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#98. Mastin Kipp: Claiming Your Power

Fri Jun 22 2018 (30:01)

Trauma Hacking, Trauma Informed Coaching, Functional Life Coaching,

This one was an awesome full-circle moment for me! Mastin is a number one best-selling author ofDaily LoveandClaim Your Power, speaker and Creator of Functional Life Coaching™ for people who are seeking rapidtransformation in their lives.He has been featured on Oprah's Super Soul Sunday in one of theirhighest rated episodes, and recognized as a “thought leader forthe next generation” by Oprah Winfrey. He’s also a two-time contributor to Oprah’s new book.Mastin has built a highly successful inter ...

#97. How to Be Perceived Well at Work

Fri Jun 15 2018 (17:51)

Leadership Skills, Emerging Leaders, How to Get Promoted, Executive Coaching, Career Coaching

This episode I'm talking Career - and how to make sure you're perceived well at work and thought of as a person with leadership qualities, regardless of what level you are within an organization. I'm sharing 5 super-actionable tips that you can implement to make sure you widen your influence, up your visibility, and are thought of as someone worth promoting. Originally, content shared here was in my Huffington Post blog which you can access here: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-to-make- ...

Mindful Living, Mediation, Presence, Awareness, Mindful Eating

Jodi Baretz had me having serious a-ha moments. Her description of why we should be aware of mindfulness, and the benefits it has for us, tugged hard at my heartstrings.I've known about mindfulness and the theory for a long time, but I've never had someone kind of hit me between the eyes about why I would want to prioritize it in my own life, and I feel like our conversation really did that for me.Jodi is a Psychotherapist, Mindfulness Teacher & Integrative Health Coach, and she weaves all of th ...

#95. How Far You've Already Come

Fri Jun 01 2018 (16:04)

Savoring, Reflection, Positive Focus

Are you very good at looking back on your achievements, celebrating them, and taking stock? Or are you like most of us, and often focused on the next goal or to-do?In this episode, I'm teaching you how to stop.pause. and reflect...because if we're perpetually striving for something else, we're cutting ourselves off from so much of the joy that is already right here with us. -- if you'd like to review Here to Thrive on iTunes, hit here: www.thrive.how/review -I'm talking: ·About how important it ...

Nutrition, Nutritionist

Esther Blum is a Bestselling Author of 4 books on how we can live Nutritionally Healthy and Happy Lives. She is an Integrative Nutritionist and Registered Dietician. She is also an open-minded Momma who has been through a big bunch of life lessons and is now seeing so much of the wisdom which she shares here today. Some of the things we cover include: How eating Carbs at night is good for your sleepHow important our thoughts are to our overall healthHow Vitamin D is more of an issue now due to W ...

Avoidance, Coping Strategies, Procrastination,

Do you have a tendency to want to avoid your problems and pressures, and pretend they're just not there? But do you know deep-down it's not really doing you any favors? I want to reassure you that this is such a common response, and I'm talking through WHY we do it, and where many of us have learned the habit. I'm also running through 5 ways you can start to undo the grip of avoiding your pressures, and start getting shit done. Because we're that much happier and sleep better when we're not walk ...

Sabotaging Beliefs, Limiting Beliefs, Byron Katie, The Work,

What can you do when you know you have thoughts that are limiting you, disempowering you, and making you feel like all around crap?You can start to challenge them. Because our thoughts are just that; only thoughts. They only have power to dictate our experience if we allow them to.Today I'm talking through a model that I find really useful from a woman called Byron Katie, called - The Work. I'll cover how you can apply her 4 questions to your thinking, to make you feel more confident, empowered ...

#91. Paige Davis: Healing Mindfully

Fri May 04 2018 (51:07)

Mindfulness, Meditation, Cancer, Healing

Paige’s story is really interesting. She was the woman who was doing all the right wellness things, yet, of her own admission, was still spirituality starved and looking for something. Then she was hit with a seriously heavy cancer diagnosis. Today we’re talking about her journey through that, and some of the lessons she learned. She talks more about the spiritual and life lessons she learned in her book which is about to be released called Here We Grow.>> Kate's group program, Channel You ...

