Earn Your Happy

By Lori Harder

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Get all the inside secrets and tools you need to help you bust through your fears, connect to your soul and get focused and clear so you can elevate your life, business and relationships… Listen in as Lori Harder, founder of the Bliss Project, 3X time fitness world champion, fitness expert and cover model, turned self love junkie - lifestyle entrepreneur and author digs in shares the goods! Each episode is designed to give you the tools, ideas, and inspiration to take action in your life. Tune in for an inspirational guest, a story or a "quickie" of motivation to get you out of a funk or blast you even further on your rockstar journey! Stop waiting until you are happy and go out and earn it! I promise to make sure we have some fun along the way - you can't take this life too serious. It's time to fall in love with the process and take back your control! Oh and please make sure to share the episodes that give you goosebumps and leave us a review!

Episode Date
594. Success Comes When You Believe This One Thing
18:39

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Believing that you can’t make a bad decision
  • Why you shouldn’t regret your decisions
  • The lessons you can learn from past decisions

 

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Show Notes:

Whenever we’re making decisions, we tend to get stuck on one big fear: Making the wrong decision. You have to train yourself to believe that you can’t make a wrong decision, as crazy as it sounds. You won’t always make perfect decisions, but looking back you can always find value in whatever decision you’ve made, so don’t put so much pressure on yourself to have the perfect outcome when you can’t control the outcome.

Sep 17, 2020
593. Q+A: Transitions
31:18

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Finding a middle ground in marriage
  • Deciding what flaws you can accept and not fighting them
  • Not overburdening your relationships
  • Making peace with where people are after your transition

 

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Show Notes:

Welcome back to Questionably Awesome! Today, Evans and I are going to be answering your questions around transitions.

 

Question #1:

@amandaibarkley

Just got married, seriously, today! Evans and Lori, what is your best marriage advice?

 

Question #2:

@micknicknackpattywack

Do I have to leave behind those who don't want/wish to transition with me?

Sep 16, 2020
592. Important Lessons From the Road!
18:38

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Surrendering perfection
  • Being adaptable
  • Asking better questions
  • Being patient and accepting

 

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Show Notes:

When you pack everything up to live on the road for a month, there’s a few things you quickly learn about yourself and the world. We’re visiting friends, doing some business, and seeing some friends. We’re going to share the lessons that we’ve learned while on the road and how they’re helping us in business and life.

Sep 15, 2020
591. Know Your Brand Archetype For More Sales and Customers - with Jennifer Kem
01:06:18

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Figuring out why people behave the way they do
  • Listening to your intuition
  • The brand archetypes
  • Finding your confidence
  • Being multi-passionate

 

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Show Notes:

Jennifer Kem is all about confidence. She knows that confidence comes from clarity and knowing exactly what your brand and message are all about. Branding has helped me so much in my business, and there is no one better to learn it from than her. You’re going to learn so much from this conversation.

 

Question Highlights:

 

  • How did you get into doing what you do today?
  • How do you help people listen to their intuition?
  • What is a brand archetype?
  • How can people find their archetypes?
  • Why are you obsessed with confidence right now?
  • What do you say to people who have too many ideas?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Jennifer Kem is a San Francisco Bay Area-based brand building and leadership expert who gets entrepreneurs seen, heard, and paid for being themselves. She’s the creator of the Master Brand Method: a framework to develop powerful brand archetypes that win customers’ hearts, leveraging Jennifer’s 20 years of corporate experience and her launching of multiple companies.

She uses the Master Brand method in strategic consulting for emerging entrepreneurs, celebrity brands like Oprah Winfrey Network and Steve Harvey, and major corporations including Verizon, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Bank of Hawaii. What she is most passionate about in her work today is her legacy project: Femmefluence, a platform that supports women leaders to fully rise into their influence and affluence, so they can make an even greater impact in the world.

Jennifer serves up straight talk wrapped in love because she understands entrepreneurs’ challenges: She built a retail business and became a millionaire at 32, only to lose it all in the recession two years later. She is now the successful owner of three million-dollar brand-building businesses and the mother of three children.

Sep 14, 2020
590: Action amidst chaos
12:46

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Just getting started
  • Finding what’s most important
  • Doing the hard things first
  • Getting rid of distractions

 

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Show Notes:

There is always a way to figure out your goals, and there will never be the perfect circumstances to start. Sometimes you just have to get it done and put it out there, even if things don’t turn out perfect. That is the only way you will ever carve out time for the things you want in your life.

Sep 10, 2020
589. Q+A: Handling rejection
28:58

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Know the source of who’s rejecting you
  • Having respect for yourself
  • Finding the positive in rejection
  • Looking at the bigger picture

 

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Show Notes:

Welcome back to Questionably Awesome! Today, Evans and I are going to be answering your questions around rejection.

 

Question #1:

@makeup_by_darcy_danielle

How do you handle rejection in the form of someone being overly critical and just ugly?

 

Question #2:

@guelphnetworking

How do you find the positive in rejection? It's hard not to take it personally and own the rejection.

Sep 09, 2020
588: Our Advice on Growing Together with Chris Harder
21:28

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Accepting flaws
  • Taking time daily to put out the smoke
  • Deciding to support each other
  • Shortening the pain of arguments
  • Being aware of your environment

 

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Show Notes:

We have managed to survive 15 years of marriage. We wanted to share our highs and lows, our ups and downs, our goals and accomplishments, and everything else couples go through together. We’re going to share our actionable, tangible reasons that we’ve used to manage to stay together and thrive together as a couple.

Sep 08, 2020
587. You Are Enough - with Panache Desai
01:07:38

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Understanding what is happening in the world
  • Loving yourself for who you are
  • Coming from a place of peace and choosing what you have
  • Being of service to others
  • How authenticity polarizes people

 

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Show Notes:

If you’ve been feeling stressed or overwhelmed, this interview with Panache Desai is going to bring you back down. At the start of the pandemic, he immediately cancelled all of his speaking events and pivoted to assure people that they have the capacity to remain calm and connected during these times. His new book, “You Are Enough,” gives us the secret to finding peace. We talk about accepting yourself as you are while still striving for improvement, meeting others expectations, and coming from a place of peace.

 

Question Highlights:

 

  • What has it been like being in prayer with people?
  • What questions should people be asking themselves?
  • How do we bridge the gap between accepting how you feel now and moving towards something better?
  • How do you come from a place of peace and see results?
  • What work do you need to do around meeting other people’s expectations?
  • How do you filter being a high achiever with making an impact?
  • How do you create a framework for showing up as yourself?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Panache Desai is a bestselling author, thought leader, and business and life catalyst. His loving and compassionate presence, and unique power of insight have transformed countless individuals, organizations, and companies across the globe. Through his gift of energetic transformation, Panache empowers people to break free from suffering and limitation, guiding them into greater states of connection, collaboration, and love. This mastery delivers astonishing levels of personal and professional success allowing them to discover and live a life that is truly without limits.

Panache has been interviewed by Oprah Winfrey on her wildly popular Super Soul Sunday show. He has collaborated alongside Deepak Chopra, stepped in for Rev. Michael Beckwith at the Agape International Spiritual Center, and worked with Neale Donald Walsch, Brian Weiss, MD and James Redfield. Panache’s new book, You Are Enough, will be published by HarperCollins in February 2020. His “You Are Enough Experience” nationwide tour begins March 1 in Austin, Texas and stops in 15 destinations across the country. 

Sep 07, 2020
586. Sales + Connection Hacks - with Rachel Joy
35:37

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • What NLP is and how to model success
  • Stepping into who you want to be
  • Finding your people
  • Recognizing your purpose
  • Overcoming objections

 

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Show Notes:

Rachel Joy is joining me to give you so much clarity on how to navigate sales, how to find your vision, and connecting deeply with your audience. We go over what the NLP model is and how you can apply it to your work to get more customers, more sales, and more CONFIDENCE!

Guest Bio:

Rachel Joy is a board-certified Trainer and Master Practitioner in NLP, EFT, T.I.M.E Techniques, Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Life & Success Coaching. Along with a background in health coaching, personal training, and addiction counseling, Rachel takes a unique approach to generate freedom in her clients' lives. While she focuses on online marketing and business strategy, she stresses the importance of the mind-body connection, and that being the foundation for anything you want to create in life and biz. She is a powerful facilitator of transformational change and certifies and guides other women to do the same, through her signature program, Transcend Academy; an accredited certification program, designed with the high-level support of a business mastermind, and the immersive experience of a spiritual retreat.

Sep 03, 2020
585. Q+A: How to collaborate
21:48

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How to say no in a loving way
  • Finding a win-win situation

 

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Show Notes:

Welcome back to Questionably Awesome! Today, Evans and I are going to be answering your questions around collaboration.

 

Question #1:

@theracheljoy1

How to kindly turn down a collab that doesn't feel aligned?

 

Question #2:

@tamaramaria.ca

How do you approach someone to collab with a win/win idea?

Sep 02, 2020
584. 3 Top Biz + Life Tips
20:48

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How to not settle
  • Communicating your expectations effectively
  • Moving fast on your goals

 

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Show Notes:

We’re all about enhancing both your business AND your life, so today we have three tips that you can apply that will help with both. If you can master these three things, you will be able to crush it in both your business and your personal life.

Sep 01, 2020
583. Build an influential brand - with Rory Vaden
54:20

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How to find your focus
  • Defining the problem you solve
  • Serving your past self
  • Finding your passions
  • How to make money

 

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Show Notes:

Whether or not you have a business yet, you have to get good at selling yourself in something that you love, and Rory Vaden knows all about that. He scaled a sales coaching business up to 8 figures and, at the same time, built up his personal brand. When he exited that business, he decided to teach people what he had spent his life learning: how to build a following, get book deals, book speaking engagements, and impact people’s lives. He’s going to share the exact steps you need to follow to find your message, discover your passion, and figure out how to make money from it.

 

Question Highlights:

  • What is the greatest challenge someone has to overcome in order to become a successful personal brand?
  • What are the steps to finding your own unique strengths?
  • What are the different ways to make money?

 

Guest Bio:

Rory Vaden is the New York Times bestselling author of Take the Stairs and Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time. His insights on personal development, leadership and influence have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, Entrepreneur, Inc, on Fox News national television and in several other major media outlets. As a world-renowned speaker, His TedX talk has been viewed more than 3 million times, he is a 2x World Champion of Public Speaking Finalist, and was recently inducted into the professional speakers Hall of Fame. He is also an 8-figure entrepreneur who serves in his new business as the Co-Founder of Brand Builders Group where he teaches people to build their influence, reputation and personal brand. You can find more about Rory including footage of him speaking at roryvaden.com.

Aug 31, 2020
582. You Can’t Do This Alone! Find Your People Here - with Lindsey Schwartz
41:43

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Being the one who decides how your life is going to turn out
  • Stepping up for yourself and others
  • Surrendering what was meant to be
  • Showing up in a way that makes you proud
  • Making connections with like-minded people
  • Setting big goals

 

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Show Notes:

Your dream may not be big enough if it only involves you. Maybe it’s time to reimagine your dreams and goals and find out how you can stay motivated through those big challenges. This year is not going the way that anyone thought it would and we’ve had to let go of some of those expectations, but chances are that this is setting us all up for something better — as long as we can see it and reach for it. So let’s talk about how you can step into who you are meant to be.

Guest Bio:

Lindsey Schwartz is an entrepreneur, top podcast host, and best-selling author. As a sought after speaker, Lindsey travels around the world inspiring women to get out of their own way and into action around their big ideas, and helping them create the careers they’ve always dreamed of.

After seeing numerous women in her life stop short of pursuing their own entrepreneurial dreams because of fear and self-doubt, she saw the need for more honest conversations about the ups & downs of entrepreneurship in order to show women that they don’t have to have it all together to get started. From there, the Powerhouse Women community, annual event, and podcast were born, with the motto that we're not meant to do business (or life) alone!

Aug 27, 2020
581. Q+A: How do you stay motivated in your current job when you want to work towards something else?
31:19

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Reframing daily
  • Treating every relationship as important
  • Starting new habits

 

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Show Notes:

Welcome back to Questionably Awesome! Today, Evans and I are going to be answering your questions around working towards something new.

 

Question #1:

@stephzagordo28

How do you stay motivated in your current job when you want to work towards something else?

 

Question #2:

@chelsey.bird

What do you know now that you wish you had known when starting your business?

 

Question #3:

@dandi2901

Best way to keep or make new habits when you have like 10 you want to start or change?

Aug 26, 2020
580. How to know if you have a good business idea
17:03

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Being excited for the problem you are solving
  • Starting a business with scaling in mind
  • Doing your research

 

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Show Notes:

The number one question we get from the hundreds of entrepreneurs we have coached over the past several years is “How do I know if my idea would make a good business?”. You can have a ton of good ideas—and they could all be equally good—but you can only ever chase one at a time. You have to invest into one so far and so deep that it has enough momentum to run on its own so you can invest the momentum, the income, and the lessons learned from that into the second idea. We’ve developed a framework for evaluating your ideas to find out which is the right fit before you dedicate your all to it.

Aug 25, 2020
579. Be Seen, Get on TV + Become a Super Connector - with Jen Gottlieb & Chris Winfield
01:05:41

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Why now is the time to get your message out there
  • The power of showing up confidently as yourself
  • How to prepare your mindset for appearing in media
  • Why you need to share your story
  • Focusing on gratitude
  • Why perfection is overrated

 

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Show Notes:

Jen Gottlieb and Chris Winfield are two incredible human beings — and they have a challenge for you. These two are always teaching actionable things that you can see immediate results from, so I suggest you step up to their challenge and see where it takes you. Making connections with people that matter is the number one way I have built every single business, along with my willingness to ask and to show up for myself, and this episode is about becoming the ultimate connector — but you can’t do that unless you address your confidence first.

 

Question Highlights:

  • What do you guys do?
  • Where did the “Be on TV” Challenge come from?
  • What is the mindset like after you’re on TV?
  • Why is it important to get your story out into the world?
  • What challenges have you gone through in your business?
  • How do you get involved in the “Be on TV” Challenge?
  • What are you excited for most right now?

 

Guest Bio:

Renowned "Super Connectors" and Communication Experts Chris Winfield and Jen Gottlieb are co-founders of the multimillion-dollar company Super Connector Media, which helps people foster connections and relationships that matter.

The powerful business and life partner duo, whom Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop recently named among "11 Professionals Helping People Find More Satisfying , Successful Careers", are on a mission to empower people to cultivate in-person connections and relationships and find more fulfillment in their personal and professional lives.

Aug 24, 2020
578. 5 things she did to 4x her business - with Jenn Kennedy
37:13

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How important your tribe is
  • How all businesses solve people’s problems
  • Asking for what you need
  • Staying in your gifts
  • The importance of being flexible

 

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Show Notes:

On today’s “quickie” episode, I have a special guest, Jenn Kennedy! Two years ago, she didn’t know what the word “entrepreneur” really meant, but she became one through the process of helping people. As she went through the journey of losing weight and improving her health, she documented the whole process and was hit up with questions constantly. Before she knew what she was getting into, she had a coaching business. We’re going to share five tips that entrepreneurs need to do to up-level in their business.

Guest Bio:

Jenn Kennedy is an entrepreneur, coach, speaker, and CEO of Impact to Income. 

Jenn became an entrepreneur simply by helping people. As she documented her health and weight loss journey, women started asking her for help. She started teaching and helping women finally lose weight and heal their relationship with food. Before she knew it, she had a business. As her nutrition coaching business quickly grew, she closed the door to her 8-year career as an elementary teacher and principal in training.

Just over a year later, after watching online coaches struggle with making the money and impact they were meant for, she built Impact to Income. Now, she teaches and mentors coaches and entrepreneurs to grow their impact, scale their income as a result, and live the life they dream of.  

In just a year, she has scaled her business to a half a million dollars and has impacted hundreds of men and women across the world. The foundation of her success continues to be built on her bulletproof mindset, her relentless drive to impact people’s lives, and her daily practice to have more fun.

She fully believes that we are all here to create an impact in the world. She’s on a mission to guide men and women to live in their true personal and financial power and live the life they dream of.

Aug 20, 2020
577. Q+A: Stop fearing your calling
30:34

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Facing your fear
  • Applying your energy to the most important things
  • Listening to the universes’ nudges
  • Finding the motivation that works for you

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Welcome back to Questionably Awesome! Today, Evans and I are going to be answering your questions around reaching for your calling.

 

Question #1:

@Marissa.hamon

How to tell if you're about to take on too much or playing small from fear of taking on too much?

 

Question #2:

@aimeepell

How do you know if God is calling you to something and it's not just you wanting it really bad?

Aug 19, 2020
576. Become a master negotiator
25:16

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The way men and women think of negotiating differently
  • Expecting to negotiate
  • Not taking the first offer
  • Being nice but certain
  • Finding leverage points
  • Knowing when to walk away

 

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Show Notes:

To be successful in life and in business, you have to be a negotiation machine. The first offer you get is never the offer the other person is expecting to give. They are waiting for negotiation. In this episode, we give you the seven steps to know the art of negotiation.

Aug 18, 2020
575. Reach BIG goals with these 5 things - with Aisha Marshall & Des Dickerson
01:08:06

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Doing what feels good and fun
  • Getting around people who are doing what you want to do
  • Growing personally to grow your business
  • The importance of constant learning
  • Getting used to hearing “no”
  • Setting up systems for effective scaling
  • Being true to yourself and your brand

 

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Show Notes:

Meet the team that’s behind the logo, branding, and marketing for my new beverage company Lite Pink, Aisha Marshall and Des Dickerson. These women are some of the most talented and gifted I have ever met, and we’ve been having an amazing time collaborating. We talk all about how we’ve grown from this relationship, the genius behind their business and marketing, how their experience in our Fast Foundations program that helped them grow and scale their business, and the five secrets they learned to scale effectively. The things they share are going to blow your mind.

 

Question Highlights:

 

  • Did you have an a-ha moment working with me and Lite Pink?
  • What were you thinking when you joined our Fast Foundations mastermind?
  • What are the five tips for scaling your business?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Des Dickerson

VP, PUBLIC RELATIONS AND DIGITAL MARKETING

Des has an eye and passion for production. She has worked behind the scenes of major TV shows and networks such as The Dr.Phil Show, Lifetime, HGTV, and YouTube. Des knows what is visually appealing to an audience. This is why creating successful marketing campaigns and visually appealing digital content is her forte. Podcast and video production is her niche, and she loves being able to bring a clients vision into an audio/visual reality.  When Des isn’t working behind the scenes, she loves kickboxing and photography.

 

Aisha Marshall

VP, BRANDING AND DIGITAL MARKETING

Creativity and Aisha go hand in hand. Having worked in creative development and its impacts on digital strategy, she has adopted a special niche for finding the most unique visuals for clients. Aisha is an Arizona State alumni, having a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication and a Juris Doctor from ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Aisha was also a former  ASU Spirit Leader, and she still enjoys dancing in her free time.

Aug 17, 2020
574. Faith happens when you leap without proof
15:19

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Resetting your expectations
  • Create a belief of protection and inevitability
  • Leaning into pain and rejection
  • Taking a leap of faith

 

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Show Notes:

What does it mean to go all-in on your vision—and what’s missing in your life that’s preventing you from doing it? The thing that’s stopping you isn’t going to surprise you, but when you look closely at it, you’ll realize that it may not be coming from the place you thought it was. And the way through is to have a little faith that things will work out if you just keep going.

Aug 13, 2020
573. Q+A: Boundaries FREE you to live your dreams
41:31

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Showing up in public
  • Dealing with people’s high expectations
  • Getting clear on commitments and expectations
  • Making a family agreement

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Welcome back to Questionably Awesome! Today, Evans and I are going to be answering your questions around growth and hope.

 

Question #1:

@_patriciagarner

What are the best ways to set boundaries with people who have high expectations of you?

 

Question #2:

@melissas72

How do you set boundaries around family members when it may cause tension in the family?

Aug 12, 2020
572. Is it ok to display joy and do business during tough times?
26:26

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How sharing your joy serves the world
  • Finding joy in any moment
  • The ripple effects of sharing joy

 

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Show Notes:

We’ve had some big losses in our life recently, and it’s forced us completely into reframing mode. With all that’s going on we have to ask, is it okay to display love and happiness during tough times? Joy is our default, and we believe that it is of value to show others that they can operate with a default towards joy as well. We break down why you OWE it to the world to show joy when it needs it most.

Aug 11, 2020
571. Going ALL IN with Real Housewife Teddi Mellencamp
57:50

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Needing connection more than ever
  • Finding out what makes you happy
  • Having commitment over motivation
  • How to accept feedback and filter it
  • Being true to yourself
  • Writing down your ideas

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Whether you love or hate the show Real Housewives, you have definitely heard of it. And that probably means you’ve heard of today’s guest Teddi Mellencamp. We met at a personal development conference a few years ago and I learned about her health program, ALL IN by Teddi. Her current profession as an accountability coach and fitness influencer arose from her desire to help others achieve healthier lifestyles after discovering a tried-and-true way to unleash your best self. We talk about the different things that she’s dealt with while filming the show, the different life challenges we are facing right now, and how you can have a strong backbone and get clear about what’s important right now, and how to keep moving forward no matter what.

 

Question Highlights:

  • How is the pandemic we’re going through now going to affect the way you make decisions moving forward?
  • What are the conversations like in your household?
  • Does your mind compartmentalize all of your accomplishments?
  • What is true for you around purpose or creating purpose?
  • How has seeing people change during your program changed you?
  • What’s a strength that has moved you forward in your life?
  • What’s on the other side of being authentic?
  • How do you decide what is good feedback and what isn’t?
  • How do you filter the criticism and feedback you get?
  • How do you detach yourself from other people’s opinions?
  • What is one of the biggest learning lessons for you?

 

Guest Bio:

Born in Bloomington, Indiana and raised in Hilton Head Island, SC, Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave made a name for herself at a young age as a competitive equestrian, later incorporating that fierce competitive drive and spirit into her current profession as a much sought out lifestyle and accountability coach, as well as tackling the ups and downs of filming The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Teddi’s love of horses and the sport of equestrian started at the age of 4, as she soon found herself traveling all around the country to compete in various prestigious horse shows with the venerable Don Stewart Stables. She quickly rose through the ranks to be awarded several national championships, culminating with Teddi winning the stakes class at Madison Square Garden in her final year competing as a Junior.

Teddi relocated to Los Angeles at 17 where she worked at CAA and UTA before returning to her passion of equestrian riding and training. In 2009, she was named World Champion Hunter Rider winner as an emerging professional. But after having kids, Teddi went from professional to amateur and currently competes on horses owned by Balmoral Farms; in 2016 she was named Reserve Champion World Champion Hunter Rider in the Adult Hunters category.

Teddi’s current profession as an accountability coach and fitness influencer arose from her desire to help others achieve healthier lifestyles after discovering a tried-and-true way to unleashing your best self. Struggling with a fluctuating weight her entire life, Teddi found after her second pregnancy and 80lb gain that the weight didn’t come off as easily as it once did. Her riding career had taken a backseat to motherhood and the life/ work balance just wasn’t there for her. She realized that she needed to change her lifestyle, find her passion and really hold herself accountable for her actions to develop a healthier way of living.

All IN by Teddi first started out as Teddi reviewing various fitness classes in the Los Angeles area on Instagram. As she worked to get fit, her following grew and her purpose quickly morphed into Teddi giving fitness advice and urging her followers to become the best versions of themselves possible through self-accountability. While not a certified fitness instructor or nutritionist, Teddi developed a program that gets results for anyone and works with her clients to see them through their struggles to become happier and healthier. All IN has become the next burgeoning lifestyle brand, with Teddi now managing 40 coaches, all of whom have gone through the program, with a roster of clients across the US and Canada in the 1000s and a continual waitlist. More information on All IN can be found at www.allinbyteddi.com

When she’s not being a super mom or changing lives, Teddi can also be seen on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, with her third season due to air this spring. After one season on the show, Teddi instantly connected with the fans due to her strength, positive attitude, and willingness to be open and truthful with her struggles. Not only did this help with her growing business, but it also led to Teddi’s rise as a social media influencer, going from 10K Instagram followers to over 500K in the course of a year, and now over 800K.

In 2019 Teddi launched her podcast with iHeartRadio, Teddi Tea Pod. Each episode centers around a different topic that Teddi deep dives into, from open marriages to motherhood and relationships, featuring experts on the subjects to answer all of her burning questions.

Teddi and her husband Edwin Arroyave, CEO and founder of Skyline Security Management, Inc., live in Los Angeles and have three children: daughter Slate, son Cruz, and in February welcomed a baby girl. Teddi is also a stepmother to Isabella, Arroyave’s daughter from a previous relationship.

Aug 10, 2020
570. 2 Best marketing tips
14:14

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Letting people know how you can help them
  • Consistency over time and in your voice
  • Building a plan, schedule, and core values
  • Letting people know how you can help them

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Let’s talk about two things that are going to help you in your personal brand, your coaching brand, or your business—and they’re both around marketing. If nobody hears about your product, nobody is going to buy it. Get your message out there to the right people and you will see MASSIVE success in everything that you do!

Aug 06, 2020
569. Q+A: Focus on what you want to feel
29:23

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Eating the frog
  • Make a plan for taking small action steps
  • Planning things that bring you joy
  • How resistance is worse than fear
  • Focusing on one thing at a time



Resources:



Show Notes:

Welcome back to Questionably Awesome! Today, Evans and I are going to be answering more of your questions around growth and hope.

 

Question #1:

@lauren.racz

How do you stay high energy when things seem to be piling up?

 

Question #2:

@kokimexi

How do I dare to be the face of an organization when I am so comfy in the background still in charge?

Aug 05, 2020
568. How to be a ninja problem solver
24:50

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Going through problems instead of navigating around them
  • The importance of problem-solving
  • How to see solutions to problems
  • How to become a better problem solver

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Being a master problem solver is a superpower like no other. You can spend all of your time trying to avoid problems, but when they inevitably come up that ability to choose the best solution is what’s going to make or break your life and your business. And the best part? It’s something that can be learned. We’re going to outline how you can learn to become a better problem solver and find the best outcome for any hurdles you face.

Aug 04, 2020
567. Affirmations as a business strategy - with Anna Lozano & Lindy Sood
01:02:55

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Rewiring our subconscious mind through affirmations
  • Canceling out negative self talk
  • The challenges and benefits of working with a business partner
  • Getting your startup going
  • Being authentic to yourself
  • Doing the work before you can set realistic goals
  • Getting your product to the right person
  • Tapping into your uniqueness
  • Letting go of what you can’t control

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Anna Lozano and Lindy Sood are the co-founders and CEOs of Love Powered Co., a company on a mission to empower leaders and make affirmations a common practice across the world. It’s not just about the affirmations though—we talk all about getting out there and starting your business, what it looks like to scale a dream, and how it feels working together as partners.

