Moments with Marianne
Thomas Hübl is a visionary teacher, innovator, and founder of the pioneering Academy of Inner Science, which promotes the study of the principles of mysticism and human inner development. Originally a student of medicine and science, Thomas took a radical departure into the exploration of mysticism, including a four-year meditation retreat. For the past 15 years Thomas has dedicated himself to the systematic exploration of mysticism, gaining insights into how mystical knowledge can help fill in the gaps in science. Founded in 2008, the Academy of Inner Science is a unique institution with a distinctive approach to exploring consciousness, evolution, and the junctures between mysticism and science. www.thomashuebl.com
John Edward has brought a fresh, honest and thought provoking attitude to the world of psychic phenomena. As a medium, author and lecturer, he has, over the last three decades, helped thousands with his uncanny ability to predict future events and communicate with those who have crossed over to the Other Side.
In 2000, John pioneered the psychic phenomena genre with the television program Crossing Over with John Edward on the SYFY network. John is one of the country’s foremost psychic mediums and the author of multiple critically-acclaimed, New York Times Best Selling books. https://www.johnedward.net
Benjamin W. Decker, is a social activist, meditation teacher and entrepreneur. His love for meditation & the spiritual teachings of ancient traditions goes back to childhood. Ever the idealist and enthusiastic learner, this enthusiasm for meditation has won him praise by Conscious Lifestyle Magazine as “one of the world’s leading meditation teachers,” and Well + Good as a “superstar meditation instructor.” Ben has shared his love of meditation with thousands. His work is universal, well-rounded and rooted in ancient wisdom for modern times. http://bendeckermeditation.com
Bob Burg is a sought-after speaker at company leadership and sales conferences on topics at the core of the Go-Giver books. A former television personality and top-producing salesperson, Bob has shared the platform with some of today’s top business leaders, broadcast personalities, coaches, athletes, and political leaders, including a former U.S. president. https://burg.com
Elena Bensonoff is a pioneer in the field of functional, regenerative, and energy medicine who has been sharing her gift of healing for over 20 years. She founded Wholistic.com and helps people all over the world find balance and vitality with her services and products. Elena is a clinical pharmacist, acclaimed artisan perfumer with an award-winning natural skincare line, and American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners (ABAAHP) diplomate. https://www.wholistic.com
Raymond Moody, MD, PhD In 1975, Icoined the term near-death experience in his book Life After Life. For half a century, Dr. Moody has researched some of life’s greatest mysteries. As both a PhD in philosophy and an MD, Dr. Moody has had a strong interest in how medical realities intersect with the ineffable realm of philosophy. In his multiple roles as author, professor, public speaker and grief counselor, he has heard thousands of accounts of near-death, shared-death and after-death experiences.
Lisa Smartt, MA, is a linguist, educator, and poet. She is the author of Words at the Threshold: What We Say When We’re Nearing Death (New World Library 2017). The book is based on data collected through The Final Words Project, an ongoing study devoted to gathering and interpreting the mysterious language at end of life. She has worked closely with Raymond Moody, guided by his research into language, particularly unintelligible speech. They have co-facilitated presentations about language and consciousness at universities, hospices and conferences.
Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D., as we discuss The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles 10th Anniversary! Dr Bruce Lipton is a cell biologist, lecturer, is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. Bruce was on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine and later performed groundbreaking stem cell research at Stanford University. He is the bestselling author of The Biology of Belief, The Honeymoon Effect, and co-author with Steve Bhaerman of Spontaneous Evolution. Bruce received the 2009 prestigious Goi Peace Award (Japan) in honor of his scientific contribution to world harmony. www.brucelipton.com
Brandon Webb is a former US Navy SEAL sniper, New York Times bestselling author, Experimental aircraft pilot, and entrepreneur. He’s the founder of the Hurricane Group, a U.S. based media and ecommerce company focusing on outdoor, military entertainment, news, and clubs. Brandon is a New York Times bestselling author, and is regularly featured in international media as a military and Special Operations subject matter expert. He has contributed to ABC’s Good Morning America, NBC’s Today Show, FOX news, CNN, the BBC, SIRIUS XM, MSNBC, and The New York Times. http://brandontylerwebb.com
Ken Elliott is an artist and writer who has experienced and collected astonishing stories about manifesting for 20 years. Ken was uniquely and convincingly shown how thought actually creates virtually everything in our lives. This is that rare book with new evidence that will change your view of the world. It clearly and simply explains creation itself. www.Manifesting123.com
Judy Goodman, CPC, CSRC, CRC may possibly be one of the most gifted teachers, and motivational speakers today. She is a Certified Professional Coach, Relationship Counselor, Addiction Recovery Coach, Grief Support, and Hypnotherapist. Her access to the workings of the physical world and ‘the other side’ is absolutely amazing. Judy works and teaches without the limits usually associated with the most talented. A ‘go-to person’ for many people! Born with a gift of seeing beyond the ordinary view of most people, Judy teaches ‘beyond conventional wisdom.’ She may be without peer in her experience of the events and workings of the physical and spiritual realms. This extraordinary combination of gifts is very unique. www.JudyGoodman.com
Captain Sean Gobin enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1994 as an Infantry Rifleman and received his commission upon graduating from the University of Mississippi in 2001. As an Armor Officer, Sean served as a platoon commander in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and again in 2005. In 2011. Sean trained the Afghan National Security Forces in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Since separating from the Marine Corps and hiking the Appalachian Trail, Sean founded the Warrior Hike “Walk Off The War” Program. https://warriorexpeditions.org
Adam La Reau is an O2X co-founder and former SEAL. Adam was the first successful candidate to pass SEAL training directly from the US Merchant Marine Academy and went on to have a very successful career as a SEAL officer. He is also the founder of a nonprofit, One Summit, that helps to connect special operations warriors with children battling cancer. Adam lost his mother to cancer in 2004.
Paul McCaullough is an O2X co-founder and former Navy SEAL. Paul spent his career with Navy SEAL Team Eight and Naval Special Warfare Develpoment Group. Throughout his service Paul conducted numerous combat deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduing Freedom, and other operations. Paul provides world class training and education for tactical athletes and top tier organizations. https://o2x.com
Andrés Edwards is an educator, award-winning author, media designer, and sustainability consultant. He is founder and president of EduTracks, a firm specializing in developing education programs and consulting services on sustainable practices for green building and business initiatives. https://www.andresedwards.com
Jon Steinman has studied and worked with all things food for over two decades. He was the producer and host of the internationally syndicated radio show and podcast Deconstructing Dinner, once ranked as the most-listened-to food podcast in Canada. Jon. Jon coordinates and curates the annual Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival of compelling food documentaries and was an elected director from 2006-2016 of the Kootenay Co-op – Canada’s largest independent retail consumer food co-op. https://grocerystory.coop
Meredith May spent sixteen years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where her narrative reporting won the PEN USA Literary Award for Journalism and was shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize. She is co-author of I, Who Did Not Die, about a child soldier who risked his life to rescue a wounded enemy fighter during the Iran-Iraq War. She is a fifth-generation beekeeper and lives in San Francisco, where she keeps several hives in a community garden. https://meredithamay.net
John A. Chuback, M.D., is Board Certified in General Surgery and Cardiovascular Surgery. He received his MD from Rutgers University and has been in private practice in Paramus, New Jersey, for 16 years. Dr.Chuback is also a successful entrepreneur: he is the founder and Chief Medical Officer at Chuback Medical Group, founder and managing member of Elant Hill, LLC, and the nutraceutical company BiosupportMD. He is the recipient of the Patient’s Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition amongst many other honors. http://chubackeducation.com/
