French Kiss Life

Tonya Leigh

French Kiss Life is a podcast, a lifestyle brand, and a global community with a mission to inspire you to live artfully and well. Each week, Master Life Coach, Tonya Leigh, offers practical advice, inspiring stories, and transformational experiences to elevate the everyday lives of women.

All Episodes

Join me on the podcast this week to discover five ways to start living an extraordinary life. And the beauty is, all of these things you can start doing immediately. You’re going to have to shake your world up to become extraordinary. And I can tell you, it’s one of the greatest things you will ever do for yourself. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/198

Sep 16

16 min

Join me on the podcast this week to discover how the quality of your questions affects the quality of your whole life. I’m sharing how to distinguish between low and high-quality questions, the poor-quality questions that we need to address, and how we can start replacing them with questions that excite and motivate us. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/197

Sep 9

23 min

Join me on the podcast this week as we discuss where you should focus if you feel defined by your big mistakes, how to incorporate self-love as a daily practice, how to decide on your next big goal, having confidence in front of the camera, and so much more. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/196

Sep 2

45 min

Join me this week to discover the impact that being easily offended might be having on your life, and what’s going on in your brain when you’re in this space. I’m sharing both sides of the story; how to start the work of not being so easily offended, and how to deal with the people in your life who, it can seem, take offense at anything and everything. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/195

Aug 26

27 min

Join me on the podcast this week to discover my three steps towards graceful thinking that you can start practicing right now. I’m sharing why eliminating negative thoughts is not a realistic goal, and how to deal with your negative thoughts when they do come up, so you can work with them, instead of fearing them. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/194

Aug 19

25 min

Join me on the podcast this week to discover why I know you’re more valuable than you currently believe, and why realizing and increasing your value will change everything in your life. I’m sharing how discovering this played out in my own life, and how to find the areas in your life where you can increase the value you offer the world. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/193

Aug 12

31 min

Tune in this week to discover why increasing your capacity will bring more of whatever it is you want for your life. I’m sharing how we self-sabotage when our capacity isn’t big enough for our goals, and what you can do to embrace the discomfort of increasing your capacity right now. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/192

Aug 5

19 min

Join me on this episode as I dive into my vault of questions from the French Kiss Life community. I’m sharing the secrets of how I stay healthy, motivated, and grounded, as well as what you can do to free your life of boredom and loneliness, and live an elegant life, no matter your circumstances. Oh yeah, I’m also sharing why my lashes have been looking so amazing lately. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/191

Jul 29

53 min

Join me on this week’s episode to discover a new way to think about how your body is changing. I’m sharing why we need to love and support our body now more than ever, and what you can do to continuously check in with your body, and give it what it needs so it can keep serving you for decades to come. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/190

Jul 22

25 min

Tune in this week to discover the truth about thinking highly of yourself. I’m showing you why dismissing this practice as egotistical or narcissistic is not helping anyone, and instead how to start thinking highly of yourself in a way that also embraces your human imperfection. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/189

Jul 15

28 min

Join me on the podcast this week to discover how to analyze the actions you’re taking now, notice where they’re coming from, and how they’re impacting your current life. I’m sharing why actions based in the past keep us stuck, and what you can do to start taking action from your future right now to create a life you love. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/188

Jul 8

26 min

Tune in this week to discover how you might be unconsciously setting yourself up for an unpleasant day, and what you can do to start pre-deciding how you’re going to show up instead. To help guide you in this process, I’m sharing the ways I approach my day, allowing me to find the pleasure in everything that life throws my way. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/187

Jul 1

24 min

Tune in this week to discover the importance of protecting your peace, especially at a time when the whole world is experiencing such a heightened level of collective anxiety. I’m sharing the thoughts that help keep me centered and peaceful, and what you can do to create boundaries in your life for those things and people that you love, but aren’t necessarily serving you. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/186

Jun 24

28 min

Join me on the podcast this week to discover how to live from your future. I’m sharing what you can do to notice where your past thinking is keeping you stuck, and how you can start to deeply question yourself and become the version of you who attracts all of the brilliance that life has to offer. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/185

Jun 17

21 min

Join me on the podcast this week to discover how we keep ourselves stagnant when we get stubborn and defensive and refuse to acknowledge that we could be wrong. I’m sharing how to show yourself and others love throughout this learning process, even if people come at you with anger and why, if you don’t have a willingness to accept you might be wrong, you will never be able to get it right. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/184

Jun 10

27 min

Join me on the podcast this week to discover why self-discipline truly is the key to your freedom. I’m sharing what so many of us have gotten wrong about self-discipline, and how to practice it from a place of abundance and enoughness, so you can really reap the benefits of adding a little discipline into the areas of your life where you’re not as free as you want to be. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/183

