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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

  • BIG ANNOUNCEMENT

  • Nina’s new course


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

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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

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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

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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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Ep. 96 - Money Mindset + Female Financial Empowerment - with Amy Schultz

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Amy Schultz joins us today on the pod! Amy is a personal financial coach with a calling to empower women to take control over their finances and gain the independence they desire. Let’s be real, we all have questions and uncertainties surrounding money, and this conversation is super helpful and encouraging with topics like saving, retirement, and planning for kids. This episode is sure to be one you play on repeat, and we can’t wait for you to feel financially empowered!   


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 15% 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!


We Chat About:

  • Amy’s background in money management

  • Leaving her job to start her own business

  • Being a shopaholic

  • Money blocks + scarcity mindset

  • What Amy notices most with her clients

  • Bringing up money in conversations

  • Feeling isolated in money struggles

  • Savings and debt

  • Goals around money

  • Food expenses and keeping them in check. PLUS our take on food subscriptions!

  • Buying vs. renting

  • Children and financially preparing for them


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Ep. 95 - Fun And Fashionable - with Candace Read

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Today we are getting our fashion on with Columbus blogger and fashion influencer, Candace Read. Candace is so amazing, and she made us both want to shop, and figure out just what our personal style is! We talked a lot about Candace’s inspiring story, as well as the good and not-so-good publicity that the world of fashion receives. Candace offers such great tips and tricks to figure out just what works for you when it comes to fashion and style!


We Chat About:

  • Candace’s story + how she got into fashion

  • Fun Columbus fact - It’s considered a fashion capital!

  • Branding herself as a Columbus blogger before moving to Columbus

  • How Candace established herself as an influencer

  • Different styles

  • Helping Nina determine her style

  • Different body shapes

  • Candace’s background in pagents

  • Imprinting while shopping

  • Quality vs. quantity in your wardrobe

  • Fall fashion trends

  • Capsule wardrobes: what they are + do they work


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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 15% 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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Ep. 94 - Healing Crystals + High Vibes - with Energy Muse

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Today we are talking all things spiritual, high vibe, and WOO. Energy Muse, a company all about promoting conscious living through the use of crystals, chats with us on the pod. The founders, Timmi and Heather, join us to share all about how they got into the spiritual world, why they find crystal energy so important, and how they came to be known as Energy Muse. This episode is SURE to get you feeling high vibe and lit UP, and may even inspire you to go out and find a crystal just for you!


Further Food is a wonderful collagen supplement company that we have grown to really love over the past several months. We add collagen to just about everything - tea, baked goods, even oatmeal! Collagen is important for hair, skin, and nails, as well being a great source of protein. It’s important to us that our collagen is sustainably sourced + high quality, and that’s just what Further Foods produces! (It’s also a woman owned company - holla!) Check out their full line of collagen peptides at furtherfood.com and use the code FINDINGYOURSHINE for 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!


We have been really loving this all-natural matcha mask from our friends over at Teami! Anytime we start to feel like a breakout is coming, we take a few minutes to apply the face mask and let it do its thing! Honestly, it feels like a little tingle massage for your face. Plus, we love that Teami makes quality products, with natural ingredients, which we LOVE. Head on over to teamiblends.com and use our code SHINE15 for 15% off your order!


We Chat About:

  • Timmi and Heather’s friendship + how they got into crystals

  • Nina’s dog and his connection to energy

  • How to cleanse your space

  • Why crystals make us feel differently

  • The history of crystals

  • The Divine Feminine

  • How to pick a crystal for you

  • Can you have too many crystals?

  • Ways to absorb the crystal energy + how crystals can help you

  • Balancing chakras with crystals

  • Liz’s obsession with fool's gold

  • All about their book, Crystal Muse


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Ep. 93 - A Stranger Abroad: Solo Traveling - with Adrien Behn

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Today, storyteller and fellow podcaster, Adrien Behn, joins us on the pod! It was so cool to chat with Adrien about all things solo travel, the over-working culture, self-care, and more. If you haven’t already checked out her podcast, Strangers Abroad, we highly recommend it! We met Adrien after a podcasting event, at a karaoke bar! Adrien is pretty amazing. Her podcast is full of conversations with people she met while backpacking from Mexico to Peru. Adrien has so many amazing stories as a solo female traveler, we just know this episode will inspire you to plan a trip yourself!

Further Food is a wonderful collagen supplement company that we have grown to really love over the past several months. We add collagen to just about everything - tea, baked goods, even oatmeal! Collagen is important for hair, skin, and nails, as well being a great source of protein. It’s important to us that our collagen is sustainably sourced + high quality, and that’s just what Further Foods produces! (It’s also a woman owned company - holla!) Check out their full line of collagen peptides at furtherfood.com and use the code FINDINGYOURSHINE for 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!

We have been really loving this all-natural matcha mask from our friends over at Teami! Anytime we start to feel like a breakout is coming, we take a few minutes to apply the face mask and let it do its thing! Honestly, it feels like a little tingle massage for your face. Plus, we love that Teami makes quality products, with natural ingredients, which we LOVE. Head on over to teamiblends.com and use our code SHINE15 for 15% off your order!


