Madeleine Ryan talks about her time as an actor and being diagnosed with autism before moving to the Australian countryside. She is now an author and is working on a screen adaptation of her book. We dive into talking about how creative work being a radical act, and a transformative practice - why moments of discomfort are powerful opportunities for the intuitive, creative process. She talks about the importance of being honest with yourself and breaking the rules.
Dr. Melissa Sell shares how your body’s symptoms tell the story of your inner conflicts. She shares Germanic New Medicine as a system of understanding the vast intelligence of the body, and how biological programs trigger in the body as a response to stress, shock and trauma. She offers a whole new way of understanding our body and encourages us to tap into our inner wisdom to make choices about our health.
A MUST-LISTEN: Dr. Christiane Northrup prolifically downloads a wealth of eye-opening knowledge and experience with humor and elegance. She fearlessly tells the truth about various kinds of health checks, why mammograms can be counterproductive and what to do instead, and what happens when boys are circumcised. Chock full of helpful tips and information that literally everyone should know to empower themselves, their families and communities.
Dr. Christina Compton talks about the role of doctors as health collaborators rather than authorities & how finding a cure to any physical imbalance requires us to go within to find the answers. She also shares that 99.9% of all physical imbalances have emotional/mental or spiritual/energetic causes, and offers one possible spiritual understanding of the virus situation that is occurring today.
Juliana Spicoluk & Mark Spicoluk, founders of Boho Beautiful, talk about their trip to Tibet, why their video from their travels in the country got censored & lead to them being blacklisted from China because of what they reported.
In this episode I speak with Sarah Jenks about being unapologetic and breaking the rules so that we can become who we really are. She shares what prevents us from living life how we really want to -- and how to shift that. She describes the #1 fear that she sees in women on a spiritual path: outgrowing their partners, and talks about what happens when men get invited into the growth experience. She talks about the importance of being vulnerable to find our greatest strength, and how to identify your peak experiences to illuminate your biggest expression in life.
In this episode I talk with Jim Turner for an insider’s look at medical freedom. We talk about the importance of: being informed around all issues of your medical health and wellness, why it's so important to look atwhy people don’t get sick and how we must learn to live with pathogens.
In this episode I talk with Dr. Joseph Yi, board-certified holistic psychiatrist. He talks about why he doesn’t believe in ‘disorders’, using nutrition to get off prescription meds, and the tapering process. He describes connection as the opposite to addiction and how struggle in life makes us wiser and stronger on the other side.
In this episode I talk to Erin Claire Jones about Human Design. She shares about the five types of Human Design, along with the nine different energy centers and how that makes each of us operate differently. She describes how we can use Human Design to create the optimum ways for us to work together, make decisions and approach life and love depending on the unique combination that makes us who we are.
In this episode I speak with Nicole Jardim, author of ‘Fix Your Period’, about today’s prevalence of women’s periods disappearing -- even in their 20’s! She talks about why ovaries are shutting down, all the factors that contribute to hormonal imbalance and what we can do to create lasting hormone balance. She teaches how to take back ownership of your health and tune in to the language of your body.
In this episode I talk to Deborah Hanekamp of Mama Medicine about bathing rituals, becoming your own healer, and working with the water element to set intentions into motion. We talk about the beauty of aging, heightened sensitivity and practices to reconnect with your divine beauty.
In this episode, I sat down with Erin Borbet, to talk about Traditional Chinese Medicine and a five-element perspective on what’s happening in the collective. How is this time of purging fear and anxiety both individually and collectively affecting our meridians, bodies and minds?
Now is the time to take charge and turn inward, to resist the urge to seek external stimulation and instead learn from our own inner wisdom and observe our emotional patterning for insights. I share the importance of staying neutral, being a leader and nourishing ourselves. I also provide a new list of flower essences for different types of needs that are arising this week and offer my favorite meditation program as a gift -- with 16-audio recordings designed to help you experience more calm, clarity and focus within minutes.
In this episode of the Flowerlounge Podcast, you'll hear a solo cast about the importance of reconnecting with the unshakeable part of you, along with a side of flower essences to keep your cool no matter what -- and a short meditation.
