Abundantly Curious

Geri Paige Butner

The Abundantly Curious Podcast exists to change your world from the inside out. We explore fascinating topics at the intersection of science, spirituality, and self-help so curious, open-minded people like you can get inspired while expanding your mind into new possibilities. Join us every week as we sit down with leading experts to dive headfirst into the magical, mysterious and awe-inspiring elements of our world. Your host, Geri Paige Butner is a freedom-focused entrepreneur, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Come ready to kick back and relax into wonder. Leave with an abundance of curiosity, inspiration, and motivation. When we open our minds, we open to new possibilities. Follow Abundantly Curious on Instagram @abundantlycurious or our host Geri Paige Butner @geripaige. Connect with Geri at www.geripaige.com. read less

The Witch Wound, Cosmic Beings, and Spontaneous Healings with Melynda Lopez
Oct 6 2022
The Witch Wound, Cosmic Beings, and Spontaneous Healings with Melynda Lopez
This week, we sit down with Melynda Lopez, intuitive mentor, Akashic records guide, and healer. She shares her jaw-dropping stories of her sons’ gifts and how they awakened her to her own, spontaneous healings she’s performed, and contact with other dimensional beings. Tune in to learn about the 4 main “Clairs” or intuitive senses, the different ancestral wounds we carry with us, and what it’s like to be in the akashic records.Time Stamps02:18 - How Melynda Discovered Her Intuitive Gifts10:39 - The 4 Main Clair Senses18:12 - The Witch Archetype and the Witch Wound21:21 - The Akashic Records and Ancestral Wounds28:58 - Frequencies, Dimensions and Cosmic Beings38:02 - Coming Out of the Spiritual Closet41:36 - Spontaneous HealingsAbout Melynda LopezMelynda is an intuitive channel, healer, and Akashic Records guide. She is also a registered nurse with a masters degree in clinical nurse leadership. Melynda guides women to deepen their connection to their spiritual gifts, heal and understand their deep rooted patterns, and reconnect to their higher self to create limitless abundance.About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. Guest LinksShop Melynda’s SiteFollow Melynda on InstagramNurture the Witch WoundLove Melynda Website Host LinksAbundantly Curious InstagramAbundantly Curious Email ListGeri Paige Butner InstagramGeri Paige Butner WebsiteBook a Coaching Session with GeriSpecial OffersStarting a Business? Check out The Accelerated Business FirestarterReady to change your life? Book a 90-Minute Breakthrough SessionLooking for a Life or Business Coach? Learn more about how to work with me
The Curiosity Code: How to Judge Less, Connect More, and Embrace Your Opposition
Sep 29 2022
The Curiosity Code: How to Judge Less, Connect More, and Embrace Your Opposition
In this solo episode, Geri explores the impact of judgment, throwing stones, and widening gaps of separation on our individual and collective experience, and proposes the risky topic of embracing your opposition and using curiosity to forge a connection with anyone (even the people who oppose everything you believe). Who knows, maybe you’ll leave actually feeling grateful for that person/belief system/group you can’t stand.Time Stamps01:10 - Judgment As a Blocker to Connection, Creation, and Evolution2:41 - Accepting Opposing Forces as Two Sides of the Same Coin7:51 - Using Curiosity to Forge Connection With Anyone9:55 - Connection vs. Separation for a Richer Human Experience13:17 - How 2020 Changed My Views on Opposing Beliefs16:00 - Maintaining Boundaries While Opening to Connection22:40 - Approaching Conflict as an Elevation of the CollectiveAbout Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love.  Host LinksAbundantly Curious InstagramAbundantly Curious Email ListGeri Paige Butner InstagramGeri Paige Butner WebsiteBook a Coaching Session with GeriSpecial OffersStarting a Business? Check out The Accelerated Business FirestarterReady to change your life? Book a 90-Minute Breakthrough SessionLooking for a Life or Business Coach? Learn more about how to work with me
