31 | A Sustainable Lifestyle with Chloé Kian

Welcoming Chloé Kian to the MNBP! Chloé joined us from her home country of Switzerland after living aboard for numerous years and recently graduating from film school in Berlin.

Credit: Chloé’s Instagram account

Credit: Chloé’s Instagram account

As you will hear, our conversation was bubbly and fun. It was her first podcast episode and she did a great job - you would not have noticed if I hadn’t said anything :)

From having multiple side jobs to now being able to focus on consolidating her Youtube channel, she always creates in her special way, enjoys her surroundings, and takes the best care of herself.

Credit: Chloé’s Instagram account

Credit: Chloé’s Instagram account

Whether she is training for a triathlon or simply reconnecting with herself by hopping into the lake, she loves to be outdoors, and to move her body. She shared with us a few tips, based on her experience, on how to overcome being in front of the camera to grow and develop a Youtube channel. She also has a French and English channel so if you speak either, both, and/or are studying French, be sure to tune in.

Credit: Chloé’s Instagram account

Credit: Chloé’s Instagram account

Also, do not miss a few awesome budget travel tips she shared with us, what led her to experimenting with veganism, and more about what upcycling is and how she upcylces.

And last but not least, she has a neat project in the works so be sure to tune into her Youtube channel so you can be in the loop, learn about it, and of course, support her!

Thanks for spending some time with us, Chloé!

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Chloé on Youtube

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For French Speakers, Chloé’s French Channel on Youtube

 

A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

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The more the merrier my friends! 

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30 | Meredith Jones of Do Justly Now on yoga-based-mindfulness for lawyers

The next episode of the MNBP features Meredith Jones, a former public defender and small firm owner, who followed her enthusiasm and continues to by helping lawyers manage their stress through yoga-based-mindfulness.

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Currently based in Minneapolis, MN with a move to her homestate of Florida planned this summer, Meredith owns and operates a beautiful “law adjacent endeavor” called Do Justly Now. This allows her to work primarily with lawyers (and others interested!) where she teachers them “to decrease stress and increase job satisfaction” through yoga-based-mindfulness. Practicing law is very stressful and in years past there were not as many resources, discussions, and individuals like Meredith working with lawyers to help them manage their stress, positively and in a productive manner, so it is refreshing to hear and learn more about the work Meredith is doing.

We learn how she fell into yoga during law school and how she has forged this path for herself taking into account her past experience as a practitioner and her passion for yoga. Our conversation even touches on a few pointers Meredith shares for students who are studying for the Florida Bar Exam so be sure to listen until the end when we learn these.

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If you are in the legal profession, keep Do Justly Now and Meredith’s work on your radar and be on the look out for her upcoming creation titled: “Meditate, Eliminate, and Regulate: three steps to decreasing stress in your law practice.” Also, if you are interested in working with Meredith to cultivate and have your very own home yoga practice protocol designed for you, get in touch with her.

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Itasca State Park


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Thanks for spending time with us, Meredith. Keep shining bright :)

 

A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

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Again, thank you for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so please feel free to reach out to me. Do not be shy!

And, yes, I am aware that I made an error with the numbering of the podcast episodes. The last episode was numbered 29 but should have been 28.

In any event, we will just keep moving forward :)



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In the meantime, continue to shine your L I G H T!

29 | Aubree Deimler and living in peace with Endo(metriosis)

Welcoming Aubree Deimler to the MNB Podcast!

Aubree is an author, coach, and energy healer who specializes in working with women who have endometriosis to naturally manage their pain, increase their energy and find peace with endo.

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Our conversation focuses on Aubree’s personal journey after being diagnosed with endo in 2011 and how her struggle and experience with it has led her to her current work: helping other women who experience the discomfort and unease of living with endo. As you will hear, Aubree is extremely passionate and knowledgeable about the subject. Tune in to hear her take on simple dietary changes that can help symptoms as well as an approach to begin meditation if you are new to the practice.

Remember:

“You can always pivot back in the right direction through your choices everyday.”

- Aubree Deimler

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If Aubree’s work resonates with you, please do reach out to her via her website (link below). And also, check our her recently published book called the Energetics of Endo, “a journey to uncover deeper meaning behind endometriosis and infertility.”

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Brain.fm

Calm

Headspace

Celery juice


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As always, many thanks for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so do reach out!

