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Gentler: Practical Self-Care

Gentler: Practical Self-Care

By Maya Fleming
Join me on my journey of post-grad self-care, personal development, and adulthood. Listen to the self care podcast today!
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107: Q&A + Life Update!
In this episode, I share some Gentler and life updates (like where I'm moving and what's changing with Gentler). I also answer some Q&A questions about my dating life, childhood, and more! Follow Gentler: https://www.instagram.com/gentlerpod/?hl=en Follow Maya: https://www.instagram.com/mayanfleming/?hl=en
34:55
July 20, 2021
106. ☕️ Money Misconceptions with Expert Tori Dunlap of Her First $100k
In this Gentler Chat episode, I speak with Tori Dunlap of Her First $100k about money misconceptions, what you need to know about investing NOW, and how her ideas about money changed as an entrepreneur. FOLLOW TORI: https://www.instagram.com/herfirst100k/ TORI'S PRODUCTS: https://herfirst100k.com/products
49:46
July 8, 2021
105. ☕️ Peaceful Productivity with Jess Massey
In this Gentler Chat episode, I speak with Jess Massey about peaceful productivity, her "hustle sanely" approach, and her unexpected journey to becoming a productivity coach. FOLLOW JESS:  https://www.instagram.com/jessmmassey/ Use code READY10 for 10% off of the Hustle Sanely Handbook - jessicamassey.com/handbook
29:11
July 8, 2021
104. ☕️ Self-Care & Full Time Entrepreneurship at 23? Taylor Graham Does it! (Gentler Chat)
In this Gentler Chat episode, I talk to social media expert and agency owner, Taylor Graham. We chat about her being a full time entrepreneur at age 23, practicing self-care as a business owner, and the mistake she thinks side hustlers make when it comes to passion. Listen to my episode on Taylor's podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/22-infusing-self-care-as-a-daily-practice-with-maya-fleming/id1554832476?i=1000526567090 Follow Taylor: https://www.instagram.com/taygrahambiz/ Follow Gentler: https://www.instagram.com/gentlerpod/
38:49
June 26, 2021
103: 🕵🏽‍♀️ Sneaky Imposter Syndrome
In today's episode, I share my strategies for pushing through imposter syndrome and showing up fully for yourself at work and everywhere else.  Vision + Action Info & Application: https://mayafleming.com/work-with-me/ Book a free self-care call with Maya:  https://calendly.com/begentler/gentler-hangout Follow Gentler: https://www.instagram.com/gentlerpod/?hl=en Follow Maya: https://www.instagram.com/mayanfleming/?hl=en
21:44
June 23, 2021
102: Quitting Your Job in a Pandemic & Self-Care for Entrepreneurs with Livia Boerger (Gentler Chat)
In this Gentler Chat episode, I talk with Livia Boerger, the self-care & wellness coach behind Made with Lemons. We chat about the mistakes entrepreneurs make, the reason she quit her job right before the pandemic started, and how she did so in a practical way.  Check out some of Liv's resources: Clear Your Way to Calm Course 15 Ways to Overcome Overwhelm Phone Detox: 4 Steps to More Productivity Follow Liv on Instagram
48:41
June 11, 2021
101: 😅 If you feel like you're playing it too small...
In this episode I break down "small step season" and how I find comfort in it as someone who prefers BIG, eye catching action.  Book a free call https://calendly.com/begentler/self-care-makeover Free productivity + self-care workshop free.begentler.com Follow Maya on IG https://www.instagram.com/mayanfleming/ Follow Gentler on IG https://www.instagram.com/gentlerpod/
29:24
June 8, 2021
🎉 THE 100TH EPISODE 🎉
THANK YOU ALL FOR EVERYTHING! FREE productivity workshop: free.begentler.com Follow the Gentler Instagram (& share your Gentler story): https://www.instagram.com/gentlerpod/ Follow Maya on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mayanfleming/
23:45
June 4, 2021
99: 🤯 The BIGGEST Self Care Mistake You're Making
In this episode, I share the most prominent self care mistake I see and give 3 suggestions on how to fix it. FREE productivity workshop: free.begentler.com Follow the Gentler Instagram (& share your Gentler story): https://www.instagram.com/gentlerpod/ Follow Maya on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/mayanfleming/ Gentler Guide to Financial Self-Care: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care
26:17
June 1, 2021
98: All Money Ain't Good Money 💰🤷🏾‍♀️
In this episode I share my advice on leaving behind "easy money" and "good jobs." DM me to be a part of the podcast group program! https://www.instagram.com/mayanfleming/ Free Productivity Workshop free.begentler.com
36:23
May 25, 2021
97: ☕️ Growing Your Platform with Austen Tosone (Gentler Chat)
In this Gentler Chat episode, I talk with fashion and beauty content creator Austen Tosone all about creating balance in your career, slowing down and growing still, asking the right questions when it comes to brand campaigns, and figure out what kind of content to post in the first place. Use code 'GENTLER' from 5/19-6/30 to get Right on Pitch for only $5! Follow Austen: https://www.instagram.com/austentosone/ https://austentosone.com Get free tips from me in their inbox each week and an instant download of SEO tips by going to http://austentosone.com/subscribe 
38:15
May 20, 2021
96: Self Care @ Work: Gaining Confidence
In this episode I share 6 tips for eliminating work anxiety by boosting your confidence in your abilities at work. DM me to be a part of the podcast group program! https://www.instagram.com/mayanfleming/
