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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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Nov 16, 2017

For the past month, I’ve been feeling a lack of inspiration, and when that feeling comes up, shortly after the feelings of unworthiness and not being good enough pop their heads back in the picture. It brings back glimpses of the crushing anxiety that I once faced. I knew it was time to start bringing the joy back into my routine (did I mention how much I love routine?).

 

So I decided to enlist the help of a coach. I needed more than the cheerleader voice in my own head – I needed compassion from someone who’s been there.

 

“I don’t want all of the things I’ve wished for to be wished away because I’m anxious.”

 

Even though I’m happy and grateful for all of the amazing things that are happening in my life and business, I was also getting bored. In order to do that I knew I needed to shake things up a bit and change up my routine

 

“Even creatures of habit need to shake things up.”

 

But this creature over here LOVES her routine and has a ton of resistance when it comes to changing it – even if it’s doing things that I like to do. Anyone else? In order change my thoughts around the new, I needed to find the routine and grounding in it.

 

Keep in mind these changes in your routine don’t need to be big – start small! What could you start with? I wanna know! Be sure to comment below or on Instagram – I love hearing!

 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

 

  • Why doing new and different things helps eliminate boredom
  • What to with the resistance of changing things up
  • How doing the smallest of things can relieve anxiety

 

Resources:

 

The Bliss Project 2018

March 2-4, 2019 | Newport Beach, CA

http://www.TheBlissProject.info

 

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

Nov 13, 2017

 

Shero (noun): a female who fights for what she believes in and never gives up, even if it means fighting alone.

 

I had the honor of interviewing not one, but TWO Sheroes on today’s episode – Cassey Ho and Lisa Bilyeu – the hosts of The Sheroic Podcast. Before starting The Sheroic, both women were already successful entrepreneurs in their own right (Cassey is the CEO of Blogilates and Lisa is a founding team member of Quest Nutrition), however both share that there wasn’t a huge “break” that landed them in either role.

 

Tune in to hear about each woman’s journey thus far and how they’ve risen (and continued to rise) to meet the challenges and obstacles that get in their way. I know you will absolutely fall in love with their comforting, loving and vulnerable natures. This hour was seriously a warm-up for more inspiring conversations to come – enjoy!

 

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Questions Asked in This Episode:

  • What was the catalyst of saying “yes, this is what I want to do,” when you decided to go for it?
  • Was there resistance you had to move past/through in order to create the life you’re living now?
  • Why is it important for you both to fulfill your purpose and live as your highest self?
  • Define your relationship with fear.
  • What are some of your biggest fears you’re working through now?
  • Is there anything missing from your life?
  • What would you say to people who don’t feel like they have any direction?
  • What makes you love you and what makes you feel like yourself?
  • Who is the character you pick every day?
  • Why is it your responsibility to go through the muck and be as fully you as possible?

 

In This Episode We Talk about:

  • How The Sheroic Podcast came about and the founders’ paths that led them there
  • Risking it all and following that feeling
  • Seeking approval from parents, friends or other family
  • The importance of giving yourself credit when you reach your goals
  • Enjoying the wins and failures and learning from them
  • Why we must heal/help ourselves before we can help others
  • The power in not knowing what happens next
  • Communicating and collaborating better
  • Controlling your mindset and emotions
  • Tapping into your Wonder Woman
  • The power of speaking up
  • Importance of being honest with yourself and others

 

Quotes:

 

“Either follow your passion or be miserable for the rest of your life.”

 

“Part of being whole is to keep reaching higher.” – Cassey Ho

 

“If it makes you happy, do more of it. If it doesn’t, do less.” – Cassey Ho

 

“It’s not that I don’t have fear, it’s that I overcome the fear.” – Lisa Bilyeu

 

“Roadblocks are just part of the video game.” – Lisa Bilyeu

 

“No one gets greatness without failure.” – Lisa Bilyeu

 

“I love that I can adapt, grow and change without getting my ego dented.” – Lisa Bilyeu

 

“If I’m not being my true self, I’m robbing myself of something.” – Lisa Bilyeu

 

“It’s your responsibility to share what you’ve learned with the world.” – Cassey Ho

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Cassey Ho

An award-winning fitness instructor, entrepreneur and online personality, Cassey is the founder and CEO of Blogilates, the #1 female fitness channel on YouTube with over 500 million video views and 7 million

followers cross-platform. Named as the world’s #3 Most Influential Person in Health & Fitness by Greatist and a top fitness influencer by Forbes, she’s tailing behind none other than Oprah!

 

Cassey’s unique format, POP Pilates© first appeared on YouTube in 2009 with herself as the sole

instructor. Fans began to fall in love with Cassey’s bubbly personality, fun workouts, and her genuine

approach towards getting fit - it was never about the weight loss, it was about the happiness gain. Today, Cassey’s choreographed class is being taught over 3,000 times every month by certified POP Pilates

instructors at major gyms wordwide - and that’s just the beginning.

 

Cassey is also the author of the best-selling book, Hot Body Year Round and the designer of her own

multi-million dollar activewear line, POPFLEX.

 

Lisa Bilyeu

From film student to fulltime housewife to world-class entrepreneur, Lisa is a master of adaptation and

personal growth. As a founding team member of the billion dollar company Quest Nutrition, she built

the company’s entire fulfillment department from scratch.

 

She started shipping orders from her living room floor and ultimately built the unit into a full-fledged

department spanning thousands of square feet. From there, she turned her talents to marketing and

helped build her second division within Quest – a revolutionary in-house media department, that not

only made cutting-edge social marketing materials, but also helped facilitate the company’s meteoric

rise to #2 on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing private companies.

 

She and her team were responsible for producing content that has been viewed over 200 million

times. Now as co-founder and president of Impact Theory and co-host of the Sheroic Podcast, her

mission is to really create Impact in the world and empower women of all ages to see and believe that

they can be anything they set their minds to.

Resources:

http://besheroic.com

 

IG: @BeSheroic

FB: facebook.com/besheroic

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

Nov 9, 2017

 

Warning: As I recorded this episode, my palms were sweating – I can’t make this up. And that’s because as the episode title suggests, I am getting super vulnerable and super transparent.

Ever since I started writing my book, I’ve been in full-on creative mode. I want to create and I crave creating – in ALL different forms. Even as I’ve been the busiest I’ve ever been, I’ve made it a priority because my ideas had to come out.

“Creating the time to get creative has opened up in an insane vortex of things I want to do.” 

To name a few of my creative outlets – dance, guitar and now…wait for it…spoken word. I’ve been receiving massive downloads recently that have spurred me to delve into this arena. And today, I’m going to share one of my poems with you.

Look, I’m not a rapper or poet…but maybe I am? 

“Who are we not to claim these titles even though we haven’t done them if it’s coming through us?”

I am so grateful that I have my mastermind women, Lindsay and Danette, to act as a reminder of my soul’s wishes. If your soul calls you to do something – do it! Don’t judge, just get those ideas up and out! It really does help if you have a person or two who you can share your ideas with. Hint: You know it’s life-shifting when you have a “full-body yes and a full-brain hell no!”

 

I hope you enjoy the poem I share. I now dare you to be vulnerable with me and share with me what it felt like to express yourself. I can’t wait to hear!

 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

 

  • How to show up as your true self to the world
  • About the importance of creating time to get creative
  • Why you need to get your ideas up and out 

Resources:

 

The Bliss Project 2018

March 2-4, 2019 | Newport Beach, CA

http://www.TheBlissProject.info

 

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

Nov 6, 2017

 

If you’re a knowledge junkie like me or looking to figure out why you can’t seem to find balance in your life, my conversation with author and Ayurvedic expert, Sahara Rose will likely set off a lightbulb or two for you – at least it did for me.

 

Be sure to listen in as Sahara explains her personal journey with Ayurveda and how you too can gain more balance in your life by figuring out your own mind body type (dosha). It may be easier than you think!

 

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Questions Asked in This Episode:

  • Can you tell us your story and how you came to be an expert on Ayurveda?
  • Did you find that a lot of self-healing happened when you wrote your book?
  • What are the different mind body (dosha) types?
  • How can we help our bodies feel better and more at ease?
  • What is the smallest thing we can do to start shifting and noticing the ways in which we feel better?
  • How did eating for your mind body type affect your mentally? What opened up for you?
  • What started showing up for you when you started to change your habits?
  • What did you do/think about in order to shift gears?
  • Are you incorporating all three doshas into your eating and exercising habits?
  • What are some of the biggest (and most important) takeaways that you would love people to implement in order to feel shifts?

 

In This Episode We Talk about:

  • Sahara’s path that led her to Ayurveda
  • Healing yourself to find your purpose
  • Ayurveda’s three different mind/body types (doshas)
  • How to determine your Vikruti (the levels of each dosha that you were created with)
  • Foods that are beneficial for each mind body type (dosha)
  • Why it’s important to know what your body is retaining
  • The benefits of consuming warmer foods and beverages to aid in digestion
  • Practical but effective ways to help each dosha type feel better or make a shift
  • Balancing your energies for different stages of life
  • Developing an inner awareness and developing the subtle practice of knowing yourself

 

Quotes:

 

“When you’re in the right place at the right time, things will just happen really fast.”

 

“This is so much more than food. It’s not just food we’re digesting; it’s thoughts, emotions and experiences, too.”

 

“Ayurveda is a spiritual practice grounded in the physical body.”

 

“Earth provides us with what our bodies need at that time.”

 

“It’s not, ‘you are what you eat.’ It’s ‘you are what you digest.’”

 

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Sahara Rose is the best-selling author of the Idiot's Guide to Ayurveda (Penguin Random House) and has been called “a leading voice for the millennial generation into the new paradigm shift” by Deepak Chopra. She is a 26-year-old Certified Ayurvedic, Holistic and Sports Nutritionist, wellness blogger and host of the Highest Self Podcast, listed as top 7 podcasts by Yoga Journal. Sahara's mission is to awaken people of their innate potential so they can share their gifts and fulfill their purpose on this planet. 

 

Resources:

 

http://www.Iamsahararose.com

Book: Idiot’s Guide to Ayurveda by Sahara Rose Ketabi
iamsahararose.com/book

Three-Book Giveaway

Follow @iamsahararose and @loriharder. Then like Lori’s post on this episode and comment why you would love to receive this book. We will choose three random winners. 

IG: https://instagram.com/iamsahararose

FB: https://facebook.com/iamsahararose

Checkout my website at https://loriharder.com. Follow me on social media https://instagram.com/LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook.

Nov 2, 2017

If you haven’t heard of Elana Meta you soon will. You probably know by now that I’m all about tribe and making impactful connections with others, so it will come as no shock why I connected with Elana after listening to our conversation.

 

As a dance catalyst and teacher, Elana has made it her mission to create spaces for women – and men to help them merge the emotional and logical parts of the brain. While most recently hosting small groups in her home to help women step into their power, she wanted to create a larger event (Wild Vessel) that could help more women and men, too. Elana helps these individuals see themselves more deeply by moving the body to quiet the mind.

 

Elana invites you to an experience to help you see things more clearly in a substance-, device- and shoe-free space (ha, check your shoes at the door). If this sounds like an event that resonates with you, see the Resources section on this page.

 

Here’s to empowering your wild side!

 

Questions Asked in This Episode:

  • What got you started doing what you’re doing and what are you doing?
  • What does the “feminine” mean to you?
  • Do you feel you’ve come across a lot of men who could use the Wild Vessel event, too?
  • What reasons did you discover as to why women have trouble connecting to other women or themselves?
  • How could someone create this type of connection if they’re not able to make the event?
  • What is something you want people to know about your event that we haven’t talked about yet?
  • What are you wanting to reclaim more of in your life?

 

In This Episode We Talk about:

  • What Wild Vessel is and why it’s an immersive experience designed to empower the feminine
  • Helping women step into their power
  • Merging the emotional and logical parts of brain
  • Why the world is screaming for the feminine
  • Stimulating the body to quiet the mind
  • Creating spaces for women – and men

 

Quotes:

  • "We are the Wild Ones. Let our howl be known."

 

  • “Between the resistance, find your resilience.”

 

  • “Be curious enough to explore the difference between fear and excitement.”

 

  • “Deep house party meets workshop.”

Want a few more details on the Wild Vessel event? Read on…

 

  • Substance-free and device-free event to explore your inner-wildness.
  • Sensuality vs. Sexuality
  • Take off the mask of masculinity
  • Break the taboos about being a woman
  • Wild Vessel creates safe spaces through our immersive events, designed to fully express ourselves and deeply connect with our communities.
  • Empower your wild side
  • Join the Wild Pack

- Be free amongst community

 

Women:

  • An experience to unlock our inner-wildness
    •  Witness feminine leadership in action
    • Unveiling the mask of masculinity
    • Explore your gentle side by luscious candle light and rose peddles.
    •  An immersive experience that can hold all of you
    •  Dancing – sound baths – cuddle puddles and more
    •  Community collaboration
    •  Authentic conversations
    • Topic discussion on Sensuality vs. Sexuality
    •  Redefining the feminine
    •  Delicious food
    •  Non-alcoholic cocktails and beverages

This event is sexy, not sexual.

Men

•  Male leadership in action
•  New skills to understand women.
•  See beyond the mask of masculinity
• Embodiment practices and tools to articulate the Feminine.
•  Topics on sensuality vs. sexuality, and how to be protectors for women, and the planet.
•  An opportunity to serve your counterpart
•  Delicious food
•  Non-alcoholic cocktails and beverages

 

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Elana Meta is a dance catalyst, teacher, and creative based in Los Angeles. She is the founder of Wild Vessel, an event series designed to re-define the feminine voice in modern society, as well as META Method, a movement technique that uses the natural elements to advance emotional intelligence and well-being. As a dance and movement catalyst, she has performed at venues such as Red Rocks Amphitheater and Lincoln Center alongside artists such as Beyonce, The Glitch Mob, Michael Franti and Nahko. She’s led workshops on the Wanderlust Tour, at Esalen, Summit Series, and Burning Man, and her mission is to tap people into their bodies and create spaces globally for women to feel safe and empowered.

 

Resources:

 

Wild Vessel Event – Nov. 18, 2017, Los Angeles, CA

Apply to be a part of the Wild Vessel at wildvessel.com

 

http://www.elanameta.com

 

How to Goddess Course

http://www.mymetamethod.com/course/

 

@MetaMethod

@Wild.Vessel

 

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

Oct 30, 2017

Twenty-eight years ago, Lorna Jane, founder of Lorna Jane Active, was a fitness instructor who just wanted to find fitness wear that made her feel good. So much so that she used her own swimsuit to craft her own outfit. Her students liked them so much that they too began asking for their very own Lorna Jane clothing. And while it was never her intention at the time to create a clothing line, Lorna Jane Active was meant to be.

 

Making others feel good doesn’t stop at her clothing line though. In her most recent book, Love You, Lorna focuses on the importance of self-belief. At one point she lost a portion of that self-belief and self-love and worked to regain it back. It’s through her experiences and learnings that she hopes to help other women find their self-confidence, self-love and purpose again – and create an amazing life.

 

Lorna is one of the most-inspiring humans I’ve had the privilege of interviewing and I was positively giddy that we were able to talk in person. Her energy and positive attitude is contagious and can be heard throughout our conversation. I know you’re going to love listening to her as much as I did.

 

Be sure to share this episode with a friend and don’t miss out on Lorna’s giveaway that she mentions in the show!

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Questions Asked in This Episode:

  • What has been a mistake for you that was devastating at the time, but now has become something you can’t imagine not happening because you’ve grow so much from it?
  • What was your thought process/mindset when handling that mistake?
  • How do you make sure you’re filling up your soul?
  • How do you decide who you’re going to put your energy toward?
  • When you have to make difficult decisions, what do you do to get in that space and how do you recover after?
  • What is something that you do to make sure that your community is always there within your brand?
  • How do you connect with women and support them in your life?
  • Are there ways you ensure that you’re supported every day?
  • What’s been one of the biggest challenges you’ve faced in business?
  • What’s the hardest thing you’ve had to transcend or leave behind in order to become the Lorna that you are now?
  • How do you stay excited about life?
  • How do you do market research and stay focused on what is true for you?
  • What does it mean for you to be authentic?
  • What was it about your book, Love You, that you had to write about that you hadn’t previously written?

 

In This Episode We Talk about:

  • How Lorna founded Lorna Jane Active
  • Why we fear a career or changing it
  • The importance of trying new things and making mistakes
  • Why her business motto, Move Nourish Believe is so important to Lorna
  • Surrounding yourself with great people
  • Why honesty is the best policy
  • Parting ways with friends and colleagues in the right away
  • Getting people to believe in what you’re doing
  • How never getting overly in debt makes it easier to stay creative and make better business decisions
  • Why Lorna has a mindset of abundance with her business
  • Celebrating the good about yourself and working on the not so good
  • The importance of self-belief
  • And so much more…

 

Quotes:

 

“If you let yourself be open to things it takes you where you’re supposed to go.”

 

“When you have a dream, you don’t care about what you’re missing.”

 

“I believe the biggest mistakes have the biggest learnings.”

 

“You can’t let really big mistakes stop you from your dreams.”

 

“Not everyone grows in the same garden.”

 

“I’m not designed for everyone to love me.”

 

“You have to do the things that scare you or that others think are crazy; otherwise you’re not moving forward.”

 

“Do what’s right and don’t think about how things look.”

 

“Listen to your heart and do what’s right for your business and don’t let your ego get in the way.”

 

“There is no force equal to that of a determined woman.”

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Lorna Jane Clarkson, the inspiring woman behind Lorna Jane activewear, started designing on her lounge room floor by night, while she was busy working as a fitness instructor by day. Her unique and fashion forward pieces were so popular that she turned her hobby into a global business. Today she has over 200 stores around the world, numerous fashion design awards to her name and a series of bestselling books. Lorna continues to inspire women every day with her Active Living Philosophy, which makes being fit and healthy easy with the daily practice of Move Nourish Believe… Lorna’s story is a real inspiration to women all over the world and she proves that with hard work and belief in yourself, anything is possible.

 

Resources:

 

Love You by Lorna Jane Clarkson Available now at: http://lornajane.com

Book Giveaway

To be eligible for one of 10 free Love You books, first follow @ljclarkson, @loriharder and @lornajaneUS. Then comment on my IG post about this episode using ONE emoji of how you felt after listening to this episode. Lorna’s team will pick 10 random winners. Can’t wait to see who wins!

 

http://lornajane.com

IG: @ljclarkson

@lornajaneactive

@lornajaneUS

 

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

Oct 26, 2017

 

“The most powerful way to raise the vibration of our world is to fully honor who we came here to be.” – Kristin Ace

 

Today I want to talk about you becoming YOU. Not the “you” you think you should be, but the you that honors your soul – at all corners of it. So ask yourself, in what ways are you honoring your soul? Now, in what ways are you absolutely denying your soul, suffocating yourself or cutting yourself off?

 

Chances are that if you found more things in the latter categories you’re feeling out of alignment with your higher self, which is why with every choice we make, we must choose the choice that keeps us aligned. It’s not easy sometimes (OK a lot of the time). We typically don’t roll out of bed in the morning and feel connected. We must create the experiences that fill our souls.

 

I know you may be questioning what that really feels like, but trust me. You’ll know you’re following the path your soul wants you to take when you feel in flow, connected and free especially in terms of self-expression. Keep in mind that just because you’re doing things that are on this path doesn’t mean that you won’t feel any fear or stress. I often find that the fear isn’t the around the actual act, but the thoughts around doing the act. Fear is still necessary (but it usually helps us in the long run).

 

“Fear is a direct indicator of where you need to go.”

 

So, what’s an experience that you’re being pulled toward right now? Seriously, anything – nothing is too small, big or outrageous! Bike riding, writing, creating, painting, horseback riding, bungee jumping… What will make you feel alive, bring you awareness, excitement, relaxation or learning – or all of the above and more? Both projects and play are equally important, so again, listen to what your soul is calling you to do.

 

“You already know what you are. It’s time to create those experiences to become you.”

 

For the next 30 days, I challenge you to create one soul experience a day. It doesn’t have to be anything big – sometimes the small stuff leads to bigger shifts anyway. See how people react to you. You’ll likely notice that people are more drawn to you when you’re in alignment. I can personally tell when I’m in my highest self because when I go for runs I get more high-fives and more smiles all around – and I FEEL more creative.

 

Give yourself the space to hear your soul and I would love if you would report your findings in the comments of this episode’s IG tile @loriharder. I cannot wait to read them!

 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

 

  • What it feels like to be in and out of alignment with your soul
  • Why we must create experiences that connect us with our highest self
  • Why fear or pain is an inevitable component of finding the real you

 

Resources:

 

The Bliss Project 2018

March 2-4, 2019 | Newport Beach, CA

http://www.TheBlissProject.info

 

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

Oct 23, 2017

I’m so honored to have my friend and mentor, Lewis Howes, on again. We talk about his new book Mask of Masculinity, which drops on Oct. 31, and how he came up with the idea to write it.

 

While this book was written primarily for men, I discovered that his book is also a helpful tool for women who are looking to understand the men in their lives. Heck, it can help you understand ALL human beings and the masks that people wear to hide or perhaps enhance who they truly are. Once we’re aware of these masks and can accept them, we can tap into a deeper level of connection to all human beings.

 

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Questions Asked in This Episode:

  • How did you know what direction you wanted to head in your business endeavors?
  • How do you know to follow through with an idea?
  • How did you transcend when family and friends tried to hold you back?
  • Do you feel if our parents would have lived more in their purpose we would have gotten more from them and had a richer experience?
  • In terms of dreams and goals, how do you and your girlfriend support one another?
  • Why did you still feel unfulfilled when you were so close to getting everything you wanted?
  • What are the 9 Masks of Masculinity and how did you come up with them?
  • Looking back on your career, would you do anything differently?
  • Were you afraid of feedback? What was the worst feedback you pictured?
  • When you wrote Mask of Masculinity, did anything unexpected come up for you?
  • How would you advise women who’ve been cracked open emotionally to help the men in their lives do the same?
  • Who is the ideal audience for your book?

 

In This Episode We Talk about:

  • What it means to fill in the gaps and spaces in the world
  • Creating more abundance by letting go
  • Surrounding yourself with friends who have similar energy
  • The importance of communication in relationships and why they must support your dreams (even if that support is minimal)
  • Why growth and contribution are the art of achievement (and fulfillment)
  • The 9 Masks of Masculinity talked about in Lewis’s book, Mask of Masculinity, and how he came up with them
  • Being aware of your actions and how they affect people and whether they’ll make a positive or negative impact
  • Lewis’s desire to make an impact
  • Why life-altering awakenings (big and small) help us look at things differently
  • Only taking feedback if it resonates with you and/or comes from someone you trust and respect
  • Awareness of masks and accepting them
  • Connecting with the men in your life (and all human beings)
  • And so much more…

 

Quotes:

 

“I’ve found fulfillment in being secure in who I am in the moment.”

 

“My dreams are my priority.”

 

“Live with your responsibilities, but also find the path of your dreams.”

 

“When we fixate on making money to gain self-worth, it’s never enough.”

 

“It’s the most selfish thing to give because you feel the best.”

 

“The masks help us get results.”

 

“It’s unfulfilling to always be right and to win at all costs.”

 

“When we can fully let go of these masks and connect to people and have them see us – and fully get us – what’s when true intimacy and connection occurs.”

 

“It’s our responsibility to be aware when we’re wearing a mask.”

 

“Every moment I’m not making an impact I’m wasting the gift I was born with.”

 

“My fuel is based on the fear of regretting at the end of my life that I didn’t give enough.”

 

“When we are acknowledged, we feel like we can do more good.”

 

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Before LEWIS HOWES became a media sensation for empowering people and sharing 'Greatness' across the globe, he had his share of obstacles to overcome. From having a learning disability, which led to being alone and bullied in school, to being sexually abused as a child, to being injured and broke on his sister’s couch, Lewis’s story is the perfect example of how anybody can overcome the obstacles in their life and achieve greatness. Fast forward a few short years, and Lewis is a New York Times Bestselling author of the hit book, The School of Greatness and releases his new book, Mask of Masculinity on Oct. 31. He is a lifestyle entrepreneur, high performance business coach and keynote speaker. A former professional football player and two-sport All-American, he is a current USA Men’s National Handball Team athlete. He hosts a top 100 podcast in the world, The School of Greatness, which has over 40 million downloads since it launched in 2013. He was recognized by The White House and President Obama as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs in the country under 30. Lewis has been featured on Ellen, The New York Times, People, Forbes, Inc, Fast Company, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Men’s Health, The Today Show and other major media outlets.

 

Resources:

 

Mask of Masculinity by Lewis Howes

Available for pre-order now at: http://www.Maskofmasculinity.com

 

LewisHowes.com

IG: @lewishowes

FB: facebook.com/lewishowes

 

Previous podcast with Lewis Howes:

https://www.loriharder.com/episode36/

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

Oct 19, 2017

 

Have you ever caught yourself making a decision that you didn’t whole-heartedly want to commit to? Perhaps someone gave you advice or maybe there was an expectation set months before about something.

 

Today’s episode is all about making decisions that you actually feel good about. It’s trusting that inner gut and knowing that you made the right call for you.

 

“We all have inner wisdom and you know what is best for you.”

 

So why don’t we use this supposed guru ability? I promise it’s there, you just have to unlock it again. I’ve learned over the years (more so recently) that if I’m not slowing down and taking the time to get clear on what’s truly right for me, I’m scattered and super indecisive.

 

Did you catch that? Slow down and give yourself space – both physically and mentally. (Confession… those words may or may not be more for me than you as I am taking my own advice daily.) For me that’s taking long walks, going for a run or just going somewhere quiet to connect with my own thoughts. And keep in mind that it can take as little time as 15-60 minutes. Even if it’s not clear in that amount of time, see what pulls at your heart even just a little.

 

I’m not gonna lie. Some answers will come quicker than others. And often “sleeping on it” helps the most (science proves it)! Regardless of how quickly the answers come, know that you are the expert on YOU. Repeat the following phrases to help reinforce this notion.

 

“I have an inner guide. I have the wisdom within.”

 

Know that wisdom comes in many different forms and at the most random times. Learn what things make you feel good and that all is right with your world. After all…

 

“You are the smartest person you know when it comes to you.”

 

 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

 

  • How to trust your “gut feeling”
  • Why we need space and time to make decisions
  • Why we find it easier to listen to others about what we want

 

Resources:

 

The Bliss Project 2018

March 2-4, 2018 | Newport Beach, CA

http://www.TheBlissProject.info

 

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

Oct 16, 2017

I know you will relate to today’s guest, Lori Kennedy, as she is as real as they come. As a successful entrepreneur and a single mother of two, she is the first to admit that her success didn’t happen overnight.

 

Starting out as a registered holistic nutritionist, Lori had no interest in the business side of things, but soon learned that her successful visions wouldn’t become a reality until she did.

 

Be sure to listen in as we talk about all the struggles and wins of her entrepreneurial journey so far and all the self-realization that’s come along with it. Happy listening!

 

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Questions Asked in This Episode:

  • What’s your background and how did you get your start?
  • Did you have any issues looking at how you approached/looked at money and if so, how did you bridge that gap?
  • How did you find your own unique way of selling to make people realize how important nutrition is?
  • Tell me about a time when you’ve had to make tough decisions and be OK with them.
  • Going through the levels in your life, what were the different things that appeared to you that you had to change in order to break through the glass ceiling?
  • When do you show yourself grace and get your power back when you don’t show up?
  • What did taking time off from your business look like?
  • How do you have a goal but also detach from it?
  • What do you do when you feel like you can’t please everyone?
  • What is something you’re feeling resistance toward and how are you getting through it?

 

In This Episode We Talk about:

  • Why learning to sell your service/product is essential
  • The importance of being grounded in who you are and how you work
  • Getting clear on what you want in life and how you want to feel
  • Goals and priorities
  • The myth of balance
  • Why a morning routine is so beneficial
  • Recognizing what you need to thrive
  • Accountability
  • Realizing and accepting your own limitations
  • The importance of creativity and incorporating more of it
  • Why rest and taking a break may help your business
  • And so much more…

 

Quotes:

 

“Sales is about uncovering someone’s why.”

 

“There is no such thing as balance when you have goals.”

 

“The pain of pushing through and doing sh!t work was worse for me.”

 

“I had to look at other ways to create the feelings of productivity and momentum outside of work.”

 

“Ride it out – your mojo will come back.”

 

“Does it pull me away from the vision or does it push me toward it?”

 

“Am I acting in a way that my future self would be proud of?”

 

“The bigger and better you become, the messier it gets.”

 

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Lori Kennedy is a mom, nutritionist and the lady boss behind The Wellness Business Hub and The Wellness Business Academy. As business mentor and strategist for health coaches and practitioners, Lori empowers her community to build the business and life of their dreams all on their own terms.

 

She’s a published author and acclaimed speaker with a real-world approach to entrepreneurism. Her personal philosophy of ‘inspired hustle’ is built into her online courses and nationwide live events. Lori prioritizes her time and energy on building her business, mentoring practitioners, working with charitable partners, playing with her kids and building her dream life all on her own terms.