Navigating Stress: Yogic Philosophy, Polyvagal Theory, and Connecting to Our Bodies with Towani Clarke
Sep 15 2022
Navigating Stress: Yogic Philosophy, Polyvagal Theory, and Connecting to Our Bodies with Towani Clarke
This week, we sit down with Towani Clarke, a yoga teacher and fashion designer who has taught more than 7,000 classes in 13 years. Tune in as we explore our human evolution and how yoga supports us in living with our foundational reptilian brain and it’s fight, flight, and freeze responses in modern times. Time Stamps05:56 - How the Subconscious Mind Prompts Us8:28 - Yogic Philosophy and the 8 Facets of Yoga13:48 - Yoga's African Roots and How We Evolved With It17:31 - The Reptilian Brain & The Fight, Flight, Freeze Response 26:50 - Navigating Modern Day Stress Responses38:02 - Deciding When to Lean Into Discomfort and When to Set BoundariesAbout Towani ClarkeTowani Clarke was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia by a Zambian women’s rights activist mother and British satirical writer father. Her mother discovered yoga to handle the tension from both the black and the white community's resistance to their inter-racial marriage. The yoga seed was planted with Towani in the womb, and today she has taught over 1,000 students and more than 7,000 classes. She leads her online yoga studio to teach clients across the globe the healing power of yoga - healing through being more one with ourselves, other people, living beings and the planet.About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. Guest LinksKuthuta LinksLelo ni Lelo 7 Day Chakra Challenge (value $80) Kuthuta WebsiteKuthuta Yoga Online Studio  FacebookInstagramYouTubeTowani LinksLinkedinTwitterInstagramFacebookHost LinksAbundantly Curious InstagramAbundantly Curious Email ListGeri Paige Butner InstagramGeri Paige Butner WebsiteBook a Coaching Session with Geri
Exploring Our Intuition, The Chakras, and Embodiment with Amy Miller
Sep 8 2022
Exploring Our Intuition, The Chakras, and Embodiment with Amy Miller
In this week’s episode, we sit down with Amy Miller, Healer/Owner of Healing Haus to explore how we can better connect with our intuition, her work with reiki and embodiment, the journey overcoming anxiety, and much more. We also discuss the 7 chakras, their meaning, and how to work with and connect to them. Listen to the end for a special daily practice that will strengthen your self worth.Time Stamps05:34 - Living With & Healing from Anxiety11:24 - Health Conditions as Catalysts for Transformation15:05 - Intuition, Reiki, and The 5 Clairs19:06 - Working with Your Chakras or Energy Centers22:01 - What Does Each Chakra or Energy Center Represent?31:29 - Our Experiences in Dr. Joe Dispenza Meditation Retreats40:28 - Opening the Heart Chakra43:49 - What is Embodiment and How Does It Help Us?49:23 - The "One Thing Daily" Practice for Building Self-WorthAbout Amy MillerAmy is the Healer/Owner of Healing Haus, where she combines The Work and The Woo to empower clients to take their healing into their own hands. Modalities ranging from Reiki & Sound Healing to Subconscious Reprogramming & Coaching pair beautifully to support all aspects of a person’s journey, and are ones Amy uses in her own practice. Clients love her warm and joyful heart, her ability to hold deep space, and her intuitive reflections that support you beyond just the healing session.About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. Guest LinksHealing Haus WebsiteHealing Haus InstagramHost LinksAbundantly Curious InstagramAbundantly Curious Email ListGeri Paige Butner InstagramGeri Paige Butner WebsiteBook a Coaching Session with Geri
Caveman Secrets: Foraging, Nature, and Rituals for Better Health with Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen, Ph.D.
Sep 1 2022
Caveman Secrets: Foraging, Nature, and Rituals for Better Health with Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen, Ph.D.
