Directionally Challenged

Directionally Challenged

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A podcast about realigning your internal compass. 30-something women asking life’s questions and learning from the people who just might have the answers.


“Stop Self-Sabotage” with Dr. Judy Ho
Oct 21 • 49 min
The fantastic Dr. Judy Ho joins us this week to help us understand self-sabotage, goal-setting, and motivation. Get “Stop Self-Sabatoge: Six Steps to Unlock Your True Motivation, Harness Your Willpower, and Get Out of Your Own Way:”…
“Thirty Life Crisis” with Lisa Schwartz
Oct 14 • 45 min
The wonderful Lisa Schwartz joins us this week to talk about her book, her many odd and hilarious jobs, and how she’s feeling about being in her thirties. Get “Thirty Life Crisis:” thirtylifecrisisbook.com Follow Lisa: Youtube:…
“W Hotels’ What She Said” LIVE with Harvest Home LA
Oct 7 • 45 min
At the W Hotel What She Said Women’s Panel, Sarah Wilson and Nikole join us from Harvest Home LA share the story of providing a home for homeless pregnant women, as well as their experiences with pregnancy and experiences of motherhood. Follow &…
“What Is A Doula?” with Laura Lee
Sep 30 • 45 min
Doula Laura Lee joins us this week to offer her perspective on the benefits of using a doula during birth, as well as to demystify postpartum anxiety and mood disorders, methods of newborn childcare, and water births, with special guest host Renee Bargh.…
“Jane of All Trades” with Christina Ochoa
Sep 23 • 47 min
We’re joined by Christina Ochoa - Actor/Pet Snake Owner/MENSA Member/Oceanographic Engineer/Taxidermy Collector/Scuba Diver (plus many more) to discuss the many facets of her life. Follow Christina https://www.instagram.com/ochoachristina/ Follow Jennifer…
“Bipolar Disorder” with Alessandra Torresani
Sep 16 • 54 min
Trigger Warning: Suicide Alessandra Torresani shares her journey of being an actress with bipolar disorder. Special Guest Host - Jennifer Zaborowski References:EmotionAL Support Podcast:…
“Ologies” with Alie Ward
Sep 9 • 57 min
Alie Ward, host of podcast “Ologies,” shares why it’s important for adults to continue to learn about science and we learn how one tweet can make huge impact. References: https://www.alieward.com/ https://www.alieward.com/ologies Follow Alie…
“The Art of Elysium” with Jennifer Howell
Sep 2 • 54 min
Jennifer Howell, founder of the volunteer organization, The Art of Elysium joins us this week to discuss why she founded the organization and how she brought a community together through art in order to support individuals in the midst of difficult…
“Don’t Hate, Meditate!” with Megan Monahan
Aug 26 • 53 min
Author Megan Monahan shares her spiritual journey from working in the music industry to becoming a meditation guru. She also gives insight on why meditation is important and how to work it into your everyday life. Join us for a guided meditation with…
BONUS - Guided Meditation with Megan Monahan
Aug 26 • 12 min
Join us in a guided meditation with Megan Monahan. Don’t forget to listen to the full episode with Megan in conjunction with this!
“The Game of Desire” and “Erectile Dysfunction” with Shan Boodram
Aug 19 • 55 min
Sexologist Shan Boodram shares dating secrets from her new book and why erectile dysfunction is something women should be discussing. References: https://www.thegameofdesire.com https://getmegiddy.com https://amaze.org/ Follow Shan:…
Introducing We Love You (and So Can You)!
Aug 15 • 5 min
Here’s a new podcast for you! We Love You (and So Can You) is part reality show, part self-love school, and the best makeover podcast out there. Hosts Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg (from By the Book) draw on their extensive knowledge of self-help…
“Comic Con - Part 2” with Matthew Davis, Casey Deidrick, and Aisha Tyler
Aug 12 • 55 min
We’re back again with the second part of our special Comic Con episode! Julie Plec and Carina MacKenzie return and guest host (along with Candice). They’re joined by stars of CW’s Legacies, and “In The Dark, and FXX’s “Archer.” Special thanks to TV Guide!…
“Comic Con - Part I” with Aria Shahghasemi, Casey Deidrick, and Michael Malarkey
Aug 5 • 50 min
Julie Plec and Carina MacKenzie return and guest co-host (along with Candice) this episode from Comic Con 2019! They’re joined by stars of CW’s “Legacies,” and “In The Dark,” and History’s “Project Blue Book.” Special thanks to TV Guide! Follow The…
“Cultivating A Friendship” with Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin
Jul 29 • 57 min
Best friends and creatives Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin share how they maintain their friendship as well as being business partners. Gaby and Allison www.instagram.com/gabyroad www.instagram.com/allisonraskin https://www.gabyandallison.com Check out our…
“Basic Witches” with Leah Knauer & Rachel Laforest
Jul 22 • 68 min
Comedians Leah Knauer & Rachel Laforest guide us to tap into our feminime superpowers to become closer to our energy and spirituality. Leah & Rachel www.instagram.com/basicwitchespod www.instagram.com/LeahKnauer www.instagram.com/RachelLaforest Check out…
“Everything Iconic” with Danny Pellegrino
Jul 15 • 57 min
Comedian and writer Danny Pellegrino walks us through the history of reality TV and shares his thoughts on why we love it! Follow Danny www.everythingiconic.com www.twitter.com/DannyPellegrino Check out our new merch! http://podswag.com/challenged Thanks…
“The CEO of YOU” with Jeanette Schneider
Jul 8 • 56 min
Author, speaker, and advocate Jeanette Schneider shares how she left her stressful career as an executive in finance and gives us direction on taking charge of our destiny. Follow Jeanette www.jeanetteschneider.com www.jeanetteschneider.com/lore-advocacy/…
“Double Dating” with the Doughboys
Jul 1 • 76 min
Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger of the Doughboys Podcast help guide us this week. We’re all sharing our personal dating stories as well as discussing dating as well as answering your questions about relationships. Follow Doughboys…
“Your Daily Uniform” with Leesa Evans
Jun 24 • 71 min
Costume Designer, Stylist, and Philanthropist Leesa Evans has worked on some of our favorite films: Clueless, Bridesmaids, Trainwreck, and many more. She shares how styling Amy Schumer led to creating STYLEFUND - an organization aimed to empower women…
“After” with Anna Todd
Jun 17 • 66 min
Anna Todd is our guest this week! She shares how she became an International & New York Times Best Selling Author and helped pave the way for New Adult Fiction genre. She also gives insight into her “After,” “Landon,” and “The Stars” series as well as her…
“What Would Dobrev Do?” with Nina Dobrev
Jun 10 • 73 min
Welcome to Season 2 of Directionally Challenged! Actress and our co-star from, “The Vampire Diaries” Nina Dobrev shares her journey on how she went from modeling to actress, what it was like to turn 30, and what drives her adventurous side. Follow…
BONUS - “This Is About Humanity” live-ish with Elsa Collins
Jun 3 • 59 min
This week we are joined by Elsa Collins. She started a movement, “This Is About Humanity,” with her sisters in order to help those affected at the border. She shares why she decided to start the organization and how we all can help. Reference:…
Season 1 Finale
May 13 • 59 min
Wow, we’ve already reached the end of our first season’s journey. In this episode we will revisit some of our favorite moments from Season 1 and share what we’ve learned. And don’t worry, we’ll be back soon for Season 2! Thanks to our great sponsors:…
“Happy Mother’s Day” with Claire Holt
May 6 • 77 min
Recorded three days before giving birth, actress Claire Holt shares how she discovered she was pregnant, when she told her family, and the different experiences she’s had as her body has changed. Kayla also share her own pregnancy journey! Reference:…
“NKD” with Catherine Powell
Apr 29 • 56 min
At age 14 most of us are clueless as to what we want to do with the rest of our lives. However, Catherine Powell had a clear vision of becoming a touring photographer. At age 17 she created her own path by co-founding NKD Mag and serves as as Editor In…
“Get It Together” with Lauren Berger
Apr 22 • 57 min
Lauren Berger is a career expert, internship expert, CEO/Founder, Entrepreneur, speaker, and author. Her latest book, “Get it Together; Ditch the Chaos, Do the Work, Design Your Success” helps you to focus on what you need and paying attention to…
“Discovering Your Gift” with Julie Plec
Apr 15 • 80 min
Powerhouse Creator, Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer, and Director Julie Plec knew that she wanted to work in the entertainment industry but didn’t know in what capacity. After being blackballed she had a major epiphany which led her to discovering…
“Permission for Pleasure” with Alicia Sinclair
Apr 8 • 61 min
Talking about pleasure, sex, and self-love can be embarrassing. Alicia Sinclair - Sex Educator and Founder & CEO of Children of the Revolution is here this week to help us normalize our own sexual empowerment. Follow Alicia:Website:…
“Grief and Humor” with Heather McMahan
Apr 1 • 50 min
We usually go through five stages of grief after a love one dies. Comedian and actress Heather McMahan shares how she was able laugh after her father’s death and gives advice on how to help friends cope with death. Follow Heather:Instagram:…
“Bringing It Home” with Gail Simmons
Mar 25 • 64 min
Food is not only the fuel to keep us going, it’s often the center of family time or socializing with friends. Food writer, “Top Chef” judge, and author Gail Simmons shares how her childhood, education, travel, and other experiences helped shape the…
“Fear Is Not An Option” with Monica Berg
Mar 18 • 57 min
We all live in some type of fear and it can be a deterrence on the road to achieving our goals. Author Monica Berg challenges us to rethink life and to eliminate fear from our reality. Follow Monica: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AskMonicaBerg/…
“Slumber Party” with Jen Zaborowski
Mar 11 • 63 min
Slumber parties were the quintessential place to gossip, talk about our crushes, and catch up on the happenings of our celebrity idols. Jen Zaborowski joins us this week to help guide us to learn from our teen selves and let our freak flag fly! Follow…
“Nostalgia’s A Bitch” with Michael Vlamis
Mar 4 • 63 min
