May 13, 2020
#40 Richie Norton interviews Natalie Norton (his
amazing wife) about all thing life, hardship and showing up in
times of uncertainty. This podcast will take you deep into creating
happiness even in the hardest times and creating a space without
ego. You'll love this episode and after listening you'll feel
a greater brightness of hope to shine your
Of Natalie, RIchie says: This
one is legit. Strong. When I met @natalienortonshe
had been on a university dance scholarship, certified instructor in
yoga, Tai Chi & palates + had just gotten back from
volunteering at an orphanage in
Ecuador. She’s an emotional first
responder. I remember when she came home late from picking up the
kids, because she was comforting someone on the side of the road
who had just accidentally killed someone in an accident.
of thing isn’t unusual for Nat. She’s raised 7 children. 3 are
still w/ us. 3 are in the world somewhere. 1 is in heaven.
firstborn came when Nat was only 21. Nat & I married young, so
we’ve been together about as long as we grew up in our own
childhood homes—almost 18 years.
We’ve recycled cans to make ends meet. She won an Emmy for a
documentary about life after loss. She’s been taken advantage of by
idiots, but is NEVER a doormat. She’s an award winning,
international bestselling author. In all the ups & downs,
Nat has given our kids more than love, compassion &
caring...she’s given them her time. She’s given them her attention.
She’s given them perspective. A perspective that guides them in
strength & will guide the future generations as well. Through
challenges: autoimmune, death of her brother, death of our son,
miscarriages, stroke, accidents, tragedies, navigating the tragic
foster system, failed adoptions, & on & on, she’s given our
kids bright hope. She’s given me bright hope (I should also be
counted as a child—my kids are better at parenting me than I am at
I tear as I think of her pouring love into the THOUSANDS of you who
reach out to her EVERY DAY for advice on how to navigate your own
lives. She takes every message seriously & spends her life
helping you, while she helps me, while she helps the kids, while
she helps as a first responder to any hardship around her.... all
while she sits on her tippy toes, writing a book.
My dancer wife @natalienorton has
mastered the art of living on her toes—always ready to spring to
action—gracefully dancing through the good times, the grief times
& the grit times.
Natalie Norton is
a writer, speaker and personal and business development consultant.
Her work has been featured across many different genres in both
national and international publications. These publications—print
and online—include: The Huffington Post, CNN,
Forbes, InStyle and
many more. She is co-author of the bestseller, The Power of
Starting Something Stupid, which won the prestigious San
Francisco Book Festival in 2013. Natalie travels
the globe speaking to audiences about purpose, passion and peak
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