In this week’s episode we talk with Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen, Ph.D. Chemist to talk about the miraculous science of the natural world all around us. We learn all about “caveman living” that can introduce better health and wellbeing in modern times, and discuss foraging, plant chemistry, and the powerful effects of ritual.Time Stamps01:26 - Merriwether’s Family History of Foraging for Survival in the Great Depression08:13 - Exploring Food System Fragility in Cities10:59 - How to Start Identifying Edible Plants15:07 - The Miraculous, Fascinating Science of Plants23:13 - The Paradox of Nature: Chaos and Uniformity27:55 - The Power of Rituals and Opportunities for Healing30:32 - Key Nutrients We're Missing In Modern Times33:50 - Plants and Pharmaceuticals: Is One "Better"?36:00 - Reintroduce These “Caveman” Activities for Better Health44:01 - How We Evolved Enhanced Immune Systems in Nature46:04 - Is Life Now "Better" Than Before?51:43 - What Would It Take to Be Self-Sustaining Today?About Mark “Merriwether" Vorderbruggen, Ph.D. ChemistMark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen, Ph.D. is often described as a scientist raised by wolves. Having a M.S. in medicinal chemistry and a Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry, he brings science into the world of wild edible and medicinal plants. On the science side he has sixteen patents and numerous articles in research journals from his career as a research chemist. But his true love is plants and the miracles they contain. Since 2008 his website www.foragingtexas.com has been one of the top wild edible/medicinal plant sites on the internet, and he has written the acclaimed plant book Idiot's Guide Foraging and Outdoor Adventures Guide Foraging. In 2020 he made the biggest leap of his life to become the medicine man for Medicine Man Plant Co. where he can finally bring forth the ancient plants that can still help with modern issues. About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. Guest Links"Caveman" Lifestyle TipsDetailed information on identification and use of over 200 wild plants and mushrooms: www.foragingtexas.com Medicine Man Plant Co. WebsiteMedicine Man Plant Co. FacebookMedicine Man Plant Co. InstagramMark Vorderbruggen LinkedinForaging Texas Website  Foraging Texas FacebookMerriwether Forager InstagramMerriwether...
Exploring Consciousness, Mystical Experiences, and Reincarnation with Wenzl McGowen
Aug 25 2022
Exploring Consciousness, Mystical Experiences, and Reincarnation with Wenzl McGowen
In this week’s episode, we sit down with author, musician, and creator Wenzl McGowen to learn from his six years spent interviewing top scientists on consciousness, mystical experiences, out of body experiences, the after-life, and much more.Time Stamps07:12 - Living Outside of the Box and Pursuing All Your Passions10:37 - Wenzl's 6 Years Interviewing Scientists About Consciousness15:00 - Wenzl's First Mystical Experience19:32 - Love, Coherent Consciousness, and Free Will27:21 - Love Consciousness: Can it Transform Matter?36:39 - What is Consciousness and What Is It Not?39:49 - Exploring Reincarnation and The After-Life49:37 - How Consciousness Exploration Changed Wenzl's Music52:29 - Creating More Conscious CoherenceAbout Wenzl McGowenWenzl McGowen is a member and co-founder of the internationally touring band Moon Hooch and inventor of the Traffic Cone Saxophone. In 2013, Wenzl had a spiritual awakening during a meditation retreat and has since written two books about mystical experiences, meditation, and the science of personal growth. Both books draw from ancient teachings, direct experience, and modern science. Other avenues of his passion for personal growth are his meditation music and the board games he creates.About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. Guest LinksDownload free guided meditation: https://wenzlmcgowen.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wenzlsax/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wenzlmcgowen1 Host LinksAbundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/abundantly-curious-subscribe Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/ Book a Session with Geri: https://www.geripaige.com/breakthrough-sessions
Functional Nutrition and The Mind-Body Connection with Aleksandra Chojnacka
Aug 18 2022
Functional Nutrition and The Mind-Body Connection with Aleksandra Chojnacka
