The Life Coach School Podcast

The Life Coach School Podcast Podcast

The Life Coach School Podcast is your go-to resource for learning, growing, and becoming certified as a Life Coach & Weight Loss Coach. Through this podcast, you'll hear directly from the Master Coach Brooke Castillo to help you better understand life coaching, the required skills and mindsets, and how we focus on serving the client to get them the results they seek. At The Life Coach School, we offer a thorough and intense certification course that produces some of the most successful coaches coaching today. Learn more at TheLifeCoachSchool.com.

Ep #338: When You Decide to Leave
Listen in today as I share why we often struggle with knowing when to leave and how to make the decision to change. Sometimes choosing to stay leads to growth and sometimes leaving does. I encourage you to find the path that leads you to becoming the best version of yourself and find your way back to love before making any decisions. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/338...

Ep #337: Doctor Panel
On the show today I chat with 5 physician life coaches from the School about their experiences being doctors, how they found thought work and the School, and what they coach their clients on. We discuss being women and women of color in the field, what’s missing from the culture of medicine, and how coaching can help you make a bigger impact.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/337...

Ep #336: Envy
In today’s show, I share how to become aware of your feeling of envy and how to channel it into inspiration to create goodness and abundance in the world. Join me to find out how to spend less time feeling bad about other people’s success, and more time feeling good about yours. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/336...


Ep #335: Attention with Shaun Roney
In this episode, I talk with Certified ADHD and Life Coach, Shaun Roney, on what it’s like to have ADHD and how she coaches women with ADHD to live their most conscious and empowered lives. We talk about the challenges that come with this diagnosis and how it most commonly shows up in women. Join me to learn about ADHD and why coaching is so powerful in managing its symptoms. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/335...

BONUS: Double Your Business in 3 Months
Entrepreneurship is directly in line with what our brains are meant to do: innovate, evolve, create, fail, and learn from our failures. In today’s session, I share how to create a business that flourishes and what prevents us from growing.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/double-business-bonus...

Ep #334: Being a Coach at the School
In today’s episode, I chat with five amazing life coaches and instructors about their journeys to becoming coaches and then working for the School. If you’re listening to this podcast hoping that one day you can be in their shoes, we’re here to tell you that you can. We are all proof that when you do the work and believe in yourself, anything is possible. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/334...


Ep #333: Fear
In today’s episode, I share how we can find and acknowledge our fear, process it, and then utilize it in a way that serves ourselves and others. Join me to find out how to use fear to find energy to produce, help, serve, and be useful instead of being upset and paralyzed by it. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/333...

Ep #332: Men and Life Coaching
In this episode, I share a conversation I had with five male life coaches about their experience with The Life Coach School and getting certified. Join us as we talk about the stigma around life coaching, what it was like to join the women-dominated programs we offer, and why they think any men who are slightly interested should stop asking questions and just join.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/332...

Ep #331: Good AND Bad
This week, I share why so many of us struggle in our relationships with ourselves and with others because we believe that things are either good or bad, not good AND bad. Although you may have some horribleness in you, I know that you also have beauty and love and worth. My dream is that you can start to feel that way about yourself too. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/331...


Ep #330: Leading When You’re Scared with Brig Johnson
Listen in as Brig and I discuss how her leadership skills as an anesthetist in the hospital transfer into her coaching career and how having the discipline for self-care allows her to show up as a strong leader. She pulls back the curtain on some of the risks she’s taken lately and how even though a leader appears brave, they can still be shaking with fear. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/330...

Ep #329: Change Your Life or Your Feelings?
This week, I share how to decide whether you need to change your life or change your thoughts about your life to get the results you want. I explain the power of taking the time to evaluate your situation, own your power, and make decisions based on reasons you really like.  Make sure you’re using The Model for good, my friends.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/329...

Ep #328: Assistance with Emily Claver
Listen in as Emily and I talk about our work together and how Emily ended up being my right-hand woman. We pull back the curtain on what it takes to create a beautiful working relationship with your assistant and transform your life forever. If you haven’t hired an assistant yet or can’t seem to find the right person, this episode is for YOU. While Emily is extraordinary, she’s not a unicorn. Don't miss this episode if you want to find out how you can find YOUR OWN Emily. Get full show notes and more inform...


Ep #327: How to Enjoy Yourself
This week, I share the first part of my lesson on how to enjoy being you from the Self Coaching Scholars in hopes that I can help you let go of the idea of how you think your life is supposed to be, and enjoy it as it is. Challenges and disappointments included. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/327...

Ep #326: SEX with Dr. Sonia Wright
Listen in today as I chat about sex and pleasure with Dr. Sonia Wright, board-certified radiologist, sexual counselor, and Certified Life Coach. Sonia shares why so many women don’t prioritize self-pleasure and how the libido doesn’t have to die at a certain age. We’re talking about the difference between men and women in the pleasure gap, how to talk to your partner about sex, and why it’s important to own your sexuality. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/326...

Ep #325: All or Nothing Thinking
In today’s episode, we explore how you can take a look where your all or nothing thinking is holding you back and reassess what you want to believe. We also talk about the importance of reevaluating our old beliefs and values regularly as we learn new things and our awareness expands. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/325...


