Seek The Joy Podcast
The Power of Storytelling - Episode 34

The Power of Storytelling - Episode 34

October 29, 2020

Welcome back to The Power of Storytelling!

Maghan, Mayuko and Victoria - thank you for sharing your stories, your words, and your journey with all of us.

This week’s episode reminded me that we arrive at our work, businesses we build, creations we create, through following our joy, passions and inspiration. That journey isn’t always easy, and it’s often in the moments of difficulty, sickness, confusion, and setbacks that we find our true purpose, our true joy, and our true mission to share with the world. Trust the timing of your setbacks, trust the timing of your growth, and trust the timing of your joy.

It’s truly my honor to share the stories and provide the space here to share a little bit more about the women behind these words. I encourage you to check out Maghan, Mayuko and Victoria after you listen to this week’s new episode.

*Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this episode are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Seek The Joy Podcast. 

To learn more about today's episode and to connect with the amazing change makers who shared their stories, head over to the show notes section of our website here

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Lessons In Using our Trauma to Propel us Towards Success in Business and Life with Kelly Ruta

Lessons In Using our Trauma to Propel us Towards Success in Business and Life with Kelly Ruta

October 27, 2020

Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! We're so excited to share the eleventh episode in our new series, “Lessons In” with Kelly Ruta.

Kelly Ruta joins us to share a lesson she’s learned about using our trauma and experiences to propel us forward towards success in business and in life, the growth that came from her personal history and experiences, and the joy she’s found. Her reflections, honesty, and vulnerability will leave you feeling inspired, and remind you that our life experiences are part of our story, it’s what builds resilience, character, grit, tenacity and compassion in our lives and business, and at the end of the day, we have power over our trauma and what we choose to do with it.

Kelly Sullivan Ruta is a former clinical psychotherapist of two decades who evolved to become a sought after Breakthrough Strategist in the entrepreneurial world. She helps women elevate into the 1% by disrupting themselves to create a powerful identity that matches the business outcomes they desire. Kelly believes that women are being called to rise and lead like never before in modern history and entrepreneurs are perfectly positioned to create a massive healing impact on the planet when we create abundance and success.

To learn more and connect with Kelly visit her website https://kellyruta.com/ and on Instagram @kellysruta and on Facebook @KellyRutaMentor

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The Power of Storytelling to Shape Culture and Shift the Narrative about Race with Ardre Orie

The Power of Storytelling to Shape Culture and Shift the Narrative about Race with Ardre Orie

October 20, 2020

Happy #SeekTheJoy Thursday!

On the podcast today is Ardre Orie, social activist, entrepreneur, publisher, philanthropist, and author on a mission to give marginalized voices a platform to speak.

  • The role of storytelling in shaping culture and shifting the narrative about race, the importance of sharing your story, and why writing your own narrative provides a blueprint for future generations.
  • Ardre shares the phenomenal work she’s doing with 13th and Joan and 100 Seeds of Promise, how she’s created a home for countless stories that would otherwise go untold, the important role of allies in this work, and how she’s empowering men of color to document their own narratives.
  • Plus Ardre shares why it’s important to address the trauma that results from being a marginalized voice, how she’s remaining spiritually grounded and prioritizing her wellness, the importance of protecting your joy and your peace, her biggest dream, and so much more!

To connect with Ardre and learn more visit her website http://iamardreorie.com and http://100seedsofpromise.com and on Facebook @iamardreorie @13thandjoan @100seedsofpromise Instagram: @13thandjoan @iamardreorie @100seedsofpromise on YouTube here and on LinkedIn here

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The Wisdom of this Moment with Intuitive Medium Amy White

The Wisdom of this Moment with Intuitive Medium Amy White

October 15, 2020

Happy #SeekTheJoy Thursday!

On the podcast today is Amy White, International Best-Selling Author, highly sought after speaker, and Intuitive Medium on a mission to help individuals heal the past, discover personal truths, and thrive. 

  • Amy shares how she became an Intuitive Medium, her advice for anyone that wants to begin working with their intuition, learning to trust ourselves by reconnecting back to our body, and coming back into alignment with the wholeness of who we are.
  • Amy shares the wisdom of this moment and the gifts of this global pause, how we can begin to thrive, and not just survive, as result of hardship, Amy shares the word of this moment, and why we’re all beginners right now.
  • Plus Amy shares shares her work channeling the Greater Consciousness, how this collective group of energies presents itself, the role of boundaries in her work as both an intuitive and medium, her biggest dream, and so much more!

To connect with Amy and learn more about her work visit her website www.amywhite.co and on Instagram @mzamywhite and you can find her book Closer to Paradise: A Mother's Journey through Crisis and Healing here

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Energy Healing, Understanding Past Lives, and Transforming Fear and Trauma with Spiritual Intuitive and Energy Healer Liliana Barzola

Energy Healing, Understanding Past Lives, and Transforming Fear and Trauma with Spiritual Intuitive and Energy Healer Liliana Barzola

October 13, 2020

Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday!

On the podcast today is Liliana Barzola, a renowned spiritual intuitive, energy healer and the founder of Lotus Lantern Healing Arts.

  • Liliana shares her gifts as an intuitive and energy healer, how energy moves, and empowering ourselves by working with our intuition.
  • Past lives 101, Liliana's top tips for working with past lives to clear trauma and understand our joys and passions, the connection between past lives and numerology, and trusting the connections you feel.
  • Plus, Liliana shares how we can strengthen our energy field, why we carry guilt and shame in our body, transforming fear and trauma through self-compassion, her biggest dream, and so much more!

To connect with Liliana and her work visit her website https://www.lotuslantern.org and on Instagram @lotuslantern and to schedule an appointment with Liliana: https://www.lotuslantern.org/sessions/schedule-appointment/

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Celebrating Three Years of Seek The Joy Podcast

Celebrating Three Years of Seek The Joy Podcast

October 6, 2020

Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! Today we’re celebrating THREE YEARS of Seek The Joy Podcast!

In today’s episode Sydney reflects on the last three years of Seek The Joy, she shares her top three takeaways from three years of the podcast: the impact of vulnerability, the role of joy and passion, and why it’s so important to celebrate ourselves, what she's excited about for year four, and more!

Countless conversations, connections, and moments in joy later, the last three years wouldn’t be possible without you. Thank you for being part of this show and its journey - we can't wait to dive into year four!

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Thank You For Voting with Erin Geiger Smith

Thank You For Voting with Erin Geiger Smith

October 1, 2020

Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday!

On the podcast this week is Erin Geiger Smith, journalist and author of Thank You For Voting.

  • Erin and shares about her new book "Thank You For Voting", how it began as a research project, and why education is so important and how we can use education to increase voter turnout.
  • How we can help our friends, family, and co-workers get out and vote, why it's so important to understand the voter registration process in your state, and the role of voter suppression.
  • Plus, Erin shares how we can create a voting plan, what to expect when you vote by mail this year, how we can make voting fun and joyful, and so much more!

Resources mentioned in today’s episode:

To connect with Erin and learn more visit her website http://eringeigersmith.com and on Instagram @thankyouforvoting @egs Twitter @erin_gs and you can find Thank You For Voting here

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CELEBRATE WITH US: We are celebrating THREE YEARS of Seek The Joy Podcast on October 3rd! We’re celebrating this year on Zoom and I’d love for you to join! Save the date for Saturday October 3rd at 2pm PT and RSVP here!

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