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Role Models

Role Models

By The Human Beauty Movement
Juicy Conversations with Beautiful Humans.

Welcome to Role Models, hosted by Jennifer Norman, the founder of The Human Beauty Movement. This is the podcast for juicy conversations with Beautiful Humans. These are the game changers, the rebels with great causes, the uplifters, the sages, the wellness gurus, the benevolent billionaires, the odds-beaters, the valiant warriors who fall seven times and get up eight.

This is the place where exceptional people thrive, abundant energy flows, and supreme wisdom is bestowed.

New conversations are added weekly. Enjoy the inspiration!
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Episode 18: David Meltzer - Principles of Happiness and Abundance

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Episode 24: Kanya Sesser - No Legs. No Limits. Anything Is Possible!
Meet Kanya Sesser! Kanya is a skater, surfer, skier, activist, motivational speaker, model and actress! Born without legs in Thailand, Kanya was found at 3 months old and brought to a local hospital where she lived until entering foster care in Bangkok. She was adopted through Holt International Children's Services at the age of five and brought to the United States. With the motto ‘No legs, no limits, anything is possible,’ Kanya tries everything and does anything she sets her mind and body to. In this episode, we talk about her adoption story, her interest in sports, her views on self-love and inclusivity, being an athlete, model, and actress, and what she has coming up next. Enjoy the listen! Kanya’s Links: Instagram Twitter Facebook Modeling TikTok IMDB The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
53:31
September 27, 2022
Episode 23: Tahverlee Anglen - Busting Myths About Being A Witch
Meet Tahverlee Anglen! Tahverlee Anglen is a spiritual coach, a social impact entrepreneur, a Tik Tok star, a modern feminist icon, and a ‘real-life’ witch who helps people create their own realities and reclaim their sovereignty by pushing the edge of society’s assumptions. As a witchcraft educator, she shows women how to take control of their innate spiritual gifts, re-connect to their bodies and re-establish connections to Mother Nature. Tahverlee is the founder of WitchFest 2022, an event being held on Oct 21st and 22nd in Denver! Learn more here https://www.moontempleschool.com/witchfest Join Tahverlee's Moon Temple School! You can 50% off the first month of the Witch's Apprentice by using code Jennifer50. Learn more and register here https://www.moontempleschool.com/the-witchs-apprentice Tahverlee's Links:  Moon Temple School Website Moon Temple School Instagram Moon Temple Mystery School Facebook  Tahverlee Instagram  Tahverlee Facebook Grit & Grace Podcast TikTok The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
34:01
September 20, 2022
Episode 22: Lolo Spencer - Sitting Pretty and Positive As An Actress With ALS
Meet Lolo Spencer! Lolo is an actress who currently stars as Jocelyn in HBO Max’s Sex Lives of College Girls executive-produced by Mindy Kaling, and has a YouTube channel called Lolo Sitting Pretty where she showcases her lifestyle as a wheelchair user. Lolo was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) – a rare neurological disease that affects the nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscle movement. But despite her disability, this is a fearless gal who lives her life, does it with vibrant sass and style, and shares a ton of inspiration to others. In this episode, we talk about Lolo's early days, why she started a YouTube channel, her latest acting roles, her favorite accessible designers, and the current state of inclusivity in entertainment. Enjoy the listen! LoLo’s Links: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook YouTube The Sex Lives of College Girls Give Me Liberty Firebuds The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
44:47
September 13, 2022
Episode 21: Karey Spransy - Rising Into Resilience After Trauma
Meet Karey Spransy! Karey is a trauma-informed life coach who is a living example of resilience. She teaches us how we can use the crappy things that happen to us as fuel to propel us to our dreams. Karey’s experiences as a single teen mother, losing two loved ones to suicide, going through two divorces, and battling stage 4 colon cancer taught her how to use setbacks as springboards and turn failure into fuel. Enjoy the listen! Karey’s Links: Website Instagram Facebook The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
