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#55 Dr. Christiane Northrup on Energy Vampires, Abortion & Owning Our Erotic Energy

Welcome to the third episode in the # I Had an Abortion series! I’m honored that Dr. Christiane Northrup agreed, graciously and enthusiastically, to share with us today her wisdom on this taboo topic.

No stranger to standing at the frontlines in advocacy of women’s health and wholeness, Dr. Northrup is a pioneer in this field, New York Times bestselling author, and board certified OB/GYN. She’s also one of my personal sheroes whose shoulders I stand upon to be the woman I am and do the work I’m doing today.

Listen in to learn:

  • Dr. Northrup’s experiences of performing abortions, and why she stopped
  • How the Patriarchy has co-opted women’s fertility and erotic energy
  • Ways to re-own feminine, erotic energy by running your pelvic bowl like a business
  • Why codependency is really how every woman learns to behave early on– and how abortion challenges this
  • About her new book, which explores the dance between “energy vampires” and empaths
  • How women’s silence around abortion is perpetuating its stigma, and how we can shift this now
  • What her current, growing edge is
  • Her vision of where we’re going next as women

This episode is a keeper! I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as I did.

And if you still have unfinished business around a past abortion and are ready to get complete with it, I invite you to join me in Redemption Circle. This 40-day online course is what I wish I had had access to last summer. It empowers you with the tools and perspectives you need to heal after your abortion– physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

Whether you had your abortion 3 weeks or 30 years ago, it’s never too late to make peace with your past. The brightness of the future (yours and ours) depends on it!

Show Notes:

Dr. Northrup’s new book, Dodging Energy Vampires:

Wild, Wild Country (Osho Documentary):

About Dr. Christiane Northrup:

Christiane Northrup, M.D., visionary pioneer in women’s health, is a board-certified ob/gyn, former assistant clinical professor of ob/gyn at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and three-time New York Times bestselling author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom, The Wisdom of Menopause and Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Well-being. In 2013, Reader’s Digest named Dr. Northrup one of the “100 Most Trusted People in America.” And in 2016, she was named one of Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul 100, a group of leaders who are using their voices and talent to awaken humanity.

Internationally known for her empowering approach, Dr. Northrup embraces medicine that acknowledges the unity of mind, body, emotions, and spirit, and teaches women to create health by tuning into their inner wisdom. After decades spent transforming women’s understanding of their sacred bodies and processes, Dr. Northrup now teaches women to thrive at every stage of life. In her latest book Making Life Easy: A Simple Guide to a Divinely Inspired Life, Dr. Northrup reveals her long-hidden secrets to mind/body/spirit well-being.

As a business owner, physician, former surgeon, mother, writer, speaker, and, according to Miriam Ava Ph.D., a “rebel, rockstar and authority on what can go right with the female body,” Dr. Northrup acknowledges our individual and collective capacity for growth, freedom, joy, and balance.

When she’s not traveling, Dr. Northrup loves dancing Argentine tango, going to the movies, getting together with friends and family, boating, and reading.

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