Motivated AF with Katee Forbis

Motivated AF with Katee Forbis
An original podcast from Katee Forbis featuring motivating and inspirational messages and guests from different walks of life. Katee and her guests share stories, advice, songs that motivate them and more…with a little bit of edge. Check out and follow Motivated AF with KF on Instagram for more!
65 - Workout Wednesdays: April 17, 2019 - 10 More Workout Songs!
Apr 17 • 23 min
Workout Wednesdays are back, and Katee has 10 more workout songs that are sure to motivate you and hype you up! Don’t forget to follow “Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednesdays” on Spotify to get all the workout songs that are featured on the show! Contact…
64 - “Actually, Everything DOESN’T Happen For A Reason” aka The Ted Talk I Never Got To Give
Apr 15 • 18 min
Here is the ACTUAL Ted Talk I had written and hoped to give at a TedX event a few months back. I did not get to speak. So guess who’s letting ya hear it now? Me. If you have dealt with grief or something really difficult (who hasn’t?) I think you’ll…
63 - The Power Couple Returns One Year Later! TV, Q&A and More with Maria & Dustin Starr!
Apr 1 • 77 min
Motivated AF’s first guests, Maria and Dustin Starr, featured in episodes. 4 & 5, are BACK to give us an update on some really BIG things they are doing, including their new tv show! They also do a Q&A for fans, and more! Plus, you don’t want to miss…
62 - MAF Mondays: Fake AF.
Mar 18 • 15 min
Adulthood is full of posers, and I’m sick of it. I think it’s time to start a movement. Who is with me?
61 - MAF Mondays: It’s Too Late To Apologize… Or Is It?
Mar 11 • 19 min
On this episode, Katee gives her take on why some people seem incapable of admitting fault, and how to move on when you don’t get the apology you think you deserve. Contact Katee Forbis: Email: [email protected] Instagram & Twitter: @KateeForbis…
60 - MAF Mondays: Get The F*ck Over It. A MAF PEP TALK!
Mar 4 • 14 min
It’s time for a brand new pep talk from Katee Forbis! What do YOU need to get TF over? Katee’s got a few ideas. WARNING: Listening to this episode may make you want to run through brick walls. Proceed with caution. Contact Katee Forbis: Email:…
59 - MAF Mondays: Fed. Up. AF. - Why I Use Curse Words In My Message… And Why I Won’t Stop
Feb 18 • 36 min
Katee explains why she insists on using curse words on the podcast and why there’s more to it than one might think. Listen now to this revealing episode! Contact Katee Forbis: Email: [email protected] Instagram & Twitter: @KateeForbis Motivated AF…
58 - MAF Mondays: How Bad Do You Want It? It’s Time To Find Out The Truth.
Feb 11 • 14 min
Talk is cheap… unless you back it up. On this episode, Katee discusses the importance of making your dreams non-negotiable. Contact Katee Forbis: Email: [email protected] Instagram & Twitter: @KateeForbis Motivated AF Podcast Instagram:…
57 - MAF Mondays: Keeping Your Word… With Yourself
Feb 4 • 13 min
Do you keep your word? What about with yourself? On this episode, Katee discusses why it’s just as important to keep your word when it comes to personal goals, and how being “selfish” is sometimes necessary if you ever want to make real headway with your…
56 - Workout Wednesdays: January 30, 2019 - 6 Songs That Will Boost Your Confidence!
Jan 30 • 18 min
On this episode of Workout Wednesdays, Katee discusses 6 workout songs that boost her confidence! Don’t forget to follow “Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednesdays” on Spotify to get all the workout songs that are featured on the show! Contact Katee Forbis:…
55 - MAF Mondays: You’re Probably Not Lazy… But You Might Be.
