Radiance and Burnout: A Mini-Episode with Jacks

February 5, 2021

Today Jacks shares a mini-episode update on how they’re handling pandemic fatigue and parenting burnout, grieving the loss of things like getting fancy before a live audience, hoping we all get to feel more radiantly alive sometime soon, and why they’re taking a little break from releasing podcast episodes. To suggest a guest for us … Read more

Possibility Magic : An Conversation on Healing, Liberation, and Spirit with Wheels Darling

January 14, 2021

Join us for an interview with Wheels Darling where we discuss her path towards becoming an acupuncturist, herbalist, and health educator with an anti-oppression analysis. Topics we cover include: Mutual aid as medicine Coming of age as full-time activist  Possibility magic as a tool and anti-oppression lens Becoming a healer and educator Choosing to pursue … Read more

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Always Already: BIPOC Healing and Magic with Crystal Davis

December 30, 2020

Join us for a wide-ranging conversation with Crystal Davis of Blooming Fire Healing where we discuss how magic helps us survive, becoming a BIPOC healer, and much more. Shapeshifting Learning to live with depression Becoming a healer and reiki master Being a “feral witch” (or Crystal’s term for solitary magical practitioners) Building relationship with the … Read more

Queer Journey of a Somatic Earth Artist: An Interview with Ahjo Sipowicz

December 10, 2020

Join us for a conversation with Ahjo Sipowicz where we discuss their path into radical embodiment and the creation of their book EarthBodyBoat. Coming into wholeness as a neurodivergent, genderqueer creature Meaning-making and integration after altered state experiences Using scores and performance to connect with the earth and ourselves Freeing the rivers dammed by patriarchy … Read more

The Future is Ancient: An Interview with Israel Francisco Haros Lopez

November 25, 2020

Join us for a conversation with Israel Francisco Haros Lopez where we discuss how art saves lives, how ancestors help us, the evolution of the Alas de Agua Art Collective, and much more. Poetry of the people Healing and respecting ourselves Moving beyond the spirit of the colonizer that lives in all of us How … Read more

Centered Accountability: A Mini-Episode with Jacks McNamara

November 13, 2020

Today So Many Wings’ host Jacks brings you up to date about why Sascha is on leave from So Many Wings, and discusses topics including centered accountability, navigating harmful behavior, forgiveness, transformative justice, and love. Links to relevant resources: 9 Ways to Be Accountable When You’ve Been Abusive article by Kai Cheng Thom: https://everydayfeminism.com/2016/02/be-accountable-when-abusive/ Book: … Read more

Becoming a Radical Therapist: An Interview with Danni Biondini

October 26, 2020

Join us for a conversation with Danni Biondini where we discuss her path from radical mental health activist at the Icarus Project to becoming the Chair of the Community Mental Health Department at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). Topics we cover include: Coming of age as a radical activist in San Francisco Rebuilding … Read more

Life Isn’t Binary: An Interview with Meg-John Barker

October 8, 2020

Join us for a multi-faceted and life-affirming conversation with writer, writing mentor and independent scholar Meg-John Barker where we discuss their wide ranging thoughts on gender non-conformity, plurality, consent, ‘anti-self help,’ and participation in queer and other subcultures. Topics we cover include: What it means to write an “anti self-help book” Plurality and trauma The … Read more

Season 2 Episode 3: Getting Beyond Ourselves with Erica Fletcher

September 24, 2020

Join us for an intimate and far reaching conversation with scholar, educator, and media producer Erica Hua Fletcher where we discuss contemporary mental health social movements, community health and healing, identity politics, and the rise of Mad Studies.  Topics we cover include: The limits of terms like “madness” and “mental health” The many useful lessons … Read more

Season 2 Episode 2: The ‘I’ in the Storm: A Conversation with Richard Schwartz

September 10, 2020

Join us for a wide ranging conversation with Dick Schwartz where we discuss everything from the origins of the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model to the role of Self-Leadership in contemporary social justice movements. Topics we discuss include: How it’s the nature of the mind to have multiple parts The role of legacy burdens in … Read more