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Power Principles Podcast

What If YOU Are the Problem?

Ep. 52 You know all those people and things who are messing up your life and stopping you from being able to be happy? What if they aren’t the problem? What if YOU are the source of your own unhappiness? Carl Jung said, “Everything that irritates us about others can

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2020 Vision: Perspective

Ep. 51 Welcome to a new season and a new theme: Power Perspective. Join Maleah this year to learn how to gain new PERSPECTIVE for 2020 VISION. Today Maleah shares how perspective helped her parents 50 years ago to make one of the hardest decisions of their life. They ignored

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New Years Resolution or Word

What is Your Word for the New Year?

Ep. 50 Welcome to the final episode of 2019. Today we discuss the power of choosing a WORD for the year rather than setting yet another New Year’s Resolution. We’ll talk about why our resolutions tend to fail and how choosing a word can set you up for success.  Add

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The Story of My Free Gay Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree

Ep. 49 The following story is true. While the tree in the story was embellished, the facts have not been embellished.

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Be Present in the Moment

Christmas Presence

Ep. 48 In the frenzy of the holidays, how can you be present in the moment? In this episode we talk about three simple ways to be more present here and now during the holidays (and every day).  Christmas Presence

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Having enough for Christmas

ENOUGH for Christmas

Ep. 47  Today’s episode shares 3 simple ways to have enough for Christmas. Enough what? Enough everything. Enough time. Enough money. Enough patience.  How to Bestow the Gift of Enough for Yourself and Others

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Negative or Positive Thoughts

Where Do Thoughts Come From?

Ep. 46  Just because a thought appears in your mind does NOT mean it comes from YOU. On this episode, learn the 4 sources of thoughts and how to sort between thoughts that will move you forward and thoughts that will limit and sabotage your life. YOU are more than

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Morning Gratitude

Morning Thoughts

Ep. 45   Today’s episode is an invitation to take part in a fun and interesting self observation experiment. How would you like to dramatically propel your life forward without having to add one more thing to your calendar? without having to DO anything? In fact, how would you like to change

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How to Recognize Self-Sabotage

Ep. 43 Subscribe to receive Maleah’s Monday Message every week in your email. https://maleahwarner.com/subscribe/ How to tell the difference between intuition and self-sabotage show notes

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Travel to Sao Paulo Brazil

BRAZIL: Ten Things I Didn’t Know

Ep. 42 What do you know about Sao Paulo, Brazil? Join me for stories and surprising experiences from my trip to Sao Paulo.  #10 BRAZIL is a Country of Immigrants Like my home country, the United States of America, Brazil consists of the true native indigenous tribes, such as the

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Greek War Horses Meekness

Why Meekness is the Super Power You Want

Ep. 41 Greek War Horses were “meeked” which meant they were trained to stay in battle rather than flee at the sound of loud canons. The Greek origin of the word meek is “praus” used to describe these strong and disciplined horses and means “strength controlled.”  Strength Controlled  In his

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Five of My Favorite Artists

Ep 40 I LOVE artists. Today I’m sharing stories of how five artists have colored my life.  I’m grateful for anyone who creates and shares on any level. It doesn’t matter if it’s amateur or professional, hobby or full-time gig.  Fro me, art is the sauce of life.  When I

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Victor Frankl

What If You Don’t Get Your Miracle?

Ep. 39 In times of struggle, asking WHY will drown you. Finding your WHAT will save you.  Today’s topic discusses what happens when life doesn’t go the way we expect, when things don’t turn out the way we want or hope. We’re talking about when stuff happens that just doesn’t make

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Stress

How to NOT Feel STRESSED

Ep. 38  This episode is all about STRESS and how to NOT feel stressed. The goal is to understand that it IS possible to have a lot on your plate and to NOT feel STRESSED about it. Listen to learn POWERFUL thoughts to help you to NOT feel STRESSED. THE PROBLEM

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Ch 12 Lies of the Magpie

Out of the Trenches I have heard of women who labored in the hospital for upwards of twenty four hours before at last giving the final push and welcoming their newborn into the world after a lengthy and excruciating ordeal. In my mind nothing could be more miserable than laboring

