Inner Journey with Greg Friedman


Greg Friedman is a modern version of that which has existed in every culture, a spiritual guide and mentor. He builds bridges and help clear paths in part by taking the ancient wisdom of indigenous cultures and making it applicable to us in our everyday lives.

Greg works with clients one on one, in workshops, as a couples referee and translator, as well as taking small groups of people all over the World to work with indigenous elders in remote destinations.

He has studied and done ceremony with Peruvian Shamans, Aborigine elders and elders from various Native American tribes including the Yaqui, the Deer Tribe, the Lakota and the Abanaki.

Greg has taken people deep up the Ucayali River, a tributary of the Amazon, to work with Carlitos a Shipibo Shaman in the rainforest and up to Machu Picchu to hear Kucho tell the stories that the anthropologists don’t.

In Australia he took people to Uluru to hear Elsie, an Anangu Aborigine elder tell the creation stories and into the tropical Daintree Rainforest to experience the Aborigine healings done by the Kuku Yalanji tribe through didgeridoo song and music.

As a guide, Greg will pull anything out that he can to help you; anything from smoke and mirrors, to harsh direct confrontation. He will hug you or put his foot incredibly far up some part of your anatomy as is appropriate. He helps you build the life of your choosing by uncovering the foundation that is already in you.

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Our first guest, John O’Kralovek has Sun Danced, Vision Fasted and is a Pipe Carrier and Purification Lodge (Inipi) leader in the Lakota (Sioux) tradition. He has participated in Maya ceremonies and is acknowledged as a gifted Visionary and See-er in the Maya tradition. During this time he also had a successful career as a business consultant and executive with leading, nationally-recognized health care institutions. And in his spare time, John has written a few books, “Pathways to the Divine” and “Seven Steps to the Divine”,

Susan Hough is one of the co-founders of “Living Your Gifts”, a company that creates programs to support and build confidence in women and girls-of-all-ages, while encouraging them to be a part of the growing worldwide movement recognizing women and girls as the most powerful force for change on the planet.

Susan has graciously included me in an organization she is one of the original founders of Wisdom Spring’s “Walking for Water” a teen fundraising program that has raised over $300,000 for the construction of wells in developing countries. This organization supports providing life giving water in Africa as well as teaching local teens validation through being of service. I am honored to be a part of it. Read more

Recipes for Living is a series of coloring journals for healthy living. Barbara Schiffman and Deborah Louise Brown have created a series of coloring books to help us have fun and grow. They have invited authors such as Max Wellspring to write about “Transforming Fear to Trust” and Bette Steflik to contribute a section on “Dream Coaching for life guidance”, as well as, Debbie Spector Weisman sharing her knowledge of “Feng Shui for inner/outer energy shifts.” In addition, Glen Schiffman has his own coloring book coming out exploring the wisdom he has found through the “Medicine Wheel”. Read more

Inner Journey with Greg Friedman welcomes Marques Ogden, a man who grew up in a single parent home, went Howard University and eventually went into the NFL. He played with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Baltimore Ravens, the Buffalo Bills, and the Tennessee Titans as an offensive lineman. He has been featured in article by CNN Money as well as Forbes. Mr.Ogden has fallen more than a few times and he is a guest on Inner Journey, not because of how he’s fallen but instead because of the ways he has gotten back up and persevered. Read more

Colter Johnson, director of “20 Miles a Glass” and Ellie and Charlotte from Laguna Beach High School’s “Walking for Water” join Greg to explore ways of getting water to those desperately in need.

If you grew up in the United States it’s hard to imagine a world where water does not appear at the turn of a faucet. With a few rare exceptions, in our modern society we have access to clean, usable water wherever and whenever we want.

I’d always known that not everyone around the world enjoyed our open level of access to water, but I never knew the details until I sat down with my friend Sobonfu Somè. Sobonfu was born to a small village in rural Burkina Faso, one of the most remote regions on the African continent. Bordering the Sahara desert to the north, Sobonfu’s village had extremely limited access to water. She told me her stories as a young woman growing up in this unforgiving region, stories like walking all day for a single jug of unsanitary water. At times they would walk all day, only to find that the well had dried up. And she had to witness the horror of a child dying of thirst.

For obvious reasons, these experiences had a lasting impact on Sobonfu. When she first arrived in the US, she couldn’t believe that water literally flowed out of the walls. Sobonfu felt that she needed to bring this technology back home to those who desperately needed it. Sobonfu founded an organization called Wisdom Spring. Wisdom Springs’ objective is to bring health, education, and clean water to indigenous people around the world.

After reading one of Sobonfu’s books, Americans Susan Hough and Kristen Wood came on board with a unique concept; to raise awareness on the water crisis in American high schools. The result of their effort has been positive on two distinct fronts, first, in bringing aid to communities in need, and second, in teaching American teens the power of positive action.

I’m honored that the team has agreed to let me tell their story and I feel passionate about sharing it with the world through the power of film. Read more

Do you want to be happy? Do you want to be at peace? In love? Well off?

