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RECLAIM with Thais Sky

Thais Sky | Speaker, Life Coach + Writer

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RECLAIM is a podcast for women by women on conversations that matter. Join passionate, bold, and {definitely} playful host, Thais Sky, on a weekly quest to explore the intersection of feminism and spirituality. As a life coach, writer and teacher, Th...Show More
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56:51 | Oct 23rd, 2018

I believe one of the most powerful things we can do for one another as humans is anti-racism work. I am honored and thrilled to be featuring Rachel Ricketts, a racial justice advocate and coach on this episode of RECLAIM. Together, we explore white e...Show More

1:00:00 | Aug 6th

In the episode of RECLAIM, I am joined by Yasmine Cheyenne and together we taking a hard look at what it means to self-heal including where to start on the healing journey, the importance of grief in letting go, and how to ask our partners to love us...Show More

57:41 | Jul 30th

How do we heal from trauma that isn’t ours? In this interview with Lisa Nagel, we explore ancestral trauma and how we can begin to untangle ourselves from it. We dive into consent, growth, staying safe and what it means to stay curious. To grab the s...Show More

54:11 | Jul 23rd

Relationships with our mothers as adults is complex and often fraught with anxiety. In this episode, J. Chavae and I explore what does it mean to have a healthy relationship with our mothers and what we can do in the healing journey to find boundarie...Show More

53:31 | Jul 16th

Welcome to season three of RECLAIM! We are kicking off the season with Christy Harrison, author, podcast host and registered dietician who shares her thoughts on what it means to dismantle diet culture. We explore the insidious ways we perpetuate pro...Show More

39:59 | Jul 16th

Welcome to season 3 of RECLAIM! In this episode Thais answers a listener question on trauma including what is it {and what it’s not}, why it affects people differently, and how can we make sure not to pass on trauma to our children. If you would like...Show More

1:04:39 | May 22nd

Hi all, Thais here. This episode is special and different. In this final episode of season two of RECLAIM, we dive into the topic of abortion. I intentionally created this episode based on what I wish I knew about abortions including a short history,...Show More

1:02:29 | May 14th

In this week’s episode it is a pleasure to be joined by therapist and activist, Carmen Cool. Carmen shares her insights on what the importance (and limitations) of health at every size and the ways we can navigate disordered eating and body liberatio...Show More

1:10:12 | May 7th

Cultural appropriation and yoga is not a new theme for RECLAIM. However, it is an important topic to continue to explore if we are to navigate the complexities of yoga in the modern world. In this episode I honored to feature Susanna Barkataki as we ...Show More
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0:00 | Apr 30th

In this episode of RECLAIM, I dive into the topic of ancestry with Becca Piastrelli. We offer some thoughts around how to integrate the knowing that we are the descendants of both colonizers/oppressors and oppressed people. How do we hold both while ...Show More

53:37 | Apr 30th

In this episode of RECLAIM, I dive into the topic of ancestry with Becca Piastrelli. We offer some thoughts around how to integrate the knowing that we are the descendants of both colonizers/oppressors and oppressed people. How do we hold both while ...Show More

1:03:46 | Apr 23rd

In this week’s episode of RECLAIM I am delighted to be interviewing grief and loss expert Megan Devine. Together we explore the ways in which we can support others who are navigating through grief while honoring their experience, as well as ways that...Show More

24:51 | Apr 9th

Thais takes on another listener question in this episode of RECLAIM. As we start on our healing journey, we start becoming viscerally aware of the emotional wounds of others. The question then lies on how do we move through the world when we are so a...Show More

53:44 | Apr 2nd

What does it look like to navigate mental health as coaches/teachers/healers/therapists? That is what I explore with Rebekah “Bex” Borucki in this episode of RECLAIM. Together, we dive into topics of meditation, accepting what is while also fighting ...Show More

26:17 | Mar 26th

In this special episode of RECLAIM, Thais Sky answers a question from a listener on spiritual bypassing. Let's explore what it means and doesn't mean to spiritually bypass, why sometimes it's necessary and ways we can be tender to ourselves so we can...Show More

45:46 | Mar 19th

What does it mean to unearth our connection to who we really are and reclaim the wise woman within? In this episode, I interview birth doula, author and women’s coach, Jessie , as she shares her insights on transitioning into motherhood, connecting t...Show More