35:05
September 06, 2022
Episode 20: Avigail Gimpel - Raising Amazing Kids With ADHD
Meet Avigail Gimpel! Neurodivergence is so common among families and sometimes the condition can feel overwhelming to yourself and your loved ones. Avigail has immersed herself in studying and developing treatment options for ADHD for her own six kids and others. She developed a hands-on parent training program and teacher’s training program that can help. She works in private practice, training parents to become ADHD coaches to their children, and spouses to learn a new love language to communicate with their partners with respect. Her book “HyperHealing” is available now. Enjoy the listen! Avigail’s Links: Website Instagram  The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
39:04
August 30, 2022
Episode 19: Clarissa Burt - How To Enrich Your Self Esteem
Meet Clarissa Burt! Clarissa is passionate about helping YOU build your self esteem, and she's written a book, The Self-Esteem Regime, to help you do it. Clarissa is the Founder and CEO of In the Limelight Media. She is a media personality, producer, director, writer, author, public speaker, former supermodel and winner of the Celebrity Survivor show. This interview is chock-full of great ways you can look deep within to reveal the essence of your greatness. Enjoy the listen! Clarissa’s Links: Clarissa’ s Website Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Instagram The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
31:22
August 23, 2022
Episode 18: David Meltzer - Principles of Happiness and Abundance
Meet David Meltzer! David’s motto is “MAKE A LOT OF MONEY, HELP A LOT OF PEOPLE, HAVE A LOT OF FUN!” and his life’s mission is to empower OVER 1 BILLION people to be happy. David is the Co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing. He formerly served as CEO of the renowned Leigh Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, which was the inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire. David has been recognized by Variety Magazine as their Sports Humanitarian of the Year and awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He is also the Executive Producer of the Apple TV series 2 Minute Drill and Office Hours. In this episode, we get down to business to talk about leadership, happiness, and how to attract more money. To get a copy of David's 5 Daily Practices for free, email him at david@dmeltzer.com.   David’s Links: Website Twitter Instagram YouTube Facebook LinkedIn The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
17:02
August 16, 2022
Episode 17: Tammy Haddad - Blending Beauty As A Navajo-LGBTQ-School Teacher
Meet Tammy Haddad! Tammy lives life at the intersection of seemingly contrasting worlds. She is a proud member of the Navajo Nation and also a member of the LGBTQ+ community. She’s a modern-day, third-generation elementary school educator who is a true role model for her students. They feel comfortable enough to be themselves around her, confiding about their gender identities even before their parents. Enjoy the listen! Tammy's Links:  Tammy's Website Instagram The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
25:47
August 09, 2022
Episode 16: Joe Templin – I Died And I Have ADHD, So I Don’t Waste A Minute
Meet Joe Templin! Joe is the ultimate human Swiss Army Knife…he’s a startup founder, author, physicist, financial planner, autodidactic polymath, ultramarathoner, special needs father of boys with autism, and martial artist. Diagnosed with severe asthma and ADHD, Joe actually flatlined at 10 years old and was rescusitated back to life. Since then, he has harnessed his energetic superpowers to helping others reach their full potential. Enjoy the listen! Joe’s Links: Website Facebook Twitter The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
53:39
August 02, 2022
Episode 15: Sherisse Bisram - The Healing Power of Dance
Meet Sherisse Bisram! Sherisse is a professional dancer, dance teacher, empowerment mentor, and public speaker. Growing up in Kent, England, her early life was marked with parental substance addiction and racism. Fortunately, she was able to find escape through her love of street dance. During the pandemic, Sherisse dove inward to unpack the lessons of her childhood and discover her true purpose. In this podcast, she shares how she was able to break molds of childhood trauma and discrimination by being true to herself and expressing her spirit through dance. Enjoy the listen! Sherisse’s Links: Website Instagram LinkedIn The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
