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The Creative Superheroes Podcast

The Creative Superheroes podcast is a place to gather inspiration and learn from a wide range of authors, artists, coaches and teachers. What they all have in common is the ability to teach us how to be more brave, feel more alive and treat ourselves (and others) with more compassion. Andrea Scher - best known for her award-winning blog Superhero Journal - is passionate about the sweet spot where creativity and personal growth intersect. Let's cultivate our superpowers together! and ultimately create more joyful lives.
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Dec 13, 2017

Ruby Warrington, the influential force behind The Numinous, the high-style, high-vibe online magazine about spirituality for modern women, has always had her finger on the pulse of what's trending. Her new book MATERIAL GIRL, MYSTICAL WORLD: The Now Age Guide to a High-Vibe Life traces Ruby’s fabulous adventures as she grows disenchanted with her dream-job as Features Editor for the UK’s Sunday Times Style magazine and leaves it all behind—fashion closet perks and all—to take a spiritual leap of faith to become an online entrepreneur and collector of like-minded seekers in bohemian Brooklyn, New York.

Dec 4, 2017

Alexandra Franzen is a writer, consultant, and entrepreneur based in Portland, Oregon. Her writing has been featured on websites like Time, Forbes, and Newsweek, and she’s been mentioned in places like The New York Times Small Business Blog, The Atlantic, and Inc. 
 
Alexandra's newest book is called You're Going to Survive. It's a book about how to deal with discouraging situations in your career, and how to build more resilience and keep marching towards your goals. The book has been called "uplifting and encouraging" and "your new best friend on a bad day." 
Dec 4, 2017

Whitney Freya's North Star is "Life is the canvas of your soul." She is passionate about guiding you into a Personal Painting Practice that is your own self-energy work, meditation, prayer and healing. Her third book has just been published and is titled RISE ABOVE, Free Your Mind One Brush Stroke at a Time! It is full color magic! She began her creative career 21 years ago as a wanna-be artist, with no formal art training. She opened an art center in an old home in Nashville, TN and she spiraled out from there! ...

Nov 27, 2017

Leah Lamb, studied with many masters of story in theater, film, as well as Neighborhood playhouse school of theater and received a masters in social work. She has produced documentaries, PSA's and interactive theater events. Her work focuses on strengthening  communities, and creates unique gatherings where participants can explore the mythic forms while exploring their consciousness. Leah created the storytelling ceremony, a place where complex social issues are addressed such as The Story of The Witch, and She Rises, A New Creation Story for a New Paradigm.  Lamb is committing to using story to meet the moment of the times we are living in, and views stories as the vehicle to explore the world we are living in.  

For seven years she worked as a wilderness guide with youth with youth at risk. Her storytelling has taken on several mediums, including launching the Green Channel at the Emmy award winning television network, Current TV, and has written about the environment for National Geographic News Watch, Planet Green, Huffington Post Spirituality & Health Magazine and Fast Company.  Lamb is a graduate of the 13 Moon Mystery School, and is a scholar at the Orphan Wisdom School, and is the creator of Soul Stories, a form of mystical storytelling that allows for people to explore their archetypal structure and examine their lives through the metaphors presented in the mythic landscape from a one of a kind story created just for them. 

Oct 23, 2017

 

Cass McCrory is a Mom of 3, wife to one amazing guy, Business Strategist and owner of Capra Strategy, creator of Subtraction Project a passion project about how we can get such full lives to “add-up.” In all things she looks to enjoy the journey, find the adventure and learn. 

 

Oct 17, 2017

From heartbreak after heartbreak to becoming a first-time bride after 40, Macy Matarazzo has discovered the sweet spot of attracting LOVE. She leverages a combination of her leadership corporate change management expertise, creative exploration, Intuitive/Energy Healing, Kundalini yoga/meditation and other radical proven technologies for transformation. She shares a powerful and FUN path to help women experience positive change in their lives and has been working with these tools for over 10 years.

