This episode is all about momentum. Getting it. Keeping it. Why it’s necessary. How to harness it. And how it can be intimidating.
Clyde makes cameo noises again, like the cutie he is.
We discuss trains leaving stations, how momentum builds, how new demons show up, Resistance (my favorite), and how there’s always something in the proverbial box (not like this box, a much sweeter more imaginative and less gross box).
Plus, there’s some talk about improvisation and dating…two activities that are both super fun on their own that become significantly less fun when you overlap. Take it from me (and my mistakes).
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I think one of the hardest parts about making changes is making space for them. I know that I am (very) guilty of not ever wanting to give anything up.
…Then I get overwhelmed, frustrated, and exhausted and go back to the same patterns I did before and, pretty soon, wonder why nothing every changes.
Hello again, friends.
I think one of the hardest parts about making changes is making space for them. I know that I am (very) guilty of not ever wanting to give anything up. Thanks to a lot of work, I’ve learned to be less of a hoarder of physical things. But when it comes to emotional patterns or routines that I’ve become comfortable in, I very much like to keep as much of everything as possible and just add on rather than taking way. I’m always convincing myself that I can make changes by just willing them into place and forcing myself to take on too much.
Then I get overwhelmed, frustrated, and exhausted and go back to the same patterns I did before and, pretty soon, wonder why nothing every changes.
We have to learn to let go. We have to learn to trust our gut when it’s asking us to let something go. We have to learn that, like in any trust fall, there’s a moment between being balanced and being caught that feels terrifying. But we have to trust that there’s something catching us after that free fall moment.
That’s what this episode is all about.
I discuss trust falls, leadership building, and how I gave up two things that were both very precious to me in order to make space for new adventures.
I also talk about relationship break ups, choosing happiness, and trusting yourself.
Plus, little Clydie makes audible cameos while chewing stuff and it’s pretty adorable, if I do say so myself.
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Thank you friends!
There are times when you can’t do everything you want to. And there are lots of times you can find reasons to beat yourself up for not doing (or being) “enough.”
But as long as you do the best you can with what you have in the moment, you are doing enough. And just by being, you’re being enough.
That’s the basics of what are explored in this episode of Femoir the Podcast. That, and…
I talk about Brian Koppelman’s Podcast: The Moment.
I mention my beloved David Goggins.
I talk again about Resistance.
I mention a specific interview on the moment with my (other beloved) Steven Pressfield.
I discuss doing what you need to do to recharge.
And why you can learn from everything, even your so-called mistakes.
All that and more on iTunes.
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Back again, friends.
In this episode, we talk about Mercury Retrograding. (Yeah, it happens, sorry).
I mention finding perspective.
I give a quick shout out to my hubs.
I talk traveling.
I hint about an upcoming blog post you should check out (hey, get caught up here!).
And I generally discuss chilling out.
Mostly, I’m trying to make everyone a teacher and trying to make my acting teacher proud.
Or, maybe, just make my best self proud. Who knows.
Subscribing and rating helps out, friends. But you know what helps more than anything? You being you. So keep doing that.
Back at it, friends.
Like it or not, another episode is coming at you. So I hope you like it. It’s certainly not my intention for you to not like it. But I promised the’d be a’comin, so here they a’are.
In this episode, I discuss getting down to the work and putting your nose down to the grind.
I mention Do the Work by Steven Pressfield.
I also discuss how I’ve been traveling a lot lately.
I mention another Steven Pressfield concept, Resistance.
I, of course, talk about yoga. (And the magic 108 number yogis love along with sun salutations).
I get a little David Goggins-y for a minute.
I also talk about running (and of course mention my pups).
And I discuss the benefit of having ongoing conversations with yourself.
Check it out on iTunes. Subscribing and rating helps out, but you do you baby boo.
My podcasting platform, though reliable for years, has been acting like a real douchebag this morning. So I apologize in advance if these show notes are published before the episode finally figures itself out. How embarrassing would that be!?
Anyhoo, this episode I focus on all things David Goggins. I talk about his book, Can’t Hurt Me and reference one of my favorite recent obsessions, Jocko.
We talk about why you might want to listen to bullies, how to properly stare at yourself in the mirror, and I say “asterisk” multiple different ways.
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Let me apologize in advance. This episode centers around a story that involves my dogs, therefore you’ll be getting a lot of dog pictures in this post because any time we talk about my dogs, I feel it’s incredibly important to show you just how cute they are.
Seriously, though, look at them. They’re so precious.
Anyway, this podcast features a story about how a lady was terrified of these dogs.
Yes these same cutie cherubs sitting right here, cuddling in their floppy softness with each other.
The whole podcast is really about fear, and how this one random lady’s fear was a great learning lesson in both patience and empathy. And how her physically paralyzing fear is a lesson for all of us.
Spoiler alert, she was somehow scared of these cutie patooties.
Pretty ridiculous, I know.
Anyway, the podcast is available today along with a bunch of other archived ones if you subscribe on iTunes.
Now two more pics for good measure.
This episode, which is recorded – as always – in my super soundproof studio, talks about those pesky New Years Resolutions (yes, still!), how you can feel like you’re not doing enough and yet you’re constantly overwhelmed at the same time, and how letting go will help you in your ongoing quest to be present. If, of course, that’s your thing.
I also talk about how exercise and yoga help to be present even more, helixes for no discernible reason, not letting our distractions own us, the difference between actually feeling and feeling because you think you’re supposed to feel something, and learning life lessons at the grocery store from surprising gurus.
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The latest episode of Femoir: The Podcast is now available! Check it out directly or subscribe on iTunes.
This episode we’re talking all about that pesky COMFORT ZONE.
I reference my FEAR podcast, gym culture, learning to golf, have fun with twisty twist word world, the CREATIVITY podcast, and online dating.
Let me know what you think, friends! And thanks for listening!
The latest Femoir: The Podcast episode is up! Check it out here or on iTunes!
I talk about my Kurt Vonnegut picture, doing taxes, gardens and irises, right brain vs left brain, ad agencies, and my love Kevin Hart.
And that’s it for this week.
Hope you enjoy friends! And tell a friend to become a Femoir friend!