Ordinary To Badass

Assign Purpose to your Pain

An episode of Ordinary To Badass

By Marie Sonneman
Ordinary to Badass is all about empowering women to be confident, bold, and authentic, so they can step into the arena and pursue a life they're passionate about! whether you’re a female who wants to work on these things or a male who is supportive of the badass women in his life, this podcast is for you!!
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Ordinary to Badass is all about empowering women to be confident, bold, and authentic, so they can step into the arena and pursue a life they're passionate about! whether you’re a female who wants to work on these things or a male who is supportive of the badass women in his life, this podcast is for you!!

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Giving yourself Permission to Be a Badass!
In this episode of the show I talk to Sarah Tullos of The Sarah Show.  Sarah is a EmpowerMentor.  We talk about giving yourself permission to be a badass, Self-Acceptance, Self-Confidence, and how to find joy in any situation. Check out the show notes at https://ordinarytobadass.com/giving-yourself-permission-to-be-a-badass/ Connect with sarah on the show notes page or on Instagram @thesarahshow__ If you liked this episode i'd be so grateful if you headed over to iTunes and left a review.  Then of course hit me up on Instagram and send me a screen shot of the review to let me know you did it.  I'd love to send a big thank you your way!  I'm on Instagram @ordinarytobadass.
December 9, 2019
Using Grit to Show up as a Mom and Author!
Ashley Munoz is a mother of four and has self-published 4 books #badassmom.  Ashley struggled with Postpartum depression and starting writing to combat the depression.  Ashley has written four books since 2017.  Ashley is proof that it's never to late to pursue your dream!  If you're a mother or ever thought about self-publishing a book, you definitely want to listen to this episode. Here is the quote Ashley References from Sister Act 2, " “If you wake up in the mornin’ and you can’t think of anything but singin’ first…then you’re supposed to be a singer girl.”  What are you waking up and thinking about? Go to the show notes and leave a comment for Ashley about what you thought of the episode! Check out the show notes by going to http://ordinarytobadass.com/usinggrit/ You can connect with Ashley by going to her website https://www.ashleymunozbooks.com/
December 2, 2019
Don't Live By Default
In this episode I interview Heather Hakes who is an author, podcaster and Mindset coach.  Heather talks about quitting her corporate job, not living your life by default, Running as a form of meditation,  and not letting others hijack your day! Check out the show notes at https://ordinarytobadass.com/dontlivebydefault/ If you liked this episode, please leave a review on iTunes, screenshot it and contact me on Instagram @ordinarytobadass so I can show my gratitude! What is one takeaway you had from this episode?  I'd love to hear about it on the show notes page!
November 25, 2019
Breaking the Stereotype
In this episode I interview Amanda lacount! Amanda is a professional Dancer, and model. She has been on Ellen and Marie TV. Amanda is 18 years old and is wise beyond her years!  She is breaking the stereotype that professional dancers have to have a certain body type!  Check her out at www.amandalacount.com For more information about the show and to give Amanda and I feedback go to the show notes page! Check out the show notes here!   If you liked this episode leave a review on iTunes!  Make sure to screenshot your review and send it to me on Instagram @ordinarytobadass. So that I can send you my gratitude!  
November 18, 2019
Assign Purpose to your Pain
In this Spotlight episode I talk to writer and speaker Sarah Robinson.  Sarah is known for writing about the intersection between mental health and faith. In this episode we talk about mental health, self-care and how to find a counselor. You can find out more about Sarah by clicking here and going to her website. Check out the show notes here to see my 3 takeaways from the show! I would love for you to leave a review, screenshot it and send it to me on Instagram.
November 11, 2019
Pursue Your Passion!
This is a solo episode where I talk about how I found my passion, how you can find your passion and how Ordinary to Badass came to be. In this episode I reference my recent blog post "Expert Advice to Make a Bee-Line to Your Passion Now!"  Click the link to find out what these 10 experts did to find their passion!  I would love to know whose story resonated with you! Check out the show notes here!
November 4, 2019
Love in and Love Out
Shelly Snow Pordea is an author and mom who recently finished a trilogy. She wrote three books in 3 years. Shelly quit her job overseas as an Academic Director to pursue her passion for writing. Your guide to this episode Intro 2:16 Shelly answers if she is ordinary or Badass. 2:50 Shelly tells us a little bit about herself! 7:03 Shelly explains why she always thought she would be an author. 11:27 Why it was hard to walk away from a corporate job. 17:08 Shelly talks about her trilogy!   Check out her books here . 22:48 We talk about mindset work. Shelly says yes, I can instead of saying no, I can't do that! 27:41 We jump in and talk about Shelly's morning routine! 33:02 Shelly describes what she means by only love in and only love out. 40:02 Books Shelly Recommends: Big Magic Elizabeth Gilbert Stories that stick by Kindra Hall Atomic Habits James Clear Connect with Shelly on Instagram or visit her website!  Visit the show notes for this episode by clicking here!
October 28, 2019
Follow The Signs!
In this episode I will be interviewing Manisha Tare. Manisha is an Intuitive Guide, Healer, and Mentor. We will be talking about how she followed the signs to her passion, mindset work, and meditation! You can connect with Manisha at http://manishatare.com/ You can find the show notes for this episode at http://ordinarytobadass.com/podcastfollowthesigns I’d love it if you left a review in iTunes, screen shot it and tag me on Instagram @ordinarytobadass
October 21, 2019
Ask for what you want!
In this Episode I talk to Leah LeRae who has been a sales and marketing leader for the past decade!  Leah has a business and podcast called Shine Strong.  In this episode Leah and I talk about sales, scare tactics and asking for what you want! I think you will really be able to relate to Leah's story!  She woke up in the middle of the night, panicked because she wasn't happy with her job and where she was at! Check out the show notes here! If you like the show, I'd be so grateful if you headed over to iTunes and left a review!
