Yes, And... with Jennifer Whitacre

Yes, And... with Jennifer Whitacre

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Yes, And… with Jennifer Whitacre, Empowerment Strategist and trauma specialist, discusses topics like trauma, shame, guilt, failures breakdowns, healing, and struggle to help you discover tools to diminish the power of those potentially debilitating…


Queersplaining: Narratives Of Queer And Transgender People With Callie Wright
Feb 12 • 52 min
This day and age have opened up so much for many members of the LGBTQ community to express themselves and their identity freely. Though not without their own struggles, many people have now found the courage to really embrace who they are. With this are…
Finding Hope In Life Beyond The Shadows With Nancy Legere
Feb 5 • 50 min
Victims of abuse tend to keep their dark past to themselves out of fear and shame. Courage would not even suffice to describe the kind of bravery they show when they finally decide to go out of the shadows and into a life of healing. A living proof of…
A Homeless High School Dropout & A Growth Mindset With Jonathan Walters
Jan 29 • 57 min
Mindset can either make or break you. What you believe you want to achieve can be attained if you work your way through it and not self-sabotage every opportunity you have. For Jonathan Walters, he has tested his attitude towards grasping opportunities…
Combat PTSD: It’s Okay To Say I’m Not Okay With Jay Allen
Jan 22 • 60 min
PTSD can happen anywhere to anyone. Just like any mental disease, it strongly affects everything that comes in your way especially when symptoms are left untreated. Combat Veteran, motivational speaker, and author of Battlefield 2 Boardroom, Jay Allen,…
Haunted By Childhood: Life After Child Abuse With Damien Rider
Jan 14 • 68 min
The effects of childhood abuse are extremely serious and long-lasting, both on the psychological aspect and the brain development of the child. Author, ultra-adventure athlete, and motivational speaker Damien Rider is a victim of such. In his documentary…
62 Surviving Scientology With Moira Hutchinson
Jan 8 • 51 min
Scientology has gained a notorious reputation since its initial institution, and its reach has extended to every which point around the world. Surviving in Scientology is quite a story to tell because not everyone does—at least not with their sense of…
61 Staying Empowered Through The Winter Blues With Harry Sherwood
Dec 30, 2019 • 53 min
Getting through the winter blues means more than just singing a holiday cheer or hiding under your Christmas shopping spree. In this episode, meditation and mindfulness expert, and Consciously co-founder Harry Sherwood joins host Jennifer Whitacre to…
60 Overcoming Trauma: The Story Of An Evolutionary Catalyst & Global Change-Maker With Anna Pereira
Dec 16, 2019 • 49 min
Overcoming trauma is one of the most difficult things a person has to do in their life, but it’s something that ultimately must be done to achieve wellness. Being caged by one’s trauma can lead to being stuck in a proverbial quicksand that becomes harder…
59 Mindfulness: The Power Of Your Inner Game With Manuj Aggarwal
Dec 9, 2019 • 48 min
The world has so much going on that we can’t help but be swayed by its expectations and lose ourselves in the process. Switching it up, guest Manuj Aggarwal is all about working our inner game rather than setting ourselves up against the never-ending…
58 Dark Night Of The Soul With Caroline Diana Bobart
Dec 4, 2019 • 45 min
Personal issues can affect our productivity and happiness levels during the day and keep us up at night. Host Jennifer Whitacre interviews professional clairvoyant Caroline Diana Bobart about these phases in our lives that can disable us, weakening our…
57 Maintain Your Growth At Holiday Gatherings With Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin
Nov 27, 2019 • 40 min
Personal growth is easy to do when you’re on your own. However, when we’re around our family, it feels like we lose it. Relationships with people, especially with those closest in our lives, are never perfect and could sometimes give us either the…
56 Murdered And Missing Indigenous Women And Girls With Belinda Eraicho
Nov 21, 2019 • 47 min
In today’s society, it is alarming how crime and murder incidents are continuously rising. Every day, we see news flashes on television of people who have either gone missing or were murdered. In this episode, educator and healing practitioner Belinda…
55 Myofascial Release & Authentic Healing With Lori Zeltwanger
Nov 13, 2019 • 55 min
There’s an energetic alignment with our physicality. When there’s trauma, that energetic alignment with the physicality gets disconnected, twisted, or buried when we can’t handle what’s happening. We put up all of these defences, and the fascia system…
