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S1E6: Serving those that have served

Watered Grass

Release Date: 03/18/2018

S6E25: 3 Summer Self Care Ideas for Your Emotions show art S6E25: 3 Summer Self Care Ideas for Your Emotions

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As the seasons change, so might our self-care game! The warmer weather and increased daylight opens up some fun new options for caring for our emotions this summer. Learn 3 creative ideas in today's episode!

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S6E24: 3 Summer Self Care Ideas for Your Brain show art S6E24: 3 Summer Self Care Ideas for Your Brain

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As the seasons change, so might our self-care game! The warmer weather and increased daylight opens up some fun new options for caring for our brains this summer. Learn 3 creative ideas in today's episode!

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S6E23: 3 Summer Self Care Ideas for Your Body show art S6E23: 3 Summer Self Care Ideas for Your Body

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As the seasons change, so might our self-care game! The warmer weather and increased daylight opens up some fun new options for caring for our bodies this summer. Learn 3 creative ideas in today's episode!

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S6E22 How to Choose Your Self Care Summer Reading show art S6E22 How to Choose Your Self Care Summer Reading

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If you're considering a self-help or self-development read this summer, today's episode is for you! How do we know if a title is the right fit for us? I'll give you three guiding questions that'll help you to make that decision and find your new favorite summer read.

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S6E21 Your Questions Answered show art S6E21 Your Questions Answered

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In today's episode, I tackle audience-submitted questions about starting and growing morning routines. Tune in to learn how we start one, and how to pick the strategies that make the most sense for you.

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S6E20: Honey, is that the patriarchy in my morning routine? show art S6E20: Honey, is that the patriarchy in my morning routine?

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We're back to talking morning routines and the things that limit our joy in the morning.  This week, let's talk about the influence of gender roles on our mornings, and the red flags that the patriarchy snuck into your breakfast.

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S6319: On the Grind- Starting a Business During the Pandemic with Jermaine of Big Up Brew show art S6319: On the Grind- Starting a Business During the Pandemic with Jermaine of Big Up Brew

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We're interrupting our regularly scheduled programming for a coffee break! I'm bringing in Jermaine Frazier-Phillips of Big Up Brew to discuss what it was like to launch his coffee business in the midst of a pandemic. What led him to make that leap, and how does he manage all the pieces of running a small business? Tune in to find out.

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S6E18: Is That Diet Culture in My Breakfast Smoothie? show art S6E18: Is That Diet Culture in My Breakfast Smoothie?

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If you've ever believed that morning routines have to include exercise, green drinks, or calorie deficits-- you're not alone.  Diet culture has a sneaky way of showing up in our morning routines, and might be ruining all the fun.  Tune into today's episode to learn what the red flags are to look out for!

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S6E17 Ew, I got Corporate Culture in my Coffee show art S6E17 Ew, I got Corporate Culture in my Coffee

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If you've ever believed that morning routines are to prep us for work, should leave us "productive" or give us an edge, this episode is for you. In today's episode I'll teach you how corporate culture spilled into our morning routines, and the red flags to notice that'll help you reclaim your mornings.

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S6E16 Mornings Don't Have to Suck show art S6E16 Mornings Don't Have to Suck

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Mornings get a bad rap.  They get associated with waking from much needed sleep, rushing, or heading into productivity mode off the bat.  Think about it- when you see a commercial that focuses on mornings, it's two different sides of the spectrum.  In this episode, I'll explain why mornings hold so much potential if we shed some of our preconceptions about how terrible they are.

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Social workers have a diverse skill set, with the goal to help others find strategies and services to find more happiness out of life.  Alisa provides that and more to veterans in Denver, Colorado.  In this episode, learn what it's like to work with those who have served our country after they return home.  Alisa shares self care strategies to stay smiling after an intense day of work with some of this selfless population.

Alisa, licensed social worker

Alisa, licensed social worker.

 

One topic we refer to in this is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.  For those unfamiliar with this psych term, Maslow came up with this schema for the order in which our needs to be addressed in order to read self-actualization.  You can see that many of the needs Alisa talks about today fall into the first two.  Where are you?

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Graphic courtesy of https://www.simplypsychology.org/maslow.html
Alisa, her sister Kathleen, and I on a recent trip to Alaska

Alisa, her sister Kathleen, and I on our recent trip to Alaska.  Travel is part of our self care routine we try to incorporate together yearly.

 

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