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The Positively Living podcast, hosted by Lisa Zawrotny, helps multi-passionate, multi-tasking entrepreneurs optimize their life and business. Lisa is a Productivity Coach certified in Time and Stress Management who understands overwhelm personally as a wife, mom, business owner, and former caregiver. She teaches value-based decluttering for your whole life (inside and out) and gives you the tools to create the systems and habits that work for you. Join her and explore ways to do less, live more, and breathe easier.

Positively Living Lisa Zawrotny

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The Positively Living podcast, hosted by Lisa Zawrotny, helps multi-passionate, multi-tasking entrepreneurs optimize their life and business. Lisa is a Productivity Coach certified in Time and Stress Management who understands overwhelm personally as a wife, mom, business owner, and former caregiver. She teaches value-based decluttering for your whole life (inside and out) and gives you the tools to create the systems and habits that work for you. Join her and explore ways to do less, live more, and breathe easier.

    Am I Codependent with Mallory Jackson

    Am I Codependent with Mallory Jackson

    Codependency has a personal and professional impact on our lives, but thankfully there are ways to work through it so you can improve relationships and explore self-love. That’s why episode 53 of The Positively Living Podcast is about codependency! 
    In this episode of The Positively Living Podcast, Mallory Jackson shares what codependency is, where it lives within you, and actionable steps you can take right now to unlearn these behaviors. 
    Do you find yourself procrastinating? Feeling stuck or utterly overwhelmed? Want to make a change, but not even sure where to start? Let’s get you unstuck and moving again in just 30 minutes with a Productivity Boost Session. Go to www.positivelyproductive.com/offer and use the promo code PODCAST to get support and try out coaching for $97.
    Mallory Jackson and I cover the following topics:
    By definition, what codependency really is. How codependency can be a trauma response, but one that we can unlearn and course correct.Common characteristics of codependent people and questions you can ask yourself to aid in self-reflection.Understanding where codependency shows up for you personally and professionally.How to set boundaries in life and business.How codependency might actually be able to help us.I encourage you to use these powerful descriptions and distinctions about codependency to set boundaries and love yourself unconditionally.
    Thank you for listening! Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips to create space for what really matters in your life.
    If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me!  And don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!
    CONNECT WITH MALLORY JACKSON:
    Jefferson Community College
    CONNECT WITH LISA ZAWROTNY:
    Facebook
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    Join the Membership
    Work with Lisa! 
    Link to Affiliate Disclaimer
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Episode 29 of the Positively Living Podcast: Trauma Informed Life with Mallory Jackson
    Episode 30 of the Positively Living Podcast: Feel the Fear, Do it Anyway with Raven Waterman
    Episode 31 of the Positively Living Podcast: Authenticity in Life and Business with Mallory Schlabach
    Episode 33 of the Positively Living Podcast: Embracing Change with Nicole Mixdorf
    The New Codependency
    Codependent No More


    Dance Song Playlist Volume 1 & Volume 2
    Music by Ian and Jeff Zawrotny

    Moving Beyond Mom Guilt with Rachel Bailey

    Moving Beyond Mom Guilt with Rachel Bailey

    If you are dealing with mom guilt, know that you aren’t alone. You are in good company with so much empathy from me and all the other moms who are trying to move on from it.  That’s why episode 52 of The Positively Living Podcast is about moving beyond mom guilt! 
    In this episode of The Positively Living Podcast, Rachel Bailey and I are sharing the importance of understanding that we are all doing our best and guilt and shame do not serve us. We also discuss actionable steps you can take right now to help yourself and your children cope better.
    Do you find yourself procrastinating? Feeling stuck or utterly overwhelmed? Want to make a change, but not even sure where to start? Let’s get you unstuck and moving again in just 30 minutes with a Productivity Boost Session. Go to www.positivelyproductive.com/offer and use the promo code PODCAST to get support and try out coaching for $97.
    Rachel and I cover the following topics:
    How guilt and shame work in tandem, and what  traps us and keeps us from taking actionWhat we need to know about children’s behavior, including ADHD and the executive function of the brainHow imperative it is to shift our expectations as parents, especially during challenge times (like a pandemic)Ways to reduce the “yuck” and increase our coping skillsThe key takeaway of my conversation with Rachel is that, as parents, must start with our struggles first. When we do that, we are much better able to be the parents we want to be.
    Thank you for listening! Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips to create space for what really matters in your life.
    If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me!  And don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!
    CONNECT WITH RACHEL BAILEY:
    Your Parenting Long Game Podcast
    Facebook
    Facebook Community
    Instagram
    YouTube
    Work with Rachel! 
    CONNECT WITH LISA ZAWROTNY:
    Facebook
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    Resources
    Join the Membership
    Work with Lisa! 
    Link to Affiliate Disclaimer
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Episode 36 Organizing for Students with Tiffany Blassingame


