23 episodes

Natasja Pelgrom is a Mystic & Holistic Transformational Mentor. She assists people with cutting-edge transformational tools. She is highly intuitive and has facilitated over 500+ Sacred Ceremonies. Natasja is the founder of Awaken the Medicine Within retreat & program, and the Wellness Retreat Director at Synthesis Institute. In each episode, Natasja and her guests dive deep into topics around psychedelics, wisdom traditions, spirituality, ascension, science, and day to day personal development practices. You will hear heart-opening conversations and inspiring interviews with leaders from all over the world. Expect to leave each episode with expanded consciousness and practical tips to apply to your life right away.The Awaken podcast also has a special series called ‘Women in Psychedelics’. This is a series that brings forth the stories of fascinating women who are currently making an impact within the psychedelic and plant healing movement.The intention for this series is to further amplify female voices. Natasja is driven by bringing to the forefront untold stories, exclusive content, and inspiration. The interviews are a celebration, of the social, economic, cultural, and sometimes the unseen achievements of women in this psychedelic movement.

The Awaken Podcast with Natasja Pelgrom Natasja Pelgrom

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Natasja Pelgrom is a Mystic & Holistic Transformational Mentor. She assists people with cutting-edge transformational tools. She is highly intuitive and has facilitated over 500+ Sacred Ceremonies. Natasja is the founder of Awaken the Medicine Within retreat & program, and the Wellness Retreat Director at Synthesis Institute. In each episode, Natasja and her guests dive deep into topics around psychedelics, wisdom traditions, spirituality, ascension, science, and day to day personal development practices. You will hear heart-opening conversations and inspiring interviews with leaders from all over the world. Expect to leave each episode with expanded consciousness and practical tips to apply to your life right away.The Awaken podcast also has a special series called ‘Women in Psychedelics’. This is a series that brings forth the stories of fascinating women who are currently making an impact within the psychedelic and plant healing movement.The intention for this series is to further amplify female voices. Natasja is driven by bringing to the forefront untold stories, exclusive content, and inspiration. The interviews are a celebration, of the social, economic, cultural, and sometimes the unseen achievements of women in this psychedelic movement.

    Natasja with Daniel on Psychedelic Integration, Humor, Healing and the Psilocybin Summit.

    Natasja with Daniel on Psychedelic Integration, Humor, Healing and the Psilocybin Summit.

    Meet Daniel ‘Sitaram Das’ Shankin, he is the founder of Mt. Tam Psychedelic Integration, an organization serving individuals who are exploring their consciousness for transformational evolution within a supportive community. He offers one of one integration coaching, and his clients describe his work as profound yet casual, both humorous and reverent.
    After a deep and intense awakening experience in 1998, Daniel dove deep into his yoga and meditation practice to stabilize his realization in his body and the world. He began teaching in 2002 and took over leadership of his neighborhood yoga studio in 2004. As a yoga and meditation teacher for over 20 years, Daniel has dedicated his life to the cultivation of clarity, resilience, and heart. He uses tools from a wide variety of traditions to help his clients to develop powerful personal practices for psychedelic preparation and integration. 
    In this episode Daniel Shankin discusses:
    Daniels journey with meditation and psychedelics The gifts of active listening and body awarenessPsychedelic integration and what are the vital pillars of healing From depression/anxiety moving toward connection, empathy, and compassion with the work of psychedelics and plant medicinesHow meditation supports your psychedelic journey and meaning-makingHow a deep practice help through challenging journeysWhen a sense of humor helps your self-realization Letting go of the body armor with laughter, how it promotes release and change in vibrationHow and why psilocybin summit is createdExplore the change in topics over the years and whyThe rise of women’s work, womb work, moon cycles, and birth with psychedelicsThe work is changing Self-hatred moving into gentleness Practice being cool and giving yourself permission to relax https://tamintegration.com
    Social Media handles: tamintegration 

    What to join the Psilocybin Summit 16-20th of September, use my coupon link or code Awaken
    https://2021.psilocybinsummit.com/tickets/?coupon=awaken

    Inspiration
    We also mention episode 7 with Jessica Grotfeld on Healing with Psilocybin Mushrooms and Transformative Woman's Work.

