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the journey is now

the journey is now

By Thejourneyisnow
Ashley and Cathie just two best friends who have worked, lived and known each other going on 15 years. Who happened to meet off of MySpace. Sharing their journey in vulnerability, self love, personal experiences, struggling in the creative world and so much more. Life is a journey and the journey is now, so come along every Monday to get inspired.

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Dating after divorce ft. Tiffany Bales
On today’s episode we have a special guest Ashley’s sister Tiffany Bales! We talk about how to navigate the dating world after a divorce as a single mom. The process of finding yourself again, being bold, not settling and some crazy date stories that you NEED to hear... Just know that you’re not alone if you’re going through something like this 🤍 This episode is sponsored by anchor. Follow @tiffanybaleswriter @thejourneyisnowpodcast
42:58
August 16, 2021
Join our book club
This weeks episode is all about books that are a must READ! We discuss our favorite books and Ashley spills some juicy deets about her thriller and self help picks. We hope this inspires you to read one of these books because you’ll be HOOKED. This episode is sponsored by Anchor || Follow @thejourneyisnowpodcast
39:03
August 9, 2021
Would you rather ft. Caroline Deery
On today’s episode we have the lovely Caroline Deery back for a game of would you rather/this or that! A lot of laughs, quirky questions and candid conversations that you’re not going to want to miss. Make sure to listen to our past episode with Caroline if you haven’t already ‘Let go of your ego.’ This episode is sponsored by Anchor. Follow @thejourneyisnowpodcast || @carodeery @ohdeerydeerymepodcast
42:39
August 2, 2021
Life update
This weeks episode is all about life updates, since we haven’t put any episodes out this month. We wanted to share some things we’ve been experiencing and hope you enjoy! *** this episode is sponsored by anchor. Follow @thejourneyisnowpodcast for more updates!
20:42
July 26, 2021
Dating band boys ft. Paige MacDonald
This is a SPECIAL episode with one of our best friends Paige MacDonald. We have a open conversation about how it’s really like dating guys in bands. From having a song written about her, to dating one of the sweetest gems of a guy from the band Flor, to how we all met. Listen and hope you laugh along with us and make sure to stream our favorite band Flor! Follow @paigeejenna @thejourneyisnowpodcast // this episode is sponsored by anchor
49:09
June 21, 2021
Near death experiences
This episode is a candid conversation about some near death experiences. We just watched a quiet place 2 so wanted to share some things in our personal lives that really made our hearts jump out of our chests! We live life to the fullest soooooo these experiences haven’t stopped us at all in any way! Listen along and share your experiences with us on our socials @thejourneyisnowpodcast this episode is sponsored by anchor
37:12
June 14, 2021
Happily single ft. Bonnie Prybycien
On today’s episode we have a special guest Ashley’s mom Bonnie Prybycien! We talk about not settling, the struggles of being a single mother and have open discussions about life, heartbreak and more! Get a different perspective from Bonnie and her generation. We hope you walk away feeling inspired! DO NOT SETTLE :) ***this episode is sponsored by anchor! Follow us @thejourneyisnowpodcast
35:49
May 24, 2021
We’re not really strangers
In this episode ashley & cathie play a round of we’re not really strangers. The game helps to deepens relationships & connection so listen to them play and have candid conversations about their journeys with these questions. It gets deep & vulnerable! This episode is sponsored by anchor. Follow @thejourneyisnowpodcast
50:06
May 17, 2021
Hi mom :)
This weeks episode Ashley and Cathie talk about their personal relationships with their moms in honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday. They also share some gift ideas that are perfect for all moms! *** this episode is sponsored by anchor. Follow @thejourneyisnowpodcast on Instagram
23:14
May 3, 2021
Let’s talk social media
On this episode Ashley & Cathie talk candidly about social media since they both have been working in it for 5+ years! They talk about the pros and cons, the mental health factor, and a little inside scoop behind some of the things they’ve done while working in the digital industry! It’s not all bad so don’t you worry. *** this episode is sponsored by anchor. Make sure to follow our Instagram @thejourneyisnowpodcast
44:56
April 26, 2021
Let go of your ego ft. Caroline Deery
On this episode we have a special guest our dearest friend Caroline Deery! We candidly talk about how the ego can get in the way of how you live your life. Learn that things aren’t always about you. Through laughter and conversation listen to our journeys with letting go of the ego! **** this episode is sponsored by anchor. Make sure to follow @thejourneyisnowppdcast and @carodeery || @ohdeerydeerymepodcast
37:31
April 19, 2021
How to balance your life
