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082 The Immortality Mindset – Think Younger, Be Younger, Live Longer!

Are you living your life to live or living to die? Listen in as we discuss the die before you die theory and more. This Daoist form of enlightenment is fascinating. “The importance of immortality isn’t about living forever, it’s about the state of mind of not living to die. […]

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079 Are You an Activist, an Anarchist, or an Alchemist (Part II)

Do you want to save the world? Save yourself? Or, do you just want the world to leave you the F-alone? Where do you fit in today? With so many people around the world marching in the streets, protesting all over the globe, seeing such unrest in the world — what’s an Alchemist to do? Listen in as we talk about the Daoist perspective on these global events.

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078 Are You an Activist, an Anarchist, or an Alchemist?

Do you want to save the world? Save yourself? Or, do you just want the world to leave you the F-alone? Where do you fit in today? With so many people around the world marching in the streets, protesting all over the globe, seeing such unrest in the world — what’s an Alchemist to do? Listen in as we talk about the Daoist perspective on these global events?

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Five Element Fridays – Burn Baby Burn – Is Your Fire Burning Bright? – 5EF24

Is your Fire burning brightly? Are you ready to truly love yourself? Do you wear your heart on your shirt sleeves? Do you want to let your bright light shine out but are always holding back? Maybe it’s time to let your Fire energy burn to your heart’s content.

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Five Element Fridays – Is Trump the Best? – 5EF23

Whether your battlefield is in the world stage, the corporate office, or your own family, how do YOU be the best? What are the Wood qualities that make up being the best, and does Trump meet those requirements? How do you work on our own inner Wood to be the best you can be? We all have Wood Energy in us, where is yours?

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077 If It Is Broke, No Worries… Just Fix It: Take the 9 Palaces Challenge!

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it…but…what if something is broke? During these uncertain times, we’re all examining our lives. Put your Earth hat on because it’s a great time to analyze what’s working and what isn’t in your life. Embrace this time in your life, and maybe it’s time to make some changes in your 9 Palaces!

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075 What the $#@#%! are you waiting for? Finding your piece of peace.

What do you really want? How much of a sense of peace do you have today? This challenging time during the Coronavirus quarantine is causing many of us to feel the tug and pull of compulsive thinking, distractions, and discord. This episode is a moment of opportunity to start ending the suffering we are creating in ourselves by tending to our garden; the landscape that lies inside of us. Take a breath and turn on the light. Your story has already begun to change. Changes are afoot, a big foot!

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Five Element Fridays – Same/Same Relationships Like Metal and Metal – 5EF21

Easy or the most challenging? Metal/Metal relationships! “To be in another’s presence, to feel connected, but not to need to talk all the time. It’s just a relief not to HAVE to talk. ” By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram In this Pod, we talked […]

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074 The Wandering Daoist: Presence

The Only Condition For Presence Is Love Itself… What is most important in your life? In this episode we take a different look at the COVID-19 Pandemic. Not one of fear, but one of presence. The ability to access the NOW moment. Most of us have never been given the opportunity to put ourselves first in our lifetime. We invite you to join us and discover what we can become and how much love we can feel.

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073 Spread Love, Not Fear: Put the Power of Healing into Your Own Hands

In this episode we talk about how Gua Sha and Acupressure can prevent your cold or flu from going deep into your body. Leta gives acu-points, Gua Sha techniques and other suggestions for self-care during this world health crisis. During uncertain times, it’s important that we tend to ourselves. If you’ve been listening to us for a while, you know the importance of water, food, sleep, exercise, and meditation. Self-care can help reduce symptoms of colds, flu, and viruses.

