In this She’s Brave Podcast episode, Erin Ramsey shares her insights on living a joyful and fulfilling life. Erin emphasizes the power of compassion, honoring our own stories, and living in gratitude. She talks about her personal practice of writing down something beautiful daily and how it helps her stay positive and grateful. Erin also shares her personal journey of building a lavender farm and overcoming challenges in her marriage. She discusses the importance of presence and provides tangible tips on how to clear the way for joy, including limiting news intake, cleaning up social media feeds, and surrounding ourselves with positive energy. Erin also talks about her color-coded tools for behavior change and defines courage as being brave enough to discover what we really want and taking action to get it.
In this episode, you will learn
- Practicing compassion for everyone, even annoying people.
- Honoring our own stories and recognizing others as well.
- Living in gratitude raises feelings and energy levels.
- Being present in the moment, focusing on what’s important.
- Clearing the way for joy by limiting negativity and surrounding oneself with positive influences.
Erin has worked in the early childhood field for over thirty years as a family childcare provider, teacher, executive, trainer and community organizer.
She is the author of Be Amazing: Tools for Living Inspired and Inspired Work: Showing Up & Shining Bright. She speaks for audiences throughout the country and internationally to inspire others for greater service.
Erin has an undergraduate degree in Child Development and Psychology from California State University at Sacramento. She earned a Master of Science in Public Service Administration from the University of Evansville.
She resides with her family in Kentucky, owning a lavender farm called Big Roots. Their goal is to GROW PEACE and provide a place for inspiration and rejuvenation for the well-being of others.