The Dream Catcher Podcast podcast

The Dream Catcher Podcast

The Dream Catcher Podcast, hosted by Seline Shenoy, is for seekers and achievers looking for inspiration, advice, and tools to maximize their success and personal happiness. Founded in 2018, listening to this podcast will inspire you with mindsets, strategies, and actionable steps to take your life to the next level and open you to new ways of thinking and being. Seline Shenoy is an author, blogger, and podcaster. Her online community—The Dream Catcher—connects and encourages thousands of readers and listeners every month to live their dream lives and make a difference. Our archive includes over 165 interviews with thought leaders—including bestselling authors, influencers, spiritual leaders, and scholars. Past guests include Gregg Braden, Neil Donald Walsch, Elizabeth Gilbert, Marisa Peer, Kris Carr, Kute Blackson, Dan Millman, Martha Beck, Light Watkins, Jon & Missy Butcher, Gary Zukav, Cheryl Richardson, Oliver Nino, Dr. Shefali, Mark Nepo, and Steven Kotler. We look forward to welcoming you to our community of listeners! Seline’s New Book: https://thenomadicsoulbook.com Seline’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/selineshenoy

The Dream Catcher Podcast, hosted by Seline Shenoy, is for seekers and achievers looking for inspiration, advice, and tools to maximize their success and personal happiness. Founded in 2018, listening to this podcast will inspire you with mindsets, strategies, and actionable steps to take your life to the next level and open you to new ways of thinking and being. Seline Shenoy is an author, blogger, and podcaster. Her online community—The Dream Catcher—connects and encourages thousands of readers and listeners every month to live their dream lives and make a difference. Our archive includes over 165 interviews with thought leaders—including bestselling authors, influencers, spiritual leaders, and scholars. Past guests include Gregg Braden, Neil Donald Walsch, Elizabeth Gilbert, Marisa Peer, Kris Carr, Kute Blackson, Dan Millman, Martha Beck, Light Watkins, Jon & Missy Butcher, Gary Zukav, Cheryl Richardson, Oliver Nino, Dr. Shefali, Mark Nepo, and Steven Kotler. We look forward to welcoming you to our community of listeners! Seline’s New Book: https://thenomadicsoulbook.com Seline’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/selineshenoy

 

#200

Objectifying People in Relationships: What it Means and Why We Need to Stop Doing it

Objectifying people in relationships means treating them as objects rather than human beings —viewing them as a means to an end without any feelings or regard for their well-being.  Objectification not only hurts people but also erodes the foundation of any meaningful relationship.  Learn the signs of objectifying someone and how to stop doing it so that we can establish genuine and authentic connections. ... Read more

14 Jun 2024

16 MINS

16:32

14 Jun 2024


#199

[Interview] Finding Peace and Wisdom in The Seat of Your Soul (feat. Gary Zukav)

The human species is evolving into a new phase in which we retreat from external power based on what we perceive with our senses and towards embracing internal power based on our spiritual identity. My guest, Gary Zukav, says that each of us can be part of this evolution and become the authority in our own lives when we embrace certain values of the soul; he’ll explain what those values are in this conversation. Gary Zukav is the author of four consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including 'The Seat of the Soul,' which captured the imagination of millions, becoming the number one New York Times bestseller thirty-one times. Zukav's gentle presence, humor, and wisdom have endeared him to millions of viewers through his many appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Six million copies of his books are in print, and translations have been published in twenty-four languages. Zukav grew up in the Midwest, graduated from Harvard, and became a Special Forces officer with Vietnam service before writing his first book. Gary shares his wise insights, which will change how you see the world, interact with other people, and understand your actions and motivations. This will enliven your everyday activities and relationships with meaning and purpose. ... Read more

11 Jun 2024

51 MINS

51:52

11 Jun 2024


#198

Intellectual Humility: What it Looks Like and Why It’s Worth Embracing

Intellectual humility is a mindset that guides our intellectual conduct. It makes us aware that we do not have all the answers and that our beliefs and viewpoints may be imperfect.  Many people lack this understanding of ‘knowing what they don’t know’, which can lead to poor decisions and disharmony in their relationships.  Discover the benefits and the key steps to fostering intellectual humility in ourselves and others so that we can engage with the world from a place of openness, empathy, and curiosity. ... Read more

07 Jun 2024

16 MINS

16:13

07 Jun 2024


#197

[Interview] Healing with Native American Medicine and Traditions (feat. Asha Frost)

