Awakin Calls

Exploring inner journeys to expand outer edges.

Conversations with changemakers to inspire deeper awareness and transformative action. Each offering is co-created by a team of volunteers distributed across the world, in the spirit of service and kinship. That's Awakin. More ...

"In a gentle way, we can shake the world." --Gandhi

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Lissa Rankin

Lissa Rankin

Sacred Medicine and the Mysteries of Healing

Lissa Rankin, MD, is a Western-trained ob-gyn, linear thinker, and evidence-informed scientist. But she also describes herself as a mystic — an open-hearted, spiritually alive, empathic healer who has witnessed countless “miracles” of healing, including her own. Having spent equal time practicing and studying in Western medicine and in complementary and alternative medicine (fourteen years in each), she is careful not to blindly praise one paradigm over another. “You might say I’ve been a doe-eyed devotee of both camps," she says, "but I’ve also been disillusioned by both…both offer gems and garbage.” Her recent book, Sacred Medicine: A Doctor’s Quest to Unravel the Mysteries of Healing, took her from holy mountains, faith healers, and prayer circles to trauma experts, leading scientists, and psychologists. Rankin is a bestselling author, artist, activist, and thought leader in mind-body medicine, dedicated to “healing health care.” Read Full Bio »

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Awakin Calls is an initiative of ServiceSpace, a global, all-volunteer community dedicated to small acts of great love. Our webinar and podcast series highlights the outer work and inner journeys of individuals who are transforming our world in large and small ways. We aim to inspire and seed shifts in consciousness by highlighting paradigm-shifting ways of being and doing in the world. We are a heart-centered learning community across wisdom traditions exploring the ServiceSpace principle of “change yourself, change the world”. We organize our processes in accordance with the principles we seek to lift up, and so each conversation is co-created by a team of volunteers distributed across the world, in a spirit of intrinsically motivated service and kinship.

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