If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about, consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes. The more the merrier my friends! 

In the meantime, continue to shine your L I G H T!

27 | G.C. Murray

Welcoming friend and former colleague, G.C. Murray to the MNBP!

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By way of a brief introduction, G.C. is a kind, smart, and all around great guy.

He works as the Special Counsel at the Florida Justice Association (FJA). If you are not familiar with the FJA, it is an important, plaintiff trial lawyer association that advocates on the behalf of injured citizens, making sure that the courts are accessible and that the civil justice system is protected for every Floridian. When I was I law student I worked at the FJA so, fortunately, I was able to contribute to the unique cause and mission of the FJA and it was where I met G.C..

As a young kid, G.C. knew he wanted to be a lawyer. A main contributor that propelled him in the legal direction was his father, he was an attorney (he is now currently a judge).

Our conversation covers a lot of ground! From his favorite thing about Tallahassee, Florida, the town he has called home for the past ten or so years to founding the Innovative Community Engagement Foundation (ICE Foundation) to even sharing with us his personal health journey and "scare” that led him to change his habits and take his health a lot more serious. The changes have led to a light, happy feeling, a different outlook, and loss of weight.

We also talked about what he believes to be as the biggest challenges that young lawyers face today versus young lawyers twenty years ago and he even shared a few words of wisdom for fellow young lawyers.

I hope you will enjoy my conversation with G.C.! And that you will more learn about the ICE Foundation so that, if you are in the state of Floria, you might be able to do some community service! The foundation’s mission is the following:

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“to stimulate different segments of society through mentorship, service, and professional development. We offer a unique approach to community service specifically tailored toward millennials. With chapters all throughout Florida, there are several opportunities for engagement.” If you are interested in getting involved, don’t be shy to contact them! Last November they fed over 500 people at Thanksgiving and in December they had their Annual Share the Warmth Event which is an event that supplies students with clothing for cool weather during the holiday season. Their flagship office is in Tallahassee but they are located throughout the state of Florida and hope to expand to D.C. and Chicago sometime in the near future.

“At a certain point you have to focus on you.” - G.C. on finding ways to take care of yourself

“At a certain point you have to focus on you.” - G.C. on finding ways to take care of yourself

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Florida Justice Association (FJA)
Innovation Community Engagement Foundation
Meditation Apps
Florida Young Lawyers Division

 

A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

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Again, thank you for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so please feel free to reach out to me. Do not be shy!



If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

The more the merrier my friends! 

Also, if you want to Nominate a Guest to be on the MNB Podcast, feel free to do that by clicking here.

In the meantime, continue to shine your L I G H T!

26 | Registered Holistic Nutrition Practitioner Danielle Levy

Welcoming Danielle Levy to the MNBP!

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Danielle is a bubbly, kind spirit who works as a registered holistic nutrition practitioner. I think you will agree with me when I say that you can hear in her voice how passionate and excited she is about staying active, staying in tune with her body through exercise, food, and journaling, and helping others tune in too.

Based in Montreal, Canada, she has a great home base - Apartment Therapy toured her apartment and it is so cute! She recently started a small food product business called Spice & Seed. Although I have not yet tried her seed mix, I have a feeling it is delicious! She also shares with us a little bit of advice for someone who is new to plant-based eating and/or is curious about what it means.

In this episode Danielle tells us what she does in her capacity as a registered holistic nutrition practitioner whether working one on one with clients or through hosting cooking courses/other community events that lay the backbone for how she educates the community and on a greater scale, the world about nutrition and the role it plays in our every day. She shares what is most gratifying in her work and learning about how she lives and stays in her Natural Beet was a pleasure.

I hope you will enjoy our conversation and perhaps take away something - whether it is remembering to add an extra veggie to your plate or to be a little more patient with yourself :)

Thanks for spending time with us, Danielle!

QUOTABLES/TAKE AWAYS:

“Your struggles are never in vein when you are able to harness what you have learned and pass that on and you just hope that something is helpful for the other person.”

“Always sort of planting the seed and offering something.”

“Self care is so DIY”

“We can’t do things alone, we all need help.” 

“Three things that we stopped doing that are essential to human health: Breathing, drinking water, and walking” “When we do those three things it actually really helps our mental, physical, spiritual wellbeing.”

“So simple, we just make stuff so complicated.”

