The Dream Catcher Podcast podcast

The Dream Catcher Podcast

For seekers and achievers looking for inspiration, advice and tools to maximize their success and personal happiness. Join journalist and award-winning writer Seline Shenoy as she explores mindsets, strategies and habits to tap into your full potential in your personal and professional life. Seline also speaks with thought leaders in personal empowerment, spirituality, culture and social justice.

For seekers and achievers looking for inspiration, advice and tools to maximize their success and personal happiness. Join journalist and award-winning writer Seline Shenoy as she explores mindsets, strategies and habits to tap into your full potential in your personal and professional life. Seline also speaks with thought leaders in personal empowerment, spirituality, culture and social justice.

 

#200

From Ancient Egypt to The Information Age: Unraveling Different Historical Eras That Shaped Humanity

History serves as a reminder of our shared humanity and continuous social evolution. It highlights the power of human ingenuity, resilience and collective progress.  By unraveling the different historical eras that shaped our world, we can learn about the triumphs and failures of our ancestors, gain a broader perspective on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, and find the wisdom to shape a better future.  Take a captivating journey through time to some of the most memorable eras in our history. ... Read more

23 Feb 2024

18 MINS

18:53

23 Feb 2024


#199

[Interview] Tell Yourself a Better Story: How to Create Empowering Beliefs to Live Your Best Life (f...

Do you sometimes feel like you’re holding yourself back from greater success, prosperity and joy? Many of us spend our entire lives struggling with different forms of self-sabotage - often with no end or solution in sight. But, according to my guest, Marisa Peer, there is a way to shift your thinking and ways of being that work for you instead of against you. She’s here to share her wisdom with us. Marisa Peer is the founder and creator of Rapid Transformational Therapy® (RTT®)—a new and exciting, multi-award-winning therapy. She has spent over three decades treating a client list that includes international superstars, CEOs, Royalty, and Olympic athletes. Marisa has been seen on many high-profile US and UK television networks. She is also an acknowledged inspirational speaker—from TEDx and Condé Nast to the Royal Society of Medicine. Marisa believes that all of us have the potential to reach great heights in every facet of our life. During our conversation, she explains how to reprogram our mind and remove internal blocks so that our thoughts, patterns and habits align with the person we want to become. ... Read more

20 Feb 2024

39 MINS

39:55

20 Feb 2024


#198

The Myth of Talent: Why Creativity and Hard Work are the Real Keys to Achieving Your Dreams

Many of us grew up believing that only those with talent are destined for greatness and are born with gifts we can't replicate.  This misconception creates a barrier for those who feel they lack talent and discourages them from pursuing their dreams. But talent is not a fixed trait. It’s a skill that comes from creativity and hard work.  Anyone, including you, can tap into their creative potential and harness their determination to achieve greatness. In this episode, you’ll Learn the key drivers for accomplishing your goals and how to develop them. ... Read more

16 Feb 2024

17 MINS

17:46

16 Feb 2024


#197

[Interview] The Keys to Developing Emotional Intelligence (feat. Dr. Marc Brackett)

Original airdate: June 15, 2021 The ability to interpret, express and respond to our emotions is essential for success. Some experts say that it’s even more important than our IQ.  Unfortunately, not many of us were taught how to identify and process our emotions, which can make life much harder. To tell us more about how we can build our emotional intelligence, I invited Dr. Marc Brackett, who wrote a popular book on this topic called “Permission to Feel.” Dr. Marc Brackett is the founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University. He has published over 150 scholarly articles, received numerous awards, and is featured regularly in popular media outlets.  In this interview, Marc inspires us with a new mindset around the power of emotions, offering advice on understanding our own and others’ feelings. He also provides innovative strategies to boost emotional intelligence and undo unhealthy patterns we may have developed over the years. ... Read more

13 Feb 2024

27 MINS

27:08

13 Feb 2024


#196

5 Types of Listening and How to Apply Them in Relationships

Listening is more than just hearing words. It involves actively paying attention to the speaker, processing the information, and understanding the underlying message.  Unfortunately, good listeners are hard to come by today. Most people listen with the intent to reply, and not with the intent to understand and learn.  By understanding these different types of listening, you can tailor your approach to various situations. These guidelines will enhance your ability to make others feel seen and heard. ... Read more

09 Feb 2024

16 MINS

16:12

09 Feb 2024


#195

[Interview] Tapping into the Science of Self-Empowerment to Unleash Our Greatness (feat. Gregg Brade...

