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    Motherhood Unstressed
    CERN Physicist Dr. Sarah Demers ON: CERN RUN 3 - Restart of the Large Hadron Collider, Dark Matter, and Understanding Our Place in the Universe on a Subatomic Scale

    Motherhood Unstressed

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 31:22


    Sponsored by: Brooklyn Candle - use code Motherhood20 to save Kindred Bravely - use code Unstressed20 to save Motherhood Unstressed CBD - use code Podcast to save Dr. Sarah Demers is a physicist based at CERN working on the ATLAS experiment; one of the massive experiments that will start collecting data from the Large Hadron Collider on July 5, 2022. In addition to working on ATLAS, Dr. Demers is a professor at Yale and has collaborated with the Yale theater department to explore connections between physics and dance. In this episode get a behind the scenes look at the mission of CERN, how they are using AI to leverage an unprecedented amount of data, the implications of creating dark matter and anti-matter, and how exploring physics at a subatomic scale can help us better understand (and better appreciate) our place in the universe. Connect on Instagram  @CERN YouTube @CERNTV and Facebook @CERN Web: https://home.cern/news/news/cern/watch-live-stream-launch-run-3-cerns-internal-screens-or-social-media Dr. Sarah Demers https://physics.yale.edu/people/sarah-demers  Yale Physics Department https://physics.yale.edu  Particle Adventure https://particleadventure.org  Like the show? Please leave a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening & tag me on Instagram so I can thank you personally! Get the book Motherhood Unstressed - Daily Meditations on Motherhood, Self-Care, and the Art of Living a Life You Love available on Amazon and Kindle Subscribe to The Motherhood Unstressed Podcast Instagram @motherhoodunstressed

    LET IT OUT
    Trauma, Money & Women with Business Advisor Jocelyn Kelly Reid + Kindness & Sleep with Tim Masters

    LET IT OUT

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 105:47


    This week, I had a conversation with Jocelyn Kelly Reid. With 15 years of sales and marketing experience, she now helps women around money and finance in a unique way. She's personally lost everything and built it back up and now she has the ability to help others do the same. She's sensitive, sweet, and honest, as you'll hear in this conversation. We talked about trauma, burnout, needing open space, working through financial blocks, her embodiment practice, the importance of directly communicating needs, how you can be addicted to a person, and much more. Jocelyn talks in depth about her background and upbringing where she felt different from those around her, recovering from an eating disorder, and feeling “too much”. This episode also features my lovely conversation with midwestern mattress maker and father of five Tim Masters, founder of My Green Mattress. I genuinely loved speaking with Tim as much as he loves making mattresses for people. He talks about taking over a mattress business when he was young, living in the apartment above it, and how one day a woman came into the shop who read his palm and told him he was meant to heal people. That helped him realize he does just that through his ability to find the correct-fitting, non-toxic mattress for every body that walks into his shop regardless of size or shape. Show Notes:- Follow Jocelyn on the Web- Take the friendship breakup survey from me and Kayleen Schaefer here- The Podcast Kit is 50% off through the end of July with code summer- Sign up for the waitlist for the re-imagined Creative Underdogs/In Process (coming soon)!- Subscribe to our newsletter to get show notes + essays, etc. sent to your inbox- Follow @letitouttt on Instagram. I'm @katiedalebout- Let It Out is looking for a paid editing intern! Email me at katie@letitouttt.com if you're interested in applying or know anyone who might be interested! Sponsor:I've been sleeping on an organic mattress from My Green Mattress for the past few weeks, and I love it. I also loved speaking with Tim, the founder, at the end of this episode. Check out their selection of affordable and certified organic mattresses on www.mygreenmattress.com. Use code LETITOUT in the check-out to receive $125 off a twin or larger and $20 off the Emily Organic crib!

    The Dabble Co. Podcast
    Roe v Wade, Episode 4: Just me and my thoughts with host Claire O'bryan, NP

    The Dabble Co. Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 32:57


    Roe v Wade has been overturned. Now what? I don't know. So if you'd like to listen to me ramble for 30 minutes on what a difficult, nuanced cluster this is … please tune in. I would like to thank everyone for their thoughtful dialogue and commentary as I expected much worse - but it just goes to show me that MOST of us feel some of the same way I do… that this conversation is simply not black and white, and it's not easy. But here we are and we must continue to talk. Tune in for my unclear, scattered chat. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Therapy Chat
    337: Understanding How Trauma Affects Our Biology with Dr. Aimie Apigian

    Therapy Chat

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 52:40


    Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week, our conversation about trauma and health continues as host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Dr. Aimie Apigian, a functional medicine doctor, about the biology of trauma and how this piece is often omitted from trauma treatment. She explains why healing is incomplete without the physiology of trauma being addressed, describes what is happening in the body when someone is in a chronic state of freeze, and shares information about her upcoming Annual Biology of Trauma Summit featuring Dr. Gabor Maté (featured in last week's episode) and many other experts in the field of functional medicine and the physiology of trauma. Dr. Aimie is a Double Board-Certified Medical Physician in both Preventive and Addiction Medicine and holds Double Masters Degrees in Biochemistry and in Public Health. She is the leading medical expert on addressing stored trauma in the body through her signature model and methodology, The Biology of Trauma™: a new lens that courageously uplevels the old methods of trauma work and medicine by reverse-engineering trauma's effects on the nervous system and body on a cellular level. Dr. Aimie specializes in trauma, attachment and addictions after having personal experience in foster parenting, adopting and then having her own health issues that were a result of childhood and life experiences. In addition to her medical studies that have included Functional Medicine Certification, she has sought out trauma therapy training since 2015. Dr. Aimie founded a Nonprofit called Family Challenge Camps, and developed and ran weekend intensives for families with children who have experienced attachment trauma. She is currently the founder and CEO of Trauma Healing Accelerated, where she bridges the two worlds of Functional Medicine and Trauma Therapy with a mission to help adults accelerate the healing journey by addressing The Biology of Trauma™ that keeps stored trauma stuck in the body, mind and spirit. Her Providers' Certification Course teaches providers to do the same for their clients. Resources:  Dr. Aimie's website: www.traumahealingaccelerated.com Thank you to TherapyNotes for sponsoring this week's episode! TherapyNotes makes billing, scheduling, notetaking, and telehealth incredibly easy. And now, for all you prescribers out there, TherapyNotes is proudly introducing E-prescribe! Find out what more than 100,000 mental health professionals already know, and try TherapyNotes for 2 months, absolutely free. Try it today with no strings attached, and see why everyone is switching to TherapyNotes. Now featuring E-prescribe. Use promo code "chat" at www.therapynotes.com to receive 2 FREE months of TherapyNotes! This episode is also sponsored by Trauma Therapist Network. Learn about trauma, connect with resources and find a trauma therapist near you at www.traumatherapistnetwork.com. We believe that trauma is real, healing is possible and help is available. Therapists, registration opens in July for Trauma Therapist Network membership. Join a compassionate and skilled group of trauma therapists for weekly calls focused on Self Care, Case Consultation, Q&A and Training.  Get on the waiting list now to be the first to know when registration opens! Sign up here: https://traumatherapistnetwork.com/wait-list/  Podcast produced by Pete Bailey - https://petebailey.net/audio 

    On Mission
    Mental Health and Spirituality

    On Mission

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 40:26


    In this episode of On Mission, Kate Fowler, and Fr. Frank Donio, S.A.C. are joined by Dr. Kristin Witte to discuss the connection between prayer and spirituality and mental health.  The National Alliance on Mental Illness' resources can be accessed by clicking here.The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 24/7 and it's toll-free and can be called at 1-800-273-8255 or resources can be accessed online here.Click here to access the Center's Self-Care for Ministry Resources. Follow us:The Catholic Apostolate CenterThe Center's podcast websiteInstagramFacebookApple PodcastsSpotify

    Live Greatly
    3 Easy Ways to Add in More Self-Care for Optimal Health & Well-Being: 2 Minutes of Motivation

    Live Greatly

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 3:42


    Are you looking for ways to add more relaxation into your life? In this 2 minutes of motivation Live Greatly podcast episode Kristel Bauer shares 3 Easy Ways to Add in More Self-Care for Optimal Health & Well-Being Tune in now! Listen to the episode with Catherine Davalle: Apple Podcasts Key Takeaways From This Episode The importance of having self-care rituals The importance of releasing muscle tension Creating a nourishing evening routine Disclaimer: All information and views shared on the Live Greatly podcast are purely the opinions of the authors, and are not intended to provide medical advice or treatment recommendations. The contents of this podcast are intended for informational and educational purposes only. Always seek the guidance of your physician or other qualified health professionals when you have any questions regarding your specific health, changes to diet and exercise, or any medical conditions. Kristel Bauer, the Founder of Live Greatly, is on a mission to help people thrive personally and professionally. Kristel is a corporate wellness expert, Integrative Medicine Fellow, Top Keynote Speaker, TEDx speaker & contributing writer for Entrepreneur. Follow Kristel Bauer on: Instagram: @livegreatly_co LinkedIn: Kristel Bauer Twitter: @livegreatly_co Facebook: @livegreatly.co Youtube: Live Greatly, Kristel Bauer To Book Kristel as a speaker for your next event, click here. To Watch Kristel Bauer's TEDx talk of Redefining Work/Life Balance in a COVID-19 World Click here.

