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Sing With Your Feet

Sing With Your Feet

By Lily Fields

Your fairy godmother, Lily Fields, takes you under her wing to help you dust off your dreams, uncover what used to make you sparkle and make practical, compassionate, down-to-earth magic as you pursue your Ideal Life.

Get your fairy dust ready...the first two episodes drop January 6, 2022!

A special thank you to Seven Production (https://7prod.fr/) and Matt Kugler (https://matt-k.fr/) for the use of La Joie as the Intro and Outtro to the show. You guys always bring the sparkle.
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Episode 38: Let's Do This!

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Episode 40: Loving Yourself at the Holidays
Episode 40: Loving Yourself at the Holidays
Talking Points: Unhooking ourselves from the expectations of others; the lowest common denominator for joy; imagining our ideal holidays; taking care of ourselves. A great big thank you to Seven Productions in Mulhouse, France, for the use of the song La Joie as the intro and outtro of the show; to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
32:39
December 01, 2022
Episode 39: Leaving a Commitment
Episode 39: Leaving a Commitment
Talking points: Contempt is a commitment killer; facing our fear of discomfort; accepting the consequences of leaving a commitment; forgiving ourselves.
52:48
November 17, 2022
Episode 38: Let's Do This!
Episode 38: Let's Do This!
Talking points: Things little and big that we can do to make progress; the humble checklist; if all else fails, do something nice! Heads up! If you need help navigating an exit of an uncomfortable situation, Lily wants to help. Drop her a line: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or on Instagram, Lily Fields Challenge. A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
26:01
November 10, 2022
Episode 37: I Need to Think!
Episode 37: I Need to Think!
Talking Points: I need to think! Escaping from the rabbit holes; how what is pissing you off can help you make progress; how ignoring our basic needs can lead to stagnation. If you have a question about the Ideal Life Exercise, drop Lily a line: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
28:45
November 03, 2022
Episode 36: What Isn't Working?
Episode 36: What Isn't Working?
Talking Points: A listener question about a very very bad trip to the pumpkin patch; avoiding self-judgment and self-criticism; a safe place to perform self-surgery (you'll see. It'll make sense once you listen!)
30:43
October 27, 2022
Episode 35: Curiouser and Curiouser
Episode 35: Curiouser and Curiouser
Talking points: The Good Girl Paradox and the Mama Paradox: how they keep us from being able to articulate what is going well in our lives. Also, how finding yourself interesting can make you more interesting (oh yeah, baby. It's all about the Golden Rule.) If you have a question about the Ideal Life Exercise, drop Lily a line: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
29:44
October 20, 2022
Episode 34: Navigating the Ideal Life
Episode 34: Navigating the Ideal Life
Show Notes Talking Points: Ready for take-off! Getting into the pilot's seat; all the bells and whistles; getting your wiring straightened out; your flightplan. Links: The Virtue Game: Play Along at Home: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/01/20/the-virtue-game-play-along-at-home/
28:42
October 13, 2022
Episode 33: Craft and Creativity
Episode 33: Craft and Creativity
Talking Points: Episode 33 is the final episode in our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Craft and Creativity." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
30:55
October 06, 2022
Episode 32: Environment and Ecology
Episode 32: Environment and Ecology
Talking Points: “Not on my Green Parenting Bingo Card,” LiElla is back!; Geeking out and going out green. Episode 32 is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Environment and Ecology." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: Learn more about LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, on her website and blog, Leaving Well…The Blog. or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge
36:38
September 29, 2022
Episode 31: Mental Health
Episode 31: Mental Health
Talking Points: Rage; Sublimation; Mental Hygiene. Episode 31: Mental Health is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories. The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up. Links: The Great Bathrobe Refashion: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/05/18/the-great-2021-bathrobe-refashion/ Rage Refashioning: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/05/27/rage-refashioning/ Sublimation: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/06/09/sublimation/ You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com. A great big thank you to Seven Productions here in Mulhouse, France for the use of the song "La Joie" as the intro and outtro to the show. Thanks also to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
29:01
September 22, 2022
Episode 30: Contentment
Episode 30: Contentment
Talking Points: Where do you keep your heart?; The Mandy and Jenny doll tragedy; You should really stop shopping. Episode 30: is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Contentment." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: You Should Really Stop Shopping: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/10/25/you-should-really-stop-shopping-part-one-living-off-the-land/ You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
27:40
September 15, 2022
Episode 29: Commitments
Episode 29: Commitments
Talking Points: Enthusiasm and healthy skepticism as tools for making commitments that stick; breaking down the commitment making progress so that you won’t dread them in the future. Episode 29: is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Commitments." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up!
