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The Power of Storytelling - Episode 33
Welcome back to The Power of Storytelling! Licity, Marla and Leila - thank you for sharing your stories, your words, and your journey with all of us. This week’s episode reminded me that our dreams and visions are a reflection of our greatest joys, passions, and “aha!” moments. It’s up to us to trust that inner fire and inner vision, and to stay on our path, even when we’re not sure where our next step will lead. Have faith, and keep moving forward. It’s truly my honor to share the stories and provide the space here to share a little bit more about the women behind these words. I encourage you to check out Licity, Marla and Leila after you listen to this week’s new episode. *Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this episode are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Seek The Joy Podcast.  To learn more about today's episode and to connect with the amazing change makers who shared their stories, head over to the show notes section of our website here We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com  Show Notes: www.seekthejoypodcast.com/show-notes RATE AND REVIEW Seek The Joy! When you do, e-mail a screenshot of your review to sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com and we'll send you our NEW and improved #SeekTheJoy Guide for Infusing More Joy into Your Life!  SEEK THE JOY GUIDES: They're here and they're LIVE!! From our Seek The Joy Guide to Podcasting to Seek The Joy Guide Pitching Guests,  click here to learn more and get your hands on a little more joy in your life. JOY CORNER a new interview-style blog series spotlighting inspiring souls, moments that bring you joy, products we love, and so much more. Join our corner of the internet and check out this week's features. Ready to share your light, magic and joy? Get in touch here to share your joys, passions and moments of inspiration. a new post in this series goes live on our site every Thursday. “LESSSONS IN” SERIES: In this new series, we're sharing our reflections on life’s biggest lessons and the joys we find through these experiences - all to create greater connection and community. Every episode features a conversation that will inspire, motivate, and get you thinking- and we can't wait to grow with you. Ready to join us and share a lesson that impacted your life? Fill out our interest form here. Did you hear, we're on PATREON! Your support of this podcast means the world. Full of rewards and exclusive content, we can't wait to take this joy journey to the next level. Sing up to be a patron of the podcast here: patreon.com/seekthejoypodcast We are gearing up for the next episode in THE POWER OF STORYTELLING! To learn more and to submit your story, visit our website https://www.seekthejoypodcast.com/share-your-seekthejoy-story/ and fill out our interest form.
Sep 22
33 min
Lessons In Working with Our Inner Child with Sirena Abalian
Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! We're so excited to share the tenth episode in our new series, “Lessons In” with Sirena Abalian. Sirena Abalian joins us to share a lesson she’s learned about our inner child as our greatest guide and mentor, how we can begin to work with our inner child, the growth that she’s experienced as a result, and the joy she’s found. Sirena’s reflections, honesty, and vulnerability will leave you feeling inspired, and remind you that we’re closer to our joy and our truth than we think, once we reconnect to our inner knowing by reconnecting, loving, and forgiving your inner child. As Sirena shares, our inner child is always within us, they are easily tapped into, and they provide us this vast knowledge and guidance that helps us realign to our truest self and desires. Sirena Abalian is a mindset coach and public speaker who has helped clients quiet their ego and ditch their limiting beliefs to live their most aligned and high vibrational life. Basically she’s a mashup of Gary Vee + The Energizer Bunny in pint sized pixie human form. To learn more and connect with Sirena visit her Instagram @sirenaabalian where you can learn more about her 1:1 Mindset Coaching and Workshops. We'd like to thank today's sponsor, nOMad always at OM! nOMad was started by founder Phoebe Leona during a time of overcoming great loss in her life; the sudden passing of her father & an unexpected ending of her 15 year marriage in a span of three months. Through Phoebe's own healing journey & her 20 years of experience of being a yoga teacher/movement facilitator, she shares healthy resources to empower you on your own path. Her latest 6 week program, Who Are We Becoming? Our Healing Journey, gives you an opportunity to take a closer look at your life with a fresh perspective through the eyes of her very own somatic healing movement practice, mvt109 (movement109), and holds a safe space for you to share & celebrate your own story in the presence of an intimate group as a way of healing and celebrating your life.  Only a few spots are still available for this six weeks series. Join at www.nOMadalwaysatOM.com and save $50 when you used code SEEKTHEJOY2020 now through September 28th.  We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com  Show Notes: www.seekthejoypodcast.com/show-notes CELEBRATE WITH US: We are celebrating THREE YEARS of Seek The Joy Podcast on October 3rd! We’re celebrating this year on Zoom and I’d love for you to join! Save the date for Saturday October 3rd at 2pm PT and RSVP here!
