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Strategies and Stories to inspire and educate. Learn how to make your Dream Life your Real & create YOUR Legacy of ABUNDANCE NOW!

Strategies and Stories to inspire and educate. Learn how to make your Dream Life your Real & create YOUR Legacy of ABUNDANCE NOW!


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Strategies and Stories to inspire and educate. Learn how to make your Dream Life your Real & create YOUR Legacy of ABUNDANCE NOW!






Episode 126-Change Your Mindset & Make a Quantum Leap in Your Business w/Amira Alavarez, founder and CEO of The Unstoppable Woman

We all have (or will) come to a crossroads when it comes to growing our business. We want more–to reach the next level of income. BUT…we keep playing it safe and secure. Today’s guest, Amira Alavarez, founder and CEO of The Unstoppable Woman, was in that exact place. After giving up corporate life, Amira started and grew a coaching business. She enjoyed her success, but knew she could be doing so much more. Five years into her business, she found a coach that changed her mindset. And that...


Episode 125- Coaches: 3 Ways We Can Work Together with Hanna Hermanson

“If someone asks me ONE more question, I’m going to run screaming for the hills, like a bat outta hell.” If you’re a coach, you know exactly what I’m talking about! You’ve got clients, and emails, and DMs coming at you all day everyday. Then on top of that, you’re running a business! With invoices and scheduling and OMG MARKETING to do!!!!! (if you’re wondering “wait… did I post today?” then stay with me… We might be able to help…) ​You’re doing a lot, coach. And ​Mental bandwidth? It’s a...


Episode 124- Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, and Self-Love with Rachel Brooks & Hanna Hermanson

Rachel is a Fitness and Lifestyle Entrepreneur, BestsellingAuthor of Chasing Perfection, Host ofThe Confident Woman Podcast,and Founder + Creator of The Confident Woman Collective andI am Athletics.As a former bodybuilding bikini competitor and champion, Rachel has taken years of fears, failures, setbacks, and extreme loss and created simple, yet powerful, lessons that help women transform their lives to become their best and most confident selves. As part of her mission, she empowers women...


Episode 123-Limiting Beliefs, Childhood Trauma, and Other Baggage that Challenges Life & Success with Dr. Fanike-Kiara Olugbala Young

Most of the stuff we carry with us–that mental baggage–was given to us. That stuff is NOT us. When you start viewing limiting beliefs, childhood trauma, and the other stuff we pick up along life’s journey this way…the healing process can begin. Today on the Dream Life is Real Life Podcast, we’re talking to Dr. Fanike-Kiara Olugbala Young, a Master Healing Alchemist empowering women to overcome trauma that is stopping them from moving forward in all areas of their lives. Dr. Fanike first...


Episode 122-Creating a Community of Women Entrepreneurs & Developing Business Partnerships-With with Nicole & Kaila of My Aligned Purpose

You know what one of the biggest misconceptions is about starting a business? You have to do it by yourself. Today on the Dream Life is Real Life podcast, we’re talking with Nicole and Kaila of My Aligned Purpose. Nicole and Kaila used their professional backgrounds and strengths to create a distinct coaching business for women entrepreneurs. In their “past lives” Nicole was a teacher. Kaila worked in fundraising. They crossed paths a couple times throughout the years. It wasn’t until...


Episode 121-What is it like Living in Mexico as a Digital Nomad?

What happens in a world when we love ourselves and choose to put ourselves in places that we love? Today on the Dream Life is Real Life podcast we are going to talk about being a digital nomad in Mexico with two of my local digital nomad friends, Kamil and Cherelle. These best friends turned business partners created L.O.V.E. Youth in 2015 to provide relevant and engaging content to support youth and the young at heart. Kamil and Cherelle were living in Washington DC in the midst of the...


Episode 120-Thinking of Becoming a Digital Nomad? Learn How Working Nomads Do It with Francis Nayan and Hanna Hermanson

Dreaming about the digital nomad lifestyle? Wondering how to become a digital nomad? Why not learn from those who are already doing it? Today on the Dream Life is Real Life podcast, I’m talking with a fellow digital nomad, Francis Nayan. In fact, Francis is the creator of The Nomad Newsletter–a semiweekly publication where he shares the latest news on digital nomadism, freelance work, nomad destinations, and digital nomads creating awesome businesses around the world. What inspired...


Episode 119-How to Start Investing in Stocks: An Entrepreneur Teaches Investing Basics with Teri Ijeoma & Hanna Herman

Teri Ijeoma learned how to start investing as a side hustle. In time–with some trial and error–she was able to quit her job and travel the world thanks to investing. Like any great entrepreneur, she saw a need while having conversations about investing… Recognizing that need and acting on it turned into a hugely successful company. Today on the Dream Life is Real Life Podcast, Teri shares her story about how investing and teaching the basics of investing changed her life. Learn how a...


Episode 118- How to Build a Team and Teach Leadership Skills with Denise Walsh & Hanna Hermanson

Denise Walsh felt the “spark” when she graduated with a masters degree in clinical psychology. She was going to change the world. Over time, that spark faded. She wondered if she should ignore the dwindling spark and continue on as Clinical Psychologist. The problem: Once you have that spark, you know what it’s like to NOThave it. Denise decided to reignite that spark by stepping out of her comfort zone. And she never looked back… Today on the Dream Life is Real Life Podcast we are going...


