Directionally Challenged

By Candice King and Kayla Ewell

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A podcast about realigning your internal compass. 30-something women asking life's questions and learning from the people who just might have the answers.


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“Happy Holidays!” with Merritt Patterson and Hannah Skvarla
01:07:02

First, the lovely Merritt Patterson joins us to talk all things holidays and her Hallmark Christmas movie, “Picture a Perfect Christmas.” Later we’re joined by Hannah Skvarla and she helps us with gift-giving during the holidays and introducing us to her fair trade store, The Little Market.


Follow Merritt:

Instagram: https://instagram.com/merritt_pattrsn

Twitter: https://twitter.com/merrittpattrsn

“Picture a Perfect Christmas:” https://www.hallmarkchannel.com/picture-a-perfect-christmas


Follow Hannah:

The Little Market: https://www.thelittlemarket.com/


Thanks to our great sponsors: EverSmile, Stitch Fix, Happy Cards, and bareMinerals.


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Dec 02, 2019
“In Good Taste” with Sasha Pieterse
00:54:47

Sasha Pieterse joins us this week to discuss all things party planning, especially around the holidays!


References:

“Sasha in Good Taste:” https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062851390/sasha-in-good-taste/

YouTube Show, Sasha in Good Taste: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtlI6acttSmGpOZS9K_VIMQ



Follow Sasha:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SashaPieterse

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sashapieterse/?hl=en


Thanks to our great sponsors: Unladylike, Parcast’s Dog Tales, Elmhurst 1925, and bareMInerals.


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Nov 25, 2019
“Make Your Moment” with Dion Lim
00:44:25

The inspiring Dion Lim is here with us this week to talk about growing up an outsider, succeeding in business, and networking beyond your league.


References:

“Make Your Moment:”

https://www.amazon.com/Make-Your-Moment-Communication-Playbook/dp/1260455467



Follow Dion:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DionLimTV

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

Website: https://dionlim.com/


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Nov 18, 2019
“Catch Up and Q&A” with Candice & Kayla
00:46:35

We’re catching up with you and each other this week! We’re talking about where we’ve been and what we’ve been up to from motherhood to movies, being open, and answering a few of your questions!


Thanks to our wonderful sponsors: Lightbox Jewelry, BareMinerals, StitchFix, and Pill Club


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Nov 11, 2019
“This is Us” with Hannah Zeile
00:41:02

The inspiring Hannah Zeile joins us this week to talk about her journey from working at Chipotle to booking This is Us, social media, and body image on and off-screen.


References:

This is Us: https://www.nbc.com/this-is-us


Follow Hannah:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/hannahzeilexo

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hannahzeilexo/?hl=en


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Nov 04, 2019
"Aura Reading" with Mystic Michaela
01:12:02

Psychic Medium Mystic Michaela reads our auras this week and explains how getting in touch with our spirit guides can help us in life.


Follow Mystic Michaela

“Know Your Aura” Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/know-your-aura-with-mystic-michaela/id1477126939

Website: https://www.mysticmichaela.com/

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mysticmichaela


Thanks to our great sponsors: BareMinerals, Lightbox, Eversmile, and Elmhurst 1925


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Website: www.candicekayla.com

Oct 28, 2019
“Stop Self-Sabotage” with Dr. Judy Ho
00:49:39

The fantastic Dr. Judy Ho joins us this week to help us understand self-sabotage, goal-setting, and motivation.


Get “Stop Self-Sabatoge: Six Steps to Unlock Your True Motivation, Harness Your Willpower, and Get Out of Your Own Way:” https://www.drjudyho.com/stop-self-sabotage


Follow Dr. Judy:

Website: https://www.drjudyho.com/

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrJudyHo

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


Thanks to our great sponsors: BareMinerals, Native, and StitchFix


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Oct 21, 2019
“Thirty Life Crisis” with Lisa Schwartz
00:45:15

The wonderful Lisa Schwartz joins us this week to talk about her book, her many odd and hilarious jobs, and how she’s feeling about being in her thirties.


