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SARAH BONNEVILLE: FROM SHY INTROVERT TO SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR. HOW TO REWRITE YOUR BELIEFS AND STEP INTO YOUR MOST POWERFUL SELF.

Today I’ve got a really special guest for you, Sarah Bonneville. She’s become a good friend and she’s also my virtual assistant. But first…she was my client. That’s right, back when Path to Freedom Coach Academy first got started, it wasn’t just for coaches, it was for ALL online entrepreneurs. Just a good look into the progression of business – it changes as YOU change, you aren’t married to your first idea! As you develop you start to niche down more and more until you land on the idea that just feels so RIGHT to you. There’s a bit of that here in Sarah’s story as well as she talks about how when she first started her business it was around her first passion, working with autistic kids, and how she realized that wasn’t something she wanted to turn into a business.

So anyway, Sarah and I had such a great conversation that I think you’re going to love. We dive into what her life was like before starting a business – much like me she was getting sick in her day job and much like many of you I’m thinking as well – always sick, stressed, exhausted. We’re talking ulcers, depression, anxiety, mouth sores, eating disorders, I mean really painful, life-altering stuff.

Sarah would come home at the end of the day just wiped and making a quick dinner, binging  Netflix, going to sleep and doing it all over again. Something I can totally relate to, sounds so much like my life as well before I started my business. It was like life on autopilot.

Growing up, Sarah never even dreamed of being an entrepreneur. Her mom was a teen mom, they didn’t have a lot and it really created so many limiting beliefs and stories around money for Sarah. So much so that she really never invested in herself at all until she made the decision to start her business. And even then it was scary as shit for her, as we can all relate. Sarah never thought she was really cut out to be an entrepreneur, she was shy, introverted, didn’t come from an entrepreneurial family or a lot of money.

But funny enough she found a voice online. She found she could be more herself on the internet. And she slowly started to take baby steps towards a life that was her own, a life she created and designed. Now Sarah’s making almost double what she was making in her last job, she’s free to pursue her favorite things like playing in a band and on a field hockey team, traveling around the world and working with clients from anywhere she pleases. It hasn’t been an easy journey, Sarah will be the first one to admit that, but she’s also proof that when you want something, all you have to do is rewrite your story to get it. I LOVED this interview and I know you will too.

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CHARITY SPENCER JAN: HOW TO FIND YOUR PURPOSE. MY LIFE IS A BRENE BROWN BOOK. CREATING CLIENTS ON DEMAND WITH NO WEBSITE. COACHING WITHOUT A CERTIFICATION.

Charity is a self-care coach from St. George Utah. Over the years she started and stopped many programs in college, never quite figuring out what exactly she wanted to do with her career and life, but she just knew she wanted to help people.

When she decided to be a self-care coach everything in her life aligned. She found her life purpose.

I love this interview because it really shows that you can literally go from having NO idea what your purpose is or what your career could be to having paying clients (more than 10) in just a few months!

We dive deep into how Charity was able to overcome her fears of investing in herself, of putting herself out there and sharing her new business, to how she was able to get 6 new clients in ONE week.

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Alignment is scary if you’re being honest. Curiosities are your soul speaking. How I stay healthy to avoid getting sick again. Shame around being a coach.

Hi guys, welcome back to another episode of the Punch Drunk Soul podcast, I’m your host, Ali Daniel.

So this episode is very near and dear to my heart because I wanted to share my story with you all, as open and vulnerable as possible. It was also recorded on my 30th birthday, so that’s cool. I asked my good friend Jessica Thomlinson to interview me for it and she just blew me away with her questions.

Her and I met on Instagram last year actually and we’ve become great friends. She’s a wonderful person and I just LOVE how this interview turned out. She’s great at asking deep questions and really helped bring out some of the juiciest bits of my story for you guys.

Listen in to experience my highs and lows, how I got in alignment with my purpose and my tips for you, how I got started in my business, the fears I overcame and how, my top 2 tips for getting started, how to heal yourself, what my mission is, and some of my proudest moments.

