4 Things with Amy Brown

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Christina
 Mar 1, 2019
#4things this podcast has 1. amazing host, 2. relevant topics, 3. uplifting message, 4. awareness


 Feb 2, 2019

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Join Amy Brown as she chats about “4 Things” each episode that she practices to promote an overall healthy well-being and maintain an attitude of gratitude, which she is trying to instill in her newly adopted children from Haiti while juggling the crazy schedule of a working mom! Tune in to find ways to sprinkle joy, self-care, and giving back into your life too!!

Episode Date
It’s Fine, I’m Fine. Anxiety Manifested. Suicide Awareness. How To Get Help.
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Therapist and host of 'You Need Therapy' podcast, Kathryn DeFatta, is on for all '4 things' this week to offer her wisdome on this mental health episode (since September is Suicide Awareness Month). FIRST THING: Amy and Kathryn talk about how it’s okay to not always feel okay. "I'm fine" will only get you so far, so it's important to check in with others (and yourself!!) to see how things really are! SECOND THING: Have anxiety? Do you need to release some stress? Kat shares the Arggh! ball with us (something she keeps in her office for clients, and Amy just ordered one for her house!). It's a simple, small, and cheap way for physical and emotional relief therapy. THIRD THING: Do you know the difference between suicidal ideation and suicidal intent? Kat explains this to Amy because she had never heard of it. They also go over the the correct way to talk about suicide, and share some statistics. FOURTH THING: There’s a new 3-digit suicide prevention number that will be coming out as an easier way for people to reach out if they are having mental health issues. And Kat shared that if you don’t have the funds to seek help, there are therapists who set aside time to help people who don’t have the funds for therapy.    Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-TALK (8255) Lines For Life Text Line: Text 273 TALK to 839863 SpeakingofSuicide.com/resources #4Things 'I'M FINE' pullover: https://www.theshopforward.com/products/4-things-im-fine-pullover-black  The Arggh ball: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07WSKZKLR/?ref=exp_radioamy_dp_vv_d  Katherin's podcast website: youneedtherapypodcast.com  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 24, 2020
Sharing Your Emails (The 5th Thing) (9-22-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode). ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy shares emails from you guys and answers questions y’all have sent in. On today’s episode Amy addresses: Finding a therapist that’s right for you, how to cope and support a friend or loved one if they find themselves in a battle with cancer, supporting organizations while you shop on Amazon, Amy’s eating disorder recovery celebration in regards to her partnership with Land O Lakes (listen time OUTWEIGH episodes for more on that), and an awesome and simple dinner recipe for a busy mom that asked, but recipe is for anyone! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 22, 2020
The Social Dilemma. 2020 is Not All Bad. Adulting is Hard. Dogs & Love.
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Chase joins Amy for all 4 things! FIRST THING: They chat about ‘The Social Dilemma’ on Netflix and the dangerous impact social media can have on our well-being. Speaking of our well-being, Amy shares something you can do to give yourself a positive boost! SECOND THING: Do you think 2020 sucks? Well, it does, but it's not all bad. There are a few silver linings from this year to keep in mind. Amy and Chase talk about the craziness of this year and why it's important to limit how much news you're taking in (especially during election season). THIRD THING: Adulting can be hard! Amy goes over a few things that = being an adult (some serious, some trivial). FOURTH THING: Can dogs understand love?! Amy tells us the different ways that dogs show love and affection with their owners.  P.S. @ShopEspwa’s new #4things 'I'M FINE' pullover (referenced in today's episode: IT'S FINE. I'M FINE. EVERYTHING. IS FINE.) can be found at RadioAmy.com. Just click on the image of Amy in the #4things FALL sweatshirts and it will take you to the shop. P.S.S. The FALL ones are available. 2 premade options: burnt orange & maroon, but sizes are limited in the burnt orange). Feel good knowing your purchases are currently supporting @myLIFEspeaks in Neply, Haiti. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 17, 2020
Sharing Your Emails (The 5th Thing) (9-15-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode). ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy shares emails from you guys and answers questions y’all have sent in. On today’s episode Amy addresses: smiling tricking your mind, how she’s evolved when it comes to food & body image (a listener that had mixed feelings about her at first), whether or not The Home Edit bins & containers are worth it, marriage advice, and a listener’s family story about choosing people we care about over & over again. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 15, 2020
Jamie Ivey: False Definitions of Success. Living Your Story. Contentment vs. Discontentment. Finishing Well.
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Jamie Ivey is on for all '4 things' this week to discuss her newest book called You Be You: Why Satisfaction and Success Are Closer Than You Think (out October 1st). FIRST THING: Amy and Jamie talk about false definitions of success and comparing yourself to others based on social media, interactions, or impressions. SECOND THING: What is your calling? Jamie encourages us to live out OUR story, push our comfort level, set boundaries and when to say no to things. THIRD THING: Does discontentment lead to other feelings that you don’t need to worry about? Jamie breaks this down (contentment vs. discontentment) and shares how to figure out what to worry about, and what to focus on what you have, and how to enjoy it! FOURTH THING: Jamie talks about living like it matters...reawakening your personal goals, and doing your best, to “finish well.”   Jamie's book slink: YouBeYouBook.net (available for pre-order now and out Oct. 1st) For Jamie's Podcast & More: JamieIvey.com  Fall #4Things Pullovers that support Haiti: RadioAmy.com myLIFEspeaks in Haiti: @myLIFEspeaks  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 10, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (9-8-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode). ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy shares emails from you guys and answers questions y’all have sent in. On today’s episode Amy addresses: an inspiring short story someone emailed in about gratitude, a couple of her favorite snacks (and some food freedom talk), a good retinol cream recommendation, and the app she uses to track her period cycle. P.S. heads up that @shopespwa’s #4things FALL pullover sweatshirts (2 premade options: burnt orange & maroon) will be released THIS Saturday (Sept. 12th). RadioAmy.com for slinks to shop the sweatshirts & more! Feel good knowing your purchases are currently supporting @myLIFEspeaks in Neply, Haiti. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 08, 2020
Human Doing vs. Human Being. Relationship Hack. Body Commenting. Online Shopping Tip.
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FIRST THING: Are you ever stuck in the mode of human doing instead of human being? Amy shares her experience with this and the things she's implementing so that she can have more control of her days and be a human that's "being" over "doing." SECOND THING: Amy watched an episode of The Tim Ferriss Show on YouTube called ‘Striving versus Self-Acceptance, Saving Marriages and More’ with Brene Brown as the guest. Brene shared a relationship hack with Tim that Amy thought was genius and she has already been working it into her marriage...but Amy thinks this hack could work with business relationships & some friendships as well. THIRD THING: Can a compliment be a bad thing?? It can actually be really damaging when you’re commenting on the size of someone's body. Amy shares another example to drive home this point for those that maybe quite don't understand just yet how it can be harmful. FOURTH THING: Do you online shop? Amy is passing along a tip that you can try to possibly save money when shopping online!  To check out items mentioned in this episode:  The Tim Ferriss Show Episode https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wh5SUF0gPWQ Instagram Follow: @thenutritiontea Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 03, 2020
The 5th Thing - Answering Your Questions (9-1-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode). ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy shares emails from you guys and answers questions y’all have sent in. On today’s episode Amy addresses: dismantling our beliefs about health and beauty (a listener sent a note talking about the fear of letting go of her eating disorder because it may cause weight gain), the CBD oil she gives her dog, her staple ZO skincare products, and the name of a new bible study she is starting.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Sep 01, 2020
All The Feelings. Instagram Filters. Things You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About. Haitian Foster Families // myLIFEspeaks.
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FIRST THING: To continue the conversation around feelings and how to work through them, Amy shares some clips from therapist, Kathryn Defatta’s {@kat.defatta}, podcast “You Need Therapy." Kathryn talks about coping, ‘numbing out,' what anger actually is and why it can be a good thing. SECOND THING: Lisa Hayim {@thewellnecessities} is talking with Amy about the reality of instagram filters and why she's personally stopped using them in her posts. Filters are a fun and expressive tool and we’ve most likely all used them, but have you ever wondered if it's affecting your self-esteem? Amy & Lisa open up about their thoughts on filters. THIRD THING: We all know that guilt and shame can sneak in at any moment, but does that mean we should feel guilty when we are taking care of ourselves? Amy shares a list she found {from @worrywellbeing} of things that you should not feel guilty about! FOURTH THING: Amy does a little #tbt of an interview she did with Mike Wilson from @myLIFEspeaks back when she very first started this podcast. My LIFE Speaks is an organization that helps care for special needs and typical developing orphans. For the next few months, proceeds from ESPWA are going to benefit My Life Speaks and their amazing efforts in Neply, Haiti.  Links to things mentioned in this episode:  You Need Therapy: YouNeedTherapyPodcast.com  To learn more about My LIFE Speaks: https://www.mylifespeaks.com  To support My LIFE Speaks through an ESPWA purchase: ShopEspwa.com (customized '4 Things' pullovers found there) For more on Amy: RadioAmy.com  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 27, 2020
The 5th Thing - Answering Your Questions (8-25-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy has Lisa from @thewellnecessities for an OUTWEIGH q&a about disordered eating and body image. Together they address: the difference between eating disorders and disordered eating, how to maintain physical fitness without obsessing over food, advice for standing up to diet culture and how to cope with clothes no longer fitting. OUTWEIGH is a series they released back in April - it's 4 parts and you can find it in the '4 Things WIth Amy Brown' feed. *A life without disordered eating OUTWEIGHS everything.* Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 25, 2020
Introducing: 'Go Ask Ali'
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Ali Wentworth has become a comedic authority on dissecting the %&$! show that is modern life. This season Ali speaks with moms and experts as she tackles not only how to grow a teenager...but how to do so in the middle of a pandemic. Go Ask Ali is brought to you by Shondaland Audio and iHeartRadio. Episodes release every other Thursday. Listen now on the iHeartRadio App, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 24, 2020
Glennon Doyle: Feeling Your Feelings. Trusting Yourself. Mom Memos. Gratitude + No Regrets.
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FIRST THING: New York Times Best Selling Author and activist, Glennon Doyle, is on to chat with Amy. In this thing, Amy and Glennon talk about how they’re both in recovery from eating disorders and/or addiction. Glennon shares how she learned how to live with hard feelings that showed up in recovery. SECOND THING: Do you trust yourself or do you look to outside sources for direction and validation? Glennon and Amy talk about how easy it is to find our directions from everything outside of ourselves, but living authentically comes when we can learn to slow down and listen to our inner selves. THIRD THING: Does being a good mother mean making yourself a martyr? Glennon shares how she is combating this ‘mom-memo’ and learning that her daughters will only live as fully, as you give yourself permission to live. FOURTH THING: Time for a little gratitude! Glennon shares 4 things that she is grateful for in her life. Glennon also answers a listener’s question about regret. To check out items mentioned in this episode… Glennon Doyles books: https://www.amazon.com/shop/radioamy?listId=1C6KOQ5W6CASG  '4 Things' Pullover: 4things.com   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 20, 2020
The 5th Thing - Answering Your Questions (8-18-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she reads your emails & answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy shares interesting thoughts from you guys & answers the questions that you've sent in. She would love to hear from you. Email her at 4ThingsWithAmyBrown@gmailcom.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 18, 2020
Introducing What To Expect
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When Heidi Murkoff wrote the book ‘What To Expect When You’re Expecting’, she was pregnant with her daughter Emma. Her mission was simple: to help parents know what to expect, every step of the way. That mission has grown to include the world's bestselling pregnancy and parenting series and most popular pregnancy and parenting app. Now, Emma is a mom too—and they’re teaming up on the ‘What To Expect’ podcast to help you navigate your entire journey, from conception, to pregnancy, to the first years of parenting. Heidi and Emma break down your biggest questions, interview famous moms, and cover the issues you need to know about—from healthcare to childcare to maternal leave. Nothing is TMI, and nothing is off-limits! For more from Heidi and Emma, find them at @HeidiMurkoff, @EmmaBingWTE and @WhatToExpect. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 17, 2020
Accountability + Gratitude. Spreading Joy. No Negative Nancy. Positivity in a Pandemic.
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FIRST THING: Amy & Chase talk about how they need accountability to get back in an attitude of gratitude. Do you know how much more likely you're going to succeed at something with an accountability partner? 95% more likely!!! They also discuss little things you can do to bring happiness to your life. SECOND THING: Singer/songwriter Brittney Spencer {@brittneyspencer} is on with her amazing grandma to discuss the inspiration that she's been to her and the importance of spreading joy to others! THIRD THING: Lisa {@thewellnecessities} is back on to talk about the power of our thoughts! "Negative Nancy No More" is the theme and she shares tips on how to focus on positivity. FOURTH THING: Morgan #2 {@webgirlmorgan} from the Bobby Bones Show is on today to talk about how she's finding joy during the pandemic as a single 26-year-old that lives alone. We know it's not an easy time for those living alone...so hope this chat will offer encouragement...even if you're not in your 20's.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 13, 2020
The 5th Thing - Answering Your Questions (8-11-20)
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The 5th Thing - Answering Your Questions (8-11-20) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 11, 2020
Dealing with Rage. Setting Boundaries. Using 'I' Language. Grieving + Dating.
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FIRST THING: Amy’s therapist Kathryn Defatta{@threecordstherapy} is here to talk with Amy about working through strong emotions and rage. Where do these feelings come from and how do we work through them?? Kathryn gives great insight into why we may react a certain way and how to overcome it. SECOND THING: Do you have boundaries set up in your life? Boundaries help train people how to teach us and it is so important to start building them in life. Amy and Kathryn talk about what parenting and boundaries look like.  THIRD THING: Amy reads an email from a listener about using the language of ‘I feel, I want’, and how important it is to communicate in this way in your relationships. FOURTH THING: Kathryn gives advice to a listener about grieving and how to move forward in dating after the loss of a significant other.  To check out items in this episode:  Brain over binge CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 06, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (8-04-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 04, 2020
Plate Comparing. Signs From a Lost Loved One. Confronting Risky Behavior. Side Hustle Encouragement.
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FIRST THING: Have you ever heard of plate comparing? It is something that so many of us do on a daily basis when we are eating around others and it’s time we stop!!!! SECOND THING: Have you ever been sent a sign from a loved one who has passed? Do you even believe in that? Well, Amy didn’t...until last week! THIRD THING: Cassie Hammet {@casshamm} who was a guest a few weeks ago is back to help educate us even more on human trafficking in America! Cassie had received a question from a listener, so she addresses that. She also shares the best approach to a situation with someone who you think might be in a sexual exploitation situation. The advice she shares could actually apply to more than just the topic at hand… you could actually insert alcohol abuse, drugs, any other risky behavior into this conversation and Cassie’s wisdom could apply! This is such an important message!!! FOURTH THING: Amy’s friend Meegan {@beauty_by_meegan} is back on! She is Amy’s go-to person for microblading! Meegan shares the most important questions to ask when looking for someone to microblade your eyebrows and why having a side hustle that your passionate about can be so amazing! Did we mention that she’s also a makeup artist too?? So we get some great tips on contouring and highlighting! To check out items mentioned in this episode:  http://Beautycounter.com/meegenpearson Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 30, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (7-28-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy: addresses an email regarding her human trafficking interview, a book recommendation for talking to girls about growing up, Stevenson’s ‘Be The Change’ t-shirts and her review on the new Hunger Games book and some anti-racism books.  To check out items mentioned in this episode:   ‘Be the Change’ Shirts Click Here! Book Recommendations Click Here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 28, 2020
Recovery Talk. Disordered Eating Triggers. What Is Your Lie. Tips for Ending Food Guilt.
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FIRST THING: Amy and her sister Cristi{@cristidozier} talk about Amy’s recovery from her disordered eating. Cristi shares her perspective from watching Amy’s struggle with this and how much change and growth she has seen in her.  SECOND THING: Amy shares an Instagram post from Jeniffer Rollins{@jennifer_Rollin} about the triggers that can cause an eating disorder or disordered eating.  THIRD THING: What is a lie that goes through your head? Cristi shares a journal exercise that she worked through and how much this practice has affected her. They get into how and why their personal lies began.  FOURTH THING: Lisa Hayim {@thewellnecessities} posted a blog about the 9 ways to help end food guilt and Amy shares these awesome tips with you!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 23, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (7-21-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy answers all your questions about: how to NOT use the word YOU when having difficult conversations or confrontations...puts people on the defense when you don’t mean to or want to, how Amy is feeling physically & mentally while in recovery from her eating disorder, a new mascara she discovered during COVID-19, and lastly she talked about her obsession with pulling her hair out and shared a device that people might want to get if they do the same thing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 21, 2020
Insta vs. Reality. Tips for Hard Conversations. Brain Food. Staying Mentally Healthy.
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FIRST THING: We spend so much time scrolling social media, so we should be intentional about the content that we are consuming. Amy shares a recent follow that she is loving, @DanaMercer, who is helping to create an environment where women can feel normal & confident in their own bodies. SECOND THING: Time magazine released an article with tips for having uncomfortable or hard conversations. Given the current climate of the country, Amy thought these tips might be helpful for people navigation talks about racial injustice, coronavirus, elections, etc... THIRD THING: Can blueberries make us smatert?? Amy shares foods important for brain development...and it's stuff she's feeding her kids...but adults should make sure to consume these foods too if possible! FOURTH THING: With so much craziness going on in the world, how do we keep ourselves mentally healthy? Amy did all the research and is letting y’all know that it is okay to schedule a time to worry about life & other helpful tips!!  To checkout items mentioned in this episode:  TIME Magazine article CLICK HERE! Air Fryer CLICK HERE! @kids.eat.in.color  4 Things Gratitude Journal CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 16, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (7-14-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy answers all your questions about: sex trafficking, where to find Amy’s psychic cousin, finding a therapist, Stachira’s ESPWA bracelets and where to find cute face masks.  To check out items mentioned in this episode:   Kathryn Deffatta CLICK HERE! Face Masks CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 14, 2020
Cassie Hammett: Sex Trafficking in America.
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Amy has on Cassie Hammett{@casshamm} to help educate us on sex trafficking here in the United States. She shares who is at the highest risk and most susceptible to being targeted and groomed to become a victim of sex trafficking. Cassie shares the difference between human tracking and prostitution. She tells how working with the ‘demand side’ of the business is the hardest, but most redemptive part of her work. Amy & Cassie talk about how COVID, the internet and laws are currently affecting these victims.  To check out Cassie Hammett and her ministry:  www.thehubministry.org  www.cassiehammett.com To continue learning about sex trafficking check out the resources below...  Documentaries: Nefarious: Merchant of Souls :  CLICK HERE! Very Young Girls: CLICK HERE! Books: CLICK HERE! to find the books listed below Renting Lacy by Linda Smith The White Umbrella: Walking with Survivors of Sex Trafficking In Our Backyard by Nita Bells Girls Like us by Rachel Lloyd Website for Learning: Polaris Project CLICK HERE!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 09, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (7-7-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy's husband joins her to address: forking the noise, where she shops the most, her relationship not being perfect, the new Hunger Games prequel book, and a few questions about #PIMPINJOY gear!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 07, 2020
