Episode #38 // Holiday Reboot: Stress-Less Guided Visualization Exercise

The holidays can be filled with contradiction; joy and overwhelm, abundance and clutter, love and frustration, harmony and reactivity, peace and resentment. Although we may not realize, we have a choice to choose nourishing feelings and reactions over those that leave us feeling stressed out. One of the best ways I know to increase the [...]

Episode #37 // Gifting Experiences (Instead of Stuff) with Sandra Muir

Sandra Muir has been gifting experiences for years. She began this tradition when she realized that her 11 nieces and nephews enjoyed activity gifts much more than toys. In fact, she loved this so much she founded a company that helped adults do just this for the kids and teens in their lives. With the [...]

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Episode #36 // Entertain Like a Caterer (Without Stress!) 10 Hacks from Chef, Dana Shortt

Dana Shortt has been a foodie all her life. She is an award-winning entrepreneur, a professionally trained chef, owner of her own gourmet food shop and one of the warmest, most passionate and driven people I know. I am proud to call her my friend and excited to share with you her top 10 tips [...]

Breaking Up With Busy // Reclaim Your Vibrant Life By Trading Busy for Full

Taking down the unspoken culprit that’s sucking the joy, vibrancy and health out of our lives: excessive busyness — and how we can instead trade busy for full (https://bestselfmedia.com/breaking-up-with-busy) (Listen at https://bestselfmedia.com/podcast/podcast-amanda-weber-busy) I’m always open to chatting about busy; it seems everyone else is, too. Is epidemic too strong a word to describe the extent [...]

Episode #35 // Do You Exercise Self Compassion?

Welcome to The Full Life! I’ve been on the horn lately about getting good at Self Compassion. For many, it’s the soft side of a more critical conversation we have with ourselves when we don’t measure up. “Good heavens, don’t be kind to yourself! You’ll never do better!” is more the norm. There is loads [...]

Episode #34// The Full Life Reboot: A Self Compassion Break

This week on our REBOOT episode (those short ones aimed at giving us a few minutes of “guided” stillness) we’re exploring a Self Compassion Break. This particular one is based on the work of Kristen Neff. She is, in my eyes, a self compassion Guru (check out her TedTalk for more on this subject https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvtZBUSplr4) [...]

Episode #33 // Busy is a Disease of Perception

I’m always open to chatting about busy; it seems everyone else is, too. Is epidemic too strong a word to describe the extent to which ‘busy’ is impacting our health, our happiness, and the quality of our relationships? I don’t think so. It really hit home recently when I read these words from Dr. Suzanne [...]

Episode #30 // When We Shift, the World Shifts with Us: Kristen Noel, Editor-in-Chief Best Self Magazine

Navigating information overload on the www can be draining to say the least. I bookmark, subscribe and frequent the outlets that consistently provide the voice of positive thought-leaders and those that feed my intellect as well as my requirement for “all things inspiring and easy on the eyes”. This is why I was so excited [...]

Episode #29 // Be Feel Think Do with Anne Berube

If you have ever asked yourself the question "is that my intuition or am I writing that story with my ego, my fears, my intellect", this episode will offer you a beautiful way to navigate. Today I have a wonderful conversation with Author, Speaker, Spiritual Coach and creator of The Happiness Sessions, Anne Berube. Her new [...]

Episode #25 // The Full Life Reboot: Exploring WHY You Give

It’s a REBOOT week! Taking moments for gentle reflection has been and continues to be where my greatest ‘aha moments and perception shift have made themselves known. These are the practices that have allowed me to trade busy for full as I build this life I love while I care for those around me. But [...]