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The Work Of The Empath

The Work Of The Empath

By Erika Harris * EmpathicWriter
"Speak a new language, so that the world will be a new world." (Rumi) This show promotes empathic leadership, by showcasing the Featured Voices of others, and "News From The Inside" solo episodes from me. SUBMIT YOUR SOUND-SELFIE HERE: --->
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7. Featured Voice :: NADIRAH GOLDSMITH :: "Nature, BE-ingness + Empathy"
Episode 7 features Nadirah Goldsmith, of Wombmens Temple, which is her ministry.  Nadirah is a beautiful and free spirit, student of the Ifa tradition, who "always flows in the space of infinite possibilities." -------------------------------------------------------------------------- * BE A FEATURED VOICE. SUBMIT YOUR SOUND-SELFIE. *
October 21, 2020
6. Featured Voice :: KURT ROBINSON :: "Therapy and Empathy"
Episode 6 features KURT ROBINSON, a gifted provider of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). He's also the creator of A Beautiful Thought Podcast, which you should definitely check out. Kurt highly recommends this book:  On Becoming A Person, by Carl Rogers, the founder of humanistic psychology. 1-Minute Wake-i-tation Song: "Stomps and Claps," by Scott Holmes. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- * BE A FEATURED VOICE. SUBMIT YOUR SOUND-SELFIE. *
October 14, 2020
5. News From The Inside :: INNER GOLD. 🌟 SECOND SWEETNESS. 🍯
Hi, friends! This episode -- number 5 -- is the first edition of "News From The Inside," which is a segment intended to normalize all things "inner life." I've titled this one "Inner Gold. Second Sweetness." because tomorrow is a milestone birthday. I'll be 50!  🐛🦋💃🏿 This is for everyone who has ever journeyed mid-way through something... whether a marathon, a road-trip, or life itself. Background song behind Second Sweetness is "Dreaming Days," by Ketsa. * BE A FEATURED VOICE. SUBMIT YOUR SOUND-SELFIE. *
October 7, 2020
4. Featured Voice :: "ANGELICA RAVEN HEART" :: "How I Became An Empathic Leader By Surviving Incest"
"How I Became An Empathic Leader By Surviving Incest" Tim Ferriss' blog post, with extensive resource list: Artwork is "Girl With Balloon," by Banksy.
September 30, 2020
3. Featured Voice :: PAM + DR. CHARLES CLENCY :: "Lyric Soprano Banishes Loneliness"
Pam (voice) and Dr. Charles Clency (piano) share two popular songs that seem to have new meaning. But doesn't everything, these days? There are also wise-bits from Pam, and narrative-bits from me. Enjoy! 💜 _________________________________________ Contact them: * charlesclency at yahoo dot com Dr. Charles Clency's Books: *  The Handbook of Gospel Music (Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Lulu) * The Last Accompanist of Mahalia Jackson *  100 Years of Music in the Chicago Black Church _________________________________________ "One Moment in Time" Lyrics (Written by: Albert Hammond + John Bettis) Each day I live I want to be A day to give The best of me I'm only one But not alone My finest day Is yet unknown I broke my heart Fought every gain To taste the sweet I face the pain I rise and fall Yet through it all This much remains I want one moment in time When I'm more than I thought I could be When all of my dreams are a heartbeat away And the answers are all up to me Give me one moment in time When I'm racing with destiny Then in that one moment of time I will feel I will feel eternity I've lived to be The very best I want it all No time for less I've laid the plans Now lay the chance Here in my hands You're a winner for a lifetime If you seize that one moment in time Make it shine Give me one moment in time When I'm more than I thought I could be When all of my dreams are a heartbeat away And the answers are all up to me Give me one moment in time When I'm racing with destiny Then in that one moment of time I will feel I will feel eternity I will be I will be free ___________________________________ "The Greatest Love of All" Lyrics (Written by: Linda Creed) I believe the children are our are future Teach them well and let them lead the way Show them all the beauty they possess inside Give them a sense of pride to make it easier Let the children's laughter remind us how we used to be Everybody searching for a hero People need someone to look up to I never found anyone who fulfilled my needs A lonely place to be And so I learned to depend on me I decided long ago Never to walk in anyone's shadows If I fail, if I succeed At least I'll live as I believe No matter what they take from me They can't take away my dignity Because the greatest Love of all is happening to me I found the greatest Love of all inside of me The greatest love of all Is easy to achieve Learning to love yourself It is the greatest love of all And if, by chance, that special place That you've been dreaming of Leads you to a lonely place Find your strength in love _____________________ 💜 SUBMIT YOUR SOUND-SELFIE 💜
September 23, 2020
2. Featured Voice :: EMAH SHAE :: "Inner Healing"
This episode reveals our first Featured Voice, EMAH SHAE. (Emah means 'mother' in a lot of indigenous cultures.) She has practiced contemporary architecture for over 30 years, and now during her semi-retirement, is an avid researcher in indigenous healing methods, and in particular as inspired by Dr. Sebi. Emah is a native of Jamaica, and you will hear patois as she speaks about: some traditional expectations of Jamaican women;  the cost of trying to fit in -- both in corporate life, and even family life; the social and cultural shame that often accompanies being a sensitive person; finding the courage to resist European standards of beauty, and allow the naturalness of her hair; and the empowering decision to be, accept, and love... who she truly is. "I don't want to be what I'm not, anymore." Contact Emah at:  IG:  @emahshae FB:  Sharon Herbalist Ross
September 16, 2020
1. WANTED: Sound-Selfies From Brave Alchemists ⚗️
This episode speaks a more beautiful world into existence. The show is called "The Work of the Empath," so I clarify what I mean by "work" and what I mean by "empath." What is the true core and function of our being? (Ontologists, where y'all at?) I introduce a term and practice I call "Asynchronous Bonding." (If it's always been difficult for you to schedule things, and you prefer to "go with the flow," you might really like this. Heck, you may already be doing it!) The background song mid-way through is "Compassion," by Meavy Boy. Email your .MP3 Sound-Selfie (10-minute minimum, 30-minute maximum) to "podcast at empathicwriter dot com." In your recording, please share stories or art that shows how you 'use' empathy in practical and actual ways. Please be sure to clearly include your name, website and social media handles, so that your business or beloved cause can be seen and celebrated. I'll also add those details in that show's description box, of course. The Good-Hearted need to be easy to find. :-) Help this pleasurable project along by sharing it with a resonant friend, or two, and leaving a (hopefully) supportive rating. Thank you. 💐
September 7, 2020