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Tune in for a new episode every Tuesday and Thursday to hear our honest conversations about topics like wellness, entrepreneurship, spirituality & self-development. IT’S REAL, IT’S RAW AND IT’S UNFILTERED. Inspired by our transition from our twenties to our thirties we realized it’s so much more than that. Almost 30’s mission is to provide you with the tools & motivation you need to propel your personal growth and to navigate any transition in your life. We are an online and offline space where listeners can gather, relate and connect to one another in our beautiful and global community.
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Now displaying: January, 2019
Jan 31, 2019

Blake Mycoskie, the Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, joins us today on the podcast. Blake created the One for One® business model. It is a business structure that helps a person in need with every product purchased.  In this interview, Blake brings us back to the birth of TOMs and how the giving model has evolved over time and continues to impact tens of millions of people all over the world every year. He is passionate about the latest initiative that TOMs has chosen to take a stand on: Ending gun violence.  Part of this initiative is to make it easy for any American to go online and send their local representative a postcard asking them to vote for universal background checks for the purchasing of guns.Currently, Blake is on an End Gun Violence Tour and needs our help. Please visit the link below to #endgunviolencetogether.

 

We also talk about…

  • Where the drive for entrepreneurship came from
  • Where the donated shoes from TOMs go
  • Creating a giving business structure
  • The challenges that Blake has faced in business
  • Having conversations around gun laws and violence
  • Blake’s newest business concept

 

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  • February 9: Unlocking Self-Love

 

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Jan 29, 2019

Today we are joined by Travis Alabanza. Travis is a performer, writer and theatre maker, and has been noted by numerous publications, such as Artsy, ID and Mobo Awards, as one of the most prominent emerging queer artistic voices. Travis is also listed in OUT as an influential queer figure, appeared in campaigns with MAC X ASOS and performed across the country and internationally. In today’s conversation the three of us talk about who Travis was before the world knew Travis, how they got into the performance space, and the vocabulary around nonbinary, gender non-conforming, and trans, and how we can better approach those conversations. We also talk about Travis’ book, Before I Step Outside, and how the idea for the book came about, and what the process was like for them.

 

We also talk about…

  • Their relationship with their mom
  • Dealing with harassment
  • Being an influential voice
  • Their spiritual practice and connection
  • The first open mic experience that Travis had
  • Burgerz, next project for Travis

 

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  • February 9: Unlocking Self-Love

 

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Jan 24, 2019

Today we are joined by the founders of Skinny Dipped, our favorite chocolate covered almond company. Skinny Dipped is a brand that we absolutely love and support, and we are so happy to be able to have them on today’s episode to share their women-owned company. Val, Breezy, Lizzie, and Chrissy, are all on to tell us the beautiful human, Josh, that sparked the creation of Skinny Dipped, how they have grown as a brand through the years, and being aware of the processing of almonds and other foods in the United States.

 

We also talk about…

  • Conversations around death, and how Josh’s passing changed their relationship with it
  • Figuring out the logistics of covering an almond with chocolate
  • Doing the research to get the best products
  • Working as women in a manufacturing world
  • Being recognized as a brand
  • The branding transition
  • What they’ve learned so far in building their business + what’s to come

 

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Jan 22, 2019

Excited to have Sam Bailey join the girls on the podcast!  Sam is a filmmaker and writer, and creator of the series, You’re So Talented. She is also the director and co-creator of the web series Brown Girls, which was recently nominated for an Emmy. In this conversation, we talk about where Sam’s creative origins sparked from, her first web series and how that began, and the friendships we have as women. Sam also shares what it has been like having Fatimah as a creative writing partner, and the friendship that it has blossomed into, and the incredible growth of their show, Brown Girls.

 

We also talk about…

  • The gentrification of Chicago
  • A play Sam dropped out of
  • Support from both family and chosen family
  • What it’s like to cast for her show
  • Learning Brown Girls is up for an Emmy
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Sam’s take on spirituality
  • What’s coming up for Sam

 

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  • Hotline : 1 (424) 272-1853
  • February 9: Unlocking Self-Love

 

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Jan 17, 2019

Amy Stanton, founder and CEO of Stanton & Company, joins us today! Amy has a passion for promoting and building positive female role models and messaging for women, and she does exactly that with her company. Prior to creating her own company, Amy was the Chief Marketing Officer for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, as well as the Director of Marketing and Communications for New York’s Olympic bid. Amy is also the author of The Feminine Revolution, a book about stepping into your femininity to create a better world and brighter life. In our conversation we talk about what it was like for Amy starting her own company in women’s sports, and what the feminine revolution means to her. Amy also shares a few ways to ignite the power of your own femininity straight from her brand new book, The Feminine Revolution.

