Episode 75: Brett Dupree – Lessons Learned After 75 Podcasts And Celebration!

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about the lessons he learned from doing the Joyous Expansion Podcast for just over two years. What he would do differently if he were to do it over again, the things he regrets, the lessons he has learned, and is celebrating his accomplishment of episode 75.

It has been a fun ride doing 75 episodes of the Joyous Expansion Podcast. I learned a lot about how to interview people, how to do a podcast, and who I am as a person. The more I put myself out there and try new things, the more I learn about myself and the more I grow.

This podcast has been a wonderful learning experience.

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Episode #74: Samantha Ruberto – Attain Clarity, Alignment, And Confidence To Live Your Best Life

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about how people like to cover up the parts of themselves they do not like and says it is like painting over the mold when you do not recognize that negative thing is a part of you. Then he has a wonderful interview with Mindset Coach Samantha Ruberto.

Samantha Ruberto is a Podcaster, Mindset Coach & Travel Junkie! She helps women who know they’re meant for more, but aren’t sure of the steps to take, overcome their blocks and attain the clarity, alignment, and confidence needed to create the life they truly deserve! Her story started after she realized she had checked all of societies ‘boxes’ yet something deep inside was missing. That inspired her to grab a backpack and book a one-way ticket across the world, for the adventure of her life! Since then she’s traveled the world and been to over 50 countries (a lot of them solo) and truly believes the world is an incredible place! Now, she hosts exotic retreats to Morocco (bringing a group of amazing people to Marrakech and the Sahara desert), inspires thousands of people with her podcast Hello BeYOUtiful and coaches those who are ready to level up into attaining the mindset required to build the life of their dreams.

If you loved this episode and you would like to hear more from Samantha, check out her website at www.SamanthaRuberto.com (Ruberto with a U) and definitely make sure to check out her weekly Podcast ‘Hello BeYOUtiful’. She drops new episodes every Thursday & its a super inspiring place. As mentioned, if you’re ready and looking to level up your life, don’t hesitate to reach out to her- Having the accountability of the right coach can make all the difference in your personal and professional growth. Finally, don’t forget to follow her out on Instagram: @HellobeYOUtifulPodcast for your daily dose of positivity…

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Episode 73: Chris Lemig – Self-Esteem Hypnotist, From Alcoholic To Tibetan Monk To Hypnotherapist

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about illusion and even confuses himself. Then he has a wonderful interview with Chris who talks about his addictions and changing his life.

Chris Lemig is an author, speaker, meditation teacher, and transpersonal hypnotherapist based in Seattle, WA.

 After struggling for many years with his personal demons of drug addiction and depression, he finally took his first steps on a genuine path of recovery.

 Since 2007, Chris has spent 3 years in India as an ordained Buddhist monk, where he studied Tibetan Buddhism, philosophy, and meditation. In 2013, he published his first book, The Narrow Way: A Memoir Of Coming Out, Getting Clean, And Finding Buddha. 

 Still, things have not been all Zen-rainbows and meditative bliss. Even with a strong program of recovery and spiritual practice, Chris experienced a short relapse of both addiction and mental health issues. Fortunately, with the help of many compassionate friends and healers, he was again able to find his way back to wellness.

 In 2017, he moved to the Seattle area where he started his private hypnosis practice,True Nature Hypnotherapy.

Chris offers private hypnotherapy services for a wide range of issues including addiction, anxiety, depression, trauma, and achieving your positive goals. 30 minute initial consultations and strategy sessions are always free and can be booked at his website at www.truenaturehypnotherapy.com

 You can find his book on Amazon or, better yet, order it from your local bookstore.

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Episode 72: Liz Ophoven – Holistic Mystic – Transformation Through Sacred Cacao

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about his current experience of being a person of color on June 3rd, 2020. Warning: He cries. Then he has a wonderful interview with Liz Ophoven about her spiritual journey into becoming a mystic and running Ceremonial Cacao ceremonies.

