Filled Up Cup

Filled Up Cup

Welcome to the Filled Up Cup podcast. We are a different kind of self-care resource to the mom market-- one that has nothing to do with bubble baths and face masks, and everything to do with rediscovering yourself after becoming a mother. Join us as we talk unique experiences, unconventional methods and off the wall products. I hope you'll enjoy following alone as I bring you real reviews, honest experiences and unfiltered opinions that make you laugh, make you cry and most importantly- leave you with a filled up cup.


September 27, 2023 45 mins

On this episode I am joined by Jen Dibnah. She is the founder of Heart to Heart Wellness. We discuss Jen's experience having PTSD from childhood and how that manifested into picking a toxic relationship. We discuss how difficult it was being a single parent when her son was first born and the hardships of not having money for food and living in shelters. She got her bachelors in Psychology, and 25 years of self-development plu...

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On this episode I am joined by Gabby who is the owner of Goodbrand Fitness. She is a 
mom of two kids and a former school psychologist. In 2013 she moved from Colorado to White Rock, she found that fitness was the best way to connect with others in the community. When she became a mom in 2015, group classes allowed her to take care of herself and meet other moms. Fitness has always been a source of connection for her.

When the p...

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September 13, 2023 41 mins

On this episode I am joined by Vanessa Marshall. She is the founder of Jack59 which is a B-Corp certified shampoo and conditioner bar brand. The company is indigenous-owned, ethically-driven, women-led, and 100% Canadian.

We talk about the differences between a shampoo bar vs a traditional liquid product and why you might want to make the change. They carry 12 different products and have a hair quiz to help you determine w...

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September 5, 2023 50 mins

I am joined by Renee Kacz. She is a former corporate and commercial lawyer, turned coach, teacher, public speaker and fur mama to Chilli & Buddy. She has built a community of 5000+ female entrepreneurs called Inspired Women. She built the Joy Academy which is an 8 week connection program that is a culmination of over 15 years of learning, growth and dedication to living her best life, distilled into a clear, step-by-step progra...

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August 30, 2023 58 mins

On this episode I am joined by Amy Libby. She shares her experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder. We discuss the impacts that this has had on her friendships, marriage and her role as a mom. Everyone's experience with OCD can be different so she shares a really open and raw look at what it has been from her perspective. Amy is also a content creator so she shares how this can cause complications at times when it comes to...

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August 23, 2023 37 mins

On this episode, I am joined by joni co-founder Linda Biggs. Joni is a period supply company that offers a variety of sustainable products. We talk about our experience with getting our periods and how the stigma around menstruation is changing in a positive way. We talk about what it means to be sustainable in the period product industry, why they decided to market their own dispensers', period poverty and what is next for th...

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August 15, 2023 29 mins

On this episode, I am joined by Quincilia Siah. She is the owner of SOS My Space. She helps clients get unstuck from clutter and help create an organized routine within your space. She does both in-person and virtual clutter coaching. She also offer residents in BC, a packing and unpacking service to make your moves so much easier. She is also a reiki practitioner.

We talk about how there is no good time to start the proce...

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August 9, 2023 50 mins

On this episode I am joined by Stacey Trapaneze. She has Poland Syndrome which is a birth defect categorized by an underdeveloped chest muscle which can also be accompanied with breast and nipple abnormalities. She decided to get breast implants which led to breast implant illness. Stacey decided to start Stacey Trapaneze Wellness to help others with Reiki and Theta healing, counseling, and integrative health. If you are someone wh...

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August 1, 2023 37 mins

On this episode, I am joined by Kristen MacDonald, a former educational assistant from Port Coquitlam, whose pursuit of a side hustle to provide for herself and her family led to an unexpected and transformative journey. 

As we follow Kristen's journey, we'll explore the impact of modern-day social media on personal expression and privacy. The clash between her online presence and her role as an educational assistant led t...

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February 8, 2023 55 mins

On this episode I am joined by Alisha Khalil. Alisha is a frequent Filled Up Cup collaborator and shares her personal experience with arranged marriages.

