Awaken Your Myth

Erik Ireland

Do you feel like there's something missing in your life? Awaken Your Myth™ can help you transform your life into a hero's journey, a timeless pattern of self-realization that weaves together our journeys through the inner and outer worlds, guiding us towards a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world around us. If the podcast helps you, please give us a follow and share it with a friend. To get support for your journey of self-discovery, come join us at https://awakenyourmyth.com. read less
EducationEducation

Episodes

The Path to Forgiveness - A Journey of Healing and Release
3d ago
The Path to Forgiveness - A Journey of Healing and Release
In this episode, I share a recent personal revelation about forgiveness that emerged from a rollercoaster experience with my sleep podcast, "Listen to Sleep." After a sudden increase in popularity thanks to viral videos, I was forced to confront deep-seated feelings of anxiety and unworthiness, realizing that my emotional response was the same, regardless of success or failure. This led me to a powerful insight: forgiveness is key to reframing the narratives we tell ourselves, allowing us to approach our insecurities with compassion rather than judgment. Embracing forgiveness can open a path towards self-acceptance and a deeper connection with others, underscoring the role of storytelling in our healing process. Through a guided meditation, you can explore and release your own feelings of resentment, using forgiveness as a tool to weave a narrative of kindness and wholeness. This episode is an invitation to reflect on how forgiveness can transform our personal myths, fostering a sense of compassion and unity within ourselves and our community. If this resonates, take my free Path of Forgiveness Challenge at https://challenges.awakenyourmyth.com, and let me know how you like it. And if you're looking for live mindfulness coaching, hundreds of in-depth meditations, and a supportive community ready to walk with you, step by step, toward healing and renewal, join us at https://peaceandprosperitycircle.com to begin your journey towards a more forgiving, peaceful, and joyful life. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/awakenyourmyth/message
Awaken Your Personal Myth - Meditation & Mindfulness Live Session
Feb 14 2024
Awaken Your Personal Myth - Meditation & Mindfulness Live Session
Hey there fellow travelers on the path to inner peace and self-discovery! In this episode, we journey together through a meditation and exploration of self, recorded during one of our live gatherings in the Awaken Your Myth community. Interested in joining our next meditation and sharing circle? Swing by https://awakenyourmyth.com and become part of our growing tribe. We kick things off with a down-to-earth meditation, guiding you inward through your breath to notice the simple yet profound sensations of being here, now. It's all about connecting with yourself on a deeper level, feeling the ground beneath you, and just being present in the moment. Afterward (00:014:14 onwards), we get real about how our thoughts shape who we are and the freedom that comes with letting go of past and future hang-ups to fully embrace the present. Taking a page from Eckhart Tolle, we explore what it means to live with genuine presence and how it changes the way we interact with the world around us. This isn’t just another meditation episode. It's your call to dive into your own hero's journey, to face the depths of your mind, and to awaken the unique story only you can tell. It's about challenging the stories that hold you back and finding freedom in the here and now. If mindfulness, personal growth, or living a deeply connected life speaks to you, you’re in the right place. Want more insights and support on your journey to mindfulness and uncovering peace and prosperity in your life? Join for my email group at https://erikire.land --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/awakenyourmyth/message
Navigating the Depths of Mindfulness- A Path to Self-Awareness and Inner Peace
Jan 16 2024
Navigating the Depths of Mindfulness- A Path to Self-Awareness and Inner Peace
Join us on a transformative journey of mindfulness and self-awareness in this enlightening episode. Starting with a calming guided meditation, we explore the power of breath, the subtlety of bodily sensations, and the art of being present. As we delve deeper, we shift our focus to the sensations of touch, hearing, and the profound sense of self-awareness. In the talk afterward, we navigate through the complex landscape of our thoughts and how they shape our sense of identity. We discuss the profound impact of letting go of the past and future narratives to embrace the present moment. Drawing inspiration from Loch Kelly's teachings, we explore the concept of a heart-centered awareness and how it shifts our perception of reality. This episode is an invitation to embark on your own hero's journey, to explore the unknown territories of your mind, and to awaken your personal myth. It’s a call to action to look deeply into the stories we tell ourselves and to find freedom in the present moment. Whether you're a mindfulness enthusiast or on a quest for personal growth, this session offers valuable insights into living a more connected and fulfilling life. If the podcast brings you a moment of peace or a spark of inspiration, please like, share, and subscribe for more content aimed at nurturing your mindfulness journey. Continue your path to self-discovery and inner peace with us at ⁠https://awakenyourmyth.com⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/awakenyourmyth/message
From Darkness to Insight - A Meditation & Talk on Embracing Change as a Path to Awakening
Jan 2 2024
From Darkness to Insight - A Meditation & Talk on Embracing Change as a Path to Awakening
