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The future relies on the wellness of mothers.
Welcome to Rewild Mothering, a weekly podcast about holistic maternal wellness for Earth-honoring mothers to help us grow into the wild guides we envision for ourselves, our families, and our planet. Join Dr. Allison Davis, a maternal mental health ecotherapist, as we alchemize science and the sacred: weaving together modern research, ancient wisdom, and mind-body-spirit practices that that help us channel the transformative power of matrescence, the developmental period of motherhood. Reclaim mothering as wild initiation, with Mother Nature as guide.
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After taking a DNA test last year, Lindsay Blount found out she gad a father and twenty+ siblings she had never met. As a result, she finds herself becoming more fully herself by living in the liminal space of identity.
Jessie Harrold, doula and a coach for new mothers, discusses how matrescence, or the developmental period of motherhood, initiates a profound shift in a mother’s identity. Although there are many challenges associated with this period of rapid change, it can also be approaches as a time ripe with the potential of profound and positive self transformation.
Dr. Richelle Whittaker shares from both her professional knowledge and personal experience about the natural developmental challenges of motherhood and how these are too often pathologized or made into disorders. She shares how viewing matrescecne, or the transition into motherhood, within a wellness perspective can help us support ourselves and others throughout the many liminal spaces on our mothering journeys.
Learn about nature therapy and how it can help support your mental health and wellness as a mother. I share about my orientation as a therapist and a bit about how it transforms the conventional psychological approach to maternal mental wellness.
Micah Mortali, author of Rewilding: Meditations, Practices, and Skills for Awakening in Nature, discusses how to rewild through the practice of ancestral skills.
Micah Mortali, author of Rewilding: Meditations, Practices, and Skills for Awakening in Nature, gives background on the rewilding movement, the effects of nature divorcement, and one accessible way you can start healing nature deficit disorder through mindfulness in the great outdoors.
Chelsie Washington of Weird Mom Podcast, shares how she embraces her quirks, her idiosyncrasies, and her “weird” as guidance for creating a philosophy and practice of mother work that feels empowering.
Be a guest!
Bring your expertise, your lived experience, and your mindbodyspirit practices to connect with the Rewild Mothering podcast audience (ranked as high as #138 in the “USA: Kids & Family: Parenting” Apple Podcast category).
I’d love to have you on the podcast to talk about your mothering journey and work you do to support mothers. Scheduling now for late 2021 with a focus on the perinatal period.