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Welcome to the podcast, Empowered By Design with Dr. Lyz! This podcast is designed to bring you psychological concepts in real life terms that will empower a proactive approach to mental health and overall wellness while inviting balance, harmony, connection, and joy. Lyz DeBoer Kreider, PhD, a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania and New York, shares her passion for helping you pursue your dreams and goals for life and love with intentional vision. This podcast is about finding and owning your power right now and using it for good, by nurturing the connection of body, mind, heart, soul, and spirit. Empowered By Design Podcast delivers psychological concepts and practical strategies with a real life approach, designed to empower: Health and wellness, Optimal performance, Authentic connection with yourself and others, and purposeful, joyful living.

Empowered By Design with Dr. Lyz Dr. Lyz

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Welcome to the podcast, Empowered By Design with Dr. Lyz! This podcast is designed to bring you psychological concepts in real life terms that will empower a proactive approach to mental health and overall wellness while inviting balance, harmony, connection, and joy. Lyz DeBoer Kreider, PhD, a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania and New York, shares her passion for helping you pursue your dreams and goals for life and love with intentional vision. This podcast is about finding and owning your power right now and using it for good, by nurturing the connection of body, mind, heart, soul, and spirit. Empowered By Design Podcast delivers psychological concepts and practical strategies with a real life approach, designed to empower: Health and wellness, Optimal performance, Authentic connection with yourself and others, and purposeful, joyful living.

    Interview With Steph Flies: City Mom Collective, Ep.70

    Interview With Steph Flies: City Mom Collective, Ep.70

    Steph Flies is the Founder & Director of City Mom Collective - providing “a positive voice for motherhood by connecting moms to resources and parenting perspectives unique to their communities”. Steph and I met at the Mom 2.0 Summit last month and instantly vibed in the spirit of fun and our shared passion for empowering women and families to live with balance, joy, and love! Tune in to this episode to hear about the power of connection and the amazing opportunity to establish community with other moms, parents, and families in your area!

    Visit the episode website for timestamps, links, and more! - https://www.drlyz.com/blog/podcast-70

    • 59 min
    Tips and Considerations for Sharing Your Story, Ep.69

    Tips and Considerations for Sharing Your Story, Ep.69

    There are personal and relational benefits to sharing our story.  Sharing our stories can be an important part in the journey of personal healing and growth.  Relationally, it can help us connect with others and also deepen the trust and intimacy in our relationships. In honor and celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, I highlight the power of connection.  I discuss the benefits of sharing our stories and bearing witness to the stories of others. I outline specific tips and considerations for sharing our stories with the spirit of support and empowerment.

    Visit the episode website for timestamps, links, and more! - https://www.drlyz.com/blog/podcast-69 

    Empowered By Design Podcast with Dr. Lyz: Psychology, Love and Relationships, Mental Health and Wellness, Mindset, Self-care, Self-reflection and Personal Growth

    Dr. Lyz: Licensed Psychologist; Love + Relationship Specialist; Wellness Entrepreneur

    https://www.drlyz.com/empowered-by-design-podcast 

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    https://www.VisionistasByDesign.com  

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    FREE RESOURCE: The Self-LOVE Makeover. What is your Self-LOVE Style? 🤍 How do you show yourself love and compassion? 💜 Give yourself some TLC by nurturing yourself - Body, Mind, Heart, Soul, and Spirit - with my FREE Self-LOVE Makeover! https://www.drlyz.com/makeover 

     

    Visit the episode website for timestamps, links, and more! - https://www.drlyz.com/blog/podcast-69 

    • 47 min
    Invest in Yourself for Mental Health Awareness Month, Ep.68

    Invest in Yourself for Mental Health Awareness Month, Ep.68

    We are kicking off the month of May with the celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month and our passion to empower you to be well - body, mind, heart, soul, and spirit!!  My mission for this podcast is to spread awareness, tools, and strategies to help the goal of prioritizing mental health and normalizing the practice of attending to our mental health as health.  I offer you an invitation to make a small change TODAY! In honor of celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month to enhance your overall health and wellness and to support others around the globe. 

