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May 31, 2019
Terri Cole is a licensed psychotherapist and global leading expert in mindfulness, meditation, relationships, and wellbeing. For two decades, Terri has worked with some of the world’s most well-known personalities from international pop stars to Fortune 500 CEOs. She empowers over 100,000 women weekly through her platform, online community + popular podcast, The Terri Cole Show.This is an episode that covers so many fascinating topics, while also covering Terri's personal story.We're talking about what real love is and what it is not. This episode launches straight into the big stuff so be prepared. Some of the things discussed:What Codependency is and how it manifestsThe importance of self-awarenessHow women are often prone to what Terri calls "overfunctioning"How we can work towards creating real love in our relationships with ourselves and othersTo learn more about Terri Cole, head to www.terricole.comTo join the Here to Thrive facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/heretothriveFind Kate on Instagram! https://instagram.com/kate.snowise and remember to use the hashtag #heretothrive
May 17, 2019
In this episode, Kate discusses the concept of a mind-diet. It covers how important it is to nourish our mind with positive thoughts and the impact it can have in your life. Kate then goes on to provide 4 simple and practical ways you can improve your mind-diet.Article mentioned on Elephant Journal: https://www.elephantjournal.com/2015/07/why-i-no-longer-watch-the-news-what-i-do-instead/For book recommendations & Values Identification Kitwww.thrive.how/shophttps://instagram.com/kate.snowise & hashtag: #heretothrive (use it too!!!!)
May 3, 2019
Maxie McCoy is a Author, Speaker (who rocks hot pink) and Inspirational Leader here to help other women rise into their potential. Author of the book - You're Not Lost - Maxie has navigated her fair share of career change and uncertainty. From starting out with big dreams that she quickly found she didn't actually want to pursue, to making her own way through "lost" to contented...and then daring to go out and do her own thing.She is full of practical advice. To find Maxie, head to www.maxiemccoy.comOn Instagram: https://instagram.com/maxiemcoyand come find Kate too while you're there! https://instagram.com/kate.snowiseTo learn more about Kate & her coaching, speaking and corporate workshops, head to www.thrive.how
April 19, 2019
This episode is for you if you find yourself confused about what you want in life, or have that sense of feeling lost, disconnected or off-track.I'll share with you the power of Self-Discovery and how getting to know yourself is the best starting point for starting to uncover what it is you really want in life. I'll go through three tips to help you focus your efforts and dig deep - because you have the answers you seek within you, it's just a matter of uncovering them.I mention the free Self-Discovery journal prompts I have on my website. Head here to grab those >> www.thrive.how/freeI also mention my newly released Values Identification Self-Coaching Kit which is available for purchase at >> https://www.thrive.how/shop/Finally, want to know my favorite books and have a simple place to find ALL of the epic books by Here to Thrive guests? Head to my book reading list here too >> www.thrive.how/shopIf you loved this episode, don't forget to subscribe so you don't miss the good stuff in the future! Leaving a review is always super appreciated too xx
April 5, 2019
I have increasingly seen Ayurveda referred to in Health & Wellness circles, but had no idea what is was. Then I met Dr. Sarah Kucera and she has opened my eyes to this logical way of looking at our wellness in life.Sarah is the author of the newly released Ayurvedic Self-Care Handbook. This is a manual that you will refer back to time and time again, and it is truly the most beautiful book I can remember seeing in years. Find a copy here:https://www.amazon.com/Ayurvedic-Self-Care-Handbook-Holistic-Healing/dp/1615195432In this episode we talk about:What Ayureveda isThe 3 Doshas or bodily constitutions (I'm Pitta)How living in line with natural cycles benefits us, and how we can do it moreSimple practices that most of us will benefit fromHow we can hack our daily routine for optimal well-beingWhat working late at night is doing to our systemAnd so much moreTo learn more about Dr. Sarah Kucera head to www.sarahkucera.com or her practice Sage Center for Yoga & Healing Arts in Kansas City: https://www.experiencesage.com/To learn more about Kate, head to www.thrive.how and p.s. use the #heretothrive on Insta! Let's connect.
January 3, 2019
Tara is a Writer, Speaker and Self-Care Coach who holds a Masters in Human Development. She is also a mother of two and we talk about the importance of self-care for mothers in this episode. Tara is eloquent and knowledgable. The way she discusses self-care really brings it home for me. I hope you feel the same way.If you’d like to know more about Tara, her online courses or her coaching group, head to theselfcaresuite.comAs a sneak peek of what you can expect, we’re talking:-      About the importance of knowing our care instructions (gosh…this one landed with me hard!)-      How there are different types of self-care; the pampering side but also the self-respect and boundaries element which can be harder to implement-      How when we’re setting boundaries, it isn’t the setting that is important, but the enforcing of them-      How we can support ourselves in new motherhoodTo learn more about the host, Kate, head to www.thrive.how
January 2, 2019
Ruby Warrington is a British Writer & Thought Leader who resides in Brooklyn, New York. In 2012 she launched a spiritual lifestyle platform for the New Age life called – The Numinous. She is also the co-creator of the event series Club Soda NYC and has a spiritual coaching program called Moon Club. Ruby is the bestselling author of the book, Material Girl, Mystical World and her second book Sober Curious has just been released. To grab your copy of Sober Curious, head here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0062869035/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0I wanted to talk to Ruby as I think in the Health & Wellness space, there is an increasing interest in being more mindful about the way we approach our lives, and I wanted to know how that extended to alcohol. You’ll hear in this interview that my best friend stopped drinking in 2018 and that brought the question about my own relationship with alcohol to the forefront too. Ruby starts with a really simple but HUGELY powerful question – “would my life be better without alcohol?” and discusses how that made her get curious. Today we’re talking about how you can explore that question for yourself, and what that might mean. Our discussion includes: -How being sober curious is all about questioning-How most drinkers are drinking by default or habitual drinking, rather than consciously drinking-How alcohol contributes to anxiety, exhaustion, disturbed sleep, and more-That perhaps life isn’t supposed to be comfortable, and what that means-The 5 different kinds of problem drinkers and how the black/white idea of problem drinking may be outdated-How you can actually survive parties being sober-Healthier ways we can escape and revive from the daily grind of lifeTo find out more about Ruby, head to: www.rubywarrington.com or www.the-numinous.com.To keep up with the Club SODA NYC events, head here: https://www.clubsoda.nyc/events/The TIME article with the 5 Different Categories of Problem Drinking: http://time.com/5464477/types-of-alcohol-use-disorder/---To learn more about Kate, the host of Here to Thrive: www.thrive.how---
