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Flower Essence Practitioners Kathleen Aspenns and Rochana Felde share their insights and knowledge about plants and their healing intelligence.

Flower essences are vibrational remedies used in Flower Essence Therapy. They are liquid plant intelligence that balance our emotions, heal our spirits, and guide us in personal and collective evolution.

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โ€œHeaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.โ€ย  ~Henry David Thoreau, Walden

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Episodes

FEP42 Feeling Blue – Flower Essences for Depression

22 Nov 2021

Feeling blue these days? You’re not alone. This month Rochana and Kathleen cover the topic of depression and the constellation of difficult emotional aspects that accompany it. Find out what flower essences and gem elixirs we use to shine a gentle light in the dark corners, help shift perspective, soften the suffering, and provide soul guidance.

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FEP41 Healing Toxic Shame

18 Oct 2021

Kathleen and Rochana explore the challenging terrain of toxic shame that is forged by experiences of emotional and physical abuse. Flower essences can help lift the burden and bring to our conscious awareness the realization there is nothing wrong with us, we deserve to be here, and we are enough โ€” regardless of what we might have been told in the past.

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FEP40 Astrological Influences with Isha Lerner

13 Sep 2021

Join us for a wide ranging discussion with Isha Lerner, astrologer and flower essence consultant, as we explore the intersection of flower essences and astrology. Isha shares her formative experiences at Findhorn in Scotland, and how her studies of flower essences, astrology and tarot came together in her work guiding people into awareness of their lives as mythic journeys. She shares her insights of the natal chart as a type of signature, how it can inform the native in their process of transforming difficult aspects into gifts, and how to work through karmic imprints to discover the beauty of the original Self. Generational patterns from outer planet placements also come into the picture as part of the process of collective evolution. In this moment of upheaval, flower essences can support us to manage our anxiety, feelings of isolation, and to help us restructure our lives in new and healthier patterns.

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FEP 39 Essences for Star Wars Characters

16 Aug 2021

Join us for a lighthearted episode where Rochana and Kathleen discuss which flower essences they would recommend for Star Wars characters. It is a fun game to play, but also useful practice for learning how to work with essences. We share our picks for classic characters like Luke and Leia, and also newer ones such as Rey and Kylo Ren. These films are rich territory for examining archetypal themes of abandonment, relationship issues, and how to find hope in dark times.

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FEP38 Bach Flowers and Chinese Medicine with Loey Colebeck

14 Jul 2021

Flower Essence Practitioner and Educator, Loyola Colebeck, returns to the podcast to share her insights on using Bach flower essences within the lens of Chinese Medicine. Our conversation ranges from the overarching cosmology to how the organs in that system correlate to certain emotions, such as the Spleen and worry. Join us for this fascinating discussion.

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FEP37 Essence Adventures with David Dalton

19 Jun 2021

Rochana and Kathleen interview David Dalton, a pioneering flower essence producer, practitioner, educator, founder of Delta Gardens, and author of Stars of the Meadow – Exploring Medicinal Herbs as Flower Essences.
David has been making flower essences in his research gardens and in natural habitats around the world for over thirty years. In this episode, we hear about his flower essence work and some of his interesting adventures along the way.

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FEP36 Essence Making Experiences

19 May 2021

Have you ever wondered what it is like to make a flower essence? In this episode, Rochana and Kathleen share their stories of essence making and connecting to the plants. Nature has a sense of humor and when you are working in partnership, things don’t always go according to your best laid plans.

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FEP35 Gem Elixirs with Nicholas Pearson

08 Apr 2021

Our guest Nicholas Pearson, author of many books including Crystal Basics, joins us to talk about Gem Elixirs. His ability to bridge the scientific and the mystical worlds brings insights on the healing qualities of gemstones as used in vibrational medicines like Flower Essence Therapy. He shares methods for creating your own gem elixirs, issues of safety and ethical sourcing of crystals, and gives us a deep dive into some of his favorite gemstones.

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FEP34 Flower Essence 101 Rescue Remedy

10 Mar 2021

Rescue Remedy, Dr Bach’s calming essence for stress, emergencies and trauma, is often the first experience with flower essences. In this episode we share everything you need to know about when, why and how to use Rescue Remedy, also known as Five-Flower Formula. You will learn about formulations available for adults, kids and pets, and how to give them. Kathleen and Rochana dive deep into the components of the formula, discussing each individual flower and how it helps with restoring balance after a stressful experience or trauma.

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FERFFAN

FERFFAN

As a flower essence practitioner I love to hear your insights. I am especially happy to hear both Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine perspectives on issues that flower essences can address. Much gratitude.

PenniinPuyallup

PenniinPuyallup

This one was one of the best. I will be recommending it to all my students.

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