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The Interdisciplinary Work of Lyss Warmland.

August 3 LIVE on Northumberland 89.7 FM Small Town Radio!
LISTEN HERE for the podcast version. 

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Hear my chat with the incredible Kim Doolittle!!

We chat about :
– Writing and performing music
– Her newest album “Into the Blue
– Being a long-term pillar of the music community for 40+ years
– Being a chick singer
– The housing crisis in Northumberland County

AND!!!! She played a song live on air!!!

Featured Tunes:

Jimmy Bowskill and Carlos Del Junco
Abby Zotz
Al Kirby and Jim Yates.

 

 

I was laying in the grass
and I saw one single bird
fly across my line of sight
wings outstretched
sunlight glaring off it’s feathers
which were black
like my hair
spread around me like a halo
weaving through blades of grass
while the bird weaved
through the tree line
shrieking at the barn cat
things were simple.

Once,
I felt part
of something
but
I didn’t feel
part of myself
just part of
outside of me
body lost below me
untouchable
except to anyone else
no room
left for me.

So I’ll just be grateful for birds (for now)
ones with wings that blend
into the night sky
of the new moon
ones that exist
simultaneously with the clouds
the trees even
the lake
when they need/want it,

something like
the opposite of dissociating
something like
the opposite of this
jaw-clenching reality
this existence I’ve tried
to  opt out of
until now.

Check out my conversation with Sherry Heenan!



We talk about:
– What pelvic physiotherapy is and who can benefit
– How Sherry got interested in pelvic health
– Sex after birth
– How pelvic physiotherapy can benefit people of all genders
– C-sections and pelvic health
– incontinence
– What it means to empower women
– What “moving well” and “birthing well” mean
– What a first pelvic physiotherapy appointment is like
and more!

Sherry’s website.
Sherry’s Facebook.
Sherry’s Instagram.
Nurturing Health website.

Check out my conversation about Sweet Coffee Club with Jeannette Breward!

Sweet Coffee Club is an interdisciplinary creative collaborative between two friends. We create surrealist photos based on original poetry. It’s a project we’ve been working on for almost two years, over the course of both of us becoming mothers alongside one another, and are ready to finally push out into the world. Sweet Coffee is one of the first poems we worked from.

Our work aims to find connection, care, and empowerment through creative expression that centres our relationship with our Selves, our bodies, and a relationship with the earth.

Sweet Coffee Club is unapologetically feminist. This work is about the lived experience of the women we are. It’s political and personal all at once. It’s soft and mean and spiritual and firmly grounded. We are white, and queer, and cis, and anxious, and sore, and tired, and settled, and vulnerable, and honest… but we don’t want Sweet Coffee Club to be just about those perspectives.

You can join Sweet Coffee Club too. Show us, however it makes sense to you, how you, in your body, find connection, care, and empowerment through your relationship with the environment around you. Mention us and hashtag your posts and stories #sweetcoffeeclub 💓

Come visit the in-person exhibit at Happenstance Coffee Pub in downtown Port Hope in November and December!

Check out my conversation with Harmony Page!



We talk about:
– Harmony’s thoughts about the recent emotional labour and woman empowerment episodes
– An update since her last time on the show
– Why women are awesome
– Coping with feeling isolated
– relationships during the pandemic
– Hiking and outdoor gear
– Learning to love being outside in the winter
– How Harmony’s relationships with humans and the environment keep her well

Check out my conversation with Jenn Linton!



We talk about:
– How Jenn got interested interested in nutrition
– The process of becoming a nutritionist
– Who can benefit from working with nutritionist
– Why nutrition is an important part of health and wellness
– Some of the common misconceptions about nutrition
– Nutrition and women’s health (including nutrition during pregnancy and postpartum)
– Introducing babies to solid foods
– Some of Jenn’s favourite food blogs and resources
and more!

Check out Jenn’s website here
Instagram here
Nurturing Health’s website here

Check out my conversation with Jeannette Breward and Elle Warren!

We have a very honest conversation about emotional labour and feminized labour in our lives from where we stand. Topics include:
– who makes dinner?
– unpaid work with no breaks
– breastfeeding
– “double shifts”
– disability and emotional labour
and more!

Jeannette Links:
Previous episode
Facebook
Website
IG

Elle Links:
Previous episode
Facebook
Personal IG
Bon Bon Fashion IG

Check out my conversation with Jeannette Breward and Elle Warren!



We talk about what women empowerment means to us and whether each of the following topics are empowering to women:
– Sex work and porn
– Women only space
– Moms who work out of the house and mom’s who work in the home
– Cosmetic surgery

Jeannette Links:
Previous episode
Facebook
Website
IG

Elle Links:
Previous episode
Facebook
Personal IG
Bon Bon Fashion IG

Check out my conversation with Jessica Outram!


We talk about:
– Writing poetry, plays, and more
– The idea of “home” and “place”
– Being Cobourg’s Poet Laureate
– Poetry Present (submit your poem here!)
– How writing keeps Jessica well
and more!

Featured Tunes by:
Cadence Weapon
Hayden
Sarah Harmer
Lauryn Hill

Check out my conversation with Ashley Bouman!

We talk about:
– her professional journey
– her community activism
Cobourg Queer Collective
Northumberland Queeries and grassroots, queer, feminist journalism
– intersectional feminism and queerness
– defunding the police and how they should be involved in Cobourg Pride

and more!

Featured Tunes:
Boyfriend by Tegan and Sara
I’m a Transvest-lite by NOFX
Community by Bad Cop / Bad Cop
Sing with Me by Bad Cop / Bad Cop