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Sacred Psychology with Tamara Powell, LMHC

The podcast for mystics and misfits. Through stories and interviews, Tamara takes listeners behind the veil of psychology to a place where neuroscience and spirituality go hand in hand.
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Feb 26, 2018

Why one woman set out to have intentional conversations with seemingly random acquaintances - "glistening particles" - and how those interactions are now forever changing lives through what some might call the ripple effect. Exploring the power of curiosity, authentic connection, and soul purpose with Jane Ellen.

In this podversation:

  • Why Jane chose to start having conversations with random acquaintances
  • Are we all just waiting for someone to grant us an opportunity to share our story?
  • The significance of glistening particles
  • A few of Jane's encounters and why she hopes people will just follow their inclinations
  • The best experiences in life come when we're being 100% authentic
  • Living your life as a prayer or your soul work
  • The Universe doesn't care how you use your gifts but rather that you do!
  • How her podcast is changing the world
  • The power of following your curiosity
  • Six degrees of separation/ the ripple effect/ synchronicity
  • How to keep social media helpful and not harmful; it's all about connection
  • Learning to see every person you meet as an extension of yourself

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Feb 19, 2018

Relationships are in danger when partners make automatic assumptions. Non-traditional relationship expert, Gina Senarighi, explains why we all need to get clear on key issues like trust, privacy, and appropriate boundaries with those we love.

In this podversation:

  • How Gina came to choose the niche she did: non-monogamous relationships
  • The overlap with other common relationship issues
  • Likely topics you have or are currently taking for granted in your romantic interactions because you have them on what Gina calls "default status."
  • "Default monogamy sets couples up for failure."
  • Why not have a yearly check up for your relationship?
  • Gina's 100 questions
  • It doesn't always have to feel like work when we're talking about relationships.
  • The danger in not getting clear on trust, privacy, and appropriate boundaries
  • You shouldn't be your partner's only friend or source of intimacy, even if you're monogamous
  • How relationships may be like ice cream flavors
  • A powerful reframe for jealousy and boundaries that is honoring of your relationship
  • "Jealousy doesn't travel alone."

Additional Resources:

Meet Gina:

Gina Senarighi is a couples counselor, communication consultant, and author who's been helping loving couples transform their relationships for nearly 20 years at retreats, workshops, and in consultations.

Her non-judgmental straight-talk approach, generous expertise, and warmth puts clients at ease to get real when facing infidelity, jealousy, and non-monogamy. She supports clients online and on retreat as they reconnect with passion and authenticity.

She currently lives in Portland, Oregon with her partner, their baby, and her little dog, Frida.

Connect with Gina further:

www.uncommonlovepdx.com and www.ginasenarighi.com

Feb 12, 2018

In this podversation:

  • What does off the grid even mean?
  • Why did Heather and her family decide to go off the grid at first?
  • Would she ever consider coming back to the power-connected side of things?
  • Some of the ins and outs of living without power
  • The intersection with mindfulness
  • Practical applications for the rest of us who may still live connected to power
  • "Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise." - Victor Hugo
  • Heather's practice of limiting herself to 6 things she wants to accomplish each day
  • Biggest lessons Heather's learned as a result of this journey
  • "Find the things that honor you."

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Meet Heather Welch

Heather lives off-the-power grid in rural New Zealand. From this experience she has developed Sunshine & PowerCuts where she shares inspiration drawn from nature and stories of her off-grid experience.

Follow her over at: www.sunshineandpowercuts.com

Feb 5, 2018

Becky's story sounds more like a Lifetime movie than real life. She struggled with anxiety and depression in childhood, her dad died 8 hours after her son was born, and then she was 8 months pregnant with her daughter when her husband died. Now she's inspiring women across the globe to CHOOSE how to live BRAVELY. 

In this podversation:

  • Becky's history with anxiety and the healing effects of normalization
  • How anxiety & depression often go hand in hand
  • Exploring the taboo subject of medication and other ways of treating mental health issues
  • What it's like to be in a relationship with someone who has anxiety/ depression
  • Having to plan a wedding when her fiancé was diagnosed with cancer
  • Dealing with back to back losses of her grandfather and then her father
  • A classical conditioning component of fear with her second pregnancy
  • How Becky & her husband processed and grieved BEFORE his death
  • Why she named her daughter "Libby"/ "Elizabeth Grace" - which means 'dedicated to God'
  • Moving through the natural crisis of faith that ensued
  • Grappling with the concept of living BRAVELY
  • Learning to dream again and not allowing fear of something bad happening again to hold her back
  • Becky's BRAVE together FB Group & BRAVE Together LIVE event

Meet Becky McCoy

Becky L McCoy lives on the Connecticut coast with her two precocious and hilarious children. She once enjoyed teaching high school physics and now tells her story of loss, grief, and joyful living on her blog.

Having struggled with depression and anxiety and experienced several seasons of grief and struggle, Becky is passionate about creating an online community where people share their stories and encourage one another to choose to live bravely and authentically through disappointment and discouragement.

You can find Becky on all forms of social media @BeckyLMcCoy, on her blog at BeckyLMcCoy.com, and her podcast Sucker Punched

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