Intuition, Inner Guide, Angel Numbers

How do you know it is Intuitive Guidance OR your busy mind coming up with ideas? What constitutes an intuitive-hit or a nudge from the Universe?--- Channel Your Chill, my group program is currently open for registration! Check it out here: www.thrive.how/channelyourchill ---A listener reached out to me recently to ask this, and she is far from the first person to bring it up. I can still remember back when I was sure I didn't have an intuitive bone in my body. Now - 5 years later - I consider my ...

Fear, Self-Doubt, Personal Growth, Trauma Recovery,

This is an important, enlightening and super useful information. Becca Reed Smith is a Therapist & Mindset coach. She shares with us here her straightforward guidance, and she explains concepts that most of us find challenging, in very real and understandable ways.We talk about a lot in this podcast, but some of the particulars include:Understanding that Fear is NormalHow common it is to not feel good enough at timesThe importance of stepping out of our Comfort Zones when it comes to Fear + Self ...

Stress, Well-Being, Coping, Happiness, Happy Life

Life is stressful. Perhaps more stressful than ever. But how can we support ourselves and make it a tiny bit easier each and every day?Today I'm sharing 3 simple tips that I hope you'll remember easily, that can assist you in supporting yourself so that you can show up day in and day out, as your best self. To sign up for the free resources and get on the list to be on of the first to know about Channel Your Chill, head here: www.thrive.how/free

Reiki, Energy Healing, Starseeds

Niki is an experienced Reiki Master-Teacher with a really interesting story. She offers both Reiki sessions and also facilitates Reiki practitioner training workshops.After reaching her own rock bottom, struggling with anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts, she was led to Reiki through a series of synchronistic events. We talk more about her journey and I get my Reiki-for-dummies questions answered.I’ve been interested, yet confused, by the concept of Reiki for the longest time. So long, I f ...

#86: Why Do You Get Up Every Morning?

Fri Mar 30 2018 (11:55)

Intentional Living, Fulfillment, True Happiness, Simon Sinek

It's another play it again episode! If you want to live a deeply fulfilling life, you can't afford not to dive deeply into yourself. This episode made a splash when I released it the first time, and it's also one of my favs. It's hard hitting goodness. I'm going deep in these 12 min asking you - What Matters to You? What is Your Why?I'm talking about getting to your core using Simon Sinek's idea of Starting with Why.Here's the blog post I reference of mine:https://www.thrive.how/what-are-you-wor ...

Binaural Beats, Meditones, Neuroplasticity, Female Entrepreneur, Meditation

This episode with guest Tahlee Rouillon is full of magic. It was so juicy, and I was so engaged I totally forget to ask her my standard set of questions!The conversation is one part inspiration and one part the geeky and fascinating science behind binaural beats (or Meditones as Tahlee refers to them). In the first half of the conversation we talk in depth about Tahlee's finding her way to her soul's calling, and how she took anything but the direct route. Her journey is inspirational as it is s ...

#84. Are You Reactive or Proactive?

Fri Mar 16 2018 (20:07)

Reactivity, Proactive Living, Intentional Living

I'm playing it again, because this concept is important, yet super simple. Are you reactive or proactive in life? This isn't necessarily a cut and dried question. Depending on what is going on in our lives we will often slip back into functioning very much in a reactive state, even if we're naturally more proactive people. It's about getting stuck on the treadmill of life and forgetting to step back for a second. In this episode I will talk through ways in which you can get yourself out of a rut ...

Wellness, Green Juice, Orthorexia, Health Obsession

Katie Dalebout is the women behind the podcast and book - Let it Out. She is a woman in Wellness, yet she has been on quite a journey with it. She professes to like a Green Juice as much as the next girl, but over the years her approach to wellness has widened and deepened.As she journeyed through the world of Wellness, Katie also found journaling, and one of the reasons I love her is that she believes that getting to have those real and honest conversations with ourselves is one of the most emp ...

Inspirational, Positive Reminder

This is a little pep talk that you can listen to over and over again. The type of listen that I hope you will come back to when you need a reminder of your strength and of your power.It's for:The days and the times when you feel like life has kicked you in the gutsWhen you feel uncertain about your futureFor soothing your heart when it's brokenReminding you that perfect isn't the goal, you're not behind, and that you're more powerful than you think.It is a positive manifesto, but real, heartfelt ...

