30 episodes

Tangible tools and inspirational stories of resilience to elevate your life and business. Hosted by Amberly Lago, a bestselling author, mindset coach, and fitness expert whose goal is to empower you to live your best life. Amberly delves deep with the world’s brightest thought-leaders and elite performers to showcase heartfelt, true stories of struggles and success to inspire you to keep your eyes on the prize and forge ahead. Get ready to connect with your soul, bust through your fears, and go after your goals!

True Grit and Grace Amberly Lago

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0, 70 Ratings

Tangible tools and inspirational stories of resilience to elevate your life and business. Hosted by Amberly Lago, a bestselling author, mindset coach, and fitness expert whose goal is to empower you to live your best life. Amberly delves deep with the world’s brightest thought-leaders and elite performers to showcase heartfelt, true stories of struggles and success to inspire you to keep your eyes on the prize and forge ahead. Get ready to connect with your soul, bust through your fears, and go after your goals!

    030: Be Limitless with Laura Gassner Otting

    030: Be Limitless with Laura Gassner Otting

    Laura Gassner Otting talks about breaking the cycle of letting others define your success, how to pay no heed to what others think about you & follow your own path to fulfillment and happiness!

    I hope after listening to this interview, it changes your life for the better as it did mine!

    Sign up for Laura’s Limitless Course: The #1 course to help you get more of what you want from life! https://heylgo.com/truegritandgrace

    True Grit and Grace is now available on audible https://a.co/43lwiLU

    • 38 min
    029: Level Up! The Psychology of Dressing Well with Stylist Toi Sweeney

    029: Level Up! The Psychology of Dressing Well with Stylist Toi Sweeney

    Here’s what you will learn:⁣
    Does what you wear really matter? (Yes it does!) How to dress better when you’re on a tight budget The power of color and what it represents How passion and perseverance give you the grit to keep moving forward Tips and solutions to level up using your wardrobe The foundations of The Well Dressed Brand What is personal branding and why it’s important Wardrobe is a business strategy.  Are you ready to revolutionize the way you think about getting dressed? How you show yourself to the world is your personal branding--it’s dressing your message.  Because dressing well does not mean dressing up; it’s about being a true representation of what you want to achieve, from your core brand values, to your outward appearance.  It’s less about making a good first impression, it ensures that you are making THE RIGHT impressions.
    Join us in this episode as we learn how to look good and feel good with award-winning fashion stylist Toi Sweeney! She is the founder and CEO of The Well Dressed Brand and the author of Secrets of a Well Dressed Brand! Toi is a speaker, brand image strategist, and a successful entrepreneur featured in Forbes, HGTV, BBC News, RISE, and QVC.  With over 20 years of success in the fashion industry, she is very passionate about helping others to be confident with style!
    In this day and age, what you wear matters. When you look good, you feel good and you become confident!
    Find out how your personal style communicates so much about your personal brand as Toi talks about branding and image. She’ll also share tips on how to style when you’re on a budget and still stay confident, and how putting colors create an impactful impression on others! 
    Enter the word STYLE to get 50% off when you book a Wardrobe Consultation with Toi over at www.toisweeney.com
    Get Toi’s Secrets of a Well Dressed Brand 👉 here
     
    Get in touch with Toi Sweeney:
    Website @www.toisweeney.com Instagram @toisweeney Twitter @sweeneytoi Facebook @toi.sweeney.5 LinkedIn @toi-sweeney Pinterest @toisweeney  
    Unlock your highest potential and start living the life you deserve!
    True Grit and Grace is now available on audible here:  https://a.co/43lwiLU
    Read the True Grit and Grace book here and learn how you can turn your tragedies into triumphs!
     
    Thank you for joining us on the True, Grit, & Grace Podcast!
    If you find value in today’s episode, don’t forget to share the show with your friends and tap that subscribe button so you don’t miss an episode!
    You can also head over to amberlylago.com to join my newsletter and access free downloadable resources that can help you elevate your life, business, and relationships!
    Want to see the behind the scenes and keep the conversation going?  Head over to Instagram @amberlylagomotivation!
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    Website @amberlylago.com
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    Facebook @AmberlyLagoSpeaker

