EP54: Heng Ou, author of the First Forty, on Slowing Down and Embracing Discomfort to Find Growth

What She Shares:

  •      Her varied birth and postpartum experiences
  •      Learning about nourishing food from her family
  •      Becoming a single mom of three and reweaving herself

What You’ll Hear:

  •      The importance of practicing receiving and recognizing when we’re depleted
  •      Ways to slow down and reflect on your feelings so they don’t accumulate and overwhelm
  •      Approaching life from a point of maintaining vitality and attending to yourself
  •      Embracing the simplicity of care
  •      Respecting the true pace of the body and nervous system to truly be resourced
  •      How different postpartum experiences affect your health
  •      Caring for yourself during your menstrual cycle can help fortify your health
  •      Finding her medicine and following it
  •      Reconfiguring the meaning of ‘family’
  •      Embracing passions outside of our jobs to bring fulfillment
  •      Recognizing that we cannot attend to every need or desire
  •      Allowing space and flow in postpartum, and knowing that re-opening takes time and patience
  •      All our stories are unique, but many of the feelings are similar

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