Jan 28 • 22 min
Are you lazy? Laziness is often just a disguise we use for a lot of other REAL issues. Katee gets vulnerable on the podcast today and talks about her past struggles. A can’t miss episode! Contact Katee Forbis: Email: [email protected] Instagram &…
54 - MAF Mondays: 6 Keys To Surviving The Middle
Jan 21 • 16 min
The key to your success is in the middle. It’s also the easiest time to quit or give up. On this Motivated AF Mondays episode, Katee gives 6 keys to surviving the dreaded middle so that you can finally meet your goals, big and small! Contact Katee Forbis:…
53 - Workout Wednesdays: January 16, 2019
Jan 16 • 18 min
It’s the first #WorkoutWednesdays of 2019! Katee is back with 6 more songs to add to the playlist and to talk workout discipline. Follow “Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednesdays” on Spotify and hear these songs and over 100 more that are sure to get your…
52 - MAF Mondays: 25 Ways To Ensure 2019 Kicks 2018’s Ass.
Jan 14 • 24 min
On this episode, Katee goes over 25 ways to ensure 2019 is better than 2018…. and she goes over it all in under than 25 minutes! Contact Katee Forbis: Email: [email protected] Website: Twitter & Instagram: @KateeForbis
51 - MAF Mondays: It’s 2019, Bitch. Let That Shit Go.
Jan 7 • 17 min
Are your resolutions already falling apart? Motivated AF is BACK from hiatus and here to help! On this brand new episode, Katee talks about her tendency to feel kind of down right after the holidays, and what helped her finally let go of some shit and…
50 - MAF Mondays: Fighting Your Inner Demons
Dec 10, 2018 • 16 min
I AM SO HYPED FOR THIS EPISODE! Believe it or not, we’ve made it to episode 50! This is a really motivating episode that will have you more than ready to fight your inner demons and knock em out cold. It’s time for you to stare down self-doubt and ask… is…
49 - Workout Wednesdays: Nov. 28, 2018 - Making Your Health A Priority This Holiday Season
Nov 28, 2018 • 31 min
Thanksgiving is over… but the holiday season is not! So it’s time for a special edition of Workout Wednesdays! All of the songs are by one band. And it won’t take long to figure out which band that is! In between the song samples, Katee goes into why it’s…
48 - MAF Mondays: Are You Feeling “BLAH” AF?
Nov 26, 2018 • 18 min
Are you just going through the motions? We all feel “blah” sometimes. We get stuck in a rut or stop feeling motivated. The creativity and drive slow to a snail’s pace. In this episode, Katee offers practical advice on how to get yourself out of that…
47 - MAFM: 10 Minutes on Self-Sabotage AKA “How Not To F*ck Yourself Over During The Holidays.”
Nov 19, 2018 • 11 min
It’s Thanksgiving week! (Even if it’s not anymore, this is still worth the listen!) And I wanted to send you guys into this week with a little bit of a challenge. This episode is all about the seductive voice of self-sabotage, and how this time of the…
46 - Workout Wednesdays: November 14, 2018
Nov 14, 2018 • 20 min
This is a special mashup episode! Motivated AF Mondays style. Workout Wednesdays Music. We’ve reached 100 songs on the Spotify playlist! Find out which song is #100, AND get ready to be Motivated AF to take care of your physical and mental well-being this…
45 - MAF Mondays: Somewhere Under The Rainbow
Nov 12, 2018 • 12 min
“There’s always been a rainbow hanging over your head.” Life is a chaotic mess… that is still worth celebrating. Contact Katee Forbis: Email: [email protected] Website: Follow Katee on Twitter & Instagram: @KateeForbis Follow the…
44 - A Conversation with Will Coleman & Cole Giovannetti
Nov 5, 2018 • 85 min
On this episode I am talking to former Memphis Tiger, and current fitness instructor/expert, Will Coleman, and the CEO of Diversifit, Cole Giovannetti! You may remember Cole from episode 10. Cole’s company, Diversifit, works with Will Coleman, so I had…
43 - Workout Wednesdays: October 31, 2018
Oct 31, 2018 • 16 min
A new episode of Workout Wednesdays! This is NOT a Halloween themed episode! Halloween music sucks and I sure as hell don’t want to workout to it. Be sure to follow the Spotify playlist “Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednesdays” because I add the songs I…
42 - MAF Mondays: Haters & Delay-ters!
Oct 29, 2018 • 19 min
Are you a delay-ter? What the hell is a delay-ter? Listen to this episode and you’ll find out! I talk about procrastination, self-sabotoge, getting hung up on what people think, and my speciality….OVERTHINKING! I hope you enjoy this episode! Contact…
41 - A Conversation with FRENCHIE!