    • 52 min
    028: The Power of Passion and Perseverance with Kim Gravel

    028: The Power of Passion and Perseverance with Kim Gravel

    If you really want to be more resilient, here ya go!
    Here’s what you will learn:⁣
    How to stay driven in difficult times Social media impact on entrepreneurs How to use grit to reach your highest potential Building a supportive community It’s perseverance that sets the successful apart God’s got your back How Kim deals with haters The first step to making a business plan Knowing your purpose and mission Winning in life I am convinced there are no more important qualities in striving for excellence than those that create true grit.  There are no shortcuts to greatness, it’s true.  But there is a road map, and I believe you will find it in this episode.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I loved talking with the legend herself, Kim Gravel!
    Kim Gravel is an entrepreneur, beauty and style expert, actress, speaker, life coach, author, and the queen of QVC.  She is former Ms. Georgia and the most booked guest on a Steve Harvey show!  She is the host of the hit show, Kim of Queens and she also has her own successful apparel line “Belle by Kim Gravel” and cosmetic line, “Belle Beauty by Kim Gravel.”  But most of all she has a passion for people and seeing them win in life!
    Kim shares her journey on how she became Miss Georgia and how she developed the grit and consistency to go after her dreams and achieve success as an entrepreneur.  Kim also shares tips on how to make a business plan as well as tips on how to win in life!
    If you enjoyed this episode if would mean the world to me to see your feedback through a rating a review on Apple Podcasts https://amberlylago.com/podcast/
     
    Get in touch with Kim Gravel:
    Kim Gravel website Twitter @KimGravel Instagram @kimgravel LinkedIn Kim of Queens

    • 50 min
    027: Embracing Sobriety: A Hangover-Free Lifestyle with Kate Bee

    027: Embracing Sobriety: A Hangover-Free Lifestyle with Kate Bee

    Here’s what you will learn:⁣
    Healthy ways to cope during a crisis  How to cut back or completely kick alcohol to the curb  How Kate started The Sober School and her sobriety story Kate’s toolbox for staying sober in a world where alcohol is so glamorized and romanticized When everything goes back to “normal” where do you want to be in your life? Difference between spirituality and religion Kate’s 12-Step Program  How to overcome shame and low self-esteem How asking for help can lead you to your strengths Building better habits How to achieve a hangover-free lifestyle We’re all looking for ways to cope right now, so it’s not surprising that many people are drinking more.  We tend to turn to alcohol in a crisis.  But, when so many people are drinking to deal with the crisis, it’s easy to overlook an obvious question:
    Does alcohol REALLY help us cope?
    In this week’s episode Kate Bee, the founder of The Sober School and the author of “How to Go Alcohol Free: 100 Tips for a Sober Life,” joins us to talk about how you can achieve sobriety and lead a life beyond booze!  She coaches women who want to take a break from booze, but hate the idea of missing out or feeling deprived.  Kate shares how to have fun, relax, and be confident without a glass of wine in your hand. 
    Along with sharing some practical tips on how to break free from the miserable cycle of heavy drinking and hangovers, Kate debunks the myths most of us have been brought up to believe that alcohol is essential for fulfillment or that we can’t have fun without it.  She shares her sober toolbox to help you build healthy coping mechanisms to deal with the ups and downs of life.  Whether you want to quit alcohol or cut back, she has the resources to help you on your path to recovery and healthy living!
    If you enjoyed this episode if would mean the world to me to see your feedback through a rating a review on Apple Podcasts https://amberlylago.com/podcast/
    Grab a copy of Kate’s “How to Go Alcohol Free: 100 Tips for a Sober Life” 👉 here
     
    Get in touch with Kate:
    The Sober School Twitter @TheSoberSchool Instagram @thesoberschool Facebook  
    Resources:
    Want to get sober? Start 👉 here  Resources from The Sober School  
    Unlock your highest potential and start living the life you deserve!
    Read the True Grit and Grace book here and learn how you can turn your tragedies into triumphs!
    You can also head over to amberlylago.com to join my newsletter and access free downloadable resources that can help you elevate your life, business, and relationships!
     
    Want to see the behind the scenes and keep the conversation going?  Head over to Instagram @amberlylagomotivation!
    Website @amberlylago.com
    Instagram @amberlylagomotivation
    Facebook @AmberlyLagoSpeaker

    • 35 min
    026: The Power of Resilience with Dr. Taryn Marie

    026: The Power of Resilience with Dr. Taryn Marie

    If you really want to be more resilient, here ya go!
    Here’s what you will learn:⁣
    5 things to strengthen your resilience in the face of adversity Finding the courage to get out of an abusive relationship The new rules of resilience Ways to rest when you are anxious and overwhelmed  The power of gratitude and generosity Guarding our mindset AND mindset hacks Focusing on endless possibilities What contributions we can give to others and the planet Every time I talk with my friend Dr. Taryn, I feel better about my life and myself.  Her positivity is contagious and her heart is pure gold.  In today’s episode, she shares her wisdom and expertise as she discusses the 5 practices she uses with her clients to build resilience.
    Dr. Taryn Marie is the Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) and a corporate executive at a global Fortune 50 company.  She is an executive coach, keynote speaker, author, Mom, athlete, international traveler, and philanthropist. 
    Her work at Resilience Leadership is all about supporting people in recognizing their worth and value, believing in themselves, appreciating their inherent strengths, recognizing their skills and talents, and teaching them to be more resilient so they can reach their full potential.
    If you enjoyed this episode if would mean the world to me to see your feedback through a rating a review on Apple Podcasts.
     
