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Conscious leading, living & healing in the modern world. 

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Season 8: Purpose & Meaning
Season 8
Season 8
The Pain We Avoid When We Procrastinate | #80
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  • The Pain We Avoid When We Procrastinate | #80

    The Pain We Avoid When We Procrastinate | #80

    Apr 7, 2024 • 10:50

    A myth, a block, and a shift to owning and managing your time so can do your best work and live your best life. 

  • Comparison is the Thief of Purpose... Maybe | #79

    Comparison is the Thief of Purpose... Maybe | #79

    Mar 31, 2024 • 8:16

    A myth, a block, and shift to better understanding how best to use comparison as a tool to serve your purpose

  • How to Self-Care a Job You Hate | #78

    How to Self-Care a Job You Hate | #78

    Mar 24, 2024 • 8:20

     A myth, a block, and a shift to take your well-being to the next level.

  • Reclaiming Your Power & Purpose | #77

    Reclaiming Your Power & Purpose | #77

    Mar 17, 2024 • 7:41

    Exploring a myth, a block, and a shift to experiencing inner power. 

  • What Happens When Your Purpose Changes? | #76

    What Happens When Your Purpose Changes? | #76

    Mar 10, 2024 • 6:38

    Exploring a myth, a block, and a shift to make sense of our purpose when it changes.

  • Figuring It Out Versus Feeling It Out | #75

    Figuring It Out Versus Feeling It Out | #75

    Mar 3, 2024 • 6:26

    Exploring a myth, a block, and a shift to figuring it out so you can take your next step.

  • Do What’s Meaningful or Find Meaning in What You Do? | #74

    Do What’s Meaningful or Find Meaning in What You Do? | #74

    Feb 4, 2024 • 8:16

    When there isn’t a clear answer for you, do you continue to look for what’s meaningful or do you find meaning in what you’re already doing?

  • The Wisdom of Pain | #73

    The Wisdom of Pain | #73

    Jan 28, 2024 • 9:54

    What would it look like if pain serves a purpose and contains wisdom?

  • Redefining Your Rich Life | #72

    Redefining Your Rich Life | #72

    Jan 22, 2024 • 9:01

    Knowing what would make you happy and a myth, a block and shift toward experiencing more richness in life, based on your own definition that satisfies your core. 

  • The Privilege to Pursue Purpose | #71

    The Privilege to Pursue Purpose | #71

    Jan 14, 2024 • 8:58

    Is the search for purpose and meaning a first-world problem? We’re covering a myth, a block, and a shift to embrace this gift and privilege to pursue purpose.

Season 7: Doing Your Best Work
Season 7
Season 7
Reclaiming Self-awareness | #70
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  • Reclaiming Self-awareness | #70

    Reclaiming Self-awareness | #70

    Nov 26, 2023 • 8:01

    The term self-awareness has been co-opted by corporate speak as a means to increase productivity and profit. You are greater than your shortcomings and self-awareness is more expansive than knowing what you need to improve to progress in your career. (Hope you enjoyed the last 10 episodes where we explored…

  • Purpose: From Watching the Clock to Being One With Time | #69

    Purpose: From Watching the Clock to Being One With Time | #69

    Nov 19, 2023 • 7:14

    You don’t have to know your “true purpose” in order to live a meaningful life. The opposite is also true, just because you can name your calling, doesn’t mean you’re experiencing purpose.

  • Driving Clarity With Others | #68

    Driving Clarity With Others | #68

    Nov 12, 2023 • 8:06

    Most of us intuitively know clarity is essential when working with others. However, many of us continue to find ourselves in misaligned situations. In this episode, we talk about one misconception, one block, and one shift that can create more alignment.

  • A Misconception About Getting Triggered | #67

    A Misconception About Getting Triggered | #67

    Nov 5, 2023 • 8:13

    How to stay present rather than get hijacked by our emotions. One misconception and strategy that can improve our emotional regulation.

  • What You Miss When You Only Do What’s Urgent | #66

    What You Miss When You Only Do What’s Urgent | #66

    Oct 29, 2023 • 8:05

    Strategy guides you to your destination. But what happens when you’re too busy putting out fires and tackling the never-ending to-do list to ever get to your strategy?

  • What Does It Mean When We're Stubborn? | #65

    What Does It Mean When We're Stubborn? | #65

    Oct 22, 2023 • 7:06

    What makes us rigid versus adaptable has to do with what we prioritize. What we prioritize becomes our strategy – either intentionally or unconsciously.

  • “Let Go” to Build Resilience | #64

    “Let Go” to Build Resilience | #64

    Oct 15, 2023 • 7:31

    Talking about the misconception, the block, and something to experiment with that will build your resilience.