In this week’s episode we explore the mind-body connection and using food as medicine with Aleksandra Chojnacka, functional nutrition guide and holistic health expert. Listen to learn about compelling research exploring the mind-body connection and how it alters the impact of our food, how functional nutrition and other modalities helped Aleks and others heal physical ailments, and how a holistic approach to our health and well-being can make a powerful impact.Time Stamps03:43 - Aleks and Geri's Experience at a Dr. Joe Dispenza Meditation Retreat6:10 - How Your Mind Impacts Your Physical Response to What You Eat14:02 - How the Mind Opens or Closes Us To Possibility17:44 - Aleks' Health Journey, Challenges, and Healing23:12 - The Gene Mutation 40% of People Have & How It Impacts Us28:04 - The Mind-Body Connection29:47 - Finding Your Purpose and How Aleks Got Into Functional Nutrition36:39 - What is Functional Nutrition?41:01 - Functional Foods and Healing Outcomes43:29 - Following Your Intuition in Eating and HealingAbout Aleksandra ChojnackaAleks is a functional nutrition guide, meaning she knows how to use food as medicine, and is the founder of Health Accomplice, a supportive place for anyone on a health journey needing guidance. She started learning about holistic health in her late 20s when battling some of her own hormonal issues and was eager to bring her learnings to light and share in her experience in case it helped someone else. About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. Guest LinksDownload a free 3-Week Reset: https://healthaccomplice.com/courses Website: https://healthaccomplice.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthaccomplice/ Host LinksAbundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/abundantly-curious-subscribe Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ Geri Paige Butner Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geributner/ Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/ Research LinksDoctors & Nutrition Education: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/hsph-in-the-news/doctors-nutrition-education/
Unlocking Bliss: The Science and Spirituality of Meditation with Dr. Rashmi Schramm
Aug 11 2022
Unlocking Bliss: The Science and Spirituality of Meditation with Dr. Rashmi Schramm
About This EpisodeIn this week’s episode we explore both the science-backed and spiritual benefits of meditation with Dr. Rashmi Schramm, a certified family physician and meditation teacher. Listen to learn about accessing elevated states in meditation, relaxing into synchronicity, and the many paths to reaching homeostasis for physical healing.Time Stamps06:27 - Traditional Medicine in the Modern Medicine World13:08 - The Science-Backed Benefits of Meditation19:45 - The Spiritual Experience of Meditation20:44 - Accessing Ecstasy During Meditation & Beyond25:51 - The Power of Surrender and Synchronicity30:46 - Getting Out of Our Own Way to Experience Bliss32:50 - How to Decide When to Let Go36:35 - The Pineal Gland and Intuition38:57 - Reaching Homeostasis for Physical Healing42:22 - Choosing Your Style of MeditationAbout Dr. Rashmi SchrammDr. Rashmi Schramm is a board certified family physician, a certified meditation teacher and coach. Her practice spans over two decades of working with thousands of patients. She is the founder of Optimal Wellness, where she helps busy women tap into inner peace and power so they can live more energetic and purposeful lives. She is passionate about teaching, practicing and coaching on meditation and mindfulness.About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. Guest LinksWebsite + Free Evidence-Based Meditation: https://optimalwellnessmd.org Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.rashmischramm YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/drrashmischrammoptimalwellness Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dr.rashmischramm Host LinksAbundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/abundantly-curious-subscribe Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ Geri Paige Butner Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geributner/ Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/
Accessing Energy, Power, and Presence with Allen Bittaker
Aug 4 2022
Accessing Energy, Power, and Presence with Allen Bittaker
