Your Practical Magic

Your Practical Magic

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Real talk & energy-based tools for a life with more grace, ease & joy!


Crystals 101: May the Quartz Be With You
Oct 15 • 42 min
Gennifer and Noreen chat with Jen Llewellyn, from Majestic Hudson Lifestyle, again, this time for a fun exploration of the beauty and power of crystals, plus how to care for your dimensional darlings.You’ll also learn tips on how to choose and use…
The Divine Feminine
Oct 1 • 44 min
We dive into what “divine feminine” means, how her time has returned, how to access and nurture this powerful and present force and why it’s important to be around your vibrational equals (and above) in order to elevate your experience of life itself.…
What Kind of Bird Are You?
Sep 17 • 35 min
How good are you at “living and letting live?” Noreen & Gennifer take a look at different personality tests and different energy sensory systems for their insights into our individual strengths, communication styles and stress responses. (eek!) It’s a fun…
Why Win-Wins Work with Peggy Kim, Founder of Future Now Media Foundation
Sep 3 • 29 min
Gennifer and Noreen speak to Peggy Kim about the unexpected graces & glories that can sprout from the passion to serve. Peggy has dedicated herself to the conscious, compassionate cultivation of the next generation of media leaders after realizing that…
August rePLAY: Tina to Table
Aug 27 • 13 min
In this light-hearted interview from Health & Cooking Coach, Tina Corrado, of “Tina to Table,” we learn how Tina kept 150 lbs off for over 17 years by developing a positive relationship with food and cooking. She created her healthiest self by…
August rePLAY: Chakra Clearing for Trauma Healing
Aug 20 • 26 min
In 2005, our guest Catherine Varino’s first child was born early and before she could even process that experience, she had to evacuate her home in New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina. Catherine shares how that double whammy set her on the path to discover…
August rePLAY: Recognizing Your Perceptions
Aug 13 • 24 min
We dig into the stories that color our reality and how to self-treat the anxiety, stress, depression or anger that sometimes stems from it. You’ll walk away with a very easy and instant exercise you can do at home as you practice your awareness around…
August rePLAY: On Being Empowered
Aug 6 • 24 min
This one’s inspired by Gennifer’s article about professional ghosting, published on Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global. You may find this relevant if you are struggling with job loss right now, but a big chunk of this episode talks about fear and how to…
The Clairs
Jul 2 • 46 min
Co-hosts, Noreen and Gennifer, are joined by Carla Blaha, Psychic Medium to talk about the different “Clairs,” (the ways we receive intuitive information through sight, sound, touch, taste and smell).Carla offers fascinating facts and anecdotes about how…
Learnt Ladies
Jul 2 • 29 min
Co-hosts Noreen and Gennifer interview each other about the different paths and training we’ve taken to become professional healers. We talk about early childhood moments when we became aware of our special gifts, the unique events that put us on our…
Knowing Your No
Jun 4 • 29 min
In this episode, E.J. reveals a recent fragile realization that she has to make a difficult but necessary change in her life in the name of self-care. With great honesty, she shares her experience of accepting how much she can take on and moves from our…
Toxic Positivity Plus: Byron Katie’s The Work meets Graduation 2020
Jun 4 • 18 min
The Dose featured in our Toxic Positivity episode is a session between Noreen & Gennifer using Byron Katie’s The Work. We found it so cool and insightful that we created a bonus episode featuring the full session. Give it a listen, we think you’ll love it…
Toxic Positivity: Too Much of a Good Thing?
Jun 4 • 25 min
Is too much positivity a bad thing? We learned that it sure can be. In this episode, we discover the term Toxic Positivity as well as how, when and why we hosts have perpetrated it, ya know, a few times in our lives. Gennifer has an aha moment — she might…
Lemons into Lemonade
May 7 • 23 min
We’ve all weathered weeks of quarantine, and we’re focusing on resilience! We turned to our friend Jill, who runs a small company — 6 staffers plus 4 freelancers — because when the country’s shutdown took most of her business with it, she was faced with…
The Currency of Money
Apr 23 • 30 min
As the world continues to shift and realign, we’re all working on finding our new footings. Yet, at Your Practical Magic, we’re still focused on how to reduce reactivity to life’s challenges.In this episode, we’re talking about money and how to begin the…
Quieting the Storm with Stillness
Apr 9 • 21 min
What’s your go-to when you don’t know what to do? Noreen, Gennifer and EJ talk about how when confronting danger, sometimes the best survival tactic is to just be still. 
The fight, flight or freeze reactions running through so many people’s bodies right…
Serenity Now! Tips from an NYC First Responder’s Spiritual Toolbox
Mar 29 • 26 min
Have you noticed a spike in undeniable real-life stress over the past weeks? We thought so. We asked an FDNY lieutenant how he deals with unrelenting stress, and we’re sharing what he revealed.
Reiki 101 with YPM’s Reiki Master Gennifer
Mar 19 • 29 min
If Reiki was a song, it would be “Three Little Birds (Don’t Worry About a Thing)” by Bob Marley. That’s because this universal, healing energy has the ability to make everyone feel alright. Join YPM as interview Reiki Master, Gennifer Birnbach about how…
Authenticity: Free to Be
Mar 5 • 22 min
Is it easy for you to really do you? The ladies of YPM talk Authenticity — What happens when you turn from it? What about the killer clarity and power you feel when you own it? Ooh yeah! More please — We bring the Doses to help fuel your True Self!Listen…
Boundaries: The Space Between
