In today’s episode, we talk about self-abandonment, all the ways in which we “go outside of ourselves” or lose touch with ourselves in order to determine how to think, feel, or behave. We discuss the 8 types of self-abandonment including people-pleasing, not speaking truth, not trusting yourself, over-working/uber-productivity, the quest for self-improvement, checking boxes/collecting gold […]

Midlife, Pearls & Nuggets (of wisdom), Podcast

September 28, 2023

Episode 88: Self-Abandonment, Part 1

Rarely is there ever a hack. It’s me learning to relate to the thing differently that creates more peace and ease.” -Taylor Taylor White Moffitt is one of our most favorite teachers and mentors. She’s a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and yoga instructor who lives in Boulder, Colorado, and she’s incredibly gifted at helping humans […]

Midlife, Pearls & Nuggets (of wisdom), Podcast

September 14, 2023

Episode 87: Being Human with Taylor White Moffitt

Today we talk about the ongoing work of truly seeing our kids as individual humans apart and independent of us. We talk about the separation and individuation that typically happens in adolescence AND the process of tending to the parts of ourselves that are separate from our identities as parents. In this episode, we talk […]

It's getting people-y, Podcast

August 31, 2023

Episode 86: You and Them

Join Avery, Jamie, & Lucy as they discuss their experiences with creativity in midlife. We share our self-perceptions about our creative abilities (or lack thereof), what gets in the way of creativity, and why creativity is an important part of life. We also talk about the “dark side” of creativity, the relationship between creativity and […]

Midlife, Podcast

August 17, 2023

Episode 85: Boosting your Creative Energy in Midlife

We believe that “not enoughness” plays a fundamental role in both our suffering and our humanity. In this episode, we take a deep dive into not enoughness, exploring how it shows up in people’s lives, the impact it has, and its ripple effects. We share our own experiences with not enoughness, and we give the […]

Pearls & Nuggets (of wisdom), Podcast

August 3, 2023

Episode 84: Not Enoughness

Today we’re talking about sandwiches! Being a part of the sandwich generation that is! The sandwich generation refers to middle-aged adults who are simultaneously raising kids and supporting their aging parents. An estimated 11 million caregivers provide unpaid care to an adult while also caring for kids (Pew Research Center 2019 research report). With all […]

It's getting people-y, Midlife, Podcast

July 20, 2023

Episode 83: Sandwich Burnout

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