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Five Element Fridays – Same/Same Relationships Like Earth and Earth – 5EF20

Easy or the most challenging? Fire/Fire relationships! “Having that friend to me sounds like Heaven on Earth for an Earth person.” By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram In this Pod, we talked about: How Earth and Earth get along (or not) Thought Quotes: “Make sure […]

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072 The Joy of Movement (Part 2)

Do you love or dread exercising? You can find the joy in movement by doing whatever comes with ease. Learn how to move your Qi! Movement is something you can do everyday, and that’s all exercise is…movement! Did you know that certain movements are more fun for the different elemental […]

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071 The Joy of Movement (Part 1)

Do you love or dread exercising? You can find the joy in movement by doing whatever comes with ease. Learn how to move your Qi! Movement is something you can do everyday, and that’s all exercise is…movement! Did you know that certain movements are more fun for the different elemental […]

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Five Element Fridays – Same/Same Relationships Like Fire and Fire – 5EF19

Easy or the most challenging? Fire/Fire relationships! “Fires are drawn to other fires like moths to a flame.” By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram In this Pod, we talked about: How Fire and Fire get along (or not) Thought Quotes: “Being with another Fire partner […]

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Five Element Fridays – Same/Same Relationships Like Wood and Wood – 5EF18

Easy or the most challenging? Wood/Wood relationships! “When two Woods meet, it’s like a little dance!” By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram In this Pod, we talked about: How Wood and Wood get along (or not) Thought Quotes: “Having two bosses and no underlings makes […]

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070 The Allure of Distraction

Do you have an attraction to distraction? What is the role of entertainment in your life? How are you spending your free time? Billions of dollars are being spent just to get your attention! But not all distractions are evil… in fact some distractions that bring you laughter are even […]

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Five Element Fridays – Nourishing Relationships Like Water and Wood – 5EF17

The Dynamic Duo of the Water and Wood Elements. “They can get a lot of ‘bleep’ done!” By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram In this Pod, we talked about: How Waters and Woods get along (or not) Thought Quotes: “Together they’re unstoppable! Yeah, unstoppable like […]

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069 This Time Next Year…

What do you want to be doing this time next year? Channel your inner groundhog or woodchuck and chuck out those old bad habits. Jump on the early Spring for motivation all year! Discover your virtues that are unique to you! “Where do you want to be this time next […]

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Five Element Fridays – Nourishing Relationships Like Metal and Water – 5EF16

Find your sacred couch and sink into it! “Both are looking for that connection… it’s just that connection is a little different.” By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram In this Pod, we talked about: How Metals and Waters get along (or not) Thought Quotes: “You […]

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068 The Post-Apocalyptic, I-Survived-the-Holidays Podcast

If you survived your family on the holidays… let’s talk about it! How to thrive at social events, not just survive. What do you do when you’ve changed, and you’re no longer in alignment with family and friends. “Maybe you used to be in alignment, but now you’ve changed and […]

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067 Start Your New Year’s Revolution Right Now!

What’s the difference between a New Year’s Resolution and a New Year’s Revolution? What’s holding you back from lasting change? Who’s holding you back? It’s time to move forward. Channel your inner honey badger! “Honey Badger don’t care!” By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram In […]

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Five Element Fridays – Nourishing Relationships Like Earth and Metal – 5EF15

Senses and sensibility… Earth and Metal make a nourishing couple on many levels. “Earth and metal are both about their selfless desire to help others.” By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram In this Pod, we talked about: How Earths and Metals get along (or not) Thought […]

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Five Element Fridays – Nourishing Relationships Like Fire and Earth – 5EF14

Talk, talk and talk some more. The Social Butterflies of the Elemental world are the Fire/Earth couples! “For long-term success, Fires need to keep that passion in play.” By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram In this Pod, we talked about: How Woods and Fires get […]

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Five Element Fridays – Nourishing Relationships Like Wood and Fire – 5EF13

Is your relationship like a bonfire? The relationship between Wood and Fire is encouraging on both sides as long as you don’t take things too seriously! “Wood and Fire: The Power Playmates” By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram In this Pod, we talked about: How […]

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066 Hero, Saint, or Alchemist?