    Hand Me My Purse.
    No. 46: Roe vs. Wade Overturned + R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 Years + The Fine Art of Knowing When to Let Go.

    Hand Me My Purse.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 69:25


    Hey Friends & Kin!  FYI:  THIS, JUST LIKE ALL EPISODES OF HAND ME MY PURSE, CONTAINS PROFANITY. THIS PODCAST IS FOR ADULTS AND CONTAINS ADULT CONTENT. Now that we've gotten that out of the way... _________  Friends and Kin in this episode, we are going to discuss LETTING GO – signs that it's time to let go and a few things to consider before letting go.  However before I get into that discussion I just wanted to mark two moments in history:ONE: The supreme court overturned Roe vs. Wade… WHAT THE ENTIRE FUCK. Regardless of whether you are pro-life or pro-choice, let's get one thing straight.  In this country there are so many oxymorons. Emphasis on the MORON part. This means that freedom to have an Abortion is no longer a federal constitutional right. This is disgusting MAINLY because the government should NOT have a say so in what anyone chooses to do with their bodies.  TWO:  Let's mark that Mr. Robert Kelly – also known as R. Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. A court in New York sentenced him to FEDERAL racketeering & sex trafficking. Well, well, well… I read an article on CNN about the sentencing which took place on Wednesday, June 29th that was quite interesting.  Now don't get me wrong, I know that there are a lot of folks that still support the R. – I am not one of them. Just so we are clear. Make sure to read the article I linked right HERE. It is an interesting read.Back to LETTING GO, one of the monumental things I learned (yes I learn things doing this podcast!) with this episode is this:  Love is all about FREEDOM. The end of love is NOT the end of LIFE – it should be the beginning of an understanding that love sometimes leaves for a reason, but never leaves without a lesson. (I LOVE THAT!)"GO WHERE YOU ARE LOVED. NOT WHERE YOU ARE TOLERATED..."MeMe's JAM No. 46FIND A THERAPIST._______ Listen. Subscribe. Rate. Review.Apple Podcasts. Stitcher. Spotify. Google Podcasts. Pandora. I love you guys so much & I'm honored to share my time & energy with you – ESPECIALLY IF YOU KEEP COMING BACK! I can't wait until the next time we get to do this again!  And as always, "Thank you for your support..." (said exactly like the 80s Bartles and Jaymes commercials) xoxo   MeMe  *****************J O I N * T H E * S Q U A D Instagram Facebook Twitter HAND ME MY PURSE. SPOTIFY PLAYLIST *********************Music:  Gloomy Tunez

    Sleep and Relaxation Sounds
    Binaural Beats Theta Waves for Anxiety Relief and Self Care - Part 3

    Sleep and Relaxation Sounds

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 61:48


    Headphones are highly recommended for this binaural beats sound. The frequencies in this sound create theta waves, which have the tendency to help listeners relax and ease anxiety. Close your eyes and focus on taking deep breaths while the sound plays at a medium volume in your headphones. Presented by Sound Therapy. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Imani State of Mind
    REALationship with Self

    Imani State of Mind

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 56:09


    Life is life-ing and it's time for a check in!. The ladies of Imani State of Mind chat on what happens when your relationship with yourself requires more than just practicing self-care. 

    Yoga Girl Daily
    Your Self-Care To-Do List

    Yoga Girl Daily

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 5:28


    How often do you make a to-do list? Probably a lot. But how often do you make a to-do list for your self-care? In today's practice, you are going to put together a list of beautiful things to experience this weekend. Rachel shares her list, then it's time to make your own. Tune in to begin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Heart of Hospice
    How to Care for Your Team Beyond the Ordinary with Dr. Michelle Owens & RN Keisha Jones, Episode 112

    The Heart of Hospice

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 56:18


    Meet RN Keisha Jones and Dr. Michelle Owens of Hospice Austin and hear how they take extraordinary care of their hospice team with a debriefing program. .  After seeing signs of accelerated compassion and moral fatigue in their hospice clinical team in 2021, Keisha and Michelle realized there was more needed beyond pizza parties.  They put their heads together to create a debriefing program.  As director of the clinical team, Keisha saw that nurses and other clinicians were deeply involved with patients, and the grief of not having families with dying patients was severely  affecting the team.  A safe space to discuss what was happening was first priority.  Using a debriefing facilitator trainer manual from CAPC (Center to Advance Palliative Care) website, they started the program.  Using Zoom video conferencing and including all disciplines, the women make the debriefings accessible to all disciplines and all shifts.  The team felt heard and safe.  The responses were positive and encouraging.    If you're interested in creating a debriefing program in your agency, you can access the debriefing facilitator trainer manual from CAPC here.    Find more information about hospice philosophy, end of life care, and self care for both personal and professional caregivers here.  Find more podcast episodes from The Heart of Hospice here: https://theheartofhospice.libsyn.com/ The hosts of The Heart of Hospice podcast would be honored to speak at your event or conference.  Send an email to helen@theheartofhospice.com or to jerry@theheartofhospice.com.  We'd love to partner with you! Connect with podcast host Jerry Fenter at jerry@theheartofhospice.com. Connect with podcast host Helen Bauer at helen@theheartofhospice.com.  

    Wellness and Wellies
    Weight Loss and Time Management tool kit | Resources to get clarity on your health & fitness goals | Build a weight loss & self care a plan | Time management and Productivity hacks for Christian

    Wellness and Wellies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 14:54


    Friend do I have a treat for you! I know you are probably in the thick of it with the school holidays but before you know it you will so i am challenging you to start thinking about what life is going to look like when the kids go back to school. I wanted to share with you the ultimate weight loss and time management tool kit, my WEIGHT LOSS FRAMEWORK! This is all the resources you need to get clarity on your health and fitness goal, build a weight loss and self care action plan.  In the framework you will learn how get clarity on your goal, to prioritise your to-do list, reduce overwhelm and I teach you my top time management hacks to get more productive. AND My Cycle syncing 101 Course learn how to cycle sync your fitness, nutrition and to-do list  A bi-weekly group coaching call where you can bring questions about health and fitness, nutrition or time management. You are part of an amazing online community where you can find support and accountability. BONUS  You also get sent to you my 90 day SHE RISES devotional and planner.  The ONE book you need for your time with God and for organising your schedule. Find out more here: https://www.wellnessandwellies.co.uk/academy  Any questions please email me hello@wellnessandwellies.co.uk  Love and light SJ xx

    Wisdom of the Body
    092. AmarAtma Singh on Grieving Like a Boss

    Wisdom of the Body

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 44:13


    Listen to AmarAtma Singh, a grief coach, discuss with Heather the surprising impact of talking about grief, the ways in which grief hits us, and what we can do about it. AmarAtma explains why effectively dealing with grief is one of the ways we can reclaim humanness. We discuss all the forms of loss: loved ones, money, property, functioning, autonomy, relationships, even losing things we've never had. Go fearlessly into your grief because the body will share the truth.   In this episode, Heather and AmarAtma discuss: What grief is  How grief comes with several other emotions at the same time  Emotion phobia  Face, Embrace and Release Model Hopes, dreams and expectations loss  How the degree of a loss can change the way we experience grief Emotional resilience  Why being told to “man up” and “push through” may not be the best thing to do when it comes to grieving The risks of suppressing instincts Why you can't think your way through grief  The need to move the unresolved feelings  How we know if we're dealing with our grief well How we become what we avoid wanting to become  Importance of asking yourself “who am I if I'm not protecting?” The strength of the human spirit The importance of doing advance directives and taking time to have deep and uncomfortable conversations What grief feels like  Anticipatory grief Grieving something you haven't had yet Why we hold onto grief What happens when we let go of grief   AmarAtma Singh is a Grief Coach with advanced certification as a Grief Recovery Specialist. He has spent the better part of the last decade helping hundreds and thousands of grievers in both 1:1 private coaching along with emotional and spiritual care as a board-certified Chaplain in the Acute care hospital setting. https://amaratmacoaching.com/  Heather Grzych is the author of The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility and the host of the Wisdom of the Body podcast. A board-certified Ayurvedic practitioner, she teaches the Regenerative Fertility Method to support future generations worldwide. Heather is on the board of directors for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) and has consulted with doctors, governments, and insurance companies. She offers virtual consultations and programs worldwide. www.heathergrzych.com   Connect with Heather: Instagram.com/heathergrzych Facebook.com/grzychheather   Participate in the FREE 3-Day Mind-Body-Spirit Fertility Activation to create the family of your dreams and have the wellness to enjoy it:  https://regenerativefertilitymethod.com/vfaoptin    Join the Wisdom of the Body club on Clubhouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/wisdom-of-the-body   This podcast is for educational and entertainment purposes only.

