What role does music play in spirituality? How important is it in terms of spiritual growth? Explore these topics with Shad, Melissa & guest star Mark Stanton Welch. Sound alchemy, the importance of music in making you vulnerable, and how vibration is ultimately responsible. Plus we get to learn about Mark writes music for specific chakras.
Join Shad & Melissa with special guest Linda Chubbuck as we delve into the concept of forgiveness. Can you forgive someone in the midst of hurt? What happens to the negative energy during resentment? What about forgiveness on a global scale? Does that require some sort of societal or cultural forgiveness as well? Also – Melissa & Shad could have nearly been sidetracked for an entire hour regarding grain elevators.
Guest Ogun Holder helps us explore the wild and unpredictable world of parenting. The Author of Rants to Revelations fits right into our model of not taking the monstrous task of parenting all too seriously. We start to slip down the rabbit hole of intention vs impact of our words… Also ended up spending more time on children cursing than I thought we would… Great listen for sure. Leave us your comments and let Melissa know where she’s going wrong.
Join special guest and Unity celebrity Gary Simmons as we discuss everything from integral theory to its role in the decline of the traditional church. What is the new role of the ministers and where do online ministries fit into today’s model?
Ep. 36 AddictionWhere is the line between giving it over and taking ownership? Does addiction happen upon you and what is the role in co-creating with the universe as it pertains to addiction… Join Shad & Melissa with special guest Temple Hayes as we explore the two types of addiction that Temple defines as “those that take your life and those that keep you from living”.
What’s the point? Do they help or hurt our spiritual evolution? What happens when we search for wholeness in another person. How do the dynamics change when we are with someone who picks up where we leave off instead of looking for someone to complete us. Tribal identity is important, but can it be too much? Join Shad and Melissa in their usual less serious ways as they explore the importance or lack their of relationships.
OH NO!!!!! Can we? Should we? How do we? Is there a spiritual component to it we need to explore? Can Melissa last an entire hour without giggling while talking about it?This and more answered as we explore the less serious side of the physical needs of the body. Children of the hosts: feel free to skip this one!
Is self-care just bubble baths?Why are rituals important?Also – let’s talk about adoption!!! Join us as we explore these topics with our guest Elizabeth Barbour!
What do you do that brings you unbridled, pure childlike joy? Have you tried skipping? Join us as we discuss with Kim Skipper Corbin the pure joy that can come from doing something some see as ‘silly’. We also get to talk about the publishing world with our guest who is no stranger to it!
Change happens all around us all the time. It happens in relationships, workplaces, housing, school, etc. It can be difficult, or fun, or scary. But what can we do about it? What’s the best way to move through change with grace? Joining Shad & Melissa is Diana Kennedy from Unity Worldwide Ministries to give us her take!
Ep. 30 Mass Shootings…Who is Responsible? With a few more mass shootings in the news, Shad & Melissa take on the very serious subject of mass shootings. Everyone is looking to point fingers, who deserves the blame? Can we stop the chaos? If not, how do we manage it? Are we planning for the higher good of a situation or the worst-case scenario? How do you manage to stay safe without living in fear? Join us as we delve into…
What is Spiritual Authenticity and is it important? Melissa & Shad delve into many topics on this podcast while trying to stay on task talking about being your truest, most honest self when it comes to spirituality.
Ep. 27 – Everything you wanted to know about sleepWith special guest Damiana Corca, Shad & Melissa try to understand sleep. We spend an hour asking her all the questions we could think of. Do you have more? Is there truth to ‘unrestful sleep comes from an unrestful soul?’ and other sayings Melissa makes up to sound profound? What are the top 5 tips she gives for people struggling with sleep and how has she redefined insomnia in her new…
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” – Henry Ford How much do the stories we tell ourselves affect the outcome of our lives? Are we subconsciously sabotaging things just so we can be right?
Should we be discussing religion or spirituality in the workplace? What is this movement called workplace spirituality? Isn’t it just treating people like people? Or is there something deeper in terms of giving employees meaning, value and purpose?
It’s easy for us to fall down the rabbit hole, thinking about all the ways something could go wrong. But what if it all goes right? Our special guest Mendhi Audlin shares with us some techniques for how to manifest those “right” things and stop dwelling on the “wrong” possibilities.
What’s the purpose of community and how does it effect our individual purpose? Listen on your favorite podcast platform: Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/less-serious Google Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/…/aHR0cHM6Ly91bml0eW9mYm91b… iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/less-serious/id1526057397
The Universe is all knowing and all powerful right? Or is this just a messed up system we got stuck with? If there is a God, why does it seem like life sometimes isn’t fair? We are all dealt different hands in the game of life and it’s our job to play them. But are people given better cards? Does karma come into play? What about the credit card system of life in terms of cosmic debt? Join Shad and…
Happy New Year! We are kicking off this year right with a guest to teach us about the art of non-violent communication. Steve Hayes has been studying it for years and has come to teach Melissa & Shad about what it’s going to take to heal the hurt we see.