27:51
September 08, 2022
Episode 28: Lucidly Ever After
Episode 28: Lucidly Ever After
Talking Points: Are long-term married people fundamentally different from the rest of us?; My Favorite Funeral; Sex Ed: not just for giggling teenagers. Episode 28: Lucidly Ever After is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Marriage." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! https://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2022/09/01/episode-28-lucidly-ever-after/
26:53
September 01, 2022
Episode 27: Passionately Curious
Episode 27: Passionately Curious
Talking Points: What is Passion, anyway?; Taking risks and getting out of our comfort zones; Dungeons, Dragons and Death. Episode 27: Passionately Curious is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Spiritual Life." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: Learn more about LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, on her website and blog, Leaving Well…The Blog. or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
33:58
June 30, 2022
Episode 26: Limits, Boundaries, and Secrets, Oh My!
Episode 26: Limits, Boundaries, and Secrets, Oh My!
Talking Points: Setting boundaries in relationships; the destructive power of secrets in relationships; investing our resources in relationships does not mean bankrupting ourselves. Episode 26:  is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Spiritual Life." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: Learn more about LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, on her website and blog, Leaving Well…The Blog. or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
31:23
June 23, 2022
Episode 25: Anything But Routine
Episode 25: Anything But Routine
Talking Points: Caregivers need care, too; conquering urges and impulses through habits and routines; building a habit of planning. Episode 25: Anything But Routine is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Habits and Routines." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: A copy of Poppy Fields’ weekly planner page can be found here: https://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2022/06/17/episode-25-anything-but-routine/ If you are looking for inspiration around developing habits and routines, check out Gretchen Rubin’s website: https://gretchenrubin.com/ Learn more about LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, on her website and blog, Leaving Well…The Blog. or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
33:54
June 16, 2022
Episode 24: You Are What You Wear
Episode 24: You Are What You Wear
Show Notes Talking Points: You should really stop shopping; Personal Style and Mental Health; I’ll be greeting the guests at my funeral with a cocktail in hand. Episode 24: You Are What You Wear is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Personal Style." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: Lily’s series, “You Should Really Stop Shopping!” starts here: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/04/05/you-should-really-stop-shopping-part-one/ Lily’s many-article ode to Mise en Place starts here: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/05/01/may-1-make-magic-with-mise-en-place/ Learn more about LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, on her website and blog, Leaving Well…The Blog. or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
32:36
June 09, 2022
Episode 23: You've Got a Choice
Episode 23: You've Got a Choice
Talking Points: “To do or refrain from doing, that is the question”, bringing the decision into the now, making wise decisions about end-of-life when you are well. Episode 23: You’ve Got a Choice is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Spiritual Life." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: Learn more about LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, on her website and blog, Leaving Well…The Blog. or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
34:36
June 02, 2022
Episode 22: Gravitas
Episode 22: Gravitas
Talking Points: Gravitas–what is it? What does it look like? How do you get it? Plus, LiElla gives us a concrete exercise in developing Gravitas. Episode 22: Gravitas is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Spiritual Life." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: The article about learning to develop good posture is here: Good Posture Starts in the Mind The journal Liella talked about can be found here:  I Will Die, A Creative Journal For Mortals by Jessica Featherly Learn more about LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, on her website and blog, Leaving Well…The Blog. or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
28:43
May 26, 2022
Episode 21: Sex is Like a Box of Chocolates
Episode 21: Sex is Like a Box of Chocolates
