What do you get when you cross a Podcast with a Fortune Cookie?

Podtune Cookies!

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Let’s face it, there’s alot of dead time in podcasts.  And there are so many podcasts that they are hard to keep up with (I should know, I just appeared on 50 of them while promoting my book!).  At my sold-out Cultivating Meaning and Happiness through Mindfulness and Yoga Esalen workshops I’ve gained a reputation as “The Fortune Cookie Man.”  If you have taken my classes you know that I view our blessings the same way I view our curses.  My mind happens to be extremely reductionistic, which is both a blessing and a curse.  Yes, I can read thousands of pages of upanishads and reduce them to “Atman=Brahman” and read the Bhagavad-Gita and reduce it to “Follow your dharma,” but that sometimes does not translate into me being as patient as I aspire to be. 

Anyway, for those who appreciate digestible nuggets of wisdom I have tried to make them as delicious as possible by framing them as “Fortune Cookies meet Podcasts” or

Here are some samples from, directed and edited by Sophie Horwitz-Hirsch: 

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