102 episodes

Things That Will Help is a podcast that explores what it’s like to be human, and how to find tools to feel clear, grounded, and happier. Each week, an episode full of rich story-telling and embodied practices that bring the themes Buffy discusses to real life. These stories ahead do not negate the hard or the darkness, but rather point to the lighthouses along the way.

Things That Will Help Buffy Barfoot

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 137 Ratings

Things That Will Help is a podcast that explores what it’s like to be human, and how to find tools to feel clear, grounded, and happier. Each week, an episode full of rich story-telling and embodied practices that bring the themes Buffy discusses to real life. These stories ahead do not negate the hard or the darkness, but rather point to the lighthouses along the way.

    Repetition Will Help

    Repetition Will Help

    Welcome to Season 8 of TTWH Buffy opens this new season by considering the power and the potential of repetition. She tells stories about a very specific toddler ritual, series of yoga shapes, a deep bow, and more, in service to helping listeners consider for themselves how repetition can support and deepen our experience of our lives.

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    🌱 Become a supporter of the podcast on Patreon! Patreon members support the production of the podcast and in return receive embodiment episodes, bonus content, and more here.

    🌱 If you have a question for a future AMA or would like to hear Buffy work your question(s) into an episode, submit them here!

    🌱To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please email buffymiranda@gmail.com.

    🌱 Follow Buffy on Instagram at @buffymiranda or @thingsthatwillhelppod, or visit her website at www.buffybarfoot.com.

    Contributors: Buffy Barfoot (Host and Producer). Alex Ammons (Producer and Editor). Matthew Cooper (Original music). Cover art by Ritual Made.

    • 23 min
    100 Questions That Will Help

    100 Questions That Will Help

    This week we're celebrating 100 episodes of Things That Will Help! To mark the occasion, Buffy has put together a list of one hundred questions to call attention to different pieces and parts of your being. Inquiries about the body, ancestors, letting go, creativity, and more abound, all in service to getting you into conversation with yourself.

    TTWH is taking a seasonal break and will be back soon with more episodes. In the meantime, we wish you health, rest, and joy!

    🌱 Find the accompanying playlist to this week's episode here.

    🌱 Leave a tip in Venmo: @buffy-barfoot

    🌱 Become a supporter of the podcast on Patreon! Patreon members support the production of the podcast and in return receive embodiment episodes, bonus content, and more here.

    🌱 If you have a question for a future AMA or would like to hear Buffy work your question(s) into an episode, submit them here!

    🌱To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please email buffymiranda@gmail.com.

    🌱 Follow Buffy on Instagram at @buffymiranda or @thingsthatwillhelppod, or visit her website at www.buffybarfoot.com.

    Contributors: Buffy Barfoot (Host and Producer). Alex Ammons (Producer and Editor). Matthew Cooper (Original music). Cover art by Ritual Made.

    • 25 min
    Falling Will Help

    Falling Will Help

    "How are you falling?"

    This is the question that inspired today's episode. Buffy talks about the magic of the fall season, from the shifts in temperature to the ways that learning to literally fall well can support us. She offers things that are supporting her, like getting outside, finding new teachers, and more, in service of you implementing your own ways to support your fall.

    🌱 Find the accompanying playlist to this week's episode here.
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    🌱 Become a supporter of the podcast on Patreon! Patreon members support the production of the podcast and in return receive embodiment episodes, bonus content, and more here.

    🌱 If you have a question for a future AMA or would like to hear Buffy work your question(s) into an episode, submit them here!

    🌱To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please email buffymiranda@gmail.com.

    🌱 Follow Buffy on Instagram at @buffymiranda or @thingsthatwillhelppod, or visit her website at www.buffybarfoot.com.

    Contributors: Buffy Barfoot (Host and Producer). Alex Ammons (Producer and Editor). Matthew Cooper (Original music). Cover art by Ritual Made.