Episode 117-Servant Leadership: Finding Purpose Through Social Entrepreneurship-with Hanna Hermanson

One morning, Regeanie heard the calling loud and clear: She needed to quit her lucrative corporate job. But what?? At the time, Regeanie was a single mother with a comfortable job working in cybersecurity. At first, she dismissed the thought…but it never really went away. Eighteen months later, Regeanie made the brave decision to act on that voice and live her purpose… Today on Dream Life Is Real Life we’re going to hear Regeanie’s amazing story of self-discovery, entrepreneurship, and...


Episode 116-Why Coaches Need a Website with Hanna Hermanson

You’ve decided to use your skills and talents to coach others. It’s an exciting time. You’ve trained and developed a process. You’re making a difference in people’s lives! Your coaching business is getting established. But, at this point, you feel like your coaching business is the “best-kept secret” only a chosen few know about. You can’t afford to wait any longer- it’s time to Be Seen We’re not going to pull any punches…There are a lot of coaches out there right now. That number keeps...


Episode 115-Core Values & Strategic Alignment: Taking a Step Back for Business Building with Hanna Hermanson

At some point, we hit a wall when building a business. Maybe we lose focus or spread ourselves too thin. It happens, though…It’s part of the learning and growth process. Today, on the Dream Life is Real Life podcast, we are going to talk about hitting the wall, refocusing, and building your business stronger than ever. My guest, Erik Salzenstein, and I will talk about times we needed to take a step back in our respective businesses, examine our core values, and create a strategic alignment...


Episode 114-Hiring: How to Build an Effective Team for Your Business with Hanna Hermanson

As an entrepreneur, you are eventually going to get to a point where you start thinking about hiring a first employee. And, if you are like most entrepreneurs that don’t have the experience building a team, you may be putting it off. Spoiler alert: Stop putting it off! Today on the Dream Life is Real Life podcast, I am going to talk to you about hiring a first employee and why it is NOT an expense but an OPPORTUNITY. Are you still thinking the old school way when it comes to hiring an...


Episode 113- How to Market Your Business When You’re Sick of Marketing with Hanna Hermanson

Marketing hesitation is real–it’s that feeling you get when you don’t feel like doing all that stuff to market your business. So you let the posts slide for a day…cancel a networking opportunity for next week…And guess what? It’s costing your business money and opportunities. But marketing can be overwhelming and exhausting. You rather show up doing the things in your zone of genius like coaching, teaching, writing, etc. I’ve seen a lot of entrepreneurs and solopreneurs hit that three year...


Episode 112- The 4 Day Work Week: How to be More Productive in Less Time with Joe Sanok

The 40 hour work week. How does this even make sense anymore? What’s the history behind working 40 hours a week and why do we keep doing it? Welcome to another episode of the Dream Life is Real Life Podcast. Today I am talking to Joe Sanok, author and host of The Practice of The Practice podcast. We’re going to dive into why the 40 hour work week can actually be hurting productivity. So then…how to be more productive? Slow down. Yes. Neuroscience and case studies say slowing down helps...


Episode 111- What it takes to be a Personal Shadow Coach with Nancy Pickard and Hanna Hermanson

Today we are talking with Nancy Pickard, a Master Coach, about what it takes to be a Personal Shadow Coach! Nancy Pickard is a Certified Integrative Coach through The Ford Institute for Transformational Training and the Levin Life Coach Academy. She is certified as a Breakthrough Shadow Coach, Empowered Parent Coach, Courage Coach, Healing Your Heart Coach, Leadership Coach, Holistic Lifestyle Coach and Bigger Better Braver Coaching. She is the author of the international best seller,...


Episode 110-How To Use Branding to Build Loyal Engaged Brand Superfans with Hanna Hermanson

Today we’re going to talk about how to get raving fans who are excited and ready to invest with you! As a coach or a consultant, do you have the feeling like you’re always on a hamster wheel, posting and commenting and chatting and engaging? That’s why this episode is all about a good overview and pieces of advice so you can take action TODAY implementing in your messaging branding and business. Ready to build those raving fans? The people who Know, Like and Trust you. The 3 things you...


Episode 109-Develop a Successful Marketing Strategy While Saving Time & Money with Damon Burton and Hanna Hermanson

Welcome to our latest episode of the Dream Life is Real Life podcast! Today I’m talking to Damon Burton, a search engine marketing expert that has beaten billion dollar companies at their own game. Damon wants to share some proven marketing strategies to grow your business. Are you paying for ads on Facebook or Google? Spending tons of time creating social media posts? Are you happy with the results? Looking for other options? It’s time to dig in! Search engines bring free (organic)...


Episode 108-Moving Beyond Self Sabotage & Feeling Overwhelmed: The Power of Choice for Your Business with Susan Stutzel and Hanna Hermanson

Welcome to another episode of the Dream Life is Real Life podcast. Ready to get new insights and inspiration to grow your business while enjoying life balance? Then let’s get started…. Last week we talked about self sabotage and goal setting. This week, we will expand on moving beyond feeling overwhelmed and get advice on staying focused and balanced during the good and “not so good” months of being a business owner. My guest, Susan Stutzel, a Mindset and Productivity Coach, is passionate...


Episode 107-Resistance to Goal Setting: Stop Self Sabotaging with Hanna Hermanson

Welcome to another edition of the Dream Life is Real Life podcast. Ready to take the next big steps to grow your business? Today we discuss goal setting and why it is so important for building your business. And we’re going to take it a step further… We’re examining how our own self-sabotaging attitudes prevent us from setting business goals that take us to the next level. Are you curious about moving past your current reach or impact? Ready to make the stretch and get bigger, better...