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The Kim Wilkes Podcast

The Kim Wilkes Podcast

By Kim Wilkes

Author and Beauty Mentor Kim Wilkes shares her experience as a survivor of sexual abuse and teaches you how to find peace in healing from PTSD, anxiety, and depression.

Personal stories, conversations, and guided meditations to help you overcome past trauma and embrace your healing journey.
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Ep. 23 Friendly Ghosts, Running From Russian Demons, and Breaking Curses
Ep. 23 Friendly Ghosts, Running From Russian Demons, and Breaking Curses
A few true and scary stories to add to your October, this episode will have you taking a closer look at Halloween and the forces at play this time of year. Please follow, rate, and review!❤️ My website: http://kimwilkes.com Connect with me on Instagram @kimwilkes.co : https://www.instagram.com/kimwilkes.co/
18:24
October 18, 2022
Ep. 22 NaNoWriMo, Serials, and Gnomes
Ep. 22 NaNoWriMo, Serials, and Gnomes
I am gearing up for the writing equivalent of a marathon, and am dumping all my thoughts about it into this episode. Come and learn what a “serial” is in the world of books, and find out a bit about gnomes. If you want to read the whole article on gnomes, here it is: https://folklorethursday.com/folktales/on-gnomes-from-alchemical-theory-to-a-fairy-tale-staple/ Please follow, rate, and review!❤️ My website: http://kimwilkes.com Connect with me on Instagram @kimwilkes.co : https://www.instagram.com/kimwilkes.co/
17:04
October 11, 2022
Ep. 21 Anxiety: Can You Actually Help Yourself?
Ep. 21 Anxiety: Can You Actually Help Yourself?
To finish out our 4 episode mini-series on anxiety, I wanted to take a step back from all the habits and tips we know we should be cultivating and applying, and address the step that comes before that. When you’re entrenched in anxiety (or honestly any mental illness), is it actually possible to help yourself? Send an email or voice message with your supernatural stories for our upcoming series in October! https://anchor.fm/kim-wilkes/message Please follow, rate, and review!❤️ My website: http://kimwilkes.com Connect with me on Instagram @kimwilkes.co : https://www.instagram.com/kimwilkes.co/
11:25
September 27, 2022
Ep. 20 Calming Exercise for Stressed Out Parents (Guided Meditation)
Ep. 20 Calming Exercise for Stressed Out Parents (Guided Meditation)
As a part of this mini-series on anxiety, I thought it would be helpful to provide a short guided meditation. Because we’ve been talking about parenting and all of the anxiety and stress that can come with it, I want to offer you this time to recenter, to regain perspective, and to soothe your soul so that you can reengage with your kids with positivity and a light heart. Revisit this episode as often as you need to take a few moments to reset and put your best foot forward for your family. Send an email or voice message with your supernatural stories for our upcoming series in October! https://anchor.fm/kim-wilkes/message Please follow, rate, and review!❤️ My website: http://kimwilkes.com Connect with me on Instagram @kimwilkes.co : https://www.instagram.com/kimwilkes.co/
08:11
September 20, 2022
Ep. 19 Coping with Anxiety while Raising Young Children
Ep. 19 Coping with Anxiety while Raising Young Children
Kim shares different tools she’s used to navigate anxiety while parenting young children, and highlights some tips that may help you if you are struggling. Send an email or voice message with your supernatural stories for our upcoming series in October! https://anchor.fm/kim-wilkes/message Please follow, rate, and review!❤️ My website: http://kimwilkes.com Connect with me on Instagram @kimwilkes.co : https://www.instagram.com/kimwilkes.co/
30:05
September 13, 2022
Ep. 18 Postpartum Anxiety and Regaining Creativity
Ep. 18 Postpartum Anxiety and Regaining Creativity
Kim shares her recent experience dealing with postpartum anxiety and steps she’s taken to regain her creativity over the past year. Send Kim an email or voice message with your supernatural stories for our upcoming series in October! https://anchor.fm/kim-wilkes/message Please follow, rate, and review!❤️ My website: http://kimwilkes.com Connect with me on Instagram @kimwilkes.co : https://www.instagram.com/kimwilkes.co/
16:17
September 06, 2022
Ep. 17 Emotional Bubbles
Ep. 17 Emotional Bubbles
Coping isn’t healing, but sometimes it’s the best that you can do. Listen as Kim shares how she used an “emotional bubble” to survive her last pregnancy, and the surprising blessings that came from it. Please follow, rate, and review!❤️ My website: http://kimwilkes.com Connect with me on Instagram @kimwilkes.co : https://www.instagram.com/kimwilkes.co/
17:47
April 05, 2022
Ep. 16 Birth Story and Where The Heck I’ve Been