    • 25 min
    Making the Problem Beautiful Will Help

    Making the Problem Beautiful Will Help

    What happens when we see perceived obstacles as doorways to growth? Buffy gives examples of the ways "unexpected weather" can lead us to places - beautiful places - we did not expect to go. She tells stories of internal and external rearranging, post-bath time changes, and fresh-air walks to illustrate the ways we can change our problems through changing the way we view our problems.

    How we receive friction is essential to how we thrive, and she offers tangible ways to start to re-wire the way we consider problems.

    🌱 Find the accompanying playlist to this week's episode here.

    🌱 Become a supporter of the podcast on Patreon! Patreon members support the production of the podcast and in return receive embodiment episodes, bonus content, and more here.

    🌱 If you have a question for a future AMA or would like to hear Buffy work your question(s) into an episode, submit them here!

    🌱To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please email buffymiranda@gmail.com.

    🌱 Follow Buffy on Instagram at @buffymiranda or @thingsthatwillhelppod, or visit her website at www.buffybarfoot.com.

    Contributors: Buffy Barfoot (Host and Producer). Alex Ammons (Producer and Editor). Matthew Cooper (Original music). Cover art by Ritual Made.

    • 25 min
    Articulation Will Help

    Articulation Will Help

    Do your fears have legs? Do you dress them up and bring them into the spotlight? In this episode, Buffy offers the idea of "feeding the good wolf" - and how that is a gift not only to ourselves, but to the world. Distinct from "fake it till you make it," Buffy provides practical ways we can amplify what's good and bright in us.

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    🌱 Find the accompanying playlist to this week's episode here.

    🌱 Become a supporter of the podcast on Patreon! Patreon members support the production of the podcast and in return receive embodiment episodes, bonus content, and more here.

    🌱 If you have a question for a future AMA or would like to hear Buffy work your question(s) into an episode, submit them here!

    🌱To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please email buffymiranda@gmail.com.

    🌱 Follow Buffy on Instagram at @buffymiranda or @thingsthatwillhelppod, or visit her website at www.buffybarfoot.com.

    Contributors: Buffy Barfoot (Host and Producer). Alex Ammons (Producer and Editor). Matthew Cooper (Original music). Cover art by Ritual Made.

    • 22 min
    Beauty Marks Will Help

    Beauty Marks Will Help

    Buffy is back with more beauty marks: AKA, beautiful simple things that make life a little brighter (couldn't we all use a little more of that?). Some things that make an appearance: a throwback organizational tool, products of boredom, an old love story, and more. What are the moments and mementos that are marking beauty in your life? We recommend making your own list to keep you connected to the mundane magic of every day.

    🌱 Find the accompanying playlist to this week's episode here.

    🌱 Become a supporter of the podcast on Patreon! Patreon members support the production of the podcast and in return receive embodiment episodes, bonus content, and more here.

    🌱 If you have a question for a future AMA or would like to hear Buffy work your question(s) into an episode, submit them here!

    🌱To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please email buffymiranda@gmail.com.

    🌱 Follow Buffy on Instagram at @buffymiranda or @thingsthatwillhelppod, or visit her website at www.buffybarfoot.com.

    Contributors: Buffy Barfoot (Host and Producer). Alex Ammons (Producer and Editor). Matthew Cooper (Original music). Cover art by Ritual Made.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
137 Ratings

137 Ratings

stickymangofeet ,

Tranquility for the Soul

Buffy’s podcast is magical. Some people are angels on Earth. Some words are touched divinity. Buffy’s words are truly this. I am in awe of her talent and wisdom and love and look forward to each episode.

CalGed ,

Little gifts

Listening to Buffy weave a story together and share a lesson on life is a gift. Her reflections are simple yet profound and land straight in the heart. She is genuine and thoughtful with every word. Carving a little space out to listen to her podcast will leave you feeling connected and nourished.

elaine.gilman ,

Savoring

Things That Will Help really do help.

This isn’t a podcast about toxic positivity. It’s about honoring our humanity, connection, and where we are in our lives.

Buffy weaves wisdom, honesty, and love in her storytelling and I find nuggets in every episode.

Love it!

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