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Vibrant Happy Women

VibrantHappyWomen is a twice-weekly podcast created for women looking to find themselves after getting lost in the stress of motherhood and life. If you're looking for inspiration, authenticity, and positive thinking with a splash of heart and soul, join Dr. Jen Riday as she chats with inspiring women from all walks of life, including moms, authors, self help experts & happiness gurus like Gretchen Rubin, Mastin Kipp and more. Learn how to build self love, simplify your life, feel balanced, improve your relationships and more! Each episode ends with our guest's list of favorite things and her personal thoughts on what it means to be a vibrant happy woman. Bonus: Jen's HAPPY BITS provide quick + easy tips on how you can feel happier each day.
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Feb 21, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

We all want to HAVE best friends, but what does it look like to BE a best friend? In this Happy Bit I share 5 steps to creating deeper, heart-centered friendships.

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Feb 18, 2019

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About this Episode:

Sometimes we feel so stuck in a rut or a downward spiral, that we feel like there’s no hope for happiness. In this episode my guest and best friend Kitt Rothstein shares her experience of watching me make the shift from deeply depressed and hopeless to leading the Vibrant Happy Women movement.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How to be a generous friend, especially with your time
  • The "before" and "after" version of Jen Riday
  • Why we can always have hope when life is hard
  • And much more

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Feb 14, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

Ever wish people would speak more openly about sex so you could figure out how things work for other people? In this episode I’m doing just that.

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Feb 11, 2019

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Sex can bring up feelings of shame for some women, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In this episode, brain expert Jane Ransom shares research on the brain-body components of sex, differences between men and women, the importance of mental rehearsal and playfulness, and much more.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How letting go of shame can change your entire physiological experience of sex due to your brain-body loop.
  • Why it’s important culturally that women stop shaming men for their higher sexual drive because sex is actually one of the easier means through which men expressing and experience emotion and love.
  • The secret of using playfulness to break down sexual inhibition.
  • How mental rehearsal of sex and orgasm can have a profound effect on your sexual fulfillment.
  • And much more.

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Feb 7, 2019

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From birth, each of us craves love and approval, which we often seek from outside of ourselves, particular in our love relationships. In this Happy Bit I give you a new way of thinking that will empower you to begin meeting your own needs for love and approval - in the most beautiful, gentle and sustainable way.

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Feb 4, 2019

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Sometimes we tend to approach life as if we’re on a stage, performing in ways that bring validation and approval. But what happens when we figure out how to ditch that performance and instead live completely authentically? In this episode you’ll learn exactly how it’s done and how much happiness will come when you do.

What You'll Learn: 

  • The relationship between perfectionism, depression and anxiety.
  • How to believe in your partner’s declarations of love (instead of staying stuck in “not good enough”).
  • The secret for stopping the downward spiral when life seems hard.
  • How to pay attention to your life and to yourself instead of running non-stop on the treadmill of life.
  • Making a personal vow to stop performing for others and instead be REAL.
  • And much more.

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Jan 31, 2019

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Do you notice the sparks of opportunity in your life that - if you attend to them properly - will become a nurturing and sustaining source of light and energy in your life?

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Jan 28, 2019

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How do you come back to your soul’s directions instead of listening to society, family or your partners’ suggestions? Why is it critical that we sometimes let go of the one-size-fits-all solution to happiness and allow ourselves to be “more wolf than woman”? Learn all about it in this episode!

What You'll Learn: 

  • About the emotions of weight and eating
  • How you can come back to your soul’s directions instead of cultural directions, family directions or a partner’s directions.
  • Why it’s often beneficial to let go of the rules and be more WOLF than WOMAN.
  • The importance of including more earth-focused rituals into your life so you can be more connected to the different energies that accompany the various seasons and cycles of our planet
  • Differences between feminine and masculine energy
  • A history of the experiences Western European and early American women faced in the past couple thousand years and how those experiences shaped female thinking and behavior today
  • How to “call in” the things you want and are meant to have and experience in life
  • And much more

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Jan 24, 2019

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What advice does a 5-year-old have for busy, overwhelmed moms and women? Three things + an "I love you."

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Jan 21, 2019

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Perfectionism and the “shoulds” can really cramp our happiness because they prevent  us from doing things simply for the sake of enjoyment. In this episode guest Sara Bates shares how she’s learned to approach life from an energy of curiosity and freedom instead.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How to let go of the “shoulds” and perfectionism and instead approach life from a place of non-judgmental curiosity (without an agenda or need for validation)
  • To do what you love without judgment.
  • Why you must ignore the “inner voice of the oppressor”
  • The magic of starting your morning routine at night
  • And much more

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Jan 17, 2019

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Hormones can be a topic we try to avoid... because well... HORMONES. But there's 1 hormone we really MUST focus on. Learn why in this Happy Bit.

