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Heal Sh*t Podcast (formerly Hey Purpose, Pods & PR)

Heal Sh*t Podcast (formerly Hey Purpose, Pods & PR)

By Tiffany Ellis & Shanta Jackson
What started out as Hey Purpose, Pods & PR has transformed into what will now be known as Heal Sh*t Podcast. We know...quite a change! But TRUST US, you will thank us later! Heal Sh*t podcast will be content created for people who don't have it all together but understand they have everything they need to start and succeed on their healing journey. We will curate real topics, give honest opinions and provide tactical ways to apply the information we share. Yes, you're in the right place! Welcome to your healing journey with LPC Shanta Jackson and Certified Life Coach Tiffany Ellis.
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How Did We Get Here
This episode of the Heal Shit podcast may be triggering for some as it addresses suicidal ideologies. Joined by Cookie Gonsalves of Ladies of the Phoenix, Shanta and Tiffany discuss Cookie's mental health challenges last year which led to her attempted suicide. As we dig into Mental Health Awareness month, this episode addresses motherhood, trauma, wellness and a few other aspects of mental health we feel are important to discuss. We will be meeting this Thursday on IG live to discuss this episode and answer your questions live at 8:30pm EST/ 7:30pm CST. Be sure to connect with us on Instagram at @healshitpodcast or email your thoughts to Healshitpodcast@gmail.com If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK, or text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741). Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can also visit the Suicide Prevention Lifeline for additional resources at https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Tiff & Tay
01:08:13
May 3, 2021
Say That Sh*t Sis!
Have you ever had to have a difficult conversation but just didn't know how? Are you avoiding that difficult conversation right now for fear of the fallout? Keep it real...We have all been there! We understand that healing is going to eventually bring us to a place where we have to bite the bullet and have conversations we really don't want to have but they're hella necessary and that is the reason for this episode. So...we are going to tell you why you need to have the conversation, what not having the conversation does and then HOW to have that conversation you've been dreading. After you listen, take your notes and meet us over on the Heal Shit podcast page for a live discussion on the episode where you can share your thoughts, ask questions and even take part in the discussion. We call that convo So What Had Happened Was #SWHHW and it goes down every Thursday at 7:30pm CST/ 8:30pm EST. You ready to heal shit??? Tiff & Tay
48:23
April 26, 2021
It Ain't My Fault- Or Is It?
This episode might step on a few toes. The ladies are back with a new episode and this time they are discussing the need to become your own person after you've been raised and/or socialized to think and behave a certain way. This episode might be triggering because it is going to challenge you to start thinking about things you've been socialized to see, believe and accept as normal and some of these things might be things you've always known or believed. This episode addresses trauma bonding, building healthy friendships and assessing your family dynamic, to include the relationship you might have with your parents. Y'all, this episode is good and it is definitely an episode we will need to unpack this Thursday during our live Instagram discussion called So What Had Happened Was at 7:30pm CST/8:30pm EST. We'd love to hear your thoughts! Email us at Healshitpodcast@gmail.com or slide in our DM's.  Can't wait to catch up! Tiff & Tay
44:03
April 19, 2021
Check Your Check Engine Light- Stress!
April is National Stress Awareness month and has been since 1992. Sponsored by The Health Resource Network (HRN), a non-profit health education organization, Stress Awareness Month is a national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress that are prevalent in our society. During the episode, Shanta and Tiffany explain the difference between good and bad stress, discuss ways to eliminate stress and if you have to deal with stress, provide tips on managing stress. Join the ladies on the Heal Shit podcast page on IG throughout the week as they go a little deeper and the ladies will also be available to answer your questions live and discuss the episode this Thursday at 7:30pm CST/ 8:30pm EST on IG live. You can also email your questions to us by sending your messages to Healshitpodcast@gmail.com. Thanks so much for your support! Tiff & Tay
34:58
April 12, 2021
Our Favorite B Word...BOUNDARIES!
