Turning Season Podcast Episode 36 with Leilani Wong Navar and Lydia Violet Harutoonian

Episode 36: Personal and Collective Healing in Chinese Medicine and Deep Ecology (with Leilani Wong Navar and guest interviewer Lydia Violet Harutoonian)

August 1, 2023

Our bodies are just like the rest of the living world: coursing with healing, life-affirming intelligence and capacity; and suffering the effects of being out of balance. The body is one setting for what Joanna Macy called “the three stories of our time”: Business as Usual, the Great Unraveling, and the Great Turning. We’ve explored…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 35 with Gloire Mudekuza hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 35: Regeneration and Resilience for Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda (with Gloire Mudekuza)

July 3, 2023

Ready for a dose of Active Hope? Listen to Gloire Mudekuza, a young refugee, a social entrepreneur, a climate activist and a mentor in Uganda, making an impact in the refugee community. He is passionate about regenerative agriculture, climate action, and entrepreneurship. He is the founder and director of Plethora Social Initiative, a refugee-led organization…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 34 Afro-lachian Herbal Remedies Past Stories Current Conversations with Ruby Daniels hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 34: Afro-lachian Herbal Remedies, Past Stories & Current Conversations (with Ruby Daniels)

June 4, 2023

Register here for the (free!) Great Turning Summit: In this planet-wide, diverse movement we can call The Great Turning, one of the threads I’m personally following is medicine. I’m all in for the shift to a life-honoring, life-sustaining approach to understanding illness, treating disease, and promoting health and healing.  Ruby Daniels is part of…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 33 with Joe Brewer hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 33: Becoming an Earth Regenerator (with Joe Brewer)

May 5, 2023

How about these goals:  What would that take? Joe Brewer has dedicated his life to this question, and to a “living laboratory” of bioregional regeneration and community collaboration. He is the founder of Earth Regenerators and co-founder of the newly established Design School for Regenerating Earth. I have learned so much from Joe. He’s been a…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 32 with Radhika Bhagat hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 32: Protecting Sacred Groves in India (with Radhika Bhagat)

April 6, 2023

“Somehow, we were only touching the symptoms, whether it’s poaching, whether it’s the destruction of forests, or unsustainable development.” So said Radhika Bhagat about her 12+ years of conservation work with leading organizations in India, as she explained to me why she founded the Sacred Earth Trust. Radhika now focuses on reviving spiritual connection to…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 31 Deep Ecology Small Actions Big Resonance with Fernanda Lenz hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 31: Deep Ecology, Small Actions and Big Resonance (with Fernanda Lenz)

March 7, 2023

This Full Moon, a new deep conversation with someone rising to her own unique role in The Great Turning – the role only she can play, coming about through what she loves, what breaks her heart, her gifts, her circumstances, her stories. Today, meet Fernanda Lenz, an educator, facilitator, and visual documentarian in São Paolo,…

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Episode 30: News On Indigenous Leadership in the Arctic, The Mother Tree Project, and Tribes and Nature Defenders in the Philippines

February 20, 2023

Another news roundup of evidence of The Great Turning, for this month’s New Moon: Click Play above to listen in to this episode of Turning Season Podcast, your regular dose of active hope, here with news and deep conversations with people following the thread of their own storyline in this adventure we’re all weaving toward…

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Episode 29: Bright Green Lies and How to Act on What’s True (with Max Wilbert)

February 5, 2023

I guess I was believing some “bright green fairytales” myself – because the truths in Bright Green Lies burst a few bubbles in my mind. In a tiny nutshell: Solar, wind, hydro, and recycling do worse than not solve our problems. They continue the harms of industrial society, and divert the attention of people who…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 28 A Return to Beekeeping and Reweaving with Ariella Daly hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 28: A Return to Beekeeping and Reweaving (with Ariella Daly)

January 21, 2023

Here at the new beginning marked by the Lunar New Year, come back with me to the beginning of Turning Season Podcast, for what remains one of my favorite conversations yet, with dreamworker, beekeeper, and new mother, Ariella Daly. A warm hello to all of you who’ve starting listening since this show was born. I…

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Turning Season Podcast Episode 27 Your Healing Story is a Love Story with Nisha Mody hosted by Leilani Navar

Episode 27: Your Healing Story is a Love Story (with Nisha Mody)

January 7, 2023

Which is easier to feel in your own mind and body:  The sense of living in The Great Turning (aka, our transition toward a life-sustaining way of being human on earth), or the feeling of “Business as Usual,” a way of being human that values being productive, consuming, succeeding, and never feeling like you’ve done…

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