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Book Publishing

Finding a Publisher, Living the Dream

Ep 37 My Writing Journey to Publishing Today I’m talking honestly about getting published. I’m sharing the misconceptions I’ve had about becoming a published author as well as things I’ve learned about the publication process. I’m sharing fears, tears, and indecision.  Traditional vs Self Publishing Today writers have a lot

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Maslow's Hierarchy

Organized Chaos

Ep. 36 Organized Chaos is a Sign of Progress The purpose of today’s Power Principle is to help us UNDERSTAND that chaos is part of organization, so that we can be more comfortable with periods of CHAOS and so that you can manage and springboard from those moments of chaos

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Maleah Warner

BONUS: Lies of the Magpie

Bonus Reading This is a BONUS look ahead to future chapters. This is a selection from Chapter 25.  Kate’s hearing test is scheduled for this week. When we arrive at the lab, I see no signs of padded earphones from the 1970s or finger rubbing like other doctors have done.

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Sidedoor Approaches to Solving Problems

Ep. 35 Three NEW Ways to Approach Your Problems How often do you hear you have to face your problems head-on? FACING PROBLEMS HEAD-ON Facing problems head-on sounds like the take-charge thing to do.  I’m a proactive problem-solver and that means I’m going to take the bull by the horns,

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Shine Time & School Blessings

Ep. 34 Five Reasons a Shine Time Strengthens Your Family Can you tell the people in the image are spelling SHINE? It’s subtle. One thing we do to replace the constant hunger for screens in our house is to have a family Shine Time. These are periodic showcases of what

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Ch 11 Lies of the Magpie

This is the REAL Chapter 11. Thanks for waiting.  Ch 11 The Hairpiece The road rolls under me, mile after mile passing beneath my tires without seeming to get me any closer to Tucson. I think of the miles I’ve covered in the past eleven months. Have they brought me

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Screen Time Reset for School

Ep. 33 How to Readjust Screen Time for the School Year Is your child struggling to readjust from summer screen time to school screen time? The issue we’re having at my house looks like this: the kids want to be constantly on the computer after school. Like, the minute they

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Maleah Warner

Ch. 10 Lies of the Magpie

Ep. 32 Left at the Table Three is the hardest number of children. We adored Tanner, but adding the third child threw us completely off balance. For several months after bringing Tanner home from the hospital, we struggled to find our groove. “I’ve got Danny,” Aaron would say taking Danny

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Ch. 9 Lies of the Magpie

Ep. 31 BABY #3 In the meantime, I got an epidural that nearly paralyzed me for life. Aaron fled to the furthest corner of the room and hid his face in his hands, peeking occasionally through his fingers to see if I was dead yet. The anesthesiologist inserted, pulled out,

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Maleah Warner Memoir

Ch. 8 Lies of the Magpie

Ep. 30 Invisible Last night when I packed my suitcase, I opened my linen closet to find my bag of travel size items which I keep in a plastic storage bin on the bottom shelf.  A wave of shame made me tremble and I retrieved the bag, closed the lid

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Maleah Warner

Ch 7 Lies of the Magpie

Ep. 29  The White House When I think back about the year after Kate’s birth, my memories come with the wonder of Dr. Jeckyl and the taint of  Mr. Hyde. I was genuinely happy; I wasn’t faking happy. I wasn’t “happy on the surface and sad underneath.” I was happy

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my journey healing through postpartum depression

Ch 6 Lies of the Magpie

Ep 28 Mothering Failure We brought Kate home and began adjusting to life as a family of four. Danny thought Kate was a toy that squeaked, moved, and cried if you poked it in the eyes. We set up a playpen in the family room—a protective perimeter to separate Danny

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Maleah Warner

Chapter 5 Lies of the Magpie

Ep 27 Bed Rest for an Overachiever In August I had my first prenatal appointment with my new Arizona obstetrician. The week leading up to the appointment I had started having contractions. I’d hoped the preterm labor I’d experienced with Danny was a fluke, a one-time thing. No such luck.

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Memoir story of my journey healing through postpartum depression and chronic.

Chapter 4 Lies of the Magpie

Ep. 26 Stay At Home Mother The word default has two meanings. One, it connotes a failure to meet an obligation or expectation. And this is what happened. By the time I told Aaron the news about our imminent arrival, our internet store had still not made a single sale.