40:34
July 26, 2022
Episode 14: Allera Dawn - Want Money & Abundance? Tap Your Intuition
Meet Allera Dawn! After working almost 20 years in investment banking, Allera is now a modern-day high priestess, a spiritual wellness expert, a multi-dimensional energy healer, and a business coach. Her unconventional perspective makes her uniquely qualified to coach business leaders and high achievers, helping them heal from past trauma, awaken their soul potential, rewrite their script, and amplify wealth. In this episode, Allera shares how she came to realize her intuitive capabilities, why she left a lavish lifestyle and lucrative career to persue spiritual coaching, why people of all backgrounds have difficulty atttracting and keeping money, and why the heck the world seems so crazy right now. She offers a new free program called The Abundance Blueprint Upgrade available in the link below. Enjoy the listen! Allera's Links:  Website LinkedIn Instagram Facebook The Abundance Blueprint Upgrade The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
51:04
July 19, 2022
Episode 13: Nitika Chopra - Beauty Beyond Chronic Illness
Meet Nitika Chopra! After living with severely debilitating psoriasis that covered her entire body and painful psoriatic arthritis, Nitika found wellness and the life-changing power of support to help her on her own self-love journey. Now, she is doing the same for thousands of others. Nitika is the founder and CEO of Chronicon, an inclusive conference and community focused on uplifting people who are living with chronic illness. Chronicon features inspiration, advocacy, and empowerment for chronically ill folks across the globe to connect. This is an incredible interview with an absolutely beautiful human. Enjoy! Nitika's Links:  The Chronicon Website The Chronicon Community The Chronicon IG Nitika’s Website Nitika’s IG Nitika's LinkedIn Nitika's Facebook Nitika's Twitter Nitika’s Podcast, The Point of Pain Natural Models The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok Pinterest YouTube Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
38:11
July 12, 2022
Episode 12: Enid Hwang - Persistence, Passion, and The Power of Community
Meet Enid Hwang! Enid was one of the first employees and first female hired at Pinterest, landing that job from a cold email to the company's founder Ben Silbermann. Her persistence and passion for creative community building helped fuel Pinterest's success, going from startup to stardom in 10 years with an IPO and a market cap worth over $12B. Today, Enid is the Head of Community & Marketing at SuperGreat, a beauty product review app that's taking social media by storm with its unfiltered approach to sharing content and its dedication to user well-being. In this interview, she shares what it was like in the early days at Pinterest, how SuperGreat is conscientiously creating a positive community experience, and what it's like to bash in that bamboo ceiling. 🎋💥🤺 Enjoy! Enid Hwang's Links:  LinkedIn SuperGreat Pinterest The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
43:58
July 05, 2022
Episode 11: Jennifer Cassetta, Self Defense Expert - The Art of Badassery
Meet Jennifer Cassetta! Jenn is a success coach, a speaker, an author, and a self-defense expert. Equipped with her third-degree black belt in hapkido, a master’s degree in nutrition, health coaching and NLP certifications, Jenn travels the world empowering people to stay strong, safe and more confident...from the streets to the boardroom. Jenn believes that no matter your height, your weight, your gender, race or background, everyone should have the ability to feel strong, safe and powerful. And now Jenn's latest book is available for pre-order – it’s called The Art of Badassery, Unleash Your Mojo With The Wisdom of The Dojo. So much wisdom packed in one short episode! Jennifer Cassetta’s Links: · Official Website · TikTok · Instagram · Linked In · Facebook · Twitter · Amazon · Natural Models The Human Beauty Movement's Links: · Official Website · Community Website · Instagram · Facebook · Twitter · TikTok · Pinterest · YouTube Jennifer Norman's Links: · Lnk.Bio · LinkedIn · Instagram · TikTok · Facebook · Twitter · Pinterest · YouTube · Medium
18:28
June 28, 2022
Episode 10: Andrea Thomas - Modeling The Beauty of Vitiligo