Talking Points: Sex-Positive Parenting; God, Sex, and the Clitoris; Sexual Bereavement Episode 21: Sex is Like a Box of Chocolates is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Sexuality." The series began with Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: Joan Price Sex After Grief: Navigating Your Sexuality After Losing Your Beloved Learn more about LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com/ or on Instagram or Facebook  Jay Stringer Unwanted: How Sexual Brokenness Reveals Our Way to Healing You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
28:54
May 19, 2022
Episode 20: One Theme to Rule Them All
Episode 20: One Theme to Rule Them All
Episode 20: One Theme to Rule Them All  Talking Points: World Wrestling Entertainment as a metaphor for Spiritual Life; A Divine Early Internet lesson; A Pocket Full of Posies. This episode is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "Spiritual Life." The series began back in Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Links: Man sees color for the first time: Man Sees Color For the First Time Learn more about LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com/ or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
29:39
May 12, 2022
Episode 19: Be Your Guest
Episode 19: Be Your Guest
Episode 19: Be Your Guest is part of our series on the Ideal Life Categories, this week's theme being "A Clean House." The series began with Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies, in case you want to get caught up! Talking Points: Keeping house is not a project; Why don’t we do this more often?; Be Your Guest; Wicked Cleaning. Links: Dana K. White’s work can be found on her website, https://www.aslobcomesclean.com/. Her podcast, A Slob Comes Clean, can be found on all podcast platforms. She is amazing. Learn more about LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com/ or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
31:29
May 05, 2022
Episode 18: Make Your Children Proud
Episode 18: Make Your Children Proud
Talking Points: The Work of Childhood; Free-Thinkers and Oddballs; Infertility and miscarriage; Supporting a grieving parent. This week, a slightly stuffed-up Lily and the always fabulous LiElla bring the challenge of living out the Golden Rule to bear on parenting. Whether you are currently a parent, you are struggling to become a parent, or someone you know is a grieving parent, there is something here for you today. Links: All Work and No Fun by Jennifer Senior: https://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/02/books/review/all-joy-and-no-fun-by-jennifer-senior.html Janet Lansbury on Elevating Childcare and the RIE Method: https://www.janetlansbury.com/ Bandra Bukowski on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bandra_bukowski/ Virtual Death Café, hosted by LiElla Kelly of Leaving Well End-of-Life Planning will be held on April 30 at 11:00AM MT. Register here: https://deathcafe.com/deathcafe/14940/ You can also find LiElla on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com/ or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
30:44
April 28, 2022
Episode 17: Planning for Joy
Episode 17: Planning for Joy
Talking Points: Decision fatigue; Life lessons from a wedding planner; The humble checklist–if it’s good enough for a brain surgeon it’s good enough for me; a wicked “just in case” discussion. Lily’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCipXE0M_lxUh6l3fUFRAwlA Virtual Death Café, hosted by LiElla Kelly of Leaving Well End-of-Life Planning will be held on April 30 at 11:00AM MT. You can also find LiElla on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com/ or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/, here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
30:48
April 21, 2022
Episode 16: Take This Job and Love It
Episode 16: Take This Job and Love It
Talking Points: Work and the meaning of life; the wisdom of Elphaba–or, how your weird quirks can be your passport to a more meaningful career; but Lily, I HATE MY JOB! Links and Housekeeping: LiElla will be hosting a virtual Death Café via Zoom on April 30 at 11:00AM MT. You can pre-register here: https://deathcafe.com/deathcafe/14940/ You can also find LiElla on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com/ or on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leaving.well.death.doula/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=leaving%20well%20end-of-life%20planning What Color Is Your Parachute: https://www.parachutebook.com The Wizard and I: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZyQwjVRT5c Ted Talk by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi about Flow: https://www.ted.com/talks/mihaly_csikszentmihalyi_flow_the_secret_to_happiness?language=en You can contact Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or find her other work here: https://linktr.ee/lilyfieldschallenge A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use of the song La Joie for the Intro and Outtro to the show. Also, thanks to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it.
