Touched and Empowered

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πŸŽ™οΈUnscripted and Authentic Conversations: Part 2
1w ago
πŸŽ™οΈUnscripted and Authentic Conversations: Part 2
πŸŽ™οΈ Welcome to another enlightening episode of Touched and Empowered with your hosts Katie and Ace! 🌟 In this episode, they dive deep into the art of interviewing and the nuances of effective communication: πŸ—£οΈ Mastering the Interview: Ace shares insights on how practice and experience are key to reaching the level of an interviewing legend like Andy Serkis. Memorable interviews, including one conducted under challenging conditions of gender bias. 😰 Nerves vs. Fear: Exploring the natural nervousness that even seasoned hosts like David Letterman experience. Understanding the difference between being nervous and being scared in the context of interviews. πŸ’¬ Personal Stories: Ace discusses the delicate balance of sharing personal stories, like those involving family members, while respecting their privacy. The power of words and how cultural backgrounds can shape the meanings we attach to them. ❀️ Relationship Dynamics: The intriguing dynamics of relationship status and the pressures that come with it. Ace and Katie share their perspectives on what they expect from relationships and how those expectations evolve over time. πŸ€” Defining Relationships: Katie reflects on what she wishes she had known about relationships when she was younger. The importance of asking oneself what a marriage or partnership is supposed to be and how to ensure it remains equal and fulfilling. πŸ’¬ Honesty and Openness: Emphasizing the importance of being honest with oneself to facilitate open and honest conversations with others. Encouraging listeners to express their needs and desires clearly. πŸ“’ Join the Conversation: The discussion will continue in the next episode, and listeners are invited to submit their questions and topics they want to hear about. Tune in to hear Katie and Ace’s heartfelt and insightful discussion on mastering the art of interviewing and navigating the complexities of personal and professional relationships. 🎧✨ Episode Affiliate Links The Truth https://amzn.to/45FZr40 Celeb Secrets Blog https://celebsecrets.com/author/aceblaison/ Social Media Links Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpowered #TouchedAndEmpowered #Podcast #InterviewingSkills #RelationshipAdvice #Communication #PersonalGrowth #KatieAndAce #PodcastLife #NewEpisode SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
πŸŽ™οΈ Unscripted Conversations: Part 1πŸŽ™οΈ
Jun 10 2024
πŸŽ™οΈ Unscripted Conversations: Part 1πŸŽ™οΈ
Welcome to this episode of Touched and Empowered with your hosts Katie and Ace! 🌟 Join us as Katie hits the button and dives into the fascinating world of scripted conversations versus spontaneous ones. πŸ“œβœ¨ πŸ—£οΈ The Importance of Scripts: Discover how having a script can be a powerful communication tool in your back pocket. πŸ› οΈ Katie and Ace discuss the balance between structured dialogue and natural conversation, and how scripts can boost confidence and clarity. 🎀 From Celeb Interviews to Philanthropy: Ace shares her journey as a philanthropy journalist for Celeb Secrets, revealing the secrets to getting conversations right. 🌟 She talks about her experiences interviewing celebrities, including the challenges and triumphs of these interactions. πŸš€ Setting the Stage for Success: Learn about the art of a three-question interview and how it can set you up for success. Ace reflects on her early interviews and the lessons learned, including her encounters with high-profile figures like Shannon Doherty and the CEO of Twitter. 🌐 🌟 Advice for Millennials: Katie and Ace tackle the stereotypes about millennials and offer advice for young people who want to make a difference. They emphasize the importance of asking questions and being present in conversations. 🀝 🎬 Red Carpet Dreams: Katie shares her dream of walking the red carpet, reflecting on her early career choices and the unexpected paths that led her to this point. 🌟 πŸ› οΈ The Power of Authenticity: Ace and Katie discuss the significance of authenticity in interviews and life. They highlight the impact of genuine conversations and the value of staying true to oneself. 