Modern Consciousness - with Stacie Shifflett

Stacie Shifflett All About the Voice

Through thick and thin, Stacie Shifflett has always followed the inner knowing of pursuing what she felt was best for her and her family.

Developing multiple successful businesses, healing through a loss of a child and a marriage, living a fulfilled life of travel and learning, Stacie defines being in heaven as having peace within your heart.

Stacie Shifflett is a voice for Modern Consciousness and this is her story.

[1:44] Funny shoes, llamas and business story
[6:01] A story of a very determined girl
[8:35] Good juicy business stories
[18:45] Loss of a child, anger phase and ignite moment
[22:45] Modern Consciousness
[24:45] Making assumptions and taking offense
[29:36] High performance coaching
[31:56] Message to the past self
[33:29] Message from the future self

“When I was really little, I thought that all you had to do to go to heaven, and this is still pretty much what my belief is, be at peace within yourself.”

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Victoria Rader [00:00:02] In the world of many internal and external voices, the voice you listen to is the voice that dictates your life, would you like to discover a clear path to a life of freedom and fulfillment? Then welcome to All About the Voice podcast, where we focus on awareness, alignment and action in order to live a life of abundance. I am your host, Victoria Rader

Victoria Rader [00:00:29] Through thick and thin. Stacie Shifflett has always followed the inner knowing of pursuing what she felt was best for her and her family, developing multiple successful businesses, healing through a loss of a child and a marriage, living a fulfilled life of travel and learning. Stacey defines being in heaven as having peace within your heart. Here is Stacey Shiflett, a voice for modern consciousness. All right, and here with me now is my dear, dear friend and a fantastic founder of Modern Consciousness, Stacie Schifflett. Stacy, welcome to All About the Voice podcast.

Stacie Shifflett [00:01:11] Thank you so much. I’m so happy to be here Vica

Victoria Rader [00:01:15] Now you guys, for those of you that are listening, I adore this woman, you know, and I’m sharing a jam with you because there is a part of her that I think is completely unaware of how fabulous she is. And I love people like that, Stacie.

Stacie Shifflett [00:01:30] Thank you.

Victoria Rader [00:01:31] They’re my favorite kind of people. But I’m going to share a funny story that just popped into my head. So Stacie was getting one of the certifications. She is constantly growing, constantly developing as one of the many things I admire about her. During that certification, I commented on how fun her shoes were. She had two little cute animals. Tell us what the animals were in your shoes and how they were related to your business life.

Stacie Shifflett [00:01:58] Well, the animals were llamas. And gosh, I’ve had so many different things in my life, and I’ve noticed a pattern really, which I’m sure you’re probably going to get into sort of switching it up about every 10 years somehow, just intuitively. But I raised llamas when I was pregnant with my son and we decided I was married at the time and we decided to get a farm and get out of the city. So I looked for something that I could do with the farm and I landed on llamas, right? They aligned with me. I didn’t have to take them to slaughter. I learned just how very intuitive they were. Oh my gosh. I mean, I’ve got goose bumps just telling you that. And I raised them and had a breeding program for probably had the llamas for about 18 years, and I had a breeding program for about 15 years. So I showed them all over the country, sold them all over the country. But yeah, llamas, who knew?

Victoria Rader [00:02:53] Tell me an intuitive llama story. In what way were they intuitive? What comes to mind as an example?

Stacie Shifflett [00:03:00] Oh gosh, I had one of the first females that I purchased. Her name was Dye, and she really wasn’t very fond of people. You know, she always cooperated. But like on that day, she would just know I would try to be as normal as possible, headed out to the barn, doing my thing. She would know she would always be the most difficult one to catch and round up, you know, for any kind of routine medical treatment or whatever, because you have to do that stuff you have to dewarm your animals and so on and so forth. And she always knew. But I used to have groups out when I had the farm and I had a group one time out of people that had some disabilities and there was a teenager and he was in a wheelchair. I was quadriplegic, couldn’t talk, couldn’t move his body at all. And, you know, she walked right up to his wheelchair and stood just as quietly as she could stand and let his caregiver take his hand and literally pick it up and stroke her. And she didn’t budge. I mean, she came to him and allowed that to happen and actually invited it to happen, right? And that was just really not her nature. But llamas are like that. They’re extraordinarily intuitive animals.

Victoria Rader [00:04:23] Amazing. So what would you say you’ve learned from that experience of raising them in addition to, I guess, tapping into human nature? What do you think they’ve gifted you with?

