Lessons from a Chair

Ryan: I remember being in the hospital early on thinking, ‘oh, I need to ask everybody what happened,’ because that's what you do when you're in the hospital. But at some level, I already knew; I already knew that my boyfriend had died, I knew that everybody was...

Facing My Addiction

In one of the most raw, honest episodes of TGAWG yet, I talk with TV personality, interior designer and life stylist Lauren Makk. I met Lauren back in 2015 when I was working on a daytime syndicated TV show called FABLife. Lauren stood out to me at the time as someone...

Get What You Want

Jackie: There are a lot of grown-ass women out there who are so capable, so smart, so amazing; and they don't know how to get what they want, “how do I even know what I want?” Julie: Yeah I do hear that a lot, but what I always tell women is “Well, you do know what...

Pod Squad: What’s On Your Mind?

According to Oxford’s English Dictionary, a community is defined by a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals., and community just so happens to be one of the core values of GAWG. In this episode, I talk with...

Reclaiming Wellness

In this final episode of our Mental Health Awareness series, we focus on the mind-body connection and how what we feed our bodies can often create a short and long-term impact on our minds and souls. So, if you are ready for small, simple steps we can take, and I do...

Is EMDR Right for Me?

If you heard last week's episode, you know, it's possible to heal our brains in a variety of different ways. One of those ways is through EMDR, a powerful tool to help patients move forward, or as Dr. Lili Wagner so perfectly stated, “move past our past”. In this...

This Is How Your Brain Works

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and The Grown-Ass Woman's Guide is committed to sharing resources to help grown-ass women everywhere get the support they need. Meet Rachelle McCloud, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Therapist, and Emotional...

A Millennial’s Take on Mental Health

For many of us over 40, we didn’t grow up making mental health a priority, am I right?  But those days are over.   No one should have to white-knuckle their way through life. However, we all deserve to feel healthy and free of the stigma and shame we used to feel when...

Is What You Seek in Your Own Backyard?

Let me ask you this. How involved in your local community are you? Do you attend events, maybe volunteer for a local nonprofit? Do you have regular ladies’ nights playing Bunco or Cards Against Humanity? Don't judge.  Jenny Ketchepaw and Jennifer Abbott-Aston met...

BONUS: Someday is TODAY

By now, you know I am so passionate about uplifting other women and empowering each other to live our most badass, grown-ass lives. This podcast is just one of the ways that I do that. What you may not know is I actually lead groups of women through my signature...