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The Say Yes Experience

The Say Yes Experience

By Jessica Rector

Are you ready to reach your next level? Whether it's in work, relationships, parenting, business, communication, leadership, or life, in order to reach your true greatness, you first have to face fears and step into what's uncomfortable. The more you do this, the more you're able to reach your potential and become you best, amazing self. Get ready to get out of your comfort zone and into possibilities as we explore, discover, and uncover how to Say Yes to yourself, less stress and burnout, your mental health, building stronger relationships and turning your Say Yes List into reality. Let's go!
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S01E32 - How to Say Yes to Homesteading: The Ultimate Guide to Get You Started

The Say Yes ExperienceOct 02, 2023

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S01E32 - How to Say Yes to Homesteading: The Ultimate Guide to Get You Started

S01E32 - How to Say Yes to Homesteading: The Ultimate Guide to Get You Started

In this exciting and informative episode, we dive into the world of homesteading with Brian Wells, the host of the popular Homestead Journey Podcast. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a complete beginner, this episode is your gateway to successfully starting your garden. Join us as we explore practical tips, expert insights, and the joys of self-sufficiency in homesteading.

Throughout the episode, Brian's passion for homesteading shines through as he shares his knowledge and offers encouragement to those embarking on their own homesteading journey. Whether you have acres of land or just a small backyard, this episode equips you with the tools and inspiration to start your own garden and raise chickens successfully.


So, whether you're dreaming of fresh vegetables on your plate, the delightful cluck of chickens in your backyard, or simply want to explore the world of homesteading, join us for an episode that will inspire and empower you to take the first step on your homesteading journey. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dig in as we learn from Brian Wells how to make your homesteading dreams a reality.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:21]

Topic 2: What does that look like in your life? [03:18]

Topic 3: Can you do one of them or do you have to do all? [05:23]

Topic 4: Why would someone want to do the homestead journey? [09:20]

Topic 5: Being self-sufficient [10:58]

Topic 6: Forging for food [13:58]

Topic 7: How do you know if it's edible or poisonous? [15:08]

Topic 8: What kind of stuff is she growing? [16:28]

Topic 9: Where can people go and learn about this? [20:13]

Topic 10: What's the easiest thing to start with? [22:13]

Topic 11: Is there a prime time of the year to grow tomatoes? [25:22]

Topic 12: What are the easiest berries to grow? [27:23]

Topic 13: Growing herbs [29:28]

Topic 14: What should people have before they start the homestead journey? [31:26]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• YouTube: https://youtube.com/@LazyDogFarm, https://youtube.com/@THERUSTEDGARDEN, https://www.youtube.com/c/TheHomesteadJourney, https://youtube.com/@gardeningwithhoss, https://youtube.com/@MIgardener, Podcast: The Homestead Journey

• Web: http://thehomesteadjourney.net/

• Email: brian@thehomesteadjourney.net

• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheHomesteadJourneyPodcast

• Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thehomesteadjourneypodcast/?hl=en

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Oct 02, 202337:54
S01E31 - How Saying Yes Turned Her From Crowned Queen to Fearless Advocate

S01E31 - How Saying Yes Turned Her From Crowned Queen to Fearless Advocate

In this deeply moving and important episode, we sit down with Arcadia Ewell, the reigning Ms. Boston, who has shown unwavering determination in her journey from overcoming personal adversity to becoming a passionate advocate against dating and domestic violence.


Join us as we explore Arcadia's remarkable story, her advocacy work, and the crucial insights she shares on recognizing, preventing, and supporting survivors of dating and domestic violence.

Whether you've personally experienced dating or domestic violence, know someone who has, or simply want to be informed and supportive, this episode offers crucial insights and resources.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:24]

Topic 2: What led you to Say Yes to compete? [04:06]

Topic 3: What did those 2 weeks look like? [06:21]

Topic 4: What's your platform for winning Ms. Boston? [07:43]

Topic 5: Dating Violence on both Men and Women [10:35]

Topic 6: The vital and important part [12:35]

Topic 7: Where can teens get some help? [15:11]

Topic 8: What is a safety plan? [17:11]

Topic 9: Exiting a relationship can be overwhelming [20:52]

Topic 10: Where most homicides happen [22:52]

Topic 11: How the kids are affected in the process [24:02]

Topic 12: How stress is passed down [27:51]

Topic 13: Much-needed information to be shared [29:13]

Topic 14: A community of survivors [30:54]

Topic 15: Where should people reach out to get some help? [32:10]

Topic 16: What's up next for you? [33:24]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Website: arcadiaewell.com, missboston.org

• IG and TikTok: @arcadiaewell, @missbostonorg

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Sep 25, 202338:33
S01E30 - Say Yes to Transforming from Troubled to Triumphant

S01E30 - Say Yes to Transforming from Troubled to Triumphant

In this profoundly inspiring episode, we delve into the incredible story of our guest today, Tyler Canning, a once-troubled youth who, with the belief of one person, transformed his life from uncertainty to unimaginable triumph


Join us as we explore Tyler's remarkable journey of defying the odds, achieving the seemingly impossible, and discovering the transformative power of saying yes to one's dreams.

Whether you're facing your own challenges, seeking motivation to pursue your dreams, or simply in need of a powerful reminder of the human spirit's capacity for transformation, this episode offers invaluable insights and inspiration.


Tyler's story is a shining example of the incredible potential that awaits when we choose to believe in ourselves and our dreams.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:14]

Topic 2: Did you box a lot when you were growing up? [02:34]

Topic 3: Is this something you always knew that you wanted to be? [03:09]

Topic 4: How was the training like to become a pro? [03:30]

Topic 5: How did you get the mindset to do that? [04:18]

Topic 6: What's your household like that pushed you to get out? [05:13]

Topic 7: Did you feel you had to live up to that name? [06:30]

Topic 8: Perspective of us as an adult vs. when we were kids [07:11]

Topic 9: How did that impact you as a kid? [09:15]

Topic 10: What was the turning point for you? [10:12]

Topic 11: You matter[12:10]

Topic 12: What did he say that made you believe in yourself? [14:21]

Topic 13: Once you got out, how did you start to change your life? [15:17]

Topic 14: Focus and discipline [19:30]

Topic 15: Do you remember an instance when that started happening for you? [20:20]

Topic 16: What's the timeline when you were 16y/o to that point? [21:47]

Topic 17: What's happened since nationals? [23:02]

Topic 18: What made you decide to go pro? [24:09]

Topic 19: What did you learn throughout the process? [25:09]

Topic 20: There's always going to be negative people [27:21]

Topic 21: Learn how to lose [28:50]

Topic 22: Kids remember what they've been told [29:34]

Topic 23: What do you do with that loss? [30:18]

Topic 24: What can they take away from this? [31:07]

Topic 25: Starting a gym [31:58]

Topic 22: Great success story [32:31]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Sep 18, 202337:33
S01E29 - How Saying Yes Can Propel You Beyond Your Comfort Zone and Into the World

S01E29 - How Saying Yes Can Propel You Beyond Your Comfort Zone and Into the World

In this captivating and transformative episode, we embark on an inspiring journey with our guest today, Arden Stringer, who said yes to stepping far beyond her comfort zone when her parents unexpectedly moved to another country and purchased a home there.


