Authentic Wednesday Podcast

Authentic Wednesday Podcast

Embrace your imperfections and authentically be you! Join Bianca Hughes, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and her guests as they vulnerably share their behind the scenes stories of giving themselves permission to take off their mask, let go of expectations, and embrace their own path of freedom and authentic connection with themselves, loved ones and the world.

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August 4, 2021 5 min

There are some changes taking place on the Authentic Wednesday Podcast. On this episode Bianca shares the process of the changes she is making on the podcast.

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Life is very complex and there are a lot of obstacles to overcome in order to live a fulfilling life. In this Episode Bianca and her friend Cafria talk about some of those obstacles we face in general and as Christian women and how we work through them.

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In this episode, Cafria and Bianca discuss:

  • Treating your children as young humans
  • Switching roles in a partnership to be in alignment
  • Introducing your partner to your loved ones
  • Lik...
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    All of us experience difficulties along the way. What helps people become successful is what they learn from their failures and taking action to get out of the situation. On this week’s Authentic Wednesday podcast  Robert Raymond Ripoel shares how being over $150,000 in debt helped Robert and his wife create their dream life.

    Robert Raymond Riopel is an international Best-Selling author, App Designer, Entrepreneur and Trainer who h...

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    Most of us don’t realize that being authentic is not only beneficial for us but it is also a big gift to the world and the people around you.

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    In this episode, Bianca shares:

  • Her “Aha” moment about being authentic
  • Giving other people the permission to be authentic by being your authentic self
  • How to make people feel safe around you
  • How to let the world experience the true you
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    Experiencing yourself or a loved one with having cancer is an emotional rollercoaster. Each side is heavily affected but it often is not easy to find the right words and connect with each other. David is here to show how powerful storytelling is to overcome those issues.

    David is an author, public speaker, philanthropist, and endurance athlete whose mission is to form more meaningful human connections through storytelling. His firs...

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    Finding a fulfilling relationship for life is easier for some than for others. Whatever your relationship status is right now, this topic never gets old.

    In this episode, Bianca opens up about

  • The difference between a warm-bed advice and a partnership advice
  • Disenfranchised grief
  • Her thoughts and feelings about being single
  • Not settling for less
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    Finding the right partner for a fulfilling relationship can be difficult and frustrating. This week’s podcast episode is about exactly that and special guest Keshia Rice is here to help.

    Keshia Rice is a dating coach. She helps successful, Christian women learn how to attract quality men without compromising their values, identity, or sanity.As the daughter, sister, and niece of preachers, Keshia understands what it’s like as a Chr...

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    Taking care of children can be a challenge but also the most rewarding experience in the world. It provides us with the opportunity to see the world through different eyes and learn a lot of things about ourselves.

    In this episode, Bianca shares: 

  • Her experience of taking care of her nieces
  • That children are little humans with the same emotions and thoughts 
  • What she learned about herself and what we can learn from them
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    In this Encore podcast episode I shared my story on discovering what it truly means to "not compromise on your values". I dived into  defining compromise, values and preferences and how they are related. I highlighted ways you can live a life that aligns with your values and connect more to your authentic self.

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  • Identifying the difference between values and preferences
  • The importance of identify...
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    In this Encore podcast episode I delve into Justin‘s journey of building his self-confidence and self-love. We discussed the challenges he faced with porn, drinking, and emotional pain. We had a refreshing conversation that is filled with lots of gems and surprises. This is a great conversation for anyone who has ever wondered about the emotions men or some of the challenges they face. Justin Patton is a spoken word artist and auth...

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    In this encore podcast episode I had the pleasure of hearing Suzanne Mohr's authentic experience of going through divorce as a Christian. She bravely shared her internal struggle of shame and guilt, the pressure from the church to stay married and how she trusted God with possibilities and the unknown. Suzanne is a makeup artist, writer, and lover of life with an eye for all things beautiful. She has a passion for helping women...

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    In this week's Encore podcast episode Dr Ayanna took a brave step in sharing her story of overcoming financial anxiety. She authentically shar Areas of clinical interest include anxiety (generalized, relationship & academic), mild to severe depression, toxic relationships, trauma, academic stress management, and issues with adjustment.More recently, Dr. Abrams has broadened her practice to maternal mental health needs. ed t...

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    In this week episode my guest Obio Jones vulnerably shares his journey of authenticity. We dive into what it meant for him to take off the mask of and choose his true desire for connection over his fear of rejection. Obio Jones likes to think of  himself as a believer. And not just in God, but in humanity, and in people. He host's a YouTube show called Convos with O where he tackles every stigma you can think of. 

    In this episo...

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    Being in a romantic relationship can be hard and challenging but also worth fighting for. This week’s podcast episode is about a couple who solved their relationship issues together and are now here to tell their story of what it means to cultivate an authentic marriage. Natasha & Jachym Jerie are husband & wife & Co-Founders of Your Exceptional Relationship. Their mission is to help women to heal their hearts and trans...

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    April 21, 2021 14 min

    Many people identify themselves rather with the roles they take on in their daily life than with their true identity. Bianca is here to help you figure out what your true identity is and not just your roles.

    In this episode, Bianca shares: 

  • The key differences between your roles and your identity
  • The impacts this thought pattern can have on you 
  • An exercise to figure out your identity
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    April 14, 2021 36 min

    Getting married means taking on another role either as a wife or a husband. For many people attached to these roles come certain expectations. In this week's episode, guest Patrica Belfort shares it is all about accepting your worn imperfections and realising that the role of a wife is not your identity. Patricia Belfort is a marriage vlogger on a mission to help new wives embrace the journey towards marital bliss and empower w...

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    Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the flood of information you consume on a daily basis? Are your thoughts jumping around all the time and you have a hard time to focus? In this episode Bianca talks about exactly this feeling and what she does to calm her mind.

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    Do you struggle with porn? This episode’s guest Sarah Joy Ritson definitely did and is now here to talk about how she, with the help of God, overcame her addiction to porn. She explains what porn can do to the human body and brain and that it is not just a problem men have. Sarah has worked the past two and a half years as an elementary school teacher in the US and South Africa, where she currently resides. She is passionate about ...

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    March 24, 2021 14 min

    Your inner critic can be loud, but have you ever considered it to be habitual? In this episode Bianca’s curiosity around self-criticism led her to research more about what it really means, and how it’s actually a habit.

    In this episode, Bianca shares:

  • How habits live in your subconscious

  • Becoming aware of your inner critic

  • Where Bianca’s own self-criticism came from

  • Overcoming this habit intentionally, and learning to love your...

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    Many people grieve loss around relationships or a loved one, but what about a passion, like a successful athletic career? Kristen Feemster is a former college athlete and experienced the NCAA basketball tournament her junior year. After competing in such a monumental tournament and training intensely for the sport throughout college, Kristen didn’t know how to handle the “real world”, so she turned to what many of her peers did to ...

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