The Collective Podcast

The Collective Podcast

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Community + connection. Real women, real stories, told in authentic and organic ways. Different backgrounds, diverse in countless ways with three crucial things in common: BRAVE INSPIRING BEAUTIFUL #women #community #sisterhood #authenticity Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rainydaycollective/support


Let’s Chat: Enneagram… {60}
Dec 4 • 45 min
Collective Listeners- this is EPISODE 60! What?!?!? it has been an amazing journey together and today’s episode is perfect for marking the occasion! We asked author Lyndsey Medford to come back and talk the enneagram. There is NOTHING educational about…
Tori Hill… {59}
Nov 27 • 56 min
Misty and Maggie sit down to chat with Tori Hill, women’s advocate extraordinaire! It’s true that Misty reached out to Tori, to come on the show, because she’s kind of a mega fan. It is also fair to say that Tori is empowering and worth the love! In…
Books, Costumes and Chronic Illness- Oh My… {58}
Nov 20 • 53 min
In today’s episode, Misty & Maggie sit down for a chat with Michigan based Author, Sewist and Chronic Illness advocate- Eme’ Savage. Not only does Eme’ tell us her amazing love story, but her creativity and ability to move forward through her own illness…
Feel Good Days… {Bonus!}
Nov 15 • 64 min
Misty and Nikki had the absolute pleasure of sitting down to chat with Jessica Boehm. She shares her heartbreaking journey through chronic illness, Leukemia and complete hopelessness. During her lowest point she took the knowledge that she had…
Let’s Chat: Infertility… {57}
Nov 13 • 60 min
It doesn’t matter our backgrounds, where we came from, what our religious/personal beliefs are, or our economic status- Infertility does not discriminate. Some women rely on their faith to get through, while others seek different forms of growth. In this…
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Nov 12 • 0 min
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Organizing Your Vision…{56}
Nov 6 • 48 min
In this episode, Misty, along with co-host Heidi, spend some time picking the well-organized mind of Sabrina Serrano. As a professional business organizer, Sabrina has a way of making even the grandest dreams/goals seem doable. Being a lover of physical…
Home + Humble… {55}
Oct 30 • 46 min
In this episode of the Collective Podcast, Misty sits down with Lauren Erlandson, who shares the amazing story of how she flipped her life, career and geographical location all completely upside down. From small town Wisconsin to the executive life in…
It’s a Season… {54}
Oct 23 • 35 min
In today’s episode, Misty sits down with our team creative Heidi Houtz about the unfathomable season she lived, as a new mom with a sick baby. Within this hard season she learned so much about true self care, isolation and resilience. Other important…
A Queen Healing… {53}
Oct 16 • 57 min
In this weeks episode Misty, and her cohost Emily get the amazing opportunity to sit down and talk with Allison Schwab. Allie bravely shares her personal story of an abusive marriage, and how that journey has gone on to impact her career with social work,…
You Can’t Pour From an Empty Cup… {52}
Oct 9 • 41 min
In today’s episode, Misty and Nikki sit down to chat with Author Lyndsey Medford. Lyndsey shares about the personal health/life things which led her to the creation of her beautiful guided journal “Making Friends with my Body & God.” Simply talking with…
Creating your Future… {51}
Oct 2 • 48 min
Kicking off the first half of our second season, Misty sits down for a one-on-one chat with Lauren of Apachemagic. With a lot of inspiration, wisdom and experience Lauren shares her journey through adoption, ambition and connecting with who she was meant…
Chasing an Overwhelming Peace… {50}
Aug 28 • 48 min
For the Collective Podcast’s 50th episode, Misty sat down to chat with Amanda Whitworth about writing, art, creativity, her journey with cancer and so much more. Amanda is an inspiration and we are so grateful to get to share her story with you now… We…
What does Verdure mean, anyhow? {49}
Aug 21 • 59 min
Welcome back to our third and final summer book episode. This week we’ve dubbed our very own Jane Austen expert, and brought her in to talk about all things Jane, classic lit, and a bit about mental health! We also learn what Verdure means, and not very…
A journey through… {48}
Aug 14 • 33 min
In this episode, Misty sits down to chat with Casey Moore. Casey, a student at Savannah College of Art & Design, shares about her journey with an eating disorder, and her process to heal and learn to intuitively listen to her body. —- This episode is…
I like big books… {47}
Jul 31 • 43 min
Jennie Weekley, of the Weekley Connection came on the show to chat all things fiction! While Misty was melting, neck deep in Pennsylvania humidity, Jennie was joining in from the beach! What a fun episode! Among the many things talked about, here are a…
October 1, 2017… {46}
Jul 23 • 49 min
On October 1, 2017 Brie went with her mother, aunt and friend to the Route 91 Festival in Las Vegas Nevada. A fun girl’s trip experience, for these ladies, no one was prepared for the horror that would take over as a shooter unleashed hell upon the crowds…
The Lemonade Movement… {44}
Jul 17 • 44 min
Our guest, in todays episode is the heart and creator behind The Lemonade Movement, a platform for community, education, workshops, and individual and group-based coaching that helps women transform life’s lemons (emotional trauma, anxiety, and fear) into…
Pro-love… {43}
Jul 10 • 56 min
Maggie & Misty sit down with Emily Heiden. Emily is a PHD student, as well as a well published essayist. During this current climate in our culture, Emily’s story is one (among so many) that we need to hear. Emily bravely shares her story of abortion, and…
Hello, Sunshine… {42}
Jul 3 • 49 min
Here we are, in episode 42, and it is JUST IN TIME for summer! Marion and Misty sit down to chat with @Melanomawarriorwoman about her cancer journey… We chat all sorts of things, from therapy animals, real self care, truth about sunscreens, Braf mutation,…
This is Forty… {40}
Jun 26 • 43 min
When I first became aware of my social media connection with my guest, Ritu Bhathal, we had a little exchange about being over forty and still being more than capable of chasing, and conquering, our goals. Out of that conversation stemmed the idea for a…
Book Talk, with K.J…. (Bonus episode 1)
Jun 21 • 39 min
This episode is one of three summer bonus episodes, where we chat books! In this, our first episode of the summer series, Misty sits down with author K.J. Backer. The two started a conversation about Rachel Hollis’ Girl Stop Apologizing one day, and…
The one with the bikinis… {39}
Jun 19 • 53 min
Sometimes we will just gather a few bright ladies together and chat about something timely and relevant. In this particular episode, just in time for summer, we are discussing true body positivity, what it is, why it matters and what we can do to help……
Light and love… {38}
Jun 12 • 45 min
Some people miss the point of optimism and are just too giddy. We’ve all met them. In today’s show, our guest is one of the most sincerely positive people I have ever encountered! Alongside my co-host Maggie, we got to chat with Megan Moulton. Not only is…
Pastelito Princess… {37}
Jun 5 • 48 min
Our guest, Jessica, has big dreams… Being a first generation child of an immigrant, she’s watched her father work hard and achieve great success. She, like the rest of us, has walked through this life with her fair share of hardships and disappointments…
The Impossible… {36}
May 29 • 43 min
Nikki Johnson is my guest in the final episode of our May Motherhood series, and she is the absolute perfect “wrap up” for such a heartfelt series! Throughout her entire story Nikki shows us how possible the impossible really can be. I have listened to…
Brave Decisions… {35}
May 22 • 62 min
Alexandrea, of Blue Lane Blog sat down to share her beautiful journey to Motherhood with me. So much about Andrea’s story is so beautifully personal to me and i am SO GRATEFUL to share her story with you. From infertility to motherhood, her story is…
The Mama Mogul… {34}
May 15 • 56 min
Maggie and Misty had the privilege of sitting down with Shilene Aaron, the Mama Mogul. Shilene has experienced several vastly different chapters of motherhood with grace, poise and true joy. She was a single mom, is now the mom of a blended family and she…
The Motherhood series… {33}
May 8 • 59 min
In this episode we are kicking off our Motherhood series, four episodes with unique perspectives, odd defying stories of hope, heartache, loss, love and motherhood journeys. Today Misty, Maggie, Joy and Tori engage in honest conversation about how their…
Baby Blues… {32}
May 1 • 59 min
In Episode 32, as we kick off the Month of May, I had the opportunity to sit down with two amazing women and talk Postpartum Depression, the journey of making intentional memories and mental/emotional health. My cohost was my life long friend Sarah, who…
She writes, she’s hilarious, she’s Renee Percy… {31}
Apr 24 • 34 min
Misty and Jennie had the privilege of sitting down and chatting with actress, comedian and the all around lovely Renee Percy. Renee shared her journey within the comedy and entertainment industry, as a woman. The good news? Things are slowly getting…
And now we continue… {30}
Apr 16 • 46 min
AND we’re back! Season two of The Collective podcast is here and we are SO HAPPY that it’s time to share more women, see more brave and connect! Misty reconnects with season one favorites Jennie, Maggie, Angel and Ashley. We hear how the show has impacted…
{twenty-nine} Love and Loss…
Mar 6 • 62 min
Our guest today is Miranda Dauphinee, and her story is one love, addiction, healing, hurt, loss and a million other things. We are awed by her courage to share and we feel grateful to invite you in to Miranda’s journey… —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
{twenty-eight} The Interview…
Feb 27 • 40 min
The tables are turned as our host Misty and her husband Chris are interviewed about their marriage journey, the unedited version with no fancy filters… —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
{twenty-seven} Love, Marriage & the Movies…
Feb 20 • 55 min
Round table discussion on life, love and marriage- what we may have expected based on the movies we loved, and what reality looks like. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this…
{Twenty-six} Real Love…
Feb 12 • 61 min
Though we don’t have a Mary J. Blige budget, on our show, her song is a perfect fit for the kickoff episode on our LOVE Series. For the next four weeks we will be sharing stories and conversations about love, of all kinds… Healing love, hurting love,…
{twenty-four} The Conversation Starter…
Jan 22 • 78 min
Girl-talk about real life. When a group of women come together to talk about our journeys, labels, self-definition, our perceptions, growth, changes and ask the questions/say the things that we might not always feel comfortable saying out loud… Join the…
{twenty-three} Namaste…
Jan 15 • 57 min
This week we have the pleasure of introducing you to Tara. Tara walks us through her story of addiction, recovery, the loss of her brother and how the darkness of her journey has taken her on an amazing path- one she’d never expected… —- This episode is…
{twenty-two} What makes you beautiful…
Jan 8 • 53 min
Maggie and I sit down for a quiet conversation with our favorite beauty expert, Nicole. (and by quiet I mean, it’s quiet, ya’ll.) —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
{twenty-five} The quiet one, with the beep…
Dec 12, 2018 • 58 min
I am joined by Sasha, this week, as we chat with our new friend Megan. While we set out to chat about one thing, the episode QUICKLY becomes one about how to “deal” when things go wrong. (To further illustrate the natural progression of the talk, things…
{Twenty-One} Everyday is a Miracle…
Nov 28, 2018 • 54 min
Meet Erica! Jennie and I sit down to listen to Erica’s journey and the miraculous way she has grown to see the beauty within the struggle amidst unknowns. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
{Twenty} It starts (and ends) with a Beach…
Nov 21, 2018 • 71 min
My incredible artist friend Jo (Milk Moon House) shares about her journey from the darkest moment to the one where she is (currently) the most free… It’s a beautiful journey, I’m so glad you’re here to come along! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…
{Nineteen} Circles…
Nov 14, 2018 • 56 min
Marion is my cohost and our beautiful guest, Adrian, has one of the most amazing stories I have ever heard! I don’t want to give anything away, you’ll want to hear it! I hadn’t, until this interview, and I was literally speechless… —- This episode is…
{Eighteen} The Village people are us…
Nov 7, 2018 • 49 min
All important works need a community, this is no different for the story today’s guest Ashley tells about the unexpected detours her life has taken. Not only is the saying true, that it takes a village but what is also true is that we are all a part of…
{Seventeen} Steady + Flight…
Oct 31, 2018 • 44 min
We’re chatting besties, music careers, art, serial killers, what we fill our cups with and pretty much anything else we could cram it. Our special guest is Sara and she’s an inspiration! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
{sixteen} In Grief there is…
Oct 24, 2018 • 61 min
In this episode we meet Anna, a mother who has known tremendous grief and shares her heart, loss and hope with us. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
{Fifteen} Find Your Beauty…
Oct 17, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode Marion and I get the privilege of chatting with the beautiful, extraordinary Michelle. After her experiences, Michelle is the advocate we all need in our corner! (wearing her pink gloves, of course!) —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
{Fourteen} This is Us…
Oct 10, 2018 • 45 min
The Collective is back! Jennie and I play catch up and share some relevant and completely irrelevant things about our summer journeys. It is a gentle way to ease in on our time together. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
{Thirteen} Serve, protect and love…
Jul 20, 2018 • 60 min
I had the distinct privilege of sitting down to chat with two beautiful women who are inspiring and successful in their own ways, while also happening to be married to law enforcement officers. Anjanette is in Seattle and Kara is near Detroit, here in the…
{Twelve} Kinda like a sleepover…
Jul 13, 2018 • 46 min
I am joined by Maggie, My friend Mindy and the very awesome Megan Ericson (co-host of the Minimalist Moms podcast) to kick off summer as nostalgically, casually and (let’s be honest) awkwardly as possible when some of you are strangers and your actual…
Eleven: Embrace your Brave
Jul 5, 2018 • 48 min
Kelly & Misty sit down to chat with Sasha, an inspiring girl with a personal story of following her brave and how this changed her life… —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this…
Ten: What happens next?
Jun 27, 2018 • 20 min
Growth is a process, and anything organically human will experience it. We are no different… —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
{nine} What’s The Worst That Could Happen?
Jun 19, 2018 • 29 min
I am super excited to introduce our listeners to my new friend Kelly! She is fantastic and fun and oh-so-wise! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
{eight}: Confessions of an Infidelity Whisperer (Part two)
Jun 13, 2018 • 61 min
Myself, Maggie and our special guest Tabatha Wharton continue our discussion… —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rainydaycollective/support
{Seven}: Confessions of an Infidelity Whisperer… (part one)
Jun 12, 2018 • 46 min
The Collective’s Maggie and I sat down for a deep conversation with Poet, Author and the Authentically amazing Tabatha Wharton. If you’re familiar with Tabatha than most of the things in this episode won’t come as a surprise, as she is one of the most…
{six}: Give a Girl a Puppy…
Jun 5, 2018 • 53 min
Our Guest today is The Middle Life Podcast’s very own Maegy Bouck! (My very special co-host is Megan, who is simply lovely and we hope she will come back whenever she wants!) We cover a wide range of topics including the beauty industry, 1980’s stuffed…
Five: Honored
May 8, 2018 • 60 min
Katie is here this week, (!!!) and our (very) special guest this week is Jenna Weasonforth, a mom, soon-to-be-bride and Army veteran. Despite the many technical difficulties we were really lucky to get to chat with Jenna. I also attached a brief segment…
Four: Let’s chat about the F-word
May 1, 2018 • 48 min
Jennie is back, filling in for Katie (We missed you, Katie!) while we chat with Maggie about those life things that sometimes just don’t end up quite like we hoped. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Three: “Into the deep wherever…”
Apr 24, 2018 • 36 min
Katie and Misty sit down and chat with Jennie. This might be the only time you can laugh about Leslie Knope and feel your heart ache about loss at the same time. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Two: That which shapes us
Apr 17, 2018 • 31 min
Angel is a foster/adoptive mom, with a life’s journey which shaped her for this calling… —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rainydaycollective/support
Gotta Start Somewhere…
Apr 12, 2018 • 33 min
What happens when two lifetime, well storied friends take action on a dream to bring brave women together to share their stories, illuminate shared journeys, chase away isolation and create connections? I guess we’ll see… —- This episode is sponsored by ·…