The Self-Growth Nerds is a podcast for kind-hearted souls who want to dig deep, embrace their most courageous selves and lead a more adventurous and meaningful life. If you are eager for big questions and love a good laugh as much as a good cry, join Marie on the quest to discovering how we can create more joy and freedom every day.
8 Unpopular Thoughts On Life
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34:45As a life coach, I never tell people how to live but instead, encourage them to find what approach feels most aligned with their true selves. That being said, I do have my own guiding principles that you might resonate with and use as a way to clarify your own set of empowering beliefs and values. Remember: You’re the only expert on your own journey. 🎙️Listen to the I Am Your Korean Mom podcast📕Read the books:Unbound by Kasia UrbaniakThe Practice by Seth Godin
3 Ways to Overcome Creative Blocks
27:42Creating a Youtube channel had been one of my goals for a long time, but until recently, I kept getting stuck in confusion and overwhelm about how to get started. Now that I’ve finally gained momentum, I deconstruct the 3 obstacles I was facing and offer appropriate solutions for each of them. If there’s a creative project you’ve been procrastinating on, this is the episode for you. 👉 If you are ready to have your most daring end-of-year so far, click here to join my intensive 1:1 Coaching program THE AUDACITY.▶️ Watch my new YouTube video series "26 Weeks of Journaling Prompts for Self-Growth Nerds"🔠 The Alphabet Superset challenge by Struthless (Campbell Walker)
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Managing Anxiety Better
28:27When a part of you is feeling insecure about potential worst-case scenarios, what do you do? Do you go down an anxious spiral or do you try to shut it down and “think positive” instead? In this episode, we discuss a more compassionate way to approach powerful feelings like fear, anxiety, and depression so you can calm down the inner fight and feel more grounded and whole. 👉 If you are ready to have your most daring end-of-year so far, click here to join my intensive 1:1 Coaching program THE AUDACITY.📕Read the book: No Bad Parts by Richard C. Schwartz🔠 The Alphabet Superset challenge by Struthless (Campbell Walker)
Finding a New Path: From HR to Community Building - with Anamaria Dorgo
57:27Anamaria is an inspiring leader and community builder, who never planned on taking on that identity. But when an unexpected job offer came her way, she couldn't resist exploring the opportunity. Anamaria shares her journey of stepping outside her comfort zone and discovering her passion for building communities. From her previous role in learning and development to her current success in creating the Butter community, Anamaria's story is filled with valuable lessons in personal growth, empowerment, and the importance of embracing different visions. Find Anamaria on Twitter👉 If you are ready to have your most daring end-of-year so far, click here to join my intensive 1:1 Coaching program THE AUDACITY.
Exploring Polyamory and Compulsory Monogamy Culture - with Millie & Nick from Decolonizing Love
1:10:29Millie & Nick are educators on polyamory and how European colonization changed how we love. In this episode, we dig into the history behind our current mainstream relationship model, explore why more and more people choose to be polyamorous, deconstruct the most common misconceptions in regard to having multiple partners, and finally discuss how monogamous lovers can strengthen their connection by borrowing skills essential in polyamory.Decolonizing Love on Instagram:@decolonizinglove👉 If you are ready to have your most daring end-of-year so far, click here to join my intensive 1:1 Coaching program THE AUDACITY.
What Type of Perfectionist Are You? - Part 2
52:01After last week’s episode where we explored the 5 types of perfectionists described by Katherine Morgan Schafler in her book The Perfectionist’s Guide to Losing Control, I share the ways each of them punishes themselves and how to replace self-judgment with kindness so they can feel better about themselves daily and make more progress towards their goals.👉 If you are ready to have your most daring end-of-year, click here to join my intensive 1:1 Coaching program THE AUDACITY.Another book mentioned in this episode: Sex Outside the Lines
What Type of Perfectionist Are You? - Part 1
24:31Perfectionists are ambitious people who expect a lot out of life. This can be constructive as much as destructive. In this episode, I explore the 5 types of perfectionists described by Katherine Morgan Schafler in her book The Perfectionist’s Guide to Losing Control to help you gain awareness of the specific ways you might be holding yourself back. 👉 If you are ready to have your most daring end-of-year so far, click here to join my intensive 1:1 Coaching program THE AUDACITY.
Making time for creativity - with Nye Wright
36:25Nye Wright is a graphic novelist, husband and father who works in tech during the day and uses his commute to make art. In this episode, he tells us about why prioritizing his personal projects is essential to his mental health and gives us tips to organize our small amount of free time and be less of a perfectionist. Nye on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/welsheldorado/Nye is currently nerding about: Book: 4000 Weeks by Oliver BurkemanComic: City of Belgium by Brecht EvensTV series: The Bear (2022-)
Stepping outside the herd mentality at 67 - with Gail Keyes-Allen
49:43Gail Keyes-Allen is a coach for high-achieving female entrepreneurs and host of the (B)old Black Lady Podcast. Gail tells us about how she left her marriage and then later her stable job in a law firm to become her own boss and why she believes every woman should know how to make money without a job as a way to bring more freedom into their life. If you feel stuck in an unfulfilling job or relationship, this week’s episode is going to shake you up.Gail on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gailkeyesallen/Gail’s podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-b-old-black-lady-podcast👇What would you do if you had the AUDACITY to act on your "weird" ideas? Click here to learn more about how I can help you stop playing small and have your most daring end-of-year so far.
5 Questions to Help You Realign
17:05This episode is a potpourri of questions to help you reconnect to your core self and what matters most in your life. Listen as you go for a reflective walk, or sit with your journal and write down your answers.👉 If you are ready to do the work and create a more intentional life, click here to book a free 1:1 discovery session. People mentioned:Stephen Kinsella, Professor of Economics and Head of Department at the University of LimerickOmid Malekan, Explainer-in-Chief of Blockchain TechnologyJillian Lavender, Vedic Meditation Teacher, Author, Meditation, and Co-Founder of London MEditation Centre and New York MeditationYvonne Telford, Founder and Creative Director of Kemi TelfordSam Conniff, British Author and Founder of LivityBooks & other media:Bittersweet, by Shauna NiequistHeartstopper series and book, by Alice Oseman