Stacie Shifflett [00:04:34] You know, I think they gifted me with so much. I always had a dream of having a farm. I thought it would be horses, of course, was the first word I ever said. And I always had this dream of having a barn and having a four board fence back fence, right a black creosote fence. And that dream came

Victoria Rader [00:04:55] How early on in your life, Stacey, how old were you when the dream was first a part of your kind of awareness?

Stacie Shifflett [00:05:01] Really little. I mean, honestly, horse was the first word I ever said. Wow. And yeah, you know, and they took me to pony rides when I was little and I did ride for a while while I was in school and whatnot. I wanted to go the equestrian route. My mother wanted me to be a concert pianist, so I had a lot of piano lessons starting at about age five. But yeah, so it was just that dream fulfilled, right? And it was just amazing to me to be able to work with these animals. And it amazed my mom for one, because I was a city girl, right? I was born in Miami. I was I grew up in northern Virginia, right outside of D.C. But here I am, taking care of livestock. And when I mean taking care of livestock, I mean, I birthed babies. I bred my animals l birthed babies. I could turn a baby around if it was a breech birth and. I’ll leave the rest of that to your imagination.

Victoria Rader [00:06:01] Now help you fill the gap, Stacie. So from that little girl who’s first word is horse to owning and running a business that is kind of quite famous countrywide. So what happened in between? How did you end up there

Stacie Shifflett [00:06:17] in between

Victoria Rader [00:06:19] you growing up?

Stacie Shifflett [00:06:20] Yeah, growing up. I don’t know. I was always pretty headstrong and wanting to do things my own way.

Victoria Rader [00:06:28] And shocking, shocking

Stacie Shifflett [00:06:33] Because a lot of consternation for some, you know, my mom included. Right. But I had that from very, very young. So I don’t know. I mean, honestly, I really didn’t fit in feel that I fit in. Growing up, I had a great family life. I really didn’t feel like I fit in at school. I hated it. The principal’s office called my mom in my junior year and said, Do you realize your daughter just walked in here and said, I need to graduate this year, my junior year, which would be a year earlier, I’m quitting school. Not enough credits. I didn’t go home until my parents were at the principal’s office called. I guess it’s a pretty good call to get from the principal, right?

Victoria Rader [00:07:15] I think it’s a great call.

Stacie Shifflett [00:07:18] So I did. I graduated a year early.

Victoria Rader [00:07:20] And what was that urge? Why did you want to be done with it and do what? I got to be done with school and do what?

Stacie Shifflett [00:07:27] I hated it. I really, really wanted to be out on my own. I honestly didn’t fit in and I just hated it. And it took me a number of years after that to really feel like I belonged right and that I was finding my path and my purpose. I mean, here I am sixty four. I really just feel like I’ve just found my purpose here recently, and I guess it changes, right? We accumulate our lives, go in these directions and we accumulate all of these experiences and we don’t really necessarily know how they come together. But I think if we keep seeking that and we keep asking and we keep working on ourselves and improving, we learn as we go right and this guy just really has been the limit. I’ve had great success in business. I’ve had success personally.

Victoria Rader [00:08:22] Tell us about some other businesses. I know when I met you, you were transitioning out of agility construction business and I know there have been a few there. I also happen to know that you started a business with no funds. So tell us good, juicy business stories.

Stacie Shifflett [00:08:39] Probably my best business story. Well, I’ll try to be quick. I was in the restaurant and bar business for probably the first 10 12 years of what I would call a career right, and I got married and figured I’d better get a real job and get, you know, something where it wasn’t working nights and weekends, which was not so easy with somebody that didn’t have any office experience. But through a friend of my mother’s at church after I interviewed, I don’t know how many places she gave me a job in her office and I started doing some bookkeeping and she did some government contracting, and she kept having shortcomings in her staff. And I just kept stepping up to fill those roles. And through those years in that career, I worked for her for a while. You know, I basically went from bartending to rolling out the first computer desktops at the Department of Health and Human Services. And I just stepped into it. I took to it like a duck to water. So that ended up being a very good career for me in the realm of government acquisition and procurement. I became a subject matter. They called me a subject matter expert and that were love. That, yeah, it was kind of cool. I don’t feel like a subject matter expert would tell me right now, but I do. But probably the coolest story was when I did an acquisition of a company that was worth tens of millions of dollars. And I did it without investing a penny.

Victoria Rader [00:10:08] And what did you do that?

