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There are many elements in our lives that affect our well-being and there are many ways that we can explore them. One avenue to optimal self-care is having open, honest conversations about what it means to be well. Navigate love and relationships, purpose and meaning, mental health and wellness, success and failure, and all of those things that make us human with Whitney Lauritsen on This Might Get Uncomfortable. Whitney has over 13 years of professional experience in the health, wellness, and entertainment industries. She guides you through the confusion and the curiosity, the suffering and the unfulfilled potential, and the questions of why we’re here and what we’re doing. Join her each week as she shares her perspectives on wellness and has radically authentic, insightful conversations about life with special guests. This Might Get Uncomfortable, so prepare to dive deep into the rabbit hole. Nothing is off-limits here! Life presents us with challenges every single day. Many of us struggle to make life feel worthwhile, meaningful, and peaceful. We’re confronted in our relationships, careers, faith, and the health of our body, mind, and emotions. We often have questions in our minds that go unanswered, and sometimes, we don’t even want the answers. We just want to have a really unfiltered discussion, let it all out, be truly heard so we can process our emotions. We want to talk about our deepest passions and secret longings, share our unfulfilled dreams and big goals, and inquire into the mysteries of life. If you’re in that place right now, we invite you to join Whitney here on This Might Get Uncomfortable. Whitney Lauritsen is a podcast host, social media advisor, and well-being coach. She founded Eco-Vegan Gal in 2008 to share lifestyle practices and product recommendations that improve the quality of body, mind, and planet. Her books include best-seller The Vegan Ketogenic Diet Cookbook and Healthy Organic Vegan on a Budget. As an advocate for high-performance living and mental health, Whitney launched Wellevatr. Passionate about business, Whitney advises creative entrepreneurs with digital marketing strategies that amplify their passions. She regularly coaches, consults, and presents on social media trends, influencer partnerships, and content monetization. A six-year stint teaching workshops at the Apple Store advanced her tech knowledge and experience. She has participated in business programs led by Google, Facebook, and Scripps Network. Recognized by her colleagues as a connector, Whitney has run numerous wellness industry events at YouTube Space, during the Natural Products Expo, and on Clubhouse app. Media appearances include Stossel, HuffPost Live, and The Ultimate Health Podcast. Whitney has contributed to Forks Over Knives, VegNews Magazine, Simple Habit, New Hope Network, iHerb, and Organic Authority. She has spoken at many conferences, summits, and festivals, such as Bonnaroo, Fitness Magazine, VidCon, Podcast Movement, and BlogHer Food. In 2014, she received the Ed Begley Jr. Environmental Activist Award. Whitney minored in psychology while studying film production at Emerson College. She also took classes at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and Boston College. Her short films were broadcast on HBO and part of Steven Spielberg’s reality competition “On the Lot”. Before pivoting her career to content creation, she worked as a mentor at the Cannes Film Festival, managed an acclaimed production office, and assisted Rob Reiner’s family. On this podcast, Whitney digs into the things that make people tick. The things that people are passionate about. The things that make people uncomfortable. The things that bring them hope, joy, and inspiration. The things that make them feel good in their bodies, minds, and hearts. The things that make life worth living and how to feel fully alive, genuinely happy and engaged every day. It's time to get to the core of who you truly are!

