Mirabai Starr teaches philosophy and world religions at the University of New Mexico, and she is the author of new translations of Dark Night of the Soul by John of the Cross and The Interior Castle and The Book of My Life by Teresa of Avila.
Mirabai Starr is an award-winning author of creative non-fiction and contemporary translations of sacred literature. She taught Philosophy and World Religions at the University of New Mexico-Taos for 20 years and now teaches and speaks internationally on contemplative practice and inter-spiritual dialog. Her latest book is called, WILD MERCY: Living the Fierce & Tender Wisdom of the Women Mystics.In this episode, Eric and Mirabai explore the intersection of interspirituality and the divine feminine – specifically, as it shows up in her life and in the life of the women mystics whose stories she tells.  It’s *finally* a new year! While there’s no doubt that 2021 will have its challenges, there is so much you can do to make it a wonderful year for you on a personal level. If you’d like to start out this new year restoring some balance and putting some healthy habits in place, or if you’re tired of waiting for the right circumstances to make progress towards your goals, Eric, as a behavior coach, can help you. To book a free, no-pressure 30-minute call with Eric to see if working with him in The One You Feed Personal Transformation Program is right for you, click here.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, Mirabai Starr and I discuss the Divine Feminine and…Her book, WILD MERCY: Living the Fierce & Tender Wisdom of the Women MysticsA few of her favorite women mysticsThe Divine Feminine EnergyBelief structures that no longer serve us wellBeing engaged in the world as a spiritual practiceHow drawing from many spiritual traditions is like digging one well with many different toolsThe way she has created her spiritual practice over timeFeminine wisdom teachingsThe morning rituals that start her dayThe practice of the SabbathThe link between creativity, spirituality, and mysticismMirabai Starr Links:mirabaistarr.comInstagramFacebookTwitterCalm App: The app designed to help you ease stress and get the best sleep of your life through meditations and sleep stories. Join the 85 million people around the world who use Calm to get better sleep. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolfTalkspace is the online therapy company that lets you connect with a licensed therapist from anywhere at any time at a fraction of the cost of traditional therapy. It’s therapy on demand. Visit www.talkspace.com and enter Promo Code: WOLF to get $100 off your first month.If you enjoyed this conversation with Mirabai Starr on the Divine Feminine, you might also enjoy these other episodes:Mirabai Starr (2017)Spirituality and Anti-racisim with Sonia RobertsBeing Heart Minded with Sarah Blondin
You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/helpAs the COVID-19 pandemic intensified earlier this week, Eric reached out to several previous guests of the show to ask them if they would be willing to talk with him for two special edition episodes of The One You Feed Podcast. They all generously agreed at a moment’s notice and this episode is the second of those two episodes. These mini-interviews are with 6 leaders in the realms of mental health and spirituality. Eric talks with each of them about how to deal with difficult thoughts and offers practical strategies for emotional health during these challenging times. These are all new conversations with previous guests, Parker Palmer, Mirabai Starr, Lewis Howes, Steven C. Hayes, Scott Stabile, and Sharon Salzberg.In This Special Episode, We discuss Strategies for Emotional Health and…Turning our attention to those who are vulnerable and need our helpThe connection between anxiety and uncertaintyAccepting the truth that there are many things we cannot controlBeing attentive to what we can controlHow reflecting on and learning from suffering can be therapeuticThat dissolution is a good thing: You’ve lost an illusion and you’re that much closer to realityHow to abide in a space of not knowingThe paradox of actively helping the situation by doing less, staying put and slowing downReorienting to what we really need vs. our tendencies towards overconsumptionHow to be mindful and Feed Our Good Wolf during a time of crisisThat constantly seeing crisis media alerts is like seeing a car crash every 2 minutes – we benefit from placing boundaries on how often we consume media coverage Creating meaning amidst sufferingHow psychological flexibility can help us move through difficultyHow to move through a crisis so that you come out of it with post-traumatic growthWays to work with your anger towards others during this crisisWays to work with your fear about this crisisThe helpful pillars of self-care that can really support us in crisisLooking for ourself in others to bring empathy What it means to connect to our hearts and soulsThe importance of giving yourself grace and forgiveness during a crisisHow loving-kindness meditation can help usHow staying home can mimic the effects of a reflective retreatA guided meditation from Sharon SalzbergCalm App The #1 rated app for meditation. They have meditations, sleep stories, soothing music, and Calm masterclasses with may One You Feed Guests. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf Peloton: Wondering if a Peloton bike is right for you? You can get a free 30 day home trial and find out. If you're looking for a new way to get your cardio in, the Peloton bike is a great solution. Eric decided to buy one after his 30-day free trial. Visit onepeloton.com Laurel Springs: An accredited online private school for students K-12. Personalize the learning program and learning schedule for your unique child with Laurel Springs' diverse and enriched curriculum. Register your child at www.laurelsprings.com/wolf and receive a waived registration fee.Links to Other Episodes:Parker J. PalmerMirabai StarrLewis HowesSteven C. HayesScott StabileSharon Salzberg
Mirabai Starr, speaker and brilliant author of Wild Mercy, joins the DTFH! You can find more info on Mirabai and purchase links for Wild Mercy on her website (https://www.mirabaistarr.com/) . This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (https://www.squarespace.com/duncan) (use offer code: DUNCAN to save 10% on your first site). This episode is also brought to you by Instacart (https://www.instacart.com/) ($10 off your first order when you use code DUNCAN at checkout).
  Mirabai Starr Interview Richard Brendan’s special guest in this podcast is author and teacher Mirabai Starr. They focus on deep insights from Mirabai’s new book, WILD MERCY: Living the Fierce and Tender Wisdom of the Women Mystics. Regarding this book, Anne Lamont writes, “Mirabai Starr has given us life, joy, the deepest healing, and a lot of light to see by.” and Richard highly recommend this inspiring book! Please visit Mirabai Starr online at www.mirabaistarr.com  
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