    If you appreciate our time, efforts, and offers, please feel free to donate to the scholarship program of Awaken The Medicine Within Retreat & Program. 
    We believe in the Practices of Generosity and Gratitude. The practices of generosity and gratitude are considered foundations on which to build a good life in many of the world’s wisdom traditions. We, therefore, hope to inspire those that can to step into the act of contribution and donate towards our scholarship initiative. For those that want to apply to one of our retreats and is in need of Financial Assistance or you want to become a Volunteering Ally please read here.
    Subscribe HERE and receive a free 30 min Alignment Meditation, and get updates on retreats, programs, and free content. 

    http://awakenthemedicinewithin.com/

    • 1 hr
    Guided Meditation for Connecting with Your Purpose - North Star Meditation w/ Natasja Pelgrom

    Guided Meditation for Connecting with Your Purpose - North Star Meditation w/ Natasja Pelgrom

    Guided Meditation for Connecting with Your Purpose - North Star Meditation W/ Natasja Pelgrom

    This guided meditation will inspire and support you on the journey of stepping into your soul purpose and sharing your sacred gifts, talents, and wisdom in the world, during these times when your light is so needed.
    So connecting to the North Star is as if you are connecting to your purpose so it can help you make informed decisions. Be content with your progress, knowing that you’re one step closer to your mission…
    Over time you may find that your north star will evolve as you evolve. That’s completely fine. You may experience something that pushes you in a different direction.
    So, what’s your north star?
    Is it being the best parent you can be?
    Is it providing fresh water to the world?
    Is it empowering children?
    Is it living a simple life?
    And if you don't know just at this moment it's okay, let me support you with this guided visualization meditation where you will be putting it out in the universe, it could be the thing you need to kickstart your journey.
    May this meditation uplift your heart and spirit today, and remind you how beautiful you are and how much your love is medicine for this world.
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    Did you know that Awaken The Medicine Within isn't just a 5-day Psilocybin or Toad medicine retreat? We provide an extended 5-week virtual program for preparation & integration!

    If you appreciate our time, efforts, and offers, please feel free to donate to the scholarship program of Awaken The Medicine Within Retreat & Program. 
    We believe in the Practices of Generosity and Gratitude. The practices of generosity and gratitude are considered foundations on which to build a good life in many of the world’s wisdom traditions. We, therefore, hope to inspire those that can to step into the act of contribution and donate towards our scholarship initiative. For those that want to apply to one of our retreats and is in need of Financial Assistance or you want to become a Volunteering Ally please read here.
    Subscribe HERE and receive a free 30 min Alignment Meditation, and get updates on retreats, programs, and free content. 
    www.awakenthemedicinewithin.com

    • 22 min
    Natasja with Karena, Tian and Jessika on Women in Psychedelics, Sexuality and Initiations

    Natasja with Karena, Tian and Jessika on Women in Psychedelics, Sexuality and Initiations

    Meet Karena Thompson, Tian Daphne, Jessika Lagarde in Women in Psychedelics series.

    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 for this series is to further amplify female voices within this space. Natasja 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. 
    Welcome to the very first Round Table Talk!

    FungiAcademy 
    Karena Thompson
    Director of Communications at FungiAcademy 
    Karena has been a wellness blogger and influencer for over a decade. Her passion for wellness started at a young age when her parents grew ill due to poor lifestyle choices. When Instragram first released she jumped on board and decided to take the influencer route. She focused her time and energy into using this platform to spread positive and informative wellness tips as well as bring up taboo topics such as psychedelics and sexuality. 
    She turned this passion into a career becoming 200hr+ Yoga Teacher, a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Women's Health Coach in 2016. As medicinal mushrooms became more popular online, she has started to incorporate fungi into her practices and teachings, helping demystify and spread the magic of mushrooms.
    Instagram: @karenaabeana and @FungiAcademy
    https://fungiacademy.com/ 
    WOOP (Women On Psychedelics)
    Jessika Lagarde
    Co-founder of WOOP, Jessika is a multi-ethnic woman, born and raised in Brazil. She is a storyteller, adventure seeker, and Earth/Climate activist currently living in The Netherlands. Her personal experience with psychedelics and her family history connected to the War on Drugs in her home country are the drivers of her work with WOOP. Women On Psychedelics is aneducational platform made by women - and for women - to normalize and destigmatize the talk around psychedelics, drug use and women's mental health.
    Her personal healing work with psychedelics have made her more aware not only of the crisis of our planet but also of the mental crisis humanity is in. All of her work is informed in taking action in a way that serves the Earth and our human collective, in hopes of mobilizing inner healing towards outer action.

