Welcome to the Reclaiming Worth series, a five part series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this series, you will be invited into a deeper inquiry around ways you can come home within yourself and take up greater space as a worthy woman. In this first episode of the series, let’s dive into the myth of the ideal woman and how to begin to tend to the stories that keep us stuck.
Ancestry tests are the big fad nowadays. It seems we all want to know what it means to belong. But what does it mean to be a good ancestor? Leesa Renee Hall, a writer, social historian, and creative word artist, shares her thoughts as we navigate the topics of unconscious biases, whiteness, spiritual leadership and weaponized ancestry.
If you are a coach, healer, teacher, or consultant in the self-development industry, this episode is for you. I am joined by Alionka Palonco and we share our thoughts about the coaching industry, particularly the limitations of the industry, what its missing, how to navigate money and worthiness and what values we hope to see moving forward.
This is the third episode in an ongoing series called You’re Waking Up To Your White Privilege, Now What? with Lindsey Rae. In this series, Lindsey and I share our stories and experiences of waking up to our whiteness as two white women in the self-development/spiritual entrepreneurial industry. In this particular episode, we explore two racial identity frameworks that may help guide your awakening as well as what we found to be true at every phase.
Motherhood is hard. Finding a sense of worthiness and enoughness within motherhood is even harder. Graeme Seabrook, a motherhood life coach, offers nourishing words for how to navigate the challenges that arise within motherhood including being unsupported by our partners, not being crazy in love with your child every second of every day, and losing our temper. We also explore the intersection of feminism and motherhood and how mothers can reclaim their space.
Welcome to a new season of RECLAIM! In this week's episode I have the pleasure of introducing you to Marcia Baczynski. Marcia is expert on sexual communication, relationships and women’s empowerment and together we explore sex and female anatomy, consent, boundaries and the limitations of permission based consent, and navigating neediness. Enjoy!
This is the first episode of season two of RECLAIM! It feels so good to be back and to bring to you even more conversations on the intersection of feminism and spirituality. This season you can expect incredible guests, deep topics, and raw truths that will leave you with hopefully more questions than answers. In this episode I bring back recurring guest and dear friend, Lindsey Rae, and together we we explore the art of reverence to our humanity including unpacking spiritual performance, shallowness glorification, performative tendencies, shame, and so much more.
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.