Alchemy & Action (formerly Wellpreneur): Nature-based Personal Growth for High-Achieving Women podcast

Alchemy & Action (formerly Wellpreneur): Nature-based Personal Growth for High-Achieving Women

Amanda Cook, Author, Entrepreneur & Alchemist

What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you. Learn more at AmandaCook.me.

252 Episódios

  • Alchemy & Action (formerly Wellpreneur): Nature-based Personal Growth for High-Achieving Women podcast

    Rituals vs. Routines {253}

    10:42

    We know that routines and habits are really effective - but they sound really dry and practical. They work, but they're certainly not inspiring. What if we reframe some of our daily actions as rituals? A ritual is an action we do repeatedly - but it's infused with meaning (and a bit of magic!) In this episode we'll look at some of the ways you might choose to switch some of your routines to rituals, and how that could bring more mindfulness, meaning and presence to your everyday.What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meThis episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Copyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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    Cycles and Seasons in Life and Work {252}

    12:38

    What if we could accept that we didn't have to perform at peak everyday? What if we could align with the natural seasons and cycles in the world and our life, to make everything feel more easy and flowing? In this episode, we look at the natural cycles and seasons that affect our life and work. The seasons of the year, the wheel of the year, the moon cycle, menstrual cycle, and also life seasons and phases, such as maiden, mother, crone. Discover what seasons and cycles are in your life right now and what that might mean for you.What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meThis episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Copyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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    The Energy of Autumn {251}

    11:49

    Each season has it's own natural energies. I've found that if I align with the energy happening that season, life and work feel easier. So this week let's dig into the energies of autumn. We'll look at the four main energies of the season and what they mean for your life and work. If you'd like to go deeper into connecting with autumn, nature around you and living in sync with the seasons, check out our membership: The Seasonal Journey. Learn more at amandacook.me/tsjWhat if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meThis episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Copyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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    The Wheel of the Year {250}

    21:43

    Connecting with the natural seasonal cycle where you live is the fundamental practice in my work. In this episode, you'll learn about the Wheel of the Year and begin noticing how the season shows up in your place. We'll explore how living in tune with the natural cycles is something already part of you as a human - it's not so much learning as remembering. Connect to this ancient way of knowing and noticing, something that our ancestors would have done as a regular part of life but we've just forgotten. Use this simple practice to become more mindful, present and connected with nature.What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meThis episode originally aired on Alchemy & Action.Copyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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    START HERE: what this podcast is about (and welcome back!) {249}

    15:48

    The Wellpreneur Podcast is back with a new season, a new name (Alchemy & Action), and a new focus: nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. In this special relaunch episode, your host Amanda Cook shares the changes happening to the podcast, and why this new season is so important. She also digs into our new focus: personal growth to help you become your true self. Based on nature, and infused with magic (we'll infuse mindfulness, living & working in sync with the seasons, plants, herbal medicine, and more.). For high-achieving women (which is a growth mindset, naturally wanting to do more, change and evolve - as we'll see this is a blessing and a burden!) Tune in to discover what's in store for this season of the podcast!What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meThis episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Copyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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    From Amanda: My Winding Business Journey, an Update May 2021 {248}

    36:29

    This is a personal episode about Amanda's business journey from 2011 through today. You may have noticed a lot of changes in the past year, and now I'm ready to share the behind-the-scenes of what's going on!This episode is my personal business journey, where I'll share lessons learned along the way. You might recognize yourself in some of the moments. Long-time listeners will especially enjoy this - the behind-the-scenes of what was happening during some of those years!If you're new to the podcast, and you're specifically looking for wellness business marketing advice, I suggest starting with any of our other 200+ episodes especially about that topic! I recorded this on the day of release, and didn't want to wait for audio editing so I did it myself (eek), so please forgive any lesser quality than usual :)Get updates & experience 5 days to align your life at work here:https://amandacook.me/realignAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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    Should I Start a Facebook Group for my Wellness Business? {247}