“Whole food (unprocessed, unrefined), plant-based (mostly plants).”

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A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

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Thank you for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so please feel free to reach out to me. Do not be shy!

If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

The more the merrier my friends! 

Also, if you want to Nominate a Guest to be on the MNB Podcast, feel free to do that by clicking here.

Stay true to you!

25 | Sabrina Patricia

Welcoming Sabrina to the MNBP!

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It was so enjoyable to spend a few hours with Sabrina recording this episode as we munched on Sabrina's homemade banana bread and fresh fruit and sipped on tea.  As you will hear, Sabrina has a beautiful voice and had much to share with us about finding balance as a busy Masters student at Copenhagen Business School.

Sabrina works and tries to find a balance in maintaining her studies, work, and her interest in yoga, meditation, and cooking. You will learn how Sabrina first became interested in yoga as it quickly became an outlet for her as she learned how to cope with the pressure and stress she felt at business school.  We both agree that if you are generally interested in and want to explore something more whether it is yoga, meditation, or another avenue,  talk to people who are doing what you would like to do or who are interested in the same thing as this will help you along and provide you a bit of guidance and  you will not feel so alone.

I hope this episode will serve as a source of inspiration and a nudge to those interested in yoga and/or meditation who have not felt comfortable learning or experiencing more.  And remember, you can always contact Sabrina (the link to her website is below) or myself if you would like to learn more.

 “One of the greatest teachings of CBS”
– leading her to yoga and meditation

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Keep trying, it is when you least expect it.
- on finding a place to practice yoga that feels right to you

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Sabrina's website
Sabrina's Guide To Vegan Deliciousness in Copenhagen
The Unteathered Soul - the book that led Sabrina to meditation and starting to experiment with it

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Thank you, Sabrina for sharing your light and perspective with us!

 

 

A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

Photo credit: https://twitter.com/naanstopmusic & http://www.boulderweekly.com/entertainment/music/green-light-for-boulder-band-naan-stop/edit:

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Thank you for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so please feel free to reach out to me. Do not be shy!

If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

The more the merrier my friends! 

Also, if you want to Nominate a Guest to be on the MNB Podcast, feel free to do that by clicking here.

Stay true to you!

24 | Non-toxic products and lifestyle hacks with My Lemon Crate owner Mia Gomez

Welcoming busy and beautiful mother of four Mia Gomez of My Lemon Crate to the MNBP!

Credit: www.mylemoncrate.com

Credit: www.mylemoncrate.com

What is My Lemon Crate you might ask?

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Well, in short, it is a monthly subscription that "sends you themed boxes filled with fun, unique, and all natural products aimed to help you reduce the toxins in your home and lifestyle. With step by step instruction cards and pre-measured ingredients you are able to easily create the products and have the tools to recreate them over and over when you need to replenish or if you'd like to create additional products to share with loved ones.  Each month has a new theme to help you gradually eliminate chemically laden products, replacing them for all-natural alternatives in all areas of your home and lifestyle."  

A company dedicated to helping reduce toxins in your home and in your lifestyle? What could be better than that!?  Mia shares with us how she first was introduced to essential oils and the power behind nontoxic products.  We also learn how she keeps herself healthy and well when traveling.  I hope you will enjoy hearing from Mia and also, being introduced to My Lemon Crate if you were previously unfamiliar with it.

 

Notable Quotes:

“Schedule that self-care.” - on taking time the time to care for yourself

“Permission to pause and come back to it.” - on prioritizing tasks

"Trust your own instinct."

"Progress over perfection."

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Mia's website

MOPS - Moms of Preschoolers

Holistic Mom’s Network

Top resources to use so that you know what you are bringing into your home:

Think Dirty App - An app that you can use to scan bar codes of any product in your house

Environmental Working Group (EWG) 

Check out last spring's crate!  Credit: My Lemon Crate Instagram

Check out last spring's crate!

Credit: My Lemon Crate Instagram

 

A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

Photo credit: https://twitter.com/naanstopmusic & http://www.boulderweekly.com/entertainment/music/green-light-for-boulder-band-naan-stop/edit: 

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Thank you for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so please feel free to reach out to me. Do not be shy!

If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

The more the merrier my friends! 

Also, if you want to Nominate a Guest to be on the MNB Podcast, feel free to do that by clicking here.

