11: When the Soul Grows Restless with Matt Reynolds
The Diversity Gap
by A More Beautiful Way with Bethaney Wilkinson
4M ago
Listening to our soul in all seasons, but especially those of restlessness, is hard, but rewarding work. In today’s episode, you get to hear Matt’s story of listening to the restlessness of his soul and pursuing a richer life through vulnerability.  Matt and I discuss: playing in community navigating transitions in our identity listening for restlessness of our souls importance for vulnerability the need for community  Episode Notes: For the episode transcript, click here.  Learn More About Stoke: https://www.stokethefire.live/about Learn More About the January 2024 Stoke Retr ..read more
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10: Learning How to Tell Ourselves the Truth with Danielle Lyles Barton
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by A More Beautiful Way with Bethaney Wilkinson
5M ago
Learning how to tell the truth about who we are is among the bravest and most challenging work we do. It is also essential for our growth and flourishing. In today’s podcast, you get to hear Danielle’s story of shedding old identities and stepping more fully into her sacred work and identity.  Danielle and I discuss: shedding layers of conditioning and expectations  choosing to not become a biological mother the liberating power of Black storytelling making space for our healing and evolution listening to and learning from our inner children heartache’s ability to water the seeds of ..read more
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09: Embodiment as a Healing Pathway with Dr. Cherini Ghobrial
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by A More Beautiful Way with Bethaney Wilkinson
5M ago
What does it look like to be connected to our minds and our bodies in today’s society?  This A More Beautiful Way Conversation with Dr. Cherini Ghobrial is a thought provoking reflection on what it looks like to feel your feelings, come home to your body and live embodied.  Cherini and I discuss: being conditioned to be a high achiever  chronic pain and fatigue  living in the present, moment by moment  coming home to yourself and somatic therapy  feeling your feelings and coming back into your body countercultural living focused on healing and liberation  th ..read more
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08: Living Resistance with Author + Poet Kaitlin Curtice
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by A More Beautiful Way with Bethaney Wilkinson
6M ago
What does it look like to hold the nuances of resistance, decolonization, storytelling, and everyday flourishing in today’s world?  This A More Beautiful Way Conversation with Kaitlin Curtice is a thoughtful, shared reflection on what it looks like to slow down, to tend to our wounds, to build connection through storytelling and to continue on the journey of healing and decolonization.  Kaitlin and I discuss: the daily habits that ground the morning and orient our days the need for grief and ritual as we move through life’s endings how the wisdom of children is vital in our creati ..read more
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07: Rewilding Your Life with Hillarie Maddox of Black Girl Country Living
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by A More Beautiful Way with Bethaney Wilkinson
6M ago
In this A More Beautiful Way Conversation, Hillarie Maddox and I have a warm, inviting dialogue on what it looks like to rewild our lives and create slower, more connected lives.  Hillarie and I discuss: identity and self discovery  landscape, culture and sustainability in South Dakota  homesteading  land and healing for black women  race, land ownership, and connection to the land  rewilding and slowing down our lives Connect with Hillarie:  Apply for Rewilding Coaching w/ Hillarie: https://rewildingcoaching.lpages.co/fall2024/ Read Black Girl Country Liv ..read more
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06. The Art of Self-Cultivation with Nina Simons of the Bioneers
The Diversity Gap
by A More Beautiful Way with Bethaney Wilkinson
7M ago
If you're hoping to linger with the bigger questions of personal and collective healing, this conversation is for you. Host, Bethaney Wilkinson, interviews Nina Simons about the role self-cultivation and personal healing plays in the work of addressing the many crises we're facing as a species. Nina Simons is co-founder of Bioneers and serves as its Chief Relationship Strategist. She is a social entrepreneur who is passionate about the power of women to transform the world, reaching racial and gender justice, indigeneity and rekindling a sacred relationship to nature, while co-creating a ..read more
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05: Race, Lineage & the Power of Forgiveness w/ Lisa Sharon Harper from Freedom Road
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by A More Beautiful Way with Bethaney Wilkinson
7M ago
What might it look like to find a more beautiful way to navigate the racial harm and disconnection of our time? What might it look like to find the healing pathways within our own family lineages and in the places we come from? What roles do repair and forgiveness play in cultivating a new world? In today's conversation, we are joined by author, activist and storyteller Lisa Sharon Harper. Through the lens of her most recent book, "Fortune: How Race Broke My Family and the World and How to Repair It All," Lisa walks through how learning our family histories, and setting those histories within ..read more
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04: Community Voice feat. Jordyn Robinson on Grief, Community & Learning to Ask for Help
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by A More Beautiful Way with Bethaney Wilkinson
8M ago
In today’s episode of A More Beautiful Way, you get to hear from an AMBW Community Voice: Jordyn Robinson. Jordyn takes us on a journey into three powerful questions, giving voice to what it’s looking like for her to embody ~a more beautiful way~ in this season of her life. You can learn more about A More Beautiful Way at www.amorebeautifulway.co and by following our work @amorebeautifulway. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/bethaney-wilkinson/message ..read more
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03: Art is Medicine & Sending Flowers to Greenwood with Leah Palmer from The Wild Mother Creative Studio
The Diversity Gap
by A More Beautiful Way with Bethaney Wilkinson
8M ago
In this soul-filling conversation, Leah and I discuss the importance of learning to be one another’s story-keepers. We talk about working with art and floral design to help a community remember and heal from the tragic Greenwood Massacre (also known as the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.) We reflect on how working with plants and created-things sustains us. And Leah shares a gracious invitation for us to partner with her and The Wild Mother to raise awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women.  Leah Palmer (she/her) is an 8th generation Afro-Indigenous artist and anti-racism educat ..read more
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02. Welcome to A More Beautiful Way: New Beginnings - Part Two
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by A More Beautiful Way with Bethaney Wilkinson
8M ago
In today’s episode, Bethaney Wilkinson continues her interview with Margaret Reynolds as they discuss Bethaney’s transitions within her work including how The Diversity Gap has moved into A More Beautiful Way.  Time Stamps: 0:00 Introduction  10:09 The Diversity Gap is Born 19:52 Summer 2020 and The Diversity Gap Transitions  43:06 What is A More Beautiful Way? 59:44 How to Get Involved with A More Beautiful Way  Episode Notes: For more information and to register for the Contemplative Writing Circle and/or Seasonal Examen, click here. For the episode transcript, click he ..read more
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