Women For Greatness Podcast

Women For Greatness Podcast

By Sarena Hess
Welcome to the Women For Greatness Podcast, where I share inspiring interviews and stories with women and for women to be empowered to pursue their goals in life.
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Ep. 57 Her Confidence Journey. Live Interview W/Alex Garzaro
Hey! Welcome back to The Women For Greatness Podcast. In today's episode we are diving in with Alex all about her confidence journey.  I hope you enjoy this episode!  Topics Mentioned:  Alex losing 65 lbs and the mindset shift that happened as a result. How her confidence evolved as she stepped into owning her own business. How important celebrating your victories when you're changing your life. How to STOP down playing your achievements. Why people fall off from chasing their goals. EMAIL LIST: hhttps://mailchi.mp/bc7eba722fbe/httpssarenahesscom SHOWNOTES: https://sarenahess.com/ep-57/ PODCAST INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/ FOLLOW ALEX: https://www.instagram.com/alexgarzaro/
49:04
April 22, 2020
Ep. 56 Live Interview: Her Confidence Journey W/Crystal Meyer
Everyones journey in self confidence is different. In this new series we are be going to be diving into the stories of confident women. This week I interviewed Crystal. At 18 her mom passed away, and Crystal found herself quickly planning her mom’s funeral and figuring out her new life. Fast forward a few years she met her husband and realized she had never really dealt with her inside grief. She had to start at square 1 building and creating confidence. In this interview Crystal Shares her journey with self esteem and the key factors that she did to gain confidence. Things that Crystal mentioned that helped her included: Stopping ruminating thoughts. Going to therapy and learning how to calmly communicate her needs with her husband. Journaling and actually taking the time to process her inside emotions. Eating well and taking care of her physical health. Keep on pursuing YOUR greatness! XO, -Sarena https://sarenahess.com/ep-56/
51:13
April 4, 2020
EP. 55 Food Used to Control Her Life, But Not Anymore. -Emily Bott
Hey Faithful friend! Thanks for sticking with us for the Women For Greatness Podcast!  Please make sure you follow Emily after you listen to this episode. Her IG handle is @letsgetem__ Let me know what type of upcoming interviews you want to hear or topics you'd like me to cover!  Read some show notes here! https://sarenahess.com/ep-55/
36:28
March 29, 2020
Ep. 54 Why We Need To Open Up About Our Struggles. W/Olivia Roux
Interviewing Olivia during this weekend was an absolute blessing. In this interview she shares her journey of dealing with anxiety, depression, and panic attacks. “I want other people to know they are not alone. For a long time I thought it was just me.” The key things we talk about are: How important it is to find someone to talk to through your struggles. Even if you’re ashamed or embarrassed. Practical advice to calming down from a panic attack. Olivia shares what panic attacks feel like for her. In a season of loneliness and rejection, Olivia started having extreme feelings of isolation.  She shared that she wouldn’t have been able to get through it without the support of her mom and best friends. EMAIL LIST: https://sarenahess.com/email/ SHOWNOTES: https://sarenahess.com/ep-54/ PODCAST INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/ FOLLOW OLIVIA: https://www.instagram.com/liv_roux/
51:40
November 14, 2019
EP. 53 The Inside Scoop About Virtual Assistants. W/April Wilhelm
Why hello Episode 53. Thank you as always for being a member of the Women For Greatness Community.  Don't forget to screenshot this episode and post it on your insta-story so we can stalk you. 😉  In this episode we chat about so many things!  Including:  We talk about how she dove into the world of being a Virtual assistant, and she started. April shares what a virtual assistant actually is and does. We dive into specific strategies to overcome people pleasing. Including April’s Lipstick mirror reminders. It’s okay to say no. It’s okay to have different expectations. How in a healthy way you can gain control of situations. EMAIL LIST: https://sarenahess.com/email/ SHOWNOTES: https://sarenahess.com/ep-53-april/ PODCAST INSTA:https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/ FOLLOW APRIL: https://www.instagram.com/itsaprilwilhelm/
50:55
October 29, 2019
Ep. 52 Create A Healthy Relationship With Your Phone. - Solo Round
Thanks for listening to another episode of The Women For Greatness Podcast.  Join the email club here.  In this episode we explore different ideas and ways that you can have a healthy relationship with your phone.  Let's face it, our phones are taking over and we need to figure out how to balance screens and our real lives.  SHOWNOTES: https://sarenahess.com/ep-52/ PODCAST INSTA:https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/
