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Living outside of the purpose for which you were born and perfectly matched leaves you with a sense of dissatisfaction. It can lead to depression and despair. The good news is that when you live your purpose, you love your life. Your purpose involves healthy relationships with good people, a sense o… read more

233 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

How Michelle Glogovic found her purpose through unemployment

November 26th, 2023


In this episode of the Find Your Purpose Now Podcast, our guest Michelle Glogovac, shares how she found her purpose when she was faced with …

How I found my purpose (or how my purpose found me)

November 19th, 2023


In this week's episode of the Find Your Purpose Now podcast, I share my story of going from homeless to home owner, from foster care to business …

Countering the 7 wounds that can deter or distract us from fulfilling our life’s purpose

November 11th, 2023


There are seven basic human emotions that we all experience at some point in our lives. Some are not much more than a bump in the road, but others …

Do you think you're not good enough?

November 5th, 2023


Most of us are walking around feeling like we're not good enough. If only we were better (cuter, smarter, more talented, more educated, in better shape, blahblahblah), we'd be loved, we'd be accepted, we'd be valued, …

Self care --"Me Time" can connect you to the creator of your purpose

October 29th, 2023


In this episode of the Find Your Purpose Now podcast, we talk about the distractions to fulfilling our purpose and what you can do to eliminate …

You have power. Here's how to find it!

October 21st, 2023


You have a great deal of power. Think about it. You have the power to see, to think, to communicate, to choose, and so much more. But as much power as you have, it's insignificant compared to the power you gain access …

You're on a mission from God. Do you know what it is?

October 14th, 2023


YOU, yes you, are on a mission from God. We all are. You might have one mission throughout your life, or you might have many, varied missions throughout your life.

Your mission is time-sensitive. There is a deadline. …

Clues to your purpose are found in your potential

October 8th, 2023


Let's talk about YOUR POTENTIAL to fully self-actualize, meaning, let's explore your unrealized potential to be all you can be and to do all you were …

Here's how to find your purpose when you HATE YOUR JOB, YOUR LIFE, YOUR RELATIONSHIPS, etc.

October 1st, 2023


So how in the world are you supposed to find your purpose when you're stuck in a job you hate or in a relationship with someone who's not supportive, or in any of the other hard places we find ourselves?

In today's …

Understand Your Value with special guest Marcy Weinstein

September 24th, 2023


Marcy Weinstein has represented more sales volume and set more sales records than all other real estate agents in the history of Newport Coast in …

Purpose Coach Adam Tallamy gives a powerful tool for overcoming fear PLUS a free offer in part 2 of this 2-part interview

September 16th, 2023


Adam Tallamy, a purpose coach and teacher in London, gave up everything to follow his dream of helping people to not just find their purpose, but to …

Adam Tallamy gave up everything to find his purpose. Now he helps others find theirs. Part 1 of 2

September 10th, 2023


Today I'm talking to Adam Tallamy, a purpose coach and teacher in London who gave up everything to follow his dream of helping people find their …

Who are you imitating? And who's imitating you?

September 2nd, 2023


We become like the people with whom we spend time. Think about the people who go out and get the newest haircut, the skinny jeans, the blue hair, the nose piercing, the tribal tattoo, or whatever other thing that …

The ONLY shortcut to living your purpose

August 27th, 2023


We want the people in our lives to be moral, ethical, kind and loving. We don't love it when people are immoral, unethical, unkind and hateful.

In …

How do you know when you're living your purpose?

August 20th, 2023


There are five ways that we can know when we're really living in our purpose.

Every one of these measurements will have an ebb and flow throughout our life. What we want to aim for is a balance of all five of these …

Do you suffer from FOMO because others seem to have it so much better than you?

August 13th, 2023


Have you ever known anyone who seemed to have a "cake and ice cream life," where the worst thing that ever happened to them was getting their hair wet as they walked from the car to the department store? Ya, we've all …

Don't kill time (and your purpose). Choose your battles wisely.

August 6th, 2023


When we spend the finite time of our lives angry, hurt, or offended, we're missing windows of opportunity that we could be living our purpose and …

Find the genius inside of you that unlocks the door to your purpose

July 30th, 2023


You may not feel like a genius, but there is a genius within you. Your genius is your "secret sauce" that equips you to do things that you never went …

The Delta Theorem--an innovative framework for becoming fully alive and truly wealthy with guest Bret Magpiong

July 23rd, 2023


For most of us, finding and living our purpose is a process that happens over time. Very few of us know exactly what we were born to do and do that to the exclusion of all else. Most of us sort of wander through life in …

Do you think it's too late to live your purpose?

July 16th, 2023


Many of us think we're too old to find and live our purpose because we took a wrong turn. We did too much wrong. We made too many mistakes. We missed …

5 Reasons We Need God To Fully Accomplish Our Purpose

July 9th, 2023


What's God got to do with it?

You can live out some of your purpose without God because you can use your talents, personality, character traits, etc., all of which are there specifically to equip you and qualify you to …

Gathering and analyzing the "data" of your life will help you figure out what's moving you toward your purpose and what could be distracting you from living it.

July 2nd, 2023


How do you feel?

Are you exhausted? Or are you energized?

Do you feel empty? Or do you feel exhilarated?

Do you feel like you can't take it another day? Or do you feel like you can't wait to get back to it?

Do you feel …

If you don't do this, you could miss your purpose

June 25th, 2023


Have you ever had the experience of someone's face lighting up when you walked into a room? When you were little, did anyone's face totally light up into the biggest smile when you walked in? Or have you had the …

How mental illness affects your purpose

June 21st, 2023


Depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, eating disorders... the list of the things that diminish our sense of wellness, goes on and on.

The Anxiety and Depression Association of …

Actionable Ways To Find Your Purpose

June 11th, 2023


Our guest today, Elizabeth Rosenberg, CEO of The Good Advice Company, shares three specific, actionable ways to find ways to do what you love to do, utilize your strengths, and make an impact in the world, which she …

Clues to your purpose can be found in the memorable events of your past!

