Self Care for the Soul: A Conversation with Suzi Lula

May 25, 2017

Suzi Lula, M.A., A.L.S.P., is a much-sought-after Spiritual Counselor, Teacher and Inspirational Speaker who is an expert in the field of human transformation.

Combining her innovative teachings over her 18 years in private practice, along with her master's degree training in spiritual psychology, Suzi is transforming the way people think about motherhood. Known as a visionary leader, Suzi challenges conventional thinking that says mothers must sacrifice and martyr themselves to be good mothers and instead, guides them to the realization that when they thrive, their children will flourish as well. Thus, Suzi is redefining Motherhood as an Evolutionary Path, Limitless in its possibilities to change the very nature of our mothering experience and therefore raise an entire generation of happy, thriving individuals.

Tune in as Michelle interviews Suzi around the principles in her latest book “The Motherhood Evolution, How Thriving Mothers Raise Thriving Children” 

You can find Suzi on her website here and on Facebook here


What Does the Jewish Practice of Mussar and Mindful Parenting have in Common?: A Conversation with Greg Marcus

May 18, 2017

Join Michelle as she explores the 1000 year old Jewish Practice of Mussar with Greg Marcus. Along the way they offer practical tips and wisdom to allow you to incorporate the learnings right away.

Greg Marcus is an innovative Mussar maven and the creator of American Mussar, a 21st century Jewish spiritual practice for an authentic and meaningful life. He is a recovering workaholic, who has been practicing and teaching Mussar for five years. Greg offers guidance on how to lead a life of mindful harmony and spiritual integrity, drawing upon Jewish teachings and contemporary wisdom alike. He has a Ph.D. from MIT, and worked for ten years as a marketer in Silicon Valley.

His latest book, The Spiritual Practice of Good Actions: Finding Balance Through the Soul Traits of Mussar has been praised by Rabbis, secular jews, and many non-jews for it’s inclusive and empowering introduction to this ancient wisdom.

Today Greg is a writer, speaker, workshop facilitator, and stay-at-home dad to two teenage daughters. He created the Mussar Parenting to help him cope.

You learn more about Greg and take his Soul Trait Profile Quiz at


Confessions of a Mindful Parent

May 11, 2017

Listen in to this short but sweet confession Michelle has to share...


Our Relationship With “Belonging”

May 4, 2017

From the moment we enter this world we are part of a family and community. Throughout our lives we will relate to this idea of “belonging” in a myriad of ways. Join Michelle as she shares her personal story and discusses how we relate to our sometimes grounded and sometimes complicated relationship to belonging.


Parenting as a Spiritual Practice: A Conversation with Miriam Mason Martinaux

April 13, 2017

Join Michelle & Miriam as they explore parenting as a spiritual practice. 

You can learn more about Miriam and explore her 8 week course which starts May 1st at the links below.


Miriam Mason Martineau is a mother, counselor, parenting coach, writer, and researcher. She has spent the last 20 years studying and applying Integral-Evolutionary theory, educational frameworks, and spiritual practice.  

Miriam holds an M.A. in Psychology from the University of Zurich, with specialization in Youth and Child Psychology, and has been working in private practice as an integral therapeutic counselor since 1995. She facilitates an online 8-week course for parents around the globe that explores and teaches parenting as a spiritual practice.

Miriam is vice-president of Next Step Integral, an international organization that brings an integral perspective to ecology, education, parenting and community. She lives near Nelson, BC, Canada, with her husband, Stephan and their daughter, Adonia, whom they homeschool.



A Conversation on Fatherhood with Soren Gordhamer, Founder of Wisdom 2.0

April 6, 2017

Soren Gordhamer works with individuals and groups on living with greater mindfulness and purpose in our technology-rich age. He is founder and host of the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, and the author of Wisdom 2.0: Ancient Secrets for the Creative and Constantly Connected (HarperOne, 2009), one of the first books to explore living with mindfulness and wisdom within the context of our modern technology age.

Listen in as Michelle & Soren talk about fatherhood, parenting, and the adventures of the teen years. Within these thirty minutes you will not only hopefully be inspired but gain practical ideas for living more consciously with your children.



Embracing the Messiness & Magic of Motherhood

March 30, 2017

Amy Ahlers is the author of two books titled “Reform Your Inner Mean Girl” and “Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves”. She’s also a speaker, life coach, and founder of the incredible Mama Truth Circle which is a truth telling sanctuary for moms to embrace the messiness and magic of motherhood.

Listening to Michelle & Amy chat about motherhood will make you feel like you are all sitting down for tea together. Tune in to hear their stories and tips for living with greater ease amidst a messy family life.

You can learn more about joining Amy’s Mama Truth Circle HERE.


Mindful Listening is a Parenting Superpower!

March 23, 2017

Join Michelle as she explores what Mindful Listening is, why you are not too busy to practice, and how during high stress moments listening in this way can help regulate emotions in ourselves and our children. 


Coming Home: Breath and Body Meditation

March 16, 2017

Join Michelle as she guides you through a ten-minute meditation designed especially with the busy parent in mind.

Learn more about Michelle at