Joy Found Here

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Discover The Joy Of A WELLthy Life with Dawn Dahlby

Ep. 108
Do you know that it is possible to live for today guilt-free and, at the same time, save for tomorrow? The secret is understanding who you are at the core and learning to prioritize; once you build your self-esteem, you'll build your income.  In this episode, to close my birthday month in style, I have the pleasure of interviewing Dawn Dahlby. Dawn is a Founder, CEO, and the Author of "LIVE WELLthy," a book that gifts its readers with a wealth-building plan to help them reach their financial goals and enjoy a lifestyle aligned with their purpose, happiness, and self-worth. She is the CEO and Founder of the Relevé Financial Group, a multi-million-dollar financial advisory firm, and the country's first Behavioral Financial Advisor. Throughout this episode, we discuss wealth management, how to grow "the right type" of money, and the unbreakable link between self-worth and net worth. Dawn shares her thoughts on the scarcity mindset most of us inherit from our families, how to spot and change destructive money habits, and the importance of promoting and participating in money conversations with our closest people. We also talk about sacrifices, priorities, the difference between being rich and wealthy, and more.Tune in to Episode 108 of the Joy Found Here podcast and learn the secrets of a WELLthy life. In This Episode, You Will Learn:A bit about Dawn's story and passion for helping others reach their financial goals (3:30)We spend years chasing the money, but do we know what to do when we get it? (7:30)Why self-worth and net worth are intertwined (11:20)How to live for today guilt-free and save for the future simultaneously (15.00)How to identify and change unproductive money habits (22:40)Why are money conversations so hard to have (27:00)Resources:Book: Dawn Dahlby - Live WELLthy: Own Your Worth, Grow Your WealthConnect with Dawn:WebsiteLinkedInInstagramTwitterYouTubeFacebookLet's Connect:Website
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Using Human Design To Awaken Joy In Your Life with Danielle Eyman

Ep. 107
Your Human Design is the genetic makeup of your destiny - Danielle Eyman.In this episode, I'm joined by the wonderful Danielle Eyman, and we'll go down the Human Design rabbit hole again. Danielle is a Certified Level 2 Human Design facilitator and the Host of the Wealthy & Aligned by Human Design podcast. She abandoned her 20+ years career as a registered nurse to find the joy and fulfillment she knew she deserved yet couldn't reach. Only three months of Human Design after, Danielle stopped numbing herself with alcohol and weaned herself off the antidepressants she had taken for over 15 years. Throughout this episode, Danielle explains what Human Design is, removing the woo-woo ambiance around it and explaining the science that backs it up. She talks about how she found joy, balance, and purpose through Human Design. Danielle also describes the five energetic archetypes, how we can find our own, and how to determine the level of change we need by checking the misalignments in our lives. Additionally, we talk about society's new levels of awakening, the "money line," how Human Design can help us understand our past better, and much more.Tune in to Episode 107 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear from Danielle how Human Design changed her life and how it can change yours!In This Episode, You Will Learn:A bit about Danielle's journey and how she got into Human Design (3:40)What is Human Design? (8:20)How Danielle used Human Design to thrive (10:40)A lawsuit that changed Danielle's destiny (16:30)How to find out the level of change our life demands (25:00)What is the "money line," and what happens in your life once you figure it out (30:30)Danielle describes how lonely the was the Human Design path a few years ago (38:40)Connect with Danielle:WebsiteInstagramJoin her The Billionaire Beliefs By Design Facebook GroupListen to the Wealthy & Aligned by Human Design podcastLet's Connect:Website
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Always Make Room For The Best Parts To Come with Julie Perkins

Ep. 106
Regardless of our direction in life or business, it's essential to leave room for curiosity, explore new possibilities once we achieve our goals, or figure out where to evolve them. In this episode, I'm so excited to be joined by Julie Perkins, Entrepreneur, Business Owner, Purpose-led Coach and Advocate, Podcast Host, and the Author of "The Wyseway: Purpose-led Business Growth Book." Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Julie never saw failures in entrepreneurship as such; for her, they were just trials. That philosophy helped Julie build an unbeatable mentality that helped her fight and win the most challenging battles in life and business. Throughout this episode, we discuss female entrepreneurs' imposter syndrome, goal setting, and the importance of creating meaningful connections. Julie also talks about her inherited entrepreneurial spirit, what inspired her to build her company, Wyseminds, and the lessons she learned from battling cancer. Additionally, we chat about her book, why she decided to start a podcast, and so much more. Tune in to Episode 106 of the Joy Found Here podcast and get inspired by this powerhouse woman, Julie Perkins. In This Episode, You Will Learn:A bit about Julie's background and upbringing (4:10)What battling cancer taught Julie (8:10)Why most female entrepreneurs are imposter syndrome gold medalists (12:00)Julie talks about her book's title and what inspired it (16:30)Once you understand where you are going, seeking counseling becomes easier (25:00)Julie shares details of her writing process (34:10)Why we must always leave room for curiosity (37:40)Connect with Julie:WebsiteBook: Julie Perkins - The WysewayLinkedInLet's Connect:Website
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Stop Playing Safe, Be More Proactive Than Reactive, And Make The Leap with Cliff Beach

