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Curvy Confidence

Curvy Confidence

By Curvy Confidence
Curvy Confidence is a podcast dedicated to the healing of all humans. No matter your shape, size, color or creed, Curvy Confidence aims to serve as a healing space for all. We believe that by being transparent with our pain and living in our vulnerability we can promote the healing ability of love and cultivate peace and gratitude in our lives.
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207: Athletes Feel it Too with Hemie Collier
Insecurities are uni-darn-versal (universal).  Everybody has them and they do not discriminate. This week, we talk with Hemie Collier who shares with us what is like to be apart of the body positivity movement from the athletes perspective. We all suffer with companions, doubt and thoughts on our body. Listen as Hemie and I discuss what is like from both viewpoints.    Follow Hemie on Instagram: @mrc1906   Follow CurvyConfidence on Instagram: @curvyconfidencepodcast
April 29, 2020
Where Have You Been?
Ya girl had to take a break. Anxiety was kicking my tail. Hard. In this episode, I share a little bit about where I have been and how I am back to finish out season two strong. As we experience this pandemic, know that you are loved and supported. See you next Wednesday at 12p CST. 
April 22, 2020
206: Honey, I Dance with Deborah Hughes
The journey to healing can take on many forms. One of the most profound ways to heal is DANCE! In this episode we are joined by the brilliant Deborah Hughes as we will talk about the healing potential of dance and how dance can help you move past stored childhood trauma. Follow Deborah on Instagram: @Deborah_hughes Follow Curvy Confidence on Instagram: @curvyconfidencepodcast 
November 13, 2019
205: Blooming with Martina Lindo
Blooming, Baby! We often hear that we are in our blooming season - season full of abundance and harvest. However, we rarely talk about the process that it takes to get to the bloom. In this episode, we are joined by Martina Lindo of Full Bloom as we will talk about the process of blooming and how one can prepare for their blooming season. Follow Martina on Instagram: @_fullblooom  Follow Curvy Confidence on Instagram: @curvyconfidencepodcast
November 6, 2019
204: Yes, I Wear a Dress...And? with Bo Frazier
In honor of the amazing Billy Porter, we are joined by Bo Frazier for another in-depth talk about identity. Living our truth has become a necessity and requirement amongst millennials. This revolution has touched many lives and each day we see ourselves stepping into who we really are. In this episode, we will talk about the journey of living in your truth and how to move past the restrictions that society has placed on us for many years. Follow Bo on Instagram: @bosephine16 Follow Curvy Confidence on Instagram: @curvyconfidencepodcast
September 25, 2019
203: Stories Know No Size with Doug Scholz-Carlson
Within the arts community, bodies of a size or of color can be overlooked and disregarded. These bodies can often be held in a certain box that only allows them to play roles that demean, condemn or contextualize their bodies. In this episode, we are joined by Doug Scholz-Carlson of Great River Shakespeare to  talk about the importance of working past these norms and moving into more inclusive story telling.  Follow Doug on Facebook at Great River Shakespeare  Follow Curvy Confidence on Instagram @curvyconfidence 
September 18, 2019
202: Identity with Dean Black
In our society we are forced to pick an identity. You are boy or you are girl, leaving many of us to feel restricted and unwelcome within our community and families. In this episode, we are joined by Dean Black as we will talk about the journey to discovering your true identity and how to gain the confidence to live this truth out-loud. Please be sure to rate and subscribe to this podcast!  Follow Dean on Instagram: @punkharrypotter Follow Curvy Confidence on Instagram: @curvyconfidencepodcast
September 11, 2019
201: Boundaries with Zuri Adele
Good Trouble's Zuri Adele gives an in-depth talk surrounding boundaries. Boundaries, Boundaries, Boundaries. For most of our lives this word has been taboo. If you set boundaries, you were selfish. If you did not set boundaries, you could quickly find yourself depleted and frustrated. In this episode, we will talk about the importance of setting boundaries, how to set them and how they lead to you living your best life.  Follow us on Instagram: @curvyconfidencepodcast Follow Zuri on Instagram: @zuriadele
