Stories Within Us

with Lisa Bush

Conversations with writers, poets, educators, activists, artists, and researchers whose work is questioning, disrupting, or altogether transforming how we view ourselves and each other.

Stories Within Us explores how our lived experiences—and the process of sharing those stories— has the power to connect, heal, and change.

Welcome to Season 5

S5:11 Healing and Music with D’orjay

Country music artist, healer, and author D’orjay speaks to us about healing, music, and her book, SHIT MY SHAMAN SAYS. D’orjay shares her healing journey and how it led to her work as a Shaman and Pranic Healer. Dorjay explains that a shaman is, “Someone who sees light in the darkness.”

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S5:10 Motherhood Tax with Dr. Maki Motapanyane

Today’s episode with Dr. Maki Motapanyane explores the ongoing, unceasing tension that exists for women navigating motherhood and careers. I found this conversation refreshingly validating; Maki doesn’t downplay the challenges mothers in the twenty-first-century face.

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Introducing the Working Mom Wellness Podcast

Conversations with women that shine a light on issues impacting women’s physical, mental, and spiritual health. I’m Lisa Bush. I’m a writer, educator, feminist, wellness consultant, and the host of the Working Mom Wellness Podcast and creator of the Working Mom Wellness Facebook Group. I am also the author of Teaching Well: How healthy, empowered teachers lead to thriving, successful classrooms. I’ve spoken internationally on educational topics such as wellness, diversity, and teacher empowerment. I

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