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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 023 – The Journey of Becoming A Working Mama with Lorraine Murphy 

One Woke Mama – Episode 023 – The Journey of Becoming A Working Mama with Lorraine Murphy 

Posted September 08, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood One Woke Mama – Episode 023 – The Journey of Becoming A Working Mama with Lorraine Murphy Welcome to the latest episode of One Woke Mama with Lorraine Murphy. I’m lucky enough to chat to Lorraine Murphy, who some of you might remember from the first iteration of my podcast – The Wellness Project – where we explored all things business and baby. If you aren’t sure of who Lorraine is let me share a bit about her – Lorraine is an award winning entrepreneur, best selling author or three books now, speaker and mentor. Her NEW book, Baby, You’re Remarkable inspired today’s conversation designed to support you to calm the chaos, to get and stay organised and how to blend running a biz or working alongside being a mama. This is the book that Lorraine had wished for when first toying with the idea of starting a family alongside running her own multi-million dollar business. How to thrive with both babies – business and her real baby, Her book is candid. Real – full of truths and stories that will inspire and support you. It’s not a book of tips and specific guidance but it is a book full of insights, life hacks and ideas designed to be “cherry picked” based on you and your unique family and circumstance. Lorraine and I dive into some big stuff: Preparing for the arrival of a new baby and becoming a working mum. The challenges and struggles she faced and what she learned from that journey. The stress and pressure she felt in planning to have a family when things didn’t go to plan. What she has learned about combing work with motherhood and so much more. This is definitely one for you if you are a working mama, considering returning to work, starting or running your own business or even not yet a mama and wondering how the heck you are going to do it all. I highly recommend going back to episode #17 in my previous podcast (still available in iTunes just scroll down!) or CLICK HERE. Listen to Episode 023: Show notes: Visit Lorraine’s website HERE BUY her new book HERE GET my new 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 015 – Mama, You Are Meant To Fall Flat On Your Face. That’s How You Grow.

One Woke Mama – Episode 015 – Mama, You Are Meant To Fall Flat On Your Face. That’s How You Grow.

Posted July 21, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood Mama, You Are Meant To Fall Flat On Your Face. That’s How You Grow. In Episode 015 I talk on the power and importance of embracing the falls and struggles we experience during our Motherhood journey. There is no linear experience where you start at the beginning, complete a obstacle pathway and find yourself at the holy grail, the miraculous end point where you ‘know” everything and have nailed this motherhood thing. Nope, it’s a rolling experience – it is an never ending ride of highs and lows. And mostly, we do alot of navigating blindly through the dark, falling often, stumbling and tripping. We might sail through for a while cruising along and things are going well until another upleveling is required. We are taken to our edge to face our own inner wounds through our children (perhaps their tantrums trigger you, or their incessant talking, or constant winter sickness…) And there we find ourselves face down in the dirt again. WHY am I sharing this? Not to paint a bleak picture. No quite the opposite… to actually show you how beautiful this journey of growth is. You get to repeatedly grow yourself up! Listen to Episode 015 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 09 – Differentiating & separating from your child

One Woke Mama – Episode 09 – Differentiating & separating from your child

Posted June 02, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood Episode 09 – Differentiating & separating from your child From the moment you find out that you are pregnant, through pregnancy, including birth and beyond you are connected to your child. You feel one. You breathe in sync. Feel in sync. Think in sync. The connection is unseen but my god is it powerful. So it’s no surprises that for so many of us mamas it’s an unbearable and unthinkable task to create ‘separation’…But once those newborn days are over and you’d kicked into toddler years there is a shift. This can be a challenging stage – with all of their big feelings and new experiences to navigate. And how do we navigate those big feelings without letting those feelings become ours? How do we stay different to our children, separate from them and yet still hold space for them? So what’s the fall out look like for me, when my children receive a NO to their needs? When I simply cannot meet their needs for whatever reason that may be – it’s unsafe, its not suitable for me in that moment, it’s simply not possible. Or what does it look like when my child is feeling something BIG. Moving through a huge transition? Dealing with a rejection. A moment of discomfort. A hurt heart. How do we hold space for our child, allow them to be in and feel and grow through their experience without losing ourselves in it all? How do we create the necessary separation to hold space in the most healthy and powerful and supportive way and NOT get so lost that we cannot see what they are feeling versus who you are and what you are feeling amongst it all. What triggers this inability to seperate? How can we foster a healthy attachment AND healthy separation? Why do we need to question this melting pot we’ve become part of with our children? What is the way through to the other side – a healthier, more balanced and centred place respectful of each others individuality? All of this is explored and dissected in episode 09. Listen to Episode 09 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 08 – Woke Parenting to Children That We Don’t Own

