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 I'm Valerie, and I help women get out of their heads to align with their vision, play bigger in their lives, and shine their brightest. I am a huge nerd, and personal development is my passion.

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Though I’ve only spent a few hours with Sara Schuster so far, I know it’s just the beginning of what’s sure to be a meaningful friendship. I first came across Sara last fall at the 2019 Folk Magic Fest in Nashville, and when I looked her up on Instagram afterwards and saw that part of her bio […]

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Podcast #52: Sara Schuster on the Magic of Plants

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Despite how common symptoms of anxiety and depression are these days, there’s a general lack of understanding about how to address them in a holistic (whole-person) way. About 1 in 5 American adults has an anxiety disorder (and that number appears to be climbing), and about 7% have experienced a depressive episode within the last […]

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Podcast #51: A Whole-Person Approach for Healing Depression & Anxiety

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Whether you observe Thanksgiving or not, we can all use frequent reminders to zoom out and appreciate what we have. After all, it’s a heck of a lot more peaceful to love what we have than it is to focus on/want what we don’t have. In this solo episode, I’m sharing with you a modified […]

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Podcast #50: Harvesting the Gifts of the Ancestors

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When I first learned about Ashlee Piper and her book through a mutual friend, I was immediately smitten. A style-savvy, cruelty-free, snarky, smart-as-hell woman helping us all figure out how the hell to ACTUALLY live more sustainably? SIGN ME THE F UP. Okay, the interview itself was super fun and informative, so just go listen (or […]

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Podcast #49: Ashlee Piper on Giving a Sh*t: Sustainable & Cruelty-Free Living

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What does it mean to embody sacred fool energy… and why does it matter? In this solo podcast episode (with a special guest visit from Fox), we talk about why the Fool archetype is so important, and how we can become aware of and shift our blocks to allowing ourselves to fully embrace and embody […]

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#48: Embodying Sacred Fool Energy

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I first fell for Amber through listening to her podcast, and after attending her “Ignite Your Soul Summit” event this April, I knew I wanted to work with her. I’ve been a part of Amber’s Accelerator Mastermind since then, and while my own trajectory of growth and expansion during this time has been far from […]

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Podcast #47: Amber Lilyestrom on Owning Your Worthiness

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Psst – to listen to the audio version of this post (6 minutes), click here! I’ve sung in choirs since 6th grade when it was first offered in my school system, and over these 20+ years, I’ve definitely experienced first-hand the many benefits of being a part of a chorus. At a church meeting* last […]

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Be the Choir (and the Soloist)

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When I first came across Erin Stutland‘s work, it was that awesome feeling of “where has this been all my life?!” Like, WHAAAA, someone put together affirmations with aerobics?? SIGN ME THE F UP. 😜 I have been an aerobics girl since Margaret Richards and Denise Austin** back in the DAY— and as much shade […]

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Podcast #46: Erin Stutland on the Power of Joyful Movement

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In this solo episode, I’m taking you behind the scenes into my process of birthing Rooted Spirit Circle out into the world — my excitement, my belief in it, and also my fears and insecurities. If you’ve ever struggled with fear and doubt around stepping into the arena of your life in a bigger way […]

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Podcast #45: WTF is Rooted Spirit Circle? + Sharing my Messy Process

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On this episode of the podcast, I’m delving into a #unpopularopinion I have about how I often see yoga practiced in the west. That’s all I’m gonna say about it — check out the quick episode, check out the resources below, and let’s continue this important conversation. To listen to the episode, stream from the […]

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Podcast #44: Why Are We So Obsessed with Alignment in Yoga?

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CATEGORIES

podcast

mindset

embody

magic

justice

Your Daily Dose

want to work together?

 Get my free Self-Worth manifesto here

 I'm Valerie, and I help women get out of their heads to align with their vision, play bigger in their lives, and shine their brightest. I am a huge nerd, and personal development is my passion.

Tell me more!

Howdy!