EP 195: Maui In the Fires Wake – Gathering Herbs, Making Medicine and Walking in Grief with Khadija Meghan Rashell Striegel

Summary In this episode, Kimberly and Khadija reflect on their recent mutual aid efforts in the wake of fires in Maui. Khadija shares what she has witnessed in her community and the tremendous impact of donations that have directly reached her neighbors. They reflect on destination travel and the impact of tourism on both the […]

EP 194: Marketing + Sales with Consent, AI, Authenticity, and Humanity in Business with Rachel Allen

   Summary In this episode, Kimberly and Rachel discuss how Rachel discovered copywriting and turned it into a business. When many entrepreneurs feel uncomfortable with marketing and social media expectations around business, Rachel provides thoughtful solutions to authentically representing one’s own business, making meaningful professional relationships, and regulating our nervous systems while marketing. They […]

EP 193: Intimacy with Plants, Aligning with Life’s Seasons, and Balancing Motherhood + Business with Marysia Miernowska

Summary In this episode, Kimberly and Marysia discuss the origins of School of the Sacred Wild, plants as medicine, and entrepreneurship. Marysia shares about how her family and heritage influenced her journey to plants, how plants provide somatic, restorative experiences, and how she navigates single-parenting and running a business. Registration is now open for a […]

EP 192: Yoga + Abuse, The Fierceness of Crones, and Yoga Practices for Intuition

  Summary In this episode, Kimberly and Uma discuss the controversial updated edition of her book “Yoni Shakti” which Kimberly has used all throughout her writing and classes. Uma describes the legal battle she faced from the yoga industry when she wrote about all kinds of abuses happening in certain yoga schools. They discuss how […]

EP 191: Soul Work and Source Regulation Through the Fluid Nervous System with Katie Dove

In this episode, Katie and Kimberly discuss their evolving relationship to trauma and spiritual work. After serving clients one-on-one for over 20 years, they consider the importance of community and creativity to healing. In the wake of so many people sharing their trauma stories online, they consider the tools we need for spiritual fortification to […]

EP 190: Rethinking Ethical Sex in the Age of Consent with Christine Emba

In this episode, Christine and Kimberly discuss contemporary relationships to consent and ask what is ethical sex? They consider the complexities of sex positivity, navigating sexual conversations with your children, as well as coming to terms with what we want and what we owe each other.   Bio Christine Emba is the author of “Rethinking […]

EP 189: Nurtured Parenting, Co-Regulation, and Infant Sleep with Greer Kirshenbaum

EP 189 Nurtured Parenting, Co-Regulation, and Infant Sleep with Greer Kirshenbaum

In this episode, Kimberly and Greer discuss her upcoming book “The Nurture Revolution: Grow Your Baby’s Brain and Transform Their Mental Health Through the Art of Nurtured Parenting.” Greer discusses combining her work as a doula, neuroscientist, and sleep specialist after completing research on infant sleep. She proposes “nurtured parenting” as a revolution that tends […]

EP 188: The Biology of Safety, Rejecting Quick Fixes and Tending to Cultural Wounds with Sophie Strand

In this episode, Kimberly and Sophie explore the nuances of being public entrepreneurs and authors. They wonder aloud together about the various roles of knowledge, expertise, and experience and discuss issues such as psychedelics for women, the complexities of social media, the need for eldership, disability and sickness as an altered state, as well as […]

EP 187: Reckon and Wonder – Witness, Matrimony, and the Making of Oral Culture with Stephen Jenkinson

EP 187: Reckon and Wonder - Witness, Matrimony, and the Making of Oral Culture with Stephen Jenkinson

In this episode, guest host and podcast producer Jackson Kroopf interviews Kimberly and Stephen Jenkinson about their ongoing event series Reckoning: Birth and Death Among Us. They discuss the role of witness in their work as birth and death workers, the politics of feelings in a culture where pop psychology has become a religion, and […]

EP 186: The Future of Women’s Health with Keli Garza

  In this episode, Kimberly and Keli discuss the future of women’s health. During this recorded live event from Kimberly’s living room, we learn about the extensive health benefits of vaginal steaming and how the shortcomings in gynecological training reflect contemporary cultural politics around women’s bodies. They discuss how to bridge the knowledge gaps found […]