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42. Becoming a Holistic Health Practitioner, with Kathy Bartelloni

Amidst The Chaos

Release Date: 11/02/2021

56. Becoming a Photo Editor, with Alisa McCormick show art 56. Becoming a Photo Editor, with Alisa McCormick

Amidst The Chaos

When I started this podcast, the goal was to bring mothers in different indutries to this community so that YOU can see the variety of ways you can either start a side hustle or jump right in to a new career with skills you may already have. Today's guest is not only an amazing listen, but selfishly so fun as she is in the photography space - so I got to geek out on somethings! is a private photography editor for weddings who started her career as a photographer! We talk about how she was a stay at home mom and wanted a way to reinvent herself, so teamed up with her daughter to start a...

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55. Using  Your Weight Loss Journey to Become a Nutrition Coach, with Karen Bein show art 55. Using Your Weight Loss Journey to Become a Nutrition Coach, with Karen Bein

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My guest today is on a mission to help mothers get back to feeling like themselves again through confidence and mindful eating. Karen Brein is a nutrition and wellness coach that used her own experience after kids to help other mamas feeling the same. We start talking about her life pre kids and company and how she came to find her passion as a coach to other women. She talks about how to form habits and her approach with her clients that TRULY help them succeed and maintain their goals. Karen also touches on imposter syndrome, which so many founders (and people in general) face. We also...

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54. Making an Infant Carrier Fit in a Grocery Cart, with Lindsey Fleischhauer show art 54. Making an Infant Carrier Fit in a Grocery Cart, with Lindsey Fleischhauer

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Today's guest has brought a game changing product to the lives of all parents that are grocery shopping with their infants. Lindsey Fleischhauer is the creator of Totes Babies, which fits onto a grocery cart to help keep your infant carrier out of the bottom (hello, GENIUS idea)! Lindsey starts by telling me how she came to the idea after experience this problem every time she went to the store, and how her dad played a huge role in making it a reality. She then gets real about how she had some big naysayers that told her it wasn't a good idea -- and how she moved past that. We talk about...

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53. How a Single Mom Built a Clothing Line for Mothers, with Whitney Lundeen show art 53. How a Single Mom Built a Clothing Line for Mothers, with Whitney Lundeen

Amidst The Chaos

WOW, today's episode I got DEEP with our guest, , on her journey to build her clothing brand . Whitney not only talks about the founder tips and hurdles, but gets really honest and open about her personal struggles, which I think will be really helpful for so many people. Whitney tells me about how she was a young mom and found herself in an unhealthy marriage. After making the scary decision to leave, she knew she had to do something on her own as childcare was so expensive. Instead of making excuses, she decided to jump right in and learn a new skill (sewing) to make fun, practical dresses...

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52. How to Become a Graphic Designer and Work for Yourself , with Stacy Aguilar show art 52. How to Become a Graphic Designer and Work for Yourself , with Stacy Aguilar

Amidst The Chaos

I am so excited to bring another guest on the show today who had a skill/passion for something and after years of switching careers has found a way to turn that into her fulltime career. Today I am joined by , a graphic designer who helps entrepreneurs with their branding and web design. We first talk about Stacy's background in public policy, where she was focused on helping people but found she was super interested in design and the visual realm, but she didn't know the best way to combine the two! Then she talks to us about how when she was working in ad agencies, and wanted to focus more...

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51. How and Why to Become a Productivity Coach, with Meaghan Langston show art 51. How and Why to Become a Productivity Coach, with Meaghan Langston

Amidst The Chaos

I don't know anyone who wouldn't want to be more productive in one aspect of their life -- even my guest, who is a productivity coach! Meaghan Langston, the Meaning Mentor, joins us to kick off season two of the podcast! Meaghan has a similar background as previous guests in that she had a standard job but wasn't loving the hours, so was searching for something that was more flexible and aligned with her skills. While she was having these thoughts, her and her husband had just recently become foster parents to two littles (so not stressful at all). While at work, she benefited from a perk at...

