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She Flourishes with Brenda Jasmin

She Flourishes with Brenda Jasmin

By Brenda Jasmin

Be inspired to show up in your life as the best version of YOU. The She Flourishes podcast is for women who want to go from feeling stuck to flourishing. You want to live to your full potential, but you need some inspiration to either get started, or to keep going after the life you want. Join your host, Mindset Coach Brenda Jasmin as she integrates her knowledge of positive psychology principles into the show. You’ll gain insights and inspiration from interviews with authors, positive psychology experts and women who are flourishing in their own lives.
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13. Using Mindfulness to Live Intentionally with Trish Tutton
13. Using Mindfulness to Live Intentionally with Trish Tutton
We can live our lives on autopilot, or we can use the power of mindfulness to live intentionally. In this conversation with speaker and mindfulness teacher, Trish Tutton, you’ll learn how mindfulness can help you to live with intention so you can flourish in your life. Trish Tutton is the author of the Mindful Mornings Journal. She is an advocate of helping people use the practices of mindfulness to reduce their stress and anxiety to create individual, as well as team resilience.  Along with her work as a speaker and mindfulness teacher, she is also a teacher on the number one free meditation app in the world, Insight Timer. Here are some of the topics we discuss: Understanding the difference between mindfulness and meditation How a tragic loss led to a significant shift in Trish’s life How meditation, mindfulness and intentionality can help you to foster a flourishing lifestyle Reducing stress and anxiety through mindfulness and meditation The power of living intentionally vs being on auto-pilot Two simple strategies for living more intentionally Finding joy in everyday life Here’s how you can connect with Trish Tutton: Website: www.trishtutton.com Instagram: @trish_tutton Mindful Mornings Journal by Trish Tutton can be purchased through her website, www.trishtutton.com More information about her Modern Meditation Course, keynote speaking and workplace training can also be found at www.trishtutton.com Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Get Brenda’s Guide on “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brendajasminworkshops/ Website: www.brendajasmin.com Email: brenda@bjasmin.com
41:34
February 01, 2023
12. Connecting to Your Inner Spirit with Carolyn Hidalgo
12. Connecting to Your Inner Spirit with Carolyn Hidalgo
One of the pathways to flourishing is to create more meaning and purpose in our lives. One way to do this is to connect with our spiritual side. When we listen to our inner wisdom and inner voice, it allows us to connect to our higher purpose and our higher self. This helps us to flourish, because it can lead us along a spiritual path that can lead to more meaning, purpose and fulfillment in our lives. Join me for a conversation with Carolyn Hidalgo, where we talk about the importance of connecting with our soul and our spirit. Learn how to tap into your higher self, how to embrace the values of Truth, Beauty and Goodness, and how to build your spiritual muscle, so you can align with your higher purpose, co-create with the divine, and become a powerful player in the game of life. Carolyn Hidalgo is a former business executive who decided to follow her passion, which led to her becoming a Soul Relationship Coach. Carolyn is a certified life coach, who received her life coach certification with the Co-active Training Institute. Carolyn is also certified in hypnosis and past life regression. She’s married, and is a mom to 3 beautiful adult children, who are all pursuing their post-secondary studies. In her work, Carolyn focuses on the mind, body, spirit and soul, and helps her coaching clients to trust their inner truth. Carolyn’s vision is to help people live judgment free in their relationships, especially their relationship with themselves. Here are some of the topics we discuss: ● The journey Carolyn took to finding her true self ● The meaning behind 11:11, connecting to the spiritual world beyond the physical realm ● Exploring our inner truth through our values and life experiences ● Exploring the difference between the soul and the spirit ● Connecting with divine creativity ● Navigating a spiritual path ● Fostering a connection with our higher self ● Discovering your inner spark to flourish in your life Quote from Christiane Northrup’s book - Making Life Easy: How the Divine Inside Can Heal Your Body and Life (2016) by Christiane Northrup, MD: “When we acknowledge the Divine part of ourselves - God coming through us as us - the whole ball game changes. Life just works. If we align and co-create with the Divine - our Souls and our Spirits - life becomes a grand and exciting adventure of consciously bringing Spirit into matter and reveling in our bodies. We are no longer ignorant victims of our circumstances. We are powerful players in the game of life.”- Christiane Northrup, MD Here’s how you can connect with Carolyn Hidalgo: Website: www.carolynhidalgo.com Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Get Brenda’s Guide on “7 Ways to Be Happier” https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier Join the She Flourishes Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/sheflourishescommunity/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brendajasminworkshops/ Website: www.brendajasmin.com Email: brenda@bjasmin.com