Sep 15
23 min
Unlocking the Gene Keys with Jordan Cardarelli
Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! On the podcast this week is Jordan Cardarelli, a Gene Keys Reader & Guide. Jordan sees the Gene Keys Profile as your personal roadmap to your Highest Self. Through her one-on-one sessions she helps her clients to uncover their highest potential laid out in their Gene Keys Profile, then transform their beliefs to help them get there.  Jordan shares everything you need to know about the Gene Keys and your profile, providing clarity on your path and purpose, and the Gene Keys as the roadmap to your highest self. Jordan shares how we can begin to understand our relationship to our shadow, using the Gene Keys to confront limiting beliefs and fears, and how by working through the resistance we can begin to embrace our gifts. Plus, we chat about evolving through moments of joy and celebration, saying yes to the adventure that’s our own, what inspires Jordan, her biggest dream, and so much more!   To learn more about Jordan and her work visit their website www.jordancardarelli.com where you’ll find more information about her one-on-one sessions and her e-book "The Ultimate Guide to Your Gene Keys Profile", plus you can connect with Jordan on Instagram @jordan.cardarelli We want to thank today's sponsor, nOMad always at OM. nOMad offers new experiences within & around the world so that you can live a fuller life with more joy, gratitude, confidence, & connection through a variety of special offerings like their latest 6 week self discovery program, Who Are We Becoming? Our Healing Journey. nOMad's founder, Phoebe Leona, who was a guest on our podcast, leads an inner exploration through movement & storytelling, to unblock the obstacles that are holding you back from joy in your life while bringing to light our collective stories together. This series includes both private & weekly group sessions that create a safe container so you are heard, seen, and felt with compassion & healthy resources to gain a new sense of self confidence. Only a few spots are still available for this six weeks series. Join at www.nOMadalwaysatOM.com and save $50 when you used code SEEKTHEJOY2020 now through September 28th. We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com  Show Notes: www.seekthejoypodcast.com/show-notes CELEBRATE WITH US: We are celebrating THREE YEARS of Seek The Joy Podcast on October 3rd! We’re celebrating this year on Zoom and I’d love for you to join! Save the date for Saturday October 3rd at 2pm PT and RSVP here!
Sep 8
47 min
Yoga Wake Up: An App with Impact with Lizzie Brown
Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! On the podcast today is Lizzie Brown, the CEO of Yoga Wake Up, an app that replaces your usual alarm with easy, audio-guided yoga or meditation. Yoga Wake Up is made to be accessible to all. Their easy audio-guided yoga is beginner friendly and can be done anytime throughout the day or night. In today’s episode, we chat about: Lizzie chats about her entrepreneurial journey, building resilience in the face of hearing “no”, and the role of self-care and mindfulness in helping to prevent burn out. Lizzie shares the inspiration behind Yoga Wake Up, cultivating a culture of inclusivity, acceptance, and shifting the yoga culture, and why their teachers are at the center of the app. Plus, Lizzie shares the role of yoga in her healing and spiritual journey, the impact of Yoga Wake Up, the biggest risk she’s taken, her go-to mantra (it’s so good!), her biggest dream, and so much more! To connect with Lizzie and learn more about Yoga Wake Up visit their website www.yogawakeup.com and on Instagram @yogawakeup Facebook @yogawakeupapp and Twitter @yogawakeup. The app is free to download and comes with two free "wakeup" sessions, once subscribed you unlock all content and special features such as livestreamed video classes! To receive 25% off a year subscription of Yoga Wake Up, click this link from your mobile device https://ywu.app.link/seekthejoy We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com  Show Notes: www.seekthejoypodcast.com/show-notes CELEBRATE WITH US: We are celebrating THREE YEARS of Seek The Joy Podcast on October 3rd! We’re celebrating this year on Zoom and I’d love for you to join! Save the date for Saturday October 3rd at 2pm PT and RSVP here!
