Stephanie Martinez Rivera & Cortney McDermott , Joy Found Here

Give Yourself Permission: How To Get Out of Our Way with Cortney McDermott

05 Dec 2023 • 51 min • EN
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What is truly stopping you from living your life to the fullest? Most of the time, the ones not giving ourselves permission are us.  In this episode, I'm so excited to be joined by the fantastic Cortney McDermott. Cortney is a Keynote and TEDx Speaker, a Best-selling and Award-Winning Author, and a Mind-Body Expert. She has been featured in Inc., Women's Health, SUCCESS, The Huffington Post, and FOX News for her work in self-development and business strategy, worked as an Executive at Vanity Fair Corporation and Vice President at Sustainability Partners Inc., and after launching her own business, had clients and audiences at Universal Music Group, Google, Nike, and Virgin Unite. Throughout our conversation, you'll hear Cortney's journey of self-development, the moment she discovered how divorced she was from her body, and how she managed to reconnect with her true essence. You'll also hear about why it is okay to turn our lives into a massive experiment, how to get ourselves out of our way, and why it is crucial to realize our time here isn't infinite.  Additionally, we delve into Cortney's book "Give Yourself Permission: Be Confident, Be Happy, Be You," how to get things done in "the Mecca of distraction" we live in, the best tactics to turn 2024 into your best year, and much more. Tune in to Episode 134 of the Joy Found Here and get Cortney's best tips and advice to lighten your life and give yourself permission to live to the fullest. In This Episode, You Will Learn:About Cortney's background and her life being "miserably successful" (3:00)Just shake it off. The importance of releasing physical trauma from our bodies (10:50)Playing vs performing (15:10)Cortney talks about her book "Give Yourself Permission" (17:00)Don't die with your music inside of you (26:00)How to get things done in "the Mecca of distraction" (33:00)What we should do with our talents (38:40)Cortney's tips and ideas to make 2024 your best year (45:00) Connect with Cortney:WebsiteInstagramLinkedIn Let's Connect:WebsiteInstagram Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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