The Calm Collective

Ep. 14 - The Launch of Season II and The Gift of Hitting Rock Bottom

An episode of The Calm Collective

By Cassandra Eldridge
Inspired by a life and personal growth, The Calm Collective Podcast from mindfulness blogger and photographer Cassandra Eldridge shares the beauty in the raw human experience. Cassandra explores topics like battling grief, listening to our minds and bodies, and creating a life filled with purpose and reason. She is fearless in the pursuit of wellness, sharing her own challenges and triumphs in creating a life well lived. This series reminds us that we’re not alone in this journey. The ability to create a life we love is within us.
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Ep. 30 • Understanding Your Attachment Style, Navigating Relationships and Releasing Co-dependcy with Relationship Coach Amanda Blair
In this episode, Amanda and I will cover: • Navigating the dating world • Understanding your attachment style • Co-dependcy: what it is, what it means for your relationships, and how to reprogram it • How to navigate heartbreak • Holding on to self worth while dating • So much more Show Notes: Amanda Blair on Instagram Amanda Blair's website / blog Work with Amanda Lacy Phillips: To Be Magnetic Jenna Zoe: Human Design The Artist's Way Delightful: Daily Gratitude app The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog
1:03:24
March 26, 2019
Ep. 29 - My Journey of Being a Full-Time Photographer: Leaving Corporate and Building a Business From Scratch
In this episode I'll cover:  • How I was introduced to photography • Letting go of societies pressures around leaving corporate • Following my intuition towards my passion work • Building a business and releasing any and all shame around how that happened • What my life looks like now as a full time photographer  Follow Along: Cassandra Photo Cassandra Photo on IG My FREE Camera Gear Guide: What I Use & Why The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter Show Notes: Sarah Blondin: Guided Meditation Justin & Mary Jasmine Star
31:24
March 21, 2019
Ep. 28 - We Repeat What We Don't Repair: How To Avoid Putting a Bandaid On A Bullet Would
In this episode I'll cover:  • The realities of what it means to be human • Shining light on perspective • Repeating harmful patterns and how to break the cycle • Learning how to sit in the uncomfortable Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
09:08
March 7, 2019
Ep. 27 - How To Help A Friend Who Has Lost a Parent
In this episode I'll cover:  • Effective ways to support your friend/partner • Things to avoid saying • Different ways that you can show up (without being asked) • Holding space for what lies ahead Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
20:42
February 28, 2019
Ep. 26 - The Important Difference Between Contentment vs. Complacency
In this episode I'll cover:  • The difference between contentment vs. complacency • How you DO have enough time to live the life you want to live • How to move yourself out of neutral • How I find contentment (and clearing up some notions around the word) • The harmful habits that come from living a life of complacency Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
11:57
February 25, 2019
Ep. 25 - The Truth About Give and Take Within Our Personal Relationships
In this episode I'll cover:  • Harmful patterns that I was repeating within my own relationships  • How I reprogrammed them • The art of love languages • How to get to the root of what your relationships require Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
08:19
February 20, 2019
Ep. 24 - A Self Soothing Trick and Answering a Question From a Listener: How To Argue Mindfully With Your Partner
In this episode I'll cover:  • A self soothing trick I use when I'm feeling off • The reality behind bad tempers • Owning your truth and your authentic feelings • The beauty behind asking for help • Understanding when to listen and when to speak • How to stay connected with your partner even through conflict Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
16:38
February 18, 2019
Ep. 23 - How To Free Yourself From Comparison Once and For All
In this episode I'll cover:  • The reality of comparison  • What it's really trying to tell you • How to release judgements around what you truly want • Defining the real enemy Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
07:22
February 15, 2019
Ep. 22 - What My Dad's Death Ultimately Taught Me About Living
In this episode I'll cover:  • My experience with death  • The legacy of my dad • The trauma that came along with his passing • The lessons I took away from this loss • The difference between value vs. time • The importance of human connection Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
13:59
February 13, 2019
Ep. 21 - Intuition vs. Ego: How Learning The Difference Has Transformed My Life
In this episode I'll cover:  • Intuition 101 • Ego 101 • How understanding the difference between the two transformed my life • Slipping into old patterns and how to overcome • An exercise that keeps me connected • What happened when I stopped forcing, and just started living Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