    The Gift


    Dance Song Playlist Volume 1 & Volume 2
    Music by Ian and Jeff Zawrotny

    [Strategy Call] Balancing Family and Business with Roxanne Ferber

    [Strategy Call] Balancing Family and Business with Roxanne Ferber

    As a busy mom balancing family and business life is challenging enough, but when you don’t have a workspace that promotes productivity, it’s even more difficult. That’s why episode 51 of The Positively Living Podcast is about optimizing life and business through the lens of a Productivity Boost session! 
    In this episode of The Positively Living Podcast, you are listening in on a coaching session with mom blogger Roxanne Ferber. We identify the hurdles of combining mom and biz life with working from home, discuss the importance of working in a flow state, and I provide actionable steps to create a designated zone that works.  
    Do you find yourself procrastinating? Feeling stuck or utterly overwhelmed? Want to make a change, but not even sure where to start? Let’s get you unstuck and moving again in just 30 minutes with a Productivity Boost Session—just like you heard on this episode! Go to www.positivelyproductive.com/offer and use the promo code PODCAST to get support and try out coaching for $97.
    Roxanne Ferber and I cover the following topics:
    Creating a space in your home to get into that flow state of productivity. How Roxanne strives for inclusivity within her The Whatever Mom community and how a creative workspace will allow her to do just that. Setting boundaries around the times that are vital for you to focus on your work without distractions. Inventorying the types of tasks you do on a day to day basis and breaking them down into what type of energy and environment you need to complete these tasks.  I’m so grateful for all that Roxanne does to create a supportive mom community and that she willingly shared a bit of her own chaos with us today. 
    Thank you for listening! Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips to create space for what really matters in your life.
    If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me!  And don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!
    CONNECT WITH ROXANNE FERBER:
    Website
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Instagram
    Pinterest


    CONNECT WITH LISA ZAWROTNY:
    Facebook
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    Resources
    Join the Membership
    Work with Lisa! 
    Link to Affiliate Disclaimer
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Episode 20 of the Positively Living Podcast
    Episode 36 of the Positively Living Podcast


    Dance Song Playlist Volume 1 & Volume 2
    Music by Ian and Jeff Zawrotny

    Increase Focus and Reduce Stress Through Music with Tim Ringgold

    Increase Focus and Reduce Stress Through Music with Tim Ringgold

    Content warning: This episode contains brief mentions of death and suicidal thoughts. 
    Music has been used to calm, connect, increase focus, soothe pain, and so much more. In Episode 50 of The Positively Living Podcast, Tim Ringgold shares the science behind how music affects the brain and how you can use music to increase productivity and reduce stress. 
    Do you find yourself procrastinating? Feeling stuck or utterly overwhelmed? Want to make a change, but not even sure where to start? Let’s get you unstuck and moving again in just 30 minutes with a Productivity Boost Session. Go to www.positivelyproductive.com/offer and use the promo code PODCAST to get support and try out coaching for $97.
    Tim Ringgold and I cover the following topics:
    How music brought Tim out of some truly dark times and saved his life. Sharing the science behind the undeniable benefits that music can have on our focus and productivity. The impact music has on our brains and how it relates to the same dopamine release that we get while having sex or eating chocolate. How the language of music builds culture and is ingrained in our culture. Replacing the feeling of pain that exists within our brain with music and the science behind how this actually works. As humans, we are wired to express ourselves musically and we can do that in so many ways. 
    Thank you for listening! Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips to create space for what really matters in your life.
    If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me!  And don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!
    CONNECT WITH TIM RINGGOLD:
    Website
    Facebook
    Instagram
    YouTube
    Linkedin
    Tim’s TED Talk


    CONNECT WITH LISA ZAWROTNY:
    Facebook
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    Resources
    Join the Membership
    Work with Lisa! 
    Link to Affiliate Disclaimer
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Focus at Will app
    Breath (James Nestor)