    Women Connected In Wisdom Podcast
    S8E73 - The Physicality of Grief - Physical Wellness with special guest Dr. Sheila K. Collins

    Women Connected In Wisdom Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 56:22


    Join Shannon & Christine as they chat about Physical Wellness with special guest Sheila K. Collins.   Shealo Glo - https://www.shealoglo.com/ Now offering Subscriptions * Delivered on the 1st & 15th!   Nominate your Shearo by emailing subject "My Shearo" shealoglo@gmail.com Stillpoint - https://www.amazon.com/Stillpoint-Self-Care-Playbook-Caregivers-Breathe/dp/1732370400   Join us in community: https://women-connected-in-wisdom.mn.co/feed Listen to past episodes: https://womenconnectedinwisdompodcast.com/   Like & Subscribe to get notifications when we are live Instagram @womenconnectedinwisdompodcast - https://www.instagram.com/womenconnectedinwisdompodcast/ Facebook page Women Connected in Wisdom Podcast - https://www.facebook.com/womenconnectedinwisdompodcast   In this episode we talked about: -Physical Wellness -Dancing through grief and being embodied -The 5 skills of self-care -The SCOTUS decision striking down Roe Vs. Wade -The history of Abortion in the US -Voting -Resources for Self & Community Care Connect with our guest Sheila K. Collins here: www.sheilakcollins.com Sheila's Blog - https://sheilakcollins.com/blog Tuesday Morning - Radical Self & Community Care Let's REimagine - The Art of Grieving Anne Lamott History of Abortion Video DOBBS, STATE HEALTH OFFICER OF THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ET AL. v. JACKSON WOMEN'S HEALTH ORGANIZATION ET AL. Episode 4 - Emotional/Mental Wellness with- Dr. Sheila K. Collins See No Stranger by Valerie Kaur InterPlay.org - Cynthia Winton- Henry Margaret Atwood- The Handmaid's Tale Hard Times Require Furious Dancing by Alice Walker  

    Tweet Trends
    Self-Care… it's a choice!

    Tweet Trends

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 11:05


    We don't have to earn rest. We don't have to wait to be kind to ourselves. Unfortunately that is the story that we tell ourselves. Society frowns on those who tend to self first. We have to change the narrative. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/heyevette/message

    NAMI OC Presents: It's Okay To Feel
    A Series on Self Care: Episode 4 The Final Push

    NAMI OC Presents: It's Okay To Feel

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 23:32


    This week we wrap up our self care series. We discuss the last legs of the John Muir trail and the importance of how this trip benefitted our mental health. Self care is one of the most important things we can do for our mental health and recovery. Reach out and find what self care means to you and discover you own self care that will change your life. If you have any questions or want to share you story email me at cnemeth@namioc.org. We would love to hear from our listeners. 

    The Anna & Raven Show
    Selfish Or Selfcare?

    The Anna & Raven Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 7:16


    Anna established a new rule at home to give herself some serenity and recharge. The problem is her family think's she is being selfish not exercising self-care. What's the thing you do that can be considered "selfish" even though you're doing it for yourself?! 

    The Anna & Raven Show
    Thursday June 30, 2022: Selfish or Self Care; Small Talk Protocol; Raven Plays The Sax

    The Anna & Raven Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 45:31


    4th of July is a good time but it's also a time when lots of people injure themselves!  Fireworks are a common cause of injury, but there's another common cause that happens to Raven all the time!  (:33) You should always protect your passwords, but if you're dating someone and you don't share the Hulu password, that's all I need to know about you!  (2:54) Do you hate small talk?  Anna has a store she loves to go to, but she rarely goes because she feels obligated to chat with the shop owner!  (6:18) Anna has three crazy news stories and Raven is gonna pick one to talk about! Today his options are; a highway swarmed with bees, a family misplaces the roof of their home, and a man who stole a police car and then answered a 911 call!  (13:18) What's the line between selfish and self-care?  Anna has been asking her family to help her relax by doing one small thing every day, but is it too much to ask?  (17:11) Gas prices got you down?  Play Raven in “Craig's List Price Is Right” and you could win a $100 gas card!  (24:16) Does your kid play a musical instrument?  Over 80% of parents said that they would like their kid to learn one, but Anna had never really considered it until now…  (26:57) Jonah and Erica's son just told them that he wants to quit football and not play his senior year of high school. Erica is adamant that he finishes his high school career and play his last year. He's played since he was young and she believes that he only wants to quit because he wants to be lazy and is tired of the constant practices. Jonah disagrees, he's going to college next year, he's almost an adult, they have to let him make his own decisions. What would you do? (33:45) Donna has got a shot at $800!  Can she beat Raven in pop culture trivia and win the jackpot?  (42:36)

    Celebrate Cultivate
    Elevating Daily Rituals for Summer

    Celebrate Cultivate

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 26:40


    Summer is a time of energy, exploration, inspiration, and flow. This is a perfect season to get into the practice of connecting with yourself and nurturing your spirit. Elevating your daily rituals for summer will leave you feeling refreshed, aligned, and ready for whatever comes your way. → Access the show notes and learn more: https://www.kaileenelise.com/podcast/elevating-daily-rituals-for-summer

