About This Show
We believe it is through our stories that we heal. Collectively. And individually, as well. Each season we deep-dive into a select community to hear their tales - in hopes that we may shed some new light of understanding in that given corner of the world. In this season, we start digging in our own backyards. Beneath the stereotypes and sensationalized portrayals of criminals, greed and environmental destruction - to the origins of Humboldt County’s marijuana culture: The back-to-the-landers, the activists, the families, the farmers, and the medicine makers. In a landscape that is rapidly shifting, we go back to the beginning. To see where we started. Where we’ve come thus far. And hopefully - shed some light on the path that’s yet to come. So join us. Pull up a chair. Pour a glass. And listen.
Most Recent Episode
MEND Season 2 - Episode 33
2 days ago
Financial Capital with Bari Tessler
"Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man."~Kahlil GibranThis week we delved into a realm that was, admittedly, uncomfortable at first, and seemed perhaps counterpoint to the intention of this season. It was, however, written into the framework that we have chosen to follow, so we forged ahead into the realm of Financial Capital. The resulting talk we had was far more inspiring and cohesive with our motivations that we would have thought even possible. Bari Tessler, is a Financial Therapist, a Mamaprenuer and the founder of the Art of Money, book and year-long program described is “Financial Therapy for your Soul”. A large part of Bari’s work is helping people understand how money connects to our bodies and our emotions. For her there is a direct connection between Financial Literacy and Emotional Intelligence. We spoke about our relationship to money…as women, as products of our educational and cultural system, as member in a partnership, and as mothers….and the importance of understanding this relationship. She offers us a glimpse into the work she does with others by offering some advice and gems of wisdom when dealing with the ebbs and flows of our financial story. She even manages to bring in a bit of Zen Buddhism and discusses how we can work through our own Money Koans. This is a money talk like you have probably never had. So pour a cup of tea, grab a pen and paper for notes…and enjoy.