Stepping Up for the Working Mom

Stepping Up for the Working Mom
Inspiring hope and motivating you to make bold moves, all while listening to your intuition to up level your life and become the person you are meant to be! I will challenge you to think differently, to open your eyes to new ideas and to support you. I…

How I quit my job
Nov 5 • 22 min
If you are unhappy with your work, and contemplating a change, whether that’s pivoting your career, switching jobs, or going for that promotion, this episode is for you!
Keys to Success
Oct 29 • 23 min
Recently someone asked what the secret to success is for your business. Well I shared them here and you might be surprised that the secret is pretty simple.
Finding Your Purpose
Oct 22 • 25 min
What’s your purpose? Do you feel you need to have a purpose, but you don’t know what it is? What is the big deal around knowing your purpose?
Top Side Businesses for Working Moms
Oct 15 • 61 min
This is the audio recording of a live video sharing the top side businesses for working moms.
Take the hustle out of side hustle
Oct 8 • 31 min
How in the world are you supposed to do it all? Mama, you’re not. But it is possible to create a fully aligned side business without the hustle!!
From hot mess to success
Oct 1 • 23 min
Describing ourselves as a hot mess is something that I overhear often, or see posted on social media. Yet, this is no way to live life.
Turn your passion into a business
Sep 24 • 28 min
It’s possible to turn your side hustle into a business. In this episode I’m telling that you need to start taking action today.
The practices that changed my life
Sep 17 • 33 min
This is so much more than self-care. These spiritual practices have changed me. I am more aware of my feelings, better relationships, less yelling, more focus, more happiness and on and on.
The Side Hustle Dilemma
Sep 10 • 31 min
No more guilt or worry about people judging your side hustle. You are human, you have multiple interests and you are allowed to make income off of those interests!!!
Integrity and Routine
Sep 3 • 33 min
Routines are necessary for life as a working mom, especially a working mom who also has a side hustle. Without routine you are just a hamster on a wheel running in circles.
The best question to ask yourself
Aug 27 • 29 min
I woke up, struggled to get out of bed and then asked myself this 1 question and it changed the entire morning for me.
The Problem with Motivation
Aug 20 • 27 min
I got tired of hearing motivational speakers post on social media about how you just need to get up and do something.
Walking through fear
Aug 13 • 29 min
In this episode I help you understand that there are times to walk through the fear. To recognize that if you want a different life, to be a better version of yourself you must do things that scare you.
Starting my business without a website
Jul 30 • 27 min
You don’t need a website, a business plan or any of that fancy stuff for a profitable business!!
The Moms Retreat
Jul 23 • 63 min
Erin Miller and I are hosting our first ever retreat, The Moms Retreat!!! We are more than excited to share this and in our conversation today we tackle all the questions you might be thinking about.
Feeling unhappy with your life
Jul 16 • 34 min
Unhappy and unfulfilled with life? It’s time to change that!! Nikki dives into how you can shift from a good life to a great life!!
Letting go of expectations
Jul 9 • 25 min
After finding myself feeling as though I should have done more, or been more “productive”, I started questioning why I was feeling guilty for taking time for me.
From almost leaving college to chasing his dream - Interview with Julien Guiteau
Jul 2 • 63 min
Julien Guiteau is an inspiring young man! He has a dream and he is making it happen. In college he found himself switching majors, leaving the track team and resigning from his part time job. All because he had a clearer vision for his life.
Saying “I’ll be happy when…” is a myth
Jun 25 • 25 min
In this podcast I’m talking how waiting for happiness when you achieve some goal is not going to serve. You’ll be happy for a moment, but eventually you’ll set a new goal, or a new achievement and you’ll say “I’ll be happy when…” all over again.
Habits can be changed!
Jun 18 • 29 min
You’ll be amazed at how you can change your habits and create a new reality for yourself.
My journey to becoming who I’m meant to be
Jun 11 • 37 min
It’s been almost one year since I made the leap from employee to entrepreneur. As I reflect back on that year the biggest change isn’t in my work and what I do, but it’s who I have become.
Why you need to invest in yourself
Jun 4 • 37 min
Investing in yourself is usually a stretch. Something outside of your means currently, but when you do so in a way that feels right it an propel you way beyond the investment you make monetarily.
What to do when you are triggered
May 28 • 41 min
What to do when someone triggers you and you fire back? This happened to me and what I did to understand what was going and find a way to respond.