54 Recovering From Addictions You Didn’t Know Were Addictions With Rabbi Ilan Glazer
Nov 6, 2019 • 57 min
Addiction comes in varied forms, not just the typical alcohol and drug addiction we typically know about. This episode explores the life of love, sugar addiction, bullying, and fantasy of Rabbi Ilan Glazer. He is the author of the #1 bestselling book And…
53 Change Your Music, Change Your Life With Bill Protzmann
Oct 30, 2019 • 52 min
Music has a great power to change the world because it can change people. In today’s episode, host Jennifer Whitacre sits down and talks with musician and founder of Music Care Inc., Bill Protzmann. With a mission to raise awareness of the power of music…
52 After The Crisis With Victoria English Martin
Oct 23, 2019 • 53 min
It takes a huge amount of courage to fight cancer and win the battle. In this episode, breast cancer survivor, Integrative Nutrition coach, Pilates instructor, and mother of four Victoria English Martin opens up about surviving breast cancer and the…
51 Love Yourself Happy With Shari Alyse
Oct 17, 2019 • 48 min
Having been through childhood sexual abuse and other childhood traumas, Shari Alyse has spent her whole life learning how to love herself fully and completely. Shari is the bestselling author of Love Yourself Happy, a motivational speaker, a self-love…
50 From Hateful To Grateful
Oct 10, 2019 • 43 min
Despite having the best job, the best relationship, and things that he’s never had before, Randy was miserable. His coping mechanism of doing drugs and alcohol had stopped working years before he did anything about it. Realizing how his life needs to be…
49 Self-Empowerment: Life Lessons From An Inch Worm with Lisa Noland-Shalosky
Oct 2, 2019 • 61 min
Nature is the best healer. Lisa Noland-Shalosky, a psychic medium and certified spiritual advisor, shows us how Gaia brings us never-ending lessons that we can use for all aspects in our life, including healing and letting go of fear and self-doubt.…
48 Untangling Your Life From Constant Stress Through The Power Of Observation with Christian Modjaiso
Sep 25, 2019 • 49 min
Stress is natural, but too much of it kills you and others around you. For this very reason, people like Christian Modjaiso exists. He is a Relationship Rescue Coach and the Founder and CEO of OBSERVE, a company that is set up to help extremely stressed…
47 Alyssa Gursky on Finding Healing From Trauma Through Psychedelic-Assisted Art Therapy
Sep 18, 2019 • 49 min
There is more to healing than meets the eye. Here to talk about non-ordinary states of consciousness is Alyssa Gursky, a night attendant at MAPS — one of the organizations that are conducting clinical trials for the MDMA studies to treat…
46 Native American Intergenerational Trauma with Belinda Eriacho
Sep 11, 2019 • 51 min
Life’s challenges are actually gifts along our life’s journey towards Hozho, a Navajo way of life that means to walk through life in balance with all living things around us and everything that we do. Our guest is the Belinda Eriacho who comes from a…
45 Chip Baker: Go Get It!
Aug 28, 2019 • 57 min
Chip Baker is a 4th generation educator, an author, a podcaster, a life coach, and a speaker. Chip’s two books are ‘Growing Through Your Go Through’ and ‘Effective Conversation To Ignite Relationships.’ His podcast, Chip Baker - The Success Chronicles,…
44 Bill Protzmann: Music for Self-Care
Aug 21, 2019 • 53 min
Bill Protzmann is so much more than an IT entrepreneur! Bill holds magna cum laude degrees in piano performance and creative writing, and has concertized and performed for many years with a focus on bringing music to audiences in non-traditional ways.In…
43 G Brian Benson: Habits for Success
Aug 15, 2019 • 52 min
G Brian Benson decided to leave the comfort and stability of a family business to step out into the unknown. That’s something many of us only imagine, and we never actually do it. Learn about Brian’s own, personal, hero’s journey of self-realization and…
Purdeep Sangha: Men Who Win
Aug 7, 2019 • 54 min
Purdeep Sangha is the Founder of The Male Entrepreneur, an Award-Winning Author, a Podcaster, a Speaker and Mentor & a Strategist For Men In Business. An authority on performance psychology, mindfulness, leadership, and business growth, Purdeep is also a…
Music Is Our Medicine
Jul 31, 2019 • 54 min
Paul Pellinger, Chief Strategy Officer for Recovery Unplugged continues the conversation about addiction and recovery. The music-focused addiction treatment approach utilized at Recovery Unplugged was developed, primarily, by Paul Pellinger, co-Founder of…
ReHumanize Life: On the Other Side of Addiction
Jul 25, 2019 • 52 min
Blake Cohen is the National Outreach Manager for Recovery Unplugged, a substance abuse and mental health treatment center based in South Florida. This wasn’t always the case.Years ago, Blake was on the other side of addiction, dealing with his own demons.…
