EPISODE 1034: Prioritize Yourself

Feeling lonely in your relationship? Wishing he (or she) would make you a priority? I understand, I felt this way for years…it was awful! Here’s what I’ve learned about the key to PRIORITY, especially in relationships. If you’re doing this, I have a question for you…...

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EPISODE 1033: ILLusion Creates Dis-ease

Illusion is a false idea or belief. What if you have false unconscious beliefs? Don’t worry, today I’ll share a technique that will help restore EASE back into your life. ILLusion starts with ILL for a reason. Today’s S.O.L. STORY is inspired by the conversation we’ve...

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EPISODE 1032: What I Discovered IN THERE…Part 2

I’ve redefined fear, and here’s what I’m calling her… Here are 4 things I’ve discovered about fear: 1. It requires a new way to breathe. I’ve stopped holding my breath. Instead, I inspire. 2. It requires a new way to be. To be here. I tell myself, “I’m here.” 3. It...

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EPISODE 1031: What I Discovered IN THERE…Part 1

I’ve rediscovered fear, and here’s what I see…The Metamorphosis. Today’s S.O.L. STORY is a continuation of the conversation we’ve been having about going all out…all in…discovering…fear…scared…sacred… I call it “The Metamorphosis…” It’s a natural process, although it...

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EPISODE 1030: I’m OUT…All IN!

When you’re still hiding, and you don’t even know it….DO THIS! Today’s S.O.L. STORY is inspired by my own personal journey of adventure and healing. It’s led me to a new AHA…revelation…insight…decision…commitment. Instead of "trying to help you..." I’m simply going to...

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EPISODE 1029: Mother Your Fear

Best-Selling Author, Elizabeth Gilbert — Eat Pray Love and City Of Girls — taught me this powerful technique for handling fear. Please grab your SACRED S.O.L. D.A.T.E. JOURNAL (Daily Action To Engage yourself.) TODAY’S SACRED S.O.L. STEP: Where have you been feeling...

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EPISODE 1028: Open UP And See…

Disagreements, we all have them. And they're necessary to our growth if we're willing to SEE them THIS way... Today's S.O.L. STORY was inspired by a few intense conversations I've had recently. Is it a disagreement or resistance to growth? Are we here to know it all,...

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EPISODE 1027: The Storm In Your S.O.L….

Regardless of the storm in your life, these 4 words can change everything from the inside... Sometimes the biggest clouds are the ones we carry with us. And sometimes the only wave necessary is the decision to wave goodbye, while waving hello. We don't control a lot...

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EPISODE 1026: What Makes YOU Feel Nervous And Awkward?

  Today I share some true confessions, and hopefully help you in your journey from scared to sacred. Growth is uncomfortable. There’s no way around it, but through it. Today’s S.O.L. STORY was inspired by a couple things… 1. A decade old picture. 2. An almost lifetime...

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EPISODE 1025: Self Love Starts Here…

How do you know if you’re loving yourself or not? Here’s one way to know…and grow! So, we’ve been talking about judgment, and how it’s killing your love…life, right? Today I’m going to show you how to grow what you know, and GROW. Grow your love. Grow your life....

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PISODE 1024: This Is Killing Your Love…Life!

This Is Killing Your Love…Life! How do you define judgment? THIS is the meaning of judgment… And the REDEFINED meaning that we’re going to give the J.U.D.G.E.… Justify. Undervalue and underestimate. Discriminate. Give and get. Evaluate. And remember, your opinion is...

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EPISODE 1023: Sleeping But Not Resting?

  Today I’m going to share one of my biggest breakthroughs that has affected every area of my life… S.L.E.E.P. I take my sleep very seriously. I mean, VERY. And after this episode, I believe you will too. When it comes to sleep there are 2 requirements: 1. You do it....

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EPISODE 1022: ToGETher But Not “Getting Her”

Today’s S.O.L. STORY was inspired by my walk in Central Park. Perhaps you’ve been here too. I wonder... I LOVE LOVE LOVE walking in Central Park. There were people everywhere today. The grass was filled with people sunbathing, sharing a picnic, relaxing and hanging...

