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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.

Nov 26, 2017

Aristotle claimed that Contemplation is the highest form of happiness. Yet as he himself admits, there is a dispute about what happiness means and how to achieve it. Some seek happiness through pleasure, some through active service or work, and some through contemplation and the search for wisdom. Was Aristotle...

Nov 20, 2017

The idea of one’s Life Purpose can be tricky. Many of the supposed self-help gurus will tell us that we have one, or that we need to find one. And there are times when we believe them. Times when finding our greater purpose feels necessary. Yet other times — perhaps more often — the idea can feel like too much...

Nov 12, 2017

When we post something on social media, are we sharing something about ourselves? Or is this specific technology shaping what we say and therefore think about who we are? Do we choose our identity? Or is our identity shaped and even determined by external forces like technology and social media?

Nov 5, 2017

There’s that old saying — Curiosity killed the cat. There are stories that warn of the dangers of curiosity, stretching back to Adam & Eve, Icarus & the sun, and Pandora’s Box. For much of western history, curiosity has been regarded as a negative, a distraction, even a poison. But when we look at the great...