Podcast Episodes

Design Yourself 98: How to Make the Leap

Designing yourself is really about stepping into the life that you really want. But sometimes even though we have figured out what we really want and even how to make it make it happen, we are stuck. Worrying about what others will think, overwhelm about how we can make ends meet, the whirlwind of change …

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Design Yourself 97: Moving On

Goodbyes can be really hard. Sometimes because the situation is so emotionally fraught – a job you feel trapped in; a toxic relationship; a commitment that has you moving toward burn out. Sometimes because the situation is really wonderful – you are in love but have a plane to catch; your partner’s fantastic new promotion …

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Design Yourself 96: Trust and a Mid-Year Update

Drum roll please. The Design Myself theme for July is….Trust. We are officially over half way through 2018 (!) and in this week’s episode Sharon reflects on what she has noticed and learned through her month-by-month commitment to a particular theme. Hear how April’s theme of Magic catapulted her onto a new life path and …

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Design Yourself 95: Design Your Own Retreat

It’s officially summertime, which means sunshine, pool parties and no excuses on taking time for yourself! That’s why this week, Sharon is giving you a lo-fi and high-impact way to create a space for yourself to bring inspiration, purpose and reflection together. Learn about why Sharon still loves the term retreat (when others worry it …

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Design Yourself 94: Choiceful

One of the things that can get in the way of leading from a place of power and intention is really feeling like we have a choice in the matter. To be choiceful is to lead from a place of power and personal accountability. It’s about seeing that you are stuck – whether in a …

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Design Yourself 93: Truth and a Personal Update

The Philovsky Family is following a dream and moving to the Hudson Valley (NY)! Hear from Sharon about what is inspiring this move to Ulster County, how this move ties into the vision she and her husband dreamed up years ago and what new work opportunities this opens up. (Psst – you can come stay …

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Design Yourself 92: How to Say What You Want

It’s one thing to see what you want, but it’s quite another thing to be able to communicate that vision to others. When we know how to say what we want, others can help support us on that path and we can more clearly direct ourselves to the future we desire. This weeks episode looks …

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Design Yourself Encore: Ask For Help

Today Sharon explores the topic of asking for help. You will learn about why flexing this skill is a critical component of successful leadership and sane living, what holds us back from asking for help, and why we’ve got to push forth and ask anyway. Finally, Sharon offers 5 Rules of the Road for how to get …

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Design Yourself 91: Vision

Vision, if we’re lucky, is what propels us forward. We set our sights on what we want and then choose to move in that direction. It’s rare that our visionary paths are linear but the sightline helps keep our actions aligned with our values, our choice. This month’s “Design Myself” theme is vision. You will …

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