 

Question Highlights:

 

  • What is it that your business does?

 

  • What’s an old story that keeps coming up for you and what affirmations do you use to get over it?
  • How did you two partner together?
  • How did you bring this business from idea to concept to reality?
  • How do you get the ball rolling on your business?
  • How did you know what your core idea was and how did you talk it over?
  • How do you have conversations about your business goals?
  • How are you differentiating yourself from other products?
  • What is the big vision for your company?
  • What do people need to know about building a business?

 

Guest Bio:

Anna Lozano and Lindy Sood are the founders and CEOs of Love Powered Co., the affirmations company. They are moms on a mission to power the next generation of mindful leaders and make I AM affirmations come into practice in homes across the world. Their affirmations have been seen on the Marilyn Denis Show, Breakfast Television, Fox News, and enjoyed by influencers and celebrities including Sarah Landry of The Birds Papaya, Jaime King, Jully Black, Cheryl Hickey, amongst many others!

Aug 03, 2020
566. How to renegotiate what doesn't work for you
18:23

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How to tell the areas you need to renegotiate
  • Recognizing resistance
  • How tolerance = agreement
  • Finding out where to start

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

We are all negotiating the terms of our life every day, whether we realize it or not. In our relationships, in our work life, with our bosses, with our spouses, with our friends, and with our beliefs. Let’s take a look at our lives and identify the areas where maybe we’re not too happy with the terms and could use some renegotiating!

Jul 30, 2020
565. Q+A: Getting out of a slump
32:44

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Pulling yourself out of a pity party
  • How to find + build strength in hard times
  • Not running from growth
  • How challenge leads to growth

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Welcome back to Questionably Awesome! Today, Evans and I are going to be answering your questions around growth and hope.

 

Question #1:

@jractrempe

How do you pull yourself out of a pity party?

 

Question #2:

@liveyourcapacity

Ideas on strengthening your faith muscle when times are low?

Jul 29, 2020
564. What if 2020 is the year of perfect vision?
19:03

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Stripping away everything that’s distracting us
  • Rethinking what you want
  • Optimizing your time

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

2020 means perfect vision—or a bus on fire going off a cliff, depending on how you look at it. But in 2008, when everything was being stripped away from us, I had no option but to look inward and dig deep into what we were supposed to do. There are so many similarities today to that time, except that we are all experiencing that across the entire world. Let’s try and reframe this challenging time and try to make the best of it.

Jul 28, 2020
563. Change brings power - with Monica Berg
01:01:53

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Dealing with fear instead of letting it hold you back
  • Challenging your belief systems
  • Learning to love yourself
  • Knowing when to leave your partner
  • Having illusions of who you’ll be in a relationship
  • Learning each others communication styles
  • Growing your relationship to its ultimate potential



Resources:



Show Notes:

The models that we’ve had in the past for loving ourselves, loving our family, and loving our lives have completely changed. In her latest book, “Rethink Love,” Monica Berg challenges everything we know about our belief systems around love and relationships. The more perspective that you can have, the more powerful you are in your life and the more connected you feel.

 

Question Highlights:

  • Are you using a lot of the tools you came up with in your first book?
  • What if people feel like fear is a part of their personality?
  • Why did you focus on love for your latest book?
  • When do you know that it’s time to leave a relationship?
  • How do you move from fear to possibility?

 

Guest Bio:

Monica Berg is a CHANGE JUNKIE and she wants to challenge the way you think about EVERYTHING.

In her first book, FEAR IS NOT AN OPTION, she challenged readers to eradicate fear from their lives. In her latest book, RETHINK LOVE, she uses years of personal experience teaching and counseling to eradicate false belief systems around love and relationships.

Monica is a mother, wife, sister, teacher, and friend, who integrates all that she is into her mission and as Chief Communications Officer of The Kabbalah Centre, she integrates her personal mission with this ancient wisdom.

Monica was born and raised in Louisiana before moving to Los Angeles. At 17, she began studying Kabbalah and knew very quickly that this was her path, eventually leading her to the serendipitous meeting of Michael Berg, her now-husband of 21 years. 

During her teen years, Monica developed an eating disorder that grew into a five-year battle with anorexia and body dysmorphia. With her recovery came a better understanding of the disease and a passion to help others. 

However, it wasn’t until her second child was born that Monica had to reevaluate her own belief system. Her son, Joshua, was diagnosed with Down Syndrome shortly after his birth, which was life-changing for Monica and her family. The diagnosis led to Monica’s credo, “In change, there is great power,” and the choice to believe in the beauty and potential of who her son could become and subsequently who she could become. 

Monica aims to challenge people and encourages them to reframe what they think they know and she’s seen the results of rethinking first hand. Monica learns from her students as often as they from her. “I’m inspired by everyone that I come into contact with,” Monica says, “Everyone has something valuable to share and we can derive meaning from each encounter.”

When she’s not writing, lecturing, or working with students at the centre, Monica contributes her time and voice to Habitat for Humanity and Something For Kelly. While she is passionate about helping all people feel empowered, she is especially committed to organizations that support women, particularly those with a mission focused on overcoming eating disorders.

Monica currently resides in New York City with her husband Michael and their children David, Joshua, Miriam, and Abigail.  Her second book, Rethink Love,  will be out on February 11, 2020.

Jul 27, 2020
562. Question your life often
19:20

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Receiving unexpected bad news
  • The benefits of abundance in tragedy
  • Letting go of panic and stress
  • Doing things that are making you feel better
  • Being present and letting things be easier
  • Questions to ask about your life

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

I’m back! We’ve had some massive life changes over the past few weeks. In previous episodes, I explained that Chris’s father unexpectedly passed and we traveled to spend time with his mother. It has been incredibly difficult, but there have also been so many gifts that we wouldn’t have experienced otherwise. This episode is all about rethinking your life and asking yourself some different questions to put you on the path you really want to be on.

Jul 23, 2020
561. Q+A: Growth
35:40

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Leading by example
  • Knowing when to reexamine a relationship
  • The myth of preparation
  • Trusting that the universe is here to support us
  • Being okay with failure

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Welcome back to Questionably Awesome! Today, Evans and I are going to be answering your questions around growth.

 

Question #1:

@liveyourcapacity

In a relationship how can you make sure you grow together in personal development?

 

Question #2:

@tima922

How do you push yourself to take steps for growth that you still feel unprepared for?

Jul 22, 2020
560. Life-changing perspective shifts
19:49

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Lessons learned from Chris’ father
  • Stepping up and showing up
  • The shifts in perspective we faced
  • How tragedy and happiness can coexist

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

It’s been a while since we last had a He Said/She Said episode, and I think it’s best to start off by explaining why. What started with a quick trip away from our home due to riots that hit uncomfortably close to home ended with an unexpected tragedy in the family, which led to seven weeks away from home. Despite how painful it was, there is a certain blessing that comes with the change in perspective that this situation caused, and that’s what we’re here to talk about.

Jul 21, 2020
560. Life-changing perspective shifts

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Lessons learned from Chris’ father
  • Stepping up and showing up
  • The shifts in perspective we faced
  • How tragedy and happiness can coexist

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

It’s been a while since we last had a He Said/She Said episode, and I think it’s best to start off by explaining why. What started with a quick trip away from our home due to riots that hit uncomfortably close to home ended with an unexpected tragedy in the family, which led to seven weeks away from home. Despite how painful it was, there is a certain blessing that comes with the change in perspective that this situation caused, and that’s what we’re here to talk about.

Jul 21, 2020
559. Real talk about starting a brand and company - with Jenn Jordan + Nikki Lang
59:29

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Not quitting until you succeed or fail
  • Finding the right idea
  • First steps in building a business
  • Starting with belief
  • The benefits of bootstrapping
  • Working toward something bigger than yourself

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Any time I get to talk to female founders, I get super giddy. And today, I get to talk to not just one but two founders: Jenn Jordan and Nikki Lang, co-founders of Happy Lil’ One! When you are building a similar dream together you get a chance at real connection, and that’s what we have during this interview. If you’re someone who wants to think positively or has incredible goals, this interview is all about mindset, the way that you process problems, and how you think of solutions.

 

Question Highlights:

 

  • What is your background and what led to you launching your business?
  • What kept you excited about this company?
  • How did you figure out the details of how to launch?
  • What has changed for you from start to finish?
  • How did you have to pivot during the pandemic?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Jenn started practicing law as a mergers and acquisitions attorney at a top law firm and is currently serving as Senior Corporate Counsel for a rapidly growing startup. Applying the knowledge and experience she has gained from her legal career and mothering 3 small children; Jenn is in her element as Co-Founder and CEO of Happy Lil’ One.

Nikki, a soon to be mother of two, was a top sales performer in the healthcare, aesthetic and software markets for over 8 years before venturing off to start her own business. With an eye and background in style and design, she revels in her role as Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer for Happy Lil’ One.

Jul 20, 2020
558. Fear is just a four-letter word - with Tracy Tutor
54:49

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Learning how to navigate people with big egos
  • Knowing who you are walking into a room with
  • Balancing your own weaknesses
  • Preparing for failure
  • What confidence means
  • Following your intuition

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

I have been a huge fan of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing LA, and that’s why I’m so excited to have Tracy Tutor on the show today. In addition to everything else she does, she also recently wrote a book — “Fear is Just a Four-Letter Word” — all about not second-guessing yourself and developing the unstoppable confidence to own any room.

 

Question Highlights:

  • Where does your confidence come from?
  • What were some of the major barriers that were holding you back?
  • What questions should people struggling with confidence be asking themselves?
  • How do you prepare for things not going well?
  • What does it mean to you to feel confident?
  • What are you doing to help your children move through scary parts of life?
  • What was your biggest “a-ha” moment from writing your book and from being on the show?
  • What is your relationship with fear right now?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Tracy Tutor is a top real estate agent at Douglas Elliman Beverly Hills, consulting with some of the world’s leading architects and developers. She is the first and only female cast member on Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing LA. The show’s twelfth season premiered June 2020 and can catch the show every Tuesday on Bravo at 9PM ET/PT. You can also pre-order Tracy’s book on Amazon and other retailers now. She lives in Los Angeles with her two daughters.

Jul 13, 2020
557. 3 ways to get over the fear of starting - with Ameerah Saine
30:45

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How fear of not being an expert holds you back
  • Tools for getting out of imposter syndrome
  • Being afraid of what your full-time job will think
  • How to get over fear of success
  • Coming back from failure

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

On this week’s quickie, I’ve invited a friend along! Ameerah Saine is the founder of Brunch and Slay and host of the Brunch and Slay Podcast, and she has some knowledge bombs to drop for you. No matter how many times you do something new, fear still creeps up. Ameerah and I talk about three ways fear tries to sneak up on you, as well as three ways to get over it.

 

Guest Bio:

Ameerah Saine is a daughter, sister, wife, and mommy. She is also a friend to many and, in each one of these roles, she displays her "go-getter" attitude, service mentality, and true enjoyment of being a woman and possessing the ability to inspire others. A graduate of Texas A & M University-Commerce, veteran of the Texas Army National Guard, and former Regional Sales Director for Remington Administrative Ser-vices, Ameerah has been recognized and awarded for her leadership skills, and service to her country. With the spirit of service that encompasses her being, Ameerah has set out on a mission to uniquely empower women from many different backgrounds but with similar necessities. Her brainchild "Brunch and Slay" gives women the opportunity to network, and grow, all while being the Fabulous that they need to be. "Brunch and Slay" has become one of the many productions that Ameerah has put not only her creativity, time, and energy but her professional execution, care, and attention to detail have granted her critical acclaim. She currently resides in Houston, Texas with her husband Chad, 2-year-old daughter Denver, and fur baby Harpo.

Jul 09, 2020
556: Start your biz with scaling in mind with David Neagle
01:06:30

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The seven levels of awareness
  • Animal awareness and daily survival
  • Mass consciousness or herd mentality and social media's effect on it
  • Aspirational thinking and acknowledgment
  • Becoming an individual and discovering yourself
  • Being disciplined
  • Experiencing your life
  • Reaching mastery
  • Dealing with self-sabotage

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

We’re going to talk all about scaling! David Neagle has helped thousands of entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals scale their businesses into seven- and eight-figure earners. As I’m going through the process of building my own company, I need to learn all about scaling, and this is like a personal one-hour coaching session that you all get to take advantage of!

 

Question Highlights:

  • What is your day to day right now?
  • What got you excited about learning the seven levels of awareness?
  • What are the seven levels of awareness?
  • How is social media affecting our levels of awareness?
  • What should you do if you want to share your aspirations?
  • What are some of the bonuses that open up when you become an individual?
  • What are some questions to get to the reason for what's going on?
  • Is there an experience in your life that could have gone negative but that you turned around?

 

Guest Bio:

David Neagle is the founder of the multimillion-dollar global coaching company Life Is Now, Inc, helping thousands of entrepreneurs, experts and self-employed professionals gain the confidence and find the right mindset to increase their revenue, turning their endeavors into seven- and eight-figure ventures.

Being in the coaching and mentorship industry for more than 20 years, David has worked alongside other well-known mentors like Bob Proctor and Tony Robbins, and his clients include many well-known people, including New York Times #1 best-selling author Jen Sincero.

Because of the results his clients have achieved, along with his dedication, David’s coaching has expanded to more than 30 countries, and he has been featured on Forbes, CBS, NBC, Wall Street Journal, Inc, Entrepreneur and Fox. He is also the bestselling author of The Millions Within, a book focusing on intention, focus and awareness to build your dream business and life.

Jul 06, 2020
555. How to stand OUT in the crowd - with Ronne Brown
59:16

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Changing your mindset and believing in yourself
  • Getting over a fear of failure
  • The importance of adding value to others
  • How transparency makes you approachable
  • Personal branding vs business branding
  • Being your authentic self
  • Launching a product
  • Collaborating with like-minded entrepreneurs



Resources:



Show Notes:

I had the best time interviewing Ronne Brown. She’s the founder of Girl CEO and the author of “From Mopping Floors to Making Millions on Instagram.” With a book title like that, you know she has an incredible story to tell. On top of that, she has a passion for educating women on being the CEO of their business, lives, and homes, and has had the privilege of helping thousands of women launch and grow their brands on social media. I am obsessed with her and I know you’re going to love it!

 

Question Highlights:

 

  • How did you come into what you’re doing today?
  • What was the shift in mindset that made you realize you could do so much more?
  • What is the science behind what you were doing?
  • What are the secrets to making your brand stand out?
  • Do you recommend having team members manage your social media?
  • How do you build a business brand?
  • What’s been challenging for you in building a product?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Founder of Girl CEO and author of, From Mopping Floors to Making Millions on Instagram.

Ronne Brown is a branding expert, professional speaker, author, mentor, wife and a mother of four.

She has made her mark internationally in the online and social media business with her revolutionizing branding techniques. She went from being a statistic to a success story and turned minimum wage income into a seven-figure salary within a few short years.

Now, Ronne is equipping women nationwide on how to be the CEO in their business, lives, and homes.

Ronne Brown is one of social media's most influential entrepreneurs inspiring and teaching people around the world how to create six-figure incomes, become debt free and live life on their own terms.

Jun 29, 2020
554. Start your passion business - with Dianna Cohen
01:04:41

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Making luxury haircare products accessible and affordable
  • Knowing your customers
  • Finding your why
  • Not being nostalgic about how things were
  • Raising capital versus building community
  • Getting in front of influential people

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

I first met Dianna Cohen at a Create & Cultivate dinner and I was immediately drawn to her energy. She’s the founder of luxury haircare brand Crown Affair, and before that, she founded the brand marketing agency Levitate. She’s so incredibly generous and willing to jump on a phone to help you, whether you’re looking to grow as a business or as a human being.

 

Question Highlights:

  • What were you thinking when you were first choosing what your career would look like?
  • If you were launching your product now, what are the most important lessons you would want to know?
  • What’s one of the toughest lessons you’ve had to learn?
  • How did you go about raising money for your business?
  • What is a question you wish more people who wanted to start a business would ask you?
  • What’s the toughest thing about having a team?
  • How do you connect with the people you need to if you aren’t even on their radar?

 

Guest Bio:

Dianna Cohen is the Founder of Crown Affair, a haircare brand empowering people to redefine their relationship with their hair through accessible luxury products, guidance, and community.  Prior to Crown Affair, Dianna founded Levitate, a brand marketing agency, where she led initiatives for brands including The Wing, Harry's, Flamingo, Outdoor Voices, etc.  Dianna is part of Forbes' 30 Under 20 for the Class of 2019.  She currently resides in New York with her fiancé Alexander.

Jun 22, 2020
553. Audacity to be queen - with Gina DeVee
54:14

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The different archetypes within us
  • Believing in your purpose and your destiny
  • Believing you are the queen
  • Dealing with and examining triggers
  • Balancing manifesting and action

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

I had so much fun during this conversation with Gina DeVee. She believes that within every woman is a Queen, the person inside of her that is poised, clear, and confident. In her new book, “The Audacity to be Queen,” Gina shows you how to reclaim your feminine power, create the life that you desire, develop unshakable confidence, and follow your dreams.

Question and Highlights:

  • How do we let go of that inner victim?
  • What does it look like to find your purpose and get rooted into it?
  • What made you follow through on your new idea?
  • What should we do when we get triggered?
  • What archetype do you fall under?
  • Where do we separate manifesting from doing

Guest Bio:

Gina DeVee is a published author, accomplished speaker, podcast host, business coach and self-made multimillionaire entrepreneur. She has dedicated her career to helping women connect spiritually, start profitable businesses, create wealth from a feminine perspective, and become highly visible so they can make a global impact.

Gina’s own journey from struggling psychotherapist to globetrotting entrepreneur has taken her from the First Lady’s Office at the White House, to getting her Master’s in Clinical Psychology, graduating from Le Cordon Bleu, and founding her growing women’s empowerment, multi-media company and lifestyle brand, Divine Living. 

Her mission is to show women everywhere how to be Queen of their lives. “Within every woman lives a Queen,” Gina affirms, “And only from the position of Queen can you fulfill your purpose.”  In becoming Queen, no longer must women pretend to be anything other than brilliant, capable, and fabulous. The world needs us to own our power, raise our standards, and contribute our talents like never before, and Gina DeVee is here to lead the way. 

Her first book, The Audacity to be Queen, brings together over 20 years of experience in transforming women’s lives through the deep spiritual and feminine wisdom of Queenhood. With spectacular flair, beautiful pearls of wisdom, and life-changing stories of unexpected triumph, Gina DeVee shares the steps, exercises, meditations, prayers, and journal prompts to release all forms of self-doubt and self-sabotage so you can discover the best version of you. 

Jun 15, 2020
552. Words for your soul - with Arielle Estoria
01:02:55

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Feeling the need to be creative
  • Using structure to reinforce creativity
  • How everyone is creative
  • Embracing your passions
  • Poetry prompts
  • Learning to be vulnerable

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

I am obsessed with spoken word poetry, which is why I’m so excited to be talking with Arielle Estoria. Besides being a spoken word poet, she’s an emcee and event host speaker, model, and actress. She believes that we are all creative — we’ve just told ourselves it isn’t practical. She teaches us some tools to try and reclaim our creativity. This girl totally speaks my language. You’ll love everything she has to say, including the poem she shares with us. This is a soul-filling conversation.

Question Highlights:

  • How did you know that part of your soul needed to be exposed?
  • Can you elaborate on creating structure around your creativity?
  • How did you discover and nurture your creativity?
  • How do you piece together a creative, varied life?
  • How do you teach poetry?
  • What are some of your favorite poetry prompts?
  • What is a truth you have learned about relationships?
  • What is a truth for you around business or career?

Guest Bio:

Arielle ​Estoria is​ Spoken Word Poet, Author, Dance Party Enthusiast, Emcee and Event Host Speaker, Model, and Actress​. Her motto of "Words not for the ears but for the soul" stems from her dedication to remind her audience that words are meant to be felt and not just heard. ​Arielle’s first EP, a collection of music and poetry called “Symphony of a Lioness” is now available on iTunes​ or ​Apple Music​. She is co-author of two self-published collections of poetry: ​”Vagabonds and Zealots” and ​”Write Bloody, Spill Pretty.”​ She is made of sass and good intentions and has a deep love for car karaoke, brunch, and flowers.

Jun 08, 2020
551. Dreams die without great plans
10:41

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Being an observer
  • Creating a plan
  • Making the right plan for you
  • Doing the hard things first

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Let’s talk about putting a plan in place. I get that whenever we start something new, whether it’s a business or a new routine or a new diet, we want to jump straight into it and get to the fun part. But if you don’t have a plan in place, I can tell you right now, you are going to fail. It isn’t fun, but it is absolutely essential to getting done anything you want in life.

Jun 04, 2020
550. Q+A: Asking for help
29:52

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Not feeling like a burden
  • How people like helping others
  • Making peace with asking
  • Giving people an out

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Welcome to is Questionably Awesome, where we catch up, answer your questions, and give you some serious knowledge bombs!

 

Question #1:

@marissa.hamon

I sometimes feel guilty or like a burden when asking for help.  How do I overcome this?

 

Question #2:

@marissa.hamon

How to know if you're asking something too big of someone?

Jun 03, 2020
549. Get massive visibility on your brand and biz
24:53

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Why it’s valuable to be visible
  • Where to focus first
  • Engaging in your brand
  • Texting is the new platform
  • Being authentic
  • Always experimenting

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Today we’re going to talk about visibility in your business and your brand. Mel Robbins gave a talk recently about visibility and she said, “If you are not visible daily, you are invisible.” So often we can think that we’re posting in vain or that people aren’t seeing what we are putting out there, but social media is one big experiment when you're just starting out. We’re going to break it down for you so that you can skip some of the trial and error and get real traction.

Jun 02, 2020
548. Get clear by learning your Human Design - with Erin Claire Jones
01:07:09

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The purpose of Human Design
  • How Human Design helps you to understand other people
  • The different types of Human Design
  • Making decisions
  • The different profiles
  • Understanding yourself better

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Erin Claire Jones is incredible. She’s a leadership coach specializing in Human Design, which is a framework for understanding your personality and purpose. I booked a two-hour session with her and I was blown away. She explains my Human Design right on the show, and what she says has given me so much freedom while building my new company and it has come completely true the more I focus on it. This could be game-changing for how you function in the world, in your relationships, and in your business.

 

Question Highlights:

  • What got you interested in Human Design?
  • Have you had people who were extremely skeptical?
  • What are the different types of Human Design?
  • How do different Designs make decisions?

 

Guest Bio:

Erin Claire Jones is a leadership coach specializing in Human Design.  She has been featured in Forbes, Nylon, Well Good and mindbodygreen as well as has been on over 50 podcasts.

She helps individuals and teams step into their highest potential by offering them the self-knowledge and tools to perform at the top of their personal and professional games.  She's consulted for startups all over the world, and built companies supporting executives, partnerships and small teams, to operate more harmoniously and effectively.

Jun 01, 2020
547. You require this kind of challenge to thrive
17:17

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • If you don’t choose your challenge, the world will choose for you
  • What challenges were choosing Lori before she chose her own
  • Focusing on the wrong challenges
  • Setting new challenges that are as challenging as you need
  • Following your challenge to the end

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

What does it mean to choose your own challenges? Instead of letting the world choose the challenges that you are going to face, you need to choose what you are going to face first. If you don’t, the challenge will find you — and it may not be the kind you want. Let’s talk about finding the right types of challenges to pick so you can move forward.

May 28, 2020
546. Q+A: Taking Action
32:22

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Staying motivated
  • Letting yourself feel off but showing up anyway
  • Breaking down what needs to happen to avoid overwhelm



Resources:



Show Notes:

This is Questionably Awesome, where we talk shenanigans, answer your questions, and occasionally drop some wisdom nuggets!

 

Question #1:

@facialfitnessbyjaclyn

As we enter week # whatever of quarantine - how do I get my motivation and energy back up?

 

Question #2:

@50shadesofdanielle

How to put aside overwhelm so it doesn't keep me stuck?!

May 27, 2020
545. 5 steps to get unstuck
16:07

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Having fun and relaxing when you feel stuck
  • Identifying your underlying feelings
  • Rallying support and holding yourself accountable
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Reframe your thoughts around feeling stuck

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

We all feel stuck at some point. Sometimes there are so many directions you could possibly go in that it’s overwhelming, and sometimes a lack of obvious directions leaves you feeling trapped. Being stuck isn’t a bad thing — it’s an integral part of the process of improvement, but those feelings feel so real and you don’t want to sit with them forever. I came up with five different ways to feel unstuck and keep moving forward in your life.

May 26, 2020
544. Upgrade your productivity, body, and energy by balancing your hormones - with Alisa Vitti
01:01:48

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The importance of our monthly cycle
  • Planning around your infradian rhythm
  • Changing your exercise and diet during different times of the month
  • Reducing friction around your schedule
  • Planning your morning routine
  • Manifesting faster

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Alisa Vitti, also known as the “hormone whisperer,” is a functional nutritionist, women’s hormone expert, best-selling author, and the founder of floliving.com. In this conversation, she talks about her journey healing her own health issues — cystic acne, excess weight, infertility, and more — through food and functional medicine, and why it was so important for her to begin sharing this message with more women.

Question Highlights:

 

  • How did this all originate for you?
  • Is it normal for somebody not to have a regular period?
  • How can we support ourselves around our cycle?
  • Is it normal to have hiccups in energy or different moods?
  • Can you tell us about morning routines?
  • How do you manifest faster?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Alisa Vitti is a functional nutritionist, women’s hormone expert, best selling author and founder of floliving.com. Also known as the “hormone whisperer,” Alisa has opened up the conversation about menstruation while helping and inspiring women to tap into their inner wisdom and feel good all month long.

As a student at John Hopkins, Alisa Vitti was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS. When her physicians gave her only band-aid solutions to manage it, she realized that she needed a more organic solution.  Determined to take matters into her own hands she turned to food and functional nutrition to get to the root of her issues. It worked, and on many levels. After healing herself of cystic acne, excess weight, infertility, and normalizing her period, Alisa made it her mission to help other women to do the same.

Alisa founded FLO Living in 2002. At that time, it was called Laughing Sage Wellness, and it was a brick and mortar women’s health center in New York City. Alisa’s classes and one-on-one coaching taught women how to achieve regular periods, how to heal from menstrual disorders such as PMS, PCOCS, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, and fibroids, and how to optimize fertility and heal symptoms of perimenopause or premature hormonal aging. Alisa created the WomanCode System to teach women how to balance their hormones with food and lifestyle changes.