One Woke Mama – Episode 08 – Woke Parenting to Children That We Don’t Own

Posted May 26, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood Episode 08 – Woke Parenting to Children That We Don’t Own In Episode 08, inspired by a poem from Khalil Gibran, I explore what it means to be a woke or conscious parenting to children that we don’t own. The idea that are children are from us, but not OURS changes the way we view, treat and respond to our children. It’s a shift in perspective, a paradigm change, that in turns shifts how we show up as parents, mamas. Less telling more asking. Less controlling more suggesting. Less force more flow. It’s a new idea that has been gaining traction over the years, alongside the parenthood awakening. And it is one that takes effort in living congruently with because it requires us to dismantle our learned beliefs about children, childhood and parenting. This is especially true if we came from a traditional parent-child dynamic where we were required to be seen and not heard, to do as we are told and to stay out of parents way. Where we were controlled, dictated and governed every step of the way. *Language Warning – plug in your headphones if around your little ones. There is minimal swearing in this episode, but nonetheless the F-Bomb is there! +++ Show Notes The Prophet – Khalil Gibran +++ Listen to Episode 08 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

My new podcast is here! Introducing One Woke Mama

My new podcast is here! Introducing One Woke Mama

Posted April 21, 2019

Introducing my new podcast – One Woke Mama; the journey of awakening through motherhood. So I’m what you’d call a ‘grower’. Even during times when I’d much rather be the kind of person to blindly move through life (smashing it all up with no reflection and a heap of fun) I simply can’t avoid my soul programming – the inner desire, need and calling to learn and grow from my life experiences. I think it’s part of why I’m ‘here’ (earth side) again. There’s something I’m looking for (aren’t we all?) Something I’m trying to grasp at (I’m had a greater, stronger sense of what that is and not surprisingly it relates to two major things;LOVE and PURPOSE) which can only be reached – for me at least – through growth work. Sometimes that growth work is light, effortless and soaked through with an easy sensibility. A more feathery light touch to self development. Other times it’s BIG and requires all of me.It’s deep and mind-glowingly beautiful (and uncomfortable!) So it’s no surprise to me that here I am relaunching my podcast (finally – whoop whoop!) And relaunching it on Easter Monday – a time that represents REBIRTH.  This podcast centres on the growth journey towards consciousness that motherhood has activated. Becoming more ‘WOKE’. On the journey towards awareness, insight, wisdom as One Woke Mama. +++++ ONE WOKE MAMA will take you with me – as I deep dive through motherhood and the consciousness it demands of me.  ‘One Woke Mama’ is journey of awakening through the raw, sometimes painful, always beautiful and definitely messy ride that is motherhood. This is OUR journey, beautiful mamas (and YES this podcast can be easily, happily and fruitfully listened to by all!) in mind, body and soul towards consciousness. Seeking clarity. Hunting down the truth. Diving into the discomfort of healing. Uncovering shadowsand rising out of them back. Risinginto a NEW woman. Through my personal brand of storytelling, musings, wisdom bombs and insights we journey into motherhood,the catalyst, if you so choose, to become more conscious, aware… woke. I’m just one mama following the path to WOKE. And I hope you choose to wake up with me too. Interviews, meditations, musings, stories, riffing and more. Similar flavour and vibe to The Wellness Project Podcast, but with a different focus and energy. I’ve been through a WILD (motherhood) ride and I feel called to share it and support other mamas too. +++ So what is left for you to do? LISTEN IN. This is for you, from me, and for me too. For all of us. I’m so ridiculously excited to be sharing this with you – getting this together amongst the daily grind of motherhood is no small feat (also, I prioritise self care and slowing down when the juggle is draining or times are challenging) Click on THIS image below to be taken to the podcast HQ. Or listen in and subscribe via soundcloud and iTunes via the buttons below.  iTUNES    ||    SOUNCLOUD ++++ One Woke Mama Current Episode Playlist Episode Ground Zero – The framework and energy of One Woke Mama Episode 01 – How Our Children Trigger Our Shadows Episode 02 – Authenticity in Motherhood Episode 03 –Healing, Growing and Awakening through Motherhood; Interview with Maryanne Sea Episode 04 –How Self Love Makes You A More Loving Mama + Meditation ++++++ This podcast is a real-time, real-life unfolding of what I’m learning, experiencing, processing, reflecting and growing through. It’s designed to share, authentically (which is how I best teach) and to also encircle YOU in this journey. Supporting your own journey of awakening. I cannot WAIT to hear what you think. Hit me back on email here or better still, let’s connect via Instagram – @claireowellness– which is where I tend to hang the most. love and light, Claire x Read more

