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Beyond Stuck with Coletta Jones Patterson

Beyond Stuck with Coletta Jones Patterson

By Coletta Patterson
Beyond Stuck features guests who have overcome the odds and have gotten unstuck. In their words, they share with us practical insight and tips on how to go beyond stuck and enjoy life!

Coletta Jones Patterson is a life coach, speaker, author and business executive who empowers others to get unstuck by helping individuals gain greater clarity about their purpose, set achievable goals and map an action plan that gets results. Her book, "Beyond Stuck: Creating the Life You Want" is available on Amazon.
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Beyond Stuck with Coletta Jones Patterson

Beyond Stuck with Guest Tayarta Brown
Tayarta is an attorney who shares her journey of failing the bar exam to practice law after several attempts.  She discusses how she overcame feelings of pride and learned to extend forgiveness along the way.  Tayarta encourages others to lean in to their relationship with the Lord and trust Him for the next steps.  Connect with Tayarta on Instagram @t.l.brown_esq or on Facebook @Tayarta L. Brown or at  Her email address is  
November 02, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Cassie Middleton
Cassie Middleton is a wife and mother of four who found herself fighting major anxiety after she returned to the corporate world after being a stay-at-home-mom for many years.  She shares her inspiring journey of leaning in to the Lord to overcome anxiety after she tried many other things.  Through her struggle, you'll be encouraged to move forward and to trust the Lord in every situation.  Connect with Cassie at or on Facebook @cassiemiddleton.  
October 26, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Dr. Maxine Madison
Dr. Maxine Jones Madison is a minister, author and engineer who shares the decade-long journey of writing her first book, "Miracles in the Making: Making the Miracles of Jesus Christ Your Own".  She also offers invaluable tips on how to juggle marriage, parenthood and work while accomplishing your purpose.  Tune in and be encouraged in that no matter how long it has taken to accomplish your goals, the goals can still be accomplished.  Connect with Maxine at or on Facebook at a drmaxinemadison or through email at  Purchase her newly released book on Amazon or order at 
October 19, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Monette Lizarraga
Monette Lizarraga shares her insightful journey of getting unstuck from unforgiveness as the plans for her life changed.  She walks us through the pain of losing the comfortable life she and her husband built, restoring a broken marriage and forgiving herself and others.  She also shares insight on her weight loss journey and how she began to put her health first.  Monette is a business executive who loves Jesus, family and friends!  Connect with Monette through email at or on Instagram @gogo_momo_ _.  
October 05, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Tish Clay
Tish Clay is Co-Owner of Simone Elise Events, based out of Memphis, Tennessee which specializes in wedding day event management, full-service wedding planning and floral design services.  Tish shares her journey of getting unstuck in her business through continual learning, tweaking and finding mentors.  Her motto is don't quit because if you do, you are quitting on what God gave you to do.  Tune in for Tish's inspiring journey of entrepreneurship.  Connect with Tish on Facebook @Simone Elise Events, Instagram @thesimoneeliseevents or email at  
September 28, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Britt Trama
Britt Trama is a consultant who has trained and coached nonprofit leaders across the country.  She harnesses her more than 10+ years of experience working with Fortune 500 and other leading organizations to help nonprofit leaders build strong teams.  Britt found herself stuck at a stressful corporate job that took its toll on her health.  Her inspiring journey of leaving corporate America and putting her health and purpose first has led to her success.  Connect with Britt on LinkedIn at Britt Trama or at 
September 21, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Gessica Watson
Gessica Watson is a music recording artist, fashion designer/stylist, and creative director for film, theatre, television and runway.  She is an overcomer--having survived a brain tumor and being a single mother raising two children.  Gessica shares truths on how to get unstuck and pursue your dreams in the midst of challenges while living with no regrets.  Connect with Gessica on instagram @gessigess_, Facebook @Gessica Watson or at  You can also hear her latest music--Steppin to this Groove-- on Spotify and iTunes.