Ep #324: Women and Money
In this episode, I’m sharing 3 powerful conversations I had about money as well as the most common beliefs around money I’ve seen in the women I coach. When we don’t have other inspiring examples of successful women, we will continue to believe that money isn’t for us. I believe we need to see more women being successful and making lots of money because it shows others what is possible. We can all become examples of what’s possible. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.c...

Ep #323: Looking for Thoughts
In this episode, I’m sharing how unconscious thoughts and beliefs negatively affect your life and your business. Racism is woven into our education, and sexism is ingrained in our upbringings. I want to encourage you to discover these thoughts, process them, and then decide if you want to change them.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/323...

You Are Worthy
I have been receiving so many emails from many of you who are in pain and want help with your pain. And I want to help with what you’re going through, all the pain and unnecessary suffering you’re going through. Today, I’m reading you some of the pieces that I think can help. I hope they will give you some thoughts to think as we go through this. I want you to know that I am not afraid of anything you bring to me. Anything you want me to help you with, I want to see it and I want to help you in any way I ca...


Misuse of the Model with Anita Miller (Special Episode)
In this episode, Anita and I dive into what the experience of a Black woman in corporate America is like and how it differs from that of a White woman. We’re sharing how our experiences shape our thoughts, and how our thoughts have the power to change the world. While policies and systems do need to change, we also need to work on our thoughts so that racism doesn’t hold us back. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/model-misuse/...

Oblivious and Resistant (Special Episode)
In today’s episode, I’m sharing my thoughts on your responses to the last episode and explaining why many of us need to be in more pain about this. I’m talking about the limitation to The Model that I recently discovered and how you can’t change thoughts you don’t see. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/oblivious-resistant/...

Worse Than You Think (Special Edition)
Listen in to hear me work through my emotions after hurting those I care about. I was reminded that when you resist, you cause more resistance. Please learn how to process your emotions by watching me do it. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/worse-than-you-think/...


BONUS: Eight Pounds Down
Many of you have been asking me about weight loss during this shelter-in-place period. So what I decided was to help anyone who’s interested in losing weight lose 8 pounds during the month of June. Starting on June 1, I will do live coaching calls where I will cherry-pick the most important weight loss information from Self Coaching Scholars. I will share my personal food journals, mind journals, what I do each day, and answer any questions that you may have about your personal issues with losing weight. V...

Ep #322: Connection Circle
In this episode, I share how my views on connection have changed over the years and why I’m choosing to be intentional about them now. I cover how our identities are influenced by relationships, and why the ability to love is one of the most important skills when it comes to connection. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/322...

Ep #321: Love vs. People Pleasing
In this episode, I shine the spotlight on the difference between love and people pleasing. I explain why unconditional love often gets misinterpreted and what you need to do to create and foster genuine relationships with the people you care about. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/321...


Ep #320: What to Do About Your Mother
In this episode, I outline a process that you can use to look at the relationship with your mother, question it, and do a reset to create the exact relationship that you want with her.  Don’t miss this important opportunity to find out how you can feel more connected and ultimately act the way that you want to act toward your mom. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/320...

Ep #319: How to Disagree with Someone
I believe that disagreeing is an art, and today I share my suggestions for how to use disagreement as a way to connect instead of disconnect and to gain a better understanding of other people and the world in general. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/319...

The Hiring Project
Have you been furloughed? Need a job to bridge the gap between now and when you can get back to your regular job? I’m proud to announce The Hiring Project. We’ll be hiring 20 people for at least 30 days to help us with three different projects. Listen in and go to https://thelifecoachschool.com/ and click on “We’re Hiring” for more information....


Ep #318: Future Self in Uncertainty
Tune in this week as I explain how to imagine your future self regardless of what’s going to happen in the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to find out what you can do to be exactly who you want to be with whatever circumstance is present for you. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/318...

Ep #317: Mind Visibility
In this episode, we take a look at the danger of labeling our thoughts as "true" and how these thoughts become our reality. I show you how, with today's increased awareness, we have an amazing opportunity to take a deeper look into our existing belief systems and decide, on purpose, what we want to believe. Get full show notes and more information here:https://thelifecoachschool.com/317...

Ep #316: Q2 2020
In today’s episode, I show you why you shouldn’t hold yourself back from creating value in the world and making meaningful changes in your personal life this quarter. Join me as I explain why there’s no better time to set an impossible goal, follow through on it, and change the trajectory of your life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/316...


Ep #316: Q2 2020
In today’s episode, I’m challenging you to set an impossible goal this quarter. I want you to pick something that doesn’t seem possible (losing weight, quitting drinking, growing your business... anything) and make the decision that it is. There is power in making decisions, so make up your mind and let’s go. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/316...

Ep #315: Losing Money
Today, I’m talking about how to handle losing money and how to manage your mindset around it. I’ll share some of the ways I approach losing money and why I choose to focus on things that make my soul happy. When you take away money, you’re left with your valuable and amazing self. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/315...

Ep #314: What You Can Control
Today, I’m discussing what we can control during this uncertain circumstance. I’m sharing how to do a thought download, how to organize your thoughts like you would a junk drawer, and how to return the sense of power to your life.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/314...


Ep #313: Pre-Traumatic Stress
Today, I’m talking all about pre-traumatic stress in hopes that our healthcare heroes can find resilience and strength in spite of their fears. I’m talking about balancing your thoughts, finding peace in your anxiety, and giving you a practical way to calm your brain. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/313...