October 14, 2019
Level Up
In this episode I talk to Ann Marie Svogun.  Ann is an online Fitness and nutrition Coach to women looking to take their life of indecision, stress or weight gain to living a life of self-empowerment and body confidence.  Known online as the Fit Blonde and creator of her signature program 'Core Curriculum: Anatmy of a Six Pack' We talk about Ann's journey with fitness.  She went from crying on the basement floor because she couldn't do a push up to being featured in Oxygen Magazine. You're gonna love this spotlight episode because it's truly inspiring! Find Ann @TheFitBlonde.us on Instagram and Facebook If you would like to be on a future spotlight episode go to WWW.ordinarytobadass.com/podcast.
October 7, 2019
Google & Grattitude with Kate Dillon
Kate Dillon owns an ecommerce business selling racing parts. Kate started her own racing business and had to learn everything from the ground up.  Kate attributes her success to Google and gratitude.  Have a problem?  Can't figure something out?  No problem...Google it!   Kate works in a field (racing) that's predominately males, but she adapts to make it adventagous for everyone! Connect with Kate at www.crateinsider.com Find out more details about the episode in the shownotes at WWW.ordinarytobadass.com/podcast.
October 5, 2019
You are a Fighter!
In this episode, I interview Lisa Van Ahn! Lisa works with girls/ women from 8-18 and teaches self-confidence and self-protection! Lisa has a program called the "I am initiative." Lisa hosts workshops, events, and retreats to help girls identify who they are in the world and help them trust what they feel so they can take decisive action in their life! In this episode, we talk about Abuse, I am statements and taking responsibility in your life! You can connect with Lisa at http://www.lisavanahn.com/ and she is on FB and IG @Lisa Van Ahn If this show has helped you in anyway I'd love for you to leave a review on iTunes, screenshot it and send it to me on Instagram @ordinarytobadass, so I can say thank you! Show notes for this episode will be up soon at WWW.ordinarytobadass.com/podcast
September 30, 2019
Suffering is a Choice!
This is episode #5 with Christina Montalvo. Christina is a strength and anti-diet coach. She turned home garage into warehouse gym. In this episode we talk about confidence, her business journey and suffering. A quote I loved that Christina said was “If you don’t like the way things are going you have to do it yourself.”  Christina is great at telling it as it is and keeping it real. Christina has a podcast called The confidence project which you can check out here https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-confidence-project/id1137496285 or check out Christina's on IG https://www.instagram.com/christina_montalvo/ Coming soon will be Show notes at WWW.ordinarytobadass.com/podcast
September 23, 2019
The Message of You
In this Episode I interview Author and Comedian Judy Carter.  We talk about Comedy, Confidence, Quitting, and cleaning out your closet.  I first heard Judy at a toastmasters conference and was excited to have her on the show.  Judy has opened for Jerry Seinfeld and Prince.  Her books are called The  Message of You and the Comedy Bible.  If you need to lighten up your day, this is the episode for you! I loved when Judy said "The very thing you are not confident about is usually the reason you are successful." Check out Judy at WWW.judycarter.com Leave a review or reply on Instagram and let me know what you think!!! Apply to share your badass story at WWW.ordinarytobadass.com/podcast  
September 16, 2019
You're Here for More
Erica Carrico is an International Life Purpose & Business Coach, world traveler, adventure seeker, free spirit, and mommy of 2. Through coaching services and speaking, Erica helps spiritual professionals who are frustrated and stuck in the wrong career, discover their life purpose and start a soul-aligned business so they can finally earn a living doing what they absolutely love. What they were put on earth to do. Grab her FREE download 7 Steps to Finding Your Purpose. Erica has a BS in Psychology, an MS in Nonprofit Management, life and career coaching certifications, 12 + years experience in business leadership and international recruitment, built a fully-booked business within a year, has traveled through over 50 different countries, and is obsessed with helping thousands of people all around the world live lives full of purpose, freedom, and adventure. In this Episode Erica talks about her passion for Travel.  Erica tried to do settle down with a typical career and tried to numb her pain.  Erica says she realized you're here for more and suggests you pursue your passion. The show notes will be released soon to WWW.ordinarytobadass.com/podcast
September 9, 2019
Flaunt Your Flaws with Rubi Skilton
If you haven't met Rubi Skilton you're in for a treat because she's a total Badass!   Rubi is a self-love and confidence coach. She has a limb difference, she embraces life and has a winner's mindset.  Rubi is unapologetically herself and I LOVE IT. In this episode Rubi talks a about her parents and the effects they had on her attitude.  For all of you moms out there, you've gotta hear what she has to say.  It may change your perspective on the unnecessary limitations that you put on your children. For more information on this episode check out the show notes at WWW.ordinarytobadass.com check out Rubi @ https://ladiescodeblog.com/ As always wherever you are, whatever you are doing, own it and get after it!
September 2, 2019
Welcome!  I'm Marie Sonneman and I am so excited to get this show started!  This is all about you stepping into the arena to pursue a life you're passionate about. Ordinary to Badass will have spotlight episodes that will do a deep dive into something Badass that you or another woman like you has accomplished. Sometimes there will be solo episodes where I will talk about things like being confident, bold, authentic, and taking action in your life! A majority of the show is going to be of me interviewing women who have accomplished something Badass; these episodes will have a common set of questions.  I will also interview men who are supportive of the Badass women in their life! Go to WWW.ordinarytobadass.com/podcast for show notes and details about each episode!  You can also email Marie at ordinarytobadass@gmail.com As always wherever you are, whatever you are doing...own it and get after it!
August 30, 2019
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