Episode 18: Telling the Stories of Our Lives with Ali Edwards

Episode 18: Telling the Stories of Our Lives with Ali Edwards

About Ali:

Ali Edwards’ passion resides in that very special place where the stories and images of life intersect.

Designer, blogger, workshop instructor, and author of four books about memory keeping, Ali is well known for authentically capturing everyday life with photos and words and creating memory keeping projects from those moments that pass by in an instant.

Guided by simple principles such as not making things more complicated than they need to be, focusing on the things that matter most and embracing imperfection, Ali Edwards is proud to be a work in progress.

She believes without a doubt that there’s no right or wrong way to do all this, that the real stories are worth telling, and there’s a whole lot of celebrating to do even in the midst of the challenging pieces of life.

Since 2004, Ali Edwards blog, workshops and memory keeping projects have inspired tens of thousands of people to share their own stories and enrich their own lives through the process.

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Episode 17: Quietly Celebrating The Brilliance of The Every Day with Alisha Sommer

Episode 17: Quietly Celebrating The Brilliance of The Every Day with Alisha Sommer

About Alisha:

I’m Alisha Sommer, Bay Area Freelance Writer & Photographer. I have a gift for holding sacred space, for deep listening, and for seeing the ordinary in extraordinary ways.

In the past, I founded and edited a print literary journal (Blackberry: a magazine), published personal essays, creative nonfiction, and poetry for a variety of online and print publications, ghostwritten, and taught at Squam Art Workshops.

Currently, you’ll find me hosting creative gatherings in Sonoma, CA like the Fever Dreams Collective Retreat with Jennette Nielsen, and facilitating the online writing workshop liberated lines with Robin Sandomirsky. Oh. I also sling wine.

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Episode 16: Decluttering Your Home is About So Much More Than The Stuff with Carly Adams of Tidy Revival

Episode 16: Decluttering Your Home is About So Much More Than The Stuff with Carly Adams of Tidy Revival

About Carly:

Carly Adams is a Professional Organizer based in Sacramento, CA. She helps her clients get organized in their homes & businesses by working alongside them.

Whether that’s helping them declutter, creating a Pinterest-perfect pantry, or helping a busy Mom re-examine the flow of her kitchen or utility closet – Carly is a self-proclaimed “organizational nerd” that loves to geek out to her clients’ benefit. When she’s not dropping off donations, she can be found relaxing at home with her husband and dog.

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Episode 15:  Body Acceptance, Body Neutrality and Yoga for Those That Think It Isn’t For Them with Anna Guest-Jelley

Episode 15: Body Acceptance, Body Neutrality and Yoga for Those That Think It Isn’t For Them with Anna Guest-Jelley

About today’s guest:

Photo credit: Andrea Scher

Anna Guest-Jelley is the founder of Curvy Yoga, an online yoga studio and teacher training center that helps people of all shapes and sizes find true acceptance and freedom, both on and off the mat.

Anna is the author of Curvy Yoga: Love Yourself & Your Body a Little More Each Day (Sterling) and the co-editor of Yoga and Body Image: 25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your Body (Llewellyn). Anna and Curvy Yoga have been featured online and in print at The New York Times, The Washington Post, US News & World Report, Yoga International, Yoga Journal, and many more. Visit Curvy Yoga online at CurvyYoga.com.

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Episode 14:  Getting Your Kids to Do What You Want and Be Who You Hope with MegAnne Ford

Episode 14: Getting Your Kids to Do What You Want and Be Who You Hope with MegAnne Ford

About today’s guest:

MegAnne Ford is a positive parenting coach- she helps parents drink hot coffee, stop yelling, and learn how to really enjoy the time you spend with your strong-willed children by removing ALL fear-based discipline tools. She runs online coaching and courses aimed to take big overwhelming theories and break it down into small bite-sized action steps.
 

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Episode 13:  Death Brings Clarity with Megan Morgan, author of The End of Me.

Episode 13: Death Brings Clarity with Megan Morgan, author of The End of Me.

About today’s guest:

Megan Morgan is an author, yoga teacher, artist and mom and embodies a life in the pursuit of joy. After experiencing three returns to life after death she could no longer hold her truths inside and wrote her first book, The End of Me.

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