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The Hungry for Happiness Podcast

Hosted by Samantha Skelly, the Hungry For Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations and comedy to shake up the way you connect to yourself and the world. Samantha Skelly is a best selling author, international speaker and the founder of Hungry For Happiness.
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Nov 20, 2019

Pain is a catalyst for growth. It allows you to ascend to apart of yourself that you might not know is possible. Today I am sharing the difference between pain and suffering and why you need to change your relationship with pain. I discuss increasing your capacity for feeling pain while decreasing your capacity for suffering. We spend so much unnecessary effort trying to avoid pain by whatever means necessary but I am going to share why you need to reframe your feelings toward pain as it is oftentimes your biggest opportunity for success. 

 

Inside this episode:

  • The inability to handle your own pain 
  • The differences between pain and suffering
  • Increasing your capacity to feel pain while decreasing your capacity to suffer
  • Creating a new meaning around how you approach anxiety
  • How pain is your deepest opportunity for growth
  • Being kind to yourself when you need it most

 

Links:

2020 Vision

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Nov 13, 2019

Love. It’s a simple, yet complex thing in our lives. Today I was joined by guest, Neale Donald Walsch to chat about just that. Neale is a modern-day spiritual messenger and author. We dive into expressing your divinity, what it means to transmogrify and how modern-day religion has made people scared to express their true identity. Neale share’s his experience of being homeless, having conversations with God and how this led him to publish a book about his experience. We also dive into the importance of answering the call to love and stepping into a true awareness of who you are.

 

About Neale Donald Walsch:

 

Neale Donald Walsch is a modern-day spiritual messenger whose words continue to touch the world in profound ways. With an early interest in religion and a deeply felt connection to spirituality, Neale spent the majority of his life thriving professionally, yet searching for spiritual meaning before experiencing his now famous conversation with God. The Conversations with God series of books that emerged from those encounters have been translated into 37 languages, touching millions and inspiring important changes in their day-to-day lives.

 

Inside this episode, Neale shares:

 

  • Recognizing that survival isn’t your basic instinct; it’s your need to express divinity 
  • Treating every moment as if best version of you is being called upon
  • The problem with “us vs. them” mentality
  • How you can evolve yourself while assisting in the evolution of your species
  • How religion has made people scared to embrace their true identity
  • Demonstrating your true divinity
  • The five natural emotions: love, grief, fear, envy and anger
  • Neale’s conversation with God and his book publishing process

 

You can find more about Neale at:

Website | Facebook | Link

 

Links:

Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 1

Conversations With God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 2

Conversations With God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 3

More books from Neale

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

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The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Nov 6, 2019

I wanted to bring you all something a little different for today’s solo jam. I decided to share a little snippet into a Hungry for Happiness Certification Program lecture where I talked about leveling up to be the best you, getting unstuck from what’s holding you back and how to manifest literally ANYTHING you desire. I shared why you should be operating from your “why” and why you shouldn’t avoid triggers. I dive into some of the best tips for making that transition from corporate to entrepreneurship including why you should embody the person you want to be now and the importance of visualizing rather than focusing on the reality of what is happening currently in your life. 

 

Inside this episode:

 

  • A snippet into a Hungry for Happiness Certification Program lecture 
  • Asking yourself where you’re running away when you should be leaning in
  • Establishing an element of excellence in everything you do
  • Transitioning from corporate to entrepreneurship 
  • Why support is necessary for success 
  • Embodying who you want to be in the future NOW
  • Staying in the art of visualization rather than the reality of what is
  • How Samantha manifested her current business success

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Oct 30, 2019

With the constant hustle and bustle of life, it’s hard to remember sometimes just how important it is to stop and rest. Today’s guest, Rosie Acosta, a yoga and meditation teacher shares why we need sleep for our mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. She shares about the practice of Yoga Nidra and what this type of yoga could do for you. We discuss everything from how you can create change through the use of deep breaths and how our minds are constantly focusing on “what’s better.” 

 

About Rosie Acosta:

Rosie Acosta is a Yoga & Meditation Teacher and a Teacher Trainer. Certified Nutritionist + Life Coach and Founder of Radically Loved Yoga Health and Wellness.

Rosie Acosta has used her expertise as a Yoga + Meditation teacher to work with NFL Champions, NBA All-Stars, Olympic Athletes, as well as students in her community and as a volunteer with At Risk Youth and Afghanistan Veterans.

