Author Archives: cjlantier

The Eclectic Soul Podcast — Episode 07 — Interview with Renee Avard-Furlow

Today’s episode is a very special one! I’m interviewing a dear friend of mine, Renee Avard-Furlow. Renee is a published writer & ‘Unique-tivity Guide’. She owns a successful site, sharing her writings & reflections, offering spiritually-based services and publishing the ‘Magic Musepirations’ monthly. She currently has two short eBooks available on Amazon, with more planned… Continue Reading

The Eclectic Soul Podcast — Episode 04 — Gratitude & Appreciation

Thank you for joining me on this episode of The Eclectic Soul Podcast. Today, we talk about gratitude and appreciation. While they are not exactly the same thing, they are both foundational elements of a deep spiritual practice. I cannot imagine not be appreciative and grateful on a daily basis. defines gratitude as: the quality or… Continue Reading

The Eclectic Soul Podcast — Episode 03 — Compassion

This episode of The Eclectic Soul Podcast is about compassion. One of my pet causes right now is self-compassion. There’s a lot of talk about self-love and self-care — and I think they are very important topics — but self-compassion is the foundation of either of those. After all, if you aren’t feeling compassionate toward… Continue Reading

The Eclectic Soul Podcast — Episode 01 — Religion & Spirituality

Welcome to the first official episode of The Eclectic Soul Podcast! I’m so excited that you found your way here. You can check out the definitions of religion and spiritual at — one of my favorite online references. I talk about two different studies done by the Pew Research Center — One done in… Continue Reading

Health: Making it a New Priority

Sometimes I talk about what I think you might need to hear. But sometimes, I definitely talk about what I need to hear. This is one of those posts. My husband is home from work, sick, for the second day in a row – and I’m not feeling my best either. So, let’s talk about… Continue Reading

A New Beginning

I’m so excited for my new beginning! I am hanging up my Certified Professional Coach hat and turning into a Spiritual Mentor. Spirit / God / the Divine — call it what you will — is the thing in the world that brings me the most joy. I love my husband madly, but it is… Continue Reading