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EPISODE 1021: Ask And You Shall Receive…

What comes first? The love or the feeling? The feeling or the love? Is love a feeling? The love or the date? The date or the love? Is love a date? Or is it a LIFE? Let’s find out… We just finished an incredible 84 episode series…called "Enough Is Enough" highlighting...

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EPISODE 1020: How To Write Your Love Story…

In order to be a love story, there must be love. Here’s how to find it and begin telling a new story… Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I found my voice and wrote this little book.” Writing your love story begins with you finding your voice. It starts...

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EPISODE 1019: Taste Your Freedom Every Day

There’s a taste to freedom, a certain deliciousness that can sipped on and savored daily. Here’s how… Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I began to taste freedom.” Yes, and I began to... STAND. IN. POWER. Your significance, strength, and solutions are...

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EPISODE 1018: Start With Your Heart…

Connecting your heart and soul will make you whole. It starts with your heart, and the rest will follow… If you stay in your head, you’re dead. If you follow your heart, you’re fed. Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I realized my mind can torment and...

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EPISODE 1017: Give Your Life Attention

Perhaps you're experiencing ADD because you’re lacking your ATT…the ATTention to your call which is to first and foremost LOVE LOVE, LOVE YOURSELF, LOVE OTHERS, LOVE YOUR LIFE. Here's how... Have you ever thought about fear in this way? It’s usually not WHAT we fear,...

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EPISODE 1016: The Upside Of Fear

Fear’s not fear unless you fear it. So today I’m going to teach you a powerful strategy for dealing with fear… Have you ever thought about fear in this way? It’s usually not WHAT we fear, but WHY we fear what we fear. Imagine getting to that understanding, and no...

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EPISODE 1015: Self Love Isn’t Only About You

Have you ever thought that "self love" is selfish, self-centered, or arrogant? Well, I have great news for you...you're not alone. Today I show you why you're NOT alone, and why self love isn't only about you. Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I began...

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EPISODE 1014: Enough Isn’t Enough…

If you’re trying to be enough, it’ll never be enough. You’ll never be enough. What you’re really seeking isn’t a quantity, but a quality. This is what qualifies you… Kim McMillen discovered, “When I loved myself enough I forgave myself for all the times I thought I...

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EPISODE 1013: How To Release Your Baggage

Stop procrastinating your feelings. If your life has become heavy, overwhelming, or anxious, THIS will lighten you up… Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I learned to grieve the hurts in life when they happen instead of making my heart heavy from lugging...

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EPISODE 1012: Why Your Life Is Meaningless

Today you're going to receive your permission to matter. Real big. It all matters because you matter. Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I quit having to be right which makes being wrong meaningless.” If being wrong is meaningless, then so is being right....

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EPISODE 1011: The Cost Of Not Loving Yourself…

This isn't simply about the cost, but the HIGH, painful cost of not loving yourself dear soul...today we're going to expose it and make some new decisions. It's time to count the cost, so you can create the value. Kim McMillen shared, “When I loved myself enough I was...

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EPISODE 1010: How To Treat The Dis-Ease Of Judgment

This is the billion dollar cure for your ills of despair. The dis-ease comes and goes, like a chronic ailment, but it IS possible to discover the EASE that you’re seeking. Kim McMillen reminds us, “When I loved myself enough I could be at ease with the comings and...

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EPISODE 1009: Your Organic WELLTH

What would it look like for you to experience a life that’s working well…WELLTH, wellness, a life and life’s work that you love? Today you're going to find out how to begin the process of living an organic, WELLTHY life. What is it? What would you and your life look...

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EPISODE 1008: Your Teachers Of Anger + Arrogance

Have you ever thought that perhaps anger and arrogance are here to teach us something? Here's the lesson... As with any emotion or feeling, there are lessons in the madness... Kim McMillen reminds us, “When I loved myself enough I came to see how my anger teaches...

