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Unleash Your Inner Creative is an Award-Winning podcast to help you become your full self & live a more creative & authentic life! I'm Lauren LoGrasso (a multi-passionate creative) & I believe repressed creativity causes much of the world's suffering, so I want to help you unleash! This pod lives at the intersection of creativity, spirituality, mental health & self-development. With the help of guests like Julia Cameron (The Artists' Way), Guy Raz (How I built This) &brain coach, Jim Kwik, you'll become expressed, redefine your relationship with fear & pursue your heart's deepest desires.

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Unleash Your Inner Creative is an Award-Winning podcast to help you become your full self & live a more creative & authentic life! I'm Lauren LoGrasso (a multi-passionate creative) & I believe repressed creativity causes much of the world's suffering, so I want to help you unleash! This pod lives at the intersection of creativity, spirituality, mental health & self-development. With the help of guests like Julia Cameron (The Artists' Way), Guy Raz (How I built This) &brain coach, Jim Kwik, you'll become expressed, redefine your relationship with fear & pursue your heart's deepest desires.

    Build Self-Acceptance, Own Your Story & Always Keep Dreaming w/ Olivia Christian

    Build Self-Acceptance, Own Your Story & Always Keep Dreaming w/ Olivia Christian

    Hi Creative Cutie! Today’s guest is Olivia Christian. She’s an entrepreneur, coach, sports expert/host and author, best known for her work on NPR, ESPN radio, and her acclaimed workshop  “Own Your Story”,  which helps participants find their personal brand story…Through her workshop she’s partnered companies such as LinkedIN, Facebook, indeed, Microsoft and MANY more!I actually met Olivia when I was producing Girlboss Radio--We met literally RIGHT before the lockdown in march 2020! Wild. Back then I was struck by her warmth, authenticity, bubbly personality and kindness. I also love that her life mission has everything to do with figuring out who you are and how to communicate that to the world.



    From today’s chat you’ll learn: 


    How to create a personal brand story
    Why repetition is KEY 
    How to share a new passion with your audience
    How to stop yourself from falling into a comparison trap
    How to deal with the distance between where you are with your dreams and where you want to go  
    And why if you love it, you should always keep going!



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    Get Olivia’s Book: https://www.oliviachristian.co/product/ask-olivia

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    • 56 min
    Anxiety Thoughts/Tips, Being too Cautious with Your Creativity + Change Your Perspective w/ My Boyfriend, Timothy Blewitt!

    Anxiety Thoughts/Tips, Being too Cautious with Your Creativity + Change Your Perspective w/ My Boyfriend, Timothy Blewitt!

    Hi Creative Cutie! Do you ever ever wake up and find your thoughts are already spinning in a VERY unpleasant way? Then, you go straight from your intrusive thoughts to social media, making you further feel like shit…Then you check your email, things are already going wrong at work…And the whole rest of the day you find yourself trapped in an anxiety spiral? Well the past couple days that’s how life has been for me…

    So today my Boyfriend Timmy and I are here to talk about:


    Anxiety and tips to get through and out of that spiral (tactics that actually WORK for us)
    How to tell if you’re being too cautious with your creativity/career + the remedy 
    AND How to realize when you need a perspective shift on your career and how to approach it! 



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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Julia Cameron on Writing, The Power of Your First Thoughts & Why 'Being Original' is Overrated

    Julia Cameron on Writing, The Power of Your First Thoughts & Why 'Being Original' is Overrated

    On The Guest: Today I’m honored to say that for the third year in a row Unleash is having on the ironic author of the Artists’ way and prolific creative, Julia Cameron. Julia is  an artist,  teacher, poet, playwright, novelist, filmmaker, journalist, and music composer. She’s best known for writing The Artist’s Way which has sold millions of copies, has been translated into 40 different languages and gave her the title “The Queen of Change” for starting a movement that brought creativity into mainstream conversation. Without the Artist’s way, there would be no Unleash. Her brand new book is called: Write for Life and it’s a love letter and guidebook for writers and aspiring writers.

    From our Conversation, you’ll learn:


    How to have gratitude for the gift of your creativity
    Who she pictures when she writes
    What a longterm creative partnership takes
    How she would personify writing
    How to maintain flexibility and consistency
    Why setting a daily quota works
    The Power of the morning pages and why she’s STILL religious to them
    Why the Morning Pages ARE real writing
    Why all good writers are authentic and what that means in practice
    How to not shame yourself
    Why it’s important to not shy away from your first thoughts
    How to talk to the inner critic
    Why you can’t get rid of the inner critic
    How to Blast Through Creative Blocks
    The three most important questions to ask yourself when you’re creating
    The difference between honesty and authenticity
    Why simplicity is a good thing
    Why repetition is necessary
    Why having fun can actually be difficult for people
    Why creativity Can come from joy
    Why it’s important to share and spotlight other creatives
    Why bribing yourself is important
    The desire to be original vs. authentic
    How to know when something is “finished”

    Get Julia’s Book: https://juliacameronlive.com/books-by-julia/write-for-life/

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    • 49 min
    Money: Own Your Worth, Better Your Relationship w/ Money, investing tips + Financial Feminism w/ Her First 100k’s Tori Dunlap

    Money: Own Your Worth, Better Your Relationship w/ Money, investing tips + Financial Feminism w/ Her First 100k’s Tori Dunlap

    Today’s guest is Tori Dunlap- she went from graduating as a theatre major to becoming a top financial expert- creative AF. Today she’s a financial educator, entrepreneur, podcaster, author and social media personality best known for founding her company, ‘Her First $100K,’ her podcast ‘Financial Feminist.’ And her many appearances on TV such as Good morning America, The Today Show and for her first book, Financial Feminist.  At the age of 22, Tori started her financial education blog and began saving money towards a goal of saving $100,000 by the age of 25. She did just that and now she helps other women do the same.