Enter Beth Benatti Kennedy, an internationally-recognized leadership coach and trainer who provides an achievable, authentic, and accessible path to increasing workplace resilience. The book leads readers step by step through her proprietary Benatti Resiliency Model, five key strategies that will enhance their career resilience and ability to recharge. https://bethkennedy.com
Jessica Gimeno is a health activist, speaker, and blogger best known for her TEDx Talk, “How to Get Stuff Done When You Are Depressed.” Healthline named her TEDx Talk, ‘One of the Best Depression Videos of the Year,’ for two consecutive years. Jessica’s blog, ‘Fashionably ill ®,’ and eponymous YouTube channel chronicle her journey living with five chronic illnesses: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, endometriosis, psoriasis, and asthma. She has been featured in NBC News, BuzzFeed, everyday, HEALTH, MSNBC, Huffington Post, and HealthCentral. https://jessicagimeno.com
Ordained Zen priest Duncan Ryuken Williams’ AMERICAN SUTRA: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War (Harvard University Press; February 2019) described by George Takei as a “must read.” This groundbreaking history tells the little-known story of how, in one of our country’s darkest hours, Japanese Americans fought to defend their faith and preserve religious freedom. The mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is not only a tale of injustice; it is a moving story of faith. https://www.duncanryukenwilliams.com/american-sutra
Laura Schroff is a former advertising executive who helped launch three of the most successful start-ups in Time Inc. history— In Style, Teen People, and People Style Watch. Schroff has also worked as the New York Division Manager at People magazine. Since the release of An Invisible Thread, Schroff has been a keynote speaker at over 300 schools, libraries, charities and bookstores, encouraging people to find for their own invisible thread connections and appreciate the power of small acts of kindness. http://lauraschroff.com
Mallory O’Meara is an author, screenwriter and genre film producer. Every week, she co-hosts the literary podcast Reading Glasses. Whether it’s for the screen or the page, Mallory seeks creative projects imbued with the weird; horror and monsters are her passion. www.malloryomeara.com
Recording artist and MMA trainer Mike Lee has released an epic new music video for his single, THE HEAT. The song features the band VONDI, which is a Canadian-American music and production duo consisting of Stephen Von HeyKing and Cody Norris. https://www.mikeleemusic.com
Mark Coleman is the author of From Suffering to Peace, Make Peace with Your Mind, and Awake in the Wild. He is the founder of the Mindfulness Institute and has an MA in clinical psychology. Mark has guided students on five continents as a corporate consultant, counselor, meditation teacher, and wilderness guide. He lives in Northern California. Visit him online at www.MarkColeman.org
Laura Gassner Otting’s 25-year resume is defined by her entrepreneurial edge. She served as a Presidential Appointee in Bill Clinton’s White House, helping shape AmeriCorps; left a leadership role at respected nonprofit search firm, Isaacson, Miller, to expand the startup ExecSearches.com; and founded and ran the Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group, which partnered with the full gamut of mission driven nonprofit executives, from start-up dreamers to scaling social entrepreneurs to global philanthropists. https://lauragassnerotting.com
Darren Cockburn has been practicing meditation and mindfulness for over 20 years, studying with a range of teachers from different religions. As a coach and teacher, he has supported hundreds of people in meditation, mindfulness, and finding a connection to spirituality, with a focus on applying spiritual teachings in everyday life to cultivate a peaceful mind. The author of Being Present, he lives in Bournemouth, UK. www.darrencockburn.com
Thomas Lockley is Assistant Professor at Nihon University College of Law in Tokyo, where he teaches courses about the international and multicultural history of Japan and East Asia. He has published several dozen research papers and articles, including the first in the world regarding the life of Yasuke. He is currently Visiting Scholar at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He and his family live in Chiba, Japan.
Dr. Marni Feuerman is the author of Ghosted and Breadcrumbed. She is a licensed social worker and marriage and family therapist with a private practice counseling those with relationship issues. She also trains therapists to do couples therapy and writes about love relationships for a number of online media. www.TheTalkingSolution.com
Rachel Cline, author of the novels What to Keep and My Liar, has written for the New York Times, New York, More, SELF, and Tin House magazines, and is a produced screen and television writer. For five years, she was a screenwriting instructor at the University of Southern California and has taught fiction writing at New York University, Eugene Lang College, and Sarah Lawrence College. She has been a resident at Yaddo, a fellow at Sewanee, and a Girls Write Now mentor. She lives in Brooklyn Heights, a few blocks from where she grew up. https://www.rachelcline.com
Tom Bunn, LCSW, is the author of Panic Free: The 10-Day Program to End Panic, Anxiety, and Claustrophobia, which is the result of his many years addressing flight panic in his role as an airline pilot. He is also a licensed therapist, regular contributor to Psychology Today, and a former U.S. Air Force captain who flew the Air Force’s first supersonic jet fighter, the F-100. http://www.panicfree.net.
