9 Podcasts to Jump-Start Your 2018 Resolutions

It’s 2018 mamas and it’s been awhile since we caught up with you–there’s so much that has happened since we’ve last posted an official blog post so let’s catch you up a bit. We’ve launched our dope mom merchandise, Dakota has entered the #terrifictwos, and we are gearing up for Season 2 of the Hey, Ma podcast. If you haven’t had a chance to check out our podcast, you are seriously missing out on some pretty funny, insightful, and inspiring stuff–if we do say ourselves.

For us, podcasting is our time to exhale the bs and connect with each other and our amazing guests who offer their perspectives on everything from motherhood to relationships to entrepreneurship. So, if you’re new to our new audio past-time, we thought it would be a great idea to share with you some of our #dopemomapproved podcasts to help you get inspired and jumpstart your 2018 goals.

1. Turn Your Passion to Profit
The Podcast: My Taught You
Looking for a bit of inspiration to chase your dreams a little harder? Let Myleik Teele guide you beloved. The dope mom-to-be is the creator of the coveted curlBOX, the first monthly subscription service for naturally curly hair, and knows a thing or two about turning your passion to profit. Tune in as she mixes it up with other dope creatives and shares tools and tips to help you discover your passions and put them to work. Get inspired.
Take a listen: When You Don’t Know What You Want to Be When You Grow Up (31:28 mins)

2. Be Intentional
The Podcast: Therapy for Black Girls
2017 was heavy AF–so taking a mental health break is not only necessary, it’s key to being your best self and living a life that is purposeful and meaningful to you. Dr. Joy Harden Bradford offers so many practical tips and strategies to improve your mental health, relationships, and becoming the best version of yourself.
Take a listen: Getting What You Need In Relationships (17:42 mins)

3. Making Time for Sisterhood
The Podcast: hey, girl

The time we spend with our girlfriends is key to our well-being–we always come away feeling lifted and full; however, as life continues to happen, we find it difficult to catch up like we used to. Insert author, creative, and #dopemom Alex Elle’s phenomenal podcast that intertwines sisterhood and story-telling in a way that makes us feel like we are sitting in the room with our best girlfriends.
Take a listen: Brandi on Conscious Parenting (30:23 mins)

4. Start a Business
The Podcast: The Mattie James Show
On the recently re-branded podcast, host Mattie James shares the lessons she’s learned while building her wildly successful brand. From generating online followers to creating impactful webinars, Mattie gives you masterclass-level gems all while slaying motherhood like the #dopemom that she is.
Take a listen: Before You Quit Your Day Job (20:58 mins)

5. Make Money Moves
The Podcast: Brown Ambition
Kids are expensive–don’t we know it! Between tuition, extra-curricular activities, and their ever-growing feet, they will literally tap your wallet the heck OUT! Have no fear, help is on the way with a funny-yet-informative podcast that focuses on juggling life, career, and money. Hosts Mandi Woodruf and Tiffany “Budgetnista” Aliche help motivate you to face your own money issues with honest, conversational financial advice.
Take a listen: When Past Debts Come Back to Haunt You (58:21 mins)

6. Shake Sh*t Up In Your Life
The Podcast: Brutally Honest
When music industry vet Karlie Hustle joined the ranks of motherhood she found herself looking for ways to redefine her professional life as well as finding the freedom to explore the topics that are passionate to her; particularly in the podcast sphere, an area that she was unfamiliar with that is hell-bent on putting you in a box. From motherhood to love to loss, Karlie seamlessly articulates her thoughts on the human condition against the backdrop of pop culture, resulting in an amazing 20 minute (or less) show that will leave you inspired and ready to shake the table in your own life.
Take a listen: Tots, Perps & Posts (15:28 mins)

7. Make the Best of Family Time
The Podcast: The Casey Crew
In this LSN podcast, hosts #dopemom Gia Casey and her husband, celebrity DJ and radio host, DJ Envy go beyond your run-of-the-mill relationship and family podcast and share the real in a fun, light-hearted and conversational way. With a mix of practical relationship and parenting advice and interviews with some of their favorite celebrity couples, Gia and Envy tackle the real and often #NSFW family topics straight with no chaser.
Take a listen: I Can’t Believe She Keeps Secrets From Me (54:36 mins)

8. Eat Well
The Podcast: The Food Heaven Podcast
Isn’t this the #1 resolution on everyone’s list? For those days when you find yourself hitting a wall with the green smoothies and salads, this podcast is literally like having a nutritionist/therapist in your pocket. Hosted by registered dietitians and friends, Wendy and Jess, these two share their expertise on making better food choices in a practical and honest way. Happy eating!
Take a listen: What Exactly Is Plant-Based? w/ Sharon Palmer (21:47 mins)

9. Get Back to Happy
The Podcast: Happy Black Woman
Mindset coach Rosetta Thurman (who is also a motivational speaker and author of two books) deep-dives into the big and small changes you can make to live a happier life and become your authentically best self. Frequently joined by inspiring guests, you are sure to find a takeaway from this podcast that will help motivate you toward a happier you.
Take a listen: 4 Steps To Becoming The Kind of Woman Who Gets Everything She Wants (50:22 mins)

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