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2021👇🏼

Bonus Episode - My Favorite Empowering Thoughts

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Episode 78

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Bonus Episode - My Favorite Questions to Ask Myself

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Episode 77

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February Pep Talk Series

When You're Worried About Reintegration
When It Feels Like the Deployment Will Never End
When You're Feeling Insecure
When You Have Nothing Left to Give
When You're Feeling Anxious
When You Cannot Cook Another Meal
When You're Feeling Angry
When You're Struggling to Feel Connected
When It Feels Like No One Understands
When You're Experiencing Decision Fatigue
When You're Feeling Stuck
When Life Feels Unfair
When "Staying Busy" Isn't Working
When You Feel Scared
When You Miss Him So Much
When It Feels Like The Deployment Curse is Real
When You're Struggling to Take Care of Yourself
When Your In-Laws Are Driving You Crazy
When You Need to Cry
When You're Feeling Overwhelmed
When You're Stressed About Money
When You're Feeling Lonely
When You Just Said the Big Goodbye
When Your Kids Are Struggling
When He Hasn't Even Left Yet and It's Already Hard
When He Misses Important Days
When You Are Exhausted
When Your Kids Are Driving You Crazy

Episode 76 - Self Confidence

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Bonus Episode - Blooper Reel

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Episode 75 - A Weight Loss Coaching Call

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2020 👇🏼

Episode 74 - Victims and Villains

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Episode 73 - A Christmas Episode

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Episode 72 - Focusing on Problems vs Focusing on Solutions with Kate Ellertson

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Episode 71 - Happy Medium
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Episode 70 - The Gift of Forgiveness

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Episode 69 - An Interview with Ashley Weinert

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Episode 68 - If Your Brain Was a Garden

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Episode 67 - Having Courage v.s. Having No Fear

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Episode 66 - Toddlers and Teenagers

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Episode 65 - The Shame Blame Trap

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Episode 64 - Impulse Control and Allowing Urges With Bruce Ellertson

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Episode 63 - When You're Feeling Burned Out

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Episode 62 - Understanding Our Roles

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Episode 61 - 10 Ways Mental Health is like Dental Health

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Episode 60 - An Interview with a Client

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Episode 59 - Three Stages of Awareness

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Episode 58 - Understanding Results and Values with Jane Ellertson

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Episode 57 - Equal Air Time

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Episode 56 - The Husband Episode

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Episode 55 - Clean Pain vs Dirty Pain

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Episode 54 - Teaching Kids How To Work with Maren Ellertson

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Episode 53 - Your Relationship with Yourself and Your Life

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Episode 52 - An Interview with Karyn Halverson

-Meet Karyn. She is an incredible military wife (her husband recently retired after a 30 year career). She has newly become a military mom (her youngest daughter recently joined the military). She is an educator/librarian who recently completed her Masters degree. She is a mother of three adult children (she recently lost her oldest daughter). She is fellow mind manager and lover of thought work (she is a member of Jody Moore's Be Bold program). She is a loving, independent, and faithful woman who loves God. Join us as Karyn shares with us experiences and lessons learned from all of these areas of her life and what has gotten her through the hardest parts. Enjoy!
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Episode 51 - Staying Motivated Webinar

-Have you ever wondered why sometimes you feel so motivated and sometimes it's hard to find an ounce of inspiration when it comes to things you are trying to accomplish? Do you get discouraged when even though you are very smart and know exactly what needs to be done you sometimes just can't quite do it? Does it sometimes feel like the military is in charge of your life and and you don't have much control when it comes to options and decisions? Join me and an awesome group of military spouses who are currently stationed with their soldiers at Hill Air Force Base in Utah. I was invited to teach a webinar about staying motivated when it comes to sustaining and supporting your employment efforts and career as a military spouse and the challenges that come along with that, especially for our active duty families who move every few years and feel as if they have to start over each time. In this webinar I identify three main problems that come up with trying to stay motivated in this process. I discuss solutions and give specific examples for each. At the end of the webinar, I coach a military spouse live on the call about some things that are on her mind when it comes to this topic. Enjoy!
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Episode 50 - Thriving During Deployment

-In this episode I review my 10 tips to thriving during deployment. A free printable version of these tips can be downloaded from my website (www.SimplyResilient.net). I will be going into each of these tips this week in depth on Facebook live as part of my PODCAST PARTY! Make sure to check it out and enter for a chance to win one of five $100 Amazon gift cards.
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Episode 49 - 15 Things I Want to Remember About Being a Young Mom When I'm a Grandma

-I can't wait to be a grandma! I feel like it is the ultimate reward for the work I do as a mother. I know being a mom is 50/50 and being a grandma is 50/50, but secretly I kind of think being a grandma will be more like 80/20 LOL

In this episode, I compiled a list of things that have been incredibly helpful and things that aren't for mothers of young kids from my experiences and others. I know when I'm no longer in this phase that it will be hard to remember these things and I want to be the best grandma on the planet! Enjoy!
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Episode 48 - An Interview With Kristin Lindell

-Meet Kristin. She is an incredible military wife, step mom of 4, and a life coach. Kristin specializes in working with women who want to improve their relationships with their step children. She helps these incredible women like herself see how what feels mostly out of their control is actually almost completely in their control. She is working to create a positive, uplifting, empowering resource for women in a market where much of what is available can feel disempowering and at times discouraging. I loved getting to know Kristin, hearing her story, and finding out more about what she is doing in the world by teaching step moms about thought work and giving them simple yet powerful tools that they can use right away to improve their lives. Enjoy!
-KristinLindellCoaching.com
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Episode 47 - The Benefit of the Doubt

-Whenever there is any uncertainty when it comes to our interactions with others, whether it be in their actions or in their words, our brain tends to default to assuming (aka guessing) that they have bad intentions toward us. Learning how to intentionally apply the benefit of the doubt in our lives is beneficial for all involved, but mostly for us. I have also found that as I have learned to wear my Benefit of the Doubt Glasses I have seriously decreased the drama in my life. "I am on a quest to reduce drama in m life, and it's fascinating to see how much of the drama I'm completely creating for myself." In this episode we talk about what it looks like when we don't give people the benefit of the doubt, what it looks like when we do, why we benefit from giving people the benefit of the doubt, why it's safe to give people the benefit of the doubt, and when we should be more wary about giving the benefit of the doubt...plus tons of examples. Enjoy!
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-Mission for the Episode: experiment with giving someone the benefit of the doubt that you normally wouldn't.
-Hot Mess Moment: swearing during family photo shoot