Demand for the FLO protocol and classes grew so much that the center was constantly booked, and to meet the demand Alisa transformed her wellness practice into the first-ever online hormone health center to help women around the world. FLO Living has since helped thousands of women in more than 216 countries for over 14 years.

Alisa is also the author of the best selling books, WomanCode and In the FLO: Unlock Your Hormonal Advantage and Revolutionize Your Life (Harper Collins 1/28/20), public speaker and creator of the period tracker app MyFLO. MyFLO is the first-ever functional medicine based period tracking app that helps users track symptoms and know what to do to become symptom free. She has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, has a web series on Lifetime, and has been a regular contributor for CBS, Fox, Shape, Women’s Health, MindBodyGreen, and the Huffington Post. She has served on the Yahoo Health advisory board and is a member of the Well & Good Wellness Council. She is also an advisor to several health and health tech startups.  She has presented at TEDx, Talks@Google, Summit Series Outside, Hay House, WIE Symposium, and SHE Summit.

Alisa lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.

May 25, 2020
543. 13 things strong people avoid
29:33

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Not feeling sorry for yourself
  • Holding on to your control
  • Embracing change
  • Focusing on what you can control
  • Not worrying about pleasing everyone
  • Taking risks
  • Avoiding mistakes
  • Celebrating others’ success
  • Using failure as a guide
  • Not being afraid of being alone
  • The world not owing you anything
  • Being patient for results

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

I recently read a Forbes article called "Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid" and it was just the kick in the ass I needed. This is a bit of tough love, but it will help you break away from the habits that are really holding you back from your greatest mental strength. The more I lean into my mental strength, the more in awe I am at what I’m capable of, and I want that for you as well.

May 21, 2020
542. Q+A: Connection
26:42

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The individual ways we’re all weird
  • How social distancing affects connection
  • Connecting with your partner when you’re together all the time

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Welcome to Questionably Awesome, where your two favorite quarantinis goof off and get real. This week we’re answering your questions about connection.

 

Question #1:

@ellieparvin

How do you think the habit of social distancing will effect connection in the future?

 

Question #2:

@marissa.hamon

How to deeply connect with your partner when you're already around then all the time?

May 20, 2020
541. Relaunch your life exactly how you want
17:34

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Making a re-opening plan
  • Listing the things you want to be doing and the things you don’t
  • Having great days that lead to a great life
  • Saying no more

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

We’re going to talk about the Great Re-opening — and what that re-opening is going to look like for you personally. This has been a time for everyone to look at what’s working and what’s not, and some of you have been able to stop doing things you didn’t like doing back when the world was “normal.” So as we take the steps to return to a new normal, take the time to make sure your re-opening plan doesn’t trap you into doing something you don’t want to do.

May 19, 2020
540. Growing multi-million dollar dreams (w/ Dry Bar founder) - with Alli Webb
59:41

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Deciding on a business idea
  • Creating something entirely new
  • Growing as a person as you grow your business
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Showing up in your relationships

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

I’ve wanted to interview today’s guest since I first considered starting a podcast. She’s impacted so many women’s lives, whether directly or through the ripples that her influence has had. Alli Webb is the founder of Drybar and Squeeze. If you are someone with a dream to start your own business, this is the podcast for you, because she will make you believe it is tangible, and she will show you how you can make it happen.

Question Highlights:

  • What made you decide to follow through with the idea for Drybar?
  • How do you get people to buy into an idea?
  • What is the biggest shift between you from when you started your business to now?
  • What have you learned to help you move through conflict in your relationships?
  • What is a question that you wish more people would ask you?
  • What is making you happy in your relationships today?

Guest Bio:

Alli Webb is an Entrepreneur, N.Y. Times Bestselling Author, Founder of Drybar, and co-founder of Squeeze. After spending 15 years as a professional hairstylist, Webb left the professional hair industry in 2005 to start a family but decided to find a way to continue pursuing the creative side of hairstyling at a new-mom pace. She began offering affordable in-home blowout services to her mommy friends, which quickly expanded into a mobile operation by 2009.

In 2010, Webb opened the first Drybar in Brentwood, CA. Almost 10 years later and over 150 locations across the U.S., Webb’s Drybar has exploded into a nationally recognized and highly sought-after brand. Webb has also diversified the Drybar brand, creating a line of products and tools sold at popular retailers such as Nordstrom, Sephora, and Ulta.

Webb has been named the “100 Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company, featured on Fortune magazine’s “40 Under 40” list, Marie Claire’s “Most Fascinating Women” covered Inc Magazine’s “How I Did This” issue and recently Inc. magazine recognized her as one of “The 100 Women Building America’s Most Innovative and Ambitious Businesses.”

Webb is currently the host of “Raising the Bar” a podcast she launched with her brother and business partner Michael Landau. The weekly show provides a platform to budding entrepreneurs.

In 2018 Webb appeared on season 10 of ABC’s Emmy-nominated hit show “Shark Tank” as a guest shark.

Recently, Webb opened the doors to her next business venture Squeeze, an innovative massage concept that lets you book and pay online - the latest extension of her expanding empire.

Squeeze’s first location is set in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Studio City.

Webb currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with her two sons.

May 18, 2020
539. Build connection with your audience
12:48

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How I get things done
  • Staying consistent on social
  • Finding a market for whatever you’re selling

Resources:

Show Notes:

When I sat down to record this, I wasn’t sure what I was going to say. But I’ve been thinking about the importance of consistency and showing up — for podcasts, for commitments, for social media. And that’s what I get into today: showing up consistently and making connections on social media. I’ve been slacking in that department, so today I’m committing to showing up on Instagram every day for the next 30 days. Are you with me?

May 14, 2020
538. Q+A: Joy
26:31

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Stopping yourself from focusing on the negative
  • Being okay with temporary joy
  • Having confidence in yourself

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Welcome to Questionably Awesome, where Evans and I catch up, laugh, and occasionally answer a few of your questions. This week we’re answering your questions about joy.

 

Question #1:

@lifebyalissa

How do you stop from sabotaging yourself when you feel joyful?

 

Question #2

@_belle_cox

How to find and create your own joy, without validation from others?

May 13, 2020
537. 6 Steps to Keep a Habit - He said, She said
17:58

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Being realistic about your willpower
  • Giving yourself the time that you actually need
  • Giving yourself the space to get things done
  • Inviting someone to hold you accountable
  • Being aware of where you slip up
  • Making a plan to support yourself

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Why is it so hard to keep a routine and follow through with the list of things you know are good for you? Because unless you have a solid plan in place it’s not going to happen. We have six habits that will help you stick to your habits, especially when you know they are necessary.

May 12, 2020
536. Turn your niche into an empire - with Britt Seva
01:06:03

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The way the stylist industry can transform women’s mindsets
  • Putting yourself first in your business
  • Not planning too far ahead
  • Helping the people around you right now
  • Dealing with family relationship issues
  • Showing up strong
  • Dealing with the haters
  • The most common business roadblocks
  • Business success tips

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Britt Seva is one of those people that makes me wonder how I hadn’t heard of her sooner. Once I had, I started seeing her everywhere, and I am so grateful. She is incredibly empowering — like the girlfriend you always wished you had. She’s a business and marketing strategist for hairstylists and has coached thousands of stylists and salon owners to build wealthy businesses for themselves. If you have a business or an idea for one, you want to get your advice from people who are crushing it, and that is absolutely Britt.

 

Question Highlights:

  • How did you start your business and what do you do?
  • Why did you step in to tackle such a taboo subject in the industry?
  • What is the number one issue that people have to push through?
  • What is a truth that you’ve found about business?
  • When have you felt successful?
  • What is a truth about relationships for you?
  • What is something about you that you wish more people knew?
  • What is something you want to share with people about when they put their purpose out in the world?
  • Where do you see the most common themes of failure in business?
  • What are some business success tips?

 

Guest Bio:

Britt Seva is the original business and marketing strategist for hairstylists. After spending years behind the chair as an assistant, stylist, and salon director, Britt realized that cosmetology school left one major area out: business education. She left her job as a seven-figure salon director and blew the industry away when she began coaching salon owners in 2010. She launched her trademark hairstylist business education program, Thrivers Society, in 2014.

Over the past nine years, Britt has coached thousands of stylists and salon owners to build wealthy businesses and lives behind the chair, and she is determined to empower 1,000,000 six-figure stylists while changing the perception of the entire beauty industry.

Britt hosts one of iTunes’ top podcasts, The Thriving Stylist Podcast, which, in 2019, crossed over one million downloads. 

When she’s not helping to educate and elevate the beauty industry, Britt tunes into the latest true-crime podcast, makes dinner for her toddler, teenager daughter, and paramedic husband, and spends Sunday mornings snuggled with her pups and the latest business book. 

May 11, 2020
535. Grit, seeking validation, and the importance of failing - with Jess Ekstrom
25:54

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How to react once you’ve been ripped off
  • How optimism leads to grit
  • Learning from your failures
  • Spending too much energy wanting validation
  • How time spent on things that matter is never wasted

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

In this quickie, I’ve invited Jess Ekstrom to get some much needed social interaction. The founder of Headbands of Hope, she’s an amazing, inspiring entrepreneur — and she knows about the grit it takes to start a business. We talk about grit and optimism, making mistakes, and moving forward.

Guest Bio:

Jess Ekstrom is the founder and CEO of Headbands of Hope, a company she started as a junior in college in 2012. For every headband sold, a headband is given to a child with cancer.

Her first brush with success was selling all of her toys on eBay when she was twelve. Since then, Jess has been featured on the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, the Hallmark Channel, Inside Edition, Vanity Fair, Forbes, and People Magazine ran an exclusive on her when her book was released. Jess is a regular guest on QVC.

More importantly, Headbands of Hope has donated over half a million headbands reaching every children’s hospital in the United States and in fifteen countries.

Her book Chasing the Bright Side debuted as a #1 New Release on Amazon and Apple picked her audiobook as their Must-Listen of the month. She thinks it’s because of her Bill Nye the Science Guy impression she did when she was narrating. 

Jess is also a professional speaker and founder of Mic Drop Workshop, an online course with the mission of empowering more women to share their message as a speaker. 

Some of her career highlights have been...

  • Hosting proms at Children's Hospitals
  • Being dubbed "The Ultimate Game Changer" by Women's Health Magazine
  • Making the Under 30 Women to Watch list by Business Insider
  • Being named a “top motivational speaker” by Forbes
  • Donating over half a million headbands to every children's hospital in America and 15 countries
  • Making it on CNN when she finished The Krispy Kreme challenge (where you eat a dozen donuts and run 5 miles) 
  • and teaching her dog to sit, stay and shake

Jess and her husband, Jake, travel around the country in their Airstream with their dog, Ollie. 

May 07, 2020
534. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about CONFIDENCE answered
29:53

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The reasons for absorbing criticism
  • Getting out of a pity party
  • Moving through the no’s

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Right now we’re all forced to sit with ourselves, and that can lead to some seriously negative self-talk. To help with that, Evans and I are going to answer your questions about confidence and continuing to move forward in life.

 

Question #1:

@melissadaniels_

How do you keep up your confidence when first starting a business and you hear a lot of no's?

 

Question #2:

@marissa.hamon

What are your go-to actions to get out of a pity party and re-embody confidence?

May 06, 2020
533. The scientific effects of generosity - He said, She said
23:23

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How generosity will unlock everything
  • Developing that giving muscle
  • The scientific benefits of generosity
  • Building a practice of generosity

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Generosity is the secret to everything that you want, and we’re going to prove it — with science. We have studies that show that generosity isn’t just a platitude, but a proven, undeniable ingredient to your success.

May 05, 2020
532. Take and grow your business idea online right now - with Jess Glazer
01:11:35

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Consistently showing up
  • The different starting points
  • Understanding what your audience wants
  • The value of accountability
  • Providing enough value
  • Pricing your services or products
  • Showing up online consistently
  • Creating the offer before the program

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Jess Glazer rocks my world. She is a full-time entrepreneur and CEO and has mastered the art of pivoting. After eight years of teaching, she decided to take a chance and make her side hustle of health and fitness coaching a full-time career — and that has ballooned into a million-dollar business in just under two years! We’re going to get into the details on how to take your business online, how to scale if you already have a business, or what to do with your business idea. We have to take advantage of the space online to make money and scale our businesses.

Question Highlights:

  • What was the turning point in your success?
  • How did you take your business to seven figures in under two years?
  • What are the options for making money online?
  • What is the value you can offer?
  • How do we think about pricing and structure?
  • How do we know how much content to deliver?
  • How do you price differently for groups or e-courses?
  • How much do you need to show up when you are pivoting and launching?

 

Guest Bio:

Jess is a full-time entrepreneur and CEO; as well as, a former celebrity personal trainer and elementary school teacher.

From studying her Doctorate of Physical Therapy to starting her own accessory line/working in the fashion industry, and creating/hosting monthly events and international retreats for 4 years; Jess has mastered the art of pivoting.

After eight years of teaching elementary PE, she decided to give her "cute side hustle" of online health/fitness coaching a shot.

Jess turned that cute side hustle into a million-dollar business in under two years.

Since leaving her job in 2017, she has hired a team of incredible heart-centered humans, served hundreds of clients, raised and donated $50,000 to charity.

Jess has been featured in Forbes, Shape, The New York Post, The Today Show, Good Day New York, Oxygen Magazine, and Well + Good to name a few.

Her mission is to cause a ripple effect and inspire change for generations to come; making a massive impact and leaving a lasting legacy beyond her singular actions.

May 04, 2020
531. Decide it’s your turn - with Christina Lecuyer
24:18

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Why making decisions is so important
  • Taking the steps to find what decision you need to make
  • What stops people from choosing themselves
  • What indecision looks like

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

In this not-so-solo episode, I chat with Christina Lecuyer about her amazing brand, Decide It’s Your Turn. It is all about the importance of making decisions because those are the things that are going to move you closer to what you want in life. We talk all about empowering yourself to make decisions and choose yourself — because indecision is still a decision.

Apr 30, 2020
530. Questionably Awesome - Your Burning Questions About GROWTH Answered
34:53

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Taking the right path
  • Reframing negativity
  • Shifting your perspective

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

While we’re all stuck indoors, now is the perfect time to start thinking about how you can grow as a person! So Evans and I sit down and answer YOUR questions about growth.

 

Question #1:

@sarahgriffinstreet

How do you choose which path to focus on? The world is so big and I want to do so much!!

 

Question #2:

@samaughantha

How do you change negative thoughts so you can grow?

Apr 29, 2020
529. The 7 levels of awareness: He said, She said
21:08

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The seven levels of awareness
  • Reaching for mastery
  • Making your way up the levels

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

We’re going to walk through the seven levels of awareness coined by Bob Proctor because people are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic or economic crisis based on where they are at in these levels. It is incredibly important to understand these seven levels and find a way to move up through them, especially as we face this pandemic.

The Seven Levels of Awareness:

  1. Animal Survival
  2. The Mass
  3. Aspiration
  4. Individual
  5. Discipline
  6. Experience
  7. Mastery

 

Apr 28, 2020
528. Scale your mindset, relationships + awareness - with Adrian Koehler
01:05:34

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How to make your life worth it
  • Saying what needs to be said and doing what needs to be done
  • Facing your future pain
  • Playing to win
  • Embracing uncertainty

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Adrian Koehler is a leadership engagement expert that teaches you how to get to the next level in your mindset and your business. His ability to communicate and solve conflicts for people in business and in life is absolutely astounding. We didn’t get to half of the things we wanted to talk about which is a testament to how much knowledge he has. You’re going to love him.

Question Highlights:

  • What do you do now and how did it start?
  • What do you do when someone feels like they need more when they’ve achieved so much?
  • What was your biggest takeaway from working at a children’s hospital?
  • How do you start working towards these difficult conversations?
  • What is your relationship with uncertainty?

 

Guest Bio:

Adrian Koehler is a leadership engagement expert. He coaches executives and entrepreneurs in the art and science of personal engagement for themselves, their teams, and clients in order to create new, unprecedented results and experience fulfillment in their work. In the process of developing his craft he has worked in multiple contexts: Higher Education, Start-ups, Multinational Corporations, Small to Medium-sized Businesses, and Healthcare. Over the last decade, his passion for human performance has taken him around the globe to partner and serve organizations that are committed to being their best and making a difference in the world.

Apr 27, 2020
527. Fear and discomfort are invitations for growth with Lindsey Schwartz
22:27

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Experiencing explosive growth and how it feels
  • Finding opportunity on the other side of fear
  • Identifying the thoughts that lead to your feelings
  • How to push through the resistance to change

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

I have Lindsey Schwartz on to talk about what she’s feeling in her life. First, she’s feeling some massive growth in her life right now because she’s showing up in a big way during this time. Second, she’s feeling a lot of fear around that growth. We’re talking about how she’s moving through that fear because sometimes the best things in life are on the other side of fear and uncertainty.

Apr 23, 2020
526. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about RITUALS answered
31:30

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Letting go of old routines and starting new ones
  • Noticing when things aren’t feeling good
  • Building a work from home ritual
  • Balancing your day based on your mood

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

These days, when our regular lives have blown up, the rituals that we can keep are absolutely essential!

 

Question #1:

@sarahrango99

What makes you start a new habit or ritual, and what's your favorite way of incorporating it into your routine?

 

Question #2:

@coach_moa

How did you start your rituals/scheduling/planning in the beginning of working from home?

Apr 22, 2020
525. He said, She said
19:07

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Having a warped sense of being a good provider
  • There are always gifts in painful situations
  • Reinventing yourself
  • Having a money date
  • What you need to start a business

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Let’s go back to when Chris came back from work, as our only breadwinner, and had to tell me that he had lost his job and we would have to sell everything. You don’t think that’s ever going to happen to you, but it happens to someone every day. Nothing in life is certain except for uncertainty. Here’s what we learned about facing a crisis during the 2008 recession and what you can do today.

Apr 21, 2020
524. Rewire your brain to make you limitless - with Jim Kwik
01:10:31

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Recognizing that the brain is our most important asset
  • How drowning in information is harmful to us
  • Your brain shows you more of what you focus on
  • Curing your fear with service and gratitude
  • Setting your morning intention
  • Finding sustainable motivation
  • Finding your purpose

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Jim Kwik is an expert in all things memory, brain optimization and accelerated learning. He hosts the education training podcast Kwik Brain and is the author of the upcoming book Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, Unlock Your Exceptional Life. I used to tell myself stories about not having a good memory or not being able to retain knowledge, and he completely busted that myth out of my mind. It blows me away what we are capable of when we learn about how our brain works and the motivations behind remembering and learning things. This is going to be perfect for anyone who wants to get the most out of their brain (and that’s pretty much everyone).

 

Question Highlights:

 

  • What is your book going to help us do?
  • How can we start to remember to tell ourselves something different and avoid the negative self-talk?
  • What is the first thing to focus on and how do we focus?
  • How do we get focused on what our day-to-day should look like?
  • What are the things we can do at home to increase our willpower?
  • How do people find their purpose?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Jim Kwik, his real name, is the widely recognized world expert in memory improvement, brain optimization and accelerated learning. After a childhood brain injury left him learning-challenged, Kwik created strategies to dramatically enhance his mental performance. He has since dedicated his life to helping others unleash their true genius and brainpower. He is the host of the top education training podcast Kwik Brain and author of the upcoming book “Limitless - Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, Unlock Your Exceptional Life.” His mission: No brain left behind.

Apr 20, 2020
523. Make uncertainty work FOR YOU!
19:32

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • What if this was a part of the plan
  • Sitting in the good
  • Staying in your routine
  • Why this is a beautiful time
  • Leaders carry the weight of uncertainty

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

What if this was all a part of your plan to become the version of yourself that you’ve been seeing? The person you know you could be if you weren’t held back by fear, judgment, or whatever else there is? Lean in and trust that, no matter what, things will end up. This is a beautiful time if we can learn how to make it work for us.

Apr 16, 2020
522. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about FEAR answered
29:20

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Turning “why me” to “why not me”
  • Taking action through imposter syndrome
  • Going towards your fear
  • Doing something that makes you feel good

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

We know that situations in the world right now can bring on a lot of fear, but we’re going to try and bring some light and happiness to your world while answering some of your questions!

 

Question #1:

@the40yoe

How do you overcome the fear generated by imposter syndrome?

 

Question #2:

@dawnfitalicious

How to truly understand what the message is from fear so you can move out of it?

Apr 15, 2020
521. He said, She said - How to be a leader
18:28

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Becoming the leader you need
  • Having a bulletproof routine
  • How you can’t wait for life to happen to you
  • Letting go of your expectations

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

This time is your opportunity to step into leadership. Even if you don’t feel like you have anyone to lead, you can start by leading yourself. Instead of looking around for someone to follow, turn into the kind of leader that you need.

Apr 14, 2020
520. Elevate everything in your life by starting with this... - with Jamie Kern Lima
01:11:40

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Bringing other women along with your success
  • Connecting with customers through true authenticity
  • Knowing when the experts are wrong
  • Standing for something

 

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Show Notes:

There are moments in time when someone walks into your life and changes you forever, and that is the case with Jamie Kern Lima. She is a true champion and cheerleader of women and she has made me rethink how I do everything and the why that I am starting with. Her story of starting her brand in her living room, and of turning no's into yeses, is an inspiration to all of us.

Question Highlights:

 

  • When did you become such a cheerleader for women?
  • How do you navigate when the experts are telling you something won’t work when you know they are wrong?
  • What would you have done differently?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Jamie Kern Lima is an American entrepreneur, billion-dollar business success story, champion of women, philanthropist, culture-shifter and highly sought-after keynote speaker. She Co-Founded IT Cosmetics from her living room, grew it into a top-selling makeup and skincare brand, then sold it to L’Oréal for $1.2 Billion, in their largest US acquisition to date, making Jamie the first female CEO in L’Oréal’s 100+ year history. 

Jamie is passionate about inspiring and mentoring entrepreneurs, building businesses, making a difference in the lives of women and girls and giving back in a big way. As a passionate speaker, Jamie loves sharing her stories of inspiration, underestimation, overcoming self-doubt, rejection and never giving up.  

From working as a grocery bagger at Safeway grocery store to waitressing at Denny’s, Jamie’s always hustled to pay her way through school and make her dreams happen. Prior to launching IT Cosmetics, Jamie was an award-winning TV news anchor with beauty challenges including sparse brows and sensitive skin and she could never find products that truly worked. That’s when IT Cosmetics and Jamie’s mission to empower every woman to believe in her own beauty was born. Jamie’s now shared this vision of inclusivity and inspiration, doing more than 1000 live TV appearances herself on QVC, where she grew IT Cosmetics to be the largest beauty brand in QVC history. Through her work, Jamie has built an inspired community of millions of women across the country and globally who have shared their stories of overcoming struggle when it comes to confidence and self-worth. 

Jamie graduated Valedictorian from Washington State University and received her MBA from Columbia University. Jamie’s recently been named on the 2019 Forbes Richest Self-Made Women list, Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs, WWD’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Beauty, Porter Magazine’s Incredible Women list and is a member of the CBS Board of Overseers and Harvard Women’s Leadership Forum. She also received the 2019 Columbia University Medal of Excellence, EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Award, Columbia Business School’s Distinguished Early Achievement Alumni of the Year Award, Fashion Group International Star Award, the CEW Achiever Award and is the recipient of the 2019 Look Good, Feel Better Dream Ball Award.

Jamie is energized by an unremitting passion to inspire and empower girls, women, and entrepreneurs and has been featured on Good Morning America, Today, CBS This Morning, CNBC, Nightline, and Joel Osteen and in The New York Times, O Oprah Magazine, PEOPLE, Marie Claire, Shape, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, New York Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and more. 

Jamie currently owns part or all of more than 15 companies. She also works passionately with many philanthropic causes including Look Good Feel Better®, where IT Cosmetics has donated $40 million in product to date to help women face the effects of cancer with more confidence. Jamie lives in Los Angeles with her husband Paulo, daughter Wonder and two French Bulldogs Rainbow and Sunshine. 

Apr 13, 2020
519. This will be the time that MAKES you who you are
20:37

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Observing how we feel from day to day
  • Being okay with not feeling motivated but still keeping up your routine
  • How it’s not a time problem, it’s a discipline problem
  • Finding out what you’re made of
  • Believing that you can do things

 

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Show Notes:

When everything is changing and we have to settle into a new normal, you have the greatest opportunity to define what your new normal is going to be. What do you want your life to look like on the other side of this? Because this time, this moment in the world, is going to define who you are, and YOU are in control of what that definition says.

Apr 09, 2020
518. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about PERSEVERANCE answered
39:34

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How people will gain strength in this time
  • Communication during isolation
  • Moving your energy around instead of letting it stagnate
  • Finding strength from the “soft parts”

 

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Show Notes:

We are all persevering right now. We answer your questions about how to persevere with a bit of levity, which we all surely need.

 

Question #1:

@kylie_loran

How do you keep a level head when everyone around you is feeding into the negativity and distress?

 

Question #2:

@tay_pelletier

What motivates YOU (and Evans) to persevere even in tough times? What's your why?

Apr 08, 2020
517. Hidden Gifts
19:33

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Finding the gift in this situation
  • Understanding what’s in your control and what isn’t
  • Sticking through the resistance
  • Asking better questions

 

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Show Notes:

Let’s talk about unexpected gifts. In this very unique situation that we are all facing, more and more people are waking up to see the gift that is coming from all of this. You need to understand what is under your control and what is not, and being forced to do so may be the greatest gift of all.

Apr 07, 2020
516. Inquire within and get your answers - with IN-Q
01:06:09

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Figuring out how to make money from your passion
  • Finding your true voice and listening to it
  • Exploring your creativity
  • Sharing the lessons we learn with each other through our art



Resources:



Show Notes:

IN-Q is an incredible spoken-word poet and songwriter who has the ability to change your energy level and the frequency you vibrate at. I’ve had the incredible experience of being able to see him live several times now, and each time has had me laughing, crying, and feeling universal truths in his words. Seeing his poetry live was so inspirational that it led to me writing and recording spoken-word poetry for this podcast. I hope he inspires you too.

Question Highlights:

  • What is it exactly that you do?
  • What made you open to exploring different ideas?
  • Did you have to let go of a part of yourself to write this book?
  • What does it feel like to tap into your creativity?
  • How do you define what you are trying to say?
  • Why is it important to figure out how to get out your vision and voice?

 

Guest Bio:

IN-Q ​is a National Poetry Slam champion, award-winning poet, and multi-platinum songwriter. His groundbreaking achievements include being named to Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 list of the world’s most influential thought leaders, being the first spoken word artist to perform with Cirque Du Soleil, and being featured on A&E, ESPN, and HBO’s ​Def Poetry Jam​. He’s inspired audiences around the world through his live performances and storytelling workshops. Many of his recent poetry videos have gone viral, with over 70 million views combined.