Inner Beauty. Addressing Racism. Myers Briggs. Mindfulness & Moving.
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FIRST THING: We're excited to have Amy's friends on this episode! To start it off, Kelly Henderson {@velvetsedge} is on to talk about ‘how to teach young girls that they are beautiful’. Kelly just interviewed Cassidy Bentley on her podcast, The Velvet's Edge, about this topic and they discussed how we can try to be proactive in making a positive impact on young girls and their body image. SECOND THING: Caroline Hobby {@carohobby} shares her journey of learning about systemic racism and how she is bringing this new knowledge into her life. Be sure to check out her episode of 'Get Real with Caroline Hobby' featuring Amara Hall & Amara's mom. THIRD THING: Abby Smyers {@abbysmyers} is on to talk about one of her favorite personality tests: Myers Briggs!! Abby also shares her journey of working with animal rescue groups & fostering dogs. FOURTH THING: Last but not least, Amy and Lisa Hayim {@thewellnecessities} are both in the same season of moving...so Lisa shares her approach of bringing in mindfulness to her daily spaces and having gratitude for where she has been and where she is going. They also go over questions to ask yourself when organizing your home, so this is not just for when you're moving.  Items mentioned in this episode:  Dog Mom CLICK HERE! Proverbs 12:10 Rescue CLICK HERE!  Velvet's Edge Podcast CLICK HERE!  Get Real with Caroline Hobby Podcast CLICK HERE Saturated Ice cream {@saturatedicecream} Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 02, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (6-30-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy answers all your questions about: the book she will be binging on vacation, swimsuit recommendations, where to find Stevenson’s sit-on electric scooter and what Amy and her family are growing in their garden.  To check out items mentioned in this episode:   Stevenson’s Scooter CLICK HERE!   The Ballads of Songbirds and Snakes CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 30, 2020
Be the Change with Latoya Lewis. The Best Salty & Sweet Treat. Blue Mood Hack. Healthcare Hero Shout Out.
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FIRST THING: New Orleans Deputy Latoya Monique Lewis is on the phone with Amy to talk about her video that went viral earlier this month about an answered prayer regarding all the racial tension. The testimony she shared is such an encouragement for everyone to focus on love so that they can be the change that the world needs right now. SECOND THING: Amy shares a dessert that you need in your life. It’s the perfect salty/sweet treat. This is something that Amy hasn’t made in about 10 years because of her disordered eating...but now that she’s allowing all foods back into her life...she can’t wait to make this for the 4th of July this year! Amy also hopes that anyone listening with a list of “bad foods” they won’t allow themselves to have will find freedom from that soon. THIRD THING: If you’re in a blue mood or have any anxiety...Amy has a trick for you that will help relax the body to help you reach a calmer and happier mood. FORTH THING: Bringing back a ‘Healthcare Hero’ shout out today!! Amy also talks about her favorite jeans because the person that emailed about the hero also asked Amy to share details on jeans that she wears. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 25, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (6-23-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 23, 2020
Bob Goff: Dream Big. Stress Tips. Breaking the Cycle. #PIMPINJOY for a Hero.
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FIRST THING: We are so excited to have Bob Goff{@bobgoff} back on the podcast!! Bob is here to chat with Amy and Ben about all thing relationships, communication…and aviation! Bob’s latest book “Dream Big” is available for pre-order and will help you ‘know what you want, why you want it, and what you’re going to do about it.’ SECOND THING: We all know life can be stressful, but what do we do about it? Amy shares 5 practical things that therapists do when they’re feeling stressed. THIRD THING: Amy reads an email from a listener about breaking the cycle of disordered eating in her family and how she wants to do better for her own children, but it is a great reminder for everyone! FOURTH THING: Building Homes for Heroes and #PIMPINJOY are back at it again! They will be partnering up to build a new home for Purple Heart recipient, Army Sergeant Kristopher Biggs, who lost his leg while serving in Iraq. By shopping #PIMPINJOY you’re part of giving a little back to those who have sacrificed so much! Be sure to check out items mentioned in this episode:  Pre-order “Dream Big” by Bob Goff CLICK HERE! Shop #PIMPINJOY to help build a home CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 18, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (6-15-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy answers all your questions about: supporting police during current climate in the country, her experience going through the adoption process, navigating body image issues with children and her favorite beauty blender.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 16, 2020
Answered Prayers. Open Conversations. Country Music & Race. Taking a Stand.
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FIRST THING: So with all of the confusion and emotions running high, how do we navigate these times? Amy shares a viral Facebook post about answered prayers and how open conversations about race are exactly what we need to start healing our country. SECOND THING: Amy plays a clip of her Pastor Matt Smallbone{@mattsmallbone} and youth Pastor Charles’ sermon on racism and his views as a black man. This is an eye opening conversation and a great reminder of how important it is to listen and learn. THIRD THING: What is it like being a black country music fan? Rachel Berry{@rberry313} is here to read her instagram post about her experiences attending country concerts as a black woman. Her testimony definitely brings some issues to light and were so thankful to her for sharing her story. FOURTH THING: Taking a stand for what you believe in may not make you the most popular. It will probably bring some opposition, but Amy shares why she will continue to create a space for these discussions and important topics. She also shares a listeners email with a great practical tip to help us learn how to shift our perspective.  To check out items mentioned in this episode:  ‘Be The Change’ apparel CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 11, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (6-9-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy answers all your questions about: book recommendations for learning about anti-racism and adoption, tasty meal replacement bars, her skincare products and routine and a sleep shot to help you have a great nights sleep.  To check out items mentioned in this episode CLICK HERE! To check out the "Be The Change" apparel line CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 09, 2020
White Privilege. Friends of Color. Be the Change. Making Space for Yourself.
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FIRST THING: Amy’s pastor, Matt Smallbone{@mattsmallbone} is on to talk about white privilege & what communities can do to love better. SECOND THING: Brittney Spencer{@brittneyspencer}, Amy’s friend, is on to talk about what she wants from her “white friends” during this time what her life has been like growing up as a person of color. They also discuss the difference of Black Lives Matter vs. All Lives Matter. THIRD THING: Dr. Beverly Tatum, psychologist and author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria” is on to continue the conversation about race. She is here to help us learn how to break the silence and how we can bring about change. FOURTH THING: “We cannot be both our best selves and emotionally frazzled at the same time!” Amy shares self-care tips from Lisa {@thewellnecessities} about how we can help take care of ourselves during these highly emotional times. To check out items mentioned in this episode:  “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria”  CLICK HERE! Church of the City CLICK HERE !   To find Brittney Spencers music search Brittney Spencer on Apple Music and Spotify  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 04, 2020
Answering Your Questions with Listener Britley (The 5th Thing) (6-2-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy has listener Britley{@britleyann} on and she is the one asking Amy all the questions! Together they discuss: four things that Amy is thankful for, how she got into radio, what advice she would give to her younger self, how Amy and Ben knew it was the right time to pursue adoption and how she decided what to keep ‘private’ and what to share on air. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 02, 2020
Blessings in Disguise. Empowered Women. Laura Lea “Simply”. Healthcare Hero Shout Out.
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FIRST THING: Amy’s friend Sundi{@mockingbirdonbroad} is on to tell how her Coronavirus diagnosis was a blessing in disguise. SECOND THING: Meri {@Meri_}, Amys best friend and owner of The Shop Forward, is on to share some really exciting news! They are starting a mini-series for the podcast to showcase amazing women who are also empowering other women!! THIRD THING: Yay…for more friends!! Chef Laura Lea{@Lauraleabalanced} is here to chat with Amy about disordered eating and getting to the place that she can be around food without triggering fear. Laura also shares about writing her 2nd cookbook “Simply” and what types of recipes you can expect! FOURTH THING: ‘Healthcare Hero Shoutout’ time again! This week we were reminded by Erica to honor literally every Ultrasound Technicians and all the amazing work that they do on a regular basis, but especially during these crazy times! Y’all are amazing!!  Items mentioned in this episode:  For Sundi’s Store CLICK HERE!  Empowered Women Apparel CLICK HERE! CLICK HERE! To email your ideas for the mini-series: EmpoweredWomen@TheShopForward.com Laura Leas Website CLICK HERE! “Simply” by Laura Lea CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 28, 2020
Answering Your Questions with Kathryn Defatta (The 5th Thing) (5-26-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy has therapist Kathryn Defatta{@threechordstherapy} on to help address all your questions about: how Amy got where she is today in her business, dealing with being a step-mom on Mother’s Day, having peace while planning a wedding during a pandemic and Amy’s favorite sunscreen. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 26, 2020
Introducing 'Katie's Crib Season 3'
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Katie Lowes, famously known for her role as Quinn Perkins on Scandal, is back with a third season of Katie’s Crib! An array of knowledgeable experts and engaging guests offer experiences and perspective to help parents navigate taking care of their kids and themselves – even in the most trying times.  Katie's Crib is a partnership between iHeartRadio and Shondaland, and Season 3 is available now. Listen here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 25, 2020
Robin Roberts. Shoot Your Shot. Make Your Mess Your Message. Healthcare Hero Shout Out.
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FIRST THING: Amy is beyond excited to have Robin Roberts {@robinrobertsgma} host of Good Morning America on! Amy has been a huge fan of hers for years and she gets to talk with Robin about choosing joy and making the most of difficult times! SECOND THING: So how did Amy and Chase actually make her dream of having Robin Roberts on the podcast a reality?? Chase shares how his perseverance and determination finally paid off! THIRD THING: Amy reads an email from a listener who has recently lost her mother and is working her way through the grieving process. Having lost their own mother, Amy and her sister offer advice to help her through this. FOURTH THING: Our ‘Healthcare Hero’ Shoutout for this week is for an incredible nurse Jessie who volunteered to go to Italy to help on the frontlines in the ICU. The work she is putting in during these challenging times is absolutely amazing and we can not thank her enough for her sacrifice and for her heart to serve.  Items mentioned in this episode:  To find Robin Roberts Book CLICK HERE! To check out Wild Iris Crafts CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 21, 2020
Answering Your Questions with Ben (My Husband) (The 5th Thing) (5-19-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses all your questions about: her family tradition of cinnamon rolls and gravy, at-home facial peels, shaving your face, where to buy the ‘Empowered Women Empower Women’ shirts and why you should be washing your face, neck and chest. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 19, 2020
Jamie Ivey: Your Story Matters + Gratitude & Mental Health + Tattoo Talk. Healthcare Hero Shout Out.
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FIRST THING: Amy has on a fellow podcaster, author and speaker Jamie Ivey {@jamieivey} to talk about why YOUR story matters. Jamie is releasing an online 6 week bible study about how sharing your life story and your struggles can help others, and we are so excited! SECOND THING: May is Mental Health Awareness month and Jamie shares how important it is to learn about mental health and how gratitude can help aid in our overall well being. THIRD THING: Amy loves tattoos so she gets the low-down from Jamie on her sleeves, advice for getting one and if Amy should get another tattoo! FOURTH THING: Time for another amazing Healthcare Hero Shoutout for Respiratory Therapist, Hailey! We appreciate the courage that you show by going into work everyday and helping so many!!  Check out items mentioned in this episode:  4 Things CLICK HERE! Amy’s Website CLICK HERE!  Jamie Ivey Bible Study CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 14, 2020
Answering Your Questions with Hunter Mobly (The 5th Thing) (3-31-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy has Hunter Mobly{@ennegramhunter} on to answer all your enneagram questions about: how understanding the enneagram is helpful during this pandemic, how numbers cope with stress and why the enneagram can be helpful for the relationships in your life. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 12, 2020
Your Weight is Not Your Worth. Letting Go of Your Dream Job. Failing is a Good Thing. Healthcare Hero Shout Out.
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FIRST THING: Amy talks with Nicole Modic {@KaleJunkie} about food, our bodies and COVID. She discusses that how we look when we emerge from this pandemic is not indicative to how you handled these challenges. Your weight is not tied to your worth!! SECOND THING: Paula Faris {@paulafaris}, former co-host on Good Morning America and The View, is on to share about her book, “Called Out: Why I Traded Two Dream Jobs for a Life of True Calling”. Paula tells her story of what led her to leave her ‘perfect’ career and find worth in who she is. THIRD THING: Encouragement from a Theodore Roosevelt quote!! FOURTH THING: Health Care Hero Shoutout time! We are still shouting out all our heroes who are tirelessly working on the frontline of this pandemic. Today we recognize an amazing nurse, Britton, who is definitely spreading the love!  To check out items mentioned in this episode:  “Called Out” Book CLICK HERE Kale Junkie Recipes CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 07, 2020
Answering Your Questions with Lisa from @thewellnecessities (The 5th Thing) (5-5-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy has Lisa from @thewellnecessities on to help her answer your questions about disordered eating and their podcast series OUTWEIGH. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 05, 2020
Sister Time. Pink Hair. OUTWEIGH Follow-up. Healthcare Hero Shout Out.
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FIRST THING: Amy’s sister Cristi is here to talk about how she is dealing with homeschooling her 4 kids and this season of life! Lots of laughs and youtube kid recommendations, yay! SECOND THING: Since most people are hanging out at home, now is the perfect time to get a little crazy and try something new and fun with you hair! Amy’s best friend Meri is on to talk about the new hair trend of temporarily dying your hair pink!! They also share awesome mothers day gift ideas. THIRD THING: Lisa{@thewellnecessities} is back to recap the OUTWEIGH series and offer some tips for those who are continuing to work through disordered eating. FOURTH THING: Time for another Healthcare Hero Shoutout and this weeks superstar is Rachel!!! Thank you so much for all you and your family do!    Items mentioned in this episode  Kristin Ess Pink Hair Spray CLICK HERE! Mothers Day gifts CLICK HERE! Follow Amy on Instagram: @radioamy Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 30, 2020
Answering Your Questions - How to Keep Faith During Fertility Struggles (The 5th Thing) (4-28-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses all your questions about: How to keep faith during fertility struggles, liquid vs powder stevia, advice for a young listener for being at home with her family and Amys favorite gum.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 28, 2020
Ep. 4 of OUTWEIGH: A Series Exposing the ‘Grey Area’ of Disordered Eating
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In the 4th episode of OUTWEIGH, Lisa + Amy discuss weight stigma, fear foods, and how we can prioritize health without making it all about the weight.The episode kicks off with Abby, who works on the Bobby Bones Show and helped to produce Outweigh. Abby opens up by sharing how much Outweigh resonated with her own struggles- which were unbeknownst to both Lisa and Amy and serves as the perfect reminder that we can’t predict who’s struggling. Lisa breaks down inner and outer wisdom- the core principles behind her modern mindful eating philosophy she teaches in Fork The Noise.  They’re joined by expert Dr. Joshua Wolrich (@drjoshuawolrich) who explains what weight stigma is and the dangers. Dr. Wolrich challenges the statement “you need to lose weight” and explains how weight stigma negatively impacts patient care. Finally, we hear two personal stories from Kaitlin and Caroline (@carohobby) who open up about how their desire to control their bodies dictated all their decisions, and how they shifted gears to find freedom and happiness. FREE ACCESS TO F*RK FEAR FOODS —forkthenoise.com/foodrules . Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 25, 2020
Healthcare Hero Shout Out. Bored?? Amy's Got Recommendations. Anti-Diet NOT Anti-Nutrition. Being Present in the Pandemic.
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FIRST THING: This week's ‘Healthcare Hero Shout-Out’ goes out to Paula, a healthcare worker, who risked it all to take care of those in need right now. We are so thankful for those that are on the frontline! Meri is also on to discuss all things The Shop Forward and gift ideas for the Mom’s out there. SECOND THING: Amy and Chase share all their current shows, recipes, books and podcast recommendations for keeping you entertained while staying at home! THIRD THING: Anti-Diet does not mean anti-nutrition! Amy reads an instagram post from Lisa {@thewellnecessities} about how you can be anti-diet but not throw nutrition out the window on your journey to food freedom. FOURTH THING: We all need a little inspiration during a pandemic, so Amy is sharing a clip from her church service that will do just that!  To check out items mentioned in this episode: The Shop Forward CLICK HERE Church of the City Message CLICK HERE Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 23, 2020
Answering Your Questions - Breathing Exercise to Help Calm You Down (The 5th Thing) (4-21-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses all your questions about: breathing exercise to help calm you down, her go-to salty crunchy snacks, and a great at home facial peel. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 21, 2020
Ep. 3 of OUTWEIGH: A Series Exposing the 'Grey Area' of Disordered Eating
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In the third episode of Outweigh, Lisa and Amy get into how we don’t need to abandon exercise and “healthy” eating after struggling with disordered eating, but we do need to shift our relationship to them. In this episode, you’ll learn the truth about why counting calories doesn’t work, how exercise addiction happens (and how to spot it), and how food freedom for Amy has brought so much joy into her home. We’re joined by trainer Kaitlin Wozinak (@kaitlindinneh), a fitness instructor that that helps women celebrate their bodies through movement. She shares how we can find motivation without focusing solely on weight loss and you can spot obsessive behavior around exercise. We’ll also speak with Alexis Joseph, founder of Alchemy Brand and Hummusapien, (@hummusapien). Alexis shares her story of orthorexia and how her all day cafe has changed as her relationship to food and philosophy evolved. Our special guests are Chef Laura Lea (@lauraleabalanced) and Rachel, who bravely share their personal stories of how they overcame disordered eating and how they fought and continue to fight each day. Get your free self worth worksheet over at forkthenoise.com/selfworth. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 18, 2020
DIY Liquid Anti-bacterial Soap. Healthcare Hero Shout Out. Movie Recs: Happy & Sad. Achieving Your Goals.
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Check out Movie Mike's Movie Podcast Wherever You Listen To Podasts. Just search 'Movie Mike' or CLICK HERE Follow Amy on Instagram @radioamy Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 16, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (4-14-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses all your questions about: her go-to nail color, self-tanning drops for your face, where to find her favorite Nike Pullovers and new COOL MOM tie dye tee, her favorite face mask light and getting Mike D from the Bobby Bones Show on the podcast!  To find items mentioned on this episode CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 14, 2020
Ep. 2 of OUTWEIGH: A Series Exposing the 'Grey Area' of Disordered Eating
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In the second episode of Outweigh, Amy tells it all with her personal eating disorder story and letter to self, diving into the details of why most therapists couldn’t get through to her, and the book and concept that finally made it “click.”  Special guest Meri Barnes (@meri_) pops on to share how excited she is to travel with Amy now that she’s willing to experience eating at different places and be flexible. Lauren, our volunteer guest bravely shares her personal stories and powerful letter to her younger selves. We're joined by two Registered Dietitians Brenna O’Malley (@thewellfull) and Karen Neunzig. Karen explains what a binges is and why it happens, and the role of a registered dietitian in eating disorders. Brenna shines light on the negative side effects of social media and disordered eating and provides tools on how to create a positive diet culture free social media experience. At the end of the episode a previous recording that Lisa and Amy did with Kathryn Defatta (@threecordstherapy) that dives into more of Amy's personal story.  FREE CORE VALUE WORKSHEET: forkthenoise.com/values Brain over Binge book http://Karenelizabethnutrition.com  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 11, 2020
Healthcare Hero Shoutout. Easter Can Still Happen. Coffee Thoughts. Helicopter Cleaner.