🎭 🎧 Tune in for an inspiring episode filled with insights, personal stories, and the magic of both scripted and unscripted conversations! Don't miss out on the golden nuggets of wisdom and the jovial moments that make this episode a must-listen. 🌟✨ #TouchedAndEmpowered #PodcastEpisode #ScriptedConversations #Authenticity #Communication #RedCarpetDreams #MillennialAdvice #CelebrityInterviews #StayTrue #Empowerment #KatieAndAce #PodcastLife πŸŽ™οΈπŸŒŸπŸ“œ Episode Affiliate Links The Truth https://amzn.to/45FZr40 Celeb Secrets Blog https://celebsecrets.com/author/aceblaison/ Social Media Links Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpowered πŸŒŸπŸ“œSUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨Breaking Taboos: Candid Conversations with Katie and Ace
Jun 3 2024
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨Breaking Taboos: Candid Conversations with Katie and Ace
In this episode of "Touched and Empowered", hosts Katie and Ace venture into the realm of topics often considered off-limits or uncomfortable in everyday conversations. They fearlessly tackle subjects like the nuances between innocent flirting and genuine romantic interest, shedding light on the complexities individuals face when navigating social interactions. πŸ’¬πŸ’” Delving deeper, Katie and Ace explore the unspoken rules surrounding sharing joyous news, such as achievements or milestones, and the sometimes unexpected reactions they elicit from others. They candidly discuss the underlying emotions and fears that contribute to these taboos, offering insights into the human psyche and the need for validation and acceptance. πŸŽ‰πŸ€” Furthermore, the hosts bravely confront the challenges associated with trust and vulnerability, particularly in the context of personal relationships and family dynamics. They share personal anecdotes and reflections, illustrating the delicate balance between protecting oneself and fostering genuine connections with others. πŸ’–πŸ”’ Throughout the episode, Katie and Ace emphasize the importance of setting boundaries, providing support, and fostering open communication in order to navigate taboo subjects with grace and understanding. Their enlightening discussions encourage listeners to confront uncomfortable topics with courage and compassion, ultimately fostering deeper connections and empowerment. #TabooTalk #Empowerment #CourageousConversations πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries Social Media Links Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpowered
πŸŽ§πŸ’‘Boundaries & Breakthroughs: Navigating Emotions in a Stimulated World
May 27 2024
πŸŽ§πŸ’‘Boundaries & Breakthroughs: Navigating Emotions in a Stimulated World
πŸŽ§πŸ’‘ Dive into the latest episode of "Touched and Empowered" with hosts Katie and Ace as they explore the vital topic of setting boundaries in a world of constant stimulation. πŸŒπŸ›‘ In this enlightening discussion, Katie and Ace highlight the importance of consciously choosing how to respond to the constant influx of information and stimuli in today's digital age. They share personal stories and insights into the challenges of emotional processing and self-care, emphasizing the need to take breaks and find healthy outlets for expressing emotions. πŸŒΏπŸ’†β€β™‚οΈ From seeking solitude in a park and ride lot to engaging in creative activities like coloring mandalas and listening to music, Katie and Ace delve into various strategies for emotional processing and setting boundaries. They discuss the power of art, music, and movies in evoking emotions and facilitating healing, sharing personal experiences and reflections along the way. πŸŽ¨πŸŽΆπŸ“½οΈ Join Katie and Ace as they navigate the intersection of emotions, personal experiences, and destiny, offering practical advice and heartfelt encouragement for listeners on their own journey of self-discovery and empowerment. πŸŒŸπŸŒˆπŸ’¬ #TouchedAndEmpowered #EmotionalProcessing #SelfCareJourney SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries SONG: I don’t care β€” Judy Garland https://open.spotify.com/track/4AK7b7F0gziIrLlyRj4U88?si=60beaf3392034733
πŸŽ™οΈTaboo Talk... It's OK to be YOU!!
May 20 2024
πŸŽ™οΈTaboo Talk... It's OK to be YOU!!