59:54
January 25, 2023
11.  Boost Your Adaptability Quotient (AQ) with Nancy Watt
11. Boost Your Adaptability Quotient (AQ) with Nancy Watt
If we truly want to flourish in today’s world, we need to be able to adapt. We’ve all heard of IQ and EQ, but did you know that there’s a new quotient called AQ? It stands for Adaptability Quotient, and it’s a social science metric that measures the ability to adapt and thrive in an environment of continual and accelerating change. Society is undergoing an exponential rate of change, and to keep up, we need to be able to adapt and increase our capacity for change. The good news is that you can learn to become more adaptable. To learn more about the Adaptability Quotient and what we can do to increase our AQ, I had a conversation with Nancy Watt, a “pracademic” who applies evidence-based research with experiential learning using the tools and techniques of improvisational theatre, humour research, and laughter. Nancy is an international speaker, facilitator, and improviser. Along with her background in positive psychology and corporate training, she is also from Second City’s Improv Conservatory and Sketch Writing Programs in Toronto and Chicago and is an Applied Improv Practitioner. Here are some of the topics we discuss: What is the Adaptability Quotient Five things that impact your ability to adapt The impact your environment has on your adaptability Importance of creating psychological safety at home and at work An improv comedy technique that can help you to build your ability to adapt Here’s how you can connect with Nancy Watt: Website: https://nancywattcomm.com Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Get Brenda’s Guide on “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brendajasminworkshops/ Website: www.brendajasmin.com Email: brenda@bjasmin.com Vision Board Workshop (January 24, 20-23): https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/VisionBoard
47:07
January 18, 2023
10. How to Flourish During Menopause with Dr. Laura Jasmin, ND
10. How to Flourish During Menopause with Dr. Laura Jasmin, ND
Is it possible to flourish while transitioning into menopause? Perimenopause can begin as early as 40 and can create obstacles that get in the way of your ability to flourish. Changes in your cycle, increased irritability, hot flashes, difficulty with word recall, sleep issues and increased risk of depression are just some of the issues women can deal with during perimenopause. These signs and symptoms can create obstacles to flourishing, but it’s still possible to flourish and thrive during this life transition. In my conversation with Dr. Laura Jasmin, ND we talk about all things related to perimenopause and menopause. Find out what to expect during this phase of life and what you can do to navigate, and dare I say, even embrace this midlife transition. Dr. Laura Jasmin, ND is a Naturopathic Doctor and mom of two kids who focuses on women’s health and all things hormones. She owns her own practice where she sees patients virtually and in person across Ontario. She also works at a fertility clinic alongside a multidisciplinary team. Laura has a passion for helping women not just survive but THRIVE through all phases of their life. Here are some of the topics we discuss: Understanding perimenopause Common signs and symptoms of perimenopause Navigating the physical, mental and emotional changes that happen during menopause What you can do to support your health so you can thrive, and even flourish, during perimenopause How to embrace the transition to menopause The role self-compassion can play during menopause Here’s how you can connect with Dr. Laura Jasmin, ND: Website: www.laurajasminnd.com Instagram: @laurajasminnd Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Get Brenda’s Guide on “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brendajasminworkshops/ Website: www.brendajasmin.com Email: brenda@bjasmin.com
46:36
January 11, 2023
9. Discover the Magic of Organized Living with Annmarie Brogan
9. Discover the Magic of Organized Living with Annmarie Brogan
Feeling the need to declutter and get organized? Want to tap into that “new year energy” and discover the magic of organized living? Then you’ll want to listen to my conversation with Annmarie Brogan, professional organizer, and co-author of “Beyond Tidy”. Studies show that just the sight of clutter can increase anxiety and lower productivity and creativity. Annmarie shares powerful principles from positive psychology to help you get organized so you can flourish and create a life you love. Annmarie Brogan is co-owner of the New York city based business, ORGANIZE ME! Of NY. She is also a mindset and resilience coach with certifications in applied positive psychology and positive psychology coaching, and is currently working on her Masters in Happiness Studies. Here are some of the topics we discuss: How disorganization and clutter contribute to stress, anxiety, and lack of productivity