#43 - Doing Life Right thru your Connection to Others & Yourself ft. Ariel Upton

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What does doing it “right” mean? That was exactly the question that inspired Ariel Upton, a digital marketer who founded her own marketing consulting practice, to start her business TODAY I DID IT RIGHT. Inspired by her profound connection with her mentor and guru in life, Betsy Tomlinson, Ariel Upton is committed to helping others do “it” right, but not by her definition - by yours! In today’s episode, we talk about what it MEANS to do life right, the importance of finding a mentor and the right mentor for you, and the importance of connection in all it’s different facets in our lives. This conversation was AMAZEBALLS, friends, and I cannot wait to share it with you!


  • How to do life right

  • The importance of mentors in your life

  • The difference between mentors and a guru

  • How to tell the difference between a good mentor/guru and a bad one

  • The importance of intuition

  • How to develop and learn to trust your intuition

  • Learning how to be alone

  • The importance of connection in your world (and Ikigai)

  • Connection with others being more than just the superficial stuff - and GOING DEEP

  • The multiple facets of connection - with others, with ourselves, and with the world

  • What doing life right ultimately looks like and the importance of doing life right for YOU

  • Acknowledging the things that we ARE actually in control of in our lives

  • Embracing fluidity and flexibility along the journey

  • How the" “Today I Did it Right” Journal could help you get started

Resources in this episode:

Christina’s episode on overcoming grief through travel - which you can listen to here

Check out Ariel’s personal growth biz “Today I did it Right” here

Check out the “Today I Did it Right” Self Reflection journal here

Follow “Today I Did it Right” on Instagram and on Pinterest

“Big Magic” By: Elizabeth Gilbert - here

Follow one of Ariel’s biggest inspirations - Glennon Doyle and Elizabeth Gilbert

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