About This EpisodeIn this week’s episode we explore accessing your power with Allen Bittaker, whose work in chiropractic and network spinal has led him to his energy practice at a Center for A New Paradigm. Tune in to get curious about energy work, different levels of mind and experience, and how to create more presence and personal power.Time Stamps08:12 - Allen's Introduction to Network Spinal10:50 - About Allen's Network-Related Type of Energy Work13:05 - Sensing Areas of Energy Richness in Your Body and Field14:56 - About Different Levels of Mind and Experience19:51 - Exploring What It Means to Be Awakened25:30 - What is Power and How to Access ItAbout Allen BittakerAllen Bittaker is a doctor of chiropractic, a certified functional movement and nutrition expert, and an energetic embodiment coach. His awakening path over the last 10 years has led him to become a gifted healer, as he supports leaders in accessing their energy and embodying presence, power and love within business, relationships & wellness.About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. Guest LinksWebsite: https://www.centerforanewparadigm.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drallenbittaker/ Host LinksAbundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/abundantly-curious-subscribe Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/
Religion to Spirituality: Non-Duality, Gnosticism and Christian Mysticism with Jenny Scholl
Jul 28 2022
Religion to Spirituality: Non-Duality, Gnosticism and Christian Mysticism with Jenny Scholl
In this week’s episode we sit down with Jenny Scholl, a studied expert in religion and spirituality, to expand our view of religion, Christianity, and connection to something bigger than us. We explore paths to the divine, accessing higher levels of consciousness, and the power of ancient wisdom.Time Stamps09:26 - Jenny's Journey with Religion and Religious History13:48 - Exploring Through Non-Duality25:12 - About Gnosticism and Christian Mysticism26:32 - Experiencing Heart Coherence and Connection28:34 - Multiple Paths to Enlightenment and The Divine33:26 - Ancient Wisdom and Intelligence Outside of the Mind38:18 - Finding Our Way Back to Community44:17 - Mary Magdalene and The Missing Gnostic Gospels49:55 - The Limitations of Language in Relating Experiences52:21 - The Science of Miracles53:33 - Accessing Higher Levels of ConsciousnessAbout Jenny SchollJenny Scholl holds degrees and certificates in Religion & Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy, and is currently a postgraduate student of Luminous Awareness Institute which weaves together ancient wisdom roots with developmental psychology, attachment repair, somatics, nervous system repair and energetic awareness & awakening. As an Embodiment Coach, she helps people come back to their self and their center, utilizing non-dual practices to help bridge the gap between Spirituality and Religion, between Self and Cultural Conditioning & Programming.About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. Guest LinksJenny LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/jennyscholl Jenny Scholl Website: www.jennyscholl.com Jenny Scholl Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jennyscholl/ Host LinksAbundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/abundantly-curious-subscribe Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ Geri Paige Butner Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geributner/ Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/ Show Links:The Naked Now by Richard RohrWhat The Mystics Know - Richard RohrMary Magdalene Revealed - Meggan WattersonThe Yoga of Jesus - Paramahansa Yogananda
Understanding Your Human Design Type with Esther Ruurda
Jul 21 2022
Understanding Your Human Design Type with Esther Ruurda
This week we learn about the Human Design System, a synthesis of ancient and modern sciences that helps you discover what makes you unique. Our guest is human design coach Esther Ruurda, who opens our minds to new possibilities in finding our purpose, making aligned decisions, and navigating a world that wasn't built for all of us. You can find your design at mybodygraph.com. Time Stamps4:26 - The world is designed for 70% of the population9:26 - What is Human Design and how do I find mine?11:31 - About The Design Types: Generators and Manifesting Generators13:07 - About the Design Types: Projectors14:53 - About the Design Types: Manifestor16:49 - About the Design Types: Reflector 18:37 - How the types impact one another23:43 - Following Your Type’s Strategy and Authority26:01 - Following Your Design to Make Decisions  33:34 - Finding Your Purpose Through Human DesignAbout Esther RuurdaEsther is a certified yoga teacher, herbalist and Human Design Coach who aims to provide people with tools for their journey into alignment. She was born and raised in Amsterdam before moving to California, where she eventually founded The Malibu Sangha, a gathering place where people come to connect and be part of a movement to create a more conscious, equal world for the benefit of all beings. Esther thrives by inspiring people to create a life true to themselves. She believes that when people live in alignment with their souls’ purpose, they are happier, able to share their light with the world and raise the vibration for society as a whole.  About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. Guest LinksEsther Website: www.malibusangha.org  Esther IG: https://www.instagram.com/malibu_sangha/ Esther Human Design IG: https://www.instagram.com/journey_with_humandesign/ Linktree: https://linktr.ee/estherruurda Host LinksAbundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/abundantly-curious-subscribe Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ Geri Paige Butner Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geributner/ Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/ Show Links:Find Your Human Design:
Healing Through Hypnosis with Nicole Hernandez
Jul 14 2022
Healing Through Hypnosis with Nicole Hernandez
In our fourth episode, we interview clinical board certified hypnotist, Nicole Hernandez. Nicole shares what it means to be hypnotized, explains how we enter a state of hypnosis multiple times a day, and how we can harness hypnotherapy to heal everything from anxiety to physical ailments to infertility and more. Time Stamps4:05 - Nicole's Journey Healing Anxiety, Alopecia, and Gastritis8:21 - How Curiosity led Nicole to Launch a Thriving Hypnotism Practice10:17 - The Difference Between Clinical Hypnosis & Stage Hypnosis14:55 - Hypnosis While Consuming Media17:26 - The History of Hypnosis21:03 - How Shifts Occur in Hypnosis26:36 - How Hypnosis Can Help with Anxiety37:05 - What to Look For In Your HypnotistAbout Nicole HernandezKnown as The Traveling Hypnotist, Nicole Hernandez is a clinical Board Certified hypnotist based in New York City with globe-trotting tendencies. She is also an anxiety educator, speaker, and Resident Healer for the Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown. Nicole specializes in helping anxious high achievers become impactful, conscious leaders that can navigate life transitions with a sense of clarity and ease. After healing her own anxiety-related illness with hypnosis, she felt a deep calling to demystify the healing modality and help others. Her signature approach combines modern hypnotherapy, mindfulness, somatics, and her intuitive gift. She has been featured in Cosmopolitan, BeLatina, BestLife, Forbes, Success, Texas Monthly, Wall Street Journal, and more.Guest LinksFree Love Yourself Hypo-Meditation Download: www.thetravelinghypnotist.com Nicole Hernandez Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetravelinghypnotist/ Nicole Hernandez Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thenicolehernandez/ Host LinksAbundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/abundantly-curious-subscribe Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ Geri Paige Butner Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geributner/ Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/ Research LinksUsing hypnosis to accelerate the healing of bone fractures: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10069091/
Lucid Dreaming and The Power of Dreams with Lana Sackwild
Jul 6 2022
Lucid Dreaming and The Power of Dreams with Lana Sackwild
About This EpisodeToday, we are geeking out on lucid dreaming. Our guest expert is going to help us understand what lucid dreaming is, how it is different from our regular dreaming and even vivid dreaming and all of the many ways that you can use lucid dreaming to change your waking day to day life. Time Stamps1:33 - How Lana found lucid dreaming4:26 - What is Lucid Dreaming?12:31 - Lana's Research on Lucid Dreaming and Depression15:39 - Lucid Dreaming in the Scientific Community31:45 - Sleep Paralysis and False Awakenings34:18 - How to initiate a lucid dream37:17 - Fascinating lucid dreaming experiences45:10 - How to stay in your lucid dreamAbout Lana SackwildLana is a British lucid dreaming and lucid living coach and scientific researcher with a Masters of Science in consciousness, spirituality, and transpersonal psychology. She has been lucid dreaming for 25+ years and is a pioneer in the lucid dreaming field for mental health research and lucid dreaming for entrepreneurship, working with clients across the globe.Guest LinksWebsite: https://www.lanasackwild.com/ Online course: https://www.lanasackwild.com/the-lucid-entrepreneur-lab Masterclass: https://www.lanasackwild.com/livingtosucceed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lanasackwild TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@lanasackwild  Email: admin@lanasackwild.com Weekly Freebies in Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/luciddreamingandliving YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/getlucidwithlana Host LinksAbundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/abundantly-curious-subscribe Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ Geri Paige Butner Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geributner/ Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/ Research Links:Lucid Dreams: An electro-physiological and psychological study: https://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.458729
