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LaYinka Speaks

English, Education, 1 season, 49 episodes, 8 hours, 28 minutes
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Your monthly dose of realness on all things emotional healing, empowerment, and growth for women who are ready to transform into who they were created to be. | layinkasanni.com
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Finding Comfort in God's Vastness | Episode #49

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I delve into the profound concept of God's vastness and mercy amidst our human imperfections. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/layinkaspeaks/message
3/30/20246 minutes, 52 seconds
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Overnight Success and the Long Game of Personal Growth | Episode #48

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I explore the illusion of overnight success and the desire for shortcuts in personal development, and the impact that has. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/layinkaspeaks/message
2/28/202410 minutes, 38 seconds
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Navigating Life Transitions | Episode 47

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I get real about the challenge of life transitions, and share practical tips for you to navigate these life shifts with grace, so you have a newfound appreciation for your own God-given capacity. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/layinkaspeaks/message
1/30/202413 minutes, 27 seconds
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Hindsight 20/23: My 12 Biggest Lessons | Episode #46

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I share reflections from a year of journaling and pull out my 12 biggest lessons from 2023 as actionable insights you can apply in the new year. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/layinkaspeaks/message
12/30/202325 minutes, 40 seconds
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There's Still Hope | Episode #44

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I delve into the topic of despair — a feeling that grips many of us, yet we rarely discuss, and share why losing hope in God is the realest loss. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/layinkaspeaks/message
11/28/202312 minutes, 30 seconds
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Reflections on Dualities in a Time of Crisis | Episode #44

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I reflect on the existence of dualities in this world and how embracing these dualities is a sign of our humanity, especially during times of crisis. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/layinkaspeaks/message
10/29/20237 minutes, 19 seconds
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Why You Take No Personally | Episode 43

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I unpack the reality of what's going on when we take someone's no personally, and give you some useful questions to help you pause getting into a funk. DISCLAIMER: This is not referring to abusive situations or toxic relationships. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/layinkaspeaks/message
9/5/202311 minutes, 25 seconds
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Your Behaviour Isn't Your Identity | Episode 42

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I explain how your behaviour isn't your identity, and a truth that The Most High shares with us to illustrate this.
7/29/202310 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Problem with Focusing on Your Past | Episode 41

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I interrupt the past-present loop and shine light on a truth many of us would rather not hear when it comes to focusing so much on our past experiences.
6/29/202312 minutes, 5 seconds
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Your Feelings Are Valid And... | Episode 40

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I unpack the oft-quoted statement 'my feelings are valid', and explore the uncomfortable truths about the phrase.
4/28/20237 minutes, 59 seconds
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Reflections on Atomic Habits | Episode 39

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I share my reflections, ah-has, and OMGs from reading Atomic Habits for our book club and one of the many wins I gained from the book.
3/26/202317 minutes, 45 seconds
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Emotional Walls | Episode 38

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I get real about the reality of emotional walls, why we have them, and some ways we can start examining them and edge towards bringing them down.
1/27/202313 minutes, 14 seconds
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Gems from Australia | Episode 37

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I share the key takeaways and gems I got to excavate and mine from eight incredible days in Australia in November 2022.
12/31/202212 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Harms of Toxic Positivity | Episode 36

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I share the harms that can come from toxic positivity, and the number one thing we can do to live in a healthier positive space.
10/24/202217 minutes, 34 seconds
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Waiting for Others to Make You Happy | Episode 35

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I dive deeper into our need for others to emotionally ‘feed’ us, and share two important questions you must ask yourself and be clear on first before ‘how’ not to do that.
9/26/20229 minutes, 15 seconds
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Inner Child Work without Revisiting the Past | Episode 34

In the latest episode of LaYinka Speaks, I share some ways you can do that, so you benefit from inner child work and remain emotionally regulated. 
8/29/20223 minutes, 15 seconds
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Releasing vs Letting Go | Episode 33

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I share the difference between 'release' and 'let go' and how changing a single word can bring about a powerful shift.
7/28/20228 minutes, 41 seconds
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Truths and Challenges of Being a People Pleaser | Episode 32

In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I unpack the truths and challenges of people pleasing, so you can recognise if, how, and when you abandon yourself in order to feel loved.
6/28/202222 minutes, 28 seconds
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Stay Afloat with Hope | Episode 31

The word hope has been coming up a lot for me lately, and has been helping me stay afloat. In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I share some reflections as I sit with the word hope.
5/26/20224 minutes, 43 seconds
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Is Silence Really Golden | Episode 30

Is your silence really golden? In this episode of LaYinka Speaks, I share the importance of not only speaking up and quitting self-denial, but also speaking with purpose to effect the changes that you want to see.
3/19/20227 minutes, 25 seconds
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A Reality Of Healthy Relationships | Episode 29

Relationships make up a mahoosive part of our lives. (Unless you live in a cave and never interact or connect with anyone. Ever.) In this episode, I share a reality of our relationships that can be the difference that makes the difference in our experience of them.
2/24/20227 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Saviour Complex | Episode 27

As someone who loves, loves, loves helping people, both personally and professionally, I’ve had to check myself. In the latest episode of LaYinka Speaks, I open up about my own realisations about helping people, and I shed light on how this desire to help others may be a subconscious cry for help.
12/29/20216 minutes, 34 seconds
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Seeking Validation and Permission | Episode 26

The approval of others. As someone who has struggled mahoosively with this, I know how it is and its impact when you exhaust all your efforts seeking it. Listen to this episode of LaYinka Speaks, where I get real about external validation and where seeking the approval of others stems from. layinkasanni.com/
11/17/202110 minutes, 27 seconds