Thanks for joining us we’re so excited you are here! Welcome to our podcast Hiking in Heals, with life coach Teresa Coltrin and full time mum and writer Jessica Headey Gandolfi
Hiking through life can sometimes feel like we are literally hiking in our heels.
As women in today’s modern world the pressure to tick all the social boxes is at its peak. Being perfect, being strong, having it all together, the list goes on.
Inspired by our own journeys and life struggles we have come together and are on a mission to empower other women to overcome their fears and tap into their greatness.
With special guests and our own personal stories our aim is to bring light and healing to inspire you take your life to the next level.
As Coco Chanel once said: “Keep your head, heels and standards high.”
We invite you to Kick off your heels, relax and enjoy the show.
Episode 16: Hensi Morris, Founder of Lipstick Sister & Clever Woman Club
Our special guest Hensi Morris is beyond inspiring with her opportunistic mindset. Hensi has been the President & Founder of Lipstick Sister, LLC for the past 7 1⁄2 years. Lipstick Sister is a membership based platform that was created to bring women together in the spirit of sisterhood by encouraging women to be kind, respectful, supporting and loving towards one another. Hensi is a strong believer that women can achieve so much more by working together! Through Lipstick Sister she has been able to touch many women and help them evolve into their highest potential.
Hensi's latest project the Clever Woman Club is a subscription based book club where the members have an opportunity to meet in person the authors selected for their reading material. Prior to her move to Los Angeles, CA from Mexico City back in 2008. Hensi had a successful career in public relations.
We dive into:
• Building a community from scratch in a new city
• Realizing your worth and charging accordingly
• Combining all aspects of empowering women
• Making a monthly club subscription more of an experience
• Encouraging collaboration not competition
• Being kind, respectful and loving towards each other
• The ‘AHA’ moment that became the modern woman’s ‘Book Club’
Please subscribe and leave us an iTunes review and help us spread the word. If you know a phenomenal woman that should be a special guest on the show reach out to us at Hello@hikinginheals.com. Let us know what topics you want us to cover and any special charities that should be highlighted on the show.
Episode 15: The Power Of The Voice
Davina Leone is a young star rising with a powerful singing voice and a heart of gold. She learned early on that she could use her voice to help heal others and that she can share her story to help inspire teens and adults.
Davina was a shy insecure young girl because of years of harassment and bullying. She taught herself how to play the guitar at a young age and began writing and composing her own music early on. Through her passion of singing, Davina found her voice which fueled her not only to live, but thrive.
Davina has won two YouTube awards for her successful channel, has opened for OneRepublic at Sundance, performed on E!’s “Hello Ross” and had been featured as a top artist on TV1 France. Most recently, Davina was on season 12 of The Voice. Now, Davina uses her story and singing ability as a platform to reach kids across the country. With her personal story of overcoming bullying and following her dreams, Davina has the ability to captivate and inspire young audiences in a beautifully powerful way.
We dive into:
• Finding music as an escape from bullying
• Using YouTube as a platform to launch her career
• Appearing on ‘American Idol’ and ‘The Voice’
• Celine Dion and Gwen Stefani as mentors
• Reaching rock bottom and harnessing a new skill to move forward
• Using her voice to tap into her wisdom and inspire youths to follow their dreams
• Motivational speaking to inspire teens
If you like what you hear, please subscribe and leave us a review. If you know a phenomenal woman that should be a special guest on the show reach out to us at Hello@hikinginheals.com. Let us know what topics you want us to cover and any special charities that should be highlighted on the show.
Episode 14: Mind The Gap
In this episode we felt called to talk about the devastating event of the deadliest fire in history that has affected our city and state Los Angeles, California over the past week. We talk about the power of community and serving others and how this leads to making true change in the world.
We send love, peace and light to the victims of the fires. And we share our gratitude to all those who have worked tirelessly and relentlessly to keep us safe as they worked through days and nights.
To all the first responders, ambulance crew, fire departments, medics, doctors ,vets and members of the community, THANK YOU! We are eternally grateful for all you have done and continue to do to serve those affected by the destructive wildfires.
If you feel compelled to show your support please check out the links below or check out our charity page on our website, www.hikinginheals.com.
• www.calfund.org/wildfire / www.themalibufoundation.org
Episode 13: Cannabis 101: Medicine of the Future?
If you have been curious like we were about all the hype and stigmas about the legalization of marijuana and using the so called drug for medical purposes we have got you covered in this episode.
In this episode our well informed and well educated guest Dr Sherry Yafai MD is a Cannabis and Emergency Medicine physician at Providence St. John’s Medical Center since 2009. She is a member of the UCLA Cannabis Initiative, sits on the Board of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and has recently been appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Providence St. John’s working with cannabis and cancer research.
She walks us through the basics and helps answer any questions and negative stigmas about the drug and so much more. Tune in and learn the world of Cannabis and what you need to know about how it might be able to help you and your loved ones.
Tune in to hear us chat about:
The backstory behind marijuana
The difference between THC and CBD
Cannabis through the eyes of the physician
The need to address the underlying issues behind addiction
Medicinal uses of the plant
Need for regulation of cannabis
Can cannabis really become as widely used as Tylenol
Marijuana as an exit drug for addictions
• www.thereleafinstitute.com/ or Facebook at Releaf Institute