A very necessary element of any healing journey is boundaries and today, Shanta and Tiffany discuss them- the different kinds, what they look like and how to start setting some in your own life. Boundaries, as defined by Berkeley are the limits and rules we set for ourselves within relationships. Boundaries help each person figure out where one person ends and the other begins and help to define what you are comfortable with and how you would like to be treated by others. Shanta and Tiffany talk about some of their own personal boundaries as well as how those boundaries are helping to regulate their personal stress, just in time for National Stress Awareness Month. A recommended reading on the topic is Set Boundaries, Find Peace by Nedra Glover Tawwab. Don't forget to follow the Heal Shit podcast on IG @healshitpodcast and join the ladies every Thursday at 8:30pm EST as the unpack the podcast episode and answer your questions live. You can also email your questions to healshitpodcast@gmail.com Thank you for rocking with the platform! Tiff & Tay and the Heal Shit podcast team
40:29
April 5, 2021
Women's Empowerment or Whatever It's Called...
You asked and we answered!  This episode gives you our feelings on women's empowerment along with ways to identify when you're actually being empowered versus when you're not getting the love you deserve. We also talk a little about female centered friendships, managing expectations and how to connect with the right people. We will also be discussing this episode Thursday at 8:30pm EST on our IG page live via @healshitpodcast. All you have to do is tune in! We hope you crush your week. Tiff & Tay
39:25
March 29, 2021
Kirk & Kerrion...Chillllllleeeeeee!
Okay- So we discussed this topic on the Heal Shit podcast page live last Thursday during So What Had Happened Was (link to convo: https://www.instagram.com/p/CMlP2UepBG8/ ) then we had some time to think about it and we wanted to come back to the table to continue the conversation. We have feelings on the topic for sure...along with the situation involving Sharon Osbourne and we wanted to make sure we shared those thoughts with all of the community, in case you're not following us on Instagram. **side eye from Tiff & Tay** Some of our followers weren't aware of either situation so we have included the links for reference. Sharon Osbourne Video: https://www.instagram.com/p/CMnUTWEpHPC/ Kirk Franklin Video: https://www.instagram.com/p/CMnFc2oA8gD/ We believe there is room for reconciliation and/or restoration but...Listen to the episode! Oh, and share your thoughts after you've had the chance to hear it. And if you're not following us on social media- WHY? On IG we are @healshitpodcast #parentalabuse #kirkfranklin #therapy #healing #parenting #sharonosbourne #workplacetrauma #diversityandinclusion Tiff & Tay
42:14
March 22, 2021
My Note to Me- You Got It Girl, You Got It!
Sis...Sometimes it feels like you're spinning your wheels but you're not moving. WE GET IT! This bonus episode is just a reminder that you've got it, you've always had it and IT WILL ALL WORK OUT. It's our note to ourselves we are low key sharing with you because we know you feel us. Keep going! Tiff & Tay
08:26
March 21, 2021
Lies I've Been Told
On this episode of the Heal Shit podcast, Shanta and Tiffany talk about the lies they've been told- whether it was lies from other people, which caused self doubt, or lies they've told themselves, which could have caused self destruction. The ladies talk about narratives that have been downloaded on them as well as ways they identified those narratives and how they replaced those narratives with the truth. It's a great episode to help you start challenging some of your inner thoughts. After you've heard the episode, Tiff and Tay would love to discuss it with you on IG Live Thursdays during So What Had Happened Was #SWHHW at 8:30pm EST. This is a weekly segment hosted by Shanta and Tiffany and they dive into current events, pop culture and the week's podcast episode, plus answer your questions right there on the spot. They also bring guests on to talk about the topic with them and their community! It's an entire mood. If you have a question but don't want to join the live, you can DM the Heal Shit podcast page at @healshitpodcast on IG or you can email healshitpodcast@gmail.com Thank you for being the dopest part of our community and for healing with us! Tiff & Tay and the Heal Shit podcast team
57:30
March 15, 2021
Healing From Workplace Trauma
In this episode of the Heal Shit podcast, Shanta and Tiffany briefly talk about their experiences with workplace trauma as Black women in professional work spaces. They dive into microaggressions, macroaggressions, John Henryism, Responsibility Bias and so much more. They even share tips and tricks on navigating the nonsense you can use today. The book referenced in the episode comes from Minda Harts entitled The Memo. To purchase your copy, click the link below: https://www.amazon.com/Memo-Women-Color-Secure-Table-ebook/dp/B07L2WRVSW They will be discussing this episode Thursday, 3/11/21 at 8:30pm EST live on the Heal Shit podcast Instagram page. To be directed to the page, click the link :https://www.instagram.com/healshitpodcast/ You can also email your questions to healshitpodcast@gmail.com We can't wait to hear from you! Tiff & Tay and the Heal Shit Podcast team
01:03:14
March 8, 2021
How You Healing, Sis? Part Two
