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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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Laguna Beach, CA

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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.

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English


Episodes

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Rebekah Freedom McClaskey

9/20/2018
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How does one regain confidence and optimism about love after a breakup? After her own relationship ended, author and counselor Rebekah Freedom McClaskey developed and practiced a series of small, step-by-step actions that ultimately helped her heal her heart and live in harmony with her destiny. She talked with John about taking inventory of our choices, trading judgment for curiosity, and recognizing and then traveling our own unique path.

Duration:00:28:56

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Tori Hartman

7/24/2018
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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.

Duration:00:30:38

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Suzanne Scurlock Durana

5/15/2018
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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...

Duration:00:21:58

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Dan Millman

3/28/2018
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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...

Duration:00:23:20

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Lisa Smartt

3/10/2018
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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.

Duration:00:23:45

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Dr. Rachel Harris

8/19/2017
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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.

Duration:00:25:05

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Mark Coleman

6/14/2017
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Many of us are well acquainted with our “Inner Critic.” It's the voice that makes us second-guess our every step by saying “not enough,” “not good enough,” or sometimes “too much.” At times the Inner Critic can be so strong that it feels invincible, but author and meditation teacher Mark Coleman promises that it is not. Mark Coleman is the author of MAKE PEACE WITH YOUR MIND: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You From Your Inner Critic.

Duration:00:22:40

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Helene Segura

4/18/2017
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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.

Duration:00:25:20

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Sam Bennett

1/12/2017
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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.

Duration:00:24:49

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Amelia Kinkade

12/7/2016
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CHI FOR YOURSELF welcomes Amelia Kinkade for discussion on the value of ALL sentient beings. Amelia Kinkade is the author of WHISPERS FROM THE WILD: LISTENING TO VOICES FROM THE ANIMAL KINGDOM.

Duration:00:29:54

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Thomas M. Sterner

10/28/2016
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In those times when we want to acquire a new skill or face a formidable challenge we hope to overcome, what we need most are patience, focus, and discipline, traits that seem elusive or difficult to maintain. On this CHI FOR YOURSELF, our guest Thomas M. Sterner talks about learning skills for any aspect of life, from golfing to business to parenting, by learning to love the process. Thomas M. Sterner is the author of FULLY ENGAGED: Using the Practicing Mind in Daily Life

Duration:00:28:10

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Susan Anderson

10/10/2016
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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

Duration:00:28:30

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Juliya Juliette

9/15/2016
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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!

Duration:00:14:02

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli

8/26/2016
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“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

8/2/2016
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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...

Duration:00:24:38

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Matthew McKay

7/12/2016
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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

6/24/2016
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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: Cara Bradley

6/10/2016
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Have you ever hoped to recapture the powerful sense of aliveness you’ve felt at the best moments of your life? Cara Bradley is here to talk about tools for experiencing what she calls “high-definition, high-voltage living” on purpose, every day. Cara is the author of ON THE VERGE: Wake Up, Show Up, and Shine. The book is intended to guide you toward an indescribable sense of fulfillment and empowerment that you may not have thought possible but that was always there, on the “verge” of...

Duration:00:21:31

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Donald Altman

5/27/2016
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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 of Clearing Emotional Clutter: Mindfulness Practices for Letting Go of What’s Blocking Your Fulfillment and Transformation.

Duration:00:24:37

CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Helene Segura

5/4/2016
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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 to rescue you from the procrastination, distraction, and overwhelm that foster work/home imbalance. Helene Segura is the author of THE INEFFICIENCY ASSASSIN: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter, Not Longer. Whether you want to streamline, downsize, better manage paper and information, organize tasks,...