What Season 2 of the Pod Has Taught Me: Bravery, Courageousness, and the Power of Self-Confidence

Wow! I can barely contain my excitement as episode 72 airs, and I’m wrapping up the final episode of season 2 of The Live By Design Podcast! In this special episode I’m reflecting back on what I have learned on this journey, what I’ll do differently in the future, how I’ve grown as a person … Continue reading What Season 2 of the Pod Has Taught Me: Bravery, Courageousness, and the Power of Self-Confidence

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Bonus Episode: “You’re Not Out to Prove Anything. You’re Just Out to Be” with Stacey Shifflett

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of speaking with Stacey Shifflett - known as The Fit Stylist - who twenty years ago lost her Dad to suicide. Stacey shared with us how this tragedy changed her life in every way and ultimately empowered her to stop following the crowd, to become the hero of … Continue reading Bonus Episode: “You’re Not Out to Prove Anything. You’re Just Out to Be” with Stacey Shifflett

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The Gift of Living Life On My Own Terms After Deep Loss with Stacey Shifflett

Twenty years ago, Stacey Shifflett unknowingly shared her final conversation with her dad. Later that day he was lost to suicide, and it’s this loss that marks the beginning of her journey to becoming the strong, fearless, and empowered woman that she is today.  In today’s episode Stacey shares with us the tragic story of … Continue reading The Gift of Living Life On My Own Terms After Deep Loss with Stacey Shifflett

Bonus: “Understand That Willpower is Important But Only Goes so Far” with Nick Cruz Velleman

This week’s bonus episode features Nick Cruz Velleman of Sight and Insight who is a dear friend, artist, youtuber, teacher, and author. You may remember Nick from earlier this week when he joined me on the podcast and we discussed the role of art and creativity in our daily lives, the power of art to … Continue reading Bonus: “Understand That Willpower is Important But Only Goes so Far” with Nick Cruz Velleman

How Creativity Led to Discovering his “Why” and a Deeper Level of Self-Acceptance with Nick Cruz Velleman

Many of us strive to find something that lights us up inside, that makes us feel alive, and creates peace and joy in our lives.  Today’s podcast guest, Nick Cruz Velleman, has discovered how creativity brings him to life, and on the podcast he shares with us:  How art brings all of his energy and … Continue reading How Creativity Led to Discovering his “Why” and a Deeper Level of Self-Acceptance with Nick Cruz Velleman