 

Inside this episode, Rosie shares:

  • How being outside makes Rosie feel most alive
  • Integrating yoga and movement into her life and how this has transformed her
  • How our sleep has an impact on our life, emotions and health
  • What Yoga Nidra is and how it can impact you
  • Creating change in your life through a state of deep breaths
  • How our mind constantly wants to progress and think about “what’s better”

 

You can find more about Rosie at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram

 

Links:

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Do Less: A Revolutionary Approach to Time and Energy Management for Busy Moms

Stress Less, Accomplish More: Meditation for Extraordinary Performance

Yoga Nidra Certification Program

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Oct 23, 2019

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Oct 16, 2019

Today I am joined by Stefanie Gass, a podcaster who helps to empower, educate and transform mompreneurs. We dive into the “lack mindset” that many fall victim to and how this keeps us from choosing fulfillment. She shares why you should own and express yourself fully and why you need to get yourself in alignment with the end goal. 

 

About Stefanie Gass:

Stefanie Gass is the host and creator of The Mompreneur Mastermind Show Podcast and Podcast Pro University. Fueled by iced coffee, oversized lounge clothes, mom buns, and snuggles from her littles… she is a wife and mama on a mission.

 

Stefʼs call is empowering women through faith-based business and balance mentorship, to step into their potential, and claim the success and happiness they deserve.

 

Inside this episode, Stefanie shares:

 

  • The “lack mindset” and the beliefs that we have that keep us from choosing fulfillment 
  • Getting yourself in alignment with the end goal 
  • Excuses that people make to stop themselves from doing what they want
  • How much of a disservice not expressing yourself is
  • Changing the narrative around being a mom 
  • Creating the boundaries you need and eliminating guilt

 

You can find more about Stefanie at:

Website | Instagram | Podcast

 

Links:

Pays to be Brave

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Oct 9, 2019

In this episode, I am joined by Geneen Roth. Geneen has had such a profound impact on my own life through her books. Her book Women Food and God was life-changing for me and it had a huge effect over me being able to overcome emotional eating and my battles with food and body. She shares why you should focus on what’s not wrong, rather than what is and why you should turn toward yourself when something difficult happens. We discuss stopping shame and guilt in its tracks and the pressure that we see from the body positive movement.

 

About Geneen Roth:

For over thirty years, Geneen has worked with hundreds of thousands of people, helping them transform difficult relationships with food and so much more. She is the author of ten books, including the NYT bestsellers Women Food and God, Lost and Found, When Food Is Love

and her newest, This Messy Magnificent Life. Geneen has appeared on: Super Soul Sunday, The Oprah Show, 20/20, The View, The Today Show, and Good Morning America.

 

Inside this episode, Geneen shares:

 

  • Why people struggle to look deeper than their relationship with food
  • Why you should stop focusing on what’s wrong and instead focus on what's not wrong
  • Turning toward yourself not away from yourself when something difficult happens
  • Stopping shame and guilt in their tracks
  • Why you should avoid leading with your wounds
  • The pressure that comes from the body positive movement
  • How to stop hiding and live your life fully

 

You can find more about Geneen at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram

 

Links:

Certification Program 

Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

This Messy Magnificent Life: A Field Guide

Retreats

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Oct 2, 2019

We’re doing things a little bit differently today… In this episode, I am joined by Angie Lee who flips the script of the podcast and interviews me. We chat about managing your anxiety as an entrepreneur and how to change your relationship with anxiety. We dove into some of the best hacks you can use to help manage your anxiety. Finally, I share a breathwork exercise that you can use to help manage your anxiety and regulate your nervous system.

 

About Angie Lee:

Angie Lee is a wellness influencer, serial entrepreneur, 7 figure digital & physical product creator, top 100 ranked podcaster, speaker, and 7-figure marketing guru.

