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THIS IS PERSONAL: Rewinding a Life with Dan Simon
55 minutes | a year ago
Jennifer Sokolov: Finding her own path, energy medicine & shamanism
Jennifer learned very early in life if she didn't get on the path(her path), that her life would not have meaning. She also talks about how she came to the planet with aesthetic, psychic & perceptual sensitivities that led to an exploration of the healing arts and how she performs her work. As she helps people to align their head, heart & gut; the body will heal itself. In her visit to the Modern Elder Academy, in Baja, Mx. last year Jennifer realized that she had built a very nice house, but forgot to turn the lights on. She talks about the impact that Janis Nakano Spivack had on her becoming more spontaneous, organic. And how the experience of being human is always relational, never solitary. You can find Jennifer at: http://www.jennifersokolov.com/Janis Nakano Spivack www.crushyourblock.com www.crushandflow.com Modern Elder Academy www.modernelderacademy.comChip Conley www.chipconley.comYou can find me at:www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTw: @dansimontv
45 minutes | a year ago
Catch Me a Catch: Chronicles of a Matchmaker with Leora Hoffman
Back in Episode 8, Leora Hoffman made her first guest appearance. And we learned how Leora transformed her career from being a government lawyer into a matchmaker. In today's episode, we discuss Leora's new book, "Catch Me a Catch" which describes in fascinating and personal detail her own life, family and relationship challenges. And how her own life informed her abilities to create "love matches". As she states in her book, "The romantic in me continues to put people together, to take a risk, and to learn from each interaction whether positive or negative. Every day, I count my blessings, cross my fingers, put one foot in front of the other and ask the universe to deliver." There are many wise lessons to learn from today's podcast whether you are in a loving relationship currently or seek to manifest a new love connection in your life. Enjoy today's show. You can find more about Leora and her new book below: www.leorahoffman.com https://www.amazon.com/Catch-Me-Chronicles-Modern-Day-Matchmaker-ebook/dp/B084DX5YJR/And you can find Dan Simon via:www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTw: @dansimontv
79 minutes | a year ago
Sheilla Dare: Dares to Face her Worst Fears with Courage over Comfort
Raised in an alcoholic family is quite a challenge to overcome. After leaving a 15-year marriage with no sense of who she really was, Sheilla embarks on a year-long journey to face her 12 worst fears, one month at a time. Starting in September of 2018, she tackled the following: 30-day shopping diet, learning to swim, visiting a new place every day, sobriety for a month, public speaking, meeting new people, learning to dance, Cross Fit, being vulnerable and accepting no, personal finances, embracing imperfection, letting go of control. Sheilla Dare is the creator and host of the podcast “Courage Over Comfort with Sheilla Dare.” Each episode is meant to inspire listeners to step into their courage and out of their comfort zones. By facing fears and stepping into the unknown, we find out what we’re truly capable of. Her podcast is available on all your favorite listening devices. Learn more about Sheilla Dare at: https://breakingupwithmycomfortzone.com/and her podcast Courage over Comfort: https://linktr.ee/courageovercomfort https://www.instagram.com/sheilladare/ https://www.facebook.com/sheilla.dare?ref=bookmarksYou can find Dan Simon at:www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTw: @dansimontv
54 minutes | a year ago
Kari Henley: creating love, connection, community at a very high frequency..
Kari talks openly about the transformations she has undergone in the last 3 years. How she handled severe challenges in her own family and recreated her life. How she went from being a caregiver to everyone else and decided to begin taking care of herself. Her organization, "Communities without Borders" strives to understand longevity and aging and helps people to make emotional connections using the tools of the virtual world. We talk about her new book (with her partner Stephen), "Becoming Beloveds" and how they set the example of reaching a higher vibration of love and connection. Kari explains her chance meeting with Chip Conley and her role in supporting the establishment of Chip's "Modern Elder Academy". You can find Kari's work via:www.agewoborders.comhttp://communitieswoborders.comwww.stardustandhoney.com To find out more about Modern Elder Academy and Chip Conley:www.modernelderacademy.comwww.chipconley.com And you can find Dan Simon via:www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTw: @dansimontv
52 minutes | a year ago
Stacy: Falling off the planet not an option- from social anxiety to no fear!!