How You Healing, Sis? Part 2 is the second installment of the Healing series where Shanta talks a bit more in depth about her personal healing journey. During this episode, Shanta touches on imposter syndrome, being the first in families to break barriers, self love and challenges even therapists encounter as they are healing. She also provides useful tips on ways to begin your personal healing journey when it's you versus you! Check out this episode and part one and then meet us over on the Heal Shit Instagram page every Thursday for a live discussion at 8:30pm EST. Each week, we break down the weekly episode, answer your questions live and talk about all things healing. You can also email us your questions at Healshitpodcast@gmail.com. We thank you so much for rocking with us week after week! Tiff & Tay
52:04
March 1, 2021
My Note to Me- Infidelity
My Note to Me segments are episodes recorded after an episode has aired or in between our recording sessions where we realize we have additional thoughts and feelings about a topic or our healing and we want to share those thoughts with you. These segments are like journal entries to ourselves we hope will help you along your healing journey. They are transparent and they are raw. We are vulnerable. This segment is an appendix to Part One of How You Healing, Sis addressing infidelity. We hope this message blesses you. Tiff & Tay
29:13
February 25, 2021
How You Healing, Sis? Part One
How You Healing, Sis? is like asking how you're feeling but focused more on healing. It is our way of checking in on one another to see how far along we've come on our healing journey. This is important because we understand what you're currently dealing with will often impact the way you see life and/or respond to situations and it's critical to be aware of where you stand. On this week's episode, Shanta checks in on Tiffany to talk about some of the challenges she faced in 2020 to include the sudden death of her 28 y/o brother, the pandemic and the marital challenges she and her husband faced. Tiffany talks through how those situations impacted the way she navigated her transition to a new city and how she currently responds to life in an open, honest and transparent way. This episode gets deep. Tiff and Tay will be discussing this episode this Thursday on the Heal Shit Podcast IG page live at 8:30pm EST and would love for you to take part in the discussion.  If you have questions or comments, send them to healshitpodcast@gmail.com or DM us at @healshitpodcast on Instagram today! Heal Shit podcast has nothing but love for you ladies! Tiff & Tay
52:07
February 22, 2021
What's This Healing Sh*t?!?
In this episode of the Heal Sh*t Podcast, Tiffany and Shanta talk about everyone's favorite buzz word...HEALING! Healing, defined as becoming sound or healthy again or alleviating one's distress or anguish seems to be the goal for 2021 but how do you kickstart your journey? The ladies break it down for you along with a few other key terms you need to know when talking about your mental health. They talk through triggers, trauma and personal accountability. Yes- actually taking responsibility for you, your thoughts and actions. There's so much great information packed in this episode so take a listen NOW and then share this episode with a friend or 10! Oh...And don't forget to follow Heal Sh*t Podcast on IG at @healshitpodcast so that you have the opportunity to join in on the live discussion about the episode for the week every Thursday at 8:30pm EST on IG Live. See, we don't just talk about healing, we walk you through it. Like, subscribe, share and thank you for rocking with Heal Sh*t Podcast! Tiff & Tay
50:25
February 15, 2021
That Freaky Deaky Sh*t!
Valentine's Day is right around the corner and as lovers of love, it was only right for us to record an episode about intimacy, sex and all that freaky deaky sh*t that keeps the fire lit in relationships. This conversation is so good! We touch on love languages, scheduling sex AND we are joined by a very special guest, Dr. Amanda Nicholson. Dr. Amanda “Mandy” Nicholson is your, not so conventional Southern Belle who enjoys her Sweet Tea with a side of conversation about intimacy building and Black women’s sexual identity development. She is an international speaker, licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and Sexologist. Her passion lies in helping Black women of Faith find their voice in and outside the bedrooms so that they can have the sex lives they desire. Dr. Amanda resides in the Metro Atlanta area, where she sees clients in her practice, In the Nick of Time Therapeutics and coaches Black women of faith in the Prude’s Guide to Intimacy coaching program (which will relaunch Fall 2021). Email: amanda@theprudesguide.com IG Handles: @theamandanicholson / @theprudesguide YouTube: The Prudes Guide to Intimacy Website: www.theprudesguide.com Books: Good Christian Sex by Bromleigh McCleneghan Righteous Discontent: The Women's Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880 - 1920 by Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham I didn't get to talk about the Song of Solomon and pleasure in the Bible but I highly suggest that people read: The Song of Songs (Soloman): Love Lyrics from the Bible translated by Marcia Falk We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode and we want you to stay connected with us. Head on over to IG now and follow our page @healshitpodcast where we meet on IG Live weekly (Thursdays) at 8:30pm EST or you can email your thoughts and questions to healshitpodcast@gmail.com. Don't forget to like, comment and subscribe to the platform. Tiff & Tay
01:29:59
February 8, 2021
Allow Us to Reintroduce Ourselves...and Sh*t!
