The Short and Sweet of It
18:: Teaching Gratitude vs. Living with Gratitude
Today’s show is all about the difference between teaching with gratitude versus living with gratitude. We create a deeper understanding of not only the power of our negative thoughts but why we tend to minimize gratitude practices. I include a great challenge for you on how to create gratitude as a more intentional and deliberate habit. And of course share all the details about “LuckyGate”.
Listen in to hear how we’re bringing back Thank You Notes and the Berenstein Bears! And click here to access the full show notes!
Episode 17: Getting Back to Basics-Affair Recovery
On today’s show I talk with the brilliant Amber Hawley, a licensed psychotherapist in Fremont Ca. Amber has a great expertise both personally and professionally of getting back to basics after trauma. Her online based www.couplesfix.com has an amazing Affair Repair program that is dedicated to the healing and recovery from infidelity and betrayal in a commited relationship.
Amber does a masterful job of breaking down the complexities of affair recovery and shares about the importance of building a support system. Listen in to find out how you can take small steps in healing from the trauma of affairs and infidelity.
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Episode 16: How to Create Ripple Effects
On today’s show I explore the burning question, Can one person really make a difference? You may have heard me get emotional about this in Episode 12 and I wanted to spend an entire episode on how we can create ripple effects in our lives!
Listen in to see why not believing that change is possible has become one of my biggest pet peeves!
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Episode 15: Making Our Lives Sacred ~ with guest Dr. Lourdes Viado
On today’s show I talk with the graceful Dr. Lourdes Viado, a psychologist and marriage and family therapist in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lourdes works with women in helping them to rediscover part of themselves they have lost or forgotten, to reconnect with their wants, needs, feelings, and to recreate a new way of being in the world that is aligned with who they are and what matters most to them. She has an amazing gift of helping women discover their own acceptance and compassion. Listen in to find out how we can each work to make our own lives sacred.
You can follow Lourdes Viado and her work at www.lourdesviado.com
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On today’s show I share about the power of storytelling. I had an amazing opportunity to contribute to a recent Wall Street Journal article and it’s all about storytelling. I break down how storytelling connects us, heals us and bonds us. I even weave in the great work of Brene Brown from her book Rising Strong.
Listen in to hear about the connective power of storytelling and click here to access the full show notes!
Episode 13: Courage in Starting Anew
On today’s show I talk with the courageous Stephanie Macadaan, a licensed marriage and family therapist in Southern California, about her personal journey in starting anew after divorce and her amazing work with women who are walking the same path.
Stephanie’s openness and ability to create a supportive community is inspiring and she gives real life examples of navigating heartbreak and change, one breath at a time. In this episode, Stephanie describes how “perfection” is really just the willingness to show up and do life. Listen in to find out how you can use meditation as tool to calm the chaos of a divorce.
You can follow Stephanie Macadaan and her work at www.therapywithstephanie.com
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Episode 12: This Is Little Light Of Mine
On today’s show I talk about lightness versus darkness and how we can work together to create a ripple effect of all of our lights shining together. I discuss how we can spread our light in the world and also prevent it from being blown out.
Listen in to hear about the power of letting your light shine!
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Episode 11: Permission To Be You! ~ with special guest Gina Ballard
On today’s show I talk with a dear friend of mine, Gina Nicole Ballard. I’ve known Gina since grade school and she is one of the most gifted women I know. Gina Nicole Ballard is a Feng Shui Practitioner and Angel Intuitive and has so much grace and knowledge to share. In this episode, Gina shares about stepping into who you’re destined to be and not looking for permission from others to live your own life. Gina is as brave as she is open and I’m so honored to have her on this episode.
Listen in to find out how you can follow the “juice” to live of your passion in your life.
You can follow Gina Nicole Ballard and her work at www.ginanicole.net
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Episode 10: Great Expectations
On today’s show I talk about the even the greatest of expectations can leave us feeling like we’ve failed or come up short. I discuss the cycle women can get trapped in of giving to everyone else and nothing to ourselves.
