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E93 Cognitive Strategies part 2: Somatic Work

  This is part 2 in our series on cognitive strategies.  Part 1 was about nootropics.  This one is about physical and mental hacks that you can use to stay sharp and focused for longer periods of time. Connect: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPZhWhmbOkUuGLkAnvYs2rw Facebook: @authenticityshow Instagram: @authenticityshow T H E A U T H E N T […]

E92 David Mayen: Bodhisattva of Sleep

David Mayen is the founder and program director of Sleep Recovery. (https://sleeprecoverycenters.com)  He holds certifications in advanced neurofeedback, neuro-anatomy, neurophysiology, and neuropharmacology, as well as alpha-theta training for relieving the symptoms of PTSD related trauma. He’s also a practitioner of a form of Tibetan Buddhism called Mahamudra, in the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa, and it’s interesting […]

E91 Cognitive Strategies part 1: Nootropics

This episode is part 1 of a series about cognitive strategies; it’s about nootropics.  Nootropics, sometimes referred to as “smart drugs,” are herbs, supplements, or pharmaceuticals, that improve cognitive functions, particularly executive functions – memory, creativity, and motivation.  In this introduction to nootropics, Carlos and Satch discuss some of the more common, safe, and inexpensive […]

E90 Friendship: Our Needs Answered

This episode is about friendship.  It is both a celebration of our group of amazing friends, here at the Authenticity Show and beyond, and an examination of friendship, as seen through the lens of Khalil Gibran. Connect: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPZhWhmbOkUuGLkAnvYs2rw Facebook: @authenticityshow Instagram: @authenticityshow T H E A U T H E N T I C […]

E89 Paranormal Experiences

Have you ever had a feeling that saved your life?  Have you ever seen a UFO?  Join the Open-Minded Skeptics, with guest Laurie Ballinger, as we discuss first-hand accounts of paranormal phenomena. #paranormal #intuition #UFOs #weird #strange #openmindedskeptics #aerialphenomena #horatio #shakespeare #unexplained #halloween Connect: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPZhWhmbOkUuGLkAnvYs2rw Facebook: @authenticityshow Instagram: @authenticityshow T H E A U […]

E88 Global Adventures w/ Dean Karalekas

  Adventure seems to follow Dean Karalekas around.  Originally from Canada, he has had adventures all over the world.  With a PhD in Military Sociology, Dean speaks with deep understanding about people, politics, culture, and religion.  He recently wrote a book about his experiences in Bir Tawil, on the border between Egypt and Sudan.  Bir […]

E87 Alchemy, UFOs, and the Wisdom of Uncertainty

In this episode Carlos, Satch, and Oliver embark on an epic journey through a wide-ranging array of topics.  Starting with a story about a famous Chinese herbalist from long ago, they wend their way through alchemy, spirituality, paganism, UFOs, conspiracy theories, public health policy, inter-species cooperation, and the pristine spirituality of the arctic. This is […]

E86 Sonic Recovery w/ Tim Ringgold

Our guest in this episode is Tim Ringgold.  Tim Ringgold is a music therapist who uses the power of music to help people stay sober.  A recovering addict himself, he practices what he preaches.  He is also the author of a book called Sonic Recovery – Harness the Power of Music to Stay Sober.  He […]

E85 Gaming the System

This episode is about games.  Mental games, physical games, and creative games, designed to open up new possibilities in your life, break you out of a stuck situation, or help you achieve whatever goals you want to achieve.  Carlos and Satch draw on their extensive experience in the fields of Occupational Therapy, Acupuncture, Hypnotherapy, and […]

E84 From Conflict to Empathy to Compassion [Part 3]

In part 3 of our series on conflict resolution, Carlos talks about the anatomy of an apology and Satch talks about why it’s ok to bend the rules sometimes, as in the case of Phil Jackson’s handling of Dennis Rodman (which contributed to so many championship wins for that Dream Team). Enjoy! #empathy #compassion #apologies […]

E83 From Conflict to Empathy to Compassion [Part 2]

Join is for Part 2 in our series on authentically navigating through conflict. You’ll find some great ideas and practical, useful techniques for more effectively handling conflict when it inevitably arrives. This really is a must listen. Enjoy! #empathy #compassion #resolution Connect: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPZhWhmbOkUuGLkAnvYs2rw Facebook: @authenticityshow Instagram: @authenticityshow T H E A U T H […]

E82 From Conflict to Empathy to Compassion [Part 1]

Listen in to part one in our series on authentically navigating through conflict, using empathy and compassion as your guides. #empathy #compassion #resolution Connect: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPZhWhmbOkUuGLkAnvYs2rw Facebook: @authenticityshow Instagram: @authenticityshow T H E A U T H E N T I C I T Y S H O W real people | authentic conversations _______________________________________ […]

E81 A Journey to Zero Point w/Arden Leigh

Arden Leigh is the creator and facilitator of The Re-patterning Project, in which she helps “guide you through the process of learning your human system so that you can make the unconscious conscious, see the things you can’t see, and decide what to keep and what to change” when it comes to things like trauma […]

E80 Community & Music w/Kim Le

In this episode, our guest is the amazing and talented Kim Le. In addition to being a great friend of ours, she is owner and director of Pacific Conservatory of Orange in Orange, California, and a pianist and accompanist at Santa Ana College. As is typical, our conversation went to places we didn’t expect, such […]

E79 Music, Society, and Everything

Join us for another Music Nerd Edition with hosts Oliver Althoen and Lanzo Luconi. In this one, they get into some really good stuff, such as life after college, “breaking the rules,” performance innovation, adaptation and flexibility, and so much more. #music #breakingtherules #adaptation Connect with Oliver and Lanzo on Facebook: Oliver: @oliveralthoen Lanzo: @lanzoluc T H […]

E78 Seamus, Carlos, and Africa

Earlier this year Carlos ventured to Tanzania with two great friends to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. You may remember one of those friends, Seamus Warnock, from Episode 6: Tales of the Wandering Lion. This time, Seamus tells his tales of travel together with Carlos to share with us their fun, fascinating, and sometimes pain and tear-filled […]

E77 Who Do You Think You Are?

This episode is about identity. Who we think we are and how we can be more than that. It’s framed around a poem that Satch wrote which encapsulates his thinking on this topic, and leads to another great conversation between he and Carlos. “Whatever it is you think you are, you’re always more than that.” […]

E76 Tapping Intuition in Troubled Times

When things get difficult or downright troubling, it may seem challenging or even impossible to tap into your intuition for solutions or creative ideas. Fortunately, it can be done! Listen in as Carlos and Satch share some of their insights and strategies for accessing intuition in troubled times. And we’d love to hear what works […]

E75 Peaceful Parenting and Unschooling w/Dayna Martin

In this episode, Carlos and Satch have an enlightening conversation with Dayna Martin about some of today’s most relevant topics: home education and peaceful parenting. Dayna is the mother of four children and has been working for two decades as an advocate, educator, featured speaker, and coach, and is the author of three parenting and […]

E74 The Poetry Episode

This episode is devoted to poetry, specifically, original poetry written by Carlos and Satch. This one is authentic as it gets as they share several pieces each they’ve written from the heart, and talk about the meaning or inspiration behind them. It’s a side of themselves they’ve not yet shared much on the show until […]