The Light Within

Leslie Draffin

The Light Within is a podcast for anyone seeking to re-write their life, live in their light and align with their soul's highest purpose. Join Microdosing & Menstrual Cycle Coach Leslie Draffin as she explores spirituality, sexuality, wellness, empowerment, mysticism and the magical world around us. By opening up about her own spiritual journey and interviewing others who are living their purpose, Leslie shares all the ways we can ignite the light within.

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133. Microdosing to Boost Sensual Self-care with Leslie Draffin
Feb 12 2024
133. Microdosing to Boost Sensual Self-care with Leslie Draffin
In this episode, Somatic Psychedelic Guide Leslie Draffin shares about her favorite sensual self-care rituals & why microdosing psilocybin can actually help AMPLIFY those rituals into new habits.ALSO, right now is the PERFECT time to join Leslie's sacred online community, The Sanctuary. Inside, she's hosting EXPAND TOGETHER: 30 days of mindful microdosing from Feb 13- Mar 13. Join FREE for your first month with the code THELIGHTWITHINConnect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comThe Sanctuary, my online community for mystical women, is now open. This is for you if you want to awaken your power & purpose through connecting with pleasure, healing your womb, embodying your divine feminine & expanding consciousness through mindful microdosing. JOIN HERE & GET ONE MONTH FREE WITH CODE: THELIGHTWITHINInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but not sure where to start? BOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL WITH LESLIE NOW My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Want the latest details on new free masterclasses, upcoming offerings and in-person retreats? OR just want to chat in an unfiltered & uncensored way? It's time to join my email list babe. SIGN ME UP!Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their ...
130. Living your Best Alcohol-Free Life with Laura Valvasori
Jan 22 2024
130. Living your Best Alcohol-Free Life with Laura Valvasori
In this episode, Laura Valvasori shares why she left alcohol behind, the big benefits she's experienced now that she's sober AND how she's helping women just like you leave say 'bye-bye' to booze.About Laura:Laura Valvasori is a Business & Well-Being Mentor, the Author of Good to Grow: Cultivate Your Mindset and Habits to Thrive as an Entrepreneur, a Certified Emotion Code Practitioner, and the creator of the Still Me, But Alcohol-Free program.Like many women, in her early forties, Laura started feeling like alcohol was no longer agreeing with her body and drinking was starting to feel out of alignment with her  otherwise healthy lifestyle. After hitting a breaking point, she decided to "try" going alcohol-free in a quest to feel better. Today, over 3 years later, she lives happily alcohol-free. She is now passionate aboutsharing what she's learned to guide other women through the journey of shifting to an alcohol- free life.UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:Launching February 1 st , 2024, Still Me, But Alcohol-Free is a 6-week program, designed for women, to guide you through "trying on" going alcohol-free with the right mindset, tools, and support to help you be successful.https://www.lauravalvasori.com/still-me-alcohol-freeFREE RESOURCES:Grab a copy of Laura’s 12 Days of Alcohol-Free Holiday Mocktails that Don’t Require Non- Alcoholic Spirits HERESign up for Laura’s FREE 40-minute on-demand MentorClass “Five Hacks to a Happier Happy Hour Alcohol-Free” you'll learn strategies to help you "try on" socializing alcohol-free, while still having fun! You will also get a copy of Laura’s favourite drink recommendations and a 10% discount code to use for www.clearsips.ca.CONNECT WITH LAURA:Instagram and TikTok at @laura_valvasoriEmail: me@lauravalvasori.comwww.lauravalvasori.comConnect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comThe Sanctuary, my online community for mystical women, is now open. This is for you if you want to awaken your power & purpose through connecting with pleasure, healing your womb, embodying your divine feminine & expanding consciousness through mindful microdosing. JOIN HERE & GET ONE MONTH FREE WITH CODE: THELIGHTWITHINInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but not sure where to start? BOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL WITH LESLIE NOW My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Want the latest details on new free masterclasses, upcoming offerings and in-person retreats? OR just want to chat in an unfiltered & uncensored way? It's time to join my email list babe. SIGN ME UP!Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their ...
129. Awakening my Pussy Power (How 31 Days of Pleasure Changed my Life) with Leslie Draffin
Jan 15 2024
129. Awakening my Pussy Power (How 31 Days of Pleasure Changed my Life) with Leslie Draffin
Welcome to season 4 - the realest, rawest & most vulnerable season YET of The Light Within.In this episode, host Leslie Draffin shares about the 31 day challenge she went on in December to experience more pleasure & how it activated her pussy power. She shares about the biggest blocks that came up for her, how it brought her closer to her husband AND why it's helped her unlock her life's purpose.Listen & let us know what you think by leaving a rating, review or comment. AND make sure you check out the new community, The Sanctuary & take advantage of 1 month FREE inside this sacred sisterhood. Connect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comThe Sanctuary, my online community for mystical women, is now open. This is for you if you want to awaken your power & purpose through connecting with pleasure, healing your womb, embodying your divine feminine & expanding consciousness through mindful microdosing. JOIN HERE & GET ONE MONTH FREE WITH CODE: THELIGHTWITHINInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but not sure where to start? BOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL WITH LESLIE NOW My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Want the latest details on new free masterclasses, upcoming offerings and in-person retreats? OR just want to chat in an unfiltered & uncensored way? It's time to join my email list babe. SIGN ME UP!Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their ...
