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Chi For Yourself

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






Episode 32: CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Tom Bunn

Today we have something for the so-called "white knuckle flyers. "John talks with a commercial airline pilot who has spent many years addressing flight panic. Tom Bunn is a former U.S. Air Force captain who flew the Air Force's first supersonic jet fighter, the F-100. He's also a licensed therapist and a regular contributor to Psychology Today. Tom Bunn, LCSW, is the author of "Panic Free: The 10-Day Program to End Panic, Anxiety, and Claustrophobia,"


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Jonathan K. DeYoe

Jonathan K DeYoe is a Buddhist and a financial planner. He'll talk about a unique financial plan that's guided by your deepest beliefs, and how to save, invest, pay off debt, and fund your retirement and dreams by building a lifetime income stream. Jonathan K. DeYoe is the author of Mindful Money: Simple Practices for Reaching Your Financial Goals and Increasing Your Happiness Dividend Learn more about Chi For Yourself when you subscribe to GenuLines (FREE) at


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: James L. Creighton

Subscribe to GenuLines at Our CHI FOR YOURSELF guest today has worked with couples and conducted communications training around the world for nearly 50 years. James L. Creighton has found that many couples start out believing they like the same things, see people the same way, and share a united take on the world. But inevitably differences crop up, and it can be profoundly discouraging to find that one’s partner sees a person, situation, or decision completely differently...


Chi For Yourself guest: Cindy Stulberg "Feeling Better"

Our guest on this Chi For Yourself is Cindy Stulberg. She offers us a step-by-step exploration of an approach called Interpersonal Psychotherapy, or IPT, that helps individuals deal with the issues contributing to their unhappiness, instead of relying solely on drugs, which may have harmful side effects. Cindy Stulberg is the author of Feeling Better: Beat Depression and Improve Your Relationships with Interpersonal Psychotherapy.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Linda Graham

(Get word of upcoming shows. Subscribe to GenuLines at Today on Chi For Yourself we look at the topic of resilience. with our guest Linda Graham. Linda reminds us that resilience is essential for surviving and thriving in a world full of troubles and tragedies, and she says it's completely trainable and recoverable — when we know how. Linda Graham is the author of Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Danielle Dulsky

(Sign up for show and guest info at What do you think of when you hear the word witch? Author and proud witch Danielle Dulsky joins us to debunk the notions of witches as evil villains.Danielle Dulsky is the author of WOMAN MOST WILD: Discover an Ancient Path to Power, Wisdom & Magick.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Rebekah Freedom McClaskey

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.


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 and...


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: Mark Coleman

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.


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: Amelia Kinkade

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.


CHI FOR YOURSELF guest: Thomas M. Sterner

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


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...