Linda's Corner: Faith, Family, and Living Joyfully

Linda Bjork

A top rated podcast that motivates, encourages, and empowers people to live a joyful, abundant life. Learn how to get unstuck and overcome self-limiting beliefs. Welcome to Linda's Corner, my name is Linda Bjork and I'm a personal development expert, best-selling author, founder of Hope for Healing non-profit, and the host of Linda's Corner Podcast. Visit our website for access to over 240 past episodes organized by topic, at https://lindascornerpodcast.com. Also visit the Hope for Healing website for free resources to become your best self at https://hopeforhealingfoundation.org. read less

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Linda's Corner - Managing & eliminating debt with Todd Christensen
2d ago
Linda's Corner - Managing & eliminating debt with Todd Christensen
Welcome to Linda’s Corner.  In this episode, finance expert Todd Christensen explains how to manage and eliminate debt.  Todd is a financial educator, award-winning author and personal finance program developer.  You can reach Todd at his website of the highlights Todd shares:Been there, done that.  When Todd was 21 and received his first credit card, he maxed it out within the first 36 hours, then maxed out a second card, and remained in credit card debt for the next decadeWhat I wish I'd understood about credit card debt and interestCredit cards are not necessary for "an emergency" Why "minimum payments" are not our friendHow do start building credit when you have no credit historyHow to use a credit card wiselyGaining a better understanding of how credit scores are determined How to use the tool of automation to keep up with paymentsRealistic plans for getting rid of credit card debtWhat are the advantages of getting out of debt? Self compassion - your credit score does not define your worthWhere to go for help with debt reliefMoneyfit.org is a 501c3 non-profit that helps people gain become debt freeAnd morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks!Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.
Linda's Corner - Managing & eliminating debt with Todd Christensen
2d ago
Linda's Corner - Managing & eliminating debt with Todd Christensen
Welcome to Linda’s Corner.  In this episode, finance expert Todd Christensen explains how to manage and eliminate debt.  Todd is a financial educator, award-winning author and personal finance program developer.  You can reach Todd at his website of the highlights Todd shares:Been there, done that.  When Todd was 21 and received his first credit card, he maxed it out within the first 36 hours, then maxed out a second card, and remained in credit card debt for the next decadeWhat I wish I'd understood about credit card debt and interestCredit cards are not necessary for "an emergency" Why "minimum payments" are not our friendHow do start building credit when you have no credit historyHow to use a credit card wiselyGaining a better understanding of how credit scores are determined How to use the tool of automation to keep up with paymentsRealistic plans for getting rid of credit card debtWhat are the advantages of getting out of debt? Self compassion - your credit score does not define your worthWhere to go for help with debt reliefMoneyfit.org is a 501c3 non-profit that helps people gain become debt freeAnd morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks!Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.
Linda's Corner - Catalytic leadership with Dr. William Attaway
Nov 11 2022
Linda's Corner - Catalytic leadership with Dr. William Attaway
Welcome to Linda's Corner.  In this episode, Dr. William Attaway shares brilliant leadership tips that apply to every form of leadership capacity.  Dr. William is a pastor, the founder of Catalytic Leadership, LLC., and the author of    “CATALYTIC LEADERSHIP:  12 Keys To Becoming An Intentional Leader Who Makes A Difference.”  You can reach Dr. William and learn more about his book at his website,  Some highlights that Dr. William shares:Being "family focused" as a leader,  Dr. William shares his story of when his teenage daughter was diagnosed with cancer.  Good leaders prioritize what matters most.What is "catalytic leadership" and why do I want to be a catalytic leader?  Catalytic leaders incite or accelerate significant change.Growth happens on the other side of changeNobody grows accidentally, we need to purposefully chose to growWhy do we need a leadership coach?  Because it's very difficult to see the whole picture when you're inside the frameWhy it's important to be "conduit" rather than a "reservoir"Don't let what you can't do stop you from what you can doGood leaders ask great questionsGood leaders listen more than they speakAll leadership is a form of servant leadershipHow to grow and develop as a leaderTips to help new leaders be successfulAnd morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks!Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.
