Discover A Better You
By Christina Roberson
Welcome to Discover A Better You Podcast with your host Coach Christina. This podcast is a resource for anyone desiring a more connected, balanced, and fulfilled life. Last year our focus was Relationships, which is still a focal point in our episodes. But this year I’ll be bringing on Guest Experts each month with various expertise in every field of Self Improvement. We’ll dig into Mindset, Self Love, Boundaries, Healing from Trauma, Faith, Mental Illness, Fitness/Health, Beauty. Please send your requests for topics! I can’t wait for this year to inspire and grow you!
#87 Poetry for a Cause (in support of San Antonio Foundation)
*Special Episode for a cause! A compilation of poems being read in support of San Antonio Foundation. We also want to thank our presenters for contributing to this support. This presentation is an example of one caring member bringing together support, ideas, and values of our shared communities. So as we close out this presentation, we ask you to please join us in supporting the San Antonio Foundation by visiting their website www.sanaf.org
June 10, 2020
#86 Truths After Trauma: A 7 Step Guide to Refocusing Post Break-up
I give you examples of 7 questions you may be asking yourself following a breakup. Then I reassure you with truths and actionable steps to combat each of those concerns. Just a reminder, no matter what stage you’re at processing a trauma or heart break, you are whole, complete, beautiful, and loved! 💕 Here is my link to the video post regarding step 4: https://www.instagram.com/tv/B_lTgy6ndaQ/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet and for your own downloadable copy of all 7 steps, click here: https://forms.gle/usaNbspBUNgbm6cW9
May 2, 2020
#85 Leading with Intuition, Planning with Strategy, Creating Lasting Impact
Special guest Tamara Freeman shares her story about her approach to entrepreneurship. She values genuine authentic connection and prioritizes intuition in every area of life. By doing this, she has created not only a successful career, but a life of true impact!
April 16, 2020
#84 Shift in Quarantine Perspective with special guest Chris Marhefka
Chris gives actionable insight on how to counteract effects of “negative” thinking in a time of crisis. He shares that our emotions are neither a negative or positive, but simply part of the process. Chris teaches us how to move through those emotions with awareness, compassion, and resilience!
April 9, 2020
#83 Nurtured by Nicole: A Journey of Self Awareness with Compassion
Nicole shares how to navigate life with self awareness, owning our identity (even in times of chaos), and maintaining individuality. She dives into how to detach from the label or ideals that we often place on ourselves as a defining factor of who we are. There are many contributors to our story that are a piece of our life’s puzzle. But those portions of our story do not depict our true being. When we give ourselves and others permission to be authentic without judgment, it frees up unlimited potential in our relationships. That includes our relationship with self!
April 2, 2020
#82 Reflection & Encouragement in Crisis
This mini-episode is all about asking ourselves the tough questions in a challenging time. Will you just barely survive or will you thrive during this test of the unknown? I challenge you to create small intentional steps to form a positive outlook in a seemingly hopeless situation. In this time and always, it’s important to have faith, make the most of each moment, and lead with love.
March 26, 2020
#81 The Mirror of Attraction
What are the relationships you attract showing you? We are typically drawn to those who are very similar to us, or those who are opposite. our subconscious brains seek out to either balance out or enhance our life as we know it. What we are attracting shows us where we are at. Join the discussion on Instagram @TheCoachChristina
March 10, 2020
#80 Resilience Reset with Dr. Tara Guzzo
In this episode, Dr. Tara provides us with tips on how to cope with burn-out, stress relief and exhaustion. As she opens up about a tragedy in her own life, it is evident that she is a true steward of her own advice. Tara is a strong and resilient women! Her desire is to help you implement her techniques so you can be equally resilient in your own everyday life.
March 3, 2020
#79 Motivation Through Empowering the Mind with #SpaceNizom
I am honored to have Mindset Manager @SpaceNizom speak to us about Empowerment and Motivation! His soul purpose has been found in elevating your mindset and magnifying your confidence. And he does just that every day with practical application tools. Make sure to follow him by using his designated hashtag #SpaceNizom!
