Wellness & Self-Help

The Problem with Tony Robbins

Today we’re looking at Tony Robbins’ background, his study of NLP, his “interventions”, and his disturbing attitude towards women, including the #metoo​ comments and the Buzzfeed News allegations. TRIGGER WARNING: If you don’t want to hear about emotional abuse I’d…MORE

TYPE Documentary

SRCmünecat

DATE 02.2021

SEDUCED: Inside the NXIVM Cult

This four-part documentary series follows the story of India Oxenberg’s perilous journey through the dark and criminal world of the notorious self-help-group-turned-sex-slave-cult NXIVM. Content warnings: suicide, rape, sexual assault, torture

Unlimited Power

Tony Robbins claims he has helped millions of fans overcome some of life’s darkest difficulties. But leaked records reveal he has used his fame to berate victims of rape and violence, while female former staffers and followers have accused him…MORE

The Gateway

The Gateway is a six-part series about Teal Swan, a new brand of spiritual guru, who draws in followers with her hypnotic self-help YouTube videos aimed at people who are struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts. Some followers move to…MORE

Uncover: Escaping NXIVM

NXIVM (pronounced “Nexium”) calls itself a humanitarian community. Experts call it a cult. Uncover: Escaping NXIVM is an investigative podcast series about the group, its leader Keith Raniere and one woman’s journey to get out. From CBC Podcasts and CBC News. Content warning: sexual assault

BIKRAM

Bikram Choudhury’s fitness revolution brought a yoga boom to America. But his guru status enabled increasingly dark behavior. Julia Lowrie Henderson delves deep into the complicated world of Bikram Yoga. Content warning: rape

TYPE Podcast

SRC30 For 30

DATE 05.2018

Side Stories: NXIVM

You asked for it: On this episode of Last Podcast Side Stories, Ben ‘n’ Henry cover the Albany sex cult that has been making headlines. Also, journalist Brock Wilbur joins the show to discuss his own investigative work on NXIVM…MORE