Hustle vs Slowing Down
May 21 • 37 min
When we enjoy life we do better work. We are more efficient. By pushing and hustling we will experience burn out and exhaustion.
Money and happiness
May 14 • 29 min
Money can keep us trapped, and when we sacrifice our happiness for money our health will be affected.
Less emotional outbursts from my kids
May 7 • 35 min
Over the last month we’ve watched our 4 year old have less and less emotional outbursts. When we realized it, I decided to think about what happened in the last month to create these changes.
Give yourself permission - Interview with Candice Czaplak
Apr 30 • 47 min
Interview with CEO (Chief Epiphany Officer) Candice Czaplak we talk about life as a working mom, her journey as an entrepreneur and how each business has served a purpose for where she was in her life, and how we can find our own personal genius.
Judgement and judging others
Apr 23 • 19 min
Judgement is something we all do! We are always judging someone and someone is always judging us.
(#34) Story of hope and faith - Interview with Toni McFadden
Apr 16 • 57 min
The topic of sex and relationships has been distorted in our culture. Since becoming a believer in Christ, Toni has had a passion for our youth to know the truth about sex and relationships based on the word of God.
(#33) Running a business with intention - Interview with Geneviève Mercier
Apr 9 • 45 min
Geneviève Mercier, mom and business owner, received her doctor of chiropractic degree in 2013, and through intentions, goal setting and perseverance has created the business and life she desired.
(#32) It’s ok to not be ok
Apr 2 • 31 min
High vibes and positive thinking are great, but it’s also necessary for us to feel our feelings, even the not so good ones.
(#31) Change makes you stronger - Interview with Christie Love aka The Happy Girl Boss
Mar 26 • 42 min
Christie Love is a seasoned entrepreneur who sold a multi-million dollar brick and mortar business to become an online entrepreneur all while balancing her struggles with depression and anxiety.
(#30) Empowering women in the workforce - Interview with Melissa Clark
Mar 19 • 33 min
Melissa Clark is founder and author of The She Shift. Melissa’s passion and mission is to inspire and empower other women and assist them in building their business and authentic self.
(#29) Failure is a part of life
Mar 12 • 29 min
If you’re at a crossroads in your life, hesitating to make a decision, or dealing with a hardship then take a listen and learn from my experiences and my story.
(#28) Overcoming Obstacles & Domestic Violence - Interview with Michelle Jewsbury
Mar 5 • 41 min
Michelle Jewsbury is an international philanthropic, speaker and author that has traveled the world as an advocate for the less fortunate. Michelle founded Unsilenced Voices, a nonprofit focused on inspiring change in communities around the globe by…
(#27) The year of NO F.E.A.R. - Interview with Veronica Moore
Feb 26 • 47 min
With a lot of grit, tenacity and prayer, Veronica Moore, owner and curator of Alma & Eva is actively pursing her passion and purpose and encouraging all women to do the same!!
(#26) Motherhood and entrepreneurship - Interview with Brittany Erin Gray
Feb 19 • 53 min
Brittany Erin Gray is a mother and an entrepreneur. She took a leap of faith and left her safe and secure, yet unfulfilling job to become an entrepreneur. The mother of two young girls she found herself juggling a life she did not anticipate.
(#25) Emotional intelligence and mindfulness in the workplace - Interview with Patricia Thompson
Feb 12 • 43 min
Patricia Thompson, PhD is a corporate psychologist and founder of Silver lining Psychology. She values and teaches the art of mindfulness and emotional intelligence in the workplace. As a working mom she understands the challenges and guilt surrounding…
(#24) How can you “Lean In” as a working mom
Feb 5 • 15 min
I believe we need more women leaders in our world to create real and lasting change. I also believe you should never lean in if it doesn’t feel right, or simply because you think you should.
(#23) You deserve to be the heroine of your story - Interview with Sarah Anassori
Jan 29 • 58 min
Sarah Anassori is a Career Coach on a mission to guide the next generation of heart-centered leaders to step into the work they were made for!
(#22) Finding Your Job Joy - Interview with Kristen Zavo
Jan 22 • 39 min
Kristen Zavo, career coach and best selling author, believes everyone deserves a career that excites and inspires them.
(#21) You are in control of your emotions
Jan 15 • 23 min
During this podcast I talk about how I am learning to control my emotions, and how it’s positively affecting my life and that of my family.