It’s by far one of the favorite interviews ever and I’m so excited to share it with you, so let’s just jump on in!

In this episode you’ll learn…

So I am back and bigger than ever with this podcast.

This is my COMEBACK episode where I share how I pretty much died and came back to life, what I’m up to in my business now, how I grew my blog into a coaching business with $20K online launches without any certifications and how I help women like you run a successful online coaching business.

Cue the lights and dramatic music…I wanted to use this episode to fill you in on what happened to this podcast, where I went and why I’m back, and then tell you a little bit about what to expect from me and the show moving forward.

In this episode you’ll learn…

This week on the podcast I’m speaking with Lena Elkins, a Millennial business and marketing coach who works with ambitious Millennials from around the world on escaping the 9 to 5 and launching their own online freelance businesses. This episode is all about finding the confidence to trust yourself, learning how to put yourself first, and figuring out how to get more in touch with your true self. 

Yes, Lena is a business coach and maybe starting your own business interests you, but maybe it doesn’t. Either way, what I really wanted to get out of this conversation with Lena was to understand how she was able to leave her corporate job at such a young age, despite her family and friends all thinking it was a bad idea. Where did that confidence come from? She seemed to have figured out who she was and what she wanted to do at such a young age and I wanted to know what it was that made her able to trust herself so much and go out on her own. I wanted to know what she does in her everyday life that might be different than the rest of us who are still trying to figure out who we are. Make sure you stay tuned till the end as Lena will be divulging her secrets, including one she’s never talked openly about before!

In this episode you’ll learn…

Hi guys! Today’s episode of the Punch Drunk Soul Podcast is with Jessica Dimas, a writer, blogger and mom who’s passionate about using the law of attraction and self-care in her daily life.

In our conversation we dive deep into her experience using the law of attraction to overcome a difficult situation in her life and how she’s developed it into a practice that has helped her create her ideal life and then we discuss how you can do the same in your own life! For those of you that don’t know what the law of attraction is, it’s the theory that like attracts like – essentially the idea that people and their thoughts are both made up of energy, as is everything else in the universe, and that through the process of “like energy attracting like energy” you can improve your own health, wealth and personal relationships with positive thoughts.

In this episode you’ll learn…

WOWOWOW! The first EVER episode of the Punch Drunk Soul Podcast is here guys! It’s finally here! This has been a freakin labor of love if I do say so myself. I had no idea how much really went into making a podcast. It’s not as easy as just pressing record and finding people to talk to. In fact, that was the easy part for me! But alas, it’s here now and I am SO SO excited to share it with you all! This first episode is all about exploring what it feels like to be out of alignment with your true self, learning how to find inner alignment and how to manage and overcome depression and anxiety through inner work.

In the episode, I speak with Lauren Madden, a Yoga Teacher in training and a certified Health and Wellness Life Coach living outside of Phoenix, Arizona. She works one-on-one with women to bring more alignment and happiness to their true self through balanced physical, mental, emotional and spiritual work. I feel like Lauren and I are kindred souls in that we share a lot of similarities in our paths which is what made me so excited to share her story with you guys. For example, we both took jobs in advertising after college and thought that was our dream job, only to find ourselves feeling lost, unsettled and depressed after an initial year of enjoying the job. Needless to say, it left us both super confused about what we wanted out of life! In this episode we’ll dive into how Lauren was able to get from there to where she is now.

In this episode you’ll learn…

Well, it’s official! The Punch Drunk Soul Podcast has launched! You can view and subscribe to it on iTunes right now!

To celebrate I’m giving away a TON of high vibe goodies to one lucky winner…will it be YOU? To enter, follow the instructions below and don’t forget to SHARE with friends and family because for every friend you refer, you get EIGHT additional entries!

Ultimate High Vibe Prize Pack

This prize pack is perfect for anyone looking to start a new chapter in their life, explore a new side of themselves, become more self-aware and open themselves up to fully aligning with their true self and soul. It’s basically everything you need to get started on or continue your personal growth journey to a happy and fulfilled life!

