102 episodes

Being a mom is what you always wanted, but you’re in a funk. You snap at your kids, can’t get your to-do list done, scroll on your phone, and yell about all the messes. You are desperate to declutter, get a hobby, or take a vacation, but those are temporary fixes. You think “this isn’t how life should be.”But, life doesn’t have to STAY this way. I will teach you how to get out of your funk, be in a better mood, play more with your kids, manage your home better, get your lists done, have more energy, and live life on purpose.Welcome to Mom on Purpose. You belong here.

Mom on Purpose Lara Johnson

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Being a mom is what you always wanted, but you’re in a funk. You snap at your kids, can’t get your to-do list done, scroll on your phone, and yell about all the messes. You are desperate to declutter, get a hobby, or take a vacation, but those are temporary fixes. You think “this isn’t how life should be.”But, life doesn’t have to STAY this way. I will teach you how to get out of your funk, be in a better mood, play more with your kids, manage your home better, get your lists done, have more energy, and live life on purpose.Welcome to Mom on Purpose. You belong here.

    [BONUS EPISODE] Mom On Purpose Book Club: The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

    [BONUS EPISODE] Mom On Purpose Book Club: The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

    Ever wondered how a single idea, product, or behavior can suddenly become a widespread phenomenon?

    My journey with "The Tipping Point" by Malcolm Gladwell took an unexpected turn when I finally tuned into the audiobook, narrated by Gladwell himself. This experience completely altered my understanding of how small actions can ignite major social changes. 

    Today on the Mom on Purpose Book Club, we talk about Gladwell's seminal work, discussing the interplay of connectors, mavens, and salespeople who shape our world.

    Join me as we also tackle the power of context, not only in broader society but in the intimate setting of our homes, and how this understanding can empower us as parents to navigate family life more effectively.

    What you'll learn:
    Ideas from Malcolm Gladwell's book "The Tipping Point" about how small things can make a big difference in societyPeople like Paul Revere who started big changes in societyHow the situation we are in can affect our behaviorThe 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' idea about how everyone is connected in some wayFeatured on the Show: 
    The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm GladwellPaul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth LongfellowSix Degrees of Kevin BaconThe Stanford Prison ExperimentDarley and Batson: Good Samaritan StudyThe Gifts of Imperfection by Brené BrownClick HERE to watch this video to learn The 3 Things to Avoid When Reading Self-Help Books

    How to Connect with Lara:
    Web: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/j.lara.johnson/
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/larajohnsoncoaching
    Work with Lara: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com/work-with-me/

    • 50 min
    The Most Life Changing Lesson I Can Teach You (Part 2)

    The Most Life Changing Lesson I Can Teach You (Part 2)

    When we're talking about celebration, for the most part, we are thinking about the action of celebrating for big events in our lives. But the skill of celebration as fuel for your everyday life is much more critical to learn. 

    In this episode, we continue our journey learning about celebrating yourself. Today, we focus on the reasons behind our tendency to shy away from feeling too good, just as we do from feeling too bad.  We will also unpack tips on how to sidestep the self-sabotage that awaits brought by the monotony of everyday life.

    I hope you take this and run with this, because this is one of the most life-changing lessons that I can ever teach.

    What you'll learn in this episode:  
    The importance of celebrating small wins and daily achievements for a fulfilling lifeHow the 'CTFAR' model can help integrate celebration into different aspects of lifeStrategies to overcome the tendency to postpone joyTechniques for embracing and processing positive emotionsTips on how to effectively communicate your need for recognition and celebration with othersFeatured on the Show: 
    The Most Life Changing Lesson I Can Teach You (Part 1)Click HERE to watch this video to learn The 3 Things to Avoid When Reading Self-Help Books

    How to Connect with Lara:
    Web: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/j.lara.johnson/
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/larajohnsoncoaching
    Work with Lara: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com/work-with-me/

    • 25 min
    The Most Life Changing Lesson I Can Teach You (Part 1)

    The Most Life Changing Lesson I Can Teach You (Part 1)

    Ever wondered how throwing your own victory party could be the hidden key to sustained personal growth?

    Self-celebration is far more than a feel-good moment—it's your armor against the backward pull of old habits and a beacon guiding you to intentional living. In this episode, I want you to really know how special and dear you are to my heart, so I'm sharing with you the most life changing lesson I learned hoping it can change your life, just like it has changed mine.

    If you're hesitating on trusting your heart and gut, this episode if you.

    What you'll learn in this episode:  
    The role of self-celebration in acknowledging personal milestones and fostering a sense of fulfillmentHow seeking external approval can overshadow trusting your own instincts and decisionsStrategies for cultivating self-trust and honoring your personal journey without the need for external affirmationThe four signs that suggest a need to work on self-approvalIdentifying patterns that may hinder self-recognitionFeatured on the Show: 
    Brooke CastilloThe Life Coach SchoolClick HERE to watch this video to learn The 3 Things to Avoid When Reading Self-Help Books

    How to Connect with Lara:
    Web: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/j.lara.johnson/
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/larajohnsoncoaching
    Work with Lara: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com/work-with-me/

    • 27 min
    Should You Love Your Body or Lose the Weight?

    Should You Love Your Body or Lose the Weight?

