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Undressed Episode 026: Deborah Hanekamp of Mama Medicine

Alternative medicine?

By Megan Collins | Mar 7 2017

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“Sorry, I’ve gotta run. I have to buy these crystals before the Packers game.”

That was me, giving the most unlikely of phone conversation signoffs back in January.

A day earlier, I’d gone to see Deborah Hanekamp, aka Mama Medicine for a ritual “medicine reading” that included a seriously spot-on observation of my current mental and emotional state the second I sat down across from her – somewhat awkwardly – cross-legged on the floor. Hanekamp is a “seeress,” with over sixteen years experience in the healing arts, including training as an Amazonian Shaman, Reiki Master and yogini.

I’d discovered Hanekamp while googling aura readings. I had a feeling mine was a little off since…oh, let’s call it November. Early November. I’m all for therapy, meditation, regular dates with my chiropractor and acupuncturist. So I’m always down to dip my toe into a new method of ‘just trying to get by in this crazy world.’

With the most beautiful eyebrows I’d ever seen, and a demeanor that can only be described as beatific, I listened as Hanekamp unraveled some crazy personal things about myself that, she told me, she intuited from my aura, still solid despite recent societal upheavals (woohoo!).

After a sound therapy experience that left me feeling strangely grounded yet euphoric, she assigned me “homework” of a ritual bath that involved dunking myself along with quartz crystals, eucalyptus leaves (those were next on my list), epsom salt, and a special chant just for me. And no, I’m not going to tell you what it was.

Today on Undressed, a conversation with “Mama Medicine” herself, Deborah Hanekamp. I asked her opinion on all kinds of alternative therapies, because I know you’re curious too (but would probably never ask), so I did it for you!

Listen to the latest episode of Undressed featuring Deborah Hanekamp of Mama Medicine here, and check out the highlights below: 

  • 1:10 – On finding new ways to feel focused and centered online
  • 05:01 – What is a seeress, explained by seeress’ Deborah Hanekamp
  • 06: 26 – When did Deborah realized she could read auras (and what are they)
  • 10:30 – Skeptical about alternative medicine?
  • 12:48 – Bullsh*tmeter on alternative medicine
  • 13:08 – The “good for anyone” crystal
  • 15: 02 – What does Deborah has to say about the witch biding spell on Trump
  • 16:00 – Tarot and astrology, explained in 30 seconds
  • 17:14 – It’s impossible to be bad at meditating
  • 18:55– Is sound therapy a thing now and what sound is universally zen to everyone?
  • 23:54 – Deborah’s first “Million Bucks Moment”

Listen to episode 26 of Undressed featuring Deborah Hanekamp

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