Shaman Sister Sessions PODCAST WITH SHAMANS MICHELLE HAWK AND KATHERINE BIRD Welcome to Shaman Sister Sessions! We created this podcast to empower spiritual seekers and practitioners of all modalities. Shamans and all those on the path of awakening. We offer a deep look into our personal and professional experiences as healers and Universal seekers, along with tools for navigating the expansion of human consciousness, cultivation of psychic and Shamanic gifts and living a fulfilled, uniquely expressed life of service. Michelle and Katherine's visionary work inspires spiritual seekers, practitioners, psychics, empaths, energy healers to step fully into their roles as catalysts for social evolution and global change. Like our Facebook page to receive the latest information and invitations to upcoming events!
#113 Soul Aligned Offerings for Practitioners
1:07:38As a practitioner, it’s easy to build programs and offerings in our business that we think “should” be there, either because we’re trying to fit our work into a traditional business paradigm, we’re coming from the place of just trying to make money, or we’re modeling our work after others (teachers, colleagues, others in the field). As a soul-aligned practitioner, these offerings usually fail. Not because there’s anything wrong with a traditional business paradigm, trying to make money or the work of others, but because all of those things pull our offerings away from the true, soul-aligned essence of our practice. What does a soul aligned offering look like? How do we know if our practice is aligned with our soul essence? How do we as practitioners create powerful, soul-aligned offerings that serve our communities effectively? Michelle and Katherine continue the conversation from last episode (Your Healing Business). They share some potent examples of soul-aligned offerings in their work and give you some powerful tools and takeaways to audit your own practice to make sure your offerings are coming from a soul-aligned place.
#112 My Healing Business
1:10:09If you’re self-employed as a healer, chances are that you’ve tried to fit your business into traditional entrepreneurial models (even ones aimed at coaching) and found that it doesn’t work for you and/or feels super icky. You are not alone. There are some really good reasons why your healing business needs a unique approach and expression. Michelle and Katherine dive into “new paradigm” business and entrepreneurship in the healing industry: what works, what doesn’t, what’s total BS, and what your healing business truly needs to thrive and evolve. Regardless of where you are in your healership business journey, this episode is for you!
#111 My Shaman/Coach/Healer gave me bad advice. Now what?
1:09:10Bad advice is everywhere! Michelle and Katherine have seen tons of bad advice: on social media, in articles, received from their mentors/healers. Their clients have also come to them and shared bad advice offered by other practitioners. What gives? In this episode, they share the hallmarks of “good” versus “bad” advice and how to recognize it. They offer tools, perspective and yes, advice, on what to do when you come across bad advice from your mentor. Resources: Apply for Michelle’s I AM Alchemy course or a Dragon Initiation on her website: https://joyofenergy.com Join Katherine’s Hieros community membership from her website or register for Healer’s Process course: https://katherinebird.com
#110 Visionary Creation through Collaboration
43:22What is the nature of collaboration through a creative partnership? Often in the field of spiritual growth and practice, we feel called to collaborate with other practitioners. Sometimes these efforts go well, and others go really poorly. Michelle and Katherine have been in creative soul partnership collaboration for 6 years. In this episode, they share some behind the scenes wisdom of what works and what doesn’t. Tune in for some powerful questions and considerations for your own visionary creation through collaboration, and a special invitation from the Shaman Sisters! Resources: Apply for Michelle’s I AM Alchemy course or a Dragon Initiation on her website: https://joyofenergy.com Join Katherine’s Hieros community membership from her website or register for Healer’s Process course: https://katherinebird.com
#109 Enhanceformation for your Transformation: How to Hack your Awakening
38:29Yes, you read that right. Despite the silly title, the Shaman Sisters drop some powerful knowledge on how to hack your process of transformation by creating positive feedback loops within and between energy systems in your life. Michelle and Katherine get scientific and silly in this powerful episode. Learn about essential Keystone Practices and how to map and track a feedback loop in your energy body to create more effective cycles of change and awakening. Resources: Apply for Michelle’s I AM Alchemy course on her website: https://joyofenergy.com Join Katherine’s Hieros community membership from her website or register for 5 Elements for Empaths course: https://katherinebird.com
