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WANTcast: The Women Against Negative Talk Podcast

Welcome to the WANTcast: The Women Against Talk Podcast by Katie Horwitch - lessons in moving forward fearlessly and spreading the (good) word. Interviews, stories, and inspiration to help you live the life you're meant to lead by shifting around your negative talk patters. Discussions on body image, self worth, relationships, career, community, and all kinds of pragmatic positivity. Dive in. Dig deep. Be the YOU you know you're meant to be. New epsiodes every other week. Get the show notes + more at womenagainstnegativetalk.com
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Jun 7, 2019

In today's SEASON FINALE, two listeners ask about finding confidence and self-love again, and finding positive communities when all people want to do is bond over negativity. There's a common theme in the answers to both of these - and it has to do with how you become the first-best version of yourself instead of the second-best version of someone else.

 

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**This is the SEASON FINALE of Season 4! Thank you so much for helping the WANTcast grow and evolve over the last almost-four years. We'll be taking a break over the summer and coming back stronger than ever in August with Season Five.**

 

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SHOW NOTES:
• Sign up for The (Good) Word, our monthly email digest
• Check out She’s The First, this season’s spotlight
 Let’s be friends on Instagram!

 

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May 24, 2019

What happens when you feel a "calling" to change things up...but everything is going just fine? What if you're doubting a choice is the right one to make...but you don't have proof as to why?


In today's episode of the WANTcast, a listener asks if she should follow her gut and change everything, even though life is great. I share some insight into my move to NYC after a lifetime in Los Angeles, plus a few big, get-honest-with-yourself questions to ask yourself when facing major change of ANY kind.

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SHOW NOTES:

• Sign up for The (Good) Word, our monthly email digest
• Check out She’s The First, this season’s spotlight
 Let’s be friends on Instagram!

 

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May 20, 2019

Jennifer Pastiloff’s debut memoir, On Being Human, is set to release on June 4th, and it’s already getting massively well-deserved buzz. Centered around the touchstone stories Jen tells in her popular workshops, On Being Human is the story of how a starved person grew into the exuberant woman she was meant to be all along by battling the demons within and winning. It’s about how years of waitressing taught her to seek out unexpected beauty, how deafness taught her to listen fiercely, how being vulnerable allowed her to find love, and how imperfections can lead to a life full of wild happiness. The world is about to watch her explode. And so, before they do, I wanted to give you all a chance to meet her, so you too can say you knew her “way back when.”


In this episode we talk about navigating trauma and grief (especially from unexpected death), feeling worth and building confidence when all you feel is worthless, and shifting from a mindset of expecting to be disappointed to expecting to be delighted.

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SHOW NOTES:
 To preorder On Being Human, click here.
 Follow Jen on: Instagram Facebook Twitter and at @NoBullshitMotherhood and @GPowerYouAreEnough
Website
• Lidia Yuknivitch
• Attend a retreat 

• Sign up for The (Good) Word, our monthly email digest
• Check out She’s The First, this season’s spotlight
 Let’s be friends on Instagram!

 

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May 10, 2019

Getting a "gut feeling" can be your intuition kicking in...or a case of being triggered. And if you're a naturally super-intuitive and "tuned in" person, it can be even more difficult than normal to tell the difference. Make sure you know which is which before you make a choice you might not feel so great about after the fact.

 

SHOW NOTES:
• Come play at the Empowered Voice conference
 in September
• Sign up for The (Good) Word
, our monthly email digest
• Check out She’s The First, this season’s spotlight
 Let’s be friends on Instagram!



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May 3, 2019

Ever feel like you don't have enough time to make your mark? Feel like technology (or maybe just other people) are more in control of your life's story than you are? In this solo episode, I talk about my latest "a-has" about making meaning and leaving your legacy - and hopefully, it'll give you some of your own a-ha moments too.



