Family

You Decide 035: Kristin Jacobsen – Let Your Body Do What It Was Meant To Do

I always describe Kristin Jacobsen and her family as one of my “lighthouse” families. She takes the light we cultivate together, and shines it on everyone she meets. When her son Alex was young he had recurring ear infections. With her doctor’s assurance she assumed it was normal. She masked the symptoms with medications for…

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You Decide 033: Cass Kasowski: Compassion is Key in the Battle of Addiction

Losing her mother to a heart-wrenching battle with addictions sent the usually tough-as-nails Cass Kasowski, into a tailspin. Devastated, she found herself battling PTSD, anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia and vivid dreams of her mom – all of which left her questioning whether she would ever bounce back. While she trusted her resilience, Cass knew that…

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You Decide 032: Dr. Tonya Loken – Beefing Up Your Immune System for Covid-19

This one’s a keeper! I took SIX PAGES OF NOTES! Dr. Tonya Loken is a Naturopathic Doctor and nutritionist, who practices at Catalyst Medical Center, in Fargo, ND. There is no shortage of recommendations out there and most of them are conflicting. Dr. Tonya gives us the hard truth about Covid-19 and explains the best…

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You Decide 029: Marilyn McMurray – A Family Saved From Devastation by Homeschooling

Just as COVID-19 has “aggressively coaxed” many people into educating their children at home, Marilyn felt forced to remove her son from the school system, and homeschool him instead. Reluctant from the word go, she didn’t know that homeschooling would eventually save her family from a horrible fate, and actually move them from a place…

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You Decide 028: Amanda Kilwein – Getting Schooled on Homeschooling! Part 2 of 2

Hi friends! It’s part two of my incredible talk with homeschooling mama, Amanda Kilwein. Tune in for tips on resources, how to structure your days and mindset to get you through these troubling times. If you missed part one, you can find it here! About Amanda: After a health journey with Lyme that lead Amanda and…

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You Decide 027: Amanda Kilwein – Getting Schooled on Homeschooling! Part 1 of 2

In these unprecedented times, many people who would NEVER have considered homeschooling ?‍♀️, are finding that they are doing just that ?! Amanda and her husband Greg, have been homeschooling their three kiddos for the past 6 years. In this episode we talk about what works for them, what doesn’t, and how they balance all…

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Episode 24: Dr. Tiffany Johnson – The Difference Between Fault and Responsibility

I recently had a discussion with my son about the difference between fault and responsibility. This is an issue that affects every one of us, and when handled properly, can propel us into great things. But when we lean into fault as an excuse or a crutch, we’re setting ourselves up for patterns of avoidance…

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You Decide 022: Tara Argall – How to Communicate With Your Animals

This episode will blow your mind! Former (human) counsellor Tara Argall, found her true calling as an animal communicator. Most of her clients approach Tara with concerning behaviour in their pets, and are shocked by what they learn. The animals in our lives understand everything, often more than we do. As Tara explains, they read energy and…

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You Decide 021: Callyn Johnson – Shortcuts, Discipline & Leading from the Bench

Shortcuts, Discipline & Leading from the Bench After Cal realized ego was the main voice in her head as she neared the court again, she decided to go all in…to do everything she could so at the end she wouldn’t regret a thing. Her injury recovery taught her: Taking shortcuts is a lifestyle choice –…

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You Decide 020: Callyn Johnson – How Injuries Make You Stronger

Injuring her ACL in basketball of her junior year was best described as a “GAME-changer” for Callyn. In this episode, we discuss the major life lessons this experience taught her – First, to see herself as a person, not just an athlete, then to be her own friend and finally prepare so you don’t regret.  Healing…

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