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Ep. 3.8 Overcoming Addiction + Depression with Rynda Laurel

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, I chat with mental health and addiction advocate Rynda Laurel who has not only overcome her own serious addiction and clinical depression, but she now educates others how to do the same. 

She even started her own supplement company called VRYeveryday that has blends filled with the powerful ingredients that have helped her heal on a biochemical level.

Take a listen as we chat about:

  • taking the shame out of mental health and addiction

  • how to stand up for your own healing path

  • how to focus on the positive instead of what you lack

  • how to find community while making big changes

  • and more!

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Ep. 3.7 Coming Back to Nature featuring Rodin Lyasoff

The natural world is reawakening this time of year and so are we as we continue to make our way through the transition from Winter to Spring to Summer.

And it's the perfect time to reintroduce ourselves with the nature around us and be more prepared and intentional about connecting with the outdoors right now and in the months to come.

To help get us inspired about making the outdoors more a part of our way of life, this episode features a conversation with my dear friend Rodin Lyasoff who shares his experience balancing his career in the tech industry in Silicon Valley with adventuring into nature he loves.

Take a listen as we chat about how our relationship with nature and the outdoors changes over time, the importance of connecting with the nature that is the most accessible to you and your current lifestyle, how to balance our time with technology and our time with outdoors, and how to always have your adventure bag ready.

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Ep. 3.6 Embracing the Messiness of Spring

The coming of Spring is refreshing and exciting, but it can also be muddy and messy, and honestly a little bit overwhelming.

In this candid, unscripted episode I share with you how to:

  • get unstuck this time of year

  • melt and flow and evolve with the nature around us

  • break the habits of what no longer is serving us from Winter

  • get clear on the purpose of this season so we have something grounding us as we move into the usual seasonal decluttering and cleansing rituals

I also share the evolution and growth of this podcast and some updates that will take shape as we all navigate the beautiful and necessary messiness of this time of year.

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Ep. 3.5 Joshua Becker on Simplifying with Families

Decluttering, simplifying, intentional living. All sounds like a great idea, right, but it can also seem daunting and overwhelming. Especially if you share a home with a partner and even more so with children.

Luckily I’ve got best-selling author Joshua Becker from Becoming Minimalist on the podcast to help give us some inspiration and step-by-step guidance on how to jump on the decluttering train this Spring.

Take a listen as we talk about how to simplify as a family and how that can bond you together, what to do when simplifying gets hard and emotional, how decluttering can make space for what really matters like our faith and real connection with our loved ones, and so much more.

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Ep. 3.4 Making Time When You Have No Time

Time. We have turned time into a scarcity, a luxury, and even an adversary. But yet it’s just hanging around, doing the same old thing at the same old pace since the beginning of, well, time. So why does it take so many forms? Why does it seem like a fickle trickster, messing with our concept of what time actually is? What if the problem is actually us and our brilliant human minds?

This week on the podcast, in honor of springing forward this Sunday, I revisit the topic of good 'ol father time. Yes, I've talked about it before on the podcast, but not having enough time remains to be the number one obstacle that keeps people from maintaining a self-care practice.

Take a listen to this week's episode to hear my favorite ways to shift your relationship with time. Let Father Time be your friend, not your foe. 

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Ep. 3.3 Healing Through Laughter with J.J. Gordon + Tucker Lucas

They say that laughter is the best medicine, and today's episode is here to prove that point. I sat down with the gents from the J.J. Meets World Podcast, J.J. Gordon, the charming host, and Tucker Lucas, the witty producer. Not only are these guys talented and hilarious, but they are also my longtime friends that are always fun to be around and connect with.

This episode is full of so many gems on the valuable role humor has during hard times, the universal language of laughter, the magic improv comedy, how to add “having fun” to your self-care practice, the importance of having judgment-free creative outlets, and when to know when it’s time to give your “always funny” friends a break.

You also get to hear stories from what I was like in High School. Let's just say I've come a long way.

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Ep. 3.2 Technology + Body Pain + Healthy Work Habits

Could your relationship with technology be causing your body pain? Could our ever-growing "sitting culture" be dangerous, even deadly?? Don't freak out, but the answer is a big, hefty YES. 

But have no fear, there is a lot you can be doing to counter the negative effects of sitting and desk-bound and device-bound working and lifestyle habits. 

And in today's episode, I give you my top three simple and easy to incorporate tips on making your work life happier, healthier, and more productive. 

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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 We both teach what we've learned from our studies, but even more so from our own experiences.
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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