The Silver Lined ReLaunch
Join transitional coach and award winning entrepreneur Hilary DeCesare
as she shares and sets in motion your possibilities with inspirational stories,
research, and extraordinary experiences that show how to find silver linings
to supply the necessary fuel in order to have a life you love.
Episode 1: Ready, Set, ReLaunch!
Host Hilary DeCesare welcomes you to her podcast by sharing a comical story of how we can easily get caught with what’s “in our bag” if we don’t take the time to evaluate what’s really in there. Sharing her personal stories and journey in what she hopes to achieve in The Silver Lined ReLaunch, she sheds light on the key for every listener and every episode - to find silver linings that give us the wisdom, clarity, and ability to move forward and tackle whatever comes our way.
Episode 2: Your Magic in the Bottle
Have you ever had something happen to you where you wished you had an instantaneous dose of strength for encouragement? Just a spray from a bottle perhaps to remind and encourage
you to keep moving forward? By learning how to bottle up your highlights of strength and accomplishments in life, when needed in the future you’ll be able to share amazing memories and lessons with others, as well as with yourself, showcasing the magic found within each of us.
Episode 3: 7 Steps to ReLaunch Now
We all have, at times, wanted to hit the reset button. In this episode, we examine The ReLaunch Effect and the 7 actionable steps you can take now, so that once you have everything going for you, you have the ability to continue the momentum. We’ll talk about how living NOW and loving NOW is exactly the direction for you.
Episode 4: The Yellow Brick Road
Have you ever noticed that certain songs have been there for you, throughout your life? In this episode we look at how music, and more specifically certain lyrics we sang when younger, have the ability to carry us out of our darkest times. By taking something such as inspirational words or other feel-good measures, along with 3 other steps highlighted, you'll have the tools to move from stuck and veering off your path in life to back skipping on your yellow brick road in no time!
Episode 5: The Common Denominator
What is the difference between extraordinary people and ordinary people... NOTHING! In this episode I discuss the importance of releasing and reimagining your life when facing a setback with co-author of the best selling book The Ex-Wives Guide to Divorce, Valerie Shepherd, who just happens to be my CMO at The ReLauch Co. I call her my Chief Magic Officer for a reason, and I think you'll quickly learn why in hearing her unique story about finding the silver lining to become the person you were meant to be.
Episode 6: Two Left Shoes
Have you ever forced something to fit or work out, even though it clearly wasn't? It's kind of like wearing two left shoes... it seems like no big deal but in actuality, it just doesn't work. In this episode we'll examine why so many of us find it super easy to get caught up in something no longer in our best interests, because you have so much time and energy invested in it. I'll share why it's important to make changes to open up to what you really want in your life and the 3 easy steps to start the process. Because in the future, wouldn't you rather spend years in a state of flow rather than the resistance state by letting go and finding the right fit?
Episode 7: Midlife Crisis or Midlife ReLaunch
Have you ever struggled with feeling like you might be in or stuck a midlife crisis - not knowing what the signs are or how to create change to move forward? I have, while facing divorce, and it's painful and confusing for both men and women on how to navigate it successfully. In this episode, I cover what the tell-tale signs are as well as share the 10 ways to turn your midlife crisis into a midlife ReLaunch, so that you can focus on growth and moving towards the possibilities waiting for you in life, your career, and in relationships!
Episode 8: Who Wants More
In today's episode, we'll help you get MORE out of Life by speaking with International Speaker, Creator of the Butler Bag, and best-selling author Jen Groover. We'll discuss how in life, few things are in our control. But our mindset is definitely something that can help us get more out of life if we know how to harness its power. We discuss the major pivot she had to make when her 2nd book, The MORE Method: The Simple Formula to Get More of Everything You Desire in Life, was scheduled to come out right as COVID-19 shut down our country, as well as get some of her top tips on how to get more of what you desire by discovering your true potential.
