Wise Woman Radio

  • Friday, February 22, 2019 7:33 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Black Feminist/Womanist EbonyJanice Moore

    Susun interviews EbonyJanice Moore.
    Ebony Janice is a womanist scholar and activist doing community-organizing work, most specifically around black women's body ownership as a justice issue, and equal access to education and pay for women of color in the U.S. and in several African countries. Her work as an activist focuses on decolonizing everything (specifically authority, education, and mindfulness) and discussing the ethics of excluding hip-hop from a conversation about what is sacred and cite-worthy. EbonyJanice has a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and Political Science, and a Master of Arts in Social Change with a concentration in Spiritual Leadership, Womanist Theology, and Racial Justice.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • vertigo- inner ear, losing balance- slippery elm..
    • any plant that reduces blood sugar or blood pressure is not an adaptogen, adaptogens are regulators..
    • create deep heat with bone broth, amla, goji berries, hawthorn, blueberries- using as foods
    • traumatic birth story- physicalize your anger..

  • Friday, February 15, 2019 1:39 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Women of Wisdom Conference Kris Steinnes

    Susun interviews Kris Steinnes.
    Kris is the visionary founder of the Women of Wisdom Conference, which is having its 27th Annual WOW Conference, Feb 15 17, 2019. Kris began her life purpose in 1990 when she declared her mission to bring people together. In 1993 after reading The Feminine Face of God, that mission was revealed to her in a vision to create a conference to bring women leaders to Seattle, which quickly evolved into creating a community for women.
    In 1998 she founded the non-profit organization, Women of Wisdom Foundation, and has followed her passion to empower women to find their voices and share their stories and gifts with each other and the world.
    Connected with women leaders such as Jean Houston, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Jean Shinoda Bolen, and Marion Woodman, Kris brings important messages to women around the world. Jean Houston gave a tribute honoring Kris's work at Women of Wisdom, stating "Kris has impacted thousands of women", and through the ripple effect, as every women influences each other through their healing journeys, many more woman are making a difference in the world.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • 35 years of Shamanic Herbal Apprentices..
    • histamine response- anaphylactic shock and osha root tincture..
    • as parents we can offer acceptance of our bodies..
    • like most of us, you are hoping for a little more control than there is..
    • rashy patch of skin...
    • anxious high strung personality..
    • types of headaches and herbs for each..
    • storing dried herbs..
    • comfrey nourishing herbal infusions..
    • voices of women..
  • Friday, February 08, 2019 3:48 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    The Empowered Woman Laura Parker

    Susun interviews Laura Marie Parker.
    Laura is a Birth Shaman, a Wise Wombyn Sex Educator, the creator of The Empowered Woman, a Community Created Herbalist (CCH) and a self-published Novelist.
    She brings complimentary medicine to birth and family whole-health through teaching about herbs as people’s medicine, working with story medicine, and working with individuals to have their own unique empowering journeys through birth. Laura is the author of The No-Time Tango: A Traveling Memoir. She also writes a monthly herbal zine called “Tales from a Gypsy Momma”, which weaves the wisdom of herbal medicine and folk wisdom with her journey through life and mothering three boys.
    Laura believes that nourishment is life. What we choose to nurture and nourish becomes the environment we live in. In honour of nurturing her vision for making her world a better place to live, she created The Empowered Woman, a nourishment series of classes and services for the Maiden, Mother, and Crone that inspire women to deeply nourish themselves and to write their own stories.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • fermented kava kava...
    • unable to sleep due to itchiness- menopause, shedding skin, molting..
    • alopecia- stinging with stinging nettle..
    • sinus infection- calendula, to the heart of the matter..
    • most people are intuitive with dosing herbal medicines if they allow themselves to be..
    • asthmatic cough..
    • do we do our children a disservice by doing everything for them? • root canal..