16:11
May 20, 2021
95: ☕️ Gentler Chat with Period Whisperer, Bria Evenson
In this Gentler Chat episode, I talk with Bria Evenson, aka the Period Whisperer, about menstrual cycles, knowing your rhythms, dieting, aging, and more! It was such a great conversation for people who menstruate (and those who don't!), so listen & give it a share! Follow Bria: https://www.instagram.com/bria.evenson/ https://www.briaevenson.com
32:40
May 12, 2021
94: 😭 Getting Through a Quarter Life Crisis
In this episode, I share the main contributors to my current quarter life crisis and the things I'm doing to get through it.  Productivity & self-care workshop: free.begentler.com Follow Gentler: www.instagram.com/gentlerpod Follow Maya: www.instagram.com/mayanfleming
34:09
May 11, 2021
93: Boundaries, Burn Out, and More with Therapist Lea Lester (Gentler Chat)
In this Gentler Chat episode, I speak with licensed therapist, Lea Lester. We talk about personal boundaries, preventing burn out, self-care (of course!) and more! Free productivity workshop: free.begentler.com Follow Lea: https://www.instagram.com/feelwithlea/ https://lealester.com
29:39
May 10, 2021
92: What to do FIRST with Financial Self-Care
In this episode, I share the first steps you should focus on when it comes to financial self-care, including my money truths! Productivity & self-care workshop: free.begentler.com Follow Gentler: www.instagram.com/gentlerpod Follow Maya: www.instagram.com/mayanfleming
30:51
May 4, 2021
91: ☕️ Movement vs. Exercise with Annette Cashell (Gentler Chat)
In this Gentler Chat episode, I speak with movement coach, Annette Cashell. We discuss exercise vs. movement, how to add movement to your day, how to take a gratitude approach to your body, and more! FOLLOW Annette: https://www.instagram.com/movementmakeovers/?hl=en  FREE resource How to Sit less https://www.malahidepilates.com/newsletter/ FREE 45 min webinar "Take the Pain Out of Working from Home" https://www.malahidepilates.com/take-the-pain-out-of-working-from-home/
38:11
April 28, 2021
90: Making Good Habits Non-Negotiable 💪🏽
In this episode I share tips I use to make my good habits *easy* and non-negotiable.  JOIN OUR LIVE WORKSHOP: free.begentler.com
22:35
April 26, 2021
89: Loneliness & Community Building with Cat Lantigua (Gentler Chat)
In this Gentler Chat episode, I talk with Cat Lantigua, a community architect and the founder & CEO of Goddess Council, a wellness community and sisterhood. We discuss self-care, dealing with ownership, and the responsibility of community building, among other topics.  Follow Cat Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cat.lantigua/ Website: https://www.catlantigua.com Follow Gentler Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gentlerpod/ Website: https://www.begentler.com
31:09
April 21, 2021
88: 💌 Fun Ways to Improve Self-Love
In this episode, I share some self-love tips designed to help you elevate the status YOU hold in your life. Attend my free workshop (& win prizes!): free.begentler.com
18:20
April 19, 2021
87: ☕️✨ Entrepreneurship & Imposter Syndrome with Natalie Barbu (Gentler Chat)
In this Gentler Chat episode, I talk with Natalie Barbu about time management, entrepreneurship, and finding confidence and love for yourself.  WHERE TO FIND NATALIE: IG: https://www.instagram.com/nataliebarbu/ APP: https://www.instagram.com/rellasocial/ AGENCY: https://www.instagram.com/webloomsocial/ PODCAST: https://www.instagram.com/therealreelpodcast/ Book recommendation: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
32:36
April 14, 2021
86: Maya's Routines & Life Updates 😬
In this episode, I share some life updates, and I give a detailed rundown of how my morning, workday, and night routines look! FREEBIES: Budget Template: https://bit.ly/3dID9X730 Daily Affirmations eBook: https://bit.ly/3q9qdwk Time-blocking Sheet: https://bit.ly/3b0M2cU Book a 30 minute self-care chat with me: https://calendly.com/begentler/self-care-makeover Training for People with Busy Schedules: free.begentler.com JOIN THE 1-ON-1 COACHING WAITLIST: Join the Coaching Waitlist: https://bit.ly/2ZZSMS8 FOLLOW ME: instagram.com/mayanfleming instagram.com/gentlerpod
30:21
April 12, 2021
85: ☕️ Mindset and Branding with Tamika Arnold (Gentler Chat)
In this Gentler Chat episode, I speak with Tamika Arnold, a UK based content creator and service provider. We discuss mindset & affirmations and the sneaky ways they contribute to the ways we show up and take action in our side hustles and businesses.  Follow Tamika: https://www.instagram.com/tamikaarnold/?hl=en https://tamikaarnold.com Tamika's free affirmation eBook: https://tamikaarnold.com/product/creating-change-through-daily-affirmations-e-book/
21:40
April 7, 2021
84: 🥴💰 My Account is in the Negative
In this episode, I talk about what I did to practice financial self-care when my bank accounts were negative. FREEBIES: Budget Template: https://bit.ly/3dID9X730  Daily Affirmations eBook: https://bit.ly/3q9qdwk Time-blocking Sheet: https://bit.ly/3b0M2cU Book a 30 minute self-care chat with me: https://calendly.com/begentler/self-care-makeover Training for People with Busy Schedules: free.begentler.com JOIN THE 1-ON-1 COACHING WAITLIST: Join the Coaching Waitlist: https://bit.ly/2ZZSMS8 FOLLOW ME: instagram.com/mayanfleming instagram.com/gentlerpod
19:55
April 5, 2021
83: ☕️ Manifestation Talk with Kimberley Wenya (Gentler Chat)
