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A Year Ago Today is a look back at the significant moments we experience in our daily lives - from losing a job or having a baby to divorcing a spouse or starting a business - through the lens of time. Hosts Sally Mercedes and Tyla Fowler ask each other and their guests: What did it mean then? What does it mean now? If you could go back to that day and give yourself one piece of advice, what would you say? New episodes available weekly.

A Year Ago Today is a look back at the significant moments we experience in our daily lives - from losing a job or having a baby to divorcing a spouse or starting a business - through the lens of time. Hosts Sally Mercedes and Tyla Fowler ask each other and their guests: What did it mean then? What does it mean now? If you could go back to that day and give yourself one piece of advice, what would you say? New episodes available weekly.
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A Year Ago Today is a look back at the significant moments we experience in our daily lives - from losing a job or having a baby to divorcing a spouse or starting a business - through the lens of time. Hosts Sally Mercedes and Tyla Fowler ask each other and their guests: What did it mean then? What does it mean now? If you could go back to that day and give yourself one piece of advice, what would you say? New episodes available weekly.

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Episodes

Ep 215 with Lucy Trower, "Taking this leap felt like I was taking control again."

7/19/2018
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A Year Ago Today...Lucy was accepted to a Montessori teacher training program. She shifted out of a career in fashion to pursue her passion for nurturing and educating children.

Duration:01:02:53

Ep 214 with Jahna Ferron-Smith, "Tomorrow I can just...sleep in."

7/12/2018
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A Year Ago Today...Jahna left a dogwalking job that she hated, creating room in her life for all the creative opportunities she'd been longing for to start coming in.

Duration:01:26:10

Ep 213 with Britian Seibert, "My 14-year-old self would be very proud."

7/6/2018
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A year ago today...Britian was accepted to grad school--an MFA program for acting through NYU.

Duration:01:20:52

Ep 212 with Ashley Hogan, “I feel like there’s blood on my hands.”

6/28/2018
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Three years ago today… Ashley received the news that one of her best friends—Missy—had died of a heroine overdose. Follow us on Insta and Facebook @ayearagopodcast and stay caught up with Tyla @tylafowler too. Please share this podcast with your pals and rate/review us on iTunes. It really helps!

Duration:01:38:43

Ep 211 with Katelyn Edgar, "Oh, I'm already there."

6/21/2018
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A year ago today...Katelyn led a group of sacred sisters through the experience of holding a "fake" funeral for Tyla at an epic and magical retreat in Mexico. Hear about that and lots more in the episode, and check out all the cook links below! Follow KATELYN EDGAR on social media (by searching her name) and learn more about her intuitive coaching school at www.katelynedgar.com

Duration:01:25:04

Ep 210 with Marcia Maunder, "Unprepared."

6/15/2018
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A Year Ago Today...Marcia experienced the unexpected loss of not one, but two beloved pets over the course of a single weekend. In this episode we talk about: Grief (death of pets, of children, of parents) Animal Abuse School Shootings/Gun Violence Interbeing and Non-Duality The time Tyla spent a night in jail and much, much more.

Duration:01:16:18

Ep 209 with Tamara Curtis, "Shell shocked."

6/7/2018
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A Year Ago Today...Tyla and her mom, Tamara Curtis, got in a big fight while staying alone together at a villa in Mexico. An old wound surfaced in conversation, and it led to an explosive clearing of energy. Now, Tam and Tyla look back at that event with a year's perspective and deepen into the perfection of the unfolding and the importance of compassion, for one another and themselves.

Duration:01:13:12

Ep 208 with Sally Mercedes, "Oh, is that me?!"

5/17/2018
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A year ago today... Sally and Tyla got drastic haircuts on the same day without having planned it – because they're just that psychically connected obvi. Support Sally in bringing the Radically Sacred Retreat to life by visiting her PayPal (and let her know you came from the podcast!): https://www.paypal.me/SallyMercedes

Duration:01:06:29

Episode 207 with Gabriela Brunner - "It's not beautiful by any means, but it's got its own sense of beauty."

5/10/2018
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A Year Ago Today...Gabriela and her family moved from Minnesota to Illinois, her husband's family home. TO BE UPDATED SHORTLY WITH SHOWNOTES. Please check back for Gabi's links.

Duration:01:27:36

Tuesday with Tyla - May 8

5/8/2018
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This one's so short and sweet I'm not even gonna write a description. If you've got something to share with me about your listening experience, you can reach me at ayearagopodcast@gmail.com or find me on social media @ayearagopodcast and @tylafowler.

Duration:00:05:51

Episode 206 with Jill Filipovic, "We're all swimming in it."