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SOUTH AFRICA: What I Learned from My Travels

Ep. 25 South Africa A few weeks ago I left my monochromatic Utah County life (which I rarely do, even though I love diversity) and traveled thousands of miles around the globe to visit South Africa and Lesotho. I experienced diversity in culture, language, race, religion, food, plant and animal

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Chapter 3 Lies of the Magpie

Ep. 24 The Story of My Journey Healing Through Postpartum Depression and Chronic Illness Laiah was the first to see the flyer advertising the Miss Aspen Canyon Community College Pageant. “You should enter.” She ripped the flyer from its tack and handed it to me. “The winner gets a cash

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Postpartum Depression Memoir

Chapter 2 Lies of the Magpie

Ch. 2 Lies of the Magpie The story of my journey healing through postpartum depression and chronic illness.  The thing Aaron remembers most about me from college is my fast-paced walk around campus. His tennis class met at three o’clock at the courts across from my off-campus housing. For weeks

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Memoir story of my journey healing through postpartum depression and chronic.

Chapter 1 Lies of the Magpie

Ep.22 The Story of My Healing Journey The road I’m traveling stretches endlessly ahead across the Sonoran desert winding through a vast panorama of monotony. Each new mile looks exactly like the last.  Faster, I urge the engine forward pressing my foot deeper into the gas pedal of my husband’s

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New on the Podcast

What’s New On the Podcast This Summer?

New Summer Series I have a confession. I am nervous. My brain is working overtime throwing out all the reasons why I shouldn’t do what I’m planning to do this summer.  What is it? I am podcasting my book!!! Some of you are thinking, “Well, it’s about time.” Others, especially

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should i limit my child's screen time?

Why NOT to Limit Summer Screen Time

Ep. 19 Why NOT to Limit Summer Screen Time Has anybody else out there, like me, been fretting over the question: How am I going to control my kids’ screen time this summer? I know you are because it’s what we’re all talking about in our mom circles: How can

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Leaning into Discomfort

Leaning Into Discomfort

Ep. 18 Leaning Into Discomfort Leaning in is a power principle with multiple applications. Today we’re discussing the power of leaning into discomfort in a specific area. I invite you to stay with me to the end and I have an invitation that I think you’ll accept, even if you

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Postpartum Depression with Amy-Rose White Part 2

Ep. 17 Conversations on Maternal Mental Health (continued) Episode 17 presents Part 2 of my conversation with Maternal Mental Health Specialist Amy-Rose White, LCSW. We discuss the importance of modeling emotional healthcare for our children as well as what dads, partners, and families can do to watch out for signs

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Maternal Mental Health Awarenes

Ep. 16 Postpartum Depression with Amy-Rose White, LCSW

Conversations on Maternal Mental Health Postpartum Health is a major concern for mothers, fathers, families, and has heavy societal impact. Worldwide, maternal depression is the most common serious health complication of maternity. I speak often about my own experiences with Postpartum Depression and the goal of this podcast is to

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Vibrant Motherhood

Ep. 15 Rally for Healthy Mothers

Below is a list of resources and opportunities to Rally for Healthy Moms during the month of May.  World Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day May 1, 2019 Please sign the petition calling on the World Health Assembly and the UN World Health Organization to officially recognize World Maternal Mental Health

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The Power of Naming

Ep. 14 What Rumpelstilskin Teaches about Curing Depression

The name depression implies personal weakness. And people would rather be sick in secret than be perceived as weak in public. Cure “Depression” by Changing its Name I have an idea. A theory. I think that one reason Depression (and resulting suicide) is a rampant problem in society is because we

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The process of naming the animals demonstrated dominion over the earth.

Ep. 13 The Power of Naming

Power of Naming Have you ever had that feeling? Something is wrong but you can’t put your finger on what it is? Something is wrong with your child. Something is going on at work. Something is bothering your spouse. It’s there, but you feel powerless to fix it until you

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Our goal isn't to achieve balance.

