Real Talk with BELLA Magazine: The Podcast

Real Talk with BELLA Magazine: The Podcast

By BELLA Magazine
Tune in as BELLA Magazine’s new podcast division shares some sassy, funny, and intelligent conversations with Editor-in-Chief, Vanessa Coppes and the BELLA Team. It’s all the BELLA content you love, from entertainment , beauty, lifestyle, empowerment & more. The Bellas will dish their opinions on each topic, diving deep beneath the surface of what we see on the glossy cover. Whether it’s fashion, lifestyle tips, celebrity interviews or exclusive for- BELLA- ears-only news, the ladies will deliver what you want to hear the real way -the only way.
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Real Talk with BELLA: Resilient Beauty with Esta Crompton
Esta Crompton's personal journey is one we can all learn from. Learn about how a life changing car accident turned Esta's entire life around. She's now the founder of Estala Skincare and has many lessons in resilience + beauty to share.
26:41
August 6, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Steps toBe Anti-Racist with Dr. Keita Joy
Orlando based Dr. Keita Joy, Founder of Success Uncensored Coaching talks diversity, inclusion, cultural competency, implicit bias and steps to be anti-racist. Dr. Joy lends some key points to the conversation about race relations culture and where we each fit into the puzzle of social justice and equality and how we can create a fabric of peace in our companies, workplace and our world.
37:14
July 30, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Activist Margo Greenbaum
Margo Greenbaum is a Marlboro, NJ student. She is also the organizer of the historic #BLM protest in Monmouth County. Our EIC Vanessa Coppes walked at the march and sat down on Real Talk to discuss Margo's activism and hopes for change in her community.
44:19
July 23, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Dr. Delvena Thomas on Mental Health During Times of Stress + Revelation
Real Talk with BELLA continues to deliver honest dialogue + expert advice 🩺 We spoke all things mental health + coping in times of stress + revelation with Dr. Delvena Thomas. Dr. Delvena Thomas is a tireless advocate and nationally recognized mental health expert working to end the stigma of mental illness and educate the public about the brain. She is a mother, an American soldier, a scientist, and a physician who promotes healthy living to strengthen individuals, families, communities, and workplaces around the world. She is an ardent champion for sound mental health and an expert in the development of evidence-based prevention, as well as treatment strategies that foster it.
56:48
July 16, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Kris Wagner Wittenberg, Founder of 'Be Good To People'
In 2008, an unkind encounter with a complete stranger while running errands inspired Kris Wagner Wittenberg to ask herself, "WHY CAN'T PEOPLE JUST BE GOOD TO PEOPLE?!" We talk kindness, allyship, and more.
1:04:01
July 8, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: When It Comes to Racism, Cindy Gallop Says, "Stop Talking + Do!"
Diversity + inclusion have become trends, especially in the media industry. When Cindy Gallop and BELLA EIC Vanessa Coppes chatted, she pointed out the discrepancies we continue to see in media with regards to racism. "You stop it by elevating, hiring, including black talent," she stated. She also shared poignant ways for taking action and truly making a difference in this space. Cindy Gallop is an English advertising consultant, founder and former chair of the US branch of advertising firm Bartle Bogle Hegarty, and founder of the If We Ran The World and Make Love Not Porn companies.
48:43
July 2, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Being 'WOC' with Yolanda F. Johnson
Yolanda F. Johnson recently launched WOC, a new membership community for Women of Color in Fundraising and Philanthropy. The organization's mission is to celebrate, inspire and champion women of color in fundraising, philanthropy and related fields through building community and providing unparalleled personal and professional development resources. Our EIC Vanessa Coppes, has joined WOC’s advisory committee and chatted about the future of WOC and more.
43:11
June 25, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Racism + Healing - Where Do We Go From Here?
Off the heels of an ongoing racial injustice international uproar, we continue to discuss with Black, Latino, White allies. As a media company, we have a social responsibility to seek truth, hold its power and share it with you. We know that while this conversation has been long overdue, racial healing is an ongoing process. Racial healing benefits all people because, regardless of background, we live in and are impacted by the narratives and conditions present throughout this increasingly interconnected world. Through racial healing, we can all forge deep, meaningful relationships, lay the groundwork to transform broken systems, and create a world in which, together, we are a new force for positive change. We are joined by Danita Chantel, Lucky Church, Dr. Robi Ludwig, Stella Villalba, Viavian Santora, Ebony London, and Teresa James.