 

Inside this episode, Samantha shares:

 

  • What our anxiety is trying to teach us 
  • Shifting from constant state of worry into wonder 
  • Daily hacks to help release anxiety
  • Release suppressed emotions through the most powerful tool we have, our breath
  • Developing and strengthening pathways to help our body heal

 

You can find more about Angie at:

Website | Instagram | Facebook 

 

Links:

Soul CBD

Pays to Be Brave

Certification Program

Facilitator Training

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Sep 25, 2019

Today I brought on one of my dearest friends, Mark Groves to hear all that he has to say about relationships and human connection. This episode is long overdue and I can’t wait for you to hear everything that he shared. Mark definitely knows his stuff when it comes to relationships and is a beacon of light and guidance when it comes to navigating the ups and downs of relationships. He explained how your partner can have an effect on your nervous system and how to decipher your vulnerability cycles as a couple. He also dropped some truth bombs on choosing to be with someone based on who they currently are, rather than their potential. 

 

About Mark Groves:

Mark Groves is a Human Connection Specialist – an emotional translator, writer, speaker and coach. My clients range from businesses and leaders, to couples and individuals. I help each person understand their emotional matrix by mastering themselves through their words. I take

what you think you want, find out what you really want, and give you the tools to achieve your goals.

 

Inside this episode, Mark shares:

 

  • Feeling safe and chosen by your partner and how this affects your nervous system
  • Why you should avoid falling in love with someone’s potential
  • Choosing to be with someone based on who they currently are
  • Being true to yourself while in relationships
  • Finding your vulnerability cycles as a couple
  • Why we form relationship patterns to prevent ourselves from getting hurt
  • How our attachment styles come to fruition in relationships and friendships

 

You can find more about Mark at:

Website | Instagram | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

 

Sep 11, 2019

I’m bringing it back to where we started. When I first started my podcast I had so many episodes around the issues that many people face with food and body and I wanted to circle back to some that had been on my mind recently. Today I am talking about emotional eating and the three things that it’s teaching you. I share why your relationship to food is a blessing and being compassionate toward yourself when healing your relationship with food. This episode will help you to discover how to feel both pain and joy at the same time and effectively move through what you're feeling. 

 

Inside this episode:

 

  • My journey of starting Hungry for Happiness
  • Why so many people use food as a drug
  • Why your relationship with food is a blessing
  • The top three things that your emotional eating is teaching you
  • How to feel the pain and experience joy at the same time
  • Getting clear on what you actually need when you turn to food
  • Discovering how to move through things effectively and what needs to be healed inside of you



Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Sep 4, 2019

I am very excited about today’s guest on the podcast. Gay Hendricks has been a mentor of mine for over 10 years, ever since reading his book, The Big Leap. He is a genius when it comes to personal development, especially when it comes to creativity. On this episode, we chat about tapping into your creativity and deeper parts of your body and soul. We dove into the realm of relationships, where I got vulnerable and spoke on the contrast between my previous and current relationship. We also discussed why you need to love yourself before loving someone else and coming into a relationship with an open heart and mind.

 

About Gay Hendricks:

Gay Hendricks has been a leader in the fields of relationship transformation and body-mind transformation for more than 45 years. After earning his Ph.D. from Stanford in 1974, Gay served as Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Colorado for 21 years. He has written more than 40 books, including bestsellers such as Five Wishes, The Big Leap, Conscious Loving and Conscious Loving Ever After, (the last two co-authored with his co-author and mate for more than 35 years, Dr. Kathlyn Hendricks). He is also a mystery novelist, with a series of five books featuring the Tibetan-Buddhist private detective, Tenzing Norbu, as well as a new mystery series featuring a Victorian-era London detective, Sir Errol Hyde. His latest book, The Joy of Genius, shows how to eliminate negative thinking and bring forth true creativity. Gay has appeared on more than 500 radio and television shows, including Oprah, CNN, CNBC, 48 HOURS and others. 

 

Inside this episode, Gay shares:

 

  • First steps for taking emotional responsibility in your relationship
  • Looking underneath to identify what you’re scared of
  • Learning how to communicate from a place of ease and how to love yourself
  • How relationship drama eats up your creative energy
  • Why people get into polyamorous relationships
  • Gay’s advice for people in toxic relationships
  • Using wonder questions as a framework to identify your genius
  • Meditating on your wonder question

 

You can find more about Gay at:

Website | Foundation for Conscious Living | Hearts in Harmony Facebook | The Body Intelligence Hub Facebook | The BQ Hub Twitter | Instagram

 

Links:

The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level

The Joy of Genius: The Next Step Beyond The Big Leap

Seminars 

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

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The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

 

Aug 28, 2019

 

You can manifest literally anything in your life that you desire. The universe wants to serve you up the things that you crave and dream about. If you have the desire for anything, you also have the tools to be able to make it happen and attract it to you. Whatever it is that you want, whether it be a career, a relationship, your ideal financial situation - anything you want is possible and within reach! Today I share how to manifest everything you want into your life and why you need to have clarity around the outcomes that you want. I talk about how you have to attach a feeling to what you want and how to use real-life vision boarding practices to help you visualize what you’re manifesting. 

