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.

Episodes

August 3, 2022 41 min

I am joined today by Miri Rodriguez. She is a holistic well-being expert, best-selling author, brand story teller and CEO of Be Mindful Be Happy.  Be Mindful Be Happy is an online community to connect you to support resources, life coaches and they carry ethical and sustainable organic wellness products. They are Latina women owned and women operated. We also talk about her experience with discovering that she carries the BRCA 1 ge...

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On this episode I am joined by Geralyn Ritter. She has recently released a book: Bone by Bone a Memoir of Trauma and Healing.  She was on her way home from an ordinary business trip when Amtrak 188 derailed outside of Philadelphia. She was crushed in the crash, which killed eight and injured hundreds. A hundred percent of the proceeds from the book will be going to trauma professionals, medicine and survivors as well.

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July 20, 2022 47 min

On this episode I talk with Darby Fox about parenting teens. Darby is a licensed clinical social worker, TV personality, and author of Rethinking Your Teenager Shifting from Control and Conflict to Structure and Nurture to Raise Accountable Young Adults.

We talk about the neuroscience around teenagers brain development and the best tools to use while presenting an actions based consequence and communication ideas that encourage hea...

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July 13, 2022 41 min

On this episode I am joined by Caitlin Billings. She is a social worker, therapist and author of memoir In Our Blood. She shares her story of getting diagnosed with bi-polar disorder. She was talks about an unwanted sexual experience and being held at gunpoint both which led her on a journey of healing after PTSD and her experiences with finding a medication that worked. Her child mirrored some of the same experiences with trauma a...

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July 6, 2022 63 min

On this episode I am joined by Dr. Amanda Savage Brown. She is a scientist turned therapist specializing in helping women with their explant journey. She created Breast Implant Through Explant (BRITE) Inner Healing. She also has a self-help book empowering women to overcome the mental and emotional difficulties with breast implant removal.

We talk about Amanda's experience with wanting to remove her breast implants, her rupture...

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June 29, 2022 42 min

This episode I talk with Port Moody, BC Mom Jennifer Geneve about burnout. In 2019, she was over-scheduled and had just a bit of unrest. She couldn't pinpoint what the problem was, just that there was one. She consulted with medical professionals and started making several shifts in her lifestyle to removing alcohol and replacing with more water, sleep and exercise. She started hiking the Coquitlam Crunch daily. What went from ...

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June 26, 2022 41 min

This episode I am joined by Michael Kwan. He is a husband, dad and blogger behind Behind the Rhetoric. We talk about parenting during a pandemic, going from one kid to two and why we really need to stop stereotyping dads. Michael and a group of dad bloggers go on an annual camping trip #5DadsGoWild. We talk about the misadventures that can happen when you take a city boy and plunk him into the wilderness and why it is important for...

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June 22, 2022 40 min

On this episode I am joined by Veronica Weedon. She is the owner of Revival Health. She works as a health coach helping people heal after being in toxic relationships. On this episode we talk primarily about being in a romantic relationship with a narcissist. She explains her past experience and how that affected her mental and physical health and what her healing journey was like. If you find yourself in a relationship with an abu...

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June 19, 2022 41 min

On this episode I am joined by Douglas Green.  He is a writer, psychotherapist, director, and teacher, living in Los Angeles. We discuss his books, The Teachings of Shirelle: Life Lessons From a Divine Knucklehead and A Dog of Many Names.

We talk about his love of dogs and how they can be our greatest teachers. We talk about finding a path to our passions that doesn't end up being the easiest or most obvious choice. We discuss ...

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June 15, 2022 39 min

On this episode I am joined by Hollie Fraser. She is a wife, mother and the owner of Punk Rock Pastries in Burnaby, BC. We talk about what it has been like trying to keep a small business open during the last few years and the enormous amount of pressure it can be trying to balance work life and home life. We talk about her experience with cancel culture after she received a complaint about what someone felt was an inappropriate sh...

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June 12, 2022 34 min

I am joined by Bruce R Ross for this episode. Could you imagine living with depression for 20 years and it not even occurring to you that that is what is causing your suffering? That is unfortunately what happened to Bruce. He outlines his whole journey in his new memoir Breaking Free of Depression's Grip. We talk about his experiences with finding solutions that helped him treat his depression, the different types of depressio...

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June 8, 2022 54 min

On this episode I am joined by Julie Peters. Julie is an author of Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddess: Meditations on Desire, Relationships and the Art of Being Broken and Want: 8 Steps to Recovering Desire, Passion, and Pleasure After Sexual Assault. She is also a yoga teacher, tarot card reader and offers trauma-informed and body based counseling.

We discuss consent and her experience with recovering from sexual assault. We...

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June 1, 2022 44 min

Stacey Webb is a Intuitive Trauma Release Mentor and Author of the Intuitive Detective. We talk about her experience with losing a parent to suicide at a young age, following her intuition to become involved with law enforcement and writing her memoir. We also discuss different techniques you can do at home to help de-stress and how you can work with her if you have a trauma you are wanting to work through. She does specialize with...

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May 25, 2022 53 min

On this episode I am talking with Lizzie Allan. She is a comedian and therapist. She has created Hilarapy which combines the two. She produces mixed-media comedy experiences and shows. She is a speaker, a performer, and she facilitates workshops and courses for people and organizations that help people.

We talk about her mental health struggles and how growing up as a child in the 80's is so much different for the generation gro...

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May 11, 2022 56 min

On this episode I am joined by Kaylynne Mateus. She is a registered dietitian and owner of Emboldened Wellness Nutrition Consulting. We talk about all the myths that diet culture has taught us and how to re-shape our ideas around healthy eating means. We talk about her experience as an athlete and what that looked like for her when her health conditions changed her ability to train and participate.

Kaylynne Mateus | Dietitian (@...

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May 4, 2022 77 min

On this episode I talk with Marcee Rae. She is a photographer with Gloss Boudoir as well as her own company Marcee Rae Photography. We talk what to expect if you want boudoir photos and why they are something you should do at any age. We talk about balancing being a mom and wife with a work life that isn't a 9-5 with a husband who also doesn't have a traditional 9-5 job. We are both very pro-therapy and she let's us kno...

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April 27, 2022 77 min

This episode I am joined by Eschelle Loftus. She is the creator of Mumfection and freelance writer of several of the Filled Up Cup blogs. When I was a mom blogger for a different company and in some ways could have been seen as a competitor she was always very kind and supportive. Join us as we catch up talk about our kids, complain about all the things from health care, public schools, travelling and more.

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April 13, 2022 31 min

This episode features Alison Tedford. She is an Indigenous Mom, DEI consultant and author (Stay Woke, Not Broke and Chronic Profit).

Alison has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome which is a group of inherited disorders that affects connective tissues primarily skin, joints and blood vessel walls. We talk about the challenges that some people can face when dealing with a disability and what business owners should consider to be more inclusive.

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April 6, 2022 47 min

Today's episode we talk to Christine Coughlin, the creative force behind The In-Between.  She is a woman on a mission to figure out exactly who she is outside of being a Mom of three. In 2019, she had several health issues and as she approached 40 she turned to writing as a creative outlet. The In-Between is a platform designed to share perspectives and feature women standing up to self-doubt and creating lives they don't w...

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March 29, 2022 66 min

I am joined on this episode by Jen Pistor. She is a slow fashion stylist located in Vancouver, BC. We talk about her experience with modelling both as a straight size as well as plus size. She educates so much on the fast fashion industry as well as includes a ton of great resources to do your own research on the industry. She gives a ton of recommendations for size inclusive brands to check out this Spring.

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