Series: Into the Dawn

“Into The Dawn” looks at all things stigmatized or taboo in societies, such as suicide, grief, sex, money, illness, cultural codes, and more.

John Gray – Part 2 of 2 – Testosterone verses Estrogen

John Gray is the author of the most well-known and trusted relationship book of all time, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus. USA Today listed his book as one of the top 10 most influential books of the last quarter-century. In hardcover, it was the #1 bestselling book of the 1990s. Dr. Gray’s…

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John Gray – Part 1 of 2 – Why Men and Women Need Space

John Gray is the author of the most well-known and trusted relationship book of all time, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus. USA Today listed his book as one of the top 10 most influential books of the last quarter-century. In hardcover, it was the #1 bestselling book of the 1990s. Dr. Gray’s…

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Rabbi Steve Leder – Anxiety is for the living, peace is for the dying

Steve Leder serves as the Senior Rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, a prestigious synagogue in Los Angeles with three campuses and 2,700 families. In addition to his many duties at the Temple, Rabbi Leder is a regular contributor and guest on The Today Show, writes regularly for TIME,  Foxnews.com, Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper, contributed a…

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Paul Chamberlain – Smart Funny Tortured

Creative his whole life. Depressed for part of it. Successful for most of it. And formerly down for throwing it all away. Paul Chamberlain emerged from years of physically and financially draining passion projects reckless, suicidal, and struggling as a husband, father, and creative. It was from a low point of separation from his family…

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Lisa Sundstedt: If You’re Not Laughing, You’re Crying… especially now

Lisa is a world-renowned comedian and writer who shares her experience with sobriety and bipolar disorder. Her uncanny wit helped her get through the dark chapters of her life. In this episode we discuss: How comedy can defuse tense situations How trauma leads to addiction, and why the child-parent/caregiver relationships are crucial for healthy development…

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Kat Courtney – Ayahuasca and the Aftermath

Tina “Kat” Courtney, The AfterLife Coach, is a traditionally trained shaman and plant medicine guide with 15 years of experience working in altered spaces. Kat also works as a psychedelics integration coach, helping people make sense of transformative experiences and spiritual crises. She has the honor of working with people facing the reality and sacred…

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Dr. Anna Salter – Predators: pedophiles and their victims

Dr. Anna Salter received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Harvard University and was on the faculty of Dartmouth Medical Center for five years, where she served as director of a number of programs in the Department of Maternal and Child Health.  Salter lectures and consults throughout the US and abroad, and in 1997 won…

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Elana Horwich – How to be a Badass in the Kitchen

Elana Horwich is a speaker, chef, and author of Meal and a Spiel: How to Be a Badass in the Kitchen, a cookbook that uses humor and wisdom to teach intuitive cooking. Born to parents who defrosted Lean Cuisine for dinner, Elana taught herself to cook because the kitchen was the only place in the…

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Jasvinder Sanghera- Ending forced marriage and honour abuse/killings

Jasvinder is a survivor of a forced marriage. She is the founder of Karma Nirvana, a national award-winning charity that supports both men and women affected by honour-based abuse and forced marriages. She is a highly acclaimed international speaker and an expert advisor to the courts in matters of child, civil and criminal proceedings, is…

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Lauren Dummit Schock – Sustaining strong relationships with partner, self, and kids during challenging times

Lauren is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist, and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist-Supervisor. Lauren’s professional focus is helping to reduce stigma around mental health issues and bring awareness, healing, and recovery to those in search of a more fulfilled and meaningful life. Her areas of expertise are trauma and addiction, as…

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