Join us as we explore Arden's remarkable story of venturing into the unknown, finding her way, and ultimately creating a fulfilling life in a foreign land.

Whether you're contemplating a major life change, seeking inspiration to take risks, or simply curious about the transformative power of saying yes, this episode offers a wealth of insights and motivation. Get ready to be inspired, motivated, and empowered as we explore how saying yes can propel you beyond your comfort zone and into a world of new experiences, growth, and fulfillment.


Arden's journey is a testament to the boundless potential that awaits when you choose to embrace the unknown and create a life that is uniquely your own.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:32]

Topic 2: Were they looking at multiple countries or just specifically Ireland? [05:12]

Topic 3: Jessica's Ireland trip [06:13]

Topic 4: A different way of life [07:57]

Topic 5: Different mindset in Dingle [10:11]

Topic 6: What was the process like? [11:07]

Topic 7: Finding the hotel [13:01]

Topic 8: What were they going to do with the cottage? [15:08]

Topic 9: How they got connected [15:27]

Topic 10: Arden's social media accounts [16:17]

Topic 11: How did you go about getting over there? [17:16]

Topic 12: How long is that program? [22:05]

Topic 13: How did you meet your boyfriend? [22:36]

Topic 14: What have your parents been thinking now that they're there? [24:12]

Topic 15: What type of visa did they apply for? [26:22]

Topic 16: Will your job sponsor your stay? [27:51]

Topic 17: Having ties is helpful when applying for a visa [28:29]

Topic 18: What have been some of the opportunities? [29:41]

Topic 19: How opportunities open up [30:04]

Topic 20: What do you want people to learn from you? [31:00]

Topic 21: How we become our best selves [33:34]

Topic 22: Stories to learn from Arden [33:48]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Instagram: @missarden, @killaguilehouse

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Sep 11, 202339:53
S01E28 - How Saying Yes Triumphs Over Disabilities

S01E28 - How Saying Yes Triumphs Over Disabilities

In this extraordinary and inspiring episode, we uncover the remarkable story of Michelle Steiner, who triumphed over her learning disability, dyscalculia, by harnessing the power of saying yes to her unique abilities.


Join us as we explore Michelle's journey of resilience, innovation, and determination, demonstrating how saying yes can lead to exceptional opportunities and achievements even in the face of adversity. She didn't let her disability dictate her life but rather, rose above it, listened to herself, and Said Yes to what she wanted and made it her reality.

Whether you or someone you know faces a learning disability, this episode offers invaluable insights and inspiration. Michelle's story is a testament to the limitless possibilities that arise when one chooses to say yes to their unique abilities and uses them to create opportunities for growth and fulfillment.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:24]

Topic 2: When did you find out you have a disability? [03:36]

Topic 3: How did that impact you when you were in school? [04:28]

Topic 4: How did it impact your confidence? [05:37]

Topic 5: How did the other kids, when you were growing up, react to you? [08:42]

Topic 6: You can be whoever you want to be no matter your background [10:27]

Topic 7: What were some teachers said to you back then? [11:31]

Topic 8: One voice that believes in you [12:41]

Topic 9: College [14:07]

Topic 10: How're you able to push through all the negativity? [20:24]

Topic 11: Advocating for yourself [21:30]

Topic 12: How do you feel about defying all the nay-sayers? [25:20]

Topic 13: How did you learn to ask for what you need? [28:53]

Topic 14: What do you want people to get out of your experience? [29:49]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Sep 04, 202335:40
S01E27 - From Mistakes to Miracles: How Saying Yes Sparks Transformation After Adversity

S01E27 - From Mistakes to Miracles: How Saying Yes Sparks Transformation After Adversity

In this extraordinary episode, we delve into the powerful journey of transformation that unfolds when one chooses to say yes to a new life after facing adversity.


Join us as we explore the remarkable story of Bryan Kelley, who, despite making a life-altering mistake and enduring a prison sentence, ultimately said yes to a journey of redemption and self-discovery that turned his life from despair to triumph.

Whether you're seeking inspiration to overcome challenges, searching for hope in the face of adversity, or eager to embrace personal growth, this episode is a must-listen!


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [03:03]

Topic 2: What did you do to end up in prison? [04:34]

Topic 3: What transpired when you were in prison? [09:02]

Topic 4: Forgiving others VS forgiving ourselves [13:35]

Topic 5: How did it feel when you met up with the family you murdered? [15:18]

Topic 6: Being uncomfortable [20:25]

Topic 7: What is PEP and what did it do for your life? [23:18]

Topic 8: How do you continue to help people even when you got out of prison? [25:45]

Topic 9: How was life once you got out? [27:09]

Topic 10: What're you doing now with PEP? [31:47]

Topic 11: What do you want to leave to people for them to create a change in their own lives? [34:30]

Topic 12: PEP Program [36:15]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Website: www.pep.org

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Aug 28, 202340:60
S01E26 - Ultimate Guide to Saying Yes to Affordable Adventures

S01E26 - Ultimate Guide to Saying Yes to Affordable Adventures

In this exhilarating and informative episode, we take you on a journey of exploration and adventure, as we delve into the art of saying yes to more travel in your life.

Join us with our lovely guests today, Brianna and Aaron Shade, as we uncover practical strategies, share inspiring stories, and provide valuable insights on how you can embrace the transformative power of travel by saying yes to new experiences, destinations, and perspectives.

Whether you're a seasoned traveler looking for new insights or someone who's eager to start exploring the world, this episode is filled with practical advice, inspiring stories, and a contagious enthusiasm for saying yes to wanderlust.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:31]

Topic 2: How do you respond to people? [05:34]

Topic 3: Can you do a tour on your own? [07:13]

Topic 4: How challenging is it to find a place where you can cook? [09:15]

Topic 5: How is the house-sitting situation? [12:10]

Topic 6: Where have you found countries that are quite cheap to visit? [14:50]

Topic 7: What mindset should we have for travel? [17:53]

Topic 8: How do you suggest people should shift their mindset? [21:57]

Topic 9: What're the reasons why you love travelling so much? [26:18]

Topic 10: What's the best place you've been to with the help of a local? [29:30]

Topic 11: What's your #1 tip to get people to start travelling? [31:35]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Websites:

○ www.bigtinyworld.com

○ www.bigtinyworld.com/budgethacks

○ www.bigtinyworld.com/income

○ www.bigtinyworld.com/trustedhousesitters

• Instagram: instagram.com/bigtinyworldtravel

• TikTok: tiktok.com/@bigtinyworld

• YouTube: youtube.com/c/bigtinyworldtravel

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Aug 21, 202339:42
S01E25 - How Saying Yes Can Heal You in the Grieving Process

S01E25 - How Saying Yes Can Heal You in the Grieving Process

In this poignant and sensitive episode, we delve into the profound impact of embracing positivity and saying yes as a means of healing during the grieving process.