May 27

35 min

Listen in this week to discover how to create an ease mindset in every aspect of your world. Ease does not mean easy, so I’m sharing how you can still go after your big dreams and goals, and start living intentionally while embodying an ease mindset every step of the way. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/182

May 20

41 min

Tune in this week as I share how I cultivated a “bring it” attitude, and the thoughts that have allowed me to truly believe that life is happening for me. You’ll discover how resisting the challenging times is stopping you from enjoying the good times, and how to open your arms wide and say, “Bring it. I was made for this.” Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/181

May 13

23 min

How I spent too much of my life trying to convince other people of my worth when the only person I really needed to convince was myself. Once you can see the energy that you show up with when you don’t truly believe in yourself, you’ll be amazed at how much peace and joy is waiting for you when you can move past needing others to believe you are worthy. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/180

May 6

24 min

Join me on the podcast this week to discover why taking a moment to enjoy life’s simple pleasures – the ones that cost nothing – will make your life richer and bring you closer to whatever it is you want to achieve. I’m sharing examples from my life where I lost perspective of the importance of these simple pleasures, and how every aspect of life improves when we celebrate them. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/179

Apr 29

27 min

Join me on the podcast this week for part-three of my dream-making series as I share the three qualities of grace that we need to embody in pursuit of our goals. This is so important because, when you discover how to treat yourself with compassion and kindness, you’ll be able to look back on your life, as your 90-year-old self, without a single regret. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/178

Apr 22

37 min

Join me on the podcast this week as I share what grit is and how you can cultivate it. I’m also sharing how to develop the growth mindset required for going after your big dreams, and what you can do to get really clear on your why, so that the how comes naturally. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/177

Apr 15

36 min

Tune in this week to discover what gumption is, and how embodying gumption is the first step to taking the situation we are in now and turning it into a long-term success. I’m sharing why we need to get clear on our dreams now more than ever, and how to show yourself the evidence that you have what it takes to make those dreams come true. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/176

Apr 8

33 min

We often think that in order to enjoy our own company, we have to force ourselves to be someone we’re not. But that simply isn’t the case. So, join me on the podcast this week to discover how to be your own best friend and accept yourself for who you are. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/175

Apr 1

37 min

Join me on the podcast today and discover how to stay at home in style. I’m sharing how to use this time to produce something that adds value to your life and the whole world. Who we are when we’re by ourselves will determine whether we are a victim during this pandemic, and how you do that is completely up to you, my friend. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/174

Mar 25

34 min

Join me on the podcast this week as the nurse in me geeks out a little over what’s going on biologically when we feel stressed, and how you can work with your brain to assess the situation we are in, to start feeling better right now. You’ll discover how to analyze your thoughts, identify what exactly you can control, and then implement practices to move away from anxiety and into relaxation. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/173

Mar 18

42 min

Discover how to become the CEO of your own mind and run it like a successful business. When you’re making big changes in your life, you’re going to experience some thoughts telling you what you’re doing isn’t going to work. But letting these thoughts influence your direction is not serving you, and even if they’re thoughts that have been with you since the beginning, it’s time to fire them and employ some new ones. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/172

Mar 11

45 min

In today’s episode, I want to tell you about the power of tiny habits. I’ve created quite a few tiny, daily habits over the past few years that have helped me get where I am today. And not only have they helped me make my dreams come true; they’ve also helped me learn to love the journey. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/171

Mar 4

36 min

In this episode, I’ll tell you all about how your inner and outer world work together to create your life. We’ll talk about how slow and steady changes in both of them will allow you to pursue whatever dream you’re dreaming – no matter how far away it might feel right now. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/170

Feb 26

38 min

Once we become adults, it’s up to us to decide what we want to hold on to and what we want to let go of. We get to decide what patterns are going to end with us, and we get to be intentional about what patterns and beliefs we want to hand down to the next generation. In this episode, I’m sharing some of the beliefs that I’ve decided to let go of and what values I’ve chosen instead. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/169

Feb 19

28 min

Today I want to share six of my favorite practices for being a person who brings the sunshine on a cloudy day. We’ll talk about what it means to be a breath of fresh air, why some people may not pick up on the energy you’re putting out, and how to remain unaffected by what’s going on around you. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/168

Feb 12

34 min

In today’s episode we’re talking all about borrowing beliefs and how to choose beliefs that empower you, not drag you down. I’ll share more of my experiences with trying on beliefs and tell you how you can start doing this, too. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/167

Feb 5

28 min

When we embrace our humanness and stop trying to be perfect, life gets a lot more fun. This episode is really a pep-talk from the heart. I’m talking about why I’ve decided to embrace more and more of my messy humanness over the years and some of the things we all deal with. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/166

