Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Wake Up To Your Life

Dec 15, 2021

I wanted to boycott Christmas.  I didn't think I could stomach getting a tree and decorating in my new life as a single person.  I thought it would be too hard, too sad, too triggering.


But I did it.  "In with the new" I told myself.  Listen as I talk about the healing power of friendship and love, grieving and...

Nov 24, 2021

It's supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year.  But you're not feeling that.  Maybe that's because it's your first holiday season after losing a loved one.  Perhaps being around your extended family makes you want to hit your head against the wall. Or maybe you have expectations of whimsy and magic when your...

Nov 3, 2021

Straighten up.  Shoulders back.  Chin up.  Your posture matters. It's connected to your confidence.  Listen to my conversation with artist/entrepreneur kenT Youngstrom.  He reminds you of all the reasons you can hold your head up high when you walk into a room. 


Follow kenT Youngstrom on Instagram:

Oct 27, 2021

You tend to think the worst is going to happen.  That catastrophic thinking is costing you.  I know, I do it too. 

I'm getting a divorce.  I have painted a bleak picture of my future.  I'm assuming everything will always be awful and I'll be alone forever.  Can I know that to be true for sure?  Of course not. 

Listen as...

Oct 13, 2021

Divorce sucks.  Whether you want it or not, it blows.  I'm getting one.  My heart hurts.  I'm learning to grieve and live.


Follow me on Instagram: @Colleen_Odegaard


Email me: