Sit Crooked,

Talk Straight

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A safe space for women looking to break free from the bullshit expectations of the world and live their most authentic and brave lives.

 

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Welcome to Sit Crooked, Talk Straight, a podcast by real women for real women who are looking for real change. 

Let’s get comfy and get honest about what our lives really look like and what it takes to really live them to their fullest. No filters, no bullshit, no shame. Just real honest talk from real everyday women.

Each week on the Podcast, you’ll hear:

  • Real stories of transformation
  • Thought-provoking questions
  • Reality checks (surprise authenticity)
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Recent Episodes:

🎧 24 min listen

Episode 1: Change Maker
Meet Leanne and Katie! And listen to a bit of their journeys as change makers.

🎧 20 min listen

Episode 2: Relationships
Shoutout to the men who stand behind and support Katie and Leanne. 

🎧 47 min listen

Episode 3: Money Mindset
We are impacted by what we’ve learned about money, from our parents, and from the world.

🎧 46 min listen

Episode 4: Mo’ Money Mo’ Possibilities!

It’s time for women to step into our power and own the fact that money is important, it allows us more opportunities, and gives us a more powerful seat at the table.

🎧 19 min listen

Episode 5: Imposter Syndrome
75% of women struggle with imposter syndrome. And that is 75% too many.  It’s time to eject the tape of recordings on repeat in our heads that we aren’t deserving or worthy of the places and positions we land. 

🎧 51 min listen

Episode 6: Fear & Investment

Let’s uncover the dirty “F” word of fear, particularly with investing in ourselves as females. We take a deep dive into the struggles of investing in yourself as females.

 

🎧 51 min listen

Episode 7: Fear of Failure

Another f word. Failure. We talk about our own fear of failure, the messages we received as kids around this F word, how it might show up for you, and challenge you to change your beliefs from failure to experiment and adventure.

🎧 51 min listen

Episode 8: Faith

Another f word. Faith. We talk about our own experiences with faith , the messages we received as kids around this F word, and challenge believe systems with compassion and curiosity in spirituality.

🎧 51 min listen

Episode 9: The Heavy on Depression

Katie and Leanne dive into the criteria of Major Depressive Disorder for Mental Health Awareness Month. We talk about what depression looks like in all of its forms-whether it's high functioning depression or barely functioning depression. You will leave with a wonderful guided meditation that fosters self-love.

🎧 51 min listen

Episode 10: Struggles with Infertility

Katie and Leanne get deep into infertility and the struggles that come along with the journey. Katie talks about her journey of struggling with infertility while unpacking the emotional depth of her story along with other women’s experiences and how they came out on the other side.

🎧 38 min listen

Episode 11: Joy Strength Training

Join the Joy Strength Training Gym! We take a look at our Joy Set Point and specific ways to increase our daily joy. We get real with our own experiences, and how we have come to love our lives.

🎧 47 min listen

Episode 12: The Devine Feminine

Katie and Leanne explore the concepts of the Divine Femenine and Divine Masculine and how they actually have nothing to do with gender.  

🎧 48 min listen

Episode 13: Let's Talk About Sex Baby

Join Leanne and Katie for a candid convo about a hot topic. Warning: Episode may lead you to exploring your sexuality, your sensuality, and everything in between. (that's what she said!)

🎧 48 min listen

Episode 14: 4th of July Freedom

Happy Independence Day!  Katie and Leanne talk about the many dimensions, and definitions of Freedom.  They encourage empowerment and exploration.   

🎧 48 min listen

Episode 15: Spiritual Gifts

Katie and Leanne talk about spiritual gifts, how to find them, and what they really are. They explore the power spiritual gifts and how those gifts can affect others. They get real with there own experiences, and how we have come to love our spiritual gifts.
 

🎧 48 min listen

Episode 16: What's Your Movement?

Katie and Leanne get heavy talking about the current events regarding Roe v. Wade. They discuss how to channel this energy to move forward, how to use your energy to contribute to the cause, set boundaries, and how to implement self-care during these times.

🎧 46 min listen

Episode 17: Body Image and Positivity

Did you know there are 4 aspects of Body Image? Katie and Leanne explore the multidimensional aspects of body image and honoring the body we are in.  They talk about their conflict with loving Lizzo and there is a beautiful call to action for all humans to learn to love the skin they are in.

🎧 55 min listen

Episode 18: Dream Manifestation

 "If you dream it, it will come." If you don't know what Dream Manifestation is, that's ok. Stick around and listen to how real it is for both Katie and Leanne, on personal and professional levels.

