Find Your Awesome with Karen Millsap

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Karen Millsap is a resilience coach and founder of The Groflo community. At only 29 years old, she suddenly became a widow when her husband, Richard, was tragically killed. On her journey of healing, she discovered powerful life-changing habits that helped her find her way back to a whole heart. Karen's work has been featured in Forbes, on Good Morning America, MSNBC, and a variety of podcasts. She's also a regular contributor to Arianna Huffington's THRIVE Global community. 

“If you hate where you are right now, you can literally make a choice to start moving in a different direction.”

- Karen Millsap 

This episode starts out in a dark moment and grows from there. Karen talks about how she took the worst point in her life and used it to make the change she needed. We talk about fears; we talk about choices. We cover a lot of ground, so pull up a chair and listen up! 

“Our response to life is what shapes our quality of life.”

- Karen Millsap

Find Karen on her website at:
https://www.karenmillsap.com

Follow her on Instagram at:
https://www.instagram.com/the.groflo/

And she’s on Facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/the.groflo

Music: bensound.com

Find Your Awesome with Patty Lennon

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Patty Lennon is a business coach, keynote speaker and best selling author that inspires audiences to lead and sell with passion and purpose. She is an expert business coach that believes our businesses are not only a way to make money and contribute to our fellow humans but also a conduit for our soul’s evolution. Patty is committed to helping her fellow entrepreneurs learn to grow their businesses from a place of love rather than fear and experience the true power, prosperity and peace that arises when they do.

“If the worst emotions you encounter don't control you, you have real freedom.” 

- Patty Lennon

This is an emotional episode—and worth a listen! We start out talking about loss and the incredible importance of kindness to the value of remembering how to fly. We move on to discuss how women and men have different socializations around money, and how that impacts us all, particularly entrepreneurs. Pull up a chair and have a listen!    

“Your problem is a receiving problem.” 

- Patty Lennon  

“[For women] being able to limit the amount of money that goes out the door is the goal; whereas men are socialized to maximize the amount of money that comes in the door.” 

- Patty Lennon

Find Patty on her website at:
https://www.PattyLennon.com

And she’s on Facebook:
www.facebook.com/PattyALennon

You can listen to her podcast at:
https://www.pattylennon.com/the-wealth-and-purpose-podcast/

Music: bensound.com

Find Your Awesome with Shirley Harvey

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Shirley Harvey is an Artist and Channel who uses her ability to channel directly from spirit to create beautifully unique sacred soul paintings for clients. Throughout all her work, Shirley has been fascinated with capturing the true soul's essence and exploring the light and the dark aspects of our true nature, bringing all our parts back home to ourselves. Her paintings capture the dance between the light and dark, and the multifaceted dimensions of our truth, using sacred color, sacred geometry and sacred sound, she weaves ritual and prayer into all her work, building layers of love light energy into each work of art. Originally from the UK, she now lives in Montreal, Canada with her son and 2 cats.

“We’re so keen when we dip to bolt back up again. But that dip is so special. That dip is so valuable; that’s where all the gems are. The gems are hidden deep in the earth.” 

- Shirley Harvey 

Welcome to a magical episode with a magical being. We talk about spiritual homes and getting out of your own way to let the universe speak through you. As always, people, the key is to trust like a mofo!  

“When we try to micromanage everything, it’s like we spend our whole time grasping and clutching at everything, and all we’re doing is making a bigger mess.”

- Shirley Harvey 

“It always was scary to surrender. I hated this word surrender and it felt to me like giving up. “Offering” feels so different.”

- Shirley Harvey 

Find Shirley on her website at:
https://www.shirleyharvey.com

And she’s on Instagram:
http://www.instagram.com/shirleyharvey

You can also find her on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/shirley.harvey.796

Music: bensound.com

Find Your Awesome with Angella Johnson

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Frequently referred to as a “messaging and marketing genius” and the “Harry Potter” for business, Angella Johnson blends the world of strategy and intuition together to guide entrepreneurs to make great money doing the work they love. She is known for her game-changing and simple strategies, authentic vulnerability and deeply intuitive coaching. She blazes the path for entrepreneurs to trust themselves, break the rules, and radically change what they think is possible and make more money without the hustle or hype.

Angella has shared stages with dozens of visionary leaders including Lisa Nichols, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Lynn Twist. When Angella isn’t working with her private clients, hosting events and retreats, or facilitating her group programs, she’s creating art, writing, or spending time with her friends and family in the beautiful state of Utah in the US.

“What if I just trust I’m always where I am supposed to be--and there is always a choice that I don’t know is possible?”
- Angella Johnson

 From the wonders of childhood epiphanies to the joys of exploration as we grow up, we cover a lot of ground in this episode. We talk about accepting that there are always choices that we can't see and that we need to learn to trust that we are exactly where we are supposed to be. Angella shares how the truths she’s learned applies as much to her career as an entrepreneur as it does for life and health.

“Trust yourself more.”
- Angella Johnson 

Find Angella on her website at:
https://angellajohnson.com

And she’s on Facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/Angellamjohnson

Music: bensound.com

Find Your Awesome with Gia Duke

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Gia Duke is the author of Get Your Heart On: The How-To Guide for People Who Want to Make a Difference. A passionate humanitarian, Gia founded the nonprofit Re:mix for foster youth, has done aid work in Africa, and has worked directly with animal rescue organizations. 

Through her work as a speaker, facilitator, and creator of the Revolution Super Love movement, she is on a mission to brighten the world through creating more love, compassion, and understanding. She works alongside big-hearted women and men who want to get clear on what matters most and generate the guts to go after it.

“You are not alone. And every problem in the world is not yours to solve.”

- Gia Duke

We’re not here to save the world or to fix the world. We’re here to change the world and to put a whole lot of love into it. Gia and I talk about how hard it can be to make the shift from rescuing to helping, and how important that shift is to protecting both yourself and the person/people you want to help. The key thing is to remember that you aren’t alone. There are people all around you doing their thing to make this planet a better place. Find what you are drawn to and commit to that.  

“There are so many people doing amazing things, you don’t have to recreate it and do something on your own after every trauma in the world. It’s not as effective to do everybody else’s job; we can do it all together.”

- Gia Duke

Find Gia on her website at:
http://giaduke.com

Follow her on Instagram at:
https://www.instagram.com/giaduke/

And she’s on Facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/giadukeproductions/

To find out more about Gia’s book, head to:
http://giaduke.com/the-book/

Music: bensound.com

Find Your Awesome with Melanie Klein

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Melanie Klein, M.A., is an empowerment coach, thought leader and influencer in the areas of body confidence, authentic empowerment, and visibility. She is a writer, speaker, and professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies. Her areas of interest and specialty include media literacy education, body image, and the intersectional analysis of systems of power and privilege. She co-founded the Yoga and Body Image Coalition in 2014 and is the co-founder of The Joy Revolution. She has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1996 and currently lives in Santa Monica.

“Just because we have power doesn’t mean we are taking it away from anyone else.”

- Melanie Klein

 Melanie leads us on a journey of empowerment, growth, curiosity and joy in this episode. We explore masculine and feminine energies, sexism and the patriarchy. Lean in, my friends. There’s wisdom here.  

“I’m all about righteous rage – huge fan of that. But often there comes a point where it needs to transmute to something else or it has to be very carefully channeled so it doesn’t burn our fingers.”

- Melanie Klein 

“There is plenty of space for everyone to have their own growth process, their own evolution process. And I think its all great as long as we are conscious of it and we own the choices that we’re making.”

-  Melanie Klein

Find Melanie on her website at:
http://www.melaniecklein.com/ and at http://thejoyrevolution.org/

Follow her on Instagram at:
https://www.instagram.com/melmelklein

She’s also on Instagram at:
https://www.instagram.com/ybicoaltion & https://www.instagram.com/thejoyrev

To find out more about Melanie’s books, head over to:
http://ybicoalition.com/

Read the Ms. Magazine article Melanie mentions here:
https://msmagazine.com/2011/03/31/click-its-not-you-its-patriarchy/

Music: bensound.com

Find Your Awesome with Angelina Lombardo

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Angelina is a best selling author and coach who works with individuals in the sex industry, helping them live more aligned, wealthy, and powerful lives in society. She is devoted to breaking down the stigma society places on men and women in the sex industry, and coaches from experience.  

“It’s very important to know who you are so that you don’t hold everyone else’s shit.”

- Angelina Lombardo 

Angelina and I get real, talking about the difference between inner and outer conversations and we dig into surrender…really, really dig into it. Buckle up, listeners, because this episode just speeds up with the truth bombs as it unfolds in all of its glory! 

“When my body broke, that’s when true surrender really took place.”

- Angelina Lombardo

“It is NOT our job in any way shape or form to hold any outside shame for what we have actually been through. To take that on is actually victimizing yourself over. And it is extremely harmful.”

- Angelina Lombardo

Find Angelina on her website at:
https://www.angelinalombardo.com/

To get a free copy of her book, “Love Letters to a Stripper” at:
https://www.angelinalombardo.com/lets-talk

Music: bensound.com

Find Your Awesome with Kelly Notaras

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Kelly Notaras is an author, speaker, book editor and entrepreneur. She started her book-editing career right out of college by moving to New York, where she worked in the editorial divisions at Avon Books, HarperCollins, Penguin USA and Hyperion Books. She then relocated to Boulder, CO where she became the VP, Associate Publisher at spirituality publisher Sounds True. There she received her education in transformational nonfiction, editing books by Sharon Salzberg, Adyashanti, Krishna Das, David Deida and many more.

“The more intimate I am willing to be with myself, the safer I become for others to open up to, and to be vulnerable to.”

- Kelly Notaras 

Kelly went freelance in 2010 and since then has edited a wide variety of books, including New York Times bestsellers The Tapping Solution by Nick Ortner and Pussy: A Reclamation by Regena Thomashauer. But her proudest accomplishment is her book studio, kn literary arts, which since 2013 has helped over 600 authors get their transformational wisdom onto the page and into the world. With a network of 35 editors, writers and coaches, and $1 million in expected revenues in 2019, the company is dedicated to amplifying positive change in the world through the medium of books.

 “Books are born on their own schedule.”

- Kelly Notaras

In this episode, Kelly walks us through when she realized she was ready to write her own book and what she’s learned from working inside the publishing industry. And then we jump into Kelly’s experience with meditation. If you've ever wondered what goes into writing a book, listen up. And if you’re curious about consciousness and meditation, dive in. There’s wisdom here.

“[Meditation] is a beautiful way to study what it means to be a human being.”

- Kelly Notaras

Find Kelly on her website at:
https://knliterary.com

Listen to this episode for a discount on working with the incredible editors at kn literary arts

And check out her book, “The Book You Were Born to Write” at:
https://knliterary.com/born-to-write-homepage

Music: bensound.com