Bright Morning Podcast


The Bright Morning Podcast, hosted by Elena Aguilar, explores the many ways we can cultivate courage.
In some episodes, Elena has conversations with guests who reveal the risks they’ve taken and the courage they’ve built. On other episodes, Elena masterfully coaches her guests towards fulfilling their life’s purpose.
These intimate and authentic conversations inspire listeners to listen to their own callings and take action in their lives. But they provide even more: they model how we can have conversations that count, and how we can guide others to listen to their inner voice and cultivate courage. Listeners will use these communication skills with their colleagues, clients and loved ones. This is a podcast about listening and being fully present with other people, and it’s a podcast about how we live a fulfilling, meaningful life.


What listeners are saying…

Elena Aguilar is a force in conversations about school leadership, teams, and equity. To read her books and attend her workshops is some of the best professional development you can ask for. Only one episode in, I can already tell these podcasts will stay with me for weeks, months, years, as I think about how we can build a more equitable world through schools. The hard work involves countless daily interactions and conversations, and Elena helps model and ask questions about how to do that best.

surfinglibrarian

I’m so glad I got to binge on this podcast this long weekend before starting the new school year. It’s a niche that I have not found, and I find these episodes so enriching and rejuvenating. I feel more in community with other educators who are grappling with tough questions re: equity, leadership, etc. Thank you for your work, Elena!

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Episode 63: Feel Better: How to Make Changes that Last

In this episode Elena walks you through the second episode in the Week 4 How to Feel Better Guide: How to Make Lasting Change. Tune in to hear the 15 lessons you need to know if you are looking to make behavioral changes in your pursuit of feeling better and crafting the life you want to live.

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Episode 62: Feel Better Step 4: Act

In today’s episode, Elena kicks off the fourth and final week of her free How to Feel Better program. This week we move to action and lay the foundation to feel better well beyond the end of this time-bound program.

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Episode 61: Feel Better: Make and Create

In this mini-episode Elena walks you through the final Feel Better exercise in the How to Feel Better Week 3 Program Guide: “Make and Create” as we conclude our exploration of Step 3: Commemorate.

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Episode 60: Feel Better: Honoring Heroes and Human Resilience

In this mini-episode Elena walks you through the fourth Feel Better exercise in the How to Feel Better Week 3 Program Guide: “Honoring Heroes and Human Resilience.” as we continue our exploration of Step 3: Commemorate.

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Episode 59: Feel Better: Rest. Grief is Exhausting

In this mini-episode Elena walks you through the third Feel Better exercise in the How to Feel Better Week 3 Program Guide: “Rest. Grief is Exhausting.” as we continue our exploration of Step 3: Commemorate.

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Episode 58: Feel Better: Write Your Story

In this mini-episode Elena walks you through the second Feel Better exercise in the How to Feel Better Week 3 Program Guide: “What’s the Story You Want to Tell?” as we begin our exploration of Step 3: Commemorate.

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Episode 57: Feel Better Step 3: Commemorate

In today’s episode, Elena kicks off week 3 of her free How to Feel Better 4-week program. This week we move from reflection into intentional action as we commemorate our experiences during the pandemic.

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Episode 56: Feel Better: Connect with Others

In this mini-episode Elena walks you through the fourth and final Feel Better exercise in the How to Feel Better Week 2 Program Guide: “Connect with Others” as we close out week 2 in the four week program.

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Episode 55: Feel Better: Resilience Infusion: Cultivate Perspective

In this mini-episode Elena walks you through the third Feel Better exercise in the How to Feel Better Week 2 Program Guide: “Cultivate Perspective” as we journey through week 2 in the four week program.

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Episode 54: Feel Better: Reflect on Last Year

In this mini-episode Elena walks you through the second Feel Better exercise in the How to Feel Better Week 2 Program Guide: “Reflect on Last Year” as we journey through week 2 in the four week program.

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