December 7, 2018
Ali Katz is the bestselling author of three books, Hot Mess to Mindful Mom, Getting the Most out of Motherhood & her new book One Minute to Zen where she shares 35 simple ways to bring yourself back to center in one minute or less. As Redbook described it, “this guidebook to daily zen features 35 bite-sized lessons that show you how to create mindfulness amidst the day-to-day of being a parent.”Ali is a Meditation Teacher, Kundalini Yoga Instructor, Medium and Speaker. You’ll hear more about how to keep your zen on and more in this interview. If you want to find Ali, you can head to www.hotmesstomindfulmom.comOne Minute to Zen book: https://www.amazon.com/One-Minute-Zen-Mess-Mindful-ebook/dp/B0794F29P6
November 30, 2018
Kristen shares a perspective on marriage that is refreshing, yet not as common as I believe it needs to be. Her story is unique, but the lessons she shares are not. She is a Life Coach and host of the podcast, Show Up & Love. She has also had her thoughts featured in The New York Times, MindBodyGreen and more.In this episiode, we're talking about how we can communicate meaningfully with the people that matter in our lives, how we can step out of the need to be right, and how important it is that we take responsibility for our happiness.If you're in a relationship or someday hope to be, this one is full of goodness. The wisdom Kristen shares is unmistakable. Listen closely and soak it in.Other noted points include:What radical responsibility is and how we can live itRecognizing that your spouse or partner sees the world differently to you, and that is okayHow you might be undermining connection with your partnerThe power in taking ownership and how we can do thatThe danger in looking to blameHow we can avoid falling into victim-mode in our relationshipsHow judgment keeps us separated from one anotherHow Compassion & Curiosity can be anchors in our relationships with othersKristen an be found at www.kristenfinch.comYou can read Kristen's Modern Love essay in the New York Times here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/07/style/modern-love-aspergers-diagnosis.htmlWe also discuss her husband's New York Times Bestselling book: The Journal of Best Practice, a Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome and Ones Man's Quest to be a Better Husband. You can find that here: https://www.amazon.com/Journal-Best-Practices-Marriage-Asperger/dp/1439189749
November 23, 2018
Denise Duffield-Thomas is a well-known leader in the money mindset space, especially in the female entrepreneur circles. She’s an Aussie mom of three who has managed to build a highly successful business teaching other women how to master their money mindsets and create lives of abundance. She has written bestselling books including the super catching title – Get Rich Lucky Bitch.We’re also talking about the concepts she shares in her new book, Chillpreneur, which is due to be released Feb 2019. She’s an inspiring example of the idea that it doesn’t have to be that hard, and she confesses to being someone who likes to find the path of least resistance.Some of the additional things we touch on:·     What a Money Mindset Mentor is·     How Denise is moved by empowered women, and how important a feeling of independence is for us·     How she set up her business to reflect her strengths·     How important it is to uncover our Money Stories and to go back and uncover our money beliefs·     What happened when she lost focus in her business·     How Manifesting isn’t Magic·     And so much more!You can find out more about Denise and her Money Bootcamp at www.denisedt.comTo pre-order a copy of Chillpreneur so you’re one of the first to get it when it is released, head here: https://www.amazon.com/Chillpreneur-Creating-Success-Freedom-Abundance/dp/1788172035/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1542666850&sr=8-1&keywords=chillpreneurFor Denise’s other books, head here: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1?ie=UTF8&text=Denise+Duffield+Thomas&search-alias=books&field-author=Denise+Duffield+Thomas&sort=relevancerankIf you enjoyed this episode, please take a moment to subscribe above and write a quick review! We do it for you :)To learn more about Kate, the host of Here to Thrive, head to www.thrive.how
November 21, 2018
We're back! Here to Thrive is back for Season 2.That season break wasn't intentional. In this episode Kate is going back over the journey she has been travelling over the last few months, after being diagnosed with Breast Cancer in July.She's talking about how she was diagnosed, her surgery choices, and recovery.To learn more about Kate or send her a message inquiring about Corporate Workshops or Coaching, head to hear website: www.thrive.howTo get your free Life Planning Kit: www.thrive.how/free
August 10, 2018
If you wanted to know more about Crystals, don't go any further than here. Heather Askinosie and Timmi Jandro have had their Crystal Business - Energy Muse - for over 18 years! But Heather has been studying the power of gems and stones for 27 years. Let's just say, they know their stuff. They are also the co-authors of a powerful new book, Crystal Muse, that is full of rituals and information to help you use crystals and your own guidance to deepen your connection to both yourself and life. We talk through so many things in this interview including: How they got into the Crystal business, all those years ago when it was underground and not cool like it is todayHow we can choose crystals that work for us (including off the internet!)The different ways which you can cleanse a crystal before you work with itSome suggested crystals to use for personal and spiritual well-being & healingThe love crystals and rituals, and how we can apply themCrystals that can be used to help with fertility.And the crystal that makes for a perfect starter stone. To secure a copy of their beautiful book - Crystal Muse - you can head here: https://amzn.to/2OskRJNTo head to their online storefront, www.energymuse.com or you can find them IRL in Torrance, CA.
