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What Happened to You? (A book review)

"What Happened to You?" is a book by Dr. Bruce Perry & Oprah Winfrey that blew my mind and helped me understand the neuroscience of trauma and suffering. Sounds da...

Why I stopped drinking in 2020

We're on episode 40 of the podcast, how did that happen?! This is a personal episode about why I decided to stop drinking in September 2020. Hint: I wanted to process ...

Suffering with a capital S

On episode 39 of the Kin show, I'm talking about suffering with a Capital S. Those experiences that we wish we never had to go through, the ones that produced immeasur...

What self-worth is NOT defined by

On today's episode, I discuss self-worth. Namely, what is it NOT defined by. At the end of the episode, I'll share with you my personal theory on what self-worth IS de...

Therapy is about the future (not the past)

On episode 37, I talk about therapy: why I sought out a therapist, what my experience was like, and why I think its about building a better future and definitely not r...

Has it really been that long? (+ my monthly book challenge)

Oh hai! I'm back from some time off, and I'm sharing with you the challenge I gave myself for 2021: to read one challenging book per month.

On being loyal to yourself: a virtual book club on Untamed [with Antonella Saravia]

Have you read Untamed by Glennon Doyle? On episode 35, I invite Antonella Saravia onto the show to discuss this mind-blowing book on what it means to be loyal to yours...

Holding your life—identity, relationships, children, projects—with an open hand instead of a closed fist [with Ashlee Gadd]

On today's episode, I interview Ashley Gadd (creator of Coffee + Crumbs) about what it means to hold your life—your identity, your relationships, your children, your p...

Dark yet clarifying times

On episode 33, I give an update on my last six months — but more importantly, I share how I'm "turning on the light" during this COVID-19 darkness we have all been plu...

Gratitude: And we don’t talk about this everyday because...?

A Thanksgiving episode the week after the Thanksgiving holiday? That's right, and there's good reason for it, too. Episode 32 is all about gratefulness: allowing it to...

Are you scared to be yourself? Asking for a friend...

Episode 31 is all about being our true selves: who we feel we are in our gut, who God created us to be. Are you bringing your true self to your work, to your life? I d...

The problem (and promise) of self-worth

On episode 30, I discuss two topics: self-worth and surrender. During my recent physical illness, I grappled with feeling worthless, for a very specific reason, and th...

Guess what? I'm pregnant (and I have hyperemesis gravidarum)

I'm back! With good news ... and bad news. In this episode, I discuss why I've been gone since my last episode (three months ago, yikes) and how I'm progressing in my ...

Minimalism: File this under the best kind of self-care

Episode 28 is about minimalism. In this episode, I'll discuss what minimalism is, what it isn't, the story of how I came across minimalism for the first time... but mo...

Wait, let me get a pen: notes on bravery [with Ashley Abramson]

On today's episode, I interview Ashley Abramson, a writer who is so brave she deserves a spot in Gryffindor, for sure. Ashley writes for the New York Times, The Cut an...

It's you I like

Today, I'm telling you about the documentary that left me in tears—no, that's the understatement of the century—I was ugly crying under the covers. A few weeks ago, I ...

One "Test" Worth Everything: The Enneagram [with Josh Green + Liz Carver of JustMyEnneatype]

Today's episode is all about the Enneagram, including an interview with the creators of the popular Instagram account @JustMyEnneatype, Josh Green and Liz Carver. Now,...

Allow me to introduce you to: the God of Surprises

On today's episode of the Kin podcast, I'm talking about the God of Surprises. So many of us stick to the spiritual formation we received in grade school, but did you ...

Can weakness be a *good* thing? [with Shannon Evans]

On episode 23, I speak to Shannon Evans, a spiritual writer exploring the connection between our relationships with God and the world. It was SO FUN to speak with Shan...

My heart is broken (but you can help heal it)

It's episode 22 of the Kin podcast, and I'm discussing a question that changed my life: "What breaks your heart?" In particular, I share how I answer that question, th...

Dear husband, I see you

Episode 21 is a kind of "happy birthday" episode. Today is JJ's birthday! And in honor of his big day, I decided to share some thoughts on sharing a life with someone,...

Mindfulness: A better life for zero dollars

It's episode 20! How did that happen?! Feels like a big milestone. And to celebrate, I'm bringing back a topic that has proved to be very popular in the past: mindfuln...

Looking at you, Future Self

On episode 19, we talk about Thor and his mom. Yeah, Thor, the superhero. Seriously. The gem of advice Thor's mom gave him got me thinking about our future selves, and...

Permission to make mistakes? (+ the 4 worst mistakes I've made)

On episode 18, we're talking about a super cringe-worthy topic: mistakes. Don't we all loooove to make mistakes? Not. Particularly, this episode is about giving oursel...

A (very unexpected) lesson after losing someone

Episode 17 is on a topic I never expected (or wanted to) discuss at all, but sometimes life throws you a curveball, right? Today's episode is about the very unexpected...

How to make soul friends (and keep them)

Episode 16 is all about friendship—but a very specific type of friendship I call "soul friendship." I'm talking about the kind of friends you do life with, who support...

A startup founder with a seeker vibe [with Adii Pienaar]

On episode 15, I speak to Adii Pienaar about his venture-backed startup and how his journey as a seeker influences his leadership style. We also dive into his newfound...

A primer on centering prayer

This episode is all about centering prayer — what it is, what it isn't, how to do it, and why it's my absolute favorite practice. This practice isn't for everyone. ...

Stop trying + start trusting: discerning God's will

On episode 13, let's talk choices... How we choose? How do you decide between a few choices when you have no idea what follows either path? How do you decide knowing y...

Bedazzling the hard parts of parenthood [update with Mayi Carles]

Episode 12 of the Kin podcast is an update with Mayi Carles! We last spoke to Mayi in episode 6, so now we get to hear what's been going on over the past three years. ...

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