Get “Thirty Life Crisis:” thirtylifecrisisbook.com


Follow Lisa:

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/lisbug

Twitter: https://twitter.com/lilschwartzie

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


Thanks to our great sponsors: BareMinerals and Pill Club, and Elmhurst 1925


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Oct 14, 2019
“W Hotels’ What She Said” LIVE with Harvest Home LA
00:45:02

At the W Hotel What She Said Women’s Panel, Sarah Wilson and Nikole join us from Harvest Home LA share the story of providing a home for homeless pregnant women, as well as their experiences with pregnancy and experiences of motherhood.


Follow & Contribute to Harvest Home:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/harvesthomela/?hl=en

Website: https://www.harvesthomela.org/



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Oct 07, 2019
“What Is A Doula?” with Laura Lee
00:45:57

Doula Laura Lee joins us this week to offer her perspective on the benefits of using a doula during birth, as well as to demystify postpartum anxiety and mood disorders, methods of newborn childcare, and water births, with special guest host Renee Bargh.


References:

Birth As We Know It: Natural Waterbirths Film https://www.birthintobeing.com/film

Dona Doulas: https://www.dona.org/

Postpartum Depression/Anxiety Hotline: 1-800-944-4773 or 1-800-773-6667


Find Laura:

Itsy Bitsy Childcare: http://itsybitsychildcare.com/

Babytalk LA: https://www.babytalkla.com/


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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reneebargh/?hl=en


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Sep 30, 2019
“Jane of All Trades” with Christina Ochoa
00:47:56

We’re joined by Christina Ochoa - Actor/Pet Snake Owner/MENSA Member/Oceanographic Engineer/Taxidermy Collector/Scuba Diver (plus many more) to discuss the many facets of her life.


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https://twitter.com/wnttab


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Sep 23, 2019
“Bipolar Disorder” with Alessandra Torresani
00:54:03

Trigger Warning: Suicide


Alessandra Torresani shares her journey of being an actress with bipolar disorder.

Special Guest Host - Jennifer Zaborowski



References:


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https://www.instagram.com/emotionalsupportpod


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Sep 16, 2019
“Ologies” with Alie Ward
00:57:36

Alie Ward, host of podcast “Ologies,” shares why it’s important for adults to continue to learn about science and we learn how one tweet can make huge impact.


References:

https://www.alieward.com/

https://www.alieward.com/ologies


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Sep 09, 2019
“The Art of Elysium” with Jennifer Howell
00:54:07

Jennifer Howell, founder of the volunteer organization, The Art of Elysium joins us this week to discuss why she founded the organization and how she brought a community together through art in order to support individuals in the midst of difficult emotional life challenges.


References:

https://www.theartofelysium.org

https://www.instagram.com/theartofelysium/



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Thanks to our great sponsors: Brave Not Perfect, Hello Fresh, bareMinerals, and Lola.


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Sep 02, 2019
“Don’t Hate, Meditate!” with Megan Monahan
00:53:36

Author Megan Monahan shares her spiritual journey from working in the music industry to becoming a meditation guru. She also gives insight on why meditation is important and how to work it into your everyday life.


Join us for a guided meditation with Megan. Check it out wherever you’re listening to this!


References:

http://donthatebook.com/


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Aug 26, 2019
BONUS - Guided Meditation with Megan Monahan
00:12:23

Join us in a guided meditation with Megan Monahan.


Don't forget to listen to the full episode with Megan in conjunction with this!

Aug 26, 2019
“The Game of Desire" and "Erectile Dysfunction” with Shan Boodram
00:55:00

Sexologist Shan Boodram shares dating secrets from her new book and why erectile dysfunction is something women should be discussing. 


References:

https://www.thegameofdesire.com

https://getmegiddy.com

https://amaze.org/


Follow Shan:

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Thanks to our great sponsors: March of Dimes, Girls Who Code, and bareMinerals


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Aug 19, 2019
Introducing We Love You (and So Can You)!
00:05:27

Here’s a new podcast for you! We Love You (and So Can You) is part reality show, part self-love school, and the best makeover podcast out there. Hosts Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg (from By the Book) draw on their extensive knowledge of self-help to provide guests with a prescription for their next life challenge, whether it’s getting back into dating or starting a new career. The goal: for the guest to find the outstanding person who was there all along, and learn to love themselves more. We Love You (and So Can You) is out NOW - listen wherever you get your podcasts.

