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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Ep 9: Mindset Matters

Every day, we make choices. With our actions, with our words, and in the way we approach experiences and interactions. Perhaps one of the most important ways to live fully in the now is to consider the idea that our mindset matters. This week, I am exploring how our mindset is a key in creating the life we want to live.

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Ep 8: Cultivate Attunement

We are human. We want things. We strive for outcomes. But what if the desire for attainment wasn’t what we really need? What if we could cultivate attunement instead of attainment? In this week’s episode, I am exploring the idea of attuning to what resonates deeply within you. Like an orchestra or chorus attunes one sound to another, we can use the practice of attunement to connect to how we want to feel and practice being in the moment.

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Ep 7: Cultivate Curiosity as a Mindset

Children are curious. They explore just because, and they make decisions based on what feels good. But as adults, we no longer practice curiosity, opting instead to be guided by shoulds, deadlines, and a need for specific outcomes and certainty. This week I’m exploring curiosity as a mindset. Why be curious? Curiosity is one of my favorite practices for releasing a need for outcomes and creating space in our lives for new possibilities.

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Ep 6: Give Yourself What You Crave

We want things. As humans, we want to feel loved, connected, seen, or valued by others. In this podcast, I am exploring how to give yourself more of what you crave – in your heart and in your life. Because we don’t need others to show us love, strength, connection, or even value. What if we could learn to be our own source for those feelings first? What if we could learn to find what we crave where it already exists – within ourselves and in our lives – rather than focusing on where it doesn’t?

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