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Almost 30

Inspired by our transition from our 20's to our 30's, we realized that it's so much more than that. Join us, Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcik, every Tuesday and Thursday for honest, inspiring and hilarious conversations about topics like wellness, culture, entrepreneurship, spirituality & self-development. We aren't experts or guru's, but we are your new best friends learning right along with you. Our guests will leave you laughing, reflecting and feeling less alone. What's even better is that we are an online AND offline global community that meets IRL and continues to thrive on love, support, and connection.
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Sep 20, 2019

Today, we are live from Propel CoLabs with the creator and CEO of Blogilates, Cassey Ho! With over 4 million subscribers, Blogilates is the #1 female fitness channel on YouTube. In our conversation, Cassey explains how YouTube has changed fitness, and how she mentally navigates the negative comments, such as creating the viral video, The “Perfect” Body. She shares the relationship she had with her body before YouTube, and how childhood insecurities can stay with us throughout our lives. We ask Cassey about her morning routine, how she stays motivated, and what’s upcoming with her brand and community. This conversation is all about loving your workout, cherishing your body, and keeping things simple!

 

We also talk about:

  • Keeping a simple self-care routine
  • How Cassey’s community inspires her content
  • Cassey’s view of the health and wellness industry
  • Creating time and presence for family
  • Shifting our mental space to feel confident

 

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Sep 19, 2019

In today’s solo episode, Krista details her Silent Retreat experience at the Art of Living Retreat Center in Boone, NC. For five days, she was free of EMFs, immersed in the Blue Ridge Mountains, meditating, taking walks, and eating based on ayurvedic principles. As someone who always needs to be ‘doing,’ Krista shares how these days of silence impacted her ability to turn inward, slow down, and shed the nonessentials.

 

We also talk about:

  • The Happiness Training & 5 Sutras
  • Bringing acceptance into your life
  • Forming your opinion outside of what others’ think
  • Not seeing intention behind others’ mistakes
  • Surrendering to the flow of life
  • Moving out of victim mentality
  • Being present during meals & eating slow
  • Connecting to your Spirit through play & laughter
  • The way Krista’s body released and energetically shifted

 

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Sep 17, 2019

If you’ve experienced sexual assault or some form of trauma, may today’s guest inspire you with her powerful story of resilience and hope. Brittany Piper is a sexual assault survivor who has taken her pain and turned it into purpose. She is a motivational speaker, sexual violence prevention expert, and healing coach who helps others transform their pain and believe in second chances.

 

Our conversation begins with Brittany recounting her story (this may be triggering for some). This leads into how sexual assault has been normalized by the sensationalization of it, and the sheer lack of sex education in the United States. Brittany explains the science behind why trauma survivors have lapses in memory, and physical ways trauma manifests in the body. She details her experience with learning to love herself again after being so disconnected, and shares thoughtful, grounding questions you can use to help heal your own trauma. We know you’ll be touched by her story, and the work she now does to make a difference in trauma survivors’ lives.

 

We also talk about:

  • Sex education in the U.S. & abroad
  • Media attention focused on attractiveness
  • The role race plays in sentencing
  • Tonic immobility & disassociation
  • Brittany’s modes of healing
  • Reintegration as a foundation of healing
  • The healing curriculum Brittany is building for women
  • Putting resources into those who are incarcerated
  • Brittany’s female healing retreats

 

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Sep 13, 2019

In this week’s bonus episode, we interview financial expert and the author of Rich Bitch, Boss Bitch, and Becoming Super Woman, Nicole Lapin! From starting her first job at fifteen, to becoming a CNN anchor at twenty-one…her story of personal and career growth is powerful—you can’t help but admire this inspiring woman.

 

From this conversation, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of financial wellness and creating goals. Nicole stresses the need to change your mindset around finances from deprivation to a place of aspiration. We talk about imposter syndrome, being of service to build a network, and Nicole shares tips for individuals starting a business. By the end, you’ll have expanded your awareness on moving from burnout to balance in your personal and work life.