Welcome to the first episode of the Heal Sh*t Podcast. During this episode, Tiffany & Shanta explain why they started the podcast, how they met, a little about what you can look forward to and why you should subscribe. Y'all...this episode is so good AND it gives you a little sneak peak into this season's content. After you're done listening, be sure to share this episode with a good girlfriend who you KNOW belongs in this tribe (even if they already are- Hey girl, Hey!) and don't forget to subscribe. Oh...and send in your questions, thoughts and even your feelings on the episode so we can connect with you Thursdays during So What Had Happened Was #SWHHW on the Heal Sh*t Podcast page every Thursday at 8:30pm EST. You can find us on IG via @healshitpodcast or you can reach us via email at Healshitpodcast@gmail.com We love you ladies so much and thank you for rocking with US!! Tiff & Tay
31:52
February 1, 2021
Heal Sh*t Podcast Trailer
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
You all have asked and the time is finally right for us to answer. We realized the healing, hope and sisterhood we were cultivating during our Virtual Connection calls and Pods & PR events needed to be shared on a larger scale. That's why we were all too excited (once the time was right) to begin creating this body of work we are certain will reach women (and men) everywhere. It's time y'all! Remember I promised to document my journey into purpose, right? Well, with new years come new responsibilities. So, Hey Purpose, Pods & PR has now become Heal Shit Podcast and not just that...your girl (Tiffany) has now become a Certified Life Coach! I have also invited my good sis, The Homegirl Therapist (Shanta Jackson- LCSW), to join the platform so now you get double doses of this magic and healing! Check out the trailer now and get ready to do the work as we take you on a healing journey! Tiff & Tay
07:15
January 15, 2021
Life is Good...You Know What I Mean?!?
Welcome to Season 2 of the podcast! As you know, Hey Purpose, Pods & PR chronicles Tiffany's journey as she navigates her purpose and this season we have some exciting updates for you! The first episode, Life is Good...You Know What I Mean?!? will address some of the things that have happened since the onset of #covid19 and where she is as of today. You'll also learn about up and coming events and hear from one of our sponsors. Buckle up for a very interesting season! Be sure to join us Friday, 7/3/20 on YouTube Live at 8pm EST for The Virtual Connection by clicking the following link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC05z8EQmmz6y2mTjwYiOQ3w You can also follow us on IG by clicking here, where you will receive up to date information on the latest news with the platform: https://www.instagram.com/pods_and_pr/ Visit our website at www.podsandpr.com today!
53:02
July 3, 2020
When God Knocks featuring Alexes Garrett
This episode has been long overdue! On this week's episode, Tiffany got the chance to sit down and talk with a long-time friend, Alexes Garrett, regarding her major life transition she experienced last year. During this episode, Tiffany and Alexes talk about faith, circumstance, character and so much more. It's the perfect episode for the person who believes they might have been tugged or called on by God and they're not sure how to respond. If you love the episode, don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and be sure to rate it and leave us a comment. You can also follow Tiffany on all social platforms or you can join The Virtual Connection calls that take place every Friday. Links to all of the information listed above found below. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pods_and_pr/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC05z8EQmmz6y2mTjwYiOQ3w/featured Website: www.podsandpr.com
50:19
May 21, 2020
Little Signs Everywhere
In this episode, Tiffany talks about receiving confirmation from God to confirm you're heading in the right direction. She explains what she's been up to during #covid while also encouraging you to stop playing with your purpose. It's a great pick-me-up-er if you've been having a week and just need a reminder of what you were brought here to do. If you enjoy the episode, don't forget to rate the podcast and leave a comment. You can also join Tiffany on her Virtual Connection calls absolutely FREE for a limited time every Friday on Zoom. Just visit www.podsandpr.com to find more information or click the link in bio on the Instagram page for Pods_and_pr.
