Curves Welcome - Why You Want to Rock the Boat

September 13, 2018

Curves Welcome - Why You Want to Rock the Boat

 

Healthy conflict is essential to healthy relationships. In the beginning of the coming-of-age novel, The Fiche Room, Emma Hill avoided conflict at all costs with those closest to her. She feared fighting and what it would do to her life. She didn’t want to rock the boat because by doing so, she’d have to face potential hurt, chaos, and truths that she’d kept hidden all her life.

She assumed, like many of us, that by keeping the peace, her relationships could stay healthy. Although, what she failed to understand was that by remaining amenable, she caged herself and those she loved. By stayng silent on matters that were impotant to her, she risked destroying the delicate tapestry of honesty, integrity, and trust

Silence is not the answer.

Tune in to learn how to engage in healthy conflict and enrich your relationships.

 

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How to Overcome Fear by Natalie Miller-Snell

September 6, 2018

HOW TO OVERCOME FEAR

Seize the Day Podcast

 

Welcome to Seize the Day Podcast with Natalie Miller-Snell where we explore how to seize all of the opportunities life presents us on a day by day basis, and the tools we can use to help us succeed.

 

In show four I look at how to overcome fear.  Fear can really cripple us and a lot of people are unable to do things, because of it.  I use this episode to explain how we can turn fear into confidence and action, by breaking it down into the three areas: -

 

  1. What is fear - why do we have fear?
  2. Different types of fear?
  3. How to overcome fear?

 

Seize the Day was inspired by my favourite Latin expression Carpe Diem.  I’m very much a “glass is half full” person and I’ve had some great mentors throughout my life, who have offered me invaluable guidance.  We have so many wonders at our fingertips and sometimes we just need a little help, or someone to remind us.

 

Book recommended in the show - Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers

 

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Website:  www.seizethe-day.com

Twitter: @natsnell

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Curves Welcome - How To Be More Resilient

August 16, 2018

Curves Welcome - How To Be More Resilient

Resiliency is just another way to describe the personal power that’s born out of facing and embracing life’s curve balls with a sense of respect and understanding that we can choose to be victorious on the other side of that curve. When a curve ball strikes, are you prepared to face it? 

In this episode, I share 4 valuable, easy-to-implement tips to help you become more resilient and successful with anything life tosses your way. 

 

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Mantras and Positive Affirmations

August 9, 2018

Mantras and Positive Affirmations

Seize the Day Podcast

 

Welcome to Seize the Day Podcast with Natalie Miller-Snell where we explore how to seize all of the opportunities life presents us on a day by day basis, and the tools we can use to help us succeed.

 

In todays show, I take look at Mantras and Positive Affirmations.  What is a mantra or positive affirmation and where did they originate?  What are the benefits and why should we use them?  I'll also explore the different type of mantras you can use with some personal examples.

 

Seize the Day was inspired by my favourite Latin expression Carpe Diem.  I’m very much a “glass is half full” person and I’ve had some great mentors throughout my life, who have offered me invaluable guidance.  We have so many wonders at our fingertips and sometimes we just need a little help, or someone to remind us.

 

Websites / books referred to in the show:

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Secret-Rhonda-Byrne-ebook/dp/B002RI9UKE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1533374396&sr=8-1&keywords=the+secret+rhonda

https://eocinstitute.org/meditation/how-mantras-enhance-meditation/

http://www.thejourneyjunkie.com/yoga-3/mantras-101-benefits-use-examples/

http://www.breakthroughpsychologyprogram.com/benefits-of-positive-affirmations.html

 

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Website:  www.seizethe-day.com

Twitter: @natsnell

Email:  nataliemillersnell@gmail.com

 

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Curves Welcome - A Tribute to My Sweet Bumblebee

August 2, 2018

My dog, Bumblebee, passed away on June 15, 2018. She was loved by many, and this episode represents the incredible love and friendship we shared. She taught me so many lessons, and I share a few of those today. 

 

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Bumblebee's Tribute Video

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Curves Welcome – Life on Your Terms

July 19, 2018

Curves Welcome – Life on Your Terms

Maybe you’ve found yourself living a life on someone else’s terms, a life, if given an easier choice, you never would’ve made for yourself. That happens a lot. Choosing a life path not at all in sync with your heart because it’s just easier than rocking the boat with those in your life. 

It’s not comfortable to rock the boat, after all. It can be quite terrifying, in fact. It’s terrifying because you don’t know how those close to you will think of your true calling or true self. Will they still love you? Will they accept you as you truly are? Will this change in a life path alter their lives in a way that will make you feel guilt, even if it is unjustified guilt?

What’s at stake if you don’t choose life on your own terms?

Tune in to explore this with me.

