Profiles In A Life Of Purpose

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Synopsis

Conversations with individuals from all walks of life contributing to the world in interesting ways. Why are they worth listening to? Because through living their daily routine with intention they are doing tremendous things. Things like healing hearts and bringing people together, empowering communities and providing individuals with needed skills, giving others tools and techniques to live the dreams they have, providing a language that translates and expresses someone’s inner desire. They demonstrate through their daily actions their commitment to their values and purpose, using their strengths and abilities.

Episodes

  • Meet the Angels

    Meet the Angels

    06/04/2020 Duration: 37min

    This week angel communicator, Sheri Perbeck, and I are back and we talk specifically about angels, including how to meet them. If you didn’t haven’t heard us before,  Sheri and I decided to do a special series together that can bring encouragement and positivity, as well as practical ideas during a time the world faces historic challenges.  We discuss how often we easy it is to overcomplicate our communication. And then we talk about how to make it simpler.  Sheri introduces a few specific archangels who can lend powerful support. We share ways to ask for that support. We’d love to hear from you. You can contact us, send us questions, topics you’d like to hear, etc.,  by using the links in the show notes below. Tune in, be well, and stay well.   A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION The importance of self-love, empowerment, and connection The value of having a relationship with “your” angel Sheri shares the qualities of archangels Chamuel, Raphael, and Michael The concept of an angel’s “personality” Tips and

  • The Gift of Time

    The Gift of Time

    30/03/2020 Duration: 30min

    Angel communicator, Sheri Perbeck, and I are back this week. If you didn’t hear us last week,  Sheri and I decided to do a special series together that can bring encouragement and positivity, as well as practical ideas during a time the world faces historic challenges.  This week we talk about the gift of time. Whether it’s enforced or gratefully accepted, we all have a different sense of time than we did. How we spend that time is up to us. We share some of our ideas.  We’d love to hear your ideas, too. Please share them by writing to us (info in show note links below). You can also send us questions or topics you’d like to hear. Listen in, be well, and stay well.   A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION Sheri’s ideas on how to use our time Jan’s thoughts on fear and how to interject some silliness and fun Specific ideas on how to use time creatively Why we aren’t “social distancing” and why Jan prefers to use the term “physical distancing” The app Sheri uses with her son The angel to call on now — and later

  • Connecting with Joy — and Angels, part 1

    Connecting with Joy — and Angels, part 1

    20/03/2020 Duration: 26min

    You may remember Sheri Perbeck from episode 23, and recall our conversation regarding celestial beings, angels, and other forms of communication. Sheri and I wanted to do a special series together that can bring encouragement and positivity, as well as practical ideas during a time the world faces historic challenges.  Sheri Perbeck is perhaps most widely known as an angel communicator, medium, healer, and spiritual teacher. In this series she is bringing her messages to instill positive action as a living example of a life of purpose. In this series, I’m taking a more active role than interviewer and share more of the insight and messages I have. Together, we will leave you with suggestions on how to remain empowered at a time that may feel restricted. If you have questions or topics you’d like to hear in upcoming episodes, please contact either of us (info in show note links). Listen in, be well, and stay well.   A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION Why we’re doing this series Messages Sheri has to share

  • Lori Isenstadt: Empowerment Advocate

    Lori Isenstadt: Empowerment Advocate

    12/11/2019 Duration: 45min

    Intro:   Lori J. Isenstadt is a lactation expert and an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant). She lives in Arizona currently and works globally via Skype on client consults and through her breastfeeding course. She is passionate about helping moms and families recognize the importance of what they are accomplishing through the “fourth trimester”.  While her work focuses on moms and “the girls”, her mission is making a difference by empowering those moms to live their mission fully in this world.  Listen and you will hear Lori as an educator and advocate, empowering women, families, and yes, the world.  A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION   Learn the distinct credentials required to be a IBCLC: International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Lori’s journey from “birthing junkie” to a lactation specialist, IBCLC Why her podcast that talks “all about the girls” combines humor, wisdom, and much-needed information The gap needed in the “fourth trimester” Lori’s advocacy for women  The p

