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Love Your Story is a podcast about the power of our personal story, how we can use our stories to empower us, take the prerogative to reframe the stories that hold us back, all while celebrating the unique heroic journey we each take. Learn techniques for changing the stories that keep us small, celebrate true life stories, learn about academic story research, and consider fairytale metaphor. Story is a powerful tool, and when you know how to use it on purpose you become powerful.

Love Your Story is a podcast about the power of our personal story, how we can use our stories to empower us, take the prerogative to reframe the stories that hold us back, all while celebrating the unique heroic journey we each take. Learn techniques for changing the stories that keep us small, celebrate true life stories, learn about academic story research, and consider fairytale metaphor. Story is a powerful tool, and when you know how to use it on purpose you become powerful.

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United States

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Love Your Story is a podcast about the power of our personal story, how we can use our stories to empower us, take the prerogative to reframe the stories that hold us back, all while celebrating the unique heroic journey we each take. Learn techniques for changing the stories that keep us small, celebrate true life stories, learn about academic story research, and consider fairytale metaphor. Story is a powerful tool, and when you know how to use it on purpose you become powerful.

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English

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801 663 6964


Episodes

Episode 172: Letting Go of the Past – Interview with Djana Kazic

7/29/2020
Episode 172: Letting Go of the Past - Interview with Djana KazicWhat happens when you have a past that you need to let go of? My guest today is Dana Kazic, born and raised in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Caught in the middle of the Bosnian conflict, shot as a teenager during that war, Djana says the saddest thing she sees is how so many people play the victim role - she still sees it in Bosnia - people who can’t let go of wrongs done to them. Her choice to finally leave the area,...

Duration:00:32:11

Episode 169: Challenge #3: Find the Lesson in Something that Doesn’t Go Your Way

6/17/2020
Episode 169: Challenge #3: Find the Lesson in Something that Doesn't Go Your WayWelcome Listeners to the Love Your Story podcast. Today’s episode is a part of a series where I am going into more detail on each of the challenges in my book - LIFE Living Intentional and Fearless Everyday, the 21 Life Connection Challenges. In episode 89 I went into some wonderful detail about the process of doing Random Acts of Kinds - and we got feedback from the RAK night and what they looked like, what...

Duration:00:33:34

Episode 168: My Last Bad Day – the SHIFT – Interview Michael O’Brien

6/3/2020
Episode 168: My Last Bad Day - The SHIFT - Interview Michael O'Brien On the morning of July 11, 2001, Michael O’Brien, an avid cyclist, was riding his bicycle on a New Mexico road when an SUV hit him head-on going 40 mph. The crushing accident left him near death as the mede-vac helicopter descended to take his broken body to be pieced back together. Today Michael is with us and will take us to the darkness of his accident and the long, slow road to recovery, but he’ll also take us to his...

Duration:00:42:33

Episode 167: Life Interrupted – Problems Call Forth our Courage and our Wisdom

5/20/2020
Episode 166: Life Interrupted - Problems Call Forth our Courage and our WisdomScott Peck, author of The Road Less Traveled said, “Problems call forth our courage and our wisdom; indeed, they create our courage and our wisdom. It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.” Stay tuned for today’s episode which I have created to remind you about all the courage and wisdom you’ve gained from your problems and challenges, and that life interrupted is actually just life. As...

Duration:00:34:29

Episode166: Born to Succeed – Interview Braxton Nielsen

5/6/2020
Episode166: Born to Succeed - Interview Braxton NielsenAugust 31, 2017 Braxton Nielsen was crushed and paralyzed by a bucking bronco in a rodeo in Filer, Idaho. Growing up his dad always told him he was born to succeed. Those comments created a mindset that would serve Braxton as he faced a broken back. Aways interested in rodeo, Braxton placed 8th in the nation in 2017 and then went pro. His dream of becoming a world champion bareback rider was getting closer and closer, but life happened...

Duration:00:31:54

Episode 165 COVID 19 Survivor Story: Interview Matt Newey

4/22/2020
Episode 165 COVID 19 Survivor Story:Interview Matt Newey Welcome to the Love Your Story podcast. Over the past month I’ve listened to a number of podcast hosts hop on and talk about their take regarding COVID 19 and the Coronavirus. I’m almost sick of hearing about it, but one thing I haven’t heard is a real first-hand account of having the virus. So….today that’s what I’m bringing to you. Stay tuned for my interview with Matt Newey, a 23 year old outdoor photographer/video from Centerville,...

Duration:00:26:58

Episode 164: 23-Day Alaskan Wilderness Survival: Interview – Tyson Steele

4/8/2020
Episode 164: 23-Day Alaskan Wilderness Survival: Interview - Tyson SteeleHis last semester of grad school Tiberius Steele lived in his car. When the university revoked all the grad student teaching scholarships he was forced to find a way to continue on with his schooling, but he couldn’t afford rent, so Tyson removed the passenger seat from his tiny Hyundai Accent, built a bed where the seat had been and parked up the canyon at nights. “It was great,” he said, “No rent, fresh mountain air....

Duration:00:35:41

Episode 163 - Challenge #2: Clutter Edited

3/25/2020
Episode 163 Challenge #2 Clutter Edited: Interview: Ashley Stuart Ta Da! Introducing a set of episodes that are going to get into detail on each of the 21 challenges in the book L.I.F.E - Living Intentional and Fearless Everyday - the 21 Life Connection Challenges. In May of 2018 I tackled the first challenge - to do a Random Act of Kindness. It was episode 89. We got a group together who went out and did RAK and then I recorded their experiences for you guys and shared it. Now I’m on to...

