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Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Ep. 58 an interview with Gary Noesner Meet Gary Noesner – author, instructor, investigator, and FBI negotiator.  Gary served as the lead hostage negotiator during the first 25 days of the 51 day siege in Waco TX. His book Stalling for Time, My life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator became […]

An FBI Negotiator’s take on connection, communication, and trust.

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Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Ep. 56 Procrastination is often considered a sign of laziness or lack of motivation. But what if it meant something else? In this solo-cast I explore what it means for me, how I’ve seen it affect clients, and share a VERY recent example of procrastination from another podcast interview I […]

Wait for it…Procrastination.

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Don’t Cut your own bangs ep. 53 What does it mean to love our body when the world seems hyper focused on reminding us what’s wrong with it? Well, Amber Romaniuk from The No Sugar Coating Podcast has some answers.  As an emotional eating, hormone, and digestive expert – Amber is passionate about exploring our […]

Are you eating your feelings?

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…To feel Willie Good. About a week ago a client that I’d been working with for about 5 months asked me, “How do you know when you’re done?”⁣ We explored the question for a little while, and what became clear was that she wanted to know – “…when I’ve healed what I need to heal, […]

3 Healing Journal Prompts I Love.

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Don’t cut your own bangs ep. 50 Meet Meet Marianne Talkovski –  licensed acupuncturist, esthetician, organic skincare expert, and Transformational Coaching MASTER CERTIFIED Coach. She guides her clients to find their most authentic expression of beauty in radical self-acceptance, regardless of the messages our culture has inundated us with to consume, perfect, compare, critique and […]

Treating emotions like teachers to unlock healing

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Let’s talk about Peace & Peacefulness One of my favorite ways to calm down when I’m feeling anxious is to remind myself⁣ –> I always have choices.⁣ There is a direct relationship between how many choices I think I have and how much I stress sweat! ⁣ Feeling stuck = Sweaty 🥵 ⁣ Feeling empowered […]

Finding Peace During Turbulent Times

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Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs ep. 48. A solocast. In today’s solocast I explore two questions about goals: When are goals necessary to make meaningful things happen in our lives? How do when know when it’s time to abandon a goal, and move on? Somewhere in the middle of answering these questions I explore goals […]

The Relationship Between Goals & Emotions

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Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Ep. 46 Listen HERE In today’s solocast I explore how a 3yr old Facebook memory helped me access joy and appreciation for myself.  May 14th, 2017 I graduated with my masters degree. May 15th, 2017 I started my first day of work as a therapist in private practice. I remember […]

The journey & unlocking limitless Joy

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13 of my favorite resources for mind, body, & spirit. Hello my friend. We are in the sh*t storm. More deeply now than ever I’m craving connection. Connection to what’s familiar, what’s comfortable, what’s safe, what’s warm, and what’s local. Below is a list of some of the people, products, and businesses that are filling […]

How are you staying connected during COVID-19?

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Creating connection and building communities around the dinner table. This week I’m celebrating community leaders, creatives, and business owners. And I’m kicking it off with Tanorria Askew. ⁣ Listen HERE. ⁣In this week’s episode we talk about her career in corporate America, taking a leap of faith to audition for Master Chef Season 7 … […]

Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs Ep. 43 with Tanorria Askew

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Let’s talk about Pleasure, and how it could be one of the best things for your mental health. This week, I’m exploring pleasure and the role it plays in our lives – ⁣* the way we learn⁣* the way we connect⁣* the way we play. ⁣⁣ When we’re stepping out of stress, grief, or feeling […]

The Pleasure Principle

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Don’t cut your own bangs episode 31. In this conversation Erin and I continue exploring the themes of perfection, permission, and procrastination and how they all relate to confidence. Enjoy! Danielle Ireland:Hello! Hello! You are listening to season three of Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs. And I’m Daniel Ireland, your host and also your guest. […]

A Conversation with Erin Fischer – Part 2

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Don’t cut your own bangs episode 30. A conversation with Erin Fischer – Part 1. Danielle Ireland: Hello, this is Danielle Ireland and you are listening to Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs. And we have a really special treat for you today. We’re kind of breaking the rules this episode featuring Erin Fischer. I got […]

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Don’t Cut your own bangs episode 29 Danielle: Hey this is Danielle Ireland, and you are listening to Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs. You’re about to jump into the second part of our conversation with Lisa Graft. I don’t want to keep you in suspense. I know you’re ready for more because the first half […]

A conversation with Lisa Graft – Part 2

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Don’t Cut your own bangs episode 28 This is episode 28 of Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs, with Danielle Ireland. Lisa Graft created the blog I Am Mother of The Year. Now, this is one of those guests that I had never met before we recorded a podcast together, and I just want this to […]

A Conversation with Lisa Graft – Part 1

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