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0242 [LIFE] Curate Your Life and Manage Your Energy with Gail Golden Mar 31, 2021


As someone who is passionate about the field of Life Design, I am over the moon about this week’s episode. This week, we’re speaking with Dr. Gail Golden, author of the book “Curating Your Life: Ending the Struggle for Work-Life Balance.”  

This book is all...

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A New Take on Gratitude Mar 29, 2021

Gratitude gets a lot of attention these days. Hopefully, you’re at least somewhat familiar with the benefits of a gratitude practice. It helps train your brain to notice and appreciate the little things in life and, in doing so, shifts your life experience tremendously. Gratitude can...

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0239 [LIFE] How to not hate meditation Mar 24, 2021


Raise your hand if you HATE meditation. All of the idle sitting. The constant intrusive thoughts. The wonder whether what you’re doing is ACTUALLY making a difference. Not everyone loves it at first...but the data show how impactful it can be. 

If you’ve...

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An Important Message for You: You Are an Asset Mar 22, 2021

Have you ever stopped to consider for just a moment how important you are?

Think about it. How many people depend on you? For big things and for small things - you are important to the people around you.

You are an asset.

An 'asset' is an item of intrinsic value. And, because of that...

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0236 [LIFE] Coping with Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Mar 17, 2021


When I had my first baby, I experienced post-partum anxiety. It was, without a doubt, the darkest time of my life. It is now 5 years later, and when I think back to that version of me in that dark place, I am increasingly afraid for her. 

Post-partum depression, anxiety, and related issues...

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Watch Out for These Red Flag Words Mar 15, 2021

Language matters, perhaps more than you might realize. Take, for example, the scenario you’re running late to meet a friend. When you arrive, you say one of two things

“I’m sorry I was late.” vs. “Thanks for your patience.” 

One signals to...

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0233 [LIFE] What to do when your mind holds you back Mar 10, 2021


We’ve probably all had the experience of wanting to make a change, try something new, do something bold, or attempt something uncertain...only to have our mind kick in and talk us out of it. 

Self-doubt, the inner critic, anxiety, and judgement are killers of progress because they...

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Create Your New Beginning Mar 08, 2021

Friends, happy (almost) spring. I don't know about you, but it feels exceptionally profound this year.

We've been through a lot.

When the pandemic hit, we all changed more in about 48 hours than we changed in entire years prior to that. It wasn't easy. We all went through our own personal...

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0230 [LIFE] The Brain Science of Personal Empowerment Mar 03, 2021


Have you ever wanted to change your behavior or go after a goal, yet you found it so difficult to do it? So many times, we get down on ourselves when this happens, yet brain science shows us that habits or patterns our mind formed over time are at the core of the difficulty we have in changing...

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What a Bug on Your Windshield Can Teach You About Mindfulness Mar 01, 2021

I came across this excellent metaphor this week, and I have to share it.

You’re driving down the road, and a giant bug splats on the window right in front of you. Maybe you startle a bit as the splat suddenly enters your awareness. Then what?

You can focus all of your attention on...

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0227 [LIFE] Saying ‘No’ to ‘Hustle Culture’ Feb 24, 2021


Being ‘busy’ has become a badge of honor in our society – signaling to other people, and to ourselves, that we’re valuable, in demand, and hard-working. But, at what cost?  

Today on the podcast, we’re diving deep into ‘hustle culture.’...

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Manage Energy, Not Time Feb 22, 2021

I have a confession: I am an efficiency junkie. As a mom of 2 young kids and the co-founder of 2 businesses, I'm always on the lookout for new ways to get everything done in a more efficient manner.

Now, maybe your specific circumstances aren't exactly like mine, but I bet we're similar in...

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