Episode 9: Genuine Self-Care Strategies

What do Netflix, bubble baths, & wine have in common?

Literally, nothing.  But if you've ever heard the term "self-care," you know that people lump them together as a sort of cure-all for workaholics around the world.

Since you are the foundation of your life, your work, & your relationships, shouldn't caring for yourself be at the core of your priorities?  Join us today for a simple strategy on self-care that you probably haven't heard yet.  

And, yes, it does include quitting AND day-drinking, so it's definitely worth a listen.

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Episode 8: Authentic Team Building

On today's podcast, we're connecting with Studio Manager, Rachel Pray, in a different way than usual.  We're turning the tables and tag-teaming this interview back & forth.

No topic is off the table with the two of us, so we're attacking the value of being a freelancer rather than starting your own business, balancing the demands of work with parenthood, and financial planning in a volatile industry.  We share a bottle of wine and bring out stories from our ten years together.  Plus, it's my turn to cry. You won't want to miss this one!

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Episode 7: Find Your Reset

Have you ever had a week that has gone from bad to worse to the absolute f-ing worst in the blink of an eye? And then, no matter how hard you try to dig yourself out of the chaos, it just keeps dragging you down?

In today's solo show, Ashley talks about the importance of stepping away from the heat and finding a mental (& physical) reset.  By having a reset, you'll have a routine in place to re-center yourself and face the challenges of the day with a fresh perspective. 

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Episode 6: The Professional Gap Year

Studies have shown that when students take a year off from academics before approaching their college degrees, they are more likely to be highly engaged and successfully compete their degree program, in addition to helping them grow as individuals.  

But can this sort of stepping away, self-reflecting, and exploring help professionals find a deeper purpose and more fulfilling career? In today's episode, self-proclaimed risk-taker, Brittany Collier talks with us about her decision to walk away from a successful career in event planning to soul-search for her true entrepreneurial passion.

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Episode 5: No Can Be Really *@!&ing Scary

In case you didn't already think that I had a strange fascination with saying "no," today is the day when I share the hard truth.  Empowering or not, "No" can be a really scary word.

When you think about no in the grand theme of life no can be really horrifying idea.  So today, I'm talking about how I'm coping with a really big "no" moment.

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Episode 4: When Life Gives You a Tsunami

A Maryland school teacher has her whole life upended when her husband snags his dream job.  Unable to find a job, grappling with motherhood, and learning her way around life in New York City.  Fast forward a few years, she's a kick-ass painter, living the artist dream life in Brooklyn, and an awesome example of #momgoals.  This is her story.

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