Feb 20 • 27 min
How are you at managing your boundaries? Yeah, we know… we’ve been there — and will probably be again! Inspired by Harry & Meghan’s courage, we’re looking at the relationship we have with our personal boundaries: recognizing, defining, respecting and…
Step from Stuck to Started
Feb 6 • 19 min
Are you feeling stuck? We did. In this episode of YPM, we talk honestly about our challenges in the new year. We know it’s tough and sometimes we get in our way. We share practical doses that helped us — gently and successfully — take the first step. Made…
Shiny Happy Chakras with AIT Master Trainer, Catherine Varino
Jan 23 • 25 min
More More More — modalities, that is! We want to keep expanding your horizons, and today you’ll discover the deep but gentle healing potential of Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT). As part of the energy psychology world, AIT is effective at clearing both…
On Being Empowered
Jan 9 • 23 min
It’s a new year and there’s a lot of buzz around improving ourselves. Hey, we’re not opposed, although we prefer a more organic unfolding, and to nurture that, we’re talking about being EMPOWERED. EJ and Noreen welcome our special guest host, Reiki…
In-Joy: The Presents of Presence
Dec 26, 2019 • 27 min
EJ and Noreen welcome our special guest host, Reiki Instructor and writer Gennifer Birnbach. Together we share our take on the holidays; it’s less about presents and a lot more about presence, because it’s in short supply at this busy time of year. We…
Is It a Sign? We’re Talking Synchronicities
Dec 12, 2019 • 19 min
Is a sign just a sign? Or a message from the Universe? And if it’s a message, what do you do about it? We talk about how to determine and recognize when a coincidence transcends into synchronicity. For us, there’s a fascinating preoccupation with messages…
The Attitude of Gratitude
Nov 28, 2019 • 20 min
Stuff yourself with gratitude before the table’s even set. From Adele to bathroom resets, we dish on ways to keep your gratitude as full as your glass! We’ll help you with laughter and easy-to-deploy doses, so you can bring the attitude of gratitude to…
YPM Fields Trip: Recognize & Utilize Your Intuition with Nanci Deutsch, Intuitive/LCSW
Nov 14, 2019 • 23 min
Wouldn’t you like a deeper connection to your intuition? In this Fields Trip, Deb and Kathy speak to Nanci Deutsch, an intuitive spiritual teacher who’ll show us ways to recognize and utilize our inner guidance. Because, seriously, it’s time to awaken all…
WITCH, PLEASE: Cultivate Your Light & Intuition
Oct 31, 2019 • 27 min
Hey, why not use your intuition in partnership with your intellect? Own it all, friends! In our Halloween episode, we’re celebrating the LIGHT side of magic by cultivating our 6th sense, exploring crystals, The Tarot and ways to protect our auras. Plus…
Navigating Change Part 3: It’s Jump Time
Oct 17, 2019 • 26 min
The YPM Navigating Change series continues! Change happens, sure, but how do you move ahead when it’s thrown you off your center or reveals parts of yourself you were hoping to ignore? In this episode, we talk about ways to shake off the shock, get…
Part 2_Navigating Change: The Kind You WANT!
Sep 26, 2019 • 24 min
Our Navigating Change series continues as we talk about the type of change we actually want in life. While we acknowledge that, most of the time, a wave of the magic wand isn’t all it takes, we share energy tools and techniques you can use to pave over…
Navigating Change Part 1: Wait, WHAT?!?
Sep 5, 2019 • 39 min
We start our Navigating Change series by focusing on the change that whaps us upside the head! We hold nothing back as we share the stories that rocked our world and the energy and awareness tools that righted our ships. Disclaimer: Everything we share…
YPM Fields Trip: Sam Cagnina
Sep 5, 2019 • 13 min
EJ talks with Sam Cagnina, a Core Energetics Practitioner helping his clients balance and raise their mind/body/spirit consciousness in NYC, of all places! Their discussion takes them to how Core Energetics can help in navigating change and bring more…
Ageless
Aug 8, 2019 • 30 min
We prefer ageless over aging, but whatever you call it, how can we do it with grace & vitality? How does our consciousness impact us inside and out? We explore our beliefs and learnings about aging — evolving — as we discuss how to stay present &…
YPM Fields Trip: WTHN’s Shari Auth on Acupuncture & Being Ageless
Aug 8, 2019 • 17 min
Explore YOUR PRACTICAL MAGIC, a series of candid conversations that brings humor and insight to what trips us up in everyday life. What’s different about us? As a team of energy-based healers and coaches, we’re sharing quick, practical tips and techniques…
Recognizing Your Perceptions
Jul 14, 2019 • 27 min
From social media’s impact on our self-perceptions to the daily IRL challenges, we take a look at how to be confidently authentic instead of caught up in the stories that color our reality.Disclaimer: Everything we share here is for educational purposes.…
YPM Fields Trip: Phoenix Green on Perceptions
Jul 14, 2019 • 21 min
Phoenix Green is a gifted healer and psychic who shares with us the insights he gained after a dramatic life transition that resulted in the magical transformation of his “perception.” Join us for a conversation with someone who authentically lives his…
Welcome to Your Practical Magic
Jul 7, 2019 • 29 min
Come meet the magic-makers in our inaugural episode. We each share a bit about ourselves and how we use practical magic in our lives for more joy and purpose. Disclaimer: Everything we share here is for educational purposes. We are not providing medical,…
YPM Fields Trip: Health & Cooking Coach Tina Corrado, of Tina to Table
Jul 7, 2019 • 11 min
Explore YOUR PRACTICAL MAGIC, a series of candid conversations that brings humor and insight to what trips us up in everyday life. What’s different about us? As a team of energy-based healers and coaches, we’re sharing quick, practical tips and techniques…