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FIRST THING: We are so incredibly thankful for the amazing healthcare workers who are on the front line of this pandemic, so Amy will be doing a ‘Healthcare Hero’ shoutout every week! This week we celebrate Stephanie and we have to say she is pretty amazing and is sacrificing so much to be able to take care of those who are in need!!! SECOND THING: Easter can still happen! With churches and gatherings still not being allowed, Amy shares how her and her family will be making the most of this Easter Sunday. THIRD THING: If you love coffee or just need a great reminder about making the most of social distancing this thing is for you! FOURTH CLEANER: What in the world is a helicopter cleaner?? Amy has a life hack for saving time, money and energy while doing the dishes!  To checkout items mentioned in this episode:  Healthcare Hero Tote Bag to support those working on the frontlines CLICK HERE! Root House Coffee CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 09, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (3-7-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy and her husband Ben address all your questions about: her favorite online yoga instructor, advice for being married to someone with ADD, the difference between Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides and gelatin and practical advice for making your eyelash extensions last longer.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 07, 2020
Ep. 1 of OUTWEIGH: A Series Exposing the 'Grey Area' of Disordered Eating
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In this first episode of the series, Amy explains the birth story of OUTWEIGH. Lisa and Amy get raw about how language matters, giving details from their own personal lives how intended compliments towards their bodies ended up reinforcing unhealthy behaviors. Lisa opens up with her personal disordered eating story with orthorexia-sharing how it began and hid perfectly beneath seemingly innocuous "healthy habits" as well as fundamental changes she made to overcome it. She also shares her heartfelt letter to her younger self. We’re joined by our first expert, eating disorder therapist Jennifer Rollin (@jennifer_rollin) who explains what disordered eating is and how you can best care for yourself or a loved one you witness struggling. We'll also have two special guests, Andrea and Claire bravely share their personal stories and powerful letters to their younger selves. Amy closes out with helpful tips to surviving COVID quarantine talk without drowning in diet culture noise.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 04, 2020
Surviving Quarantine. Best Night of Sleep. A Hopeful Reminder. OUTWEIGH.
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FIRST THING: Surviving quarantine with your spouse(or anyone) could get, lets be real…a little tricky! Amy’s husband Ben is on to discuss how we actually shouldn’t just be trying to survive right now and ways to live your life to make the most of quarantine. SECOND THING: We could all use an extra dose of hope and inspiration right now and so Amy shares a great quote as a reminder to not take the small things for granted. THIRD THING: We all need & love a good nights sleep, but sometimes it just seems so hard to do! Amy shares tips and facts to help you catch some serious zzz’s. FOURTH THING: Amy reads an email by Lisa from @thewellnecessities about disordered eating and the times were in. She also plays the trailer for the new series she is releasing called “Outweigh”!!!  To check out items mentioned today: John Krasinski “Some Good News” channel Click Here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 02, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (3-31-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses all your questions about: how to balance news consumption of COVID-19 if your job relies on it, journaling during these times, giving credit to ALL the healthcare workers and if more gratitude journals will be released soon. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 31, 2020
The Trailer for OUTWEIGH: A Series Exposing the 'Grey Area' of Eating Disorders
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Amy Brown (Host of 4 Things with Amy Brown) and Lisa Hayim (Registered Dietitian and Founder of The Well Necessities & F*RK THE NOISE) got together to break the stigma and expose the truth about disordered eating in a new 4-part podcast series called OUTWEIGH. They will expose the ‘grey area’ of eating disorders- the subclinical tendencies that many of us partake in, but fail to get help for. Both having overcome their own struggles with disordered eating, they want to make sure no one feels alone in this journey, and that freedom is in fact possible. Throughout the series, they will share personal stories from real people who found freedom after a fight, as well as talk with experts to best guide & navigate this territory. Their goal is start a conversation to instill hope for those who are struggling, and provide space for both those going through it, and those who have overcome it. They are two women who get it and have found power in voicing their struggles. They want you to feel less alone, to help you remove the factor so you can live your most aligned life free of food and body image captivity. *Follow Amy & Lisa on Instagram: @RadioAmy & @TheWellNecessities!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 28, 2020
Surviving COVID-19: Awareness. Self Care. Family + Friends. Productivity.
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FIRST THING: Therapist Kathryn Defatta{@threecordstherapy}, is back to help us try to survive the crazy times that we are in with the Coronavirus pandemic! In a time of so much uncertainty, how do we stay aware of how we are feeling? Kathryn shares tips for taking care of your emotions and letting them act as a guide. SECOND THING: Lets just be real, we could all use a little self-care right now! In our ‘normal’ lives we may already know how to have time for self-care and self-maintenance, but how do we keep up with taking care of ourselves during quarantine?? THIRD THING: It is more important now than ever to stay connected with friends and family? So how do we do this when we are told to stay in our homes?? Amy & Kathryn share ways to stay connected and how we can focus on gratitude still. FOURTH THING: For many of us, our normal routines may not to work from home or stay in the house all day…so how can we stay productive even if we don’t feel like it? Kathryn has some advice for accomplishing tasks and getting stuff done!  To find out more information on Kathryn Defatta and Three Cords Therapy CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 26, 2020
Answering Your Questions with Kathryn Defatta (The 5th Thing) (3-24-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy and therapist Kathryn Defatta {@threecordstherapy} address all your questions about the COVID-19 pandemic: how to keep from getting depressed while social distancing, maintaining a healthy relationship with food during a time of high stress, creating boundaries during quarantine and how to balance news consumption and our mental health.  To check out more information on Kathryn Defatta and Three Cords Therapy CLICK HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 24, 2020
An Intro Into OUTWEIGH: A New Series About The Gray Area of Disordered Eating
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Amy and Lisa {@thewellnecessities} sit down with Katherine DeFatta {@threecordstherapy}, a therapist who specializes in helping those with eating disorders and disordered eating. As you may have heard, Amy and Lisa are releasing a mini-series “Outweigh: The Gray Area of Disordered Eating”, so to help get things started Amy decided to release this interview before the series to give you an idea of what is to come. In this episode the three ladies discuss what causes an addiction like disordered eating and how we can begin to work through these struggles. Amy gets into her own personal story We promise that you are not alone in this...the new series will be 4 episodes...each episode releasing over the 4 Saturdays in April.  To Check out Katherine DeFatta's website Click Here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 19, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (3-17-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses your questions about: her upcoming disordered eating podcast with Lisa{@thewellnecessities}, game night ideas, helping a loved one on the anniversary of a major loss and her history with birth control.  To check out products mentioned in todays episode: Click Here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 17, 2020
Getting Creative. Give it a Week. Empowering Women. A Poem by Maya Angelou.
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FIRST THING: Brit Morin{@brit} from Brit +Co{@britandco} is on a mission to help women be more creative. She focuses on teaching women how to find time for themselves and how to never stop evolving and learning new things...and who doesn't need more of that? SECOND THING: Give it a week! Give what a week?? Anything! Brit talks about how for a whole year she tried something new every single week. Including fitting her trash for the week into a mason jar to sewing to drinking more water! Could you do it? THIRD THING: Are you looking for ways to empower the women in your life or globally? Amy shares ways to help, from supporting women owned businesses to even just helping them have access to clean water. FOURTH THING: If you’re in need of some empowerment, then Amy has just what you need. In this thing she read “Phenomenal Woman” a poem by Maya Angelou, that is sure to leave you feeling inspired.  To check out items mentioned on this episode: Britt + Co Click Here! World Vision Click Here!  The Shop Forward Click Here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 12, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (2-9-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. You can send your questions to 4thingswithamybrown@gmail.com. Thank you!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 10, 2020
Kelsea Ballerini: Following your Dreams. Empowering Woman. Words Matter. Gratitude.
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FIRST THING: Country singer/songwriter, Kelsea Ballerini{@kelseaballerini} is here to chat with Amy about life, music and her new album! In this thing they talk about following her dream of being a singer, life lessons she’s learned and how she focuses on self-care. SECOND THING: Empowered woman, empower women! Kelsea shares the ways she works on empowering others as well as herself! THIRD THING: As a songwriter you can guess the importance of words in Kelsea’s life, she shares how therapeutic writing is, her favorite lyrics and the writing process. FOURTH THING: As always, its time for gratitude!! We learn the things in life that Kelsea values the most as well as a fun little question & answer game! Don’t forget to check out her new album “Kelsea” that releases March 20th!!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 05, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (3-3-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. You can send your questions to 4thingswithamybrown@gmail.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 03, 2020
Finding Your Voice. Affirmations. Benefits of CBD. The Grey Area.
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FIRST THING: Did you know that it is proven that people who write 5-10 minutes a day can drastically improve their immune systems?? Ally Fallon{@allyfallon} best selling author, writing coach and founder of Find Your Voice{@LetsFindYourVoice} is here to talk with Amy about the benefits of writing and shares practical advice for getting started. SECOND THING: You are awesome. You are beautiful. Good job today. “Affirmations are powerful because they help us replace the negative voice in our head with a positive one.” Ally Fallon shares all of the benefits of daily affirmations. THIRD THING: Erin Crawford{@innately_nourished} a Holistic Nutrition Consultant came to answer all of your CBD questions! She shares what it is, the benefits and what to look for when buying it! FOURTH THING: Celebrity trainer, Erin Opera{@erinoprea}, is here to talk all things fitness! She shares about her new app “Pretty Muscles” and her latest StepBet challenge.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 27, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (2-25-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. You can send your questions to 4thingswithamybrown@gmail.com. Thank you!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 25, 2020
All About Gratitude: Oprah’s Story. Choosing Joy in Hard Times. The Science. A Helpful Tip.
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As we gear up to start the Gratitude Challenge{March 1st}, the theme for this episode is all about the gratitude!! Amy’s Dad even joins her in the intro & shares what he is thankful for! FIRST THING: You would think that gratitude would come easily to someone like Oprah, but Amy shares Oprah’s story about how she had to refocus her intention to get back into a daily practice of finding things to be grateful for! SECOND THING: Amy shares a great story about an individual who decided to choose joy in spite of some horrible circumstances. There is so much to be learned from this man’s life! THIRD THING: We can sit here all day and say how much counting your blessings can change your life, but is there really the science to back it? Absolutely! Amy shares multiple articles that might just change your mind, if you haven’t yet jumped on practicing gratitude!! FOURTH THING: When life gets hard or were just in a bad mood, gratitude can be so challenging, but this tip can help you appreciate those you love while focusing on positivity!  To check out any of the articles mentioned in this episode:  Oprah's Story A Story of Gratitude Neuroscience of Gratitude Giving Thanks Can Make You Happier The Science Behind It Gratitude Tip Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 20, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (2-18-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses your questions about: Jessica Simpson’s new book, advice for having energy when you have to wake up early, mixing up your smoothie routine and her latest snack obsession.   To check out products mentioned in todays episode Click Here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 18, 2020
Love + Marriage. Falling in Love with Yourself. Loving Others. All the Romantic Movies. (#63)
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FIRST THING: Love + marriage are not Valentine’s Day! Amys friend, Maile Misajon{@mailemisajon} is here to talk about how couples can help their relationships by not putting all of the pressure just on Valentine’s Day and how to celebrate your love more often. You don’t have to be in a relationship to enjoy this ‘thing’ though, Amy & Maile also get into the beauty of truly knowing yourself! SECOND THING: Single, dating or married our focus should always come back to how to better love ourselves! Amy shares some great tips that you could be practicing right now to help your relationship with yourself. THIRD THING: As we continue feeling the love, Amy shares how to love those in your life. This isn’t just for romantic relationships though, but also friends, strangers and your family! FOURTH THING: Rom Com Time!!! Who doesn’t love a great romantic comedy?? Amy shares her recommendations for great movies to watch this Valentine’s or Galentine’s Day!  ITEMS MENTIONED:  The 5 Love Languages book Click Here! To learn more about Maile Misajon & to check out her blog Click Here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 13, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (2-11-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses your questions about: The Gratitude Challenge, tips for helping with large pores, advice for finding your own career path, Amy’s favorite spaghetti squash recipes and how to help your Vital Proteins collagen powder not clump up in your matcha lattes.  To check out more info on the Ken Coleman Show Click Here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 11, 2020
Let’s Be Real with Sammy Jaye Trailer
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Sammy Jaye, at 17 years old, is the youngest person to have her own podcast on iHeartRadio. She brings a fresh and authentic voice to the podcast world, driving unfiltered, heartfelt and revealing conversations with celebrities, activists, athletes and influencers. With extensive experience as a correspondent and interviewer, Let’s Be Real with Sammy Jaye covers serious topics like mental health, politics and the pressures of social media, to lighter topics like friendships, dating and pop culture. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 10, 2020
Veronica Garza {Founder of Siete Foods}: From Autoimmune to Starting a Business. Working with Family. Social Media. Gratitude.
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FIRST THING: The Co-Founder and President of Siete Chips{@sietefoods}, Veronica Garza, is here to talk with Amy about how she created an amazing brand of delicious grain-free Mexican food from a health based dietary need that she had.  SECOND THING: People say not to mix business and family, but for the Garza family their business is their family and we absolutely love that! They live by their core value of “Family first, family second and business third,” and everyone from their customers to their business partners are included in their family. Amy & Veronica talk about all their amazing products and why celebrities are so obsessed with Siete.  THIRD THING: In this thing, we dip into how a brand that started with just chips has created such a powerful social media presence and how you feel nothing but love and passion from the company.  FOURTH THING: Gratitude time! We know Amy is always thankful for Siete Chips, but what is Veronica grateful for?  To check out Siete Family Foods Click Here To order on amazon Click Here Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 06, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (2-4-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses your questions about: How to help with dry skin, being there for a friend who is grieving, how to shave your face and incorporating juice into a healthy life style.  To check out items mentioned in this episode:  Face Razors Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 04, 2020
Jennie Allen {Founder of IF:Gathering}: Stop the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts. Science Behind Positivity. Jennie’s Story. 7 Thought Choices to Change Your Life.
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FIRST THING: Author and founder of IF:Gathering, Jennie Allen {@jenniesallen} is here to talk with Amy about her new book “GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD: Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts” {OUT NOW!}. Jennie has noticed a huge trend in the uprising of toxic thoughts in woman and the negative affect that it is having on all aspects of our life. Jennie wrote this book to help bring light to the issue and provide ways to help us break the toxic cycle. SECOND THING: Can you actually change the way your brain thinks?? Yes, you absolutely can! The science is there to back up the negative effects of toxic thoughts as well as the major benefits of changing the negativity to positivity. In this thing Jennie also shares how we can help the younger generation deal with the decline in mental health. THIRD THING: Jennie shares about the season in her life that led her to becoming so passionate about the power that our thoughts have! FOURTH THING: “You have a choice.” The 7 thought choices that can help make the shift to a better way to live + Jennie shares the four things that she is most grateful for! To check out items mentioned in this episode:  Jennie Allen CLICK HERE Order the "GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD: Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts" CLICK HERE Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 30, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (1-28-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses your questions about: her podcast recommendations, advice for going on a missions trip, her favorite curling wand{+where to find it} and where to buy a Joy Seeker sticker decal.  To check out items mentioned in this episode:  https://www.theshopforward.com/products/4-things-joy-seeker-decal https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003YC8NS2/?ref=exp_radioamy_dp_vv_d Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 28, 2020
Modern Ruhles with Stephanie Ruhle: The #MeToo movement and Moral Leadership
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Earlier in Season 1 of Modern Ruhles with Stephanie Ruhle, Stephanie spoke with her friend Scott Galloway—an entrepreneur, author, and professor—about the #MeToo movement and moral leadership. Their fast-paced, wide-ranging conversation also covered income inequality, parenting, white male privilege, and a lot more. The entire season of Modern Ruhles is available. Binge here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 27, 2020
Caroline Boudreaux {Founder of Miracle Foundation: Transforming the Need for Orphanages}. 1. Preventing Child Separation. 2. Helping Children Thrive. 3. Supporting Foster Families in the U.S. 4. Making the Change Globally.
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FIRST THING: Caroline Boudreaux is here to share her story of how she started the Miracle Foundation and how they go around the world helping to change the current way that we approach orphaned children. The number one way is to prevent the separation of the child from their parents, so how do we manage that?? Caroline shares how her organization is doing this exact thing in hundreds of orphanages. SECOND THING: Amy & Caroline discuss providing children with the opportunity to thrive right now and how you can get involved in changing the lives of children in orphanages around the world, as well as those in America. THIRD THING: Caroline shares how she is taking what she has learned abroad and is using it to help our current foster care situation in the U.S! So how is she doing that?? With this incredible new app that will help foster parents make it more feasible to continue fostering after the first year. FOURTH THING: “Nothing is heavy if everyone lifts”. So how do we continue to make the needed changes toward the goal of ‘No Orphanages by 2040’? Caroline shares how to put your boots to the ground to help make a difference.  Be sure to check out Miraclefoundation.org to learn more and follow @themiraclefoundation  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 23, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (1-21-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses your questions: why you may have dark under eye circles and tips for helping brighten the area, whether she is seeing results with her fascia blaster, her go-to lipstick colors, an update about the podcast series with Lisa Hayim {@thewellnecessities} on disordered eating and healthy and quick breakfast ideas for kids{Amy forgot to mention that the pancakes include bananas in the recipe!!}.    You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! To check out items mentioned in this episode:  Eye product  NARS Lipstick Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 21, 2020
My Life Speaks{Haiti update}. Healthy Kids & Food Colors. 10 Ways to Succeed With Zero Talent. Binge Worthy Shows.
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FIRST THING: Mike Wilson{@vanillamike8) from @mylifespeaks {one of ESPWA’S partners} is here to talk with Amy about the amazing things the organization is doing in Haiti. The purchase of the ‘LOVE’ pullover or t-shirt goes to support My Life Speaks in Haiti and the work they are doing with special needs children, maternity needs and helping place kids in foster homes and we absolutely LOVE their hearts for Haiti. SECOND THING: If you have kids then you know that getting them to eat healthy can be a challenge! Or are you wondering how to just talk to them about food? Amy shares a great new Instagram follow {@kids.eat.in.color} and their tips for getting kids to have a healthy relationship with food. If you don’t have kids, this is definitely still a great reminder! THIRD THING: Who isn’t looking to succeed in their career or even just at life?! Well Amy shares Jon Gordon’s list of 10 ways to succeed with zero talent to help you put your best foot forward. FOURTH THING: Looking for new binge worthy TV shows?? Well, Amy has your back from new shows to documentaries worth obsessing over!  Be sure to check out:  https://www.mylifespeaks.com www.Radioamy.com  www.4things.com www.Theshopforward.com  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 16, 2020
