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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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May 23, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

Growing up, I had ample time for being outdoors, connecting with people, and generally enjoying the simple things. In this Happy Bit I'm not only share some stories from my life on the farm, but I share how I've recently committed to re-training my brain to enjoy those simple things again.

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May 20, 2019

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About this Episode:

Life lessons learned and nuggets of wisdom are shared in this week’s episode by my mom, Wanda Johnson, a hard-working Iowan farmer that believes that a good attitude and never giving up have been her keys to success.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How living in a small town has its benefits
  • How good, hard work can bring joy and fulfillment
  • Why “sleeping on it” is sometimes just what you need to figure out a problem
  • Why listening to your own heart and not caring about what others think or do can bring contentment
  • And many more wise bits of advice!

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May 16, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

Sometimes what we want feels so easy that it just has to be "meant to be." And other times what we want never seems to happen. When that happens we have two choices.

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May 13, 2019

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About this Episode:

Are you ready for a pick me up? This vibrant, happy interview of two friends will motivate you to do what you love, to be present, and to retake responsibility for your own attitude and happiness.

What You'll Learn: 

  • That your happiness belongs to you and no one else
  • How to shift so that you act, don’t react
  • How “obstacles are detours in the right direction”
  • What dance walking is!
  • How slowing down, even for a few minutes a day, can help you refocus and be present
  • And much more

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May 9, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

Car maintenance is important, and you need special tools to keep your car functioning at peak performance. The same is true for us humans: maintaining a healthy emotional state is important, and it works best when we find the right tools to accomplish it. That's why I love EFT Tapping, because it's a tool that will help us function at peak emotional state quickly and easily. I talk about how tapping has helped me in this episode. 

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May 6, 2019

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About this Episode:

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Tapping has become a more prevalent form of therapy in recent years. It has been shown to improve the emotional pains caused grief and trauma.  It has helped people find better health and improve their relationship with money. This episode is a perfect listen for anyone interested in learning more about this tool.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How tapping allows you “to meet yourself where you are”
  • Ways to discover and remove blocks you may have about money, weight and past hurts
  • What it means to “unpack” issues and “tap them out”
  • How you can see positive results with weekly tapping in as little as 1 month
  • How to access Heather’s free video guide for beginning tappers
  • And much more!

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May 2, 2019

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Spring Cleaning for our homes can be easy, but what about for our minds? May is the perfect time to let go of our stories of resistance and struggle. Learn how it's done in this Happy Bit.

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Apr 29, 2019

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About this Episode:

Most days life is hectic. There are many responsibilities and demands on your time and energy. Everyone yearns to come home to a space that is welcoming, calming and supportive and that doesn't require more work. Find out some good tips about how investing some time organizing will result in creating this kind of environment in your home.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How to use the 4 stages of organization and why it’s important to complete them in order
  • How a lack of organization affects other parts of your life
  • Why the trickiest time to get and stay organized is in your 30s and 40s (and how to change that!)
  • What it means to stop, drop and wait
  • And much more

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Apr 25, 2019

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It can be so frustrating when others are acting in ways that are in direct conflict with our values. How do we reconcile that everyone else doesn't value what we value?

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Apr 22, 2019

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About this Episode:

Have you ever felt like you are meant for more? That there’s more to your life that you haven’t discovered yet? That you have more to do or give but you are just… stuck? Get ready to be touched and inspired by my guest and friend Donna Simkin who has opened her heart, discovered her talents and found her purpose in a wonderful way.

What You'll Learn: 

  • The best 5 questions to ask yourself to help when you are discouraged and overwhelmed
  • A simple but key way to connect with your kids
  • A fun family tradition to promote the habit of expressing gratitude
  • Ways to discover the greatness you are meant for
  • And many more inspiring things

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Apr 15, 2019

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About this Episode:

Do you ever wonder how successful people get to where they are? What’s their secret? Ann Marie Sabath divulges some simple, straightforward success secrets that have been the the key to many self-made millionaires’ accomplishments. The best part is, these secrets are skills that you can start using right now to bring more success, fulfillment and satisfaction into your life.

 What You'll Learn: 

  • How you can turn any failure into something positive
  • Why being 10 minutes early improves your success
  • What brain benefit comes from clearing clutter
  • Why it’s a good idea to pre-plan purchases
  • Why “walking the talk” is the secret to living the life you want
  • And many more tips for success!

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Apr 11, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

Want to make a change that actually STICKS? Rather than relying on will power, there is a better way, and I'll tell you the trick in this Happy bit.

Guess what? You can now join the Vibrant Happy Women Club!