June 4th, 2023


Think about your childhood, your teenage years, and all the years up until today. What are the moments that stand out?

What did you accomplish that …

Whose influence are you under?

May 29th, 2023


We are all influenced by the people around us. They evoke emotions within us, they teach us, they can provoke us, and if we're honest, they can also encourage and empower us or they can lead us down the wrong paths.

Are the "successful" lives we see on social media real success or is it phony baloney?

May 20th, 2023


There is A LOT of confusion about success. People on social media who post about their beautiful, amazing, nothing-ever-goes-wrong lives appear to …

Finding your purpose by eliminating the D's & F's with Dr. Rosemarie Downer

May 14th, 2023


D's & F's diminish or destroy our purpose. What are we talking about? Doubt, Discouragement, Distraction, Fear, Frustration, and Failure, just to name a few. All of these are threats to our purpose. 

Doubting …

Live For More Through Resilience

May 7th, 2023


"Resilience is being proactive, absorbing shocks, growing through trauma, building supportive networks, and being proactive," says Brad Hook, author of Resilience Mastery--11 Keys To Upgrade Human Performance and host …

Loss & Grief can derail your purpose or point you toward it--you get to decide

April 30th, 2023


We all experience loss and the grief that accompanies it at some point in this life. It always feels unfair. Many of us don't see it coming so it feels like a completely unexpected punch to the gut. It's when we're …

7 ways to get through survival mode and live your purpose

April 23rd, 2023


Finding your purpose sounds like an impossible thing when you're barely surviving. Living in survival mode is difficult. It's exhausting. And it can …

Get a clear picture of your purpose and start talking about it

April 16th, 2023


The first step to moving forward with your purpose is to get a clear picture in your mind of what you would LOVE to be doing, how you want to spend …

Suicide. It's a hard, deep, dark subject but one that is entrenched in hope

April 9th, 2023


Suicide. It's a hard, deep, dark subject. But the flip side is that suicide prevention work is "deeply entrenched I'm hope," says psychologist, …

When the seemingly ordinary becomes extraordinary, you're in your purpose

April 2nd, 2023


Most of us aren't going to have a purpose that makes headlines or tons of money, but every one of us has a purpose that is significant. Many of us make the mistake of thinking that we have to find a cure for cancer or …

People who are living their purpose are having the time of their lives!

March 26th, 2023


If you are doing the work of finding and fulfilling your purpose WE CELEBRATE YOU!

In this episode we talk about the excitement and the incomparable …

Living your purpose involves these three things...

March 19th, 2023


OK, let's clarify that there's a very high likelihood that you'll have to DO SOMETHING to find your purpose. It's awesome when someone just stumbles into their purpose, but it doesn't usually happen that way. 

In this …

Is your world too small?

March 12th, 2023


When our world is small and the people in it are few, our perspective becomes small. It appears that our choices are few. Limited choices and …

Let's talk about how you can earn a living at living you purpose

March 5th, 2023


We've talked about many of the clues to finding your purpose. It's time we begin to talk about how to put your clues together to live a life of purpose. 

In this episode we talk about putting together the clues you've …

This is the antidote to misery

February 26th, 2023


Misery is the #1 indicator of not living in your purpose. If you're miserable, grouchy, irritable and just downright difficult, you're NOT living in …

This one clue will shine a light on your purpose

February 19th, 2023


Have you ever accomplished something and felt like you were on top of the world? If you have, the area of your accomplishment may be pointing you in the direction of this important clue. (If you haven't felt that way, …

Just Say Yes!

February 12th, 2023


Some children know what they want to be when they grow up, and they proceed to grow up and do exactly what they said they wanted to do. Many of us …

Your purpose may involve this CLUE

February 5th, 2023


Your purpose ALWAYS involves helping others. Often the ones we're to help are, well, difficult. The pathway to purpose through helping people who are …

Are you living reflexively or reflectively?

January 29th, 2023


We've all said or done things that we wished we hadn't. We know the minute those words come out of our mouth (or that donut goes into our mouth) that …

You'll never live your purpose and love your life if you do this

January 22nd, 2023


YOU are THE ONLY ONE who has your specific purpose. You were uniquely designed and perfectly matched to your purpose. You are not a match for anyone else's purpose. So let's quit comparing ourselves and our purpose to …

The most powerful clues to our purpose are found in our painful experiences

January 15th, 2023


No one wants to re-live the most painful experiences of their life, but before you click this off, consider that we learn survival skills by …

Will we be judged on how well we lived our purpose?

January 8th, 2023


Uh-Oh! What if we'll be judged for the degree to which we fulfilled God's purpose for our lives? 

In this episode, we talk about what Jesus said in …

Evaluate your life, find your purpose

January 1st, 2023


In our hectic lives that run at the speed of electronics, it's important to stop from time to time and take an honest evaluation of our lives to make …

Your core beliefs and values are foundational to living your purpose. Do you know what they are?

December 25th, 2022


We have to know our core beliefs and values because these will help us choose the people we want to be in relationship with, the companies we want to …

The two "P's" to finding your purpose

December 18th, 2022


Are you waiting for your purpose to present itself? Lots of people are watching for their purpose to show up in their lives, but watching isn't enough. You have to actively move toward your purpose, but how? What if you …

The gifts inside you are a clue to your purpose

December 11th, 2022


Those things that we just somehow know how to do are our gifts. We didn't go to school to learn these things--we are naturally able to do these …

The good things you do for others will point you towards your purpose

December 4th, 2022


The good qualities inside you are a very practical clue to your purpose because we attract people and opportunities with our virtuous behaviors. Some people call them spiritual gifts. We call the goodness inside of you …

Your personality traits point you toward your purpose!

November 27th, 2022


Your personality traits are a HUUUUUUUUGE clue to your purpose. This is true for those traits you like about yourself, but it's also true for those natural personality traits that you think are flaws. The things about …

You can't fulfill your purpose until you know who you really are

November 20th, 2022


So who are you REALLY? Do you know the good personality traits and character traits that make you awesome? We all know what we think is "wrong" or not great about ourselves, but can we quickly bring to mind what's …

What do you believe about yourself?