 

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Curves Welcome – How to Deal with Negative People

July 5, 2018

Curves Welcome – How to Deal with Negative People

Being around negative people can drain you. Negative people can take every last morsel of energy from your body as they sweep you up into their mayhem and toss you around until you are so dizzy, you don't know which way is up or which way is down.

So what are you supposed to do when you’re around a negative person?

Tune in to explore this with me.

 

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Curves Welcome | How to Increase Your Energy

June 21, 2018

Curves Welcome | How to Increase Your Energy

Do you ever feel like you could fall asleep during the day while you're working, driving, basically doing the ordinary things that people do on a daily basis? Maybe as you sit at your desk and attempt to focus on the task at hand you struggle to keep your eyes open? Perhaps your mind starts to fog over and all you want to do is place your head down and take a nap. A clue that you might be too tired to function effectively is if you’ve ever found yourself driving home and not remembering how you got there.

How do you summons the energy you need to pursue the things in life that you deserve?

Tune in to explore some ideas with me.

 

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Understanding the Reverse T3 Test

 

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Curves Welcome - How to Build Inner Strength

June 7, 2018

Curves Welcome – How to Build Inner Strength

No one is immune to struggle. But you know, struggle is the builder of strength. Without it, you’re never going to find out just how strong you are.

Your inner voice can do some serious damage if you allow it to run wild. It’ll tell you things that simply aren’t true. It will make things seem bigger and scarier than they are for you. That voice can stop you in your tracks and talk you into running in the other direction, the opposite direction to where you might need to truly go. Without intervention, it will place doubt in your mind and cloud your vision, your vision of who you really are, which is much stronger than you likely give yourself credit for being.

So how do you get to that point where instead of being the underdog, you become the superhero of your story?

Tune in to explore this with me.

 

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Life Changing Things Queer Teens Should Know

March 19, 2018

Life Changing Things Queer Teens Should Know

 Les Talk About It

In this episode of Les Talk About It, Sheena and Tamara talk about Life Changing Things Queer Teens Should Know. 

They ask what would I tell my teen self

They look at comments from The Lesbian Talk Show Chat Group on Facebook and see what advice others would give their teen selves. 

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Michelle Do not create the opportunity for regrets. Stop hating yourself, you are special, ignore anyone who says otherwise. My past has contributed to who I am today (who I am very much at peace with) so I wouldn't want anything to change anything other than a few of the darkest moments although I suppose they are the most significant....so maybe just that everything is going to be OK  

Brooklyn Don't worry, Brooklyn I'll get cool and skinny soon enough just keep trying. 

Marlen Stop worrying about what everyone thinks. Don’t try so hard to fit in. Be yourself and proud of yourself 

Kat Don't listen to your friends. Drinking is NOT cool and boys ARE gross 

Rachel You will conclude that god isn’t real, and if she is she wouldn’t judge you for who you love so let go of that fear. The world is so much bigger and more beautiful than you know yet. Your parents may not ever fully accept you, but it will get better and it will be worth it to be true to yourself regardless. Also, don’t fully burn bridges with homophobic friends and family. You’ll be surprised at the people that come around, and you’ll wish you could restore some of those relationships you walked away from. Finally, when that girl tells you she loves you, don’t be so afraid to follow up, because you’ll always wonder what might have been. 

Andi "Depression is a real thing and you're not a freak for having it and you will figure out how to better manage it. That's why I'm here and able to tell you that. Also, it's okay to be gay and you will find your people.” 

Suzie Write down all those stories in your head now. Don't wait until your mid twenties. 

Tig You're an introvert and at least bisexual, and that's fine. Now go out and enjoy yourself, then recharge at home for a week. And all those normal people? As weird as you, just in different ways. 

Erin The world you inhabit now is as small as the minds who make you feel you don’t belong. The world beyond is limitless, so hang in there and realise your potential. 

Heather Goodness, so much to say and so little likelihood that I’d have believed it. I guess I’d try for, “Live your life on the assumption that you’ll never find the love of your life, because you probably won’t. Try not to let it get to you. Oh, and you’re going to choose the wrong graduate advisor but there’s nothing can be done about it. It’s not you, it’s her.” 

Em There is someone out there who will love you for who you are, so don’t panic, do not hate yourself, don’t try to change just be yourself, it will all work out. Oh yeah and getting shit faced every weekend doesn’t help, so give it a miss if you can. Also ignore that your sister said you can’t get a boy cause you are ugly, because you figure out later you are a chick magnet and never ever wanted a boy anyway. 

Marlen There is nothing wrong with me it’s must be the universe 

Wendy It'll all be okay in the end. 

About The Hosts

Sheena comes from a media background and in 2014 she started The Lesbian Review, a website dedicated to reviewing the best lesbian books and movies. In 2016 A podcast channel seemed like a natural progression and so she started The Lesbian Talk Show.  

