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Sex Birth Trauma with Kimberly Ann Johnson

Aug 28, 2023


In this episode, Kimberly and Marysia discuss the origins of School of the Sacred Wild, plants as medicine, and entrepreneurship. Marysia shares about how her family and heritage influenced her journey to plants, how plants provide somatic, restorative experiences, and how she navigates single-parenting and running a business. Registration is now open for a new course at the School of the Sacred Wild starting September 12th.



Marysia Miernowska is a teacher, author, Earth activist, green witch, folk herbalist and healer rooted in the Wise Woman Tradition of Healing. Born in Poland, she carries with her a lineage of European folk herbalism. Marysia honors plants as sentient beings, elders, healers and teachers. As a Plant Spirit Communicator, Marysia channels messages from the Earth spirits and guides students to connect with plant spirits through meditation and through their bodies, to receive guidance and learn about the constituents, energetics and properties of plants. Registration is now open for the School of the Sacred Wild and can be accessed through the link below.


What She Shares:

–School of the Sacred Wild

–Somatic experiences with plants

–Benefits of motherhood and entrepreneurship

–Aligning life seasons with cycles of nature


What You’ll Hear:

–Embodying love and vastness

–Creating container of safety and new culture of no judgment

–Inviting in ancient plants

–Plants offer flavor of love 

–Interacting somatically with plants 

–Creating intimacy with the natural world

–New learning experience engaging with plants

–Origin of School of Sacred Wild

–Grandparents in Warsaw during WWII

–Grew up in Poland during 1980s

–Raised with responsibility to fight for justice

–Symbols of Black Madonna and Isis

–Mother as cosmic fertile void

–Power issues in alternative medicine communities

–Finding wild weeds from childhood in Vermont

–Depleted by modern living

–Restored with plant medicine

–Learning to do business and being self-employed

–Making earth medicine accessible to all people

–Working with abundant, wild, and free plants

–Making courses accessible, sliding scale, and scholarships

–Single-parenting and business

–Having fire from mothering to channel into business

–Balancing motherhood with business

–Aligning with the currents of nature and our bodies

–Mother archetype is time of production and hard work

–Working hard in summer to have a nourishing bounty in fall

–Turning to plants and earth for healing support

–Prayer to change culture 

–Learning through body’s challenges around needs 

–Digging and uprooting ancestral patterns of martyrdom 

–Wild plants encourage wildness in ourselves

–Registration now open for School of the Sacred Wild




IG: @marysia_miernowska