As a songwriter, IN-Q’s hit single “Love You Like a Love Song” by Selena Gomez went multi-platinum, winning him a BMI award. He has written with renowned artists including Aloe Blacc, Miley Cyrus, Mike Posner, and Foster the People. His songs have accumulated over one billion views on YouTube alone.

Leading organizations including Nike, Instagram, Spotify, Google, Lululemon, Live Nation, Shazam, The Grammy Foundation, and many more have brought IN-Q in to motivate their teams through his keynote speeches and acclaimed storytelling workshop, a transformational bonding experience for companies that want to share their story more authentically.

Ultimately IN-Q writes to entertain, inspire, and challenge his audiences to look deeper into the human experience and ask questions about themselves, their environment, and the world at large.

Apr 06, 2020
515. If this, then that
09:44

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Creating “If this, then that” statements
  • Figuring out how to break out of negative cycles
  • Giving yourself momentum
  • Connecting with other people

 

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Show Notes:

Let’s chat about the most important thing we can possibly be paying attention to right now, and that is — once again — your mindset. What is your plan when you start to feel like you are not in control of your thoughts? This situation with the coronavirus is an exercise in letting go of control, but our mindset is one thing we always have control over. To help facilitate that control, we’re going to do some “If this, then that” exercises. This is a fun activity that you can do along with us at home to help you break out of unproductive cycles.

Apr 02, 2020
514. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about RESISTANCE answered
28:04

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Riding the waves of uncertain times
  • The number one trait of leaders
  • Facing resistance when connecting with yourself
  • Knowing when to push through and when to pivot

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

We’re going to keep it light-hearted and happy because that’s what we all need right now. We hope to bring some lightness to your socially-distant walk or sitting at home.

 

Question #1:

@carendecesaris

Do you ever come up against resistance to deepening your connection with self?

 

Question #2:

@brittmarieladner

When you face resistance how do you decide to either pivot or push through?

Apr 01, 2020
513. 6 steps to feeling financially able in uncertain times
19:18

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • What to do when you aren’t feeling prepared
  • Acting fast to get back on track
  • Stop the financial bleeding
  • Building a powerful routine
  • Find yourself a financial runway
  • Inventing new income
  • Building a September plan

 

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Show Notes:

In light of everything that’s going on right now and the circumstances everyone is facing, we have seen a lot of people asking, “What do you do if you feel financially unprepared?” It’s okay to not feel prepared for this situation, but it is not okay to not figure out how to move through this as quickly as you can. Chris and I are going to give you six steps you need to take right away to get yourself back on track.

Mar 31, 2020
512. The opposite of depression is purpose - with Cathy Heller
50:39

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Cultivating radical empathy
  • The importance of healthy attachment
  • Being new at something after seeing success
  • Figuring things out as you work
  • Your audience is your past self
  • Taking that first ugly, scary step

 

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Show Notes:

Cathy Heller is the author of Don’t Keep Your Day Job, as well as the host of the massively popular podcast of the same name. She is a songwriter, singer, podcast host, author, and summit host. She is an all-around amazing, epic human being who wants to help people find their purpose. You are going to love this interview as she shares how to get over the fear of starting something new, getting over perfectionism, and the importance of empathy.

 

Question Highlights:

 

  • What have you done to support people when they take a leap to the next level?
  • Have you ever had a period in your life where you were isolating yourself?
  • What do you say to people who have fulfilled their purpose and don’t know what’s next?
  • What’s the next level for you that freaks you out?
  • Can you expand on how to have the courage to step into something new?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Cathy Heller is a fire hose of inspiration. She’s the host of the popular podcast Don’t Keep Your Day Job, which was given the #1 spot on iTunes recommend list of shows for the New Year in 2018 and 2019.

Each week Cathy encourages thousands and thousands of listeners to find more purpose in their life and get paid to do what they love full time. Cathy’s show has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, HuffPost, the NY Times and Inc Magazine, and has 9 million downloads. She’s been featured several times by Apple themselves and the fans are resonating with how genuine she is. Throughout the show, she has interviewed creative entrepreneurs like actress Jenna Fischer, popular blogger Seth Godin, designer Jonathan Adler, make up artist Bobbi Brown, dancer Mandy Moore, Jimmy Choo co-founder Tamara Mellon, fitness expert Jillian Michaels, Starbucks’s Howard Schultz, and Gretchen Rubin to name a few.

Cathy’s book Don’t Keep Your Day job is coming out in November with Macmillan. It’s filled with inspirational stories from people within her own tribe who have decided to take control of their life’s journey. Her book goes into detail about how to find the work you were meant to do, how to grow your business, and level up your quality of life all around.

She is a phenomenal coach for creative entrepreneurs and she’s helping people everywhere find a deeper sense of purpose and add their gifts to the world. Cathy often says “purpose is the opposite of depression” and she is truly lifting others to be the happiest version of themselves.

Mar 30, 2020
511. The mindset that will save you
11:03

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Looking for proof of what you want to believe
  • Looking for opportunity wherever you can
  • Continuing to grow through hard times



Resources:



Show Notes:

This is the time we have been training for with all of these mindset tools we have learned over the years. You need to keep the mindset that is going to be able to move you forward and keep you positive. The mindset I’ve chosen to take with me may not be the right one for you, but it is the one that makes me feel good and like there are possibilities in the world. You need to find the mindset that works for you.

Mar 26, 2020
510. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about COMMUNICATION answered
22:15

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Finding the positive in what is going on right now
  • Understanding different communication styles
  • Not overlooking irritants

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

We have some weird circumstances in the world right now, but one thing I’m good at is keeping things light and silly… and I think we need some of that right now! Let’s take some time to answer your questions with a bit of levity.

 

Question #1:

@al.lanz

How did you learn to use different types of communication with different types of situations?

Mar 25, 2020
509. How routines will bring happiness, success, and normalcy
20:42

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Creating a structure and then adjusting it until it works
  • Having a family meeting
  • Taking a break
  • Avoiding falling down a news rabbit hole but staying informed
  • Showing up for yourself
  • Manufacturing appointments
  • Talk to yourself positively



Resources:



Show Notes:

We’re going to talk about ROUTINE. Let’s be honest about the state of things right now: Kids (for those who have them) are forced to stay at home, parents are all working from home, and there’s a lot of stress involved with all of this change. And that stress can be squashed by having a good, solid routine.

 

Mar 24, 2020
508. Stay OPEN to changing your purpose - with Lisa Bilyeu
01:08:19

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Focusing on self-care
  • Putting aside your ego and trusting your team
  • Aligning yourself with your mission
  • Impacting others by telling your story
  • Balancing work life and health
  • Making art for yourself

 

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Show Notes:

Lisa Bilyeu is one of those women who completely inspires me all the time. She is the co-founder and president of Impact Theory, a digital media production company focused on empowering content. As if that weren’t enough, she co-founded the billion-dollar brand Quest Nutrition and she hosts the podcast Women of Impact, which she interviewed me on, and it was such an incredible experience. You are going to love this interview.

 

Question Highlights:

  • What was 2019’s lesson for you, and what do you think that lesson is going to be for 2020?
  • How do you build trust and lean into utilizing or creating your support system?
  • Why is Women of Impact such a passion for you?
  • Can you share your experience of growing companies and balancing going full throttle and your health?
  • Were you always able to draw?
  • What are your future projects and ambitions?

 

Guest Bio:

Lisa Bilyeu is the co-founder and president of Impact Theory, a digital media production company focused on empowering content. In addition to co-founding Impact Theory, she co-founded the billion-dollar brand, Quest Nutrition, 9 years ago. Her career trajectory has been an astonishing arc from housewife to entrepreneur and transforming her business focus from nutrition to entertainment media. And now jumping in front of the camera, Lisa hosts the show, "Women of Impact," that centers on all things female empowerment.

Mar 23, 2020
507. What you focus on matters
07:58

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • What I am going to be focusing on at this moment
  • Focusing on happiness
  • What you can do in turbulent, trying times



Resources:



Show Notes:

I hope that I can be a glimmer of sunshine in today’s current climate. We are all in this together, and what we focus on during turbulent times will create our life and our experience during all of this. This is all about managing our mindsets, our thoughts, and our energy. Stay safe and be well.

Mar 19, 2020
506. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about FEAR + RESISTANCE answered
24:08

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How to get over your fear
  • How to say yes (and when to say no)
  • The difference between fear and resistance

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

In this week’s episode of Questionably Awesome, Evans and I record remotely while practicing social distancing!

 

Question #1:

@cbello4410

Fear holds me back, in my comfort zone.  How do I get past it and finally live the life I want?

 

Question #2:

@ecbg_studio

I say yes to every opportunity because I want to, but also because of FOMO.  How do I handle doing the things I want to do without overdoing it and depleting my energy? I'm afraid other people will get opportunities over me.

 

Question #3:

@jpaola98

What's the difference between fear and resistance?  How do you identify and move past them?

Mar 18, 2020
505. He said, She said
18:47

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Staying informed without getting overwhelmed
  • Not letting the drama or fear paralyze you
  • The law of attraction
  • Staying solution-based



Resources:



Show Notes:

We are talking about distractions. It is what stops people from everything. All of the clutter in your life is stopping you from moving forward and giving attention to what is most important. Whether it’s the coronavirus or the elections, it’s important to stay informed while keeping in mind what you can and can’t do.

Mar 17, 2020
504. Get out of your own way - with Dave Hollis
01:12:43

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How growth leads to discomfort
  • Changing your relationship with failure
  • Choosing how to utilize your time when you’re unhappy
  • Bringing your partner along on your growth journey
  • Understanding why you are in the place you are in
  • Auditing your inner circle
  • Practicing radical candor in your personal and professional life
  • Accepting anything that comes up
  • Writing a book



Resources:



Show Notes:

I’ve already had a chance to talk with Rachel Hollis on the show, but today I get to talk with the other half, Dave Hollis. It is so fun getting both perspectives when talking to someone about their business and life. His new book, Get Out Of Your Own Way, is all about finding a path to growth and fulfillment when you may be skeptical about the practicality of it. We dive deep into how growth leads to discomfort, getting familiar with failure, and growing along with your partner.

 

Question Highlights:

  • Do you still get uncomfortable?
  • What do you say to people who have serious concerns and fears around failure?
  • What would you say to someone who doesn’t know if their partner is right for their personal development journey?
  • What are the things that you want to say to people about what it actually takes?
  • How do you make spaces to have private conversations?
  • What do you do to accept anything that comes up?
  • What are the things that came up when you wrote your book?

 

Guest Bio:

Dave Hollis serves as the CEO of The Hollis Company where he chases audacious dreams with his partner and CCO, the extraordinary NY Times Best-Selling author, motivational speaker, and world-changer Rachel Hollis.

The Hollis Company is built around the belief that everybody is made for more. It exists to arm people from every background with the tools to change their life for the better. Our content is a mix of encouragement, authentic truth-telling and tangible direction to make lasting change. We create tools and foster community to help people grow in their relationships, businesses, sense of self, and opportunities to impact others.

The Hollis Co measures success in impact: how can the media, live events, and merchandise we produce create real and lasting life change? The company lives in these lanes and it’s where the family of existing brands will continue to thrive.

Outside of The Hollis Co, Dave is a member of the Motion Picture Academy and sits on the membership committee, serves on an innovation board called Fandango Labs, as well as the board of Will Rogers Motion Pictures Pioneers, the board of foster care charity Austin Angels and the board of Pepperdine's Institute for Entertainment, Media and Culture.

Dave believes in the importance of variety in a career as a prerequisite for considering any candidate -- his myriad jobs in Research, Publicity, Talent Management, Grassroots Marketing, Brand Management, Retail Strategy, Technology Innovation, and Sales has rounded his expertise and affords an informed, solution-oriented macro view of any business.

Dave is the father of four children, an adoptive father, and four-time foster dad. As a family, the Hollis’ support philanthropy in the foster care and the teen/transitional homelessness space. They live and operate their business out of Austin, TX.

Mar 16, 2020
503. How to be SEEN!
11:25

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Getting yourself out there
  • Showing up as a leader
  • Not being afraid of sounding stupid
  • Standing up for yourself
  • Failure is progress

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

When I was trying to get my message out in the world, I felt like I wasn’t being seen by people. I kept waiting to be chosen by someone — fitness magazine editors, publishers, or influencers — and what I didn’t realize is that I wasn’t making myself as visible to get that recognition myself. You need to stand up for yourself and take accountability for making yourself heard. What are you doing to be visible?

Mar 12, 2020
502. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about RESISTANCE answered
25:14

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Pushing through the fear
  • Telling people your vision to hold you accountable
  • Letting go of the things and people holding you back

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Welcome to Questionably Awesome! Evans and I answer your questions about pushing through fear and how to resist letting go.

 

Question #1:

@itsmvsilly

How do you keep pushing through, even when fear is holding you back?

 

Question #2:

@cbello4410

I've been resisting letting things and people go, will life change when I let it go and be free?

Mar 11, 2020
501. He said, She said
14:59

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Adding value to others
  • Creating events
  • How you uplevel your customers

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

We’re back with another he said, she said, giving you both Chris’ and my perspective on a topic. Today, we’re going to talk about how you can uplevel your tribe, both the people around you and your customer base.

Mar 10, 2020
500. What is your body trying to tell you about your life? - with Aaron Alexander
01:08:44

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Being honest about moments of resistance
  • The meaning of movement
  • Pulling yourself out of a rut
  • Nature therapy
  • Looking at others with compassion
  • Reassessing your perspective of fitness
  • Being vulnerable and getting help

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Aaron Alexander is constantly searching for different ways to make your physical life better. There is still so much we don’t know about our bodies, but we are finding out more every day — and Aaron wants you to take advantage of the latest and greatest. If you want to learn all about how to align your body and your mind, you need to listen to this.

 

Question Highlights:

  • What does it feel like to get a book out into the world?
  • Can you explain the quote that opens your book? What does it mean to you?
  • What is your favorite conversation coming out of this book?
  • Why is it important for people to understand what you are talking about?
  • If you feel like your life is a shit show, where do you start?
  • What’s blowing your mind right now?
  • How can you let go of your ego quicker?

 

Guest Bio:

Aaron Alexander CR, LMT, CPT is a pioneering manual therapist and movement coach whose clients range from A-list Hollywood celebrities to professional athletes and everyone in between. Since 2014, he has been interviewing the world's preeminent thought leaders on physical and psychological well-being on the top-rated Align Podcast, integrating a diverse variety of perspectives on the art and science of physical inhabitance When Aaron isn't writing or speaking, he can typically be found somewhere in the Pacific Ocean or on Original Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, California.

Mar 09, 2020
499. The fallout after the tough conversations
14:41

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • What it’s like having a conversation that ends a relationship
  • Letting the people who don’t matter leave
  • Judging people based on your own experience of them
  • The truth will rise to the top
  • Focusing on your own goals

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Recently I was going through my messages and reading some feedback on a podcast I did about having tough conversations and setting boundaries. One person made an amazing point — they knew it was going to be hard, but they had no idea the kind of backlash that was going to come. How do you deal with these situations?

Mar 05, 2020
498. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about FEAR answered
29:51

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How to overcome the fear of not being good enough
  • What fear is telling us
  • Finding who you are meant to be

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Welcome to Questionably Awesome! Evans and I answer your questions about overcoming fear, using fear to motivate you to work, and the fear of not knowing.

 

Question #1:

@jillianmurphy.fitlife

How do you overcome the fear of not being good enough for the task ahead?

 

Question #2:

@joyharrington.ig

When is fear logical? Like a healthy fear that makes you actually get up and work?

 

Question #3:

@loveofmylifeag

How to find yourself and who you are meant to be -- my fear is not knowing how

Mar 04, 2020
497. He said, She said
29:58

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • We all have rough days
  • Needing a space to vent
  • Sticking to your fundamentals
  • Maximizing your opportunities where you are
  • Building a life where you are mostly doing what you love

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Today we are getting real: Sometimes, you just get crabby and you have to find a way to shake it off. Our life is awesome, but as positive as we show up online, we all have rough days. Chris and I give an honest look at how we have conversations and move through difficult times.

Mar 03, 2020
496. More abundance now with Chris Lee
01:06:55

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Creating the environment to attract what you want
  • Taking inventory on where you are thriving
  • Identifying the right coaches & workshops
  • Tapping into abundance with gratitude
  • Learning from your breakdowns
  • Being challenged by the people closest to us
  • Counting your blessings

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Chris Lee is a celebrity coach, he’s freaking hilarious and down to earth brilliant. We talk about how your environment impacts your life, how to find authentic coaches and workshops, and learning from your failures and breakdowns. You are going to have some massive shifts around what abundance really is.

 

Question Highlights:

  • How do we get into the mindset of creating an environment of abundance?
  • Was there a point in your life where things weren’t going in your favor?
  • How can people identify the right workshops and coaches?
  • How do I better stick to the decisions that I am making?
  • How do we balance setting goals that are not too small but aren’t unrealistic?

 

Guest Bio:

Chris Lee is a Transformational Trainer, best-selling author, and Life Coach from San Juan Puerto Rico. For 30 years, Chris has been traveling the world and has led seminars and workshops for over 1 million people teaching them the art of living abundant, extraordinary, and successful lives! Chris Lee has worked with top companies worldwide such as Dream Works, CAA, WWE, Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Dragados, Amgen, Unilever, Google, Sony, Univision, NBC, and Telemundo in addition to having been a collaborator for top Latin TV networks and radio shows. He also coaches many celebrities and business leaders, like Lewis Howes, to create unprecedented results. He has also opened and run successful seminar businesses in the US, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Puerto Rico called Impacto Vital. He has created a workshop for Teens called Torch/Antorcha that teaches adolescents the key to happiness and success. Lee wrote Best Seller "Dile Yes a la Vida!" and “Transform Your Life: 10 Principles of Abundance and Prosperity." You can also listen to Chris Lee on Lewis Howes' School Of Greatness podcast where Chris's 14 interviews have already gotten over 1 million downloads making him the top speaker and most frequent guest on the show.

Mar 02, 2020
495. Become undeniable
36:52

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Choosing to go all in
  • Having accountability
  • Wanting to be seen
  • Starting your own groups
  • Creating value in the world

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Lindsay Schwartz joins me today to talk about having patience in your journey to create your purpose and step into your bigger ideas and making yourself undeniable.

Feb 27, 2020
494. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about GROWTH answered
40:40

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Explaining growth to your partner
  • Setting goals together
  • Being on your own journey
  • What to do when relationships won’t let you grow
  • Finding clarity

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Welcome to Questionably Awesome! This week we have special guest Lindsay Schwartz with us to answer your questions about growth, relationships, and clarity.

 

Question #1:

@heatherriv004

Tips on explaining your growth to your partner so it affects your relationship in a positive way?

 

Question #2:

@jaylaagnes

How do you know if walking away from relationships will help you grow?

 

Question #3:

@laurynjuhl

What is your go-to strategy for finding clarity? (i.e. journaling, meditation?)

Feb 26, 2020
493. He said, She said
21:04

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Enjoying the process
  • Meeting women where they’re at now
  • Pivoting and changing
  • Pulling your dream through the drudgery

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Chris and I both bring in such different perspectives when we look at topics together. This week, I get to give more details on my exciting upcoming project, and how we are dealing with all of the fear and doubt that comes along with a pivot and new product launch.

Feb 25, 2020
492. FAST Track Your GROWTH in Life and Business - with Cat Golden
01:14:49

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Growth can go fast or growth can go very fast
  • Having the self-restraint to focus on what is now instead of figuring it all out
  • Opening your heart to new experiences, connection, and growth
  • Relying on your strengths
  • Leaning in and being vulnerable
  • The results you can see from taking action on a mastermind group
  • Listening when things aren’t feeling good

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Cat Golden has been on this journey of growth and self-development with me for about two years, but it feels like I’ve known her forever. While struggling with her job as a nurse, she picked up A Tribe Called Bliss and began following it to a T. It’s been so fun watching her create something out of a need she had in her own field and to watch it completely explode. We unlock all of the things that she did on her path along the way.

Question Highlights:

 

  • Where were you before A Tribe Called Bliss came into your life?
  • What was it like following the book with these girls together?
  • What was the point when you put up a wall in your life, and how did you open your heart?
  • How do you lean in instead of withdrawing?
  • What were the main benefits of joining a mastermind?

 

Guest Bio:

Cat Golden became a nurse after completing her BSN at the University of Colorado. Her passion for helping nurses find the confidence they need to create their own schedules has come from her own need in the industry. She helps them take a chance on their dreams and maintain self-care, and that is what sparked her movement Nurses Inspire Nurses.

She runs the Nurses Inspire Nurses shop, and she hosts monthly events and coffee talks, as well as provides free resources to support nurses no matter where they are in the world. She has shipped thousands of Nurses Inspire Nurses merch out to nurses across the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia, and she’s built a 6-figure business in under a year.

The Nurses Inspire Nurses movement virtual community consists of 20,000 nurses from all over the world. She takes nurses through her 90-day mentorship program, the leap/land/live method, and helps them look inside themselves and uncover what they’re truly passionate about. She believes that if nurses embrace their true being that they will uncover their purpose and be able to live a life they are obsessed with.

Feb 24, 2020
491. 4 steps to get through any challenge
30:03

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Stopping ourselves from circling the drain
  • The four steps you need for getting through any challenge
  • Prove that you can do this
  • Playing it to the end

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

I am so proud of all of you who are facing the things you don’t want to face right now, but we all face challenges sometimes. I want to talk to you about the 4 steps that will make you a total boss in your life whenever you are facing a challenge, and if you just did these 4 things, it would change everything.

Feb 20, 2020
490. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about COMPASSION answered
24:02

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Creating boundaries
  • Caring less about things that don’t matter
  • Being mindful of the things you’re putting attention into
  • Sticking up for yourself

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Welcome to Questionably Awesome. Evans and I answer your questions about setting boundaries, getting over compassion fatigue, and caring less.

 

Question 1:

@saraharango99

How do you create boundaries that allow you to see what's possible, but stop comparing?

 

Question 2:

@sarah_loves_carbs

Compassion fatigue. It's very real. Have you experienced it and how did you get over it?

 

Question 3:

@baileythegreatt

How do you balance your compassion with people who take advantage of it?

Feb 19, 2020
489. He said, She said
24:42

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How to say no to friends without letting them down
  • Leveling up your tribe
  • Setting boundaries with your partner
  • Communicating love languages
  • Setting boundaries around spending habits and communication

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

We are back with another episode where I sit down with my husband Chris and we talk about what’s going on in our lives around a cup of coffee. This week, we have a few questions from our listeners about saying no to friends, setting boundaries, and love languages.

Feb 19, 2020
488. WIN BIG in biz and life with these communication tips - with Chalene Johnson
01:05:50

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How solving your own problems can lead to a business
  • Feeling comfortable pivoting when you see new opportunities.
  • Relationships with friends and family moving in different directions
  • Getting your audience to receive the message you’re sharing
  • How to receive feedback
  • Communicating as an introvert

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Chalene Johnson has so many talents I’m not sure what to talk about first: Her dance moves, her high kicks, her ability to shift people into reaching their highest potential, her business savvy, or her TikTok account. She is the real deal, she is pure fire, and she will light your soul up with education and truth.

 

Question Highlights:

  • What was foundational for you?
  • How did you pivot without feeling guilt?
  • How do we move on when we feel our personal relationships aren’t working?
  • What’s some advice for how to take feedback?
  • Is there anything in your life you feel that next-level communication could help you?

 

Guest Bio:

New York Times Best Selling Author of Push, Chalene Johnson is a lifestyle and business expert, motivational speaker, and podcast host. She and Bret, her husband of over twenty years, are the founders of the SmartLife movement. Today, with her husband, Chalene runs a fun-loving, collaborative team focused on helping others live a healthier, more simplified life through their online academies, membership sites, and live, sold-out seminars.

Chalene, with the help of top dietitians, doctors, researchers, and experts, she founded the 131 Method - a nutritional coaching program that’s turning the diet industry upside down. Chalene’s new book The 131 Method just came out in April 2019. She hosts two top-ranked podcasts, The Chalene Show and Build Your Tribe, Huffington Post recognized Chalene as one of the “Top 50 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch.”

Feb 17, 2020
487. Intentionally Uplevel Your Tribe - with Chris Harder
19:45

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Giving yourself forced breaks
  • How to fit in when you are joining a new tribe
  • Having hard conversations upfront
  • Being willing to say yes and give new experiences a shot

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

You’ve all said you wanted to hear more of Chris and me, so here we are to having a laid-back discussion about whatever is on our mind! Today, we talk about the benefit of forcing yourself to take breaks, and how to fit in when you’re leveling up your tribe.

Feb 14, 2020
486. Go ALL in
22:30

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Showing up where the opportunities are
  • Not letting yourself stagnate
  • How bigger problems bring bigger hope and deeper connections
  • Failure leads to greater joy
  • How to prove to yourself that you’re all in
  • Stepping into your glory

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

What I’m talking about today is the theme for my Bliss Project event, and that is going all in. I didn’t really understand what this meant for a big portion of my life, but even now when I do, I didn’t realize how safe I was playing it. If you are done sitting in your comfort zone, you need to commit to a decision.

Feb 13, 2020
485. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about FRIENDSHIP answered
31:56

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How marriage works
  • Losing friends and making room for new ones
  • Transitioning from one group of friends to another
  • Dealing with loneliness

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Welcome to Questionably Awesome. Evans and I answer your questions about friendship, losing friends, making room for new friends, and grappling with transitions.

 

Question 1:

@jesswecann

Why do you think some friends stick with you through the mud of life and some bail?

 

Question 2:

@atracktive

How do you navigate the transition space when you know you're up-leveling your tribe but you also feel super isolated because the new up-leveled tribe hasn't come through yet?

Feb 12, 2020
484. Stop betraying yourself and people pleasing now - with Lacey Johnson
01:25:00

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Recognizing the beauty in people and the world
  • How trauma can shape you
  • How to stop people-pleasing
  • Breaking patterns and stepping into your calling
  • Hurting your family by being successful
  • Life gives you the lessons that you need

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

I was so lucky to connect with Lacey Johnson over the phone, and before even meeting with her in person I felt immediately connected. She has stories that are going to take your breath away and move you, and I can’t wait for you to hear them.

Question Highlights:

 

  • Why do you connect with people so well?
  • What got you interested in writing?
  • What are some things you saw in your life that shaped you
  • What was one of the biggest things you realized you were capable of creating?
  • How do we make room for letting our truth come out?
  • How does self-betrayal show up for you and what do you have to do?
  • What do you do to see the opportunity in life?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Lacey Johnson is an award-winning essayist, editor, and journalist. She has worked with a broad range of authors, celebrities and entrepreneurs — including Deepak Chopra and Daymond John. She founded The Wonder Report in 2018, and her words can be read in a variety of print and digital media sources including Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Woman’s Day, POPSUGAR, and OprahMag.com—many of which have been syndicated by Apple News, MSN, The Huffington Post, and Yahoo!

