Thrive On Life Podcast
E81 How to Hack Your Hormones to Start Thriving with Maddie Miles

E81 How to Hack Your Hormones to Start Thriving with Maddie Miles

January 21, 2021

After years of struggling with her health while battling an eating disorder, Maddie Miles finally had an awakening one day after a series of tough events that led her to start taking her health into her own hands. Now, she is on the journey to help others like you do the same by learning how to hack their hormones and use integrative medicine to thrive. 

 

In this episode, we chat about her journey through battling her eating disorder, living in Spain, what caused a shift in her view on health, and how she is using it to help others today. 

 

Key Topics

- How Maddie got into food photography and brand collaborations 

- What called her to move to Austin, Texas

- How family struggles affected her growing up and led to a battle with an eating disorder

- Her move to Spain and the struggle she faced there

- How she overcame her eating disorder

- Maddie’s experience with the healthcare system and why it lead her to functional and integrative medicine 

- The process of growing her brand on Instagram 

- The harmful effects of birth control and why Maddie is against it 

Resources Mentioned

Maddie’s Podcast

Podcast Episode about Seed Cycling 

Connect with Maddie

Maddie’s Instagram

Maddie’s Website

Connect with CJ Finley:

CJ's Instagram  

Thrive On Life Instagram

Thrive On Life Website 

E80 Breaking Free from Attachment and Surrendering to What the Future Holds with Sarah Kaney

E80 Breaking Free from Attachment and Surrendering to What the Future Holds with Sarah Kaney

January 14, 2021

Sarah Kaney is the epitome of making the best out of a tough situation. After losing her husband to cancer, she easily could have spiraled and let that ruin her life, however, she instead chose to make the most of it and help carry on his legacy. Tune in to hear the full story that captures what it truly means to ThriveOn Life, even when it’s hard. 

Key Topics

- How moving around and seeing different cultures has helped Sarah gain perspective

- The story of how Sarah and her husband met

- His battle with cancer 

- Why good sleep is crucial for good health

- Managing losing a loved one

- Functional medicine and its benefits

- Finding balance in a busy life 

 

Connect with Sarah

Sarah’s Instagram

 

Connect with CJ Finley:

CJ's Instagram  

Thrive On Life Instagram

Thrive On Life Website 

E79 Building Solid Foundations and Thriving on Leadership with Jevin Koleth, Leadership Coach

E79 Building Solid Foundations and Thriving on Leadership with Jevin Koleth, Leadership Coach

January 7, 2021

You may have heard before that you need a solid foundation for your life, business, relationships, etc., but how do we go about building these foundations? 

 

Today, we welcome to the show Jevin Koleth, a Leadership Coach who is dedicated to helping other leaders THRIVE by helping them to build solid foundations in their lives. In this episode, we define character development, chat about mentorship, discuss what it truly means to be a leader, and how you can build a solid foundation in your life. 

Lessons

- How to shift your mindset when things go wrong

- Defining character development

- How mentorship has impacted Jevin’s life

- The issues surrounding titles in jobs and in life

- What core values are and why you should know yours

- The importance of a solid foundation 

- How to use your weaknesses as a superpower 

 

Connect with Jevin

Jevin’s Instagram

Jevin’s Website

Connect with CJ Finley:

CJ's Instagram  

Thrive On Life Instagram

Thrive On Life Website 

“Thriving is just doing something everyday that fulfills what I believe in.” -Jevin Koleth

E78 How to Change Your Life in One Word with Rich Keller, Motivational Speaker and Coach

E78 How to Change Your Life in One Word with Rich Keller, Motivational Speaker and Coach

December 31, 2020

Did you know that YOU are your own personal brand? What about HOW to define that personal brand? This week’s guest is Rich Keller, who defines himself as a “catalyst” as he helps others find and cultivate their personal brand so that they can THRIVE. 

 

Join us and learn how to WIN in 2021 by finding your own “one word”, as well as pick up many other useful lessons from a man that truly lives to THRIVE. See below for a full list of topics covered in this episode with Rich Keller. 

Key Topics

- How to know what you’ve got BEFORE it’s gone 

- Rich and his wife’s battles with cancer

- Walking away from his well-paying corporate job to pursue a dream

- How to figure out your “one word”

- How to “just start” 

- What you do is not who you are, but who you are drives what you do 

- Money follows value

-The importance of free work 

- Asking how you can help others 

Resources Mentioned

The Catalyst Effect Podcast with Rich Keller (Spotify) 

Connect with GUEST

Connect with Rich on LinkedIn

Schedule a call with Rich! 

 

Connect with CJ Finley:

CJ's Instagram  

Thrive On Life Instagram

Thrive On Life Website 

 

“If you want a legacy, go make it.” -Rich Keller

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E77: The Best Gift You Can Give; A Special Christmas Episode with CJ Finley, Founder of ThriveOnLife

E77: The Best Gift You Can Give; A Special Christmas Episode with CJ Finley, Founder of ThriveOnLife

December 24, 2020

We’re back this week with a short solo episode from CJ as we chat about the best gift you can give others AND yourself. The best part? It’s FREE! Tune in to learn what it is and to hear about how you can improve your life and those around you headed into the new year. 

 

Enjoy and have a Merry Christmas, y’all! 