Bonus Episode - The Pizza Principle

-Several years ago my dad wrote an e-book called The Pizza Principle: Unconventional Financial Wisdom for Unconventional Times. In this episode I share 10 tips from his book to give you a little preview. I recorded the audio of his book as a Christmas present for him last year. The audio version of The Pizza Principle is now available on most major podcast platforms. Go check it out! All of the links are in my show notes, including a link to his eBook. Today is his birthday and he is 70 years old. Happy Birthday Daddy!
-The Pizza Principle on SpotifyiTunesGoogle PlayStitcher RadioiHeart Radio.
-The Pizza Principle eBook
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Episode 46 - Why Is It So Hard To Ask For Help?

-Have you ever wondered why it can often be so difficult to ask for help? Did you know that you have a relationship with asking for help? Your current thoughts that are making it hard to ask for help are your relationship. Are you like so many of us and jump at the chance to help others, but can't stand to ask for help yourself? If you have a hard time accepting offers of help or asking for help when it's needed and would like to know why and how you might improve your relationship when it comes to this, listen to this episode right now!
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-Mission for the episode: identify current relationship with ability to ask for help.  Identify if that relationship is serving you.  Decide what you want that relationship to look like and work on making those changes.  Notice how easy it is to love other people's vulnerability and not your own and work on loving your own.
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Episode 45 - The Balanced Life Myth

-Have you ever been at your wits end with your kids no matter how hard you search for more patience? Then an opportunity for a little getaway comes up and you snatch it up in hopes that if you can get a small break from them that you will find that patient mama that you know is in there. Only to be super discouraged when not long after you return from your getaway and you're reunited with your amazing kids whom you love dearly, your impatience starts to creep right back in. This is an example from my life of my first myth of living a balanced life which is focusing on taking actions to try and achieve a balanced result in your life, rather than what will truly be successful which is cleaning up your thinking to create a feeling of balanced then taking action from there. Tune in to hear all about this myth, myth #2, and alternatives to both myths. Enjoy!
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Episode 44 - Adventures in Flight School

-Brad is back in this episode as a cohost to help me share some fun experiences from our time at Fort Rucker Alabama in 2011 and 2012. He just returned from Fort Rucker after completing "flight school part 2" and now is trained to fly Apache helicopters. When we went as a family to "flight school part 1" for a year and a half, he learned how to fly Blackhawk helicopters. Having him there these last four months and now home again has made us nostalgic about that very important time in our family's life. Join us to hear some fun stories of what it's like to move across the country with 3 little kids, attend flight school, and live in the south. Enjoy!
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Episode 43 - An Interview with Michele Demetriou

-Meet Michele. She is an amazing military mom who supported her son through his military career. She is now a mindset coach who works with professional athletes helping them live their lives more intentionally and decide who they want to be in the world beyond their identity as an athlete. She has found a lot of similarities in the mental lives and mental struggles of athletes and soldiers. Listen in to hear her fascinating insights and lessons learned. Enjoy!
-MicheleDemetriou.com
-Michele@MicheleDemetriou.com
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Episode 42 - The Cupcake Concept

-Have you ever fallen into the trap of being able to believe you are a good mom if your kids get could grades? The problem with that plan is then if your kids don't get good grades (which is completely possible and mostly out of your control) then you no longer have permission from yourself to believe you're a good mom... In today's episode I explain my cupcake analogy in detail with tons of examples to help you understand the power of taking care of our own needs and remembering that everything else (aka your wants) is frosting. In case you were wondering, your kids getting good grades is just frosting and has nothing to do with if you are a good mom or not. Such good news!
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-Mission for the episode: take a look at your cupcakes and see if you're trying to use frosting to make your cupcakes whole.
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Episode 41 - Growing Through Challenges

-Life is a classroom, not a test. We are put on this earth to have the opportunity to grow through challenges. The sooner we open up to this part of life, the sooner we improve our overall experience with the hard times and gain so much more in the process.
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-Mission for the episode: Make a list of the challenges from your life.  Take a look at them and see what source they come from. Work on believing nothing has gone wrong.  Don't avoid trials and don't seek them, just open up to them.
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-Today we celebrate our son Keith and his special place in our family. Five years ago today we had a stillborn baby. I was almost 6 months pregnant with a healthy baby boy when there was a cord accident and he passed away inside of me. I am a sharer, I believe in sharing, and today I'm honored to share with you some of my personal accounts from those days leading up to his delivery and the days that followed. These are sacred and tender experiences for me and my family and they bring up so much pain and love, heartbreak and joy. I love remembering him and sharing him with people in my life who I know will treasure his memory. Thank you for taking the time to listen and share in this experience with us. Happy birthday Keith! We love you sweet boy!
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Episode 39 - An Interview with Stephanie Allen

-Meet my new friend Stephanie Allen. I had the privilege of interviewing her a couple of months ago and I'm so happy to finally be sharing with you her insights. She is a seasoned military spouse with her husband being in the military for 28 years. Together they have done 11 moves and 6 deployments. Stephanie is also a life coach and works with military spouses who want to create home businesses that can thrive even with the unique demands of active duty military life. She helps military spouses get off the career treadmill of having to start over each time they move. Check her out at StephanieAllenCoaching.com or on her Facebook group - Self Made Military Spouse. Enjoy this episode!
-StephanieAllenCoaching.com
-Self Made Military Spouse
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Episode 38 - Therapy vs Coaching

-Are you curious about the similarities and differences between life coaching and therapy? Tune in to hear my take on it along with some other great references on this topic. Also, enjoy an interview that I did with my big brother Ben who has had a lot of experiences getting help in his life from both kinds of mental health professionals.
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Bonus Episode - A Coaching Call About the Coronavirus