Moving Forward 6
In today’s episode, I’m coaching a few of my coaches on things they’re dealing with right now amidst the panic and uncertainty. We talk about balancing our judgmental thoughts with positive ones, dealing with uncommunicative family members, and the first step to believing in your worth. It’s an intense one today, my friends, but so good.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/moving-forward-6/...

Moving Forward 5
We’re talking about the power of contribution. Not just through monetary donations, but through the power of giving love, appreciation, and gratitude. There are plenty of people on the frontlines that could use some appreciation right now. Sharing your thoughts of love with others not only makes them feel loved, but it also makes you feel empowered, and the ripple effects are monumental. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/moving-forward-5/...


Moving Forward 5
We’re talking about the power of contribution. Not just through monetary donations, but through the power of giving love, appreciation, and gratitude. There are plenty of people on the frontlines that could use some appreciation right now. Sharing your thoughts of love with others not only makes them feel loved, but it also makes you feel empowered, and the ripple effects are monumental. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/moving-forward-5/...

Moving Forward 4
In today’s episode, I’m covering some of the beautiful wisdom my coaches have shared with their clients. We’ll talk about what frontline healthcare workers can and can’t control, how to give love to your future self, and why self-forgiveness is key to moving forward. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/moving-forward-4/...

Moving Forward 4
In today’s episode, I’m covering some of the beautiful wisdom my coaches have shared with their clients. We’ll talk about what frontline healthcare workers can and can’t control, how to give love to your future self, and why self-forgiveness is key to moving forward. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/moving-forward-4/...


Moving Forward 3
In this episode, I’m talking about making mistakes and bouncing back. It’s 100% guaranteed that you will fail at some point. Should you let that stop you from speaking? Absolutely not. I  want you to continue using your voice and making mistakes, knowing that criticism is all part of putting yourself out there to help those who will be helped. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/moving-forward-3/...

Moving Forward 2
In this episode, we discuss backlash for selling in “a time like this,” taking social distancing to a whole other level, and anticipating a financial storm that hasn’t even happened yet. We all love watching people struggle in books and movies, but we don’t want to experience it ourselves. But, guess what? This is the human experience! And it’s beautiful! Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/moving-forward-2/...

Moving Forward
We’re moving into a new phase of episodes to help you cope and thrive during the ongoing uncertainty. Over the next several days, I’ll be posting episodes in the Moving Forward series about how to do just that. We’re done being panicked and scared. Let’s move forward. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/moving-forward/...


Ep #312: Feeling Awful
Today, I want to talk about the importance of allowing ourselves to feel feelings, even the bad ones. I’ll share how I’ve been feeling lately (awful) and why I choose to embrace that feeling with acceptance and compassion. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/312...

Handling Chaos 6
In this episode, I’m talking about how to see value, produce it, and not just consume it. Our ancestors have prepared us for this challenge, I want you to double down on your efforts. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/handling-chaos-6/...

Handling Chaos 5
Join me as I coach on how to be at peace with your decisions, why believing that other people are handling it wrong is not helping you show up the way you probably want to, and why you need to do the work of thinking on purpose so you can differentiate your thoughts from the actual circumstances. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/handling-chaos-5/...


Handling Chaos 4
In this episode, I share some suggestions on how you can use this time to set goals, be of service, learn compassion for yourself and others, and to really practice creating more than you're consuming. No one else can tell you what the right thing to do is. It's up to you to decide how you're going to handle this and who you're going to be on the other side. Go into the deepest part of you to find out what is real and true for you. Get a plan. Get a focus. Put some energy into it. Get full show notes and mo...

Handling Chaos 3
No matter what is happening, you can embrace the world for what it is and utilize what you have to grow. On this special episode, I want to invite you to step back and look at the big picture. Look at the new obstacles you may face and use them to create strategies for growth. Then, I want you to look at what is good and abundant right now. Focus on that and be an example of what is possible. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/handling-chaos-3/...

Handling Chaos 2
On today's special episode, I'm sharing why this is the perfect time to hone your own self-coaching practice and how all of the feelings that are coming up around the coronavirus pandemic offer an incredible glimpse into your beautiful humanity.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcast/handling-chaos-2/...


Handling Chaos
As humans, we tend to stop thinking on purpose when we feel powerless and out of control. But I believe that, although the situation is uncertain, this is an important opportunity to take back the power of our thinking and make our mental health even stronger. Over the next several days, I’m going to be releasing a series of special episodes to help any of you who may be feeling brain chaos right now. I’ve got you. I am here to help. Get full show note and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.c...

Ep #311: The Grind
Today I want to talk about the grind and why you shouldn’t try to skip over it and why you shouldn’t give up. I’ll tell you a bit about the grind I’ve gone through with the school and why I’m so thankful for all those hours and lessons. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/311...

Ep #310: My Business Model
I get a lot of questions about The Life Coach School, so I'm bringing them to the podcast to answer them all in one place. This week, I want to give you an inside look at the business model of the Life Coach School, my approach to marketing, and why overdelivering is our jam. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/310...


Ep #309: Emotional Suffering
In today’s episode, we’re diving deep into emotional suffering and why we create pain around our pain. In our modern lives, we’re called on to evolve in this new way. We don’t need to just survive; we need to thrive. And learning to stop suffering is a huge part of that. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/309...

