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Rima's journey, the stories from her podcast's guests, coaching, retreats, and more will give you the necessary tools to accomplish your goals.
Alexander looked for the meaning of life on a spiritual quest that included climbing mountaintops to meet with gurus & studying with shamans until he found it in a deck of playing cards. In ancient spiritual societies, people knew about the power of the cards. We talk about the difference between destiny cards & Tarot cards & how the cards can be accurate based on our calendar when it is new. His theories are thought-provoking. His book tells us how we can understand our cards to play them right.
Rima & Isley both left Victorville in search of something more. Isley talks about her creative career in Hollywood, being typecast as transgender & moving forward into a different era - one where she’s seen for her art & as a talented woman vs. as a transwoman. She shared her transition with thousands on YouTube, helping many to find their true self. Now she’s ready to shift focus. We talk about men’s fear of finding transwomen attractive, being trans in the military, & dating as a transwoman.
What is Shamanism/a shaman? What does it look like to be a shaman from the west versus from indigenous cultures? A Palestinian Shaman living in LA is not the most common person you will meet. Yaz shares how he came to the spiritual path & became a shaman. He was a wealthy, corporate bigshot, numbing with drugs, alcohol & sex, until he had a breakdown. He found reiki the same week & everything changed. Also, how it was growing up in the Middle East in the war, how he’s healed himself & his family.
Meg’s back to talk about WHAT THE F BRANDING IS? and how we can brand our business & our life in a cohesive way that tells the story we want. No business is too small to think about branding & about the message you are conveying to potential clients, family & friends! As wellness entrepreneurs, yoga teachers, whatever, our life is often our business so knowing what to do and how to do it can be a challenge. Meg offers solutions and practical tips for you to brand your business & your life today!
Shaman Isabella is vivacious & eccentric as she shares about consciousness and how to leave our stories behind to create joyful lives. In today’s political climate, it’s easy to feel stressed, afraid, angry, frustrated, overwhelmed… we talk about practical things you can do right now to shift your consciousness and your reality so that you can experience joy NOW & in your day-to-day life. You can choose what you want to focus on and Isabella provides many tools to do so in a light & humorous way.
Cristina is back to talk intimately about her experience with depression, antidepressants & how she eventually found natural healing. At times, meds helped her, especially when she was severely depressed, but she realized that she had taken control of her life & was taking them out of habit. She didn’t have an exit strategy, but she committed to using nourishing nutrition, nature & physical exercise to heal & change her brain chemistry naturally so she could wean off of the pills in a safe way.
Psychologist Dr. Eleanor has an extensive scientific & research background that she applies to her astrological work. She contributed to the “Human Design System” that was pioneered by Ra Uru Hu. Eleanor’s work led to findings that differed to Ra’s & she tells the story publicly about what happened when she challenged his work & of her improved system “Beyond Human Design” that is integrative of different matrices & creates a more complete picture of how to apply Human Design in everyday life.
Stephanie - an LA hypnotherapist - comes from a background in science & research but her path led her to becoming an expert on past lives & to her work with Past-Life Regression Therapy. At 19, she died from lupus & came back into her body. In her 40s, her husband died in her arms; she communicated regularly with him afterwards. We talk about how understanding your past lives helps you now, about the contracts we make it past lives, bleed-through experiences & more. She trained with Brian Weiss, MD.
Tory, a Healthy Living Expert & Holistic Business Consultant, follows her path to the wildest places. From dropping out of college after receiving a full scholarship, to doing stand up, dancing professionally & writing children's books, she’s acquired skills from far & wide. She went from feeling shame for jumping from passion to passion to understanding how all of her skills assist her in being the amazing holistic health coach she is now. Tory gives many practical applications in this episode.
Lauren is living her life as an entrepreneurship & shares her story of how she went from channeling her energy into self-destruction (partying & toxic relationships) to creative, positive outlets that feed & fulfill her soul, as well as inspire others. Yoga & travel helped, but that wasn’t all. Lauren is a yogi nomad that creates transformative travel experiences for women. We talk about using all kinds of archetypes throughout life, living authentically & using your true voice.