July 27, 2018
Hi All,Here is a personal update me on me. It is Here to Thrive's 2nd birthday!! It's also the first time I haven't released a Here to Thrive episode on time, and I want to let you know why.Thank you for your love and support! xx
July 20, 2018
Wow. Christine Gutierrez was the awesome, honest, upfront and intelligent guest I had only dreamed of being able to ask some hard questions of. Questions that included the "hard" stuff that a lot of people are scared to bring up.But I believe in the power of conversation, and in staying open and curious.Christine is a Licensed Therapist & Spiritual Healer. She has, for many years, been leading women on retreats and in her practice, find there way back to themselves and overcome the trauma and violation that holds them back.She is also a strong voice when it comes to diversity, inclusion & privilege, and one who strongly believes in standing up for and elevating the voices of those who perhaps don't have the same privilege to be heard.If you're looking for a REAL and POWERFUL conversation talking about all the things...don't go any further. This episodes includes:Understanading Spiritual BypassingThe strange Self-Help Elitism that is occurringIntergenerational Trauma; What it is and how it shows upPrivilege, and how it shows up in many different waysHow we can be curious about all the types of privilege we haveAnd what can you do that with privilege we do haveThe importance of lowering our defenses and embracing curiosityDangers of commercialism in generating popularityHow we can be aware of MarginalizationHow we need to have spaces for people to explore their pure and raw rageUnderstanding that we are all learning, and the journey is far from flawlessHow have we have all, at some time, partaken in that which has caused negative impactThe divide that has been highlighted by recent political climateHow important it is to recognize that we all have something to learn from one anotherWhere being hurt and triggered is often coming fromHow the amount we judge one another is hurting us. Judgement keeps us separate from another human. Christine mentions a new initiative of hers that will be live soon called, www.elevatevoices.com.To find more about Christine and the work she does, head to www.christineg.tv or you can find her on Instagram @ChristineG.www.thrive.how to learn more about the host, Kate Snowise.
July 13, 2018
Do you kick yourself because you always seem to take the path of least resistance and wonder if you have any willpower or self-discipline at all? I'm the first to admit that I'm not the most disciplined person I know, but I do a bunch of things that allow me to maximize the impact of my willpower, and support myself in a positive way. In this episode I'm giving you a quick rundown of some of the theory around Willpower (and I'll say, it is very intuitive) and also outlining 4 simple ways you can maximize your self-discipline. Among other things, this episode covers: Why it is important not to waste our willpowerThe power of "bookending" your day with morning and evening routinesHow being preemptive in our thinking allows us to minimize the need to make decisions in the moment, and in turn, rely on willpowerAnd how we're all likely to have less willpower later in the day. To learn more about the host Kate or Here to Thrive, head to www.thrive.howTo leave a review in iTunes you an head to www.thrive.how/review
July 6, 2018
Emma Mildon is such a gorgeous soul! She is real, grounded, fired-up and honest. She is the bestselling author of The Soul Searchers Handbook, and this is her second time back on Here to Thrive! You can check her out at #9 too :).Her new book, The Evolution of Goddess, is mesmerizing and the first book to give me a spiritual gut-punch in I don't know how long. In this conversation we're talking about so much, including: How it is time women burned their spiritual training bras, because the world doesn't have time for cuteHow we have full permission and are worthy enough of our biggest dreamsHow our gut knowing is one of our greatest giftsWhat the world needs is more women supporting womenAnd how we must turn inward as we walk forward in our evolution. You can grab your copy of The Evolution of Goddess here: https://amzn.to/2tXAUrvTo learn more about Emma Mildon and her upcoming book launch events, head here: www.emmamildon.com
June 29, 2018
This episode I'm breaking Gratitude down into the What, Why and How.I consider gratitude a wonder emotion, and one that we can miraculously invoke with not too much energy. If we can find our grateful groove, we really do start to look at the world in a different light.I reference a blog post by a leading Gratitude Researcher, Robert Emmons, and you can read that here: https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/why_gratitude_is_goodTo learn more about the host, Kate, head to www.thrive.how or you can find her on instagram at https://instagram.com/kate.snowise
June 22, 2018
This one was an awesome full-circle moment for me! Mastin is a number one best-selling author of Daily Love and Claim Your Power, speaker and Creator of Functional Life Coaching™ for people who are seeking rapid transformation in their lives.He has been featured on Oprah's Super Soul Sunday in one of their highest rated episodes, and recognized as a “thought leader for the next generation” by Oprah Winfrey. He’s also a two-time contributor to Oprah’s new book.Mastin has built a highly successful international personal development company that helps people create rapid change, connect to who they really are and how to live their lives with passion and purpose. Through his writing, online courses, in-person seminars and international retreats, Mastin has worked with over two million people in over 100 countries around the world.In this episode, we're focusing on what Mastin has been doing lately, and his understanding of the power unhealed trauma is having unconsciously in so many of our lives. He believes that we all have trauma, and that until we look at it and truly heal it, we will never be able to step fully into our power and potential.Specifically we're talking:What Functional Life Coaching™ is?The lack of looking for the root-cause in the current methods of self-help and developmentHow we can be doing all the right things, and still feel like we're not evolving or getting anywhereHow the political divide and uprising around racial inequality and misogyny are actually good thingsAnd why our goal needs to be to make sure we don't pass our suffering on to others. We mention the live event he is holding from July 12th-15th in Orlando, FL. Tickets are still available and very reasonably priced. You can find those here: www.claimyourpowerlive.comTo learn more about Mastin, head to www.mastinkipp.com