Ep #308: Working as a Coach
In this episode, we’re chatting about whether you have to be an entrepreneur to be a coach, what it’s like coaching for us and other schools, and how you can coach while keeping another full-time job. If you’re waiting for a sign or permission to become a coach, then this is it! Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/308...

Ep #308: Working as a Coach
In this episode, we’re chatting about whether you have to be an entrepreneur to be a coach, what it’s like coaching for us and other schools, and how you can coach while keeping another full-time job. If you’re waiting for a sign or permission to become a coach, then this is it! Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/308...


Ep #307: Making 100k as a Coach
In this episode, you’ll hear from coaches who have been in the business less than a year and others who have been around a bit longer. Each of them had their own mental obstacles to overcome on the way to $100K – but all of them used perseverance and massive action to set & achieve their goals. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/307...

Ep #306: Monday Hour One
Today I want to share the Monday Hour One process that we use at the Life Coach School and beyond. Monday Hour One is an approach to time management that can transform not only how much you get done, but your commitment to yourself. Joining me today to talk about Monday Hour One are two amazing productivity experts and coaches – Lauren Cash and Tyson Bradley. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/306...

Ep #305: Stop Tolerating
In this episode we’re diving deep into why we buffer and what we’re tolerating. We’ll talk about why your capacity to respond to life is lower when you’re buffering, and what all those things you’re tolerating have to teach you. And we’ll chat about what happens when you stop buffering, and what you’ll need to do next. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/305...


Ep #304: Being Selfish
I wanted to address the idea of selfishness in this episode because I think a fundamental misunderstanding holds a lot of people – women especially – back. When we don’t take care of ourselves, we’ll never live up to our potential as the most powerful contributors we can be. It’s time to update our common definition of selfishness – or replace it with the idea of self-care once and for all. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/304...

Ep #303: Cultivating Power
In today’s episode, I’m talking about how to cultivate your power and why power must be creative rather than destructive. I’ll tell you how you can learn to define power for yourself, why peace and compassion are some of our most powerful traits, and what you can do to practice feeling powerful every day. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/303...

Ep #302: Midlife Awakening with Suzy Rosenstein
I’ve got Suzy Rosenstein, the Midlife Coach, with me on today’s episode to talk a bit about midlife and the huge opportunities it contains. We’re chatting about why so many of us are shocked by the sense of loss we feel when kids move away, why we have to reassess midlife, and why there is so much room for joy and rediscovery in this stage of life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/302...


Ep #301: What I’m Doing in 2020
Things have grown and changed a lot over the past year, and now I’m excited to focus on helping my coaches reach new levels and learning to be a better manager. Listen in for more on what I’ll be working on in both the business and personal realms and what you can expect from me and all of us here at The Life Coach School. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/301...

Ep #300: Taking Action 2.0
In this episode, I talk a bit about the journey to 300 episodes of the podcast. Then we dive into episode 1, which is all about why you aren’t taking action. We talk about The Model, why you can’t just will yourself into changing your habits, and why it’s so much easier to change once you understand how your thoughts create your actions. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/300...

Ep #299: Great Teachers
In this episode, I’m focusing on the teacher-student relationship and highlighting what makes great teachers so special. We’ll talk about how to be a great teacher and an attentive student. I’ll also spotlight some of the incredible teachers in my life who I’ve learned so much from over the years. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/299...


Ep #298: Talent Stack
In this episode, I’m talking about the talent stack that will help create the life you want. I’ll walk through each of the five skills that I’ve found to be essential for our mental health and our ability to turn our ideas into reality. And I’ll also talk about the changes I’ve made to Self Coaching Scholars 2.0, which has been completely revamped for 2020. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/298...

Ep #297: Adversity Quotient
In this episode, I’ll ask you some tough questions about how you handle adversity and what you can do to become more resilient in the face of life’s challenges. We’ll talk about the key difference between the challenges you choose and those that are forced on you, and why adversity is a key ingredient for any major success. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/297...

Ep #296: Want Match
What happens when you ask for what you want? Does your partner say, “Sure – I want to do that too!” Or do they say, “Thanks for telling me, I’m happy to do that.”  These are all different scenarios of the Want Match, today’s concept. I’ll tell you what Want Matches are, how they work, and how they can take the pressure off your partner and help you get your needs met by a wide variety of people in your life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/296...


Ep #295: Pain Now or Later
In this episode, I’m talking about why we learn to buffer our pain and how, as adults, we need to process our pain. We’ll dig into the affect unprocessed pain has on our lives and how you can start allowing the pain in. And I’ll tell you how your life can expand when you allow yourself to feel pain, and some things that can make it easier to accept. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/295...

Ep #294: How Are You Feeling?
Today I’m talking about the question “how are you feeling?” and how it can change your relationships. We’ll also talk a bit about what this question might bring up for people, why it might be a little uncomfortable to ask, and why it’s totally worth it anyway. And I want you to play with asking this question of others and of yourself. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/294...

Ep #293: Entrepreneurial Management with Kris Plachy
I’m so excited for this episode of the podcast. I get to have a conversation with one of my dearest friends, Kris Plachy, about one of our favorite topics: common mistakes entrepreneurs make when they’re building their companies. I’m sharing three of the biggest mistakes I’ve made while building The Life Coach School, and Kris talks about three of the most common missteps her clients make. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/293...