  • Leonie Dawson: A Lighthouse, Beautifully Changing the World

    Leonie Dawson: A Lighthouse, Beautifully Changing the World

    04/10/2019 Duration: 41min

    My guest, and new friend, Leonie Dawson, is an international best-selling author and artist. She is also a serial entrepreneur and has built three 7 figure companies. Leonie has been recognized for her business acumen as a finalist for Australian Business Woman of the Year and Ausmumpreneur of the Year. Leonie is also one of the warmest, most genuine, creative, FUN, women I’ve met. Her art is a joyful reflection of how I imagine she might see the world.  She lives on the Sunshine Coast, Australia with her husband and her two homeschooled daughters. Before we get into the show, one housekeeping detail: I now have a place for listeners to join…. and I’d love to see you there. I opened a fb group: Incidental Joy Seekers where we discuss topics from the podcast as well as how to create and share joy.  Just go to facebook.com/groups/incidentaljoyseekers to join.  A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION Hear about Leonie’s morning and how she is a morning goddess A little bit about where she lives in Australia and w

  • Jan Bowen: Guide to Intuition

    Jan Bowen: Guide to Intuition

    14/08/2019 Duration: 46min

    Intro: In this episode, Jess Tholmer and I have another chat about intuition and make a couple announcements at the end of the conversation -- including shamelessly promote a live version of my intuition course this September (2019) via Zoom. In their third interview together, Jess continues to ask Jan questions about intuition, largely inspired by our first interview on intuition, delving deeper into psychic phenomena and consciousness.  Jan’s course on intuition, How to Hear What You Know, which was launched in 2017, will be offered for the first time with her teaching via Zoom, live.  It’s the first time ever, and perhaps the only time the course will be presented this way.  Beginning September 10, 2019, it will run for four weeks. This special is the same price as the original recorded classes. The link to all the information and to sign up is: http://bit.ly/intuitioncourselive We also announce our new Facebook group, Incidental Joy Seekers, that everyone is encouraged to join! https://www.facebook.com/gr

  • Marguerite Manning: Karmic Astrology to Uncover Your Purpose

    Marguerite Manning: Karmic Astrology to Uncover Your Purpose

    08/07/2019 Duration: 47min

    Intro:  Marguerite Manning is a professional astrologer and bestselling author whose groundbreaking work in karmic astrology has helped thousands worldwide live up to their purpose in life by uncovering their soul’s past in their birth chart. Her own personal journey of spiritual discovery began in 1994 when after developing a new astrological formula that validated the soul’s history in the birth chart, she started using it to guide her clients to their earthly purpose in the present. With results that were just too remarkable to ignore, a brand-new belief system became impossible to avoid and her lifelong fascination for the stars above was immediately enhanced by a life changing passion for the spirit within.  Beginning with her first article in 1995 for The Mountain Astrologer, “The 12th House: Your Karmic Closet”, she’s continued to write several bestselling books, with more on the way. Her book titles include: Cosmic Karma, Sign Language, and Juno — Your Karmic Match Made in Heaven.  With her attention

  • Sheri Perbeck: Connecting the Seen and Unseen

    Sheri Perbeck: Connecting the Seen and Unseen

    10/06/2019 Duration: 46min

    Intro:  This episode may ask you to suspend your doubt and even some fear as my guest and I discuss concepts that range beyond ordinary daily topics. Yet what we discuss is becoming increasingly talked about. And I hope our conversation will bring something of value to you — perhaps a new idea or a fresh perspective, peace of mind, encouragement, or maybe just a new level of curiosity. My guest is Sheri Perbeck, angel communicator, medium, healer, and spiritual teacher, and one of the cohosts of the podcast: Deb and Friends: Quest for Connection. In our conversation we discuss how Sheri began and the work she does now, as well as some of the surprising twists and turns. Listen in for special words of guidance that are a natural part of Sheri’s message. If you pay attention, you’ll also get a glimpse through Sheri’s words of what it might feel like to be in communication as Sheri is. I’m excited to bring you this unusual episode and I hope you’ll enjoy it. There’s much to ponder in this stellar life of purpose