Original airdate: March 22, 2022 Native Americans have lived in North America for over 13,000 years. Today, over 500 tribes celebrate their heritage. Their culture is rich in tradition and spiritual beliefs. Traditional healing treatments such as herbal remedies, allopathic medications, smudging, and others are integral to promoting health within Native American communities. To tell us more about it, I invited Asha Frost. Asha Frost is an Anishinaabe (Ojibway) medicine woman, healer, and spiritual mentor. In her practice, she facilitates healing through shamanic healing, homeopathy, and indigenous-based ceremonies. As a soul-seer and visionary, Asha believes we can all reclaim our roots and deepest medicines. In this interview, Asha discusses Native American healing methods and how they can help us cure various issues. She also offers insight into other aspects of Native American cultures, such as animal spirit guides and ancestor worship. ... Read more

04 Jun 2024

30 MINS

30:22

04 Jun 2024


#196

Peter Pan Syndrome: How to Overcome it and Embrace Growth and Responsibility

Peter Pan Syndrome is a psychological condition characterized by an unwillingness or inability to mature and assume adult responsibilities. While occasional childlike qualities are normal and even healthy, people with this syndrome consistently behave in ways that hinder their personal and professional development. Whether it’s you or someone you know who lives in a perpetual state of childhood, identifying and addressing these signs and symptoms will help create a meaningful and gratifying adult life.  ... Read more

31 May 2024

14 MINS

14:15

31 May 2024


#195

[Interview] The Art of Living a Life of Purpose and Meaning (feat. Amrit Sandhu)

Your purpose is why you wake up in the morning feeling eager to start the day. It’s more than a job. It’s what drives you and connects you to everyone and everything. We all have a natural need for purpose—a feeling that we know our place and what we can offer the world. But finding our purpose is not always simple and straightforward. I invited Amrit Sandhu, someone well-versed in this process, to help us gain clarity and move in the right direction. Amrit Sandhu is an international speaker, podcast host and founder of the Inspired Evolution. Certified by Eckhart Tolle's School of Awakening, he is also Mindvalley's Master Certified Trainer for Australia and India. Amrit delivers keynotes, talks, seminars and workshops for the Inspired Evolution and Mindvalley in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. During our conversation, Amrit explains what it means to live your purpose and how to discover what brings us meaning. He also describes steps to follow a value-based life aligned with our mind, heart and spirit. ... Read more

28 May 2024

42 MINS

42:32

28 May 2024


#194

Race and Ethnicity: Understanding the Distinctions and Celebrating the Diversity within Humanity

Race and ethnicity are often used interchangeably, but they hold distinct meanings. People's rich and varied backgrounds contribute to the vibrant tapestry of global culture, molding traditions, customs, and artistic expressions.  Knowing the difference between race and ethnicity and where they overlap is essential for celebrating diversity and creating an inclusive society.  Learn what those distinctions are and how you can embrace your unique background and those of others. ... Read more

24 May 2024

19 MINS

19:28

24 May 2024


#193

[Interview] Gain Presence and Become a Leader in Your Own Life (feat. Steven Kuhn)

Original airdate: October 4, 2022 Presence is known as many things: owning the room, commanding attention, and gravitas—basically, when you speak, people pay attention to you and listen. This quality can give you a distinct advantage and determine your success in work and life. Fortunately, the “it” factor is not elusive and can be learned. If your goal is to develop a presence that inspires others, you’ll love what my guest, Steven Kuhn, will share with us in this episode. Steven is a decorated United States Army combat veteran, Bronze Star Medal recipient, speaker, author, consultant, and owner of QOL Enterprises, where he helps leaders improve their lives and businesses. He’s trained, coached, and participated in leadership roles in nearly every capacity. He has transformed the lives of hundreds of people around the world from different walks of life, all synthesized into what he calls Humble Alpha Leadership. In this interview, Steven clarifies what it means to have a presence and how to embody it. He also discusses how we can develop an authentic identity, purpose, and image that reflects our values. ... Read more

21 May 2024

48 MINS

48:18

21 May 2024


#192

The Art of Prioritization: How to Figure What to Focus On and Boost Your Productivity

Mastering the art of prioritization is crucial in today's fast-paced world. It holds the key to unlocking one's productivity potential and managing one's time and energy effectively.  While prioritization is an effective tool for increasing productivity, many people struggle to apply it because of the tasks, responsibilities, and distractions competing for our attention.  By applying prioritization principles to your work, personal life, and relationships, you can establish a harmonious and rewarding life that aligns with your values and ambitions. ... Read more

