August Turak is a successful businessman, entrepreneur, award winning author, and worldly monk. His  thirteen years experience with the monks of Mepkin Abbey, have defined his mission to teach others how Service and Selflessness will not only build dramatically more successful individuals, families, and organizations but provide a sustainable solution to our current economic crisis.  As he put it "it is in our interest to forget our self-interest". A fascinating show on walking the line between Self and Selfless, Great Faith and Great Doubt.

His Templeton prize winning essay ‘Brother John’ and other works including “The Business Secrets of the Trappists” are available on http://augustturak.com
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The phenomenal Greg Baer drops by to talk with me about exactly how radical honesty is the key to real love.  I can't wait for you to hear Greg redefine 'self love'.

For twenty years, Greg Baer, M.D. has developed some simple and powerful principles that have greatly enriched the lives of thousands of people. He’s written 16  books on Real Love from marriage and dating to the workplace. You will find them and much more on his site http://reallove.com

Considering this topic further (and give your opinion) - click here to read "I love you, but..."

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I talk with Jason Lee Mitchell on the power of "sharing presence" as we explore the variety of human connection –not just with others but also with ourselves.

This is a very beautiful hour discovering the power of presence and Jason is truly committed to help people create and strengthen their human connections. He talks about why experiencing our openness creates less fear - not more.

Jason teaches ‘Sharing Presence’ Workshops in London, and around the globe. Using his background in film and theatre, he now dedicates his life to Sharing Presence workshops and writing as a medium to inspire each of us to share our true self in a way that is in harmony with life.


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Change your brain for greater happiness and....

This week, more very real stuff on how the flow of thoughts sculpts the brain as europsychologist Rick Hanson explains how to use scientific breakthroughs, combined with techniques from ancient contemplative practices to change your brain for greater contentment, lovingkindness, and inner peace.

Plus simple, step-by-step exercises for making the brain and body less susceptible to stress and for calming anxiety.

More resources for happiness, love and wisdom on http://www.rickhanson.net/

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