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Welcome to Soulful Self -Care Sessions. An exploration in Well Being, Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation, and SOUL CARE. Practical tips for living, breathing and THRIVING in our communities, our lives and our world. Become a supporter of this podcast:

Welcome to Soulful Self -Care Sessions. An exploration in Well Being, Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation, and SOUL CARE. Practical tips for living, breathing and THRIVING in our communities, our lives and our world. Become a supporter of this podcast:
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Welcome to Soulful Self -Care Sessions. An exploration in Well Being, Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation, and SOUL CARE. Practical tips for living, breathing and THRIVING in our communities, our lives and our world. Become a supporter of this podcast:




Internal Family Systems with Jen O'Sullivan

In this episode, I learn a lot about the framework for Internal Family Systems! My friend and yoga teacher, Jen shares with us the general framework and why it has been so powerful in her own life and sharing with others. You can learn more about Jen, here. And as usual, reach me at or . Thank you ! --- Support this podcast:


Conversations with Ri & P," What Does it Mean to Do The Work?"

In this episode, Rita and I jam on what it means to "do the work." Rita shares her own experiences with growth and development and her big A- HA on changing her life. I bring in some quotes from Radical Dharma by Rev. angel Kyodo williams and Lama rod Owens. Email us with your reflections,, and find the Self-Compassion Challenge at Thanks for listening and supporting the podcast. --- Support this podcast:...


Kitchen Conversations with Ri & P: Emotions, Holding Space, and Moving Through Tough Times

In this episode, Rita and I talk about how we are both processing and moving through difficulties in our own lives. We share some of the learning we are doing from the book Burnout by Emily and Amelia Nagoski and how interrelated everything is. The pillars and practices that seem to be helping us right now are having meaningful work/ contributing to society outside of our own micro worlds, as well as working with community care and what it means to be in authentic relationships. Lastly, we...


Season 3 is here! Rita's 1 year living the lil omm life..

Loves, It has been 1 year since Rita joined the LOLA, lil omm family- and this episode shares all the behind the scenes of shifts and changes with a year of intentional study and commitment. YIPPEE the. Self- Compassion Challenge is now available. You can sign up for it, here. ENJOY! Thanks for listening and sharing. XO, pleasance --- Support this podcast:


Holistic Life Foundation with Ali Smith

Today we talk about this amazing organization and the work they have been doing in Baltimore and now across the world. Ali shares the creation story for Holistic Life Foundation and practical tips for those who want to share these teachings and serve humanity. Enjoy! You can learn more about HLF at And write to me at --- Support this podcast:


# 84 Karen Brody: Daring to Rest

Calling all women who are exhausted!!! This episode is for you. I loved chatting with Karen Brody about Yoga Nidra, REST AND RELAXATION. Karen is an advocate for deep rest and teaches women in her fabulous book, Daring to Rest, how to take control of their own stress and care with Yoga Nidra. She has gifted us with a 5 minutes guided meditation, which you can find, here. And you can learn more about Karen, her groups and community, here. As always, if you want to learn more about LOLA and...


In Real Life & Our 1 Year Anniversary

In this episode, I give you an update on my life and my summer plans. Email me , to connect or check out for updates and offerings. --- Support this podcast:


#83 Journaling and Writing with Licia Moreilli

Here's one of my favorite things to talk about! Today, Licia and I jam about writing and writing practices. Licia is an author, you can find her book here. I love meeting new friends online and digging into our commonalities and then sharing with our community the ways in which we can deepen our writing practices. Licia is a delight and I hope you enjoy this conversation. You can find all of our offerings at or email me at Thanks for listening! ---...


#82 Ayurveda for Women's Health with Amadea Morningstar

Goddess Amadea is here with us today! Amadea has been teaching Ayurveda for many years not to mention Polarity Therapy and Nutrition. She is an incredible teacher, guide and woman who I have loved learning from. In this episode, we dive into the cycles of women's health and recommendations for each stage. Enjoy! You can learn more about Amadea and get her books and trainings at You can learn about our offerings at or email me...


