Episodes

Ep 186: (Behind the Mic) Reflections on 25 Years of (Failed?) Marriage

May 19, 2022

Doing right is infinitely more important than being right. If I’d learned this a bit sooner, maybe things would be different. My ego wasn’t the only reason our 25-year marriage ended, but it certainly contributed. This week …

Ep 185: (Behind the Mic) Abundance vs. Lack: Are you available for the upside?

May 12, 2022

We’re surrounded by an abundance of time, money, and opportunity. Do you believe that? I didn’t for many years, but challenging my understanding in this area has changed my life in unimaginable ways. I grew up with a framewo…

Ep 184: Resilience beyond measure and hope beyond healing with Transformation Art and Wellness Strategist, Catana Malinowski

May 5, 2022

Ever met someone who’s endured more than you believed possible, yet embodies hope? Catana Malinowski is an author, podcaster, and Transformation Art and Wellness Strategist, and also one of the most resilient humans I know. …

Ep 183: (Behind the Mic) The 4 Phases of Heart-Centered Entrepreneurial Growth

April 28, 2022

When you’re struggling, remember that without epic challenges there would be no epic heroes. As heart-centered entrepreneurs, the impact we dream of making in the world is epic, but so are the hurdles we face. This episode p…

Ep 182: Becoming an Asexual Entrepreneur with Sandra Bellamy, Founder of Asexualise

April 21, 2022

Speaking up can be brutally difficult, especially when we’re seen as different to the point of being dismissed, ostracized, or worse. After years dealing with bullying, abuse, depression, and Fibromyalgia, Author and Founder…

Ep 181: (Behind the Mic) Lessons from my Heart (Attacks) Pt. 3

April 14, 2022

This was never meant to be a series. Truly I’d rather it wasn’t. But here we are. Another heart procedure and another chance to test against my core values. Ep. 94, nearly 2 years ago, shared the story of my first heart atta…

Ep 180: (Behind the Mic) Step Into Your Power

April 7, 2022

We hold ourselves back when we fail to release expectations, embrace success, and step into our power. Unhealthy and damaging expectations, fear of abundant success, and a mindset of timidity and scarcity are dream killers. …

Ep 179: (Behind the Mic) I Remember

March 31, 2022

What do Brussels Sprouts, burning down a field, punching a glass door, getting a Big Gulp, Being Green Lantern, and feeding piglets with a bottle have in common? Memories. Mine, to be specific. When observed through the prop…

Ep 178: (Behind the Mic) The Next Mile

March 24, 2022

The next mile will be harder than you think, and that’s a good thing. Due to health issues and winter in frigid Michigan I hadn’t exercised in a while, but recently walked my 1st mile of the 2022. It didn’t go how I expected…

Ep 177: Embrace who you are in your totality with Female Empowerment Coach and Shamanic Practitioner Claire Atyeo

March 17, 2022

Healing begins when we get out of our head, go into our heart, and learn to just be. Before becoming a female empowerment coach and shamanic practitioner, Claire Atyeo experienced many of the challenges faced by those she no…

Ep 176: Out of chaos comes redefinition with Mid-Life Health and Lifestyle Coach Kim Jacques

March 10, 2022

Believe the diagnosis, not the prognosis. Understand your current reality, then work to create your future rather than accepting someone else’s version of it. Since overcoming a stroke as a teen, Kim Jacques, a mid-life heal…

Ep 175: From Activist Sex Worker to Ethical Business Coach with Heather Wylde Smith, Founder of Wylde Coach LLC.

March 3, 2022

How do you go from activist sex worker to Ethical Business Coach? Heather Wylde Smith, Founder of Wylde Coach LLC.  became a stripper at 20, got heavily involved with drugs, spent 16 years as an escort (including being featu…

Ep 174: Unleash Your Magic into the World with Film & TV Actor, Shaman, and Intuitive Coach Lisann Valentin

Feb. 24, 2022

Don’t hesitate to unleash your magic into the world. Be who you are, have faith like a boss, and be confident that everything you choose to create can be made manifest. These are just a few examples of the inspirational mess…

Ep 173: Escape The Helper’s Paradox with Wil Carlos, Business Coach (with a Spiritual Twist)

Feb. 17, 2022

The more a person needs to help others, the less they’re able to provide it. This ‘Helper’s Paradox’ clearly explains why so many of us experience fear, inauthenticity, and self-sabotage. As a Business coach (with a twist), …

Ep 172: Copper: We Cu! with Mental Health Advocate and Copper Toxicity Expert Deb Sheesley Tokarz

Feb. 10, 2022

Can copper really take a life? Mental Health Advocate and Copper Toxicity Expert Deb Sheesley Tokarz learned the hard way that it can. Now through her book I Cu Copper, speaking engagements, and social media, Deb helps us un…

Ep 171: Stop boxing yourself in and be who you’re meant to be with Le-an Lai Lacaba, CEO of 2xYou

Feb. 3, 2022

Never stop yourself from doing something simply because of someone else’s opinion. We would all benefit from embracing this lesson. Since our Ep. 30 conversation, this key principle has allowed Le-an Lai Lacaba, CEO of 2xYou…

Ep 170: (Behind the Mic) A New Beginning

Jan. 27, 2022

We can begin again, therefore we must. This is where resilience meets opportunity. New beginnings are as exciting as they are challenging. Here I share the story of my newest beginning and 5 questions that will challenge you…

Ep 169: Find your voice, tune in, and speak up with Communication Coach Wendy Corner

Dec. 16, 2021

Try to live under the surface and sooner or later you’ll drown. Regardless of your past, your voice matters and the time to speak up has arrived. Communication Coach Wendy Corner lived much of her life feeling pushed down, h…

Ep. 168: Leave a legacy of healing, not trauma with Orsika Julia, Founder of Out of the Quicksand

Dec. 9, 2021

Leave a legacy of people who are healed, not traumatized. How in the world do we do that? Good question. Orsika Julia, Founder of Out of the Quicksand has some answers for us. After escaping a terribly abusive relationship, …

Ep 167: Taking men from where they are to where they want to be with Primal Man Project Founder Jason Bluett

Dec. 2, 2021

Men’s Transformational Coach and Primal Man Project Founder Jason Bluett believes men are physically, mentally, and emotionally living the polar opposite of how we were designed. He is committed to changing this through powe…

Ep 166: Become a Collector of Meaningful Success with Payman Lorenzo Sarwari, Founder of the Leaders with a Heart movement

Nov. 25, 2021

If dreams aren’t real, what’s the point of living? This statement is one of many mic drop moments from Payman Lorenzo Sarwari, Founder of the Leaders with a Heart Podcast and Movement. After escaping Afghanistan with his fam…

Ep 165: Learning to live as a Miracle Magnet with Elvira Hopper, Founder of The Love Your Vibe Transformation

Nov. 18, 2021

Don’t die with your REAL music still inside you. If that hits you like it hit me, you KNOW you’re in the right place. Elvira V. Hopper, Miracle Mindset CoacHealer and Founder of the Love Your Vibe Transformation, is the quee…

Ep 164: How you eat matters as much as what you eat with Junnie Lai, Principal and Research Chef at Global Cuisine Consulting

Nov. 11, 2021

It’s not just what you eat, but how you eat that matters. Preparation, exploration, and clean label eating help build a life of health and happiness. Chef Junnie Lai began learning about food as a kid in her Grandfather’s ba…

Ep 163: Freedom is about Transforming Limitations with Rick Hayhurst, Managing Director of BlitzBe Marketing

Nov. 4, 2021

Expansion is nothing more than the art of learning something new and applying it to your life. In other words, avoid being stuck on what has worked for you in the past and be willing to be challenged. Rick Hayhurst, Managing…