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
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.
At the heart of the Live By Design Podcast is the belief that you and you alone are responsible for your health and happiness. And because of this, you have to make yourself and your dreams a priority. Nobody else can do the thing for you that brings you joy. Nobody else can run the miles, take the spin class, dance it out, or do the meditation for you. One way that I make my well being a priority is through goal setting. And not just goal setting but goal crushing. I know, it sounds ridiculous, but it’s true.
What would it be like to go through your day intentionally looking for experiences that you’re grateful for? Looking for the sweet little moments that might have gone unnoticed had you not been on the lookout for them? Well I can tell you from experience that having a gratitude practice has allowed me to appreciate … Continue reading Episode #3 – Our Couples Gratitude Practice That’s Changed Everything
This week on the podcast we dive in flow states! What they are and how they’re an opportunity to tap into your joy.