Lessons

- The best gifts are free

- Who you surround yourself with determines who you will become

- How to become a better person

- How to shoot your shot and connect with people

- How to make the most of 2021 

 

Connect with CJ Finley:

CJ's Instagram  

Thrive On Life Instagram

Thrive On Life Website 

E76: Keeping Up With The Finleys: Reflections on the Past Year with CJ and Erin Finley, the Husband and Wife Duo Behind ThriveOnLife

E76: Keeping Up With The Finleys: Reflections on the Past Year with CJ and Erin Finley, the Husband and Wife Duo Behind ThriveOnLife

December 17, 2020

The ThriveOn Wife is back! CJ’s wife, Erin is back on the show today as the couple reflects on the past year and the lessons learned through 2020. They dive into why they invested in the Thrive HQ, their plans falling apart due to COVID-19, and how they have adapted and still made it to be one of the best decisions they have ever made. They also discuss visions for 2021 and more lessons they learned from this year. Tune in and enjoy catching up with the Finleys! 

Key Topics

- The importance of reflecting and taking action 

- How COVID forced CJ and Erin to adapt 

- Dealing with the “now what?” trap

- CJ’s visions for the future with Thrive HQ

- Creating an environment to THRIVE

- Dealing with feeling uncomfortable working out at the gym

- How blood work has helped them evaluate and improve their health

- Struggling to follow through on things 

- Competing with yourself

- Why you should learn a new skill 

- How to fuel your passion 

- Embracing discomfort 

 

Connect with Erin:

Erin’s Instagram

Erin’s Website

Connect with CJ Finley:

CJ's Instagram  

Thrive On Life Instagram

Thrive On Life Website 

(CJ's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/cj.finley 

Thrive On Life Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thriveonlife 

Thrive On Life Website https://www.thriveonlife.com )


“As I reflect, I want to be able to say that I tried different things and I’ve broken past certain limitations in my mind.” -Erin Finley

E75 Doing Business the Golden Way with Clark Nowlin, CEO of Golden Ratio

E75 Doing Business the Golden Way with Clark Nowlin, CEO of Golden Ratio

December 10, 2020

The quality of the people around you is a direct reflection of the quality of your life. The same is true for your business. Clark Nowlin, Founder and CEO of Golden Ratio learned this early on and attributes the quality of the people he works with to the success of his company. In this episode of the ThriveOnLife Podcast, we chat with Clark about what Golden Ratio is and how it started, the importance of delegating to a team, seizing opportunity, and so much more. Tune in and learn how to start your day, the golden way! 

Key Topics

- Breaking down what Golden Ratio is and how it’s made 

- The origin story of Golden Ratio

- Persisting through the tough times

- The importance of understanding what you are good at and delegating the rest 

- Clark’s journey through music and the lessons it taught him 

- Why the quality of people on your team is crucial 

- Explaining the branding behind Golden Ratio

Resources Mentioned

Losing My Virginity - Richard Branson (Autobiography)  (https://amzn.to/2VMYNj4)

Connect with Clark

Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/drinkgoldenratio/

Website (https://drinkgoldenratio.com

 

Connect with CJ Finley:

CJ's Instagram  

Thrive On Life Instagram

Thrive On Life Website 

(CJ's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/cj.finley 

Thrive On Life Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thriveonlife 

Thrive On Life Website https://www.thriveonlife.com )

 

“At this corporate job, I’m counting time. Where I’m going, this is going to teach me how to make my time count.” -Clark Nowlin\

E74 Find Your Spark with Genevieve A., Lifestyle Fitness Enthusiast

E74 Find Your Spark with Genevieve A., Lifestyle Fitness Enthusiast

December 3, 2020

Genevieve was on the path to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a nurse when she decided to pivot and chase a life built around what she LOVES to do, which is help people learn how to make fitness a part of their daily lives. We were privileged to welcome her to the show this week as we chat about everything from managing setbacks, changing career paths, and more to help you “find your spark”. Tune in to learn more about Genevieve and how YOU can step into doing what you love. 

Lessons

- Finding your “spark” 

- How to handle it when your world gets flipped upside down

- Breaking free from what you feel like you’re “supposed to do” and stepping into what you LOVE to do 

- Defining what you are really looking for

- How to be an intentional listener

- The importance of being genuine and stepping into yourself

- Why you should “step away” from your phone more often and tips on how to do so

- Guarding your energy

- Why you don’t have to be in athletics to be fit

Resources Mentioned

Digital Minimalism - Cal Newport 

Connect with Genevieve

Genevieve’s Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/genevieve.fit/

Genevieve’s Website (https://www.peacelovegenevieve.com)

Connect with CJ Finley:

CJ's Instagram  

Thrive On Life Instagram

Thrive On Life Website 

(CJ's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/cj.finley 

Thrive On Life Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thriveonlife 

Thrive On Life Website https://www.thriveonlife.com )

 

“It turns out, the answer was always within me.” -Genevieve Alfond

E73 Less Is More; Thanksgiving Episode with CJ Finley, Founder of ThriveOnLife

E73 Less Is More; Thanksgiving Episode with CJ Finley, Founder of ThriveOnLife

November 26, 2020

We’ve all probably heard the saying “less is more” multiple times before, but how do we apply that to our daily lives? 

CJ helps to answer that question in this week’s solo Thanksgiving episode by breaking down how to optimize your health, wealth, and happiness during the holidays. Tune in and learn how you can enter the new year as happy and healthy as possible.  

Lessons

- Why less equals more

- Making the most of the holidays during a pandemic

- Breaking down health, wealth, and happiness

- Be grateful for good health in world where a lot of people are struggling with their health 

- Defining true wealth

- Why happiness is a choice and how to choose it

- Identifying and eliminating the negative things in your life that do not serve you

- Navigating change

- How to declutter your life

 

Resources Mentioned

Essentialism by Greg McKeown

 

Connect with CJ Finley:

CJ's Instagram  

Thrive On Life Instagram

Thrive On Life Website 

(CJ's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/cj.finley 

Thrive On Life Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thriveonlife 

Thrive On Life Website https://www.thriveonlife.com )

 

 

“Focus on decluttering your life so that you can focus on what truly matters.” -CJ Finley

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