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.

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SEASON FIVE 

 
 

Welcome to Season 5!

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Topics Discussed in this Episode:

+ Getting to know our ever-changing bodies

+ How we are healing ourselves with curiosity and listening

+ How we stopping to recognize and celebrate our bodies, now

+ Season 5 & Stories of Creation 

+ What’s is bringing us joy, now

+ How we are cultivate a sense of spaciousness in our calendars and hearts 

+ Jacki’s transition to two-kiddo life & what surprises have been lived and learned

+ How we make emotional points of contact throughout the day

+ How we re-aligning over and over again to our life flow

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This episode is sponsored by Four Sigmatic.

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Jacki & MB

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Topics Discussed in this Episode:

+ Our creation story - Rock Your Bliss as a brand and our 7 Weeks to Bliss program

+ Owning the choice in our friendships and business partnerships 

+ Our ever-expanding toolboxes and when to use them as we change 

+ The importance of creating a space of education & fun & curiosity and develop a practice for bliss living  

+ Discovering and re-discovering the meaning of home in our lives, our hearts and our families

+ Jacki's Values: FAMILY NATURE | CONNECTION | KNOWLEDGE (WISDOM) | SERVICE

+ MB's Values: SOULFULNESS | CONNECTION | CREATIVITY | PURPOSE | GRATITUDE | SIMPLICITY 

“Curiosity brought us to this work.”  -Mary Beth LaRue

“These tools are our gateway to bliss.” - Jacki Carr

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 April Gargiulo

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Topics Discussed in this Episode:

+ Community & Building a business built on quality 

+ April talks about her life as a winemaker's daughter which serves as the fuel for her brand story 

+ On creating April's "Desert Island" product

+ Healing our bodies with what is truly natural so we can truly feed our skin 

+ Challenging the status quo and the beauty industry's vision of beauty 

+ Our filtered lives - bringing what is most natural back into our feeds and our conversations 

+ April shares her message for where her brand stands in the larger beauty industry 

+ Reclaiming grace, wisdom and beauty that comes with age - finding reverence 

+ Discovering our motivations for changing and altering

+ April's Gratitude Practice - a Rose - a Thorn - What are you grateful For?

+ Importance of being storytellers that captivate with content

+ Living in service & Creating an larger impact with your bottom line 

“Bliss are the days when I feel simultaneously feel expansive and apart of this huge and connected incredible world, but I also feel small.” - April Gargiulo

“True beauty is a light in the heart. It’s something you see in someone’s eyes.” - April Gargiulo

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This episode is sponsored by Four Sigmatic.

Rock Your Bliss listeners receive 15% off your first order at Four Sigmatic, click here


 
 

Jana Roemer

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Topics Discussed in this Episode:

+ The power of Yoga Nidra as a practice

+ Jana talks about Astrology as a unifying luminary

+ What do we want to be addicted to?

+ Technology Addiction + Its hold on our minds and lives 

+ Motherhood and Our Yoga Practices

+ Changing our stories & mental patterns - Flipping the script  and leaning into imagination 

+ Reprogramming our Nervous & Endocrine Systems to serve us  

+ Body Scanning to create coherence which amplifies our sense of presence and deep healing

“Bliss is when I am following what I feel, rather than what I think. When I follow what I feel, there is a guidance, a flow or an ease that takes over. It’s a deep listening. With every cell in my body.” - Jana Roemer

“Seek peace with a sense of urgency.” - Mary Beth LaRue

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This episode is sponsored by Four Sigmatic.

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Amber Rae

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Topics Discussed in this Episode:

+ Integration & Celebrate

+ Honoring our inner seasons

+ Amber shares about writing her book (in only) 2.5 months

+ Unraveling the creation process of writing a book and what that journey of becoming felt and looked like

+ Embracing your wild feminine self

+ Finding beauty in our shadow selves

+ Amber's personal writing & journaling practices

+ Finding the places where we tell ourselves the wild truth

+ Amber's journey with social media  and how she creates boundaries to maintain her sanity and creativity

+ Celebrating our huge successes and what it means to honor how far we've come

+ Allowing creativity to be deeply spiritual as a way of uncovering more about ourselves  

“Bliss living means living in alignment with my truth, with who I am, with who I stand for, with what I value and having that truth really guide and be at the center of every aspect of my life.” - Amber Rae

“The first step is to be real with your wild self.” - Amber Rae

“Women are leaning in so hard they are falling flat on their faces.” - Jess Davis

“Our mess can be our message.” - Amber Rae

“Eavesdrop don’t invent.” - Julia Cameron

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This episode is sponsored by Four Sigmatic.

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Shonda Moralis

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Topics Discussed in this Episode:

+ Finding mindfulness in the middle of our busy days

+ Bringing ourselves into presence and engaging with all of our senses

+ Bringing reflection into savoring blissful moments as memory

+ Shondra’s journey to create her book - from blog posts to book

+ Imposter Syndrome & Creating Beyond the Voice

+ Giving ourselves compassion as we navigate through our days and our to do lists  

+ Navigating mama guilt

+ Using mindfulness as an opportunity to be more aware

+ Turning compassion inward

+ Guilt versus Shame

+ Shonda’s journey and learnings through motherhood

+ Staying in touch with our sense of play


“Bliss is a balance of a sense of ease, engagement, mindfulness and connection. It’s being on the lookout for bliss, for blissful moments, and to create and savor them.” - Shonda Moralis

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This episode is sponsored by Four Sigmatic.

Rock Your Bliss listeners receive 15% off your first order at Four Sigmatic, click here. L