Stay true to you!

23 | Michael Higer, Immediate Past President of the Florida Bar, on the Importance of Mental Health and Wellness in the legal profession

Welcoming Mr. Michael Higer to the MNBP!

Source: The Florida Bar,  International Law Section  

Source: The Florida Bar, International Law Section 

As a practicing attorney for over thirty years and Immediate Past President of the Florida Bar (2017-2018), Mr. Higer brought his experience, perspective, and kind heart to our conversation. 

This episode is a special one and came together in a serendipitous way, thank you G.C.! We recorded live in Key West, FL just as he concluded his term. The primary topic of this episode is the most important initiative during his time as President of the Florida Bar:


the mental health and wellness of Florida lawyers

 

Despite my limited and inexperienced perspective as a young lawyer, I feel the stress, anxiety, and the pressure that accompanies working as a lawyer. Fortunately, due to experiences in my life, I am aware of it, how I deal with it, and on a daily basis, take steps to cope in healthy ways as well as continue in the direction of being of service to others who need support.  

Mr. Higer shared with us the ways in which The Florida Bar is supporting their members. What is important to remember is that the conversation now exists! Whereas in years past for attorneys struggling, there was no conversation.

I hope that Michael's words hit a cord in you so that you can recognize in yourself, if you are a practicing attorney or not, when you need to take a stand. If you work as an attorney in Florida or in any other state and you are struggling with stress, anxiety, and taking care of yourself, I encourage you to speak up, reach out, ask for help. It is worth it - you are not alone.

 

Memorable quotes: 

“Engage the conversation, elevate the conversation, maintain the conversation, and continue the conversation if you are going to address the core issue which is the stigma.” - on the conversation about the Mental Health and Wellness of Florida Attorneys

“We have started the conversation so people can feel a little bit more comfortable about the conversation.”

“How are you going to make yourself stronger, how are you going to make yourself more equipped.” - on coping with stress in the legal profession 

 “Whatever you do, do it because you love doing it, because you are passionate and you really care.” - advice to a young lawyer or anyone in 2018

“There is always time in every single day to take a little time for yourself.” - on self-care 

 

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Where you can learn more about Mr. Higer
Florida Bar website



 

 

A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

Photo credit: https://twitter.com/naanstopmusic & http://www.boulderweekly.com/entertainment/music/green-light-for-boulder-band-naan-stop/edit: 

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Thank you for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so please feel free to reach out to me. Do not be shy!

If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

The more the merrier my friends! 

Also, if you want to Nominate a Guest to be on the MNB Podcast, feel free to do that by clicking here.

Stay true to you!

22 | Sam Vander Wielen, attorney turned entrepreneur, on how she found and created her online business helping women entrepreneurs

Welcoming wonder woman, Sam Vander Wielen, attorney turned entrepreneur to the MNBP!

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Sam practiced as a corporate attorney for five years before she started her career as an entrepreneur. Prior to finding her groove working with women online entrepreuners to ensure their businesses and websites are up to legal par Sam worked at a health coach and in corporate wellness. 

To say she is a go-getter is an understatement, Sam is a DO-er in all senses of the word. Learning more about Sam's journey and how it has beautifully blossomed into where she is today makes me feel excited and totally in awe of the work she has done in carving out her niche business. Sam shares with us the importance of finding what makes you tick and being open and curious as well as playful as your business starts to take shape and develop. 

In addition to running her own business, Sam loves to travel and experience hygge moments. Living in Denmark I am very familiar with hygge and its presence in my daily life. I hope you will enjoy Sam's words, our conversation, and if you are curious about working with Sam, do not hesitate in reaching out to her. She is extremely knowledgable and kind. 

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Sam's website
Insight Timer Meditation App
Oh She Glows
Minimalist Baker
Trusted House Sitters
The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell

 

A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

Photo credit: https://twitter.com/naanstopmusic & http://www.boulderweekly.com/entertainment/music/green-light-for-boulder-band-naan-stop/edit: 

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Thank you for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so please feel free to reach out to me. Do not be shy!

If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

The more the merrier my friends! 

Also, if you want to Nominate a Guest to be on the MNB Podcast, feel free to do that by clicking here.

Stay true to you!

21 | Scott Rogers on Present Moment Awareness in the Legal Profession

Welcoming Scott Rogers to the My Natural Beet Podcast!