One Woke Mama Episode 03 – Healing, growing & awakening through motherhood with Maryanne Sea

One Woke Mama Episode 03 – Healing, growing & awakening through motherhood with Maryanne Sea

Posted April 20, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood Episode 03: Healing, growing & awakening through motherhood with Maryanne Sea First up, I wasn’t intending for this episode to be so long – I’m sorry, truly, I know that time is precious as a mama. But you see, the thing is, when one speaks with Maryanne Sea – Intuitive Healer (which, by the way, does NOT properly explain her incredible skill set!) – one is not able to keep the conversation tight. There is just so much to explore and understand about healing when it comes to babies in utero, babies pre-birth and the mothers who create these beautiful babies. Maryanne and I jump on the mic together, again, after such a HUGE and positive response to our first episode – www.claireobeid.com/episode27. In our first interview we explore the powerful and mind-blowing experience of healing babies before they are born – helping them to come down earth side with an open channel to love, grounded, at peace, and ready to be here. This time around I had to get Maryanne back on to chat about all things healing but on a new and exciting level – Together, Maryanne and I explore the power of healing with intention, love and presence in the work that Maryanne does with babies in utero, children post birth and mother healings. Maryanne has created change and positive healing with Rafael pre AND post birth as well as my little Soleil at the age of four.  This episode will blow your mind with incredible stories of rapid healing, dramatic shifts and HUGE awakenings for both mother and baby. We even explore how Maryanne has helped women call in their angel baby and fall pregnant simply by removing the blocks to love. An episode absolutely NOT to be missed and one close to my heart as I am currently knee deep into my own healing journey with Maryanne as my guide. I speak from experience that the work Maryanne does for mother’s and babies is next level. The journey I am currently on is so life-changing it’s hard to put it into words. So I beg you, listen in, listen again, listen when you can. It’s worth it. Show notes: Visit Maryanne’s website Maryanne’s current offering The Powerful Intentions Circle +++ In this episode I cover: What an intuitive reading is – what is the focus, how it’s done and what are its benefits A mother’s desire to shed the past and create change and why that desire is so important Breaking the chain and the generational wounds in the mother line. Readings with babies before birth and how they communicate their needs, desires, blocks and wounds Why helping babies to heal pre and post birth can create a huge shift and redirect the course of their life Stories of women trying to conceive and of their pre- conception connection with their children Mother and Child readings and the healing that unfolds How this work is an important part of a Woman/Mother’s growth journey. Motherhood has the catalyst for deep healing and awakening The Wounds of Rejection – the leaving and merging pattern Powerful intentions for pregnancy and childbirth – an invitation to join a global healing movement A discounted offer to work with Maryanne. Listen to Episode 03 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 01 – How Our Children Trigger Our Inner Shadows

One Woke Mama Episode 01 – How Our Children Trigger Our Inner Shadows

Posted April 18, 2019

One Woke Mama – The journey of awakening through motherhood Episode 01: Our Children Trigger Our Inner Shadows Our children, who I see as tiny but mighty Gurus, often trigger us – especially our inner shadows and wounds. Sometimes just getting through daily life with tiny dictators can be the most challenging thing you’ve ever done. I know that sounds extreme, but everything (especially when they are really little) can be tedious and fraught with resistance and stubbornness. What I find to be the most challenging though is the reflection our children mirror back to us – how they shine a light on our ugliness, or the inner child within that is wounded and broken in some way. How we ‘handle’ the very normal yet irritating challenges that motherhood sometimes throws at us – well this is where we see how deep own shadows are. They come up to the surface, begging to be healed. In today’s episode I share the triggers my children have brought up in me. How our children demand us to heal ourselves and why I feel they do this – how it’s a two-way street. This is an invitation to be OK with those triggers and learn from them. Tune in and share your thoughts on how your children have triggered your own shadows and wounds. +++ In this episode I cover: How I first began my spiritual awakening, before motherhood Why I believe motherhood has been my biggest spiritual unravelling to date How motherhood triggers our inner wounds and shadows The triggers I experience from my own children Why it’s about growth and healing What our children demand of us and why Listen to Episode 01 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


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