Ep. 59 - The Om Rising Sessions: Mirror Pool

Mirror Pool (@mirrorpoolmusic) offers a soulful blend of vocal harmonies and electro-acoustic, looped ambiance. In this conversation I sit down with Alyra, Aly, and Randy to discuss the group’s genesis, the origins of creativity and inspiration, the band’s favorite books and myths, and the hope of love. This episode closes with Mirror Pool’s song Underwater #9. Find out more about Mirror Pool at www.mirrorpoolmusic.com

Book Mentions:
The Silmarillion by T.R. Tolkien

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

John Trudell - Descendent Now Ancestor

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Episode 44: Steve Lloyd - Yoga, Meditation & the American Ego

Steve Lloyd is a long time yoga and meditation practitioner and a musician. In this conversation we discuss how Steve discovered yoga, the commercialization of yoga, how a meditation practice freed Steve from his rage, Buddhism, the arc of technologic advancement, violence and the American Ego, racism, parenthood, American culture and much more. You can find Steve playing some original music and cover tunes every Monday night from 6 to 9 pm at McKinleyville’s Clam Beach Tavern.

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This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis @thekozm. Use the coupon code HL10 to get 10% off your purchase order at www.thekozm.com. The Kozm is manufacturing yoga clothing and the conscious capitalism movement.

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I think everyone is doing the best they can with the consciousness they have at the time.
— Steve Lloyd

Show Notes: You can listen to the entire intro song, Cadillac Desert, here.

Book Mentions: Jack Kornfield’s Living Dharma: Teachings of Twelve Buddhist Masters, Carl Jung’s The Red Book: Liber Novus, and Colonel David Hackworth’s About Face.

Episode 28: Krystal Cooke - Healing, Music, & Holistic Medicine

Krystal Cooke is an singer-songwriter and visual artist spending the summer in Humboldt County, California. In this conversation we discuss her up bringing and healing journey into holistic medicine, setting boundaries, physical and emotional healing, traveling and the art of building bridges of understanding by making friends with strangers. Krystal also performs two original songs. Enjoy!

This episode is sponsored by the karma yogis at www.thekozm.com. Use the coupon code HUMBOLDT to get 20% off your purchase. You can watch their story here.

We’re not taught to respect our bodies and our minds to the degree required to meet our true potential.
— Krystal Cooke

Show Notes: Intro Music: The DubbaDubs featuring Kyla Rose; Trevor Hall tickets for the September 19th show at the Mateel Community Center can be purchased here. Trevor Hall's song, You Can't Rush Your Healing, can be streamed here or purchased directly from iTunes. Find more of Krystal Cooke's music here and here and watch her perform here.

Book Mentions: Donna Gates and Linda Schatz's The Body Ecology Diet: Recovering Your Health and Rebuilding Your Immunity, Louise Hay's, You Can Heal Your Life, Jack London's, Sea Wolf and The Call of the Wild, Jared Diamond's, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, and Jospeph Campbell's The Power of Myth.