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Episode 19: Heather Hurd, Masterful Manifestor

 Heather Hurd, owner of Kelptytown Kove and masterful manifestor joins the show to share how her story and life's work is about inspiring others to know and trust the process of manifesting.

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Episode 20: Compassion vs. Complacency 

Join Katie and Leanna as they talk through the stereotypes they have face with complacency and when they started changing the view of complacency with compassion in their personal lives. 

🎧 58 min listen

Episode 21: Bethany Quinn, The Power of Boudoir 

Bethany shares her story of following her passion, taking risks, and making dreams come true in creating a business and brand that empowers women through boudoir. Positive body image and loving the skin you're in is easy when Bethany is taking your picture.

🎧 1 hr listen

Episode 22: Healthy Work Boundaries 

Regardless of where you work, the majority of us spend more time there than anywhere else. So why do so many of us settle for unhealthy and even toxic work environments?

 

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Episode 23: Rebecca Simmons, Empowerment and Burnout

Today, we get the pleasure of welcoming Rebecca Simmons, women's empowerment and burnout coach. She shares her light, courageous actions, and reminders that we are all worthy of a healthy work environment and that no one deserves psychological violence in the workplace.

🎧 1 hr listen

Episode 24: National Suicide Prevention/National Recovery Month

In honor of Suicide Prevention Month in September, Katie and Leanne tackle the difficult topic of suicide; the reality, the numbers, and the hope that comes when we talk about it instead of hide in shame.

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Episode 25: Addiction: What's Yours

We've all got one. So it isn't a question of "Do you have an addiction?" rather it is more appropriate to ask, "What is your addiction?" 

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Episode 26: Hope in Recovery

September is also Substance Use Recovery Awareness Month. Another heavy topic for Katie and Leanne to discuss, but the ever present reminder that there is hope in recovery.

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Episode 27: Commitment

What does commitment look like and why does it even matter? Katie and Leanne discuss the importance of making commitments, honoring them, and why you are worthy of the benefits of following through on them. 

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Episode 28: Courageous Women in Action with Katie Tucker

Katie and Leanne have the honor of interviewing Katie Tucker, Executive Director of Haven House in Henry County, Georgia. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and in today's episode, we shine a light on the social issue of domestic violence, why it's important that we talk about it, and where to get support if you or someone you know is experiencing it. 

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Episode 29: Heather Beebe and Body Wellness

Leanne and Katie deep dive into the wellness of the body and talk about the struggles they have had with their guest Heather Beebe.

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Episode 30:Courage and Vulnerability

In this episode of SCTS, Katie and Leanne both get vulnerable and share recent moments of insecurity, doubting oneself, and taking courageous action despite their anxiety.

 

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Episode 31: Ali Kauss Adornment Interview

Ali Kauss is a power-house entrepreneur and intuitive jewelry maker. Leanne and Katie get the supreme pleasure of hearing Ali's story of following her heart, even when it wasn't easy, and tuning into her inner knowing that was calling her to do her heart's passion.

🎧 45 Min listen

Episode 32: Wearing Masks 

Happy Halloween, beautiful souls!! Welcome to Sit Crooked Talk Straight! In today's episode, Katie and Leanne dive head first into the masks we wear. Not the ones for Halloween, although super fun, but the ones we wear for our day to day preservation of who we think we need to be for others.

🎧 45 Min listen

Episode 33: Get Yo' SiIly on!

Happy Katie and Leanne challenge the status quo of being overly serious, unpack the fear of where that seriousness comes from, and then lighten the load by reminding us all that it really isn't that serious.

🎧 45 Min listen

Episode 34: Interview with Shawna Bauer

Shawna's story is one of empowerment, redemption, courage, and doing it scared. One courageous action after another led this beautiful soul to taking control of her story and living her most authentic life. 

🎧 55 Min listen

Episode 35: Our Table-Laura Kane Punyon 

is truly inspirational. Laura Kane-Punyon is a small business owner in Buffalo, NY.  While recovering from massive burnout, she found healing in connecting with other women, many of whom also found themselves depleted while expertly caring for every soul around them. 

🎧 38 Min listen

Episode 36: My Husband Called Me A Narcissist

Oh, the chasm and the very unfortunate reality that women still experience today: Women are treated differently than men and some men just can't handle the strength that comes from a woman who knows who she is and what she wants.

🎧 38 Min listen

Episode 37: Favorite Books: Holiday Edition

Wanna know what some of Katie and Leanne's favorite reads are?  Need a good book recommendation for a gift this holiday season?

🎧 40 Min listen

Episode 38: Sit Crooked with Lindsey Begue

Katie and Leanne welcome Lindsey Begue to SCTS!  Lindsey Begue is a talent acquisition and career development specialist, and the author of First-Class Leadership Skills for Women. Her work centers around career development and leadership and is specifically tailored towards women who want to make it into high-level positions within their field. 

