Soul Surgery podcast episode one

How Our Stories Can Be Our Medicine

With Dr Jaiya John

A deeply powerful conversation straight from the soul with freedom worker, author, poet and youth mentor Dr. Jaiya John where we discuss how to commit to being leaders and revolutionaries in our own lives today. We also dive into discussing how to heal oppression and separation in ourselves and our world and how the stories we have come from can be our heart’s medicine.

Welcome to the first episode of my new podcast Soul Surgery.

This is a very important episode. It was an honor to sit with Dr. Jaiya John as this was only the second interview he has done in the last 20 years so this was seriously a gift!

I hope you find his words moving, healing and useful as I did.

We want to spread the message that we do not need to wait for permission to be the revolutionaries in our own lives and worlds.
We all have an immense capacity to heal, to love and to become free.
And how fundamentally important it is that at this time on our planet the call for us all to take ownership of this responsibility is greater and more important than ever.

Jaiya and I go deep together into how to own our pain and wounds, how to forgive and come to places of compassion, how to stand up in our power as the leaders we all are and how to heal it all in and remember who we truly are.

Thank you so much for listening to this episode, I am so grateful that you are committed to doing the inner work and showing up as your highest and most aligned self.

I would be so grateful if you could leave a review on iTunes and we can share this message of healing and wholeness with as many people as possible.

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  • How do we heal and how are we being invited to heal at the deep core roots within us and ancestral wounds that have occurred at the hands of oppression.
  • We discuss Dr. Jaiya John’s latest book, “Freedom. Medicine Words for Your Brave Revolution”, which was released a week before the world shut down. We discuss his process as to how spirit really came through and allowed him to birth this book into existence.
  • Why oppression causes so many of us pain and how that leads us so far away from our true self. We also share that even though you might feel like you are drowning and so far away from the shore, that you can return home and swim back to safety.
  • The ways in which we as humans are distracted with chaos, drama, substance abuse, and conflict to keep from actually doing the only work that will release us from our ancient internal suffering. That is the gardening of our soul and nourishing the inner soil within us.
  • Why we run away from our interior garden and run towards distractions that don’t actually help us in any way and how we can go inside ourselves without judgement and approach our pain with love.
  • We speak about how it is up to us now to honor the call to step into our roles of revolutionaries and our roles of leadership required to participate in the healing of our species and our planet

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