πŸŽ™οΈ Welcome to this electrifying episode of "Touched and Empowered" with your hosts Katie and Ace! Today, we're diving headfirst into taboo topics, exploring the uncharted territories of sexuality, gender identity, and the complexities of relationships in a world full of judgment. πŸ’₯ Join us as we fearlessly tackle the stigma surrounding non-binary identities, pansexuality, and the importance of open communication in intimate connections. Through candid conversations and personal anecdotes, we shed light on the challenges of navigating these sensitive subjects, especially with family members and loved ones. πŸ’¬ Discover the power of setting boundaries and learning to say no, as we share our own experiences of self-discovery and acceptance. From confronting the "good girl, good boy syndrome" to understanding the nuances of family dynamics, we unravel the layers of societal expectations to embrace our true selves. 🌈 But it doesn't stop there! We delve into the realm of spirituality, exploring how practices like Buddhism can provide clarity and focus in the entertainment industry and beyond. From unexpected encounters to finding solace in community, we uncover the hidden gems that lie beneath the surface of taboo conversations. πŸ”₯ Don't miss out on this eye-opening discussion that challenges norms, celebrates authenticity, and empowers listeners to embrace every aspect of who they are. Tune in now for an unforgettable journey of self-discovery and empowerment! 🎧 #TouchedAndEmpowered #TabooTopics #Authenticity #SelfDiscovery #PodcastEpisode SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ Victim Advocate Kimberly Miner
May 13 2024
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ Victim Advocate Kimberly Miner
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ In this episode of "Touched and Empowered," hosts Katie and Ace are joined by special guest Kimberly Miner, a passionate advocate for victims of trauma. As a seasoned author and advocate, Kimberly brings a wealth of experience and wisdom to the conversation, shedding light on crucial topics related to trauma, healing, and personal growth. Together, they delve into the profound importance of hope in the journey of overcoming trauma, encouraging survivors to share their stories as a source of inner strength and empowerment. Throughout the episode, the speakers touch on various aspects of trauma and its impact on mental health. They discuss the necessity of individualized support for survivors, emphasizing the need for detoxing and addressing addictions before embarking on the journey of healing. Personal anecdotes and experiences are shared, highlighting the complexities of trauma and the challenges faced in its aftermath. The conversation extends to the role of social media in shaping perceptions of trauma and abuse, as well as its impact on self-perception and mental well-being. Katie, Ace, and Kimberly explore the nuances of social media algorithms and the importance of curating a positive online environment for mental health. As the episode unfolds, listeners gain valuable insights into the intersection of trauma, mental health, and social media, along with practical tips for navigating these complex issues. Through empathy, understanding, and shared experiences, "Touched and Empowered" offers a beacon of hope and support for trauma survivors everywhere. πŸŒŸπŸ’¬ #TouchedAndEmpowered #TraumaAwareness #MentalHealthMatters #EmpowermentJourney 🌈✨ Connect with Kimberly SOCIAL MEDIA https://www.facebook.com/eyvictims https://www.instagram.com/domesticabusetrauma/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/92576752/admin/feed/posts/ SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
πŸš€πŸ‘Rejuvenation and Empowerment with Katie and Ace
Apr 22 2024
πŸš€πŸ‘Rejuvenation and Empowerment with Katie and Ace
πŸ”₯ Don't miss out on the fiery conversation in this episode of "Touched and Empowered" with hosts Katie and Ace! πŸ”₯ We're exploring the fine line between acknowledging someone's contribution and recognizing their impact on the world. 🌟 From heartfelt compliments to navigating the complexities of the entertainment industry, we're diving deep into the dynamics of recognition and integrity in leadership. πŸ’ΌπŸ’¬ Join us as we uncover the power of inspiring others and the importance of staying true to your values, even in the face of challenges. πŸ’ͺ Plus, learn how to harness the energy of competition to fuel your growth and success! πŸš€πŸ‘ Don't miss this empowering episode! Tune in now! 🎧✨ #TouchedAndEmpowered #Leadership #Recognition #Empowerment #Success #Inspiration πŸŒˆπŸ‘©β€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘¨β€πŸ’Ό SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ Ron Rossnick and Vivian Gaspar's: Part 2 - "Empowered Connections: Uniting for Positive Change"