In this Gentler Chat episode, I speak with Kimberley Wenya, manifestation and mindset mentor about all things law of attraction and more.  Follow Kimberley: https://www.instagram.com/kimberleywenya/ https://www.kimberleywenya.com FREEBIES: 30 Daily Affirmations eBook: https://bit.ly/3q9qdwk Budget Template: https://bit.ly/3dID9X7 Time-blocking Sheet: https://bit.ly/3b0M2cU Book a 30 minute self-care chat with me: https://calendly.com/begentler/self-care-makeover Training for People with Busy Schedules: free.begentler.com JOIN THE 1-ON-1 COACHING WAITLIST: Join the Coaching Waitlist: https://bit.ly/2ZZSMS8 FOLLOW ME: instagram.com/mayanfleming instagram.com/gentlerpod
27:25
March 31, 2021
82: 😩 How to Get Through Tasks You Hate
In today’s episode, I share 4 ways to make those uninteresting, soul sucking tasks a little bit easier! Want to set aside time for your side hustle so you can actually make extra money doing something you love? DM me ‘SIDE HUSTLE’ on Instagram! FREEBIES: 30 Daily Affirmations eBook: https://bit.ly/3q9qdwk Budget Template: https://bit.ly/3dID9X7 Time-blocking Sheet: https://bit.ly/3b0M2cU Book a 30 minute self-care chat with me: https://calendly.com/begentler/self-care-makeover Training for People with Busy Schedules: free.begentler.com JOIN THE 1-ON-1 COACHING WAITLIST: Join the Coaching Waitlist: https://bit.ly/2ZZSMS8 FOLLOW ME: instagram.com/mayanfleming instagram.com/gentlerpod
21:06
March 29, 2021
81: How to Set Aside Time for your Side Hustle (And *Actually* Make 💰)
In today's bonus episode, I break down my method for setting aside time for my side hustle and deciding which actions are unnecessary and which ones will actually make me money. FREEBIES: 30 Daily Affirmations eBook: https://bit.ly/3q9qdwk Budget Template: https://bit.ly/3dID9X7 Time-blocking Sheet: https://bit.ly/3b0M2cU Book a 30 minute self-care chat with me: https://calendly.com/begentler/self-care-makeover Training for People with Busy Schedules: free.begentler.com JOIN THE 1-ON-1 COACHING WAITLIST: Join the Coaching Waitlist: https://bit.ly/2ZZSMS8 FOLLOW ME: instagram.com/mayanfleming instagram.com/gentlerpod
26:60
March 25, 2021
80: The Dream Factory ☁️ ✨
In this episode, I share how to take your dreams and make them a reality with 3 steps.  FREEBIES: 30 Daily Affirmations eBook: https://bit.ly/3q9qdwk Budget Template: https://bit.ly/3dID9X7 Time-blocking Sheet: https://bit.ly/3b0M2cU Book a 30 minute self-care chat with me: https://calendly.com/begentler/self-care-makeover Training for People with Busy Schedules: free.begentler.com JOIN THE 1-ON-1 COACHING WAITLIST: Join the Coaching Waitlist: https://bit.ly/2ZZSMS8 FOLLOW ME: instagram.com/mayanfleming instagram.com/gentlerpod
25:15
March 22, 2021
79: ☕️ Gentler Chat with Ph.D. Student Faith Newsome
✨ In this Gentler Chat episode, I talk with Faith Newsome, a grad student and nonprofit founder (!) about self-care as a student, fighting comparison, and being productive with your goals.  If you enjoyed this episode, share it with a friend, rate, and review! Connect with Faith: https://twitter.com/faithhh_anne
24:36
March 11, 2021
78: 🤑 How to Balance Between Spending & Saving
In this episode, I share how to take a financial self-care approach to the spending vs. saving dilemma. Want to dive in deeper? DM me to request a part 2 or book a FREE self-care makeover call where we can dive into the specifics for *your* situation. FREEBIES: 30 Daily Affirmations eBook: https://bit.ly/3q9qdwk Budget Template: https://bit.ly/3dID9X7 Time-blocking Sheet: https://bit.ly/3b0M2cU Book a 30 minute self-care chat with me: https://calendly.com/begentler/self-care-makeover Training for People with Busy Schedules: free.begentler.com JOIN THE 1-ON-1 COACHING WAITLIST: Join the Coaching Waitlist: https://bit.ly/2ZZSMS8 FOLLOW ME: instagram.com/mayanfleming instagram.com/gentlerpod
24:44
March 8, 2021
77: ☕️ GC-Taking a Gratitude Approach to Fitness with Trainer Jennifer Cassandra
In this Gentler Chat episode, Maya talks with Jenn of JL Move, an all-women's fitness community about navigating routines during the pandemic, finding gratitude in fitness, and learning how to treat your body.  FOLLOW JENN:  www.instagram.com/jl_move FOLLOW GENTLER: www.instagram.com/gentlerpod
40:12
March 4, 2021
76: How to Handle Overwhelm
In this episode, Maya goes through her 3 step process of navigating overwhelm.  FREEBIES: 30 Daily Affirmations eBook: https://bit.ly/3q9qdwk Budget Template: https://bit.ly/3dID9X7 Time-blocking Sheet: https://bit.ly/3b0M2cU Book a 30 minute self-care chat with me: https://calendly.com/begentler/self-care-makeover Training for People with Busy Schedules: free.begentler.com JOIN THE 1-ON-1 COACHING WAITLIST: Join the Coaching Waitlist: https://bit.ly/2ZZSMS8 FOLLOW ME: instagram.com/mayanfleming instagram.com/gentlerpod
24:51
March 1, 2021
75: How to Use Credit Cards the *RIGHT* Way 💰
Credit cards are purposely confusing, but in this episode, Maya shares 4 tips that will help you maximize the benefit of credit cards. Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/492306534707257 FREE Training https://free.begentler.com/training-registration-1
27:23
February 8, 2021
74: 💕✨ How to Spend Valentine's Day—single or not
In this episode, Maya talks about what everyone should be doing this Valentine's Day, regardless of relationship status. FREE training to carve out an hour a day for goals & self-care: free.begentler.com Virtual game night: backyard.co Affirmation episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/do-affirmations-really-work-yes-they-do-heres-how/id1486917785?i=1000499931163
