Elisabeth and Merianna are at it again except this time they are talking about deeper connections and deeper issues.
December 17th, 2018 | 39 mins 6 secs
altars, celebrations, intentionality, markers
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about dogs, celebration, and intentionality. Have you ever heard the story of how Elisabeth and Merianna met? The story is in this episode!
December 5th, 2018 | 29 mins 58 secs
darkness, labyrinth, light, winter solstice
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the season of darkness. How does it impact the way we view ourselves? Do we try to flee from darkness or search for the light in the midst of darkness?
November 30th, 2018 | 34 mins 24 secs
breathe, meditation, self value, time management
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the gift of time and space. How do you give yourself time and space to breathe and recuperate? What does this say about how you value yourself? Is valuing yourself the same as self-care?
November 20th, 2018 | 46 mins 47 secs
big magic, creativity, grief, growing, self-care
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about grief and how you never truly get over grief. Instead, grief becomes a part of who you are and a part of your story. They talk about the power of great authors and great words.
October 19th, 2018 | 55 mins 38 secs
balance, harmony, nontraditional day, nontraditional work, self-care, wholeness
Elisabeth and Merianna are joined by MG McCullough, Doctor of Chinese Medicine who is about to have a little girl. They talk about self-care, parenting, rest, balance and harmony. How does it all fit together? Can it all fit together?
October 3rd, 2018 | 40 mins 15 secs
productivity, rest, self care, time off
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the importance of taking time to rest. They discuss how much paid leave time isn't taken in America and why so many of us feel guilty about taking downtime or time off. What does it mean to be productive? Do you have to be exhausted all the time to be a "good worker?"
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?