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The Journey is the Destination

The Journey is the Destination

By Ema&Kristjan
On our journey through Earth and Life we meet many happy people and our mission is to get those stories into your ears and hearts. You can take away advice, or just simply inspiration to live your best life today. We're Ema and Kristjan and we talk with interesting people as we believe every person carries a huge lesson they can teach us all. Join our community by listening to stories of beautiful people 😊
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Share knowledge to create spaces to share knowledge - Mako
Marco is for us one of the pillars of Waiheke community where he will help anyone with any project they have in mind - imagine, whatever you would like to pursue, he is there for you with equipment and advice. One of the things I heard him say that stayed with me goes to educating people: ''A little trauma goes a long way,'' hinting at the fact that making mistakes on your own is the best way to learn. I think we all have a lot to learn from this man, and we're happy he shared those minutes of his time with us. Check out the communities Mako is talking about here: https://www.makerspaces.com/what-is-a-makerspace/ You can check out our work by clicking here :) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
32:41
September 21, 2022
To Travel is to Live - Marta
Marta in sharing her journey from Spain to New Zealand, and now she's out on new adventures in Australia. We are opening this recording from the archives to share with you this beautiful and gentle soul. Thank you for sharing your journey with us :) You can check out our work by clicking here :) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
56:58
September 12, 2022
Short stories from a Wild Life - Helena
Caught in a middle of the desert in the night, mingling with the gypsies, running illegal casinos and bumping into Trump - these are just teasers for what you are about to hear in Helena's wild stories from her life. Join us on crazy adventures as no rock is left unturned. Thank you for sharing your journey with us. You can check out our work by clicking here :) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:23:14
July 19, 2022
Everything Māori: How to study, speak and live it - Mako (part 2)
Have you ever had questions about the Māori culture? Do you know their ways of life, habits, stories, history? Are you interested in Māori art and the world surrounding it? Well you are in luck as today this is exactly what Mako teaches us about. It's an absolutely fascinating listen, so we really hope you enjoy it. You can check out our work by clicking here :) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
54:21
May 15, 2022
When Life has different plans for you - Mako (part 1)
In this conversation you will discover what it means to be guided by life - how to drop everything just to follow the signs. Mako is a loving warrior with a lot of mana that he shares with us while exploring his life - from growing up on a ship in the bush to diving for living and enrolling into Maori arts university. A fascinating listen to say the least. See Poor knights islands here Tutukaka diving See how moko looks like here You can check out our work by clicking here :) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:02:37
May 08, 2022
A journey through the chakra: From basic survival to oneness with the Universe - Amandeep returns
Today it's all about our chakra! What are they really and what role do they play in our lives? Join us in their exploration with our return guest, one and only Swami Amandeep. It's a joy to listen to him but even more than that, you are sure to leave with a basket full of new knowledge. Thank you for joining us. Namaste. You can check out our work by clicking here :) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:10:58
May 01, 2022
How to apply spiritual teachings to your life - Tala (Part 2)
A second step into the world of spirituality is at least as magical as the first one. However today you'll be taking with you also some practical ideas on how to live a life more true, more of what is supposed to be - so take notes ;) Tala is offering to facilitate your journaling with animals so if you're interested in that reach out to us and we'll connect you with Tala. Cheers. Check out Gnostic students here See what The Course in Miracles is all about by clicking here You can check out our work by clicking here :) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:01:15
April 24, 2022
Prophets of all ages, unite! - Tala (Part 1)
A talk with Tala that comes closer to poetry than merely words is what's in store for you today. He's taking us through his spiritual journey unleashing all the knowledge and insight he's acquired, shocking and inspiring us along the way. Feel free to come as you are today and enjoy this sweet ride. Tala is offering to facilitate your journaling with animals so if you're interested in that reach out to us and we'll connect you with Tala. Cheers. Find more about the Tree of Life here. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan. You can check out our work by clicking here :)
01:00:30
April 17, 2022
Your intuition is the answer - Mariano
Welcome to a lesson on Intuition as Mariano shares with us how he lets the Life lead him, how he's traveled with the wind and ended up in New Zealand, still exploring where the waves take him - now even literally as he sails on the ocean. Get ready for gentle storytelling and enjoy the ride. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:24:51
April 10, 2022
Dreams are to be followed - Maria Camila
How do you follow your dreams - what does it really mean? We're exploring this question today with Camila, who's decided to leave Colombia and start creating her life in France, and what a journey that has been! Join us to hear how to learn a new language, face the challenges of creating a new life, and get ready to get inspired for life. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:11:26