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EPISODE 1007: Listen To Your Soul + S.O.L.

When it comes to learning, we have education and experience. Without experience, there is no learning. The only way to fully learn is to live and listen. Here’s how… Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I stopped seeking “experts” and started living my life....

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EPISODE 1006: How To Understand Your S.O.L. Language

Your uniqueness is what makes you valuable. Being able know and understand YOU is key to loving you, your life + life's work well. Today I help you translate the inner voice of your soul. Kim McMillen learned, “When I loved myself enough I began pouring my feelings...

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EPISODE 1005: The #1 Way To Win With Fear…

If you desire to be brave, courageous, and fearless, this ONE thing will help you BE, even when you’re feeling super scared. Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I lost my fear of speaking the truth for I have come to see how good it is.” The #1 way to win...

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EPISODE 1004: Let Jesus Be Jesus And You Be You

If you're tired, fatigued, stressed, feeling burned out, or like you're drowning in your life, DO THIS... Kim McMillen reminds us, “When I loved myself enough I quit trying to be a savior for others.” Perhaps the one in need of saving is YOU... Here's what you must...

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EPISODE 1003: Where’s Your Wild Teenager?

Growing up isn’t for the weak, meek, or mild. It’s for the wild at heart. The strong, the bold, the spicy. And as my Gram used to say, “It’s not for sissies.” If you’re not channeling your Inner Teenager, you’re missing one of your SUPER POWERS. Kim McMillen said,...

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EPISODE 1002: The Pleasure Behind Your Pain

Your pain is in direct proportion to your pleasure. Did you know this? The next time you hurt, ask yourself these 3 questions and unlock healing you never knew you needed. Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I let the part of me that missed Kent feel sad...

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EPISODE 1001: Stop Fighting THIS Battle…

Are you so engaged with what doesn’t matter, that you’ve become disengaged with what really does? Here’s why and what to do about it… You’re fighting the wrong battle. You’re trying to WIN, versus winning. You’re trying to fix, instead of find. It’s time to find out a...

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EPISODE 1000: 1,000 Podcast Episodes…THANK YOU!!!

Today I celebrate a milestone in the podcast, as well as my life...with YOU...THANK YOU FOR SIPPING ON LIFE WITH ME...for 1,000 episodes and BEYOND!!! Thank you for listening...and sharing this incredible 1,000 day journey with ME...and your heart and soul!! Thank you...

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EPISODE 999: Redefining Alone

You are NOT alone, but I bet you feel alone, don’t you? If not always, sometimes. Here’s how to NOT feel alone. Kim McMillen said it so well, “When I loved myself enough I realized I am never alone.” First, you must realize it. Realizing it start with REAL for a...

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EPISODE 998: “Self Care” Is Dangerous

Today I expose the overrated and overlooked parts of self care. You must understand this subtle difference or it can be dangerous. It could be the difference between Health Care and Disease Care… Not all “Self Care" is the same or healthful. Kim McMillen reminds us...

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EPISODE 997: This Is How To Interpret Truth

If it can’t be interpreted at least 2 different ways, it’s probably not true. This is how to do it… Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I recognized my courage and fear, my naiveté and wisdom, and I make a place for each at my table.” We'll start with a few...

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EPISODE 996: Need A Good Laugh?

This is an episode that you're going to want to return to again and again. Especially when your heart and life are in need of healing. (Warning! This may be contagious...) Do you need to become the great laugher of your life? Today’s been a tough day. I was asked to...

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EPISODE 995: How To Be S.O.L. Not SOLO…

The first step in being alone is realizing that you are NOT alone. Period. These are the next 3 steps.. These are the next 3 steps... However, if you never get alone, you’ll always feel alone. Kim McMillen shared, “When I loved myself enough I began to feed my hunger...