    Dance Song Playlist Volume 1 & Volume 2
    Music by Ian and Jeff Zawrotny

    Breathwork to Reduce Stress and Anxiety with Sarah Novak

    Breathwork to Reduce Stress and Anxiety with Sarah Novak

    Meditation can be difficult for some people, but it isn’t the only practice you can use to breathe easier. That’s why episode 49 of The Positively Living Podcast is about using breathwork to reduce stress and anxiety! 
    In this episode of The Positively Living Podcast, Sarah Novak and I are sharing the importance of understanding trauma and how it affects our bodies. We also chat about actionable steps you can take right now to reduce your overwhelm with breathwork. 
    Do you find yourself procrastinating? Feeling stuck or utterly overwhelmed? Want to make a change, but not even sure where to start? Let’s get you unstuck and moving again in just 30 minutes with a Productivity Boost Session. Go to www.positivelyproductive.com/offer and use the promo code PODCAST to get support and try out coaching for $97.
    Sarah and I cover the following topics:
    What breathwork is and how it differs from what we think of in yoga and meditationHow we learn self-awareness through breathwork and tuning into our bodiesWhat trauma is and how it presents itself in our bodiesIf there is actually a wrong way to do breathworkThank you for listening! Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips to create optimize your life and business.
    If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me!  And don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!
    CONNECT WITH SARAH NOVAK:
    Facebook
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    LinkedIn
    CONNECT WITH LISA ZAWROTNY:
    Facebook
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    Resources
    Join the Membership
    Work with Lisa! 
    Link to Affiliate Disclaimer
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    PLP Episode 8: Toxic Positivity
    PLP Episode 14: Growing through Grief
    PLP Episode 29: Mallory Jackson


    Dance Song Playlist Volume 1 & Volume 2
    Music by Ian and Jeff Zawrotny

    Reduce Stress and Connect More through Humor with Lisa David Olson

    Reduce Stress and Connect More through Humor with Lisa David Olson

    Many of us navigate towards humor to diffuse a heavy situation and in episode 48 of The Positively Living Podcast we learn why it works so well, and how humor can connect us and help us communicate better. You’ll be inspired to use humor more in life and business! 
    In this episode of The Positively Living Podcast, Lisa David Olson is sharing the importance of humor in our lives and actionable steps you can take right now to connect with others through it. 
    Do you find yourself procrastinating? Feeling stuck or utterly overwhelmed? Want to make a change, but not even sure where to start? Let’s get you unstuck and moving again in just 30 minutes with a Productivity Boost Session. Go to www.positivelyproductive.com/offer and use the promo code PODCAST to get support and try out coaching for $97.
    Lisa David Olson and I cover the following topics:
    Lisa’s story of healing trauma through humor Stress-reducing benefits of laughter, physically and emotionally How humor can be used in business and relationships to encourage community, creativity, and empathy. How humor connects us with one another and makes us feel unified. It’s a beautiful human experience that can juxtapose painful, challenging life experiences with joy and gratitude. 
    Thank you for listening! Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips to create space for what really matters in your life.
    If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me!  And don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!
    CONNECT WITH LISA DAVID OLSON:
    Facebook
    Counter Clockwise Facebook Group
    Website
    Instagram
    Laughs On Wry: An Improvisor’s Memoir
    Stranger Connections Podcast
    Phun on the Phone
    YouTube- What's Your Point?
    LinkedIn


    CONNECT WITH LISA ZAWROTNY:
    Facebook
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    Resources
    Join the Membership
    Work with Lisa! 
    Link to Affiliate Disclaimer
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Ep. 23 of the Positively Living Podcast - Pay Attention, Find Your Purpose with Michelle Perry
    Ep. 29 of the Positively Living Podcast- Trauma-Informed Life with Mallory Jackson


    Dance Song Playlist Volume 1 & Volume 2
    Music by Ian and Jeff Zawrotny

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

sarah.heeter ,

Wonderful!

Lisa is a breath of fresh air and also helpful all at the same time! Which is delightful.

Lisa David Olson ,

Super duper show

The variety of guests and excellent production make this a show to take with you on walks and drives!
Lisa is an excellent interviewer who asks the questions we are thinking!

avisadele ,

Wonderful Podcast

Her Passionate and Heartfelt Discussions with her Guests and the way they being Joy, love and Their Authentic Truth to each Ave every Episode is truly felt. Love this Podcast. The Episode on Trauma is next level.

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