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Joyful Purpose

Joyful Purpose

By Kathy McCabe

Have you ever felt stuck or unfulfilled, despite achieving many things? The Joyful Purpose Podcast is for high-achieving, mid-life women who crave more joy and purpose.
Join Kathy McCabe, an attorney turned life coach, as she and her guests share actionable strategies for you to find, live and work with more fun and meaning, no matter what challenges you may have. We cover overcoming burnout, reducing stress, busting imposter syndrome, gaining true wellness, people pleasing, getting unstuck, and other life challenges while still finding our joy. Learn valuable tips to create a life you love!
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Why Worrying is Wasted Energy and What to Do About it -- Mini Episode
Why Worrying is Wasted Energy and What to Do About it -- Mini Episode
If you worry too much, you must listen to this episode.   Kathy shares a powerful story of how-after she had surgery for cancer- she made herself more sick by worrying.   Not only can worrying make us ill, we cause more stress to others when we worry about them.  Kathy shares easy-to-use tips to worry less. Join Kathy's FREE 5-Day Create More Joy Challenge HERE.
08:04
February 03, 2023
Ali Wenzke: How to Declutter Your Space to Maximize Your Energy and Create More Confidence, Joy and Purpose
Ali Wenzke: How to Declutter Your Space to Maximize Your Energy and Create More Confidence, Joy and Purpose
Imagine moving ten times in eleven years!  How would you feel?  Could you turn that chaos into meaningful advice?   Meet Ali Wenzke, the best-selling author of "The Art of Happy Moving."  Ali has been featured on national television and in numerous media.  Ali shares her unique story, helpful tips for decluttering, and how she found confidence and purpose by letting go of perfectionism. If you are a fabulous woman who wants more joy and purpose in life, join Kathy's free Facebook Group: "Joyful Purpose Community" Connect with Ali Wenzke on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Baird and Warner Buy The Art of Happy Moving HERE. Join Kathy's FREE 5-Day Create More Joy Challenge HERE. (0:02:48) how Ali end up writing a book about moving (0:05:40) Ali’s advice to somebody who wants to make new friends in a community they just moved (0:07:30) how Ali’s challenging situation has become a message (0:08:45) a moment in Ali’s life when she decided to write the book (0:09:37) tips around decluttering (0:14:07) Ali talks about breaking bad habits as discussed in one chapter of her book (0:19:42) how Ali deals with confidence issues (0:21:48) how our space reflects their inner world (0:24:30) Ali talks about trying things out and why it is okay to fail (0:26:08) recommendations to people who are looking for their purpose (0:29:27) how Ali tried a lot of hobbies that helps in her moving (0:33:05) what Ali would tell her younger self (0:33:51) what would 95-year-old healthy Ali tell herself (0:34:07) what makes Ali’s home happy and more tips on moving (0:35:37) Ali talks about what she does for her daily joy (0:37:27) more tips from Ali (0:39:04) a summary of Kathy's takeaways
41:12
January 31, 2023
The Key to More Joy, Meaning & To Reach Any Goal -- Mini Episode
The Key to More Joy, Meaning & To Reach Any Goal -- Mini Episode
Self-compassion is the first step and key to having more joy, meaning and to reach any goal.  Kathy shares easy-to-use tips that you can start using now to increase your self-compassion. Check out these amazing resources:   ❤️️ Outsmart Your Pain, Christiane Wolf, M.D., Phd. ❤️️ Jack Kornfield Loving Kindness Meditation  ❤️️ Self-Compassion by Dr. Kristin Neff  Join Kathy's free Facebook group for fabulous women:  Joyful Purpose Community.  Join Kathy's FREE 5-Day Create More Joy Challenge HERE.
08:47
January 27, 2023
Shari Leid on How to Find Your Confidence, Value Friendships, and Listen to Your Intuition
Shari Leid on How to Find Your Confidence, Value Friendships, and Listen to Your Intuition
