Inspiring Interviews

How to Use Your Passion To Build A Thriving Business – – Personal Development Article

Is it possible to change culture… with a business? Abso-friggin-lutely. Meet Katie Sturino. She wants you to love your body — and she’s not shy about it. In fact, Katie has been fighting for body positivity and size inclusivity for years, and she’s using smart marketing and brilliant copywriting to make it happen. Case in point? Her company, Megababe Beauty, sells nontoxic products in a way that makes thigh chafe, boob sweat, and butt pimples normal and fun to talk about. …

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Optimize Your Day w/ Robin Sharma’s 5am Morning Routine – Self Improvement Article

Keep getting sidetracked from what’s most important to you? Tired of getting sucked into distraction after distraction? Robin Sharma’s morning routine may be just what you need. Long before COVID-19, Robin joined me on the set of MarieTV to talk about his delightful book, The 5 AM Club: Own Your Morning. Elevate Your Life. It’s about a 3-step morning ritual that Robin created after working with leaders and high performers from around the world to create astonishing results.  While this…

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Nick Ortner’s 3-Minute Tapping Technique for Lowering Stress – Personal Development Article

If you’re feeling a sense of panic due to this unprecedented time, today’s MarieTV is for you.  My dear friend, Nick Ortner, is here to guide us through a 3-minute EFT tapping session to lower stressful, anxious thoughts.  The Emotional Freedom Technique, commonly known as tapping, is a natural healing modality that calms the fight or flight center of your brain. It’s a mixture of breathwork, meditation, and affirmations — all while tapping your fingertips on the meridian points of…

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How Gretchen Rubin Became The Expert On Happiness – Self Improvement Article

It’s no secret we’re living in strange times. Since publishing the coronavirus support guide last week, I’ve heard from many of you and, let me just say, I could not be more proud of and grateful for this community. These are stressful times and my heart is with you. Honestly, we went back and forth on whether we should share today’s interview as it was recorded months ago — long before the pandemic hit the news. But we decided to…

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How Glennon Doyle Reclaimed Her Untamed Heart – Personal Development Article

Be honest. Are you a person living true to your heart *or* have you become a smaller, tamer, more timid version of yourself because of societal expectations? Glennon Doyle has some feelings about this. You see, Glennon met and fell in love with her now-wife, Abby Wambach, at a speaking event. And that was the first time she realized she could love someone outside of the narrow lane of humans she was trained to love.  Then, she had a choice…

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4 Simple Questions That Will Reverse Any Negative Thought w/ Byron Katie – – Self Improvement Article

Stuck in a dark, negative place? You’re just four questions away from freedom (yes, really). These revolutionary questions come from Bryon Katie, a woman whose work has made such a tremendous impact on my life and today’s guest on The Marie Forleo Podcast. I was so honored to get the chance to speak with her about The Work, a simple but profound process of self-inquiry that can help you deal with stressful, painful thoughts.  As she says, “It’s not the…

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How to Put Aside Politics & Help People w/ Kristof & WuDunn – Self Improvement Article

Ever feel helpless about our collective problems? With everything going on in our world today, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and powerless. In fact, over the holidays I read a book that — at first — made me mad as hell. I was on an airplane and had to practice being a responsible adult and not throw the damn thing against the wall. Those first 120 pages unleashed a fiery mix of devastation, outrage, and bewilderment. (Picture me SMH and…

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Chase Jarvis Exposes The Myth Of The Creative Calling – Self Improvement Article

Have you ever shut down your creative ideas with: “That doesn’t sound practical.” “It can’t possibly make money, so why even try?” “OMG — people will think I’m ridiculous!” My hand is raised.  As kids we don’t say these things, but as adults we start believing that creativity is reserved for a select group of “artists.” Or that it’s only valuable if it makes a certain amount of money.  Chase Jarvis’s fantastic new book, Creative Calling, debunks these myths.  You can’t stand…

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How to ‘Do Less’ & Get Better Results with Kate Northrup – Self Improvement Article

Do you work your buns off every day and yet… still feel like you’re never doing enough? Today’s guest will change everything you once believed about productivity, your worth, and the value of 40-hour-plus work weeks. In Kate Northrup’s new book, Do Less, she makes a science-backed argument for a slower paced, more meaningful life — without sacrificing your ambition or results. Kate is an entrepreneur. After becoming a mom for the second time and managing a series of health…

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Sheri Salata On Producing Her Own Story – Self Improvement Article

Do you love the story you’ve created for yourself? Or are you following someone else’s script? Today’s incredible guest knows a thing or two about crafting the perfect story. For twenty years, Sheri Salata was the Executive Producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show and Co-President of Harpo Studios and the Oprah Winfrey Network. She’s a master storyteller. But after years of success — at her dream job no less — Sheri realized there was one story she didn’t like: her…

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The Novel Elizabeth Gilbert Wrote After Heartbreak – Self Improvement Article

What does it take to move through soul-shattering grief? Can your creativity expand and flourish not in spite of but because of your most painful experiences? Elizabeth Gilbert’s answer is a resounding YES. She wrote her brilliant new novel, City of Girls, while caring for the love of her life, Rayya, who passed from pancreatic and liver cancer in early January 2018. “What am I going to do now?” Liz asked herself. “How am I going to create safety and…

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Never Enough Money? David Bach Says, “Find Your Latte Factor” – Self Improvement Article

If shame and stress bubble up anytime you think about your finances, you’re not alone. Most Americans live paycheck to paycheck and have less than $1,000 in their savings account, according to Bankrate’s January Financial Security Index survey. But David Bach, today’s MarieTV guest and brilliant money expert, says that most of us don’t have an income problem, we have a spending problem. Imagine achieving financial freedom. Guess what — it’s likely within your reach if you put three simple…

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Why Overcoming Resistance Beats Talent – Self Improvement Article

Feel like it’s taking forever to get to where you want to be in your life and business? Worry that all your hard work is for nothing? Maybe you’re beginning to wonder if you really have what it takes. Today I’m talking with the incomparable Steven Pressfield. He’s the genius behind these cult classics on creativity: The War of Art, Turning Pro, Do the Work, Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t, and most recently, The Artist’s Journey. With a writing…

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