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Meghan Johnston is a BIG KID
This week we welcome our first BIG KID interview of the year. Join us as we talk about how we met, what made me fall in love with her and Meghan's BIG KID shoutout that you don't want to miss.
Meghan also shares her own experience with people-pleasing as an 8-year old. What happened and how she dealt with it.
Go listen to this episode and then go wish Meghan a HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY <3
people-pleasing is a survival habit
For the month of April, we are looking at the survival habit of people-pleasing and what type of thriving habits we can replace it with.
This week's episode I talk about growing up in the church and how it was one of my first experiences with this survival habit.
what it means to be a big kid
In this week's episode, we talk about our BIG KID values and the importance of taking this physical distancing time to get back to yourself and check in with your crews.
We also look at Dr. Carol Dweck's research on Fixed and Growth mindsets.
SPOILER: the time is now to work on growth
IT's our birthday!
In today’s episode, we are celebrating big things. 1 year of the podcast and my 30' something birthday.
We’re looking back at the past year at all the life lessons in both biz and life.
As an introvert, I’m not usually down with the spotlight, but with my birthday coming up this week I wanted to talk about how to receive compliments without feeling like an asshat!
year of the word
Today KDC talks New Year's resolutions...but not really.
For the past few years KDC has ditched the resolution and come up with a different plan altogether: choosing one word she would like to describe the upcoming year.
You'll hear what KDC's word for 2020 is, and we give you homework for how to find your own!
Holidays with the urkles
We all have those folks we have to see around the Holidays, those people that "urk" you. What if you were to change your mindset around the situation completely? Wouldn't those times be infinately more enjoyable?
Today, KDC gives us tools for getting through the holidays, and she might just make things fun for you this year!
"Mindfulness is the quality of being present and engaged with whatever we are doing at the moment"
Guys, KDC is on a mission: DOWN WITH MULTITASKING! She wants us to know that cultivating thriving habits means you need to pay attention to yourself and what you are doing in the moment. Today you'll recieve tools on how to apply these methods to whatever you're doing, whenever you're doing it.
It's time to feel harmonious!
Make. the. time.
"If you can't love yourself, how the hell are you going to love somebody else"
Showing kindness towards yourself can be a key factor in actually using your feelings for a greater purpose. Are we blowing your mind yet?
Showing kindness to yourself means something different for everyone though, so today we talk about what small changes can do for your whole mindset. KDC explains how she started small and worked her way up to a healthier morning routine to change her attitude about what was in store for her day to come.
We also look ahead to 2020 and give a sneak peek of what is in store for Big Kid in the coming year.
How will you show up?
"Confidence is silent, insecurities are loud." We are wrapping up this month's habit themes of Anxiety and Confidence on the podcast, so KDC asks us the question: How will you show up for yourself? Are you going to let those obnoxious insecurities get the best of your week, or will you give yourself the quiet space you need to grow?
Befriending the Skeletons
We all have those skeletons in our closet, nobody is an exception to that. What if someone told you they were going to "air out your closet" and tell everyone your biggest secrets? Operating during our most fearful times can be the worst of times. So what do you do when you're scared? This week KDC explains how using fear as a catalyst to propel you forward can be helpful in your life.
combat fear with curiosity
Have you ever considered that having endless curiosity can actually be a life skill? When you want to know all the things you gain new perspectives and knowledge of the world. But, when you take a personal fear and tun it IN to curiosity, well then, my friend, you have yourself a new superpower.
Don't let idiots ruin your day
People don’t hurt your feelings . We just focus on what people say and focus on the negativity of the situation. We control our own feelings and how we respond when people say things to us. Today, on Just the Tips Tuesday, KDC gives us some tips on taking those situations in to our own hands.
The ways of an empath
How do you practice empathy and also teach your kids to build up their own empathic muscles? KDC shares more of her own story on the actions she took to be an effective empath while protecting her own feelings. You'll also get lots of creative suggestions on ways to flex your empathy muscle.