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There are many elements in our lives that affect our well-being and there are many ways that we can explore them. One avenue to optimal self-care is having open, honest conversations about what it means to be well. Navigate love and relationships, purpose and meaning, mental health and wellness, success and failure, and all of those things that make us human with Whitney Lauritsen on This Might Get Uncomfortable. Whitney has over 13 years of professional experience in the health, wellness, and entertainment industries. She guides you through the confusion and the curiosity, the suffering and the unfulfilled potential, and the questions of why we’re here and what we’re doing. Join her each week as she shares her perspectives on wellness and has radically authentic, insightful conversations about life with special guests. This Might Get Uncomfortable, so prepare to dive deep into the rabbit hole. Nothing is off-limits here! Life presents us with challenges every single day. Many of us struggle to make life feel worthwhile, meaningful, and peaceful. We’re confronted in our relationships, careers, faith, and the health of our body, mind, and emotions. We often have questions in our minds that go unanswered, and sometimes, we don’t even want the answers. We just want to have a really unfiltered discussion, let it all out, be truly heard so we can process our emotions. We want to talk about our deepest passions and secret longings, share our unfulfilled dreams and big goals, and inquire into the mysteries of life. If you’re in that place right now, we invite you to join Whitney here on This Might Get Uncomfortable. Whitney Lauritsen is a podcast host, social media advisor, and well-being coach. She founded Eco-Vegan Gal in 2008 to share lifestyle practices and product recommendations that improve the quality of body, mind, and planet. Her books include best-seller The Vegan Ketogenic Diet Cookbook and Healthy Organic Vegan on a Budget. As an advocate for high-performance living and mental health, Whitney launched Wellevatr. Passionate about business, Whitney advises creative entrepreneurs with digital marketing strategies that amplify their passions. She regularly coaches, consults, and presents on social media trends, influencer partnerships, and content monetization. A six-year stint teaching workshops at the Apple Store advanced her tech knowledge and experience. She has participated in business programs led by Google, Facebook, and Scripps Network. Recognized by her colleagues as a connector, Whitney has run numerous wellness industry events at YouTube Space, during the Natural Products Expo, and on Clubhouse app. Media appearances include Stossel, HuffPost Live, and The Ultimate Health Podcast. Whitney has contributed to Forks Over Knives, VegNews Magazine, Simple Habit, New Hope Network, iHerb, and Organic Authority. She has spoken at many conferences, summits, and festivals, such as Bonnaroo, Fitness Magazine, VidCon, Podcast Movement, and BlogHer Food. In 2014, she received the Ed Begley Jr. Environmental Activist Award. Whitney minored in psychology while studying film production at Emerson College. She also took classes at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and Boston College. Her short films were broadcast on HBO and part of Steven Spielberg’s reality competition “On the Lot”. Before pivoting her career to content creation, she worked as a mentor at the Cannes Film Festival, managed an acclaimed production office, and assisted Rob Reiner’s family. On this podcast, Whitney digs into the things that make people tick. The things that people are passionate about. The things that make people uncomfortable. The things that bring them hope, joy, and inspiration. The things that make them feel good in their bodies, minds, and hearts. The things that make life worth living and how to feel fully alive, genuinely happy and engaged every day. It's time to get to the core of who you truly are!

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Paying more attention to global issues & reflecting on privilege

5/28/2024
Whitney struggles with feelings of vulnerability and ignorance while addressing the major conflict in Palestine. She navigates her privilege and the discomfort accompanying her expanding awareness of global issues through using TikTok again. The episode covers the complexities of global suffering, personal guilt associated with privilege, efforts toward social justice, and the nuanced process of becoming more educated and engaged in current global issues. Whitney also shares a few personal updates and the importance of self-care amidst social responsibilities. Check out Operation Olive Branch, a grassroots movement to support & amplify aid requests of Palestinian families: https://linktr.ee/opolivebranch 01:27 A Deep Dive into the Palestine Situation and Personal Awakening 05:44 Exploring the Complexities of Privilege and Social Responsibility 14:30 The Struggle with Consumerism and Planning for Mindful Travel 31:37 Personal Health and Self-Care Amidst Global Awareness 37:06 Closing Thoughts and the Path Forward Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:39:29

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Shedding the weight

5/6/2024
Whitney openly talks about her insecurities related to podcast length, body image, aging, and the judgments of others. Her exploration touches on the struggles with disordered eating, societal pressures, and the desire for authenticity in various aspects of life, including online dating experiences and societal metrics of success. Whitney reflects on the importance of self-acceptance and the difficulty of shedding the mental weight of others' opinions. The episode also touches on her passion for travel and potential future content, revealing her constant battle with balancing authentic expression and societal expectations. 01:24 Exploring the Challenge of Keeping Episodes Short 03:37 Navigating Personal Insecurities and Social Perceptions 06:17 The Impact of Social Media and the Job Market on Self-Perception 09:17 Facing Age and Body Image Concerns Through Personal Stories 15:21 The Quest for Self-Acceptance Amidst External Judgments Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:23:52

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Inner Critic vs. Inner Resilience: a personal reflection