  • Friday, February 01, 2019 11:49 AM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Womb Visionary DeAnna L'am

    Susun interviews DeAnna Lam.
    Fondly known as 'Womb Visionary' DeAnna L'am is a speaker, workshop leader, author, and a trailblazer in helping women worldwide harness the spiritual forces hidden in Menstruation and Menopause. She has been leading workshops and certifying facilitators, nationally and internationally, for over 30 years.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • bathe wounds in yarrow tincture, soak gauze in...
    • honey is a healer of wounds- helps skin come together...
    • never one way to do something
    • cannot do much wrong when using nourishing and tonifying herbs..
    • The complete herbal handbook for farm and stable Book by Juliette de Baïracli Levy..
    • connecting with ancestors through trance, find an ancestor who was a healer, don't throw away any of it, believe what you get..

  • Friday, January 25, 2019 7:27 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Spiritual Storyteller Vera de Chalambert

    Susun interviews Vera de Chalambert.
    Vera is a spiritual storyteller and Harvard-educated scholar of comparative religion. She speaks and writes about spiritual culture, mindfulness and the emergence of feminine wisdom in our times. Her work explores the meeting place of theology, spirituality and social change and is informed by inter-spiritual insights from the world's great wisdom traditions. Vera works with clients all over the world and offers coaching, mentorship and spiritual direction. She has been invited to speak internationally at colleges and conferences such as SAND Science and Nonduality Conference in the US and Europe, Sister Giant in Washington DC and the Dawn of Interspirituality Conference in Costa Rica. Vera holds a Master's degree from Harvard Divinity School.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • glamour is shapeshifting...
    • why is it important to use fresh skullcap when making tincture?
    • herbs for the face- olive oil, honey, calendula, violets, pumpkin...
    • high priestess- dianic wicca, one who has been initiated as a witch will be of service to others..
    • lady Iona- goddess of the fae..
    • rash on the back of hand...
    • motherwort causes capillaries to grow around the heart and the uterus..
  • Friday, January 18, 2019 3:13 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Women's Womb Awakening Vajra Ma

    Susun interviews Vajra Ma.
    Vajra Ma is the leading exponent of women’s womb awakening in Feminist Spirituality. Based in her work with women’s subtle body knowing since the mid-1980’s, she originated the devotional moving meditation The Tantric Dance of Feminine Power®, the womb-sourced moving meditation practice of her mystery school and Priestess lineage Woman Mysteries of the Ancient Future Sisterhood®. Vajra Ma is author of From a Hidden Stream: The Natural Spiritual Authority of Woman (2010) and is published in numerous anthologies including Foremothers of the Women's Spirituality Movement (2015).Rev Vajra Ma is an ordained Dianic Priestess since 1992, with ministerial credentials through The Temple of Diana, Inc. She is co-founder with her husband and president of Shakti Moon Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to educating and mentoring people to develop and maintain, right relationship with the Source of Life, specifically with Earth, Nature and Woman as the holder of community and future generations.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • trauma? give it to the earth, be love , be grounded, be a safe person..
    • it is not right to steal other people's pain- we can witness it, be present- noone benifts if you steal their pain..
    • difficulty as deep medicine..
    • high blood pressure meds- infusions are food..
    • 94% of americans take perscription drugs and supplements- only 3% have reported interactions..
    • severe breathing problems while pregnant..
    • fatigue- what do you do that makes you exhausted?
    • take your victim story and make it a victimless story..
    • redness in the face- burdock..
  • Friday, January 11, 2019 2:10 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Sound Therapist Ani Williams

    Susun interviews Ani Williams.
    World-renowned recording artist, composer, author and sound therapist developed Songaia Sound Medicine in 1992. She studied Voice Analysis with Sharry Edwards of Sound Health Options, Planetary Tone healing with Oded Mansura of Israel, Fabion Mamon, sound researcher and author. Ani has more than two decades of experience training and serving clients worldwide.
    Her website is https://aniwilliams.com

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • retina and glaucoma issues- 4 cups of infusion a day, well cooked leafy greens, cannabis is the herb for glaucoma, bates methods..
    • first aid kit- motherwort, hypericum, yarrow, echinacea, skullcap, ointment are the bare bones..
    • linden infusion is a far better anti-inflammatory than turmeric...
    • bruised sternum- meadow sweet, yarrow or saint Joan's oil..
    • building lax muscles- weight lifting, yoga- push yourself, but don't push yourself over the edge..
    • high blood pressure and menopause- herbs, monitor, fluid intake..
    • comfrey makes bones flexible..
    • rohlfing- breaks fascia to rebuild rigid muscles- is this a good thing?
    • grated zucchini pulls out infection..
    • growing hypericum..