55:00 | Mar 12th

We are living in a crisis, Holly shares with us, and we have to stop pretending that we aren’t. So the question is - what can we do about it? In this conversation Holly and I explore oppression, capitalism ecocide and how to metabolize the despair an...Show More

52:50 | Mar 5th

In this episode, imposter complex expert, Tanya Geisler, and I dive into the lies the imposter syndrome tells us and how we can begin to dismantle the narrative inside of us telling us we cannot step into our starring role. We also explore intimacy, ...Show More

48:57 | Feb 26th

I am joined this week by oracle Dyana Valentine as we go on an exquisite adventure into the realms of where social justice and spirituality meet. Together we talk about relationships and communal relating, getting our needs met and taking up space. T...Show More

52:41 | Feb 19th

Let’s talk money! In this episode, I have with me financial therapist Bari Tessler as she shares her stories and struggles with money and aging. She also invites us to look more deeply at the relationship between money and our body and gives us some ...Show More

57:48 | Feb 12th

Grab some tea, sit down and enjoy this intimate conversation between two friends. I am joined in this episode by Andrea Ranae as we explore a variety of topics including entrepreneurship, owning our vision, wanting to be seen, sustainable justice and...Show More

30:52 | Feb 11th

This episode is part of the Reclaiming Worth series, a series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this series, you will be invited into a deeper inquiry around ways you can come hom...Show More

34:40 | Feb 8th

This episode is part of the Reclaiming Worth series, a series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this ninth part of the series, I explore intimacy, relationships, consent, attachme...Show More

29:39 | Feb 7th

This episode is part of the Reclaiming Worth series, a series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this eighth part of the series, I share intimate stories of my experiences with dis...Show More

27:55 | Feb 6th

This episode is part of the Reclaiming Worth series, a series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this seventh part of the series, I address the differences between rigid and flexib...Show More

27:14 | Feb 5th

This episode is part of the Reclaiming Worth series, a series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this sixth part of the series, I explore the surprising and non-surprising ways the...Show More

53:26 | Jan 29th

What does it mean to live in a death-phobic culture? What hope do we have for the future living on a damaged planet? What role does ancestral connection play in grief and creativity? In this nourishing conversation, Rachael Rice shares her thoughts o...Show More

1:12:51 | Jan 22nd

In this new series with my good friend and recurring guest, Lindsey Rae, we explore gender and sexuality. As two white cis hetero women, we have begun the journey of unpacking gender bias and the ways we maintain the oppressive construct of gender an...Show More

52:15 | Jan 8th

As a graduate student of clinical psychology, I have been exploring the world of psychotherapy for the past year. In that exploration I have learned some major differences between therapy and coaching, as well as some similarities that neither indust...Show More

26:56 | Nov 27th, 2018

In this final episode of the year, Thais explores her top five favorite moments of RECLAIM in 2018 as well as some side tangent thoughts around intimacy, white supremacy and more. To grab the show notes including all the information on today’s guest,...Show More

1:38:10 | Nov 20th, 2018

In this fifth and final installment of You’re Waking Up To Your White Privilege, Now What?, recurring guest Lindsey Rae and I explore how to apologize when us white women harm people of color. We share a variety of how not to apologize followed by a ...Show More

53:36 | Nov 13th, 2018

Understanding how our body works as women is an important part of reclaiming our power. Often told that our basic bodily functions are unsafe, many of us go through adulthood believing we have no control over how to regulate our hormones, moods and n...Show More

55:06 | Nov 6th, 2018

In a world where “empowerment” is the trendiest thing, what does it really mean? Is personal empowerment replacing community empowerment? Can you make money and stand for collective empowerment? And what does it look like to tend to the issues of the...Show More

48:57 | Oct 30th, 2018

Women are often called needy when we ask for what we want. So I brought on neediness expert, Mara Glatzel, to have a conversation about it. We dive into what it means to be needy, how to get our needs met, why people pleasing is a form of manipulatio...Show More

1:01:08 | Oct 16th, 2018

There is power in sharing our stories. In being heard and in witnessing each other in our pain. In this episode, I had the honor of interviewing a dear friend, Omkari Williams, and together we explore the current political climate in the United State...Show More

53:05 | Oct 9th, 2018

I am joined by recurring guest and dear friend, Lindsey Rae, for a conversation on transitions. I know I have been talking a lot about transitions on the podcast but I wanted to bring Lindsey on to share her perspective. In this episode we also explo...Show More