SHOW NOTES:
Come play at the Empowered Voice conference
in September
• Sign up for The (Good) Word
, our monthly email digest
• Check out She’s The First, this season’s spotlight
 Let’s be friends on Instagram!
Want a written version of this episode to look back on and take notes? Here you go.



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Apr 28, 2019

Today's guest is a leading voice in the wellness industry that champions the kind of wellness we should all be striving for: the kind that's got a BACKBONE. Liz Moody is a writer, editor, host of the Healthier Together podcast, recipe developer, and the author of two healthy cookbooks: Healthier Together and Glow Pops. She's a fierce advocate for mental health and emotional intelligence, a fiction enthusiast who encourages you to not only embrace the power of your imagination but also experience stories that AREN'T like your own, and a firm believer that community and connection are at the heart of living a life that's truly lived well.


In this episode we tackle mental health and how anxiety might show up for you, chasing your dreams, nurturing healthy relationships, why community is an integral part of wellness, what it actually means to "live your best life," real vs pseudo inspiration on the internet and beyond, and more.



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SHOW NOTES:
LizMoody.com
• Buy Healthier Together
• Buy Glow Pops
• Healthier Together podcast
• Esther Perel
• Onsite
• Minimalist Baker
Connect @lizmoody on Instagram



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• Sign up for The (Good) Word, our monthly email digest
• Check out She's The First, this season's spotlight
Let's be friends on Instagram!



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Apr 12, 2019

Last week was about Goodness Overwhelm - this follow-up is about the other end of the spectrum. You can be a pro at shifting your self-talk when life is going pretty well overall. But what happens when the you-know-what hits the fan...and it keeps hitting the fan? What happens when you’re in major need of a WIN, and that win just isn’t coming your way? In this episode, we talk about five powerful strategies to use when life won’t let up.

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SHOW NOTES:

• Instagram Bully post
• Lynn Chen on the WANTcast
• Sign up for The (Good) Word
, our monthly email digest
•Check out She's The First, this season's spotlight
• Let's be friends on Instagram!



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Apr 5, 2019

It’s really easy to talk about being overwhelmed when you’re overwhelmed by hard things – but it’s harder to talk about overwhelm when all things are GOOD.



When left unchecked, our first response to Goodness-Overwhelm can be to complain or self-sabotage to subconsciously “balance things out”  (kind of like how we hold ourselves back when we think we’re only allowed to have one “thing” we’re good at…). You might even feel selfish or guilty about being overwhelmed in the first place. If I can’t handle the good, am I even WORTHY of it?



If you’re feeling overwhelmed, especially if the things making you overwhelmed are GOOD things, here are six simple strategies – three internal, three external – to help you proactively persevere through whatever whirlwind you’re facing.




SHOW NOTES:
Ghost Worries
Sign up for The (Good) Word, our monthly email digest
Check out She's The First, this season's spotlight
Let's be friends on Instagram!

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Mar 29, 2019

IN THIS EPISODE, we talk about how Fay's method, The Lucid Body, is really human training disguised as acting training, developing compassion in the face of turmoil and trauma, the "shadow" and working with it, how chakras apply to everyone (actors and otherwise!) way more practically than their woo-woo associations imply, how to forgive and develop compassion and why it's essential, and SO MUCH MORE.

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Fay Simpson is a celebrated and visionary artistic director, acting teacher, and the founder of The Lucid Body. Informed by her 20-year career in dance and theatre, Fay created The Lucid Body as a process of introspection, exertion, and mental challenge which empowers actors to express their fullest potential. She conducts private classes and training workshops for other teachers at her Manhattan studio, The Lucid Body House. She is currently writing the 2nd edition of her book The Lucid Body; A Guide for the Physical Actor which has been hailed as “one of the ten most essential books for the actor.”

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An award-winning performer and writer, Fay is currently an Associate Arts Professor in the NYU Tisch Graduate Acting Program, Fay has taught at The Yale School of Drama, The New School, Michael Howard Studios, The Studio/NY, Marymount Manhattan College, and the Actor’s Center. She is also the Artistic Director of the not-for-profit Impact Theatre, which she co-founded in 1990 as a collective of physical theatre artists devising work with a social bite.

