Amy E. Smith is a certified and credentialed confidence coach, masterful speaker, and personal empowerment expert. Owner and founder of Joy Junkie Enterprises, Amy uses her roles as coach, writer, podcaster, and speaker to move individuals beyond limiting beliefs and sabotaging mindsets to a place of radical personal empowerment and self-love.
With acute focus on helping people "find their voice", Amy uses her popular weekly podcast, The Joy Junkie Show, to address issues of worthiness, self-confidence, and letting go of people-pleasing to assist listeners in creating and living radically joyful lives. Co-founder of TheSelfLoveRevolution.com, Amy has been instrumental in aiding hundreds of women in stepping into their authentic power and crafting lives they desire.
In this episode, Amy and I talk about sex and relationships (specifically how to keep long-term partnerships feeling fun, strong, and sexy), and she shares tips and real advice from her 17 happily-married years. We talk about her work as a coach, especially as it relates to helping people to establish boundaries and get themselves out of the cycle of people-pleasing. She also shares what works for her in silencing her inner critic (which she calls her "inner shit-talker" - spoiler alert, there's lots of swearing in this episode!) More than anything, I appreciate Amy's honesty and openness in sharing her own stories about sex, losing herself in her work, and more. I definitely had a few "ah ha" moments on air while talking to Amy, and I bet you will, too!
Connect with Amy
Website // Twitter // Facebook // Instagram
Free workbook: Stand Up For Yourself Without Being a Dick
Selected Links From This Episode
Books, Resources & People Mentioned
- Nadine Artemis
- Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
- Awaken The Giant Within, by Tony Robbins
- Yes Please, by Amy Poehler
- Psychology Today magazine
- @mykie_ on Instagram
- @crimebydesign on Instagram
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Nicole – I’m really appreciating all of these podcasts! Been a long time reader of yours and it’s nice to really see your growth and maturity through these podcasts. Plus you’ve been having all these amazing guests! I just discovered Amy E. Smith and her podcast and this was a great conversation to get to know her better and get remarkable advice. (By the way, WHO was snoring halfway through the podcast!? It was a test of focus for me to keep listening to the words and stop hearing that!)