The Morning Start Up

The Morning Startup is a conversation between members of Mindtation and occasional guests that focuses on 5 Touchstones of Success: Meditation, Mindfulness, Breath, Sound and Intuition. Implementing these touchstones together in group can build neuropathways to having a full heart and clear mind, awakening you to a healthier, joyful and more successful life.

The Morning Start Up – Episode 13 No Pain No Gain: The Journey to Joy – Part 1

In his book, “A Million Miles in a Thousand Years” Don Miller writes “People love to have lived a great story, but few people like the work it takes to make it happen. But joy costs pain”. A few days before the podcast, we were talking about this statement and our conversation became such an…

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An Interview with Natural Health Consultant Robert Meyer-Kukan – Part 2

We continue our conversation with Rob Meyer-Kukan, owner and natural health consultant of 7 Notes Natural Health, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Some of his arts include massage therapy, natural health educator, reflexology, Reiki, Essential Oils therapy and Vibrational Sound Therapy….to name a few! Last week Rob discussed the beginning of his spiritual journey with…

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An Interview with Natural Health Consultant Robert Meyer-Kukan – Part 1

Today’s conversation centers around the work of Natural Health Consultant Robert Meyer-Kukan. In Part 1 of this 2-part series, Rob shares with us his journey from church musician and educator to becoming a leading natural health practitioner where he uses evidence- based natural healing strategies and practices to help others develop wellness and balance in…

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The Morning StartUp – Episode 10 Spring: A Time of Growth and Change

The conversation in this episode evolves around how the lifestyle changes brought on by COVID-19 has affected all of us. Spring is a time of change and renewal. The quarantine is not only taking place during the spring, but it is also analogous to the season itself. It is forcing a great amount of change…

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The Morning StartUp – Episode 9 The 4 Questions

Today’s conversation centers around the work of Parker Palmer, an author, educator and activist who focuses on issues in education, leadership, spirituality and social change. In one of his writings, Parker asks 4 questions that provides the reader an opportunity for self-reflection. The questions are: 1. Who am I? 2. What do I love? 3….

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Morning Start Up – Finding Balance in a Time of Crisis – Part 2

The team continues to discuss the challenges of finding a life balance, energy and joy in the midst of a crisis. They discuss how embracing a different perseptive can be a mechinism to taking control of thoughts that make many days feel dark and helpless into ones that produce calm and balance. ************************************** Join Our…

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Morning Start Up – Finding Balance in a Time of Crisis – Part 1

During these unprecedented times, it can be challenging to find a life balance, energy or any joy. But there are glimmers of positivity we can grab hold of, and we explore this in our two-part podcast here. Learn how we can take control of our thoughts through various activities and practices, and turn our days…

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The Morning Start Up – Episode 8 The Conversation Continues

This episode continues the discussion with nutrition expert Timia Domonics Smith with a focus on viewing nutrition from multiple perspectives other than just food and what we can do to help increase the opportunity for a balanced and joyful lifestyle. Timea shares her personal journey with food and how she became a nutritionist after having…

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The Morning Start Up – Episode 7 Meditation and Nutrition

In this episode, the team discusses the importance of nutrition for one’s spiritual development. In light of the current pandemic, learning all ways to take control of our thoughts and calm our minds through Mindtation’s Touchstones: meditation, mindfulness, breath, sound and intuition, each supported by the food we consume is critical to our world’s well-being….

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The Morning Start Up – Episode 6 Decision Making Grounded in Love

The team was challenged with a decision that needed to be made to help the with the pre-launch strategy for the Mindtation Intuition Cards. This episode shares the process that the team went through to come to agreement.

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