June 15, 2018
This episode I'm talking Career - and how to make sure you're perceived well at work and thought of as a person with leadership qualities, regardless of what level you are within an organization. I'm sharing 5 super-actionable tips that you can implement to make sure you widen your influence, up your visibility, and are thought of as someone worth promoting. Originally, content shared here was in my Huffington Post blog which you can access here: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-to-make-sure-you-dont_b_10129582.htmlTo learn more about me, Kate, head here: www.thrive.how
June 8, 2018
Jodi Baretz had me having serious a-ha moments. Her description of why we should be aware of mindfulness, and the benefits it has for us, tugged hard at my heartstrings. I've known about mindfulness and the theory for a long time, but I've never had someone kind of hit me between the eyes about why I would want to prioritize it in my own life, and I feel like our conversation really did that for me.Jodi is a Psychotherapist, Mindfulness Teacher & Integrative Health Coach, and she weaves all of this expertise into her own type of wisdom.She is also the author of the brand new release, Mindful is the New Skinny. To grab your copy, head here: https://amzn.to/2xNECbpIn this episode, a small snippet of the things we cover include:How the desire for external perfection robs us of our joyHow a diet-mindset undermines self-compassionHow obsession with food can be an avoidance mechanism for what we don't want to face in our livesHow we can start being kinder to ourselvesImportance of awareness of our thoughts (and how mindfulness helps us achieve this)How starting a meditation practice can feel like you're locked in a phone booth with a crazy person (but that is okay!)How practicing mindfulness really helps us out when we're up against life's challengesHow so many of us are missing out on making memories in our lives because we're not presentand how we can make sleep a pampering experience.All that and I LOVED her definition of fulfillment! It is a GOODIE!To find Jodi online (and grab your freebie), head to www.jodibaretz.comTo find her on Instagram & Facebook - search for Mindful is the New SkinnyTo join her Mindful Mom's facebook group, head to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mindfulmoms/?ref=br_rs
June 1, 2018
Are you very good at looking back on your achievements, celebrating them, and taking stock? Or are you like most of us, and often focused on the next goal or to-do?In this episode, I'm teaching you how to stop.pause. and reflect...because if we're perpetually striving for something else, we're cutting ourselves off from so much of the joy that is already right here with us. -- if you'd like to review Here to Thrive on iTunes, hit here: www.thrive.how/review -I'm talking: ·     About how important it is for us to look down the mountain and how far we've already come·     Why we overlook so often how awesome we are and focus instead on where we still aren't there yet·     And how we can make space to reflect and magnify the joy in the journey. To learn more about Kate, the host, you can head to www.thrive.how or follow her on instagram at https://instagram.com/kate.snowise
May 25, 2018
Esther Blum is a Bestselling Author of 4 books on how we can live Nutritionally Healthy and Happy Lives. She is an Integrative Nutritionist and Registered Dietician. She is also an open-minded Momma who has been through a big bunch of life lessons and is now seeing so much of the wisdom which she shares here today. Some of the things we cover include: How eating Carbs at night is good for your sleepHow important our thoughts are to our overall healthHow Vitamin D is more of an issue now due to WiFi signalsHow as a culture, we are checked out and numb when it comes to food, and what that is doing to usThe power of forgiveness in healing usHow shame will never be a sustainable model when it comes to taking care of ourselvesEsther mentioned her Free Download on her Website: Eat, Drink and be Fortyish. You can find that here: www.estherblum.comIt includes recipes, and tips like the couple we shared here, that can help you get on the front foot when it comes to your health and nourishing your body in the right way. There are extensive lists of good bitter greens, carbs and more. -- And please review Here to Thrive! www.thrive.how/review --You can find me on Instagram https://instagram.com/kate.snowise
May 18, 2018
Do you have a tendency to want to avoid your problems and pressures, and pretend they're just not there? But do you know deep-down it's not really doing you any favors? I want to reassure you that this is such a common response, and I'm talking through WHY we do it, and where many of us have learned the habit. I'm also running through 5 ways you can start to undo the grip of avoiding your pressures, and start getting shit done. Because we're that much happier and sleep better when we're not walking around with giant unmanageable weights on our shoulders that we're trying to pretend at that. That takes EFFORT!THINKING ABOUT PODCASTING? You seriously have nothing to lose, and boatloads to gain. I never imagined where Here to Thrive would take me and that amazing connections I would make because of it. Katie Dalebout, the master podcaster, has launched her Podcasting School - LAUNCHPOD! You can register with my affiliate link (thank you...doesn't cost you a penny more) here: CHECK OUT LAUNCHPODDon't forget to use the discount code "THRIVE" to get an extra $100 off registration! Boom. Thanks Katie. To find the link on my website, head to www.thrive.how/podcastschoolTo learn more about me, you can also visit www.thrive.how and pick up some awesome freebie resources.