-Enjoy this Bonus Episode where I coach one of my clients about the affects of the Coronavirus in her personal and professional life. Fair warning: the audio of the recording of our session is pretty terrible. This episode is definitely worth listening to, but the audio makes it a B-, and I'm ok with that :)
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Episode 37 - Living with Uncertainty

-Listen in to learn why we are perfectly prepared and ready for the Coronavirus. It feels that our uncertainty in life has increased in the last few weeks, but in reality our life is always 50/50: 50% certain 50% uncertain. Also, the way to feel more certain is to create that feeling with your thoughts. We mistakenly think that the way we feel certain and prepared is to take tons of action, but if we clean up our thinking first then our actions will be more productive, authentic, and sustainable. Learn in this episode why this level of daily stress is actually in our human sweet spot and is the perfect opportunity to rise up and thrive. Nothing has gone wrong. Our lives are right on track. We're ready for everything that is happening. Take a breath and exhale.
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Episode 36 - An Interview with Wendi Wray

-In this episode you will get to know my new friend Wendi Wray who is an amazing woman. She is a veteran, a military spouse, a mom, and a life coach. I really enjoyed this opportunity to get to know her and more about her experiences as she navigated life in a dual-mil marriage and about what she's up to these days. She is no longer in the military and she has a life coaching practice focused on serving veterans who want to lose weight for good by changing their lifestyle for good and improving the relationship they have with themselves, with food, and with mental health. Enjoy this episode and reach out to Wendi if she is what you are looking for.
-WendiWray.com/freeconsultation
-IG Wendi Wray
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Episode 35 - Buffering with Zach Spafford

-On the podcast today I share an episode that I did with life coach Zach Spafford from The Self Mastery Podcast about buffering. We talk about what buffering is, why our lower brain offers it to us as a solution to resolve discomfort, what we can do instead and how, and how all of this relates to military life particularly when it comes to the challenges, loneliness, and discomfort of deployments. Enjoy!
-Couples coaching with Natalie Clay - Episode 33 Zach and Darcy Spafford
-zachspafford.com
-IG/FB/Twitter: Self Mastery Coach
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Episode 34 - The Story of Squeaky Shoes For Tiny Tots

-In this episode I tell you the story of the last 9 years rocking my side gig of selling toddler squeaky shoes. This business is my baby and I have enjoyed the ups and downs of growing it from nothing into what it is today.
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Episode 33 - Requests and Boundaries

-Do you find yourself struggling with making healthy requests and setting healthy boundaries in your relationships? Listen to this episode to learn more about what it means to make requests of people around you from a place of wanting it without needing it to be happy (the frosting on the cupcake). Also, find out what it takes to set boundaries that aren't exhausting, overwhelming, and unsuccessful. "If you continue to do _____________ (and you probably will and that's ok), then I will do _____________ to take care of myself."
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Episode 32 - An Interview with Jenni Gaines

-Meet Jenni Gaines, fellow military wife and also a life coach. She specializes in working with families dealing with teenage anorexia. I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Jenni, hearing her insights and takeaways from her time as a military spouse, and learning more about her niche and all the ways she is helping people through this incredible challenge. Enjoy!
-peacemealcoach.com
-jenni@peacemealcoach.com
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Episode 31 - What Do You Do With an Idea?

-This episode is part 3 of a 3 part episode series where I read to you the children's book What Do You Do With an Idea? from the What You Do Matters Series written by Kobi Yamada and illustrated by Mae Besom.  These books have such beautifully simple and powerful concepts in them and in this episode I talk about what it means to have a relationship with your ideas and dreams.
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-Mission for the episode: Give your Ideas attention.
-Hot Mess Moment: Just Dance with Amelia.


Episode 30 - What Do You Do With a Chance?

-This episode is part 2 of a 3 part episode series where I read to you the children's book What Do You Do With a Chance? from the What You Do Matters Series written by Kobi Yamada and illustrated by Mae Besom.  These books have such beautifully simple and powerful concepts in them. In this episode I discuss what it means to take a chance from a position of being willing to fail at that chance. The reason we let chances pass us by in this life is mostly because we think we are "afraid of failure." What I have found to be interesting when I explore this apparent "fear of failure" with my clients is that they are often unable to identify what they are actually afraid of experiencing. It is incredibly powerful when we realize that the only thing we are risking when we take a chance is feeling a negative emotion which is created from our own thoughts anyway.
-Battle Buddy Moment: podcast review from Steph_Benz
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Episode 29 - What Do You Do With a Problem?

-This episode is part 1 of a 3 part episode series where I read to you the children's book What Do You Do With a Problem from the What You Do Matters Series written by Kobi Yamada and illustrated by Mae Besom. These books have such beautiful concepts in them and in this episode I elaborate on how to use the model to solve any problem and what it looks like to attempt to solve problems with the "solutions" that our lower brain offers us.
-Battle Buddy Moment: podcast review from Mary FB27
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-Hot Mess Moment: Taking 5 kids to a pool in AL.


Bonus Episode - What is a Mini-Session?

-At the end of each of my episodes I invite you to book a free mini session with me to see if working with me would be a great fit for you. Last week I realized I have never explained to you what a mini-session is and it's time to fix that!

Who here likes Costco samples? A mini-session is a lot like samples at Costco because Costco wants you to be able to try the food before you buy so that there is no risk for you. Then they hope you love it and want to buy the full package of food, but it's totally ok if you don't.

