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Ep157: Nourish & Nurture Series: Self Advocacy with Christy Tending

Christy Tending joins the show to talk about how to go beyond self care, and to work with self advocacy. Learn how to take the steps to get what you need to nurture and nourish yourself and live a life you love.


Ep156: Nourish & Nurture Series: You are Not Alone with Debbie Augenthaler

Learn all about how to cope with grief and make space for what you need during times of loss in this interview with Debbie Augenthaler. This episode is part of the Nourish & Nurture series.


Ep155: The Season Three Finale Top 10 Countdown on Jump Start Your Joy

Host Paula Jenkins is counting down the top 10 most downloaded episodes on Jump Start Your Joy, Season 3. From coaches, to musicians, to authors and several solocasts, get a feel for the show and YOUR most favorite guests. Who will be #1? Tune in to find out! Also, take the survey about Season 3 by clicking here.


Ep154: Making Room for Joy and Grief in our Human Experience with Fred LeBlanc, Julia Samuel, and Suzan Colon (Season 3 Finale Part 1)

Joy and Grief are two parts of our human experience. Join Paula as she revisits the most impactful and joyful discussions of Season 3, and learn about mindfulness, making space for joy, and embracing all of your emotions with three important guests.


Ep153: Six Steps to Slowing Down and Savoring Joy with host Paula Jenkins

As Season 3 comes to a close, and Fall is just around the corner, I'm finding that I'm ready to slow down. Our summer was purposefully jam packed: We visited England, we went on a family trip to San Diego, and I traveled to Atlanta for a conference. It was fun, it was exciting, and it was exhausting. As the seasons change, I'm longing for a slower pace and an I'm finding myself tired of the busy-ness. In this week's episode, I'm looking back at the first episode of Season 3, which was all...


Ep152: Discover the Right Time to Follow Your Dreams with host Paula Jenkins

This week on the show, let’s talk about some great ways to discover the right time to follow your dreams. How to discover the right time to follow your dreams: 1. Have Patience Sometimes, we think we are ready before we are. What if, behind the scenes, the universe is making that path smooth for you? What if there is something else you need to learn before you are ready for the next step? Tune in to the podcast to hear a lot more on this. 2. Trust that the universe is looking out...


Ep151: How to Get Unstuck in Your Life and Business with host Paula Jenkins

Feeling stuck and like you have no momentum sucks. The truth is you will more than likely feel stuck at some point in your life, whether that be in your business or around personal growth, or at a full time job. I often feel it, and find myself questioning if I’m “on the right path,” even four years into the podcast. This week on the podcast, I’m sharing about how I had an aha moment around “How to get Unstuck.” At a recent conference, I attended a break-out session entitled “How to get...


Ep150: Finding Clarity in your Life with 'Essentialism' with host Paula Jenkins

In this week's solocast, I'm sharing about the profound impact the book "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less" by Greg Mckeown has had on my life. As a project manager and a life coach, I love that this book is both pragmatic on one level, and very philosophical and inspirational on the other. The two key areas that I focus on in this week's show are: Doing less, but better - doing the essential few instead of the trivial manyBuilding in room for down time I'm sharing about how...


Ep149: Heather Chauvin on Sustainable Ambition and How To Be a Mom Who Is In Control

As the host of Mom is in Control, and the amazing “Dying to be a Good Mother” Tedtalk, I’m thrilled to have Heather Chauvin joining me this week to talk all about abundance, ambition, time management, and how she found her way to a career she loves after being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Heather is a true inspiration, and I’m delighted to feature her as the last guest for Season 3. In this episode, Heather and I talk about: Resources Heather Chauvin’s podcast: Mom is in...


Ep148: The Power of Owning Your Expertise as a Multi-Potentialite with host Paula Jenkins

As someone who has always been drawn to a myriad of interests and passions, you probably already know that I self-identify as a “multi-passionate” or “multi-potentialite” - which simply means that I’m the kind of person who is drawn to a myriad of interests and have a hard time narrowing down my interests and my career into just one thing. It’s a topic that comes up often on the show, and this week on the show I’m sharing all about the power of owning your expertise as a...


Ep147: Taking Messy Action with Copywriter Christine Blubaugh

This week on the show, I’m excited to be talking about taking messy action with Christine Blubaugh. Christine is a copywriter from Ohio, who has had a very interesting path. She works with entrepreneurs to help other people in being objective about themselves, and craft copy that represents their offerings to the world. Having been a health coach, and food blogger for many years (along with a personal chef), Christine had a realization that this was not her true calling. She was well...

Ep146: 8 Great Reasons to Start a Podcast with host Paula Jenkins

This week on the podcast, I’m sharing one of my favorite topics, 8 great reasons to start a podcast. While this episode is a solocast, I’ve shared this information in various other formats: webinars, as a guest instructor in other courses, and in my own podcasting class, Jump Start Your Podcast. And, I think it’s a great perspective for anyone who is considering starting your own show, especially if you are a a service provider of any type (coach, doctor, VA, or someone who works...


Ep145: Violeta Nedkova on How to Embrace the Life of a Creative Rebel

This week, I’m thrilled to be speaking to Violeta Nedkova on how to embrace the life of a creative rebel. Violeta is a coach and a creative rebel who believes you can stop following everyone else’s rules, be your own boss, and do things your own way … and make a living doing it. She offers courses, coaching, and classes for creative rebels at her website, www.violetanedkova.com. Living in Bulgaria, Violeta and I met during the 2018 Multipassionate Must-Haves, where we were both...


Ep144: Andrea Owen on How To Stop Feeling Like Shit (A Lookback Lesson)

This week’s episode is a lookback lesson with Andrea Owen on "How to Stop Feeling Like Shit." This episode originally aired earlier this year, when her second book came out. Andrea Owen is an author, mentor, and certified life coach who helps high-achieving women let go of perfectionism, control, and isolation and choose courage and confidence instead. She has helped thousands of women manage their inner-critic to create loving connections and live their most kick-ass life. I loved this...


Ep143: Jill Stanton on Starting and Running a Profitable Online Business and Screwing the 9 to 5

Jill Stanton of Screw the 9 to 5 is my guest this week on the podcast. She’s a true force to be reckoned with in the online lifestyle entrepreneur space, and I’m really excited to be speaking with her about how she has created a lively, exciting brand and community that’s built from an authentic and interesting space. Having started in 2012 with an affiliate skincare site, and changed and shifted the focus and approach of her business, Jill and her now husband Josh, have grown their...


Ep142: Morgan Bolender on Singing, Songwriting, and Finding Joy (A Lookback Episode)

This week on the podcast, I’m revisiting the conversation with singer and songwriter Morgan Bolender. Morgan is known for her song entitled Mary Oliver, which has gone viral on YouTube. She started her career as a 3rd grade special education teacher and then started on a journey to quite literally find her voice, and listen to her heart. We met at Danielle LaPorte’s White Hot Truth event at Grace Cathedral, where Morgan opened the event for Danielle. I’m so thrilled she’s here today to share...


Ep141: Debbie Augenthaler on Grief, Trauma, and Healing: You Are Not Alone

This week on the podcast, I’m delighted to speak to Debbie Augenthaler on grief, trauma, and healing. Debbie is a psychotherapist, the author of You Are Not Alone: A Heartfelt Guide to Grief, Healing, and Hope, and she has a private practice in New York City. After losing her husband, she was unexpectedly faced with grief, and found that losing someone that close to you causes ripples of effects; and that the impact of grief does not neatly follow the stages that we’ve all read about. Grief...


Ep140: The Four Pillars of Joy: Inspiration, Mindfulness, Action, and Fun with host Paula Jenkins

This week on the show, I’m exploring the 4 pillars of joy: Inspiration, Mindfulness, Action, and Fun. If you’ve been listening awhile, you know that I think of joy as a wayfinding emotion. I have seen joy dance with people, reach out for people, even when they are in their darkest times or most difficult times. Joy can look like a tiny inkling of hope, a little nudge to call a friend or a doctor; joy looks like that second in your life, like several guests and so many of my clients have...


Ep139: Doña Bumgarner on Podcasting, Coaching, Project Management, and Productivity (Friendpreneur Series)

This week I’m so excited to have Doña Bumgarner on the show as part of the Friendpreneur Series. This series highlights conversations I have with friends, who are also entrepreneurs, and we dish the behind the scenes realities of starting a business, and what it looks like in real life. Doña Bumgarner is the powerhouse behind the “Nurtured Mama” blog, the voice of the “Nurturing Habit” podcast, and an amazing coach. Doña is a dear friend who I met through coaching. She and I share so much...


Ep138: Kerri Powers on The Blues, Finding joy, and her new album Starseeds

Kerri Powers is a singer, songwriter, and musician, and she has just released her latest album, Starseeds. I’m so honored and delighted to have her on the show this week to talk about her creative process, about getting honest and telling your truest story, and about how music is a connecting force. It was a real treat getting to speak with Kerri, who is as soulful as the blues music that she writes and loves. What I love about Kerri is her deeply intuitive nature. She’s “present” like no...