Step into a space of tranquility and introspection with this meditation and talk excerpted from a live zoom in the Awaken Your Myth Coaching Journey. Attend our next interactive live online gathering by joining the community at https://awakenyourmyth.com. Let's unravel the intricate nature of change as both a catalyst for personal growth and a reflection of our inner worlds. We begin with a grounding meditation, inviting you to connect with your breath and be present, laying the groundwork for a deep exploration of the self. The talk explores how the season's darkness and stillness can mirror our internal processes and lead to deeper self-awareness and understanding. It touches on confronting and understanding fears and the unknown, emphasizing the importance of gently examining the feelings and stories that shape our experience. [00:00:01] Meditation Introduction: Embark on your meditative journey, as we contemplate the complex nature of change, from its beginnings to its transitions and rebirths. [00:04:02] The Inner Landscape: Delve into your internal universe, examining thoughts, emotions, and personal narratives. Discover 'emptiness' as a space brimming with possibilities and embrace a gentle, curious observation of your inner world. [00:08:45] Journey of the Hero: Join us in a discussion on the Hero's Journey, a metaphor for embracing life's challenges and uncovering the potential within life's uncertainties as pathways to growth and self-discovery. [00:17:20] A Talk on Embracing the Unknown: Pause and reflect on personal stories of winter and loss, exploring how these experiences intertwine with our introspective journey and transformation. It's a discussion of the nature of fear, the enigma of the unknown, and the impact of the narratives we create. Step into a conversation about self-identity, happiness, and reality, and observe the transformative power of mindfulness. We warmly invite you to immerse yourself in this session, feeling the shifts and transformations within. Share your reflections in the comments, and join our collective quest for understanding and growth. If this video brings you a moment of peace or a spark of inspiration, please like, share, and subscribe for more content aimed at nurturing your mindfulness journey. Continue your path to self-discovery and inner peace with us at https://awakenyourmyth.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/awakenyourmyth/message
Embracing the Present - A Mindful Meditation Journey for Holiday Serenity
Dec 20 2023
Embracing the Present - A Mindful Meditation Journey for Holiday Serenity
In this meditation from a recent live zoom in the Awaken Your Myth community, we gently step into a space of mindfulness, focusing on the simple yet profound act of sensing - hearing, touching, being. It's not about analyzing or labeling, but rather experiencing the fullness of each moment. This meditation is our gateway to tranquility, a pause from the incessant narrative of our thoughts, leading us into the richness of now. After the meditation (12:00), we embrace the theme of venturing into the unknown - a core aspect of our hero's journey. Our typical stories, shaped by past and future, often miss the essence of life's impermanence. This session is an invitation to ground ourselves in the present, to see beyond the stories we tell ourselves, opening to a deeper awareness and self-acceptance. Confronting the complexities of holiday expectations, we explore how mindfulness can be a transformative force. It's about responding from our true selves, not reacting to the pressures of the season. This mindful approach isn't just a practice; it's a pathway to more profound connections and deeper understanding, especially during these festive times. If you'd like to join us for an upcoming live zoom sharing circle and Q&A, you can become a member of the Awaken Your Myth Coaching Journey & Community at https://awakenyourmyth.com with a 30-day money-back guarantee. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/awakenyourmyth/message
Unlocking Effortless Mindfulness with Loch Kelly
Dec 13 2023
Unlocking Effortless Mindfulness with Loch Kelly
Join us in this enlightening conversation with Loch Kelly, an award-winning author, meditation teacher, psychotherapist, and founder of the non-profit Effortless Mindfulness Institute. His teachings synthesize ancient wisdom practices, neuroscience, and contemporary psychology. Loch teaches advanced, yet simple, nondual pointers and direct methods of nondual mindfulness, informed by psychology and social justice. Dive deep into his transformative journey and discover the unique blend of contemporary psychology and mindfulness practices that can revolutionize your understanding of self-awareness. Key Highlights: Effortless Mindfulness Explained: Learn about the groundbreaking concept of effortless mindfulness and how it differs from traditional practices. Integrating Psychology and Effortless Mindfulness: Discover how combining Internal Family Systems (IFS) with mindfulness can lead to a more complete understanding of oneself. Understanding Various States of Awareness: Delve into the nature of different states like local, spacious, awake, and loving awareness. Experiential Glimpses into Awareness: Experience a practical glimpse exercise guided by Loch, designed to connect you to a deeper sense of being and consciousness. Overcoming Doubt and Intellectual Barriers: Unlock the secrets of transcending doubt and the mind’s limitations in recognizing awareness. Applying Effortless Mindfulness in Daily Life: Find out how to integrate these practices into your daily routine for a more embodied and interconnected existence. Improving Sleep with Effortless Mindfulness: Get valuable tips from Locke on enhancing sleep quality through mindfulness practices. Resources and Accessibility: Learn about Loch’s "Mindful Glimpses" app and his website, https://lochkelly.org, offering