Check out this episode to get lots of great information about what a mini-session is so that you will have no surprises or concerns. Then take action and book a mini-session with me to get free, individual coaching. Thanks!
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Episode 28 - How To Feel Crazy Connected to Your Husband Even When He's Deployed

-Today's podcast comes from a webinar that I recently created as an assignment for Life Coach School. I did a podcast episode on a similar topic last year, but this episode is a different take on it because the point of a webinar is to reach and teach an audience who hasn't heard of me or my podcast or the model or probably even life coaching. So it was a fun new challenge to teach it in a way that could be understood by all and not rely on the terms that I now use so regularly in my teaching with my clients and here on the podcast. In this episode I identify three common problems when it comes to creating connection while our husband is away from home for a deployment or training. Then I discuss three awesome solutions that are completely doable and available to you, no matter your circumstances. It is an awesome episode if I do say so myself. Listen now! :)
-Link to video webinar on YouTube:  https://youtu.be/duOvJco4CYY
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Episode 27 - An Interview with Nicole Terwey

-I feel so lucky to have an amazing former military spouse and member of the military, who is also a life coach, on my podcast today. Listen in to hear about Nicole Terwey's experiences during her time in the Navy and being dual military since her husband was also in the Navy. We also discuss her life coaching specialty which is undoing urges for permanent weight loss.
-www.NicoleTerwey.com - Check out her 5 video series about urges and physical hunger and undoing bad habits.
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2019👇🏼

Episode 26 - Protocols

-Having a protocol simply means deciding ahead of time how we want to show up in the world in any given category of our lives. We can have protocols for each aspect of our life such as: food, parenting, marriage, business, time, etc.
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-Mission for the episode: Start to build your protocols, work in progress.
-Hot Mess Moment: my husband hates taking Selfies


Episode 25 - Our Love Story

-My husband, Brad Ellertson, guest co-hosts this episode with me as we share highlights from our 21 years together.
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Episode 24 - What to Do When Your Loved Ones Are Driving You Crazy

-Are you spending a lot of time with family right now around the holidays? Do you have people staying with you from out of town who you love, but they're driving you crazy? Are you frustrated by the fact that you miss your loved ones when you're not with them, but then when you are together some of their behavior makes you want to run away? Listen to this episode to gain some awareness around why this occurs and to get some simple solutions to help out with this very simple problem. If you're ready to decrease the drama that happens in your mind around your loved ones, then listen in. Also, get the added bonus of learning my spit up analogy. Enjoy!
-Battle Buddy Moment: podcast review from Katie J Stowe
-In the Trenches Moment: spit up example
-Mission for the episode: try out the spit up analogy when you are spending time with a loved one who has challenging/annoying behavior that is hard for you to be around.
-Hot Mess Moment: none


Episode 23 - I'll Be Home For Christmas

-The reality of military life is that we have to spend some really important days apart. One of those may be Christmas for you. In this episode I take a look at the "solutions" that your lower brain offers you to deal with these difficult times and the result that comes with that. This episode will help you gain some awareness around all of this and get a good look at the results you will get from using your higher brain to work through being apart from your husband at Christmas time. Your mission for the week is to create self compassion rather than self pity; it will make such a difference to intentionally do this by using the model. My Christmas present to you, my listeners, this year is a mini-performance of the song "I'll Be Home For Christmas." Enjoy!
-Battle Buddy Moment: podcast review from mom86421357
-In the Trenches Moment: none
-Mission for the episode: none
-Hot Mess Moment: Brad coming home and surprising the kids on Christmas Eve morning and me trying to arrange it with a broken leg.


Episode 22 - 7 Tips to Enhance Your Weight Loss Experience During Deployment

-I recently made a very fun video for an assignment for Life Coach School and I wanted to share the audio of this video here with you. Enjoy these 7 easy and doable tips that you can start applying today to the weight loss journey that you are already on that will help you think about weight loss in a way that you never have before and enhance your over all experience by taking it to the next level.
-Link to video on YouTube:  https://youtu.be/pUDFVjMOZe0
-Battle Buddy Moment: none
-In the Trenches Moment: none
-Mission for the episode: none
-Hot Mess Moment: none


Episode 21 - How Can I Keep From Singing?

-In this episode I share some of the experiences that I've had in my life with the power of music and song. I also discuss how you would use the model to improve your physical performance in any area (sports, singing, acting, etc.). I have a special treat for you on this episode. At the end of the episode I include the recording of a solo that I performed in high school "How Can I Keep From Singing?"
-Battle Buddy Moment: Meggy Pegs 8
-In the Trenches Moment: Using the model to sing better.
-Mission for the episode: Find things to sing about.
-Hot Mess Moment: Walking in late and talking during a concert.


Episode 20 - The Manual

-Did you know that if we're not careful we tend to create user manuals for how we believe the people in our lives should behave? The problem with this is the people around us don't know what's in our manual or necessarily want to behave how we've decided they should behave. If you have a husband manual, it may say "good husbands don't leave their clothes on the floor." But guess what? Sometimes husbands put their clothes away and sometimes they don't. What if that didn't make them a good or bad husband? What if you get to feel exactly how you want to feel even if they don't do what's in your manual. It's time to throw the manuals out. Listen to this episode for 4 solutions to this problem.
-Clip from Wall E:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdtHPZUkKWs
-Battle Buddy Moment: Review from spiritual flame.
-In the Trenches Moment: None
-Mission for the episode: Visualize throwing away manuals. Focus on one thing.
-Hot Mess Moment: Bugs in our Christmas tree in Alabama.


Episode 19 -  Breaking My Leg During a Deployment

-This weekend marked the six year anniversary since breaking my leg two weeks into my husbands first year long deployment. In this episode I share my story with you in great detail of what that experience was like for me and what I learned. This experience is a big part of who I am today.
-Battle Buddy Moment: none
-In the Trenches Moment: None
-Mission for the episode: None
-Hot Mess Moment: none


Episode 18 - Enjoying Results Ahead of Time

-Did you know that just like we can enjoy the anticipation of Christmas day all season long, we can enjoy anticipating the results of a goal today that haven't even happened yet? It comes from knowing for sure that they will happen and because of that knowledge having the confidence to enjoy those results today as you work toward them, which in turn increases the likelihood of you achieving them. I love applying this concept in so many areas of my life and I know you will too.
-Battle Buddy Moment: Review from momma BDF.
-In the Trenches Moment: Temple work
-Mission for the episode: Practice knowing that things in the future are as good as done. Try out enjoying something today that hasn’t happened yet.
-Hot Mess Moment: from listener Stephanie (camping trip in Yosemite)


Episode 17 - The Nanny Episode

-Many people ask me about my experience having a nanny. So here is my story about deciding to get a nanny, what it took to find her, and what it was like having her live in our house with our family for a year while my husband was deployed. Spoiler alert: it was fantastic, she was amazing, and it was a complete game changer!
-Battle Buddy Moment: FB review from Camille
-In the Trenches Moment: Cant find notes
-Mission for the episode:
-Hot Mess Moment: falling off the stool in laundry room and getting mad at Amber
-Care.com


Episode 16 - Everything is 50/50

-I have decided to believe that every circumstance in life is 50/50 by design.  50% good 50% bad, 50% positive 50% negative, 50% hard 50% easy, 50% fun 50% hard work.  Believing this and applying it in my life has helped me love exactly where I am in life and not indulge in thoughts like "once I ________ then my life will be so much better."  It's 50/50 here and it's 50/50 there, just a different 50/50.  It will be fun to go for that thing or achieve that goal, but we can make our life exactly what we want it to be in any circumstance.  The grass isn't greener on the other side, it's green right here.
-Battle Buddy Moment: Review from spiritual flame.
-In the Trenches Moment: Life is better with toddlers, prove it, show me.
-Mission for the episode: Find the 50/50 in everything-present and grateful.
-Hot Mess Moment:  flour foot prints


Episode 15 - Self Coaching 101

-What does a self coaching session look like? Listen in to hear my tips for coaching yourself effectively and more on what it looks like for me.

-Battle Buddy Moment:  FB review from Kim

-Thought download (aka brain dump):  Do a download as if you're telling a friend what happened and what you're thinking and feeling about it.
-Circumstances: always neutral
-Thoughts: take a look at the circumstance and ask yourself "What am I making this mean?" "Why is this a problem?" Then ask "but why?" 2 or 3 more times.  If your thought is in the form of a question, restate 
-Feelings:
-Actions:
-Results:

-In the Trenches Moment:  He can be angry and I don't have to be.  It's totally ok for us both to be angry.

-Hot Mess Moment: learning how to snowboard
-Mission for the episode: sit down and do an intentional self coaching session


Episode 14 - How To Feel Connected to Your Husband While He's Away

-Relationships are simply our thoughts about another person and relationships exist in our minds. The reason this is such good news is that when our husband is away and the usual ways that we believe are what make it easy to create connection (like going on dates, flirting, enjoying shared interests) are not available, we can feel very disconnected. Listen to this episode to see what you can do to create crazy amounts of connection and love in your marriage even in the most challenging circumstances.

-Battle Buddy Moment: podcast review from youngmom87

-The Life Coach School podcast episodes 164 & 165
-simple definition of relationships: our thoughts about another person
-As human beings we are designed to connect and have relationships
-Through the model I have laenred that relationship exist in our mind.
-C line is frequency, method, and quality of conversation when they are deployed
-Think about people you feel connected to that you've never met or don't see much.
-Feeling connected is always available.
-I'm really good at figuring out what I want and telling Brad.
-I try not to make it mean anything if he doesn't do my requests.
-Not afraid to buy myself flowers when he's gone, they're from him.
-Look for evidence of why it's easy to feel connected.
-Spend time thinking about him like it's your favoirte hobby.

-Hot Mess Moment: hot mess moment from listener Jenn
-In the Trenches Moment: not always easy to be married to Brad, but it is easy to love him.
-Mission for the episode: How do you want to feel in this relationship and why?


Episode 13 - My Interview With the Rising Phoenix Podcast

-A few months ago I had the amazing opportunity to be interviewed by the Rising Phoenix Podcast. This is a powerful podcast about maternal mental health and Postpartum depression and I was able to share with them my story about losing my baby Keith when I was 5 months pregnant with him. Being able to share about life after having a still born baby and dealing with Postpartum Depression is a healing experience. They have a mission to help end the stigma against talking about these things and getting help when needed. What we really need when we're having these types of experience is to know we're not alone and that we don't have to face it alone. It's helpful to talk about it with others and share your experiences. Every episode on this podcast is an interview with a different woman going through her own version of this shared experience that so many of us have. Please go check out their podcast, these women are amazing!

-https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rising-phoenix/id1463393577
-Instagram: risingphoenixpodcast


Episode 12 - Deciding What to Believe

-Do you know what makes something a belief? When you decide to continue thinking something, that's it. When you know this you can more intentionally decide what you want to believe and what you don't want to believe by taking a look at what you're spending time thinking about and guiding your thoughts to create who you are and what you believe on purpose.

-Battle Buddy Moment: FB review from Erika


Did you know you can believe anything you want?  The way you believe something is to simply just decide to keep on thinking it.  I did not truly understand this concept until about a year ago.  For most of my life I thought it was important to just decide what I believed spiritually and then I had values and things that were important to me.  However, when something would come up that was new for me or I wasn’t sure how I felt about it, I didn’t decide if I wanted to believe in it or not, I just checked in with myself to see if I believed it or not.  I had no idea that I could create belief by controlling my thoughts intentionally.  Now that I know the model I can see that I was creating belief without realizing it and I now feel so empowered to believe or stop believing anything I want to.
So like I said, a belief is simply a thought (in fact those words are interchangeable) that we decide to spend time thinking about.  Sometimes what we believe feels a little elusive or mysterious to us, or maybe even a little vague, so to simplify it like that can be very powerful.  Most of us know what we’d like to believe, but it doesn’t always feel available or believable.
Here are a few things that I have decided to believe about myself and about other important areas of my life.  Keep in mind no one gave me permission to believe these things and most of these things I’ve decided to believe are not necessarily proveable.  In fact, I can find evidence for an opposing belief if I spend time looking for it, but I’ve decided to just believe it all anyway because it serves me to do so.
-Personally, I’ve decided to believe: I am the best one to meet my own needs, the universe is constantly conspiring in my favor, I’m not for everyone and that’s ok, I have an amazing and healthy body, I do my best and my best is enough, everything happens right on time, hard work feels amazing, I have plenty of money and plenty of time, and I make my decisions the right ones.
-In my family, I’ve decided to believe:  it is so easy to love my husband, my husband is lucky to be married to me, we are all in this together, I am an amazing mom and my kids are lucky to have me, and I know that my kids know that I love them.
-Spiritually, I’ve decided to believe:  I am a daughter of God, I have Heavenly Parents who love me and are always with me, I have a loving Heavenly Brother named Jesus Christ who is my Savior and He died for me, even when I feel alone I am never alone, I will get to live with my family in heaven, and this mortal life is so important but it is also a very small part of my eternal timeline.
-In my business, I’ve decided to believe: discomfort is the currency for my dreams, everything is figure outable, I love all the humans, I keep commitments to myself, I am willing to be wrong about anything, and because I have the model I can coach anyone about anything.
-In regards to my mental health, I’ve decided to believe: my feelings are always preceded by a thought, my thoughts create my feelings, the results in my life are always directly related to what I’m spending time thinking about, I already have all of the answers, authority creates awareness, worry pretends to be necessary, and love is always an option.
This is just a sampling to give you lots of great examples.  I also want you to take a look at the fact that lots of our current thoughts we like and we want to keep.  So this isn’t all about changing your thoughts and beliefs.  So many of the things we currently believe are serving us.  But once we realize that every belief is because of what we’re thinking, then we’re in a position to identify beliefs that aren’t serving us and stop spending time thinking those things.  I want to leave you guys with this thought that has been a game changer for me:  Every single thought I think is optional and every single thought in the world is available.