Stacy traveled down a long road of personal development and raising a successful family all on her own. Putting all her energy into raising 2 little humans was the best job she ever had. Find out what experience in second grade scarred her pretty severely and how she has dealt with it her whole life. Make sure you hear Stacy's description of life in about 6 sentences. I'm so glad we got to rewind Stacy's life. You can find me at:www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTw: @dansimontv
50 minutes | a year ago
Sheila Kennedy: Showing emotion or falling apart was never an option...
Sheila talks in detail about her early life and the loss of her father when she was 10. then how she overcame very powerful messages to repress her emotions. and how being a know-it-all brought her face to face with what the rest of the world was expecting from her. Today she coaches other people to believe in themselves. and she walks her talk in a very profound and joyous way. Enjoy her story. You can find more about Sheila here:http://www.thezebraink.com/IG: Thezebraink And you can find me at:www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTw: @dansimontv
49 minutes | a year ago
Mike Smith: From Down Under to Top of the World
Mike talks about the ups and downs of a fairly chaotic upbringing in Australia. How he got to America and had an epiphany that changed everything in his world. You can find Mike at:hiringstage.comlinkedin.com/in/mikesmithproAnd you can find me at:www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTw: @dansimontv
49 minutes | a year ago
Freyja Inanna: From a fundamentalist cult to freedom and sexual healing..
Mother of thirteen children, former polygamist wife, labor & delivery nurse, and midwife, Freyja has led a fascinating life steeped in relationships, birth, and now rebirth. She has combined her life experience, education and twenty years experience as a Registered Nurse and Midwife, as well as several modalities, including Psychosomatic Therapy, NLP, Reiki, and a few others to create a signature process she calls Integrative Orgasmic Life Alchemy.Freyja’s passion, working with her life partner, Michael, is creating deep healing and powerful transformation in the realms of sexual shame, trauma and relationships to shift society’s limitations and beliefs in these areas. When we are at war within (rejecting our own sexual essence) it creates war in our relationships and in the world around us!Their work holds a strong focus on the release of trauma and shame from the body/mind/spirit simultaneously and integration of sexuality and Self-Reverence as a life path. For more information visit InannaSanctuary.comLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/inanna-sanctuary/Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/inannasanctuaryemail: email@example.comAnd you can find me at:www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTw: @dansimontv
50 minutes | a year ago
Elizabeth: Letting go, starting over; taking the road less traveled.....
An inspiring story of taking the difficult path, letting go of many material things, and re-locating to a new part of the country for the pure adventure of it. Learn about her gift of inspiring and leading others in the non-profit arena which led to an award at the White House. By her own barometer, Elizabeth is exactly where she needs to be, has no idea what happens next and is as happy as she ever has been. Enjoy the episode. She is amazing.
47 minutes | a year ago
Nancy: Disruptor, Innovator; Unafraid of Change
Nancy tells her story of creating a beautiful family and successful businesses. All without much fear of change or security. She went through divorce at 50 and went back to grad school at 55 to get her degree in Counseling and Psychology with a new outlook on how best to enjoy life.
48 minutes | 2 years ago
Jon's journey from untouchable hubris to fulfillment and happiness
Jon's story explains how his challenging childhood was salvaged by his love of music. And how important having the right mentor(s) can be to determining how your life works out.. Be sure to check out www.modernelderacademy.com that we referred to in the show.
42 minutes | 2 years ago
Fran Keogh: Leveraging her Power to Help Others
In rewinding Fran's life, we hear how she raised 4 beautiful children, started an alpaca farm and turned her marriage around in her 50's. And now in her 60's how she coaches visionary women 50+ to find their voice in a life and work they love. She talks about rappelling off of 350-foot tall buildings, night scuba diving and how she learned to leverage her personal power to deal with her own stuff and help others to do the same. There is a lot to learn and appreciate from how Fran has navigated her life. Enjoy her story. You can find Fran at:https://frankeogh.come: firstname.lastname@example.org And you can find me at:www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTw: @dansimontv
51 minutes | 2 years ago
Making a Match: Leora's journey from law to love
Leora was born in Israel as a child of holocaust survivors. She learned from her parents the true meaning of resilience and how to travel through life with courage and boldness. From early on she was an advocate for people. She began her career in law, working at the Philadelphia DA's office in the domestic violence unit. But after the birth of her second child, she decided to leave her law career and become an exclusive Matchmaker long before the online world offered their version of how to find true love. Today her business is still thriving because of her ability to get to know her clients and offer matches based on intuition, analysis, and her own brand of magic. In the conversation, you will learn much about Leora's journey and much about how to manifest successful, happy relationships. Leora can be found at www.LeoraHoffman.com And I can be found at www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTW: @DanSimontv
43 minutes | 2 years ago
Leslie: A Life of Curiosity, Travel and Fairy Godmother to the World
Leslie has had a fulfilling an interesting life as a travel writer, activist, fine art & antiques broker. She's traveled the world with her license to snoop to connect to people, cultures, music & cuisine across the planet. At 29, her financé was murdered and the case was never solved. Since then she has had many opportunities to deal with grief and loss. And she can teach us a lot about how to navigate the proceses of life and death in a graceful way. Enjoy the show.