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (1-14-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses your questions: Her review on Magic Spoon Cereal, seeing a therapist while coping with a loved one’s battle with cancer, relationship advice to a couple just starting out and if she thinks the mail-in food allergy tests are worth it.   You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 14, 2020
Bettering Yourself. 2020 Fashion. Word of the Year. Holiday Prep.
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FIRST THING: What is something small you can do today to better yourself?? Amy has some suggestions that she found for making small daily actions to better our lives. SECOND THING: Clueless when it comes to trends each year? So is Amy. So she did some research and shares the top fashion trends you'll be seeing all year long and the hot colors for 2020. THIRD THING: Do you have a word of the year?? Amy does! Its her first time to have a "word" of the year, but she's into it. Choosing a word for your year is a great way to set your intentions for the year ahead. FOURTH THING: @KeatynKlaus is back to help us kick the new year off right! We’re so thankful for all the amazing tips to help us get ahead of the game for every holiday this year...that includes Christmas...yes, we know it's January!   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 09, 2020
Answering Your Questions with Andrea (The 5th Thing) (1-7-20)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Andrea Turner{@Naturallytruebeauty} is here with Amy to answer all your beauty questions: Recipes for a great bubble bath(detoxing and hydrating), choosing the right self tanning product, what to look for when scheduling a spray tan, detox teas...This is where Amy takes a little detour and Andrea and her get into eating disorders and what their own recovery has looked like. Now back to the beauty questions: what to have in your daily and weekly skin care routine, her DIY toner recipe, finding the best serum for your face, what facial products you should be investing in, the importance of eye cream and how to get the most benefits out of ice rolling.  You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! To check out items mentioned in this episode: https://www.amazon.com/shop/radioamy?listId=WMVI0P1SHL54 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 07, 2020
4 Things with Trisha Yearwood, Annie Downs, Danielle Walker and Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum (Best Of)
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The Best Of 4 Things With Amy Brown. 4 different things with 4 different guests with Trisha Yearwood, Annie Downs, Danielle Walker and Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 02, 2020
Answering Your Questions with Bobo (The 5th Thing) (12-31-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy and @adambobo address your health questions: tips for preventing a New Years Eve hangover, if you can actually be too hydrated, intermittent fasting and how to work it into your schedule, what vitamins and supplements you should be taking during cold & flu season, what to do to improve joint health and of course gratitude!  You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! To check out items mentioned in this episode CLICK HERE Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 31, 2019
4 Things with Bob Goff, Walker & Laney Hayes, Ben Brown and Kristin Chenoweth (Best Of)
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The Best Of 4 Things With Amy Brown. 4 different things with 4 different guests with Bob Goff, Walker & Laney Hayes, Ben Brown and Kristin Chenoweth! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 26, 2019
Answering Your Questions wit Bobo (The 5th Thing) (12-24-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy and @adambobo address your questions: who Bobo is & what he does for a living, what he puts in his morning coffee, the products he recommends to help you sleep, if drinking lemon water in the morning breaks your intermittent fast and holistic approaches for helping with restless leg syndrome.  You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! To check out items mentioned in this episode: To shop items https://www.amazon.com/shop/radioamy  Bobo’s website https://aretenashville.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 24, 2019
#PIMPINJOY. Spreading Joy to Others. Keeping Memories Alive. A #PIMPINJOY Beneficiary Update.
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FIRST THING: This episode is all about #PIMPINJOY, in honor of Amy’s mom's birthday!! Judy would have been 71 years old today and wouldn't believe all the amazingness that has come from her simple act of choosing joy while battling cancer. In the first thing Amy does a little #ThrowbackThursday from the Gracie Awards in LA in 2014. Even thought she was very sick, Judy was able to attend, which was very special. Amy shares audio of Bobby presenting her with the award from a video that Judy filmed (so the audio is extra special). In Bobby's presentation speech, we get a great explanation of what #PIMPINJOY is all about and why this patricianly moment was special for Amy. The audio also sets up what's to come in the second thing. SECOND THING: Amy shares an email that a listener sent in about her friend who has had a lot of difficult times in her life...but through it all...continuously choses JOY. The email is inspiring and then in true #PIMPINJOY spirit...Amy surprises the friend with some fun stuff...that's what #PIMPINJOY is all about...choosing joy...but also SPREADING JOY...whoop!!! THIRD THING: Amy couldn't do an episode about her mom without having her sister, Cristi, on. So Cristi joins in on the third thing to talk about honor loved ones that you've lost & finding ways to keep their memory alive. They also discuss what Cristi learned from the book “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying” by Bonnie Ware. And in a very special moment (totally impromptu) Cristi & Amy sing Happy Birthday to their mom.  FOURTH THING: #PIMPINJOY apparel sales have been able to help A LOT of people and causes the last 5 years, over $2million donated. One of the beneficiaries was Capt. Nelson & his family after he lost his legs in Afghanistan. We came alongside Building Homes for Heroes to help build a new ADA certified hour for them. You may recall the camo #PIMPINJOY tee that was sold a couple of years ago?? Well, even if you're not, you will enjoy the update Amy got from his wife, Jennifer Nelson, during this thing. They are such an awesome family!!! This is where you get to see the affects that your purchases from #PIMPINJOY has on others!  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JUDY!  To check out items mentioned in this episode: CLICK HERE  To shop #PIMPINJOY: CLICK HERE!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 19, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (12-17-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses: How to make her favorite cocktail, tricks for if your hair doesn’t want to hold a curl, her go-to nail polish color, weighted blankets, why she no longer weighs herself and what lifestyle changes she tried to help her get pregnant.  You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! To check out people/items mentioned in this episode: @leahhofff @leahhofffhair To check out the hair products mentioned CLICK HERE Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 17, 2019
Spreading Joy. The Gift of Experiences. Listen to Your Heart. Skin Care & Cancer Prevention.
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FIRST THING: A practical tip for #PIMPINJOY to others! We love when listeners send in ways that they’re spreading joy and we loved this idea so much that we had to share it with you!! SECOND THING: Amy + Meri shared their gift guide for the Holiday season with you a couple of weeks ago{be sure to check it out if you missed that episode!!}. Now Amy is here to share with you the beauty in giving an experience as a gift! THIRD THING: Amy’s friend, Kathy Virtue, comes on to shares so much wisdom about missions work and the beauty that come when you listen to the tugging on your heart. FOURTH THING: Keri from @Nashville Beauty Girl and her husband Dr. Drew are here to answer all your beauty and skin care questions! How did Amy help her husband, Ben, find out that he had melanoma?? Also, what you can be doing to help protect your skin!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 12, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (12-10-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy addresses: cutting a t-shirt into a cropped tee and where to find her tutorial, CBD oil to help calm an excited or anxious pet, Amy’s favorite Haitian coffee and tips for a NYE wedding and incorporating kids into the celebration. Don’t forget to check out items mentioned in todays episode:  https://www.theshopforward.com/pages/gift-guide Amy & Meri’s gift guide  https://singingrooster.org/buy/haitian-coffee/ for Haitian coffee  https://roothouseco.com for Cristi’s coffee(Amy’s sister)  https://velvetsedge.com for Kelly’s gift guide  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 10, 2019
Steven Young: HOMELESSNESS. LIFE ON THE STREETS. MAKING A DIFFERENCE. LIFE NOW.
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FIRST THING: Steven Young the founder of Home Street Home Ministries is on talking with Amy about the ministry he started that helps our homeless friends in Nashville. Steven was homeless for five years, so he offers great insight into what the homeless go through and their needs. In this thing we learn how he ended up on the streets and what God was preparing him for during that time. SECOND THING: Steven shares the top 5 reasons someone may end up homeless and the top reason is probably not what you’re thinking it is. He also shares stories from his time on the street and it is very eye opening. THIRD THING: All it takes to change someone's life is ONE person willing to invest into ONE person. Steven shares how ONE man completely changed his path by just being there and caring about him. He also gives tips and practical advice for making a real impact...and it doesn’t even cost a dime! FOURTH THING: So where is Steven now? Running a life-changing ministry, happily re-married to his first wife and adopting his daughter! Their family story is one that will leave you feeling inspired.  Be sure to check out more information or how to get involved at the links below:  Website: https://homestreethometn.org Instagram: @homestreethome_tn Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeStreetHomeTN/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 05, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) with Scuba Steve (12-03-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy has Scuba Steve who is the new executive producer on The Bobby Bones Show. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 03, 2019
GIFT GUIDE 2019: Amy & Meri Share Gifts That Give Back + Other Favorite Things! (#54)
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Are you stumped on what to give someone for Christmas?? Need ideas of what to put in those stockings?? On today’s episode Amy + Meri give you tons and tons of gift ideas, some that give back and some that don’t. FIRST THING: Amy + Meri thank everyone for shopping with a purpose and they update us on the ways you have helped Haiti, so a lot of the gifts they’re sharing are ESPWA related but they are also including their favorite things from Amazon and other companies. Everything they talk about in this episode will be linked in their online gift guide which can be found at RadioAmy.com. SECOND THING: Gifts that give back for the girls in your life. THIRD THING: Gifts that give back for the guys in your life…and kids too! FOURTH THING: Amy + Meri’s favorite things from other shops.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 28, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (11-26-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 26, 2019
Trisha Yearwood: Holiday Memories. Birthday Wisdom. Being a Step-Mom. Gratitude. (#53)
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FIRST THING: On today’s episode Trisha Yearwood is back to talk all things Holidays and cherished memories! What is her go-to recipe for hosting, how does she time-manage cooking all the food on Thanksgiving, her holiday hacks and favorite Christmas song and movies. She definitely helped us get in the Holiday Spirit! SECOND THING: Happy ‘late’ Birthday, Trisha!! Having just turned 55, she is here to talk about the wisdom and lessons that she has learned in life thus far. Amy & Trisha get into confidence, what really matters the most and what she learned from building a home with President Carter. THIRD THING: Trisha takes time to answer a listeners question about becoming a step-mom! We absolutely love what she calls a step-mom, a BONUS MOM! Trisha shares about transitioning into that new role and how her and Garth chose to raise their children. FOURTH THING: As the new Espwa gratitude journals are getting ready to be released(YAY), we couldn’t help but find out what Trisha would write in her journal if she had it today!  Be sure to check out Trishayearwood.com for tour dates and more info!!  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 21, 2019
Introducing 'Love What Matters'
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In today’s world of continuous negative news coverage, it can be hard to remember there is a lot of good in life. Love What Matters brings inspiring stories from real people far & wide to share love, kindness and compassion, and to remind us that good things don’t happen by default – they’re a daily choice that we make. Episode 1 of Love What Matters is now available. Listen here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 20, 2019
Answering Your Questions with Kelly Henderson from Velvet's Edge (The 5th Thing) (11-19-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today’s episode Amy has Kelly Henderson from @Velvetsedge on to answer all the fall and winter fashion questions you may be asking. They address: what colors are in for this fall for clothes, makeup and nail color, whether you should be buying Doc Martens or knee-high boots, shopping Zara for adult and children's fashion, Kelly’s new online vintage tee store that will be opening in December and how to shop her styles. Be sure to also check out https://velvetsedge.com to get more lifestyle tips! You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 19, 2019
Annie F. Downs: Books. Podcast talk. Enneagram & Relationships. Gratitude. (#52)
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FIRST THING: Getting to know Annie F. Downs {@anniefdowns}! Amy & Annie talk about how she ended up as a successful Christian author and speaker. We find out how Annie feels now about the first books she released and how her writing has evolved over the years. Also, we’re super excited to announce that we got the scoop on her next book to be released!! SECOND THING: Amy and Annie get into all things podcast related! “That Sounds Fun with Annie F Downs” is her very own podcast that covers topics from new books, faith conversations, travel stories to musicians and interviews! A special announcement is also made about both of their upcoming podcast tours, YAY!!! THIRD THING: In this thing, Annie shares about her passion for the enneagram! She shares what she’s learned about herself, her dating relationships and the people around her through her studies of the different enneagram numbers. FOURTH THING: As someone who loves having fun, we were super excited to learn what Annie F Downs is grateful for in her life and we have to say that we absolutely love her list…especially Mexican breakfast food, yum!  Where to find items mentioned in today's episode:  Books: CLICK HERE To find Annie’s podcast and her website: CLICK HERE Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 14, 2019
Answering Your Questions with Keatyn Klaus (The 5th Thing) (11-12-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy has Keatyn from @KeatynKlaus on to talk all things Christmas and decorations! They address: when its acceptable to start decorating for Christmas, tips for making your real or artificial tree look its most festive, Amy’s first Christmas with the kids, creating traditions for the season and how to find affordable decorations. Be sure to check Keatyn out at https://www.keatynklaus.com You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 12, 2019
Becky Powell: Faith. Family & Friends. Country Music. For King & Country. (#51)
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FIRST THING: Becky Powell author of “Awful Beautiful Life”, is here to share with us what got her through the most difficult time of her life. The book is a retelling of when her husband took his own life and left her & her 3 children with over 21 million dollars of debt. It's just unimaginable. She talks with Amy about one of the ways she managed to make it through that dark time - her faith!!. SECOND THING: When life came crumbling down in the aftermath of her husbands death and the FBI investigation on her family, Becky was surrounded by family & friends. In this ‘thing’ she shares the importance of being there for someone who is walking through a hard time! THIRD THING: Have you ever felt like a certain song helped you get through something? Well Becky attributes country music and it’s powerful lyrics to helping her not feel alone during this season...as well as bubble baths! FOURTH THING: Australian pop-Christian duo For King & Country sits down to talk with Amy about their new song with Dolly Parton called “God Only Knows”. They also talk and laugh about becoming American citizens, kangaroos and gratitude!  To pre-order “Awful Beautiful Life” CLICK HERE! To check out “God Only Knows” LISTEN HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 07, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (11-5-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy addresses:her favorite toiletries bag for traveling, if she will be doing a gift guide for Christmas, becoming a 'partner in hope' with St. Jude, the best healthy bread, how & when to use a facial ice roller and laser hair removal. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! Information mentioned in today's episode: Target Finds: @loveseverythingtarget Alabama Mac & Cheese Yo: https://oneplumtree.com/2012/01/06/21/ Ice Roller: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01E8IZ4ZA/?cv_ct_id=amzn1.idea.20LWM0O1JCC3T&cv_ct_pg=storefront&cv_ct_wn=aip-storefront&ref=exp_cov_radioamy_dp_vv_d Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 05, 2019
Introducing Next Question with Katie Couric
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Katie Couric has questions. And on her new show, Next Question with Katie Couric, she’s determined to find answers—with a little help from the most captivating personalities in news, politics, and pop culture. Join the award-winning journalist as she explores the people, movements, and issues changing our lives and redefining our world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 04, 2019
Craig Conover: Sewing Down South. Southern Charm. Mental Health. Gratitude. (#50)
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FIRST THING: Craig Conover{@caconover}from Bravo’s Southern Charm is here to answer your questions that were sent in! It’s also ‘pillow talk’ time where Craig and Amy discuss how he started his lifestyle company, called Sewing Down South.  SECOND THING: From getting started on Southern Charm to sharing in Amy’s dream of starring in a Hallmark movie, this thing is all about TV and the reality of it!  THIRD THING: Amy & Craig get real about ADD, Adderall & mental health! They dig into what it’s like to have ADD & work with it now. FOURTH THING: We find out all the things that Craig is grateful for in his life! Could there possibly a cookbook in his future?? We hope so! Be sure to check out: https://www.sewingdownsouth.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 31, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (10-29-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy addresses: where to find her favorite vintage tees, benefits of facial steaming, how to be supportive to a friend who is struggling with infertility, her favorite curling wand & where to find it and how to get your kids on a good skincare routine. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! To check out the curling iron mentioned in today’s episode Click Here Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 29, 2019
Bob Goff: Love Does. Everybody Always. Dreaming Big. Gratitude & Motivation. (#49)
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FIRST THING: He is a New York Times bestselling author and encourager to millions, I am so excited for you to hear my conversation with Bob Goff! We talk about his first bestseller, “Love Does” and what it takes to start putting love into action. SECOND THING: “Everybody Always” Bob’s second book is all about living your life without fear, constraint, or worry. Through Goff’s inspirational and entertaining stories, you will be inspired to go out and love others. He even gives me some great advice on fixing a misunderstanding with a neighbor. THIRD THING: Are you dreaming big? Bob gives us the framework for navigating those dreams, our talents and developing clarity for your next step. FOURTH THING: As someone who just radiates positivity and love, we are so excited to hear Bob’s attitude on gratitude. Oh, and listen to find out why he only gives his wife a daisy with 3 petals…it will make you smile!  *To check out the books mentioned in today’s episode, CLICK HERE!  To get more information on Bob Goff and his speaking arrangements, check out:  http://www.bobgoff.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 24, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (10-22-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy addresses: how to not let the weekend sabotage your healthy eating, oil pulling for oral health, tips for traveling with just a carry-on, prepping your smoothies to save time, supplements to help you get a good nights sleep, Amy’s approach to her daily eating routine and her dating advice to a male listener.  You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! Products mentioned in today’s episode: Magnesium Glycinate Magnesium Threonate For Kimberly Snyders Detoxy Click Here Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 22, 2019
Kristin Chenoweth: Upbringing & Music. Hallmark Christmas Movies. Giving Back. Gratitude & Adoption. (#48)
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FIRST THING: We couldn’t contain our excitement when award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth stopped in to talk with Amy! I mean how can you not love Kristin’s amazing and unique voice whether on a Broadway stage, the screen or in her latest album, we just cannot get enough of her. Amy & Kristen talk about how her upbringing in rural Oklahoma shaped who she is now and her latest album "For The Girls". SECOND THING: With Hallmark Christmas movie watching season just around the corner, we had to get the scoop on Chenoweth’s first ever Hallmark movie (YAY)! After hearing about the movie and that Kristin co-wrote one of the songs she performs, we have to say that we are already planning on having the movie on repeat after it airs in November. THIRD THING: As if we didn’t already love her enough, we can’t help but be just a little obsessed after hearing about her heart for giving back! The Kristin Chenoweth Arts & Education Fund was set up in her hometown in Oklahoma to help cultivate young artistic expression through education, entertainment and experience. FOURTH THING: With such a full career and life, we couldn’t wait to hear what Kristin was most grateful for! Warning, things may get just a little emotional while Amy & her talk about family and adoption.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 17, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (10-15-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy addresses: her FAVORITE body lotion, gift ideas for someone who is grieving a loss, quick and healthy breakfast options & a new healthy cereal (YAY!), her favorite vegan protein powder, where to buy Zevia (Amy’s favorite drink) and some awesome Keto instagram accounts to follow if you’re doing keto or just looking into it. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

