Benefits of Meditation

The Zen Leader welcomes guests Betsy Nelson and Mary Masi from the Sarasota Mindfulness Instituteto the show to discuss mediation and mindfulness.

Healing Effects of Nature

Explore the Healing Effects of Naturewith Captain Mike Nix, Key Life Charters. In addition to being a rock star captain of the Gulf Coast waters, Mike shares his journey from a desk job in Georgia to living his dream on Siesta Key, Florida.

Nourishing Your Body

Local juice bar (CROP) owners, Karen and Keith, share their own stories of sugar addiction and low energy and how juicing provided an incredible boost to their life by sky rocketing their health.

Men’s Health Crisis

Men's health is at the forefront of our conversation today! Paul Seguin and Ron Bramson from Men's Complete Health join Lara Jaye discussing the mens health crisis in America including men's hormone replacement and erectile dysfunction.

Meditation & Margaritas

Host Lara Jaye and The Zen Leader welcomed celebrity talent scout, global producer, thought leadership strategist, and former buddhist nun , Karin Roest to the studio. They discussed her ideas to merge your purpose, passion, skills, and interests into one extraordinary business and life in which Karin refers to as Meditation & Margaritas.  

Relational Experts Geoff and Poppy Spencer

The Zen Leader welcomed Geoff and Poppy Spencer from Relational Experts about their own love journey and their new radio program on WSRQ called The Relationship Restaurant. In the last segment of the show I discuss a concept called Projection- which is the subject of my new blog post.

Mindfulness at Work

What do Google, Aetna, Intel, and General Mills all have in common? Mindfulness in the workplace programs! Leaders around the world are integrating mindfulness programs into their corporate cultures positively impacting bottom productivity, enhanced wellbeing and lower annual healthcare costs—all positively impacting bottom line profitability. Join me and my guest, Dr. Laurel Geise of The Geise Group while we dive deep into mindfulness in the workplace.

Mindfulness, Food, and Body Image

Mindfulness, Food & Body Image are the subject of todays Zen Leader Podcast. Lily Myers, psychotherapist and instructor at the Sarasota Mindful Institute talk about this popular subject. 

Live the OOLA Life

The OolaGuys (Dave Braun and Troy Amdahl) are on a mission to change the world with a word (#Oola) by collecting 1,000,000 dreams in the form of handwritten stickers on the side of a vintage 1970 VW Surf Bus. By inspiring positive change, the OolaGuys are on a mission to guide people toward finding more balance and growth in the 7 key areas of life - the 7 F’s of Oola (Fitness, Finance, Family, Field, Faith, Friends and Fun). By removing the stress from a life out of balance, you will be able to reveal the greatness and purpose that is inside all of us. A better “you”, makes a better family, a better community, and ultimately a better world.

Why Try Acupuncture?

With her passion for helping people achieve a health, vibrant lifestyle, Acupuncturist, Dr. Shaun Dumas joins in the conversation on what exactly acupuncture IS and what is DOES! Dr. Dumas has helped hundreds of her patients with a variety of health issues including chronic and acute pain, anxiety, insomnia, digestive problems and weight-loss along with women’s issues such as menopause and PMS. As an expert, she now trains other medical professionals.

Salt of the Earth

The Zen Leader welcomes Dianna Manoogian and Michael Zildjian  from Sarasota’s newest first-class salt therapy, Salt of the Earth.   

Rockin the Virtual World

Lacey Ring-Verbik from Imagine Virtual Assistant Services tells her story leaving the corporate world to be a stay-at-home mom and then a successful entrepreneur of the virtual assistant world.

Women in Transition

Lara Jaye welcomes Ashley Brown from the Women's Resource Center in Sarasota, Florida. She talks in depth about the center and their work with women in transition. Including the reality that transition is something we will be dealing with throughout our lives.

Take Back Your Health

Los Angeles Integrative Wellness Coach and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Carmina McGee, discusses her own way back to health as well as her client-centered, compassion-based, comprehensive approach to optimizing health, wellness and total well-being.

Hypnotherapy Can Lead to a More Fulfilling Life

Certified Clinical, Transpersonal & Interpersonal Hypnotherapist and Owner The Om Shoppe & Spa, Beth Snyder, shares her personal experience with chronic pain, anxiety and a desire for a more fulfilling life that led her to hypnosis. After many years of practicing mindfulness and self-hypnosis on her own, she wanted to bring this incredible transformative modality to others. Hypnotherapy provides others with the self-empowerment to achieve their personal best. Facilitating a powerful change in others is simply Beth’s greatest joy.

