Podcast Episode 17: Guided Meditation on Expanding Our Container
In this episode of The Steward Project podcast, I'm offering something a little different. This episode, I'm offering a guided meditation to help us expand our containers in order to thrive in a challenging world as we do radical work. When I was in Mexico for my yoga retreat, I made sure to sneak down to the beach and record this guided meditation for you! This is one of my personal Radical Self-Care practices...whenever I'm in nature (whether it's the ocean, a lake, the re
Podcast Episode 16: Radical Self-Care Reality Check
In this episode of The Steward Project podcast, I'm going there. It's time for a Reality Check. I'm sharing the reasons we need to focus on Radical Self-Care and why I feel the time is NOW to prioritize this work. If we get right down to it...Helpers, Healers and Change-makers are DYING. Burn-Out, Vicarious Trauma, and Compassion Fatigue are literally killing us. Either by stressing us out, causing very real health issues, or by breaking our hearts resulting in suicide...
Podcast Episode 15: Cultivating Compassion as an act of Radical Self-Care
In this episode of The Steward Project podcast, we're exploring the cultivation of compassion as an act of Radical self-care. Compassion is the foundation of a Radical Self-Care practice. Without self-compassion, we may not believe that we need or are worthy of the same care we give to others. We may feel that self-care is selfish or a luxury. But what we are seeing now is an epidemic of compassion fatigue and burn-out of helpers, healers and change-makers. If we want to
Podcast Episode 14: The Truth About Burn-Out
In this episode of The Steward Project Podcast, I'm getting real about burn-out. It's a topic that is coming up a lot and there is growing awareness of what burn-out is and how it impacts us. However, there is a special flavor of burn-out experienced by those of us in the Helping, Healing, or Change-making fields. Join me for this in-depth discussion on the classic signs/symptoms of burn-out, how burn-out impacts us, our work and the outcomes we hope to achieve, and what we