February 27, 2020
#78 Holistic Healing with Sarra Adnani
In this episode Sarra helps us address our pain points & blocks and begin the healing process with self love. She gives us insight on healing from within through shadow work. From life experience and extensive teachings, to serving others for years with her knowledge, she has become a true expert in her field! You can follow her journey on Instagram @Sarraadnani
February 21, 2020
#77 A journey of Healing with Kimara
In this guest interview with Kimara Rio, she expresses her fears, trials, and ultimate freedom from a 4 year physical illness. In her search for answers, she found clarity in her purpose, gained a new outlook, and redirected her vision. She now helps other women with various forms of healing in their lives. Follow her journey on Instagram @kimarario
February 18, 2020
#76 Our Neeed to Humanize
In this episode, Soroosh opens up about his inner struggles throughout his life of outward success. He came to be mentor through vulnerability and honesty. After all, a mentor doesn’t choose to be a mentor. They are chosen. Soroosh’s story teaches us to remember that we are all human and are never finished growing and learning from other humans. He also shares about his faith journey and how it has impacted his life. Find him on Instagram @Sorooshian to follow more of his journey!
February 13, 2020
#75 Grace As You Grow: Interview with Jenna Soroka
Guest Expert Jenna Soroka, ADAPT Certified Licensed Health & Nutrition Counselor, shares her story of how her personal relationship with diet, health, and exercise has evolved over the years in a positive way. She now shares with others how to step into their full potential while leading with grace.
February 11, 2020
#74 Redefining Love Truths to Welcome Abundance
Recording of my guest panel with @IAmJLThomas on The Mindset Queen Podcast
February 10, 2020
#73 The Start Up King Jeremy Crawford on #Entrepreneurship Exposed
Guest Expert Jeremy Crawford gives us the raw and real details on what it takes to become an entrepreneur in this generation. He digs deep on the stresses, the failures, and the disappointments that were intertwined with his ultimate success. He shares about how determining character in partners is one of the biggest skills to value in business. Now owner of 3 successful business in a variety of fields, he is truly an inspiration!
February 6, 2020
#72 Intuitive Soul Purpose with Dr. Kerry Kott
Guest Expert Kerry shares her journey of saying no to things that don’t feel right and trusting your gut. Kerry dives into her diagnosis of Crohn’s disease, which she never identified with. She refused to accept a treatment plan that didn’t feel right. She researched heavily and followed her intuition until she found a cohesive treatment. She then began to advocate for others with her knowledge as a doctor of Oriental Medicine.
February 4, 2020
#71 Couples Learn with Guest Expert Sarah Schewitz
Licensed Clynical Psychologist Sarah Schewitz gives us her expert insight when it comes to Relationships. She dives into Self Love, Healing, Inner Child Reparenting, and fundamentals of a healthy relationship. She also offers two bonus quizzes if you visit her on Instagram @CouplesLearn! To contact her directly, email her at DrSarah@CouplesLearn.com
January 23, 2020
#70 Anxious to Ambitious with Guest Expert Taylor Calomb
Taylor shares her story of going from paralyzing social anxiety to awareness and peace. She shifted the narrative to self love and confidence with visualization, breath work, and yoga. She gives us advice on being gentle with ourselves, as well as actionable steps to releasing the fears that block our ambition. You can find her on Facebook and Instagram and Facebook @TaylorCalomb and within her Facebook group: Anxious to Ambitious!
January 16, 2020
#69 From Pain to Purpose, and Purpose to Passion: Guest Interview with Amanda Branco
Guest interview with Amanda Branco: From suicidal thoughts and emotional dependency to drive, purpose, and success! Join us to see how her mindset shifted and how she empowers others today! @amandabrancco firstname.lastname@example.org
January 9, 2020
#68 What Purpose are you serving?
This #TwoMinuteTakeAway is about determining your priorities based on where you place your focus and give your energy.
January 9, 2020
#67 Heart-Centered Matters Workshop Highlights
My business partner and I hosted a powerful workshop for teens and 20s. We collected the highlights and made them into this short podcast recap. We dig deep into love truths and where they stem from.
December 1, 2019
#66 Get Off The Ride
Answering Question: Why do I get bored in all my dating relationships?
November 23, 2019
#65 How do you avoid guys who are focused only on sex (in response to my Q & A on Instagram)?
When the guys you are meeting have different values than you, it makes for a challenging situation in the dating world. This is my answer to the girl who has made the decision to court and is waiting to have sex.
November 14, 2019
#64 Emotional Intelligence Vs. Emotional Maturity
A #TwoMinuteTakeAWay about the difference between Intelligence vs. maturity when it comes to emotions. I give you indicators on how to determine if your level of emotion is a healthy one. I also give you tips on how to get back to that healthy level!
November 7, 2019
#63 Reclaiming “You”
This episode is about: Finding the balance in your relationship again and finding your voice to say “No More!” if you’re at the point of exhaustion. If you give... and give... and give some more, this is for you! At this point you have two options in order to reclaim your self respect and balance!