  • Free Yourself With This Type of Growth Mindset | #63

    Free Yourself With This Type of Growth Mindset | #63

    Oct 8, 2023 • 6:50

    The misconception, the block, and one thing to experiment with, to adopt a growth mindset that liberates you from the conventional and truly innovative.

  • Apply Mental Brakes to Focus Better | #62

    Apply Mental Brakes to Focus Better | #62

    Oct 1, 2023 • 7:45

    Have a mind a race car and the brakes of a bicycle? We talk about one misconception about focus, what continues to block your focus, and one thing to shift your experience.

  • Let’s Stop Hacking Productivity | #61

    Let’s Stop Hacking Productivity | #61

    Sep 24, 2023 • 10:37

    We’re dedicating Season 7 of the podcast to exploring behaviors that allow us to do our best work. Kicking off with the topic of productivity – why hacking productivity is short-sighted and how conscious productivity is more powerful and sustainable. we’re talking about one of its biggest misconceptions, a block…

Season 6: Recover from Burnout
Season 6
Season 6
The Inconvenient Truth About Recovering From Burnout | #60
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  • The Inconvenient Truth About Recovering From Burnout | #60

    The Inconvenient Truth About Recovering From Burnout | #60

    Jun 26, 2023 • 19:50

    On the other side of burnout can exist wisdom, which allows you to shine even brighter. But getting to the other side takes courage.

  • Burnout: When Your To-Do List Wins | #59

    Burnout: When Your To-Do List Wins | #59

    Jun 19, 2023 • 16:03

    We want you to win – not your to-do list. An effective way to use a to-do list to improve your life, not to drive your life.

  • 5 Mental Blocks that Create Burnout | #58

    5 Mental Blocks that Create Burnout | #58

    Jun 12, 2023 • 19:49

    We’re talking about the underlying mental and emotional blocks that can lead us into or keep us in environmental mismatches that create burnout.

  • Are Your Rewards Creating Burnout? | #57

    Are Your Rewards Creating Burnout? | #57

    Jun 5, 2023 • 11:17

    We talk about the sixth and final mismatch that leads to burnout: reward. The effects of external vs. internal rewards. Signs of recharge vs depletion.

  • Burnout: When Things Are Unfair | #56 

    Burnout: When Things Are Unfair | #56 

    May 29, 2023 • 11:17

    Unfair situations create deep distress that can lead to burnout, be it at work, in relationships, or at home. How to recognize signs of unfairness and the first step to creating more balance.

  • Burnout: When You Lose Control | #55

    Burnout: When You Lose Control | #55

    May 22, 2023 • 14:38

    Part of what makes burnout so intolerable is that we lose ourselves in the process. We lose ourselves when we lose our autonomy. our choice. our authenticity, our unique style. Our individual preferences. Our voice. Our power.

  • Burnout: When Personal Values are Misaligned | #54

    Burnout: When Personal Values are Misaligned | #54

    May 15, 2023 • 14:44

    Clarify your values and elevate your energy, motivation, and well-being – no matter what situation you’re in right now. 

  • Relationships That Protect Versus Promote Burnout | #53

    Relationships That Protect Versus Promote Burnout | #53

    May 8, 2023 • 11:43

    One of the factors that create burnout according to research is a lack of social support. However, not all relationships are created equal. Differentiate relationships that create versus curb burnout.

  • The Tipping Point that Creates Burnout | #52

    The Tipping Point that Creates Burnout | #52

    May 1, 2023 • 9:15

    The stress equation and the tipping point that turns a healthy dose of stress into painful burnout.

  • Burnout's Not for the Weak | #51

    Burnout's Not for the Weak | #51

    Apr 24, 2023 • 10:39

    The real reason why you’re burnt out (or on your way to burnout) is not what you think it is. We are dedicating Season 6 to exploring the root causes of burnout, including the 6 environmental mismatches, underlying mental blocks, and other factors. Kicking off the season with the most…

Season 5: Experiencing Flow
MYBREATHINGMIND (Season 5)
MYBREATHINGMIND (Season 5)
Are You Using Your Whole Brain to Flow? | #50
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  • Are You Using Your Whole Brain to Flow? | #50

    Are You Using Your Whole Brain to Flow? | #50

    Jan 28, 2023 • 22:30

    Play with these 4 ideas to incorporate your whole brain to experience more flow (especially when you’re stuck).

  • Do Less to Flow More | #49

    Do Less to Flow More | #49

    Jan 22, 2023 • 13:24

    Instead of efforting through with little progress, play with these three concepts to flow more with less effort.