127. Infertility & the Holidays with Emily Getz
Dec 4 2023
127. Infertility & the Holidays with Emily Getz
In this episode, Emily Getz shares some beautiful insights into navigating the holiday season while also navigating a fertility journey. FREE MASTERCLASS WITH EMILY happening Wed, Dec 13th. Two times are available. Sign up below:12pm class: https://www.addevent.com/event/uv194812788pm class: https://www.addevent.com/event/IO19481300More about Emily:Emily Getz is a Certified Fertility, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Coach, Neuro-linguistic Programming Practitioner, Mindset Coach, Podcaster, Advocate and fellow fertility patient prepping for her 5th round of IVF.In October of 2019, Emily experienced the loss of her daughter, Ruby, while 6 months pregnant. Devastated and heartbroken, Emily found herself searching for a community and support that she just could not find, so in 2021 she started The Day 1 Podcast.Feeling frustrated and isolated, Emily recognized a gap in support, education and coaching within the fertility industry and after a decade as an executive in the PR industry, Emily left her career in the corporate world to start Day 1 Fertility. Day 1 Fertility is a multi-level support network that provides fertility patients with coaching, resources, community and mindset strategies. Connect with Emily:IG: @day1fertilityWebsite: www.day1fertility.comJoin HOLIDAY HARMONY: simple practices to help you navigate the season with less stress. It's happening December 4, 2023 at 5pm CDT. Sign up here. DM me on IG to get the replay.Connect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but not sure where to start? BOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL WITH LESLIE NOW My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Want the latest details on new free masterclasses, upcoming offerings and in-person retreats? OR just want to chat in an unfiltered & uncensored way? It's time to join my email list babe. SIGN ME UP!Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their cyclical living journey. Learn how to have a better period by Spring! You can find out more HERE.LINK TO MY FREE CYCLE TRACKERLINK TO THE SUPPLEMENTS I USE(USE MY PRC CODE 676502 FOR A DISCOUNT!) ZENCASTR (SPONSOR):Interested in star...
126. Beating the Addiction of Busyness with Emma O'Brien
Nov 27 2023
126. Beating the Addiction of Busyness with Emma O'Brien
In this week's episode, Emma O'Brien shares about ways we can reduce stress & overwhelm while also beating the addiction to busyness AND explains why busyness so deeply impacts women. More about Emma:Emma O’Brien is an award winning dog photographer and personal development coach. As a coach she specializes in helping people who are stuck either in their life direction or patterns of thinking as well as supporting folks who are navigating big life changes. Her work centers around facilitating mindset and lifestyle changes so her clients can design and build lives they don’t want to escape from.Anxious? Check out Emma's free workshop: https://emmaobriencoach.com/anxietyLearn more about Emma's website: - https://emmaobriencoach.com/Connect on socials @emmoaobriencoachListen to Leslie's episode on Emma's podcast SIGN UP FOR HOLIDAY HARMONY: Simple Somatic Practices to Navigate Seasonal Stress happening Dec, 4, 2023 @ 5pm CST (replay available by signing up at this link).COMING SOON- The Sanctuary: a soul-stirring journey back to the wisdom of your feminine body. LAUNCHING JANUARY 2024. Join my email list for founding member prices, early access & free welcome gifts. Connect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but not sure where to start? BOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL WITH LESLIE NOW My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Want the latest details on new free masterclasses, upcoming offerings and in-person retreats? OR just want to chat in an unfiltered & uncensored way? It's time to join my email list babe. SIGN ME UP!Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their cyclical living journey. Learn how to have a better period by Spring! You can find out more HERE.LINK TO MY FREE CYCLE TRACKERLINK TO THE SUPPLEMENTS I USE(USE MY PRC CODE 676502 FOR A DISCOUNT!) ZENCASTR (SPONSOR):Interested in star...