 

Resources:

 

http://www.thewellnessbusinesshub.com/

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lorikennedyrhn

Instagram: https://instagram.com/lorikennedyinc/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LoriKennedyrhn

LinkedIN: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/lorikennedyrhn

 

 

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

Oct 12, 2017

With all of the recent events happening in the world between natural disasters, attacks and the loss of many lives, I’ve been asked how one should feel about these events. I’ve held back on responding because honestly, I didn’t know how I felt. I hadn’t even begun to process my feelings yet. But I do know that if we’re living in fear, it does nothing for the world.

“When you are in fear, you are not in power.”

So how do you take that power back? First, process your feelings – don’t pass them over. Heal yourself so you can spread love and light to others. Talk to someone, whether it’s a counselor, going to a trauma center or a dear friend who you know holds that space for you. Just be sure to give yourself the grace and space to process.

Once you’ve healed, be sure to keep that love and light in your life by surrounding yourself with those who allow you to do the same.

“Our environments reflect the results we get back in our minds.”

We know that if we stay connected to these groups or tribes we can nip fear and powerlessness in the bud and step into our power.

“When we put loving energy out it will be reflected to us in a bigger way in our lives.”

 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • Why it’s important to process our feelings
  • How to take back your power when you feel powerless
  • Why we must join groups or tribes that are rooted in love and light 

Resources:

 

The Bliss Project 2018

March 2-4, 2019 | Newport Beach, CA

TheBlissProject.info

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

Oct 9, 2017

Can you believe this is the third time that my soulful friend, Christine Hassler, has been on Earn Your Happy? I love having her on because every time we talk something always opens up for me and there are at least one or two a-ha moments.

As a Master Life Coach, Christine has made it her life’s work to help others find the answers while providing them with a safe and sacred space so her clients can work through the emotional side of things. Once an overachiever, Christine shares how she shifted this compensatory strategy and used it to create multiple books and now her Over It and On with It Course.

Regardless of where you are, I know Christine’s perspective will help you view your obstacles and the emotional ties to them in a whole new light.

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Questions Asked in This Episode:

• Was there a shift that took place when your realized you were the common denominator of your struggles?

• How did you know to hire your coach?

• Why do you think we cling to finding a diagnosis or a reason as to why we’re not happy?

• Why did you create your Over It and On with It course?

• What’s the difference between being pulled vs. pushed in a certain direction?

• What do you feel are the biggest shifts that happen with your course?

• What is a question you wish more people would ask themselves?

• Who is this course good for?

Quotes: “The common denominator in everything that went “wrong” was me.”

“Sympathy is not love.”

“Until we’re uncomfortable; until our belief systems are challenged; until we start to do things differently that are hard, change doesn’t happen.”

“A lot of what we want is coming from a core wound. We want it because we think it’s going to make us feel better.”

“It was more of an excavating process before it was a creating process.”

“We confuse boundaries for barriers.”

“We try to change ourselves through other people.”

“Deal with the past, shift how you relate to yourself in the present and create a different future.”

“The past does impact our future if we don’t deal with it.”

“Give yourself permission to invest in yourself – financially and time.”

 

You'll Hear About

• Conditional self-acceptance

• Why our belief systems need to be challenged

• Taking responsibility without beating yourself up

• Finding balance between self-honesty and self-compassion

• Aligning your life with your soul’s yearning

• The power of a heart/soul connection

• Self-trust

• The importance of getting feelings up and out

• Releasing vs. recycling emotion

• Internal dialogue awareness

• Finding a safe, sacred space for transformation

 

Resources

Previous Earn Your Happy Podcast with Christine Hassler

Episode 18: Expectation Hangover: How To Overcome Disappointment and More!

Episode 91: Everything You Need To Know About Masculine and Feminine Energy

Register for Christine’s FREE Masterclass Webinar at LoriHarder.com/Christine. When you Sign Up and BUY Her Course, you'll receive 3 Free Months of my Body + Soul Program

The Bliss Project 2018 March 2-4, 2018 Newport Beach, CA

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Christine Hassler is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, master coach, podcast and TV host who is committed to guiding people and organizations into their highest potential. She left her successful job as a Hollywood agent at 25 to pursue a life she could be passionate about… but it did not come easily. After being inspired by her own unexpected challenges and experiences, she realized her journey was indeed her destination. In 2005, she wrote the first guidebook written exclusively for young women, entitled 20 Something 20 Everything. Christine’s second book, The 20 Something Manifesto written for men and women stems from her experience coaching twenty-something’s. Her newest book Expectation Hangover: Overcoming Disappointment in Work, Love and Life is the guidebook for how to treat disappointment on the emotional, mental, behavioral and spiritual levels. -- Follow me on social media @LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook.

Oct 5, 2017

Many don’t know this, but when I start selling my first eCourse, The Bliss Habit, I hadn’t even created it. Shocking, right? But it supports exactly what I want to talk with you all about today. You don’t have to know everything that you are doing before you actually get started!

I know it sounds a little bass-ackwards, but I assure you that some of the most successful people in the world had no clue what they were doing when they first started – they just knew they had to take some sort of action.

“You have to start doing to get clarity.”

You can plan all day every day for months and still never have anything to put out there. This is where faith and commitment comes in. You must have faith that if you set a date or book a venue – take some sort of step forward, it will happen. Scary, right?

“But in the panic there is complete magic.”

And a little bit of science, too. Science has proven that when you’re committed and people are saying “yes,” and you have to deliver, your brain gets super laser-focused on doing just that.

“The way to get started is to stop talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

My advice. Set the date and move forward. There’s no magic formula – just go for it. Make the commitment and take action TODAY!

What will you share with someone or commit to today?

You'll Hear About:

• Why you don’t have to know all the details before you get started

• Why it’s so important to have faith

• Why making a commitment can spur productivity

Resources:

Follow me on social media @LoriHarder on Instagram and Lori Harder on Facebook. Or Visit my site: LoriHarder.com

 

Oct 2, 2017

 

As many of you know, my upcoming Bliss Project event is only months away and hundreds of you have already registered to join us. But I know that for some, you’re still on the fence for various reasons… Perhaps this would be your first self-development/empowerment retreat. For others, you’ve never left your family for a whole weekend. For others, there is a fear that you’re not “far enough” or knowledgeable enough to attend such an event.

 

Whatever the reason, I can assure you that if you’re being called to attend, it’s the perfect event for you to attend. But don’t take my word on it. Listen in to today’s conversation as I interview five women about their Bliss Project experiences. You will notice many overlapping answers and that’s because we are all way more alike than we are different.

 

Whether you come along or bring a friend, the weekend WILL change your life. I cannot wait for you to hear all about it (and hopefully experience it in the near future) and join our INCREDIBLE Bliss Project tribe.

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Questions Asked in This Episode:

  • Where were you at before attending The Bliss Project and what made you go for the first time?
  • What were you looking for by attending Bliss?
  • Were there any surprises that showed up for you during The Bliss Project?
  • What are you struggling with currently and what tools are you using that you learned from Bliss?
  • What was your experience like coming to Bliss alone?
  • What is the magic that helps you believe your dreams are possible?
  • What kind of power do you receive when stepping into your authenticity?