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October 2, 2019
Ep. 51 Emotional Eating, Self Hatred Workouts, and How Do We Really Love Our Bodies? W/Health Coach Amanda Gutierrez
Hey! Welcome to Season 2 of the Women For Greatness Podcast.  Thank you for hanging out with me today as you listen to this episode. Don't forget to take a screenshot of this episode and post it up on your Insta story so I can see where you're watching at.  Today's episode if FULL of so many helpful topics when it comes to our physical health.  We had on Amanda as our guest and we chatted all about: Emotional eating, her story of losing 40lbs in 4 months, what self control means to her and so much more. I hope you enjoy this podcast episode.  SHOWNOTES: https://sarenahess.com/ep-51/ AMANDA'S INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/amanda.c.gutierrez/ PODCAST INSTA:https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/
57:55
September 19, 2019
Ep. 50 What I Want To Tell My Anxious Friend... Season 1 Finale
Enter the Giveaway here: https://gleam.io/0CQb5/women-for-greatness-giveaway  Closes on Sunday (9/15) at 11:59 PM.  50 dang episodes. That’s a ton. The first part of this episode is a reflection of what the past 50 episodes have been and an encouragement for you to chase after your dream.  Today’s podcast episode is about Anxiety: In this episode I talk about how anxiety affects your confidence levels. How Anxiety can stop you from being yourself. An exercise to shifting perspective of what other people perceive of you. SHOWNOTES: https://sarenahess.com/2019/09/11/ep-50/ PODCAST INSTARGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/
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September 11, 2019
Ep. 49 What Happens On Union Avenue. (The Truth About Sex Trafficking) -Doug Bennett
In this episode I have on the Founder and Creator of Magdalene Hope which is an organization that fights sex trafficking in Bakersfield. Doug teaches so many things about the Sex Trafficking industry and how we can join the fight.  To get involved download worksheet here.  He Explains Topics Such As: The difference between prostitution and human trafficking. The 3 different types of human trafficking. Guerrilla trafficking. Lover boy trafficking. Family trafficking. The #1 reason why drug dealers are switching drugs to become traffickers. Tips to identifying someone who might be in a trafficking situation. Situations to be watchful for so you aren't trafficked. Doug shares the nerve racking story of how they rescued a woman in Oildale 2 years ago. Read the show notes here: https://sarenahess.com/2019-08-25-ep-49-doug-bennett/ Follow Magdalene Hope on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/magdalene.hope/ Follow The Podcast on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/
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August 30, 2019
Ep. 48 How To AVOID Burnout, Get Better At Your Craft, And Her Story. -Kayla Irene
The journey to entrepreneurship is bumpy. And that is no exception for Kayla either.  In this episode Kayla reveals how she stays inspired in her creative process.  How she stumbled into photography.  Shares her story that led up to where she is now.  Get you FREE GUIDE to looking better photos here! https://mailchi.mp/46d091537ae7/ep-48-freebie Kayla created this guide just for YOU!  Read the show notes: https://sarenahess.com/2019/08/19/ep-48-kayla-irene/ Follow Kayla on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/kaylairenephotography/ Follow the podcast on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/
1:03:56
August 20, 2019
Ep. 47 Two Movies You Gotta Watch ASAP. -Solo Round
I know your weekend plans probably already consistent of watching Netflix with some buttered popcorn so I did you a favor and included 2 movies you NEED to check out ASAP.  These two movies taught me so much about how far we've come as women in society and in the world. And how far to come we still have to go. This episode is full of my reflections from two very powerful movies that you need to get your hands on ASAP.  To read the show notes. https://sarenahess.com/2019/08/02/episode-47/ To follow the podcast on instagram,  https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/
18:42
August 7, 2019
Ep. 46 What Will Your Life Be Like When You're 80? Questions W/Grandma DD
In this interview I get to talk with my grandma DD.  To find the show notes for this episode click here.  Ever wonder what life is going to be like when you get older? Do you wonder how it all is going to turn out and if you lived a good life?  In this episode I got to interview my Grandma DD who just turned 80! *Yay!!* In this episode we learn all about Grandma DD’s life.  We talk family history, her best life moments, the obstacles she overcame in working as a single mom of 5, and the hardest things that she has ever been through as well. 
