How does that saying go? Something about falling off a horse and getting right back on again? CUE SYMBOLISM!!
Today, join me on horseback as I ride off into the “self-care sunset” with equine therapy heroine Dominique Rondeau!
Life can be a bit bumpy, but when you experience emotional hardship, mental health issues, or traumatic life experiences, learn how to heal these emotional wounds with a horse by your side.
Listen in as Dominique shares a few (anonymous yet 10000% heartfelt) stories...
We all know that diets don't work long-term, or do we?
Today, I have the honor and privilege of speaking with holistic nutritionist and integrated health coach, Ali Shapiro (MSOD, HCCH), who survived childhood cancer, health, and weight issues and now spends her life helping others forget diets, labels, and self-criticism in order to call a truce with food.
Listen in to learn more about how this inspiring woman uses her own experiences with health trauma and weight issues, along with...
Do you feel like you're in a place in your life where you need a good, honest bitch slap for your soul?
How many times do you ask yourself, “Why? Why am I here?”
Listen in and hear the marvelous sound of a bitch-slap to your ego with Gwynne Montgomery, author of Bitchslap Journaling: 100 Prompts to Kick Your Spiritual Ass.
This woman fearlessly tackles the hard stuff: toxic behavioral patterns, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD), hyper-vigilance, and how you can use honesty...
Do you ever wonder what your pet is thinking or want to tell a fly to eff off?
Today I had an absolutely mind-boggling and eye-opening conversation with Bridget Pilloud, Pet Psychic and practicing human. This is possibly one of the most interesting conversations I’ve had about expressing emotion, feeling deep connection, and practicing empathy – with your pets!
Join me as I learn the value of communicating with your beloved animals, tips on how to do it, and why it is important...
If your therapist isn't working for you, ditch 'em and find a better one!
Today I had the pleasure of discussing the importance of finding the right therapist to deal with life’s crazy moments with licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), sensitive soul, and healer, Maureen Clancy.
Join us as we delve into how Maureen’s job as a newspaper reporter led her to discover her true passion: healing women who have experienced trauma and hearing their stories.
Through personal experience, Maureen...
What if discovering your past could help you and your family heal together?
Spiritual worker, ancestral activist, and coach of the Sacred Domestic Arts complete with an MA in Intercultural Communication, Darla Antoine answers this deep spiritual question and more in this wonderfully open and spiritually enlightening conversation!
Darla grew up as an "other' and through her own lived experiences as a mixed race woman faced with generational oppression by dominant culture and society, Darla...
Do you suffer from “tightly-wound woman syndrome?” If so - hell yeah! - and you are in great company!
Listen in on my conversation with the amazing Jo Casey. Jo is a fierce, feminist business coach determined to live her best life despite - or perhaps, inspired by - her own personal struggle with anxiety and depression.
We delve into the deep stuff: being somebody with anxiety and depression while trying to help others, how society creates a fucked up, false image of how people live their...
On this week's #goingtherewithjen, I have a fly-on-the-wall conversation with fellow podcaster and super cool human being, Olivia James.
Listen in as I very awkwardly and Olivia very graciously talk about languaging around autism and asexuality, her path to an autistic diagnosis as an adult and how things finally clicked into place, the support she gets from her husband to say - hey - I think that's the autism speaking and why she can still irritate him (er...I mean...don't we ALL irritate...
You know what I love? Unicorns (listen to the episode to hear why this is relevant).
Know what else I love? Anna Holden. Anna is magical, highly sensitive, clairvoyant, and her filters are about as good as mine which means non-existent. You'll love her too, lol.
Anna and I talk about the realities of motherhood (er...ego shattering I believe is the word Anna uses), the dangers of drinking the law of attraction kool-aid fuckery, how fun it is to stew in the messy middle, finding your...
Shanda Catrice is a fiercely compassionate healer and spiritual mentor who combines practical wisdom with sacred healing arts to guide women through inner transformation. Her work is centered around the integration of the whole self, through radical love and raw authenticity.