#81. April Seifert - Stop Living by Default

Fri Feb 23 2018 (01:01:15)

Live Each Day as If It Was Your Last

Live each day as if it is your last. We hear it all of the time yet few of us really live from that truth. April is different. She has taken this life cliche and used it to fuel her passion for life.April is absolutely awesome. She is a Social Psychologist and host of the Women Inspired! podcast. She believes when we can recognize the precious gift of each and every day, we can start to really push our comfort zones and get out of our own way.She has a powerful story that helps illustrate just w ...

#80. Having Presence

Fri Feb 16 2018 (16:41)

Body Language, Confidence, Amy Cuddy,

I'm talking about the concept of having presence. We all want to be able to put our best foot forward in life, and in this episode I'll cover some of the ways you can make that happen, very intentionally. This episode covers:What Presence actually isAmy Cuddy's (Harvard Social Psychologist) research around PresenceWhen we might want to call on presence to help us get us through tough situationsHow we can hack our own body language to feel more powerfulThe importance of understanding situations t ...

Mantras, Positive Affirmations, Anxiety, Personal Development, Universal Laws

Shannon is my personal guru when it comes to Mantras. She does mantras better than anyone I know. Even though Shannon has been on this podcast before, this time we go deeper into her personal story of stepping out of her picture-perfect life and onto a path less travelled. She opens up about her debilitating anxiety and how Mantra's were one of the crucial tools in her journey.We also discuss:Her super-simple approach to meditation (if you want to call it that)What Mantra actually meansShe share ...

#78. Ask for What You Want

Fri Feb 02 2018 (14:47)

Personal Development, Life Lessons, Self Help, Career Advice, Relationship Advice

This week I'm talking about a simple concept that can have HUGE impacts. Asking for what you want. Too often we assume that people know what it is that is on our heart, but when you step back from the situation, have you ever made sure your hopes and intentions are clear?In this episode I'm talking: About how unconscious beliefs can hold us back from getting what we want in lifeHow communicating your desires is essential in your CareerHow using your words with your partner, spouse or friends can ...

Your Kick Ass Life, Andrea Owen, Life Coaching, Self Help

Andrea is the Life Coach behind the Your Kick Ass Life. She is also an Author of two books, a Mentor, a podcast host and a Mother.We're getting REAL today. Both Andrea and I are talking about the habit-traps we have fallen into along the path of our personal growth and development, and how they kept us down (for a while). We're also diving into some of the 14 Habits she covers in depth in her new book - How to Stop Feeling Like Shit.Those habits include:People-PleasingSelf SabotagingNumbing OutB ...

#76. Dealing with Disappointment

Fri Jan 19 2018 (19:13)

Disappointment, Overcoming Hurt, Emotional Resilience

This episode I'm talking Disappointment. We all face it at some stage in our lives, and in this episode I'm priming you with ideas that I hope will make it easier to deal with.Specifically it covers:Facing your emotions, so you can process themThe concept of Name It to Tame ItThe power of moving towards Acceptance (and not fighting what is)Mantras to reassure a tired heartThe power to be found in releasing your grip on life a littleand moreI mention the journal prompts which are a free download ...

Relationships, Marriage, Communication,

I've got a Man on the podcast to talk to about how on earth we're supposed to co-exist with this other sex! Well kinda kidding, but seriously, kinda not.Robert has been helping people to communicate better, connect and create intimacy in their relationships for the last 16 years. And I am picking his brain.In this ep, a small snippet of the things we cover includes:The importance of creating a feeling of approval in your relationshipsWhy telling the truth is so important, but sometimes scary as ...

Happiness, Happier, Be Happy, Self Help, Self-Help, Personal Growth, Personal Development

What does Happiness look like for you this Year? Instead of piles of resolutions, I think we should take a softer view and look to how we want to live, and also, how we've been living. Are we happy??The Reconnect & Reboot series is about to go live! This is how you can work with me and support this podcast >> www.thrive.how/rebootIn this ep I dive into:The power of writing yourself a New Year LetterHow important it is to soak up the goodness already around youAsking - What have your learne ...

Emotional Intelligence, Personality, Introvert, Personal Values, Psychologist

This episode, I’m in the hot seat! My coaching bud Andrea Featherstone is interviewing me. (see projectself.com.au & the ep. here on Deconstructing Mindfulness for more of her!!) She asked, and I took her up on the offer. And I gave her free reign. I was fascinated to hear what she was interested in talking to me about! This episode includes: -A discussion on what my name actually is-How I got into Psychology-My background as Corporate Psychologist-Why I get angsty around the type-indicator per ...

