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Dearest Doula Podcast Episode 108: “We All Have Within Us the Choice and the Ability To Choose and Receive” Featuring Marnie McKnight-Favell

Ep. 108:

“We All Have Within Us the Choice and the Ability To Choose and Receive” 

Featuring Marnie McKnight-Favell


In this Dearest Doula podcast episode, we are excited to announce the return of our previous guest-fellow birth worker and healer Marnie McKnight Favell!

Marnie operates a holistic wellness practice that offers homeopathic consultations, spiritual counseling, personal coaching, energetic bodywork including Integrated Energy Therapy® (IET®), Reiki, vibrational healing work, guided meditation work, as well as ministerial services and celebrations. Marnie is also a legally ordained minister in NY state as well as the owner of Dragonfly Holistic, LLC.



Dearest Doula Community, marnie shares her  incredible journey as a birth worker on the dearest doula podcast today! Click HERE to listen on itunes or simply press play below!



In this Dearest Doula podcast episode we discuss:

Marnie’s Birth Worker Origin Story

 Marnie’s Elevator Speech

Moment of Struggle

After ten years of experience as a healer, Marnie has a rocky experience with a client that shakes her to her core. Listen in to see how she was able to overcome this intense experience!

Movie Moment

When Marnie reconnects with a previous client, she learns just how valuable her work is, and the impact she is able to make on the lives of the clients she meets.

Nitty Gritty, resources and so much more!


Improving Birth

Marnie’s Live Events and Online Series

Marnie’s Recommended Books:

‘Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism (Shambhala Classics)’ 
-Chogyam Trungpa

‘Behaving As If the God in All Life Mattered’ 
-Machaelle Small Wright

Marnie’s Recommended Item:

Her Pendulum!

Also- if you’d like to join in on weekly discussions with an accountability tribe featuring myself and other passionate birth workers, click here to get redirected to our accountability tribe page!

You can connect with Marnie through her website, as well as on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.

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