Oct 22, 2018 • 140 min
On this episode, I talk with pop/pop-punk artist, FRENCHIE! This was a REALLY fun interview! We talk music, how to know when you’re on the right track with your passion, how to keep pushing even when things just never seem to go your way, and Frenchie…
40 - MAF Mondays: I Woke Up Tired.
Oct 15, 2018 • 11 min
Happy Motivated AF Monday! This is (episode) 40! My podcast episodes are now officially “over the hill!” I woke up REALLY tired a few days ago. I decided to write out how I was feeling and then I wrote a few things to myself in an attempt to lift my own…
39 - A Conversation with Michael Butler Jr.
Oct 9, 2018 • 123 min
Welcome to another guest episode of Motivated AF with Katee Forbis! This week my guest is professional photographer, videographer, blogger, engineer, and Memphis native, Michael Butler Jr! Michael’s blog, and his photography are both very well…
38 - Workout Wednesdays: October 3, 2018
Oct 3, 2018 • 28 min
Motivated AF with Katee Forbis is officially one year old! Katee discusses more workout music, and gives you another challenge for the week! As always, check out the songs Katee mentions on Spotify by searching “Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednedays” and…
37 - MAF Mondays: Are You A Validation Addict?
Oct 1, 2018 • 16 min
“This is your brain on validation.” On this Motivated AF Mondays episode, Katee explains how to know when the high of being validated by another person has become a dangerous addiction, and how a validation addict can finally get clean. Welcome to…
36 - A Conversation with Taylor Somerville
Sep 24, 2018 • 122 min
On this episode, I continue the fall 2018 season, and this one is INTERACTIVE! This week is my conversation with breath and recovery coach, Taylor Somerville! Taylor is the founder and CEO of www.Symmetry.Live. He is a certified XPT Life breath work…
35 - Workout Wednesdays: September 19, 2018
Sep 19, 2018 • 19 min
I’m back with a brand new episode of #WorkoutWednesdays for you! As always, the songs I talk about on these episodes can be found on the Spotify playlist “Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednesdays”, so be sure and follow the playlist there so you never miss…
34 - A Conversation with Rosalyn Ross
Sep 14, 2018 • 132 min
It’s finally here! Rosalyn Ross is my first Motivated AF guest conversation of the fall 2018 season! She is also the very first one on one interview I’ve done with a woman on this podcast, so she is making a little podcast history today! She is an…
33 - Workout Wednesdays: The Brick Wall Episode
Aug 29, 2018 • 28 min
GET READY. The August 29, 2018 episode of Workout Wednesdays is the purest form of motivation I’ve ever produced for this podcast! It’s time for a totally different kind of Workout Wednesday episode. This episode is seriously going to get you MOTIVATED…
32 - MAF Mondays: When Misery Tries To Get You Into Bed. (Plus, Katee extends a 30 day challenge!)
Aug 27, 2018 • 47 min
Misery is trying to get you in the sack. Your brain has a secret fear. Katee figured out hers, and now she will help you figure yours out too. Plus, Katee is not doing something again until October. And she just extended a challenge to you too. Can you…
31 - Workout Wednesdays: August 15, 2018
Aug 15, 2018 • 17 min
It’s #WorkoutWednesday and YOU need to workout! Working out sometimes sucks, so I’ve got 7 more workout songs to get you in the right mood! As usual, they will be added to the Spotify playlist “Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednesdays.” If you would like to…
Ep 30 - MAF Mondays: Dance It Out, Bitches.
Aug 13, 2018 • 11 min
It’s time for a fun episode! If you’re in a shitty mood, listen to this and follow my instructions! ;) If you would like to contact me, you can do so by emailing [email protected] or by visiting and clicking on the “Contact Katee”…
29 - Workout Wednesdays: August 8, 2018
Aug 8, 2018 • 18 min
7 more workout songs coming your way! As usual, they will be added to the Spotify playlist “Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednesdays.” If you would like to contact me, you can do so by emailing [email protected] or by visiting and…
28 - MAF Mondays: Uncomfortable AF!
