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This podcast explores what it means to turn inward and find the answers within us. It helps us listen to our silent voice within and let that be our guide. I’m a teacher and mentor who works with women to help them discover their unique path and learn to Love.Being.Human. I’m your guide to learning how to embrace your life, relationships and meaning with beautiful, inspired action. We can work together in 1:1 mentoring or within my learning community, Within (U)niversity.

Within (U) with Dr. Vivian Carrasc‪o‬ Dr. Vivian Carrasco: Mindset Mentor, Creative Midwife & Master Certified Co

    • Spirituality
    • 4.4 • 9 Ratings

This podcast explores what it means to turn inward and find the answers within us. It helps us listen to our silent voice within and let that be our guide. I’m a teacher and mentor who works with women to help them discover their unique path and learn to Love.Being.Human. I’m your guide to learning how to embrace your life, relationships and meaning with beautiful, inspired action. We can work together in 1:1 mentoring or within my learning community, Within (U)niversity.

    Exploring Love and Self-Compassion

    Exploring Love and Self-Compassion

    Love is the greatest force we can tap into in our lives. Love is stronger than fear, and can propel further than self-criticism.
    Today, Vivian discusses the importance of having self-compassion and how it can change your life. Vivian shares how she increased her capacity to receive love and became her own friend. She also shares tools and embodied practices to help you develop your own self-compassion.
    Join Vivian in this gentle and embracing episode to help you improve your own self-compassion. 
    Show Highlights: 
    The importance of brining attention to your breath How self-compassion can change everything  The power of love to combat fear  Giving yourself compassion to receive compassion from others  Ways self-compassion can change your life  Ways to develop self-compassion Auditing your self-talk and learning to be your own friend  Finding a friend to help you co-create  What is love being human  Links: 
    www.withinuniversity.com
    https://viviancarrasco.com/start-here/
    Self-Compassion Meditations 
    Text “Home” to 741741 for FREE crisis counseling

    • 29 min
    Finding Your Divine Calling in a New Normal

    Finding Your Divine Calling in a New Normal

    This year has sparked change in a variety of ways, in both our internal and external lives. For many of us, this meant the loss of a loved one, the loss of normality, or the loss of a job. Moving forward through the world after these changes is going to look different for all of us, but we’ve been provided with an opportunity to shift our normal and focus on our divine calling. 
    In this episode, Vivian discusses what it means to find your job, career, or even a new hobby as a means of sparking your passion. She discusses how you can find practices that serve you and bring you closer to your goals as you move forward through these transitions. Join Vivian in this episode as she explores what it looks like to choose what you want to create. 
    Show Highlights: 
    This year has provided us with an opportunity to create a new normal Setting intentions on the becoming and the unbecoming  Shifting roles and identities in uncertainty  Finding times of rest when discovering your passion Distinguishing the difference between a hobby, job, or vocation Establishing a consistent and deliberate practice towards your goals  Finding a community to support you through transitions  Vivian shares how her job journey has led her to her career now  Looking for paths and people that’ll lead you towards your goals  Setting your intentions and values  Building your imagination muscle  Choosing what you want to become  Links: 
    https://viviancarrasco.com

    • 34 min
    Cultivate Your Dreams Into Reality with MINE Goals

    Cultivate Your Dreams Into Reality with MINE Goals

    Every process has a beginning. Whether or not you recognize the art of the practice, every choice you make is in pursuit of some journey.
    In today’s episode, Vivian shares what it means to make MINE goals, and how you can set intentions to achieve your goals. She explores how to look at your nature, find what brings you joy, and how to be innovative in your pursuit of your dreams. She also highlights the importance of practice, cultivating community, and how you can achieve your goals.
    Join Vivian in this lighthearted and spiritually guided episode to learn how you can cultivate your dreams into reality. 
    Show Highlights: 
    Vivian shares a passage to introduce the concept of beginning  Moving through the cycles of the moon rather than the cycles of the sun  Setting goals as a family  Why you need to be a good judge of your own psychological needs  The importance of cultivating a supportive community  What are MINE goals and why they take courage  The differences between MINE and SMART goals  Using the movement of joy to guide you instead of fear Why Innovation has to be for you  The importance of recognizing your true nature  Time blocking according to energy  Seasons of deliberate practice  Why you have to learn to praise the process  Links: 
    Living Room Lecture
    Design Your Life, Digital Workshop (Live Replay)
    Imagine Your Ideal - 21 Day Email Experience