    Mood Ring
    Meme Your Mental Health

    Mood Ring

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 22:11


    Host Anna Borges (The More Or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care), who was famously dragged on Twitter after making a few jokes in reference to mental health, revisits mental health meme culture and how it can be a useful tool to find community during dark times. She's joined by Memes To Discuss In Therapy admin Priscilla Eva for a discussion on “shitposting,” finding the humor in our collective struggles and how social media can actually breed compassion for ourselves and for others.  We want to hear what you think about Mood Ring! You can help us out by filling out a short audience survey: moodringshow.org/survey Follow Mood Ring @moodringshow Follow Anna ​​@annabroges Follow Memes To Discuss In Therapy on Instagram or on Facebook.  Mood Ring is a production of American Public Media and Pizza Shark!  Full Transcript Anna Borges: They say that everyone remembers their first time—I know that I do. Slowly waking up in the morning. Bright light streaming in through the window…   …the sound of my phone rattling on the nightstand as a stream of notifications flooded in.   MUSIC PAUSE, PHONE VIBRATION SOUND EFFECT   Sorry, did you think I was talking about something else? Yeah, no, I'm talking about the first time I got absolutely dragged on the internet.   MUSIC   It was early 2016 and I was a writer at BuzzFeed. I'd been tasked with the challenge of finding a way to make mental health content shareable, and relatable, and viral. And that might sound like a ridiculously easy job in the year of our digital lord 2022, but it wasn't that long ago that the landscape of mental health content looked very different than it does today. Like on big mainstream websites, it was pretty much limited to serious and earnest personal essays and serious and earnest resource articles. And everything else was kind of like… you know… niche. Like it existed, but just in certain corners of the internet.   So, I decided to try doing what I'd long done in my little corners of the internet, I joked about my depression.   And it did not go well.   RECORD SCRATCH, CROWD GASP, YOUNG GIRL SHOUTING “YOU NEED TO LEAVE”   The roundup in question was “21 Tweets About Depression That Might Just Make You Laugh.” A quintessential BuzzFeed list that I thought would make people laugh, and, you know, more importantly, maybe make them feel less alone.   And [laughs] man oh man, was I wrong. Instead, the comments and the emails and the tweets just came flooding in.   SOUNDS OF CROWD JEERING   Anonymous Commenter: “I feel physically sick after reading this. This post is horrible.”   Anonymous Commenter: “You clearly have no experience with depression if you think these are funny.”   Anna Borges: And, and I can't emphasize how mild these tweets were. You know, it was stuff like, “It's not called a nap, it's called a depression sleep.” And like, “I can't wait for my winter depression to end so I can get a start on my spring depression!” Just completely innocuous tweets that you would probably see seventeen of a day these days. And the comments just kept coming.   Anonymous Commenter: “This is disrespectful to people who actually struggle.”   Anonymous Commenter: “You have no business writing about mental health.”   Anonymous Commenter: “Depression isn't funny. Period. It never will be!”   Anna Borges: And I couldn't help but immediately panic and wonder if I'd made, like, some grave mistake. I was like, “Are they right? Was my chosen coping mechanism disrespectful and out of touch? Should I have kept it a shameful secret? What is wrong with me!?”   Was joking about my mental health really so wrong?   MOOD RING THEME MUSIC   I'm Anna Borges and this is Mood Ring, a practical guide to feelings…even when some people think your jokes about those feelings are pretty fucked up.   Every episode, we're exploring one new way to cope — with our feelings, with our baggage, with our brain, with the internet or with the world around us.   Anna Borges: Today's episode is about laughing about mental health. Our mental health. Specifically, laughing about our mental health by following accounts we find relatable and making it part of our regular social media diet.   Now to be clear, disclaimer up top, it's totally okay if jokes about mental health don't feel particularly funny to you. What makes us laugh is, you know, an extremely personal thing, especially where mental health is concerned. And far be it for me to try and tell people that they should find my tweets about wanting to die hilarious. It's not for everyone.   All that said, I'm really relieved that joking about mental health on social media is way more accepted than it used to be. Because now, all of my feeds are full of reminders that I'm not alone, and they offer new ways to frame how I think about my struggles. And, I mean yeah,  they make me laugh and laughing is great.   So let's dig into why following mental health accounts is, you know, a small way to show yourself some love. Joining me is Priscilla Eva, who runs one of my favorite mental health accounts, Memes to Discuss in Therapy. And when I say memes to discuss in therapy, I don't mean wholesome memes that would make my therapist proud. I mean memes that would make my therapist like start scribbling a lot of notes.   And by that, I mean total shitposts.   You're good if you're not actually familiar with this whole mental health shitposting thing—the main thing you need to know is that they're the kind of posts that probably seem inappropriate or insensitive or dark from the outside. But when you are in on the joke? It's kind of like finding shorthand for the experiences that you thought no one else understood.So let's dive into my conversation with Priscilla.   MUSIC FADE OUT   Anna Borges: I would love to start by hearing from you, just for people who aren't familiar with the page how you would describe it, just to like anchor, anchor our listeners into like, what the f we're talking about.   Priscilla Eva: It's just a meme shitposting page. And I like to say I specialize in curating and making memes for mental health and chronic illness. Because those are the two things I care about, mental health and chronic illness related things. And, those are the things that I find most resonant and like to share and repost or make memes of.   Anna Borges: So can you give me kind of the origin story of how you started this page, and like what led to it?   Priscilla Eva: So my friend Tyler, they actually started the page about five years ago. And they started it for the same reason, wanted to just basically shit post mental health stuff. [Anna laughs] And it started as a Facebook page that was just, you know, sharing with a few friends. And then they made it public. And so I started helping, about four or five years ago?   Anna Borges: Oh, wow, I didn't realize the page had been alive for so long. I, I feel like a newcomer, like I'm a poser. I'm like, Oh, I've been a long term fan of memes to discuss in therapy. And it's like, oh, no, no,   Priscilla Eva: Our growth only really, I think took off … a little bit before the pandemic started. [Anna: hmmmm] And I think the pandemic did a lot for people, you know, realizing that they maybe had mental health stuff that they wanted to address for just a plethora of reasons.   Anna Borges: It's, it became more mainstream.   Priscilla Eva: Yes. And so then we got even more followers from that. And then, we started the Instagram, so we could cross post. And, that's kind of where we grew to where we are today.   Anna Borges: So before that, what was your relationship with social media like, or was that really when you dove full in?   Priscilla Eva: Actually always had, you know, sort of flirtation ship with social media. I've had my SlyFox persona since high school, which was back in the MySpace days.   Anna Borges: Same, same. I was a scene queen, you know, just being sad on the internet since 2004.   Priscilla Eva: Yeah, so I've had my SlyFox persona since then. And I kind of use it as my, like, online posting alter ego.   Anna Borges: I feel often similarly when I talk about my mental health online. It's like there's how I talk about my mental health with my therapist and my friends, and then how I talk about it with it online and that difference there, but, it's not, so it sounds like you're someone who has always been comfortable on the internet in some way. Like an Internet person.   Priscilla Eva: Yeah, I, oh gosh. I was very into AIM back in the day, the instant messenger. Yes, and MySpace, all that. Had a lot of online friendships. So it's like people I actually know, which is parlayed into what a lot of my relationships are as an adult. There's a lot of people I know from school, college, you know. And now from, like, my chronic illness stuff, different walks of life. People I've met in real life, but we usually only ever talk online because I have my chronic illness stuff like, you know, during the pandemic, since I'm immunocompromised, couldn't go out at all. [Anna: yeah] So, that kind of compounded it. But there's a lot of relationships I have with people that it's, you know, just messaging each other back and forth a few times a week, sending each other memes. And I'm surprised how similar it is to the AIM instant messages I was sending in high school.   Anna Borges: I am so glad that you said that, or so excited that you said that because literally, literally one of the things I was gonna, wanted to just share is that that is how it functions for me. Like my relationship to the memes, specifically, your page is one that I use a lot, is reposting them to stories kind of as an away message. You know, it used to be like emo song lyrics on my aim profile, and now it's like sad memes. And I just kind of like throw it out there to give people visibility into my sadness, so.   Priscilla Eva: Yeah, just kind of like an update as to what's going on or what you're feeling.   Wow. I really can't overstate how massively important platforms like AIM, Tumblr, MySpace… all of that were to those of us who needed a place where we could express in writing or in a safe way things that were really hard to express out loud. After the break, we'll finish up our conversation with Memes To Discuss in Therapy admin Priscilla Eva and dig into how her followers engage with her content. Plus, we'll talk about where darker mental health jokes fit into all of this.   MIDROLL   Hey, welcome back to Mood Ring. I'm Anna Borges. Before the break we were talking about how following mental health memes accounts and posting about things like our mental health and chronic illness has helped an entire community of people find a new way to express themselves and connect. So let's go ahead and finish up our chat with Priscilla Eva. And as a reminder, Priscilla runs the Instagram and Facebook page Memes to Discuss in Therapy.   Anna Borges: Obviously, what we're talking about is how we use these memes to support our mental health or like how they might not be so great for our mental health and that whole relationship. So, in your experience, how do you see how people interact with your page and share or comment or tag their friends? Like what kind of behavior do you see most often?   Priscilla Eva: One thing I absolutely adore about Memes to Discuss in Therapy and our followers is, now the ratio is much higher. It's like 99% of people who comment are really nice, they're supportive, or they're looking for support, you know. It's an interactive thing where we're all helping each other or feeling less alone. There's about 1% of people who are trolling, who are clearly just there to try to piss people off. And those people get blocked and banned immediately. So I try to keep them out of the comments. But, I find it so interesting that once I kind of shifted my, you know, personal posting from my personal SlyFox page, the memes page, still using the SlyFox, you know, me. But, just shifting the lens through, I guess, you know, what I'm letting society look at me as saying, Hey, this is a mental health page, and we're going to be supportive of each other. I still talk about all the same stuff, but it's just, you know, it's just on the top, you know, this is Memes to Discuss in Therapy. And people are a lot more supportive than I have ever found, you know, elsewhere in internet life. And that's pretty freakin awesome. I love it.   Anna Borges: I love that, that both like doesn't surprise me and surprises me, if only because like, I'm kind of cynical. So I'm like, hey, who knows? People can be assholes about anything, including mental health. But, I do think a space where people can have conversations that they don't get to have elsewhere, even on other pages, like I, can be hopefully welcoming for that. How do you see your followers interacting with the memes? And like, if you had to guess the various reasons that people follow these accounts and what they get from them? What would you say based on what you see?   Priscilla Eva: So we get, I have like multiple tiers of interaction we get on both the Facebook page and the Instagram page. There's people who are just liking and sharing and, you know, they never comment or anything. And that's great. If people are liking and sharing stuff, I assume it resonates with them, and that's awesome. That's the whole point. I love it. And then there's a lot of people who will comment and tag friends in their comments or a ton of people who will comment, say, like, Oh, I feel attacked, or if this isn't me, like, just really relating in the comments. And I love, I love seeing that in the comments. Because so often, someone will say, like, Oh, my God, this is totally me. And then you'll see someone comment underneath them saying, I thought I was the only one. There's a lot of stuff too, when I post about like suicidal ideation, or intrusive thoughts, like that's one of those things that our society doesn't like to talk about at all. And when we do talk about it, we have to put big warnings on it and say, This is really serious. We can't joke around about this. And I think for those of us who are at least me, like me personally, who deal with you know, intrusive thoughts or suicidal ideation on a daily basis. It's kind of hard to keep getting, getting the message over and over again, that something that's in your head every day is really wrong and like, something must be bad with you if, you know, you're having these things that pop into your head all the time. And that's another one that people messaged me all the time, or we get comments all the time, of people saying, oh my god, I thought I was the only one. And that's another one that I like to just say, No, you're not.   Anna Borges: Nope. Absolutely. Yeah, this is resonating so much with me because I, I also deal with like, chronic, passive suicidal ideation is how I kind of describe it. And I wrote an essay about it a couple years ago, and still get messages that mean so much to me, for people who are like, I thought I was alone, I didn't feel this way. And I think it's a real gift to be able to joke about it with other people who get it. You know, and so like having these safe spaces where that will not be a red flag for one of my random followers just is so, so invaluable.   I do often wonder, I know that this kind of thing for people who don't speak this language, or who might not follow these accounts and who might not know that you dealt with this before, but now see through your page that you do, like, have you experienced people expressing worry?   Priscilla Eva: I, I personally have always been like very much an open book when it comes to my mental health, when it comes to my physical health. My mom was kind enough in high school, when my parents got divorced, she told all of us kids, like you each have to go see a therapist, I don't care if you go to one session, or if you go to 20 sessions, but like, I want to make sure we didn't break the kids, like, at least go and do just talk to a therapist for one hour. And if you never want to see him again, that's fine. But if you do, like, I'll pay for you to keep going. And she, I remember, she also would tell us, like, you know, one week in therapy at this age is going to be a year in therapy when you're my age. So like, if you feel like doing it, do it now. And so I totally took her up on that. And I did therapy for about a year, going weekly. And that was awesome. When I was, it was like, when I was 16 to 17. And it gave me a lot of coping skills that I think it usually takes most people into their young adult lives, you know, into their 20s or 30s to get, so I was very thankful for that. But because of that I was very open about my mental health, open about my depressive episodes and just open about, you know, what I was going through. And so for me personally, it's like, I don't think I scare anyone, cause they know who I am. However [laughs], I think there are some people that I know who have become more comfortable sharing about their mental health.   Anna Borges: Oh, good!   Priscilla Eva: Just like from interacting with me, interacting with the page, and they have run into that before where some of their like normie friends are like, Oh, are you okay? You're, like, sounding kind of dark or this or that. They're like, you know, I'm just actually exploring these feelings I'm having. I'm like saying them out loud or putting them out there for other people to see, so.   Anna Borges: To kind of switch gears, one thing I did really want to ask is, it's not surprising at all, to me, but still so interesting to hear that obviously, your reach spiked, right around the beginning of the pandemic, when people were speaking this language. So I'm really curious what kind of things in the past two years, what kind of topics you see resonate most with your audience?   Priscilla Eva: One of the big ones that has just like skyrocketed since the pandemic is social awkwardness. Lots of social awkward memes, and lots of social awkward conversations. But people like forgetting how to people because, you know, they only spend time with their roommates or their pets. And a lot of people talking about depression or loneliness that, you know, a lot of people are not comfortable or have not spent time like being by themselves, like, learning how to be a good friend to themselves. We've had a lot more people just talking about weird thoughts. I'd say like, intrusive thoughts, you know. During the pandemic, people are not in the routine of, you know, doing the same thing every day to keep their brain kind of distracted. So I think, like, a lot of weirdness crept in, but a lot of, you know, goodness, too. [Anna: absolutely] And, yeah, it's been interesting and cool to see all different people interact with that.   Anna Borges: What's, what's really striking me, funnily enough, is, as you're walking through the topics, it all sounds so earnest, and like serious and wholesome. But for people who haven't seen the page, these are all topics that are discussed in a really hilarious way, you know, and [Priscilla: yeah!] I wonder if, if you had to sum it up? How, what would you say is like the magic part of exploring these topics, but in like, a hilarious shitposting medium?   Priscilla Eva: The magic part for me is just the accessibility, because I think there's something about humor, especially something about dark humor, that allows us to laugh about things that, like, we're not even supposed to whisper about. And I think it's, sometimes it's that thin wedge in the door to actually open up a discussion about something. And man, I can't tell you how many people I know in real life, how many people I know through the pages, how many, just people who I've talked to who say, you know, I started looking into depression, or anxiety, or OCD, or getting on medication, or dealing with my eating disorder, all this stuff you know, it started with making jokes about it and reposting memes or reposting silly little stories. And I was just joking about it. But then I realized maybe I'm joking about it because it's something I actually care about. But once you allow yourself to laugh about it, rather than be scared about it, it opens up a door that you didn't know was there. And it allows you to, you know, really step in and explore those feelings in a new way. And for me, that's the magical part of it. And I just like the camaraderie too. I love knowing that there, you know, at any given time, I can post something on our Facebook or Instagram. And immediately we'll get responses from all over the world of people saying, yep, me too. [Anna: same!] I also experience that, like it's just nice to know that we are not alone.   Thank you again to Priscilla for talking to me about one of my favorite things. You can follow Priscilla's page if you've decided this is something that could be for you either on Instagram or Facebook at Memes to Discuss in Therapy.   There is one part of my BuzzFeed story that I left out at the top of the episode. Even with all of the negative comments and emails and tweets I was getting about that post, the, you know, 21 Tweets About Depression, there were a lot of supportive ones, too. People who related and who were thankful for the opportunity to see that other people related, too.   They replied to the other commenters and essentially said, “Hey, just because this doesn't work for you doesn't mean it's bad. If you don't like it, if you don't find it funny, don't read it.”   That's the rule of thumb I kind of follow here, too. You know, we have agency to follow accounts that make us laugh and make us feel seen and that give us language to describe our experiences, just like we have the agency to unfollow the ones that make us feel bad and just don't work for us.   So I encourage you to get to know your mental health sense of humor and follow where it leads you, whether it's accounts like Priscilla's, or late night shitposting on Twitter (I tend to do a lot of that if you're not already following me). You know, weird bits on TikTok, specific creators that really get you … whatever genuinely makes you laugh and is a bright spot on your feed, cause there's plenty on social media that is not that, so the more you can feed in, the better.   For those of you who do enjoy laughing about your mental health experience, I'm curious: What are some of your favorite accounts and memes? Because I'm always on the lookout for more. And I would love to get to know your sense of humor as well. So tag us in them, send them our way, check us out on Instagram or Twitter @moodringshow, and I'm looking forward to laughing with you!   You can even tag me if you're really into it — I'm @AnnaBroges on Twitter – that's Anna B-R-O-G-E-S…because Anna Borges was taken. We want to hear from you. You can get in touch at Moodringshow DOT ORG and click “Contact Us.” Or follow Mood Ring Show on Twitter and Instagram. You can also call and leave a message at 833-666-3746.   CREDITS   Mood Ring was developed by Kristina Lopez. Our executive producers are Maria Murriel, Isis Madrid and Beth Pearlman. Our story editor is Erika Janik. Mijoe Sahiouni is our digital producer. This episode was produced by Jordan Kauwling. And as you know, I'm Anna Borges, and I write, host and produce this show too.   APM Executives in charge are Chandra Kavati, Alex Schaffert and Joanne Griffith. And finally, our music is by Mat Rotenberg.   Thanks again for listening and I hope to see you next episode.

