The Awaken podcast special series, Women in Psychedelics is a podcast series that does an amazing job of telling the stories of fascinating women who are currently making an impact within the psychedelic and plant healing movement.
The intention of this series is to further amplify female voices within this space. Natasja is driven by bringing to the forefront untold stories, exclusive content, and inspiration. This is about offering and celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and sometimes the unseen achievements of women in this psychedelic renaissance. A way to stand together embracing our diversity for a greater Sisterhood.
Meet in this episode Stefana Bosse, path has been guided by a sincere longing to be of service to life, and a continuous inquiry as to how to go about that. She spent her teenage years and early adult life working on socio-economic and political issues, initially with children in India, Brazil, Peru and England, then on deforestation and human rights issues in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Papua New Guinea. She obtained degrees from the University of Oxford, Sciences Po, and Columbia University, however her most important education came from the illness and death of her mother, and the discovery of psychedelic medicines. These experiences led her to directing a psilocybin-retreat programme and founding Alalaho.
In this episode, Stefana discusses:
Stefana’s journey into servicing the psychedelic realm The body as medicineDeath as a catalyst and the relationship to psychedelicsSpiritual health as a key quality and healing needed in our societyUnderstanding spiritual work in psychedelic facilitation personal vs group workOur shared humanity and practices in retreat settingsThe qualities of feminine / masculine, yin/yang and our conditionsThe revival of the feminine (in both men and women); why both men and women (and other beings) suffer from the patriarchal repression of the feminineand the role of psychedelic medicines in all of thisConcerns about what is happening with all the scaling, with people becoming psychedelic space holders not having experience, What is Ethical Psychedelic MarketingHow to support the psychedelic eco-system togetherChallenges in the psychedelic training realm What qualities does someone need to have to be a psychedelic facilitatorWhat are Alalaho retreats and program Website: Https://www.alalaho.org
Social Media handles: @alalaho_ @stefana.bosse
Dream episode Natasja refers to an earlier episode with Dream Mullick on Death as Medicine, Sacred Plants Allies and the Creation of Entheowheel
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