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Earn Your Happy Podcast | Motivation | Self-Love | Entrepreneurship | Confidence | Fitness and Life Coaching with Lori Harder

Get all the inside secrets and tools you need to help you bust through your fears, connect to your soul and get focused and clear so you can elevate your life, business and relationships… Listen in as Lori Harder, founder of the Bliss Project, 3X time fitness world champion, fitness expert and cover model, turned self love junkie - lifestyle entrepreneur and author digs in shares the goods! Each episode is designed to give you the tools, ideas, and inspiration to take action in your life. Tune in for an inspirational guest, a story or a "quickie" of motivation to get you out of a funk or blast you even further on your rockstar journey! Stop waiting until you are happy and go out and earn it! I promise to make sure we have some fun along the way - you can't take this life too serious. It's time to fall in love with the process and take back your control! Oh and please make sure to share the episodes that give you goosebumps and leave us a review!
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Aug 31, 2017

In light of the devastation that’s happening in Texas right now with Hurricane Harvey, I wanted to help in the best way I know how – and that’s through the reach of my amazing communities. As some of you may know, I’ve launched my FREE 14-Day Challenge (starts Sept. 5) and I’ve decided to link it to a donation to the Disaster Relief Fun for Houston.

Here’s how I would love for you to help… For every five people that sign up for the challenge, we will donate $1 – up to $20,000. To put this in perspective, our dream number to equal that would be 100,000.

The added bonus, you GET TO move your bodies for yourself – and for a cause. There’s nothing like getting a big dose of perspective when you realize that there are thousands and thousands of people right now who CAN’T go for a walk or play with their kids outside right now. We all have days where we don’t want to work out, but when you realize just how blessed we are to move our bodies, it definitely reframes it. And it’s not just fitness, it’s everything in life.

“We make time for the things that mean the most to us.”

Whether it’s working out, having coffee with a friend or doing extra work, take ownership of your thoughts and actions. Sometimes it’s a matter of getting really honest with yourself and switching the phrase, “I get to…” becomes “I have to…” Or instead of “I can’t…”, reframe it to “I won’t.” Pretty powerful, huh?

“The beautiful and harsh truths free us.”

Once you can acknowledge this, reframe and forgive yourself.

“Don’t beat yourself up for the things you enjoyed.”

Catch yourself, reframe, forgive and love yourself. Again, I would love if you would go right now to loriharder.com/challenge to join my FREE 14-Day Challenge. Not only will you be working out for YOU, but for thousands upon thousands of others who can’t right now. Thank you so much in advance for your help!

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • How you can help the victims of Hurricane Harvey
  • Why it’s important to reframe your thoughts
  • How the truth frees us

Resources:

Follow me on social media @LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook.

Aug 28, 2017

Have you ever wished you were a better speaker or more at ease when talking with new people? Perhaps you’re an introvert who desperately wants to tap into their extrovert side? It may be easier than you think with a little practice and coaching.

 

Today’s episode is with my dear friend, David Norrie (yes, guest Angelike Norrie’s hubby), and I’m thrilled for him to share his expertise on all of the above. As a former journalist and now master networker and business coach, David shares the importance of improving on all forms of communication – from speaking or social interactions to relationships (family, friends and business). He shares so many impactful stories and we had so much fun during our conversation. I can’t wait for you to listen!

 

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Questions Asked in This Episode

  • What made you want to start sharing with and helping people get better with social interactions and speaking?
  • What made you take ownership of the decision to have fun and how do you incorporate that with your clients?
  • What does the process of becoming a better speaker look like?
  • What kinds of social experiments do you like to test out?
  • What are some helpful tips that could make people more successful in networking?
  • What are some of the top things that are holding people back from connecting or becoming a better speaker?
  • What are some of the different elements of your Socially Speaking course?

 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • Tips on how to become a better speaker and tell stories
  • What the different types of perception are
  • What it means to be “turned on”
  • Why being genuine and getting back to the basics of manners matters
  • About the importance of intention when communicating
  • How body language and tone impact conversation
  • Why it’s important to be a good listener and take constructive criticism
  • And so much more…

 

Quotes:

 

“Get turned on.”

 

“Become a student of observation.”

 

“A smile can break down barriers.”

 

“Turn up the best part of yourself.”

 

“Personality counts.”

 

“We’re really in the business of connecting.”

 

“Don’t be vanilla.”

 

“If you fill your life with rich and meaningful experiences, you’re going to have a lot more things to talk about.”