Liz Ophoven is a Ceremonialist, Cacao Maven, Healer, and Artist. Liz has been leading ceremonies with Cacao and Sound Journey for over 5 years, guiding people to their highest most authentic selves. She studied with 7 strong teachers for over 7 years in the fields of yoga, energy work, aura healing, and psychic training. Certified 200 hr yoga instructor, with a BFA in Fine Arts from Cornish College of Arts, a graduate of Psychic Awakenings Clairvoyance Awareness Program completed 3 additional years of energy school and spiritual journey work with UntamedYou and a Certified Cacao Practitioner with Keiths Cacao.

Liz is an avid creator, currently writing a cookbook with her family, designing a clothing line, recording medicine music for a sound journey, building ceramic worship guardians for her solo art show at CORE Gallery in Jan 2021, and launching a line of Sacred ceramic vessels to enjoy your cacao!

Liz lives in Seattle with her husband and 2 tweens, their dog, cat 2 guinea pigs, and frequent houseguests.

You can find Liz at Happyholisticmystics.com, Facebook at Sound & Ceremony and on Instagram @Earth2Liz

Earth and Aura Energy School, private Cacao, and Sound Journeywork along with monthly in-person and virtual sound ceremony work. Book your yoga, cacao, and sound ceremony retreat for 2021, message Liz for details.

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Episode 71: Nicki Snow – Creating A Healthy Life By Learning Your Erotic Language

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about what it takes to be joyful during these stressful times as well as how he is done with the vilification of fear. Then he has a wonderful interview with Nicki Snow. Nicki talks about her journey to becoming an Erotic Blueprint coach.

Over the last 30 years, Nicki has excelled in male-dominated industries, she has become an expert in all things human body, from anatomy and physiology to human sexuality.  She has helped men step into a more empowered relationship with their body and mind, helping them to achieve what they want in their life.

She was one of only 50 people in the world, and 1 of only 5 women that were hand-selected to be a Master Certified Muscle Activation Specialist.

Since that time, she has worked with some of the greatest experts in their fields like Jaiya, creator of the Erotic Blueprints and consultant for Tony Robbins’ Platinum clients; Joseph Kramer, creator of Sexological Bodywork; Joe Dispenza, neuroscientist and consciousness researcher; and Satyen Raja, Kung Fu Master and Founder of Accelerated Evolution.

She is the creator of the Authentic Masculinity 90-day program, where she helps men who are feeling guilty about their desires for sex and intimacy. She is also co-producer of the Men’s Voice Project- a curated and heartfelt storytelling event that exposes the untold paths that men walk through, helping people understand men in a way that counters what the culture propagates men to be. 

For those of you that are really committed to getting the love and sex life of your dreams, she wanted to do something special for you. So here’s the deal… normally, her 1:1 consulting time is over 400/hour. But since you’re here today, she wanted to do something special for you.

 This isn’t for everybody… this is specifically for those of you that have been struggling with suppressing your voice; you’re unsure how to communicate; you might have difficulties with erections, orgasm, and ejaculation; you are not feeling fully satisfied both emotionally and sexually, and you might not have anyone to talk to about this. And what you really want is Authentic Connection, Love, Intimacy, and Partnership!

 If this sounds like you, or a man you love, she would like to gift you a one on one Discovery Session completely complimentary… In this session, she’ll take a look at where you are now, what your specific goals are, and what may be stopping you from having what you ultimately want. 

Go to her website: www.thecockcure.com and fill out an application today! Make sure to mention that you heard about Nicki on the Joyous Expansion podcast. She can also be found on FB at Nicki Snow and on IG at nicki.theholisticsexcoach.

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Episode 70: Amanda Love – Fibromyalgia Real Solutions

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about his latest episode of The Church Of Awesome on how your Facebook Feed Is Your Vibration. Then he has a wonderful interview with Amanda Love who talks about her living with undiagnosed fibromyalgia, being diagnosed, and then how she helps others live with their diagnosis.


My guest today is Amanda Elise Love. Amanda is a registered holistic nutritionist who works with those with fibromyalgia. She wants you to know the meaning of the word holistic by talking about nutrition and supplements. To think of the word holistic is to realize that it means the integration of the mind, body, and spirit when addressing health issues. She has a long history of illness which culminated with the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia at the age of 20. She knows this syndrome because she has been there. She no longer suffers from the pain, fatigue, and headaches of this syndrome. Now she helps those with fibromyalgia do the same.

Check out the Fibro Fix at http://amandaeliselove.com/

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Episode 69: Erik Leslie – Turning Stress and Burnout Into Resilience And High Performance

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about how easy it is to succumb to hate, and how we should choose love with empathy. Then he has a wonderful interview with Erik Leslie about resilience and becoming a public speaker


When Erik was 20 years old he was in a car accident that changed his life. His girlfriend ended up dying in the accident and he suffered a head injury, where throughout the next 2 years, Erik developed Post Traumatic Stress and went through many dark times. Then he saw a “Time Magazine” article that claimed the best natural stress reliever was through mindfulness and mental training. This could allow him to influence his physiology and change his relationship with himself, others, and life. Erik ended up being able to shift his PTSD into Post Traumatic Growth. There is amazing power within each of us, and learning to cultivate the power of resilience can move many of us through obstacles and challenges we never thought we could

Go to Erik’s website and check out the resource page for some free get started tools at http://satimind.com
Also, you can find him on my FB Page called “The Path of The Resilient Mind”, where he does training and live videos every week

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Episode 68: Unicole Unicron – Changing The World Into A Unitopia Through Oneness

In this episode, Brett Dupree first talks about how he has grown to love doing the Joyous Expansion Podcast. How it went from a burden to a love.

Then he has a wonderful interview with Unicole Unicron who talks about what it is like growing up being bullied in school to going online and starting xir own cult. Xe was even featured on MTV.

Unicole Unicron is a pop star cult leader from space. Unicole started UNICULT to change the entire world into Unitopia! Please follow Uniole on popular social media websites. Unicole is literally happy that you specifically are here.

Find out more about Unicult at http://unicoleunicron.com/

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Episode 67: Jean Prominski – Organize Your Home To Make Your Life Sparkle

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about the NFL draft and how it reminded him to focus on the things he wants in life instead of the things he doesn’t. Which, of course, is COVID-19. Then he has a wonderful interview with Jean who discusses the benefit of changing your whole life while organizing your home.

She is a Certified Professional Organizer and an artist, and she is the author of Color To Declutter. She specializes in helping people with ADHD get organized and stay organized. She has a Masters of Fine Art from Rhode Island School of Design, a Level 4 (teacher trained) Reiki practitioner, Health Coaching Certifications through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and the Health Coach Institute, is a Certified Professional Organizer through the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals, and holds additional certificates through the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. She is the founder of Seattle Sparkle.
If you subscribe to the Joyous Expansion podcast, you can get a copy of Color to Declutter for 20% off. Use the code “Expand Joy” at the checkout. Go to https://www.etsy.com/shop/SeattleSparkleHome?coupon=EXPANDJOY

She is also offering a special on her virtual organizing sessions. Go to: https://seattlesparkle.com/home-organizing/

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Episode 66: Amanda Webster – Balancing Mind And Body To Achieve Happiness And Success

In this episode, Brett Dupree talks about his discovery of the fact that he probably has allergies. And that he never checked because I always thought of himself as a person without allergies.

Then he has a wonderful interview with Amanda Webster. Who talks about her attempted suicide and falling to rock bottom. How she was able to take her life to the next level by balancing her mind and body.

Amanda is a fitness model and certified wellness coach who overcame depression on her own terms after years of being guinea-pigged on anti-depressants, losing her parents and succumbing to addiction and self-harm led her to a ledge in a Canadian hotel room where she almost took her life. After a year and a half of self-discovery and making healthy changes in her life, she was decertified as having a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) by the professionals that told her it wasn’t possible. Now, she is passionate about helping others who struggle to find balance and live their most fulfilling lives.
 
If you have any other questions for Amanda, want to learn more about her story, or want to check out her coaching services (or her upcoming program), you can go to her website, www.amandawebsterhealth.com. You can download a free cheat sheet there that will tell you the top ten nutrient deficiencies that affect mental health and the best sources for each of them. She is also on Instagram @amandawebsterhealth. 

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