April 03, 2022
The Universe inside of us - Darren & Gabriel Pt. 2
What a quote-filled continuation to our conversation! Enjoy this beautiful second part to our conversation where Gabs and Daz take you deep into the Universe and life itself. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:03:56
March 27, 2022
Why are we fighting when we are so rare - Darren & Gabriel Pt. 1
In this conversation with two amazing Waiheke-born-and-raised global souls we'll be opening many doors, giving insightful commentary into what it is to be human, how the society operates and how to survive in it and above all you'll be getting showers of inspiration on a minute basis. Join us and rekindle your fire, your soul and your pure human inside of you. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:13:12
March 20, 2022
Even amongst war, peace is a state of mind - Rotem
With Rotem we discuss her growing up in war as she was living in Jerusalem, Israel. She describes how she was able to find her freedom, lightness and peace even in circumstances that many of us would find frankly horrific. Join us on this beautiful exploration of tension zones and joy of life. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:11:47
March 13, 2022
Dance until you meet your true self - Camila Pt.2
Today we are diving straight into dance and more specifically African dance - you'll get to know Cami's relationship with it from very close. On top she's going to tell us all about her performance group Afriky from Waiheke Island. Enjoy! Visit Camila's website here: camilachicon.com. Follow Camila on her Youtube channel here. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:09:50
February 27, 2022
Dance to the beat of your calling - Camila Pt.1
We are joined by an amazing dancer, a leader and a human with an open heart, an afrodance-style teacher and an energetic person all around - our dear friend Camila. She tells us how she ended up where she is now, sharing love for dance and inspiring people to live them selves. A 100% talk, like everything she does, full of surprises and powerful little moments. Enjoy. Visit Camila's website here: camilachicon.com Follow Camila on her Youtube channel here. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:19:54
February 26, 2022
Only in the world without limits can you meet your true self - Amandeep (Part 2)
Amandeep continues his journey, but today coming to you hot with his passion that is tantra. What it is and what it is not, how to live tantra and all you ever wanted to know.  Get in touch with Amandeep through his website by clicking here. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
56:42
February 20, 2022
Let's take a walk beyond Duality - Amandeep (Part 1)
Aaaah! The day has finally arrived when we can share with you our incredible conversation with one and only Amandeep. He's a tantra teacher with a great passion to share his teachings, but not only this, he also created and keeps on reimagining spaces where everyone can share what needs to be shared. By his mahi and his Waiheke Mystery School, he and his home has become a beacon of light, a place to gather, gain knowledge, live experiences, drum, go wild, meditate and simply be human. Get in touch with Amandeep through his website by clicking here. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
58:34
February 13, 2022
Creative Confusion - Matias Pt.2
We are continuing our conversation with Mati, today it's all about CLIMBING! How and why, where and with whom, and so much more. For a cherry on top we add some bird watching right at the end. Wishing you a lovely climb through the episode. Notes: Birds of paradise Introduction to NVC Center for Non-violent communication Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
56:58
February 08, 2022
Follow your Heart's Calling - Matias Pt.1
Mati is a climber in all aspects of life, and today he'll be sharing with us his story of following his calling - changing his studies, changing the country, changing his mindset. A beautiful tale that we're glad to be able to share with you. Enjoy. Notes: El Morado glacier Tibetan book of the dead Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
56:45
January 30, 2022
A Conscious debate on Consciousness - A Conversation with Carlos & Estrada (Pt. 2)
Today we continue our debate we started last week, in which we talk a lot about what it means to be alive, what it means to have a consciousness, and conversely how we perceive the world in which we are submerged. An immensely interesting debate in any sense of the word. Game of Life available here and also here. A story of the famous mathematician here. West world series recommendation: here. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
44:19
January 23, 2022
Life Discussing Life - A Conversation with Carlos & Estrada (Pt. 1)
A deeply insightful conversation between four people, where we discuss Life in its purest form. Join us today and let us know what made you think! A book recommendation from the episode here. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
53:17
January 16, 2022
Dirty, Broke, Beautiful and Free - Roscoe
In the funniest interview to date we are bringing you our friend Roscoe, with his stories from the extremes of Yosemite to finally leaving the known and venturing into the World. Join us and share with us some laughs while listening to good stories. A link to a playlist including Roscoe's musical recommendations: here on Spotify :) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:16:05
January 09, 2022
What is The Journey is the Destination? - The Second Step
Welcome to the podcast! We are Ema & Kristjan, your hosts, and in this introduction we let you know what this podcast is all about! Follow our story and connect with us on: Instagram @emaandkristjan | Facebook @emaandkristjan | Discord discord.gg/zmR5Hrcap9.