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Show notes:

Website

The Lucid Body

Buy the book

Impact Theatre

Monthly performance salons

Drop-in classes in NYC

Online intro class

Three-week The Lucid Body intensive in Bali (co-led by Fay)

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This episode is sponsored by Let [A Podcast] Out. Wanna start your own podcast but don’t know where to begin? Let [A Podcast] Out is a comprehensive workshop for anyone looking to host, produce, and launch a podcast of their own. This 8 module workshop is designed to answer every question you have about podcasting. Former WANTcast guest Katie Dalebout is the OG of podcasting and the person I go to when I’m feeling lost or alone in this crazy podcasting world. Her goal is to make the whole pod process easier to navigate, and to help you dial down the logistics so you can focus on crafting the best content.

 

Head over to LetAPodcastOut.club and Use code WANT for $25 off the course.

 

Mar 15, 2019

Christen is a feminist, an activist, a self-defense instructor, and co-founder of She’s the First, a non-profit that fights gender inequality through education.
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She's the First began as a grassroots movement in 2009, and has since grown into a worldwide movement with programs in 21 countries. STF partners with local organizations to support programming for girls, including training and grants for capacity building; the organization also trains students on more than 200 high schools and universities in 10 countries to be gender activists.
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Christen has spearheaded change by leading focus groups on uncovering reasons for high drop-out rates in West Africa, creating a framework for understanding community priorities in rural Nepal, and consulting on pregnancy policies in Uganda. Above all else, Christen works to ensure that girls' voices are heard first. 
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In this episode, we talk about how to find your change-making sweet spot and direction, the power of providing education, examining privilege and using it for good, misconceptions around how to make an impact (I learned a new word: voluntourism!) and so much more.


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SHOW NOTES:
She's The First
STF on Instagram
Christen's website
@cjbrandt on Instagram
@cjbrandt on Twitter
@nowhitesaviors on Instagram
The Center for Anti-Violence Education


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This episode is sponsored by Let [A Podcast] Out. Wanna start your own podcast but don’t know where to begin? Let [A Podcast] Out is a comprehensive workshop for anyone looking to host, produce, and launch a podcast of their own. This 8 module workshop is designed to answer every question you have about podcasting. Former WANTcast guest Katie Dalebout is the OG of podcasting and the person I go to when I’m feeling lost or alone in this crazy podcasting world. Her goal is to make the whole pod process easier to navigate, and to help you dial down the logistics so you can focus on crafting the best content.

Head over to LetAPodcastOut.club and Use code WANT for $25 off the course.

Mar 8, 2019

Friendship, just like any relationship, is a risk. Will they like me? Will I fit in? And while certain aspects of adulthood make friend-finding more challenging, there's a self-awareness we have as adults that lends itself to some of the most important, fulfilling connections of our lives. That self-awareness can also be our biggest enemy.



In today's episode, we talk about finding female friends that are your SOUL friends, and finding communities in which you feel like you truly BELONG. What holds us back from being in the types of communities and friendships we long for, and how to take steps to create the kinds of bonds that are fulfilling, rich, and real.



SHOW NOTES:
New York Times article - Why Is It Hard To Make Friends Over 30?
WSJ article - The Science Of Making Friends
WANT post - It's Not About The Bestie
Sign up for The (Good) Word, our monthly email digest
Check out She's The First, this season's spotlight
Let's be friends on Instagram!



Like this episode? Take a screenshot + share on social, leave a review on iTunes, share it on Facebook, tweet it out on Twitter, or post it on Instagram. Be sure to use the hashtags #WANTcast and #womenagainstnegativetalk!

