Series: Growing Beyond

Hospice, Death and What Matters at the End

Kris’ work as a massage therapist for hospice reveals insights into the nature of our collective value system. Denying access to the dying at a time when you can still get on an airplane or go to a grocery store reveals alot about what our culture prioritizes. In this brief personal essay, she shares all…

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Riley Huebsch: Birth and Postpartum Doula

Birth and postpartum doulas are essential! Riley talks about her role in working with families, how to be an advocate for birthing moms, and shares a birth story including experiences with the NICU.

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The Mini-Series for Kids Part 3 (final episode)

Braden interviews his brother, Wyatt, who talks about how he feels when stressed and the zones of regulation. Wyatt leads an “Om” meditation.

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Mini-Series for Kids Part 2

Part 2 of a 3 or 4 part series just for kids. In this episode we talk about: How you can tell when your stressed, music for stress-relief, and Undertale. Included is a 3 minute meditation for kids to find their power animal.

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Mini-Series for Kids: Part 1

A 3 minute meditation for kids along with a brief chat with my 10 year old about relaxation strategies for kids, what to do when your Covid stress is at Level 9, and how sports-lovers might have felt when sports disappeared.

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Rachel B.: Trauma, Yoga, Somatic Experiencing

Rachel and I nerd out on the path to healing trauma by way of the body. Somatic experiencing, intuitive yoga and movement, myofascial therapy, energy therapy, polyvagal theory and more. The body knows.

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Gabe: An 18 Year Old Shares his Thoughts on Corruption and Racial Equality

Today I sat down to talk with my amazing nephew, Gabe. He is graduating from high school this year and headed for college in the fall (virtual or otherwise.) We talk about protests, Martin Luther King, Jr., the problem with corrupt cops, and why this time in history is as he says, “a tipping point.”…

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Discrimination in Schools

I recorded this episode before Covid, before global protests, before things changed in our lives and minds in such a big way. This episode raises some questions that are essential to look at as we consider restructuring our schools….namely, how do we bake equality into the fibers of the new systems we will be creating?…

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Haumea: Yoga, Lactation Support, Community and more.

(Recorded pre-covid) Kick-ass prenatal yoga, childbirth education, lactation support, vinyasa classes, baby & mama yoga, and a place in the Madison area that offers community, connection, and a heart-centered place to relax and restore. Meet Megan Stansil-Reilly and Kristin Nemecek, the amazing owners ofHaumeain Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.

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Girl Talk 2 with Kelly and Abbie

Get ready for Round 2 of Girl Talk with my BFF’s novelistKelly Harmsand photographer and homeschooler extraordinaireAbbie Chaffee. In this episode we talk about the amazing book,Fair Play, which every person in a committed relationship and shared household should read. Think you have a good grip on equality in your home? This book may have…

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