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A personal growth podcast for women who want to live well. In each weekly episode you’ll find loads of inspiration, encouragement, and practical ideas to help you change every area of your life for the better. For additional content and resources visit kelseyvankirk.com. Have a question or topic you'd love to see covered on the show? Email us at hello@kelseyvankirk.com!
 
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In this episode I'm joined by Holistic Hormone Coach, Leisha Drews, who is sharing loads of wisdom and practical advice to help you have better periods, increase your energy, and generally start feeling better as a woman. Show Highlights: The underlying root causes of bad periods and PMS symptoms How to know if your period symptoms are normal or no…
 
Having goals, intentions and things we want to work toward is great...but what do we do when life happens and our motivation to actually follow through runs out? In this episode I'm sharing a few simple "secrets" to keeping yourself motivated when you find yourself running out of steam. Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/…
 
In this first episode of the New Year I'm sharing a handful of practical tips to help you slow down, take a deep breath, release any pressure you might be feeling, and recenter yourself in order to move forward with peace, clarity and purpose. Show notes and resources mentioned in this episode can be found at http://www.kelseyvankirk.com/podcast/11…
 
We're just a few weeks away from a brand new year, and in this episode I'm sharing a handful of things that have made a massive impact in my life over the past year in the hopes that it will inspire you to start thinking, dreaming and preparing for any shifts or changes you want to make in 2022! For show notes, links, resources + more visit: http:/…
 
If you’re anything like me, setting, communicating, and upholding healthy boundaries can feel really confusing, daunting and uncomfortable, especially if you don’t have much experience doing it. But having good boundaries in place is so important for the sake of our physical, mental, emotional, relational and financial health. This is especially tr…
 
In today’s episode I’m sharing a simple trick I use to make it dead simple to consistently make healthy choices, plus a handful of practical ideas to help you prioritize getting enough sleep, staying active, nourishing yourself well, and managing your stress so you can feel your best all season long (and beyond!) For show notes, links, resources + …
 
In this episode I’m breaking down some really practical things you can do to simplify the holidays this year, focus on what matters most, and cultivate an attitude of peace, gratitude and joy. For show notes, links, resources + more visit: http://www.kelseyvankirk.com/podcast/112 Did you enjoy today's episode? We'd love if you would take a quick mi…
 
For so many of us this time of year comes with a lot of extra stress and pressure to speed up, hustle, overcommit, overspend, and overwork trying to be, do and keep up with all the things. But girl, it doesn't have to be that way! Consider this episode is my invitation to you to explore what it would look like to slow down, pull back, take the pres…
 
In this episode I'm joined by my friend Allie Casazza, Host of The Purpose Show and author of Declutter Like a Mother, for a crazy inspiring conversation about how to take radical ownership of your life and start making empowered decisions that support you in living a simpler, more fulfilling, and more abundant life. For show notes, links, resource…
 
Eating healthy can often feel like an uphill battle in our modern world, and eating healthy with kids can feel even more difficult. In this episode I'm sharing all my best tips, practices and advice to help you simplify healthy eating with kids. My hope is that this episode will not only encourage and empower you in your journey to feed yourself an…
 
While we're taking a short summer break, we hope you'll enjoy revisiting some of our most popular past episodes of the show! In this episode I’m joined by my amazing friend and certified professional life coach Natalie Hixson, to have an honest and transparent conversation about how to deal with anger as a wife and mom. As women who have both strug…
 
While we're taking a short summer break, we hope you'll enjoy revisiting some of our most popular past episodes of the show! In this episode we’re going to talk about what to do when you feel that familiar sense of overwhelm begin to creep in as you frantically try to keep everything you’re juggling in the air, without winding up completely under w…
 
While we're taking a short summer break, we hope you'll enjoy revisiting some of our most popular past episodes of the show! In this episode I’m joined by positive parenting educator, Wendy Snyder, for an incredible conversation about how we can learn to start parenting from a place of greater purpose, compassion and grace and shift our approach to…
 
While we're taking a short summer break, we hope you'll enjoy revisiting some of our most popular past episodes of the show! In this episode we're going to talk about the importance of learning to press "pause" in our lives and how doing so can help us live more peaceful, purposeful, and productive lives focused on what truly matters. Show notes fo…
 