01:22
January 06, 2022
Kuko in the House: Music is the Air I Breathe - DJ Kuko
Today we are joined by our DJ friend Kuko, with whom we've shared beautiful moments in New Zealand, before he flew off to Europe looking for new adventures. He's been playing all over Argentina and around the country, gathering followers and enjoying the music in every moment. Listen to his views (and hears) on music and what it means to him - get immersed in his music mix while travelling through his stories :)  Follow Kuko on Soundcloud here:) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:31:37
January 02, 2022
Sound Journey ft. a didgeridoo - performed by Pili
In this holiday special we're inviting you to join us on a sound journey, orchestrated by Pili, who you've already met before on this podcast. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did preparing it for you. Happy new year everybody :) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
23:40
December 26, 2021
A year of Bloopers - a soft finish to 2021
At the end of the year we are bringing you some of the funny moments from recordings of this year. Hope you enjoy it and talk to you with interesting guests again soon!:) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan. You can also reach us directly on emakristjan@gmail.com.
08:31
December 18, 2021
Only in the Other is it where we find our Individuality - Carlos Returns
Today for you we're bringing a little refreshment - a talk we had with Carlos, who you've met before (link below). We talk about theories of life, the Universe and some amazing adventures from here and there. Meet Carlos here :) Connect with us on Instagram: @emaandkristjan or on Discord here:)
52:22
December 12, 2021
Get out of your Comfort Zone - Delfina Pt.2
In the second part of our conversation, we are continuing to spread inspiration with the help of amazing Delfina. Get aboard, buckle in and jump back on the train right where we left off. Wishing you magical December vibes :) Connect with us on Instagram: @emaandkristjan or on Discord here:)
38:26
December 04, 2021
Build the Change you want to see in the World - Delfina Pt.1
We're so happy you're joining us today, where together with our amazing friend Delfina we are discovering her path from a lawyer to a hospo-working traveler, but most of all gathering tons of motivation, inspiration and fascination about the world. Delphinium flower: here:) Connect with us on Instagram: @emaandkristjan or on Discord here:)
53:56
November 28, 2021
Only when the last tree has fallen will we realize we cannot eat money - Zarja Part 2
We are continuing our discussion about recycling, growing your own food and fair distribution of resources; what our potential is and what we are doing with it. Join us and leave with pockets full of advice, ideas and inspiration. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:00:38
November 21, 2021
Take care of the Planet and the Planet will take care of you - Zarja Part 1
On today's show we are bringing you an expert in sustainable living - our dear friend Zarja. She is sharing with us here views and practical actions to be taken regarding recycling, reusing, taking care and being conscious of one's actions. Every step counts, and if you wish to get inspired about the impact you're making each and every day, this is the episode for you. Enjoy. Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
01:00:36
November 14, 2021
Breathe-in Life; Breathe-out Creation - Pili (Part 2)
Continuing the conversation with Pili, talking everything from climbing to death. Join us for a ride :) Find Cochamó here:) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
57:19
November 07, 2021
Change is the only Constant - Pili (Part 1)
A psychology 101 mixed with non-violent communication, combined with life-changing experiences gives us the amazing conversation we've had with Pili. Embark with us on this journey of self-discovery now :) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
59:25
October 31, 2021
Speak from your Heart Pt. 5 (Non-Violent Communication Workshop)
In the last part of our workshop, we are practicing! We share with you some fun exercises that will help you integrate non-violent communication into your daily life and into every situation that will cross your path. With this you'll be well equipped to go out into the world and find beautiful human connection in every interaction you'll encounter.  Listen to Part 1 here! Listen to Part 2 here! Listen to Part 3 here! Listen to Part 4 here! Center for Nonviolent Communication: https://www.cnvc.org/ Marshall Rosenberg's books: https://www.nonviolentcommunication.com/about-marshall-rosenberg/books-and-products/ Connect with us on Intagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebok @emaandkristjan.
33:44
October 24, 2021
Juggling with the Ego and the Soul - Om
With deep insight and joy for life we are bringing you our dear friend Om. A man of wisdom and inspiration is talking with us about contact juggling, life philosophy and much more :) Something about contact juggling: an example and broadly about it. A link to a playlist including Om's musical recommendations: here on Spotify :) Book recommendation: The Power of Your Subconscious Mind. Book recommendation: The Road Less Traveled.  Connect with us on Instagram: @emaandkristjan or on Discord here:)
01:03:21
October 17, 2021
Speak from your Heart Pt. 4 (Non-Violent Communication Workshop)
We're talking about empathy towards ourselves, dealing with anger, mediation and saying thanks - all while creating beautiful human connections. Listen to Part 1 here! Listen to Part 2 here! Listen to Part 3 here! Center for Nonviolent Communication: https://www.cnvc.org/ Marshall Rosenberg's books: https://www.nonviolentcommunication.com/about-marshall-rosenberg/books-and-products/ Connect with us on Intagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebok @emaandkristjan.
26:57
October 10, 2021
If you're not Dying, you're having a Great Adventure - Hajo
Today Hajo shares with us some of his crazy adventures, ideas about life and aspirations of the future. From trees to the Nature, from idea to Adventure. Connect with us on Intagram @emaandkristjanor on Discord here:)
01:00:20
October 02, 2021
Twelve Journeys - One Destination
In this quick episode we reminisce about the guests we've had on the show so far - the lessons learned, the realizations had, the life changes begun. Join us on this short trip!:) Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or on Facebook @emaandkristjan.
09:47
October 02, 2021
Speak from your Heart Pt. 3 (Non-Violent Communication Workshop)
Today's topic is creating heart connections through empathic listening. We'll go through how to hear what people mean when they express judgments and criticisms, and stay in the heart space, where we honor the Life inside each person. Listen to Part 1 here! Listen to Part 2 here! Center for Nonviolent Communication: https://www.cnvc.org/ Marshall Rosenberg's books: https://www.nonviolentcommunication.com/about-marshall-rosenberg/books-and-products/ Connect with us on Intagram @emaandkristjan.
29:01
September 25, 2021
In Love with Love - Katherine
Our beautiful Afrodita friend is sharing with us her poems, her views on love and overall seducing us with her stories. Connect with us on Intagram @emaandkristjan or on Discord here:)
46:30
September 18, 2021
Speak from your Heart Pt. 2 (Non-Violent Communication Workshop)
Continuing our workshop with a beautiful technique with which we can easily connect with life and express what we feel and need, and with that both solve 'problems' and create heart-to-heart connections with people around us. Listen to Part 1 here! Center for Nonviolent Communication: https://www.cnvc.org/ Marshall Rosenberg's books: https://www.nonviolentcommunication.com/about-marshall-rosenberg/books-and-products/ Connect with us on Intagram @emaandkristjan or on Discord here:)
27:40
September 11, 2021
Corporation --> Meditation --> Liberation! - Rina
We're talking with our super-cute and warm friend Rina. We find out how she managed to come from an angry corporate employee to an amazing person she is today. Join us and see for yourself what all is possible. Connect with us on Instagram: @emaandkristjan or on Discord here:)
01:12:30
September 05, 2021
Speak from your Heart Pt. 1 (Non-Violent Communication Workshop)
In this very special episode we're bringing you a workshop-style introduction to Non-violent communication, a philosophy of life that makes your relationships, however difficult they might seem, flourish. Any conflict turns to 'only a situation', every problem simply disappears, and every person only wants to do us good. Join us on making your life and the whole world more wonderful! Center for Nonviolent Communication: https://www.cnvc.org/ Marshall Rosenberg's books: https://www.nonviolentcommunication.com/about-marshall-rosenberg/books-and-products/ Connect with us on Intagram @emaandkristjanor on Discord here:)  
