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Stop Shoulding Yourself!

Stop Shoulding Yourself!

By Jill Andersen
Hosted by speaker and coach, Jill Andersen, Stop Shoulding Yourself! digs into the sneaky expectations that take over our lives and quietly keep us from the happiness we crave and deserve. Jill's no-nonsense, BS-busting wit will wake you up, get you excited for your life and teach you how to figure out and go after what you really want.
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9: Saying NO with Timothy Johnson
Enjoy my conversation with Timothy Johnson where we talk all about saying NO and how SHOULDING fits right in. Timothy Johnson is the Chief Accomplishment Officer at Carpe Factum, Inc, where he helps organizations seize significant accomplishments through effective management of their projects and programs. He is an adjunct professor in Drake University’s MBA Program. He is also the Learning Accelerator at Rabid Dog Growth, taking vital skills viral through online courses. Click the links below for discounted rates on Tim's new workshops! (Code valid through April 6, 2021) No Your Audience ($12.99 originally $59.99) and  DRIVEN: Branding Your Accomplishments  ($12.99 originally $39.99) Other fun stuff! Steve Farber's book "The Radical Leap"  Tyler Florence's Prime Rib recipe  Ina Garten's Spinach Gratin recipe
March 12, 2021
8: Manly Shoulds with Erik Dominguez
Listen in on this candid conversation about masculine shoulds and expectations.  Erik Dominguez is a MAN (so he knows about manly shoulds), Jill's speaking coach, a speaker and founder of Speak Up Stories.  Below are all of the goodies we chat about during the episode! My & Leah's Online Workshop: Release Repeat Resolutions - Crafting Intentions for 2021 Leah Masonick: She's amazeballs!  Check out her work!! Work 1:1 with me! 21% OFF a 4 month series starting now through January! Email me: or GO straight to my coaching page.    The podcast episode that changed Erik's life   Traver Boehm: Dr. Marc Brackett: Permission to Feel book, Brene Brown interview on Unlocking Us Erik's favorite book: Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
December 8, 2020
7: Coffee Talk about Life Sh!t, Unapologetic Self and Growth with Melissa Labus
Grab a coffee, tea, wine, G&T (all or any!) and listen in on some good 'ol reconnection conversation.  Melissa Labus is my grad school gal pal who stopped me in my tracks when I first met her.  She is an unapologetically confident badass who makes me laugh and helps me live life better.  
November 10, 2020
6: Adventure is the Antidote
Travis Barton's website, Instagram @travbarton, Facebook The Adventure of Purpose  by Travis Barton An interview with Travis Barton: His purpose is to coach, challenge and support people as they create a life they don’t need a vacation from. He is an expert at taking people who want to be extraordinary to epic new heights, through what he calls, adventurous coaching for extraordinary people. Travis has personally worked with a variety of people (I’m one of them!) one on one, from executives and CEO's, to athletes and actors, to other coaches and entrepreneurs, supporting and challenging them in a powerful space to move passionately toward their dreams and goals, holding them at their highest self, creating space for real life changing magic to happen. He is author of the book “The Adventure of Purpose” creator of the ‘Barefoot Business’ program and a kind, compassionate human.
October 27, 2020
5: Self-Awareness Sparkles with Karla Walsh
An interview with determined optimist and self-made freelance powerhouse, Karla Walsh.  Hear her story about how shoulding contributed to her eating disorder, how she overcame its grip to find self-acceptance, her path to finding balance in her professional and personal lives and how letting go is her key to a rich, fulfilling life. How to find Karla:  Instagram: @karlaswalsh Referenced people, podcasts, etc: Nora McInerny - Podcast: Terrible, Thanks for Asking Whitney Shindelar - Undiscovered Sunsets Travel Fresh Air with Terry Gross, Interview with Maurice Sendak
October 13, 2020
4: Erica Carrico - Shoulding On Your Purpose
Interview with my coach, award-winning life purpose and business coach, Erica Carrico. How/Where to find Erica: IG: ericalynncarrico FB: Awaken Your Purpose with Erica Carrico Erica's free trainings: Jill's List of 'You Shoulds!' Subscribe, rate and review the podcast!  Give me five stars, friends, I know ya wanna!!  :) Tell everyone you know about the pod.  Everyone shoulds themselves. Go to and sign up for my emails!  No junk, just Jill. Follow on social!  IG: @stopshouldingpodcast Send me your thoughts, hopes, dreams, ideas, Keep being amazeballs.  
September 29, 2020
3: Continued...How We Got Here Part 2
Podcasting isn't hard, but writing your story is.  Here's the rest of mine.  :)  Brene Brown's Unlocking Us Podcast - Episode: Day 2
September 11, 2020
2: How We Got Here - Part 1
In order to appreciate what's to come, it helps to know how we got here.  SSY! kicks off with part 1 of Jill's story about how her huge pile of shoulds finally suffocated her enough to bring her back to life. 
June 4, 2020
1: It's like a first date. Let's get to know each other!
Welcome to SSY!  This is an uber-quickie episode to clue you in on what this gonna-be-popular podcast is all about.  
May 31, 2020