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Earthling 101

Earthling 101

By Dr. Laura Hughes
Let's talk about all the things you didn't learn at school. Let me help you understand your body, manage your mindset, and explore the gifts of mother Earth. Why? Because you have more control over your health and your dreams than you may have ever been taught. Together we will embrace it all. The ups and downs. The ugly and the beautifuI. The practical and the mysterious. It's time to navigate this thing called human life, not just be along for the ride. I am your host Dr. Laura Hughes, and this is Earthling 101.

Visit Laura at her website: www.drlaurahughes.com or Instagram @drlaurahughes
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Episode 2: Cultivating awareness in uncertain times

Earthling 101

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Episode 15: Epigenetics, simplified
Your genes are not your destiny.  I am all about helping you remember how powerful you are, and if you don’t understand the concept of Epigenetics, or you haven’t ever heard that word before, I promise this episode will change your life. And I say that in the most humbled way. This is something that I’ve been piecing together for years, and this episode brings the information in a way that shows what is possible at the intersection of spirit and science.  Let's simplify it all, and answer some really important questions. What is epigenetics? How does our environment impact our disease risk? How important is our mindset in this process? Does our DNA carry memory? How does ancestral trauma impact us? We are going to be talking about some really easy tips and tricks that when embodied, will make it inevitable that you will impact the quality of your physical and mental health in the most beautiful way. Show notes:  Podcast: Intuitive Astrology with Molly McCord  Book: The Biology of Belief, by Bruce Lipton  Instagram: Zach Bush MD doTERRA: Contact me via laura@drlaurahughes.com or my website doTERRA: Wellness pyramid Environmental working group data base to check products: Skin Deep
44:59
May 26, 2021
Episode 14: Listener Q & A (volume 1)
In this Listener Q&A episode, I answer some of the most frequent questions I get. In this first volume we cover: how to tell the difference between your primitive brain and intuition, how to cut cords with narcissistic family members, why essential oils are a vehicle not a magic bullet, and how to help the planet when you are feeling helpless and hopeless.
43:36
May 19, 2021
Episode 13: On fear of judgement and losing relationships
A common reason why people don't follow the nudges of their souls, speak out about the things they want to speak out about or simply shine their light brightly is because they are afraid of what will happen to their relationships.  Will their loved ones understand their new choices? Will friends judge them for their beliefs? Will partnerships end? What if, what if...?  Often we can convince ourselves that terrible things will happen if we break away from what people expect of us. That it is safer to play small than to be lonely and misunderstood. But, it doesn't have to be so black and white.   In this podcase we chat about why the fear of losing relationships is a totally normal human experience, and what happens when we are willing to break the cycle of fear. It is totally possible to live your life in integrity without losing people close to you who believe totally different things and are at totally different life stages. And if your journey unfolds in a way that you do say goodbye to certain people and relationships, it is 100% possible to carry on with your dreams and expansion with peace, calm, clarity, trust, compassion and love.     As Anais Nin famously said, "And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." It's your time to blossom.  You came here for a reason. We need you more than ever.  Let me help you understand your brain and how to navigate relationship changes so you can shine your light, no matter what other people do/say/think about it. 
34:45
May 12, 2021
Episode 12: Death, grief and rebirth with Rachel Nelson
Only one thing in this human life is inevitable, and that is death. Not only are we all going to die one day, but we will likely experience loss of family members, loved ones, relationships, jobs, and even our sense of self. Maybe this will happen many times. Maybe you are in the midst of it right now. The sense of collective fear in the world is palpable. Suddenly, we are all being faced with the idea of our own mortality. But, as a New Normal is ushered in, there is also a beautiful opportunity for rebirth, and to lean into grief and expand from it in a way that most of us have never been taught. I’m so thrilled to welcome Rachel Nelson today’s podcast. Rachel is a life after death coach, who after losing both her best friend and her first son, is now revolutionizing the world by teaching people that grief is a sacred human experience. She helps them show up for their goals and dreams even in the midst of darkness with mindset, emotional awareness, and practical tools. In this chat we freely talk about life after death, soul contracts, near-death experience, heavy emotions, and the beauty that exists in the circle of life. Rachel can be found on Instagram @rachelnelson_
01:14:47
April 22, 2021
Episode 11: Why believing in luck doesn't serve you
