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Season 2, Episode 1: New Year Episode {Podcast}

New Year


Welcome to Season 2, episode 1! I am so excited about the upcoming season. We will be diving into so many great topics in the weeks and months to come.

On this episode, we talk about:

  • My 2015 year end review
  • Having a healthy relationship with yourself
  • How I noticed I was dismissive of my thoughts
  • What has really been holding me back
  • What I was unconsciously telling myself
  • How sabotage kept coming into play for me
  • “When you ignore your belly, you become homeless. You spend your life trying to erase your own existence. Apologizing for yourself. Feeling like a ghost. Eating to take up space, eating to give yourself the feeling that you have weight here, you belong here, you are allowed to be yourself – but never quite believing it because you don’t sense yourself directly.” Geneen Roth
  • What do I really want?
  • Who am I at my very core?
  • What are you allowing to hold you back?
  • What is not allowing you to see who you fully are
  • Where do we find our identity?
  • Where are you right now that you can start making a difference to yourself?
  • Who are you, right where YOU are

You can listen to my talk from The Orchard here.

If you’re interested in a free 15 minute mini-session, you can click here.

Have an awesome day!

Turning Tables {Podcast Episode #100}

100aEpisode #100!!

Today, the tables get turned on me. My husband, Rick, interviews me for this milestone episode. We talk about what I’ve learned over the first 100 episodes. He asks questions about where I’ve been and where I’m going, and we talk more about our marriage and life. My boys also make their debut in the intro and add a few giggles. :)  They were hilarious!

I also announce the launch of my coaching business. I am so excited about the clients that I will have the opportunity to work with in the coming year. To sign up for a free 15 minute mini-session, click here. You can also learn more about my coaching by visiting here.

You can follow Rick on Twitter or Facebook.

All I can say is THANK YOU! Thank you for listening, engaging, and encouraging me to continue to share with all of you. I am looking forward to what 2016 has in store for all of us!

Happy New Year!



One Word 2015 {Podcast Episode #99}

one word


99 Episodes!! Wow! Thank you for continuing to listen as I share the journey I am on.

On this episode, we talk about:

  • My one word for 2015: healthy
  • How the word has been so different than what I expected
  • You are GOOD!
  • Learning to be present
  • You have amazing gifts to bring to the world

I’d love to hear what your one word was for 2015 and what you are planning for 2016.


Leanne Stolpe on Purpose {Podcast Episode #98}


I’m excited to introduce you to Leanne Stolpe. She’s a teacher, coach, and mom with a heart for helping others find their purpose.

On this episode, we discuss:

  • Her heart for helping others
  • Her desire to help moms
  • Her own difficult experience as a mom
  • How she helps moms discover and embrace their purpose
  • Learning to have perspective for the season you are in
  • Preparing for upcoming seasons of life
  • What is one little step you can take?
  • How they’ve built a culture of missions in their family
  • How they serve in the community and around the world.

You can connect with Leanne via her website or Facebook. If you are a mom who resonated with her message, be sure to contact her.



You CAN love them both. Really!

Do you have a rule?

Thanksgiving ONLY before Christmas?


Some of us are really passionate about Thanksgiving and get ourselves in a tizzy if someone talks about Christmas BEFORE Thanksgiving. And if they even hint at listening to Christmas music or putting up their tree, we are adamant about letting them know how we feel about it! :)

Unfortunately, I’ve been there before. For many years, in fact.

I couldn’t believe that the stores were putting out Christmas decorations early, sometimes even before Halloween was over! I couldn’t believe that people would listen to Christmas music before Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving comes FIRST! Why would they do that?

I thought those things for years. Yes, Christmas has become ridiculously commercialized, and many people forget what it’s all about. But honestly, most of the people who really loved Christmas that I know don’t fit into that camp. They just really love Christmas!

It’s funny to me now. I look back at how much I have changed and grown, and realize how differently I view things now. Because in most circumstances, I now know that there truly is the ability to be FOR two things that seem opposing. You really can truly enjoy your Thanksgiving and all of the people around you AND still put your Christmas decorations up before Thanksgiving. Really!

And now that I think about it, the people who are putting up their Christmas stuff are some of the most fun people and enjoyable to be around. They’re not skipping over Thanksgiving. They’re enjoying it too. They’re just also loving celebrating Christmas for as long as they can. And really, does it impact me in any way? NO!

I know there are some of you who don’t get this at all. You’ve told yourself you are absolutely right because you hold off until Thanksgiving. You’re not going to break your stance on it. Ever. And guess what? That’s totally cool!

This year, we chose to put our tree up the week before Thanksgiving. I’ve been listening to Christmas music off and on. It could have had to do with the fact that our fall slammed into winter early with a decent snow fall. Or it could also be that I am truly learning to be fully me. Most likely, it’s a combination of both.

Tomorrow, I will be extremely thankful to be with family and enjoy every minute of Thanksgiving. I’ll take time to reflect on all of my blessings and the friends and family and community I am blessed with. I’ll be grateful, just as I try to be every day.

I’ll also go home to my house that is already decorated for Christmas, and I’ll be thankful and anticipate the upcoming season of Advent. On Thanksgiving.

Trust me. You CAN love them both. REALLY!



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