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Breakup Advice, Break Up Tips

Heartbreak sucks. I'm talking through 5 super practical ways for you to start moving yourself forward again.The blog posts I reference in this episode are:Things You Love Post: http://www.thrive.how/4-ways-identify-things-love/Break-Up Post: www.thrive.how/breakupIndia Arie's song is called - Just Let it Go - from Songversation MedicineI mentioned the sleep meditations in the Calm & Headspace apps (note, I am not affiliated in any way).The book I mentioned is If Love is a Game, These Are the Rul ...

Levels of Consciousness, Emotional Frequency, Mantras, Positive Thinking

To download your list of 21 Positive Mantras, head here: 21 Positive Mantras to Help You Live Your Best LifeThis episode I'm offering a high-level overview of David Hawkin's Levels of Consciousness Theory. It's a theory that outlines differing levels of emotional frequencies and posits that the way we experience life can be relayed back to our dominant level of consciousness.We also talking through 3 ways you can start to move in a positive direction. It starts with identifying how you feel, and ...

Self worth, self love, social media addiction

This episode is a golden nugget. Lucy had me literally laughing SO loud. You’ll hear it!There is a ton of joy in here, but the wisdom imparted is also palpable. Lucy is an expert in comparison, and how comparisonitis can trip us up in life. In here you’ll find us talking through:· How Lucy had been unintentionally using social media to bash herself· How comparison is experienced by all humans to a lesser or greater degree· How comparison brings friends such as jealousy and ‘bitchy-leaks’ [that o ...

New Age, New Age Thinking, Manifesting, Self Love, Self Care

These lessons are from an article I wrote for Mike Dooley's TUT.com. To read the full article with 8 lessons, head here: http://www.tut.com/article/details/318-7-empowering-truths-about-your-divine-essence/?articleId=318In today's episode I'm outlining 3 spiritual lessons that have changed my worldview, and in turn, contributed to me being a happier, my relaxed human. They are short thoughts which I use as mantras in times of stress, confusion, or to help keep me feeling focused and empowered. T ...

Negativity, Positive Mindset, Personal Growth

LOA, Law of Attraction, Manifest Your Desires, Quantum Physics

My guest on the show today is Elyse Santilli. She is a Life Coach & Spiritual Mentor to women all over the world. She is my personal go-to expert on all things manifesting. Her accent is Australian; mine is from New Zealand if you're wondering!In this episode, we're deep-diving around the topic of manifesting. Specifically, in this interview we discuss:How we can co-create with the Universe (or God)Elyse's definition of Miracle Minding Thinking, and how important it is in helping us get what we ...

Personal Growth, Self-Help, Transformational Change, Sustainability

Here I'm having an intimate chat with Author, Speaker, and Coach, Cortney McDermott. She talks through her personal experience of being "miserably successful" and how important it is for each of us to contribute to the greater whole, in the way we were designed to. She also specifically addresses: What a sustainable life looks like?How baby-steps are what often lead us to our greatest changesHow we can identify, and then start taking, our own baby-steps towards a life that brings us joyHow we ca ...

Self Help, Intuition,

If you need a breath of fresh air to fill your lungs, listen to this chat with Sonia & Sabrina Choquette Tully. They are refreshing, real, authentic and practical. All things you can't help but appreciate!In this free-flowing conversation about spirituality in our modern world, we're specifically talking: What is unique about the upcoming generation of MillenialsWhat it was like to be brought up by a "spiritual badass" - their mother, renowned self-help leader & intuitive, Sonia ChoquetteHow bei ...

Personal Growth, Self Help

In this episode I'm talking through 3 reasons why feeling lost is a good thing. I'm also sharing a little about my personal experience of flunking out of Law School, and now I can now look back and see all the dots join up so perfectly. This episode is for anyone who has ever felt lost at some time or is possibly feeling lost now. It will help you see how you've grown, or hopefully, light a little spark of hope in you if you are currently locked in the struggle. If you'd like to know more about ...

