424 episodes

Supporting the inner lives of us grown-ups…
I help people "knock the bricks off their wings and truly fly," as one client beautifully put it...

I'm Kay, an artist, author, and coach. I live in Massachusetts, USA, with my husband, sons, and our 12-1/2-year-old pet chicken. Connect with me at kaylockkolp.com.

PS This show used to be called We Turned Out Okay… You're in the right place! The first 375-ish episodes were created with that name. Much has changed around here, but much has stayed the same. I'm glad you are here!

Practical Intuition with Kay Kay Lock Kolp, M. Ed.

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.2 • 110 Ratings

Supporting the inner lives of us grown-ups…
I help people "knock the bricks off their wings and truly fly," as one client beautifully put it...

I'm Kay, an artist, author, and coach. I live in Massachusetts, USA, with my husband, sons, and our 12-1/2-year-old pet chicken. Connect with me at kaylockkolp.com.

PS This show used to be called We Turned Out Okay… You're in the right place! The first 375-ish episodes were created with that name. Much has changed around here, but much has stayed the same. I'm glad you are here!

    385: Creating, with muralist Micaela Levesque

    385: Creating, with muralist Micaela Levesque

    If you are feeling buffeted by circumstances and kind of stuck, you are going to love this conversation.

    In this episode I get to speak with Micaela Levesque, the creator of a giant mural that takes up the whole side of a building in Hartford, Connecticut.
    At the time of our conversation it is the biggest thing Micaela's ever made, and we discuss how it came to be.
    Its creation included very practical things! Like getting a special license to operate a giant scissor lift, and Michaela's ability to turn her mindset to abundance and think really big : )

    Find Micaela at micaelalevesque.com…

    Find the pictures – including the one of her beautiful mural – at my Instagram account, @weturnedoutokay…

    Sign up for my weekly essay and art share (and training update for my 2023 Long Walk) by going to http://kaylockkolp.com/weekly
    My website's art page is LIVE!! So you can see some of what I am creating : )
    Or see what's new at
    my Redbubble page
    Thank you for being here! It means a lot!
    Much love,
    Kay

    • 50 min
    384: "Well, Kay, how do you want to feel in a year?"

    384: "Well, Kay, how do you want to feel in a year?"

    This question changed everything for me. I had never thought of my own health and wellness in such a context before! It took some deep work, but the answer that came up in me... whooee! I share about it today. 
     
    Sign up for my weekly essay and art share by going to http://kaylockkolp.com/weekly
    My website's art page is LIVE!! So you can see some of what I am creating : )
    Or see what's new at
    my Redbubble page
    Thank you for being here! It means a lot!
    Much love,
    Kay

    • 31 min
    383: The tyranny of being loved

    383: The tyranny of being loved

    Today I share the story of a recent injury my Mom sustained… and how in the aftermath the love I feel for her caused me to – very nearly – show up in her life in a tyrannical way.
    Not in the loving, caring way that I would wish.
    Two questions a friend of mine asked me to think on helped me be in the best energy both for myself, and to be helpful for my Mom.
    I hope this one's helpful for you!
    Sign up for my weekly essay and art share by going to http://kaylockkolp.com/weekly
    My website's art page is still under construction. So for now I invite you to see what I'm working on at Kay to the Tenth, my Redbubble page
    Thank you for being here! It means a lot!
    Much love,
    Kay

    • 30 min
    382: My word of the year (finally : )

    382: My word of the year (finally : )

    Spoiler alert: my word of the year is…
    MAGIC
    What's yours?
    Sign up for my weekly essay and art share by going to http://kaylockkolp.com/weekly…
    My website's art page is still under construction. So for now I invite you to see what I'm working on at Kay to the Tenth, my Redbubble page
    Thank you for being here! It means a lot!
    Much love,
    Kay

    • 28 min
    381: A person's true worth, with Liz Powers

    381: A person's true worth, with Liz Powers

    I was so excited to bring today's guest to you that I completely fail to introduce her at the beginning of the episode!
    Let me do that here: Liz Powers is CEO and Chief Happiness Spreader at ArtLifting, the virtual art gallery that champions artists impacted by homelessness and disabilities.
    Long before Liz and her brother founded ArtLifting, she worked as an art therapist. She would meet people in the direst of situations and was routinely impressed with their resilience.
    If you are looking for a conversation to lift you up and remind you of all the good in the world, this is the one for you.
    We recorded only in audio! Something I'm going to keep doing. There's a different feeling when we are not worrying about appearance or facial expressions but instead focusing on conveying important ideas, connecting, and fun.
    To see Liz's book art and my first-ever amaryllis art, find me in Instagram @weturnedoutokay…
    Find Liz at http://artlifting.com
    or in all the socials @artlifting
    Sign up for my weekly essay and art share by going to http://kaylockkolp.com/weekly…
    My website's art page is still under construction. So for now I invite you to see what I'm working on at Kay to the Tenth, my redbubble page
    Thank you for being here! It means a lot!
    Kay

    • 53 min
    380: Play equals Intuition equals Spirituality, with artist and mentor Peleg Top

    380: Play equals Intuition equals Spirituality, with artist and mentor Peleg Top

    If you're in need of a conversation that boosts your joy in being alive, this is the one for you!
    My guest, Peleg Top of pelegtop.com, is a mentor and an artist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Peleg goes deep today on how the challenges he's faced have helped him grow into the playful and fulfilled person he is today. This is an extremely fun conversation which includes, among much else, references to ecstatic dance and the latest Abba album!
    More Links from our conversation…
    I first heard Peleg speak with Mark McGuinness on Mark's wonderful podcast, 21st Century Creative.
    Peleg sends out a beautiful newsletter-essay each month called a Love Letter; sign up for them here.
    A formative book for me that comes up today is called A Young People's History of the United States
    While my website's Art page is still under construction, visit my redbubble page by clicking here…
    Thank you for being along on this journey with me!
    Much love,
    Kay

    Kay Lock Kolp M.Ed. Coach and Artist
    kaylockkolp.com
     
     


    The quote I live by: "Play is the highest form of research." – Albert Einstein

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
110 Ratings

110 Ratings

Tttl44 ,

Good advice

Hi all, thanks so much for the good advice. I have used many of your tips and tricks. I also like your guests too. Thanks for communicating how much you care because sometimes it's lonely. I live in a foreign country and after 9 years I'm still not great with the language. I find myself constantly questioning my parenting because most people here would do most things differently. It's helpful to know you're out there with positive ideas for turning the (sometimes) negative into the positive. It's also comforting to know that you struggle with balancing all of your priorities and that it's okay to not be perfect. From your magic words to your anecdotes and your resources, I find your podcast to be a moment for me to take stock and celebrate the small victories I may forget about in the race to do it all.

Jay Thooft ,

ADHD is in fact a superpower!

I absolutely loved this episode and what valuable insight for any parent of a child with ADHD!

malfoxley ,

Great show!

The hosts of the We Turned Out Okay podcast highlight all aspects of parenting, enjoying your kids and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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