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The Chasing Joy Podcast

The Chasing Joy Podcast shares meaningful conversations about wellness that will bring energy and joy into your life. Every week Chasing Joy dives into a topic related to wellness and brings on new guests with expertise in that area. This podcast will entertain, educate and inspire you to live a more joyful, energized life.
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Jun 27, 2017

Emily was one of the first bloggers I really connected with back in 2014. We’ve met a couple times in New York, Tampa and most recently Philly. What attracted me first to Emily’s blog is her amazing writing and ability to distill such relatable truths.

She’s someone who shares her thoughts in such a relatable valuable way without making everything a listicle or waiting until life has happened to wrap up some lessons in a bow.

 

This episode is all about life after college. The ups the downs and how to navigate between what you really want versus what the world is telling you you’re supposed to be doing.

 

On this Episode We Talk About:

x Why life transitions are hard

x When to tell your friends you have a blog

x The job hunt - why does it have to be so hard?!

x Identifying the “shoulds” in your life (and slowly getting rid of them)

x Why social media often adds to the “shoulds”

x Practical tips for practicing mindfulness and presence

x Why rest is totally underrated

x What it’s really like to live at home after college

x Emily’s running story

x Why hard times don’t last

x What happens when “healthy” becomes part of your identity

x Why sharing your story matters

x The pressure to turn your blog into a business

x Why blogging full time isn’t right for everyone

x The benefits of blogging as a hobby versus a business

x Why “following your passion” isn’t always good advice

 

This Episode is Perfect For:

x Recent grads

x Anyone balancing work and a passion project

x 20-somethings

x anyone in a major life transition

x bloggers

x runners

 

Connect with Emily

on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/myhealthyishlife/

online: http://myhealthishlife.com

 

For full show notes go to: http://init4thelongrun.com

Jun 20, 2017

This is the 2nd Q&A episode of the Chasing Joy Podcast. I asked my listeners if they had any questions about health, body acceptance, body image, self-care, relationships and more and they totally did! On this show I share my honest thoughts on a variety of topics. I share my own experience without preachy advice. Hope you enjoy!

On this Episode I Answer Questions About:

Life:

  • Traveling & at home routines
  • Who inspires me
  • Whole Food’s being acquired by Amazon
  • How to get started with your blog

Health:

  • The mind body detox (the 5-day juice cleanse I did last year)
  • The biggest change in my health journey
  • Dealing mentally with gaining weight
  • Not feeling bad about rest days and moving intuitively
  • Turning bad body image days into joyful days

Relationships:

  • Mental health & relationships
  • How to deal with someone who doesn’t want a relationship (but still wants to hang out)
  • How to deal with friends who are being one sided
  • How to meet likeminded friends
  • Long distance relationships
Jun 13, 2017

Evie is a yoga teacher whose classes balance physical wellness, mental health, spiritual growth and self-love.  In addition to teaching a variety of yoga classes each week, Evie works as a Therapuetic Mentor at Fairwinds counseling center, offers seasonal holistic juice cleanses with a local juice-company and leads support groups on intuitive eating.  She views wellness as lifelong journey of healing - and is a dedicated student and teacher of self-love.

 

On this Episode we Talk About:

  • Evie’s journey to discovering yoga and becoming a teacher
  • Lesson’s she’s learned from her yoga practice
  • How her practice evolved from physical to spiritual
  • The lessons from being a beginner & keeping a beginner’s spirit
  • Introducing more feminine energy into your life
  • Balancing the yin and the yang
  • How to tune into intuition, physically and mentally
  • Becoming an observer rather than judger of your own thoughts
  • Body image and the attachment to your inner critic
  • Being mindful about the language we use around our bodies
  • Practicing being more present and participating in your own life

 

This Episode is Perfect For Anyone Who:

  • Is looking to better listen to/tune into their intuition
  • Wants to detach from their inner critic
  • Is feeling fear and judgment around trying something new
  • Is on a journey of body acceptance
  • Wants to bring more mindfulness into their lives
  • Curious about the dimensions of yoga

 

Connect with Evie:

 

Full show notes:

http://init4thelongrun.com

Jun 6, 2017

This week I have my boss, mentor and friend Jason Bridges on the Chasing Joy Podcast. Alongside his wife, Jason owns and operates two Nantucket businesses: Handlebar Cafe & Nantucket Bike tours. He’s also a local selectman and has spoken at Tedx about the power of emotional intelligence and self awareness.

On this episode we talk about:

  • Jason’s journey to discovering emotional intelligence
  • Applying emotional intelligence in small business
  • The importance of connecting with people
  • How to improve your small talk game in a way that works for you (and why it really matters)
  • The importance of self-awareness in your personal and business life
  • How to become more aware of your feelings and thoughts
  • Practical ways to practice boosting your energy and mood when you’re aware you’re having a bad day
  • The importance of surrounding yourself with inspiring, positive people
  • How to move on from situations and relationships that don’t serve you
  • The power of believing in people
  • Teaching to grow yourself
  • Managing your energy not your time
  • The importance of accepting compliments

 

This Episode is Perfect For

  • Honestly, everyone but specifically people who are:
  • Interested in personal growth
  • Want to practice more self-awareness
  • Looking to connect with people whether it’s for work or make new friends
  • Wanting to be more effective with their time and energy
  • Anyone who wants to bring more joy and energy into their life (hello! what this show is all about)

For full show notes visit: http://init4thelongrun.com

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