Positive psychology principles that can help you to get organized How your environment can support your flourishing and well-being The 3 different types of clutter How organized living saves you time, money and energy What you can do today to start getting organized How to become “an active creator of a home and life you love” Here’s how you can connect with Annmarie Brogan: You can sign up for the ORGANIZE ME! of NY monthly newsletter and receive the free guide: “Where Do I Begin” on her website: Website:  www.organizemeny.com Instagram: @organizemeny and @beyondtidybook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/organizemeny https://www.facebook.com/beyondtidybook Book: Beyond Tidy: Declutter Your Mind and Discover the Magic of Organized Living by Annmarie Brogan and Marie Limpert Can be purchased through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Chapters/Indigo Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Get Brenda’s Guide on “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brendajasminworkshops/ Website: www.brendajasmin.com Email: brenda@bjasmin.com
43:29
January 04, 2023
8.  The Courage to Follow Your Dreams with Gaia Orion
8. The Courage to Follow Your Dreams with Gaia Orion
Do you wish you had the courage to follow your dreams and do what you love? Do you wonder how some women are able to make a living doing what they love to do? Tune in to hear the inspiring story of how international artist and creativity coach, Gaia Orion, listened to her heart and followed her dreams to become an international artist. In this conversation Brenda and Gaia talk about what it took for Gaia to overcome the stereotype of a “starving artist” and create a successful business doing what she loves. Gaia Orion is the artist who created the beautiful “She Flourishes” painting and gave Brenda special permission to use that artwork for the She Flourishes summit. Originally from Paris, France, Gaia Orion graduated as an architect, but decided to pursue her dream of being an artist. Gaia has built a successful art career as an Artist and Certified Creativity Coach, and has gained international recognition and received awards of excellence for her art. She has exhibited her art around the world, including Paris, New York, San Francisco, Toronto, and Moscow. She has an exhibition coming up in Paris, France in May 2023. Here are some of the topics we discuss: How Gaia found the courage to go after her dream of being an artist Gaia’s story of moving from Paris, France to living in nature north of Toronto Why Gaia believes it’s important to go after what you want How Gaia and her husband decided to live outside of society's norms and expectations to live the life they wanted for themselves and their family How Gaia dealt with and overcame the stereotype of the “starving artist” Recognizing your gifts and sharing them with the world Here’s how you can connect with Gaia Orion: Web site: www.gaiaorion.com View her painting, “She Flourishes”, at this link: https://gaiaorion.com/collections/she-flourishes Instagram: @gaiaorionart Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brendajasminworkshops/ Website: www.brendajasmin.com Get Brenda’s Guide on “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier Email: brenda@bjasmin.com
40:38
December 28, 2022
7. Living a Life of Yes with Susan Hyatt
7. Living a Life of Yes with Susan Hyatt
Want some inspiration for creating and living the life you truly want in 2023? Want to know how to create a “Life of Yes”? Listen in on my conversation with master certified life coach and bestselling author, Susan Hyatt, as we talk about living unapologetically and saying yes to your deepest cravings. Living a life of yes is the key to pursuing your dreams and according to Susan Hyatt, it’s all about living a life that embraces her mantra of “being the woman with the stories and not the regrets.” Susan advises women to own their power, acknowledge their goals and dreams, practice exceptional self-care and actively make their desires a reality. Susan believes women should prioritize their mental and physical health, step away from diet culture and take back their time back by reducing their “invisible workload”. Here are some of the topics we discuss: What it means to live a “Life of Yes” How diet culture gets in the way of women’s flourishing The invisible workload of women How following your jealousy can offer clues to your life of yes Distractions that keep smart women from their purpose and what matters Prioritizing your mental and physical health Figuring out what you really want Susan Hyatt is a Master Certified Life and Business Coach who has helped thousands of women get more of what they want. Her bestselling book, BARE, helps women to stop shrinking their bodies and start expanding their lives. She’s a TEDx speaker who spoke at the largest TEDx conference in the U.S. on why women need to stop obsessing about their weight, and instead focus on earning money, gaining power, smashing the patriarchy, and running the world. Here’s how you can connect with Susan Hyatt: Susan’s website & Life of Yes program: www.susanhyatt.co Instagram: @susanhyatt https://www.instagram.com/susanhyatt/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/susan.ohyatt Podcast: You’ve Got Nerve https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/youve-got-nerve/id1630169510 Book: Bare – A 7-Week Program to Transform Your Body, Get More Energy, Feel Amazing, and Become the Bravest, Most Unstoppable Version of You Available at Amazon, Chapters Indigo, Barnes & Noble Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brendajasminworkshops/ Website: www.brendajasmin.com Get Brenda’s Guide on “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier Email: brenda@bjasmin.com