17 May 2024

17 MINS

17:53

17 May 2024


#191

[Interview] The Keys to Infusing Passion and Purpose into Your Career and Life (feat. Amina AlTai)

It has been estimated that the average person will spend one-third of their life at work. That's roughly 90,000 hours at work over your lifetime. Given the time we'll spend at work, making it as fulfilling as possible makes sense. My guest, Amina AlTai, believes we can achieve that by infusing passion into what we do and creating a work-life balance that honors our values and needs. She's here to share her thoughts. Amina AlTai is a holistic business and career coach, podcast host, proud immigrant, and chronic illness advocate. As an executive coach to notable leaders, founders, entrepreneurs, and impact-driven celebrities, Amina's mission is to help individuals unearth their purpose. She also helps progressive companies such as Google, Deloitte, Roku, and more create cultures where everyone can thrive. During this interview, Amina and I discuss ways to find purpose in our careers and align our work with our passions and strengths. We also discuss creating healthy boundaries to avoid burnout and the risk of neglecting other areas of our lives. ... Read more

14 May 2024

22 MINS

22:11

14 May 2024


#190

6 Signs of an Emotionally Immature People How to Navigate Relationships with Them

Being in a relationship with emotionally immature people can be draining and frustrating. Their inability to regulate their own feelings and understand the emotions of those around them can break down communication and harmony in the connection.  Recognizing the signs of emotional immaturity is essential for understanding and managing relationships with such individuals and protecting ourselves from pain and heartbreak.  Learn what to look out for and how to deal with people who exhibit those qualities.  ... Read more

10 May 2024

18 MINS

18:37

10 May 2024


#189

[Interview] Finding Solace and Connection in Nature and Our Tribe (feat. Terry Helwig)

Original airdate: October 5, 2021 Throughout our lifetime, our hearts are tested by adversity, but during those experiences, we’re broken up by love and beauty. Nature and our community can be instrumental in awakening our sense of wonder and the sacred treasure of being alive. My guest, Terry Helwig, will share these truths with us today based on the themes from her book Shifting Shorelines: A Message from a Wiser Self. Terry Helwig is an award-winning author. Her wise, lyrical, and heartwarming prose reveals a deep thinker who finds meaning and correlation between both her inner and outer worlds. A naturalist at heart with a master’s degree in counseling psychology, Terry says nature and synchronicity have been two of her most profound teachers.  Join me for this heartwarming conversation with Terry. We will discuss in depth how we can better understand our lives when we consider natural phenomena and synchronicities in nature. We will also discuss the importance of finding and bonding with our tribe.  ... Read more

07 May 2024

33 MINS

33:04

07 May 2024


#188

The Lottery Mentality: What it is and How to Break-Free from its Limiting Effects

The lottery mentality is a limiting belief that suggests success and abundance are solely based on luck or chance rather than on hard work, perseverance, and a mindset of abundance.  In a world where instant gratification and the allure of overnight success are constantly promoted, it's easy to fall into a lottery mentality bias.  Find out how to break free from the lottery mentality bias and learn how you can cultivate a mindset and attitude that can transform your thinking and unleash your true potential. ... Read more

03 May 2024

16 MINS

16:27

03 May 2024


#187

[Interview] Tapping in Your Intuition: How to Harness Your Inner Guidance (feat. John Holland)

Do you ever experience a deep sense of knowing? Maybe you’ve always felt you know what will happen before it occurs, or you know how others are feeling without them telling you. This sense of knowing comes from your intuition. My guest, John Holland, believes that we’re all psychic. He’s here to help us learn more about harnessing our inner guidance. John Holland is one of the most highly respected psychic mediums in the U.S. He is also a spiritual teacher, author, and founder of My Soul Community. Having studied in the U.K. for two intensive years, he has spent the last 20 years continually training and honing his gifts, making him one of the most sought-after professional mediums on the world stage. He’s starred in numerous T.V. shows and documentaries and is the author of 6 Books, 4 Oracle Decks, Mobile Apps, and much more. In this interview, John explains the mechanics of our inner awareness and how we can activate it with psychic tools. He also outlines the different types of psychic strengths and how we can tap into them to improve and enhance our lives. ... Read more

30 Apr 2024

38 MINS

38:53

30 Apr 2024


#186

Developed and Less Developed Countries: Understanding the Differences and Why it Matters

Developed or less developed countries are classified based on a complex interplay of economic, social, and political factors. According to the United Nations, this classification reflects their basic economic conditions.  Understanding the differences between developed and less developed countries is essential for fostering empathy, promoting global cooperation and working towards a more equitable world.  Learn about economic and social indicators and challenges and how to use this knowledge to create more sustainable development and a more inclusive and prosperous world for all. ... Read more

26 Apr 2024

17 MINS

17:35

26 Apr 2024


#185

[Interview] Reaching for the Stars: Using Space Exploration as a Source of Inspiration (feat. Abigai...

