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Welcome to the Joy Found Here podcast, hosted by Stephanie Martinez Rivera. Join us each week while we have real talk with inspiring women about life,balance, grace and permission to step off the ride. Listen in as we he
Latest Episode10/4/2022

Grief, Faith, and Coaching Through Life with Patty Cuevas

Ep. 73
Life coaches provide value to anyone, no matter what stage of life you’re in or what you’re going through.  In this episode, I am joined by the wonderful Patty Cuevas. After losing her father and navigating other major life events, Patty has become passionate about helping women after going through a major turning point in their life. Through her life coaching and her podcast, The Listen Bella, Patty inspires women to rediscover their confidence by tapping into their strengths and talents. It’s never too late to seek out a life coach who can support you along your journey in life! Throughout this episode, Patty talks about the events in her life that led her to begin her life coaching business. You will hear about her grieving experience after losing her father, why she was inspired to start life coaching, how the world is still grieving from the global pandemic, and how the foundational relationship she has with her faith has helped her throughout the most challenging times in her life. Tune in to Episode 73 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear about Patty’s inspiring story!In This Episode, You Will Learn:About Patty’s background  (3:54)About Patty’s experience with grief and how it comes in waves (7:14)What led Patty to go into coaching (20:36)How the global pandemic has led to worldwide grieving (38:40)Ways that Patty’s faith has been a foundation in her life (42:45)Connect with Patty CuevasPodcast - The Listen Bella WebsiteInstagramLet’s Connect:Website
10/4/2022

Grief, Faith, and Coaching Through Life with Patty Cuevas

Ep. 73
Life coaches provide value to anyone, no matter what stage of life you’re in or what you’re going through.  In this episode, I am joined by the wonderful Patty Cuevas. After losing her father and navigating other major life events, Patty has become passionate about helping women after going through a major turning point in their life. Through her life coaching and her podcast, The Listen Bella, Patty inspires women to rediscover their confidence by tapping into their strengths and talents. It’s never too late to seek out a life coach who can support you along your journey in life! Throughout this episode, Patty talks about the events in her life that led her to begin her life coaching business. You will hear about her grieving experience after losing her father, why she was inspired to start life coaching, how the world is still grieving from the global pandemic, and how the foundational relationship she has with her faith has helped her throughout the most challenging times in her life. Tune in to Episode 73 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear about Patty’s inspiring story!In This Episode, You Will Learn:About Patty’s background  (3:54)About Patty’s experience with grief and how it comes in waves (7:14)What led Patty to go into coaching (20:36)How the global pandemic has led to worldwide grieving (38:40)Ways that Patty’s faith has been a foundation in her life (42:45)Connect with Patty CuevasPodcast - The Listen Bella WebsiteInstagramLet’s Connect:Website
9/27/2022

The Postpartum Doula Passionately Helping New Parents with Patricia Grenseman

Ep. 72
No matter how many parenting books are read or parental advice is given, nothing can prepare new parents for how their life will change after having a child. In this episode, I am joined by the amazing Patricia Grenseman, a certified Postpartum Doula and Sleep Consultant. After Patricia had her first child, she went through a difficult and challenging transition full of overwhelming emotions and unmet expectations for what motherhood would be like. Since then, Patricia has learned from her experience and is dedicated to getting to know families and working with them through the newborn period. Through personalized postpartum support, Patricia is committed to helping parents have a positive Fourth Trimester experience while navigating the ropes of being new parents.Throughout this episode, Patricia shares her Postpartum expertise. You will hear what made her personal experience with her newborn child challenging, ways that she supports new parents in-home and virtually, her advice for new mothers struggling with their weight and recovering from giving birth, the high standards new moms hold themselves to, and so much more. Tune in to Episode 72 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear how Patricia is passionately helping new parents as a Postpartum Doula! In This Episode, You Will Learn:About Patricia’s personal pregnancy experience (3:52)What Patricia’s role is as an in-home Postpartum Doula (11:21)Patricia’s advice for women recovering from a C-section (25:36)Why it’s hard to define the high standards new mom’s hold themselves to (32:40)Where new parents can find support outside of a Postpartum Doula (34:27)Connect with Patricia GrensemanWebsite - Virtual Doula Support!InstagramLet’s Connect:Website
9/20/2022