Danny spent years volunteering for different water-related causes before, one day, he came up with a simple yet revolutionary way to impact the global water crisis - a solution that uses gravity as an energy source. Though he didn't implement it immediately, 5 years later his idea came to fruition & his systems are now providing clean drinking water to over 3000 kids. We discuss how you can get involved in causes that you love & create change, no matter how small you may think your actions are! We talk all about the global water crisis, his solution & how you can follow your passion for change... whether it's animal/human/environmental rights.... whatever. Contact Danny at Danny@gravitywater.org & become a member, donating $8 a month that goes directly towards implementing these clean water systems in places that need them the most.
Andrew Keegan is a Hollywood actor (10 Things I Hate About You, ID4, 7th Heaven, Party of Five) & founder of Full Circle, a spiritual center that inspires people to create & join authentic communities & to be active members of those communities as a means to intentionally heal the world.
Lauren & Rima work together as entrepreneurs in numerous roles. They learned to navigate negotiations, self-worth & power positions with grace & professionalism. It wasn't always easy - their relationship isn't without conflict or tumultuousness & they talk about their process in this episode.
Rima & Sandy reminisce about The Magic Castle, an exclusive private magic club in Hollywood, CA. You have to be a magician or be invited by one to attend & it's nothing short of magical. Flirting with Ryan Gosling was just one of their favorite memories.
Erica founded Yoga Trade when many people asked how she was living the "Traveling Yoga Teacher" life. It wasn't an easy road to start something so big & she shares her process of how she did it. You will hear advice on being successful in your wellness business.
After suffering for years, Kayla was diagnosed with anorexia at 18. Getting help was a struggle, as doctors didn't address her eating disorder & only provided meds for her physical deficiencies. Yoga & plant-based nutrition are what helped her to heal.
Robert Lee Camp is back for a 2nd episode to delve deeper into understanding the Destiny Cards and how you can use them for spiritual growth. The system provides us with many mirrors that we can use to uncover our motives & to better understand the Self.
Meredith just released her 1st book "Just Be: A Search for Self-Love in India", but she wasn't always a writer. She shares: how she learned to listen to intuition, birthing the book, how addictions make us comfortable & the rising of the divine feminine.
Cristina hustled in the corporate world till she was fired. She was depressed but realized she had a CHOICE. She sought healing & went to Costa Rica to pursue surfing. Back home, she chose a job that allowed her work-life balance over taking a promotion.
Rima's new boyfriend just committed to a vegan lifestyle. He's a chef & is transitioning his business over to offering vegan fare exclusively. Everyone wants to know... Did Rima force him to go vegan? She's an outspoken vegan, so what's the truth?
Brooke is a Kansas farm girl turned travel/wellness entrepreneur. She doesn’t let society define success or failure for her. She paves her own path, seeking experiences that fill her up rather than look good on a resume & inspires others to do the same.
Meg helps clients ignite their creativity & find their soul's work. She was a designer for an architecture firm when she realized, after achieving many things, that her soul wasn't being fulfilled on a daily basis. So now she creates her own work instead.
Ancient civilizations used Destiny Cards to inform their decision-making process. They help us to understand & give meaning to our lives. This esoteric knowledge is based in mathematics. Author Robert Lee Camp tells us how to use the cards for our lives.
Joelle, a 19-year-old AcroYogi, lost her dad to cancer at 14. Through grief, she healed with yoga. It changed her life - physically, emotionally, mentally & through opportunity. From expectations, letting go & simplicity, she shares her wisdom.
Rima reflects with her ex-husband, Pete, on their relationship & on the societal reactions to divorce. They deal with stigma about their breakup, even though they remain close friends. Hear their ideas on how to approach divorce from a positive outlook.
This is the story of Audra, a 19-year-old woman with a chronic illness (Dysautonomia), and how she went from being bedridden at 14 to a vibrant, healthy, inspirational woman at 19 by using natural healing methods like yoga & essential oils.
Rudy, an actor, author & yoga teacher, talks about how he was orphaned at 9 & had a rough childhood, became a biker & almost landed in prison before he turned his life around through yoga. Plus some funny shit about how Instagram has ruined yoga.
Rima lives the life of her dreams in the beautiful jungle of Costa Rica. How did she manage to do it? The complete background story of the first time she visited Costa Rica to when she finally made it a full-time reality is what this episode is about.
Learn about the host of the podcast, Rima, and what the podcast is about. A nice storyline that includes Rima's journey with Costa Rica, yoga, vegan lifestyle, psychology & her path as an entrepreneur, leading up to episode 002 - The Costa Rica Story.