18:46
February 1, 2021
73: ☕️ Gentler Chat: Financial Expert Zoe Abbott
In this Gentler Chat episode, Maya talks to financial expert and consultant, Zoe Abbott, about educating yourself financially, getting out of a hard spot and more.  FOLLOW ZOE: https://www.instagram.com/thezoeabbott/ FREE FINANCIAL NEEDS ANALYSIS: https://thezoeabbott.com/financial-analysis/
26:07
January 27, 2021
72: 🥊 How to Prevent (& Beat) Burn Out
In this episode, Maya shares 5 ways to prevent burn out.  FREE training for people with busy schedules: free.begentler.com Gentler Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/492306534707257
19:60
January 26, 2021
71: 📝📚 How to Make Journaling Practical + My Journaling Routine
In this episode, Maya shares her current journaling routine + 5 ways she keeps journaling practical in any season of life! Sign up for the FREE training for people with busy schedules: https://bit.ly/2XNMa8t Join the FREE Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/492306534707257 Follow Gentler on Instagram: instagram.com/gentlerpod Follow Maya on Instagram: instagram.com/mayanfleming Want to pitch yourself for a Gentler Chat episode? Email info@begentler.com with AMPLE information about yourself and area(s) of expertise.
17:43
January 19, 2021
70: 💰✨ 2021 Financial Self-Care Steps
In this episode, Maya gives an overview of some financial self-care truths & shares 5 practical things you can do to uphold them. Gentler Guide to Financial Self-Care: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care How to Connect to Your Future Self: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-practically-connect-to-your-future-self/id1486917785?i=1000495454081 Investing Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/when-should-i-start-investing-financial-self-care/id1486917785?i=1000494297686 How to Stop Overspending: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-do-i-stop-overspending/id1486917785?i=1000490400152 What to do When You Fail: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/do-this-when-you-fail/id1486917785?i=1000487717787
33:13
January 12, 2021
69: 💪🏾 Gentle Productivity
In this episode, Maya shares 5 of the strategies she uses to prioritize effectively and take a self-care approach to productivity. Also, listen to the end to hear how you can still become a Founding Member of Club Gentler (until 12/30/2020).  Purchase a Gentler Guide: https://www.begentler.com/new-products Sinking Fund episode https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/financial-self-care-sinking-funds/id1486917785?i=1000458962518 Want to be on a Gentler Chat episode? Contact us? Send a nice note? Email: info@begentler.com Instagram www.instagram.com/gentlerpod
25:15
December 28, 2020
68: ✨ Active Gratitude Hack + Showing Up for Myself
In today's episode, Maya shares a new strategy she's been using to practice active gratitude and show up for herself continuously. Club Gentler Interest Form: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5fd44286716e9e01f90651b5 Gentler Guide to Goal-Setting: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/gentler-guide-to-goal-setting-pre-order "What to do When You Fail" Episode https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/do-this-when-you-fail/id1486917785?i=1000487717787 "Active Gratitude" Episode https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wtf-is-active-gratitude/id1486917785?i=1000463825468 Gentler Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/49230653470725
37:33
December 21, 2020
67: ☕️ Gentler Chat: Self-Love & Shifts with "Monday Vibes" Founder Elizabeth Su
In this Gentler Chat episode, I talk with Elizabeth Su about self-care, shifting into an aligned path, and so much more! Don’t forget to rate & review! Sign up for the Monday Vibes newsletter: https://elizabethsu.com/mondayvibes Gentler Guide to Goal-Setting: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/gentler-guide-to-goal-setting-pre-order My YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/MayaFleming/featured?view_as=subscriber Free Financial Self-Care Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f034076dfbac50027aa49a0 Gentler Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/492306534707257
40:19
December 9, 2020
66: 💰✨ "It's Not in My Budget" + How I handled a meltdown
In today's episode, Maya shares why you should be empowered by saying "it's not in my budget." Gentler Guide to Goal-Setting: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/gentler-guide-to-goal-setting-pre-order Free Goal-setting Masterclass: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5fcc386763f144ed2181679b My YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/MayaFleming/featured?view_as=subscriber Free Financial Self-Care Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f034076dfbac50027aa49a0 Gentler Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/492306534707257
33:16
December 7, 2020
65: ☕️ Gentler Chat: Coach & Writer Carlana Charles
In this Gentler Chat, I talk with Carlana Charles about self-care & entrepreneurship, setting (and enforcing boundaries), and ways that women can protect themselves in their careers. Carlana’s website: https://carlanacharles.com
23:34
December 2, 2020
63: How I Started Rethinking Goals + ANNOUNCEMENT!!