Stacie Shifflett [00:10:10] Well, I knew the company. I knew the people. I knew the owners. Yeah. So I had called the owner one day and they were all octogenarians except for the one. And I called Henry and said, Hey, I’d really like to buy this company. And he said, Well, that’s great. We just put it on the market, so you’re going to have to talk to the broker. I had worked for them for years, too, so it was an interesting process with the broker because they thought I was a cash. Well, I was. I was a cash flow investor, which is what they called me, and they thought I was out of my mind. I went in to friend’s office at Booz Allen. Booz Allen had hired me to consult with them as a subject matter expert, so I went into a friend’s office there and said, Hey, let’s buy this company. He had the credentials. I didn’t. He had an MBA. He knew some things about. Out mergers and acquisitions, and we did it. It took nine months. Wow. There were many times he wanted to back out. Of course, everybody was telling us it was impossible. And to me, it just wasn’t. I just knew what was going to happen. And we did the acquisition and we got the Carlyle Group actually to do the buy. And of course, I had my sweat equity, and when they flipped the company in five years, I took my money and said, Thank you.

Victoria Rader [00:11:26] Amazing. And what was the company doing?

Stacie Shifflett [00:11:30] We were doing federal government procurement and contract, and we actually had software that automated all of those systems. I was sort of there a pinch hitter. When we went in, I ran their services department. So if we had a problem client, I was the one they sent in to fix it. But normally I’m creative and I’m really good project manager, so normally I would go in and get these very large projects started. I would write the proposals, we would do the demos, we would win the projects and then I would manage them and go get them started, including integration with their financial management systems and those sorts of things. I did a lot of spreadsheets.

Victoria Rader [00:12:09] Well, that, you know, there is this one line that you said that I think is so key of, you know, I just knew it was going to happen. You know, I just knew it was going to happen. And I think the whole podcast really is about that knowing when you just know and then nobody can dissuade you. But what happens when a person doesn’t have that knowing, have you experienced that in your life when you just did know? And how did you go back to knowing to finding that knowing in your life?

Stacie Shifflett [00:12:37] For me, there were many years that I didn’t necessarily know, right? We follow the things that we think we’re supposed to be doing right, and it’s beliefs that we’ve accumulated along the way. You and I’ve done a lot of belief work. You’ve done a lot of relief work with me, and it’s just been paramount to my growth. And you know, we do what we think we’re supposed to be doing, what others believe we are to be doing, what we taught we should be doing right by the metrics and the measurements of your parents, the institutions, right, the schools that you go to, religious institutions, whatever, right. So. And I was just writing about this the other day, which is just kind of interesting. So, you know, we have all of this and it’s not necessarily easy to get through the noise. For me, I always thought there was more and I always was seeking more and seeking more fulfillment. Gosh, you know, and I never just been one to take anybody’s word for it.

Victoria Rader [00:13:42] I love that. I love that. It really is such a great advice of not just taking anybody’s word, but waiting for that confirmation internally, because then once you follow that, as you follow the confirmation, it very rarely. Well, when you don’t follow it, I mean, I can tell as many stories of not following it as I can about following it, but I’m going to go back to that because I find your business journey fascinating because I’ve interviewed and I know a lot of incredible business people, but they’ve kind of seemed to have followed the same track more or less. And looking back, I think there is a relation in that path. And so we’ve talked a little bit about three different venues in and I’ve met you doing the fourth one, which was construction business agility was a construction business. Do you see a pattern to all of these phenomenal, very successful business ventures that you’ve gone through? If there were to be a pattern taking you to where you are now, looking back, what would that pattern be?

Stacie Shifflett [00:14:42] I think that, you know, they’re also very different. I started work when I was 16. Much to my parents weren’t really thrilled with that, but they supported me in that I’ve always really felt the need to do my own thing. As I said earlier, right? I wanted to be independent. I was raised to be independent. It was reinforced by my ex-husband, which is actually kind of funny.

Victoria Rader [00:15:11] And now you’re independent, available in independent.

