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Ep. 3.1 Cait Flanders on Money Healing + Being a Mindful Consumer

How would your life be different if you had a healthier relationship with money? What if you were more intentional about what you brought into your life? As we all recover, especially financially, from the holidays, now is the perfect time to do a bit of healing around money and our habits moving forward. 

So to kick off a brand new season of the podcast, I have Cait Flanders, bestselling author of the book The Year of Less, with me to talk about her refreshing take on being more mindful when it comes to money and beyond.

We talk about why money conversations are hard, how to avoid the money shame and defensiveness, how to celebrate money wins, what being a mindful consumer is and how to do it, the deep work that happens after you change negative habits, the importance of getting outside and connecting with nature, and more. 

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Healing Lessons from 2018 with Artist Nichole Rae

Happy New Year!

How have you been? Have you had some time to reflect on your year? How are you feeling on this first day of the year? Or have you not even had a chance to check in and think about these things?

​​​​​​​Wherever you are at, I've got a special in-between season bonus episode for you to give you a simple framework of some questions and things to contemplate as you close out 2018 and move into 2019. 

And to help me, I've got the lovely Artist Nichole Rae. Nichole is one of my dearest friends (pictured dancing her heart out with me above) who also happens to be an incredible personal healing guide and teaches healing practices on her website artofdailypractice.com. We both teach what we've learned from our studies, but even more so from our own experiences.
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2018 brought us both a lot of - let’s say wonderful healing lessons, and we thought it might be helpful to share our own journey this past year as we help you with your own contemplations. So take a listen as we share three big questions to ask yourself as you wrap up this year and set some goals for 2019.

Spoiler Alert: We hate New Years resolutions. Also a disclaimer: get ready for some serious Minnesota and North Dakota accents. Oh fer fun. 

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Ep. 2.10 Megan Gilger on Slow Healing + Intentional Holidays

It’s the Season Two Finale! And to help us wrap up for 2018 and head into the holidays and new year happily and intentionally, I’ve brought Megan Gilger from The Fresh Exchange blog and online store back on for her insights on intentional gift giving and gathering for the upcoming holiday season, and how to get your family on board.

We also talk about how to embrace this season and transition into winter, and my favorite part of the conversation is about her own healing journey over the past year and finding the joy in a slower and wiser path to health.

It’s such a wonderful conversation, full of good nuggets that I think you’ll really enjoy.

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Ep. 2.9 Post-Holiday Self Care

This week's episode is short and sweet and all about how to recover from holiday celebrations and prepare yourself for the festivities to come. Listen to my top tips for recovering physically and emotionally from all of the hubbub and get insights on how to refuel yourself for the fun and/or not-so-fun gatherings to come. 

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Ep. 2.8 Jason Zook on Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

Life is full of ups and downs. Highs and lows. Triumphs and failures. And while it seems like everyone only likes to share their successes, today’s guest, Jason Zook from Wandering Aimfully, is an exception to that.

Jason is not only one of the most adventurous entrepreneurs that I know, but he helps other budding entrepreneurs be just as bold and confident and successful. And he has this brilliant ability to share his ups and downs and turn them into valuable learning for everyone.

Take a listen as we chat about enjoying the long game of reaching your goals, making personal growth a curious experiment, turning obstacles into opportunities, defining what success looks like for you, investing in long-term health, and more.

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Ep. 2.7: The Gift of Peru

For the last half of October, I had the opportunity to study in and explore the magical land of Peru. And while there is so much to rave about - the ruins, the landscape, the history - I found that there is something else going on there. Something I could try and learn and take home with me.

In this episode, I not only explore fun audio clips from my adventures, but I also share the secret to Peruvian happiness - the power of giving.

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Ep. 2.6: The Power of Travel

Travel is commonly viewed as an escape, a luxury, and sometimes even a burden. But to me, traveling is a vital part of being a part of the human race. Motivated by my recent travels to Peru, the topic of travel is fresh in my mind. And it's a topic I'm very passionate about if you can't already tell. 

Maybe you feel the same way, but to help you think about travel a little bit differently or perhaps give you some permission to listen to your own wanderlust whisperings, I’ve come up with a little list I call 'The 3 Gets and 3 Gives of Travel' list - three things you’ll get out of it and three things you get to give, or in other words, three reasons why the world needs you to travel. I think you'll dig it. 

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Ep. 2.5: Courtney Carver on Simple and Soulful Living

Known for her capsule wardrobe challenge Project 333 and all things minimalism, Courtney Carver from bemorewithless.com talks with us not just about our closets and simplifying, but we also get into some juicier topics of how to be your own health advocate, cultivating inner trust, what do right after devastating news, debt-free living, and more.

We also talk about her new book Soulful Simplicity and her year-long course A Simple Year that is now open for registration.

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Ep. 2.4: Loving without Limits with Dr. Jaqueline A. Bussie

Today’s podcast is a special one indeed. A conversation about probably the most important thing on the planet, maybe even the universe. And that thing is love. 

Dr. Jaqueline A. Bussie is an award winning author, theologian, public speaker, and professor at Concordia College up here in my neck of the woods, Moorhead, MN. In her most recent book, Love Without Limits, she writes about what it means to truly love and be loved, and how to learn to love across differences. 

Take a listen as we hear about Jaqueline’s personal journey of cultivating this love within, how to deal with religious and political differences with those that you love, how to create your own loving and supportive community, and how to move forward when you feel like your purpose and mission is destroyed. 

And one my favorite parts of our conversation is when she shares her experience with getting fired from her publisher while writing Love Without Limits because of the stories of her Muslim and LGBTQ loved ones in her community. How her book ended up coming to be is an incredible tale full of really powerful lessons for all of us. 

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