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Style Your Mind Podcast

Named by Forbes as one of the "top women-led podcasts to download now", Style Your Mind is for success-driven women who are ready to choose themselves, burn the rule book, and blaze their own trail in life and in business. For women who know they are meant for more, and have waited far too long for someone to give them the permission they thought they needed. In each episode, bestselling personal development author and Certified Master Life Coach Cara Alwill will give you actionable tools and strategies to build your self-confidence, overcome your fears, and start taking steps toward creating a life you're inspired by and proud of. If you're ready to change the world, be inspired, and meet other incredible women who are on the same mission, you're in the right place.
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Jan 24, 2021

Click here to get exclusive access to Jamie's Fast Track coaching program (that I'll be speaking at!) where you'll learn tactical skills on how to build and improve your business. You do NOT want to miss this opportunity. Limited spots are available.

Today I'm chatting with my former-client-turned-dear friend and fellow female entrepreneur, Jamie King, aka The Slay Coach. We're dishing on all things business including battling imposter syndrome, how and why you shouldn't be afraid to pivot, how to nail your personal branding, and so much more. This episode is sure to reinvigorate you and inspire you to push past your excuses and get moving this year to make your dreams a reality. Jamie will help you bridge the gap between manifestation, mindset, and the tactical, practical things you need to know right now to run a successful business.

 

Jan 10, 2021

Turning 40 last year was a powerful moment in my life. And I knew in the months leading up to it that I was going to own my age, fully embrace my power, and walk into the next half of my life as the absolute best, most badass version of myself. I discovered Star Monroe, coach and creator of The Midlife Revolution, and instantly knew this woman would become a mentor to me. She is bold, unapologetic, and truly a queen in her own right, and I'm thrilled to bring her to you today on the show. In this episode, we'll talk about what it looks like to totally own who you are, redefine sexuality beauty as we approach our older years, and rock the f*ck out of your life.

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Jan 7, 2021
Today on the show I'm chatting with media entrepreneur and author Kim Ford about how to rebound after a set back. Kim's new book, It's Never Too Late is a guide for women who have given up on a dream, given up on love, or given up on their belief that they can truly live the life of their dreams. Kim talks candidly about her divorce and how she turned her pain into purpose and ultimately rebuilt her life. In this inspiring and honest conversation, she'll guide you toward confronting your biggest set back and show you why it's never too late to live the life you've always wanted.
 
About Kim Ford:
 
With over a decade of experience in the industry, Kim Ford is a media entrepreneur, TV host and she creates content for her digital brand iamKimFord.com covering entertainment, lifestyle and personal development. She’s interviewed some of the industry’s biggest stars such as Tyler Perry, Oprah, Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Michael B. Jordan and many others. She's appeared as an on-air guest entertainment contributor on CNN Headline News and is a freelance writer for The Hollywood Reporter. Kim recently spoke on the TEDx stage at Emory University with her signature talk, "It's Never Too Late". She also just released her first book, also titled, "It's Never Too Late."
 
Get Kim's book, It's Never Too Late: www.iamkimford.com
Join her email list: http://bit.ly/KimFordEmailList
Follow her on Instagram: @iamkimford
Jan 4, 2021

So many women are going through divorce, but so few are actually talking about it. Although women are more empowered than ever, it seems as though the topic of divorce has become somewhat taboo, especially in this world of heavily filtered, Instagram-perfect relationships and families. In today's episode, I'm chatting with award-winning divorce attorney, published author, and founder of the Connecticut family law firm, Bauer Law Group. With almost two decades of experience, Renée is committed to empowering all women to redefine their sense of peace and purpose in their new life. Renée’s insights are sought after by local and regional media outlets, podcasts, and conferences where she speaks on co-parenting, blended family dynamics, relationships, and the art of reinvention. She is host of the Happy Even After Podcast and creator of the d-course, teaching women how to get through their divorce with their sanity intact so they can find their own version of Happy Even After. She's also been divorced twice herself, so Renee brings a personal spin to the topic along with her professional experience. You're going to love this one.

Connect with Renee here.