Apr 15 2024
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ Ron Rossnick and Vivian Gaspar's: Part 2 - "Empowered Connections: Uniting for Positive Change"
πŸŽ™οΈ Welcome back to "Touched and Empowered" for Part 2 of our fascinating discussion with Ron Rossnick and Vivian Gaspar! 🌟 In this episode, we delve even deeper into their remarkable journey, exploring the incredible power of email connections and the far-reaching impact of TV production. From discussing the intricacies of podcasting to highlighting the importance of mentorship in the TV and film industry, Ron and Vivian share valuable insights that are bound to inspire and empower. Join us as we explore their experiences, from navigating the dynamic world of TV development to the nuances of branding and charisma. This episode promises laughter, wisdom, and a renewed sense of hope as we delve into the heart of empowerment. Don't miss out on this enriching conversation! Tune in now to "Touched and Empowered" for Part 2 with Ron and Vivian! πŸ“ΊπŸ’¬ #TouchedAndEmpowered #TVProduction #Podcasting #Mentorship #Empowerment 🌈✨ CONNECT with Ron or Vivian: Vivian Gasper +1 201-906-7924 vivian@vrr.tv Ron VRRMEDIAPRODUCTIONS@gmail.com Inquiries Mention the Touched & Empowered Podcast or Ace http://calendly.com/vrrtv SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ Ron Rossnick and Vivian Gaspar's: Part 1, "Empowered Connections: Uniting for Positive Change"
Apr 8 2024
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ Ron Rossnick and Vivian Gaspar's: Part 1, "Empowered Connections: Uniting for Positive Change"
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ Get ready for an inspiring journey on the very first episode of "Touched and Empowered"! Join hosts Katie and Ace as they dive deep into the mission of their podcast, aligning with the vision of special guests Ron Rossnick and Vivian Gaspar's production company to make a positive impact in the world. πŸŒπŸ’« Discover stories of empowerment, resilience, and advocacy as Ron and Vivian share their experiences producing TV talk shows that advocate for accessibility and inclusivity in public media. πŸ“Ίβ€οΈ Hear how Ron's personal journey as a survivor of domestic violence and a single dad sparked a legal battle filled with challenges and triumphs. Gain insights into Vivian's work preparing guests for TV appearances and educating jobseekers on camera presence in the digital age. πŸŽ₯πŸ’Ό Explore the power of communication skills and charisma in virtual settings, as Katie and Ace delve into techniques for improving interpersonal relationships and overcoming negative thinking patterns. πŸ—£οΈπŸ’‘ Finally, embrace the concept of synchronicity and personal growth as the hosts reflect on the serendipitous connections that brought them together with Ron. 🌟 Tune in now for an enlightening conversation filled with wisdom, inspiration, and empowerment! #TouchedAndEmpowered #PodcastLaunch #EmpowermentJourney 🎧🌈 CONNECT with Ron or Vivian: Vivian Gasper +1 201-906-7924 vivian@vrr.tv Ron VRRMEDIAPRODUCTIONS@gmail.com Inquiries Mention the Touched & Empowered Podcast or Ace http://calendly.com/vrrtv SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
🌟✨ Embracing YOU!
Apr 1 2024
🌟✨ Embracing YOU!
🌟✨ Welcome to the latest episode of "Touched and Empowered" with Katie and Ace! 🌈πŸ’ͺ In this empowering installment titled "Embracing YOU!", we delve into the profound journey of self-discovery and empowerment. πŸš€πŸ’– 🎭 Join us as we explore the importance of authenticity and embracing every facet of ourselves, even in the digital realm. πŸ“±πŸ’Ό Discover inspiring anecdotes of mentorship, language acquisition, and the profound connection to culture. πŸŒπŸ—£οΈ πŸ’¬ Delve into the power of language, from the universal beauty of sign language to the subtle nuances of communication cues. πŸ€ŸπŸ” Explore the significance of carving out time for self-care and nurturing your mental well-being. πŸ§˜β€β™‚οΈπŸ’†β€β™€οΈ πŸ“΅ Disconnect from the noise of the digital world and reconnect with your inner self. πŸ“΅πŸ’– Tune in now to embark on a journey of embracing all parts of YOU! πŸ’«πŸŽ§ #SelfDiscovery #EmpowermentJourney ✨🌟 Susan Jin Davis https://www.apaics.org/directors/susan-jin-davis https://twitter.com/sjindavis?lang=en Social Media Links Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpowered SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ It's OK To Have What You Want!
Mar 25 2024
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ It's OK To Have What You Want!