September 14, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Amber Tuller
Amber Tuller is a busy working mom, wife and entrepreneur who found herself stuck in a cycle of life's circumstances for over 10 years.  She and her husband have walked through miscarriages, job losses, a marital affair and other traumatic events.  Amber has leaned on her faith in God and changing her mindset to overcome life's circumstance.  Tune in and listen to Amber's story of incredible loss to one of healing and restoration.  Connect with Amber on Instagram @tullerfaithfamilyfitness, on Facebook @liveempowered or through email at     
September 07, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Dr. Tiffaney Parkman
Dr. Tiffaney Parkman is a trained marriage and family therapist who has spent over two decades working as a mental health clinician, advocate and educator.  She shares with us how she got unstuck in her career and personal life as her "structured box" and plans were disrupted.  Tiffaney explains how she found happiness after facing rejection in her career and how taking the "jump" freed her to move forward.  Connect with Tiffaney on instagram @drparkmanshenanigans and look for her new podcast "Geriatric Mama" starting soon!
August 31, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Shehara Wooten
Shehara L. Wooten shares her journey of wrestling with purpose and finding a career path that allowed her to help others in the way she desired.  She guides us through the process of starting her own business and finding fulfillment.  Shehara believes "your net worth is connected to your network".  Shehara is an author, speaker, financial life-planner strategist, and the founder of Your Story Financial, LLC, a virtual fee-only fiduciary boutique firm committed to helping women and STEM professionals move from unsure to confident about their financial decisions. She recently published "In the Meantime: Own Your Financial Narrative" which is available on Amazon.  Connect with Shehara on Instagram @moneyandmoves or on LinkedIn @Shehara or her YouTube Channel @The Money Decisions Show.    
August 24, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Deidre Westpheling
Deidre is a young professional who is passionate about helping others and serving God.  She shares the journey of being stuck in a relationship that wasn't the right fit.  Deidre explains how she struggled to please her parents, stay with her boyfriend and obey God when those pieces were colliding.  She shares insight on how to get prepared for the right thing and enjoy the journey.  Connect with Deidre at or on Instagram @deidrewestpheling or on Facebook @devotionalswithdeidre.  
August 17, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest LaTonya Jackson
LaTonya Jackson is a consultant, coach and entrepreneur who has overcome self doubt, offense and past hurts.  She shares how she came to a place of peace, broke generational cycles and is happier than she's ever been.  LaTonya shares struggles with layoffs and how she rebounded to come out even stronger.  She shares tips on how to overcome being "stuck and successful" so you can enjoy the richness of the life God has intended for you.  Connect with LaTonya on Facebook @executivecoachjackson, on Instagram @careercoachjackson or at  
August 10, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Stephanie Sumner
Stephanie Sumner, a masterful ad agency matchmaker, is a Quiet Woman whose love for putting people in the spotlight combined with her roots in journalism led her to podcasting.  She shares how seasons of unemployment and career ups and downs helped her look introspectively to discover what makes her happy.  She tells how she overcame a season of depression and rebounded to find purpose and freedom.  Her tips on getting unstuck will help you move forward in any area.  Check out her podcast at or email Stephanie at
June 15, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Diowanni Tate
Diowanni Tate, an expert in the field of community development with a background in mental health, shares her journey of walking through years of unemployment during two different seasons in life.  During these times, she discovered a deeper faith in the Lord and changed her perspective so she could get unstuck.  She offers wisdom on how to move forward when the odds seem to be stacked against you. Diowanni's heart is for the church to provide intentional and holistic care while walking alongside those who are incarcerated as they heal from trauma.  Connect with Diowanni on Facebook at Diowanni Tate or at     
May 25, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Kathryn Rodgers
Kathryn Rodgers is a preacher's kid who grew up making all the right choices. When she got to college, she decided she wanted to live life on her own terms and ended up feeling stuck.  Tune in as Kathryn shares how to get back on track by putting the Lord first in everything and how to use your faith in seemingly impossible situations.  She is an educator, pastor, wife and mom.  Connect with Kathryn on Instagram or Facebook at Kathryn Rodgers.  