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Scott works as the "founder and director of the Institute for Mindfulness Studies and of the University of Miami School of Law's Mindfulness in Law Program."  He shares mindfulness and other contemplative practices with those in high stress and high consequence environments - including lawyers and law students. The first time I was introduced to Scott's work was when my Dad shared with me a little about Scott's "Mindfulness and the Law" presentation he gave over the phone to those who attended an Inns of Court meeting in Pensacola, Florida.  

I remember feeling happy to learn that someone (this guy!) was taking the time to talk to busy lawyers and judges about the importance of present moment awareness - mindfulness - and how starting a mindful practice would leave you feeling content, calm and in general, feeling more at ease while practicing law.  Scott travels all over the United States introducing this unique tool to lawyers and lawyers-to-be.

“You will spread it most effectively by embodying it.”  - on living a mindful and healthy life

“You will spread it most effectively by embodying it.”  - on living a mindful and healthy life

This episode is insightful and hopeful because Scott shares with us many of the steps that are currently being taken in legal education and in the legal profession to promote law student and lawyer wellbeing.  Scott even mentions the work being done by current Florida Bar President, Michael Higer, who is addressing lawyer wellness and mental health.

To give you some background on Scott's work in mindfulness it is important to note that he along with Dr. Amishi Jha are the program directors at UMindfulness which is the University of Miami's Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative where research is conducted on the efficacy and benefits of short-term mindfulness practices. This initiative was started in 2010 and has been evolving ever since. UM's mindfulness initiative is a testament to the open minded-ness of the administration and receptiveness of the students, faculty, and surrounding community. It was a natural sign of growth when the law school decided to include Mindfulness and the law programs. 

At the University of Miami School of Law, there are at least four courses offered: Mindful Leadership, Mindful Ethics, Mindfulness in the Law (each semester), Mindfulness in Motivating Business Compliance in the Law and there are also a few opportunities to practice present moment awareness around the law school campus. For example, a weekly mindful walk around the lake, a short stretch and mindful movement the in student lounge, and a sitting practice with faculty.  As a former law student who attended a once-a-week meditation group - thanks to Professor Krieger at Florida State University College of Law - I am in awe of the resources available at UM School of Law. What a wonderful tool to equip students with and as a student, what a wonderful tool to be equipped with!

Here is to a more mindful and kind legal profession and to the development and support of law students as they matriculate through their rigorous studies to one day become a member of the legal community! I might add that this is the first MNB episode that used the channel of FaceTime video while recording the conversation. Usually my guests and I connect over FaceTime audio and although I was a bit nervous to have the camera on me the entire conversation, I found our conversation was more engaging and I even felt more connected in the conversation. Thanks Scott for flipping the camera on and inadvertently pushing me a bit outside of my comfort zone! And I am aware that this episode might suggest how important sleep is to me because I mention my lack of it it a few times, please forgive :) 

 

“Mindfulness is one form of cultivating greater present moment awareness and there are many.”


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“You will spread it most effectively by embodying it.”  - on living a mindful and healthy life

“We don’t know what tomorrow brings so let’s not miss this moment because that is where the meaning in life resides.” 

 

A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

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20 | Therapeutic Skin Coach, Hayley Wood

Welcoming Hayley Wood to the My Natural Beet Podcast!

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Hayley is a licensed esthetician and works as a therapeutic skin coach (TSC) in Los Angeles, California. She works both in person and via Skype with clients who do not live in the area. Hayley coined the TSC because she felt that the existing terms (esthetician, facialist) limit what she truly does which is "coach and guide people beyond their skin care treatments to truly help transform their skin. Half the battle is knowing someone is there for you and has the willingness to support the ups and the downs."  

What drew me towards learning more about what Hayley does was her kind and approachable manner.  She is knowledgeable about what she does, has years of experience, and you can tell she is passionate about what she does!  

Our conversation begins with how she got into skin care, what she is currently doing, and she even shares with us her top three pieces of advice for anyone interested in taking better care of their skin.  I hope you will enjoy learning about Hayley and what she does. And remember if you are in need of a TSC, she is your gal!

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 "Skin care is an opportunity for self care."

 

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A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

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If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

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Stay true to you!

19 | Letting it Out with Katie Dalebout

Welcoming Katie Dalebout to the My Natural Beet Podcast!