Ep. 12 The Power of Imbalance

The Power of Imbalance I used to believe that achieving balance was my life’s goal. I pictured a balanced life as a kind of Utopia, a paradise of bliss and perfection. I believed that once I attained this Promised Land of Balance, I could kick off my shoes, find a

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Permission to Be Bad at Playing Piano

Ep. 11 Permission to Be Bad at Things

Power of Permission Episode #11 “Permission to Be Bad at Things” wraps up our Power of Permission Series.  Permission is a power principle because too often we remain stuck in place waiting for someone else to give us permission to move ahead. The truth is that no one is a

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Empower Kids Through Play

Ep. 10 Empower Kids Through PLAY

Empower Kids Through PLAY “The opportunity for kids to freely engage in play with one another has diminished considerably over the last 50 years.” Michael Yogman, AAP Research shows one of the best ways to empower kids is through play. Play helps kids develop problem-solving, decision-making, and risk-taking skills that

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Give yourself permission to have a playful marriage

Ep 9 The Power of a PLAYFUL Marriage

The Power of a PLAYFUL Marriage A playful marriage is a powerful way to fuel and energize your life. Have you given yourself permission to have a playful marriage?  Don’t Let Brain LIES Sabotage Your Marriage Marriage is a mindset. The most influential impact on a successful or failed relationship

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Play to Beat Winter Blues

Ep. 8 The Power of PLAY to Beat Winter Blues

The Power of PLAY to Beat Winter Blues How do you beat winter blues? Does anyone else get sort of bluesy during the winter? After moving from year-round sunny Arizona to four-season Utah, it took me a few years to realize that the sluggish, gloomy, “can’t seem to get my

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Permission to Play

Ep. 7 Permission to PLAY

Permission to PLAY Anyone who knew me back when is probably laughing at the idea of me doing a podcast episode about play. That is okay! I hope you have a really good laugh on my account. Over the years I have learned the hard way that all work and

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Happiness is not a Destination

Ep. 6 Permission to be Happy

Permission to BE HAPPY I learned this past week of two more young adult suicides. This is an epidemic. We are losing too many beautiful people to unnecessary deaths from treatable diseases. I remember being stuck in darkness that felt so real, heavy and impossible to fix. I didn’t want

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Ep. 5 Permission to Make Decisions

Permission to MAKE DECISIONS Have you given yourself PERMISSION to MAKE DECISIONS? Humans make an average of 35,000 remotely conscious decisions a day. If that statistic makes your feel more panicked than empowered, then you are in the right place. Making decisions can be confusing, overwhelming, and even paralyzing. And

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Make Your Life Easier

Ep. 4 Permission to Make Life Easier

Permission to Make Life Easier Today’s episode discusses 4 Principles to Make Life Easier. Last episode was about The Power of Permission and the different sources we look to gain permission. Today’s episodes addresses 4 specific permissions that can make life easier. We hear that life is supposed to be

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Power Permission

Ep. 3 The Power of Permission Part 1

The Power of Giving Yourself Permission Have you given yourself permission to do what you love? Often we think we need outside permission before we can pursue a goal or passion. Sometimes we think that other people know better what we can do. That’s not true! No one knows your

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What Do I Want

Ep. 2 What Do I Want? The Power of Desire

Do you KNOW what you WANT? Your DESIRES give you POWER. When did you last ask yourself, “What do I want?” and really listened for your deep-down answer. Are you ready for something more in your life, but don’t know where to start? Does your life seem to be full

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Power Principles Podcast

Ep. 0 Intro: Is This Podcast Right for You?

Why I Created the Power Principles Podcast At age 31 I was diagnosed with Postpartum Depression, an autoimmune disease (Hashimoto’s Thyroid), and a chronic illness (Epstein Barr). This podcast is a collection of the principles I’ve learned about healing my heart, mind, and body.  With those diagnoses, I was afraid that

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Abundance at Christmas

Abundance at Christmas

Do you feel abundance at Christmas? Or does December leave you feeling there’s just not enough time, money, energy, or goodwill? Maybe you could use a new brain filter. The human brain defaults to using a filter of lack and limitation, but you can CHOOSE to replace lack and limitation

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Inviting Jesus into Our Lives

Talk given by Maleah Warner at the American Fork Tabernacle in December 2018 called “Inviting the Savior Into Our Lives Every Day.” The cruel irony of having depression is that at a time when I needed God the most, I couldn’t feel His spirit. I felt a literal door blocking

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