116 - Honest Conversations Around Sobriety | with Kate Bee


Kate Bee joins us today on the pod! Kate is a coach, and the founder of The Sober School, an online platform with the mission to help women stop drinking in order to create alcohol-free lives that they love. In our conversation today with Kate, we talk about different ways to make not drinking be manageable, changing habits around alcohol, and the program that she offers for women wanting to make the change to stop drinking alcohol.

We Chat About:

  • Kate’s experience that led her to creating The Sober School

  • Sober forever or sober-curious?

  • Rock bottom alcoholics

  • Cultural differences with alcohol + the pressure around drinking

  • The changes that Kate sees in her clients

  • How Kate runs her program

  • Advice around releasing the need for alcohol at special occasions

  • Replacement beverages

  • But what about the antioxidants in wine?!

  • Breaking traditions


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Ep. 115 - Get Out Of Debt + Reach Your Goals - with Amanda Sharratt

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On the pod today we are joined by Amanda Sharratt! Amanda is a financial coach and self-proclaimed spender, who is most known for knocking out over $140,000 of debt in less than 4 years! After reaching her own financial goals, Amanda knew that she had to share her tools with others, which is what inspired her to begin financial coaching and blogging. In this conversation, the three of of talk about how Amanda and her husband became debt-free, how you too can begin your journey to financial freedom, and SO much more.

We Chat About:

  • Who Amanda was prior to being debt-free

  • How Financial Peace University works

  • Balancing a good life with tackling debt

  • Big habits to shift when wanting to become debt-free

  • Getting down to the nitty-gritty debt details

  • The debt-free scream

  • How a coach can help you get to being debt-free

  • The “baby steps”

  • Credit cards: should we have them?

  • Renting vs. buying

  • Car leasing

  • Differing spending mindsets

  • The “should’s” around money + listening to yourself

  • Investing and saving

  • Communicating your goals to your family and friends


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Ep. 114 - Real Life Big Kid Problems - with Sarah Merrill

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We have Sarah Merrill on the pod today! Sarah is a comedian and the creator behind Big Kid Problems, a social media platform dedicated to not wanting to #adult. We don’t know about you, but we TOTALLY relate! Sarah never planned for her platform to grow as much as it has, and is a sought after social media expert because of it. She also uses her media presence as a way to connect and speak to a wider audience. This interview with Sarah is so great, not only because she’s hilarious, but because she’s a stand for women to share their voice, which we fully support.

We Chat About:

  • What Big Kid Problems is all about

  • Building a platform

  • Where she gets inspiration from

  • Exploring stand-up comedy + college majors

  • The OG big kid problems that Sarah had

  • Being on the Steve Harvey show + working with PR

  • Faking it until you make it

  • Adulting problems across all ages

  • Moving from New York to Los Angeles

  • The stereotyping around females in comedy

  • Launching her podcast


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Ep. 113 - Disconnecting to Connect - with Lauren Schwab


Our guest today, Lauren Schwab, has had some seriously intense moments throughout her life! Lauren is the creator of Unplugged Mornings, which focuses on unplugging from the outside world in order for you to truly connect with yourself. She also hosts incredible retreats, and is combining her passions for health, wellness, and helping others to make an impact in this world. If you are ready to sign up for Lauren’s retreat in March, be sure to mention Finding Your Shine at checkout for $600 off! We are SO excited for you to hear this episode!

We Chat About:

  • Figuring out her WHY

  • How Lauren and Nina met

  • The INSANE hoops that the Universe put Lauren through

  • Living in a cave for 60 days– NO BIG DEAL

  • Growing from her experience in a cave

  • Actually becoming unplugged

  • The Unplugged Retreat

  • How Lauren balances plugging in and unplugging


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Ep. 112 - The Two Of Us: Balancing Time, Work + Life - with Nina and Liz


We’re going solo on the pod today! The two of us are sharing all of the exciting things that are going on in our lives and coaching businesses, and even switch it up to ask one another interview questions. We love having guests on the show to learn from, but thought that it would be fun to change things up and have you learn a little more about us!