  • Friday, December 21, 2018 2:35 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    "Active Culture" Yaya Erin Rivera Merriman

    Susun interviews Yaya Erin Rivera Merriman.
    Yaya Erin Rivera Merriman is a Plant Spirit Medicine Practitioner, Ritualist, Goddess Scholar, Mother and Artist. Best known as the director of Active Culture Family, Erin walks a path of community stewardship and service to Gaia through her rolls as lead facilitator of the Medicine Mandala Green Magic Apprenticeship program, and as Priestess of Bridge Temple, a remote off-grid mystery school, healing sanctuary, culture farm, and library of earth magic located on sacred land in the Cleveland National Forest of San Diego, CA.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • relax blood vessels and deal with stress- fresh flowering motherwort tincture, passionflower for the spiritual heart, hawthorn..
    • what the lowest dose of herbal remedy you can take for good effects..
    • drugs are not bad, but overused..
    • mouth infection in cat- yarrow..
    • ear ache- cooked onion on ear method, hard to get to systemic infections with echinacea, garlic oil..
    • malnutrition and cleaning yourself into bad health..
    • crustaceans on seaweed are not vegan, life thrives on seaweed..

  • Wednesday, December 19, 2018 3:19 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Women of Wisdom Lama Tsultrim Allione

    Susun interviews Lama Tsultrim Allione.
    Lama Tsultrim Allione is founder and resident lama of Tara Mandala, located outside Pagosa Springs, Colorado. She traveled to India in her late teens and at the age of twenty-two, was the first western woman to be ordained as a Buddhist nun. After living in the Himalayan region for several years she returned her vows and became the mother of three, while continuing to study and practice Buddhism. She has been awarded the international “Outstanding Woman in Buddhism” by a panel of distinguished scholars and practitioners in Bangkok, Thailand.
    She is author of Women of Wisdom and Feeding Your Demons and her new book is WISDOM RISING A Journey into the Mandala of the Empowered Feminine.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • Frontier Coop, wholesale account: 5 lb bags, 5 herbs, a years worth of herbs
    • Comfrey dried root: topical/external use, dried root in oil (ointment), sitz, poultice
    • Herbal Infusions respond like wild food in the body; interpreted, understood and absorbed easily & wholely
    • We can change a past pain/accident by remembering it differently; instead of hitting stairs, go through the stairs
    • Chronic pain: look for symbolic causes, not for vulnerabilities to try and get rid of
    • Our problems are portals to expansion
    • Migraines: symbolic causes + herbal remedies, including CBD, Skullcap, liver lovers and Solomon Seal
    • Our 'change agents' look like they make a mess of things, in proportion to our barriers of resistance

  • Friday, December 07, 2018 10:17 AM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Fragments of Her Story' Melissa Doordaughter

    Susun interviews Melissa Dawson.
    Melissa Doordaughter Was born in London, England in 1981. She studied anthropology and world religions in the smallest university in Europe. She has performed her poetry at Glastonbury musical festival, at Green Heart Ecological centre in Ibiza and at the Amsterdam International Festival of Poetry.
    Her life has been significantly marked by her experiences as a victim of sexual abuse. She has spent a great part of her young adulthood seeking healing. This journey took her to organic farms around Europe, and back in 2003 she realised her own personal healing was deeply intertwined with the health of our children and the planet itself.
    Her latest book- “Fragments of Her Story” is exactly that, a fragment of a bigger picture, a picture of her journey out of the hell realms and towards a life of joy and gratitude.
    Melissa currently lives and works in Italy, where she works as a proof reader, teacher and translator.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • making pine needle vinegar..
    • try experimenting making herbal remedies, small amounts and see what happens..
    • trauma- changing our minds using sound, color and writing your story..
    • don't should on yourself..
    • do you need a tooth implant with a bone graft?
    • low iron levels and wanting off birth control..
    • tremendous amount of stress...

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