April 27, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Marcella Rodgers
Marcella Rodgers shares her journey of getting unstuck in her professional career as a fashion stylist.  After a year of unproductive movement, she discusses how she got her focus back, enlisted the help of others and is now thriving in her career which has taken her to work with NFL athletes, Hollywood actors and directors and professional women from all backgrounds.  Marcella shares tips on how to balance work and family as well as the importance of trusting the Lord and His timing.  Connect with Marcella at  
April 20, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Claudia Joseph
In this inspirational episode, Claudia Joseph shares her 35+ year journey of getting unstuck from busyness.  She tells how busyness affected several areas of her life and how she's renewed her purpose to fully be present and enjoy life on her terms.  Claudia is currently employed at Walmart Home Office with over 20 years of retail experience. Friends and family refer to her as their spiritual advisor, but those in her flock, would just call her "Nana".  Connect with Claudia on social media at Claudia Joseph or at  
April 13, 2021
Beyond Stuck w/Guest Rownee' Winn
Listen to Rownee's inspiring journey of not being "whole" to enjoying freedom.  She shares how years of living under the restrictions of tradition and legalism, especially in church circles, led her to have chronic migraines and a general feeling of dread. You will be encouraged to find freedom through her discovery of the healing process.  Rownee' is a wife, mother of four, teacher, peace officer, consultant and women's ministry leader.  Connect with Rownee' at   
April 06, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Gayla Carpenter-Sanders
Tune in for an inspirational discussion of how Gayla Carpenter-Sanders, attorney and mom, discovered the delicate balance of career and parenthood.  She spent several years trying to find a happy medium and honestly shares her journey of how she married the two together.   Connect with Gayla at
March 30, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Dr. Angela Courage
Doc Courage shares her journey of overcoming years of emotional, sexual and physical abuse to raising children as a single mom and ultimately getting her doctoral degree!  She shares how she went from a "stuck" place of frozen to becoming a change agent, entrepreneur and community leader.  You will be inspired to get unstuck after listening to Doc Courage's advice for moving forward. She has co-authored a book, "5 Blinders to Seeing Colorr" which is available on Amazon.  Connect with Doc Courage on social media or through
March 23, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Veronica Winters-Brooks
Tune in for an inspirational conversation with Veronica Winters-Brooks as she shares how she overcame being stuck as a wife and mom.  She honestly discusses how she lost her self and faced a season of intense stress and major health issues.  Through rediscovering who she was, she was able to move forward.  Veronica will encourage you to find your purpose and how to live your dreams.  Veronica is a paralegal assistant who is passionate about empowering underprivileged families and children with tools to live a better life.  Connect with Veronica at or on Facebook at Veronica Winters-Brooks.
March 16, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Preamiller McKinney
Preamiller McKinney, author and businesswoman, shares an inspiring conversation on how she got unstuck in her career.  She learned many powerful lessons including how to make lemonade from lemons.  Preamiller discovered the power of charting her own path and moving forward.  She also shares a few tips for anyone seeking to write a book.  Connect with Preamiller on Facebook @ Inilya Spencer and on Instagram @ inilyaspencer_author. 
March 09, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Terrica Redfield Ganzy
Join the conversation as Terrica Ganzy shares how she got unstuck as a professional, mom, and wife through discovering who she was and building her self confidence.  From not seeing a way out to landing the job of her dreams, she will encourage you to believe in yourself and inspire you to follow your heart.  Terrica shares practical tips on how to follow your passion and come out on top. Terrica can be reached at  
March 02, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Rhonda Michele Watson
During this episode, we focus on love, healthy relationships and marriage as Rhonda shares lessons learned from her 34 year marriage to Cedric.  She explains how marriage is a partnership and practical tips for making marriage last.  Connect with Rhonda on Facebook at Rhonda Michele Watson or at  
February 23, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Jackie Robinson
In today's podcast, Jackie shares tips on how to have a healthy marriage and lessons learned from her 17-year marriage journey.  She discusses how she and her husband overcame having frequent arguments to making intentional effort to do marriage well.  Connect with Jackie on Facebook (Jacqueline Baker-Robinson), Instagram (jrob2219) or on her YouTube channel - beauty and grace.  
February 16, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Renetta Nichols
Join us as we focus on love, marriage and healthy relationships in this episode with Renetta Nichols.  Renetta shares her journey of divorce, emotional healing and wholeness and how she reshaped her mindset to believing what God says about her.  Her story of overcoming abuse and fear has led her to a place where she walks in freedom.  Renetta is a Nurse Practitioner with Northwest Family Medicine in Centerton, Arkansas.  
February 09, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Connie Tate-Martin
In this podcast, we focus on love, relationships and marriage.  Connie Tate-Martin shares her journey of being married three times and has over 30 years' of marriage experience.  She shares the ups and downs of going through divorce, heartache and healing to now being free to love and free to receive love.  She shares inspirational tips on how to move forward in forgiveness and experience the richness of God's blessings.  Connect with Connie at or on Facebook as Connie Tate-Martin.