November 13th, 2022


We're all walking around with beliefs about ourselves, many of which we're consciously unaware of. These include the childhood messages that become embedded inside of us that remind us of the times we weren't invited to …

BIGGEST CLUE to your purpose --jk we always say that, but it IS super important

November 6th, 2022


It's amazing how the clues to your purpose will start falling into place to point you in the direction of God's good plans for your life when you begin to really seek your purpose. 

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Follow the clues to your unique purpose

October 30th, 2022


This is the first in a series of podcasts about the clues to finding your purpose. 

Wouldn't it be wonderful if we just automatically landed in the …

Finding your purpose, mission and personal vocation with Simone Rizkallah, ENDOW Director of Program Growth

October 23rd, 2022


Do you have a desire to live a good life? Do you want to know the truth? 

Simone Rizkallah, Director of Program Growth for ENDOW is our special guest …

What Are Your Obstacles?

October 16th, 2022


Do you feel like you can’t reach your goals because something or someone is holding you back? All of us have obstacles, but there are ways for us to …

Is your paradigm holding you back?

October 9th, 2022


You'll never live your purpose and love your life if you don't believe that there is a good purpose for your life. In this episode, we talk about the …

If you hate your life, this is for you

October 2nd, 2022


So many people hate their lives. What an awful way to go through life. And the worst part is, it's completely unnecessary. 

Whatever happened that …

For people who think they have no purpose

September 25th, 2022


It is profoundly sad that there are people who sincerely think that they have no purpose. People who feel that there is no purpose or meaning to their lives have no hope. And for some, that means they have no limits or …

7 guardrails for staying on the path towards your purpose

September 18th, 2022


Do you ever feel like you're going backwards, away from your purpose? Or that you're going in circles instead of making progress towards your purpose? 

We all want our lives to be one straight line from where we are …

How do you know when you're in your purpose?

September 11th, 2022


Many people think they're living in their purpose, and they're not. Others are in their purpose and are still looking for something else. Either way, they aren't enjoying what's possible for them. So how do we recognize …

When are you going to start believing you’re enough?

September 4th, 2022


Confident people really stand out to us because many of us are insecure about our looks, the way we dress, the way we sound, our social status, our jobs, the money in our account, and just about any other aspect of our …

What are you chasing?

August 28th, 2022


A lot of us are striving for success. But are we striving for authentic success or hype, smoke and mirrors? 

Some people appear to have it all. They …

Are you in the business of being busy?

August 21st, 2022


Most of us are busy busy busy, but are we busy with those things that are essential to the fulfillment of our life's purpose? 

It's so easy to be …

What to do while we're suffering

August 14th, 2022


"Count it all joy" ... are you kidding?! In the midst of suffering, how can anyone feel any joy?!  

It's possible to feel peace and joy in the midst of hard times. We know that sounds like an outrageous claim, but it's …

What we learn from suffering

August 7th, 2022


So much suffering seems so pointless. We question why the terrible thing happened, we wonder why it happened to us, and if we're really honest, we feel resentment toward people for whom everything appears to be perfect. …

Suffering--can we avoid it?

July 31st, 2022


To be human is to experience suffering of some kind at some time throughout our lives. It can be physical, emotional, financial or spiritual suffering. Sometimes we suffer because someone we care about is suffering and …

The problem with pain and suffering -- first in a series about suffering

July 24th, 2022


Being a Christian doesn't automatically guarantee that you will never suffer again. The good news is that God promises to accompany us throughout our lives, including the rough patches. Then He gives us a way to …

Get out of your comfort zone and live your purpose

July 17th, 2022


We all want to be comfortable. Nobody wants to struggle or suffer, but the truth is that just like the transformed butterfly trying to exit a cocoon, …

When others don't support your purpose

July 3rd, 2022


Do the opinions of others hold you back from living your purpose? 

Many times the purpose we feel called to pursue is criticized by well-meaning …

Worry is not a coping skill--here's what to do instead

June 26th, 2022


Worry, fear and anxiety will steal your purpose if you let them. It's natural to worry. We've all done it. But let's not just accept it as though it were a healthy coping skill. It is not. Worry and fear are the …

To move toward your purpose, share your expertise

June 19th, 2022


You are the world's foremost expert on you and everything you've gone through! As a result, there is wisdom you have and there are things that you …

How you cope determines your success

June 12th, 2022


If you don't know how to cope with the inevitable challenges that will arrive, you could overreact in a way that moves you further away from your …

Self-perception determines success -- what do you think of YOU?

June 5th, 2022


We can't live our purpose and have all the good things that come with it if we're stuck in the past. If we still see ourselves the way our family saw us when we were little, or the way classmates saw us when we were in …

You are more than what you do!

May 29th, 2022


For many of us, our identity is built on our resume. What happens when we lose that job or career? Is our worth any less? We are much more than what we do for a living! 

In this episode we talk about taking an honest …

Purpose seeking IS self care

May 22nd, 2022


There's a lot of talk about self-care these days, but while drinking water, exercising, and taking time for yourself is great, it only goes so far. …

Negative feelings can hold you back

May 15th, 2022


If you are holding on to negative feelings about yourself, others, or your circumstances, you probably won't take the steps to find and live your …

This is the BIGGEST clue to fulfilling your purpose

May 1st, 2022


Jesus gave us a huge clue about the most important thing that we can do in this life. In this episode we talk about what that is and how to do it.

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Whatever you are called to do, you are equipped to do

April 24th, 2022


You CAN do whatever you’ve been called to do. You have everything you need (or you have access to) everything you need to find and fulfill your …

If everyone lived their purpose the world would be better

April 10th, 2022


For every problem that exists in the world, there is someone who has what it takes to alleviate the problem. We have so much suffering in the world because there are so many people who aren't living their purpose and …

Our souls are eternal, our bodies are not

April 3rd, 2022


In this episode of Find Your Purpose Now we talk about what we're feeding our minds, bodies, and our souls. Too often we overlook the feeding of our …

Fear of failure

March 27th, 2022


Why are we so afraid of failure? What is failure anyway. Lots of people have failed and come back stronger than before. In this episode we look at the truth that what we perceive as failures are experiences from which …

Why we say YES

March 20th, 2022


We've all said "YES" to things we really didn't want to do, but for some of us, saying yes has become a part of our identity. Yes, some of us become "people pleasers." Today we're talking about how to recognize when and …

Who were you before the world changed you?

