Pod #54 - Cianna Stewart; No Complaints

guest podcast Feb 21, 2018

Sucky Moment of the Week (5/5) As a self-published first-time author, Cianna accidentally made decisions that resulted in her book release date being delayed. She felt frustrated, angry with herself, and completely in over her head.  

Inspired Action Cianna realized that her drive to achieve was pushing her to do too many things at once. She eased up on herself and learned that in the future she needs to slow down and ask others for help.

Major Topic: Moving from complaining into problem-solving  Cianna Stewart – founder of The No Complaining Project and author of No Complaints: How to Stop Sabotaging Your Own Joy – has been studying the impact and mechanics of complaining for over a decade. In this episode, she shares tools that have helped her and countless others move from a place of complaining and victimization into personal power, productivity, gratitude, and mindfulness.

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Pod #48: Melissa Culbertson; Capturing the Everyday

guest podcast Nov 22, 2017

Sucky Moment of the Week (2/5) It was time to go to soccer practice, but the socks were still wet, so… the kids wore wet socks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Inspired ActioBe prepared. When there’s a lot going on, set yourself up for success by getting things ready ahead of time.

Major Topic: Capturing the Everyday Melissa Culbertson has made a career in the world of digital sharing, from her role as a social media strategist at Burt’s Bees to her site helping other bloggers and online entrepreneurs. But Melissa thinks we need to shift away from creating the perfect scene to share on social and more toward capturing the everyday moments as they actually happen. How and why to do that, on the podcast.

Try This: Give your phone or camera to someone else and have them take a picture of the moment you’re having. Make it a natural, unposed moment, and make sure you’re actually in the picture.

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Pod #47 - Jessica Williams; Helping Women Level Up at Work

guest podcast Nov 15, 2017

Sucky Moment of the Week (4/5) Jessica is facing another long period of long distance with her beau. Inspired ActioReach out for support and problem solve, but don’t forget to take care of yourself, too.

Major Topic: Negotiating Your Salary Jessica Williams, a leader working to advance the professional development of strong, powerful female leadership, gives us her steps to successfully negotiate your salary, focusing on the specific challenges that women face in the workplace.

Try This: Work on your relationship with money and how you relate it to your worth in the world. Notice what your belief systems are. Read The Soul of Money to transform how you think about money.

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Pod #46 - Dr. Robin Miller; Take Control of Your Health and Happiness

guest podcast Nov 08, 2017

Sucky Moment of the Week (4/5) A patient repeatedly passed on his doctor’s advice, and last week he found out some really bad news. Inspired ActioThere is nothing you can do but try to support and encourage people; the decisions they make are their own.

Major Topic: Healed Dr. Robin Miller iwill discuss some of the secrets she’s learned for how to take control of your own health and happiness.s integrative medicine physician and co-authored the book Healed! Health & Wellness for the 21st Century: Wisdom, Secrets, and Fun Straight from the Leading Edge and 

 Try This: Take a ballroom dance class!

Dr. Robin Miller SHOUT out Dave Kahn is not only the co-author of the book, but a wonderful ballroom dance partner!

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Pod #45 - Melissa Garner; Meditation & Mindfulness

guest podcast Nov 01, 2017

Sucky Moment of the Week (4/5) Melissa pulled her neck while brushing her hair, and had to go to some extreme measures to address the pain. Inspired Action Be grateful for what your body can do, and don’t take the small things for granted.

Major Topic: Mindfulness Melissa Garner is an expert in mindfulness and meditation and tells us how a mindfulness practice can help us to reach our goals, train our brains, decrease stress and get an overall boost in wellness that can last a lifetime.

Try This: Let the absolute last thing you consciously think about before bed be a thought of a pleasant, happy, or relaxing place, and of you reaching your goals. A mental vacation and inspiring notion before bed can promote better sleep.

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Pod #44 - Sarah Mowery; Very Serious

guest podcast Oct 25, 2017

Brilliant Moment of the Week Angela found a deliciious surprise growing in her front yard!

Major Topic: Very Serious Sarah shares the story behind her new writing project, and talks about how we can all feel more connected to each other by simply looking around.

Try This: Go explore a new place in your neighborhood. Don’t do any research beforehand, just walk into a place that intrigues you, introduce yourself, and learn something new about the people and places that surround you.

Sarah SHOUT out Deep Ellum Art Co. is helping revitalize the neighborhood while still honoring its history and tradition of embracing the creative and the unus

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Pod #43 - Denaye Barahona; Parenting Like a Minimalist

guest podcast Oct 18, 2017

Major Topic: Parenting Like a Minimalist Denaye Barahona has created a community around the idea that parenting doesn’t have to be so complicated. We discuss how doing less can often lead to more when it comes to life with kids.

Try This: Take a step back from your kids, and let them take risks.

Angela SHOUT out to all the parents in the world doin’ the best they can. It really is the most important job in the world.

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Pod #42 - Tiffany Syfan, Part 2; Conscious & Mindful Eating

guest nutrition podcast Oct 11, 2017

Sucky Moment of the Week (4/5) Tiff had a nail in her tire (again), and learned that sometimes when it rains it pours.

Major Topic: Conscious & Mindful Eating Nutritionist, fitness instructor, and personal trainer Tiffany Syvan walks us through how we can use mindfulness to develop a healthier relationship with food.

Try These: Integrate one of the following into the way you eat daily: Honor Your Food, Use All of Your Senses, Practice Portion Control, Savor Smaller Bites (and actually chew), Eat Slowly, and Don’t Skip Meals

Tiff SHOUT out to a restaurant in Dallas that gives you a healthy portion of healthy yummy food in a comfy setting, Kozy Kitchen.

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  • Follow Tiffany on Instagram @tiffany_ess_
  • Check out the book Tiffany mentioned about mindful eating and read for yourself more about the science behind it Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
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Pod #41 - Tiffany Syfan; Intuitive Eating

guest podcast Oct 04, 2017

Sucky Moment of the Week (5/5) In a moment of ultimate suck, Tiffany discovered a leak in the roof of her newly remodeled house. Inspired Action Even through the ultimately sucky, be kind to others and grateful for what is good.

Major Topic: Intuitive Eating Nutritionist, fitness instructor, and personal trainer Tiffany Syvan guides us in getting back to our primal instincts, listening to our bodies’ signals, and eating intuitively for our holistic health.

Try This: Identify what type of eater you generally are (Chaotic, External, Mindless, Clean Your Plate), and, in a non-judgmental way, set goals to create a healthier relationship with food. No diets or crazy restrictions allowed!

Tiffany SHOUT out Stocks and Bondy is at the Dallas Farmers Market selling some amazing bone broth Tiffany can’t get enough of.

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Pod #40 - Kellie Lin Knott; Essential Creativity

guest podcast Sep 27, 2017

Sucky Moment of the Week (3/5) Everything that could happen to keep Kellie Lin from making her flight and traveling safely happened. Inspired Action No matter how prepared you are, you have no control over the circumstances or what may happen unexpectedly. Stay calm, and rationally act instead of reacting.

Major Topic: Creativity It exists in everything we do and can bring new perspective to our lives. Kellie Lin tells us how we can induce creativity, find it in every scenario, and use it to lower stress.

Try This: Choose a (natural, non-toxic) scent you love and use it to reprogram a new way of being or new habit into your system. Use that scent when you want to get into a creative mindset.

Kellie Lin SHOUT out to Susan Werner, a woman who takes on the unknown, immerses herself in new things, and allows creativity to happen.

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  • Curious about essential oils and how you can use them? Visit doTERRA to learn more!
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