What would it mean to discover that you’re designed to live an extraordinary life of self-healing, longevity, and deep intuition? Is it possible that the advanced awareness achieved by monks, nuns, and mystics is actually meant to be a regular part of your daily life? According to my guest, Gregg Braden, it certainly can be. Based on his studies, explorations and travels, Gregg believes that we can achieve incredible feats and transform our lives if we tap into our natural innate power. Today, he will share some of his wisdom with us. Gregg Braden is a five-time New York Times best-selling author, scientist, international educator and renowned as a pioneer in the emerging paradigm based in science, social policy and human potential. He has presented his discoveries in over 30 countries on six continents and has been invited to speak to The United Nations, Fortune 500 companies and the U. S. military. Gregg is the proud recipient of numerous awards including The Walden Award for New Thought, The Illuminate Award for Conscious Visionaries and he is listed in the United Kingdom’s Watkins Journal among the top 100 of “the world’s most spiritually influential living people'' for the 7th consecutive year. To date his research has led to 15 film credits and 12 award-winning books now published in over 40 languages. During our conversation, Gregg offers insight into connecting with our deeper abilities using our thoughts, emotions, beliefs and focus to succeed and overcome obstacles. He also shares the knowledge he gained from spiritual traditions around the world that can help us achieve an empowered state of being and feel more connected to our global family.  ... Read more

06 Feb 2024

42 MINS

42:47

06 Feb 2024


#194

5 Things Courageous People Do Differently Than Others

Courage is an inner resolution to go forward despite obstacles. It instills a person with an inner force to make scary choices and defy seemingly impossible odds.  In a world that often craves comfort and conformity, it's the courageous people who stand out and make a lasting impact. The good news is that courage lies within us all.  By examining the behavior of courageous individuals, we can begin to cultivate these qualities within ourselves. Learn five things that courageous people do differently. ... Read more

02 Feb 2024

16 MINS

16:04

02 Feb 2024


#193

[Interview] Using Rituals for Healing and Self-Discovery (feat. Bobby Klein)

Original airdate: December 29, 2020 In this inspirational conversation, I speak with the late Bobby Klein - a clinical psychologist, spiritual and psychological educator, writer, and intuitive Life Path Counselor. Bobby taught others how to access their own intuition and make room for the soul in everyday life. The wisdom he imparted in his workshops and sessions has been healing and life-changing for 10's of thousands of clients for over 40 years. Bobby was also the modern-day interpreter and translator of the I Ching, an ancient Chinese oracle charting the universal flow of energy. In this conversation, Bobby shared his wisdom and knowledge through his 80-plus years of life. We dug deep into how to gain more awareness about ourselves and develop our identity and purpose. Bobby pulled from his wealth of knowledge in the healing arts to recommend rituals for anxiety, fear, and uncertainty. If you want to learn how to connect deeper with your inner self and raise your vibration, these healing practices can help. ... Read more

30 Jan 2024

43 MINS

43:12

30 Jan 2024


#192

Greatest Thinkers: Discovering the Legacy of History’s Intellectual Trailblazers

The greatest thinkers in history have challenged existing beliefs, questioned authority, and provided alternative perspectives that have altered the course of human civilization.  By studying their works, we can better understand the constructs and ideologies that have shaped our societies, politics, and culture.  Tap into your genius and gain inspiration from the stories of these intellectual trailblazers and the traits that drove their breakthroughs and creativity. ... Read more

26 Jan 2024

15 MINS

15:58

26 Jan 2024


#191

[Interview] Activate Your Superhuman Potential and Turbocharge Your Life (feat. Jerry Sargeant)

Would you like to wake up every day with joy, health and vitality as your natural default state and be able to step fully into your power? According to my guest, Jerry Sargeant, we can make this our reality because we each have the ancient power to heal and transform within us. He’ll share his recipe based on advanced soul technology to help unleash our full potential. Jerry Sargeant, known as ‘The Facilitator,’ is the founder of Star Magic Healing. He’s a powerful motivational speaker and an international bestselling author. He is world renowned for healing people, creating rapid shifts within them, and transforming their lives on the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual planes. In this interview, Jerry presents specific protocols and modalities, including connecting with and harnessing extraterrestrial light frequencies to energize, uplift and consciously empower your own life, others and the planet. ... Read more