March 13th, 2022


When we were kids, we were curious, creative and uninhibited. But as we grow, someone criticizes us and we quit trying. Someone makes fun of us, and …

Peel back the layers

March 6th, 2022


You won’t find and live your purpose until you know your authentic identity. As we go through life, our identity is layered on us by others. The labels that others put on us become woven into who we are, labels like …

Hard Truth #4 What you are letting into your life is toxic

February 27th, 2022


Who are you listening to? The hard truth is that we’re listening to the cultural influences that distract us from finding our unique and beautiful …

Hard Truth #3 What’s Your Why?

February 20th, 2022


What motivates you? Money? Power or influence? Fame or reputation? Looking good or other prideful things? Let’s take a look at the hard truth of what …

Hard Truth #2

February 13th, 2022


There are some things that we don’t want to hear. They’re hard to hear. But the sooner we open ourselves to the truth, the sooner we can find and …

The Hard Truth #1

February 6th, 2022


There are some things that we don’t want to hear. They’re hard to hear. But the sooner we open ourselves to the truth, the sooner we can find and …

You can always tell real success by this

January 30th, 2022


The fifth facet of real success is overall wellness. To have real success is to have a balance of all five facets of success that we’ve covered in this series of Redefining Success. You cannot have real success without …

Let's Talk About Money

January 23rd, 2022


Redefining success must involve revising how we think about money. If we strive for money, we can miss out on the other essential facets of real …

You can’t have real success without this

January 16th, 2022


As we continue our series on redefining success, we have to quit comparing ourselves and competing with others and seek peace. This thinking is …

Redefining Success brings peace

January 9th, 2022


Peace is counter cultural. In fact the whole notion of redefining success from the way the world defines it is counter cultural. Real success …

The antidote to aloneness—healthy relationships

January 2nd, 2022


Aloneness and loneliness can be very painful. But you don’t have to experience those things. You can start today to create healthy relationships with …

The Lies We Believe About Success

December 26th, 2021


When we buy into the lies that success equates to money, fame, power, looks, and every other way we try to compare ourselves to others, we do so at a very high price.


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Painful Events Reveal Our Purpose

December 19th, 2021


A huge clue to the purpose for our lives can be found in the tough times we’ve gone through. We learn things in the painful times of our lives that …

Be An Influence

December 12th, 2021


Who and what are influencing us? Are the influences in our lives moving us toward our purpose or away from it?


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Who are you really?

December 5th, 2021


Your authentic identity is not what you do for a living or who you’re married to or what other people think of you. You are an awesome person with completely different DNA than anyone else who has ever walked the face …

Your Purpose Is Discoverable!

November 28th, 2021


Some people have lived without their purpose for so long that they begin to believe they don’t have one. In this episode we talk about the fact that there is a good purpose for your life and that it IS discoverable!


Are you living outside your purpose?

November 21st, 2021


If you’re living outside your purpose, you aren’t living the life you were born to live. In this episode we talk about the signs of living outside our purpose.


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It’s God’s purpose for you, so it’s perfect!

November 14th, 2021


There is a good purpose for your life, and it was perfectly matched to your personality, your skills, talents, abilities and perspective. You were born for it, so when you find it, you can’t lose!


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It’s not too late, and you’re not too broken!

November 7th, 2021


It doesn’t matter what you’ve gone through or what you’re going through now, and it doesn’t matter how old you are or how many times you think you’ve …

Do you have a wrong definition for success?

October 31st, 2021


So many people strive for success, but what are they really want? The big house? The new car? The corner office? Here’s a news flash—those things aren’t indicators of real success. Let’s talk about the definition of …

Step out of your comfort zone to live your purpose

October 24th, 2021


Taking the step to find and fulfill your purpose takes courage and faith. Some people are trapped in jobs or other situations that they don’t love. …

Why find your purpose?

October 17th, 2021


In this episode Rhonda Sciortino and Jenny Christiansen talk about the importance of finding one’s purpose and what it reallly means to live one’s purpose.


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Fulfillment of your purpose is real success SEASON 3 TRAILER

October 10th, 2021



In this episode we talk about how this podcast is FOR you and ABOUT YOU! We explain how …

Who do you want in your life?

September 19th, 2021


What character traits do you value most? Do you embody them? When you do, that’s the kind of person you will attract into your life.


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Here’s how to process your grief and move on to your awesome life

September 5th, 2021


Aisha Brown, author of 6 books, helps others process their grief through telling their stories. Empower your resilience through journaling.


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How do you measure a good life?

September 5th, 2021


Many people are living their lives by other peoples standards. That only leads to disappointment. Here’s how to measure your good life.


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The Magic Bullet

August 29th, 2021


If you’ve ever bought something from an infomercial or bought into a belief system that said if you do this, everything will be great, this is for YOU!


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Finding Hope with Amber Jewell, LMSW

August 22nd, 2021


In this episode we talk about getting through hard times and empowering resilience by finding hope through the 12 keys to healing hardship, hurt, and sorrow. For more on Amber or to reach her, go to

Reinventing Yourself is Empowering Resilience

August 15th, 2021


In this episode Rhonda talks about reinventing yourself. You get to decide who you want to be. You can stop the roller coaster that is your life at …

How Kindness Can Change The World with Hope Sheree

August 8th, 2021


In this episode we speak to Hope Sheree about how kindness is contagious in changing one person after the next. To hear more from Hope, check out


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Identifying Abuse and Healing From It

July 25th, 2021


In this episode, we speak to Christine Hammond, LMHC, NCC, author of Abuse Exposed, about the 4 steps to healing from abuse. To reach out to Christine, go to


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Two successful survivors of childhood abuse talk about how they created successful lives

July 18th, 2021


In this episode, foster care alumni, Chris Chmielewski and Rhonda Sciortino, talk about how they created successful lives because of what they’ve …

Four “F words” that will get you through anything with Diana Moshier!