Elephant App, Habit Tracking, New Years Resolutions, Living the Good Life, Personal Growth, Personal Development, Self Help

I'm talking Habits with the creator of Elephant App, Ricky Cooper. THis is a juicy and personal episode where we dive into how we can form New, Positive Habits in our daily routines, without falling prey to the millions of distractions that get in our way.If you've ever wanted to drink more water, sit up straight or be more mindful, this episode is a must list.We cover a bunch of stuff including:The alarming stats around New Year's ResoultionsThe habit loop that is an essential part of changing ...

Motivation, Personal Growth, Self-Help, Goal Setting, New Years Resolutions

With the New Year approaching, many of us are starting to think: What do I want for 2018?This podcast is full of tips to help you make sure you commit to things that you can stay motivated to achieve. I'm sharing 5 tips that you should consider when setting all goals, intentions and commitments as they will support your ability to achieve great things.I also mention my group-coaching offering that will be going live in JAN! Grab you spot. They're limited!!! www.thrive.how/reboot to read more.

Side Hustle, Dream Job, Personal Growth, Personal Development, Motivation, Inspiration

Susie Moore is an Author, Speaker, Life Coach and creator of the Side Hustle Academy. I think of her as the Queen of Side Hustle's as she's also written a book all about how to Side Hustle called What if It Does Work Out?> I also mention my very own Reconnect & Reboot Workshop Series that will be live in January. To learn more and register, head here: www.thrive.how/rebootIn today's episode I'm really picking Susie's brain. What does it take to be a side-hustler? And how do you get started wi ...

#69. Don't Fight What Is

Fri Dec 01 2017 (23:36)

Acceptance, Self Development, Personal Growth, Life Lessons, Self Help, Self-Help

This ep. I'm getting real with a topic that frequently comes up in my Life Coaching private sessions. This is one of the things that I've been talking about with my clients over the past few weeks, and it's more than a passing trend - it is a life lessons than can help us avoid a WHOLE bunch of suffering. I'm also celebrating a BIG milestone and giving myself a hard time about my accent (taking the Mickey out of myself if you're a Kiwi in the know). So if you want a little lightheartedness, stay ...

Adversity, Gift of Adversity, Mindset Coaching, Potential, Personal Growth, Personal Development, Self Help

Marcus Aurelius Anderson is a Mindset Coach, Speaker & Author. His new book is called - The Gift of Adversity.Today we're talking adversity, and how to start moving forward when you feel stuck or blindsided by life. Marcus has an incredible story about overcoming adversity, but what I really appreciate about him, is how focused he not simply telling his story, but in giving others practical ideas, thoughts and actions to help them overcome adversity in their own lives. Specifically we discuss: W ...

Authenticity, What is Authenticity, Authentic Self, Soul Connection, Soul Self

In this ep. I'm diving into the cliche self-help topic that I have an ABSOLUTE love, yet slight disdain for - Authenticity. I love it, because I believe it is one of the essential keys to living a fulfilling, and wholly happy life. I dislike it, because I think it is thrown around and misunderstood. Today, I'm talking deep authenticity. The stuff when we feel like we're connected and living from our own inner-wisdom. Specifically this ep covers:A definition of Authenticity - have to start with w ...

#66. Tanya Jahnke - Demystifying Feng Shui

Fri Nov 10 2017 (01:03:16)

Feng Shui, Feng Shui Basics, Energy, Home Decorating, Woo Woo, Sacred Spaces

Tanya Jahnke is a Feng Shui expert. She's been doing this for 22 years and I was thrilled to get the chance to pick her brain. We cover SO much in this episode, from how to increase abundance through what you put in your spaces and where you put it, to the importance of having a sacred landing spot. Some specific points included in here: What Feng Shui isHow Feng Shui can be applied to make our homes feel like a true sanctuarySome simple tips to clear the energy in a room or a space if it feels ...

Life Coaching, What is Life Coaching?, How to be Happy, Should I Quit My Job?