26:46
April 14, 2022
Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies
Episode 15: The One About Our Bodies
Episode 15 Talking Points: The Ideal Life Exercise–those precious fifteen minutes and four questions that will help you make progress; Lily takes you on a ride in a time machine; If you can’t say something nice…; Curiosity as the antithesis to fear. LiElla will be hosting an online Death Café on April 30, 2022. This is a safe space for those who are curious about End-of-Life issues or have down-to-brass-tacks questions. You can ask LiElla anything death related, and she will, without judgment, give you an answer if there is one to be had! Lily will be attending, too. We’ll get you the Zoom meeting link as soon as it becomes available. LiElla’s Death Doula work can be found here: https://leavingwellmt.com/ To read more from Lily about the importance of tracking our periods and some ideas for keeping on top of the trackable, measurable aspects of our health, try here: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/07/30/the-building-block-of-womans-health/ More from Bessel Van Der Kolk, the neuroscience research LiElla quoted can be found here: https://www.besselvanderkolk.com/ A great big merci to the marvelous Matt Kugler for his stylings on the ukelele version of Big Yellow Taxi, and for making us sound so nice. That was fun. Let’s do it again sometime! That little one-minute version of Big Yellow Taxi can be found here, as a special bonus for podcast listeners: https://youtu.be/dwEH4cGiAC0 Listen to it when you are feeling down about your bodies. Remember to dance. As always, I want to give a great big thank you to Seven Production in Mulhouse France for the use of the song, “La Joie” as the intro and outro to the show.
33:54
April 07, 2022
Episode 14: Know Thyself
Episode 14: Know Thyself
Talking Points: To Know, Know, Know You, is to Love Love Love You; Prince Charming visits Wonderland and a philosophical powwow ensues; Curiosity Killed the Cat If you have a philosophy question that you would like to put to Charming Fields, the Philosopher Prince, he's here for it. Drop a line to Lily, lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, with "Philosophy Question" in the title. If it's a question that he can answer, I'll see to it that he gets some pod-time to answer it for you! LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, can be reached via her website, https://leavingwellmt.com or on social media as @leaving.well.death.doula. The Leaving Well Virtual Death Café will take place on April 30, 2022. Keep an eye out on our social media or check next week’s show notes! Our private Facebook group, You Are Not Done Sparkling Yet (https://www.facebook.com/groups/309886354511956) is available to give you a place to get some encouragement and support as you navigate the pursuit of your Ideal Life. You can reach Lily on Instagram, @lilyfieldschallenge, on Facebook as Lily Fields, or by email lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com. You can also follow the show, @singwithyour feet. There will be a few fun behind-the-scenes things to share Special thanks to Seven Production in Mulhouse, France for the use of the song La Joie as the intro and outro to the show. Check them out here: https://7prod.fr. Also, a great big thank you to Claude Ekwe who wrote that slappin’ number, and to the indomitable Matt Kugler for his vocal stylings.
32:31
March 31, 2022
Episode 13: A Sparkling Legacy
Episode 13: A Sparkling Legacy
Talking Points: Memento Mori; A Legacy of Maxiskirts and Duct-Tape Bowties; How you use your time is your legacy. The long version of Lily’s airport heaven fanfiction is in podcast Episode 3: On Heaven and Dinosaur Poop. LiElla Kelly, Death Doula, can be reached via her website, https://leavingwellmt.com or on Instagram: @leaving.well.death.doula. She treats the subject of death with great wisdom and, sometimes even a touch of humor. You would do well to check out her work. Taken By Trees, Sweet Child O Mine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dqVDQ-lF4Q Our private Facebook group, You Are Not Done Sparkling Yet (https://www.facebook.com/groups/309886354511956) is available to give you a place to get some encouragement and support as you navigate the pursuit of your Ideal Life. You can reach Lily on Instagram, @lilyfieldschallenge or by email lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com. Special thanks to Seven Production in Mulhouse, France for the use of the song La Joie as the intro and outro to the show. Check them out here: https://7prod.fr
29:34
March 24, 2022
Episode 12: Closing the Casket
Episode 12: Closing the Casket