 

“Take some chances, say yes, get butterflies and figure it out along the way.”

 

“It’s never too late to be the person you want to be.”

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David Norrie is a Transformational Coach specializing in helping individuals tap into their personality in a way that helps them excel in both their professional and personal lives.

For the past four years, he has worked as a business coach for one of the largest network marking companies in the world. While that he saw a need for more intensive training in helping people market themselves in a social media-driven marketplace. That led to the creation of Speak Up, an 8-week interactive virtual training course which takes groups of men and women from different fields and helps them develop their stories to become better listeners as well as more influential speakers.

David has spoken to large audiences all over the country and is most passionate about God, marriage, family and capitalism.

He spent more than 20 years in journalism, most of which came as a columnist, penning articles on how to have a healthier body and relationship. He draws on humor and his experience as a husband and father to get across his message that God is indeed laying out a path for each of us and it’s our responsibility to be stewards of His message and creat a better future for the next generation.

He and his wife, Angelike, run their home-based business out of Arizona and believe that their ministry includes reaching out to couples who want to work together and coaching them on how to make their marriage coincide with their business.

 

Resources:

 

SociallySpeaking.com

IG: @davidnorrie.sociallyspeaking

 

Speak Up Course

http://sociallyspeaking.com/speak-up/

 

 

Checkout my website at loriharder.com. Follow me on social media @LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook.

Aug 24, 2017

 

Fear. Yes, it’s one of my favorite topics and I often feel like I should talk about it more because it’s seriously something that’s there every day. Heck, it’s with us is most moments, am I right? But it’s in these moments where some of our biggest breakthroughs are made. It’s that something that you know you need, but you’re scared as hell to do it.

 

“What you are afraid of is a clear indication of the things you need to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Personally, one of the biggest breakthroughs for me came with the fear I had after making a significant investment in a course with Jack Canfield. My soul was kicking and screaming, nudging, okay, shoving me, toward it. Every fear that could possibly come up did and I almost bailed on my flight…but I didn’t. I joined an amazing group of people, some who were far more successful than me and realized that they had some of the exact same fears as me. What?! It gave me the power to question,

 

“If I can do this, what else can I do?”

 

Fear is just there to remind us of where we need to go. It lets us know what we’re capable of. It shows us how strong we are. It’s always there in some way, shape or form.

 

“I have fear present in my life at all times – I just have a great relationship with it.”

 

Without fear, life just doesn’t feel quite as exciting. After all, how would we ever appreciate what it feels like to accomplish our dreams without it? Hint: pretty lame.

 

So today, do fear a favor and say, “Thank you, fear. I don’t know what my life would be like without you.” 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • Why we need fear in our lives
  • How fear makes you aware of what you’re capable of and what direction to go
  • About the importance of trying new things despite any resistance or fear around it 

Resources:

The Bliss Project

For more information, visit TheBlissProject.info

Checkout my website at loriharder.com. Follow me on social media @LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook.

Aug 21, 2017

I am so excited to have my soul sister, Angelike Norrie, back on my podcast! Having gone through so many challenging life events in the last couple of years, she’s here to share how her Six Guiding Principles helped carry her through them all.

 

If you feel out of control, this episode is a must listen. I suggest taking notes and perhaps listening twice (if you’re able) to get all the juicy goodness out of it.

 

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Questions Asked in This Episode

  • What was it that pulled you through all of your recent life events/challenges?
  • What does it feel like when you’re in and out of alignment – mentally and physically?
  • What do you do when you catch yourself just doing something just to do something – even when it’s not fulfilling?
  • What are your 6 Guiding Principles?
  • What do you do to manage time with your family when you’re in the thick of hustling? How do you do both and still move the needle forward in life?
  • How do we make sure social media doesn’t infiltrate our minds or send us down a negative spiral?

 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • About Angelike’s 6 Guiding Principles:

Faith, Family, Fitness, Financial Freedom, Fellowship and Play.

  • Why just accomplishing and just “doing” won’t ever fulfill you
  • About the importance of being resourceful
  • Why balance is BS
  • How doing ONE thing a day can propel you forward
  • Why it’s important to set boundaries in all areas of life
  • Why we must have fun and joy while working/hustling
  • And so much more…

 

Quotes:

“The pain is inevitable; the suffering is a choice.”

 

“If I can find order in the physical, I can find order in the spiritual.”

