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One Woke Mama – Episode 030 – Rage, Resentment and Releasing it with a daily anger practice

One Woke Mama – Episode 030 – Rage, Resentment and Releasing it with a daily anger practice

Posted November 24, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood One Woke Mama – Episode 030 – Rage, Resentment and Releasing it with a daily anger practice Rage and resentment comes up at different times during our motherhood journey. Sometimes we are triggered by our children, or we are depleting and run down, lacking self care, or deep in the trenches with sick children. We can feel tapped out and then what follows is a leaking out of emotions and feelings we’ve tried to suppress. And it can sometimes get ugly. Our own stories come up to play – the Martyr or Victim roles (or both) and the ego emotions connected to it all. I explore how resentment shows up, why it shows up, how it can leak out of us and the following guilt and shame that comes with that out pouring of rage and resentment. In this episode I dive further into how we can cultivate a daily ANGRY practice that actually serves us to release these pent up emotions in a safe, harmless way – not directed on others but simply allow the body to release it, instead of storing it. I share why this is so important for our own health, wellbeing and how we show up and be in the world. I also share why an angry practice will bring you back into presence, connection, nervous system regulation, sanity! Listen to Episode 030: Show notes: Instagram: www.instagram.com/claireowellness Come along to my final Women’s Circle Event – Get Tickets Here: www.eventbrite.com/e/80982208967 Get my Om Mama Love Meditation Bundle HERE 12 Meditation Track and 12 Affirmation Cards – $49 Join The Alchemy of Emotional Freedom Online EFT Masterclass Subscribe: Itunes | Soundcloud Beautiful one, thank you for being here and listening. It would mean the world to me if you would hit subscribe and stay connected to One Woke Mama – join me on this journey of awakening. Your feedback, comments, reviews and shares would always be gratefully received but also help us to reach more mamas who need support as they navigate the choppy waters of motherhood and all it asks of us. Love + light, Claire Read more

One Woke Mama – Episode 029 – The Final Frontier; healing my pelvic floor and finding the Forgotten Feminine within.

One Woke Mama – Episode 029 – The Final Frontier; healing my pelvic floor and finding the Forgotten Feminine within.

Posted November 03, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood One Woke Mama – Episode 029 – The Final Frontier; healing my pelvic floor and finding the Forgotten Feminine within. Episode 029 explores what I call the Final Frontier in my post partum healing journey – healing the pelvic floor, pelvic organ prolapse and on a more spiritual and energetic level coming to face The Forgotten Feminine. I share, quite vulnerably and candidly my journey with Pelvic Organ Prolapse – I explain what it is, what I did and didn’t know what POP, my journey of healing and how it’s led me to face the disconnection of my inner feminine energy and power. This was a very raw, in real-time, authentic conversation about where I currently am on this journey of healing. There are tears shed as I speak the truth of my inner divine feminine and her sadness at being cut-off, numbed out, ignored and disconnected. This is a conversation that all women need to hear. Please tune in, listen with love, compassion and respect. And share it along to your mama friends. Listen to Episode 029: Show notes: I mention the work of Christine Kent – The Whole Woman. I also share the core technique – Hypopressive P.s google away but be careful of what you read. This is still an underground technique although based on an ancient yogic breath, there is not a lot of ‘official research’ – which doesn’t bother me at all, but be wary when you go down the rabbit hole! And here is where I did my Hypopressive workshop in Sydney – Core Tone Fitness I also purchased and occasionally use this Pelvic Floor trainer – KGoal I did the Mutu System program for deep core healing and re-activation I also highly recommend you visit a holistically minded pelvic floor physiotherapist and do so regularly during pregnancy and postpartum Get my Om Mama Love Meditation Bundle HERE 12 Meditation Track and 12 Affirmation Cards – $49 Join The Alchemy of Emotional Freedom Online EFT Masterclass LIVE Round commencing November 11th Subscribe: Itunes | Soundcloud Beautiful one, thank you for being here and listening. It would mean the world to me if you would hit subscribe and stay connected to One Woke Mama – join me on this journey of awakening. Your feedback, comments, reviews and shares would always be gratefully received but also help us to reach more mamas who need support as they navigate the choppy waters of motherhood and all it asks of us. Love + light, Claire Read more