    Your Hope-Filled Perspective with Dr. Michelle Bengtson podcast

    Episode Summary: Jess Ronne and I talk about self-care for the caregiver. You may not currently be in a caregiver role but at some point in our lives many of us find ourselves there. Today's guest is the mother of eight children, one of whom has profound special needs, and she was the caregiver for her husband who suffered for three years with brain cancer. She shares today about what she's learned regarding self-care for the caregiver. Quotables from the episode: As a caregiver, my life depends on respite. Sometimes we have to search for pockets of respite. As a caregiver, we need to be intentional about good habits to take care of ourselves so we can continue caring for others. Self-care is taking care of your body (exercise, nutrition, adequate sleep) so we can continue caring for others. As a caregiver, you may need to ask your spouse when they can give you a little time for yourself that fits around their needs and schedule. One of the biggest lessons I've learned through caregiving is not to get caught up looking at the future and trying to control it. As a caregiver, your job is to stay obedient to what God called you to do and release control to God. The caregiver's to-do list never ends. Caregivers desperately want to be seen.  Scripture References: Psalm 23:1-3 “The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams. He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths bringing honor to his name. Isaiah 35:10 NLT “Those who have been ransomed by the Lord will return. They will enter Jerusalem singing, crowned with everlasting joy. Sorrow and mourning will disappear, and they will be filled with joy and gladness.”   Recommended Resources:  Sunlight Burning at Midnight by Jessica Ronne Blended with Grip and Grace: Just Keep Livin' When Life is Unexpected by Jessica Ronne Unseen: Exposing the Mental Health Crisis Among Special Needs Caregivers  TheLucasProject.org 10 Scriptures of Encouragement for Caregivers Hope and Help for How To Avoid Caregiver Burnout – Episode 12 Caring for the Caregiver Today is Going to be a Good Day: 90 Promises to Start Your Day Off Right by Dr. Michelle Bengtson Trusting God Through Cancer 1 Trusting God Through Cancer 2 Revive & Thrive Women's Conference YouVersion Devotional, Today is Going to be a Good Day version 1 YouVersion Devotional, Today is Going to be a Good Day version 2 Free Download: How To Fight Fearful/Anxious Thoughts and Win Breaking Anxiety's Grip: How to Reclaim the Peace God Promises by Dr. Michelle Bengtson Breaking Anxiety's Grip Free Study Guide  Free 7-Day YouVersion Bible Reading Plan for Breaking Anxiety's Grip Hope Prevails: Insights from a Doctor's Personal Journey Through Depression by Dr. Michelle Bengtson, winner of the Christian Literary Award Reader's Choice Award Hope Prevails Bible Study by Dr. Michelle Bengtson, winner of the Christian Literary Award Reader's Choice Award How To Help a Depressed Loved One free eBook Social Media Links for Host and Guest: Connect with Jess Ronne: Website Jess / Website Lucas Project / Facebook Lucas Project / Instagram Jess / Instagram Lucas Project For more hope, stay connected with Dr. Bengtson at: Order Book Today is Going to be a Good Day / Order Book Breaking Anxiety's Grip / Order Book Hope Prevails  /  Website  /  Blog  /  Facebook / Twitter (@DrMBengtson)  /  LinkedIn  /  Instagram / Pinterest / YouTube Guest: Jess Ronne is an author, speaker, documentary producer, and caregiver advocate. She is the founder and executive director of The Lucas Project—a non-profit dedicated to provide recognition, resources, and respite for special needs families. She and her husband, Ryan, live in Tennessee with their 8 children, including their son, Lucas, who has profound special needs. Her story of beauty from ashes has been shared on The Today Show, Daily Mail, and Huffington Post, and is detailed in her memoir Sunlight Burning at Midnight. To follow the ongoing saga, she can be found at Jessplusthemess.com or thelucasproject.org. Hosted By: Dr. Michelle Bengtson Audio Technical Support: Bryce Bengtson

    The Find Your STRONG Podcast
    76 - How To Get You Mojo Back While Being A Busy Mom

