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June 15, 2020 57 min
Episode #14 - Speaking of Enlightenment - Guest: Valerie Gangas is a speaker, author, meditation expert and spiritual rebel. In her book Enlightenment is Sexy Val helps women create a magical life. She is a self-proclaimed trouble maker and tells us all how Transcendental Meditation saved her life and how enlightenment can make us all sexy. The minute I met Val I was taken by her intuitive nature. Take a listen and you will see what I mean! Listening notes: 00:48 Meet Val Gangas! 1:35 Our 2nd attempt! 2:20 When I met Val 3:07 Losing her mom 4:15 “My mom gave me a bottle of xanex and told me ‘You’re going to need this’.” 4:50 Learning Transcendental Meditation – “I pulled myself out of darkness in 20 minutes.” 5:44 What took you from darkness to TM? 7:32 Book cover design 8:00 Magic 9:00 “I received a miracle. Grace just fell on me.” 9:40 Wynonna Judd 10:15 This is not over. Stay in touch with me. 12:02 How has your relationship changed with your mom? 13:00 “My mom was a speaker and a writer.” 13:15 “She said ‘I’m going to write through you.’” 13:55 What’s the sexy part? 14:29 “You can’t go back.” 15:38 “It’s a two way street.” 16:16 Being present 16:38 Winging it 17:14 “This is for everyone.” 17:20 How can people do that?” 17:30 Val’s next book! 18:10 “You will live differently than everyone. You will live a simple life.” 19:38 “I noticed when I had less stuff and lived in nature that’s when the magic was really there.” 20:21 Tell us about when you saw your mom’s doctor? 22:13 Do you ever get scared you could go too deep? 23:06 Why did your health get worse? 23:30 “I had a major spiritual emergency.” 24:00 Master’s Degree 24:15 Living from the inside out 25:55 My meditation “pioneer” moment 27:45 Instead of feeling stupid, your idea is a good one. They aren’t ready for it. 28:56 “I came out of the spiritual closet.” 29:15 Tell us the Oprah story 30:37 “Next thing you know I was a speaker.” 30:59 Fear has no access when you are in your purpose. 31:50 “I want what that girl has.” 32:20 What are the signs that you need mindfulness? 33:40 Kids & social media / Mindfulness Leader / epidemic of anxiety 35:06 Story is the only way to heal pain 36:05 “Meditation is the ultimate nap.” 36:23 Val’s tricks 37:21 “Those distractions are taking you away from God & Source.” 37:47 Are you faithful to a religion? 38:02 “After I learned to meditate I felt like I didn’t need a middle man.” 38:33 Are you scared of death? 39:43 Many Lives, Many Masters by Dr. Brian Weiss 39:53 How did your mom raise you to be a child of God? 41:14 I believe in me 41:50 Meditation is my best friend 42:50 Hey dad! 43:02 “They’re right next to you. We can’t see them. We’re built that way.” 44:10 I felt very unseen. Maybe it’s a mystery 45:01 Solid advice 45:13 How can we protect ourselves from energy drainers? 46:09 Your body is your story teller 46:22 “You have to save yourself.” 46:36 Do you see mediums? 47:20 Fairfield, Iowa 49:50 Magic happens when a talented group of people come together for the same purpose 50:38 “Magical living makes for a better life.” 50:54 14 Ways You Can Have a Radical Transformation 51:50 Psilocybin therapy 52:33 The change that changes everything 53:05 Do you have a daily prayer? 53:17 Love questions 54:00 The Pharmacist on Netflix 54:25 Handmaid’s Tale 55:22 How is love speaking to you today? Connect with Val: Website https://www.valeriegangas.com Faceboook: https://www.facebook.com/ValerieGangas%20/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/valeriegangas/ Twitter twitter.com/ValerieGangas  Resources: Enlightenment is Sexy https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/25462737-enlightenment-is-sexy TM.org https://bit.ly/TMofficialsite Fairfield, Iowa https://cityoffairfieldiowa.com Many Lives, Many Masters by Dr. Brian Weiss https://www.brianweiss.com/about-the-books/many-lives-many-masters/
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