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EPISODE 994: You’re Going The Wrong Direction…

Don't make these 3 dangerous mistakes with your heart... However, even if you're going the wrong direction, at least you’re going... Kim McMillen said, "When I loved myself enough I saw beyond right and wrong and became neutral. At first I thought this was...

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EPISODE 993: Stop Saying No!

Do you have a hard time saying NO? Great!!Today’s S.O.L. Training will help you say YES even more… Kim McMillen discovered, “When I loved myself enough I learned to say no when I want to and yes when I want to.” The key here is “when I want to.” Define when? Define...

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EPISODE 992: Why Being Scared Is So Essential…

  The next time you feel scared, instead of resisting it, do this instead... Kim McMillen reminds us, “When I loved myself enough, I learned to stop what I am doing, if even for a moment, and comfort the part of me who is scared.” Comfort yourself in those moments...

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EPISODE 991: How To Stop Resisting Your Persistence

Have you ever had that unsettling feeling that keeps persisting, and you’re not quite sure where it’s coming from or what to do about it? I have too, and today I show you where it’s from and how to deal with it. Deal with it? Heal with it? We heal it by dealing with...

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EPISODE 990: How To Wean Yourself From Distractions

  For you to create the love and life you truly desire, you must become single-minded in your focus. Period. The end. The beginning. This is how to start NOW… Kim McMillen discovered, “When I loved myself enough I began to see my purpose and gently wean myself from...

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EPISODE 989: Write Your Rights And Wrongs

We all have a history (HERstory.) How are you writing yours in your present? Today I show you how to begin sharing a new story. The only way to tell a new story is to get a new perspective. Yes, you can think of it like this...the number one weapon you have in writing...

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EPISODE 988: Are You Ready To Truly See YOURSELF?

In a world where everyone's trying to be seen, are you seeing YOU? If you’re not willing to see yourself and for yourself, you can’t truly be yourself. But don’t worry, I’ll give you a powerful mirror today… Imagine living in a place with no face... What do I mean by...

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EPISODE 987: The Key To Transformation

Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I started picking up litter on the street.” Everything has a place. And I believe everyone has a place. What he or she does determines the FIT. Where do you fit? You fit where you can do what you do. Do what you can. Do...

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EPISODE 986: Empower Your Empathy

  Gary Vee talks about the importance of EMPATHY. Today I talk about what it is, what it’s not, and how YOU can empower it. No matter who you are and what you do, being empathetic is vital.  And guess what? Those who love themselves well have the greatest capacity for...

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EPISODE 985: How To Heal Grief

  After going and growing through years of grief, I’ve discovered this about it… Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I could remember, during times of confusion, struggle, or grief, that these too are part of me and deserve my love.” It's time to heal...

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EPISODE 983: The #1 Key To Forgiveness

Holding “unforgiveness” in your heart is one of the most devastating things you can do to yourself. Today I show you how to make forgiveness become irrelevant… Kim McMillen discovered, “When I loved myself enough forgiving others became irrelevant.” This is my...

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EPISODE 982: How To Answer The Call In Your Life…

What’s your call? You may be thinking, I don’t know. So today I’m going to help you get the answer you’ve been looking for… Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I quit answering the telephone when I don’t want to talk.” In order to answer your call you...

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EPISODE 982: How To Tell The TRUTH And Gain Ultra Clarity

  If you believe a lie, then you’re living one. I know that sounds harsh, but it’s true. Imagine if you could live in the freedom and clarity of TRUTH. Today I give you 3 KEYS to tap into your truth and become hyper focused… Kim McMillan learned, “When I loved myself...

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EPISODE 981: This Will Kill Your Joy…

If you’ve been seeking greater joy, happiness, and movement in your then this is going to speak directly to your heart and soul. Marie Kondo (Bestselling Author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up) recommends we make choices about our belongings based on whether...

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EPISODE 980: How To Have A Big EGO And S.O.L.

Fear will stop you in your tracks, but what if you could make friends with fear? Here’s 3 things you can do today… Kim McMillen discovered, “When I loved myself enough I began to see that my ego is part of my soul. With this shift in perception it lost its stridency...

