Summary: MoonWise is a podcast featuring conversations with women of power. Join host Dorothée Sophie Royal each new and full moon for lunar forecasts and interviews about natural approaches to self care, health and creativity. Our guests are wisdom carriers, artists, mothers and leaders who are ushering in a new era of feminine wisdom in their own lives and in the world. Each episode is created to help you connect with nature's rhythms and celebrate the beauty medicine in you. Follow us on Instagram @MoonTentCo and check out the show notes at moontent.co.
A lunar forecast for December 18, 2017 - January 16, 2018 by Susan Lipshutz featuring tips and practices for working with the energies of the month. This moon cycle, we are on a voyage of growth as we travel into the new year. Susan Lipshutz says it's an opportunity to review, "what were the lessons of the last 2 1/2 years?" It's a time to learn from the past and be inspired by our new belief systems. We are guided to live from our truth and remember that "you have the divine feminine in you." Tune in to hear about this month's opportunities to gain new wisdom, step into hope and live in gratitude as we build from what we've learned this coming year.
Learn about womb wisdom and how to access the magic of menstruation with herbalist Kami McBride. We talk about how we can embrace our embodied wisdom, tune into our intuition and awaken the portal of creativity that opens to us each month. We also talk about: How to heal PMS naturally / Embracing our sensitivity and intuition / Creating a space of rest and ritual during your period / Creating a rites of passage for young women / How to start a women's wisdom circle
A lunar forecast for November 18 - December 18, 2017 by Susan Lipshutz featuring tips and practices for working with the energies of the month. "Fall in love with the truth of what you need to tell yourself because in it is what you value." - Susan Lipshutz This moon cycle, Susan reminds us to stay persistent as we all undergo an upgrade in consciousness. She says, "if you fee like you're really pushing a rock up the mountain or working on a project or stepping past something that's been really hard for you, I want you to really stay with it and understand that the work is valuable and that what you're doing has merit and keep moving with it." She recommends using a rattle to clear pain and trauma that is coming up on personal and collective levels. She says, "in the ashes of the fire, there are always the strongest embers and the embers activate the rebirth...we have to stick together and believe. It is a really profound moment in our story as a world."
Learn how to bring mindfulness into sexuality and manifest your desires with intimacy expert Dr. Elsbeth Meuth. Elsbeth has assisted thousands of women to create lasting intimacy and fulfillment in their lives and relationships. She is the best-selling author of Sexual Enlightenment and the co-founder of TantraNova Institute in Chicago. We talk about her experiences with life-changing Tantric practices and she shares a simple self love practice that you can do at home to cultivate more awareness and receptivity in your life. She reminds us to be curious with ourselves and be open to discovery, "it's not just receiving a partner, it's receiving myself." We also talk about: Elsbeth's personal story of attracting the love and partner she desired in mid-life / How to connect with and amplify your creative life-force energy / A science-based explanation of how human bodies are wired / Transmuting sexual energy into creative pursuits / Elsbeth has generously offered our community a free download of her Awaken to Your Feminine Essence DVD. Just click the link to dive deeper into these teachings: http://bit.ly/feminineessencedownload
A lunar forecast for October 19 - November 4, 2017 by Susan Lipshutz featuring tips and practices for working with the energies of the month. Tune in to hear about this month's opportunities to examine your partnerships, discover hidden motivations and reveal deep desires. She says, "don't be afraid to say this is what I want in life." As we enter the fall season, Susan recommends the practice of recording your dreams in a journal to develop a relationship with your inner life.
Learn about the magic of flower alchemy and how to bloom into your full potential with Lotus Wei founder Katie Hess. Katie travels worldwide to seek out flowers that reduce stress, improve sleep, and accelerate personal growth. Her work has been featured by Oprah Magazine, the New York Times and Martha Stewart and she is the author of a new book FlowerEvolution. We also talk about: - How to find allies in nature - The power of forest-bathing - Simple ways to communicate with plants - Daily mindfulness practices for reducing stress - Addressing the root causes of physical imbalances
A lunar forecast for September 20 - October 19th, 2017 by Susan Lipshutz featuring tips and practices for working with the energies of the month. Tune in to hear about this month's opportunities to embrace your inner goddess, commit to a daily practice of self-healing, find restoration and honor your gifts.
Learn about the radical shift from mind to heart and how to stay focused on compassion in troubled times with spiritual and social justice leader Brenda Salgado. But first, we'll check in with Susan Lipshutz of Everyday Medicine Woman for an enlightening lunar forecast with tips for working with the powerful eclipse and beyond. Brenda Salgado is a spiritual and social justice leader and the author of a new book, "Real World Mindfulness for Beginners." Trained by Purepecha, Xochimilco and Toltec elders in traditional medicine, Brenda draws on the healing powers of the natural world to guide her work. We speak with her about the radical shift from mind to heart and how to stay focused on compassion in times of turmoil. We also talk about: - The power of heart-centered leadership - The indigenous prophesy of the eagle and the condor - What Standing Rock can teach us about the future - Balancing the masculine and feminine energies on the planet - How men can step into sacred warriorship - The importance of rites of passage for young people - A simple ritual to help initiate girls into womanhood - An opportunity to move from ownership to stewardship of land
In our very first podcast episode, we get the chance to speak with sacred feminine activist Susan Lipshutz of Everyday Medicine Woman about the power of the moon and how women can navigate living as cyclical beings in a linear world. We also talk about: What the new and full moon means energetically; How creativity is connected to our cycles; How to create a ritual bath to support cleansing; The magic of our womb space ; The mystery of the dark moon; Learning how to co-create our lives and The role of intuition, compassion and inclusiveness in feminine leadership.
MoonWise is published on the new moon with an astrological forecast and an interview about natural approaches to self care, women's health and creativity. Our guests are wisdom keepers, artists, mothers and leaders who are ushering in a new era of feminine wisdom in their own lives and in the world. Join us as we tune into nature's rhythms and celebrate your own cycle!