15:49
February 11, 2019
Ep. 20 - The Truth About Pain, Sharing vs. Complaining, and Building Real Human Connection
In this episode I'll cover:  • Some of the most painful moments in my life • The difference between sharing vs complaining • Building human connection with ease • Releasing ourselves from our deepest inner struggles Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
11:56
February 8, 2019
Ep. 19 - Self Love and Self Worth: You Can't Have One Without The Other
In this episode I'll cover:  • Small, attainable acts of self love • The truth about what self love REALLY is • Mirroring self love with your self worth • Recognizing red flags • Honoring your boundaries, morals and values • How upping your vibration with self love can transform your life Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
05:20
February 6, 2019
Ep. 18 - What I Want To Tell You This Valentine's Day
In this episode I'll cover:  • How I'm feeling about this "holiday" • Authentic blogging • Freeing forced feelings • Being whole and that being enough • Loneliness both in and out of relationships Support this podcast with a small donation. Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
06:04
February 1, 2019
Ep. 17 - The Importance Behind a Healthy Work Life Balance and How To Create The Life That You Want
In this episode I'll cover:  • Society "should-ing" and why it needs to stop • Owning your truth behind every choice you make • Effective, simple ways to create a healthy work/life balance that works for you • Simple shifts that can elevate your life Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions reSURFACE Retreat
12:18
January 29, 2019
Ep. 16 - Learning To Let Go Of What Isn't Meant For You
In this episode I'll cover:  • How to own your truth once and for all • The pain behind letting go • How to ease into the release • The guilt behind sentimental objects • The magic that unfolds when you let go of things not meant for you • The energy behind holding on   Follow Along: The Calm Collective on Instagram The Calm Collective Blog The Monday Mindfulness Newsletter 1:1 Mindfulness Advising Sessions
10:20
January 16, 2019
Ep. 15 - The Pressure of a New Year and My January Intentions
In this episode I'll cover:  • The unexpected start to my new year  • My thoughts on sitting still • Letting go of all of the "shoulds" • My January intentions
21:30
January 16, 2019
Ep. 14 - The Launch of Season II and The Gift of Hitting Rock Bottom
In this episode I'll cover:  • The re-launch of Season II  • Why I pulled back from the initial launch • Authenticity and how you know when you're in alignment • The honest truth about rock bottom • Connecting with your insides • What happens after rock bottom hits
23:50
January 16, 2019
Ep. 13 - Slow Fashion, Finding Your Style and Learning to Live as Your Truest Self with Laïla Bédard
This beautifully versed episode by Laïla Bédard-Potvin of Harly Jae - an ethical clothing company. We cover everything from slow fashion, how to be more mindful with our style choices, learning to live as our most authentic selves, and enjoying the journey - even when it's messy. FIND LAÏLA: Finding Your Style https://bit.ly/2zWDnYA Shop https://harlyjae.com IG https://bit.ly/2O5WdPM Miracle Morning http://bit.ly/2O1w58R River Blue https://bit.ly/2hDnPwE The Curated Closet http://bit.ly/2NXEBWx
53:41
July 23, 2018
Ep. 12 - Learning to Live in Flow and Rid Yourself of Anxiety
In this solo episode, I dive deep into the ins & outs of living a life with anxiety & how you, just like me, can rid yourself of it by applying simple tips to your every day life. We are meant to live our lives in flow, not gripped by anxiety & discomfort. By listening to this episode & taking the tools that land well for you, those changes can start to take place today. I hope that they help you as much as they helped me.  Blog - https://bit.ly/2JNoxbj Coaching - https://bit.ly/2KZXD0G
19:35
July 19, 2018
Ep. 11 - Victoria Cohen on Self Shaming, Mindful Eating and Building an Authentic Brand
In this episode with lifestyle blogger and former podcaster, Victoria Cohen of Almonds and Asana, we chat all things mindful eating, learning how to untruth self shaming, working through isolation as a small business owner and more. Victoria is someone I admire so much, so be sure to listen to today's post. FIND VICTORIA • Blog - https://bit.ly/2LadkBJ IG - https://bit.ly/2uEIhnc FIND TCC •  Blog - https://bit.ly/2JNoxbj IG - https://bit.ly/2wV3D42 Coaching - https://bit.ly/2KZX
48:46
July 17, 2018
Ep. 10 - Medium Rebecca Rosen on Channeling Your Higher Self, Debunking Myths and Connecting with My
In this episode with famous medium and author, Rebecca Rosen, who's been seen on Oprah, Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz, we get an intimate look into what mediumship is, what it isn't, and how we can all benefit from tuning in to our higher selves. Rebecca sheds light on what a reading looks like, and falls organically into a connection with my dad from the other side. This episode is incredibly impactful for any human on any path. Rebecca, elsewhere: Site: www.rebeccarosen.com Her books: http://bit.ly/2M3GRK0
