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Havana Cafe Sessions Podcast

Every week Sarah Beth Hunt and Clay Lowe meet over coffee to talk about matters of conscious living and practical wisdom.  We don’t profess to be gurus on these matters, just two people who believe in the power of conversation to find new insights and gain greater understanding of the world.  Please feel free to join in the conversation.  Together we can all grow in wisdom.

May 29, 2017

"The unexamined life is not worth living," Socrates famously said.  Since the times of Ancient Greece, Socrates's Method of questioning everything from beauty, virtue, courage and friendship down to our most basic assumptions has endured as a way of living an Examined Life.

So how can we apply the Socratic method to...

May 21, 2017

When we think about our physical health, it is usually in terms of nutrition and exercise.  Occasionally we consider how stress might be impacting us.  However, some traditions that argue that an individual's physical health must be examined within a much broader context of their life -- in terms of their personality...

May 14, 2017

Remember your six year old self? Your thirteen year old self? Your twenty year old self? Are you the same person as you were then?  Memory provides an important sense of continuity to our lives.  But do our memories make us who we are?


In this episode, Clay and Sarah delve deep into the land of memory to discuss:


May 7, 2017

Do what you love. Follow your passion. This kind of advice has become a common catch-phrase of our time.  But is this actually good advice? Does it correspond to the reality of how successful people who are 'doing what they love' got to where they are today?

This week, Clay and Sarah discuss the question of...

May 1, 2017

On the strange road to Santiago de Compostela, Paulo Coelho reflects about the experience of pilgrimage and journeys of all kinds.  In this episode, Clay and Sarah talk about what they’ve taken away from reading Coelho’s book