Jun 5, 2018
“People don’t know they have the permission to mourn [a
miscarriage] the same way they would for someone who had lived
Eileen Rosete is the founder of Our Sacred Women and a Marriage
and Family Therapist. She is the mother of one daughter and has
experienced two losses, which I was honored to be a part of. This
episode is about honoring all kinds of births- how to do that and
what that process is like. Eileen has an enormous heart of service
and is infiltrating the fashion world with her message “Women Are
- Her journey from working as a healer to owning her own
- Her company, Our Sacred Women, and its important mission in
- Her two miscarriages and her intuitive, holistic approach to
healing herself afterwards.
- How our culture does not acknowledge this event like it does
with other kinds of loss.
- Advice to those who have had or are going through a loss.
What You’ll Hear – Eileen Rosete
- Eileen shares her journey from working as a healer and a
clinician to a business owner. (2:10)
- Her background in volunteering at a crisis hotline and domestic
violence shelter, teaching yoga, practicing marriage and family
therapy, and most recently the creating her business Our Sacred
- How giving birth to her daughter brought clarity to the mission
of her company. (7:30)
- Her conviction to “create something that would restore women to
a place of reverence in our culture.” (8:05)
- The gems of wisdom from her birth experience that Eileen wants
women to know. (9:10)
- What Eileen did to prepare for her birth that worked.
- How she learned different tools to work with her empathic
sensitivity and how this served her during her pregnancy.
- How motherhood changes the nature of the work a woman is
available for and how this can bring balance and integrity.
- How she recognized the need for the message “Women are Sacred”
to be digestible and found that through her own personal aesthetic.
- Eileen’s experiences with her miscarriages and recovery.
- Her intuitive ceremonies for her babies. (27:16)
- How long it took to feel healed and ready to welcome another
- How grieving time and the postpartum time both thin the veil
between the spirit and material world. How Eileen felt able to feel
at peace with and for the spirit of her babies. (29:35)
- How often miscarriage is treated as too tragic to deal with
directly and how Eileen stayed fully present to her experiences.
- People don’t know that they have the permission to mourn this
the same way as they would for someone who had lived longer.
- How Eileen is hopeful for a cultural shift that will lead to
this loss being revered as much as any other. (33:50)
- Her experience as a Filipino-American and how those cultural
traditions served her during her postpartum time. (37:35)
- How Eileen felt during her grieving from her miscarriages.
- The importance difference between Eileen’s approach to her
losses and the cultural conditioning around loss. (43:00)
- Suggestions for self care during and after a loss. (46:58)
- How touching yourself in a healing way can help you stay
connected to and compassionate towards your body. (48:30)
- Advice for those with friends who may be experiencing a loss.
- Every culture needs people who don’t work to support those who
are working. (54:00)
- If Eileen had a megaphone she would say…(54:39)