Have you ever seen an episode of Married at First Sight or similar dating show and thought wouldn't it be so simple to have it all planned for you and just live happily ever after?!? Alisha shares her experiences of being raised in a family unit where her parents ma...

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February 1, 2023 36 mins

On this episode I am joined by Donna Andersen. Donna launched in 2005 after her disastrous marriage to a sociopath.  She has written all of the permanent content on Lovefraud and more than 1,100 blog posts. She has also written multiple books, created videos, conducted multiple online surveys and has presented research to the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy. Donna also founded Lovefraud Continuing Educ...

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January 25, 2023 49 mins

I am joined by Dorsey Standish. Dorsey is a mechanical engineer, neuroscientist, and wellness expert who brings evidence-based mindfulness and emotional intelligence to clients worldwide. Dorsey has led science-based wellness programs for hundreds of companies, including Staples, Toyota, and American Airlines. Dorsey holds a master’s degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from University of Texas at Dallas and a bachelor’s degree in Mech...

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January 18, 2023 42 mins

On this episode I am joined by Jillian Bice. Jillian is a personal growth mentor and is the CEO of Quantum Lifestyle Consulting. She is a former registered nurse and sales trainer, and backed by decades of knowledge of human potential and growth, she facilitates a 6 month online course called Thinking Into Results, taught by Bob Proctor of the Proctor Gallagher Institute.

We talk about how Jillian had reached a place in he...

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January 11, 2023 56 mins

On this episode I am joined by Judy Gaman. Judy is an award winning Author and Public Speaker. She is the  CEO of Executive Medicine of Texas and the well-renowned host of the nationally syndicated, decade spanning Stay Young radio show and now the Stay Young, America! Podcast.

We discuss her book: Love, Life and Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian. While writing a book on longevity, Judy interviewed Lucille, an elegant and ...

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January 4, 2023 50 mins

On this episode I am joined by Scott Simon. Scott is a happiness entrepreneur, SYS founder, and author of Scare Your Soul: 7 Powerful Principles for Harnessing Fear and Living Your Most Courageous Life which was released in December, 2022.

Scott is a sought-after speaker, meditation leader, and high-performance life coach, focusing primarily on creating flourishing lives after major changes such as divorce. Scott earned hi...

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December 14, 2022 49 mins

On this episode I am joined by Dr. Joseph D Pianka. He is a Physician/Gastroenterologist and author of It's All In Your Head. He has been a board-certified practicing gastroenterologist in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, for over twenty years. A devout husband and father of three, he is also an avid surfer, snowboarder, fly-fisherman, and outdoor enthusiast. Combining his expertise pertaining to fitness and nutrition, his unique per...

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December 7, 2022 39 mins

On this episode I am joined by Kayoko Mitsumatsu. Kayoko is the founder of Yoga Gives Back. In the last fifteen years, Yoga Gives Back has spread globally with 150 Ambassadors who are yoga teachers sharing YGB’s mission with their communities as well as raising funds with their events. They support women and children in India through scholarships and micro-loans. They are working with the pad project to help make sustainable menstr...

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October 26, 2022 39 mins

On this episode I am joined by Julie Lythcott-Haims. She is the New York Times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult which gave rise to a popular TED Talk. Her second book is the critically-acclaimed and award-winning prose poetry memoir Real American, which illustrates her experience as a Black and biracial person in white spaces. Her third book, Your Turn: How to Be an Adult, has been called a “groundbreakingly frank” guide...

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October 19, 2022 34 mins

I am joined by author and journalist Sheila Yasmin Mariker. Her debut novel, The Goddess Effect, was released October 1st. The Goddess Effect is a tongue and cheek look at the wellness industry. It follows 30-something Anita on a journey to find just how far she is willing to go to become her best self. 

Her work has been published in the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Economist, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, Vogue...

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October 12, 2022 35 mins

On this episode I am joined by Gabriella Scaringe. She is the CEO of Cherri Underwear. Cherri is built with a wider gusset aiming to fit more vulva's than traditional underwear brands. They carry from XS to 4X. With every purchase they also donate hygiene products and underwear to homeless shelters in the United States.

Gabriella also has a popular Tik Tok account that talks about insecurities about vaginas, vulvas an...

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