Authenticity, Authentic Life, Life Coaching

I didn't always know the answer to this question. I was attached to my surface identity, and it wasn't until I reached my 30's that I was put in a position where life begged me to address this. I was disconnected from myself, and it got to the point that it wasn't working anymore. In this podcast, I'm talking through my story, as well as how you can start to connect with your Authentic Self and show up in life. I'm highlighting that we are all beautifully, usually, uniquely perfect, and we need ...

Mom Stress, Stress Relief, Self Care, Meditation

In this episode, I'm getting real with Mom, Author, Self-Care & Meditation Teacher Ali Katz about how life can go from Hot Mess crazy, to truly mindful; and what that even means!Ali went from a frazzled Mom, who didn't even realize how crazy she was, to a Mom who now practices a bunch of things to keep her centered. She's kicked her anxiety goodbye and now teaches others how they can step into their best selves and truly Get the Most Out of Motherhood. In this interview we're talking: Ali's pers ...

Coaching, Life Coaching, Positive Thinking, Positive Psychlogy

This episode I'm talking why it's important to consider a Future Vision for yourself. Change is a constant, and yet most of us underestimate how much we do change! If we're not in the driving seat, setting our course, life has a tendency to just happen to us. Here I'm going deeper into:How it's easy to look backward, but looking forward requires us to look insideThe difference between Therapy vs. CoachingWhat life is like when you're on the Offense rather than on the DefenceAnd how taking the ti ...

Mystical, Woo Woo, Self Help, Practical Life Coaching

I’m getting personal and talking about my struggle to integrate both the Mystical & Practical sides of myself. I now recognize that it was through finding a way to do so, that I have ultimately been able to find my sense of wholeness. Specifically, I’m discussing: What Mysticism isThe Left Brain/Right Brain divideHow we mainly live in a Left Brain world (and how Science may have screwed us)And how Action is the key to bringing the mystical stuff into the real worldI’ve also got 3 questions for y ...

Savoring, Happiness, Happier, Self Help

Are you ready to amp up your joy? This week I'm talking about how we can make the most of the good things of our life, and use them to help us feel happier. I'm diving deep into tactics that can help us:Use anticipation to create joyBecome mindful in the moment to find more joy right nowHow reminiscing can be great for our psychological healthAnd how joy shared is truly joy magnified.To jump over to my website to learn more about my Executive & Life Coaching head to: www.thrive.how

#35: Imposter Syndrome

Fri Mar 10 2017 (30:49)

What to do When You Feel Like You're Faking It

Ever had that feeling like you're out of your depth, that somehow your success is a fluke or that everyone around you is way more capable than you and you're just waiting to be found out? It's called Imposter Syndrome, and it's way more common than you'd think! In this episode I'm addressing:What is Imposter SyndromeWho is prone to getting itWhat are the downsides to feeling like an ImposterPractical tools & exercises to help you put your self-doubt to beIf you're struggling with feeling like a ...

Self Love, Self Belief, Personal Growth, Self Esteem, Happiness Guru

Shannon Kaiser is on the show! Shannon is my favorite go-to expert on all things happiness. She is the bestselling author of Find Your Happy, Find Your Happy Daily Mantras and Adventures for Your Soul. In this episode, Shannon shares parts of her personal story and how she went from hopeless and lost to happy and thriving. We talk about how she lost her confidence only to regain it, and how she found the courage to step into a life that felt truly authentic despite the obstacles. It's a discussi ...

Meditation, Soul Connection, Soul, Gratitude

I'm getting a little more personal in this episode and talking through what I do to keep myself centered. These are the 3 simple things that I rely on to maintain a connection with my higher self or soul. That is also the part of me that I consider divine, and connected to something much bigger than little old me. It is practical self-help. From this personal riff you'll find out: Learn 3 simple habits that can help you deepen your personal soul connection & help keep you grounded in the day-to- ...