4/22/2024
Whitney shares her personal journey of struggling with consistency, grappling with perfectionism, and dealing with critical self-judgment. She opens up about the challenges of content creation, feeling burnt out, and the struggle to balance self-care with professional responsibilities. This includes feelings of vulnerability, fear of judgment, and the importance of self-forgiveness. Whitney reflects on her therapy experiences, the struggle with maintaining hope amidst challenges, and the desire for connection through shared vulnerabilities. Despite doubts and an inner critic, she's committed to continue sharing and creating content while navigating personal and professional challenges. 01:24 The Paralysis of Perfectionism and Self-Judgment 02:52 The Unfinished Episode: A Tale of Time Anxiety 06:40 Navigating Burnout and the Quest for Consistency 12:29 The Power of Vulnerability and Seeking Hope 28:07 Embracing Imperfection and the Journey Ahead 31:30 Looking Forward: Dreams, Plans, and Community Engagement Enjoy the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measurehttps://whitneylauritsen.com/beyond-measure/

Duration:00:38:11

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What my new therapists say about my sleepwalking and chronic pain

4/3/2024
Whitney shares some personal updates and insights, covering topics from health and sleep challenges to ambitions and self-exploration. She discusses the ongoing battle with tiredness and the journey of understanding the brain. Whitney mentions neurodivergence and the importance of forming one’s own opinions about health. She shares insights into an addictive pattern with social media, particularly TikTok and YouTube Shorts, and the connection to seeking dopamine hits. Additionally, Whitney talks about a renewed interest in hiking, the dream of climbing Mount Everest, and the continuous pursuit of feeling 'good enough.' Other updates include a deep dive into sleepwalking and dreams, physical therapy for long-standing leg pain, and plans for camping and visiting national parks. 02:07 The Social Media Spiral: From TikTok to YouTube Shorts 04:45 Setting Sights on Mount Everest: Dreams and Realities 08:26 The Journey Beyond Success: Insights from Jim Carrey 12:01 Navigating Daily Life: Energy, Tasks, and Personal Goals 15:39 The Anxiety of Planning and the Power of Last-Minute Motivation 19:35 Decoding Dreams and Sleepwalking Mysteries 23:08 Embarking on a Physical Therapy Journey 28:35 The Quest to Visit All National Parks 34:23 Reflecting on Personal Growth and Podcasting Vulnerabilities Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://whitneylauritsen.com/beyond-measure/

Duration:00:36:59

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Half a Thousand Episodes In: Lessons, Reflections, and the Future of This Podcast

3/25/2024
In the 500th episode of this podcast, Whitney reflects on her podcasting journey, comparing it to earlier experiences on YouTube and discussing how this medium has become a more fulfilling venture. She shares insights on the production process and the challenges of content creation. Whitney talks about her consulting work within the podcast industry and personal stories about time management, self-discipline, and the decision-making process behind continuing or pausing various activities. 01:12 Behind the Scenes: Income, Connection, and Listener Interaction 01:43 The Intimacy of Podcasting vs. Social Media 03:57 Deciding to Pause Live Podcast Recordings 04:31 The Impact of Consulting Work on Podcasting 05:28 Exploring Time Management and Personal Well-being 16:52 The Evolution of Content Creation and Letting Go of YouTube 19:26 Redefining Success in Podcasting and Beyond 23:41 Future Plans: New Podcast and Course Creation 26:27 Navigating the World of Podcast Guests 27:15 The Art of Consistency and SEO in Podcasting 28:18 The Journey from Pitching to Being Pitched 34:33 The Dilemma of Time and Content Creation 43:09 The Personal Growth Through Podcasting Enjoy the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:48:28

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Well-Being Beyond Measure: Navigating Social Media [Session 7]

3/6/2024
The seventh session of the Well-Being Beyond Measure series focuses on the implications of social media and technology. Whitney explores the effects of social media burnout, mental health impacts, addiction to the constant infusion of content, 'Influencer Creep', and the subconscious challenge of always striving to do more. Drawing from published articles and studies, she emphasizes the strategic psychological designs of these platforms and their potential to incite polarity and unrest. The importance of understanding the platforms, setting solid boundaries, and diligent introspection of one's behavior while using social media is advised. Whitney advocates for personal authenticity and selective attention to elements that bring individual joy and meaning, prolonging wellbeing beyond numerical measures or social media validations. Resources mentioned: https://amzn.to/4336fs4https://www.healthline.com/health/social-media-and-mental-health?cmid=23304fe5-b3ae-4884-931a-0902fa32188dhttps://journals.plos.org/globalpublichealth/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgph.0001091https://www.businessinsider.com/social-media-twitter-facebook-political-polarization-mechanism-2022-10https://reallifemag.com/influencer-creep/ 04:23 The Magic and Loss of Digital World 05:15 Whitney's Personal Journey with Social Media 07:00 Understanding the Mechanism of Social Media 09:08 The Dark Side 09:47 The Influence on Body Image 11:14 Social Media Addiction 15:50 The Polarizing Effect of Social Media 17:38 The Impact on Career and Self-Esteem 19:52 The Decision to Step Away 30:59 The Power of Selective Attention