 

“If the world is moving forward and you’re sitting still, you’re going to be left behind.”

 

“Do at least one thing every day to move the needle forward.”

 

“We must make a conscious decision to create sacred space for our family.”

 

“If the queen doesn’t eat, the kingdom won’t either.”

 

“If you have a bad day, have three good ones after that.”

 

“Don’t underestimate the power of 15 minutes.”

 

“Your why is a command on your life.”

 

“Don’t make it so you have to carve out fun like it’s an obligation.”

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Angelike Norrie is a happily married, working mother of two adorable girls and a five-time cover model. Prior to taking a leap of faith to control her own destiny, she worked in corporate America as a sales executive, managing fortunes and people. After escaping 60-hour workweeks with extensive travel, she became an entrepreneur with a passion for nutrition, fitness, philosophy, and business coaching.

These days, instead of stressing about quotas, day care and commutes, she helps women flex both their physical and spiritual muscles through Soulutions, a multi-faceted coaching program that helps women bare their souls and regain dominion in all areas of their life. A world martial arts champion and believer in daily discipline, Angelike is the author of Life Lines, a four-part journal series for women that provides weekly inspiration, daily reflection and goal setting, all combined with tools for daily meal and exercise tracking. Using the power of technology, Angelike developed Body Soulutions, a free online monthly membership club for women who want to be mentored and coached with cutting-edge health information, fun recipes, laughter and goofiness, and strategies for building happy, balanced lives and financial stability.

 

Resources:

 

Previous Earn Your Happy podcast with Angelike:

https://www.loriharder.com/episode3/

 

Angelikenorrie.com

IG: @angelikenorrie

FB: facebook.com/LadyBossLiving/

 

 

Checkout my website at loriharder.com. Follow me on social media @LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook.

Aug 17, 2017

As many of you know, I’m in the final days of writing my book (due this week) and the act of even doing this quickie podcast was painful. It’s not that I didn’t want to record a message for all of you, it’s just that I kept thinking about all the other things I should be doing. On top of that, I wanted to make sure I was delivering an impactful message to all of you.

I was so attached to how I was going to get there that I made it way more difficult than it needed to be. So, I took a deep breath, let go of that resistance and focused on what was at the forefront of my mind...and here I am!

“When you stop living in the resistance and actually just do the thing, it’s amazing what gets done.”

It was totally the same way before my workout today as well. Gah! Just do it already (and I did)! Anyone else? Resistance pops up everywhere, but it’s up to us to use it to our benefit. I’ve realized recently that I’ve had to let go of the idea that things should come to me in a certain form. When I have set expectations and thoughts that say it has to go one way, opportunities arrived to me in a very slow trickle. But once I surrendered and let go – BAM! Tedx Talk, my book, etc. And I know because I’ve fought to remain so open, much more is on the horizon.

“Surrender to life and watch things happen.”

I hope you join me for a short resistance-releasing exercise in this episode. Even 2-3 minutes of focus can turn things around for you. When you can create a space of surrender, you will make your decisions from a much more powerful, connected place. Are you ready? Trick question – do it anyway.

What feelings do you want? What can you let go of to get you to that place? What can the resistance you’re feeling offer you? I understand that this may make you feel a touch out of control, but be open and know you’re not letting go of the good things.

 

“You’re not losing control; you’re gaining your power back."

How much can you let go of today to gain that power back? 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • Why it’s important to surrender to life
  • How to tap into the feelings you truly want to feel
  • Ways to release resistance and let go

 

Resources:

The Bliss Habit 12-Week eCourse

For more information, visit theblisshabit.com.

 

Lori’s Tedx Talk: Turn Your Struggle into Strengths

Loriharder.com/tedx

 

The Surrender Experiment by Michael A. Singer

 

Checkout my website at loriharder.com. Follow me on social media @LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook.

Aug 15, 2017

Are you looking to find more happiness in life – especially in the present moment? Well, you’re in luck because, in this episode, Rob Mack shares some serious knowledge on how you can add more happiness into not only your life, but your relationships and career, too. Not always the happiness coach and author he is now, tune in as he also shares how his journey of unhappiness and insecurity shifted into one of peace and happiness. There are so many happiness hacks and practices in this episode – and they’re all things you can do yourself – NOW. You don’t want to miss it! --

Questions Asked in This Episode

• What’s the first step to get someone to elevate their happiness from where they are?

• What are your daily happiness hacks?

