The Commune Blog

Kiss the Ground

podcast Jun 10, 2020

We often consider the fight for global warming as simply the elimination of greenhouse gasses. We need more fuel efficient or electric cars, more solar, and more wind power... But that only slows the dive toward catastrophe. Regenerative agriculture actually sequesters carbon and restores the earth to balance. Finian Makepeace, founder of Kiss the Ground, works with farmers and businesses to...

Continue Reading...

The Beautiful State

podcast Jun 10, 2020

What does it mean to live in "The Beautiful State?" Each of our individual lives are full of positives and negatives, of successes and failures, and of suffering. So how might we move past our suffering and enter a more beautiful state of being? Often people think we must overcome entirely our personal sufferings, but the beautiful state isn't about achieving the impossible. It is about...

Continue Reading...

What We've Learned

podcast Jun 10, 2020

It's our pod-iversary! We've been doing the Commune Podcast one whole year now, and Jeff takes a look back on some of his favorite conversations. What have we learned this past year and how can we weave these lessons into our lives and relationships? We thank you for being such an important part of Commune and hope you're just as excited as we are for the year ahead!

Continue Reading...

Marianne Williamson on Politics and Spirituality

podcast Jun 10, 2020

Marianne Williamson is a world-renowned spiritual teacher and bestselling author (Return to Love). She’s also an activist and former congressional candidate. The thread in her career is one of spiritual transformation and political activism, but when Marianne began speaking and writing on those topics, a professional path wasn't really visible. In this episode, we hear about how Marianne...

Continue Reading...

Birth Wisdom from an OB-GYN

podcast Jun 10, 2020

What does childbirth look like from the doctor’s perspective? And how can women better work with their doctors – and the medical system as a whole – to improve the labor and delivery experience? This week Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz shares insights, stories, and hospital hacks with Schuyler Grant, host of Commune's 21-day program Empowered Birth.

If you are pregnant (or thinking...

Continue Reading...

Birth Wisdom from a Midwife

podcast Jun 10, 2020

Why does our birth culture treat low-risk women like high-risk patients? And how does that impact birth outcomes? Schuyler Grant, host of Commune's 21-day program Empowered Birth talks with midwife Elizabeth Bachner on how to navigate the pressures of the modern medical system and make even a hospital birth more homey.

To learn more about the Empowered Birth course and to take the program...

Continue Reading...

Birth Stories: Rewriting the Narrative

podcast Jun 10, 2020

Think for a moment about the stories you tell yourself about childbirth… None of us remember our own births, and many of us don’t even know our mother’s (or father’s) story of how we were born. And the births we hear about are usually the dramatic or traumatic, because a smooth, easy birth doesn’t make much of a story.

What’s more, the way babies are born...

Continue Reading...

Perfectly Imperfect

podcast Jun 10, 2020

What does it mean to live a “perfectly imperfect” life? To quote the Tao, “all can see beauty as beauty, only because there is ugliness.” Life is not an "either-or" condition, but a series of "ands." We are beautiful AND may need lose a few pounds. We feel like we are struggling AND we are also exactly where we are supposed to be in our journey. Author and nutritionist...

Continue Reading...

Clean Beauty

podcast Jun 10, 2020

Do you really know what’s in your beauty products? You might be putting toxic chemicals on your skin and in your body, and not even know it… 

Labels are often designed to confuse or hide the truth — so how can you know what’s safe? 

Join us for Clean Beauty, a 10-day journey to demystify your self-care routine from top to bottom.

In this course you will...

Continue Reading...

The Soul of America

podcast Jun 10, 2020

On the one hand, the U.S. Constitution separates church and state, but on the other, our inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is "endowed by the Creator." In this episode, Jeff muses on the spirituality of the founding fathers and how our politics has frequently strayed away from those values. What would a modern political platform look like if we built it on the...

Continue Reading...
Close

Almost there! Just enter your first name and email below to get your FREE relaxation lesson.