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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.

MoonWise Dorothée Sophie Royal

    • Spirituality

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.

    HEAL: Dr. Kate Sydney and Mandy Ashlock on Breast Health (Ep. 30)

    HEAL: Dr. Kate Sydney and Mandy Ashlock on Breast Health (Ep. 30)

    In this episode of #moonwisepodcast, we speak with Dr. Kate Sydney and Mandy Asklock, LMT about self care for healthy breasts. They share important information about the anatomy of breasts, the lymphatic system and simple ways to care for this vital part of our bodies. Dr. Kate Sydney explains, “we don’t address things until they become a disease…We’re either not thinking about our breasts at all or we have breast cancer, and nothing in between. It’s important to address these blank spots in our education.”

    We talk about overcoming shame and cultural messaging around the breasts. We discuss how to pick bras for health and comfort and some recommendations for women-led bra companies. We cover how to do a self breast massage and what oils are easy to use for that. We also touch on some nutrition tips for healthy breasts and how to pick out safe deodorants.

    We also talk about:

    How the breasts are connected to the heart

    The benefits of Poke Root Oil

    Why Vitamin C is important for healthy breasts

    Deodorants that work without harmful chemicals

    • 46 min
    MAGIC BRIDGE MOON: Lunar Forecast with Susan Lipshutz (December 21, 2019 - January 24, 2020)

    MAGIC BRIDGE MOON: Lunar Forecast with Susan Lipshutz (December 21, 2019 - January 24, 2020)

    A lunar forecast for December 21, 2019 - January 24, 2020 by Susan Lipshutz featuring tips and practices for Winter Solstice and the New Year.

    “Be mindful of your inner world.” - Susan Lipshutz

    This moon cycle, it’s time to bridge into a new decade with Winter Solstice and a New Moon Solar Eclipse on December 25th. We have the opportunity to reset our bones and seed our dreams for 2020.

    In this episode of #moonwisepodcast, Susan shares insights about Capricorn as we enter winter eclipse season and the new year. She encourages us to take time for self care, to breathe and feel the seasonal shifts. She says it’s a time for magic, color and working with fire and light. We can ask ourselves, “what do we give to the night?” Susan reminds us to examine our past year and our past decade. She says, “is there an element of our persona that we’ve outgrown that is eclipsing our light, that is eclipsing our growth?” She invites us to release toxic aspects of our lives that we’ve outgrown. She says, “to be personally accountable and self-accepting will be the payoff.”

    Susan offers writing prompts and recommendations for stones and flower essences to work with the energy of the month. She also shares a beautiful guided meditation (around minute 42:50) to take us into our inner vision. Tune in to hear about how we can step into the new decade with renewed clarity and strength.

    • 57 min
    RENEW: Dorothée Sophie Royal on Reclaiming Winter Magic (Ep. 29)

    RENEW: Dorothée Sophie Royal on Reclaiming Winter Magic (Ep. 29)

    In this episode of #moonwisepodcast, Dorothée Sophie Royal shares resources for bringing intention and earth-honoring ritual into the holiday season.

    The show is divided into three short chapters. She shares a holiday planning guide, thoughts on reclaiming the Christmas tree as spiritual practice and the ancient and little-heard story of Mother Christmas. She says, “I hope that this discussion is useful for examining inherited traditions and habits as well as helping us all remember that we have the choice to create more meaningful seasonal rituals for ourselves.

    • 15 min
    COSMIC SKY MOON: Lunar Forecast with Susan Lipshutz (November 26 - December 25, 2019)

    COSMIC SKY MOON: Lunar Forecast with Susan Lipshutz (November 26 - December 25, 2019)

    This moon cycle, it’s time to dream and get inspired. We have the opportunity to clear old resentments and embody our truth.

    In this episode of #moonwisepodcast, Susan shares insights about Sagittarius as we enter the last month of the decade. She encourages us to elevate our wisdom and think expansively. She says it’s time to own the truth about our history and take responsibility for it. At the same time, she reminds us that we don’t need to box ourselves in with our mind. Susan reminds us to pay attention to our dreams, patterns and write down what we’re experiencing. She invites us to challenge our old definitions and to see our lives as an adventure story. What is the next chapter that you want to write?

    Susan offers writing prompts and recommendations for stones, flower essences and a ritual to work with the energy of the month. Tune in to hear about how we can cleanse our thought field and see the bigger picture of our life.

    • 55 min
    SPEAK: Joy Donnell on Storytelling and Cultural Legacy (Ep. 28)

    SPEAK: Joy Donnell on Storytelling and Cultural Legacy (Ep. 28)

    In this episode of #moonwisepodcast, we speak with producer and author Joy Donnell about the power of storytelling. Joy shares her unique perspective on creativity, intention-setting and finding the authentic voice within. As Joy says,"it’s an important time for people who work with words.”
    We talk about how the spoken word can be an experience of relationship and true reciprocity. We talk about how the spoken word can be an experience of relationship and true reciprocity. We discuss privilege, betrayal and whose story is getting funded in the media today. She explains, "The stories that we know are the stories that got funded…Who ended up on buildings and who ended up buried? Who got pushed to the margins and who got magnified?" As Joy says, “its an important time for people who work with words.” 

    We also talk about:

    Positive self talk

    Affirmations & intention-setting

    The need for new stories about the feminine

    Representation in media

    Her new book, “Beyond Brand”

    • 48 min
    DARK MYSTERY MOON: Lunar Forecast with Susan Lipshutz (October 28 - November 26, 2019)

    DARK MYSTERY MOON: Lunar Forecast with Susan Lipshutz (October 28 - November 26, 2019)

    This moon cycle, it’s time to move into depth and darkness as we enter Scorpio season. We have the opportunity to break spells and agreements that don’t serve us anymore. In this episode of #moonwisepodcast, Susan Lipshutz talks about merging with the dark inside and outside of ourselves. She reminds us that, “it is time to stay awake without fear.”

    She encourages us to be patient and forgiving with the stormy emotional waters that may arise. She says, “there’s a descent into more depth, that’s where the power lies.” She asks, “how can I merge with my power with love, with grace and with my inner values?” As the veils thin, it’s a time to honor our ancestors and work with the elements in a deliberate way. Susan cautions us, “go slow in the discovery of the magic.” And she encourages us to work with boundaries and trust as we commit to new habits.

    Susan offers ritual suggestions and recommendations for herbs to support the energies of the month. Tune in to hear about how we can go beneath the surface for emotional healing, shake up old systems and work with our raw creative power.

    Here are some important dates: 

    October 28, 2019 New Moon in Scorpio

    October 31, 2019 Halloween/Samhain/Mercury Retrograde

    November 2, 2019 Day of the Dead

    November 12, 2019 Full Moon in Taurus

    • 58 min

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