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Hello! I'm Alison, this is my podcast and my ONLY goal for it is to help you feel more awesome each time you listen. Whether it’s by laughing at me, laughing with me, or learning something new and helpful, I hope you feel more empowered and awesome than you did before!

Hello! I'm Alison, this is my podcast and my ONLY goal for it is to help you feel more awesome each time you listen. Whether it’s by laughing at me, laughing with me, or learning something new and helpful, I hope you feel more empowered and awesome than you did before!
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Hello! I'm Alison, this is my podcast and my ONLY goal for it is to help you feel more awesome each time you listen. Whether it’s by laughing at me, laughing with me, or learning something new and helpful, I hope you feel more empowered and awesome than you did before!




Ep. 89: How to be a life-long learner and why it will make your life richer with Marilyn Faulkner!

Ok, this is a pretty special episode! Prepare to have your mind blown and your appetite to learn whetted by MY MAMA! That’s right we’ve got Marilyn Faulkner in the house, talking about how to be a life-long learner, what that even means, and how it’s going to bring more joy into your life! She shares some freaking inspiring awesome stories about rejection, being brave, and how to create a learning package for yourself, regardless of your age or stage in life! You’ll be so inspired to be more...


Ep. 88: Creating spaces that enable better habits!

How often have you said, “I just need more discipline!” Or, “I just need more motivation!” When it comes to making or keeping better habits? What if INSTEAD you just need a more intentional nightstand set up? Or a little something in your car? In this episode I’m sharing how some simple environmental changes have led to big habit changes in my life! And of course we’re talking about how to do this for yourself! You’ll freaking love it and get awesome ideas! We are so excited to partner with...


Ep. 87: Faith transition, spirituality and adult development with Thomas McConkie

I am SO FREAKING excited for you to have this episode in your life! If you have been feeling lost, disconnected, or like you’re coming to a new place in your life...this will be SO HELPFUL! In this episode I talk to adult development, mindfulness and meditation expert Thomas McConkie. We’re not talking about religion, we are talking about faith, spirituality, and what happens when you’ve got tough questions! What happens in your brain, in your relationships, in your LIFE and how to navigate...


Ep. 86: Inspired Action vs. Frantic Action!

We all know action is good...yes?! MORE ACTION PLEASE! But what I’m personally working on in my life is this idea of inspired action, or working with ease and working in the flow vs. frantic, stressful, action which is often fueled by scarcity and leads to anxiety and quitting! I’m checking in with you on how YOUR year is going, where you want to be 6 months from now, and offering you three things that taking more inspired action will require of you! You can do it, and you’ll love it! Want...


Ep. 85: Who's your cast of characters?

Ep. 85: Who's your cast of characters? by Alison Faulkner


Ep. 84: The GIFTS of negative emotions & emotion coaching with Georgia Anderson!

“Your best opportunity for connection is when your emotions are negative.” When I heard parenting and relationship expert Georgia Anderson say that, I screamed, “I WILL GET HER ON THE PODCAST!” And boom baby I did! In this truly life-changing episode, I ask Georgia to use her 30 years of experience in relationship and parenting education to help us see how we can employ emotion coaching on ourselves when we FEEL LIKE CRAP! She shares HOW to use negative emotions to build stronger...


Ep. 83: Realizing you are More Than Enough with Miranda Anderson

What would happen if you stopped buying stuff for one full year? If you’re like me you might think, “Meh--who cares!” HAHA but if you’re like my amazing guest Miranda Anderson you might think, “What would that do for me and my family?! And could I find peace and abundance from that?” Spoiler alert--she did and has some amazing tips for us too! In this incredibly fun and entertaining interview you’ll be SO INSPIRED by Miranda, how she lives with full confidence, and how she used that...


Ep. 82: Beware the curse of padded thoughts!!!

This is an exercise Eric took me through recently when I was trying to calm myself with “good thoughts”, but what I was actually doing was setting myself up to just need more and more validation and outside confirmation! Oh man! What are padded thoughts?! You’re about to find out! And I’ll tell you this, they always lead you thirsty! But we’re all having them all day, every day, and they’re like a house of cards! Building a reality and situations for yourself that you cannot sustain, and...


Ep. 81: 3 magical ideas that have changed my life!

You are going to LOVE these ideas, or thought shifts, or NUGGETS so much! They have changed my life, how I think, and my relationships, all for the better! They all have to do with how we interact with other people--which is good because we have to interact with other people every single day yes? Yes! The next time you’re feeling anxious, nervous or crappy about an interaction--run through these 3 ideas and I know you’ll have more clarity in no time! Eric's closing song is "Old Flame" in the...


Ep. 80: A million reasons why you can’t do what you feel called to do-and the ONE reason you should!

Watch out now! This extra special episode was captured when I was feeling ON FIRE and wanting to pass that FIRE on to you! We’ll talk about why you shouldn’t quit your day job--whatever that may be, and we’ll also dive into why HOW you do something matters way more than WHAT you are doing! If you feel called to do something--or want to get clearer about your life--listen up. We’ve got actionable prompts and exercises in here and I hope you do them so you can see the change you want! As...