May 11, 2018
What can you do when you know you have thoughts that are limiting you, disempowering you, and making you feel like all around crap?You can start to challenge them. Because our thoughts are just that; only thoughts. They only have power to dictate our experience if we allow them to.Today I'm talking through a model that I find really useful from a woman called Byron Katie, called - The Work. I'll cover how you can apply her 4 questions to your thinking, to make you feel more confident, empowered and alive.Her questions (in my summarized form) are:Is it true?Can you absolutely know it is true?How do you feel when you believe that thought?Who are you without that thought?The four components of a turnaround thought:An alternative/opposing thoughtThat is likely just as true as the original thoughtThat makes you feel empoweredAnd that you can believeTo read more about Byron Katie's The Work model, visit her website: http://thework.com/en or you can find resources and links to certified facilitators here: http://thework.com/en/tools-do-work(please note: I am not certified in this work, this is merely an introduction to the concept).There is also an article on Oprah that demonstrates how the model is used: http://www.oprah.com/spirit/testing-the-work-of-byron-katieFor more information Kate or her Channel Your Chill program, head here: www.thrive.how
May 4, 2018
Paige’s story is really interesting. She was the woman who was doing all the right wellness things, yet, of her own admission, was still spirituality starved and looking for something. Then she was hit with a seriously heavy cancer diagnosis. Today we’re talking about her journey through that, and some of the lessons she learned. She talks more about the spiritual and life lessons she learned in her book which is about to be released called Here We Grow. >> Kate's group program, Channel Your Chill goes live May 16th! To learn more, head here: www.channelyourchill.com
April 27, 2018
How do you know it is Intuitive Guidance OR your busy mind coming up with ideas? What constitutes an intuitive-hit or a nudge from the Universe?--- Channel Your Chill, my group program is currently open for registration! Check it out here: www.thrive.how/channelyourchill ---A listener reached out to me recently to ask this, and she is far from the first person to bring it up. I can still remember back when I was sure I didn't have an intuitive bone in my body. Now - 5 years later - I consider myself incredibly tuned in to my inner guidance system. In this episode I'm talking through 4 particular checkpoints that can help you ascertain whether you're in alignment with your inner knowing, or whether you may have got caught in rumination or your overthinking mind. Some of the things covered include: The difference between Green Light intuition and your Warning System intuitionHow intuition is a feeling rather than thinking systemHow intuitive guidance will struggle to be heard over loud thoughtsWhat you can do to tune-inward and tune-out the outside world so you can hear your intuitionHow seeking approval outside of yourself kills intuitive connectionHow impulsivity is not intuition, and how if you are impulsive you can benefit from building in a contemplative practice before jumping to actHow trust is crucial to the processAnd the fineprint when it comes to intuition. What it can and can't do.There are quotes that I have peppered throughout this interview. If you would like to get those, head to www.thrive.how/podcast90I also mention Ali Katz free Intuition Journal. You can find that here: http://www.hotmesstomindfulmom.com/intuition-journal/And if you don't yet have a copy of my 21 Journal Prompts for Self Discovery, get those here! www.thrive.how/free
April 20, 2018
This is an important, enlightening and super useful information. Becca Reed Smith is a Therapist & Mindset coach. She shares with us here her straightforward guidance, and she explains concepts that most of us find challenging, in very real and understandable ways.We talk about a lot in this podcast, but some of the particulars include:Understanding that Fear is NormalHow common it is to not feel good enough at timesThe importance of stepping out of our Comfort Zones when it comes to Fear + Self-DoubtImposter Syndrome, and a discussion on the "who am I to ..." statement many of us play in our headsHow once we feel safe and grounded, our options open upHow stress can eventually lead us to feeling numb and that is our nervous system simply doing its job and trying to regulate the big emotionsCognitive dissonance - what it is, and how we can use it to our advantageAnd how our Doubting Dialogue often shows up in the form of "what if" questions and what we can do it quieten itTo see the diagram of the Window of Tolerance, head to the blog post: www.thrive.how/podcast89To find out more about Becca and her services, head to: www.beccareedsmith.comYou can also follow her on Instagram, Facebook & Pinterest at: @beccareedsmithTo get the Freebie I mention, 3 Steps to Moving through Doubt, click here: http://bit.ly/2G7Y3Mu---CHANNEL YOUR CHILL - my group program is LIVE and ready for registration. It launches mid-May 2018. For more information head to: www.channelyourchill.com or thrive.how
April 13, 2018
Life is stressful. Perhaps more stressful than ever. But how can we support ourselves and make it a tiny bit easier each and every day?Today I'm sharing 3 simple tips that I hope you'll remember easily, that can assist you in supporting yourself so that you can show up day in and day out, as your best self. To sign up for the free resources and get on the list to be on of the first to know about Channel Your Chill, head here: www.thrive.how/free
April 6, 2018
Niki is an experienced Reiki Master-Teacher with a really interesting story. She offers both Reiki sessions and also facilitates Reiki practitioner training workshops.After reaching her own rock bottom, struggling with anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts, she was led to Reiki through a series of synchronistic events. We talk more about her journey and I get my Reiki-for-dummies questions answered.I’ve been interested, yet confused, by the concept of Reiki for the longest time. So long, I felt it was about time I simply had a conversation where I had the chance to ask all of my completely inexperienced questions.And if I’m a little nosy about what on earth this Reiki thing is, then I’m betting a few of you have heard about it too. Or maybe you haven’t? If you have or you haven’t – you’ll still get SO much out of this conversation.Some of the things we cover in this episode include:-      What Reiki actually is-      How energy can be sent through time and space-      How we all have our unique energy signature, which means that two of us can do the same thing very differently-      How the idea of energy can be scary when you come from a religious background, but how it can be thought of as just another label for the holy spirit or gods presence-      How even if you aren’t a Reiki practitioner you can use Reiki energy-      The importance of the “feel good” factor when choosing a practitioner (or a Life Coach for that matter)-      How we can process the hurt and fear we see in the world today-      What sending #loveandlight means from a reiki perspective-      How we have the power to raise or lower our vibrations-      How important water is to our well-being and our we can supercharge our own water to make it even more awesome-      And tones more of courseTo find Niki, you can head to www.awakenspiritualtruths.com or on Instagram@highvelocityspiritualcoach.To find out more about Kate and her programs, head to www.thrive.how
