What's on the menu at Lucid Cafe? Stories of transformation; healing journeys; thought-provoking conversations about consciousness, shamanism, psychology, ethics. Hosted by Wendy Halley of Lucid Path Wellness & Healing Arts.
Jim Gale is on a mission to let as many people as possible know about the many benefits of planting a simple, low maintenance edible landscape in their yard or outdoor space. He founded Food Forest Abundance to empower individuals to create their own self-sustaining ecosystems, harnessing the abundant power of nature.
A food forest is a diverse, perennial garden that mimics a forest ecosystem and patterns found in natur...
My guest Jahan Khamsehzadeh is a fount of information on all things psilocybin. In this final episode of season 5, we discuss his book The Psilocybin Connection, the theory that psilocybin may have played a role in human evolution, and the promise of psilocybin assisted therapy.
Jahan completed his dissertation on psychedelics in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness Doctorate program at the California Institute...
It was Vermont's turn for another catastrophic climate event because, as you know, climate change is a hoax (sarcastic face emoji). Last week the already saturated central corridor of Vermont received an additional 6-8 inches of rain over a 24 hour period. Hardest hit was the tiny capital city of Montpelier where I opened my wellness center 9 years ago. I love Montpelier.
So many folks have reached out in the last week...
Stephanie Banks’ channeling journey began when her mother’s dementia made verbal communication impossible. She has since become a popular intuitive channel, mentor and guide teaching others how to access their own inner voice of wisdom.
Connection and communication are common themes in all of Stephanie’s professional endeavors as a speech-language pathologist, birth doula, lactation consultant, infant massage instructo...
In this episode we take a deep dive into the healing power of our dreams. My guest Edward Tick conducts original and groundbreaking healing work in the Ancient Greek tradition. In our conversation and in his latest book Soul Medicine: Healing Through Dreams, Oracles, Visions and Pilgrimage Edward breathes new life into these Ancient Greek healing practices.
Edward Tick is a nonfiction writer and poet. He is a transform...
In this episode Karen Docherty shares how she’s been connecting with the spirits of folks who’ve died for a long time to help grieving loved ones bring a sense of calm and clarity to their lives. We talk about her work and how she mentors others to develop their understanding of psychic connections, self development, spirit communication and the mechanics of mediumship itself.
Since the discovery of her abilities, Karen...
My guest Kanchan Bhaskar is the author of the memoir Leaving: How I Set Myself Free From An Abusive Marriage. In her book and in this episode, Kanchan gives us an intimate glimpse into a painful, extremely difficult time in her life and how she found her way out.
Kanchan was born and raised in New Delhi, India. She holds a master’s degree in social work from Delhi University and a postgraduate certificate in personnel m...
In this informative episode, professional psychedelic therapist and educator Daniel McQueen shares how to transform cannabis into a reliable and safe psychedelic medicine. He describes the hidden healing potential of cannabis blends to create experiences akin to psilocybin, MDMA, and even ayahuasca.
Daniel is the author of Psychedelic Cannabis: Therapeutic Methods and Unique Blends to Treat Trauma and Transform Conscio...
Using astrology as a diagnostic tool, author and licensed clinical social worker Lisa Tahir shares how to use the astrological placement of the minor planet Chiron in your birth chart to identify the core wounds and unconscious patterns that block your capacity to have self-empathy and to forgive.
Lisa is the author of The Chiron Effect: Healing Our Core Wounds through Astrology, Empathy, and Self-Forgiveness and the h...
Mitch Horowitz invites us to break through the walls of convention and explore the numinous, mysterious, and uncertain places that lie beyond those walls. In this episode Mitch serves as a tour guide taking us on a thought provoking journey of the spiritual, the occult, the magickal, and the extra-physical.
Mitch is a historian of alternative spirituality and one of today’s most literate voices of esoterica, mysticis...
After an emergency surgery that saved his life, Ed Cohen had a spontaneous healing experience that prompted him to ask the question: Why doesn’t medicine know about healing? In this episode Ed explores how Western medicine turned from an “art of healing” toward a “science of medicine” and how this shift has affected both medical practitioners and their patients.
Ed Cohen has a Ph.D. in Modern Thought from Stanford, and for ...
Acharya Shunya has written a feminist manifesto rooted in class Vedic teachings and brought to life through India’s primary goddess archetypes titled Roar Like A Goddess: Every Woman’s Guide to Becoming Unapologetically Powerful, Prosperous & Peaceful.
She is a highly-rated motivational speaker, podcast host, workshop facilitator and retreat leader with over 20 years of experience as a spiritual, wellness, relations...
Howard G. Charing is the author of The Accidental Shaman, a book recounting his incredible introduction to shamanism as well as the co-author of Plant Spirit Shamanism and The Ayahuasca Visions of Pablo Amaringo. He holds workshops internationally and plant medicine retreats in the Peruvian Amazon.
In this episode, Howard discusses:
Taylor Ellwood encourages people who are interested in practicing magic, as well as veteran practitioners, to break free from dogmatic approaches to practicing magic. Instead, as the manifesto on his website states, he encourages you to become a Magical Experimenter; to create your own magical systems, develop your own magical workings and challenge what’s known by venturing into the unknown.
In this episode, Taylor dis...
Dr and Master Zhi Gang Sha is a Tao grandmaster, healer, teacher, and author of 30 books, including 11 New York Times bestsellers. He’s both a Western medical doctor and a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture.
In this episode, Master Sha shares:
Amikaeyla Gaston is an international award-winning singer, activist, and executive director/founder of the International Cultural Arts & Healing Sciences Institute.
In this episode, Ami discusses:
My guest Linda River Valente offers her clients a lifetime of collected, eclectic wisdom through her work as a seasoned astrologer, witch, holistic sexuality educator, tarot visionary, magic maker, and Burlesque producer and performer.
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Diane Dreher, PhD, is the author of five nonfiction books including the best-selling Tao of Inner Peace. She is an award-winning university professor and positive psychology researcher whose work on hope has been recognized internationally.
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Shirley Blancke is an archaeologist and anthropologist who recently released the book write The Way of Abundance and Joy: The Shamanic Teachings of don Alberto Taxo.
In this episode Shirley discusses:
Lisa Masé is a Board Certified Nutritionist, Registered Health Coach, herbalist, and intuitive eating guide in central Vermont and beyond.
In this episode, Lisa discusses:
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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