Elisabeth and Merianna are at it again except this time they are talking about deeper connections and deeper issues.
September 18th, 2018 | 41 mins 40 secs
change, changing seasons, fall equinox, setting intention
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the changing seasons. Why do we resist change? Are there rituals and ways we could welcome change more readily?
September 14th, 2018 | 40 mins 14 secs
change, making a plan, new seasons, productivity
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about what happens when you have a plan and those plans changed. How do you judge productivity? How do you ride the waves of change as they come?
August 24th, 2018 | 33 mins 1 sec
helping professions, self-care, self-sacrificing, societal norms, triggers
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about triggers to the past. Does experiencing triggers or bad days mean you haven't progressed or grown? How do you handle unexpected triggers? Do you have to adhere to societal norms or expectations when they are detrimental to your own health and growth?
August 13th, 2018 | 50 mins 16 secs
art, courage, creativity, journeying, mindfulness, mysticism, outside
Elisabeth brings a friend to this week's podcast! She introduces Merianna to Jennifer Gerhart, an artist, illustrator, and writer. They talk to Jenn about her journey to the outside and what she is discovering and learning along her way.
July 30th, 2018 | 46 mins 10 secs
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the longest lunar eclipse in this century and how to overcome misinformation. How do you know what to believe? Is everything you read on the Internet true?
July 23rd, 2018 | 48 mins 8 secs
mindfulness, reading, self-care
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the importance of giving yourself time and space to breathe. When you take a breather you are recentered and are able to reconnect in relationships and work. But how do you convince yourself to actually take that time?
June 19th, 2018 | 31 mins 52 secs
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the joys and frustration of trying to grow a garden. The slugs will come, but their arrival doesn't mean you are a bad gardener. In fact, the slugs remind us that they is very little about the gardening process that we can control.
June 8th, 2018 | 45 mins
authenticity, courage, true self, vulnerability
Elisabeth and Merianna talking about we hide under layers until we know the environment or person is safe. Does this make us inauthentic or do we all have multiple layers? Are there people who only have one layer?
June 1st, 2018 | 40 mins 43 secs
being present, meditation, mindfulness
Merianna asks Elisabeth, “Did you ever think you’d be where you are?” What did you imagine your life to be? What do you do when you feel like you are stuck in your job or in other aspects of your life?
May 25th, 2018 | 39 mins 27 secs
incense, meditation, mindfulness, smells and bells
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about smells used in worship and meditation. What do these smells evoke within us? Do smells bring us to a more spiritual state or closer to the Universe? Why do certain smells draw people in while driving others away?
May 14th, 2018 | 42 mins 30 secs
enneagram, self-awareness, self-care, woo
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about their strengths and personality types. Are you a challenger? Do you hold the power of woo? How does this information impact the way you see yourself and how you interact with others?
May 7th, 2018 | 37 mins 12 secs
centering, mindfulness, prioritize, rituals, strengthen your core
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about 30 day challenges, schedules, and prioritizing what is important to you. How can you reignite your core? How do you decide what you need to stay centered? How do you challenge yourself to continue to grow and get stronger?
April 30th, 2018 | 43 mins 4 secs
gardening, inspiration, rhythms of life
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the ebb and flow of creativity and inspiration. There are always seasons of darkness, but the light comes. Do you worry that the season you find in yourself in will never end? Can you detect the rhythms of your life?
April 3rd, 2018 | 33 mins 40 secs
easter, holy week, life and death, missing keys, spring equinox
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the key life and death. Is losing your keys a sign from the universe to slow down?
How do we decide what is really important in life? Does confronting unexpected death challenge us to reflect on our life and how we are living? What happens after death?
March 16th, 2018 | 52 mins 8 secs
confirmation bias, critical literacy, echo chambers
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the dangers of confirmation bias, clickbait, and our society’s lack of critical literacy. How can we tell whether a piece of writing is accurate and whether the research is legitimate? Do we only read and share things that we already agree with? Why are we scared to challenge our own assumptions and perspectives?
March 9th, 2018 | 44 mins 7 secs
bird watching, community, connection, universe
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about watching birds and whether birds are harbingers or not. They also talk about how to connect to the natural world. Is the universe trying to send you a message? Would you recognize the message if it was?