One Woke Mama – Episode 027 – Resourcing Yourself And Stretching Your Window Of Tolerance

One Woke Mama – Episode 027 – Resourcing Yourself And Stretching Your Window Of Tolerance

Posted October 20, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood One Woke Mama – Episode 027 – Resourcing Yourself And Stretching Your Window Of Tolerance A comment from a friend got me thinking about why some women, some mothers, need more space, time and tools to refuel and re-centre and why others don’t?  I explore how we are each hardwired a little differently – how the base line state of our nervous system affects how we process and handle experiences in life – such as the relentless and sometimes exhausting days within motherhood. Motherhood forces us to stretch and grow. Some of us find this stretching process to be a gentle one. Perhaps we are don’t find daily life so taxing, others like me can find it really depleting. In this episode I explore WHY we might be different – embodiment, the state of our nervous system, history of trauma affecting our individual window of tolerance and our own stories, beliefs and patterns that shape our being within the world. I also share how we can stretch ourselves to cope and to be in a more resilient, grounded, centred and peaceful state. Using resources, wellness practices, tools and Somatic exercises we can ‘arm’ ourselves up to expand our bandwith, to spend more time in the Optimal Arousal Zone – the space that is centered between the extremes of our nervous system. Listen to Episode 027: Show notes: Get my Om Mama Love Meditation Bundle HERE 12 Meditation Track and 12 Affirmation Cards – $49 Join The Alchemy of Emotional Freedom Online EFT Masterclass LIVE Round commencing November 11th Subscribe: Itunes | Soundcloud Beautiful one, thank you for being here and listening. It would mean the world to me if you would hit subscribe and stay connected to One Woke Mama – join me on this journey of awakening. Your feedback, comments, reviews and shares would always be gratefully received but also help us to reach more mamas who need support as they navigate the choppy waters of motherhood and all it asks of us. Love + light, Claire Read more

One Woke Mama – Episode 025 – Connection. Nervous System Regulation. Childhood Wounds And Trauma

One Woke Mama – Episode 025 – Connection. Nervous System Regulation. Childhood Wounds And Trauma

Posted October 07, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood One Woke Mama – Episode 025 – Connection. Nervous System Regulation. Childhood Wounds And Trauma The way we connect with our children – through our eye contact, voice, body language – can have a huge impact on how they learn to regulate their own nervous system. They are plugged into OUR energy field, our nervous system. And a chemical reaction ensures that their own PHYSICAL body responds to future experiences and challenges based on how we connect with our children, how we personally show up to experiences and challenges and how regulated we are in our nervous system. In today’s episode I dive into a mixed bag – looking at the power of connection, that oxytocin exchange and how it does more than just make us FEEL GOOD, the way we teach our children how to regulate their nervous system and therefore how we do the same for ourselves. I share examples and personal stories before diving a little further into childhood trauma and wounding – and how WHAT we learn as children about being in the world, showing up with our own regulated or dysregulated nervous affects how we COPE with experiences, challenges and difficult situations. This is an important conversation for us mamas because it shows that we can simply create a supportive and empowered container to hold our children through the inevitable challenges of life, and in learning to do this for our children we learn to heal our own wounds and traumas. Listen to Episode 025: Show notes: Get my Om Mama Love Meditation Bundle HERE 12 Meditation Track and 12 Affirmation Cards – $49 Join The Alchemy of Emotional Freedom Online EFT Masterclass commencing LIVE Round November 11th Subscribe: Itunes | Soundcloud Beautiful one, thank you for being here and listening. It would mean the world to me if you would hit subscribe and stay connected to One Woke Mama – join me on this journey of awakening. Your feedback, comments, reviews and shares would always be gratefully received but also help us to reach more mamas who need support as they navigate the choppy waters of motherhood and all it asks of us. Love + light, Claire Read more

One Woke Mama – Episode 024 – Just because your partner parents differently to you doesn’t mean they are wrong

One Woke Mama – Episode 024 – Just because your partner parents differently to you doesn’t mean they are wrong