• What do you say to people who seem to repeat the same cycle over and over?

• What do you find works for people in terms of happiness?

• How do we transfer from hell (that gives us pleasure) to heaven (that gives us pain in the beginning)?

• What is your practice around self-grace?

• How do you practice being present more?

In This Episode You Will Learn:

• How every relationship can enhance your happiness

• That you are already self-complete

• Why achieving future moments can happen in an easier, more enjoyable, effortless way if you’re enjoying the present moments now.

• Daily happiness hacks

• Why happiness matters and is critical in life

• The importance of listening to your own intuition and moving away from suffering toward peace and happiness

• How relaxing will give you better results

• Why letting your mind go quiet is so helpful • And so much more…

Quotes:

“Your happiness is your job – not someone else’s.”

“Happiness is something that’s in your hands now.”

“If you’re not controlling your present now, you’re not putting yourself in a position to control moments in your future.”

“Happiness is the most important goal in your life.”

“Happiness now makes your life better later.”

“Happiness is the highest currency.”

“Take it easy on yourself, but be consistent.”

“Through ease and effortlessness, I can achieve my goals.”

“Life isn’t about fighting the current. It’s not about making it hard on yourself. Everything you want to achieve in your life can be accomplished more quickly, more easily and more enjoyably if you just let go and relax a little.”

“Being fully present is like a master key to creating anything you want.”

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Robert Mack is a happiness coach, speaker, and author. His first book, Happiness from the Inside Out: The Art and Science of Fulfillment, has been translated into various languages, including Chinese. Robert is also the Celebrity Dating & Relationship Coach for the television show, Famously Single on E! He has been a featured guest expert on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Early Show, Self, Health, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Upscale Magazine and many others. His work has been endorsed by Oprah and Vanessa Williams, among many others. Robert received his Master’s in Applied Positive Psychology (M.A.P.P.), an ivy-league degree held by only a few dozen people in the world, from the University of Pennsylvania. He currently splits his time between Miami and Los Angeles.

Resources:

Follow me on social media @LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook.

Aug 10, 2017

If you’re human (you all are, right?), you’ve likely had several dances with disappointment. And often those disappointments are because someone has let you down (or at least they’ve let your expectations down) at one time or another.

I know this may be difficult to hear, but the truth is that when you set expectations of others, you’re always going to be let down, and you’re never going to see the good in that person. So how do you get around this?

A recent realization I’ve made is that each person is meant to play a particular role. For example, maybe your friend, Sally, is hilarious, but she always bails on your get-togethers. But then you have another friend, who always has your back and can hold space for you when you’re upset. See how they both fulfill different roles in your life?

“Let people show up in the roles that they are best at.”

Once you realize that all friends don’t have to be ALL things you can free yourself and enjoy ALL of your relationships. Let go of your expectations!

Have you ever connected with someone only to never hear from them again? Of course you question why that is (was it something I said?), but most times it has nothing to do with you! Sometimes it’s just too much pressure for that person and they don’t want to let you down.

Go into all relationships with ZERO expectations. Don’t hold them to anything and just let them be their authentic selves.

“Release them. Free them. Free yourself.”

Instead of expecting, allow yourself to surprised. We all like a good surprise, right?

In This Episode You Will Learn:

• Why expectations lead to disappointment

• The importance of figuring out the role that different people play in your life

• How to let go of expectations

• Why having zero expectations in any relationship makes it easier

Resources:

Follow me on social media @LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook.

Aug 7, 2017

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If you feel the need or calling to spend more time and connect with your soul, today’s heart-warming conversation with author and soulful teacher, Rebecca Campbell, is just the ticket. With an early fascination around the world of spirituality, souls and past lives, Rebecca had always felt a little “weird.” Not because she enjoyed these things, but because others were uncomfortable with it. And so from that young age, she seemingly led a double life – one that was “normal” with her school-aged friends and the other with a group of older, wise women who taught her about the healing arts and the power of intuitive arts. Rebecca always knew she wanted to create (writing, designing etc.), so following that path, she pursued the “normal” career in advertising. She had a very successful career as a creative director, but after experiencing a great period of loss, Rebecca knew she wanted to do more with all those little “soul whispers” that tugged at her heart. With the pipes and structures literally crumbling around her and navigating through her grief, Rebecca began to finally answer this calling and began to write what soon became her first book, Light Is the New Black, followed by Rise Sister Rise. She is grateful for all the life events that led her to where she is today and truly believes that this is the exact path she was meant to take. It is her hope that her story encourages you all to follow the “different path” if you feel so called – even if it happens in baby steps to reach your goals.