Join us with our guest today, Suzanne Jabour - a grief and trauma coach, as we navigate the complex emotions of loss, share stories of resilience, and explore the transformative power of saying yes to hope, connection, and self-care in the midst of grief.

Throughout the episode, you'll learn how to navigate and process your grief.


Whether you're personally navigating grief or supporting someone who is, this episode offers a compassionate and insightful perspective.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:20]

Topic 2: The Loss of Suicide [05:18]

Topic 3: Grief is patient [09:12]

Topic 4: What does it mean to grief? [14:00]

Topic 5: Talking about Jessica's late brother [19:58]

Topic 6: Where do you go and find the safe place to talk about them? [21:58]

Topic 7: Building a life around the hole [26:01]

Topic 8: Grieving process [29:15]

Topic 9: How to comfort someone who's grieving? [31:17]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Website: ALivedExperience.com

• Instagram: instagram.com/a.lived.experience

• Facebook: Facebook.com/A-Lived-Experience-104025818352767

• LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/suzanne-j-03065546

• YouTube: youtube.com/channel/UCrPSkLcnP4U4K3SfwFKEjnQ

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Aug 15, 202339:13
S01E24 - How Saying Yes to Yourself Liberates from Toxic Relationships

S01E24 - How Saying Yes to Yourself Liberates from Toxic Relationships

In this empowering and transformative episode, we explore the courageous journey of our guest today, Ginny Gaunt, who broke free from toxic a relationship by embracing the power of saying yes to herself.

Join us as she shares her powerful journey of breaking free, breaking records, and breaking stigmas.

Whether you're currently navigating a toxic relationship, seeking to empower yourself, or supporting someone in their journey to liberation, this episode offers invaluable insights and guidance.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:12]

Topic 2: What does "draw a line in the sand" mean? [03:46]

Topic 3: How were you able to keep it together? [05:10]

Topic 4: What other small things you did that led to the big things? [08:31]

Topic 5: What's the big thing you said yes to? [11:14]

Topic 6: Stepping outside the comfort zone [14:06]

Topic 7: How often do you listen to the negative VS ignoring it and saying yes [19:07]

Topic 8: Exercise for you to Say Yes [20:32]

Topic 9: What made you come up with the idea for the crocs? [22:36]

Topic 10: Taking the shame out of the story [27:09]

Topic 11: What do you want to share with people? [28:03]

Topic 12: Do it anyway. Even If you don't feel like it [29:38]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Aug 10, 202336:51
S01E23 - How Saying Yes Led to a Hug from Taylor Swift

S01E23 - How Saying Yes Led to a Hug from Taylor Swift

In this captivating and exciting episode, we delve into the extraordinary power of saying yes and its ability to transform your dreams into tangible reality. What started off as an idea, became a movement with hundreds, if not thousands, involved.

Join us with our guest today, Michael Wekall, as we embark on a journey of getting a hug from Taylor Swift. It started off as just a fun little idea but Michael had so much more in mind. He said yes to the idea and made it happen.

He shares with us the journey and challenges he encountered before getting this infamous hug from none other than Taylor Swift.

If you think that your dream is too small or too big, let this episode be a reminder that nothing is as such if you just Say Yes and act on it. You too, can make them a reality!


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:11]

Topic 2: How did the idea take shape? [05:01]

Topic 3: What was the strategy behind it? [06:51]

Topic 4: How did you keep the belief that it's going to happen? [08:44]

Topic 5: What happened when you hit that phase? [10:48]

Topic 6: What was the first challenge? [12:58]

Topic 7: The universe is playing in our favor [14:32]

Topic 8: What happened after the first challenge? [16:46]

Topic 9: What happened when she got that video? [22:18]

Topic 10: How did you feel in the moment? [27:26]

Topic 11: What did you learn throughout the experience? [29:09]

Topic 12: Playing small doesn't serve anyone [31:13]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Website: http://backyardcreative.co

• Email: michael@backyardcreative.co

• Instagram: @backyard.creative

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Aug 07, 202338:55
S01E22 - How Saying Yes Can Make You an Ironman

S01E22 - How Saying Yes Can Make You an Ironman

In this inspiring and exhilarating episode, we explore the incredible journey of becoming an Ironman and the transformative power of saying yes to the challenge.

Join us as we dive into the world of triathlon, with our guest today, Will Turner, who shares his BHAG and dared to say yes to the challenge and make it a reality. Discover the profound impact of embracing the mindset of saying yes to pushing your physical and mental boundaries.

We begin by uncovering the dedication and training required to become an Ironman. Next, we delve into the mindset of an Ironman athlete and the power of saying yes to overcoming self-doubt and adversity. Moreover, we explore the life-changing experience of competing in an Ironman race.

Whether you're an aspiring triathlete, a sports enthusiast, or simply seeking inspiration to embrace new challenges, this episode is sure to leave you motivated and empowered.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:10]

Topic 2: Why did you decide to go for 60? [05:27]

Topic 3: Did you actually do the 60 in year 60? [07:00]

Topic 4: Limiting Beliefs [09:24]

Topic 5: How did you prepare? [10:30]

Topic 6: What are the things you did to persevere? [18:02]

Topic 7: Courage or Comfort [23:17]

Topic 8: Biggest Failure [23:53]

Topic 9: Failure is a Blessing [25:24]

Topic 10: Courage VS Comfort [26:51]

Topic 11: Quote: "You didn't wake up today to be mediocre" [28:08]

Topic 12: Quote: "Shake it up Baby!" [28:57]

Topic 13: Find the high notes [33:10]

Topic 14: What's up next? [34:47]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Aug 03, 202340:40
S01E21 - How Saying No to People Pleasing Can Be Saying Yes to Yourself

S01E21 - How Saying No to People Pleasing Can Be Saying Yes to Yourself

In this empowering and insightful episode, we explore the transformative power of saying no to others as a means of prioritizing your own well-being, boundaries, and personal growth.

Join us with our guest today, Tina Hoang - a recovering people pleaser, as we delve into the art of setting healthy boundaries, understanding the impact of people-pleasing, and discovering the liberating potential of saying yes to yourself through the simple act of saying no.

We begin by discussing the importance of self-care and the necessity of prioritizing your own needs and desires. Our expert guests share their wisdom on the benefits of saying no when it comes to managing your time, energy, and emotional well-being.