We Chat About:

  • The shifts that Liz has made in her business

  • The drive to help others

  • What has changed for Nina now that she isn’t teaching

  • Balancing time

  • Nina’s niche clients

  • Who Liz has been attracting as clients

  • How we view others and base our worth on what we see

  • What Nina has learned that has blown her away

  • Our programs and how to work with us


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Ep. 111 - Using Movement to Move Forward In Life - with Erin Stutland


We are really excited for today’s episode because Erin Stutland is joining us! Erin is a renowned author and a mind-body wellness expert. She is the host and life-style coach of Z Living’s cable series, Altar’d, and was nominated for a Real Screen award. Erin has been featured in TONS of popular media outlets for her workouts, which are made to help create a long, lean body as you rebuild and recover a deeper emotional and spiritual connection with self. We loved this conversation because she shares about her amazing new book, and Erin is full of inspiring movement ideas, and beautiful mantras!

We Chat About:

  • Where Erin found her love for movement

  • How to know what movement styles to use

  • Different mantras to use in your practice

  • The negative stories that hold us back

  • How much a community can build your confidence

  • Erin’s favorite movement

  • How much we despise burpees

  • Making changes in your movement patterns during pregnancy

  • The relationship between food and movement


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Ep. 110 - Necessary To Be Well - with Lisa Hayim


Today on the pod we have registered dietitian, Lisa Hayim! On Instagram, Lisa can be found speaking the truth and offering amazing advice on nutrition, life, and much more– and having SO much fun doing it! Lisa also runs The Well Necessities, which is her nutrition practice and online presence best known for being the place to go for simplified science supported accurate health and nutrition information– and super simple recipes! Lisa’s fresh approach to nutrition and healthy lifestyle is empowering to anyone that comes across her work, clients and IG followers alike. In today’s conversation, the three of us talk about food freedom, social media presence, and living a totally authentic life.

We Chat About:

  • Why vulnerability is so important to Lisa

  • Being herself on Instagram + why that matters

  • Her journey with food freedom

  • Conversations around weight loss that trigger

  • Releasing the need to be in control


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Ep. 109 - Creating Healthier, Happier Relationships with Veronica Grant

Love and Life Coach, Veronica Grant, is joining us today on the pod to talk about– you guessed it: relationships! This episode is great for those of you in the dating world, and those of you looking to better the relationship that you’re in. Veronica is also a fellow podcaster and is the voice behind Love Life Connection. Through her coaching and podcast, Veronica is helping smart, successful women feel good about their love life!

We Chat About:

  • How Veronica got started in love + life coaching

  • Inner child work

  • Missing out on the Tinder generation

  • How to tell if a relationship will last

  • The self-blame game + how to take a different look at it

  • Common stories Veronica hears

  • Veronica’s own relationship story

  • Tools for where to even begin your own relationship healing journey

  • Taking me-time + breaks from dating

  • Veronica’s crazy hitchhiking story


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Ep. 108 - The Moxie Maven: Dropping Your Blocks + Releasing Control - with Alexia Vernon


Today we are so excited to welcome Alexia Vernon to the show! Alexia is a sought-after speaker, coach, consultant and media contributor. She is also an author, the creator and leader of multiple speaker training programs, has delivered transformational keynotes and trainings to top companies, and has been featured on many top media outlets. Today, the three of us talk about anxiety around finding your voice, Alexia’s journey through shifting her life and mindset, and how to step into your best self.

We Chat About:

  • Alexia stepping into the role of a speaker

  • Why women struggle with getting their voice out

  • The focus on meditation with anxiety

  • Talking back to your 3 inner voices

  • Hitting rock bottom and shifting her life

  • Women’s relationship to control

  • Stepping into YOUR moxie


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Ep. 107 - Being In Flow, Enneagrams, and Intuition - with Women in Dharma


Today we are so excited to introduce you to Krista and Blair of Women in Dharma! These are just 2 of the ladies of the 5 person team running Women in Dharma, a Canadian based wellness company with the mission to show women that they can have it ALL! In this episode, we chat about how Women in Dharma was created, what the Enneagram test is, how Women in Dharma operates as a cooperative based company, and so much more.

We Chat About:

  • What dharma is and why Women in Dharma was created

  • Functioning as a co-op

  • Being a goddess

  • Honoring one another within business

  • Being in flow

  • How Blair found Women in Dharma

  • Enneagram test + we find out our type!

