Positive Solutions 4 Life-Transforming Your Mind & Body from the Inside Out
Positive Solutions 4 Life is a twice a week podcast centered around transforming your mind and body from the inside out by mastering your inner mental game so you can live the life you truly desire. If you love reading or listening to self-improvement books or podcasts, or follow one of the many experts in personal growth out there, then this podcast is for you! Tune in weekly where you will find top tips, tricks, and strategies to master the skills needed to optimize your life and reach your full potential. Discussions center around mindset, habits, productivity, time management, goal setting and achieving, and much more! Friday episodes are guest interviews or a book summary of a recent personal development book Peggy has read. Hosted by Peggy Meyer, Clinical Social Worker with 20+ years of mental health counseling experience, along with her continued passion to learn anything personal growth from leading experts such as Tony Robbins, Brendon Burchard, Dr. Benjamin Hardy, Mel Robbins, Brian Tracy, and many, many more, Peggy shares what she learns and transforms it into positive solutions that you can use right away to optimize your life, your health and your business. Follow on social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/positive.sol.3/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peggy-meyer-b5948418/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/positivesolutions4life/ YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@positivesolutions4life Join my free Facebook group, Strivers of Personal Growth: https://www.facebook.com/groups/striversofpersonalgrowth
Resilience as a Lifestyle with Michelle Dickinson
June 21, 2024 • 29 MIN
Michelle Dickinson is a Resilience Visionary, Workplace Resilience Trainer and Coach, TED speaker, and a bestselling author. She revolutionizes mental health by championing emotional well-being, self-reliance, and personal mastery. Through storytelling and practical strategies, she empowers individuals and educators to recognize their power to build habits and mindset in order to lead fulfilling lives. In this episode, Michelle discusses what 'Resilience as a Lifestyle' means, the importance of making self-care and well-being your #1 priority in order to avoid burnout.
Are you Outcome or Process Focused?
June 19, 2024 • 16 MIN
In this episode, Peggy describes the difference between being outcome and processed focused. Both have their good qualities and drawbacks. You need both outcome and process goals to be successful. Outcome goals to create the vision and Process goals to help you create the systems and habits of consistent action to get you there.
The Power of Your Thoughts with Tiffany O'Hearn
June 14, 2024 • 34 MIN
Tiffany O'Hearn is an Energetic Healer and 13 Sidereal Astrologer. She uses the energies of the client or group to guide her sessions to help her clients through clearing their programs, decisions, and traumas, using various healing modalities, including TFT (Thought Field Therapy). She conducts workshops and healing circles, is a public speaker, and future TEDx speaker.
Happy Father's Day--What I Learned From My Dad
June 12, 2024 • 17 MIN
Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there. We have all learned something or moments we remember from an influential adult male or two sometime in our life. Here are some memorable moments and things that I learned from my dad growing up...
Walk the Talk--Book Summary
June 7, 2024 • 10 MIN
This is a summary of the book, Walk the Talk, by Eric Harvey & Steve Ventura. In this book, they discuss the 5 key principles of walking the talk: 1. Words to live by are just words unless you actually live by them 2.You are what you do 3. Everything you do counts 4. The “Golden Rule” is still pure gold 5. Character is the key-- Character is an acronym that stands for the values of Commitment, Honesty, Accountability, Respect, Attitude, Courage, Trust, Ethics & Integrity, Responsibility.
The Benefits of Getting Outside
June 5, 2024 • 13 MIN
June is known as the month to appreciate the great outdoors as well as other notable days, weeks and month observations that coincide well with the great outdoors. Peggy does her best to list many of them and to explain some mental, emotional, and physical benefits of getting outside.
Gratitude and Leading from the Heart with Rosemarie Allen
May 31, 2024 • 44 MIN
Rosemarie Allen has truly lived a life full of challenges and tragedies that have made her into the person she is today: a mother of 5, with a curious and open mind to listen to her heart and educate herself to be an Acupuncture Physician, Physical Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapist, Akashic Records Consultant, and International Bestselling Co-author of the book, Belonging ~ Secrets to Soothe the Soul with a couple more books in the works.
The Value of Hard Work
May 29, 2024 • 11 MIN
This is the last of the 5 moral values that have been discussed over the previous month. Others included honesty, integrity, personal responsibility and accountability. Please go back and find those if you missed them. Hard work is the foundation of progress, personal growth and is directly tied to accomplishment. The value of hard work can teach lots of great life lessons including discipline, responsibility, persistence, setting and achieving goals, and time management, just to name a few.
Overcome Resistance! The War of Art Book Summary by Steven Pressfield
May 24, 2024 • 13 MIN
In this episode, Peggy gives her summary of the book, The War of Art: Breaking Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield, along with some of her take-aways.