39:13
December 21, 2022
6. You Don’t Have to Be Nice & Other Truths About Flourishing with Louisa Jewell
6. You Don’t Have to Be Nice & Other Truths About Flourishing with Louisa Jewell
Women can feel a lot of pressure to “be nice”, even when people aren’t being nice to us, or when it’s not in our best interest. Sometimes we need to let go of the pressure to please others and have the courage to live life on our own terms. If we truly want to flourish, we need to have the confidence to live a life that is in alignment with our own definition of success. Join me for this inspiring conversation with the author of Wire Your Brain for Confidence, Louisa Jewell, as she shares her story about having the courage to take the exciting leap to follow her own definition of success and live life on her own terms. Listen in on our conversation as we talk about dealing with toxic friendships, jealousy, comparison, and the pressure to “be nice”. We talk about women supporting women and how switching to a growth mindset can make all the difference when it comes to flourishing. Louisa Jewell is one of Canada’s leading experts on the science of well-being and human thriving. She holds a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) from the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied alongside the field’s founder, renowned psychologist, Dr. Martin Seligman. Louisa founded the Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) and is the author of the book, Wire Your Brain for Confidence. Here are some of the topics we discuss: Having the courage and confidence to live your best life Living life on your own terms The importance of having your own definition of success Re-assessing your friendships – are they toxic or uplifting? Why we don’t have to be nice. Being kind vs being nice Setting boundaries – how saying no can help you say yes to yourself What to do when you catch yourself comparing yourself or feeling jealous of others Why women don’t always support other women and what we can do to change that How switching to a growth mindset can help you to flourish Here’s how you can connect with Louisa Jewell: Website: www.louisajewell.com Email: louisa@louisajewell.com You can sign up for her “Weekly Juice” newsletter at www.louisajewell.com Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brendajasminworkshops/ Website: www.brendajasmin.com Brenda’s Guide “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier Email: brenda@bjasmin.com
35:23
December 14, 2022
5. How to Bounce Back After a Setback with Vanessa Woodburn
5. How to Bounce Back After a Setback with Vanessa Woodburn
Is it possible to bounce back from a major setback? When life knocks us down through a traumatic event, major setback, or crisis, it can be difficult to lift ourselves back up again. In some cases, not only can we lift ourselves up, but these negative experiences can spur positive change. In positive psychology, we call this post-traumatic growth. Listen in as Vanessa Woodburn shares a powerful personal story about how she was able to lift herself up and experience learning and growth after a traumatic accident. We discuss her personal growth journey, and how it took the courage, and a willingness to be vulnerable to bounce back from a major life setback. Vanessa Woodburn is a Certified Health Coach and the bestselling author of the book, Bounce Back: Reclaim Your Life After a Concussion. Here are some of the topics we discuss: Tools for dealing with a major setback Vanessa’s journey of growth before and after her traumatic brain injury Having the courage to be vulnerable The importance of acceptance, surrendering and letting go when dealing with a setback Letting go of the need to please others and allowing others to see our imperfections How experiencing the full range of emotions can allow you to heal The importance of not by-passing difficult emotions The difference between self-compassion and self-pity How you can grow from a setback and experience personal growth Here’s how you can connect with Vanessa Woodburn: Website: www.vanessawoodburn.ca Instagram: @vanessa_woodburn Facebook: Vanessa Woodburn Vanessa’s Book: Bounce Back: Reclaim Your Life After a Concussion free download: www.vanessawoodburn.ca Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Website: www.brendajasmin.com Brenda’s Guide “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier Email: brenda@bjasmin.com
39:32
December 07, 2022
4. How to Handle Life’s Difficulties with Resilience with Emiliya Zhivotovskaya
4. How to Handle Life’s Difficulties with Resilience with Emiliya Zhivotovskaya