21:56
May 14, 2020
I Choose Forgiveness with Sherrod Chisolm
On this episode of the podcast, Tiffany talks about what it means to exercise forgiveness as a leader. The interview features Sherrod, a former co-worker and close friend, and the two share their professional experience with forgiveness, detailing what it took to salvage a strained relationship after an unfortunate turn of events. This episode will help leaders understand the blessing in forgiving forward and help individual contributors work through the process of accountability. We would love to hear your thoughts at Tiffany@podsandpr.com
42:54
April 22, 2020
Don't Forget Your Grit- 10 Minutes with Tiff
In this quick episode, Tiffany talks about the importance of demonstrating grit, determination and intestinal fortitude. In today's world, it's so easy to hear the words "guard your mental health" and assume it means to not fight through circumstances and situations. Here's your reminder to keep going, even when it gets difficult. We have big dreams to make reality! I'm here to help you through it. Link to the Harvard Educational Review: https://www.hepg.org/her-home/issues/harvard-educational-review-volume-87-number-4/herbooknote/grit
18:22
April 20, 2020
Prepare for Success- 10 Minutes with Tiff
In this episode, Tiffany talks about the part of becoming successful many of us don't consider. Oftentimes, we think of success as wealth and notoriety but there's another layer that is equally as important and Tiffany talks about it. Get your pep talk from Tiff on preparing for success by listening to the episode now! We'd love to hear your comments on the episode. Email Tiffany at Tiffany@podsandpr.com or you can join us for the Virtual Connection for free Fridays at 8pm EST for a limited time! You can also visit the website at www.podsandpr.com for more information on our platform.
14:39
April 18, 2020
Get Started On Your Vision- 10 Minutes with Tiff
In this 10 Minutes with Tiff Episode, Tiffany provides 4 tips every person can use to get their visions off the ground. It's practical advice every believer can understand and relate to! Got thoughts about the episode? Share them via email at Tiffany@podsandpr.com. You can also join us Friday for the Virtual Connection by logging on to Zoom at 8pm EST and dialing 629-185-6207.
12:24
April 15, 2020
Give Credit Where It's Due
Give Credit Where It's Due is an episode discussing the way we value relationships. In this episode, Tiffany talks about some of the reasons relationships end and as well as ways you can show more appreciation and grace in your existing employment or personal relationships. It's an episode for everyone. Have you joined us for the Virtual Connection yet? If not, you should consider it! We meet Fridays at 8pm EST on Zoom and it's the perfect way to engage in meaningful dialogue with amazing women while empowering other female creatives. Connect with us on social media at Pods_and_pr or visit our website at www.podsandpr.com today! You can also share your thoughts on the episode by emailing Tiffany at Tiffany@podsandpr.com.
45:48
April 8, 2020
Now I Understand featuring Akrya Zilliner
Akyra finally recorded an episode with Tiffany! This week Tiffany is joined by her best friend, Akyra Zilliner (BKA Best Friend), to talk about a very important topic. The ladies revisit how they met, highlight moments throughout their relationship and share their thoughts on a trending topic that's got everyone's attention- mental health. This episode will help you understand the importance of having a confidant and supporter in your corner and will make you want to pick up the phone and call your best friend when you're done listening! Please be sure to share your thoughts by emailing Tiffany@podsandpr.com or you can rate and subscribe to the podcast. You can follow our Instagram page at Pods_and_pr and don't forget to follow Best Friend at @akyrazhair. If you're interested in joining us for the virtual connection on Fridays at 8:00 EST, click here: https://zoom.us/j/6291856207 Meetings are open to the first 100 attendees. Don't forget to visit the website at www.podsandpr.com to enroll in our email list so you can stay connected to the platform!
01:04:53
April 1, 2020
No-Thing is Greater Than Your Source- 10 Minutes with Tiff
In this quick 10 minute episode, Tiffany shares quick tips on guarding your mind and energy during Covid-19. This episode also serves as a little encouragement for those in her community who believe in a higher source as the one in control. It's the perfect start to your day. Share your thoughts by emailing her at Tiffany@podsandpr.com. You can also join us this Friday for the next Virtual Connection at 8pm EST. Zoom call-in number is 629-185-6207 and call is open to the first 100 women.
