I Trip Over Flat Surfaces

I Trip Over Flat Surfaces

This podcast will help and encourage you to get back up after life's stumbles and fall on your face life events. My name is Kendra, and I give simple and practical views and ideas to help you get through life's stumbles using my life experiences from my own stumbles and falls. I am an aggressive encourager, and believe we can realize a more enriched life with managing the thoughts in our mind space rental place, (our head). You can also get emails that encourage by signing up at the podcast website, or download a free resource that will help you watch your step. www.itripoverflatsurfaces.com Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/itofspodcast/support

Episodes

March 15, 2023 5 mins

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About a month ago I felt a shift. It was something that I was obedient to and in doing that I felt a shift in my trajectory in life and that some other things were going to start to happen and change.

I believe obedience is spiritual warfare and I have been saying for awhile that I want my life's movie line to be "say when". l I want to get to a point when God directs me to do something I obey, and so I am o...

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When we self-punish we for a small time feel better. So the next time we feel guilt and shame if we have not learned how to manage those emotions, or whatever emotion caused us to go into self-punishment we will go to what has made us feel better, even if just temporary, and that is more self-punishment. Discipline means education, instruction, cultivation and improvement, correction, subject to laws and rules. Punishment is pain o...

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Curiosity is a place of neutral, where judgement takes a side. Curiosity expands knowledge and understanding. Judgement keeps us stagnant. When we stop coming or approaching already from a place of decision we can experience, we can grow, we can show kindness and love, we can effect change in ourselves and others. 

Being curious can keep you from getting upset, from saying something or doing something you may later regret, fro...

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We believe we know how other think about us and it impacts how we think about ourselves, but actually we should not be giving the thoughts of others, or the thoughts we have about others thoughts power over our minds and lives! 

We make assumptions of how or what people will think about us, and it makes us feel self-conscience, we have self-doubt, we can feel rejection before we even give someone a chance. We can actually even...

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Changing from thinking negative thoughts to only positive thoughts can feel overwhelming and impossible; however, if we look at doing this in smaller actionable steps we will achieve success.  This episode talks about the smaller steps I took to help me think more positive, and I give you recommendations on how you can do this too.

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It isn't that you cannot change our mind. It is you do not make changing your mind a priority. Changing thoughts from negative to positive will change your whole life.  In this episode I give you three simple tips to help you take responsibility for the narrative in your head, and how that can have a positive impact on your life. Support the podcast! Follow the podcast where you listen please. Give the podcast a five star rating an...
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Mika Liu Chawla is the host of the 1-800-Goal-Digger podcast. Mika is so witty and funny, and her podcast is fantastic. In this episode Mika talks about a seed of fear that was planted in her at a young age and how it grew over the years, leading her to a place where she had a difficult time expressing herself. 

Mika talks about being young and not having much fear about adventures, but how a comment made in childhood caused h...

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I can now say I have a regular on the podcast, and that is my friend David.  David and I met many, many years ago, and we have a lot of differences.

We are talking about the fear of people who are different from us. It could be someone that looks different, acts different, maybe in a different political party, or just someone new. All of these make us uncomfortable, and who wants to be uncomfortable. For some pe...

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I am very glad to have met Jules. Jules is my guest on this podcast short, and she is talking about using fear as a motivator.

In episode 29 my guest said she used fear as fuel to propel her from a very scary health situation to starting a business. Well Jules has done something similar, using fear in a positive way.

Jules is a creator. She creates in her daily career, and she also created her own podcast, Pop Culture Makes Me...

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Clever Conversations is a podcast hosted by Bri, The Clever Biotch. In this episode we talk about the very scary health condition she had that lead her to starting a podcast. We talk about fear in a good way in this episode, which I am so happy to be showing a brighter side of fear. Do you ever use fear as a way to get something done or to motivate you? Normally fear keeps us from something, but in this episode we learn the brighte...
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This is the second episode in season 3, and it is a short. Season 3 we are talking about fear from all different angles, and on the shorts this season I asked follow podcast friends to record about a three min episode of a time they felt fear and how they managed that fear. Each recording I received was so different, but well articulated, interesting, and relatable. 

Let me introduce to Emily. Emily is so sweet, kind, and enco...

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This is our third episode in season 3, and we are discussion what life looks like on the other side of fear. My guest is Ann Okafor, who is determined to make a difference in guiding anyone is who is interested in construction or STEM disciplines.

What does it look like on the other side of fear? Well in this episode you will learn you will see and have more freedom on the other side of fear. Anne talks about her great fear of the ...

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This is the second episode in season 3, and it is a short. Season 3 we are talking about fear from all different angles, and on the shorts this season I asked follow podcast friends to record about a three min episode of a time they felt fear and how they managed that fear. Each recording I received was so different, but well articulated, interesting, and relatable. 

In this episode you will hear a voice you have heard from my...

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I cannot believe it has been a year since the podcast launched. So much has happened over the year, and I am very thankful to have you here with me! Season 3 starts today, and in this season we are talking about fear. Fear can manifest in many forms, and this season we will explore some of those forms. In this episode you will meet Phyllis Ginsberg, M.A., MFT. Phyllis is the author of Brain Makeover - A Weekly Guide to a Happier, H...

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I Trip Over Flat Surfaces is a podcast that encourages you; teaches you that you can control the thoughts in your head; and how those thoughts can be a positive impact on yourself and your life. This is a Mind Space Rental Place short about having an Eeyore and donkey welfare.

Eeyore was a character that I found comfort from when I was a child. I was alone a lot, horrifically shy, and I had a hard time making friends. I always want...

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I Trip Over Flat Surfaces is a podcast that encourages you; teaches you that you can control the thoughts in your head; and how those thoughts can be a positive impact on yourself and your life.

In this episode health and wellness coach Leigh Saner joins me. Leigh Saner is the owner of Define You, LLC, and a national board certified health and wellness coach with a master’s degree in public health. Leigh specializes in stress manag...

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June 15, 2022 2 mins

I Trip Over Flat Surfaces is a podcast that encourages you; teaches you that you can control the thoughts in your head; and how those thoughts can be a positive impact on yourself and your life. This is a Mind Space Rental Place short about a donkey’s most recognizable trait, their ears.

How amazing are donkey ears? Would you say it is the one thing you without a doubt you see and recognize most about a donkey? Well those ears make...

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June 1, 2022 22 mins

I Trip Over Flat Surfaces is a podcast that encourages you; teaches you that you can control the thoughts in your head; and how those thoughts can be a positive impact on yourself and your life.

Let me introduce you to my horse Sahara. Sahara is a rescue horse, and we have been learning from each other since we met. I talk about some of the major life lessons Sahara has helped me learn, and why it took this horse for me to want to ...

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I Trip Over Flat Surfaces is a podcast that encourages you; teaches you that you can control the thoughts in your head; and how those thoughts can be a positive impact on yourself and your life. This is a Mind Space Rental Place short about how we have leaned on donkeys.

Well, I do it again, and I put myself out there singing again. Quick, but being redonkulous about fighting my fear, I try again to sing for you. 

Donkeys are ...

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I Trip Over Flat Surfaces is a podcast that encourages you; teaches you that you can control the thoughts in your head; and how those thoughts can be a positive impact on yourself and your life.

In this episode I really put myself out there and expose something that happened in our family when I was a very small child. You get a little glimpse into the environment I was raised; learn some things about my parents and myself; and und...

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