(#20) Finding your identity as a working mom
Jan 8 • 33 min
In this episode I share with you 4 strategies to reclaim your identity as a working mom, so that you can find joy and fulfillment in your work and your life.
(#19) Setting intentions for 2019
Jan 2 • 25 min
In this episode I’m sharing how I’m handling setting intentions for 2019 and I challenge you to do the same for the next 30 days. I know big shifts are happening, and if you are laser focused on your beliefs than they will come to life!
(#18) Creating more time as a working mom
Dec 26, 2018 • 55 min
Learn the 6 steps you can take today to create more time as a working mom.
(#17) Every body is different when it comes to nutrition - Interview with Samantha Scruggs, RDN
Dec 18, 2018 • 43 min
The struggle with food, nutrition, and being healthy is a real one. Join Samantha Scruggs, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and I as we chat all things health and nutrition.
(#16) Value of a morning routine
Dec 11, 2018 • 36 min
During this episode I share my morning routing journey and how it’s changed over time. I also dive into how I’m currently working to get my kids out the door without screaming at anyone or throwing shoes at them!
(#15) Close the gap between the being and the physical - Interview with Ellie Shoja
Dec 4, 2018 • 54 min
Ellie Shoja, founder of Peace Unleashed, is a mindset expert and motivational speaker who shares her wisdom on how to work through our being to be in a state of flow and ease.
(#14) Fear, failure and consistency and why these are key ingredients for growth
Nov 27, 2018 • 33 min
You can have whatever it is you desire but it will require you to face your fears, you will have missteps along the way, and you must be consistent. Without these three ingredients you will continue to stay stuck and frustrated.
(#13) Inspiring women to their highest potential - Interview with Qiana Cressman
Nov 20, 2018 • 38 min
Qiana Cressman is the founder and president of Emerge Woman Magazine whose mission is to inspire women to confidently emerge into their highest potential, express their truest-self and boldly live their destiny. Listen to our conversation for me about…
(#12) Creating change and giving a voice to women - Interview with Gina Lucrezi
Nov 13, 2018 • 37 min
Gina Lucrezi, founder of Trail Sisters, saw a need to give women trail runners a voice. She so did just that by starting
(#11) Avoid burnout, pivot in your career and more - Interview with Lynn Mull
Nov 6, 2018 • 45 min
Lynn Mull is a working mom and a Milestone Career Coach who wants to help you work through the messy times when you need someone to walk beside you as you make a career transition.
(#10) Finding alignment in your life and business - Interview with Val Cap
Oct 30, 2018 • 42 min
She recently published her book, “The Aligned Method”, which details her 7 step process to finding alignment in your business. After years of dabbling and trying different career paths she has found her sweet spot and created a business coaching practice…
(#9) Burnt out at age 27 she chose her own path - Interview with Laurel Attanasio
Oct 23, 2018 • 45 min
Laurel went from burnt out employee to thriving entrepreneur by following her heart and her passion!
(#8) The 5 steps to take action on the life you want
Oct 16, 2018 • 22 min
Here are the 5 steps I compiled from other teachers on how to take a wish and make it a reality!
(#7) From restaurant manager to network marketing and now living her best life with Jules Kilker
Oct 9, 2018 • 39 min
Self proclaimed gypsy soul, Jules Kilker, mom and business owner, shares with us her journey from restaurant management to personal training to networking marketing.
(#6) You can change your life with your thoughts
Oct 2, 2018 • 21 min
Your thoughts can change your outcome and circumstances. What we believe we can certainly achieve!!
(#5) Being aligned in your life and work with Erin Miller
Sep 25, 2018 • 42 min
Erin Miller shares her journey to become an entrepreneur, tap back into her creativity that she lost as a child and her personal growth journey that has brought her freedom from her anxiety.
(#4) The struggle of the working woman
Sep 18, 2018 • 23 min
Our society doesn’t support the working woman, yet we still deserve to live a life of purpose.
(#3) Taking time to be still
Sep 12, 2018 • 23 min
Take time to be still and be present every single day and it will change your life.
(#2) Learning to live in abundance
Sep 11, 2018 • 21 min
Learning to live in abundance isn’t easy. Join me as I share with you how I’m working on my money story at this very moment.
(#1) Introduction to who I am
Sep 10, 2018 • 18 min
Welcome to the first episode of the Stepping Up: Become Who You Are Meant To Be Podcast. Learn a little bit more about me and about what this podcast will be about!