🎧 40 Min listen

Episode 39: Stepping into your Personal Power

Calling all badass women! In this episode of SCTS, Leanne and Katie bring the ever helpful reminder that women are meant to have a seat at the table, why our voice matters, and sometimes flipping the effing table is necessary.

🎧 40 Min listen

Episode 40: Sit Crooked with Kara Dennison

Kara is fun, knowledgeable, and reminds us that we don't have to settle for less in our careers, our salaries, or our dreams. 

 
 

🎧 40 Min listen

Episode 41: Happy New Year!

New year, new you? Are you feeling motivated this year? Inspired? While Katie and Leanne aren't huge fans of new year's resolutions, they are advocates for stepping into your passion, inspiration, and even motivation for keeping the commitments you've made to yourself for 2023.

🎧 40 Min listen

Episode 42: Why Women Are Meant To Lead 

Katie and Leanne break down the very fundamental basics of why women are meant to be in leadership roles, how to step into your truth as a leader, and why it matters that you honor your divine feminine as you lead. We are powerful beyond measure, ladies. Let's go get it!

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 43: Sit Crooked Talk Straight with Susan Burrell

Join Leanne and Katie for another episode of SCTS the Courageous Women in Action Series!  Today, we have the honor and pleasure of interviewing Susan Burrell.  She shoots it straight as we discuss the huge transformation happening in the world today. She talks about her journey into her Mission amongst this world that is rapidly shifting.

🎧 40 Min listen

Episode 44: Ridiculous Rules for Desire

Join In this delicious episode of SCTS, we unpack the word DESIRE...what it means, why it's important, how we fall victim to ignoring it, and when to tell others to eff off while we pursue the deepest parts of our inner knowing.

🎧 40 Min listen

Episode 45: Seven Dimensions of Wealth

 d you know that there is more to being wealthy than money? Join Leanne and Katie as they define the seven dimensions of wealth and how they impact your life.

🎧 40 Min listen

Episode 46: Life Purpose

Join Leanne and Katie as the break down the path to discovering life's purpose.  They talk about the struggles they have faced on their own journeys while providing insight on taking big leaps into your life's purpose.

🎧 40 Min listen

Episode 47: Valentine’s Day Self Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! Join Leanne and Katie as they dive into self-love and the unpredictable expectations we face. They peel back the layers of self-love and explain what self-love can do for you when truly embraced. Treat yourself to self-love this Valentine’s day.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 48: Sit Crooked, Talk Straight with Lori Abbott

Wanna know what living your life to the fullest and taking courageous action looks like? Join Leanne and Katie today as they talk with author, attorney, and courageous world traveler, Lori Abbott. 

 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 49: You Are Worthy AF!

That's right, you are worthy AF! In this episode join Leanne and Katie as they talk about being worthy and how we should shamelessly live our most authentic life's. 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 50: Sit Crooked, Talk Straight with Karen and Kiya

In this episode of the series Courageous Women in Action, join Leanne and Katie as they talk with Karen and Kiya who are the owners and founders of CO-XST which is an amazing organization bringing community to you. It is all about accepting individuals stories, uses culture influence to raise awareness while learning how to co-exist within the walls of humanity. Listen as we dig deep with Karen and Kiya.

 

 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 51: Be Like The Bison

In this episode join Kate and Leanne as they talk about the beautiful phrase, “Be like the Bison”. Jonna Jinton created a jewelry line around this phrase and to be like the bison means to walk through the storms. Leanne and Katie will dive deep in what it is like to be like the bison and walking through your own personal storms and coming out stronger on the other side.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 52: Taking Inventory

In this episode Leanne and Katie discuss taking Inventory. Learn what taking inventory can mean for your highest self and how you can recognize when you are not taking inventory of yourselves. Learn how to step out of your own way to be in alignment with your authentic self. So sit back as we really take an honest look at how taking inventory in our life can change our life.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 53: Messages To My Younger Self

If you could go back, what messages would you tell your younger self? Join Katie and Leanne as we explore the messages we want to tell our inner child. Messages such as, you are not meant to fit in, and you are safe and authentic. The divinity that lies within honoring our female genitalia. Save early to develop your wealth and abundance mindset, and more.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 54: Who's Life Are You Living, Anyway?