59:35 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Is the body positive movement doing more harm than good? Who is left out of the conversation of intuitive eating? And what role does money play in all this? These are just some questions I explore with eating disorder recovery coach Sarah Thompson. T...Show More

54:14 | Sep 25th, 2018

Addiction recovery is often seen through the lens of Alcoholics Anonymous, an organization established in the early 1900’s. Now, almost 100 years later, it is long due for us to reexamine addiction as women and how we can reclaim our lives. In this e...Show More

54:45 | Sep 18th, 2018

Finding the intersection of healing and justice, particularly in the wellness and yoga world, is one of the central themes of this podcast. It was a delight and an honor to interview Kerri Kelly, founder of CTZNWell, and hear her thoughts on how we c...Show More

28:07 | Sep 14th, 2018

In this bonus mini episode, Thais shares her thoughts on transitions, taking risks, and what to expect as you navigate the unexpected terrain of walking away from what you know. If you are navigating a leap of any kind, such as leaving a relationship...Show More

57:04 | Sep 11th, 2018

While there seems to be no short of conversations around love languages, you will be hard pressed to find the same level of enthusiasm for “conflict languages,” or the ways we navigate conflict in relationships. Why is that? In this episode, relation...Show More

1:12:48 | Sep 4th, 2018

This is the fourth episode in an ongoing series called You’re Waking Up To Your White Privilege, Now What? with Lindsey Rae. In this series, Lindsey and I share our stories and experiences of waking up to our whiteness as two white women in the self-...Show More

56:24 | Aug 28th, 2018

It seems that the more marginalized identities we carry, the more we are pushed to the margins. It's no surprise that for so many of us, invisibility offers safety and belonging. But at what cost? In this interview, I have the pleasure of interviewin...Show More

25:22 | Aug 21st, 2018

This episode is part five of the Reclaiming Worth series, a five part series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this series, you will be invited into a deeper inquiry around ways y...Show More

21:17 | Aug 20th, 2018

This episode is part four of the Reclaiming Worth series, a five part series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this series, you will be invited into a deeper inquiry around ways y...Show More

23:41 | Aug 16th, 2018

This episode is part three of the Reclaiming Worth series, a five part series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this third episode of the series, we dive into the topic of emotion...Show More

28:18 | Aug 15th, 2018

This episode is part two of the Reclaiming Worth series, a five part series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this series, you will be invited into a deeper inquiry around ways yo...Show More

24:51 | Aug 14th, 2018

Welcome to the Reclaiming Worth series, a five part series here on RECLAIM the podcast where I explore the worthiness wound and the ways we hold ourselves back. In this series, you will be invited into a deeper inquiry around ways you can come home w...Show More

53:05 | Aug 7th, 2018

Ancestry tests are the big fad nowadays. It seems we all want to know what it means to belong. But what does it mean to be a good ancestor? Leesa Renee Hall, a writer, social historian, and creative word artist, shares her thoughts as we navigate the...Show More

59:36 | Jul 31st, 2018

If you are a coach, healer, teacher, or consultant in the self-development industry, this episode is for you. I am joined by Alionka Polanco and we share our thoughts about the coaching industry, particularly the limitations of the industry, what its...Show More

1:23:32 | Jul 24th, 2018

This is the third episode in an ongoing series called You’re Waking Up To Your White Privilege, Now What? with Lindsey Rae. In this series, Lindsey and I share our stories and experiences of waking up to our whiteness as two white women in the self-d...Show More

1:00:03 | Jul 17th, 2018

Motherhood is hard. Finding a sense of worthiness and enoughness within motherhood is even harder. Graeme Seabrook, a motherhood life coach, offers nourishing words for how to navigate the challenges that arise within motherhood including being unsup...Show More

56:02 | Jul 10th, 2018

In this episode I bring back recurring guest and dear friend, Lindsey Rae, and together we we explore the art of reverence to our humanity including unpacking spiritual performance, shallowness glorification, performative tendencies, shame, and so mu...Show More

51:08 | Jul 10th, 2018

Welcome to a new season of RECLAIM! In this week's episode I have the pleasure of introducing you to Marcia Baczynski. Marcia is expert on sexual communication, relationships and women’s empowerment and together we explore sex and female anatomy, con...Show More