23 Jan 2024

43 MINS

43:03

23 Jan 2024


#190

Intrinsic Motivation: How to Unlock Your Inner Drive For Success

Intrinsic motivation refers to the internal desire to engage in an activity for its own sake rather than for any external reward. You're driven by enjoyment, curiosity, or the satisfaction of mastering a skill.  Many of us struggle to find the motivation to get certain things done. It can often feel like we're spinning our wheels and not progressing.  Find out how intrinsic motivation works and how you can harness it from within yourself to make measurable strides that get you ahead on the road to success. ... Read more

19 Jan 2024

16 MINS

16:54

19 Jan 2024


#189

[Interview] How to Boost Your Happiness by Developing Healthy Mental Models (feat. Dr. Srikumar Rao)

Original airdate: December 28, 2021 Mental models are our perceptions of external reality and they determine our attitude and our choices in life. That’s why they’re critical to our success and wellbeing. My guest, Dr. Srikumar Rao, has been teaching people all over the world about how to develop healthy models for many years. Dr. Rao is a speaker, former business school professor, and head of The Rao Institute. He has taught at several leading business schools, including Columbia and the London Business School, and trained executives in top firms like Google, Microsoft and Merrill Lynch. He’s been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, and several others.  During our conversation, Dr. Rao offers his insight into the mental models we habitually use and how we can become aware of them. He provides techniques and strategies to shift negative beliefs and cultivate healthier ones to experience more happiness and satisfaction. ... Read more

16 Jan 2024

39 MINS

39:39

16 Jan 2024


#188

Consistency in Relationships: The Missing Link to Lasting Love

Consistency in relationships means consistently showing up for your partner or friend, being reliable and fulfilling your commitments.  In today's fast-paced world, where everything changes at lightning speed, consistency in relationships is diminishing in importance, and it’s become more challenging to find people who maintain a steady and predictable pattern of behavior.  With these strategies and frameworks, you can cultivate consistency in all your relationships, develop lasting, loving connections, and identify people who can do the same. ... Read more

12 Jan 2024

15 MINS

15:58

12 Jan 2024


#187

[Interview] Amplify Your Personal Power and Speak with Courage (feat. Vasavi Kumar)

Self-talk is your inner voice. It's part of your stream of consciousness that allows you to process and understand what's happening around you. My guest Vasavi Kumar says that how you talk to yourself matters. It sets the tone for every experience in your life and will bring you either closer to or farther from the truth of who you are. Today, she'll share how we can step into our power and say it out loud. Vasavi Kumar is a life coach and licensed therapist with a myriad of in-person, print, televised, and social media experience. A first-generation Indian American growing up on Long Island and diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 19, she learned to become highly self-aware and take action to create the life she wanted for herself. In this interview, Vasavi offers insight into how we can tune into our inner self to hear our self-guidance and wisdom. She teaches us how to start talking to the voice in our head with compassion and acceptance rather than be influenced by those around us. ... Read more

09 Jan 2024

26 MINS

26:51

09 Jan 2024


#186

Competition With Yourself vs. Others: How to Find the Right Balance

Competition exists in most areas of life. You’ll encounter it in any situation with limited opportunities, whether in money, career, education, prestige or relationships.  But can the drive to outperform others harm our growth and impact? Some people believe that we should strive to compete with ourselves more than we do with others.  However, we can maximize our potential when we balance both forces. These steps help you harness the power of competition with yourself and others. ... Read more

05 Jan 2024

17 MINS

17:01

05 Jan 2024


#185

[Panel Discussion] The Ugly Truth: Does Pretty Privilege Give People an Unfair Advantage in Life?

