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170: Life Through the Eyes of a Child Trapped in a Blind and Deaf Man’s Body: Interview with Kenny Tedford & Paul Smith
Jul 1 • 33 min
169: Challenge #3: Find the Lesson in Something that Doesn’t Go Your Way
Jun 17 • 33 min
Episode 169: Challenge #3: Find the Lesson in Something that Doesn’t Go Your WayWelcome Listeners to the Love Your Story podcast. Today’s episode is a part of a series where I am going into more detail on each of the challenges in my book - LIFE Living…
168: My Last Bad Day – the SHIFT – Interview Michael O’Brien
Jun 3 • 42 min
Episode 168: My Last Bad Day - The SHIFT - Interview Michael O’Brien On the morning of July 11, 2001, Michael O’Brien, an avid cyclist, was riding his bicycle on a New Mexico road when an SUV hit him head-on going 40 mph. The crushing accident left him…
167: Life Interrupted – Problems Call Forth our Courage and our Wisdom
May 20 • 34 min
Episode 166: Life Interrupted - Problems Call Forth our Courage and our WisdomScott Peck, author of The Road Less Traveled said, “Problems call forth our courage and our wisdom; indeed, they create our courage and our wisdom. It is only because of…
Episode166: Born to Succeed – Interview Braxton Nielsen
May 6 • 31 min
Episode166: Born to Succeed - Interview Braxton NielsenAugust 31, 2017 Braxton Nielsen was crushed and paralyzed by a bucking bronco in a rodeo in Filer, Idaho. Growing up his dad always told him he was born to succeed. Those comments created a mindset…
165 COVID 19 Survivor Story: Interview Matt Newey
Apr 22 • 26 min
Episode 165 COVID 19 Survivor Story:Interview Matt Newey Welcome to the Love Your Story podcast. Over the past month I’ve listened to a number of podcast hosts hop on and talk about their take regarding COVID 19 and the Coronavirus. I’m almost sick of…
164: 23-Day Alaskan Wilderness Survival: Interview – Tyson Steele
Apr 8 • 35 min
Episode 164: 23-Day Alaskan Wilderness Survival: Interview - Tyson SteeleHis last semester of grad school Tiberius Steele lived in his car. When the university revoked all the grad student teaching scholarships he was forced to find a way to continue on…
163 - Challenge #2: Clutter Edited
Mar 25 • 37 min
Episode 163 Challenge #2 Clutter Edited: Interview: Ashley Stuart Ta Da! Introducing a set of episodes that are going to get into detail on each of the 21 challenges in the book L.I.F.E - Living Intentional and Fearless Everyday - the 21 Life Connection…
162: The Mental Edge: How to Perform at our Highest Levels – Interview Jeff Meyer
Mar 11 • 36 min
Episode 162: The Mental Edge: How to Perform at our Highest Levels - Interview Jeff MeyerWe all do something. Are you a parent, a lawyer, an actress, a podcaster, a Realtor, a soccer player, a sales person, a teacher, a socialite? Whatever it is YOU do,…
161 The Power of the Human Soul – Interview: Todd Sylvester
Feb 26 • 44 min
Episode 161 The Power of the Human Soul - Interview: Todd Sylvester Today let’s gather around the technological campfire and hear the story of Todd Sylvester, addict turned inspiration. How does our hero come to be addicted to drugs and alcohol as a teen…
160 How Being a Hostage Set Her Mind Free – Interview: Jo Marie Taylor
Feb 12 • 34 min
Episode 160 How Being a Hostage Set Her Mind Free - Interview: Jo Marie Taylor There are moments in our lives that change us – become defining moments because they challenge what we thought we knew and make us think about things differently. On 2 August…
159 The Art of Working with the Cards You’re Dealt: Interview Erik Jensen
Jan 29 • 26 min
Episode 159 The Art of Working with the Cards You’re Dealt - Interview: Erik Jensen Each of us are dealt a deck of cards, so to speak, when we are born onto this planet. This deck includes where we are born, the family we are born into, the culture,…
158 A Healthy Relationship to Fear: Interview Kristen Ulmer
Jan 15 • 31 min
Episode 158 A Healthy Relationship to Fear: Interview with Kristen Ulmer Welcome to the Love Your Story podcast. Let’s face the fear. Kristen Ulmer is a thought leader on fear and anxiety who draws from her tenure as the most fearless woman extreme skier…
157 What If Nothing Is Wrong With You?
Jan 1 • 17 min
Episode 157 What if Nothing is Wrong with You? Happy 2020 my people! I know the new year is all about resolutions and what we can do to improve just a bit, and there’s plenty of time for that, but what do you think of the idea that we are pretty darn…
156 The Gift of Presence: Interview Rachel Reist
Dec 18, 2019 • 31 min
Episode 156 The Gift of Presence: Interview Rachel ReistOnce upon a time in a land of bounty there lived a woman who knew the difference between a Christmas present and Christmas Presence. She was one of only a few who had slowed down enough to think…
155 The Power of Flaws – Interview with Chantel Soumis
Dec 4, 2019 • 40 min
Episode 155 The Power of Flaws - Interview with Chantel Soumis Augusten Burroughts said, “I, myself, am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.” I love this quote because it is a simple statement of our beautiful individuality and…
154: 2nd Annual Stories of Appreciation: Giving Thanks
Nov 20, 2019 • 20 min
What is the appreciation challenge? Last year in episode 62 we had the 1st Stories of Appreciation episode where I asked specific people to identify someone in their lives who was under-appreciated and to show them profound appreciation, and then to share…
153 Climb Every Mountain: the quest to do hard things – Interview David Roskelly
Nov 6, 2019 • 38 min
Sitting atop the world at 29,029 feet elevation is not something everyone has on their bucket list, but David Roskelley had a whole lot more than just that day in 2013 on top of Everest. He also summited the other 8 highest peaks on the 7 continents, as…
152 What Do You Love About YOUR Life Story?
Oct 23, 2019 • 21 min
Episode 152 What Do You Love About YOUR Life Story? Welcome back to the Love Your Story Podcast. Today we are talking about what you love about your life story. I walked the streets, with microphone in hand, of Salt Lake City, Utah to find out what people…
151 Finding Your Way to Healing: Interview Bethany Wallace
Oct 9, 2019 • 45 min
As we share stories around the technological campfire sometimes it seems the main tale is about the character who causes the harm and their path to destruction or learning. But there is also the other side of the story. The story of the victims, those…
150: The Happiness Guru Is In: Interview with Andy Proctor
Sep 25, 2019 • 42 min
Who doesn’t want to be happy? When you ask someone what they want in life, the most common answer is “to be happy.” Often the idea of happiness is considered one of chance, luck, or the blessed, but the truth is that your happiness depends only upon the…
149 How is Your Life Like a Fairytale?
Sep 11, 2019 • 24 min
Once upon a time, there was you…. And then what happened? Tune in to hear what people on the street said when I asked them how their life was like a fairytale
148 Keys to Courage: Interview with Amy Perkins
Aug 28, 2019 • 28 min
Today I’m interviewing Amy Perkins, whose platform is the Keys to Courage. Tune in to learn from a lady who has learned to manifest powerfully, and let’s see if we can find some keys for writing the life story we want to live for ourselves.