Aug 15, 2019
“Comic Con - Part 2” with Matthew Davis, Casey Deidrick, and Aisha Tyler
00:55:35

We’re back again with the second part of our special Comic Con episode! Julie Plec and Carina MacKenzie return and guest host (along with Candice). They’re joined by stars of CW’s Legacies, and “In The Dark, and FXX’s “Archer.”


Special thanks to TV Guide!


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Aug 12, 2019
“Comic Con - Part I” with Aria Shahghasemi, Casey Deidrick, and Michael Malarkey
00:50:20

Julie Plec and Carina MacKenzie return and guest co-host (along with Candice) this episode from Comic Con 2019! They’re joined by stars of CW’s “Legacies,” and “In The Dark,” and History’s “Project Blue Book.”


Special thanks to TV Guide!


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Aug 05, 2019
“Cultivating A Friendship” with Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin
00:57:07

Best friends and creatives Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin share how they maintain their friendship as well as being business partners. 


Gaby and Allison

www.instagram.com/gabyroad 

www.instagram.com/allisonraskin 

https://www.gabyandallison.com


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Thanks to our great sponsors: Modern Fertility, Panama City, and Lenny Lu


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Jul 29, 2019
“Basic Witches” with Leah Knauer & Rachel Laforest
01:08:57

Comedians Leah Knauer & Rachel Laforest guide us to tap into our feminime superpowers to become closer to our energy and spirituality. 


Leah & Rachel

www.instagram.com/basicwitchespod

www.instagram.com/LeahKnauer

www.instagram.com/RachelLaforest 


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Jul 22, 2019
“Everything Iconic” with Danny Pellegrino
00:57:15

Comedian and writer Danny Pellegrino walks us through the history of reality TV and shares his thoughts on why we love it!


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www.everythingiconic.com 

www.twitter.com/DannyPellegrino


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Jul 15, 2019
“The CEO of YOU” with Jeanette Schneider
00:56:06

Author, speaker, and advocate Jeanette Schneider shares how she left her stressful career as an executive in finance and gives us direction on taking charge of our destiny.


Follow Jeanette

www.jeanetteschneider.com

www.jeanetteschneider.com/lore-advocacy/

www.instagram.com/ms.jeanetteschneider/ 


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Jul 08, 2019
“Double Dating” with the Doughboys
01:16:24

Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger of the Doughboys Podcast help guide us this week. We’re all sharing our personal dating stories as well as discussing dating as well as answering your questions about relationships. 


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www.headgum.com/doughboys 


Mitch - www.twitter.com/bdayboysmitch

Nick - www.twitter.com/nickwiger


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Jul 01, 2019
“Your Daily Uniform” with Leesa Evans
01:11:26

Costume Designer, Stylist, and Philanthropist Leesa Evans has worked on some of our favorite films: Clueless, Bridesmaids, Trainwreck, and many more. She shares how styling Amy Schumer led to creating STYLEFUND - an organization aimed to empower women through fashion, as well as their clothing line leCloud geared towards making clothing for all women.


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Jun 24, 2019
“After” with Anna Todd
01:06:43

Anna Todd is our guest this week! She shares how she became an International & New York Times Best Selling Author and helped pave the way for New Adult Fiction genre. She also gives insight into her “After,” “Landon,” and “The Stars” series as well as her standalone book, “The Spring Girls.”


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Jun 17, 2019
“What Would Dobrev Do?” with Nina Dobrev
01:13:30

Welcome to Season 2 of Directionally Challenged! Actress and our co-star from, “The Vampire Diaries” Nina Dobrev shares her journey on how she went from modeling to actress, what it was like to turn 30, and what drives her adventurous side.


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Thanks to our great sponsors: Aunt Fannies, The RealReal, Kendra Scott Jewelers, Hello Fresh, and StoryWorth


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Jun 10, 2019
BONUS - “This Is About Humanity” live-ish with Elsa Collins
00:59:06

This week we are joined by Elsa Collins. She started a movement, “This Is About Humanity,” with her sisters in order to help those affected at the border. She shares why she decided to start the organization and how we all can help.


