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PUSHING THROUGH FEAR OF FAILURE WITH ACTION

PUSHING THROUGH FEAR OF FAILURE WITH ACTION

November 21, 2018 0 Comments

Maia Toll mentors spiritual wellness seekers, practitioners , and teachers through her online program, The Medicine Keepers Collective, and is the founder and awner of Herbiary.  Together we talk about avoiding escapism, putting ideas into action and what defines embodiment and how to master it.
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Flower Essences from a Different Point of View

Flower Essences from a Different Point of View

November 14, 2018 0 Comments

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.
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Demystifying Pregnancy Past Your 30's

Demystifying Pregnancy Past Your 30's

November 07, 2018 0 Comments

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.
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NOV 2018: Moonshine Lunar Forecast

NOV 2018: Moonshine Lunar Forecast

October 31, 2018 0 Comments

On this episode of our MOONSHINE series, Kristina Wingeier + I dive deep into what to expect this lunar cycle, important dates to throw on your calendar, rituals + flower elixirs I recommend for getting a jump on *stabilizing* for it all!
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How a Cup of Tea Can Be Your Life's Purpose

How a Cup of Tea Can Be Your Life's Purpose

October 23, 2018 0 Comments

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.
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Salsa Heals the World

Salsa Heals the World

October 17, 2018 0 Comments

Dr. Christopher Zambakari is a South Sudanese American who immigrated to the US in 2001 as a refugee from Sudan.  Together we talk about the expressive art of Salsa dancing and letting go of our fears of vulnerability.
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Living Life From the Inside Out

Living Life From the Inside Out

October 03, 2018 0 Comments

Born in Tahiti, raised in Canada, and now based in New York City, Téana is the Director of Programming at Deepak Homebase, a sacred salon theater founded by Deepak Chopra & ABC Home's Paulette Cole in 2011.  Together, we talk of finding stillness in a go-go-go world and ways to slow down and tune into your inner landscape.
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The Origins of LOTUSWEI + Entrepreneurialism

The Origins of LOTUSWEI + Entrepreneurialism

October 03, 2018 0 Comments

Tessa of LOTUSWEI's creative team interviews me on the origins of LOTUSWEI + my journey through entrepreneurialism. 
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OCT 2018: Moonshine Lunar Forecast

OCT 2018: Moonshine Lunar Forecast

October 01, 2018 0 Comments

On this episode of our MOONSHINE series, Kristina Wingeier + I dive deep into what to expect this lunar cycle, important dates to throw on your calendar, rituals + flower elixirs I recommend for getting a jump on *stabilizing* for it all!
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Deciphering the Language of Plants + Adaptogens Explained

Deciphering the Language of Plants + Adaptogens Explained

September 26, 2018 0 Comments

What are Adaptogens?

Katie + David take a minute to intuit what adaptogens the listeners might need to hear about: from Nervine herbs, to 'Grief Relief'.

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Conscious Entrepreneurship + Your Biz as a Spiritual Path

Conscious Entrepreneurship + Your Biz as a Spiritual Path

September 20, 2018 0 Comments

Katie Hess + Ksenia Avdulova of Woke & Wired podcast + @breakfastcrminals instagram teamed up at Animamundi Apothecary in Brooklyn, New York to host a sacred ceremony + live Q&A episode. Starting with a grounded flower elixir + cacao/açai ceremony, followed by questions around topics like: conscious entrepreneurship, wellness hacks, + intuitive leadership. 
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Ways to Have a Healthy Pregnancy + Understanding Your Womb

Ways to Have a Healthy Pregnancy + Understanding Your Womb

September 12, 2018 0 Comments

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.
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Lessons From Grief: Taking Inventory + Nourishing Your Internal Self

Lessons From Grief: Taking Inventory + Nourishing Your Internal Self

September 05, 2018 0 Comments

Pixie Lighthorse is the author of the Prayers of Honoring Series + has recently added a new section on honoring grief.  She received her training in western shamanism between 2003-2012.  Pixie and Katie discuss in a culture of 'go,go,go...', how do we make time for the grieving process?
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SEPT 2018: Moonshine Lunar Forecast

SEPT 2018: Moonshine Lunar Forecast

September 01, 2018 0 Comments

On this episode of our MOONSHINE series, Kristina Wingeier + I dive deep into what to expect this lunar cycle, important dates to throw on your calendar, rituals to build momentum after a summer full of eclipses/retrogrades + flower elixirs I recommend for getting a jump on *stabilizing* for it all!
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Whole-being Happiness + Letting Go of Negativity