Duration:00:38:48

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Well-Being Beyond Measure: Thoughtful Communication [Session 6]

2/26/2024
The sixth session of the Well-Being Beyond Measure series focuses on understanding different methods and styles of communication. Whitney discusses passive, aggressive, passive-aggressive, and assertive communication, and explores the challenges with each. She encourages listeners to understand their unique communication style and offers ways to improve empathy and open-mindedness. Specific advice and resources are provided for shifting towards assertive communication. Resources and people mentioned: Princeton UniversityHow loneliness changes the way our brains process the worldPeople Aren’t Meant to Talk This MuchHow to Use Assertive CommunicationThe Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and ReligionThe Assertiveness Workbook 01:05 Understanding the Importance of Communication 02:24 Exploring Different Aspects of Communication 04:01 The Role of Empathy 04:44 The Impact of Loneliness 10:26 The Influence of Social Media 22:02 Understanding Different Communication Styles 26:31 The Power of Assertive Communication 28:28 Personal Reflections

Duration:00:32:10

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Well-Being Beyond Measure: Self-Compassion & Finding Peace within Discomfort [Session 5]

2/14/2024
The fifth session of the Well-Being Beyond Measure series delves into the importance of self-compassion. Whitney offers an honest account of her struggles with perfectionism, self-loathing, stress, and career transition. She discusses the critical nature of self-acknowledgement and positive self-perception, sharing psychological studies that validate the benefits of gratitude. Whitney suggests that the cultivation of self-compassion is an inner job through practices like yoga, positive self-talk, trying new things, and expressing gratitude. She encourages listeners to treat self-love, understanding, and acceptance as proactive roles in their lives. Resources and people mentioned: Princeton University tipsfurther.nethealth.harvard.eduHeather Havrilesky/Ask Polly 01:35 Exploring the Topic of Self Compassion 02:08 Personal Experiences with Discomfort 04:21 The Impact of New Work and Identity Questions 11:42 The Struggle with Self Loathing and the Need for Self Compassion 16:30 The Power of Gratitude and Self Esteem

Duration:00:25:15

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Well-Being Beyond Measure: Managing Stress [Session 4]

2/7/2024
The fourth session of the Well-Being Beyond Measure series centers on understanding and managing stress. Whitney shares her personal experiences with stress, burnout, and learning to prioritize wellbeing. She discusses different techniques for handling stress, like distraction, mindfulness, meditation, self-affirmation, and resilience-building exercises. Whitney emphasizes the need to re-evaluate work commitments, downshift, and prioritize rest as crucial steps towards a less stressful lifestyle. Dealing with stress is an ongoing journey, which highlights the importance of connecting with others as a form of support and reminder of shared experiences. Resources mentioned: How to feel less stressedPrinceton University tipsWashington PostPositive Psychology Resilience ExercisesSlow Movement downshiftingTherapy Takeaway Substack 02:19 Dealing with Stress and the Decision to Continue 02:42 The Importance of Integrity and Self-Care 03:26 The Reality of Stress and the Misconception of Perfection 05:19 Different Types of Stress and Their Impact 05:59 The Struggle with Stressful Work Situations 07:54 The Role of Resiliency in Stress Management 08:06 The Concept of Downshifting and Prioritizing Rest 08:22 Exploring Stress Management Techniques 09:44 The Importance of Distraction and Mindfulness

Duration:00:39:53

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Well-Being Beyond Measure: Uncovering Your Core Strengths & Values [Session 3]

1/31/2024
In the third session of the Well-being Beyond Measure series, Whitney takes you on an introspective journey exploring strengths, values, and personal growth, with exercises and reflections to gain clarity and self-understanding. She emphasizes the significance of starting despite uncertainties and encourages active participation in this self-discovery process. The episode is a blend of personal insights, practical exercises, and motivational guidance, perfect for those looking to deepen their self-awareness and well-being practices. 02:42 The Importance of Trying New Things 03:40 The Vision Board Exercise and Its Impact 06:53 Exploring Strengths and Values 14:25 The Role of Strengths in Personal Wellbeing 19:37 Understanding and Defining Personal Values 25:21 Living in Alignment with Your Values Resources & References: https://amzn.to/47ZMFxNhttps://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/click-here-happiness/202111/what-are-your-valueshttps://www.berkeleywellbeing.com/core-values.html Get free access and join live sessions of Well-Being Beyond Measure (and the Beyond Measure community) here: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:32:14

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Well-Being Beyond Measure: Redefining Goals & Crafting A Personal Vision [Session 2]

1/24/2024
In the second session of the Well-being Beyond Measure series, Whitney explores the theme of redefining personal goals and mindfulness. This episode invites listeners to challenge traditional goal-setting norms and embrace a more personalized approach to wellness. With a focus on mindfulness practices and understanding one's unique life transitions, Whitney guides through reflective exercises and breathwork. The session is designed to empower listeners in their journey towards mental, emotional, and physical well-being, emphasizing the joy and fulfillment found in living a life aligned with personal purpose and presence. 00:23 Exploring the Concept of Wellbeing 02:04 Building Upon Awareness 02:17 The Challenge of Terminology 02:57 The Importance of Clarity 04:17 The Concept of Goal Setting 05:35 The Power of Presence 06:18 The Pressure of Having Goals 08:45 Defining and Understanding Goals 19:19 Journaling Activity: Understanding Your Goals 30:43 Measuring Progress Towards Goals Get free access and join live sessions of Well-Being Beyond Measure (and the Beyond Measure community) here: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:35:47

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Well-Being Beyond Measure: Cultivating Awareness [Session 1]

1/17/2024
The first session of the Well-being Beyond Measure series focused on self-awareness. Whitey delves deep into the realms of self-care and personal growth, emphasizing the uniqueness of individual experiences. Through a blend of reflective exercises, breathwork, and community insights, listeners are encouraged to explore their own paths towards wellness. Join us as we navigate the nuances of nurturing our mental, emotional, and physical health, in pursuit of a life that is truly beyond measure in its fulfillment and joy. 00:39 The Importance of Community in Wellbeing 02:52 Building a Foundation of Self-Care Through Awareness 04:21 The Importance of Individual Experience in Wellness Advice 05:06 The Concept of Worthiness 05:48 The Role of Discomfort in Personal Growth 06:45 The Lifelong Journey of Wellness 17:12 The Power of Breathwork in Enhancing Wellness 23:29 Journaling for Clarity and Focus Get free access and join live sessions of Well-Being Beyond Measure (and the Beyond Measure community) here: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:30:26

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Interconnected Existence: Embracing Global Responsibility And Sustainability With Arwinder Kaur

1/12/2024
Join Whitney Lauritsen in a profound conversation with Arwinder "Arwi" Kaur as she navigates the complexities of modern life, technology, and environmental consciousness. Arwi delves into the implications of technology on our daily lives and the struggle to maintain balance between advancement and ecological responsibility. They explore the impact of travel on global awareness, culture shock, and various standards of living. Arwi also touches on sensitive topics like childlessness by choice, social responsibility, and the interconnectedness of humans. This episode is a deep dive into understanding personal choices, societal expectations, and their collective impact on the planet. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:01:09:30

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Well-Being Beyond Measure: An Introduction to the Free Program

1/6/2024
Join Whitney in her inaugural recording of Well-Being Beyond Measure, a free program. She navigates through the concept of well-being, questioning traditional ideas about figuring everything out. She emphasizes the ongoing process of emotional wellness and the value of community in personal growth. This introductory session is a journey of self-discovery, embracing the messiness of life, and exploring diverse wellness topics through interactive sessions. Get free access and join live sessions of Well-Being Beyond Measure (and the Beyond Measure community) here: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure Previous episode about Well-Being Beyond Measure: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/well-being-in-uncertain-times/id1491549122?i=1000640418412 How to keep house while drowning book: https://bookshop.org/a/17878/9781668002841

Duration:00:35:21

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Well-Being in Uncertain Times

1/3/2024
Whitney introduces a new podcast format and project called "Well-Being Beyond Measure," exploring the intersections of self-care, learning, and community engagement. She also reflects on her journey into 2024, discussing her shift away from New Year's resolutions and into a more introspective, mindful approach to life. She shares insights about balancing a heavy workload, managing a podcast, and navigating the complexities of limited bandwidth and energy. Listen in as Whitney dives into her challenges with live podcasting, the intricacies of guesting, and her evolving perspective on success. Get free access to Well-Being Beyond Measure (and the Beyond Measure community) here: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:51:21

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The Wobbly Place: Juggling Chaotic Life Changes

12/29/2023
Join Whitney in this introspective episode as she shares her journey through 2023, a year of significant changes and reflections. She delves into her transition from social media to podcasting, her experiences with neurodivergent workload management, and her exploration of time management strategies. Whitney candidly discusses the challenges of balancing high work standards, mental health, and personal fulfillment. She also reflects on her luck, privilege, and hard work in her career and how these factors play a crucial role in her success. This episode touches on the importance of adaptability, the pursuit of intentionality, and the courage to make life-altering decisions Mentioned: https://www.fiverr.com/ecovegangalhttps://bookshop.org/a/17878/9781119893233https://podcast.wellevatr.com/the-illusion-of-connection-do-you-still-matter-without-social-mediahttps://podcast.wellevatr.com/the-great-outdoors-how-camping-can-change-your-life-with-rolland-tizuelahttps://podcast.wellevatr.com/heart-open-road-ahead-the-transformative-power-of-a-cross-country-road-trip/https://www.linkedin.com/in/wlauritsen/ Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:56:26

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Beyond The Boys' Club: Elevating Women's Voices In The Workplace With Lauren Neal

12/20/2023
Respect knows no gender; diversity is our collective strength. The goal is not inclusivity; it’s providing equal opportunities for everyone to be the best that they can be. In this episode, Lauren Neal, an award-winning chartered engineer and chartered project professional in the energy industry and author of #1 bestseller Valued at Work, discusses reshaping norms and embracing true inclusivity in the professional world. Laura talks through the nature vs. nurture debate, exploring how our natural abilities interact with societal structures that influence our skills and opportunities. She also dives into the realities of patriarchy, showing the challenges faced by women and even men. People are wired differently and experience unique struggles with being boxed and not being able to freely soar and explore themselves. How we can overcome this and create a world that truly embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion in our male-dominated society? Tune in and discover how diverse workforce can drive the best business outcomes and innovations. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:56:21

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Reflecting on Success: How Luck, Privilege, and Hard Work Shape Our Paths

12/14/2023
Join Whitney as she explores the nuances of balancing personal growth, career success, and mental well-being in today's complex digital landscape. From her transition from heavy social media usage to a more podcast-centric approach, Whitney opens up about her journey, including the challenges and triumphs of managing workload as a neurodivergent individual. Dive into her unique time management strategies, her struggle with societal pressures, and her honest reflections on privilege, luck, and hard work in her career trajectory. Furthermore, Whitney delves into the intricacies of finding fulfillment beyond external validation, leveraging AI in her work, and the evolving role of social media. It's a candid look at embracing life's complexities while seeking a meaningful and balanced existence. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:55:18

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Embracing The Sacred: Transforming Our Lives Through Wonder With Jeff Golden

12/8/2023
How can you experience a profound life transformation that lets you unlock genuine happiness and understand your true purpose on earth? For Jeff Golden, it can be done by embracing the sacred and appreciating the wonder within and around you. In this conversation with Whitney Lauritsen, he talks about approaching the sacred, embracing your opportunities, and understanding your privilege. Jeff discusses why happiness has been on a decline since the 1940s, what inhibits our brightness, and how to go beyond self-hate and materialism. He also explains how time affluence is powerfully connected with our happiness, social media’s positive role in our lives, and how conspicuous consumption impacts our personal relationships. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:01:17:02

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Rediscovering Roots: The Final Chapter of 2023's Road Trip Chronicles

11/30/2023
This episode takes you through a series of adventures, reflections, and meaningful moments as Whitney Lauritsen traverses national recreation spots, encounters family and friends, and delves into her personal growth. Discover insights on embracing the beauty of travel, the power of reconnecting with roots, and the challenge of maintaining psychological safety in today’s digital world. From savoring homemade pierogies that tap into Ukrainian heritage to navigating the complexities of modern life and social media, this episode is a rich story that explores the intersections of travel, family, culture, and self-discovery. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Beyond Measure community today: https://podcast.wellevatr.com/beyond-measure

Duration:00:48:40