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ Welcome to another enlightening episode of "Touched & Empowered" with Katie and Ace! 🌟 Today, we're diving into the empowering mantra: "It's OK to have what you want!" πŸ’ΌπŸ’° πŸ—£οΈ Join us as we explore the importance of engaging in three meaningful conversations daily to cultivate a sense of fulfillment. Discover how it's common to feel guilty for receiving what you desire, and the spiritual rewards of indulging in well-deserved vacations. πŸοΈπŸ’Ό πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ Ace shares their heartwarming experience reconnecting with family during a trip, while Katie reminisces about building Legos in Egyptβ€”highlighting the significance of taking time off for rejuvenation. πŸŒˆπŸ’Ό πŸ’†β€β™€οΈ Learn the value of rest and self-care, with insights on how regular breaks can prevent burnout and promote overall well-being. Discover the importance of quality relationships in both personal and professional life, and how they contribute to your success. πŸ’–πŸ’Ό πŸ’‘ Katie emphasizes the importance of utilizing tools and knowledge to attain what you want, dispelling the egotistical notion of having to be everything. πŸ§ πŸš€ Ace delves into the concept of learning differences and the unique paths we each follow for a reason. πŸ›€οΈπŸ’Ό 😊 Start your journey to fulfillment with a smile, embracing positivity and open-mindedness to manifest your desires. And remember, fashion recycles every few decadesβ€”so why not recycle joy and abundance into your life? β™»οΈπŸ’Ό #Empowerment #FinancialFreedom πŸŒŸπŸ’° The shoes Ace was talking about can be found at https://us.jimmychoo.com Social Media Links Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpowered SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨The Exhilarating Realm of Creation with Katie and Ace
Mar 18 2024
πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨The Exhilarating Realm of Creation with Katie and Ace
πŸš€ Welcome to another epic episode of "Touched and Empowered" with Katie and Ace! πŸŽ™οΈβœ¨ Today, we're diving into the exhilarating realm of creationβ€”whether it's crafting a podcast, shaping content, or expressing artistic genius. 🌈🎨 πŸ’‘ Katie kicks off the conversation, emphasizing that everything said is relatable to someone in our incredible community. 🀝 She shares a heartwarming story of a middle school teacher who sparked her passion for creation, highlighting the transformative power of pure creation nurtured by years of inspiration. 🌟 The duo explores the driving force behind creationβ€”a clear purpose. Katie delves into the purpose of the Teen Suicide Prevention Society, aspiring to end teen suicide and be an advocate for living in every school. πŸ™ŒπŸ’” 🌈 Uncover the concept of "C type" goalsβ€”an elevated goal that makes you grow no matter what you do. Explore the causes of suicide and various forms of disempowerment, emphasizing the importance of actionable steps towards the right direction. πŸ’ͺ Ace shifts the conversation to empowering people instead of victimizing them, fostering communities that serve as valuable packs. The hosts emphasize creating value that brings more to the world, listening to motivational speeches, and identifying sources of inspiration. 🌌 Discover the importance of filling your cup with inspiration, love, and optimism, realizing that you can't serve others from an empty cup. 🍡✨ The hosts share personal cues that signal when their cups are full, including Ace's nighttime coloring sessions and Katie's joy in building Legos. πŸ™οΈ Experience the reality of laundry in Los Angeles and the hosts' reflections on letting go of result expectations. Discover the profound impact of pleasant surprises and how they fuel the Homelessness Initiative in Pennsylvania. πŸš€ Brace yourselves for an empowering journey into the world of creation, purpose, and impactful actions! πŸ”₯πŸ’– #CreateWithPurpose #TouchedAndEmpowered πŸŽ‰πŸš€ Social Media Links Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpowered SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a question. We would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
πŸŒπŸ’šAmy Todisco: Eco-friendly Adventure
Mar 11 2024
πŸŒπŸ’šAmy Todisco: Eco-friendly Adventure