Take Ownership--Be Accountable
May 22, 2024 • 14 MIN
Accountability is taking responsibility for one’s actions and being answerable to oneself and others and it enables individuals to develop a sense of ownership, to learn from their mistakes and to make positive changes. It is important to be accountable to yourself and to others in order to live a satisfying, more fulfilled and happy life.
Family Connections with Marie Morin
May 17, 2024 • 39 MIN
Marie Morin is a licensed therapist, wellness coach, and international best-selling co-author of the book Belonging: Secrets to Soothe the Soul. She is passionate about improving family connections and communication by sharing hope and strategies to support those with strained family relationships.
Be in Control--Taking Personal Responsibility
May 15, 2024 • 12 MIN
3 of 5 Moral Values--Personal Responsibility The key aspect of personal responsibility is choice–you have a choice in all that you do, say, act, feel, think, respond and give meaning to in any situation in your life. Personal responsibility is having control over your life.
Generating Energy for Success with Eva Medilek
May 10, 2024 • 36 MIN
Eva Medilek is a certified high-performance coach, international speaker, #1 best-selling author, and a certified diversity and inclusion communications trainer. She believes that we cannot achieve social change without personal development. As a trainer, coach, and facilitator, Eva’s coaching process leads you to discovery, methods, and outcomes that improve and enhance the quality of your personal and professional life. Her coaching process allows you to show up on your “A” game at home, at work, and in your communities.
Are You Doing What You Said You Would Do?? --Living with Integrity
May 8, 2024 • 13 MIN
This month Peggy is talking about her top 5 moral values she strives to uphold. This episode talk about Integrity. Integrity shapes our character, guides our actions, and influences our relationships. It helps us build trust with others and feel good about ourselves. In living with integrity you can become a positive role model for those around you, a leader, just by being true to your own morals and values and in doing so you live a more meaningful life, aligned with who you really are and who you are meant to be.
Unleash Your Pleasure and Desire with Sophie Luxton
May 3, 2024 • 39 MIN
Sophie Luxton is an Erotic Liberator, a Sensual Movement teacher and a certified Pleasure Coach. She has been leading women through transformational experiences for over 20 years and is known for creating spaces for women to access their most powerful, real, alive and juicy selves. All of her work is based on listening to, moving into and expressing through the body.
Honesty Is The Best Policy--1 of 5 Moral Values
May 1, 2024 • 18 MIN
Today is all about honesty--what it is, what it is not and why it is important to make honesty YOUR best policy. Peggy makes the argument that the 'little white lies' do really hurt you and others. That even though they are socially acceptable, those lies can lead to more and bigger lies in the future as one can rationalize or justify lying. The discussion also centers around why people lie, and how lying and being dishonest affects a person mentally, emotionally, physically, their behaviors and their relationships with others.
Be The Leader You Need to See with Jamie Propst
April 26, 2024 • 36 MIN
Jamie Propst seems to have done it all by starting from scratch. She loves to figure things out, try new things, problem solve, learn from others and teach others what she has learned. From selling items on Facebook to starting Facebook groups to connect like-minded people, then turning that into coaching entrepreneurs and others to do the same. Jamie loves to learn, build systems and analyze what works and what doesn’t, then share what she learns by bringing people together into a community online and in person. She has done it in different industries from horses, to cattle, to entrepreneurial groups and even the fishing world!
'Doing Your Best' vs. 'Being the Best'
April 24, 2024 • 13 MIN
What’s the difference between 'Doing Your Best' and 'Being the Best'? In this video, Peggy explains the difference.
Healthy Grief with Dr. Karen Kramer
April 19, 2024 • 42 MIN
Dr. Karen is all about Healing Hearts & Inspiring Minds. Dr. Karen is a grief recovery expert, retreat center founder, mindset facilitator, speaker, and author. She is a guiding light who has transformed the lives of hundreds-of-thousands of individuals around the world over the past 3 decades through her international coaching experiences. In addition, she maintains a private practice, is the founder of The VillaVision Wellness & Retreat Center, a sanctuary of tranquility, and she has a new book out, called "Healthy Grief".
Make Your Choice Matter
April 17, 2024 • 15 MIN
We have lots of choices each day, from what time we get up, how we spend our time, what we choose to eat and wear, what roads we drive on. Some choices are easy to make, yet others are very hard. Some we can make quickly and others take more of our time. Have you ever wondered or thought about the different decisions you make and how you made them? How sometimes it is easier to stick with a decision you make, and other times it feels like you have to decide over and over again? What is the difference between making a decision and deciding?
Part 4 of 4: Psychological, Social & Environmental Factors of Mental Health
April 12, 2024 • 21 MIN
This is Part 4 of 4 of a presentation Peggy Meyer did for the Southern Prairie ELCA Conference on Awareness of Mental Health: How it Affects the Way We Think, Feel and Act. In this part, Peggy discusses how you can influence the psychological, social, and environmental factors that influence mental health for yourself and others as well as some resources. *Permission was given by the participants and conference hosts for this presentation to be recorded. If you would like Peggy to present this topic to your organization or at your next conference, please contact her.