In this episode I'm pulling back the curtain and letting you know what I talk to my clients about. I looked back at my clients over the last 12 months and tried to summarize what they came to me seeking help with. I was actually surprised to see 3 themes emerge quite rapidly. In this episode, I'm talking through those 3 themes, or 3 driving reasons that my clients tend to reach out to me and seek Life Coaching. My hope is that this episode will help you understand more, through example, what Lif ...

Self Help, Meaning, Positive Psychology, Fulfillment, Happiness,

Emily Esfahani Smith is an expert on the meaningful life. Here we're talking through how how meaningful life doesn't have to be an extraordinary life. As she asserts, most of us will live a fairly ordinary lives but there is still huge amounts of meaning to be found in the everyday experiences of being human. Emily is author of the book - The Power of Meaning. She is also a speaker, and has an incredibly moving and popular TED talk - There is More to Life than Being HappyIn this episode we cove ...

#63. The Power of Possible

Fri Oct 20 2017 (18:50)

Self Belief, Goal Setting, Big Dreams

This ep, I'm diving into possibility, and how powerful a concept this can be in anyone's life. Possibility is the the thing that drives a spark within us, that ultimately leads us towards action. It is the beginning of momentum that is crucial if we are going to achieve anything, or change anything. It is the starting point. Specifically in this episode I talk through: Why believing in what is possible for yourself is SO importantThe 3-Point chain reaction that possibility can set off within you ...

Mindfulness, Mindful Living, Mindful Kind, Mindfulness Practice

Today's guest is an Unconventional Mindfulness Facilitator & former cynical pessimist.She’s the woman that was ticking all the boxes but wasn’t necessarily feeling that deep sense of lasting satisfaction that most of us crave.Perhaps the best description ever – she felt like an empty coloring book. She’s a specialist in helping people not buy into the sometimes destructive mind-chatter that most of us experience. As she putsit, Andrea helps indecisive overachievers to get clear on their directio ...

Life Planning, Priorities, Time Management, What is Important, Personal Development, Leadership

Most of have a tendency to get stuck on distractions, and sometimes drama, and often the most important stuff gets pushed aside.Today I'm talking about how to make sure the Important stuff (the things that matter most in your life) don't fall by the wayside and become dominated by the things that are nosier and demand your attention more - the Urgent things.Because a life well-lived is one where you're focusing on, and spending your time on, the stuff that matters most. In this ep. I talk throug ...

Mediation, Maharishi Effect, Meditating, Meditation Practice, CEO Interview

Christopher Plowman is the CEO at Insight Timer. He however, is not after any attention. He’d rather let the app speak for itself. BUT I got him talking. I wanted to know about the CEO behind the App, so I asked him a bunch of deep and meaningful questions to get to know him better – cause well, that’s what I like to do.> To download the App, search "Insight Timer" in your App Store <Here I talk to Christopher about:How he struggles with a daily mediation practice (and understands if you d ...

Meditation, Meditation Practice, Insight Timer, Meditating, How to Meditate, Christopher Plowman

This is a two part series. In the first part of the interview, I’m talking to the CEO of Insight Timer, Christopher Plowman, about their amazing App, what it does, what it is going to do, and what those behind Insight Timer are driven by.If you’re not familiar with it, Insight Timer is the biggest little meditation app you’ve never heard of [as the CEO puts it himself in this interview]. More people meditate on Insight Timer than do on Headspace, but it’s all been organic, word of mouth growth. ...

Decision Making, Hard Decisions, Personal Development, Self Help

Life is FULL of tough decisions, but some of us get stuck in the trap of indecisiveness. While many of us want to be rational and thought-out in our decision making, perhaps it isn't always our best option.>> If you'd like to download your FREE 21 Journal Prompts for Self-Discovery head here: www.thrive.how/freeIn this podcast I'm running through some of the research around decision-making, and also getting a little grounded by some philosophical points.>>> Enjoyed this one?! Plea ...

Gratitude, Hope, Single Parenting, Divorce, Joy, Happiness, Self Help

Today's guest is Roxane Battle. She was a TV News Presenter for 20 years, and if you're from the Minnesota region you will likely recognize her from NBC's KARE 11.But today we're talking about the lessons about life she was learning behind the scenes - what was happening after the camera stopped rolling, and how even when life can look picture-perfect on the outside, it isn't always the case.We ALL have our struggles and heartache, and we're talking in this episode about how you can pull yoursel ...