 


Info from today’s episode....


Keto Instagram follows:

@sznraymundo 

@Laura_birdwell 

@Lauragolay 


Protein Shake Recipe: 

2 scoops PROMIX vegan chocolate protein powder

1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

1 cup Almond Milk (unsweetened vanilla) 

3 drops liquid stevia 

1/2-1 cup ice 




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Oct 15, 2019
Dating your spouse. Exercise Addiction. Surviving Grief. Stop Complaining. (#47)
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FIRST THING: Ever wonder how to date your spouse or significant other when life is hectic? Amy’s husband, Ben, is on the podcast today! They both share their ideas of how to keep pursuing each other years into their relationship. SECONG THING: Lisa from @thewellnecessities is here to talk about exercise addiction. What is it and how do you create a healthy relationship with exercise as well as with food? Well Lisa has all the advice to help you get to the healthiest you! THIRD THING: Ashley Lemuix {@ashleyklemieux} is back with some exciting news…her first book, Born to Shine, is officially out! Ashley is here to share her story and how the immense grief that she had felt during a very difficult season has allowed her to help others. Things get real and they get emotional and we know there is so much to learn from Ashley. FOURTH THING: We all know how easy it is to get in the habit of complaining about certain things in our lives. Amy shares a short story from thoughtcatalog.com that will help shift your perspective and motivate you to change those things in your life that are constant complaints.               

Be sure to check out these links:

Forkthenoise.com
Link: Amy.forkthenoise.com

Coupon code: Amy 

https://theshineproject.comBuy "Born to Shine" Here


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Oct 10, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (10-08-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy addresses: pore vacuums for your face, what age to start a skincare routine, the BRCA gene test that can help detect if you’re more likely to get breast cancer, advice for cutting dairy out of your diet and her favorite product to help with back pain. 

You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Oct 08, 2019
Danielle Walker: FOOD. FAITH. FAMILY. GRATITUDE. (#46)
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3x New York Times Best Selling author of the Against all Grain cook book series, @DanielleWalker, is on today’s episode and we couldn’t be more excited. FIRST THING: First things, first…FOOD! Danielle shares her journey of discovering her autoimmune disease and how changing her diet helped heal her body. She also shares lots of amazing tips and recipes that you will definitely have to check out, like her Real Deal Chocolate Chip Cookies {YUM}!! SECOND THING: “Healing doesn’t always look like we expect it to.” When facing a chronic illness and tragedy, it is so easy to feel nothing but despair, but Danielle shares how her FAITH has helped her through life’s difficult moments. She also shares what she uses to ground herself during a hectic season. THIRD THING: Her FAMILY. From weekly date nights, to one-on-one time with kids and tips for eating gluten free with kiddos…we promise you will learn a life hack or two! Be sure to also check out Danielle’s website for paleo snacks that are kid approved! FOURTH THING: We love hearing what people are grateful for, but we have to admit that we are feeling extra grateful for the awesome mascara and pumpkin spice latte hacks that Danielle shares with us!

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Oct 03, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (10-01-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. 

You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Oct 01, 2019
Hillary Scott on these 4 things: Music. Family. Faith. Gratitude.
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FIRST THING: @Hillaryscottla from Lady Antebellum is here to chat with Amy about all the things! Up first is all music and how music is therapy! Hillary shares her Favorite Lady A song (as well as which song she would stop performing if she was forced to pick one), the heartfelt story behind “Thy Will be Done” and how music & therapy help her with navigating a hectic life! SECOND THING: How does a super successful singer/songwriter/entrepreneur balance family, the band & her career?? We don’t want give away too much here, but we will say that we love her perspective on raising her precious 3 kids while pursuing dreams. THIRD THING: Amy & Hillary both have a heart for Haiti (specifically MyLifeSpeaks in Neply), which really shines through during their discussion on faith and what that looks like in their lives. FOURTH THING: Bring on the gratitude! Hillary shares 4 things that she is most grateful for in her life right now and how much she values the relationships in her life. 

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Sep 26, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (9-24-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy addresses: tips for getting over a fear of public speaking, her go-to vegetarian dinner, IF the Espwa ‘Basic’ Fall Pullover will come back in stock, washing hair with coconut oil, and vital protein collagen peptide pills.  
You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Sep 24, 2019
Stop Carrying Stress. Caring for a Loved One. Midol & Gratitude. Drunk Elephant Babyfacial Review. (#44)
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FIRST THING: With all of life’s changes its great to have a little reminder to stop stressing so much! Amy shares a short story she found, which will help turn your day around! SECOND THING: Amy’s sister, Cristi, is on the podcast today to do some real-talk about what its like being a caregiver for a loved one. They just moved their dad into an assisted living home (which wasn't an easy decision), so they share tips on that and more. They also talk about finding what works best for you while sharing some LOL worthy stories. THIRD THING: Cristi is on for another ’thing’ and is here to make you fall over laughing with her poem dedicated to Midol and the miracles that it provides {& to the men, you will be able to relate too!!}. FOURTH THING: Amy gives her Drunk Elephant Babyfacial review & shares why she loves it! Psst…It could save you from getting a facial every month to keep your skin looking great. 