Posted September 16, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood One Woke Mama – Episode 024 – Just because your partner parents differently to you doesn’t mean they are wrong The latest One Woke Mama episode dives into how we often parent differently to our partners, and how that might just be ok. In fact, perfect. Perhaps your partner, in his/her opposite parenting isn’t wrong, but actually offers something that you cannot offer to your child/children. I’ve been aware of and working on my judgements of my husband doing parenting differently to me. And all the ways that shows up. Including how I sometimes try and “teach” him my way – on a bad day this can look like me making suggestions of other things he could do or say to my daughter particularly. What is this born from? It’s fascinating when I sit back and review it objectively. And when I feel into my body, during the very moments when I’m reacting and attempting to parent him, I can see that I am in a state of control. I am controlling his parenting because on some level I don’t trust his parenting. I don’t trust his parenting because we come to believe that our way is the only way, is the right way. That only WE could possibly know what’s right for our child. After all we are their mother, right? And the fascinating thing about not trusting someone else and how they parent is that underlying that lack of trust is a deep fear – a fear of not doing the best for our child. a fear of completely fucking them up. A fear of seeing them hurt, damaged, broken. Or in some way unfulfilled in their potentially, emotionally abused. But the truth is, we can’t avoid the hurts and challenges they will face, whether at our own hand (we are human and learning on the job) or at the hands of others, or simply life it self. We can however equip them to cope, to manage, to show up, to feel, to process, to learn and grow from it all. Listen in to learn how I have come to a place of peace with the differences in my partner’s parenting. Listen to Episode 024: Show notes: Get my Om Mama Love Meditation Bundle HERE Subscribe: Itunes | Soundcloud Beautiful one, thank you for being here and listening. It would mean the world to me if you would hit subscribe and stay connected to One Woke Mama – join me on this journey of awakening. Your feedback, comments, reviews and shares would always be gratefully received but also help us to reach more mamas who need support as they navigate the choppy waters of motherhood and all it asks of us. Love + light, Claire Read more

One Woke Mama – Episode 021 – Why it’s OK to say NO to your children

One Woke Mama – Episode 021 – Why it’s OK to say NO to your children

Posted August 27, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood One Woke Mama – Episode 021 – Why it’s OK to say NO to your children As mothers saying NO to our children is not something we are always comfortable with. When we are programmed to believe we are responsible for their ever need, want, desire – their emotional, mental and physical well being – then practising the art of saying NO to your child may not initially be an easy process. I share how I’ve slowly learned the power and importance and art of saying NO to my children (in certain times and situations) and why it’s necessary. Saying No to your child will teach them many things. It Teaches them to honour their capacity. To respect other ppl and be a citizen of the world. Becoming more Empathetic. Teaches them they are OK just sometimes other ppl can’t be there for them and this in turn teaches resilience… But it’s important as a mama as well to be able to hold our energy and our boundaries, to be strong in our decisions and to do some from a place of love and respect. Honouring their needs, seeing their desires but also honouring your capacity to provide and hold space for those needs. It teaches us mamas to constantly be self-referencing and looking after ourselves, not just in automatic pilot mode – putting their needs first and forgetting our own. I do a lot of checking in with myself – if I’m capable of holding space for my children and connecting I do, fully, but I’m also not afraid to tell her if I don’t have the capacity right now to be what she needs or offer what she wants. I’ll give her a framework/guidance as to what and when I can meet her needs. We talk about mamas love bucket inside that’s a bit empty so I need some quiet, yoga, meditation, tea or whatever so I can come back online and ready to serve and be fully with her. She gets it. Other times I crack it and then use it as a way to teach authenticity, showing up as my raw human self and all my flaws. “I’m sorry I snapped honey. I can see I’m a bit tender, off and worn out today… it wasn’t nice to snap at you. It didn’t feel good to do that but I can see I need xxx and you need yyy… let’s find a way together.” Saying NO offers a lot of growth, for all parties involved. Tune in to learn more and discover for yourself how and why saying NO can empower you. Listen to Episode 021: Subscribe: Itunes | Soundcloud Beautiful one, thank you for being here and listening. It would mean the world to me if you would hit subscribe and stay connected to One Woke Mama – join me on this journey of awakening. Your feedback, comments, reviews and shares would always be gratefully received but also help us to reach more mamas who need support as they navigate the choppy waters of motherhood and all it asks of us. Love + light, Claire Read more