Episode 9: You Are Never Stuck
Jim Fortin is one of my favorite people in this world. Not only is he my guest on this episode, but he is also my personal coach and hailed as one of the world's leaders in subconscious self-transformation. Originally recorded in The ReLaunch Co's "LoveFlix" series for women, I thought re-releasing this interview was important, especially with the mindset traps many of us are falling into after the global pandemic. He'll help you to start to see how when you feel stuck, you're only stuck in your mind, and your mind and thoughts are something you CAN control, even during times you feel you have no control.
Episode 10: Survivor By & With Grace
You're about to listen to Jennifer Takagi, who knows a thing or two about playing well with others and helping increase performance. She also has an incredible story about being spared by a gift from grace or a higher power from the Oklahoma bombings. This led Jennifer to reexamine not only her life, but her dedication and mission IN life, to help others on the road to dealing with grief, loss, and their own personal journey. This episode is PACKED with magical moments of the human story, and how with a little grace, compassion, and understanding, we lay a foundation for moving forward together.
Episode 11: So Now What?
Have you ever faced a setback or transition and found yourself stuck in figuring out "so now what?!?" You wouldn't be the only one, and host Hilary DeCesare shares a grace of God story where she could have lost many of her family members in a devastating cabin explosion. Even when we face loss such as in a relationship, career, or in life, it's important to remember that we can dwell in what we no longer have, or take steps towards the possibilities waiting in front of us. And by doing this, it not only helps you focus on what's ahead instead of what's behind, but it enables gratitude and open eyes for what is yet to come.
Episode 12: Say Yes To Intuition
What's the importance of saying YES to intuition? The chance to discover your divine purpose! Today's guest, Kim E. Woods, Author and Spiritual Leader, shows us the power, purpose, and prosperity we can gain when we're in tune with our intuition. By learning how to listen and take action on what our true self is telling us, we ultimately align with the divine. Join us for this eye opening episode showing how intuition can help you shift and reinvent yourself to become who you were meant to be.
Episode 13: Lucky or Unlucky 13?
What's your belief when it comes to the number 13... Lucky or Unlucky? Ever thought about WHY you believe that? In this lucky 13th (now you know what I believe!) episode we'll closely examine HOW your beliefs are formed as well as WHY you might want to take a closer look at them. Your beliefs are setting you up for the quality of life you have. And if it's not what you want it to be? Well, it's time to dig into your beliefs to change your life.
Episode 14: "Tri-Joy" - Chick Chat
In our first Chick Chat episode, I feature one of my close personal friends the amazing Kim Bruce. As a mom, cyber security phenom, avid health & nutrition advocate, and Iron Man tri-athlete, Kim shares stories from her Iron Man competition and health revelations, and how when you're up against a hard time or a perceived failure, you can figure out your other options. Because other options are not a failure, they're a different path to an eventual victory.
Episode 15: A Powerhouse of Possibility
Have you ever felt like you were living your life on autopilot? Stuck living the same ol' same ol'? In this episode, host Hilary DeCesare examines why we sometimes give our power away, and shares how to reclaim yours to become a powerhouse of possibilities again. Because ultimately, it takes a fresh energy and strength to discover and connect to the possibility and purpose your life truly holds.
Episode 16: Stepping Into Opportunity
I'm talking with Keri Murphy, CEO and Founder of Inspired Living, in Episode 16. You'll be inspired by Keri's unique journey from talent agency owner in her early 20's to losing it all... which led to her becoming a well-known media personality and the successful business owner that she is today. Keri's advice on how you shouldn't try to save something that shouldn't be saved, because ultimately a better opportunity is ahead, will have you re-examining setbacks and embracing possibilities!
Episode 17: The Humor Pool - Chick Chat
In our second Chick Chat episode I interview a friend in the Second Wives Club as we call it, Emily Takimori. She'll have your rolling in laughter at how she and her husband both handled working from home with high-profile demanding jobs with two young children, one potty-training, during COVID. She reminds us that when the nuances of life happen, laughter is often the only (and best!) plan.
