Let’s Approach Life as a Living Ceremony with Intuitive Guide Mara Branscombe

Jul 08, 2021

The one word I am going to spend my entire life trying to know and integrate is “Dao”. 

 I am obsessed with understanding Dao even though I know that the closer I get to it, the less I will know. This word is nearly un-nameable because it takes on a unique meaning for each unique person. And I swear, I’m not trying to be obtuse on purpose here. 


The words we have to translate “Dao” in English is a good try, but it’s hard to capture such an elusive word. We call it Road. Path. Middle Way. Purpose. And when I roll these words along my tongue, examining them to see if it matches what it feels like in my Heart, I feel a bit like Goldilocks with the too small bed, the too hot porridge and the too big chair. 


In this episode, I’ve asked Mara Branscombe to join me in conversation to help capture what it means to live in harmony with intention, intuition and alignment with the Dao.

Listen to this podcast if..

You worship at the Church of Nature and want to find flow rather than prescriptions in your spiritual practice 


What You'll Learn in this Episode: 

  • How to approach ritual and ceremony in a way that doesn’t feel overwhelming 
  • Why trauma blocks you from your True Self/Dao
  • How structure cultivates creativity
  • How to infuse your rituals with the energetics of the seasons so you can find flow rather than prescriptions with your spiritual practice
  • The 4 pillars that Mara uses to frame ritual - intention, intuition, compassion, action


Your Speakers:

Kat Lee  is an Intimacy + Relationship Coach, host of The Empowered Curiosity Podcast and Creator of The Heart Lab. She guides pattern-breakers to alchemize their emotions and embody their healing journey to cultivate intimacy as a spiritual practice. 


Mara Branscombe is a mother, writer, yogi, dancer, mindfulness leader, ceremonialist and spirit coach. Her ability to guide others along the path of self-transformation is her greatest gift. She is passionate about weaving the art of mindfulness, self-care, creativity, mind-body practices and earth-based rituals into her offerings.

All photos of Mara by Eva Brownstein


This podcast is made possible with sound production by Andre Lagace.
Original music by
Mayan Kites



I facilitate conversations through 1:1 coaching and various community offerings to guide curious humans to remember their True Self - who they are beyond the conditioning, the "shoulds", the trauma stories + the overriding of desires. If you need permission to step into the wholeness of your emotions and Being, let me show you that you’ve been the one holding the pen.

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