Empowered By Design with Dr. Lyz

Empowered By Design with Dr. Lyz

Manifest your dreams - in life, love, and biz - with intentional vision. Start with your mental health. This podcast delivers psychological concepts, inspiring conversations, and lessons on the healing power of LOVE; the power of tuning in - body, mind, heart, soul, and spirit; and the power of authentic connection with yourself and others. Welcome to the podcast, Empowered By Design! I am your host - Dr. Lyz - a hopeful romantic, mom of two beautiful souls, and partner to the love of my life! As a licensed psychologist, I love helping people heal, grow, and SHINE! I am a love + relationship specialist and owner of Visionistas By Design Wellness Boutique where we LEAD with LOVE and empower you to fly! Share the LOVE, spread the POWER. Dream, Design, Deliver.


January 11, 2024 39 mins

Let’s Celebrate! In this episode, we celebrate our wins from 2023 and illuminate our path to soar in 2024! I share with you the Angel Number message 111 from “The Angel Numbers Book: How to Understand the Messages Your Spirit Guides Are Sending You” by Mystic Michaela. We do a card pull from “The Wild Unknown Archetypes” Deck and Guidebook by Kim Krans. For me, pulling cards is a fun way to illuminate and bring attention to some im...

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“Become the Superstar of your life…live with meaning, purpose, and passion.”  I am so excited to bring you this empowering, energizing, and FUN chat with Heather Gidusko, author of the book: “Girl With A Game Plan - from benchwarmer to the superstar of your life in 8 weeks”.  Heather shares the inspiration for her life-changing book… “your transformative guide, providing you with practical tips to create a personalized and effectiv...

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December 14, 2023 42 mins

How to ask for and receive what you need in love!! In this episode, I share information based on psychological research with tips and strategies from top psychologists and therapists in the world who contributed to Psychology Today’s December 2023 cover story: Love & Loyalty.  Make your love the best! 


#139 | Season 6: Rejoice! Ep. 13

Episode #136 Show Notes: https://www.drlyz.com/blog/podcast-139


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November 30, 2023 41 mins

Do you believe in love at first sight? (I do! ) Have you ever fallen in love at first sight? (I have!) I'm sharing that and more in this episode! I discuss cutting edge information from psychologists and researchers about the topic of intuition! “When to trust your sixth sense about danger, romance, health, and more!” from Psychology Today’s publication. Trust your gut, follow your heart, and let’s chat about all things intuition -...

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This is the perfect time to lift up and share our good vibes and to express our gratitude! In this season of gratitude, good vibes, and new beginnings we celebrate the opportunity to look back and reflect; to appreciate where we are right now, and to peek into our vision and dreams for the future! Tune in for a card pull from two decks: “The Wild Unknown Archetypes” Deck and Guidebook by Kim Krans and “The Moon Deck” Oracle Cards &...

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Interviews can be scary, nerve-racking, and intimidating!  We have the tips to make your next interview AMAZING!! Madeline Haller is a junior at Penn State University where she is pursuing a double major in human resources and psychology. Madeline has been on both sides of many successful interviews, and she joins me on this episode to share a few of her most important tips so that you enter into your next interview with confidence...

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October 19, 2023 33 mins

I walk you through 5 key steps to improve your self-worth. Tune in for tips, tools, and strategies that you can start using today! Our self-love 101 program helps you enhance your confidence, decrease your stress, increase your joy, and improve your self-worth.


#135 | Season 6: Rejoice! Ep. 9

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October 5, 2023 43 mins

We are talking about friendship, tips for healthy relationships, and being your own best friend! Have you ever wondered: why do my relationships feel out of balance? Why do I feel like I give so much time and energy to the people that I love, but I don’t get the same in return? Why am I always available for others but when I need someone, nobody is available?  If you have ever asked yourself any of these questions, this episode is ...

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We’ve all done that thing - we have to talk about something uncomfortable - but we don’t want to. Deep down, we know we should have a conversation, but the anticipation is so uncomfortable that we avoid it. We might be fearful of how the other person is going to react; or we don’t want to start a fight; or we just don’t want to experience the emotional discomfort.  Avoidance of discomfort can seem like the right decision in the mom...