Whether you struggle with setting boundaries, find it challenging to say no, or simply wish to prioritize your well-being, this episode offers empowering insights and practical advice.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:07]

Topic 2: What did you do to change? [05:26]

Topic 3: Reflecting [07:04]

Topic 4: Onion Layer [11:06]

Topic 5: What're the steps that you took to not become a people pleaser? [13:44]

Topic 6: Recognizing the situation [19:43]

Topic 7: Jessica's process [22:13]

Topic 8: How did you grow your confidence? [24:22]

Topic 9: Facebook Group [27:03]

Topic 10: Say Yes to Yourself [27:16]

Topic 11: What's your advice for those who want to recover from being a people pleaser? [29:55]

Topic 12: People pleasing [30:33]

Topic 13: Quote [31:26]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jul 31, 202336:35
S01E20 - Breaking Free and Saying Yes: Exploring Life Beyond Cultural Boundaries

S01E20 - Breaking Free and Saying Yes: Exploring Life Beyond Cultural Boundaries

In this eye-opening and enlightening episode, we embark on a journey of exploration and discovery, as we delve into the power of saying yes to breaking free from cultural boundaries.

Join us with our guest today, Ruhina Mehra, as she shares her captivating story of courageously choosing to embrace life beyond the constraints of cultural norms and expectations.

We delve into Ruhina's inspiring journey of Saying Yes to life beyond cultural confines. She didn't settle for what others told her she should be. Even if it were her parents. She chose to Say Yes and take a leap into possibilities.

Prepare to be inspired, enlightened, and encouraged to say yes to exploring life beyond the borders of your own cultural experiences.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Big Say Yes Experience [02:29]

Topic 2: How did you know that it wasn't quite right? [05:55]

Topic 3: How did you go through that process? [08:11]

Topic 4: A lot of people wait for the perfect time [10:46]

Topic 5: The big leap [13:01]

Topic 6: What have you found in making that leap? [15:10]

Topic 7: What're some other things you've found out throughout the process? [16:56]

Topic 8: When your heart is in it, even if you don't know how to do something, you'll figure it out [21:20]

Topic 9: Where we based our decisions from [22:45]

Topic 10: What did your parents think when you told them? [24:22]

Topic 11: Back against the wall situation [26:27]

Topic 12: Building your confidence [30:09]

Topic 13: It's never too late to start [30:57]

Topic 14: What do you want people to know or gain from your Say Yes Experience? [32:50]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jul 27, 202338:02
S01E19 - Embracing Self-Love: Saying Yes to Your Uniqueness Amidst Differences

S01E19 - Embracing Self-Love: Saying Yes to Your Uniqueness Amidst Differences

In this heartfelt and empowering episode, we explore the transformative journey of self-love and the profound impact of saying yes to embracing your uniqueness, especially in a world filled with differences and diversities.

Join us with our guest today, Cody Packer, as we dive into the importance of self-acceptance, compassion, and the power of saying yes to loving yourself unconditionally.

We delve into the concept of self-love and its significance in fostering a healthy relationship with oneself. Cody shares his powerful insight on how saying yes to self-love can lead to improved mental well-being, increased confidence, and a deeper sense of purpose and fulfillment. He discusses the challenges of having a speech impediment which he calls the difference in speech and societal pressures, offering practical advice on how to overcome self-doubt and embrace your individuality.

Prepare to embark on a journey of self-empowerment, compassion, and the extraordinary power that unfolds when you say yes to your authenticity amidst the beautiful tapestry of differences in the world.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:7]

Topic 2: Mindset shift [05:04]

Topic 3: Jessica's experience [09:38]

Topic 4: How does it affect your confidence? [12:41]

Topic 5: How did you come up with that philosophy? [12:54]

Topic 6: What happened to make you decide to give yourself a big hug? [20:55]

Topic 7: Jessica's childhood [25:14]

Topic 8: There's going to be people that's not going to like you [26:42]

Topic 9: Perspective on the divorce [28:57]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jul 24, 202337:06
S01E18 - How Saying Yes Can Alter Your Life's Trajectory

S01E18 - How Saying Yes Can Alter Your Life's Trajectory

In this enlightening episode, we dive into the profound impact that Saying Yes can have on altering the trajectory of your life.


Join us with our guest today, Carly Jowit, as she shares with us her Say Yes moments and how this had a big impact on her life. We delve into the transformative power of embracing opportunities and taking bold leaps into the unknown.


Whether you're at a crossroads in your life, seeking inspiration, or simply curious about the power of Saying Yes, this episode is sure to leave you motivated and empowered. Get ready to unlock the doors of possibility, challenge the status quo, and alter the trajectory of your life as we explore the transformative power of Saying Yes.


Prepare to embark on a journey of self-discovery, resilience, and the extraordinary potential that awaits when you choose to Say Yes to life's incredible opportunities.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Say Yes Experience [02:09]

Topic 2: Full moon party [04:36]

Topic 3: Security Questions [08:34]

Topic 4: Travelling to Melbourne [10:11]

Topic 5: Airport Experience [12:54]

Topic 6: Did he know that you had plans to go to Australia? [16:28]

Topic 7: Moving to Australia [22:27]

Topic 8: How did that translate to what you're doing now? [20:21]

Topic 9: How was the transition like? [24:06]

Topic 10: Big YES moments [27:05]

Topic 11: Flipping your negative thoughts into positive ones [28:42]

Topic 12: What do you want to say to people to encourage them to Say Yes? [30:51]

Topic 13: You always know what's behind you [32:03]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jul 20, 202337:58
S01E17 - How Saying Yes Can Make You an Amazing Circus Artist

S01E17 - How Saying Yes Can Make You an Amazing Circus Artist

In this captivating episode, we uncover the extraordinary journey of Polly Solomon and how she became a circus artist and explore how saying yes can unlock her potential to become an amazing performer.


Polly Solomon is a teaching and performing circus artist specializing in aerial acrobatics and bubble sculptures based in NYC. She teaches over 25 circus disciplines in school, after-school, camp, studio, and theatrical and circus production settings.


She is the founder of Polaris Circus Arts and has directed shows nationally for the American Youth Circus Organization including for the Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival and the Worldwide Circus Summit, created Common Ground; a Circus Adaptation of Seedfolks, Surround Circus; an immersive circus experience, is co-project founder of Urban Acrobatics: A Circus and Graffiti Spectacular, and performed 60 feet above the arena at Madison Square Garden with Phish for their New Year's Eve celebration!


Whether you're a budding performer or simply curious about the captivating world of circus arts, this episode offers an insightful and inspiring glimpse into the transformative power of saying yes.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Origin Story [02:20]

Topic 2: Broadway show [04:27]

Topic 3: Ripple effect of Saying Yes [07:42]

Topic 4: Did it go like what you had in mind or completely different? [09:08]

Topic 5: Teaching journey [13:02]

Topic 6: The Drop [13:30]

Topic 7: How did you move from the basic dance to more advanced? [15:31]

Topic 8: How did that translate to what you're doing now? [20:21]

Topic 9: Circus school [25:47]

Topic 10: What do you to leave people to be inspired by your story? [30:08]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Facebook: @polariscircus

• Instagram: @polariscircus

• YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGyvwUpITy9nBqA-LNss9Vg

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jul 17, 202334:54
S01E16 - How Saying Yes Drastically Changes Your Situation

S01E16 - How Saying Yes Drastically Changes Your Situation

In this thought-provoking episode, we explore the transformative power of the word "yes" and its profound impact on reshaping your life and circumstances.