1:30:19 | May 15th, 2018

This episode is part two in a continuing series, You're Waking Up To Your White Privilege, Now What? where my recurring guest, Lindsey Rae and I share our stories and experiences of waking up to our whiteness. This week, Lindsey and I specifically di...Show More

54:58 | May 8th, 2018

What does it look like to hold space for our grief and trauma? What does it looks like to hold space for others in their pain? And how is the art of holding space essential to navigating complex conversations such as that of racial justice? These are...Show More

55:21 | May 1st, 2018

What does it mean to be courageous? What does it look like to overcome failure? How can we navigate life with more joy? These are age old questions that many of us find ourselves asking. What is refreshing about this interview with life coach Kate Sw...Show More

55:34 | Apr 24th, 2018

While most of us have a desire to grow and actively participate in the evolution of our lives, there is also a lot of fear and tension that accompanies us on the journey. On this episode of RECLAIM, life coach and meditation teacher Danielle Mercurio...Show More

1:41:08 | Apr 17th, 2018

This podcast episode is geared specifically for white spiritual women who are awakening to their white privilege and are seeking greater understanding and support of what to do now. While Lindsey and I are not anti-racism educators, we are happy to s...Show More

2:16:54 | Apr 10th, 2018

This episode is a nourishing two-hour dialogue between three powerful women captured during an evening together in Macon, Georgia. Alexis P. Morgan, Andrea Ranae, and Layla Saad are each in their own right fierce advocates for love and justice and to...Show More

57:30 | Apr 3rd, 2018

In a reactive world where so much of who we are is shaped by what we do, Sonali invites us to slow down and ask ourselves, “are we truly listening?” As a leadership mentor committed to the amplification of marginalized & underrepresented women leader...Show More

57:16 | Mar 27th, 2018

What does it mean to take up space? This is the question that underlies this conversation with Dorcas Quynn McWilliams and Kristina Molinari, two of my teachers from Sol Yoga. They both draw from their unique viewpoints to infuse deep wisdom into wha...Show More

56:38 | Mar 20th, 2018

The rise of yoga in the West has also seen the rise of the Instagram Yogis and this idea that yoga is only meant to serve white, flexible, able bodied women. Jessamyn Stanley challenges these norms. In this interview, she shares her thoughts on the p...Show More

55:19 | Mar 13th, 2018

Money is a charged subject for many and it underlies most of our decisions each and every day. In this episode of RECLAIM, I am joined by my recurring guest, Lindsey Rae and we share stories and thoughts on this complex topic. To grab the show notes ...Show More

54:49 | Mar 6th, 2018

In the spiritual community, politics is often viewed as divisive, negative and "low vibes." In the feminist conversation, however, there is a deep understanding that the personal is political. In this interview with political commentator and leadersh...Show More

1:01:13 | Feb 27th, 2018

When I first started down the journey of becoming a life coach, I found a woman, a leadership coach, by the name of Nisha Moodley. I have followed her work closely over the years, impressed with her presence and inspired by her ease. So it is with pl...Show More

1:00:01 | Feb 20th, 2018

I invited Desiree and Ericka on the podcast for a conversation on leadership and what ensued was a rich tapestry of narrative on empowerment versus entitlement, individualism and what it looks like to have big conversations that matters. Ericka and D...Show More

53:42 | Feb 13th, 2018

In this episode of RECLAIM, I am joined by Bethany Webster, a writer, transformational coach and mother wound expert. Healing the mother wound was instrumental to my freedom and it's an honor to engage in this conversation with Bethany. Together we d...Show More

52:22 | Feb 6th, 2018

On this week's episode of RECLAIM, I am joined by my dear friend and frequent podcast guest, Lindsey Rae as we explore the topic of spiritual bypassing and how it relates to capitalism, leadership, responsibility and emotions. Spiritual bypassing is ...Show More

54:33 | Jan 30th, 2018

On today's episode of RECLAIM, I am joined by leadership coach and spiritual teacher, Luna Love. We litter laughter and banter in this deep exchange around topics of being a changer maker and leadership, navigating fragility and righteousness, facili...Show More

49:02 | Jan 23rd, 2018

Today we have Chris Zydel on the show. Chris is has spent 38 years exploring creativity and self-expression and shares her thoughts with us on how to navigate our creativity when we're scared, why we distrust our creativity, how to be creative when w...Show More

