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Michel Pascal - Anyone Can Meditate in a Monastery … Learn to De-Stress Anywhere! MMM#3 S1E3

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Michel Pascal is a Transformational Meditation Teacher/Singer and an author of 20 books, including co-authoring a book with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. His latest book, “Meditation for Daily Stress” shares simple practices to mediate amidst life’s daily stresses and challenges. Michel is the Founder of the Mind Dive App, the first free meditation app in the world. His work with the Amity Foundation in Los Angeles has an astounding success rate with keeping 80 percent of parolees in the program from returning to prison. He is performing at Carnegie Hall in December along with Deepak Chopra and Michael Beckwith. He is a powerful singer and regularly performs with the members of Earth, Wind, and Fire.

You will have the opportunity to personally experience the Wave Meditation with Michel and watch as light pours into the set and onto Catherine during the meditation!

Michel will help you de-stress and learn:

  • How our thoughts create a chemical addiction 
  • Why our emotions are a chemical addiction
  • How stress takes us out of the present moment
  • Why monks don’t use mantras when they meditate
  • How to make your life a Meditation. 
  • Why we don’t live in the world but we live in our minds
  • Why stress is your greatest teacher
  • How he made a dream come true in performing with Earth, Wind & Fire
  • How his guidance and intuition led him to the Dalai Lama
  • Why many of us live in an inner prison
  • Why it’s so important to listen to our intuition
  • How being present makes us more intelligent
  • Personally experience the Wave Meditation

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Purchase Meditation for Daily Stress: 10 Practices for Immediate Well-being

Dr Doug Mest - Would You Like to Look Younger and Feel Fresher? This is the Doc to Trust! MMM#2 S1E2

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Dr. Doug Mest is the Medical Director of Pier Medical Aesthetics in Hermosa Beach, CA. With over 2 decades of experience in the field of medical aesthetics, he is the one of the original pioneers in Sculptra and is worldwide expert on natural skin rejuvenation. Dr Mest is also the anesthesiologist on the popular reality show, “Botched.” He has developed a reputation for his natural aesthetic, helping women look like a younger and fresher version of themselves through the latest technology in skin rejuvenation.

Dr Doug and Pier Medical Aesthetics features a premiere team that always puts the patient's needs and desires first. Catherine, a skin care virgin, and after careful consideration, has chosen to have Dr. Mest curate a skin care journey towards looking younger and fresher! Stay tuned.

During the conversation, you will learn:

  • What is Sculptra and how it works naturally to restore volume
  • How Sculptra and volume restoration lead to greater self confidence
  • How Dysport and Botox work
  • Why it’s important to find a doctor who listens to what’s important to you and not him or her
  • The impact of Botox and Dysport on overall well being and depression
  • What positivity feedback is and how it affects our self esteem
  • What age to begin skin rejuvenation
  • How do I know when it’s time for plastic surgery versus skin rejuvenation procedures
  • What skin rejuvenation procedures cost
  • Why a doctor’s expertise is critical to finding the right physician
  • What to look for in finding the right doctor for you

Links for Dr Mest:

Pier Medical Aesthetics

Gail Forrest - Menopause Isn’t For Sissies … But It Can Be Funny as Hell! MMM#1 S1E1

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Gail Forrest is a Comedian, Writer, Humorist, and the author of the bestselling book, “Gonepausal.” She is a Midlife woman on a mission to open up a lively, humorous, and overdue conversation surrounding menopause and the impact on a woman in every area of her life. Her book, “Gonepausal,” is a funny and crankily-realistic look at life with menopause and post menopause. It illuminates the ups and downs, the highs and lows, the introspection and just plain craziness of Gail’s “new” life and invites women – and men – to laugh along with her.

On this episode, in between belly laughs, you will learn: 

  • Why we have to be more open about menopause.
  • How to shift your perception of menopause 
  • How humor helps us talk more openly about menopause
  • Why a sense of humor helps us with the aging process
  • What a magic mirror is and how can it help improve your self esteem?
  • How Midlife makes us cooler 
  • Why men and women see aging through different perspectives
  • How to use laughter to get women talking about menopause and aging

Links for Gail Forrest:

Purchase GonePausal

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