Content warning: In this episode, we will be talking about death and funerals, as well as about miscarriage and depression. If you need professional mental health support, no matter what phase of life you are in, please get it. Talking Points: Closing the casket and life transitions; miscarriage, or when there is no casket to close; dealing with rage–when there are seasons of your own life on which you need to close the casket. The Great Bathrobe Refashion of 2021 can be found here: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/05/18/the-great-2021-bathrobe-refashion/ Check out LiElla Kelly, Death Doula on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com or on Instagram: @leaving.well.death.doula. Our private Facebook group, You Are Not Done Sparkling Yet (https://www.facebook.com/groups/309886354511956) is available to give you a place to get some encouragement and support as you navigate the pursuit of your Ideal Life. You can reach Lily on Instagram, @lilyfieldschallenge or by email lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com. Special thanks to Seven Production in Mulhouse, France for the use of the song La Joie as the intro and outro to the show. Check them out here: https://7prod.fr
34:08
March 17, 2022
Episode 11: A Wardrobe Storyteller
Episode 11: A Wardrobe Storyteller
Talking Points: Mise en Place, Clothes and our mental health, Enclothed Cognition, the Color Purple and what not to wear to a funeral. Links: Check out LiElla Kelly, Death Doula on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com or on Instagram: @leaving.well.death.doula. Our private Facebook group, You Are Not Done Sparkling Yet (https://www.facebook.com/groups/309886354511956) is available to give you a place to get some encouragement and support as you navigate the pursuit of your Ideal Life. Links to articles about Enclothed Cognition: https://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/03/science/clothes-and-self-perception.html, TedTalk: https://www.ted.com/talks/jennifer_millspaugh_how_your_clothes_impact_your_life_re_examining_our_relationship_to_fashion Never underestimate the power of pretty underwear by Poppy Fields. http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/05/11/may-11-never-underestimate-the-power-of-pretty-underwear/ Special thanks to Seven Production in Mulhouse, France for the use of the song La Joie as the intro and outro to the show. Check them out here: https://7prod.fr You can reach Lily on Instagram, @lilyfieldschallenge or by email lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com.
30:36
March 10, 2022
Episode 10: La Vie En Rose
Episode 10: La Vie En Rose
Talking Points: The Wandering Womb, Plans versus Wishes and La Vie en Rose vs the Ideal Life.  Links: Sawbones: Hysteria Episode: https://maximumfun.org/episodes/sawbones/sawbones-hysteria/ If you’re curious about Luke Perry and his final wishes, click here: https://www.bbc.com/news/48140812 Check out LiElla Kelly, Death Doula on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com or on Instagram: @leaving.well.death.doula. Our private Facebook group, You Are Not Done Sparkling Yet (https://www.facebook.com/groups/309886354511956) is available to give you a place to get some encouragement and support as you navigate the pursuit of your Ideal Life. You can reach Lily on Instagram, @lilyfieldschallenge or by email lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com. Special thanks to Seven Production in Mulhouse, France for the use of the song La Joie as the intro and outro to the show. Check them out here: https://7prod.fr
31:51
March 03, 2022
Episode 9: Celebrate Everything
Episode 9: Celebrate Everything
Talking Points: Boobie Retirement Parties and Menopause Happy Hours, Gigi teaches a toddler to have a cocktail party. Links: Here is a very basic overview of the Ideal Life Exercise: https://wordpress.com/page/lilyfieldschallenge.com/637 Check out LiElla Kelly, Death Doula on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com or on Instagram: @leaving.well.death.doula.  Our private Facebook group, You Are Not Done Sparkling Yet (https://www.facebook.com/groups/309886354511956) is available to give you a place to get some encouragement and support as you navigate the pursuit of your Ideal Life. You can reach Lily on Instagram, @lilyfieldschallenge or by email lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com.  Special thanks to Seven Production in Mulhouse, France for the use of the song La Joie as the intro and outro to the show. Check them out here: https://7prod.fr
31:04
February 24, 2022
Episode 8: Making Virtue Sexy Again
Episode 8: Making Virtue Sexy Again
