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Where does culture come from? Who creates trends, the rules of etiquette, and the personal milestones that we feel so beholden to?Whether it's the pressure to have your most perfect wedding and "bridal moment", or to have the perfect career, family, and body, our lives seem to be dictated by stories that guide us how to play the "perfect" part in any given moment.But what happens when our personal values don't align with the prescribed path? How do we resist the external pressures and get back to our soul's highest calling?Bride Disrupted is my study of how media, social media, and the archetypes that appear in our stories and pop culture influence the roles we ourselves play. It's also an exploration of personal discovery and spirituality as a way to help you step outside of the pull of the culture-scape and come home to what you truly desire.Hosted by creative visionary and storyteller, Karen Anne Hopkins. Follow: @bride.disruptedTopics:Spirituality, relationships, media, pop culture, communication, women's studies, sex, weddings, personal growth.

Where does culture come from? Who creates trends, the rules of etiquette, and the personal milestones that we feel so beholden to?Whether it's the pressure to have your most perfect wedding and "bridal moment", or to have the perfect career, family, and body, our lives seem to be dictated by stories that guide us how to play the "perfect" part in any given moment.But what happens when our personal values don't align with the prescribed path? How do we resist the external pressures and get back to our soul's highest calling?Bride Disrupted is my study of how media, social media, and the archetypes that appear in our stories and pop culture influence the roles we ourselves play. It's also an exploration of personal discovery and spirituality as a way to help you step outside of the pull of the culture-scape and come home to what you truly desire.Hosted by creative visionary and storyteller, Karen Anne Hopkins. Follow: @bride.disruptedTopics:Spirituality, relationships, media, pop culture, communication, women's studies, sex, weddings, personal growth.

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Where does culture come from? Who creates trends, the rules of etiquette, and the personal milestones that we feel so beholden to?Whether it's the pressure to have your most perfect wedding and "bridal moment", or to have the perfect career, family, and body, our lives seem to be dictated by stories that guide us how to play the "perfect" part in any given moment.But what happens when our personal values don't align with the prescribed path? How do we resist the external pressures and get back to our soul's highest calling?Bride Disrupted is my study of how media, social media, and the archetypes that appear in our stories and pop culture influence the roles we ourselves play. It's also an exploration of personal discovery and spirituality as a way to help you step outside of the pull of the culture-scape and come home to what you truly desire.Hosted by creative visionary and storyteller, Karen Anne Hopkins. Follow: @bride.disruptedTopics:Spirituality, relationships, media, pop culture, communication, women's studies, sex, weddings, personal growth.

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Episodes

Join Me on YouTube

4/22/2021
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Duration:00:02:13

Get Over Yourself (You'll Thank Me Later)

4/21/2021
The biggest lesson I ever learned... This is one icky lesson about the entanglement of your ego, judgment, blame, shame, and forgiveness and how the stories we tell ourselves prevent us from stepping forward as the most authentic versions of ourselves. Stay curious! Kaz xx **ABOUT** I research culture, communication, and relationships and bring you stories to help you better understand yourself and the world around you. Learn More bride.disrupted.com Hello Friend! I’m Karen, my...

Duration:01:37:45

Beware: Bridgerton Brainwashing

3/30/2021
Wherever you look, there are stories that seem to prescribe who you should be and what you should want at any given time in your life. In this episode, we look at how our pop culture informs our expectations and compels us to live our lives based on standard ideals. We also talk about why it's important to acknowledge how stereotypes and programming can keep us on the comparison train and prevent us from going after what we really want. Resources mentioned: Rise Sister Rise, Rebecca...