Stacie Shifflett [00:15:16] But yeah, I think for me, it was always a matter of growing and changing, and I generally have a lack of fear. Hmm. So I had a desire to work and earn my own money. So I went to work at 16, right? I had a desire to be married and contribute in a way that was more normal, right? I wanted to be available. I didn’t want to be working nights and weekends and so on and so forth. So I felt that that was the time to start down a different path. Right? You know, I spent a lot of time on my career. My llamas was kind of came in the middle of it, and again it was driven by where I wanted my life to be at that time, I was pregnant. I wanted to be home with my son, which I was. I still wanted to be busy doing something. I don’t like to do nothing. I wanted to create tax benefits for the farm, right? Keep it in land use. So I have personal reasons and some business reasons for that. What a great place to raise a kid right on a farm. You learned so much from animals, you learned compassion and care. You learned the cycle of life. Right? You have life. You have birth, you have death, and you have to accommodate for all of those things and process and learn all of those things. I think the next step in my career was growth. My son was in school aspiring to do something bigger when I sold that. Started the construction company. And that was this at a suggestion of my ex-husband to step into a nudge to film that was not being filmed in D.C.. Yeah, and I’ve closed that, and now I’ve had such a remarkable journey and I’ve learned so much over the years, but I’ve learned an incredible amount over the last five years, probably since I got divorced and recovering from that. And my angry, angry period had a very angry period. I was put for a while, but I’m grateful for that. It really spurred me to be where I am today and to learn the things that I have learned. And I just keep, I guess, the only thing for me that’s common is just a desire to keep moving forward and keep. Learning and expanding, and I listen to my voice, right, so you call this podcast right? All about the voice and my voice is loud. And I listen to it and I’ve gotten where I have a lot of faith in that voice today,

Victoria Rader [00:17:56] You know, and the gift I think you’re offering that I can see is a powerful common thread is that you’ve never mistaken purpose in life with the way to fund that purpose. I think a lot of people today feel that what they do and how they make money must be their purpose. And it’s fascinating as I kind of listen to you that it was I knew what I wanted and I looked for a way to support that dream. So I think it’s a phenomenal gift to somebody who right now says, Well, I have all these gifts, and you know, how do I combine it all together? And maybe it’s not the time. Maybe it’s the time to find a way to support the vision, you know, to allow for to develop. So that’s interesting. And I know that your book, your co-published, co-authored with some wonderful authors with Les Brown in Ignite Hunger Book, and I believe you talk a little bit about that anger. So what are some tips you can share with somebody who comes out of a damaging situation, whether it is a divorce or feeling being betrayed or led down something that causes them this burning sensation of anger? What would you tell somebody in that situation?

Stacie Shifflett [00:19:14] Well, what I can tell them is it’s not healthy, right? It’s just not. It’s not healthy. And, you know, we really have to process our emotions. And sometimes we process them in a healthy way and sometimes not so much. But we should learn from all that experience. And I think what I learned and what the Ignite moment was for me, which is what my story is about in this book Ignite the Hunger and You my Ignite moment really was everything appeared fine on the outside, right? I looked fine. I wasn’t on the inside, but it wasn’t sustainable, right? And I didn’t want to live my life from that perspective. I think I had to process the way I process, you know, most of us do. And those of us that are lucky and I don’t know if it’s really luck. We step out of that right. At some point we have a realization to step out of that. So I think while we’re in that space, there’s so much value in what we learn in that space. If we capture the lessons, if we capture the virtues and we have to enlighten ourselves as to what these things are, and I do that just to myself, education and reading and listening and absorbing, absorbing, absorbing. I mean, my first child died as a baby. He never made it home from the hospital. And what I say about that, I mean, I was devastated. I literally went to hell. I never thought I was going to come back out of that. And you do, and you can. And for me, it was like, I must. And the way that I characterize that is that, you know, I went to hell and came back. I was one of the lucky ones. I stepped out of it. Now I had the support of my ex-husband. At the time, I had the support of my parents. And I think the most impactful thing to me going to that experience. Somebody had recommended to me the hospital or the doctor or somebody, you know, to go to grief, Children’s grief counseling. Most like, Oh, OK, all right. All right. So I went to one session and I sat there in this circle that this will illuminate how my brain works a little bit and the stories that I listen to. My son died literally about a month old, right about 30 days old. So I had stories that I listened to have parents whose children had maybe been murdered at age 12 or died of cancer at age 14. I heard fathers in there talking about the mothers that were still after years, unable to leave the house, to go to the grocery store to do some of the most basic things. And out of everything that I did that one, I only went to one and I walked out of there and said, I can’t do that. I can’t do that the rest of my life. And that’s what transitioned me the most out of that time frame.

Victoria Rader [00:22:25] That’s amazing. That point of awareness, just the point of awareness.

Stacie Shifflett [00:22:30] Point of awareness.

Victoria Rader [00:22:31] And so that brings me to a question about your new business that you are launching and so excited to be, you know, reading your upcoming book in addition to the one that’s currently published. So talk to me about modern consciousness. I assume that point of awareness has something to do with modern consciousness, but how do you define it?