Shanda encourages women to embrace the love and light, as well as the shadowy parts of their soul. She has over 10 years of experience learning from various cultures and spiritual traditions from around...
Heather Thorkelson is a coach who works with entrepreneurs to grow their impact and visibility while growing their bottom line. She has been location independent for 7 years and runs her businesses from all over the world, including, on occasion, Antarctica. Heather is also the owner of Twin Tracks Expeditions, a polar expedition company.
BUT THIS CONVERSATION, YOU GUYS. THIS CONVERSATION! TWO VICTORS HAVING COME THROUGH ABUSIVE CHILDHOODS THE BETTER FOR IT.
Meet Matt Stillman
Matt is probably the most fascinating person I know and I don’t say that lightly because…as you’re well aware…ALL of my guests are pretty damn fascinating.
But Matt? He’s extra super-duper rare.
In a very tidy nutshell which is hard to do with Matt, he…
creative approaches service and consultancybiblical erotica(I mean…if that right there doesn’t intrigue the hell out of you, why are you even here?!?!).“The End of Poverty?”Primal DermaGet thee some Primal Derma STAT!...
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Life has been SO GOOD in so many and SO SHITTY in a few others. But that's how I love my life...living in the paradoxes and in-betweens.
Listen in as I share what's been going on (super sick mom, super suicidal dad, family members I haven't heard from in 20+years, and super fun adventures with family + friends) and why I'm really proud of myself for not going down the rabbit hole and instead, seeking therapy for a specific issue from my childhood that I CLEARLY have not healed.
“I am a child of extremes, raised with poison, steeped in possibility between an orchard and giant maple trees, drawn to flowers, and re-birthed by a frigid, roaring sea.” —Thug Unicorn
Tanya Markul’s path is one of the poetess, intuitive and wounded healer.
An unwanted child, she was raised on barren soil of shame, guilt and overwhelming self-hatred. From the womb, her inner navigation was tainted by an ancestry of addiction, instability, abuse and fear. Her journey to...
Veronica Grant is a Love-Life Coach for smart, successful women who feel like they have it all except love, find it. She believes finding real love isn’t about a great profile, a snazzy text, or pleasing men. It’s about stepping into the fullest, most authentic, empowered version of yourself, even in a world where it feels like the cards are stacked against you.
Through her binge-worthy podcast, free challenges, and coaching, she’s here to shake up how you find love, even in our swipe...
"Like - this is my life and I got shit to do...like good shit to do. Good, awesome, amazing things that I'm excited to do and I'm doing them and that's that." ~ Kate Courageous Meet Kate
Kate Swoboda is creator of YourCourageousLife.com, Director of the Courageous Living Coach Certification at TribeCLCC.com and author of The Courage Habit: How to Accept Your Fears, Release the Past, and Live Your Courageous Life. She helps individuals, teams, and companies see where old, fear-based habits...
Brodie Welch is a Licensed Acupuncturist, board-certified herbalist, Chinese Medicine expert, group coach, and self-care strategist. She’s the founder of Life in Balance Acupuncture in Corvallis, Oregon, where she has been treating patients since 2003.
In addition to her clinical practice, Brodie helps caring, high-achieving, women put themselves on their own to-do lists so they can trade stress and burnout for energy, joy, and vibrant health.
She has helped thousands of...
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Kelly Covert is an inner voice coach with a passion for helping visionary women believe and achieve their big vision by connecting deeply with the wisdom that is inside of them all while owning their worthiness each and every day. Through her intuitive, heart-centered approach she helps women awaken to their true power as creators and world-changers.
She is the creator and host of the In Her Voice, a podcast that empowers women to listen...
Hi. I'm Joanna. I'm so glad you're here. Those closest to me call me Jo. I'm a supportive coach and change doula, living and working in Charlottesville, Virginia. I love this special town and feel fortunate to call it home. The Jersey girl in me misses pizza and Wawa sometimes though ;)
I'm an empath, INFP, HSP, and Enneagram 4. I thrive on real conversations and the places reached beyond small talk. How are you... really? The tender spaces of genuine connection. The powerful...