Actor Michael Vlamis (Roswell, New Mexico) was a self-described, “sweet little fat boy.” We take a trip down memory lane and share what we would teach our 12 year-old-selves. Follow Michael: @michaelvlamis Thanks to our wonderful sponsors: Zola, Hello…
Q&A - #HeyCandiceKayla
Feb 25 • 39 min
This episode is a bit different. We took to our social media and asked you guys what is making you a little Directionally Challenged in your life. We’re here to hopefully help navigate the way! Want to get in on the fun next time? Tweet us using the…
“10 Year Challenge” with Michael Trevino
Feb 18 • 58 min
We’ve known fellow actor and friend Michael Trevino (The Vampire Diaries; Roswell, New Mexico) for ten years. We share our first impressions of each other, how we’ve grown over time, and what advice we’d give our future selves. Follow Trevino:…
“A Sucky Love Story” with Brittani Louise Taylor
Feb 11 • 61 min
**Trigger Warning: Physical and Mental Abuse** Internet Star Brittani Louise Taylor met and fell in love with who she thought was the perfect guy. The problem was, he wasn’t who he pretended to be. She shares how she survived and overcame unhappily ever…
“Carving Your Own Path” w/ Ilsey Juber
Feb 4 • 62 min
Contrary to what a lot of us believe, there is not one specific way to meet our goals. In her teens, Ilsey Juber set off to become one of the biggest music acts in the world. Though she didn’t achieve this as a singer, she has become a super successful…
“The Wild Woman Experience” w/ Rachel Pringle
Jan 28 • 51 min
It may be difficult to stay in tune and connected with our bodies on a spiritual level. Embodiment/Intimacy/Relationship Coach Rachel Pringle took us on a journey through movement, song, and dance to awaken “Wild Woman” within. Follow Rachel:…
“Like A Boss! (With A Baby)” w/ Cammy Miller and Cologne Trude
Jan 14 • 49 min
Balancing a career and being mom can be overwhelming. Designers/Co-founders of Show Me Your Mumu, Cammy and Cologne share their experiences on being new moms and running a successful company. Follow Cammy: @cammymumuFollow Cologne: @colognemumu Thanks to…
“Anxiety and Productivity” w/ Bri Emery
Dec 31, 2018 • 35 min
Bri Emery, founder of designlovefest, is one of the busiest people we know. She’s a graphic designer and art director with a travel collection in Target, and has created numerous campaigns for various brands. Though she is highly productive, she lives…
“Finding Your Tribe” w/ Aisha Tyler and Carina MacKenzie
Dec 17, 2018 • 72 min
We all have our ups and downs in life and it may be hard to find people that have your back no matter what. Boss ladies Aisha Tyler (actress, comedian, director, host) and Carina MacKenzie (Showrunner of “Roswell, New Mexico”) share how they became…
“Giving Back” w/ Caitlin Crosby
Dec 3, 2018 • 50 min
With so many worthy causes, finding your place to give back can be daunting and overwhelming. Caitlin Crosby, founder of The Giving Keys, shares how she started a jewelry company which employs those transitioning out of homelessness, and gives advice on…
“The Gift of Failure” w/ Jenna Ushkowitz
Nov 19, 2018 • 40 min
Though we receive praise when we experience success, no one talks about all the failures that lead to that moment. Actress and Producer Jenna Ushkowitz joins us this week to share how her career shortcomings inspired her to create her podcast “Epic Fail,”…
“Starting Your Career” w/ Jenny Boyd
Nov 5, 2018 • 50 min
Jenny Boyd, actress and star of the CW’s “Legacies” is our lovely guest this week. Jenny shares how she was cast in “The Vampire Diaries” universe show, plus her excitement and fears for the new series. We also share our own hilarious memories of what it…
“Fertility Journey” w/ Tanya Tate
Oct 22, 2018 • 57 min
Adult film performer and director Tanya Tate is our wonderful guest this week. Although Tanya is twelve-time MILF of the year award-winner, her journey to become an actual mother was an up and down roller coaster. She shares how years of determinations…
“Living Life Online” w/ Grace Helbig
Oct 8, 2018 • 48 min
Our terrific guest this week is YouTuber, actress, and fellow podcast host Grace Helbig. From venting our frustrations, to posting about families, it’s difficult to decide what we should post on the internet. Grace shares how she balances her online and…
“Tech Addiction” w/ Manoush Zomorodi
Sep 24, 2018 • 63 min
Our amazing guest this week is co-founder of Stable Genius Productions, author, and podcast host, Manoush Zomorodi. She’s sharing her knowledge on how we’re becoming addicted to technology, setting your intentions when using your phone, and how to find…
“Instant Gratification” w/ Becca Tilley
Sep 10, 2018 • 57 min
Welcome to our first episode! Becca Tilley from “The Bachelor” fame is here and we’re talking about Instant Gratification. We’re focusing on living life in the moment and balancing what we’re actually sharing on social media. Also, the dangers of…
You Found Us!
Aug 27, 2018 • 3 min
You found us! You are definitely not Directionally Challenged. (We’re still working on it.) Join us on this new adventure as we stop and ask for directions from inspiring people we respect and love. Directionally Challenged is a new podcast hosted by The…