Relationship Advice, Relationships, Marriage, Happy Relationship, Happy Marriage, Marriage Tips

We all want a happy relationship with our significant, but the reality is, relationships aren't always easy! Marriage counseling isn't always an option, and a healthy relationship does take two partners who want to make it work. But if you're wanting some tips on what you can do from your side to help your relationship thrive, I'm sharing 3 things that are within your control here. These 3 simple tips that can help keep your relationship feeling happy, healthy and insulated against the hard time ...

Mindset, Spirituality, Positive Mindset, Life Coaching, Self Help, Locus of Control, Psychology,

This episode I'm borrowing from psychology and talking through a simple concept that can have big impacts on how you approach the world. I'm taking the theory and making it relevant at an individual level to help you foster a positive mindset. I want to help you remember the power you have to create your own life.This is modern spirituality mixed with self-help. I'm talking through the theory rooted in fact and contextualizing it deeply with my views on spirituality - because if I can buy into s ...

Past Lives, Past Life Regression, Past Life, Regression,

I think you'll hear me say "this is fun" more than a few times in here! It really was such an insightful and interesting conversation with Lisa.  Lisa Veit is the woman behind The Modern Magdalene. She is a Spiritual Counselor, Regression Therapist & Speaker. She stood out to me because I have always been fascinated by Past Life Regression.  In our conversation we talk about:  Past Life Regression - and what that even is The healing power of past life discovery Some of Lisa's personal past live ...

Self Help, Self-Help, Inspiration

The world has gone a little loco in the last couple of weeks - well that is how it feels from where I am sitting! And I know I'm not alone in my feelings of uneasiness and concern.As we appear to be becoming ever more divided, I want to put a little break in the political hysteria and encourage you to do three things:Look for the goodCommit to re-centering yourselfTurn your emotional energy into meaningIf we can be conscious about how we are approaching the current political situation, we will c ...

Bad Habits, Self Help Podcast, Self-Help, Self Help

In this week's episode, I'm talking through 4 habits that commonly get in the way of people's happiness, as well as strategies to help get a handle on them. They're things that often come up in my Life Coaching sessions and having noticed a definite trend around these points I thought it is something worth talking too. The New Year is often a time when we think about what we want, but many of us neglect to consider what we don't want. This podcast focuses in on the question of: What do I want l ...

Happiness, Yogi, Yoga, Spirituality

In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Guru Jagat - a renowned Yogi. Alicia Keys has described her style as "modern, relatable, and very doable."  In this interview, we discuss her desire to spread the message of Kundalini to the masses. She does so through RA MA TV which streams her classes online and also in line with this mission, she is just about to release her very first book - Invincible Living.  Specifically in this podcast episode we talk through:  How real fitness incorpora ...

New Years Resolutions, Life Coaching, Goal Setting, Happy, Self-Help, Self Help

It's almost that time of year again - where we all start thinking about what we want the next one to be like.  To help you set yourself up for successful I'm talking you through a 4 part process for planning how you want to approach 2017. Those planning stages are:  Review Feel Commit (Identify Actions) Plan In this episode I'm talking through that process in depth, and using my own 2017 planning to illustrate how it can work.  To help you out in making 2017 a year of intention, success and ha ...

Difficult Relationships, Toxic Relationships, Family Relationships

This week's episode I'm delving into 4 strategies to help you deal with the difficult relationships in your life. Sometimes there are people that we struggle with, yet we just can't avoid. It may be your extended family during the holiday season or your difficult colleague. This episode specifically addresses: How to prepare for being around someone who you find difficult Learning how to Name Your Emotions to Tame Them The Emotion-Word Wheel and how it can help you How to take on a Empathetic M ...

Spirit Guides, Soul Mates, Spirituality,

This episode is for you if you're fascinated by the world you can't see. I had the opportunity to ask Amy Leigh Mercree - the bestselling author of The Spiritual Girls Guide to Dating & A Little Bit of Chakras - a bunch of questions I had about some of this more woo woo stuff. Specifically we discuss: How to connect with your Spirit Guides The difference between our Life Guides & Angels What a Medical Intuitive does, and how they can help you A full rundown of each of our main Chakra centers Ho ...