 

We also talk about…

  • The effect that masculine leaders have on women
  • Writing a book with a writing partner
  • Crying in the workplace
  • Creating a space where men can be comfortable with femininity + embrace their own
  • Applying her book to her personal life
  • How dancing has brought Amy deep into her feminine

 

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  • February 9: Unlocking Self-Love

 

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Jan 15, 2019

You asked and we are delivering; MORE SOLO EPISODES!  In today’s episode, Krista shares her hormone health journey. Hormone health has been an extremely popular topic within our Secret Facebook group, Instagram communities, and in health and wellness at large.  Today Krista shares her own personal journey; the struggles, the wins, how she balanced her hormones naturally, and what she’s learned over the past few years. She goes deep, recalling when she was first put on birth control, the feelings and emotions she was having and deeming normal, and her decision to take an in-depth look at her hormone levels.

 

Krista also talks about…

  • Switching her birth control
  • Taking diet pills + over exercising
  • Getting her results from Your Hormone Balance
  • What the different hormones do + how their levels affect you
  • How she treats her body now
  • The Fab 4
  • How meditation has changed the game
  • Consuming less sugar + incorporating vitamins into her diet

 

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  • February 9: Unlocking Self-Love

 

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Jan 10, 2019

Today we have Darin Olien, founder and visionary of SuperLife, is the first ever health and wellness expert to be coined a ” Superfood Hunter. ” He is known uniquely within the health and wellness community as an exotic superfood expert, supplement formulator, and environmental activist who travels the planet to discover new and underutilized medicinal plants. Today we talk about his journey to creating SuperLife; from self-medicating, becoming more aware of his health and well-being, to his father passing away, and rediscovering plants and herbs. Darin also helps us understand what it’s truly like working with Indigenous people, and ensuring fair wages for them while still receiving maining quality, sustainable business practice. We also talk about how breathwork has totally changed Darin’s life, his experiences with Ayahuasca, and building a brand while also setting healthy boundaries.

 

We also talk about…

  • Finding his home
  • Problems with big agriculture
  • Benefits of using superfoods
  • Maintaining positivity while traveling
  • Making superfoods, like Barukas, more accessible to all
  • All about Barukas

 

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Jan 8, 2019

Arian Simone joins us on the podcast today for an inspiring conversation on resilience, determination, and faith.  Arian is the founder and CEO of Fearless Mag, a celebrity publicist, author of Fearless Faith + Hustle, podcast host, and philanthropist. Arian has an incredible story to share.  In this conversation we talk about Arian’s journey through entrepreneurism; from moving across the country, living out of her car and off of welfare, and the amazing way she transformed her life. Arian also shares with us her manifesting process, and the opportunities and relationships that she’s been able to manifest.We also talk about tapping into your inner child, and why that  is so necessary-- plus how Arian’s business has evolved over the years.

 

We also talk about…

  • Arian’s knack for building community
  • How important traveling is to Arian
  • Sneaking in to the BET Awards
  • Her spirituality through the journey
  • Arian’s new book, Fearless Faith + Hustle
  • Shifting your energy
  • What Arian is excited for

 

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Jan 3, 2019

The beautiful Hannah Bronfman joins us today on the podcast. Hannah is the founder of HBFIT, an online space dedicated to health, fitness, and beauty. We had a blast peeling back the layers and getting some serious realness from this superstar entrepreneur. Hannah is also a global ambassador for Adidas, a DJ, and is about to release her very first book, Do What Feels Good. In today’s conversation, we talk about Hannah’s parents and how she was raised, her introduction to body image as a young girl, and her views on the wellness world today. Hannah also shares about her relationship with her husband, and the support they offer one another as individual entrepreneurs and as partners in life and business, and the inspiration behind writing her new book.

 

We also talk about…

  • Inspirational resolutions from the Secret Almost30 Facebook group
  • Hannah’s career in fashion
  • Teaching herself how to DJ
  • The important of collaborating with brands you believe in
  • Staying healthy and well while traveling
  • Hannah’s top wellness tips
  • Her insanely cool nails and favorite stylist

 

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Jan 1, 2019

Happy New Year, family!. I’m sure you can relate–we arrived at the end of this transformative year and hadn’t given ourselves the proper credit for the highs and a moment to honor the learnings in the lows. We decided to structure the episode around a game we play over dinner or to kick off meetings: High, Low + What you learned. Our gratitude for #almost30nation pours out of us shamelessly–WE LOVE YOU AND WE DON’T CARE WHO KNOWS IT!!!  Our hope for you is that you see the light and limitless potential in yourselves that we see in you. Cheers to the continual evolution of you. Thank goodness you are changing from one year to the next. For those that don’t understand that about you, don’t worry. They’ll catch up. Shine your light bright.

 

We talk about…

  • Our dreams lately and what we think they mean
  • The self-work Lindsey has been doing as of late
  • What’s to come for 2019

 

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