Part 3 of 4: Biological Factors of Mental Health
April 10, 2024 • 22 MIN
This is Part 3 of 4 of a presentation Peggy Meyer did for the Southern Prairie ELCA Conference on Awareness of Mental Health: How it Affects the Way We Think, Feel and Act.
Part 2 of 4: Awareness of Mental Health--Factors that Influence
April 5, 2024 • 25 MIN
This is Part 2 of 4 of a presentation Peggy Meyer did at the Southern Prairie ELCA Conference on the Awareness of Mental Health: How if Affects the Way We Think, Feel, and Act.
Part 1 of 4: Awareness of Mental Health--Reducing Stigma
April 3, 2024 • 22 MIN
This is Part 1 of 4 of a presentation Peggy Meyer did at the Southern Prairie ELCA Conference on the Awareness of Mental Health: How it Affects the Way We Think, Feel, and Act.
You2 by Price Pritchett, Ph.D.--Book Summary
March 29, 2024 • 11 MIN
"You Squared" by Price Pritchett, Ph.D. Book Summary This is a short little book about how to multiply your personal effectiveness in Quantum Leaps by going from you to “you squared”, accomplishing more in less time, with less effort, and achieving breakthroughs by thinking beyond common sense, taking action before you are ready, and realizing you already possess everything you need to reach your true potential. Throughout the book, Dr. Pritchett gives examples of the difference between “You”, making gradual progress and “You2” making quantum leaps.
Spring Cleaning Your Spirit
March 27, 2024 • 19 MIN
It is now officially Spring and with it, brings new life, new energy all around us. How are you going to give a fresh start to your spirit? “You are responsible for the energy you bring into this room.” When you walk into a room, what is your energy field like? What does that cloud or bubble around you feel like? What kind of energy do you have? Are you an energy vampire? Or are you generating life-giving energy?
A Journey of Love with Bailey Korzack
March 22, 2024 • 46 MIN
Bailey Korzack isn't just your average relationship coach—she's a communication expert, speaker, and a fierce mother of four. She has over two decades of empowering women to embrace their raw, authentic selves and forge deeply fulfilling relationships. Bailey is an international retreat facilitator and founder of Find Her Fire. Her mission is to shatter societal norms and guide women on a journey of self-discovery, love and liberation through her innovative approach to body-focused healing. Bailey facilitates profound transformations, unearthing hidden desires and fostering rapid personal and relational growth by inviting her clients to trust every facet of their being, embrace their desires and awaken their inner magnetic spirit.
Spring Cleaning Your Body
March 20, 2024 • 22 MIN
Today, we are Spring Cleaning our Bodies. Spring is here and summer is soon to follow. Who doesn’t want to feel good in their bodies as summer approaches? I would bet that most people would want to choose to feel good. And so do I! How do we spring clean our Bodies? Start by taking an inventory of: How your body looks and feels What you are putting into your body How are you moving your body
10 Mindful Minutes with Terri Hamilton
March 15, 2024 • 35 MIN
Terri Hamilton is a Mindfulness and Positive Mindset Coach. In her virtual coaching company, Apparent Connection, Terri works with parents, teachers, individuals and teenagers who all want to excel at what they do. She guides them to self-awareness, self-confidence and self-esteem through Mindfulness and Mindset work.
Spring Cleaning Your Mind
March 13, 2024 • 12 MIN
It's Spring Time! Time to do some spring cleaning in your mind! In this episode, Peggy explains how you can freshen up your thoughts by doing the following: 1. Be Aware of Your Thoughts. Are they positive, encouraging and uplifting? Or are they negative, depressing, or overwhelming? 2. What does the environment of your mind look like and feel like? 3. What are you letting into your mind?
"Worthy" by Jamie Kern Lima--Book Summary
March 8, 2024 • 23 MIN
In this episode, Peggy gives the highlights that she learned from Jamie Kern Lima's book, Worthy. These include: -The difference between Self-Confidence & Self-Worth -The 9 Lies to Unlearn (Peggy highlights 4 of the lies.) -Four Keys of fulfillment: Self-worth, Self-confidence, Growth, Contribution and how, if you don't have self-worth, you won't be fulfilled.
Spring Cleaning Your Environment
March 6, 2024 • 14 MIN
As the weather warms and signals the end of winter, it's the perfect time to delve into the rejuvenating practice of spring cleaning and deep clean our environments. Spring cleaning involves more than just tidying up; it's about decluttering, reorganizing, and refreshing our spaces to promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The episode explores the concept of environment, encompassing our homes, offices, and outdoor spaces. We examine the impact of cluttered and messy environments on our mental health, productivity, and even financial stress. Through anecdotes and insights, we uncover the hidden benefits of spring cleaning, from reducing stress and improving sleep to enhancing creativity and productivity. Viewers and listeners are encouraged to start small, tackling one area at a time, armed with simple strategies for decluttering and cleaning. By taking charge of our environments, we can experience a sense of accomplishment, control, and renewed energy. As we embark on this seasonal journey, we're reminded that spring cleaning isn't just about sprucing up our spaces—it's about embracing a fresh start and investing in our overall well-being.