March 30, 2018
It's another play it again episode! If you want to live a deeply fulfilling life, you can't afford not to dive deeply into yourself. This episode made a splash when I released it the first time, and it's also one of my favs. It's hard hitting goodness. I'm going deep in these 12 min asking you - What Matters to You? What is Your Why?I'm talking about getting to your core using Simon Sinek's idea of Starting with Why.Here's the blog post I reference of mine:https://www.thrive.how/what-are-you-working-for/Linds Reeding - A Short Lesson in Perspectivehttp://www.businessinsider.com/its-not-worth-it-linds-reddings-short-lesson-in-perspective-2012-11The questions I challenge you to answer:What matters most to you?What do you believe in?What would make you so very proud of yourself?Finally, are you living in alignment with these things or getting closer to them?Why? Why are you doing what you do? Why does it matter to you?If you enjoyed this and haven't yet listened to April Seifert's recent episode - #81. Stop Living by Default - listen to that to really hit this message home! https://www.thrive.how/podcast81/
March 23, 2018
This episode with guest Tahlee Rouillon is full of magic. It was so juicy, and I was so engaged I totally forget to ask her my standard set of questions!The conversation is one part inspiration and one part the geeky and fascinating science behind binaural beats (or Meditones as Tahlee refers to them). In the first half of the conversation we talk in depth about Tahlee's finding her way to her soul's calling, and how she took anything but the direct route. Her journey is inspirational as it is so real, and you can also see the thread of magic that wove through it and brought her right back to where she was supposed to be.The second part is a fascinating discussion about the power certain types of music have to deepen our states and change our brainwaves. Tahlee makes her music, Meditones, which are designed to help people go into slower brainwaves states much more frequently. We also discuss just how meditation can make us feel calmer and more present in our waking hours due to neuroplasticity and our brain's ability to create new pathways.Honestly, I was mesmerized. If you're fascinated by any of the following, don't miss this episode:The idea that if you don't struggle you never build resilienceWhat a Saturn Return is, and how it shows up much like a quarter-life crisis (and how Tahlee experienced hers hard and heavy!)How we can live lives that are just 'fine' or dare to feel true joyHow the biggest adventures in our lives often stir simultaneously feelings of terror and excitement within usAn explanation of the 4 different brainwaves states we experienceBenefits of listening to music at particular frequenciesHow binaural beats or Meditones can induce instant calm, remove anxiety and so much moreHow Meditones are perfect for people who struggle to meditateHow exactly meditation works from a brain perspective and makes us happier humans in our waking hoursAn awesome explanation of neuroplasticityHow it is we get stuck in habits and repeat the same behaviors even when we don't want to. Tahlee mentions her free Meditones which you can access yourself here: http://www.sonesence.com/freemeditones/To find Tahlee: www.sonesence.comInstagram: https://instagram.com/sonesence_music facebook: www.facebook.com/sonesenceTo share the online link to this episode: www.thrive.how/podcast85
March 16, 2018
I'm playing it again, because this concept is important, yet super simple. Are you reactive or proactive in life? This isn't necessarily a cut and dried question. Depending on what is going on in our lives we will often slip back into functioning very much in a reactive state, even if we're naturally more proactive people. It's about getting stuck on the treadmill of life and forgetting to step back for a second. In this episode I will talk through ways in which you can get yourself out of a rut and start living life from your front foot again. For the free resources I mention at the end, head to my website: www.thrive.how/free
March 9, 2018
Katie Dalebout is the women behind the podcast and book - Let it Out. She is a woman in Wellness, yet she has been on quite a journey with it. She professes to like a Green Juice as much as the next girl, but over the years her approach to wellness has widened and deepened.As she journeyed through the world of Wellness, Katie also found journaling, and one of the reasons I love her is that she believes that getting to have those real and honest conversations with ourselves is one of the most empowering things we can ever do.In this episode we talk:How not everything in the Wellness world is always well and goodWhen Wellness can become problematic, and what signs you should be looking forWhat Orthorexia isHow journaling is one of the best tools to get to know ourselves betterWhy Katie prefers a legal pad to pretty journals when she is letting it all outand so much more.Katie can be found over at katiedalebout.com. Her book, Let it Out: a Journey through Journaling is on Amazon or other places epically awesome books can be found.I also mentioned the upcoming release of her Podcasting School. Check back here for a link once it is LIVE.To view this episode or listen to it online, head to www.thrive.how/podcast83Learn more about Orthorexia: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/learn/by-eating-disorder/other/orthorexia
March 2, 2018
This is a little pep talk that you can listen to over and over again. The type of listen that I hope you will come back to when you need a reminder of your strength and of your power.It's for:The days and the times when you feel like life has kicked you in the gutsWhen you feel uncertain about your futureFor soothing your heart when it's brokenReminding you that perfect isn't the goal, you're not behind, and that you're more powerful than you think.It is a positive manifesto, but real, heartfelt and not glossy. Life isn't easy some days, but you've got this.I reference Lucy Kalanithi in this episode. I heard her statement in her interview with Kate Bower on the podcast - Everything Happens.If you'd like to learn more about me, the host Kate, and get your freebies, head here: www.thrive.how
February 23, 2018
Live each day as if it is your last. We hear it all of the time yet few of us really live from that truth. April is different. She has taken this life cliche and used it to fuel her passion for life.  April is absolutely awesome. She is a Social Psychologist and host of the Women Inspired! podcast. She believes when we can recognize the precious gift of each and every day, we can start to really push our comfort zones and get out of our own way.She has a powerful story that helps illustrate just why she feels so passionately about this. In this episode, we talk through her story including:How her childhood helped shape her view of lifeThe recognition that our health isn't always a givenHow she could have been sad, but instead, she got motivatedWhat we can do when we decide that life isn't all that scary after allHow a shy girl becomes a confident adultWhat social psychologists doHer special 3-part journaland so so much more (like toddlers and toileting.haha)'You can learn more about April and download her free Life Blueprinting Tool here: www.aprilseifert.comTo find out more about Here to Thrive's host, Kate, head here: www.thrive.how
February 16, 2018
