Authentic Wednesday Podcast

Bianca Hughes

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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Welcome to the Authentic Wednesday Podcast
It Didn't Break Me: An Invitation & Podcast Update
Thank you so much for listening to the Authentic Wednesday Podcast. In the last podcast update Bianca stated she was rebranding the podcast. Well, after a few months of soul searching and rebranding she decided to launch a new Podcast. If you enjoyed the conversations on the Authentic Wednesday Podcast Bianca would like to invite you to join her on her new podcast https://www.itdidntbreakme.com (It Didn't Break Me). This is an invitation to listen to the https://www.itdidntbreakme.com/it-didnt-break-me-trailer/ (podcast trailer) and then decided if the vibe and conversations are for you. Here is also a brief description of the https://www.itdidntbreakme.com (It Didn't Break Me) podcast: What’s something you thought would break you but it didn’t? Thehttps://www.itdidntbreakme.com ( It Didn’t Break Me) Podcast answers this question. Each season of, It didn’t break me, is created with the intention of being a safe space for honest and vulnerable conversations with people, who share their transformational life stories around the messy stuff they didn't think they'd come back from, and yet they are still here, courageously accepting themselves as they are and giving themselves permission to show up as their true self letting their light shine. Join Bianca Kesha Hughes as she is setting boundaries and breaking barriers in all areas of her life, allowing others to share how they have as well and inspiring you to discover the beauty within the mess. Please note: Bianca will no longer be creating new episodes for Authentic Wednesday Podcast. However, The feed will still be available for your listening pleasure. ______ This podcast is hosted by https://www.authenticallybeyou.com/ (Bianca Kesha Hughes). Known for authenticity and heart-work services, Bianca is the ultimate trailblazer in the mental health and wellness field as a therapist, coach, speaker, and podcast host, inspiring her audience to let go of the illusion of perfectionism. Ready to learn more? Contact her https://www.authenticallybeyou.com/ (here)! ————— If you would love to connect with Bianca, join her in these following spaces: https://authentically-be-you.ck.page/3f2e85ebda (Insights and Inspirations) https://www.itdidntbreakme.com/ (Podcast Website) https:// https://www.facebook.com/authenticallybu (Facebook) https://www.instagram.com/authenticallybeyou (Instagram) Interested in inviting Bianca to speak so she can inspire your audience?https://www.authenticallybeyou.com/biancaspeaks ( Click here) and fill out a short form
May 2 2022
4 mins
Podcast Update75. How to overcome Obstacles and Live A fulfilling Christian Life with Cafria Hart  and Bianca Hughes74. Being $150,000 in Debt Helped My Wife and I Create our Dream Life with Robert Raymond Riopel73. 3 Ways your Authenticity is A Gift to the World72. The Emotional Side: When A Loved One has Cancer with David Richman
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 first book, Winning in the Middle of the Pack, discussed how to get more out of ourselves than ever imagined. With Cycle of Lives, David shares the interconnected stories of people overcoming trauma and delves deeply into their emotional journeys with cancer. - In this episode, David discusses:  His journey to become the best version of himself The power of storytelling Connecting to people by listening and understanding their story Dealing with emotions in a cancer affected environment The concept "Middle of the pack" Doing things always for you Connect with Special Guest David: https://david-richman.com/ (Website) https://www.amazon.com/Winning-Middle-Pack-Realizing-Business/dp/150024869X/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8 (David's book: “Winning in the Middle of the Pack”) https://www.amazon.com/Cycle-Lives-Peoples-Stories-Emotional/dp/163299299X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Cycle+of+Lives&qid=1624354082&s=books&sr=1-1 (David 's book “Cycle of Lives) Visit the http://www.authenticwednesdaypodcast.com/ (website) to discover more about the http://www.authenticwednesdaypodcast.com/ (Authentic Wednesday Podcast.)
Jun 30 2021
46 mins
71. Having A Warm Bed vs Being in a Fulfilling Relationship70. My Transformational Story of Attracting a Godly Cherished Relationship with Keshia Rice
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 Christian woman to balance a conservative upbringing with modern hookup culture. And like many women in the corporate world, Keshia knows the challenges of being ambitious while maintaining your femininity. In this episode, Keshia opens up about:  Growing up as a preachers daughter Figuring out what you really want in a relationship Feminine and masculine energies in ourselves Accepting your feminine as a strong woman Her experiences as a dating coach Dating as a Christian woman Connect with Special Guest Keshia: http://keshiarice.com/ (Website) https://www.instagram.com/keshiarice/ (Instagram) https://events.genndi.com/register/818720503324744004/c18207bf92 (Free  Masterclass)  https://keshia-rice.teachable.com/p/breakthrough-boundaries/ (Breakthrough Boundaries) https://keshia-rice.teachable.com/p/secure-soul-ties/?335339_0egqvax5 (Soul Ties) https://calendly.com/keshiarice/cherished (Book  a call) _ Visit the http://www.authenticwednesdaypodcast.com/ (website) to discover more about the http://www.authenticwednesdaypodcast.com/ (Authentic Wednesday Podcast.)