Recognize Your Power with Klara Brown
March 1, 2024 • 30 MIN
Klara has over two decades experience as a professional counselor and a woman-centered transformational coach. Her journey began with overcoming severe trauma from her early years. After moving forward from being married and divorced two times, Klara has been able to step into her own by creating an extraordinary life for herself with her now husband of 23 years. Klara believes that there is always a way to escape difficult situations and live a life of your own choosing. Her passion is centered around relationships and success where she is on a mission to help women discover and reinvent themselves after divorce and create the confidence they need to live an extraordinary life.
How Fear is a Barrier to Communication
February 28, 2024 • 15 MIN
This week we are talking about Fear and how the fear of vulnerability and conflict are a barrier to communication in relationships.
UnStuck Yourself with Marcy McDonald
February 23, 2024 • 40 MIN
Marcy McDonald is an escapee from the corporate world, where she was a six-figure senior leader who created multiple million dollar products. She has worked with 100s of top experts and professionals in a variety of fields, is an internationally certified End of Life Doula, was a featured participant in Season 2 of the reality TV show, 4 Days to Save the World. She is also the author of UnStuck Yourself and Build Happiness as well as a contributing author in the “Transforming Your Life” series. Marcy has used all this knowledge and experience to become a self-talk and mindset expert who developed a unique coaching tool, UnBlocks, that she uses in her transformational coaching program for women who struggle to believe in themselves and want to shift their mindset to gain confidence, so they have the clarity, drive, energy, and focus they need to pursue their dreams and build a life worth living. Her proprietary process of numbering your days while changing your self-talk is key to unlocking lasting change.
Defensiveness--Another Barrier to Communication
February 21, 2024 • 16 MIN
This week we are talking about Defensiveness--another barrier to communication. What is the definition of defensiveness? Defensiveness is a self-protective, impulsive emotional response to feeling criticized or attacked in a situation or conversation. It is about denying responsibility, blaming others, making excuses and counter-attacking. Defensiveness is a barrier in communication as the main message is that “The problem isn’t me, it’s you.” Ways defensiveness can come out in: “You” statements Statements of “You have to, or You will” or “you shouldn’t feel that way” “Yes, but” statements Double messages
What is Your Body Telling You? with Karin Whitbeck
February 16, 2024 • 33 MIN
Karin Whitbeck has almost 30 years of experience as a massage therapist and is the owner of Therapeutic Massage Center in SW Florida. A big part of her work is teaching clients to wake up, pay attention and listen to their bodies, to be aware of what their body is telling them in order to feel better from the inside out. Karin also helps her clients change their stories about themselves so that they can love themselves as they are, right now, and to find their 'Happy Place' which we all have within us.
Avoid & Distract--Barriers to Communication
February 14, 2024 • 17 MIN
This week’s topic is how avoidance and distractions can be barriers to communication and what you can do about it. Avoidance--In a relationship, one might keep away or steer clear of another when they don’t want to talk to them. They might not make eye contact, may not want to be in the same room as the other, so they do not have to interact. Distraction--These can be internal or external distractions that prevent a listener from comprehending and properly understanding what is being said to them.
Take Charge of Your Health with Ellie Calhoun
February 9, 2024 • 34 MIN
Today's guest is Ellie Calhoun. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist, is certified in Rossiter Stretching Technique, Core Movement Integration®, Neurokinetic Therapy®, Breathing methods and Lymphatics. Ellie is dedicated to helping people take charge of their wellness, learning best core movement and breathing practices to achieve a pain free body so they can gracefully and joyfully live life to the fullest. She believes that with the right tools, mindset and practice, we can move with ease and get better as we get older!
Improving Relationships Through Better Communication: Assumptions
February 7, 2024 • 15 MIN
Communication is something we use in every relationship we have, every single day. Communication includes not only the words we use but also, how we say it and our body language. When we use good communication skills such as active listening and asking clarifying questions, our relationships flourish. But if we don’t, we will find ourselves in the midst of some unpleasant times. This is the first in a series of four episodes, I will be discussing four different categories of communication barriers and what to do about them. Today's episode is about Assumptions. In a relationship or in communication, assumptions come out when a person thinks they already know without asking or figuring out the facts; already knowing what the other person is thinking and feeling, how they will respond, or what they do without checking with them first. Assumptions include mind reading and jumping to conclusions.