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July 24, 2019
Ep. 45 This Mistake Held Me Up For So Long. About The 80/20 Rule. -Solo Round
Hi love bug!  Thank you for taking the time to hangout with me today.  I'm so grateful to have you in my little greatness community.  Let me know if this episode was encouraging for you.  Don't forget to follow the podcast on Instagram here.  If you want to find the show notes, click here! If you have any questions floating around your head you want to ask feel free to send me an email at sarenahess@gmail.com. 
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July 2, 2019
Ep. 44 Is Chasing Your Passion Selfish? & The 2 Types of Confidence. -Rubi Z
Episode is chatting all things creativity.  When I first asked Rubi to be on the show, I knew she would be a great fit.  She is excited about her work, constantly reinventing ideas and concepts and ways she can storyteller through photos.  This episode was a joy to record and I hope you walk away with inspiration or a fresh idea from it.  " The 3 things that make Rubi, Rubi.  Rubi is a specialized wedding photographer with an editorial touch with a heartfelt emotion. She has been capturing photos for 11 years.  When Rubi had her son at 9 months old she started crying in the driveway one day. She felt like she was failing as a mother and failing as an employee. So she decided to make her own way. She sat in the driveway thinking: “Lord, there really has to be something else?” "  To read the rest of the show notes visit our website over at  https://sarenahess.com/2019/04/25/rubi-z/ Also, make sure to be following along the podcast on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/ And If you want to follow Rubi on Instagram it's  https://www.instagram.com/rubizphoto/
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June 12, 2019
Ep. 43 The Art of Creating Content. W/Lauren LeBouef
My friend Lauren is an avid content creator and she shares what it has been like documenting her life online since 2014.  This episode was a blast to record as I got to selfishly ask her the questions I wanted to know and you might have wanted to know about too.  For show notes visit here.  Follow Lauren on instagram! Listen to her podcast here. Follow her podcast instagram here! And as always keep on pursuing your greatness. 
42:46
June 3, 2019
*BONUS.* I Ghosted you last month. 👻 What happened in May?
I kinda fell off the radar all of May on accident so here is a random chit chatty style episode talking about some of the random places I went and what exactly I was working on. This episode is more conversational so if you want something with a little more substance feel free to skip ahead to the next episode.
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June 3, 2019
Ep. 42 The Two Questions To Ask Your Fear. -Solo Round
Ever feel trapped in fear?  Me too sister friend. And in this episode I share 2 stories with you about how I've overcome fear. I by no means am an expert and I am learning daily but these are the things that we need to face.  I hope these two questions challenge you!  Visit the show notes here: 
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April 19, 2019
Ep. 41 Get Your Money Together Sis. W/Amanda D.
Hi friends! It's been a minute. Welcome back to the Woman For Greatness Podcast! Today you get to meet my financial wiz friend Amanda DiGiacomo. After starting her business in January she has hit the ground running in doing what she has to to have a successful business. She has so many nuggets of wisdom!! In this episode Amanda reveals: Her biggest tip when it comes to networking. The questions you should ask your boyfriend before getting married.  How to budget.  In this episode we mentioned wonderful resources like apps like Mint (Which I use and Love),  Acorn, Stash, And Vimvest. Read the full show notes here:   https://sarenahess.com/2019/04/05/ep-41/  Follow the Podcast's instagram here:  https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/ Follow Amanda's Instagram here:  https://www.instagram.com/atlasfinancialsolutionsca/ Thank you for supporting this show!
58:27
April 9, 2019
Ep. 40 Oops I Quit My Job. -Solo Round
Hi friends,  I just wanted to do a bit of a life update for this episode. I QUIT! Yay!! In this episode I dive into the why, the what I'm doing now, and some encouragement for you if you're at a job that you less than love.  If you're looking for show notes you can always find them on the website! Click here! 
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March 27, 2019
Ep. 39 You Don't Have To Be Who You've Always Been. -With Morgs Eliz
If you have ever felt trapped in one spot this episode will hit home for you. In Morgan's life she has pivoted her career 4 times and each day she is living vibrantly and full to the brim with gratitude. Morgan switched from being an Ironman, to designer, to fitness coach, to now a business coach.  If in this season of life you are feeling a pull to move in a new direction. Hearing Morgan's story might empower you to do just that.  Find the show notes for this episode here!
42:30
March 15, 2019
Ep. 38 STOP PLAYING SMALL. IN LIFE -Solo Round
hi friends! This week I wanted to drop a tough love bomb.  I love you and I want to see you each your best self.  But you won't find that person until you put in the time to improve your skill. What is the greats never took the time to refine their skill? What is Oprah was never Oprah? Or if Tony Robbins didn't want to work on himself? What if Gordon Ramsey never practiced cooking? How would your life change if they never did anything? If you're looking for show notes, click here!