Life is far from equal—and the evidence for that is endless. But one bias many of us struggle to accept, let alone talk about, is pretty privilege. It suggests that conventionally attractive people benefit in many areas of life because of their looks. So, in a world that remains highly fixated on outward appearances, how can we nurture our sense of self-worth and play to our strengths despite the unfair advantages better-looking people often have?  To tackle these issues and unpack solutions, I invited fellow podcasters Sami Dandachi and Tarek Abou Chakra from the Anything Everything Podcast and Mahreen Munir from Karak with Mahreen on the show. Join us for this exciting and uplifting discussion. Follow panel members: Sami Dandachi and Tarek Abou Chakra @aethepodcast : https://podcasts.apple.com/ae/podcast/the-anything-everything-podcast/id1693128301  Mahreen Munir @KarakWithMahreen : https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/karak-with-mahreen/id1707351232 Seline Shenoy @SelineShenoy : https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dream-catcher-podcast/id1336013258 Discussion points: ---What is pretty privilege and why are we psychologically subject to this bias? ---The impact of culture on beauty standards ---The commodification of people based on physical appearance ---The homogenization of beauty and social media contributes to these aesthetics ---The fickle nature of beauty standards and why we shouldn’t base our self-worth on it ---Beauty bias in the workplace ---How to keep your halo effect bias in check ---How to put your best foot forward ---Caveats in the body positivity movement ---How the media and society impact our perception of beauty ---The impact of beauty standards on men and women ---Why do you need to wrap your identity around other aspects of yourself ---The role of beauty in dating ---The wrong messaging of trophy wives, Only Fans, etc. ---The impact of beauty standards on men and how women view them ---Dating attractive people out of our age groups ---The importance of dating with intention ---How do we raise confident kids ---The benefits of body positivity movements  ... Read more

02 Jan 2024

59 MINS

59:35

02 Jan 2024


#184

How to Create a Success Mindset to Win in the New Year

A success mindset is more than just positive thinking or wishful dreaming. It is a mindset deeply rooted in belief and expectation.  Whether you aspire to excel in your career, improve your relationships, or enhance your personal growth, cultivating a success mindset can give you the power to make it a reality.  If you’re determined to get the most out of the new year ahead of you, these action steps and habits will help you develop a success mindset to accomplish your goals and vision. ... Read more

29 Dec 2023

17 MINS

17:15

29 Dec 2023


#183

[Interview] Braving loss, grief and pain when life falls apart (feat. Kris Carr)

Almost all of us have experienced losses or unexpected life changes that are so big you don't think you'll survive them, and if you do, you'll never be the same. Things like divorce, accidents, losing a job or grieving the death of a loved one. Whatever it was for you, it was a moment when your world stopped. My guest, Kris Carr, believes that even the worst upheavals can reveal the path to our next chapter of fully alive living. She's here to share her insights based on her story of transformation through pain. Kris Carr is a New York Times bestselling author and a 20-year cancer thriver. Kris teaches people how to take back their health and live like they mean it. She's been called a "force of nature" by O Magazine and was named a "new role model" by The New York Times. Kris is also a member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100, recognizing the most influential thought-leaders today. Her work has also been featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Glamour, the Today show, Super Soul Sunday, OWN, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Kris shares ideas and practices to help you navigate those times when we go through challenging transitions. She reveals how we can find deeper meaning and purpose in whatever chapter comes next in life and use that as a catalyst in our transformation. ... Read more

26 Dec 2023

33 MINS

33:39

26 Dec 2023


#182

Surviving Culture Shock: How to Navigate a New Place with Ease and Openness

Arriving in a new country or environment can be an exciting experience, but it can also be accompanied by a wave of culture shock.  Culture shock is a psychological and emotional reaction that occurs when individuals move to a significantly different environment. Whether it’s understanding new customs, behaviors, or the local language, it can leave you feeling frustrated and lonely.  With the right strategies, it is possible to navigate a new place. These five steps will equip you with the necessary tools to thrive in a foreign environment. ... Read more

22 Dec 2023

16 MINS

16:33

22 Dec 2023


#181

[Interview] Understanding our Chakras and How it Impacts our Wellbeing (feat. Shai Tubali)

Original airdate: August 24, 2021 The chakras are part of an ancient belief system that refer to energy centers in our body. If you’re feeling off but can’t tell why, chances are that one or more of your chakras are blocked and you need to balance them. Let’s take a closer look at chakras and how they work with my guest, Shai Tubali. Shai Tubali is an internationally renowned author, speaker and innovator in the field of personal development. Shai’s approach weaves together a tapestry of thought and tradition from psychology, philosophy, medicine, Yogic traditions, Eastern thought and practices and the most advanced scientific research. In this interview, Shai is going to offer insight into how chakras work, what we can do to make sure that they function at their best and what to do if they get blocked. He also talks about the seven different chakra personality types and how it impacts us. Discover your chakra personality type: https://7wisdoms.org/chakra-personality-types/ ... Read more

19 Dec 2023

38 MINS

38:48

19 Dec 2023