147 Both Sides of the Story: Inside Adoption – Interview with Cherie Burton and Wendy Toomer
Aug 14, 2019 • 45 min
Episode 147 Both Sides of the Story: Inside Adoption – Interview with Cherie Burton and Wendy Toomer When Cherie Burton was 25 she got pregnant and was abandoned by the father. Her decision to adopt out her baby daughter was accompanied by all the birth…
146 Carpooling With Death: Finding Peace in Loss – Interview Margaret Meloni
Jul 31, 2019 • 44 min
We’ve all heard the saying that “death is a part of life,” but that doesn’t soften the blow of loss or drive away our fears of the unknown. Author Margaret Meloni lost her father, mother, and husband within2 years of each other and found that by using her…
145 The Power of Story to Parent and Sell: Interview with Paul Smith
Jul 17, 2019 • 44 min
Paul Smith is in the house! Leading expert on how to use stories to parent, sell and excel in the business world. You won’t want to miss this conversation with the author of three best-selling books on how to use story. Story power serves you best when…
144 Novelty: Keeping Life Interesting
Jul 3, 2019 • 13 min
Bored? Been doing a lot of the same things lately? Talking to a lot of the same people? Dealing with the same old problems? The solution is novelty. Join us for the discussion on why we MUST have novelty in our lives to keep it fun, productive and…
143 Suicide Panel: “Stay in Your Body” Part 2
Jun 19, 2019 • 36 min
Today is Part 2 of the Suicide Panel Discussion. This panel is made up of powerful influencers, and I must admit, just when I thought I knew what one of them was going to say, they surprised me with a different insight. I put together this panel because…
142 Suicide Panel: “Stay in Your Body”
Jun 5, 2019 • 50 min
We all know those feelings of disconnect, alienation and even hopelessness. These are common human emotions. But what is happening that has propelled the idea of taking your own life as a possible solution? Current suicide rates have been referred to as…
141 Healing Body and Mind: Interview Amanda Grow – Part 2
May 29, 2019 • 29 min
Join us for Part 2 of the Amanda Grow story. Did you know that the United States has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world? Because severe childbirth complications have become very rare, it is easy to forget that childbirth can be…
140 Healing Body and Mind: Interview Amanda Grow – Part 1
May 22, 2019 • 26 min
Did you know that the United States has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world? Because severe childbirth complications have become very rare, it is easy to forget that childbirth can be life-threatening. Amanda Grow, a wife, and…
139 Speak Your Truth – with Guest Co-Host Laurann Turner
May 15, 2019 • 28 min
Episode 139 Speak Your Truth – with Guest Co-Host Laurann Turner Welcome to the Love Your Story podcast. Today is episode 2 with co-host LaurannTurner on deck for another imporatnt LIFE hack conversation. Your hosts are: Lori Lee – author of LIFE – Living…
138 You See What You Look For – with Guest Co-Host Laurann Turner
May 8, 2019 • 17 min
Life Hack: You will see what you look for. If you want to be happy, look at the things that make you happy because those are the things that will then be magnified. If you’re focusing on what’s wrong instead of what’s right, the wrong becomes magnified in…
137 Interview Christine McAlister: The Crossroads – Which path does your story take?
May 1, 2019 • 28 min
Have you ever had something really horrible happen in your life, and you came to the understanding that your story could go one of two ways – you could hide, wallow, wear the cloak of victimhood, lose yourself in the sadness or self-loathing or…
136 Am I Worthy of Happiness? Love? Being Treated Well?
Apr 24, 2019 • 35 min
Episode 136 Am I Worthy of Happiness? Love? Being Treated Well? In 1992 Wayne’s World came out. A silly show about 2 slacker friends who are trying to promote their cable show. One of their famous cult lines is “We’re not worthy.” They would sing out this…
135 Divorce Panel
Apr 17, 2019 • 43 min
Marriage and divorce are both common experiences in our culture. Ninety percent of people get married by the time they are 50, and 40-50% end up divorced. None of us get married with the intention of getting divorced, so traversing this slippery mountain…
134 Living Intentional and Fearless Every day
Apr 10, 2019 • 30 min
Episode 134 Living Intentional and Fearless Every day Eleanor Roosevelt said, “in the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.” In other…
133 Interview Emily and Erik Orton – Seven at Sea: What Could Go Right?
Apr 3, 2019 • 42 min
Erik Orton worked a temp job night shift in a cubicle in Manhattan to help provide for his wife and their five children, the youngest with Down Syndrome. Erik watched the sailboats on the Hudson River during his breaks and dared to dream that life could…
132 Interview Rebecca Cookston – Deviate
Mar 27, 2019 • 27 min
What does it mean to deviate? In the book Deviate, the Science of Seeing Differently, by Beau Lotto, he discusses the idea of looking at things differently in order to get different results. The word deviate is more about choosing what not to look at, in…
131 Interview Katie Lee- It’s Inspirational Music Time
Mar 20, 2019 • 29 min
Today’s episode is an inspirational music treat. Tune in for 3 original songs from the singer/songwriter Katie Lee and let her music buoy your day. You might even want to get the free download and become her regular fan. We’ll talk about her process of…
130 Believe. Believe. Believe: A Few Words on Living with Faith
Mar 13, 2019 • 24 min
Do we ever know our way forward, completely? I seldom do. I’m always walking one step further into the darkness hoping it’s the right direction. When we are trying new things and taking risks – living into possibility, this is the landscape. What does it…