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March 6, 2019
Ep. 37 Creating Your Own Brand & The Kick in the Pants You NEED to Finally Start Your Business . W/Chanté (Founder of Roses and Rosé)
Hi ladies!  This is episode 37 and I had a blast recording with Chanté. She lives in sunny San Diego and is the founder of a luxurious beauty brand called Roses and Rosé. I fell in love with her brand over a year ago and have been stalking her ever since. Thank you Chanté! For full show notes, please check out Sarenahess.com
40:28
February 21, 2019
Ep. 36 Valentine's Day Q & A with Ben. (How we met, how did I know he was "the one", our first kiss, and more!)
Hi ladies!  Happy Valentine's Day! Today whether you are at home watching a chickflick eating pizza or you're all dolled up for a night on the town I hope you love this episode.  We answer questions that you guys sent me on Instagram.  PS who else thinks that Ben had a little too much fun in this episode?? There are show notes available on the blog.  https://sarenahess.com/category/the-podcast/
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February 14, 2019
Ep. 35 Becoming Your Best. // Being an athlete, discipline, comparison, and growth. W/Jorie Caneta
Hello sweet friends we're back in action. I'm happy to serve you with another episode with week and this is for all the swimmers out there.  You get to meet my friend Jorie.  She is someone that I have admired for many years and I know you'll love this episode! "Jorie first jumped in the pool when she was 8 years old because her mom wanted to hangout with the other moms. The first year for her totally sucked..." To read the full show notes visit the blog sarenahess.com and look up the show notes part. 
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February 13, 2019
Ep. 34 My Favorite Ways To Rest. Life Advice -Solo Round
This is a more chill episode where I get to share my 7 favorite ways to rest right now.  If you're feeling stressed out, grab a cup of tea and check this episode out.  You can find the show notes here: https://sarenahess.com/2019/01/30/ep-34-my-favorite-ways-to-rest-solo-round/
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January 30, 2019
Ep. 33 Owning Your Creativity// Creating Community, IG Ads, & Youtube W/Emily Hernandez
Ep. 33 we chat about her journey of as an OG Youtube. She grew her account when she was immersed in the beauty and fashion world.  We chat about: -Not being afraid to start your dreams.  -Tips to showing up on camera. -What it's like to partner with businesses.  -Every lil detail in between.     Hope you all enjoy!!  Visit the show notes here. 
50:08
January 22, 2019
Ep. 32 The REAL Reason You Are NOT Living your Best Life. -Solo Round
Hi friends! Back in action after that December break which was soooo needed. Happy to be back and serving you though.  Some great upcoming guests headed your way, but until then I wanted to serve you some tough love.  This episode is all bout being honest with yourself.  Do you really want to change your life? It's based off something I learned about in church.  Hope you enjoy!  If you have any questions about the show or future topic ideas, let me know! I love to hear your feedback and opinion. It means so much.
14:54
January 10, 2019
Ep. 31 Chasing the Magic in Big Dreams. With Actress, Fit Model, and Director -Danielle Argyros
Danielle got casted as a background character for the movie Public Enemies  with Johnny Depp. From that first time of being on a real set, Danielle was hooked. She quickly learned that these movie directors and producers were making magic.  And she wanted to be a part of it. Moving to LA at 21 Danielle was on a mission to make Magic. Danielle got a Notepad and filled it with the loosest connections. She relied on this notepad of people that she never had met. She was insanely brave to reach out via email, or phone call. Find the full show notes at https://sarenahess.com/2018/12/28/ep-31-danielle/
50:09
January 2, 2019
Ep. 30 Being an Influencer// How it all Happened For Her. -Alex Centomo
I'm so proud to bring you this episode. It's easily one of my favorites thus far. I'm so humbled to be on this podcast journey with you. In this episode I'm sharing my friend Alex Centomo. She has a unique job of being a full time Instagrammer and Youtuber. She works with huge brands including Abercrombie, Windsor, and Revolve. Alex really showed up for this episode and I'm so happy to share this episode with you! Looking for show notes? Find them here: sarenahess.com/category/the-podcast/ Follow the Podcast on Instagram: www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/ Follow Alex on Instagram: www.instagram.com/alexcentomo/
34:41
December 5, 2018
Ep. 29 How She Lives A Radiant Life. // Her Story of Grief and Growth in the Midst of Loss. -Kassidy
OOPS! I messed up in the first 5 seconds. This is episode 29! Not 28. Guess I need more coffee. Anyways, This episode shares my friend Kassidy Owen. Her story of growth and loss is one that is powerful. I have never seen someone use their life's story to empower people in the sense that Kassidy does. Kassidy Doesn't shy away from difficult topics. Instead she leans in when the conversation gets difficult. She sits in it with you. She has been there. This woman is an inspiration and my definition of a Woman Made For Greatness. Shownotes: Instagram:
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November 22, 2018
Ep. 28 Don't Forget Your Health In The Hustle. With Founder of Zeal Pressed Juicery. -W/Aileen
This episode is juicy. Literally lol I got to chat with the founder of Zeal Pressed Juicery which is a juice bar that is opening in Bakersfield in April. Aileen is a drive mother, wife, and business owner. In this episode we uncover the biggest difference between eating healthy to love your body and eating healthy to punish your body. This episode is a good one and I hope it inspires you to chug some green juice. Don't forget to find the show notes online at Sarenahess.com.
