In this week’s episode, Amrit interviews Biet Simkin, a renowned meditation leader, speaker, musician, artist and author. She is the Founder of Center of the Cyclone, an immersive experience that weaves meditation, self inquiry, art, music and fashion, offering an explosive experience and the author of the best selling book “Don’t just sit there”.
If you would like to dive deep into her book and discover the forty-four laws of life that are the missing link between the desire to meditate and the motivation needed to maintain a regular meditation practice, process the emotional fallout of meditative experiences, and find spiritual fulfillment, please go to: https://inspiredevolution.com/recommends/biet-simkin/
Biet’s journey hasn’t always been easy. She humbly and openly shares her journey from losing several family members including her baby daughter, then struggling with drugs and heroin addiction, to pursuing a life as a spiritual leader.
Amrit and Biet have a breathtaking and uplifting conversation that will offer you a unique, courageous approach to cultivating body love, healing your relationship with addictions, and stepping into a more aligned you.
They dive deep into the beginning of being a meditation teacher and living a life devoted to the soul, the importance and the courage of surrender, about resisting surrender and the concept of opposite actions.
Furthermore they converse about commonalities in people finding their own ways and the importance of coming into the open and addressing your story.
In this chapter you will have access to techniques that will help you overcome the adversity of loss and addiction and become more resilient, and you will discover how to achieve bliss, no matter what life throws at you.
You will master with a smile whatever you don’t want to do, discover how adversity becomes stepping stones to your success and deeply understand the transformative effects of releasing false stories and projections.
If you would like to attend Biet Simkin’s first online event for a spiritual transformation on Saturday, January 30, 2021, please reserve here: https://www.bietsimkin.com/copy-of-press
“The happiest moments in my life is when I can say what I truly am thinking”
About Biet Simkin:
Biet is the world-renowned meditation leader dubbed the “Lady Gaga of Meditation.” As a musician, Biet weaves the world of pop culture and spirituality, teaching practical applications of ancient spiritual wisdom. The teachings are featured in Biet’s best selling book, ‘Don’t Just Sit There!’ published by Simon & Schuster.
Raised by a Shaman in New York City, Biet signed to Sony Records at the age of 19 as a singer/songwriter. Diving into a Rock & Roll lifestyle, Biet became a high profile DJ in the fashion and art scene in Manhattan. However, following a string of life changing events, including the sudden loss of her daughter, Biet turned to her lifetime study of meditation and launched the Guided By Biet event series. The meditation experience reached a contemporary audience in cultural spaces, including museums, hotels, and fashion shows. These groundbreaking events were scored by her own music and were the first time meditation was mixed with pop culture, creating the revolutionary new trend.
Featured in Vogue, Forbes, ELLE, and TIME magazine, and as the resident meditation guru at The Sundance Film Festival, 1 Hotels, MoMA, and SoulCycle, Biet advises spiritual best practices for hotels and brands. Biet is best known for modernizing the spiritual path and has been called the “Meditation Guru for the next generation.”
Welcome Biet Simkin to the Inspired Evolution!: (00:00)
Beginning to live a life as a meditation teacher: (01:25)
For more than thirty years, Biet has been devoted to her soul. Through meditation, a voice said she would become a famous and wealthy spiritual teacher which has pushed her to doing things she has never done before. Biet merges now her years of spirituality with a world of commerce. Dive in and hear how she does it!
“I understand reality through my soul and through my heart”
Diving into trust and surrender: (08:00)
The rock & roller had an innate sensation to be seen and useful to the world but was covered by the numbing effect of drugs. It was through an act of divided attention seeing herself in third person, that she became aware that this kind of life was not going to work. She strongly believes that surrender is an act of divinity.
“There is no way to get a sober without a surrender”
Insights on resisting surrender: (16:19)
All about spiritual awakening from opposite actions. Cave in and discover the importance of facing discomfort and find out why most people don’t get there and don’t encounter surrender.
“Look at what you want to do and what actually requires effort”
Diving deeper into the concept of opposite actions: (20:18)
A conversation around contradictory thoughts: evil thoughts towards money and parallel thoughts about wanting to travel. Tap in and learn how Biet brings the spiritual into the material. Biet is compensated for what she loves doing the most.
“I am actually 50% of what is going on”
Commonalities in people finding their own ways: (25:52)
Learn how to stop looking at suffering as a bad thing and see its benefits. Dive in and learn through music.
“The solution to a tragedy is the way in which one views it”
About Biet giving herself permission to stand up and stand out: (30:21)
About coming into the open and addressing your story and learning how to be tolerant of life as it actually is.
“My story is a gift to the world for people to feel safe with me”
Openness and vulnerability in which it takes not to be a victim: (41:09)
Dive in and discover her charming explanation using the characters from “Star Wars”
“My happiest times come from when I am humble”
What keeps Biet excited, happy and out of bed?: (44:54)
Working on healing her relationship with food, working on secret techniques and so much more!
The best way to connect with Biet: (46:28)
Biet Simkin’s book:
- “Don’t Just Sit There!: 44 Insights to Get Your Meditation Practice Off the Cushion and Into the Real World”: https://amz.run/4E7Z
- First Online Event for a spiritual transformation with Biet, Saturday, January 30, 2021: https://www.bietsimkin.com/copy-of-press
- Access to Welcome earth 25 minute free meditation with Biet: https://www.bietsimkin.com/copy-of-speaking
- John Coltrane: : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Coltrane
Connect with Biet Simkin:
- Website: https://www.bietsimkin.com/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/biet.simkin
- Company Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/centerofthecyclone/
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/guidedbybiet/?hl=en
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/guidedbybiet?lang=en
- Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bietsimkin/
- Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEEQjI-d88gD7PthjvO-tag
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