  • Follow Your Inner Flow | #48

    Follow Your Inner Flow | #48

    Jan 15, 2023 • 13:22

    What does it look like to follow the energy of each season? What are the different types of “seasons” that affect our energy and flow? What season are you currently experiencing?

  • Tapping into Flow When You're in a Funk | #47

    Tapping into Flow When You're in a Funk | #47

    Jan 8, 2023 • 11:38

    Three practices to shift you from being in a funk to being in flow. We answer the question: do you have to be in a good mood to tap into flow?

  • There is Value and Beauty in Not Knowing | #46

    There is Value and Beauty in Not Knowing | #46

    Dec 18, 2022 • 10:54

    As humans, we like certainty. But for many important life decisions, there’s no such thing as a guarantee. We’re talking about navigating in the frightening space of not knowing.

  • The Magic of Journaling | #45

    The Magic of Journaling | #45

    Dec 11, 2022 • 12:12

    We’re talking about why leaders, artists, and individuals seeking healing adopt the powerful practice of journaling.

  • How to Create More Time | #44

    How to Create More Time | #44

    Dec 4, 2022 • 16:40

    More time = more flow. We talk about how to create more time to experience more flow.

  • How to Create Flow When Your Day's Full? | #43

    How to Create Flow When Your Day's Full? | #43

    Nov 27, 2022 • 11:23

    Ample research shows experiencing states of flow or being in the zone is critical for leadership and well-being. But how do you create space for flow when your day’s already full?

  • When Your Values Stress You Out | #42

    When Your Values Stress You Out | #42

    Nov 20, 2022 • 7:51

    If you’ve ever wondered why you’re still dissatisfied or stressed even though you’re living according to your values, this episode is for you.

  • This is Why You Procrastinate | #41

    This is Why You Procrastinate | #41

    Nov 14, 2022 • 19:52

    To kick off season 5, we’re talking about the root cause of why we procrastinate (it has nothing to do with the task itself), and how to find our focus.

Season 4: Exploring Your Truth
MYBREATHINGMIND (Season 4)
MYBREATHINGMIND (Season 4)
What Happens When Your Truth Changes - Heather Lowey | #40
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  • What Happens When Your Truth Changes - Heather Lowey | #40

    What Happens When Your Truth Changes - Heather Lowey | #40

    Aug 28, 2022 • 33:39

    We talk about what happens when your dream job is no longer the dream, sitting in the discomfort of the space between your current reality and your truth, and allowing space to reflect and process to create a path forward.

  • Trusting Your Unconventional Journey - Melissa Stangl | #39

    Trusting Your Unconventional Journey - Melissa Stangl | #39

    Aug 14, 2022 • 31:27

    We discuss what personal truth feels like in the body, living an unconventional path, and trust, courage, and faith in the unknown.

  • Former Litigator Owns Her Truth & Reshapes Her Life - Andrea Yang | #38

    Former Litigator Owns Her Truth & Reshapes Her Life - Andrea Yang | #38

    Aug 7, 2022 • 42:01

    We discuss redefining success, early programming, boundaries for sharing, and the healing properties of living your truth.

  • From Silicon Valley Attorney to Wellness Coach - Mary O’Conner | #37

    From Silicon Valley Attorney to Wellness Coach - Mary O’Conner | #37

    Jul 31, 2022 • 31:05

    Being true to yourself as well as at work can build your reputation and career path. We discuss purpose, core beliefs, perfectionism, and burnout with the attorney population that she serves.

  • When Your Truth Scares You | #36

    When Your Truth Scares You | #36

    Jul 17, 2022 • 17:57

    Three perspectives to consider when your truth feels too big to handle.

  • What Blocks Your Truth | #35

    What Blocks Your Truth | #35

    Jul 10, 2022 • 15:58

    We discuss what blocks your truth and ways to reconnect and see your truth with clarity.

  • When Your Truth Conflicts with Others | #34

    When Your Truth Conflicts with Others | #34

    Jun 26, 2022 • 18:14

    5 things to consider when your truth conflicts with other people.

  • Your Body Will Tell You the Truth | #33

    Your Body Will Tell You the Truth | #33

    Jun 19, 2022 • 16:42

    We discuss the importance of being able to spot your truth, the different types of truths, why you neglect your truth, and how to know when something’s true for you.

  • The Healing Power of Your Truth | #32

    The Healing Power of Your Truth | #32

    Jun 12, 2022 • 10:11

    We explore why we stop telling our truth, the power of truth-telling, and a compassionate approach to expressing one’s truth.

  • How to Live Your Truth in a World that Lies | #31

    How to Live Your Truth in a World that Lies | #31

    Jun 5, 2022 • 8:49

    Reconnect with your truth by auditing these 3 areas, and close the gap between your truth and your actions.

