You Belong In The Room

On this week’s episode, we talk imposter syndrome. Self-doubt is the thief of destiny and being unsure of yourself and your value can rob you of opportunities to advance in life and career. Ashley and Marcy share personal stories of battling imposter syndrome, what we do to combat it and give advice on how you can avoid letting self-doubt take over.

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God's Timing

On this week’s episode, we talk timing. We all have deep-seated dreams and long term goals that we work hard at but another challenge is in handing those over and trusting that God’s timing will deliver to meet your expectations. Many of us have envisioned a very specific future for ourselves, but is it the same one that God would have for us?

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How to Be Friends with White Women

On this week’s episode, we talk making friends with women of other races. When it comes to making friends we often gravitate to people who have shared experiences and are from similar backgrounds and communities like ours. With re-segregation & with tensions in this country being at an all-time high, it can be hard to foster meaningful relationships with women of different races.

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Is "No" Your Final Answer

On this week’s episode, we talk rejection, perseverance, and goals. When it comes to dating and relationships, “no means no,” but when it comes to pursuing our dreams, hearing “no,” may just mean that we need to find an alternate path.

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Passing Judgement

On this week’s episode, we talk about judging others. Consider what you think when you see a woman with a child acting out in public—screaming, crying, throwing a literal fit. “How can she let him behave that way?” “Why can’t she control her?” or “I would never let happen because I’d…” This isn’t helpful, sis; this is judgment.

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Parenting Our Parents

On this week’s episode, we talk about our roles as daughters. Growing up as girls, we were often the apple of our parents’ eye. The hopes and dreams they had for us were endless and we worked to meet and exceed their expectations to make them proud.

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Talk to Me Nice

On this week’s episode, we talk about the power of self-talk and affirmations. The image of encouraging words written on Post-it notes, plastered all over my bedroom wall Being Mary Jane-style is typically what I think of when I hear the term “self-affirmation.”

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Why She Left

On this week’s episode, we talk women who have left their marriages and long-term relationships, and learn the details of their why? Divorce rates are actually down now and more people seem to be cohabitating for longer, but some women still make the decision to leave.

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Why She Stayed

On this week’s episode, we talk staying after infidelity, lies, and lapses in a committed relationship. Fidelity, trust, and understanding are some of the most important characteristics of monogamous relationships. Join Ashley and Marcy as they talk to women who have experienced infidelity in their relationships and marriages, and hear them share why they stayed.

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Everyday Sexism

On this week’s episode, we talk sexism. In Everyday Sexism, Laura Bates describes the topic of her book as little pinpricks—the inappropriate contact disguised as a friendly touch, the vulgar shoutout about our body, the overly-sexualized images in advertising, and the “second shift” we are taxed with at home are all examples of the everyday sexism that women endure.

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Blk Grl Nrd

On this week’s episode Marcy & I talk about nerd shit. There has been a renaissance of the Black Nerd and we’re totally here for it. From Black Girl Code to Black Girl Bookclubs everyone these days is on their nerd vibe, but we know it’s not always been cool to be a nerd.

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Keeping Up Appearances

On this week’s episode we talk keeping up appearances. We spend a lot of time keep up appearances, for our relationships, for our co workers or even for strangers on the internet. Even for the strongest of us it’s hard to ignore social norms and expectations from our partners or others.

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BONUS: Changing My Mind & Money

On this special mini episode Ashley talks about her personal finance journey and how in 7 months she paid off nearly $16,000 in credit card debt and through this radical finance focus changed the course of her life. Listen to hear how Ashley got into credit card debt and the exact resources and strategies she used to get out.

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Breaking Bad (Habits)

On this week’s episode we talk breaking bad habits in life & love. It’s often said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. As creatures of habit & because new things are scary, we often find ourselves “talking”, but not doing, stuck in ruts that we know we shouldn’t be in, and afraid to do things differently.

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Secret Keeper

On this week’s episode we're talking about keeping secrets. Have you ever had a friend tell you a big, fat, gossipy secret and didn’t know what to do with it? Or have you ever had a secret, something you literally couldn’t tell a soul, but it was eating you alive?

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Jump with God

On this week’s episode, we talk our relationships with God. As Christians, we have unique and dynamic relationships with God—as our father, provider, caretaker, and friend. When times get hard, maintaining that relationship is often strained and it can be difficult to hear God through all the noise going on in life.

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Jump with Balance

On this week’s episode, we talk the work-life-love balance. The concept of work-life balance seems elusive with all the priorities competing for our time—demanding bosses, family obligations, energetic kids—while we are doing our best to maintain fleeting love and social lives. It’s impossible to manage it all without experiencing some amount of burnout, or worse, failing yourself and those you love.

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Jump from Curved to Cuffed

On this week’s episode, we talk the dating scene for millennials. Swipe left or right, meet on a “cutie” run, get introduced through a church small group, or slide into his DM’s—these days, there is an infinite number of ways to meet that special someone. But now that the finding part has become easier, why does the part where you advance an initial hello to a healthy, lasting relationship seem harder?

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Jump into Joy

On this week’s episode, we talk joy. Our world is full of angst, mistrust, divisiveness, and anger so the concept of living a joyful life seems radical. Discovering and experiencing joy unapologetically seems unfathomable when there is so much pain in the world.

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Jump into the Creative

On this week’s episode, we talk the ways we use creative energy to improve our lives. It seems like everyone is some sort of creative—photographer, designer, musician, or artist—using the left side of their brains to make the world a little more beautiful. But what happens when the creative juices stop flowing or when your talents can’t make you enough money to sustain your life.

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