Episode 18: What You Resist Persists
Have you ever heard the saying "What you resist... persists"? In this episode, Hilary takes a close look at the duplicity of resistence, and whatever you are resisting - in your life, your career, your relationship, or your house (like she was). She'll explain why actually drawing what you are resisting in closer and leaning into it, instead of pushing it away, will give you the clarity, gratitude, and path in which to calmly move forward.
Episode 19: Stepping Into Opportunity
Ever wonder what it takes to truly trust yourself? In this episode, host Hilary DeCesare lays out the 5 components to fully trusting yourself. You'll discover step by step the importance they hold in not only living in integrity, but how following them can help you pave your way toward what you are after and future possibilities.
Episode 20: Relationships that are Critical to Success
There are 3 critical different types of relationships you have that build a foundation for success in life, business, and in personal relationships. Do you know what they are? In this episode, host Hilary DeCesare takes you through not only what the three are, but also leads you through an eye opening exercise to help you pinpoint where you are and steps to develop YOUR healthy relationships in order to take AIM at the quality of life and success you are after!
Episode 21: Do You Have a Victor or Victim Mentality?
As you are closing out the year, you have two choices, to have a VICTOR or VICTIM mentality. Especially in 2020!! Which do you have? In this episode, host Hilary DeCesare takes you through the differences between the two, and the possibilities you'll be missing out on if you don't plant seeds for growth by owning and leaning into your present situation in order to have a better and more aligned outcome in the future.
Episode 22: Cha Cha Changes - The 2 Most Important Things in any Business
So many things have changed in 2020, but you know what hasn't changed when it comes to business? Hint... YOU! In this episode we'll take a close look at how your Zone of Genius and the foundations of business are essentially "change proof", and how to dial into those 2 things in order to ensure your success no matter what changes come your way.
Episode 23: Do You Have Cracks In Your Foundation?
How solid is your foundation? Any cracks showing? Hilary shares a personal story of when she was diagnosed with cancer and realized when you listen to your intuition and inner voice, your external world benefits. Sometimes it's life, or your business, or your relationships that are showing cracks, but there's always an opportunity to go back to your core and strengthen your foundation to withstand the inevitable ups and downs of life.
Episode 24: 3 Ways to Start Being Velcro to Good in Your Life
Have you ever thought about how when you think or talk about something, it seems to multiply in your life? Kind of like you're a piece of velcro and everything is sticking... good and bad? In this episode, host Hilary DeCesare will walk you through the 3 ways to change the stories you experience and tell. By keeping your mind focused on what it should, you'll learn to side-step drama and only stick to possibilities and potential.
Episode 25: How to Get Back Up When Life Knocks You Down - with Rodney Flowers
What would you do if you were suddenly paralyzed in a tragic accident, stripped of walking as well as what you thought was your purpose and identity? In this episode featuring international best seller and speaker Rodney Flowers, FULL of inspiration and wisdom, Rodney will take you through how to reimagine and redefine your life when facing setbacks such as he did in a tragic football accident. Life is constantly going to knock you down, and Flowers believes when you take your strengths on instead of your limitations as your identity, when you get back up you shift focus to opportunities as a more authentic purpose-filled you.
Episode 26: Dream to Legacy - the Little Step by Little Step of Fitness - with Wendy McGee
Sometimes it's the little step by little step that paves the way to success. And that is exactly what happened for my friend and founder of Fit Fannie, Wendy McGee, when she decided to create a personal training app that was designed to turn beginners into pros! She shares some personal stories of how the hard times, of putting yourself out there and overcoming fear are ultimately what help you grow and leave a true legacy for your loved ones.
Episode 27: Top Ways to Elevate Your "A" Game with Jake Kelfer
If you are a fan of the LA Lakers, or just a fan of people who share their enthusiasm and gifts, then you'll love this episode with Jake Kelfer. Besides being a coach, a 2x bestselling author, and high-energy motivational speaker, he's somebody with an incredible story on how to pivot. He'll share with us not only how to elevate your 'A' Game in networking and business, but how to capitalize on those moments you can be of service in order to truly connect with others.
