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Conversation between friends, Katie and Lauren, sharing life stories and making sense of growth, healing and the journey home.

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United States

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Conversation between friends, Katie and Lauren, sharing life stories and making sense of growth, healing and the journey home.

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English


Episodes

S2E4: Intuition and the Magic of the Menstrual Cycle with Vanessa José

9/16/2021
We are both so passionate about improving and encouraging better body awareness. One of our favourite episodes from season 1 was Flowing with our Natural Cycles. We’ve had a great response from it and it’s opened up many conversations for us, both internally with our own bodies and externally with friends, students and colleagues. We’ve since delved in even more, exploring the relationship we each have with our body and learning more about it through tracking the menstrual cycle. In light...

Duration:01:02:20

S2E3: The Reunion

9/15/2021
Today you're invited to listen in our our 'debrief' of the week we spent together in Porto, finally reunited again after 2 years. It's hard to believe we've cultivated such a significant friendship over mostly voice messages and podcast recordings! As always, we speak personally, reflecting on ourselves, our friendship and our lives. We hope you feel inspired to reflect on your own journey, too. If you enjoyed this episode, why not send to a friend and chat about it together? This is your...

Duration:00:46:54

S2E2: Listening & Holding Space with David Mahoney

8/31/2021
In this episode we welcome Trainee Counsellor & Life-Coach David Mahoney as our first guest of season two! In this hour long conversation we touch on sobriety, personal development, coming out and marathon training, returning to a topic we explored in season one: the importance of listening, empathy and holding space for one another. You can follow David's gorgeous feed on instagram, @davidmahoneygram full of inspirational quotes, self-care reminders and bibliotherapy! You can sponsor...

Duration:01:02:30

S2E1: Hard Conversations

8/22/2021
We're kicking off season two by DOING HARD THINGS! In this episode we discuss approaching hard conversations, seeing them as opportunities for self-reflection and navigating the challenges that hard conversations entail. We go over: Connect with us: @chrysalisconnection on Instagram (for original content, about us and events) or email us at chrysalisconnection.podcast@gmail.com Original music by David Greenwood 2020. Edited remotely by Adam Lawrance. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:48:07

S1E10: Invited: David Greenwood

4/1/2021
We’ve invited David Greenwood onto Chrysalis Connection for a long and juicy chat. We get deep pretty quickly and talk about: We share our own views and speak from personal experience. This was a really enjoyable conversation for Katie and Lauren, we get really excited. if you’re up for it - it’s one hell of a ride. We speak personally, we share our own stories and perspectives. Our hope is that you feel part of the conversation and that perhaps this episode can offer company, empathy and...

Duration:01:42:28

S1E9: Listening

4/1/2021
After an introspective period of almost hibernation, we’re back with an episode delving into the importance of listening, to ourselves, our bodies, and more compassionately to others. We touch on: We speak personally, we share our own stories and perspectives. Our hope is that you feel part of the conversation and that perhaps this episode can offer company, empathy and insight. On TUESDAY 23.3.21 18:30GMT Katie and Lauren are hosting a virtual sharing circle: Self-care for Sobriety. A...

Duration:00:44:01

S1E8: Invited: Adam Lawrance

1/26/2021
We're well into season one and who better to invite as our first guest than Adam Lawrance, who lends a hand to the production of our podcast. Listen to our conversation about life and learning with Adam. We chat about: You can find Adam online www.adamlawrance.co.uk or on Insta: @adamlawrance and @type1adam for diabetes related content. Connect with us: @chrysalisconnection on Instagram (for original content, about us and events) or email us at...

Duration:00:51:16

S1E7: Reflecting on 2020

1/2/2021
Our last episode of the year, recorded on 31st December 2020, is an intuitive and reflective conversation looking back on how we've grown in 2020 and what the year has given us. 2020 really has been a chrysalis of sorts, we had to turn inwards and transform, and we believe it's all about connecting with others while in the chrysalis. This reflective chat is personal and profound, we share a lot about ourselves and how we've grown this this challenging year. We hope you enjoy the extra long...