If you are a pet owner, you need to listen to this episode. PERIOD. I speak with Dr. Josie Beug, TCVM or Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medical doctor. She shares astounding research around the dangers of excessive allopathic treatment with pets, how most pet foods lead to chronic illness, how most pets she treats have similar issues to their owners and why that is. Josie shares about her own heartwarming path to finding Traditional Chinese Medicine, flower essences, gem elixirs and the results she’s seen with not only animals but also in her own life.
In this episode I speak with Stephanie Marango about redefining the concept of ‘power’ with concepts like ‘allowing’, ‘presence’ and divine feminine. We talk about the importance for women today to embrace the Queen archetype -- and why. She describes the value of experiencing the intensity of feelings as fuel for wisdom through vulnerability, and she teaches us the ‘Gunk meditation’.
In this episode, I talk with Dr. Aviva Romm about all things energy, from adrenal fatigue to thyroid balance, from signs of burnout to adaptogens to nourish your body. We talk about endometriosis, fibroids, cysts and excess estrogen in women today & simple remedies for balancing the endocrine system, connecting the dots between your adrenals, thyroid and ovaries.
I talk with Nadia Nedelchez, holistic practitioner from Uruguay about her business and use of LOTUSWEI elixirs and oils to help women in her country express themselves, have self-confidence, and trust that they have gifts the world needs.
In a country where one of the leading causes of death is properly prescribed medications, the fact that there are 200 years of recorded safe use (zero harm) of homeopathic medicine is incredibly meaningful.
In this episode I talk with Ellie Whalen, founder of Sprayology homeopathic remedies for the last 20 years. We talk about the most important remedies for preventative health and wellness, including for digestion, hangover, stress, lack of sunshine, cold/flu, environmental toxins and sleep.
In this episode I talk with baker, horticulturist + James Beard Award Winner, Sarah Owens. She specializes in sourdough cultures and other types of fermentation, as well as locally-grown and heirloom ingredients.
We talk about why food preparation is so sacred and the beauty of making food with your hands. Hint: it transmits your own special essence to people who eat your food - through the microbiome (bacterial cultures) on your hands.
Do you ever read see one of those instagram profiles or food blogs that are exquisitely styled, with gorgeous colors and recipes? Do you ever wonder what goes into that and how much time it requires to develop a body of work around food, social media and blogging?
In this episode, I talk with chef Laura Wright about her experiences creating a blog that showcases her seasonal vegan recipes including beautiful photographs and captivating stories.
In this episode I sit down with Samantha Bulloch from The Alchemist Tree in Eastern Australia. We talk about her favorite flower essence and essential oil allies - for all issues sex and money, along with her favorite flowers + nourishing food — and how to anchor plant medicine into your daily rituals.
Do you ever wish you had that perfect practice -- that after an hour, you’d have done your exercise, meditation and health/wellness practices all wrapped into one? This week I talk with Frank Banuelos about just that!
Karen Betten is the founder of Limitless Living. Together, we talk about her transition from ICU Nurse to energy work. She shares how certain emotions can cause physical issues, whyBody Talk + theFranklin Method are instrumental in her practice + life, and how fight or flight stress can get locked in the body when you exercise.
I welcome back a colleague and very dear friend, women’s health psychiatrist, Dr. Kelly Brogan. Together, we talk specifically about getting curious about your wounds, understanding your defense mechanisms, and putting more value and importance on amplifying your radiance as opposed to productivity and intellect.
Samantha Bulloch is the founder of The Alchemist Tree in Eastern Australia. Together, we talk about her path as a nurse working with children with cancer - to working with flower essences and essential oils as a naturopathic doctor.
Kiya Hunter and I get together to discuss simple remedies to common health issues like headaches, digestive issues, and achy joints from a Traditional Chinese Medicine approach. We also talk about the dangers of drinking cold drinks and icing your injuries.
Claire Chiang and Katie have a conversation in Singapore about changes in our world, how flower elixirs have become critical for life today, and how a simple longing for a more meaningful life can unlock possibilities beyond your imagination.
Taylor and I set up the microphones in the Da'an Park in Taipei to do a special recording about what it’s like in to be in Taiwan. We answer questions submitted on social media about our travels, from food to flower collecting to what it feels like to be in the jungle and in another culture where we don't speak the language. We marvel at all the ways we love Taiwan, and reveal some of the craziness.