32:27
November 8, 2018
Ep. 27 Self Doubt + Comparison. Thoughts, Tips, How to Beat 'Em. -Solo Round
This is the latest episode of Women for Greatness Podcast. This episode was requested by one of my friends and I was happy to share some ideas on how to get over self doubt and comparison. I hope you enjoy the episode! Any questions feel free to email me at sarenahess@gmail.com.
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October 25, 2018
Ep. 26 How To Accomplish BIG THINGS at a Young Age. W/ Molly Koon
Ever want to start something? Cool. Molly wanted to do that too. And she did. She went on a mission trip once. That inspired her to go back again. At 19, alone for 2 months. That takes guts. After her second mission trip she realized. Someone needs to speak up for these kids in Liberia. I'm going to be that someone. This episode is all about the creation of Molly's nonprofit "Standing Side by Side." Molly's approach is simple. Take it one step at a time. Show notes can be found:
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October 18, 2018
Ep. 25 HOW TO TALK. My Best Public Speaking Tips + Advice W/Sarena
In this episode of the Women For Greatness Podcast we get back to the basics. The Adulting For Dummies book says that you have to get comfortable public speaking. Or at least introducing yourself to strangers. Does it really say that? No, but let's pretend. In this episode we dive into practical tips for how you can become a better public speaker. Tips include: Practicing eye contact. Body Language. Mentally rehearsing how you want the experience to go. And turning the anxious energy into positive energy. If you haven't already follow along the show on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/ Find the Show notes here:
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October 10, 2018
Ep. 24 Level Up & Break Limiting Beliefs W/Taylor Simpson
Latest episode of Women For Greatness Podcast. When you allow a limiting belief to keep you from changing lives, you’re being selfish. We talk about removing negative beliefs. Visit the Shownotes to get FREE ACCESS to the limiting belief worksheet that goes along with this episode. How to stay high energy all day? Allow yourself 5-10 minutes of feeling that way. It’s up to YOU to grab every single day and use it to the fullest. Stay in a peak state and keep your levels high. Don’t waste a day. Choose to show up as a person that you want to be. Taylor’s Morning Routine journaling, intention setting, affirmation, visualization, 20 minutes of meditation, read her “why”, her goals. Show-notes are available at: https://sarenahess.com/2018/10/02/ep-24-taylor-simpson/
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October 3, 2018
Ep. 23 I'm A Survivor, Healing From Sexual Abuse W/Ashley E.
