Intentionally Disruptive

Intentionally Disruptive

Host Shawnda McNeal gets you connected with a diverse group of guests with intentionally disruptive perspectives, passions, and stories. Here we candidly discuss everything including self care, wellness, love, life, body image and more. Sometimes things get super deep and sometimes they are light and funny because life is both.

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November 30, 2021 24 min

It's Giving Tuesday! Shawnda brings on Leslie Scantling of Flock Cancer Idaho— the fun run/walk dedicated to raising funds and awareness towards breast cancer treatment. Learn how this nonprofit took off in 2021 and how to get involved in next year's festivities. 

 

Connect with Flock Cancer Idaho here: 

Website: https://www.flockcanceridaho.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flockcanceridaho/

Facebook: https://www.facebo...

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In the fourth episode of our #GivingTuesday series Shawnda talks with the executive director of Life's Kitchen as well as one of their trainees. They dive into their favorite recipes, how the organization has grown, what's on their plate in the near future and how you can show your support. 

 

Connect with Life's Kitchen here: 

Website: www.lifeskitchen.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lifeskitchenboise

Phone: 208.331.0199 ext...

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November 16, 2021 32 min

Shawnda sits down with Wendy from Royal Family Kids Camp Boise—a summer camp for children in foster care. RFK Camp is all about building a world free of childhood trauma. Wendy runs us through the ins and outs of camp, what makes this camp so special and how you can get involved. 

 

Find more about RFK here: 

Website: www.boise.royalfamilykids.org & www.forthechildren.org

Dial 211 for Fostering Idaho

 

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November 9, 2021 24 min

In the second episode from the #GivingTuesday series Shawnda discusses the Women’s and Children’s Alliance with Laura and Lupe. This nonprofit strives for safety, healing, and freedom from domestic abuse and sexual assault. Hear how the WCA was created, how they are helping today, and how you can get involved.

 

Find out more about WCA here: 

Website: https://www.wcaboise.org

24-Hour Domestic Abuse Hotline: 208.343.7025

Facebook: https:...

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November 2, 2021 20 min

In the first episode from the November series #GivingTuesday, Shawnda sits down with Paula and Tylar of COBS, an organization that provides trauma care for victims of human trafficking across Idaho. They discuss how it was started, where it’s at now, and how to donate to this vital Idaho non-profit organization.

 

Find more about COBS here: 

Website: https://idahocobs.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Idahocobs/

 

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October 26, 2021 39 min

In this final episode from the #It’sAllABunchOfHocusPocus series, we hear the chilling tale of Lyda Southard, America’s first well known female serial killer. Enthusiast and filmmaker Bronwyn Leslie walks us through Lyda’s life, including her alleged murder methods, trials, time spent in prison, and her escape from the Idaho Old Penitentiary. The story made made big headlines in the 1920’s but has been largely forgotten ever since.

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October 19, 2021 38 min

In this episode Shawnda hears from Andrew Denali, who has a truly haunted past.  They uncover the paranormal stories from that past with Andrew recounting every eerie detail. From haunted colonial houses to trembling college roommates, these insidious events might keep you up all night.

 

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Instagram: www.instagram.com/intentionallydisruptive

Tik Tok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMeEcVHxb/

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October 12, 2021 26 min

Shawnda and team get to the bottom of some common and some peculiar fears. They discuss what makes their own skin crawl, and take submissions from listeners to gain insight into the unpredictable world of phobias. Be sure to tell us your greatest fears on our Instagram or TikTok linked below. Part of this month's series "It's All a Bunch of Hocus Pocus".

 

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Shawnda rounds up the podcast team to put on their acting hats for a table reading of perhaps THE MOST NIGHTMARISH TALE EVER! We know, that’s a bold claim—but with plenty of murder, mystery, mayhem and the occasional machete, this sinister tale should make your blood run cold. Will you be able to listen til the end? Story brought to us by author Colin Nissan of The New Yorker. Part of this month's series "It's All a Bun...

