Pod #63 - Women's Nutrition

nutrition podcast Oct 30, 2019

The Superwoman’s Guide to Nutrition with Taylor Stolt

Have you been wanting to change your eating habits but have no idea where to start? There are plenty of fad diets out there, and Taylor Stolt brings her expertise to help you navigate the good, the bad, and the ugly. Learn how focusing on your entire health history can help you make smart decisions with your diet,  providing the groundwork for a more energized and vibrant lifestyle.

From the Episode:

  • Taylor Stolt works with clients in functional medicine. She explains how doing detective work on your entire health history can help you find root causes for health issues, rather than just treating symptoms.
  • Losing weight is a common goal, but often our efforts are working against us.
  • Taylor speaks to common challenges she sees clients face that can lead to a lack of energy and sometimes even weight gain.
  • She talks about when to use supplements and where to buy (and not) buy them.
  • When grocery shopping, pay more...
Continue Reading...

Pod #62 - All Things Stress

podcast stress Oct 23, 2019

All Things Stress with Thom Allen

Do you feel like your life is constantly full of stress? You are not alone. Thom Allen is an expert on stress and this week he is here to share his wisdom. Learn how to identify when stress is a real problem, how being perpetually busy is hurting your health, and simple steps you can take today to ease the anxiety that stress can cause.



From the Episode:

  • Thom Allen has been helping clients with stress for over 20 years. He brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to the podcast today.
  • Stress is not the enemy. It is warning us.
  • Don’t reach the brink before you start handling your stress.
  • Ever bragged about how busy you are? Our society rewards those who overdo and live for stress. Thom and Angela chat about finding a balance where you can manage stress so your energy levels are sustainable.
  • Boredom is actually a good thing! It increases creativity.
  • Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical...
Continue Reading...

Pod #61 - Detox Your Home: The How

podcast toxins Oct 16, 2019

Detox Your Home - The How

Last week, we talked about the toxins in our daily lives. If you haven't listened to that episode, please do that before listening to this one. We promised to be back with solutions, so we’re back, full of ideas to help you detox your home. This episode is full of great starting points so you can begin making baby steps to a cleaner and safer environment for you and your family.


From the Episode:

  • Have you been inspired? Nicole certainly has and shares with us the baby steps she’s been taking. 
  • Common household items can make our rooms smell great, help us feel comfortable and make laundry easier, but some items you use every day are full of toxic ingredients. Angela gives us a head’s up on some of the surprising culprits.
  • Where do I even begin? There are some simple tasks and chores that will make your home a healthier place.
  • Going organic can seem like a huge leap, but Angela shares how focusing on certain food items and...
Continue Reading...

Pod #60 - Detox Your Home: The Why

podcast toxins Oct 03, 2019

Detox Your Home - The Why

How can we tell what products in our home are safe? What should you look for and where do you even begin? This episode is the beginning of a multi-part series on environmental toxins, and we’ll be helping you take baby steps to make your home a safer place for you and your family.


From the Episode:

  • Angela started learning about environmental toxins after a deep dive on practical minimalism. She knows learning about toxins can seem scary, but she focuses on education and empowerment instead of fear.
  • Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is a clean/toxin-free space. We discuss baby steps you can take to start making changes in your home.
  • Do your homework. Just because there is a slick website doesn’t mean it is unbiased and honest. Many “info sites” are funded by the same industry who is utilizing toxins in products, but we know the difference and we can clue you in on what to look for.
  • Just because a label says...
Continue Reading...

Pod #59 - The Future of The Spark Podcast

podcast Sep 30, 2019

Onward and Upward: The Exciting Future Ahead

You’ve heard the phrase “holistic approach” but what does that mean for your life? Our podcast will start focusing on Five Branches that will speak to a better you and we will be sharing common sense ideas and tools for you to get the most out of each branch.



From the Episode:

  • The podcast will focus on a holistic approach, helping women who have weeks full of work, motherhood, and just life. There will be practical, real life ways to improve and enhance overall health.
  • Moving forward, our podcast will focus on Five Branches: Simplicity. Groundwork. Life Design. Detox. Mind, Body, Soul.
  • Plus special content: great free add ons including videos on Youtube, live sessions and even some yoga tips.