Reference:

www.thisisabouthumanity.com

Instagram:

@ThisisAboutHumanity

@Immdef_lawcenter

@Carecen_LA

@chirla_org

@fams2gether

@miles4migrants


Twitter:

@immdef

@L_Toczylowski

@Carecen_LA

@CHIRLA

@immfamiliesca

@fams2gether

@miles4migrants


Thanks to our great sponsors: Sports Illustrated Throwback Podcast, Kendra Scott Jewelers, Aura Frames, OpenFit, and The Real Real.


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Jun 03, 2019
Season 1 Finale
00:59:23

Wow, we’ve already reached the end of our first season’s journey. In this episode we will revisit some of our favorite moments from Season 1 and share what we’ve learned. And don’t worry, we’ll be back soon for Season 2!


Thanks to our great sponsors: bareMinerals, Kendra Scott, The RealReal, and “Stop Doing That Shit: End Self-Sabotage and Demand Your Life Back.”


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May 13, 2019
“Happy Mother's Day” with Claire Holt
01:17:10

Recorded three days before giving birth, actress Claire Holt shares how she discovered she was pregnant, when she told her family, and the different experiences she’s had as her body has changed. Kayla also share her own pregnancy journey!


Reference:

https://www.manrepeller.com/2016/12/pregnancy-loss.html


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May 06, 2019
“NKD” with Catherine Powell
00:56:43

At age 14 most of us are clueless as to what we want to do with the rest of our lives. However, Catherine Powell had a clear vision of becoming a touring photographer. At age 17 she created her own path by co-founding NKD Mag and serves as as Editor In Chief. Now she’s embarking on her biggest journey yet and fulfilling her 14 year old dream.


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Thanks to our great sponsors: Kendra Scott, Lovoo, OpenFit, The RealReal, and bareMinerals


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Apr 29, 2019
“Get It Together” with Lauren Berger
00:57:31

Lauren Berger is a career expert, internship expert, CEO/Founder, Entrepreneur, speaker, and author. Her latest book, “Get it Together; Ditch the Chaos, Do the Work, Design Your Success” helps you to focus on what you need and paying attention to yourself.


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Thanks to our great sponsors: Quay Australia, Lovoo, Molekule, and Nurx


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Apr 22, 2019
“Discovering Your Gift” with Julie Plec
01:20:23

Powerhouse Creator, Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer, and Director Julie Plec knew that she wanted to work in the entertainment industry but didn’t know in what capacity. After being blackballed she had a major epiphany which led her to discovering her gift.


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Thanks to our great sponsors: Hello Fresh, Lovoo, and The Real Real


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Apr 15, 2019
“Permission for Pleasure” with Alicia Sinclair
01:01:33

Talking about pleasure, sex, and self-love can be embarrassing. Alicia Sinclair - Sex Educator and Founder & CEO of Children of the Revolution is here this week to help us normalize our own sexual empowerment.


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Alicia’s Book Recommendations:


Thanks to our great sponsors: Quay Australia, Lovoo, and Nurx

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Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com

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Apr 08, 2019
"Grief and Humor" with Heather McMahan
00:50:19

We usually go through five stages of grief after a love one dies. Comedian and actress Heather McMahan shares how she was able laugh after her father’s death and gives advice on how to help friends cope with death.


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Thanks to our great sponsors: Lovoo, Frozen The Musical, The Real Real and Daily Harvest.


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Apr 01, 2019
“Bringing It Home” with Gail Simmons
01:04:16

Food is not only the fuel to keep us going, it’s often the center of family time or socializing with friends. Food writer, “Top Chef” judge, and author Gail Simmons shares how her childhood, education, travel, and other experiences helped shape the culinary expert she is today.


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Thanks to our great sponsors: Buffy Comforters, Nurx, True and Company, bareMinerals, and Panama City Beach.


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Mar 25, 2019
“Fear Is Not An Option” with Monica Berg
00:57:14

We all live in some type of fear and it can be a deterrence on the road to achieving our goals. Author Monica Berg challenges us to rethink life and to eliminate fear from our reality.



Thanks to our wonderful sponsors: CBS The Good Fight, Neou Fitness, Cove, Daily Harvest, and bareMinerals.