In this episode, Maya tells a story of a recent life moment that made her rethink the way she thought about goals. Pre-order the Gentler Guide to Goal Setting https://bit.ly/2HJbHel Gentler Goal Setting Episode https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/gentler-goal-setting/id1486917785?i=1000470355490 Sign up for the Self-Care Sunday newsletter https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f861d72f2972fc35ef0ab8b
19:58
November 30, 2020
62: Do Affirmations Really Work?? (yes, they do. here's how)
In this episode, Maya discusses three ways she uses affirmations correctly and effectively. Join Self-Care Sunday mailing list: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f861d72f2972fc35ef0ab8b How to Use Affirmations: https://www.begentler.com/blog/how-to-use-affirmations 30 FREE Daily Affirmations: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5e5ad033be290b0026ace399 Read this as a blog post: http://begentler.com/blog/do-affirmations-work
18:52
November 23, 2020
61: 🗳 Self-Care During an Election
In this episode, Maya shares the self-care methods she's using to prepare for the upcoming US Presidential Election.  Gentler Shop: https://www.begentler.com/new-products Listener Survey: https://forms.gle/YnJXJQ7WYEG6QcqV7 Gentler Episode: www.instagram.com/gentlerpod Rate & review the episode!
18:05
November 2, 2020
60: ☕️: Career Coach Jazmine Reed-Clark on Quitting Your Job, Negotiating, and Navigating the Work Place
In today's Gentler Chat episode, Jazmine Reed-Clark and Maya chat about self-care at work. Give the episode a rating & review, and check out Jazmine's website and podcast, too! Follow Jazmine on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jazminereedclark/ Office Politics Podcast: https://campsite.bio/officepoliticspodcast/ Jazmine's Website: https://www.jazminereedclark.com
30:56
October 28, 2020
59: 💗 Centering Gratitude in this Never-ending Pandemic
In this episode, Maya shares what gratitude means to her and how her gratitude has shifted to be more self-compassionate during a pandemic. Money Makeover Course (available until 10/30!) https://gentler.teachable.com/p/money-makeover Join the Gentler Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/492306534707257/?ref=share Sign up for the Self-Care Sunday newsletter https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f861d72f2972fc35ef0ab8b Follow Maya on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mayanfleming/ Follow Gentler on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/gentlerpod/
30:54
October 26, 2020
58: 💰🥴 4 Stupidest Purchases I've Made
In this FSC Friday episode, Maya takes a (very embarrassing) stroll down memory lane to remember the 4 stupidest money moves she made before implementing financial self-care. FREE Masterclass: Paying off Debt with Self-Care https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f90b87bbdb725238b40efc9 Money Makeover course gentler.teachable.com/p/money-makeover
24:19
October 23, 2020
57: ✨How to Practically Connect to Your Future Self
In this episode, Maya shares some practical self-care advice on how to connect to your future self and why you should want to in the first place. Money Makeover Course: gentler.teachable.com/p/money-makeover Follow Gentler on IG: www.instagram.com/gentlerpod
20:04
October 20, 2020
56: 💰☺️ 5 Things that Make Money FEEL Better to Me
In this Financial Self-Care Friday episode, Maya goes through some of the strategies that have helped her to feel more pleasant around money and made financial self-care easier to accomplish.  Learn more about the Money Makeover Course: gentler.teachable.com/p/money-makeover Rate and review the episode! Email info@begentler.com to contact Maya and the Gentler team.
15:59
October 16, 2020
55: ☕️ Gentler Chat: Self-Care & College with Kelsey Jones
In this Gentler Chat episode, Maya talks with Kelsey Jones of the What's Stopping You Podcast all about prepping for post-grad life, balancing work, activities, and classes and propelling ourselves forward with self-care. Rate & review the episode if you enjoy! Follow Kelsey: https://www.instagram.com/kelseylynnjones/ Kelsey's Podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/whatsstoppingyoupodcast/
32:13
October 14, 2020
54: 👩🏾‍🤝‍👩🏿🥴 Post-Grad Friendship Woes
In this episode, Maya shares some of the roadblocks around maintaining friendships after college and the ways she's dealt with them. Financial Self-Care Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f034076dfbac50027aa49a0
20:14
October 12, 2020
53: 💰📈 When Should I Start Investing? (Financial Self-Care)
In this Financial Self-Care Friday episode, Maya shares information on when & how to get started investing with financial self-care in mind. Financial Self-Care Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f034076dfbac50027aa49a0 Financial Self-Care eBook: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care To contact the Gentler team for collaborations, requests, questions or concerns, please email info@begentler.com
26:16
October 10, 2020
52: 🥴 embarrassed by my home life
In this episode, Maya responds to a request about practicing self-care when you are embarrassed or ashamed around your upbringing.  Leave a review to put a smile on Maya's face (: Gentler Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gentlerpod Gentler sweatshirts: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/be-gentler-embroidered-sweatshirt Gentler Baseball Cap: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/be-gentler-baseball-cap Financial Self-Care eBook: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care
21:34
October 5, 2020
51: 💰🏡 Prepping for Independence (Financial Self-Care)
In this episode, Maya responds to a question about advice for moving out on your own and saving enough to do so. Self-Care Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f690217a7faea52644313f2 Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/492306534707257 Financial Self-Care Guide: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care Gentler Instagram: www.instagram.com/gentlerpod Send episode requests, advice questions, collaboration ideas, and Gentler Chat info to info@begentler.com
23:54
September 28, 2020
50: ☕️ Gentler Chat: YouTuber Brooke Miccio on Self-Care, Post-Grad Life & Living Boldly
In this week's Gentler Chat, Maya is joined by Brooke Miccio, and they talk all things post-grad life, living according to your own rules, and accepting criticism. Follow Brooke on Instagram @brookemiccio. Listen to Brooke’s podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/2bcsDo6LNfx6orsEtwoE7r?si=EMVCenNPR-OiGkKvyFQBwg Be sure to give the episode a rate & review! If you're interested in being featured in a Gentler Chat episode, please email info@begentler.com for more information.
