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The Seedpod-cast

The Seedpod-cast

By Jessica Croker
Welcome to the Seedpod-cast! I'm Jessica Croker-- a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a wife, homeschooling mom of 6, registered yoga teacher, health coach, meditator, and mindfulness junkie.This is the place where we spend some time together deepening self-awareness, understanding our deepest needs, and designing habits that lead to lives of contentment, compassion, curiosity, creativity, and connection. Grab a load of laundry to fold, head out for a walk, or run an errand while you listen, ponder, and reach toward growing into your infinite potential. We'll be great friends before we know it!
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Episode 58: The Power of Language
Language is something that evolves over time.  Our own use of language changes so much as we grow.  It influences our ability to interpret and interact with the world, and because our adult thoughts are primarily made up of a stream of words, language...
April 24, 2020
Episode 57: Peace in Troubled Times
What is the difference between the peace the world tries to give and the peace that comes from the Prince of Peace? How do we access that?
April 18, 2020
Episode 56: Facing Uncertainty
Today I want to share with you 4 ways to face uncertainty-1. Be honest about the things only you can do.2. Manage energy, not time.3. Don't check out- check in.4. Remember that your body can only be in the present moment.  If you want to join me for...
March 28, 2020
Episode 55: The Kleshas
the klesha's teach us the root of all suffering
January 25, 2020
Meditation 7: Who am I?
who am I meditation
January 25, 2020
Episode 54: Giving and Receiving
Merry Christmas friends!  What does it mean to truly give and to receive?  There is an element of openness and surrender to giving and receiving that creates connections and changes lives.Make your Christmas super fun by listening to the Croker...
December 23, 2019
Episode 53: Belonging
This is where you belong.
November 02, 2019
Episode 52: The Art of Practice
do something and then do it again
October 10, 2019
Episode 51: Unmet Expectations
Loosen your grip on how things "should" go.
October 01, 2019
Episode 50: Finding What's Constant
find the common thread in a changing world
September 20, 2019
Episode 49: The Essentials of Unselfish Self-Care
self-awareness, needs, and habits. that's where it's at.
September 02, 2019
Episode 48: Breathe in Joy with Ann Ferguson
breathe in joy
August 24, 2019
Meditation 7: Gratitude and Love for Your Body
offer your body gratitude and love with this meditation
July 28, 2019
Episode 47: Befriending Your Body with Erin Tullis
Find some love and acceptance for your body just as it is right now.
July 07, 2019
Episode 46: Lessons from Girl's Camp
4 things I learned camping with a bunch of 11-18 year old girls.
June 29, 2019
Episode 45: Taking in Information
You are formed by information.
June 15, 2019
Episode 44: Emotional Agility
Say "yes" to all of it.
June 08, 2019
Episode 43: Eavesdropping on a Private Coaching Call part 2
eavesdrop on a private coaching call
May 26, 2019
Episode 42: Words that Start with C
There are some words that start with C that are pretty pernicious and prevalent and create all sorts of trouble in our lives.  I've mentioned them before on the podcast-- criticism, complaining, and comparison.  What's the antidote?  Another list of...
May 12, 2019
Episode 41: Eavesdropping on a Private Coaching Call about Sugar Addiction
Ever wonder what it's like to be coached one on one?  Here's a chance to eavesdrop on a private coaching session.  My friend and client Cara wanted some help with sugar addiction, so we hopped on a call and recorded it for you.This week's resource: ...
May 04, 2019
Episode 40: People Pleasing with Becky Smith
Is people pleasing selfish?
April 28, 2019
Episode 39: The Monsters We All Face
5 monsters and how to banish them
April 20, 2019
Episode 38: Self-Parenting
What to do when you're a grown-up.
April 06, 2019
Episode 37: How to Coach Yourself
Nothing has gone wrong.
March 30, 2019
Episode 36: Defining Normal
How do you define normal?
March 23, 2019
Meditation 6: Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation)
This is a guided deep relaxation called Yoga Nidra or transformative sleep.
March 16, 2019
Episode 35: Learning to Relax
just let go
March 16, 2019
Episode 34: Writing As If with Kim Klassen
Write your dream as if you're living it now.
March 09, 2019
Episode 33: Living As If
Believe in your dreams and feel their reality right now.
