Thank You For Asking

Thank You For Asking

Thank You For Asking is hosted by content creator Amber Burns. On this show, you’ll find interviews and heartfelt conversations that answer the question how are they doing it? Think of this podcast as your weekly check-in with your Internet BFF that leaves you feeling brighter, lighter, and smarter each week. Powered by Read More Media.

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August 17, 2022 6 min

Thank you all so much for another great season! It has been such a privilege to share these episodes with you all each week! 

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'Til Next Season!

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As Season 2 is moving to its conclusion, Amber takes a step back and looks at life, the twist and turns that it offers, and what "achievement" really looks like. 

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July 27, 2022 55 min

On this week’s episode, we welcome Gina Ariko to the podcast! Gina is a Japanese-American artist living in Seattle. While she grew up in the US, she has deep ties to her family roots in Japan. This is especially true for the art that has always played a central role in her life and memories. For her art is a way to communicate when we don’t have the words. For her, the shared love of art with her mom's parents (her jichan and b...

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On this week’s episode, we have Amber sitting down at the mic to talk through how the change of seasons can impact our routines, our behaviors, and how our bodies feel. We know Seasonal Affective Disorder often hits in the winter as the doom and gloom of darker days set in, but we don’t hear a lot about the summer blues. Summer is supposed to be nothing but bright happy days, but what about when it isn’t?

Amber talks through what it...

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On this week’s episode, we are nerd-ing out on all things self-care and planning content! Imani is an attorney by day, a dog lover, and fellow planner and stationery connoisseur. Today, we are talking about the intersections of self-care, planning, and journaling and how to plan time to check in with yourself in ways that are meaningful and sustainable.

Imani walks us through her own self-care journey and how planning on paper and n...

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June 23, 2022 70 min

On this week’s episode, we’re on a mission! It can’t be just us left confused when interacting with the bros. Whether it’s our significant others, our friends, or even our brothers, we are perplexed. The guys are something else so we’re sitting down with an expert. Husband, father, artist, and to date one of only two men to sit down for an interview on our show!

As one of Amber’s best friends, Izzy is here to give us an inside look ...

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June 15, 2022 40 min

This week we have a very special episode of Thank you for Asking! In this new season of the show, we wanted to rethink how we’re engaging with you all on our no guests episodes. Today, then, is the very first time that in addition to having Amber share her thoughts and experiences on a topic we’ll get to hear from all of you! So, a big thank you to everyone who called in and left voicemails!

In this episode, we’ll be diving into how...

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On this week’s episode, we have a guest we’ve been wanting to introduce to you all for far too long! Hitha Palepu is a master class on how to be a multi-hyphenate! She likes to say she is a pharmaceutical executive by day, but we call her “Our Inspiration!” Adding to that, she is also a mom, an author, a content creator, and a bona fide nerd and romance novel aficionado!

Hitha has had such a big impact in Amber’s life and we can’t w...

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On this week’s episode, we sit down with Azanique Rawl an OG blogger, and Austin-based life and style content creator. We talk about her early days as a blogger and how she has channeled her passion for style and interior decor into helping others find theirs. We talk about living alone and how to plan for and make wherever you live work for you.

Not only does Azanique seem to do everything at once, but she does it with grace and hu...

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On this week’s episode, we sit down with Karen Spears a designer, strategist, and a mind mapping extraordinaire. During this talk, Karen is here to teach us how to make the visions and goals we have for our lives a reality. Karen walks us through the early start of her career as a creative and the deep family entrepreneurial roots that continue to inform how she works today.

Amber and Karen break down the process of putting thoughts...

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On this week’s episode, we sit down with Ivana Robinson. She is a life and leadership coach who helps mid-career professionals ditch the "shoulds” and design a life on their own terms. From First-Gen college graduate to Big 4 consultant turned certified life coach, her own non-linear journey fuels her passion for empowering others to connect with their why!

Amber and Ivana talk through the mindset blocks that deter us from stepp...

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On this week’s episode, we sit down with Christine Platt. An award-winning author, lifestyle strategist, storyteller, and minimalist. You could just say she is a modern-day renaissance woman! If the idea of minimalism brings up visions of almost empty rooms, a neutral palette, and throwing away 95% of the things you own, then Christine is here to make you revisit that vision! She believes in a radical re-envisioning of what minimal...

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Content Warning: We talk about many heavy topics during this episode. Please remember to put yourself and your well-being first in deciding what to engage with and consume. Topics covered: Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Psychosis, General Depression, and Anxiety.

During this episode, we sit down with Sasha Nicole. A mom, an entrepreneur, and a non-profit founder who has made it her mission to help women who feel stuck, unseen, an...

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This week we sit down with Amanda Goetz. She is the Founder of House of Wise a CBD company committed to putting women at the forefront from the culture to the products they sell. Amanda shares her journey to entrepreneurship and the balancing act of business and motherhood. You’ll be inspired by her drive to always center her values in everything she does from the advocacy work that is embedded in the make up of her company to the ...

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April 20, 2022 53 min

This week on the podcast we have Keri Shahidi. A model, wife, mom, producer, and principal of the company 7th Sun Productions, but more importantly an absolute delight of a human being! Keri has a lifetime in the media and creative space and this week she is giving us insights into everything she’s learned from motherhood to building your career, and not only finding but staying grounded in your truth and purpose.

Balancing being a ...

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This week Amber is on the mic to talk through the feeling of being an imposter. Our self-worth and value doesn’t lie in how much or how fast we can achieve things, but it often feels that way. Amber digs into why we often feel like imposters and gives us insight into how to navigate those feelings.

Self-doubt is normal but you can’t let it stop you from putting your name in the hat. She shares actionable steps we can take to work th...

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April 6, 2022 34 min

This week Amber is on the mic reflecting on another revolution around the sun. Turning 29 often feels like an in-between space. You don’t really feel like you’re in your 20s anymore but you’re not quite yet 30. Obvious milestones elicit reflections, but what about those in-between years? What do we learn, value, and embrace while we are on the way?

Amber talks through many of the topics that were top of mind for you all and reflects...

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This week we sit down with Lissette Calveiro. A Latina entrepreneur, content creator, brand strategist, and PR powerhouse. As the founder of Impact with Influence, Lissette has years in the business of media and influencer marketing. Having built up entire departments, Lissette now works to bring more transparency and fairness to the creator space. Empowering all creators big and small to show up to own their influence!

If you’ve ev...

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This week we’re joined by @candicesabiduria. As a model, actress, and founder of the skincare brand @sabiiskincare, Candice has walked the path of learning how to stay true to herself in spaces that are constantly trying to define who we are and what we’re worth. Confidence and self-worth are things that we all struggle with, develop, and embrace differently throughout our lives, but they’re rarely fixed targets. This episo...

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This week we have @stephaniehson the founder of the @newhappyco a company devoted to spreading the message that being ourselves in service of the greater good is the path to well-being and lasting happiness.

If like many of us, you’ve found yourself questioning what it actually means “to be happy,” but always coming up short then this one is for you! Amber and Stephanie talk through old definitions of happiness and what it m...

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