In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB talk to Shonda Moralis. Shonda is a psychotherapist in private practice with over twenty years experience, specializing in stress-related disorders and women’s issues. Trained as a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher in 2006, Shonda presents workshops and keynotes in numerous settings. Her award-winning first book, Breathe, Mama, Breathe: 5-Minute Mindfulness for Busy Moms, is a Parent’s Magazine “Mom Must-Read.” She lives in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania with her husband and two kids, loves to play outside, and is perennially fascinated by what makes people tick. We talk about creating small moments of mindfulness, navigating mama guilt, self- compassion and forgiving ourselves (over and over again).
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB talk to April Gargiulo. April is the founder of Vitner's Daughter, a luxury beauty brand, that began in 2012 in Napa Valley. They talk about creating April's 'desert island' product, dive deep into our traditional definitions of beauty and what it looks and feels like heal our bodies with products that are thoughtfully created.
In this episode, Jacki and MB talk to Amber Rae. Amber is the bestselling author of Choose Wonder Over Worry: Move Beyond Fear and Doubt to Unlock Your Full Potential, the creator of the global art movement The World We Want, and a teacher and speaker on creativity, self-awareness, and personal growth. Amber believes that when we embrace and honor all of who we are — the wonder as much as the worry, the compassion as much as the shame — we build lives that are fulfilling and create work that's meaningful. We talked about how Amber cultivated space to write her dream book, how she navigates uncertainty and joy and what bliss currently means to her.
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB share about how they started their dynamic partnership and how they created their online program, 7 Weeks to Bliss. They also talk about owning our choices in our friendships and business partnerships and the importance of creating a space of education & fun & curiosity and develop a practice for bliss-filled living.
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB talk to Jana Roemer. Jana is a Yoga Nidra teacher, a Mystic, a mama who loves interweaving plants medicine and astrology into her soulful teaching. Jana also run moon circles, essential oils workshops and does natal chart readings.
This is a deeply soulful conversation about how we are all continuously navigating healing, how move through the world via our intuition and how to use the Yoga Nidra as a way to reset at the end of the day.
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB welcome us back to the airwaves. They talk about all the changes of summer and how they are navigating their lives in this moment. They talk about learning about their bodies as women, making a commitment to dive deeper into educating themselves about how to take care of our bodies naturally and celebrating how far they've come in their healing journeys.
In the Season 4 finale, Jacki and MB recap the season and jam on boundaries, balance and finding new ways to shift in the present moment. We are so very grateful for your continued listening and look forward to sitting with you next season. If you love this show, please take a few minutes and leave us a review on iTunes. We appreciate every single comment and review. We love you. Thank you.
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB interview Nicole Sciacca. Nicole is a yoga teacher, professional dancer, actress, host, personal trainer, and (most importantly) a mother to her five year-old son Beau. She is currently the Chief Yoga Officer of Playlist Yoga in West Hollywood, where she spearheads their programming and works with teachers to turn each class into the kind of unique, music-driven experiences that have earned Playlist the nickname “The SoulCycle Of Yoga.”
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB interview Bonkosi Alyssa Horn. Alyssa's (as MB loving refers to her) life has always been a series of worlds colliding. She is the daughter of a Peace Corps father from Iowa who met a village girl in Zaire. Alyssa is a small town Iowa girl at heart, with a love for big city life (currently she is living in Philadelphia with her two kiddos and husband). She has an passion for style and design and is fueled to create by a desire to be a part of something bigger. Alyssa's life is a story of discovering what it means to be an individual and embracing the unique experience she is here to share with the world.
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB interview Liz Dennery Sanders. Liz is a brand consultant, creative a director and a stylist. With 20+ years of experience in branding, marketing, public relations and influencer outreach campaigns, she is highly regarded for her ability to select the words, images and packaging that bring brands to life. She founded SheBrand at the intersection of her marketing expertise and philanthropic activities and recently wrote her book, ‘Style and Substance’ - we are honored to be featured as one of her clients in the pages of this beautifully purple book! Working with Liz was a huge turning point in our business and we are so excited to have her on the show today.
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB interview Dr. Christa Schwind. Christa has a PhD in Yoga Studies from the University of Denver and teaches South Asian and Comparative Religions at the University level. She is the founder of Wind Wellness and is a nationally recognized educator of yoga asana, history and philosophy, frequently speaking and teaching at workshops and events around the United States, my favorite workshop title she has led is on Gods and Goddesses and exploring the past and present in this conversation. She is also a powerhouse Mama of two amazing boys and a badass snowboarder.
Welcome to Season 4! In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB talk about what this season of life looks like, right now. They explore their personal explorations of motherhood - in all it's dynamic forms. MB shares about her journey with foster adoption and what practices she is leaning into now. Jacki gets curious about our ever-changing visions and meeting ourselves in the moment to get possible and shift into a new perspective. We are so excited to this season to unravel and for you to hear from our amazing lineup of powerhouse women. Thank you for being here!
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB interview Jenny Lynn Newell, our own Tribe Cultivator here at RYB. She is a radiant human with a smile for days, a fiance, resident of LA and Denver, and total plant lover. We dig into how she found Rock Your Bliss, the power of creating community and how in the hell the number 20,000 showed up on her FitBit.
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB interview Lindsay Jean Thomson of Women Catalysts. Lindsay, who was diagnosed with Stage 3C breast cancer almost a year ago, shares about her journey and what she’s learned along the way. Get ready to be really inspired by this inspiring superwoman.
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB get REAL on adult life. And even though adult like can be super challenging (Hello taxes, home repairs and changing diapers!) they love, love, love every moment of getting older. And maybe wiser?
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB interview Nicole Antoinette of Real Talk Radio and NicoleAntoinette.com. She is all truth, no bullshit and a self-proclaimed cat lady. We dig into what it means to be in self help recovery (think the books you are reading) and how to think for yourself.
In this episode of the Rock Your Bliss podcast, Jacki and MB interview Rosie Acosta of Radically Loved Radio. We dig into bliss rituals, morning routines (at 4:30am?!) and the importance of daily practice.
Welcome to the Rock Your Bliss podcast with co-hosts Jacki Carr and Mary Beth LaRue. This podcast is an interview series filled with inspirational conversation, self inquiry into how to rock your bliss and storytelling from inspiring humans all over the globe. The intention of each episode is to provide insight, tools and a new way of thinking to make shift happen in your days, weeks and perhaps even your life. Join us on this journey. We'd love to hear from you along the way.