Join us with our guest today, Nageen Riffat, as we delve into her inspiring story of resilience and powerful insights that highlight how saying yes can be the catalyst for a remarkable shift in your situation, propelling you towards personal growth, success, and a better future.


Nageen shares her perspective on the fear and resistance that often accompany change and how embracing the power of yes can open doors to new opportunities. She discusses the importance of standing up for yourself and what you believe in, embracing uncertainty, and being open to the possibilities that arise when you choose to say yes.


She is now in a lot better situation living in the United States we can't wait for you to listen to her amazing and inspiring journey.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Life in Pakistan [02:18]

Topic 2: What kind of job were you working in? [03:21]

Topic 3: How did your husband feel about that? [03:50]

Topic 4: Why did you marry him? [06:09]

Topic 5: What're the things that you're enduring at home? [10:27]

Topic 6: The story about when he searched everything when you got home from travel [13:08]

Topic 7: What was the turning point when you decided that you have to leave? [19:55]

Topic 8: The Great Escape [32:55]

Topic 9: What do you want people to get from your story? [34:13]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jul 13, 202341:45
S01E15 - How Saying Yes Can Help You Dominate in the Race Track

S01E15 - How Saying Yes Can Help You Dominate in the Race Track

In this adrenaline-fueled episode, we explore the remarkable impact of embracing the power of Saying "Yes" in a male-dominated world of racing and how it can catapult you to new heights of success on the race track.

Join us with our guest today, Audrey Worm, who Said Yes to the fast life and became a racecar driver. She shares with us her mindset, skills, and strategies that can transform your racing career and help you dominate the competition.

Learn from one of the best to ever do it on the racetrack as she teaches us the mental fortitude required to excel in the high-pressure environment of racing.

So, whether you're a seasoned racer or an aspiring enthusiast, this episode is a must-listen. Get ready to ignite your passion for racing, say yes to reaching your full potential, and unlock the keys to dominating the race track.


Buckle up! You wouldn't want to get left behind on this episode!


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: What made you Say Yes to being a racecar driver? [02:19]

Topic 2: What made you want to drive around with the big boys? [03:04]

Topic 3: Were you the only female when you first started? [04:35]

Topic 4: What made you Say Yes to really stick with it throughout the years? [06:57]

Topic 5: How was it like when you first got behind the wheel? [08:20]

Topic 6: What did it take you to pass the test? [11:31]

Topic 7: Things you wouldn't have known if they didn't guide you [14:00]

Topic 8: Visualizing before manifesting [18:37]

Topic 9: Background [20:30]

Topic 10: You can achieve great things regardless of your background [22:08]

Topic 11: How did the community helped you throughout your racecar driving career? [23:27]

Topic 12: How has Saying Yes helped you in different aspects of your life? [24:47]

Topic 13: How does it make you feel that by you Saying Yes back then has created a positive ripple effect? [27:24]

Topic 14: It's never too late to create your own Say Yes Experience [30:00]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Website: www.Mamaturtlevs.ca

• Instagram: @mamaturtlevs

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jul 10, 202334:51
S01E14 - How the Power of Saying Yes can have a Big Impact on Your Work and Personal Life

S01E14 - How the Power of Saying Yes can have a Big Impact on Your Work and Personal Life

Do you ever find yourself experiencing imposter syndrome? It's when you're doubting yourself and your abilities to take on the opportunity in front of you.

Or do you feel that you're not good enough or maybe you're afraid that others might think you're not capable when you know for a fact that you are?


Listen to our special guest today, Lisa Rehurek, as she shares with us her BIG SAY YES moment at work and in life that propels her to great heights despite the fact that she had a moment of doubt.

In this episode, we unravel the potential for growth, fulfillment, and success that arises when we embrace the power of Saying Yes.


If you're seeking inspiration to break free from limiting beliefs, embrace new experiences, and unlock your full potential, this episode is a must-listen!


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:55]

Topic 2: How did you get through the meeting without knowing much? [07:13]

Topic 3: Being resourceful [10:41]

Topic 4: Coping skills [12:28]

Topic 5: Unexpected emotions [18:58]

Topic 6: What part do I play in the situation? [19:59]

Topic 7: Big Say Yes at work [24:58]

Topic 8: Do you think you were able to see where opportunities present themselves? [28:03]

Topic 9: How to bet on yourself to figure things out [31:02]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Website: www.therfpsuccesscompany.com

• LinkedIn Company Page: @rfpsucccess

• LinkedIn Profile: @lisarehurek

• Twitter: @Lisa_Rehurek

• Facebook: @RFPsuccess

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jul 06, 202337:43
S01E13 - How to Say Yes to Having a Good Relationship with Money

S01E13 - How to Say Yes to Having a Good Relationship with Money

In this eye-opening episode, we delve into the importance of cultivating a positive relationship with money and explore actionable strategies to help you say yes to financial well-being.


Join us with our guest today, Courtney Ryan, as we uncover the mindset shifts, practical tips, and empowering insights that can transform your financial journey and bring you closer to a healthy, abundant relationship with money.


Whether you're seeking to improve your financial situation, develop healthier money habits, or cultivate a positive mindset around wealth, this episode is a valuable resource. Get ready to say yes to transforming your relationship with money and unlocking a path towards financial freedom, security, and overall well-being!


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Why is money a big stressor for everyone? [02:06]

Topic 2: How can they track their money? [03:13]

Topic 3: How do you figure out where do you want to be? [04:21]

Topic 4: How can people think about financial freedom outside of retirement? [06:23]

Topic 5: How can people save up for a big vacation? [09:12]

Topic 6: How can we find out what we value and how can we match our money with that? [13:54]

Topic 7: Should people spend money on things that they kind of value or re-evaluate? [16:19]

Topic 8: What are the fundamental money mindsets? [21:57]

Topic 9: The fear of asking about money? [23:59]

Topic 10: When can we start having the conversation about money? [29:20]

Topic 11: Where can people start when it comes to money? [32:33]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• hello@thriveatmoney.com

• Website: https://thriveatmoney.com

• Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thriveatmoney

• YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thriveatmoney

• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/courtneyryan

• TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thriveatmoney

• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thriveatmoney

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jul 03, 202338:27
S01E12 - How Saying Yes Can Open You Up to a World of Thrilling Adventures

S01E12 - How Saying Yes Can Open You Up to a World of Thrilling Adventures

Have you ever done something so out of the box for the sake of adventure?

Like, say replying to a random email that looks like spam?

Well, in this exhilarating episode, we delve into the power of embracing the word "yes" and how it can lead you to a life filled with thrilling adventures.

Join us with our guest today, Will Novak, a simple and quiet guy who decided to get out of his comfort zone and said yes to a random email about a bachelor party with complete strangers. Next thing he knew, he's flying out to Vermont.

