Pleasant Spirit Podcast
By Kyle Pleasant LMT
Discussion of a variety of topice on health, wellness, self improvement and massage. I am a legally blind, licensed massage therapist in Portland, Oregon and want to share my professional as well as life experiences.
Mind Vs Body
The mind is willing but the body is weak happens a lot especially when we get older. Often times we aren't always do the things we used to. Accepting this, listening to our bodies, being mindful, and asking for help is okay and great self care. Pleasnat Spirit
October 1, 2021
During stressful and challeging situations I'm always reminded of the serenity prayer. Knowing what you need to change or just accept in those situations go a long way to achieving peace. Pleasant Spirit
August 20, 2021
Releasing What Doesn't Serve You
By releasing and letting go of energy that isn't serving us, such as negative encounters or unforgiveness, we allow room for more opportunities for blessings to flow into our lives. Pleasant Spirit Daily Blessings for a Pleasant Spirit
July 2, 2021
A Religious Diet
There are a lot of different diets out there with different pros and cons. There is no one size fits all method. The main goal of course to to create a healthy lifestyle. Similarly this can be true for religion. There is no one way to connect to spirit. The main goal is to be at peace. Pleasant Spirit Daily Blessings of a Pleasant Spirit: A gratitude journal
June 25, 2021
Mind Your Meal
Another area in our lives we can be mindful of is mealtime. In many cultures mealtime is an event. If we take the time to stop and enjoy our food we can enjoy the benefits of better digestion and nutrition. Who knows maybe even lose some of that covid weight. Pleasant Spirit
June 12, 2021
Don't Spread Yourself Too Thin
Sometimes we can get caught up in taking care others we neglect ourselves. Self care is important and we must stop once in a while and make sure we replenish our own aenergy. After all you can't give away what you don't have. Pleasant Spirit My Blind Like Me Podcast Interview
June 4, 2021
Life is a Moving Experience
Everything is moving and vibrating. Without movement we would not have a universe. The physical as well as the metaphysical all need to move and vibrate. We most also move in our bodies and minds. Pleasant Spirit
May 21, 2021
So What if It Sucks?
There is no shortage of creatie enrgy in this world. We are are all creators. The fact that we are alive today means we have the opportunity to create something for the world because we are created to create. So what if it sucks? The fact that you are alive with the ability to create is beautiful in itself. So don't be afraid of what it is because it's a part of your ultimate journey. Be daring to inspire you never know what will show up. Pleasant Spirit
May 16, 2021
Energetic Spring Cleaning
This time of year we start to wake up and start new projects and try to clean out the clutter. In this episode I talk about various forms of spiring cleaning, such as fasting, and being mindful of the need to clean out out spiritual closets. Pleasant Spirit
May 7, 2021
Another Point of View
Often times we can solve a lot of problems if we can see things from another perspective. Pleasant Spirit
April 23, 2021
Fostering Energy Audiobook Sample
A sample of the audiobook version of my book Fostering Energy Fosering Energy Audiobook Link Pleasant Spirit
April 16, 2021
What Is Your Story?
We as a society often use stories to share our ideas and creativity, to make a point or to feel connected to each other. This episode invites you to consider sharing your story. Pleasant Spirit My new book an Amazon Fostering Energy
April 9, 2021
What is Being Demonstrated in Your Life?
Demonstration is the only authority. We can determine whether we are on a path to peace or chaos based on what is being demonstrated in our lives. In this episode I give a few examples in my life. Pleasant Spirit My new book Fostering Energy on Amazon.com
March 22, 2021
Changing Your Inner Dialog
Often times when we are facing stressful situations, it can help to visualize a more favorable situation. Your body doesn't know the difference. If we are able to use NLP techniques, like positive visualizations or changing our habits and the words we use, we can face difficult situations better. Pleasant Spirit
February 27, 2021
How I Became a Massage Therapist
Clients often ask how I got into massage, so I answer this question in this episode. Pleasant Spirit My Journey as a Legally blind massage therapist
February 21, 2021
What is Your Perceived Value?