February 02, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Ty Patterson
Ty Patterson shares how she overcame spiritual stuckness which spilled over into other areas of her life.  After a major illness, she found her footing and reconnected with God.  She shares tips on how to bring the broken pieces of your life together and the importance of having a solid relationship with the Lord.  Ty is the CEO of Phenomenal Gifts, LLC and author of several books.  She is a speaker and has a t-shirt product line called "Pretty Personality and Genuine Gentleman".  Connect with Ty on social media at Ty A. Patterson.
January 26, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Yolanda Taylor
Yolanda Taylor shares how she transitioned from a long career in Corporate America to starting her own home-based bakery!  She shares tips on how to go after your dream and take a leap of faith, all while trusting God's plan to bring it to pass.  Connect with Yolanda on Facebook and Instagram at Yolanda's Cakes, LLC.   
January 19, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Alisha George
Alisha George, a wife of more than 33 years and a former foster mom to 40+ kids in care, shares how she found purpose and followed her dreams of becoming a nurse in her 50’s.  Alisha shares practical advice on how to get unstuck and find fulfillment.  Connect with Alisha on Facebook at Alisha Daniel George.
January 12, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Marta Collier-Youngblood
During this episode, Marta Collier-Youngblood (AKA Marta Gwyn) shares how she overcame feelings of loss and heartbreak after divorce.  She discovered how to find happiness and how to define success and purpose on her own terms.  Marta Gwyn wears several hats as the Chief-Creative-in-Charge of MartaGwyn Productions, LLC, Co-Founder/Senior Grant Writer of Youngblood and Associates, LLC and Chief Operations Officer of Marta Collier Educational Systems and Services, LLC.  Connect with Marta on all social media platforms @martagwyn or via email at 
January 05, 2021
Beyond Stuck with Guest Alesia Starks
Alesia Starks shares how she got unstuck from patterns of workplace adversity and how she's learned to build her confidence and identity in Christ.  She provides excellent tips on how to move forward and find balance in dealing with corporate dysfunction and other issues.  Alesia is a licensed marriage and family therapist.  
December 29, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Tina E. Gilbert
Tina Gilbert shares lessons learned from 2020 and how she was able to pivot during a difficult year.  She shares tips on how to keep from getting stuck when things happen beyond your control.  Tina founded Next Level Training Solutions Group, LLC and is an author and speaker.  Connect with Tina at or at  Check out her book and journal  "Next Level Thinking: 90 Days to Inspire Your Best Life".
December 22, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Jene' Huffman-Gilreath
In this special segment, Jene' shares what she has learned from 2020 and how she's using these powerful lessons to move forward.  From having it all together at the start of 2020 to overcoming a major loss, Jene' honestly shares how to pick up the pieces and move forward.  Connect with Jene'  on social media or at 
December 15, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Carrie Parker-Small
Carrie shares her journey of overcoming grief and health challenges to staying on the path towards major weight loss.  Her story will encourage you to accept the truth of where you are and not be afraid to get re-inspired to finish what you've set out to do.  Carrie works for TSA and Homeland Security but recently began making jewelry in honor of her late mom.   Connect with Carrie Parker-Small at or on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  
December 08, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Tenethrea Buffington
Tenethrea Buffington shares her journey of getting unstuck from divorce and an altered self-image.  She discusses tips of how to overcome fear and how to walk in forgiveness.  Connect with Tenethrea at and check out her latest book, "Who Told You That?".
December 01, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Carla Thompson
Carla Thompson shares her 20-year journey of going from selling drugs to support her family to finding purpose and fulfillment in service to others. She shares practical tips on how to find purpose and fulfillment.  Carla founded DiVA & DuDE Community Outreach/Training Center, a nonprofit that serves clients who have been in the prison system, and is committed to affecting positive change in the lives of individuals.  Connect with Carla on Facebook at Diva & Dude Community Outreach/Training Center or at    
November 24, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Genette Howard
Genette Howard shares for the first time her two-year journey of overcoming a mental breakdown which led her to dependence on a prescription medication.  As a successful pastor and coach, she discusses how she took back her life and feels amazing and more alive than ever.  Connect with Genette at   
November 17, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Whitnee Jenkins Roberts
Whitnee Roberts shares her journey of getting unstuck from years of shame as she became a teenage mom at the age of 15.  She encourages listeners to fix the root cause, embrace the truth of who you are and live freely.  Whitnee is the co-owner and operator of Prissy Press Squared, LLC where she serves others through custom vinyl and screen printing designs.  Connect with Whitnee on Facebook or Instagram @ Whitnee Jenkins Roberts.
