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Seven Plates Spinning
18 minutes | 8 days ago
Love is in the air! Let’s talk about maintaining healthy relationships
The connections we form with others can be a source of strength, comfort, courage and joy. Particularly during challenging times, it’s important to maintain relationships that help to lift you up, and avoid those that are hurtful or draining. In this episode, Liz takes a closer look at what it takes to build and nurture healthy relationships with your friends, your spouse, and (perhaps most importantly!) yourself. Learn why maintaining true connections with others begins with having a solid connection with yourself, and get tips form a relationship dynamics expert on how to keep all of your relationships on track.Kristine Steinberg: https://thisiskismet.com/ The Gottman Institute: https://www.gottman.com/ Esther Perel: https://www.estherperel.com/ Deborah Tannen: http://www.deborahtannen.com/youre-the-only-one-i-can-tell
22 minutes | 21 days ago
Curious about medical grade skincare and cosmetic procedures? Me too!
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that there were over 18 million cosmetic procedures in the US in 2019, and 92% of those procedures were done on women. Maybe you’ve always thought of yourself as someone who’d would never get cosmetic surgery. But, if you’re like Liz, maybe you’re also a little curious about ways hold on to your youthful glow with each passing year. In this episode, Liz talks with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Nia Banks about everything from the basics of sun protection and moisturizing, to medical grade skincare and cosmetic surgery. Think of it as aging gracefully, with a little help!Art of Balance Spa: https://www.artofbalancespa.com/
24 minutes | a month ago
Feeling overwhelmed? If you're a Gen X woman, you’re not alone.
Gen X women were raised being told we could “have it all.” So why are so many of us feeling perpetually exhausted and generally overwhelmed by the demands of day-to-day life? In her timely New York Times bestseller Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis, author Ada Calhoun speaks with women across America about their personal experiences and explores the unique circumstances that have caused a crisis for many middle-aged women. Her refreshingly candid and witty examination of the challenges we’re facing is a must read for Gen X women.https://www.adacalhoun.com/
23 minutes | 2 months ago
Use these 7 lessons from 2020 to start this year off right
There are many things from 2020 that we’d all love to leave in the past and never revisit. But happily, there are lots of learnings from Seven Plates Spinning that we can carry with us into 2021 to help start the year off right. Check out Liz’s top seven lessons learned from the podcast last year, and get a sneak preview of her conversation with New York Times bestselling author Ada Calhoun about her book Why We Can’t Sleep.
23 minutes | 2 months ago
What we all need to know about perimenopause
The path towards menopause can start as early as your mid-30s. The symptoms can be confusing, embarrassing, and even painful. So why does no one talk about perimenopause? It’s time to demystify one of the least talked about major health transitions in a woman’s life. Pelvic health expert Dr. Samantha DuFlo joins Liz for a candid conversation about how women’s bodies change in their 30’s and 40’s. Learn what to expect and get tips for making the transition easier. Indigo Physical Therapy: https://www.indigophysio.com/ and on Instagram @indigophysio
17 minutes | 2 months ago
Think “precrastination” beats procrastination? Think again.
We’ve all been warned against putting things off until the last minute. So you might think that “precrastination” – completing a task sooner than it needs to be done – is a better bet. But, it’s not that simple! Liz talks to a Washington State University Professor of Psychology Lisa Fournier about her research around precrastination to unpack which approach will actually make you more productive at work and at home.
20 minutes | 3 months ago
Meet a skincare innovator who wants you to go wild
Entrepreneur Sally Kim talks about her unconventional career path, how she strives for balance, and why she’s pushing to make the beauty industry more inclusive. We Are Wild: https://wearewild.us/
22 minutes | 3 months ago
Set healthy boundaries to stay sane this holiday season
Executive Coach Kristine Steinberg joins Liz to talk about the importance of boundary setting in your professional and personal life. You’ll learn why having healthy boundaries is particularly important right now and how to get started if you’re someone who struggles to say no. Kristine Steinberg: http://www.kismet-consulting.com/
21 minutes | 3 months ago
The Life-Changing Power of Living By a 24-Hour Clock
“Corporate Hippie” Justine Fedak talks about confronting challenges and the life-changing power of choosing to live by a 24 hour clock. Justine Fedak: https://justinefedak.com/
15 minutes | 3 months ago
Clean Out and Organize Your Closet Like a Pro
Is your closet in need of a cleanout but you’re not sure how to get started? Wardrobe stylist Vanessa Valiente coaches you through how to sort through the items in your closet, determine when it’s time to let something go, and keep what’s left behind organized… like a pro. If you are an organization freak like Liz who thinks color coding the clothes in your closet is a winning strategy, prepare to have your mind blown! Links:Vanessa Valiente: https://vanessavaliente.com/ V-Style Blog: https://vstyleblog.com/ Ashley Ingraham, Home Perspective: https://www.homeperspectivellc.com/ Lindsey Renovales, Empower Your Spaces: https://www.empoweryourspaces.com/
4 minutes | 4 months ago
Is it just me... Or is this week exhausting?!
We've made it through election day but we're still in the thick of election week. And the stress isn't letting up! So, instead of a full episode, Liz is sharing a short Seven Plates Spinning message to help you get through the week. Hang in there everyone!
18 minutes | 4 months ago
Find Fulfillment by Living a Startup Life (Part 2)
Liz reconnects with Dr. Anna Akbari, sociologist, speaker, and author of Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way To Happiness for part two of their conversation about using lessons from startup companies to put yourself on the path towards a more fulfilling life. Think the secret to a happy life is staying positive and upbeat all the time? Think again. Anna shares learnings from her research on happiness that may surprise you, and is sure to inspire you.Links:Anna Akbari: http://www.annaakbari.com/ Duo Lingo: https://www.duolingo.com/ Jeni’s Ice cream: https://jenis.com/
16 minutes | 4 months ago
Want to be Happier? Try Living Like a Startup (Part 1)
Liz talks to Dr. Anna Akbari, a sociologist, speaker, and author of Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way To Happiness, about strategies for boosting your happiness and success by living life like a Silicon Valley startup. Be inspired by Anna’s no nonsense advice for breaking out of your comfort zone, taking risks, and using failure to your advantage. Anna Akbari: http://www.annaakbari.com/
21 minutes | 4 months ago
Banish Lockdown Overload with these Self-Care Tips
Welcome to Seven Plates Spinning! In this first episode of the podcast we’re talking about how to keep your calm and practice self-care during the pandemic lockdown. Liz talks to women across the country who share their tips for staying sane and setting boundaries during these unprecedented times. And she gets expert advice from therapist Heather Grosso who gets real about relationship strains during lockdown and offers guidance for maintaining perspective when you’re feeling overwhelmed. Heather Grosso: http://www.heathergrosso.com/
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