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Heather Sweeney

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Be Courageous: Featuring NaughtyGood Bites Woman of the Month, Heather Sweeney

She Built This™

"You have everything you need to reach your summit." Join She Built This host, Emily Aborn, and NaughtyGood Bites owner, Lindsay Taylor in a conversation with NaughtyGood Woman of the month, Heather Sweeney.  Heather shares her journey of being COURAGEOUS, trusting, and staying present as she hikes to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, giving back over $40,000 to LLS.  About Heather:  Heather is a Wellness Coach, Registered Nurse, Inspirational Speaker andStory Teller. She is also the creator of “The Unicorn Pasture”, offering the opportunity to bring magic to life by adopting your very own unicorn. Through her Wellness Coaching, Heather guides individuals towardpersonal growth with her “inside-out” approach, believing that to achieve real transformation we must first look inside ourselves. Heather resides in New Hampshire with her two children. She is an eternal optimist, avid fundraiser, traveler, and lover of all things adventurous and outdoors. Heather's Website and Blog 

1hr 5mins

28 Apr 2021

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Heather Sweeney

The Lives of Writers

Michael talks with Heather Sweeney about finding oneself as a writer/artist, wading through the muck of social media, and all sorts of things in between.Heather Sweeney is a writer, teacher, and visual artist in San Diego. She's also the author of the collections, Dear Marshall, Language is Our Only Wilderness (Spuyten Duyvil Press) and Call Me California (Finishing Line Press). Her chapbooks include Just Let Me Have This (Selcouth Station Press), Same Bitch, Different Era: The Real Housewives Poems (above/ground press), and most recently, The Book of Likes (The Hunger Press). You can find her on Instagram and at www.heathercsweeney.com.Podcast theme: DJ Garlik and Bertholet's "Favorite Sause" used with permission from Bertholet.


8 Apr 2021

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Episode 16: Special Guest Heather Sweeney

The Grace + Growth Podcast: Emerging Fearlessly From PTSD

Join me, your host, Crystal Farley as we talk to the brilliant and beautiful Heather Sweeney. From wearing many hats, to changing careers with kids and later in life, to divorce, to lessons learned and perseverance... this was one of my most favorite conversations ever.Who is Heather?Heather Sweeney is a Wellness Coach, Registered Nurse, and the creator of “Dive In”, a blog providing inspiration and promoting overall wellness through storytelling. Through her Wellness Coaching, Heather guides individuals towardpersonal growth with her “inside-out” approach, believing that to achieve realtransformation, we must first look inside ourselves. Heather resides in NewHampshire with her two children. She is an eternal optimist, avid fundraiser,traveler, runner, hiker, and lover of all things adventurous and outdoors. Currently, Heather is fundraising to give back to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as she prepares to summit Mount Kilimanjaro with their Team In Training Program.Website: https://heathersweeney.com/giving-backFundraising Page: https://pages.lls.org/tnt/vtnt/kili100320/HSweeney


1 Sep 2020

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"I want to be seen as someone where others will say: 'If you did that, I know I can, and I will too'." Heather Sweeney

How Do You Want To Be Seen?

Heather Sweeney, like so many of us has worked through those difficult times.  That's not why her story is one to share; it's because of how she did it and what she's learned along the way.   In our conversation she shared quite a bit about the projects she's supporting through nonprofit organizations.  If you'd like to learn more ask her.  And in the meantime, here are some relevant links. Team In TrainingClimb 2 Cure {Kilimanjaro)  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Thank you Heather for you decision to be positive and to share with others your strength, empathy and compassion.   Photo credit goes to Kristin Hardwick.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lisa-arnold-being-seen/message


27 Jul 2020

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027: Heather Sweeney, Writer

She Percolates with Jen Hatzung & Danielle Spurge

Find Heather here:Blog // Facebook // Instagram // Twitter Heather is a freelance writer appearing in publications like the Huffington Post and the New York Times as well as various other online publications.  She also blogs at Riding the Roller Coaster. She's a former military spouse, a mother of two, an avid runner, and everything in between. We dive right in and talk about what success means to Heather as well as how Heather is working to find a few identity after divorce.  She shares all about how she had a major life plan when she started college. This plan included getting her undergraduate degree in 4 years, moving straight on to her master's, becoming a sports psychologist, getting married at 27, having her first baby at 30, publishing a novel, and finally having her second baby at 32. This all started to change when she didn't want to be a sports psychologist, she didn't want to keep going to school after her undergraduate degree and when she got married at 24 instead of 27! Life was going anything but according to her plan."My definition of success at age 38 is far different than it was 20 years ago...I was just starting out college and i had this huge plan of where my life was going to go and what success meant to me.""I guess at that point in my life success meant having it all, but it didn't take me long to realize how unrealistic that was."Heather shares with us about her different career paths, going back to school to get her Master's in elementary education, teaching kindergarten and realizing while she was a good teacher her heart was in her writing. She looked forward to getting home from teaching so she could write posts for her blog. While she always new she would pursue writing she never imagined she would be able to get paid for it. We also talk about when she felt lost, and didn't believe in herself."There was a time in my life a few years ago I felt completely lost. I was a stay at home mom...I was always somebody else's mom, somebody else's wife, somebody's daughter, somebody's friend and I didn't know where heather was anymore. Heather was just kind of gone and I didn't really believe in myself because I didn't really know what I wanted."A big shift for Heather happened after her marriage of 13 years ended in divorce."I think success to me now is more about balance and happiness and less about chasing after the big picture. Now I find success in small victories because I think they bring me closer to my larger goals."


20 May 2015