 

Inside this episode:

 

  • Why you have to be clear on what you want, otherwise it won’t happen
  • Attaching a feeling to the outcomes that you crave to keep you motivated
  • Visualizing what you’re manifesting and using real-life vision boarding practices
  • Letting go of the “how” and working with what you’ve got
  • The new breathwork app I’m launching soon

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Aug 21, 2019

When dealing with chronic pain, most professionals tend to lead you in the direction of a medication as a quick fix to help ease what you’re going through. Today I am chatting with Jen Esquer, a top-40 physical therapy influencer who helps clients through online programs, private sports therapy and workshops. She shares how to use breathwork to manipulate how we respond to situations, changing our relationship with physical pain and how we deal with that in our body. We also talk about shifting your mindset and how to think of pain as an alert system rather than a problem that needs to be fixed. 

 

About Jen Esquer:

Jen Esquer has been named one of the top 50 most influential healthcare professionals. With a Doctorate in physical therapy she is ranked as one of the Best Fitness Trainers on IG. She is the Founder of The Mobility Method, sits on the medical advisory board for Womenʼs Health and Strong Fitness magazine and is an online sensation with more than a 1/2 million followers and viral videos helping people eliminate pain.



Inside this episode, Jen shares:

 

  • How clients are impacted based on what professionals tell them
  • What inflammation does in our bodies
  • Using breath work to manipulate how we respond 
  • Observing what your brain is trying to tell you 
  • Thinking of pain as an alert system rather than a problem
  • Getting to the root cause of the problems rather than a quick fix

 

You can find more about Jen at:

Website | Instagram | Facebook

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Aug 14, 2019

Yesterday, I was on a coaching lecture with my Hungry for Happiness Certification Program students and something came over me. We talked about how to truly harness your power. You’ll hear about how to let go of shame and how to exist in all of who you are because every part of you is important. I never share this content, but after receiving my student’s blessing I’m super excited to share this call with you. If you love it, let me know!

 

Inside this episode:

 

  • Why it’s important to work on yourself before becoming a coach
  • Using the energy and vision of where you are going to pull you forward
  • How focusing on the hearts of others creates happiness, success and abundance
  • Why showing people you care is more important than any funnel or strategy
  • The difference between operating from a place of force & hustle and a place of inspiration & service

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

 

Aug 7, 2019

 

I am so excited to have another guest on the show to chat about trauma. Today I am joined by Katie Brauer, a high-performance coach, personal transformation expert and leader at the intersection of yoga and entrepreneurship. Katie and I chat about how to recognize your operating system for trauma and the different types of trauma. She also shares why you need to give yourself permission to feel and a technique to help regulate your nervous system. 

 

About Katie Brauer:

Called a “powerhouse yogi and rising leader” by Forbes, Katie Brauer is a high-performance coach, personal transformation expert and leader at the intersection of yoga and entrepreneurship. 

 

A trailblazer with a modern and empowering approach Katie combines two decades of experience to facilitate transformative experiences for others that result in healing, a greater sense of connection and GROWTH. 

 

An Aussie native and former professional snowboarder, Katie has been featured in TEDx, Entrepreneur, Origins, Gaiam TV, and more.

 

Inside this episode, Katie shares:



  • Down-regulating your nervous system
  • Understanding whether your default mode is fight or flight
  • Recognizing your operating system for trauma
  • Being able to shift the state of your nervous system
  • The different types of trauma 
  • The survival techniques of sympathetic charge
  • Using the Voo Breath technique to regulate the nervous system

 

Links:

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage

 

You can find more about Katie at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram | The Yoga of Leadership

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Jul 31, 2019

When we’re going through trials in life, it’s important to remember not to borrow other peoples' stories. Today I am joined by Natalie Jill, a best selling author and high-performance coach. She discusses her new book, Aging In Reverse and how to make decisions and stick to them. We talk about why it's important to have accountability partners to share your vision with and how to deal with false assumed truths. She also shares how to use “becoming statements” to work toward the person you want to be and how to avoid borrowing other peoples troubles. 

