The Daring Woman Podcast

The Daring Woman Podcast

The Daring Woman podcast showcases incredible women who have heartwarming stories to tell of their journey to becoming an empowered woman. Listeners not only get the sense that they are not alone in their journey, but also learn valuable information to grow as an individual. New episodes air each Wednesday.

Episodes

December 11, 2019 21 min
Imagine you've finally arrived in life where you planned.

You have a great business, your relationship is solid and as far as you know, your health is
solid.

Then, without warning, tragedy strikes.

Marcia Moran discovered that awful feeling when she had a stroke in 2014.

When asked about her prognosis, the answer was always the same, "We don't
know."

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From learning of her husband’s affair, to family court, to life as a single mother, Beverly Willett persevered in resisting injustice, the loss of her family unit, and the sale of the beautiful Brooklyn Brownstone her family had called home.

Beverly knew selling her house would require taking inventory of her possessions; but she never dreamed it would require taking inventory of herself.

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Sharron Clear is a strong, self-made single mom of three whose story begins with southern roots and California dreams. Losing an older sister at the hands of a drunk driver, Sharron became an advocate early on for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and other similar organizations.

With a love for fashion and an eye for trends, she always loved dressing up. Today Sharron is an Instagram influencer who creates content, in vibrant co...
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November 6, 2019 21 min
When Sara Schulting-Krantz was 17 years old, she was raped by someone she knew and became pregnant. The police refused to press charges and the man tried it again on another woman. Sara chose to keep her son and went on to graduate from UW-Madison. There, she met who would become her husband. Nearly six years ago, Sara found out he had been cheating on her with men for 14 of their 17 years together.

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As a victim of severe childhood abuse, Indrani Goradia created Indrani’s Light Foundation, an organization committed to caring for survivors of domestic violence, teaching them how to stop generational abuse while empowering these women to change their lives while making an impact on the world around them.

According to UNWoman.org an estimated 35 percent of women worldwide reported having experienced falling victim to gender violen...
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October 23, 2019 27 min
Grief is something we face; divorce, diagnosis, financial stress, bullying, mental health issues,and yes end of life.

It’s all grief!

Yvonne Heath worked in ten different hospitals in the US and Canada in many areas including emergency, intensive care, the delivery room, chemotherapy, and hospice.

She became disheartened by our society’s reluctance to talk about, plan and prepare for grief and how it causes excessive suffering in life...
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For years it was a struggle for Ilyse Soutine to just get out of bed; her depression was so debilitating. On the really bad days, she had to call her therapist to get her help getting out of bed. Ilyse eventually had a spiritual awakening after falling into a YouTube rabbit hole. It was a long journey to get to the place where she is today thriving in her life doing what she was born to do serving humanity and making $10k weeks. Sh...
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Melissa Gardiner has found a unique way to share her voice and be empowered.

She plays jazz on the trombone.

Mastering an otherwise male dominated instrument in a male dominated industry, Melissa is making strides to bring awareness to important topics such as domestic violence, people pleasing, motherhood, and more.


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October 2, 2019 28 min
Virginia Stringer was raised on her grandparents' farm in rural coastal Virginia during the 1950s.

There was no indoor plumbing or electricity, other than the downstairs, of the 3-story house. It gave her a unique opportunity to learn what morality and personal values are all about.

That upbringing led her to author The Maagy Series, a Young Adult Fiction/Fantasy series about the coming of age of a young woman. It's the metap...
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September 25, 2019 31 min
When we ignore the messages from our bodies, when we’re intelligent, type-A-multitasking-mavens with a strong work ethic and a bent for perfectionism, there comes a point where our brain or body often pushes back.

Adrienne White knows this all too well. Her life came to a point where she couldn’t work, couldn’t finish a sentence, couldn’t contribute, and she wondered what purpose there was to remain on the planet. It was a very cons...
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September 11, 2019 24 min
Most of us as little girls idolize our dad. They play a large role in the type of man/partner we look for as we grow up.

As a child, Cindy Holbrook was sexually, physically, and emotionally abused by her dad. So it's no surprise that at age 18, she married a man similar to her father.

At age 35, she hired her first life coach who gave her a big dose of reality...her life was her choice. This set in motion a journey of self-disc...
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One day, Lindsay Dam made a decision that would change her life forever.

Waking up after a party only to realize she'd been sexually assaulted, Lindsay confronted her rapist who insisted it was, 'passionate love-making'. Two weeks later, she found out she was pregnant with his baby.

In that moment, Lindsay knew what she needed to do.

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August 28, 2019 24 min
On March 30, 2009, Tandee Salter's entire world was turned upside down when her mother passed away. Still healing from her loss, her world flipped upside down again in 2012 when suffered a miscarriage and found herself divorced.

Tandee worked hard through her grief and today uses her experiences to help female speakers find their message and deliver with confidence and clarity.

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After having spent her career negotiating on behalf of others, Ruzana Glaeser could walk away from the negotiating table with millions of dollars’ worth of value for her company. But when it was time to ask for a raise or negotiate on her own behalf, Ruzana would always struggle and feel uncomfortable.

This struggle led Ruzana to years of research and reflection on why it’s harder for women to negotiate for themselves. She came up ...
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August 14, 2019 27 min
Divorce can be a nasty process. When people are hurt, they often lash out and divorce can often turn the most loving person into a raging bully.

When it comes to a divorce bully, the courts won’t protect you – and in many cases, bullies will manipulate the system to make you look like the bad one.

Twiggy Bean, PhD., a certified mediator, parent coordinator, and consultant, has been bullied herself, and she shares strategies to preve...
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After building a seven-figure business, Odette Peek suffered a personal crisis that risked it all.

Thirty days after starting her coaching business full-time in 2009, everything fell apart. Her relationship ended, both parents passed away within two months of each other, and she woke up one morning and could not move her arms or hands. She did not get full function back for a year and a half.

With her back against the wall, two dau...
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The beauty and excellence of #BlackGirlMagic is celebrated across the world every day.

Adding to the magic 16-year old Haley Taylor Schlitz. In May, 2019, Haley not only graduated from Tarrant County College Northeast with an associate’s degree, graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a bachelor of science...she's doing what every 16-year old dreams of; getting her driver’s license!

What does a 16-year old genius do during ...
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Sunaina Talwar lived the approval life for the first 10 years of her adulthood. She lived inside the walls of bullying, expectations, control, perfection, guilt trip, manipulation, toxic and narcissistic relationships.

Until she decided no more! For the past 5-years, Sunaina has been shining her authentic life, a transition that has been so rewarding, empowering, and the most freeing thing she has ever done.

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July 17, 2019 34 min
18 children have blessed Jenn Taylor's life. That’s not a typo – Eighteen.

On her parenting journey, Jenn has been through a stint of infertility, seven pregnancies, and has 12 years of foster parenting under her belt.

She's been divorced, a single mom, and experienced life with a blended family.

In the end, Jenn was blessed to end up with kids from everywhere. More than “Yours, Mine and Ours” – an amalgam of foster children w...
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July 10, 2019 25 min
A year and a half into her marriage, Gabrielle Stone found out her husband had been having an affair with a nineteen-year-old for six months. She filed for divorce and left.

Two weeks later she met a man and fell madly in love. It was a fairy-tale romance for a month and a half, and he convinced her to join him on a romantic month-long vacation in Italy.

Forty-eight hours before they were supposed to get on a plane, he told Gabrielle...
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