44 minutes | 2 years ago
Laura W Campbell Choosing Radical Openness, Faith and Trust... Joyfully!
We have an intriguing conversation, rewinding Laura's life and learning of her successes and challenges, including the imposter syndrome. *She talks about her life-changing experience at Chip Conley's Modern Elder Academy in Mexico (www.modernelderacademy.com). *The difficulty women having in giving themselves permission to want more. *How to nail your job as a mother.*How not to wear your selflessness as a badge of honor, but instead show up as an interesting vibrant person.* How at 14 attending the Boston School of Ballet she learned of the existence of her inner critic. And most importantly how she is navigating a radically new life that sparks joy and allows her to connect deeply with her soul's purpose. You can find out more about Leslie at www.laurawcampbell.com www.DanSimon.co IG: DanSimontv TW: @DanSimontv
49 minutes | 2 years ago
The Modern Elder Connection to Life in Barbara's Words
We can all learn a lot from Barbara's example. She shares unbridled enthusiasm and stories of her unique life and accomplishments. She moved to California in her 20's and found this was the place she was meant to be. as she says-- "her place and her people". We talk about her current work with "Conscious Dance" where she teaches how to get in touch with their emotions using the body as the messenger; therapy without words. And her experiences in India as a photo journalist and her experience in Hospice care where she trained doctors on how to administer end of life care in a holistic and personal way. I think your perspective will be greatly expanded as you listen to Barbara's story. Enjoy the show. Kumbh Mela http://kumbh.gov.in/enBurning Man https://www.festicket.com/festivals/burning-man/Chip Conley’s Modern Elder Academy https://www.modernelderacademy.com/www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTwitter: @DanSimontv
47 minutes | 2 years ago
Having More Fun with Kay Scorah- Part 2
In this episode, we hear about Kay's philosophy of raising children, the biggest lie in the corporate world, how to use visual language and the language of movement to really express yourself and in her newest project-- "Turning the Tables"- helping business leaders and troubled inner city to begin a true dialogue. We also touch on the "different levels of listening", "learning from disease", the "have more fun image bank" and, of course, how gut bacteria affect the way we think. Please check out Kay's work at www.HaveMoreFun.org Chip Conley’s Modern Elder Academy https://www.modernelderacademy.com/www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTwitter: @DanSimontv
48 minutes | 2 years ago
Having More Fun with Kay Scorah--- Part 1
Find out more about Kay Scorah and her myriad projects at www.havemorefun.org Chip Conley’s Modern Elder Academy https://www.modernelderacademy.com/www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTwitter: @DanSimontv
43 minutes | 2 years ago
From Desertion & Abuse to Courage and Contentment- Clody's Story
It's not easy to begin a life with the deck stacked against you. Born into a home where your parents weren't really willing or able to be parents. Amongst drugs and dysfunction, the kids just kept appearing. and as the oldest of 4 girls, most all the parental responsibility fell to Clody from a very early age. And at 14 years, she really had had more of life than she could handle. Her story is one of personal responsibility and discovery that is almost unbelievable.Chip Conley’s Modern Elder Academy https://www.modernelderacademy.com/www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTwitter: @DanSimontv
55 minutes | 2 years ago
From Near Death to All is Well with Vivian Carrasco
Vivian has a fantastic story of how she has navigated her life over the last 46 years, creating a beautiful marriage and family. She now helps others undertake the journey inward to discover the true greatness. Her story is inspiring. Vivian Carrasco, Ed.D, Master Certified Coach Mindset Mentor & Creative Midwife | www.viviancarrasco.com@viviancarrasco | facebook.com/ViviHCarrasco | Turning Inward PodcastChip Conley’s Modern Elder Academy https://www.modernelderacademy.com/www.DanSimon.coIG: DanSimontvTwitter: @DanSimontv
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