Meet Andrea Thomas! Andrea is an exquisite representation of beauty with her gorgeous curves and unique skin. She has a rare skin type called vitiligo which creates gorgeous variations in tone on her face and body. In this episode, Andrea shares what it was like growing up with this visible autoimmune disorder and her journey towards self acceptance. Today, Andrea is a beauty and fashion model, paving the path in the beauty industry for curvy women with vitiligo. Enjoy the listen! Andrea's Links:  Instagram Natural Models We Speak Models The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
23:31
June 21, 2022
Episode 9: Logan Alcosiba, Trans Model Activist - How I Set Myself Free
Meet Logan Alcosiba!  When Logan was only 15 years old, she bravely shared her truth - that she was a transgender woman. Fortunately, Logan’s announcement was predominantly met with support. She would go on to become her city’s first openly transgender athlete, ASB President, and Homecoming Queen - one of the first for California. And during high school, Logan was medically transitioning, breaking down barriers in transgender healthcare. She became the first known minor of Kaiser Permanente to be approved for and undergo gender affirmation surgery, allowing future youth similar opportunities. Today, Logan is a model, represented by agencies in Los Angeles, New York, and London. It is Logan’s mission to achieve better representation for all, including transgender women of color. So that one day, it will no longer be necessary to come out. Enjoy the listen! Logan’s Links: Instagram Natural Models Twitter Facebook TikTok Point Foundation The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
33:24
June 14, 2022
Episode 8: Gabe Adams-Wheatley - Living Life Without Limbits
Meet Gabe Adams-Wheatley! Gabe is an unstoppable force, despite having been born without arms or legs. Gabe was adopted Into a devout Mormon family as the youngest of 12 kids. His upbringing was filled with tough love and a religion that didn't accept his homosexuality. But Gabe stayed true to himself, finding creative outlets through dance and makeup, eventually winning over acceptance and support from his whole family. Today, Gabe is a makeup artist, singer/songwriter, dancer, social media star, and inspiration to millions around the world. He is happily married to Adam Wheatley who we adore. Gabe and Adam live together in Utah with their sweet new dog who makes a cameo appearance in this interview. Enjoy the listen! Gabe’s Links: Tiktok Instagram The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok YouTube Pinterest Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
56:39
June 07, 2022
Episode 7: Sara Davenport, 2x Cancer Survivor & Modeling Agent - F*ck Toxicity!
Meet Sara Davenport! Sara is a beautiful human with an inspiring story you absolutely must hear. After working in the fashion industry as a modeling agent for several years, Sara was diagnosed with cancer, not once but twice. Her experience gave her a whole new perspective on life, one where she rises to align her work, her health, and her values. Today, Sara is the Agency Director of Natural Model Management, a radically inclusive modeling agency based in Los Angeles. Enjoy the listen! Sara Davenport’s Links: Natural Model Management LinkedIn Instagram Facebook Uncommon Healing Collective The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok Pinterest YouTube Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
43:30
May 31, 2022
Episode 6: Elizabeth Mavros @elizabethsydney - Neurodivergent Beauty
Meet Elizabeth Mavros, @elizabethsydney! Elizabeth is a teen who has already garnered hundreds of thousands of followers on TikTok for her creative makeup artistry. During high school, Elizabeth was diagnosed with both ADHD and OCD, and so makeup became a soothing outlet for  expressing how her mental illnesses make her feel. Today, her goal is to help break the stigma surrounding mental disorders to create a more accepting society.  Elizabeth's Links: TikTok Instagram The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram    Facebook    Twitter    TikTok    Pinterest    YouTube Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio    LinkedIn    Instagram    TikTok    Facebook    Twitter    Pinterest    YouTube    Medium
35:48
May 24, 2022
Episode 5: Beth Shaw, Founder of YogaFit - Listen to Your Body
Meet Beth Shaw! Beth is a creative visionary and entrepreneur in health and wellness. She's the founder of YogaFit - the largest yoga training company in the world. An educator, best selling author, philanthropist and radio show host, Beth is passionate about sharing her expertise and providing innovative practices for integrated wellness for all.  Beth Shaw's Links: Website   Make America Healthy Radio Show LinkedIn  Facebook  Instagram  Twitter YogaFit's Links: Website YouTube Facebook Instagram Twitter App The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram    Facebook    Twitter    TikTok    Pinterest    YouTube Jennifer Norman's Links:  Lnk.Bio    LinkedIn    Instagram    TikTok    Facebook    Twitter    Pinterest    YouTube    Medium