One Woke Mama -Episode 019 – What I’ve Learned About Baby Sleep

One Woke Mama -Episode 019 – What I’ve Learned About Baby Sleep

Posted August 07, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood One Woke Mama -Episode 019 – What I’ve Learned About Baby Sleep In Episode 019 I share what I’ve personally learned about Baby Sleep. After two children with poor sleeping and settling behaviour I’ve tried everything and experienced so much more. This is not a practical exploration on HOW to get your baby to sleep better, there is enough information out there from the ‘experts’. No, this is a deep dive into the psycho-emotional-spiritual aspect of baby sleep and how, i feel, at the very core of the challenge is YOU – the mother. As I’ve discovered is the case for me. Through my children’s sleep patterns I was presented a huge mirror, a powerful reflection – showing many unhealed parts of me. Taking me to my edge, over and over. It quickly showed me that the years of meditation and self development work were a beautiful balm, but they had only touched the top layer of healing. I had to go deep. In this episode I share: My personal experience with both babies. I share how my spiritual practices stopped working for me and how I knew then that I had to dig deeper into healing. The many factors that come into play from behaviour, development, teething, growth spurts, sickness etc. Sleep training Rafael and how I involved him in the process of discussion and decision I explore what the common denominator was between both children and their sleep patterns I touch on birth, genetics and how these effect sleep How it all comes back to the nervous system What a dysregulated, over active nervous system means emotionally through the lens of a baby (and your sub conscious too!) How babies take on our story and programming through their interconnectedness to our energy, nervous system, emotions. Why sleep training won’t always work and what needs to happen to ensure it does Why it all comes back to you, the mama! Listen to Episode 019 https://soundcloud.com/claireowellness/one-woke-mama-episode-019/s-Z8WWo Show notes: Visit my website to check out and join The Alchemy of Emotional Freedom – my new online masterclass that will teach you the powerful, yet simple tools of EFT combined with Chakras, White Light and Essential Oils. Subscribe: Itunes | Soundcloud Beautiful one, thank you for being here and listening. It would mean the world to me if you would hit subscribe and stay connected to One Woke Mama – join me on this journey of awakening. Your feedback, comments, reviews and shares would always be gratefully received but also help us to reach more mamas who need support as they navigate the choppy waters of motherhood and all it asks of us. Love + light, Claire Read more

One Woke Mama – Episode 018 – It’s time to show up for your tribe

One Woke Mama – Episode 018 – It’s time to show up for your tribe

Posted August 04, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood One Woke Mama -Episode 018 – It’s time to show up for your tribe In Episode 018 I explore the layers or tribe, the village and support. I dive into the tribe online. How our society has carved out a different way for us to connect and how it has also changed the village vibe that we all so need and crave. I also look at the importance of letting others parent our children and support us through that shared experience of parenting. When our children have an extended circle of aunties, uncles, grandparents, neighbours to share the load we can see how that shapes who they are, teaches them about the world, about compassion and also about connection. It also allows us to rest in and accept the support of others and to fully embrace the truth that we aren’t meant to be all things to all people – particularly our children. I also shine a light on where and how you might be co-dependant and weighed down by expectations that your partner or other close family member must support you and be everything to you – in every way. Which is unrealistic, disempowering and ultimately leaves you insecure about your ability to cope and handle motherhood. I explore and ask: How does tribe benefit us? How does it benefit ourselves? How do we cultivate and find our tribe considering the way our society is now structured? How do we face up to our co-dependancy and expectations of another’s support? How do we take back ownership for our needs and cultivate our own version of the village? How do we call in our own tribe? Are you waiting for your tribe to find you or is it time for you to show up for your tribe? +++ Show notes: Click here to join my EFT Masterclass (live round commences August 11th) – The Alchemy of Emotional Freedom My new online masterclass that will teach you the powerful, yet simple tools of EFT combined with Chakras, White Light and Essential Oils. One Woke Mama Circle – Get your tickets here. Listen to Episode 018 Subscribe: Itunes | Soundcloud Beautiful one, thank you for being here and listening. It would mean the world to me if you would hit subscribe and stay connected to One Woke Mama – join me on this journey of awakening. Your feedback, comments, reviews and shares would always be gratefully received but also help us to reach more mamas who need support as they navigate the choppy waters of motherhood and all it asks of us. Love + light, Claire Come along to the first One Woke Mama Circle in Sydney – Get your tickets here!  I’d love to quickly share with you the first of the One Woke Mama circles happening i Sydney. 10th August, 1-3:30pm. Join me as we experience a monthly moment of divine connection in circle. A carved out pocket of deliciousness where you will feel renewed in body and mind. A spaciousness that fills you back up. You will come away feeling inspired by and connected to other like-minded mamas who see motherhood as the catalyst for their own spiritual awakening. Just like you do. You will experience a sense of presence, inner connection and the gift of awareness – creating shifts, letting go of beliefs and paradigms that don’t serve you and inviting in more of the mother and woman you want to be. Together we will journey through: Embodiment practices EFT Meditation Reflective practices And some luscious time away from children as you return home to YOU. We will explore, share, reflect on and dive into the shadows and the light of your motherhood journey.  Providing and holding space for you to peel back the layers and grow through your own experiences in a shared collective – in a mama tribe that understands and SEES you. Get your tickets here Read more