How can a breast cancer diagnosis, followed by a defining moment at a friend's funeral, lead you to follow your intuition and make a life change? These events led Shari Leid, an attorney turned friendship expert, to reconnect with 50 friends, and tell them how much they really meant to her. The result? Shari has now met with dozens more women and has written 3 books about friendship while reinventing her career as a friendship expert, all after the age of 50. She forged deeper bonds and meaningful connections, often neglected in our fast paced world, and will inspire you to do the same. Abandoned as a child, Shari shares what these relationships mean to her and how it has led to a feeling of belonging - as we all do in every situation. Shari is now traveling the country - meeting with 1 woman in each state -aiming to illustrate the ways we are all common, not different. She shares how she found her voice and confidence.  If you are a fabulous woman who wants more joy and purpose in her life, Join Kathy's free Joyful Purpose Community. Get your copies of Shari's books on friendship;   ❤️️ Make Your Mess Your Message: More Life Lessons From And For My Girlfriends  ❤️️ The 50/50 Friendship Flow: Life Lessons From And For My Girlfriends ❤️️ Ask Yourself This: Ultimate Life Lessons From And For My Girlfriends  Follow Shari on Instagram, Tiktok, Linkedin, and Facebook. :01:14)  introducing Shari Leid (0:03:03) how Shari went from attorney to stay-at-home mom to writing 3 books and becoming a friendship expert (0:04:20) why Shari decided to focus on friendships and meet with 50 women (0:05:18) how “Your Mess Becomes Your Message” book was born (0:06:30) finding her purpose after 50 (0:08:00) Shari’s cancer diagnosis and the friend’s memorial service led to change (0:09:31) how Shari found 50 women she learned from  (0:11:48) how to do a friendship challenge  (0:15:41) being abandoned as a baby made Shari feel as though she never belonged (0:16:38)  why Shari started carrying backpacks for homeless people (0:18:34)  why other peoples' actions have nothing to do with you (0:21:04)  Shari’s tips for creating more meaningful friendships (0:24:25)  when it’s OK to end a friendship (0:30:10)  how Shari overcame imposter syndrome and grew her confidence despite not feeling confident most of her life (0:32:34)  how the world needs your unique voice and leadership (0:34:29) the mindset that has helped Shari has be so prolific  (0:35:54)  what Shari would say to the woman who is super busy, working full time, but wants to find her purpose and passion (0:39:19)  what Shari would have on her headstone (0:40:21)  how her challenges helped her create a life of joy (0:44:35) Shari’s exciting project next year and where she is meeting 50 diverse–different ages, education, social economic, religious levels and how this is helping create unity in our country (0:51:28) how Shari’s 25-year marriage survives as they make a decision each year about it  (0:56:40) Powerful takeaways 
58:40
January 24, 2023
Joyful Purpose Podcast Trailer
Joyful Purpose Podcast Trailer
Have you ever felt stuck or unfulfilled, despite achieving many things? The Joyful Purpose Podcast is for high-achieving, mid-life women who are seeking more joy and purpose. We discuss how discovering and focusing more on “what lights us up” leads to more meaning in our lives. Your host, Kathy McCabe, is an attorney turned life and executive coach whose work has been featured in publications including Salon, Reader's Digest, BestLife and several legal organizations. In this show, Kathy and her guests share actionable strategies for you to find, live and work with more joy and purpose, no matter what challenges you may be facing. We cover overcoming burnout, reducing stress, busting imposter syndrome, having true balance and wellness in our lives, parenting, letting go of the need to control and to "people please," getting unstuck and dealing with hard things — while finding ways to live more intentionally. Get inspired, motivated and learn easy ways to create a life of joy, fun and meaning. Women need community, not competition. If you want to be part of a supportive community of women, learn easy-to-use tips to boost your joy, and dive deeper into the topics we discuss on this podcast, join Kathy’s free Facebook Joyful Purpose Community. Join Kathy's FREE 5-Day Create More Joy Challenge HERE. If you like the podcast, please review it and share with a friend!
02:34
January 01, 2023