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S2: Ep 1- WHO ARE YOU, REALLY?

How would you define yourself?

What masks have you been wearing?

And how far away are you from your authentic self?

As Brene Brown says, “Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we are supposed to be and embracing who we are.”

And how we define ourselves is vital to living a life where you are fully alive.

So join me on today's episode where I will help you uncover your current identity and invite you to update any parts that are no longer in alignment with your true self

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S2: EP 2- WHY YOU'RE HAVING AN IDENTITY CRISIS

On this week’s episode, Lindsley and I have a beautiful candid conversation about what it’s like to rebuild our identity after divorce or major life transitions and we explore what happens when we decide to come back to our real selves after years of wearing different masks and pretending to be someone we aren’t.

Join us as we dive deep into this month’s topic of IDENTITY and explore how you can begin to embrace your true self, remember who she is, and let go of the parts that no longer fit.

 
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S2: EP 3 - DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR UNIQUE STRENGTHS ARE? Special guest Kate Pintor

On today’s podcast episode, my co-host Lindsley and I are gonna introduce you to a woman named Kate Pintor and a personality assessment that will help you begin to own more of who you really are.
There’s a theory that we should overcome and improve the parts of ourselves that we consider to be our “weaknesses”. Society tells us in order to achieve and accomplish our dreams and goals we need to focus and improve the parts of us that need fixing.

 
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S2: EP5 - PRETENDING? WHY MOST OF US FEEL LIKE FRAUDS

Join Mary and her cohost Lindsley Brooks in the 5th episode of this month’s topic of IDENTITY as they have a candid conversation about Imposter Syndrome and feeling like a fraud.

Do you feel afraid that someone will discover who you really are?

Do you tend to feel like a phony?

Are you afraid if someone knew the “real you” they wouldn’t want to work with you, love you, etc.

Or are you terrified that someone will discover that you’re just “pretending” to care and you’re not as genuine as others might think you are?

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S2: EP4 - WHOSE VOICE IS THAT? IDENTIFY YOUR 4 ESSENTIAL SELVES

Have you ever paused to listen to the choir of voices inside your head? When they are all saying something different, it can be crazy making! Have you ever thought to yourself, who is driving the bus of my life? Which “ME” is in control here? Sometimes you catch yourself acting like a little kid, or a rebellious teenager...sometimes you are so unconscious you can’t even remember how you got here, or maybe you've had an occasional enlightened moment of being intuitive, loving and wise. So which one is the real you? Which voice should you be listening to? Tune in to today’s episode to find out!

 

DIY “CONNECTED” BLEND

RECIPE FROM “I AM FABULOUS” BY DESIREE MANGANDOG

Place drops in a 5ml roller bottle. Fill the rest with fractionated coconut oil. Apply to inside of wrists creases, back of neck and over heart area. *Avoid direct sunlight for 12-24 hours after applying as some of these oils are photosensitive.
Combine: 8 drops cedarwood, 5 cassia, 5 wild orange, 3 grapefruit, 3 marjoram, and 2 ylang ylang.

“Connected blend reminds you that you are not alone. Everyone is part of a greater human community, and also a part of smaller communities. You may benefit from this blend if you were hurt in the past, and then decided to create a wall and not let anyone get close to your heart. It's a defense mechanism. Connected will help you begin letting others deeply in.” - Desiree Mangandog

Essential oils are a powerful tool to help you connect with your emotions and your body. And this blend will help break down your walls to that you can open up to the support a community has to offer.

BLEND BREAKDOWN (TAKEN FROM THE BOOK: I AM FABULOUS)

8 Drops Bergamot: "Oil of Community" Helps you recognize that many people love and support you.

5 Drops Cassia: "Oil of Self Assurance” Provides self confidence and helps you see your true beauty. Great for those who are shy and timid.

5 Drops Wild Orange: "Oil of Abundance" Allows you to feel the warmth and love in. your heart. from all the people contented to you.

3 Drops Grapefruit: "Oil of Honoring the Body" Gives you discernment on who to let in and who to keep out of your space.

3 Drops Marjoram: "Oil of Connection" Breaks down the walls that block the heart from opening and restores trust in humanity. Creates trust and openness. so that. a true bond can be formed in friendships.

2 Drops Ylang Ylang: "Oil of Inner Child" Heals the heart from past pain and heartache. Encourages play and restores a childlike nature and innocence. There are many kind, loving people in the world. Ylang Ylang will create the desire to deeply connect with those exceptional people we meet daily.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ESSENTIAL OILS, CHECK OUT WHAT I HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THEM HERE.