  • Jan Bowen: Answering Questions on Intuition

    Jan Bowen: Answering Questions on Intuition

    31/05/2019 Duration: 38min

    Intro: Jan L. Bowen is a certified life and executive coach, thought leader, keynote speaker, author, writer, studier of intuition, animal-lover, dancer, and dear friend to many. Though she has various degrees and certifications, what stands out about Jan most of all is her ability to genuinely connect with others. Jan founded Strategic Solutions Services, LLC in 2003 and published her first book, It’s Not That Complicated, in 2015. Jan connected with Jess Tholmer shortly after and they have worked together ever since. In their second interview together, Jess asks Jan questions about intuition, largely inspired by our community on social media. Jan’s course on intuition, How to Hear What You Know, was launched in 2017. The course is an invitation and encouragement to form a personal relationship with your intuition, as is this conversation. Join our conversation. A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION Consider what is intuition? Does everyone have intuition?   Are we all born with intuition? Is our intuition

  • Lisa Gibert: Developing and Advancing a Vision

    Lisa Gibert: Developing and Advancing a Vision

    25/03/2019 Duration: 01h01min

    Lisa Gibert is the Chief Executive Officer of Clark College Foundation, the fundraising partner of Clark College. In 2018, Lisa was selected as one of the top fundraising leaders in the country by the Council for Advancement as Support of Education (CASE). She received the CASE Commonfund Institutionally Related Foundation Award, one of the fundraising industry’s most prestigious national honors for her 20-year career supporting advancement work at higher education institutions. Under Lisa’s leadership for the last 13 years, Clark College Foundation's total assets have increased by $23 million. The scholarship dollars provided to Clark students have trippled and $40 million has been distributed to the college over the 13 years that she has headed the nonprofit organization. Lisa exemplifies in her work and life how money can be used to make a difference in the world. Listen in and enjoy hearing about her background and her insight!   A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION The distinction between development a

  • A Conversation with Stephanie McCullough: A Path to Wise Money Management

    A Conversation with Stephanie McCullough: A Path to Wise Money Management

    12/03/2019 Duration: 50min

    Stephanie McCullough helps professional women reduce financial stress by aligning their money story with their deepest-held values. She founded Sofia Financial in 2011 after 14 years as a financial advisor, with the goal to empower women to make wise financial decisions, address their areas of money stress, and free up their time and mental energy to spend on the things that are truly important.  In addition to creating more ease in life for her clients, Stephanie enjoys speaking about the human side of money and rational finance. A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION The impact of financial stress How women are impacted by financial stress differently than men Why and how money interested Stephanie Stephanie’s early money stories and how she ended up where she is now How savings shifted the way Stephanie viewed money The role Executive Coaching had in Stephanie’s life Why Financial Life Planning appealed to Stephanie The first name of Stephanie’s business and the significance of “Sofia Financial” Women’s fe

  • Denise Duffield-Thomas: Money as a Lens to Helping Others

    Denise Duffield-Thomas: Money as a Lens to Helping Others

    01/03/2019 Duration: 39min

    Denise Duffield-Thomas is the money mindset mentor for the new wave of entrepreneurs.  Her books Lucky Bitch, Get Rich, Lucky Bitch and her latest release from Hay House, Chillpreneur give a fresh and funny road-map to create an outrageously successful life and business. Denise helps women create wealth through her mindset courses and practical wisdom on releasing money blocks. In our conversation we chat about all those topics and more. And with Denise’s trademark honesty and humor, we share some laughs as well as we discuss the path of business, entrepreneurship, and life in general. Listen in and enjoy! A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION What is at the root of money mindset? Denise’s first business — or one of them The lessons money has taught Messages of money that have carried over and what Denise teaches her children What raw food has to do with the road to Denise’s success Who Denise has learned from (spoiler alert: the list includes Oprah) The number of jobs Denise has held before she remained a

