11:11 Podcast – A New Reality

Taurus Full Moon 11:11 – Moving Towards What Feels Good

The Naked Songwriter Podcast #53

Taurus Full Moon over the Atlantic Ocean Nov. 11 2019

Taurus Full Moon over the Atlantic Ocean – photo by DK

More prosperity and bliss can be yours. That’s the message of Tuesday’s Taurus Full Moon and the rare Mercury transit across the face of the Sun on 11/11. We are still in the throes of letting go of old trauma and limiting beliefs, with Mercury still retrograde and conjunct the Sun in Scorpio. But if we are willing to trust ourselves and the Great Creator, we can tune in to a powerful new reality that we have the opportunity to create together.


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What Does It Mean to Go Beyond Mind?

A rare Quantum Leap Opportunity

Beyond Mind The Next GenerationSeptember 18 – December 2

With Jupiter whipping through his home sign of Sagittarius between now and Dec. 2, 2019, this Fall is a rare opportunity to radically expand your awareness and lay the foundation for prosperity and success in the turbulent years to come.

Introducing: Beyond Mind

Tatiana Sakurai and I are launching a new coaching intensive / experiment in group consciousness called Beyond Mind: The Next Generation. The first three-month leg of our journey together starts Thursday, Sept. 26 and runs through the Winter Solstice.

Who Is Beyond Mind For?

Beyond Mind: The Next Generation is for you if:

  • You have a dream. You have a persistent vision of what your real life feels like and you’re tired of trying to manifest it.
  • You’re willing (or at least willing to be willing!) to do whatever it takes to develop an unshakeable faith in your own inner knowing.
  • You’re sick of thinking, scheming, bargaining, worrying, and trying to work your way to inner peace and outer success.
  • You’re ready to move from the 3D world of thinking and ego into the 5D reality of direct knowing.

Why Us?

Because we’ve done it. We’ve demonstrated that dreams do come true. Not through ceaseless striving or self-sacrifice but simply by surrendering the egoic mind and making the radical decision to always trust your inner guidance.

The ego – the rational, thinking mind – is the enforcer of 3D reality. We are entering a new world era in 2020 where the old ways don’t work anymore.  When you are truly embodied, you don’t have to think about what to do next because your body always knows what is best for you.

This is the quantum leap from 3D to 5D reality.

We will be teaching you a structured, scalable system of lightworker tools and practices in a safe, inclusive space, including:

  • Applying spiritual truths to daily life
  • Learning to trust your inner guidance and follow it, no matter what
  • Clearing negative ancestral and family patterns and limiting beliefs
  • Healing trauma
  • Identifying and clearing the energy of psychic attack and influence
  • The power of connecting with your inner child
  • Letting go of toxic relationships and playing small

Why Now?

Jupiter favors the bold – those who are willing to dare greatly – and with the hardcore astrology of 2020 looming, this truly is the time to go ALL IN with your spiritual practices and creating the life and the world you want to live in.

In addition, Saturn stationed direct in his home sign of Capricorn on September 18. Saturn direct gives us the clarity and patience to channel Jupiter’s visionary exuberance into structures that will stand the test of time.

In other words: this is the time to stop talking about what you want to do with your life and start doing it. The Saturn-Pluto conjunction and generation-defining Great Conjunction of 2020 are calling us to step up, reclaim our power, and radically reshape our world.

Are you ready? Join us (and learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity) on my Beyond Mind: The Next Generation page.

We don’t want you waking up in September 2020 to find this card in your mailbox!

A New Level of Freedom

beyond mind group coaching DK Brainard Tatiana Sakurai

Get Yourself Free

Jupiter and Saturn are conspiring to turn dreams into reality this autumn

I know what it feels like to settle.

I know how it feels to wake up and see a life that looks vaguely like “my life” – only smaller and sadder.

I know how it feels to soldier on bravely, doing my best to be a good father to my children and a responsible human – even while feeling like I’m dying inside.