What would you like to hear? We are all ears! Email us at [email protected] with your awesome thoughts.

AWC Goodies: 

  • Check out Angela’s Guide –  5 Simple...
Continue Reading...

Pod #58 - We're Back, Time To Catch You Up

podcast Sep 23, 2019

Have you ever had to put things aside to take care of YOU? It’s often a healthy thing to take a step back and focus on what is really important. Angela and Nicole catch you up on what they’ve been up to these last few months while they’ve been on a much needed podcast hiatus.



From the Episode:

  • Angela and Nicole have been on a much needed hiatus. It’s been since April of 2018! It’s time for some catch up time.
  • Nicole has been enjoying being a mom, learning Spanish with her daughter, enjoying her enormous veggie garden, and helping family and friends declutter by turning old VHS tapes into digital files 
  • Angela shares about her health challenges and her fascinating studies regarding environmental toxins. She also speaks towards making family time a top priority even while having a business and other special projects.

AWC Goodies: 

  • Check out Angela’s Guide –  5 Simple Ways to Lower Your...
Continue Reading...

Pod #57 - Beating Burnout

podcast stress Apr 04, 2018

Sucky Moment of the Week (4/5) Angela’s family has a major case of the sickies and are having to cancel plans left and right. Inspired Action Take the time to rest. Savor the rare moments where you get to stay in and snuggle.

Major Topic: Recognizing and Avoiding Burnout Angela and Nicole talk about a very real condition called BURNOUT – what causes it, the signs you have it, and how to avoid it.

Keep it Simple: Try This Think of the day as having a “flow” instead of a strict schedule you have to follow at all costs. Find your rhythm in the day and let a little of that hardcore routine go..

Angela SHOUT out to her mom who cancelled plans to take care of Luke while Angela podcasts. Mom Wagner is always taking one for the team.

From the Episode:

Continue Reading...

Pod #56 - How to Hygge; Enjoying Simple Pleasures

podcast simplify Mar 21, 2018

Sucky Moment of the Week (2/5) Nicole’s pleasant stroll with Fiona and the doggies took a messy turn when baby and dog body fluids happened ALL at once in full view of the neighbor. Inspired Action Remind yourself: It’s really not that bad.

Major Topic: Making Time For Simple Pleasures This week we borrow some knowledge from our Danish friends and learn a new word: Hygge. It’s all about making time to enjoy the little things that bring us joy.

Try This Shut off all the lights and eat dinner by candlelight one day this week.

Nicole SHOUT out to her new neighbor, Frida, who baked banana bread and brought it over. Small town hospitality reminds us to slow down and enjoy the little things.

From the Episode:


If this episode sparked something in you, please be sure to subscribe and tell...

Continue Reading...

Pod #55 - Overwhelm; Shifting Your Mindset

podcast stress Mar 08, 2018

Brilliant Moment of the Week (5/5) Angela went to a doTERRA summit in Colorado, which left her feeling uplifted and inspired. 

Inspired Action Angela’s takeaways: Follow your intuition, make things happen (even if it’s inconvenient), and surround yourself with people who are doing what you want to be doing.

Major Topic: Overcoming overwhelm Angela and Nicole tackle a word we know too well – OVERWHELM – and introduce strategies for how to identify it, prevent it, and, when you’re in deep, how to get out of it. Plus, they offer fun tips to help you feel inspired, light, and productive.

Try This Track the following in a journal this week: 1.) Anytime you think or say the word “overwhelmed” and what’s happening in that moment. 2.) Brain dump at the end of the day – what you got done, what you didn’t, what stressed you out. 3.) Trigger words (like “busy”) and more empowering replacements...

Continue Reading...

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.

Try This: Next time you catch yourself...

Continue Reading...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Take these 5 simple steps and immediately feel more productive and less stressed. And yes, you really can do them all today!