Mar 1, 2019

Orthorexia nervosa is a sickly ironic twist on healthy eating, a laugh in the face of nutrition facts. It’s what used to be called an EDNOS: Eating Disorder Not Specified. The term “orthorexia” was coined circa 1997 by a doctor who suffered from the condition himself: there was no name for this condition, therefore there was no research. And since there was no research, it was just deemed a vague, disordered set of habits. Still, 20 years later, the information about Orthorexia out in the world – and by the world, meaning The Internet, of course – is mostly the same words regurgitated over and over. Speculation. Haziness. 




The worst part? Orthorexia is still not recognized by some doctors as a “real” eating disorder.



I mean, what?




Isn’t any form of an eating disorder a “real” eating disorder?

Orthorexia and other EDsNOS don’t always result in extreme weight loss. For me, it did. But even in my healing process, my weight fluctuated up and down – it was never a true indication of whether I’d moved forward or not.





So how do you know that you or a loved one might be on the orthorexic path – or developing disordered eating habits? Here’s some signs you might need to intervene, and some things that worked for me when I was at my all-time low and decided I’d had enough.





SHOW NOTES:

The Recovery Myth on WANT
NEDA 
National Alliances On Mental Illnesses





Like this episode? Leave a review on iTunes, share it on Facebook, tweet it out on Twitter, or post it on Instagram. Be sure to use the hashtags #WANTcast, #womenagainstnegativetalk, and/or #WANTyourself!





Today’s episode is sponsored by Marie Forleo’s B-School, an 8-week online course for creative entrepreneurs that gives you the tools, strategies, clarity, and guidance to create the business you’ve always wanted to see in the world. Sign up at http://share.marieforleobschool.com/WANT (I’ll be doing it again this year, so we’ll be schoolmates!)


Feb 22, 2019

Dr. Carrie Kholi-Murchison, aka khoLi., is a writer, editor, and strategist, developing impactful tools and workshops for personal and professional growth. khoLi. believes that every human being has the right and responsibility to confidently and creatively contribute toward an equitable future for all. As the Founding Partner and Executive Director of HOLI. BRANDS, khoLi. expedites these contributions by working to enhance the quality of life for historically marginalized communities through the fulfillment of deficiency and growth needs like belongingness, esteem, and self-actualization.


   
In this episode we talk:

   
• Valuing your own agency and how to be in charge of the story you’re writing for yourself in this journey

• Looking at branding/business/wellness/community through a Maslow’s Heirarchy Of Needs lens

• Self-actualization, and what that even MEANS

• How to make the words “diversity” and “inclusion” more than empty words

• Healthy relationships when the person you’re in a relationship with (romantic or otherwise) is also your business partner

• Intensity addiction

• Imposter syndrome

• Dealing with jealousy

…and so much more!
  

 

Find khoLi. at http://www.carriekholi.com, on Instagram at @khoLi.




Show Notes:
Facebook
HOLI Brands
Khafra Community Cohort
Hella Black Brunch
Everyday Devotion
Elizabeth McGrath
Ologies with Alie Ward about “Matrimoniology”




Today’s episode is sponsored by Marie Forleo’s B-School, an 8-week online course for creative entrepreneurs that gives you the tools, strategies, clarity, and guidance to create the business you’ve always wanted to see in the world. Sign up at http://share.marieforleobschool.com/WANT (I’ll be doing it again this year, so we’ll be schoolmates!)

Feb 14, 2019

This ep should be subtitled "The Conversation That Gave Me A Vulnerability Hangover." And that's exactly why I love talking to Jessica - she's a pro at being kind, inclusive, AND pushing you to examine your beliefs and norms at the same time.



Jessica Murnane is an author, women's health advocate, host of the One Part Podcast, and founder of endometriosis awareness platform Know Your Endo AND One Part Plant, a movement that's all about eating one plant-based meal a day to make a big difference from small changes.



In this episode Jessica and I talk about depression, moving through mental and physical health struggles (especially in our "sharing" culture), her endometriosis advocacy, being an influencer vs having influence, fitting in with the other people in your industry, how the new-age wellness industry can step up their game and how YOU can be a part of that, and - my favorite - making change happen and creating impact out there in the world, FAR from the online space. 






