TC354: The Game Called Life – Interview with author Kay Gilley

TC354: The Game Called Life – Interview with author Kay Gilley

In this week’s episode of the Transformation Cafe podcast, host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost welcome Kay Gilley. Kay is the author of “The Game Called Life” available from Amazon. Kay and Amy have been friends for over 20 years. About Kay: Kay Gilley is a spiritual coach and mentor to executives, entrepreneurs, and professionals. In her writing, public speaking and individual work, she helps individuals break out of habitual near-life experiences to rediscover life, foster latent creativity and reclaim their whole potential. Kay has been described as “the world’s leading thinking on intention.” She says that means intention is the assignment God has given her to master at this point on her journey. To date, here...

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TC330: Building a Community of Fitness

TC330: Building a Community of Fitness

In this week’s podcast we welcome Debbie Carreon to discuss how some fitness clubs are changing from some place just to exercise, to a place where you can develop friendships and build a sense of community. Strengthening Community Ties Beyond just the desire to look good and be fit, the issue that’s becoming increasingly important, especially as our population ages, is community. Social isolation is a serious issue, and can lead to many health-related problems that have a wide-reaching effect. One reason people join a fitness facility is to feel they are part of a social network. In addition to having a fun place to meet people, members are engaging in healthy activities. The relationship between personal trainers and clients becomes even more important as...

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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 308: Frientimacy – Envy, Jealousy, and Holding Ourselves Back

TC 308: Frientimacy – Envy, Jealousy, and Holding Ourselves Back

The Cafe Book Club concludes our study of Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness by Shasta Nelson. In this episode we talk about the final obstacles to intimacy: Envy and Jealousy. We also discuss the main ideas from the book and how it has affected the way we look at our friendships and ourselves. Frientimacy Recap Here are links to the previous episodes of our Cafe Book Club review of Frientimacy. Chapters 1-2 – The Intimacy Gap Chapters 3-5  – The Frientimacy Triangle, Identifying the 5 Intimacy Gaps and Positivity – Giving and Receiving Chapters 6 -7 –  Consistency – Building Trust and Vulnerability – Deeper Meaning Chapters 8-10 – Leaning into Intimacy – Obstacles Doubting our Self Worth and Fear of...

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TC 307: Frientimacy – The Toxic Friend Trend

TC 307: Frientimacy – The Toxic Friend Trend

In this week’s episode of the Transformation Cafe, host Robin Masiewicz discusses chapter 11 of Frientimacy. This chapter is about Obstacle #3 to Frientimacy: “The Toxic Friend Trend”. As Shasta says in her article in the Huffington Post, not all friendships last forever. “Chances are, only a select few people you are close to now will end up becoming life-long friends. And even those friendships have to change and become something new many times over, as we all go through various life stages and moves. But all friendships should enhance our lives and teach us new ways of loving people, even if they don’t last forever, so it’s important to learn how to leave people better off for having spent time with you.”   Is Your Friend...

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