Stepping into Goals, Communication and Mindset with Jason Haglund
February 2, 2024 • 39 MIN
Today's guest is Jason Haglund, 5th generation farmer, substance abuse counselor, speakers and founding member of Rural Policy Partners who brings over 20 years experience leading, managing and navigating the behavioral healthcare system in numerous leadership and consultative roles.
MTO Helps You Achieve Your Goals
January 31, 2024 • 11 MIN
Most goals we write are binary. Which means we either do them or we don't. When we achieve them, we feel good, if we don't achieve them, we feel bad. There are a variety of reasons we may not achieve the goals we set out to. What if there was a foolproof way to continue to make progress toward your goals that keeps you feeling good? There is! It’s MTO!
4 Lessons to Live By with Bobbie Malatesta
January 26, 2024 • 48 MIN
Today's guest is Bobbie Malatesta. She is the founder of 3-21 No Kiddin’. After years in Corporate America, she has evolved into an entrepreneur & podcaster whose mission is to raise awareness around gambling addiction and mental wellness. 3-21 No Kiddin’ was created on the principle of Recovery Playgrounds. Bobbie opened her 1st Recovery Playground location this past November in Naugatuck, CT, in her hometown. Bobbie talks about 4 Lessons to Live By that she has learned over the past four years-- Focus, Strategic Collaboration, Perseverance, and Authenticity. Great points and questions made in the interview: It is important to know yourself, know your values and listen to your inner voice so when you are learning from others, "You take what you need and leave the rest". "What does it have to do with the agenda of my soul?" "What can I do to feel good?" It is important to celebrate your wins each and every day. It sets the tone for your mood. Get connected to the world around you. Stick to it. Don't quit. Your dream is worth it. You are worth it.
Can't vs. Want--Watch the Words You Use
January 24, 2024 • 17 MIN
Our thoughts are very powerful. They can help us do amazing or seemingly impossible things or they can limit us and get in the way of achieving our goals and dreams. How do words affect us? Our thoughts and the words we choose affect how we feel and what we do, and also influence what we believe about ourselves, others, and the world around us.
Own Your Health with Magda Sommer
January 19, 2024 • 32 MIN
Magda Sommer is a passionate Board-Certified Functional Medicine Nutrition coach and Health Transformation Coach who has devoted herself to helping people achieve their health and wellness goals. Having faced her own challenges and experienced personal loss, she understands the importance of taking care of one's body, mind, and spirit in order to live a fulfilling and healthy life. With her extensive knowledge of nutrition, human physiology, energy healing and holistic approach, Magda helps individuals identify the root causes of their health issues and guides them in discovering what nourishes them personally. Magda is a beacon of optimism for those who are facing health challenges, offering a helping hand to guide them through difficult times.
Schedule, Track and Review Your Goals
January 17, 2024 • 18 MIN
After you have assessed your life and created some SMARTER-2 goals, it's time to schedule, track and review your progress. When? How many times a week? How will you know you completed it? How will you track your actions? Review your progress. Take a look back. See the gains you have made from where you started. What went well? What didn't go well? Look ahead. What do you need to do? Make a plan. “The journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step.” ~Lao Tzu~ Start with one step. Schedule it. Track it. Review it. Repeat. Soon you will be ½ way up your mountain, on your way to reaching your goal.
"Your Best Year Ever" Book Summary
January 12, 2024 • 18 MIN
Your Best Year Ever: A 5-Step plan for Achieving Your Most Important Goals by Michael Hyatt is an awesome book and guide to helping you reach your full potential, achieve your dreams and goals and live a more purposeful and fulfilled life. It’s not just a book to read. It is a guide, a workbook per se, that includes many exercises you can do to create your own life plan and action steps. So you can Live “Your Best Year Ever”!
Turn your vision into SMARTER-2 Goals
January 10, 2024 • 14 MIN
This episode is about turning your vision and action steps into SMARTER-2 goals. SMARTER-2 goals are 2 frameworks for turning your vision into goals. One focuses more on using your brain to create goals. The 2nd focuses more on your feelings, and creating goals that are in alignment with your heart. Both are very relevant and equally important in order to achieve your vision and goals.
Redefine Wealth for Yourself by Patrice Washington
January 5, 2024 • 10 MIN
Peggy gives a summary of the book, Redefine Wealth for Yourself by Patrice Washington. In this book, Patrice Washington names 6 pillars of Wealth: Fitness People Space Faith Work Money What does wealth mean to you? True wealth means more than just having a lot of money. It means achieving overall well-being including maintaining good health and relationships, keeping organized spaces and schedules, living in faith and doing purposeful work.
Assessing Your Life for Success in 2024
January 3, 2024 • 10 MIN
New Year's Resolutions often are forgotten by February. A better approach is to take time to assess your life to determine which areas you want to focus on for 2024.