  • Using a weakness as an opportunity for growth

  • What Women in Dharma offers

  • The future of Women in Dharma


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Ep. 106 - Deeply Nourished: Women’s Health, Hormones, and Being Your Own Advocate - with Ellie Thomas


Today on the pod we have Ellie Thomas, women’s wellness and hormone balance coach! Ellie is the voice behind the Well Women Radio podcast, and the creator of the blog, Deeply Nourished For Life. Listen in to hear all about women’s health, hormone balancing, parasites, and how to decide if birth control is right for you.

We Chat About:

  • What Ellie is all about

  • Hormonal imbalances + where they come from

  • Ellie’s personal connection to health + hormonal wellness

  • Being an advocate for yourself

  • Wellness foundations

  • Hormonal health for men

  • When to search for more help + guidance

  • Parasites. Are they common?!

  • Deciding if birth control is right for you


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Ep. 105 - Empowered Voice Workshop


Happy New Year! Today on the pod we are doing a solo episode to share all about our Empowered Voice workshop coming up on September 21st of THIS YEAR. This is the BIGGEST thing we’ve ever done, and we can’t wait to share the experience with you all!

We Chat About:

  • Who Empowered Voice is for

  • What to expect

  • Speaker announcement

  • What you’ll get from the day


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Ep. 104 - Finding Your Happy Place: Reiki + Energy Work with Megan Trapp

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Today on the pod we have Megan Trapp of Happy Place Reiki join us! Megan is a Reiki Master here in Columbus that has been practicing Reiki for a few years now, and is also a good friend of ours! Megan shares all about her journey into energy work, just what Reiki is, tips on how to cut energetic cords in your life, and SO much more. Plus, we chat about some upcoming events that Megan is hosting and being a part of!

We Chat About:

  • Megan’s first Reiki experience

  • Are we born with intuition?

  • Being a vessel

  • Energetic cord cutting

  • Balancing out time

  • What to expect in a reiki session

  • The chakras + what they’re associated with

  • Placebo or what?

  • Choosing and using affirmations


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Ep. 103 - Empowered Mind, Empowered Body with Nina Boyce


Surprise! We have a fun minisode for you today so that I can share something very exciting that I’ve been working on with all of you. My 6 week group coaching program, Empowered Mind, Empowered Body, is launching January 28th!  Today on the pod, I’m sharing just why I felt so called to create this program, what it’s all about, and how you can be a part of it.

We Chat About:

  • Empowered Mind, Empowered Body

  • My personal story

  • Why I wanted to create this program

  • What to expect


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Ep. 102 - Shifting Your Mindset In Wealth + Health with Mandyy Thomas


We are joined by financial coach and speaker, Mandyy Thomas, today! Mandyy helps women to end their money anxiety, and create more options in their life, because of improved finances. Sign us up! Mandyy also has a background in holistic health, and combines that in her coaching to help her clients with the anxiety aspect that personal finance can sometimes bring. Today we chat about ways to shift your scarcity mindset, feeling empowered in your finances, and creating good vibes around your health and financial goals.

We Chat About:

  • Combining holistic health + finance

  • The shame around money

  • Scarcity vs. abundance mindset

  • Journaling

  • Managing worry

  • How Mandyy works with her clients

  • Tracking food + tracking money

  • Transitioning from a 6-figure job

  • Nina’s elevator fear

  • Creating a good feeling around financial + health goals

  • Recommendations for entrepreneurs


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Ep. 101 - Get Stacified: Making Mindfulness A Priority with Stacy Kesten

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Today Stacy Kesten joins us on the pod! Stacy is a business coach through Integrated Leadership Systems, which is a leadership consulting firm based out of Columbus, and a professional speaker and consultant. Stacy also happens to be Liz’s business coach! Stacy has an incredible way of bringing mindfulness into her coaching practice, and she also offers a lot of insight when it comes to emotional intelligence and having conversations with coworkers. Stacy adds so much value to our lives in the conversation we have today, and we can’t wait to hear what you think!

We Chat About:

  • How much Stacy has helped Liz

  • Finding her way to mindfulness

  • Emotional intelligence and relationships

  • Liz’s drinking game idea

  • Navigating co-working relationships

  • Knowing when to leave a job or just change your mindset

  • How to start diving into a passion

  • Incorporating mindfulness anywhere

  • Creating safe spaces


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Ep. 100 - Episode Hundo: How Far We’ve Come + Where We’re Going


It’s our 100th episode today! Can you believe it? We can’t! Today we are looking back at the path that Finding Your Shine has gone on  – remember Wine & Shine? We are also reminiscing about just how much we’ve changed since beginning our podcast over two years ago! The two of us are so amazed by the changes since we started this journey, and are so excited for all that is to come.

We Chat About:

  • Our marketing changes

  • Nina’s transformations

  • Liz’s transformations

  • What we are seeing for our future

  • You are not your job

  • Liz’s love for learning

  • Travel + making moves


  • Nina’s new course


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Ep. 99 - Clean Beauty School: Understanding The Importance of Clean Products - with Seanna Cohen


Today we are talking with Seanna Cohen, skin care therapist and founder of Clean Beauty School, a website collective of high quality + dirty dozen-free skin products, as well as tips and advice. Seanna’s passion is to help people navigate the confusing world of skin care products in order to better care for their skin, and she does this through tried and true products she loves and stands behind. We’ve been talking about how we want to incorporate more healthy ways to take care of our skin, and this episode dives right into that!

We Chat About:

  • How Seanna got into holistic skin care

  • Hormonal shifts and skin care

  • Health care and skin care

  • Where to start as a skin care newbie

  • Over + under cleansing

  • Determining your skin type

  • Hydrating your skin

  • Seanna’s recommendations

  • Wearing less makeup

  • Under-eye circles + why we get them

  • Facial talk: should we get one?

  • Skin care + pregnancy

  • Embracing your tiger stripes

  • Why you should switch to natural deodorant (And a giveaway!)


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Ep. 98 - Striving For Balance + Showing Up For YOU - with Kelsey Patel


We are SO excited because today on the pod we are chatting with the amazing Kelsey Patel! Kelsey is a Reiki Master, entrepreneur, healer, yoga instructor, and EFT trained meditation teacher. Her intention is to help guide people to live a vibrant, more authentic + joy-filled filled life, which we can’t help but love! This conversation was incredible, and we can’t wait for you to hear it!

We Chat About:

  • How we heard about Kelsey

  • Exciting news announcement

  • Our GOOD fest experience

  • Imposter syndrome + ego

  • Finding balance

  • Phone addiction

  • What EFT is + flight anxiety

  • Mini reiki session

  • How to start exploring emotional release techniques

  • Showing up for yourself

Nina is offering private + group tarot card readings! This is a really amazing way to connect with your higher self + intuition, and change the game in your energy vibration. To book your very own reading with Nina, follow her on Instagram @nourishedwithnina , or via email nourishedwithnina@gmail.com for 10% off your group or private tarot session!


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Ep. 97 - Finding Wellness: Intuitive Eating, Energy Healing & Self Acceptance - with Jenn Lyons


Today on the pod we are talking to holistic health coach Jenn Lyons! We dive deep into the topic of intuitive eating, which is all about listening to your body and what feels right for you. On top of being a health coach, Jenn also has a degree in Psychology, and uses both to help her clients heal their relationship with food and ultimately find peace with their bodies. In our conversation we talk about balancing a 9-5 job alongside running a business, energy work (Jenn loves Reiki too!) and transforming beliefs.

We Chat About:

  • Who Jenn is   

  • Finding balance  

  • Our Reiki experiences  

  • How Jenn found holistic health

  • What the heck is “intuitive eating”?

  • How we can’t stand listening to our recorded voices

  • Control + anxiety

  • Food related meditations + mindfulness tips

  • Liz’s love of four course meal experiences

  • Using movement as a tool to feel better

We are LOVING our Further Food collagen! Further Food is an awesome woman-owned company with high-quality collagen. Collagen is super beneficial for gut health, as well as healthy hair, skin, and nails. We can’t get enough! Head on over to furtherfood.com and use the code SHINE15 to get 10% off your order!

Have you downloaded the app, Align Mindfulness, yet? It’s our fav new way to connect with ourselves throughout the day! We have our phones on us all of the time, and downloading this app has really helped us focus on the moment by sending out perfectly curated messages like, “What does the air smell like?” It also saves our answers to each message, which allows us to look back on our days and reflect. The app is totally free, so be sure to download it in your app store now!


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