She is cute, isn't she? YEAH!

If you are not already familiar with Katie, let me introduce you to her. She is resident of New York City, a green apple-lover and she is not only the host of her five-season, exceptional podcast called Let it Out, she is a published author of her book called Let It Out, A Journey Through Journaling.  Both are unique outlets that she created and continues to contribute to.  Her podcast has over 200 episodes with extremely interesting guests and the topics range from self acceptance and gratitude to community and creativity. Having read her book from cover to cover, I highly recommend it! There are 55 journal prompts which lead you to getting quiet and honest with yourself as you dive deep into your journal. Don't forget to get hygge - create your cosy space ;) 

Journaling and writing by hand has always been a way for me to slow down, even stop, and think about how I feel in the moment about what is happening around me. If are you skeptic to journaling and cannot fool with writing by hand (hey, Mama Kay!) I encourage you to try it out. Find a nice pen, paper, space, and "Let It Out" as Katie so famously says!

I hope this episode will allow you to get to know Katie better as well as inspire you to stay inquisitive, present, and above all - stay true to you!
 

Here is our conversation:

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“The only way out is through.”

- Katie Dalebout

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A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

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If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

The more the merrier my friends! 

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Stay true to you!

18 | Law Professor and Bar Coach Phillip (Phil) Sandon and the bar exam

Welcoming Law Professor and Bar Coach Phillip (Phil) Sandon to the My Natural Beet Podcast!

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My final semester of law school, December 2014, I was in Professor Sandon's bar prep class. Sitting in his classroom day in and day out, I did not realize his unique approach to bar exam preparation. I also did not realize how thorough his experience and expertise was regarding the material on the bar exam. It was only after I finished the course that I realized that I should have heeded to ALL of his advice on how best to situate and prepare myself to learn and understand the black letter law.

Preparing yourself for the bar exam can quickly start to feel overwhelming. I know this from experience - I prepared three separate times.  While you might be in the interim waiting for your results period or you might be gearing yourself up for the July examination, it is never too early to begin thinking about how to utilize stress management, mindfulness, and organization to set yourself up for success. Bar exam or not these tools are critical in practicing law and, I would argue, in staying on top of the tasks and challenges that you face daily both in your professional and personal life.  If you are interested in support in this area of your preparation, please feel free to contact me!

Utilizing and mixing the above mentioned tools with a solid foundation and approach towards learning and applying black letter law, you soon have a recipe for success! This is where Phil's work comes to play and how I realized, over time, how niche and special his work is. When you are preparing for an intense two day exam it helps to feel as if you have studied, read, and (hopefully) remembered every testable concept under the sun. As a professor, Phil helps you to do exactly that!

Last December, we sat down together and had this conversation. I was able learn more about Phil and his work with students as they prepare for the bar exam. Phil has been teaching and bar coaching since 1998. He finds his role as a bar professor and coach to be rewarding financially as well as gratifying in helping people succeed in their goals. You might even wonder how he began to teach students during this unique preparation period,  if you listen to the episode you will find out!  After years of experience, Phil also includes a few tips that might contribute to your success. 

Professor Sandon's voice used to accompany me at all times of the day when I was studying for the bar - from when I was walking outside for fresh air to before falling asleep - (I recorded a lecture or two ;)) so I hope that you will enjoy our conversation and perhaps take something away from it if you recently sat for the bar or will soon sit for the bar.

 

REMEMBER: 

"If you don't have goals, how do you know if you have succeeded at all?"

- Professor Phil Sandon.
 

What Phil does to stay in his natural beet: 

Walk outside in the morning 

 

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"If you don't have goals, how do you know if you have succeeded at all?" - Professor Phil Sandon.

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A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

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Thank you for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so please feel free to reach out to me. Do not be shy!

If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

The more the merrier my friends! 

Also, if you want to Nominate a Guest to be on the MNB Podcast, feel free to do that by clicking here.

YOU CAN DO ANYTHING YOU SET YOUR MIND TO! 

17 | Leonardo Arias Vera - The first live in-person episode of the MNB Podcast

Welcoming Leonardo Arias Vera, Leo, to the My Natural Beet Podcast!

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A few months ago when I was in the U.S., I was fortunate enough to spend time with Leo. After meeting in a class we were both taking one semester in law school, International Human Rights, we became fast friends. Getting through law school and the bar exam experience can be trying but when you have a friend like Leo you are often reminded to take it easy, laugh, and enjoy the small, simple things in life.