accessible tools for personal growth. The Mindful Glimpses meditation app seamlessly weaves together ancient wisdom, cutting-edge psychology, and neuroscience research. Drawing from over 40 years of mindfulness teaching and psychotherapy practice, Loch Kelly has crafted an app that provides simple yet advanced micro-meditations, to return you to home base anytime of the day. Save up to 40% when you join here: https://mindfulglimpses.com/specialoffer/  🔗 Join Our Community 🔗 The Awaken Your Myth Coaching Journey & Community is now open for monthly membership. You'll get valuable resources, weekly challenges, live online group coaching sessions, and a supportive network for your personal growth journey. It even includes access to all the premium stories and meditations in Listen To Sleep Plus. Also, with a 30-day money-back guarantee, it's a risk-free opportunity. Ready to live the life you've always dreamed of? Go to ⁠https://awakenyourmyth.com --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/awakenyourmyth/message
You Are Not Your Thoughts - How Mindfulness Transforms Your Hero's Journey
Sep 5 2023
You Are Not Your Thoughts - How Mindfulness Transforms Your Hero's Journey
Feeling ensnared by your own thoughts? Curious about how to genuinely release what's holding you back? In today's episode, we're going to explore the intricate relationship between the paradox of release, mindfulness, and the hero's journey. 🎧 What You'll Learn 🎧 The Paradox of Release: Unpacking the tension between what we cling to and what we fear losing.Mindfulness as the Sixth Sense: How to redefine your relationship with your own mind.The Hero's Journey: Navigating your unique path to authenticity.Storytelling: Mastering the art of sharing your authentic self with the world. Life is a collection of journeys, each one rich with its own lessons and treasures. By delving into the role of mindfulness and storytelling in your hero's journey, you'll gain the keys to a deeper, more authentic life experience. 🔗 Join Our Community 🔗 The Awaken Your Myth Coaching Journey & Community is now open for monthly membership. You'll get valuable resources, weekly challenges, live online group coaching sessions, and a supportive network for your personal growth journey. It even includes access to all the premium stories and meditations in Listen To Sleep Plus. Also, with a 30-day money-back guarantee, it's a risk-free opportunity. Ready to live the life you've always dreamed of? Go to https://awakenyourmyth.com --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/awakenyourmyth/message
Awakening Your Personal Myth - The Big Picture - The Workshop
Jun 8 2023
Awakening Your Personal Myth - The Big Picture - The Workshop
Discover your own unique journey and unfold the power of personal transformation in the Awakening Your Personal Myth: The Big Picture workshop. Join us as we delve deep into the depths of our existence, connecting the threads of our life experiences into a rich tapestry of self-growth and enlightenment. In this transformative workshop, we explore the core principles of the MYTHS MindReset, underscoring your personal life experiences and transformations to reveal your authentic, resilient personal myth. You'll learn the art of weaving your unique story into a tale of resilience and authenticity. This engaging session is designed for those who seek to make sense of their life’s journey, aiming to encapsulate the entire Awaken Your Myth program into a holistic view. I'll guide you through the many ways in which our hero’s journeys unfold. By the end of the workshop, you'll be equipped with the tools and understanding to illuminate your personal myth and undertake the next phase of your hero's journey. Your journey towards self-discovery starts here. I'm excited for you to join us! For more information, visit https://awakenyourmyth.com. Join the Awaken Your Myth Coaching Journey from June 14th to July 21st, where you'll have the opportunity to work directly with me and gain access to a myriad of powerful tools refined over decades. https://awakenyourmyth.com/#cart If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/awakenyourmyth/message
Change Your Story to Reset Your Life - The Workshop
May 12 2023
Change Your Story to Reset Your Life - The Workshop
Embark on a transformative journey with our six-week Awaken Your Myth Coaching program launching this June. Discover the power of your personal myth and change the narrative of your life. Learn more and register at https://awakenyourmyth.com. In the meantime, join me for a taste of this transformative journey in this replay of the workshop, "Change Your Story to Reset Your Life - Awakening Your Personal Myth". This enlightening hour is dedicated to introducing the MYTHS MindReset, a distinctive technique designed to help you navigate life's inevitable challenges, no matter their size. We'll explore the cornerstones of Mindfulness, Yielding, Transformation, Healing, and Storytelling as key tools for personal growth. Furthermore, we'll decode the hero's journey, a universal narrative that offers a meaningful blueprint for understanding and navigating your unique life path. Uncover how awakening your personal myth can act as a compass, steering you towards a life filled with authenticity, freedom, and connection. In this workshop, you'll: Learn to harness the MYTHS MindReset as a tool to navigate any challenge. Understand the hero's journey and its practical application to your personal life journey. Experience the profound benefits of mindfulness and the power of living in the present moment. Don't miss this golden opportunity to reshape your narrative and unlock your full potential. Join us in this exploration of self-discovery and transformation. It's time to change your story and reset your life. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/awakenyourmyth/message