October 31, 2019
#62 Say YES, Say No
#TwoMinuteTakeaway: Don’t let habits and mental conditioning tell us what to say yes or no to! Identify the WHY in your decisions!
October 23, 2019
#61 The Difference Between Forgiveness, Mercy, and Freedom (#TwoMinuteTakeaway)
You can have mercy and forgiveness without grace. But when you have (or give) grace, forgiveness, mercy, and power will always accompany it!
October 17, 2019
#60 Takeaways from Pays to be Brave 2019
My top 7 takeaways from the Pays to be Brave event! The top speakers that I received knowledge from are: Angie Lee, Mike Lee, Chalene Johnson, Jasmine Star, Allyson Byrd, and Chris & Lori Harder. On a side note, Samantha Skelly also has taught me the healing benefits of breath work! Go follow them all on your social platforms. You won’t be disappointed!
October 10, 2019
#59 Two Healing Journeys
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about 2 women with contrasting pasts that are in the process of healing. After redefining their #LoveTruths and taking these intentional steps, they are on their way to a brighter relationship future!
September 27, 2019
#58 Know Your Love Truths
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about understanding, identifying, and sometimes redefining what we believe about love. How we were raised, the behaviors we were taught, as well as our life experiences all contribute to our views on the definition of love. But if the love we know doesn’t feel like love, it’s time to teach ourselves what real love is all about and invite it into our lives.
September 19, 2019
#57 Raw & Real on Fears & My Passion Project
Fear and our limiting beliefs keep us from fulfilling our dreams and reaching our potential. But we need to look our fears in the face and tell the that they no longer own us! It doesn’t matter if: 🌟We failed last time 🌟 We don’t know how 🌟 We didn’t learn it growing up 🌟We don’t have the 4+ year degree 🌟 Nobody else believes it’s possible.... It’s time to ditch those excuses and own our future!
September 12, 2019
#56 The Power of Mindset Revealed (interview with Jasmine L. Thomas)
In this episode Jasmine delivers insightful and dynamic mindset concepts that you can apply to every area of your life. She is the Mindset Queen and maintains the knowledge that She’s Worthy in each situation and circumstance. She will teach you to do the same! You can find Jasmine on her social channels @IAmJLThomas and also on The Mindset Queen Podcast!
September 3, 2019
#55 Raw & Real on a Business Relationship (gone South)
Raw & Real on a recent incident involving a business contact. I go into my expectations vs. the reality of the outcome. I choose to focus on the positive factors that emerged, versus the initial negative consequences.
August 29, 2019
#54 Self Reflection & Relationship Goals
In this episode I dive into the three aspects of self reflection. We discuss how to set ourselves up for progress, as well as stick to newly formed positive habits! * Hint: Attitude plays a HUGE role but that isn’t enough to remain consistent!
August 21, 2019
#53 Gratefulness Shared
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about: How to share the gratefulness in your mind, with your ❤️ I give a few examples of things that hinder a grateful heart, as well as acts we can be intentional about to show others we are thankful for them.
August 14, 2019
#52 How to Attract and Keep A Healthy Relationship (my guest interview on The Mindset Queen Podcast)
* My interview with Jasmine L. Thomas on The Mindset Queen Podcast * https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-mindset-queen-podcast/id1365165848 * Follow her social handles @IAmJThomas
August 8, 2019
#51 The Boundaries Checklist
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway to ensure you have healthy boundaries set in place and that you know how to enforce them. I talk about a common misconception about boundaries and why it simply isn’t true!
August 1, 2019
#50 Perspective on Boundaries
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway on the WHAT, WHY, and HOW of boundaries. It’s all about teaching others how to treat you.
July 25, 2019
#49 Address Your Stress
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about the two ways that stress shows up in your life. We discuss how stress affects your relationships, health, success and how to combat it’s negative influence on your life with God’s help.
July 18, 2019
#48 Insightful Online Dating
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway on the best approach to online dating. I give you the best tips for a realistic outlook and a great outcome!
July 9, 2019
#47 The Switch to Healthy
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway on how to create and maintain healthier habits in your relationships
July 3, 2019
#46 Your Emotional Age
We all face situations in life that shape us and mold us into who we are. We also have different circumstances and environments as we grow and develop. All of those things factor into when and how we grow emotionally! What is your emotional age? * Hint: it has nothing to do with how successful you are, how much schooling you’ve had, or the length of your longest standing relationship. It has everything to do with your heart. After you’ve listened to this episode, don’t forget to take the quiz at http://www.TheCoachChristina.com/blog. Click on The Emotional Age Quiz to find out your answer!