Linda's Corner - How to become a better speaker with Grant Baldwin
Nov 7 2022
Linda's Corner - How to become a better speaker with Grant Baldwin
Welcome to Linda's Corner.  In this episode, Grant Baldwin from Nashville, Tennessee shares tips on how to improve our speaking skills.  Grant is a nationally known speaker, podcaster, CEO of The Speaker Lab, and author of "The Successful Speaker: 5 Steps For Booking Gigs, Getting Paid, And Building Your Platform.”  He is regularly featured in the national media, including Forbes, Inc., Entrepreneur, and the Huffington Post.  You can reach Grant at his website  Some of the highlights Grand shares:Why he chose to become a public speakerCan I be a speaker if I don't have a crazy backstory? How "The Speaker Lab" helps people make an impact in the world with their messageHow people in every profession benefit from improving their speaking skillsTips to become a great speaker - preparation, and sharing great storiesThe importance of gaining clarity - who am I speaking to and what problem am I solving?Why we want to be a "steakhouse and not a buffet" as a speakerWhat does the acronym "SPEAK" mean and how does it make me a better speaker?What steps should I take if I want to become a professional speaker?And morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks!Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.
Linda's Corner - Why creativity matters with Fiona Valentine
Nov 4 2022
Linda's Corner - Why creativity matters with Fiona Valentine
Welcome to Linda’s Corner.  In this episode artist Fiona Valentine explains why creativity matters.   Fiona is a business coach for artists, the host of The Confident Artist Facebook Group, and the creator of The Profitable Artist Method for aspiring artists who want to paint for fun and for profit, even if they’ve never sold any of their work before.  You can reach Fiona at her website of the highlights Fiona shares:Fiona's life experiences of raising her first baby in a mud house in Africa with no electricity or running waterWhy she set aside her creativity because it felt frivolous and self-indulgent when there are world problems like poverty and suffering, and why she picked it up againHow creativity helps in businessHow creativity and art create new neural pathways in the brainHow increasing our creative skill set transfers to other areas of lifeHow creativity increases mindfulnessWhy clarity and connection are the secrets to successful artists How she guides people through the process to obtain clarity and connectionAnd morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks!Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.
Linda's Corner - Music with the power to heal hearts with Dave Combs
Oct 27 2022
Linda's Corner - Music with the power to heal hearts with Dave Combs
Welcome to Linda's Corner.  In this episode, composer and songwriter Dave Combs shares the story of a life-changing song.  Dave has written over 170 songs and recorded 15 albums of soft, soothing, and relaxing instrumental music that has touched the lives of millions around the world.  He is also the author of the Amazon best selling book, "Touched by the Music: How the Story and Music of 'Rachel's Song' Can Change Your Life."  You can reach Dave and listen to Rachel's Song and his other music at his website of the highlights Dave shares:The creation story behind "Rachel's Song" and how it got its name The experience of recording professionally for the first timeHis partnership with performing artist Gary PrimThe incredible response once Rachel's Song was played on the radioHow an article in Guideposts magazine led to 50,000 fan lettersThe medical connection between instrumental music and health and wellnessHow one song has helped thousands of people suffering from addiction and other problemsHow and where you can listen to "Rachel's Song" for freeWhere to access all of Dave's soothing musicAnd morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks!Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.
Linda's Corner - The dangers of unresolved childhood trauma with Danielle Bernock
Oct 24 2022
Linda's Corner - The dangers of unresolved childhood trauma with Danielle Bernock
Welcome to Linda’s Corner.  In this episode, Danielle Bernock shares the dangers of unresolved trauma and how we can heal.  Danielle is that lady on the internet who loves you.  She is an international, award-winning author, speaker, podcast host, trauma-informed self-love coach, and the founder of 4F media.  You can reach Danielle at her website of the highlights Danielle shares:What is childhood emotional neglect and how does it affect us?Danielle shares her personal story of healing from childhood traumaWhy she is known as "that lady on the internet who loves you"The healing process of SELF: See, Expose, Love, FreeDid you know that people can be suffering from trauma and not know it?What does it mean to love yourself? Additional resources for trauma awareness such as "The Wisdom of Trauma" with Dr. Gabor MateHow to fill ourselves with loveWhy we search for answers rather than for someone to blameHow to heal rather than staying stuckHow to overcome fear with loveAnd morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks!Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.