Episode 23 of the Women For Greatness Podcast. In this episode we dive into Ashley Ekegren's story of being a victim of Childhood Sexual Abuse. More importantly though we talk about her overcoming such a terrible situation. Ashley shares: -How she finally was able to get help after 3 years of abuse. -How she got through her healing. -Some practical tips and resources for anyone being abused or who have been abused. Ashley's story is not unique in this way unfortunately. Abuse happens. We take the power back when we speak up. When we stand up. When we become survivors rather than victims. I hope you enjoy this episode. Show notes are available here: https://sarenahess.com/2018/09/14/ep-23-ashley-ekegren/ Follow Ashley on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ashleyanneke/
48:47
September 26, 2018
Ep. 22 Overcoming Insecurity & The Best Styling Tips W/Emily
Here is the latest episode of Women For Greatness Podcast with Emily Parsons. We Discuss: - Tips on getting out of the comparison game. - Balancing social media with the relationships around you. - How to style the PERFECT instagram outfit. Emily is an Ohio fashion blogger who is obsessed with Kroger and Trader Joe's. My favorite quote from this episode is: "Your everyday normal life, is extraordinary in it's own way." * In this episode we also dive into how she met her now husband. * How 1 Vogue magazine changed her entire life when she was 14. * Her biggest tips to accomplishing your big scary goals. I loved this episode with Emily, she's such a sweetheart. I hope you enjoy it also friends! Don't forget to leave a review if you enjoy the show. Follow Emily on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emilyvdw/ Shownotes: https://sarenahess.com/2018/09/19/ep-22-emily-parsons/
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September 19, 2018
Ep. 21 How To Live A Bucket List Life. W/Milka
Latest episode of Women For Greatness Podcast with Milka Amanda. Episode 21 talks about: - Finding the right tribe of friends. - How to overcome bullying. - The secret to making every place you go instagrammable. - How to live a bucket list life. I hope you enjoy this episode! Shownotes here: https://sarenahess.com/2018/09/10/ep-21-milka/ Follow Milka on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/milkaapw/
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September 12, 2018
Ep. 20 What Happens When You Let Your Geeky Side Show. W/Bea
Here's what we talk about: - How mentorship has played a huge role in the creation of her business. - When she opened up to the world about her geeky side she was received well and people were genuinely interested in her passion of the planets. - She launched on Earth day of 2016 and when she launched everyone rallied behind her and her cause and shared her website. - Learning that everyone and their mother is going to have an opinion about what you're doing. - Older generation approach to business Vs younger generation approach - Bea shares the story of her brand being shared by an astronaut with 5 million followers and what happened when she got flooded with orders from all over the world during finals week. - Why it's so important to have people in your same season of life and what it means to have someone to bounce ideas off of. Visit the Show notes: https://sarenahess.com/2018/09/03/ep-20-bea/ Follow Bea on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beadoh/
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September 5, 2018
Ep. 19 What It's Like TO Be A Christian Hip Hop Artist W/HJ
In this episode we meet HJ. She's a Christian Pop and Hip Hop artist with mad rapping skills. Hillary shares how twitter has changed her life, TWICE. How to stay hopeful in the middle of waiting. And how she got thrown into her life as a singer. This episode is amazing and Hillary has such an inspiring story. SHOWNOTES: https://sarenahess.com/2018/08/27/ep-19-w-hillaryjane/
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August 29, 2018
EP.18 Defeating Imposter Syndrome & Calligraphy Biz w/Britny
Our Queen of the Week is Britny. In 2015 She started out as the ultimate DIY bride. She drove to orange County for a day and took a calligraphy class and since then it's on. In this episode we dive deep about handling imposter syndrome, having grace with yourself, and the basics of how she created her business. It was a joy having Britny on the show! Shownotes: https://sarenahess.com/2018/08/12/ep-18-her-calligraphy-business-and-how-to-deal-with-imposter-syndrome-w-britny-boos/ Follow her on IG: https://www.instagram.com/bnb_calligraphy/ Follow the Podcast on IG: https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/
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August 15, 2018
Ep. 17 More To My Life Than My Instagram Squares W/Kaylee
There is more to her story than the pretty pictures on Instagram can reveal. Kaylee is on a mission to stay positive and ain't nobody going to stand in her way on that journey. She is The Office Administrator for the Psychiatric Wellness center in Bakersfield and the Secretary for The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. While Kaylee may seem to have it all, her life has been full of obstacles. In this episode we dive into: - What it was like being in a relationship with a drug addicted ex. - A Major car accident that changed her entire life. - Her experiences couch hopping and living in her car at 20 yrs old. - Living with an autoimmune disease. - How she remains positive despite everything. Podcast Shownotes: https://sarenahess.com/2018/08/08/ep-17-with-kaylee-garber/ Follow Kaylee On Insta: https://www.instagram.com/kaylee.garber/ Follow WFG on Insta: https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/
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August 8, 2018
Ep. 16 How YOU Can Make An Impact On The World /Solo Round
Latest episode of Women For Greatness Podcast I get to dive into 3 stories from my life that show you how to leave an impact on the world. Ask yourself questions like "What do I want to be remembered by?" "What do I have to do today to get closer to that? " Shownotes will be available in a few days on the website: https://sarenahess.com
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August 1, 2018
Ep. 15 Why Your Story Matters & Mental Health Tips W/Kerry
Kerry is the Founder of the Obsessive Outsiders Instagram and website which is a community of people who struggle with mental illness. Kerry former was known as Crazy Kerry but her story is one of redemption. In this podcast we break it down into different stereotypes of OCD and mental illness and what it was like when Kerry was at her worst. Kerry shares why sharing her story has been the most important thing in her life and how it has transformed the lives of people across the world. This episode is real and honest and has tips about how people can begin to have better mental health habits and first steps to improving their own. For more show notes visit our website at https://sarenahess.com/category/the-podcast/
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July 25, 2018
Ep. 14 *BONUS* Solo Round Learning From A Failure W/Sarena
In this episode I get to talk to you. usually I get to highlight all of my amazing guests but today I was inspired to just hop on and share a short story with you. This story is one that was a little embarrassing to me. I put out into the world that I was going to pursue one thing and then slowly let it fizzle out. Have you ever been there? I hope you enjoy this episode. Shownotes will be available on the blog by next week. https://sarenahess.com/category/the-podcast/ Love you guys!
