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The Empowering Real Talk Podcast

The Empowering Real Talk Podcast

By Kisha W
Kisha, founder of Upgraded MindsetZ, addresses an array of topics bringing awareness to restricted thinking and behaviors hindering positive growth, individually and in our communities.

From limiting beliefs, toxic influences and more, this podcast is bringing knowledge, tips and valuable resources to crack the codes necessary to move us forward and elevate our journey of purpose.


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How we're breaking the Cycle of Limitations - with Special Guest Lisa Haisha
Talk about a SOULBLAZING EPISODE! Now this is one of those that gives meaning to the word EMPOWERING.  Listen as me and my special guest, Lisa Haisha, talk about the importance of breaking the cycle of limitations of the Mind, Body, Soul and Spirit! Lisa is a mother, life coach, author, transformational speaker, TV host and avid traveler, with an MA in Spiritual Psychology. Her fascination with people has taken her to over 60 countries, where she has worked in everything from boardrooms to yurts helping people Make Shift Happen in their lives. In addition to private coaching and retreats, she's interviewed and filmed dozens of movers-and-shakers and out-of-the-box thinkers to explore what makes them tick. The Legacy series led to the Amazon Originals: SoulBlazing with Lisa Haisha. CLICK HERE FOR HER YOU TUBE CHANNEL!  Get her book and more: DONT FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE EMPOWERING REAL TALK YOUTUBE FOR EXCLUSIVE LIVESTREAMS AND MORE.  Learn more about Upgraded MindsetZ and how we are amplifying personal and entrepreneurial growth: WWW.UPGRADEDMINDSETZ.LIFE 
September 18, 2022
Why I am NOT Humble.....and stop telling people to be!
Yes, I'm ruffling feathers!  They need to be. This is one of the most ANNOYING things that you can say to someone. In this episode, Im going to explain why... Get a pen, you definitely about to get schooled in this one.  Click here to subscribe to the YOUTUBE Channel for exclusive livestreams and More.  Upgraded MindsetZ helps women empower their minds for success with reconditioning strategies to amplify personal and entrepreneurial growth. Learn more and set up a complimentary conversation: 
September 15, 2022
A Powerful Testimony of Elevating "Difernt"
This episode right here Oh my goodness!!! What started out as a resourceful episode, turned into a POWERFUL testimony of this woman's courage, strength and how she is manifesting her purpose. Tune in as I vibe out with the CEO of TH3RD EYE Ent., LLC as she talks also talks her newly released book, "WHAT IF? A Controversial Paradigm Shift". Her story is so moving I cannot wait for you to listen.  Learn more about Upgraded MindsetZ: Follow Difernt's Journey:
September 03, 2022
The latest trend: Fake and Phony behavior
This had to be said. The way a lot of yall moving just ain't sitting right with ME. You definitely want to listen to this one..
August 30, 2022
How to find our Happiness....with the Global Happiness Expert
We live in a society where we often look for happiness in other people.  But the truth is...Its WITHIN.  Are you ready to activate your inner peace, joy and happiness?  Then take a listen to this episode.  Jeanne Muhammad is Your Global Happiness Expert. Highly Sought after Empowerment Speaker and author, she can be contacted on her website Reconditioning Hacks to Elevate the Mind is on Sale! Grab your copy here:
August 13, 2022
The 5 Levels of SELF
This is a throwback that was never added, I guess it wasn't the time back then. BUT IT IS NOW.  Tune in as Kisha goes over the 5 LEVELS TO SELF, why its important to know them.  SHOP THE ONLINE STORE:  Learn more about Upgraded MindsetZ , schedule inquiries and contact for bookings: 
August 06, 2022
How to unlock Restrictions in our Mind
I had to get this off my chest....we do this every single day....and it's got to change.
August 01, 2022
Bringing Toxic into New Territory...