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Mar 18, 2019
“Slumber Party” with Jen Zaborowski
01:03:27

Slumber parties were the quintessential place to gossip, talk about our crushes, and catch up on the happenings of our celebrity idols. Jen Zaborowski joins us this week to help guide us to learn from our teen selves and let our freak flag fly!



Thanks to our wonderful sponsors: Buffy Comforters, CBS The Good Fight, True and Company, bareMinerals, Panama City, and Quay Australia.


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Mar 11, 2019
“Nostalgia’s A Bitch” with Michael Vlamis
01:03:38

Actor Michael Vlamis (Roswell, New Mexico) was a self-described, “sweet little fat boy.” We take a trip down memory lane and share what we would teach our 12 year-old-selves.



Thanks to our wonderful sponsors: Zola, Hello Fresh, and Panama City. Please support them for help keeping our show free.


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Mar 04, 2019
Q&A - #HeyCandiceKayla
00:39:53

This episode is a bit different. We took to our social media and asked you guys what is making you a little Directionally Challenged in your life. We’re here to hopefully help navigate the way!


Want to get in on the fun next time? Tweet us using the hashtag #HeyCandiceKayla or slide into our DMs @CandiceKayla on Instagram. We love video and audio files!


Thanks to our great sponsors: Quay Australia and Lola. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free.


Take our survey: www.podsurvey.com/challenged


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Feb 25, 2019
“10 Year Challenge” with Michael Trevino
00:58:01

We’ve known fellow actor and friend Michael Trevino (The Vampire Diaries; Roswell, New Mexico) for ten years. We share our first impressions of each other, how we’ve grown over time, and what advice we’d give our future selves.



Thanks to our great sponsors: Buffy Comforters and True True and Company. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free.


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Feb 18, 2019
“A Sucky Love Story” with Brittani Louise Taylor
01:01:17

**Trigger Warning: Physical and Mental Abuse**


Internet Star Brittani Louise Taylor met and fell in love with who she thought was the perfect guy. The problem was, he wasn’t who he pretended to be. She shares how she survived and overcame unhappily ever after.



Thanks to our great sponsors: Buffy Comforters and True True and Company. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free.


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Feb 11, 2019
“Carving Your Own Path” w/ Ilsey Juber
01:02:48

Contrary to what a lot of us believe, there is not one specific way to meet our goals. In her teens, Ilsey Juber set off to become one of the biggest music acts in the world. Though she didn’t achieve this as a singer, she has become a super successful songwriter and has worked with several major artists including Beyonce, Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus, and Pitbull. She shares her inspiring story on this week’s show!



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Feb 04, 2019
“The Wild Woman Experience” w/ Rachel Pringle
00:51:09

It may be difficult to stay in tune and connected with our bodies on a spiritual level. Embodiment/Intimacy/Relationship Coach Rachel Pringle took us on a journey through movement, song, and dance to awaken “Wild Woman” within.



Thanks to our great sponsors: Buffy Comforters, Showtime’s “SMILF,” thredUP, and True and Company. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free.



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Jan 28, 2019
“Like A Boss! (With A Baby)” w/ Cammy Miller and Cologne Trude
00:49:10

Balancing a career and being mom can be overwhelming. Designers/Co-founders of Show Me Your Mumu, Cammy and Cologne share their experiences on being new moms and running a successful company. 


  • Follow Cammy: @cammymumu
  • Follow Cologne: @colognemumu


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Jan 14, 2019
“Anxiety and Productivity” w/ Bri Emery
00:35:03

Bri Emery, founder of designlovefest, is one of the busiest people we know. She’s a graphic designer and art director with a travel collection in Target, and has created numerous campaigns for various brands. Though she is highly productive, she lives with anxiety. We explore our own definitions of anxiety and how we find inspiration to be creative.


  • Follow Bri: @designlovefest


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Dec 31, 2018
“Finding Your Tribe” w/ Aisha Tyler and Carina MacKenzie
01:12:57

We all have our ups and downs in life and it may be hard to find people that have your back no matter what. Boss ladies Aisha Tyler (actress, comedian, director, host) and Carina MacKenzie (Showrunner of “Roswell, New Mexico”) share how they became friends and maintain their friendship despite being constantly busy and why it’s important to dump people that don’t add value to your life.