Dealing with Your Demons
Jul 17, 2019 • 54 min
How could a college-educated veteran of both corporate America and the ARMY, who subsequently ran a 23-year successful business, hit rock bottom?John Krotec joins us to share his story through hell and back. In 2012, a traumatic brain injury served as the…
HEAL: Active Against the Fearsome Four
Jul 11, 2019 • 48 min
What are the Fearsome Four? Stress, Anxiety, Depression, & Addiction. We have all been affected by one or more of the Fearsome Four, and that’s why you’ll want to hear today’s show.Our guest is Don Hernandez, founder and CEO of Enlyte, a mobile support…
Episode Reset
Jul 11, 2019 • 12 min
Yes, And… is going LIVE on the Contact Radio Network next week. Join me Every Wednesday at 9 AM PST ,12:00 pm EDT/ for our very first LIVE episode on the CTR network!Here’s the link to join us LIVE on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CTRNETWORK/To learn…
Michelle Wells: Survivor, Advocate and Finally A Hero
Jun 26, 2019 • 92 min
Michelle Wells is the founder & CEO of Love Me Like a Princess, a non-profit organization started to promote the dignity and self-worth of all victims of domestic violence. Michelle discusses why it’s so hard for people to get out of domestic violence.…
Implicit Memory – The Brain’s Hidden Control Panel
Jun 19, 2019 • 73 min
Dr. Julie Lopez, founder of The Viva Center, author of Live Empowered, trauma specialist, and expert in implicit memory shares her breadth of knowledge with us. Julie explains what implicit memory is, how it differs from explicit memory, and why it…
Let Go of Shame and Guilt W/ Trina Martin
Jun 12, 2019 • 62 min
Trina L. Martin is a speaker, leader and cyber tech expert! Trina has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and an MBA in International Business. She spent 20 years in the Information Technology field as a programmer and analyst. She also worked her way…
Take Back Your Health W/ Jacquie Nelson Walburn
Jun 5, 2019 • 72 min
Jacquie Nelson Walburn’s life did not start easy. Her mother committed suicide when she was just 1 year old. This resulted in her being bounced around between many family members. Ultimately, she ended up living with her father and an abusive step-mother.…
Fear Less, Love More w/ MeiMei Fox
May 29, 2019 • 58 min
MeiMei Fox is a New York Times best selling author, coauthor, and editor of over a dozen non-fiction books in the realm of spirituality and positive psychology, as well as hundreds of articles in publications including Forbes, the Huffington Post,…
Julio Briones: Letting the Crutches Go
May 20, 2019 • 75 min
By 24, Julio Briones had 2 clothing stores, a beautiful condo, and just about anything else that would deem him a success. He would’ve never thought that seeing a movie with a friend would change the trajectory of his life. His bright future was quickly…
Create a Thriving Workplace W/ Mari Ryan
May 15, 2019 • 58 min
Mari Ryan, CEO and founder of AdvancingWellness, is an expert in worksite well-being. She leverages over 30 years of business experience in various marketing, consulting and executive roles across a variety of different industries. For the past decade,…
Anything Goes Collaboration W/ Mike Symonds
May 8, 2019 • 92 min
Mike Symonds is a published author, father of 5, and host of the Anything Goes Project. He wrote a book series about a zombie apocalypse breaking out in his home state of Texas. Now, Mike is focusing on the Anything Goes Project. AGP is a podcast about…
Joe Phelan: Turning Your Passion Into A Business
May 1, 2019 • 67 min
Joe Phelan is an entrepreneur and snake enthusiast. He shares his love of snakes through social media. This has lead to over 13k followers on Instagram, 1.8 million YouTube views and over 60k podcast downloads. This social following has enabled him to…
5 Element Knowledge W/ Hip Hop Kido “Mugzy”
Apr 24, 2019 • 55 min
Growing up, 28 year old Australian rapper Mugzy, was never “Mr. Popular”. His loneliness led to deep internal stress and depression. Ultimately, he found inspiration after his first encounter with Hip-Hop. After hearing Eminem’s song ‘The Way I Am’, Mugzy…
Kate Frank: YES - Profitable Books are Possible
Apr 17, 2019 • 83 min
Kate wasn’t always a writer. She was a real-estate agent for high dollar properties. In 2008, recession hit the real estate market tremendously hard. By 2011, Kate had lost her house, was 6 figures in debt, and living in an RV. It was in these dark…
Toni Crowe: From Prostitution to Vice-President
Apr 10, 2019 • 61 min
Toni Crowe is an author of 6 books and a retired corporate vice president, but her success did not take a traditional route. Like her mother, she had a baby at fifteen. At just 17 years old, she fell blindly in love with a pimp and ran away with him.
