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The Planting Seeds Podcast

The Planting Seeds Podcast

By Iris Josephina
In The Planting Seeds podcast your host Iris Josephina + her guests explore how we can cultivate a more gentle relationship with our cyclical bodies, the earth, each other and the world around us through using our senses, science, the subtle and the sacred.
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Episode 01 - A Warm Welcome to The Planting Seeds Podcast

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Episode 11 - Hormones & Dental Health with Dr. Leedia
In this mind-blowing episode Iris sits down with Dr. Leedia, a biological dentist who specialises in women's health and early childhood dental education. Iris always wanted to learn more about the connection between hormonal health and dental health, and she is so excited she found Dr. Leedia who is so very passionate about improving dental health for women and children, wanted to come on to share her incredible knowledge. Topics covered: dental health in children and teenagers preconception and dental health periodontal health in pregnancy eating dental detergent foods & nutrient dense foods hygiene practices at home hormonal birth control and periodontal health we also briefly dental health in male bodies & the connection of dental health and sperm quality+motility About Dr. Leedia: Dr. Leedia is a biological dentist focusing on whole body health: specifically, women’s dental health and early childhood dental education through infant oral health and connection. Her mission as a dentist is to create the movement that empowers and educates women and mothers about the importance of preventive oral health. She is creating a liaison between gynecologists, pediatricians and dentists to bridge the gap and discrepancies between the medical and dental world. As a dentist, she wants to create healthy and beautiful smiles that instill higher levels of happiness and confidence. Lastly her mission is to significantly decrease the amount of disease children experience by focusing on health-care, instead of sick-care, and implementing an infant oral health system. Dr. Leedia's website: https://drleedia.mykajabi.com Dr. Leedia's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drleedia
38:59
May 05, 2022
Episode 10 - Healing Your Acne Naturally with Jill Therese
In this episode, Iris sits down with Jill Therese, the founder of Heal Your Face With Food. We get really intimate with sharing our own stories with acne, hormonal birth control and its effects, and all the secrets of successful skin healing.  The topics we cover in this episode: our own acne stories topical options and how we feel about it nutrition and how we can support our bodies to heal from acne with food the connection with fertility/hormone issues and much more! About Jill: Jill Therese is a former acne sufferer who finally cleared her skin naturally after struggling for 15 years. She is now committed to helping others heal their acne from the inside out with her natural acne clearing program, The Clear Code, where she shares her best tips, tricks and advice for healing acne naturally. Aside from being obsessed with all things skin-related, Jill used to be an ACE certified fitness instructor, a Series 7 & 63 certified financial representative, 5x half marathon runner, and a Co-Founder/Advisory Board Member of the Women’s Information Network of New York City. If you’re interested in natural acne healing, take her acne personality quiz on instagram and download 3 action steps + 3 recipes to follow to heal your acne naturally! Instagram handle: @healyourfacewithfood Facebook handle: https://www.facebook.com/groups/201302183548450 YouTube handle: https://www.youtube.com/c/JillTherese Other social handles: https://www.tiktok.com/@healyourfacewithfood https://www.pinterest.com/healyourface/_created/ Your website: www.theclearcode.com
30:37
April 06, 2022
Episode 09 - Why I returned to eating animal based foods
In this episode, your host Iris Josephina shares her personal experiences with being vegetarian/vegan and transitioning back to eating animal based foods. She shares about her very personal journey with nutrition, nutrient deficiencies, hormonal imbalances and cycle issues. She then takes you on her journey of learning about nutrient-dense foods for hormonal health and fertility, and much more! Get your hydrolysed collagen: https://www.noordcode.com/en/ use the code CYCLESEEDS10 Want to address your own hormonal health? Book your FREE call with Iris via https://cycleseeds.youcanbook.me If you want to stay updated about new episode releases, be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you won't miss a thing! (: ps. Please feel free to rate the podcast, this really helps us grow. Thank you SO much for tuning in. Follow Iris on IG @cycleseeds Website: www.cycleseeds.com
