Daring to be Happy exists in the hope that it inspires YOU to
connect to a lighter and brighter version of yourself.
To discover your inner power, inner voice, inner courage. To learn that true strength lies in being vulnerable, in letting go of past stories and conditioning and trusting fully in your own uniqueness.
The tool which can get you there the most directly is MEDITATION. Meditation allows us to discover peace, calm, & stillness. Meditation brings us closer to the truth of who we really are. It gently and easily dissolves the masks and armour we’ve been wearing to protect ourselves from the world. It allows your uniqueness to shine through and happiness to explode from your heart.
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After releasing two episodes a week for the last 3 months, if you’re paying attention you may have noticed that this episode comes over a week after the previous one. Don’t worry this is not a podfade! But… I am going to be taking a break from releasing new episodes till after the new year.…More
Today I’m joined by Taraka, a meditation teacher from Singapore, who I have been blessed to spend the last few days of my trip with as she has shown me the sights of Singapore. Taraka was caught up in the global economic crises which hit Asia in the late 90’s. Overnight her business collapsed. She…More
I’m back in New Zealand! Today we draw the winner of the 3-month membership that was kindly donated by last weeks guest, Sandy Newbigging. And the winner is Anne Louise! Congratulations Anne, I’ll get those details to you very soon. Don’t forget you can trial the Calm Community for free for 30-days, you can check…More
Today my guest is Michelle. Michelle is originally from Bulgaria but now lives in Barcelona which is where I’m visiting her today. By day she works as a software engineer but since 2014 has also been a meditation teacher and had a consistent meditation practice since 2011. Earlier this year Michelle made a very courageous…More
I want to start today’s episode with a quickie chat with my friend Jen. We just recorded this interview while in the car yesterday morning at 7am on the way to the airport. Jen shares an example of how she used meditation in the workplace. I’d love to hear if anyone else has ever tried…More
***WIN*** A 3-month membership to Sandy Newbigging’s Calm Community!! www.lilab.life/sandy Enter before November 15 2017 Sandy Newbigging is a specialist in meditation and mind detox, award-winning speaker, bestselling Hay House author and creator of Calmology. Sandy is passionate about meditation and believes the world would be a happier and more friendly place if more people meditated…More
This week’s question come from Lily, who I just met at my guesthouse in Bali. She asks for some help or suggestions to make meditating easier when you are on the road. She typically uses guided meditation, which she finds easier than sitting in silence but often they aren’t available without wifi. Plus she finds…More
Today’s guest is Gomata Ishaya. She is from Mexico but now lives in Edinburgh Scotland with her husband Steven. She started meditating in 2009 and become a teacher in 2016. “I already had the husband, the job, the salary, the benefits. I had it all already and yet I couldn’t see it. I couldn’t appreciate…More
For today’s episode, we are doing something a little different. Today I have a little mini interview for you with my friend Nick, a business consultant, who has been a committed meditator for almost 20 years but unlike our previous guests, he’s not a meditation teacher, not yet at least. I have a few of…More
I’m here today with Rudra Devi who is a coach, healer and meditation teacher who removes chronic pain without the use of drugs using a technique she’s developed called the Rudra Devi technique. This has taken her 13 years to create and develop and it has 100% success rate. She specializes in fibromyalgia but also…More
To #metoo or not to #metoo? It’s been a question that’s been running through my mind all week.It’s been amazing to watch the conversation come to light and be told, by millions of women across the world, each in their own unique way, with their own unique experiences. It’s been amazing to watch the conversation…More
I’m delighted to welcome my guest today Sri Ishaya. Sri is from Sweden but her work in International Peace and Security has led her to live in various conflict countries around the world including Congo and Mali, where she supports women in their local communities and advocates for women’s rights. And it may come to no surprise…More
First, an update from me…. I’m now in Bali!! But I almost, kinda, not really, didn’t make it to Bali because of a volcano and may or may not erupt. Find how what I learned about non-attachment as a result! Plus I’m having all these issues trying to find a quiet enough place to record…More
My guest today is Padma Sundari. She is a meditation teacher from Mexico but now lives in Norway, and she has been on a journey of self-discovery through choosing for happiness and learning How to choose for happiness. She is also a mum to her 9-year old son Khaled and has been a solo mum…More
Who would you be without your story? Who would you be without your past? What if you could leave it all behind? What if you were no one’s child? What if you were no ones parent? What if you were no one’s partner, no one’s ex? What if your resume was wiped clean? If…More
Sally Lewis has been a businesswoman for over 30 years and an Ishaya Monk for the past 9 years. Her diverse background allows her to approach consciousness and spirituality in a down to earth manner. Her latest consciousness project is the documentary called ‘A Mindful Choice’ – a film showing the impact that one person…More
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