Show Notes:
|| Jessica Murnane + One Part Plant || One Part Podcast || Know Your Endo (sign up for the course here!) || The WANTcast, Episode 010: On Letting Go Of The Life Weight || WANTcast 028: On Fixing Others, Food Issues, Forgiveness + Feeling Fly As F**k (No Matter What) || Dr. Aviva Rohm on the One Part Podcast ||






Every season, we'll be spotlighting an organization that's making strides when it comes to making shift happen. This season, we're proud to support She's The First, an award-winning non-profit organization that fights gender inequality through education. To learn more, go to shesthefirst.org 

Feb 8, 2019

You wanna start a business? Get ready for the wildest ride of your life. Starting, and then building a business that’s purpose and passion based is tough work, but it’s the rightest work you’ll do. Curiosity must be your foundation.


The 5 biggest lessons I've learned, the biggest mistake I made this past year, and my promises as we go into YEAR FIVE of WANT.


Thank you to anyone and everyone who has ever supported this idea and, directly, or indirectly, helped make it a reality.





Show Notes:
Read more about Year Four and the plans for Year Five here.
Sign up for The (Good) Word
Marie Forleo
Down With The Side Hustle, Down With The Day Job
Side Hustle/Day Job WANTcast episode





This episode is sponsored by Small Packages, next-level care packages for the people you love the most. Use code WANT for 10% off your order!

Feb 1, 2019

People like to say "go with your gut." But what if your gut is totally messed up and hurts all the time? Literally??


Today's guest is one of the smartest, funniest, most insightful people I know in the wellness world. Phoebe
Lapine is a food and health writer, gluten-free chef, wellness expert, culinary instructor, and Hashimoto’s advocate and speaker. On her award-winning blog, Feed Me Phoebe, she shares recipes for healthy comfort food and insights about balanced lifestyle choices beyond what’s on your plate. Named by Women’s Health Magazine as the top nutrition read of 2017, Phoebe’s best-selling debut memoir, The Wellness Project, chronicles her journey with Hashimotos Thyroiditis and how she finally found the middle ground between health and hedonism by making one lifestyle change, one month at a time.


Phoebe is also the host of the new podcast SIBO Made Simple. Having suffered from her own host of gut health issues, Phoebe wanted to take all she learned and share it with those recently diagnosed or chronically fighting Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth - people who are hungry for solutions and wondering WTF to do next. 


This podcast is for you if you fit into one simple category: you want to feel better than you do right now. Plus, Phoebe is funny as hell and her laugh is infectious.

SHOW NOTES:
Feed Me Phoebe
SIBO Made Simple
Dr. Allison Siebecker
What Thyroid Blood Tests to Get & How to Interpret Them

Jan 25, 2019

If you're listening to this because you were searching for the secrets to your Best Body Ever...well, I'm so glad you're here. Although, this might not be what you were expecting...

In this episode, we'll break down the dangers of diet culture and weight loss disguised as "wellness" and "self-care" - plus how to keep your eyes open and know the difference between true wellness-focused brands and the ones that are just disguising the D-word.



Still wondering how to get your Best Body Ever? I've got some tips and tricks for that, too. And they're ones you probably don't hear very often...because this is the WANTcast, after all.


More into reading? Here's the written version of this podcast.

 


SHOW NOTES:

Feeling Myself
Episode 057: Treating Yourself The Way You'd Want To Be Treated
5 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Exercise
Mindful Social Media





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Today’s sponsor is S.W. Basics! This all-natural skincare brand is one of THE. BEST. in the biz – and every single product contains a grand total for five ingredients or less. They’re all about simplicity, sustainability, and super-inclusion – no skin-shaming allowed. Use code WANT at checkout for 15% off your order at swbasicsofbk.com…and then thank me later.