Original airdate: November 16, 2021 Many of us remember looking up at the stars as kids and wondering, “What IS out there?”  As we grow older, we try to seek answers by flipping through science magazines or following NASA’s newsfeed. According to my guest, Abigail Harrison, this is not only a healthy curiosity but also an excellent source of inspiration and wonder. Abigail Harrison, fondly known as “Astronaut Abby,” is an aspiring astronaut, author and co-founder of the international nonprofit organization The Mars Generation. She has interned at a NASA-funded astrobiology lab and has been featured in TIME, Forbes, Marie Claire, the BBC, and more. She currently works as a research scientist at Harvard Medical School. Abby believes that no one is ever too young or too old to pursue their dreams. In this interview, she inspires us with her philosophy and helps her rise to the top of her field. She also discusses the importance of space exploration and why it’s important and relevant in today’s world. ... Read more

23 Apr 2024

44 MINS

44:51

23 Apr 2024


#184

The Art of Patience: How to Pace Yourself for Long-term Success

Our society tends to glamorize overnight success. But success, especially the type that lasts, is a long game.  Whether you are an entrepreneur starting a new venture or an individual working towards personal goals, you must learn how to pace yourself for success.  Learn the art of patience and take your journey toward success to new heights by applying these five strategies in your life. ... Read more

19 Apr 2024

16 MINS

16:03

19 Apr 2024


#183

[Interview] Practical Steps to Embark on Your Spiritual Awakening Journey (feat. Steve Taylor)

Awakening is the greatest adventure we can undertake as human beings. My guest, Steve Taylor, says it’s a voyage of discovery that reveals exhilarating beauty and richness but may also expose us to challenges. As travelers, cultivating certain characteristics and perspectives can make our voyage more fruitful. Today, Steve will guide us on this path of enlightenment. Steve Taylor, PhD, is the author of The Adventure: A Practical Guide to Spiritual Awakening and many other bestselling books. He’s a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University and the chair of the Transpersonal Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society. Steve’s articles and essays have been published in over 100 academic journals, magazines, and newspapers, and he blogs for Scientific American and Psychology Today. In this conversation, Steve offers step-by-step practices for cultivating spiritual awakening and explains its impact on our lives. He touches on the eight essential qualities of wakefulness and how we can integrate those into our daily lives through rituals and practices. ... Read more

16 Apr 2024

38 MINS

38:43

16 Apr 2024


#182

Brutal Honesty vs. Loving Honesty: Striking the Right Balance for Healthy Relationships

Honesty is often emphasized as a foundational element in building and maintaining healthy relationships. However, finding the right balance between brutal honesty and loving honesty can be a delicate task.  Brutal honesty can lead to misunderstandings and hurt feelings, but sugarcoating can lead to a lack of relationship authenticity.  This article explores the fine line between brutal honesty and loving honesty and how to strike the right balance to cultivate healthier and happier relationships. ... Read more

12 Apr 2024

16 MINS

16:33

12 Apr 2024


#181

[Interview] Living Your Epic Journey: How to Distill the Wisdom from Your Story (feat. Amy Edelstein...

Original airdate: May 31, 2022 So many of us undervalue our own experience and overlook the wisdom that can support us daily. These habits of self-sabotage knock the wind out of our sails and keep us searching and grasping for what we have already realized. One way to overcome this is to see life as a unique epic journey and become aware of the transformation we experience through its peaks and valleys. To help us find inspiration, I invited Amy Edelstein. Amy Edelstein is the author of six books, including the award-winning The Conscious Classroom. Founder of the non-profit Inner Strength Education and recipient of a Philadelphia Social Innovator's award, Amy's work has empowered 17,000 teens in under-resourced schools with mindfulness and systems thinking. During our conversation, Amy shared what she learned during an epic journey she took in 1983 to the remote western corner of the Tibetan Plateau in Zanskar, India. She also offers ideas on how to view our own lives as journeys so that we feel empowered and immersed in the richness of everyday living. ... Read more

09 Apr 2024

40 MINS

40:00

09 Apr 2024