129 Interview Emma Houston: Your Fierceness-Own it! Live it!
Mar 6, 2019 • 33 min
What does it mean to accept your own fierce beauty? What does it look like to face cancer with faith in your journey? Emma Houston was appointed in 2016 as Diversity and Inclusion Director by mayor Ben McAdams for the Salt Lake County’s Office of…
128: Let’s Talk about Stress Baby
Feb 27, 2019 • 14 min
What if stress isn’t what you’ve always thought it was? I’m going to start today’s discussion with some scientific research and then we’re going to hear from folks like the Dalai Lama and Marcus Aurelius, and when we’re done, you just might see things a…
127 Interview Laurann Turner: Every Single Day
Feb 20, 2019 • 48 min
Laurann Turner is the author of Every Single Day. Every Single Day we create the next page in our story. Every single day we choose how to live and what thoughts to let dominate our minds. Every Single Day we create or destroy, we hide or we throw the…
126 The Dating Challenge: 35 Dates for Her 35th Birthday – Interview with Katie Houston
Feb 13, 2019 • 59 min
Katie Houston is a thirty-something high school choir teacher who woke up early in the morning a couple days before her 35th birthday and spontaneously set a crazy goal: She was going on 35 dates in 3 months using social media to help connect her with new…
125 Interview David Hutchens: Using Story to Create Connection
Feb 6, 2019 • 37 min
My interview today is with David Hutchens, the author of Circle of the 9 Muses: A Storytelling Field Guide for Innovators and Meaning Makers, and is creator of the Learning Fables — a book series that uses narrative and metaphor to illustrate principles…
124 Hope – A Light in the Dark
Jan 30, 2019 • 18 min
You don’t get out of bed in the morning without hope. We have hope in many things. Hope in God, hope in family, hope our efforts will bear fruit, hope we’ll find that perfect someone, hope we’ll overcome a sickness, hope that life holds beauty, hope the…
123 Interview Jeff Soelberg: Losing a Hand – Giving a Hand
Jan 23, 2019 • 48 min
Today I bring Jeff Soelberg to the table. He’s just your average middle age guy whose life changed for the better on July 6, 2016, when he lost 3 of his fingers in a work accident and severely damaged his wrist. Over 8 months and 6 surgeries, hundreds of…
122 Interview Madeleine Black: Gang Rape and the Ultimate Act of Courage
Jan 16, 2019 • 22 min
Today’s story is dark. This is the first story shared on the podcast about rape. Violently gang-raped when she was thirteen years old, and raped three more times before the age of eighteen, Madeleine has experienced more trauma in her life than most ever…
121 The Iron Cowboy – Interview with James Lawrence: What is your Impossible?
Jan 9, 2019 • 33 min
What is YOUR impossible? What boundaries have you set for yourself for how far you can go? It’s commonly acknowledged that we set our own limits, and this idea of redefining impossible got really serious with today’s guest James Lawrence, aka the Iron…
120 Finding Joy – Those 5-Star Moments
Jan 2, 2019 • 14 min
Today’s episode is about JOY! Men and women are that they might have joy and there is a simple way to find it. It’s all about paying attention to the in-between moments in our stories because that’s where the magic happens. Stay tuned for this quick…
119 Best of 2018
Dec 26, 2018 • 30 min
It’s the last episode of 2018 and I started this episode out wanting to do the BEST OF 2018, but realized as I surveyed the shows that if I did that it would be a VERY long episode, so my editor and I, pulled numbers at random to do a year-end review.…
118 Mitchell’s Story – A Father’s Story of Losing His Child to Muscular Dystrophy
Dec 19, 2018 • 33 min
As we gather around the technology campfire and tell our stories, one of the stories we hope we never have to tell is one of losing a child. Of all the fears and tragedies, this one ranks in the top heartbreaks. Today, my interview with Chris Jones is a…
117 Interview Donna Marino – My Dad Died on 9-11 in the Twin Towers
Dec 12, 2018 • 47 min
We all know of the tragedy of 9-11, you probably remember where you were at when you heard the news. Today I interview Donna Marino, a woman whose father, an electrician in the twin-towers, passed away on that fateful and terrible day. She takes us inside…
116 The Key to Your Super Self – How your Stories unlock your Power
Dec 5, 2018 • 41 min
The Key to Your Super Self was originally an audio/e-book to help people become aware of the stories they tell themselves and how those stories either unlock their superpowers of self-love, faith and belief in our own possibility, or how those stories are…
115 Interview Sara Dean: A Story of the Struggle with Infertility
Nov 28, 2018 • 39 min
Have you or someone you know struggled with infertility? Sara Dean – the creator and host of the popular podcast the Shameless Mom Academy, tells us her story of infertility, going through the emotional process of combating infertility, and the life…
114 Law of the Harvest
Nov 21, 2018 • 24 min
Welcome to the Love Your Story podcast. One of my favorite sayings is “Tomorrow Begins Today.” I have the saying, torn from a magazine, stuck with one lone magnet to the front of my fridge. I look at it every day because it reminds me that what I am doing…
113 Remembering Kylee Bruce: Tips on dealing with Loss and Grief
Nov 14, 2018 • 50 min
Kylee Bruce was killed in a car wreck. She was carrying her boyfriend’s child and as he came upon the scene to inquire about who was involved in the wreck, the police surrounded him as they discovered who he was looking for. They knew she had been killed…
112 Death by Prescription: The Opioid Crisis
Nov 7, 2018 • 60 min
In 2009 Darlene Schultz’s 18-year-old son went to his doctor to get something for the pain for his degenerative back disease. He had just gotten a job at Home Depot and needed to control his pain so he could work. He came home with oxi-cotton. After 4…
111 Zombies
Oct 31, 2018 • 54 min
Today is Halloween and so it’s appropriate I bring to you a story steeped in the bizarre and spooky. Today we speak of zombies. Not in theory, but it reality. Join me for a trip to Haiti and a dive into voodoo, magic, and the bizarre reality of real life…
110 The Art of Allowing – Interview with Jamie Lerner
Oct 24, 2018 • 43 min
Today we are talking about the Art of Allowing. In my interview today with Jamie Lerner, co-author of the book The Ever-Loving Essence of You, and a past well-being-therapist, we will be discussing the joys and freedom to move about the world without…
109 An Inside Look at Suicide-Interview Megan Borquin
Oct 17, 2018 • 52 min
Megan was born and raised in Michigan. Her upbringing was far from typical. She grew up with a father in prison and a family with enough trauma to last a lifetime. She battled with anxiety, depression, and PTSD. When she was 16 she started self-harming,…
108 Interview Jodi Orgill Brown: The Sun Still Shines – Surviving a brain tumor
Oct 10, 2018 • 44 min
Today’s story is about a woman’s heartbreaking beautiful journey. At first blush, it’s hard to see how someone could reframe a non-operable brain tumor wrapped around the brain stem, the paralysis of the right side of her face, and on-going headaches,…
