DiscoverFull Heart Free Voice Podcast: reading inspiring books, one chapter at a timeLife School: Story as Medicine (Intro, Women Who Run With the Wolves)
Life School: Story as Medicine (Intro, Women Who Run With the Wolves)

Life School: Story as Medicine (Intro, Women Who Run With the Wolves)

Update: 2020-01-29
Share

Description

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.

You can also follow us on Instagram: @FullHeart_FreeVoice_Podcast


Try This At Home

"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?

If you loved this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on your favorite podcast player! 

In our next “Book Club” episode we will be studying chapter 2: “The Howl: Resurrection of the Wild Woman”.

Timestamps:

  • 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:

How to Connect with Caitlin:

Attributions:

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

*All links to bookshop.org are affiliate links*

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/fullheartfreevoicepodcast)
Comments 
In Channel
loading
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store
00:00
00:00
x

0.5x

0.8x

1.0x

1.25x

1.5x

2.0x

3.0x

Sleep Timer

Off

End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

Life School: Story as Medicine (Intro, Women Who Run With the Wolves)

Life School: Story as Medicine (Intro, Women Who Run With the Wolves)

Emma Veritas and Caitlin Bosshart