Category: Health & Healing

Caroline Myss: Prayer and the Reality of Evil

Tami Simon speaks with Caroline Myss, a leading voice in the fields of energy medicine and human consciousness. Caroline is the author of four New York Times bestsellers, including Anatomy of the Spirit and Sacred Contracts. Her latest audio release from Sounds True is The Power of Prayer: Guidance, Prayers, and Wisdom for Listening to the Divine, which is a training course on what Caroline calls “the ultimate tool we have for sparking our spiritual evolution.” In this episode, Tami speaks with Caroline about faith and divine intervention, who or what hears our prayers, how to work with prayer in the face of illness, and why prayer is a force that counteracts evil in the world. (51 minutes)

A new way to talk about, think about, and treat cancer

Tami Simon speaks with Leigh Fortson about her book Embrace, Release, Heal, an empowering guide to talking about, thinking about, and treating cancer. Leigh spent decades practicing healthy
lifestyle habits, and was shocked to find out, in 2006, that she had cancer. Today she has a clean bill of health and lives in Colorado with her family. In this interview, Leigh speaks about “the morphic field” of cancer, the importance of accepting responsibility after a cancer diagnosis, and her view of “fighting cancer” in order to thrive. (56 minutes)

What Native American Wisdom Can Offer Modern Medicine

Tami Simon speaks with Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD, who is certified in family practice, geriatrics, and psychiatry, and has worked for years in rural emergency medicine. He is the author of several books, including Narrative Medicine and Coyote Healing. Dr. Mehl-Madrona has worked in collaboration with Sounds True to create two new programs: The Spirit of Healing and Native American Healing Meditations.In this episode of Insights at the Edge Dr. Mehl-Madrona speaks with Tami Simon about what Native American wisdom can offer modern medicine; the value of relational, storied, and ceremonial culture; and the role of spirit beings in the healing process. (57 minutes)

Secrets to Live to be 100

Tami Simon speaks with Maoshing Ni, a doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Their discussion includes using the mind as an ally in the healing process, what Dr. Mao has learned from his study of centenarians, the correlation between caloric intake and longevity, and how certain exercises can help us bring the mind and the body into harmony. Dr. Mao has been featured in the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, and is currently featured as an expert on Yahoo! Health. With Sounds True, Dr. Mao has released Meditations to Live to Be 100 and has a forthcoming release called Qi Meditations: Guided Visualizations for Self-Healing. (49 minutes)

The Chakra Journey

Tami Simon speaks with Anodea Judith, an internationally acclaimed speaker, workshop leader, yoga teacher, psychotherapist, and author. Anodea holds a doctorate in mind-body health, a master’s in clinical psychology and is the author of Wheels of Life, Eastern Body, Western Mind, and Waking the Global Heart. She has worked with Sounds True to create an audio learning series called The Chakra System, and an interactive learning kit called Chakra Balancing. Anodea discusses the complex architecture of the chakra system, early childhood development of the chakras, and the central importance of “undoing the knot at the level of the heart.” (55 minutes)

The Body Awake

Tami Simon speaks with Ann Marie Chiasson, a teacher, author, and a practitioner of energy medicine. She holds a master’s degree in public health, a doctorate in family medicine, and has worked as a primary care physician. Ann Marie currently lives in Arizona, where she has a private integrative medicine practice, and also teaches at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Ann Marie coauthored a Sounds True program with Dr. Andrew Weil called Self-Healing with Energy Medicine and will be releasing the home study course Energy Healing, as well as a video program called Energy Healing for Beginners. She is also teaching a six-session online course on energy healing at SoundsTrue.com. (55 minutes)

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