Stacie Shifflett [00:22:54] You know, I think we live in a world these days where we operate pretty much on autopilot. You know, and I mean, I did it for years and years. So it’s based on my own experience, too. You know, I had things going on in the background, but I think we just continued to do things without really giving them a lot of conscious thought. And again, it may be what we think we’re supposed to be doing or we’ve started down a career path and we don’t know how to change. So I think that what I would like to do with this business is to provide people with the tools and training, and I’m a coach as well. So some one on one coaching and I might do some group coaching, but I’d like to teach people how to live consciously in the modern world, right? Because there’s times that we need to step away from all of the noise and raise our awareness and be centered and grounded in ourselves. And I think one of the biggest lessons is learning to love yourself, and I think so many people miss that lesson. And it’s not an easy lesson, but this is sort of an annual event.

Victoria Rader [00:24:04] I think it’s so clear and concise how you’ve expressed that purpose, right to live in modern day, consciously to be present with it. And I know there are two points that I’ve heard you teach on. And one is being careful making assumptions how our assumptions create a reality. And the second one of taking offense and I can see these two patterns so exhibited in the autopilot of our TV coverage of our non-existent non-news news. You know, our act of propaganda, I guess. And I grew up in the Soviet Union, so I know one when I see one, I can smell propaganda, you know? So talk to me about those two first about making assumptions and then about taking offense.

Stacie Shifflett [00:24:52] Yes. Early in my journey, I was introduced to the book The Four Agreements, and I’m totally, you know, the author. I’m totally forgetting the author’s name right now.

Victoria Rader [00:25:01] We can call him up and give him credit for him, go ahead and share

Stacie Shifflett [00:25:04] give him credit. But what I did was, and it’s funny because it’s second nature to me now. But you know, I started and I don’t know why I did, but I started to be aware of every time that I made an assumption and I started to realize that they generally were incorrect. The things that I was assuming were either incorrect or even if they were true, it didn’t really matter. It wasn’t me, it was the other person. And I think if we start monitoring the assumptions that we’re making and those are sort of our beliefs, they reflect our beliefs and our rules for life, if you will, right? Like, I couldn’t possibly change careers or whatever it might be. What, why? Whose truth is that? And I think with assumptions are not reflective of our truths. And I think becoming aware of those is critical to peace of mind, which is another funny thing because when I was really little, I thought that all you had to do to go to heaven, and this is still pretty much my belief is be at peace within yourself. Oh yeah, beautiful. Yeah. You know, my mom would say, Well, you don’t know, I’m good if I’m at peace in my heart, you know, I’m good. And I think the assumptions comes to that. And I think if we monitor where we take offense at people is, it indicates that there’s something in us, there’s an insecurity in us, there is an anxiety in us, there’s some uncertainty in us. I think it reflects that. So I think that those two things are very easy tools to start monitoring and to start raising. Actually, it’s raising your awareness of your subconscious thinking, right? Which impacts us. We don’t know what impacts us. Nobody really teaches us that along the way.

Victoria Rader [00:26:57] Beautiful to go back to credit, you guys. The name is the four agreements a practical guide to personal freedom, and it’s written by Don Miguel Ruiz and Jeanette Mills. And I kind of remembered Mills. I didn’t remember there was Don Miguel Ruiz. So here you go.

Stacie Shifflett [00:27:13] Yeah, I remember John Miguel Ruiz, but not the other ones. You’re going to see great little book. One of the first books that someone handed me when I started this journey because I literally walked into somebody’s office that did she just did thetahealing as well. But in a gram and just coaching and a lot of stuff, and I had been referred to her and I remember walking into her office. Say, why are you here and I said, because I’m angry. I’m an angry woman and I’m tired of being an angry woman and it has to stop. But I needed help, and I think that’s something else that people need to know. It’s OK to get help find the person that resonates with you. Find the book. Read more books. There’s so much available that free these days to on YouTube. Find what resonates with you and figure out a path to achieve that peace of mind in that piece of heart.