Duration:01:07:52

Relationship Responsibilities (What They Don't Teach you at School)

3/26/2021
There's a certain magic that occurs when two people join their powers together in a relationship, and with that power comes great responsibility. In this episode, we'll explore what it takes to communicate effectively and how to show up in your relationships, especially when under pressure. Get All My Wedding Freebies Book a Coaching Session Support My Work Follow on Instagram Support the show (http://paypal.me/kazhopkins45)

Duration:00:48:45

Little Miss Complicated

3/25/2021
Let me introduce you to Little Miss Complicated. She's the one that wanted to make sure the bathtub was spotless before sitting down to record this episode. She may act like she's behaving for your highest good, but is she really just standing in the way of you accessing your authentic self? In this episode, we explore why we tell ourselves the stories that hold us back, and how we can get in touch with our Little Miss Sunshines and move forward in our lives with more ease, joy, and...

Duration:00:29:17

Unwritten: An Invitation to Reinvent Yourself

3/24/2021
Let me welcome you to the REINVENTED Bride Disrupted podcast with an invitation for you to reinvent yourself. The change of seasons is a profound time for mirroring the energy of nature and moving through your own transition and changing of seasons. In this season of the podcast, we're going beyond weddings to look at how our culture is formed and how through pop culture and social media we learn and take on archetypes and stories about what is expected of us, when. We'll explore...

Duration:01:13:53

Ep 17 - The Bright Future of the Wedding Industry

9/23/2020
Free webinar: How to manifest the marriage of your dreams Join now: The Wedding Manifest 2020 has been a year of great change and reflection. Weddings — for both couples and wedding business owners — have been forever changed as the disruption of the "standard approach" has asked us to pause and consider what is really meaningful to us in all of this. In this episode, I take you through my predictions for weddings, both for couples celebrating as well as for wedding vendors, and how the...

Duration:00:48:05

Overcoming Wedding Shame & Creating a One-of-a-Kind Wedding with Suki Lahn

8/25/2020
Free Download: Small Wedding Ideas ebook Free Download: Wedding Planning Un Checklist Follow Suki: @2buckchuckbride From the moment Suki and Anthony agreed on a mutual engagement, they knew their wedding was going to be different. But when the time came to actually start planning their wedding, if only took a few hours on Pinterest for Suki to feel the immense pressure to "fit the mould" of the insta-worthy wedding, even questioning if theirs would even be "valuable" if it didn't meet...

Duration:01:34:56

How to Have a Mindful Wedding with Sandra Henri, Less Stuff More Meaning

8/17/2020
Free Download: Small Wedding Ideas ebook Visit: Less Stuff More Meaning Whether you've got a large or small wedding budget, you have the opportunity to use your buying power for good. By supporting local businesses, being mindful of waste, and getting educated on the origin of items like wedding dresses and imported, GMO, and chemical-heavy flowers. Join Sandra Henri of Less Stuff More Meaning as we discuss the beauty of small weddings and of slowing down; of being rather than doing.If...

Duration:00:48:13

Parents & Weddings — How to Manage Expectations and Conflicts

6/23/2020
In this episode, we're discussing how to manage your parents expectation when it comes to your wedding plans. Resources mentioned in this episode Download: the free Wedding Planning Un Checklist Get: My book Wedding With Intention Contribute: Ask a question or share a story Follow: @bride.disrupted We're covering: Transitions Your wedding is a time for transition, for both you and your parents. It's important to acknowledge that there are feelings attached with that for both of...

Duration:00:43:03

Healthy Boundaries and How To Save Your Wed-Stress

5/14/2020
In case you haven’t already noticed, people have a lot of opinions about your wedding. They want to ask questions and tell you what to do, and they can easily make you feel bad whatever decision you make. In this episode, I speak with Meghan Campbell about healthy boundaries — what are they and how you can actually create them. Whether it’s with your parents, your nosey co-worker, or even just with the way you engage with social media, having good boundaries will help you approach your...

Duration:01:23:52

Stories: The Secret to Creating Sacred Wedding Ceremonies

4/30/2020
In our modern approach to weddings, it’s often the wedding ceremony that gets the least amount of attention in the grander scheme of planning the logistics of a large event. Which, when you think about it, is rather disappointing given that the ceremony is really at the core of what a wedding is about. In this episode, I speak to Lindy Mitchell-Nillson from Heart to Heart Storytelling about the power of stories for building connection and creating deeper meaning in our ceremonies and our...