Luke Williams: How to Prioritize Your Time
Apr 3, 2019 • 57 min
Luke Williams believes positive habits can be built in just 20 minutes. Luke is a life-long entrepreneur and has consulted small business and agencies for two decades. He is now shifting his focus on living a fulfilled life and helping others.
Donna Markussen: Healing The Body Through Lifestyle Changes
Mar 27, 2019 • 63 min
Conventional medicine not working for you? Holistic Health Coach Donna Markussen, teaches us to summon the courage within to question the Western medicine approach towards disease and ill health, in order to get to the root cause of our pain and…
Amy Lyle: Finding ‘The Funny’ In Failures
Mar 20, 2019 • 72 min
Have you ever had a bad day? Maybe you had a “wardrobe malfunction” or a fall in public? Most people avoid talking about their most cringe-worthy moments but not, Amy Lyle. Amy and I discuss the huge life change of trying to blend a family. This change…
Julie Ward: Transforming Your Life Through Food
Mar 13, 2019 • 61 min
Julie helps others transition to health using a new approach to food and “habit hacks” that help her clients overcome obstacles. Julie is the founder of Fresh Food Alchemy. The company’s mission is to create healthy, happy, plant-based individuals. As the…
Tammy Sorrento: Avoid Getting Scammed
Mar 6, 2019 • 63 min
Today’s guest is Tammy Sorrento. Tammy is founder and CEO of Fireball Approves. Fireball Approves is an identity verification service for scam prevention. She became a licensed private investigator and started an investigation agency to keep consumers…
Sheira Brayer: Moving People Through Music
Feb 27, 2019 • 62 min
Today’s guest is Sheira Brayer, creator of Motiv8: 8 Ways to ROCK Your Own World, an interactive, multi-media-based empowerment program for women and girls. Sheira spent over a decade as the co-creator, music supervisor, and head songwriter of…
Chris Scarfo: Personal Growth Through Facing Adversity
Feb 20, 2019 • 76 min
Chris is a perfect example of someone who knows himself! Chris knows what he values, and his life reflects that.He shares with us two times in his life when was able to turn an adverse situation into personal growth.Chris also talks about the 21-day water…
Laura Di Franco: Healing Through Writing
Feb 13, 2019 • 66 min
Today’s guest is Laura Di Franco, owner of Brave Healer Productions and a powerhouse who writes to Feng Shui her soul. Laura is a published poet and author, inspirational speaker, holistic physical therapist, and third degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do…
Dr. Aaron Smith: Assuring a Job-Ready Workforce Through STEM
Feb 6, 2019 • 77 min
Dr. Aaron Smith joins us today to talk about public STEM schools. He is currently an administrator at a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) school in Virginia, and he also has years of experience teaching in a traditional public school.…
Eric Hunley: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Procrastination
Jan 30, 2019 • 64 min
Eric shares how he got started in podcasting, how he became a runner, and how imposter syndrome and procrastination were obstacles he had to overcome.
Madeleine Black: Finding Hope and Healing After Rape
Jan 23, 2019 • 58 min
“We are not defined by what knocks us down - we are defined by how we get back up.” ~Madeleine BlackMadeleine black is a psychotherapist, an author, a public speaker, wife, and mother. In her memoir, Unbroken, she shares an honest, raw, and revealing…
Meet Tsufit, an Author, Comedienne, Radio and TV Guest and Former Attorney
Jan 16, 2019 • 76 min
Tsufit is an author, a comedienne, a keynote speaker, a radio and TV show guest, an actress, a singer, a seminar leader, a former lawyer, a coach, and a mom. She has an impressive CV, and today, she joins us to share her story and her wisdom with us.