Victoria Rader [00:28:07] And I absolutely love the fact that you’ve shifted out of anger into courage because for me, description of courage is asking for help. You know who you ask for help. But that’s to me a description of courage, because you have to have enough humility to realize you’ve got an issue and then to seek help. And I think I’ll always come back to David Hawkins’s frequency of emotion and anger serves an amazing, amazing role. It is a survival mechanism that snatches us out of depression and apathy and grief. Those three low frequency emotions are all absorbing, and you’ve gone through the period of grief that you’ve, you know, so vulnerably described. And the anger was a saving grace to take you out of that and to give you fuel to be able to survive. And you know, if you look at his energy, I guess frequencies than what we are taught to fear is pride, because pride comes after anger and we say, Oh, don’t be prideful, because if you’re pradieful you know, bad things happen. And really, it’s pride of saying, Well, I’m too good to be angry. That’s really the pride that we need to go to. And that’s kind of what you’ve done, you know? But that anger served its purpose. It fueled you to be coming back to that inner peace. And I think all of those steps are beautifully lined up for you to create this modern consciousness concept that I, for one, will be participating and supporting. And so tell me about your coaching. Stacy, will you be coaching to the concept of living fully, consciously in the modern world? I know that you are also certified being certified as Brendan Bradshaw, high performance coach. I know you’re very qualified to coach in high performance, being a high performer with Tony Robbins and so forth and so on. So tell us a little bit about your coaching program that you’re developing.

Stacie Shifflett [00:30:04] You know, I think I’ll be developing it as I go along. I have the high performance coaching certification, which on the High Performance Institute, which I just recertified in. I got my neuro linguistic programing and some other credentials there as well. So I think I’m going to enjoy the journey and I’m going to create programs as I go along for sure that are maybe a little more structured. I will start with the high performance format and it’s a great format. Those are 12 week programs and there’s 12 different areas, and they’re really designed to get some progress right to start raising that awareness.

Victoria Rader [00:30:46] And proven progress. I know that his coaching has had proven track and proven progress. So when somebody will be going through that, granted they have the conscious awareness to be doing something.

Stacie Shifflett [00:31:00] Yes, they just told us the success rate and I forget what it was, but it was well over. I want to see even over 97 percent.

Victoria Rader [00:31:08] So what I read a while back, I read that if followed, is pretty guaranteed. So, yeah, beautiful. Beautiful. Well, I could chat with you for hours, actually. But I have these last three questions and I know you probably know where we’re going is, I know you’ve listened to a couple episodes. You’re my valued supporter and friend

Victoria Rader [00:31:33] So I want to have the answers to this. And I find that no matter how impactful the conversation, the feedback that I get is that these three usually impact listeners most. So if you were an opportunity now to go to a time in your life where you need the encouragement the most, what would that moment be and what would you tell yourself?

Stacie Shifflett [00:31:56] Oh gosh, where I needed encouragement the most? Yeah, I’ve had a few times know I had some traumas in some situations where I needed it the most. Probably where I needed it the most was coming out of this divorce. I think I think I think I got through everything else pretty well on my own steam. And that’s not to say I didn’t have support from others as well because I did, but I figured it out faster.

Victoria Rader [00:32:29] So would you tell yourself, would you need to hear at that moment?

Stacie Shifflett [00:32:33] Well, probably what I told myself during that moment, and it is what got me through it, and I told myself that you’ve been through this heartache before you’ve lost your child, if you could survive that, you can survive this. And that is literally what I would tell myself now. I had a lot of really low lows through that time period, but that’s what I would always remind myself that you’ve done it before you can do it again and hope would just kind of come in and say, Come on, girl, you know, you’ve got this. You know that there’s a future. You just have to find it again, right? I have to get some momentum again. I lost all my momentum for a while.

Victoria Rader [00:33:16] Beautiful. So if you guys feel there’s no momentum. I love Stacy’s words. You’ve got this girl or a boy. All three of you. But you’ve got this girl now, Stacy, going forward into the future. Stacy, from 20 years from the future. Probably already done with modern consciousness and onto her new venture. What does she have to tell you? What do you need to hear from her today?

Stacie Shifflett [00:33:41] You know, I think she would just tell me, well-played sister. Well, I didn’t stop. I kind of hope that she doesn’t go, Let’s do it again. Do it again, right? But it’s just so good.

Victoria Rader [00:33:58] OK. And the last question, if there is one quote or saying or sentiment that they’re all about the worst family work to remember. Stacie Schifflett by what would that be?

Stacie Shifflett [00:34:11] Listen to your voice. Listen to your little voice and do the thing right. Do the thing. Look into it. What’s holding you back? We’re actually meant to live happy, fulfilling lives. I think that’s my advice. Do the thing.

Victoria Rader [00:34:29] Do the thing. I love all three. I love all three. You got this girl. Well done, sister. Do the same thing that in and of itself is the theme for a life. Thank you so much, my dear friend.

Stacie Shifflett [00:34:43] Thank you Vica very, very much.

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