Episode #104: Madness as Initiation to Transformation with Clare Foale


Clare Foale is a Mum, a creator, a space holder, a brink walker and an ocean lover, living on Garigal Country in Australia.

Together, Clare and I have an open and vulnerable conversation about our experiences with delayed postpartum depression. We share the moments beloved practitioners finally helped us see we weren’t okay. The strength it took to acknowledge our pain when so many people dismissed it. The ways our depression was separate from our love of our children. And the power of letting your family witness how you take care of yourself.

This conversation is medicine, and I hope you’ll listen to it, especially if you enjoyed my solo episode on postpartum depression.

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