Meet Lorraine Reguly, Former Teacher now Freelancer and Author
Jan 9, 2019 • 67 min
Lorraine Reguly is a an English-teacher-turned-freelancer for hire, and the author of two books: Risky Issues and From Nope to Hope. Her life wasn’t always successful. She’s overcome big obstacles. Lorraine’s life started to go downhill when she was too…
Dave Blum founder of Dr. Clue Treasure Hunts Shares His Passion for Living
Jan 2, 2019 • 58 min
Today’s guest is Dave Blum, founder and president of Dr. Clue Treasure Hunts, the world’s largest team-building treasure hunt company.Dave turns neighborhoods and regions into living board games, and shares with us how he does it.He has turned his…
Donnie Boivin, Former Marine Turned Salesman and Entrepreneur Joins Jennifer
Dec 26, 2018 • 59 min
Donnie is a Marine Corps veteran turned salesman. For 20 years, he excelled at sales and made a lot of money for other people. Donnie shares with us the epiphany he had a couple years ago—that moment he realized he was living other people’s dreams, not…
Danielle Egnew, Angelic Channel, Psychic, Medium and Author Shares her Story with Jennifer
Dec 19, 2018 • 65 min
Danielle Egnew is an Angelic Channel, Psychic, Medium and Author whose work has been featured on NBC, ABC, TNT, USA, CW, The Washington Post and the Huffington Post. Her book “True Tales of the Truly Weird” debuted on Amazon’s Top 20. She has been named…
Author and Mental Health Advocate Tracey Maxfield Shares her Story of Overcoming Depression with Jennifer
Dec 12, 2018 • 66 min
In 2015 I had massive acute depressive episode related to workplace stressors and bullying. 3 yrs of recovery; the toughest time ever, led to my personal escape from the rabbit hole in 2017. I published book in 2018 and put my house up for sale, donated…
Jen and The Blind Blogger, Maxwell Ivey Discuss Overcoming Obstacles
Dec 5, 2018 • 52 min
Today’s guest is Maxwell Ivey, the Blind Blogger, who transformed himself from an obese carnival owner into a respected amusement equipment broker who is now in the best health of his life. Max is also an author, and a podcaster who has a lot of wisdom to…
Jennifer talks with Pradeepa Narayanaswamy a Fertility Coach
Nov 28, 2018 • 52 min
Pradeepa struggled with infertility for nearly 12 years, so she understands all too well how that journey flat-out sucks. Support groups didn’t help her. Therapists didn’t help her, and she does not believe therapy is the answer for all of us. She has…
Chantal Bossé Joins Jennifer to Talk About Her Unexpected Career in Public Speaking
Nov 21, 2018 • 34 min
Life pushed Chantal into her first experience with public speaking, and she would not have chosen this path for herself had that not happened.Chantal went from a shy child who wanted to be invisible to an adult with a lucrative career in public speaking…
Jennifer and Alison Donaghey Discuss How to Think Opposite
Nov 14, 2018 • 57 min
Alison Donaghey is the radio host of Think Opposite, the author of Think Opposite: Using the Domino Effect to Change Your Business, Change the World, a speaker, and a Cause and Effect strategist.Do you ever look at someone and wonder, “What were they…
Matt Ward, Business Owner Talks Referrals and How to Make Connections
Nov 7, 2018 • 55 min
A successful small business owner, Matt Ward has a superpower for seeing where other small business owners make mistakes. He shows us how we can improve our ability to make stronger relationships and how those can lead to referrals and grow a personal…
Jennifer and Author Dan Stout Discuss How Finding Your Passion Can Change Everything
Oct 31, 2018 • 36 min
Dan is an author and shared his story about how he found his passion for storytelling, writing and his journey to becoming an author. Don’t miss his insights about how to create a life that you love.
Why Yes, And… Episode Zero: The Story Behind the Story
Oct 30, 2018 • 24 min
When host Jennifer Whitacre started learning how to heal herself and others she went in search of resources and experts who could provide training, insight and guidance. Along the way, it became apparent that many of us hide our pain and continue to…