39 - Shedding Weight: Body & Soul
In 2011, I had weight loss surgery. On my journey of becoming I notice I not only need to shed physical weight but emotional weight to become a better me. Sometimes in life, we have things in our past like unforgiveness and holding grudges that may possibly be the thing weighing us down and keeping us from soaring. Let's talking about shedding the emotional weight.
July 16, 2022
38 - Confidence Killers
Has someone ever told you, "You are awesome or amazing", but you can't see that. Why? Often times, life will chip away at our confidence. We have things in our life that keep us stuck and ultimately can paralyze our purpose. I call them Confidence Killers. Confidence Killers can kill dreams if you're not careful. Let's talk about confidence killers and how to avoid them. *This episode is dedicated to my momma - RIH
July 09, 2022
37 - Free to Be
After a long break from the podcast, I talk about my journey of rediscovering what I really wanted in this season in my life and how once I discovered who I was, I became Free. Sometimes, fear, doubt and unhealed areas hold us back from being free and living our best lives. What do you want out of life and what's keeping you from it?
July 02, 2022
36 - I’m Different - Shaka D. Cakes
In this episode, I sit down with rapper/producer Shaka D. Cakes about being different and loving it. Sometimes it's hard to embrace our uniqueness. We live in a society where it's common to compare. Shaka D. notice at a young age that he was different. As a music artist, he discovered he wasn't like most rappers. Shaka had to embrace who he was from his looks to his style. It was a journey but Shaka has fully embraced who He is. Shaka loves himself and with his music and larger than life personality, he motivates people to do the same. We are all different and that's what makes us beautiful. Check out Shaka D. Cakes on Spotify
March 12, 2022
35 - Loving Yourself Where You Are - Jennifer Guardado
In this episode, I talk with Jennifer about her self love journey. After experiencing life challenges and a toxic relationship, Jennifer discovered her worth and in that moment, the journey of self love began. It's important for us to learn how to love ourselves not matter our past or even past mistakes. Learn to give yourself grace, embrace who you are and where you're at. Follow Jennifer Guardado IG: @Woman.Affirmed
March 04, 2022
34 - Growing through Concrete with Vanessa Romero
In this episode, I sit down with my friend speaker, actress, singer/songwriter and women's advocate Vanessa Romero. After experiencing multiple losses in less than one year, Vanessa went on a journey of rediscovery to find herself after ending a 10+ year marriage. She took a step back from the world to heal and through her healing process Vanessa found the courage to rise. Learn about her healing journey and how she grew through the concrete. IG: @vanessa_rising
February 18, 2022
33 - Self Love Isn't Optional It's Necessary
Note to Self: You are Worthy of Love. February is the month of love. Everything will be dripping with hearts and pictures of loving relationships. It's important to remember no matter what, that you are worthy of love. In this episode, I talk about self love and how you can practice it.
February 05, 2022
32 - Consistency with Dee Hankins & Bryana "Coach Bry" Williams
In this episode, I sit down with my kinfolk, motivational speakers Dee Hankins and Bry Williams about consistency. January is almost gone and some of us is struggling y'all. We start off great but somewhere down the road, we lose our motivation. Dee and Bry drop some gems and provide knowledge on how to be consistent and get results. Let's Get It! Dee Hankins: www.deehankins.com Bryana "Coach Bry" William: www.bryanawilliams.org
January 28, 2022
Suga Shortcast: Know Your Worth
Remember who you are and know your worth. Don’t allow others devalue you. Know Your Worth.
January 23, 2022
31 - 2022 Mindset
In this episode, I talk about executing your goals. We all have dreams. The only way we can make them happen is by putting action to our words. You can't just manifest your dreams you have to put in the work. I encourage you to give your dreams their fight, believe in yourself and make your dreams a reality. Maximize Your Gifts Manifest Your Dreams Make Moves to Make it a Reality
January 08, 2022
30 - How Are You Going to Walkthrough 2022 with Dee Hankins
In this episode, I talk with motivational speaker Dee Hankins about having faith over fear to pursue your dreams in 2022. No more wishing, it’s time to put some action behind your words and go. www.deehankins.com
December 31, 2021
29 - Coping with Grief and Loss with Lesleigh J. Tolin, MS, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist
In this episode, I talk with Lesleigh J. Tolin, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist about coping with grief and loss, especially during the holidays. After the unexpected passing of my mom in 2015, I experienced a fog for more than three years. I wasn't sure what it was but this episode brought so much clarity and I was empowered by my conversation with Lesleigh. There are different types of losses that we deal with throughout our life. From the passing of a loved one to the loss of a business, learning how to cope is a process of healing. If you are ready to begin your healing journey, my conversation with Lesleigh and the Grief Recovery Method provides understanding and tools that can help you move beyond pain and significant loss so you can thrive. Learn more by visiting: Lesleigh J. Tolin, MS Resources: Help Guide Nami HelpLine
December 24, 2021
28 - Write the Vision. Make it Plain. - Charisse McCoy
In this episode, I talk with Charisse McCoy. A successful serial entrepreneur with several streams income, wife, mother and my yes girl. We talk about writing the vision and making it plain. If you want to start a business it's so important for you to have a plan and vision so you can set yourself up for success. Charisse dropped gems in this episode that will help you get ready for 2022.
December 13, 2021
27 - What Are You Going to Do With Last Days of 2021
In this episode, I talk about making the last month of this year count. You may feel that you are running out of time. Maybe you feel like you didn't crush your goal. You can take the rest of the year crossing off tasks and preparing to launch in 2022. I hope this episode helps you put things into perspective, give yourself grace and take time to write down the necessary steps to achieve your goals for 2022.
December 07, 2021
26 - She Said Yes! Loving herself and taking happiness to the Next Level with Ebony D.
In this episode, I talk with Ebony D., personal coach about being a single mom and life challenges. As a single mom, sometimes you get lost and discouraged thinking that your dreams are crushed but Ebony shows single women that it aint over. You can level up and be happy. Learn more about Ebony D: www.facebook.com/iamebonydavis www.instagram.com/iamebonyd
November 27, 2021
25 - What Belongs to Me Simply Finds Me with Timothy Murenzi
In this episode, I sat down with natural born entrepreneur and interior designer, Timothy Murenzi. At a young teen, entrepreneurship found Timothy and when he got a taste of it, he discovered he was home. Get ready to find clarity on how to follow your gut, the importance of giving back and how to be unapologetically you. About Timothy Murenzi: Natural Born Entrepreneur and Interior Designer www.indema.co www.socialmako.com
November 20, 2021
24 - Stay Grounded In Your Gift with Christian Rashawn
In this episode, I sat down with Christian Rashawn, Designer and Seamstress about his journey of becoming a fashion designer. Christian started a clothing line three years ago and today some of the dopest artists in the music industry is wearing his clothing. His entrepreneurial journey is a true testament of believing in yourself, your gift and staying grounded. Stay Focus, Stay grounded in God and Stay Grounded in You! Get ready to be inspired. Check out his current collection: Cozy Collection Instagram: @christianrashawn
November 13, 2021
23 - Don't Abort the Mission with Coach Bry
I sit down with Coach Bry about the uncomfortableness of her journey and how not to abort the mission. Throughout the last few years of her life, Coach Bry learned how to take care of herself and be obedient to the call. Her willingness to be open, opened the doors for unexpected opportunities. You'll be inspired and empowered by Coach Bry's life and you'll walk away with tools that can change your life. "Whether you think you can or not, you’re right." One of Coach Bry's Favorite Quotes & Mindset About Bryana Williams: Coach Bry Williams is a coach, trainer, speaker, missionary, entrepreneur, author and creative. The heart of Coach Bry is to support, love, do life with others and impact people however she can. Her mission is to serve and help others by being: intentional, impactful, influential. IG: @brywilliams_bew Twitter: @brywilliams_bew LinkedIn: CoachBry FB: Bryana E. Williams www.startbetter.org www.BryanaWilliams.org
November 06, 2021
Bonus Episode: Energy Vampires
Bonus Episode! It’s Halloween Y’all and there’s no better time to talk about the scary stuff…..vampires. Not just any ol’ vampires, I’m talking about Energy Vampires. Is there one? You know the people that emotionally drain you. In this episode, learn about energy vampires and how you can create boundaries and protect your energy.
October 31, 2021
22 - Welcome Back
Hey Suga! It’s been a bit of time, but I’m back. Welcome Back! In this episode, I talk about my life transitions. 2021 has been a year of transitions not only did I celebrate a big birthday and I also celebrated embracing self evolvement.
October 28, 2021
21 - Me & My Girls - Gina, Amber & Brooke Farrar
In this episode, I honor dope moms and talk about their relationship with their children. I had a powerful conversation with Gina Farrar and her daughters Amber and Brooke. As a mother of two adult women, Gina shares the story of her childhood, the challenging relationship with her mom and how she began her healing journey to create a loving healthy home for her girls. Gina, Amber and Brooke get real in this episode talking about healthy communication, worth, having a voice and the beautiful mother-daughter friendship. The Farrar Women are full of life. This episode is filled with truth, laughs and love.
