PODCAST

Alchemy & Action (formerly Wellpreneur): Nature-based Personal Growth for High-Achieving Women

Amanda Cook, Author, Entrepreneur & Alchemist

What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you. Learn more at AmandaCook.me.


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Working with your creative cycles {261}
Working with your creative cycles {261}Quitting Social Media {260}Letting go of business clutter {259}Have you outgrown your business? {258}Mindful Holidays {257}Slowing Down & High Achievers {256}
When you hear the idea of slowing down, do you feel like "I wish I could do that" or "that's a nice idea but really not for me"? Today we're talking about slowing down - living and working at a slower pace. I personally discovered that by slowing down my own work gained more depth and richness, in spite of the fact that the "old me" from 10-20 years ago would never even think about pacing down as something positive and productive. I want to talk today about high achievers as I consider myself of being one and is it really possible for us to slow down. What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meCopyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
01-11-2021
22 mins
Impatience {e255}Success and Worthiness {e254}Rituals vs. Routines {253}
We know that routines and habits are really effective - but they sound really dry and practical. They work, but they're certainly not inspiring. What if we reframe some of our daily actions as rituals? A ritual is an action we do repeatedly - but it's infused with meaning (and a bit of magic!) In this episode we'll look at some of the ways you might choose to switch some of your routines to rituals, and how that could bring more mindfulness, meaning and presence to your everyday.What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meThis episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Copyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
11-10-2021
10 mins
Cycles and Seasons in Life and Work {252}
What if we could accept that we didn't have to perform at peak everyday? What if we could align with the natural seasons and cycles in the world and our life, to make everything feel more easy and flowing? In this episode, we look at the natural cycles and seasons that affect our life and work. The seasons of the year, the wheel of the year, the moon cycle, menstrual cycle, and also life seasons and phases, such as maiden, mother, crone. Discover what seasons and cycles are in your life right now and what that might mean for you.What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meThis episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Copyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
04-10-2021
12 mins
The Energy of Autumn {251}
Each season has it's own natural energies. I've found that if I align with the energy happening that season, life and work feel easier. So this week let's dig into the energies of autumn. We'll look at the four main energies of the season and what they mean for your life and work. If you'd like to go deeper into connecting with autumn, nature around you and living in sync with the seasons, check out our membership: The Seasonal Journey. Learn more at amandacook.me/tsjWhat if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meThis episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Copyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
27-09-2021
11 mins
The Wheel of the Year {250}
Connecting with the natural seasonal cycle where you live is the fundamental practice in my work. In this episode, you'll learn about the Wheel of the Year and begin noticing how the season shows up in your place. We'll explore how living in tune with the natural cycles is something already part of you as a human - it's not so much learning as remembering. Connect to this ancient way of knowing and noticing, something that our ancestors would have done as a regular part of life but we've just forgotten. Use this simple practice to become more mindful, present and connected with nature.What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meThis episode originally aired on Alchemy & Action.Copyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
20-09-2021
21 mins
START HERE: what this podcast is about (and welcome back!) {249}
The Wellpreneur Podcast is back with a new season, a new name (Alchemy & Action), and a new focus: nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women.In this special relaunch episode, your host Amanda Cook shares the changes happening to the podcast, and why this new season is so important. She also digs into our new focus: personal growth to help you become your true self. Based on nature, and infused with magic (we'll infuse mindfulness, living & working in sync with the seasons, plants, herbal medicine, and more.). For high-achieving women (which is a growth mindset, naturally wanting to do more, change and evolve - as we'll see this is a blessing and a burden!) Tune in to discover what's in store for this season of the podcast!What if there was a different way to live and work? Hard work, hustle, thinking and planning created a lot of success for you along the way - but now you’re feeling called for something more. A way to live and work that is nourishing, grounded, meaningful and in line with your deepest, truest self. This podcast explores nature-based personal growth for high-achieving women. Join author, entrepreneur and alchemist Amanda Cook as we explore topics like mindfulness, seasons and natural cycles, plants, ancestors, herbal medicine, slow living, nature connection, mindset, limiting beliefs, conscious lifestyle design and more. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, leaving corporate, reinventing yourself at midlife or at a turning point - you’ll discover the practices, mindset, rituals, remedies and inspiration to create a life and work that fits you.Learn more at AmandaCook.meThis episode originally aired on The Wellpreneur Podcast.Copyright 2012-2021 Wellpreneur Ltd. All Rights Reserved.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
13-09-2021
15 mins
From Amanda: My Winding Business Journey, an Update May 2021 {248}Should I Start a Facebook Group for my Wellness Business? {247}Managing Imposter Syndrome when starting a wellness business {246}Want to work with Moms on Self-Care? {245}Being Your Authentic Self in Your Business with Samantha Kellgren {244}Making Instagram Work for your Wellness Business - Sue B Zimmerman {243}Marketing your Wellness Business WITHOUT Social Media - Camille Freeman {e242}

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