Another Deep conversation With Guest host Mr. Norm the Great1!  When is it cool to bring your toxic habits into a new relationship, friendship?  NEVER.  Yet some people feel that others are supposed to automatically be accepting.... Listen as we break that down.  Follow Mr. Norm the Great1 Podcast - Straight Talk and Great Music  Click here if you are interested in becoming a guest on the show! 
July 19, 2022
Constructive Criticism is NOT hating...
Aye, Everyone ain't hating on you.  We must get out of that way of thinking if we are truly wanting to grow on any level.  There are some people that want to see you WIN....tune in and let me explain why.   CLICK HERE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A GUEST.  Shop the online store:
July 17, 2022
Support our Men too....With Save Our Sisters Unplugged
When it comes to baby mama drama, This episode is a MUST LISTEN.   Yall know I'm all about us ladies!  That doesn't mean I don't support MEN as well, especially when they are being wronged.  We had some deep conversation, about the current state of mom, dad and what and WHO is hurting the CHILD.  I had the pleasure of chatting it up about this intense subject with my Sister in Empowerment and fellow Gemini, Norine!  Norine Fahie is the creator of the Save Our Sisters Group and the Save Our Sisters Unplugged Podcast.  Born on the beautiful island of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, Norine is a Christian woman with a passion for helping other women. She created these platforms to empower women of all ages to free themselves by using their voices to share their survival stories, which will inspire and support women. GREAT VIBES, RAW CONVERSATION...... TUNE IN. 
July 14, 2022
How to Take on Self Sabotage - with Guest Coach Shakiyah
Empowering Real Talk welcomes Coach Shakiyah as a guest on the show!  Shakiyah is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, Certified Life Coach and Founder of Intrinsic Growth, LLC.  This was a great discussion. Self Sabotaging is a very real thing and we shed light on it and even offer some tips and resources if it's taking over your life.  Find more on Shakiyah at Interested in being a guest on the Empowering Real Talk Podcast? Schedule an inquiry here: SHOP ONLINE:
July 05, 2022
What about ME?
What is it that I do?  What is my purpose?  Why did I choose to be a coach?  Find out on this episode of Empowering Real Talk.  Shop the online store: Interested in being a guest? Get on the calendar:
July 01, 2022
Why everyone cant run a business...
I love seeing people set out to grow on a personal and entrepreneurial level.  Just as quick as I love it, I get disappointed. What I have come to learn is:  Everybody don't have the capability to be an entrepreneur.  From the emotions, to the lack of knowledge, its time to put it out here.  Listen and Learn....  Shop the online store at  Interested in being a guest? Lets talk about it....
June 29, 2022
Why it's time to GROW Up....
I love yall, but this is something you need to hear. Take a listen as I break down how the restricted ways of OLD are hurting your chances of growth and why you aren't moving forward. Time to get out of your own way and that means it's time to grow UP! You don't want to miss this one...interested in being a guest? Click the link and schedule a conversation.
June 24, 2022
Why we must support our Men too...
I spoke with Kevin Thornton, a transformational coach for men.  Kevin has named himself "The Wellness Architect" and helps men with positive changes and is very passionate about bringing awareness to men and their mental well being.  Interested in being a guest? Click here.  SHOP THE ONLINE STORE HERE   
June 18, 2022
Why Dysfunction is Damaging YOU.
Welcome to the NEW season of Empowering Real Talk: Are you letting dysfunctional distractions hold you back?  You are not alone, trust me. Now what are you going to do about that?  Break Free... Tune in.... SHOP THE ONLINE STORE:
June 14, 2022
An EMOTIONAL Pre Episode
Its the THE NEW SEASON for ME!  New Season launches June 2022 and this quick episode gives you ALL the deets and MORE! 🔥 Lets just say I paid attention to MYSELF and I'm spilling my vulnerabilities in this one here.  But hey, the journey is NECESSARY.  Tune in to this prequel to the new season and find out the deal with Upgraded MindsetZ and where it is headed.  Looking to be a guest? SHOP the store:  Need to have a conversation about growth? Click here. 