Jason B. Kendrick is a Communications and Transformation Specialist, Author, Speaker, Reiki Master, Heart Core Communications Trainer and Heart Centered Living Practitioner. He offers himself to the world in Love and Service to cultivate Peace, Love and Joy within all he works with. https://www.jasonbkendrick.com
American-born Barbara Berger is the best-selling author of 15 self-empowerment books, which have been translated into 30 languages. Her books can be ordered on Amazon.com and other online sites or on her Web site. Barbara lives in Copenhagen, Denmark and works as coach, helping people around the globe come into alignment with their own true power. www.beamteam.com
Kate Kaufmann embarked on her life as a non-mom when she abandoned fertility treatments, quit her corporate job, and moved from the suburbs to a rural community to raise sheep. Since 2012, she has talked with hundreds of women ranging in age from twenty-four to ninety-one and advocates for better understanding of the childless/childfree demographic. Kate received an MFA in creative writing in 2016 from the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts and has a professional background in corporate staffing, training, and consulting. www.katekaufmann.com
Alden Mills is a three-time Navy SEAL platoon commander and was the CEO of Perfect Fitness. He is also a longtime entrepreneur, with over 40 patents, and has over 25 years of experience working on high-performance leadership, sales, and team-building. https://alden-mills.com
Robert Clancy is a creative visionary, #1 bestselling author, spiritual teacher and co-founder of Spiral Design Studio, LLC. At age nineteen, Robert had a divine spiritual experience that altered his life in profound ways. He is a sought after speaker, presenter and guest. Robert is also a regular contributor and weekly guest on Los Angeles KABC Radio’s syndicated Late Night Health Radio show. https://www.soulcyphers.com
Dominique Antiglio is a globally sought-after Sophrologist specializing in stress management, self-development, and birth preparation. After studying with Professor Alfonso Caycedo, the inventor of Sophrology, she founded BeSophro, a London-based clinic and consultancy with an online platform to help people find a better life through the practice of Sophrology. https://be-sophro.com
Jesse An Nichols George is a Coding Interpreter who has authored 6 books and is a collaborator on the International multiple bestseller “Embraced by the Divine: The Emerging Woman’s Gateway To Power, Passion, and Purpose”. Her work is founded in the principles of Compassion and how to use it to bring joy to all areas of life; so that you can live your passion and manifest a life filled with joy and fulfillment. Jesse An is a 13+ generation spiritual healer, energy tuner, life/relationship/spiritual and wellness coach, holistic and natural lifestyle advisor. www.compassioncodes.com
Charles Lane is an editorial writer for The Washington Post. A former editor of the New Republic and foreign correspondent for Newsweek, he has also covered the Supreme Court of the United States. https://charlesmarklane.com
Alan Cohen, M.A., is the author of 27 popular inspirational books, including the best-selling The Dragon Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, the award-winning A Deep Breath of Life, and the classic Are You as Happy as Your Dog? He is a contributing writer for the New York Times #1 bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul, and his books have been translated into 25 foreign languages. His work has been featured on Oprah and in USA Today, The Washington Post and 101 Top Experts. Alan’s radio program Get Real is broadcast weekly on Hay House Radio, and his monthly column From the Heart is featured in magazines internationally. https://www.alancohen.com
William Meyer has long taught history, economics, and humanities in urban and suburban high schools, where he has also taught meditation in a variety of forms. He has worked with fellow educators in workshops and professional development courses, is the author of two published middle-reader novels, and is currently working to augment his MA in education from Harvard with a PhD from NYU. www.BillPMeyer.com