In this episode Katie and Leanne talk about what it is like to live in our truth and living our life to the fullest. They reveal that we far to often live other poeple's lives and how people pleasing, enabling, codependency, and so much more can contribute to not living in our truth.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 55: Sexual Liberation

Join Leanne and Katie as we explore sexual liberation! In this episode, we talk about how natural it is to explore our sexuality and how society, family dynamics, and even religious constructs have shamed sexual explorations. We talk about our own experiences with sexual exploration and how you too can step into sexual exploration without judgement.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 56: Celebration! Happy Birthday to Us!

In todays episode Katie and Leanne celebrate the birthday/anniversary of Sit Crooked Talk Straight!Listen as Katie and Leanne reflect on how far they have come and how starting this podcast has been a great platform to speak honestly.

 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 57: Five Ways To Know You're Trailblazer

Have you ever felt like a trailblazer? Maybe you find yourself pushing against the status quo?Join Leanne and Katie as they discuss the five signs that you are a trail blazer. In this episode we discuss what it is to be a trailblazer, the signs, and the trials we face when we align with our true trailblazer.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 58: Jen Barton | The Awakening of Courageous Action

Join Leanne and Katie as they Sit Crooked and Talk Straight with Jen Barton. Jen is the owner of Nickel City Wax and Wane, A fun, unique space for artists from all over the Queen City to host monthly creative classes and so much more. We listen to her story of how she took courageous action to live the life she wanted to live and start a business.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 59: Win Your Day

In this episode we will talk about how to win your day. Some days can be harder than others, but we dive deep into the methodology of really asking yourself how and what you need to do in or to win your day. Listen as Leanne and Katie talk about their wins and struggles when trying to win their day.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 60: Raise The Bar!

Sometimes you must raise the bar and ask for what you need. In this episode we talk about asking for your worth and fighting against the status quo because you are worth it. Join us as we explore ways to raise the bar in your life as well as bringing awareness to your worth.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 61: Embracing Your Shadow Self

Join us as we explore the idea of inner parts we have rejected, repressed, and how have they impact us and the people around us. Uncover our hidden aspects of our shadows and learn how to harness their power for personal growth and empowerment.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 62: Rapture Before Radiance 

In today's episode Leanne and Katie dive into the transformative practice of shadow work. Join us as we explore the idea of inner parts we have reject, repressed, and how have they impact us and the people around us. Uncover our hidden aspects of our shadows and learn how to harness their power for personal growth and empowerment.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 63: Growth is Hard

Growth is important for change! Join Leanne and Katie as they discuss the challenges they have faced in growth and what it means to grow. Open your mind as they dive into being in alignment with our values and upleveling standards not only for yourself, but also in those around you.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 64: Radiance-The great Turn ON 

After the rupture there is a turn on and radiance.Katie and Leanne talk about their experiences revolving around Mama Gena’s concept in the book “Pussy: A Reclamation” of the rupture and the turn on and radiance that comes after. Listen as we discuss how letting go and releasing can grow into learning about ourselves and how much of a turn on that can be.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 65: Boudoir: Lessons Learned

Boudoir is more than just sexy photos. Join Leanne and Katie as they talk about what they discovered in their experience of doing boudoir shoots. They share their views, insecurities, body images, old wounds and how boudoir helped them overcome these issues and how they stepped into confidence.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 66: Self-care isn't Selfish-Interview with Daniela

Join Leanne and Kate as they dive deep about self-care with our guest Daniela Wolf. It is more important than we think! Daniela is Licensed Masters Social Worker for over 25 year working with individuals on self-care, stress management skills, mindfulness, relationships, parenting and just managing all the chaos that life sends your way. 

 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 67: 5 Areas to let the Fuck Go

We need to let go! Why should we let go? Katie and Leanne explore what to let go of and to recognize what is not serving your purpose. Imagine going on a personal journey and your bag weight limit is 50 pounds, but your bag weighs 70 pounds. This means there are areas in your life to let go of in your journey. We invite you to open your mind to the areas in your life where you can let go.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 68: Highly Sensitive Superpower

Are you a highly sensitive person? Join Leanne and Katie as they talk about the gift of being a highly sensitive person. Leanne shares her personal struggles with being highly sensitive and how she came out on the other side. Join Leanne and Katie as they talk about embracing being a highly sensitive person and what it truly means to have this highly sensitive superpower in the world today.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 69: Rejection Rebound Routine

Leanne and Katie delve deep into the concept of rebounding from rejection, shedding light on a universal experience that often goes unnoticed.Rejection is an integral part of life, and whether we recognize it or not, we all navigate its tumultuous waters. Join Leanne and Katie as they engage in a heartfelt conversation about the process of rejection rebound. Drawing upon their own experiences and insights, they explore how rejection can evoke emotions similar to those experienced during grieving and how it propels us through various cycles.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 70: Q and A: Relationship Game

Join Leanne and Katie as they play the game Q and A relationship game by Couple Connect! They pull questions and dive into their personal stories and experiences to answer the questions. From sexual connection, finances and more you do not want to miss this episode.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 71: The four letter word that will change yo' life!