Soul, Spirit, New Age, Consciousness, Awakened Livin

This episode I'm talking through 5 ways you can get a feel for whether you are living a soul-connected life. So many are us are craving a deeper connection with ourselves and life. I conceptualize that is making the journey from living in our heads, to living soul-centered or grounded lives. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.  to link the the article that inspired this podcast, head to: www.thrive.how/podcast23 or over on Mike Dooley's TUT.com > http://www.tut.com/article/details ...

Burnout, Burned Out, Burnt Out, Stress, Life Coach

In this one I'm talking about the 3 phases that can help you put things back together after you've reached your rock-bottom or feel truly burned out and exhausted. Burnout is no fun, but even when you're feeling low, there are ways to keep moving forward.  In this episode I specifically address the 3 phases of personal recovery: Being Gentle with Ourselves Reevaluating Things Restructuring  When we're proactive and make sure we move through each of these phases, we set ourselves up for a more ...

Life Coach, Mantras, Uncovering Blocks, Life Advice

In this episode I have the honor of interviewing a friend of mine, and fellow Life Coach, Lindsay Preston. Lindsay knows her stuff, and I thought it was about time I convinced her to come on the podcast and share it with you.  One place I really appreciate her expertise is when it come to addressing blocks. They are the things in life that generally get in our way and hold us back.  As well as Lindsay getting personal and sharing her own story of heartache, pain and beautiful growth, we are gett ...

Goal Setting, Dreaming, Hopeful, Hopefulness, Possibility, Self-Help

This week I'm talking about the how essential Hope is in our pursuit of thriving, fulfilling and happy lives.  I discuss: How we can understand Hope Why it is essential to our well-being The simple 3-part framework that talks us through the facets of hopeful behavior How you can cultivate a more hopeful attitude in your own life   For an easy reading blog on my site that you can save to remember these ideas: http://www.thrive.how/i-believe-in-possibility/ To download the free worksheet I menti ...

Authenticity, Authentic Self, Personal Development, Self Help, Life Coaching, Life Coach

This week is a basic introduction to the topic of Authenticity. It is such a buzz word in the self-help and personal growth community, but I feel like so many of us really don't have a good grasp on what it even means.  In this podcast I am: Defining Authenticity, and breaking that definition down Discussing the benefits - why would we even want it?  Highlighting the 3 things that most often stop us from being Authentic Introducing the concept of Expressing vs Impressing Authenticity is a huge ...

Lightworker, Spirituality, Soul, Spirit, New Age, Feminine Energy

I’m honored to have our guest Rebecca Campbell with us today. Rebecca a bestselling author, spiritual teacher, grounded spiritual mentor and soulful guide. Bestselling author of Light Is The New Black, Rebecca has guided thousands of women to listen to the callings of their soul and create a life that is completely aligned to them. Her second book Rise Sister Rise has also just launched! I consider Rebecca to be a personal mentor of mine. I read her first book, Light is the New Black, and it res ...

Self-Care, Wellbeing, Wellness, Happiness, Resilience, Soul, Stress Relief

In this episode I'm outlining why I believe Self-Care is a Spiritual Practice. My hope is that you will listen to this and feel inspired to invest in self-care, feel empowered about how to do that, give yourself permission to do things just for you, and deepen the personal connection you have with yourself.  I specifically cover:  What Nourishing Your Soul is Why Self-Care is not the same as Pampering How to Identify what Lights You Up and makes you feel Alive Being honest about what Drains You ...