Jan 18, 2019

Jacki Carr is a goal coach, writer, motivational speaker, and co-founder of Rock Your Bliss, which offers radical coaching to help you design a life that...well...rocks your bliss. As a leader in transformation, her coaching style includes real + honest conversations and true connection to your most powerful and whole self.

She is a Lightyear Leadership faculty member, helping people to lead themselves to leave a legacy of their own design. She has worked with companies such as Patagonia, lululemon and NIKE on Leadership and Personal Responsibility. She believes in a World where we all truly belong and each and every one of us has unique gifts to contribute.



 



In this episode you'll hear about:


• What's the anatomy of a good goal?
• How to goal set BIG if you're good at the micro/immediate goals, and SMALL if youre a big-picture person
• How to be a goal GETTER instead of just a goal SETTER
• Moving forward after failure: what to do when you set a goal and don't achieve it
• Post-goal life: what do you do after you get the thing you wanted?
• Goals with negative language – are they okay?
• Goal laziness and goal obsessiveness


Plus building community LATER in life, and friends vs community – how to find your people when it feels like everyone else has found theirs.



 


SHOW NOTES:
Jacki’s site
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter
Rock Your Bliss
Episode 006
Lightyear Leadership
Living Beautifully With Uncertainty And Change
Core Values Word Bank




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This week's WANTcast is sponsored by Care/of, a monthly subscription vitamin service that delivers completely personalized vitamin and supplement packs right to your door. Take advantage of this month’s special New Year offer! For 50% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter WANT50.

Jan 11, 2019

Today's episode is one of the most important we've done so far: with activist and speaker Brittany Piper. It's not just for people who identify as "survivors" or people who have experienced unthinkable trauma - it's for anyone who has ever felt pain, who has ever identified with pain as a part of their story, and for anyone who not only wants to move THROUGH their pain, but be an advocate and ally for others who are moving through theirs, too.



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Brittany Piper is an international activist, speaker and healing + wellness coach—cultivating 200+ programs spanning eight years and three continents. Her work has been recognized by the The Clinton Foundation, Elite Daily, Yoga Journal + more. She is the co-founder and healing coach of On The Mend—a women’s holistic healing retreat which supports survivors of trauma by empowering self-love. She is also a rape survivor and leading national expert on sexual violence prevention & recovery, as well as a photojournalist for women’s organizations in conflict countries, and the founder of Love Conquers Photography—a renown social-enterprise dedicated to ending child marriage. 

This conversation might just change your life. Take a listen.





SHOW NOTES:
Website
Instagram
Facebook
On The Mend retreat
ACES Study
Article mentioned: Why Are Young People Having So Little Sex?




Like this episode? Take a screenshot + share on social, leave a review on iTunes, share it on Facebook, tweet it out on Twitter, or post it on Instagram. Be sure to use the hashtags #WANTcast and #womenagainstnegativetalk!




This week's WANTcast is sponsored by Aaptiv, the #1 audio fitness app. Use code KATIE30 for 30% off your annual membership when you sign up for a 7-day trial at aaptiv.com/signup

Jan 4, 2019

Making mindful goals and setting realistic resolutions isn’t as easy as it seems like it would be…mainly because, much like our self-talk, we’re so used to jumping to the WHATs before exploring the WHYs.






Now, if that sentence sounded a little TOO hippie-dippie woo woo for you, don’t worry: this episode is actually super pragmatic. In our SEASON FOUR premiere, we'll be breaking down some of my most useful exercises and thought-starters to help you design the kind of year you actually WANT to have (instead of relying on a to-do list of goals to throw you around).