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July 20, 2018
Ep. 13 She Quit Her Job To Make A Jewelry Biz W/Tiffany Rene
Episode 13 With Tiffany Rene highlights some of the biggest things she learned from quitting her "safe" job at a Tech. company in Santa Barbara. - In this episode she shares how one necklace inspired her to create a jewelry line. - The dreams and plans she has for House of Trroy in the next 5 years. - She also shares why it's important to care for yourself and care for yourself. Show notes will be available 07/19/18.
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July 19, 2018
Ep. 12 How This Macrame Queen Started Her Business W/Lauryn
In this Episode I had the honor to interview Lauryn of Roots Co Macrame. Lauryn is a queen and she spills about everything including: -How she started her macrame business. -What it was like to make her first sale. -What her 2 year plan is. -How she is super mom and balances raising a her daughter, working full time, and creating macrame. -How Roots CO. led her back to her roots in life. I feel so honored to have interviewed this women. As always, shownotes are available on the blog: https://sarenahess.com/category/the-podcast/ Lauryn's Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/RootsCoMacrame Lauryn's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rootscomacrame/ Women For Greatness Podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenforgreatnesspodcast/
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July 11, 2018
Ep. 11 The Lady Boss Behind Cloud 9 Coffee Co. W/Morgan Bonn
Coffee easily connects people, and Morgan has a heart for the community. Degree in political science, yet God had other plans. Morgan’s two locations are made out of a travel trailer and an airport shuttle bus. In high school Morgan created a nonprofit. Morgan’s Sweet 16 Foundation. To throw birthday parties for children in Haiti. They did local events in Bakersfield with foster youth. Morgan has always had the entrepreneurial spirit in her bones. Thinking up ideas, creating action plans, and then doing what she had to do to see her plans happen. We dug into how Morgan created Cloud 9 and her biggest hurtles. Health department certifications, Getting the word out to the community, and even friends saying that We’ll just wait until she fails, and the business goes under, and we’ll buy it off of her. For show notes visit https://sarenahess.com
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July 4, 2018
Ep. 10 How To Be Determined To Love Yourself W/Carter
In this episode we unpack so much about my darling friend Carter! She is on a mission to love herself and is fiercely determined to help other women believe how beautiful they are. Carter is a licensed Aesthetician and in this podcast episode we uncover why she choose this career path. We learn about Carter’s mindset of loving yourself wholly. We dive deep into the journey and process of Carter’s self-perception. She share honestly about how her family’s ideologies shaped how she saw herself in the form of confidence. By watching her grandmother be on diets, then her mother watched her grandmother fuss about her weight, then Carter just learned and watched what all the women in her life said about themselves. For more show notes you can read on our website at https://sarenahess.com/2018/06/21/ep-10-body-positivity-and-accepting-yourself-w-carter/ Follow the Podcast on Instagram: @womenforgreatnesspodcast @Sarenahess Carter: @esthecarter @_bl0ndegirl @carterallisonjackson
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June 27, 2018
Ep. 9 The Best Skincare Tips W/Prudence
I'm so excited to share my friend today! Prudence is the QUEEN of skincare. She has her own blog called "The Prudence Profile" where she commits to "Elevating the Everyday." In this Episode Prudence dives deep into her night time skincare routine, shares her 3 favorite skincare products, and shares why she started a blog in the first place. To find more of Prudence you can follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theprudenceprofile/?hl=en You can also learn more about her Blog here: https://theprudenceprofile.com For show notes on this episode those are listed on my blog linked below. https://sarenahess.com/2018/06/13/ep-9-w-prudence/ Thanks for listening today. If you haven't already, don't forget to join our closed Facebook group. Inside is a group of amazing women who are inspiring and awesome. The group is called "Women For Greatness." Thanks again for listening and until next Wednesday!
