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October 10, 2022

Just Checking In

Hey All! I just wanted to check in and let you know what’s been going on since I haven’t released a podcast in the past month. All is well. I’m just working through some things that I committed to. I’ll be back soon. I promis...

September 02, 2022

S3E17: Wine with Me: Talking Student Loan Forgiveness

Disclaimer: This video/podcast contains explicit language and covers topics that might cause you to use explicit language too. I might hurt some feelings and make folks mad. These are my own thoughts and opinions and do not r...

August 18, 2022

S3E16: Do a New Thing w/Christa Hutchins

After almost 3 years, Christa and I finally got to sit down for a conversation. We met at Blissdom in late 2019 and I was instantly drawn to her passion for helping others. She is a project manager by trade, then was called b...

August 15, 2022

S3E15: Book Review - How to keep house while drowning by KC Davis, LPC

After seeing so many people online recommend the book, “How to keep house while drowning” by KC Davis, LPC, I decided to pick it up and read it. I really enjoyed her approach to cleaning and organizing. I had a lot of things ...

August 04, 2022

S3E14: Unscripted Fun - Deep Thoughts on Nothing

Today’s episode is all about nothing. I mean it’s not dead air, but I just had some fun talking about the random things going on in my life. It’s just some unscripted fun catch up from the last few weeks. I cover mocktails, s...

July 21, 2022

S3E13: Talking Creativity w/Martha Arrington

On today’s podcast, I welcome Martha Arrington. She is a painter, a certified zentangle instructor, educator, and amazing human. I met Martha on Instagram awhile back and instantly became a fan of her work. It’s truly beautif...

July 14, 2022

S3E12: Masking & ADHD

Masking. When I started to research ADHD, this was a term that came up quite a bit. Masking “involves hiding symptoms or overcompensating for them. When you mask ADHD, you try to act like you do not have the condition” (Psych...

July 05, 2022

S3E10: Reversing the Rachel Hollis Effect (Deconstructing Toxic Positivity Part 1)

Toxic positivity is something that I had not really heard of until the last year or two. But it’s something I am extremely familiar with. For me, Rachel Hollis was the influencer that pulled me into this way of thinking and b...

July 01, 2022

S3E11: Reversing the Rachel Hollis effect (Deconstructing Toxic Positivity - Part 2)

This is part 2 of the “Reversing the Rachel Hollis effect - Deconstructing Toxic Positivity” podcast set. I am sharing a few YouTube videos that help explain the concept more and offer insight on how to overcome it. When it c...

June 23, 2022

Finding Harmony with Work & Life

Finding harmony between work and life is hard. This week we are navigating the workplace as we talk about work/life harmony. So what’s that all about. When people talk about work/life balance that brings up this image of the ...

June 16, 2022

The Power of Telling Your Story w/Michael Rix

You know those people that you see online and you are drawn into their story because it’s powerful. Maybe it’s a story of change or survival or triumph. That’s what Michael Rix did when I first started following him on Instag...

June 09, 2022

S3E7: Do I have ADHD? My Neurodiversity Journey Update

It’s the second week of the month so we are talking about neurodiversity. Today, I’m going through an update on my neurodiversity journey. I am still at the beginning stages of my journey and there is a lot to learn. I want t...

June 02, 2022

S3 E6: Did Elizabeth Holmes set the clock back for women?

Recently I watched “The Dropout” docuseries on Hulu, which is about Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. So many questions came to mind as I watched this story. But the one that kept nagging at me was focused on the impact Elizabet...

May 26, 2022

Badges We Carry: Burnout, Perfectionism, & Workaholism

Today I’m going to dive a little deeper into a topic that was brought up in episode 74 of the 100 days of podcasts. When I talked about burnout and I made the comment that I had turned in that badge. This got me thinking abou...

May 19, 2022

S3 E4: Know Your Worth w/Lori Thorn

On today’s episode I’m welcoming one of my dearest friends. Lori and I became friends while working at Apple together. We both left the company last year but get together for coffee or cocktails a couple times a month. One of...

May 17, 2022

S3E3: Imposter Syndrome w/Tim Thorn

In one of the last episodes of the 100 Day Challenge, I talked about imposter syndrome. More specifically, I asked if men suffered from imposter syndrome and if they did, do they talk about it. Whenever imposter syndrome come...

May 12, 2022

S3E2: History of Neurodiversity

It’s the second Thursday of the month so we are talking neurodiversity. Since this is the first one, we are going to start with the history of Neurodiversity. In doing the research for this episode, I found some good informat...

May 05, 2022

S3 E1: Deep Thoughts on Ruby Wax

I recently read the book, How to be a Human by Ruby Wax. There were a good bit of things that made me go, "What???" so I had to dig a little deeper to understand Ruby and the background behind the book. Join me as I talk thro...

April 19, 2022

Day 100: We made it!!!

It's the last day of the 100 day challenge. Can you believe it? I would say I'm speechless but then you wouldn't have a podcast to listen to. LOL! Today we are celebrating the accomplishment of 100 days of podcasts and talkin...

April 19, 2022

Day 99: Looking back over the last 98 days

One more day...I am so incredibility proud of myself for this. Today I actually attended a workshop called "I am remarkable." This workshop is focused on helping you learn how to self-promote. It's something I definitely stru...

April 18, 2022

Day 98: 2022 Podcast Topics

If you want to know what I'll be covering in the months to come, listen up! I've spilling all the beans today so you can get excited about what's coming up. Laughter, Love, and Blessings, Heather Social Links @msheatherbdot @...

April 17, 2022

Day 97: Wishing you a blessed weekend

Today I'm just sending out well wishes to you as you go about your weekend. Happy Easter! Laughter, Love, and Blessings, Heather Social Links @msheatherbdot @connectthedots_podcast @polkadotdesk thepolkadotdesk.com --- Supp...

April 16, 2022

Day 96: Let's plan

Today we are talking through the plan for what happens next after the 100 days is over. I'm covering the new day for the podcast and the date it will start. Laughter, Love, and Blessings, Heather Social Links @msheatherbdot @...

April 15, 2022

Day 95: How can I get a TED talk?

Doing a TED talk is on my bucket list so today we are going to google and find out how I can do that. :) Laughter, Love, and Blessings, Heather Social Links @msheatherbdot @connectthedots_podcast @polkadotdesk thepolkadotdesk...