Talking Points: Virtue and sexy show up in the same sentence. What are the top five regrets of the dying, and how can we avoid them? (Hint: Virtue again.) Lily gets lucid about her own virtue and lack thereof; the essential difference between the French and Americans (it all boils down to silk scarves and baseball caps.) Links: The Virtue Quiz can be found here:  http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/01/20/the-virtue-game-play-along-at-home Check out LiElla Kelly, Death Doula on her website, https://leavingwellmt.com or on Instagram: @leaving.well.death.doula. Our private Facebook group, You Are Not Done Sparkling Yet (https://www.facebook.com/groups/309886354511956) is available to give you a place to get some encouragement and support as you navigate the pursuit of your Ideal Life. You can reach Lily on Instagram, @lilyfieldschallenge or by email lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com. Special thanks to Seven Production in Mulhouse, France for the use of the song La Joie as the intro and outro to the show. Check them out here: https://7prod.fr
30:22
February 17, 2022
Episode 7: My Intentional Valentine
Episode 7: My Intentional Valentine
This episode is going to be a little different, but...different *can* be good!  Lily wants you to be your own intentional Valentine this year. She hands out handmade Valentines to the people who helped her get her sparkle back and the people who have helped her celebrate finding it again. Plus, she gets a decidedly non-Valentines-y letter from a mysterious stranger. In this episode: Until the end of February, Sing With Your Feet listeners get a 15% discount on LEVITAYT stress relief jewelry with promo code LILY15. Visit their website: https://www.levitayt.com/ Discover more mental health and self-love deep thoughts from the extraordinary @bandra_bukowski on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bandra_bukowski/ Get to know Jonathan and what he's up to here: https://7prod.fr/ Seven Production does some pretty amazing work, so if you're ever in the market for a production company in France, hit them up! (Just remember, Jonathan's love language is saying "no" ;) Read about Izabela and her journey to getting her sparkle back here: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/2021/04/17/she-sparkles-an-interview-with-izabela-rabehanta/ Matt Kugler's English-language website is here: https://matt-k.fr/en/ More info about his album project is forthcoming. If you're curious about the Wicked Stepsister, take a look at https://leavingwellmt.com/ We'll be hearing more from LiElla Kelly of Leaving Well over the next few weeks. A very special thank you to the aforementioned Seven Production for the use of the song "La Joie" as the intro and outtro to the show, to Matt Kugler who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it. You guys always bring La Joie (and fear and trembling, too!)
28:36
February 10, 2022
Episode 6: Desperately Seeking Sparkle
Episode 6: Desperately Seeking Sparkle
Talking Points: The art of savoring; the origin of singing with our feet; sparkle is a community affair; a letter from Dottie Delphinium. Until the end of February 2022, Sing With Your Feet listeners can get a discount on the stress relief jewelry from LEVITAYT (https://www.levitayt.com/)I gratuitously raved about in the blog. Use promo code LILY15. Find Lily on: Instagram: @lilyfieldschallenge TikTok: @lilyfieldschallenge Or by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com The intro and outtro to the show, entitled, “La Joie” (Joy) was composed by Claude Ekwe. That voice you hear? That joyful, dreamy voice? That’s Matt Kugler. Go take a look at his YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/MATTKworship. You will thank me. Lastly, a grand merci to Jonathan Moulin and Seven Production (https://7prod.fr/) for the use of “La Joie” for the intro and outtro to the show.
29:32
February 05, 2022
Episode 5: Getting Geeky With It
Episode 5: Getting Geeky With It
Talking points: A visit to the jewelers, Gigi takes a run in stilettos and a Love Language polyglot. To learn more about the Five Love Languages, check out Gary Chapman's website: https://www.5lovelanguages.com/ Until the end of February 2022, Sing With Your Feet listeners can get a discount on the stress relief jewelry from LEVITAYT(https://www.levitayt.com/)I gratuitously raved about in the blog. Use promo code LILY15. Find Lily on: Instagram: @lilyfieldschallenge TikTok: @lilyfieldschallenge Or by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com The intro and outtro to the show, entitled, “La Joie” (Joy) was composed by Claude Ekwe. That voice you hear? That joyful, dreamy voice? That’s Matt Kugler. Go take a look at his YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/MATTKworship. You will thank me. Lastly, a grand merci to Jonathan Moulin and Seven Production (https://7prod.fr/) for the use of “La Joie” for the intro and outtro to the show.
