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Weekly Life + Love Advice with a Badass Twist

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6 Ways To Manage Holiday Stress [TJJS:EP279]

12/10/2018
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NEW *FREE* WORKSHOP ~> Even though the holiday season is supposed to be all merry and bright and full of glad tidings, it’s quite certain that you’ve found yourself engaged with total overwhelm, buckling from the stress, and dangerously approaching burnout. Although fun and festive, it can take a sheer act of god to keep you from losing your ever-lovin’ mind during the chaos of this time of year, amiright!? If it’s not the multitude of gifts to buy or the food to prep, then it’s surely...

Duration:00:39:21

5 “Victimy” Things You Don’t Realize You’re Doing + How to Change Them [TJJS:EP278]

12/3/2018
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NEW *FREE* WORKSHOP ~> Any of these thoughts sound familiar? I would totally be able to figure shit out if my ex wasn’t such an asshole… Or, I totally could move up in the company, if only my boss wasn’t such an asshat. I would for sure have a great relationship with my sister if only she wasn’t such a dick about everything. In essence… you could totally be happy if only everyone else got their shit together. Ring any bells? Now, don’t get me wrong… I’m not saying it’s okay that your...

Duration:00:22:52

5 Ways To Gain More Peace [TJJS:EP277]

11/26/2018
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NEW *FREE* WORKSHOP ~> You’ve added yet another item to your already-overloaded to-do list, and you hear a voice in your head scream, I DON’T HAVE TIME FOR THIS! But, do you take stuff off your plate? Nope. You continue to do, do, do and if you’re really honest, you are approaching total and complete burnout. #yikes What would you rather feel besides all this stress, overwhelm, and angst? Um… Peace. A calm mind. A calm heart. A to-do list that feels ‘on purpose’ with what you really care...

Duration:00:42:30

6 Common Personal Growth Pitfalls + How to Avoid Them [TJJS:EP276]

11/19/2018
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JOIN THE AFTER HOURS CLUB~> You’re cruising along on your personal growth journey and feeling all empowered and then WHAM! Before you realize what hit you, you begin taking a few steps backward for every step forward. Maybe you start beating yourself up for making a poor decision because, “Damn it! I should know better!” Maybe you catch yourself dealing with MORE shit with your fam and you’re like, “I thought I already dealt with this! Why is this coming up again!?” Or maybe you’ve been...

Duration:00:41:59

How to NOT Lose Your Shit with Your Family This Holiday [TJJS:EP275]

11/12/2018
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JOIN THE AFTER HOURS CLUB~> Find yourself dreading holiday functions with your family because it’s only a matter of time until your mom pesters you about why you don’t go to church anymore… or you aunt gives you shit for not having kids or not being married… or your uncle gets in a heated (uncomfortable) “discussion” about gun rights? Or perhaps you’re dreading the impending convo where your bro asks you for money. Again. Even though the holidays are supposed to be merry and bright, they...

Duration:00:38:38

5 Reasons Why ‘Selfish’ is the New Black [TJJS:EP274]

11/5/2018
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JOIN AFTER HOURS ~> Ever find yourself dying for some alone time but you're afraid if you ask for it, you will be deemed "selfish"? Know you really don't want children but people tell you that's "selfish"? Find yourself guilted into shit you don't want to do because you're afraid of appearing "selfish"? Afraid to take a weekend away without kids because... you guessed it, you'll be "selfish'? In this week's episode, I sound off on the social meaning of word "selfish", why it is severely...

Duration:00:36:28

COMMUNITY FAVORITE: The Poison Of Perfectionism

10/29/2018
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JOIN AFTER HOURS ~> I am taking a few weeks off from the pod to tend to my own healing and self-care following some recent health issues. While I take a short break, my behind the scenes podcast ninja, Darlene, will be sharing some of the After Hours Community’s favorite and most impactful podcast episodes. Below is the original description for this week’s Community Favorite on the topic of perfectionism. I used to flippantly refer to myself as a Perfectionist and oftentimes I would elude...

Duration:00:28:31

COMMUNITY FAVORITE: For the Love of Money - Part 2

10/22/2018
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JOIN AFTER HOURS ~> I am taking a few weeks off from the pod to tend to my own healing and self-care following some recent health issues. While I take a short break, my behind the scenes podcast ninja, Darlene, will be sharing some of the After Hours Community’s favorite and most impactful podcast episodes. Below is the original description for this week’s Community Favorite on the topic of money. Unless you grew up with incredible lessons on money management, how to avoid debt, how to...

Duration:00:32:40

COMMUNITY FAVORITE: For the Love of Money - Part 1

10/15/2018
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JOIN AFTER HOURS ~> I am taking a few weeks off from the pod to tend to my own healing and self-care following some recent health issues. While I take a short break, my behind the scenes podcast ninja, Darlene, will be sharing some of the After Hours Community’s favorite and most impactful podcast episodes. Below is the original description for this week’s Community Favorite on the topic of money. Tell me if any of this sounds familiar: If any of this sounds familiar, not to worry! Help...

Duration:00:30:45

COMMUNITY FAVORITE: What No One Ever Taught You About Boundaries

10/8/2018
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JOIN AFTER HOURS ~> I am taking a few weeks off from the pod to tend to my own healing and self-care following some recent health issues. While I take a short break, my behind the scenes podcast ninja, Darlene, will be sharing some of the After Hours Community’s favorite and most impactful podcast episodes. Below is the original description for this week’s Community Favorite on the topic of boundaries. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have undoubtedly heard the notion of...