  • A Conversation with Jan Bowen on Creating a Life of Purpose

    A Conversation with Jan Bowen on Creating a Life of Purpose

    01/12/2018 Duration: 51min

    Jan L. Bowen is a certified life and executive coach, thought leader, keynote speaker, author, writer, animal-lover, dancer, and dear friend to many. Though she has various degrees and certifications, what stands out about Jan most of all is her ability to genuinely connect with others -- regardless of age, race, gender, spirituality, or anything else. Jan founded Strategic Solutions Services, LLC in 2003. Her first book, It’s Not That Complicated, was published in 2015. Jan connected with Jess Tholmer shortly after and they have worked together ever since. In this flipped around interview, Jan is the guest on her own podcast where she and Jess discuss everything from books to childhood, and above all else, what living a life of purpose really means. Join us in conversation. A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION The story of Jan’s name How Jan discovered meditation and how it became such a big part of her life Why intuition is so important to Jan and how she discovered the idea of releasing her intuition cou

  • Angelique L’Amour: Lifting Others Up through Words and Actions

    Angelique L’Amour: Lifting Others Up through Words and Actions

    01/09/2018 Duration: 01h04min

    Angelique L’Amour is the daughter of author Louis L’Amour, and like her father, she is a prolific writer dedicated to her craft. She wrote her first piece at age 4.  Along her writing journey, she made a successful detour in the film industry, acting on film and stage. A cancer diagnosis in 2009 led to her series of positive, practical “Girlfriend’s Guides to Cancer”.  She now dedicates substantial time to advocacy and awareness efforts. Angeligue combines her gift into a combination of grace, humor, positivity, gratitude, and practicality. She lends her unique ability and helps others bring their stories to life, having created a Creative Writing program where she nurtures writers as an Author Coach. Join us on a positive journey through an interesting and intentional life. A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION A daughter first: life as the daughter of the famed writer Louis L’Amour. His habits as a writer, as a storyteller and the routines of a researcher’s family Formative influences (other than her dad)

  • Lesley Jane Seymour: Making a Difference by Helping Women

    Lesley Jane Seymour: Making a Difference by Helping Women

    01/08/2018 Duration: 58min

    Intro: My guest today is Lesley Jane Seymour.  Many of you may know her from her acclaimed career in magazine publishing, where she established herself as one of the industry’s  — if not one of our culture’s — most respected leaders. Her experience in the media industry began early.  Before her leading roles as editor in chief, she worked as Beauty Director of Glamour and senior editor at Vogue. She went on to be Editor in Chief of Marie Claire, Redbook , and YM. Under her leadership, they were all reshaped and transformed into something not only bigger — but greater.   Most recently, until February, 2016 she served as Editor in chief of More magazine, where she notably won hundreds of awards and created history by having First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama guest edit an entire issue. Beyond print, she used information and education she had access to at the magazines,  to call attention to issues that impact women around the world. Just a few of the programs she became involved include domestic vi

  • Dr. Carmen Landrau: Saving Lives via Medicine and Beyond

    Dr. Carmen Landrau: Saving Lives via Medicine and Beyond

    29/06/2018 Duration: 58min

    Intro: Dr. Carmen Landrau is a board-certified physician specializing as a cardiologist. She is also a prominent professional speaker, using her experience, knowledge, and inner commitment to empower women. In both fields she is making a difference saving lives. In her medical practice she literally saves lives, working with a predominantly older population. In her speaking career she heals hearts metaphorically, encouraging women to recognize their talents and acknowledge their achievements. Join me in a heart-fueled conversation with Dr. Landrau who shares her path in living a life of purpose. A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION How Dr. Landrau’s desire to be a scientist as a young girl led to her path as a cardiologist today What is simple to us may not be as obvious to others and may in fact be a key to our gifts. Dr. Landrau discusses how “let your passion find you” helped her on her path. She shares also what she “cheated on” en route to her speaking career (hint:  it’s related to her work in medic