 

About Natalie Jill:

Natalie Jill is a Fat Loss Expert turned high-performance coach. She helps people across the globe reach their health, business and life goals BY empowering them to level up and create everything from nothing. 

 

As a Licensed Master Sports Nutritionist, Fat Loss Expert, and functional fitness trainer; Natalie leveraged the power of the internet and in a short amount of time she was able to help hundreds of thousands of people worldwide step into their best version of themselves!

 

She has a globally recognized brand with well over 2.5 million social media followers worldwide. She has been recognized by Forbes and Greatist for a few years running as one of the top health and wellness influencers in the world. 

 

She is a best selling author and has now released her NEWEST BOOK “Aging in Reverse” NEW BOOK: Aging in Reverse: www.age-in-reverse.com

 

Natalie is also the creator and host of the top ranking podcast Leveling Up Creating Everything from Nothing.

 

Inside this episode, Natalie shares:

 

  • How being present makes Natalie feel most alive
  • Why Natalie enjoys being able to empower others 
  • Making a decision and sticking with that 
  • The importance of sharing your decisions with others
  • Why you need a vision
  • Dealing with F.A.T. (false assumed truths)
  • The preconceived notions of age and aging in reverse
  • Not borrowing other people’s stories
  • The rituals that Natalie incorporates into her everyday 
  • Using “becoming statements”

 

You can find more about Natalie at:

Website | Podcast | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | Pinterest | Aging In Reverse

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

 

Jul 24, 2019

What if I told you that most of the struggles we face as entrepreneurs are actually so unnecessary? When I reflect on my own journey as an entrepreneur I often wonder why I made it so dang hard on myself to fulfill my dreams and to achieve what I wanted to achieve. I was constantly feeling like I was high level coping and doing all of the things that we quote-unquote “should do” as an entrepreneur like going to yoga and meditating. On this solo jam, I am going to be discussing how to stop making it so hard on yourself to be an entrepreneur, why you shouldn’t take actions out of a place of fear and how to use your pain as fuel for your purpose.

 

Inside this episode:

 

  • Using self-care practices as a coping mechanism
  • Operating from fear and trying to prove things to others
  • Taking actions out of a place of fear
  • Dealing with crippling anxiety and work addiction
  • Celebrating the little wins
  • Figuring out the ultimate outcome that you want
  • Using your pain as a catalyst for growth
  • How to stop attaching your worthiness to your business

 

Links:

Pause Breathwork Facilitator

Pause Breathwork Audio Journey


Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Jul 17, 2019

Are you truly practicing true self-love or just checking boxes off of your “to-do” list to fulfill your self-care tasks for the day? Today I am chatting with Paul Fishman, a self-love coach who got into the business after turning his own pain into his life’s purpose. Paul shares about how dealing with abusive relationships and coming out about his sexuality helped him to shed the emotional weight he had been hanging onto. He also talks about how he got into coaching self-love and why many people have a fear of being successful. He gives us insight into how focusing on how you want to feel will help you to stop suffering and why external validation is the villain of self-love. 

 

About Paul Fishman:

Paul Fishman, a lauded Self Love Coach and Advocate, didn't always radiate in his authenticity. At rock bottom Paul was 75 pounds overweight, closeted, and the epitome of a people pleaser. When he stepped into his light, came out and honored his truth Paul lost the weight and manifested the life of his dreams.

 

Inside this episode, Paul shares:

 

  • Trying to be the person that other people want us to be leads to suffering
  • How coming out helped Paul shed emotional weight
  • The fear of being successful
  • Getting caught up in the all or nothing mentality
  • Becoming devoted to your individuality 
  • The difference between self-love and self-care
  • Changing your experience of life by changing your intention
  • Why external validation is the villain of self-love

 

You can find more about Paul at:

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Self Love On Demand | The Road to Self Love Podcast

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Jul 10, 2019

If you’ve ever struggled with being a control freak, you know how hard it is to change these obsessive patterns and behaviors. On today’s solo jam, I chat about why people often bank their happiness on someone or something in the future and why it’s important to stop playing the “when/then game”. I also share how you can learn to hack your emotions through corresponding breathwork and get yourself in alignment with how you actually want to feel.