Summer School

Here is a quick overview of Summer School! Learn what we are studying and why we are studying it. I also talk about what FLOW is to us. Email with any questions Or visit and click on offerings. --- Support this podcast:


#81 Saylor Short Beach Meditation

This is inspired by a meditation that Saylor gave to our families at our Mother's Day Retreat. This is a great meditation to listen to with your children. Enjoy. --- Support this podcast:


#80 Trauma Resolution with Rachael Maddox

In this episode, Trauma Resolution educator and coach, Rachael Maddox, and I jam on sexuality, pleasure, healing and trauma. Rachael brings a grounded presence and strength that I really appreciated. You can learn more about her work, here. --- Support this podcast:


#79 The Complicated and Dynamic Relationship of Mothers and Daughters with My Mom, Cathy Darling Muir

This is a very special episode with my mother, Cathy Darling Muir. My mom and I talk openly and honestly about our very complicated relationship and the healing and rebuilding we have done over the years. We wanted to share this with you in honor of Mother's Day and in honor of all the complicated and challenging relationships in our life and the unique identity of Motherhood. Thank you for listening. Email me with questions, responses or reflections, --- Support this...


#78 Modern Medicine with Dr. Lindiwe Greenwood

In this episode, Dr. Lindiwe and I chat about health, career changes and shifts, as well as eastern and western medicine. We met at the Center for Mind- Body Medicine Training and love to talk and share ideas around healing and wellness, advocacy and raising children. ENJOY! You can learn more about Dr. Greenwood here. --- Support this podcast:


#77 Ancestral Healing with Dr. Sabrina N'Diaye

This woman is incredible! Dr. Sabrina is a teacher, storyteller, therapist and peace builder. She is one of my favorite humans, and I'm thrilled to have her on the podcast today talking about Ancestral Healing. You can find out more about her at --- Support this podcast:


#76 Anxiety in Children and Adults with Jennifer Cohen Harper

I've known Jennifer a number of years from the Kids Yoga and Mindfulness world and it's my pleasure to chat with her specifically about anxiety. We hope this conversation helps listeners learn some new perspectives and tools for managing anxiety in daily life. Jennifer is also the author of some great books and resources for classrooms and families, which you can find here. You can learn more about upcoming trainings and online classes at Little Flower Yoga. --- Support this podcast:...


#75 EFT and Past Life Regression with Jenny Johnston

Jenny Johnston is an EFT ( tapping) and Past Life Regression Practitioner. I met Jenny a year ago when she did a session with Saylor and then she also helped my husband this Fall. Jenny specializes in integrating EFT and Past Life Regression in order to understand our past challenges and to release them so that we can live a healthy and fulfilled life. You can learn about all of Jenny's online classes and watch her videos here. --- Support this podcast:...


#74 Courage Reborn with Roberta Halpern

This is a very special episode with my friend Roberta Halpern, author of Courage Reborn: Finding Peace and Purpose after losing my children. Roberta is a writer, healer and mother who shares her story of loss and how her writing has helped her through processing and healing. She has transformed her experience into writing this book and leading grief circles for other parents who have lost children and loved ones. You can learn more about Roberta's work at...


# 73 What's the Good News About Bad Behavior with Katherine Reynolds Lewis

In this conversation, Katherine Reynolds Lewis and I discuss her amazing book, The Good News About Bad Behavior.. She talks about why she wrote the book, some of the research that she found along the way and some tips that you can use in your own family. You can learn more about Katherine and her work, here. --- Support this podcast:


Self- Healing Meditation

In LOLA, our Semester 1 students are learning about self- healing. I recorded this meditation for our community, based on this information from Ancient Chinese Wisdom. It's a great refresh meditation and healing/nourishing meditation for all. Enjoy! --- Support this podcast: