Deliberate and digestible ways to practice conscious living as a modern woman.
After 10 years of exploring what it meant to live a conscious life, Vanessa Feliciano created a space to help other women feel seen and not judged, as they explored this multilayered conversation. What began as a mini-workshop style podcast morphed into a seasonly themed project that highlights how being conscious and courageous happens one choice at a time and in more than one way.
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On the other side of permission...
Welcome to the finale of the Permission to Practice season. In 30 minutes we talk stagnancy, perspective, to-do's, emotional weight, letting go and easing into the excitement of 2020.
We also talk navigating the grief that struck my life towards the end of year, changing course, feeling fraudulent, flow, and the creative process.
We round out with the impact of these interviews, and what permission to practice has come to mean to me after a year of exploring for myself and with others.
Permission to practice with Marilene Caetano
Marilene Caetano took refuge inside her journal as a little girl and as an angsty teenager but eventually walked away.But, when her daughter was 6 months old, Marilene realized she'd reached her capacity to numb and came back to the page. Armed with her innate curiosity and what she’s learned about our brain’s ability to rewire itself, today, her journal practice is how she stays present, grounded and in communion with herself. Journaling she says, has invited her to trust herself and her unfolding pat
Permission to Practice with Sara Clark
Sara Clark spent most of her time on her babysitter’s dairy farm. When she wasn’t getting lost in the woods, playing pretend or reading fiction, she was journaling- about everything she felt, desired and dreamed. Despite how much she loved the practice, it came to a halt for many years and she thanks therapy for bringing her back to the page. Now, this newly married, mother of one, shares how taking better care of herself is a promise she intends to keep and why journaling is at the core of that mission
Permission to Practice with VersAnnette Blackman Bosia
VerseAnnete Blackman-Bosia grew up with a love for words and was instantly hooked when introduced to journaling. As a sensitive soul, her journal offered her a solace she never found with others. For over 30 years she has processed every feeling on the page. From motherhood, to losing her brother, all the way through navigating the edges of her own mental health diagnosis; Armed with a pen in her hand, Verse proves the infinite opportunities writing can give you, when you willingly accept the invitation.
Permission to Practice with Meg Kissack
Meg Kissack is a perfect example of how a journal practice doesn’t have to follow any kind of rules or regimens for it to be a beneficial tool in your life. From words to paint, to postcards; from forgiveness to learning how to face yourself, Meg shares the ups, downs and turnarounds of her practice, and how she has learned to keep showing up. Life is a practice she says and with hefty dose of curiosity she journals, when she wants to, how she wants to and lets herself feel proud every step of the way.
Permission to Practice with Shirin Eskdani
Shrin Eskandani may have dabbled with diaries as a young girl but journaling wasn't always something she believed in. Today, Shirin tells and lives a different story. Journaling, she says, has taught her how to navigate her life’s intentions with curiosity and self compassion. In her eyes, her journals are her dear friends, and help her discern the difference between impulse and intuition; a practice she counts on to re-center herself and remember what she truly wants and needs right her and now.