Ep. 105
Have you considered being more intentional about how you invest your time instead of just worrying about how you spend it? In this episode, I'm joined by Cliff Beach and his infectious energy. He is an accomplished musician, a fellow podcaster, and a recently published author. After being kicked off American Idol, Cliff never gave up, kept believing in himself, and insisted until he made it. In his latest book, "Side Hustle & Flow," Cliff shares details of his journey from the moment he got rejected from American Idol until he went viral with his hit song, "Confident." Throughout this episode, you'll hear about Cliff's views on time management, productivity, and keeping a positive mindset, especially during hard times and when life seems to suggest we should give up on our dreams. We also chat about his passion for music, how it was almost a "family tradition" in his household growing up, and his podcast where he spends hours talking about music, "Deeper Grooves." Additionally, we talk about task management, creating a balanced to-do list with personal passions and obligations, Cliff's book, and so much more. Tune in to Episode 105 of the Joy Found Here podcast and enjoy this upbeat conversation full of practical tools with the talented Cliff Beach. In This Episode, You Will Learn:A bit about Cliff's background story (2:20)Cliff's time investment and the birth of his book (7:10)What you focus on, your energy follows (17:20)Cliff talks about his love for music (20:20)An average day in Cliff's life (25:00)Our mind can't tell the difference between what's real and what's in our minds (28:30)About Cliff's everyday holidays (34:20)Resources:Deeper Grooves podcastBook: Cliff Beach - Side Hustle & Flow: 10 Principles to Live and Lead a More Productive Life in Less TimeConnect with Cliff:InstagramYouTubeTwitterTikTokFacebookLet's Connect:Website
Tuesday, May 9, 2023

How To Detect, Deal With, And Reverse Burnout with Andi Clark

Ep. 104
What happens when we are so used to stress that our mind starts seeing everything as a fire? In this episode, I'm thrilled to chat with Andi Clark. She is an Executive & Corporate Stress, Sleep, and Burnout Coach, the CEO of 911 Lifestyle, an Endurance Coach for First Responders, an International Speaker, a Wife, a Mother, and the Host of the Burnout Expert Podcast. Throughout this episode, Andi kindly shares bits of her knowledge about burnout, its origin, the best ways to avoid it, and practical tips to reverse it. We delve into the aspects of taking care of our physical health, the importance of seeking joy, nurturing positive thoughts, and the natural paths to building our resilience muscle. Additionally, Andi talks about diagnostic testing to evaluate burnout levels, the crucial importance of growing healthy sleeping habits, the many elements that cause burnout before the burnout crash, her work with first responders, and so much more.Tune in to Episode 104 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear more about the best ways of dealing with burnout.In This Episode, You Will Learn:Andi's burnout story (3:50)Stress comes in many forms (11:00)The physical aspect of health is much more than just "keeping yourself active" (15:40)When our mind sees everything as a fire (18:10)The importance of building healthy sleeping habits (22:50)Andi talks about burnout's diagnostic testing (27:20)Burnout starts way before the burnout crash (32:10)Connect with Andi:WebsiteLinkedInFacebookInstagramListen to the Burnout Expert PodcastVisit the 911 Lifestyle's websiteLet's Connect:Website
Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Reinvent Yourself And Chase Your Dreams with Alison Hall

Ep. 103
Is there anything you've always wanted to do but ended up postponing forever? As women, we are accustomed to being problem solvers and caring for many things (including others) before ourselves. Although there's nothing wrong with it, and we can find joy in building a safe space for us and our people, that mindset might get us stuck. In this episode, I'm so excited to be joined by the wonderful Alison Hall, the Change Agent Coach. After a lifetime of "doing what she was supposed to," including roles in investment management, audit, training, and senior-level recruiting and placement in over 25 years in corporate, Alison decided to start her own thing. She succeeded at it and then did it again, and again, and again, creating successful fitness, logistics, real estate investment, divorce mediation, and litigation support businesses in the process. Using her experience in business, marketing and sales, processes and systems, and human behavior, Alison helps other women become their own Change Agent Coaches by identifying their dream lives and bringing their big ideas to life. Throughout this episode, we learn about Alison's background and decision to take the leap of faith, start her own business, and inspire other women to turn their hobbies into profitable businesses. We also discuss the importance of planning, finding the right people to help us grow our business, dealing with the "unfunny" part of starting your own thing, and more. Tune in to Episode 103 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear more about how to be your own Change Agent and reinvent your life, regardless of where you are at in your career. In This Episode, You Will Learn:A bit about Alison's career and how she got where she is today (4:13)Why Alison decided to help other women turn their hobbies into profitable businesses (7:18)Women's tendency to put themselves in second place (9:11)How to tell if your passion can be monetized (15:09)Why you should always start with the end in mind (18:14)Never hand off the financial end of things when you start a business (26:51)Connect with Alison:WebsiteLinkedInLet's Connect:Website
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Reject The Circumstantial Power And Tap Into Your Inner Power with Christina Woods