Jun 16 2021
49 mins
69. What I Interestingly Learned from Taking Care of my NiecesEncore: Are You Compromising on Your Values or Preferences?Encore: Battling to be Yourself with Justin Patton
May 26 2021
48 mins
Encore: Approaching my 40’s, No Kids … Yet I Leaped, Choosing God, Divorce and the Unknown with Suzanne Mohr
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 heal from broken relationships and overcome the limitations that keep them from fully experiencing the very best life has to offer. - In this episode Suzanne discusses The Idolization of marriage within the christian community Scriptures taken out of context regarding divorce The pressure to be married in the church Developing a relationship with God Fears  regarding getting a divorce Thriving after a divorce Not being able to show up as yourself in a marriage Recognizing your emotional and mental drought after a divorce The importance of taking time to heal after a divorce Guilt  and shame surrounding initiating divorce Being brave and choosing possibilities instead of fears God loves you despite getting a divorce _ How to Connect with Special Guest: Suzanne Mohr https://instagram.com/suzannemohrmakeup?igshid=piesejgkp4up (Instagram) Email: suzanne.beautymarked@gmail.com Resources Mentioned on the Show https://www.melanietoniaevans.com (Melanie Tonia Evans) https://www.amazon.com/Escaping-Toxic-Guilt-Proven-Yourself/dp/0071497358 (Escaping Toxic Guilt) _ Visit the http://www.authenticwednesdaypodcast.com/ (website) to discover more about the http://www.authenticwednesdaypodcast.com/ (Authentic Wednesday Podcast.)
May 19 2021
56 mins
Encore: Overcoming Financial Anxiety with Dr Ayanna Abrams
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 the impact of growing up without financial literacy, including leading her to make unhealthy money decisions and avoid paying debt for years. She openly shared the process she took to rewrite her money shame narrative and how she manages finances today. Dr. Ayanna Abrams is a licensed clinical psychologist in Georgia and CEO/Founder of Ascension Behavioral Health, LLC, a solo private practice. - In this episode Dr Ayanna discusses The identity we create around money  Knowing you safe spaces Experiences of being a first generation Caribbean  Exploring your authentic self in college Managing finances in college Rewriting your narrative regarding money shame  Black women and money conversations How to Connect with Special Guest: Dr Ayanna Abrams Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dr_ayanna_a/?hl=en (Dr Ayanna Abrams) https://www.instagram.com/notsostrong/?hl=en (Not So Strong) Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AscensionBehavioralHealth/?eid=ARAEr3Vsld4s_6ZFdNugcgS-ccbWqL9HM-sozVtmzwaAlEKwI6DaSTwoUr7OsbPGMldHqaDsltYVx3qq&timeline_context_item_type=intro_card_work&timeline_context_item_source=100013588892782&fref=tag (Ascension Behavioral Health) https://www.facebook.com/notsostronginfo/ (Not So Strong) Website http://ascensionbehavioralhealth.com (Ascension Behavioral Health) Resources Shared on Show Apps https://www.mint.com (Mint) https://www.youneedabudget.com/our-app-lineup/ (You Need A Budget) https://www.everydollar.com (Every Dollar) https://www.myfinance.com (My Finance) Podcast https://www.journeytolaunch.com/podcastlanding/ (Journey to Launch) https://www.clevergirlfinance.com/podcast/ (Clever Girl Finance) https://nicolewalters.com/podcast/ (Nicole Walters Podcast) https://anchor.fm/optimal-finance-daily/support (Optimal Finance Daily) https://mytaughtyou.com/podcast-page/ (Myleik Teele's Podcast) Websites https://thebudgetnista.com (The Budgetnista) https://www.thefinancebar.com (The Finance Bar) _ Visit the http://www.authenticwednesdaypodcast.com/ (website) to discover more about the http://www.authenticwednesdaypodcast.com/ (Authentic Wednesday Podcast.)
May 12 2021
1 hr 2 mins
Encore: Breaking out the Box... To Be Me... with Obio Jones68. Our Healing Journey to An Authentic Marriage with Natasha Koo & Jachym Jerie67. Your Roles are Not your Identity66. The Struggles of becoming A Wife65. Reflecting your Thoughts to Filter out the Noise64. Struggling with Porn as A Woman with Sarah Ritson63. Self-Criticism is a Bad Habit