12:09
March 30, 2020
Celebrating Mom- A 10 Minute Tribute to Gillian Spivey
My mom, Gillian Yvette Spivey, was a mother of 5 who passed before the age of 41. As a junior in college, I could barely process what was happening and her passing traumatized my siblings, my family and forever shaped our lives in a way we never could have imagined. While it is painful to relive the experience and even difficult to talk about, I often reflect on the gifts and life-lessons handed down that make me who I am. I am grateful for her sacrifices and moved by her tenacity. Help me celebrate her birthday by listening to this episode.
09:00
March 27, 2020
Mend Your Heart with Carlinda Hairston
Today's podcast episode features Carlinda Hairston, a phenomenal mother, HR professional, massage therapist and a great friend of the platform. Carlinda speaks on the growth of Pods & PR, her experience with the platform and shares a few gems on self worth, healing and love, which started during last week's Virtual Connection. Carlinda also reveals a connection she's cultivated as a result of her attendance at a few Pods & PR events! This episode will leave you feeling inspired, accountable and excited about what's to come. You can meet Carlinda and many of the amazing women who are a part of the Pods & PR community by joining in on the Virtual Connection call this Friday at 8pm EST as we discuss episode 3 of the For Realness Sake podcast entitled I Am Enough.  Link to the podcast is: http://forrealnesssake.com/index.php/category/podcast/  Virtual doors open at 7:50pm EST on Zoom and the first 100 women will have access to the conversation. Set your alarm and save this link to join. Link to join the Virtual Connection:  https://zoom.us/j/6291856207 If you have any comments or thoughts on the episode, we would be honored to hear them! Email us at Tiffany@podsandpr.com and you can also visit our website at www.podsandpr.com
46:25
March 25, 2020
8 Ways to Lead Effectively as a WFH Leader
In addition to the cancellations, anxiety and concern caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many leaders have been forced to transition into leading a remote workforce and this is not an easy task! Thankfully, your podcast host has a wealth of experience in this space and this bonus episode will provide you with 8 tips to not only lead effectively as a remote leader, but to also create an engaging work-from-home environment. We recommend this episode for new leaders managing a remote workforce for the first time and even seasoned leaders who have been leading remotely forever because there is a possibility you may not have considered some of the tips mentioned throughout this episode. The book mentioned in the episode is titled 100 Things Successful People Do by Nigel Cumberland and it was ordered on Amazon, which we highly recommend. If you appreciate this episode, feel free to share it with those you know who may benefit from the content and be sure to subscribe to the podcast. We will be recording a ton of bonus content to get you through this crazy time in our nation's history! Email us at Tiffany@podsandpr.com and don't forget to visit the website at www.podsandpr.com
34:08
March 19, 2020
Remember Your Worth- Relationships With Your Employer
This month and heading into April, we are focusing on relationships. Our first in-person meeting was going to discuss romantic relationships but there is another relationship that carries just as much weight in our lives and that is the relationship with our employers, which can be great, or it can be toxic. As with any relationship, you have to know the value you add and you have to teach people how to treat you and I believe professional relationships can be the same. Naturally, there's a COVID-19 update tucked into this message because it is all we can seem to think about but we also begin the conversation about relationships with your job and how to keep an accurate perspective on the space you occupy in that relationship. We will discuss ways to clearly identify your value, how to recognize the value in others and most importantly, how to facilitate conversations with your manager about what you need from them to create reciprocal circumstances. It's a great listen! The topic on relationships runs deep so if you would like to ask a question or you have an area you'd like us to cover, please don't hesitate to leave us a message or email Tiffany@podsandpr.com. You can also join in on the conversation taking place on social media by following us on IG at @pods_and_pr. Be sure to look out for some of the cool prizes we will be giving away simply by participating!
58:23
March 18, 2020
My HBCU Changed My Life with Lani **Re-release**
When the podcast first began, Tiffany recorded an episode with her daughter, Lani, on her experience as a first year student at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University. It was one of the most downloaded episodes so even after re-launching, it made sense to throw this episode back in the mix. Both Tiffany and her husband are graduates of Florida A&M University and their love for HBCU's runs deep so trusting FAMU with their first born was not ever a question- we had to trust a school we love with a child we love even more! Lani will be coming home soon and when she does, we are going to update this episode and tell you what's been happening on The Hill because we feel our parents will find this information helpful and it may shape the way they navigate similar situations with their own children. We also think college students will benefit from the updates on her story so be sure to look out for it. In the meantime, enjoy this re-release and don't forget to like, subscribe and rate this podcast. Oh, and share it with others!
