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Episode 018: Jennifer Pennell & finding fulfillment beyond the American Dream

About Jennifer: Jennifer is a play and meditation specialist sought after for her unique approach to personal growth. She helps women of all ages relearn how to play, as a way to improve vitality, unleash creativity, reduce anxiety and be present in their lives. Her 10 years of intense meditation studies coupled with 15 years as an executive search consultant working with Fortune 500 companies has helped her support over 150 clients reduce stress and anxiety in the bodies. Doing so has...


Episode 017: Amy Johnson & re-evaluating life's purpose

About Amy: Amy Johnson of AmyJ.co, has built her life and business on the belief that your path can be a casualty of your circumstance or championed by your convictions. Staying true to this belief, Amy reaffirms her commitment to her convictions daily. With a structured combination of holistic practice, curated organization, dedicated education and cultivated partnerships – she believes anyone can live a truly balanced and prosperous life. Facebook:...


Episode 016: Bunmi Akinnusotu & rediscovering her worth

About Bunmi: Bunmi Akinnusotu is a first-generation American who spent countless hours listening to her Nigerian relatives argue and debate world politics. Though born and raised in the rebel state of Rhode Island, the idea of a world outside of America has always been part of her consciousness and is the motivation behind her podcast, What in the World. She's got lots of degrees, worked for amazing organizations, and smiles at a dope Excel spreadsheet. Bunmi is a recovering collegiate...


Episode 015: Ashley Rainsbarger & breaking the cycle

About Ashley: Ashley Rainsbarger is The Curvy Happy Healthy Life Coach and creator of The Daily JAM. She helps women stop dieting and start using their inner wisdom to create a happy mind and a healthy body. She has a Master’s Degree in English Pedagogy and is certified in transformational Health and Life Coaching through the Health Coach Institute. Ashley reveals to her clients the power of self-connection and stretches them to go beyond their conceived physical, emotional, mental, and...


Episode 014: Katherine Pomerantz & changing her relationship with money

ABOUT KATHERINE: Katherine Pomerantz, an actress turned accountant, has capitalized on her artistic background to create a signature tax service for non-traditional entrepreneurs. Her financial expertise has been featured by Discover Card, Buzzfeed, and by self-made millionaire, Caitlin Pyle, on her Work At Home Heroes podcast. Katherine’s unique perspective on money allowed her to open her own accounting firm in less than a year with no previous financial experience. Now, her virtual firm...


Episode 013: Alys Sink & returning home for healing

About Alys: At 6am on August 12th, 2017, Alys' mother woke up fully paralyzed by an undiagnosed illness. Having just completed her Master's program, Alys soon found herself returning to her childhood home to care for her newly disabled mother. A survivor of domestic violence in her childhood, caring for her mother in their family home forced Alys to face the trauma of her past and the reality of her present. Six months later, scared but radically determined, Alys started her small business...


Episode 012: Amber Doll & moving forward no matter what

ABOUT AMBER: At 12 years old, Amber Doll's world changed when her mother passed away. The struggle to process the loss of her mother and to care for her family, led Amber to abusive relationships, sexual assaults, a teenage pregnancy, her daughter being taken away from her, anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Despite these challenges, she remains positive that she and each of us can actively build our best life. You can find Amber using the following links: Facebook:...


Episode 011: Samary Polnett & growing up in the midst of chaos

Samary is a children's author, speaker and coach. She is the owner of Path 2 Purpose + founder of Beauty is You, INC. Samary is a confidence + Mindset coach to moms, wives and other nurturing women of the world. She helps her clients achieve their goals + live a more fulfilled life without guilt. Through Beauty is You, INC. Samary is able empower, inspire + educate young girls, teens + women in the community to be more confident, connect with community leaders and learn to find happiness...


Episode 010: Heather Cameron & shifting gears in her career

Heather Cameron’s passion is to helps women entrepreneurs over 40, step into their entrepreneurial spirits and have thriving businesses. Heather’s practical approach helps women find their confidence and focus so they manage their time, maximize profitability, and achieve more by doing less. Heather is an engaging powerhouse who gives her audience a sense of confidence that “Yes I can Do It!” Heather is a Certified Executive/Business Coach and an expert facilitator. Heather has been self...


Episode 009: Emily Andrew & taking control of her eating disorder

Emily is a Pilates Teacher, Author and Mental Health Advocate. After an almost decade long battle with an eating disorder and mental illness that nearly took her life at the age of 21, Emily knew that she wanted to be part of the movement to free others - she works closely with clients to help heal their relationships with food, exercise and their bodies and is proud to speak out about her own experience in order to help others. Her book Stardust delves into her life with an eating...


Episode 008: Anna Lundberg & finding fulfillment one step at a time

Anna Lundberg is the founder of One Step Outside, where she helps people around the world build businesses and create a lifestyle that allows them an unimagined sense of freedom, flexibility and fulfillment. Since leaving her corporate job in 2013, she’s now reimagining what success looks like and she’s passionate about inspiring and supporting others to do the same. Website: https://onestepoutside.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onestepoutside Instagram:...

Episode 007: Cheryl Lee & being her own health advocate

About Cheryl: Clinical Somatic Educator ■ movement coach ■ yogini ■ pain educator ■ brain enthusiast ■ mindfulness student ■ nature lover ■ 🐈fan ■🔥lifelong learner ■ enabler Cheryl loves to learn and is fascinated by movement, pain and the nervous system. She has learned to overcome the suffering of her own pain with movement - both vigorous and slow - education about pain and the nervous system, self-awareness and mindset. She now helps empower others to self-efficacy. Where to find...


Episode 006: Karen Gruber & silencing her inner mean girl

Motherhood was the catalyst of change for Karen. In a great deal of emotional pain for most of her life – which stemmed from the rocky relationship with her own mother; she coped by engaging in multiple destructive behaviors. Realizing that she was destroying everything important to her, she knew something had to change. She was not the mom, wife or woman she wanted to be and she knew she was created to be so much more. In addition to her formal training; Karen's most meaningful learning...


Episode 005: Crystal Webster & transforming grief

Crystal knows all too well how life can go from cloud nine to sub-basement in the blink of an eye. After marrying her soul mate and spending 2 years living abroad, she and her husband returned home to start their family – and instantly became pregnant. Less than a week later, her beloved aunt and uncle were tragically killed. Crystal fell into a deep depression...but was also excited to welcome a new life into the world and bring some much-needed light into her family. At 32 weeks, during a...


Episode 004: Yvonne Lines & redefining success

Several years ago Yvonne switched from watching mindless TV, to reading self development and leadership books. Since then, her mindset has grown so much that she left her full-time job, started her own business, is now financially secure, can finally call herself a surfer, and toured Africa by motorbike. She's loving life and wants to share what she's learned. She's on a mission to give people the knowledge required to make smart choices and live a more fulfilled life. Yvonne is now a...


Episode 003: Anna Wilk & taking a leap of faith

Anna Wilk is a Mentor who works with women who are ready to concur their fears, build confidence and take their business and private life to the next level. She is currently working on online mastermind program and ultimately she wants to support women so they children grow into educated and confident adults. You can find Anna here: Website - https://annawilk.com/ Facebook - https://business.facebook.com/annawilkcom/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/annawilkcom/ Pinterest -...


Episode 002: Tracey Swainson & dealing with loss

Tracey Swainson is wife and fur baby mama, first and foremost. She's also an intuitive healer and mentor, passionate about supporting women who have experienced the emotional trauma of pregnancy loss and helping women connect with their inner strength and personal empowerment. She brings healing both to the spiritual and physical bodies through intimate, sacred, supportive one on one sessions. It was the emotional and spiritual healing of her own pregnancy loss experiences that fully birthed...


Episode 001: Tina Warren & a terminal diagnosis

Tina Warren is a natural intuitive Psychic, Medium, Reiki Master/Teacher, and Guide. She's always been very intuitive and naturally empathic, which led her into a very rewarding nursing career. She spent the last 15 years as a psychiatric nurse, but through a series of life-changing events, she felt a strong push to work for herself, eventually leading her to the work she does today. Tina now works with people from every corner of the world and has gained recognition for giving consistently...


Episode 000: What Embrace Your Destiny is all about

This is the introductory episode of the Embrace Your Destiny podcast. Hosted by Sandra Dawes, Certified Life Coach, Author and Speaker, she interviews women who have experienced a life altering moment in their life. These events may have knocked them out, but they got back up stronger than ever! Each guest will share her story of triumph over the trials and tribulations we all experience in one way or another in this journey called life. About the host: Sandra Dawes is a recovering...