    From this conversation you’ll learn:


    How she went from being a Theatre Major to becoming a finance Expert
    How to see other women’s financial success as an  inspiration and as expansive vs. having a scarcity mindset
    What the gender pay gap really is and how it works
    How to become a budget Queen (if you’re currently living on vibes alone)
    How to figure out your first money memory and how it might be affecting you today
    How to reframe budget as a permission slip 
    Hot and fast investing tips
    How to approach debt + what debt to pay off right away vs. what you can take more time with
    How to dispel the conditioning that you aren’t worthy of money
    How she found her voice as a writer and her writing process
    How to get comfortable talking about finances
    How to remove the shame around finances
    How to see money as a source of joy, abundance, ease, and a tool to build life the way you want



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    Get Tori’s Book: https://herfirst100k.com/financial-feminist-tori-dunlap-book

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    • 56 min
    My Parents on My Boyfriend, Controversial Holiday Takes & Tips + Listener Q's | Unleash Christmas Spectacular!

    My Parents on My Boyfriend, Controversial Holiday Takes & Tips + Listener Q's | Unleash Christmas Spectacular!

    My parents, Jo Ann and Mike LoGrasso are back for the third annual Unleash Christmas Spectacular and it's as glorious as ever! 



    On today's episode My parents share their take on hard-hitting topics like: 


    What should Santa get paid and WHO pays him? 
    Who their deepest self really is and why my Mom's has something to do with a hair brush 
    Your most controversial Christmas Take 
    How to handle having your child's significant other over for the holidays (and tips for the significant others out there, too) 
    Their most creative Christmas Hacks/tips
    The critique they'd like to give Santa 
    What Christmas movie they would like to live in 
    How it feels having me home 
    What Christmas is like with an adult child vs. when I was little 
    Mom Explains Movies- This time, It's A Wonderful Life!! 
    A little insight into our Italian heritage and recent reconnection with our Sicilian relatives 
    PLUS, an impromptu family songwriting session! 
    That and more on this year's glorious Unleash Christmas! 



    ENJOY! 



    YOU CAN Vote for Unleash for the Signal Awards here: https://vote.signalaward.com/PublicVoting#/2022/shows/general/creativity-marketing 

    ^It's a huge award and I'm the only indie podcaster nominated! Please vote and support- it takes less than 20 seconds!



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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Heal Generational Patterns, Ancestral Trauma & Your Emotional DNA w/ Judy Wilkins-Smith

    Heal Generational Patterns, Ancestral Trauma & Your Emotional DNA w/ Judy Wilkins-Smith

    Family patterns and generational trauma. It’s something I think about a lot. Do you ever? Do you ever wonder how much of your life and your issues are actually based on your own choices vs. how much you’re just playing out patterns that you witnessed and ingested from generations past and present? Through epigenetics, they have found that trauma can be passed through our DNA for up to 16 generations. Mind-blowing. Today’s guest is a family patterns expert who will teach you how to free yourself from ancestral trauma and patterns so you can be your full, truest self and unleash!

    Today’s guest is Judy Wilkins-Smith. She’s a highly regarded organizational, individual and family patterns expert, systemic coach, motivational speaker and founder of System Dynamics for Individuals & Organizations. She’s also the author of Decoding Your Emotional Blueprint and more! She has 18 years of expertise in assisting high-performance individuals and Fortune 500 executives and their teams, to break limiting cycles and reframe challenges into lasting breakthroughs through an approach called constellations, or interactive mapping, which allows you to map out generational issues at play, feel them and heal them.

    From our chat you’ll learn: the difference between closed-minded and closed-hearted, how to transform the meaning of ‘trauma’ into ‘possibility,’ how to align your heart and gut, how to identify generation patterns throughout your family, how to decode emotional blueprint so much more!



    From this conversation you’ll learn:


    What emotional DNA is and how to figure out yours
    How to align your heart and gut 
    How to identify and heal generational patterns & ancestral trauma 
    How to reframe trauma into possibility 
    How to do family constellations and systemic work (and how it can help you become your authentic self) 
    Why your physical ailments could be manifesting from past generations' pain (and what to do about it) 
    How to do the work to heal up and down the bloodline 
    The danger of family secrets and why it's brave and healing for everyone to be the one who stops an unhealthy pattern
    Why your nevous system might not *just* be your own 
    And MORE! 



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    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
213 Ratings

213 Ratings

Arialana ,

Always Stimulating

Lauren is such an inspiration to me and helps me realize that I can be creative in all aspects of my life. The content is positive and true to the heart. I love the guest speakers especially her parents. Lauren is so awesome at breaking things down so effortlessly. Thank you for keeping my brain wondering and sparking that idea! 💫✨⭐️💜

Rachel Fulton ,

Inspiring and Motivational💗

Lauren is so true to heart! She loves what she does and she brings her guests into a welcoming environment where they’re comfortable to express their stories in many ways. This is my favorite podcast and I literally would recommend to ANYONE🤍

HeyFrase ,

Lauren ROCKS!

If you’re looking for a podcast that’s about personal growth, transparency and some of the most unique guests you’ll ever hear this show is for you. Lauren has inspired and challenged me on my path to getting rid of fears and becoming the TV host and comedian I know I can be. You’re going to love this pod

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