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Simply Designed Life Podcast Series

The Simply Designed Life Series is an audio podcast that serves mostly entrepreneurial women who want to simplify their busy lives in order to make room for the things that really matter. It includes inspiration, motivation and everyday tips to help us live according to our values and purpose so we can truly thrive and help others thrive as well.

Episode #10: Teliah Gienger on Balancing Acts in Business and Life

Teliah is the owner of Renu Hot Yoga, NUYU Juice Bar, and the host of The Balancing Act Podcast, where she interviews women entrepreneurs on balancing personal and business life. Aside from those three, she coaches personal clients on developing healthy habits. She loves every joy, opportunity, challenge and growth moment that comes along with being an employer and working alongside her amazing husband, Kylon. Teliah loves being outside with her family and looks forward to building their dream home in the mountains of beautiful Washington State so she can snowboard and work from home every day. 😉

Connect with Teliah on her website and Twitter. For information on her podcast, check out the Facebook page or email Teliah at

Episode #9: Laurie Davis on Finding Love Online

Laurie Davis Edwards is the Founder and CEO of eFlirt, an online dating Concierge service. Her company has helped thousands of singles meet meaningful matches digitally, and her advice has been featured in more than 500 international media outlets, including the New York Times, Good Morning America, The Steve Harvey Show, Forbes, Elle, Men’s Health, and the Wall Street Journal. She has been nominated Best Dating Coach two years in a row at the iDate Awards. Laurie wrote the best-selling book, Love @ First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating. She is married to her tweetheart, who she eFlirted with in 140 characters on Twitter.

Connect with Laurie at her website, Twitter and Facebook.

Episode #8: Kathy Peterman on How to Retire and Simplify Life

Kathy Peterman chose to retire early and begin the adventure of finding “herself.” After working full-time for more than 33 years first as a nurse and later managing several departments in healthcare, she started writing about “the 3rd chapter” of her life and embracing the notion she was indeed, the author and creator of her own life. Soon she found herself experimenting and enjoying experiences that enriched her life. She decluttered her home in every room, closet, and drawer. She walked 500 miles through France and Spain with everything she needed in her backpack. She created goals for reducing her impact on the earth and for increasing her impact in her relationships.

Learn more at Connect on Facebook and Instagram.

Episode #7: Genavieve Shingle Jaffe on How to Protect the Legal Side of Your Business With Sparkle

Genavieve Shingle Jaffe is our very own sparkly lawyer who helps you cover your beautiful business booty with legit legal protection. She runs a law practice and is the co-creator of the online legal course, Damsel Goes Bare,™ where she educates and empowers female entrepreneurs with the legal side of their business. She believes in magic, unicorns, pink hair & miracles.

Find out more at Sign up for the free video series: Connect with her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Episode #6: Karen Trepte on Figuring It All Out

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Karen Trepte is a Productivity Coach who helps entrepreneurs be more productive so they can make more money and have more time to do the things they love to do. She learned the ropes by starting numerous successful businesses including a flower shop and multiple MLMs. She even used to carry her daughter on her back to sales calls! Karen’s motto is “Work is joy.”

Find out more at and check out her 6 Steps to a More Productive You Checklist. Connect on Facebook and Twitter.

Episode #5: Tiffany Beverlin on Literally Following Your Dreams to Start Your Own Business

Tiffany Beverlin was born outside London and came to the U.S. after graduating from University. She then quickly married, and gave up her burgeoning career to stay home and raise three children.

During her fifteenth year of marriage—and after a decade out of the workforce—Tiffany was forced to recycle her life. She was repeatedly told she was unemployable, due to such a large gap in her resume.

After a fortuitous dream about problems selling her own engagement ring, she created a one of a kind company for that purpose. rose as the only marketplace that specializes in selling goods from one’s divorce.

Learn more about her company at Reach out to her directly via email at Follow her on social media on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

Episode #4: Erin McElroy on How to Quit Your Day Job to Travel the World

Erin McElroy inspires and facilitates change in the world without and the world within. She combines her professional experience guiding organizations through change in the corporate setting with her personal experience of transformation and creative practices to help individuals and groups influence change in their own lives and in the world around them.

In 2012, Erin sold her house, car, most of her belongings and quit her corporate job to go on a journey of self-discovery in South America. This had her wandering through several countries and living in Argentina for 2 years as she discovered her passion for nature, adventure and the transformation that comes about when we explore the unknown and embrace creativity.

Follow her on Instagram at @erinkmac where she likes to share both visual and written musings from travels, adventures in nature and everyday life. Her website is

Episode #3: Courage vs. Comfort: How to Take the First Step Towards a Goal

Here I discuss:
1) What holds us back from starting on a new goal or habit.
2) How to break down a large task to baby steps.
3) Setting goals with deadlines.

Episode #2: How to Deal With Overwhelm in Less Than 2 Minutes

Here are quick tips on how to deal with overwhelm:
1) Clear your space.
2) Take a nature break.
3) Choose one thing.
4) Do it.

Episode #1: Pat Romain on Self-Care in Business and Life


Pat Romain is a former launch strategist turned certified coach-in-training putting hard-won skills to use by supporting wellness visionaries, consultants, life coaches and those busting out of the cubicle on a mission to change the world! In addition to self-care practices, she’ll give quick tips for getting stuff done around family time and fun things to do in Montreal. She’s at