    The Find Your STRONG Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 20:21


    Ok moms, let's talk mojo! Are you struggling to regain your “sexy”? Do you notice that you are not prioritizing yourself and it's impacting your libido? You are definitely not alone! In this episode, Jenny gives us some insight on the things to consider when we start to let our schedules, pressures, and stress hinder our focus on self-care. Tune in to hear her 6 must-do-now's  to thrive and become the best version of yourself TODAY - so you can feel (and share) your best you - in your relationships, your business, and even your parenting. You'll see why putting your health first can do so much for you, including that little jolt you may need to let the sparks fly in your favor :)  JOIN The YOUR BEST BODY PRIVATE COMMUNITY and for the Password say "Jenny invited me"JOIN The YOUR BEST BODY PROGRAM If you enjoyed this episode, make sure and give us a five star rating  and leave us a review on iTunes, Podcast Addict, Podchaser and Castbox. STRONG Fitness Magazine Subscription Use discount code STRONGGIRLResourcesSTRONG Fitness MagazineSTRONG Fitness Magazine on IGTeam Strong GirlsCoach JVBFollow Jenny on social mediaInstagramFacebookYouTube

    Dating Without Drama
    Special Guest Annette on Forgiveness & Loving from Her Heart and Soul

    Dating Without Drama

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 18:56


    What You'll Hear In This Episode:Annette talks about what held her back from originally signing up with Lisa, and why she decided to go all in. What made working with Lisa and Benjamin different for Annette compared to all the other self growth programs she has done? The characteristics and qualities we expect from a man, we have to embody first. What made sharing within the group of other strong, badass women so powerful for Annette? Annette talks about how she opened up her heart and forgave herself for poor past decisions and her part in unhealthy relationships.The work Annette did has also positively affected her career and the way she shows up in the world. Continue On Your JourneyLisa Shield | YouTube | Facebook | Instagram | Book a Call With LisaEmail the podcast at: podcast@lisashield.comMentioned:Quotes“I can't expect my Guardian of my Soul to give me everything on my wish list. If I'm not willing to be the wish list myself.” - Annette“I'm not going to settle until I feel home.” - Annette“The guy is going to come. I know he's coming.” - Annette“You guys coach from your soul and your heart.” - Annette“How lucky is my life that I just need the right guy?” - Annette

    The Get Up Girl
    HOW do you stay so POSITIVE?

    The Get Up Girl

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 10:43


    This episode was inspired by an Instagram DM I received 2 weeks ago asking me, “How do I stay so positive?” It's taken me 2 weeks to ask myself questions like… “What is it?” “What do I choose to do that keeps me choosing greater even when it feels like the world is falling down?” After 2 weeks I got the awareness of the overall umbrella of what it is…a continued obsession with education and investing in ME! In this episode I share how I invest in me first. I share how much I have invested over the years in me, my body, my mind and my education. Every penny was worth it and it saved my life! IN THIS EPISODE, I TALK ABOUT:The difference between college and education. How education saved my life!The difference between an investment and a cost.If you loved this episode, it would mean the world to me if you SUBSCRIBED to the podcast on your favorite podcast app and give it a 5 star review. I would be forever grateful! Thank you!! ✅  LET'S CONNECT:THE GET UP GIRLINSTAGRAMFACEBOOK

    Back2Basics: Reconnecting to the essence of YOU
    E160: Leighton Boyce - Follow where Happiness Takes You

    Back2Basics: Reconnecting to the essence of YOU

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 32:53


    Learn more about Leighton:  About Us | SYNERGY HomeCare of Longmont  An Arkansas native, Leighton started her caregiver career at the young age of 12, taking care of her grandmother who suffered from dementia. She loved the time she spent with her grandmother, learning that the best way to keep calm was to not disagree or try to correct her when she didn't know where she was or what day it was. She met her grandmother where she was, and it made all the difference in her grandmother's quality of life.She went to college where she studied political science and economics – a far cry from caregiving.She was working at Whole Foods in a customer service capacity and moving up the management ladder thanks to her drive to be successful and do what needed to be done. She and her husband had transferred to a new Whole Foods in Colorado in 2015, where her husband had family.But one day she had an epiphany. She no longer wanted to be a part of people's obligatory errands. She wanted to be involved in something more meaningful. Like caregiving. She craved it. So she gave her notice, not knowing what she was going to do, but knowing she needed to do something different.In 2017 she started working at SYNERGY HomeCare of Longmont as a caregiver and scheduler. She felt fulfilled and kept asking to learn more aspects of the business. After about two years, the owner approached her and said she wanted to sell her business and wanted Leighton to buy it.“I should have been scared, terrified, even, but for some reason I wasn't,” she said. So at the end of 2019, just before the pandemic, she became the new owner. She attacked the business from all ends and doubled the company's revenue in the first year.She takes a strong interest in memory care clients because it is so personal to her.She feels that each of her clients have a wealth of experience and memories that are important to preserve and pass along to families who may not have the time to solicit themselves.She says when we lose a life, we lose a wealth of knowledge.Her husband works in the business with her as a caregiver.Even as an owner, she takes shifts caregiving and can fill in when a shift is uncovered. She finds it keeps her close to the business and evens the playing field with her employees.She believes that she and her caregivers create a symbiotic relationship with their clients. The caregivers benefit by learning from them, understanding their lives and history, while the clients benefit from highly personalized and engaged care. She also believes this connection strengthens communities by creating a shared understanding. In that regard, she says her business philosophy is to focus on community rather than the competition.She calls her caregivers heroes and angels, but the reality is that she has provided many of them with the opportunity to excel in a career that is not often regarded highly or even seen as a career. She once helped a caregiver get a car because that was what she needed to be excellent in her job. Someone she hired was living in hotels at the time – today she is applying to be a homeowner. She hires people of all types, but the common denominator is kindness. She often finds that the people she interviews lack confidence and she encourages them to brag about themselves.She offers a flexible and supportive work environment that recognizes that caregivers have a life and a family and hobbies outside of work. Leighton happily covers shifts if her employees have a pressing issue and can't come to work. She has an employee value proposition:Caregivers are whole people, with families, hobbies, and lives outside of work. We work to keep non-traditional hours and use unlimited flexibility to create a work-life fit for us and the people we love. Giving caregivers the freedom and flexibility to create their own work-life balance builds trust in our company, but it's also just the right thing to do. That's why flexibility is at the core of our benefits and culture.She is also very tactful when she thinks caregiving is not the right calling for an employee. She prints out multiple job postings and suggests they look into them because she thinks they might make the employee happier. Her feeling is that if you aren't happy in your job, it will affect your caregiving.Leighton and her two sisters were raised by a single dad. He always told her you don't have to go to college – be an artist, be a dancer. He saw the joy about her and never wanted her to lose that.Family has always been important to Leighton, from caring for her grandmother to today caring for her family of caregivers. She says she has created a family in her business, in which she and her caregivers become part of the client's family. 

    Know Your Aura with Mystic Michaela
    EP139: Rare Auras You May Not Know, And Might Have

    Know Your Aura with Mystic Michaela

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 73:24


    Having trouble figuring out your aura color? You could be a rare aura combination which doesn't get a lot of air time! Michaela explains some very special aura colors, as well as which auras have a lot in common with fairies! Michaela and Scott answer your burning questions and Michaela reads some random KYA listeners and their pets.  Mystic Michaela Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mysticmichaela Mystic Michaela Website: https://www.mysticmichaela.com Mystic Michaela Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2093029197406168 Mystic Michaela Podcast Itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/know-your-aura-with-mystic-michaela/id1477126939 Mystic Michaela Bonus Episode - Every Aura Color Explained: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bonus-every-aura-color-explained/id1477126939?i=1000479357880 Get 10% off your order at https://oseamalibu.com with code KYA Get 20% off your first order at https://www.littlepassports.com/aura Get 15% off your first purchase at https://paireyewear.com/kya Get 20% off your first order at https://www.sakara.com/kya Get $30 off your first box plus free croissants at https://wildgrain.com/kya More podcasts at WAVE: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/artist/wave-podcast-network/1437831426

    Auxoro: The Voice of Music
    #173 - Leo Savage: STEEL MACE FLOW, MMA Fighting, Magic Mushrooms, The Metaverse, Love, & Making Movement Beautiful

    Auxoro: The Voice of Music

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 162:25


    BONUS EPISODES & PREMIUM ACCESS: https://auxoro.supercast.com/ On this episode of The AUXORO Podcast, Leo Savage and Zach get into Leo's journey with the steel mace, his career as a mixed martial arts fighter, an otherworldly experience involving mushrooms and bowling balls, entering the metaverse, learning to love yourself and others, and teaching flow foundations and mace artistry at SteelMaceFlow.com. Guest Bio: Leo Savage is a steel mace flow and movement artist, the creator of SteelMaceFlow.com, an Onnit Pro & Educator, and a former pro mixed martial arts fighter. The mission of Steel Mace Flow is "Inspire to Create, Educate to Heal, and Put Mace in Hands." LEO SAVAGE LINKS:Steel Mace Flow (website): https://www.steelmaceflow.com/Leo Savage (IG): https://www.instagram.com/leo.savage.smf/Steel Mace Flow (IG): https://www.instagram.com/steelmaceflow/Leo Savage (Twitter): https://twitter.com/MaceMovementLeo Savage (YouTube): https://bit.ly/3OH1z2G THE AUXORO PODCAST LINKS:Apple: https://apple.co/3B4fYju Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3zaS6sPOvercast: https://bit.ly/3rgw70DYoutube: https://bit.ly/3lTpJdjWebsite: https://www.auxoro.com/ AUXORO SOCIAL LINKS:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/auxoroYouTube: https://bit.ly/3CLjEqFFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/auxoromagNewsletter: https://www.auxoro.com/thesourceYouTube: https://bit.ly/3CLjEqF If you enjoy the show, please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts. It takes less than 60 seconds, helps us appear higher in searches so more people discover the show, and it boosts my ego;) Past Guests On The Auxoro Podcast Include: Aubrey de Grey, Andy Weir, Eben Britton, Eric Jorgenson, Isabelle Boemeke, Houston Arriaga, Jerzy Gregorek, Chris Cooper, Gryffin, Elsa Diaz, Dave Robinson, Meghan Daum, FINNEAS, Chloé Valdary, Coleman Hughes, Maziar Ghaderi, YONAS, Ryan Michler, Ryan Meyer, Gavin Chops, Bren Orton, Zuby, Jason Khalipa, Ed Latimore, Jess Glynne, Noah Kahan, Kid Super, Deryck Whibley, and many more.  