The truth is…

You don’t need a guru

You’re not going to be happier with more stuff, I know it’s hard to believe but no matter what All of the advertising tells you You are not lacking You are not lesser You do not need nearly as much as the commercial world tells you you do. You are strong No matter how you feel right now, it’s true You are strong You are powerful You have the ability to be happy

To have love

Your own And with another

Inner Journey helps you realize Make real your Authentic Happy Loving And in love self We don’t want you to follow us We help you discover and embrace

Your authentic self

We help you learn to trust and follow in you

You are trustworthy

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Our guest this evening on Inner Journey with Greg Friedman is Yvonne Kohsel, forget everything you’ve come to expect (and accept) about fitness. RyPT is a world class studio providing responsible, fun, functional, and internationally recognized licensed programs. You will find Real Ryder Cycling, Indo-Row, Pilates, Yoga, Shockwave, Zenga, TRX, Total Barr, ANDMORE! In one hour she takes you across the world tilting and turning on your bike burning 20% more calories.

She is a musician, a runner and a fitness expert with certifications in many different forms of supporting physical health and well being. She has created an entire network of health care professionals, and offers ways and means for a healthier, happier life like no other. Read more

Matt Pallamary and Jordan Gilbert join Greg to talk about Shamanic Exploration, writing and Matt’s new book featuring Jordan called, “nOthing”. Jordan is better known as nOthing and is an American Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player who is the captain of Cloud9. n0thing is one of the most experienced North American player.  Matt Pallamary  began as a kid from […]

Wendy Darling is the founder of the Miraculous Living and a recognized relationship and transformational change expert. Combined with her comprehensive diagnostic system and laser coaching style, the transformations are profound. Change has NEVER been easier. Where previously held back, Wendy’s clients are finally FREE to live the life of their dreams, while still having the impact they have longed for. Wendy is the #1 best-selling author of The Miracle That Is Your Life. Clients have dubbed Wendy as their personal “fairy godmother” for her ability to help them turn their dreams into reality. Read more

Daniel Gutierrez most recently assisted President-Elect Felipe Calderon in facilitating outreach to the U.S. media and business community. He is an International Business Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Radio Personality and Author of Stepping Into Greatness: Success Is Up To You and his latest book is called, “Fifty Lessons I learned on my Path to Peace and Tranquility”, Read more

Dolores Fazzino (Doctor of Nursing Practice) is a distinguished pioneer empowering the healthcare industry by bridging the world of spirituality and wellness. With nearly 4 decades of nursing experience, she has assisted in approximately 9000 surgeries and empowered her clients to take ownership of their health and wellness.

Her books “HELP! How do I get the most out of my healthcare experience” is a must have resource book to assist people to maneuver through the healthcare system, and Spiritual Wellness For Life share stories about those “Aha” moments that change your life forever, are available through Amazon and on her website Read more

Dr. Andrea Deerheart is the founder of The HeartWay, helps guide with issues related to optimal wellness of mind and body – death and dying – grief and loss, and compassionate, mindful and supportive care. She has gathered knowledge and wisdom from decades of guiding many people of all ages through the inevitable trials and tribulations surrounding life and death, supporting them physically, spiritually, and psychologically and she is now the author of “Elli’s Ride” a beautifully woven tale of fiction, non-fiction and absolute poetry. Elli’s Ride: Death Beyond Imagination is the story of Elli and her spirit totem elephant Naaz-e-Jaan. On their adventures through far off ancient mystical realms, she learns to embrace life and honor death. Read more

Clare Hedin is a musician, a coach, an author and is presently teaching a training program to foster creativity and innovation at San Francisco State University and most of the music you will hear on this podcast was written and performed by her as well. In addition, she is a healer in the truest sense, every breath and every movement is done with the intention of being of service. Read more

Richard Gentei Diedrichs grew up in Los Angeles. He edited travel and health magazines in Seattle, worked as an editor at the schools of Engineering and Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, and then taught in public elementary schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. The author of four books, Richard was fully ordained a Zen priest in 1990 by Genki Takabayashi Roshi. Currently, he is a Dharma teacher at Daifukuji Zen Temple in Hawaii. His book, “LIving In Blue Sky Mind” is a pathway towards happiness employing Buddhist teachings. Read more

We looked back on this last year and the list of artists, thought leaders and innovators that have been on Inner Journey and KX935 is astounding and great gift to us and hopefully you as well. This podcast was a beautiful exercise in exquisite torture. To narrow down who we would include by default meant we had to choose to leave so many out. This show includes, Don Miguel Ruiz (The Four Agreements), Marianne Williamson (A Course in Miracles), James Redfield (The Celestine Prophecies), Danny Donayre (Our treasured friend and Production Supervisor), Sergeant James Bristo (Dallas Police Force) and brilliant artists, Terrell Washington Anansi and Abby Posner. All phenomenal contributions to our show and our lives, THANK YOU ALL!!! Read more