No Effort Human with David Papa and Friends
By David Papa
We're going through all 81 verses of the Tao Te Ching. We're searching that flow that all the masters talk about. We're going for that groove in life where effort is replaced by joy and ease. Does it really exist? Let's find out together! This podcast is David's exploration with friends into the Tao, surrender, flow, and finding a way to love.
007 - From Forced Success to Ease and Healing, Aisling's Story
Aisling Quiery, a medical doctor, talks about how she did everything she was supposed to do to be successful and was actually sick. She healed through nonconventional means, and how she learned that the body’s signals are much more than physical problems. As she learned healing, she went on a life journey from head to heart. She went from stuckness, forcing, and effort to living in ease and flow, with amazing new opportunities started showing up. She talks about the real cause of physical symptoms, how to use emotions to heal, how she treats her patients, what happened to her in Peru, and how her own inner transformation changed her outer world. The lessons and tips here are absolute personal development gold.
March 10, 2020
006 - The Ballad of Steve - Tao Te Ching Verse 4
David brings his flow-master friend on the show. Here about Steve’s incredible results from being in flow. The 3-part approach that keeps Steve in flow with life. How to bring opportunities into your life that you cannot foresee. The 4th verse of the Tao Te Ching. Do the Tao and Quantum Physics have a similar message? How you can use statistical outliers to stay more in flow. The “Just One Data Point” method for not worrying. How your body uses the quantum field. How does the Tao connect with the simulation theory of existence? Where is our free will? How do we create change? Can we use surrender to create change? A meditation technique for possibly feeling the Tao. Join us for our several tangents that will land you in a place of greater peace.
February 21, 2020
005 - TaoTeChing 3 - Creativity Versus Money, with Arnaud of Peaceful Creativity
Arnaud of Peaceful Creativity drops some insight bombs about being a creative worker in this world. Here’s what we got: What is the Tao Te Ching. Story of Lao Tzu. How first impressions work and what it means for us. How being vulnerable affects yourself and others. How to make a deeper connection with anyone. Why taking care of people changes their behavior. What really blocks your creativity. How can artistic people balance creativity and money. How to stop the ego from hijacking the joy of creativity. Final wise words from Arnaud.
February 11, 2020
004 - Tao Te Ching Verse 2 - How to Move Through Obstacles
The Tao Te Ching Verse 2. All about Duality, the nature of the world in which we find ourselves. Duality poses challenges but also serves a purposes. It helps us understand through contrast. Navigating that contrast is part of the pain of being human. David discusses how to move through that pain and over obstacles using the teachings of the Tao.
June 27, 2019
003 - How to Get into Flow with Rebecca Delgado
Rebecca (rebeccadelgado.com) interviews David about Flow. By the end she shares her experience of being a professional dancer, following her instincts to change her work, meet the love of her life, and travel around the world. No shit. It happened. In Flow. Along the way she asks David questions like: What is flow? How do we get into it? What does it feel like? What if we have a shitty job or in a shitty situation, how do we find flow from there? What do we do with really shitty feelings and emotions? What if I don’t know what I want or can’t get to my joy? What was the first shift David experienced in his spiritual path? How did David get started working for himself? How does David makes decisions for his highest good? Why is dedication important for flow? What are the body signals that point us to flow? What if I experienced trauma or can’t feel my body signals? Why does finding your flow help everyone around you?
June 22, 2019
002 - The Tao Te Ching Verse 1 - Oneness, Desire, and Desirelessness
The Tao Te Ching is one of the most mysterious and powerful spiritual texts. It has influenced both many sages and modern day success stories. We begin our exciting study of the Tao in this episode. Verse 1 of the Tao Te Ching. Oneness. Namelessness. Desire. David breaks it down. What magic will arise in our lives when we start to connect consciously with the Tao? Let's find out!
March 28, 2019
001 - The No Effort Human
Mindfulness exercise included. What would life feel like if we just put down the heavy mental bags we are carrying around with all our ideas? What would life be like if we knew we were absolutely fully supported by the Universe no matter what? Can we find that support? Is that what surrender is? Does that make life easier? That's what this show is about.
February 18, 2019