2:40 Macy's personal struggle around relationships.
8:30 Declaring her year to find her beloved.
10:17 Emerging and allowing our real selves to be seen, playing into love.
15:30 How we are always trying to be better versions of ourselves.
18:14 No-rules dating strategy
21:49 Growing our intuition so that we attracting people with real resonance.
23:45 Macy coaches Andrea about a weird dating situation.
29:59 Communicating with your future beloved's higher self.
36:00 On self-love and being "needy"

Oct 8, 2017

Kate Swoboda (aka, “Kate Courageous”) is Director of the Courageous Living Coach Certification and creator of YourCourageousLife.com, where she teaches people how to change old patterns of self-doubt and create courageous habits (and courageous lives) using the neuropsychology of habit-formation. She helps individuals who feel stuck start connecting to their most courageous selves, and she helps companies to create more innovative office cultures where teams at every level feel valued for their contribution to the whole.

Kate was deemed one of the top 50 bloggers in health, fitness and happiness by Greatist. She has contributed to Entrepreneur, USA Today, Forbes, Lifetime Moms, The Intelligent Optimist, MindBodyGreen, Business Insider, and more. She has been a consultant for teams within businesses, and she’s spoken at conferences and seminars on the topic of courage as it relates to personal development, releasing overwhelm, business and marketing, money mindset, wellness, increasing emotional resilience, and healthy goal-setting using habit-formation techniques.

Her first book, The Courage Habit: How to Accept Your Fears, Release the Past, and Live Your Courageous Life (New Harbinger Publications) will be on shelves in spring 2018.

 

Sep 28, 2017

Jennifer Louden is a personal growth pioneer who helped launch the concept of self-care with her first best-selling book The Woman’s Comfort Book. She’s the author of 6 additional books on well-being and whole living: The Couple’s Comfort Book, The Pregnant Woman’s Comfort Book, The Woman’s Retreat Book, Comfort Secrets for Busy Women (The Comfort Queen’s Guide to Life in hardcover), The Life Organizer, and A Year of Daily Joy. There are about a million copies of her books in print in 9 languages.

Sep 18, 2017

Danielle LaPorte is an invited member of Oprah’s Super Soul 100, a group who, in Oprah Winfrey’s words, “is uniquely connecting the world together with a spiritual energy that matters.”

She is author of White Hot Truth: Clarity for keeping it real on your spiritual path—from one seeker to another. The Fire Starter Sessionsand The Desire Map: A Guide To Creating Goals With Soul—the book that has been translated into 8 languages, evolved into a yearly day planner system, a top 10 iTunes app, and an international workshop program with licensed facilitators in 15 countries.

Named one of the “Top 100 Websites for Women” by Forbes, millions of visitors go to DanielleLaPorte.com every month for her daily #Truthbombs and what’s been called “the best place online for kickass spirituality.”

A speaker, a poet, a painter, and a former business strategist and Washington-DC think tank exec, Entrepreneur Magazine calls Danielle, “equal parts poet and entrepreneurial badass…edgy, contrarian…loving and inspired.” Her charities of choice are Eve Ensler’s VDay: a global movement to end violence against women and girls, and charity: water, setting out to bring safe drinking water to everyone in the world. She lives in Vancouver, BC with her favourite philosopher, her son.

You can find her @daniellelaporte and just about everywhere on social media.

Jul 30, 2017

Pixie Lighthorse mothers the nurture-deficient world by teaching Earth Medicine theory and skills. Her educational programs are used by helpers and healers to advance in their fields of study, as well as by individuals in the self-healing process.

She is the author of the Prayers of Honoring series, written to restore the bonds between people and nature while healing spiritual trauma. In 2017, she completed her third book, Boundaries & Protection: Honoring Self, Honoring Others.

She has created and taught over forty online educational courses applying integrative shamanism, animal and plant studies, and the Medicine Wheel. She also developed a shamanic painting course entitled Visual Quest for online and live audiences.

She defines Earth Medicine is the accumulated learnings modeled by nature: the creatures, plants and geology which make up our world.