Sheena discovered lesbian fiction in her late teens and it helped her with her coming out process, something for which she will always be grateful.  

Tamara is a marketing professional and has branched out into design and photography. Her natural love for research and learning meant that she was the perfect podcast partner when Sheena wanted to start Les Talk About It. (Well, that and the fact that Tamara is married to Sheena.)  

About The Show 

Les Talk About It is a show dedicated to busting the myths around lesbians. We look at everything from flannel to lesbians being cat ladies, loving softball and having carabiners.  

One of the first shows to be started on The Lesbian Talk Show, it has been running since 2016.  

 

You can find all of the episodes here 

 

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Finding Your Purpose - A Blast From The Past Episode

March 8, 2018

Find Your Purpose

Curves Welcome

In this Blast From The Past Episode Suzie explores how to find your purpose. This is one of the very first episodes of Curves Welcome.

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Curves Welcome: How to Benefit from Criticism

February 15, 2018

Curves Welcome –How to Benefit from Criticism

What do you do when someone criticizes you? Do you let it stop you? Or do you use that criticism to your advantage and as a tool for growth? 

Tune in to explore this with me.

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Curves Welcome: How to Stop Comparing Yourself

January 18, 2018

Curves Welcome – How to Stop Comparing Yourself

Novelist and motivational blogger Suzie Carr reflects on how we compare ourselves to others, and the damage this causes us.

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Curves Welcome: How to Improve Focus

January 4, 2018

Curves Welcome – How to Improve Focus

Novelist and motivational blogger Suzie Carr takes a look at priorities and how they play a crucial part in our life journey.

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Curves Welcome: Turn Uncertainty into Opportunity

December 21, 2017

Curves Welcome –Turn Uncertainty into Opportunity

Novelist and motivational blogger Suzie Carr analyzes uncertainty and its powerful effect on life. She examines those who have the ability to take a bad situation and create a good outcome from it.

Uncertainty is as much a part of life as breathing. Most of us fear uncertainty on some level. We may fear things like getting into a car accident on the way to the grocery store, losing our job that we love, finding out we didn’t get that promotion we sought, missing out on a fun vacation because of a lack of funds, having our car not start on an important meeting day. You’re not alone if you’ve had these thoughts. But what makes us have these thoughts in the first place?

Some experts might say it’s out intolerance of uncertainty that causes us to fear it.

Interestingly enough, many of us view uncertainty as a bad thing. We attribute a bad outcome to its presence. But what if that uncertainty is necessary for you to get to a new place, a better place? What if these uncertain situations create good outcomes in the end?

Tune in and see how bad things can evolve into good.

 

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Curves Welcome: How to Be Attentive to the Present Moment

December 7, 2017

Curves Welcome – How to Be Attentive to the Present Moment

Novelist and motivational blogger Suzie Carr talks about one of the greatest life lessons she learned from her dogs, how to be more mindful in this chaotic world.

The greatest lessons I’ve learned in life have been through my dogs. Dogs are natural leaders, healers, and friends. Without words, without judgment, without criticism, and instead with a simple look, they know exactly how to communicate the important things in life.

One of the greatest life lessons I learned that I learned from my dogs is indulging in the present moment, or in other words, being mindful.

Dogs understand how to live in the present moment. They know how to dig in and really grasp the here and now. If we can learn how to be more mindful, we can learn how to live a better life. How to stay calm, centered and attentive to the present moment.

What do mindful people do on a daily basis to make the most out of life? Tune in the find out!

 

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Curves Welcome: Stop Forcing and Start Winning

November 23, 2017

Curves Welcome – Stop Forcing and Start Winning

Novelist and motivational blogger Suzie Carr explores failure and the disappointment that results from it. She discusses how one of her biggest failures humbled her and shaped her future.

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Curves Welcome: How to Tap into Courage

November 9, 2017

Curves Welcome – How to Tap into Courage

Novelist and Motivational Blogger Suzie Carr asks the following in this episode: When was the last time you did something you were afraid of? Stood up to it and said no more. Decided you were no longer willing to sacrifice your joy and your experience in this great opportunity of life just to have a backseat in the comfort zone?

  

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How To Propose To A Woman

November 6, 2017

How To Propose To A Woman

Les Talk About It

In this episode of Les Talk About it Sheena and Tamara are discussing the right way to propose to a woman.

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Sheena is the founder of The Lesbian Talk Show podcast channel and The Lesbian Review. Tamara is super smart and loves researching and together this married couple is known to get slightly off topic and laugh a lot.

Send your questions and comments to Podcast@TheLesbianTalkShow.com or visit www.TheLesbianTalkShow.com for more info about this and our other podcasts.

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