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Sometimes self-awareness needs to be inspired. Host Erez Shek shares his own self-awareness journey to influence the thoughts that can take you on yours.
Joined by guests from around the world who share their lived experiences, their growth, and their own self-awareness journey that has gotten them to check themselves so they wreck themselves a little bit less.
How do we notice hate? How do we notice hate? When do we notice hate the most? What does hate look like? What do I consider hateful? What does society consider hateful. Clearly- I’ve been thinking about hate a lot lately. When hate is… When hate is loud. When hate is obvious. When hate is…Read More
Passion is Personal Passion is personal. We are passionate about the things that hit us as individuals. Things that are personal to us in some way. Maybe its passion about another person. A group of people. A piece of music. A piece of art. A sport. A sports team. A franchise of movies. A…Read More
INTENT VERSUS IMPACT What is an intention? An intention is an idea or a thought, that you plan to carry out. It may be a vibe or an energy that you are aiming for. What is impact? It is the action of one object coming forcibly into contact with another object. It can be an…Read More
present moment awareness practice Is it possible to always be in the present moment? I think it is a lovely idea to say, “Yes of course”. However the reality is, it is not always possible be living in the present moment. There will always be things we need to do, or to focus on that…Read More
Challenging Silence How much has silence hurt you? Were you taught that being loud was disruptive? How many times have you been told that silence is the same thing as peace? Does challenging silence scare you? Does it freak you out to be loud? In this episode I talk about the internal and external effects…Read More
Be Selfish To be Selfless How often have you heard that self-care is selfish? How often have you been told that the things that you do to take care of yourself are selfish acts? For how long has the word “selfish” been associated with something shameful? What if we slipped the script? What if we…Read More
BLACK LIVES MATTER In order to say that Black Lives Matter, we have to understand why we need to say it. Why we need to be specific when we say that Black Lives Matter. As a white man, I do not say it enough. As a white man, I do not think about this enough.…Read More
Is hope passive or action based? What is hope? Well there are many theories and perspectives out there. For instance “Hope Springs Eternal” is a phrase from the Alexander Pope poem An Essay on Man. It references that it is human nature to find fresh cause for optimism. Now optimism is going to mean different…Read More
Years ago, the great American Hip Hop duo “Salt N Pepa” broke it down for us with the simple lyric: “Push it real good” Listen Salt N Pepa…..love you to pieces. I really do. I have to call this idea of “pushing it real good” into question. The idea that we have to…Read More
Join me as a sing 4-parts of “You Will Be Found” from the musical “Dear Evan Hansen”. Thanks to the incredible app Smule, I get to sing, record audio, and record video of some of the greatest music created in this world. Also, getting to sing with people from all around the world, proving that we…Read More