Duration:01:14:34

S1E6: Talk Therapy

12/24/2020
We have both found counselling to be insightful and empowering, as getting to know ourselves better is always an investment in the quality of our lives as a whole. We are not professionals in this area so the following discussion is purely anecdotal. Our aim is to share our own experiences as it can be truly empowering to understand yourself better and invest in your emotional wellbeing. We chat about: Season's Greetings! We hope you have a restful and profound festive season. Love and...

Duration:00:27:24

S1E5: Recovery & Sobriety

12/3/2020
Heads-up: this episode discusses alcohol, recovery and sobriety. If these topics may be triggering for you, please feel free to pause and listen at a later time or with somebody you trust. We hope to raise awareness about a topic close to our hearts. If you feel that seeking guidance in this area could be useful, we will be sharing resources on our Instagram page and really recommend talking to someone you trust. In this episode Lauren shares what her relationship with alcohol used to be...

Duration:00:45:11

S1E4 - Flowing with our Natural Seasons

11/28/2020
This episode is a discussion about the seasons analogy of the menstrual cycle. We first heard this analogy on a fantastic episode of the Deliciously Ella podcast with Maisie Hill and later did some further research reading Maisie Hill's book and blog. This chat follows on from that, so we recommend checking those resources out first! We both find cycle tracking to be insightful and empowering, as well as treating ourselves with more kindness and understanding as a result, so we really...

Duration:00:34:31

S1E3.2: The Power of Female Friendship - chapter 2

11/15/2020
In this double episode it’s time to get to know Katie and Lauren a little more. They discuss the power of uplifting female friendships and tell the story of how their paths crossed. In chapter 2, we talk about: Love Language Please note that as this episode was recorded remotely, at times the audio isn’t top quality. Connect with us: @chrysalisconnection on Instagram or email us at chrysalisconnection.podcast@gmail.com Original music by David Greenwood 2020. Edited remotely by Adam...

Duration:00:34:36

S1E3.1: The Power of Female Friendship - chapter 1

11/15/2020
In this double episode it’s time to get to know Lauren and Katie a little more. They discuss the power of uplifting female friendships and tell the story of how their paths crossed. In chapter 1, we talk about: @createthelove Uloma OgbaBrené Brown Please note that as this episode was recorded remotely, at times the audio isn’t top quality. Connect with us: @chrysalisconnection on Instagram or email us at chrysalisconnection.podcast@gmail.com Original music by David Greenwood...

Duration:00:32:04

S1E2.2: Relocating Abroad - Chapter 2

11/5/2020
Friends Lauren and Katie chat about what moving abroad has been like for them both. Sharing stories, laughing about the mistakes and exchanging advice they'd give to someone making the move to live in a different country. In the second chapter, they talk about: - the biggest (and funniest) mistakes when speaking other languages [explicit content] - getting in the arena, Brené Brown style - getting out of our heads and being present - asking for help, and accepting it when it's...

Duration:00:34:15

S1E2.1: Relocating Abroad - Chapter 1

11/5/2020
Friends Lauren and Katie chat about what moving abroad has been like for them both. Sharing stories, laughing about the mistakes and exchanging advice they'd give to someone making the move to live in a different country. In the first chapter, they talk about: -making the decision to move abroad -being in the flow and following intuition -poignant moments -making friends in a new country -destiny and finding our place in the world -being an outsider -building bridges Connect with...

Duration:00:22:49

S1E1: What's your Why?

10/31/2020
In the first ever episode, friends Katie and Lauren discuss purpose: sharing stories of what has helped them discover theirs and how they each live in alignment with their “why”. Lauren and Katie take turns to ask and answer questions that encourage self-reflection on living with purpose. Connect with us: @chrysalisconnection on Instagram or email us at chrysalisconnection.podcast@gmail.com Original music by David Greenwood 2020. Edited remotely by Adam Lawrance....

Duration:00:40:27

Season One Trailer

10/25/2020
In this sneak peek Katie and Lauren pop up to tell you who they are, why they’re here and what to expect in season one of Chrysalis Connection. Connect with us: @chrysalisconnection on Instagram or email us at chrysalisconnection.podcast@gmail.com. Original music by David Greenwood 2020. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/chrysalisconnection/message

Duration:00:03:16