Episode 24- Engagement Vs. Numbers/ I Appreciate You
In this episode, I talk about: - how my blogging has evolved -engagement versus pageviews -how important your comments are to me
October 20, 2021
Episode 22- Creating a Time Capsule/Touch Pad Phobia/Where Have All the Cardinals Gone?
In this episode, I discuss: -Why I began podcasting -Why I don't like my touchpad -My cardinal is gone -Biscuits injury -My little lie
October 13, 2021
Episode 21- Invalidating Your Truth/Female Trauma
In this episode, I talk about: -a passage from Caroline Garnet McGraw's book You Don't Owe Anyone -I relate it to a circumstance in my life and I read a passage from my book -I explain how you could feel invalidated in your life and how that can be traumatic -I describe how female bosses trigger me
October 6, 2021
Episode 20- Building a Book One Step at a Time
Talking about: -Querying agents -What a literary agent is -What a query letter is -How the self-publishing process works
September 29, 2021
Episode 19- Thinking Outside the Box/ Dancing My Troubles Away/ We all Have Trauma
This week I talk about: -my mom's surgery -my new dancing workout -how we all have trauma
September 23, 2021
Episode 18- Mixed Tapes/Talking to Plants/Giving My Dogs Voices
Talking about some of my quirks.
September 15, 2021
Episode 17- Not Taken Seriously/ Writers Gathering
-Creativity and the book you need to read -A sweet interaction with a Starbucks barista -Not being taken seriously as an artist -A possible writers meetup next summer
September 8, 2021
Episode 16- Toxic On the Inside/ Meditation That Anyone Can Do/ My Library Book "Problem"
I talk about how the month of August left me feeling uninspired. I also discuss Thich Nhat Hanh's book Peace is Every Step, and how meditation isn't what you think it is. Plus, I bring up some good reads this month and why I might need a book intervention.
September 2, 2021
Episode 15- A Scare, Showing Compassion to Yourself, John Hughes News, and Comic Sans??
Talking about... -two health scares -making time for yourself every day guilt-free -the John Hughes tour is officially happening -Comic Sans is making a comeback but not in how you think it is
July 6, 2021
Episode 14- Doin' Nothing, Sleep, and Love
Discussing: The Art of Doing Nothing Sleep and how it's so important The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo Reading an excerpt of The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo
June 10, 2021
Episode Thirteen- Happy Anniversary?
Discussing: Our 15th wedding anniversary & the Friends reunion
June 1, 2021
Episode Twelve- Puppies, Podcasts and Plants
Discussing: Our newest family member I don't listen to podcasts either Rainbow obsession Plant fails
May 26, 2021
Episode Eleven- Enjoying the View
Talking about how I am appreciating life more since an important anniversary.
May 12, 2021
Episode Ten- Be Kind to Retail and Service Workers
Discussing my years working in retail and how we need to be kind to others working in service industries.
May 5, 2021
Episode Nine- Birthday Week, We Were Drinking Edition
In this episode, my husband Mike joins me, and we discuss... -am exciting podcast addition -my sweet grandma and what made me cry when I saw her name online -my mannequin friend who is living with us for the summer -our newfound TikTok addiction -the documentary The Last Cruise -how well does my husband know me? -what is in YOUR Amazon cart? I bet it's not a penis pillow... -and a quote that changed the outlook of my book
April 24, 2021
Episode Eight- It's Really Happening...
In this episode, I'll be reading a passage from Mark Nepo's book The Book of Awakening that really connected to last week's podcast message. I have a good reason why I am doing podcasts in place of blog posts. And I have a very eerie story to tell you about. All of this along with my usual witty banter. :)
April 15, 2021
Episode Seven- Invisibility as a Female. Within Perimenopause and Beyond
Do you feel invisible as you age? Did you feel invisible when you went through perimenopause?
April 10, 2021
Episode Six- Menopause Practitioners, Hot Flashes, and Exciting News
This week I am discussing: -The Love it or Hate It post briefly -Asking for your menopause stories for my book -N.A.M.S- what is it? -What a menopause practitioner is and why you should get one when you are in perimenopause -How to relieve hot flashes with something you'd never think of -Plus, I will read an excerpt from my book -Some fun news in the future for the podcast
March 30, 2021
Episode Five- Guest Star and Real Talk About Anxiety and Migraines
Talking with my husband about my migraine and pain anxiety, and discussing Pema Chodron's book Living Beautifully.
March 20, 2021
Episode Four - "Crayola Rays of Sunshine", Cracker Barrel, and Craziness (Ignore the Other One)
Discussing: Morgan Harper Nichols books Beautiful comments John Hughes Update on my Mom Facebook hatred Flat Kari/Real Kari tour of the USA Cracker Barrel- Breakfast v. Dinner Not being in a hurry to return to normal Bloglovin
March 16, 2021
Episode Four - "Crayola Rays of Sunshine", Cracker Barrel, and Craziness
Beautiful art books, comments that are lovely, restaurants that are fun, Facebook sucks, and much more.
March 16, 2021
Episode Three- Bra-less, Book Writing, and Braces
Lots of information packed into this episode. I apologize in advance.
March 9, 2021
Episode Two- Pema, Mooji, and Kari
Discussing how I am working on making this podcast easier to listen to; the dreaded "block editor"; some of my favorite spiritual books and mispronunciation.
March 4, 2021
Episode One (Oatmeal, Girl Scout Cookies, Schitt's Creek) Non-Music Version
Why are we not feeling the love for Cream of Wheat? Where can I get a Girl Scout Cookie? And did you know there is a secret Schitt's Creek episode?
March 4, 2021
Peas In a (Pod) Cast Episode One
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
Talking about what we discussed in the comment section of A Grace Full Life blog to keep the conversation going. Oatmeal vs Cream of Wheat (who knew it would get so heated), Girl Scout Cookies, booze and more.
March 3, 2021