July 11th, 2021


In this episode, successful survivor of childhood abuse, Diana Moshier, shares her four “F Words” and 5 tips for successfully getting through …

Living passionately with Tony Pollard

July 4th, 2021


In this episode of Empowering Resilience we hear from Tony Pollard, the author of Driven By The Heart: A Guide To Passionate Living. Tony wasn’t …

You can make a masterpiece of your life with Charles Collins

June 27th, 2021


In this episode we speak to Charles Collins, author of Making A Masterpiece of Your Life: Practicing Life As A Craft. Have you ever thought about the …

Shift from problem to opportunity with Positive Change Expert, Rick Ornelas.

June 20th, 2021


Rick Ornelas turned a bad situation into a positive turning point in his life. Listen in for a great way to turn tough times into opportunities. For more, go to


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5 Tips To Manage In The Middle with Torrian Scott

June 13th, 2021


Torrian Scott is a coach, a mentor, an entrepreneur, the author of Running After Destiny, and he’s the pastor of Harvest International Church. Today Torrian talks about managing in the middle—the middle of the mess, the …

This is what it sounds like to go through hard times with resilience

June 9th, 2021


In this episode Rhonda shares her personal feelings while going through a hard time (in real time), and what she does to dig deep and find her resilience. To reach out to Rhonda, send her a personal message at

If you need peace in your family THIS is for you!

June 6th, 2021


Debbie’s experience as a social worker, foster mom, probation officer, prosecutor of crimes against children, and defender of child caring professionals helped her succeed in creating a blended family. Debbie shares her …

Getting through grief with special guest Leah Forney

May 30th, 2021


Nobody gets through this life without going through some tough times. It’s just a fact of life that Leah Forney knows well—not just because she’s a therapist and a life coach, but because she’s experienced grief in her …

Come back stronger after hitting bottom with special guest Jacqueline Maddison

May 23rd, 2021


Jacqueline Maddison is the CEO and Editor-In-Chief of Beverly Hills Magazine, but she wasn’t always successful. In this episode, Jacqueline shares …

Finding purpose in every stage of your life with special guest Holly Woods Ph.D.

May 16th, 2021


Dr. Holly is the author of the book, The Golden Thread: Where To Find Purpose In The Stages Of Your Life. Holly has some great suggestions for …

Follow your heart and make your dreams come true with special guest Terry McDougall

May 9th, 2021


Terry has some great ideas for following your heart and making your dreams come true. Her suggestions for resilience can be life changing. You can …

Lead yourself at the worst times of your life with special guest Jesus Eddie Campa

May 2nd, 2021


In this episode former Police Chief, Jesus Eddie Campa, talks about leading ourselves, especially in the tough times, and the worst moments, of our …

Empowering Resilience Strategy #7

April 28th, 2021


In this episode, we’re going to talk about what is one of the top two most powerful strategies of all. It’s not an exaggeration to say that this one …

Empowering Resilience with special guest Eric Protein Moseley, social impact documentary filmmaker

April 25th, 2021


Eric Protein Moseley lived homeless for many years. He overcame substance abuse disorder and homelessness, and is now serving the homeless as only one with lived experience can. That’s resilience!


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Empowering Resilience with special guest Luke Jensen

April 18th, 2021


Luke Jensen of The Victory Mindset joins Rhonda today to talk about creating purpose and community through resilience. You can reach Luke at


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Cancer as a turning point with special guest Mary Jenkins

April 11th, 2021


Mary Jenkins is an example of resilience on steroids! Listen to what Mary did in the midst of treatment for cancer. Let her story inspire you. Mary can be reached at For information on Rhonda, go to

EMPOWERING RESILIENCE Strategy #6–forgive yourself

April 3rd, 2021


In this episode we talk about the importance of giving ourselves a break for everything we’ve ever done wrong (or for what we should have done, but …

EMPOWERING RESILIENCE Strategy #5–which story will you believe?

March 28th, 2021


In this episode we look at how to avoid the traps that try to pull us back into old patterns.


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The two most important questions you’ll ever ask yourself

March 14th, 2021


Henry Ford said, “The secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” The two questions in this episode will …

EMPOWERING RESILIENCE Strategy #4–Disable The Labels!

March 9th, 2021


This is where it starts to get good. In this episode we’re talking about disabling the labels that have been put on you and replacing them with the good labels that accurately reflect the good in you—who you really are.

EMPOWERING RESILIENCE Strategy #3–How do you see yourself?

March 7th, 2021


How you see yourself as a result of what’s happened to you and how others have see you can inform the way you see yourself today. Those influences …

EMPOWERING RESILIENCE Strategy #2—What Happened?

March 1st, 2021


How did your experiences change you? In this episode we’re going to talk about who we are as a consequence of what we’ve been through. We’re tougher than the average person. We know how to survive. Let’s give ourselves …

Why Empowering Resilience?

February 22nd, 2021


Why did the podcast change from Live, Love, Survive, and Thrive to Empowering Resilience? And why should I care?


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EMPOWERING RESILIENCE Strategy #1–Face Your Truth

February 20th, 2021


In this episode of Empowering Resilience, we talk about the very first strategy for converting the potential within you to your successful reality.


February 18th, 2021


This podcast is all about helping you find and leverage the resilience and the other character traits of successful survivors that are already inside …

What’s Sunday For?

December 20th, 2020


Do your Sundays fly by so fast that they’re over before you know it? Do you start the week exhausted or refreshed? Do you know from week to week if you‘re on track to get your highest priorities accomplished? Do …

Can your relationships survive this election?