-Hot Mess Moment: 2 major airport pat downs in one weekend
-In the Trenches moment: the cost of buying formula vs free breast feeding


Episode 11 - My Weight Loss Journey

-Did you know that the number on the scale is completely neutral? It's just information, it's just a number, it's just math, and it means nothing about you. In this episode I share they way I tell my story about my relationship with my health, my body, and my weight throughout my life so far. I also share where I am currently in my journey and how those goals are going so far. My husband asked me, "Don't you want to wait until you've reached your goal to do this episode?" and I responded with, "No way! I'm a work in progress and I always will be." I'm loving every part of my journey and I'm excited to share it with you.

-In the Trenches moment: "My protocol works. It works."
-the number on the scale is just information, just numbers, just math
-ok to be hungry, sustainable plan, no rush
-I weigh myself everyday and look at my weekly average week over week to monitor my progress.

-Battle Buddy Moment: FB review from Malorie
-Hot Mess Moment: getting pulled over, registration expired 10 months ago


Episode 10 - Emotional Adulthood

-Simply stated, emotional adulthood is when we take responsibility for how we feel. Learn about the opposite of emotional adulthood, which is emotional childhood, to get a better understanding of what it looks like to operate from emotional adulthood. When we learn how to be responsible for our own happiness and unhappiness (it turns out we're the best ones), we are empowered to be the person that we want to be in the world.

-example of solution from lower brain vs solution from higher brain: getting out of pool - kids drape towel around body and shiver soaking wet, grown ups use the towel to dry off.

-emotional childhood (lower brain): when we do not take responsibility for how we feel, trained from when we're young that other people hurt our feelings, trained to think in our marriage that we meet our partner's needs, if someone else is in charge of how we feel then we feel like we need to control them to affect how we feel, waiting for other people to make us feel better, super aware of people treating you "poorly," easily offended, feel entitled to something you haven't earned, blaming circumstances for how you feel (skip the T line).
-emotional adulthood (higher brain): when we take responsibility for how we feel, make choices for how I want to feel, empowered place to operate from, get to be the person we want to be, we're the best one to meet our own needs (then we can just have fun with other people), responsible for my happiness and unhappiness, responsible for thoughts/feelings/actions/results, treat people nicely because we want to not because we're responsible for how they feel, feel responsible to ourselves for our behavior, still make mistakes and feel lots of negative and indulgent emotions just doesn't blame them on other people or on circumstances.

-Do not use these tools to point out these problems in other people (very tempting, rarely appropriate or successful).  Just use this information to work on yourself.
-emotional childhood feels easier, but emotional adulthood is better
-Important to know that we don't ever totally graduate from emotional childhood, we will always have moments where we visit emotional childhood, but we apologize, use it as an opportunity to create awareness, and we try to spend the majority of our time in emotional adulthood.

-Battle Buddy Moment: FB review from Kristene
-In the trenches moment: gentle email from listener
-Hot Mess Moment:  secret hickey story
-Mission for the episode: explore this in your life, answer these questions (1- name a person or circumstance that you believe is causing you a negative feeling.  2- Describe how they are making you feel. 3-Why do you think they have the power to make you feel this way. 4-what actually is the thought that is making you feel that way 5- why is this good news? 6-how might you take responsibility for your feelings in your future?), write down a few examples.


Episode 9 - Worry vs Fear

-Have you ever wondered what the difference between fear and worry is? For me, the difference is that worry pretends to be necessary but makes us miserable, while fear is a useful emotion that we can get good at feeling and taking action anyway. Make sure to listen to this episode to learn all about this topic and listen to a coaching session where I'm the client and I'm being coached by Natalie Clay about my struggle with worrying about my husband while he was deployed in Iraq.

-www.NatalieClay.com - couples coaching

-"Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength - carrying two days at once.  It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time.  Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of it's sorrow, it empties today of its strength." -Corrie Ten Boom

-Battle Buddy Moment: FB review from Jenneka
-Hot Mess Moment:  spider crawling out of hole in ceiling


Episode 8 - Negative Emotions

-While we may logically understand that negative emotions are a necessary part of life, we tend to respond to them in ways that do not serve us such as resisting, reacting, or avoiding. Learn more about that and about what it means to allow negative emotions and the impact that can have on your life. Also, listen in to learn about the difference between indulgent emotions that keep us stuck and productive negative emotions that are heathy and helpful to allow and process. Allowing these negative emotions actually move us forward on our journey to become the version of ourselves that we want to be.
-Battle Buddy Moment: FB review from Lisa

-Beachball analogy:
   -resist: like holding the ball under water
   -react: try to hit the ball out of the pool
   -avoid: cover eyes, turn back on ball
   -allow: watch it, call it by name, swim with it

-Indulgent Emotions (that don't serve you): confusion, doubt, worry, indecision, overwhelm, complaining, overreaction, drama, self loathing, frustration, self-pity, busy, stress, apathy, resentment.
-Negative (but healthy to allow) Emotions: urge, desire, boredom, hunger, failure, dissatisfaction, insecurity, anger, nervous, pain, lack, discomfort, sacrifice, fear, loss, disappointment, sadness.

