20 episodes

Happiness chat without the fluff and b******t. Each episode we explore a different pathway to happiness with awesome guests and me your host, Loretta Hart. I'm a Happiness strategist who loves to help you find your happy.

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Happiness chat without the fluff and b******t. Each episode we explore a different pathway to happiness with awesome guests and me your host, Loretta Hart. I'm a Happiness strategist who loves to help you find your happy.

    5 Things Successful Business People Have in Common - Interview with Kim Macdonald CEO of Savvy Office Solutions

    5 Things Successful Business People Have in Common - Interview with Kim Macdonald CEO of Savvy Office Solutions

    Want to be successful in business?  Kim walks us through the 5 things the successful business owners have in common.  Remember we don't need to reinvent the wheel, success leaves clues so pick them up and use them.

    Kim Macdonald is a BAS Agent and Business Money coach passionate about empowering business owners to understand their business finances so they can make great decisions.

    Kim joins me as a regular on Pulse FM in the Making Life Better segment of the show. 

    This season I'm sharing interviews with inspirational people about conversations that need to be had and heard.  These chats are part of the morning program Loretta's Front Page broadcast on 94.7Pulse FM community radio in Geelong

    • 17 min
    Walk the World 4 Endo - Interview with Kat Stanely director of Endo Help Foundation

    Walk the World 4 Endo - Interview with Kat Stanely director of Endo Help Foundation

    Here is a word many of us are familiar with, Endometriosis…but did you know that the average diagnosis delay in Australia is 6.4 years, I find this stat staggering yet unfortunately very believable.
    I was joined on the program by Kat Stanely, director of Endo Help Foundation who  helps us understand why this is and what we can ALL do to shift this alarming delay.

    This October join Kat and me as we, and many others from around the world, complete the Walk the World 4 Endo virtual month long walk. Register HERE.

    This season I'm sharing interviews and conversations with inspirational people about conversations that need to be had and heard.  These conversations are part of the morning radio program Loretta's Front Page, broadcast on 94.7 Pulse FM community radio in Geelong.

    You can listen live or pick up a replay of the entire show at https://947thepulse.com/shows/lorettas-front-page/

    • 10 min
    Surrender Isn't For Losers

    Surrender Isn't For Losers

    You can stop pushing sh*t uphill any time you like.  You have my permission to surrender. Not because you can't cope but because you choose.

    In this episode we dive into how Acceptance and Surrender are a fast track to more happiness joy and flow.  In the past "giving up" was shunned and "hustling and pushing through" was praised.  Fortunately we are moving into a time when we can know the power of letting go, accepting what is and being ok with it. 
    As Buzzy, my guest ,says, "There isn't a right way or wrong way to be, but there is a gentle way"

    My guests this week are:
    Laura Dick
    Laura is a cyclical business mentor who helps high achieving and driven business women to ditch the hustle and run their businesses and launches with intention, and in alignment with their cycles.
    With a blend of cycle syncing, systems, and planning, Laura's approach to business allows her clients to focus their time and energy on the things that matter most, and get results without burning out.
    https://www.businesswithflow.com
    https://www.instagram.com/businesswithflow

    Buzzy Lewis
    Buzzy Lewis spends her time between her partner's family farm and her beachy hometown Warrnambool, the natural beauty of both places inspire her endless creativity. Buzzy loves creativity. It lights her up, and it’s how she pays the bills. She’s been a graphic designer, marketing manager, artist, art teacher, entrepreneur and strategist.
    But it’s the dark-side of creativity that led her to become a writer. As a recovering perfectionist Buzzy is very susceptible to creative anxiety, self-doubt and creative burnout. Since 2014 she’s been researching and writing about the lessons from the dark-side of creativity and building a pretty remarkable toolkit for what she calls a ‘Failure Friendly Mindset’. 
    Her Failure Friendly action cards teach the three non negotiable skills needed for a Failure Friendly Mindset: self-awareness, self-belief and self-compassion. While her book ‘Being Creative’ goes beyond treating symptoms like perfectionism or procrastination, to explore the true cause of our difficulties and how to establish a healthy relationship with the creative process. 
    Buzzy’s current creative projects include a farmhouse renovation, planning her wedding, designing a gameshow, self-publishing her second book, designing a jewellery collection and rolling out a worker attraction campaign as part of her day-job as an Economic Development Officer.
    https://www.failurefriendly.com/

    • 28 min
    Cultivating Confidence

    Cultivating Confidence

    A short and sweet episode to reveal a nugget of wisdom, aka a Happiness Gem.
    I'm Loretta Hart, your host. I'm a happiness strategist, I love helping you find your happy. Happy Chicks Podcast, happiness chat without the fluff and b******t.
    This week I share How to Cultivate Confidence. You can also read more about it here

    • 11 min
    The Art of Asking

    The Art of Asking

    My mantra is Clarity Is Kindness.  This is how I try to turn asking into an art rather than a dreaded job.
    Getting clear on what we want, asking for help or requesting the space to step forward on our own is all a form of kindness.  It’s kind for us because it means we have more hope of getting the desired outcome and kind for those around us.  They can choose to grant the request when they have all the information.

    This is the Happy Chicks podcast where we explore the pathways of happiness with the fluff and b******t.
    Our guests this episode:
    Kim Macdonald

    Kim is a BAS agent and book keeper who as a single mother of three found herself in a state of overwhelm and exhaustion.  Kim’s rates simplicity as one of her top values in life and in business and shares her story from the heart.
    Kim has the ability to make the complex simple and her down to earth tips and advice makes it feel like you are listening to a friend.
    https://www.savvyofficesolutions.com.au/
    https://www.facebook.com/SavvyOfficeSolutionsGeelong

    Lisa Taylor
    Lisa is a family therapist, coach and consultant and Director of Strengthening Families Australia.  She is incredibly passionate about supporting individuals and families to connect, heal and understand themselves and each other. She uses her highly-sensitive superpower to listen to what’s in people’s hearts, hear what’s not being said and reconnect relationships, whether it’s with yourself, partner, family or business.  The core of her craft is helping people to see who they truly are in the world and to understand the gift they are to others and her mission is to create experiences of connection and belonging that allows love to thrive.
    Lisa is a wife and Mum of 3 teenagers and loves working with conscious parents, and families and has developed The Ultimate Parenting Success Program and The Source coaching group to support parents and anyone wanting to strengthen their relationships.
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    Website: https://strengtheningfamiliesaustralia.com.au/

    • 31 min
    Who's in Charge?

    Who's in Charge?

    Sick of living on repeat patterns of blah?  Ever wonder who is actually in charge of the decisions you make and the things you do?  Surely it can’t be you, why would you create this for yourself.  Well as it happens we are ultimately responsible but sometimes we give our the reins to a committee that doesn’t have your best interests at heart.

    • 12 min