May 29, 2022
Your departure is too LOUD!
Life has its ups and down moments no doubt.  When things come to an end on a relationship, job or otherwise, why are we so LOUD about it?  Listen why that is a big setback when its time to move forward.  SHOP ONLINE  Click here to get your Guide, Reconditioning Hacks to Elevate the Mind, and get free shipping in the US! 
April 20, 2022
Justifying your Deflecting Ways
Some of yall feel that you don't need to change, and keep justifying your issues. The Deflection is so real.  Guess its time for you to be left behind.  Catch up and Find out what's been going on with Coach Kay Wds and what's COMING and GOING with Upgraded MindsetZ.  Tune in... Looking to be a guest on the Podcast? Lets set up a time to talk about it! Want to start a conversation about growth? Schedule your Free Chat here!  SHOP THE ONLINE STORE:
April 17, 2022
Empowering Real Growth with Dr. Yudi!
Another dope episode!  I had the honor of having Dr Yudi Ross, founder of Creating a Seat here on the podcast! She definitely brought some Empowering Real Talk about herself and her purpose moving forward!  SHOP ONLINE for Empowering Real Quotes WWW.UPGRADEDMINDSETZ.SHOP
April 06, 2022
The Alignment is Fake, Boo...
The FACTS when it comes to alignment.  You cant fool the process.  Catch this real ass episode NOW.  SUPPORT THE PODCAST:  / $UpgradedMindsetZ - CashAPP SHOP ONLINE:
March 27, 2022
Are you still "Talking"?
This episode was taken out of the drafts from January. It DEFINTELY is more relevant now.  There will be those that receive the message, and others that will reject it.  Which one are you?  Listen to this episode NOW.  SHOP THE ONLINE STORE: Support Upgraded MindsetZ and the Podcast: - PayPal $UpgradedMindsetZ - CashApp
March 23, 2022
Dim your Shine for what!
Some may not want to listen to this one.....more than likely they are who I'm talking about.  Speaking on the reasons people don't want to celebrate your growth with you!   Which one are you?  SHOP ONLINE: Looking to become a guest: Schedule a chat with me here We appreciate all of the support! 
March 14, 2022
Elevating Your Wellness
Wellness comes in all ways.  This episode here schooled the hell out of me yall!  Integrative Health Practitioner Melissa Deally, of Your Guided Health Journey, blessed us with some AMAZING information when it comes to our BODY!  I definitely look at things differently after recording this episode when it comes to our health and wellness. Contact Melissa Here: Click this link and Discover your TOXIC LOAD with her FREE QUIZ! Shop the Upgraded MindsetZ Collection for Women's History Month at: 
March 04, 2022
Your Emotions gotta GO....
How many times have you made a choice and then instantly regretted the decision?  I know, more times than we care to me I have talked to plenty of us to know that.  You are letting your emotions decide for you!  Listen and find out how to shift into logical thinking to advance your personal and/or entrepreneurial growth.   Support the Podcast!  Shop the online store:
February 16, 2022
Why you have to stop downplaying your Well Being
This episode caught me frustrated.  Instead of me putting it on paper, I'm bringing it the waves.  Empowering Real Talk in full effect.  Take a listen.  SUPPORT Upgraded MindsetZ!   Shop
February 11, 2022
Accountability equals WINNING
This platform is for the good, bad and ugly! There is no such thing as sugarcoating on this platform.  Ladies, this is an episode you definitely want to check out and see if it applies to YOU. 👀 SHOP NOW: and get free shipping all February! 🔥 SUPPORT THE PODCAST:
February 04, 2022
No Compromise, No Partnership
Why do people expect change from everyone else BUT themselves? Hmmm... In this episode, MrNormtheGreat1 joins me in a discussion of why people are so restricted and stuck in a default way of thinking.  Feedback is always appreciated!  Check out MrNormtheGreat1 - Conversation, Music and Grown Folks Vibes at:  Shop:
February 01, 2022
Overriding those Setbacks
Taking it back to the basics!  How much are you allowing overwhelming, negative thoughts take over your mind?  A fresh take on how to handle our not so positive emotions.  FOLLOW: @CoachKayWds on all social media platforms.  Looking to become a guest?  Reach out: 
January 31, 2022
Are you Justifying Negativity in your Life?