With a deep intrigue for human beings and fiery passion for smacking her readers in the face with the truth, she writes and reports boldly and introspectively about topics that challenge the status quo — in the realms of love and relationships, spirituality, trauma, women’s issues, wellness and the nuances of a successful and fulfilling life. She is also deep in the process of co-authoring her first book, which is a conscious and gutsy exploration of the illusions of fame, power, success, and the inescapability of humanness—all told through narratives involving some of the people the world most idolizes.

Feb 10, 2020
483. The three things that will make you successful
40:53

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The three things that set us apart
  • Being accountable
  • The three vital pieces of accountability
  • Controlling your environment
  • Thinking about the big picture

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

On this quickie, I’ve invited my husband along! We talk about 3 things that we know have made us successful and stand apart from the rest.

Feb 06, 2020
482. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about COURAGE answered
34:58

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Learning in a state of joy
  • Focusing on solutions and belief
  • Trying on the highest version of yourself
  • Feeling more like yourself
  • Meeting people with zero expectation

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Welcome to Questionably Awesome, where you’re going to find yourself questioning why you are listening. Evans and I answer your questions about doing a rebrand, finding courage, setting goals, and the fear of getting close to people.

 

Question 1:

@alecialindsay

How to be bold in sharing when your soul decided to do a "rebrand"?!

 

Question 2:

@katieandhercanines

How do you find the courage to leave the religion you grew up with and limiting beliefs?

 

Question 3:

@andi_ruth

HALP: I often fear the more people I get close to just leads to more stress and obligation to others.

Feb 05, 2020
481. BE the GIRL ON FIRE - with Cara Alwill

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Working with a publisher vs. self publishing
  • What happens when your dream comes true and you don’t realize it
  • Imposter syndrome
  • Getting the confidence to crown yourself
  • Serving people with purpose
  • Remaining fearless as your audience grows
  • Doing things that are uncomfortable for other people

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Whenever I get a chance to have a glass of champagne with someone, I’m probably not going to pass it up. With Cara Alwill being the creator of the Champagne Diet blog, I needed more of that. She is one of the most down to earth, champagne-loving girls girls I know. She has a new book called Girl on Fire that you are not going to want to miss.

 

Question Highlights:

 

  • What was the difference between working with publishers and self-publishing? 
  • Why do people always wait to be chosen instead of choosing themselves?
  • Can we skip the publisher process or is it a part of the journey?
  • Why do we need to burn the rule book in order to move forward?
  • What is your confident voice saying, and what is the other voice saying?
  • What are you available for?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Cara Alwill Leyba is a bestselling personal development author, mentor to women entrepreneurs and creator of The Champagne Diet blog. She has self-published eight bestselling books, including the worldwide sensation Girl Code, which have inspired women around the world to step into their power and fulfill their potential. Cara’s books have been translated into multiple languages like Russian, Chinese, Portuguese, Mongolian and Vietnamese. Her weekly podcast, Style Your Mind, has achieved over six million unique downloads as she continues the conversation started in Girl Code. Cara has been featured in Forbes, Glamour, Shape, Entrepreneur, Success, Cosmo, Marie Claire and many more publications.

Feb 03, 2020
481. BE the GIRL ON FIRE - with Cara Alwill
01:05:57

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Working with a publisher vs. self publishing
  • What happens when your dream comes true and you don’t realize it
  • Imposter syndrome
  • Getting the confidence to crown yourself
  • Serving people with purpose
  • Remaining fearless as your audience grows
  • Doing things that are uncomfortable for other people

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Whenever I get a chance to have a glass of champagne with someone, I’m probably not going to pass it up. With Cara Alwill being the creator of the Champagne Diet blog, I needed more of that. She is one of the most down to earth, champagne-loving girls girls I know. She has a new book called Girl on Fire that you are not going to want to miss.

 

Question Highlights:

 

  • What was the difference between working with publishers and self-publishing? 
  • Why do people always wait to be chosen instead of choosing themselves?
  • Can we skip the publisher process or is it a part of the journey?
  • Why do we need to burn the rule book in order to move forward?
  • What is your confident voice saying, and what is the other voice saying?
  • What are you available for?

 

 

Guest Bio:

Cara Alwill Leyba is a bestselling personal development author, mentor to women entrepreneurs and creator of The Champagne Diet blog. She has self-published eight bestselling books, including the worldwide sensation Girl Code, which have inspired women around the world to step into their power and fulfill their potential. Cara’s books have been translated into multiple languages like Russian, Chinese, Portuguese, Mongolian and Vietnamese. Her weekly podcast, Style Your Mind, has achieved over six million unique downloads as she continues the conversation started in Girl Code. Cara has been featured in Forbes, Glamour, Shape, Entrepreneur, Success, Cosmo, Marie Claire and many more publications.

Feb 03, 2020
480. Manifest faster!!
15:25

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Getting clear on what you want
  • Going on manifest walks
  • How to manifest big goals
  • My core values

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Today I want to talk about specificity. Why is it so important to be so specific in our lives with what we are asking for?

You must be clear on what you want, even if you don’t know what it is for sure. You will need those details to manifest the life you want.

Jan 30, 2020
479. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about TRIBE answered
33:35

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Crying at work
  • Finding people worth the effort
  • Staying committed when your tribe isn’t
  • Finding a tribe when you travel a lot
  • Staying connected

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about staying motivated when your tribe isn’t onboard, finding a tribe when you travel, and staying connected when life gets busy!

 

Question 1:

@alstew22

We finished your book, now what? Half of us want to keep going and the others don't seem like they are interested or committed.

 

Question 2:

@laurenksorensen

How do you find your tribe when you travel a lot?

 

Question 3:

@stbarbeau

How do you stay connected to your tribe when life gets busy?

Jan 29, 2020
478. Joy of missing out and getting organized - with Tonya Dalton
01:08:58

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Getting your family to buy in on your business ideas
  • Missing out on the joy in our lives due to clutter
  • How every yes is saying no to something else
  • Setting boundaries
  • The “sandwich” strategy
  • Giving yourself space
  • Having a priority list instead of a to do list

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

When I interviewed Tonya Dalton for this week’s show, I instantly knew I wanted to connect more with her in my life. She is a productivity expert, and we all could use some tools there. This podcast is so much fun and so clarifying, and you will find ways to get hacks out of this even if you are not a business owner or entrepreneur.

 

Question Highlights:

  • How did you start doing what you do?
  • Where do we start with productivity?
  • What does JOMO (Joy of Missing Out) mean?
  • How do we say no when it’s really challenging?
  • How can we give ourselves some breathing room when we need it?
  • How do you make peace with not taking on other’s priorities?
  • How often should we check in and get clarity?

 

Guest Bio:

Tonya Dalton is a productivity expert, author, speaker and founder of inkWELL Press Productivity Co, a company centered around productivity tools and training. She released her first book, The Joy of Missing Out, with Harper Collins in October.

Tonya’s messages about business management, productivity, and the pursuit of passion have impacted thousands and inspired her to launch her podcast, Productivity Paradox which has surpassed more than a million downloads. Her podcast regularly ranks in the top 50 of all business management podcasts on Apple Podcasts.

Tonya has been featured on Real Simple, Entrepreneur, Inc., Apartment Therapy, Lauren Conrad, and Fast Company among other places. In 2019, Tonya received the  Enterprising Woman of the Year Award and was named North Carolina's Female Entrepreneur to Watch by The Ladders. 

Jan 27, 2020
477. Joy & Pain Share a Lane
15:17

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-How joy and grief go hand in hand

-Processing grief and letting yourself feel it

-Not isolating yourself

-Supporting yourself

 

Resources:

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss



Show Notes:

Joy and grief exist together on the same highway. While holding my dream event, my best friend and puppy, Waffles, passed away. If you’re in a good place right now, don’t worry, this will only make it better. And if you’re experiencing grief and loss, I express my deepest sorrow for you. In the process of experiencing pain and loss, I’m also noticing my heart expanding in love as well.

Jan 23, 2020
476. Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about COURAGE answered
31:58

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Being supported by friends

-Sharing your pain to bond more with people

-Tools to help you be courageous

-Jumping into the fear

-Asking for help

-Letting people know you’re there

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss



Show Notes:

We’re back with another episode of Questionably Awesome with me and Evans! We’ve got our favorite quotes of the week, and we answer your questions about courage and helping others in your life to be more courageous.

 

Review of the Week:

 

AmandaLeeSouthernSoul

"More than just a podcast!  “Earn Your Happy” is amazing . Not only is it incredible alone - making me laugh, cry and feel like I’m connected to a supportive community, but is a gateway to new podcasts, inspirational people to follow on instagram along with adding to my ever growing book collection! I binge at work and get those weird looks when I bust out laughing at Lori and Evans (whatever totally worth it) and constantly take notes from the amazing guests on the show. This has truly been such a blessing that I stumbled upon casually looking through podcasts one day.

So grateful for this podcast to bring me back down from the stories I tell myself that are not true, get back into my higher self mindset and be my authentic self with no apologies!"

 

Question 1:

@goodvibes_chelsea

What are some tools that helped you to be courageous?

 

Question 2:

@al.lanz

What gives you the courage to jump into the fear?

 

Question 3:

@meg_cole_

How do you support others to be courageous?

Jan 22, 2020
475. Creating Life-Changing Art While Remaining Anonymous - with Atticus
01:08:59

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-How our environment can feed who we are

-Getting out of a creative block

-Giving yourself grace to have incomplete ideas

-The “tortured artist”

-Having a human connection while remaining anonymous

-Making room for possibilities

-Finding a balance between creative and business ambitions

-Feeling stuck and how to get unstuck

 

Resources:

-Atticuspoetry.com

-The Truth About Magic

-@atticuspoetry

-Wine: winc.com/lostpoet

-Podcast: atticuspoetry.com/pages/podcast

-becomealigned.com

 

 



Show Notes:

Atticus, the two-time anonymous best-selling author has taken the world by storm with his beautiful poetry and his powerful themes of love and strength of the human spirit. He remains anonymous so he can “write from the shadows” and share from his heart without judgement. I went deep on asking him about this, wondering what it’s like to create like that, and how we can art from a place where we feel exposed.

 

Question Highlights:

-How did your environment feed who you are now?

-When did you discover that you had something worth putting down?

-How did your inspiration come through for you?

-How do you notice when you’re feeling stuck, and how do you get out of it?

-Do you ever regret being anonymous?

-Where do you feel these creative ideas are coming from?

-What advice do you have for people who feel really stuck in life?

-What is your favorite poem?

 

Guest Bio:

Atticus is the anonymous New York Times Bestselling author of Love Her Wild, The Dark Between Stars and The Truth About Magic.

He is a storyteller and observer. Born in the Pacific Northwest, he’s spent much of his life exploring the world and now calls California his home.

He loves the ocean, the desert, and playing with words.

Jan 20, 2020
474: Pushing Through the Hard Times with Lindsey Schwartz
13:31

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-How training others can lead to the growth you need

-Quieting our limiting beliefs

-How confidence comes from overcoming difficulties

 

Resources:

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

We’ve got another quickie this week, and to add to the fun I’ve got a special guest today that you’ve probably heard before, Lindsey Schwartz. We’re in the middle of our “train the trainer” event, Eventluv, for speakers and facilitators. We talk about how training can lead to growth, and about how doing the hard things you need to do is what results in real confidence and magic.

Jan 16, 2020
473. Questionably Awesome - Your Burning Questions Answered
38:29

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Being in transition

-Turning unwanted criticism into compassion

-The importance of communication

-Having tough conversations

-Letting go of the mainstream idea of balance

-Talk to yourself as if you’re talking to a friend

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

-Watch: Radical Candor

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about transitions, communication, and work/life/everything else balance.

 

Review of the Week:

mandisueday

Lori’s heartfelt and motivating messages are top of her game! When her co-host Evans joined, the podcast gained a playful and witty spirit that I absolutely adore! While listening to this podcast, I gained my first client! I also gained more self appreciation and a BIG ‘ol healthy dose of laughter. 😂This is my weekly bliss. Thank you Lori and Evans. You have truly blessed my life. I love you guys!

 

Question 1:

@magzszs

How do you transition from an old environment into your new environment without being rude?

 

Question 2:

@al.lanz

What are your struggles with communication and how have you moved on from those?

 

Question 3:

@cbello4410

How do you balance life, work, working on yourself and making sure you have time for others?

Jan 15, 2020
472: Unleash your sexy + recover your confidence with Tara Romano
01:10:00

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

-The transformations that Tara has seen

-Showing up regardless of your mood

-Practicing consistency daily

-Holding a mirror up to yourself

-Taking massive action

-Avoiding self-sabotage

-Living guilt-free

-Setting aside time for yourself

-How important communication is

 

Resources:

-tararomano.com

-toneandtease.com

-yourlifeunleashedevent.com

-Instagram: @tara_romano

-becomealigned.com

 

Show Notes:

Tara Romano, every year at my Bliss event, blows everyone’s mind, rocks their world, and makes them feel 100 times sexier. Her heart is so beautiful, and she is that person who you feel so invited to be your biggest, best self in front of. She makes doing crazy dance moves feel comfortable. She is hilarious, she is fun, and she is so talented. We get into her mindset, where it comes from, and how you can unleash yourself to show up as that wild, big, bold, sexy version of yourself.

 

Question Highlights:

-How did you get started with this?

-What did bartending help you learn that you use now?

-What did the years leading up to your big success look like, and how does it feel now?

-What would you say to the person who isn’t yet seeing themselves in the right light?

-What were the things you did that finally made a difference?

-How have you been able to find the joy within hard things?

-Do the behaviors that you used to self-sabotage ever resurface still?

 

Guest Bio:

Tara Romano is a serial entrepreneur, performer, teacher, personal development junkie and unshakable optimist dedicated to helping you unleash and let go so that you can become the best version of you. She has an insatiable curiosity about what it means to live life to the fullest.

Whether it’s hosting Tone & Tease masterclasses around the world, speaking at conferences, or confessing the struggles of her love for carbo loaded temptations on an IG live, she wants you to know, being perfectly imperfect is something to celebrate!

Jan 13, 2020
471: Make your 2020 Vision a Reality with this Missing Piece
30:41

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Using visualization to have breakthroughs
  • Facing the things you are afraid of
  • Embracing the things you are meant to do
  • Starting the things you need to and following through

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

I have a huge ask for you. No matter how you feel about visualization, I want you to go along with me. For me, and so many top performers, visualization is so important. Just keep your eyes closed and let your mind wander. We’re going to be going through a process of start, stop, face, and embrace. Get comfortable, because we’re going to be here for the next 20 minutes.

Jan 09, 2020
470: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about COMMUNICATION answered
30:40

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Being in transition
  • Turning unwanted criticism into compassion
  • The importance of communication
  • Having tough conversations
  • Letting go of the mainstream idea of balance
  • Talk to yourself as if you’re talking to a friend

Resources:


Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about transitions, communication, and work/life/everything else balance.

Review of the Week:

mandisueday

Lori’s heartfelt and motivating messages are top of her game! When her co-host Evans joined, the podcast gained a playful and witty spirit that I absolutely adore! While listening to this podcast, I gained my first client! I also gained more self-appreciation and a BIG ‘ol healthy dose of laughter. 😂This is my weekly bliss. Thank you Lori and Evans. You have truly blessed my life. I love you guys!

 

Question 1:

@magzszs

How do you transition from an old environment into your new environment without being rude?

Question 2:

@al.lanz

What are your struggles with communication and how have you moved on from those?

Question 3:

@cbello4410

How do you balance life, work, working on yourself and making sure you have time for others?

Jan 08, 2020
469: Scaling your dreams and business with Ali Grant
01:00:59

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

-How Ali helps brands + influencers work together

-Growth mode + creating a company culture

-Celebrating employee milestones

-Keeping up with an ever-changing social media landscape

-Figuring out TikTok

-Moving past imposter syndrome

-Making mistakes + not getting bent up over them

-Having a strong why behind a product

-Creating authentic social media content

 

Resources:

 

-besocialpr.com

-Instagram: @besocialgroup

-Instagram: @aligrant

-Read: Radical Candor

-becomealigned.com

Show Notes:

Ali Grant is a leader who has built an extraordinary business. Her company, Be Social, helps influencers and corporations build powerhouse brands. Be Social is currently scaling and growing, so this conversation is a must-listen if you are interested in building a vision bigger than yourself and want to know how it’s done.

 

Question Highlights:

-How do you create a company culture if you're a small business?

-How do you show up as the leader and keep people excited about your vision?

-What gets you back into your creativity?

-How should influencers approach TikTok?

-What do you do to keep yourself really grounded every single day?

-What are three things that make people uber successful in business?

-What makes a product go viral?

 

Guest Bio:

Ali Grant launched Be Social in 2012 as one of the first agencies executing integrated influencer outreach and collaboration. Today, the communications group is headquartered in Los Angeles specializing in digital-forward campaigns for lifestyle, wellness and beauty brands and talent.

With Ali at the helm, Be Social has been named one of Inc.’s fastest growing businesses, spearheading digital campaigns across influencers, social, events and publicity.

Be Social is a member of the The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and The PR Net. The firm supports and is partnered with the Freedom & Fashion non-profit, which uses the arts of fashion and beauty to empower youth overcoming trafficking, homelessness and other injustices.

Jan 06, 2020
468: This is your breakthrough year
23:19

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Making every year better than your last even if it’s hard

-Making choices that don’t betray yourself

-Busting your ass but also taking time to rest + recover

-Creating a sense of urgency to get your message out

-Believing that you are loved + protected by God or the Universe

-The bravery involved in failing + the potential for failure to propel us into bigger arenas

 

Resources:

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

Before we really get stuck into 2020, I want you to take time here to be proud of the things that you've done. Think of a moment last year where you showed up when you didn't want to, and got results. We have to get really grateful for these moments. And I want to say welcome to 2020. Welcome to this epic opportunity where you get to create a year that is different from the last and you get to make choices in the direction that you want to go. This is truly time to create and rise up and put things out in the world in such a massive way. I want you to treat 2020 like it is your last year to play. Find the courage, energy and strength to do something big and different. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

Jan 02, 2020
467: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about GOALS answered
25:04

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-The downside of gossip

-Creating a new position for yourself at work

-Taking the time to appreciate the little things

-What to read if you struggle to find the time

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

Happy new year! Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about goals. We cover goal-setting at work, setting an intention to find joy in your life and how to meet your reading goals. 

 

Review of the Week:

MsLids

Another aha moment thanks to Lori and Evans! Whenever I need some inspiration, laughter or an aha moment, I tune into Earn Your Happy, and usually there is always something in an episode that is exactly what I need to hear. I was listening to Evans and Lori talk about pivots and Lori was sharing the story about baby sea turtles and it was the aha, calming advice I needed. You see I’m a mom to a 14 year old middle schooler that has really struggled this year and my momma bear has wanted to come in and “fix” it. Hearing that the turtles need to struggle on land so they can survive in the sea was a great analogy for parenting middle school girls. This struggle is part of her learning how to figure things out and my job is to provide her with the tools to help but not do it for her. Thanks as always for the motivation!!

 

Question 1:

Morgan

I took a job recently that feels like the right thing right now, but as soon as a better opportunity comes up I want to take it. How do I do that without feeling guilty about leaving my current job?

 

Question 2:

@aspengineer

How do you have time for reading? Reading more is a big goal!

 

Question 3:

@cailynprins

What are the little things you do every day to bring yourself joy?

Jan 01, 2020
466: Start, Stop, Face and Embrace in 2020 with Chris Harder
51:20

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Our Become Aligned course

-The experiential economy + EventLuv

-Our New Year’s Eve manifesting ritual

-Why Chris decided not to go to Justin Beiber’s party + P Diddy’s 50th birthday

-How Lori’s building a physical product business 

-Chris’ plan to write a book in 2020

-Mentally detaching from the desire to please people

-Saying no to things, even when you want to support people

-The need to keep growing + developing

-Having tough conversations with people because you want to love them more

-Facing reality about your physical health

-The fine line between giving yourself grace + holding yourself accountable

-Knowing your value + obeying the law of chemistry

 

Resources:

-fortheloveofmoney.com

-Instagram: @chriswharder

-becomealigned.com

-eventluv.com

 

Show Notes:

This episode is with my husband, Chris Harder. He interviewed me for our end-of-year wrap on his show, For The Love Of Money, and I liked it so much I decided to share it with you. It is all about the things that we are going to be doing - and not doing - to become the next version of ourselves. Tag us on Instagram and tell us what you’re going to start, stop, face and embrace in 2020. 

Question Highlights:

-What are you gonna start doing?

-What are you gonna stop doing? 

-What are you gonna face? 

-What are you going to embrace? 

Guest Bio:

After an 11-year career as an executive and partner in the banking industry, Chris experienced plenty of success, however he severely lacked fulfillment – and was completely burned out. Recognizing that a change needed to be made, he retired from banking in 2011 and partnered with his wife, Lori, and her brand, LoriHarder.com, along with their Isagenix network marketing business. Chris now handles most of the business affairs and business coaching for their two multimillion dollar brands, and has found exactly the fulfillment and happiness he was seeking in a career.

Chris is the host of the new hit podcast, “For the Love of Money”, aimed at helping people bust through their money mindset blocks to become unapologetic about their pursuit of wealth. It is through interviewing business moguls and celebrities and exposing their exciting stories of contribution and philanthropy that he helps prove that money is a tool for good in a world with many needs.

Dec 30, 2019
465: Make room for your 2020 dreams
07:56

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Getting clear on what’s important to you in 2020

-Checking in with your dreams every time you go to make plans

Resources:

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

It’s almost time for the new year, and we get to choose how we feel about it. There is so much beautiful energy around 2020 of manifesting what you want and getting rid of what you don't want. A lot of times I fail at reaching my goals because I’m prioritizing things that are less important or not important or things that I don't actually want, and I get stuck in the busy work. And the more and more clear that I've gotten about letting go of things, the more I’ve been able to focus on what matters. I want you to ask some simple questions:

-What needs to go? 

-Who do you need to say no to? 

-What do you need to stop doing? 

-What do you need to let go of in order to make room for what you want?

I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

Dec 26, 2019
464: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about GOALS answered
27:14

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Avoiding the rabbithole of worrying that you’re making the wrong decisions

-Digging yourself out of sad places as fast as possible

-Developing a sense of urgency around your goals

-Hiring an assistant or contractor before you’re ready

-How scrolling Instagram only delivers the picture-perfect aspect of someone’s life

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about goals. If you’re in a place where you’re consistently not reaching your goals, it’s time to get realistic about where you’re at energetically. Maybe you’re not doing the things to hold yourself accountable to your goals, like telling people or putting money down. Maybe you don’t have enough willpower left at the end of the day to focus on another thing and you need to prioritize self-care so that you can be the person who can achieve your goals. Wherever you’re at, we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Just know that things are working even when they feel like they're not working and all you need to know is, you’ve got this. 

 

Review of the Week:

chandlerrae12

My Cup of Energy & Life in the Mornings! Good morning Lori and Evans (btw, love your name!)! Just wanted to start off by saying that you two are my pick-me-up for the rest of the day on Tuesdays and Thursdays as I am driving to class - especially in Phoenix traffic! I feel as though I am sitting right there with you, sipping on my iced matcha latte, laughing at the hilarious tangents and ideas that are thought of; you guys need someone to make a list of all your brilliant ideas, haha! Anyway, I love you both so much and appreciate your wisdom for this soon-to-be college grad! Everything is so relatable and so true. Keep on being your authentic selves and I will continue to do the same. Much Love, Chandler Derby

 

Question 1:

@empowermentwithelizabeth

Advice for when you invest in yourself, do the work, but feel like year after year you're not reaching goals/not much further than the previous year?

 

Question 2:

@tay_pelletier

How can you prioritize goals without losing work/life balance?

 

Question 3:

@mindset_michelle

How many goals at a time can you work on?

Dec 25, 2019
463: Playing BIG and holding your own with Hannah Lux-Davis
01:26:45

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

-Hannah’s destination wedding in Paris

-Why she has zero regrets about her dress

-What Hannah does for fun

-Transitioning from music videos to more narrative projects

-Working collaboratively to bring an artist’s vision to life

-The rise of female directors

 

Resources:

-hannahluxdavis.com

-Instagram: @hannahluxdavis

-becomealigned.com

-eventluv.com

 

Show Notes:

Hannah Lux-Davis is an award-winning director who works with musicians like Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Ray. In this conversation we cover everything from how she started in filmmaking as a production assistant and make-up artist to why she avoids jumping on Instagram.

 

Question Highlights:

-How do you deal with lots of big personalities and potentially big egos?

-How do you stay focused on something when there is a lot of pressure?

-How do you avoid getting stuck when things aren’t going your way?

-What shows up in your body and mind when you're not in alignment with your work?

-How do you tap into your creativity? 

-What do wish people who would like to emulate your career would ask you?

 

Guest Bio:

Hannah Lux-Davis is an award-winning American filmmaker best known for her striking imagery and iconic vision. The industry's top artists consistently trust her to create boundary-pushing music videos that garner billions of views around the globe. With experience and design, directing and editing, she curates every detail on her projects from start to finish.

Dec 23, 2019
462: A perspective that will give you superpowers
12:13

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-EventLuv - there’s only 11 spots left!

-Why having the right perspective is everything

-How changing your perspective when things are tough is the real work

-How to flip your perspective

 

Resources:

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

Perspective is a beautiful thing that can turn something negative into something that is actually life changing and positive. I practice flipping my perspective all the time because the most successful and happy people that I know all have this power. What is something you can change your mind about? For example maybe you’re going to the gym and feel like you hate it and you’re not seeing results. Thank yourself for showing up and doing something hard because you are building that muscle of showing up even when you don’t feel like it’s worth it. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

Dec 19, 2019
461: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about JOY answered
35:48

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Feeling overwhelmed during the holiday season

-How sorrow and contrast prepare you for joy

-Self-care assessments

-How in order to be great, you have to be willing to bomb

-Knowing when you need to ask for help 

-Refusing to be responsible for other people’s happiness

-Not rewarding shitty behavior

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about joy. Happy holidays! And don’t worry if you’re a little out of routine - we're gonna get back to our normal feelings and pant sizes soon. 

