Pieces of a Woman
Summary: Each episode we will discuss and share real stories that are relevant, inspiring and engaging as it relates to women and the life that shape us into who we are today. Every episode will be committed to engaging conversations that will include interviews with influential women, leaders, healers, authors, and close friends. We will discuss EVERYTHING, nothing is off the table, except politics, we will leave that one off the table. DeAnna and Cristie will explore every genre from loss, grief, spirituality, divorce, marriage, raising children, blended families, infidelity, sex, menopause, girlfriends, those damn readers we now have hoarded in every room of the house, hormones, mental health, alcohol, addiction, fitness and ALL experiences and challenges that shaped us into the powerful women we have become today. Our goals and intentions are to connect our audience with services, people, and communities to help meet their needs while they explore and learn more about who they are and their purpose now and in the future. We hope our learning journey together will connect us with serious topics as well as lots of laughter and maybe some tears.
In this episode, DeAnna and Cristie talk about their dream of going to college and how life had other plans for them instead. Cristie dives deep into how she found her career path after getting pregnant at a young age and DeAnna shares more about how life turned out for her after getting married at 18 and her journey towards the career she has today.
In this episode DeAnna shares her story, she talks about her childhood and the trauma that she experienced growing up. She opens up about the domestic abuse, losing her father at 14 months and the impact it all had on her. Through it all DeAnna firmly believes that regardless of our childhood traumas, we can persevere and that there is always hope, she encourages us to leave the “victim” mentality behind because it does not serve in living your best life.
We share another podcast to add to your library. Over It And On With It is hosted by Christine Hassler. Christine talks to Tania, a woman that is facing tough decisions regarding her dad that is struggling with a new illness. Christine talks through the guilt and helping Tania to honor herself through difficult decisions. Christine Hassler is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, master coach, and podcast host who is committed to guiding people and organizations into their highest potential.
In this episode, DeAnna & Cristie talk about the past 6 months and how Pieces of A Woman Podcast came to life, what they have learned, and the top 3 things they recommend when starting your own podcast.
We sit down with Kathy Nay & Sheridyn Cannon in two separate interviews to talk about their children and how addiction changed their lives. Kathy is honest and real with what she didn’t know and what she has learned since losing Burgandi to an overdose. Sheridyn shares how her son Cades addiction started at a young age and how years of addiction affected them both through rehab, jail and finally sobriety.
In this episode DeAnna and Cristie discuss their experiences with their blended families. They talk about what they have learned, the challenges that they encountered and how they parented through it all.
In this episode we interview Cristie and the board that comes together to create Utah Vision Day. We talk about each member’s “why” and the programs they support in their community to bring awareness to mental health and suicide prevention.
In this episode we are sharing the Art of Joy podcast, this podcast is hosted by Tresa & Ashlee a mother/daughter duo that are changing lives and inspiring their audience with real raw truths to encourage a shift in perspective. In this episode Cristie was a guest over 2 years ago and shared her story with the loss of her son by suicide. You will hear her perspective and how to be a first responder by listening and asking the right questions
In this episode we are talking with January Riggin, she shares her story, the truth about sex trafficking, how she has survived sex trafficking, drug addiction, loss of a child and prison. She is a true survivor and is giving hope with her incredible work on the streets of Salt Lake City. We are not the same after this episode and we are grateful to her for this, we know you won’t be either.
Pam Barosh, a Messenger of Love, is a medium, spiritual coach, meditation teacher, and intuitive healer who blogs and speaks about spiritual and self-transformation topics. After experiencing a serious illness, she embarked on a healing journey which opened her spiritual gifts and the understanding that everyone has the power to heal through love energy. In addition to her master’s in psychology with a focus on mind-body-spirit wellness, she trained in Reiki, crystal, chakra, and energy healing, hypnotherapy and past life regressions, and forensic detective work. She helps guide others to tap into healing energy, connect to their soul purpose, and manifest abundance in their lives.
In this episode we discover that there is more to intimate health then hormones. Suzi and Dana walk us through the various services that they provide to help women and men live their best lives. We were both intrigued and inspired to learn more about all the areas of intimate health along with balancing our hormones.
We are excited to share this episode from the Adult Chair Podcast with you. Michelle Chalfant is a therapist, holistic life coach, author, podcaster, motivational speaker and developer of The Adult Chair. We loved this episode of her podcast so much we wanted to share it with all our listeners. In this episode she shares how codependency is one of those issues that can often come across as selfless to those around us…in fact, it might even earn us praice because we seem so nice and helpful (at our own expense) She explains how it is a form of control. She gives us 5 steps for what to do next when you find yourself asking, “I’m codependent. Now what?”
In this episode, we talk about parenting adult children. We share our personal stories and include some tips on things to avoid and how to navigate the shift with parenting teens to parenting our adults.
In this episode we talk about Father’s Day & honoring all father figures. We discuss our perception of not having a father and how that played out in our lives. We share stories about our husbands as fathers to our children. We hope you enjoy this episode of honoring all dads.
DeAnna & Cristie talk about all sides of 50. If your need a good laugh, be careful if you laugh too hard you might pee your pants cause that happens when you’re in your 50s. In this episode they talk about the good the bad & ugly. There may be a funny, sad side of aging, but there is also something beautiful for us to embrace.