 

Jun 14, 2017

Busy pursuing a career in Acting in Vancouver, life took a massive turn when Sarah became pregnant with her first son. Her spirit called her- rather forced- her into nature. Upon submersion into solitude and the quiet country life she discovered her authentic writing voice and began creating the podcast series ‘Live Awake’ (August 2015-current). Her teachings and meditations have been requested for use in prisons in the United States as well as recovery and wellness programs, and have been translated into several different languages. She has since given birth to her second son and attributes much of her creativity and insights to becoming and being mother.

 

Jun 10, 2017

Make music with the love of your life. (The Weepies) Sell a million records. Tour the world. Have 3 kids. Get Stage 3 breast cancer. Survive.

Now what?

“I had to make this record, for me,” says Deb Talan, best known as the girl from the folk pop duo The Weepies. “Marriage, children, being in a band – if you do any of that, at some point you start to wonder what part is still you. And then I got cancer, with a brutal treatment and surgery, and then full recovery. And as lucky as I am with all of that, I just felt lost. This project has been a way to reclaim a part of myself.”

The 13 gorgeous songs that make up Deb Talan’s new record LUCKY GIRL, released this year on Nettwerk Records, are an exploration featuring Deb’s pop sensibility, her signature confessional writing, and of course her unmistakable voice.

May 26, 2017

 

Rachel Cole is a certified life coach, celebrated teacher, and women’s empowerment expert. She has spent ten years guiding women to identify, understand and feed their truest hungers – at and away from the table. As an eating disorder survivor herself, Rachel speaks with great wisdom, sensitivity, and authority about what it takes to live as a well-fed woman in the modern world. She has traveled across the United States and internationally speaking and teaching to sold-out gatherings of women on how they too can find ease and fulfillment in their lives simply by honoring their own hungers. Rachel holds a Masters Degree in Holistic Health Education and is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach.

Apr 26, 2017

Laurel Bleadon-Maffei is a Spiritual Teacher and Mentor who specializes in helping people connect with their divine team of angels and guides. Laurel brings a grounded vibe to the business of "woo" and loves to encourage her clients and audience to shine their light, share their gifts and walk the earth with love. Each week her inspirational messages are read by hundreds of thousands of people on her Illuminating Souls Facebook page.

Find out more about Laurel on her web site: Illuminating Souls

Apr 18, 2017

Francis Weller, MFT, is a psychotherapist, writer and soul activist. He is a master of synthesizing diverse streams of thought from psychology, anthropology, mythology, alchemy, indigenous cultures and poetic traditions. Author of The Wild Edge of Sorrow: Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief, he has introduced the healing work of ritual to thousands of people. The core of his work is creating pathways to reclaiming our indigenous soul, what psychologist Carl Jung called the “unforgotten wisdom” that resides in the heart of the psyche. To further this work, he founded and directs WisdomBridge, an organization that offers educational programs that seek to integrate the wisdom from traditional cultures with the insights and knowledge gathered from western cultures. 

 

Apr 5, 2017

Clare Barry is a writer from London. She writes about creativity and human connection in a digital world and London in the real one. She is the founder of Urban Curiosity - a creativity and wellness company that helps busy people slow down through retreats, events and e-courses. She leads Reviving Retreats all over Europe and Urban Curiosity Walkshops in her hometown; these two-hour sessions are are part digital detox, part creativity class - on foot. 

Mar 24, 2017

An internationally respected Buddhist teacher, Frank Ostaseski is the visionary cofounder of the Zen Hospice Project and Metta Institute. He has sat on the precipice of death with more than a thousand people. He has trained countless clinicians and caregivers in the art of mindful and compassionate care. In The Five Invitations, he distills the lessons gleaned over decades of selfless service offering an evocative and stirring guide that points to a radical path to transformation.

