Entries by Authenticity

E103 Transformative Themes w/ Dr. Paul Leslie

Dr. Paul Leslie is a therapist, educator, and international trainer, with extensive experience in creative, resource-directed approaches to working with clients.  He’s also an author who writes in the ares of psychotherapy, healing, and personal transformation. You can find his books here: https://drpaulleslie.com/books/ Connect: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPZhWhmbOkUuGLkAnvYs2rw Facebook: @authenticityshow Instagram: @authenticityshow T H E A U […]

E102 Ben Cardall – The Deductionist

Ben Cardall, “The Deductionist,” strives to be the real-life Sherlock Holmes.  He’s a stage magician and mentalist, and also the director of a security company that works with the police to help them solve cases.  This is a fascinating conversation about the power of the mind.  We also get into the philosophy of Stoicism, and […]

E101 Relationships

This episode is about relationships.  How do you know when someone is right for you?  How do you know when they’re not right for you?  What are some criteria you can use to make good decisions about this?  This episode has some deep insights and some real practical advice for anyone in a relationship, which […]

E100 Death

Our 100th episode is about Death.  Death is a fact of life.  Death is inevitable, as far as we know.  In this episode, Carlos and Satch share thoughts and feelings about death, various cultural and religious perspectives on death, and some poetry.  Also a meditation. Connect: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPZhWhmbOkUuGLkAnvYs2rw Facebook: @authenticityshow Instagram: @authenticityshow T H E […]

E99 The Secret of Happiness

This is a nice short little episode where Satch reveals the secret of happiness:  Allow things to be what they are.  Allow yourself to be what you are.  It sounds simple; it is simple. 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 […]

E98 Oliver Althoen – Drowning in Music

  Oliver Althoen is the producer of the Authenticity Show, and an independent creative musician.  He has a new album out, called Last Night I Dreamt I Was Drowning.  In this episode Oliver talks about his music, and demonstrates some of the instruments  used on this album.  This is a fascinating and fun peek inside […]

E97 Genius Mapping with Jonathan Altfeld

Since 1997, after a successful career in AI (artificial intelligence), Jonathan Altfeld has been offering unique and innovative NLP-based workshops around the globe.  One of the many things he does is called Genius Mapping, where he figures out how experts in their fields do what they do, both from a conscious and unconscious perspective.  Someone […]

E96 Alain Nu: The Man Who Knows

Alain Nu is a mentalist, illusionist, television personality, author, and speaker.  He is known for demonstrations of ESP, mind reading, telekinesis, metal bending, and illusions. He is the author of 2 books: State of Mind – The Man Who Knows reveals the secrets of mind over matter Picture Your ESP He is currently appearing thursday […]

E95 Everyday Philosophy

This episode is a casual philosophical conversation about many things, including ties as an evil sadistic fashion accessory, the virtues of fresh citrus in a cocktail, the simple pleasure of experiencing things the way they are, whether or not animals have compassion, Satch’s idea of preserving proximal life, and Star Trek.  Enjoy! Connect: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPZhWhmbOkUuGLkAnvYs2rw […]

E94 Tibetan Mahamudra w/ David Mayen

We had David Mayen as a guest back in episode 92; this is more from that conversation.  This episode is about Mahamudra, which is a type of Tibetan Buddhism expounded by Chögyam Trungpa.  We talk about meditation, enlightenment, male sexuality, female sexuality, and sexuality generally, as practiced within the context of Tibetan Buddhism.  Fascinating stuff! […]

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://sleeprecoveryusa.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 […]