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“We deserve to live healthy lives in every aspect possible,” states Vicky Alercia, Licensed Professional Counselor. Vicky joins me on this week’s episode and discusses her passion for helping others achieve “true freedom” from narcissistic abuse through healing, empowerment, collaboration, and advocacy. She shares her own story of healing and growth after her experience of divorce, narcissistic abuse, and toxic family relationships...

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What is so important about self-love and authenticity? How do they fit together? I can tell you that in my life, I was not always comfortable being my authentic self. There were times that I did not like myself very much. I have made an intentional effort to continuously learn and grow - body, mind, heart, soul, and spirit. When you spend time learning about yourself and increasing your self-awareness, authenticity, and self-love y...

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It’s Game Day and we are pulling a card for an emPOWERing message from the Wild Unknown Archetypes Deck and Guidebook by Kim Krans. Everything that we will talk about today comes from a place of LOVE!! There are a few VERY FUN things coming up and I am sharing my excited energy with you. I am also inviting you to call into your mind your question, your energy, and your wish for seeking clarity in your LiFE, LoVE, and/or BiZ!! I pul...

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What is an emPOWERment circle and WHY do I need one?! Find out here!


We are gathering today for an emPOWERMent circle for women in biz!! Have you ever met someone who shared a tip or piece of advice with you that was TRANSFORMATIONAL?! Or, maybe it was their positive ENERGY and ENTHUSIASM that felt magnetic and uplifting?! Or, maybe someone offered a bit of MAGIC encouragement that gave you the boost of confidence and drive you n...

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August 17, 2023 54 mins

What drives you?! What is your passion and purpose and mission in this life - what gets you out of bed in the morning? In this episode, I share my WHY and invite you to explore and share your WHY!!

I also break down the NEW intro for Season 6. Get to know me better personally and understand the mission of this podcast. I encourage you to take action to use your WHY for empowerment and advocacy too! Use your passion, purpose, missio...

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August 8, 2023 10 mins

Rejoice and celebrate with me! We are back together for Season 6 of the Empowered By Design Podcast, and I am so excited to connect with you for this fun and empowering season! In today’s episode, I read the message for all of us - angel number 808 - from “The Angel Numbers Book: How to Understand the Message Your Spirit Guides Are Sending to You” that I recently purchased at the Comfy Cozy Apothecary Shop in Nazareth, Pennsylvania...

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August 3, 2023 23 mins

What is BLOCKING you from Making More Money?! Learn some common energetic BLOCKS that might be getting in your way of attracting the money you desire.  And, learn tips to shift your energy TODAY so that you will Remove your Energetic Money BLOCKS and Attract the Money FLOW!


It’s HERE!!! - the first episode in the EmPOWERed BIZ Series – a collection that empowers you to Make More Money! As a psychologist, I help people reduce stre...

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Come, Fly with Me! In this episode, I share one of my FAVORITE dreams and the inspiring significance it has delivered in my life.  My Come, Fly with Me Dream empowered me to nurture my adventurous spirit and to pursue my professional dream. I treasure the people in my life who have encouraged me, supported me, mentored me, and flown with me while I chase my dreams with passion and intentional vision.  Dreams while sleeping, dreams ...

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We are back for Part 2 of our love story!! (Stay tuned all the way to the end for our fun rendition of the not-so-newlywed game! And see who wins!) In this candid conversation with Chad - the love of my life - we pick up the conversation discussing the challenging aspects of our marriage and how we make it work! We have learned to appreciate our differences as complimentary: I love change. He hates it. I’m a spender. He’s a saver. ...

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Hear our LOVE story. I am so excited to introduce you to my husband, Chad!  We chat about the ups and downs of marriage and offer tips for how to keep your romantic relationship fun, exciting, and sexy!  We share the beginning of our love story, our dreams for the future, and what we love about our life right now.  We also talk about some challenges that we have faced along the way and tips for navigating change and individual diff...

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This podcast is a dream come true for me!!! I am so excited to celebrate the conclusion of Season 5.  In this episode, we are CELEBRATING with our signature formula - Dream, Design, Deliver. We are celebrating the season of confidence, the start of summer, and my birthday!! Hear me answer 12 personal questions - “the Dirty Dozen” -  borrowed from Elin Hilderbrand’s book: 28 Summers.

I invite you to use this time to celebrate your s...

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