It’s time to ditch the shame and secrecy and discover how the challenging moments of our lives bring us to our deepest purpose and potential. On this podcast, you will follow Anna Mullens, Chopra Global Instructor, Speaker Coach and Life Story Editor, on her mission to bring powerful personal stories out from behind closed doors and onto the world stage…unapologetically.
On today’s edit, Anna talks to Diana Bedoya, a Senior Lecturer and teaching fellow at Simon Fraser University, who has taught thousands of undergraduate students to understand their bodies and care for them in a way that doesn’t compromise mental health. This edit is a must-listen for anyone who has ever carried around body shame and is looking to start living their best life!
On today’s edit, Anna talks to successful Dragon’s Den candidate, Aeryon Ashlie, who recently secured a $100,000 investment from 2019 Unapologetically Her keynote speaker, Arlene Dickinson, for her line of wellness products and supplements, Aeryon Wellness. We talk all about how Aeryon’s challenging life story and journey of overcoming has lead her to become the inspirational entrepreneur and women’s empowerment advocate she is today.
Today’s episode is all about learning and practising the art of mind habits and silencing that critical inner voice using the all-new (coming soon!) Today, I Practice app and digital card deck. The advice and recommendations from TEDx Speaker, Author, and Life Strategies Coach Ranbir Puar helps you change the conversation you are having with yourself. We also learn why affirmations don’t work and why the brain needs to invest in better tools for wellbeing, particularly during challenging times...
On this week’s edit, Anna talks to speaker, activist and the Founder of Broke Budget and Small Step Credit, Bridgette Simpson. A recent graduate of the True Story Talks speaker training program, who spent a decade behind bars, Bridgette now works as a Financial Coach for folks looking to break free from broke mindsets and find liberation after incarceration.
On this week’s edit, Anna talks to author and speaker, Aurora Winters, a survivor of familial sex trafficking, incest and abuse. Aurora credits that survival to self-expression, which she now shares with others in her work as a writer, therapeutic horseback instructor, trauma-yoga teacher and creative advocate.
** Please note that this episode contains disturbing themes and scenarios that explain or depict the harm of children. **
On this week’s edit, Anna talks to author and speaker, Alex Schneider, whose mother was murdered by her step-father when she was only 16 years old. After a decade of healing, Alex has remarkably learned how to find compassion, advocate for the mental health community and navigate the complexities of forgiveness. An inspiring tale of overcoming, Alex’s story teaches us that when grief and trauma are at play, the most powerful thing you can do is write your own new story.
It’s all about boudoir, overcoming shame and feeling empowered to own our unconventional paths in this nostalgic edit featuring the very first editor of the Unapologetic Stories podcast. This week, Anna talks to Hayley Loewen about what she’s been up to since she left the podcast, returned to nursing, sold her business and dug deep to find a passion she really feels called to.
Depression, boundaries, mental health and self-care are just some of the BIG topics we talk about on this week’s powerful edit with Stress Management Coach, Justine Sones. Anna and Justine get real about their personal experience with depression and setting boundaries, as well as talk about some of the broader problems with the way society depletes us of our essential needs.
On this week’s edit, Anna talks to Cicely Belle Blain, an anti-racism educator working to create communities where everyone matters. That goal requires a wide range of diverse yet intersected topics to be considered; Through this conversation, Cicely introduces us to a powerful array of issues to reflect on with the goal of not only unpacking, but dismantling, harmful systems of oppression...
On an episode they tried recording once, and almost canceled a second time due to some major life events for both of them, Host, Anna Mullens, and guest, Carolyn Turkington (one half of The MomBabes), tackle the notion that we have to be ‘ready’ in order to show up. This very raw edit of the podcast reveals what’s really going on behind the scenes for Moms, and discusses the ladies’ newest book project, The MomBabes: A Motherhood Anthology.