30:02
March 30, 2022
Episode 08 - Simple Embodiment Practices + How to Root in the Body with Juel McNeilly
In this episode, Iris sits down with her long-time friend Juel McNeilly who is a coach, mentor, facilitator, embodiment and healing arts guide and artist. She has been teaching, mentoring and coaching people for over 10 years. In this episode, they talk about what it means to be in a body on the daily, how to remain connected, and how to re-connect when having lost presence in the body. The topics we cover in this episode: disconnect with the body and the harm of living in a head/mind-based society using the body to process emotion, and coming to presence slowing down to feel what body is communicating to you & how that supports emotional harmony what embodying/embodiment means 2 x quick practices to bring into your life that help you tune in to your body immediately About Juel: Juel helps people re-connect with their inner source of power and essence. With a deep belief in possibility, presence and transformation. Juel combines modalities, practices and healing traditions to help you re-connect, embody, and love what has always been inside of you — your raw truth, magic, energy, exquisite sensuality, authentic voice. Guiding you back to a path of unapologetic self-love, truth, and aliveness. So that when life happens, as it does, you are grounded in you. Learn more about Juel and her work: Website: https://www.juelmcneilly.com Instagram: @juel.mcneilly Facebook: https://facebook.com/ladyliciousness Insight Timer: https://insighttimer/juelmcneilly
36:54
March 10, 2022
Episode 07 - Hormonal Health & Hormone Testing with Ashe Milkovic
In this episode, Iris sits down with Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Functional Hormone Specialist Ashe Milkovic. They talk about the complexity of hormonal health, the various ways of hormone testing, why it isn't advised to DIY your hormone health, how to go navigate hormonal health in the medical system and so much more! About Ashe: Ashe Milkovic is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Functional Hormone Specialist that specializes in women's hormone and reproductive health. She has a passion for spreading awareness about the power of functional nutrition for optimizing hormones & fertility, and her mission is to build community and safe space for other practitioners to expand their knowledge and expertise in functional hormone health. She is also the founder of The Functional Women's Academy, an online group mentorship program that trains health professionals to become the go-to Functional Hormone Specialists in their communities. Learn more about Ashe and her work: Website: www.reproductiveradiance.com Instagram: @reproductive.radiance
31:58
January 16, 2022
Episode 06 - Understanding Trauma & Using Trauma Informed Martial Arts for Healing with Georgia Verry
In this episode, Iris sits down with Georgia Verry, the founder of Fight Back Project. We talk about trauma, what it is, how it works in the brain & body, the nervous system, what we call 'the window of tolerance', 'co-regulating', 'interoception', and our 'social engagement system', and how we can use trauma informed martial arts for healing. She also shares her experience with combat sports and amenorrhea. Don't miss this episode! Don't forget to rate the podcast (: About Georgia: Georgia is an exercise scientist, kickboxer, karate black belt and founder of The Fight Back Project - a trauma informed kickboxing from for female identified survivors of violence. She hosts a Podcast (The Fight Back Podcast) which explores why people, especially women, might say that training in a martial art saved their life. Her guests include trauma experts and brave survivors across many martial arts and combat sports. Learn more about Georgia and her work: Website: https://www.fightbackproject.com Instagram: @fightbackproject Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/the.fight.back.project.and.podcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymka6V1GVR5wmMxbVK93-w?view_as=subscriber Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-fight-back-podcast/id1517269742 https://open.spotify.com/show/59RMMqzoUqC9zGIw8U9oL7?si=cs_trzl2RDGzI2EpcaaPZQ&dl_branch=1
40:38
December 02, 2021
Episode 05 -- Fertility Awareness - The Best Way to Start Learning About Your Cyclical Body with Chloe Skerlak