SHOW NOTES:
Check out WANT's facelift!
katiejoyhorwitch.com
Episode 24: The Art Of The Planned Freak-Out
Episode 42: Defining Your Through Line
Episode 57: Treating Yourself The Way You'd Want To Be Treated 







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This week's WANTcast is sponsored by 4 Weeks To Wellness: a plan that ditches quick fixes and helps set you up for long-term wellness success physically, mentally, and emotionally. You'll get daily and weekly emails giving you coaching, mind-blowing info, and challenges to work up to a weekly goal, a symptom and activity tracker worksheet that covers all the wellness bases, recipies, shopping lists, video coaching, and so much more. Use code WANT at checkout for 15% off your order - and act fast, enrollment ends January 10th. Sign up at thewellnessproject.com


Dec 14, 2018

BABY ONE MORE TIME is the WANTcast’s take on “Greatest Hits” or “Best Of” episodes: conversations that were so awesome the first time around, we needed to bring them back!

Missed it the first time around? We’re back with a remastered version. Loved it back in the day? Re-listen and re-love it (and maybe pick up on some gems you didn’t hear when we first aired).

Jacki Carr is a goal coach, motivational speaker, and leadership consultant. She has become a highly sought-after pro in her arena who’s helped hundreds of people across the globe not only reach their goals, but actually craft exactly what those goals look like, why they matter, and a path to them that is unique to every single person – personal goals, professional goals, and everything in between.


What I love is that Jacki’s not a life coach, and she’s not a therapist, she’s got a passion for GOAL SETTING and ACHIEVING specifically that just exudes from every single thing she does. I found this episode not just uplifting… but action-inspiring. Listening back on this episode made me reflect on my own goals and visions, and how I can use what I’ve been given to make my own unique impact both personally and professionally. I thought about the stages I’ve been through, and what kinds of changes I might want to make in the future. Hopefully, it’ll do the same for you too.


Show Notes:
Jacki’s site
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter
Rock Your Bliss
Quiet by Susan Cain
Creative Start podcast with Jacki
igolu
Rock Your Bliss on WANT


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Nov 30, 2018

BABY ONE MORE TIME is the WANTcast's take on "Greatest Hits" or "Best Of" episodes: conversations that were so awesome the first time around, we needed to bring them back!


Missed it the first time around? We're back with a remastered version. Loved it back in the day? Re-listen and re-love it (and maybe pick up on some gems you didn't hear when we first aired!)
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Abiola Abrams is an award-winning author, advice columnist, motivational speaker, and certified life coach who has given her life-changing advice on networks from MTV and BET to the Discovery Channel and the BBC, as well as being a popular advice columnist for Essence and on sites like Match.com. Her book The Sacred Bombshell Handbook of Self-Love won Best Self-Help Book at the African American Literary Awards. As what she calls the “Midwife for Your Inspired Life,” her online empowerment programs help women to answer and rock their callings, by turning self-love to self-launch. She is the founder of the women’s empowerment blog and web series on SacredBombshell.com and the podcast Spiritpreneur School, aka – yes – The Goddess Factory. (and yes, I know. She’s a master at naming things. Just you wait ’till you listen to the episode)


I LOVE each twist and turn of this conversation, talking everything from what to do when you feel like other people just don’t quite GET what you’re about yet and sticking to your guns when it seems like everyone else is getting ahead, to getting your voice heard even when other people are trying to manipulate it to their liking along the way.
 We also talk about being an extroverted introvert and getting swept up in the bigness of whatever’s going on around you, and whether you’re super extroverted or incredibly introverted, how to stay grounded AND enthusiastic even when life is demanding a lot of you (especially when things are really good and borderline overwhelming, which are the times that can sometimes throw us off the most if you’re anything like me).

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Show Notes:
Sacredbombshell.com
Gift for WANTcast listeners!
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter
The Goddess Factory
Spiritpreneur School
Say Word! Voices From Hip Hop Theater


Like this episode? Shoot me a comment below, leave a review on iTunes, share it on Facebook, tweet it out on Twitter, or post it on Instagram. The more you share, the more Abiola’s message can be heard. Be sure to use the hashtags #WANTcast, #womenagainstnegativetalk, and/or #WANTyourself!

