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Lessons from the SugarMama®

July 30, 2022

It isn’t every day that I lay on a treatment table with my nether regions exposed and a podcast is born. But…this is how I operate; we talk about the topics that many avoid. I loved recording this episode with my friend and …

If crystals have magic, then we ARE magic

July 12, 2022

While on retreat in Costa Rica, I met and immediately admired her vibrant soul. In this episode, I host Becca Kannapell, co-founder of POUND for an eye opening talk about magic, crystals, the universe, and the Divine - and h…

Guest: Jen Oliver

How a volatile past can lead to a successful future

July 9, 2022

We often think we are successfully separating that which is personal (and in the past) - from that which is professional (and current). In this conversation, I talk with Deborah Brown-Volkman about her volatile upbringing an…

Burlesque as a form of therapy - not sexually charged entertainment.

June 26, 2022

What if removing your clothing became an embodied means of shedding negative baggage and revealing more of your soul and essence? A burlesque solo is not merely a seductive dance performed for the gratification of the male g…

Loving the life we live; birthright or privilege?

June 9, 2022

“She designed a life she loved…” it’s not just a cute sign from Home Goods. There are plenty of people who pursue the life and work they love. I once thought it was a bit precious and indulgent to say things like that. I am …

No judgment: Motherhood, career, entrepreneurship and all the things

June 3, 2022

I have an admission. For many years, I chose not to work outside of the home while raising my kids. I wanted this way of life and erroneously assumed that those who didn’t were less committed to their kids’ well-being. UGGHH…

Racial equity work: Building a world where ALL people are free, safe, and able to thrive

May 24, 2022

Jen explores racial equity work with two people who are creating change; Dr. Tamu Green and Judah Sanders are determined to spare us from another injustice - another atrocity - based simply on race. Messy conversations are m…

Intuition: We all have it but do we recognize it?

May 10, 2022

I assumed intuition was all in the mind - a sort of cerebral knowing that guides our decision making. I also thought this was a rare gift that few possess - akin to psychic abilities. So…I sought out Kara Lynn Edwards, a wom…

Surviving Epstein: Normalizing Our Response to Sexual Assault (part 2)

April 30, 2022

PART 2 of the conversation between Jen and Jessica Michaels on the reality of sexual assault and its solutions. The publicity around Jeffrey Epstein's crimes and the recent trial of Ghislaine Maxwell was a trigger for Jess a…

Surviving Epstein: Normalizing Our Response to Sexual Assault (part 1)

April 27, 2022

Picture this familiar scene - a woman bravely steps forward to reveal that a sexual assault was perpetrated against her. Then comes the barrage of ignorant questions such as: “Were you drunk?” “What’s your motive in this?” “…

Patriarchy Stress Disorder...seriously?!

April 15, 2022

A few short years ago, Jen was clueless to the reality of patriarchal influence on our human behavior - she admits thinking the term “patriarchy” was made up. It was time to get educated on the very systems that impact ALL O…

Psychedelics and Plant Medicine

April 10, 2022

Jen’s limited perspective around mind-altering drugs was simple; they’re wrong, damaging, and a form of escapism - something you do when you want to party. In recent years, Jen listened to several people who shared thoughtf…

Warning! Domestic abuse occurs in many insidious forms

March 23, 2022

Many hear the term “domestic abuse” and assume it manifests in the obvious ways - violence, screaming, physical assault, etc. Jen hosts Kay Solomon to discuss lesser acknowledged forms of abuse that also take their toll; con…

How could you possibly know these things about me?

March 11, 2022

Imagine talking with someone who told you more about yourself than you knew possible; AND, all they had to work with was the date and time of your birth along with location. Jen’s mind is blown as she continues to explore th…

Body, Mind, and a 9 ounce Soul

March 2, 2022

Jen is navigating some big life changes this year and is striving to operate more authentically. This feels like a moving target, so she asked Rebecca to share her experience and perspective. They discuss the invisible world…

Pioneer, game changer, life saver

Feb. 25, 2022

Big Tobacco may not be fond of discussions such as these. Jen invites Dr. Tamu Green to talk about a controversial approach designed to spare the next generation from tobacco dependence and compromised health. This is an exa…

A Heroine’s Journey: Unexpected and REAL

Feb. 18, 2022

Jen and Sherry cover new ground - shining light and changing the dialogue around darker topics like addiction, abuse, and prostitution. Come for the chat, stay for the epiphanies! We found our way to what feels true; heroine…

What if we are DEAD wrong about managing grief and loss?

Feb. 10, 2022

Jen and Julia skip the platitudes and go straight into the REAL toll of grief and loss. Julia shares her unique story and how it led to a book, TEDx talk, and an entire body of work around her 5 Realizations for processing l…

Why are alternative educational methods considered “controversial”?

Feb. 2, 2022

Jen and Matt dive into counter-cultural beliefs around education. While many appear to thrive in our traditional system of schooling - many other children languish. We discuss parenting with high expectations and consistency…

Love and attachment: Souls don't discriminate by gender

Jan. 26, 2022

Jen and Angie discuss stories of romantic love, beyond an idealized “you complete me” model of attraction between man and woman. Jen’s view on love expands as she admires the depth of connection between the lesbian characte…

Beliefs and Identity: the FIRST L4R podcast recording

Jan. 14, 2022

This was the conversation that started it all….recorded in February 2020, weeks before life was altered by the pandemic. It is now being released because it is as relevant as ever. Jen discusses personal identity and core b…

Near death experience and near life decisions

Jan. 5, 2022

Sean tells the story of nearly being killed in an accident at age 13 - he was given the gift of survival and a vision for a long life of no regret or remorse. This leads Jen to open up and share her struggle with alcohol and…

Racism: It's in the water and we're ALL wet

Dec. 31, 2021

Sean and Jen discuss their white privilege and the idea that we are all influenced by racism if we live in the US. Sean created and delivered the epic TEDx talk, "Dear Racism, A Break-Up Letter from a White Man" - leading t…

Women and inclusion: It's not a matter of optics - it's an imperative

Dec. 23, 2021

"You can't tell me it isn't raining outside, just because you're warm and dry indoors..." This is not your typical DEI conversation. Jen and Valerie talk bias and inequality with regard to women in the workplace - oh and new…