June 25, 2019
#45 Past Predictions
I like to think of a clean slate like Jesus’s forgiveness. He wipes our heart clean but goes a step further to completely forget our sin. My goal is to love like that! This #TwoMinuteTakeAway is about what can happen if we carry past baggage into our future, as well as diving into the benefits of stopping that harmful habit! What area have been a struggle for you! Leave me a comment or voice message. I love hearing from you!
June 19, 2019
#44 Emotional Readiness
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about recognizing emotional immaturity and/or unavailability in people we attract.
June 8, 2019
#43 Two Foremost Factors
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway on the effect in relationships of being intentional and having a positive mindset.
June 6, 2019
#42 Mindset Matters
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about the roll our mindset plays in our relationships.
June 1, 2019
#41 Replacing Negatives with Positives
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about not only shedding negativity, but intentionally filling the gap with positive actions and affirmations.
May 29, 2019
#40 Avoiding FOG (fear of getting) in Dating
A #TwoMinute takeaway about not allowing past mistakes to rob us of future joy. We need to identify our mistakes, not identify with them. * Official Launch info at the end of this episode!
May 26, 2019
#39 Ready for Love.... or Not (for women dating)
A #TwoMinuteTakeAWay for single ladies ready to find love 💕 This episode warns us about not chasing relationships we aren’t ready for. We address the important steps prior to your soul mate search. When you have a healthy level of self worth, your past behind you, a knowledge of what traits you desire, and are ready to be your raw & real self, you are definitely on the right track!
May 23, 2019
#38 Embracing Others’ Relationship Niche
A #TwoMinutetakeAway about how to recognize other’s Relationship Niches, and adopting habits that nourish them.
May 18, 2019
#37 Your Relationship Niche
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about how finding your niche in relationships is mutually beneficial. It shows you your strengths and in which ways you need to receive love. It also makes you aware of other ways that those you love may need love expressed to them. This knowledge gives you permission to work smarter versus harder. Look for some tips on my blog at www.TheCoachChristina.com tomorrow 💕
May 15, 2019
#36 Silent Expressions
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about 3 powerful ways to say, “I love you.” without saying a word or lifting a finger.
May 11, 2019
#35 Silence Isn’t Always Golden
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway on how challenges within our relationships are often brought upon us... by US. What ways are you hindering your own relationship growth? I share with you what my biggest challenge has been.
May 8, 2019
#34 Know Your Worth
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about not allowing your level of self confidence to determine your self worth. Sometimes our view of self is circumstantial and it is temporary. Our worth is indefinite, whether we choose to believe it or not.
May 3, 2019
#33 The 3 Ingredients to a Lasting Positive Relationship
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about the top 3 ingredients to a lasting positive relationship.
May 1, 2019
#32 Visibility Quality Vs. Quantity
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway reminding us that turning the heads of thousands is not as powerful as touching the heart of one. It is not the numbers of friends, clients, or the crowds we reach but the hearts we impact. Focus on the few.
April 26, 2019
#31 What Visibility Means to Me
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about my own visibility ‘Why’ and the reason I share my message: encouragement, support, inspiration, sisterhood, relationships that add value and value others...
April 23, 2019
#30 Visibility in Dating (for women)
This is episode 2 in my Visibility series. It is particularly for women who are currently dating. I give you 6 tips to becoming visible, comfortable, and knowledgeable within the online dating platform.
April 20, 2019
#29 Intentional Attraction
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about Attracting the right tribe and how we only flourish if we are in the right environment.
April 17, 2019
#28 Controlling Self
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about how Self Control impacts our lives positively and how a lack of it will devastate our lives. I give an example of how my impulsive nature caused me to give up on coaching the first time around. Why? I didn’t have the Self Discipline. This time around I am letting go and letting God.
April 12, 2019
#27 Faithfulness Daily
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway digging deeper into faithfulness. It’s about consistent dedication, not simply being a support in tragedy.
April 9, 2019
#26 The Goodness Goal
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about the true meaning of ‘goodness’ and how and when it shows up in your life. Not only should Goodness be a goal, but living in it is also a reward.
April 5, 2019
#25 Raw & Real on Being Present
This episode is about my own personal wake up call reminder to be present with my family. My daughter showed me that what might seem insignificant to me, may be a huge deal to her. I hope my story encourages you to make simple changes to stay connected and available in your relationships. What are some struggles you’ve had with being present? I love hearing from you! Feel free to leave me a comment or send me an email!
