EP2 Planning & Incorporating Self-Care Rituals for Busy Lives

Good, Better, Betterness

Feb 14 2024 • 1 hr 4 mins

Ready to ditch the hustle culture and step into a life filled with small victories and big wins on YOUR terms? Join us on the Good, Better, Betterness podcast, where we explore life planning, mindset shifts, and practical tools to help you design a life you love.

Meet your hosts: Kala and Denise

This podcast is for you if

  • You're feeling stuck and unsure how to move forward.

  • You want to set goals that are meaningful and aligned with your values.

  • You struggle to say "no" to requests and commitments.

  • You're ready to stop chasing external validation and define success on your own terms.

  • You're looking for a supportive community of like-minded women on their journeys.

In this episode

  • Learn how to transition from a season of rest and restoration to taking action on your goals.
  • Discover frameworks for setting realistic and achievable goals.
  • Redefine what "achievement" means for you, especially as a Black woman.
  • Explore the concept of "small victories" and celebrate your progress along the way.
  • Learn how to identify and eliminate unnecessary burdens and responsibilities.
  • Learn how to embrace stillness and "nothingness" for restoration.

Highlights Include

2:00 - How are you feeling?

5:59 - Defining goals and aspirations becomes step one of the journey.

7:33 - The power of small victories

11:37 - Redefining achievement for Black women

15:59 - Proactively eliminating responsibility

17:32 - The power of proactively eliminating responsibility (and saying no to brunch!).

18:53 - Identifying the invisible burdens you're carrying.

19:57 - Why therapy is a game-changer for Black women's well-being.

21:46 - Eliminating vs. replacing: the crucial difference for lasting change.

22:43 - Embracing alone time and redefining relaxation.

27:45 - Introducing the pack LIGHT acronym

33:44: - Embracing grace and trusting that what you need will be there.

35:23 - The importance of self-compassion and letting go of guilt.

Ready to start living your best life? Hit subscribe and follow the BetternessBox community on Instagram, Facebook and Youtube.

Check out episode 1 of the Good, Better, Betterness podcast out now on ⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠, ⁠Google Podcast⁠, ⁠⁠Audibe⁠, ⁠Amazon Music⁠ and ⁠⁠YouTube⁠⁠

Links mentioned in this episode

  1. BetternessBox Subscription: https://betternessbox.com/collections/shop-betternessbox/products/subscribe-save

  2. BetternessBox We Are Wealthy: https://betternessbox.com/collections/shop-betternessbox/products/we-are-wealthy-spring-box

  3. BetternessBox Website: https://betternessbox.com/

  4. BetternessBox Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/@betternessbox

  5. BetternessBox Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/betternessbox/

  6. We Should All Be Millionaires Book by Rachel Rodgers: https://www.google.com.ph/books/edition/We_Should_All_Be_Millionaires/EeDtDwAAQBAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&printsec=frontcover

Guest/Hosts Social Media Info

  1. Kala Garner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekglifestyle/

  2. Denise Gilmore-McPherson Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dgilmcphee/

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