 

We also talk about:

  • The #1 sign you have burnout
  • Nicole’s experience with imposter syndrome
  • Work relationships and peer mentors
  • Creating a spending plan
  • Opening the dialogue around money
  • Slowing down & prioritizing yourself
  • Nicole’s hobbies & her form of meditation

 

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Sep 12, 2019

Get ready to talk all things reiki, quantum healing, ascension, and aliens with the founder of Santa Monica Healing, April Pfender! April is a Reiki master teacher, meditation instructor, and author of Chakra Balance and Essential Chakra Meditation. She specializes in quantum healing practices, using plant medicine for healing, and holds sacred workshops and retreats.

 

April is Krista’s personal reiki teacher, so Krista shares her experience with training and shifting her energy. We dive into quantum crystal bed technology for chakra alignment and using specific energy waves for healing. April reveals how we have moved into the time of light, which explains the increase in people waking up to their own truth. We discuss everything you want to know about aliens, connecting with light beings, and understanding star systems. This is a conversation you don’t want to miss!

 

We also talk about:

  • Reiki attunement & the 12 chakras
  • Being in the age of Aquarius
  • Bashar Channeled by Darryl Anka
  • Interplanetary and interdimensional travelers
  • The galactic channel & star systems
  • How the planet is healing
  • Our connection with ancient cultures
  • Navigating skepticism around reiki & aliens
  • Plant medicine & our consciousness

 

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Sep 10, 2019

Are you looking to live a greener, nontoxic life? Then today’s episode is for you! We are joined by Kelly Love to discuss all things clean living. Due to serious health issues stemming from the toxins in food and cleaners, Kelly and her co-founders created Branch Basics—plant and mineral based, nontoxic cleaning products safe for the whole family.

 

In our conversation, Kelly explains the health implications of using conventional cleaning products, and the pollution it creates in our homes. Reading labels and ingredients is critical due to the lack of regulation and safety testing in the United States. Kelly educates us on what to avoid, and provides resources to make understanding ingredients easier, like using EWG and Think Dirty. She provides simple solutions, so you can begin cleaning out your home today!

 

We also talk about:

  • How to dispose of toxic products
  • Difference between unscented vs. fragrance
  • How not all ‘green’ products are safe
  • Ingredients in Branch Basics products
  • Looking out for toxic chemicals in furniture & paper products
  • Using the sun to help remove toxicity
  • Books L&K are reading

 

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Sep 6, 2019

Today’s special, Friday treat is from our summer series at Propel CoLabs Fitness Festival! Joining us for this live recording is Lauren Ash, the founder and executive director of the culture shifting, lifestyle brand, Black Girl in Om. As a yoga and meditation guide, Lauren has made an incredible impact in the wellness space with creating diversity and intentional sisterhood with other women of color.

 

In our conversation, Lauren shares how she found yoga and was called to create the global community of Black Girl in Om. We dive into the power of rejuvenation and rest, and the importance of giving to yourself so you can give to others. Lauren also paints for us the vulnerable picture of the work she’s done to feel deserving of unconditional love and support.

 

We also talk about:

  • The lack of diversity in mainstream wellness
  • Creating allyship for change 
  • Awareness of self for preventative self-care
  • Learning to receive
  • Becoming clear on your values to attract more of that to you
  • What Lauren’s looking forward to in 2020
  • Owning and honoring your emotions

 

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Sep 5, 2019

Today we are talking all things essential oils with the CEO of Vitruvi, Sara Panton! Vitruvi started as a passion project by Sara and her brother after Sara decided to leave medical school. They committed to many late nights while working multiple jobs. By combining Sara’s background in medical anthropology, her love for the science of scent, and her brother’s entrepreneurial skills, they’ve developed a line to complement your daily rituals. Sara shares the advice she’d give to someone pursuing their passion while still in their career.

 

In our conversation, Sara explains the science behind scent and our limbic system, and why smells can trigger memories. She dives deep into the history of essential oils, how they are created, and why they have such a positive effect on our emotions and immune system. And of course, we had to ask… which oils are best for blemish spot treatments, high stress, and what’s the sexiest scent!

 

We also talk about:

  • Face tools for skin beauty
  • Products to use for cystic acne
  • Carrier oils vs. essential oils
  • How Sara cares for herself as an entrepreneur
  • Why Vitruvi doesn’t promote ingestion of E.O.
  • How to be safe while using oils
  • What L&K eat in a day

 

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Sep 3, 2019

Are you looking to connect with people through dating, making new friends, or networking? Today we are joined by former Chief Brand Officer of Bumble, Alex Williamson, to discuss what makes Bumble different from other social and dating apps. As a company, they value kindness and respect, and empower women to make the first move.