55:37
June 25, 2018
Ep. 9 - Growing Up In Foster Care and Creating An Intentional Life with Coach Jen Wille
In this episode I chat with my own personal life coach, Jen Wille, all about her journey growing up in foster care, cultivating happiness, and leaning into her life's passion to help others and live a life filled with intention.  Find Jen elsewhere: Instagram: https://bit.ly/2ymBROG Blog: https://bit.ly/2t8QjEP Podcast: https://apple.co/2yn8X0L Follow The Calm Collective: Instagram: https://bit.ly/2wV3D42 Blog: https://bit.ly/2JNoxbj Mindful Memos: http://bit.ly/2ME1ePd
1:08:38
June 15, 2018
Ep. 8 - Taking Those First Steps Towards Living Mindfully
In this episode I'm sharing simple tips to start living a more mindful life. It's not as overwhelming as it may seem. With these tips, I'm hopeful that you'll find it to be not only attainable, but maintainable - and getting that much closer to living the life that you deserve. Four Sigmatic - http://bit.ly/2LemVUm Blog - https://bit.ly/2rZzefp Instagram - https://bit.ly/2wV3D42 Mindfulness Posts - https://bit.ly/2J48EwJ Private FB Group - https://bit.ly/2Jss3Hm
19:42
June 2, 2018
Ep. 7 - Mindful Skincare and Living Your Life's Purpose with Kate Hauf of Damn Good Face Wash
Kate Hauf of Damn Good Face Wash joins me to chat all about running a successful Etsy shop & the inspiration behind DGFW. We take an unexpected (beautiful) detour to talk about living out your purpose & how to thrive in your authenticity. An inspiring conversation that you won't want to miss. DGFW: http://bit.ly/2wSG4ZG Take 20% off your DGFW order using CALM20! Expires 5/20 at 11:59EST Mama Bear Necklace: https://bit.ly/2k4wSbn Mama Bear Tee: http://bit.ly/2KvJF Kate's sister: https://bit.ly/2Gwo
1:07:21
May 18, 2018
Ep. 6 - How I Saw My Dad After He Died
In this episode, I get extremely personal & candid with a life altering experience that I had months after my father passed away. Through meditation came a ping to share my story in hopes that it may help those of you who may be exploring different avenues of healing, or longing to connect with someone who's no longer Earth-side. Visit the blog: https://bit.ly/2rZzefp Connect on Instagram: https://bit.ly/2wV3D42 Subscribe to the newsletter: https://bit.ly/2rV8zAh
16:25
April 24, 2018
Ep. 5 - The Myth Behind Choosing Happiness
In this episode we debunk the idea that we can simply DECIDE to be happy. On another podcast I heard Scott Stabile say: "you must choose the the action that leads to the emotion."  Right then, a lightbulb went off. Tune in to hear my own personal struggles with this topic and how I've made the changes to approach my days differently. Visit the blog: https://bit.ly/2rZzefp Connect on Instagram: https://bit.ly/2wV3D42 Subscribe to the newsletter: https://bit.ly/2rV8zAh
11:29
March 20, 2018
Ep. 4 - The True Reality of Navigating Loss with Nicole Pascavis
In this episode, Nicole and I dive deep into the true reality of navigating loss as young adults - the confusion, the grieving process as we know it, our desires to heal ourselves from within, how we did it (and are still doing it), and everything in between. We also cover Nicole's drastic lifestyle change through her life's work as she so graciously shares her personal journey towards leaving corporate to become a healer. To book Nicole: https://nicolepascavis.com Nicole on IG: https://bit.ly/2LaXp
46:24
March 8, 2018
Ep. 3 - You're Allowed To Have Bad Days
The reality of bad days. We all have them & its about time we talked about the fact that it's OKAY to ebb & flow through life. This episode is a brief sit down between you and me, getting real about a recent crappy day that I had, how I let it take power over me, how I decided to take that power back before the day was over, and just learning to sit with the reality that bad days will come again. Ready? Here we go. Connect on IG: https://bit.ly/2wV3D42 Visit the Blog: http://thecalmcollective.com
08:35
February 26, 2018
Ep. 2 - Soul Sister Sessions • My Best Friend Erin Welsh Hosts a Q+A With Yours Truly
Today I thought I would do something a little bit different and have one of my best friends interview me. Why? I want to ensure that before we go down this path together, that you know the soul behind this podcast. The one who's waking up each day so motivated & inspired to share my story (the good and the bad), and to hopefully impact even just one of you to feel the power to do the same. Ready?! Here we go. Connect on IG: https://bit.ly/2wV3D42 Visit the Blog: http://thecalmcollective.com
28:08
February 21, 2018
Ep. 1 - Lets Heal & Grow Together
This podcast will dig deep into real life issues, and my goal is to make you feel something big. I want you to walk away from each episode feeling like you can change your life through mindful living & that you are MORE than enough. I want you to understand that if you’re going through grief, you have an army behind you. That you're not alone in any of it. So lets get to healing. Are you ready? Here we go. Connect on IG: https://bit.ly/2wV3D42 Visit the Blog: http://thecalmcollective.com
11:08
February 12, 2018
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