#1: Essential Spirituality with Roger Walsh
In this premiere episode, Ricky is joined by Dr. Roger Walsh, Professor of Psychiatry, Philosophy & Anthropology at the University of California. Roger has spent three decades researching wellbeing, combined with deep spiritual practice and self-exploration. Roger's writing has earned him numerous international awards. His book — Essential Spirituality: The 7 Central Practices — is the topic of this discussion. Roger's transformative work has extensively uncovered useable tools all of us can practice to open us to new ways of living. These tools can help uncover our potential, transforming our inner-universe into an abundant landscape of analysis and learning. Far from dogmatic religion, this is livable, life-changing, state-enhancing spirituality. Talking points include: - The true source of happiness. - Psychedelics as a glimpse of our spiritual potential. - The nature of true love. - The benefits of living ethically. - The power of connecting with the world & serving others.