Do Something Highlight: Kristina Southam

Thursday, August 16, 2018


"I want to. I can. I will."

This is the mantra that got Kristina Southam to her goal of running a marathon and hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro.

She's our "Do Something Highlight" today and sharing ways that she has done things that have scared her and the effects of them.  One of these included taking a break from a graduate program she had worked so hard to get into, and how deferring ended up being the best way to reset her life.

Listen to hear about how she wanted to show up better for the people in her life, what self-care looks like for her, and what she learned about doing the right thing in the right season of life.


You can listen the interview below, or on iTunesSoundcloudStitcherPocketcastsGoogleplay, or search for "About Progress" wherever you get your podcasts.  If you like the show please share it, subscribe, and leave a review!!


Show Notes:
Kristina's Instagram and Las Vegas Race: Saints and Sinners Half and Relay
Monica's next workshop in Walnut Creek, CA on August 25th--get your tickets HERE and $15 off each ticket when you use the code "LISTENER"
Monica's two-day, 24-hour workshop REDISCOVER YOU, with guest teachers Kim Christenson and Rachel Nielson (use code "AUGUST" to save $25 and listen to the episode to hear a discount for $35 off)
Monica's Facebook and Instagram
Contact Monica for podcast consulting and personal coaching
More Podcasts from About Progress
Song Credit: "Sweet Promise" and "Warm Lights" by Nicolai Heidlas

Stop Settling! How Being a Little Braver Can Shift Everything || with Christiana Hill of the Art of Bravery

Wednesday, August 15, 2018


Christiana Hill and her husband were living a perfectly prescribed life.  And they were miserable.

Going off the script for them--which involved quitting their jobs, saying more empowered "no's," and moving into a remodeled school bus (a "skoolie")--was the opposite of easy, but it was exactly what they needed.

You don't need to make such drastic changes to alter the course of your life, too.  In fact, Christiana preaches that "being brave is in the every day actions."  Finding small ways to ignite some courage will build a foundation for bigger acts of bravery when you need to step up, and step out, in ways that are truer to who you really want to become.

Listen in to learn how this can look for you and why it's worth getting a little uncomfortable.



You can listen the interview below, or on iTunesSoundcloudStitcherPocketcastsGoogleplay, or search for "About Progress" wherever you get your podcasts.  If you like the show please share it, subscribe, and leave a review!!


Show Notes:
Christiana's website, Instagram, Instagram for The Art of Bravery, and Facebook
Last week's episode with Rosie Card
Monica's next workshop in Walnut Creek, CA on August 25th--get your tickets HERE and $15 off each ticket when you use the code "LISTENER"
Monica's Facebook and Instagram
Contact Monica for podcast consulting and personal coaching
More Podcasts from About Progress
Song Credit: "Sweet Promise" and "Warm Lights" by Nicolai Heidlas

Finding and Using Your VOICE! || with Rosemary Card of Q.NOOR

Wednesday, August 8, 2018


As an international model turned student, turned missionary, turned business owner and clothing designer,n speaker, advocate, and author (phew!), Rosemary Card has done and seen more than most almost-30-year-olds!

Rosie's gift of using her unique voice was forged through years of standing up to bullies, living up to her values amidst great pressure, and speaking up even within her own religious culture.  She shines so brightly, and Rosie knows YOU can, too!

In this interview, Rosie shares how she found her own voice BY using it, what she believes we all need to do, and how faith is made stronger because of doubt.


Want to learn more from Rosie?  You simply MUST read her book.  It's the perfect mix of memoir, essays, and self-help from a gal-who-knows.



You can listen the interview below, or on iTunesSoundcloudStitcherPocketcastsGoogleplay, or search for "About Progress" wherever you get your podcasts.  If you like the show please share it, subscribe, and leave a review!!



Show Notes:
Rosie's website, book, Instagram, and Facebook
MAMA SPRING BREAK!
Last weeks' episodes with Camille Andros, Crystalee Beck, and my 100th episode!
Monica's two-day, 24-hour workshop REDISCOVER YOU, with guest teachers Kim Christenson and Rachel Nielson (use code "AUGUST" to save $25 and listen to the episode to hear a discount for $35 off)
Monica's next workshop in Walnut Creek, CA on August 25th--get your tickets HERE and $15 off each ticket when you buy two or more tickets with the code "TWOPLUS"
Monica's Facebook and Instagram
Contact Monica for podcast consulting and personal coaching
More Podcasts from About Progress
Song Credit: "Sweet Promise" and "Warm Lights" by Nicolai Heidlas

Practicing the Mindset You Want || with Camille Andros

Friday, August 3, 2018


Camille Andros is used to juggling a lot of balls.  As an author and mother of six, she often battles having a lot of important priorities and all at the same time.  Not just in spite of this, but because of it, Camille has learned that in order to be "all in" and present with the task at hand, you have to practice the mindset of intentionality.  Creating this mindset shift has enabled Camille to be a better author, mother, and work on her own self-development.

Listen to learn how this is the case for Camille, as well as how she learned the importance of knowing her own "why" in all areas of her life, and about her new book The Dress and the Girl and its timely release during this important historical moment of immigration crises.


You can listen the interview below, or on iTunesSoundcloudStitcherPocketcastsGoogleplay, or search for "About Progress" wherever you get your podcasts.  If you like the show please share it, subscribe, and leave a review!!




