Inner Transformation: The Journey to Giving More and Living Better with Stephen G. Post and Isaac Bentwich

Original Air Date Wednesday, September 9, 2020 

We have been led to believe that life doesn’t come with a manual, but what if it did?

What if the small synchronicities in life were a road map to spiritual healing? What if ancient texts could be used in the modern world to help our minds make sense of the interconnectedness of everything? Maybe, it’s possible to complete our inner transformation by giving more of ourselves in the service of others. To unravel the mystery of our spiritual beings in this physical life, Positive Psychology Podcast Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with two scientists and doctors who are on a quest to gain spiritual momentum by helping others find their spiritual path. Stephen G. Post is a master storyteller and doctor. He shares the personal synchronicities that have shaped his life. And, Isaac Bentwich, a scientist and yoga teacher explains why he translated the Bhagavad Gita and what the meditative guide means to him.

Stephen G. Post — Synchronistic Love Connects Us All:
  • Professor Post shares the amazing origin story of his book, God and Love on Route 80. [1:59]
  • Lisa asks Professor Post burning questions about how his journey ended. [20:28]
  • Another story that proves love moves between time and space to connect us all. [22:00]
  • Professor Post explains why he does what he does. [23:34]

Stephen G. Post is a researcher, public speaker, professor, and best-selling author who has taught at the University of Chicago Medical School, Fordham University-Marymount, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and Stony Brook University School of Medicine. Known for his research and public speaking on how giving can enhance the health and happiness of the giver, how empathy and compassionate care contribute to patient outcomes, and ethical issues surrounding the care of dementia patients.

Book: God and Love on Route 80: The Hidden Mystery of Human Connectedness

 

Stephen G. Post Website

Unlimited Love Institute

@StephenGPost on Twitter

The Institute for Research on Unlimited Love on Facebook

 

Isaac Bentwich — An Ancient Spiritual Guide:
  • Dr. Bentwich describes the Bhagavad ‘Gita’ text and how he applies it to his life’s work. [30:26]
  • What attracted Dr. Bentwich to translate the Gita? [34:17]
  • Spiritual leader and activist Gandhi used the Gita as a form of inspiration. [37:08]
  • Dr. Bentwich reads verses from his translation, the New Gita. [43:11]
  • Dr. Bentwich describes why spiritual medicine is the next frontier and how he uses its text in his work as a doctor and scientist. [48:03]

 

Isaac Bentwich M.D. is a longtime practitioner and teacher of Yoga and Meditation. Trained as a physician and a scientist, he has founded three life-science technology companies, leading revolutions in medicine, genomics, and environmental conservation, and he now heads Innovation Center at the innovative Technion University.

Book: Gita — A Timeless Guide for Our Time

New Gita Website

Harmonia Website

New Gita Book

 

 

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“Life helps us navigate if we pay attention.” @LisaKamen on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“The welfare of everyone else matters just as much as our own.” @LisaKamen on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“There is one unifying mind we are all part of.” @StephenGPost on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Synchronicity is so beautiful.” @StephenGPost on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“There is a real mystery to human consciousness.” @StephenGPost on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“We are so much more cherished in this life than we know if we would only stop and notice it.” @StephenGPost on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet “There are fields of love energy that for reasons we don't quite know connect us.” @StephenGPost on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet “Keep being aware of the winks of whispers of the universe.” @StephenGPost on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“The Gita is like a nice afternoon conversation with God.” — Isaac Bentwich on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“If you are on a battlefield you have zero tolerance for B.S. or philosophy.” — Isaac Bentwich on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela were deeply influenced by Gandhi.” — Isaac Bentwich on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet “The Gita uses life itself to push us inward and upward toward the divine nature of who we are.” — Isaac Bentwich on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Medicine of spirit is the next revolution and the next frontier.” — Isaac Bentwich on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet

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