The Five Invitations:

  • Don’t Wait
  • Welcome Everything, Push Away Nothing
  • Bring Your Whole Self to the Experience
  • Find a Place of Rest in the Middle of Things
  • Cultivate Don’t Know Mind

The Five Invitations are mutually supportive principles, permeated with love that are reliable guides for being with dying. And, as it turns out, they have a relevance for all of us in living a life of integrity, meaning and purpose. They can be understood as best practices for anyone navigating a life transition, coping with loss or serious illness or a personal crisis. They guide us toward appreciating life’s preciousness. The Five Invitations is a powerful and inspiring exploration of the essential wisdom dying has to show about waking up fully to our lives.

Mar 19, 2017

Listen in as Kelly Rae Roberts and I talk about secret missions of kindness... and the ways that creativity, magic and kindness intersect.

Kelly Rae Roberts is an author, an artist and a possibilitarian. You can find her gorgeous art prints, her book and so much more inspiration on her website. 

 

 

Mar 9, 2017



Amy Krouse Rosenthal
is a person who likes to make things.


She is a contributor to the TED conference and NPR.

According to The New York Times, Amy's award-winning children's books "radiate fun the way tulips radiate spring: they are elegant and spirit-lifting." Her 30+ books for children include Little Pea, Uni the Unicorn, I Wish You More, Exclamation Mark, Spoon, Chopsticks, Duck! Rabbit!, Yes Day, The OK Book, The Wonder Book, Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons, Plant a Kiss, and Wumbers.

As for her adult work, Amazon named Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life one of the top 10 memoirs of the decade.  A guided journal based on this book was recently released, titled Encyclopedia of Me: My Life from A-Z.  Some of her other bestselling guided journals include The Belly Book, The Bride-to-be-Book, My Birthday Book and The Big Sibling Book.

Her viral videos include The Beckoning of Lovely, The Money Tree, The Kindness Thought Bubble, and Life is a Marathon.

Amy lives with her family on a tree-lined street in Chicago and online at whoisamy.com.

Mar 2, 2017

SARK (Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy) is a bestselling author and artist. Her books have sold over two million copies. She is the founder and creative fountain of Planet SARK, a thriving business that creates fabulous products and services to support empowered living. She lives gladly in San Francisco.

 

Feb 20, 2017

Juna Mustad is a Life & Relationship Coach, as well as an Intuitive. She supports and guides her clients into gaining greater clarity and confidence as they step forward into the new life they are creating. She uses a skillful combination of intuition, the Hendricks Institute's brilliant whole-body coaching techniques, and somatic therapy. 

Feb 9, 2017

Flora Bowley is an internationally celebrated painter, workshop facilitator, author, visionary, and inspirationalist. Her soulful and transformational approach to painting has inspired thousands of people across the globe to “let go, be bold, and unfold” as they move through fear and welcome joyful spontaneous expression back into the creative process. Combining twenty years of professional painting experience with her background as a yoga instructor, massage therapist, and lifelong truth seeker, Flora infuses her teaching and painting style with a deep connection to body, mind, and spirit. This unique fusion offers up a truly transformational experience – one that honors intuition, self-discovery, and the perfect, ever-changing present moment.

Feb 9, 2017

Bari Tessler Linden, M.A., is a Financial Therapist, Mentor Coach, Mama-preneur, and the Founder of The Art of Money. She has guided thousands of people to new, empowered, and refreshingly honest relationships with money through her nurturing, body-centered approach.

Bari earned a Masters in Somatic Psychology from Naropa University and worked in body-centered therapy for over a decade before unexpectedly falling in love with bookkeeping systems and money work. Her unique methodology integrates these two worlds into deep money healing that honors all the facets of our money relationships: body to spirit, lineage to career, smart practices to deep visioning, and much more.

Feb 9, 2017

Oh my goodness friends. I am beyond excited to bring you the very first episode of the Creative Superheroes podcast! Anna Guest-Jelley is the perfect person to kick things off… She is wise and grounded and full of insight about self-compassion and self-love.

Listen in as we talk about how Anna created Curvy Yoga, what body acceptance actually looks like and feels like + how deep transformation often comes through our bodies.

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