Sex & Spirituality: Discovering Deeper Pleasure with Ava Ashe

Ep. 71
Do you feel disconnected between your spirituality and your sex life? If so, today’s guest will help you along your sexploration to discover how to transform your sex life through spirituality! In this episode, I am joined by the wonderful Ava Ashe. After embarking on a journey to discover how sex fit into the realm of spiritualty, Ava discovered that the two are interconnected. She is a Multi-Orgasmic Mentor, Authentic Tantra Practitioner, and Hypnotherapy Practitioner who helps people transform and heal their sex life through spiritual tools. Ava is passionate about making sex fun again, uncovering the trauma blocks that are hindering pleasure, and reaching spiritual fulfillment through sexual expression. Throughout this episode, Ava talks about her spiritual journey that led her to sexual healing, what Tantra is, how to identify the trauma blocks that are holding you back in your sex life, ways that she guides people towards more pleasure, and so much more. Tune in to Episode 71 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear how you can take your pleasure into your own hands! In This Episode, You Will Learn:About Ava’s spiritual journey that led her to sexual healing (3:19)What Tantra is (9:30)How trauma impacts our ability to feel and embrace pleasure (14:47)Ways that Ava teaches people how to feel more pleasure  (22:03)Benefits of orgasm and being in a state of pleasure (26:00)Connect with AvaWebsiteInstagramLet’s Connect:Website
9/13/2022

The Money Guide To Marriage & Divorce with Tracy Coenen

Ep. 70
Have you or someone you know gone through a divorce? Among the many emotions that come with ending a marriage, handling the finances is one of the trickiest parts to navigate. In this episode, I am so excited to be joined by the amazing Tracy Coenen. Tracy is a Forensic Accountant and the Creator of the Divorce Money Guide. This guide helps people who are wary of their ex-partners financial handling by providing them a step-by-step process  to help them determine where and how much money is missing. Tracy is passionate about helping women who are going through a divorce to gain clarity on their financial situations and create a plan to resolve any financial conflict. Throughout this episode, Tracy talks about her journey to becoming a Forensic Accountant and where along this path she was inspired to help women getting divorced handle their finances. You will hear about the different steps she includes in the Divorce Money Guide, stories from clients that she has helped, money management red flags to look for in a marriage, why it’s important to be inquisitive, and more. Tune in to Episode 70 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear Tracy’s advice for money management when it comes to marriage and divorce!In This Episode, You Will Learn:How Tracy was led to her career as a Forensic Accountant and the Divorce Money Guide (3:35)What Tracy includes in her Divorce Money Guide (9:07)About The Marriage Money Guide that Tracey is creating (15:20)Red flags to look out for when it comes to money management in marriage (21:32)About Tracy’s news features (39:02)Connect with Tracy CoenenWebsiteInstagramFacebookLet’s Connect:Website
9/6/2022

Rediscovering Your Identity After Motherhood with Sarah Carpenter

Ep. 69
How are you nurturing your relationship with yourself? As mothers, we put in so much effort to maintain and support our children and other relationships in our life that we end up leaving the most important relationship on the backburner, the one we have with ourselves. In this episode, I am so excited to be joined by the wonderful Sarah Carpenter. After having her four children and becoming a single mother, Sarah felt lost and disconnected to her identity outside of being a mother. This sparked Sarah’s mission to rediscover who she was as a woman and search for the right tools to help her nurture the relationship she had with herself. Today, Sarah shares her wisdom with other women through her coaching business. Throughout this episode, Sarah shares what she has learned while working on her relationship with herself and the advice she wants other women to take away. You will learn how Sarah started this journey, what she describes as “the bravest thing I have ever done”, three actionable tips for listeners to build a better relationship with themselves, and why she decided to pursue life coaching as a career. Tune in to Episode 69 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear why it’s important for women to focus on their relationship with themselves!In This Episode, You Will Learn:How motherhood has changed Sarah’s life (3:36)The bravest thing that Sarah has done in her life  (13:38)How Sarah discovered life coaching and why she decided to pursue it as a career (25:29)Why talking yourself into anything is a red flag (33:00)Three tangible tools to build a better relationship with yourself (40:18)Resources Mentioned: Free Feminine First WorkshopConnect with SarahWebsiteLet’s Connect:Website
8/30/2022

