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How to Deal with Empathy Fatigue - Curves Welcome

How to Deal with Empathy Fatigue - Curves Welcome

November 7, 2019

How to Deal with Empathy Fatigue - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

I’d describe myself as an empath. When someone is hurt, I’m hurt. When someone is sad, I’m sad. When someone is in a bad mood, I’m in a bad mood. I seem to absorb the energy of whatever is happening around me. This can be all consuming and detrimental to my well-being. I realized after a while that taking on the weight of the world’s problems would destroy me if I didn’t set some safety measures and boundaries into place.

Today I wanted to share some of those.

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Bella Books Author E.J.Noyes joins Natalie Miller-Snell on Seize the Day

Bella Books Author E.J.Noyes joins Natalie Miller-Snell on Seize the Day

October 31, 2019

Bella Books Author E.J. Noyes joins Natalie Miller-Snell on Seize the Day

 

In todays show I am joined by author, E.J. Noyes. We discuss how Emily is overcoming fear by taking herself out of her comfort zone in her latest project, Reaping the Benefits, and how Emily drew on her own experiences of anxiety when writing about PTSD. She also shares some great advice for anyone listening to 'Seize the Day'. And I ask the controversial question: skiiing or snowboarding?

 

I hope you enjoy the show!

 

NB: there are spoilers in this show about EJ Noyes book, Alone. We also make references to Ask Me Again.

 

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How to Become Mentally Strong - Curves Welcome

How to Become Mentally Strong - Curves Welcome

October 24, 2019

How to Become Mentally Strong - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

To grow mentally strong you have to put yourself through situations that are uncomfortable. In this episode I share an experience that tested me on some serious strenous levels and how I came out on the other side a hell of a lot stronger from it. 

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Why We Should Adopt a Growth Mindset - Seize the Day with Natalie Miller-Snell

Why We Should Adopt a Growth Mindset - Seize the Day with Natalie Miller-Snell

October 17, 2019

Why We Should Adopt a Growth Mindset

 

Seize the Day Podcast

 

Welcome to Seize the Day Podcast with Natalie Miller-Snell.

 

In todays show I talk about Growth Mindset

 

  • What is a Growth Mindset
  • Why is it a good to adopt a Growth Mindset

 

Growth Mindset is knowing that with continual learning and practise, you can get better at anything.  You can achieve ANYTHING.

 

Over 30 years ago, Stanford Psychologist, Carol Dweck, developed the terms fixed mindset and growth mindset - she used these terms to describe beliefs individuals have about learning and intelligence.

mindsetworks

 

I hope you enjoy the show!

 

BOOKS REFERENCED ON THE SHOW: Bounce by Matthew Syed

 

GROWTH MINDSET WEBSITES REFERENCED / QUOTED FROM IN THE SHOW

https://www.brainpickings.org/2014/01/29/carol-dweck-mindset/

https://hbr.org/2016/01/what-having-a-growth-mindset-actually-means

https://www.mindsetworks.com/science/

 

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Reclaiming Life through Weight Loss - Curves Welcome

Reclaiming Life through Weight Loss - Curves Welcome

October 10, 2019

Reclaiming Life through Weight Loss - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

In this episode, I chat with Rosie Moore, an inspiring woman who has reclaimed her life and health through a major mental and physical weight loss. Rosie shares some great insights to help anyone struggling with the emotional roller coaster of life. Rosie inspires people through her positive mindset, posts, and overall love for life and all it offers.

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4 Ways to Help you Live a Life that Matters- Curves Welcome

4 Ways to Help you Live a Life that Matters- Curves Welcome

September 26, 2019

4 Ways to Help you Live a Life that Matters - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

I ran into a woman I used to work with at the university when out grocery shopping a few weeks ago. When I asked how she was doing, she began to cry. Not just cry, but sob. The tears rolled down her cheeks faster than she could swipe them away and she kept apologizing for getting so emotional.

This woman, I’ll name Mary for the sake of this podcast, lives a typical life. The truth is, most of us are overwhelmed by the enormity of tasks and obligations we agree to tackle.

In this episode I share 4 ways to help you stop overcommitting so you can live a life that holds more meaning.

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Multi-Awarding Winning Author, Publisher and Former Surgeon Radclyffe joins Natalie Miller-Miller on Seize the Day

Multi-Awarding Winning Author, Publisher and Former Surgeon Radclyffe joins Natalie Miller-Miller on Seize the Day

September 19, 2019

Multi-Awarding Winning Author, Publisher and Former Surgeon Radclyffe talks Surgery, Books and Goats

 

Seize the Day Podcast

 

Welcome to Seize the Day Podcast with Natalie Miller-Snell.

 

When I started this podcasting journey, I wanted to share the insights I have learned throughout my life and where possible, support individuals to Seize the Day; grab the opportunities and find the courage to do so.  I also wanted to celebrate women leaders, trailblazers and those individuals who are paving the way.  So I am delighted that Radclyffe joins me on todays show.

