What’s Your Calling: How to Surf Emotions: A dialogue with Raphael Cushnir

Raphael Cushnir is a leading voice in the world of emotional connection and present moment awareness. His work distills and blends cutting edge neuroscience with non‐dual awareness.

Elegance & Humor

screenshot_5814 2Raphael’s teachings are profound but not ponderous. He’s elegant and funny. There’s an infectious humor and enthusiasm that permeates his writing and this dialogue.

Raphael has shared his unique approach to personal and professional development with millions of readers in O, The Oprah Magazine, Beliefnet, Spirituality and Health, Psychology Today, and the Huffington Post.

He is the author of six books, lectures worldwide, and is a faculty member of the Esalen Institute, the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, and the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies. In addition, he coaches individuals and teams at Fortune 100 companies, governments, religious organizations, and leading non­‐profits.

In this dialogue Raphael & Eric explore:

  • The actual nature and purpose of emotions

  • The glitch in our brains ­‐ and how it blocks awakening

  • Where meditation practice goes wrong

  • How to surf emotions


Continue the Dialogue: Share your reflections

  • What does surfing emotions feel like?

  • What happens when you surf emotions? 

Share your reflections below.

Learn more about Raphael’s work here.

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  • LouAnna

    I tried to find the interview, but all I got to was Raphael’s website, his courses, etc. Where’s the interview?

  • Celia

    I can’t access the recording. Does anyone else have this problem?

  • eric

    Our mistake. Ugh. Amber will have it fixed and re-sent when she lands from holiday travels. Soooooon.

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