Before the murder of George Floyd & the uprising that followed, I had a chance to speak with scholar and activist Tamisha Tyler about her research & integration of the imagination of Octavia Butler into 2020. Her thoughts & ideas expanded & sustained my own hope & imagination, & I think they will yours.
Alyson Thompson, writer, author of Notes on Becoming, community organizer & founder of Mixed Feelings joins us to chat about her path to embodiment and autonomy as a queer Black woman. Find her @alysonthompson on Twitter & Instagram!
CONTENT WARNING: SEXUAL ASSAULT
This is a heavy one, so choose your own adventure & set your own boundaries when listening. I wanted to open about how I’ve been spending the last 18 months & give you some clues to unearthing your own survival stories & trauma narratives. this is a hard work worth doing, & we’re doing it together.
Follow Alyssa through a deep dive into her origin story as an enneagram Eight, a green witch, & how she learned to match her outsides with her fierce insides.
In this episode, trauma writer & educator Margeaux Feldman teaches us about engaging our poverty survival stories with compassion & intention. Through the work of self-excavation, we start to bring to light the lies & fears that have kept us stuck.
Long before we we’re all cooped up in our homes, Madison Eker has been dreaming of life-giving & liberating new spaces for womxn & queer folx. Sum of Us Fest is the result of that loving labor. She invites you to imagine with her.
We don’t know how our world will look two months from now, but millenneagram listeners will get 25% off tix if we can all still go!
As we near the end of Season 2 of Millenneagram, I take on an interview that is both out of my depth & right up my alley. Andrea Glik - trauma therapist & @somaticwitch on IG - gets into survival stories, trauma healing & KINK with me.
“We’re not dysfunctional. We’re all still alive. It’s working.”
- Andrea Glik
How does personality shift & evolve with our gender experience? Jovie is here, & she’s bringing her own expertise to the table. Pull up an iced coffee & let’s get into it.
We’re gonna do minisodes more often so we can get good shit in front of you with less wait time. On this week’s minisode I unpack how I’m learning to map my survival stories using polyvagal theory, nervous system info & the enneagram as my guides. tell me about yours! After you listen let’s get into it on Twitter - follow me @hannahpaasch and holler at me there!
Too long we’ve let the frontal lobe have all the fun.
I’ve been nerding out lately about the millenneagram implications of *polyvagal theory* thanks to today’s guest Justin Sunseri, licensed marriage and family therapist and host of the Polyvagal Podcast. I’m hyped about what this particular understanding of the brain can add to our experience of our own personality and one another’s. Let’s get into it!