Brian Holley is the former director of the Naples Botanical Garden in Florida. Together, we talk about horticulture therapy and saving endangered plant species. At the end, we talk about nine flower essences that we collected at the garden.
Morgan Anderson has been published in the peer-reviewed academic journal HortTechnology, Postharvest, Cut Flower Quarterly, and the OFA Bulletin for her research. Together we talk about about a culture of all things flowers, an dhow flower design can be an art as well as therapy.
Becca Piastrelli is a writer, women's coach, and host of the Belonging podcast. Together we talk about how to truly be present with others instead of fixing or offering advice. We discuss questions to get people into their authentic truth and why women's circles are so beneficial.
Jai Sugrim is a Yoga Teacher, Athletic Trainer, recognized Men's Health Expert and the creator of the Jai Sugrim Method. Together we talk about learning from our hot messes,solitude as a way to observe what's real and much much more.
Susie Knudsen, a massage therapist for 27 years decided to take a next-level anatomy class to deepen her already phenomenal understanding of the body. Together, we discuss her wild experiences cutting open and exploring a cadaver and how it changed the way she sees life and the way she understands the body.
Christie Hwang Jordan started practicing Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 1999 with a passion to assist people through health crises that often happened with life transitions. Together we talk about how listening to your body and heart is the single most powerful method for healing and transformation.
Nicole Jardim is a Certified Women's Health Coach and the creator of Fix Your Period, a series of programs that empower women to reclaim their hormone health using a method that combines simplicity and sass. Together, we talk about the incredible dangers of the birth control pill, how to get off of it and what to do instead.
Juliana Bishop is a wildly creative Medical Herbalist specializing in Western, Ayurvedic and Chinese Herbalism with a knack for getting down to root causes of issues. Together, we talk about everything from tongue diagnosis to the nuts and bolts of how traditional Chinese medicine works.
Dr. Sarah Villafranco is the founder and CEO of Osmia Organics and a natural skin-care expert advocating for cultivating joy and health every day. Together we talk about her journey from being an ER doctor to growing her own sap + skin care company, fear, trust in business, beauty and the complexity of aging.
Kiya Hunter is an acupuncturist that thinks way outside the box! Even in the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine, she works with all of the wildest, most interesting ways to heal the body, even in the scope of techniques and methods that most acupuncturists don't tap into!
Venessa Rodriguez is a functional nutritionist, intuitive nourishment guide and host of the Feed Your Wild Podcast. Together we talk about how her mother's cancer inspired her to devoting food as medicine, clearing clutter, ancestral nutrition and digging for root issues.
Lisa is one of my best friends and like a sister to me. As the founder of Wei of Chocolate, she delights in giving people permission to eat chocolate every day without guilt. Together talk about why you can and should be eating dark chocolate every day, how to tap into the five elements around you and what defines cacao as a superfood vs. a dessert.
Dr. Peggy LaCombe earned her Veterinary Degree from Colorado State University. Together we talk about why she made the transition from traditional veterinary practice to Traditional Chinese Medicine, how to treat things such as anxiety in your pets, acupressure points, and why it is so important to maintain a positive mindset around your pets all of the time.
In this episode, you'll hear short lines of poetry written by the women who attended and hosted the Earth Aura retreat in Costa Rica as well as a Q&A session with guests and hots covering topics such as business, movement practices, flower essence courses and so much more!
This past summer, we had the most AMAZING intern - Shea Betten. Together we switched things up a little and traded off asking each other questions and revealed what our office was really like and why teens might be medicating now more than ever.
Sharon Fischer is a board certified psychiatric and adult Nurse Practitioner and Emma Williams is a researcher and writer whose work in women's health and reproductive health has taken her to various countries in Asia and Africa. Authors of Beyond the Egg Timer, we discuss the stigma around having babies later in life and fertility.
Lopa van der Mersch is a mother of a 3 year old, 8 month old, and a start up named Rasa, living in Colorado. Together we talk about the importance of adaptogen herbs, her business and other words of wisdom.
Sarah is a certified life coach with accreditation from the International Coaches Federation and a health coach with training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. We discuss listening to your body and how even a simple food intolerance can affect your fertility and what tests every woman should get at least once.