#18: 3 Ways to Get Out of Your Own Way Right Now

Hey you, ambitious one with the big dreams! I see you…

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I know what it feels like to have massive dreams and goals, the kind that light you up so bright inside.

I also know what it feels like NOT to make progress on them. That stagnant / stuck feeling that is so discouraging…

I’ve learned now that those feelings are just nudging me to take a look in the mirror and figure out what needs to be dealt with in order to launch forward into the next level of my life or career.

This very short rant-like episode gives you 3 tips that you can use starting today to get out of your way. Because progress is everything. We don’t JUST feel the joy, meaning and fulfillment when we get to our destination. We also feel it every step of the way, as long as we are moving forward.

I got you, friend. Listen to this episode and get unstuck right now :)

And of course when you’re done, come on over to Instagram and let me know what you thought about this episode! Hearing your comments is (no word of a lie) ALWAYS the highlight of my day.

Enjoy :)

#17: The Power of Self-Talk with Taylor Neely

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Wondering why you aren't achieving some of the goals you're setting out to achieve? You may be dealing with the most critical of all critics - the one within.

For many of us, we don't even notice that little voice in our heads, or if we do, we believe it is who we are and that we can't change it.

The good news is that we can, and in this episode, Taylor Neely explains how we can go about that. Taylor Neely is a personal trainer and workshop facilitator that helps her clients focus on their mental health as they go through their journey to improve their physical health.

Taylor has been a competitive athlete for most of her life and felt a strong gap in her own life when it came to her physical and mental health. Through her own personal growth, she realized the importance of self awareness and transforming our self talk from negative to positive, and ultimately how these things influence the outcome of every single thing we aim to achieve in our lives.

I hope you enjoy this episode, and if you do, take a screen shot and let me know over on Instagram or leave a review for the podcast over on iTunes! Both of these small actions go a long way!

Linked Mentioned in this Episode

Taylor Neely on Instagram

Taylor Neely’s Email Address: neelytaylor@outlook.com

Miriam Buttu on Instagram

#16: When the Impossible Becomes Possible with Troy Campbell

Is there something in your mind that you really, really want but on some level you almost don't believe it's possible? Or even worse, does every one around you tell you straight to your face that what you're after is never going to happen?


Well, my guest on this week's episode knows all about that! Troy Campbell achieved incredible success in the world of fitness and bodybuilding, without any drugs, despite the fact that everyone around him said he'd never be able to do it. 

He persisted and persisted, and years later...he looks like this. --->

Troy has now used this incredible success to launch a brand new career in acting. In this episode, Troy talks about important barriers that we must overcome on the way to our dreams, like surrounding ourselves with people who understand and support our goals. 

If you are on a mission to achieve something big, then you are going to love this episode!  

#15: Know Yourself to Grow Yourself with Virginia Gronley

Have you ever been super confused about your identity? I remember a very specific time in my life when I was super confident that I had figured out everything there is to know about myself.

It’s honestly almost laughable now, because now I know that you can never ever know everything there is to know about yourself! Because you are always changing and evolving, and that’s the beautiful thing about being human, isn't it?

When I decided that I knew everything about who I was, I stopped growing.

It took me years to realize that the reason I was so miserable was because I had completely lost touch with who I was. My sense of identity was completely out of date. It was old and was overdue for an update.

When I re-committed to figuring out who I was, I was shocked at how much I had changed over the short few years. And as soon as I finally realized that I can never stop learning about myself, my growth skyrocketed.

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So when Virginia Gronley told me that she strongly believes in the Law of Awareness - in order to grow yourself, you must know yourself - I knew it was imperative that I have her on the podcast!

Virginia is a leadership speaker, coach and trainer and her mission is to help individuals, teams and businesses develop their leadership skills. She has worked in the leadership world for over 20 years and has led over 100 training events helping individuals, teams and businesses maximize potential, enhance engagement, performance and productivity.

I know that you are going to love this episode! And when you're done listening, be sure to take a screenshot and tag me (@miriambuttu) and Virginia (@virginiagronley) on Instagram and let us know what you think!


Links Mentioned in this Episode

Miriam's email address (to learn more about the Career Clarity Accelerator Program): INFO@MIRIAMBUTTU.COM

Virginia Gronley's Website

Virginia Gronley on Facebook

Virginia Gronley on Instagram

Virginia Gronley on LinkedIn

Miriam's Instagram

#14: How Picking a Word of the Year Changes Everything with Robin Finney

I was so frustrated with myself and was desperate for a change in December of 2015. I had huge dreams but I wasn't taking any action. I would start new projects and drop them as soon as it got hard.

Everyday I asked myself how it was ever going to be possible to achieve ANY of my goals if I wasn't able to be consistent. And there it was...my 2016 word of the year was born. Consistency.

I went on to create my first blog and wrote a brand new post every single week. So many things shifted that year because of my word/theme for the year, and one of those things was my ability to trust my own commitments to myself. And wow was that ever powerful! 

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That's why I had to have Robin Finney on this podcast as the first post for 2019! In 2018, she lived her intention of Bold Freedom to the fullest by quitting her corporate job of nearly 11 years and letting go of many of her possessions to follow her dream of traveling the world. Now, she is a nomad, writer, self-made international model, yogi, and Wandering Aunt.

As a yoga student and teacher, Robin knows the importance of setting intentions and has seen firsthand how powerful they can be, and that's exactly what she shared with us today during this interview.

Have a listen! And once you're done, we want to hear what your word of the year is. I tell you exactly how to share it with us at the end of the episode. Enjoy!

#13: Plan RIGHT for 2019

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2019 is right around the corner, or maybe it's already here by the time you're reading this! Either way, have you prepared yourself for the fresh start by getting super intentional about what you want to change in the new year?

Look, all of us want to change. Every single person I know wants to change.

The problem is that most people don't know HOW to do it.

And that is exactly what I help you do in this episode.

By the way, this episode is essentially the Part Two to Episode 11, where I led you in reviewing the last year in order to be able to plan right for 2019. Unfortunately, you can't do one without the other! So if you haven't listened to Episode 11 yet, you can find it right here, and don't forget to scoop up the free downloadable workbook I created for you to make the whole process easier. 

This episode gives you 3 simple questions to use as a framework to integrate more of what you want more of in your life, and to slowly eliminate what you want less of in your life. 

This process is a game changer, especially after you've reviewed your last year following the process I shared in Episode 11. Once you've put in the work, don't forget to send me a message and tell me about the magic! 

Happy planning!! Xx

P.S. At the end of this episode, I share some insider information about what has changed in The Career Clarity Accelerator Program 2.0 which will be launching mid-January 2019! Stay on the lookout for more info through email or on Instagram if you’re up for the challenge!

#12: The Unlimited Power of Mindfulness with Trish Tutton

As someone who practices yoga and meditation, I was blown away by all the wisdom that was shared in this interview with Trish Tutton. Lightbulb moments, epiphanies, full circle realizations, the whole nine yards!!


Trish is a Speaker, Yoga and Mindfulness teacher, a graduate of theatre school and a lifelong student. She is curious about how being more present can make us happier and healthier. Her passion for sharing mindfulness comes from her own experience of working in the corporate and non-profit sector. During this time, she experienced the incredible benefits of having a mindfulness practice. She was more energized, happy and focused, and felt better equipped to manage the stresses of her work. She has since taught hundreds of professionals how to transition from overwhelmed and ineffective to focused and efficient.

I walked away from this conversation feeling super empowered and with a much deeper sense of knowledge and control over my life. I cannot wait for you to listen to this episode and once you’re done, please come on over and share your thoughts with myself and Trish over on Instagram!

#11: The Deep & True Year End Review Process I’ve used to change my life

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A few years ago during December, I remember feeling an intense urge for change. An intense urge to turn a new page, start fresh, and change my life. The problem was that I had no idea where that urge was coming from or WHAT I specifically needed to change to be happy.