    11:36

    “You can’t create a successful group if you’re trying to appeal to everyone. You need to understand who your target and focus are.” Charlie Edge This week on the podcast we are talking all that you wanted to know about Facebook groups. Everybody knows they can be a fantastic marketing tool to attract and nurture the audience, and so many new Wellness entrepreneurs use them, but – is it the same for everyone?If you’re just starting and wondering if the Facebook group is the right thing for your business, stick around! We got 3 key questions you need to answer before starting a group and opening a new chapter for your Wellness business. Take your audience on the journey to know you, like, and trust you!And that’s not all! Here at Wellpreneur, we’re taking a group of new Wellness businesses through our Wellpreneur Marketing Bootcamp program, and you can find all about that in episode links. So, here we go!This episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Get the full show notes with links:https://wellpreneur.com/?p=29097Connect with Wellpreneur:Wellpreneur Facebook & InstagramWellpreneur Facebook GroupCopyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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    Managing Imposter Syndrome when starting a wellness business {246}

    21:10

     “We spend most of our lives swimming upstream, against the current. It’s not meant to be so difficult. Allow yourself to enjoy the moments when you are in the flow!” Gillian McMichaelIn this week’s episode, we have a treat for you! Our guest today is one of the UK’s top coaches – Gillian McMichael, the founder of transformational coaching practice Full Circle Global. Over the past 17 years, Gillian has created programs that helped countless people discover and embrace their purpose.Furthermore, Charlie and Gillian discuss a topic that is a big stumbling block for all new wellness entrepreneurs – Imposter Syndrome. If you are just starting your entrepreneurial journey, this can be a real challenge, as it can feel like other people in your field have more experience or content than you. Fortunately, Gillian gave such great advice for all newcomers on how to manage the ups and downs of running your own business.Tune in, and get your confidence boost!This episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Get the full show notes with links:https://wellpreneur.com/?p=29086Connect with Wellpreneur:Wellpreneur Facebook & InstagramWellpreneur Facebook GroupCopyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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    Want to work with Moms on Self-Care? {245}

    23:39

     “Take care of yourself so you can take care of your Family” Amanda CookThis week we’re revisiting one of our most listened to podcast episodes, and discuss one of the hardest target markets to crack: the Moms and their self-care. In this episode, inspired by the former Nail Your Niche challenge, Amanda exposes the threats of targeting new Moms with your Wellness business and gives you some great ideas on how to approach them.Precisely, we’re going to explore why this target market is so hard to reach and the huge cultural influences that may be sabotaging wellness entrepreneur sales. If you are developing your niche in this area, this episode is a must-listen.Tune in and master how to work with Moms, how to help them overcome the struggles with exhaustion, anxiety, poor sleep, weight problems, and stress, by encouraging them to take time for self-care.This episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Get the full show notes with links:https://wellpreneur.com/?p=29053Connect with Wellpreneur:Wellpreneur Facebook & InstagramWellpreneur Facebook GroupCopyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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    Being Your Authentic Self in Your Business with Samantha Kellgren {244}

    31:11

    “It’s OK if you don’t nail your niche at the first go. Enjoy the journey.” Samantha KellgrenIn today’s episode, Charlie chats with Samantha Kellgren, the founder of Simply Well Coaching and a certified health and mindset coach. Sam is an expert in guiding ambitious women to build healthier habits and live with less stress and more energy. More specifically, she helps Type-A women with high expectations of themselves, slow down and stop the guilt trip so they can enjoy a more relaxing life and find balance, joy and confidence.You’ll learn how to truly bring your authentic self to your business, and understand your target market better than anyone, from an experienced wellpreneur who has had an own market journey with great success. Samantha is sharing her wisdom with us, in the hope to inspire new Wellness entrepreneurs who are trying to find their niche.This episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Get the full show notes with links:https://wellpreneur.com/?p=29040Connect with Wellpreneur:Wellpreneur Facebook & InstagramWellpreneur Facebook GroupCopyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

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