TLS #125: Finding Self-Worth Beyond Work, Marriage & Motherhood with Meg Piercy

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Today on The Lively Show, we are talking with Meg Piercy, a Chicago-based wife, mother of two, and owner of the super-successful refinished furniture store, MegMade.

Meg is sharing vulnerably about her journey to unhinge her self-worth from things like motherhood, marriage, and her career. She’s also discussing the powerful impact that counseling has had on her life and marriage with her husband and co-founder, Joe Piercy.

This episode is perfect for anyone looking to hear about someone living the principles of Rising Strong (the subject of last week’s episode), or for anyone who wants to hear an open conversation about self-worth, marriage, motherhood, and career.

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TLS #124: How to Compassionately Set Boundaries in Relationships with Brené Brown

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It’s Brené Brown Day on The Lively Show!

I’ve been dreaming about this interview since I started this show… and it has finally come to pass — at the same time that TLS turns two years old (TLS’s 2nd birthday was February 6th)!

In this episode, Brené and I discuss Rising Strong, why compassionate people are most capable of upholding personal boundaries in relationships, and how we can initiate difficult conversations about boundaries in our own lives.

This episode is perfect for anyone who is facing emotionally tough stuff, who wants to understand how to lovingly set boundaries with loved ones, or anyone who is a fan of Brené and her work.

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TLS #123: How I’m “Really” Doing, Exercise, Making Major Decisions, Self-Love, & More

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Today on TLS I’m doing another one of my favorite types of shows to do: I’m answering questions shared with me on Instagram last week!

This episode is covering a lot of ground including things like podcasting, business, when I knew I was ready for dating again, how I’m “really” doing, my favorite Austin places, how I earn money, and more.

This episode is perfect for anyone looking for a fun, casual Q+A on a variety of life, business, and relationship topics.

 

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TLS #122: Part 2 – How to Make Embodying Pleasure a Habit With Alisa Vitti (Flo Living)

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Welcome to part two of our deep dive into pleasure with hormone specialist, Alisa Vitti, of Flo Living (you can listen to part 1 here).

Note: This episode contains adult content, so you may want to listen without children nearby.

In the show, we’re exploring how we can communicate what brings us pleasure to those around us, we’re discussing how we can help people tap into their personal pleasures, we’re addressing the idea of whether pursuing pleasure is inherently ‘selfish,’ and we’re going “into the bedroom” and discussing how we can explore pleasure with our significant others.

This episode is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about how to share the pleasure approach with others, wants to overcome the feeling that pleasure is selfish, or for those who want to learn about how to bring this form of pleasure into the bedroom.

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TLS #121: Part 1 – How to Make Embodying Pleasure a Habit with Alisa Vitti (Flo Living)

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This week I’ve got a two-part Valentine’s Day special for women of every relationship status. : )

Hormone expert Alisa Vitti, of Flo Living, is back on TLS today and Thursday talking about the most fascinating subject I’ve been learning about in the last several months: PLEASURE.

In Part 1, we are discussing how we can embody pleasure in our daily lives to transform our experience of wellbeing. We’re also discussing pleasure as it relates to our sexuality, and on Thursday we’ll be discussing how to bring this pleasure into our relationships, including with our significant others.  


This episode is perfect for anyone looking to learn more about how to incorporate more pleasure into our daily lives (in non-sexual ways), as well as how my own personal hormone journey has been going so far.

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TLS #115: How to Get Clarity, Embrace (Good) Fear & “Play Big” in Our Lives with Tara Mohr

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Today on The Lively Show we are speaking with coach and author, Tara Mohr, about the work she does helping women worldwide to “play big” in their lives – based on their own unique Values.

In the show, Tara guides us through a visualization exercise to uncover the wisest course of action for any situations we might be struggling with. And we discuss: the two different types of fear – and how to live more with the “good” fear, unhooking from praise and criticism, and a bit about the findings from my work and worth book research.

This episode is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to get clarity on a situation where they might be staying “small” and find a peaceful way to move past those limiting beliefs or circumstances.

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TLS #114: Making New Friends, My New Budget, Self Care Tips & Thoughts on Eating Dairy + Gluten Free

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Today I’m answering a plethora of listener questions shared on Instagram.

We’re covering a huge array of topics including the gluten + dairy free lifestyle, making new friends (and letting go of other friendships), dealing with family and friend reactions to my non-traditional career/relationship/life choices, podcasting tips, and much more.

This episode is perfect for anyone looking to hear me share openly on a wide array of life, career, and relationship topics. 

 

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TLS #113: A huge dose of life, business & relationship inspiration for 2016 with Alex Ikonn

TheLivelyShowWithAlexIkonnWelcome back to The Lively Show – 2016 edition!

I’m so excited to be back in the host seat with an exceptionally wonderful + inspiring episode with Alex Ikonn.

If you’ve been following The Lively Show for some time, you’ll know that Alex is the co-author of The 5 Minute Journal (his partner, UJ Ramdas was on the show in 2014), and his wife, Mimi Ikonn (a famous YouTube vlogger), came on the show in 2015.

Like Mimi, Alex came from (very) humble beginnings, and is now living in London, travels frequently, and runs several successful businesses. In today’s episode, Alex is sharing the actions, rituals, and mindset shifts that have helped make his dreams a reality at just 28 years old.
 
This episode is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how Alex has cultivated a beautiful, Value-driven marriage, career, and outlook on life.

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TLS #112: December Favorites – Dating Class, Tea, Eyelashes & More

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Welcome, 2016!!!

Today I’m sharing my favorite things from December, 2015.

This episode includes a mishmash of all sorts of things that are bringing me pleasure including my favorite coloring books, non-fiction books, a dating class(!), eyelashes, and more.

This episode is perfect for anyone who wants to hear about several of my pleasurable + feminine December favorites.

 

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TLS #108: Consciously Completing a Relationship with Katherine Woodward Thomas

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This episode is very near and dear to my heart and I have been looking forward to sharing this with you, my dear friends, for a while now.

For many reasons which are explained in this episode, I have asked bestselling author, Katherine Woodward Thomas, on the show to share her new book, Conscious Uncoupling, which lays out her five step process to consciously uncoupling and living happily even after.

I have used Katherine’s process personally over the past few months, and it has transformed a potentially negative or destructive process into one of peace, joy, and love. Now, I’d like to share her approach with you.

This episode is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about a five step process to help lovingly complete a relationship wholeheartedly, or for anyone who wants to learn about a meaningful new chapter in my own life.

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