Luckily, I followed the urge, and what ended up coming out of it was a year end review process that I continue to turn to year after year. Now, I’m sharing this process with you in this week’s episode of The Power & Potential Podcast! It is incredibly powerful, and it has worked wonders in my life. I can’t wait for you to listen in on this episode and give the review process a shot!

It’s a deep and reflective process that helps you get to the bottom of what REALLY needs to change. Not the surface-y stuff like getting a new job or losing weight. This process helps you get to the root of the good and bad things you’ve been experiencing.

I also created this free workbook to facilitate your review experience. The structure is already there, the questions and prompts are there…all you need is to put aside some time to truly reflect.

You so got this!

Download it now so you have it on hand when you’re done listening!

Part 2 of this process is coming soon and it will guide you through planning 2019 in the most authentic and true way for YOU. So stay tuned for that episode!

Until then, I hope you enjoy this episode, and as always I would love to hear from you over on Instagram OR in the comments below this post! (And whatever you do, don’t forget to download the workbook because you will absolutely need it!)

Happy Listening & Reviewing! Xx

Links Mentioned in this Episode

The Deep & True Year End Review - The workbook

Connect with me on Instagram

#10: How introspection & intuition can illuminate your life’s path with Jenny Paul

Have you ever taken a step back from your life for just one second and wondered, "How did I get here, and is this really what being an adult is all about?!?"


If so, I have good news for you because there is something you can do about it today! In this episode, I interview Jenny Paul, a former corporate lawyer turned lifestyle entrepreneur. Unhappy with her career in law, she left to start her own recruitment company, which she quickly grew to 6 figures. Now, as a business coach and the blogger behind livelongandhustle.com, she helps female entrepreneurs build businesses that support their ideal lifestyles.

Her story of how she transitioned into becoming a successful Entrepreneur, and how she continues to check in with herself and pivot accordingly, is beyond inspiring. 

The best part of her story is that she used her own intuition and the process of introspection to get there, which in case you didn’t know, you have access to the exact same tools!

This episode is a must-listen for anyone who wonders if THIS is the life you’ve been working so hard to have. If you’ve ever wondered if you’re missing a huge piece of the puzzle, you most likely are! Make sure to listen to this episode right now, because I don’t want you to miss out on something that has the power to change everything for you.

And when you’re done listening, come on over to Instagram and let us know how this episode impacted you. Jenny and I would LOVE to hear from you! (Tag us both @miriambuttu and @livelongandhustle).

Happy Listening!

Links Mentioned in this episode

Jenny's Website - Live Long + Hustle 

Jenny on Instagram

Miriam's Website - miriambuttu.com

Miriam on Instagram

#9: Understanding + Processing Your Emotional Triggers + Reactions

Let's be honest with each other for one second, shall we? We all have feelings. Men and women, socially acceptable or not, we all have them.


If I asked a room full of 100 people to put their hand up if they were taught how to process their emotions, how many people do you think would raise their hand? I would bet that less than 10 hands would go up. 

Growing up, we learn that emotions are inconvenient and disruptive and that we shouldn't have them. As a result, we learn to suppress them (and we learn to do this really, really well!), and we never learn how to deal with them effectively.

However, understanding our emotions gives us access to a whole new level of self-understanding and self-awareness. When we can identify our triggers and understand why they create the reactions they create, we regain the power over how we feel every single day.

In this episode of The Power & Potential Podcast, I share a personal story that happened to me recently where I was emotionally triggered and I break down the steps required to process that experience. 

After this episode, you'll become more aware of your emotional triggers and reactions, and you'll slowly decrease how often you suppress them. This episode is life-changing!

If you get anything out of this episode, which I am sure you will, I would love it if you would come on over to Instagram and let me know! If you're feeling like a superhero today, head on over to Itunes and leave me a review there!