Brandon's chosen topic for this episode is authentic humility as a natural counterbalance to overly inflated ideas about the self. He shares some inspired quotes about this most valued of human virtues and makes a powerful point that it's not necessary to sell ourselves as "great" constantly, when our actions and energy already speak plenty for us.
Dr. Greg Marcus is a practitioner and innovator of "American Mussar", a new version of an ancient Jewish tradition for an authentic and meaningul life, which Greg found as an antidote to his workaholic struggles. Hear Greg talk about the ideas behind Mussar, its connection to Kabbalah and Jewish culture in general, and its very practicable steps for developing a more spirit-based and fulfilling life.
Brandon co-hosts with Erica Middlemiss, whose fiancé's family has been deeply impacted by the current season of ravaging wildfires in California, the most destructive on record. They discuss the polarizing effect of tragedy, perspectives on loss and hope, and offer other consoling thoughts and practical actions that listeners can take to lend aid to the affected.
Brandon is inspired to talk about happiness thanks to some eloquent posts from listeners on social media, pertaining to its true nature and how happiness is, ultimately, a matter of perspective, which means that it can be chosen as an experience.
Caitlin Parsons is a yoga therapist and a life transformation coach and in this episode she addresses some of the methods and practices that go into this work that she does, like meditation and mindfulness, breath and posture work, and introspective analysis.
On occasion of the US Thanksgiving holiday, Brandon reflects on the meaning and power of gratitude, appreciation, abundance and other related concepts that may not have been part of the origins for this celebration, but nonetheless infuse this particular holiday with wonderful aspects.
Charles Eisenstein is a highly respected, Yale educated thought-leader who from an early age was curious about what lies beyond the veil of illusion, and he has parlayed this curiosity into a real understanding of the wisdom of the heart and the power of stories, among other facets, which he now brings to bear on his work helping to heal the planet's ecology.
Brandon reads from the book Journey of Souls by Michael Newton, a book that looks at reincarnation and the afterlife from the perspective of a medical doctor, and he references other classic works in this category as well. In this episode he reads "Case 21" about a man belonging to a group of young inexperienced souls.
Brandon answers a question from Corey, a close (P)Head contributor who had a profound transformative experience at Burning Man 2018 and is now experiencing the "growing pains" of trying to integrate that experience with the default reality we live in. Brandon also relates a trippy synchronistic tale with a personal friend who crossed over into non-physical a few years ago.
Larry Armstead II is a spiritual coach with several degrees, a BA in Sociology and Spanish and a BS in IT, whose main philosophy is his keen insight, "in life, we don't get what we want; we get what we expect", which he has committed to applying in all his endeavors including his passion for cooking.
Brian D. Ridgway returns to address some questions and concerns that his interiew brought up for (P)Heads, since his powerful "spellbreaking" exercises can help bypass years of mental conditioning that we are all subjected to from birth. He also shares some exercises and materials like breath work and visualizations in this episode to help listeners integrate their expanded awareness.
Tamra Oviatt is passionate about creating world peace "from the inside out" and she was guided to perform "sacred activations", as well as "deactivations" that have radically changed the lives of thousands in order to facilitate this process. Hear the story of how she got going on her way, her startling nature as a "walk-in" spirit, and her insights into the work she's doing.
Brandon addresses some comments from listeners in the Positive Heads Facebook group about anger and being triggered, as well as some strong reactions to the Brian D. Ridgway pal-wow (Episode 812). He discussed these reactions in the context of larger changes going on at present, where trapped or repressed energies are apparently being released and cleared.
Brandon is prompted by a comment he received on a post based on an Alan Watts quote, and is inspired by a somewhat pessimistic takes on his post to talk about how shifting one's perspective to learn to find the beauty in the moment changes everything.
Jonathan Fink is entrepreneur and author of the book "The Baseball Gods are Real", a true story about baseball and spirituality, and the founder of an investment firm aligned with high spiritual principles. He is also a happy and proud husband and father, and his wide-ranging interests include the music industry, martial arts and of course baseball.
The Positive Head Podcast has been proud to help share the material of brilliant "Gene Keys" author Richard Rudd, and today Brandon shares a clip of Richard telling the beautiful allegory of Ananda Mayi Ma, the Ecstasy of Evanescence and why all desires are really only one desire.
Brian D. Ridgway survived a childhood riddled with trauma, as well as a rollercoaster ride in business and his personal life, going on to transmute his shadow and unlock his great gift to this world: helping people to break the spell of matter.
Brandon reads from the book The Psychic Explorer by V. Van Dam, this time reading the "Message from the Stars" which is one of the channeled chapters from the spirits of celestial bodies included this lesser-known but interesting little book.
Brandon is inspired by a listener to discuss the illusory nature of time, and what could be considered its opposite, the dimension of timelessness. He quotes from famed "presence" author Eckhart Tolle, shares a clip from Abraham-Hicks and discusses other intriguing and empowering perspectives connected to our relative experience of time.
Jessycka Drew is an artist, an author and a veteran (P)Head of sorts, having been active on the Facebook closed group and elsewhere since almost their inception. Jessycka is also a pro in the area of "turning scars into stars", a fairly obvious concept from this wording that she developed as she learned to transmute her own traumatic experiences.
Brandon reads a very synchronistically-woven review with several layers of meaning, and talks about his chosen topic of love in specific contexts: unrequited unconditional love as portrayed in a scene from the movie Adaptation, and love in relation to the self, perception and spirituality, in connection with an Alan Watts talk.
Sevan Bomar returns for the fourth time to the show and shares some fresh downloads pertaining to complex and very topical subjects like artificial intelligence, the current massive global paradigm shift, untold historical insights pertaining to the ancient Tamil language, and how to "hack" reality for our own growth and benefit.