The Raw & Wild Hearts Podcast

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Episode Summary Michael Anthony is the author of the best-selling book Think Unbroken and is a coach, mentor, and advocate for adult survivors of child abuse.. Michael spends his time helping other survivors get out of “The Vortex” to become the hero of their own story and take their lives back. Michael hosts The Michael Unbroken podcast and blogs weekly at http://www.ThinkUnbroken.com  We take a deep dive into his life story of… Read More

Episode Summary Dr. Peter Borten has been helping people achieve whole health for 20 years. He has degrees in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Classical Five Element Acupuncture and is a certified Qigong instructor.  Peter has written hundreds of articles on all aspects of wellness and created online courses in nutrition and pain management. He taught Daoist philosophy and Five Element theory at Lewis and Clark College and has worked as a clinic… Read More

Episode Summary Today I decided to have candid conversations with several colleagues about their thoughts on the Coronavirus and Quarantine.  This comes in the fourth week of physical distancing.  I wanted to get a feel for how people were moving through their process, personally and professionally.  I just thought it might be good to be a little more informal and vulnerable and raw.  We get into the mental process of the changes, financial… Read More

This article is an opinion piece.  It does not replace medical advice, but it does encourage curiousity. I know that title feels a little intense, but now that I grabbed your attention let me explain the evolutionary beauty of what a virus called Covid can do for a stunned nation, correction, world.  I have been preparing for something like a superbug virus to hit humanity ever since I was drawn into the… Read More

Today we start to look at the language of grief for support and understanding. We will explore the pain that comes after the sudden loss of a person, how loss is human, the collective layers of grief we are experiencing now and how grief can become our teacher.

Episode Summary Gabby Holt is the real thing. The Portland native brings a balance of shimmering vocals, dynamic guitar work, and a profound technical command of the stage to creating the next generation of anthemic rock music.  Dropping her debut solo song and video for ‘Did I Make This Up’, Gabby spends the afternoon with me exploring the gift of emotion and pain, the vulnerability and all access pass in music, intuitive… Read More

We are diving into the beautiful gifts Molly McCord offers the world with her astrological knowledge and intuitive messages, our own unique intuitive abilities, the support natal charts can offer, the power of 2020 astrology, mercury retrogrades, divine timing and more.

My guests today are the inspirational Heidi Schmidgall and Kristin Carver. They will be talking about how they successfully protected their birth and maintained it as a celebratory, sacred and spiritual occasion despite being surprised with an early term labor and birth, an experience where our conventional birthing system leans toward medical intervention.

We will be talking about how Kandyce August found her funny, the support that paved the way toward her pursuing comedy and how she flows geographically.  We will find what’s at the heart of comedy for her, if she’s ever bombed and how that shapes her performance, the true meaning of joy in comedy and so much more!  This is a series I have started because I truly believe in the power of laughter and I am in awe of the vulnerability comics embrace as they offer up that part of themselves to spark joy.  A series of raw, unfiltered stories that tap into the path to pursuing the comedian path.

We are taking a deeper look at animal behavioral training, animal death doulas and the reality of animal rescue.  We will break down truths for the dogs, the cats, the rescue workers and adoptive families.  We will also shed light on the role of an animal death doula and how much support you and your animal can receive through that difficult transition.