the whole you podcast

Consciously create a life a life & business you love.


Hand-curated personal stories & interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, business practitioners & health/wellness experts. Get inspired to step into your purpose & have the prosperous lifestyle you deserve. 

Change your feelings, change your life using the CTFAR Method

     We’ve all experienced that thing where you know you need to DO something (AKA take action)...  And yet… you freeze. Like totally gutted by inaction. That whole fight, flight, or freeze response is NO FRIGGIN JOKE. And, fun fact -- that fight or flight response comes from the oldest parts of our brain. The part that literally exists for survival. It’s ca...

Jeff Etringer: How To Make Anything Easy

Do you ever have those days where it seems like EVERYTHING is difficult? This is super common when you’re an entrepreneur or starting a biz. Which makes sense, right? You’re in the Wild Wild West! OF COURSE things are going to feel overwhelming -- even HARD -- when you first start. Do you remember those old Staples commercials? Where they had that big red “E...

How To Stop Seeing “selling” As A Dirty Word And Feel Good About Your Work

Today we’re gonna talk about something that many biz owners struggle with. Sales. And I’m gonna start by dropping this truth bomb on ya… If you struggle to make sales, you have a mindset problem. Here’s what I know. Sooooooo many people out there have blocks about money. And HUGE blocks about ASKING for money. I can guarantee you that a lot of this stemmed f...

Erica Diamond: Self-care Secrets For Entrepreneurs

Today I have a REALLY exciting guest for you to meet. The AMAZING Erica Diamond is joining us… she’s a Certified Life Coach who helps busy women (like you and me!) prioritize self-care so we can experience less stress, more calm, and greater joy every day. I mean, you can’t get much better than that, right? Because here’s what I absolutely know… without a do...

The secret hack to get more qualified leads

I’ve got a question for ya… This has come up recently in a mastermind I’m in, and it made me think of you. There was this whole discussion about how to get qualified leads more consistently… with less effort. Which is, of course, the dream for every biz person, right? And yes, there are plenty of ways to do that. Like… run Facebook ads…  ...do collabs with p...

3 Mindset Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

I wanna talk today about MISTAKES. We all make them, right? Well, except Wes.  He swears he never makes them.  Is your husband like that too? LOL Ok so MOST of us make mistakes… Especially when it comes to biz. But the biggest mistakes -- I think -- happen in your BRAIN. As in… mindset mistakes. These kinds of mistakes REALLY hurt you the most. Because yes, ...

Branden Lark: Building A Personal Brand + Online Marketing Tips

So let me ask ya… When you hear the word “brand,” what do you think of? Maybe your mind goes to big brands like… Starbucks… Nike… Target. Now, what if I were to tell you… that YOU can be a brand, too? This can be a difficult thought to come around to. It triggers A LOOOOOTTTTTT of imposter syndrome. Thoughts like “Who am I to have a brand?" But when you ha...

The sneaky content secret to scale your biz online

   Question. Has a cloning device been invented yet? I mean, it’s 2021. Where is it? It should be here already, right? LOL Well, unfortunately for busy bees like you and me… it’s not out on the market at the moment. Are any of you super smart tech entrepreneurs? Could you hook a sister up with a prototype or something? LOL So in the meantime, until that co...

Mike Voss: Sleep Hacks for High Performers

You’ve heard of the term biohacking, right? It is a WILD area of science. Everything from making small shifts in your diet to full-on implanting devices into your body. Crazzzzyyyy. Well, today I’m super stoked to introduce you to my special guest…Mike Voss. He’s a biohacker… in the area of sleep! He’s literally written the book on how to catch better Z’s --...

Post-pandemic PTSD recovery tips

Raise your hand if you feel personally victimized by the last year. LOL Yeah… my hand is up too. Sometimes it’s hard to feel like your best self. But ya know what? That’s totally okay. Expected even. We have endured a year and a half like no other. It was rough on allll of us. I bet it took a toll on your biz too, right? Well, I’m gonna tell ya why… Because ...

6 Habits of Successful, Healthy, and Happy Entrepreneurs

Let’s shoot straight. It’s both demanding and rewarding to be an entrepreneur in today’s high stress, “go-go-go” world.  Am I right? Maybe you’re feeling the pressure too. That’s why you gotta take good care of yourself on the daily. Which means creating healthy HABITS. And that actually reminds me…  My good friend Amy Porterfield -- gosh I miss her energy h...

Is community on social media dead?

      So there was an interesting question in a Clubhouse room last week… Is community DEAD? As in: social media community. Well of course, sometimes it can FEEL that way… And there are a few reasons WHY that might be… Which is what we’ll talk about today. So, in my opinion, social media community is NOT dead… But if you’re still trying to apply the same str...

What’s happening to Instagram?!

Sooooo, have you heard the big news Instagram dropped on us?  This happened a couple weeks ago but it has ruffled some feathers in the marketing space.  So I’m wondering how YOU feel about it… Long story short, Instagram announced they’re moving away from being primarily a photo sharing app… They wanna really lean into video. So what does this mean? Well, it...

Why NOW is the perfect time to launch your online biz

I wanna know if you can feel the change in the air… I’ve noticed this a lot in my time on social media lately. People feel PRIMED for change. Maybe it’s quote-unquote REAL life creeping back in… But going back to the old ways of doing things feels… well, OLD I guess. I definitely feel the buzz in the business world. There is a desire for more freedom… more f...

Heather Havenwood: How to Build a Biz with the Power of Your Voice

I am PUMPED for today’s episode! Do you ever feel like the universe knows exactly what you need at exactly the right time? I totally do… which is why I’m thrilled to tell you about my special guest on today’s episode. See, all summer long I’ve been really gearing my community up to take their biz to the next level. And one of the best ways I know how to do t...

How your gut and productivity are connected

I wonder if you’ve seen the news on this lately. The emerging science behind gut health and productivity. It’s pretty astounding.  Scientists are discovering that there’s a second brain inside the gut.  And that digestive health has a HUGE influence on everything going on in our bodies.  Including mental health. It’s fascinating.  So today, I wanna talk abou...

Shanda Sumpter: Biz Success Driven by Healthy Habits

You guys… I’m so excited  to get into today’s episode with you! This week, I’m interviewing someone you’re gonna LOVE. Trust me. Her name is Shanda Sumpter. She’s a true powerhouse.   Over the last year, I’ve gotten to know her SUPER well… and she’s inspired me pretty much on the daily with her badassery. We met on Clubhouse.  Well, actually I think I met h...

4 Stress Management Solutions for Successful Biz Owners

(Sung like Salt N Peppa song: "Let's talk about sex") 🎵 Let's talk about stress, baby.  🎵 LOL I've been listening to a lot of 90s throwback songs in the car lately. Salt N Peppa is always a good one to put on when you're feeling stressed AF. It's pretty much impossible to not bop along to old-school songs like this.  Yep, even in the grocery store...  ......

3 tech hacks good for your health & your biz 💓

So quick question for ya… Do you know where your cell phone is right now? Well, of course you do. Odds are it is sitting next to you… Just like mine is. No shame. We alllllll do it. Our phones and tech are important AF to our everyday lives. It’s just a fact at this point. Where we go, our tech goes with us. Which means a lot of experts talk about ways to cu...

4 Soul-deep Hacks for Biz Burnout

I’ve been hearing a lot of people talk about how they feel BURNED OUT. Even my hairstylist was telling me how she’s working more than ever.  See she, like many small business owners, had to pivot their biz in the last year… and create new, diverse revenue streams. And now that she’s back doing her day-to-day job… she’s STILL doing her side hustle. She starte...

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