I'm talking about the concept of having presence. We all want to be able to put our best foot forward in life, and in this episode I'll cover some of the ways you can make that happen, very intentionally. This episode covers:What Presence actually isAmy Cuddy's (Harvard Social Psychologist) research around PresenceWhen we might want to call on presence to help us get us through tough situationsHow we can hack our own body language to feel more powerfulThe importance of understanding situations that trigger usI mention Amy Cuddy's bestselling book - Presence. It is a great read, and also available in audiobook form. If you'd like to see her TED talk to get some of these teachings first hand, head here: https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_areTo learn more about host Kate Snowise, visit her at her web-home: www.thrive.howTo join the free facebook Here to Thrive closed community, hit this link: www.thrive.how/facebook
February 9, 2018
Shannon is my personal guru when it comes to Mantras. She does mantras better than anyone I know. Even though Shannon has been on this podcast before, this time we go deeper into her personal story of stepping out of her picture-perfect life and onto a path less travelled. She opens up about her debilitating anxiety and how Mantra's were one of the crucial tools in her journey.We also discuss:Her super-simple approach to meditation (if you want to call it that)What Mantra actually meansShe shares SEVERAL power mantras that you can immediately apply to your life ... so get a notepad!How we can deal with disappointment and missed-opportunitiesHow we often subconsciously self-sabotage when we're not walking our authentic pathand so so much more.You can purchase Shannon's book here: http://amzn.to/2Ecz39bIf you'd like the Card Deck too, head here: http://amzn.to/2GZOYFE
February 2, 2018
This week I'm talking about a simple concept that can have HUGE impacts. Asking for what you want. Too often we assume that people know what it is that is on our heart, but when you step back from the situation, have you ever made sure your hopes and intentions are clear?In this episode I'm talking: About how unconscious beliefs can hold us back from getting what we want in lifeHow communicating your desires is essential in your CareerHow using your words with your partner, spouse or friends can make a huge difference to having your needs metIf you're looking for extra career tips, here is the article I reference in the podcast: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-to-make-sure-you-dont_b_10129582.htmlTo find the freebies on my website, head here: www.thrive.how/freeand to join the Here to Thrive closed Facebook group, knock and I'll let you in here: www.thrive.how/facebook
January 26, 2018
Andrea is the Life Coach behind the Your Kick Ass Life. She is also an Author of two books, a Mentor, a podcast host and a Mother.We're getting REAL today. Both Andrea and I are talking about the habit-traps we have fallen into along the path of our personal growth and development, and how they kept us down (for a while). We're also diving into some of the 14 Habits she covers in depth in her new book - How to Stop Feeling Like Shit.Those habits include:People-PleasingSelf SabotagingNumbing OutBut we're so much jucier than just that. We also discuss:How self-help can sometimes make you feel like a failure and how not cool that can beHow often we crack open, but we're not yet ready to do the workThe point of no return in personal development, when you've turned the light on and can see the sh*tCodependency and how it can undermine our happinessAnd how learning to manage how big emotions is an essential part to trusting ourselvesTo find Andrea, www.yourkickasslife.com or search "Your Kick Ass Life" in on your favorite social platform.You can purchase How to Stop Feeling Like Shit from Amazon by clicking here: http://amzn.to/2GhjUANThe other books that come up in our chat:The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks (great read)A New Earth by Eckhart TolleWomen Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola EstesCodependent No More by Melody Beattie
January 19, 2018
This episode I'm talking Disappointment. We all face it at some stage in our lives, and in this episode I'm priming you with ideas that I hope will make it easier to deal with.Specifically it covers:Facing your emotions, so you can process themThe concept of Name It to Tame ItThe power of moving towards Acceptance (and not fighting what is)Mantras to reassure a tired heartThe power to be found in releasing your grip on life a littleand moreI mention the journal prompts which are a free download available on my site. To get your set, head to www.thrive.how/free. I also mention the inner circle closed Facebook group for Here to Thrive! Knock, and I'll let you in! Head here: www.thrive.how/facebook or search "Here to Thrive" in Facebook.If you enjoyed this episode, it would mean so much if you could leave a review in iTunes or wherever you listen. www.thirve.how/review
January 12, 2018
I've got a Man on the podcast to talk to about how on earth we're supposed to co-exist with this other sex! Well kinda kidding, but seriously, kinda not.Robert has been helping people to communicate better, connect and create intimacy in their relationships for the last 16 years. And I am picking his brain.In this ep, a small snippet of the things we cover includes:The importance of creating a feeling of approval in your relationshipsWhy telling the truth is so important, but sometimes scary as sh*tWhat Men are possibly thinking when they seem to go cold and bail on relationships with little warningSome communication hacks that can go a long way to minimizing misunderstandingsThe Masculine & Feminine energy in relationships and what that meansHow the majority of relationships have a power imbalance built inAnd the "Me Too" movement - how are Men really feeling about all this?To find out more about Robert, you can head to his website: www.robertkandell.com or listen to him on his podcast, Tuff Love.To find out more about the host Kate: www.thrive.how
January 5, 2018
What does Happiness look like for you this Year? Instead of piles of resolutions, I think we should take a softer view and look to how we want to live, and also, how we've been living. Are we happy??The Reconnect & Reboot series is about to go live! This is how you can work with me and support this podcast >> www.thrive.how/rebootIn this ep I dive into:The power of writing yourself a New Year LetterHow important it is to soak up the goodness already around youAsking - What have your learned? How did you grow? in about the previous yearHow knowing how you want to feel can focus your energyWhy a 1-year bucket list can help you be more focused in your actionsThe resources I mention can be found here:www.thrive.how/newyearletter & www.thrive.how/free
December 29, 2017
This episode, I’m in the hot seat! My coaching bud Andrea Featherstone is interviewing me. (see projectself.com.au & the ep. here on Deconstructing Mindfulness for more of her!!) She asked, and I took her up on the offer. And I gave her free reign. I was fascinated to hear what she was interested in talking to me about! This episode includes: -      A discussion on what my name actually is-      How I got into Psychology-      My background as Corporate Psychologist-      Why I get angsty around the type-indicator personality assessments sometimes-      How you can become more Emotionally Intelligent-      Why Personal Values are amazing as guiding lights in our lives-      My kids-      The secret lives on trees-      And so much more! It was seriously fun. If you want to know more about the Group Coaching Live Workshop Series I’m running to kickoff 2018, head to www.thrive.how/reboot to learn more. 