-Hot Mess Moment: Laughing until it hurt at last pic in my new cookbook.
-Link to Pioneer Woman's cookbook with cowboy rear end pic in the back:  https://thepioneerwoman.com/confessions/cookbook-day/
-Mission for the episode: Ask yourself what are my 3 main emotions I operate from and why? What 3 emotions do I want to operate from and why?  Practice allowing negative emotions.


Episode 7 - A Letter to a Friend About Joining the Military

-Less than a year after we joined the military, a friend reached out to me because she and her husband were considering joining the military. She wanted to know what I thought and this is the letter that I wrote to her:
-Battle Buddy Moment: none
-Hot Mess Moment: none


Episode 6 - Making Decisions Like a Boss

-Do you have trouble making decisions in a timely manner and with confidence? In this episode we talk about how making decisions can be challenging even in normal life, but even more so when you're husband is away. Listen to find out more about why we get hung up on making decisions and lots of tools to help you make decisions like a boss!
-Battle Buddy Moment: FB review from Robin
-Hot Mess Moment: taking Grace to her first day of preschool from 10-12 instead of 9-11.
-In the Trenches Moment: CC bill due the day before we get paid
-Mission for the Episode: if you're indulging in indecision call it what it is, make decision deadlines, watch what your brain is offering you, practice these new thoughts.


Episode 5 - A Coaching Call With a Military Wife

-Wondering what it would be like to be coached? Listen in on this coaching call with a military wife as we talk about an experience that she and her husband had when he came home during his deployment for 24 hours. We talk about holding the space, setting boundaries, making our cupcakes whole, thanking ourselves, making requests from a place of wanting without needing to be happy, and so much more.
-Battle Buddy Moment: none
-Hot Mess Moment: none


Episode 4 - 16 Reasons Why Deployments are Like Pregnancies

-I have found that people who are not in the military struggle to connect and relate with you when you are experiencing a deployment. They have desire to and it would benefit you as well if they could understand better, but what we go through is a pretty foreign concept to many people. I have found that explaining concepts of the deployment and drawing on similarities that people experience during pregnancies really helps them understand. It also helps me accept the hard parts of the deployment as normal and right on track just like I do in a pregnancy. Enjoy:
1.  When you are pregnant people give you lots of wanted and unwanted advice, just like when you are in a deployment.
2.  When you are pregnant and miserable with morning sickness and/or being super uncomfortable and it all just goes on an on, people struggle with how uncomfortable your whole life is and either avoid you or try and fix it.  The same thing can happen in a deployment when you have to worry about his safety for so long and do holidays without them and be a solo parent and people ask over and over "when is he getting home?" almost as if to say, "I'll feel so much better when he's home and I know you feel better."
3.  People often try to minimize how challenging being pregnant can be by saying "well at least you're not sick the whole time." or "You only have one other kid so you're ok."  The same thing can happen in a deployment when they say, "thank goodness there is technology and you get to talk to him every day." or "At least he won't have to go again for awhile."  While I am so grateful for those things, I don't think the challenge needs to be minimized by gratitude, they can co-exist.
4.  People say really dumb stuff when you're pregnant like, "Oh, you're due next month?  That went so fast!"  or "sometimes I forget you're pregnant."  When you're in a deployment they also love to tell you how fast the deployment went for them.  Another great one I got once was, "I could never do that [go through a deployment], I just love my husband too much."  As if I don't love mine... ha ha.  Try to remember that people mean well and plan on them saying dumb things because they don't get it and that's ok.
5.  You are happy to be pregnant and want to be growing your family, but it's incredibly difficult, scary, and sometimes you question your decision.  Just like how you are patriotic, you love your country, and support what your husband is doing and believe in the need, but it's still awful sometimes and you wish there was an easier way.
6.  Pregnancies and deployments are both roller coasters of moods, emotions, symptoms, temperaments, experiences, etc.  Sometimes you feel great, sometimes you feel morning sick, sometimes you have tons of energy, sometimes you have none, sometimes you have a pinched nerve, sometimes you feel like being around people, sometimes you want to crawl in a hole and hide.
7.  Just like everyone experiences pregnancy differently and your pregnancies are different from one to the next, deployment has the same unpredictability in that you won't know how you will experience it until you do it and then the next time it may be a totally different experience.
8.  A pregnancy is a lengthy amount of time to have your life be completely different.  It's a marathon not a sprint.  It feels like it will last forever and this is your life now, even though logically you understand that it is temporary and will come to an end.  Deployments are the same way.
9.  When you're pregnant and when you're in a deployment, life goes on as normal and you're still expected to carry on with everything you've always done every single part of your life is currently being affected by the pregnancy or the deployment.
10.  Measuring time and counting down is very important in both pregnancies and deployments.  You spend time thinking about how much time has passed and exactly how much time you have left.  You count down in weeks and months, not days.
11.  When you are pregnant you have a due date, but for the most part you won't know what day the baby is being born until you are in labor.  When you're husband is getting ready to come home from deployment you have an estimated date of arrival, but you don't plan on that date until they have a plane ticket in hand.  For pregnancies and deployments you clear your whole schedule around that date so that you're ready.
12.  In the weeks before the baby arrives you go through a nesting phase where you prepare for the baby and complete necessary projects.  When you're getting ready for your husband to come home after being gone for so long you go through a similar nesting phase trying to make your house perfect and clean and organized and finish up any project you've ever started or even thought about starting before they get back.
13.  You have a plan for labor and delivery, but it doesn't always go according to plan.  You have a plan for their homecoming but you have to be flexible because many parts of it are out of your control.
14. Having your baby is amazing for so many reasons like getting to hold this beautiful baby that you have been waiting so long to meet and not being pregnant anymore, just like having them home is the most amazing thing that you have been anticipating for so long.  At the same time, having a new born is an incredibly difficult transition, just like transitioning to your husband being home again an be very challenging.
15.  After your baby is born and in the weeks and months that follow it is very normal to experience baby blues and Post Partum Depression.  After your husband comes home and in the weeks and months that follow it is very normal for either of you to experience depression/anxiety and for your soldier to even deal with PTSD from the experiences that he had during deployment.  Whatever you're experiencing, reach out for help even though your brain is going to tell you to keep it to yourself.
16.  When you are not pregnant it can be hard to remember exactly how difficult it was, how miserable the morning sickness was, how hard it was to sleep, and how painful contractions were and when you're back in it you think "How could I ever forget this?"  When you are not in a deployment it almost feels like it happened to a different person and we put some distance between us and the version of us that went through that hard thing.  This can be helpful in that we're willing to get pregnant again and willing to go through another deployment when necessary.
-Battle Buddy Moment: Nathan's FB review
-Hot Mess Moment: Fish school playing loudly in the middle of church
-In the Trenches Moment: weight loss journey
-Mission for the episode: Look for areas of your life that are hard for people to relate to, but you're seeking connection.