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Apr 8, 2019

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About this Episode:

Bravery is defined as having courageous behavior...and being a mother undoubtedly requires heaps of bravery! In this episode with Rachel Martin, find out how to be a brave mother when life throws you curveballs, when you feel constantly bombarded by comparisons swirling on social media, and how you can find ways to joyfully embrace your days before they pass you by.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How motherhood is like a beautiful, but unique, painting
  • The secret of how to let go of “mom guilt”
  • Several strategies on how to be a brave mom
  • Why “93 is a good as 100”
  • How to stop making excuses and “grab the days”
  • And much more

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Apr 4, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

Do you believe in the persona of "good mom" presented from society, friends, and family? In this Happy Bit we'll say HECK NO to the "good mom" stereotype and instead find our own core version of excellent motherhood and womanhood.

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Apr 1, 2019

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About this Episode:

Do you ever feel like there’s more to life than what you are currently experiencing? That there are passions and talents inside you that are begging to be discovered? I talk with Jill Stanton all about how to zero in on what sparks you, enlivens you, and brings you fulfillment -- AND how to be courageous enough to get it.

What You'll Learn: 

  • Why it’s important to “go to bat” for your life
  • The secret to figuring out what gives you a spark
  • 6 questions to ask yourself when seeking clarity about your life goals
  • How using the mantra “I’m the type of chick who gets everything she wants” can help you daily!
  • And much more!

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Mar 28, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

If someone asked you what you want to DO, you'd probably have an answer, like take a nap, go to the spa, take a vacation. But would you know the answer if someone asked you who you want to BE? 

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Mar 25, 2019

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About this Episode:

Does the energy in your home make you happy? Or are you experiencing more conflict and negativity than you’d prefer? In this episode guest Patricia Lohan shares how the principles of Feng Shui can help our homes feel more harmonious.

What You'll Learn: 

  • How Feng Shui is like acupuncture for your home
  • What the 5 elements of energy are and how they can bring balance into your home
  • That you can create an environment in your home for what it is that you want to create in your life
  • How to create spaces in your home for the different aspects of your life
  • How doing something as simple as cleaning your front door can welcome new, positive energy into your home
  • And much more!

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Mar 21, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

What legacy did your parents and grandparents leave for you in terms of behaviors, patterns, emotions, skills? And what legacy are you leaving for your kids, spouse, friends and loved ones? In this Happy Bit I talk about my grandmothers and the legacy they each left for me.

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Mar 18, 2019

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About this Episode:

What happens when your world is turned upside down with the death of a loved one? How do you cope? How is it possible to see anything good in the heaviness of it all?  My inspiring guest, Stacy Nehring, shares how she is doing just this in the face of a devastating loss.

What You'll Learn: 

  • Why having gratitude can help you see the good even during your darkest times
  • How you can support a friend that’s going through a difficult time
  • Why it’s essential to have a support system
  • What good things the "Live Like Lilli" foundation is doing for the community
  • And much more

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Mar 14, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

How much time do you spend 1) doing what you're good at and 2) doing what you absolutely LOVE to do? Do these two things and you'll be living in your Zone of Genius (which feels freaking amazing - and happens to make the planet a much, much better place). Learn how to do it in this Happy Bit.

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Mar 11, 2019

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About this Episode:

Perfectionism can plague all of us at times, as we sometimes struggle with the normal human condition of feeling "not good enough." In this episode you'll learn how to change your thoughts so you can value progress for the sake of progress and growth for the sake of growth (leaving perfectionism in the DUST!)

What You'll Learn: 

  • How to make life more about about progress, not perfection.
  • Why trying and trying and trying is the secret to life.
  • How to experience the joy that comes from growth just for growth’s sake.
  • And much more!

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Mar 7, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

Have you forgotten what you LOVE to do? The Busy-ness of life can certainly make it tricky to fuel your soul, but there are 4 simple steps you can follow every day for the rest of your life that will help (hint: they are fun and you'll love doing it!)

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Mar 4, 2019

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About this Episode:

Many say that men keep women down; but sometimes it’s women who keep women down. By the same token, women can help other women to rise by reaching back and giving a helping hand.

What You'll Learn: 

  • Why it’s critical that women help other women to rise in the workplace and in our communities and homes.
  • The secret to helping young girls to be more confident.
  • What it means to invest in other women.
  • And much more!

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Feb 28, 2019

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About this Happy Bit:

What happens when you bring over 40 vibrant, happy women together in one place? Get the details in this Happy Bit.

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Feb 25, 2019

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About this Episode:

I met Jane Gable, a spunky, beautiful older woman, at the resort where we held the Vibrant Happy Women Retreat. Jane is grabbing life by the horns, creating her own happiness which is contagious. Learn her secret of vibrant, happy living in this episode.

What You'll Learn: 

  • All about making life fun
  • Choosing to be spunky rather than sad
  • Grabbing your life by the horns and making it what you want
  • Staying active and beautiful into your golden years

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