Life School: Story as Medicine (Intro, Women Who Run With the Wolves)
This is our “Life School” episode where we take a theme from the chapter we are studying from our current book club selection, Women Who Run With the Wolves by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, and we share a tool, practice, or exercise for how to work with that theme in a practical way that helps us live with both a full heart and a free voice. This month we are studying the Introduction: “Singing Over the Bones”.
In this episode we explore how the theme, “Story as Medicine”, can be applied to our own lives. We demonstrate an exercise where we use “story as medicine” for ourselves, and we invite you to do the same exercise for yourself. You can follow along with the prompts below.
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"Story as medicine" prompts:
- What is a story you loved from your childhood?
- What was it about this story that spoke to you?
- Looking back at the previous answer, where do you see this showing up in your life right now?
- What action is this whole contemplation calling you to?
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In our next “Book Club” episode we will be studying chapter 2: “The Howl: Resurrection of the Wild Woman”.
- 0:39 - About "Story as Medicine"
- 4:34 - Caitlin talks about "The Little Mermaid"
- 14:06 - Emma talks about "The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis
How to Connect with Emma:
- Find out more about Emma Veritas at Veritas Writers Sanctuary
- Check out Emma’s online course, Find Your True Self Again
How to Connect with Caitlin:
- Find out more about Caitlin Bosshart and schedule a free consultation at: https://caitlinbosshart.com/
- Follow Caitlin on Instagram: @caitlin_bosshart
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Theme music: A special thank you to these incredible artists, who created the music featured in our podcast: Wally Ingram, Stevie Blacke and Tom Freund. You heard portions of their tracks “Shine a Light” and “Udu ULove” from their record Spadé.
Original cover art created by: Caitlin Bosshart
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