To give you a little background Leo is an attorney in Cuba and most recently (last year) became licensed in the United States, Florida to be specific. Leo has many years of experience working on immigration law and currently does civil litigation work specifically relating to family law and landlord/tenant issues as a staff attorney at Legal Services of North Florida.

Leo is a cheerful friend, a solid and hard working attorney, and I am happy to have him share his perspective with us! 

Here is our conversation:

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Los dos unos días después del bar examen, totalmente en el mode de relax :) 

Los dos unos días después del bar examen, totalmente en el mode de relax :) 

A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

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Thank you for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so please feel free to reach out to me. Do not be shy!

If this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

The more the merrier my friends! 

Also, if you want to Nominate a Guest to be on the MNB Podcast, feel free to do that by clicking here.

Take care and make sure to laugh :) 

16 | A conversation with Dennis Kainen

Hey guys! I have known my next guest for many years now (counting with two hands!) and each time I talk with him I feel recharged, calm, and happy because his outlook on life is an optimistic one. Our conversation meanders from how he started his career as a lawyer to the way he explores his spirit with many tidbits in between including a few pointers on how to be a thoughtful human being. I hope you enjoy our relaxed, post-eclipse convo as much as I did.

Welcoming Dennis to the MNBP!

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A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

 

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As you know, that was MNB episode number 16. (WOW!) I feel grateful for the guests I have met and had on the MNBP as well as any one who has listened to one episode or all of them.

My intention is that with each episode -
you think about something in a new light or even think about something you had not thought of before.

Again, thank you for tuning in. I appreciate your feedback and words so please feel free to reach out to me. Do not be shy!


And if this episode was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes.

The more the merrier my friends! 

Also, if you want to Nominate a Guest to be on the MNB Podcast, feel free to do that by clicking here.

With this, go and enjoy yourself :) 

14 | David Lee on courageous communication and his upcoming FL Bar approved CLE Webinar called "Getting to Reasonable"

The next guest on the My Natural Beet Podcast brings years of experience in productive and positive work place communication to the conversation. He is passionate about courageous conversations and making each interaction we have with another positive, light, and to the point.
He also shared with us a little about his upcoming Florida Bar CLE approved webinar on October 20, 2017 at 18:30pm. The webinar is titled: "Getting to Reasonable" and it is about dealing with upset and generally difficult clients or colleagues.

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This episode is good for anyone who needs or wants to have that important and challenging conversation with an employee/employer, anyone who is curious about how to be a more effective communicator, and anyone who would like to receive a few words on how to handle responding to someone who is acting unreasonable.

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Who:  David Lee 

Where: Saco, Maine, USA

When:  31 August 2017

What we explore together:

  • His work and how he got into organizational development and communication within the workplace especially important workplace conversations
  • Practical advice for an employee who is having trouble with their boss
  • His current projects including a book proposal called "Courageous Conversations 2.0" and his upcoming CLE webinar for Florida attorneys called "Getting to Reasonable." 
  • Suggestions from the school of “hard knocks” including practical advice for effective communication when someone is upset and/or unreasonable.

 

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How David explores:

The world:

A lot of it is through conversation with people.

He loves hearing stories about life experiences. Travel is something he enjoys.
His favorite exploration, though, is of the world is the world of relationships.

His Mind:

I am constantly reflecting and processing everyday life. 

“Simple life experiences that can be a metaphor for life lessons.”

His Body:

“I am super into fitness!”

He gets so jacked about his morning workout, i.e. he loves it and sometimes wakes up early because of his enthusiasm!

By doing vigorous exercise in the am, it helps him focus throughout the day. He also stresses the importance of yoga and other mobility and flexibility practices. 

His Spirit:

He does walking and driving meditations (his eyes are open!). 

Yoga and chi gong help him get into that connected state. He enjoys the music of Hildegard von Bingen (see link below).

 

The one activity, habit, behavior that makes David feel in his Natural Beet is:

Sleep!

And taking care of yourself physically.

Final words David parted us with:

"Life is a mystery to be lived and not a problem to be solved."