1:42:10
June 18, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Interior Insights with Holly Volpe
Holly Volpe is the CEO of Holly Volpe Interior Design, a designer, staging consultant, and entrepreneur, as well as retail storeowner. The Shop by Holly Volpe, which is based in Colts Neck, NJ, offers home décor, furnishings, gifts, and more.
41:06
June 11, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Building Your Resilience with Nika Stewart + Oriana Julian
Resilience can be defined as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. And it's never easy to adapt in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress. Nika Stewart and Oriana Julian have overcome immense obstacles. They share with us their journey and ways to cope and move forward in life and business with grace.
49:58
June 4, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: PUBLIC RELATIONS - Navigating the Covid-19 Storm
The Covid-19 Storm has affected small to large businesses alike. It has literally changed everything and has affected everyone.  We've all had to quickly roll out new ways to communicate to our clients and each other. While today’s business environment is treading in unprecedented challenges, forward-looking PR professional like Jenna Guarnieri, Matthew Aversa and Lauren Wilson share their insights and advice for brands and individuals on how they should use the crisis to re-evaluate and position themselves to thrive as the economy rebounds.
44:57
May 28, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: The Beauty Industry + Looking Ahead
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the hardest hit industries has been the beauty industry. It requires inevitable face to face contact. At a time where we've been forced to take shelter in place, our beauty pros have been impacted tremendously. From losing countless gigs to careers coming to a devastating screeching halt, where do we go from here?  We rely heavily on the curation of an arsenal of products from our Beauty Director Janene Mascarella. Our covers + features also count on the artistic execution of hair + makeup done by BELLA's fabulous Glam Team Lauren Vena + Jennifer Capella. Sebastien Tardif (founder of Veil Cosmetics)+ Luis Casco, also veterans in the field join the conversation: looking ahead in a post Covid world.
57:27
May 21, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Eating, Living + Indulging with Kathy Wakile
BELLA EIC and host of Real Talk Vanessa Coppes is joined by Reality Star + Author Kathy Wakile to talk motherhood, connection, cooking of course, and more! BELLA's Publisher Jennifer DeCillis also joins the lively + real conversation on Episode 15 of Real Talk with BELLA.
51:31
May 14, 2020
Real Talk With BELLA: Self-Care + Wellbeing with Dixie Lincoln-Nichols
The BELLAs talk with Self-care connoisseur + founder of Inside Outer Beauty Market Dixie Lincoln-Nichols.  At Inside Outer Beauty Market Dixie is committed to supporting you on your wellness journey. She believes that less is more. With fewer toxins in your body, the more health you will enjoy. Dixie provides you with resources + products at IO Beauty Market that are good for your beautiful body, inside + out.
59:28
May 7, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA Magazine: The Podcast
Tune in as BELLA Magazine’s new podcast division shares some sassy, funny, and intelligent conversations with Editor-in-Chief, Vanessa Coppes and the BELLA Team. It’s all the BELLA content you love, from entertainment , beauty, lifestyle, empowerment & more. The Bellas will dish their opinions on each topic, diving deep beneath the surface of what we see on the glossy cover. Whether it’s fashion, lifestyle tips, celebrity interviews or exclusive for- BELLA- ears-only news, the ladies will deliver what you want to hear the real way -the only way.
