I hold a vision for a world where we have enough (food, shelter, clothing, clean air, clean soil, clean water, love). To get there, we need to embrace kindness and love, now, assuming good intent while protecting our necessary boundaries. And, we will laugh all the way there.
This podcast is where I can share that vision and explore the stories of other people who also share that vision.
Introduction to Episode There are three pillars to happiness, personal development and health and wellness. Gillian Duncan talks about how she figured this out how she works with women to help them get their happiness. Podcast Episode Summary Gillian does her...
Introduction to Episode My guest today is Andrea Procida, a fellow essential oil educator and enthusiast. Andrea has found her calling in health coaching after tirelessly advocating for her own health. In today’s episode, we dig into what that looks like. Podcast...
Part 1 & 2: Ashlee Angelus, the Entwined Tales of Motherhood and Entrepreneurship and finding Beauty through the Breakdown
This post was first published on December 23, 2020. It was updated with part 2 on December 30, 2020. Part 1 Introduction to Episode Today’s guest, Ashlee Angelus, tells us about growing up with labels, breaking through, and the harrowing journey to becoming a mother...
Introduction to Episode In today’s episode, I sit down with shift-disturber, Farah Fancy. Farah is a self-proclaimed Artist Doula who works to prepare people for creation. Podcast Episode Summary Farah has been through a lot, on purpose and because life handed it to...
Introduction to Episode My guest today is Michelle Gay, a business coach who helps business owners revision culture through values. Podcast Episode Summary I have taken at least four values workshops with Michelle Gay, since 2017. We met when she taught a few...
Introduction to Episode My guest today is wine expert Caroline Conner. In this episode, we discuss what wines you should drink and dispel some common wine myths. Listen to wine and dine with Caroline. Podcast Episode Summary Caroline is a young fiery American living...
Introduction to Episode Vanessa Couto returns as my guest where we further discuss “why does astrology matter?” Waxing and waning between analogy, patterns, and history, we dive into this ancient personal development tool and touch the surface of how it can help you....
In this episode, I break down the Holiday Conversation Guide, which will help you more deeply connect with those people you care about, especially during the holidays.
Introduction to Episode Jessica Hansen, the Systems Magician, joins me in this episode where we discuss mindfully mastering systems. We start our conversation with sustainability, and how COVID has forced us each to examine how we interact with the world. Podcast...
Introduction to Episode In this episode, we are working to get out the vote with Emma Burke, who is running for Lake Oswego City Council. Emma comes back just before the election to discuss our 2020 election and her campaign and some of the things she wants for Lake...
Introduction to Episode Naomi Eklund was born with all her clairvoyant gifts available. She is a coach, mentor, trainer, and public speaker who manages Infinite Yes Coaching. In this episode, we weave the metaphysical with everyday life. Podcast Episode Summary Naomi...
Introduction to Episode Jamie Young wants you to show up generously. And, she’ll teach you how using her magical strategy and swag. Podcast Episode Summary In this episode, my guest, Jamie Young, talks us through how swag found her as a tool business can use to...
Mari Bartoo Jacobson is a woman coming into her own. In this episode, Mari and I discuss intuition, the divine feminine and masculine, and mindful ways to own all of who we are.
Colin Thompson has learned how to live a life by design. Hailing from double immigrants to creating a birthday ritual that leaves him energized for 364 days out of the year, he shares his story from coaching to diversity, and so much more.
Becky Jarvis, creator of Curvy Chic Closet, and I sat down and discussed Body Positivity. Becky has been working to make plus-sized clothing accessible to moms and other plus-sized individuals for over ten years. In this episode, we discuss her journey from just providing a sale to changing the world of body positivity.
Introduction to Episode Did you ever consider that there is a shadow side to attraction? In this episode, Laura and I discuss what the law of attraction is, a brief history, and some cautionary tales of when it is time to look outside of the law for spiritual...
Introduction to Episode I sat down with Danielle Bettmann, of Wholeheartedly, to discuss what it takes to parent, and as a byproduct of our times, what it takes to parent in COVID. She advocates for wholehearted parenting, a way where we look at our needs and then...
Introduction to Episode Have you had a candid conversation recently? Do you have a safe space to go when you need to have those candid conversations? Shawanda Randolph is the director and founder of DeeCilla Center in Arizona, and she’s found holding space for candid...
Introduction to Episode On the Rise Solutions is a testimony to how we Rise Up when adversity calls. In this interview, Michelle and Jessica discuss super powers, the importance of pivoting and reinventing yourself, and lessons learned when life throws you serious...
My next guest…
Tell me about your non-linear path to purpose.
In Season 3, I will be focusing on your purpose, and how you got there. What was your non-linear path to finding what you should do?
Please also screen yourself with my four qualifying questions:
- Do you believe we have a duty to make the world a better place?
- Do you have something you are working on that you are passionate about? Maybe it’s your career? Maybe it’s a hobby or a passion project?
- Are you a womxn?
- Are you a mother?
If you said, “YES,” to any of these, I want to hear your story. If you said, “YES,” to all four, I want to know how you do it! So, if you said, “YES,” click the button below to get on my calendar. I will be accepting interviews starting March 2021 for Season 3. Go ahead and schedule now. In March or beyond, we’ll chat, suss out interview details, and align our missions.
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First, thank you! Listener support is the only way the message of "Balance Shared" will reach a wider audience.
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What is the process to be on your podcast?
First, we do a "pre-screen" call. This makes sure we are aligned in our missions/visions. This makes sure we are both clear on our expectations.
Second, you receive a follow-up email from me with the link to schedule the actual podcast.
What if I'm late to any of the calls?
I give 10 minutes grace, because, hey!, life happens. If we can't connect at the start time we agreed on + 10 minutes, we'll have to reschedule.
How long is a podcast interview?
We block 45 minutes and aim to talk for 30 minutes including a pause for a sponsor break.
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Answer the form linked on the confirmation page when you scheduled your time. You tell me the top things you want to discuss.
Does it cost money to be a guest?
What if I want my episode to air at a very specific day/time?
Each regularly scheduled episode becomes live at 3am PT on Wednesdays during the run of a season. I do my best to align the timing with my guest’s needs, but reserve the right to change. If you want a specific time, you are invited to sponsor an episode (or more).
What is a season?
My seasons run September through June.
Do I need fancy equipment to be a guest?
You need a device that can connect to a phone call or Zoom. It is helpful to have a headset with a microphone. I send pre-podcast logistics with more details.
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What if I have second thoughts about my episode airing?
I am happy to discuss on an individual basis whether we should air your episode, or not.