In this episode, Iris sits down with Certified Fertility Awareness Educator Chloe Skerlak. They talk about how you can get started with fertility awareness, why it is such a cool practrice to start learning about your body, cervical mucus, cervical portraits, and so much more! About Chloe: Chloe is a Justisse Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner and Certified Fertility Awareness Educator. She has made teaching fertility awareness in group and private programs her profession because she wants women and people with cycles to regain their sexual and reproductive sovereignty, become advocates for their own health, and live vibrant, healthy lives. She is also the founder of the Cervix Portrait Party (yes - taking photos of your cervix is a thing!) and is passionate about teaching body literacy to pre-teens and teens. Chloe also loves salsa dancing, full moon bathing, and putting menstrual blood on her face. Learn more about Chloe and her work: Website: www.ChloeSkerlak.com Instagram: @chloeskerlak Facebook: @chloeskerlak YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChloesYouTubeChannel
28:46
November 18, 2021
Episode 04 - Advocating for Human Rights in Childbirth and Beyond with Hermine Hayes-Klein
In this episode, Iris has an open conversation with her friend and international attorney Hermine Hayes-Klein, where they talk about topics related to the intersection of law/human rights and childbirth. In the current global climate many things have changed for the worse in the birth world as well, especially when it comes to freedom of choice. This conversation serves to inspire people to think and feel into their own rights and freedom, especially in the light of the current global landscape. Topics covered: how to make rights a reality in the birth room informed consent empowering and integrating midwifery into maternity care worldwide how doulas can protect their client’s human rights More about Hermine: Hermine is an international attorney who has spent the last decade advancing human rights in maternal healthcare worldwide. Between 2012 - 2016, Hermine organized six international conferences on the topic of Human Rights in Childbirth, and partnered with national organizations on many advocacy campaigns to ensure respectful maternity care. Hermine is based in Portland, Oregon, USA, where her legal practice focuses on representing women who have experienced obstetric violence during childbirth and advocating for the integration of midwives and doulas into maternity care. More information about Hermine can be found on www.hayeskleinlaw.com If you want to stay updated about new episode releases, be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you won't miss a thing! (: ps. Please feel free to rate the podcast, this really helps us grow. Thank you SO much for tuning in. Follow Iris on IG @cycleseeds Website: www.cycleseeds.com
46:36
August 19, 2021
Episode 03 - Linear vs Cyclical Business
In this episode, your host Iris Josephina shares her personal experiences with both linear and cyclical business. She explains how linear business wasn't in alignment with what was best for her body, and reveals how creating a cyclical blueprint for her business helped her both balance her body and thrive in her job. Book your FREE call with Iris via https://the-cyclical-ceo.youcanbook.me If you want to stay updated about new episode releases, be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you won't miss a thing! (: ps. Please feel free to rate the podcast, this really helps us grow. Thank you SO much for tuning in. Follow Iris on IG @cycleseeds Website: www.cycleseeds.com
11:16
August 12, 2021
Episode 02 - Agency & Sovereignty during Gynecological Visits
In this episode, your host Iris Josephina shares about how we can stay true to ourselves, our bodies, our agency and our sovereignty when we find ourselves in a gynecological setting. She also shares her last PAP smear experience so you have an idea about how it works practically to start taking charge of your own experiences in your doctor's/OBGYN's office -- while staying gentle and kind towards yourself and them at the same time. If you want to stay updated about new episode releases, be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you won't miss a thing! (: Thank you SO much for tuning in. Follow Iris on IG @cycleseeds Website: www.cycleseeds.com
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March 30, 2021
Episode 01 - A Warm Welcome to The Planting Seeds Podcast
In this episode, your host Iris Josephina takes you on her own cyclical journey and shares about how she became a doula and holistic cycle guide who is so immensely passionate about cycles -- all the way from periods to postpartum. This episode serves as an introduction episode for The Planting Seeds Podcast so you get a clearer idea about who Iris is, why she is doing the cyclical work that she is doing, and why she birthed this podcast into being.  If you want to stay updated about new episode releases, be sure to subscribe to the podcast so you won't miss a thing! (: Thank you SO much for tuning in. Follow Iris on IG @cycleseeds Website: www.cycleseeds.com
14:45
February 28, 2021