Whole-being Happiness + Letting Go of Negativity

August 29, 2018 0 Comments

Megan McDonough is co-founder and CEO of Wholebeing Institute, an educational organization focusing on the science of whole-person wellbeing.  She uses divergent  thinking and creative perspectives to lead, harnessing the best in people for the greatest good.
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Herbal Infusions and Wise Women Traditions

Herbal Infusions and Wise Women Traditions

August 22, 2018 0 Comments

Arielle Hayat is a clinical herbalist from Arbor Vitae School of Traditional Herbalism where is currently working on her clinical education.  She apprentices at the oldest medicinal herb shop in Manhattan, Flower Power Herbs and Roots focusing on the Six Steps of Healing of the Wise Woman Tradition.  She empowers and guides numerous people in her community to a healthier lifestyle that focuses on wellness from the inside out.
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HERBAL REMEDIES FOR MENTAL HEALTH + FIRST AID

HERBAL REMEDIES FOR MENTAL HEALTH + FIRST AID

August 15, 2018 0 Comments

7Song is a clinical herbalist, teacher, botanist and naturalist. He is the director and main instructor of the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine and the founder and practicing herbalist at the Ithaca Free Clinic, an integrative clinic providing free consultations and herbal medicine.
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LISTENING TO YOUR BODY

LISTENING TO YOUR BODY

August 08, 2018 0 Comments

Jessica is a contemplator, idea maker, thinker and innovator who takes the qualities of observing nature, spending time in quietude, and a sense of deep inner looking to her practice of acupuncture and East Asian medicine.  She gives some insight on how to recognize the signs that there may be something more going on than meets the eye.
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AUGUST 2018: Moonshine Lunar Forecast

AUGUST 2018: Moonshine Lunar Forecast

August 01, 2018 0 Comments

On this episode of our MOONSHINE series, Kristina Wingeier + I dive deep into what to expect this lunar cycle, important dates to throw on your calendar, rituals to harness the powerful energy of eclipse season + flower elixirs I recommend for getting a jump on *stabilizing* for it all!
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NEW BIOLOGY + RADICAL TRUTHS

NEW BIOLOGY + RADICAL TRUTHS

July 25, 2018 0 Comments

Sayer Ji is an author, activist, speaker, and widely recognized thought leader in the natural health and wellness space. This year I had the great honor of meeting Sayer in person, and hung out with he and a group of like-minded folks in Florida. Sayer is super aware, in tune, brilliant and has his finger on virtually all of the most cutting edge health + wellness info.
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Battling Energy Vampires

Battling Energy Vampires

July 18, 2018 0 Comments

We talk with Dr. Christiane Northrup about her most recent book, 'Dodging Energy Vampires', and about women who eat healthy, exercise and are the epitome of a wellness lifestyle - and yet, they are exhausted.  We dig into why this happens + how to recognize + remove yourself from an energy-draining situation.
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JULY 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

JULY 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

July 11, 2018 0 Comments

Every 6 months, there is a 6 week time when the sun gets within a particular distance to one of the nodes of the moon, resulting in a series of eclipses. On this episode of our MOONSHINE series, Kristina Windier + I dive deep into what to expect this lunar cycle, important dates to throw on your calendar, rituals to harness the powerful energy of eclipse season + flower elixirs I recommend.
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Getting Back to Nature

Getting Back to Nature

July 04, 2018 0 Comments

Richard Mandelbaum is a clinical herbalist with a private practice in Brooklyn and Sullivan County, NY.  He and Katie take time to intuit what plants + flowers our listeners may need presently, diving into the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of each.
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Wild Fermentation

Wild Fermentation

June 27, 2018 0 Comments

Sandor Ellix Katz is a fermentation revivalist. His books Wild Fermentation and the Art of Fermentation, along with the hundreds of fermentation workshops he has taught around the world, have helped to catalyze a broad revival of the fermentation arts.
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The Invisible World

The Invisible World

June 20, 2018 0 Comments

Maya Shetreat is a neurologist, herbalist, naturalist and the author of a book called The Dirt Cure, talking about the benefits of kids getting into dirt.
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JUNE 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

JUNE 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

June 13, 2018 0 Comments

This is the fifth episode of our MOONSHINE series, where we invite intuitive astrologer Kristina Wingeier to share her wisdom by providing us with a full lunar report.
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MENOPAUSE + SACRED LIFE CYCLES

