In addition to hosting The Mindstream Podcast, Liza is editor of, which covers the mind-body-spirit movement for greater health and happiness. Her journalism career (The New York Times Co., Reuters News, ESPN) switched from print to digital in 1995 as she took Tennis Magazine online to build into the No. 1 global tennis website. In addition to her consumer and B2B media work, Liza is a coach and consultant to business leaders (self-employed and corporate employees) who wish to raise their visibility and credibility online to bring business opportunities. In the holistic wellness industry, authenticity is especially important, and Liza loves working with professional practitioners who are living their mission, just as she is. Liza earned her undergraduate degree in sociology with journalist from Mount Saint Mary's University in Maryland (where she was a DJ at WMTB 89.9 and editor-in-chief of the college newspaper), and her master's in strategic communications came from Columbia University in the City of New York. Liza is an American living in Edinburgh, Scotland.
2020 has taken us for a wild ride. The pandemic caused suffering on many levels and confronted us with forces for change. Host Liza Horan opens this episode with an editorial that highlights the factors and challenges facing us individually and collectively: We have an opportunity for change. What will we do with it? The "good news" segment shares research that offers practical tips on improving resilience, reducing stress and chronic pain, and lifting our mood. Claire Gillman, editor of Kindred Spirit magazine and author of "The Healing Therapies Bible" among many others, shares her insights on the integration of health and fitness with the mind-body-spirit movement over the past 30 years. She also spills secrets of successfully publishing your own story of transformation to help others. ae6p9YtGCnkYa5WL5T0Y lC3Bb9xo53z9VWRQAACV
Halloween season is the one time of year mainstream society opens to the mystical and magical. After all, the ancient Celts believe this is when the veil between the earthly realm and the spirit world is thinnest. This episode features news of these mysterious aspects in modern life, and focuses on artist Sophie McKay Knight's experience painting the Tarot card deck, and Beltane Fire Society's Bradley McArthur's insights on the relevance of ancient Celtic festivals, like Samhain and Beltane. Through these interviews by editor Liza Horan, we'll hear why these topics remain relevant to the culture of Scotland.
This episode kicks off with a round-up of the latest mind-body-spirit news -- from plant-based medicines and virtual reality curbing pain to the Global Wellness Summit's trends for 2020 and beyond -- and continues with a conversation between Mindstream editor Liza Horan and Dr. Caroline Watt, who heads parapsychology research at the University of Edinburgh. Listeners will learn how psi overlaps with psychology and physics, the challenges of testing for mental phenomena, psychic tradition in Scotland, how to join the research panel, and much more.
Learn what's happening in Edinburgh, across Scotland, and in the UK in wellness news and trends from those leading the charge. editor Liza Horan interviews mind-body-spirit leaders Katy Lomas Olusanya of Calm on Canning Street in Edinburgh, Angela Robertson of the Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival, Adrian Boiteux of Holistic Ways Festival, Lynda Hamilton-Parker of Holistic Scotland magazine, and Lauren Armes of Welltodo Global in this in-depth episode uncovering hyper-local to global trends. CBD, shamanic drumming, crystals, and personalised nutrition are among the topics. Guests also share their favourite practices for (trying to maintain) a holistic lifestyle.
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May 14th, 1968
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 hours, 53 minutes
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