In Episode 23 of the Inspired Life Project Podcast, Maggie interviews Embodied Spiritual Practitioner, Caitlyn Cook. Caitlyn is a mindful sexuality and embodied spiritual healing practitioner and facilitator to release whatever is being held in the body.
*Episode intro and a brief moment of breathwork
2.00 - Caitlyn shares her work and her approach.
3.00- ‘Feeling’ to heal, rather than ‘talking’ to heal.
4.45 - ‘Spiritual Journey’ is a tornado for Caitlyn as they eat you up and spit you out.
5.20 - Where Caitlyn’s spiritual journey began
6.15 -You have to be brave to meet your spiritual monsters and meeting both the light and the dark.
7.20 - Spiritual journey is the connection to wholeness and unpacking the numbness.
9.25 - The veils and masks that we experience which blind us from presence.
10.20- ‘Spirituality is simply a process of remembering who you are’ and who we aren’t.
12.35 - Validation and acceptance of our parents and how this can transform into how we perceive the world.
13.15- The start of Caitlyn’s spiritual journey and what brought her to a mindfulness journey.
15.10- Feeling her body needed to participate in the healing, she embarked to find herself.
16.30 - Tanura and sacred sexual healing.
18.45- Allowing the spiritual path to include all parts of you as divine.
20.10- Contracting within ourselves and, in contract, allowing ourselves to expand.
21.15 - Consciously digesting emotions and Caitlyn’s analogy of a hose pipe.
22.55 - Pain is not our enemy – it is just the resistance.
24.45 - The societal resistance resulting in stifling our emotions.
27.35 - Vulnerability is a light and a gift to others to see our true selves.
30.15 - Intimacy - ‘Into me you see’ and becoming your own first lover.
31.45 - Caitlyn shares how she did not love herself and how she has become her own best friend.
32.20 - Turning our senses inward rather than outwards.
34.00 - Orgasm’s can open the portal to ourselves.
36.05 - How Caitlyn uses sensual erotic meditation and, how the pleasure mixes with pain.
38.55 - Sex is a doorway to remembering who you are – and bringing consciousness to our own touch.
40.20 - Creating safety within ourselves and welcoming acceptance.
42.25 - Loving yourself will mean you always feel loved.