What No One Tells You About Why Stress is Actually Good for Us

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We’ve all been taught to believe that stress is bad for our health.   I’ve discussed this at length myself on this podcast and elsewhere: how to reduce and eliminate excess, unnecessary stress to free ourselves from the potentially harmful side effects. However, I’ve always acknowledged that stress is an inevitable part of life, and it’s more about what you …

The Underrated Power of Stillness: Leaving Space for Miracles in a Noisy World

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Stillness makes us uneasy, especially in this world we live in where productivity and being busy is considered positive and useful, a badge of honour we all seem to strive for.  The problem is that when we’re constantly in motion, it doesn’t allow the space to allow other things to come in.   Not only that, but when we feel overwhelmed, …

Toxic Positivity & How Success Relates to Happiness with Melissa Pyne

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I have to be honest here: the whole idea around “good vibes only” is bullshit. There are all kinds of vibes, emotions and feelings, and all of them are perfectly acceptable.  All vibes are welcome here, because sometimes life is messy and overwhelming, and when we feel as though we should be only feeling the “good vibes” all the time, …

Celebrating Women Supporting Women: Girls Run the World!

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I’ve been reminded more than ever in the past few months the power of women supporting women.  There’s nothing else like it in this world. In honour of International Women’s Day tomorrow, March 8th 2019, I put together this exceptionally special episode featuring 5 different women, from various places spread out across the globe, all with vastly different life history …

Somatic Therapy & How Trauma Shows Up in the Body with Ailey Jolie

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After my own therapist started asking me to question where and how anxiety was showing up in my body physically, it occurred to me that I had never thought about the embodiment of emotion in the body that way before and because fascinated with the topic. When I started doing more research into somatic therapy, I came across the brilliant …

Busting the Myth that Good Girls Grow Into Good Women with Kimberly Paige

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Today’s episode is a little different, because it’s less of an interview and more of a conversation, per Kimberly’s request.  We had a LOT of fun digging into this topic, and hit on some pretty fascinating areas. Kimberly Paige is a Master’s level therapist and personal development coach. She has received in-depth training in systems like CBT, DBT,  and the …

Therapy, Coaching, Perfectionism & Why Feelings Are Not Facts with Topsie VandenBosch

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I was jumping up and down when I reached out to today’s extraordinary guest and she agreed to come on the podcast and speak to us about some pretty significant issues covering everything from anxiety and stress, feelings of isolation, and how to be objective about our own self-criticism. Topsie VandenBosch, LMSW, is a business coach for female entrepreneurs. She …

Increase Your Energy, Reduce Anxiety & Adjust Your Attitude

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Feeling weighed down?  Stressed? Increasing your energy can take some surprising twists, and a lot of it has nothing to do with working out.  Energy isn’t just a physical entity, a huge part of it is mental.  We’re weighed down by heavy emotions, distressing situation, anxiety that we cause for ourselves, stress, and lack of self-love.  It’s exhausting. Today we’re …

My Story with Alcohol

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My story with alcohol is a bit complicated, and I honestly wasn’t sure whether I was going to share this publicly. But women are drinking more than ever before, and if this episode helps even one person to change, shift or clarify their relationship with alcohol in a positive way, no matter what that looks like, then it’s worth it. …