Will shares with us how it happened, what made him say yes, and what he learned throughout that process. He shares how saying yes to seemingly random encounters and unplanned trips can lead to remarkable connections, life-changing experiences, and unexpected doors opening.

If you're looking for a fun-filled life adventure that sounds like it came out of a movie, well this episode is for you! And it's real life too!


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:31]

Topic 2: Did you google any of them before going? [07:06]

Topic 3: What did you initially think when they responded the first time [08:50]

Topic 4: Did you ever think that the GoFundMe would get funded? [10:32]

Topic 5: What did your wife think once it got funded? [12:54]

Topic 6: What was the first meeting like? [14:02]

Topic 7: How did it go throughout the day? [22:33]

Topic 8: What was it like when you parted ways? [25:20]

Topic 9: What did you learn throughout the process? [27:31]

Topic 10: About the movie [30:45]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jun 29, 202335:59
S01E11 - How Saying Yes to a Sabbatical Can Give You a More Fulfilling Life

S01E11 - How Saying Yes to a Sabbatical Can Give You a More Fulfilling Life

Are you feeling stuck in your day-to-day routine?

Or even burned out from all the stressors in life or at work?


Well, guess what? Our guest today, Katrina McGhee has the answer for you!

Join us as we delve into Katrina's journey who was feeling burnout and made the bold decision to step away from her routine and embrace the concept of a sabbatical. In this episode, we examine the benefits, challenges, and life-changing experiences that can arise from taking an intentional break from work or other responsibilities.


If you're contemplating taking a sabbatical or seeking inspiration to make a change in your life, this episode is a must-listen! Tune in to explore the countless possibilities that saying "yes" to a sabbatical can offer and discover how it can lead to a more fulfilling, purpose-driven, and balanced life.


Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: How it started [02:54]

Topic 2: How did you strategize? [07:14]

Topic 3: Tip #1: Know your number [07:43]

Topic 4: Tip #2: Set a new target [10:49]

Topic 5: Tip #3: Exploration fund [12:03]

Topic 6: Tip #4: Save your lump sums [15:53]

Topic 7: How did you start to plan it? [22:23]

Topic 8: Have you found your clients worry about what their careers going to look like after taking a break? [26:42]

Topic 9: What's the one tool you want to give to people to have them start thinking about taking a sabbatical? [33:16]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Website: www.kmcgheecoaching.com/45things

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jun 22, 202339:52
S01E10 - How Saying Yes Can Make You an Olympian

S01E10 - How Saying Yes Can Make You an Olympian

Do you find yourself in a situation where the odds are stacked up against you?

The goal may be too daunting to even pursue.


You get nervous and scared and just lose belief in yourself.

Well, in this thrilling episode, we delve into Danielle Kettlewell's incredible journey. She used the power of "yes" to her advantage and overcame all difficulties to compete in the Olympics.

Join us as we uncover Danielle's inspiring story who, against all challenges and obstacles, pursued her dreams of Olympic glory. We explore her unwavering determination, sacrifices, and relentless pursuit of excellence that led her to the pinnacle of athletic achievement.

If you're seeking motivation to overcome obstacles, chase your dreams, and embrace the power of saying "yes" to your own potential, this episode is a must-listen!

Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:09]

Topic 2: How did the opportunity come about if you weren't the best at it? [03:23]

Topic 3: Why did you say yes even if the odds are stacked against you? [05:56]

Topic 4: What happened when you fully immersed yourself in the process? [10:57]

Topic 5: How do you shift your mindset from something negative to something that's going to push you? [13:14]

Topic 6: Every failure is an opportunity for growth [18:23]

Topic 7: How did you transition your mindset from when you didn't make it to saying yes to the next opportunity? [19:17]

Topic 8: Action with intention [22:23]

Topic 9: How did you gain confidence? [24:25]

Topic 10: How to gain confidence [30:44]

Topic 11: What do you want to say to the people to have them create their own say yes experience in their lives? [30:55]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Website: www.daniellekettlewell.com/links

• Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daniellekettlewell_/

• Podcast: The Beautiful Souls Podcast

○ https://www.daniellekettlewell.com/podcasts/the-beautiful-souls-podcast

○ https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-beautiful-souls-podcast/id1573288394

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Za

Jun 19, 202339:19
S01E09 - How Saying Yes To Overcoming Death Defying Fear Will Create Success

S01E09 - How Saying Yes To Overcoming Death Defying Fear Will Create Success

Have you ever faced a really tough situation that it brought fear and stopped you from moving forward?

Or maybe it's a life-or-death situation and fear has crippled you?

In this inspiring episode of our podcast, we dive into the powerful topic of overcoming fear and embracing the courage to take bold steps to achieve success in various life aspects.

Join us as we explore our guest; Meggie Houle’s transformative journey of conquering her fears and stepping outside her comfort zone to pursue the very thing she loves. In this episode, Meggie provides practical strategies and personal anecdotes to guide you on your own path of fearlessness.

Remember, FEAR is just a False Evidence Appearing Real. It's okay to be afraid but move forward regardless.

If you want to know how to move past fear and get to the goal, this episode is for you!

Topics discussed in this episode:

Topic 1: Backstory [02:10]

Topic 2: How do you stay up paragliding for 2 hours? [04:59]

Topic 3: How are you feeling before your fall? [06:36]

Topic 4: What's going through your head when you know something was off? [08:26]

Topic 5: What were you thinking when you heard the nurse say that you're never going to paraglide again? [10:30]

Topic 6: What's your thought process behind getting better to be able to go back out there again? [12:14]

Topic 7: Why was paragliding your goal? [14:00]

Topic 8: The importance of having a community behind you [18:00]

Topic 9: Talking about the experience and not being ashamed of what happened [20:31]

Topic 10: What was your response to the nurse? [21:28]

Topic 12: What did it take you to say yes and go back to paragliding? [22:14]

Topic 13: When were you able to get back up? [25:53]

Topic 14: You don't have to start big. Just start small [27:15]

Topic 15: What lessons did you learn from your fall that you took to your next flight? [28:16]

Topic 16: What do you want to share with being to inspire other people to say yes and not let fear hold them back? [30:37]

Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store

We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience

Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Instagram: @meggie.houle

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises

Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jun 15, 202335:55
S01E08 - Mastering Your Finances: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating an Effective Budget

S01E08 - Mastering Your Finances: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating an Effective Budget

In this informative episode of our podcast, Jessica Tomac, a financial advisor, provides us with a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to creating an effective budget that will help you take control of your financial life.


Join us as we break down the complexities of budgeting and provide practical insights to help you navigate the process with ease. Jessica shares valuable tips, strategies, and tools to empower you to make informed financial decisions and achieve your financial goals. She even shares practical tips you can have your kids do to educate them about money and budgeting.


If you're looking to master your finances and create an effective budget for you, your kids, and the whole family, then Say Yes to this episode now!