Sep 3
43 min
The Power of Believing in Your Dreams with Laurie Gerber
Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! On the podcast this week is Laurie Gerber, Head Coach of Handel Group® Life Coaching, an international coaching company, which specializes in teaching individuals to take focused and powerful action in every area of their lives.  During a time of so much unrest and uncertainty, so many of us are asking ourselves these questions: How do you dream? How do we hold a vision for ourselves during COVID-19? How do we believe in something that we’ve never had before? What gets in our way when it comes to dreaming? In today’s episode, we chat about: The power of a dream, how to dream with the Handel Method behind it, what gets in our way when it comes to dreaming, and Laurie shares her advice for anyone who feels blocked from dreaming because of quarantine and COVID-19. Laurie shares how we can start to believe in something that we’ve never had before, feeling our way to our dreams, and how by aligning your head, heart, and body allows you to create an action plan. Plus, Laurie shares where her passion for personal development began and how she found the Handel Method, what it means to stand in your personal integrity, the role of vulnerability in dreaming, what’s bringing her joy right now, and so much more! To connect with Laurie and her work with Handel Group visit their website www.handelgroup.com/ and on Facebook @HGLifeCoaching Twitter @HGLifeCoaching Instagram @HandelGroup and on LinkedIn here and you can find Inner.U, their coaching program here Inner.U  Life - Handel Group’s Online Coaching Course Learn to Human Better with Lauren Zander's online coaching course, Inner.U LIFE, the online coaching course that gives you the tools to get yourself unstuck, wildly happy, and thriving where it matters most to you: your relationship to your SELF, CAREER, LOVE, BODY, MONEY, TIME, and more. From wherever, whenever.  Get Inner.U LIFE for just $325 with the code SEEKTHEJOY (regular price $650).  Receive lifetime access with your subscription which includes: 12 audio coaching sessions from Lauren Zander, 1 free private coaching session with an HG coach, access to Inner.University and the 6-week coaching bootcamp with an HG Coach, 14 homework assignments, the interactive Promise Tracker to accelerate your accountability and track your promises and consequences.  Get Started with your SEEKTHEJOY coupon at: https://bit.ly/SEEKJOY-IU Talk to a human and see if Handel Group coaching options are right for you: https://bit.ly/SEEKJOY-CONSULT We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com  Show Notes: www.seekthejoypodcast.com/show-notes CELEBRATE WITH US: We are celebrating THREE YEARS of Seek The Joy Podcast on October 3rd! We’re celebrating this year on Zoom and I’d love for you to join! Save the date for Saturday October 3rd at 2pm PT and RSVP here!
Sep 1
43 min
Kelly Rutherford on Shifting Our Perspective Towards Joy and Choosing Grace
Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! On the podcast this week is Kelly Rutherford. Kelly is best known for her work as an actor, starring in Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, Dynasty and Pretty Little Liars, but truly it’s her soul, perspective, and kindness that sets her apart. In today’s episode, we chat about: The power of shifting our perspective towards joy and empowerment, the questions about joy we all need to ask, and children as our teachers. Kelly shares the connection between spirituality and creativity, how we can take our power back by seeing the good, appreciating others, looking for the joy,  choosing gratitude, and allowing ourselves grace. Plus, we have a wonderful conversation about learning to trust and allow, making ourselves happy first and looking within, her biggest dream, and so much more! To connect with Kelly follow her on Instagram @kellyrutherford   We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com  Show Notes: www.seekthejoypodcast.com/show-notes CELEBRATE WITH US: We are celebrating THREE YEARS of Seek The Joy Podcast on October 3rd! We’re celebrating this year on Zoom and I’d love for you to join! Save the date for Saturday October 3rd at 2pm PT and RSVP here!
Aug 25
55 min
John Clarence Stewart, Multi-Talented Actor, Poet, and Singer, on Art as Healing, Claiming Your Voice, and His Spiritual Journey
Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! On the podcast this week is John Clarence Stewart, multi-talented actor, singer, poet, and artist, and incredible human being.  You might recognize John from his role as Simon on Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist or Lionel in What/If, and at the heart of John’s acting and performing is a deep connection to self, and a sense of vulnerability and intimacy that stems from his spiritual journey and a courage to jump in. In this week’s episode John and I chat about: Where his acting journey began, growing into and claiming his voice, and art as a form of healing. John shares his spiritual journey, stepping into this space as a writer and poet, using his art to explore deep emotions, and the vulnerability, intimacy, and courage it takes to truly experience life. Plus, John shares how he’s changed his perspective of joy, exploring, learning, and remembering the fullest expression of ourselves, he shares one of his beautiful poems with us, his biggest dream, and so much more! You can connect with John on Instagram @jstewiii and Twitter @stewart_iii and you can check out Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist here The books John mentioned in today’s episode: The Seat of The Soul The Power of Now The Celestine Prophecy The One Life We Are Given Daring Greatly Experiments in Truth We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com  Show Notes: www.seekthejoypodcast.com/show-notes
Aug 18
59 min
The Power of Storytelling - Episode 32