#108 Activating your Awakening
44:50Most of us assume that awakening and activation are only expansive phenomena, and if we’re experiencing contraction that there must be something wrong. However, it is impossible to “selectively open/activate.” As we go through awakening experiences and activate different fields and energy centers, any unprocessed, stagnant energy will also come to the surface. Instead of shutting down and creating an “energetic whiplash” experience, how can you stay present with your awakening and go through the full range of activation? Michelle and Katherine offer powerful tools and recommendations to help you get the most out of your awakening journey and fully activate your gifts and power. Resources: Apply for Michelle’s I AM Alchemy course on her website: https://joyofenergy.com Join Katherine’s Hieros community membership from her website or register for 5 Elements for Empaths course: https://katherinebird.com
#107 How to Not Be a Spiritual Asshole
1:15:21Do you think that being “spiritual” automatically makes you a better person? Think again. There are plenty of ways to twist and distort spiritual principles that end up shaming, blaming and causing harm. Are YOU being a spiritual asshole?? Tune in to this fun and insightful episode where Michelle and Katherine discuss some of the most common ways people inadvertently act like spiritual assholes--in the context of COVID, Black Lives Matter, Me Too movement and in general. Resources: Apply for 1:1 work or join Michelle’s Lightworker Portal community from her website: https://joyofenergy.com Join Katherine’s Hieros community membership from her website or register for 5 Elements for Empaths course: https://katherinebird.com
#106 Social Responsibility of Spiritual Practitioners
1:02:46What is your social responsibility as a spiritual practitioner? How are you living and practicing in integrity and in alignment with your values for the purpose of global service and transformation? How can we all do better? Michelle and Katherine outline the five pillars of Social Responsibility and ways to implement them. In light of the COVID pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, these pillars become more important than ever before. Tune in to this powerful episode for insightful tools, practices and ways to serve more effectively. Resources: Join Michelle’s Lightworker Portal community from her website: https://joyofenergy.com Join Katherine’s Hieros community membership from her website: https://katherinebird.com
#105 Spiritual Activism and Entrepreneurship ft. Beth Weinstein
1:04:41The Shaman Sisters are delighted to welcome their sister, Beth Weinstein, for this powerful conversation about Spiritual Activism through Entrepreneurship! The new paradigm of leadership, activism, and business. Heart-centered calling, alignment and sovereignty. What it means to live and serve from authentic integrity. We covered a lot of ground in this episode! If you feel called to serve Earth and humanity through your spiritual practice, this conversation is for you. Michelle and Katherine dive deep with Beth into powerful tools and perspectives about how to radiate your sacred service through every aspect of your life, for the purpose of creation and transformation in this awakening world. As a spiritual business coach, Beth helps current and aspiring entrepreneurs, coaches, spiritual leaders and healers align with their purpose and grow their business so they can help more people, create consistent income, and have a thriving business working on their terms, from anywhere on earth! Using her experience growing multiple businesses (including three of her own), along with neuroscience-backed methodologies, spiritual teachings, and practical business action plans, Beth offers a multi-dimensional approach to help her clients move past limiting beliefs, overcome obstacles and grow their business in a successful, impactful way. https://bethaweinstein.com/ IG: @bethaweinstein Resources: Join Michelle’s Lightworker Portal community from her website: https://joyofenergy.com Join Katherine’s Hieros community membership from her website: https://katherinebird.com
#104 Life of Shamanic Service
1:03:06Those who are called to the Shamanic path live a life of service: to others, to Spirit and to their own self-growth. What does it mean to live your authentic service? In the modern world (especially within the entrepreneurial healing community), service is often associated with career and financial exchange. Michelle and Katherine debunk some of the most common misconceptions and mistaken ideas behind living a life of Shamanic service, and offer their best tools and insights to help you align more gracefully with your own expression of service in your life and in the world. Resources: Join Michelle’s Lightworker Portal community from her website: https://joyofenergy.com Join Katherine’s Hieros community membership from her website: https://katherinebird.com