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There comes a point where perfectionism, anxiety, and the hustle of achievement leaves you feeling numb, burned out, and disconnected. Join holistic life coach, Samantha Lawrence, as she dives deep into what it means to embody your brightest life. Expect raw and insightful conversations on all things holistic wellness, the mind-body-spirit connection, burnout recovery, feminine leadership, and everything in between on the path to purpose, self-awareness, and healing.

There comes a point where perfectionism, anxiety, and the hustle of achievement leaves you feeling numb, burned out, and disconnected. Join holistic life coach, Samantha Lawrence, as she dives deep into what it means to embody your brightest life. Expect raw and insightful conversations on all things holistic wellness, the mind-body-spirit connection, burnout recovery, feminine leadership, and everything in between on the path to purpose, self-awareness, and healing.

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There comes a point where perfectionism, anxiety, and the hustle of achievement leaves you feeling numb, burned out, and disconnected. Join holistic life coach, Samantha Lawrence, as she dives deep into what it means to embody your brightest life. Expect raw and insightful conversations on all things holistic wellness, the mind-body-spirit connection, burnout recovery, feminine leadership, and everything in between on the path to purpose, self-awareness, and healing.

Language:

English


Episodes

Summer Solstice Season Finale with Samantha Lawrence

6/28/2021
Season One wraps with a solocast from Samantha's heart to your ears. She talks about the summer solstice - what it means, its origins, and why, when we pay attention to it, we get clearer on our own sacred pauses and transitions of life. We'll be back soon with Season Two, and in the meantime, thank you so much for being here. Learn more about Samantha and The Bright Life here. Samantha Lawrence (Host, creator.) Graphic design and production by For The Love Media, LLC. This episode was...

Duration:00:16:01

The Joy of Thriving While Black with Charisse M. Williams

6/21/2021
When you are thriving, what is it that you’re doing? How do you feel in your body? What does your day-to-day look like? Charisse M. Williams wants you to thrive, and has some ideas about how to make that happen. She is a coach, yoga teacher, entrepreneur, and all-around powerhouse with massive amounts of experience to help you live your fullest, brightest life. In this episode, she and Samantha talk about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship and coaching, how to take big, scary leaps, and...

Duration:00:53:53

Astrology with Ashley Tracey

6/14/2021
We’re guessing you’ve read your horoscope once or twice (or, heck, maybe even weekly!) - but the sun sign horoscope is just one teeny tiny piece of your whole birth chart - and your individuality. Ashley Tracey is an astrologer and soul coach who has an amazing way of speaking about the cosmos as a tool to more understanding of yourself. In this episode, she and Samantha break down Sun and Moon signs, the inimitable Saturn Return, Mercury Retrograde and this eclipse season, and more. To...

Duration:00:45:03

Messy Metamorphosis with Samantha Lawrence

6/7/2021
This episode is inspired by the book The Hungry Caterpillar (thanks, Eric Carle!) In this episode, Samantha gets real about her transition into post-pandemic life. She points to the transitional void as we see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. She illuminates the nonlinearity of healing as a tool that might help us more gently move through this transition - just like the sticky metamorphosis of the butterfly. Learn about Eric Carl here. Learn more about Samantha and The Bright...

Duration:00:11:42

Meditation and Wellness with Molly Woodhull

5/31/2021
Meditation. You’ve heard of it, you know it’s a tool for self-care and compassion, and hey - maybe you use it with some sort of regularity! In this episode, Samantha gives you an opportunity to expand how you think about meditation to make it more accessible. She sits down with Molly Woodhull, who is a meditation guide, self-care expert, and the founder of Woodhull Wellness. Her business offers tangible mindfulness tools to elevate organizations and the people that work in them. She and...

Duration:00:45:46

Money Healing with Bri Firestone

5/24/2021
Let's talk about money! Bri wants to talk about the emotions and habits behind the behaviors of what drives your money ethos. As a Certified Life Coach and Financial Education Instructor, she has so much life experience and wisdom around the ever-squirmy topic of money. In this thought-provoking episode, she and Sam talk about how Bri changed her relationship with money (hint: it involves a year of no shopping), money wounds, and how to work with them. Seriously. This conversation will have...

Duration:00:53:58

Cyclical Living, Fertility, and Honoring Your Body with Kate Potvin

5/17/2021
This conversation is about fertility, and it's about so much more. Kate Potvin is a women's Fertility and Hormone Coach who empowers women to take charge of their health and fertility. She and Samantha talk about how important it is to release expectations (in timelines and in life), fertility in creative processes, and how life happens in cycles. This is almost like a coaching session with Kate, in that she is generous with the information she shares and how we can integrate it into our...

Duration:00:45:16

Self Worth, Abundance, and Clean Living with Jess Christin

5/3/2021
What would vibrant living look like for you? Really - you might even take a moment to consider. How would you feel, act, and be if you remembered your vibrancy by tinkering with your environment? In this episode, Sam and Jess discuss how the outer environment can reflect the inner environment, working with difficult patterns, and how our inner landscape can impact our health. Jess Christin is a certified health coach, entrepreneur, and all-around badass. She focuses on empowering women...

Duration:00:53:21

Navigating the Stress Response

4/26/2021
Hey... how are you? How are you really? How have your stress levels been lately? This robust episode is packed with information about why stress exists, what it is, and how chronic stress can affect the mind-body-spirit connection. Samantha talks about understanding your stress triggers through somatic mindfulness, as well as ways to down-regulate your own nervous system (things like: technology breaks, nature baths, and more.) Learn more about Samantha and The Bright Life here. Samantha...

Duration:00:23:55

Bravery, Shame, and the Power of Storytelling with Shoshanna Raven

4/19/2021
Shoshanna is an embodied entrepreneur and leader, and the ways she talks about the power of vulnerability will have you considering: what areas of my life are out of alignment? What in my life am I turning away from, or avoiding? How could my life change if I walked forward bravely, without shame? Shoshanna and Sam dig into the corners of shame and shadow and how they are in service to being a whole, integrated human. This is truly not a conversation to miss. The topics covered range from...

Duration:00:38:07

Owning your Story through Trauma with Colleen Nelson

4/12/2021
How much do you interact with your trauma? Do you sit down with it to tea, or pretend it's not there? Do you understand it? Do you loathe it? Trauma-informed therapist Colleen Nelson is here to shift therapy into a space that's accessible, relatable, and with tools that help you address the deepest wounds of trauma. In this fascinating salve of a conversation, Samantha and Colleen discuss the spectrum of trauma, the context of "Big-T Trauma" and "little-t trauma," and complex trauma vs....

Duration:00:49:36

Sacred Self-Care with Jenny White

4/5/2021
To put it simply, Jenny White wears a lot of hats. She is a DJ, yoga teacher, designer, crystal dealer, and mama, to name just a few of them! In this conversation, Samantha and Jenny sit down to chat all things self-love and self-care. What does self-care look like for you? Are you aligned with your core values? Are you playing and experiencing pleasure every day? This conversation pulls apart the importance of self-care as a proactive practice, instead of what we resort to as a result of...

Duration:00:43:10

Chronic Illness and Becoming Your Divine CEO with Michelle Etchison

3/29/2021
Life is magnificent, and it's also super messy. Michelle Etchison is a master of holding both the joy and the discomfort because she's experienced firsthand that liberation and freedom live outside of our comfort zone. In this beautiful conversation, Michelle and Samantha talk about the potential for collective healing when we heal on an individual level, the nuance of transformative cycles, and ways to define ourselves outside of the challenges and difficulties of our lives. Michelle is a...

Duration:00:50:27

Eco-Conscious Leadership with Kara Armstrong

3/22/2021
Kara Armstrong's story is pretty fantastic. During a time in her life when she was managing health issues, she discovered how much in our lives can make us sick; and, how there's a direct correlation between how we take care of ourselves and how we take care of other world. That was the catalyst for her business, The Conscious Merchant, whose mission is to help you make safer and more sustainable choices for your home and family. Eco-conscious living is a lifestyle choice. And in this...

Duration:00:50:47

5 Steps to Honor the Spring Equinox

3/15/2021
The Spring Equinox is upon us! Can you feel the freshness, the promise of something new that this season blows in? In a few days, we will arrive at a point where the sun and the moon spend the exact same amount of time in the sky, pointing to themes of balance. In this special solo episode, Samantha further unpacks those themes to help you gain a better, embodied understanding of the potency of this time of year. Then, she offers five tangible ways you can make this transition to Spring...

Duration:00:12:28

Embodying the Divine with Nina Petruzzo

3/8/2021
How much time do you spend in your body? Do you lead with your mind or your heart? Nina Petruzzo is an embodiment coach for female entrepreneurs, and she generously shares incredible nuggets of wisdom about the potent practice of embodiment. She and Samantha discuss how women can come home to themselves through embodiment practices, the role embodiment plays in female leadership, and the often-messy and uncomfortable work of getting there. They also talk about how these practices create a...

Duration:01:04:05

Self Sabotage and Embodied Manifestation with Beth Clayton

3/1/2021
Beth Clayton and Samantha talk shop: embodiment, creation, the divine feminine, and more. Beth's superpower is pulling the major (and sometimes heady) concepts of manifestation and embodiment into language that is accessible and inspiring. What does manifestation mean to you? Beth brings in the world of the body and helps you understand the discernment of your body, how manifestation can meet you where you are, and to follow the clues that life is always dropping to you. You'll walk away...

Duration:00:55:00

Conscious Leadership, Healing, and Cleansing with Jo Schaalman

2/22/2021
Jo Schaalman is an expert in healing and recovery. A lifelong athlete, she sustained serious injuries when, as a teenager, she was t-boned by a semi-truck during a cross-country bike tour. While grueling, her recovery process was also full of success, recovery, and healing that she so generously shares with us on this podcast - and the world. Her discoveries became key foundations of the Conscious Cleanse, which she and Samantha talk about in this episode. They also discuss healing as a...

Duration:00:47:15

Empath Leadership with Sarah Small

2/15/2021
Sarah Small is an author, coach, podcast host, and all-around badass entrepreneur that you will want to hear from. In this episode, she and Samantha discuss powerful female leadership, running a business during a global pandemic, and the importance of who you are. You'll leave this episode with a better, more embodied understanding of the word "empath," the ways empathy and sensitivity work in your life, and how to use empathy as a part of your toolbox of self-care. Sarah Small activates...

Duration:00:58:55

Self Love and Human Design with Shannon Keating

2/8/2021
Shannon Keating is an Empowerment Coach for Women & Teens who guides women around the world into deep self love, unwavering self trust, and awakened personal power. Her jam is supporting people in their relationships with themselves. In this episode, Shannon and Samantha discuss fully embodied self-love, the (sometimes arduous) process it takes to get there, and different modalities of support. Then, Shannon gives us a deep and generous peek into the world of Human Design, the main personal...

Duration:01:14:15