March 02, 2019
Episode 32: Needs and Wants with Jody Moore
Guest Jody Moore and I talk about needs.
February 23, 2019
Episode 31: A Finger Pointing at the Moon
We have to hold our beliefs and be open to more possibilities all at the same time.
February 16, 2019
Episode 30: Well Filling and Well Digging
Fill you well, but dig it deeper too.
February 09, 2019
Episode 29: Coping is More than Just Enduring with guest Jodi Chaffee
We hear that we need to endure to the end--but the purpose of our lives isn't just to endure and slog through. My guest Jodi Chaffee and I talk about what to do when we find ourselves needing to cope with the stresses of our lives.Jodi Chaffee is the...
February 02, 2019
Episode 28: Showing Up
Show up.
January 26, 2019
Episode 27: Meet Your Brains
It's so helpful to understand your higher and lower brains.
January 19, 2019
Episode 26: Feel at Home in Your Body
Let's talk about body image.
January 12, 2019
Episode 25: Setting Goals
Why set goals? Because it makes life more fun.
January 06, 2019
Episode 24: Past, Present, and Future
define your past experiences with intention and look forward with creative possibility
December 29, 2018
Episode 23: Come Let Us Adore Him
Adoration, deep love, a sense of worship start in our thoughts.
December 22, 2018
Episode 22: Compassionate Parenting
We are human, and our kids are human too.
December 15, 2018
Episode 21: Fear
Why do we need fear, and what can we do about it?
December 09, 2018
Episode 20: A Batch of Guided Meditations
Radiate love from your heart and let go of tension with these meditations.
December 02, 2018
Meditation 3: Loving Kindness
A 15 minute meditation that progresses from feeling loving kindness for yourself and gradually includes more into your awareness.
December 02, 2018
Meditation 5: Compassion, Gratitude, Joy
Really experience the power of your thoughts to create your feelings as you sit with compassion, gratitude, and joy.
December 02, 2018
Meditation 4: Tension Release
Take just 5 minutes to breathe away any negative tension you might be harboring.
December 02, 2018
Episode 19: Eating on Purpose
Let's decide this year is going to be the year of paying attention and eating on purpose.
November 25, 2018
Episode 18: Gratitude
"It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful." -David Steindl-Rast
November 18, 2018
Episode 17: Managing Energy
Manage energy, not time.
November 11, 2018
Episode 16: Looking for Evidence
Your brain wants to be right and it will always find evidence to prove your thoughts.
November 03, 2018
Episode 15: Love is the Clearest Lens
See clearly through the lens of love.
October 26, 2018
Episode 14: Learning to Breathe
learn to breathe
October 20, 2018
Episode 13: Nurturing Every Layer
Learn to nurture each of your 5 bodies.
October 13, 2018
Episode 12: Let Go of the "Shoulds"
Don't beat yourself with the sticks of your list of "shoulds."
October 06, 2018
Episode 11: The Enneagram
Learn the 9 personality types of the Enneagram.
September 29, 2018
Episode 10: The Core Teachings of Yoga-- the Niyamas
Come learn about the Niyamas.
September 22, 2018
Episode 9: The Core Teachings of Yoga-- the Yamas
A quick discussion of the Yamas. They'll make your life better, I promise.
September 15, 2018
Episode 8: The Problem with Self-Improvement
Do you need to be someone new-- or more perfectly yourself?
September 08, 2018
Episode 7: The Voices in Your Head
Choose your thoughts.
September 01, 2018
Episode 6: Move Your Body
Our bodies need to move in all sorts of ways. We need to experience and enjoy every single part of them.
August 24, 2018
Episode 5: The Willingness to Feel
Freedom comes in loving what IS.
August 17, 2018
Meditation 2: Use your Senses to be in the Present Moment
10 minutes seated meditation with closing chime.
August 17, 2018
Episode 4: Habits
Harness the power of habit to get your most fundamental needs met.
August 03, 2018
Episode 3: Needs
We'll examine what our deepest needs are and how to discern them.
July 27, 2018
Meditation 1: Basic Set-up and "Ham Sah" Mantra
10 minute guided Ham Sah mantra meditation
July 20, 2018
Episode 2: Meditation
What, why, and how to meditate.
July 19, 2018
Episode 1: Two Ways to Be
Examine the two states of being-- selfish vs. self-aware
July 07, 2018