This episode is part two in a continuing series, You're Waking Up To Your White Privilege, Now What? where my recurring guest, Lindsey Rae and I share our stories and experiences of waking up to our whiteness. While this episode is geared specifically for white spiritual women, anyone who wants to explore social justice, cultural appropriation and healing is welcome to tune in. This week, Lindsey and I specifically dive into the concept of centering and how to take up space while staying in your lane as white women.
What does it look like to hold space for our grief and trauma? What does it looks like to hold space for others in their pain? And how is the art of holding space essential to navigating complex conversations such as that of racial justice? These are just a handful of questions Heather Plett, a trained space holder, addresses in this nourishing dialogue.
What does it mean to be courageous? What does it look like to overcome failure? How can we navigate life with more joy? These are age old questions that many of us find ourselves asking. What is refreshing about this interview with life coach Kate Swoboda, more commonly known as Kate Courageous, is the unique perspective Kate takes on how to navigate these topics without perpetuating harmful narratives of individualism and meritocracy. Enjoy!
While most of us have a desire to grow and actively participate in the evolution of our lives, there is also a lot of fear and tension that accompanies us on the journey. On this episode of RECLAIM, life coach and meditation teacher Danielle Mercurio shares her messy evolution and her raw and real truths about alignment, self-development, and entrepreneurship.
This podcast episode is geared specifically for white spiritual women who are awakening to their white privilege and are seeking greater understanding and support of what to do now. While Lindsey and I are not anti-racism educators, we are happy to share our stories and what we’ve learned on our own journeys of dismantling our internalized whiteness. This episode is prolific in both wisdom and banter as we challenge the Good Girl norms and invite you to speak up and pay attention to racial justice.
This episode of RECLAIM is a nourishing two-hour dialogue between three powerful women captured during an evening together in Macon, Georgia. Alexis P. Morgan, Andrea Ranae, and Layla Saad are each in their own right fierce advocates for love and justice and together they offer a rich tapestry of wisdom and insights into what it could look like to envision a new world grounded in faith and beauty.
In a reactive world where so much of who we are is shaped by what we do, Sonali invites us to slow down and ask ourselves, “are we truly listening?” As a leadership mentor committed to the amplification of marginalized & underrepresented women leaders, Sonali shares her insights on navigating other people’s projections, listening deeply and stepping into our fire.
What does it mean to take up space, both physical and energetically? This is the question that underlies this conversation with Dorcas Quynn McWilliams and Kristina Molinari, two of my teachers from Sol Yoga. They both draw from their unique viewpoints, one of living across the world, and the other of moving into a tiny house, to infuse deep wisdom into what it means to navigate boundaries, vulnerability and life transitions.
The rise of yoga in the West has also seen the rise of the Instagram Yogis and this idea that yoga is only meant to serve white, flexible, able bodied women. Jessamyn Stanley, yoga teacher, author of Every Body Yoga, and body positivity advocate, challenges these norms. In this interview, she shares her thoughts on the practice of yoga, the shadow side of body positivity, cultural appropriation, and how she navigates her large online presence. Enjoy!
Money is a charged subject for many and it underlies most of our decisions each and every day. In this episode of RECLAIM, I am joined by my recurring guest, Lindsey Rae and we share stories and thoughts on how our beliefs around money has changed over the past few years, how charging exorbitant rates may be connected with lack, and ways we can begin to look at money as coaches, healers and teachers that is grounded in reality.
In the spiritual community, politics is often viewed as divisive, negative and "low vibes." In the feminist conversation, however, there is a deep understanding that the personal is political. In this interview with political commentator and leadership expert, Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin, we explore her quick rise to popularity with her weekly #ResistanceLives, why political engagement is important, how she stays hopeful in a hopeless world, and more.
When I first started down the journey of becoming a life coach, I found a woman, a leadership coach, by the name of Nisha Moodley. I have followed her work closely over the years, impressed with her presence and inspired by her ease. So it is with pleasure that I offer this conversation to you where Nisha and I explore the topics of entrepreneurship, leadership, worthiness, money and fear. Enjoy!
I invited Desiree and Ericka on the podcast for a conversation on leadership and what ensued was a rich tapestry of narrative on empowerment versus entitlement, individualism and what it looks like to have big conversations that matters. Ericka and Desiree bring their fire for justice as well as their playfulness in a dialogue that will leave you wanting to do better.
In this episode of RECLAIM, I am joined by Bethany Webster, a writer, transformational coach and mother wound expert. Healing the mother wound was instrumental to my freedom and it's an honor to engage in this conversation with Bethany. Together we dive into the power of accessing our wounds, the shadow side of self-responsibility, and how to navigate anger.
On this week's episode of RECLAIM, I am joined by my dear friend and frequent podcast guest, Lindsey Rae as we explore the topic of spiritual bypassing and how it relates to capitalism, leadership, responsibility and emotions. Spiritual bypassing is a term introduced by buddhist teacher and psychotherapist, John Welwood and is now popularly used to describe behaviors where the individual uses spirituality to bypass responsibility. In this conversation we explore the ways we spiritual bypass and how you can tell you may be bypassing. Enjoy!
On today's episode of RECLAIM, I am joined by leadership coach and spiritual teacher, Luna Love. We litter laughter and banter in this deep exchange around topics of being a changer maker and leadership, navigating fragility and righteousness, facilitating uncomfortable conversations and more. Luna is a dear friend who I deeply admire and I am honored to be in this conversation with her.
Today we have Chris Zydel on the show. Chris is has spent 38 years exploring creativity and self-expression and shares her thoughts with us on how to navigate our creativity when we're scared, why we distrust our creativity, how to be creative when we're not inspired, and the ways in which we can begin to step into our most expressed selves.
On this week's episode of RECLAIM I am joined by activist and sexual educator, Ericka Hart. Ericka shares their insightful views on a variety of topics, from the women's march to the #metoo movement, from sex education to performative social justice. This conversation is passionate and deep, offering a raw perspective on the ways we can do better to elevate the lives of those who have been historically marginalized.
In this exquisite dialogue with divorce coach, Kate Anthony, and writer, Amy Ferris, we explore the complicated topic of love. We navigate the topics of how to love when it's hard, what it means to bring love to ourselves, and how we can show up for love in a greater way. This conversation invites us on a journey of self-acceptance, justice, and radical love. Enjoy!
On this episode of RECLAIM, I have the honor of interviewing Andrea Owen as she shares her journey on publishing a book, navigating her fears and inner critic, and getting uncomfortable. Again and again and again. Andrea brings her grounded, optimistic perspective on difficult topics and offers insights around visibility, justice, parenting, launching a book, and more.