 

Inside this episode:

  • My struggle with control and being obsessive with my behaviors
  • Realizing I was focused on trying to feel loved and validated
  • Banking our happiness on someone or something in the future
  • Playing the “when/then game” with ourselves
  • The ability to feel any sensation without outside help
  • Learning to hack your emotions through a corresponding breath pattern
  • Being in alignment with how you want to feel
  • Allowing yourself to break through the limitations and control

 

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The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Jul 3, 2019

Being able to connect with your partner and truly understand how they feel is at the core of any lasting relationship. Today on the podcast, I am joined by Marla Mattenson, a relationship and intimacy expert for entrepreneur couples. Marla and her husband Julain are such epic leaders for love and developing a relationship built on trust, authenticity, truth. She helps couples understand how to truly coexist with someone and grow as a couple. She discusses how to use conflict with your partner as a way to connect, having premade agreements for how you handle conflicts as a couple and being aware of your judgments of your partner. Marla also shares how to keep the passion alive in your relationship and why you need to make time for physical touch every day.

 

About Marla Mattenson:

 

Marla is a Relationship & Intimacy Expert who specializes in working with entrepreneur couples, who have an urgent desire to transform both their relationship and their business.

 

 Her unique approach to coaching comes from her background in mathematics and neuroscience. Marla uses pattern recognition to reveal the negative habitual responses couples experience and how to change those patterns to achieve their desired outcome.

 

 This approach allows couples to experience the passion, freedom, and connection they always knew was possible in relationship. Using pristine clarity in communication, allows couples to develop their business to keep pace with their growing intimacy.

 

Inside this episode, Marla shares:

  • How Marla started working with entrepreneur couples
  • What makes Marla feel alive
  • Using her relationship for her own transformation
  • How to use conflict as a way to connect
  • Understanding your partners level of abuse
  • Being with a partner who isn't into growth
  • Helping your partner to navigate through their problems
  • Premade agreements for handling conflicts
  • Figuring out how you can show up differently
  • The 5 questions for receiving
  • Removing ammo and blame toward your partner
  • Why righteousness is the biggest separator in relationships
  • Becoming aware of judgment
  • Learning from the truths that people tell you about yourself
  • Keeping passion and intimacy alive
  • Leaning into what your partner wants
  • Making time for physical touch every day
  • Using communication to find out what your partner wants
  • An immersion that Marla and her husband Julian are offering for couples

 

You can find more about Marla at:

Website | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn | Twitter

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Jun 26, 2019

On today’s solo jam, we’re going to be talking about intuitive decision making and putting the wheels in motion to making intuitive decisions. When we’re at a crossroads in life, fear can take over and we can block our own access to our intuition. I will share how to choose what feels like a definite yes to your body and the importance of taking action on your decisions right away.

 

Inside this episode:

  • Looking at life as a playground
  • The elements of intuitive decision making
  • Filtering through the noise and getting clear on what we're about
  • Choosing what feels like a “yes” to your body
  • Increasing our capacity to deal with conflict
  • Asking your internal dialogue for answers
  • Taking action on a decision right away

 

Links:

Hungry for Happiness Certification Program

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

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The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Jun 19, 2019

I am so thrilled to be bringing back this guest for a second time on the show. Phillip McKernan was one of the first people that I brought on the podcast when I started. He has been one of the most highly requested guests to be brought back for another episode. We chat about developing a strong sense of intuition, living in alignment and what it takes to follow your truth. I am hoping this conversation will leave you feeling inspired about your purpose and the opportunity you have to rewrite the path that the universe unfolds for you.

 

About Phillip McKernan:

 

Philip works with entrepreneurs and business leaders all over the world. When people are seeking clarity about their future or want to move through roadblocks, seen and unseen, they call Philip. As a speaker, he has inspired and challenged the Canadian Olympic Team and The Pentagon to name a few. He is also the founder and is spearheading the One Last Talk™ movement.