When you experience a difficult time in your life, it can be hard to imagine how you’re ever going to get through it. Life throws us curve balls, adversities, and painful moments, and there are coping strategies that can help us handle these adversities, and others that can hinder our ability to be resilient. Listen in as positive psychology expert, Emiliya Zhivotovskaya, shares her story about what brought her to positive psychology. She shares the adversities she experienced from a young age and discusses how she handled the challenges that life brought her way with resilience. We talk about the traps she could have fallen into (but didn’t), and what helped her get through some of the most difficult times in her life. Emiliya is the CEO and Founder of the Flourishing Center in New York City. She’s dedicated to increasing the flourishing of the world. For the past 14 years, she’s trained thousands of certified practitioners in positive psychology, coaching, resilience training, consulting and more. In this episode we also discuss what made her decide that Vitality is an essential pathway to flourishing, and how she felt so strongly about it that she suggested that the founder of positive psychology add vitality to his famous PERMA model. Here are some of the topics we discuss: 3 ways to deal with life’s difficulties with resilience What Emiliya did (and didn’t do), that helped her to overcome the adversities that life threw her way at a young age How she avoided some of the traps that people fall into when dealing with adversity Why Emiliya believes that vitality is an essential pathway to flourishing What gets in the way of women flourishing in their lives The importance of balancing our masculine and feminine energy so we can flourish The Flourishing Center’s model for flourishing – how self-awareness, self-compassion, and self-care can enable us to flourish The importance of refueling ourselves and our energy Here’s how you can connect with Emiliya Zhivotovskaya: www.theflourishingcenter.com www.emiliya.com https://theflourishingcenter.com/podcast/ Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Website: www.brendajasmin.com Brenda’s Guide “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier Email: brenda@bjasmin.com
42:41
November 30, 2022
3. Discovering Your Soul’s Purpose Through Inspired Action with Renée Walker
3. Discovering Your Soul’s Purpose Through Inspired Action with Renée Walker
Do you sometimes think that if you could just find your purpose, your life would finally be figured out? Connecting with meaning and purpose in your life are pathways to flourishing, but focusing intently on finding your purpose can sometimes cause more angst than joy. Listen in on my conversation with Renée Walker, where you’ll be relieved to learn a different perspective to discovering your purpose…your soul’s purpose. Learn about an approach to purpose that doesn’t involve as much angst and stress…and allows you to tap into your intuition and take aligned action from a place of calm and inner knowing. Renée Walker is the founder of Renée Walker Wellness – a wellness company dedicated to helping women come back to who they are. She does this through her weekly yoga and meditation classes, along with her coaching programs. Renee’s purpose is to guide you towards peace while empowering you to discover your inner strength. Here are some of the topics we discuss: ● The difference between purpose and soul’s purpose ● What is inspired action and how it relates to your soul’s purpose ● How to tell the difference between intuition and fear ● How to deepen your connection to yourself and to what brings you joy ● What you can do to receive guidance and inspiration to help lead you on the path to discovering your soul’s purpose ● Practical strategies for reconnecting with yourself and your inner knowing so you can consciously create the life you want ● What it means to be in alignment with who you truly are, how to know whether something is in alignment for you, and some clues that you might not be in alignment ● How creating daily rituals can help you in your personal and professional life How you can connect with Renée Walker: Instagram: @reneewalkerwellness Website: www.reneewalkerwellness.com (sign up for free 14-day trial and newsletter) Free 14-day trial of Renée’s membership where you can try out her yoga and meditation: www.reneewalkerwellness.com Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Facebook: brendajasminworkshops Website: www.brendajasmin.com Email: brenda@bjasmin.com Brenda’s Guide “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier
41:08
November 22, 2022
2. How to Live a Passion-Led and Purpose-Filled Life with Amy McLaren
2. How to Live a Passion-Led and Purpose-Filled Life with Amy McLaren