Can you believe 2021 is already halfway over?! I am a BIG believer in taking time out to regularly review your goals and intentions and the progress you have (or haven’t) made on them if you’re serious about actually making them happen. In this episode I’m going to guide you step-by-step through a simple process of reflecting on the year so far, ce…
 
In this episode we’re going to deep dive on the subject of burnout, and specifically talk about what exactly it is, how to recognize it (in yourself and others), how to recover from it, and how to prevent it from happening in the first place. Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/podcast/103.…
 
We all know self care is important, but the question on everyone's minds is HOW do we actually make it happen while juggling everything else on our plates? In this episode I'm going to teach you how to simplify making self care happen on a regular basis by creating a weekly self care ritual. This practice has been a game changer in my own life, and…
 
The past few years have been a crazy, wild ride, and it seemed only fitting to celebrate our 100th episode by exploring some of the growth, change and healing that’s taken place in my life in the hopes that it will inspire and encourage you wherever you’re at in your own journey. Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/podcast…
 
Ever feel like your life is ruled by your hormones and you’re never quite sure what you’re gonna get each day? Here’s the deal: technically speaking, your life is ruled by your hormones, which naturally fluctuate throughout your monthly cycle and impact every area of your health, relationships and productivity. What’s going on with your hormones af…
 
How we spend our time is ultimately how we spend our lives. So how can we make sure we’re making the most of our time each day? In our culture, productivity is often associated with getting as much done as possible. But I think true productivity is about getting the right things done, as consistently as possible. In this episode I’m going to share …
 
Stress and anxiety are two things we ALL have to deal with on a regular basis. The problem is, most of us never learned how to cope with stress in a healthy, positive way. Instead, in an effort to self-soothe, we picked up negative, destructive habits like yelling, drinking, disordered eating, or compulsive spending (just to name a few!) In this ep…
 
Are you one of those people who LOVES to hear what other people are loving, whether it’s a phone app, a beauty tool, a recipe, a pair of jeans, or a productivity hack?! In this fun little episode I'm spilling the tea on some of my FAVORITE things that make my everyday life easier and better. Get comfy, pop your earbuds in and let's chat! Show notes…
 
Are you one of those people who LOVES to hear what other people are loving, whether it’s a phone app, a beauty tool, a recipe, a pair of jeans, or a productivity hack?! In this fun little episode I'm spilling the tea on some of my FAVORITE things that make my everyday life easier and better. Get comfy, pop your earbuds in and let's chat! Show notes…
 
Over the past two years my husband and I have been walking through the fight of our lives in our marriage, and this month we are humbled and grateful to be celebrating our 12th wedding anniversary together. It's taken a LOT to get us to this point, and in this episode we’re going to give you a behind the scenes look at our journey and get super rea…
 
Taking time to plan and prepare for the week before it begins has totally changed my family's life (and stress levels!) It's allowed us to be more peaceful, purposeful, and productive instead of constantly feeling frustrated and overwhelmed because we're flying by the seat of our pants. In this episode I'm going to share some specific things we do,…
 
Between taking care of ourselves, our families, our homes, our relationships, our careers, our finances, and beyond there’s a LOT we’re all trying to juggle. The question on everyone's mind? "How do we balance it all?!" In this episode we're going to discuss, explore, and answer this question together from a place of truth and grace. Show notes for…
 
Our family’s weekly Sabbath practice has changed our lives in SO many good ways over the years, and in this episode I’m taking you behind the scenes to give you a better understanding of how this life-giving rhythm could do the same for you and your family. Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/podcast/90.…
 
Building rhythms and routines into our lives is on of the BEST ways to make what matters happen, as consistently and easily as possible. In this episode we're going to talk about how to start (and stick to) rhythms and routines that make your life easier and better. Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/podcast/89.…
 
There’s a lot of pressure today to be better and do better (especially at the beginning of a new year!) And honestly? It can get exhausting and overwhelming FAST. In this episode I’m going to challenge us to re-think and redefine what it really means to show up well on our journey to becoming our best selves, and living our best lives. Are you read…
 
A new year is the perfect time for a fresh start (and this year, we all need one more than ever!) In this episode I'm going to walk you through my FAVORITE way to start fresh in a new year and guide you through the process of acknowledging and processing the past year, getting clear on your vision and intentions for the new year, and mapping out ho…
 
