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A Unique Way To Recognize and Make Our Emotions Work For Us

Today we’re diving deep into the flavorful world of emotions with our incredible guest, Kim Korte. If you’ve ever wondered how to navigate your reactions and interactions with others more effectively, you’re in for a treat!

Kim and I will be exploring the fascinating idea that our emotions are like flavors – think yucky, yummy, savory, and sweet. By understanding and distinguishing these emotional flavors, we can gain more control over our responses and make our interactions smoother and more meaningful.

We’ll also challenge some preconceived notions and talk about the importance of keeping an open mind. Personal growth is all about embracing new experiences and perspectives, and Kim’s insights from her book, 'Yucky Yummy Savory Sweet: Understanding the Flavors of Our Emotions,' are sure to inspire you.

So, get ready to discover the power of emotional awareness and learn how recognizing and managing your emotions can lead to positive change and better relationships. Stay tuned, because this conversation is packed with insights that you won't want to miss!"


  • Emotional awareness is crucial for understanding and managing our reactions and interactions with others.
  • Our emotions are like flavors, and by distinguishing and understanding them, we can have more control over our responses.
  • Challenging preconceived notions and being open to new experiences and perspectives is essential for personal growth.
  • Recognizing and managing our emotions can lead to positive change and better relationships.

Who is Kim Korte?

Kim Korte was born with a curious mind. However, she didn’t always use that gift to its fullest potential. After suffering through significant life events, she realized developing her curiosity muscle would help in her healing. 

​Further, as a business consultant, she loves repeatable processes and procedures. I’m known for simplifying the complex. She would tell clients that, ultimately, she was so lazy, that she wanted to find the most efficient and simplistic way to enhance their business systems.  

She did the same with her emotions and thus was born the premise behind Yucky Yummy Savory Sweet: Understanding the Flavors of Emotions. Here, she poses the question: What if instead of relying on comfort emotions (like comfort food) to get us through the day, we became 5-star Michelin Chefs of our experiences?

​Her unique approach to emotional awareness and emotional intelligence offers an innovative way to create a connection to our emotions by using something familiar to us, like food. She explores how we experience our emotions from a combination of senses, including what we see, hear, touch, taste, and smell.

Just like the developed palate of a chef can distinguish the different flavors in food––we can increase our ability to capture the “flavors” of our emotions by enhancing our awareness of the sense of how we feel inside our bodies.

We aren’t born with built-in emotional responses for every life event. However, we are born to feel emotions, and the emotion we feel is up to us.

Learn more about and connect with Kim Korte online:

Website: https://www.kimkorte.com/

Facebook: @kim.korte1

Youtube: @theKimKorte

Instagram: @theKimKorte

LinkedIn: @theKimKorte

What have you done today to make your life a better life? What have you done today to make the world a better place? The world is a better place if we are better people. That begins with each of us as individuals. Be kind to one another. Be grateful for everything you’ve got. Make each and every day the day that you want it to be!

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