106 episodes

Welcome to How the Wise One Grows – where we live with intention by connecting to inner wisdom, one another, and the natural world through mindful conversations and meditations. Join me, your host Holly Zajur, and guests for heartful interviews about topics like spirituality, wellness, and anything and everything that aids us in navigating the human experience. Episodes alternate between guest interviews and guided meditations to help you integrate mindfulness into daily life. The intention is to empower you with a deeper sense of awareness and confidence as you cultivate a fulfilling and authentic life. Each episode is an honest exploration of what supports people as they navigate life’s twists and turns– and a reminder that we are all in this together. Join us every other Wednesday for new episodes!

How the Wise One Grows Holly Zajur

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 24 Ratings

Welcome to How the Wise One Grows – where we live with intention by connecting to inner wisdom, one another, and the natural world through mindful conversations and meditations. Join me, your host Holly Zajur, and guests for heartful interviews about topics like spirituality, wellness, and anything and everything that aids us in navigating the human experience. Episodes alternate between guest interviews and guided meditations to help you integrate mindfulness into daily life. The intention is to empower you with a deeper sense of awareness and confidence as you cultivate a fulfilling and authentic life. Each episode is an honest exploration of what supports people as they navigate life’s twists and turns– and a reminder that we are all in this together. Join us every other Wednesday for new episodes!

    Navigating Cancer and Grief: Gabby and Colten’s Story (105)

    Navigating Cancer and Grief: Gabby and Colten’s Story (105)

    We're honored to share a deeply moving story of love and loss with Gabby Wadsworth. You may remember her from Episode 104, where she shared her journey of leaving the Mormon Church. If her strength and resilience touched you then, this episode will resonate even more deeply.This episode focuses on her husband Colten Wadsworth, who battled cancer for 3.5 years. Gabby opens up about Colten's fight, their life together during those challenging times, and her journey through the profound grief of...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Leaving the Mormon Church: A Story of Intuition and Courage (104)

    Leaving the Mormon Church: A Story of Intuition and Courage (104)

    What would it take to walk away from everything you know? Tune in to hear the brave journey of a woman, Gabby Wadsworth, who left the Mormon church after being raised in it. Listen as we discuss the critical role of intuition, the courage to challenge church elders, and the path to healing from spiritual abuse.Gabby shares a raw and honest account of her journey to leave the church, offering insights and encouragement for all people to trust and advocate for themselves. This episode is a must...

    • 1 hr 14 min
    How to Make Decisions: Guided Meditation for Life Choices (103)

    How to Make Decisions: Guided Meditation for Life Choices (103)

    Having trouble making a decision? I got you covered! In this episode, we offer a guided meditation designed to help you navigate the complex process of decision-making. Building on our insightful discussion from Episode 102 with Clarity Coach Keltie Maguire, we focus on one of life's significant choices, like the decision to have kids or remain childfree.In this 13 min mindfulness-based meditation, we explore three essential components of effective decision-making:Awareness: Cultivate a clear...

    • 17 min
    How to Decide If You Should Have Kids or Not: Family Planning WIth Keltie Maguire (102)

    How to Decide If You Should Have Kids or Not: Family Planning WIth Keltie Maguire (102)

    In this episode, clarity coach Keltie Maguire helps us navigate one of life's most significant decisions—whether to embrace parenthood or opt for a child-free lifestyle. We delve into the societal norms, cultural expectations, and personal considerations that impact this choice. Our discussion is guided by listener questions and stories, addressing the stigmas associated with opting out of parenthood and exploring emotional journeys for both paths.We also tackle concepts like 'mother hunger' ...

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Embarrassment Eraser: Mindfulness Meditation for Overcoming Embarrassment and Shame (101)

    Embarrassment Eraser: Mindfulness Meditation for Overcoming Embarrassment and Shame (101)

    In today's episode, we've got a guided meditation to help you through life's most embarrassing moments-- and general feelings of embarrassment and shame. Using mindfulness and compassion, you'll learn how to gently let go of negative emotions and cultivate a stronger sense of self-acceptance.Whether you're new to meditation or looking to deepen your practice, this meditation is crafted to support anyone seeking to improve their emotional well-being. Download this episode so you have it on tap...

    • 13 min
    Navigating Life's Most Embarrassing Moments with Laughter (100)

    Navigating Life's Most Embarrassing Moments with Laughter (100)

    Celebrate two years and 100 episodes of spreading the How the Wise One Grows podcast with laughter as we share our most embarrassing moments. Imagine beginning every friendship with the raw, unfiltered stories that make us human—this episode does just that with host Holly Zajur and guests Emma Hern and Kelly Eberle, as they introduce themselves by sharing their most embarrassing stories. But the laughter doesn’t end here! We're inviting YOU to be a part of the fun. Share your ...

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

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24 Ratings

24 Ratings

lolalover124 ,

People Pleasing

Wow! This episode was so enlightening. . .setting boundaries which are healthy for self and others. A great listen!

18Prospect ,

Deep and fun!

I highly recommend this podcast for deep, thoughtful, dives…along with lots of compassion and fun! Holly‘s insights and healing voice are a balm for the soul. You will be fed and nourished while learning and growing with this podcast. Holly speaks from wholeness…everything is welcome, and everything is part of the experience. Thank you, Holly, for the gift of this podcast!

perritoburrito ,

Love it

I love this podcast so much! I really like the variety of guests. Always feels like I’m learning something new.

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