I know how it feels to stop believing in a lifelong dream because you just can’t stand the thought of being disappointed one more time.

I’m not a very patient person by nature. I can get easily frustrated when things don’t go the way I want them to. But I’m also very persistent. And I believe in an orderly Universe. I believe in a Universe where God wants us to manifest our hearts’ deepest desires. I don’t believe the Universe wants us to suffer.

And I’ve acted on those beliefs for many years now. Even during periods of despair, when it felt like nothing I did was ever going to amount to what I wanted, I kept up my spiritual practice. I kept reading self-help books. I kept getting sessions with coaches and healers.

And you know what? It took time and practice. But I started getting better and better at identifying and clearing toxic shame. Which enabled me to go beyond mind and return my focus and energy into what I love and want to create more of. Now?

I’m actually living in a reality that looks like the vision boards I made when I was trying to learn “how to manifest.”

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Miraculous: The Angel Experiment

Pisces Full Moon Conjunct Neptune & Black Moon Lilith

The Naked Songwriter Podcast #49

Pisces Full Moon September 13 2019 astrology podcastToday’s Pisces Full Moon conjunct Neptune and Black Moon Lilith may have us feeling like the 2019 spin cycle will never end. But it’s the final scene before the curtain rolls up on a brand new act. With Jupiter direct in his home sign of Sagittarius and Saturn stationing direct Wednesday in his home sign of Capricorn, we can finally start to gain traction in our material world endeavors. This positive, forward-moving energy should carry us into December.

My friend Corin Grillo joins me on the pod to talk about her new book The Angel Experiment and our relationship with the gods – astrological and otherwise. Is astrology still valid at a time when both the Earth and humanity are called to evolve into higher awareness?

The conversation – as usual with Corin – is funny, heartfelt, irreverent and inspiring. Check it out:


Learn more about Corin Grillo here and preorder The Angel Experiment on Amazon.

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A Life Like Mine – Virgo New Moon Aug 30 2019

The Truth About Following Your intuition

The Naked Songwriter Podcast #48

DK Brainard astrology podcast Virgo New Moon hurricane Miami Beach

Friday’s Virgo New Moon brings fresh, forward-focused energy and the promise of prosperity and renewal. The Virgo-Pisces axis always brings up themes of control, surrender, integrity and faith and this New Moon cycle is challenging us to step up our game!

The New Moon featured a rare conjunction of all the personal planets – Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars – and a Grand Earth Trine to Uranus in Taurus and Saturn in Capricorn. This gives us a lot of leverage with the stars in the coming weeks. In this podcast I tell some personal stories about radical synchronicity and what it really means to trust your intuition.


Here’s a link to the Kurt Vile song Life Like This on Spotify

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John Sandbach’s Omega/Chandra symbols for all the zodiac degrees

The Naked Songwriter is my (usually) twice-a-month love letter to you in words and music. I can always use a little sugar in my bowl (donate link).

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True Stories

Aquarius Full Moon + Jupiter Direct – August 15, 2019

The Naked Songwriter Podcast #47

Aquarius Full Moon Jupiter Direct astrology podcast DK Brainard

Everything is about to change with Jupiter direct in Sagittarius….How to deal with the suckiness of everything while staying open to imminent opportunities to change everything….Why your meta narrative – the stories you tell yourself about yourself and about the world – need some serious attention in August 2019…the truth about the 1960s and how it relates to where we are at this cosmic moment….


The Naked Songwriter is my (usually) twice-a-month love letter to you in words and music. I can always use a little sugar in my bowl (donate link).

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Leo New Moon + Mercury Direct!

Calling All the Angels

The Naked Songwriter Podcast #46

Mercury stations direct today, opposite the July 16 eclipse degree. After the long, deep dive of the 2019 summer eclipse season, the Leo New Moon brings a major renewal of energy and energy of renewal. It’s time to stand together in our power, joy and Authentic Self expression and create the world we want to live in.

