“I said yes. I said yes to myself clearly. I’m not only going to come back. I’m going to come back and enjoy every second of my life and of course, in reality, you know, we do the best we can.” – Fabienne Heymans * This podcast is part of the #ROORises Series: please share the podcast on your Facebook and help ROO Rise! * In this episode, Fabienne Heymans, intuitive healer, spiritual teacher, and co-founder of Hashimoto’s Awareness Organization, shares the story of her spiritual explorations that began at the age of three when her mother died. Fabienne reflects on how chronic illness throughout her life lead her to study alternative medicine and instruct as a master-level teacher at the Barbara Brennan School of Healing for nine years. She discusses how she was finally diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, an auto-immune disease, and her work now bringing awareness to Hashimoto’s in founding the Hashimoto’s Awareness Organization. Fabienne reveals insight gained from her near-death experience and how it changed her life. She explains the role of inner listening in intuitive healing and offers a story of transformation of one of her clients. Lastly, Fabienne previews exciting developments for Hashimoto’s Awareness Organization in 2015.
In this episode, Satsuki Shibuya, painter, artist and spiritual thinker, tells the story of how she explored art as a young girl and planted the seeds for her career now. She discusses the distinction between religion and spirituality in her life. Satsuki recounts her journey with illness and how she healed herself through finding her spiritual path. She explains the inspiration behind her work with watercolor and her life as professional painter now. Satsuki reveals how she transmits her inspirational quotes. She explores the idea of practicing presence in a world filled with multitaskers. Lastly, Satsuki shares what she is excited about for 2015.
In this episode, Missy Carter, author, spiritual teacher, and career counselor, offers her spiritual autobiography, explaining where her interest in spirituality came from. She discusses how meditation has helped her both personally and in her work with career counseling. Missy describes the journey of developing her book Living Lines from a monologue to a dialogue and the three essential questions of the book. She provides insight on how to open up to life through being vulnerable. Lastly, Missy reveals details on her upcoming book.
In this episode, Gabriella and Solomon Masala, consultants, musicians, and bhakti yogis, share their respective spiritual backgrounds that led them to kirtan. They recount the story of how they met. Gabriella and Solomon discuss navigating a world where people may not share the same mindset as you. They explain what humility means to them and the importance of a spiritual community. Gabriella and Solomon reflect on their journey creating and releasing their latest album, Bhakti Masala. They describe recent, powerful kirtan experiences they have had. Lastly, Gabriella and Solomon preview upcoming projects and life changes for them.
In this episode, Diane Israel, psychotherapist, world-class runner and triathlete, filmmaker, and teacher, recounts her background in running from being one of the only high school girls in road races to qualifying for the Olympic Trials. She offers advice for those intimidated by running on how to find oneself as a runner. Diane explains why she transitioned from running to competitive triathlon. She discusses her personal journey with eating issues and why endurance athletes are obsessed with body image. Diane shares how she knew she wanted to be a psychotherapist. She provides her perspective on four key components for healing from eating issues. Lastly, Diane explains how she has been a conduit for her mother’s teachings.
In this episode Julie Piatt, healer, musician, yogi, plant-based chef, meditator, mother of four, and author, shares a wealth of information about practicing spirituality amidst living a busy life. She explores how she practices gratitude on a daily basis and what is means to lives yoga off the mat. Julie reveals the unique components of her Jai Release Meditation program and the experience of her meditation practice leading her to finding her voice as a musician. She discusses what it is like having her sons as her band. Julie provides insight from balancing her many roles and who inspires her now. Lastly, Julie offers wisdom on living as a spiritual being surrounded by others who don’t share the same mindset.