Connecting Life Lessons and Food with Karen Wheatley
December 29, 2023 • 32 MIN
Today's guest is Karen Wheatley. Born and raised on a dairy farm in northeastern Maryland, Karen was involved in all things 4-H growing up - from showing cattle at their fairs, to competing in quiz bowl contests and judging. After graduating from the University of Delaware with a degree in Animal Science, she spent the next decades working in the Ag Industry - in communications, magazine publications, and most recently in A.I. She and her husband Mike own Black Eyed Susan Cattle Company, which includes both registered Hereford and Simmental cattle, and a sheep business. They have two grown children who are also both actively employed (and loving!) the Ag Industry!
Choosing Your Word of the Year
December 27, 2023 • 20 MIN
It’s the end of another year. How do you feel? Do you feel like time is flying by and you are just trying to keep up? Do you feel like you made great strides in the progress towards your longer term goals? Or Do you feel that you are not in control of your life? Do you want to feel more in control, more intentional, more purposeful? If so, have you considered choosing a Word of the Year?
Start With Why by Simon Sinek
December 22, 2023 • 12 MIN
Peggy gives her take on the most important aspects of Start With Why by Simon Sinek.
Exterminate Your ANTs
December 20, 2023 • 18 MIN
Do you ever have days where you feel crappy, stuck, down, worried and ALL your thoughts are the same? Do you have times where you find yourself complaining about little things in life? Or maybe you are just wishing things were better? Your brain might be infested with ANTs! Do you want to know the types of ANTs crawling around in your head and how to exterminate them? If so, then this episode is for you!
Mom's--Have it All Your Way with Bre Cain
December 15, 2023 • 32 MIN
Meet Breanna Cain, Mom of 3 & Multi-6-Figure Business Owner. Bre helps women create life-changing income doing work they love. Her breakthrough mindset training and business-building frameworks have already supported over 150 female entrepreneurs in launching virtual assistant businesses and passion-fueled online empires. She knows firsthand that with the right plan and community, you can ditch unfulfilling work and begin earning in your first month what you made the entire prior year. If you're ready to monetize your talents to scale up your success timeline, and be the mom and entrepreneur you have dreamed of, then reach out to Bre Cain.
Are you a Firefighter or Smokey the Bear?
December 13, 2023 • 21 MIN
Do you spend most of your day putting out fires or preventing them? Are you more like a Fire Fighter or Smokey the Bear? Peggy uses Eisenhower's Time Management Matrix as a base for helping you determine which you are more like.
The Power of Life Skills for Teens with Nicole Grelecki
December 8, 2023 • 43 MIN
Nicole Grelecki is on a mission to do her part to make this world a better place. Her experience as a life-long athlete, retired-police officer, daughter, sister, aunt, Certified Teen Coach and professional multi-tasker has set-her-up for this chapter in her life--helping preteens and teens (and their families) learn the life skills they need to stay connected to their families and community AND more importantly, to become leaders in their own lives.
Being Right vs. Getting it Right
December 6, 2023 • 20 MIN
What is the difference between being right and getting it right? Do you know someone that likes to be “right” or needs to be “right” all the time? Do you have your moments where you know best? Want to improve relationships with your kids, spouse, boss, co-workers or employees? If so, this episode is for you.
Beyond the Scale with Cheryl Wolf
December 1, 2023 • 38 MIN
Meet Cheryl Wolf, a vibrant lover of life with a flair for discovery and connection. She's a Certified Health and Wellness Coach whose journey of transformation is as inspiring as her mission. Having navigated her own health challenges, Cheryl emerged empowered and lighter—not just by 45 pounds but freed from the weight of limiting beliefs.
You Have More to Offer
November 29, 2023 • 12 MIN
What is your purpose in life? What is meaningful to you? Peggy uncovers the definitions of purpose and meaning, how you can find your unique purpose and meaning in life and how to start living it now.
Your Story is a Gift, Strength, and Legacy to Others with Kelly Snider
November 24, 2023 • 37 MIN
Kelly Snider is a bestselling author and story strategist who thoughtfully collects and preserves stories through creating events, writing books, interviewing guests on her podcast, and facilitating life-changing story workshops. She is an expert at extracting stories and identifying value and strength within the narrative. Kelly discusses how each one of us has 1000s of stories in us about what we have learned, are proud of that can be inspiring to others.
What Are You Really Hungry For?
November 22, 2023 • 18 MIN
Have ever stood in front of the fridge or pantry looking for something to eat, but are not really physically hungry, but want to eat anyway?? When you rummage through the pantry shelves, what are you looking for? What if what you are hungry for is not in there? Then what are you hungry for?? Peggy shares what she believes are three feelings people are hungry for: energy, connection, and excitement.