28:32
January 27, 2022
Episode 4: MacGyvering KonMari
Episode 4: MacGyvering KonMari
Talking points: Serenity Now!, Death by Perfectionism, and how Marie Kondo helped me write a novel. Until the end of February 2022, Sing With Your Feet listeners can get a discount on the stress relief jewelry from LEVITAYT(https://www.levitayt.com/)I gratuitously raved about in the blog. Use promo code LILY15. Join Lily on: TikTok: @lilyfieldschallenge Instagram: @lily.fields.challenge The intro and outtro to the show, entitled, “La Joie” (Joy) was composed by Claude Ekwe. That voice you hear? That joyful, dreamy voice? That’s Matt Kugler. Go take a look at his YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/MATTKworship. You will thank me. Lastly, a grand merci to Jonathan Moulin and Seven Production (https://7prod.fr/) for the use of “La Joie” for the intro and outtro to the show. 
27:44
January 20, 2022
Episode 3: On Heaven and Dinosaur Poop
Episode 3: On Heaven and Dinosaur Poop
Lily dishes on buried treasures, talks back to the voices in your head, drags you through an airport in her heaven FanFic and shares a moment with Ian Malcolm on Isla Nublar. For more about the Ideal Life Exercise, try here: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/the-ideal-life/ Come visit Lily at her home on the web: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/about-lily-fields-challenge/ A grand merci to Seven Productions (https://7prod.fr/) for the use of the fan-flippin'-tabulous song "La Joie" for the intro and outtro to the show, to the amazing Matt Kugler (https://matt-k.fr) who sang it and Claude Ekwe who wrote it. I may not say it very often, but you guys are my heroes.
25:29
January 13, 2022
A Much Needed Pep-talk
A Much Needed Pep-talk
On Thursday, you are going to get a much-needed pep-talk from your fairy godmother in Episode 3: On Heaven and Dinosaur Poop. But for now, here is a little teaser! Please subscribe, rate, review and share with others who need a little pep-talk too!
05:44
January 10, 2022
Episode 2: You Are A Hero
Episode 2: You Are A Hero
Lily, your fairy godmother, lays out the evidence as to why you should believe that you are a real hero with real treasures and real value. She'll introduce you to Gigi, the tragi-comic woman who shaped many of her own beliefs about herself--beliefs that ultimately proved false, but still to this day have an outsized impact. She'll encourage you to take back the power of the pen over your own life, to start re-writing your narrative by investing fifteen little minutes every day to imagining your Ideal Life.
26:47
January 06, 2022
Episode 1: The Funeral Singer
Episode 1: The Funeral Singer
Meet Lily Fields, fairy godmother extraordinaire...okay, maybe not. But Lily does have a few thoughts about how our own incessant wanting for more makes us miserable, and how lessons learned at a funeral can give us a new lease on life. In this first episode, Lily asks you to consider who you would be in your Ideal Life, and offers a simple exercise to get you thinking about what that Ideal Life might look like. 
24:29
January 06, 2022
Teaser: The Funeral Singer
Teaser: The Funeral Singer
Here is the briefest of glimpses into Episode 1 of Sing With Your Feet: The Funeral Singer.  Please subscribe, share, rate, review...all those things will help others find the podcast and start spreading the fairy dust. Come visit Lily at her home on the web: http://lilyfieldschallenge.com/about-lily-fields-challenge/ A grand merci to Seven Productions (https://7prod.fr/) for the use of the song "La Joie" for the intro and outtro to the show, to the amazing Matt Kugler (https://matt-k.fr) who sang it, and Claude Ekwe who wrote it. You guys always bring "La Joie."
07:44
January 04, 2022
How do you sing with your feet?
How do you sing with your feet?
Lily brandishes her magic wand to get you thinking about what it might mean for you to start singing with your feet.
01:45
January 01, 2022
Trailer: Sing With Your Feet
Trailer: Sing With Your Feet
Meet Lily, your fairy godmother!
01:20
December 30, 2021