 

Radclyffe talks to me about how it all began.  From her surgery days, to writing romantic novels, starting Bold Stroke Books and her recent RWA Trailblazer award.  She has some fabulous insights which she shares and some great ‘Seize the Day’ moments.

 

I hope you enjoy the show!

 

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4 Ways to Reinvent Your Life - Curves Welcome

4 Ways to Reinvent Your Life - Curves Welcome

September 12, 2019

4 Ways to Reinvent Your Life - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

It’s human nature to want more for ourselves and live the most purposeful and fulfilling life possible. We want to make sure our actions make sense and have meaning. This world is full of opportunities to explore, and to sit idle seems like an awfully big waste of potential fun, excitement, and knowledge.

Today I’m going to share 4 ways to help you reinvent yourself and live a more fulfilling life.

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5 Benefits of a Daily Routine - Seize the Day with Natalie Miller-Snell

5 Benefits of a Daily Routine - Seize the Day with Natalie Miller-Snell

September 5, 2019

5 Benefits of a Daily Routine

 

Seize the Day Podcast

 

Welcome to Seize the Day Podcast with Natalie Miller-Snell.

 

In todays show I talk about the benefits of a daily routine.

 

  • What is a daily routine?
  • Why is it important?

 

Research has shown that a daily routine, such as regulated sleeping and eating patterns, can be beneficial and help reduce stress, improve sleep and help with mental health.

 

I hope you enjoy the show!

 

 

BOOKS REFERENCED ON THE SHOW: Alone by E J Noyes & Full English by Rachel Spangler

 

ROUTINE ADVICE WEBSITES

https://www.blurtitout.org/2018/11/08/mental-health-benefits-routine/

https://www.bustle.com/articles/148246-7-benefits-of-a-solid-daily-routine

http://www.skilledatlife.com/18-reasons-why-a-daily-routine-is-so-important/

 

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4 Keys to Find Your Passion - Curves Welcome

4 Keys to Find Your Passion - Curves Welcome

August 29, 2019

4 Keys to Find Your Passion - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

To live life just going through the motions doesn't feel good. We’re given this one life to do great things, and great things are born out of the seed of passion. Without that spark, the effort wastes energy, draining us and leaving us empty emotionally. There is no greater feeling than listening to that call to action that gets your heart pumping and your mind saying YES, I want to do this. So what do you do if you can't find your passion? 

Join me to explore four ways to find your passion! 

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Thought Leader & Talent Sourcer, Vanessa Raath Joins Natalie Miller-Miller on Seize the Day

Thought Leader & Talent Sourcer, Vanessa Raath Joins Natalie Miller-Miller on Seize the Day

August 22, 2019

Thought Leader & Talent Sourcer, Vanessa Raath Gets Interviewed

 

Seize the Day Podcast

 

Welcome to Seize the Day Podcast with Natalie Miller-Snell.

 

I have an exciting show for you today.  I am joined by the incredible Vanessa Raath, Thought Leader and Talent Sourcer.  Her career is vast, from working with young children to teaching people to scuba diving in SE Asia and now she is changing the way recruiters look for new talent.

 

Vanessa lives by the mantra “Life is too short to work in boring jobs”.  Her insights are truly enlightening.

 

I hope you enjoy the show!

 

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A Whole New Perspective on Tomorrow - Curves Welcome

A Whole New Perspective on Tomorrow - Curves Welcome

August 15, 2019

A Whole New Perspective on Tomorrow - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

We all have problems in life, some much bigger than others. That is life. No rhyme or reason to it. It’s part of the fabric of being a human being. We’re all going to experience frustration, disappointment, tragedy, death and sickness. And, we’ve heard it before, none of us are getting out of this alive. But it sure would be nice that while we are here, that we have some peace. We deserve it. And it’s ours to claim.

So where do you begin? Join me to explore answers to that question. 

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What is Meditation?  5 Easy Steps -  Seize the Day with Natalie Miller-Snell

What is Meditation? 5 Easy Steps - Seize the Day with Natalie Miller-Snell

August 8, 2019

What is Meditation?  5 Easy Steps

 

Seize the Day Podcast

 

Welcome to Seize the Day Podcast with Natalie Miller-Snell.

 

In todays show I talk about Meditation.

 

  • What is it?
  • Why should we do it?
  • How does a beginner start?

 

Research has shown meditation can be beneficial to help with reducing stress, fears and anxieties. It can help enhance concentration and help with relaxation.

 

I talk through 5 easy steps to help anyone start practising meditation.

 

I hope you enjoy the show!

 

 

BOOKS REFERENCED ON THE SHOW: Create a Life to Love, After Mrs Hamilton & Malinda Lo

 

MEDITATION WEBSITES

https://www.mindful.org/how-to-meditate/

https://www.headspace.com/meditation-101/what-is-meditation

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320392.php

https://www.wikihow.com/Meditate

https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/meditation/in-depth/meditation/art-20045858

 

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An Interview with Natalie Miller-Snell on Seizing the Day - Curves Welcome

An Interview with Natalie Miller-Snell on Seizing the Day - Curves Welcome

August 1, 2019

An Interview with Natalie Miller-Snell on Seizing the Day - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

Today is a special Curves Welcome podcast because I am coming to you from the GCLS annual conference along with my fellow podcaster Natalie Miller-Snell from Seize the Day! We giggled a bit, talked about life, motivation for producing podcasts, and a lot of other great topics. Natalie shares with us her secret to seizing the day.