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Sep 19, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (9-16-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in.On today's episode Amy addresses: her latest chocolate obsession, the difference between aspartame and sucralose as well as the benefits of stevia, how Amy shares her mom with her kids {since they never got the chance to meet}, tips for surviving football season with a husband who is obsessed, her go-to leggings and ways to help make quality time with your spouse.

You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Sep 17, 2019
Facial Ice Rolling. Real Mom Real Tired. Breast Explant Surgery. Salt Lamps. (#43)
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FIRST THING: Have you ever tried facial ice rolling? Amy's friend Andrea (@NaturallyTrueBeauty) comes on to talk about the benefits and how to do it. It may just change your skin care routine & give you instant results to help with puffiness and redness while also firming up your skin and who doesn’t want that?? SECOND THING: Amy catches up with an old high school friend, Erica Brennes (@realmomrealtired), who just started a blog because...well...she's a real mom and she's real tired. Erica is on to share some game day tips and product hacks for bringing a baby to a football game. She also shares the BEST clear purses that are a must have for your next concert or sporting event! THIRD THING: Bethany (@lilsipper) is back to give us an update on her breast explant surgery and the improvement she has already seen with her breast implant illness! We also get the scoop on her new book that will be full of amazing new recipes that are perfect for those who struggle with digestive issues. FOURTH THING: Amy has one of those awesome Himalayan salt lamps in her room and she loves it. However, she wasn't sure if the benefits were real, so she did a little research for herself and shares her findings. P.S. Amy's husband joins her for the intro and outro and they share a topic they will be discussing on a future episode (since a lot of people requested that Amy please do a segment with him soon!) P.S.S. There's a super limited "Basic" Fall #4Things Sweatshirt that Meri and Amy just decided to make available - it's super cute and you need it for fall...especially if you like these "basic" fall things: SWEATERS. FALL LEAVES. PUMPKIN SPICE. COZY NIGHTS.

Be sure to check out all the products mentioned: amazon.com/shop/radioamy (facial ice roller)

radioamy.com for link to the new LIMITED EDITION "Basic" Fall #4Things Sweatshirt.

amazon.com/shop/realmomrealtired (real mom real tired products!) 






And for more information: Realmomrealtired.com 

Lilsipper.com 



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Sep 12, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (9-10-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy addresses: controversy surrounding her last ‘4 things’ episode, ESPWA’s new #4things gratitude journal that is in the works (finally, YAY!), confiding in those you love about an eating disorder, the benefits of CBD oil, Amy’s all-time favorite cake (best ever + there is now a gluten free option), and her go-to laundry detergent at the moment after getting a rash from another. 


You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!





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Sep 10, 2019
4 Things With Celeb Nutritionist Kelly LeVeque: Amy's 4-Day Fast. Kelly's Fab 4 Foods. Eating for Hormones. On-the-Go Snacks. (#42)
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So pumped to have celebrity nutritionist and author Kelly Leveque {@BeWellByKelly} on today's episode to talk with Amy about all things food & health related! FIRST THING: Amy and Kelly reminisce about the time they went on a trip for 4-days with NO FOOD. Wait, what?? Yep. Amy, her sister {Cristi} and Meri went on a "fasting trip" with Kelly. Fasting like this has some major health benefits {has nothing to do with weight loss BTW} when done properly and guided by a PROFESSIONAL...Kelly shares these benefits. We also get to know Kelly a little when she shares 4 things she is grateful for! SECOND THING: With so many fad diets and news articles coming out daily about what we should or shouldn’t be eating, its so easy to feel lost on what to do. Well Kelly has an amazingly simple approach to what you should have on every plate and in every smoothie to make sure you feel your best + satisfied...and we, of course, love that its just 4 things! THIRD THING: Do you struggle with hormone issues...mood swings, acne, cravings???? Kelly & Amy discuss how the way you eat can balance out your hormones! FOURTH THING: Kelly shares her favorite on-the-go/travel ready snacks that are sure to keep you going strong with your busy schedules.

Check out https://bewellbykelly.com for recipes and information and pre-order Kelly’s latest book Body Love Everyday!! 

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Sep 05, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (9-3-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Meri (@theshopforward) joins Amy’s that they talk: go-to snacks, if Vital Proteins can replace protein powder, their favorite perfumes, how to get some pre-workout energy, and cereal suggestion for kids. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!




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Sep 03, 2019
Family Secrets is Back for Season 2
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Season 2 of the hit podcast Family Secrets is happening now! Family Secrets. We all have them. And while the discovery of family secrets can initially be terrifying or traumatic, often these discoveries have the power to liberate, heal, and even uplift us. Join Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of the memoir Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us. Listen and follow on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!

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Sep 01, 2019
Exercise Addiction. Being a Second Mom. Get Real with Caroline Hobby. Myth of Vulnerability. (#41)
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FIRST THING: Have you ever had a night of ‘indulging’ in certain foods that left you feeling like you had to punish yourself with a rigid workout or eating plan to get back on track? Well, Lisa from @thewellnecessities is back to talk with Amy about her how addiction to exercise ruled her life...but she’s now free from it...and she wants that for anyone feeling stuck in that indulge/workout cycle like she did for so long. SECOND THING: Amy’s BFF & ESPWA partner in crime, @meri_, joins Amy to talk about being a “second mom” after Amy got an email from someone saying they hadn’t heard of adoptive parents having that perspective before. Also, you don’t want to miss Facebook Live on Friday September 6th with Meri & Amy. It’s for their ‘Teacher #4ThingsTote Project’…& you will finally be able to sponsor a tote for a teacher, YAY!! So get ready for some QVC action. It will be a fun night!!! THIRD THING: Pumped to have Caroline Hobby {@carohobby} here for some real talk about everything from the importance of community and being vulnerable. "We're all just in on this human experience and nobody is getting out of here without some scars and bruises." Caroline is a fellow podcaster who sits down with the wives of country music biggest stars…be sure to check out ‘Get Real with Caroline Hobby.’ FOURTH THING: Amy shares a little nugget of wisdom from a life coach, @sarah_sherwood, about a main myth of vulnerability. This might be just what you need to hear to finally get vulnerable. 
Websites to check out:

Thewellnecessities.com

TheShopForward.com

Carolinehobby.com

Sarah-sherwood.com

Podcasts: Get Real Podcast


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Aug 29, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (8-27-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode: Adam Bobo (@AreteNashville) is here to answer your questions with Amy, they discuss: great ways to fundraise for a cause that you believe in, whether Kombucha is worth the hype, if Amy is loving her new Culligan water system, a life hack to help you stay hydrated and career advice that she wishes she had known earlier on.  You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Aug 27, 2019
How to Make Your Life Not Suck. Saving That Money, Honey. Health Q&A With Adam Bobo. Vacation Shamming. (#40)
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FIRST THING: We are super excited to have Bianca Olthoff (@BiancaOlthoff) on todays episode!! Bianca is a passionate speaker/teacher whose goal in life is to help people live out their full potential in Jesus. Oh, and she is also an author, so she's on to talk about her new book, “How to Have Your Life Not Suck: Becoming Today Who You Want to Be Tomorrow”. So if you’re looking for a book that is sure to make you laugh while also getting great advice on adulting, career, relationships and faith…you should CLICK HERE to pre-order it. SECOND THING: Let’s save some money, honey! Who doesn’t love saving some extra money without having to do very much?? Well Amy has an awesome life hack to help you find the best promo-codes for where you’re already shopping at! ESPWA is also having their first ever discount code!!! So if you’re looking to purchase one of our Teacher Tote Bags be sure to put in ‘Apple’ or ‘Westrock’ when you check out! THIRD THING: Bobo’s back! Amy’s friend Adam Bobo (@adambobo), owner of Arete Nashville, an IV hydration company, is here to answer all the health questions! They discuss wether liquid IV supplements work, foods that help with inflammation, how get better sleep, helping with chronic fatigue and Bobo’s top 4 supplements to take. FOURTH THING: Vacation Shaming, its an actual thing! Have you ever had someone give you a hard time for using your vacation time?? Well, Amy shares why you should be taking it anyway and the health benefits of a getaway & even has a website that could be a total game changer if you want an adventurous getaway! Be sure to check out these awesome mentions: https://www.joinhoney.comhttps://www.packupgo.comhttps://aretenashville.comhttps://www.biancaolthoff.com/book

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Aug 22, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (8-20-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy address: helping your kids have a healthy approach to body image and food (Amy’s son, Stevenson joins her on this episode and talks about the time another kid called him ugly and how Amy and her husband handled it), how ‘4 Things’ came about (FYI: Teacher #4thingstote bags are now available!!!), and the importance of taking probiotics (plus the kind Amy loves and used every day)! You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!





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Aug 20, 2019
Walker & Laney Hayes: The Best Love Song. Blessing Others. Grieving the Loss of a Child. Practicing Gratitude. (#39)
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Singer/song-writer, Walker Hayes (who wrote our theme song! + the #PIMPINJOY song 'Joy Like Judy') and his wife Laney join Amy for all 4 things this episode. You might laugh. You might cry. The parents of 6 kids let us in on a lot and we are so thankful that they took the time to share it all. FIRST THING: Amy is obsessed with Walker's song “Don’t Let Her”, which was written about Laney. Every girl would love for a guy to write her a song like this. Its genius. Sorta sad. But genius. And very sweet. A must listen!!! SECOND THING: Blessing others is fun. Walker & Laney have been on the receiving end, but now they are on the giving ned. They are paying it forward with their "Be a Craig Fund" that was inspired by their friend (named Craig) that blessed them with a van for their big family at a time when they were financially strapped and they didn't have a car with enough seatbelts for everyone. "Be a Craig Fund" now allows them to pass the blessing of a new car on to other people that need a little help. THIRD THING: Walker & Laney open up about the heartbreaking journey of losing their daughter Oakleigh during birth. They share about how they are getting through the grief process in hopes that it can be helpful to others who may be going through something similar. FOURTH THING: “Life ain’t always pretty, but hey its pretty beautiful thing!” Through the good and the bad...Walker & Laney practice gratitude...so they each share 4 things they are thankful for.
Be sure to check out WalkerHayes.com for his music, more information on the Be A Craig Fund, as well as the awesome merch mentioned in this episode. 



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Aug 15, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (8-13-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy address: what vitamins she takes, her favorite tennis shoes to workout in, the many uses for apple cider vinegar, how she knows Chase (who joins her on podcasts from time to time...including this episode), some good recipes for BBQs, and the best way to make a protein smoothie. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Aug 13, 2019
Jessica Honegger: Perfection & Body Image. Adam Bobo: Sleep, it's FREE. Jeremy Cowart: The Real Real on Adoption. Wash your face. (#38)
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FIRST THING: Jessica Honegger from Noonday Collection is back for another powerful interview! Amy & Jessica talk about perfection and how it can majorly effect your body image. “Your body is not a problem to be fixed. It is your home, to be loved and cared for and nurtured.” Embracing this truth can help free you from the mindset that could be holding you back. If you haven’t followed her yet be sure to follow her at @JessicaHonegger and @NoondayCollection. SECOND THING: Are you looking for a quick and easy fix for those health and beauty issues?? I mean, who isn’t? @Adambobo from Arete is here to give you the easiest and FREE advice to help with all areas of your life. (Spoiler Alert: ITS SLEEP!) THIRD THING: We’re so lucky to have @JeremyCowart back on to talk about his adoption from Haiti (just like Amy)! Jeremy & his wife have adopted two children, and he is here to get into ‘all the things’ about adoption; the good, the really hard and the “brutiful”(Brutal & Beautiful). Be prepared for lots of heartfelt honesty, inspiration and tips. FOURTH THING: Are you washing your face the right way? Yeah, yeah…we know its simple! We’ve got some friendly tips and reminders and believe it or not, Amy wasn’t washing her face the right way! Opps!  

Names of products: 

 "Adopted for Life" By Russell Moore  

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Aug 08, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (8-6-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy address: how one teacher wants to be PIMPIN that JOY to a fellow teacher (BONUS: she also shares how YOU will soon be able to spread joy and appreciation to the teachers in your life with a new #4ThingsTote for teachers...while also helping education in Haiti WIN.WIN.), what foods you should be eating & avoiding for better skin, the crazy vibrating ball on her Amazon page, how much collagen (vital proteins) you should have on a daily basis, her opinion & experience with not stressing over eating foods that you may have been avoiding, and why she will never put dip powder on her nails again!!!! You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!




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Aug 06, 2019
Jessica Honegger: Changing the World. Host a BBQ ASAP (+ recipe). Botox & Baby Pigs. Binge Worthy Shows. (#37)
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FIRST THING: Jessica Honegger from Noonday Collection is on today's episode and she's on a mission to change the world. Listen to hear about Jessica’s approach to giving your kids new experiences, how she’s helping families in impoverished countries have economic opportunities, and why we all need to fill up our love tank. And FYI: Noonday Collection’s new fall line launches today (August 1st!) and it is awesome. Follow Jessica on Instagram: @JessicaHonegger and @NoondayCollection. SECOND THING: Amy LOVES making new friends and especially ones who are award winning cooks with killer steak recipes! Matt Moore (@MattRMoore) who is the author of cookbooks like “A Southern Gentleman’s Kitchen” and “The South’s Best Butts” stopped by a BBQ this past weekend at Amy’s house. She figured this was the perfect time to try out his skirt steak with chimichurri sauce and we have to say it was definitely the hit of the party! (P.S its kid approved, score!!) Amy also shares why hosting people for dinner is not only good for the soul, but also for all those little house projects you’ve been putting off. Be sure to check out RadioAmy.com to find this recipe and Mattmorre.com for more information on Matt! THIRD THING: This ‘thing’ is about all the things! Amy shares how she got neck botox. Yep, in the neck. Be sure to listen for all the LOL worthy stories that popped up because of Amy's ADD - including the time she gave birth to a baby pig. FOURTH THING: Give us all the recommendations, please! Amy shares what her and the hubby are binging right now and shares why they’re so great. Spoiler alert: its Chernobyl and The Great Hack! She wants to hear what you're watching as well, so share your recs: 4thingswithamybrown@gmail.com

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Aug 01, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (7-30-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. 

You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!



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Jul 30, 2019
Jeremy Cowart: Bringing Ideas to Life. Motivation Hack. What the Guac?? Avocado Tips. Crazy Cracker Trend. (#36)
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SUPER AWESOME DEAL IN THE INTRO: Lisa from @thewellnecessities is amazing and is offering Amy’s listeners a special deal when signing up for her ‘Fork the Noise’ program (limited spots available). Be sure to listen to hear how to get the deal that will help your relationship with food! FIRST THING: @JeremyCowart who was named by Forbes as “The Most Influential Photographer on the Internet” is on the podcast today to help give us all a little inspiration!! Jeremy shares with Amy about his life as a philanthropist, photographer and creator of The Purpose Hotel in Nashville. Jeremy is full of  so  many ideas. We are so inspired by him. As if that isn’t enough to make you love him he is also a father to 4 children, 2 of which he and his wife have recently adopted from Haiti! SECOND THING: Amy shares how this motivation hack by @melrobbins helps create new habits! Trust us, don’t procrastinate on listening to this! THIRD THING: ‘What the Guac?!?!’ Amy shares her trick that she heard about from @lilsipper for finding the best "bang for your buck" avocados at the store. Without opening the avocado - you'll know if. you're getting MORE avo and less seed. In. other avocado news Amy shares how to keep it from turning. brown and talks about an avocado shaped air b&b called the AVO-CONDO that you can stay in. FOURTH THING: You definitely have to check out Amy’s newest insta follow @theskinnyconfidential (shout out Lauryn)! While cyber stalking her, Amy found out about GG Crackers, known as the ‘appetite control cracker’. Listen to hear Amy talk with her husband about how these crackers could become your new secret weapon! FYI: You will definitely want to top them with yummy stuff like avocados or even a nut butter & some jelly. YUM!  

