Gold With Jeanette Schneider Episode 20: Finding Perspective with Aalia Lanius

Gold with Jeanette Schneider

Finding Perspective with Aalia Lanius

Aalia Lanius is a hard woman to describe and in the best way possible. It was tough to decide what subject to cover in our time together on Gold and you will see why. What came of our time together was the theme of perspective in all manner of ways. She is a 3x cancer survivor, writes books to change minds and hearts and lives with chronic illness and a resiliency that is unwavering and inspirational.

Aalia is the founder of Unsugarcoated Media, an American novelist, business leadership coach, inspirational speaker and advocate. As an American Muslim with a German and Mediterranean background, Aalia is fully aware of the conflicting psyche living in America.  Her first novel, Tough Love, in 2018, began a journey of authoring fiction that strikes at social issues. In it she shatters the belief that women should sacrifice themselves for love, and hits on an undercurrent of domestic violence. In her second novel, Jugend, she felt pulled to empower under-represented groups in society by directly challenging hateful rhetoric and racism through a beautiful story of two men throughout time. 

Aalia resides with her husband, Hollywood Film Attorney and Executive Producer, Joseph Lanius, and is a mother of four.   

I can’t even tell you how valuable this conversation is to me personally. Aalia is all heart and I am thrilled she is on this earth to share her story and her call to find perspective in all things.

You can find Aalia on IG @aalia_unsugarcoated or her website unsugarcoatedmedia.com 

Aalia and I talk about doing deep work to uncover your messaging which is the cardinal point of my new book LORE: Harnessing Your Past to Create Your Future. Get into the work with me. LORE is available on Amazon or barnesandnoble.com

As always, please subscribe to this podcast, leave a review and don’t forget to share with your friends. I’m always interested in content that uplifts, so if you have things you’d like to hear about, please share them with me in the comments. You can also find me on Instagram @ms.jeanetteschneider or Twitter @msjwrites.

If you want some help moving toward that intentional life, join me every week on my intention journey. I’m inviting you. Totally free. From my heart to your inbox. Sign up for my love notes at jeanetteschneider.com and before you even wake up on Monday mornings there will be a huge dose of motivation waiting for you. Yes, I will wake you up on Monday morning with intention setting prompts and give you some tips as to what is setting my soul on fire. On Fridays I’m going to remind you to let go, recharge, and love yourself up with some self care prompts to get present in your down time. Intentional living is where it’s at, y’all! 

Until next time – in the words of my grandma, “Love each other every day.” In your ears, filling your heart. 

Xo, 

J

Gold with Jeanette Schneider Episode 19: True Grit and Grace with Amberly Lago

Amberly Lago almost lost her leg in a tragic motorcycle accident. A fitness expert and runner who was once signed with Nike, Amberly faced the loss of her career and her identity. With sheer grit and determination she faced over thirty surgeries, but after successfully keeping her leg she was diagnosed with the nerve disease CRPS, also called “The Suicide Disease.” Living with pain every day, she found herself asking her doctor to then take the very thing she saved. It was then that she realized “This is the rest of my life,” which caused her to put together PACER, a toolbox for overcoming obstacles.

In our time together, Amberly shares the steps of PACER 

Perception

Acceptance

Community

Endurance

Rest 

As always, please subscribe to this podcast, leave a review and don’t forget to share with your friends. I’m always interested in content that uplifts, so if you have things you’d like to hear about, please share them with me in the comments. You can also find me on Instagram @ms.jeanetteschneider or Twitter @msjwrites.  

Amberly and I have a big giveaway dropping soon! Stay tuned for more details. 

Get deep in the work with me to uncover your messaging before you pass it on to your children or the people you influence. Pick up my new book LORE: Harnessing Your Past to Create Your Future available on Amazon or barnesandnoble.com

If you want some help moving toward that intentional life, join me every week on my intention journey. I’m inviting you. Totally free. From my heart to your inbox. Sign up for my love notes at jeanetteschneider.com and before you even wake up on Monday mornings there will be a huge dose of motivation waiting for you. Yes, I will wake you up on Monday morning with intention setting prompts and give you some tips as to what is setting my soul on fire. On Fridays I’m going to remind you to let go, recharge, and love yourself up with some self care prompts to get present in your down time. Intentional living is where it’s at, y’all!

Amberly is so sweet to offer us all kinds of free swag!

She is sharing links to download her Goals, Grit & Grace Workbook as well as her Gratitude Journal for FREE and rumor has it there is a GIVEAWAY! One lucky winner will get a signed copy of her best-selling book True Grit & Grace, second place will win a Grit & Grace water bottle and three lucky winners will get her Resilience Toolkit cards. Not only will the winners nab these amazing prizes, but I’ll include signed copies of my book LORE as well!

Here are the rules:

1. Subscribe to my podcast on Apple or Spotify.
2. Tag 5 friends on my Facebook or Instagram post – Gold with Jeanette Schneider Ep. 19: True Grit and Grace with Amberly Lago.

GGGWorkbook: https://amberlylago.us16.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a6883b90d80a3d9f1152a2cb1&id=75cb51d816&e=9d26a662ee

Gratitude journal: https://mailchi.mp/9beab9de1b2c/gratitudejournal

Until next time – in the words of my grandma, “Love each other every day.” 

In your ears, filling your heart.

 Xo, 

J