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Is negative stress holding you back? Check out the podcast to free yourself from this pattern and invite your identity to evolve.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: Negative stress vs. positive stress. How the five layers of self interact and inform each other. Why living in rhythm with the habits enable spiritual growth.   Links Mentioned in Episode: Order Cate Stillman's new book "Master of You" Have a conversation Show Highlights: Cate describes the qualities of the spirit and intuitive bodies. Cate addresses the problem with sticky technology. Cate talks about serving...

Today on the Yogahealer podcast, Dr. Gary Kaplan, D.O. joins me to chat about the various impacts of stress and sleep deprivation on the brain and overall health.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: What is Mast Cell Activation Syndrome What causes brain inflammation and how it impacts our quality of life Why sleep is so crucial for long-term health How Yoga treats pain Why meditation is so effective for sleep and pain disorders  Why sleep apnea is so dangerous for your overall health  What really causes Lyme disease What...

Cate reads from her new book, Master of You, and leads us through a five-bodies meditation. Tune in to check in with the koshas - the five sheaths surrounding your true self. Learn how the habits of yogis can help you experience integration, so that you can be an integrated being in spirit, in matter, embodied and resilient.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: A preview of Cate’s new book, Master of You An understanding of the koshas - the five sheaths of the self   Links Mentioned in Episode: Be a...

In the first of Cate’s “local” podcast interviews, she sits down with Dr. Emily Johnston: ER doctor, international mountain guide, ski patroller, river guide. Cate and Emily met one week prior to this conversation on an airplane. They ended up in a conversation about inclusivity their respective fields and decided to continue the conversation here on the Yogahealer podcast.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: Why inclusivity is so important in building dynamic groups. What role fear plays in the practice of exclusivity. How learning to receive feedback can lead...

Listen in to Cate as she sits down with Charlotte Nussle, a certified international yoga therapist, and gerontologist, as they discuss the nuances of aging and how our trauma and experiences inform our intergenerational relationships. They discuss the necessity of having a structure that is strong enough to hold a container for the process of the deep healing work you would like to do.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: 5:20 How to deal when the first response is frustration instead of compassion 5:27 The gift of this time is...

Cate sits down with Ellen Grace O’Brian, author of The Jewel of Abundance, to discuss artha - one of the four aims of human life. We all innately want to thrive and to prosper, but there’s often conflict about how to do that in a way that feels dharmic - in harmony with the spiritual truth of our being. To further complicate matters, we can get in our own way when it comes to artha. Sometimes the first step is simply to be willing to let our lives be bigger...

We often find ourselves in situations where we react with frustration. Mary and Cate chat about the potential that we all possess to transform our frustration into a much better alternative: amusement. The truth is that we all have “buttons” that trigger emotional responses in a patterned way. By taking the initiative to become aware of our triggers and reactions, we can encounter a new perspective. Mary discusses her own experience with developing a new understanding of her own negative reactions. By knowing her own triggers and what made them...

Do you find yourself emotionally overwhelmed during the holidays?  If you are living in the USA, your holiday season may look something like this: eating, feasting, and most likely consuming more calories at each meal than you typically need for a week. The emotional overwhelm of the holidays causes many of us to over-indulge with wine, spirits, food- or all three!  This year, try inviting a mindfulness-based practice to your holiday cooking and celebrations. Meditation and mindfulness practices help buffer the gap between holiday emotional triggers and our ability to make...

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