Episode 28: Maximizing Time Management & Productivity - Why They're The Same Thing with Alexis Haselberger
Wish you could learn top tips for time management and productivity from the expert companies such as Google, Lyft, Capital One and more have used? Well then get ready to be productive in a whole new way as our guest expert Alexis Haselberger shares advice on her top 3 as well as why she believes time management and productivity are one in the same. As someone who is a self-proclaimed "Driven Lazy Person" she shares some personal stories on finding the silver lining in her own life as well as what the true benefit of productivity is... more time for you and what you care most about.
Episode 29: Shifting Identities - How to ReLaunch from Set Career to Your Dream with Liani Kotcher
What would you do if you had worked your entire life to become a high profile attorney, but your soul longed to become an author? That's the exact situation my guest expert Liani Kotcher faced at the height of her career, and shares how the attachment to your developed identity might ultimately be holding you back from your true identity. She also shares top legal tips for writers, which now as a published author and course leader she marries in her legal background and love of all things literary to help. And you WON'T want to miss what connects us (hint... she's my "sister wife"!)
Episode 30: The NBA Mindset: The Highs, Lows, and In-Between - with AC Green
Mindset and paying it forward doesn't just define an NBA player like A. C. Green Jr... it has created their life and career both on and off the court. A retired professional basketball player, nicknamed "Iron Man", he holds an NBA record for most consecutive regular season games played and the record for being in the hearts of many, especially the youth that participate in the AC Green Youth Foundation that helps young people build self-esteem and character. You'll love this episode, especially if you are an L.A. Lakers fan, where he shares personal stories of victory, loss, and taking aim when it comes to goals.
Episode 31: How to Own Your Role and Get to the Next Level - with Tracy Litt
Are you ready to GET LITT? Well you better be because in this episode TEDx sensation and spiritual advisor Tracy Litt will have you fired up with her energetic approach and advice on how to OWN your role in where you are today, as well as how to rise and grow into who you should be. Through her own personal setbacks, she discovered the importance of questioning how you got where you are and led you there - the honesty behind the honesty as she calls it - at to embrace that NOW you get to choose differently.
Episode 32: Ways To Go Through Grief, Not Around It - with Kelley Brenninger
Grief over losing a loved one is hard, especially when it happens in a split-second accident. Our inspiring guest Kelley Brenninger experienced this first hand when she lost her beloved husband, an acclaimed ski instructor in Aspen, when he hit a tree during a ski trip with their son. She shares not only her incredible journey from immeasurable grief to where she is today, but also ways to get through grief not around it - by channeling gratitude and what you're passionate about to make the most of your time here on Earth can make all the difference.
Episode 33: The Secrets to Gratitude - Paying Attention with Mindy Meiering
Have you ever wondered what the secrets are to living a life filled with gratitude? Our guest Mindfulness Expert Mindy Meiering shares a few tips that she's learned over the years by finding the silver lining as well as why it's so important to be connected to the "details". You'll be given a new take on how to connect with a familiar feeling as well as an expanded way of being!
Episode 34: How to Trust Yourself and Your Village with Dr. Melissa Bird
Ever wonder about those moments... you know the ones that jolt you and seem so out of left field you just have to pay attention to them? In this episode the very wise (and incredible!) Dr. Melissa Bird shares how you can learn to trust yourself, trust the signs, and trust your village to take flight and be the rebel you were meant to be. Momentum as an entrepreneur and as a human being can feel hard when you don't know how to trust these things, but when you learn to listen and let go... surrender... amazing things are waiting for you on the other side.
Episode 35: The Answer and Secret of Launching or ReLaunching Anything - with John Assaraf
Whether you're launching or relaunching anything in life (a business, a marriage, etc), there's a special framework that leads to success according to my incredible guest John Assaraf. John knows a thing or two about this as he's a world renowned mindset and behavioral expert, New York Times best selling author, and the Founder and CEO of NeuroGym. In this INCREDIBLE episode he shares some of his personal and professional relaunches that will show you how the comeback can always be better than the setback when the right mindset and commitment level to reach your goals is present.