Jan 29

33 min

It’s no wonder so many of us feel confused, uninspired, or discontent. We’re using certain words and phrases and constantly reinforce those feelings – and usually, we don’t even realize we’re doing it! Today, I want to give you some tools for shifting these stories and ideas about what you can say instead. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/165

Jan 22

34 min

In this episode I’m talking about the book that really helped me shift from being an entrepreneur to embodying CEO energy. I’ll tell you about why great CEOs make swift decisions, why they know their numbers, and why your number one job is to add value. And I’ll give you a peek into how I built and coached my team through our biggest year ever. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/164

Jan 15

44 min

This episode has some great exercises for deepening your connection with your word of the year, and we’ll even fast-forward to the end of 2020 and celebrate all the things our words have helped us accomplish. I can’t wait to see what your words help you create this year! Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/163

Jan 8

24 min

In this episode, I’m talking about why I love choosing a word of the year and why it’s such a great exercise. Then I’m sharing my exact process for picking out a word of the year (and sharing my 2020 word with you!). This practice should be done from a place of relaxation, openness, and with plenty of time – not a place of scarcity or reaction. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/162

Jan 1

34 min

In this episode I want to share the three celebrations I do at the end of every year. These little ceremonies help me reflect on the year that’s passed – both on the highs and the lows – and prepare myself for the beautiful and successful year ahead. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/161

Dec 2019

28 min

In this episode, I’m sharing five steps I’ve taken in the past when my confidence has been shaken. We’ll talk about why it’s essential to start by looking inside your own mind – rather than the outside world – to figure out why you’re not feeling confident. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/160

Dec 2019

32 min

In this episode, I’m talking all about how to make yourself available for what you do want and unavailable for those things you’re done tolerating. I’ll share some of my experiences with this idea, including the points when I was done tolerating mean self-talk, friendships that didn’t fit, and scarcity. You get what you tolerate. So what are you no longer going to be available for in 2020? Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/159

Dec 2019

29 min

In this week’s episode, I’m talking all about “what ifs” and how to manage them. I’ll tell you about some of my experiences with what ifs, how you can turn negative what ifs into positive ones, and how your what ifs can help you create the life of your dreams. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/158

Dec 2019

21 min

Emotional Outsourcing happens when we put the responsibility for our emotions on other people. Today, we'll talk about the impact it has on our minds and lives. We’ll also talk about how you can choose the emotions you want to feel in any situation, and why this doesn’t mean that you have to put up with behavior you don’t like.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/157

Nov 2019

22 min

We all deal with confusion in life, and it’s important to know how to move through it. If we just sit in confusion, we won’t make any progress! So today I wanted to talk about three ways to break up with confusion: gathering more information, making a decision, and taking action. When you free up brain space by breaking up with confusion, you’ll have so much more energy to pour into the things you really want to do!  Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/156

Nov 2019

21 min

There are 3 Es of extraordinary living, and that’s what we’re talking about in this episode. If you upgrade your education, your environment, and your energy, there’s no limit to the amazing things that you will do, see, and become. Today I’m talking you through some of the ways you can upgrade your education, environment, and energy and sharing my experiences with all three. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/155

Nov 2019

27 min

In today’s episode, I’m telling you all about the in-between and my experiences with this strange but enlightening place. I’ll share what I like to ask myself when I’m in this stage, how I encourage myself to keep going, and what I’ve learned from the in-between over the years. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/154

Nov 2019

19 min

In today’s episode I’m talking about how to live a rich life and what you can do now to create more abundance in your everyday life. I’m sharing four steps you can take to get closer to your version of a rich life. Here’s a hint for you: it’s mostly in your mind. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/153

Oct 2019

28 min

Today, I want to share seven tips with you that will help you communicate like a queen. It’s an incredibly empowering approach, and you’ll be amazed how much better it feels to communicate like this than it does to be timid, indirect, and unsure. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/152

Oct 2019

27 min

Today you’ll learn how you can change your life in five seconds or less, thanks to sacred pauses. I’ll tell you about how this practice has helped me in my life and career, and why it’s such a useful tool for shaping the life you want, five seconds at a time. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/151

Oct 2019

15 min

 In today’s episode I’m talking about enoughness and why the truth is – and always has been – that you are enough. I’ll share four things with you that I did to train myself out of a scarcity mindset and into enoughness. And we’ll also talk about why celebration is a key ingredient for this transformation. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/150

Oct 2019

38 min

Have you ever tried so hard to achieve something that you made yourself completely miserable in the process? Perhaps so miserable that the entire journey didn’t even feel worth it by the end? In this episode, I’m sharing five steps you can take to retrain your brain and take a new approach to weight loss. Retraining your mind and thinking new thoughts isn’t an easy undertaking, but it’s one of the most worthwhile things you’ll ever do in your life. Get full show notes and more information here: https://frenchkisslife.com/149

Oct 2019

29 min

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