38:25
September 23, 2020
49: 🤬 Why I Hate Self-Care (...sometimes)
In this episode, Maya shares what she hates about self-care, and why, in spite of all that, she continues. Self-Care Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f690217a7faea52644313f2 Join Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/492306534707257 Active Gratitude Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wtf-is-active-gratitude/id1486917785?i=1000463825468 Self-Sabotage Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/self-sabotage-vs-self-care/id1486917785?i=1000489057303
26:59
September 21, 2020
48: 💰😪 How do I Stop Overspending?
In this episode, Maya discusses the reasons why we overspend, and she shares strategies to keep us from doing so. Gentler Instagram: www.instagram.com/gentlerpod Financial Self-Care eBook https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care Dealing with Failure Episode https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/do-this-when-you-fail/id1486917785?i=1000487717787 Join the Self-Care Sunday Mailing List https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5e5ad033be290b0026ace399 To be featured on a Gentler Chat episode or inquire about partnering with Gentler, please email info@begentler.com To partner with Maya or feature her on your podcast, email contact@mayafleming.com
33:60
September 7, 2020
47: ☕️ Gentler Chat: Alyssa Kaplan, Founder of The Scrunchie Club
In this Gentler Chat episode, Maya talks with Alyssa Kaplan about post-grad life, starting a brand, balancing side hustles with your 9-5 & so much more! You don't want to miss this one. 💗 Follow Alyssa:  Website: thescrunchieclub.com - use code "GENTLER" for 10% off your first order! Instagram: @itsthescrunchieclub Personal Instagram: @alyssabkaplan ✨ Would you like to be featured in a Gentler Chat? Email info@begentler.com.
26:19
September 2, 2020
46: 😪 Grieving Someone We Never Met
Following the tragic and unexpected death of Chadwick Boseman, Maya gives some self-care tips for grieving. Follow Gentler on Instagram: instagram.com/gentlerpod Email us! info@begentler.com
20:53
August 31, 2020
45: 🥊 Self-Sabotage vs. Self-Care
In this episode, Maya talks about how she differentiates between self-care and self-sabotage. She also gives some strategies on how to beat self-sabotage and stay committed to yourself. Original Self-Sabotage Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/self-sabotage-you-raggedy-b/id1486917785?i=1000463323989 Failure Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/do-this-when-you-fail/id1486917785?i=1000487717787 Gentler Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/join/gentlerpodcast
18:41
August 24, 2020
44: 🛑 Stop Trying to be Rich (Financial Self-Care)
In this special financial self-care challenge episode, Maya explains why you should stop trying to be rich and what to focus on instead. SINKING FUND EPISODE: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/financial-self-care-sinking-funds/id1486917785?i=1000458962518 JOIN THE FINANCIAL SELF-CARE CHALLENGE *FREE* https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f034076dfbac50027aa49a0 FINANCIAL SELF-CARE EBOOK: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care
19:44
August 22, 2020
43: 🤔 WTF is Transitory Self-Care?
In this episode, Maya talks about transitory self-care, why it's important, and what to look out for when practicing it. Foundational Self-Care Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wtf-is-foundational-self-care/id1486917785?i=1000467175171 Preparatory Self-Care Episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wtf-is-preparatory-self-care/id1486917785?i=1000461638561 Kaye McCoy Instagram: www.instagram.com/cookayemonster
20:41
August 18, 2020
42: 😩 Do this when you fail
In this episode, Maya shares her process of dealing with failure.  Episode takeaways: Learn why failure can be a good thing Learn how to model your failure debriefs for future success Hear about some of Maya's recent failures & how they inform her life now Join the Self-Care Sunday Mailing List:  https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5e5ad033be290b0026ace399 To be featured on a Gentler Chat episode or inquire about partnering with Gentler, please email info@begentler.com To partner with Maya or feature her on your podcast, email contact@mayafleming.com
22:05
August 10, 2020
41: ✨💰 Financial Self-Care Friday! Credit Mistakes to Avoid
In this special Financial Self-Care Friday episode, I'm talking about the credit mistakes I've made, so you can avoid them. Learn from my mistakes, folks! Enter the Financial Self-Care Challenge! https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f034076dfbac50027aa49a0 Grab the Gentler Guide to Financial Self-Care:  https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care
19:28
August 7, 2020
40: ☕️ Leeza Smith on How to Stop Being Thirsty (Gentler Chat)
Today on the show, I have fellow podcaster Leeza Smith! We discuss being thirsty, validating yourself, and finding your worth. Follow Leeza:  www.instagram.com/leezasmith_ Follow Leeza Rants www.instagram.com/leezarants www.leezarants.com ✨ Would you like to be featured in a Gentler Chat? Email info@begentler.com.