We Chat About:

  • Being overly work-focused

  • How travel adds so much to your life

  • What sparked Adrien’s podcast

  • What Adrien learned from solo travel

  • How she knows what travelers to connect with

  • Space travel - Adrien is READY!

  • Travel alone as a female

  • How the news creates fear around travel

  • The top words to learn in other languages

  • Budgeting for travel


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Ep. 92 - Language Love With The Linguistic Yogi - with Ely Bakouche

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Today on the pod, we are joined by Ely Bakouche, a yoga teacher, writer, and student of the Universe. Ely was one of the first people to reach out to our podcast, and we couldn’t be more honored to now call her a good friend!

Ely Bakouche is such an amazing woman! She is super connected to language, specifically words, and has made it her mission to help people see + understand that they have the power to change the words they use everyday. Ely also uses her yoga practice as a tool to promote the power of positive mindset, and teaches others to do the same.

Further Food is a wonderful collagen supplement company that we have grown to really love over the past several months. We add collagen to just about everything - tea, baked goods, even oatmeal! Collagen is important for hair, skin, and nails, as well being a great source of protein. It’s important to us that our collagen is sustainably sourced + high quality, and that’s just what Further Foods produces! (It’s also a woman owned company - holla!) Check out their full line of collagen peptides at furtherfood.com and use the code FINDINGYOURSHINE for 10% off your order!


We Chat About:

  • Traveling + living all over Europe, and now the U.S.

  • Differences between the U.S. and Europe

  • Ely’s health changes since moving to the states

  • What learning languages has taught Ely

  • Ely’s tips on starting to learn a language + immersing yourself in a new culture

  • Feeling at home in new places

  • Why Ely started a yoga practice

  • How we place so much meaning into words

  • Nina putting peanut butter on EVERYTHING

  • Combining yoga + words

  • Debunking positive affirmations

  • Our favorite yoga poses!

  • How to be more involved with Ely

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Ep. 91 - The New Forever Promise In Athleisure - with Meghan Terwilliger

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Today we are really excited to have Meghan Terwilliger, creator of the athleisure company Mello, on the podcast! Meghan is local to the Columbus area and on top of running her own company, she also works as an ecommerce contractor + is a new mom. Basically, she’s amazing!


We just love how much Meghan is involved in her ‘side hustle’ and we know that this brand is going to go so far! In this episode we talk about what it’s like to start a business in a saturated market, feeling empowered, and the excitement of growing a business from the ground up. We also talk all about Mello, from how it was created, to the sizing structure, and the forever promise they have!


It couldn’t be more perfect than to have Mello sponsor today’s episode! Mello leggings aren’t only adorable and SO soft + comfortable, but they come with an incredible promise; they’re forever. You heard us right, they are FOREVER! No matter what happens to your leggings, you can return them for a brand new pair. How amazing is that?! Mello also has cute + supportive sports bras that we just love. Head on over to wearmello.com and use the code: SHINE10 for 10% off your purchase!


Further Food is a wonderful collagen supplement company that we have grown to really love over the past several months. We add collagen to just about everything - tea, baked goods, even oatmeal! Collagen is important for hair, skin, and nails, as well being a great source of protein. It’s important to us that our collagen is sustainably sourced + high quality, and that’s just what Further Foods produces! (It’s also a woman owned company - holla!) Check out their full line of collagen peptides at furtherfood.com and use the code FINDINGYOURSHINE for 10% off your order!


We Chat About:

  • Balancing multiple businesses + passion projects

  • How Mello came to be + the forever promise

  • Burnout + taking time for yourself

  • Feeling empowered and lifted up from the community  

  • Dealing with competition + saturation in the market

  • What’s in store for the future of Mello

  • Mello’s “real women” sizes


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Ep. 90 - The Creative Ripple Effect - with Alexia Montgomery

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Social media specialist and all around phenomenal person, Alexia Montgomery, joins us today on the pod to talk about creativity and where to begin/grow as a creative. Alexia’s story is rooted in fashion, photography, social media, and well, really anything creative!

We met Alexia in our fashion model days (shoutout to Happy Go Lucky!) because she runs the boutique’s social media. Alexia is so full of helpful tips for social media + creativity, and has a lot to say about fashion and trends. This convo was SO much fun + is great for those trying to figure out and expand upon their own creativity!


We Chat About:

  • Meeting at Happy Go Lucky  

  • Bringing creativity to business accounts

  • What it’s like working for a boutique  

  • How much Liz loves The Devil Wears Prada

  • Going to a performing arts school

  • Switching up college majors from fashion to neuroscience

  • The shift in traditional education

  • Dabbling in creativity + reframing your mindset

  • Moving + connecting to the creative scene in Columbus

  • Finding friends + relationships via social media

  • Being a creative and not knowing where to start or what to pick

  • Childhood wonder + critiques that stay with us into adulthood


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