Join Leanne and Katie as they tackle the four-letter word that will change your life, love. They dive into how we use love and the many kinds of love we can express to the ones we love. Join us as they talk about how we can even embrace love in all things and how it does not cheapen the word love.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 72: Sit Crooked Talk Straight Jennifer Ford Berry

Join Leanne and Katie as the interview the organizer extraordinaire, Jennifer Ford Berry.Jennifer talks about her journey and how she reinvented herself with circumstances that lead to becoming a professional organizer. Join us and listen to an inspiring story of a brilliant woman who authentically aligned with her given gifts.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 73: Stop Playing The Victim

In this thought-provoking episode of Sit Crooked Talk Straight, hosts Leanne and Katie delve deep into a topic that resonates with women everywhere: the subtle yet profound impact of victimhood conditioning. Society has a tendency to push women into the role of victims, perpetuating the notion that we should be submissive and dependent rather than strong and independent. Leanne and Katie are on a mission to shatter these stereotypes and encourage women to step into their power.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 74: Sit Crooked Talk Straight with Jenna Willoughby

Join Leanne and Katie as they interview Jenna Willoughby owner of Paper Craft Miracles. Listen as Jenna explains how she grew up, the fire that changed her life, and adventure of starting a business in college. She is an artist, poet, musician and so much more. Please join us as we celebrate Janna’s story.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 75: What Are You Investing In?

Get ready to embark on a thought-provoking journey that encourages you to question what truly matters in your pursuit of a fulfilling life. As the episode kicks off, your hosts Leanne and Katie set the tone by posing a fundamental question: What are you investing in? The emotional crescendo of the episode revolves around the power of course correction in what you are investing in and how you can be investing in yourself instead.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 76: 16 yr old self looking at you now

If your 16 year old self could look at you now….what would they say? Join Leanne and Katies as they both explore this question and take a blast in the past. Moments of pride for overcoming obstacles to you younger self telling you to brave the storm. What would your 16-year-old say if they saw you now?

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 77: 5 Quantum Shifts to Creating Your Business

Are you thinking of taking a big leap in your life, but you are stuck! What can shift in your mindset to make your dream a reality? Join Leanne and Katie in this episode as they talk about the 5 quantum shift they made in their journey to propel success in their entrepreneurial journey. From committing to working out to changing routines they both found they shifts that changed their lives.  

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 78: Joy Moments

In this episode of “Sit Crooked, Talk Straight” Katie and Lee delve into the beauty of joy and its transformative power in people's lives. They share personal joy moments and stories while encouraging their listeners to embrace and celebrate their own moments of joy. In a world where life can be challenging, this podcast serves as a reminder to find and cherish moments of happiness, connection, and authenticity.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 79: Co-Create that Shit-Faith, Works, Do It.

In this episode of Sit Crooked Talk Straight, hosts Katie and Leanne discuss the concept of co-creation, where individuals work in tandem with a higher power or the universe to manifest their desires. They emphasize the importance of aligning with love, intentionality, and raising one's vibrational frequency to co-create a fulfilling life. The hosts share personal experiences and plan to explore this topic further in future episodes.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 80: Seek Failure

 In this episode of "Stick Crooked Talk Straight," hosts Leanne Jamieson and Katie Meyer dive deep into the topic of failure. They discuss the importance of seeking failure and embracing it as a way to grow and expand in life. 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 81: The Four Agreements

In this episode of "Stick Crooked Talk Straight," hosts Leanne Jamison and Katie Myers dive deep into the topic of failure. They discuss the importance of seeking failure and embracing it as a way to grow and expand in life. They challenge the common beliefs around failure and emphasize the value of making mistakes and learning from them. 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 82: Taking Risks. Making Commitments.