Gratitude, Gratitude Practice, Happiness, How to Be Happier, Self Help, Self Improvement, Self Development

"Be thankful for what you have, and you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never have enough." - Oprah Winfrey>> Enjoyed this podcast episode? You can say share your thanks by leaving a review in iTunes here: www.thrive.how/review <<Gratitude is a simple, yet HUGELY powerful emotion that we can evoke at will. That makes it one of our greatest assets when it comes to wanting to be happy in life.Here I'm talking through 5 reasons why Gratitude ro ...

#55. Shannon Kaiser on Self-Love

Fri Sep 01 2017 (43:34)

Self Love, Loving Yourself, Self Care, Self Esteem, Confidence, Self Compassion

Shannon Kaiser is a Bestselling Author, a Life Coach, and an Inspirational Speaker. She is also the author of the brand new book called The Self-Love Experiment [https://www.amazon.com/Self-Love-Experiment-Principles-Compassionate-Accepting/dp/0143130692]>> If you enjoyed the episode, please leave us a review! www.thrive.how/review <<Shannon opens up about her journey and her struggle with self-love and acceptance in this interview. She shares insights into what really loving oneself ...

Simon Sinek, Legacy, Inspired Living, Life Coaching

This episode is inspired by Simon Sinek and his TED talk on the importance of asking WHY when you're talking about Inspiring others. I've flipped it on it's head a bit and I'm talking about the importance of asking yourself why when it comes to living an INSPIRED LIFE.[If you enjoyed this episode, you can head here to leave a review - www.thrive.how/review]Specifically I'm asking:What do you do? How do you do it? And Why do you do it? Seemingly simple questions, but when you pull them apart a bi ...

Living with Mental Illness, Mental Illness, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD

This is a meaningful and wise conversation that opened my eyes in more ways than one. It made me re-think some of the ways the self-help movement has marginalized those who are looking to thrive while living with a mental illness, and helped me feel more empowered around what inclusive self-development includes.[if you enjoyed this episode, please review us! We so appreciate your feedback. Head here: www.thrive.how/review]Arien Smith is thriving while living with mental illness. He is also a Lif ...

#52. Are you Reactive or Proactive?

Fri Aug 11 2017 (20:24)

Life Coaching, Life Advice, Happiness, Self Help, Self-Help

It's easy in life to feel like you're getting stuck in a rut. It's that feeling like you're often on the backfoot, and just reacting to what is in front of you.In this episode I'm talking about how to start moving out of that feeling - how you can start being more proactive in the way you approach life.I share 3 simple steps for you to take to start moving yourself up and out of the whirlpool that a life-rut can often feel like.I'm also addressing:What being reactive in life looks and feels like ...

Life Lessons, Life Advice, Inspiration, Self Help Addict, Self Help

If you're looking for life inspiration, and a kick of big-picture motivation - start here.Daniel Gefen is sharing big insights, and deep meaning in this episode. He is the host of the Can I Pick Your Brain Podcast where he talks to Entrepreneurial types about their paths, success, and how they've created what they have.Here, we're going beyond the surface level. We're not talking money in the bank, we're talking what makes a truly successful and fulfilling life. What is it that we, as humans, ne ...

Self Help, Overcoming Adversity, Best Self, Personal Growth

Words have the power to create and transform our lives.Taken from the Amazon snip itintroducing her new book, Conscious Communication:Whether we realize it or not, the words we use dictate and control our lives. The persistent messages we repeat can frame our thoughts and trap us into a mind-set that is difficult to break. This mind-set often manifests itself with statements like “I can’t,” “I’m not good enough,” and “I’ll never find the [insert the blank] I want.” Many times, we don’t stop to c ...

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 one g ...

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. To ...

Negativity, Positive Mindset, Personal Growth

Has human's our brains are fascinatingly wired towards searching for, and paying attention to the negative.It does make sense from an evolutionary standpoint that to be afraid unnecessarily and flee a potentially dangerous situation is better for the human race than for us all being too busy looking at the roses to even care about potential threats.But this default wiring can cause us a great deal of stress in the modern day at age. In this episode I'm talking through what this Negativity Bias i ...

#44. Elyse Santilli - Manifesting Miracles

Fri Jun 16 2017 (01:05:23)

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 d ...

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 can ...

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 bein ...