55:03 | Jan 16th, 2018

On this week's episode of RECLAIM I am joined by activist and sexual educator, Ericka Hart. Ericka shares their insightful views on a variety of topics, from the women's march to the #metoo movement, from sex education to performative social justice....Show More

1:12:26 | Jan 9th, 2018

In this exquisite dialogue with divorce coach, Kate Anthony, and writer, Amy Ferris, we explore the complicated topic of love. We navigate the topics of how to love when it's hard, what it means to bring love to ourselves, and how we can show up for ...Show More

50:44 | Jan 2nd, 2018

On this episode of RECLAIM, I have the honor of interviewing Andrea Owen as she shares her journey on publishing a book, navigating her fears and inner critic, and getting uncomfortable, again and again and again. Andrea brings her grounded, optimist...Show More

47:27 | Dec 26th, 2017

Let's talk manifesting. This week I bring to you a regular guest, Lindsey Rae, as we explore the concepts of manifestation, law of attraction, and positive thinking. We also explore their limitations and the shadow side of these principles. This is n...Show More

1:00:53 | Dec 19th, 2017

On this episode of RECLAIM, we explore yoga as a tool for handling what is uncomfortable with two yoga teachers and healers, Abigail Rose Clarke and Naomi Doe Moody. These two dynamic women share their thoughts on handling overwhelm in the global dis...Show More

55:15 | Dec 12th, 2017

Grief is a dense, complicated conversation. And as we finish out the year and the holiday season, it's a fitting one to have. I am joined this week by Andi Grace as we explore grief, gratitude, boundaries, and the ways in which we deny our own pain. ...Show More

59:47 | Dec 5th, 2017

In this conversation, I am joined by two powerful women, Rachael Maddox and Elizabeth Dialto, as we navigate the challenges of owning our pleasure and self-expression and understanding self-regulation in the midst of trauma and overwhelm. This deligh...Show More

1:08:20 | Nov 28th, 2017

For this week's episode I am joined by my dear friend and frequent guest on this show, Lindsey Rae, and we come to you with our thoughts on self-righteousness, pain {and the ways in which we invalidate the pain of others}, and justice. These meaty to...Show More

54:35 | Nov 21st, 2017

In this episode of RECLAIM, I am honored to interview visual storyteller, Amy Walsh, and explore imagination, creativity and the ways in which we exploit our body. This conversation is filled with insights on how we can explore our creative forces to...Show More

50:36 | Nov 14th, 2017

On this episode of RECLAIM, we dive into the challenges of being a female-identifying entrepreneur with business coach Lena West. Together, we explore topics that ail most entrepreneurs including money, confidence, building relationships, and worthin...Show More

1:10:57 | Nov 7th, 2017

Let's talk about shame. This is a concept that has been popularized in recent years and it seems that the cultural conclusion is that there is no place for shame in our growth. So I brought in Carmen Spagnola and Rachael Rice to share their thoughts ...Show More

1:05:05 | Oct 31st, 2017

Let's talk consent. Gaslighting. Dissent. Victim shaming. And all the ways we harm each other on our journey for freedom. I am joined by Consent Culture Educator, Isabel Abbott, as we discuss how we can do better as women and entrepreneurs in honorin...Show More

50:16 | Oct 17th, 2017

In this week's episode of RECLAIM, we dive into the conversation of self-care and the beauty industrial complex. Self-care has often been co-opted to mean spa days and mani pedi's, which robs the power that is possible within each of us to cultivate ...Show More

57:41 | Oct 10th, 2017

As spiritual entrepreneurs, we carry the incredible joy of teaching and guiding people and with that joy comes also tremendous responsibility. Tune in for this conversation with soul guide, L'Erin Alta, as we navigate these tricky waters of how do we...Show More

51:05 | Oct 10th, 2017

Boundaries is a critical element to our sovereignty. But in a world that threatens our consent on a daily basis, there seems to be a lot of shame and controversy around cultivating boundaries. In this conversation, Randi Buckley, Marybeth Bonfiglio a...Show More

43:06 | Oct 4th, 2017

Welcome to the first ever episode of my new podcast, Reclaim! This is such a special project for me and I am excited to be coming here weekly to share my thoughts on how to navigate this messy world through the lens of spirituality and feminism. I am...Show More