SPECIAL PODCAST: Staying Floppy with Lela Becker and Nick Goodman
My life was drastically changed a few months ago when I was contacted by my first self-proclaimed Facebook "stalker." Despite her chosen label, Lela Becker was neither creepy nor overbearing, and when we went and got coffee, I was delighted to find a wild and kindred spirit in passionately healing people. Lela follows each of her passions with energy and laughter, and her work includes tantra life coaching with her company Stay Floppy Seattle, teaching yoga and offering Vedic
QOW: How can we embrace our inner Fool?
The Fool is our innermost child. I don’t mean that wounded part of us that still needs healing parenting – I’m sure that will come up in plenty of readings, later. I want to focus on the Inner Child who fearlessly wanders into new adventures because they’re curious and excited, who gets so excited to learn how their bike works that they take it apart before they think about having to put it back together, who runs off through the woods naked picking fresh, plump berries off o
QOW: What is the best thing we could be doing this week to heal ourselves?
Trauma etches deep into our bodies; so does healing. Where there has been deep pain there will also be deep joy. Where we have bled, we will weep with the healing that has pumped its way into our hearts. This has been a traumatic week for our Black and Brown family in the U.S., and an awakening and re-awakening for our white siblings. The fight-or-flight parts of our brains are firing more often and more strongly than before, and we need to take some time to calm down those n