Girl Tries Life Podcast
Authenticity in Politics and Life with Janis Irwin

Authenticity in Politics and Life with Janis Irwin

August 6, 2020

Toady on the podcast we're joined by MLA for Edmonton Highlands-Norwood, Janis Irwin. Janis shares her vision for women and LGBTQ2S+ issues in Alberta, navigating politics, managing the stress of this type of position, how we can raise the quality of the conversation and most importantly how to be yourself authentically both in politics and in life. 

 

For full show notes go to http://girltrieslife.com/podcast 

The Importance of an Evening Routine

The Importance of an Evening Routine

July 30, 2020

In preparation for August and our new habit for the Stress Less Habits Challenge, I wanted to talk about how we develop an evening routine that helps us stress less, sleep better and increase your energy. 

 

Join the Stress Less Habits Challenge at http://stresslesshabits.com

 

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Sparking Joy Through Your Space with Helen Youn

Sparking Joy Through Your Space with Helen Youn

July 23, 2020

Today on the podcast I'm joined by KonMari Consultant and all around joy-sparker, Helen Youn. Helen shares the correlation between your space and stress, the small habits you can implement to start decluttering, how she got into it in the first place, how we can stay on top of things in our busy lives and her experience with Grave's disease. 

 

To join the Stress Less Habits Challenge go to http://stresslesshabits.com 

What Are Your Kill Joys?

What Are Your Kill Joys?

July 16, 2020

As we settle into the Stress Less Habits challenge, we're creating moments of joy, but it's just as important to realize what KILLS your joy and how you can alter, remove or decrease their impact on your day-to-day life. 

Join the Stress Less Habits Challenge at http://stresslesshabits.com

Changing Course to a Sweet Direction with Deidre Lotecki

Changing Course to a Sweet Direction with Deidre Lotecki

July 9, 2020

Today on the podcast we're joined by the owner of Sweet Relief Pastries, Deidre Lotecki. She shares with us her journey to the sweet things in life, training with the CIA, our shared experience of meeting our partners in the hotel industry, and how her business is pivoting during the pandemic. 

Join the Stress Less Habits Challenge at http://stresslesshabits.com 

The Four Keys to Lasting Habit Change

The Four Keys to Lasting Habit Change

July 1, 2020

Today we are launching the Stress Less Habits Challenge, so I want to share with you how we actually make habits stick. According to James Clear, the author of Atomic Habits, there are four key principles you need in place, otherwise making or breaking habits will be unbelievably difficult. 

It's not too late to join the challenge, you can join at any time, at http://stresslesshabits.com 

 

 

Thriving as an Artist with Kelsey Merkeley

Thriving as an Artist with Kelsey Merkeley

June 25, 2020

In today's interview I'm joined by my friend and former coworker, Kelsey Merkeley. Kelsey is an insanely talented artist and goldsmith, makes the most beautiful jewelry, is strategic beyond compare and travels the world to hone her craft. We talk about what it was like growing up in small town BC, what apprenticeship looks like in the world of jewelry, balancing her artistic work and the nonprofit sector, and what she learned from her time in Italy working with world renowned goldsmiths. 

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For full show notes go to http://girltrieslife.com/podcast 

Creative Solutions and Doctors Without Borders with Cassandra Arnold

Creative Solutions and Doctors Without Borders with Cassandra Arnold

June 18, 2020

Cassandra Arnold has lived a truly fascinating life. At 34 years old with a young son, she decided she was going to go into medicine. The end goal? To become a doctor with Doctors Without Borders. After many years of working in emerg, working across Africa, retiring and moving to Canada, Cassandra has captured her experiences in books and in her artwork. 

We talk about taking on a challenge like medicine as a single parent, the resilience required to work in hard hit countries, how doctors have been expecting a pandemic for quite some time and how we need to be more creative in our problem solving (in all areas of life).

For full show notes go to http://girltrieslife.com/podcast 

Work Life Flow with Shanika Abeysinghe

Work Life Flow with Shanika Abeysinghe

June 12, 2020

Today on the podcast I'm joined by my fellow mastermind member and co-founder of Bessie Box, Shanika Abeysinghe. Shanika is startup savvy and a communications expert. She also shares my experience of massive burnout. We talk about what it takes to be resilient, work life flow instead of that elusive 'balance', how to keep healthy while growing a business, communicating during COVID and more. 

For full show notes go to http://girltrieslife.com/podcast

The Good Reason We Self-Sabotage… and How to Change It

The Good Reason We Self-Sabotage… and How to Change It

June 4, 2020

Today on the podcast we're talking about all the good reasons for not getting what we want. We all know what we could be doing, 'should' be doing, need to be doing, or the action we'd like to take... but we often get in our own way. We're going to talk about why that is and HOW TO CHANGE IT!

To take part in Cohort 3 of Don't Just Survive - Thrive: Building Resilience During COVID-19 email me.