253 | Grief, Transitions and Breakups with Sara Avant Stover

Episode Summary

Sara Avant Stover and Katie Dalebout chat about working through grief and Sara's experience using her spirituality and self care practices to help her through difficult times.

Episode Notes

Notes from the Show:

-Sara Avant Stover on The Web | Instagram | Podcast

-Sara's books: The Way of the Happy Woman / The Book of She

-Grief Walker documentary - Amazon Prime

-The Wild Edge of Sorrow: Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief by Frances Weller

-The Smell of Rain on Dust: Grief and Praise by Martín Prechtel

-Tip: Lie down in bed and go into the feeling (the anxiety, grief, etc) and just feel it fully

-Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender by David Hawkins

-Dirty John podcast 

- A Course in Miracles by Foundation for Inner Peace

-Dr Joe Dispenza meditation teacher 

-Sara's writing practice: set a timer for 25 minutes listen to baroque music (ultimate om music) write stream of consciousness. Based on the book Writing the Mind Alive: The Proprioceptive Method for Finding Your Authentic Voice by Linda Trichter Metcalf and Tobin Simon

-Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport 

-Evening journaling questions: What am I grateful for today? What did I do good today? What went well? What are my goals for tomorrow? What brought me joy?

-Frida Kahlo Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum

-"Frida Kahlo Was a Painter, a Brand Builder, a Survivor. And So Much More." article in New York Times

-Solfeggio Tones Healing Frequencies

-Outlander TV Show

-Movies of Female Transformation: Working Girl and The Devil Wears Prada

-A Path with Heart by Jack Cornfield

-Julian's paleo bread

-mantra "Anything is possible".

-Maggie Rogers artist

Likes & Learns:

-Rosemarine Textiles neck kerchief! I have the lavender one :)

-Bottom Line Behaviors: Things that we reach for that are not healthy for us. i.e. coping mechanisms to numb out. When you reach for one of those behaviors….“I know there’s stuff there for me to feel there.”

All original music composed by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs

Album art by Zoie Harman

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