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50. Helping Parents Shift the Way Work is Done and Elevate Their Leadership Capacity, with Sarah Peck show art 50. Helping Parents Shift the Way Work is Done and Elevate Their Leadership Capacity, with Sarah Peck

Amidst The Chaos

I am so excited to finish out this amazing first season with a guest who could essentially be the poster child for this podcast! Sarah Peck is the founder of Start Up Parent, which focuses on helping women feel less alone and gives them the tools they need to plan for families during busy careers. Sarah starts by giving me her long job history -- she legit has done it all! When she got pregnant with her first at a tech start up that she loved, she took her maternity leave in her own hands and set out to figure out what worked for her and the firm. As she was learning about this cross between...

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49. Building an App for Music Teachers to Virtually Engage with Their Students, with Rebecca Featherstone show art 49. Building an App for Music Teachers to Virtually Engage with Their Students, with Rebecca Featherstone

Amidst The Chaos

When everything went virtual in 2020, all sorts of service providers found a way to make it work with a ton of different digital video platforms. But my guest today, , wasn't satisfied with 'just ok' when it came to her music lessons. Instead of dealing with it (like so many of us continue to do), she MADE A FREAKING APP () to help music teachers all over have better and more effective lessons with their students. Rebecca talks to me about her background in music and how the frustrations of teaching over zoom became too much for her and her students. We chat about how she decided to make...

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48. Teaching Dog Owners to Safely Bring a New Baby Home, with Dominika Knossalla-Pado show art 48. Teaching Dog Owners to Safely Bring a New Baby Home, with Dominika Knossalla-Pado

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How often have you pictured an exciting moment in your life and then it comes and is not at all how you expected?! Well, lucky for you, my guest today is here to help with one of those moments -- introducing a dog to your baby! Dominika Knosalla is a dog trainer and founder of Dog Meets Baby. She joins me to talk about her path to starting this brand and how her life has taken a completely different path than she expected! Dominika tells me how she had wanted to be a vet and met a dog trainer during her time and knew she found her calling. She left Poland to come to the states and really...

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47. Minimizing Stress for Diplomats, Military Members and Expats, with Christine Lusk show art 47. Minimizing Stress for Diplomats, Military Members and Expats, with Christine Lusk

Amidst The Chaos

I am beyond excited to bring our guest, Christine Lusk, on the podcast today because her business is not only GENIUS but so relevant to my life situation. Christine in the founder of Diplodash, which provides diplomats support services during and after transition to posts (UMMM HELLO, ME!!!). Christine talks to be me about her life pre- entrepreneurship and how life of a trailing spouse (though she has properly renamed it a trailblazing spouse) brought on a lot of challenges she hadnt realized. Once she was oversees, she was thinking how nice it would be to have someone send care packages...

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There are some people who you meet and you realize that they are doing EXACTLY what they were meant to be doing!Kathy Bartelloni started Evolv Hol, providing integrative health tools to support women, mind, body and soul after years of previously professional lives. She dives into how her life has had some crazy pivots and how she has found herself right where she was always meant to be -- as cliché as it sounds, she is so open and honest about the difficulties she has gone through to begin helping others. Kathy's calm presence is so refreshing, I could have listened to her for hours!

Kathy gives me a quick roadmap of her life; starting with life as a military wife, consisting of putting her life on the back burner over and over (ummm HI, me, right here). She then made a big change and went back to school to become a nurse. After years of seeing patients come in, she realized she wanted to be part of the bigger solution and set them up with tools they needed to avoid illness and pain they were going through. She had always loved health and wellness, so dove head first into many different modalities in the holistic wellness world. I was so impressed with Kathy's life path, and more importantly her outlook on it all. She continues to think outside the box on how to get things done, and fully embraces the moments of suck (because, hey, they're inevitable).

Kathy encourages all of us to take the challenges and stages in our lives and let them evolve in different ways. Kathy offers a variety of support solution on her site and her instagram page. And if you are looking for someone who understands the ups and downs of life and wants to help you find your mind body connection, reach out to her!