Alex D'amour on Moving Through Shame & Radical Self-Acceptance

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"I never put shame and my stories in the same sentence."


If you are all about real talk, you’ll feel right at home with the next hour of this show. Alex D’amour is the founder of On Our Moon, a digital tent centered around wellness, truth-telling and shared emotional experience. For those who’ve had to struggle with hardship, trauma and deep emotional or physical wounds, this conversation may bring you much-need comfort and validation.

In this episode, Alex opens up about the trauma she’s experienced in her past, explains how she put her shame to work, and suggests some tips for getting past social anxiety and through stressful situations.


About Alex:


On Our Moon is a digital tent. A place where vulnerability reigns supreme, and where stories and wisdom from a spectrum of lived experiences create a new take on wellness: wellness, without the bullshit. This company is founded by Alex D'Amour who's navigated a life-long journey of experiencing, processing, and moving through shame. And while she tried every trick in the book to move through past trauma (and she means every trick in the book), story has been a constant form of solace and healing for her. Listening to others’ and sharing her own has been the most powerful tool in helping her navigate her way out of shame, and back into connection with herself, her body, and others. Which is why she built On Our Moon and designed a period candle. With a team of writers giving voice to diverse lived experiences and dedicated to raw truth-telling, On Our Moon is recreating the sacred gathering space to share story, wisdom and insights while caring for one another with love and tenderness. And in the process, they are redefining wellness as the powerful internal life-journey it is, creating a world filled with self-loving and radically self-accepting humans.


In this episode, you'll learn:


- Alex’s morning routine and how she escaped the rat race with her recent trip to Mexico.

- How the shared vulnerability she found with strangers in support groups pushed her to found On Our Moon.

- The healthy way she changed-up her social media habits, and how you can positively affect your mental health by how you engage with those platforms.

- Why we need to learn to speak up in public settings and how it benefits not only you but everyone in your group.

- How Alex psychs herself up to deal with stressful, anxiety-inducing situations, and why she let go of being perfect.

- What shame means to Alex and how it’s allowed her to become her true self.

- Why there isn’t a quick and easy way to navigate through shame—and why there shouldn’t be.

- Her advice for anyone starting out on their journey to own their truth.

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On Our Moon

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