18:45
August 29, 2021
Help the World by helping Yourself - Patricio
In this talk with a beautiful gentle soul from Chile we come from mountains and pumas to music and sex. Opening our eyes with every sound, Pato takes us on his journey of sharing love and beauty to the world. To better imagine the places Pato talks about: Parque Nacional Huerquehue Laguna las Animas Some links from the episode for further research: A Brief History of Vedas Autobiography of a Yogi Ladera Sur Podcast (in Spanish) Connect with us here!:)
58:48
August 22, 2021
I'm just Water looking for a River - Pablo Roberto
We're talking to our beautiful Italian friend Pablo, for some Roberto. Talking about walking brings us deep into his stories of life so far lived, step by step following his footprints around Italy and New Zealand. Here's how Pablo's home place looks like Alex Webb photography  Connect with us here!:)
01:03:26
August 10, 2021
Freedom is my North - Matias
Talking with Mati and listening to his stories can do nothing but bring a smile to your face, so we're wishing you an inspired, motivated, relaxed and happy life after you're done. Enjoy the beautiful voice of our friend and lose yourself in his profound stories and life views. Find Mati's little blog here. Connect with us here:)
01:13:55
July 26, 2021
Change your definition of Normal - Cyprien
With honor presenting our dear friend Cyprien, with whom we take a journey of his travels, both across the world and his inner landscape. Join us for an nice time full of wisdom. ''Traveling changes your definition of normal.'' Click here to visit his Soundcloud and follow his music there 😊 Connect with us on Instagram @emaandkristjan or by clicking here:)
01:41:44
July 11, 2021
Stop, Breathe and See How You Feel - Carlos
Carlos is sharing with us stories of his life where absolute joy has been his driver – if you are ready to hear an extraordinary tale of a life lived, this is a place to be. So welcome, we wish you a beautiful listen. And a happy new year. Notes: If you find yourself in France: https://emmaus-france.org/ Read The Celestine Prophecy Advice for life: breathe and ask yourself how you feel – then follow your intuition. Connect with us here😊
01:13:40
June 23, 2021
You Are the Best Investment of Your Life - Justin
This week we are bringing you a musical performance with an amazing story, told and played by our dear friend Justin. Sit back, relax and enjoy the conversation 😊 Connect with us here😊
01:53:06
June 10, 2021
Learn by Living - Josh
We're very pleased to be talking with our dear friend, a future-famous author and philosopher Josh. Buckle up, this one is filled with wisdom and adventure!:) Connect with us here:).
01:18:14
June 01, 2021
Life Is a Blooming Field - Julie
We're super happy to be sharing this most-inspiring conversation we had with Julie with everyone. I hope you will enjoy this refreshing bath for your ears :) Connect with Julie on their Piwakawaka Farm :) Connect with us by clicking here :)
01:23:41
May 25, 2021
The Path of Enlightenment - Noemi & Prema
Prema and Noemi are Krishna Devotees living at a retreat center near Wellington. We talk about their life journeys, Bhagavad-gita, serving and discovering your path in life. Connect with them through links bellow: Bhakti Lounge Bhakti Lounge Facebook page Connect with us: discord.gg/zmR5Hrcap9
45:41
May 18, 2021
The Art of Life - Flo
Merci Flo, we love you. "The minute you start getting bored, you start getting good." - Cyprien Recommendations: - Virginie Despentes - e.g. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/aug/31/virginie-despentes-interview-baise-moi-vernon-subutex - La Horde du Contrevent - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1397743.La_Horde_du_Contrevent Join the discussion!:) --> https://discord.gg/zmR5Hrcap9
01:57:13
May 11, 2021
The First Step
We explain what is going on in this podcast. Hoping to be of service to everyone:) Connect with us!:) --> https://discord.gg/zmR5Hrcap9
03:01
May 03, 2021