Aug 6, 2018 • 9 min
It is time to get uncomfortable AF! This little episode for Motivated AF Mondays is all about saying goodbye to your comfort zone so you can truly start living! Please visit for info on me. If you’d like to contact me, you can do so by…
27 - Workout Wednesdays: August 1, 2018
Aug 1, 2018 • 19 min
Time for your weekly workout music fix! Be sure to follow the playlist “Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednesdays” to hear these songs in full! If you would like to contact me, you can do so by emailing [email protected] Be sure to follow the…
26 - MAF Mondays: The Most Important Episode So Far…
Jul 30, 2018 • 29 min
If you only listen to one episode of this podcast, please let THIS EPISODE be the one! This is the most important episode I’ve done so far, and I hope that it helps a lot of people out there that are struggling to find hope or purpose. Never forget that…
25 - Workout Wednesdays: July 25, 2018
Jul 25, 2018 • 22 min
It’s the 25th episode of Motivated AF and somehow I managed to release it on the 25th day of July! That’s…bizarre, but also pretty cool. 7 more workout songs coming your way and as usual, they will be added to the Spotify playlist “Motivated AF Music:…
24 - Motivated AF Mondays: Mindset, Priorities, and Our Inner Brat!
Jul 23, 2018 • 17 min
You can do anything you set your mind to. So what IS your mind SET to this week? A quick motivational episode to get your week started right! If you would like to contact the host of this podcast, Katee Forbis, (That’s me!) you can do so by visiting…
23 - Workout Wednesdays: July 18, 2018
Jul 18, 2018 • 22 min
I do an overview of 8 more songs that I have added to the Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednesdays playlist on Spotify! If you would like to contact the host of this podcast, Katee Forbis, (That’s me!) you can do so by emailing [email protected] or by…
22 - Motivated AF Mondays: Walk Through The F*ckin Door
Jul 16, 2018 • 21 min
Who is this podcast for exactly? That’s what I explain on this week’s MotivatedAfMondays episode! I’ll give you a hint… it’s for the UNDERDOGS. Hear why I love a good Cinderella Story and why one of the most important things you’ll ever do is….…
21 - Workout Wednesdays: July 11, 2018
Jul 11, 2018 • 17 min
The podcast is now legally allowed to drink! But we aren’t going to drink on this episode. We are going to get ready to WORKOUT! (I know. I know. I’m sorry to disappoint you!) I am back with 7 more workout songs this week. All the songs I discuss here…
20 - Motivated AF Mondays: Working Hard…When Everything is Hardly Working
Jul 9, 2018 • 25 min
Motivated AF Mondays have returned with a vengeance! On this episode, we cover why it’s important to stay the course when everything in us wants to quit. Do you want to quit because it’s no longer what you want? Or do you just want to quit because it’s…
19 - Workout Wednesdays: July 4, 2018
Jul 4, 2018 • 23 min
Happy July! I am back with 8 more songs to add to your workout playlist! Plus a little motivation from Fred Rogers aka… Mister Rogers! As always, the songs you hear me talk about in episode 19 will be available on the Spotify playlist “Motivated AF Music:…
18 - Workout Wednesdays: June 27, 2018
Jun 27, 2018 • 25 min
It’s time for our second Workout Wednesdays episode! This week I’ve got a new inspirational quote to start it off and then I discuss 8 more workout songs and why I like those particular songs. If you didn’t listen to the first one, and especially if want…
17 - Motivated AF Mondays: Why Not ME?!
Jun 25, 2018 • 61 min
On this episode of Motivated AF Mondays, I’ve got a much longer episode than usual. This could’ve just been a regular episode but I really wanted all of the “Encouragers/Promoters” out there to hear this as soon as possible. So who is in this group? If…
16: The First “Workout Wednesdays” Episode!
Jun 20, 2018 • 22 min
A new feature for the podcast! I will talk about a few different workout songs I like every week. After each new episode, I’ll be adding all of the songs to a playlist on Spotify called “Motivated AF Music: Workout Wednesdays.” Look for info on how to…
15 - Motivated AF Mondays: Don’t Tell Me It’s Too Late.
Jun 18, 2018 • 15 min
It’s only over if you decide it is. This week’s episode of MAF Mondays is all about how it’s never too late to follow a dream or to reach a new goal.