    Get in touch with Dr. Taryn:
    Resilience Leadership Twitter @TarynStejskal Instagram @drtarynmarie LinkedIn  
    Resources:
    The Lovely Bones (2009) Lucky by Alice Sebold  
    Unlock your highest potential and start living the life you deserve!
    Read the True Grit and Grace book here and learn how you can turn your tragedies into triumphs!
    Thank you for joining us on the True, Grit, & Grace Podcast!
    If you find value in today’s episode, don’t forget to share the show with your friends and tap that subscribe button so you don’t miss an episode!
    You can also head over to amberlylago.com to join my newsletter and access free downloadable resources that can help you elevate your life, business, and relationships!
    Want to see the behind the scenes and keep the conversation going?  Head over to Instagram @amberlylagomotivation!
    Website @amberlylago.com
    Instagram @amberlylagomotivation
    Facebook @AmberlyLagoSpeaker

    • 1 hr 2 min
    025: Be The Greatest You! Living a Purposeful Life with Trent Shelton

    025: Be The Greatest You! Living a Purposeful Life with Trent Shelton

    Here’s what you will learn:⁣
    Trent’s life and death experience - what it felt like to almost die Lessons from losing The value of failing How to deal with “haters” Trent’s rehab process Acceptance is the first step to healing Rest don’t quit How to find your true calling and have a purpose-filled life How to bring forgiveness into your life Finding your self-worth Embracing your flaws We’ve all been through difficult experiences that have led us to where we are in life.  Right now, most of us are going through a VERY difficult time with the coronavirus that is affecting everything we do. We must do everything we can to evolve mentally, physically, and spiritually so we can thrive even if our circumstances have narrowed our possibilities. 
    In today’s episode, we are joined by the legend, Trent Shelton!  He is a former NFL wide receiver and now one of the most authentic and powerful voices in the area of personal development giving us advice “straight up!”  He wrote the bestselling book, The Greatest You: Face Reality, Release Negativity, and Live Your Purpose, and shares how to create lasting change in your life.
    After many hardships, Trent discovered his true calling and speaks to millions through his social media platforms and on stages all over the world.  He inspires us all to overcome our own hardships and be our best. He shares his story on healing, transformation, and he became the founder and president of a Christian-based non-profit organization, “RehabTime.”
    If you’re struggling with finding what your true purpose is, Trent’s story will surely ignite that flame within you and inspire you to be the best version of yourself and never give up!
    Are you ready to become the greatest you?
    Grab a copy of Trent’s The Greatest You 👉 here! 
     
    Get in touch with Trent:
    Trent’s website Facebook Instagram @trentshelton Twitter @TrentShelton Snapchat @rehabtime YouTube  
    Resources:
    Straight Up with Trent Shelton  
    Unlock your highest potential and start living the life you deserve!
     
    Read the True Grit and Grace book here and learn how you can turn your tragedies into triumphs!
     
    Thank you for joining us on the True, Grit, & Grace Podcast!
    If you find value in today’s episode, don’t forget to share the show with your friends and tap that subscribe button so you don’t miss an episode!
    You can also head over to amberlylago.com to join my newsletter and access free downloadable resources that can help you elevate your life, business, and relationships!
     
    Want to see the behind the scenes and keep the conversation going?  Head over to Instagram @amberlylagomotivation!
    Website @amberlylago.com
    Instagram @amberlylagomotivation
    Facebook @AmberlyLagoSpeaker

    • 53 min

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70 Ratings

70 Ratings

eeabernard ,

Amberly is the real deal!

She is a survivor who has been through hell and back with such grace, strength, positivity and courage! I don’t know how she does it but she does and is one of the most amazing and beautiful people I’m lucky to call a friend. Her message resonates and I love this podcast! Keep it up! You go girl!❤️💪🏻👍🏻🙏🏻❤️

to50andbeyond ,

Thank you, Amberly!

Your passion to help others let’s us know they we are not alone, and we can fight through anything with resilience and grace. You are extraordinary! Love you! Lori

_.a.s.h._ ,

Yes yes YES!

Amberly is a true example example to me. I suffer from multiple diseases and when I get down, I turn to her. Her social media, podcast and her book. She is truly a beautiful woman, both inside and out.

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