There seems to be a need to keep trying to normalize negative actions and people. WHY though?  Are you playing a part?  Listen to the latest episode and find out!  We appreciate any support from our listeners. From a Like, share, message or contribution! We hope you continue to enjoy.  SHOP:
January 18, 2022
Structure is Necessary for Growth
FROM THE VAULT: This Video Episode is RIGHT ON TIME! If you are someone who is stuck on making moves for growth, you definitely want to take a listen to this Gem!  Support the Podcast!  GO SHOP: WWW.UPGRADEDMINDSETZ.SHOP
January 11, 2022
3 things to REPLACE for 2022...
Happy New Year!  This was the PERFECT discussion to kick off 2022.  My good friend My Norm the Great1 joined me as we break down 3 things that are required to claim peace and positivity in 2022.  Follow MrNormtheGreat1 at  Shop
January 02, 2022
3 Words to leave in 2021!
This is the FINAL EPISODE OF 2021, and this needs to be said!! Let me know if you agree or disagree. Be sure to check out:
December 31, 2021
Expecting what you DONT do for others.
This episode is probably going to touch a nerve....but HEY, it needs to be said.  Catch the latest, support the podcast and SHOP
December 29, 2021
Scared of your own growth!
As 2021 comes to a close, are you REALLY to make changes? Take a listen, support the podcast, and shop
December 28, 2021
Here's why it's time for you to elevate your Circle
You know I'm keeping it 💯. Let me break it down for you. Take notes.
December 07, 2021
Becoming - with Life Coach Shereka
Super excited about this episode!  Join myself and a very special guest, Life Coach Shereka as we talk about becoming and living in our purpose.  You do not want to miss this one!  Check out for more information on services provided for Life Coaches!
November 29, 2021
Elevation ACTIVATED!
What's been up with me? Find out the good, bad and more details on this FIRST ever Video Podcast on The Spotify platform!  Be sure you listen to the end as you don't want to miss this... The Power of M.E. 
November 26, 2021
Deflecting from Accountability
Y'all don't want the truth! Danileigh is NOT a victim. Listen to hear why....check out
November 19, 2021
That Fake Love tho.....
The title says it all. Listen and out how you know when somebody showing fake love to you.
November 10, 2021
5 Ways to initate your GROWTH
As we wind down in 2021, lets think of some ways to create GROWTH.  Let these tips be your starting guide.  Catch up on my blog: Check out my shop! Get some dope inspiration for your holiday gifts!
October 29, 2021
5 Things YOU control...
You have complete power over your life....    Here are some helpful tips to help you keep it that way.  Full Blog: SHOP: 
October 16, 2021
Turning Fear into Elevating
Looking for ways to break free from the fear of change?  Your answer is in the podcast.  Thank you for your continued support!
October 11, 2021
5 Mandatory Tips of Growth
Mindset Matters. Here are 5 tips to help initiate your growth journey.  Full Blog:    SHOP:
October 06, 2021
I'm not obligated to your Responsibility.
RIP AJ Johnson... Your wife is outta line, though.  Take a listen let me know if you feel that same.  FOLLOW MY BLOG:  SUPPORT THE PODCAST! 
October 03, 2021
Are you Qualified for what you are asking for?
NEW SEASON ALERT!  Recorded with fellow podcaster and my good friend, Mr. Norm the Great 1.  You definitely want to listen to this one until the END.   FOLLOW our blogs at OR   SUPPORT the podcast! $upgradedmindsetz - Cashapp SHOP ONLINE:
October 01, 2021
You like TOXIC?