They reflect on their own journeys and how they ventured into entrepreneurship, defying the notion that such risks are reckless. Katie and Leanne emphasize the need to be committed to one's true calling, even when societal expectations label it as reckless or selfish. 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 83: Call to Action: Get Involved

In this episode we talk about what is like to hide under a rock when the world feels too heavy. Katie and Leanne discuss how they have experienced closing themselves off from the worlds difficult news and how they have decided to show up to the weight of the world and what balance looks like in that space.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 84: Courageous Women in Action with Tabitha Sweeney

On this episode of Sit Crooked Talk Straight, Katie and Leanne and their guest Tabitha Sweeney, a coach and podcaster, discusses her work in the dating world, emphasizing the importance of building authentic connections. She encourages individuals to question their true desires, setting aside societal expectations. 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 85: Stop Playing The Game

The importance of women challenging societal norms and not conforming to patriarchal expectations. They emphasize the need for courage, authenticity, and equal treatment, particularly in the context of equal pay. They share personal experiences, including shocking advice from a female CEO for success, highlighting the significance of maintaining integrity. 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 86: Speed Dating with Leanne and Katie

Get ready for a rollercoaster of laughter and discovery as Leanne and Katie dive headfirst into the wild world of speed-dating questions on the latest episode of Sit Crooked, Talk Straight! It's not your average Q&A – these two dynamic personalities spill the beans on everything, from their most cringe-worthy moments to the ultimate showdown of favorite foods. 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 87: The Power of Gratitude

In this episode,  Leanne and Katie highlight how gratitude's ripple effect transforms even small acts into significant positive impacts. They encourage embracing gratitude as a grounding force, elevating energy amidst difficulties. Personal experiences, like small gestures and acknowledging gratitude's impact, are shared, emphasizing diverse expressions of gratitude's value.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 88: Best Gift List 2023

In this episode of "Sit Crooked, Talk Straight," Katie and Leanne share their unique take on the best holiday gift list. They dive into the power of experiential gifts, emphasizing how they're more than just material items. From surprise trips to retreats, coaching sessions, magazine subscriptions, and more, they explore thoughtful and enriching presents that create lasting memories and personal growth. The idea is the value of understanding someone's desires and needs, suggesting that communicating gift preferences openly is key to making the holiday season truly special.

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Episode 89: Best Gift List 2023

In this episode of Sit Crooked Talk Straight, Join Leanne and Katie in the exploration of the parallels between our external renovations and our internal journey. Join hosts as they dive deep into the messy, transformative process of remodeling homes and hearts. 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 90 : Success Sabotage-5 Telltale Signs You're Holding Yourself Back

Join Katie, hailing from Georgia, and Leanne, representing New York, as they delve into the heart of their show—a safe space for women to explore, grow, and break free from societal constraints. In this episode, they fearlessly tackle the elusive topic of "fear of success."

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 91 : Celebrating The Invisible Work 

Katie and Leanne dive into the invisible work that's pivotal but often unseen. They discuss the internal shifts and spiritual growth that occur unseen by others, sharing experiences about disrupting norms and boundaries, and the reactions people have when those boundaries change. 

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Episode 92 :Unlocking Abundance: Wealth Consciousness

Katie and Leanne delve into the taboo topic of money, sharing personal experiences and insights about transforming money mindsets. They discuss the power of gratitude in reshaping beliefs around wealth and abundance. 

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 93: Authentic Living: One Shot, No Filters

This episode of Sit Crooked Talk Straight revolves around embracing authenticity and making intentional choices in life. Katie and Leanne discuss the importance of decluttering one's life, setting boundaries, and not tolerating things that don't align with personal growth. They emphasize the significance of taking risks, speaking up, and pursuing one's goals without fear of judgment. The overarching message is to live authentically, follow one's aspirations, and not let external influences dim one's light.

🎧 50 Min listen

Episode 94. Wealth and Worth

Katie and Leanne tackle their realizations about the limitations they've imposed on themselves, especially in terms of how they value their time versus their results. They share personal struggles with raising rates and breaking the hourly pricing model in their professions. This episode invites listeners to challenge their beliefs about money, security, and abundance, encouraging them to unlock their full potential beyond self-imposed limitations.

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Episode 95. Sustainable Success: Navigating Business and Life

Hosts Leanne and Katie discuss the concept of sustainability in personal and professional life. They explore the challenges of maintaining balance, avoiding burnout, and integrating work and personal life. The conversation touches on the importance of aligning actions with values, setting realistic boundaries, and being mindful of mental and emotional health. The hosts share personal experiences and emphasize the need for individuals to make intentional choices to live a sustainable and fulfilling life. 

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Episode 96. Therapy session with Katie: Triggers, Defensiveness, Boundaries

Hosts Katie and Leanne discuss the importance of boundaries. Katie shares a recent experience where she felt triggered and reacted aggressively when asking for help. They explore the dynamics of setting boundaries, distinguishing assertiveness from aggression. They emphasize the need for self-awareness, thoughtful communication, and the importance of recognizing one's own part in interpersonal interactions

🎧 35 Min listen

Episode 97. Challenging Unrealistic Expectations and Double Standards 

In today's episode, we dive deep into the powerful and thought-provoking movie, Barbie. Have you seen it? We share our reflections on what Barbie represents and the societal expectations it highlights. We discuss a poignant monologue from the movie given by America, touching on the duplicity and impossibility women often face.