    King's Gate Church
    Self Care Is Not Selfish - Pastor Jenn Sena

    King's Gate Church

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 35:59


    Christian Coaching School Podcast
    5. Abuse Survivors Can Benefit From Coaching

    Christian Coaching School Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 23:52


    In today's episode of the Christian Coaching School Podcast, Dr. Leelo Bush tackles the dos and don'ts of coaching and helping victims of abuse. [03:48] Abuse and Domestic Violence in Today's Society [04:11] Understanding the Different Types of Abuse [07:09] How Coaching Can Improve the Life of an Abuse Victim [10:10] What is the Cycle of Abuse? [14:59] The Abuse and Domestic Violence Coaching Process [18:55] Self-Care for Coaches Helping Abuse Victims [21:40] Parting Thoughts  How Abuse Survivors Can Benefit From Coaching Domestic abuse is a traumatic, life-altering experience that, unfortunately, most people in today's society have lived through personally. The number of domestic abuse cases has been rising these past few years, yet the number of people seeking help is on a frustrating decline. And while recovering from abuse takes time and demands ongoing support, there is help. Reach out to a coach who will support, educate, validate, and empower you on your journey to healing. Survivors of domestic abuse can be in a fragile state, and it can be challenging for outsiders to empathize with them. But if you are a coach, this specialty can be full of landmines, and if you're not trained, you can do more harm than good.  Disclaimer, do not try to coach on this topic if you are not properly trained. Domestic Abuse is More Than Just Physical Abuse When the word abuse is mentioned, most people automatically think of physical violence. And while physical abuse is what's common in most relationships, abuse is so much more than just physical. It can be physical, emotional, verbal, financial, or sexual. But the most important thing to understand is that no form of violence is more or less important than the other. As long as somebody is getting hurt, then something needs to be done.  If you are in a place where you are experiencing any abuse, please reach out for help. Yes, all types of abuse are different, they are all heartbreaking, and no one ever deserves to experience them. And if you feel called to coach others in this specialty, reach out to Dr. Bush and express your interest in this training by emailing admin@pccca.org RESOURCES: Comprehensive Christian Coach Handbook:  www.amazon.com/Comprehensive-Christian-Coach-Handbook-Second/dp/0692853634 Spirit-Led Marketing: pccca.org/slm Join the Courageous Christian Coaching Tribe: pccca.org/tribe Free Christian Coaching Masterclass: pccca.org/getcertified

    Buddhability
    Tips & Insights: Yes, you can change your karma

    Buddhability

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 7:35


    “Tips & Insights” new episode series in which we'll introduce one Buddhist concept each month and how it can be applied to your life! Today's is: karma.References: Outshining Our Karma With the “Sun of Wisdom” For more in-depth study of the karma, check out An Introduction to Buddhism, second edition, p. 40

    Lisa A Romano Breakdown to Breakthroughs
    Feelings of Inadequacy

    Lisa A Romano Breakdown to Breakthroughs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 16:58


    Do you struggle with feelings of inadequacy? If so, in this episode, Life Coach Lisa A. Romano will help you understand why. Feelings of inadequacy can fuel our need for perfection and cause us to suffer from anxiety as well as drive our propensity to abandon the self for the sake of keeping others happy. If you ever felt inadequate, this episode is for you.

    Meaningful Conversations with Stereotype Breakers
    40. Why You Need to Give Yourself the Permission to be Selfish + How to Do That with Naketa R. Thigpen

    Meaningful Conversations with Stereotype Breakers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 41:13


    Join our conversation with Naketa about the meaning behind the word "Selfish" and how we can re-frame it for ourselves. We also talk about building a self care routine that serves you, setting boundaries and the difference between being kind vs. being nice. This episode will be so good for your soul! Naketa Ren Thigpen is the #1 Balance (and) Relationship Advisor in the  World for ultra-high net worth power couples and fast-scaling married women entrepreneurs striving to create deeper connection with  themselves and their forever lover so they can live in the space of  (and) to live fully.  After a successful career helping families push through trials caused  by trauma, lost confidence and communication challenges impacting intimacy within their relationships, Naketa Ren Thigpen, broke barriers  and glass ceilings when she decided to break-free from outdated  expectations and binding patriarchal definitions that limit the ability to  self-actualize.  Get Naketa's book, Selfish: Permission to Pause, Live, Love and Laugh Your Way to Joy: https://amzn.to/3zmm0h2 Follow Naketa on social media: https://www.instagram.com/asknaketa/ https://www.youtube.com/naketathigpen Naketa's podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/3woWj9JRRfdY5libx1Ueco   Sign up to our newsletter: https://www.stereotypebreakers.com/newsletter Watch this podcast on YouTube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsYzP5nt6Y2YpR0SZesxyAaOv9tGYwZoZ Let us know if you have any ideas/comments by tagging us in your post on social media! ✨

    Self Discovery with Jaclyn Steele
    How to show up as your BEST self daily

    Self Discovery with Jaclyn Steele

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 18:56


    Have you ever thought about what it would feel like to have a full tank of energy every day?  How you would show up in the world if you felt like your needs were met and you had a sense of peace in your body?  This is not only possible, it's your birthright.  And furthermore, showing up like this isn't all that complicated.  I'll show you...PRODUCTS MENTIONED...LIVING LIBATIONS:livinglibations.com and use Code: JACLYN12 for 12% offINBLOOM:https://www.tobeinbloom.com/ and use code: JACLYNSTEELE10OFF for a 10% discountCONNECT WITH JACLYN:+ Website: jaclynsteele.com+ Instagram: @jaclynsteele+ Youtube: officialjaclynsteele+ Facebook: jaclynsteeleinternational+ Clubhouse: @jaclynsteele+ Sign up for THE SCOOP & get the skinny on the latest wellness, beauty, & self development trends, as well as exclusive email-only content.TEXT ME:+1 480-531-6858 or follow this link. :)SUPPORT THE SHOW:PaypalLight, Love, & Peace,Jaclyn Steele Support the show

    CareWalks
    The Unexpected Joys of Being a Caregiver (Abridged Version)

    CareWalks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 13:02


    Whether he is uplifting other caregivers or enjoying the unique opportunity to bond with a loved one, Rob Faubion's genuine passion for caregiving is clear. For 24 years, Rob has been the primary caregiver for his husband with early-onset dementia while also helping support his elderly parents so they can continue to live independently. With his experience as the Chief Community Engagement Officer for The Austin Groups for the Elderly in Central Texas, Rob understands the importance of having the hard conversations with loved ones to ultimately build a healthy caregiving relationship. He shares his favorite memories as a caregiver, inspires others to cultivate a supportive community, and shares how to incorporate movement into a busy schedule. This episode is a shorter version of our conversation with Rob made for a shorter walk.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    One Small Bite
    How To Decolonize Your Plate with The Black Nutritionist Dr. Kéra Nyemb-Diop

    One Small Bite

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 68:55


    Decolonize Your Plate!Dr. Nyemb-Diop invites black people to decolonize their plate. The idea of a healthy plate consists of European centric foods. This systemic racism affects how nutrition services are provided to black people.  Black culture can create their plate their way by decolonizing it. Cultural foods are healthy and healing. Forget the whitewash of healthy food lists.Highlights of this episode:Dr. Nyemb-Diop's Decolonize Your Plate approachRacism within nutrition and dietetics practicesSystemic oppression in healthcareBody and food shame within black communitiesHealing through cultural foodsGuest Info: https://www.instagram.com/black.nutritionist/?hl=enhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/keranyembdiop/https://fierce-originator-7182.ck.page/73c6d6e0b1Resources: Get Your Copy of the book - One Small Bite: Anti-Diet Stories that Empower You To Build a Positive and Secure Relationship with FoodGet Unstuck Class Classes are on Zoom, so no travel necessary. Read about it here: https://orozconutrition.com/courses/Where do I go from here?If you like this episode, then download the show wherever you listen to your podcasts at Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, iHeartRadio, Castbox, etc!Hit that subscribe button so you won't miss another episode. Big Ask: Leave a Review! Please, take a few minutes and leave me a review on your podcast app. Each review helps other listeners find the podcast, which provides me with the ability to continue bring you unique content. So spread the love. Loss for words? Just write what you like about the show.Share the show with friends.If you want to work with us, schedule an appointment or a free 15 minute discovery call. Explore our website and click Schedule an Appointment. Or, reach us by email info@orozconutrition.com or phone 678-568-4717. Chop the diet mentality; Fuel Your Body; and Nourish Your Soul!