Duration:00:29:07

How To Share Personal Development With Others [TJJS:EP273]

10/1/2018
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JOIN AFTER HOURS ~> Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’re mom/bestie/sister/co-worker starts complaining about something you used to totally struggle with and your first thought is, “OMG! I know the solution! Let me just tell her what she should do…” Don’t get me wrong. You’re not trying to be a boss-pants and all condescending, you just genuinely know of something that may help. Afterall, it helped you, so surely they want to hear about it! So why would your sage advice fall on deaf...

Duration:00:38:33

How To Trust Others (When You Totally Don’t Trust Others) [TJJS:EP272]

9/24/2018
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GET ON THE DEEP, DOWN + DIRTY VIP LIST! This week's episode comes to you courtesy of a listener submission asking how to cultivate trust in relationships when one has created a reality of building up walls and allowing very few people "in". Sound familiar? Learning to trust? Sure. I'll get right on that. Maybe you can relate. Maybe people say nice things to you and you always question their motives. Maybe you have a tendency to distrust your partner because your ex was an asshole. Maybe...

Duration:00:40:21

7 Ways to Stay Positive Around Negative People [TJJS:EP271]

9/17/2018
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GET ON THE DEEP, DOWN + DIRTY VIP LIST! You walk into work, totally optimistic about your day, and you give your co-worker a casual ‘How-ya-doin’-today?’ She responds with her usual quip about how she’s ‘alright-I-guess’ but immediately launches into complaining about her neighbor/workload/recent ailment. Or maybe it’s every time you give your sister a ring on the phone. You ask how she’s doing. She starts off with all the problems… all the things that are shitty… or all the reason’s...

Duration:00:40:35

True Or False: Communication Edition, Volume 2 [TJJS:EP270]

9/10/2018
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GET ON THE DEEP, DOWN + DIRTY VIP LIST! It’s round two of ‘Quiz Time’ on the podcast! As you know, I love to talk about all things communication… How to speak up for yourself with that *one* family member, how to actually say ‘no’ to shit that isn’t serving you, and how to have tough conversations like a total badass. Last week, I thought it would be fun to quiz Mr. Smith on some of these communication principles. It turned out that I had so many scenarios that I had to make it a two-part...

Duration:00:34:26

True or False: Communication Edition, Volume 1 [TJJS:EP269]

9/3/2018
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GET ON THE DEEP, DOWN + DIRTY VIP LIST! It's quiz time on the podcast! Ok, so a bit of context: As you are likely well aware, I talk about all things communication a lot. Like, alot-alot. How to speak up for yourself effectively with your fam, friends, spouse, coworkers… How to establish boundaries… How to say “No” without being riddled with guilt. You know the drill. Well, I thought it would be fun to give Mr. Smith a little True/False quiz on the show to see if I’ve been clear with my...

Duration:00:38:32

Accepting Help from Others: Why You Need to + How to Start [TJJS:EP268]

8/27/2018
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GET ON THE DEEP, DOWN + DIRTY VIP LIST! You don’t want to put anyone out. You don’t want to be a burden. You’re afraid you’d be asking too much. So you stay quiet. You muscle through. You do everything on your own. Which usually means a constant state of stress, overwhelm, and crankiness is your daily reality. I mean… That’s what a strong person does, right? Just handles it all on their own? Um, no. A strong person is brave. Courageous. And bravery is asking for help when you...

Duration:00:37:07

Why ‘Hope’ is a Four-Letter Word [TJJS:EP267]

8/20/2018
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GET ON THE DEEP, DOWN + DIRTY VIP LIST! Ever find yourself hoping and praying that something will work out in your favor? Maybe you're hoping a family function will go well, you get that job you've interviewed for, or perhaps you are hoping *that certain someone* you love will finally get clean and sober. And, although we've been taught that Hope is quite the virtue, I would argue that sometimes Hope destroys. (Yes, I actually just said that.) I think it's far less common to talk about...

Duration:00:33:13

How to Stop Jumping to [Ridiculous] Conclusions [TJJS:EP266]

8/13/2018
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GET ON THE DEEP, DOWN + DIRTY VIP LIST! Tell me if this sounds familiar: You have a conversation with someone and you weren't sure about how you came across to the other person, so you spend hours (or days) replaying the convo in your head, convincing yourself that they must totally think you're an asshole or an idiot, or whatever, and before you know it, you've totally fabricated an entire scenario that doesn't even exist and you're convinced that person hates you and you might as well...

Duration:00:29:42

Who’s Talking? My Inner Critic? Or My Intuition? How to Tell the Difference [TJJS:EP265]

8/6/2018
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GET ON THE DEEP, DOWN + DIRTY VIP LIST! You put your name in for a promotion but now your mind is spinning… Is this the best choice for me? What does my gut tell me? Is my inner critic just freaking out and telling me I’m not smart enough for the job? Or maybe you’ve been feeling like a friend of yours is taking advantage of you. You’ve been thinking, Am I just being a big baby? Or is my intuition trying to tell me to establish a boundary with her? Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’ve...

Duration:00:41:50

What Self-Care *Really* Means [TJJS:EP264]

7/30/2018
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RETREAT WITH ME IN MEXICO. 2 SPOTS LEFT! You’re scrollin’ through Insta or Facebook and you see all these lovely inspirational memes about self-care and making yourself important and you’re like, “Yeah, lemme just book a facial. That should help me feel less stress from my shit job.” If you’ve been cynical about self-care, honey, I feel you. Self-care’s online reputation would have you believing that taking care of yourself is all about mani/pedi’s, bubble baths, and massages. While...

Duration:00:34:53