    Instagram:@theglobalpaths
    Tian Daphne
    Co-founder of WOOP, Tian is an avid explorer of the world and human consciousness who loves to ponder the nature of reality. Serendipitous encounters brought her into the incredible world of fungi and plant medicines, initiating a journey of discovery, learning and deep healing. This ignited a passion to share the emerging research, and to help amplify the voices of women in this field.
    @womenonpsychedelics 
    www.womenonpsychedelics.org

    Inspiration:
    JM Balbuena
    Author, The Successful Canna-preneur
    www.thesuccessfulcannapreneur.com
    If you appreciate our time, efforts, and offers, please feel free to donate to the scholarship program of Awaken The Medicine Within Retreat & Program. 
    We believe in the Practices of Generosity and Gratitude. The practices of generosity and gratitude are considered foundations on which to build a good life in many of the world’s wisdom traditions. We, therefore, hope to inspire those that can to step into the act of contribution and

    • 32 min
    Natasja with Elizabeth Wood on Dropping Polarity, Ascension and the New Human

    Natasja with Elizabeth Wood on Dropping Polarity, Ascension and the New Human

    Meet Elizabeth Wood.

    Considered an advanced seer, Elizabeth Wood works on the cutting edge of galactic and quantum anthropology, trauma healing, and futurism. With her lifelong ability to see into and work with all dimensions, her theoretical and psychic work has helped people all over the world. Called “Living Library and Oracle”, Elizabeth has spent her whole life studying anthropological theory, quantum physics, ancient and modern medicine. She has two science degrees, including a Masters in Applied Anthropology. Her philosophies and practices bridge science and spirituality to support real change in the world.
    In this episode, Elizabeth Wood discusses:
    What are the visible changes in the patriarchal system in the last decade The rise of galactic consciousnessIn 2017 the matrix shifted into formlessnessThe  Earth's AscensionWhat does it mean to be a Seer & a ScientistHow to walk in the middle of polarityWhat is Discernment, and TruthWhat is the difference between Soul and PersonalityThe energy that distorts Love is FearWhat is a community in a fluid paradigm How to allow isolation, attachment, and emptiness to be presentHow to be your own SeerFrom psychic, and empath embracing your own living libraryHow being an Oracle and navigating 12 DimensionsHow empaths can be more grounded during challenging times and connected directly to SourceWhat is Freedom and being of ServiceInspiration:
    In this episode, we speak about Lucia Rene and her book Unplugging from the Patriarchy 
    Handles:
    https://www.seerandscientist.com/
    If you appreciate our time, efforts, and offers, please feel free to donate to the scholarship program of Awaken The Medicine Within Retreat & Program. 
    We believe in the Practices of Generosity and Gratitude. The practices of generosity and gratitude are considered foundations on which to build a good life in many of the world’s wisdom traditions. We, therefore, hope to inspire those that can to step into the act of contribution and donate towards our scholarship initiative. For those that want to apply to one of our retreats and is in need of Financial Assistance or you want to become a Volunteering Ally please read here.
    Subscribe HERE and receive a free 30 min Alignment Meditation, and get updates on retreats, programs, and free content. 
    http://awakenthemedicinewithin.com/

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Natasja with Isra Garcia on having an Unstoppable Attitude, Experimental Lifestyle and The Great Victory.

    Natasja with Isra Garcia on having an Unstoppable Attitude, Experimental Lifestyle and The Great Victory.

    Meet Isra Garcia. 