MENOPAUSE + SACRED LIFE CYCLES

June 06, 2018 0 Comments

With her unique blend of Western medicine, indigenous traditions, feminist principles, and contemporary sensibility, Susan A. Lipshutz, LCSW, sacred feminine activist. Deeply devoted to building strong communities that reawaken and integrate the sacred feminine into daily life, Susan strives to weave the wisdom of our grandmothers with her own powerful modern teachings attuned to the complexities of today's challenges and evolutionary potential.
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Limitless Living

Limitless Living

May 30, 2018 0 Comments

I talk with Tiffany Soi talk about self-punishment to the point of self-harm, failure, successes and setbacks, self-awareness, being intrigued by your inner dialogue and making pivots in your path. Also: living in Asia, the relationship between give + take, awareness within chaos in Bangkok traffic, food as nourishment in Asian culture vs. Western starvation mode, life in Singapore and embracing abundance + aging.
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Mindful Mycelium + Mushrooms of Immortality

Mindful Mycelium + Mushrooms of Immortality

May 23, 2018 0 Comments

We interviewed Jeff Chilton and he talks about the benefits of mushrooms (Reishi, Lion's Mane, Shiitake, Maitake, Chage, Turkey Tail), how they can boost your immune system, how to correctly incorporate them into your diet, the correct way to cook them, and how they are the ultimate adaptogen! 
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Watering the Garden of Your Soul

Watering the Garden of Your Soul

May 16, 2018 0 Comments

I talk with artist Laura Hollick about beauty, the 'ugly' sides of ourselves, cellulite, flowers as mentors, flower elixirs in art, her controversial piece with menstrual blood, how she 'walked it out' as a mail carrier as a part of her spiritual and personal growth practice and using creative expression to bloom into your full potential.
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MAY 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

MAY 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

May 09, 2018 0 Comments

This is the fourth episode of our MOONSHINE series, where we invite intuitive astrologer Kristina Wingeier to share her wisdom by providing us with a full lunar report.
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Finding Your Herbal Sweet Spot

Finding Your Herbal Sweet Spot

May 02, 2018 0 Comments

I talk with herbalist and best-selling author, Rosalee de la Forêt.  We dive into some of Rosalee's favorite herbs and spices, as well as how to identify the root causes of imbalance and deficiencies in our bodies. 

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Cultivating Your Inner Essence Through Tai Chi

Cultivating Your Inner Essence Through Tai Chi

April 25, 2018 0 Comments

Frank is a long-time friend, and Tai Chi Master. We talk about the art of Tai Chi, its history, and not just the physical, but emotional benefits as well.
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The Tension of Opposites

The Tension of Opposites

April 18, 2018 0 Comments

I talk with Ali Shapiro, founder of Truce with Food about how food can be a natural healer and ways that revisiting past trauma can actually HELP us bloom into our fullest potential.
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APRIL 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

APRIL 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

April 11, 2018 0 Comments

Our third episode of our Moonshine series, where we invite intuitive astrologer Kristina Wingeier to share her wisdom by providing us with a full lunar report.
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Modern Remedies from a 3,000-Year-Old Health/Medical System

Modern Remedies from a 3,000-Year-Old Health/Medical System

April 04, 2018 0 Comments

K.P. Khalsa is one of the country's foremost natural healing experts with over 47 years of experience in alternative medicine, and man-oh-man does he drop some knowledge on us! We deep dive into conversation about 3,000 year old medical systems that influence his work today.
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What Your Period Is Trying to Tell You

What Your Period Is Trying to Tell You

March 28, 2018 0 Comments

Erin is a Transformational Health Coach and Herbalist. After seven years in private acupuncture practice in New York City, Erin now works remotely with women all over the world to resolve hormonal symptoms and nourish fertility.
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Moving Closer to What Brings Us Joy

Moving Closer to What Brings Us Joy

March 21, 2018 0 Comments

Diane Read's mother + grandmother taught her first to look to spiritual wellbeing for beauty. After leaving home, going to design school, years of travel and living in London and Hong Kong, Diane moved back and began focusing on her own wellness. If you don't know Diane, she is simultaneously one of the most gentle, yet fiercely determined people I know!
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MARCH 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