How many times have you brushed off something amazing that happened to you as 'lucky', a 'fluke' or by chance? What if nothing is by chance? What if you can create luck -- and dare I say, miracles --  every single day?   In honour of St. Patrick's day, and that infamous pot of the gold at the end of the rainbow, let me teach you why the concept of luck actually doesn't serve you, and how you can channel your own inner leprechaun in three easy steps:  1) Understand that results are always created by your thoughts, never by chance or circumstance. 2) Own your results, both good or bad 3) Believe that you are an intergalactic miracle of divine light.  Show notes:  www.instagram.com/drlaurahughes email: laura@drlaurahughes.com
42:03
March 17, 2021
Episode 10: The intergalactic miracle of your human body
When was the last time you thought of your body as a miracle? When was the last time you marvelled at your body's innate ability to heal, and it's tendency to life and vitality? Why are so many people sick today, despite a multi-billion dollar wellness industry? I think it is because we haven’t taught to believe... truly believe... in what we are capable of as human beings in this physical body.  The Earth is biased to create life. You are made of Earth! But, you are also made of stars. I want you to live each day with awe and wonder for yourself and how you were divinely designed, no matter what your physical or emotional health looks like on paper today.  In this episode we will: Take a birdseye view of the medical and social media landscape to understand what has informed and influenced our beliefs about health until now. Look at the sneaky ways that messages of empowerment in the health influencer space can actually do more harm than good. Explore why our thoughts about our body and it's innate ability to heal are so important for driving us to take in action from a place of reverence vs. fear Debunk the myth that only 4% of our DNA is active  Introduce the concept of our galactic heritage Tap into why our soul's chose a physical body as a vehicle for growth, despite knowing human life goes hand in hand with spiritual, physical and emotional pain. And more :-)    Links:  Song: Arrival of the birds, by the Cinematic Orchestra Book: The Science of Self-Empowerment by Gregg Braden Book: The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton Book: Cosmic Health by Jennifer Racioppi  Book: The 12 Layers of DNA: An esoteric study of the mastery within, by Kryon Podcast: Ecstasy in Life and Death with Dr. Zach Bush Visit me on Instagram or my Website! 
01:03:59
February 15, 2021
Episode 9: Awareness of choice
In every moment of every experience, we get to choose what we think. Sometimes these thoughts serve us, and sometimes they don't. But it's the awareness of this choice that offers us true freedom.  In our current global climate, I know it often feels like we aren't in control. Like everything is falling apart, or that someone or something is responsible for how you are feeling. But if you are open to the idea that only you can control how you feel and what your reality looks like, and it happens through being aware of your thoughts and choosing them consciously, I promise your whole life will change (in the best way). In this episode I share some recent personal experiences to illustrate this concept, and explore why there is no such thing as "reality" in the way that we've been taught. 
46:02
January 25, 2021
Episode 8: Self-concept
Do you ever feel like you don't know how to get from point A to point B in your life? Or, have you ever written off a dream or a goal because you think it just isn't possible for you? Chances are, lack of awareness around your self-concept is what is keeping you spinning in circles and feeling discouraged, frustrated and stuck.  Self-concept is what you believe about yourself as truth. And, I am delighted to teach you that truths aren't set in stone and can totally be re-written.  If you want a different future, you have to create something that doesn’t exist in your past. And, you can’t let your present situation inform the person you are becoming or want to become.   How do we do this?  Tune in to learn how simple and profound it can be.  Show notes:  Book: "Gifts of the Essential Oils" by Adam Barralet & Vanessa Jean Boscarello Ovens 
23:40
October 30, 2020
Episode 7: My story
In 2019, I retired my Naturopathic medical license for the freedom to speak my true voice. Everybody has a story, and this episode is mine. Even if we have different backgrounds, I understand what it's like to feel disconnected. To come from the school of 'high-acheivement or bust'. To live with doubt, anxiety and insecurity despite everything looking awesome on paper. To finally wake up and realize that all of the power to create the life I want... one of deep purpose, connection and the capacity to hold the good and the bad, is inside me. I've nagivated family tragedy, career change, multiple cross-Atlantic moves, deep love & conscious separation. This is a journey of science and spirit. As humans, we connect and offer a beacon of light to others by sharing our lives. I hope that this episode will help you get to know me better, bring you comfort, a spark, or whatever sign you were looking for today in your own experience.
01:04:00
October 13, 2020
Episode 6: Deep Positivity and the problem with "Love & Light"