Topics discussed in this episode:


Topic 1: What is a budget? [02:32]

Topic 2: How to create a budget? [02:57]

Topic 3: 50% goes to your Needs [04:16]

Topic 4: How to classify your Needs? [04:42]

Topic 5: 20% goes to your Savings [06:06]

Topic 6: How much of the 20% should go to Savings and how much goes to interest reduction? [07:28]

Topic 7: How to stay true to the budget? [11:36]

Topic 8: How to start having conversations with your kids about budgeting? [19:11]

Topic 9: How to get out of the spending cycle [31:31]

Topic 10: The only way to learn and grow [31:57]


Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store


We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience



Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Email: Jessica.tomac@edwardjones.com

• LinkedIn: tinyurl.com/wme2a9xx

• Facebook: tinyurl.com/ckvpp6na

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises


Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jun 12, 202337:01
S01E07 - How to Improve Your Money Mindset

S01E07 - How to Improve Your Money Mindset

In this enlightening episode of our podcast, we delve into the essential steps and strategies to cultivate a positive and empowered mindset when it comes to money and wealth.


Our guest, Jessica Tomac, shares the transformative power of shifting your perspective and beliefs around money. She provides practical insights, expert advice, and actionable tips to help you break free from limiting beliefs and develop a healthy relationship with your finances.


Learn how to overcome scarcity mentality, embrace abundance, and develop a mindset that aligns with your financial goals. Discover the mindset shifts necessary to attract wealth and create a life of financial freedom. From reframing your beliefs about money to practicing gratitude and abundance, we explore a range of techniques that can reshape your relationship with wealth and open doors to new opportunities.


If you're looking to break free from financial limitations and create a mindset that supports your financial aspirations, this episode is a must-listen!


Topics discussed in this episode:


Topic 1: Money Mindset [03:16]

Topic 2: How can people figure out what type of spender they are? [06:56]

Topic 3: Frugal VS Wasteful [12:08]

Topic 4: Money Mindset in being in a relationship VS being single [18:30]

Topic 5: How do you go from where you are now to where you want to be? [20:34]

Topic 6: Mindless spending [21:48]

Topic 7: Where does our Money Mindset comes from? [25:52]

Topic 8: Identify your Money Mindset and change for the better [27:50]

Topic 9: Tune-in for the next episode where we talk about Budgeting [30:08]


Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store


We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience



Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Email: Jessica.tomac@edwardjones.com

• LinkedIn: tinyurl.com/wme2a9xx

• Facebook: tinyurl.com/ckvpp6na

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises


Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jun 08, 202334:53
S01E06 - You Have Two Choices: To Die or To Make a Difference

S01E06 - You Have Two Choices: To Die or To Make a Difference

In this empowering episode of our podcast, we dive into the remarkable journey of Steve Cooper, a stage IV prostate cancer survivor, who has defied the odds and triumphed over cancer by incorporating a rare exercise into his healing process.


Join us as we explore Steve's inspiring story of discovering the transformative benefits of physical activity in his battle against cancer.


He's made an even greater difference with his determination to get a law passed that has saved thousands of lives.


If you're looking for strength to fight the battle, this episode serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration, highlighting Steve's journey who said yes to reclaiming his life. Tune in to learn how exercise can become a powerful ally in the fight against cancer, empowering you to reclaim your health, vitality, and sense of self.


Topics discussed in this episode:


Topic 1: Backstory [02:10]

Topic 2: What were your immediate thoughts? [03:07]

Topic 3: What does fighting cancer mean to you? [05:55]

Topic 4: Cancer regimen [08:22]

Topic 5: How do you think did that exercise helped emotionally? [15:02]

Topic 6: What does making a difference mean to you and how're you able to do that? [19:05]

Topic 7: Inspiration and the voice for all the people that are going through challenges [29:11]


Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store


We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience



Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Facebook: facebook.com/SteveHaroldCooper

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises


Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jun 05, 202337:20
S01E05 - Daring Decisions: How to Say Yes to Big Challenges

S01E05 - Daring Decisions: How to Say Yes to Big Challenges

In this exhilarating episode, we delve into the captivating story of Heather, a bold and adventurous individual who fearlessly embraced a major challenge without a perfectly scripted plan.


Join us as we follow Heather's journey of saying "yes" to an opportunity that would push her boundaries and test her resilience. Without the comfort of a detailed roadmap, Heather embarks on a thrilling adventure to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, trusting her instincts and embracing the unknown.


In this episode, we explore the pivotal moments that led Heather to make her daring decision and the internal struggles she faced along the way. From overcoming self-doubt to embracing the unpredictable twists and turns, Heather's story will inspire you to step outside your own comfort zone and take bold leaps of faith.


If you're seeking inspiration to overcome your own fears and take daring leaps into uncharted territories, this episode is a must-listen. Prepare to be inspired, motivated, and empowered by Heather's incredible story of embracing the unpredictable and saying "yes" to big challenges unscripted.


Topics discussed in this episode:


Topic 1: Backstory [02:17]

Topic 2: What did you find out when you said yes? [04:23]

Topic 3: What's the first thing to prepare when climbing a mountain? [06:25]

Topic 4: Mental framing [09:15]

Topic 5: What are the things you say to yourself to prepare? [10:03]

Topic 6: How do you deal with challenges when you're in the middle of the climb? [12:18]

Topic 7: Negativity bias [13:31]

Topic 8: How to focus more on the positive instead of the negative [19:13]

Topic 9: How did you decide to get out of your comfort zone? [20:30]

Topic 10: Analysis Paralysis [26:18]

Topic 11: What's up next? [27:54]

Topic 12: What do you find the most powerful thing about saying yes without having everything planned out? [29:48]


Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store


We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience



Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at:

• Website: heathersweeney.com

• Instagram: @theheathersweeney

• Facebook: facebook.com/heather.petersonsweeney

• YouTube: @theheathersweeney

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises


Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

Jun 01, 202336:53
S01E04 - Say Yes Now: Unlocking Your Own Experience at Any Age

S01E04 - Say Yes Now: Unlocking Your Own Experience at Any Age

Prepare to be inspired as we dive into the extraordinary journey of our incredible guest who defied expectations, embraced her dreams, and refused to let age or illness stand in the way of her zest for life.


In this captivating episode, we unravel the story of an 80-year-old individual who shattered stereotypes and redefined what it means to live life to the fullest. Join us as we explore her remarkable adventures, unyielding spirit, and unwavering determination to make the most of every precious moment.


Discover the transformative power of embracing life's adventures, no matter your age or circumstances. If you'd like to know some practical tips on how to say yes now, you're going to love this interview with Connie Meyer Ping!