So much of our world is based on perception. From our economy, media and even how we feel about ourselves. When we get to a place where we start to value our true selves and know that we have a purpose and value, we can start to see meaningul change in the energy in our lives. You are matter, because you matter. For further resources check out the Pleasant Spirit Website
January 31, 2021
Cause and Effect
With all that's going on in the world today, what we are feeling and seeing are Effects of a much deeper Cause. Much like a dis-ease we must address the causes by addressing the feelings and seeking to understand if we are going to start the healing process. Pleasant Spirit
January 22, 2021
A Lesson from the Appalachian Trail
A perspective on my best/worst day on the Appalachian Trail that I hiked back in 2005. Pleasant Spirit
January 17, 2021
Emotions Running Hot on Current Events?
Everything that is happing is part of an energy system. We must be mindful of the energy we entertain and use our emotions to guide us to peace and light. A good nights sleep doesn't hurt either. :) Pleasant Spirit
January 9, 2021
January 2, 2021
January 2, 2021
New Year Wrapup
Just some random thoughts to close out 2020, and to hold an intention for bgger and better things in the coming year. thanks for listening. Pleasant Spirit
January 1, 2021
Sharing Your Gratitude
A reminder to have an "attitude of gratitude" to carry that consciousness into the new year. To do so, we can let go of unforgiveness and be of service to others. I invite you, before the end of the year to record a message and send it to me about what you are grateful for and I can add it to a future show. Just use the voice message link. Pleasant Spirit
December 14, 2020
Creating a World That Works For All
Just some simple thoughts about how we can work together for the good of all mankind. Pleasant Spirit
December 4, 2020
Importance of Good Communication For Your Massage
Stressing the importance of good communication and feedback before and during your massage session. after all its your time and you deserve the best experience. Pleasant Spirit Pleasant Touch Massage
November 20, 2020
Looking at Challenges as Creative Opportunities
History is written with challenges opportunities. We can turn our own challenges as a sign to create a world that inspires others.
November 13, 2020
Where Do We Go From Here?
A brief perspective on the current political landscape. Where we go from here is up to all of us.
November 9, 2020
Being An Ice Breaker
There is no private good any more than there is private aggravation. We all have similar experiences. We can take that opportunity to become "ice breakers" for others. Pleasant Spirit
October 30, 2020
Self Massage with Everyday Items
Some suggestions on doing self care at home using common items, to help you between massage sessions. Suggested Items: Tennis Balls There Cane Vibrating Massage Roller Inversion Table Other Heath and Beauty Products at Pleasant Spirit Storefront
October 23, 2020
Sometimes we feel separate from our good. Are those around you challenging you because they feel the same way? Pleasant Spirit Store
October 16, 2020
Dealing with Depression and Anxiety
Practicing mindfulness is another way of dealing with stress, depression and anxiety. Pleasant Spirit Store The Power of Now YouTube Story on Dealing with Depression and Anxiety
October 9, 2020
Massage FAQ and Addressing gender preference.
Some common questions I get from new massage clients. Also addressing the topic of gender preference when choosing a massage therapist. Massage Services: Pleasant Touch Massage Health and Wellness Products and Info: Pleasant Spirit
October 2, 2020
A Matter of Perspective
During these uncertain times, there is one thing we can be certain about and that is our perspective.. Pleasant Spirit
September 25, 2020
How I Evaluate my Human Experience
A way I compartmentalize my human experience from the perspective of the self help book I Dare You by William Danforth.
September 18, 2020
What to Expect at Pleasant Touch Massage
A word picture of what you could experience at Pleasant Touch Massage
September 4, 2020
Dealing With Stress
What causes stress and what are it's long-term effects on the body?
August 21, 2020
Introduction for the first show
Just some basic background on me and what I do and what the podcast will be.
August 15, 2020