April 3, 2019
#24 Kindness Vs. Being ‘Nice’
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway on Kindness (in a series on The Fruits of the Spirit) and it’s effect on our lives and in our relationships. Verse reference: Galatians 5:22
April 2, 2019
#23 God, Give Me Patience!
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway on why God wants us to have patience and how patience (or the lack there of) will affect our lives. Based on verses: Romans 12:12, Ecclesiastes 7:8, and Proverbs 15:18.
March 26, 2019
#22 What Does Peace Look Like?
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about what Peace looks like in our lives. When we have true peace in our lives, it manifests in every part of our life. Peace allows us to live a sound, calm, complete life that is free of conflict and fear.
March 23, 2019
#21 When Peace Doesn’t Feel Present
A #TwoMinuteTakeAWay about how God uses our not-so-peaceful situations to find peace in Him. The calm isn’t only before the storm. It returns once again after the storm has passed.
March 19, 2019
#20 Finding Peace in Craziness
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway based on the Fruits of the Spirit about reinterpreting Peace to mean “being at peace with....”
March 15, 2019
#19 What Does Joy Look Like?
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about what our lives look like when they are filled with joy.
March 12, 2019
#18 The Joy Equation
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about how Joy is permanent, while happiness fades. Psalm 94:19 tells us that even when we have anxiety & troubles God will bring us Joy. Perspective is key when it comes to joy.
March 8, 2019
#17 Expectation, the Joy Thief
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about how expectation steals your joy and removes gratitude from the equation. End the cycle with a simple thank you.... for EVERYTHING.
March 6, 2019
#16 ‘I Haves’ & ‘I Wants’
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about valuing our ‘I haves’ and counting the cost of our ‘I wants’
March 1, 2019
#15 5 Day Love Challenge (3 - follow up)
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway wrapping up our 5 Day Love Challenge! We dive into how loving others in a way unfamiliar to us, helps us also recognize acts of love we have missed or overlooked. When we go out of our way to love in a personalized way, we also begin to be more aware of love being uniquely shared with us.
February 26, 2019
#14 5 Day Love Challenge (2)
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about how learning a new love language takes observation, learning, and application. It is work! Only the reward isn’t monetary. It’s gratitude from the person your love is speaking to.
February 22, 2019
#13 5 Day Love Challenge (1)
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway challenge to help you be intentional about loving people in the way they need it most
February 19, 2019
#12 Our Love Story
In honor of the month of love I wanted to share our love story with you! I’d love to hear your Love Story as well! Please comment or share an email with me!
February 16, 2019
#11 Inner Circle
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about how we shouldn’t allow our circumstances to determine our circle. We need to be deliberate about choosing our inner circle. If we aren’t encouraging growth in one another, we need to rethink our “why” in that relationship.
February 12, 2019
#10 New Season, New Needs
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about how our needs change with the changing seasons in our lives. We will grow, but also shed some relationships. Growth is a good thing, and necessary, but not easy. Embrace it. Keep communicating your needs as you become aware of them.
February 9, 2019
#9 Relationship With Self
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about how our self love needs are revealed. This episode depicts how to identify your needs and how to convey those needs.
February 7, 2019
#8 Loving The Littles
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about loving our children. Although our love for them is unconditional, it isn’t always easy. When we love them in the way that they need to be loved, we build a great foundation for our relationship with them. When our love reservoir is low, we need to lean on God versus look to anyone else to fill it back up.
February 4, 2019
#7 HOW We Love Matters
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway on how the way we love is received by others. Love comes in many forms. We need to read between the lines to determine how someone needs to be loved.
February 2, 2019
#6 Decide Daily to Love
A #two minute takeaway on maintaining love by making it a daily choice.
January 31, 2019
#5 The LOVE Decision
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about how love needs to be more than a lovin’ feeling. Feelings are temporary. A decision to love endures the test of time.
January 28, 2019
#4 Arrival at Commitment
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about how we arrive at commitment (OR make the decision not to commit) after trust, transparency, and vulnerability.
January 26, 2019
#3 The Vulnerability Test
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about the steps to becoming vulnerable and how vulnerability will affect your relationships...
January 26, 2019
#2 Transparency After Trust
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway about when to be transparent in your relationships and why
January 24, 2019
#1 Trust Foundation
A #TwoMinuteTakeAway that teaches the importance of the sequence in relationship building. At the forefront of the sequence is TRUST.
January 24, 2019