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Episode 09: A New Relationship: Co-Parenting After Divorce
On today’s show I talk with the gracious and talented Nicol Stolar-Peterson about her work with women navigating challenging co-parenting relationships. Nicol uses her knowledge to help coach and consult with parents who need extra help as they go through custody and divorce issues focus on their goals and see a positive impact in court. She’s an also an expert witness in Family Law Court and specializes in child abuse and maltreatment. In this episode, Nicol describes the important yet difficult transition into a co-parenting relationship with your ex and how to take it one day at a time. Listen in to find out how you can forgive yourself through the healing process of divorce and co-parenting. And how you can continue to model healthy relationships to your kids post divorce.
You can follow Nicol Stolar-Peterson and her work at www.stolarcounselingandconsultation.com
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Episode 08: Hustling for Self-Worth
On today’s show I talk about the slippery slope of looking for our self-worth in others. I explore the term, “Hustling for Self-Worth” and the power of knowing our worth without looking towards accomplishments, accolades or relationships to validate us.
Listen in to see if you can be part of the collective “YES” when it comes to stopping the hustle! Want access to the full show notes and resources mentioned in the episode? Click here to grab em'!
On today’s show I talk with the amazing Dr. Maelisa Hall about her growing up as a military brat and being the wife of a veteran. Maelisa is a licensed psychologist and shares about the tremendous changes and moves she went through growing up as a kid in the military and how it gave her the tremendous skill of embracing change. Maelisa describes the concept behind building “circles” as ways to create support and manage change. Listen in to find out how we can use the simple process of building circles in our lives to get the support we need in our unscripted lives.
You can follow Dr. Hall and her work at www.qaprep.com
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Episode 06: From Defeated to Hopeful
On today’s show I talk about how the power of our thoughts can take us from feeling defeated to hopeful. I explore the amazing Super Soul Session with Marie Forleo and her unstoppable mindset. You can find the entire Super Soul Session at http://www.marieforleo.com/2016/05/everything-is-figureoutable/ but listen here first so you can really dig in on how you may already be using this unstoppable mindest to help you live your beautiful and messy unscripted life.
Listen in to find out how you answer the biggest question of all, what could you do with an unstoppable mindset?
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Episode 05: Entrepreneur in Love: How to Navigate Love Relationships with Lorena Duncan, LMFT
On today’s show I talk with the lovely Lorena Duncan about her work as a Gottman Certified Couples Therapist and her speciality of working with entrepreneurial couples. She shares about her personal and professional journey through entrepreneurship and common obstacles for entrepreneurs in love. Listen in to find out how we can create glue in our love relationships by doing small things often.
Episode 04: A Thousand Different Ways
EXPLICIT: It’s not hard core cursing, but there’s still some cursing :)
On today’s show I talk about the slicing nature of criticism and explore why this seems to be an epidemic amongst women. We dissect a great quote by Elizabeth Gilbert and use her true words to lessen the divide of the coulda, shoulda, woulda’s. Listen in to find out how you can distance yourself from the emotional impact of criticism.
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Episode 03: What is Unscripted?
On today’s show I talk about the definition of unscripted and how important is as a “practice” rather than a destination. I also explore whether or not we’re supposed to look for meaning in our unscripted journey and how it can distort the way we see the world. Listen in to also find out how you can find the choice in the tragedy.
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Episode 02: How Do We Hold Vulnerability?
On today’s show I share about my three best friends of almost 30 years and the intimacy of that connection as we’ve been on the front lines for each other when life has gone off script. I also discuss how we hold vulnerability both for ourselves and others and ways to grow that skill. Find out how you can deepen your comfort with vulnerability.
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Episode 01: Grace Upon Grace
Today’s show is all about words and meaning. Is there a word that shows up in your life over and over? Find out what my word is and how it relates to my story.
Want to learn why we’re so great at extending grace to others but terrible at offering to ourselves? Give a listen for some tools on how to break that pattern.
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Episode 00: Let’s Get Rolling
We are live!! Welcome to Her Life Unscripted Podcast.
Brought to you by Anna Osborn, a wife, momma of toddler twins, business owner and licensed psychotherapist in California.
Today's episode is the who, what, when and why of the podcast! I'm so excited to have you listening and joining our amazing audience.
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