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Ep 30: Cultivate Delight

Delight is everywhere. But in a world where we scan through our surroundings and days like we scan our social media feeds, our ability to recognize delight gets lost. What if you could seek out, cultivate, and experience delight every single day? Maybe even spread it to others? In this week’s episode, Elena is sharing why delight is so important and three ways to connect to what delights you. Because delight is not just for children, we can choose to experience it every single day.

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Ep 29: Be More, Do Less

We are really good at doing. Doing our work. Doing things for others. It makes sense. Doing is easy, there are often instructions and steps to do something. But sometimes even the best intended doing, can become rote and mechanic. Being and becoming on the other hand, are challenging because they ask us to FEEL, and can look different on any given day. In this week’s episode Elena explores the idea of embodiment and the practice of BEING as a way to express and nurture our truest self.

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Ep 28: Choose Ease over Force

Find ease. Maybe you’ve heard this before? Maybe you’ve wondered what it really means  or looks like? Most of us are used to living in force mode: willing things to happen, or doing every single thing you can to achieve a specific outcome, no matter what. In this week’s episode, Elena shares a story that illustrates the difference between when you choose ease over force. You’ll want to listen to this episode if you have been struggling with a project or task and not making any progress.

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Ep 27: Real Talk about Time

There isn’t enough time. We hear it, literally, all the time. And it makes sense when we spend our days doing, doing, doing. What if there is another way? What if we could replace our scarcity mindset around time to believe that how we use our time is a choice? In this week’s episode, Elena invites us to consider what it would take to make time our ally. To consider that how we spend our time can be a “I get to” instead of an “I have to.”

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Ep 26: Why You Need a Retreat

Have you always wished you could go on a retreat? Or maybe you’ve always wondered what the big deal was and why people love taking retreats? Yes, retreats and getaways can be lovely and even decadent. They can foster zen and take you to exotic locales. But in this week’s episode, Elena is sharing why you need a retreat, not as a luxury, but as a practice to connect to what truly matters and create long-term transformation.

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Ep 25: Tend to Your Inner Garden

Spring is here. Flowers, plants, and gardens are growing. In this season of new beginnings, we have an opportunity to consider the idea of what it looks like to nurture and tend to the inner landscape of our lives. To tend to our soul, and to receive nurturing in our heart and in our mind. In this week’s episode, Elena is diving deep into this gardening metaphor to share her favorite questions and practices to help you tend to your inner garden.

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Ep 24: Where Can You Absorb More

Be open to receive. We hear this all the time. I’ve even used it as a (frequent) intention and affirmation. But what if there is a difference between what and how we receive and what and how we absorb? Because it is one thing to receive a feeling, and it is another thing to soak it up. In this week’s episode, Elena invites us to consider the question of how and where can you absorb more.

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Ep 23: Create Space for YOU

We have a choice every single day to consider what we want to create space for in our lives. But what if creating space is less about what we want to create space for and more about the practice of allowing. In this week’s episode, Elena is exploring what it means to create space for you, why it matters, and how it is less about the stuff in our lives, and more about a deeper sense of knowing.

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Ep 22: Create Space With Your Breath

Have you ever been told to just breathe? Our breath is a tool that we carry with us, everywhere we go. But the truth is that most of us ignore our breath, or only use it to diffuse feelings or situations. In this week’s episode, Elena is sharing why creating space with your breath is a daily practice that can help you cultivate awareness and awakeness in your body, mind, and life.

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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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