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In this episode, we sit down with Dallan and Lauren to talk about what life is like as a high school student. We get into the pandemic, navigating social media, peer pressure and what classes SHOULD be added to every high school curriculum...looking at you ‘taxes’. They play a game of "Name That Sound" with clips of common sounds from the past. See how many you can guess!

 

 

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September 21, 2021 29 min

This episode, we sit down with a group of best friends; Howie, Seth, RJ and Kole to talk about navigating the halls, riding the social roller coaster and do’s and don’ts in middle school. Bonus! They’ll attempt to teach Shawnda how to be “cool”...Is it even possible?

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Instagram: www.instagram.com/intentionallydisruptive

Tik Tok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMeEcVHxb/

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September 14, 2021 18 min

What’s it like to be an elementary school kid nowadays? Shawnda has an open, honest and sometimes silly chat with three grade schoolers about recess, rules and resolving conflicts. Nathan, Clare and Hannah chat about what's trending and what they love about themselves—they even rate their parents on the cool-scale. 

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September 7, 2021 7 min

In this episode we sit down with Charli Matthews to talk about all things pre-school. Shawnda and Charli come up with the perfect outfit on the first day of school, what's going on inside pets' heads and who Charli wants to be when she grows up.

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Instagram: www.instagram.com/intentionallydisruptive

Tik Tok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMeEcVHxb/

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Toby’s got a lot going on. She’s an adventurer, realtor, influencer, soon to be mom, and all-around creator. Shawnda and Toby chat about her story, setting yourself up for social media success, and the mindset it takes to create your own platform and build a following by sharing your slice of life with the world. 

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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tobyinboise/

Website: https://tobyinboise.com/

Linktree: https://linkt...

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Shawnda sits down with Nikki Van Lith: owner of Lovely Hollow Farm, a u-pick flower farm that is taking over the gram one selfie-in-front-of-a-breathtaking-flower-scape at a time. The two talk life lessons from growing up on a farm, personality tests, and how knowing yourself—good and bad—helps you truly blossom.  Nikki was on the stale career path that had been laid out for her from childhood. She discusses how difficult it was to...

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August 17, 2021 31 min

Shawnda sits down virtually with Ali Bonar, podcaster and Founder of Oat Haus.  Knowing and being confident in who you are and being authentic to yourself is what drives Ali.   Ali opens up about how she healed her relationship with food and transformed her “fear foods” into a thriving business like an absolute BOSS!  You don’t have to be a certain amount of sick to seek help for whatever you’re going through.  Don’t sell yourself ...

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Shawnda chats with Mackenzie Brogdon, star real estate agent in the Treasure Valley.  Trial and error.  You won’t know what your potential is without just GOING FOR IT!  Mackenzie talks both about the value of utilizing all of your skills to funnel into your career, as well as some nitty gritty real estate investment strategy.  You can win if you’re willing to do the work.  Speaking of winning, there may or may not be a giveaway so...

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What better way to finish #OnTheGram than have #OnTheGram PART 2 baby!  Shawnda sits down with Irina Mazhukhin:  wife, mother, interior design guru, owner or Mint & Pine Design, and married to Alex Mazhukhin, AKA Mr. Build It (Episode 22).   Irina discusses the balance in being an influencer, leveraging her social media for client work, and maintaining her own private and personal life away from the public eye.  Irina talks abo...

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Shawnda sits down with Lacey Dunn (MS, RD, LD, CPT), AKA your hormone fairy godmother.  In addition to diving into Shawnda’s own health inquiries, Lacey answers some FAQs about hormones, gut health, and all things healthy living.  Everything from how to combat PMS, to whether or not long term birth control usage can affect your orgasms.  SAY WHAT!  Don’t settle for not feeling like yourself.  You have to be your own health advocate...

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July 20, 2021 25 min

Have you ever wondered how much an Instagram influencer makes per post/story/reel?  Shawnda sits down with Falen Bonsett, host of the podcast Heartbroken and co-host of Dave Ryan in the Morning Show to discuss just that, plus much more.  Want influencer monetization transparency?  CHECK!  Talk about stalkers?  CHECK!  Going live with Justin Bieber on Instagram during quarantine?  CHECK!  Discussion about hemorrhoids?  CHECK!

 

 

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