Kris Carlson Podcast Shawn Achor Interview

By | December 5th, 2016|Podcasts|

Did you know that there are research-proven advantages to happiness? That positive thinking truly affects the ways that our brains interact with the world? It’s powerful science, and today on the podcast, we’re joined by one of the world’s leading experts in this space: Shawn Achor.

Holding Hands and Leaning In

By | December 1st, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

A few months ago, I was leading morning meditation and teaching a happiness course at REI’s Outessa Summit—an outdoor adventure event/retreat for women.

Practicing Happiness Series: Broadcasting Happiness with Michelle Gielan

By | November 28th, 2016|Podcasts|

Have you ever considered that your problems can grow larger when you put more attention on them and how talking about them contributes to a loss of perspective? What are the real benefits of spending more time focused on the positive things going on, and how can we put broadcasting happiness into practice?

Waking Up Grateful

By | November 24th, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

I often feel a fire in my belly start to churn in the wee hours of the morning; my body and my spirit are ready to awaken and seize the day. But I do my best to go back to sleep until I hear the roosters crow.

Practicing Happiness

By | November 21st, 2016|Podcasts|

I am so excited to kick off a brand new podcast series today: Practicing Happiness!

This series is all about the art and science of happiness and putting it into a practice in our daily lives.

Three Ways To Get Back To Happiness

By | November 17th, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

It’s tempting, at times, to look at my life circumstances and say, “Wow, with all of this going on, there’s no way I’m going to feel any joy.”

But the truth is, life’s circumstances have little or no value when it comes to experiencing real joy.

Kris Carlson Podcast: Start Right Where You Are with Samantha Bennett

By | November 14th, 2016|Podcasts|

Do you ever wonder what is the purpose of creativity--and what is its beautiful source? Do you ever wonder how to beat down the hindrance of procrastination in order to create worthwhile things?

Let’s Love America to Greatness

By | November 10th, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

Let’s make America great again. Yes, let’s do just that.

We have a new President. He’s the wild card, the Trump card played by a surprisingly large number of Americans who wished to be heard. He led with hatred, he spoke with aggression, yet he’s been voted into one of the greatest positions of leadership our world knows.

Podcast: Break Down Your Wall of Resistance

By | November 7th, 2016|Podcasts|

We all have an ego--that voice that strives to “protect” us by keeping us in survival mode, activating fear, forming comfort zones, and building a wall of resistance around our hearts.

Everyday Mindfulness

By | November 3rd, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

Mindfulness is all about the human experience of every moment.

What are you feeling?

What are you thinking?

How can you breathe more life into your body?

The Power of Reflection to Success

By | October 31st, 2016|Podcasts|

What does it mean to have a reflective mind?

We are all faced with decisions and a flood of emotions daily. It’s natural for us to jump into intense thinking, problem-solving, and a search for answers, but how often do we stop to quiet our minds and just reflect?

My Wiser Self Says

By | October 27th, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

"Aging is an extraordinary process whereby you become the person that you always should have been." -David Bowie

It has been said that “youth is wasted on the young,” which leads me to wonder…

What would your wiser Self tell your younger Innocent one?

Be Engaged in Your Life

By | October 24th, 2016|Podcasts|

Let’s face it: in our day-to-day routines, we often get lost in the mundane, don’t we? Routine brings comfort, but it can also bring stagnation.

Today on the podcast, I invite you to join me as we consider practical ways to stay fully engaged in our lives. Seeking full engagement means we don’t let ourselves fall prey to stagnation.

When Things Fall Apart

By | October 19th, 2016|Living The Big Stuff|

Stuff happens--all the time--in life, in relationships, and in business.

Just the other day, I was on top of the world. I was in New York City having some amazing business meetings and heading to a lunch meeting with one of my spiritual mentors, Marianne Williamson, when I received an unexpected phone call. BAM! I was stopped in my tracks.

Transcendental Meditation with Bob Roth

By | October 17th, 2016|Podcasts|

I started practicing Transcendental Meditation a couple of years ago after going through some post-traumatic stress and I was shocked at the simplicity of it.

Today on the podcast, Bob Roth, author and expert in Transcendental Meditation, is sharing his knowledge and wisdom on all things TM.

How Shift Happens with Christine Hassler

By | October 14th, 2016|Podcasts|

How do you find your happiness from the inside out?

Christine Hassler left her successful job as a Hollywood agent at 25 to pursue a life she could be passionate about . . . but it did not come easily.

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