Review of the Week:

KarlBird18 ★★★★★ "

The Earn Your Happy podcast is the fuel for my fire and never fails to bring a spark of joy into my life (a big spark!). Every Wednesday morning, Lori and Evans join me for my morning workout, motivating me to keep working on my dreams in their fun and silly ways. On more than one occasion, people stop to ask me why I’m smiling and giggling so much during my workout and I love to recommend the podcast to them. My friends and I have inside jokes inspired by Lori and Evan’s witty conversations (Jugernut 😂) and I feel like we’re all one big tribe cheering on each other’s dreams and celebrating our authenticity. Whenever I’m feeling anxious or down on myself, I’ll re-visit Lori’s quickies for an instant dose of motivation or the Questionably Awesome episodes to remind me that life is meant to be enjoyed! I have it on my vision board to one day meet Lori and Evans and to attend the Bliss Project! Thank you both for shining and sharing your irreplaceable awesomeness!
Chelsey Bird

 

Question 1:
@al.lanz

What do you do when you feel like nothing is joyful?

Question 2:

@brittgalipeau

How do you help people find joy within themselves and stop relying on you for their joy?

Dec 18, 2019
460: Be the greatest you with Trent Shelton
01:03:48

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

-EventLuv - there are only 11 spots left!

-The impetus behind Trent’s work - he lost a friend to suicide eight years ago

-How he started playing football and the role models that made his success possible

-Living for yourself, not other people

-Breaking relationships down to three levels 

-Trent’s morning ritual - appreciation, affection, accomplishment and activity

-Protecting your peace

-Helping people turn their pain into power

-Accepting everything about yourself



Resources:

-trentshelton.com

-Instagram: @trentshelton

-Read: The Greatest You

-Read: Straight Up

-becomealigned.com

-eventluv.com

 

Show Notes:

Trent Shelton is a professional footballer turned motivational speaker, writer and coach. His mission is to help people find promise in their darkest hours and be their greatest self. To do this he teaches about riding out storms, having a perspective that life is to serve you and protecting your peace at all costs.

 

Question Highlights:

-Where do you find the motivation every day to talk to people?

-How do you come back from those moments where you feel like you did something horrible or disappointed people?

-What are some of the rituals that you do to start going in the direction that you want to go each morning?

-How do you handle criticism in your DMs ?

-How do you be content with what's going on right now while also striving to be better and reach your highest potential?

 

Guest Bio:

Trent Shelton is a former NFL wide receiver (having been a member of the Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins) that is now considered one of the most impactful speakers of this generation. He reaches over 50 million people weekly through his various social media outlets and non-profit organization, RehabTime. Shelton travels the world sharing his message of creating lasting change in life. He and his wife Maria live in Fort Worth, Texas, with their two children, Tristan and Maya.

Dec 16, 2019
459: The most important thing you can do
15:15

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Eventluv - it’s in January and spots are running out
  • Short-term versus long-term joy
  • Giving yourself grace and staying compassionate
  • Fully expressing yourself and not caring if other people like it or not
  • Bringing more fun to everything

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

I’m recording this episode on my 39th birthday. I’m feeling deep gratitude, and I want to share with you the most important thing I have learned about life. Our only job is to stay in joy. Sometimes we are so far from it that we don’t even know what it would look like to be in joy. So to be in joy we need to focus on what fulfills us and what makes us proud of ourselves. Whether it’s taking your vitamins, putting that voodoo doll down or meditating, take all the steps to focus on the good you can do for yourself and in the world.  I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

Dec 12, 2019
458: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about COMMUNICATION answered
28:31

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Evans’ real name

-The amazing results we get from being consistent

-Clearing out the clutter

-Preparing for tough conversations

-Giving yourself grace to get emotional

-Recognizing that we don’t always get closure and justice

-Non-threatening ways of opening up communication

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about communication. 

 

Review of the Week:

Lindsay Klix

"This is actually my second review for this podcast, my first one was back when it first started and there were only a handful of episodes. This is the first podcast that I began listening to on a regular basis, and every podcast I listen to now, I first heard about here. I always listen while working alone in my pottery studio and in every episode I learn such amazing life lessons, gain inspiration, and have fun and laugh. This right here is what the world needs more of! Thank you Lori, and thank you Evans for giving us all this amazing gift!❤️"


Question 1:

@caitlynjansen

How do you overcome crying when in a serious heated argument with a significant other?

Question 2:

@andi_ruth

How do you know when you need to have a tough conversation vs handling the issue within yourself?

Question 3:

@_hales.yea_

In a "sitdown talk" how do you get them to open up when they never have and just don’t know how to?

Dec 11, 2019
457: Mastering and manifesting relationships - romantic and platonic with Stefanos Sifandos
01:04:30

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

-Facing rejection 

-Being upfront when we’re dating

-Developing a secure sense of self 

-Releasing pressure to be in a serious relationship by a certain time

-Avoiding the unrealistic expectation that your partner meets all your needs

-Learning how to constructively disagree 

 

Resources:

-stefanossifandos.com

-stefanossifandos.com/bethequeen

-Instagram: @stefanossifandos

-becomealigned.com

 

Show Notes:

Stefanos Sifandos started studying relationships because he sucked at them. He was pretending he was faithful, happy and unafraid when the opposite was true. Eventually he got tired of trying to hide his childhood traumas and pain and started to look at every aspect of himself. His own journey sparked questions about healing the planet, and now he merges the best of Eastern and Western philosophies to help others enhance their lives and intimate relationships. 

 

Question Highlights:

-How did you start to fall in love with the dynamics of relationships?

-How can you attract a partner who’s really in alignment with what you’re doing?

-How do you know what your partner should be to you and what should be being filled by other people?

-How do we release stories and timelines around when we’re supposed to be married or have found a partner?

-What advice do you have for people that want to take a risk but fear they might end up worse off?

-You're about to be married. How do you share your truth with your fiancée, and what does it look like when you fight?

 

Guest Bio:

Stefanos Sifandos has traversed the depths of his own pain, suicidal thoughts and profound fears and created innovative methodologies and models for navigating the often difficult path of contemporary manhood and intimate relationships. His work merges the best of Eastern and Western philosophies to bring people closer to their potential. On this journey Stefanos has worked with thousands of men and women from all over the world including elite special forces soldiers, Olympic gold medalists and world champion fighters.

Dec 09, 2019
456: Your mindset is holding you back
10:56

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Eventluv

-Developing a mindset to live the life you want

-Forgiving other people and yourself

-Getting your power back

 

Resources:

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

To live the life you want, you have to change your mindset. You have to be able to let go of the things that have happened to you. You have to have the mindset to be able to forgive yourself and others. It’s so easy to self sabotage, to beat yourself up for something you ate or said. If you’re blaming someone else, what would you need to do to start getting your power back? I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

Dec 05, 2019
455: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions answered
37:02

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Our Thanksgiving plans

-Why change is so hard in the beginning

-How monetizing a passion can make it feel less fun

-People who jump from passion to passion

-The 90-day rule

-Giving yourself the freedom to cancel things

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

-Watch: Radical Candor

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about ending good things to welcome the great, putting fierce boundaries around your calendar and our favorite ways to practice self-care.

 

Review of the Week:

Gabs2595

"My daily brew. I have to admit Lori's podcast has transformed my life one podcast at the time. I just wanted to say thank you for reminding me that I can unapologetically be myself day in and day out. I look forward to each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Her talks, guest and co-host, Evans, have become part of my morning routine. Again I would EXTREMELY recommend this to anyone. ☺️"

 

Question 1:
@meg_mcbell_

How do you find your passion, and how do you know where to take it from there?

 

Question 2:

@addiemicaela

How do you know when you start to lose your sense of balance in life, and how do you correct it?

Dec 04, 2019
454: Advocating For Yourself with Annie Spano
01:06:17

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

-EventLuv

-Annie’s experience of losing her mom in high school

-How her mom fueled her success by cheering her on

-Spending the first year of her marriage unemployed and living at her father-in-law’s

-Moving away from family and friends

-Being bullied at work

-Finding an online business community

-Dedicating your time to the things that fuel you

-Hosting an event where lots of things went wrong

-Testing your business idea before jumping all-in

-Having self-awareness and compassion for others

 

Resources:

-stylecollective.us 

-anniespano.com

-Instagram: @stylecollective

-Instagram: @annie_spano

-becomealigned.com

-eventluv.com

 

Show Notes:

In 2015 Annie Spano was lost and depressed because she was being bullied at her corporate job. Then she started blogging and connected with other women bloggers. Having that community made her feel like herself again. She decided to leave her job and create a membership-based blogger tribe for women, Style Collective.  

 

Question Highlights:

 

-How did you build a dream when you and your husband were both unemployed? 

 

-Is it possible for people to figure out what they want if they’re in a bad environment?

-How do you deal when people say you’re selfish for prioritizing your needs?

-What is the worst thing you’ve experienced in business?

-How can people start building a support system from nothing?

-How do you operate from abundance even when people take advantage?

 

Guest Bio:

Annie Spano is a former math teacher and corporate marketer with a BS in mathematics education and an MBA. She is the Founder of Style Collective, an online supportive community with influencer education that empowers women to find their purpose, be inclusive and achieve success. 

Style Collective was created in reaction to an experience no other woman should ever have. In late 2015, Annie left her job in corporate marketing after being bullied and harassed by another woman in the workplace. The experience left her feeling defeated and emotionally drained. She wished there was a way for women to work together and help each other achieve success. Annie has since made it her mission to empower other women, improve their happiness, and help them achieve their goals through sisterhood and support of a shared passion. Style Collective is the realization of that mission.

Dec 02, 2019
453: Here's what's missing in your life
20:13

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-EventLuv

-Giving up on martyring yourself

-Taking 100% responsibility for your life

-Moving past trauma

-Giving yourself grace and loving yourself into better decisions

-Asking better questions to get better answers

 

Resources:

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

Today we are talking about giving yourself what you need. That means giving yourself great questions to solve and forgiving or releasing people who have harmed you so that you can move forward. A lot of us are saying that we feel hopeless or anxious or we don't have the friends or life that we want. But if we ask the right questions, we’ll get better answers, so I’ve put together some questions for you.

  1. How are you feeling?
  2. What do you need to do to change those feelings?
  3. How often do you need to do it?
  4. What’s your first step to getting started?
  5. How will you make this happen?
  6. How long will it take until it becomes a habit?

Promise yourself that you won’t give up until your needs are met. 

Nov 28, 2019
452: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about PASSIONS answered
35:24

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Evans’ wedding -- it happened!

-Post-wedding depression -- it’s a thing!

-How having purpose makes us happy

-Scheduling time for your passion

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

-Read: Maybe You Should Talk To Someone

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about passion. We cover what we’re loving right now, why people who say what they don’t know what their passion is are being kind of lazy and why following your passion is not always super fun.

 

Review of the Week:

Alli Stewart

Satisfied beyond ultimate satisfaction. When Lori’s Quickies are just as satisfying as her interview based podcasts, your life changes, the heavens open up and your heart and brain align. I cannot get over the way that Lori mixes up what Earn Your Happy provides to listeners. She has something for everyone, even if they are in different seasons of their life. To Lori and Evans, thank you for being the girlfriends, coaches, sisters, and mentors we all need. Xoxo

 

Question 1:

@mrs.christinaricks

How in the heckenbob do you actually figure out what your passion is?!

 

Question 2:

@chelsey.bird

Lori and Evans, what are you passionate about right now?

 

Question 3:

@klintner

How do you keep your passion moving in a forward direction without letting little distractions detour you?

Nov 27, 2019
451: Your best life is happening parallel to the storms with Alex Banayan
01:09:48

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

-EventLuv

-How being an author in 2019 is really five jobs in one

-The third door to success

-Avoiding the comparison spiral

-Giving yourself permission to be mindfully angry 

-Being a work in progress

-The lessons of betrayal

-Letting people show you who they are

 

Resources:

-becomealigned.com

-eventluv.com

-Twitter: @AlexBanayan

-Facebook: @AlexBanayan

-Instagram: @alexbanayan

-The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers

 

Show Notes:

Author of The Third Door Alex Banayan returns to the podcast to talk about what his life has been like since his book came out. In this conversation we don’t just cover the positive aspects of his success. We also go deep into pain, betrayal and anger, and the lessons we can draw from them. 

 

Question Highlights:

  • How do you get your book out there once it’s written? 
  • What is one of the biggest lessons that you've extracted from pushing something out into the world that has been such a labor of love? 
  • How do you manage your mindset when things aren’t looking perfect?
  • How do you deal with things that feel incomplete and are never going to feel right to you?
  • How do you balance the desire to not offend and disappoint but also own who you are and where you've come from?
  • How do you learn to walk away and know that you can’t fix a relationships?

 

Guest Bio:

Alex Banayan is the only nationally bestselling business author under 30 in America. His book The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers has been translated into more than a dozen languages. Over the course of his unprecedented seven-year journey, Banayan interviewed the most innovative leaders of the past half-century, including Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Larry King, Maya Angelou, Steve Wozniak, Jane Goodall, Jessica Alba, Quincy Jones, and more.

The day before his freshman-year final exams Banayan hacked The Price is Right, won a sailboat, sold it, and used the money to fund his larger-than-life adventure. Since then, Banayan has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, Business Insider’s Most Powerful People Under 30, and has been featured in major media, including The Washington Post, Fortune, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News, and NBC News. An acclaimed keynote speaker, Banayan has presented the Third Door framework to business conferences and corporate leadership teams around the world, including Apple, Google, Nike, IBM, Snapchat, Salesforce and Disney.

Nov 25, 2019
450: Build more confidence now
18:23

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Courage, confidence and self-compassion
  • Changing your environment to support new habits
  • Facing fear because it’s part of evolving
  • Building a tribe of people who love you no matter what

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Courage, confidence and self-compassion are not something that we’re born with. They are built, and we need to build them in the right environment so pay attention to the people that you're around, what you're listening to and what you're choosing to think. If we have not changed what we are hearing, seeing and believing, then our old habits are being reinforced. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

Nov 21, 2019
449: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about RELATIONSHIPS answered
33:23

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Evans’ impending wedding (it’s so close!)

-Consistently putting yourself out there

-The many forms of support

-Couples counselling

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

-Learn more: Still Soul Studio (in Charleston, S.C.)

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about relationships. We cover how you can support your partner or spouse even when you don’t want to do everything they do and how to communicate about problems before you turn into a big ball of resentment.

 

Review of the Week:

Lexi__Bean

You two are the fun teachers!
Lori and Evans! You two are a match made in podcast heaven!! You two are the fun teachers that we all loved in school but still learned so much in the process. You both make self development fun, exciting, and FUNNY! Everything clicks so much faster when I listen to Questionably Awesome! I also love your other episodes, Lori. You choose the best guests and I love that you have something for every mood I'm in! Hands down my favorite podcast EVER!!! Love and blessings to you both!

 

Question 1:

@_erinjeanne

I'd love to know how to balance between compromise and non-negotiables.

 

Question 2:

@amandaibarkley

I'm so self-conscious in relationships, I can never tell if they actually like me. Help!

Nov 20, 2019
448: How to ASK your way to your goals with David Meltzer
01:02:21

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

-David’s childhood with a single mother and five siblings

-Being driven to buy his mom a house and a car

-Becoming a millionaire nine months out of law school

-Giving away his first paycheck after losing everything

-Understanding time and ego

-Learning to stay in business

-Radical humility

 

Resources:

-dmeltzer.com

-Instagram: @davidmeltzer

-YouTube: David Meltzer

-LinkedIn: David Meltzer

-Listen: The Playbook podcast

-Watch: Elevator Pitch

-Becomealigned.com

 

Show Notes:

David Meltzer is a sports marketing genius and serial entrepreneur who lives his life by the principles of gratitude, empathy, accountability and effective communication. Utilizing these principles allows him to live by his mission, which is to make a lot of money, help a lot of people and have a lot of fun. And I gained so much wisdom from this conversation. If you have an idea to start a business, if you have a business, if you have an idea, or even just a pulse, you're going to love this episode. Listen in to hear how David’s loss of a $100 million portfolio led him to reassess his values and find the clarity, balance and focus he needed to pursue his real potential. 

 

Question Highlights:

-What are the keys to clear, loving communication and having tough conversations?

-What was it like when you realized you were about to lose everything? 

-Do you plan everything on your calendar?

-How do we overcome the fear of rejection when we ask for help?

-How do you know when to go full throttle on your vision?

-Do you suffer from distraction and comparison?

 

Guest Bio:

David Meltzer is currently the CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, one of the world’s leading sports and entertainment marketing agencies, which he co-founded with Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon. Prior to S1M, he spent 25 years as an entrepreneur in legal technology, sports and entertainment industries as CEO of the world’s first smartphone, the PC-EPhone, and later as CEO of the world’s most notable sports agency, Leigh Steinberg Sports and Entertainment.

Nov 18, 2019
447: Dealing with doubt
12:05

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Choosing to focus on the positive and the potential

-The importance of taking care of your health

-Giving yourself permission to feel doubt

-Limiting the amount of decisions you have to make

-Borrowing faith and belief when you need to

 

Resources:

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

-Read: Sleep Smarter

-Read: The Happiness Advantage

 

Show Notes:

I just got back from an amazing trip to NYC. That city, I swear to you, is like the most amazing perspective shifter. It's so incredible to me how this city of millions and millions of people just thrives in the chaos. I think it’s a perfect example of how you can choose to focus on either the negative or the positive. Coming back from my trip I got a head cold so I’m not feeling great. When I’m feeling under the weather is when I start doubting myself. And I realized that at this time of building a new company, I'm going to have to take even better care of myself. So if you want to be successful, pay attention to who you're around, what you're listening to, what you're doing and what you're eating. Just remember that your foundation and what you're capable of doing will really come from how much you take care of yourself and how much you focus on trying to build willpower. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

Nov 14, 2019
446: Your burning questions about PIVOTS answered
28:56

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-The human need to be challenged

-Embracing everything in life, including the problems

-Staying grounded when you’re pivoting

-Keeping your to-do list short

-Why fixing things for people is a disservice

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about pivots. Learn how to tell when you’re pivoting too often, when you need to pivot and how to keep yourself sane in the process of doing something challenging and new. 

 

Review of the Week:

Danye

Bathrobes Anonymous Thank You! For giving permission to all of us to spend more time working from home in our fluffy pink bathrobes! When can we expect for this fashion trend to be acceptable out of the house? Ah, I love all of the episodes but I truly enjoy the mindless banter and wisdom of your Q and A days! Loved hearing from Lindsey as well! I hope y’all are having an amazing time putting the details for EventLuv together! Love y’all, -Danye- <3

 

Question 1:

@tay_pelletier
How do you handle multiple pivots at a time in different areas of your life? Help!

 

Question 2:

@pivotaljourney

How do you pivot away from something that doesn't give you joy when that thing is in need of you and your heart won't let you hurt those that care for you?

 

Question 3:

@emilykund

How often is too often to pivot?

Nov 13, 2019
445: Turn your multi-passionate ideas into your career with Erin Mullins Sanderson
01:05:19

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

-Erin’s childhood challenges

-How Erin visualized her success before it happened

-Dr. Shannon Irvine’s exercise for turning negative thoughts into positive ones

-Appreciating who you really are

-Why asking for help benefits everyone

 

Resources:

-fitrockerchick.com

-Instagram: @fitrockerchick

-becomealigned.com

 

Show Notes:

Erin Mullins Sanderson grew up in South Dakota then moved to Nashville after high school to pursue a career in music. She found success as a singer/songwriter but after a while realized that she didn’t want to be on tour anymore. She found other avenues to share her music but also branched out into her other interests - fashion design, skin care and helping women become who they’re supposed to be. Today Erin has her own brand called Fit Rocker Chick and runs a membership program for women who don’t need anyone’s stamp of approval.



Question Highlights:

 

-What were some super transformative moments for you growing up? 

 

-When you moved to Nashville, how did you find people who believed in you?

-Where did your confidence to perform come from?

-What were you feeling when you knew you shouldn't be touring anymore?

 

-As well as being a singer, you're into wellness, designing clothing and skincare. When did all those things come about?  

 

-How do we start believing that we're worthy? 

-What do you do when you keep slipping back into the old version of yourself?

 

Guest Bio:

Erin Mullins Sanderson, aka “Fit Rocker Chick”, is an internationally recognized style influencer, non-toxic beauty junkie, skilled musician, thyroid health advocate and online personality who has shared the stage with acts like Evanescence, Halestorm, Candlebox, & Skillet. Her songs have been featured on MTV, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Fuse TV, and many more.

Erin is the author of ​EnergyEats,​ creator of the​ "She's A Rock Chick" Girl-Gang​ and her highly anticipated new skin care line '​SKIN'. It's her no B.S. approach to life that has attracted an online reach of over 300,000 people, and allowed her the opportunity to help thousands of women gain confidence and become the woman they want to be!

When Erin is not hanging out with her bearded hunk, fur babies, or her virtual girl gang, she’s either watching Lord of the Rings, researching a natural alternative to Botox or buying tickets for Aerosmith’s upcoming Vegas residency!

Erin has built her tribe on authenticity and talking about the things that most people won't all while maintaining her mission to help women embrace their flaws, crush their excuses, gain confidence and live a life worthy of leather pants and red lipstick on the daily!

Nov 11, 2019
444: Learn the success triangle
15:24

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Lindsey Schwartz and Lori’s workshop for aspiring speakers and leaders

-Why indecision is a decision to suffer

-The triangle of analyzing, exhausting and executing

-Why stupid questions are brilliant questions

 

Resources:

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

In this episode I’m talking about moving through indecision. There's a lot of things that I know in my business that I need to get better at such as implementing systems and a good onboarding process. And instead of doing those things, I do the things that are easier but won’t move the needle. Then I feel like I'm choosing suffering by putting something off that I know needs to happen. It’s so important to make a decision and execute because that’s the only way you’re going to get feedback. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

Nov 07, 2019
443: Your burning questions about RELATIONSHIPS answered
35:10

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Lori and Evans’ Thanksgiving plans

-How things that suck balls can transform into something good

-Radical candor

-Ditching the shame game

-Checking in with the lady doctor

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

-Watch: Radical Candor

-Read: Radical Candor

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I dish out all sorts of relationship advice and give a shoutout to couples therapy and bathroom quickies.

 

Review of the Week:

C*Clarke

"There is no question, just awesome! Lori and Evans travel with me to and from work often. So much that I feel like we get each other. I love the variety of episodes and interviews because it keeps things real and shows the dimensions of a human being vs just one side. My favorite is questionably awesome, to which there is no question about it, it just IS awesome! Thank you Lori and thank you Evans for being authentic, and courageous and goofy and giving us a spectrum of being that is so relatable and inspiring. I will continue to laugh and answer ‘heck yeah!’ to your words of wisdom on my commute to and from work and joy give a poop if the car next to me thinks I’m talking and laughing to myself. Much love.

IG @colleenclarkecoaching


Question 1:

@krysta.ingram

How do you keep the spark alive with kids and a schedule with the army that leaves little couple time?

 

Question 2:

@empowermentwithelizabeth

I just had a relationship end due to communication issues. Any tips on being open even when bringing up topics you feel shame around?

Nov 06, 2019
442: Use quantum physics to make your dreams a reality with Suzanne Adams
57:24

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

-How Suzanne lived the first 30 years of her life trying to please other people

-Her five quantum tools to shift into the vibration, energy and thought process of attracting our dreams 

-Where quantum physics meets the law of attraction

-Aligning with the energy of love or above

-Staying on course when you’re being tested



Resources:

-Tedx Talk: How to use quantum physics to make your dreams a reality

-Learn more: suzanneadamsinc.com

-Instagram: @suzanneadamsinc

-becomealigned.com

 

Show Notes:

Earlier this year Suzanne Adams humanized the term quantum physics with her Tedx talk about making your dreams a reality. Join us for this conversation about how to manifest your dreams and not let negativity get in the way.

 

Question Highlights:

-Why are so many people stepping into their dreams right now? 

-What do you mean when you say, turn up your frequency?

-What should you do when you’re stuck in a loop of checking your social media or being stressed?

-How do you shift into what you want when you can’t picture it yet?

-What do you do when you feel intimidated by people?

-Do we instantly attract something super negative when our energy is out for a little while?

 

Guest Bio:

As a seasoned speaker who has taken the mic on NBC, The CW, and Fox—as well as at conferences ranging from Mindvalley, TEDx, The Hay House World Summit and WEX—Suzanne Adams is creating a powerful ripple of inspiration and positivity. She is a bestselling author on a mission to help you reach your highest potential and the co-founder and CEO of Ignite and Expand a transformational coaching company that offers events and programs across the globe.

Nov 04, 2019
441: Fear is your power
15:21

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-How the best things in life come from things that expand you before you feel ready.

-Sharing your negativity to move past it

-How to deal when you get a nasty email or comment in your DMs

 

Resources:

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

 

Show Notes:

The best things in life are going to come from things that scare you. We pray for massive expansion. We want to hold these incredibly huge visions, except when we get put into the exact thing that is going to expand us. A lot of us say, get me out of here. I can't do it. This is too much. I'm not sure of myself. What about my past? What are people going to say? And we don't sit long enough in the fire to let it burn away our old form and let us stretch into the person that can handle the dream. Today I’m talking all about staying in the discomfort in order to get through it and through to the other side. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

Oct 31, 2019
440: Your burning questions about RESISTANCE answered
28:42

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

-Evans’ impending nuptials and why she needs to schedule in cleaning out her closet

-Lori’s former addiction to acting from a place of hurt

-Conversations to have before you get married

-Committing to resolving problems in your marriage

 

Resources:

-Learn more: The Bliss Project

-Learn more: eventluv.com

-Read: A Tribe Called Bliss

-Read: The War of Art

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about resistance. We cover how to love yourself into making better decisions, how to make a decision and move on without second-guessing plus how to pause to make sure you’re in control of your emotions so you don’t act from a place of chemical reaction in your body.

 

Review of the Week:

Aliciasep

Holy crap I’ve never felt closer to y’all! I love the show! Been listening for over a year and finally getting around to leaving a review. Just listened to a Questionably Awesome about leveling up where you talked about going home - specifically how you feel like you have to rush to get home and sit with family, and then they talk about their new shelf! I thought it was just me and it’s cool to hear that you all experience that. Also, why is that even a thing!? Anyway, love your podcast and random tangents. Makes me feel like I’m just listening to people I want to be friends with. Btw, can we be friends?! -Alicia

 

Question 1:

@meg_cole_

How do you push through towards your goals when the resistance is SO STRONG?

 

Question 2:

@acadiachampagne

How do you stop self-sabotaging once you recognize you're the problem?