If you are happy to be miserable, then just say that Boo. Take a listen.... GO GET YOUR FREE GUIDE: "The 3 Ds to Rid your Mind of Negative Overwhelm" Link Below!
August 13, 2021
Real Convo with Mr. NormTheGreat1
Empowering Real Talk has its first male guest!  We kept it ALL THE WAY REAL on several different topics relevant to current times we are in. Havoc is not a badge of honor.  Guest Host: Mr. Norm the Great1 Looking to become a guest? Schedule a time to discuss here:
August 11, 2021
Your Lack of Accountability....
Yep! I'm a little frustrated and I don't care.  Take a listen at the latest episode and let me know how you feel about it by leaving a message below!  Kisha's Positive Platform is here:
August 01, 2021
4 Things Draining your LIFE!
Yep, these things are stopping the flow. Take a listen and let me know if you feel the same way.   Sign up for updates on any platform you stream your music and other podcasts.   Thank you for your continued support!
July 28, 2021
Its Levels to "Support"
You are holding yourself back. Let me tell you why...
July 21, 2021
YOU are your Prize.
Tips on helping start appreciating YOU!  Follow this podcast on your preferred platforms. I appreciate the support! 
July 09, 2021
Taking Social Influence Too Far..
Some of you truly have lost your way. Find out all things Upgraded MindsetZ:  
June 23, 2021
Celebrate your damn self!
Call it cocky, I call it CONFIDENT! Who gonna check me, though? 😂 Take a listen to the latest episode of Empowering Real Talk..
June 16, 2021
The "Uncomfortable"
Listen here! We getting uncomfortable and being unapoligetic. Its as simple as that......
June 16, 2021
How you Hype your Damn Self!
June is my BIRTHDAY month. LET'S GOOO....Check out this episode; get hype with me!
June 01, 2021
Stop running from Accountability Ladies
I know I know!   This episode had to happen. We owe this to ourselves right! DAMN RIGHT. Remember we getting UNCOMFORTABLE.  Take a listen and let me know what you think -
May 26, 2021
Be an Open Book.
Today was a day of deep reflection....😘😘
May 24, 2021
How to Appreciate yourself!
Appreciate yourself. You owe it to yourself to be the greatest. We can make it happen.  Catch the Full Blog at: 
May 19, 2021
We struggling ladies...Here's why💯
Episode on some struggles we as women face and how we can start to make the change.  Feedback/Messages are welcome!  Have a story and looking to become a future guest on the show?  
May 16, 2021
Pray about it, but then what? 😉
Yes, it has to be said. You have to work ON YOU in order for prayer to FOR YOU.  Take a listen. Feedback is always welcome! ☺☺☺☺💕💕💕 Check out my blog/website and services available
April 15, 2021
How to handle Stress.
April is Stress Awareness Month and has been recognized since 1992. Very helpful information!  Wanna know more about Upgraded MindsetZ?
April 14, 2021
Toxic Positivity
Follow up from my Blog. Toxic Positivity can be real, but it should be turned into Motivation!  You just got to catch up SIs, no need to be upset.  Check out this session now!   My blog and MORE at Make your appointment here: 
March 18, 2021 Real babyyy! 😎
Let me talk about how Manifestation works from my experience. Sometimes I see thangs that I makes me shake my head,  but let me tell you about it here on this episode.  Ready for your journey?
February 27, 2021
What are you focused on?
Blog post reference here: 
February 17, 2021
New Support, who dis?
Who supporting who? Let me tell you why it's holding you back.  Take a Listen... FOLLOW ME ON ALL PLATFORMS @COACHKAYWDS
February 14, 2021
My Truth
Digging into my reasons of struggle, how a mindset overhaul can make breakthrough changes! Check out
February 04, 2021
Values...Follow your Own.
Touching on why people seem to live according to others peoples values and beliefs.
January 28, 2021
Praise the Effort too...
Why we praise our effort, expect entitlement, and why we the effort doesn't reflect the words when it comes to motivating ourselves.
January 17, 2021