00:43
May 2, 2020
Real Talk With BELLA: Let's Talk About Sex with Michelle Keinan + Mary Jo Rapini, Part 2
We're back again,  joined by intimacy experts Michelle Keinan + Mary Jo Rapini who dish on how to keep the flames going, even while you may be in each other's face 24/7. Are you getting your groove on during quarantine?  About our guests: Mary Jo Rapini, LPC, sex and relationship expert is available to offer her tips for couples to take advantage of their stay-at-home mandates together and work on getting ‘closer’ both physically and emotionally. As a couple, staying in isolation together all day can really help your communication skills and help you connect physically and emotionally,” says Mary Jo Rapini, LPC, sex and relationship expert. “Your relationship is an anchor keeping you safe from the world’s insanity at times, so use this time to your advantage.” Michelle Keinan is a successful Wellness Multi-preneur, Speaker, Community Builder and Expert in Wellbeing through Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Relational Communication & Somatic Therapy. As an Activist and Media Personality advocating for healthier emotional dynamics for women in business and at home, Michelle’s expertise has been featured on Business Insider, Nasdaq’s On Deck, Thrive Global, ABC News and more. As a podcaster Michelle has interviewed acclaimed feminine visionaries such as Tasha Blank, Dominique Echeverria and Miki Agarwal. Michelle is a certified Practitioner of the Grinberg Method as well as Pantarei Approach, and a Level 1 NLP Coach. Her mission to change the possibility paradigm for other healers led to Michelle and her husband Dan Co-founding City Wellness Collective—a community of exceptional practitioners dedicated to the business of healing. Michelle has spoken at Tech Open Air, The New York Open Center, How She Built This and Sustainable Success. A graduate of RISD, Michelle started her career with 10+ years in marketing, leading teams for multi-national brands such as Khiels, NBC, National Geographic, Ray Ban, Motorola, MTV and more.
59:06
April 30, 2020
Real Talk With BELLA: Let's Talk About Sex with Michelle Keinan + Mary Jo Rapini, Part 1
Are you getting your groove on during quarantine? We're joined by intimacy experts Michelle Keinan + Mary Jo Rapini who dish on how to keep the flames going, even while you may be in each other's face 24/7. The convo got so deep, no pun intended, that the ladies came back for a second round. Yes, ladies, we have more Sex Real Talk, next Thursday at 12PM. About our guests: Mary Jo Rapini, LPC, sex and relationship expert is available to offer her tips for couples to take advantage of their stay-at-home mandates together and work on getting ‘closer’ both physically and emotionally. As a couple, staying in isolation together all day can really help your communication skills and help you connect physically and emotionally,” says Mary Jo Rapini, LPC, sex and relationship expert. “Your relationship is an anchor keeping you safe from the world’s insanity at times, so use this time to your advantage.” Michelle Keinan is a successful Wellness Multi-preneur, Speaker, Community Builder and Expert in Wellbeing through Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Relational Communication & Somatic Therapy. As an Activist and Media Personality advocating for healthier emotional dynamics for women in business and at home, Michelle’s expertise has been featured on Business Insider, Nasdaq’s On Deck, Thrive Global, ABC News and more. As a podcaster Michelle has interviewed acclaimed feminine visionaries such as Tasha Blank, Dominique Echeverria and Miki Agarwal. Michelle is a certified Practitioner of the Grinberg Method as well as Pantarei Approach, and a Level 1 NLP Coach. Her mission to change the possibility paradigm for other healers led to Michelle and her husband Dan Co-founding City Wellness Collective—a community of exceptional practitioners dedicated to the business of healing. Michelle has spoken at Tech Open Air, The New York Open Center, How She Built This and Sustainable Success. A graduate of RISD, Michelle started her career with 10+ years in marketing, leading teams for multi-national brands such as Khiels, NBC, National Geographic, Ray Ban, Motorola, MTV and more.
50:36
April 27, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Jennifer Bronsnick on How To Talk To Your Kids About the Times Were Living In
The kids lead the conversation as the BELLAs chat to founder of The Mindful Family, Jennifer Bronsnick. Bronsnick also shares ways we can talk to our children about the current times we are living in. BELLA EIC Vanessa Coppes is  joined by Jennifer DeCillis (BELLA Publisher), Raffaela Pontocorvo (BELLA Administrative Assistant), and Jennifer Capella (BELLA Hairstylist).
59:10
April 23, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Designers Nicole Miller + Marc Bouwer Talk All Things Fashion Amidst World Pandemic
The BELLAs chat with Fashion Designers Nicole Miller + Marc Bouwer with regards to the Fashion industry amidst the current World Pandemic. They are also joined by BELLA Stylists Mindy Shapiro + Paula Orlan and Fashion/Lifestyle Correspondent Jonathan Calixto. The discussion goes from what the designers are doing to help others, to how they see the Fashion world being impacted and forever changed after we return back to every day life.