  • Follow Aisha: @aishatyler
  • Follow Carina: @cadlymack


Thanks to our great sponsors bareMinerals, Linkedin, and Calm.


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Dec 17, 2018
“Giving Back” w/ Caitlin Crosby
00:50:48

With so many worthy causes, finding your place to give back can be daunting and overwhelming. Caitlin Crosby, founder of The Giving Keys, shares how she started a jewelry company which employs those transitioning out of homelessness, and gives advice on how you can give back to your community on any level.


Follow Caitlin:

  • @caitlincrosby
  • @thegivingkeys


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Dec 03, 2018
“The Gift of Failure” w/ Jenna Ushkowitz
00:40:43

Though we receive praise when we experience success, no one talks about all the failures that lead to that moment. Actress and Producer Jenna Ushkowitz joins us this week to share how her career shortcomings inspired her to create her podcast “Epic Fail,” and her journey to becoming a Tony Award winning producer for, “Once on This Island.”


Follow Jenna - @jennaushkowitz


Thanks to our great sponsors bareMinerals, Poshmark, Calm, and Away.


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Nov 19, 2018
“Starting Your Career” w/ Jenny Boyd
00:50:27

Jenny Boyd, actress and star of the CW’s “Legacies” is our lovely guest this week. Jenny shares how she was cast in “The Vampire Diaries” universe show, plus her excitement and fears for the new series. We also share our own hilarious memories of what it was like when we first started on “The Vampire Diaries” almost 10 years ago.


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  • @JennyLBoyd22 (twitter)
  • @jenaroosk (instagram)


Thanks to our wonderful sponsors Parabo Press, Poshmark, Stitch Fix, and Hello Fresh:

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Nov 05, 2018
“Fertility Journey” w/ Tanya Tate
00:57:15

Adult film performer and director Tanya Tate is our wonderful guest this week. Although Tanya is twelve-time MILF of the year award-winner, her journey to become an actual mother was an up and down roller coaster. She shares how years of determinations finally led to her son.


Thanks to our awesome sponsors Parabo Press, bareMinerals, ShoeDazzle, and Hello Fresh:


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Oct 22, 2018
“Living Life Online” w/ Grace Helbig
00:48:44

Our terrific guest this week is YouTuber, actress, and fellow podcast host Grace Helbig. From venting our frustrations, to posting about families, it’s difficult to decide what we should post on the internet. Grace shares how she balances her online and private life.


Thanks to our wonderful sponsors Stitch Fix and Calm for keeping this podcast free.


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Oct 08, 2018
“Tech Addiction” w/ Manoush Zomorodi
01:03:28

Our amazing guest this week is co-founder of Stable Genius Productions, author, and podcast host, Manoush Zomorodi. She’s sharing her knowledge on how we’re becoming addicted to technology, setting your intentions when using your phone, and how to find the balance that’s right for you.


-Thanks to our awesome sponsors Away and Rx Bars. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free.



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Sep 24, 2018
"Instant Gratification" w/ Becca Tilley
00:57:09

Welcome to our first episode! Becca Tilley from “The Bachelor” fame is here and we’re talking about Instant Gratification. We’re focusing on living life in the moment and balancing what we’re actually sharing on social media. Also, the dangers of comparing yourself to others.


Thanks to our incredible sponsors Hello Fresh and Casper Mattresses for keeping this podcast free.


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-Please go to www.podsurvey.com/challenged so can learn more about you and you can enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card!


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Sep 10, 2018
You Found Us!
00:03:30

You found us! You are definitely not Directionally Challenged. (We’re still working on it.) Join us on this new adventure as we stop and ask for directions from inspiring people we respect and love.


Directionally Challenged is a new podcast hosted by The Vampire Diaries’ Candice King and Kayla Ewell. Two 30-something women asking life’s questions and learning from people who might have some answers.


New episodes every 2 weeks! Make sure you subscribe to be notified.


Premiere episode debuts 9/10/2018 with The Bachelor’s Becca Tilley


Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla


Follow Candice

  • Instagram: @candiceking
  • Twitter: @CandiceAccola ‏


Follow Kayla

  • Instagram: @kaylaewell
  • Twitter: @real_kaylaewell
Aug 27, 2018