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EPISODE 979: Are You Compromising Your Soul?

  Let’s find out. And If you are, today I’ll show you how to STOP comprising in all areas of your life. It’s time to uncover and discover… 1. How you may be compromising. 2. How to STOP compromising. Kim McMillen said it well, “When I loved myself enough I began to...

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EPISODE 978: How To Live In Clarity

  Exposing yourself, naked and unafraid, allows you to patiently be the clearest version of you. Here’s how to get ultra clear… The clearest version of you is the truest version of you. Dear Kim McMillen said, “The impulsive part of me learned to wait for the right...

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EPISODE 977: Your Relief Is On Its Way

Would you be willing to enter into the momentum called the moment of your life — with a sense of relief, awe, safety, and security? This is how… This IS the way to relief… Kim McMillen discovered, “When I loved myself enough I began feeling such relief.” (This is...

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EPISODE 976: How To Take IT To The Next Level

When you're ready to MOVE, you can get to the next level. Here's how... Kim McMillen said, “When I loved myself enough I began walking and taking the stairs every change I get, and choosing the scenic route.” YOU must take YOU to the next level. STEP UP. In order to...

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EPISODE 975: Stop Forcing Yourself To Do This…

When you begin seeing it as abuse, you’ll stop doing it… FORCE. Stop trying to force yourself, or anyone else, into doing something you, he, or she are not ready to do. Kim McMillan reminds us, “When I loved myself enough I began seeing the abuse in trying to force...

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EPISODE 974: How To Be Responsibly Free

  Today I’m going to show you 4 things that you can do to increase your ability to respond versus react… Kim McMillan said it best, “When I loved myself enough I stopped blaming myself for choices I had made — which made me feel safe and I took responsibility for...

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EPISODE 973: Your S.O.L. Redefined

Looking for new meaning in your life? In today's episode you'll redefine S.O.L., as well as your SOUL. This message is one that we all need to hear…and be reminded of. Yes, your soul is a priority. Did you know that? Your soul is your mind, will, and emotions. 1. What...

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EPISODE 972: Sip On Life

Discover the secret to overcoming overwhelm, and loving your life and life’s work well. Today’s episode was inspired by one of our listeners who says this: “I love love love Dr. Shannon! I listen to her podcasts on the way to work almost everyday. I have been inspired...

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EPISODE 971: Where Do You Stand?

In today’s episode I share a new perspective on what to do when you fall down, and where to do it. We've all had times in our lives when we've fallen flat on our face, dropped something, or been dropped. What do you do in that situation? What does it take to get back...

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EPISODE 970: The Distinction Between Certainty And Confidence

In today’s episode I answer a question about the difference between CERTAINTY and CONFIDENCE. Recently one of my S.O.L SISTERS (after listening to EPISODE 98: Not So Chic In NYC) asked me to explain the difference between certainty and confidence. So here’s my answer…...

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EPISODE 969: Feelings? Believe It Or Not…

Today’s episode is perfect for those moments when you simply don’t FEEL like it, and don’t exactly know what to do with your feelings. It’s somewhat of a continuation of yesterday’s episode. So have you channeled your inner ROCK Star yet, my dear? You’ve heard me say,...

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EPISODE 968: Channeling Your Inner ROCK Star

Today I’m going to teach you how to access your inner ROCK Star, and infinite power. Do you know that you have an inner ROCK Star? The question is, are you channeling it? Today’s SACRED S.O.L. STORY #1 is about my rock skipping skills and what makes a great rock....

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EPISODE 967: Overrated Confidence

When I say, “confidence”, what comes to mind for you? Really? Do you feel confident, and how do you define confidence? Today I’m going to help you answer these questions for yourself, and get to know what true confidence really is by redefining your confidence. ...