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Dec 27, 2020

If you've ever wondered what goes on "behind the chair" then you're in for a treat! In this episode, I chat with Terra Harvell, six-figure stylist, salon owner and educator, and founder and CEO of Harper Ellis Hair Co. Terra candidly shares why she's had to learn to fall in love with fear on her journey as a beauty entrepreneur, the importance of cultivating a strong community, and how she juggles it all as a multi-passionate business owner.

About Terra:

Terra  has built a flourishing business behind the chair for nearly a decade and has turned her craft into a six-figure income. Her impressive resumé includes being the Founder and CEO of Harper Ellis Hair Co and owner of Salon Five Zero Four in Fort Smith, Arkansas, but she hasn't stopped there. After mastering the artistry of the business, Terra quickly realized you must provide the FULL package in order to be an industry leader. Cue The Harper Ellis Hair Co. Academy! Her Academy has educated hundreds of stylists digitally and in cities such as Fort Smith and Nashville. Not only has she educated on her exclusive hand-tied luxury hair extensions method, but she has also shared her knowledge of all things business and marketing that led her to becoming a six-figure stylist. Her dream is to share her valuable knowledge in hopes that it will help other stylists find as much success as she has found!

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Dec 11, 2020

As the saying goes, "messy bed, messy head" and it could not be more true. Think about the last time you tidied up your home. Didn't it feel amazing? Yet so many of us never take the time to declutter, organize, and make our homes feel like the sanctuaries they should, and could be. In this game-changing episode, I talk to Mary and Margaret from Sort + Sweet home organizing about the steps you can take right now to get your home in order so you can feel more productive, energized, and peaceful.

Be sure to check out my Instagram to see the before and after photos of the work these powerhouse women did in my home! We did a complete closet and bedroom transformation and it changed everything for me.

Connect with Sort + Sweet here.

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Join their membership here and use code CARA2020 to save 20%

Grab Mary's "Work From Home" e-book here. Use code CARA2020 through 12/31 to get it now for just $5.

Dec 9, 2020

Have you ever felt totally stuck and overwhelmed at the thought of creating content for your brand? Do you feel confused about what offers you should be creating, what you should be posting on social media, and how you should be presenting yourself as a boss babe? This episode will help you get unstuck, feel more creative, and light a fire in you so that you can become unstoppable. Bring a notebook, because you'll want to take notes for this one!

Get my latest book, GIRL ON FIRE, here.

Join my community, the GIRL ON FIRE Collective, here.

Dec 5, 2020

Welcome to the brand new season of Style Your Mind! I'm back with a fully recharged vibe, breathing new life into the show, and bringing you even more value. In today's episode, we'll reflect on the past year, think about how we want to show up in 2021, talk about social media (and why we all need a major break from it), and more. I hope you love this conversation!

Pick up a copy of GIRL ON FIRE here

Join my online community here

Aug 12, 2020

I LOVE getting dressed up. To me it's an art. Now more than ever, I have been super intentional about the way I get up and get dressed each day. Because we are in quarantine, it can be a challenge to get out of our pajamas or sweatpants, but let me tell you, putting on a fabulous outfit with all my vintage accessories completely transforms my mood. I feel more productive, creative, and inspired. And to be honest it has saved my sanity over the past few months.

That's why I am so thrilled to bring you today's guest, Christie Ressel. Christie is an image consultant, CEO, and media style expert. She helps women embrace their bodies, take ownership of their desires, and create an authentic style that represents who they are. Her mission is helping women elevate into their next level selves through their personal style.

If you've been feeling in a funk about your wardrobe and your style, this episode is going to RECHARGE you. I cannot wait for you to hear all of Christie's tips and her perspective on how you can elevate into your next-level self through your style.

Connect with Christie here.

Follow Christie on Instagram.

Listen to Christie's podcast, Rise Through Style.

Aug 3, 2020
I love to set my intentions at the top of each month. It helps me stay focused and in alignment with whatever I want to bring to fruition for myself. Intentions are different than goals. In fact, I much prefer setting intentions because they allow me to stay in a high vibe without attaching myself to a specific outcome. For me, a goal can limit me and cause me to think there's just one to do something. Whereas an intention reminds me of how I want to feel, rather than what I want to achieve. And it leaves room for the universe to do it's magic! In today's episode, I'm sharing 5 tips for setting powerful intentions so that you can call more abundance, creativity, joy, and FLOW into your life. Enjoy!

Enroll in the Style Your Mind Academy here.
Jul 20, 2020

Have you ever been curious about astrology and the "moon rituals" everyone talks about? Have you ever wondered about the difference between the full moon and new moon energies, and how you can make them work for you? In this episode, I'm sharing my passion for using the moon cycles to enhance your personal development routine. In this chat specifically, we'll dive into the power of new moon rituals and the questions you can ask yourself during the new moon phase to set your intentions and curate your world.

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May 25, 2020

I'm so honored to have Gina DeVee on the show today! Gina is a self-made multimillionaire entrepreneur,  business coach, and author of the brand new book, The Audacity to Be Queen. Her mission is to show women everywhere how to be Queen of their lives. “Within every woman lives a Queen,” Gina affirms, “And only from the position of Queen can you fulfill your purpose.” In becoming Queen, no longer must women pretend to be anything other than brilliant, capable and fabulous. The world needs us to own our power, raise our standards, and contribute our talents like never before, and Gina DeVee is here to lead the way.

Click here to learn more about Gina's work.

Buy Gina's book here.

May 19, 2020

In today's quickie episode, I'm sharing my top tips on how to gain confidence and level up your skills as an entrepreneur. The ultimate goal as a boss is to be so sure of your skills that even if someone questions them, your rock-solid confidence can't be rattled. If you're not there, it's time to get there. This power chat will show you how.

To schedule your strategy session with me, email me at Cara@TheChampagneDiet.com

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May 16, 2020

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Today I'm bringing you an encore episode that I feel really strongly about sharing again. It's my conversation with my friend and peer, Amanda Frances. Amanda is my most-frequent guest, I've never had anyone on the show 3 times before, so this is a big deal. She is a self-made multi-millionaire, thought leader, business coach, self-proclaimed "money queen" - and most importantly, a good friend of mine who I respect and admire very much.

I decided to share this episode again because I feel like now more than ever, we are in a time where people are looking at their lives — and at whether their relationship with money and the dynamics at play in their finances do or don’t serve them, feel good to them, or work for them.

Get a notebook because you're going to want to take notes for this one! Enjoy!

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May 12, 2020

Today I'm chatting with Morgan Bloomer, stylist and buyer for Phoenix + Kate boutique, and self-proclaimed "outfit mixologist." Morgan is literally a beam of sunshine, a total girl's girl and has an eye for style AND business. She is one of my dearest clients and I've had the privilege of learning about her vision + her business from the inside out. We worked together during the Coronavirus outbreak to not only help pivot her business model in the interim, but also maintain a positive and creative mindset necessary for our current climate.

In this episode, we talk about starting before you're ready, the importance of relationships in your business, how Morgan had to pivot her retail brick and mortar business during COVID-19, why the way we dress impacts the experience we have in the world, the connection between style and confidence, her brand of "closet therapy" and so much more. Grab a cocktail and get ready to dive in!

Follow Morgan on Instagram here.

Mar 29, 2020

It may feel unimportant, disconnected, or frivolous to share your work with the world right now. But can you imagine going through quarantine season without music, art, laughter, blogs, podcasts, or books? Please do not let your fear or anxiety keep you from creating your art during this season of life. The world needs your talents more than ever. You don't have to be on the frontlines to make an impact. Do what you do best, and in your own little way, you can save lives too. In today's episode, I'm sharing how to do just that, and the 3 tips you need to thrive in quarantine as a boss babe.

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Grab my latest bestselling book, Girl on Fire, here.

Mar 26, 2020

If there has ever been a time to redefine the way we do business, the way we interact with our clients, and the way we show up as entrepreneurs, the time is now. The COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak has already changed the world, and things are going to keep changing. But underneath the fear and the tragedy this unprecedented time has brought us, we have one thing we've all been begging for more of, and that is time. And this is time we'll never get back. What will you do with it? In this episode, I'm talking about how to pivot in your business, how to get creative about your work and contributions to the world, and a behind the scenes look at what I'm doing with mine. Bring a notebook for this one.

Click here to check out my bestselling book Girl on Fire

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Mar 16, 2020

It's no secret that the world is feeling anxious and uncertain right now. I'm back with another special episode to help you navigate these challenging times and stay as calm and high vibe as possible. Pour yourself a cup of coffee, take a deep breath, and dig in.

Music heals, soothes, and uplifts our spirits. Click here to listen to this playlist I made you!

 

Mar 12, 2020

Our minds are a powerful force, and we can shape them to work for us or against us. In today's episode, I'm sharing my top tips on how to stay calm and manage our fear and anxiety during scary times. 

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Oct 14, 2019
The entire landscape of business has changed. We no longer need to wait for anyone to give us a platform. The days are over of needing to be written up on a website, picked up by a publisher, or given a spot to speak on a panel in order to be successful. We now have the ability to build our own websites, self-publish our own books, and create our own events.
 
This is an incredible time to be an entrepreneur.
 
And no matter where you are in your career, its important to know that you are the prize. You are incredibly unique, talented, and capable of making a major impact in this world. And you don't need anyone to say YES to you, but you.
 
In this quick but powerful episode, I'm going to help you truly embody this mindset and create the steps needed to make it all happen for yourself.
 
Click here to join my personal branding and confidence workshop, The Sparkle Factor! Limited space available, so don't wait to join us.
Oct 11, 2019

This is an encore presentation of an episode that originally aired in December of 2018. To get on the waitlist for my personal branding workshop, click here.

Your personal brand travels with you through life no matter what you're doing for work. It's something that will evolve, and something that requires a daily commitment. In this episode, I'm sharing my top tips for developing and cultivating YOUR personal brand and why it's so important to have control over the way you're perceived in the world. Grab a pen, this is a juicy one!

 
Oct 10, 2019

As women on a mission to change the world, our energy and overall wellness should be our priority. I don't know about you, but if I don't feel good, I can't accomplish everything I am determined to accomplish. I've been on a quest to improve my health over the past few years, learning everything I possibly can along the way. That's why I'm so thrilled for today's episode. I sat down with Charlotte Traas, director of education for New Chapter vitamins and supplements to talk all things gut health. You guys know my favorite mantra, "Trust your gut. That b*tch knows what's up!" In today's chat, we're going to talk about why your gut truly does know what's up, and why the right supplements can support you to be the best possible version of yourself.

Learn more about the supplements discussed in this episode here.

May 3, 2019

What happens when our dreams come true and we don't recognize them? In this episode, I'm sharing the importance of visualizing success as a woman in business, and also being open to changing that vision at any time, for any reason. Our best work comes from feeling our best, and we can't get there if we're clinging to old ideals and never checking in with ourselves. What's important to you right now? What do you value? What kind of woman do you want to be? How do you want to feel? We'll dig into all of these questions and more in this juicy episode.

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Aug 14, 2018

I like to say I see the world through rosé colored glasses. I make it a point to choose optimistic, positive, blissful thoughts, which create an optimistic, positive, blissful reality. The first step to making any real change in our lives and our businesses is to change our energy. Our energy, or vibration, is the frequency we put out into the world that determines the quality of our experiences. Getting in a high vibe is the quickest way to supercharge your soul and skyrocket your success. We cannot create quality content from a low vibration. In this episode, I will help you identify what is, and what is not serving you, raise your frequency, and create your energetic outline for your success.

Grab my digital course, Style Your Mind for Success here.

Jul 24, 2018

I honestly could not love Angie Lee any more. I had a chance to sit down with her and talk all things bravery, building community, and learning to find comfort in the question mark. Angie is one of those few women who does it her way and isn't afraid to tell you why. If you've ever found yourself worried about the unknown, but excited about a brand new venture, this one's for you! She also gets vulnerable and talks about the process of removing her breast implants and why she did it. Pour a cup of coffee and dive into this inspiring, juicy, and hilarious episode.

Connect with Angie here.

Grab tickets her to event "Pays to Be Brave" here. Use code CARA at checkout and get 10% off your ticket!

Follow Angie on Instagram here.

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