5/3/2018
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A Year Ago Today... Jill's first book was released! It's called "The H Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness" and you can buy it here: https://amzn.to/2rjpZ9l At the end of this description, there's a list of topics covered in the episode. First, some important links! To support Sally Mercedes in bringing the Radically Sacred Retreat to life, visit her PayPal (and let her know you came from the podcast!): https://www.paypal.me/SallyMercedes Listen to Jill's previous appearances on A Year...

Duration:01:08:29

Tuesday with Tyla - May 1

5/2/2018
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In this episode, I touch on the topics of boundaries, stepping into visibility, using your voice, reclaiming your power, compassion in fear and self-doubt, claiming the shadow, and balancing yin and yang energies. I respond to the question: "How do you move through the experience of receiving triggering feedback/feedback that doesn't feel good?"

Duration:00:43:05

AYATAF - Episode 205

4/29/2018
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Tyla and Alex Francis, our friendly neighborhood sound engineer, discuss this week's episode and everything it activated for them. Discussed in this episode: - Recommendation for a podcast on Stress and Everyday Life with Tara Brach as a follow-up to last week's discussion on surrender. - How love finds us when we're not looking for it and why that is. - The perfection of the NYC sound effects. - Tyla's efforts to find her voice and the resistance she's encountering in the process. -...

Duration:00:35:34

Episode 205 with Marlowe Holden, "My instinct was to run from that."

4/26/2018
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Three years ago today... Marlowe met her person, and despite her resistance to being in a relationship, she fell hard. In this episode, Tyla and Marlowe talk about what it means to be in RIGHT RELATIONSHIP with ourselves and others. We explore how we can walk the line of PERSONAL SOVEREIGNTY and AUTHENTIC SELF-EXPRESSION while also respecting the privacy of those with whom we've been lucky enough to share our experience. We talk about the HARD WORK of being in deep commitment with another...

Duration:01:16:10

Tuesday with Tyla - April 24

4/25/2018
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In this intimate recording, I share a lot around my fear of visibility, including discussing how I've upper-limited myself in the past when I've started to get too visible and where I believe my fear of visibility comes from. Spoiler: it comes from being sexually aggressed toward as a child by an adult male relative, and YES, I talk very openly about that experience here. In this podcast, I mention the book The Big Leap, by Gay Hendricks, which is totally great if you haven't read it. I...

Duration:00:39:48

AYATAF - Episode 204

4/21/2018
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Tyla and sound engineer, Alex Francis, discuss this week's episode featuring Francie Webb, The Milkin Mama. In this convo, Tyla and Alex mostly talk about SURRENDER...a major theme in this week's episode and in life. Send an email to let us know YOUR experinces with SURRENDER ayearagopodcast@gmail.com and follow us on social media! We're @ayearagopodcast on FB and insta, and we're doing lots of fun stuff over there! (We being me, Tyla. Just me.) You can also follow Tyla @tylafowler on...

Duration:00:32:57

Ep 204 with Francie Webb, “It happened in a way I could never have imagined and still cannot believe.”

4/19/2018
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A Year Ago Today… Francie did the impossible thing: birthing her second baby by herself. She’d planned a home birth with a powerful support team, and yet, when the time came, things happened so fast that she was thrust into this primal experience totally on her own, and it ultimately changed everything about her life and the way she sees herself.

Duration:01:09:09

AYATAF - Episode 303

4/14/2018
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Tyla and sound engineer, Alex Francis, discuss this week's episode with Crystal Pawlus. In this convo, Tyla shares her amazement that Alex thought he wouldn't have much to share around this episode and dives deep into what it brought up for here. There's a lot of talk about boobs, and also some talk about what it means to lean into discomfort for the sake of our own growth. Send an email to let us know how YOU feel about the episode to ayearagopodcast@gmail.com and follow us on social...

Duration:00:30:58

EP 203 with Crystal Pawlus on Motherhood

4/12/2018
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A Year Ago Today...Crystal boarded a plane, initiating her first ever separation from her two-year-old son. In this episode, we talk about motherhood; breastfeeding and weaning; pregnancy; energetic practices for communicating with children; BOOBS; inborn senses; the over-medicalization of birth; taboo around the female body; the importance of self-care, especially for mothers; the dynamic between the masculine and feminine, as it replies to relationships both with our children and with...

Duration:01:22:00

Monday Night Raw - April 9

4/11/2018
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In this week's Monday Night Raw, Tyla shares her experience of shifting the narrative around what it means when we don't show up for our commitments in the way we think we "should." Topics covered: fear of visibility, reframing the story we're telling about our lives, allowing space for the creative process, calling in the structure we require to support our creation, and the phantom pressure we place on ourselves when it comes to how we show up in the world. In this segment, Tyla also...

Duration:00:38:30