    Welcome to this very exclusive episode where Isra shares his very last interview and public appearance before going 100% offline. He will be unplugging from all attachment, identity, connections, and performances for an indefinite time, he calls it 'The Great Victory'. 
    Listen here why and how!
    Isra is a best-selling Author in Amazon. Holistic High-Performance trainer. Marketer. Consultant. Speaker. Author. Educator. Digital Business. Blogger. Podcaster. Entrepreneur. Let’s illustrate it in figures: 9 books published, 4.300 people trained, 71 clients, 62 businesses advised, 439 speakings, 5.010 articles published, 42 projects launched, 538 lectures/workshops, 7 companies, 22 adventures, 47 lifestyle experiments, 174 podcasts episodes, but most importantly ∞ fails. So far. Isra is in forward motion. He is obsessed with performing every day beyond his peak and pushing others to do the same.
    Isra Garcia is considered one of the youngest leading experts on human potential and peak performance, specializing in impact marketing, disruption, unstoppable attitude, and experimental lifestyle.
    In this episode, Isra Garcia discusses:
    His personal journey, against all oddsFrom limiting beliefs to fuel to excelFollowing your principles and values  The cost of not trying is higher than actually doing itNot only thinking outside the box but being outside itHow to use challenges as leverage for growthAcknowledging your biggest fear is the path through the darknessHow to deal with rejection and abandonment Exploring your biggest challenge and your last attachmentWhat is fearless livingHow to prepare for hard times in lifeHis ultimate challenge, The Great VictoryUnplugging 100% of all attachment, and identity The questions we all should ask ourselvesWhat is true freedom and how can you attain itHandles:
     isragarcia.com
    Podcast: http://disrupt-everything.isragarcia.es
    Holistic high-performance training programs 1:1
    https://isragarcia.com/projects/holistic-high-performance-training-program
    Social Media handles:
    @isragarcia - instagram.
    @Israel_Garcia - twitter
    Isra Garcia - youtube
    Isra Garcia - LinkedIn

    Find Isra's book here

    True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so, wants nothing.  - Seneca 
    In this episode, talk about:
    Disrupt Everything with Isra Garcia interviewing Natasja Pelgrom
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    The Awaken Podcast w/ Lex Empress on the gift of Vision, Transformation and Soulsong
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    If you appreciate our time, efforts, and offers, please feel free to donate to the scholarship program of Awaken The Medicine Within Retreat & Program. 
    We believe in the Practices of Generosity and Gratitud

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Natasja with Nate James on Following Your Dreams, Mental Health and from Stardom to Commoner

    Natasja with Nate James on Following Your Dreams, Mental Health and from Stardom to Commoner

    Meet Nate James .

    Nate is no stranger to the music and entertainment industry. In his career, he has released two solo albums, collaborated with superstars like Aretha Franklin, Norah Jones, and Chaka Khan, written songs for Lemar, Craig David, and Blue, AND been nominated for three MOBO Awards.

    Nate James has joint UK/US citizenship as he was born on a U. S. Air Force base in England to an American father and English mother. As a recognized songwriter, he was signed by Universal Publishing in 2004, prior to him releasing any material as a performer. Unlike many young artists, he did not sign away the copyright in his recordings in the fast pursuit of fame. He owns his own music videos and does his own A&R, Nate released on his own Frofunk imprint via various deals with Independent Labels around the world. In so doing Nate has become one of the most successful independent soul recording artists globally. James sold over 1,000,000 albums and enjoyed sizable airplay hits across mainland Europe and Japan. He made an appearance on The Voice UK in 2013.

    In this episode Nate James discusses:
    Influence of Motown and R&B growing upHow the pandemic has affected his career, life, and relationships The Golden threat of a challenging yearHow going from a successful, popular entertainer to working in a supermarketComing Out is a Journey, Not a Destination, Finding the LGBTQIA tribeCreative expression of his coming out, releasing a song "In My Skin"Examining racial stereotypes in the entertainment industry Inspiration from trailblazing and not following trendMusic is storytellingSelf-care during challenges and disappointmentsHow energy work such as Reiki has helped his (mental) health We all need time-out and continued educationListen to 'In My Skin'  here as referred to in this episode, being his coming out song.

    Check Nate's latest single release, May 14th, 2021, here " Chasing The Sun.
    Chasing The Sun (Official Video)
    Nate James Handles:
    Insta: @thenatejames and whatsnateycookin
    Twitter @nate_ _ james
    Facebook Www.facebook.com/natejamesofficial
    Youtube: Nate James
    You can follow him here on Spotify

    Mentioned in the opening:
    Alignment Coaching Journey here 

    • 1 hr 4 min

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