This week’s episode is all about how to balance your life. Here are some of the things that we do, that will lead to a more balanced lifestyle. Listen to your body and learn how to give yourself rest, doing pilates in the park, socializing, a balanced diet and knowing when to stop working. Candid conversations about the things we do to balance our lives! Ending with bonus questions. **** this episode is sponsored by Anchor.
25:39
April 12, 2021
Embarrassing moments
This weeks episode is all about embarrassing moments... yikes! Ashley & Cathie have candid conversations about a few embarrassing moments they’ve had. We all have them and they’ll leave you red in the face but they make for great stories. This episode is sponsored by Anchor. Follow @thejourneyisnowpodcast
28:26
March 29, 2021
Create your own luck
This episode is all about how when you put yourself out there magical things happen. We have a candid conversation about winning some contests - which includes our first time to NYC. We hope this inspires you to put yourself out there more and do things that scare you, you just might come into some “luck.” Ending with a bonus question! This is our journey of navigating “creating luck.” *** this episode is sponsored by anchor.
25:35
March 22, 2021
Diving deep ft. Darian Allberry
On this episode we have a special guest and good friend Darian Allberry. We talk about the crazy story of how we all met and continue to be present in each others lives, while not living in the same state. We ask deep questions and play a little round of we’re not strangers. From strangers to staying with each other for days... enjoy our candid conversations! *** this episode is sponsored by Anchor
51:40
March 15, 2021
Dating during the pandemic
In this episode we talk about both of our dating experiences during the global pandemic. Navigating dating apps, heartbreak, finding out what we really deserve and a bit of disappointment. Our stories are real and raw it’s been quite the journey but we’re ready to open up about our experiences. We hope this episode inspires you to date with intentions and really keep putting yourself out there.... thank you to the guys that hurt us because it’s only made us stronger and that much closer to finding the ones we really deserve. ***This episode is sponsored by anchor
45:17
March 8, 2021
Sustainable lifestyle
This episode is all about how Ashley and Cathie changed to live a more sustainable lifestyle. They even talk about sustainable periods and so much more. Let’s face it no one is perfect but these are little things they do to help make an impact on the environment. They end with juicy bonus questions so you won’t want to miss this episode!
40:51
March 1, 2021
Friendship heartbreak ft. Teren Mabry
Friends can break your heart too... featuring our first guest and great friend Teren Mabry. We all share our experiences with friendship heartbreak.  Make sure to follow our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thejourneyisnowpodcast/ **This episode is sponsored by anchor. 
56:09
February 22, 2021
Sad bops
On this episode we play a game we made up where we guess the lyrics to some of our favorite sad songs. Play the game with us and see if we can think of the song title on the spot! Maybe you discover your next favorite song from this or just get a good laugh. We love a good sad bop!  Make sure to follow our Instagram: https://instagram.com/thejourneyisnowpodcast?igshid=1xrq4npi6l93l *this episode is sponsored by anchor https://anchor.fm
35:07
February 15, 2021
Romanticizing friendship
This episode is all about our specific BFF dates, dates we’ve taken our friends on and recreating dates that romantic partners have taken us on. Join us as we reminisce and maybe you end up taking yourself or a friend or loved one on a date after this! Make sure to follow our Instagram: https://instagram.com/thejourneyisnowpodcast?igshid=1xrq4npi6l93l *this episode is sponsored by anchor https://anchor.fm
47:05
February 8, 2021
Following your dreams, loving yourself and the journey to happiness
This episode is all about our experiences with following our dreams in LA the depression that sinks in when you’re not doing what you love. Finding ourselves- the ongoing journey to loving yourself and building that relationship. We end with the journey to happiness aka the little things that make our day! Hopefully our stories inspire you! Be sure to connect with us and follow our journey on https://www.instagram.com/thejourneyisnowpodcast/ This episode is sponsored by anchor. You can download the anchor app and start a podcast of your own visit https://anchor.fm
40:01
February 1, 2021
Yup We Met off of MySpace
Ashley and Cathie here! just two best friends living a creative life in LA on a budget, who met off of MySpace. Get to know us on a whole other level with this introduction episode. We talk about having a good support system, creative life and sharing a room for 7 years and well more! This is our journey and the journey is now.  Make sure to follow our Instagram: https://instagram.com/thejourneyisnowpodcast?igshid=1xrq4npi6l93l *this episode is sponsored by anchor https://anchor.fm 
27:01
January 25, 2021