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Episode 98. Rising above Victimhood: The Path to Empowerment

Both therapists, life coaches, and multifaceted individuals, Leanne and Katie both create a space where they shed various societal roles and openly discuss real-life experiences. The hosts emphasize the importance of shedding the victim mentality and explore signs and behaviors that indicate falling into victimhood. They share personal stories, like Katie's experience with seeking a raise and Leanne's reflection on her husband's gambling habits, to illustrate how victimhood can manifest in different aspects of life.

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Episode 99. Stop 'Ho'in' Around. Protect Yourself

In this episode Leanne and Katie openly discuss their tendencies to say "yes" enthusiastically, exploring the impact of this behavior on their lives and well-being. Katie vulnerably shares a personal story about comparing herself to a "whore" in the corporate world, always saying "yes" without protecting her valuable non-renewable resource—time.

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Episode 100. Hey Cassie, I have something to say

Katie and Leanne dive deep into the power of finding your voice and sharing your story with the world. As they kick off the episode, Katie wastes no time in addressing a specific listener named Cassie, metaphorically representing all individuals who have stories to tell but hesitate to share them. With a mix of humor and sincerity, they emphasize the importance of Cassie (and others like her) embracing their voices and bringing their words to life.

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Episode 101. Dear Therapist, Fuck Off!

Reflecting on their own experiences, Katie and Leanne share how their therapists have skillfully navigated them through personal challenges and emotional breakthroughs. From sessions filled with gentle guidance to those peppered with Freudian insights, they acknowledge the pivotal role their therapists play in their growth.

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Episode 102. What the Chakra is Going On!

Katie and Leanne bring you into their world, unfiltered and unapologetic, sharing laughter and profound insights alike. In this episode, they dive deep into the importance of reconnecting with our bodies, shedding light on how often we're trapped in our heads, disconnected from the physical cues our bodies provide. 

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Episode 103. What the Chakra is Going On!

Katie shares insights from her memoir, discussing how childhood challenges shaped her and the power of reframing conditioning into empowerment. Tune in for raw honesty and inspiring conversations about healing, authenticity, and embracing inner strength.

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Episode 104. The Joy of the Unknown

Katie kicks off the discussion by recalling her pivotal moment of stepping into public speaking—a daunting task that pushed her far beyond her comfort zone. With knees shaking and voice quivering, Katie faced her fears head-on, realizing that growth often comes from embracing discomfort. Leanne, on the other hand, shares her journey of navigating professional expectations and the inner battle of people-pleasing versus self-empowerment. 

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Episode 105. I am So Vain

Join hosts Katie and Leanne as they dissect the complexities of female identity in 2024. From societal pressures to personal struggles, they explore the dichotomy of beauty standards and self-acceptance. Through candid dialogue and personal anecdotes, they advocate for aligning internal values with external changes. Listen in for empowering insights and honest conversations on navigating the modern landscape of womanhood.

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Episode 106. Trauma to Triumph

From unconscious prejudices to systemic barriers, this episode uncovers the complexities of bias in professional settings. With real-world examples and practical solutions, listeners are empowered to challenge bias and foster inclusivity in their workplaces. Tune in and be part of the conversation for a more equitable future.

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Episode 107. The Power of Facing Fears

 Through personal anecdotes and shared wisdom, they delve into the crippling nature of fears like rejection and financial insecurity. Offering insights on overcoming limitations and choosing courage, the hosts inspire listeners to confront fears, embrace vulnerability, and embark on a journey towards personal empowerment. Tune in for a transformative discussion that illuminates the path to liberation from fear and the pursuit of a purpose-driven life.

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Episode 108. Spiritually Fit or Spiritually F*cked?

 Join Katie and Leanne on as they explore spirituality's impact on women's lives. They discuss authentic spiritual connection versus conditioned beliefs, offering insights to gauge one's spiritual fitness. Through humor and personal anecdotes, they empower listeners to embrace their truth and embark on a transformative journey toward inner peace. Tune in for candid conversations and practical wisdom on navigating life's twists with courage and compassion.

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Episode 109. Boundaries, Bitch!

Join Katie and Leanne discuss the importance of boundaries in relationships. Drawing from personal experiences, they explore different types of boundaries and provide practical examples to illustrate their significance. They emphasize the internal focus of boundaries and offer guidance on recognizing when they are being crossed. Through candid conversation, Katie and Leanne empower listeners to prioritize self-care and assert their boundaries confidently.