35:15
March 17, 2020
For the love of #Coronavirus- Special Episode
If you are anything like us, you're pretty tired of hearing about COVID-19. We've listened to all of the news reports and the information they've made available to us and right now, we know that #Coronavirus has killed 3.5% of reported cases worldwide while 56.6% of cases have recovered and 40% are currently ill. We also know those who are most at risk are over the age of 60+ years and have underlying conditions. It's natural to have concern but don't allow fear to guide your reaction. Be sensible, protect yourself, wash your hands and most importantly, focus on your immune system and build your defense internally. Consume lots of fresh veggies and fruits, exercise to get your blood circulating, avoid stress and stressful situations and take supplements like echinacea, elderberry, moringa and turmeric. We are stronger than Coronavirus and we are much more sensible than America gives us credit for being! If you've got questions about this episode, feel free to email Tiffany@podsandpr.com and we are happy to find answers to your questions if we don't have them. For those of you in Tampa Bay, see you April 4th at Livy O's for our #relationshipgoals podclub meeting featuring the For Realness Sake podcast. Tickets on sale now at www.podsandpr.com We love you all and stay safe!
14:59
March 15, 2020
Start Where You Are
Tiffany decided to start the journey over again and what better way than to remove all of the older content and focus on publishing fresh, new content that better aligns with the latest direction of the platform. Tiffany talks about why she deleted most of her first season, what the podcast will be about and shares a few gems on the value of self control and why it shouldn't be viewed as suppression. Hey Purpose, Pods & PR originally aired in 2019 as Pods & PR the podcast but after building more on the foundation of the platform, Tiffany discovered that it was not only time to rename the platform...it was time to redefine what the platform would stand for. This is a great episode to start with and better understand what to expect as you take this journey with us. As always, don't forget to subscribe and anytime you enjoy an episode, don't be afraid to share it. You can even leave a rating or email us at Tiffany@podsandpr.com. Tiffany releases new episodes every Wednesday so be on the lookout for the latest content and you can even follow us on all social media platforms by searching for Pods_and_pr or on the website at www.podsandpr.com. Thanks for rocking with us!
42:09
March 11, 2020
The New Generation with JJ
Over the last 2.5 years, Tiffany and her family have lived in 3 different states and while the moves were all positive, they can have lasting impacts. As parents, we don't always consider the impact of these transitions on our children. Tiffany decided to sit down with her son JJ to ask him about his feelings on the transitions and to get a better understanding of what it is like to be a teenager in today's society. Not only did she find out things she wasn't expecting, she was pleasantly surprised by the gems her son dropped! We'd love to hear your feedback after you listen to the episode. You can email us at Tiffany@podsandpr.com today and don't forget to like and subscribe to the podcast if you enjoyed the episode.
30:11
March 4, 2020
Do it For the Gram!
In the day and age of social media, so many people are lost behind the facade they create which often times masks the person they actually are. Unconsciously, many have assumed the responsibility of portraying a life they don't live, acting like someone they have no intention of becoming and it makes it really difficult to develop authentic connections with people. This is one of the many reasons we, in today's society, are classified as reportedly being more lonely and depressed than every other generation. Appearances are great for stages and programs but in real life, authenticity is key. Hear from Tiffany on why "Doing it for the Gram" is not what we should be doing! If you want to share feedback on this episode, please email Tiffany@podsandpr.com. You can also connect with Tiffany online by following Pods_and_pr on all major platforms or on LinkedIn by searching for Tiffany Y. Ellis.
30:15
February 26, 2020
Bad Ass and Strong as Hell! with Alisha Beeman
We are back with our second installment of the Mind, Body and Wealth Edition and this episode is definitely a treat. In this episode, I got the chance to sit down with Alisha Beeman, Fitness & Lifestyle Coach based out of Tampa, FL to talk all about diet, exercise, health and overall wellness. A little about Alisha- Alisha Beeman is a Fitness and Lifestyle Coach from Tampa, Florida and helps high achieving, bad ass women get strong as hell, find balance in their lives and gain the energy to pour back into their career. She trains out of Elevate St. Pete as well as maintains an online presence, offering virtual coaching services to those who are not located in the Central Florida Area. Alisha shared so much with me during this episode and I am certain you'll love it. To keep up with her after the interview,  follow her on IG @AlishaBeeman or on Facebook at Alisha Beeman and you can also email her at Alishabeeman2@gmail.com. Be sure to listen to the entire episode because there is a special treat somewhere in there for my ladies of the Tampa Bay Area!! As always, if you love the episode, don't forget to favorite it on Apple Podcasts and subscribe and check us out online by visiting www.podsandpr.com where you can keep up with all the amazing things happening in our world!