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Grab a copy of The Pet Boutique, a lesbian romance novel 

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Connect with Natalie Miller-Snell: https://seizethe-day.com/

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3 Tips to Live a More Stimulating Life - Curves Welcome

3 Tips to Live a More Stimulating Life - Curves Welcome

July 18, 2019

3 Tips to Live a More Stimulating Life - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

One of the best ways to stay excited with life is to remain curious about it. When in a state of curiousity you see the world as a student of the universe and open yourself up to learning and growing. 

In this podcast, I share 3 easy ways to stay curious and discover an extraordinary view on life.

SHOW NOTES:

Start Reading Uprooting Series

https://curveswelcome.com/in-the-works/

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Finding Acceptance - Seize the Day with Natalie Miller-Snell

Finding Acceptance - Seize the Day with Natalie Miller-Snell

July 11, 2019

Finding Acceptance and Why Kindness Helps

 

Seize the Day Podcast

 

Welcome to Seize the Day Podcast with Natalie Miller-Snell.

 

In todays show I discuss how to find acceptance in our lives.  I firmly believe acceptance and kindness are interlinked.  Kindness really is key.

 

Being kind gives us the opportunity to understand ourselves and each other more, which helps create better acceptance for everyone.

 

I hope you enjoy the show!

 

KIKI ARCHER’S NEW BOOK as discussed on the show: Say You’ll Love Me Again

 

WEBSITE REFERENCED: 5 Things Everyone Should Know About Acceptance

 

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6 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Clutter - Curves Welcome

6 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Clutter - Curves Welcome

July 4, 2019

6 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Clutter - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

Clutter is like the sneaky cold virus that comes in on a whisper. At first, you don’t notice its entrance. It hides in the quiet recesses of the unnoticed, slowly building on itself until it gets nice and comfy. Then it begins to multiply, stretching beyond natural, taking over territories not able to coexist peacefully in its presence. Before long, it clouds the once pure space that offered tranquility and rest. It thrives in the new chaos it forms, casting upon us an obnoxious force that inevitably overruns the very environment we need to sustain our focus, health, and overall quality of life.

Learn 6 easy ways to get rid of this clutter monster! 

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Start Reading Uprooting Series

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Author A L Brooks Talks Books and Emigrating with Natalie Miller-Snell - Seize the Day Podcast

Author A L Brooks Talks Books and Emigrating with Natalie Miller-Snell - Seize the Day Podcast

June 27, 2019

Author A L Brooks Talks Books and Emigrating

Seize the Day Podcast

 

Welcome to Seize the Day Podcast with Natalie Miller-Snell.

 

In todays show, I am joined by the very lovely Angela Brooks, aka A L Brooks.

 

Angela talks to me about being an author, what writing means to her and how many pillows she sleeps with :).  She has many stories to tell, including how she recently emigrated to Germany.

 

I hope you enjoy the show!

 

NEW BOOK as discussed on the show: Write Your Own Script

 

Other Book Recommendations

The Music and the Mirror - Lola Keeley

Ask Me Again - E J Noyes

 

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How to Overcome Self-Doubt - Curves Welcome

How to Overcome Self-Doubt - Curves Welcome

June 20, 2019

How to Overcome Self-Doubt - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

Let’s get real about self-doubt for  a minute. Quite frankly, it spreads. What starts out as a slight hesitation, grows into an all-out war with your mind. It’ll play tricks on you. It’s a clever emotion like that. It’s one of those emotions that thrives on your avoidance. The only way to deal with fear is to face it. To view it as your teacher instead of adversary. And the most effective way to do this is to embrace it by acknowledging it and learning from it through a determined desire to grow.

Tune in to learn:

  • How to use self-doubt as your teacher
  • How to seize opportunities instead of fear them
  • How to get in the game and win instead of hanging on the sidelines and missing out

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1 Easy Step to Become a Better Conversationlist - Curves Welcome

1 Easy Step to Become a Better Conversationlist - Curves Welcome

June 6, 2019

1 Easy Step to Become a Better Conversationlist - Curves Welcome

Curves Welcome with Suzie Carr

On the surface, conversing may seem an easy thing to do. After all, we have conversations all the time, right? We go to work and we converse. We converse with our family and friends. We meet with new clients and converse. There are conversations going on all around us, all the time, yet many of those conversations are missing an important element. And, that cricial element is what I'm going to talk about in today's episode.

Tune in to learn:

  • How to take conversations to a better level
  • How to leave a person feeling understood and in good hands
  • How to have greater impact in your relationships

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