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  • 01:02

    InTouch with Pushing Upward

    in Spirituality

    TV and Broadway actress, journalist, and the founder of HolisticPR.com, Andrea Adler joins InTouch Interviews today to invite us to enjoy her recent Hay House publication, PUSHING UPWARD.  This is the fictional story of Sandra Billings, a 21 year old trying to make it as an actress in L.A., in 1974 and how along the way she is really embarking on a magnificent spiritual quest.  Follow Sandra along her journey filled with thought provoking revelations about life, herself and of course, a stunning conclusion!  Andrea is eager to share Sandra’s story, her own story and is certain you’ll find some of your own story in PUSHING UPWARD.  www.pushingupward.com

  • 01:01

    Pushing Upward: Andrea Adler

    in Self Help

    When there are so many challenges thrown your way, living life can be so complicated. You can get lost and confused when there are so many choices and decisions that you have to make. Don’t you just wish that someone could help you navigate through your life’s journey?
    Let Andrea Adler help you find your way through life. She writes about it in her novel Pushing Upward, winner of the 2012 Los Angeles Book Festival Award. In this book, the 21-year-old protagonist Sandra Billings discovers the I Ching, the ancient Chinese oracle and uses it as her GPS to navigate a torrid love affair, battle with demons of the past, and search for meaning and truth.
    Andrea is also an international speaker, workshop presenter, and founder of HolisticPR.com. Referred to as the “metaphysical marketer,” Andrea has written three books on her holistic methodology and supported entrepreneurs, small business owners, and cultural creatives for the past 20 years. Andrea currently travels to present lectures, to teach meditation, and to conduct her workshop “Pushing Upward into Your Best Life.” 

  • 00:47

    Pushing Upward: Andrea Adler

    in Self Help

    Pushing Upward is a remarkable debut novel that will sweep you along on one woman's unforgettable spiritual quest.
    And we have the author of this fascinating book Andrea Adler.
    Andrea is a TV and broadway actress, a journalist, and the founder of www.HolisticPR.com She is  an international speaker, workshop presenter, and consultant, and has authored three books on holistic marketing: PR for the Holistic Healer, Creating on Abundant Practice, and The Science of Spiritual Marketing.
    This book Pushing Upward is her breakout Novel.
    Visit www.PushingUpward.com

  • 01:06

    Ep #41: Is it OK to Want to Be Dominated? with Dan Ilic & Stuart Campbell - PUSHING BOUNDARIES WITH

    in Culture

    T&A talk with Dan Ilic, investigative humorist & Senior Satire Producer at Al Jazeera America, and Stuart Campbell, screenwriter & actor, on the elements of control and surrender in relationship dynamics.  Do overly accomodating men kill our sex drive?  And in the modern day are we ok with women submitting and men dominating? Or is this oppressive?

  • 00:54

    Cattiness in women: Is a woman’s obstacle for equality… other women? Ep. 44 PUSHINNG BOUNDARIES WITH

    in Culture

    T&A host an all women’s round-table discussion with Carie Belin, nurse practitioner and creator of online magazine, The Valorist (http://www.valorist.com/),  and Melissa Macedo, actress, musician (https://m.soundcloud.com/musicmacedo), and creator of the live show, Dirty Talk (http://Www.worldkinensemble.com), on the real motivations for female-on-female cattiness and how this attitude towards our own sex may be holding women back in the workplace.  And If so, what on earth can we do about it?

  • 00:41

    Ep. 43: The Demise of Guys? Are the Gender tables turning?

    in Culture

    T&A talk with co-author, Nikita Coulumbe, of The Demise of Guys (along with co-author, Dr. Philip Zimbardo out May 7th) and Keeley Rankin on what's really going on with young men today? How did they fall behind the curve? And what can we do for healthy development, both sexually and emotionally. Nikita and Keeley are co-creators of the blog, www.bettersexed.org, and chat with us about today's challenges for men.


    See Philip Zimbardo's TED TALK here: http://www.ted.com/talks/zimchallenge?language=en 

  • 01:03

    Ep. 40: Did You Know the Birth Rate is Declining in America? Why 3 Women Consider Not Having Childre

    in Culture

    T&A face their future as possible baby makers and open up with comedian Madison Shepard (@madisonshepard).  As the birth rate declines in America, and European countries watch their populations dwindle, hear the fears, concerns, thoughts and desires of three women in America facing the choice of whether or not to have kids.

  • 01:02

    Ep 39: What Does Buddhism Say About Love & Monogamy? Roundtable Chat

    in Culture

    T&A talk with Lucky Mor, creator of F*ck, I love You, and filmmaker, Sean S. Bloch, on the Buddhist perspective of love and monogamy from Zen practitioner, Fabrizio Chiesa's new blog on the film Monogamish &... is it possible for me?

  • 00:57

    Guest: Alex Korb, PhD author of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse

    in Relationships

    About the book:

    Depression can feel like a downward spiral, pulling you into a vortex of sadness, fatigue, and apathy. In The Upward Spiral,neuroscientist Alex Korb demystifies the intricate brain processes that cause depression and offers a practical and effective approach to getting better. Based on the latest research in neuroscience, this book provides dozens of straightforward tips you can do every day to rewire your brain and create an upward spiral towards a happier, healthier life.

    Whether you suffer from depression or just want a better understanding of the brain, this book offers an engaging and informative look at the neuroscience behind our emotions, thoughts, and actions. The truth is that there isn’t one big solution to depression, but there are numerous simple steps you can take to alter brain activity and chemistry. Some are as easy as relaxing certain muscles to reduce anxiety, or getting more sunlight to improve your mood. Small steps in the right direction can have profound effects—giving you the power to become your best self as you literally reshape your brain, one small change at a time.

    About the author:

    Alex Korb, PhD, has studied the brain for over a decade. He earned an undergraduate degree in neuroscience from Brown University, and received his PhD in neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles. He wrote his dissertation on depression, and has published numerous scientific articles on depression. He is currently a postdoctoral neuroscience researcher at UCLA in the department of psychiatry, and is also a scientific consultant for several biotech companies. He has a wealth of experience in yoga and mindfulness, physical fitness, and even stand-up comedy.

  • 00:14

    Bruce Jenner & Transgender: Our struggle with what it means to be M/F in today’s culture, A Side Cha

    in Culture

    Bonus Side Chat: T&A discuss Bruce Jenner's interview with Diane Sawyer, and ponder what the decision to go transgender says about our culture and our societal pressures to identify as "male" or "female".  Traditional gender roles are blurring from the workplace to the home: is transgender a physical representation of that?

    We mention a great TED TALK: Norman Spack: How I Help Transgender Teens Become Who They Want to Be

  • 01:02

    Ep. #42 An Ex-Hasidic Jew on Sexuality and Why he Left, with Luzer Twersky

    in Culture

    T&A talk with actor Luzer Twersky from the film 'Felix and Meira' about his life in the Hasidic Jewish community, why he left and his relationship to sexuality then and now.