Welcome back to The Power of Storytelling! Helene and Veronica - thank you for sharing your stories, your words, and your journey with all of us. This month’s episode reminded me that our choice to live our message is healing, empowering, courageous, and the source of so much joy. When we believe and honor in ourselves, our choices, and our hearts - we can inspire and empower others to do the same. There is always a reason behind what we experience, and there is always an opportunity to transform our experiences into something more. It’s truly my honor to share the stories and provide the space here to share a little bit more about the women behind these words. I encourage you to check out Helene and Veronica after you listen to this week’s new episode. *Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this episode are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Seek The Joy Podcast.  To learn more about today's episode and to connect with the amazing change makers who shared their stories, head over to the show notes section of our website here We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com  Show Notes: www.seekthejoypodcast.com/show-notes RATE AND REVIEW Seek The Joy! When you do, e-mail a screenshot of your review to sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com and we'll send you our NEW and improved #SeekTheJoy Guide for Infusing More Joy into Your Life!  SEEK THE JOY GUIDES: They're here and they're LIVE!! From our Seek The Joy Guide to Podcasting to Seek The Joy Guide Pitching Guests,  click here to learn more and get your hands on a little more joy in your life. JOY CORNER a new interview-style blog series spotlighting inspiring souls, moments that bring you joy, products we love, and so much more. Join our corner of the internet and check out this week's features. Ready to share your light, magic and joy? Get in touch here to share your joys, passions and moments of inspiration. a new post in this series goes live on our site every Thursday. “LESSSONS IN” SERIES: In this new series, we're sharing our reflections on life’s biggest lessons and the joys we find through these experiences - all to create greater connection and community. Every episode features a conversation that will inspire, motivate, and get you thinking- and we can't wait to grow with you. Ready to join us and share a lesson that impacted your life? Fill out our interest form here. Did you hear, we're on PATREON! Your support of this podcast means the world. Full of rewards and exclusive content, we can't wait to take this joy journey to the next level. Sing up to be a patron of the podcast here: patreon.com/seekthejoypodcast We are gearing up for the next episode in THE POWER OF STORYTELLING! To learn more and to submit your story, visit our website https://www.seekthejoypodcast.com/share-your-seekthejoy-story/ and fill out our interest form.
Aug 13
26 min
Lessons in Knowing Our Worth Beyond Productivity with Nicole Swartz
Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! We're so excited to share the ninth episode in our new series, “Lessons In”. Nicole Swartz joins us to share a lesson she’s learned about knowing our worth beyond how productive we are, in both her career and personal life, the growth that came from this experience, and the joy she’s found. Her reflections, honesty, and vulnerability will leave you feeling inspired, and remind you that we are so much more than the businesses we build, the promotions we do or don’t receive, and how successful we might appear from the outside. What matters is who we are, and not what we achieve. Nicole Swartz is an attorney for women business owners. She helps women start and grow their business with formation, contracts, trademarks, copyrights, and funding. Nicole is featured as an expert in Forbes, the Washington Post, Girlboss, and at events like Alt Summit, Craftcation, and SXSW. She lives in Austin, TX with her husband and two pitbull rescues, Gator and Russell. To learn more and connect with Nicole visit her website www.sproutlaw.com and www.celestinesocial.com and on Instagram @sproutlaw @celestinesocial and you can find her Podcast “Cash is Queen” here We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com  Show Notes: www.seekthejoypodcast.com/show-notes
Aug 11
18 min
HONOR Mornings: Giving Back and Serving the World through Acts of Self-Love with Kitiya Skye
Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! On the podcast this week is Kitiya Skye, the founder of HONOR Mornings.  HONOR Mornings™ is a 100% organic, vegan and sweetener free powdered smoothie mixture comprised of the ideal combination of plant protein, supergreens, spirulina and adaptogenic mushrooms and herbs to nourish the body, mind, and soul. It’s made of the highest quality vegan protein powder, mucuna, reishi, maca, spirulina, and other supergreens to help you glow from within and feel amazing. It’s Smoothies with Superpowers! In this week’s episode:  Kitiya’s journey creating HONOR Mornings, the inspiration behind her brand, creating from a space of service and love, and why it’s important to take the leap and push beyond your fear. Kitiya shares her path to self-love, defining self-love on our own terms, her tips and resources to gain greater self-awareness, and the impact quarantine has had on her perspective, relationships and joy. Plus, Kitiya shares why it’s important to honor who we are and serve the world with our uniqueness, her favorite compassionate affirmations, the impact of HONOR Mornings, her biggest dream, and so much more! To learn more about Kitiya and Honor Mornings visit her website https://honormornings.com and on Facebook @honormornings Twitter @honormornings and Instagram @honormornings @kitiyaskye We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com  Show Notes: www.seekthejoypodcast.com/show-notes
Aug 6
45 min
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