Living life with more passion and purpose may sound wonderful, but how do you discover what you’re passionate about and what your purpose is? The good news is that there are clues to uncovering your passions, and once you tap into them, they can lead you to living with more purpose, and positively impacting the world. Listen in while Amy McLaren and I talk about all things related to passion and purpose. If you’re wondering how to tap into your passions and how that can lead you to a purpose-driven life, you’ll want to listen to this conversation! Amy McLaren is a busy mom of two who splits her time between leading LadyStrength, an online community for entrepreneurial women, growing an Airbnb business, and being a hands-on CEO of Village Impact, the charity she and her husband founded more than a decade ago. Amy is the author of Passion to Purpose, a Seven-Step Journey to Shed Self-Doubt, Find Inspiration and Change Your Life (and the World) for the better. Here are some of the topics we discuss: ● What to do when you don’t know what your passion is ● Clues and signs to help you discover what your passionate about ● The trap a lot of women fall into when it comes to their passions and the things that bring them joy ● What is a Passion Timeline and how to create one ● Why it’s so important to keep your passions alive ● Blocks to dedicating time to what you’re passionate about and how to overcome them ● How your passion can lead to your purpose and doing more good in the world ● The importance of staying true to who you are Here’s how you can connect with Amy McLaren: Instagram: @amydownmclaren Web site: www.amymclaren.com Passion to Purpose Book: Amazon, Indigo, Barnes & Noble Here’s how you can connect with Brenda Jasmin: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Facebook: brendajasminworkshops Website: www.brendajasmin.com Email: brenda@bjasmin.com Brenda’s Guide “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier
36:49
November 22, 2022
1. Floundering and Flourishing: Welcome to the Jungle with Anneliese Lawton
1. Floundering and Flourishing: Welcome to the Jungle with Anneliese Lawton
Why do so many of us lose ourselves along the journey to womanhood and motherhood? Instead of living the flourishing life we envisioned for ourselves, many of us end up floundering and losing our identity along the way. In this episode, parenting writer, maternal mental health advocate, and author of Welcome to the Jungle, Anneliese Lawton, shares how motherhood, postpartum depression and a health crisis led her to down a frantic path of self-discovery. Anneliese shares some of the pivotal moments where she lost herself along the way and discusses how navigating the motherhood journey and all its challenges eventually led her back to her true self. Anneliese Lawton is the author of Welcome to the Jungle, A Frantic Journey Through Motherhood and Self-Discovery. Anneliese is a Canadian gal with a big passion for maternal mental health. She had three kids in under four years and has lived to tell the tale. After reading dozens of self-help books, listening to podcasts, and writing for dozens of parenting publications – Anneliese learned that validation from other moms was key to feeling supported in motherhood. This mama of three (who wears too many hats) is Gabrielle Bernstein meets Workin’ Moms, meets the mom-next-door. With her, nothing is off-limits, and she hopes her writing will inspire, empower and help other women find joy and peace within themselves. Here are some of the topics we discuss: ● How a quick post Anneliese wrote on Facebook went viral…leading her to realize she had an important message to share that the world was eager to hear ● How Anneliese’s own struggle with anxiety and postpartum depression led her to becoming a maternal mental health advocate ● How a health crisis led her to hitting rock bottom and made her realize she needed to learn to love who she was on the inside ● How finding her voice and sharing it contributed to her healing ● The negative messages girls receive in the formative teenage years that lead them to believe they can’t be who they truly are ● How women fall into the trap of thinking they have to be perfect, especially in the age of social media ● How finding meaning and purpose in her mental health journey has helped Anneliese to speak out and inspire other women ●  How even though some days she still feels like she is floundering in motherhood between piles of laundry, missing mittens and forgotten lunch bags, Anneliese’s journey of self-discovery had led her to feeling like she is flourishing in the sense of who she is now Here’s how you can connect with Anneliese Lawton: Instagram: @annielawton_ Facebook: grownupglamour Website: annelieselawton.com You can purchase her book at Chapters/Indigo, Coles, Amazon or Barnes and Noble. Her book is available in all major bookstores in 14 countries. If you’re located in Halton region, you can pick up a copy at Lakeside Home Living Home Boutique or Piper’s Closet. Here’s how you can connect with Brenda: Instagram: @_brendajasmin Facebook: brendajasminworkshops Website: www.brendajasmin.com Email: brenda@bjasmin.com Brenda’s Guide “How to Be Happier in Uncertain Times”: https://brendajasmin.kartra.com/page/happier
41:49
November 22, 2022
Creating Your Flourishing Life
Creating Your Flourishing Life
In this first episode, Brenda shares the personal story that led to her being passionate about helping women create flourishing lives that they love. She shares what it means to flourish, what inspired her to create She Flourishes, what to expect in upcoming episodes, 6 pathways to creating a flourishing life, and why the concept of flourishing is near and dear to her heart.  Join Brenda on this journey of flourishing so you can begin living an authentic life that brings you inner joy and happiness, and connects you to your passion and purpose. You can connect with Brenda at www.brendajasmin.com or on Instagram @_brendajasmin
18:47
September 27, 2022