Duration:00:50:28

The Beauty of Small Weddings (And Real Talk About Big Weddings)

4/24/2020
Download my new book for free: 8 One-of-a-Kind Small Wedding Ceremony Idea Book So far, 2020 has been a year of resetting our beliefs and the way we see the world. The collective pause has given us a chance to reflect and be more considered with our approach to life. Weddings have not escaped this enquiry; whether your plans were changed for reasons out of your control, or whether the global situation has inspired you to pivot, I want to talk about the beauty of small weddings and also...

Duration:00:47:59

COVID Wedding Cancellations and The Wedding Awakening

4/24/2020
COVID-19 has disrupted thousands of weddings around the world and the weight of the uncertainty is stripping the joy out of the process of planning for this significant life event. So, what now? Should you cancel or reschedule your wedding, and when? Will you get your deposits back? Will your international and elderly guests be able to attend? How can you move forward with your wedding plans when so much is unknown? In this episode, I’m reflecting on the lessons we can all take from the...

Duration:01:37:38

Pop-Up Weddings — Are They the Answer for a Perfect Wedding Experience?

4/16/2020
After working as a traditional wedding planner, an elopement planner, and reflecting her own Bridal experience, Rebecca Kooiker decided to take the best parts of weddings and create something special. Pop-up Weddings South Africa was her answer. Hear about why Rebecca and business partner Juliet started Pop-up Weddings, and how they might just be the perfect way to celebrate in a perfectly styled, stress-free, economic, and eco-friendly way! “The ceremony to me was my wedding. I felt like...

Duration:00:45:35

Australian Bushfires Ruined Kelly's Wedding — Here's What She Wants You To Know

4/2/2020
In November 2019, bushfires surrounded Kelly’s parents’ property — the same location her wedding was to be held just a few days later. Moving forward with the wedding as planned, piece by piece the details began to fall apart as guests were stopped by roadblocks and unable to attend, vendors arrived hours late and even canceled on the day-of. Suffice to say, Kelly and Luke’s wedding did not go as planned. From bridesmaid break-ups to wedding day meltdowns, Kelly’s reflections provide a...

Duration:00:55:32

Weddings and Money: What is Your Wedding Really Worth?

3/26/2020
How much should you spend on your wedding, exactly? The majority of couples get married at a time in their lives when there are a number of other competing priorities in life, all with large financial investments attached. Purchasing a home, starting a family, changing careers… should your wedding really be considered an investment alongside them? In this episode, we’re exploring why you feel pressured to invest a large sum of money into your wedding, then I’m going to give you practical...

Duration:00:34:04

Finding Individuality in Your Wedding Journey

3/19/2020
Weddings are an opportunity to present the unique characteristics of your relationship to the world. But, in the race to capture the perfect wedding photographs that perfectly align with the wedding trends of right now, are we missing an opportunity to connect with our true selves, and find authentic moments in our wedding celebrations and ceremonies? In this episode I speak with Seattle-based wedding and elopement photographer Zoe Burchard, who wants everyone to know, “When it comes to...

Duration:00:55:07

Wedding FOMO - How to Have a Wedding with No Regrets

3/12/2020
Having a hard time making wedding decisions? Perhaps you’ve already made some choices, but can’t help but second-guess yourself? You’re not alone. The wedding planning journey often feels like one giant match of emotional-tug-of-war between deciding what’s right for you, and meeting other people's expectations. A lot of the time, it’s the feeling of Wedding FOMO that prevents you from moving forward and doing what you really want to do, because you’re worried that not doing something...

Duration:00:51:05

A New Way to Wed

3/4/2020
In the first two episodes, we talked about the not so pretty side of weddings and why there is... room for improvement. In this episode, I give you the practical tools for approaching your wedding in an entirely different way so you can: This is about an entirely new approach to weddings and wedding planning — one that I think our generation is SO ready for! Resources mentioned in this episode Download: the free Wedding Planning Un Checklist Get: My book Wedding With...

Duration:00:38:06