May 31, 2021
20 - Identity & Purpose with Jacquene Younge
In honor of dope moms, my special co-host Salina and I talk with Jacquene Younge, a single mom and founder of Heiress Legacy. In this episode, Jacquene shares her story of childhood, challenges and joy being a single mom and heart to serve young girls in discovering their true identity. This woman is unstoppable and her story will inspire you. About Jacquene Younge: Heiress Legacy, a faith based Sisterhood Hub where mentorship and counseling assist young girls and women with discovering their true identity and purpose in Christ as royal priesthood created to build a legacy for the kingdom. IG: @heiress_legacy Website: www.heiresslegacy.com
May 30, 2021
19 - Rest Y’all
it’s a Suga Drop on the Power of Rest. Sleep alone is not enough. We all need rest: physical, mental, social and spiritual. It’s not optional, it’s necessary. Rest is a process of restoration and rebuilding. Create a lifestyle of REST. Ps. 23:3. Book: The Power of Rest by Matthew Edlund, M.D.
May 21, 2021
Bonus Episode: Nesha Wonderland - She Stories
Every month, Ehmandah sits down with the She Stories tribe and they talk to a courageous woman about her story of resilience. Welcome to the sacred space of support, inspiration and empowerment. We talk with Nesha Wonderland as she shares her story of Healing After the Tragedy. Nesha Wonderland is an artist, author, wife, and mompreneur that founded Nesha Wonderland Productions; a multimedia entertainment production company that delivers project-based faith-centered art experiences that are injected with prayer, empowerment, entertainment, communication, and information. The most recent projects Nesha has released through her company have been; the one-woman show Healing: After The Tragedy where she illustrates her immersive journey of overcoming bereavement trauma through faith and self-reflection, the podcast Why Pray sharing prayer and how to meditate using Bible scriptures, and Healing: After the Tragedy the autobiographical/devotional book about transforming into a Proverbs 31 woman available on Amazon. For more information about Nesha and her empowering content visit www.NeshaWonderland.com.
May 14, 2021
Bonus Episode: Jessica Ector - She Stories
Every month, Ehmandah sits down with the She Stories tribe and they talk to a courageous woman about her story of resilience. Welcome to the sacred space of support, inspiration and empowerment. We talked with Jessica Ector about her story of resilience. After experiencing trauma, Jessica found her healing through God. This woman rocks Godfidence and inspires young women by sharing her journey of becoming.
April 30, 2021
18 - Showing Up for Yourself - Katie "Cakes" Wildhagen
Ehmandah sits down with Katie "Cakes" Wildhagen, founder of the Bakeshop. We talk life, entrepreneurship and showing up for yourself. Her story of resilience will ignite your fire to manifest and create the life you were designed to live. This episode is full of sweet inspiration. About Katie Cakes: Lift the booty. Shift the soul. Elevate the mind. KatieCakes is a woman on a mission. She’s determined to make this world a little sweeter, one booty at a time! IG and FB: @katiecakesbakeshop Website: www.katiecakesbakeshop.com
April 16, 2021
Bonus Episode: Nadege Valcin - She Stories
Every month, Ehmandah sits down with the She Stories tribe and they talk to a courageous woman about her story of resilience. Welcome to the sacred space of support, inspiration and empowerment. We talked with dog planner and certified life coach, Nadege Valcin about her journey of being a woman with confidence. Today, Nadege uses her life experiences to help women become fearless and fabulous.
April 02, 2021
Bonus Episode: Denise Gonzalez - She Stories
Every month, Ehmandah sits down with the She Stories tribe and they talk to a courageous woman about her story of resilience. Welcome to the sacred space of support, inspiration and empowerment. We talked with Denise Gonzalez about her story of being a cancer survivor, love and family. Denise dives deep into the untold story of managing your mental health during treatment and healing.
March 24, 2021
Bonus Episode: Desirae Ramirez - She Stories
Every month, Ehmandah sits down with the She Stories tribe and they talk to a courageous woman about her story of resilience. Welcome to the sacred space of support, inspiration and empowerment. In this episode, the tribe talks with Desirae Ramirez. She is a Sexual Assault Activist Advocate, Vintage Wardrobe Stylist and a overcomer. Desirae shared her powerful story at our BOLD storytelling night and in this episode she goes deeper by walking us through her trauma and story of resilience. Learn more about Desirae: linktr.ee/desiraeramirez
March 19, 2021
17 - Can We Talk with David Dilin
Ehmandah talks with David Dilin about communication. Is communication a lost art? Are we having healthy communication in our relationships? Are we really listening? David Dilin breaks down how we communicate, some of the common problems we deal with and how we can have healthy communication in our relationships. About David Dilin: David Dilin holds a Master of Science in Speech and Language Pathology and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders & Sciences. He is also a music artist and poet. Check out: https://www.daviddilin.com/ New Single "Velvet": ffm.to/velvetsingle
March 06, 2021
16 - Meet the Phillips
16 - Ehmandah talks with Steven Wayne and Sharmika Phillips about their love story. They started out as coworkers and became friends. Steven Wayne and Sharmika built solid foundation of friendship, supported each other through life transitions, even marriages that later blossomed into a love relationship. Today, they have a rich love, beautiful family and genuine friendship that has been one of the keys to their lasting love. Check out Steven Wayne's latest book
February 26, 2021
Bonus Episode: Karisma Shanel - She Stories Storyteller
Every month, Ehmandah sits down with the She Stories tribe and they talk to a courageous woman about her story of resilience. Welcome to the sacred space of support, inspiration and empowerment. We talk with actress/creative, Karisma Shanel about her story of healing, celibacy and self discovery. Karisma dives deep into her childhood trauma and her journey of becoming. She is a resilient renaissance woman with a beautiful spirit.