Oct 30, 2019
439: Lead a badass business and life from the heart with Makenzie Marzluff
01:00:37

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course
  • Protecting your creativity in a busy environment like L.A.
  • How Makenzie grew up watching the Food Network
  • Mirror therapy
  • Surrendering to a vision and the guidance of the universe
  • Seeking shareholders who share her vision

 

Resources:

 

 

 

Show Notes:

Makenzie Marzluff is the founder of Delighted By, a high-vibe, better-for-you dessert company. But before that she studied pre-med, moved to Australia for 2.5 years and did a bunch of inner work. When searching for her purpose at the end of her healing journey she heard a message that said, “Makenzie, your purpose is to spread your glitter. It doesn't matter what you do, it matters how you do it.” Join us for this conversation about consciously raising capital, running a business intuitively and why Makenzie’s so passionate about entrepreneurs who are committed to their own healing. 




Question Highlights:

  • Why is living in Maui so good for your nervous system? 
  • What does leading your business 100% from intuition look like?
  • When you were raising capital for your business, did you start with your vision or the product?
  • What would you say to those people who are waiting to find their business?

 

Guest Bio:

Makenzie Marzluff is the founder of Delighted By, a high-vibe, better-for-you dessert company, and is most well known for inventing ‘dessert hummus’ in 2015. She went from living in a van and starting the company on her credit cards, to running a multimillion-dollar, women-led organization. Makenzie’s company was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, as well as hundreds of outlets across the globe including Cosmo, Live with Kelly, Good Morning America, Oprah Magazine and Women’s Health.

 

Makenzie is out to infuse love and light into the supply chain of the food industry by leading in ways that are definitely not talked about in business school. She is launching her book How To Lead A Badass Business From The Heart later this year, and is out to inspire entrepreneurs to follow their fear, surrender to their bigger vision, and leave a legacy of love by spreading their unique ‘glitter’ in the world.

Oct 28, 2019
438: Become the match for what you want
12:17

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Unlocking that part of you that's been hidden away
  • Shining our light, even when it’s not well received
  • Forgiving yourself and other people
  • Not being a match for negativity and fear
  • Staying in joy

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Whether you are being bullied online, whether you have a friend who is questioning who you are as you grow, or whether you are completely doubting yourself and not feeling smart enough, these are all opportunities to shine. I recently had an experience that I might share more about later. In the past, I would have gone to a very dark place and it would have taken me down for a really long time. This time I was able to bounce right back knowing that it is not our place to feel bad. We are meant to stay in joy because that's where we get outside of our heads and our small worlds. We expand, we grow and we give our talents, our efforts and our money to people. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

Oct 24, 2019
437: Your burning questions about RESISTANCE answered
32:45

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • When Lori got her tongue pierced
  • Screaming into pillows
  • Putting things on the line
  • How sleep is so underrated

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about resistance. In moments of resistance I feel like my inner toddler’s having a temper tantrum and it wants to do anything but the thing I have to do. But I know if I can just sit through the resistance, there's a huge reward on the other side.

 

Review of the Week:

TracyNadler

You and Evans are seriously so hilarious! I eagerly await every Wednesday to hear your silliness, humor and sound advice! Your podcast makes me literally laugh out loud and puts so much joy in my heart. I love how you combine humor with self help and are just being yourselves! It’s so refreshing to listen to - I wish I could hear you everyday - like I’m not kidding you could have a morning show just like Hoda and Kathie Lee (now Jenna.). Thank you for showing up as YOU and providing laughter and wisdom to my day! 😊❤️


Question 1:

@errrnmarieee

How do I have all the pieces and support I need to "do this thing" but I still don't do it?!


Question 2:

@michelleofitness

How do you quickly identify resistant behavior, thoughts and paradigms and redirect the energy?

 

Question 3:

@rebekahmanella

How do you work through the discomfort when resistance resents as anxiety or panic?

Oct 23, 2019
436: Show up for your true purpose and release the pressure to prove with Jordan Dooley
01:06:38

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course
  • Why Jordan’s childhood garage was full of gumball machines
  • The currency of clarity
  • Micro steps to success
  • The 10 foot rule
  • Jordan’s book, Own Your Everyday 

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Jordan Dooley’s approach to life is all about showing up everyday and not waiting for the massive signs from the heavens. She schedules herself reminders to listen to God, abides by a no-phone rule in her and her husband’s bedroom, and believes that if we are always burning out, we’re not going to reach our full potential. Tune into this conversation to hear about getting the lessons you need, even if the outcome is unexpected. 

 

Question Highlights:

  • What did the road to finding what you wanted look like?
  • When do we start to take it upon ourselves to start knocking on other doors and really creating our own destiny?
  • How do we start showing up for the little things in our life in order for us to be able to show up for the big stuff?
  • How do you invite God into your goals?
  • How do you deal with judgment, comparison, distraction, all of the things that can happen when we are online?
  • Who needs to read your book?

 

Guest Bio:

Jordan Lee Dooley loves and lives with a buoyant effervescence. She is an in-demand speaker, blogger, SHE Podcast host, entrepreneur and author who has created numerous resources to fuel the areas of life she feels most passionate about, including self-care and

wellness, business and entrepreneurship, and faith. Most recently she has published a book called Own Your Everyday, a girlfriend’s guide to a purpose-driven life.

Oct 21, 2019
435: How to get over hurtful experiences with Lindsey Schwartz
42:02

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Being addicted to distraction and drama
  • How to pause and let go of the small stuff
  • Playing decisions out to the end
  • Accepting responsibility for our mistakes
  • How Lori tried to make her husband her everything best friend 
  • Eventluv, Lindsey and Lori’s 5-day workshop

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

In this episode Lindsey Schwartz joins me to talk all about stopping petty things get in our way. We share our personal experiences of being kind of addicted to the drama of people saying bad things about us. It is only through stepping into our highest purpose that we have learnt to let this small stuff and other people’s opinions of us go. Don’t miss this conversation if you are longing for a best friend, if you have trouble trusting women or if you find yourself pleasing other people more than yourself. 

 

Guest Bio:

Lindsey Schwartz is an entrepreneur, top podcast host, and best-selling author. She is the creator of the popular Powerhouse Women brand, podcast, events, and community. Lindsey has not only been running her own profitable events for the past three years, but she’s been attending, volunteering and helping run events behind the scenes for nearly a decade. She’s never been “too good” to play any role in producing an event and is the first person to support her friends in their endeavors. She prides herself on knowing the ins and outs of how heart-centered events should run, and understanding how to gain the attention of the media and get people excited about whatever she’s involved in.

After being behind the scenes for years helping to produce successful events, Lindsey knew that, despite her fears, it was time to come out from behind the curtain. With her ability, knowledge, charisma and attitude of “everything can be figured out” she launched her annual Powerhouse Women event and it took off. Her Powerhouse Women events have become top events in the business and personal growth world, helping countless women launch the brand or passion project of their dreams. She is a sought-after speaker, traveling around the world teaching and helping other women host their own events so they can create the community and careers they’ve always dreamed of.



Earn Your Happy is a production of Crate Media

Oct 17, 2019
434: Your burning questions about EMBRACING CHANGE answered
41:22

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Evans’ dog’s new ACL
  • If you’re being multi passionate or just doing too much
  • Placing unfair expectations on your partner
  • Sending people love even when they hurt you
  • Putting too much value on the opinions of others 
  • Giving yourself grace in busy seasons

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day. Today Evans and I are joined by Lindsey Schwartz. Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, we’re talking all about embracing change. We cover how to take action even when you’re not sure what your true purpose is and how to know when to stick at something or give it up.

 

Review of the Week:

morganbarkus

My favorite shit show on FIRE! The last month has felt like falling down that Alice in Wonderland hole for me. There’s a welcome change waiting for me, but the interim has been a challenge. My saving grace? Questionably Awesome. Every episode, downloaded, and playing in the background all day, every day. For real. I love the friendship between you and Evans, the laughs, perspective, and fantastically honest and hilarious one liners. One of my favorites being, “Because I’m just a shit show on fire 99% of the time.” I look forward to Wednesdays very much!


Question 1: 

@meg_cole_

How many things is too many things to have on the go? I have so mnay new, fun things I'm into

 

Question 2:

@nicoledholguin

What if I want to throw in the towel on one business and start another?

 

Question 3:

@lovemissjess

I'd love to hear about changing even when your spouse isn't ready.

 

Question 4:

@tima922

What do you do when people think you're changing, but you know you're stepping back into yourself?

 

Earn Your Happy is a production of Crate Media

Oct 16, 2019
433: Decide it’s your time to shine with Ashley LeMieux
01:09:16

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course
  • Lindsey Schwartz and Lori’s 5-day immersive workshop on how to run profitable events, retreats or masterminds
  • How Ashley turned the trauma of losing her kids into power
  • The difference between pain and suffering
  • Trusting the process of life
  • Clarity mapping
  • Ashley’s book, Born To Shine

 

Resources:

 

 

 

Show Notes:

Six years ago Ashley LeMieux and her husband got a phone call asking them to become parents of a six-year-old and a four-year-old. They weren’t looking to adopt or foster at the time, but they said yes, and their life became all about their new family. During the final stages of the adoption process they experienced an unexpected contested adoption, which meant that they spent over a year and a half in court fighting to keep their family together. In the end the kids were taken from them with 12 hours notice and Ashley and her husband were not even allowed to tell the kids they weren’t coming home. Ashley says the past two years have been filled with her trying to figure out how to find a life again after it was all taken away. She felt buried by pain for so long she couldn’t work out how to move forward, but her journey through that has ignited everything she’s doing now. To begin she started a morning routine that added purpose back into her day. She wanted to write a book about her experiences and, after 30 different publishers said no, she figured out that no-one else’s opinion mattered and did it anyway. Her book, Born To Shine, shares stories, lessons, and practical tools to help women shine despite the darkness, to press forward one day at a time even when there is no end in sight, and to turn their most painful moments into their greatest teachers and signposts to true, deep, unassailable joy.

 

Question Highlights:

  • How do you find closure when you couldn’t say goodbye to your kids?
  • Was writing your book therapeutic?
  • What should people do when they can’t see a way out of suffering?
  • How can we believe in the significance of our story? 
  • How do we bring divine ideas to life and have faith in them even when they've lost their excitement?

 

Guest Bio:

Ashley LeMieux is an author, sought-after public speaker, and wildly successful lifestyle influencer. She's the founder of the online community, The Shine Project, where she creates resources and tools that have ignited a path of clarity and fulfillment for hundreds of thousands of women around the world. Through her fashion and lifestyle brand, Shop Ashley LeMieux, she empowers "Women Who Do" to show up confidently and courageously to their lives. She believes that you can turn your pain into your power.

 

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Oct 14, 2019
432: Get out of your way
12:21

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • The superpower of sharing your truth
  • Making yourself proud
  • Being grateful for your present but believing in a better future

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Today’s podcast is all about getting out of your own way because you have bigger fish to fry. You can’t play small anymore, you can’t live for other people and you can’t keep waiting for someone else to save you. That thing that you think just stopping you is your power. For me it was my anxiety, even though it was debilitating, and I told myself I couldn't do what I wanted because of it. Our superpower is to really share where we're at, and to share our truth and share that we're nervous and to remember that we're all in this human experience together. You can’t say the wrong thing to the right people, so get out there, find your audience, and live the life you want! I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

 

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Oct 10, 2019
431: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about EMBRACING CHANGE answered
38:12

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Having dinner with Gary Vee
  • Why we’re not actually scared of failing
  • The pitfalls of people pleasing
  • Accepting that people evolve differently and at different times
  • Sabotaging those moments of puppies kissing in the sunset
  • How our brain is addicted to the chemicals that we feed it the most

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about embracing change. We cover how to accept that change is going to be for your highest good, how to let go of the need for approval and how to train your brain so that you don’t self-sabotage.



Review of the Week:

Stephanatey

So much fun and love and relevant! Lori ! You and Evans are so fun to listen to! It brought me right back to when you were a bride to be and Angela sprayed perfume in my eye, lol. A lot of fun and laughs .. but it’s more than that, you have such great messages and help people to feel empowered and figure out their own solutions. Loved your Moon voice and bit! You’re hilarious and so is Evans. I’ve been binge listening while working and laughing out loud. Trying to get into a great place and space for some big stuff coming up in my life, and listening to the podcast is helping me get there.

 

Question 1:

@cbello4410

Change is awesome, however scary... How do you push through the anxiety of it all?

 

Question 2:

@boundarygoddess

How do you deal with the fear of your loved ones' judgement?

 

Question 3:

@allypatras

How do you stop old patterns from sneaking in while trying to embrace change?

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Oct 09, 2019
430: Get more by doing less with Kate Northrup
01:04:14

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course
  • Why Kate tracks her menstrual cycle
  • Embracing non-creative periods in life
  • Making more money while doing less
  • The 80/20 rule
  • Seeing the day as a circle
  • Using ovulation to help us take inspired action in targeted ways
  • The practice and the philosophy of biomimicry 
  • Kate’s bliss menu

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Kate Northrup is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, speaker, and mother. Her new book, Do Less: A Revolutionary Approach to Time and Energy Management for Busy Moms, is the story of how she cut her work hours in half and actually made more money. In this episode, Kate and I dive deep into the intersections between women’s bodies and business and how we can use our bodies to fuel our deepest insights, impact and profits. This conversation is a must-listen if you are overwhelmed, don’t know what to prioritize and know you’re not working from a state of bliss.



Question Highlights:

  • When you started working less, how did you work out what was most important?
  • How do we guard empty space without feeling bad? 
  • Do we have to have seasons where we’re riding on the rocket ship and being super busy?
  • What is egg wisdom, and how can it help us attract what we want?
  • How can people simplify what they’re doing in order to work less?
  • What should we do when we have a big idea but we’re afraid of the work involved? 

 

Guest Bio:

Kate Northrup is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, speaker, and mother. With her husband, Mike Watts, she has built a multimedia digital empire that reaches hundreds of thousands globally. They are committed to supporting ambitious women to light up the world without burning themselves out in the process. Kate also has a membership group, Origin® Collective, that helps more than 1,000 entrepreneurs infuse more feminine energy into their businesses and reclaim their time. She has also helped over 5,000 students heal their relationship with money with her signature Money Love Course. Her first book, Money: A Love Story, has been published in five languages, and her second book, Do Less: A Revolutionary Approach to Time and Energy Management for Busy Moms, is now available. 


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Oct 07, 2019
429: Side effects of following your calling
19:12

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Being grateful for challenging people and the resistance in your life
  • The side effects of not following your calling - anger, resentment and depression
  • Tapping into the energy of your purpose
  • Creating a life you cannot hide from

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Today I’m talking about the side effects of following your calling. But first I want to talk about the side effects of not following your calling. If you’re not taking actions that support your highest self, you get resentful toward yourself, the people that you love of other people and people who are inspiring to you. You feel anger, anxiety, isolation, comparison, and depression. The most important thing you can do is to really take note of how you're holding yourself back and learn to move forward. But moving forward isn’t pain-free either. You’ll feel discomfort and massive fear. You’ll make new friends and mentors but they won’t let you hide. You’ll lose people along the way. But at the end of your life you won’t be wishing you’d done things differently. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.

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Oct 03, 2019
428: Your burning questions about PURPOSE answered
37:50

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Evans’ new job
  • Why you can’t wait around for signs
  • Reframing the mundane
  • How there’s super irritating, boring parts to every job
  • Leaving people and good jobs behind
  • Why your purpose won’t be the same forever

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about purpose. We cover how to know when it’s time to move on from something that isn’t right for you and how to find your purpose by following your curiosities and taking action. 

 

Review of the Week:

MarieofVenus

Lori’s podcast has been so life changing for me. She’s been helping me navigate my life for a couple of years now, and her content is always so relative, inspiring, and exactly what I need at the time I listen. Her objective approach, transparency, vulnerability, and vibrant sense of humor make her relatable while helping you realize that we are all human, and that we can all reach amazing levels of purpose and prosperity (in all forms). Thank you, thank you, thank you for continuing to show up, creating awareness, and helping us challenge ourselves to live bigger lives. 💗

 

Question 1:

@tay_pelletier

How do you separate and clarify your purpose from passion?

 

Question 2:

@cbello4410

How do you figure out your purpose? I know I'm here for greater things but I don't know what.

 

Question 3:

@sigsfitbits

How do you know if it's your purpose for right now or your forever purpose?

@wanderingherbackroad

Did you ever feel you had to leave someone behind to commit to your purpose?


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Oct 02, 2019
427: How to answer your calling
01:06:49

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Lindsey and Lori’s 5-day immersive workshop on how to run profitable events, retreats or masterminds
  • Why events are so powerful for building your brand
  • Showing up, even when you’re worried no-one else will
  • How to make events profitable and impactful

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

In this episode Lindsey Schwartz and I talk to three entrepreneurs who create amazing live experiences for their audience - Amber Lilyestrom, Jocelyn Freeman and Taylor Wray. Listen in for some powerful tips on to becoming a more confident speaker and adding an event to your current business or making events your business model.

 

Question Highlights:

  • What made you decide to create live events?
  • What benefits have you got from stepping into fear and creating these experiences?
  • What do you wish that you knew before you did your first event?
  • What is your best tip for making your events profitable? 

 

Guest Bio:

Amber Lilyestrom is a transformational branding strategist and business coach. 

 

Jocelyn Freeman and her husband, Aaron, teach couples the relationship skills to be connected in any season of life and to be the power couple they were meant to be. 

 

Taylor Wray is a yoga and mindfulness teacher. She leads retreats around the world and also instructs and certifies new yoga instructors.


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Sep 30, 2019
426: When you KNOW you can't keep doing the same thing
24:46

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How I got rejected so many times pitching for fitness covers
  • The ways in which I used to self-sabotage
  • What happened when I invested in something I could not afford
  • Why I’ve created EventLuv with Lindsey Schwartz

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

On my run this morning something triggered my memory back to when I was in the fitness world but hadn’t started doing self-development work. I was binge eating and telling myself stories about why I wasn't good enough to do this work. I knew I had greatness inside of me, but I didn’t know what shape or form I would share it in. I put a training program on my credit card and showed up at that event so freaked out, but it totally paid off. Now I’ve created a 5-day workshop called EventLuv to teach the next generation of speakers, leaders and teachers how to create transformational experiences. The event is in January 2020 and the Earlybird price ends September 30. We’ll cover so many things including:

  • How do you protect your energy in the room? 
  • How do you walk through the hallways to get to the bathroom without getting involved in a conversation that could really drain you or deeply affect you before you get back on stage?
  • What do you charge for your event?
  • How do you plan to make a profit? 
  • How do you know if your audience is even receptive to events?


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Sep 26, 2019
425: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about BALANCE
32:10

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Non-negotiable parts to your day which stop you turning into your nasty ass self 
  • Working out which bucket to fill when you only have a little time
  • Self-care when you’re up-leveling
  • Creating your own opportunities at your day job

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about balance. We cover learning how to support yourself and actual things you can do to get into a different state. 

 

Review of the Week:

Jaylaagnes

Absolutely love listening to Lori, Evans and all our her guests! From needing a mindset shift or refocus or needing a good laugh, this podcast has helped me continue to be the best version of myself and realize that being myself is exactly who I am supposed to be! Much love from a Midwest girl xoxo Jayla

 

Question 1:

@doctorkarin

When you only have 30minutes "free" how do you choose between family, self or work?

 

Question 2:

@brittmarieladner

How do you prepare to incorporate balance as you enter a leveling up phase?

 

Question 3:

@beliefispower

What is the key to balancing it all successfully -- business, personal time and marriage?


Earn Your Happy is a production of Crate Media

Sep 25, 2019
424: How to cultivate, master and express your creativity with Chase Jarvis
01:02:19

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s course, Become Aligned
  • Lindsay Schwartz and Lori’s 5-day immersive workshop on how to run profitable events, retreats or masterminds
  • Chase’s new book, Creative Calling
  • Learning to listen to our inner voice
  • Toxic myths about creativity
  • Creating a place for your work to land
  • Protecting your mornings
  • Making money from things which are rooted in play and joy

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

In second grade Chase Jarvis loved doing stand-up comedy and produced a weekly comic book strip. Then one day at the parent teacher conference he overheard his teacher telling his mom that he was so much better at sports than he was at art. Because we gravitate to where we get rewarded, he became an athlete, went to college on a soccer scholarship and made the Olympic Development Program soccer team. Then, a week before Chase graduated college, his grandfather died from a heart attack and left Chase his cameras. Chase started teaching himself how to take pictures and that led to his career as one of the most influential photographers of the past decade, the developer of the first photo app to share images to social networks and the founder of CreativeLive. Now Chase is on a mission to break down myths about what creativity is and who can practice it. He says that when we look at all the decisions we make every day - what you're going to have for dinner, what business that you're going to build - as creative acts, that’s when we understand that we have the agency to create our lives.



Question Highlights:

  • How did you come to think of yourself as creative?
  • How do you protect your creative time?
  • How do make space for creativity when you really need to be making money?

 

Guest Bio:

Chase Jarvis is an award-winning artist, entrepreneur, and one of the most influential photographers of the past decade. 

He has created campaigns for Apple, Nike, Red Bull and others, was a contributor to the Pulitzer-winning New York Times story Snowfall, and earned an Emmy nomination for his documentary Portrait of a City. He also created Best Camera--the first photo app to share images to social networks, and is the Founder of CreativeLive, where more than 10 million students learn photography, video, design, music and business from the world's top creators and entrepreneurs.

He's a keynote speaker, an advisor to Fortune 100 brands, and has been a guest at the Obama White House, the United Nations, the Library of Congress, 10 Downing Street, Buckingham Palace, and the DIFC in Dubai.


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Sep 23, 2019
423: Your dream won’t happen until you do this
12:50

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Lindsay Schwartz and Lori’s 5-day immersive workshop on how to run profitable events, retreats or masterminds
  • Making decisions and burning the boats
  • Being OK with disappointing people

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Today I’m talking about making decisions. To actually make a decision you have to put skin in the game, say no to things and schedule your calendar so that it’s aligned with your dreams. Lately I've been fierce about making sure that I have room in my calendar for all of my new projects. And I am so proud of myself because, looking back at last year, I had a calendar full of things that I didn't necessarily want to do. I was more reacting to life than actually taking time to think if it was something that would move the needle forward. I was doing things because I didn't want to say no and hurt people's feelings. But you have to say no to things in order to create space for your dreams. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.


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Sep 19, 2019
422: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about CONNECTION answered
34:03

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Why Evans quit her job 
  • Why Lori’s written ‘decide’ on her arm with a pen
  • How you can sabotage yourself by floundering
  • Breaking up with besties

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about connection. We cover being vulnerable with friends, whether you should guard your heart or not and how to connect with people when you rock up to an event by yourself. 

 

Review of the Week:

Ashleyjulie

Awesome content! This is actually the first podcast I’ve ever heard, as a friend in LA told me how great it is, so glad I found it! Got into podcasting more than listening to music as I drive around for work projects. Your guests are great and inspiring as well and I’ve listened to a few of theirs as well. Your messages are so relatable and a lot I needed to hear at times, it really is all about mindset which leads to happiness. I will definitely be at the 2020 Bliss Project, getting my ticket soon :) Thank you! -Ashley


Question 1:

@jessicamoog_maryland_realtor

Why do I always attract friends who need my help and then end up feeling exhausted by it?


Question 2:

@babystepsforbigresults

When you feel that wall going up, what do you start to chip away at to start connecting?


Question 3:
@themandolin

How do you know if the deep connection you feel for a person is good for you?


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Sep 18, 2019
421: Managing relationships, starting a company and PR with Jen Proctor
01:02:57

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s course, Become Aligned
  • How Jen’s dream of becoming the next Britney Spears has transformed to where she is now
  • Running a relationship-based business
  • Setting boundaries with clients
  • Practicing self-care even when things are hectic
  • Talking about things, even when they’re awkward or hard
  • Jen’s favorite places to travel
  • Why people should stop telling women to freeze their eggs

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:
Jen Proctor left a very lucrative career as the head of talent with a Sony subsidiary to start her business, Cultivated Entertainment, because she wanted to be her own boss. Her company has scaled massively in the last six months and she’s really had to ask what are the aims behind the goals that she’s setting. In this conversation we talk about all the hard things that go along with being an entrepreneur because, as Jen says, nobody knows what the heck they’re doing!

 

Question Highlights:

  • What makes your business unique?
  • How do we create a belief that we’re ready for the next step?
  • How do we know when we’ve really thought a goal through?
  • How do you cultivate relationships with celebrities like David Spade and business like Disney?
  • What are you struggling with right now?

 

Guest Bio:

Jen Proctor is the CEO and founder of the full-service talent consulting firm Cultivated Entertainment. She is responsible for bringing talent, newsmakers and tastemakers to various platforms like TV, digital, live, brands and events. Jen approaches every aspect of her life and business with compassion and contributes her success to building incredible relationships and trust.


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Sep 16, 2019
420: Can't is a choice
20:29

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Lindsay Schwartz and Lori’s 5-day immersive workshop on how to run profitable events, retreats or masterminds
  • Accepting pain and fear as a part of the journey
  • Taking action to gain confidence
  • Getting out of your own way
  • What you are addicted to that’s keeping you in the same spot
  • Becoming the person that you need

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Today I’m talking all about the excuses we use to stop ourselves moving forward. I don’t know how and I can’t is a choice. I used to be addicted to believing that everything I needed in order to bust through was outside of me. But really I was too afraid to move forward. I didn't want to do the hard work. I didn't want to leave my shit friends behind because they were familiar. I didn’t know who I was without my anxiety. It’s possible to break out of being stuck in the life we tolerate but don’t love. And a lot of times that starts with just one nice word to yourself, or saying a prayer, or asking for help. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.



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Sep 12, 2019
419: Your burning questions about SELF-LOVE answered
33:39

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • What self-love actually means 
  • Feeding self-love even when it doesn’t feel genuine
  • Mantras and affirmations to help with self-criticism
  • Choosing positive thoughts

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about self-love. We dig deep into how to stop being a jerk to yourself and cultivate an energy and frequency that matches the life you desire.

 

Review of the Week:

Girl in the Red Jacket
Thank you for the life changing lessons. I’m 16 and from Michigan, your story really touches me personally. I’ve been struggling with low self esteem for a couple of years now. One of my first steps to working on it was listening to your podcast. When I need something light hearted and funny I listen to you and Evans in questionably awesome. I hope to start my own podcast at the beginning of my school year. Thank you!


Question 1:

@bri_nichole_
What does self-love mean to you?

 

Question 2:

@gaylegoregeous
In your opinion, are self love and self acceptance the same thing? Why or why not?

 

Question 3:

@iamruthpozo
How to heal your relationship with yourself when you don't believe in the love you give yourself

 

Question 4:

@_rphillips
Can you share a mantra or affirmation to help with negative self thoughts?

 

Question 5:

@stefaniemariefit
How did you learn to love yourself and not compare yourself to others?