107 Interview with Heidi Totten – What is YOUR Kenya?
Oct 3, 2018 • 39 min
Today we are talking about how awesome it is that we get to take underwear for granted, and how one woman is at the hub of creating underwear for women in Kenya who may have never had underwear – and most certainly do NOT take it for granted. But it’s a…
106 Wendy Yellen: Move Through the Things that Stop You, to get to the Next Level
Sep 26, 2018 • 61 min
Wendy Yellen was named one of the international top 3 transformation experts in her field. She works in the field of Eidetic Imagery where she supports people of heart and integrity around the world to live a full, passionate, successful and unshackled…
105 We All Know Fear
Sep 19, 2018 • 30 min
We all know fear. We’ve come up short as the fear of rejection stopped us from being vulnerable with someone, or stopped us from creating a relationship, or stopped us from sharing ourselves or an idea. We’ve known the fear of failure as we’ve…
104 Interview Taunia Dawn Terry – Part 2: There Is a Price to Pay for Freedom and Joy
Sep 12, 2018 • 51 min
Join us for Part 2 of this 2-part interview series with Taunia Dawn Terry, a survivor of a satanic ritual, 5 abusive marriages, and the powerful story of saying “this shit stops here!” This woman shows us her path to awakening, exploring, choosing and…
103 Interview Taunia Dawn Terry – Part 1: There Is a Price to Pay for Freedom and Joy
Sep 5, 2018 • 39 min
My interview with Taunia Dawn Terry is one that involves one hell of a story, but spoiler alert, it ends with a woman who has beautiful spiritual gifts of intuition and healing. This two-part series includes a story of living through a Satanic ritual,…
102 Stories from the Academy Drum and Bugle Corps.
Aug 29, 2018 • 32 min
Academy Drum and Bugle Corps Is a world-class professional marching band out of Tempe Arizona. Today’s episode is a group interview with some of these impressive and talented young musicians as we sat out on the field after they finished up a 10-hour…
101 The Kjars: Part 3 – 50 States in 52 Weeks Concludes
Aug 22, 2018 • 36 min
Join us for episode 3 with the Kjars - the family traveling around the country in their motor home and covering 50 states in 52 weeks. This is the final stage of their year-long journey. Where did the end up with things? Did they regret selling their…
100 The Mentor: We’re all in this Together
Aug 15, 2018 • 18 min
You’ll want to tune in today because nobody does this thing called LIFE on their own. We need each other. It’s why the MENTOR is such an important archetype in the story formula and in the stories of our lives. Today we’re going to start a discussion…
99 Interview with Dan Davis: Stories that Stir
Aug 8, 2018 • 41 min
Today I have Dan Davis, the owner and creator of Stiry – stories that stir, with me today. He and his team have told video stories of over 60 individuals and organizations from around the world. From the everyday Joe to the billion dollar CEO, each and…
98 Interview Talie Davis Weir: Uncovering and Acknowledging the Masterpiece You Already Are
Aug 1, 2018 • 46 min
Welcome to the Love Your Story podcast! Where I get to interview people with amazing life stories. Where we discuss tools for living our best life stories, and really often we get both at the same time. Today I bring you Talie Davis Weir from Ohio. She is…
97 Interview with the von Niederhauserns: Living and Giving on Your Own Terms
Jul 25, 2018 • 37 min
The VonNeiderhausern family consists of Rachel the mother, Steve the father and six children ages 14 – 4 months. Steve and Rachel have a very powerful way of living – on purpose. They say that sometimes it feels a little weird to buck the cultural norms…
96 Interview with Mark Shurtleff: A Tornado of Trials – When the Other Shoe Drops
Jul 18, 2018 • 48 min
Today you are joining me for an interview with Mark Shurtleff the former three term Utah Attorney General. In June of 2014 Mark was charged with bribery and corruption charges as the Attorney General. His home was raided by the FBI and as the next two…
95 The BAD-ASS BROAD
Jul 11, 2018 • 7 min
Stephanie St Clair wrote a blog post called the Bad Ass Broad. It has received a lot of attention and downloads, but when I read it I liked it because there were so many powerful statements that I either connected with or wanted to embody. Today’s episode…
94 Interview with Tabitha Trent: We Can Do Hard Things
Jul 4, 2018 • 39 min
You are tuning in today for the story of Tabitha Trent – a young married woman with a 2-year-old daughter who was diagnosed with stage III Colon Cancer in January 2017. We talk about her journey of finding your grit, doing hard things, and helping others…
93 What is a Herald? Who or What is Calling You into the Great Adventures of Your Life?
Jun 27, 2018 • 16 min
The Hero’s Journey has a specific plot structure, but it also has a repeating cast of characters, known as character archetypes. Archetypes tell us the role a character plays in the story. Thinking about the characters in your story – or the people in…
92 Interview with Carmel Clermont: Mother to the Masses
Jun 20, 2018 • 35 min
Carmel Clermont is a Haitian woman who was raised by her aunt in Haiti until she was 15 years old. She finally joined her parents in the US in 1986. She went to high school, and to college, got married and had 5 children, inherited 5 stepchildren and…
91 Creating Your Life on Purpose (Guest Interview with Taylor Proctor)
Jun 13, 2018 • 26 min
Every choice, every action creates ripples, creates responses, closes doors, open doors, hurts, helps, generates energy and creates your future. Will you start off choosing actions that make YOUR soul sing, or create love? Will you fight off fear that may…
90 Your Origin Story: Where are you from? (Guest interview with Will Schaub)
Jun 6, 2018 • 25 min
An origin story tells where you’re from and how you got to the place you are now. It often shows your journey of learning and thus helps others know you better, trust you more, and comprehend how they want to interact with you. Spiderman’s origin story is…
89 Random Acts of Kindness – Boots on the Ground
May 30, 2018 • 22 min
Random Acts of Kindness are a thing. There are groups, websites, and people who rally others to get out and focus on acts of kindness and the creation of goodness and service on purpose. It’s a life story tool for creating good things in your story. I am…