    • 50 min
    Cultivating Curiosity That Leads to Compassion with Craig Constantine

    Cultivating Curiosity That Leads to Compassion with Craig Constantine

    Cultivating curiosity will eventually lead you to compassion. Although today’s guest, Craig Constantine, describes himself as just a regular guy, he is an absolute jewel, and he has a myriad of different projects on the go. Vivian was fascinated by his project on cultivating curiosity, and then that leading to compassion, so she spoke to him about it. Today, we offer their conversation to you, the listener, as a gift from us. 
    Life is constantly changing. Along the way, Craig came to realize that compassion was like a doorway that he had always passed by without ever bothering to look at it. In this episode, he talks to us about his journey, and he explains how he discovered compassion and began to change. Join Vivian today to hear her sincere and heartfelt conversation with Craig about compassion and find out how being curious can help you to find compassion within yourself. 
    Show highlights:
    Craig shares his background.  How Craig discovered compassion. What prompted Craig to change his default stance on his perspective of life. The importance of having good role models. Craig discusses his tipping point for change. The kind of support that Craig received when he began changing. Craig talks about the things that boys are missing out on today. Craig explains what parkour is all about. How Craig dealt with the uncertainty and chaos around who he was. The importance of being curious about everything. Why Craig encourages everyone to keep a journal. Cultivating your curiosity. Serving with compassion and empathy. Using humor with compassion. Craig discusses what it takes to be a great listener and what constitutes a good conversation. Craig talks about perspective. Using the notion of novelty to help you move through shifts. The power of the human voice and listening without looking. Links and resources:
    Craig Constantine's website
    PARKOUR & THE ART DU DÉPLACEMENT:
    Movement of Three
    We need laughter in our lives. Laughter is carbonated holiness. It’s like the cavalry arriving to help us get our sense of humor back. Anne Lamont
    https://breakingthejump.julieangel.com/
    https://www.podchaser.com/

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Lessons Learned From Mountain Biking

    Lessons Learned From Mountain Biking

    When navigating change, there comes a process of learning to let go and trust the process. In today’s episode, Vivian Carrasco shares the lessons she’s learned in her journey of mountain biking. 
    She talks about what it means to find your unshakeable core, and the importance of finding community in that journey. Vivian also explores various aspects of transformation and how you can find practices to help you find your center.
    Join Vivian in this enlightening and powerful conversation. 
     
    Show Highlights: 
    Vivian shares what mindset work does  How to dig deeper with Vivian  Practices that mountain biking has taught Vivian  How to find that unshakeable core How to find your center and practice being there  Why having community is important for finding your center  Learning to let the bike do its thing  The three categories of transformation  Vivian shares the insight she gained from coaching  Feeling your way there vs thinking your way there  Finding practices that stop the noise  Looking in the direction you want to go  Links: 
    Vivian@viviancarrasco.com 
    https://viviancarrasco.com

    • 26 min
    Reinventing How We Gather

    Reinventing How We Gather

    This year has pushed and pulled us in many directions, but it’s also provided us with many opportunities. In today’s conversation, Vivian shares what it means to re-imagine our approach to gathering.
    She discussed ways we can find creativity, push the boundaries past our sense of self, and start being inventive outside of holiday traditions. Join Vivian in this exploration of self, imagination, and re-invention of traditional narrative. 
    Show Highlights: 
    How do we re-imagine how we gather  Making tough decisions as we transition  How we can take an imaginative response to life  Taking different methodologies to re-invent the script  How the pandemic has opened a re-imaginative response  Being in the messy middle Links: 
    https://viviancarrasco.com
    Vivian@viviancarrasco.com

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Psprunger ,

The spirit of love

Vivian has an unmistakable spirit of loving kindness that comes across in every episode of her podcast. She is not only insightful and extremely learned; she is intuitive, and this makes all the difference in her message.

Bill Nowicki ,

Love Dr. Carrasco

She is doing what she loves. Keep going Vivian! Love your podcast and your work.

Prince_tinder ,

Biggest fan!

She's always been supportive of everything I've done and wanted to share the love. She is a role model and the smartest woman i know. Always excited to hear her insight.

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