Hosted by Devi Brown, Dropping Gems is a soft place to land where higher consciousness meets your everyday life. Nourish your spirit, grab new tools for the journey and fall deeply in love with the highest version of who you are. Devi Brown serves as the Chief Impact Officer at Chopra Global and is the voice of daily meditation on the Chopra wellness app. A wellbeing educator, author of Crystal Bliss, founder of Karma Bliss, a founding board member of the Mental Wealth Alliance, host of the Black Effect Podcast Network podcast Dropping Gems, seasoned broadcaster and multi-modality healing practitioner. Devi is devoted to spiritual connection meant to aid in the healing of intergenerational trauma and internal liberation. Her work is rooted in weaving ancient and modern practices into tangible healing tools that are in support of emotional growth and radical self-love.
The age old advice, “don’t mix business with pleasure”, doesn’t hold up for friends on a mission to share as they heal. Krista and Lindsey, hosts of the Almost 30 podcast, drop gems with Devi this week about building their friendship as they built a business together.
When you are in flow, everything in your life has the ability to become a sacred expression. This week, Devi is joined by visionary yoga practitioner, teacher, author and entrepreneur Koya Webb to drop gems about all things yoga and the transformational power of the breath.
Stress, trauma and circumstance send messages to our minds to protect us. And that protection becomes, what David McCullar calls “emotional obesity”. That’s why he founded the world's first mental health gym, Inception. Devi & David are dropping gems this week about how trauma shows up in the body and the pathways available to heal.
This week, Devi digs deep into what it means to live in your purpose.
When our parents did the best they could, but we recognize now that we can do better, how do we change the way we relate to the past? This week, Devi is dropping gems about how to meet and care for your inner child to change the future.
American Skin, a story that takes a journey through one Black man’s grief and struggle to find justice, is out now. The film’s star, writer and director, Nate Parker is dropping gems with Devi this week about what it takes to be vulnerable as a Black man and why telling these stories is his mission.
As a journalist, covering love, relationships and wellness, Charli Penn (Essence) has studied methods for self-care and devotion to share with the world. But how does she commit to herself? This week, Devi Brown and Charli Penn are dropping gems about self-care, intentional connection and love.
When people ask “what’s your sign?”, what they’re really asking for is a way to connect with you that is beyond Earthly understanding. We are all celestial beings and astrology helps us to understand exactly how we relate to all the stars in the sky. This week, Renee Sills (Embodied Astrology) is dropping gems about what astrology can tell us about the year ahead.
Life moves fast when you’re chasing your dreams. But what happens when the opportunities you’ve worked hard for are not aligned with who you want to become. This week, Melanie Fiona joins Devi Brown, dropping gems about the shifts she made to align her spiritual wellness with her life as an artist.
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In a world where our being is a threat to some, and has been for centuries, how do we find solace in ourselves? Devi Brown explores this notion with Dr. Mariel Buque. Listen to the two of them drop gems on ancestral healing, mental wellness, and spiritual strength.
When it comes to spirituality, a lot of us grew up in church. But as adults, we rarely examine our spirituality deeper than what we were taught. This week, Devi and Candice Benbow(Red Lip Theology) are dropping gems about what understanding God for themselves has meant for their spiritual journeys.
Black Indigenous People of Color are a part of this land like the wind and the soil. But in a society that teaches us that we are not valued, we have to search our lineage for the healing we deserve. This week, Dr. Rosales-Meza and Devi Brown are dropping gems on ancestral healing.
Our spiritual bodies are made stronger as we deepen our connection with our physical ones. That is why pleasure and sensuality is necessary to our growth. Simone Farschi (The Pleasure Plus) joins Devi Brown this week to drop gems about how healing our wombs and connecting with our sexuality can facilitate our healing.For more information visit www.thepleasureplus.com
What does joy truly feel like? This week, Thea Monyee is dropping gems with Devi about what it takes to embody joy in a world where our bodies are not always protected.
2020 has been nothing short of chaotic. But in the midst of the greatest undoing of our generation, we are granted the opportunity to see ourselves more fully and thrive in it. Devi Brown is back dropping more gems about living your best self during these unprecedented times.
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