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Moms with Dreams Show

Moms with Dreams is the go-to podcast for women who want to pursue their dreams in the midst of motherhood. A weekly show that provides empowerment, education and inspiration for moms, this podcast delivers success strategies and actionable steps. Listeners will meet successful people who are living their dreams, and in turn, become inspired to begin their journey toward business ownership, becoming a published author, or pursuing any other passion that's burning inside of them.
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Nov 20, 2019

Jamie ‘Jai’ Morrison is an author and health, fitness and wellness champion. Jamie’s love for reading started when she found the books, The Coldest Winter Ever, by Sister Souljah and Flyy Girl, by Omar Tyree. As a child, Jamie’s passion for reading became her escape after she and her siblings were sent to live with various family members.

Jamie earned her master’s degree in physician assistant studies after 13 years of service in the military as a medical technician. After having her second child, Jamie began a health, fitness, and wellness journey that led to fitness and bodybuilding competitions.

Fueled by her desire to help others and trials she faced as a young woman, Jamie shared her story in her first book, 16 Years 2 Life. Her second book, Boots, Bibs, and Barbells, encourages women from all walks of life to chase their goals and shows them how to take the fear out of meal planning.

During our conversation, Jamie talks about:

  • Her challenging childhood of neglect, mental, and emotional abuse
  • Losing both of her parents at 11 years old
  • How she found the courage to share her truth
  • The correlation she discovered between childhood trauma and physical health & fitness
  • How she balances motherhood as an author, personal fitness trainer, and a full-time career as a physician’s assistant in the military
  • How she practices self-care
  • How she spends quality time with her children and more…

Where you can find Jamie Morrison online:

Website: https://jamiejai.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the_jamiejai/

I hope you enjoyed my conversation with Jamie Morrison, and that you feel inspired to follow your dreams. No matter where you are in your life, you can always make time to do what lights you up and makes you feel alive.

If you’re feeling a little stuck and would like support around balancing motherhood with your dreams and career, practicing self-care, or any other challenge you may be facing as a mom, I’d love to speak with you. Shoot me a quick email at: Erica@momswithdreams.com, and I’ll be sure to respond.

Do you have a topic you’d like me to discuss on the Moms with Dreams Show? Leave me a comment below the show notes at http://ericablocker.com/157 or you can send an email. I love hearing from you, and I ALWAYS personally respond back to you.

Thanks for being a part of my extended family and allowing me to ride with you on this exciting journey to your dreams.

Until next time – RECLAIM your DREAMS! Do what YOU LOVE. Make a DIFFERENCE!

Take care,

Erica

Nov 7, 2019

This episode was inspired by my recent trip to Atlanta to speak at the inaugural She Podcasts Live conference – an event created for female podcasters. I had an AMAZING time meeting new and old friends, learning from presenters, and being introduced to new products and services for podcasters. In this episode, I share some of the unexpected benefits of being a podcaster and how I discovered my personal power.

When I began my podcasting journey in 2015, I had no idea that it would help me face and overcome some of my biggest fears while helping me gain new skills and build confidence.

As you listen, I encourage you to find yourself in my story.

What projects are you currently working on that have allowed you to stretch, learn, and evolve?

What fears have you overcome?

What skills have you gained as a result of your work?

Life is all about learning and growing. If you’re not learning, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not truly living – you’re simply existing.

I hope that you hear something that inspires you and reminds you of the possibilities that are within your reach every single day. You have more power than you may recognize. If your life isn’t going the way you want it to, use your power to change it. Life is too short to spend it sitting on the sidelines. It’s your time to shine!

Wishing you ALL my very best,

Erica

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