EP. 79: Discovering your "Personal Legend" -- inspiration from The Alchemist

Are you trying to figure out your purpose? Your life’s work? Your reason for being? Or do you know what it is but seem to keep getting stopped up? Either way this is going to be a really inspiring episode for you! Regardless if you’ve read Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist or not, I know you'll learn something new that can help you RIGHHT NOW! I’m sharing some of my favorite advice and takeaways from what is considered one of the world’s top ten books. These principles and ideas have been a...


Ep. 78: Are you limiting your happiness?

You want it, you’re looking for it, you’re working towards it...and yet? You’re very likely putting limits around it! What is that IT? "IT" could be your happiness, your dream, your relationship, your health! We strive and stretch for these things, but we also unintentionally set limits that make them almost impossible to achieve. How inconvenient is that?! We're hoping to help you uncover some imaginary walls, as well as giving you the tools to take them down! Limits be gone! We hope you...


Ep. 77: But who’s going to watch the kids? The great childcare debate!

This is a very special episode in which we are opening all the cans of all the worms on WHO IS SUPPOSED TO WATCH THESE KIDS?! Now in NO way is this a complete and comprehensive discussion of childcare in America, or the challenges that so many face! We are however sharing how this is a huge, prevalent problem for so many women, offering up a few solutions, as well as sharing tips and ideas for creating a system that works for you, and helps you live at your best level! I bring on my employee...


Ep. 76: PUMP UP: Doing really hard things! YOU CAN DO IT!

Whether life has thrust something difficult in your direction, or you’re wondering how and IF you can do that really hard thing you want to do, this pump up IS FOR YOU! This your, “YOU CAN DO IT!” Moment, and further than that, your “Why you should!” and “This is HOW to do it!” moments too! I’m sharing 4 principles, you better believe they are universal, to deconstruct the mysteries that surround doing really hard things. Listen up, I’m doing hard crap all the time and I’m sharing everything...


Ep. 75: What if you're wrong?! And why that's a good thing!

Before you snap back, "THERE'S NO WAY I'M WRONG!" Haha, this episode is intended to break your brain open a bit! We're talking about why it feels wrong to be wrong, but how being wrong can lead to so many wonderful things that are right! One huge takeaway from this episode is an exercise asking you to question if you're wrong about yourself, what you can do and what you are capable of! And not in the, "You can't do it..." way, but in the, "But what if you can?!" So go on a philosophical...


Ep: 74. Why you’re not hitting your goal!

Whoa Nelly DO I LOVE THIS EPISODE! In a world where everyone is telling you HOW to reach your goals, and how important it is to set feels like no one is talking about WHY you’re not reaching those goals, even if you’re working your butt off! I promise you’re not alone! I’m sharing some major goals I’ve missed, and Eric is too! Then we’re sharing why it happened, and how that can help YOU! I’ve thought about this SO much, and I’m so so excited to share these 2 EASY STEPS to...


Ep. 73: Options vs. Solutions!

Have you felt stuck? Frustrated? Up a creek without a paddle in any way in your life lately? Maybe everything is great but you’d like a little excitement or variety?! OOOOOOOH BABY! We’ve got options and solutions GALORE for you this week! But way more importantly, we want to pry your mind open and dive into how you can open yourself up to uncovering, believing and realizing there are more solutions available to you right now than you can possibly imagine. We’ve got some awesome personal...


Ep. 72: What is THOUGHT WERK: and how it can bring you sex, money power! (and peace?!)

OK, OK, OK! I’ve been talking about choosing your thoughts, changing your thoughts, being aware of your thoughts, basically THOUGHT WERK! But what the hell is that even?! GOOD QUESTION! I’ll tell you--it is E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G, and oh yeah, it totally will give you sex money and power, hahaha or more importantly, peace, joy, fulfillment, life-long happiness regardless of your circumstances--you know, if you’re into that sort of thing! In this episode I’m sharing all that THOUGHT WERK has...


Ep. 71: LIVE PODCAST TOUR SEATTLE: How to choose your thoughts so you can WIN at life!!

We’ve got some really fun, really insane, totally full of Faulkner nonsense SISTER ACTION for you in this episode, with our extra special guest Andrea Faulkner Williams of Tubby Todd! I imported my one and only sister to Seattle for one glorious night, and she shares some amazing insight on how to choose better thoughts to yield better results! Andrea and I were raised similar, and outwardly seem alike, but have very different internal maps. I hope listening to this not only inspires and...


Ep.70: LIVE PODCAST TOUR SF: How to take massive FREAKING action!

What are your obstacles (cough excuses) to taking massive action? Maybe not knowing where to start? Maybe not enough resources or money? Or maybe YOU ARE taking action and you feel like it’s not working??? BABY DOLL we’ve got you coooovered in this episode! These POWER HOUSE, take-no-prisoners WHOA-men are spilling all the goodies. @jordanferney of Oh Happy Day! and The Color Factory and Gabrielle Blair of @altsummit and @designmom share concrete steps as well as pointers from their own...