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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. 101: PUMP UP: Change can happen in an instant!

We can feel so drained and weighed down by the things we want to change--thinking it’s going to take more work than we have capcity for! But in this little PUMP UP I’m sharing with you different ways that change CAN happen in an instant. I’ve got examples from my own life, and a few thought shifts you can employ RIGHT THIS MINUTE, to find relief, calm, hope and more peace! So much love to you! Eric's closing song is "Eye Patch" in the Indie Dance Pop Collection at Pleasant Pictures Music...


Ep. 100: The BEST ideas for feeling more awesome than you did before!

Holy banana balls we've done 100 episodes!!! AND TO CELEBRATE (insert fog horn) we reached out to our Awesome Empire of listeners and asked, "What do you do when you need to feel more awesome?" We got dozens of incredible responses, with some voices and names you'll recognize and love! But most importantly this episode is full of serious inspiration for when you need a boost! I'm not kidding, I will be listening to this over and over! You guys are straight up geniuses! You're gonna freaking...


Ep. 99: My Confidence Check List for FEELING LIKE A BOSS!

Ok, today I'm sharing every little tool, trick, and thought I use to help me feel confident like the complete and total boss that I am! It's a check-list of 10 things I say to myself, or say out loud, or think through when I need to STAND IN MY POWER! I get a little fiery in this one! Come back to it when you need to DOMINATE! Get the check list for your life! FREE DOWNLOAD JUST TEXT confidencechecklist to 31996 Eric's closing song is "Flan" in the Hazy Dreams Vol. 1 Collection at Pleasant...


Ep. 98: The art of putting yourself OUT THERE! with Ellen Bennett!

If there was going to be a master’s course, in GOING FOR IT, Ellen Marie Bennett, founder of the super successful culinary brand Hedley and Bennett, would be the professor! In this episode you’ll be wildly inspired by how Ellen got her dream business (and life) off the ground, with no savings, little experience and a lot of enthusiasm! And we’ll dive into how YOU can do the same, by showing up for yourself and what you want! All that plus Ellen will give you solid tips on how to get your...


Ep. 97: Everything is figureoutable! With Marie Forleo

I’m bringing in the heavy hitters today! I’ve got the beautiful amazing thought-leader and author Marie Forleo FIRING US UP! And helping us see how EVERYTHING we want in this life, is truly figureoutable! Everything is Figureoutable is not only Marie’s life motto, but it’s also the title of her new book! She has a life-time track record of amazing accomplishments, like being called a “leader for the next generation” by Oprah. Yeah I said it, OPRAH! And she’s sharing with us how we can be...


Ep. 96: How to use writing to heal and reveal! With Ashmae!

Hold onto your notepads! You are about to have your hearts opened, minds bent and awesomeness expanded with my girl Ashmae Hoiland @birdsofashmae! Ashmae is an author, artist, storyteller and writing instructor--as well as a beautiful human with deep wisdom! I wanted her to come and share all the tips, tricks, and magic that she has discovered from writing and sharing her own life and stories, as well as teaching and guiding others how to do it too! You’ll walk away from this episode with 3...


Ep. 95: The thing that might be blocking you most of all!

Do you want more money, love, connection, time, space, peace, ideas? What?! What is it?! What if you already have it, or it’s already in your life in some way, but you’ve been blocking yourself off from it? Today we are diving into how to open yourself up to receive more of what you want! We’ve got actionable ideas and you will feel ready to accept all the help, guidance, and goodness that’s coming your way after you listen! Eric's closing song is "Sun Soaked" from the Golden Hour...


Ep. 94: PEP TALK for when YOU FEEL LAZY!

It’s been a minute since I gave you an ol’ Alison PEP TALK! And I LOVE this one! I’m so excited for you to have it! I was feeling so good and in the flow, and I really think if you listen it will help raise your energy and vibes! In this short, fun ep I talk about what it can mean when we feel “lazy,” some ideas for what to do with the feeling, and how to really use it to direct you and guide you and help you see what you need! I hope you love it, share it, and come back to it time and time...


Ep. 93: Making and keeping friends as an adult with Ashley Rose Reeves!

Do you feel like nobody cares about you?! Do you feel like making friends is something you should have learned how to do in elementary school and now you are out of luck? Or maybe you're just looking to cultivate and deepen some awesome relationships you already have?! Good news! We're talking about all of it! How to find friends, make them, keep them, and when to let them go! And I know it's going to open your mind to how many awesome resources you have! But to talk about this I brought one...


Ep. 92: How I let Instagram ruin my life!

Whether you’re on social media for friends and family, using it to build a business, or have sworn off of it all together, social media affects all of us BIG TIME. There’s no denying it! So I wanted to share my story, and all I’ve learned about how to use Instagram in a way that enriches my life and business, rather than drains it. It’s been a long road! My life, of course, is not actually ruined, but for a while, I absolutely let my performance on Instagram determine my mood for the day,...


Ep. 91: What to do when you don’t know what to do!

This is the PERFECT episode if there is any area of your life that has you saying, “I HAVE NO CLUE WHAT TO DO!” We’ve got questions to ask yourself, exercises to try, and some good ol’ THOUGHT WERK that will have you feeling better, more inspired and aligned! Really! I think you will come back to this episode again and again for ideas! And I hope you remember, that no matter what you do, only you can be you, and you’re already as awesome as you need to be! Eric's closing song is "Baguette...


Ep. 90: How to be yourself MORE!

What does it EVEN MEAN to be yourself? It seems like something that should be effortless and easy right? But instead of it being more effortless to “be yourself” the older you get, sometimes it actually feels harder. Add having kids, relationships, school, work, or who you think you should be vs. who you want to be! And oh man! What is life?! But before you have a Zoolander-esque breakdown, (“WHO AM I?!”) in this episode we are going into what it even means to “be yourself”, why it’s easy to...


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...