 

Alex describes how Bumble ensures that their users have a positive experience and feel safe. For example, they are taking steps to criminalize the sending of lewd pictures. She gives tips for creating a profile, like avoiding group pictures, and the importance of showcasing who you are to avoid heartache. We love and appreciate how Alex really dives into the issues with online dating, outdated gender norms, and how you can find true connection (friendships and relationships!) through the use of Bumble.

 

We also talk about:

  • Feeling empowered in relationships
  • Advice to avoid abuse from dating apps
  • Respectful & compassionate dating
  • Bumble BFF & Bizz
  • Favorite stories from couples who have met on bumble
  • Establishing a strong brand voice

 

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Aug 30, 2019

Today’s episode is a live recording from our summer series at Propel CoLabs Fitness Festival! We interview former dancer turned Hollywood fitness expert, Simone De La Rue. Simone is the creator of Body by Simone, an at-home or in-studio fitness method derived from dance. It’s all about safeguarding against injury, avoiding boredom, and boosting body acceptance and love.

 

Simone is passionate about cultivating an environment of inclusivity, and using her platform on social media in a positive way. As a new mom, she shares how it’s taught her to balance her career ambition with family life, and learning to surrender to others’ help. Our conversation also dives into body love (especially after pregnancy), the healing aspects of dance, and balancing exercise with rest.

 

We also talk about:

  • Breaking free from identities
  • Being a mom & career woman
  • Overcoming postpartum depression
  • Connection between the emotional & physical
  • Simone’s favorite part of her self-care
  • Listening to your body for your nutrition

 

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Aug 29, 2019

Today we are talking all things crystals, tarot, and feng shui readings with the founder of Style Rituals and author of Crystal Rx, Colleen McCann. From cleansing a negative work environment, to tapping into intuition, to cultivating self love and body confidence… there’s a crystal for that!

 

Colleen does an incredible job at making this information on crystals and tarot relatable and digestible. Our conversation explores feng shui readings for your home, and the energetics of the corners of our spaces, including the grids Colleen created for each of us. She shares her best tips and tricks for using pendulums, using herbs and feathers, and rituals around the elements of fire and water.

 

Whether you’re a novice or an expert in all things woo-woo, this podcast is for you!

 

We also talk about:

  • Takeaways from L+K’s feng shui readings
  • Creating self-care that’s sustainable
  • Focusing on the value you provide
  • New moons, full moons, and planetary shifts
  • Natural vs. fake citrine
  • Importance of creating altars
  • Colleen’s favorite tarot decks
  • Having gratitude for the lessons in relationships
  • How to use pendulums, herbs, and feathers

 

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Aug 27, 2019

Today we are sitting down with the founder and CEO of Girlboss, Sophia Amoruso. After building the fashion brand Nasty Girl, Sophia went on to write #GIRLBOSS, and create a professional network, of the same name, for ambitious women! Our conversation explores bringing the feminine into business, and Sophia’s experience as a highly successful and impactful entrepreneur. She shares with us ways she stays grounded and nourishes herself,  like cooking and therapy. Sophia opens up about her fear of failure and the drive it provides her, along with what she is building now through her powerful platform, Girlboss, for women.

 

We also talk about:

  • Masculine/feminine energy
  • Personal & professional changes for Sophia
  • Facilitating relationships and learning
  • Knowing the company you keep
  • Staying true to yourself & your values

 

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Aug 23, 2019

In today’s live recording, we are joined by motivational coach, speaker, and world-renowned cycle instructor, Angela Manuel-Davis! In this short interview, Angela shares so many nuggets of wisdom on worthiness, breaking limiting beliefs, and not attaching yourself to an identity. In discovering our gifts, she encourages us to think back to childhood, and the things that inspired and brought us joy.

 

As a coach, Angela teaches from a place of heart and intention, and shares how her father played an instrumental role in developing that style. She emphasizes the importance of surrounding yourself with people who support and believe in you. By the end of this episode, you’ll be inspired to protect your energy by saying ‘no’ more often, and be encouraged to focus on the good in others, and yourself.

 

We also talk about:

  • Taking ownership of your worth
  • Living with gratitude
  • Attaching to your soul vs. your title
  • Recognizing & working through limiting beliefs
  • Importance of saying ‘no’
  • Angela’s self-care routine
  • Changing your perspective

 

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Aug 22, 2019

Today we are sharing our interview from Julie Solomon’s, The Influencer Podcast! Julie is so dedicated to her craft, and being interviewed by her truly brought out parts of us that we can’t wait to share with you. Our conversation dives into the vital role both our feminine and masculine energy plays in business and life. We talk about leading with our hearts, and how being too brain-centered keeps us from connecting to source and our inner voice.

 

You’ll gain insight into our journey with creating Almost 30, tips for growing a podcast, and the importance of not being attached to outcomes. We share how our amazing community has helped us fine-tune our mission and values! From our conversation, we hope you gain value and insight, because we are so committed to doing things differently in the space of podcasting, being the best leaders for our team, and making a positive impact on our listeners and community.

 

We also talk about:

  • Advice L&K would give to 20 year old selves
  • Why it’s difficult to stay heart-centered
  • Being loyal to a pattern of thinking
  • Rituals for moving into your feminine
  • Having gratitude for the masculine
  • Cultivating the A30 community
  • How L&K stay intentional with their brand/sponsors/guests
  • Biggest obstacle at creating a podcast strategy
  • Misconceptions about podcasting
  • What L&K have learned since turning 30
  • What ‘influence’ means to L&K

 

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Aug 20, 2019

Today we are sitting down with skin therapist and co-founder of Dermalogica, Jane Wurwand! At the age of 24, Jane, an immigrant from the United Kingdom, recognized the lack of training in continuing skin therapy education in the United States. This led her to open the highly regarded International Dermal Institute, which today has 37 locations worldwide. Dermalogica was born alongside IDM to provide quality skin care that was effective and free of irritants. It is now the #1 professional skin care brand in the world.

 

Our conversation with Jane is motivating and inspirational, regardless of whether or not you’re a female entrepreneur. Her wisdom as it relates to trusting your inner truth and never doubting or shrinking yourself is GOLD. Jane shares her knowledge on creating a company culture, the importance of knowing your values, and building a community around your brand. Her passion and devotion for changing the conversation around labels and the idea of beauty is so refreshing. Jane also gives recommendations and tips for taking care of your skin. You don’t want to miss it!

 

We also talk about:

  • Trampoline model vs. ladder climbing in business
  • What Jane looks for in an entrepreneur
  • Having an aligned value system with your business parter
  • Importance of kindness in leadership
  • Building a love mark around your brand
  • Using professional and retail products for acne
  • Jane’s philanthropy - FOUND/LA
  • Our relationships with our phones

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Aug 15, 2019

Today we’re getting up close and personal with Krista and her boyfriend, the famous ‘penny”, Justin Hall! This episode is a special one as they talk about their 6 year relationship, how they make it work, and what they’ve learned along their journey. You’ll learn all about their silliness and quirks, from Justin’s obsession with baby goats to Krista’s mind control tactics. Their conversation gets intimate and deep as they answer thought-provoking questions from the amazing ladies of Almost 30 Nation. Let’s go!

 

We also talk about:

  • Ground rules for their “2 events” agreement
  • How Justin’s relationship with his dad will influence his parenting style
  • Justin’s view of Krista’s growth on her journey
  • How they met & built their long-distance relationship
  • Krista & Justin’s wellness habits
  • When Justin knew he was in love with Krista
  • Their similarities and differences
  • Fear of missing out on other people

 

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Aug 13, 2019

Today we are sitting down with Certified Life and Relationship Coach, author and speaker, Stephan Speaks! If you’re looking for insight into the male brain, tips for dating, and keys for self-growth and healing, this conversation is for you. Stephan sheds light on not only knowing where to meet someone, but when to enter a relationship and if it’s the right time to have sex. We dive into the ‘why’ behind cheating and two important steps to healing from infidelity. Stephan is all about women stepping into their feminine energy, and shares wisdom on how to embrace it. From our fun and eye-opening conversation, you’ll gain knowledge and inspiration on finding, giving, and receiving love—not only from others, but from yourself.

 

We also talk about:

  • Choosing a plant-based diet
  • Self-healing’s role in relationships
  • Having honest & transparent conversations around sex
  • The emotional component of sex
  • Intimacy & Sex: social construct or how we are wired?
  • Top 2 ‘why’s’ of cheating
  • The power of color in embracing your feminine

 

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Aug 8, 2019

Today we are joined by astrologer, tarot expert, and intuitive, Jessica Alexandria! She’s the creator of BehatiLife, and provides weekly astrology readings and intuitive guidance through her wildly popular YouTube channel.

 

Jess lives in one of the most haunted areas of New Orleans and grew up in Jamaica, so our conversation begins with a conversation around her environments and how they have strengthened her intuition.  She is open about her current and past experiences with spirits and ghosts and is thorough in response to Krista and Lindsey’s curiosities around the supernatural. Although these encounters terrified her as a child, Jessica later embraced them as she used tarot as a tool to realize gifts about herself, such as her psychic abilities. Our conversation also sheds light on building a relationship with your tarot deck, the importance of setting intentions, and being open to what the cards are trying to tell you. Jess includes tips for using fire and candle magic, and connecting with your ancestors.   Finally, Jess shares her reading for the rest of 2019.

 

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  • The origins of tarot 
  • Calling in Spirit Guides with tarot
  • Cultivating feminine energy
  • Personal growth in relationships
  • Different forms of magic & rituals
  • Cultural view of body image

 

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Aug 6, 2019

Lindsey is riding solo in today’s special episode! She digs into her experience with EMDR therapy, and the incredible impact it’s had on her life. Lindsey did not grow up going to therapy, but was always curious, so finally began less than a year ago. Already she’s seen changes in the way she treats herself, and now has tools to connect to her intuition and find more presence in the everyday. Today’s share is open, vulnerable, and raw—plus includes a special surprise you don’t want to miss!

 

We also talk about:

  • How EMDR therapy works
  • Lindsey’s physical experience during EMDR
  • Focusing on feeling vs. thinking
  • Healing through inner child work
  • Lindsey’s ritual for inner child work
  • Lindsey’s spirit guides & spirit animal work
  • How therapy has helped her work, friendships, relationships
  • Working through feeling unworthy & shame
  • Showing up for your real-time feelings
  • Forms of self-care and therapy

 

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Aug 1, 2019

Today we are sitting down with the founder of Solluna, host of the Feel Good Podcast, and certified nutritionist, Kimberly Snyder. In her new book, Recipes for Your Perfectly Imperfect Life, Kimberly shares 100 plant-based recipes, along with tips for healing body shame and limiting beliefs to find inner peace for a joyful life. If you’ve never made her health and beauty “Glowing Green Smoothie,” bookmark this recipe RIGHT now!

 

In our conversation today, Kimberly highlights the need to move from a numbers mindset to a focus on how we feel. Our culture’s obsession with dieting and calorie counting disassociates our natural connection to our bodies. We discuss how addressing the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of ourselves can actually affect our health on a cellular level. For optimal digestion, Kimberly gives advice on food combining, and the ideal time to drink water or alcohol with meals! She also offers daily tips you can quickly implement for skin health, hair growth, and overall, feeling good in your body.

 

We also talk about:

  • Eastern medicine’s 4 level approach
  • Shifting limiting beliefs through food
  • Bioenergetics of plants
  • Herbs to go deeper spiritually & in meditation
  • Importance of carbohydrates & preparing them in healthy ways
  • Symptoms of candida overgrowth
  • Which probiotics can help heal skin issues
  • Ways to help balance your hormones
  • Lindsey’s reading by intuitive dating coach, Nikki Novo

 

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Jul 30, 2019

Today we have shamanic medicine teacher and ritualist, Mimi Young, joining us on the podcast. Mimi offers shamanic readings and healings, spanning from past life healings, to connecting with Guides and Spirits, to soul retrievals, and healing the ancestral line. She shares simple rituals to use in our daily lives, such as her favorite mantra, “In my sacred human heart, I feel and receive my love.”

 

In today’s spiritual share, Lindsey and Krista open up about the readings Mimi offered them. They intimately talk about their animal totems, and the personal insights gained from this level of understanding self. From Lindsey gaining awareness of her creative being, and Krista learning to integrate the masculine and feminine—it is a juicy, beautiful, and deep conversation.

 

We also talk about:

  • Mimi’s journey to becoming a shamanic practitioner
  • Practicing core shamanism
  • Links between shamanism & other healing modalities
  • Mimi’s experience with plant medicine
  • Ritual Mimi creates for her client’s journeys
  • Creating boundaries vs. building walls

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Jul 25, 2019

Today we are talking sex and relationships with clinical sexologist Shan Boodram, aka Shan BOODY! Her new book, The Game of Desire, is all about finding your ideal relationship and building confidence in your love life. Shan found her calling by going back to her earliest interest as a child—human connection. After many disappointing relationships, and reading countless (but boring) books on sex, she committed to her purpose of creating fun and accessible information for the every day person.

 

Shan emphasizes the importance of being in the driver's seat of your dating life—taking action and engaging in purposeful conversation. Her website offers quizzes to help you gain clarity on the type of relationship and sex life you are seeking. We discuss the different apology languages, turn on triggers, and strategies for dating, so your search for love is fulfilling and sustainable. Our conversation gets into the structuring of dating apps, exploring sexuality, monogamy, polyamory, and everything in between. Ladies, get ready for some sex talk!

 

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  • Actively working to build confidence
  • Being open and vulnerable with content
  • Educating yourself to be able to express yourself
  • Breakdown of creating your dating app profile
  • Exploring sexually solo & moving from shame
  • Health benefits of orgasms

 

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Jul 23, 2019

Our guest today, Jill Blakeway, is a board certified acupuncturist and traditional Chinese medicine practitioner. Our conversation dives into her new book, Energy Medicine: The Science and Mystery of Healing, a favorite of ours here at Almost 30!  We not only discuss how energy and reiki work on a spiritual level, but also the scientific research behind these healing modalities.

 

Jill gives us a better understanding of foods’ energetic properties, our ability to self-heal, and the role sound and vibration play in healing. She teaches us an exercise you can do RIGHT NOW to help ground and protect your energy! Between Jill’s personal stories and the science-backed explanations, our belief in our ability to heal ourselves and promote healing in one another is more palpable than ever.  

 

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  • Combining Western medicine & Chinese medicine
  • Expansiveness of love vs. contraction in fear
  • Emotional injury causing stuck energy
  • The importance of breath work in healing
  • The energy transmitted to us through food

 

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Jul 18, 2019

Today’s conversation with Afton Vechery is for ALL of us ladies! Afton is the Co-Founder and CEO of the women’s health company, Modern Fertility. They provide a comprehensive, fertility hormone test you can take in the comfort of your own home. The company offers more than just a test—they also provide research, education, and support to help in making decisions around reproductive health. 

 

Understanding fertility hormones isn’t only about potentially having babies—it gives us a deeper look into our overall health. Afton explains how different lifestyles and cultures affect fertility, and that it’s relevant to us all. Our conversation explains how the test works, the different hormones that are measured, and the deep understanding you gain about your reproductive health.

 

We also talk about:

  • What your egg count says about health
  • Deep look into PCOS and POI
  • Understanding egg freezing
  • Opening up the conversation around miscarriage
  • Modern Fertility’s timeline tool to help you plan

 

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Jul 16, 2019

Today’s listen is applicable for all the women in our community—from mothers, to corporate babes, to entrepreneurs. We are joined by marketing strategist, New York Times best-selling publicist, and host of The Influencer Podcast, Julie Solomon. As the creator of Pitch It Perfect, she teaches bloggers and influencers how to pitch to brands and create a sustainable online business.

 

Our conversation digs into who Julie was before becoming an entrepreneur—working that corporate life as a music publicist turned book publicist in NYC. She explains how she wouldn’t be where she is today without these jobs in corporate America. Her life advice on making the most of a job you don’t love deeply resonated with us. After relocating to Los Angeles, she moved into the lifestyle/mommy blogging space. From there is where Julie figured out her genius, and how to apply it to create her own business. We also talk about her life as a  mom, and experiencing postpartum blues after pregnancy. You’ll leave this conversation feeling motivated and uplifted to let go of expectations, and pursue YOUR unique path!

 

We also talk about:

  • Excuses we make to keep ourselves small
  • Shifting mentality to be more expansive and open
  • Getting clear on what truly drives you
  • Letting go of curated perfection
  • How to find your true zone of genius
  • Julie’s experience with a natural pregnancy
  • Authenticity and vulnerability online
  • Creating sacred time with your partner

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