124. Accelerate your Awakening with Karen Cheong
Nov 13 2023
124. Accelerate your Awakening with Karen Cheong
In this week's episode, Karen Cheong shares all about how we can accelerate our awakening through our frequency. We also discuss the difference between quantum leaping and timeline jumping, and Karen's 3 steps to alignment. Karen's FREEBIES:Free online workshop & meditation on how to quiet your mind https://sphericalluminosity.com/quietyourmindEbook, audio book + 15 minute morning meditation to start your day off in the highest frequency resonance (value $55).Free with coupon: LIGHT  https://sphericalluminosity.com/manifestationVlog/podcast "Mastering Your World Through Frequencies" which is free and has a specific GFC at the end of every episode:https://www.sphericalluminosity.com/category/vlog/Youtube:   https://www.youtube.com/sphericalluminosityInstagram: Spherical_LuminosityConnect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but not sure where to start? BOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL WITH LESLIE NOW My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Want the latest details on new free masterclasses, upcoming offerings and in-person retreats? OR just want to chat in an unfiltered & uncensored way? It's time to join my email list babe. SIGN ME UP!Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their cyclical living journey. Learn how to have a better period by Spring! You can find out more HERE.LINK TO MY FREE CYCLE TRACKERLINK TO THE SUPPLEMENTS I USE(USE MY PRC CODE 676502 FOR A DISCOUNT!) ZENCASTR (SPONSOR):Interested in star...
123. Sex, Menopause & Advocating for your Reproductive Health with Dr. Shyama Matthews
Nov 6 2023
123. Sex, Menopause & Advocating for your Reproductive Health with Dr. Shyama Matthews
In this episode, Dr. Shyama Matthews shares with us some of the ways libido & sexual pleasure can change as we age - and provides some amazing tips and tools to help us get our sex life back to where we want it before, during and after menopause. This conversation also includes some amazing green flags (and of course red flags) when it comes to choosing a health provider & is a chat we feel is essential to all people with a vagina no matter your age. More about Dr. Matthews:Dr. Shyama Mathews is a Board Certified OB/GYN, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon, and NAMS Certified Menopause Specialist. As both a mother and wife herself, her goal is to help women of all ages maintain their own quality of life while keeping up with the day to day needs of their families and careers. Her practice emphasizes the importance of patient education and empowerment to make the best possible decisions for themselves and their bodies. Her areas of expertise include Endometriosis, Fibroids, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Laparoscopy, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.Connect with Dr. Matthews:Website www.drmathewsgyn.comIG: drmathewsgynwww.helloplayground.comIG: helloplaygroundDISCOUNT CODE: THELIGHTWITHIN for 15% first ordermenopause.orgConnect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but not sure where to start? BOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL WITH LESLIE NOW My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their cyclical living journey. Learn how to have a better period by Spring! You can find out more HERE.LINK TO MY FREE CYCLE TRACKERLINK TO THE SUPPLEMENTS I USE(USE MY PRC CODE 676502 FOR A DISCOUNT!)
120. Sound Healing & Connecting to Spirit with Ashana
Oct 16 2023
120. Sound Healing & Connecting to Spirit with Ashana
In this episode, sacred vocal artist Ashana shares about her work with crystal singing bowls & how they're an ally for our spiritual awakening. We also discuss the healing magic of sound & how it's a catalyst for our connection with spirit.Ashana's InstagramGet Ashana's BookMeditate with Ashana on YouTubeFree Copy of Ashana's MusicMore about Ashana:Ashana is one of the premiere healing music artists and New Age vocalists of our time, weaving together soaring, angelic vocals and the celestial sound of alchemy crystal singing bowls. This exquisitely crafted sonic tapestry has been hailed by listeners all over the world as “breathtaking” and “a gift from heaven.” Ashana's best selling music has been downloaded and streamed by millions of fans around the world. A life-long student of yoga and mantra from many of the world’s spiritual traditions, Ashana has led two online group meditations touching the lives of more than 20,000 people in 50 countries. As a renowned master crystal bowl artist, teacher, and sound healer, Ashana is an expert in the field of sound healing with crystal bowls, training students from all over the world in the art of applying crystalline sound to therapeutic and artistic healing modalities in her Crystal Bowl Mastery program. GET MY COURSE - AWAKEN YOUR FEMININE FLOW - FOR $44 WITH THIS LINK.Connect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but not sure where to start? BOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL WITH LESLIE NOW My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their cyclical living journey. Learn how to have a better period by Spring! You can find out more HERE.LINK TO MY FREE CYCLE TRACKERLINK TO THE SUPPLEMENTS I USE(USE MY PRC CODE 676502 FOR A DISCOUNT!)