Is it naïve to have hope for a troubled world? Is it wrong to want to create positive change in your life, business and the world when there is so much suffering and chaos in the world? In this episode we talk about Love, Light & Positivity, and specifically… redefining these words so that we can experience true healing and change.  In this episode we talk about:  - why "Love & Light" can be more dangerous than negative thinking - what Light really is, and how it can serve us - how to generate meaningful change in the world, even in times of darkness and uncertainty  - what it really means to alchemize something - the difference between living from a place of superficial positivity vs. deep positivity  Show Notes "WIth Love, Danielle: the Podcast" Episode 9:  https://www.daniellelaporte.com/read/heart-centered-manifesting-plans-that-also-serve-the-collective
30:36
September 18, 2020
Episode 5: Anti-racism- Love is not enough
Anti-racism work is the work of our times. Staying in the zone of love and light isn't what will shift paradigms, and can actually be quite damaging, depspite the best intentions.  This episode is shared from my perspective as a participant/"leader" in the white female health & empowerment space. I believe it's time to get real with ourselves and our shadows. It's time to go inward. I invite you into doing this work with me. To Commit to doing it with the understanding that there is no ladder to climb, but rather a flow state that we will always be in. Let’s commit to allyship, solidarity, and leading our spaces in a new way. We will talk about:  The importance of leaning into discomfort How the current astrology supports the anti-racism movement Why Intellectualizing racism is dangerous and ineffective The Good Girl vs. Sacred Rebel archetype  How UNCONDITIONAL love is different from 'love and light', and why unconditional love is the real revolution What a 5D reality really is Experts & teachers:  Tori Washingon, spiritual business strategist:  Embodied Allyship Masterclass  Instagram Aaya Samadhi, astrologer: Instagram Leesa Renee Hall, anti-bias facilitator:  Instagram
45:27
June 20, 2020
Episode 4: Three things you NEED to know about the new paradigm of health
Today I want to stretch you by teaching you 3 things about your body that you may have never been taught.  They will help you think about yourself and the way you interact with the health care system in a whole new way, and enable you to reframe whatever fear or lack of power you may be feeling around your physical body and health right now. I also share my thoughts about scientific 'truth', the courage required by doctors and scientists if we are to enter a Golden age of health, my perspective on vaccinations, and share why I gave up my ND license.   Show notes:  Interview with Zach Bush MD Bruce Lipton: The Biology of Belief Joe Dispenza: Becoming Supernatural  
50:33
May 21, 2020
Episode 3: Learn to feel alive through using essential oils
Essential oils are a tool that I use every single day. For physical ailments, emotional ailments, and more and more as a tool to anchor in the mindset work that I was talking about last episode.   There is so much healing available to us every day through the gift of plants.  In this episode we'll chat about how essential oils work, what makes essentials oils different from other forms of plant medicine, how they can accelerate our healing on a multidimensional level, and the miracles that can happen when you show up as an advocate for yourself and the planet.   Resources:  Blossom & Tempest shop Source to You My class on Purity  Work with me in doTERRA
37:46
May 5, 2020
Episode 2: Cultivating awareness in uncertain times
Do feel tension in the air right now? Do you find yourself consumed by information and opinions, and unsure of who or what to believe? You don’t have to be stuck in fear and uncertainty. In this episode, we will learn how to regain a sense of inner awareness and control as we explore the idea that all of your power comes from what you choose to believe, and that this can be unlocked through understanding the amazing power of your brain.   Topics covered:  5:00  - The bridge between spirit and science when it comes to creating our reality   8:00 - How astrology is a tool to help you cultivate an energetic awareness of ourselves, the world, and helps us not repeat mistakes in the future  14:05- What is going on right now astrologicaly, which may help explain the tension and chaos being felt right now in collective 15:00 - How to embody this energy into the physical 17:00 - How the micro heals the macro   17:55 - Why we can't use anything, including astrology, as an excuse for how we feel and our circumstances  19:00 - The two parts of your brain that are very important to understand right now if you want to feel more control of your life 19:50 - Your primitive brain   22:35 - Just because your brain takes on a thought about something, doesn't mean it's true  24:15 - Why you won't be happier/feel safer if your circumstances change   25:00 - Your concious brain  26:00 - What to do when people start to voice their opinions/present research and it perplexes you  27:10 - What is cognitive bias, and how it influences people's thoughts.   29:36 - Why there is no such thing as certainty in the world  30:00 - Where all of your power comes from 31:00 - How to feel less overwhelmed 34:39 - How to keep showing up as a beacon of peace in these times vs. being consumed by information   35:40 - The importance of thought dumps RESOURCES DISCUSSED:  Song: I AM, by Satsang   Book:  Analogies, Energies, and Celestial Bodies by Shannon Hugman   Podcast:  Unf*ckyourbrain with Kara Lowenthiel 
41:58
April 27, 2020
Episode 1: What a time to be alive
Meet your host, Dr. Laura Hughes, as she shares why she is so passionate about helping you re-awaken your inherent human superpowers, and sets the stage for what to expect in future episodes.
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April 11, 2020