  • Jason Scoppa, DC, CSCP, CCSP: Using a Framework of Health

    Jason Scoppa, DC, CSCP, CCSP: Using a Framework of Health

    01/06/2018 Duration: 55min

    There is so much more to this month’s guest than his impressive professional credentials, but let’s start with those.  Dr. Jason Scoppa is the only certified craniopath (CSCP) in Washington state and the only doctor in Washington certified in Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT). He holds post-graudate certifications in Sports Medicine (CCSP), and has taken a great amount of course work in the areas of TMJ and TMJD (the jaw), concussion recovery, blood chemistry analysis, the management of hyper mobility disorders, and pediatric chiropractic. Beyond his credentials, Dr. Scoppa is an example of living a purposeful life through the way in which he has developed his practice and his life. A combination of expertise, knowledge, dedication, innovation and humility — meet Dr. Scoppa. A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION How the various steps on Dr. Scoppa’s life journey informed each other and led to where he is today, in life and work. The role of helpful people along the way Some surprising facts about the field of

  • Joshua Ogaldez: Speaking His Calling

    Joshua Ogaldez: Speaking His Calling

    01/05/2018 Duration: 50min

    Joshua Ogaldez is a spiritual teacher, hosting a podcast with the name of “Intersection of Success & Spirituality”, hosting prominent names since its inception, including Michele Cushatt (co-host of This is Your Life podcast with Michael Hyatt), Kim Niemi (the former Vice President of NBC) and Rabbi Laura Geller (Rabbi Emerita of Temple Emmanuel in Beverly Hills). In February 2018, the show was picked up by the largest Christian TV channel in Spanish. At age 5, Joshua knew his calling was authentically speaking his knowledge from his heart.  In addition to his podcasting and award winning speaking career, Joshua offers Soul Healing Coaching.  Listen in as Joshua talks openly about self-awareness, his understanding of his work, and the challenges that propelled him to dig even deeper into heart-sourced authenticity. A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION Listen to the end of the show for Joshua’s prayer and request for forgiveness — and the wounds that block our invitation to faith How Joshua serves, inspi

  • Entwined Lifestyle: Joined in their Purpose

    Entwined Lifestyle: Joined in their Purpose

    01/04/2018 Duration: 43min

    Jan and Jillian Yuhas are identical twins with a Relationship and Lifestyle coaching business, Entwined Lifestyle. Highly skilled, with credentials as life coaches and as Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs), they are also conflict resolution mediators, and experts in body language and micro-expressions.  They combine their credentials with their experience, abilities and twin-ship to help their clients gain deep insight in order to find love. Love is their purpose and focus, with self-worth and self-love playing major roles. Their story fits together in layers as who they are individually and together meets to serve their clients. Listen in for a joyful, loving conversation full of background on how they became the dynamic duo they are today.  A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION How the motto “Live in the NOW” becomes “WON” and why everyone has the ability to achieve their goals The importance of choice, plans, and action The passion Jan & Jillian have and what role it has with their work in relation

  • Chris Shea: Mindful Road to Success

    Chris Shea: Mindful Road to Success

    15/03/2018 Duration: 49min

    Sometimes the only distinction to find peace in life is by working from the inside. Chris Shea is a mental health therapist known for his work with addiction and recovery, a coach, campus minister, author, and podcaster who has found peace — now. But first he had to address the internal challenges that called as part of his external success.  Listen in to hear Chris share his path through the curves. A FEW FINE POINTS OF THE CONVERSATION Chris’ transition from workaholic to therapist His life journey through his blog: lifesjourneyblog.com and using journaling as a healing outlet The role depression had in Chris’ life and how it led to his podcast, “On Finding Peace” The struggle of what to DO with depression The route from blog to publishing and private practice Intentionality, awareness, and authenticity How self-confidence and aging helped Chris’ shyness on his route to success Chris’ detour from Catholic seminary and how it has impact on his life today His definition of mindfulness and spirituality How to

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