118. Dressing as your Highest Self with Brigitta Catinean
Oct 2 2023
118. Dressing as your Highest Self with Brigitta Catinean
In this episode, personal stylist Brigitta Catinean shares all about dressing as your highest self & how a great outfit can make you feel empowered.About Brigitta:Brigitta is a Romanian-born, Calgary-based personal stylist. She thinks of her work as equal parts stylist, therapist, and friend. She is passionate about the female empowerment that comes from personal style.  She strongly believes that style comes in every size, at every age and that unique personal style looks different for every woman, and StylexBrigitta is here to celebrate that beauty.  Brigitta currently lives in Calgary with her partner Danny, and their lab June. Their home is filled with life from the small jungle of plants they nurture to the constant beats of a perfectly curated playlist.Follow Brigitta:TIKTOKINSTAGRAMLTKConnect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but not sure where to start? BOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL WITH LESLIE NOW My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their cyclical living journey. Learn how to have a better period by Spring! You can find out more HERE.LINK TO MY FREE CYCLE TRACKERLINK TO THE SUPPLEMENTS I USE(USE MY PRC CODE 676502 FOR A DISCOUNT!)
117. Mindset & Mental Wellness for Entrepreneurs with Rachel Molenda
Sep 25 2023
117. Mindset & Mental Wellness for Entrepreneurs with Rachel Molenda
In this episode, Mindset Coach Rachel Molenda shares about the important of mindset work and mental wellness for entrepreneurs. We talk about:- how to call in your next level life- how to shift your beliefs around yourself & become your 'be her now' version- why Rachel started a community for entrepreneurs  About Rachel:Rachel Molenda (@rachelmmolenda) is a Mindset Coach for Entrepreneurs and the Founder of The Well, a coaching & community platform to support the mental wellness of identifying-women entrepreneurs. With her contagious uplifting spirit and by leveraging the healing nature of like-minded community and activating coaching experiences, Rachel helps women entrepreneurs combat self-doubt and remember who they really are so they can do the work they were born to do. Rachel is a multi-passionate living in Toronto, Canada who also enjoys singing, dancing, cooking, cold exposure and DJing. Learn more about Rachel over on rachelmmolenda.com or at @rachelmmolenda on Instagram.LINKS (includes affiliate links):The WellSelf-Identity Script WritingMushWomb AlchemyConnect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but not sure where to start? BOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL WITH LESLIE NOW My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their cyclical living journey. Learn how to have a better period by Spring! You can find out more HERE.LINK TO MY FREE CYCLE TRACKERLINK TO THE SUPPLEMENTS I USE(USE MY PRC CODE 676502 FOR A DISCOUNT!)
116. The Shadow Side of Psychedelics, MushWOMB Consciousness & Rematriating Entheogens with Mikaela de la Myco
Sep 18 2023
116. The Shadow Side of Psychedelics, MushWOMB Consciousness & Rematriating Entheogens with Mikaela de la Myco
In this episode, Mikaela de la Myco shares about the dark side of the psychedelic community as well as her mission to rematriate entheogens. In this conversation we discuss sexual assault within psychedelic spaces & so we want to add a content warning to this episode.Mikaela was instrumental in helping me co-create MushWomb Alchemy - my 8-week transformational program for people who want to awaken more pleasure, connect with their womb & build a relationship with sacred mushrooms. JOIN THE FREE MASTERCLASS 9/18 HEREBOOK A FREE 1-ON-1 CALL HERE.JOIN MUSHWOMB ALCHEMY HERE.LINKS:TAPPED OUT COALITIONMIKAELA'S WORKMAMA PSYCHEDELIA PODCASTHYPHAE LEAKS PODCASTMore about Mikaela:Mikaela de la Myco comes from a blended ancestry.  Her peoples come from the hills of southern italy, the caribbean and the deserts and mountains of Mexico.  She is a mother, an entheogen educator, a womb care practitioner and acts as a community ceremony facilitator in occupied Kumeyaay territory also known as San Diego, CA.Mikaela serves all people with ancestral healing ways and specializes in serving creatives, families, bleeding people, folks within the birthing continuum and people navigating natural birth control and pregnancy release. She holds seasonal ceremonies where people can journey through the dark amenta to uncover ancestral messages, rewrite trauma wounds and make meaning with mushroom and other earth medicines.Her platform, Mama de la Myco centers the rematriation of entheogens and she creates at the intersection of medicine woman, psychedelic mother and sacred hoe.  Mikaela de la Myco has made the commitment to be an instrument of change.  Connect with Leslie on Instagram:@lesliedraffin@thelightwithinpodcastEmail: hello@lesliedraffin.comInterested in starting your own microdosing practice, but unclear where to begin? My new free guide can help. CLICK HERE to download Activate your Inner Magic: a Beginner's Guide to Intentional Microdosing. Includes: eBook & guided meditation. Having period problems? Grab my self-paced course Cycle Codes now, it's perfect for anyone looking for help starting their cyclical living journey. Learn how to have a better period by Spring! You can find out more HERE.LINK TO MY FREE CYCLE TRACKERLINK TO THE SUPPLEMENTS I USE(USE MY PRC CODE 676502 FOR A DISCOUNT!)