51:34
January 20, 2020
I Got That Juice with Fathiyyah Doster
In this episode Tiffany sits down with Fathiyyah Doster, CEO of Juice Defined and Preeclampsia advocate to talk health, wellness and nutrition. A Miami native, Fathiyyah is the mother of a 10 year old daughter and received her Bachelors degree from the University of South Florida before going on to pursue her Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College. Fathiyyah shares her personal story with HELLP syndrome and preeclampsia, educates us on juicing and even shares a recipe to get us started! You can follow Fathiyyah on Instagram at @juicedefined or by visiting her website at www.thejuicedefined.com today! If you enjoy this episode, leave a comment and don't forget to subscribe and favorite us on Apple Podcasts. If you've got a topic you want us to cover, send us an email at Tiffany@podsandpr.com today and don't forget to connect with us on all social media platforms at pods_and_pr. Oh, and get your tickets to our next event by logging on to the website at www.podsandpr.com today!
56:34
January 14, 2020
My WHY
There are many reasons we choose to live a life of service and it's important for people to understand your why when they are deciding whether or not to listen to your thoughts or even engage with your platform. Listen to this episode from Tiffany as she explains the reasons she's created her nonprofit organization, her development platform, Pods and PR, and why she is choosing to live a life of service as a leader. Her scriptural reference is Philippians 2:3. If you enjoy the episode, please feel free to share it with others, like it on Apple podcasts or favorite it on your streaming platform and don't forget to subscribe. You can also follow Pods and PR on IG @pods_and_pr, on FB as Pods_and_PR and on YouTube at Pods & PR. Pods and PR will be coming to a city near you in 2020! Register in your city by logging on to www.podsandpr.com and choosing your city's digital ticket under merchandise.
38:12
December 3, 2019
It's Already In You
Sometimes we don't realize that the qualities we admire in others or the tools we believe we need to reach our next destination are often already in us. Many of us set goals during 2019- did we accomplish them? What goals are we setting for 2020? Tiffany shares a quick thought on using what is "Already In You" to live out your purpose and become the best version of yourself NOW! Tiffany also hosts a traveling social community and development platform that is currently in Dallas, Miami, Tampa and Atlanta, adding Raleigh, NC to the tour early 2020! You can check out video recaps and testimonials on YouTube by searching Pods & PR or you can also follow the platform on FB and IG at Pods_and_pr today. To email your questions or comments to Tiffany, send messages to Tiffany@podsandpr.com. If you enjoy this podcast, don't forget to subscribe, rate and comment on Apple Podcasts today. XOXO, The Pods & PR Team
24:15
November 17, 2019
I Lead, Lead and You Can Too!
If you are a leader, want to be a leader, work with other leaders and want to better understand how to be effective in a leadership capacity, this episode is for you! Tiffany pulls back the layers to talk about key aspects of leadership, from effectiveness to your credibility as a leader and most importantly the humility required to serve as a leader. This episode will push you into action providing practical steps towards improvement. Tiffany loves leadership and development and has over a decade of leadership experience. She currently leads formal training classes (through her training services) on Servant Leadership and Performance Management and she also hosts an informal development platform and social community called Pods & PR which travels to different cities monthly. You can purchase tickets to the October and November meetings on Eventbrite now and you can keep up with Pods & PR on IG at @pods_and_pr or on Facebook at Pods_and_pr today. You can also email Tiffany at Tiffany@podsandpr.com with questions. Thank you for listening and we can't wait to meet you at one of our meetings!
41:51
October 12, 2019
Okay, We Got The Memo!
After listening to the audio book The Memo by Minda Harts, Tiffany felt compelled to share her perspective on the message with her audience. Having worked on Property & Casualty Insurance Leadership for over 10 years, Tiffany has her own share of stories about diversity and inclusion, intersectionality and the journey of the minority female in corporate settings so this book resonates with her on many levels. She believes you’ll connect with the message also. If you’re a part of the Pods & PR ATL family, the conversation will continue November 9th at The Oliver Chamblee during the next Pods & PR podclub meeting. Tickets available on Eventbrite now! You can also email Tiffany with any questions at Tiffany@podsandpr.com
42:42
October 10, 2019