Duration:00:37:49

Episode 162: The Mental Edge: How to Perform at our Highest Levels – Interview Jeff Meyer

3/11/2020
Episode 162: The Mental Edge: How to Perform at our Highest Levels - Interview Jeff MeyerWe all do something. Are you a parent, a lawyer, an actress, a podcaster, a Realtor, a soccer player, a sales person, a teacher, a socialite? Whatever it is YOU do, staying in a space of peak performance is the surest way to find success in being your best YOU. Today I talk with the originator of the Mental Edge, a insulting firm that offers sports and management counseling to athletes - it's all about...

Duration:00:36:16

Episode 162 The Mental Edge: How to perform at your highest level - Interview Jeff Meyers

3/11/2020
Episode 162 The Mental Edge: How to perform at your highest level - Interview Jeff Meyers We all do something. Are you a parent, a lawyer, an actress, a podcaster, a Realtor, a soccer player, a pleas person, a teacher, a socialite? Whatever it is that you do, staying in a space of peak performance is the surest way to find success in being your best YOU. Today I talk with the originator of The Mental Edge, a consulting firm that offers sports and management counseling to athletes - it's all...

Duration:00:36:16

Episode 161 The Power of the Human Soul – Interview: Todd Sylvester

2/26/2020
Episode 161 The Power of the Human Soul - Interview: Todd Sylvester Today let’s gather around the technological campfire and hear the story of Todd Sylvester, addict turned inspiration. How does our hero come to be addicted to drugs and alcohol as a teen and how did he find his way out of that dark hole? What led him to try and help teens and young people not make his same mistakes and instead take hope in who they are? Stay tuned. His story is featured in Simon Sinek’s new book, “Find Your...

Duration:00:44:53

Episode 160 How Being a Hostage Set Her Mind Free – Interview: Jo Marie Taylor

2/12/2020
Episode 160 How Being a Hostage Set Her Mind Free - Interview: Jo Marie Taylor There are moments in our lives that change us – become defining moments because they challenge what we thought we knew and make us think about things differently. On 2 August 1990 at 2:00 am, local time, Iraq launched an invasion of Kuwait with four elite Iraqi Republican Guard Division and Iraqi Army Special Forces. The main thrust was conducted by the K (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuwait_City) uwait City...

Duration:00:34:43

Episode 159 The Art of Working with the Cards You’re Dealt: Interview Erik Jensen

1/29/2020
Episode 159 The Art of Working with the Cards You're Dealt - Interview: Erik Jensen Each of us are dealt a deck of cards, so to speak, when we are born onto this planet. This deck includes where we are born, the family we are born into, the culture, geography, religion, expectations, a certain body, health issues, disabilitites, money or no money. We each get a different set-up. I believe we get the set-up that we need in order to learn the things we need to learn. Whether or not you are of...

Duration:00:26:43

Episode 158 A Healthy Relationship to Fear: Interview Kristen Ulmer

1/15/2020
Episode 158 A Healthy Relationship to Fear: Interview with Kristen Ulmer Welcome to the Love Your Story podcast. Let’s face the fear. Kristen Ulmer is a thought leader on fear and anxiety who draws from her tenure as the most fearless woman extreme skier in the world for 12 years, from intently studying Zen for 16 years, and from facilitating tens of thousands of clients on flow and peak performance. The author of: The Art of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won’t Work and What to Do Instead, she’s...

Duration:00:31:33

Episode 157 What If Nothing Is Wrong With You?

1/1/2020
Episode 157 What if Nothing is Wrong with You? Happy 2020 my people! I know the new year is all about resolutions and what we can do to improve just a bit, and there’s plenty of time for that, but what do you think of the idea that we are pretty darn impressive just the way we are. What if nothing was wrong with you? I know….what if there really was nothing wrong with you and you just accepted that. How would that settle into your heart? Stay tuned for today’s episode on self love, self...

Duration:00:17:06

Episode 156 The Gift of Presence: Interview Rachel Reist

12/18/2019
Episode 156 The Gift of Presence: Interview Rachel ReistOnce upon a time in a land of bounty there lived a woman who knew the difference between a Christmas present and Christmas Presence. She was one of only a few who had slowed down enough to think about the power of being with her people vs. the power of doing things and buying stuff, but the difference it made significantly changed the experiences for all around her, but especially for herself. As a woman, she saw herself as the guardian...

Duration:00:31:32

Episode 155 The Power of Flaws – Interview with Chantel Soumis

12/4/2019
Episode 155 The Power of Flaws - Interview with Chantel Soumis Augusten Burroughts said, “I, myself, am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.” I love this quote because it is a simple statement of our beautiful individuality and the normalness of our unique qualities. Whether we would really actually call these things flaws, sometimes when they don’t align with societal expectation, they feel like flaws. For example, today’s guest is an advocate for the...

Duration:00:40:58

Episode 154: 2nd Annual Stories of Appreciation: Giving Thanks

11/20/2019
Episode 154: 2nd Annual Stories of Appreciation: Giving Thanks Ralph Marston, the author of the Daily Motivator, said, “Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.” I love his quotes – they are always so wise, and today his quote is going to usher in four...

Duration:00:20:54