Simple, yet powerful ideas for building a life, differently. Hosted by Carla Reeves, a seasoned coach and mentor, this podcast offers thought-provoking conversations and practical insights for anyone looking to get out of survival mode and build a life that is truly your own. From the highs and lows of love and relationships, to the challenges and opportunities of work and career, Differently will challenge you to think differently. Tune in and get ready to stir your thinking on the important things in life.


March 23, 2023 14 min

Do these thoughts run through your mind?

You aren't there yet...
This isn't good enough...
There's something more exciting down the road...

Or, maybe you relate to always striving, but rarely feeling satisfied or just waiting to REALLY live your life

In today’s episode, I'm going to take you into the Restless Mindset.  Understanding and recognizing the lies of this voice in your head is ...

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Do you struggle with taking on too much?  Do you find it hard to rest?

I have a conversation for you today that cracks this all open and takes you behind the scenes of burnout -the impact, the costs, the heartache AND the recovery.

Kylie Ota, a Business Burnout Coach, joins me today and generously opens her heart and shares her story of over-working that eventually wore her body down and caused a major, important pivot in her life.

I ...

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March 9, 2023 19 min

Are you ready to do different instead of more when it comes to managing your time? Are you ready to take back your time?

Do these thoughts sound familiar?

  • I'm too busy.
  • My to-do list never ends.
  • I struggle enjoying what I am doing because of competing priorities.
  • I wish I just had more hours in the day.

It's possible, you've tried all the best 'tips and tools' out there and, while helpful, they...

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Do you ever feel too much responsibility?  There's a good reason.

In this episode, we take a look at Life-preneurship Principle #2: Responsibility.

You are 100% responsible for your life experience. You can't always control the
circumstances, events, or challenges that come your way, but you always have a choice as to how you show up and respond.

We often take responsibility for things that...

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February 23, 2023 46 min

Do you have a busy brain?

Do you long for greater peace, but struggle to slow down?

You are in for a treat. Camille Smith joins me today.  She is the owner and founder of Restoration Yoga: yoga that helps foster emotional and physical healing.  Her passion is helping women overcome anxiety, stress and depression through the healing power of Christ centered yoga and meditation.

Camille is a fellow hyper-achiever who discovere...

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February 16, 2023 39 min

Could you use a little push to get out of your comfort zone today?

In this episode, my guest, Tina Larsson shares how her drive to achieve led the way to what she loves doing today.  When her world wasn’t challenging her anymore - she did DIFFERENTLY!

Tina shares her story of how seeking something bigger led her from from a farm in Sweden to New York. Tina Larsson is the force behind The Folson Group, New York's premier co-op an...

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Are you navigating a challenging relationship?  

Today's episode is sure to inspire a different approach! 

Amy P. Kelly is my guest today.  She is the author of GLUE - A leadership development strategy to bond and unite! and today on the podcast she takes us into the book - a short, profound story and shows us how we can use this in everyday life and biz when it comes to relationships. 

In this episode, we tal...

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Life is full of challenges AND you have abilities and influence that you may not realize you have.

Today’s episode is all about creativity and innovation and how these things can be used right within the nooks and crannies of your daily life to bring you more peace, fulfillment and success. 

In this episode, I break down the Life-preneurship Principle of Innovation into 4 tangible steps that you can apply right t...

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January 26, 2023 18 min

Are you in a new season of life or ready to invigorate your life with something new?

This episode is for you.  In this episode, I interview my husband, Quinton, about his unexpected path into painting and creativity.

Be inspired to...

  • Set down old rules, beliefs and ideas that keep you confined.
  • Make a mess for the sake of something more.
  • Tap into your own version of creativity to invigorate your life.
  • And, more!
  • <...

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Journaling changed my life. It can change yours.

Before you dismiss this episode because your are someone who cringes at the idea of journaling, have tried and not been successful, or feel journaling just isn't for you - there might be something here that you haven't considered.

When you are setting and going after goals - I’ve always thought it a great idea to incorporate a habit or two that can support you reali...

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Do you feel like you are surviving your life or building your life?

My guest today, is a client of mine and we started working together because she felt consumed by her work. She loves her work AND loves her family and was struggling to juggle them both.  Tanya puts so much heart into everything she does and it has been an honor to help her channel her incredible drive and energy into the other important areas of her life, which has...

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January 5, 2023 16 min

Happy New Year, Differently listeners!

In today's episode, I share 4 ideas that could deeply impact the way you go about realizing your goals this year.

After more than a decade of coaching individuals from corporate CEO’s, to creatives to multi-million dollar entrepreneurs and hundreds of conversations to help people make lasting change in lives - these 4 discoveries stand out for MOVING LIFE FORWARD, DIFFER...

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December 29, 2022 6 min

It’s the time when we are standing in this year peering over at the next imagining what the new year will bring. 

In the event you are grappling or on the fence about changes you might want to make in the coming year - may this pep talk be the little nudge you need to go all in!


Learn more about Carla:  https:/www.carlareeves.com/

Connect on LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reevescarla/
Connect o...

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In this episode, I am a guest on the Stay Hungry Marketing Podcast with Joel Stone.  

Joel and I discuss valuable strategies and tips for...

  • Living a bold, authentic life that is aligned with your values.  Something that automatically leads to success in both your personal and business lives.  
  • How to be the entrepreneur of your own life , which includes learning to use the skills that make you successful at work to achi...
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December 15, 2022 54 min

Could you be so bold to follow what brings you joy?

My guest, Lisa Berry, shares her journey with us today of doing just this and it has led her to some pretty interesting places.  She often found herself asking "What am I dong with my life?” This question propelled her to new places and eventually caused here to take a leap into what she calls an “abyss” - that ultimately put her on the path to what she is doing today.

Today, s...

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It's that time of year and setting aside time to plan and create the next year of your life will....

- make you feel less chaotic
- increase influence and power in your life
- reduce overwhelm
- allow you to be more proactive and intentional

Today on the podcast I am sharing 6 different approaches that I have used over the years that you can incorporate into your planning this year.  Mixing up yo...

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Are you beginning to think about goals and planning for the new year?  Are you ready to spend your time more intentionally?

Then, this episode is for you.

My guest today is Ashlee Livingstone - her purpose is working with leaders and teams to build thriving cultures and builds connections between people, their goals and the broader community.

In this conversation she takes us into her own personal story of leaving her corpor...

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November 24, 2022 7 min

We are celebrating 100 episodes today!!!

I could not have done this without you!!!!  Thank you for listening and supporting the podcast.  Whether or not you realize it - your feedback, your emails, the stories you have shared and just knowing you are on the other end listening - has been a gentle nudge over and over again - to keep going.

Thank you to my husband, the podcast producer, for your support in making t...

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November 17, 2022 9 min

The moments you long for are happening around you, but are you available to catch them?

This short episode dives into the barriers that prevent you from being present with ideas and an invitation to do differently.


Learn more about Carla:  https:/www.carlareeves.com/

Connect on IG:  https://www.instagram.com/differentlythepodcast/
Connect on IG:  https://www.instagram.com/carlasreeves/...

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Are you pouring so much energy into driving momentum in your life, but feel like you are losing yourself and your true priorities along the way?

May this conversation be a gift for you today.

The same held true for my client, Michele Nevarez back in 2013.

Michele is a Founder & CEO and Author of Beyond Emotional Intelligence: A Guide to Accessing Your Full Potential. Michele’s mission is to translate EI from theory to a powerful a...

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