Category: Podcast

Special Announcement: Join me for a brand new course this April!

Exploring the Me-And-My-Life Perspective begins the week of April 8th!We’ll examine how Me-And-My-Life is a point of view we’re conditioned into; a point of view that posits there is a “me”, separate from life, “having a life”.  There are many fascinating aspects of this perspective that we’ll explore–such as evidence for a separate me, choice and

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EP291: Are we only welcoming uncomfortable feelings? Who is the welcomer? And other questions from a listener.

In today’s episode, I dive into another set of questions from a listener–this time, all about feeling. Chris asks some amazing questions about welcoming what’s arising. We explore what is being welcomed, who or what is doing the welcoming, and much more.***Join me for a brand new 6-week course called Exploring the Me-And-My-Life Perspective.We’ll examine

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EP290: You’ve Never Felt This Before

One function of thought appears to be creating continuity– the sense of a solid me, traveling through time. You, your life, the thoughts, feelings, and experiences that arise, often feel familiar. We feel stuck in repeating patterns, saying things like “I’m back here again” and “This always happens to me”.  At the same time, when

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EP289: How to be Less Reactive

This episode of Changeable was inspired by a goal one of my private coaching clients shared with me. Her goal for our coaching was to feel a particular way when faced with a particular work situation. While I don’t know that our time together can deliver what her mind says it wants–that specific  feeling–I’m pretty certain

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EP288: I’m Stuck in a Feeling of Nostalgia: A Question from a Listener

Today’s episode explores a question from a listener who says she has been stuck in a sense of nostalgia for years. She’s convinced that it’s all downhill from here. This may be one of my favorite episodes. The questions she asks opened the door to look at what nostalgia is, what the past and future are,

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EP286: Reality vs. Imagination

This week’s episode is a talk I gave about the difference between reality and imagination. Reality is what’s alive in your sensory experience right now. It’s seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling and tasting. What also might be alive right now is thought. The content of that thought is what I’m calling imagination. It’s the concepts, images, stories

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EP285: The completeness of everything 

In this episode, Change Coach Alex Linares and I discuss turning toward everything. Thoughts. Questions. Doubt. Discomfort. Seeking.We explore how subtle, immediate, and complete everything is (which, not surprisingly, is the exact opposite of how thought often portrays it). We feel this completeness when we immerse in it. We discuss how questions, doubts and seeking burn

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EP284: Thought isn’t needed

I hear a lot of people not wanting to fully give up identification with thought.  They get that not all thought is true, but some of it is, right?Or they get that thought is reflective and narrative, but we need it for practical tasks, right?These are very natural, innocent thoughts. And, there can be an

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EP283: Meeting what arises with love and compassion with Bill DeKramer

Change Coach Bill DeKramer and I talk allll about feeling in this episode! Bill shares a metaphor that came to him in his work with clients about waking a sleeping dog and how that relates to how we are with the emotions that arise.We discuss triggers, how every feeling is absolutely perfect, saying YES to

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