Ep 46: Move from Urgent to Important

What do your prioritize in your daily life? In this week’s episode, Elena is inviting you to move from prioritizing what is urgent with what is important. Many of us move through our day putting out all the fires of daily life.  But what if we could create space to say YES to what feels important to our heart, to our core values, to our truest self? This episode is for anyone who frequently pushes off what feels important for tomorrow and beyond. 

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Ep 45: Own Your Power

Owning your power is a theme that is often tossed around in the self-improvement space. But what does it mean? And what does it look like?  In this week’s episode, Elena reminds us that each day is an opportunity to own your power by valuing, nurturing, and magnifying the truest parts of you. This episode is for anyone who has fallen prey to feelings of not-enoughness or acting out of fear of what other people might say or think. 

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Ep 44: When You Have a Crazy Idea

Crazy ideas are everywhere. We have them all the time. The question is: what do you do when you have one? In this week’s episode, Elena is sharing what to do when you have a crazy idea as a practice for replacing judgment with curiosity and thriving in your own life. This episode is for you if you regularly dismiss the whispers or outrageous dreams that seem to bubble up out of nowhere.

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Ep 43: Write Your Own Permission Slip

Permission slips are not just for grade school. In this week’s episode, Elena is inviting you to write your own permission slip as a way to give yourself what you crave and need. Too often we wait for others or circumstances to give us the green light. This episode is for anyone who needs a nudge to be unapologetic about what you crave and need to nurture and nourish your truest self.

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Ep 42: Be Breathless

When was the last time you were breathless? In this week’s episode, Elena is sharing why you might want to give yourself permission or even cultivate moments to be breathless. What if we could see being breathless as an opportunity to notice strength instead of as a sign of weakness? This episode is for you if you’ve told yourself stories about being “not enough” or that you “should be stronger” when things are challenging.

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Ep 41: When You Aren't Sure

Have you ever felt stuck? Or maybe you have had a moment where you weren't sure of which direction to take or how to proceed? For many of us, doubt has a way of multiplying itself exponentially and creates stuckness. In this week’s episode, Elena is sharing an experience with equine facilitated learning and how it offered insight into navigating doubt. Tune in for an idea for how to navigate the moments when you aren’t sure with less judgment and more curiosity.

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Ep 40: Lost and Found


Life happens. Things get lost. Big things, little things. And while our brain knows that things are just material objects, in many cases, our things represent moments and memories that mean something. In this week’s episode, Elena is sharing the story of what happened when she lost two important things, and what was found in their wake. This episode is perfect for anyone who needs a reminder that even the most unexpected moments can be beautiful in their own way.

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Ep 39: Are You Awake?

In all the busyness of our lives, many of us go through our on autopilot. Autopilot may be boring, but it is sometimes easier than feeling. And yet, what if we could cultivate awakeness? In this week’s episode Elena is asking the question: Are you awake as a way to remind us that each day is an opportunity to live fully, with eyes and heart wide open. This is the perfect episode for anyone who wants to be more present in their life and in their heart.

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Ep 38: Do More of What Makes You Awesome

Our lives are made up of stories. And those stories are made up of chapters. Each new season in our life is an opportunity to write a new chapter. To align ourselves more fully with our truest selves. In this week’s episode, Elena is sharing a practice to consider what it would look like to do more of what makes you awesome, so that you can write a new chapter in your life inspired by your inner knowing. This practice is great anytime you need a reminder or reset to focus on what matters or a nudge to get unstuck.

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Ep 37: Connect More

Life is precious. Everything changes. Nothing is permanent. We hear these things all the time. But we don’t always pay attention. When was the last time you woke up in the morning thinking about someone? Did you reach out? Elena is honoring the passing of her friend, mentor, and teacher with a reminder to inspire each of us to connect more and to be more present with the people, places, and things in our lives.

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Ep 36: React LESS

Reacting a human response. We take in information and we respond. Our emotions respond. Our thoughts respond. Our words and actions respond. And sometimes responding is appropriate. But other times, and perhaps most of the time, our responses come from a place of reactivity rather than true awareness. In this week’s episode, Elena is exploring the practice of equanimity, or to react less, as a way to pause first and then respond from a place of inner calm.

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Ep 35: You CAN Get Motivated

How many times have you told yourself, “I am not motivated.” Or, “I can’t seem to get anything accomplished.” What if you didn’t have to measure your motivation by your productivity or accomplishment? What if you could decide that CAN get motivated, and find a wellspring of energy along the way? In this week’s episode, Elena is sharing the secret to finding your motivation within yourself and cultivating a mindset that believes that you CAN get motivated.

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