    In this episode I also draw a surprise Empowerment Card for our monthly dose of empowerment.  I share my reaction and invite you to reflect upon your thoughts and associations as you apply the empowering message and tips to your life.

     

    Visit the episode website for timestamps, links, and more! - https://www.drlyz.com/blog/podcast-68 

    Empowered By Design Podcast with Dr. Lyz: Psychology, Love and Relationships, Mental Health and Wellness, Mindset, Self-care, Self-reflection and Personal Growth

    Dr. Lyz: Licensed Psychologist; Love + Relationship Specialist; Wellness Entrepreneur

    Subscribe to my email list to stay connected:

    https://www.DrLyz.com 

    https://www.VisionistasByDesign.com  

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    Follow us on social media and check our website for event info and dates! https://www.VisionistasByDesign.com 

     

    FREE RESOURCE: The Self-LOVE Makeover. What is your Self-LOVE Style? 🤍 How do you show yourself love and compassion? 💜 Give yourself some TLC by nurturing yourself - Body, Mind, Heart, Soul, and Spirit - with my FREE Self-LOVE Makeover! https://www.drlyz.com/makeover 





    The FUN Love Program is a virtual workshop for couples that will teach you strategies to avoid unnecessary arguments and to enhance your connection.  The FUN Love Program offers a real life approach to help you navigate the ups and downs of life and love together.  I will deliver tools to help you dial down the stress, dial up the sparkle, and dust off the memories to celebrate the FUN Love that brought you together in the first place!! For more information, visit: https://www.drlyz.com/fun-love Use the coupon code for 20% off registration: PODCAST20: (the direct link):

    https://www.drlyz.com/offers/KPbL4K4x?coupon_code=PODCAST20 

    • 32 min
    A Guided Meditation: Tuning In, Ep.67

    A Guided Meditation: Tuning In, Ep.67

    I share with you a guided meditation, “Tuning In - Body, Mind, Heart, Soul, + Spirit”.  Engaging in regular meditation practice offers numerous benefits for mental health and overall wellness.  This guided meditation is a mindfulness practice that invites you to tune into your present moment using your breath, your senses, and your inner experience - body, mind, heart, soul, and spirit.  Use this practice to tune into your thoughts, emotions, physical and spiritual experience with curiosity.  This guided meditation exercise will help you center yourself, to anchor yourself in this moment and invite a sense of calm presence. 

    Empowered By Design Podcast with Dr. Lyz: Psychology, Love and Relationships, Mental Health and Wellness, Mindset, Self-care, Self-reflection and Personal Growth

    Dr. Lyz: Licensed Psychologist; Love + Relationship Specialist; Wellness Entrepreneur

    Subscribe to my email list to stay connected:

    https://www.DrLyz.com 

    https://www.VisionistasByDesign.com 

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     Follow Dr. Lyz on Social Media:

    Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/dr_lyz/ 

    Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/DrLyzPhD 

    LinkedIn https://linkedin.com/in/drlyz 

    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdqnP5Us26VhHCLq5XrHqKg 

    Pinterest    https://www.pinterest.com/visionistasbydesign/_saved/ 

    Clubhouse: follow @DrLyz

    Connect with me on Insight Timer: https://insig.ht/fsvbAhoowkb?utm_source=copy_link&utm_medium=live_stream_share 

     

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    Visit the episode website for timestamps, links, and more! - https://www.drlyz.com/blog/podcast-67 

    Follow us on social media and check our website for event info and dates! https://www.VisionistasByDesign.com 

     

    FREE RESOURCE: The Self-LOVE Makeover. What is your Self-LOVE Style? 🤍 How do you show yourself love and compassion? 💜 Give yourself some TLC by nurturing yourself - Body, Mind, Heart, Soul, and Spirit - with my FREE Self-LOVE Makeover! https://www.drlyz.com/makeover 





    The FUN Love Program is a virtual workshop for couples that will teach you strategies to avoid unnecessary arguments and to enhance your connection.  The FUN Love Program offers a real life approach to help you navigate the ups and downs of life and love together.  I will deliver tools to help you dial down the stress, dial up the sparkle, and dust off the memories to celebrate the FUN Love that brought you together in the first place!! For more information, visit: https://www.drlyz.com/fun-love Use the coupon code for 20% off registration: PODCAST20: (the direct link):

    https://www.drlyz.com/offers/KPbL4K4x?coupon_code=PODCAST20 

     

