meditation

Episode #50 This might sound crazy...but!

You know when someone says "This might sound crazy..but" that something good is about to be divulged. In this episode, I share my own something crazy. For the past 7 years I have has lots of experiences with the spirit realm. What I have noticed over the past few years is that normally these experiences get stronger and more frequent when I am about to take my life to the next level or I am under high amounts of stress. I will share with you my theory on why this happens and how I deal with it. 

Episode #42 Solar Plexus Chakra Week 1

Episode #42 Solar Plexus Chakra Week 1

In this episode, we dive into week 1 of the solar plexus chakra from my book Light it Up. The solar plexus chakra is the chakra that gives us motivation and helps us realize our dreams. When we have energy in this area we are able to follow through on our goals and live happy fulfilled lives. This week we are going to work on meditating daily to help open up this chakra. This simple daily practice will help move energy to this area. I will also discuss a movement exercise and a journal activity to help wake up the solar plexus chakra. 

Stephanie Cotton in a Transformational Life Coach, Astrologer, and Published writer from Durham, NC. You can purchase her book Light It Up at;

www.stephanie-cotton.com

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Episode #41 Depression a Cold Hearted Bitch

Episode #41 Depression a Cold Hearted Bitch

In this episode, I get very candid about my own struggle with depression. Depression is a disease that millions of people deal with every day yet we still have a lot of shame and stigma behind it. This is something I have dealt with my whole entire life. In this episode, I wanted to share my own experience so other people know they are not alone in this struggle. I also share my own techniques for working with depression and anxiety.

Episode # 32 Intro Astrology Natal Chart

Episode # 32 Intro Astrology Natal Chart

In this episode, I break down what an astrology natal birth chart is and how you can use it in your own life. Astrology can feel very overwhelming and I try and break everything down into simple terms that everyone can understand. I also share how you can use your natal chart to create your plan for 2019. 

Episode #29 Sacral Chakra Week 2

In this episode, I explore the second week of my book Light it Up! I take you on a journey a little deeper into the sacral chakra. I explain how the planets and zodiac have an effect on the sacral chakra. The sacral chakra is ruled by the planets Jupiter and Neptune and the zodiacs Sagittarius and Pisces. Each having a yin/yang effect on the chakra. The sacral chakra is home to our emotions, creativity, and feminine energy. The planet Jupiter helps us to expand and grow. It is difficult to do this when our energy is blocked preventing us from growing. The planet Neptune rules illusions and creativity. It is easy to see why we are able to create illusions about ourselves so easily. When the sacral chakra is blocked we often have illusions about what we think we are or what we look like. We create barriers and walls that prevent us from growing creatively as well.

In this podcast, I explain that right now both Jupiter and Neptune are stationed in their ruling zodiacs of Sagittarius and Pisces. This means that 2019 is a great year to dig deep into the sacral chakra and heal the trauma that is there. This year is primed for creative expansion and healing. It is also a good time to explore your own natal birth chart and see what you are bringing into this life astrologically.

The activities for this week are to give yourself a massage. The activity of giving yourself a massage is a step towards getting comfortable in your own body. It allows you to start feeling your body and making yourself feel good. This can be uncomfortable at first but it’s an activity you will hopefully grow to love.

The journal assignment for this week is to journal about your emotions. As soon as you wake up in the morning note how you feel. Write down any strong emotions that come about during the day. Notice if you have control over your emotions or if you have trouble showing your emotions. You can even take this a step further and track your emotions with the moon cycle.

There will be a solar and lunar eclipse this month with I will be talking about later this week.

Stephanie Cotton is a Transformational Life Coach, Astrologer Enthusiast, and Published writer in Durham NC.

www.stephanie-cotton.com 

Follow me on IG @caffeinatedgypsy 

Find birth chart on

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Episode #25 Week 1 of Sacral Chakra

Episode #25 Week 1 of Sacral Chakra

In this episode I will share with you the first week from the sacral chakra section in my book Light it Up. During this first week in the sacral chakra section you will be introduced to the sacral activating meditation. This meditation will require you to have at least 5 minutes alone. In this podcast I will give step by step directions on how to perform this simple meditation.

Episode #6 Plant Medicine, Womb Healing, and Sex

Episode #6 Plant Medicine, Womb Healing, and Sex

In this episode I speak with Katie Cotton a Holistic Health Practitioner and Womb Healing Facilitator in Washington. Katie in me explore several taboo subjects in this interview . We discuss the trauma and healing in the womb space and how this work has changed both of our lives. We also dive into plant medicine and how it can be used for trauma, anxiety, and to be more present in your day to day life. Finally we discuss sex and how we are striving to take the shame and stigma away from this with our own children.

Episode #3 The Cranky Yogi

Episode #3 The Cranky Yogi

In this episode of the Caffeinated Gypsy and Erica talk candidly about Erica's journey into the Yoga world and she approaches Yoga differently from most. Erica also shares her journey through being a massage teacher, mother, and the philosophy behind her and her husband's website the Mindful Bohdi. They also share some personal experiences about dealing with mean people on social media and how they try to stay positive while dealing with social media b.s.

Erica Ramos Erica is a former massage instructor turned yoga teacher with certifications in vinyasa yoga, yin yoga, prenatal yoga and loves many different forms of fitness including weightlifting and kettlebells. She also is a self-proclaimed astrology fanatic and uses astrology and moon phases as self-help tools. She also owns her own small in-home family childcare business by day and is the co-owner of The Mindful Bohdi with her husband Danny. 

You can learn more about Erica Themindfulbodhi.com

Find her on IG at Erica_ramos_yoga

To find out more about the Caffeinated Gypsy you can find us on www.stephanie-cotton.com

IG at CaffeinatedGypsy 

 

Episode #2 The Long Journey Home. The road to healing.

Episode #2 The Long Journey Home. The road to healing.

In episode number 2 we are joined by Tracey Preston. Tracey shares her journey from coming out of a deep depression and attempting to take her own life to now creating content to help create a sisterhood that supports other women in their healing and life journey. In this interview, we leave no stone unturned. We talk about marriage, divorce, parenting, the struggle to find healing when you lack money, astrology, energy healing, and the desire to create a sisterhood. 

 

Tracey is the creator of Rise Mama Rise and the Luna Love Tracker. 

You can find out more about her tracker and her latest offerings at

https://www.risemamarise.co.za

You can also follower her journey on IG at rise_mama_rise 

 

We are excited to have Tracey joining our community and you can learn more about me your host Stephanie Cotton at my website www.stephanie-cotton.com

Also on IG Caffeinated Gypsy Podcast. 

 

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