Episode #19 – Living Boldly with Loukia Mastrodimos

This week we welcome fellow podcaster and Master Midlife Mindset Coach, Loukia Mastrodimos, to The Live By Design Podcast family as we continue exploring IIN's Circle of Life Exercise with a focus on Health.

Loukia shares her journey of being a lifelong educator and at the peak of her career, when she realized she was unfulfilled, unhealthy, and miserable.  It was at that time that she decided to fundamentally change her life, and in today's conversation she shares what that transformation has looked like for her personal health, her mindset, and her business - Midlife In Bold, Inc.

Episode #18 – Permission Granted: It’s Time To Prioritize Your Health

What does “Health” mean to you?

For me, it means making myself a priority. It looks like fueling my body with food that blesses it. It looks like meditating, journaling, and moving my body to support my mental and physical health. It looks like reading and being a life-long learner to nurture my soul. It looks like painting and sewing and creating and crafting because it makes my heart sing. It looks like making my personal health and wellness a priority.

Because here's the kicker. If you don't do it, nobody will.

Episode #6 – Book Report: Girl, Stop Apologizing

As a type-A, enneagram 3, typical oldest child, and recovered people-pleaser, I had always found validation in striving for perfection. In being the best, but the best according to someone else’s standards or expectations. And then one day, I realized I was seeking validation from everyone else but myself. How crazy is that? And thus … Continue reading Episode #6 – Book Report: Girl, Stop Apologizing

Episode #5 – Time To Get Yourself a Mantra

When things get hard, what do you reach for to pull you through? To encourage you? To inspire, uplift, or motivate you? Well for me, I go to my personal mantra, over and over again. I tell myself, “I get to do this. I can do hard things.” Because there is strength and power in words and how you use them to speak to yourself. My mantra’s gotten me through 12 half marathons, 1 full marathon, 2 child births, launching my business, and so much more. So whether or not you have a mantra, this episode is for you. Because we find ourselves in unprecedented times, and I figure we could all probably use a little extra grace, strength, and motivation.