About the prizes:

  1. 1 year Headspace App subscription ($95 value) – Headspace is my favorite app for anyone looking to make a habit out of meditation. It’s what I personally used for about a year to help me learn and solidify my meditation practice. Now I meditate every day without fail and it has completely changed my life.
  2. 6 books (Big Magic, The Universe Has Your Back, The Power of Now, Light is the New Black, Daring Greatly, The Icarus Deception) (approx. $80 value) – These are the books that have had the biggest impact on my personal growth and spirituality journey. I’m so excited to give them all to one lucky winner!
  3. One $50 Lululemon gift card -My favorite brand of workout and yoga gear. Let’s face it, who couldn’t use some lulu bucks?
  4. Moon Juice Spirit Dust ($30 value) – One of favorite additions to my morning and evening healthy hot chocolate or tea. This adaptogenic elixir helps maintain healthy systems for superior states of clarity, relaxation and bliss.
  5. A Trio pack of Philosophie Superfoods’ Cacao Magic, Green Dream, and Berry Bliss Superfood and Protein Blends ($37 value) – These superfood and protein blends are the most fun new additional to my pantry. I love mixing the Cacao magic into my healthy hot chocolate to make it even healthier ;).
  6. One clear quartz necklace from @HumbleWarriorDesigns ($20 value) – Clear Quartz is the most versatile healing stone among all crystals. Quartz is the most powerful healing stone of the mineral kingdom, able to work on any condition. Clear Quartz is known as the stone of power and amplifies any energy or intention. It also protects against negativity, attunes to your higher self, and relieves pain. In other words it’s the perfect crystal for everyone.
  7. One detoxifying houseplant from @Trippin.On.Plants ($20 value) – Made with love from a good friend in Los Angeles, this little houseplant is more than just a pretty face. It also absorbs toxins in the air like formaldehyde, benzene and xylene, so you don’t have to. So nice of it, don’t you think?
  8. One Yoga Design Lab yoga mat ($54 value) – One of my favorite yoga mats for its beautiful design and machine washability! Luxurious and absorbent sueded microfiber (made of recycled plastic bottles!) bonded to a natural tree rubber base gives you the sweaty grip of a towel and the cushion of a yoga mat. Best used in sweaty yoga conditions or sprayed down with a little water before class.
  9. One “Passion” doTerra essential oil roller and one “Passion” doTerra lotion from @HappyHealthyJoe ($56 value) – Have you lost your why, your mojo, your passion? Too much of even a good thing can become predictable and boring over time. doTERRA Passion Inspiring Blend of spice and herb essential oils will help you rekindle excitement in your life. These Passion products will help ignite feelings of excitement, passion, and joy and counteract negative feelings of boredom and disinterest.
  10. One 50ml tin Oulis-Ointment ($27 value) – One of my new favorite beauty products! Those of you that know me know I don’t use much in terms of makeup or skincare, so when I find something I like, I sing it from the rooftops! This all purpose beauty balm can be used on anything from dry skin, eczema, cuts, burns, diaper rash, just under makeup, you name it! It’s all natural and made with a few simple ingredients including olive oil, chamomile and bees wax.
  11. One self-exploration journal ($15 value) – Journaling is an important part of the self-awareness and alignment process, but sometimes it’s tough to begin if you’re not much of a writer. To get you started I wanted to include this fun journal with self-reflecting prompts.
  12. One Major Arcana candle ($25 value) – The same candle I used to begin my new self-discovery journey just one year ago. The Fool candle, stands for new cycles, new journeys, or beginning anew. You do not need to worry, let go of fear. Stop making excuses or waiting for everything to be perfect, it is time to act. Take a leap of faith. Put your trust in the universe and know that you will be taken care of. Light the candle, anoint yourself with the included oil, meditate, repeat.

A special thank you to the brands who participated in this giveaway! Please be sure to check them out!
@Trippin.On.Plants
Oulis-Ointment
HappyHealthyJoe
HumbleWarriorDesigns
Philosophie Superfoods’

What are you waiting for?! Enter now!

Good luck!

Xx,
Ali