Episode 3 - B Minus Work vs Perfectionism

-Learn to be happy with moving forward in your life with results that are anywhere from B minus and up, instead of being held back by "if I can't do it perfectly I won't do it at all" or taking a very long time to get everything you do to the A plus level because it's the only way your happy about your work. Practicing this in my life has served me so well!
-Battle Buddy Moment: FB review from Anna Maria
-"It takes 20% of your time and effort to do the first 80% of a job and 80% of your time and effort to do the final 20% of a job." -Grandpa Lindorf
-My goal is to do A+ work, but I'm thrilled with B- and up.  Move forward, massive action.
-Massive action vs passive action.
-Cat and fish comparing their strengths and weaknesses to each other analogy
-Watch out for All or Nothing mentality (Jody Moore's Better Than Happy Ep 8 & 28)
-Weaknesses are strengths overdone.  Strengths can be overdone into weaknesses.
-Don't let perfect be the enemy of great.
-Hot Mess Moment: Pedicure on my toes from August
-In The Trenches Moment: typed in wrong email address for Amelia
-Mission: watch for perfectionism holding you back.  Practice taking action and being happy with B-




Episode 2 - The Primitive Brain

-Have you ever wondered why you are stressed or worried about something that you logically understand is not that big of a deal? Do you have things in your life that you totally know what you could and should be doing better, but you just can't seem to do it. In this episode, learn about the amazing way that your primitive brain works and how some of it is incredibly helpful and how lots of it is more like the way a toddler throws a tantrum. The key to understanding all of this is that having that awareness creates authority.
-Battle Buddy Moment: FB review from Shawn FB
-The Primitive Brain aka the lower brain aka the toddler brain has an important job:  It used to keep us alive.
-clip from Croods:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQaAmmbIkqo
-Our lower brain is trying to keep us safe in an unproductive way.
-Toddler in a grocery cart going through the check out line analogy.
-Autopilot
-Try petting your brain and saying "It's ok brain, I'm just feeling bored/hungry/nervous."
-Thank your brain for the report, it's doing it's job.
-Our brain misidentifies negative emotions as dangerous (BEAR!)
-The Higher Brain aka the Prefrontal Cortex aka the rational brain aka the logical brain
-We are not trying to find the cure for the lower brain.
-The goal is to stop having the two major parts of our brain feel like Dr. Jeckel and Mr. Hyde, and to do that by getting both parts on the same page, one team, aware of both.
-Awareness=Authority
-In the Trenches Moment:  self coaching on dinner party days
-Mission for the episode: watch your thoughts and identify which half of your brain offered you the thought.  Practice thanking your lower brain for doing it's job.  Pet your brain.
Hot Mess Moment:  Grace wearing same dress for 5 days.


Episode 1 - The Model

-Want to learn about the model that I use in all of my coaching? My teacher Brooke Castillo developed a self coaching model that is at the foundation of all that I do as a life coach and I teach you in this episode how it works and how you can use it to solve any problem in your life.

C-Circumstances
T-Thoughts
F-Feelings
A-Actions
R-Results

-Certified at The Life Coach School on September 30, 2019.
-My niche:  Military wives dealing with deployments and frequent trainings.
-Brad got home from his deployment in May 2019
-My teacher is Brooke Castillo:  www.TheLifeCoachSchool.com
- My coach is Jody Moore:  www.JodyMoore.com
-Battle Buddy Moment: FB review from Rosemary
-Self Coaching Model:  CTFAR: We have CIRCUMSTANCES in our life, we have THOUGHTS about our CIRCUMSTANCES, our THOUGHTS create our FEELINGS, our FEELINGS fuel our ACTIONS, and our ACTIONS create our RESULTS.
-snow globe analogy
-"Problems aren't problems until we think about them."  Brooke Castillo
-Our brains want to keep doing what they are good at doing and what they are good at doing is what they've always done.
-If my thoughts are the problem, then my thoughts are the solution.
-All thoughts are optional and all thoughts are available.
-In the Trenches Moment:
-Mission for the Episode:  Goal feeling: Curiousity.  Check out Jody Moore's podcast:  Better Than Happy and Brooke Castillo's podcast:  The Life Coach School.  Identify a problem, write about it, separate C's and T's.
-Hot Mess Moment: running out of gas in the Excursion.


Episode 000 - Introduction

-Hello everyone! Welcome to the Simply Resilient Podcast. My name is Jessie Ellertson and this is life coaching from a military mama who is in the trenches of life with all of you. This is a podcast for military wives who know how to handle the challenges of frequent deployments and trainings, but want to stop feeling mentally miserable in the process. You know what to do and you’re doing it, all while holding down the fort at home, but you are weary from living in survival mode and battling with your brain. You are ready to thrive and you are in the right place! Listen to this episode to learn more about me and how I got started, learn about why my life coaching practice is named Simply Resilient, and much more.
-Battle Buddy Moment:
-Hot Mess Moment:

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