    Have you ever felt this weird internal turmoil when you absolutely know that you have to take care of your body as you're aging then suddenly you feel guilty that you're not loving your body as much and you're not body positive?

    In this episode, we're finally going find out if you should love your body or lose the weight. Together with Laura Conley we're going to have an intimate conversation on embracing body positivity and taking of your body at the same time after motherhood.

    Join us for this transformative episode that promises not just to inform but to reshape your perspective on body image, self-love, and the pursuit of a fulfilling life.

    What you'll learn in this episode:  
    The complex emotions new mothers face regarding body image and the struggle to balance self-love with the desire to lose postpartum weightHow setting a positive example for children, especially daughters, can motivate you to overcome body image issues and diet cultureHow coaching can help uncover personal purpose beyond weight loss, leading to a more fulfilled life and the potential to inspire and support othersBecoming your own best friend to foster unconditional self-acceptancePractical strategies for transforming self-critique into self-empowerment by reframing failures and treating oneself with compassionLaura's Bio:
    Laura specializes in guiding moms to lasting weight loss and self-acceptance. Her approach focuses on empowering her clients to balance their hunger hormones, rewire their brains, handle challenging emotions, take daily accountability, and become their own besties.

    Through this work, Laura's clients are able to create positive legacies they want to create and the diet culture they want obliterate.

    Featured on the Show: 
    FREE OFFER: as a listener of the Mom on Purpose podcast, you get, "The Create Your Perfect Weight Loss Plan, PLAN: lose 10 pounds in 30 days" for FREE.Laura on InstagramThe Yummy Mummy Podcast with Laura ConleyThe Yummy Mummy Experience: lose weight for the last time. Use code LARA to get a $500 discount.Click HERE to watch this video to learn The 3 Things to Avoid When Reading Self-Help Books

    How to Connect with Lara:
    Web: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/j.lara.johnson/
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/larajohnsoncoaching
    Work with Lara: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com/work-with-me/

    • 34 min
    3 Steps to Finding Joy in Motherhood

    3 Steps to Finding Joy in Motherhood

    I never thought that breaking my leg while trying to learn how to ski would essentially teach me how much I love being a mom and how much joy I find in motherhood.

    On this episode, I wanted to have an open and honest conversation about the shifts that I have made over the years to find so much joy in my motherhood now with my kids and how I show up with them.

    We'll turn your negative thoughts around to help you feel joy even when mom life is tough and still hold onto who you are while taking care of your kids.

    What you'll learn in this episode:  
    Strategies for rediscovering joy in motherhoodThe importance of mental preparation and mindset in facing life's challengesHow to adjust perspectives and control internal dialogues to find happinessIdentifying your source of joy and integrating them into daily interactions with your kidsEstablishing an emotional 'home base' to shift from feeling overwhelmed to feeling joy and fulfillmentClick HERE to watch this video to learn The 3 Things to Avoid When Reading Self-Help Books

    How to Connect with Lara:
    Web: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/j.lara.johnson/
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/larajohnsoncoaching
    Work with Lara: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com/work-with-me/

    • 25 min
    Embracing Intimacy When You’re Exhausted (interview with Amanda Louder)

    Embracing Intimacy When You’re Exhausted (interview with Amanda Louder)

    Before I had really discovered who I was, I felt like sex was really hard and it was something that was not integral part of my marriage. It was something that was one more thing on my to-do list.

    I know that for so many of us right now, there will be times when we get into those slumps or the funks. When you are exhausted by all the things, how can you still have a good sexual relationship with your husband or partner?

    On this episode, together with Amanda Louder, we address the weariness that motherhood can bring to the bedroom. We share heartfelt stories and Amanda shares expert insights into reigniting that all-important spark, even when your energy reserves feel utterly depleted.

    This is an episode you don't want to miss.

    What you'll learn in this episode:  
    Strategies to keep a passionate and intimate relationship while being a busy momHow self-connection and finding joy in small things can help revive desireThe importance of emotional intimacy and communicationIdeas for transitioning from daily responsibilities into a more intimate mindsetThe role of responsive desire and creating the right context for arousal and desireAmanda's Bio:
    Amanda Louder is a Certified Sex & Marriage Coach who helps Christian men & women overcome their obstacles to create a more emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and physically intimate relationship.  She is also the host of the Sex for Saints Podcast which has over 1.4 Million Downloads.
    In addition to being a coach, Amanda is also a wife to Kevin, and mom and step-mom to 5 kids, ranging in age from 15-24.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching her kids play sports, fishing, and camping.

    Featured on the Show: 
    Amanda's websiteAmanda on InstagramSex for Saints PodcastClick HERE to watch this video to learn The 3 Things to Avoid When Reading Self-Help Books

    How to Connect with Lara:
    Web: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/j.lara.johnson/
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/larajohnsoncoaching
    Work with Lara: www.larajohnsoncoaching.com/work-with-me/

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Northyo ,

The energy is real!

There was such a lovely energy to these episodes. It made me reflect and truly see my mom hood as a gift- All the positives and negatives but not from judgment but from what is real. I felt so seen and validated.

dnbremer ,

Soothing, clear, helpful

Lara has a soothing voice, clear explanations, and helpful tips.

janecope ,

So Good!

Love listening to her beautiful insight and wisdom, and that she shares her tips in a way that aligns with my Christian beliefs. Such a great resource for moms!

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