Be Freaking Awesome Podcast

Be Freaking Awesome Podcast

Living a freaking awesome life is achievable for everyone. Angela Belford and her daughter, Sami Kinnison, join together to provide practical applications to level up your success, business, and life, in a freaking awesome way.

EP73 Juggling Parenthood, Self-Care, and a Thriving Career with Jessica Formicola

JUNE 13, 2023 | EPISODE 73

Have you ever dreamed of turning your passion into a full-time career? Our inspiring guest, Jessica Formicola, did just that! From a psychotherapist to a successful chef, recipe developer, and writer, Jessica’s journey shows us that it’s possible to follow your heart and find balance in work and family life.

As a stay-at-home mom, Jessica candidly shares the struggles and triumphs of navigating self-care, her children’s well-being, and her ever-growing business. She discovered that quality time outweighed quantity, leading to a more fulfilling life. Join us as Jessica, Angela, and Sami discuss the challenges of balancing work and stay-at-home parenting, seeking the right support system, and finding like-minded individuals to create a supportive community.

In this empowering conversation, we delve into the importance of emotional well-being, teaching our children resilience, and making well-informed decisions for our families amidst public scrutiny. Jessica’s story is a testament to the power of prioritizing personal happiness and embracing opportunities that come our way. Get ready to be inspired, and learn how you too can be freaking awesome in your own life!

Talked about in the episode:
A Little Spot: My First Emotions by Diane Alber

More About Jessica Formicola:
Jessica left her job as a psychotherapist to pursue her passions: family, food, and travel. She lives with her wonderful husband and daughter, whom they lovingly call our Chicken, and son, Thomas, also known as Tata. She is an author, chef, and teacher. Find more from Jessica at savoryexperiments.com. Thanks to Expert Bookers for connecting us.

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EP99 What to Do When You Fall Off The Wagon

EP99 What to Do When You Fall Off The Wagon

Have you ever caught yourself slipping back into old habits after a period of progress and self-improvement? It happens to the best of us, and that’s why Angela Belford and Sami Kinnison spend some time unpacking the rhythm of personal growth, particularly when faced with the test of holiday family gatherings. Expect a candid discussion about navigating these moments with a blend of vulnerability and compassion, as we shed light on why it’s essential to respond to our own imperfections with the same grace we’d offer a friend in need.

EP97 Reframing Success with Dimple Dhabalia

EP97 Reframing Success with Dimple Dhabalia

Have you ever wondered about the challenging world of humanitarian work and the intricacies it presents? This episode brings you the remarkable insights of Dimple Dabalia, founder of Roots in the Clouds. With a 20-year-long journey in the government and hands-on experience working with asylum-seekers and refugees, Dimple opens up about the harsh reality of vicarious trauma that humanitarians encounter. We dissect the need to redefine success in such taxing fields, referencing her new book coming out in February 2024, “Tell Me My Story,” which promotes the idea of humanitarians caring for their own wellbeing first.