24:04
August 5, 2020
39: 💗 How to Put Yourself First
In this episode, Maya discuses how she puts herself first in life and shows up for her goals. Episodes mentioned: Gentler Goal Setting https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/gentler-goal-setting/id1486917785?i=1000470355490 Sinking Funds https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/financial-self-care-sinking-funds/id1486917785?i=1000458962518 Gentler Guide to Financial Self-Care https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care
19:43
August 3, 2020
38: ✨ How to "Act as if"
In this episode, Maya breaks down a phrase that was fundamental to her intentional self-care journey. Financial Self-Care eBook: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care Financial Self-Care Challenge: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5f034076dfbac50027aa49a0 To be on an episode email info@begentler.com!
24:10
July 27, 2020
37: ☕️ Gentler Chat: Mindset Coach Jacqueline Smith
For this week's Gentler Chat, I'm joined by Jacqueline Smith, a mindset coach. We discuss the necessity of mindset work, balancing life, and other things. Follow Jacqueline:  @JacquelineS.Coaching www.jacquelinescoaching.com
26:45
July 15, 2020
36: 🍃Shooting the Breeze
In this episode, Maya gives an update on her life & rants on financial self-care (as usual). Gentler Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/gentlerpodcast?fan_landing=true
13:38
July 13, 2020
35: ☕️ Gentler Chat: Josanta Gray, Brand Maven & CEO of Grayscaled Media
For this week's Gentler Chat, I'm joined by Josanta Gray, founder and CEO of Grayscaled Media. We discuss finding balance, being confident in your ability, and of course, self-care.  Follow Josanta: www.instagram.com/josantag Grayscaled Media: https://www.grayscaledmedia.com
32:50
July 8, 2020
34: 🥴 So you hate your job, huh? (& even if you don't!!)
In this episode, Maya goes through some reflection questions and action items for when you hate your job & need out NOW. Even if you don't hate your job, this episode will be key in making sure you keep your work aligned with your values and desires in the future. Gentler Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/gentlerpodcast?fan_landing=true Financial Self-Care Guide: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care Free Financial Self-Care Challenge: https://bit.ly/2NWMdtu
20:43
July 6, 2020
33: ☕️ Gentler Chat: Founder & Career Boss Emily Duong
For this week's Gentler Chat, I'm joined by Emily Duong, and we discuss post-grad life, career satisfaction, side hustling, and other things.  Follow Emily: instagram.com/emilyeduong Emily's podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/what-fulfills-you-podcast/id1497431036
34:16
July 1, 2020
32: 🤑 Financial Self-Care: 5 Money Strategies that Changed My Life
In today’s episode, Maya goes through the strategies she used to go from constantly having her account overdrafted to paying off all her consumer debt 1 year later. Email or DM me for our FREE side hustle 1-on-1!: instagram.com/gentlerpod info@begentler.com Gentler Guide to Financial Self-Care: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care Gentler Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/gentlerpodcast?fan_landing=true 4 Bank Account Must-Haves: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/gentler-practical-self-care/id1486917785?i=1000464422418
32:32
June 30, 2020
31: ☕️ Gentler Chat: Event Consultant Aysia Woods on Friendship & Community in Your Brand
For this week's Gentler Chat, I'm joined by DC event consultant, Aysia Woods, and we discuss changes in friendship amidst a pandemic, building a sense of community in your brand's events, virtual or not, and other things. Follow Aysia: www.instagram.com/aysiawoods Follow Events by AW: www.instagram.com/eventsbyyaw Visit Aysia's website: www.aysiawoods.com
43:15
June 24, 2020
30: 🤔 Can You Create Time?
In this episode, Maya goes through practical strategies to make more time for self-care.
19:03
June 22, 2020
29: ☕️ Gentler Chat: Therapist Kristin Winchester on MH & Transitions
Welcome to Gentler Chats, a weekly conversation between me and someone I admire. This week, I'm joined by mental health therapist, Kristin Winchester, and we discuss dealing with negative news, practicing basic self-care, prepping for post-quarantine life & more! Check her out at: @kristinwinchesterlpc @hertherapyspace www.hertherapyspace.com
33:33
June 17, 2020
28: 5 Self-Care Mistakes You're Making (Yes, You)
Maya starts season 3 of Gentler (bc she wanted to) & shares 5 self-care mistakes that you're making.
23:56
June 9, 2020
27: A Message to non-Black people + Self-care for Black People
Places to donate: Act Blue (split your donation between different community bail funds) https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bail_funds_george_floyd Black Visions Collective https://secure.everyaction.com/4omQDAR0oUiUagTu0EG-Ig2 Reclaim the Block https://secure.everyaction.com/zae4prEeKESHBy0MKXTIcQ2 North Star Health Collective https://www.northstarhealthcollective.org/donate
12:44
June 2, 2020
26: Self Care @ Work: WFH Edition
Maya shares the tips that have been helping her make it through working from home.