MARCH 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

March 14, 2018 0 Comments

The second episode of our new series every month called MOONSHINE, where we invite special guest Kristina Wingeier, an intuitive astrologer to share her wisdom with us once a month by providing a cosmic forecast for the upcoming lunar cycle.
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Transforming Darkness Into Light

Transforming Darkness Into Light

March 06, 2018 0 Comments

Nick Polizzi has spent his career directing and producing feature-length documentaries about holistic alternatives to conventional medicine. Most recently, Nick directed The Tapping Solution and co-edited Simply Raw - Raw for 30 Days.
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Beauty From the Inside Out

Beauty From the Inside Out

February 27, 2018 0 Comments

Rachel Pontillo is the bestselling author of the book Love Your Skin, Love Yourself, and co-author of The Sauce Code.  She's an AADP and IAHC Board Certified International Health Coach, licensed aesthetician; and natural skincare formulator. An avid herbalist, self-professed skincare ingredient junkie, and lifelong learner.
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Food as a Joyful Practice

Food as a Joyful Practice

February 20, 2018 0 Comments

Shannon is a passionate holistic health educator and food artist based in Portland, Oregon.  Her works aims to ignite conversation and dwell in the overlapping realms of food, wellness and creativity.
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FEBRUARY 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

FEBRUARY 2018: MOONSHINE LUNAR FORECAST

February 14, 2018 0 Comments

Welcome to a new series every month called MOONSHINE where we invite special guest Kristina Wingeier, an intuitive astrologer, that we featured in a previous podcast, to share her wisdom with us by providing a cosmic forecast for the upcoming lunar cycle.
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REDISCOVERING THE UNSPOKEN LANGUAGE OF YOU

REDISCOVERING THE UNSPOKEN LANGUAGE OF YOU

February 06, 2018 0 Comments

Katie embarks on a journey of finding language for something that doesn’t yet have a language. When she looked at the themes during the last few collection trips, she realized there are two main themes that are presenting themselves in a BIG way lately.

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Working Through the Light and Shadows of Your Life

Working Through the Light and Shadows of Your Life

January 30, 2018 0 Comments

Meet our Moonshine Astrologer, Kristina Wingeier. 

This episode is a bit different -- rather than a deep dive into what's happening in this month, we go broad stroke and talk about the importance of understanding your natal chart, the role of interpretation in astrology + more.

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Finding the Truth In a World of Lies

Finding the Truth In a World of Lies

January 23, 2018 0 Comments

Kelly Brogan is the real deal. She is motivated by the truth. Her truth. Your truth. The truth about medications. Wellness. Food. And the capital T Truth. She uncovers the truth + shares it with us readily. A fierce truth-teller. She gets to the bottom of what is truly beneficial for us - and what is not.⠀
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FLOWER ESSENCE COLLECTION TRIPS AND WHAT IT'S LIKE

FLOWER ESSENCE COLLECTION TRIPS AND WHAT IT'S LIKE

January 16, 2018 0 Comments

Taylor and I share stories from the magical and inspiring, to crazy and creepy, of what happens during our flower essence collection trips! Above all, the motivation behind all that we do, is not to see the world, it's to collect the transformative + healing essences from exotic flowers and all that Mother Nature has to offer ~ for the soul purpose of sharing something that is profoundly meaningful, sacred, and life changing!
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Experiencing Death as Beautiful

Experiencing Death as Beautiful

January 09, 2018 0 Comments

In July of 2017, my dear friend Robin flew across the country to help care for her friend and soul sister, Kelly Clark. While she was there, Kelly transitioned out of her earthly body. In this episode, we talk about it. The precious gift of care-giving, how watching your best friend die can be beautiful and change your relationship with living, the grief of great loss, the ceremony of preparing her body, and so. much. more.
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Self-Exploration Through Art

Self-Exploration Through Art

January 02, 2018 0 Comments

Discover how dedicating time to nourishing creative practices is a crucial way to fortify and create resiliency and how embracing your emotional experiences as creative fuel can help teach us to trust the process of life.
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Channeling Creative Wisdom

Channeling Creative Wisdom

December 26, 2017 0 Comments

I talk with Grace Pundyk about storytelling, simultaneously healing the wounds of our ancestors and children, death, telling the stories of the forgotten ones, following your intuition and how to use creativity to express new and ancient languages of the heart. If you're the kind of person who likes to stretch yourself outside the box, or you could use some loving, supportive tips to 'go for it' in your next weird + wild creative endeavor, have a listen.
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