    Visit the episode website for timestamps, links, and more! - https://www.drlyz.com/blog/podcast-67 

     

     

    • 25 min
    Celebrating Psychology Week: Benefits, Contributions, and Diverse Perspectives, Ep.66

    Celebrating Psychology Week: Benefits, Contributions, and Diverse Perspectives, Ep.66

    The American Psychological Association designated April 17 - April 23, 2022 as Psychology Week to spread awareness of how psychology benefits our world. In this episode, I discuss my love and passion for my work as a psychologist.  I also share the perspectives of some of my colleagues in the field of psychology who share in the passion of contributing to the body of psychological research and knowledge; delivering practical information, tools, and strategies; and honoring and serving the diverse voices, cultures, and populations around our globe.  I asked the questions: What do you LOVE about your work? And what show are you currently binge watching?!! Tune in to hear the answers from psychologists: Kristin Bertsch, Stephen Sell, Shalena Heard, Sepideh Soheilian, Val Spektor, David Zelaya, Linh Luu; as well as the Visionistas Team: Hannah Bennett, Aliya Kenyatta, and Vicky Alercia.

    Empowered By Design Podcast with Dr. Lyz: Psychology, Love and Relationships, Mental Health and Wellness, Mindset, Self-care, Self-reflection and Personal Growth

    Dr. Lyz: Licensed Psychologist; Love + Relationship Specialist; Wellness Entrepreneur

    Subscribe to my email list to stay connected:

    https://www.DrLyz.com 

    https://www.VisionistasByDesign.com 

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     Follow Dr. Lyz on Social Media:

    Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/dr_lyz/ 

    Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/DrLyzPhD 

    LinkedIn https://linkedin.com/in/drlyz 

    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdqnP5Us26VhHCLq5XrHqKg 

    Pinterest    https://www.pinterest.com/visionistasbydesign/_saved/ 

    Clubhouse: follow @DrLyz

    Connect with me on Insight Timer: https://insig.ht/fsvbAhoowkb?utm_source=copy_link&utm_medium=live_stream_share 

     

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    Visit the episode website for timestamps, links, and more! - https://www.drlyz.com/blog/podcast-66 

     

    Follow us on social media and check our website for event info and dates! https://www.VisionistasByDesign.com 

     

    FREE RESOURCE: The Self-LOVE Makeover. What is your Self-LOVE Style? 🤍 How do you show yourself love and compassion? 💜 Give yourself some TLC by nurturing yourself - Body, Mind, Heart, Soul, and Spirit - with my FREE Self-LOVE Makeover! https://www.drlyz.com/makeover 





    The FUN Love Program is a virtual workshop for couples that will teach you strategies to avoid unnecessary arguments and to enhance your connection.  The FUN Love Program offers a real life approach to help you navigate the ups and downs of life and love together.  I will deliver tools to help you dial down the stress, dial up the sparkle, and dust off the memories to celebrate the FUN Love that brought you together in the first place!! For more information, visit: https://www.drlyz.com/fun-love Use the coupon code for 20% off registration: PODCAST20: (the direct link):

    https://www.drlyz.com/offers/KPbL4K4x?coupon_code=PODCAST20 

    • 59 min
    Empowering Sexual Health At Every Age with Dr. Lindsey Brooks, Ep. 65

    Empowering Sexual Health At Every Age with Dr. Lindsey Brooks, Ep. 65

    Join me for this important, fun, and empowering conversation with Dr. Lindsey Brooks - sex therapist, sex educator, and psychologist.  Lindsey shares information, strategies, and tips for building sexual self-awareness and self-confidence AND for decreasing sexual shame.  Lindsey and I discuss the important of establishing boundaries for safety and ideas to add healthy fun into your sexual endeavors!  We also provide resources for incorporating healthy sex-positive perspectives and attitudes throughout different stages of life.