88 Defining our Personal Values: Do you have Stories?
May 23, 2018 • 22 min
When a business defines its values it determines what it wants its governing value system to be with customers and employees. When we set our own personal value system it’s very similar. Actively choosing the values you wish to create your life around can…
87 Interview with Jen Faber: How to Live More in 3 Months than you have in 3 Years
May 16, 2018 • 55 min
What does a successful life look and feel like to you? For everyone, it’s going to be a little different. For Dr. Jen Faber, my guest today, she had built a six-figure wellness practice and was a thought leader in her industry, but despite all she had…
86 Interview with Jennifer Anderson: 3 a.m. with God
May 9, 2018 • 38 min
Have you ever woken up at approximately 3:00 a.m. in the morning? It’s weird. For years I would wake up between 3:00- 4:00 a.m. and often at exactly the same minute regardless of when I went to bed. This went on for so long that I started to think it was…
85 Interview Dr. Brenda Kelleher-Flight: Life is a Reflection of Thought
May 2, 2018 • 30 min
Brenda is the author of ”Time to Forgive and Forget” a certified professional coach, and a qualified mediator. She is known for helping individuals and teams create their story and focus on what they want. There are no mistakes in her world; there are…
84 Healing Our Stories
Apr 25, 2018 • 29 min
Healing is a cyclical event. We don’t do it once. We do it over and over. As I ponder on this topic I think about all the people I have interviewed – people who have lost children to hiking accidents, car accidents, suicide. People who have lost spouses…
83 Interview Wendy Garrett – Life is Tough, but I’m Tougher
Apr 18, 2018 • 43 min
Wendy Garrett was a lifetime gymnast and gymnastics coach until an auto accident in Bermuda left her left leg paralyzed. Tune in for her story and her process of learning to trust God, his timing, and his bigger picture for us. Life is tough, but I am…
82: Hearing From Those Inside the 21-Day Challenge
Apr 11, 2018 • 23 min
The 21-Day Challenge launched in January and I wanted to give you a peek into what the challenge has been creating for those who have jumped on the bandwagon and accepted the challenge. Today’s episode contains stories from four of the 21-Day Challenge…
81 Relative Race: Interview with the host Dan Debenham -Reality TV Helping People Find Family
Apr 4, 2018 • 34 min
Today I’m sitting at Roots Tech, the genealogy tradeshow at the Salt Palace in the capital of Utah, Salt Lake City. Dan Debenham, the host of the popular and highly acclaimed reality TV show Relative Race, and I, are sitting inside a bright lime green…
80 Interview with Diane Butterfield – Part 2: You Can’t Choose What Happens to You, but You Can Choose How You Respond
Mar 28, 2018 • 46 min
Welcome to the Love Your Story podcast. Today is episode 80, which ends a 2-part series of interviews with Diane Butterfield. So far in her story we’ve learned of her infertility, the creation of her family, the loss of two of her children and the…
79 Interview with Diane Butterfield: Part 1 – You Can’t Choose What Happens to You, but You Can Choose How You Respond
Mar 21, 2018 • 35 min
Diane Butterfield’s story wracked my heart. A woman who lives in Northern Utah with a sign on her fridge that says “Fair is something you go to in the fall.” If anyone feels life has treated them unfairly, listen in to Diane’s story for a staggering dose…
78 Interview Ganel-Lyn Condie-Trust the Process
Mar 14, 2018 • 48 min
Ganel-Lyn Condie has a talk out on CD called You Are Already Walking on Water, and a new book coming out called You Are More Than Enough, if that’s all I knew about Ganel-Lyn I’d definitely want to talk to her, because I love the people who celebrate our…
77 Interview with Mark Asquith – BUSINESS – Origin Stories: The past defining the future
Mar 7, 2018 • 31 min
Every story has a life, and every life has a story. Today on the Love Your Story podcast I bring to you Mark Asquith, from England, successful entrepreneur also known as the Hot Dog kid. Why do I bring this up – the incident with the hot dog? Because it’s…
76 Body Talk – Stories from the Inner Critic
Feb 28, 2018 • 34 min
Looking in the mirror has for many, become one of the most uncomfortable things we do. Uncomfortable because the minute we do the inner critic hammers away. It’s universal. You’re not alone. Criticizing the physical form we each inhabit is a rampant and…
75 The Search for Annie Schmidt: Part 3
Feb 21, 2018 • 28 min
On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 Annie Schmidt, daughter of Jon Schmidt, famous for his piano playing in the Piano Guys, and Michelle Schmidt, was reported missing. Over the next month, hundreds of people and search dogs embarked on what became an ordeal…
74 The Search for Annie Schmidt: Part 2
Feb 14, 2018 • 29 min
On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 Annie Schmidt, daughter of Jon Schmidt, famous for his piano playing in the Piano Guys, and Michelle Schmidt, was reported missing. Over the next month, hundreds of people and search dogs embarked on what became an ordeal…
73 The Search for Annie Schmidt: Part 1
Feb 7, 2018 • 28 min
On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 Annie Schmidt, daughter of Jon Schmidt, famous for his piano playing in the Piano Guys, and Michelle Schmidt, was reported missing. Over the next month, hundreds of people and search dogs embarked on what became an ordeal…
72 What Is A Threshold Guardian? What Blocks Your Forward Progress?
Jan 31, 2018 • 14 min
Have you ever been blocked in life? You’re cruising along, headed toward your goal or something you want, and BAM, something challenges you? Of course, you have! It’s a part of everyday life. So, let’s talk about a perspective shift here on this topic -…
71 A Story about Zimbabwe, Three Professional Golfers, and a Whole Lotta Love
Jan 24, 2018 • 22 min
This story starts with Reeve, a coach on the professional women’s European golf tour, who in 1996 was walking through the children’s ward in a hospital in Zimbabwe. As she walked through the ward she met a 12-year-old girl who had been blinded when she…
70 Sharing Stories to Create Understanding
Jan 17, 2018 • 20 min
The stories that make up our lives are the building blocks, that when put together, explain, in large part, who we are because they illustrate the paths we’ve walked and the decisions we’ve made or not made. When these stories are shared we open the doors…
69 Interview with Ben Amos from Engage with Story – BUSINESS – Using Video Strategically
Jan 10, 2018 • 25 min
Are you using video to market your business? Are you implimenting strategy around those videos? Today we embark on a business episode in our interview with Ben Amos from Austrailia. Ben is a passionate online video strategist and the host of Engage with…
68: Kick Off 2018 with the 21-Day Challenge
Jan 3, 2018 • 10 min
Love Your Story was created to help people realize that their life stories are within their control. A platform for ideas and tools that help us shape our life stories and create them on purpose with more joy, love, satisfaction, or whatever you want to…
67 Habits – Breaking Bad: 3 Steps to Reprogramming your Habits
Dec 27, 2017 • 23 min
What is a new year if not a time to create resolutions, feel crappy when we don’t really keep them, and then create stories in our minds about how we never follow through! Yay – happy new year and welcome back to the habit of attempting a new start toward…
66 Interview with Shannon Happe: 2-Time Olympic Medalist: Mental Stories for Success
Dec 19, 2017 • 30 min
