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Self-Improvement

Lemons into Lemonade

May 7, 2020

We’ve all weathered weeks of quarantine, and we're focusing on resilience! We turned to our friend Jill, who runs a small company — 6 staffers plus 4 freelancers — because when the country’s shutdown took most of her business with it, she was faced with ...

Education Self-Improvement Spirituality

The Currency of Money

April 23, 2020

As the world continues to shift and realign, we’re all working on finding our new footings. Yet, at Your Practical Magic, we’re still focused on how to reduce reactivity to life’s challenges.In this episode, we’re talking about money and how to begin th...

Quieting the Storm with Stillness

April 9, 2020

What's your go-to when you don't know what to do? Noreen, Gennifer and EJ talk about how when confronting danger, sometimes the best survival tactic is to just be still. 
The fight, flight or freeze reactions running through so many people’s bodies righ...

Serenity Now! Tips from an NYC First Responder's Spiritual Toolbox

March 29, 2020

We asked an FDNY lieutenant how he deals with unrelenting stress, and we’re sharing what he revealed. Have you noticed a spike in undeniable real-life stress over the past weeks? We thought so.  Our interview with our mindful, meditating first res...

Reiki 101 with YPM's Reiki Master Gennifer

March 19, 2020

If Reiki was a song, it would be “Three Little Birds (Don’t Worry About a Thing)” by Bob Marley. That’s because this universal, healing energy has the ability to make everyone feel alright. Join YPM as interview Reiki Master, Gennifer Birnbach about how ...

Health & Fitness:Alternative Health Self-Improvement Spirituality

Authenticity: Free to Be

March 5, 2020

Is it easy for you to really do you? The ladies of YPM talk Authenticity — What happens when you turn from it? What about the killer clarity and power you feel when you own it? Ooh yeah! More please — We bring the Doses to help fuel your True Self!Liste...

Boundaries: The Space Between

Feb. 20, 2020

How are you at managing your boundaries? Yeah, we know… we’ve been there — and will probably be again! Inspired by Harry & Meghan’s courage, we’re looking at the relationship we have with our personal boundaries: recognizing, defining, respecting and nur...

Step from Stuck to Started

Feb. 6, 2020

Are you feeling stuck? We did. In this episode of YPM, we talk honestly about our challenges in the new year. We know it's tough and sometimes we get in our way. We share practical doses that helped us — gently and successfully — take the first step. Mad...

Shiny Happy Chakras with AIT Master Trainer, Catherine Varino

Jan. 23, 2020

More More More — modalities, that is! We want to keep expanding your horizons, and today you’ll discover the deep but gentle healing potential of Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT). As part of the energy psychology world, AIT is effective at clearing bot...

On Being Empowered

Jan. 9, 2020

It's a new year and there's a lot of buzz around improving ourselves. Hey, we're not opposed, although we prefer a more organic unfolding, and to nurture that, we're talking about being EMPOWERED. EJ and Noreen welcome our special guest host, Reiki Instr...

In-Joy: The Presents of Presence

Dec. 26, 2019

EJ and Noreen welcome our special guest host, Reiki Instructor and writer Gennifer Birnbach. Together we share our take on the holidays; it's less about presents and a lot more about presence, because it's in short supply at this busy time of year. We al...

Is It a Sign? We're Talking Synchronicities

Dec. 12, 2019

Is a sign just a sign? Or a message from the Universe? And if it's a message, what do you do about it? We talk about how to determine and recognize when a coincidence transcends into synchronicity. For us, there's a fascinating preoccupation with message...

The Attitude of Gratitude

Nov. 28, 2019

Stuff yourself with gratitude before the table's even set. From Adele to bathroom resets, we dish on ways to keep your gratitude as full as your glass! We'll help you with laughter and easy-to-deploy doses, so you can bring the attitude of gratitude to y...

YPM Fields Trip: Recognize & Utilize Your Intuition with Nanci Deutsch, Intuitive/LCSW

Nov. 14, 2019

Wouldn’t you like a deeper connection to your intuition? In this Fields Trip, Deb and Kathy speak to Nanci Deutsch, an intuitive spiritual teacher who’ll show us ways to recognize and utilize our inner guidance. Because, seriously, it’s time to awaken al...

WITCH, PLEASE: Cultivate Your Light & Intuition

Oct. 31, 2019

It's Halloween time! Learn to cultivate Your Light & Intuition!

Navigating Change Part 3: It's Jump Time

Oct. 17, 2019

The YPM Navigating Change series continues! Change happens, sure, but how do you move ahead when it's thrown you off your center or reveals parts of yourself you were hoping to ignore? In this episode, we talk about ways to shake off the shock, get unfro...

Part 2_Navigating Change: The Kind You WANT!

Sept. 26, 2019

Our Navigating Change series continues as we talk about the type of change we actually want in life. While we acknowledge that, most of the time, a wave of the magic wand isn't all it takes, we share energy tools and techniques you can use to pave over t...

YPM Fields Trip: Sam Cagnina

Sept. 5, 2019

EJ talks with Sam Cagnina, a Core Energetics Practitioner helping his clients balance and raise their mind/body/spirit consciousness in NYC, of all places!  Their discussion takes them to how Core Energetics can help in navigating change and bring more c...