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Jul 25, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (7-22-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in.On today's episode Amy address: where to find a GREAT DEAL for Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides, where you can find her favorite necklace, why you should be foam rolling & how its similar to getting a massage (YAY! Oh, and she also got side tracked with talk about the fascia blaster - something that might help with cellulite??!), she also shares her all-time favorite interview, tips for strengthening your nails. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Jul 23, 2019
4 Things Trisha Yearwood is Grateful for: her blessed life, her family bond, her love for rescue dogs and we can't forget her coffee! Bonus: Why girlfriends matter! (#35)
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We’re so excited to have TRISHA YEARWOOD on todays podcast!!! While talking with Trisha about the four things that she is grateful for there are lots of laughter, tears and food talk(YUM). FIRST THING: Trisha reflects on her life and career and can’t help but share how grateful she is for the life her & her husband, Garth Brooks, have created. Oh and we also get a glimpse into their life…like how Garth does the dishes and Trisha does all the grocery shopping. See! Stars really are just like you!! SECOND THING: Family!! Amy and Trisha get real about the pain of loosing a loved one and how even through the hard times family is the biggest blessing. THIRD THING: All the rescue dogs, please! We cannot agree more with Trisha and her passion for rescuing dogs and how they make the best pets. Woof.  FOURTH THING: Like most of us, Trisha loves her coffee! So we can totally see how this would make it to her list of four things that she is grateful for! BONUS THING: “Every Girl in This Town” which is Trisha’s latest single from her new album and it will definitely make it to your playlist after listening to what it means to both her and Amy!  So if you weren’t fan girl-ing over her before this episode, you will absolutely be by the end!
Listen to "Every Girl in This Town" on iHeart by clicking HERE!!

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Jul 18, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (7-16-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in.On today's episode Amy address: her favorite pimple patches that help get rid of blemishes quicker (Yes, please!!), the benefits Amy has personally seen while taking Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides, the many amazing uses of activated charcoal, her laser hair removal journey, how to donate online directly to Haiti and tips for keeping peace in the workplace even when its not very easy.
You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Jul 16, 2019
Everywhere: Trailer
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Overcome fears and dump preconceptions about travel and fully engage with the world in a deeply meaningful way. It doesn’t matter if you’re wealthy or not, alone or with your person or people; you can have an amazing adventure. All you need is to open your mind. Don’t think about what I’m telling you, just feel it. It’s not head knowledge, it’s heart knowledge.

The first three episodes of Everywhere are now available. Listen here

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Jul 12, 2019
Body Confidence...Stretch Marks & All! Netflix and Kill?? Air Fry This ASAP. How to Get Gum Out of Clothes. (#34)
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Body Confidence...Stretch Marks & All! Netflix and Kill?? Air Fry This ASAP. How to Get Gum Out of Clothes. 

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Jul 11, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (7-9-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in.On today's episode Amy address: the specific diet Eddie did to reduce inflammation, the infrared sauna she owns, her fav dry shampoos, recipe for THE BEST MAC & CHEESE EVER, natural deodorant, things to do in Nashville if you’re visiting with kids. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!




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Jul 09, 2019
Modern Mindful Eating. Want a "Brunch & Burn" in Your City? The Dangers of Maltodextrin. Tips to Stay Motivated.
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FIRST THING: Lisa from @thewelnessnecessities is on to talk about ‘Fork the Noise’ and how modern mindful eating could be just what you need to break how you view food and diets: “Imagine eating all types of food without guilt. Imagine saying no to dessert because you’re not interested, rather than simply tapping into "willpower." Imagine what it feels like to be at ease.” SECOND THING: *There's a GIVEAWAY happening!* Amy's BFF & ESPWA partner, @meri_, is back on to talk about the “Brunch & Burn” events they have been doing. They have put up a survey to help them figure out what city to go to next!!! If you fill it out (can be found at TheShopForward.com) then you are automatically entered to win a #4ThingsTote & new ESPWA sunglasses...whoop! Amy and Meri also talk gratitude and #PIMPINJOY because...why not...those things are awesome too! THIRD THING: Reading food labels can get confusing, even when it comes to the ‘healthy" + "organic" + "good for you" choices!! Amy talks about a sneaky ingredient/additive called Maltodextrin and the dangers of consuming it. FOURTH THING: Our fav trainer, @ErinOprea, is back to talk about how changing your perspective can help with your workout motivation, as well as other tips to get you moving! “Movement is a gift that can be taken away at anytime.” 

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Jul 04, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (7-2-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy’s husband joins her for the first ever Q&A episode recorded at her house and they address questions about: liquid stevia vs. powdered stevia & what to look for when buying it, making matcha lattes ahead of time, advice for forgiving family members, her favorite probiotics, and her go-to nail colors (plus tips for aging hands). You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!


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Jul 02, 2019
Korie Robertson on: Raising "Strong & Kind" kids. Feeling the gratitude. Time to party. Mission Work.(#32)
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We are super lucky to have Korie Robertson (@bosshogswife) from Duck Dynasty on todays podcast to discuss ‘all the things’!  Duck Dynasty aired on A&E in 2012 and America continued to fall in love with the Robertson clan over the next 6 years. Korie is the wife of Willie Robertson and mother to six children, adopted and biological, she is also an author and business woman. So you already know this is going to be a great episode!  FIRST THING: Amy & Korie talk about raising “Strong and Kind” kids, which also happens to be the name of Korie’s book! They discuss the challenges and the beauty of fostering and adopting children…and Dancing with Stars??  SECOND THING: Feeling all the gratitude! Korie shares the top 4 things that she feels grateful for in her life. THIRD THING: Do you have a party coming up and need some awesome party ideas and themes? Or are you feeling stressed at even the thought of hosting? Korie shares how to throw a party like a Robertson and how to make sure you’re enjoying the day as well. FOURTH THING: Mission work not mission impossible! Sometimes we need a reminder that keeping it simple and starting in our own neighborhood is just as important as going abroad. BONUS: Be sure to listen all the way to the end to get the first exclusive on the new Robertson venture! Also, Korie reads this weeks email shoutout and we’re so glad she did!!  

Books Mentioned: 
Children Around the World by Donata Montanari 

Woman in the Material World by Faith D'Aluisio 

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Jun 27, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (6-25-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in.On today's episode Amy will address questions about:
How to clean your ’4 things tote’, tips and tricks for getting rid of and preventing bloat, how to blend your Vital Protein collagen powder so that its not clumpy, if you should be avoiding soy in your diet & an amazing soy sauce alternative and even more life hacks for ways to use vinegar in your home. 
You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Jun 25, 2019
Infrared Sauna Benefits. The Pringle Effect. My go-to Cry Song. Glutathione Talk w @AdamBobo. (#31)
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FIRST THING: Its getting hot in here! Amy discusses the pros of hitting up an infrared sauna. They are all the rage lately and Amy’s a fan of them...so she goes over the benefits. SECOND THING: ‘Once you pop, You can’t stop!’ Amy talks about the ‘Pringle Effect’ via @thewellnecessaties and how labeling a food as an “indulgence” could be harmful towards your relationship with food! She shares tips to change the way you approach eating.  THIRD THING: Fergie says, “Big Girls Don’t Cry” but we disagree!  Amy shares her go-to ‘cry song’ because sometimes you need help getting out those emotions.  FOURTH THING: @Adambobo is back to share more amazing tips on what we can be putting in our bodies to be our healthiest! In a previous episode we mention glutathione and its antioxidant benefits, but Bobo is back to dig into why we should be finding ways to add glutathione to our health routine! 

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Jun 20, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (6-18-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in.On today's episode Amy will address questions about: her favorite vegan queso recipe, recommendations for safer sunscreens, tips from @ErinOprea on working out while being sore, her must haves for getting healthy and the best plan for Pimpin Joy(spreading joy) without making it feel like charity. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!! 

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Jun 18, 2019
Childlike Gratitude. Healthiest Wine Ever. Enneagram Numbers When Stressed. Cleaning Your Dishwasher. (#30)
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FIRST THING: Amy’s kids, Stevenson & Stachira, are on to help show that you can have a childlike attitude towards gratitude when there are times you’re intimidated by journaling what you’re grateful for. Sometimes we think it has to be elaborate things...but it can be simple. We can learn a lot from kids!! SECOND THING: Do you want to enjoy a healthy, guilt-free glass of wine at home?? Amy talks about the wine club she joined and how it’s her favorite SUGAR FREE organic wine! THIRD THING:  @EnnegramHunter is back and this time he explains enneagram movement and how in times of stress we move to different numbers. Also, have you heard of H.A.L.T? Amy's been able to defuse a couple of fights with her husband since Hunter taught her about H.A.L.T. Maybe it will be able to help you too! FOURTH THING: Have you ever cleaned your dishwasher in your life?? Amy just found out we should be doing that so she shares how to do it along with some other cleaning tips/hacks! 





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Jun 13, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (6-11-19)
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On today's episode Amy will address questions about: Her favorite lipstick duo, why owning an air fryer could be a game changer, advice for balancing a different bedtime than your partner, ways to include spirulina & kelp noodles into your diet, and her experience on how to be supportive to those you love during times of grief.

You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Jun 11, 2019
Science of Happiness. Enneagram Numbers When Secure. Eat the Rainbow. Clean Out Your Inbox. (#29)
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FIRST THING: Amy shares "the science of happiness" that she came across on @fitasgluck's Instagram. If you’re looking for a good/healthy follow, be sure to check out Laura Gluck's page! SECOND THING: @EnnegramHunter is back and this time he explains enneagram movement and how in times of stress we move to different numbers. Also, have you heard of H.A.L.T? Amy's been able to defuse a couple of fights with her husband since Hunter taught her about H.A.L.T. Maybe it will be able to help you too! THIRD THING: Are you shopping the rainbow when at the grocery store? Amy encourages you to take a look at what's in your cart. Mixing up your fruits & veggies will help you get a variety of vitamins & minerals...even protein too! FOURTH THING: Are your texts and emails piling up? Amy shares a tip for managing the madness!





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Jun 06, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (6-4-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in.On today's episode Amy will address questions about:The next Step Bet Challenge for @erinoprea’s team, how often she shaves her face, tips for second day hair, little ways to help with back pain, avoiding drama while wedding planning with divorced parents and advice on boundaries + saying “no” to family members from @Kim_anderson_life. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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Jun 04, 2019
#PIMPINJOY for a Hero. Spotted Bananas. Underarm Detoxing. Finding your Purpose.
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FIRST THING: A new #PIMPINJOY patriotic line has been created and ALL proceeds will go to building an ADA certified home in Arkansas for an awesome military vet, Scotty West, who lost both of his legs in an IED blast. Amy talks with Scotty to talk about his journey in the military and his future in his new home! The @bobbybonesshow is honored to support an American hero partnering w @theshopforward & @buildinghomesforheroes!!! SECOND THING: Amy some tips that may sound a little bananas when it comes to well…bananas! She discusses how you can tell if a banana has been chemically ripened and what bananas you need to be eating for proper pH balance in your body! THIRD THING: Underarm detoxing is a thing! Amy shares a mask that you and put on your underarms that will help you better transition to using natural deodorant...if you're trying to make the switch...which we recommend you do! :)  FOURTH THING: Do you feel like you’re exactly where you’re supposed to be in life? @kim_anderson_life is back to discuss how to find your purpose and passions in the last of her 4 episode interview series with us. 

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May 30, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (5-28-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in.On today's episode Amy’s husband joins her and they will address questions about: fav iHeartRadio stations to workout to, her go-to summer tequila cocktail, the new DOG MOM line, Brene Brown’s Netflix special, travel snacks, benefits of bone broth, “doing YOU” when you eat differently than your family, being intentional with friends at different stages in life, and lash extensions. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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May 28, 2019
Foster Care: All Kids Need Love. A Practical Health Journey. How to Cut Back on Salt. Stop Comparing & Start Loving Your Body.
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FIRST THING: Ever thought about fostering kids that need a home? In honor of "National Foster Care Month," Amy sits down with @ProducerEddie from @bobbybonesshow to discuss his life as a new foster parent and the steps he and his wife took to get their! SECOND THING: Nicole from @KaleJunkie is back to discuss a realistic & practical approach to have on your health journey! “You are so much more than a number!” THIRD THING: Its all things salty!! How much salt should you consume on a daily basis? How quickly are you hitting that limit? Amy discusses tasty tips & tricks to help cut down on your sodium intake. FOURTH THING: Continuing our series with @kim_anderson_life Amy & Kim discuss perception, comparison, & the power of self talk! “You can’t look at your body and ignore your mind, or look at your mind and ignore your body!” 

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May 23, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (5-21-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in.On today's episode Amy will address questions about: her non-negotiables when starting on your health journey, tip for cleaning out your closet, what Amy cooks to please picky kids while still focusing on nutrition, and the difference between The Shop Forward and Espwa. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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May 21, 2019
Progress Instead of Perfection. Motivational Quotes. Enneagram Wings. Benefits of Hot Showers. (#26)
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FIRST THING: Do you struggle with perfectionism? Therapist and life-coach, Kim Anderson (kim_anderson_life) is back on to talk “Progress Instead of Perfection!” SECOND THING: Is your day running you? Or are you running your day? Amy shares a quote that motivated her to turn her day around and she also has a motivational tidbit from a 3-year-old that we all can learn from! Yes, a 3-year-old is wiser than us!!! THIRD THING: Amy sits down with Hunter Mobley (@enneagramhunter) again to talk more about the enneagram...specifically the wings of each number! No one is just their core number...we all have wings...and one of the two numbers adjacent to your core number is called your wing!! Hunter breaks this down and why it's helpful to know your wing! FOURTH THING: Cold showers are amazing for you (as covered in a previous episode)...but hot showers have benefits too!! If you have trouble sleeping or need to get rid of menstrual cramps or headaches...a simple hot shower might do the trick?!!

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May 16, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (5-14-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy will address questions about: getting the most benefits out of cold showers, the phone she just bought her 12-year-old daughter, Amy’s morning routine, how often she uses eye-gel patches, yummy + healthy salad dressing recipe, and the best time to apply self-tanner before an event or you have to be in shorts! You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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May 14, 2019
Eating Disorder Recovery. All Moms Matter. The Power of Saying No. Enneagram Songs. (#25)
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Amy’s husband Ben makes a cameo in the intro and outro of this week’s episode...he hasn’t been on in a while (so if you’ve missed him...he’ll be back for an official “thing” soon). FIRST THING: Nicole Modic (@KaleJunkie) is back on to discuss the recovery side of her eating disorder and how she was able to heal her relationship with food. SECOND THING: Mom comparison is real. Working moms vs. stay at home moms. Amy shares a quick little post from Jessica Honegger’s instagram page (@JessicaHonegger) about how ALL MOMS matter...the working ones + the ones that are able to volunteer and do all the things at school because they don’t have a job. THIRD THING: Are you a YES PERSON??? Then you need to hear this. Amy talks with counselor + life coach, Kim Anderson, (@kim_anderson_life) about the power of saying no and creating boundaries in your life. It really is freeing. So listen to this and take notes. FORTH THING: Did you know that a group wrote songs for each enneagram??? Yep. Apparently, when you hear the song that is your number...you will get really emotional. Amy shares an email that she got about the songs and where you can hear them!

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May 09, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (5-7-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. On today's episode Amy will address questions about: where to find best face shaving tool, when to drink matcha lattes if doing intermittent fasting, budgeting with Rachel Cruze, the book that helps with hormones and periods, where to find a Jesus & George Strait tee, her favorite fermented cabbage (good for the gut) and the best way to find your enneagram number. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your question will be shared!!

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May 07, 2019
Getting Vulnerable: Eating Disorder Part 1. Benefits of Intermittent Fasting. The Get Along Shirt. Women in a Male Dominated Field. (#24)
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First thing: This is part 1 of Amy’s talk with Nicole Modic (@KaleJunkie) about her love-hate relationship with her body, and how she measured her self-worth based on her physical appearance. All of this led to a long battle with compulsive eating & bulimia, that lasted through her teenage years, law school, and even in her career as a lawyer. However, true healing is possible, she is living proof of it! Second things: Adam Bobo of @AreteNashville is back to talk through the benefits of Intermittent Fasting. Amy learned that she has likely been going too many hours without food...as Bobo explains that the time frame without food should be different for men and women. Third thing: If you have kids that are fighting...you NEED to know about the “Get Along Shirt.” It could be just the thing you need to get your kids to make up as quickly as possible. Fourth thing: Amy talks with fellow radio friend Carla Marie (@theCarlaMarie) about being a female in a male dominated field and how women can often misunderstood.

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May 02, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (3-30-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your questions will get addressed!

