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Episode 79: About summer solstice 2021, with Virginia Rosenberg

podcast Jun 17, 2021

Sunday June 20th is the summer solstice, and our resident astrologer Virginia Rosenberg is back on the podcast. It continues to be a time of epic proportions in the cosmos… just to start we are coming out of an eclipse season and Mercury has been in retrograde once again. If you feel like life is one big swirl, or like the stories upon which you’ve built your life aren’t relevant anymore, you’re not alone.

In fact, as Virginia shares in this episode, it’s...

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Episode 78: About peace and the Middle East, with Tracy Alexander

podcast Jun 10, 2021

Tracy Alexander was working as a news reporter in her home country, Australia when she got a call about a job in Israel. Excited for the opportunity to help shape a more conscious narrative in one of the most contentious regions of the planet, she accepted the job. But four years later Tracy found herself leaving the news altogether, disheartened by the fear that the media was perpetuating.

Now she is a meditation teacher and Integrated Alignment Coach, still living in Israel and helping...

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Episode 77: About compassion, my Jewish identity, and the Middle East, with Elissa

podcast Jun 04, 2021

Wwwaggghhhhhhh!! That is the (high-pitched) sound I am making upon releasing this very, very vulnerable episode...

As a Jewish American, the past few weeks of strife in the Middle East have brought to the surface feelings of confusion that I have never taken the time to sort through. In the wake of all of it, I find myself doing research about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that I was never willing to do before, and making stumbles along the way.

I share my story today in the spirit of...

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Episode 76: About the people who shaped you, with Eric Toda

podcast May 27, 2021

Eric Toda has an impressive resume: He is currently the Global Head of Social Marketing at Facebook. He has been a leader at Nike, Snapchat, Gap, and Airbnb. Recently he penned a viral op-ed for Ad Week imploring advocacy for the Asian American community. And also very importantly, Eric was one of the boys who attended my Bat Mitzvah in 1998.

In this very special episode of the podcast - one that holds the award for being the episode I’ve cried through most - I speak with my...

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Episode 75: About your story medicine, with Jumakae

podcast May 20, 2021

What is the story within you that needs to be told? June Kaewsith, also known as Jumakae, can help you find it. And here’s why it’s important to do that: there’s immense healing possible when we are in tune with our own stories, and also the stories of our ancestors. ‍‍‍

Stories allow a deeper level of understanding. And as Jumakae points out in this episode, so many of the things we focus on in our lives are transient. For instance, we can’t take money to...

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Episode 74: About your genuine brand voice, with Sophia Sunwoo

podcast May 13, 2021

Sophie Sunwoo is a true entrepreneur. When she was a punk-rock college kid, she got annoyed with buying band t-shirts that didn’t look good on women. So she started a business and accidentally struck gold. After exiting, she next moved into running a social impact organization fixing broken water systems in Cameroon and India.

Most recently, Sophia has become the founder of Ascent Strategy, working with women entrepreneurs to grow their start-ups. In addition to this incredible resume,...

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Episode 73: About connection, with Elissa

podcast May 06, 2021

As we’re emerging from lockdown, we’ll be experiencing a newfound sense of connection to each other after a prolonged period of disconnection. How do we navigate this? How do we find ways to more authentically connect to each other in our workplaces and beyond?

In this episode, I share a Body-Mind Centering framework that helps us understand the importance of establishing safety and comfort before we can genuinely connect to and bond with each other. We have the opportunity...

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Episode 72: About cultivating self-love, with Ko Im

podcast Apr 29, 2021

Ko Im knows self-love. She knows it because she practices it. She knows it because she writes about it. And she knows it because she’s worked hard to cultivate it.

In this episode, Ko shares how recent events affecting the AAPI community have led her to speak up and out - namely in an OpEd for Newsweek - and at the same time have required her to dig deeper than ever to access her own worthiness.

Self-love is a product of our own personal work, but it’s also a reflection of the...

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Episode 71: About returning home to ourselves, with Danellia Arechiga

podcast Apr 22, 2021

Danellia Arechiga is a birth and post-partum doula, and a vocal liberation guide. This gives her a deep understanding of the canals at both ends of the body.

It also means she’s intimately familiar with how important it is to find freedom, whether you’re birthing a child or your voice. In this episode, Danellia shares how connecting to our own innate worthiness is the key to finding that freedom, and how communing with our ancestors can help us return home to ourselves...

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Episode 70: About being a true influencer, with Bret Shuford

podcast Apr 15, 2021

Bret Shuford grew up as a gay kid in southeast Texas who knew he wanted to be on Broadway. Suffice it to say, he didn’t have a lot of local examples of adults living the lifestyle he imagined for himself.

But now today as a successful Broadway actor and one half of the popular Instagram account Broadway Husbands, Bret is the example he always wished he’d had. And a huge part of his work is also as the Broadway Life Coach, teaching fellow creatives how to market themselves...

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