🌿✨ Dive into a world of sustainability and wellness on the latest episode of "Touched and Empowered" with Katie, Ace, and special guest Amy Todisco! πŸŒπŸ’š Join us for an eco-friendly adventure as we explore detoxifying homes, embracing natural alternatives, and promoting well-being through mindful living. 🌱 Amy Todisco, a transformational coach and small-town activist, shares invaluable insights into creating healthier spaces. From saging for energy clearing to using essential oils and dried flowers, discover the power of controlling your personal environment for mental and physical well-being. 🐾 Explore the transformative journey of equine-assisted therapy, the healing role of animals, and the impact of mindfulness and sensory exploration. πŸƒ Ace joins the conversation, delving into the rise of allergies in the next generation and the significance of detoxifying household items. 🍽️ Amy's sensory exercise will change the way you experience meals, encouraging mindful eating for a healthier lifestyle. 🌎 The episode unravels the complexities of food choices, sustainability, health, and the controversial link between glyphosate and gluten allergies. πŸš€ Join us on this enlightening journey of well-being, embracing change, and creating a healthier, happier world! πŸ”₯πŸ’– #SustainableLiving #WellnessJourney #TouchedAndEmpowered 🌿✨ Amy’s Social Media https://www.facebook.com/amy.d.todisco https://www.facebook.com/groups/238274311987053 https://www.instagram.com/amytodisco/https:// www.linkedin.com/in/amytodisco/ Catalyst for Change Coaching & Retreats https://catalystforchangecoach.com/ Free eBook: How to Live a Toxin-Free Life: Making Healthier Choices in What You EAT, PUT ON Your Body & Are EXPOSED TO Every Day. https://catalystforchangecoach.ck.page/0a43d8146f SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
Limiting Beliefs with Katie and Ace
Mar 4 2024
Limiting Beliefs with Katie and Ace
🌟 Brace yourselves for an empowering episode of "Touched and Empowered" as Katie and Ace shatter the doors of limiting beliefs! πŸ’ͺ In this captivating intro, Katie unveils the essence of tackling limiting beliefs, sharing her personal journey of shaking the core foundation built on such beliefs. πŸ’” Katie's vulnerability unfolds as she narrates the moment her world crumbled, providing a raw and relatable account of hitting rock bottom. Join the community of givers in learning the art of discernment, crucial for safely distancing ourselves from life-draining takers. πŸŒͺ️ Dive into the seismic shifts of aha moments when it feels like everything is gone, and the fear of feeling like a fraud lingers. Katie reveals her transformative experience of realizing she's a better actress than the limiting beliefs she clung to. 🧠 Ace steps into the spotlight, recounting the discomfort of being part of a cultural shift that challenges identities, using the analogy of the "cupcake club." Explore the power of staying on the edge of your comfort zone, where growth and learning continue to thrive. πŸŽ™οΈ Ace shares gripping stories from his motivational speaking journey, including nerve-wracking experiences with legends like Les Brown and John Talarico. Uncover the challenges of preparing speeches, overcoming nightmares, and the discomfort of being a catalyst for change. 🌐 The episode concludes with a powerful tale of meeting Ace's cousin, a remarkable journey from creating cultural councils to becoming a local politician in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. πŸŒŸπŸ’Ό Tune in for a rollercoaster of self-discovery, growth, and breaking free from limiting beliefs! πŸ”₯πŸŽ‰ #BreakingBarriers #EmpowermentJourney #TouchedAndEmpowered πŸš€πŸ’– To work with Jon Talaricohttps://acedoligosa--jontalarico.thrivecart.com/coaching/Social Media LinksInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpoweredSUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
πŸŽ™οΈ Rhonda Sue Peoples and Deb Anderson: Empowering Women Through Storytelling and Transformation
Feb 26 2024
πŸŽ™οΈ Rhonda Sue Peoples and Deb Anderson: Empowering Women Through Storytelling and Transformation
🌟 Get ready for an empowering journey on the latest episode of "Touched and Empowered" with the amazing Katie Miller and special guests, Rhonda Sue Peoples and Deb Anderson! πŸŽ™οΈ In this dynamic interview, Katie delves into the inspiring stories of two successful celebrities dedicated to empowering women through their impactful work. πŸ’ͺ Rhonda Peoples shares her incredible journey of co-founding the Empowering Women Alliance with Deb Anderson. Together, they embarked on a collaborative book project, empowering women to rediscover their voices and speak their truth. πŸ“–βœ¨ πŸ‘­ The episode unfolds with powerful insights into the transformative process of sharing personal stories, breaking through the resistance surrounding trauma, and creating a writing group that fosters fearless self-expression. Deb reveals how peer reviews among women writers led to profound breakthroughs and personal transformations. πŸŒŸπŸ“ πŸ’– Katie Miller contributes her own experiences of healing and growth through collaborative writing, emphasizing the importance of self-awareness in the process. The community of women writers showcased the power of refinement, resulting in polished chapters and multiple publisher offers. πŸ“šβœοΈ πŸ—£οΈ Rhonda highlights the significance of clarity in sharing personal experiences for healing, while Katie Miller shares her "aha moment" of breaking free from societal constraints and finding her voice. The episode delves into the creation of the Empowering Women Alliance, a platform fostering connection and empowerment through workshops, speaking events, and merchandise. 