Embracing Dissonance and Fear to Find Peace and Fulfillment with Panache Desai & Humble the Poet

Original Air Date Wednesday, January 13, 2021 

Our modern society throws many expectations at us that we can never catch.

We have moved so far from the ancient knowings of our ancestors that we have difficulty accepting who we authentically are and looking outside of ourselves for validation or to feed our egos is futile. With all the noise and distractions surrounding us today, how do we attain a greater quality of life? To gain a greater understanding of the actions we can take to better identify with our true nature and to learn to focus on what is in our control, Positive Psychology Podcast Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with two enlightened authors about bringing calm into the things we can control. Panache Desai discusses revelations and commitments from his book, You Are Enough: Revealing the Soul to Discover Your Power, Potential, and Possibility. And, Kanwer Singh aka Humble The Poet describes how his journey from elementary school teacher to entertainer and author was filled with learnings and reads gems from his newest book, Things No One Else Can Teach Us.

Panache Desai — Finding Peace and Fulfillment:
  • Discovering the love our ancestors inherently knew. [2:13]
    • The return to calm comes when we embrace our humanness and advocate for those unable to do so for themselves. [5:36]
    • Panache’s book, You Are Enough, can be used as a post-COVID-19 guidebook to help us to prioritize a higher quality of life. [12:12]
    • Five commitments to help us revert to who we naturally are. [14:48]
    • Social media demonstrates who we are at the level of the collective unconscious. [21:16]
    • Words of wisdom from Panache for those who are struggling with their pursuit of happiness and contentment. [23:22]

     Panache Desai is a best-selling author, thought leader, and life catalyst whose loving, compassionate presence and unique power of insight have transformed countless individuals, organizations, and companies. Through energetic transformation, Panache helps people break free from suffering and limitation on every level, fostering a deeper understanding of who they are, and guiding them into greater states of connection, collaboration, and love.

    Book: You Are Enough: Revealing the Soul to Discover Your Power, Potential, and Possibility


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    Humble the Poet — Embracing Dissonance and Fear:

    • Kanwer’s book, Things No-one Else Can Teach Us, is about capturing wisdom from perceived negative experiences. [26:38]
    • Kanwer describes his transition from elementary school teacher to becoming Humble the Poet. [28:08]
    • Focusing on what is in our control offers us a better life experience. [33:30]
    • Kanwer reads excerpts from Things No One Else Can Teach Us, [38:55]
    • The role being in service to others plays in self-discovery. [42:09]


    Kanwer Singh aka Humble The Poet is a Toronto-bred MC/Spoken word artist with an aura that embodies the diversity and resiliency of one of the world’s most unique cities. He engages audiences with wisdom that challenges conventional wisdom and goes against the grain.

    Book: Things No One Else Can Teach Us


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