October 18th, 2020


If you have people in your life who make you crazy about their political opinions, this is for you (and them). For more info on Rhonda, go to

Quiet No More! With Nikki Barthelmess

September 17th, 2020


In this episode, our friend, author of Quiet No More, Nikki Barthelmess, stops by to talk about her new book AND about how she survived a painful …

Amazing things can happen when we put our love into action

September 12th, 2020


What dream is on your heart? Here’s what one guy did to try to help kids and families. For more info, go to To reach Rhonda, go to For ideas for how to put your love into action, go …

What would you do?

September 3rd, 2020


What would you do if you felt unstoppable? Why don’t you feel unstoppable? Today we’re going to talk about the root of what holds us back and how to …

Let’s all do this at least once every day!

August 31st, 2020


There is something that you can do every day that costs no money and takes no time at all, but that can be life changing for two people—you and the person you do it for. If you do it, let me know about it. Message me on …

Using the wounds of our past to inspire others

August 30th, 2020


In this episode, Rhonda Sciortino joins Jonathan Sanborn on his radio show and podcast, COUNTER CULTURE to talk about how we can use the wounds of our past to inspire and help others. Please like, subscribe, and share …

Habitual mindsets of blaming (or being blamed)

August 18th, 2020


Blaming others or constantly getting blamed can damage, or even destroy, relationships.

In this episode of Live, Love, Survive, and Thrive, we talk about the mindset of blaming others or being blamed.

Rhonda Sciortino, …

Mindsets of inadequacy

August 13th, 2020


It doesn’t matter what happened that led to the habitual mindset of inadequacy as much as it matters what we decide to do about it.

Each of us has a combination of skills, talents, strengths, abilities, character …

Habitual mindsets of negativity

August 12th, 2020


A habitual mindset of negativity repels positive people, steals our joy, diminishes our relationships, and can ultimately destroy our lives.

The good …

What would it take for you to feel empowered?

August 7th, 2020


If you remember clearly ugly things that were said to you or about you, this is for YOU!


Please like, subscribe, and share #live #love #survive #thrive.


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The pressure to be perfect and other impossible expectations

August 6th, 2020


If you spend your life striving for perfection that are impossible to attain or to gain the approval of someone who will never give it, THIS IS FOR YOU.

There are three categories of perfection to strive for. Two can be …

“You’re not very bright are you?” and other childhood messages of shame

August 5th, 2020


We’ve all hard things when we were children that were hurtful. Some of those things go down deep inside of us and are carried with us and influence …

What part of you are you hiding?

August 4th, 2020


Some of us spend our lives never really being ourselves. We try to be what someone else wants us to be. We try to live up to the expectations of others. We try to make someone proud of us.

WHY? We are afraid of being …

What childhood messages are still in your head?

August 4th, 2020


Childhood messages about ourselves or what we believe is acceptable can hold us back and damage our relationships.

In this episode of Live Love …

Are you wasting time doing things that don’t need to be done?

August 1st, 2020


None of us has enough hours in the day to do all we need and want to do. But if we stop doing things that don’t need to be done in the first place, we can add hours to our day and happiness to our lives.

In this …

Are you wasting your time blaming and complaining?

July 31st, 2020


We’ve all done it. We complain about the traffic, we complain about our boss and coworkers, we complain about what the people in our lives forgot to do. But WHAT DOES IT GET US? Not a darn thing except time lost that we …

Are you wasting your time arguing?

July 30th, 2020


There are never enough hours in the day to do all that we need and want to do.

The good news is that we can identify and eliminate the BIG time wasters in our lives. This week we’re taking on the big four of time …

Helping Children Heal After The Family Breaks

July 29th, 2020


Whether it’s divorce, death, a child being taken into foster care, or any of the other circumstances under which families break, we have to acknowledge that the child experiences grief and loss.

Children are resilient, …

What’s missing from your life—love?

July 24th, 2020


If you don’t have love in your life, you’ll never be truly happy, content, fulfilled, peaceful, and joyful.

The good news is that you can fill your …

What’s missing from your life—life balance?

July 23rd, 2020


Many of us are out of balance. Some of us aren’t even aware of it.

In this episode, Certified Life Coach, Jenny Christiansen, and author of Succeed Because of What You’ve Been Through, Rhonda Sciortino, talk about the …

What’s missing from your life—meaning?

July 22nd, 2020


If you are sad, depressed, or feeling anything other than determined and unstoppable, then you may not be clear on the meaning and purpose of your life!

You’re here for a reason, and in this episode, author of How To …

What’s missing in your life—good relationships?

July 22nd, 2020


We’re harmed by bad relationships, and we experience healing in good relationships. When we don’t have healthy relationships with good people, we …

What are you missing in your life? HOPE?

July 20th, 2020


Here are 10 strategies for getting hope!
#live #love #survive #thrive #hope #happiness #success #succeed #meaning #purpose


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Hit the delete button on procrastination

July 17th, 2020


You will never create the life you want to live and deserve to live until you learn to hit the delete button on procrastination. But how?

In this episode of LIVE LOVE SURVIVE THRIVE, Certified Life Coach, Jenny …

Hit the delete button on self-medicating

July 16th, 2020


We’ve all done it—things that we know we shouldn’t do, because it makes us feel better (for a moment), or makes us feel nothing (for a time), or …

Hit the delete button on worry

July 15th, 2020


We all experience worry. It’s a normal human emotion. But we have the ability to manage our feelings and emotions so that they don’t steal our joy and diminish our purpose.

In this episode of Live Love Survive and …

Hit the delete key on bad memories

July 14th, 2020


We all have them—those hurtful memories that get triggered by certain people, circumstances, holidays, songs, or smells that spike us right back into …

Hit the delete key on toxic relationships

July 14th, 2020


Some people bring out the best in us. Unfortunately, some people bring out the worst and drain the life out of us.

In this episode of #live #love #survive and #thrive, Rhonda Sciortino, author of 30 Days To Happiness, …

YOU hold the keys to your future (and I want to help you find your keys)!

July 14th, 2020


YOU can create a successful life using what you've learned.

It's not complicated.
It costs nothing.
If you don't do it, the pain you've experienced …

Don’t repeat the past

July 10th, 2020


Have you ever known someone who has been fired from multiple jobs? Or someone who has been betrayed by someone they loved over and over again? There …

Why we do what we do

July 9th, 2020


We’ve all done things that we knew we shouldn’t do. We’ve lied to the police officer about how fast we were going. We’ve eaten a pint of ice cream …

This is the most important thing Pamela Cutchlow has ever shared

July 8th, 2020


In Rejection, Pain, and UNCONDITIONAL LOVE part 2, Pamela Cutchlow, founder of Orange County Children’s Foundation shares the message that she has staked her life on.

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Rejection, Pain, and Unconditional Love Part 1

July 7th, 2020


If you’ve felt the pain of rejection, you know how deeply it can cut. Rejection is a soul-wound.

In this episode of Live, Love, Survive and Thrive, …

What The World Needs Now

July 6th, 2020


What would happen if we quit attacking people who have opinions or beliefs or values that are different from ours? What would happen if we simply …

Finding Hope Through Learning & Sharing

July 4th, 2020


When you’re in a difficult situation or relationship, it can be very helpful to learn and talk about the issues.

This is the 4th in a series of talks …

Finding Hope By Setting Healthy Boundaries

July 3rd, 2020


Two successful survivors of childhood abuse talk about setting healthy boundaries, like how to say now and why to say yes, so that you don’t wind up …

Finding Hope With Your People

July 2nd, 2020


Amber Jewell, LMSW, successful survivor of childhood abuse, joins Rhonda Sciortino to talk about how to find hope by finding your people.

For more …

Finding Hope When Life Is Tough

July 2nd, 2020


Life won’t always be tough, but it‘s unrealistic to think that it will always be perfect. Tough times come and go throughout our lives, but you are …

Are you asking the right questions?

July 1st, 2020


Do want to have a better life but have no idea how to make it happen? THIS could be the best 1 minute 10 seconds you ever invest in yourself.

For …

Do you know what you really want?

July 1st, 2020


If you don't know what you want to do with your life, you are likely to wind up doing what someone else wants you to do.

This episode is about strategies for knowing what you want, what you REALLY want, and then living …

Healing Blended Families

June 29th, 2020


Do you struggle to keep peace in your home? Are you trying to make it work in a blended family?

If you're a step-parent, or a foster, adoptive, or relative caregiver for kids that you didn't bring into the world, you're …

Succeed Because Of What You’ve Been Through Step 5

June 26th, 2020


There is so much more to say about succeeding because of what you’ve been through. We hope that you will go through all five steps that we’ve covered this week. And if you want to go deeper, Rhonda Sciortino wants to …

Succeed Because of What You’ve Been Through Step 4

June 25th, 2020


This is where it gets fun! Step 4 is where we learn to articulate the good things about ourselves that we’ve extracted from our painful situations. …

Succeed Because Of What You’ve Been Through Step 3

June 24th, 2020


THIS is the meat of the sandwich! This is where we mine the lessons out of our painful experiences.

Even if you think that nothing good could …

Succeed Because Of What You’ve Been Through STEP 2

June 23rd, 2020


I hate this part, but there’s no way around it. If you don’t give yourself permission to properly grieve what you’ve lost, what you hoped for, and the fantasies you had about it that were never going to be, your grief …

Succeed Because Of What You’ve Been Through Step 1

June 22nd, 2020


It is not only possible to succeed because of what you’ve been through, but that’s the purpose of hard times. Don’t waste your pain by not growing …

Do you know what real success is?

June 21st, 2020


Real, authentic success is made up of 5 distinct facets. One without a measure of the others is not true success.

Before you go chasing success, take a few minutes with me to understand what you're going after. Know the …

Powering through hard times

June 20th, 2020


When you’re stuck in difficult and challenging circumstances, whether short or long term, use these six steps to power through.

For information on …

Do you have what you need to succeed?

June 20th, 2020


Whether you don’t have enough time or money, or you lack the right education or connections, or you literally don’t have a roof over your head and food to eat, we all feel as though there are things that we lack that …

The Words We Use And Past Rejections Can Hold Us Back

June 17th, 2020


Sometimes we don’t even realize that we’re speaking words that make our situation worse or that become self-fulfilling prophecies.

In this episode, …

When you feel like you’re not enough

June 16th, 2020


When you feel inadequate or as though you’re not enough, it steals your happiness and meaning, and can threaten the fulfillment of your purpose.

Fear And Anxiety Hold Us Back

June 16th, 2020


Fear and anxiety are normal human emotions, but when they interfere with our ability to embrace our authentic identity, fulfill our purpose, and …

Six Steps To Finding And Fulfilling Your Life Assignment

June 14th, 2020


In this episode, author of From Foster Care To Millionaire, Rhonda Sciortino, and Certified Life Coach, Jenny Christiansen give the 3 questions to …

What Are Your Obstacles?

June 11th, 2020


Every one of us faces obstacles to our real success, which is synonymous the fulfillment of our purpose. Today we’re going to talk about those …

The Clues To Your Life Assignment

June 10th, 2020


There are clues all around you just waiting to be recognized. Each one of your clues is a puzzle piece that will form the picture of what you were …

You Are Awesome!

June 9th, 2020


You are enough. You matter. You were born for a purpose.