🌈🌐 🎀 The importance of transformation and authenticity takes center stage as Katie Miller and Deb discuss their unique approach to empowering women. Rhonda shares a poignant personal experience, underscoring the impact of authentic storytelling in making a difference in the world. πŸŒπŸ’¬ πŸ™Œ Join the conversation as the hosts emphasize the importance of honesty, vulnerability, and celebrating small victories in empowering women through storytelling. Rhonda's journey from hesitation to freedom in writing, encapsulated by the mantra "GAC it out," showcases the power of collaboration and focus on facts. πŸŒŸπŸ“£ πŸ™ The episode concludes with gratitude from Katie Miller, acknowledging the guests for sharing their impactful stories and leaving an indelible mark on the world through openness and vulnerability. 🌟🌈 #EmpoweringWomen #AuthenticStorytelling #TouchedAndEmpowered πŸš€ BIOS Rhonda Peoples has worn a lot of big hats without having gotten a big head about it. Ranging from flashy and stylish to gritty and functional, her emerging favorites include team leader, inspirational speaker, and innovative business developer.Rhonda spent her early career working hard, competing with men, and proving her worth beforediscovering it might be not the only, or even the best way to do things. This created a fire in her belly to reach out to other women. She shares how women can create new paths for themselves individually and collaboratively. https://www.facebook.com/rhondapeoplessales https://www.linkedin.com/in/rhondapeoples/ rhonda@rhondapeoples.com Deb Anderson - As a kid, teen, and adult, I had a lot of potential but couldn't seem to stop spinning my wheels. I went through jobs, careers, and relationships like they were snack food, yet I was always hungry for a filling main course. When I finally found my purpose in life, I knew I could show others who were lost or struggling how to find their purpose, too ... and in a lot less time with a lot less angst! https://www.linkedin.com/in/deb-anderson-45861796 coachdebanderson@gmail.com Follow Rhonda, Deb and The Empowering Women Alliance https://www.linkedin.com/company/empowering-women-alliance/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/935624410468254 Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button
Breaking Through: Self-Built Muscles, Acceptance, and Laughter
Feb 19 2024
Breaking Through: Self-Built Muscles, Acceptance, and Laughter
🌈 Get ready for a profoundly empowering episode of "Touched and Empowered" with your hosts Katie and Ace! πŸŽ™οΈ In this installment, they unravel the transformative journey of building your own self-built muscle in cheerleading – a metaphor for breaking through the fear of being seen. πŸ’ͺ Part of the family mission for teen suicide prevention, the episode takes a poignant turn as Katie shares about her sister's first suicide attempt. Navigate through the complexities of self-discovery as Austin tackles the challenges of figuring out his identity. 🌈 Both sides of the fence are explored, delving into the importance of preferred names and pronouns, the power of photography for transgender youth, and the significance of a LGBTQIA+ center in Los Angeles. πŸ³οΈβ€βš§οΈ Balancing hormones, navigating middle school, and the evolution of LGBTQIA+ terminology from the old alphabet to the present day are discussed. Get a glimpse into what it felt like to transition in the 90s and the impact of cultural influences like the first episode of "Sex and the City." πŸ’– "Take me as I am, or leave me" becomes a mantra as the hosts emphasize the importance of embracing diversity in all its forms. Discover the challenges of transitioning in the state of Florida and the humorous journey of names, from blaming Katrina for a hurricane to the evolution of Mary Grace. πŸ˜‚ Unleashing the humor in family dynamics, Katie and Ace declare themselves as soul sisters, recounting tales of working with teens as young as seven and the undeniable humor that comes with family bonds. 🌺 The episode concludes with a profound message – healing is not only possible but essential. Katies share about becoming a safe space for family, and the joy of reconnecting with sisters after years of silence. Tune in for laughter, tears, and a journey towards self-discovery and acceptance. πŸ”₯🌟 #EmpowermentJourney #AuthenticityMatters #TouchedAndEmpowered πŸš€βœ¨ Social Media LinksInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpowered SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a question. We would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
Dr. Peggy Woods - The World of Writing, purpose and finding fulfillment!
Feb 12 2024
Dr. Peggy Woods - The World of Writing, purpose and finding fulfillment!