Mindful Eating, Self Care, Meditation, Health Coach, Vegan, Healthy Eating

This week I had the honor of interviewing Cassandra Bodzak. She is a Healthy Living Expert, a certified health & wellness coach, a meditation teacher, as well as cooking extraordinaire. She is an all around #lightmaker Her work focuses on people feeling good from the inside out – which I am wholeheartedly on board with! She helps people live their happiest and healthiest lives, through taking care of their bodies and nourishing their souls. She was on ABC’s the Taste and a regular contributor to ...

Happiness Habits, Gratitude, Joyful Living

In this week's episode I've taken 3 tips out of my Thriving Life Mini-Guide. If you'd like to get the full set of 8 pointers, you can download your copy of the ebook by joining my community: www.thrive.how/miniguide I talk about how to really apply these 3 tips to your life and how you can get the most of simple routines and habits and really up your ability to feel happy in your daily life.  If you'd like to make a list of the things that bring you joy, jump over here to read this post: http:// ...

In this episode, I'm giving you 3 things that I needed to hear during the times in my life when I felt lost and confused.  We all have these periods. They are a part of the journey that is life. Sometimes we won't know which way to turn, or how...

In this episode, I'm giving you 3 things that I needed to hear during the times in my life when I felt lost and confused.  We all have these periods. They are a part of the journey that is life. Sometimes we won't know which way to turn, or how to help heal our broken hearts.  My hope is that this episode will: - Soothe your heart, with 3 mantras to help support you through the tough times - Help you feel less alone, as I share my stories of feeling lost in life - Give you guidance on how you c ...

In this episode I interview Business Coach and fellow Podcast Host, Amber Lilyestrom. Specifically we cover:  The personal awakening that lead to her waking up to her potential How to know when you’re ready to make a bold career move...

In this episode I interview Business Coach and fellow Podcast Host, Amber Lilyestrom. Specifically we cover:  The personal awakening that lead to her waking up to her potential How to know when you’re ready to make a bold career move The importance of trusting that you are being guided Why it is essential that you know yourself well How to tune into your Soul and hear what it needs The power of asking ‘Why?’ This a personal interview where Amber shares openly about her experience of being a Ma ...

Energy, Personal Development, Spirituality, Self-Care, Personal Growth, Soul Work

This episode I'm challenging you to look at your energy as a precious currency, and truly ask yourself - how am I using it? I'm asking you to up the accountability and get intentional with how you are spending your time, as well as giving you some guidelines about how to avoid wasting your precious energy.  This episode specifically covers:    Understanding Our Energy as a Currency (precious, limited) The difference between Energy Restoring & Energy Draining activities How to avoid wasting our ...

Intuition, Soul, Intuitive, Inner Voice, Personal Growth, Spirituality

In this episode I cover: Understanding what Intuition is How to recognize intuitive guidance Methods that will help you strengthen your intuitive muscle   We all have an inner voice that is full of wisdom. Sometimes we just get really good at ignoring it. In this episode I talk through my journey with being disconnected to trusting and developing my intuition.  I also challenge you to ask yourself these questions:  Can you remember a time when you heard your inner voice?  If so, When and Why ...

Friendship, Friends, Relationships, Psychology, Positive Psychology, Social Support, Stress

In this episode I discuss 5 things to keep in mind when you're a friend. These are cornerstones of great friendship that will help you become the Best Friend that you can be. They are: *Connection *Questioning *Listening *Trust *Care I also discuss why Friendship is an essential element to our well-being. Research has consistently shown that we are happier, healthier and less stressed when we are have warm relationships that we can rely on.    www.thrive.how www.facebook.com/katesnowise https:// ...

Soul Searchers Handbook, Emma Mildon, Spirituality, Crystals, Tarot, New Age,

I adored speaking with Emma Mildon, the best selling author of the Soul Searchers Handbook. She is your go to girl when it comes to New Age Spirituality.  In this interview we discuss: Crystals that everyone should have in their collection What New Age Spirituality really is How we have both received messages from our parents that have passed away What are her favorite ways to stay spiritually connected   Her amazing book is: The Soul Searchers Handbook Website: www.emmamildon.com Link to her ...