 

In This Episode We Talk about:

  • Starting before you’re ready and paying attention to those nudges that urge you to do something more
  • Stepping into your power
  • Creating strong friendships at The Bliss Project
  • Why it’s so important to share your story
  • The benefits of attending Bliss on your own (hint: you won’t be alone for long)
  • The importance of tribe
  • How Bliss has changed these five women’s lives
  • What you’ll feel when you first walk into The Bliss Project
  • Changing pre-existing stores and stereotypes
  • How failing comes into play
  • Accountability and deadlines
  • Struggles before and after Bliss
  • And so much more…

 

Quotes:

 

“My breakthrough happened because I showed up.” – Kelly Soto

 

“I knew I was meant for more, but didn’t believe it. But when I left Bliss, I believed it.” – Kelly Soto

 

“Leave what’s familiar and go into what’s not, because that’s where the gifts are – that’s where the beauty is.” – Marlo Ellis

 

“Bliss is like rolling out the red carpet for your soul.” – Marlo Ellis

 

“I can create my world.” – Jordan Candelaria

 

“Remember your happiness.” – Jordan Candelaria

 

“Every single person that you talked to was going through the same things.” – Mandy Demetsky

 

“Bliss is 2.5 days in the biggest, warmest, most welcoming hug.” – Mandy Demetsky

 

“What sets Bliss apart is that you have hundreds of epic soul sisters who are going to check in with you, have your back and help hold you accountable.” – Steph Gold

 

“It’s impossible to stay stuck with hundreds of women who support you.” – Steph Gold

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Resources:

The Bliss Project 2018

March 2-4, 2018 • Newport Beach, CA

TheBlissProject.info

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

Sep 28, 2017

 

Up until very recently, I felt like I had a handle on facing my fears and getting comfortable with being uncomfortable, but I’ve come to realize that I haven’t even scratched the surface!

 

This weekend, I’m speaking at an event (THRIVE), and while I’m speaking to like-minded people, it’s not my usual audience. It’s got me stepping outside of my comfort zone and feeling all sorts of butterflies. It’s super beautiful and exciting but scary – all at the same time.

 

This quote I posted on Instagram sums up this fear, excitement and growth that I’m feeling and who I need to become to get through it:

 

“You’ll never grow into the woman you know you’re meant to be until she’s forced to come out. It’s your job to create a life she can’t hide from.”

 

So what does this mean? It’s our job to create a life based on not our current selves, but instead our future selves. You have to do the things, go to the places and let that woman out!

 

“You will rise to the occasion when your butt is on the line.”

 

Sounds scary, I know, but that’s the point. We all have “alter egos” that only come out when called upon, but you must have faith that it will appear. If you create these places when you have so much riding on your performance your higher self will come out. And if it doesn’t happen the way you think and you fall flat on your face…GOOD! You didn’t die, your learned from it and you know how to change it for next time.

 

“I’d rather be failing left and right and feeling alive and growing as a human being than walking around bored and half dead.”

 

There is no magic potion. We are ALL created the same, some just have more faith that things will work out and their higher self won’t let them down.

 

“Choose and create things that you have to show up for bigger than you ever have before.”

Stop waiting and create those places and situations where your higher self can come alive! It will scare the crap out of you, but that’s when you know you’re living a life of purpose and fulfillment. 

 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

 

  • Why you must get uncomfortable to grow
  • Steps that will help you step into your higher self
  • How we all have alter egos that come out when you need to level up

 

Resources:

THRIVE Event

 

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

Sep 25, 2017

I am so excited for you to hear my conversation with successful serial entrepreneur, Mike Zeller. From real estate and men’s fashion to digital marketing and sustainable home goods, he’s committed to serving others (in a variety of businesses) and sharing the shifts he makes along the way.

 

Always an ambitious person, Mike used to once run himself ragged to the point of near burnout. However, throughout his experiences, he came to realize that taking time off from the “hustle” is needed and now actually increases his fulfillment levels in both business and his quality of life. If you’re looking to kick up the fulfillment levels in your life, I highly recommend tuning in to hear Mike’s valuable insights and knowledge bombs.

 

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Questions Asked in This Episode:

  • What are you reading right now?
  • What made you read The Secret again?
  • What did you notice to make you improve your self-awareness?
  • What is bringing you the most life out of things right now?
  • How do you know when you need to recharge and how does it feel?
  • How do you start to avoid the desire and addiction of your phone?
  • What is one of the hardest things you’ve had to walk away from in order to become the person you are now?
  • Why do you use the words “life” and “death” throughout your course?
  • How do you help people find what they’re good at?
  • What is your favorite part of your course?
  • What does a fulfilled life mean to you? For other people?
  • What would you tell people who say they are stuck?

 

In This Episode We Talk about:

  • Where Mike’s entrepreneurial path has taken him so far
  • The differences between a business operator and a business owner
  • Mike’s new course, Entrepreneur’s Roadmap to Freedom
  • How Mike and his team use storyboarding
  • How to create energy restoration (and why you need it)
  • Being in a state of flow and tips to create it
  • The importance of finding your rhythm, which includes taking time off
  • The gift of presence
  • The benefits of taking personality tests (DIS Profile, Strength Finder and Myers Briggs)
  • Letting go of limiting beliefs
  • Living a fulfilling life both in business and your quality of life
  • And so much more…

 

Quotes:

 

“The best idea doesn’t always win.”

 

“I create businesses that enrich the world and make it a better place.”

 

“You should be able to increase your business but also increase your freedom and your quality of life.”

 

“It’s not as much about time management as it is energy management.”

 

“If you choose a job for comfort and convenience, you’re sacrificing your soul.”

 

“I’m responsible for creating the opportunity for fulfillment.”

 

“I’m not here for intellectual entertainment. I’m here to make a difference.”

 

“Quit hiding in the shadows, step into your greatness and love and serve at an extraordinary level.”

 

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Mike Zeller is a socially minded entrepreneur currently based in Nashville. Philosophically, Mike believes that business exists first to serve the world and make it a better place. Profit is secondary but necessary for sustainability.

 

He has launched and developed 9 businesses in 5 different industries, bringing in more than 100 million in total sales revenue and he once was a hand model. He enrolled himself under the mentorship of world-renowned leaders such as Tony Robbin, Peter Diamandis, Jay Abraham and many others. Mike inspires people to invest in themselves and big ideas and coaches and mentors them through his mastermind and with his online course. To learn more about Mike visit mikezeller.com or email him at mike@mikezeller.com

 

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Resources:

MikeZeller.com

Course: Entrepreneur’s Roadmap to Freedom

Visit MikeZeller.com for more information

Mastermind group (by application): Visit MikeZeller.com and go to the Rising Stars Mastermind tab or go to RisingStarsMastermind.com

Books referenced:

Four-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss http://a.co/fsOj7tY

Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz http://a.co/ejjeo5q

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The Bliss Project 2018

TheBlissProject.info

 

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

Sep 21, 2017

 

This past week, I’ve been feeling the importance of my tribe on a whole new level. If you listened to my podcast with Mastin Kipp last week, you’ll understand what I mean when I say, “With every new level there’s a new devil.” This could not be more true!

 

With my recent 14-Day Challenge wrapping up at the beginning of this week, I had a few instances come up that reminded me of the fact that the more challenges I do and the more people who join my tribe, the more diverse group of people I’m going to attract. And guess what? Even those these people are a part of my larger tribe, we all have different backgrounds and I’m not going to please everyone. It’s also a given that we’re not always going to understand one another.

 

It seems so simple when you write it out like that, but I didn’t get there as easily. As a verbal processor, I depended on the support of my own personal tribe to get me there. This is a group of people who I’ve collected over time and who I know hold space for me when I need it. And let’s just say I sent out the Bat Signal for them this week!