The Martha Stewart of Ayurveda

Tiffany Fradley, LMT, Ayurvedic Practitioner and creator of Sattva Herb & Oil Blends, an organic line of therapeutic herbal teas, body oils & spice blends, joins Lara Jaye on The Zen Leader. Her approach to Ayurveda is very applicable, interactive and suited for a Western mind to understand and implement. She believes the best way to learn this form of Ancient Holistic Medicine is to touch, taste, smell and experience its benefits. 

Dangerous Price of Beauty

Angela Powers, Angela's Pure Salon & Spa,shares her story as a wife, mom, and entrepreneur describing in detail her own health issues from being a beautician and the effects of pesticides that caused the death of her son. 

The Art of Flourishing

Today's Guest on The Zen Leader is Dr. Jeffry Rubin is the author of the critically esteemed book, The Art of Flourishing: A Guide to Mindfulness, Self-Care in a Chaotic World, and the creator of meditative psychotherapy, a practice that he developed through insights gained from decades of study, teaching, and helping thousands of people flourish. Dr. Rubin is a practicing psychotherapist in New York City and has taught at various universities, psychoanalytic institutes, and Buddhist and yoga centers. He also lectures around the country. His pioneering approach to Buddhism and psychotherapy has been featured in The New York Times Magazine.

The Fearless Path

Leah Guy is a down-to-earth health educator, author and intuitive transpersonal healer. An inspirational speaker, yogi and media personality, she folds in 20-plus years of energy healing, bodywork and nutritional studies alongside an intuitive approach to wellness that creates a perspective and healing that is unique and transformative. Overcoming anxiety, sexual abuse, eating disorders, and addiction using the principles in her new book, Leah has spent her life helping others find relief and freedom from personal afflictions.

Positive Thinking Will Never Change Your Life

David Essel Is a number one best-selling author, counselor, master life coach, and international speaker whose mission is to positively affect 1 million people or more every day, regardless of their current circumstances. David's work is also highly endorsed by the late Wayne Dyer, chicken soup for the soul's Mark Victor Hansen, as well as many other celebrities and radio and television networks from around the United States of America.

Spiritual and Broke

The Zen Leader welcomed guest, Jennifer Noel Taylor. She is an energy healing practitioner, self-help motivator, and the CEO of Quantum-Touch, Inc. She has dedicated her life work to helping people discover the healing power of their love.

No More Bullshit

Lara Jaye welcomes the one that inspires, Hilde Larsen. She is a certified Health and Wellness Coach, an Author, a Raw Food Teacher, a certified Detox Specialist. Her career started as an interior architect, designing cruise ships and hotels. also the Co-owner of an aerobics and spinning studio for many years.  Her glowing enthusiasm for health and vitality, has the leading role in her work. She creates online video programs, and is publishing a series of books on health and natural living. Her first book From HELL to Inspiredis a complete stroy of her journey from bedridden to living her dreams. The second book Know the TRUTH and get HEALTHY! is a Step-By-Step Guide to True Health and Vitality. And, her 3rd book, No more Bullshit is now out! 

Life Lessons from The Stimulati

The Zen Leader welcomed Jim Curtis-- who has battled an undiagnosed illness for over 20 years, Jim’s book, The Stimulati Experience, shares his own story and the step-by-step program he discovered to overcome pain, setback, and struggle to transform your life. As an active public speaker and the President of Remedy Health Media in NYC, Jim, was also a leader in developing WebMD and Everyday Health. He was named one of PharmaVoice’s Top 100 Most Influential and Inspirational Leaders in Health 3 years in a row.

Find Your Happy

We are all looking for happiness. In love. In our work. Other relationships. Our stuff. As soon as we think we’ve got “it”, it slips through our hands. The illusiveness of happiness is never ending. Until now.  Join Lara Jaye to Find Your Happy once and for and learn HOW to KEEP IT! This podcast will help you find that happy spot within while learning practical tips and tools to benefit you in all areas of your life.  

Women’s Stress Affecting Their Health

Los Angeles Integrative Wellness Coach and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Carmina McGee, discusses her own way back to health as well as her client-centered, compassion-based, comprehensive approach to optimizing health, wellness and total well-being.

Rock Star Business Builder Danelle Delgado

Author, international speaker, single mom struggling to survive to rock star international business builder, Danelle Delgado, joins Lara Jaye in a deep conversation about overcoming, what she does to take care of herself, and much more! Forced to make a change she went from working three jobs, 80-90 hours a week and struggling to survive, to an award winning success in business by persisting her way in to align with some of the world’s most renowned business experts and gained them as her personal mentors.