Show Notes:
Camille's Instagram, Website, and BOOKS: HERE (The Dress and the Girl) and HERE (Charlotte the Scientist is Squished)!
Camille's first interview on the podcast
Referenced episode with Preston Pugmire and his free Facebook group
Monica's two-day, 24-hour workshop REDISCOVER YOU, with guest teachers Kim Christenson and Rachel Nielson (use code "AUGUST" to save $25 and listen to the episode to hear a discount for $35 off)
Monica's next workshop in Walnut Creek, CA on August 25th--get your tickets HERE and $15 off each ticket when you buy two or more tickets with the code "TWOPLUS"
Monica's Facebook and Instagram
Contact Monica for podcast consulting and personal coaching
More Podcasts from About Progress
Song Credit: "Sweet Promise" and "Warm Lights" by Nicolai Heidlas

How Playing Every Day Boosts Productivity || with Crystalee Beck of the Mama Ladder

Wednesday, August 1, 2018


When Crystalee Beck got laid off three years ago, her first stop was to the library for some new books and then she took herself on a hike.  Now as a successful entrepreneur and mother, Crystalee knows and practices the research behind how "playing" as an adult leads to far more productivity.

Playing for the pure fun of it will bless anyone's lives, whether you're a stay-at-home mama or a climbing the corporate ladder.  Listen to learn why this is the case and how it can translate in ways big or small to your own life.

 

And join the Mama Spring Break (I'll be there!!!) while early registration is open! Mingle with fellow mamas making their own businesses, learn from the brightest mamas in the field, and--true to the preachings of this podcast--have some fun along the way!


You can listen the interview below, or on iTunesSoundcloudStitcherPocketcastsGoogleplay, or search for "About Progress" wherever you get your podcasts.  If you like the show please share it, subscribe, and leave a review!!


Show Notes:
Mama Spring Break
The Mama Ladder's website, Instagram, and Facebook
Monica's two-day, 24-hour workshop REDISCOVER YOU, with guest teachers Kim Christenson and Rachel Nielson (use code "AUGUST" to save $25 during August, only!)
Monica's next workshop in Walnut Creek, CA on August 25th--get your tickets HERE and $15 each ticket when you buy two or more tickets with the code "TWOPLUS"
Monica's Facebook and Instagram
Contact Monica for podcast consulting and personal coaching
More Podcasts from About Progress
Song Credit: "Sweet Promise" and "Warm Lights" by Nicolai Heidlas

100 EPISODES! Monica Gives Some Behind-the-Scenes of Pursuing a Dream!

Sunday, July 29, 2018


I am so ecstatic to reach 100 episodes today!

In honor of this wonderful number, I'm going to take you behind-the-scenes to the podcast: where the numbers are at, what's hard about it, what's wonderful, and where it's headed.

This is unscripted and unedited.  Stick with me through all the awkwardness, pauses, and stutters!  Because friends, I'm in this for you. THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE!

You can listen the interview below, or on iTunesSoundcloudStitcherPocketcastsGoogleplay, or search for "About Progress" wherever you get your podcasts.  If you like the show please share it, subscribe, and leave a review!!


Show Notes:
50th Episode
State of the Podcast Address
My interview with Unpolished Podcast
My Interview with Preston Pugmire
Monica's two-day, 24-hour workshop REDISCOVER YOU, with guest teachers Kim Christenson and Rachel Nielson (use code "JULY" to save $50 during July, only!)
Monica's next workshop in Walnut Creek, CA--get your tickets HERE and $15 each ticket when you buy two or more tickets with the code "TWOPLUS"
Monica's Facebook and Instagram
Contact Monica for podcast consulting and personal coaching
More Podcasts from About Progress
Song Credit: "Sweet Promise" and "Warm Lights" by Nicolai Heidlas

Giving Yourself Permission to Fail || with Beth Allen

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

  "If I hadn’t made the bad paintings, then I wouldn’t have made the good paintings either.”

I have three of Beth Allen's prints hanging on the walls of my home.  I want about 100 more, and some of the "real thing," too.  

Beth amazed me during our chat not just because of this artistry she has never known life without, but because of how she has worked so hard to hone her craft, given it permission to take all sorts of forms and genres, and allowed it to teach her that she simply can't be too hard on herself.

Because Beth learned through years of fighting an eating disorder that smothered her creativity, that you have to be willing to allow room for imperfections to create masterpieces.

Listen in to hear how Beth has cultivated her gift, how she navigates keeping her own character in her work while still satisfying others, what she learned the hard way from being a perfectionist, and what self-care looks like for her and its essential place in encouraging her artistry to flourish.

 

You can listen the interview below, or on iTunesSoundcloudStitcherPocketcastsGoogleplay, or search for "About Progress" wherever you get your podcasts.  If you like the show please share it, subscribe, and leave a review!!




Show Notes:
Beth's Website and Instagram
Last week's episode with Beauty Redefined and their Course (use code APBR30 for $30 off!!)
Monica's two-day, 24-hour workshop REDISCOVER YOU, with guest teachers Kim Christenson and Rachel Nielson (use code "JULY" to save $50 during July, only!)
Monica's next workshop in Walnut Creek, CA--get your tickets HERE and $15 each ticket when you buy two or more tickets with the code "TWOPLUS"
Monica's Facebook and Instagram
Contact Monica for podcast consulting and personal coaching
More Podcasts from About Progress
Song Credit: "Sweet Promise" and "Warm Lights" by Nicolai Heidlas
 
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