February 24, 2021
15 - Meet the Knox's
Ehmandah talks with Dedrick & Naima Knox about their marriage and love relationship. This amazing couple openly shares their individual journey of healing and growth, how it was necessary to be ready for love. Dedrick and Naima have a undeniable spiritual connection and have found a heavy love by intentionally cultivating a healthy loving home for their blended family. Together they have not only created a beautiful family but also a wellness business that serves the community inviting them on a journey to a better you. www.wellbeingenhanced.org
February 22, 2021
14 - Meet the Perry’s.
Ehmandah talks with Pastor Kermit & Sandy Perry about their 40+ year marriage. As a young married couple they experienced a breakup but even in the challenges and healing journey, God brought them back together. The Perry’s drop rich knowledge of how to love, respect and support each other.
February 12, 2021
13 - Love, Love, Love
Ehmandah shares about how the hurt from a love relationships caused her to build walls around her heart. Throughout her journey, she’s experienced healing by letting God divinely dismantle the walls so she can be open to love again. Ehmandah also intros the upcoming episodes in February featuring married couples that have kept love alive even through their challenges.
February 06, 2021
12 - It's Really Time to Let Go
In this episode , Ehmandah talks about letting go. Living your best life starts within. If you've been holding to things that have kept you stuck, it's time to do a self check and get on your healing journey. Don't wait until Monday, start today. You're so worth it. (Season 2)
February 02, 2021
11 - Oh Yes, She Got A Story
In S2:E1, Ehmandah talks about the hurt she experienced in one of the most challenging years of her life. After dealing with the loss of her business, relationships and racial unrest in America, she stopped everything and went on a healing journey. 2020 has been a journey of healing, restoration and reviving her light. Ehmandah keeps it real and shares how she revived her light.
December 31, 2020
Episode 10: Complex Relationship with Mom with Rebecca Moreno
On this episode of Hey Suga, Ehmandah sits down with Rebecca Moreno as she shares her story about her complex relationship with her mother.
May 18, 2019
Episode 9: Mom Love: Dorothy the Great
On this episode of Hey Suga, Ehmandah sits down with her sisters Gwen and Jacci to talk about their mom affectionately known as Dorothy the Great.
May 12, 2019
Episode 8: Mom Love
On this episode of Hey Suga, Ehmandah and Stephen sit down and talk about their relationship with their moms.
May 12, 2019
Episode 7: Self Care
In this episode of Hey Suga, Ehmandah talks with Jesyka and Salina about self care. It's important to carve out time to take care of yourself. Self Care is a Divine Responsibility.
April 19, 2019
Episode 6: Who's In Your Tribe?
On this episode of Hey Suga, Ehmandah talks with Jesyka and Salina (She Stories team members) about who's in your tribe, friend breakups, finding your tribe and holding on to them.
April 12, 2019
Episode 5: She's Got A Story
On this episode of Hey Suga, Ehmandah shares her story of how she experienced a toxic relationship and isolated herself from her tribe.
April 05, 2019
Episode 4: Toxic and Healthy Relationships
Today on Hey Suga, Ehmandah talks with art therapist and life coach Debbie Whyte. Debbie talks to us about how toxic relationships can be a threat to your mental health.
March 15, 2019
Episode 3: Male Sexual Abuse & Assault
Today on Hey Suga, Ehmandah talks with Christina Jimenez- Outreach Services Director for Project Sister Family Services. Christina talks to us about a taboo topic - Male Sexual Abuse & Assault.
March 08, 2019
Episode 2: Love & Relationships with Steven Wayne
Today on Hey Suga, Ehmandah talks with author, singer and songwriter Steven Wayne. Steven Wayne talks to us about the different types of love and how we can effectively communicate with people in our lives.
March 04, 2019
Episode 1: Self Love with Salina Moreno
Today on Hey Suga , Ehmandah talks with her friend and She Stories squad member Salina Moreno about self love. Salina shares her story of having cancer. She takes us on her journey of dealing with a health challenges as a teenager that slowly began to effect her self image as a young woman.
March 04, 2019