 

“Your tribe gives you feedback, but they’re also there just to hear you.”

 

Feedback is always welcome, however sometimes it doesn’t help. This is why all relationships must be two-sided. There must be agreements in place and space held for the other party to process as well.

 

“We have to create boundaries and we have to set clear ideas of what the relationship is.”  

 

This is, of course, different for every relationship and that is why you must communicate or one person may turn resentful. For me personally, I have a variety of tribe members. There are those that allow me to process, hold me accountable, support me, strategize, execute and celebrate. These lines do blend every now and then, but at the end of the day, I know who I can go to when I need it.

 

So out of the above categories, which would help you the most right now? And which is the easiest to implement? If you’re having trouble choosing one, you must work on focusing your attention to that.

 

“If you haven’t found what you want yet, it’s simply because you haven’t applied focus consistently.”

 

I know this is hard to hear, but as a person who has (and still can) struggle with this, I know it will change your life and help you tackle each new challenge that comes your way.

 

 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

 

  • That challenges never go away, they just change
  • Why finding a variety of people is so crucial in building your tribe
  • How you can set and practice fierce boundaries with your tribe

 

 

Resources:

The Bliss Project 2018

Theblissproject.info

 

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

Sep 18, 2017

As a long-time follower of Mastin Kipp’s work, I am beyond thrilled to share our conversation with you. Not only does he talk about his journey (business and spiritual) up to this point, but he also touches on how his purpose seemed to evade him until recently and how he turned that experience into his new book, Claim Your Power. I’m currently reading it and it’s so amazing that he offers a practical step-by-step process to help you find your purpose, bring it to life and get out of your own way.

 

I love that Mastin is so transparent when it comes to his journey and I’m honored that he shares what he’s learned and experienced firsthand. There are so many powerful takeaways that can help you return to your natural state of happiness. If you’re willing and ready to work on finding your purpose this podcast is a must listen.

 

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Questions Asked in This Episode:

  • What are people focusing on when they say they’re stuck?
  • What is one of your toughest blocks you’ve had to leave behind and one that you’re currently working on?
  • What does “doing the work” look for you?
  • What does it mean to have purpose-deficit disorder?
  • What’s the difference between the Head Model vs. the Heart Model?
  • What do you do when fear comes to visit you?
  • How do you plan your self-care?
  • Do you ever use pain as a motivator?
  • How do you balance your hard work and personal life?

 

In This Episode We Talk about:

  • The evolution of Mastin’s life and career and when he discovered his purpose
  • Mastin’s new book, Claim Your Power and who it will be most impactful for
  • Why unresolved emotional trauma could be holding you back
  • Getting to the root cause of what’s keeping you stuck
  • Functional therapy
  • The importance of returning to your “natural state”
  • The difference between low-level and high-level coping
  • Feelings in the body and what you’re experiencing emotionally
  • The power in choosing what things mean to you
  • How do you plan your self-care?
  • Planning moments of intensity and relaxation
  • And so much more…

 

Quotes:

 

“Make your nervous system your ally instead of your enemy.”

 

“Live in preparedness.”

 

“The breakthrough – or a-ha moment – is when the work begins.”

 

“The emotional state of the body is what produces the thoughts in the first place.”

 

“When you change the emotional state, you don’t have to worry about changing your thinking. When you feel good, you think good thoughts.”

 

“Chemical solutions can’t solve a spiritual problem.”

 

“Between stimulus and response is a choice – and that’s where your power is.”

 

“The more direct languaging you can use, the more emotional response is produced.”

 

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Mastin Kipp is an American entrepreneur, best-selling author, and renowned public speaker. Mastin is the creator of Functional Life Coaching™, an innovative, unique and accelerated approach to creating lasting personal and business change.

 

Mastin is recognized by coaching industry contemporaries and luminaries like Oprah Winfrey, Tony Robbins, Arianna Huffington, Caroline Myss, Marianne Williamson, Dr. Aviva Romm, M.D. (Yale Integrative Medicine) and Georgetown Professor Cal Newport as a thought leader in accelerated life transformations and personal development.

 

Mastin’s company, under his own name, is a successful international personal development company that helps people create rapid change, discover and connect to their life’s purpose, and live their lives to their fullest potential.

 

Mastin’s methodology, Functional Life Coaching™, differs from his peers and predecessors in that it focuses not just on rapid behavioral change, but uses a systems approach to efficiently identify and dissolve the root cause that is impeding optimal human progress and success.

 

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Resources:

 

Mastin’s New Book: Claim Your Power

 

Get your copy (and bonuses) by visiting:

ClaimYourPowerBook.com

 

mastinkipp.com

IG: @mastinkipp

FB: facebook.com/mastinkipp

 

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The Bliss Project 2018

TheBlissProject.info

 

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

Sep 14, 2017

 

Today’s quickie is all about the word (and thing) justification. I once was a pro at justifying why I was the way I was (fearful, anxious etc.). I spent SO much time, energy and efforts on the excuses as to why I couldn’t do x-y-z when I could have been investing my time into my dreams!

So let’s try a little exercise… Let’s replace the word justification with excuses. Let’s call out those excuses and see them for what they truly are – false glass ceilings – because that’s all they really are no matter what you might think.

 

“Human beings can do whatever we believe we can do.”

 

So look for the justifications/excuses in your life right now and write them down.

 

“If your thoughts are going toward your justifications and excuses, you’re actually living for them.”

 

So which is it for you? Are you living to keep your dreams alive or are you choosing to fan the flames that keep the fires of justification and excuses burning? Take a deep look and discover what you’re really living for. Hint: If your time is spent making excuses and justifying, you’re never going to give the power to your presence to be able to move forward into your dreams.

 

“Give the power to your presence.”

 

Your family, friends and the world need your gift right NOW. Of course there will always be a dose of fear that comes along with it, but embrace it knowing that it feels a whole lot better than never stepping into your full potential.

 

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • Why justifying and making excuses are holding you back from your dreams
  • How to call out your excuses
  • About the importance of breathing life into your dreams instead of your excuses

 

Resources:

The Bliss Project 2018

Theblissproject.info

 

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

Sep 11, 2017

EYH – Ep. 165 – Danika Brysha – Surrender your way to success and become a magnet for your dreams

 

Today’s guest, Model Meals Founder and CEO, Danika Brysha, may look a little familiar to some of you as she’s been a part of several campaigns as a plus-size/curve model for big names such as Target and Old Navy. While she has a successful modeling career now, it was winding road to get there.

 

From a young age, Danika continually struggled to feel that she was enough when it came to her body. Growing up in the era of the size double-zero, she focused on her weight for more than a decade of her life. This fixation eventually reached its breaking point when it led to bulimia and dental issues.

 

Wanting to take care of her body better, Danika stopped throwing up but turned to drugs to keep the weight at bay. This went on for quite some time until she graduated college in the television industry and had had it with her body image struggle. She let go and let herself settle into where her body naturally fell (about a size 12/14). She was soon approached by an agent who suggested that she get into plus-size modeling. After signing with an agency and moving out to New York, her modeling career took off, but she soon hit another snag.

 

Wanting to start off the New Year (a new career and move, too) renewed, she tried the Whole30 meal plan. She was blown away by her results and not only did she lose 15 pounds, but she was amazed at how much clarity she had and how amazing she felt. Her plus-size modelings clients didn’t agree and she started to lose modeling gigs. As a way to earn money, Danika offered to help people in New York City eat cleaner by making meals for them. This side-business went well, but she still wasn’t able to make ends meet.

