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“Unleashing Poetry in a Pandemic” with Abigail Prout


In this week’s episode of the UpLevel Podcast, we had this enlightening conversation into the world of socially conscious content with Abigail Prout, a professional leadership coach and award-winning poet and writer. She shares her journey from daily poetry writing to becoming a published author with her first book, 'Walk Deep'. Over the past two decades, Abigail has dedicated herself to coaching, studying, and gaining insights from thousands of influential and powerful women from all walks of life.

She firmly holds the belief that every individual possesses a distinctive voice and a valuable story to share. We often underestimate our narratives simply because they are familiar, but by raising consciousness and telling our stories, she believes we contribute to a greater, meaningful purpose.

Listen in to hear more about Abigail's upcoming four-month writing course, scheduled from January to April. This program is focused on the profound impact of writing and establishing a daily writing routine. You will also learn how to harness the inspiring influence of nature as a companion in your writing journey.

In this episode:

  • Consistency and Dedication

  • Embrace Unexpected Opportunities.

  • Value of Connections

  • Openness to Change

  • Importance of Self-awareness

  • Nurturing Personal Growth through Truth-telling about shared history

  • Grounding Oneself for Spiritual Growth

  • Introspection for Growth & Exploration

  • Value of Consistency & Permanence

  • Reciprocity Principle

  • Soul Partnership

  • Continuous Learning & Growing

  • Authenticity Matters

  • Transitional Support

  • Encouraging Self-expression

  • Positive Reception

Order of Topics:

  • The Journey of a Poet Introduction

  • Walked Deep: A Collection of Pandemic-born Poetry

  • Connections and Conversations: The Grassroots Approach

  • Being a Poet: A State Of Mind

  • Influences from Home

  • Connection with Nature And Self

  • Choosing Home: Revisiting Past Selves

  • Designing Relationships

  • Shared History: A Pathway To Personal Growth

  • Internal Colonization: An Exploration Of Self

  • Magic in Everyday Life: Embracing Artwork And Content Generation

  • Chapter 12: Soul Tattoo: Establishing Deeper Connections

  • Love and Poetry: Exploring Complexities Of Maintaining Soul Partnership

  • The Writing Course By Abigail Trout

  • Living Authentically: In Harmony With One's Truth

  • Circulating Socially Conscious Content

About Abigail:

As a professional leadership coach (CPCC and PCC), Abigail has spent the past twenty years coaching, studying, and learning from thousands of powerful women from all walks of life. Through this work, she has gathered extensive data and been honored to witness and midwife emerging patterns and trends toward more feminine-forward leadership. Abigail holds a Master's degree in Counseling, and she has shared her expertise at both the secondary and university levels. She is a “sassy sacred muse”, leading training courses for the Co-Active Training Institute (CTI), the world’s largest coach training company, and is recognized as a dynamic and inspiring trainer. Currently residing on Lopez Island in the Pacific Northwest, where she spent her formative years, Abigail shares her life with her husband, Clive, and their two children, Iona and Jax. She is also celebrated as an award-winning poet and writer, with her debut book, "Walk Deep," published by Homebound Publishing, receiving accolades such as the 2021 Homebound Poetry Prize and the 2023 Nautilus Award. Notably, her book is a nominee for a prestigious Pushcart Prize. You can find Abigail each morning wandering through the island's forest alongside her cherished black lab, Bella.

Sprial Leadership Website:

Instagram: @abigail_morgan_prout

About UpLevel Productions: Founded by Christie Mann, MA, CPCC, PCC, and Rachel Baldi, CPCC, PCC, UpLevel creates, produces, and delivers Transformative Experiences, Workshops, Training, Events + Media that develop leaders who make our world a healthier, more alive, and connected place to be. As Associate CTI Faculty Partners, UpLevel is licensed to sell, produce and deliver Co-Active coach training and leadership development programs around the world to support the transformational growth of individuals and culture inside the workplace and organization. Instagram @uplevelproductions Facebook & LinkedIn @uplevelproductionscompany


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