Procrastinating, Procrastination, Personal Development, Self Help, Stress Management, Time Management

In this episode, we dive deep into procrastination. Why do we do it, and how we can we better manage our propensity to put things off.  I specifically discuss:  Understanding how important "Why" is The difference between Should vs. Want To How Procrastination can cause us issues in everyday life Why a feeling of achievement helps The power of commitments Understanding the 1 next step And the idea of the Good Stuff after the Hard Stuff To find additional notes related to this Podcast, jump over ...

Stress, Coping, Resilience, Psychology

In this podcast I discuss how to recognize when stress is too much, and answer listener’s questions to demonstrate some practical coping strategies. www.thrive.how/podcast7   Specifically, this podcast covers the following: The physical symptoms of stress to watch for Psychological symptoms Changes in behavior associated with stress The difference between acute vs. chronic stress That stress is just a warning sign that something is out of balance Help you recognize where you have the power to c ...

Stress, Coping, Resilience, Happiness

In this podcast I discuss some models that will help you understand stress and the process. It will help you identify where you can make changes so that you can truly help yourself. www.thrive.how/podcast6    Specifically, this podcast covers the following: How pressure turns into stress Explain “good stress” and how not all stress is bad Importance of a sustainable lifestyle Where you can focus your energy to make sure you have a resilient mindset How important Energy Building activities are, ...

Personal Boundaries, Boundaries, Setting Boundaries, Self Help, Self Esteem

www.thrive.how/podcast5   In this episode, I was honored to be joined by Jenn Bovee. Jenn is a Psychotherapist, Mindset Coach, Hypnotherapist and Spiritual Mentor. She is also a fellow writer for the Huffington Post. This is a juicy episode. Jenn specifically addresses: Parts of her personal journey, and how she came to learn the importance of boundaries What exactly boundaries are How you can identify your personal boundaries The 3 different types of boundaries Some of the traits of Empaths, a ...

Morning Routine, Positive Life, Positivity, Gratitude

In this episode I cover 5 simple and easy little suggestions that will help you start your day off on the right foot.  If we start the day off well, we are primed for the rest of the day to flow and be positive.  These are small and simple ideas. They aren't time consuming suggestions. I'm a Mama, and not a morning person, so things being simple to achieve in the morning is important to me. Each of these suggestions will only takes a moment.  My hope is that you will find these suggestions easy ...

Personal Development, Spirituality, Personal Growth, Life Coach

www.thrive.how/podcast3   In this episode I've answered an audience member's question - How do we let ourselves "be" in a culture that is telling us that we are not enough. We live in a culture that constantly tells us that we are not enough. How do we approach personal growth from a place of being enough without that being a contradiction? I coach using positive psychology and mixing that with a touch of spirituality. I was drawn to positive psychology because it focuses on our strengths and wh ...

#2: My Story

Thu Jul 28 2016 (37:11)

Spirituality, Soul Seeking, Personal Growth, Burn Out, Motherhood, Coaching

This episode is all about My Story.  To jump over to my website for extensive show notes and links, click here: www.thrive.how/podcast2 Even though I don't like labels (I think we're much deeper than that) I gave it a go. In summary, I'm a New Zealander who lives in Houston. I'm a Mama and have 2 sons, a 4 yr old and 2 yr old. I am married to a wonderful man who happens to be American. I am also a life long soul-searcher and spiritual seeker. I have a Masters in Psychology. I also have degrees i ...

Happiness, Positive Psychology, Spirituality, Soul, Life Coach

I believe our lives are about growth and living up to our full potential. I don’t believe we are here to merely survive, I truly believe we are here to thrive. Here to Thrive: Tips for a Happier Life is a podcast to helping you do just that.  I’m a New Zealander living in the USA. I moved here in 2013 and currently call Houston, TX home. I started my coaching practice out of my deep desire to make this world a brighter place. That is my why. And I don’t think anyone would deny that the world cou ...