14 - It Isn’t In My Blood - A Father’s Day Tribute (Blog Audio)
Jun 14, 2018 • 14 min
The audio version of a blog post from (with bonus intro!) I wrote/recorded an episode in honor of my Dad for Father’s Day. If you ever let what others say about you get in your head too much, give this one a listen. I promise it’s not too…
13 - Me vs. Me
Jun 13, 2018 • 11 min
“Sometimes the abusive situation we need to get out of… is our own damn heads.” A little Facebook post audio with a few extra thoughts. Check it out and let me know what you think!
12 - Motivated AF Mondays: Self-Doubt Can Suck It.
Jun 4, 2018 • 7 min
Do you love your motivation with a side of obscenities? Wouldn’t it be cool if motivational stuff didn’t all have to include people climbing f*cking mountains or watching eagles soar? You know… the parts that make you feel really lame? Introducing a new…
11 - My interview with Michael Kupperman
May 15, 2018 • 143 min
On this ep, I interview Eisner-Award winning writer & artist, Michael Kupperman. Michael’s comic drawings & strips have appeared in dozens of publications including The New Yorker, Fortune, The New York Times, Forbes, Esquire, McSweeney’s comic books for…
10 - Interview with World’s Toughest Mudder competitor, Cole Giovannetti and World’s Toughest Mudder supporter, Lauren Lee.
May 9, 2018 • 128 min
On this episode, I sit down with IronMan and World’s Toughest Mudder competitor, Cole Giovannetti and his supportive wife, Lauren Lee. Cole recently competed in a 24-hour obstacle course race (Yes, I said 24 HOURS!) with his wife Lauren pushing him (quite…
9 - Interview with Ashton Riker
Apr 26, 2018 • 151 min
“I’m a fighter. I’m never gonna give up. But it’s like I just don’t know if I can keep going… But you have to find a way to keep going, no matter what.” On this episode, I’ve got my interview with singer/songwriter Ashton Riker. I say this a lot… but this…
8 - 15 Minute Therapy Session - Inside My Head
Apr 16, 2018 • 15 min
We all struggle, including me. This (mini) episode is just me showing some vulnerability and letting you know what’s going on inside my head today. I cover anxiety, procrastination, and imposter syndrome.
7 - BONUS mini episode - David Todd talks Memphis Tigers
Apr 4, 2018 • 24 min
Episode 7 is a special BONUS MINI EPISODE from my interview with David Todd, the executive chef at the Green Beetle. If you didn’t hear the original interview yet, I want to encourage you to go back and listen to episode 6 first. The idea behind doing…
6 - Interview with David Todd
Apr 4, 2018 • 139 min
“Unless you’ve been through some losses, I don’t really think that you understand how to credit those around you when you win.” On this episode, my guest is David Todd, aka, DT, who is currently the executive chef at Memphis’ historic restaurant and bar,…
5 -The Power Couple: Part 2 - Feat. Dustin & Maria Starr
Mar 19, 2018 • 74 min
“I think I’m more of a person that’s like… tell me that I can’t do that. Cause I’m totally gonna do that.” On this episode, it’s part 2 of my interview with “The Power Couple,” Dustin and Maria Starr. I have received some really positive feedback from…
4 - The Power Couple: Part 1 - Featuring Dustin and Maria Starr
Mar 15, 2018 • 83 min
“You’re gonna have to eat some sh*t sandwiches… and you’re gonna have to like it.” After a long hiatus, I am BACK, baby! In this episode, I have on my very first guests! The legendary “Power Couple,” Dustin and Maria Starr! A lot of my listeners may…
Ep3: The Prisoner - Blog Audio
Oct 23, 2017 • 22 min
Audio version of the blog post “The Prisoner: A Parable on Pain” from, PLUS BONUS PODCAST AUDIO! Subscribe to this show on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and the Anchor app!
5 Min Rant: Why I Love Failure
Oct 4, 2017 • 6 min
FMR (Five Minute Rant) on why I love being a failure.
Blog Audio : I Wish I May….
Sep 29, 2017 • 12 min
Audio version of my blog “I Wish I May, I Wish I Might, Get My Sh*T Together By Tonight.” from