TRAUMA WORK: Is Community the Missing Piece? with Heart Lab Graduates Lauren Sessa + Jackie Chuang

Sep 08, 2021

It’s official, the doors to The Heart Lab are open for one last time in 2021. I could sit here and chatter at you about what it’s all about, but honestly, these two women say it better than I can. Because they’ve felt the transformations that happen when a community of aligned women come together. 


Gathering in Circles is something that our feminine ancestors knew how to do, but in our modern world, these opportunities to gather and truly open up and reveal ourselves is rare. When we gather in a container rooted in the power of our femininity, it is not to create a hierarchy or competition, it is simply to witness, to hold and to nurture one another so we can each uncover our own sovereign strength. 


Jackie Chuang and Lauren Sessa are graduates of the 2020 Circle of The Heart Lab and they are here to share what they learned from the program, but most importantly, they are here to share what they learned from sharing their own stories and witnessing each other in our weekly group coaching ceremonies. 


What You'll Learn in this Episode: 

  • Why highly driven, independent women need community to heal trauma
  • The burnout cycle of over-giving and validation 
  • How the culture of accountability in a community leads to safety
  • How the frequency of love comes alive in safe community that allows you to witness your own humanity and stop minimizing your own experience 
  • Why we need different medicines for different emotions


Listen to this Episode if: 

You are curious about about the healing dynamics of being in co-regulation with community


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. 


Jackie Chuang  lives in Campbell, CA with her dog Kora and is a constant work in progress believing growth is an ongoing journey. She’s an avid foodie and adventure seeker.


Lauren Sessa  has spent the last 20 years in the corporate world as a Customer Success Leader.  In 2018, feeling wildly unfulfilled despite her career success, she experienced a shift that would impact the trajectory of her life. While she moves through her own journey of healing and rediscovery, she is intent to dedicate her creative efforts to helping others experience this illuminating shift for themselves.


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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