December 22, 2017
I'm talking Habits with the creator of Elephant App, Ricky Cooper. THis is a juicy and personal episode where we dive into how we can form New, Positive Habits in our daily routines, without falling prey to the millions of distractions that get in our way.If you've ever wanted to drink more water, sit up straight or be more mindful, this episode is a must list.We cover a bunch of stuff including:The alarming stats around New Year's ResoultionsThe habit loop that is an essential part of changing our daily behaviorHow small changes can lead to giant gainsRicky's personal story with Panic Attacks and how that related to his desire to change some of his own habitsEckhart Tolle, Oprah and some other personal development leadersand how I hardly got any sleep last night ;)To find the Elephant App on your device, search in your App Store: Elephant Never Forget. You can also find more information at www.elephantapp.com I also mention the Reconnect & Reboot Group Program I am running in Jan 2018. To learn more, head here: www.thrive.how/rebootp.s. Eckhart Tolle's life changing book is called A New Earth. You can read about it (and find a link to purchase) and my 3 other all-time fav self-help books here: https://www.thrive.how/my-four-favorite-self-help-books/
December 15, 2017
With the New Year approaching, many of us are starting to think: What do I want for 2018?This podcast is full of tips to help you make sure you commit to things that you can stay motivated to achieve. I'm sharing 5 tips that you should consider when setting all goals, intentions and commitments as they will support your ability to achieve great things.I also mention my group-coaching offering that will be going live in JAN! Grab you spot. They're limited!!! www.thrive.how/reboot to read more.
December 8, 2017
Susie Moore is an Author, Speaker, Life Coach and creator of the Side Hustle Academy. I think of her as the Queen of Side Hustle's as she's also written a book all about how to Side Hustle called What if It Does Work Out?> I also mention my very own Reconnect & Reboot Workshop Series that will be live in January. To learn more and register, head here: www.thrive.how/rebootIn today's episode I'm really picking Susie's brain. What does it take to be a side-hustler? And how do you get started with making that hidden dream of yours a reality?We're covering a lot in this energetic listen, including:How most people live in ComfortvilleWhat a Charged life feels likeIn importance of your desires in leading the wayHow leading from our passions and letting go of the pressure are keys to successThe importance of action, and learning how to pull the trigger on your hustleDanger of Analysis-ParalysisWhy you should choose a side hustle that doesn't feel like workHow pursuing your side hustle can make you a better wife, mother etc.What you can gain from starting a side hustle, and what you give upHow to push fear to the side, and keep on hustlingSusie's new book - What if it Does Work Out - is available here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/What-If-Does-Work-Out/dp/0486816494You can find out more about Susie at her webhome - www.susie-moore.comTo find out more about the host Kate Snowise, head here: www.thrive.how
December 1, 2017
This ep. I'm getting real with a topic that frequently comes up in my Life Coaching private sessions. This is one of the things that I've been talking about with my clients over the past few weeks, and it's more than a passing trend - it is a life lessons than can help us avoid a WHOLE bunch of suffering. I'm also celebrating a BIG milestone and giving myself a hard time about my accent (taking the Mickey out of myself if you're a Kiwi in the know). So if you want a little lightheartedness, stay tuned to this one. Specifically this podcast talks to: What Acceptance isWhy accepting what is, rather than fighting against it, eases our hurtHow being stuck on our expectations hurts us3 steps to help you start moving yourself towards acceptanceI mentioned three mantras in here that can be really reassuring: All is in right order. This is happening for me, not to me. Acceptance is my path to freedom. and my favorite: What is truly meant for me will never miss me. To learn more about me, and the Workshop Series going live in Jan 2018, head to my website: www.thrive.how
November 24, 2017
Marcus Aurelius Anderson is a Mindset Coach, Speaker & Author. His new book is called - The Gift of Adversity.Today we're talking adversity, and how to start moving forward when you feel stuck or blindsided by life. Marcus has an incredible story about overcoming adversity, but what I really appreciate about him, is how focused he not simply telling his story, but in giving others practical ideas, thoughts and actions to help them overcome adversity in their own lives. Specifically we discuss: What adversity isThe importance of deciding your attitude toward adversity before you get landed with the really hard stuffThe regret of wasting your potentialMarcus' quote - "The things that make people great don't happen by accident"My initial frustration with the sentiment that we all have enough timeThe power of identifying what you really want, and what you don't want. What fulfilment means to Marcus...and SO much more!Shortcut to purchase his book, The Gift of Adversity, here. To visit Marcus' website, you can head here: www.marcusaureliusanderson.comTo watch his TED Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXicUawrH6o
November 17, 2017
In this ep. I'm diving into the cliche self-help topic that I have an ABSOLUTE love, yet slight disdain for - Authenticity. I love it, because I believe it is one of the essential keys to living a fulfilling, and wholly happy life. I dislike it, because I think it is thrown around and misunderstood. Today, I'm talking deep authenticity. The stuff when we feel like we're connected and living from our own inner-wisdom. Specifically this ep covers:A definition of Authenticity - have to start with what it actually ISThe pre-requisites to authenticity - how to start becoming more authentic5 attributes that indicate connection with your authentic self. I mention the freebie on my website - 21 Journal Prompts for Self-Discovery. You can download that here: http://www.thrive.how/free/
November 10, 2017
Tanya Jahnke is a Feng Shui expert. She's been doing this for 22 years and I was thrilled to get the chance to pick her brain. We cover SO much in this episode, from how to increase abundance through what you put in your spaces and where you put it, to the importance of having a sacred landing spot. Some specific points included in here: What Feng Shui isHow Feng Shui can be applied to make our homes feel like a true sanctuarySome simple tips to clear the energy in a room or a space if it feels funky or negativeHow to make yourself feel more powerful in your workspaceWhy your bedroom should be one of your favorite rooms in your houseThe significance of leaking taps and closed toiletsWhy your front door is an especially significant space in Feng ShuiTanya is an Designer and also offers distance Feng Shui consultants to clients the world over. To find out more about her head to Feng Shui 4 the Om: http://www.fengshui4theom.com/To find the Feng Shui map you can follow Tanya on Instagram (you should do this regardless) @tjahnke or head to my website for online show notes: www.thrive.how/podcast66Other potentially useful links (not-affiliate links ... I make nothing off these suggestions):Palo Santo Sticks Sage for ClearingWoodstock Bell FountainSimple Tiered Water FountainAnd if you want to know more about NASA's studying of purifying houseplants Tanya mentions, head here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA_Clean_Air_StudyTo review Here to Thrive: www.thrive.how/reviewTo learn more about Kate: www.thrive.how
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