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The Midlife Midwife
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Join Patricia Raskin, host of the award-winning Positive Living radio show, when she interviews Donna Henes, known as the “Midlife Midwife” and the award-winning author of THE QUEEN OF MY SELF: STEPPING INTO SOVEREIGNTY IN MIDLIFE. Donna will discuss how she helps women transition into their mature power and fulfill their best potential at the midlife stage of their lives.
Episode Segments:
The Midlife Midwife Part One
According to Donna Henes, the steps to midlife sovereignty are not easy, but are certainly worth it. Listen as she discusses he midlife transition, how it effects change, as well as how you can balance your nurturing nature, along with your newly found independence.
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The Midlife Midwife Part Two
Donna gives some examples of powerful midlife women, and offers advice on daily things women can do to gain their own power, and dating later in life.
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The Midlife Midwife Part Three
Donna gives advice on how to find balance with motherhood & your newfound independence. She also shares some excerpts from the book, and stresses the importance of crowning your accomplishments.
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The Midlife Midwife Part Four
Donna describes the difference between being a Shaman and being a Ceremonialist. She also talks about how women & their needs have changed throughout the years, and previews some of her upcoming workshops.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Donna Hennes
Donna Henes is an acclaimed urban shaman, contemporary ceremonialist, artist and writer. She has designed and produced countless public participatory ceremonial events in celebration of the universal cycles of the seasons in more than 100 cities in TEN countries since 1972. She is the author of FOUR books, and also publishes an acclaimed quarterly journal, Always in Season: Living in Sync with the Cycles. Her writings for adults and children have been syndicated in publications throughout the United States and Canada and globally via the internet. Henes is a founding member and on the Board of Directors of the International Center for Celebration, and she served as a children's book award judge for the United Nations Jane Addams Peace Association from 1980-1988. In 1982, she composed the first satellite peace message in space: "chants for peace * chance for peace." She has been a recipient of four fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as numerous project grants from municipalities, corporations and foundations. Her listings include: Who's Who in America; Who's Who in American Art; Who's Who in Entertainment; Who's Who in American Writers, Editors, and Poets; and The World's Who's Who of Women. In addition to teaching and lecturing worldwide, she maintains a ceremonial center, ritual practice and consultancy in Exotic Brooklyn, New York, MAMA DONNA'S TEA GARDEN AND HEALING HAVEN, where she works with individuals and groups to create personalized rituals for all of life's transitions.

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