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Season 3 is Here! Featuring 27 Beautiful Souls

To a Billion with Joy: Our Journey to Heal and Uplift a Billion Hearts While Staying Happy, Healthy, and Grounded

Is it possible to make a difference in the world while staying happy, healthy, and grounded? Season 3 features 27 Beautiful Souls who are on this path. Tune in to be inspired and uplifted.

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Expertise from Season 3’s Beautiful Souls

This month Season 3’s Beautiful Souls share their expertise with us. Pod 1 Episode 10 Quotables “I’m not stuck in my circumstances. I’m stuck in my thinking.” -Amy Steindler “I am so ready universe. Bring me all the things. And yet inside we’re blocked.” -Tamara Arnold “Writers can look like they’re daydreaming all the t…

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Introducing Season 3’s Beautiful Souls!

Get to know Season 3’s Beautiful Souls this month! Pod 1 Episode 1 Quotables “How you breathe in real life is how you receive energetically.” -Tamara Arnold “Everyone is magic.” -Kathy Lemak “I know you think you leave your crazy at home, but you don’t. You bring it right in here (to work) with you.” …

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Episode 156: Reflections from 3 Years of Podcasting

Some reflections on what this project has been and what it has taught me What were you thinking about six months ago? Why extreme success isn’t enough How the podcast shifted over time Why I’m ok with sharing this unpolished and imperfect period of my life Learning in public Quotables “It’s about to get a […]

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Episode 155: Accepting and Embracing Right Here and Now

Some thoughts on community building What I felt like I missed from some groups My intention to create a soft place to land Our first newsletter for our podcast guests Technology for the win Quotables “I’m sure I’m a better person just from getting these cool people’s input into my brain.” “I’m much more interested […]

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Episode 154: There Are Amazing People in the World

Some thoughts on community building What I felt like I missed from some groups My intention to create a soft place to land Our first newsletter for our podcast guests Technology for the win Quotables “I’m sure I’m a better person just from getting these cool people’s input into my brain.” “I’m much more interested […]

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Episode 153: Cleaning Up!

Centering and cleaning A break from podcast recording Season 4 applications The benefit of having a project to focus on Quotables “I’m hoping to have this symbolize and represent being a little more organized and responsible around finances.” “It feels really good.” “My crew is doing well.” “Clean out your stuff every now and again.…

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Episode 152: The Downsides of Positivity and Optimism

The habit I have around this podcast What I’m noticing about the rate of things bubbling up Re-centering in appropriate boundaries The downsides of positivity and optimism How optimism plays into vision and aim Grappling with Covid and cashflow Letting go of perfection Quotables “I did realize, ohmygosh, I bit off quite a bit here.” [……

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Episode 151: Letting Life Flow Through Us

A different definition of work The most beautiful thing I get to work on Increased awareness of my brain Who I’m really excited for you to meet! Quotables “Is to be that still place for them.” “Good job me for getting to work with such amazing, strong people.” “I’m doing alright.” “Let’s create this moment.”

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Episode 150: Routines and Perfectionistic Tendencies

A change up to the daily routine! Where I’m putting my attention for 30 mins a day What I’m putting more into my life An experience of finding what’s true for me in the moment Pod formation Some concern and compassion around blind spots Quotables “Actually counting that self-care, quiet stillness, re-centering type stuff as […]

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Episode 149: Vacationing During Corona-19

The overlap between normal life and vacation Two things I noticed were creating a feeling of despondency Re-centering in compassion, forgiveness, boundaries and unconditional love Noticing a drive to prove and accomplish Some stuff that has crept into my internal world Quotables “Some of my normal routines, I generally kept.” “I don’t have …

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About Your Host

Alison Cardy is motivated by three main drivers: to be helpful to others, to personally grow and to have fun along the way. She’s a quiet rebel who pushes limits. She dreams big and executes regularly. And she has the dual capacities of creativity and systematic thinking.


On To a Billion with Joy Alison and her guests discuss the ups and downs of life, with a focus on how to be helpful, scaling a healing impact and their thoughts on staying happy, healthy and grounded along the way.


Alison is a frequent speaker at universities and alumni groups, including Harvard, MIT, Georgetown and her alma mater, The University of Maryland. She is the author of the bestseller, Career Grease: How to Get Unstuck and Pivot Your Career. Her work has been featured on Forbes, Fast Company, Business Insider, and The Washington Post.


Leaders who are at a success crossroads and interested in coaching can get things started by connecting with Alison on LinkedInTalented professionals at a career crossroads interested in can go to cardycareercoaching.com and put in an application.

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