Find Your One Thing and Focus on It with Kathleen Kennedy
November 17, 2023 • 39 MIN
Today’s conversation with Kathleen Kennedy is all about leadership. Leadership starts with a vision, a mission. Kathleen has accelerated her mission and vision through continuous learning and doing. Her biggest transformation in leadership started with reading The One Thing by Gary Keller and learning the value of Focus Time. Learn about how she implements these concepts in her everyday life as well as what it means to fill your cup, be in the moment now, picking one word for the year and finding others that can be a mentor to you.
Plan and Prepare to Prevent Holiday Overwhelm
November 17, 2023 • 19 MIN
The Holiday Season seems to come earlier and earlier, which can mean more stress sooner! Start this Holiday Season preparing yourself for how you really want the Holidays to go.
Is Your Dream Worthy of You? with Carol Iacobucci
November 10, 2023 • 33 MIN
Carol Iacobucci is today's guest. She is a Certified Life Coach, speaker and author. Carol helps clients uncover their dreams, breaking them free from limiting beliefs and self-sabotage, cultivating authentic confidence, and empowering them to transform their visions and dreams into concrete goals.
Can't Have Self-Confidence Without Self-Worth
November 8, 2023 • 20 MIN
Self Worth is foundational–the foundation on which self-confidence stands. Without self worth, self confidence wavers. Is your foundation of self worth built on solid ground or shaky sand?
Building Your Dream Life with Kara Taylor
November 3, 2023 • 28 MIN
Kara Taylor is a US Air Force veteran, DreamBuilder Coach and Life Mastery Consultant. She specializes in helping heart-centered professionals build their dreams, accelerate their results and create richer, more fulfilling lives.
Embracing Failure
November 1, 2023 • 28 MIN
Do you have a negative emotional or mental response to failure? When things don’t go your way, do you get stuck? Stop moving forward or making progress? Believe there is something wrong with you? If so, then this episode is for you!
Mind Your Mindset
October 27, 2023 • 13 MIN
Book summary of "Mind Your Mindset" by Michael Hyatt & Megan Hyatt Miller
Hindsight is 20/20: Turn ALL Experiences into Gains
October 25, 2023 • 16 MIN
“Hindsight is 20/20” Steve Jobs has said, “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” What can you learn from your past experiences? A lot!! But only if you reflect on them and extract the lessons!
Financial Freedom Without the Bank
October 20, 2023 • 20 MIN
Today, we're delving into a revolutionary concept that can transform the way you think about money and secure your financial future. In this episode, we're exploring key insights from groundbreaking books like "Farming without the Bank," "Life without the Bank" by Mary Jo Irmen, and "Becoming Your Own Banker" by R. Nelson Nash.
How to Change Overnight
October 18, 2023 • 21 MIN
How many of you have had a goal that you wanted to accomplish, tried something, didn’t work, or tried something and worked for a short while. Do you wish you could change overnight? This episode explains how.
Get Fit with ME (Morgan Ekovich)
October 13, 2023 • 39 MIN
Morgan Ekovich is today's guest. Morgan is the owner and head trainer of Get Fit with ME, an online fitness business where she helps busy moms and busy women professionals create and build the healthy lifestyle that works for them! Morgan talks about some of her biggest take-aways from the books, "The Gap and the Gain" by Dr. Benjamin Hardy and Dan Sullivan, and "Atomic Habits" by James Clear.
1% Better
October 11, 2023 • 18 MIN
Do you have a goal or dream you want to achieve this year? Are you having trouble getting started or being consistent? Want to find a simple and easy way to make progress? Want to make continuous improvement? If so, then this episode is for you!
Reinventing Yourself with Sari Kimbell
October 6, 2023 • 34 MIN
Today's guest is Sari Kimbell, a Reinvention Coach, who helps clients to create a more fulfilled, authentic and fun life that aligns with a thriving business.
Setting Yourself Up For Success in Q4
October 4, 2023 • 18 MIN
I have so many goals, how do I decide on which goal to go after? I don't know which goal I want to achieve, I can't think of one. I'm not good at achieving goals. Have you heard yourself say any of these? If so, this episode is for you! Peggy will walk you through how she decides on a goal she wants to achieve then how she takes daily actions to make progress.
Profit First by Mike Michalowicz
September 29, 2023 • 20 MIN
Do you want your business to serve you and your financial means?? Me too! Profit First by Mike Michalowicz outlines in detail how to go from you serving your business to your business serving you by you paying yourself first!
Setting Higher Standards
September 27, 2023 • 18 MIN
What standards do you have for your life? How does not having standards affect you? We will be diving into standards, what they are, why you need them, and ways to raise them.
Deep Focus and Accountability with Vlad Arakcheyev
September 22, 2023 • 41 MIN
Today’s guest is Vlad Arakcheyev. Vlad is an Active & Passive Full Time Multifamily Real Estate Investor as well as a residential real estate agent in New Jersey. He launched Zontik Ventures, a privately held commercial property investment company to help create long-term wealth by investing in real estate together with investors. Vlad loves to continuously learn and expand his mind, including Dr. Benjamin Hardy’s Exponential Psychology course based on his book, “10x is Easier than 2x”. Vlad always brings a wealth of resources to any discussion.
Building Confidence: Overcoming Insecurities and Embracing Your True Potential
September 20, 2023 • 22 MIN
Have you ever doubted yourself? Questioned your abilities, your skills, if you were ‘good enough’? I would bet that you said YES! Want to know 3 areas that insecurities show up in your life? How about ways to overcome insecurity? If so, then this episode is for you!
Stepping in a 10x Life with Renee Schulte
September 15, 2023 • 32 MIN
What does Stepping in it, 10x is Easier Than 2x and a Recovering Politician have in common? Renee Schulte! Renee is our special guest today! A self proclaimed 'Recovering Politician' is here to discuss her take-aways from the book, 10x is Easier Than 2x, and her new podcast, "Stepping in It" with Jason Haglund.
Self-Care is Not Selfish, It's Self-Love
September 13, 2023 • 17 MIN
Are you being selfish if you take care of yourself first? NO! When have you put the needs of others ahead of your own? What happens when you spend all day putting everyone else first? What do you do to show yourself that you love and care for you? What does your mind, body and spirit need to be at its best? Find out answers to these questions and more in this episode!
Love & Money with Trevor Covington
September 8, 2023 • 37 MIN
We are kicking off the first episode of an additional episode of Positive Solutions 4 Life podcast with an amazing interview with Trevor Covington, author of the Love & Money School Newsletter. Trevor shares his insights from Dr. Benjamin Hardy's class and book, 10x is Easier Than 2x, along with ideas he shares in his newsletters.
#1 Thing That is Holding You Back
September 6, 2023 • 23 MIN
What is the #1 thing that is holding you back from accomplishing your dreams and goals? Do you want to know what you need to stop doing and start doing to help you get where you want faster? If so, then this is for you!
Are You Giving It All You Got?
August 30, 2023 • 8 MIN
Are you really giving it all you got? Where in your life can you step up and give more effort than you are right now? Do you want to know how you can show up, give more and do more? If so, then this episode is for you!
Will it Make the Boat Go Faster?
August 23, 2023 • 11 MIN
Are you making choices that will help you "make your boat go faster" or achieve your goal faster? Do you want to know how you can achieve your goal faster? Listen to this episode to find out!
Resources--What do you need to achieve your goal?
August 16, 2023 • 22 MIN
This week Peggy reviews the R in "SMARTER2" Goal framework--Resources. What resources are needed to achieve your goal? Find out in today's episode.
Setting & Achieving Impossible Goals
August 9, 2023 • 15 MIN
Is your goal BIG enough? Are you stretching or challenging yourself when you set goals? Do you want to create not just SMART goals but set and achieve SMART(ER)2 goals? Listen to learn about this and how to make the impossible possible in this episode.
Discipline vs. Self-Discipline
August 2, 2023 • 21 MIN
When you think of the word, discipline, what comes to mind? What about self-discipline? Do you want to know the difference between discipline and self-discipline and how can self-discipline help you achieve your goal? If so, then this episode is for you!
The Reason People Lack Motivation
July 26, 2023 • 17 MIN
Why do so many people lack motivation? I hear it so many times. “I don’t have any motivation.” “I’m just not motivated.” What is behind this? Is this true? I don’t believe this is true at all. Find out why in today's episode.
Who is Peggy Meyer? Why a Podcast?
July 19, 2023 • 25 MIN
Bobbie "the awesome" Malatesta interviews Peggy Meyer on why she started her podcast, Positive Solutions 4 Life.
100% is Easier Than 98%
July 19, 2023 • 15 MIN
Do you think it is easier to commit to something 100% or 98%? There is a lot of evidence that 100% is easier than 98%. Do you want to learn how to eliminate procrastination, excuses and even indecision? If so, then this episode is for you!
Optimizing Your Health
July 19, 2023 • 20 MIN
Are you struggling to create momentum in your life? Do you often feel stuck? Have you lost direction and focus on what brings you the most joy and happiness? In this week's podcast, I will be discussing 3 areas of your life to focus on, to improve or optimize that will greatly influence all other aspects of your life, creating a positive ripple effect.
Are you filling your bigger bucket?
June 15, 2023 • 17 MIN
Are you filling your bigger bucket? You may have heard the concept of bucket filling, popularized by the book “How full is your bucket?” but have you thought about how you are filling your bucket? And do you have more than one bucket? Everything you do either fills your bucket or takes away from it. Thoughts, Feelings, Actions. They either fill up or take away from your bucket. Does one bucket affect another bucket? How do all the buckets relate to one another? How does the fullness or emptiness of one bucket affect the other buckets? Is there a bigger bucket? I believe there is! Listen to this episode to find out what the bigger bucket is and how you can fill it faster!