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Episode 110. Navigating Loss

Embark on a heartfelt journey with Leanne and Katie as they explore the depths of loss, grief, and unmet expectations on this episode of Sit Crooked, Talk Straight. From the profound grief of losing a loved one to the subtle shifts in relationships and career transitions, no aspect of loss is left untouched. Join them in creating a safe space for authenticity and vulnerability, where listeners are reminded that it's okay to feel messy and stumble on the path to healing.

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Episode 111. The Science of Energy

Join Katie and Leanne on "Sit Crooked, Talk Straight" as they explore the fascinating link between spirituality and science. Delve into topics like Reiki and mindfulness, backed by cutting-edge research. Discover how these practices can enhance well-being and healing. Tune in for an enlightening discussion that will challenge your beliefs and inspire personal growth.

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Episode 112. Know your WHY with Amanda Maddalena

Embark on a transformative journey with guest Amanda Maddalena, a registered dietitian and personal trainer, as she shares her evolution from pursuing external validation through a dream physique to embracing holistic well-being. In this episode of "Sit Crooked. Talk Straight.", Amanda candidly discusses her realization that true happiness isn't found in appearance or external achievements, but in self-awareness and self-compassion.

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Episode 113 What Legacy are You Leaving?

 In this episode of Sit Crooked Talk Straight, we delve into the importance of identifying and living by your top five values. Inspired by Brene Brown and personal stories, we discuss practical steps to ensure your actions align with your core principles. Learn about tools like the Values in Action assessment and exercises to help you uncover and understand your values.
Reflect on whether your daily actions truly reflect your commitment to kindness, integrity, and authenticity. This episode encourages self-awareness, responsibility, and living an intentional, value-driven life. Tune in for candid stories, laughs, and insights on aligning your actions with your deepest values.

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Episode 114. What Is Your Element?

Welcome back to Sit Crooked, Talk Straight! This week, Katie and Leanne dive into the fascinating world of elemental essences. Amid laughter and signature bloopers, they introduce a unique quiz exploring the elements—metal, water, wood, fire, and earth—and how these shape our personalities.

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Episode 115. Oracle Reading

Katie and Leanne delve into the power of vulnerability and human connection. Katie begins with a personal reading, emphasizing authenticity and openness, and the challenges of setting and failing to meet personal goals. The episode takes a spiritual turn as Leanne recounts her transformative experience in Sedona, Arizona, where a lightworker and Reiki master profoundly impacted her, inspiring her to integrate Reiki into her practice. Together, they highlight how sharing personal stories fosters deeper connections and mutual validation among women.

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Episode 116. Who said it? Trump or Biden?

Welcome back to "Sit Crooked, Talk Straight"! In this episode, your hosts Katie and Leanne lighten things up with a fun game called "Who Said That?" where they guess if quotes came from Joe Biden or Donald Trump. Expect lots of laughter as they delve into some of the most ridiculous statements made by these political figures.

 

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Episode 117. Prophecy or Conspiracy?

In this episode, Katie and Leanne dive into the current political climate, exploring the line between prophecy and conspiracy theories. They discuss eerie parallels between 2020 and 2024, historical cycles, and the astrological influence of Pluto in Aquarius.

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Episode 118. Gift of Intuition

Leanne discusses conversations with clients about distinguishing true intuition from fear, while Katie recounts leaving a high-paying job to follow her passion, despite skepticism. We emphasize the importance of mindfulness, meditation, and tuning into our bodies to harness inner wisdom. 

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Episode 119. Friend or Foe?

In this transformative episode, we dive into the critical topic of self-talk and its profound impact on our lives. Are you your best friend or worst enemy? Leanne and Katie share personal anecdotes and professional insights about inner dialogue, revealing the often harsh and negative ways we talk to ourselves.

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Episode 120. Be The Creator Of Your Life!

Drawing inspiration from Raquel Lerner's "Affirmations for the Inner Child," they discuss the journey of healing, taking responsibility, and moving from a place of inspiration. Both licensed therapists and life coaches, Katie and Leanne share personal insights on breaking free from past dysfunctions and continuously sculpting a fulfilling life. Tune in for an empowering conversation filled with encouragement and practical steps to help you shape your own destiny.

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Episode 121. The Journeys In Life

Katie and Leanne discuss the profound impact travel has had on their lives, even while recording from different corners of the country—Katie in Breckenridge, Colorado, and Leanne holding down the fort in Buffalo, New York.

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Episode 122. Play On Words

Join us as we explore why we use the F word, its impact, and how language shapes our reality. This topic came from a listener who wondered about our frequent use of profanity and its purpose. We'll discuss the intentionality behind our words and how they resonate with our mission to create real change for women..

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