016 | Remembering Mary Oliver - My First Favorite Poet

In honor of the late poet Mary Oliver, Lauryn shares two of her poems - Love Sorrow and When I Am Among The Trees. This episode includes:

  • How Mary Oliver’s poetry and time in nature saved her amidst her difficult childhood

  • Why her poetry wasn’t celebrated by her poet contemporaries, and how her conviction that “poetry musn’t be fancy” allowed her to touch the lives of people around the world

  • A reading of Love Sorrow (6:30) and Lauryn’s reflections

  • A reading of When I Am Among The Trees (10:25) and Lauryn’s reflections

Read Mary Oliver’s New York Times obituary here.

Tune in on Monday for a mini-episode annoucing the first Today I Am series: THE UNSEEN.

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015 | Moving Through Self-Doubt - Solo Episode

This week, Lauryn shares openly about how she has been encountering self-doubt, and what has supported her to move through those feelings and take inspired action anyway. This episode is for you if you’re feeling stuck or questioning your power and want to more fully align with your purpose.

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014 | Today I Am EXPANSIVE Guided Meditation

Lauryn shares about new and exciting developments for the Today I Am Podcast, including mini-series around themes like Navigating Money and New Ways of Belongings as well as guided Today I Am meditations.

The first Today I Am meditation is grounded in the affirmation TODAY I AM EXPANSIVE.

Join Lauryn to create more space in your body, heart, and mind and tune into your expansive, limitless true nature.

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013 | Honoring Our Life Force: Social Media, Mental Health, and Community Healing with Seher Sikandar - Part Two

Seher Sikandar is a multidisciplinary artist and community facilitator who blends creativity, media, and healing to support social change.  Born to Pakistani immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area, Seher now calls Brooklyn home. She describes her purpose as creating ”potent and inspiring medicine — projects, initiatives, works, spaces, movements — to help elevate the way we exist as humans.”  

In part two of our conversation, Seher and I explore:

  • Seher’s lifelong experience of cyclic depression

  • Mental health in families and communities of color

  • Access to mental health and making therapy a non-negotiable

  • Expanding our health care system to include mental health

  • How navigating plural identities as an American young woman and the daughter of Pakistani immigrants impacted Seher’s mental health

  • How healing ourselves supports the healing of the world

  • The collective shift of global consciousness and our current political reality

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012 | Honoring Our Life Force: Social Media, Mental Health, and Community Healing with Seher Sikandar - Part One

Seher Sikandar is a multidisciplinary artist and community facilitator who blends creativity, media, and healing to support social change.  Born to Pakistani immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area, Seher now calls Brooklyn home. She describes her purpose as creating ”potent and inspiring medicine — projects, initiatives, works, spaces, movements — to help elevate the way we exist as humans.”  

In part one of our two-part conversation, Seher and I delve into:

  • Living from our heart spaces for true authenticity

  • How social media addiction has manifested in Seher’s life

  • The connection between social media and our needs for belonging and approval

  • Learning to navigate all the worlds of our lives - both offline and online

  • Seher’s practice of Qi-gong and the role of energywork in her healing path

  • How working with our energy and connecting to the Divine is accessible to all of us

Tune in next week for part two of our conversation, where we dive into Seher’s mental health journey and the personal and collective shifts happening in our world right now.

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011 | Embracing the Dark and Living Aligned with Arizona Bell and Morgan Garza


Arizona Bell and Morgan Garza are the co-founders of Spirit Guides Magazines and podcast hosts of Spirit Guides Radio. Their mission is to “chart new maps for old souls,” and they accomplish this by sharing conversations with spiritual leaders, curating cosmic products and services, and sharing travel articles with a mystical lens.

In our conversation, we dive into:

  • The synergy of creativity and spirituality

  • How grief motivated Arizona and Morgan to choose more aligned paths

  • Transitioning from corporate careers to launching Spirit Guides

  • Self-worth, authenticity, and flow in business

  • Why Arizona and Morgan reject “lightwashing” and embrace the shadowy aspects of life

  • What New Age philosophies are missing

  • How we are collectively expanding our consciousness

  • The interconnection of technology and modern spirituality

  • What the three of us are calling in for 2019

Connect with Arizona and Morgan

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010 | Intentions Over Resolutions - Solo Episode

In this week’s solo episode, Lauryn explores the difference between setting resolutions and setting intentions. She share her personal process of setting intentions by:

  • taking time to reflect on and celebrate the past year

  • contemplating how you hope to feel at the end of the coming year

  • stating your intentions in the present tense

  • and calling in the support you need to make your intentions a reality

Lauryn also shares what she is celebrating from 2018 and the intentions she is setting for the new year. Cheers to a phenomenal and intentional 2019!