Ep. 16 Birth Story and Where The Heck I’ve Been
Kim shares all the details of her most recent birth experience. Spoiler Alert: all did NOT go smoothly (but don’t worry, there’s still a happy ending). Please follow, rate, and review!❤️ Website: http://kimwilkes.com Connect with me on Instagram @kimwilkes.co : https://www.instagram.com/kimwilkes.co/
17:49
February 08, 2022
Ep. 15 Having a Happy Marriage After Abuse
Ep. 15 Having a Happy Marriage After Abuse
Kim is joined by her husband Jason to discuss the effect her past trauma has had on their marriage, and how they've been able to work through it together and enjoy a happy, healthy relationship.
36:53
March 11, 2020
Ep. 14 What The Brain Does During Sexual Assault
Ep. 14 What The Brain Does During Sexual Assault
This episode delves into the chemical reactions in the brain that prevent victims of sexual assault from speaking out and reporting the attack.
10:45
February 18, 2020
Ep. 13 Q&A with Kim Wilkes / Get to Know the Author
Ep. 13 Q&A with Kim Wilkes / Get to Know the Author
To kick off Season 2 of The Kim Wilkes Podcast, host and author Kim Wilkes shares more about her life up to here and where she sees the Kim Wilkes Co. going in 2020.
11:43
February 04, 2020
Ep. 12 What Is Hypnobirthing and How Does It Help With Birth Anxeity?
Ep. 12 What Is Hypnobirthing and How Does It Help With Birth Anxeity?
Kim shares her experience with hypnobirthing and overcoming her birth related anxiety through mindfulness and mental preparation. She shares her thought on The Hypnobirthing Book by Katherine Graves (which you can find on Amazon).
14:20
October 15, 2019
Ep. 11 How This Makeup Helped Me Heal My PTSD
Ep. 11 How This Makeup Helped Me Heal My PTSD
We’re getting back to our discussion on healing from sexual abuse today, and I’m talking all about my new favorite therapy: Maskcara Beauty. Find out how this makeup has helped to me overcome symptoms of my PTSD and depression.
12:56
October 01, 2019
Ep. 10 Guided Meditation: Pain Subsides
Ep. 10 Guided Meditation: Pain Subsides
In this guided meditation, Kim will help you use your breath and energy to release the recurring thoughts and feeling that cause you stress and pain. Because this requires energy work, make sure you have time to tend to yourself during and after the mediation. Pain needs time to subside.
11:46
September 10, 2019
Ep. 9 Meditation : You Are Strong
Ep. 9 Meditation : You Are Strong
Return to center in this short guided meditation, as Kim helps you to recognize the strength within yourself and reclaim calmness and clarity.
08:40
September 03, 2019
Ep. 8 Meditation : You Are Loved
Ep. 8 Meditation : You Are Loved
Find stillness in this short guided meditation, as Kim helps you to embrace the love around you and find total relaxation.
10:10
August 27, 2019
Ep. 7 Body Image and Dating After Abuse
Ep. 7 Body Image and Dating After Abuse
In Episode 7 of The Kim Wilkes Podcast, Kim covers the way her body image and dating were affected by sexual abuse, and how she was able to reframe her mind to find love and happiness.
14:41
August 13, 2019
Ep. 6 Relationships After Abuse
Ep. 6 Relationships After Abuse
In this episode, Kim discusses how to navigate relationships after sexual abuse, and how to set proper boundaries for protection.
15:19
August 06, 2019
Ep. 5 It’s Not a Person, It’s PTSD : PTSD and Sexual Abuse
Ep. 5 It’s Not a Person, It’s PTSD : PTSD and Sexual Abuse
In Episode 005, Kim explains the way PTSD affects victims after sexual abuse, and how recognizing the condition can lead to healing and forgiveness.
07:35
July 30, 2019
Ep. 4 Letting Go of Shame After Sexual Abuse
Ep. 4 Letting Go of Shame After Sexual Abuse
Shame can be an overwhelming aspect of recovery, but it doesn't have to rule your life. By recognizing what it is you are really feeling, and by learning to open up, you can let go of all the shame that is holding you down.
10:02
July 25, 2019
Ep. 3 Pushing Through the Pain of Sexual Abuse
Ep. 3 Pushing Through the Pain of Sexual Abuse
Intro Ep 003 • Anchor • After the Abuse • Finding Outlets • Unhealthy Relationships • Facing the Pain • Frustration in the Process • Leaning on God • Takeaway • Listener Support Invite
09:32
July 16, 2019
Ep. 2 Healing from Sexual Abuse: It Wasn’t Your Fault
Ep. 2 Healing from Sexual Abuse: It Wasn’t Your Fault
In Ep 002, we discuss correctly placing blame, and understanding that the abuse was not the fault of the victim. We also cover why forgiveness is so vital to the healing process.
09:28
July 09, 2019
Ep. 1 Sexual Abuse: Statistics vs Reality
Ep. 1 Sexual Abuse: Statistics vs Reality
This is the first episode in Kim Wilkes' new series on Healing from Sexual Abuse. A transcript version (with a special video) will be available on the blog on July 4th, 2019. Thank you for tuning in.
08:53
July 01, 2019