Empower Your Bliss

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Shakti Stories is a mission to Empower Feminine Bliss for all people to flower and thrive. 

For centuries, womxn have been twisting and contorting themselves in various ways to fit into the norms & expectations of the world. 

Yet, we are now waking up to the ways that we’ve been limiting our self-expression or hiding aspects of our whole truth.

Expressing more of our essence is not just about wearing long dresses or dancing ecstatically in Bali. It’s about becoming aware of the true potential that we have in the body we reside in.

Today’s greatest threat to womxn’s freedom is what Marion Woodman called the “addiction to perfection”. This “never good enough” mentality means that no matter how much we do, it is never enough.

Inspired by the greats in the field of Feminine Psychology such as Marion Woodman and my teachers Dr. Ana Mozol, Dr. Leslie Ellis, Tammy Lynn Kent and Jalaja Bonheim, Phd and Toko-pa, I have created this podcast with the hopes of broadening our understanding of feminine psychology and growing together in our embodiment of purpose, passion and pleasure.

I invite you to always use your own intuitive felt-sense with any idea offered to you and run it through your own body to decide whether a certain practice or concept is of value for you at any given time. This podcast is in no way a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. 

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Ep.16 What is Systemic Racism? Letting the feminine lead the way with Emmy Chahal

Emmy Chahal is an international yoga teacher, intuitive healer and workshop facilitator specializing in corporate wellness. I am so glad we can receive this woman's wisdom as I believe she is wise beyond her years!

In this Shakti Story, I ask Emmy Chahal to share with us some straight truth about systemic racism.

In this episode of Shakti Stories we are talking about:

~ what life was like for Emmy growing up as a person of colour in Canada - examples of systemic racism (2:40)

~ the version of history that we've been told that puts white men on a pedestal - the trauma for indigenous people of seeing the celebration as colonization (9:10)

~ what is taking action? what can people do that are wanting to be good allies? (18:15)

~ what we can learn from the horrors of our collective history in Canada and intergenerational trauma (22:30)

~ how we may "other" people in our attractions and Emmy's personal experience of feeling exotified by pervasive stereotypes (26)

~ how being raised in a system of patriarchy where the feminine is not valued intertwines with stereotypes about culture and race (29)

You can also stream this episode here on Spotify.

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All Episodes

Ep.16 What is Systemic Racism? Letting the feminine lead the way with Emmy Chahal

Emmy Chahal is an international yoga teacher, intuitive healer and workshop facilitator specializing in corporate wellness. I am ...

Ep.15 There is Always Hope: Restoring The Feminine and removing brutality from humanity with Suzanne Rickards Raja

Suzanne Rickards Raja has been in the personal development industry for over two decades and teaches empowerment with ...

Ep.14 Pleasure Brings Us Back to Life: AND what to do when you are not in the mood with Blaire Lindsay

In this Shakti Story I ask Blaire Lindsay, the founder of the Embodied Feminine Power Coaching certification, how ...

Ep.13 I Give Birth to what Exists within Me: Honouring anger, sadness and the power of the feminine with Achintya Devi

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Ep.12 I am the Voice of My Body and Soul: Healing from emotional eating with Amber Romaniuk

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Ep.11 I Choose Conscious Conception: How to clear ancestral trauma with Alexandra Goldwell

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Ep.10 The Crossing of Focusing and Sexuality with Kati Kimchi: What more is there to a fulfilled sex life than “how many times a week?”

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Ep.9 I Fiercely Love the Women in My Life: Sisterhood, self-love and awakening the divine within ~ Ayesha Ophelia

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Ep.8 I am Fully Human and Fully Divine: Energy arts for women with Minke De Vos

Senior Universal Tao Instructor, Minke De Vos, draws from her extensive background in energy arts and her own ...

Ep.7 I Am Creativity: Wake-up to your innate body wisdom with Bettina Rothe

Let's talk about the path from depression to expression... Bettina’s gift is to wake people up to the ...

Ep.6 I Hold The Universe Within Me: Exploring dreams and nightmares with Dr. Leslie Ellis

Help with How to Heal from "Bad" Dreams with the Author of "A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy" ...

Ep.5 I Am in Service of Divine Love: Empowering feminine wisdom with Jalaja Bonheim

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