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Live Your Soul Purpose Journal + Planner

Listen to Episode 008 | Intuition Intention Action to learn about the Live Your Soul Purpose Journal + Planner.  New email subscribers automatically receive a code for 10% off, and $5 of every purchase supports the Women’s Empowerment Project in El Salvador!

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009 | Casting Your Light with Laura Leclaire

Laura LeClaire is a gifted shamanic priestess and mother whose mission is to support others to bring more of their Light into the world and live in their full power.  

In our conversation we dive into:

  • Laura’s experience growing up without support for her interests in healing and magic

  • How the birth of Laura’s son and moving through postpartum depression catalyzed her awakening

  • How everyone can connect with their guides, ancestors, and highest self

  • Laura’s online community, The Lightcasters Academy

  • Collective awakening and global ascension through shadow work and interconnectedness

  • How we all have the capacity to be psychic and how the psychic senses manifest in our lives

  • Navigating family members who aren’t fully supportive of our intuitive gifts


Connect with Laura

Listen to Episode 008 | Intuition Intention Action to learn about the Live Your Soul Purpose Journal + Planner.  New email subscribers automatically receive a code for 10% off, and $5 of every purchase supports the Women’s Empowerment Project in El Salvador! https://www.laurynmiranda.com/live-your-soul-purpose-journal-planner/

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008 | Intuition Intention Action - Solo Episode

In this week’s solo episode, Lauryn shares about her newest creation - the Live Your Soul Purpose Journal + Planner!

Lauryn created the Live Your Soul Purpose Journal + Planner to be a home for her creative process.  This beautiful custom-designed companion supports you to:
-tap into your INTUITION
-cultivate your soul desires with INTENTION
-take inspired ACTION

The Live Your Soul Purpose journal+planner includes weekly and monthly planner pages, as well as journal pages to capture your intuitive downloads and brainstorms, write out the intentions that nourish your process of living and creating, and generate concrete action steps to make your visions a reality.

Each weekly planner page includes a thoughtfully-crafted affirmation to energize and ground you, and all calendars are undated.  So you can begin anytime and fill in months and dates as you go!

In addition to the journal+planner, you will receive:
-a handmade affirmation card
-access to a private Facebook group for ongoing support and community
-a virtual new moon community gathering on January 6th to plant seeds for the new year

$5 of every purchase supports the Women’s Empowerment Project in El Salvador!


New email subscribers automatically receive a code for 10% off!

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007 | Grounding and the Energetics of Eating with Elise Marie

Elise Marie supports others on their journeys of healing and holistic living through the practices of energy work and plant-based nourishment. Her vulnerability, passion, and vision for a world where we are all more connected to Earth are truly inspiring.

In this episode Elise shares openly about:

  • the process of soul growth that began during a dark and challenging time in her life

  • the power of grounding and the science behind the benefits of connecting our bare feet to the earth

  • Elise’s journey of healing and transformation after the loss of her father

  • her practice of energetic healing

  • how she connects with her father beyond the veil

  • the way our food impacts us on an energetic level

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Resources:

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006 | Loss and Resilience - Solo Episode

In this week’s mini-episode, Lauryn offers a personal share on resilience and loss as her family and home community move through the tragedy of the recent Butte County Camp Fire. She reflects on the inevitability of loss, and contemplates how we can meet our grief with compassion and willingness.

GQ article with Stephen Colbert

The Guest House by Rumi

Support fire relief funds

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005 | Giving Ourselves Permission with Natalie Somers

Natalie Somers is passionate about the importance of giving ourselves permission to live in our full authenticity.  With a background in yoga and ayurveda, Natalie has been walking the path of self-inquiry for many years. In this conversation, we dive deep into her journey to self-awareness and ultimately self-love.  This conversation will fire you up to cut through excuses and perceived obstacles to boldly take action on your true desires.

nataliesomers.com

Natalie’s Favorite Ayurveda Resources:

Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing by Dr. Vasant Lad

Banyanbotanicals.com

Learn the practice of abhyanga

https://www.banyanbotanicals.com/info/ayurvedic-living/living-ayurveda/lifestyle/self-oil-massage/

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004 | The Evolution of Embodiment with Alex Crow

Alex Crow explores embodiment and healing through dance, yoga, and Reiki. She is “a way-shower, a guide who is here on Earth to support you in embodying the fullness of your divine nature.” This week Alex shares her journey from competitive dance into yoga, the power of coming home to her body, and the vision she holds for personal leadership and collective awakening. This a powerful episode charged with full moon energy - enjoy!

Find Alex at @groundedcrown and groundedcrown.com.

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