060: Reduce the friction, David Kadavy, writer, producer of Love Your Work podcast

“If you’re brave enough to follow your curiosity, then that place that you end up will often be a place that nobody else has been.” ~David Kadavy Here’s what I tried, here’s what happened, here’s where it might be wrong. I’ve been binging David Kadavy’s podcast, Love Your Work, ever since I discovered him on Jennifer Gardner’s podcast, RoamHowl. And Read more & listen →

059: Keep your day job AND your dream, Dylan Rice, singer, songwriter, guitarist, arts administrator

“The challenge is how do you not give yourself away? How do you keep your own soul and integrity intact? You need to have these reserves of your own worth.” ~Dylan Rice Crowdsource your perks… In this episode, I reconnect with singer, songwriter, guitarist, arts administrator and my former roommate from my early 20s, Dylan Rice. Dylan is an artist Read more & listen →

058: Cultivate brave space, intentional community, Licia Berry, Lisa Nalbone, Wendy Parman, Isabelle Rizo, Emily Stroia Gold

“There’s something sacred about passing the microphone to each individual woman and what’s even MORE exciting and sacred is the way in which everyone was LISTENING to each other.” ~Andrea Klunder In this episode, I have FIVE incredible women gathered to talk about intentional creative community and, of course, that pesky little impostor voice! My guests! Licia Berry… bestselling author, artist, Read more & listen →

056: Affirm yourself, Kelly Covert, Inner Voice Coach & Host of In Her Voice Podcast

“One minute does not change who I am.” ~Kelly Covert (upon reflecting over the disappointment of missing her triathlon personal record by one minute.) Everything counts… I met Kelly Covert online through a podcast mentoring program with Elsie Escobar (episode 044) and then in person at 2017 Podcast Movement and I LOVE Kelly’s presence. She is affirming, clear and joyful. She Read more & listen →

055: Let go of that desire for control, Sarah Buino, Addiction Counselor, Head/Heart Therapy

“Our baseline isn’t happiness, our baseline is contentment.. We have to actively seek happiness.” ~Sarah Buino Connection is the only way through all of this… What if we could stop talking to ourselves like an a*@hole? What if we could give up shame completely? What if happiness was only a perspective shift away? In this episode, I’m talking with licensed clinical Read more & listen →

053: Why I don’t like “self-care” and I LOVE Self-care

“…my ultimate self-care ritual was turning into an anxiety-creating monster.” ~Andrea Klunder How can we redefine self-care? It’s November — my BIRTHDAY MONTH!!! It’s the time of year when the weather begins to chill, leaves fall from the trees (at least here in the midwest), and nature is calling us to go inside, snuggle up with a cup of tea Read more & listen →

051: Take a risk, solve a problem, learn something new, Nikki Ricks, FemiNest

“Failure is okay, and you learn so much from failure… you would never know that unless you actually took the risk.” ~Nikki Ricks You don’t have to do this alone… Nikki and I discovered each other at a creative women’s mentoring brunch, but we didn’t actually meet… until she reached out to me after the fact and NOW we are Read more & listen →

050: Decide to create your own happiness, Katy Flatau, Mindful-U

“Sometimes you need to stop looking over the edge of the cliff and look around and notice ‘oh yeah, we’re all here together.’ There’s power in that feeling of community.” ~Katy Flatau Career change and life balance coach Katy Flatau and I talk about how to plan for a career change EVEN IF you are successful, EVEN IF your job isn’t Read more & listen →

047: Become a co-conspirator for social justice, Sarah Dennis & Ashley Lana Scott

“We’re all different and that’s part of human nature, to celebrate those differences.” -Sarah Dennis Calling in, rather than calling out… In this episode, I had the privilege to discuss the history and the current reality of racism in our society as well as the potential for change from the inside out (and the outside in) with educator Sarah Dennis Read more & listen →

039: Give yourself a real shot at your crazy dream, Jen Briney of Congressional Dish

“Give yourself a real shot at the dream, go for it, and if you fail, fine, but at least you gave it a shot and you’re definitely going to learn something that will help.” ~Jennifer Briney Create the thing YOU want to exist… We’re switching gears just a bit on this episode — we are talking politics — I KNOW TABOO!!! Read more & listen →