Decluttering Our Intentions & Optimizing Our Femininity with Olivia Heine

Ep. 68
Clutter is easy to accumulate, in our physical spaces and in our mind. These spaces get their clutter from the energy that we bring into them. Understanding and leveraging our masculine and feminine energy helps us to declutter our physical and non-physical spaces in order to escape burnout and embrace empowerment. In this episode, I am so excited to be joined by the amazing Olivia Heine. Olivia  is the Burnout & NLP Success Coach behind Decluttered Intentions. As a speaker and coach, she is passionate about tapping into your feminine flow and building a time-freedom lifestyle. Not only that, but Olivia is on a mission to reconstruct our thoughts of success and how we can achieve it. Through her teaching of the “Feminine Art of Productivity and Success”, Olivia coaches high achieving women and supports them to end the toxic cycle of overworking, hustle, and stress. Throughout this episode, Olivia talks about her multiple projects. You will hear what led her to building Decluttered Intentions, why she became passionate about femininity, how she built her business, the different workshops and courses that she offers, and so much more. Olivia is here to remind you that you are capable of more than you know, so why not see where it takes you!Tune in to Episode 68 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear from Olivia about the importance of decluttering our intentions and embracing our femininity! In This Episode, You Will Learn:About Olivia’s background that led her to where she is today (2:41)How Olivia built her business (16:45)The impact of Olivia’s discovery on her business  (32:36)About the Feminine First Workshop (43:35)Resources Mentioned: Free Feminine First WorkshopConnect with Olivia Website IG: Facebook Group: Youtube: Let’s Connect:Website
8/23/2022

How Intermittent Fasting Can Change Your Life with Laurie Lewis

Ep. 67
Every woman’s experience with menopause is unique. However, one commonality for many is the surprising weight gain due to the drastic hormonal changes. Losing these stubborn pounds can be incredibly difficult, and it doesn’t help that unhealthy, sugar-filled foods are advertised everywhere we look. In this episode, I am so excited to be joined by Laurie Lewis to talk about intermittent fasting. After gaining 50 pounds of stubborn hormonal weight during menopause and struggling to lose the weight for 4 years, Laurie gave intermittent fasting a try and has never looked back. Today, Laurie has since lost the weight and hasn’t missed a day of intermittent fasting in 5 years. Through her coaching business, she helps other women to apply intermittent fasting to fit their lifestyle so they can get back to feeling their best. Throughout this episode, Laurie shares her personal experience with intermittent fasting along with the science behind why so many women have found success with it. You will hear what to expect in the beginning stages of intermittent fasting, what the four categories of foods Laurie tells her clients to keep track of, how fasting has been proven to benefit humans, and so much more. Tune in to Episode 67 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear how intermittent fasting can change your life like it did Laurie’s!In This Episode, You Will Learn:How intermittent fasting changed Laurie’s life (3:44)The science and history behind fasting  (11:45)What to expect for the first few months of intermittent fasting  (31:21)The four categories of foods to keep track of (42:10)Resources Mentioned: Book - Women Action Takers Who Gained by Losing by Laurie LewisBook - Delay, Don't Deny Fast Feast Repeat by Gin StephensBook - The Diabetes Code by Dr. Jason Fung Book - The Obesity Code by Dr. Jason FungBook - The Fast Five Diet by Dr. Bert Herring Book - AC: The Power of Appetite Correction by Dr. Bert Herring Connect with Laurie Book - Women Action Takers Who Gained by Losing by Laurie LewisLet’s Connect:Website