Ep #293: Entrepreneurial Management with Kris Plachy
I’m so excited for this episode of the podcast. I get to have a conversation with one of my dearest friends, Kris Plachy, about one of our favorite topics: common mistakes entrepreneurs make when they’re building their companies. I’m sharing three of the biggest mistakes I’ve made while building The Life Coach School, and Kris talks about three of the most common missteps her clients make. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/293...

Ep #292: Working Retreat
In this episode, you’ll hear about my recent working retreat; where we hosted the retreat, why we hired a chef for the whole weekend, and the role downtime played in our writing process. I’ll also talk about why I liked writing in a group over writing on my own, and how you can implement some of what we did this weekend in your own writing practice. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/292...

Ep #291: How Greed
In this episode, we’re diving deep into the concept of how greed and the importance of taking responsibility for your own process and success. If you determine your own how, you’re building a skill that will serve you in every area of your life. You’re willing to experiment, fail, and try again and again. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/291...


Ep #290: Why You Drink with Rachel Hart
In today’s episode, Rachel Hart and I are talking all about the urge to drink, how and why we both stopped drinking alcohol, and why the key to changing your relationship with alcohol is learning to manage your mind. We also talk through some of the common obstacles people come up against when trying to take a break, and how to take a break from drinking that actually addressing the root causes of your desire. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/290...

Ep #289: A Hard Why
I’m sharing the story of the big mistake I made with my $100K mastermind group this year and what it taught me about what it takes to be a successful life coach. We’ll explore the idea of a hard why and why I think it’s essential if you want to keep going when times get tough (which they inevitably will, at some time or another). And I’ll tell you about my hard why and how you can (and need) to create one of your own. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/289...

Ep #288: Butterflies Walking
I take my dogs out for a walk every morning, and the other day we came across a butterfly walking on the pavement. I couldn’t understand why it was walking when it had these big, gorgeous wings that it could use to fly anywhere. It reminded me of a lot of my students. In this episode, you’ll hear more about the butterfly walking idea and how to figure out if you’re playing small and ignoring your wings. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/288...


Ep #288: Butterflies Walking
I take my dogs out for a walk every morning, and the other day we came across a butterfly walking on the pavement. I couldn’t understand why it was walking when it had these big, gorgeous wings that it could use to fly anywhere. It reminded me of a lot of my students. In this episode, you’ll hear more about the butterfly walking idea and how to figure out if you’re playing small and ignoring your wings. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/288...

Ep #287: Passing Through Neutral
In this episode, we’ll review the concept of pure circumstance and talk about how it relates to the practice of passing through neutral. I’ll walk you through a real-life application of passing through neutral to illustrate why it is such a valuable tool to add to your mental toolbox. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/287...

Ep #287: Passing Through Neutral
In this episode, we’ll review the concept of pure circumstance and talk about how it relates to the practice of passing through neutral. I’ll walk you through a real-life application of passing through neutral to illustrate why it is such a valuable tool to add to your mental toolbox. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/287...


Ep #286: Pure Circumstance
In this episode I’m talking about pure circumstance and how removing language from our experiences might be the key to unlocking a more powerful and peaceful place. Next week I’ll talk about how we can move through pure circumstance, so be sure to listen to this one first. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/286...

Ep #285: Giving It Up
Ask yourself: What am I done experiencing? What have I had enough of for a lifetime? In this episode, I’m walking you through this thought process and sharing a quick exercise you can do to figure out what you’re done with. Instead of thinking about how much you’re missing out on if you don’t drink, eat sugar, or date anymore, thinking of yourself as completing a natural process feels like freedom, instead of lack. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/285...

Ep #284: Antifragile
Join me on this episode as I explore the concept of antifragility and talk about why you’re not as fragile as you might think. I’ll give you plenty of examples of this concept in action and talk about why you should consider adding it to your collection of characteristics. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/284...


Ep #283: Lying About Money
I am dumbfounded about how often people lie about money and how convicted people are about it. On this episode, I share my perspective on not telling the truth about money and why deliberately hiding the truth about it in order to control how others think about us is not useful or healthy. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/283...

Ep #282: Body Thoughts
On this episode, I want to talk to you about your body and using it to experience the world as well as your experience of your body. If you have body image issues or if you’re someone who’s trying to stop overdrinking, overeating, or any other type of buffering, you will not want to miss this episode! Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/282...

Ep #281: Gifts to My Future Self
This week, we revisit the concept of the future self and dive deeper into how you can use it as a powerful tool to change your life completely. Join me as I share an exercise for building a stronger relationship with your future self and show you the power of offering gifts to that person you will become. After listening to this episode, I want you to ask yourself what gifts do YOU want to offer to your future self? Get full show notes and more information: https://thelifecoachschool.com/281...


Ep #280: Success Fun with Jody Moore
This week on The Life Coach School Podcast, I am once again joined by the amazing Master Certified Coach Jody Moore to talk about success fun and why the journey can (and must) be the fun part. Join us as we look at the reasons why so many people are miserable when they are working toward their goals and the biggest mistakes they make in that process. Tune in to find out exactly what you need to do to make hard work part of the fun! Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.c...

Ep #279: Failure Tolerance
Join me on this episode as I talk about the idea of failure tolerance. We dive into why you MUST increase your failure tolerance and exactly how to do it. Don’t miss this important and much-needed tough love episode that will hopefully inspire you to stop complaining and making excuses and finally achieve success. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/279...

Ep #278: Belief Ceilings
Today we’re talking about belief ceilings – sets of beliefs that very much sound like facts (and arguably are) but hold us back from achieving our true potential. Join us as we take a look at the reasons why these belief ceilings are incredibly difficult to recognize and why most people are unwilling to challenge them. I also show you what you can begin doing today to uncover your belief ceilings and start changing to get what you want in life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifec...


Ep #277: Weight Loss Struggles with Natalie Brown
Join us on this fun interview as Natalie shares her journey of weight loss and pulls back the curtain on what it’s like to be a weight loss coach. We also explore some of the biggest struggles Natalie’s clients deal with when it comes to losing weight and what you can do if you find yourself in similar situations. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/277...

Ep #276: Weight Loss: The Right Way vs The Wrong Way
We take a look at the importance that self-love plays in the weight loss process and why recording what you ate and planning what to eat is a part of that equation. I also show you exactly how to talk to yourself when you come face-to-face with a decision to eat or not to eat something in a way that serves you. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/276...

Ep #275: Result Truth
When you tell yourself that you’re doing everything you’re supposed to and still not seeing the result you want, you’re most likely lying to yourself. The Model never lies. On the other hand, our brains are great at believing things that aren’t true. On this episode, we take a look at what you may be doing wrong with your models and explore what you can do differently to ensure you’re getting the exact result that you want. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/275...


Ep #274: Returning Models
Join me on this episode of The Life Coach School Podcast, as we talk about the detrimental effects of taking responsibility for the models of others as well as pushing our models onto them. Listen in to discover the power of taking responsibility only for our own actions and returning the models of others, back to where they came from. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/274...

Ep #273: Outearn Yourself with Bev Aron and Deb Butler
On this second part of our two-part series on the topic of underearning, I have a special treat for all of you. I am talking to two of my students – Bev Aron and Deb Butler – about money, the mentality that keeps us stuck, and mastering the skill of outearning yourself. Bev and Deb started out in their careers as chronic underearners, although most people would never categorize them as such because they had "plenty of money." After becoming Master Life Coaches with The Life Coach School, they weren't able t...

Ep #272: Underearning
On the first part of this two-part series, I’m talking about underearning. I go exactly into what underearning is about, what causes it, and how to recognize it. We also look at the detrimental effects of underearning and explore what you can start doing today to stop the vicious cycle of not earning as much as you’re truly capable of. Make sure to tune in next week as I talk to two of my students who were chronic underearners who are now earning well into the multiple six figures. Get full show notes and m...


Ep #271: Models on Models
One of the things that I notice about my students is that they have a lot of thoughts about their thoughts. They create models about their thoughts – they have models about their models. By doing so, they resist their original model and can’t allow it to be in order to change it. Join me in this episode as I teach you a meta-skill that will help you avoid the issues you may be having with your models that are keeping you from creating anything you want in your life. Get full show notes and more information ...

Ep #270: Lessons from My Teenagers
On this episode, I am talking to my sons, Christian and Connor Castillo about being teenagers in the Castillo household, and growing up in today’s world. In this episode, we pull back the curtain on what kids go through from middle school to high school and explore what parents can do in order to build a better relationship with their children. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/270...

Ep #269: Self Image
This week, we’re talking about self image – the way you interpret and think about yourself. Not how others think about you. You. Join me to discover how a positive self image can not only enrich your own life but also the lives of those around you and what you can do to start cultivating one today! Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/269...


Ep #268: The Capacity to Have
Reaching a certain level of success (and having those results in your life) is a good problem to have. However, many of us constantly sabotage those hard-earned results, often immediately. Why does this happen? On this episode, I answer this important question and coach on how you can establish your capacity to have the abundance that you created for yourself on any level of this evolution without sabotaging it. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/268...

Ep #267: The Value of a Coaching Session
Join me as I give you a behind-the-scenes look at what’s it’s like to have a coaching session, how you can benefit, and how oftentimes, one coaching session is all you need to get started. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/267...

Ep #266: Why Change Is Hard
On this episode, we explore the topic of why the change is difficult and how to make sense of being uncomfortable on purpose. Tune in to find out why the 50/50 (of negative vs positive emotions) of growth is tremendously better than 50/50 of beating yourself up and seeking false pleasures. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/266...


Ep #265: Entrepreneurial Bookkeeping
I am excited to welcome my friend, our CFO, and bookkeeper Mark Butler to talk about the ins and outs of entrepreneurial bookkeeping. In this wide-ranging conversation, we cover topics from business vs personal debt to the power of marketing. We also give you a behind-the-scenes look at the new Entrepreneurial Bookkeeping program Mark and I have developed and show you how it can help you not only get your books in order but also plan out your future finances. Get full show notes and more information here: h...

Ep #264: Decision Debt
Combining two ideas – consumer debt and not making decisions – I had an epiphany that when we prolong decisions or procrastinate, we end up with a bunch of unmade decisions hanging over us that are nagging at us in the back of our mind. I call this “decision debt.” Join me this week as we explore the reasons why we leave decisions unmade and how it zaps the energy from our brain and keeps us stuck. What is YOUR decision debt costing you? Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachsch...

Ep #263: The Urge Jar
Join me on this episode as I re-visit my three main concepts of weight loss to make sure you’re up to speed on those tools. Then, I share a process that utilizes what we know about the brain, neurotransmitters, and the human body to hack our decision making and reward system. This powerful tool will help you recognize anything that’s not in alignment with what you want for the long term. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/263...


Ep #262: Believing the Model
On this episode, I talk about my personal evolvement through the process of using the Model in my self-coaching and the results and revelations I've experienced along the way. Then, I break down what exactly it means to really believe in this powerful tool based on the universal truth and show you what you can do in order to stay faithful to your desired Model no matter what to achieve any result you want. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/262...

Ep #261: Throw Away Your To-Do List
This week, I’m excited to share with you a webinar that I recorded on the topic of throwing away your to-do list in which I show you exactly how you can create more time and get more efficient in every area of your life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/261...

Ep #260: Lessons Learned from 17 Million
Today, my husband Chris and I talk about our journey from becoming business partners to scaling our business to its current iteration, as well as the role hiring the right coach has played in this process. We also go into the most valuable investments we’ve made in our business, the balance between generosity and not sending the wrong message, what material possessions mean to us, some of our splurges and more… Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/260...


Ep #259: Abundance Assets
As you may know, assets are resources with value that give you a positive return on investment. This week, I’m talking about the three most important assets (resources) that produce abundance in your life – your brain, your time, and your money. Join me as I show you how to prioritize investing in these assets to help you create financial abundance in your life more quickly and create the exact life that you want. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/259...

Ep #258: Selling with Stacey Boehman
To talk about selling and why it’s so important, I’m joined on this episode by Stacey Boehman. We discuss why it’s so important for life coaches (and everyone else) to learn how to sell well. We talk about separating the benefits the seller gets from sales from the benefits the client gets from sales, why you should focus on the latter, and why you have to really believe in what you’re selling. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/258...

Ep #257: What it Takes to Make a Million Dollars
Several of the coaches in my Millionaire Mentoring Group are here to talk about what it takes to make a million dollars (or more) and share their experiences building million-dollar businesses. We discuss why managing your mind is the most essential component of a super-profitable business and why hustle is not part of our process. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/257...


Ep #256: People Pleased
If you’re being people pleased, you might feel resentful of the help. This can lead to a sense of guilt – Why can’t I just let so-and-so help me? They’re just trying to be nice. What’s wrong with me? – and eventually obligation. I’ll just let them help, even though I didn’t want them to. Today, I’m talking all about being people pleased and how important it is to set your boundaries honestly, firmly, and quickly with people who may be doing this to you.  Get full show notes and more information here: https:...

Ep #255: Grief with Krista St. Germain
Join me and Krista as we open up on this difficult but incredibly important topic.  We talk about how we’ve grieved loved ones in our lives and how the process is different in every experience. We talk about the influence of culture on how we grieve and why comparing our grief to others’ is such an unproductive practice. Krista also shares what can be helpful for those processing a loss and how to support somebody who is grieving. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com...

Ep #254: Restriction Love
Join me as we look at the reason why restricting from the place of hate and punishing yourself simply doesn’t work long-term and what you can do instead in order to achieve your goals. Don’t miss this opportunity to clear up any confusion that you may have about restricting things in your life and discover how to use restriction in a way that supports you in the ultimate results that you want in your life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/254...


Ep #253: Impossible Goal Action
Join me as I review the reasons for setting an impossible goal and show you how to bridge the gap between your impossible goal and your immediate reality. I explain what you can do to make sure that you’re having your next actions be possible and how to think about these concepts in a way that keep you moving forward and the big scary goal doesn’t keep you frozen. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/253...

Ep #252: Should I Become a Life Coach?
Join me as I share my thoughts on whether someone should (and most importantly should not) consider pursuing a coaching career and talk about the current state of the coaching industry. I also address the concern of being “too late to the game” and show you exactly how rewarding being a life coach can be. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/252...

Ep #251: Two Types of Discomfort
Discomfort is the currency to your dreams. If you’ve been listening to my podcast, I’m sure you’ve heard me say those words more than once. And what I mean by that is that in order for you to grow into the next version of yourself, you’re going to be uncomfortable. Join me as I show you how you can distinguish between the type of discomfort that serves you and type that doesn’t and explain what you can do in order to get yourself of the right track to your goals. Get full show notes and more information her...


Ep #250: Listener Lessons
A few episodes back, I asked you to call in and share your favorite lessons that you learned from listening to this show. And so many of you called in… I want to thank each and every one of you for your messages! So today, I am SO excited to share a few of these “Listener Lessons” messages with all of you on the podcast. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/250...

Ep #249: Building a Team
Many of you have been asking me what it’s like to build a business as big as mine, bring on a team of people, and manage them. So on this episode, I’m diving into the ins and outs of creating a thriving team that supports the goals and executes the vision for your business and purpose. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/249...

Ep #248: Superthinking
Today, we’re going deeper into the topic of thought work and take a look at the key skills you need to learn in order do what I call “superthinking” – the highest level of thinking to achieve anything you want in life. We also revisit the main attributes of good mental hygiene and then dive into the ins and outs of exactly what it means to be in full control of your mind. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/248...


Ep #247: The Five Emotional Skills
On this episode, we take a look at what it means to be an emotionally healthy human being and go over the five emotional skills you need to get there. Don’t miss this opportunity to find out exactly what you need to do in order to expand your capacity for your emotional and mental health and live a truly fulfilling life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/247...

Ep #246: Modern Mental Health
This week we take a look at what modern mental health is all about and how it differs from happiness. We look at the biggest misconceptions and faulty teaching about emotions that we were inundated with over the years and take a look at how to figure out whether you’re emotionally healthy or unhealthy. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/246...

Ep #245: Body Image with Kara Loewentheil
It's easy to get caught up in what you think you're "supposed" to look like in order to be worthy, to be lovable, but Kara and I are going to break down why feelings of self-loathing don't go away even when you lose a lot of weight without doing the work on your thoughts.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/245...


Ep #244: Thinking Big
This week, we take a deeper dive into the topic of thinking big and what it really means to think strategically to produce incredible results in the world. I go over the immense benefits (and what some may consider drawbacks) of this type of thinking and show you how to actually do it in your life and business. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/244...

Ep #243: Normal Eating?
On today’s episode, I take a look at the topic of normal eating, what people conform to and feel pressured to do, and why we don’t question these things even if they don’t serve us. We also explore the biggest misconceptions about our eating and drinking habits, as well as weight loss, and discuss our relationships with food. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/243...

Ep #242: Depression
This week, we explore what depression is all about, why so many people get stuck in it, and why it’s so difficult for them to get out of it.  I also explain how you can use The Self Coaching Model to better navigate this difficult time of your life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/242/...


Ep #241: Emotional Vocabulary
On this episode, I share some new insights I’ve had about emotions. I talk about how having a broad emotional vocabulary can help you live from the future and practice being who you most want to be. And I share several great exercises for expanding your emotional toolbelt so that you can deepen your relationship with yourself, relationships with others, and experience the full range of emotions that life has to offer. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/241...

Ep #240: Lessons from Success
Today, I want to share my experience of the success that I have achieved through applying The Model in all areas of my life and business. Join me as I talk about my money mindset, dealing with advice from others, the reason why we should always continue growing, and other important lessons I learned from my personal success. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/240...

Ep #239: Neurotransmitters
Today, we take an in-depth look at the five main neurotransmitters – dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin, endorphin, and cortisol – how they evolved over time and how they affect our brain. I explain how this “software” happens to be programmed in a way that often makes us think that there’s something wrong with us. Tune in to find out exactly how neurotransmitters affect you and how you can utilize them for your benefit. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/239...


Ep #238: Accepting Pain
Some of the most painful experiences that we endure in our life happen when we resist the pain and create a lot of unnecessary suffering in the process. This week, I want to talk to you about thinking about pain in a different way to make it much more manageable. Join me as I show you what you can think to help accept the physical pain you’re experiencing get better at processing it. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/238...

Ep #237: How to Fire Someone
Chances are, if you’re an entrepreneur, you will have to fire someone. Same goes for managers and executives. And if you’re neither, there’s a chance that you may be fired. I think this process is a great metaphor for life and how we handle relationships and people. From figuring out whether someone needs to be fired to managing your mind through this process, you’ll learn everything you need to know about letting them go for the right reasons in a way that serves you and your business. Get full show notes ...

Ep #236: Compound Effect
On this episode of The Life Coach School Podcast, I’m talking about the power of the compound effect and the incredible results you can expect from consistently adding small wins under your belt. Whether you’re trying to lose weight or build your business, this episode is for you. Don’t miss this inspirational episode about the power of compound effect and how you can create incredible results in your life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/236...


Ep #235: Obstacle Thoughts
On this episode, we talk about the thoughts that prevent you from getting from where you are right now to where you want to be, where these thoughts come from, and how to become aware of them. Join me as I show you how to properly set goals and lay out a process for managing your insidious obstacle thoughts so they don’t stop you in your tracks and cause you to produce undesired results in your life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/235...

Ep #234: What Do You Want to Believe?
This week, we’re talking about a concept that will help you rapidly get the results that you want in your life. Today, I want you to consider the difference between wanting to believe something and actually believing it. Join me on this episode to find out exactly what you need to do to make yourself strong enough to keep setting bigger goals and keep making your life so much more interesting… Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/234...

Ep #233: Acceptance Is Not Indifference
Of all the things I teach, a concept that I get the most pushback on is “acceptance vs. indifference.” On this week’s thought-provoking episode, I want to explore this concept in depth and talk about accepting “difficult” things and circumstances, like past childhood abuse and rape, as well as the idea that life is 50% positive and 50% negative. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thelifecoachschool.com/233...


Ep #232: The Aligned Model
Over the course of this podcast, I’ve talked about The Self Coaching Model a lot. I’ve talked about applying The Model to any situation in your life to achieve a desired result. However, a lot of people still struggle to fully understand exactly how to bridge the gap between the circumstance and a wanted result. On this episode, we dive in deeper and talk about an advanced concept that I call The Aligned Model – The Model where the circumstance matches your result and how exactly to get there. I talk about ...