TC345: Cafe Book Club presents The Book of Joy – Pillar 3: Humor

TC345: Cafe Book Club presents The Book of Joy – Pillar 3: Humor

In this episode host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost continue their discussion of the Eight Pillars of Joy. This week focuses on the third pillar: Humor. To reinforce the benefits of humor, here’s a great article called “Laughter is the Best Medicine“. It discusses the benefits of laughter and “Why laughter is the sweetest medicine for mind and body”, including the physical, mental, and social benefits of laughter. They also offer tips for how you can develop your sense of humor. Below is an excerpt: How to Develop Your Sense of Humor Laugh at yourself. Share your embarrassing moments. The best way to take yourself less seriously is to talk about times when you took yourself too seriously. Attempt to laugh at situations rather...

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TC321: Cafe Book Club interview with Ana Weber – author of Passion, Spirit, Purpose

TC321: Cafe Book Club interview with Ana Weber – author of Passion, Spirit, Purpose

In this week’s podcast host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost welcome back bestselling author and success coach Ana Weber, author of Passion, Spirit, Purpose – 3 Formulas to the DOXA Method to Empower You to Love Your Life to discuss what we’ve learned from this great little book. In this interview Ana recaps some ideas from the book, and describes how it has impacted her readers. Ana is now in the process of developing a companion workbook so we can dive deeper into the DOXA method (which we’ll share on here on Transformation Cafe when it’s available). Update: Since this was originally posted, Ana Weber was featured on the TV show “Moving America Forward” with William Shatner in April 2017. Below is her segment from...

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TC 317: Cafe Book Club – Passion, Spirit, Purpose Ch 3-7

TC 317: Cafe Book Club – Passion, Spirit, Purpose Ch 3-7

In this week’s podcast host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost discuss chapters 3 – 7 of Passion, Spirit, Purpose – 3 Formulas to Introduce the DOXA Method to Empower You to Love Your Life. Review Questions/Exercises Chapter 3: The ABC of Desire – Journal on “What does attract…believe and Create mean to you?” Don’t think… just allow your pen to flow and see what comes out. Chapter 4:  Living in the Now of DOXA Desire – Design a dream or wish board using the three DOXA Desire principles of Attract, Believe, and Create. Place some of your specific dreams and goals on the board, in any format that makes sense for you: write, draw, paste photographs or newspaper clips, whatever fits your mood. This will help you attract and manifest...

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TC314: Shasta Nelson, author of Frientimacy

TC314: Shasta Nelson, author of Frientimacy

On this week’s show we are pleased to have Shasta Nelson, author of Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness, as our guest. Join host Robin Masiewicz and Amy Frost as they discuss Shasta’s book, challenges with friendship for both women and men, and Shasta’s future projects. If you are a follower of the Transformation Cafe podcast, you may have heard our Cafe Book Club episodes covering this great book. If not, now’s your chance to check it out! If you don’t have a copy of this great book, or you want to give one to a loved one, you can support the Transformation-Cafe by purchasing  Frientimacy using this link. It won’t cost you any more, but it helps us to continue providing new content. Thank...

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TC 297: Living the Charged Life and The Happiness Quotient

TC 297: Living the Charged Life and The Happiness Quotient

Are you Caged, Comfortable, or Charged? In this week’s episode host Robin Masiewicz, and guests Amy Frost and Carolyn Ortman discuss Brendon Burchard’s work on living a Charged Life, and his High Performance Academy. Brendon is the author of The Charge: Activating the Ten Human Drives That Make You Feel Alive, The Motivation Manifesto, The Millionaire Messenger, and many other books. He also has a very popular YouTube channel.   Brendon Burchard on The Caged Life   About Carolyn Ortman CKO Marketing Group specializes in dynamic marketing and business solutions for entrepreneurs, businesses, and professionals. The company offers services through expert facilitators, consultants, and coaches. CKO is led by Carolyn Ortman who acts as a...

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TC 279: Cafe Book Club – Big Magic: Trust

TC 279: Cafe Book Club – Big Magic: Trust

This week Robin Masiewicz and her guests Amy Frost and Dr. Nancy Kymn discuss Trust,  part 5 of Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. Key concepts from this section: The creative individual may love their craft, whether it is art, writing, dance, or any other occupation, but there is actually a reciprocal relationship, that is your craft “loves you back”. It came to you, didn’t it? It asked for your attention and devotion. Why wouldn’t it love you? Approach your work from a place of “stubborn gladness”. Inspiration is always trying to work with you, so you need to trust it and work too. Producing legitimate meaningful work doesn’t require suffering. Adopting the  “Trickster” mind-set versus the “Martyr”...

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