Nov 16, 2018

BABY ONE MORE TIME is the WANTcast's take on "Greatest Hits" or "Best Of" episodes: conversations that were so awesome the first time around, we needed to bring them back!


Missed it the first time around? We're back with a remastered version. Loved it back in the day? Re-listen and re-love it (and maybe pick up on some gems you didn't hear when we first aired!)
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Today’s guest is Sarah Britton – author, holistic nutritionist, certified nutritional practitioner, and artist (you’ll hear why later in the podcast) who’s based in Copenhagen Denmark. She is the creative force behind MY NEW ROOTS, an award-winning food blog featuring original recipes that taste great, look beautiful, and boast incredible health benefits (ps, she’s been doing this since 2007 – so she really is the food blogger OG).


In this episode we talk about overcoming obstacles, manifesting things in your life and how important it is to be mindful of what you wish for, how Sarah completely revamped her relationship with food, and three things that ANYONE can do to remove what Sarah calls the fog from your life and wake up FULLY. I’m talking super simple things that don’t involve going to a fancy store, searching for some weird gadget on Amazon, or overhauling your life – these are small tweaks that anybody can make no matter what your lifestyle. Basically, this episode is all about how to realize and actualize how good you’re meant to feel on a day-to-day basis.

SHOW NOTES:
Order Naturally Nourished now!
My New Roots
Facebook
Instagram
Gourmet Print Shop
Facebook
Instagram
Esther Hicks
Jessica Murnane on the WANTcast
Laura Wright of The First Mess

How To DIY Your Own Planned Freak-Out




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Nov 2, 2018

*Season Three Finale*


For the final episode of Season Three, it's all about you and YOUR questions. After a quick recap of 2018 and Season Three, we dive into five questions from YOU, the WANT community, having to do with boosting your confidence (especially when you're simultaneously trying/needing to uplift others) achieving your goals while staying charged up and energized, "trusting the timing of life" and releasing control when it's the most frustrating to do so, how to deal with hurtful/toxic social media interactions, and - the big one - why so many of us are SO damn lonely and how to find those friends and communities we crave as adults.


Stay tuned until the end - there's a special announcement about the future of the WANTcast and what 2019 has in store for WANT (hint, it involves you)!


*Thank you so much for everything you give to WANT, and to me, and to each other, on a daily basis. I appreciate you and adore you more than I could ever even begin to express. So happy we're in this together. ONWARD!*

Show Notes:
On Insta-Bullies and "The High Road"
Making Friends As An Adult Pt 1
Making Friends As An Adult Pt 2
Reframing Regret
Mindful Social Media
Woke + Wired Podcast
Aaptiv signup (use code KATIE30 for a free month and 30% off!)

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Facebook
Sign up for The (Good) Word, WANT's monthly email love letter

Oct 19, 2018

Author, speaker, photographer and blogger Karen Walrond is the kind of person you just want to know. You just want to soak in some of her light and magic, because maybe, JUST MAYBE, you can use it to help make your own. As someone who has worked extensively with Dove Real Beauty and as a leader in Brené Brown's Daring Way training, Karen is in the business of helping you shine your unique light, no matter WHAT the world throws at you or tells you you need to be.

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In this episode we talk...

-Losing everything (yep, her entire house and all her belongings) in Hurricane Harvey and how she got through

-Having multiple career titles (she was an attorney!) and weaving them all together 

-Fighting against beauty standards and a beauty industry that is highly unrealistic (and predominantly white, thin, and privileged)

-Adoption as a first choice, not a "backup plan," and creating a family based on your OWN values



...and so much more!

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Show notes:
Website
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter
The Beauty Of Different
The Female Quotient
The Girls Lounge (recap on WANT)
Brené Brown
Daring Way

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This is the FINAL interview of Season Three. Our finale will be a solo episode. Email me at katie@womenagainstnegativetalk.com or find me on instagram @katiehorwitch to let me know your questions and topic suggestions to end this season STRONG

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