Season 3: Deep Self-Care
MYBREATHINGMIND (Season 3)
MYBREATHINGMIND (Season 3)
Connect With Your Inner Guidance | #30
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  • Connect With Your Inner Guidance | #30

    Connect With Your Inner Guidance | #30

    Apr 17, 2022 • 10:45

    When the noise around you is dialed up, you can feel confused and unsure about your next step. Ask yourself these 3 questions to help you connect with your inner guidance.

  • Self Compassion Won't Make You Weak | #29

    Self Compassion Won't Make You Weak | #29

    Apr 10, 2022 • 13:32

    What we’re getting wrong about self-compassion – what it isn’t, what it is, and how to do it simply.

  • Demystifying Life Coaching | #28

    Demystifying Life Coaching | #28

    Apr 3, 2022 • 16:34

    A life coach is a loaded term that means different things to different people. I’m demystifying the role of a life coach – what value they can bring, how to pick one, and who to stay away from.

  • Setting Authentic & Effective Boundaries | #27

    Setting Authentic & Effective Boundaries | #27

    Mar 27, 2022 • 16:20

    3 principles to set authentic and effective boundaries for self-care for empaths and people who sense and feel a lot.

  • Healing Doesn't Always Feel Good; Harm Doesn't Always Hurt | #26

    Healing Doesn't Always Feel Good; Harm Doesn't Always Hurt | #26

    Mar 20, 2022 • 9:39

    How do you discern what’s good for you versus what’s harming you?

  • Embrace Your Feelings & Have More Control Over Your life | #25

    Embrace Your Feelings & Have More Control Over Your life | #25

    Mar 13, 2022 • 15:26

    Most of us are bad at feelings because most of us weren’t taught what feelings really are, their purpose, and what to do with them. Understanding our feelings empowers us to have more control over our decisions and actions.

  • Don’t Let “How” Get In The Way Of Your Truth | #24

    Don’t Let “How” Get In The Way Of Your Truth | #24

    Mar 6, 2022 • 14:12

    We’re talking about the lies in our lives and the possibilities that can open up by telling ourselves the truth.

  • Get Unstuck From Perfectionism | #23

    Get Unstuck From Perfectionism | #23

    Feb 27, 2022 • 13:49

    Perfectionism is an outdated strategy that no longer serves you that keeps you stuck. The sooner you’re able to see this, the sooner you’re released from the perfectionism trap.

  • Inside-out Self-Care to Change Your Life | #22

    Inside-out Self-Care to Change Your Life | #22

    Feb 20, 2022 • 15:01

    What if self-care isn’t another thing on your to-do list that you don’t get to? What would change for you if self-care is how you do everything?

  • Recover From Any Setback | #21

    Recover From Any Setback | #21

    Feb 13, 2022 • 18:33

    What makes one person bounce back from setbacks and another spiral and lose focus? It’s these 5 drivers that build resilience.

Season 2: Intentional Living
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MYBREATHINGMIND (Season 2)
Ride the Waves of Productivity | #20
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  • Ride the Waves of Productivity | #20

    Ride the Waves of Productivity | #20

    Dec 12, 2021 • 16:45

    Healthy productivity helps us; toxic productivity breaks us down. If you’re experiencing the opposite of thriving while being productive, you might not be aware of the natural cycles in nature that help with your productivity.

  • No-Guilt Shopping | #19

    No-Guilt Shopping | #19

    Nov 7, 2021 • 13:45

    Heading into the gifting season armed with 2 questions to shop without guilt. Use your shopping power to amplify the good.

  • How to Communicate With a Difficult Boss | #18

    How to Communicate With a Difficult Boss | #18

    Oct 24, 2021 • 21:05

    Do this one thing to create a productive relationship when working with difficult bosses.

  • Improve Mood, Energy & Mental Clarity With Intentional Eating | #17

    Improve Mood, Energy & Mental Clarity With Intentional Eating | #17

    Oct 10, 2021 • 19:54

    Intentional eating gave me more energy, better physical health, improved moods & increased mental clarity. We also talk about the 4 most harmful foods to avoid for mental & physical wellbeing.

  • How to use your calendar to create a life you love | #16

    How to use your calendar to create a life you love | #16

    Sep 26, 2021 • 16:04

    Adopt this one calendar habit to change your life & use these 5 calendar tips to improve your productivity.