“The dots always join in the end and nothing is ever wasted.” --

Questions Asked in This Episode

• How did you get in touch with your inner wild woman to be who you are now? • Did you have to reframe while you were going through that journey? • What did surrendering to your soul look like? • Is there a way to answer the soul’s calling without hitting rock-bottom? • What do you say to someone who doesn’t know who they are? • How do you feel about women and sisterhood, and why is it important? • What do you when you feel like you’ve been put in a box as a “good girl?” • What has been the toughest thing you’ve had to let go of in order to step into your authentic self?

In This Episode You Will Learn:

• About the importance of listening to your head vs. your heart

• How to develop a devotional and spiritual practice

• How to surrender to your soul’s calling

• Why you need to listen to your “soul whispers” and the importance of connecting to them

• The commonalities between the seasons of life and nature

• About doing work with other women in sync with monthly cycles

• The importance of ancestral roots and why you must trust your own power/intuition

• Why you don’t have to be a “good girl”

• And so much more…

Quotes:

“Often our soul’s calling is scary, but it was more uncomfortable and scary to stay where I was than it was to throw my life up in the air.”

“Sometimes rock-bottom moments are beautiful opportunities to just do it.”

“Alright, soul, you’re running the shop now.”

“The voice of our soul/intuition is the part of us that is linked to the entire universe.”

“Follow what lights you up.”

“When we’re inspired, when we’re lit up, we’re in our spirit and in that rhythmic flow and in that surrendered space.”

“When we connect in with our spirit, then we don’t have to work out every step of the way – we just have to move our feet.”

“In order for something to rise within us, something needs to fall away to clear that space.”

“When things are blooming, it’s just as good as when the leaves are falling.”

“If we’re trying to fit in a box, the people who ARE your people won’t be able to see you.” “Trust the wisdom of your soul.”

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Rebecca Campbell is a best-selling author, spiritual teacher, grounded spiritual mentor and soulful guide. Bestselling author of Light Is The New Black, Rebecca has guided thousands of women to listen to the callings of their soul and create a life that is completely aligned to them.

Her second book is Rise Sister Rise. In 2015, she was awarded the ‘Promising New Talent’ award by the Mind Body Spirit Festival in London. In 2016 Rebecca received ‘Emerging Voice’ by Kindred Spirit Magazine and was honoured to receive the ‘100 Women of Spirit’ award by Dadi Janki of the Brahama Kumaris for feminine leadership and spiritual service.

Drawing on her unique experience as an award-winning advertising creative director, Rebecca loves helping people tap into their creativity and lead from a place that is authentic and light up the world in a way that only they can.

Resources:

Books by Rebecca Campbell:

Follow me on social media @LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook.

Aug 3, 2017

Getting 100% real with you today as I discovered that I was the recent object of someone’s gossip. Doesn’t the word alone just give you an icky feeling? Ugh, me too. And it made me want to gossip right back (which would have made me feel worse), but I didn’t.

It’s our first reaction when someone says something bad about ourselves or someone else, but it never leads to anything productive. So instead, I talked it over with my husband. Because I knew I was in a safe zone to express my feelings and talk things through, I was able to determine that I didn’t need to worry about what this person chose to say about me. I was able to let it go.

Now, this isn’t always the case, but because I’m not close with this person I knew there was nothing I could do that would change anything about the situation. And perhaps they didn’t even mean what they said in a bad way.

If, however, this was a close relationship I would have more than likely confronted this person if I wanted the relationship to remain intact.

“Gossip blocks your blessings.”

Words carry so much energy – both positive and negative – so don’t spend those precious words tearing someone else apart when you likely don’t know the full story.

“Words are either life-giving or death-giving.”

If you’re around gossip, “be the person who gossip dies with.” And if you find yourself around those who tend to gossip, realize it’s only a matter of time before you’re the subject of his or her talks. It’s up to YOU to take the high road.

“Be a gossip killer.”

Be the person who expresses their feelings and talks things out instead of building a wall or speaking untruths about others. Be the person who others can talk to and know that your words are safe with them.

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • Why gossip might be holding you back
  • How to deal with someone who gossips about you
  • The importance of talking something through and coming to a peaceful conclusion
  • Why it’s important to find that “safe zone” when talking things through

Resources:

 

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