 

Inside this episode, Phillip shares:

  • Why he prefers fulfillment over achievement
  • How people are misunderstanding their impact
  • The reason many people are terrified of their truth
  • Figuring out your why
  • Giving yourself permission to question your purpose
  • Following and rewriting the path the universe is unfolding for you
  • The difference between a want and a need
  • How gratitude can be harmful
  • Subconsciously seeking validation for what we believe

 

You can find more about Phillip at:

Website | Instagram

 

Links:

Certification Program

One Last Talk: Why Your Truth Matters and How to Speak It by Phillip McKernan

One Last Talk Podcast

Coaching

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Jun 12, 2019

Many women in the health and wellness industry often wonder if they need a niche or certification to get started. For today’s bonus episode, we are turning the tables on the usual podcast format and I brought a friend of mine on the podcast to interview me. In this episode, I chat with my good friend, Angie Lee and share why I believe it's so crucial to have a niche and certification as a health and wellness coach. We chat about feeling confident as a coach, investing in yourself financially and being unapologetic when it comes to what you charge clients.

 

About Angie Lee:

 

Angie Lee is a wellness influencer, serial entrepreneur, 7 figure digital & physical product creator, top 100 ranked podcaster, speaker, and 7-figure marketing guru.

 

Inside this episode, Angie shares:

 

  • Why a niche is so important for knowing who you are speaking to
  • How to craft you Instagram captions for increased client engagement
  • Knowing what you want your target audience to digest
  • How to write in a way that emulates your voice
  • Being unapologetic about your pricing and investing in yourself
  • How time blocking will increase your productivity and decrease fatigue
    Having a framework and proven system to help clients
  • How the the Phoenix Formula helps coaches develop confidence
  • Being unapologetic about your pricing and investing in yourself

 

You can find more about Angie at:

Website | Instagram | Facebook

 

Links:

Certification Program

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

Jun 5, 2019

Are you truly aligned with what you want to do? On today’s solo jam, I am answering some questions that were sent in by my listener’s on Instagram. I will share why you shouldn’t disconnect with the parts of your personality that you aren’t a fan of and instead have a conversation with that trait to find out how you can move forward. I will also share why aligning yourself with what you love will give you more fuel to do the tasks necessary in your day to day life.

 

Inside this episode:

  • Embracing the personality traits that we dislike
  • Allowing your belief system to drive you
  • Making sure you’re aligned with what you want to create in the world
  • Learning to incorporate breathwork into your life
  • Not worrying about others opinions on you
  • Helping clients when you don’t have the framework figured out yet

 

Links:

Hungry for Happiness Certification Program

Pause Breathwork - The Journey

Pause Breathwork - Facilitator Training

 

Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

May 29, 2019

I am so excited for you to hear today’s conversation with guest, Mastin Kipp. A few years back, Mastin and I met in Bali while at a book writing retreat. Mastin focuses his work in the arena of trauma and how we can move through it effectively. On this episode, he shares how we can understand and break patterns of trauma in our life. He also discusses differentiation in relationships and how relationships can be grounds for healing.

 

About Mastin Kipp:

Mastin is the creator of Functional Life Coaching(TM), best‑selling author of Claim Your Power, and “up and coming thought leader of the next generation of spiritual thinkers” according to Oprah, and Super Soul Sunday guest. Mastin’s unique methodology gets to the root cause of trauma in individuals to dissolve it, and he has helped thousands of clients from all walks of life overcome trauma through his personal coaching and sold out world‑wide retreats.

 

Inside this episode, Mastin shares:

  • Understanding emotional trauma
  • Breaking the pattern of trauma
  • Secure, safe attachment relationships for healing
  • If it’s possible to have a healthy relationship with a partner who is resistant to growth
  • Hidden symptoms of trauma
  • Methods you can use to overcome your trauma
  • Addressing root problems instead of symptom management
  • Understanding other’s experiences and how they cope with trauma



You can find more about Mastin at:

Website | Facebook | Instagram

 

Links:

Pause Breathwork - Facilitator Training

Daily Love: Growing into Grace by Mastin Kipp

Claim Your Power by Mastin Kipp

United States of Differentiation | Mastin Kipp | TEDxWakeForestU



Check out our Hungry for Happiness community for more details, programs, and tips on how to thrive as a wellness coach!

Website | Samantha’s Instagram | HFH Instagram | Facebook | Book | Certification Program  

 

The Hungry for Happiness podcast combines personal development, deep conversations, and comedy to shake up the way you connect with yourself and the world. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode!

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