September 4, 2019
111: Bonus Episode: Mommy and Me
We are joined by MY MOMMY and she holds NOTHING back! In this episode, we discuss loss, forgiveness and loving yourself from the inside out. I always wanted to ask my mom what is was like raising a curvy girl and how she dealt with her trauma. She talks about it all and holds nothing back. Did I mention she is also HILARIOUS? Thank you for your support this season. See you in season two!  Follow mommy on Instagram: @theresabazmore
August 7, 2019
110: I'm Spiritual but I'm Sad
In our season finale, Bria Henderson joins us for an inspiring interview about spirituality and depression. What does it feel like to love God but be sad too? What does it mean to be "the church?" How can we heal from "church hurt?" Bria answers all of these questions and more! DISCLAIMER: This episode is for EVERYONE! No matter your religious beliefs, this episode is sure to inspire you to a new dimension. We love you so much. Thank you for rocking with us for season one!  Follow Bria on Instagram: @briasamone
July 3, 2019
109: The Recovery of Rock Bottom
Have you ever hit rock bottom? Are you at rock bottom? In this episode, Queen Sebrena speaks with us about the importance of knowing who you are and getting up when you hit the lowest point in your life. We also talk deeply about attachment styles and how they impact our most intimate relationships.  Follow Sebrena on Instagram: @stylesiscircle
June 26, 2019
108: Rejection and Insecurity
Rejection can paralyze you. It can cause you to question all that you are and all that you desire to be. In this episode, Rico (@ricosoul) talks with us about the importance of finding peace within yourself before entering into relationships and situations that require all of you. This is one you do not want to miss! Follow Rico on Instagram: @ricosoul
June 19, 2019
Episode 107: Living a Disciplined Life
Feeling alone or carrying the messaging that you are alone can be damaging. In this episode,  Yasmin Marrero teaches us we how to reverse negative messages and establish routines to keep you remain grounded and centered.  Follow Yasmin on Instagram: @wempowermentc
June 12, 2019
106: Uprooting Bitterness
Bitterness. Bitterness. Bitterness. Bitterness has the ability to control every aspect of our lives. Its venom can seep into our relationships, careers and spiritual lives. In this episode, we will talk about the roots of bitterness and some ways we can overcome this catastrophic seed. Jasmine Mathews talks us through a step-by-step process to uprooting bitterness and overcoming stagnation.  Follow Jasmine on Instagram: @futuresjasmine 
June 5, 2019
105: Even the Hulk Becomes Bruce Banner
Depression has a way of sucking the life out of you. It robs you of your interest and results in you wanting to spend many of your days in the bed. On this episode, we will talk about how depression almost robbed us of our dreams, and how we recovered from it.  Follow Our Guest on Instagram: @whoistwon
May 29, 2019
104: Men's Edition: I'm Depressed and a Workaholic!
Depression has many faces. It can suck the life out of you or can work you so hard until you have no life left. In this episode, we talk with actor and director Terayle Hill about what is like to deal with high-functioning depression. We also talk about the impacts of surviving a deep personal loss have on depression and anxiety. Get your tissues, folk!  Terayle's Instagram: @_terayle 
May 22, 2019
103: Addicted to Relationships
Have you ever gone from one relationship to the next, to the next, to the next? Well, me too. In this episode, I talk about my addiction to relationships and how that addiction almost cost me my life.  Instagram:@curvyconfidenceblog
May 15, 2019
102: Loving My Belly and Finding Love Through Loss
Model Wondrea Gilmore joins us for a in-depth conversation on self-love. The journey to self-love is an ever evolving one. There are highs and there are lows. At each high, there is a devastating low. In this episode, we will talk about the journey of looking in the mirror and loving what you see. We aim to be highly transparent with the lows on the journey in an effort to show that the highs of the journey are celebrated.  Wondrea on Instagram: @wondrea 
May 8, 2019
101: Depression Almost Killed Me
In this episode, we speak with Melanie Okosa who talks us through what it is like to live with depression and also manage relationships. In this candid conversation, we explore topics ranging from suicide, depression and even sex.  Melanie on Instagram: @melaniekokosa 
May 1, 2019