 

It wasn’t long before Danika moved back to California where she grew up and moved into her parents’ garage. This was a serendipitous moment, however as it led to the eventual launch pf Model Meals with a friend and Danika has since signed with a new modeling agency.

 

Danika’s journey of self-love is one of several ups and downs, but instead of fighting against them she’s learned to surrender and use her own feelings as a guide through them. Her story is so relatable and there’s something that everyone can take away from it. I hope you enjoy our conversation as much I did.

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Questions Asked in This Episode:

  • How did you get your start with modeling and eventually Model Meals?
  • Was there a defining moment when you decided to stop fighting with yourself about your body?
  • Is there something you do now or tap into when you’re feeling stressed?
  • What did you feel like when you did your first Whole30?
  • If you don’t eat well, do you find that it affects how you feel and work?
  • What does your meditation practice look like?
  • What is a future bio?
  • What is the book you’re writing about?
  • What does it look like for you to surrender?
  • What has been the most challenging thing that you’ve had to walk away from in order to become who you are?
  • And many more.

 

In This Episode We Talk about:

  • Danika’s journey with her weight and finally feeling enough just the way she is
  • Why food isn’t the problem rather our addiction to it
  • The power of changing what you eat – for your body and brain
  • The importance of knowing where your food is sourced from
  • The power of manifestation
  • Why we must surrender and let go for self-growth
  • The importance of acknowledging and processing our feelings
  • The therapeutic benefits of writing
  • And so much more…

 

Quotes:

 

“I get to do what I love every day and that’s all that matters.”

 

“Food wasn’t the problem. It was that I used it as my drug.”

 

“We get so used to eating our normal diet that we never know there’s an alternative.”

 

“It’s selfish if we don’t do the self-work to tune in and figure out what our gift is.”

 

“The way to manifest your life is to feel the feelings first and the physical catches up.”

 

“A series of great days equals a great life.”

 

“Trust your feelings, not your surroundings.”

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Danika Brysha is an IMG Curve Model and the founder and CEO of Model Meals, a healthy meal delivery business. With a passion for personal growth and positive transformation, Danika sees food as the most valuable medicine available, and as an essential tool in fueling the body, mind, and soul, to build our best possible life.  After nearly two decades of disordered eating, Danika used nutritious food, mindfulness, and an essential daily self-care routine, to heal herself and to build the business and life of her dreams. Danika helps others to do the same by providing resources like Model Meals that make a healthy diet easy and accessible, and through the sharing of knowledge and experience provided in her coaching practice, retreats, digital media, and more. Danika also uses her platform as a curve model to help women rethink the traditional notion that beauty has only one shape and size. 

 

 

Resources:

 

modelmeals.com

Use code EARNYOURHAPPY and new clients will receive $25 off on their first order. There is an order minimum of $40. The discount applies to all “meals,” but not the add-ons.

 

IG: @modelmeals

FB: facebook.com/modelmeals

 

 

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

Sep 7, 2017

How many of you scroll through social media more often than you’d like to admit? Hand raised here! But check this out… My friend, Michael Zeller, just informed me the other day that when you’re distracted from a task, it takes 13 minutes for your mind to get back on track. So just think, if you’re sidetracked even four times a day, that’s a WHOLE hour of floundering trying to get back on track. This is why we must…

“Get fierce with eliminating distractions.”

These days our thoughts and social media are the winners when it comes to time-wasting. Now don’t get me wrong, I don’t think it’s always bad to spend time on social media, but it is when all you’re doing is comparing or numbing out. For instance, are you really just checking in on Jane, or do you immediately start comparing her life to yours when you look at her pictures? If the latter sounds familiar, I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone, and you CAN stop comparing yourself to others, But first, you have to beat the addiction to comparison (and the other common addictions such as judgment, blame and numbing out). Below is a chart of the common saboteurs and alternative practices you can implement to help rid yourself of those addictions and keep your happiness and productivity high!

“You are NOT stuck with who you think you are right now. Don’t believe everything you think – it’s probably not even your through.”

Recognize your honest truth (as hard and uncomfortable as that may be) and CHOOSE to see things differently and choose better thoughts.

“Your life will manifest around the things you think the most.”

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • How comparison, judgment, blame and numbing out are keeping you from doing what you want to do
  • Tips to replace the above practices
  • Why happiness is your TOP priority

Resources:

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

Sep 4, 2017

I am so excited to have my husband, Chris, on again! We’ve been asked a lot of questions such as: how do we work together day in and day out? How do we live our lives and what makes us happy? These conversations are so much fun for us and we love sharing the highs and lows of our lives so far.

As you’ll soon realize, while we have our “dream” lives now, it didn’t start out that way. Let’s just say I didn’t even want to give Chris the time of day when we first met! We obviously worked things out there, but be sure to listen in as we share some of our other ups, downs and lesson-learning moments in our lives.

This episode is jam-packed with information about the fundamentals of our success and happiness (and so much in between) and we hope you’re able to leave with some helpful takeaways. Please feel free to let us know what other questions you have for us! We look forward to continuing our conversation on another future episode. Happy listening! --

In This Episode We Talk about:

• Where Chris and Lori started from and what their daily routine is

• Working through times of unfulfillment

• If there’s a right time to call your partner out when you know they have a larger calling they’re not doing anything about

• How small decisions are HUGE in the long run

• Why it’s so important to be open and connect with more people

• How to deal with people who are cutting you down or holding you back

• The definition of positive propaganda and why you need it to support your goals

• The benefits of having a healthy habits routine

• How Chris and Lori incorporate meditation and visualization into their daily lives

• How to effectively communicate with your spouse or partner

• Why it’s so important to find self-development activities that you enjoy

• What to do if your spouse/partner isn’t into self-development

• And so much more…

Quotes:

“Be more open and less attached than you are to the things you’re so attached to.”

“Find positive propaganda to support where you want to go and to reinforce your beliefs.”

“Even if it doesn’t feel like it, the timing is perfect.”

“You will always find what you’re looking for.”

“We are constantly chipping away at the things that will make us happy and productive in the long run – even when we don’t feel like it.”

“Our routine-driven life has absolutely 10x’d all areas of our lives.”

“I’m happier, healthier, wealthier and more fit than I was yesterday.”

“By taking inventory of all the good stuff in my life, I’m dictating the thoughts that will dictate my day instead of letting my day dictate my thoughts.”

“If you’re not doing self-development in a modality that you like, then you absolutely won’t do it.”

“You set the pace for your relationship.”

“You are responsible for your own happiness.”

“Find joy in the journey.”

“Find your happiness in the pursuit every day.” --

“Find your happiness in the pursuit every day.”

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Resources:

  • Previous episodes with Chris:
    • Ep. 93 – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/93-six-steps-we-take-to-achieve-our-goals-my-husband/id1087926635?i=1000379426412&mt=2
    • Ep. 100 – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/100-relationship-business-q-my-husband-chris-harder/id1087926635?i=1000380293825&mt=2
    • Ep. 128 – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/128-broke-mindset-to-mulit-millionaire-mindset-chris/id1087926635?i=1000384953178&mt=2
  • For the Love of Money podcast with Chris Harder: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/for-love-money-podcast-business-philanthropy-entrepreneur/id1215523596?mt=2
  • FortheLoveofMoney.com
  • IG: @chriswharder
  • FB: facebook.com/chriswharder
  • The Bliss Project
  • Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Ecker

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

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.

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