Welcome to Untangle, the meditation podcast. In this series, we introduce you to real people with extraordinary stories, along with experts who have devoted their lives to helping others through meditation.
New episodes every Tuesday.
VIDYAMALA BURCH - LIVING A FULL LIFE DESPITE PAIN AND DIFFICULTIES
Vidyamala Burch has learned to live a happy and meaningful life despite her chronic pain. Her life’s work has been to help people in similar situations. She shares how we can bring mindfulness and kindness to all of our experiences - including the difficulties we all endure - so that we can be our best selves regardless of circumstances.
DAN HARRIS - MEDITATION FOR FIDGETY SKEPTICS
Dan Harris is an ABC News Anchor and author of 10% Happier and his latest book, Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics. He discusses tools for learning meditation, especially for those who say they can’t sit still. He’s funny and honest, and shares how meditation has helped him handle conflict and everyday annoyances with those who matter most in his life.
ROB DUBE - ENTREPRENEUR SHARES HOW MEDITATION FUELS COMPASSIONATE LEADERSHIP AND MORE
Rob Dube is an author and the President of a company ranked by Forbes as one of America’s Best Small Companies. He's passionate about the positive effects meditation can have on our brains, bodies and hearts and shares how his meditation practice has changed his life, his company and his leadership style.And, hear about his amazing Leadership Retreat!
LEORA FULVIO - THERAPIST SHARES INSIGHTS ON MINDFUL VS. MINDLESS EATING
Leora Fulvio, a therapist and mindfulness teacher, shares several practices for changing our relationship to food so we can, ultimately, eat more mindfully. She also discusses why diets fail, and how black and white thinking related to food can sabotage us. “What are you really craving?” is the all-important question she likes to ask.
A LITTLE SELF-LOVE INSPIRATION AND A VALENTINE'S DAY MEDITATION
Enjoy this Valentine's Day Meditation, created by Chrissy Carter. Valentine’s Day, at its heart, is an opportunity to practice love in all many forms. Chrissy shares that It starts from within, with love for ourselves with no strings attached. We’re believers!
EMILY FLETCHER - HOW TO PERFORM AT THE TOP OF YOUR GAME
Emily Fletcher, former stressed-out broadway actress, now world-class meditation teacher and Founder of Ziva Meditation, shares how a combination of mindfulness, meditation and manifesting can help optimize performance for anyone. Her Stress-Solution program gives high performers simple meditation hacks to stress less and accomplish more.
JONATHAN FOUST - INSIGHTS ON ANXIETY, ANGER AND RELATIONSHIPS
Jonathan Foust is an author and a guiding teacher with the Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC. With wisdom and humor, he shares some suggestions for how we can become more familiar with the feelings that fuel our anxiety and anger. He also shares some great advice for dealing with conflict in our personal relationships.
DENISE JACOBS - BANISH THE INNER CRITIC TO UNLEASH CREATIVITY
Denise Jacobs is the author of Banish the Inner Critic: Silence the Voice of Self-Doubt to Unleash Your Creativity and Do Your Best Work. She shares several ways you can turn down the negative voice in your head and quiet that inner bully so you can do anything more effortlessly. Great insights if you've ever experienced self-doubt!
DIANNE BONDY - TRANSFORMING A NEGATIVE BODY IMAGE TO A POSITIVE ONE
Dianne Bondy is a leading advocate for positive body image, at any size. She's a celebrated yoga teacher and social justice activist who shares how her personal journey began with negative body image and low self esteem. She shares the tools she used to shift to a positive body image, and how she now helps others do the same.
STEFANIE GOLDSTEIN - ENCORE MEDITATION AND INSPIRATION FOR WOMEN'S MARCH
Stefanie Goldstein, mother, psychologist and mindfulness teacher shares this original meditation and short inspirational message created in honor of the 2017 Women's March. She inspires us to connect with and lead from our hearts, and reminds us that we can choose how we show up in our lives each and every day.
DR. RICK HANSON - HARDWIRING OUR BRAINS FOR HAPPINESS
Dr. Rick Hanson is a psychologist and author of several books, including his most recent NY Times Bestseller, Hardwiring Happiness. He shares how we can hardwire our brains for more happiness using simple practices that help us cultivate and experience the good in our lives, while reducing our natural negativity biases.
KRISTEN NOEL - RESCRIPT YOUR LIFE FOR MORE JOY
Kristen is the founder of Best Self Magazine and believes that it's always possible to rescript our lives to be our 'best selves,' and to live more authentically and with more joy. She shares her own 'reinvention' journey and why Best Self was born out of the vision to inspire, empower and connect us to one another.
PATRICIA KARPAS - TOP SIX TAKEAWAYS FROM UNTANGLE 2017 PLUS AN EMILY FLETCHER NEW YEAR REFLECTION
In this New Year's episode, Host Patricia Karpas shares some of the gems from her 2017 guests. Spoiler Alert: keep your heart open, make peace with your inner critic, life is messy, real love is about connection and more! Emily Fletcher, Founder, Ziva Meditation and Meditation Studio App Teacher, provides inspiration for the New Year.