52:57
April 20, 2020
Real Talk With BELLA: Carla Isabel Carstens Talks Careers, Internships, Job Search During Covid-19!
The BELLAs chat with Carla Isabel Carstens founder of FreeFashionInternships.com on getting a virtual internship during quarantine. Internships in the workforce, especially in the Fashion Industry, are changing because of Covid-19. Carla shares insights on how to find the right internship and most importantly, how to be prepared for interviews, in person or via zoom, to nail the job of your dreams!
53:27
April 16, 2020
Real Talk With BELLA: Meditation Experts Judy Banks + Lauren Eckstrom On Meditation
The BELLAs talk with Meditation experts Judy Banks [Balance Your Life] + Lauren Eckstrom [Co-founder Inner Dimension TV], joined by Kristen Robertiello [BELLA Stylist + Meditation Advocate] who share ways for us to reduces stress, control anxiety, promote emotional health + enhance self-awareness.
59:09
April 13, 2020
Real Talk With BELLA: Patty Morrissey + Katherine King Talk Decluttering Our Homes, Minds + Spirit!
The BELLAs talk with Patty Morrissey, Mercari’s Organization Expert + Katherine King, founder of Invisible Culture, on how to declutter our space within our homes, as well as minds, especially during Covid-19!
1:00:11
April 9, 2020
Real Talk With BELLA: Ben Ives On Dating During Corona, Internationally + More!
The BELLAs are back chatting with international dating expert + owner of RapidVisa.com Ben Ives about dating during Corona, internationally and why it’s so important to know who you are before you commit yourself to someone else! BELLA's Love Files Contributor Ilsy Hoo also chimes in!
1:35:03
April 2, 2020
Real Talk With BELLA: Alesha Courtney Chats Fitness During Corona + Eating For Health, Every Day!
The BELLAs are back chatting with Fitness Guru and nutritionist, Alesha Courtney! We chat about easy, inexpensive work outs to do from home, especially during quarantine and how to eat healthy, every day for long-standing health!
46:18
March 30, 2020
Real Talk With BELLA: Holly Daniels Christensen Chats Corona, Its Effects on Small Businesses + How We Can Look Ahead!
The BELLAs chat with Holly Daniels Christensen, CEO & Founder of Dune Jewelry on how CoVid19 is affecting small business owners. Vanessa, Chanel, Holly, Lynette and Jennifer all share tips on how we can look ahead, stay positive and come together during this pandemic.
1:19:40
March 24, 2020
Real Talk With BELLA: Actress Jade Tailor From Hit Show The Magicians Talks Every Day Magic, Self-Awareness, and Kindness!
The BELLAs chat with actress Jade Tailor from the hit show The Magicians, about staying safe, healthy + self-aware during the Corona Pandemic, how to sprinkle some positive magic into our own lives, girl power and spreading love + kindness -not panic!
1:20:54
March 19, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Authenticity In the Age of Digital Influencers
The BELLAs get real with Emily Brickel Edelson, creator of Chic Sketch and Emily Lynn Paulson, author of the book Highlight Real and chat about being our authentic selves in this digital influencer world. They also share tips on how to become a successful influencer, follower FOMO and how much vulnerability should we be sharing on social media!
1:20:02
February 28, 2020
Real Talk with BELLA: Special Guest D’andra Simmons of RHOD Talks Skincare + Speaking Up
On Real Talk with BELLA's first episode, Vanessa Coppes, Chanel Omari, Jennifer DeCillis and Cheryl Devine from BELLA Magazine chat with Real Housewife of Dallas, D’andra Simmons on some real talk regarding dating, going back to your ex or not, New Years Resolutions, Selena Gomez’s new music! The BELLAs dive in to the beauty industry, plastic surgery and of course, we chat Dandra Simmons amazing skin care line Hard Night Good Morning and some Housewives of Dallas drama!
58:52
January 27, 2020
Real Talk with Bella Magazine; The Podcast
Vanessa Coppes and Chanel Omari come together with the Bella staff to chat all topics of lifestyle, beauty and entertainment in depth. This podcast is to empower all human beings to be themselves, love themselves and get the 411 on what’s hot and what’s not in today’s 2020.
00:59
January 24, 2020