 

QUOTABLES/TAKE AWAYS:

  • “Focus on how can I bring this issue up in a way that lets my boss know I get it that you are the boss… and indicates can we talk about this.” - on workplace communication
  • “There is this balance of being bold enough and brave enough to bring it up but also communicating in a respectful and safe way where the boss doesn’t feel like they have to remind you who they are and who you are.” – on workplace communication
  • “Obviously, my job is to bring out the best in you and I want to do that but because I am not perfect there will be things that I do that I do not bring out the best of you and maybe annoy you. So rather you gritting your teeth I appreciate you bringing it up.” – on workplace communication in a nice, inviting way
  • “I was listening to this podcast and they were talking about communicating in the workplace and communicating with their boss. And I was wondering is there a way that is most appealing to you or useful to you if I have requests for you or suggestions on what works best for me in our relationship, a way for me to bring that up that feels respectful to you but is also clear and useful.” – on approaching your boss
  • “Every better result you want requires a better conversation” - encouraging the conversation
  • “Human beings are creatures of reciprocity.” -  if someone shows us goodwill in that way,  we do that but if someone is pushing their view, then we push back. 
  • “If we want to go into new territory in life, we need to delete unproductive beliefs, unproductive outdated maps of how the world is and install, appropriate maps that will help us navigate this new territory.” - on letting go of old and welcoming new
  • “Live each day as if we are on our own heroes journey” 
  • “Our inner world is unceasingly fascinating!” – on being an introvert


 Links mentioned to or referred to:
 
David's business: Human Nature At Work

Courageous Conversations That Work – if you are struggling with having a challenging conversations at work

Sign up for the CLE webinar called Getting to Reasonable: How to Calm Down Upset and Unreasonable Clients and Get Them to Think and Communicate Rationally

Joseph Campbell – The Hero’s Journey

Ido Portal - Movement Culture

Hildegard von Bingen



A huge shout out to Na'an Stop the jammin' band from Boulder, Colorado for the accompanying podcast music. Their music makes you feel good and want to get up and dance! 

Visit them on social media:

Na'an Stop website
Facebook
iTunes

Photo credit: https://twitter.com/naanstopmusic & http://www.boulderweekly.com/entertainment/music/green-light-for-boulder-band-naan-stop/edit: 

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If this episode with David was inspiring, made you laugh, or gave you something new to think about consider sharing it with a friend and/or leaving a review on iTunes. The more the merrier my friends! And if you want to Nominate a Guest to be on the MNB Podcast, feel free to do that by clicking here.

May you be well :) 

 

13 | Inês David on veganism, keeping an open mind, and how living in Berlin sparked her interest in veganism and writing her cookbook, "Como assim, vegan?" + BONUS recipe

Welcoming this darling chef to the MNBP!

Inês and I became fast gal pals who will one day cook delicious food together and explore new areas :) We were initially in contact when I volunteered to become a recipe tester for her cookbook. As you will hear in this episode, that quickly became a busy time for her! Inês has a sweet voice and a positive outlook on life. I am excited for when her book, "Como assim, vegan?" is translated from Portuguese into English - I will be one of the first in line! 

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Credit: Inês

This episode is good for anyone interested in dabbling with veganism, learning more about it, and learning how Inês created her cookbook.

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Who:  Inês David

Where: In her hometown of Almada, Portugal 

When:  4 July 2017

What we explore together:

·       What she is currently working on and what she did prior to writing her cookbook

·       The process of creating her recently published cookbook, "Como assim,vegan?"

·       How and where she gets inspired to create vegan food

·       What led her to life a plant-based vegan lifestyle

·       Suggestions if you would like to dabble!
 

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How Inês explores

The world:

With an open mind.

"I always go to everything with an open mind."

"Don’t be afraid and go without any prejudices against others and others people." 

        Her mind:         
                   
Go with the flow ~

"My mind can be very troubled, I overthink everything. I try to be careful with my mind because I know that I tend to be this way so I try to not overthink things and just know that I don’t have control over most things."


Her body:  

"When I feel I am comfortable in my skin that’s when I’m the best version of myself."

"I feel really connected to my body all of the time. I really listen to it. I really like to stay active. I really like to exercise. I need to move."

Her spirit

“It’s a matter of being connected to the world around you.”

“I am really about feelings.”

"It’s related to my mind, I am very sensitive to things. Sometimes I can feel something is wrong with someone."

"I try to embrace everything and real