TLS #182: November favorites: workout gear, backpack, videos & more

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Today I’m bringing back the monthly favorites episode! I haven’t done one in a while, so this episode will be covering favorites from this month as well as September and October.

I’ll be sharing a range of items including my new favorite chocolate, workout gear, thought provoking video, my favorite holiday movie, new travel destination, helpful book on hormonal health, and things that I’ve found helpful for my recent bout of acne.

This episode is perfect for anyone who is interested in hearing about a mix of favorite books, videos, products, acne reducers, and clothing items.

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TLS #158: July Favorites – tea infused chocolate, a rose cocktail, spiritual teachings & a “sparkle water” ring

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Today I’ve got a fresh batch of “favorites” to share with you from July!

I’m chatting about some recent jewelry purchases, the prettiest chocolate bars I’ve ever eaten (with inventive flavorings), the spiritual teachings I’ve been listening to all summer, and some favorite spots and cocktails from London and Edinburgh.

This episode is for anyone who wants to hear about some fun new jewelry purchases, spiritual teachings, and floral infused foods and cocktails to try.

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TLS All Star Episode #145: Minimalism, Design, & Mental Health with Kate Arends (Wit and Delight)

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Today’s All Star episode comes from mid-way through season 1 of TLS, and made a huge splash back when it aired and is definitely worth a second listen — or a first time listen if you are new to the show. : )

Designer and blogger, Kate Arends, of the very popular Wit and Delight, goes into a wide array of subjects including what minimalism is really about, the perceived pressure she feels to make her home amazing, her past mental health challenges, and she dishes out the most reshared quote in TLS history about authenticity.

This episode is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about minimalism, authenticity, thriving with mental health issues, or designing for Target.

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TLS #93: life after blogging, the new book, & blog/life boundaries with John and Sherry Petersik (Young House Love)

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Today’s show is quite simply… epic for any fans of John and Sherry Petersik of Young House Love!

John and Sherry are the husband and wife duo that have a large mammoth and devoted community that has followed their DIY successes, home decor adventures, and personal journey since 2007.

Then, in October of 2014, they decided to leave their full-time blogging career behind.

But they’re back… at least on today’s podcast! 

They are covering all the bases:

– What they’ve been up to since they stopped blogging.

– How their careers have evolved post-blog.

– A sneak peek behind their new book, Lovable, Livable Home (launching September 22nd!).

– What’s new with Clara, Teddy, and Burger.

– How their blog/life boundaries and priorities have changed.

– Why they stopped blogging.

– The role positive and critical feedback played in closing the blog.

– And – of course – whether or not they plan to re-open the blog.

Let’s go to the show!

 

PS – For those who cannot hear podcasts, we have made a transcript for this episode.

 

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TLS #86: blogging, design, motherhood, & mental health with Gabrielle Blair (design mom)

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Happy Lively Show day!

Today we’re having a “lively” conversation with designer, blogger, mother of six(!), author of Design Mom, and Alt Summit co-founder, Gabrielle Blair of Design Mom.

We’re talking about the evolution of blogging, how to grow an online presence, how to design a beautiful home with children, how Alt Summit got started (and why Gabrielle thinks it became such a hit), and how she approached the subject of her depression with her online community and children when she was struggling.

This episode is perfect for anyone looking to hear about blogging, designing a home with intention, juggling motherhood and career, and sharing mental health issues online and offline.

 

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TLS #60: small biz fears, struggles, & doubts with becky murphy

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Today on the Lively Show, I’m having a very open, honest conversation with illustrator, graphic designer, author, and friend, Becky Murphy about the “not-so-Instagram-y” side of small business.

In more of a dialogue than an “interview,” we dive into the doubts, struggles, and mistakes we’ve made on our paths as entrepreneurs.

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TLS #58: using values to thrive in work & family with tina roth eisenberg (tattly & creative mornings)

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Today I’m kicking off the 2015 Lively Show guest episodes with Tina Roth Eisenberg!

Tina is a designer, blogger, keynote speaker, and founder of:

Tattly – A temporary tatttoo shop in Brooklyn that I work with to produce the intention tattoos.

Creative Mornings – A monthly worldwide lecture series.

TeuxDeux – My very favorite to-do app ever.

Swissmiss – Her popular design blog.

In the show, we talk about how Tina uses her Values to design her businesses and her interactions with her family.

This episode is perfect for anyone looking to get inspired to live from Values in their lives, or want to hear an very humble woman share her amazing journey.

 

(PS – The Life With Intention Online Mini Series is now live and only available for a short time! Sign up to get the free training here.)

 

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the lively show: overcoming doubts & resistance with eric zimmer (the one you feed podcast)

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Happy Lively Show day to you!

This week I’m talking with Eric Zimmer, of the popular The One You Feed podcast.

Getting to talk to Eric about overcoming doubts and resistance from an evolutionary standpoint and a day-to-day reality was awesome.

This episode sheds light on the two different voices within ourselves and provides suggestions for handling comparison and other negative thought loops.

This episode is perfect for anyone who wants to understand the two different motivators within us and get practical habits and tips to overcome doubts or internal resistance. 

 

 

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the lively show: behind the oh joy blog & brand with joy cho (oh joy!)

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Happy Lively Show day!

Today I’ve got a special guest that I’ve wanted to have on the show ever since I started: Joy Cho of Oh Joy.

Joy is a graphic designer, blogger, product designer, author, mother (currently pregnant with her second child), wife, and she has a line at Target!

She is one busy lady.

Thankfully, I got the chance to talk with her about the things we don’t always get to see from reading her blog… the behind the scenes decisions, challenges, and hard-earned lessons that she’s faced over the last 10 years.

This show is perfect for bloggers, creatives, and those who want to learn more about how Joy manages so many personal and professional projects all at once.  

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the lively show: minimalism, design, & mental health with kate arends (wit & delight)

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Yesterday I got back from Nashville after speaking at the AH Inspired retreat. I had a fantastic time with some amazing women.

But, today I’m back in action with a new Lively Show episode for you!

This one is good, guys.

Really good.

I’m talking with designer Kate Arends, of the well known design blog, Wit & Delightand one of the newest Target collections!

Kate is smart, honest, vulnerable, and takes her craft seriously.

In this episode, we cover a gamut of topics including: how minimalism has evolved away from its original intent, her personal journey to learn to love and accept herself, and her relationship with mental health issues.

This episode is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about minimalism, authenticity, thriving with mental health issues, or designing for Target.

 

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