19:02
May 19, 2020
25: 🏡 My Quarantine Self-Care
In this episode, Maya goes through the self-care methods she's using under quarantine and which ones she'd like to add.
19:53
May 8, 2020
24: Practicing Gratitude when You're Broke
In this episode, Maya shares her experience in practicing gratitude while experience financial instability.
21:37
May 5, 2020
23: Step #1 in Getting Your **** Together
In this episode, Maya shares the first step in getting your life "together."
15:00
April 30, 2020
22: Some things about me...👀
In this episode, Maya "exposes" herself & shares some not-so-fun facts.
22:28
April 30, 2020
21: 💰✨ My Quarantine Financial Self-Care
In this episode, Maya shares the strategies she's been using to practice intentional financial self-care during a pandemic. Journaling Prompts: How has your spending compared during quarantine? What feelings and emotions do you think have contributed to your quarantine spending? Download the Side Hustle PDF: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/5e9f344fc4b9d10027ef5fcf
18:36
April 21, 2020
20: Gentler Goal-Setting 💪🏾
In this episode, Maya shares the strategy she uses to *actually* achieve her goals: systems.
19:33
April 2, 2020
19: ✨ The Power of Imagination
Maya explains intentional imagination and how she used it to bring home a new roommate. 🐶
28:51
March 27, 2020
18: ✨ How I Used Self-Care to Pay off ALL My Debt + an Announcement(!!)
Read this post here: www.begentler.com/blog/how-i-used-self-care-to-pay-off-all-my-debt Preorder the book here: https://www.begentler.com/new-products/the-gentler-guide-to-financial-self-care
26:32
March 2, 2020
17: WTF is Foundational Self-Care??
Read this episode here: https://www.begentler.com/blog/what-exactly-is-self-care
19:03
March 2, 2020
16: Financial Self-Care: 4 Bank Account Must-Haves
How to you choose the right bank accounts and what should you look out for?  Show outline: https://www.begentler.com/blog/bankaccountmusthaves
27:05
February 3, 2020
15: WTF is "Active Gratitude??"
How do we practice gratitude in a way that feels real and grounded? Maya explains her methods in this episode of Gentler: a Self-Care Podcast. This week's affirmations: I am ready and open to opportunities coming to me.  I am allowed to be grateful for where I am while also looking to the next phase. No matter where I am in life, I step into mu true purpose and passion. Don't forget to rate & review (:
21:21
January 27, 2020
14: Self-Sabotage, You Raggedy B****!
In today's episode (inspired by Kimberley Wenya), Maya goes over self-sabotage and the role it plays in her life. She goes over the way in which her fears and desires actually create the reality around her, how she is approaching goal setting and resolutions in 2020, and practical ways in which she is beating self-sabotage.
39:49
January 22, 2020
13: Navigating Therapy: When You Can't Afford Therapy
This week's episode is the first installment in a new series, Navigating Therapy. In part one, I discuss options for when therapy is too expensive, but you still want to work with a mental health professional. There are many avenues you can go down when you can't afford therapy, so I know you'll hear one that resonates!
21:53
January 13, 2020
12: WTF is "Preparatory Self-Care??"
What is self-care? What is preparatory self-care? How do you know what self-care is best for you? Listen & find out! ☺️
22:40
January 5, 2020
11: Self-Care @ Work
This episode is all about how I infuse self-care into my 9-5 and the ways I trick myself into being productive.
25:52
December 18, 2019
10: Financial Self-Care: Sinking Funds
How do you afford that expensive self-care even when you're on a budget? Plus, guess how much I spent on fast food in November 🥴
23:34
December 7, 2019
09: Hello, Dream You
The Best Version of You (TM) is so in reach. You just gotta hop to the next stone (listen to episode for reference). Set your goals and intentions & get closer to your version of success and happiness.
29:08
December 1, 2019
08: Quitting My Job w/ Carrie Carrollo
How do you know if it's time to quit your 9-5, and how do you deal with all the feelings that come with that decision? Today's guest is Carrie Carrollo, a former beauty editor at Popsugar & we're talking about how & why she quit her "dream" job. Carrie’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd5Uy7kzcPDpQG5_Ym_Pjpw
40:31
November 25, 2019
07: Home for the Holidays
Happy holidays! Going home for the holidays can be difficult, but with some strong boundaries and allies, it can be better!
21:26
November 23, 2019
06: The Benefits of Journaling
Sign up for Gentler Journaling here: https://forms.gle/gyznNNFKWftiPubaA
22:37
November 7, 2019
05: Pat yourself on the back.
Accepting prayers for my sore throat at this time. Thx 💕
19:02
October 27, 2019
04: 52% of y’all don’t save. And that’s fine.
Buuuut only if the goal is to save someday.
25:04
October 23, 2019
03: Using Vision Boards Effectively
Because gluing some magazine pics never solved nothing 🤷🏾‍♀️
15:14
October 16, 2019
02: I really gotta name all of these, huh?
What self care is looking like for me right now
22:12
October 4, 2019
01: Reverse Iggy Azalea
You have to listen to understand the title. That’s all I can say. Welcome to my self-care and personal development journey. ☺️
29:28
September 30, 2019