    Black Girl Creative: Reignite Your Artistic Dreams and Make Them a Reality for Creative Black Women
    Why you never feel successful. Black Girl Affirmations, Black Woman Artist, Black Woman Self Love, Self Care for Black Women,

    Black Girl Creative: Reignite Your Artistic Dreams and Make Them a Reality for Creative Black Women

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 3:26


    Dear Black Girl Creative, You are already a success. Define Success for Yourself and you can never lose. much love and joy, Alecia Join The Black Girl Creative Collective: https://aleciarenece.me/bgccollective Black Girl Manifesto: A Love Letter to Black Women Creators, Dreamers and Makers: https://mailchi.mp/3654233b84c2/black-girl-creative-manifesto Support it on Blurb: https://www.blurb.com/b/10518685-black-girl-creative-manifesto Support it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08TG29VYD/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_F1E6DB4K9PGXSNH0GGDS?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1 ----------------------------------------- Follow Me On Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/aleciarenece Join Our Free Black Girl Creative Membership: https://black-girl-creative-collective.mn.co/ My Gift To You: 7 Day Love Letter and Encouragement Here: https://mailchi.mp/8fe163cbcd28/black-girl-creative-podcast-love-letter Let's Be Friends: Send Me a Voice Mail: ‪(240) 343-5735‬ https://www.aleciarenece.com IG: Alecia Renece Email: alecia.renece@gmail.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/AleciaRenece Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AleciaRenece --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thefreeblackwoman/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thefreeblackwoman/support

    Healthcare's MissingLogic
    #155: Managing Parent Guilt Around Self-Care featuring Melissa Salmeron

    Healthcare's MissingLogic

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 39:57


    In this episode, we talk with our special guest Melissa Salmeron about managing parent guilt and some strategies parents can use to care for themselves and others. Melissa Salmeron is a certified master's life coach. She helps moms give themselves the space they need to defeat overwhelm, step into their power and show up as their true selves through the power of her CARE Method. Melissa shares her journey to stepping into entrepreneurship to serve overworked moms, how to establish boundaries, and how leaders can deal with parent guilt. We also talk about her CARE Method, some trends and concerns of children during this challenging time, and how to help them with their well-being. For full show notes and links, visit: https://www.missinglogic.com/new-podcast If you found value in this episode, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! Enrollment is open to our Self-Study Program, Caring for Others Without Neglecting YOU! This self-study program is specifically designed for healthcare leaders like you, so you can find a way to care for your team without neglecting you. Click Here NOW to learn more and enroll! SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS: https://www.linkedin.com/company/missinglogic-llc https://www.facebook.com/missinglogicLLC https://twitter.com/MissingLogicLLC https://www.instagram.com/missinglogic_llc/

    Kalyn’s Coffee Talk
    Manifest your Self-Care Season

    Kalyn’s Coffee Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 25:11


    Today's chat is all about manifesting a summer (or any other season) slowing down, focusing on yourself and taking care of your personal needs including journal prompts.  If you want early access to videos, bonus checklists, join the yoga studio, come to community events, enter monthly challenges or have more cozy/motivational content be sure to join the All Things Koze channel & become a member. To watch the podcast on YouTube: https://bit.ly/KalynsCoffeeTalkYT Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/KalynsCoffeeTalk If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/KalynsCoffeeTalk All Things Koze Blog & Shop ▹ https://allthingskoze.com/ All Things Koze Instagram ▹ https://www.instagram.com/allthingskoze/ Koze Flow Instagram ▹ https://www.instagram.com/kozeflow/ Kalyn's Instagram ▹ https://www.instagram.com/kalynnicholson13/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Happified
    You're Already Ready to Help Others Grow

    Happified

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 30:21


    Candy Motzek is a podcast host, author of “Personal Growth & Success Journal: Exercises & Affirmations to Motivate Your Next Big Achievement” and a life & business coach who helps coaches get unstuck and feel more confident so they can create the change they feel called to bring forward in the world. We have an open and vulnerable conversation about moving through imposter syndrome, how it looks to create a new enterprise, and avoid the trap of creating a new “job”.In this show we discuss: Leaving a successful career to follow your heart Learning to celebrate your own successes Reframing self doubt & engaging your inner critic Embracing the entrepreneurial journeyStarting before you're “ready” What coaching clients are I looking for Self care toolsCandy has goodies for our audience on her website: https://stepintosuccessnow.com/pages/freeAnd you can find the She Coaches Coaches podcast on your favorite player here: https://she-coaches-coaches.captivate.fm/listen

    Momentum Restart Podcast
    42. How To Take Time for Self Care (even when you feel guilty)

    Momentum Restart Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 25:30


    Connect with Amber: IG: @coachamberb Website: https://www.coachamberb.com   >> This episode is sponsored by The Momentum Restart, a fail-proof system created by me to keep you accountable to your goals and feeling your best. If you keep hitting that same wall again and again, you don't need a new health program you just need to add a momentum restart. Learn more at https://www.coachamberb.com/restart 

    Live Greatly
    Catherine Davalle | The Benefits of Massage & Sound Therapy for Stress Relief & Well-Being from the Spa Director of Acqualina Resort & Residences

    Live Greatly

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 24:25


    If you are interested in learning about the benefits of massage, sound therapy & other relaxing self-care practices this episode is for you!  Kristel sat down with the spa director of Acqualina Resort & Residences, Catherine Davalle, to chat about specialty massages like a TMJ release massage and rituals to relax and rejuvenate!  This episode is sponsored by the Acqualina Resort & Residences. Tune in now!  Key Takeaways from This Episode Spa practices that you can practice from the comfort of your own home The benefits of sound therapy Benefits of massage therapy Insights into how massage may help relieve TMJ discomfort The importance of stretching Specialty Spa services at Acqualina Resort & Residences This podcast epsiode is sponsored by the Acqualina Resort & Residences.  Kristel and her family recieved a complimentary 1 night stay at the Acqualina resort and Kristel also received a complimentary Soundcare Massage treatment.  Learn more about Acqualina Resort & Residences here Disclaimer: All information and views shared on the Live Greatly podcast are purely the opinions of the authors, and are not intended to provide medical advice or treatment recommendations. The contents of this podcast are intended for informational and educational purposes only. Always seek the guidance of your physician or other qualified health professionals when you have any questions regarding your specific health, changes to diet and exercise, or any medical conditions. About Catherine Davalle: Born in Paris, France, Catherine Davalle studied International Business in the French Business School before moving to Miami where she obtained a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University. After a successful career in hotel and business operations, Catherine discovered the world of spas and quickly achieved her certifications in Massage and Skin Care. As part of the opening team of the luxury Spa at Mandarin Oriental Miami, she went on to become a Spa Consultant for the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Spa Division and a trainer for Aromatherapy Associate's Skin Care line. Catherine was also Spa & Wellness Director at the renowned Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables where she managed a spa with 13 treatment rooms and a fitness center with more than 1,000 members. In December 2017, Catherine joined the award-winning Acqualina Spa, a Forbes Five-Star Spa, as Spa Director. Catherine is passionate about wellness and luxury as well as nurturing any team she works with in order to bring the best spa experiences to guests. About Acqualina Resort & Residences:  Acqualina Resort & Residences is where the charm of a Mediterranean villa meets elegance on the beach. The lush grounds feature red couches set on Seashore Paspalum grass and are dotted with signature red umbrellas. A seaside luxury haven located on 4.5 beachfront acres in pristine Sunny Isles Beach, Acqualina Resort features 98 impeccably appointed guest rooms and suites and 188 residences with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, world-class dining including Il Mulino New York, the alfresco Costa Grill and the new Ke-uH Japanese restaurant, three oceanfront swimming pools, spacious meeting rooms and an innovative marine biology-based children's program. A variety of lavish interior and exterior venues provide an ideal background for opulent weddings and memorable events. Acqualina Spa provides guests with an exquisite 20,000-square-foot, two-story tranquil sanctuary of excellence and relaxation. A family-owned and operated property, Acqualina is a recipient of the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Awards for both the hotel and spa and the AAA Five Diamond Award. Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acqualinaresort/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Acqualina  Twitter: https://twitter.com/acqualinaresort  Website: https://www.acqualinaresort.com/?utm_source=local&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=website_link  About the Host of the Live Greatly podcast, Kristel Bauer: Kristel, the Founder of Live Greatly, is on a mission to help people thrive personally and professionally. Kristel is a corporate wellness expert, Integrative Medicine Fellow, Top Keynote Speaker, TEDx speaker & contributing writer for Entrepreneur.  Kristel brings her expertise & extensive experience in Corporate Wellness, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Mindset, Resilience, Self-Care, and Stress Management to in-person and virtual events as Professional Keynote Speaker.  If you are looking for a female motivational speaker to inspire and empower your audience to reclaim their well-being, inner motivation and happiness, Kristel's message will leave a lasting impression. Kristel would be happy to discuss partnering with you to make your next event one to remember! Speaking Topics can be tailored to fit the needs of your group. To Book Kristel as a speaker for your next event, click here. Follow Kristel Bauer on: Instagram: @livegreatly_co LinkedIn: Kristel Bauer Twitter: @livegreatly_co Facebook: @livegreatly.co Youtube: Live Greatly, Kristel Bauer To Watch Kristel Bauer's TEDx talk of Redefining Work/Life Balance in a COVID-19 World click here.