Are you more of a Knight, Saint, or Magician? How do you live your life… are you trying to fix problems, accept them, or harmonize them? Take a closer look at the how and the why you do what you do in the world! Alchemists choose to grow internally, while […]

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Five Element Fridays – Opposites Attract Like Earth and Water – 5EF12

Are you a fan of muddy water? The relationship between Earth and Water could get messy, but it doesn’t have to be! Earths love the excitement that Waters bring into their lives, and Waters can enjoy being guided by an Earth’s support. What happens when Waters become too unpredictable, and […]

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065 Out with the Old, in with the New… Habits, that is!

You are what you think! What is your identity? Are you really living the life you want? Do you have beliefs that are limiting your ability to create new healthy habits? Maybe it’s time to change your identity and stop trying to negotiate with yourself! Listen in as we talk […]

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Five Element Fridays – Opposites Attract Like Wood and Earth – 5EF11

Who are you when push comes to shove? Woods get Earths moving, but how much bossy pants is too much bossy pants?… Where can Woods and Earths find the roots of common ground? “If Earth and Wood can get out of their own way and make it work together, they […]

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064 Are you stallin’ or are you ALL in?

Is self-cultivation something you’re thinking about or doing? Talking the talk and walking the walk is where we are heading with Season 4 – “All In!” Are you All In in your own life? Whether self-cultivation is now part of your day-to-day or not, we want to help jumpstart or […]

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Five Element Fridays – Opposites Attract Like Wood and Metal – 5EF10

Do you like to take orders or give them? Who’s boss in the bedroom? Find out how Wood and Metal get along or not… Guess who’s in danger when the Wood and Metal clash? “In terms of opposites attracting, sometimes Metal and Wood are quite attracted to each other… they […]

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063 Examining the Big Buts: Putting Virtues into Action

Do you have a lot of big buts in your life… reasons why you’re not doing or being all you want to do or be? Do you want more? Do you want to transform? Examine your life and put the Daoist Virtues into action… Courage, Authority, Gratitude, Forgiveness, and Acceptance […]

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Five Element Fridays – Opposites Attract Like Fire and Metal – 5EF9

Some like it hot, some like it chill. What to do if you are in a relationship with Fire and Metal Elements. Opposites attract and this can go both ways. Connection is where they meet and melt. Listen in as we discuss the good and the challenging aspects of Fire […]

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Five Element Fridays – Opposites Attract Like Water and Fire – 5EF8

Some like it hot, some like it chill. What to do if you are in a relationship with Water and Fire Elements. Opposites attract and this can go both ways. Funny and exciting, and then suddenly contentious. Listen in as we discuss the good and the challenging aspects of Water […]

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062 Accept to Surrender – It’s Easier Than You Think!

Does Surrendering sound scary? Hard? Like something foreign to you? How can you learn to find forgiveness? How can you truly let go and become comfortable with any loss or regrets in your life? The 5th Daoist Virtue is Surrender, but we like to call it Acceptance (it sounds a […]

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Five Element Fridays – Want to Know Why Your Partner Sometimes Drives You Crazy? – 5EF7

Do you want to get along better in the world. Imagine all the people, living life in peace … through energy. Listen in as we talk about the three types of energetic relationships. “It’s amazing how often our Elemental Energies are causing “clashes” in everyday interactions without us knowing that it’s happening.” […]

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061 Forgiveness = Freedom

Do you put family first and yourself last? Does duty and your obligations zap your freedom to be yourself? Is Loyalty more important than your destiny? Listen in as we discuss the Metal Virtue of Forgiveness. Learn to Cultivate advanced forgiveness with Ho’oponopono and be FREE in your life. “The […]

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Five Element Fridays Wood Goal Setting – 5EF6

Don’t be a quitter! What is a good Wood Strategy? Woods are master strategists. We all need to get in touch with our Wood Element to do goal setting. But even Woods can struggle with their goals…if they overdo and overload! “We all need to get in touch with our […]

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060 What’s your Attitude on Gratitude?

Are you grateful? Do you see the constant good in your life? What’s your attitude on gratitude? When an Earth is at their best, they are filled with gratitude and living in the season of never-ending-harvest! So start your morning routines, get out your journals, and begin moving towards the […]

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