🌟 Join hosts Katie and Ace on "Touched and Empowered" with special guest Dr. Penny Woods! πŸŽ™οΈ This episode explores the world of writing, publishing, and credibility, featuring Dr. Penny's expertise tailored for busy entrepreneurs. πŸ“š Discover the transformative power of authenticity and personal transformation in writing, as Dr. Penny shares valuable tips and the "Art" acronym. Ace praises Dr. Penny as an outstanding writing coach, recounting their collaboration on a project about dating and fantasy. πŸ“βœ¨ 🌍 Uncover the importance of authenticity and vulnerability in storytelling, emphasizing the impact of personal experience. Dr. Penny's vivid journey over Africa and their story of overcoming an abusive relationship through writing add depth to this empowering conversation. πŸŒŸπŸ•ŠοΈ πŸ”₯ Dr. Penny and Ace discuss finding fulfillment through passions and self-discovery, highlighting the significance of not settling for a life that doesn't align with one's passions. The episode touches on life after retirement and the importance of having a soul-feeding mission. Don't miss the chance to text (866-217-4813) for a free copy of Dr. Penny's book on publishing! πŸ“²πŸŒΌ πŸ’™ In a poignant moment, Dr. Penny shares their story of overcoming suicidal thoughts and generously donates to a teen suicide prevention group, showcasing the transformative power of purpose and resilience. 🌈🀝 Tune in for an inspiring half-hour that unlocks the world of writing, purpose, and the incredible journey to finding fulfillment! πŸ”₯πŸ“š #WritingJourney #PurposefulLiving #TouchedAndEmpowered 🌟✨ Dr. Peggy Woods Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pfreeman5 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pfreeman558/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peggy-w-411996b1/ Text "Publish" to 866-217-4813 to get a link to Dr Peggy's Book 5 Easy Steps to Self Publishing Social Media Links Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpowered TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@touchedandempowered YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TouchedandEmpowered SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
Stephanie Leandre: Financial Empowerment for Teens: Navigating Budgets, Goals, and Unexpected Twists
Feb 5 2024
Stephanie Leandre: Financial Empowerment for Teens: Navigating Budgets, Goals, and Unexpected Twists
πŸŽ™οΈ Get ready for an insightful "Touched and Empowered" episode with hosts Katie and Ace, joined by the special guest, Stephanie Leandre! This time, the trio explores the vital topic of financial education for teens with personal anecdotes. πŸ’Έβœ¨ Stephanie Leandre kicks off the episode by sharing their personal story of financial struggle, aiming to inspire teen financial education and empowerment. The conversation delves into the importance of providing teens with financial knowledge and literacy from an early age. πŸ“šπŸ’ͺ Reflecting on their own upbringing, Stephanie realizes the lack of proper financial planning education, emphasizing the need to start educating teens and college students about finances during middle school and early high school. The trio discusses the significance of teaching teenagers about personal finance, goal-setting, and being efficient with their earnings. πŸ’‘πŸ‘©β€πŸ« The hosts then shift the focus to budgeting for high school events, such as homecoming, emphasizing the importance of being resourceful and creative with money. Stephanie highlights the challenges of living paycheck to paycheck and the need to understand how to make money work for you. πŸ’°πŸŽ‰ Moving on to budgeting for unexpected expenses, Katie and Stephanie stress the importance of planning and saving for unforeseen costs. They share practical tips, including sacrificing souvenirs during trips to cover unexpected fees. The conversation also touches on the significance of tracking expenses and keeping a surplus in budgeting for high school students. πŸ—“οΈπŸ“‰ The episode concludes with insights on financial planning and saving for the future. Stephanie encourages embracing individuality in creating a financial vision and starting early with budgeting and saving to reduce financial stress and find fulfillment. 🌈🌟 Tune in for a wealth of financial wisdom and personal anecdotes that will empower teens and young adults on their financial journey! πŸ”₯πŸ”Š #FinancialEmpowerment #TeenFinance #TouchedAndEmpowered πŸ’Όβœ¨ Social Media Links Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpowered TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@touchedandempowered YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@TouchedandEmpowered SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries
Mission Focused - Not Getting Overwhelmed
Jan 29 2024
Mission Focused - Not Getting Overwhelmed
🌟 Join hosts Katie and Ace on "Touched and Empowered" as they explore staying focused on the mission without getting overwhelmed. 🌈 Discover empowering conversations with the Teen Suicide Prevention Society, aiming to reduce suicidal thoughts and understanding the naturally negative bias of the human psyche. πŸ’‘ Uncover transformative moments and the impact of tough times on the mission. Learn about working with intention versus coasting, and the internal nature of mental health. Explore the diverse approaches to healing and the balance between intuition and intentionality. 🌬️ Concluding with a lighter note, the hosts touch on the importance of releasing stored emotions and share amusing anecdotes about morning breath. Laughter, insights, and empowerment await in this episode! πŸ”₯πŸŽ™οΈ #EmpowermentTalk #MentalHealthJourney #TouchedAndEmpowered ✨ Social Media Links Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/touchedandempowered/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TouchedAndEmpowered SUBSCRIBE and Stay tuned for future episodes where we dive into topics like budgeting. We value your feedback, so please leave us a note or ask any questions you may have. Don't forget to download our free guide for additional resources and support on your personal growth @ journey www.TeenSuicidePreventionSociety.com and click the "Get The Guide Here" button Leave us a comment or a questions we would love to hear from you!! Want to connect with Ace and Katie? Book a call to inquire about services or be a guest on the show! Visit https://calendly.com/acedoligosa/touchedandempoweredinquiries