Shannon Happe Interview – A discussion on the mental stories we need to take us to over-the-top success. Welcome back to the next episode in Love Your Story interview land. Have you ever watched the Olympics and wondered what it takes to be one of these…
65 Interview with Annadel Lemon: Take Back Your Power
Dec 12, 2017 • 32 min
When Annadel was 15 years old her father shot her mother and then killed himself in a tragedy that certainly created a difficult story for Annadel. Instead of letting her story hold her back Annadel, “The Freedom Warrior,” instead decided to use her…
64 Interview with Emily Chipman – BUSINESS – Managing the Stories Others Have About US
Dec 6, 2017 • 23 min
Is it important to address or manage the stories other people have about us? Is it even possible to change the stories others have about us? Today I interview Emily Chipman, an impressive and talented woman and executive coach of CEO of Rusman Consulting.…
63 – One Warm Coat: Keeping the World Warm One Coat at a Time
Nov 29, 2017 • 21 min
As we round our way toward the holiday season I wanted to interview a person or group who were doing some good in the world. In 2015 USA Today reported that cold kills 20 times more people than heat does, and an article in 2016 by Climate Depot claims…
62 Stories of Appreciation: Giving Thanks
Nov 22, 2017 • 21 min
Episode 62 Stories of Appreciation: Giving Thanks I read a quote once that said, “A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected.” I’m not sure who said it, but I know this is true because of how I feel when someone shows…
61 Interview with the Kjars from 50×52: Update on their Travels Around the US
Nov 15, 2017 • 29 min
In episode 45 we spoke with the Kjar family (Matt, Lindsay and their 4 kids) as they were in the first few months of their trip, via travel trailer, around the United States of America to see what makes us united. Their children get to shadow other…
60 Interview with Tammy Johnson and the Tragic Death of her Son – A Choice of Perspective
Nov 8, 2017 • 19 min
In 2016 a dear friend of mine went through an event that many deem to be the worst thing we can experience. The loss of a child. When I first saw the post on Facebook – the fastest way for news to travel these days – I was in utter disbelief. I couldn’t…
59 Focus on Your Awesome – Run YOUR Race
Nov 1, 2017 • 14 min
We are all familiar with the saying that what we focus on is magnified. The things we spend our time thinking about become a reality for us, so why might I ask, do we so often focus on our weaknesses, the things we don’t feel like we’re good at? Let’s…
58 Interview with Mina Guli – 7 Deserts Run and the 6 Rivers Run
Oct 25, 2017 • 35 min
After being pushed into a swimming pool and receiving a back injury where the doctors told her she would never be able to run again. Mina Guli could have used this as an excuse to define her life with limitations and boundaries defined by victimhood.…
57 Interview: Annie MacWilliams – Triple Crown Through Hiker: AT, PCT, and Continental Divide Trail
Oct 18, 2017 • 28 min
Today I interview a triple crown through-hiker - What’s a triple crown through-hiker? It’s someone who hikes the three longest trails in the United States - the Appalachian Trail (2165 miles), the Pacific Crest Trail (2650 miles), and the Continental…
56 Interview: Access Fund National Conservation Team – Climbing the Nose of El Cap
Oct 11, 2017 • 29 min
Interview: Access Fund National Conservation Team – Climbing the Nose of El Cap The Access Fund is a non-profit committed to protecting climbing access and the integrity of America’s outdoor rock climbing areas. They face issues like loss of areas as…
55 Interview with the Higgenbotham Brothers – Paddle Boarding the West Coast of the U.S.
Oct 4, 2017 • 20 min
The Higgenbotham twins are lifeguards from Southern California, endurance athletes, and surfers. Deciding, on a handshake, to undertake the adventure of a lifetime, the two brothers set out to prone paddleboard, using only their hands to propel them, from…
54: The Stories We Tell Ourselves
Sep 27, 2017 • 18 min
When I was 10 years old my mom and dad went out for the evening and I was put in charge of babysitting my younger brothers and sister. There were 4 of us. It was dark outside and we were getting ready for bed when suddenly there was a knock on the front…
53 Interview with Rob Holmes – BUSINESS – Founder and Chief Strategist of GLP Films: How to Identify Your Next Great Story
Sep 20, 2017 • 23 min
Interview with Rob Holmes – Founder and Chief Strategist of GLP Films How to Identify Your Next Great Story Welcome back to the Love Your Story podcast! Today we are back in business interview land where we talk with professionals who have learned the…
52 Interview with Star Coulbrooke – Poet Laureate of Logan, Utah
Sep 13, 2017 • 30 min
Poets take language and weave it into a story that explores the dark corners, the emotional epiphanies, the roller coaster ride of living and dreaming, and the mundane. Poets weave truth, imaginings, blessings, and riots of color. They weave the raw, the…
51 The March for Utah’s Public Lands – Being an Instigator of Change in the Bigger Story
Sep 6, 2017 • 28 min
Join us today for interviews with those who marched on the Utah State Capital to make a peaceful but loud protest regarding the Utah government officials attempt to reverse the Bears Ears National Monument designation that was established in December of…
50 How to Re-frame Your Difficult Stories: Step 5 (Workshop 5-part Series)
Aug 30, 2017 • 16 min
At any given moment you have the power to say, “This is NOT how the story is going to end.” Join us today as we discuss the 5th and final step in reframing the chapters of your story that feel broken. Today we’ll put all the previous steps together to…
49 How to Re-Frame Your Difficult Stories: Step 4 (Workshop 5-Part Series)
Aug 23, 2017 • 30 min
How to Reframe Your Difficult Stories: 5 Part Workshop Series: Step 4– Changing Lenses A farmer stood with his dog overlooking his fields. Behind them in the grasses peered a small brown rabbit, and above flew a lark. The farmer looked across the field…
48 How to Re-frame Your Difficult Stories: Step 3 (Workshop 5-part Series)
Aug 16, 2017 • 15 min
A crucial step in being able to find peace in our most painful stories is the step of finding some purpose for them, some meaning, something that we can take away from the darkness, sacrifice, or pain that paved the path we walked. Tune in this week for…
47 How to Re-frame Your Difficult Stories: Step 2 (Workshop 5-Part Series)
Aug 9, 2017 • 10 min
This week’s episode is part 2 in a 5-week series on how to reframe your difficult stories so you can live with more freedom and joy. Those stories hidden in the dark of night, kept under cover, the lid closely guarded and locked, cannot breathe or break…
46 How to Re-frame Your Difficult Stories: Step 1 (Workshop 5-Part Series)
Aug 2, 2017 • 20 min
Do you want to be free of the stories in your life that make you feel small or that you find shame or guilt around? These stories often affect our self-perception and thus our interpreted self-worth. This workshop is to help you reframe and resee your…
45 Interview with the Kjars – 50 States in 52 Weeks via travel trailer
Jul 26, 2017 • 20 min
The Kjar family sold their home, bought a motorhome, and took their four kids on the road for a year of seeing the country, meeting other kids their age in different parts of the country and shadowing their lives for a day, and learning how to live in…
44 Dominoes. Ripples. The Butterfly Effect. – You Make A Difference
Jul 19, 2017 • 25 min
Dominos – Ripples – Butterfly Effect: You make a Difference Have you ever felt small or insignificant, maybe even powerless? In our big world where media gives us access to the vast happenings across the globe we come to realize the scope of the world,…
43 Interview with Margaret Meloni – BUSINESS Leaders Speak the Language of Stories
Jul 12, 2017 • 24 min
Margaret is a recipient of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Distinguished Instructor Award and a contributing author to the book 101Great Ways to Enhance Your Career where she addressed the topic of conflict resolution. She has also been…
42 Persistence – Why you keep on keepin’ on
Jul 5, 2017 • 25 min
Calvin Coolidge said, “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not: unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of…
041 Interview with Rick Lewis – Professional Misbehaver
Jun 28, 2017 • 31 min
Rick Lewis, author, speaker and professional misbehaver started out as a street performer. He shares what he’s learned about how our old stories get pasted onto our present situation, and why that is not in our best interest. Listen in for his thoughts…
040 A Facebook Post About How To Create Your Dreams
Jun 21, 2017 • 18 min
A Facebook Post About How To Create Your Dreams There are moments in our lives when someone succinctly verbalizes our beliefs and understanding in a clear and perfect fashion, and we say “Yes! That is exactly what I have come to know,” or “Yes, that is…
039 Interview with Matt Garner – BUSINESS Speaker and CEO of Longboard PR
Jun 14, 2017 • 19 min
Matt Garner, CEO of Longboard PR and public speaker, specializes in helping people understand how to connect with their audience, and he’s a real fan of story. Tune in for his 5 tips on what you must make your audience do to connect with them through…
038 You Must Be Present to Win – Sensual Living
Jun 7, 2017 • 17 min
May Swenson said, “Not to be fully aroused to the potentialities of one’s senses means to walk the flat ground of appearances.” What this means is You Must Be Present to Win. Stay with us today for some thoughts on using your senses to bring the richness…
037 Interview with Courtney Zollinger – How I Recovered from Binge Eating Disorder
May 31, 2017 • 25 min
Courtney Zollinger is the author of the Snatching Sunshine blog. She began the blog to help others understand Binge Eating Disorder and to share her story in overcoming. Living in Rocklin, California Courtney is a wife and mother of a beautiful 2-year-old…
036 Tips and Techniques for Better Storytelling
May 24, 2017 • 10 min
Tips and Techniques for Better Storytelling I was speaking at a business event the other day and afterward someone said, “I’d love to have some tips that I could work on, so I can tell better stories. Do you have a newsletter you can send me?” I told him…
035 Interview with Ryan Clarkin – Business and Mindset Coach
May 17, 2017 • 19 min
Choosing your perspective in every situation is a concept that is sometimes hard to wrap your head around because it gives us complete control over our realities. While to some this is an exciting idea, to others it’s WAY too much responsibility. Join us…
034 Treasure Hunting
May 10, 2017 • 15 min
Elizabeth Gilbert said in her book, Big Magic, “…you have treasures hidden within you –extraordinary treasures—and so do I, and so does everyone around us. And bringing those treasures to light takes work and faith and focus and courage and hours of…
033 BUSINESS – Using Story to Discover and Define Company Culture
May 3, 2017 • 19 min
The combination of these types of stories – Origin, values and vision stories can be the means, the building blocks, for defining, building and sharing your company culture with your employees and management, as well as with your clients or customers.…
032 Interview with Adam Chase – Lawyer, Editor, Athlete
Apr 26, 2017 • 17 min
Adam Chase lives in Boulder, Colorado. He is a professional trail runner, a professional snowshoe racer, a writer, a tax lawyer, an editor, an adventure racer, a mentor, a father, a husband, a brand ambassador, and the President of the American Trail…
031 Anxiety – The Ties that Bind and Break
Apr 19, 2017 • 20 min
We don’t accomplish big things, or important things without a struggle, without moments of anxiety, fear, and not knowing how to get there – that’s just part of the journey. But the story has more than one character. The cast of the story is not just the…
030 Beautiful People Do Not Just Happen – A few thoughts on Adversity
Apr 12, 2017 • 19 min
Elisabeth Kubler Ross said, “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an…
029 Special Edition: 10 Steps to Resiliency – with Becky Andrews
Apr 5, 2017 • 25 min
Becky Andrews, the clinical director of Resilient Solutions Inc., and a previous guest on our show, shares with us her 10 steps to resiliency. How do you take care of yourself so you can bounce back when life is difficult? Listen to today’s podcast for…
028 Building a Space for One Another – Setting the Scene of the Story
Mar 29, 2017 • 14 min
When a set designer begins to create the layout of the set one of the things they are doing is setting mood and atmosphere. They do this with the layout of the set as well as with the items that are chosen to be present on the set, or in other words, the…
027 Multiple Choice Endings – Creating Your Own Story
Mar 22, 2017 • 16 min
When I was in elementary school I used to love the “choose-your-ending” books. The story would start and every couple of pages you could decide what the protagonist would do. “If he goes into the cave, turn to page 24. If he turns around and goes back,…
026 Self Love – Interview with Natalie Kristine Burrage, Love Yoga Flow Studio Owner and Self-Love Coach
Mar 15, 2017 • 24 min
Join us today for words of wisdom from the self-love guru Natalie Kristine Burrage. Loving your story and loving yourself are so closely aligned it’s hard to separate one from the other, so an expert on self-love is just the ticket. How does Natalie see…
025 – Three Stories about Three Bikes
Mar 8, 2017 • 18 min
I’ve learned not to look off the cliff I don’t want to ride off – instead, I look at the trail ahead. It’s that trail that takes you away from the past and up to the overlook with the scenic view. When you bike you don’t look backward - you must look…
024 All You Need is Love
Mar 1, 2017 • 19 min
Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Darkness can’t drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate can’t drive out hate; only LOVE can do that.” Join us today for a discussion on love. While love is always needed, always in style, now more than ever in our…
023 Live Life on Your Own Terms – Interview with Marvin Cassler, Section hiker and Super fan
Feb 22, 2017 • 20 min
I found Marvin sitting at a booth representing the Pacific Coast Trail – also known as the PCT. This trail starts at the Mexican border and climbs straight up the US to the Canadian border. Endurance. Perseverance. Perspective. Marvin has hiked over 1000…
022 Brave and Afraid- Interview with Becky Andrews, Mental Health Counselor
Feb 15, 2017 • 24 min
Though Becky Andrews is blind she hasn’t let that stop her from the super-human feats of tandem biking thousands of miles around the Western US, running the Boston marathon and the NY City marathon, or from becoming a licensed clinical mental health…
021 Get Out of Your Box – Interview with Rusty Lindquist, Author/Speaker Bamboo HR
Feb 8, 2017 • 30 min
Rusty tells a story of how his father tried to sacrifice him, as a child, like Abraham was called to sacrifice his son Isaac. After his mother escapes with her two children Rusty’s life gets even more interesting and tragic, and he intuits, at a young…
020 Lean into Possibility: Making the Impossible Possible
Feb 1, 2017 • 21 min
To fly you have to jump. To jump means you have to risk. But without risk and leaning into possibility, without being off-balance at times, you are nothing but rooted to the ground, your wings unused.
019 Vulnerability – The Key to Connection and Possibility
Jan 25, 2017 • 18 min
While the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted; how we love, and how we lose; how we grow and how we fail is never a new one, it’s a story full of other people. These people, by themselves, lead lives full of the same things, on their own…
018 Gratitude, the seed from which abundance blooms
Jan 18, 2017 • 21 min
We all want abundance. We all want prosperity. The key to open the door is as simple as gratitude—it shows you what you already have, how prosperous you already are, how supported you are by God and the universe where it really counts. And once you truly…
017 — 5 Challenges for 30 Days
Jan 11, 2017 • 15 min
Since we become what we repeatedly do, and we do what we repeatedly think about it makes a great deal of sense that we purposefully create thoughts and habits that will help us become who we want to be. Habits that create the story and life we want for…
016 Stories Are Models — Interview with Lynne McNeill, Professor of Folklore
Jan 4, 2017 • 25 min
Stories are models of how to live. We often look to how others do things in order to determine how we should do things. Stories are often the vehicle in which these models are exchanged. Today we learn that when our life stories don’t turn out in a way…
015 Finding Your Voice – Interview with Amy Donaldson Brass, Sports Reporter
Dec 28, 2016 • 27 min
Tell YOUR truth. Find YOUR voice. Sing YOUR song. Today I interview Amy Donaldson Brass about what it took to find her own voice in the male-dominated world of sports reporting. Come along and listen to our first interview as Amy tells her story.
014 Personal Narrative – How We Reveal Ourselves
Dec 21, 2016 • 19 min
When we talk to one another we engage in a ritual. Most people, of course, don’t think of it that way, but there are distinct patterns we follow in verbal exchanges. One type of exchange is the sharing of stories. The way we tell our stories to each other…
013 Holding Hands–Some thoughts on Connection
Dec 14, 2016 • 16 min
Reaching out to hold another person’s hand connects us, for a moment, body to body in a world where separateness is all too real. Reaching out, touching, and connecting - a few thoughts on bridging the gaps between us.
012 Random Acts of Kindness – Creating a mystery
Dec 7, 2016 • 17 min
I remember the first time I heard about RAK as a thing. It was in the 80’s and someone had gone around putting quarters in parking meters so folks wouldn’t get parking tickets. “What a great idea,” I thought. “So simple, so fun, and it has a really big…
011 River Touchstones: Running the San Juan River
Nov 30, 2016 • 21 min
Heraclitus said, “You cannot step into the same river twice.” Today’s story takes this very literally. One thing I do not realize the first time I head for the river is that the person who steps onto the raft will not be the same person who steps off. The…
010 Allow for Miracles and Serendipity
Nov 23, 2016 • 21 min
You’ve heard the word Serendipity? The word comes from the Persian fairy tale The Three Princes of Serendip. It is the phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for. In the story the three princes regularly discovered pleasant things…
009 BUSINESS – The Hero’s Journey Storyline: A strategy tool for leaders
Nov 16, 2016 • 15 min
Team leaders, life coaches, team coaches, parents, teachers, strategy planners, anyone who needs to get people on the same page working toward the completion of a project – today’s podcast is especially for you. Stay tuned for a breakdown of the…
008 Life is Messy and that’s Okay
Nov 9, 2016 • 19 min
Perhaps life is not about having all the answers, but about the journey of discovering them. Martha Beck, nationally renowned life coach, said, “No part of your experience is wasted. Everything you’ve experienced so far is part of what you were meant to…
007 Step Into The Arena! Which stories stop you from going all the way?
Nov 2, 2016 • 20 min
What is the story that is stopping you from taking your idea, whatever it is – your ideal romantic relationship, your own taco truck business, your vision for your career as the next great physicist, your community garden, the bike race you want to…
006 One Line Stories – Like Kryptonite to Superman
Oct 26, 2016 • 19 min
Little stories – one-liners, are sometimes the most powerful kryptonite in the story arsenal. Kryptonite had the power to drain Superman’s strength – it was the one thing that could bring him down. His Achilles heel. In fact, in the original comic it was…
005 Forgiveness – Releasing dark emotion to step into the light
Oct 19, 2016 • 22 min
Our deepest wounds are sacred spaces. They are the spaces for learning and letting go. Forgiveness is about taking the key of our happiness out of another’s pocket and freeing ourselves from the dark emotions that block our lights from shining on a daily…
004 What Stories Taught Me About Risk
Oct 12, 2016 • 21 min
From the first recorded adventure tales of Marco Polo, stories of adventure, challenge and discovery have been used to entertain, to define people, to relive events and share experiences. For adventurers today it is no different. And, sometimes, what the…
003 BUSINESS – Calling All Leaders: Are you using story as a tool?
Sep 28, 2016 • 17 min
Story can be used on purpose! It’s a powerful tool that everyone understands. When used appropriately it can define where you’ve been, what you stand for, and where you are going; all in a language that everyone gets and enjoys.
002 You ARE the Hero of Your Story
Sep 28, 2016 • 17 min
Heading out into the adventures of living big is always scary. If it’s not then the adventure isn’t big enough for you. So when you put your feet on that path, remember that you are the hero in this story. But also remember that the heroes win some and…
001 Story Super Power – Reframing so we can Fly!
Sep 21, 2016 • 17 min
We all have our life stories. Most didn’t turn out as expected and they all have a range of joy, guilt, heartbreak, love, shame, excitement, hope and regret. It’s the human condition. This podcast is about looking truthfully, without blinders, at our…
000 Introduction
Sep 20, 2016 • 5 min
Find out who Lori Lee is and why stories are worth a whole podcast. Introducing you to the who, what and why.