35:60
May 17, 2022
Episode 4: Giselle Baumet, Hypnotherapist & Intuitive Life Coach - You Are Your Own Healer
Meet Giselle Baumet! Giselle is a multi-certified hypnotherapist, intuitive life coach, herbalist, and podcast host. After struggling with anxiety, depression and lack of self-worth, everything changed for Giselle when she was able to connect her past to her present in the subconscious. Due to her powerful healing discovery, she found her inner magic, and her life began to flourish as she manifested the life that she wanted to live. I name Giselle a true role model, because she helps others do the same using ancestral healing, hypnotherapy, and powerful breath work. Enjoy the listen! Giselle Baumet's Links: Website  LinkedIn TikTok Facebook Instagram Pinterest Podcast The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram   Facebook   Twitter   TikTok   Pinterest   YouTube Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio   LinkedIn   Instagram   TikTok   Facebook   Twitter   Pinterest   YouTube   Medium
38:60
May 11, 2022
Episode 3: Dani Candray @alopeachia - Nothing to Hide
Meet Dani Candray, @alopeachia! Dani was diagnosed with alopecia areata when she was young, which caused her hair to fall out. By the end of kindergarten, she was wearing wigs regularly to hide her condition. Finding community with the National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF), developing friendship with fellow alopecians around the world, and gaining recognition through Instagram with a viral prom makeover video inspired Dani to toss her wigs and love herself how she, for who she is. Today, Dani is an alopecia advocate and model represented by Natural Model Management. We love Dani for being the body positive Game Changer that she is! Dani's Links: Natural Model Management Instagram TikTok  Twitter YouTube Facebook LinkedIn The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website  Instagram  Facebook  Twitter  TikTok  Pinterest  YouTube Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio  LinkedIn  Instagram  TikTok  Facebook  Twitter  Pinterest  YouTube  Medium
25:30
May 03, 2022
Episode 2: Ana Melikian, PhD - Being Gentle With Yourself
Meet Ana Melikian, PhD! Ana is an optimist who overcame two bouts with cancer to learn that pursuing happiness is a fallacy. To choose happiness is a much more powerful strategy to tap into our highest human potential. Ana teaches how positive psychology and personal awareness can help us to break through mindset limitations, upgrade our psychological operating system, and achieve more than we thought possible in our work and life. Ana is the Director of Education for Book Yourself Solid®, a Board Certified Coach (BCC), and a proud member of the ICF – International Coach Federation, and the ACEC – Association of Corporate Executive Coaches. Before moving to the U.S., Ana Melikian obtained her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Sunderland, UK, taught at several Universities in Portugal and Spain, and co-authored several articles and book chapters. As a speaker, coach, and consultant, her focus is on applying psychological and social science insights for success and fulfillment to the power of being human. Ana Melikian's Links: Website LinkedIn The Human Beauty Movement's Links: Official Website Community Website Instagram  Facebook  Twitter  TikTok  Pinterest  YouTube Jennifer Norman's Links: Lnk.Bio  LinkedIn  Instagram  TikTok  Facebook  Twitter  Pinterest  YouTube  Medium
25:16
April 25, 2022
Episode 1: MattLovesHair - Spilling #HairTok Tea
Meet Matt Newman, @MattLovesHair! When the pandemic hit, Matt quickly pivoted from hair stylist to TikTok content creator. He's now amassed over 1MM followers because of, well, listen and you'll immediately know why. In this interview, Matt gives us a glimpse into his world, his healthy hair secrets, and many other charming reveals. Enjoy! Matt's Links:  TikTok Instagram Pinterest The Human Beauty Movement's Links:  Official Website Community Website Instagram Facebook Twitter TikTok Pinterest YouTube Jennifer Norman's Links:  Lnk.Bio LinkedIn Instagram TikTok Facebook Twitter Pinterest YouTube Medium
57:37
April 23, 2022