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EPISODE 966: You Cannot Grow Forward If You Keep Going Back

Today I show you how to stop going back and move into the future you desire. It starts with what you believe. We all have belief systems that serve us, our desires, and the common good OR they DO NOT. In order to begin the process of identifying and changing what you...

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EPISODE 965: What Do You Want?

Today I'll show you how to go beyond your wants to a life of fulfillment. Often our wants are symptoms of a greater cause. The cause being unfulfilled desires. You must go beyond your WANT to get to your deep desires. When your desires are fulfilled, your life will be...

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EPISODE 964: When Making An Excuse Isn’t An Option…

  Imagine what your life would look like if making excuses wasn't an option. In today's episode I show you a new way of looking at truth, and regaining your power. Truth sets us free, and living a life without excuses is living in TRUTH and FREEDOM. What do you do...

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EPISODE 963: Lessons In The Pain

  Today's S.O.L. STORY comes from my most recent experience of pain. Whether your pain is physical, mental, spiritual, and/or emotional, this message will help you. The number one lesson is this: Pain is not your problem. Seriously, pain is not the problem. The CAUSE...

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EPISODE 962: The Same Change

Today I reveal the hidden truth about the change(s) you desire. If you want change in your life, this message is for you. In order for you to live the life you love and love the life you live, you must make changes in your life. You have power to change the...

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EPISODE 961: Do You Have Time To Play?

"Hey, do you have time to play?" This is what the little boy asked his neighbor. It made my heart smile. In today's episode, I show you that you're never too old to play. In fact, I believe it's vital to play at every age. How engaged are you with FUN in your life?...

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EPISODE 960: Good Grief

If you’re experiencing grief, or know someone who is, today’s episode will help you tremendously. I share a very personal story, and two major lessons I've learned in grief. All day I’ve been feeling like I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to share with you today. I...

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EPISODE 959: The Boob Job

  In today's episode I share a very personal story of self-love and acceptance. AND 3 Secrets that'll help you love your body. This is not about the job you did, or didn’t, get because of your boobs. This is about small-breasted women AND large-breasted (as well as...

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EPISODE 958: What To Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed…

We’ve all been there. You know, that overwhelming feeling of feeling overwhelmed. If that’s you today, please take a deep breath. Pull over, and take a moment. I’m going to remind you of a few things that I experienced lately in a highly stressful, overwhelming...

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EPISODE 957: You’re Only One Belief Away…

Today I'm going to teach you 3 things that must happen to take your NEW belief to a NEW level of an UNBELIEVABLE LIFE. YES, you’re only one belief away… The beginning of BELIEF is BE. How are you being as you’re believing what you’re believing? And as you’re believing...

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EPISODE 956: The Deception Of Truth

\ Today I’m going to uncover some truths that I believe will set you free, if you believe them. The truth is what we believe. But what if you’re believing something that’s not true? Here are some truths about TRUTH: #1: What do you believe? Look at your own personal...

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EPISODE 955: Is Your Life’s Work Working?

This is the SECRET to living a life that works. Are you ready? This topic of “life’s work” has been one that I’ve wrestled with at some level throughout my life. Even though I felt as though I knew what my “calling” was from the time I was very young. The journey of...

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EPISODE 954: How Engaged Are You?

In today's episode I'm going to empower you to get clear about how engaged or disengaged you are with your life. I believe this has the power to help you uncover and discover TRUTHS so you can LOCATE where you are, and engage more fully with life. Today I’m going to...

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EPISODE 953: Love Your Life Well

In today's episode, I show you how to KNOW that you LOVE YOUR LIFE WELL. If this was YOUR last day of life, would your life know that you LOVED IT WELL? Today's episode is a continuation of yesterday's episode. (EPISODE 952: How To Become The Great Lover Of Your...

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EPISODE 952: How To Become The Great Lover Of Your Life

If you're ready for a new kind of LOVE...a new relationship...that WILL become your "happy ever after," today I'll show you how. In today's episode I reveal the 5 Engagements of becoming a great lover. If your experience of life isn't the love story you thought it...

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