Ep 21: Expand Your Capacity

Have you ever noticed that you tend to limit yourself when it comes to how much joy, love, or success you allow yourself to receive or experience? In this week’s Sunrise in Your Pocket episode, Elena is reflecting on the idea of expanding your capacity – to consider how good you are willing to let yourself feel. This mindset practice reminds us that each day is a choice to allow what we crave or want to amplify in our lives to be always better.

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Ep 20: Write a Love Letter to Yourself

When was the last time you wrote yourself a letter? In this week’s episode, Elena is inviting you to write not just a letter, but a love letter to yourself. This practice of writing a love letter to yourself functions as a gift to our future self. In these letters, we can offer a messages of inspiration, compassion, and reflections on what truly matters to be received when you need the reminder.

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Ep 19: Now What? How to Embody An Intention

You’ve chosen a word for the year. You’ve created a vision board. You’ve set your goals and intentions. Maybe you’ve done one or all of these things. But as the year rolls on, you are wondering – why aren’t you getting traction on your goals. Perhaps you are wondering, ok, now what? In this week’s Sunrise in Your Pocket episode, Elena is sharing her process of how to embody an intention.

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Ep 18: I Wish: How to Set an Intention

Intentions, goals, dreams, desires. We hear so much about these at the beginning of the year. But what happens if you aren’t sure where to start with getting clear about what you want? In this week’s Sunrise in Your Pocket episode, Elena is sharing her process for how to set an intention that comes from your heart. Here is a hint: it all starts with a mindset shift.

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Ep 17: Take it from Jupiter

We often hear about not having an attachment to outcomes. That life is about the journey, not the destination. But let’s be real. Holding big, bold desires and dreams lightly enough that the outcome itself doesn’t make or break you – is hard. In this week’s episode, Elena is sharing what her labradoodle puppy (Jupiter) taught her about living with determination without expectation and how to integrate this practice into your own life.

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Ep 16: Do More Than Say Yes

Saying yes to YOU and removing the need for external validation is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. But this week, Elena is talking about how to make this the year that you name AND claim your deepest desires and give your dreams a place to exist.

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Ep 15: Name It

The beginning of a new year often marks a time when many of us set goals and intentions. But in this week’s episode, I’m inviting you to dig deeper to find your innermost desires and longings, and then name them to kick-start 2019. These longings live in a place where joy, delight, wonder, and curiosity live, and they exist without conditions or expectations. Sound like fun? ...Or perhaps scary? Join me to make 2019 the year you “name it!”

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Ep 14: Stop Surviving. Start Living.

In this week’s episode, I am inviting you to consider that it is time to stop surviving. No, I am not saying that surviving is bad; but I’m here to tell you that there is more to life when living fully in the now. This idea of moving beyond survival mode into living fully is the perfect way to kick off the new year for anyone who feels like they are “just getting through the day” between to-do lists, responsibilities, and day-to-day life.

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Ep 13: Savor This

The hustle and bustle of the holidays and the end of 2018 are here. Many of you might be starting to think about (or have already thought about) 2019 and what is next. But before you do, what if you could savor THIS. “This” being what is here for you … at this moment … in this year. In this week’s episode, I am diving into what it means to savor – why it is important and how to do it. 

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Ep 12: The Truth About Self-Care

Ah, self-care. We hear all about why we NEED self-care, all the time. But for many people, time feels scarce, and the idea of finding time to care for yourSELF is low on the priority list – I get it. Which is why this week, I’m sharing my thoughts on the truth about self-care. Here is a hint: it is THAT important. You might be nodding your head but still wondering, “I get it … but how?” The trick, for me, is to see self-care less as a luxury and more as a part of our daily maintenance.

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Ep 11: Are You a Catastrophizer?

Do you assume worst-case scenarios? Or see things fall flat before they’ve even had a chance to take off? To be a catastrophizer is a natural tendency for many of us. This week, I’m exploring what it means to be a catastrophizer and how navigating this type of worst-case future thinking can actually help us connect with our inner strength and wisdom.

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Ep 10: The Truth About Gratitude

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about gratitude. ‘Tis the season. But in this week’s episode, I am sharing why gratitude is a key transformational practice for every day of the year. A mindset of gratitude is more than just a trendy thing to try; this mindset actually changes the wiring in our brain to counteract all the years of focusing on what is going wrong around us.

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