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Living the Yoga Life

013 Justin Mccoy – Quietly Doing Big Things

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Justin Mccoy is an American Soto Zen Buddhist Monk

who grew up in and around Los Angeles.  After four years in architecture school, he left to become a monk.  Justin spends much of his time in quiet meditation, but he is also working to create the largest Zen Buddhist Temple outside of Japan.  In our conversation, we talk about cultivating happiness, the importance of natural learning for children, the paradox of the self being one with the universe, traditional Japanese building techniques, and much more.  Justin’s is a fascinating story… enjoy!

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Useful links from the show:

You can support Justin and the Soto Zen Temple project at tenpyozan.org

If you are interested in Soto Zen Buddhism, check out szba.org

The Institute for Humanistic Education and Parenting, Play Mountain Place

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Below are images of the design and construction of the temple:

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Living the Yoga Life

008 Jess Heslop – Live the Life You Love

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IN THIS EPISODE OF PRACTICALLY CONSCIOUS,

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I TALK WITH JESS HESLOP

writer, life coach, and founder of the popular blog Live the Life You Love.  We have a fun time, discussing everything from food in London, self acceptance, dealing with tragedy, listening to energy, and letting your creative passions flow.

You can find Jess at her blog.  Also, I recommend you like her on Facebook at Live the Life You Love to get her writing and inspirational quotes in your Facebook feed.

BOOKS ETC. JESS AND I MENTION IN THIS EPISODE

The Wake up Cloud with Henri Junttila

You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay

A Course in Miracles by Dr. Helen Schucman, Foundation for Inner Peace

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

Hay House Radio radio for your soul

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Living the Yoga Life

003 David Gordon – Are Dreams Your Greatest Tool?

 

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IN THIS EPISODE OF PRACTICALLY CONSCIOUS,

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I talk with world renowned dream expert David Gordon.  We discuss a wide range of topics related to therapy, dreaming, consciousness & awakening including:

  • The potential for dreams to guide you through the most important moments of your life.
  • The importance of balancing intellectual knowledge with experience.
  • Dreams as a source of creative life.
  • How to notice the “stuck” places in your life and how to listen for the solution.
  • The importance of listening to yourself.
  • Discovering ways to ground yourself in truth.

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Here’s a link to David’s groundbreaking book Mindful Dreaming.

We also mention these teachers and authors:

Eckhart Tolle A New Earth

Adyashanti The End of Your World

David can be reached at studioforthehealingarts@gmail.com or www.studiosforthehealingarts.org

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Namaste Everybody!

-Chris