Podcast: EP 89 Harmony In the Holidays

Podcast: EP 89 Harmony In the Holidays

I felt inspired to share some tips for the season.

 

I was invited a couple of weeks ago to share on my local TV station some tips for staying present and mindful during the holiday season. It was a perfect invite because I had already been thinking about this topic for myself, and I loved preparing and sharing some ideas on the show. 

In this episode, I share some of my thoughts from the TV segment, as well as some extra nuggets that have helped me learn to make the most of the holidays, physically, mentally, and emotionally. My hope is that they support you in creating a holiday season that will nourish, inspire, and restore you this year.

“What are the pieces of the holidays that you love? Do more of that.”

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Show notes:

  • How to stay mentally healthy and present during the holiday season (3:16)
  • Why clarity on your desires helps you make good decisions on what to do (6:00)
  • The way that the ‘less is more’ concept actually works (7:05)
  • What self-care can look like during the holidays (10:30)

 

 

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Podcast: EP 88 Exploring Love Part 2

Podcast: EP 88 Exploring Love Part 2

We’re sharing more about our dating story.

 

One of the most requested guests for the podcast this year has been my husband. In this part 2 episode of telling our love story, we answer your questions about how we dated, how we decided to get married, and some things we’ve learned along the way 

In this episode, Brett and I share the stories of how we became the people we are today and how that led us to each other as partners. We broke up this show into two parts so that we could answer more of your questions, so be sure to listen to part 1 as well.

“You are good about staying present and staying in it.”

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Show notes:

  • What values-based dating is (5:45)
  • How we prepared ourselves to date each other (7:20)
  • How abandonment wounds show up in relationships (13:30)
  • Ways we deal with fears in our relationships (22:20)

 

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Podcast: EP 88 Exploring Love Part 2

Podcast: EP 87 Exploring Love Part 1

I want to introduce you to my love.

 

One of the most requested guests for the podcast this year has been my husband. As I’ve shared our love story, through dating and engagement to our recent wedding, I’ve gotten lots of questions about how we met, what our dating experience was like, and how we made the choice to get married. I invited him onto the show to answer some of your questions and he said yes.

In this episode, Brett and I share the story of us meeting, dating, and making the choices that led us to the partnership we have today. We broke up this show into two parts so that we could answer more of your questions, so be sure to listen to part 2, which will drop soon.

“What I love about our story and what I love about divine timing is that we had the opportunity to become really great friends.”

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Show notes:

  • How my husband and I met (1:50)
  • Why I felt like he was the safe guy when we started dating (13:05)
  • The moment that I realized the relationship was special (15:50)
  • The power of who influences you (19:10)
  • The story of our first date (23:20)
  • How Brett chose to date after his divorce (27:10)
  • The benefits of dating at an older age (30:30)

 

 

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Podcast: EP 86 How to Be Loving with Danielle LaPorte

Podcast: EP 86 How to Be Loving with Danielle LaPorte

I’m back with danielle and we’re talking about gentleness.

 

I met Danielle years ago when we were both in younger chapters of our careers and lives. It’s been a joy to watch her evolve as I’ve evolved, and I was so excited to hear her wisdom on this episode when we met to talk about her newest book.

Danielle LaPorte is a member of Oprah’s Super Soul 100, a group who, in Oprah Winfrey’s words, “is uniquely connecting the world together with a spiritual energy that matters.” She is the creator of The Desire Map series, “A heart centered approach to finding your true power”. The book has been translated into ten languages, a day planner system, a multimedia course, a Top 10 iTunes app, and workshop and coaching programs with leaders in 15+ countries. She’s also the author of more books including her newest one, How to Be Loving. She and her team coach hundreds of leaders around the world.

In this episode, Danielle shares her journey of learning to be gentle, loving, and healing to herself, and why this is essential for your life, health, and business success.

“Everything you want is on the other side of gentle.”

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show notes

  • What has changed for Danielle since her early days in business (3:05)
  • What it means to abandon yourself (4:40)
  • The shift that happened inside her to move towards gentleness (6:55)
  • How to discern whether you are abandoning yourself with an action (13:03)
  • The difference between the golden child, the needy child, and the inner child (16:25)
  • Why we are all healers of ourselves (22:00)
  • Our natural state of forgiveness (27:20)
  • What it means to be open-hearted (42:00)

 

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Podcast: EP 77 Transforming Your Pain with Kristine Carlson

Podcast: EP 77 Transforming Your Pain with Kristine Carlson

What happens when you lose the love of your life?

 

This is what today’s guest discovered after her husband Richard died suddenly at age 45. She has written so much wisdom on this topic and I love hearing her insight and spirit speak on transformation, grief, and joy.

Kristine Carlson is a New York Times bestselling author, best known for her work with her late husband, Dr. Richard Carlson in the Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff series—with over 25 million books sold worldwide. She is a renowned speaker, inspiring podcast host, retreat leader and blogger. Her mission is to help women transform from heartbreak and loss to live their best lives with joy, gratitude, renewed passion and purpose. With her resilient spirit, powerful presence and heart-centered teaching, she guides women through the challenges and transitions of middle life and awakens them to their truth and the expression of their highest selves.

This conversation is about healing, transformation, success, trusting the process, and being open to joy. I hope it speaks to you as much as it spoke to me.

“We have to make the decision to become the hero.”

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Show notes:

  • The difference between overnight decisions and overnight success (11:20)
  • What a major loss can open in us (13:27)
  • How to invite healing into our lives (18:15)
  • The star mantra that got Kristine through her early grief (23:10)
  • How gratitude is related to joy (26:50)
  • The keys to transformation along the journey (35:00)

 

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Podcast: EP 74 What Nourishes You?

Podcast: EP 74 What Nourishes You?

Let this year nourish you.

 

It’s a new year and I’m feeling all the feels about planning out goals, dreams, and good things. I’ve already been working on my vision board and envisioning all the beautiful things this year can bring. I was inspired to share some of the key things that guide me when I’m in planning mode so that you can be supported fully in your own planning for this year.

In this episode, I share some of my best resources for deciding what best nourishes you and how to prioritize those things this year. You’ve got big goals this year, and I’m here to support you in making them happen by taking care of yourself.

“Consumption and nourishment are two drastically different things.”

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Show notes:

  • How to find things that nourish you (6:30)
  • The free tool I recommend for planning nourishment throughout your year (9:05)

 

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