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June 13, 2018
Ep. 8 Overcoming Self-Doubt In New Business W/Amanda Shaffer
Hey girls! I'm so honored to be hanging out with you today. Whether you are in your car on that long commute or just picking things up around the house I'm so grateful I get to hangout with you in your ear buds. This Episode is a juicy one with Amanda. She is a creator and a lover of life. Honestly, she is so stinking relatable too! Like just listening to her talk I caught myself saying uh huh and um yes that's me too. We talk about self doubt in a new business and what it is like to find your voice as a business and brand. This is a good episode so get ready. Shownotes for this podcast are available here. Don't forget to follow the podcast on instagram. And follow Amanda too! She is so stinking awesome. :)
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June 6, 2018
Ep. 7 Starting Even If You're Afraid - Solo Show
This episode talks about how an experience where I went painting with my mom taught me about how starting things when you're afraid can actually be a good thing. In this episode I cover the reason why it's CRUCIAL that you start and that you create the things you want to create. Why it's IMPORTANT for you to share your passions. And gives you the slight push of motivation to share your talent and skillset with the world. :) Thanks for listening friends!
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May 31, 2018
Ep. 6 Learning to Thrive Where You Are w/Jocelyn Dimaya
In this Episode Jocelyn Dimaya joins me and we learn all about what it was like for her to transition from big city living and dreaming of going to La or SF and what it was like for her to well, embrace Bakersfield. Not only has Jocelyn embraced Bakersfield, but she has made it a better place. Shownotes for this episode can be found here: https://sarenahess.com/2018/04/17/ep-6-learning-to-thrive-where-you-are-w-jocelyn-dimaya/
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April 26, 2018
Ep. 5 Jumping Into The Unknown w/Joy Kamel
Have you ever met someone and thought "wow I wish I could be as brave as they are" ? That's exactly how I felt when I got to know more of Joy's story. Joy is full of life and loves people deeply and fully. In this episode we explore her love for taking pictures as a way that she showcases the beauty in other people. We talk about family pressures for success, and what it was like when she realized she wanted to pursue the unknown. Shownotes are here: https://sarenahess.com/2018/04/18/ep-5-jumping-into-the-unknown-w-joy/
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April 19, 2018
Ep. 4 Trusting Your Vision w/ Interior Designer Hanah Gomez
This is the Sarena Hess Podcast Episode 4. In this episode we dive in with Hanah Gomez the Boss Lady at Iron and Oak. In this episode we talked about: - How Hanah found her place in Interior Design. - Hanah's passion for reviving Bakersfield. - The difference between what is portrayed on Instagram Vs. Reality. -Remembering to slow down and stop comparing yourself to others. -Focusing on the potential growth instead of failures. We interviewed Hanah Gomez today. For more information about Hanah visit her website at https://www.ironandoakstudios.com. To watch the video of this recording visit the Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcMvqGebU_s
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April 7, 2018
Ep. 3 Refusing Average and Staying Inspired w/Morgan Pence
In this episode I interviewed the amazing Morgan Pence. Morgan and I talked about things like: -Staying inspired in your life. -How she found her career path despite what people were telling her to choose. -Refusing to accept no as an answer to her dreams. Morgan is an inspiring woman and I hope you enjoy this episode. Shownotes for this episode and all past episodes are available on https://sarenahess.com/category/the-podcast/.
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March 28, 2018
Ep. 2 Pain Right Now, Pleasure Later - Interview With Ben
Welcome to the Sarena Hess Podcast Episode 2. Today I'm sharing an interview with the one and only Ben Hess photography. Ben was so excited about the podcast and had a lot to share with all of you. In this episode we are talking about the hard things you have to do now, in order to get the results that you want later.
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March 21, 2018
Ep. 1 Welcome To The Sarena Hess Podcast
Welcome to the Sarena Hess podcast episode 1. Today I'm sharing with you my KEY to success in life. So please grab a cup of coffee and get comfortable. I cannot wait to share this with you friends.
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March 12, 2018