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Town Rituals Red Tent Gathering

Town Rituals Red Tent Gathering

By Rev Stephanie Town

A group of women from my community and I will share stories, experiences and thoughts on the idea of Red Tents as a gathering place.
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Making Mothers
Making Mothers
The conversation continues with guests from season 2, episode one, making babies. Listen along as women discuss their journey as care givers and nurturer's. Not many parents can point to that one specific moment that moved them to parenthood. A choice was made, a journey began. We don't often discuss what people learn about their self or how unbelievably unprepared we are for the realities of a small human. https://grovefamilycare.com/ - Guest Rebecca Grove Postpartum Doula Services. Canada Toronto Distress Centres: 416 408-4357 Assaulted Women's Helpline: 416 863-0511; Toll-free: 1 866 863-0511 Other resource pages for Ontario: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/crisis-resources British Columbia: https://cmha.bc.ca/mental-health/find-help/ Quebec: https://amiquebec.org/crisis/ Australia Beyondblue.org 24 hour free counselling call Lifeline at 13 11 14 United States https://www.mentalhealth.gov/get-help/immediate-help https://www.mhanational.org/get-involved/contact-us Mental Health America 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24-hour crisis center, or text MHA to 741741 at the Crisis Text Line.
56:52
November 02, 2022
Making Babies
Making Babies
The choice to raise children comes with any number of possibilities and outcomes when reality sets in. In this episode, guests reflecton the the desire to have children, choice to get pregnant, and the reality of the journey to motherhood.  https://grovefamilycare.com/ - Guest Rebecca Grove Postpartum Doula Services. Canada Toronto Distress Centres: 416 408-4357 Assaulted Women's Helpline: 416 863-0511; Toll-free: 1 866 863-0511 Other resource pages for Ontario: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/crisis-resources British Columbia: https://cmha.bc.ca/mental-health/find-help/ Quebec: https://amiquebec.org/crisis/ Australia Beyondblue.org 24 hour free counselling call Lifeline at 13 11 14 United States https://www.mentalhealth.gov/get-help/immediate-help https://www.mhanational.org/get-involved/contact-us Mental Health America 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24-hour crisis center, or text MHA to 741741 at the Crisis Text Line.
50:30
October 02, 2022
Moments & Memories
Moments & Memories
Memories and Moments, those events in life that stick with us for the long term. The guests explore their memories, how time and experience can shed new light on what we thought we knew and how memory can trick is, carry forward through life times or keep us stuck in a loop of misunderstanding. Canada Toronto Distress Centres: 416 408-4357 Assaulted Women's Helpline: 416 863-0511; Toll-free: 1 866 863-0511 Other resource pages for Ontario: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/crisis-resources British Columbia: https://cmha.bc.ca/mental-health/find-help/ Quebec: https://amiquebec.org/crisis/ Australia Beyondblue.org 24 hour free counselling call Lifeline at 13 11 14 United States https://www.mentalhealth.gov/get-help/immediate-help https://www.mhanational.org/get-involved/contact-us Mental Health America 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24-hour crisis center, or text MHA to 741741 at the Crisis Text Line.
01:12:17
August 05, 2022
Movement
Movement
Audra Simmons of https://www.thedarksidestudio.com/, and two of her students discuss the power of movement, its potential as moving meditation and opportunities created for healing, pushing boundaries and getting lost in our bodies. As part of the second segment, Amy of https://www.hoopersonic.com/ and I discuss the joys of dancing, building community and setting dance props on fire.   Photo of Audra Simmons by Amy Senecal https://twitter.com/amysenecalphoto
01:09:23
July 05, 2022
Meet Your Dream Maker
Meet Your Dream Maker
Meet your Dream Maker discusses the power of dreams to heal, release, explore and provide a glimpse of things to come through prophetic dreams. Guests explore what dreams say about the individual, the terrifying experience of sleep paralysis and what tools can help strengthen a deeper relationship to dreaming, dream recall and the ability to slip in to lucid dreaming. You can connect with Stacie @the.mermaid.oracle on IG for tarot and dream inspired dance at   https://www.instagram.com/the.mermaid.oracle/?hl=en Celine Spooky Boo Myers - referenced in podcast regarding sleepwalking videos https://www.instagram.com/celinaspookyboo/?hl=en
56:05
June 05, 2022
Mental Health / Mental Illness
Mental Health / Mental Illness
Trigger and Content Warning: This episodes contains mentions of mental illness, suicide and depression. Also mentioned are the use of medication, alcohol and marijuana. Please take a moment to consider your wellness before clicking play. Some of these topics may be distressing. Listen in as guests share their journeys with mental health and mental illness, and the life long endeavour they embark upon to maintain mental health and decent mental wellness tool box. If you are someone you know are in crisis and in need of support, please make use of the information below. If you are feeling vulnerable, do not hesitate to reach out and ask for help. Canada Toronto Distress Centres: 416 408-4357 Assaulted Women's Helpline: 416 863-0511; Toll-free: 1 866 863-0511 Ontario: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/crisis-resources British Columbia: https://cmha.bc.ca/mental-health/find-help/ Quebec: https://amiquebec.org/crisis/ Australia Beyondblue.org 24 hour free counselling call Lifeline at 13 11 14 https://www.lifeline.org.au/ United States https://www.mentalhealth.gov/get-help/immediate-help https://www.mhanational.org/get-involved/contact-us Mental Health America 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24-hour crisis center, or text MHA to 741741 at the Crisis Text Line
01:16:17
May 05, 2022
Menopause & Perimenopause
Menopause & Perimenopause
What Fresh Hell is This? the title of Heather Corinna's book about menopause, captures the real questioning and curioustiy happening for many women entering to perimenopause. Listen in as a group of women discuss what they are discovering about their bodies, the lack of support and real understanding from the medical system and the options available to ease our symptoms as our menstruation comes to an end. And night sweats. Perimenopause - Baroness von Sketch https://youtu.be/t17sJAY1vro What Fresh Hell is this? by Heather Corinna https://www.menopause.org/for-women/book-reviews/i-what-fresh-hell-is-this-i
52:34
April 05, 2022
Myth/conceptions & Community
Myth/conceptions & Community
A group of women share stories, experiences and thoughts on the idea of Red Tents as community; there will be a brief history lesson and a little myth and and misconceptions as we break down what it means to gather and support each other.  We’ll dive into our experiences with community: when we felt the most supported, and maybe even when we felt the most let down.
55:56
March 05, 2022