    Find Dr. Lindsey Brooks at https://www.sexualempowermentschool.com/ 

    Empowered By Design Podcast with Dr. Lyz: Psychology, Love and Relationships, Mental Health and Wellness, Mindset, Self-care, Self-reflection and Personal Growth

    Dr. Lyz: Licensed Psychologist; Love + Relationship Specialist; Wellness Entrepreneur

    Subscribe to my email list to stay connected:

    https://www.DrLyz.com 

    https://www.VisionistasByDesign.com 

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     Follow Dr. Lyz on Social Media:

    Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/dr_lyz/ 

    Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/DrLyzPhD 

    LinkedIn https://linkedin.com/in/drlyz 

    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdqnP5Us26VhHCLq5XrHqKg 

    Pinterest    https://www.pinterest.com/visionistasbydesign/_saved/ 

    Clubhouse: follow @DrLyz

    Connect with me on Insight Timer: https://insig.ht/fsvbAhoowkb?utm_source=copy_link&utm_medium=live_stream_share 

     

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    Show Notes for Episode 65. Empowering Sexual Health At Every Age with Dr. Lindsey Brooks, Ep. 65

    Episode Timestamp Notes: 

     

    01:36 - Dr. Lindsey Brooks - Psychologist, Sex Therapist, Sex Educator: BIO: “Dr. Lindsey Brooks is a sex therapist turned sex educator. She has her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, is a certified sex therapist, and has been providing therapy since 2005. She is thrilled to now be bringing her knowledge beyond the therapy room with Sexual Empowerment School where she teaches women how to let go of sexual shame, build their pleasure knowledge, and learn sexual communication skills through her on-line workshops and resources.”

    05:00 - Lindsey explains the journey of developing her specialty in sex therapy and the Sexual Empowerment School

    10:33 - Sexual Empowerment School  - 8 week workshop series to help you learn about your pleasure anatomy, develop a sex positive mindset, and build communication skills.
    Sexual Empowerment School offers a space for connection, support, and community with other women.

    12:40 - Building safety with shared expectations, ground rules, and boundaries.

    14:58 - Common concerns around women’s sexual health and empowerment. Sexual shame, Fear of Sex based on sex-negative messages, Low sexual desire; Internalizing shame and self-judgment; Relationship Tension; Feeling Disconnected From Self.

    18:18 - Lindsey discusses her passion and purpose for empowering women’s sexual health

    19:16 - Considering Sexual Health and the aspects of Balanced Health - the intersection of Body, Mind, Heart, Soul, and Spirit

    21:08 - Your Self-LOVE Makeover: What is your Self-LOVE Style? 🤍 How do you show yourself love and compassion? 💜 Give yourself some TLC by nurturing yourself - Body, Mind, Heart, Soul, and Spirit - with my FREE Self-LOVE Makeover! https://www.drlyz.com/makeover 

    22:39 - Tips for communicating about sex - What I want to do, What I will do, What I will not do - Begin with self-exploration and building self-awareness in order to be able to communicate your sexual desires, needs, and boundaries with your partner. 

    26:08 - It can be helpful to tune into yourself, your emotions and acknowledge your emotions and level of comfort prior to communication

    28:58 - The importance of self-awareness: Culture, History, family values, personal values, social messages around sex and their influence on your beliefs, etc.

    Video referenced: Be A Lady They Said. with Cynthia Nixon: https://youtu.be/z8ZSDS7zVdU 

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

angyt88 ,

Great podcast!

Every time I listen to This podcast I feel so inspired. This podcast has such great info on designing a life you love!!!

Glenn Haf ,

Fun, vibrant, thoughtful and genuine

All are words that describe this podcast. It has an upbeat , yet down to earth delivery that leads you on a journey of self discovery. Dr. Lyz provides content that is heartfelt and is delivered with a sense of genuine care and understanding. I can’t wait for Thursday mornings to hear the next topic.

Bethie.B ,

Helpful and Fun!

This podcast is a great mix of serious and fun! I truly enjoy listening to Dr. Lyz. She gives great tips, and she makes me think of things to do to help myself mentally that I wouldn’t have thought of on my own! It has helped me become more self aware.

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