Shanti Oconnor, founder of Rooted and Open and the nonprofit, Bend Birth Connection, talks openly about the birthing conditions and trauma of mothers in our country. The United States has the highest number of mother fatalities and physical injuries during delivery of all developed countries. Rooted and Open helps women talk about not only the physical injuries and challenges but the traumatic experiences minimized by support, conversation, and change.
Conversation with Bryn Hazell about the value of appreciation in building and supporting relationships.
A conversation on reconnecting with others when the outcome was not what was desired due to anger and misconceptions.
A conversation with Bryn Hazell from the Center for Compassionate Living, on enhancing and supporting healthy relationships by avoiding self-created assumptions.
Carolyn Esky and Chantal Strobel discuss the Deschutes Public Library's Author, Author speaker series, 2018, highlighting "Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead, appearing in Bend, Feb 18, 2018.