#41. Why Feeling Lost is a Good Thing

Fri Apr 21 2017 (14:31)

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 me ...

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 t ...

#39. Ali Katz - Hot Mess to Mindful Mom

Fri Apr 07 2017 (46:48)

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 person ...

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 tim ...

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 you ...

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 f ...

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 discussion ...

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-da ...

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 isThe healing power of past life discoverySome of Lisa's personal past livesMary Mag ...

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 noticeda 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 less ...

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 incorporates the ...

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:ReviewFeelCommit (Identify Actions)PlanIn 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 happiness, I'v ...

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 difficultLearning how to Name Your Emotions to Tame ThemThe Emotion-Word Wheel and how it can help youHow to take on a Empathetic Mindse ...

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 GuidesThe difference between our Life Guides & AngelsWhat a Medical Intuitive does, and how they can help youA full rundown of each of our main Chakra centersHow What ...

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 OurselvesReevaluating ThingsRestructuringWhen we're proactive and make sure we move through each of these phases, we set ourselves up for a more sustainab ...

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 getting ...

#20: Cultivating Hope & Possibility

Fri Nov 11 2016 (24:04)

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 HopeWhy it is essential to our well-beingThe simple 3-part framework that talks us through the facets of hopeful behaviorHow you can cultivate a more hopeful attitude in your own lifeFor 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 mention to help y ...

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 downDiscussing the benefits - why would we even want it?Highlighting the 3 things that most often stop us from being AuthenticIntroducing the concept of Expressing vs ImpressingAuthenticity is a huge topic, an ...

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 spiritualmentor and soulfulguide. Bestselling author ofLight Is The New Black,Rebecca has guided thousands of women to listen to the callings of their soul andcreate a life that is completely aligned to them. Her second bookRise Sister Risehas 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 resonated w ...

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 isWhy Self-Care is not the same as PamperingHow to Identify what Lights You Up and makes you feel AliveBeing honest about what Drains You at a So ...

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 #lightmakerHer 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 Sh ...

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/miniguideI 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://www ...

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 can start ...

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 potentialHow to know when you’re ready to make a bold career moveThe importance of trusting that you are being guidedWhy it is essential that you know yourself wellHow to tune into your Soul and hear what it needsThe power of asking ‘Why?’This a personal interview where Amber shares openly about her experience of being a Mamma and su ...

#12: How Are You Spending Your Energy?

Fri Sep 16 2016 (17:09)

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 activitiesHow to avoid wasting our precious e ...

#11: How to Connect with Your Intuition

Fri Sep 09 2016 (23:41)

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

In this episode I cover:Understanding what Intuition isHow to recognize intuitive guidanceMethods that will help you strengthen your intuitive muscleWe 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 did you stop li ...

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*CareI also discuss whyFriendship 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.howwww.facebook.com/katesnowisehttps://instagram.com ...

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 collectionWhat New Age Spirituality really isHow we have both received messages from our parents that have passed awayWhat are her favorite ways to stay spiritually connectedHer amazing book is: The Soul Searchers HandbookWebsite: www.emmamildon.comLink to her courses & mor ...

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" isThe difference between Should vs. Want ToHow Procrastination can cause us issues in everyday lifeWhy a feeling of achievement helpsThe power of commitmentsUnderstanding the 1 next stepAnd the idea of the Good Stuff after the Hard StuffTo find additional notes related to this Podcast, jump over to www.thriv ...

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/podcast7Specifically, this podcast covers the following:The physical symptoms of stress to watch forPsychological symptomsChanges in behavior associated with stressThe difference between acute vs. chronic stressThat stress is just a warning sign that something is out of balanceHelp you recognize where you have the power to change thing ...

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/podcast6Specifically, this podcast covers the following:How pressure turns into stressExplain “good stress” and how not all stress is badImportance of a sustainable lifestyleWhere you can focus your energy to make sure you have a resilient mindsetHow important Energy Building activities are, such as a s ...

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

www.thrive.how/podcast5In 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 boundariesWhat exactly boundaries areHow you can identify your personal boundariesThe 3 different types of boundariesSome of the traits of Empaths, and why bou ...

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 things ...

Personal Development, Spirituality, Personal Growth, Life Coach

www.thrive.how/podcast3In 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 what is ...

#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/podcast2Even 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 in C ...

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 could ...