142 – Natalie LeSueur Pt 1 – Becoming a source of light for others
“I really feel like I not only deserve love, but I am love. I really am.” ~Natalie LeSueur
The brilliant, wise-hearted Natalie LeSueur of The Light Collective is many things: mother, breathwork teacher, intuitive… the list is extensive. Natalie’s also a survivor of complex psychological and sexual trauma. I’m grateful for her honesty and willingness to share her multi-layered experience.
To that end, for listeners who are feeling fragile with this type of content, please take care of yourself first. Bookmark this episode for a later date; we’ll be here when you’re ready.
In this first of our two-part conversation, Natalie and I discuss her adolescent traumas and how she finally found support on her journey to becoming a source of light for others. Her healing is centered on the belief that inner work evolves rather than finishes. It’s a lesson which circles back to the connectedness in all things: science and survival; client and therapist; podcaster and listener.
“I just really liked listening to how people arrive where they are, I suppose, and then there is this really lovely honesty about it because I think we just all need to get a little real.”
I am an adoptee.
A survivor of acute, chronic, complex and sexual trauma.
TRAUMA informed breath work, embodiment and meditation teacher. I am a Business mentor and an INTUITIVE.
I am also the Prez of The LIGHT Collective an online yoga community and school with a deep feminine resonance.
I advocate for body agency, mental health, social justice and action.
I wish to see people not only survive but thrive by cultivating a more heart-centred, sacred life through the practice of trust, humour and loving-kindness towards yourself and others.
I am an embodiment, somatic, neuroscientific and all things mind/body geek.
I love the work of and have studied with Sian Pascale, Judith Blackstone, Sarah Peyton, Dr. Scott Lyons, Zabie Yamasaki, Christopher Wallis and Thomas Huebl.
A question I like to ask is …HOW DO YOU SHOW UP IN THE WORLD?
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