Linda's Corner - Raising a family while building a business with Renee Harris, owner of MadeOn skin care products
Oct 17 2022
Linda's Corner - Raising a family while building a business with Renee Harris, owner of MadeOn skin care products
Welcome to Linda's Corner.  In this episode, entrepreneur Renee Harris shares the journey of raising a family while building a business.  Renee is the mother of 9 children and the owner of MadeOn Skin care products.  You can learn more about her all-natural skin care products at her website and you can learn more about how to turn your child's interests into long-term, marketable talents at their website of the highlights Renee shares:How solving a problem of dry, cracking, and bleeding hands and feet led to creating simple skin care solutions that workWhy people with sensitive skin and allergies love their all-natural productsNatural skin care - a few easy products you can make from home that fixes your skinNatural approaches to eczema or other skin conditionsThe benefits of using a "hard" lotion over using traditional lotions and creamsTransitioning from selling at farmer's markets to a million dollar online businessRaising and homeschooling 9 childrenRaising a family of entrepreneurs while building a businessHow to turn your child's interests into long-term, marketable talentsAnd morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks! Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.
Linda's Corner - Why you have more power over your health than your Doctor does -  Dr. Donna Chacko
Oct 10 2022
Linda's Corner - Why you have more power over your health than your Doctor does - Dr. Donna Chacko
Welcome to Linda's Corner.  In this episode, Dr. Donna Chacko explains why you have more power over your health than your doctor does.  Dr. Donna practiced medicine for nearly 40 years and now promotes health of body, mind, and spirit.  She founded a ministry called Serenity and Health, and she is the author of the award winning, best selling book “Pilgrimage: A Doctor’s Healing Journey.”  You can reach Dr. Donna at her website of the highlights Dr. Donna Chacko shares:What her experience of over 40 years of practicing medicine taught her about the underlying causes of illness and health problemsOver 75% of cases seen by health care professionals stem from stress related illnessHow adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and childhood trauma affect our health and wellbeingWhat does faith have to do with health?How faith practices such as prayer and Christian mindfulness can reduce stressWhy spiritual health is really at the root of healing.  When we heal spiritually, then physical, mental, and emotional issues tend to dissolve.And morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks! Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.
Linda's Corner - Putting the right 'peeps' in your jeep with Steve Fredlund
Oct 6 2022
Linda's Corner - Putting the right 'peeps' in your jeep with Steve Fredlund
Welcome to Linda’s Corner.  In this episode, Steve Fredlund shares tips to help leaders become happier, including the importance of putting the right 'peeps' in your jeep.  Steve is problem solver, visionary, humanitarian, Tedx speaker, founder and lead strategist for Steve Fredlund Solutions, and the creator of “The Solving Box,”  You can learn more about Steve at his website, of the highlights Steve shares:Putting the right 'peeps' in your jeep is about surrounding yourself with people who share common goals and who help inspire you to become your best selfWhat he learned through his humanitarian work in AfricaGreat stories about safari experiencesDon't lead like you're choosing toothpaste - what does that mean and why does it matter?What is "default-driven" leadership and how can we avoid it?How to gain clarity and self awarenessWhat happens when we "look good on paper" but we're unhappy inside You are not a tennis ball - what does that mean and why does it matter?And morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks! Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.
Linda's Corner - How to become the captain of your life with David Edwards
Sep 29 2022
Linda's Corner - How to become the captain of your life with David Edwards
Welcome to Linda’s Corner.  In this episode, David Edwards explains how to create a new you and become the captain of your life.  David has an MBA in Healthcare Administration and has served lower income people on 3 continents over the last 35 years.  He is also the author of “New You! Who Knew?” which won the Literary Titan, Gold Award in April 2022.  You can reach David and learn more about his book at his website, of the highlights David shares:Creating a health care system that puts the patient at the center of the health care teamHis two "aha" moments that changed everythingHow to gain the skillset that empowers people to become the captain of their lifeHow to build deep roots for successWhat is "self efficacy" and why does it matter?How to develop self compassionThe importance of creating intent and accountability in our day10 basic principles that will change your lifeHow investing a couple hours in yourself can create a new trajectory for your life And morePlease share, subscribe, leave a rating and review, visit the Linda's Corner website at lindascornerpodcast.com and/or follow on youtube, facebook, instagram, and pinterest @lindascornerpodcast. Thanks! Also please visit the Hope for Healing website at hopeforhealingfoundation.org for free resources to increase happiness, build confidence and self esteem, improve relationships, manage stress, and calm feelings of depression and anxiety.