37 episodi

Family, parenting and relationship tips and talk from two friends, Shona, an ex Youth Worker, now radio presenter and Pia, an artist and author. Discussing the big issues and focussing on bringing back the fun to family and relationships.

It's All Up From Here! Shona Smith

    • Educazione dei figli

Family, parenting and relationship tips and talk from two friends, Shona, an ex Youth Worker, now radio presenter and Pia, an artist and author. Discussing the big issues and focussing on bringing back the fun to family and relationships.

    The Stories we Tell Ourselves.

    The Stories we Tell Ourselves.

    Do you lie to yourself or other people? Even small misrepresentations can impact our lives day to day. Today we delve deep into the "stories" we tell ourselves and others. We also talk about how we each have our own "truth" and how difficult that can be in relationships.

    • 51 min
    How Good are your Boundaries?

    How Good are your Boundaries?

    How clear are your boundaries when dealing with other people? Shona and Pia talk about boundary issues they have both faced in their personal lives, over the last month, which caught them by surprise. They then share what it looks like to have clear boundaries in an intimate relationship. Lots of great information in this one!

    • 48 min
    Understanding our Creativity

    Understanding our Creativity

    Do you think you're creative? Pia would say that everyone is, and shares how to get in touch with your own creativity. Shona discusses her life long creative journey and how it used to involve her linen cupboard. Yep, that's right, her linen cupboard! Listen in as the girls take a light hearted look at how you can be more creative every day.

    • 46 min
    Reimagining our Intimate Relationships

    Reimagining our Intimate Relationships

    In this episode Shona and Pia talk about intimate relationships and how we can rethink or redefine them. Do they need to look the way that they have traditionally? Shona shares her thoughts since her marriage breakdown and also talks about her first foray into online dating, which has been an adventure to say the least!

    • 44 min
    Finding Your Purpose

    Finding Your Purpose

    By special listener request, Shona and Pia do a deep dive into finding your life purpose. If you believe you have a life purpose, and whether or not you think you've found it, listen in as the girls share what they have learnt. They talk about how to find it and how you are never too old, what can stop us from discovering it, plus a whole host of practical tips as well.

    You will learn how...

    01:34 Shona struggled for many years to find her life purpose.

    02:50 How life purpose has two levels?

    04:07 To find your life purpose you need to follow this one thing.

    08:30 Some beliefs around life purpose.

    10:15 What can stop us from finding our purpose?

    15:08 Being good at something doesn't necessarily make it your purpose.

    16:42 A useful way of seeing your life purpose.

    22:33 Shona shares how she always felt jealous of others who seemed to be born knowing their life purpose.

    26:49 Some practical tips to help you find your life purpose.

    33:00 Look out for signs and synchronicities on your path.

    43:52 Words of encouragement if you are trying to find your life purpose.

    • 47 min
    The Journey of Self Belief

    The Journey of Self Belief

    Why is it so important that we have self belief? How is it different from self acceptance? Why do we need it to achieve the life we have always wanted? These are some of the questions Pia and Shona talk through in this episode. Listen in to learn why self belief is such an important tool in our lives.

    In this episode you will learn...

    01:13 What is self belief?

    05:44 The book that helped Shona with her self belief.

    06:18 Shona shares the dream she has run from her entire life.

    9:47 A sign to look out for that your self belief is growing.

    11:48 Pia's self belief - where it comes from.

    13:33 External validation - we can't rely on that.

    16:32 How to shift from focussing on needing others approval (external validation) to relying on our own?

    24:46 Why people don't go down the path of following their dream.

    35:10 Self belief as an enhancing energy.

    41:37 The difference between self belief and ego.

    • 46 min

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