The holidays can already be a really stressful and overwhelming time, and the added hardships of this year have only increased that for a lot of people. The good news is: you can DO something to make it better! In this short episode I'm going to guide you through some practical ways to release your stress and give yourself (and those you love) the …
 
Does your home ever feel more like an overwhelming, chaotic hot mess express, than the restful, peaceful haven you want for yourself and your family? In this episode I'm sharing some super practical things you can do to take action and get intentional about making your home into a place of peace, joy, connection, and refreshment. Show notes for thi…
 
Question: are the habits and practices that make up your daily life bringing you closer to or further away from being the kind of person you want to be, and living the kind of life you want to live? In this episode I'm going to walk you through 5 simple, but powerful daily practices that will completely change the way you experience your everyday l…
 
This year life turned completely upside down, forcing every single one of us to learn, grow, and adapt in ways we weren't expecting. There's been lots of hard, but I think we've all learned a lot too. In this episode I'm sharing a few of the lessons I've learned this year navigating life during a pandemic. Show notes for this episode can be found a…
 
In this episode I’m joined by my incredible friend and positive parenting educator, Wendy Snyder, to explore why traditional discipline doesn’t really work, the long-term harm it can actually cause, and some practical ways we can shift our approach to discipline to better align with the gospel and produce the kind of results we really want. Show no…
 
In this episode I’m joined by Leisha Drews, RN, FDN to talk all about what exactly hormones are and why they matter, how to know when things might be out of whack, and how to better understand, support and heal your body so you can finally feel better and find freedom from any unpleasant or disruptive symptoms you’ve been dealing with. Show notes f…
 
Life is filled with uncertainty, and right now as we all figure out how to navigate our way through the COVID-19 pandemic, that sense of uncertainty is at an all-time high. But no matter how hopeless or helpless you might be feeling, there are things you can do to better deal with uncontrollable circumstances and alleviate your anxiety. Show notes …
 
There's no getting around it: motherhood is HARD. But so often we make it harder on ourselves than it needs to be! It's is a calling that deserves us showing up with everything we've got (which means lots of grace, learning and growing as we go) and in this episode we're going to chat with my friend Val Woerner about some practical shifts we can ma…
 
Once you become more aware of what bring you joy, you can start being intentional about doing or noticing those thing more often. In this episode you're going to learn how to make your own joy list and start enjoying your life more, right where you are! Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/podcast/76.…
 
In this episode I’m chatting with my friend Jennifer Blossom, Founder of Blossoming Mommy & Baby, all about why investing in our mental health is SO important, and sharing some practical tips to help you better deal with stress, anxiety, and support your whole family’s mental health. Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/pod…
 
Every day we encounter stressors that can lead to feeling some pretty uncomfortable emotions. While we can’t control the emotions we experience, we can control our responses to them. In this episode we’re going to explore some practical things we can do to better navigate and deal with difficult emotions. Show notes for this episode can be found at…
 
In this episode I’m joined by my friend, author, speaker and bible teacher Phylicia Masonheimer for an incredible conversation all about how to dig deeper in our faith, discern truth in a culture of confusion, and live it all out boldly in our everyday lives. Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/podcast/73.…
 
With all the craziness going on in the world around us, there’s a lot that could be causing you to feel stressed, fearful, worried or anxious. But I'm here to remind you that you get to choose whether you will allow fear and anxiety to overwhelm and control you, or guard your heart and renew your mind with God’s truth in the midst of chaos and unce…
 
Struggling to adjust to all the changes and manage all the things from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic? In this episode I'm sharing some hope, encouragement and super practical tips to help you make it all work (without completely losing my mind!) Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/podcast/71.…
 
In this episode I’m joined by Beth McCord, founder of Your Enneagram Coach, for a conversation all about what the Enneagram personality system is, and how understanding it through the lens of the gospel can completely transform your life and relationships. Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/podcast/70.…
 
Want to get more intentional in your prayer life? In this episode I'm sharing a quick rundown of why prayer matters, some tips to help you know how to pray, and ideas to help you actually make it happen amidst the busyness of your everyday life. Show notes for this episode can be found at kelseyvankirk.com/podcast/69.…
 
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