#136 Stephen McManus

Stephen and I converse about Buddhism, Spirituality, Social Media, and the Nuances of the Modern World. - Recorded Aug 2018 in Bushwick, Brooklyn

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#133 Jill Schock

Artwork courtesy of    Ian Bertram

Artwork courtesy of Ian Bertram

Jill Schock, LA's Death Doula, returns to the podcast to crack open more about life and death.

We dive in deeper to discuss both the practical and mystical elements of working with dying people. Is there life after death? What are dreams? Are psychics real?

Recorded in Los Angeles


#121 Jill Schock

Jill is a death doula assisting people transition from life to death. We explore the real mystical things that happen as people die: seeing cats, seeing dead people, moving between realities, and more. We also touch on how the work has sharpened her personal clairvoyance and connection to the dream state. - Recorded in Los Angeles, CA


#114 Sean Dunne & Cass Greener

Sean returns to MDWH along with his girlfriend, Cass. We begin by recognizing the psycho-spiritual war that has consumed our hearts and minds during the political season and beyond. 

Our conversation explores our path forward as a society through the birthing of Generation E: a post consumer all-inclusive generation and movement focused on personal and cultural enlightenment which transcends time, age, ego and place.

We immerse ourselves on tales of our psychedelic experiences and the lessons we've learned along the way. This and more on today's show. 

Listen to the music from today's show on Spotify. Watch Sean's films on his site and check out his podcast on MindPodNetwork.

Recorded live at the Inter-dimensional House of Pancakes in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. 

#98 Sonya Esman


Sonya started her career creating youtube vides while a teenager in Toronto. Now a fashion blogger, model and youtuber. We were put together for an editorial and she changed my perspective on NYC life. We decided it would be fun to shoot together again and recorded this conversation between the two projects. 

In this episode we talk about:
• What it means to be a Free Spirit
• Spotting our own prejudices in the connected world
• How being an influencer allows one to live a life with more freedom
• Ways things can improve for businesses connecting with influencers
• Embodying love
• Dealing with depression as a spiritual person
• Spiritual games to play

This show is dedicated to Autumn! Happy Lovetober! 

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#97 Kristin Rain

Kristin was the 3rd generation of her family to live in a cult. born in to a religious sex cult, her family left when she was 10 after a murder within the organization. She has since found her balance in the outside world by blending mainstream world with valuable attributes nurtured within the organization. Today we talk about: 
• what it was like growing up in a cult
• how growing up in a cult effected her perspective
• how cults and mainstream culture mirror each other
• the importance of imagination and creativity
• the benefit of really knowing who you, your family, and your friends are

- Follow Kristins on Instagram
- Here is a doc on Children of God to further understand the environment of the Family. 
- A short news clip from 1972 when it was just beginning
- Here are the True Komix given to adults within The Family (anyone 12 and older)

#85 Mario Jefferson


Meet Mario. He was my driver to a job in LA and we ended up connecting over a conversation on time dialiation and community. I felt it would be great to continue the conversation after the job so I brought him back to carry on through the podcast. Mario explains his No Bad Guy Narrative to us and we discuss cultural appropriation, spirituality, society, and more. Follow Mario on Twitter and Instagram 

#81 Douglas Rushkoff

(Media Theorist, Author, Luminary) One of the worlds most important minds appears on today's show to talk a little about how human reality has been pre-programmed for 400+ years. We touch on his new book (Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus), the illuminati, economics, family, social media, community and more.
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