Topics discussed in this episode:


Topic 1: Say Yes Experience [00:14]

Topic 2: How're you feeling in the moment? [05:55]

Topic 3: What's going through your mind looking at the flying dress photos? [08:06]

Topic 4: You don't have to wait til you're 80 to start saying yes [11:14]

Topic 5: How can you encourage people to stop thinking too much and start doing? [13:17]

Topic 6: How're you able to stay in the moment while taking the photos? [14:05]

Topic 7: Stop being too rigid and be more flexible in life [15:41]

Topic 8: Be persistent. It will work out [16:40]

Topic 9: What happened when you posted your dreams in "Girls Love to Travel" group? [17:48]

Topic 10: More than just joy [18:46]

Topic 11: How can other people start saying yes in their lives? [19:20]

Topic 12: What's up next for you? [20:39]

Topic 13: What do you want to leave for people to inspire them to create their own say yes experience? [22:09]


Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store


We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience



Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises


Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

May 25, 202331:25
S01E03 - How Saying Yes Leads to Finding The One

S01E03 - How Saying Yes Leads to Finding The One

Get ready for a heartwarming and serendipitous journey as we explore the captivating story of our guest today who, through a seemingly insignificant mistake, stumbled upon the love of her life.


In this enchanting episode, we delve into the unexpected twists and turns that fate has in store when it comes to matters of the heart. Join us as we unravel the tales of chance encounters, hilarious mishaps, and fortuitous blunders that ultimately led Shana to find her perfect match.


Discover the power of embracing spontaneity, seizing the moment, and being open to the unpredictable nature of love. This story will inspire you to believe in the power of destiny, and that sometimes, the greatest love stories begin with a silly misstep.


If you want to learn the science of finding the one, you're going to want to listen to this interview with Shana Tibi!


Topics discussed in this episode:


Topic 1: Backstory [00:07]

Topic 2: How did it change the course of your life? [03:13]

Topic 3: The negotiation [05:20]

Topic 4: What made you say yes? [07:16]

Topic 5: What made you say yes to the agreement? [09:41]

Topic 6: How did that lead you to what you do now and help others? [10:34]

Topic 7: How do you find clients? [13:08]

Topic 8: What are your tips for those who haven't found success in the online dating world? [15:16]

Topic 9: What's a good photo? [17:48]

Topic 10: What do you put in the bio? [19:10]

Topic 11: Do you need to be super specific in your bio? [20:24]

Topic 12: What's a matchmaker's process for matching people? [23:04]

Topic 13: Who should be partnering up with a matchmaker? [25:06]


Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store


We want to connect with!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience



Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at: https://linktr.ee/ShanaTibi

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises


Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

May 22, 202335:30
S01E02 - The Girl Who Defied the Odds and Embraced the Uncomfortable

S01E02 - The Girl Who Defied the Odds and Embraced the Uncomfortable

In this captivating episode, we uncover the remarkable story of a determined individual who refused to let obstacles define her. Join us as we explore the challenges she encountered, the moments of doubt she overcame, and the transformative experiences that propelled her forward.


Today's guest, Katrina Kohel, is a high school cheerleader who was supposed to compete at state with her team of four but then later found out that three of their freshmen members quit for personal reasons just before the night of the competition, leaving her as a one-person team.


Instead of backing down, she had other plans in mind. Katrina decided to go against the odds and continue with the competition. Join us as we unravel the depths of her resilience, bravery, and unwavering spirit.


Discover the power of stepping outside of your comfort zone and embracing the unknown as we delve into the girl's triumphs and setbacks. Witness firsthand how the relentless pursuit of her dreams, despite the odds stacked against her, led to personal breakthroughs and unexpected opportunities.


If you want to have the same no-quit mindset, you're going to love this interview with Katrina Kohel!


Topics discussed in this episode:


Topic 1: Backstory [00:10]

Topic 2: Why didn't you quit? [01:17]

Topic 3: What made you want to be a cheerleader? [02:06]

Topic 4: Did you ever think about quitting? [03:47]

Topic 5: What's your coach's reaction? [04:50]

Topic 6: What made your coach get on board? [05:32]

Topic 7: What's running through your head knowing the situation? [06:58]

Topic 8: What's your reaction at the moment? [08:37]

Topic 9: Muscle Memory [09:41]

Topic 10: What are the adjustments you had to make? [11:37]

Topic 11: What were you feeling during the performance? [12:35]

Topic 12: Having a support system [16:47]

Topic 13: Did you ever think your story would go viral? [17:48]

Topic 14: How her story resonates with so many people [18:18]

Topic 15: How does staying true to who you are helped others? [19:18]

Topic 16: How to push through when you're having doubts? [20:17]

Topic 17: Focus on yourself [21:03]

Topic 18: Who inspired you? [21:47]

Topic 19: You have control over your own story [23:12]

Topic 20: What're your future plans? [24:30]


Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store


We want to connect with you!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

Connect with us on all social media @thesayyesexperience

Post a picture of you doing your Say Yes List item (jump up for the picture if you can, like our logo) and tag us @thesayyesexperience



Thank you to our guest.

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises


Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

May 19, 202334:20
S01E01 - How a Nine Year Old Co-Founded The Say Yes Experience

S01E01 - How a Nine Year Old Co-Founded The Say Yes Experience

In this awe-inspiring podcast episode, we dive deep into the remarkable journey of our young co-founder, Blaise Rector, who ignited a movement of positivity and limitless potential.


Join us as we unravel the secrets behind the audacious dream and the unwavering belief that fueled the Say Yes journey. This young visionary will leave you spellbound with his infectious spirit.


Prepare to be captivated by their contagious enthusiasm as we share practical tips and insights that can empower individuals of all ages to unleash their full potential and create a life they love.


Are you ready to embark on this extraordinary journey alongside our young Chief Fun Officer? Then tune in now to witness the power of dreams, resilience, and the unyielding spirit of possibility!


Topics discussed in this episode:


Topic 1: About Blaise Rector [03:26]

Topic 2: How did The Say Yes Experience started? [03:50]

Topic 3: What are some ways to inspire other people to say yes? [17:47]

Topic 4: Say Yes List [18:24]

Topic 5: How can kids start saying yes? [20:08]

Topic 6: Is there a situation that you said know and turned it around to a yes? [20:38]

Topic 7: We hold each other accountable [24:29]

Topic 8: B's advice [25:43]

Topic 9: What's the next thing that you're going to say yes to? [27:15]

Topic 10: How to start implementing say yes into your everyday lives? [29:42]


Other resources mentioned throughout the episode.

Download the free Say Yes List: http://thesayyesexperience.com/list

Get your copy of our new ebook at https://thesayyesexperience.com/book

Change your life with Blaise and Jessica’s ten other books at https://jessicarector.com/store


We want to connect with!!

Join our free Facebook Community of other Say Yesers at https://www.facebook.com/groups/thesayyesexperience

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Thank you to our guest.

You can connect with our guest at: jessicarector.com and jessica@jessicarector.com

Thank you also to:

Blaise Rector, CFO, Chief Fun Officer

Lisa Rehurek, our Business Advisor

Our team at jessICAREctor Enterprises


Producer and host: Jessica Rector

Editor: Rex Angelo Viray

Graphics: Rex Angelo Viray

Logo: Zen Zai

May 15, 202335:51