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IN HER NEW ALBUM ‘EGO,’ TRISHES NAVIGATES THE COMPLEXITY OF OUR SENSE OF SELF, AND ISN’T AFRAID TO DECLARE THE MANY WAYS IN WHICH IT GETS WARPED IN MODERN SOCIETY. If you asked me to imagine my version of a “perfect” album, it would likely be a fusion of philosophical/psychological pondering, critical sociopolitical commentary, and […]

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Podcast #39: TRISHES on Navigating Ego & Our Many Selves

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HARRIS III IS KIIIND OF A BIG DEAL. (See what I did there? 😝) … so I was pretty nervous about interviewing him. Then, when I showed up to his office all prepared with my huge bag of fancy new gear and couldn’t get it to work like it had the night before, I was […]

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Podcast #38: Harris III on Healing Cynicism with Wonder & Story

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Drew Hicks is a triple threat: he’s a talented writer and artist, a kick-ass speaker and storyteller, and a true Renaissance dude who could keep himself alive in the wilderness probably longer than anyone else I know. He’s a “nature-based stoic, and a deeply spiritual pro-science weirdo in the style of John Muir.” I meeeean […]

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Podcast #37: Drew Hicks on the Deep Value of Storytelling

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STORIES SHAPE OUR LIVES IN MORE WAYS THAN WE COULD EVER KNOW. New month, new theme! My theme for May is “story,” and I’m excited to share the wonderful interviews I have for you this month with a few super talented storytellers, and to talk about the impact of stories on our lives. In the […]

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Podcast #36: Let’s Talk About Stories

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WHAT DID I LEARN ABOUT THE TOPIC OF CONSISTENCY WHILE FOCUSING ON IT THIS MONTH? That, while of course it’s important, it’s still not as important as grace and flexibility. In this solo episode, I speak from the heart about why this one ended up being pretty different from what I was expecting — and […]

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Podcast #35: Crafting Your Daily Manifesto

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📸Christian O’Grady / @litvisualproductions Yesterday, I had one of those precious moments of clarity that you wish you could take a magical snapshot of so you don’t lose it again. I know writing helps me process things better, and I think you’ll benefit from me sharing this nugget, too. There’s a bit of set-up, but […]

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Why Gratitude Without Wonder is Insufficient

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JONATHAN BERRY IS THE ARCHETYPAL “WORK HARD, PLAY HARD” DUDE. As I’ve gotten to know him over the past 5+ years, I’ve admired his balance of a joyful, lighthearted approach to life, and serious commitment to his family, friends, and work. When Jonathan started his real estate business and I saw the entrepreneurial side of […]

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Podcast #34: Jonathan Berry on Creating Systems that Work

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Everyone has that one friend who traveled abroad in college and never really came back. Nicole Boriski is that friend for me. And while the selfish part of me would have liked to see more of her over the past decade, she’s been up to some pretty cool shit, and I’m glad her journeys have […]

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Podcast #33: Nicole Boriski on Consistent Stewardship of the Earth

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If you’re a habits geek like me, or just someone looking to improve one of your routines or habits, this solo episode is for you. Episode 32 kicks off April’s focus on the theme of Consistency. In this solo pod, I’m sharing with you 5 of the best strategies/tools that have worked for me and […]

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Podcast #32: Creating Good Habits that Stick

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Travis Cooper is one of those people you can tell is a dancer just be seeing him walk down the street. He carries himself with such presence, grace, and fierceness — and as I mention on the intro, has a truly magnetic (except LOL I said infectious because I couldn’t think of the right word, ehhh […]

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Podcast #31: Travis Cooper on the Power of Authentic Movement

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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.

Tell me more!

Howdy!