  • Be a Better Leader by Embodying One Simple Inner State | #15

    Be a Better Leader by Embodying One Simple Inner State | #15

    Sep 21, 2021 • 24:54

    What do you think is the difference between leaders who make the world better versus leaders that create more problems? The answer is this one simple inner state of the leader. In this episode, we talk about applying 5 principles of conscious leadership to create a better world – even if…

  • How To Self-care When You Don't Want To | #14

    How To Self-care When You Don't Want To | #14

    Sep 9, 2021 • 19:49

    We all know self-care is important. But what do we do when there seems to be a block between knowing something and doing something? We’re talking about how to self-care when we don’t know where to start or when we don’t want to.

  • Putting Stressful Thoughts to Bed at Night | #13

    Putting Stressful Thoughts to Bed at Night | #13

    Aug 30, 2021 • 18:36

    Why do we have stressful thoughts at night & 5 things that you wouldn’t think to do to alleviate them and have a peaceful night’s sleep.

  • Demystifying boundaries (only 1 thing you need to focus on) | #12

    Demystifying boundaries (only 1 thing you need to focus on) | #12

    Aug 16, 2021 • 13:58

    Think you have boundary issues, but don’t know where to start to fix it? Simply only focus on this 1 thing to begin setting and respecting boundaries.

  • Creating an Intentional Life | #11

    Creating an Intentional Life | #11

    Aug 9, 2021 • 11:31

    Kicking off Season 2 talking about intentional living – what it means, the benefits, and the first steps to creating an intentional life.

Season 1: Clear the Noise & Reconnect with Peace
MYBREATHINGMIND (Season 1)
MYBREATHINGMIND (Season 1)
A Tiny Word That Brings You Instant Peace | #10
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  • A Tiny Word That Brings You Instant Peace | #10

    A Tiny Word That Brings You Instant Peace | #10

    May 24, 2021 • 14:10

    To wrap up Season 1, we’re talking about the power of a tiny word can create more spaciousness to breathe, loosen the grip on unhelpful thoughts, and relax the heart and body.

  • 2 Mindsets That Prevent You From Being Happy For Others | #9

    2 Mindsets That Prevent You From Being Happy For Others | #9

    May 10, 2021 • 14:00

    Do you live in a competitive world? Do you feel like other people’s success deflate you? We’re talking about how to be happy for others, instead of feeling defensive about other people’s achievements. Specifically, the 3 mindset shifts that can help us find peace when the green-eyed monster appears. 

  • The Power of Self-compassion | #8

    The Power of Self-compassion | #8

    Apr 26, 2021 • 31:35

    What is it? Why we don’t practice it? How we conflate it with things like self-pity, self-indulgence, or being undisciplined. 5 simple ways to begin practicing self-compassion today to experience more peace. 

  • Finding Peace When You're In Between Jobs | #7

    Finding Peace When You're In Between Jobs | #7

    Apr 19, 2021 • 19:40

    Creating 4 types of spaces to guide you through a job transition. We talk about grief & re-defining your identity that comes with job loss. 

  • Finding Peace When You Have Trust Issues | #6

    Finding Peace When You Have Trust Issues | #6

    Apr 12, 2021 • 16:48

    What are the signs of trust issues? The difference between distrust of others vs. lack of self-trust? Where do trust issues come from? And 6 ways to find peace through it all.

  • 4 Reasons Why You Self-Sabotage & How To Stop | #5

    4 Reasons Why You Self-Sabotage & How To Stop | #5

    Apr 4, 2021 • 17:16

    If you’ve ever procrastinated, “cheated” on a diet, or “ruined” a good thing in a relationship, you know about self-sabotage. I talk about 4 reasons why you self-sabotage, and none of it makes you a bad person.

  • Heal & Recover from Burnout | #4

    Heal & Recover from Burnout | #4

    Mar 28, 2021 • 16:57

    I share my personal experience of burnout, what research says about the causes of burnout, and 5 ways to heal and recover from burnout.

  • How to Find Peace When You Have Imposter Syndrome | #3

    How to Find Peace When You Have Imposter Syndrome | #3

    Mar 21, 2021 • 20:05

    3 common reasons that drive imposter syndrome. The harm it causes. And ways to create more ease and peace if you’re experiencing imposter syndrome right now.

  • 5 Ways to Relax Your Mind | #2

    5 Ways to Relax Your Mind | #2

    Mar 15, 2021 • 19:06

    5 reasons that people don’t usually talk about when it comes to why our mind stresses us out and the 5 ways to begin to ease our mind. 

  • Clear the Noise & Reconnect with Peace | #1

    Clear the Noise & Reconnect with Peace | #1

    Feb 18, 2021 • 15

    In our first ever episode, I’m talking about YOU – your most precious asset, and reconnecting with what matters most to YOU. Also what you can look forward to in future episodes.