s careless words in childhood to intense physical injuries to life-threatening emergencies and/or assaults by others. Our CHI FOR YOURSELF guest Suzanne Scurlock Durana says that not only do these events take a toll on our psyches, they cut us off from the wisdom of our bodies as well. Suzanne Scurlock Durana is the author of Reclaiming Your Body: Healing from Trauma...


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Dan Millman

Our guest today is a former world trampoline champion, and hall of fame gymnast. He's taught and coached at the college level, too. But you probably know him best as an author. Dan Millman's first book, the internationally best-selling Way of The Peaceful Warrior- was adapted into a movie starring Nick Nolte..Dan's written a lot of other books, too. He was with us early in 2016 to talk about his book THE FOUR PURPOSES OF LIFE. And today he's back to tell us about THE HIDDEN SCHOOL: Return...


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Lisa Smartt

The words of the dying can often tell us things we need to hear, and in the process, we can also help them to move on. Our guest today began transcribing conversations with her terminally ill father and she found his personality had undergone changes that couldn’t easily be explained. Lisa Smartt collected hundreds of final words- analyzed them for patterns and themes. Many of those are included in her book- Words at the Threshold: What We Say as We’re Nearing Death.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Dr. Rachel Harris

Today's guest has done extensive research on the use of Ayahuasca, including her own experience. Ayahuasca is a psychedelic brew from the Amazon rainforest. Dr. Rachel Harris has found that there is great therapeutic potential in this medicine. Dr. Rachel Harris is the author of Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Anxiety.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Helene Segura

In this CHI FOR YOURSELF interview: Helene Segura returns with tools to more effectively make and keep New Year’s Resolutions. Helene Segura is the author of The Inefficiency Assassin: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter, Not Longer. Click on the player to hear the interview.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Sam Bennett

Back for her second visit to CHI FOR YOURSELF- Sam Bennett, author of START RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE: How Little Changes Can Make a Big Difference for Overwhelmed Procrastinators, Frustrated Overachievers, and Recovering Perfectionists.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Susan Anderson

CHI FOR YOURSELF welcomes back psychotherapist and author Susan Anderson. She brings us helphealing the wound of abandonment through a step-by-step process of personal recovery. Susan Anderson is the author of THE ABANDONMENT RECOVERY WORKBOOK: Guidance through the Five Stages of Healing from Abandonment, Heartbreak, and Loss


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Juliya Juliette

Our guest on today’s CHI FOR YOURSELF is Juliya Juliette, author of the book Becoming the Boss: Of Your Own Life. The book is a very personal account of making conscious, and genuine change in her life!


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli

“We work too much, sleep too little, love with half a heart, and wonder why we are unhappy and unhealthy,” writes clinical psychologist Arthur Ciaramicoli. In this CHI FOR YOURSELF interview, Dr. Ciaramicoli discusses techniques for using empathy and cognitive behavioral therapy to perceive situations accurately, correct distorted thinking, and trigger our own neurochemistry to produce calm, focused energy. Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli is the author of The Stress Solution: Using Empathy and...

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: William Martin

William Martin is today's guest on CHI FOR YOURSELF. Through his interpretation of the ancient Chinese text known as the Tao Te Ching, Martin elucidates revolutionary messages that take issue with power-seeking and greed. He emphasizes that humans have a “natural virtue” that can help them heal the planet; shows how Taoism’s simplicity can be subversive and its flexibility a potent force; and reassures that “when injustice is the rule, justice always lies in wait.” William Martin is the...


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Matthew McKay

Our CHI FOR YOURSELF guest today is Matthew McKay, Ph.D., author of SEEKING JORDAN: How I Learned the Truth about Death and the Invisible Universe. Seeking Jordan is the story of McKay's experiences after learning how to use a technique called channeled writing to connect with his son Jordan on the other side. He is not a psychic or a medium — quite the opposite in fact. He is a psychologist with a deep love of science who never expected to take this journey. But as he has learned, in the...

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Zen DeBrucke

The best way to get where you want to go in life is by tapping into your unique internal guidance system, according to this week's CHI FOR YOURSELF guest. Zen DeBrucke says that too often, we ignore the life-directional system we were each born with, what she calls our Internal Guidance System (IGS). Zen says calling on this system makes sense because it wants us to be happy, successful, and stress-free. Zen DeBrucke is the author of YOUR INNER GPS: Follow Your Internal Guidance to...

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Donald Altman

You clear the clutter from your living space, but do you tidy up around your inner space? Our CHI FOR YOURSELF guest today is Donald Altman, author ofClearing Emotional Clutter: Mindfulness Practices for Letting Go of Whats Blocking Your Fulfillment and Transformation.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Helene Segura

Chances are you suffer from the too-much-to-do-not-enough-time syndrome that wreaks havoc with health, marriages, relationships, and family time. Our CHI FOR YOURSELF guest intends torescue you from the procrastination,distraction, and overwhelm that foster work/home imbalance. Helene Segura is the author ofTHE INEFFICIENCY ASSASSIN: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter, Not Longer. Whether you want to streamline, downsize, better manage paperand information, organize tasks, or...

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Kira Asatryan

CHI FOR YOURSELF welcomes Kira Asatryan, author of Stop Being Lonely: Three Simple Steps to Developing Close Friendships and Deep Relationships. Kira says its not a lack of people in our lives, it's a lack of feeling that speaks to the heart of this new loneliness. But there is good news Kira says we have the power to create closeness with any willing partner. She says loseness is the foundation of all happy and long-lasting relationships, whether romantic, platonic, familial, or business.

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Dan Millman

These days we are all preoccupied with not only our personal challenges but the on-going economic crisis, natural disasters, political instability, celebrity scandals and more. It seems like we are all going a little crazy and feeling a little lost; it is hard to know where to turn and how do discern what is best for our life, our future and how to step outside of the fear and chaos to find happiness, purpose and joy. Today's CHI FOR YOURSELF GUEST is author and teacher Dan Millman. In...


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Dr. LeslieBeth Wish

In the lead-up to Valentines Day we took a different look at relationships with our CHI FOR YOURSELF guest Dr. LeslieBeth Wish.Dr. Wish is a nationally recognized psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker as well as the author ofSmart Relationships: How Successful Women Can Find True Love.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Tracey Ash

This week on CHI FOR YOURSELF we learn about The Source Codes- a high frequency miracle- resource for powering intelligence and excellence. Our guest is Tracey Ash, author ofAncient Egyptian Celestial Healing: The Source Codes for High Frequency.Celestial Healing exposes new scientific and historical evidence on ancient knowledge technologies that accelerate miracles in your life and world, where it matters most.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Rick Heller

Rick Heller is Johns guest on this CHI FOR YOURSELF.Rickleads meditations at the Humanist Community at Harvard. In this interview he tells us that meditation is actually an age-oldsecularpractice with numerous scientifically verified physical and psychological benefits- a meditation you can be comfortable with even if you have no religious leanings. Rick Heller is the author ofSecular Meditation: 32 Practices for Cultivating Inner Peace, Compassion, and Joy.