Mercury Direct astrology podcast Leo New Moon August 1 2019

We explore the post-eclipse astrological landscape and preview Jupiter’s return to direct motion on August 11. And we rant about the War on Children, invite the good aliens to intervene in Earth affairs, and put the corporate evildoers on notice!


The Naked Songwriter is my (usually) twice-a-month love letter to you in words and music. I can always use a little sugar in my bowl (donate link).

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Cancer Solar Eclipse July 2 2019

Finding Your Hidden Treasure

The Naked Songwriter Podcast #44

The Chandra symbol for the degree of today’s total solar eclipse is “Monstrosities in glass jars in a sideshow.” But the higher vibration of this eclipse is “A hidden treasure waits to be found“.

This eclipse – which has come with a lot of pain and angst for many of us – is actually trying to help us connect the dots between the hideous and the sublime. Follow the secret map to the treasure inside your soul with me.

Cancer solar eclipse July 2 2019


The Naked Songwriter is my (usually) twice-a-month love letter to you in words and music. I can always use a little sugar in my bowl (donate link).

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Sagittarius Full Moon Podcast June 17 2019

The Cosmic Imperative

The Naked Songwriter Podcast #43

Today’s Sagittarius Full Moon conjunct the Galactic Center caps a week of intense emotional waves, preparing us for the upcoming eclipses in Cancer/Capricorn. For those on the path of ascension, this alignment marks the beginning of a period of accelerated evolution.
Sagittarius Full Moon Galactic Center Podcast DK Brainard

We’ve been bombarded by high-frequency rays emanating from the center of our galaxy all month. This can feel overwhelming at times, but it is flooding our bodies and minds with higher-order frequencies that enable us to release massive amounts of old trauma, programming, and blocked emotions from the mind-body system.

In this podcast, I explore how the alignment of Mars and Mercury in Cancer opposition Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn has been building to peak intensity just in time for the release offered by today’s Full Moon.

Spiritually, the Galactic Center seems to function as a transmitter of Source energy. Scientists are discovering that – even in 3D reality – the GC is incredibly powerful and mysterious. In addition to shooting particles out at greater than the speed of light, the GC possesses a well-defined structure that looks curiously like a 3D rendering of the infinity symbol.

Sagittarius Full Moon Galactic Center DK BrainardNASA scientists recently discovered “a previously unseen structure” at the center of the Milky Way – two gamma-ray-emitting bubbles that extend 25,000 light-years north and south of the galactic center.

“The bubble emissions are much more energetic than the gamma-ray fog seen elsewhere in the Milky Way and appear to have well-defined edges,” according to NASA. “The structure’s shape and emissions suggest it was formed as a result of a large and relatively rapid energy release – the source of which remains a mystery.”


 

You can watch my inner child interview (and interviews with 20+ other healers) for free as part of my friend Toni’s new interview series:

The Naked Songwriter is my (usually) twice-a-month love letter to you in words and music. I can always use a little sugar in my bowl (donate link).

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Beyond Mind :: Eclipse Season + Mercury Retrograde

Join us in emotional freedom and going ‘beyond mind’ this eclipse season

If you’ve been feeling the crazy vibes that came up this week, then you just got a preview of what the astrology of eclipse/Mercury retrograde season has in store for us.

Beyond Mind Eclipse Season Call Series | DK BrainardLightworker extraordinaire Tatiana Sakurai and I are hosting a series of live calls to help you navigate the energies of this summer’s eclipse season, which is already in effect thanks to galactic activations at the June 3 New Moon and June 17 Full Moon.

It’s going to be a wild ride in June and July, but it’s also a cosmic opportunity to free ourselves from old baggage, limiting beliefs, and toxic shame FOREVER.

The series starts next Sunday with the energy of the Sagittarius full moon to get us prepared for what’s to come so that we’ll be ready to get the most out of the healing opportunities the cosmic forces are presenting. Continue reading