Episode 36: Why Mentors Are Essential to the 6 Stages of Your Career - With Stacy Cassio
Why is it that many women struggle to find other women in the workplace as mentors? Our guest Stacy Cassio, CEO and Founder of The Pink Mentro Network is on a mission to do something about that. She shines light on why it's so important that women share their experiences, their wins and their losses, in order to open the door for other women. She'll take us through the 6 stages of anyones career, and share why mentors can, and do, make all the difference, especially when it comes to leaving a legacy.
Episode 37: How to Make the Leap from Corporate to Entrepreneurship - with Laurel Rutledge
Making the jump from corporate to entrepreneurship is not the huge leap it used to be, but it still has its challenges as well as adjustment period. With the help of today’s guest, Laurel Rutledge, well known radio talkshow host and expert in career and leadership transformation, you’ll get a realistic look at the challenges you’ll most likely face as you journey through decision to making the transition from corporate to being an entrepreneur. The key to overcoming that knowing gap as you first transition is the right attitude and actions, combined with the understanding you bring your collective experiences with you as you first make the switch to serving others and your purpose in entrepreneurship.
Episode 38: How to Untangle from Your Past and Rewire for a Better Future with Nancy Levin
Untangling from your past isn’t always the easiest thing to do, but today’s guest, best selling author Nancy Levin, knows a thing or two about how to rewire yourself for a better future after facing a setback. In today’s world, where it’s easy to think we have to strive to appear to be perfect, and selflessness is celebrated, putting your personal needs and wants in front of others (or even yourself) can feel unsafe. But Nancy warns it shouldn’t as she reflects back on her personal story and resulting journey. What she shares can help anyone get back to connecting the dots to a life that will not only feel uniquely yours, but fulfilling at the deepest levels.
Episode 39: How to Learn How to Have Joy in Your Heart - Chick Chat with Kelly Foster
Joy is something that we all want to experience in life, especially when it comes to our career or path in life. But it’s not always a straight road and we don’t always listen to our heart. On this episode you’ll hear from Kelly Foster, a life learner who believes we must face the voices from within to live an authentic life and be willing to listen. With successful careers as an accomplished Tech Account Executive, celebrated chef, wellness coach, pilates instructor, and more she has tips galore to share on how to start living a life that fulfills you from the inside out.
Episode 40: How to Use Meditation for Real Life with Ali Katz
If you’ve ever wanted to meditate, but felt it wasn’t for you, you might change your mind after this episode featuring guest expert Ali Katz, Certified Meditation Teacher and best selling Author. Ali shares her meditation for “real life” practice as well as the benefits you know, but probably haven’t thought how they directly effect how your day unfolds. When you’re open, aligned, and connected to yourself, it’s not that stress won’t still happen, but you’ll discover opportunities coming to you in ways you might not have ever dreamed of.
Episode 41: Why Reclaiming Your Life Starts with Thoughts and Beliefs with Star Rose Bond
If you were subjected to growing up in poverty, abuse, being surrounded by drugs and alcohol, and being incarcerated, would you think it possible to reclaim your life? No matter what situation surrounded you growing up or now, our guest Star Rose Bond, licensed psychotherapist, speaker, Columbia grad and personal coach is living proof it can happen. In this episode she shares personal stories and ways to turn your thoughts and beliefs around highlighting how there’s a difference between cause and effect, and you causing the effect.
Hi! I'm Hilary Decesare
I’m a mother to 3, step-mother to 2, wife to an amazing husband, self-obsessed learning junkie, fashion lover, butterfly addict, big love giver and running buddy in the Bay Area. Philanthropy, honesty and paying it forward are my big three. Most importantly… I have a unique understanding of how you feel, as I’ve been in your shoes before and I KNOW things don’t always go as planned. So buckle up – I’m about to help you become a Magic-Maker setting off SPARKS in every area of your life at jet-setting speed!
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