Be Freaking Awesome Podcast

Be Freaking Awesome Podcast

Living a freaking awesome life is achievable for everyone. Angela Belford and her daughter, Sami Kinnison, join together to provide practical application to level up your success, business, and life, in a freaking awesome way.

Episodes

February 27, 2024 55 mins

In this episode, Angela, Sami, and Corinna Dranow discuss the concept and practice of Sand Tray Therapy. They explore the purpose and process of Sand Tray Therapy, as well as the different reactions and experiences people may have with it. The conversation also touches on the neurobiology of Sand Tray Therapy and its connection to children's play. The hosts and guest share personal insights and experiences with Sand Tray Thera...

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In this episode, Gary Ware discusses the importance of play in various aspects of life, including work, learning, and relationships. He emphasizes the need to see the world as a playground of possibilities rather than a proving ground. Gary also highlights the impact of play on memory and learning, explaining that play can significantly reduce the number of repetitions needed to create a synapse in the brain. He shares how he incor...

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In this episode, Sami and Angela talk with Mike Rucker about the shift from pursuing happiness to cultivating a fun habit. They talk with Mike about his book The Fun Habit: How the Pursuit of Joy and Wonder Can Change Your Life where they talk about the benefits of creating fun habits. They explore the importance of emotional resilience. They also emphasize the need to feel and express emotions and the benefits of making a habit of...

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In this episode, we continue our series on fun and explore the importance of incorporating fun and laughter into communication training. We are joined by Rebecca P. Murray, who shares her insights on making training engaging and entertaining. The conversation covers topics such as the relationship between doubt and fear, the order of courage and confidence, and the power of laughter in overcoming shame and fear. We also discuss the...

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Welcome to the kickoff of our month-long series dedicated to the pursuit of fun! In this episode, we're diving headfirst into the concept of embracing a lifestyle filled with joy and laughter.

Join us as we peel back the layers of what it truly means to live life to the fullest, unapologetically embracing the whimsical and playful side of existence. From exploring the power of emotions to reveling in the art of joyful living, w...

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January 23, 2024 40 mins

This episode is a heart-to-heart about something we all face – building relationships with others. What are the things that we have ownership of within our emotional resiliency journey that can help us build better relationships with people around us?

We're unpacking emotions – those indicator lights, not judgments. Assuming positive intent, paying attention to our thought habits, and, when needed, giving ourselves a ...

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Have you ever considered that the most pivotal relationship you'll ever have is with yourself? Join me and my co-host Angela Belford as we embark on an intimate exploration of self-relationship's profound effects on our lives, revealing why the way we treat ourselves sets the foundation for every other relationship we form. Grounded in insights from the Harvard Study on Adult Development, our debate takes flight—Angela, a...

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When the silence around grief in the workplace grows too loud, it's experts like Dr. Mekel Harris and Janet Gwilliam-Wright who dare to break it. Our latest podcast episode features these two compassionate pioneers from Bloomwell Partners as they share their wisdom on nurturing grief literacy within the corporate culture. We are moved beyond words as they unveil a framework that doesn't just aim to support grieving employ...

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Pop the cork with us as we celebrate a smashing success—100 episodes of 'Be Freaking Awesome'! Angela Belford and Sami Kinnison are toasting to the journey that's been as rich in laughter as it has been in lessons. This centennial episode is a mixtape of milestones and the unique stories that have shaped us.

Ever considered the art of turning setbacks into stepping stones? That's what we're unpacki...

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December 19, 2023 35 mins

Have you ever caught yourself slipping back into old habits after a period of progress and self-improvement? It happens to the best of us, and that's why Angela Belford and Sami Kinnison spend some time unpacking the rhythm of personal growth, particularly when faced with the test of holiday family gatherings. Expect a candid discussion about navigating these moments with a blend of vulnerability and compassion, as we shed lig...

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December 12, 2023 48 mins

Hey there, welcome to Be Freaking Awesome – the podcast where we're all about breaking free from those emotions that have been sneakily holding us back. I'm Sami Kinnison, chilling with Angela Belford, and in our latest episode, we're diving into the world of identifying emotional cycles.

We're gonna chat about the nitty-gritty of how our bodies react to all kinds of triggers and threats, and why it&apo...

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Have you ever wondered about the challenging world of humanitarian work and the intricacies it presents? This episode brings you the remarkable insights of Dimple Dhabalia, founder of Roots in the Clouds. With a 20-year-long journey in the government and hands-on experience working with asylum-seekers and refugees, Dimple opens up about the harsh reality of vicarious trauma that humanitarians encounter. We dissect the need to redef...

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November 28, 2023 20 mins

Effective communication is the cornerstone of meaningful connections and personal growth. In this podcast episode, Sami Kinnison underscores the paramount importance of communication in navigating the intricacies of relationships and understanding others. 

Through the lens of personal experiences and lessons learned, Sami highlights how honing communication skills not only facilitates genuine connections but also contribut...

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Ever felt like your emotions are driving you, rather than you driving them? It's a common feeling, and one that we tackle head-on in this insightful episode. We promise that by the end, you'll have a suitcase full of tools to help you navigate emotional turbulence, manage stress, and come out stronger on the other side. 

Let's take a journey together, starting with building our emotional resilience toolkit. ...

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This week Angela finishes up walking us through the last 4 beliefs of the Seven Core Beliefs while Sami travels back home from Europe, so buckle up for an enlightening journey as we unpack the importance of self-love, and the profound impact it has on our relationships with others. Drawing from my own experiences and the infectious self-love of my grandbabies, we'll explore how our childhood interpretations can skew our percep...

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Today's episode is just Angela! As Sami is off traveling Europe, Angela will welcome us to a 2 part transformative journey that’ll shake your core beliefs and reshape your reality. Ever felt unlovable, unworthy, or invaluable? Learn to flip the script and embrace your inherent loveability, worthiness, and value. Inspired by giants like Tony Robbins and Jack Canfield, we’ll help you liberate yourself from the negative thought p...

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October 31, 2023 40 mins

Imagine the unique challenges of running a family business. In this episode, we explore the intricate interplay of family dynamics within the business world, a realm where more than 70% of American enterprises operate.

We share our stories of success and adversity, the highs and lows, as we balance the demands of business with the bonds of family. Building a thriving business is challenging in itself, and when you factor i...

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Step back in time and explore the childhood of one of our hosts. Picture a ninth-grade student from a disrupted family, clutching an eviction notice, embarking on a nine-mile journey back home. This poignant moment serves as a prelude to a tale of resilience, strength, and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit. Join us as we delve into this inspiring narrative, marked not only by adversity but also by a profound sense of belongi...

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Are you curious about the intricate dance between your emotions and feelings? This podcast episode is your ticket to a deeper comprehension of the difference between emotions and feelings, and how separating these can help you process life better. We unravel the layers differentiating emotions from feelings, dispelling societal misconceptions, and revealing how understanding this subtle difference can aid in managing emotional sens...

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Have you ever wondered how your perception of the world forms and influences your daily decisions? Meet Drew Taylor, an integrative business coach specializing in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), who joins us for a riveting discussion on how people can communicate and bring about change on an unconscious level. Using his experiences as a parent, Drew sheds light on how the development of the ego in young children offers valuable...

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