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Sep 11, 2019
418: Free yourself of body blame, addiction and self-loathing with Dr. Morgan Francis
01:12:50

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s course, Become Aligned
  • How to work through pain rather than avoiding it
  • The phases of grief
  • How and when to ask for help
  • Why we are so much more than our external appearance
  • How diet culture teaches us to deny ourselves the pleasure and nourishment of food
  • How when we deny ourselves nourishment, our mental health declines

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Dr. Morgan Francis joins me to talk about cultivating self-love, particularly in the face of diet culture and a societal obsession with external appearance. Dr. Morgan spent years trying to avoid the pain of her brother’s death when she was a teenager and one of the ways she did this was by developing an eating disorder. She says she knew there was a problem when she was out on a date and she could not even pay attention to what he was saying because bread had been put on the table. Now she is a therapist and runs an online course for women looking to improve their body image.

 

Question Highlights:

  • How do we stop yourself getting stuck in fear and worry?
  • What are the phases of grief?
  • How can we accept the pain that comes with all of the beautiful things in life?
  • Where did your passion for helping others come from? 
  • How do we know when we need help?
  • How do we confront our problem, but not get stuck in the problem?
  • Why is body image such a hot spot for you?
  • How can we focus on building our identity outside of our external appearance? 
  • What was the Minnesota starvation study?

 

Guest Bio:

Dr. Morgan Francis is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology, a licensed mental health therapist and the owner of Scottsdale Premier Counseling. Her mission is to break through the mental health shame game. With over 20 years of experience specializing in the treatment of eating disorders and negative body image, Dr. Francis can empower you to make peace with your body and food. 

For too long society has been embracing diet culture and pushing you to believe how you look is not good enough. No matter how thin or fit you look, you cannot outrun the pressures that surround you because the transformation of loving and appreciating your body happens internally, not externally. Dr. Francis’ online courses on body image and self-love will help you to take back your life. 



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Sep 09, 2019
417: Bring it! Get comfortable with pain
13:54

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Lindsay Schwartz and Lori’s 5-day immersive workshop on how to run profitable events, retreats or masterminds
  • Getting comfortable with fear and failure
  • Getting comfortable with feedback and criticism

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

 

Today’s episode is all about getting comfortable with fear and failure. These are the only things that are stopping you from living your biggest dream and living out the gifts that God gave you. And when you don’t live your biggest dream, you're stopping the person who you're meant to help from getting the help that they need. You are literally cutting off their lifeline because that message is meant to come through you. Write down what you’re afraid of to see how ridiculous your thoughts are. Are you scared that your opinionated friend Becky is going to say something on Instagram? Are you scared that your moms’ group is going to say, who do you think you are? Are you scared that your husband or ex-boyfriend will say you're failing again? I want you to literally ask pain and fear to bring it on because you can handle it. Pain and the failure is where all of the learning and value is. Bring it on. You can do hard things, you can handle hard things. You can handle feedback, you can handle criticism. You choose if you're going to get taken down or you get back up but every time you get back up, you get stronger, you grow a muscle. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.


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Sep 05, 2019
416: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about UP-LEVELING answered
31:07

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Overcoming resistance when your highest self is just around the corner
  • How to stop sabotaging yourself
  • How to focus on what’s moving forward
  • Things you can do to stay connected to your partner

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about up-leveling. We cover how to support your highest self so that she can come through, how to commit yourself to taking action and how to start a conversation about your relationship.

 

Review of the Week:

Alex@thousandtrackmind

I wish there were more than 5 stars to give! This podcast has been life changing. It inspires me and motivates me. It has helped me to shift my mindset and face my fears. I’m so grateful that I found it. Lori Harder and her amazing guests have truly taught me how to Earn My Happy!


Question 1:

@hopefulhealthyhalligan

When you can feel that your highest self is just around the corner, what do you do?

 

Question 2:

@couaxiong

Number one tip for up-leveling?

 

Question 3:

@lisa_n_smith

I need to up-level my relationship. Any tips for when you're on two different wavelengths?


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Sep 04, 2019
415: 3 steps to face your fears and take action with Angie Lee
47:25

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s course, Become Aligned
  • Lori and Lindsay Schwartz’s live workshop, Event Luv
  • Angie’s live event, Pays To Be Brave
  • How perfectionism drains our energy
  • Recognizing our worst case scenario
  • The pain of regret
  • Creating a brave alter ego
  • Preparing to speak on stage
  • Unsubscribing from people who make you feel like poop

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Angie Lee is a marketing ninja who helps women not suck at sales. In this episode we chat about three ways to overcome fear and step into your highest self. Plus why it doesn’t matter which color balloons you have at your event and why to stop following Sharon who lives in Hawaii with a six-pack and six kids. 

 

Question Highlights:

  • How can you be a master at holding space for women to step into their highest selves?
  • What are the best ways to bust through your fears?
  • How can you stop getting stuck in the scroll of comparison?
  • Should you care what other people think?

 

Guest Bio:

Angie Lee is a highly sought after marketing mentor, speaker, professional podcaster & serial entrepreneur. She is the co-founder of Soul CBD, creator of the Pays To Be Brave live event and host of the Forbes top 100 business & lifestyle podcast The Angie Lee Show.

Corporate dropout to 7-figure entrepreneur under 30, Angie has successfully built two 7-figure brands in less than three years. With the power of video marketing, she has successfully produced multiple 7-figure organic product launches with zero paid ads. She teaches her community how to grow and scale their online businesses with sales psychology, authentic messaging and intuitive marketing. Her genius is helping women breakthrough in their business and life.


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Sep 02, 2019
414: 3 Ways to turn your fear into power
16:52

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Lindsay Schwartz and Lori’s 5-day immersive workshop on how to run profitable events, retreats or masterminds
  • How fear is your friend
  • How fear has so many beautiful messages for us
  • How fear marks the exact spot to where you need to go

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Today’s episode is all about fear. There are three main things that you need to know. Firstly, fear is your friend. When we resist fear, we're so focused on what we don't want to happen. We're so focused on building stories that don't actually exist yet that we're not actually putting our energy towards moving forward and taking action and creating a world where no matter what, we are only focusing on winning, and we're only focusing on things going right. So give it an outlet and space to acknowledge it in. Secondly fear has so many beautiful messages for you. It's trying to tell us something, like, hey, this might need a little bit more attention, or, you need a little more support around this. Thirdly, your fear marks the exact spot to where you need to go. Write down the three actions that you're most afraid of doing. One of those is most likely the thing that you need to do in the next week. If you don't get comfortable with fear, you'll never be able to create what you want because every step you take is uncertain. And there is no one there to tell you that you have made a good decision because you're the boss. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.


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Aug 29, 2019
413: Your burning questions about FEAR answered
31:26

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Why doing the wrong thing is better than doing nothing
  • How we need to get over our fear of failure
  • Why you have to understand that not everything is going to turn out the way you want
  • How our brain is wired for fear and sometimes makes us paranoid
  • How Lori believes she went to her parents because that was exactly what she needed to become the person that she is now 

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about fear. We explain why you shouldn’t avoid tough conversations and answer the question, how do you tell the difference between procrastination and being scared of something for good reason? 

 

Review of the week:

Kolbyanne

Soul speaking every single time!
I have yet to find a podcast that speaks to my soul EVERY single time, Until now! Uplifting, encouraging, blunt, loving, and true I am a lover of Earn Your Happy and every thing Lori Harder and it’s not slowing down any time soon! THANK YOU Lori for giving the world such an amazing gift!


Question 1:

@arrow_company
How can you identify what you fear versus making it as an excuse or procrastination?

 

Question 2:

@wifeofanoutdoorsman

How do you surrender so fear doesn't rule you?


Question 3:

@gaylegoregeous

I have fear around raising a child. They are a product of what I teach, so if they're bad, it's on me partially.


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Aug 28, 2019
412: Everything you need to become the most confident leader & speaker and run profitable events, retreats and masterminds with Lindsey Schwartz
01:20:39

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Lori and Lindsey’s new event, EventLuv
  • Unicorn brainstorming
  • Money mindset and monetizing your gifts
  • Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

After having years of successful events, Lindsey Schwartz and I have decided to teach people everything that we know about how to run profitable events, retreats, workshops, and masterminds. In this episode Lindsey and I chat about how she stopped playing small potatoes and started setting audacious goals for herself, and how you can do it too.   

 

Question Highlights:

  • What is unicorn brainstorming?
  • When was your tipping point? When did you start taking action because the pain of constantly disappointing yourself became too much?
  • How did you go from network marketing to creating your own brand?

 

Guest Bio:

Lindsey Schwartz is an entrepreneur, top podcast host, and best-selling author. She is the creator of the popular Powerhouse Women brand, podcast, events, and community. Lindsey has not only been running her own profitable events for the past three years, but she’s been attending, volunteering and helping run events behind the scenes for nearly a decade. She’s never been “too good” to play any role in producing an event and is the first person to support her friends in their endeavors. She prides herself on knowing the ins and outs of how heart-centered events should run, and understanding how to gain the attention of the media and get people excited about whatever she’s involved in.

After being behind the scenes for years helping to produce successful events, Lindsey knew that, despite her fears, it was time to come out from behind the curtain. With her ability, knowledge, charisma and attitude of “everything can be figured out” she launched her annual Powerhouse Women event and it took off. Her Powerhouse Women events have become top events in the business and personal growth world, helping countless women launch the brand or passion project of their dreams. She is a sought-after speaker, traveling around the world teaching and helping other women host their own events so they can create the community and careers they’ve always dreamed of.


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Aug 26, 2019
411: Take the big leap
15:47

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Visualizing who you were put on this planet to be
  • How to go from where you are now to where you want to go
  • How growth comes from taking massive risks 

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

 

Today’s episode is for the person who needs a kick in the ass right now. The person who’s thinking, I'm ready. I can't live this way another day. I can't wake up to another Monday where I don't like who I am because I'm not showing up as my highest self. Nobody's coming for you. This is going to be the rest of your life if you don't take massive action. If you're looking at someone that you think is lucky, maybe they’re seeing success because they are willing to not be liked, they're willing to do it scared, they're willing to fail, to be wrong, to get criticized or get nasty messages in their DMs. They're willing to invest, they're willing to make massive risks, to lose money, to feel uncertain every damn day and they’re willing to do anything to create the support that they need. They're willing to keep moving and love themselves, even when other people don't. So if you are struggling, know that it’s because you’re growing and getting stronger. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.



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Aug 22, 2019
410: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about FEAR answered
30:49

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How sometimes you just have to go through fear
  • How some days are just about survival, and that’s okay
  • How habits like eating right and getting enough sleep can keep you safe

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about fear. We cover how fear can crop up no matter how successful you are and how we need fear to push us to new levels. 


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Aug 21, 2019
409: How to ask for help, support yourself and other women on the path to your dreams with Natalya + Naomi
58:11

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s Become Aligned course
  • How Natalya and Naomi deal with their very busy schedules
  • How going to the gym with her mom is helping Natalya deal with the loss of her father
  • How Natalya and Naomi make time for their families
  • How having children fits into a wrestling career
  • Natalya and Naomi’s next steps
  • How it took Natalya five years to get into WWE
  • How Natalya and Naomi support each other and their fellow competitors 

 

Resources:



Show Notes:

Today my guests are WWE stars Natalya and Naomi. We chat about how they keep each other motivated even though they’re on the road and busy all the time. We also cover how Natalya is coping with the loss of her father and how they make time for their families. In this conversation I learnt a lot about how Natalya and Naomi push through to reach their goals. For example it took Natalya five years to get accepted for WWE but she kept trying.

 

Question Highlights:

  • You want to stay in shape for the ring. But you’re on the road all the time. How do you mentally prepare for that? 
  • What do you do when it feels like you can't push through mentally? 
  • What is something that you wish more people knew about you?
  • What are your next steps, career wise?
  • When did you realize that helping other competitors and lifting them up actually lifts you up?
  • What are you most excited about right now in your life?
  • What is something for people who feel like they're either afraid or hitting a wall? 

 

Guest Bio:

With a combination of beauty, talent and untamed desire, Natalya is proudly carrying on the legacy of the legendary Hart Family in WWE.

The daughter of Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart, Natalya was trained in the rough-and-tumble Hart Dungeon. That unforgiving training ground that churned out mat greats like Brian Pillman and Natalya's husband, Tyson Kidd, molded The Queen of Harts into one of WWE's most dangerous submission grapplers. She also learned from her uncle Bret “Hit Man” Hart by driving many of her opponents to tap via a Sharpshooter.

Her presence out of the ring is almost as formidable: Starring on E!’s Total Divas reality series and working as an active supporter of WWE and The Creative Coalition’s Be a STAR Alliance, Make-A-Wish, Susan G. Komen and the WrestleMania Reading Challenge.

Natalya came agonizingly close to capturing championships for several years until she finally broke through at SummerSlam 2017, defeating Naomi for the SmackDown Women’s Championship to earn the gold for the first time since claiming the Divas Title in 2010.

The WWE Universe always assumed it would take a man of tremendous ability to live up to the legendary legacy of the pink and black. As it turned out, it’s doing just fine in this woman’s hands.

As the second-highest cause of whiplash behind car accidents, Naomi first turned heads as a dancer for the NBA's Orlando Magic and hip-hop stars like Flo Rida. These talents would take her around the world, as Naomi performed everywhere from North Korea to Indonesia.

Despite all that success, Naomi's dance steps couldn’t satisfy her competitive spirit, which is how she found herself as a contestant on WWE NXT. Despite being eliminated in the final week of her season, Naomi soon launched into orbit around Planet Funk, as one half of The Funkadactyls. From there, she broke out on her own, determined to take WWE by storm.

The Total Divas star has since had a series of remarkable runs as both fan-favorite and corner-cutting villain, doggedly pursuing the Divas Championship for the better part of a year and cementing her status as a ring general by heading up the attitude-filled Team B.A.D. of Tamina and Sasha Banks during the Divas Evolution. 

Naomi then reinvented herself yet again as part of the SmackDown LIVE brand, making one-and-all feel the glow as she came face-to-face with her destiny by winning the SmackDown Women’s Championship twice, including an epic victory at WrestleMania 33 in a Six-Pack Challenge Match. A year later, she made history once again when she eliminated Bayley to win the first-ever WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal at WrestleMania 34. After the 2019 Superstar Shake-up, Naomi is now adding a glow to the red brand.


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Aug 19, 2019
408: Toxic people and how to handle them
17:06

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s mastermind, Fast Foundations
  • Why sometimes we need to end friendships
  • Why everyone in our life is there to teach us something
  • How we must give up the idea that we are always right



Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Today I want to chat with you about toxic friendships and breaking up with friends. I know some of you are like, yes, please give me the goods. I need to break up with friends right now. It's absolutely true. Some relationships have an expiration date and when they pass it, the friendship can go south. Not everyone is supposed to be with you for your entire journey. People who we attract in our lives that cause problems from the get-go can also teach us something - how to treat everyone with compassion and set boundaries in the most loving way possible. To move through life with more flow and ease, we must give up the idea that we are always right and in fact assume that everything is our fault and that everything is a lesson. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams.


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Aug 15, 2019
407: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about FRIENDSHIP answered
31:21

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Not putting too many expectations on our friends
  • How holding space for people allows them to figure out their own problems
  • How investing in friendships doesn’t mean they’re going to work out
  • How to move beyond superficial friendships

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

 

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about friendship - how to be there for a friend without trying to be their coach and how to take relationships beyond the superficial.  

 

Review of the week:

Diggitybop

Don’t miss this podcast!
Lori, you’re my freakin hero! Every single podcast blows me away with some lightbulb blast of inspiration...I always feel more grounded and focused after listening, and that’s huge. I feel like you’re the cool friend who’s always real and tells you the deep truth in a way that makes so much sense. Thank you for sharing your light and providing us with this priceless content!


Question 1:

@your.authentic.expansion

How to help your friends without coming across as self-righteous?

 

Question 2:

@amandaibarkley

I feel as though all of my friendships are superficial, is it me or them?

 

Question 3:

@aplacetoshare

What if you have a friend who NEVER asks you questions?


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Aug 14, 2019
406: Get seen by the right people with Ashley Crouch
01:16:18

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s course, Become Aligned
  • How Ashley began to heal from an eating disorder
  • Why Ashley co-founded the first no Photoshop fashion magazine 
  • How Ashley takes daily action to rewire her brain
  • How we are more than our bodies
  • How Ashley views fashion as an expression of self and a chance to make an impact
  • How we all have a message to share
  • How to craft your unique headline 

 

Resources:

 

 

 

Show Notes:
From a small town in Arkansas to the magazine industry of New York. In this conversation Ashley Crouch and I chat about fashion, how she healed from an eating disorder and how much her concept of beauty has changed along the way. She also shares amazing tips on how to hone in on your message and craft a unique headline that will work for national media, top stages, TED talks and beyond.



Question Highlights:

  • What was going on in your mind when you were a teenager with an eating disorder?
  • What does it look like to love ourselves every day?
  • How do we get out the door when we are wearing something we really want to wear but it doesn’t feel like us yet?
  • What is something we can do in our professional life to make ourselves unforgettable?
  • How do we really get out there and stay true to our message, even when people are telling us that our message needs to be different, we're not good enough, we don't have enough followers or there's not enough interest in that category?



Guest Bio:

Ashley Crouch is the founder of Appleseed Communications and an award-winning visibility strategist who lands her clients in the most coveted outlets in the country. Every client served helps support a woman business owner in 21 resource-poor nations, such as the Philippines, Kenya, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Cambodia. She is also the author of the #1 International Bestselling Book, Unknown To Unforgettable: How To Stop Playing Small, Land National Media Attention, And Position Yourself As A Power Player. In 2011 her desire to broaden the definition of beauty led her be on the founding team of Verily, the first fashion magazine for women that did not use Photoshop.


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Aug 12, 2019
405: Find your hidden opportunities
22:57

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s mastermind, Fast Foundations
  • How being afraid of failure is really about being afraid of what other people will think
  • How to add value to people you want to learn from
  • How it doesn’t matter what people think of you as long as you are living your purpose
  • How you have to forgive other people’s petty actions
  • How having something to prove can make you unstoppable
  • How if something’s not working, it’s probably because you’re not taking enough action

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

There's some new energy coming through for me. And I'm absolutely loving it. What I've been experiencing is realizing that my life is giving me everything that I need right now in order to get to the next level. And it's up to me to take notice and to put myself in situations in order to make these next things happen. Also I'm speaking to a lot of people who are messaging me right now talking about how they are really afraid to take action but really it’s because they're afraid of what people will think. Today’s episode is all about how to find and act on the opportunities we need. As long as you put myself out there and make sure that you do everything that you can, you're going to start connecting. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams. 


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Aug 08, 2019
404: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions about FRIENDSHIP answered
36:23

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How to know when it’s time to move on from a friendship
  • How to sustain a long-distance friendship
  • How to find your tribe

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

 

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking all about friendship - when to move on from a friendship, how to sustain important friendships and how to find your tribe.

 

Review of the week:

Evans and Lori are hilarious. Amazing and growth based content partnered with joy and silliness makes it so much fun to tune in. Love you guys.


Question 1:

@themindfuldream

Tips on sustaining a long-distance friendship the best way? Think 5530 miles apart.

 

Question 2: 

@ashjnems

How do you truly know when an old friend isn't meant for your current season of life?

 

Question 3:

@missynelson

How do you deal with a friend that suddenly stops all communication?


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Aug 07, 2019
403: Becoming a champion with Alexa Bliss
46:49

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How Alexa got into wrestling
  • How Alexa recovered from eating disorders
  • How Alexa creates safe boundaries for herself and deals with online bullying
  • Alexa’s plans for her future

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Today my guest on the show is professional wrestler Alexa Bliss. Alexa watched wrestling growing up, then competed as a bodybuilder while she was recovering from eating disorders. Although she got a lucky break to become a wrestler she says really she was training for it her whole life because she’s been in athletics since she was five. In this conversation we talk about online bullying, handling out of control situations and pushing yourself to achieve your goals. What I learnt from interviewing Alexa is that the basic mindset and principles are the same exact across the board, no matter what your dream is. I don't care if you want to start a business. I don't care if you want to be an entrepreneur. I don't care if you want to be a WWE superstar. It is all the same mindset and belief in yourself and connection to other people.

 

Question Highlights:

  • How did you become a professional wrestler?
  • How did you integrate recovering from eating disorders into your fitness journey?

 

  • How do you keep a safe boundary for yourself mentally when you're in the public eye all the time?

 

  • What keeps you going in those moments where you don't think there's anything left?

 

  • What do you hope teenage girls get from seeing you?

 

Guest Bio:

Alexa has been a driven competitor her entire life, excelling especially in gymnastics and eventually becoming a Division I cheerleader. Alexa even entered the world of competitive bodybuilding, where she became one of the youngest competitors to receive her IFBB Professional status. With such an incredible athletic background, it’s little wonder that Alexa quickly became one of NXT’s most dangerous Superstars. Although she never captured the NXT Women’s Title, she was a constant threat.

 

When she joined SmackDown LIVE, Alexa ascended to the top by becoming a two-time SmackDown Women's Champion. Then she made history at WWE Payback, becoming the first Superstar to win both the SmackDown Women's Title and the Raw Women's Title. 


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Aug 05, 2019
402: Either take action or keep torturing yourself
23:06

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s mastermind, Fast Foundations
  • How to “plant” the right feelings so you reap the benefits later
  • How to dismiss negative thoughts and excuses
  • How failures can help you to succeed
  • How dreams come with problems that you need to solve
  • How you need to take your pain and transform it into your purpose

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

I get so many questions and messages from aspiring or beginning entrepreneurs and people who want to start living their purpose. The truth is we're all in different places and it really is just about falling in love with the process. I’m starting a new business right now and even if it doesn’t succeed, I know I was meant to do it. In this episode I talk about how to stop feeding negativity and “plant” positive thoughts so you nourish your ideas and your gifts and can reap the benefits later. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams. 


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Aug 01, 2019
401: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions answered
36:48

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • How fear and pain are a necessary part of uplevelling
  • Making the mundane magical
  • Overcoming self-doubt
  • The need to be around people who are striving for similar things
  • Listening to your inner guide
  • Minding your mental space
  • Overcoming judgement of others
  • Not downsizing your dreams

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about overcoming self-doubt and judgement of others plus how to embrace being in your 30s. Your assignment for this week is to make up a fantasy in your mind - what if your dreams came true in the best and biggest way possible? What would that look like? 

 

Review of the Week:

Tayneub:
Lori and Evans, y'all are my SOUL SOOTHERS! So grateful for this podcast. I look forward to my morning walk everyday because I know I get to spend it with you. Much love xoxo

Question 1:

@ivriym
Is there anything that you want to overcome currently?

Question 2:

@rachu04
How to avoid negative feelings of people in my own mind?

Question 3:

@evelaceymusic
Just turned 30, what would you have wished someone told you to start (or stop) by 30?


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Jul 31, 2019
400: Entrepreneurs: Real tips for growth
01:21:25

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s mastermind, Fast Foundations
  • Why Christina, Cassie and Jim joined Fast Foundations
  • Fears people experience when they’re starting out
  • Lessons we can learn from wall-kicking moments
  • Playing the long game
  • The true value of masterminds

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

In this episode my husband Chris joins me to interview three amazing humans from the first round of our mastermind, Fast Foundations. Listen in to find out how Christina, Cassie and Jim have used the mastermind to grow, both personally and in a business sense. What’s fascinating to me is that all our mastermind participants have completely diverse businesses, but they support each other so much and have created such amazing relationships. We are currently filling our second round of fast foundation so if you’re ready to change your life, apply now. 



Question Highlights:

  • What's your long term vision for your brand and what is your goal that scares you?
  • What is the best piece of advice or inspiration that you have for entrepreneurs at the beginning of their journey?
  • What made you join Fast Foundations?

 

Guest Bio:

Christina Lecuyer of Decide It's Your Turn is a former professional golfer turned mindset life coach. Cassie Everson of Wanderlust Skulls is an artist who creates modern art pieces out of buffalo and longhorn skulls. Jim Carter III of Cause Hack is a long-time programmer who now coaches organizations and entrepreneurs of all sizes on their technology.


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Jul 29, 2019
399: You're that bitch - Own your confidence and get everything you want
23:01

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Chris and Lori’s Fast Foundations Mastermind
  • How confidence is formed through taking action
  • How confidence is at odds with people pleasing 
  • How confidence goes against our survival instincts 
  • How scheduling time to take action is so important
  • How you do not have time for drama
  • It’s okay for people not to like you as long as you speak and act with love

 

Resources:

 

Show Notes:

 

Today’s episode is all about confidence. When you move forward with the attitude of “I am that bitch”, it doesn't mean that you're full of yourself, it doesn't mean that you don’t like other people or that you think you're better than someone, it means that you realize that you are literally made of God energy, you are made of what the universe is made of and you cannot die with the thing you’re meant to do trapped inside of you. I hope today’s quickie serves as a reminder or way for you to be able to get back to the heart-centered reason of WHY you’re working on your dreams. 



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Jul 25, 2019
398: Questionably Awesome - Your burning questions answered
30:56

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • Getting past fear and taking action
  • Why being nice will get you further being mean
  • What you should do when you feel your boss doesn’t respect you
  • If you are attracting the same type of jerky boss over and over, there is a lesson in that for you
  • How to tell if your goals are authentically yours
  • How pain is a driver for change
  • Not overanalyzing your goals
  • How to stay out of your own head when meeting new people
  • Giving yourself grace to screw up and say stupid things when you’re nervous
  • How being sad is part of being human

 

Resources:

 

 

 

Show Notes:

Time for another Q&A Day with me and Evans! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! Listen in as we answer questions that you have sent in, and hear our favorite quotes of the moment! In today’s “questionably awesome” episode, Evans and I are talking about what to do you feel your boss doesn’t respect you, how to tell if your goals are authentically yours and how to stay out of your own head when you’re meeting new people.

 

Review of the Week:

Aprill_Nicholee
🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
Seriously just listened to the “earthquake” episode. I never laughed so hard. You both are awesome and make my day. I look forward to new episodes. I’m glad you're safe and I will always keep one in the chamber 💨

Question 1:

@shannonbierek

My boss doesn't respect me and I'm completely unappreciated. Should I quit my job?

 

Question 2:

@wee_lass_in_a_big_life

How do I tell if my goals are really what I want or just me trying to prove people wrong?

 

Question 3:

@nourishedwolf

When meeting potential new friends, any tips for staying out of your head and connecting?


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Jul 24, 2019
397: The Science of Spirituality with Anna Yusim
59:18

In This Episode You Will Learn About:

  • What scientific studies are revealing about spirituality
  • How to find fulfillment
  • Asking for guidance
  • The power of surrender
  • Using a God box to solve your problems
  • Keeping your vibe high
  • Finding your soul correction and soul contribution

 

Resources: