shame

Episode #45: Creating Female Friendships as an Adult, NAVIGATING shame and Living Your Kickass Life with Andrea Owen

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“If you’re engaging in the behaviors of numbing out. If you’re using alcohol or food or exercise or relationships to run away from the feeling and take the edge off. If you’re isolating and hiding out, meaning you don’t reach out for help when shit hits the fan in your life. If you’re perfecting or performing or proving, overachieving, self sabotaging. If you are participating in those behaviors, then you are doing it in an effort to avoid shame. Bottom line. So essentially shame is running your life and you don’t know it.”


Andrea Owen is an author, mentor, and professional certified life coach who helps high-achieving women let go of perfectionism, control, and isolation and choosing courage and confidence instead. She has helped thousands of women manage their inner-critic to create loving connections and live their most kick-ass life.

She is the proud author of How To Stop Feeling Like Shit: 14 Habits That Are Holding You Back From Happiness (Seal Press/Hachette Books) which has been translated into 16 languages, as well as her inaugural book, 52 Ways to Live a Kick-Ass Life: BS Free Wisdom to Ignite Your Inner Badass and Live the Life You Deserve, (Adams Media/Simon & Schuster).

When she’s not juggling her full coaching practice or hosting retreats, Andrea is busy competing in triathlons, chasing her 11-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter or making out with her husband, Jason. She is also a retired roller derby player having skated under the name “Veronica Vain”.

Things we discuss in today’s episode:

  • Honey badgers. Yup. We get weird real quick you guys.

  • Her big fetal position breakdown at the age of thirty one

  • How to make friends as an adult

  • Shame, and the way it plays a part in all our lives

  • Breaking free of perfectionism

  • Her journey to sobriety

  • Specific tools to incorporate positive self talk

  • Self care 101

  • Where to start if you feel like you’re life is a MF mess


LINKS MENTIONED IN TODAY’S EPISODE:

Andrea’s Website | Facebook | Instagram

Your Kickass Life Podcast

Honey Badgers

This Naked Mind

Gray area drinking

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Episode #20: Stop putting everyone before yourself without being a dick with Amy E. Smith

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"If I have to choose between other people approving of me or me approving of me, I choose me." 

Amy E. Smith is a certified confidence coach, masterful speaker, and personal empowerment expert. Founder of TheJoyJunkie.com, Amy uses her roles as coach, writer, podcaster, and speaker to move individuals to a place of radical personal empowerment and self-love. 

With acute focus on helping people “find their voice”, she is highly sought after for her uncommon style of irreverence, wisdom, and humor and has been a featured expert on Fox 5 San Diego and YourTango.com. 

Here are some things we discuss in todays episode:

  • Her two major quarter life crises and how the song Breakaway by Kelly Clarkson changed the game for her (it's a SUPER juicy story, get ready)
  •  The stress of working for someone else's dream and the path to a NEW light
  • The shit we DON'T say and how that can impact so many aspects of our life (except guess what, we say it on the pod)
  • The evolution of Amy's biz
  • How to say NO without being a dick
  • 3 ways to move away from people pleasing and perfectionism tendencies
  • How to meet animosity and disagreement in a way that will leave you getting what you actually want
  • Flipping the switch on guilt

LINKS MENTIONED IN TODAYS EPISODE

FREE TRAINING: 7 days to a more MINDFUL and CONFIDENT you

BUSY BABE'S GUIDE TO HEALTHY LIVING

Amy's Instagram 

Freebie: http://thejoyjunkie.com/free

Amy's After Hours Facebook Club

Coaches Training Institute

 

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Join our community where we chat all things real talk, and you get the inside scoop on guests, a chance to ask questions & be surrounded by a tribe of ladies who GET you!

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