Ep. 102
Guess what happens when you entertain the idea of achieving something great and, at the same time, tell yourself why you will never make it? Your mind ignores the whole thing; it can't deal with conflicting thoughts. In today's episode, I'm excited to welcome Christina Woods back to the show. Christina is a Rapid Transformational Therapist, Certified Hypnotherapist, Empowerment Coach, and Reiki Master. She is also the CEO and Founder of Wise Woods Hypnotherapy and Coaching.Throughout this episode, Christina and I have a fantastic conversation about boundaries, the power of journaling, how to embrace a what-if approach to life, and predictability vs. possibility. Christina talks about the goldmine we can find when we ask ourselves why we talk ourselves out of things, the energetics of boundaries, focusing on having more joy and stopping worrying about what we should do, and more. Tune in to Episode 102 of the Joy Found Here podcast and learn how to embrace the possibilities and forget about the probabilities. In This Episode, You Will Learn:Forget about the suppose and should be doing; replace them with KEEP doing (5:55)Stop living in a world of probability and jump into the world of possibility (10:21)How to change your life by embracing a what-if approach (19:10)The power of journaling: Confront your thoughts with the real world (24:22)Stop making everything about yourself (33:22)Christina talks about what empowerment means to her (36:14)Connect with Christina:WebsiteInstagramFacebookLet's Connect:Website
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Giving Life A Second Chance with Heather Gilbert

Ep. 101
Has life ever struck you so hard that the only thing you could think of was getting angry at God? In this episode, the mother of four, health coach, model, and actress Heather Gilbert join us to share her heartbreaking story of baby loss and stillbirth. It took 15 years for Heather to talk about the saddest day of her life when, only two days after she celebrated the baby shower of her first son, a routine checkup turned into a nightmare. Throughout this episode, you'll hear about Heather's story, how what looked like a perfect tale of joy and everything going according to plan turned upside down, making her doubt her most profound beliefs. We delve into how losing her baby shook her relationship with God, herself, and her husband at the time. Heather also talks about how she became so resilient and how everything changed when she became compassionate about herself. Tune in to Episode 76 of the Joy Found Here podcast and hear about Heather's story and how she went from grief to anger to fulfillment. In This Episode, You Will Learn:A bit about Heather's life as it is today (1:34)Everything was perfect until... (5:02)The hardest goodbye (13:19)Angry at God for six years (17:07)Starting all over, now as a single mom (25:36)The first time crying in a long time, and suddenly, a smile (31:07)Sometimes, the toughest thing to do is to be vulnerable (34:47)Connect with Heather:WebsiteInstagramFacebookLet's Connect:Website
Tuesday, April 11, 2023

The 100th Time Is The Charm with Bob Rivera

Ep. 100
If you feel you still have gas in the tank and can keep expanding in the personal and professional fields, you are still far from being done. Age is just a number. In this episode, I brought Bob Rivera to celebrate our 100th episode. He is a business owner, an insurance industry veteran, a singer, a father, a grandfather, a friend, and my husband. We delve into a relaxed conversation about our 40-year marriage, Bob's television appearances and auditions, and the source of his confidence to perform and speak in front of an audience.Throughout this episode, you'll hear about Bob's many talents, unique and positive views of life, and personal and professional relationships. He talks about his love for performing and singing, how it fills him with joy, his innate ability for public speaking, and how he feels about retirement. Additionally, you'll hear about the time we cooked for Gordon Ramsay's show, the positives and negatives of that experience, what it meant to him to become a grandfather, and more. Tune in to Episode 100 of the Joy Found Here podcast to hear more about the show's birth and the people behind its creation. In This Episode, You Will Learn:A bit about Bob Rivera's background (2:57)Bob talks about how he reacted when I decided to start the Joy Found Here podcast (6:12)What it takes to stand in front of an audience with confidence (10:11)About cooking for Gordon Ramsey's show (15:10)Bob talks about his second attempt to be on TV (23:35)Bob shares his thoughts on retirement (30:46)Magic Mind is a daily drink for a sharper mind, steady energy, and less stress. If you'd like to try it out, we've got a special offer just for you – use this link and GET 50% off your subscription for the next 10 days and 20% off your one-time purchase with the code: JOYFOUNDHERE20Connect with Bob:LinkedInFacebookEmail: riveraconsultingmjg@gmail.comLet's Connect:Website