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Apr 30, 2019
Healing Your Relationship With Food. Benefits of Cold Showers. Staying Healthy While Traveling With Erin Oprea. How to Prepare for the Loss of you Dog. (#23)
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FIRST THING: Amy went over 8 tips that @KaleJunkie shared at a recent talk about body image. If you have struggles with food and loving your body...try to implement some of these things (well, all of them if you can) to start moving in the right direction. SECOND THING: Have you ever taken a cold shower? After you hear Amy share the benefits...you’re likely going to want to start taking them daily. THIRD THING: Would you walk 6 miles for a donut? Celeb trainer @ErinOprea does stuff like that all of the time when visiting new cities. Summer travels will start soon for a lot of you, so Amy had Erin on to share how to stay healthy while traveling but working in “balance” so you still have fun. FOURTH THING: Amy recently shared that she finally picked up Josie’s ashes...her dog that had to be put to sleep last year because cancer had taken its toll. She got some notes from people asking how she prepared for that from people with dogs that are old or sick...so Amy shared some ways you can prepare for the loss of your dog.

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Apr 25, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (4-23-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your questions will get addressed!

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Apr 23, 2019
Dealing With Miscarriage: You’re Not Alone. The 5 Second Rule. Tattoo Talk. Marathon Running Tips. (#22)
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First thing: Amy wants this podcast to be a place where nobody feels alone...and while she can’t relate to having a miscarriage...she knows a lot of women are going through loss such as this...so she was grateful that her friend Jill was willing to come on and share her story.  Second thing: Have you heard of the “5 Second Rule”? Well, if you suffer from ADD or you’re scared to just go do something that you know is something you NEED to do...this is something you’ll want to hear about and implement into your life. Third thing: Want to get a tattoo??? Amy talks about her tattoos, where you should consider getting one if you want least amount of pain, and Amy’s 11-year-old daughter also chimes in with her opinion on tattoos.  Fourth thing: Need running tips?? While Amy doesn’t run anymore...she once ran a marathon (26.2 miles!!!) so she does have experience with long distance and shares some tips on how to accomplish such a feat. However, she warns of how it messed with her life...i.e. her boyfriend at the time definitely broke up with her because of it. :)


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Apr 18, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (4-16-19)
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Amy answers questions this week about: How to handle military deployments. Who she follow for recipes. How to take vital proteins. Mother’s Day gifts.

This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your questions will get addressed!

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Apr 16, 2019
High School: Reminiscing & Reunion Tips. The Enneagram: Wounds From Each Number. Confidence Boosters: With Special Appearance From Bobby Bones. Meri 2.0: Follow Up Chat About All The Things. (#21)
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First thing: Amy’s 20 year high school reunion is coming up, so her best friend from high school, Andrea, came to to reminisce about their teenage years and share some tips for people attending reunions. Second thing: Hunter Mobley (@EnneagramHunter) is back on to dig a little deeper into the enneagram...sharing the wounds that are commonly associated with each number. Third thing: Need a confidence boost?? Amy’s got you covered with some quick ways to boost your confidence. Bobby Bones even chimed with some thoughts. Fourth thing: Based on the response to Meri (@TheShopForward) coming on last week’s episode...Amy felt like a follow up chat was necessary!

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Apr 11, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (4-9-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your questions will get addressed!

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Apr 09, 2019
Amy’s Bestie That She Met on Twitter: Meri. 90’s Fashion Is Back. Love Your Neighbor. Boosting Energy Without Coffee. (#20)
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First thing: Amy’s friend Meri (@meri_) finally joins her to talk about their friendship and business. Like, how they met on Twitter + their mutual love for Haiti + the roots of #PIMPINJOY and The Shop Forward + Meri’s love for fashion and philanthropy + being an entrepreneur + PMS + dating + ESPWA (basically they talked about a lot...ha!) Second thing: Kelly (@velvetsedge) comes on to talk 90’s fashion and how it’s making a comeback. She shares tips on how to add the trend into your life without going overboard. Third thing: Amy got an email from a listener apologizing for something she said about her adoption a few years ago. Amy appreciated the note and shared as a reminder that we can always grow as people and that loving your neighbor might literally mean you next door neighbor or it might mean two sweet kids from Haiti that need a home. Fourth thing: 4 energy boosting drinks that aren't coffee.

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Apr 04, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (4-2-19)
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This is Amy’s ‘5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy answers questions you’ve emailed in. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your questions will get addressed!

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Apr 02, 2019
Inspiring Quotes. Skincare Tips. Say Hi To People: It Could Change Your Life. Game Changer Pancake Tip.
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First thing: Amy was curious about the most quoted quotes of all time so she tracked them down and she hopes you’ll be inspired by the top ones on the list. Second thing: Keri (@thenashvillebeautygirl) sat down with Amy to go over some over the counter things that are good for your skin and they also get into some of Amy’s skin care routine. Third thing: Amy’s friend Chase Locke chatted with Amy about how reaching out or saying hi to someone (even if you’re nervous) could change your life. Nothing might happen...or all the things might happen...so you might as well go for it. Fourth thing: A pancake tip from Amy’s son Stevenson...a trick he thinks that you NEED to know!!!

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Mar 28, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (3-26-19)
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Amy now has ‘The 5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy will answer questions you’ve emailed in. This week Amy addresses: how she gets her greens on the go + the meaning behind her kids’ names + benefits of Vital Proteins collagen peptides + lifting really light weights vs. heavy weights + her favorite self-tanner + quick tips for eating healthy. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your questions will get addressed! 

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Mar 26, 2019
Amy’s Husband Talks Infertility & Adoption. Keys to Happiness. Benefits of Matcha. Do Breast Implants Affect Your Health? #18
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First thing: Amy’s husband is back to talk infertility + adoption…something that a lot of people requested. Second thing: Not feeling happy??! Amy shares some keys to happiness…things to keep in your back pocket that should help dig you out of a rut. Third thing: Curious about the benefits of drinking matcha tea? Amy breaks down why matcha is an antioxidant powerhouse. Fourth thing: Do Breast Implants Affect Your Health? Bethany Ugarte (@lilsipper) is back on sharing her thoughts on this and why she is having a breast explant surgery (removing implants). 

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Mar 21, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (3-19-19)
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Amy now has ‘The 5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy will answer questions you’ve emailed in. This week Amy addresses: whether or not you should put Vital Proteins in your lemon water, where you can watch a “beach wave” hair tutorial video that she made with Kelly from @velvetsedge, how to join the next round of Step Bet with @ErinOprea, and what it’s like resuming back to “normal life” after the loss of a parent. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your questions will get addressed! 

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Mar 19, 2019
Teenage Rebellion. The BEST Jeans. What's Your Enneagram Number? Empathy & Kindness Goes a Long Way. (#17)
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Amy’s sister is on to talk “Teenage Rebellion” (sharing stuff from their childhood like: sneaking out and parties and boys) and also how it’s important to be involved in your teenager's life (because their dad didn’t really enforce rules and they wish that he had!). If you’ve ever wondered about Amy’s favorite jeans...the wait is over...Amy shares her favorite brands & styles and also goes over the secrets to denim care so that your jeans last longer!!! Amy also has on Hunter Mobley (@EnnegramHunter)...an Enneagram Teacher!!! The Enneagram is a tool that describes 9 personality-based approaches to life and Amy is really into this stuff right now. He uncovered that Amy is a 3 on the enneagram, so they dive into that. Lastly, Amy shares a really special email because it’s message of empathy & kindness and it's a good reminder that little things can go a long way without us even knowing and have a chain reaction. 







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Mar 14, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (3-12-19)
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Amy now has ‘The 5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy will answer questions you’ve emailed in. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com. This week Amy’s husband joins her for the Q&A because there were some questions directed at him. They discuss Amy’s favorite jeans, when Ben first said “I love you” to the kids, @velvetsedge being on a reality show, new #4Things pullovers, how Amy and Ben find balance because she is so open and he is so private, and more on what it was like for Ben to get out of the military. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com...maybe one week your questions will get addressed!

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Mar 12, 2019
Manifestation & Faith. Eating to Survive. Time Management Tips. Skip the Gym for Bath Time? (#16)
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First, manifestation is something that Amy never thought aligned with her faith, but has come to realize that visualizing what you want to achieve in life makes sense and she felt compelled to share a little bit about this after  hearing something Steve Harvey said. Second, Amy has Bethany Ugarte (@lilsipper) on this week. Bethany loves food, but has dealt with digestive issues for most of her life and nearly died because of it. She’s now dedicated to helping others with recipes and tips to live a healthier life! Third, for some reason people are turning to Amy for time management tips — which is comical because Amy feels like a hot mess — but she found some good tips for us all to use!! And forth, Amy shares a study that says taking a hot bath can do the same thing for you as exercise — so now you can skip the gym and relax at home and feel ok about it! 

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Mar 07, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (3-5-19)
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Amy now has ‘The 5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy will answer questions you’ve emailed in. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com.  Per questions sent in...this week Amy addresses: how she eats healthy while traveling + when she told her husband she loved him + her matcha recipe + how she uses her LED light mask + celery juice recipe + what PIMPINJOY is in a nutshell. 

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Mar 05, 2019
Husband & Love. Don’t Weigh Yourself. Eyebrows Are Important. Weighted Blankets. (#15)
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Amy is the only person her husband, Ben, has said “I love you” to...and he did that on purpose. Celebrity trainer, Erin Oprea chats about why you should throw away your scale. Cosmetic tattoo artist, Meegen Pearson (@beauty_by_meegen) stops by to talk microblading since our last episode stirred up a lot of questions! Amy tries out her weighted blanket.

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Feb 28, 2019
Answering Your Questions (The 5th Thing) (2-26-19)
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Amy now has ‘The 5th Thing’ (a bonus episode) where she answers your questions every Tuesday! ‘4 Things With Amy Brown’ comes out every Thursday, but on Tuesdays Amy will answer questions you’ve emailed in. You can send in questions directly to Amy here: 4thingswithAmybrown@gmail.com.  This week Amy addresses how she handled losing her mom to cancer, her favorite under eye patches for dark circles, her matcha latte recipe, and what "eat cake" means. 

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Feb 26, 2019
#14: Benefits of Placebo. Dogs for Warriors. IV Health + Wellness. Boss Babe.
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Amy talks with her childhood friend and family doctor, Kevin Lewis, about how choosing joy is good for your health. We learn about K9s for Warriors and how they’re #PIMPINJOY. Amy’s friend, Adam Bobo, injects her with an IV drip. Why we started following @bossbabeinc on Instagram. 

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Feb 21, 2019
#13: Husband. Good sleep hygiene. Are you a casserole or a spoon? Microblading.
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Amy brings her husband on the show to talk about how he’s finally learning to deal with her PMS after 12 years of marriage. Amy gives us 7 habits for good sleep hygiene. Our listener, Justine, makes us want to strive to be casseroles. Amy talks about a bad experience she had with microblading. 

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Feb 14, 2019
#12: Huddled Over Grace. Positive Affirmation. The Perfect Red Lips. Detox Smoothie.
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Amy re-visits a post her sister wrote about their mom’s passing from their blog, One Plum Tree. Positive affirmations make your day better. Excuse me while I remove my red lip…Amy chats with Kelly Henderson (@velvetsedge) about how to add a pop of red to your lips & shares Valentine’s Day outfit ideas. Amy shares a recipe for her favorite Glowing Green Smoothie from The Beauty Detox Solution.

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Feb 07, 2019
#11: Weird ways to de-stress. Water like a plant. Shave your face. Table time.
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Amy gives you 5 weird ways to de-stress your life & she talks with her son, Stevenson, about the benefits of drinking water. We chat with The Nashville Beauty Girl, Keri Claudel, about shaving your face & Amy talks about why it’s important for her to gather her family around the dinner table.

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Jan 31, 2019
#10: Crying Is Good. Weights Make Pretty Muscles. Homemade Deodorant. Protein Bars.
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Amy talks about why crying is good for your health & gives you a trick to stop yourself from crying at work. Celeb fitness trainer, Erin Oprea, is back to talk about weight lifting, card game workouts, & virtual training tips on her Instagram (@ErinOprea).  Amy shares the recipe for her homemade deodorant & gives advice on how to choose the right protein bars.

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Jan 24, 2019
#9: Bobby Bones. Celery Juice. Self-Tan Successfully. Plogging.
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Amy chats with Bobby Bones about being vulnerable on Dancing With The Stars. Miracle celery juice is the new cool thing. Amy shares self-tanner tips for a successful tan. Teaching kids to pick up trash and learns about #plogging.

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Jan 17, 2019
#8: Period Talk. Hot Lemon Water. Learning About Racism. Jack Ryan.
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Amy & her sister chat about how to talk to their daughters about periods. Amy explains why hot lemon water is part of her daily routine. Our listener Erica asks Amy for advice about adopting kids of a different race. Jack Ryan is Amy’s binge-watching obsession.

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Jan 10, 2019
#7: Make Your Bed Like a Navy SEAL. Realistic Health Goals. Budget for Freedom. Self-Care Tips.
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Our listener, Maggie, shared a tip from Former Navy Seal Admiral McRaven. Celeb Trainer Erin Oprea shares health & fitness tips to help you stick with your New Year’s Resolutions.  Financial Adviser, Rachel Cruze talks about setting yourself up for success this year. Amy’s massage therapist talks about how you can take better care of your body.

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Jan 03, 2019
#6: One Year Adoption Anniversary. It's Cool To Track Your Steps. Breast Cancer At Age 31. Cinnamon Rolls & Sausage Gravy.
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Amy is celebrating 1 year since she and her husband brought their kids to America from Haiti...she goes down memory lane sharing what those first few days at home were REALLY like. Amy talks with @ErinOprea about the importance of moving our bodies and Erin reveals how many steps we should strive to get each day. Amy's friend @Laura_Birdwell (also known as "Ray's BAE" on the Bobby Bones Show) shares her breast cancer journey...after being diagnosed at a young age...encouraging us all to "feel it on the first." Amy shares her weird (but awesome) Christmas family tradition of cinnamon rolls with sausage gravy on top...you need this combo in your life!

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Dec 20, 2018
#5: Taking Mom Home. Gwyneth Paltrow Arms. Haitian Foster Families. News About Dry Shampoo.
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Amy calls her sister & they share a story about bringing their mom home for hospice care. Amy challenges herself to get arms like Gwyneth Paltrow. Amy’s friend, Mike Wilson, joins to talk about how he creates families in Haiti. Amy finds out she’s using dry shampoo all wrong.

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Dec 13, 2018
#4 - Nashville Beauty Girl Advice. The Starfish Story. Eating Organic. Marriage & the Military.
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Cosmetic nurse, Keri (@TheNashvilleBeautyGirl), shares the awesome benefits of using LED lights on your face. Amy shares an encouraging story to remind us that we can all make a difference. Dr. Oz lets us know if we should really be concern with eating organic or not. One of our listeners, Abby, asks for advice on how to cope when your spouse is in the military. 

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Dec 06, 2018
#3: Stop Snoozing. Ballin’ on a Budget. Diet Soda Problems. Vocal Rest.
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Amy conquers her snoozing problem. We talk to Rachel Cruze about staying out of debt during the holidays. Dr. Oz explains why we love diet soda so much. Amy needs to stop talking!

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Nov 29, 2018
#2: Microwaves. Holiday Health Tips. Leopard Print. No Joy Without Gratitude.
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Amy chats with Dr. Oz (@dr_oz) about her fear of microwaves, learns how to avoid packing on pounds during the holidays with celebrity trainer, Erin Oprea (@erinoprea), Kelly Henderson (@velvetsedge) teaches us how incorporate leopard print into your Fall wardrobe, and shares one of her favorite quotes.  

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Nov 22, 2018
#1: Superwoman Pose. Unanswered Prayers. Gratitude & Health. Protein Pancakes.
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In our first episode, Amydiscusses tricking yourself into having self-confidence, her struggles with trying to get pregnant, has a conversation with accredited health expert Dr. Oz about why attitude and gratitude are important to our health, and shares a kid-approved recipe with her son Stevenson.

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Nov 15, 2018
4 Things with Amy Brown Trailer
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Trailer

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Nov 14, 2018