067 – Brooke Emery – Purpose and Parenting

Brooke Emery

Intuition, marketing, coaching, and parenting…

Brooke EmeryBrooke Emery, Possibility Synergist and Guide, joins Julie Chan in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

This is the first of several episodes on the topic of pregnancy.

In this episode:

  • Emery‘s works as connector and a guide
  • How her spiritual journey started in childhood
  • Being the daughter of advertising agency mom, working in film and publicity, having love of being fixture in self help for more than 20 years
  • Identifying inner voice vs. random thoughts, what it feels like, light vs. heavy, joy and peace when right direction on the left wide, like an electric pulse
  • Being a Manifestor-Generator, experiencing things as an “uh-huh” (positive) or ” unh-uh” (negative)
  • Learning to surrender
  • Manifesting a baby, conscious parenting
  • Wanting a baby while being OK if it doesn’t happen
  • Changing the focus
  • Having a whole team ready to help her be ready for the next chapterBrooke Emery
  • The moment she became pregnant when she was about to go in for IVF
  • Getting away from attachment and pursuing joy, synchronicities amplify
  • Being surprised by second child
  • How IUD hormones impacted postpartum depression
  • A book that popped out that resulted in a visit to meet someone that result in signficant lessons, the need to remember the truth of who you are, entertain everything, believe nothing
  • Continuing to go deeper
  • The purpose of having children, loving kids, hating parenting, being a guide on the path of a child’s growth, allowing them to bloom
  • Reflecting and not regretting
  • Her daughter’s YouTube show, and how it helped with self expression and identity, a lot of wisdom in a little girl’s body
  • Juggling between motherhood and work while modeling to kids
  • Parenting by design and with vision
  • Taking time to end the day with sharing positive things with your partner
  • Being willing to receive judgment while not judging yourself or others
  • Teaching kids to navigate the world themselves, and not always solving problems for them, teaching them to become independent

054 – Erin Khar – Writing and Living the Truth

Erin Khar

Addiction, recovery, mental health, relationships, parenting, infertility, and self-care…

Erin KharErin Khar (Managing Editor at Ravishly and author of the popular weekly advice column Ask Erin) joins guest host Jessica Brodkin [Episode 11] in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:

  • Khar’s addiction to heroin for 15 years starting at 13 years old, and how she didn’t look like drug addic,t had straight As, lots of friends, no warning signs, etc.
  • How her love for child was stronger than her hatred of self
  • Learning how to take care of herself and walking through shame and depression that drove to use drugs
  • Healing is confronting the parts of ourself we don’t want others to see, we let go of shame and that’s where healing startsErin Khar
  • How Khar lost her baby due to premature birth, and met Brodkin after having had four miscarriages prior to that,
  • Khar’s incredible emotional pain, and it wasn’t about her head, it was about her soul
  • A psychic medium suggested she needs to go to Reiki
  • Khar’s believe that a silver lining of pain was growing closer to a spiritual connection than before, and how her family bonded than before
  • Getting tested and being able to make her way through that, and people won’t able to confront things, so they will stay in toxic patterns,
  • Part of self-care is to tell people “I feel __________”
  • How Khar had a successful clothing line, and had challenges and stopped caring about itErin Khar
  • A chance encounter with a writer that led to started a blog called Rarely Wrong Erin (and eventually Ask Erin), due to her ability to recall random information, and then she got a job at Ravishly, ad is now the managing editor
  • A lot of #METOO questions — of 60 questions per week 10-15 are about that topic
  • The tricky topic of conditioning around consent
  • Taking things people struggle with, so consent is frequently topical in her advice column
  • The need for conversations about consent
  • How fear is always worse than actually doing something
  • Khar was feeling unlovable and living like the room was on fire until a switch flipped
  • How she wants to bring hope because she was hopeless for a long time