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Jan 14, 2019

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Our hormones are behind the scenes, every day, orchestrating the dance that is our health, mood and weight. But when our hormones get out of balance, our health and energy can dramatically decline. How do you get your reboot to get your hormones in harmony so you can feel your best again? Learn how in this episode.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How to create a “Red Tent” experience to celebrate your monthly menstruation and teach the people in your life to treat you like a princess during your period.
  • The way mixtures of hormones in our bodies create our gender identity and the way we show up in our masculine and feminine energies.
  • Deborah’s story of having an intersex child and helping them navigate the gender identity process.
  • The #1 thing we should do to get our hormones back in balance.
  • And much more.

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Jan 10, 2019

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We've all heard of mindfulness, but what happens when we take it to the next level and approach our lives from an energy of reverence?

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Jan 7, 2019

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Sometimes does the the hustle and bustle of life leave you feeling like you’re missing something? Do you feel disconnected? Learn how slowing down and developing a reverence and respect for your life can help you feel connected and fulfilled.

What You'll Learn: 

  • What having reverence for your life looks like
  • How to be more comfortable in your own skin
  • How connections and “finding your tribe” can bring more meaningfulness to your life
  • How to live more intentionally rather than having life live YOU
  • How simplifying things in your life can you bring peace and centeredness
  • And much more

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Jan 3, 2019

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Variety is one of our basic human needs, according to Tony Robbins. Are you experiencing enough variety in the forms of fun, adventure and new experiences? And how does variety (or the lack thereof) contribute to your health? And how good are you REALLY willing to let yourself feel? Find out in this Happy Bit. 

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Dec 31, 2018

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Growing up with an oppressively religious father, Tarzan Kay had a difficult childhood in many ways. Thanks to a mother who led the way out of that situation, both physically and spiritually, she has lived by the mantra of ‘let it be easy’ which has empowered her to uncomplicate things and look for ways of making her life simpler.

What You'll Learn: 

  • Examples of how to ‘let it be easy’
  • How to have good relationships in spite of conflicting views
  • How to see the beauty even in difficult situations
  • Ways open communication can help in your marriage
  • And much more.

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Dec 27, 2018

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As we end the year and begin a new one, what FEELING are you going to focus on in the new year? And how can you take action to make that feeling more permanent?

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  • Organifi Greens Powder
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  • Orange Theory Fitness
  • Dragonfly Hot Yoga
  • jenriday.com/itunes

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Dec 24, 2018

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Are you living your most magical life? Do you feel empowered to do so? When you’re able do what makes you happy, stop and listen to that still small voice inside you, and be in harmony with yourself, THEN you can truly be empowered -- empowered to have a magical, beautiful life amidst the challenges that surround you.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How connecting to the divine can be empowering
  • How feeling the “god power” can help you find guidance in your life in a 1:1 way
  • How seeking answers to your life takes practice
  • How stillness, quietness and creating beauty can feed your soul
  • How mediation and self-care empower you
  • And much more

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Dec 17, 2018

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Even if you don’t remember, you dream several times each night. Your dreams have the power to help you and heal you. What are your dreams trying to tell you? How can you find out? Listen now for these answers and much more!

What You'll Learn: 

  • Some of the amazing functions of dreams
  • How understanding our dreams can helps us get better sleep
  • Why you should unwind with a bedtime routine
  • How to listen to what your dreams are trying to tell you and put what you learn into practice
  • How to increase your ability to remember your dreams in the morning
  • Plus, find out what my recurring tornado dream means!

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Dec 10, 2018

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Hurtful experiences from our past and present relationships can leave us feeling “not good enough,” which then affects all our interactions going forward. But the good news is that we can heal those hurts through practicing mindfulness and meditation. Learn how in this episode.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How to listen to your “inner observer” and detach from stressful situations
  • The secret for knowing yourself in a deeper way
  • Why decision-making is so much easier when done from your inner place of authenticity
  • How to overcome negative relationship patterns
  • And much more

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Dec 6, 2018

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One of the biggest influencers of whether your kids will grow up liking themselves (or not) is the STORY you tell yourself about them. Is your story about each of your kids an empowering story? 

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Dec 3, 2018

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How do you keep going when tragedy happens? And how do you shift from despair to joy? Lisa and Scott McGrath share their story of allowing a heart-wrenching struggle to become a major blessing in their lives.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How to make decisions when there’s no rulebook for the situation you’re going through.
  • The secret ingredient for shifting out of “I’m a horrible mom and wife” into more empowering thinking.
  • Why it’s OK to not be OK.
  • How to find joy in your family by focusing on the good.

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Nov 29, 2018

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Everyone makes mistakes. But when does your guilt cross the line into shame? Learn the difference between shame vs. guilt and how to end feelings of shame fast.

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Nov 26, 2018

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About this Episode:

We all feel shame at one time or another and it usually seems to happen when you’re not meeting someone’s expectations. While shame can make you feel worthless, you can take steps toward overcoming shame by speaking your truth in a spirit of authenticity and vulnerability.

What You'll Learn: 

  • Why shame cannot survive being spoken.
  • How being in a group of like-minded women helps with shame and feelings of self love.
  • And much more.

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Nov 21, 2018

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About this Happy Bit:

Surrender doesn't always equate with weakness or giving up. In this Happy Bit I explain why surrendering in some areas of life can bring more happiness than you've ever known.

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