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!
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
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:
Enlightenment is Sexy
Many Lives, Many Masters by Dr. Brian Weiss