A Call To Trust Your Body’s Wisdom with Elizabeth DiAlto
If you feel a call to trust your body’s wisdom in a deeper way, without allowing your mind to override your intuition, then this episode is for you. We cover a wide range of being wild and whole humans, how to have courageous conversations, navigating friendships while we untame ourselves.
In this episode, I get cozy with my friend Elizabeth DiAlto.
Known for her raw, honest, and grounded approach to self-help and spirituality, Elizabeth DiAlto specializes in helping women embody self love, healing, wholeness, and liberation. Her body of work has evolved out of 12+ years of experience across several fields including: Fitness, Self-Help, Wellness, Spirituality, Coaching, Personal Development, and Healing.
Elizabeth is the creator of Wild Soul Movement and the Wild Soul Archetypes Quiz (at www.untameyourself/quiz), founder of The Institute for EMBODIED Living, and host of the EMBODIED podcast, which has been downloaded over 3 million times.
“It's really about creating maps for people, so that they can interpret their own body's wisdom.”
What you'll hear (and don't want to miss!)
- How Elizabeth’s view of leading with love has evolved over the years [7:22]
- A breakdown of Elizabeth’s Courageous Conversation Framework [11:21]
- Her advice for effective communication and the impact it has with others [20:14]
- What was the motivation and spark behind Elizabeth shifting and expanding her online presence [22:56]
- The meaning of “embodied living” and how to express it [28:25]
- Examples of times when Elizabeth experienced direct knowing and listened to her body’s wisdom, and the ways that you can start to pay attention to your own signals [32:58]
- The difference between womanhood and femininity [41:12]
- What the 6 archetypes of Elizabeth’s quiz are, and a big realization I had after getting my results [41:27]
- How she is doing femininity, in her own way [46:46]
- What Elizabeth has come to realize about friendships, and one word that has helped her so much in the relationships she holds space for [51:24]
Resources + links mentioned:
» Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estés
» Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga by Sally Kempton
» Books by Adrienne Maree Brown
- “I think leading with love is about really honouring other peoples’ agency, and not needing to be in control, because I have no desire to control anyone.” [10:14]
- “No one should be afraid to be themselves if someone is leading well.” [10:47]
- “It’s often the things that we’re afraid to say that are going to actually free us, bring us closer to people and foster the connection and understanding to move forward with that person or that group.” [7:07]
- “So many people have past experiences that are informing how they engage with conflict, or perceived conflict.” [11:17]
- “One of the things I realized is that people also need to build their resiliency, their capacity for conflict resolution, and for having these conversations.” [13:15]
- “It’s really about creating maps for people, so that they can interpret their own body’s wisdom.” [25:02]
- “We all have these archetypes, and it’s just a matter of calling upon the one you need for the right scenario when you need her.” [41:03]
- “Some people just don’t have the capacity to show up for us the way that we will show up for them if they’re close.” [50:26]
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