One Woke Mama -Episode 017-  I’m so tired of being tired. Is there another way?

One Woke Mama -Episode 017- I’m so tired of being tired. Is there another way?

Posted July 28, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood One Woke Mama -Episode 017 – Finding Stillness Experience Lightness with Guided Meditation In Episode 017 I dive into how by leading with and sharing how I am always “tired” with others I meet and interact with that I am inviting more of that heavy, exhausted energy into my body. What would happen if I chose to still be authentic, and in my truth but to share, lead with and lean into a different aspect. Something more positive? Something of a higher vibration? Perhaps this would start to create a shift in how I show up for the day and how I engage with my family and community. Could it change the way I think and feel? Could it change the patterning and beliefs I live by? In this episode I share: + How I have swung so far in presenting my authentic self that my default is to lead with the more negative aspects of how I am feeling. + I share the steps in creating change – awareness, mental and cognitive shift, change in language and feeling in body, coming into a new alignment and then manifesting something different, more positive. + The tools I have been harnessing lately to short circuit my default patterning, to lay down new feelings and beliefs in my system + Meditation, EFT and more. + My new, just launched EFT Program – The Alchemy of Emotional Freedom with a very early bird rate. Listen to Episode 017 Show notes: Visit my website to check out and join The Alchemy of Emotional Freedom – my new online masterclass that will teach you the powerful, yet simple tools of EFT combined with Chakras, White Light and Essential Oils. Subscribe: Itunes | Soundcloud Beautiful one, thank you for being here and listening. It would mean the world to me if you would hit subscribe and stay connected to One Woke Mama – join me on this journey of awakening. Your feedback, comments, reviews and shares would always be gratefully received but also help us to reach more mamas who need support as they navigate the choppy waters of motherhood and all it asks of us. Love + light, Claire Come along to the first One Woke Mama Circle in Sydney – Get your tickets here!  I’d love to quickly share with you the first of the One Woke Mama circles happening i Sydney. 10th August, 1-3:30pm. Join me as we experience a monthly moment of divine connection in circle. A carved out pocket of deliciousness where you will feel renewed in body and mind. A spaciousness that fills you back up. You will come away feeling inspired by and connected to other like-minded mamas who see motherhood as the catalyst for their own spiritual awakening. Just like you do. You will experience a sense of presence, inner connection and the gift of awareness – creating shifts, letting go of beliefs and paradigms that don’t serve you and inviting in more of the mother and woman you want to be. Together we will journey through: Embodiment practices EFT Meditation Reflective practices And some luscious time away from children as you return home to YOU. We will explore, share, reflect on and dive into the shadows and the light of your motherhood journey.  Providing and holding space for you to peel back the layers and grow through your own experiences in a shared collective – in a mama tribe that understands and SEES you. Get your tickets here Read more


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