November 10, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Michelle Barnes
Michelle Barnes shares her journey of walking through a failed marriage that ended in divorce and how she overcame many "false truths" she created.  As a single mom, she tells us how to overcome obstacles that seem impossible and how to let go and get on the right path.  Connect with Michelle at
November 03, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Brenda Lizarraga
Join us for Brenda's journey through a separation from her husband which led to depression and other issues.  She shares helpful tips on how to reach out for help and overcome isolation.  Connect with Brenda on Facebook at Bee Lizarraga and on Instagram at _b_______.  
October 27, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Sheryl Jones Malone
Sheryl Jones Malone shares how she overcame years of being stuck in her profession with thoughts of not being "good enough".  She overcame mental blocks and obstacles to becoming the Founder of Olive Tree International.  She provides excellent tips on how to move forward and walk in your vision.  Connect with Sheryl at or through Facebook at Olive Tree Int'l Home School Center.  Olive Tree's mission is to equip children with educational tools that can aid them in the classroom and the community.  Find out how to partner with Olive Tree and make a difference in the life of a child at  
October 20, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest LaDonna Humphrey
LaDonna Humphrey shares how she got unstuck from being in a place of turmoil and how she overcame tremendous heartache and loss.  She shares how her experiences positioned her to help more women and the opportunity to give back in a bigger way through Oasis of Northwest Arkansas.  Oasis is a women's transitional living community that provides safe and supportive housing for women in recovery.  Connect with LaDonna at
October 13, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Shannon Paul
Shannon shares how she overcame a 20-year cycle of trying to earn worth through corporate America and carrying everyone's load which all came to a head one day.  That was a turning point that allowed her to start over and rebuild a life with God at the center.  Shannon is a consultant and entrepreneur and can be reached at  
October 06, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Erica McCool
Erica shares how she got unstuck from a stagnant career and pursued her purpose as she learned how to shift during a difficult season.  She also shares her experience with infertility.   Erica discusses practical tips for believing for something that seems impossible.  Connect with Erica on social media @docmccool or @themccoolmethod. 
September 29, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest LaTayna Greene
LaTayna shares a heartfelt story of overcoming abuse, extreme depression, suicidal thoughts and other obstacles to now loving life, loving self and giving back to help others. You'll be inspired to get unstuck and learn helpful tips to moving forward.  Connect with LaTayna on Facebook at: or  Connect with LaTayna on Instagram at: heygirlhey.hey.
September 22, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Taryn Johnson
Be encouraged through Taryn's story of overcoming complacency in her career and how she learned to get unstuck and step into the "more".  She also shares 10 keys for how to move forward.  Connect with Taryn at and check out her books ("I Almost Love You: Overcoming Rejection and Releasing the Superwoman Within" and "No More Elevators") on Amazon.
September 15, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Donna Gann
In this episode, Donna Gann shares how she overcame abuse to thrive in life and ultimately how she pursued her dream of starting a food trailer, "The Daily Mix".   
September 08, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Jolana Bostwick
During today's podcast, Jolana shares how she got unstuck from an unfulfilled life and began thriving in business!  Connect with Jolana at
September 01, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Dalene Warford
Dalene shares how she moved forward after years of abuse and being stuck in her career and personal life to now being happier than she's ever been!  
August 25, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Gwendolyn Sparks
In today's show, Gwendolyn shares how she overcame becoming a widow in her 20's to thriving in life as a single parent!
August 18, 2020
Beyond Stuck with Guest Chilesa Jones Ready
In this episode with Chilesa Ready, discover how you can overcome trauma and loss and experience the joy of a limitless life!  Connect with Chilesa at and check out her book, "Living the Limitless Life: Walking in the Realm of Possibility".
August 11, 2020
What is the Beyond Stuck Podcast
New episodes each week on Tuesdays beginning August 11th!
August 08, 2020