How to Master New Skills with Clayton Kim
Jul 6 2022
How to Master New Skills with Clayton Kim
In our third episode, we sit down with Clayton Kim, a multi-skilled renaissance man who is passionate about acquiring new skills, learning new disciplines, and leading the way in performance technology and research. Clayton shares his processes for learning and becoming great at new things. Tune in to learn about his optimized weekly schedule, how to achieve a structured flow state, and what you can start doing today to begin picking up a new skill.Time Stamps2:05 - Clayton’s background3:55 - Clayton’s journey in circus arts6:40 - Overcoming fear and the suck of skill acquisition10:28 - Clayton's process for learning new skills19:36 - Performance optimization and research at Fount21:14 - Balancing performance with rest and care24:48 - Achieving a structured flow state30:56 - Crossover in skill disciplinesAbout Clayton KimClayton Kim spends every day making learning his superpower. Clayton is a self-taught coder, photographer, chef, and derivatives algorithms developer. He has competed and performed in boxing, powerlifting, rugby, aerial straps, and the cyr wheel (it’s fascinating), and is always looking for a new skill to learn. Clayton is also the COO and Head of Product at Fount, where he builds teams to solve hard problems. His work also includes artificial intelligence and machine learning efforts, which he’s led at Boston Consulting Group and Wayfair.Guest LinksFount Performance Program: http://fount.bio/ Clayton Kim Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheClayMethod Clayton Kim Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theclaymethod/ Clayton Kim Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claykim/ Host LinksAbundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/abundantly-curious-subscribe Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ Geri Paige Butner Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geributner/ Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/
Introduction: Finding Our Way Back to Curiosity
Jul 6 2022
Introduction: Finding Our Way Back to Curiosity
About This EpisodeIn this introductory episode of Abundantly Curious, your host Geri Paige Butner lays the foundation for an exciting season of interviews with fascinating guests. Geri explores how our tribal nature shapes our belief systems on everything from the products we buy to the way we heal ourselves, and shows us a path forward to true exploration and expansion through three guiding principles of curiosity.Key TakeawaysUnderstand how our tribal nature groups us into camps of belief and thought, and how those camps shape our life.Examine common social consequences of curiosity as a result of our tribe’s cognitive biases.How “idea branding” has simplified some of our thought processes at the expense of true curiosity, exploration, and understanding.How we can use curiosity to expand into new possibilities and gain true alignment in our beliefs, practices, and ways of being and doing.Three guiding principles for how to approach curiosity and explore new information for positive impact.Time Stamps0:00 - Intro0:39 - Building beliefs as tribal beings3:26 - Idea Branding: What is it and how does it impact us?11:42 - Social consequences of curiosity or challenges to cognitive biases15:33 - What we get curious about on Abundantly Curious16:34 - Curiosity Principle 1: Listen for insight, not agreeable.18:03 - Curiosity Principle 2: Embrace the power of the “and,” and release the tyranny of the “but.”20:38 - Curiosity Principle 3: Expand into possibility.About Geri Paige ButnerGeri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. You can find her on Instagram @geripaige.Host LinksAbundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ Subscribe to Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/c8abbfab1f Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ Geri Paige Butner Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geributner/ Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/ Research Links:Tribalism is Human Nature, 2019: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0963721419862289 “Brand” Etymology: https://www.etymonline.com/word/brand Apple Market Share Statistics: https://www.statista.com/statistics/266572/market-share-held-by-smartphone-platforms-in-the-united-states Apple Mac vs. PC advertisement: