Carin' & Sharin' with Karen & Sharen

Sharen Barboza

A podcast dedicated to positivity, well-being and living your best life. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

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Jane's back!  This week, we discuss characters strengths in action by using one of our favorite practices -- Strength Spotting. For more on Strength Spotting check out Jane's blog https://strengthbasedliving.com/?s=strengths-spotting For more on character strengths and how to discover your own unique blend of signature strengths, visit https://www.viacharacter.org/ Stay safe and enjoy the holidays! K & S --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Dec 2020

33 min 6 sec

In this episode we have the honor to be joined by Jane Anderson, President of Strength Based Living, LLC (https://strengthbasedliving.com/) and author of 30 Days of Character Strengths: A Guided Practice to Ignite Your Best.  We discuss character strengths and your own unique blend of signature strengths that make you, well, you.   P.S.  The character strengths research and surveys we reference can be found at www.viacharacter. org --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Dec 2020

34 min 36 sec

In this week's episode, we review the SPIRE model for Wholebeing happiness!  Spiritual, Physical, Intellectual, Relational and Emotional elements that all require our attention for a full, whole-person sense of wellness in your life.  Of course, we've got insights and tips.  So check it out!  -- K&S --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Dec 2020

31 min 4 sec

With the holidays approaching, we invited Mary back to discuss how we can intentionally choose positivity.  We discuss how to overcome the challenges of overindulgence and solitude in these strange and difficult times. And from the bottom of our hearts, we wish for you and yours a peaceful, connected, positive Thanksgiving filled with gratitude, joy, creativity and most of all, love.  Love for others and love for yourself.  Be well.  xo K&S --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Nov 2020

35 min 19 sec

It this week's episode we discuss the concept of neuroplasticity, which is a fancy way of saying changing the brain.  We talk about the brain's role in happiness and habits, and of course, we give some thoughts about how to change your brain for the better!  Enjoy.  Don't forget to subscribe so you won't miss an episode.  Stay safe.  -- K&S --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Nov 2020

24 min 35 sec

Welcome back!  In this episode we explore the theory of hope.  We discuss how increasing hope is within our power and as usual, we provide an evidence-based method to increase your hope and your wellbeing.  Please join us for a few minutes.  You'll be glad you did!  -- K & S --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Nov 2020

23 min 14 sec

In this episode, we discuss how we can approach unpleasant experiences -- through curiosity.   --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Oct 2020

26 min 20 sec

In this episode, we are blessed to have our friend and special guest, Mary DeLai, join us.  She shares the simple concept of "above and below the line" as a tool to facilitate more generative conversations in the workplace and in life.  The video referenced in our discussion is from The Conscious Leadership Group and can be found here:  https://youtu.be/fLqzYDZAqCI --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Oct 2020

33 min 15 sec

We are with ourselves 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   Today, we focus on the content of what we say to ourselves and how to move from negativity to positivity. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Oct 2020

24 min 19 sec

It this episode we discuss how to treat yourself with the same kindness you show to others.  We share some thoughts and tips on how to give yourself care, support and love.   --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Oct 2020

28 min 21 sec

Trusting in yourself and your ability to move in this life is foundational.  In today's episode, we explore self-trust and its relationship to autonomy and self-respect while offering practical steps to increase your sense of self-efficacy in the world.   --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Sep 2020

39 min 14 sec

In this episode we explore the value of positivity by discussing Dr.  Barbara Fredrickson's research on the impact of positive emotions.  We review her Broaden and Build theory along with discussion of the negativity bias and some tips for increasing your positivity ratio.  Enjoy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Sep 2020

34 min 36 sec

The background on how we arrived here -- how we each personally made the journey, joined each other and created this podcast. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carin-n-sharin/support

Sep 2020

27 min 8 sec