When you stop thinking about what’s wrong with you, and begin looking at yourself for what’s good about you, you will see that you have the goods! You have the …

What’s Your Life Assignment

June 9th, 2020


You have a purpose. There is a meaning to your life. Just because you haven’t found it yet doesn’t mean it’s not there. As long as you’re still breathing, there is a purpose for your life. Join us for all the episodes …

The Difference Between Happiness & Joy And How To Get It

June 8th, 2020


There’s an important distinction between happiness and joy, and in this very short podcast, I’m going to explain it. Then I’m going to tell you how to get it. #joy #happiness


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The Power Of Knowing What You Want

June 5th, 2020


If you know specifically want you want to get done, you’re more likely to do it. There’s less chance that you’ll be distracted or detoured. This is …

Getting Stuck In The Mud Of Our Feelings

June 3rd, 2020


In this episode we talk about how to get unstuck from negative emotions. Even after the normal human reaction of anger and bitterness when there is …

The Power of Personal Responsibility

June 3rd, 2020


When we fail to take responsibility for our lives, we forfeit control of our lives. The moment we assume responsibility for our thoughts, attitudes, …

The Danger Of Self-Pity

June 2nd, 2020


Lots of us have legitimate reasons to feel sorry for ourselves. There is a place for acknowledging the ways we’ve been harmed, but there is a time to intentionally put those things behind us and move on. If we fail to …

Preventing homelessness, unemployment, and trafficking for former foster kids

June 2nd, 2020


In this episode we hear about a fashion industry executive who left an enviable career to buy an apartment complex where foster kids can transition …

The Power Of Fear

May 31st, 2020


Fear is a natural human reaction, It can save our lives. But in the wrong setting, fear can steal our peace and destroy our joy. fear can hold us …

Quarantined in an unhealthy relationship

May 30th, 2020


In this episode we hear from a survivor of an abusive relationship and of sexual assault. Hannah Reid shares her best advice for surviving an …

If you’re stuck and ready for a change, this is for you.

May 29th, 2020


Author, speaker, and successful survivor of childhood abuse, Rhonda Sciortino, and Certified Life Coach, Jenny Christiansen talk about getting …

Here’s what one couple did to help tens of thousands of kids who have been abused

May 27th, 2020


In this episode we hear from Wayne Tesch who at 12 years old had a vision of helping children. That vision became reality 24 years later when he and …

THIS innovation can dramatically improve the outcomes of foster kids

May 26th, 2020


In this episode we talk to former foster kid, foster and adoptive mom, and founder of The Foster Haven and Foster Care Closet, Leigh Esau. Those two faith-based, public / private partnerships are completely changing the …

You get to write your story

May 22nd, 2020


Your story is your perspective. It's not what other people say or the way they remember it. People who hurt you tell it the way they can live with it. In this episode I tell you HOW to write your story as you lived it, …

The Potential In Self Beliefs

May 21st, 2020


We’ve talked about the dangers of limiting beliefs, but once we’ve identified those limiting beliefs, we have to replace them with the self beliefs that help us to live, love, survive, and thrive.

In this episode, we …

The Danger Of Limiting Beliefs

May 20th, 2020


What’s holding you back? You might be surprised. You might not even realize it. In this episode, we talk about some of the beliefs that we carry that …

The Power Of Courage

May 19th, 2020


The recognition of courage seems to be an old-fashioned, outdated notion, but during tough times it’s courage that gets us through. And it’s courage …


May 18th, 2020


If you feel like you can’t go on another day, or if you know someone who is feeling like that, please listen to and share this info on HOW to not give up. Everyone who has ever succeeded at anything went through times …

Love (or lack of it) Changes People

May 15th, 2020


If you feel unwanted and unloved, this is for you! I’ve been there. I know how that feels. But now I have a life full of healthy relationships with …

The Power Of Connections Is Priceless

May 15th, 2020


Bad relationships hurt us. Healthy relationships heal us. It’s just that simple. In this podcast, we talk about the power of connections to help us live, love, survive, and THRIVE!


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The Power Of Identity

May 14th, 2020


If you’ve lost your job, and your identity with it, join us to find and embrace your identity. It’s still there. You are the same person you were before the life-shift! The best news is that your life can be better than …

Relationships change people. The Open Table is a platform on which people can build relationships

May 13th, 2020


William Wubbenhorst, MBA was the Associate Commissioner of HHS Youth And Family Bureau. In that role he has identified programs that work to create …

Action, Integrity Responsibility, and True Love with Evan Money

May 12th, 2020


Here are tips for surviving The Plague from a couple who have been married over 20 times TO EACH OTHER!
Best selling author, Evan Money, and his wife Susan talk about Action, Integrity, Responsibility, and True Love.

The Power Of Focus To Improve Your Life

May 12th, 2020


Literally millions of images and sounds come at us daily through all forms of media. Combine that with the people and responsibilities in our lives, and there is no wonder that we are so easily distracted.

The people …

The Power Of Journaling

May 11th, 2020


There are 5 powerful benefits to journaling. Invest the next 15 minutes to hear how journaling can help you TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE!


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Relationships Change The World with William Wubbenhorst, MBA

May 7th, 2020


Today we’re hearing about an organization that has built a model that helps build intentional, life-changing relationships. @WilliamWubbenhorst, MBA, formerly Associate Commissioner of HHS Family And Youth Services …

The Power Of Gratitude Is IMMEASURABLE

May 5th, 2020


If you struggle with feelings of fear or anxiety, this can help. We’ll walk you through doing a “thought swap,” which will change your perspective, your attitude, and contribute to your happiness.


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Do your goals have a WHY?

May 5th, 2020


When you know why you want to accomplish something, you’re more likely to achieve it and to enjoy the feelings of fulfillment that you can’t get any …

7 Steps From Foster Care To Millionaire

April 29th, 2020


In this episode I share with you, and thousands of middle and high school students, about why I decided to NEVER use drugs. I had never told this …

Succeed In Business— Here’s how

April 28th, 2020


Rhonda Sciortino and Torrian Scott, of Masters In The Marketplace, talk about how to create your own success. Rhonda tells how she founded and built …

The Power Of Routine, Connection, and Purposeful Priorities with Brian Molitor

April 28th, 2020


Fortune 100 business consultant, author, and TV producer, Brian Molitor, and his wife Kathy, talk about how to successfully survive the Covid-19 …

Helping kids who have been traumatized succeed BECAUSE OF what they’ve been through

April 27th, 2020


You can help kids (and adults) disable the labels that have been placed on them by helping them mine the lessons out of what they’ve been through. To …

How YOU Can Help Stop Child Abuse

April 27th, 2020


In this episode Rhonda Sciortino talks with Amber Jewell, LMSW, both successful survivors of child abuse about how we each can find our role in …

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