How to multitask efficiently – Integrally Alive Podcast

Notice how active yet relaxed your nervous system stays when you focus on just one thing.

Would you rather multitask or focus, to get things done faster? On multitasking, focus, cognitive abilities, and getting things done… Like many of you I have a to do list that’s never ending. And the other day, on top of this, I realised that one of my email addresses had a problem, and I “discovered” about 200 mails that I never saw before. Important mails. You know, from serious people, like my bank, and so on.So suddenly I had my normal to-do list and… Many other things that needed attendance like, yesterday, or even last month. I began to read … Read more

Why you need a daily practice – Integrally Alive Podcast

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What is your practice? Do you have a yoga practice? A meditation practice? A mindfulness practice? …What else do you practice?How does that change your days? why is it important to you? On stress, mindfulness, resilience, and daily practices… In a call with friends earlier this week, we were doing a round of check in: “How are you doing?”I had (like many of us these days), quite a challenging week, with bad news every day. So I joked saying that I would be happy with just a day without bad news. But then, I had to be honest: Even with … Read more

Avoid Fomo by regulating your nervous system – Integrally Alive Podcast

Self-regulation begins by noticing your level of nervous excitement.

Is FOMO happening in your mind, or your body? On FOMO, nervous sytem regulation, parasympathetic vs sympathetic… Did you hear about The Embodiment Conference? OK, I might have told you about it. 😉 When we participate in such exciting events, it is easy to get our head buzzing with all the options, which all look interesting! Too many presentation to attend them all, yet all interesting. Oh, the excitement of reading the program, the joyful anticipation for the sessions… The dilemma of having to choose. Whenever we notice ourself entering this loop, we know it’s time to take a break. … Read more

Switch off thinking of the worst scenarios and rest your nervous system – Integrally Alive Podcast

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“I have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” Could you be the author of this quote? I certainly could, but you probably recognized Mark Twain. This episode came from a question a while ago (before the actual Coronavirus situation) of one of my clients on the tendency we often have to think about the worst case scenarios. What can we do about it? I have a two-fold answer today: addressing it from the mind, and from the body. These last days, shopping has turned into an interesting experience. Quite everything on my list, nothing fancy, … Read more

From struggling with motivation and willpower to using joy as fuel for your dreams – Integrally Alive Podcast

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Do you struggle with sticking to a habit, or procrastinate on a task you need to do? What if instead of using motivation and willpower, you could tap into joy to do it? Today, in the series on starting your year right off with a sustainable mindset, we go beyond motivation, and use kindness for ourselves to create a resourceful state that beats willpower. How can I get motivated to do a job I hate? Two weeks ago I was talking with a young man who is finishing his studies. And to sustain himself, he is teaching English, which is … Read more

Can words change your life? – Integrally Alive Podcast

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This summer I was at a speaking event, and heard the story of a woman, who shared how she overcame depression and wanting to kill herself. A very brave thing to do, especially on stage; and so needed, too, because the stigma on these topics is literally killing people, who otherwise would speak up and ask for help. So when she sat back, right next to me, I turned to her and thank her for her courage, expressing that I know how difficult it can be to talk about suicide. She looked at me with surprise, and answered that she … Read more

Why you need to do what makes you come alive – Integrally Alive Podcast

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How often do you do what makes you come alive? I like to try new things. But some things are so good that I like to repeat them again and again. Like my favorite questions:”What makes you feel alive?” What makes you feel alive? If you’re familiar with the podcast, you will recognize this question: I love it so much, that I used to end every interview of season one with it. And it was beautiful to hear the answers, always different, always inspiring (so much so that I dedicated the last episode of the season to this question alone). … Read more

Unapologetic freedom for unconventional humans – Integrally Alive Podcast

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Bonjour life sparklers! The Integrally alive podcast is back for season two: practical wisdom and tools for the bodyMind every week… For unconventional humans to embody their unapologetic Self and create a life of freedom & joy. How sweet, isn’t it? Yeah, I know, can’t help it. 😉 I’m super excited to begin this new season for you, and with a new format: There will be some interviews, but most of the podcast will be me sharing practical wisdom and tools to make your life easier & more enjoyable. And in a minute I’m going to tell you what to … Read more

What makes you feel Alive?, with Claire Wild – Integrally Alive Podcast

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This has been the ritual ending question of the podcast for this last year. And wow, it has been inspiring, touching in many ways, and so diverse! So for the last episode of this season of the podcast, I decided to gather all the answers (Unfortunately some I couldn’t put in, due to a too big discrepancy in the quality of the sound). From great sex, to cooking, traveling, enjoying every moment, connecting with others, living the question… There is a lot of wise and even poetic inspiration in this special episode; one to come back to whenever we struggle … Read more

Healing with sound vibrations, with Ortal Pelleg – Integrally Alive podcast

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Ortal has been passionate with surfing and music since he was a kid. He plays handpan and didgeridoo, solo and with his band Onogana.He also creates these music instruments, and right now October 2018, he is releasing his latest baby, the Bajinn: beautiful combination between a bambou shell and aluminum tubes, suspended in the air by strings. Music for him is about dancing, moving, and enjoying the moment. There is another face to his music though, taking the listeners on a journey to relax into; in his own words: “When playing solo, I am like everyone else in the room, … Read more

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