hey, girl.

Alex Elle

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hey, girl. is a podcast that unites the voices of phenomenal women near and far. Created with sisterhood and storytelling in mind, author Alex Elle sits down with people who inspire her. From friends to family members and strangers, the hey, girl. gu...Show More

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Revisiting Angel on Knowing & Trusting the Journey

32:30 | Mar 24th

In this rebroadcast, Alex sits down with Spice Suite owner Angel Gregorio, to discuss trusting the journey, courageously moving through life, motherhood, and so much more.

Lalah on A Walking Prayer

31:08 | Mar 17th

Alex sits down with writer, spiritual practitioner, and mother, Lalah Delia to discuss finding our path, wellness, and self-care through adversity.

Rikkí on Capturing Love

20:38 | Mar 10th

Alex sits down with photographer, Rikkí Wright, to discuss learning from loss, capturing love & warmth through her photography, and bravely evolving on her personal journey through life.

Chetna on Necessary Art

19:23 | Mar 3rd

Alex sits down with artist and educator, Chetna, to discuss affirmation, art, and self-care. You can connect with Chetna on her website: https://www.mosaiceyeunfolding.com/

Brandi Harper on Creative Work

18:46 | Feb 24th

Alex sits down with artist and knitter, Brandi Harper, to discuss creative work, self-care, and finding joy in the different mediums of art.

Revisiting: Deun on Creating Authentically

33:37 | Feb 17th

From our 2017 archive, Alex sits down with artist, Deun Ivory, to discuss her creative process, married life, and individuality.

Chanel on Leaning into Listening

25:14 | Feb 10th

Alex sits down with photographer and community organizer, Chanel Lewis, to discuss passion, 9 to 5 work, and radical listening.  For her TedX Talk on listening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfppBsJDrpA

Pavana on Finding Peace in Poetry

25:00 | Feb 3rd

Alex sits down with poet, Pavana Reddy, to discuss how writing came into her life.

Alicia on Attune, Mental Health, & Motherhood

26:27 | Jan 27th

Alex sits down with therapist and mental health clinician, Alicia Tetteh, to discuss owning a business, motherhood, and her new app, Attune.

Yasmine on Doing the Work, pt. 2

47:58 | Jan 20th

Alex sat down again with author and spiritual teacher, Yasmine Cheyenne, to dive deeper into doing the work, curating self-boundaries, and understanding more about the importance of how we show up in relationships.

Rashida on Ritual in Motherhood & Business

22:21 | Jan 14th

A few months ago, Alex sat down with the owner of Bekura Beauty, to discuss creating a ritual in motherhood, building a business, and growing through the ebbs and flows of creating what works for you. To shop Bekura: http://www.bekurabeauty.com/ ...Show More

Listeners on Self-Care, part 2

31:37 | Jan 6th

Description: Thoughts and reflections from the hey, girl. listeners about leaning into self-care in 2019.

Sophia on Nurturing Self

39:10 | Dec 30th, 2018

For the final episode of 2018, Alex sits down with chef & wellness advocate, Sophia Roe, to discuss belonging, breaking outside of the box, self- nurturing, and acknowledging our suffering.

You on Leaning into Self-Care

01:18 | Dec 24th, 2018

Answer this: How do you plan on leaning into new or better self-care practices in 2019? Send your voice notes to: heygirlpodcast@alexelle.com -include your name, age, and location in your voice memo You may hear yourself in the first episode of 2...Show More

Alex & Charleigh on Life and Intentions

10:08 | Dec 23rd, 2018

Alex sits down with her oldest daughter for a quick chat about life as an 11-year-old and practicing more of what they love. Alex also shares her personal intention for 2019 when it comes to her writing practice! Order Alex's new guided journal, ...Show More

Amber & Tiffany on Living the Process

33:02 | Dec 16th, 2018

Alex sits down with the founders of Context Co. to discuss career, sisterhood, and self-care.

Chelsey on Sustainable Heart’s Work

17:21 | Dec 9th, 2018

Alex sits down with the founder of Starling jewelry to discuss doing what’s in your heart, creating wearable memories, and finding self-care in the small moments.

Julee on How Writing Came to Be

33:40 | Dec 2nd, 2018

Alex sits down with Essence Magazine's Fashion and Beauty editor, Julee Wilson, to discuss career, motherhood, and self-care.

Hannah on How the Soul is Built

28:53 | Nov 25th, 2018

Alex sits down with DJ, photographer, and creative entrepreneur, Hannah Faith, to discuss mental health, music, and coming back to self.

Erika & Carlos on Coming Together

1:18:59 | Nov 18th, 2018

Alex sits down with Erika & Carlos to discuss falling apart, reconnecting in love, and coming back together.

Gianne on Bravery + Becoming

27:37 | Nov 11th, 2018

Alex sits down with master hair stylist Gianne Nascimento to discuss unfolding into her career, standing in bravery, and becoming the best version of herself.

Alexis on The Diversity of Self-Care

27:26 | Nov 4th, 2018

Alex sits down with maker, educator, and ceramist Alexis Tellefsen, to discuss creating as meditation and self-care.

Yasmine on Doing the Work

49:12 | Oct 28th, 2018

Alex sits down with writer and spiritual teacher, Yasmine Cheyenne, to discuss self-care, boundaries, and showing up as our best selves.

Revisiting: Ajolique on Loss

27:21 | Oct 21st, 2018

We talk with Ajolique about loss and navigating through grief's many stages.

Nicki on The Waves of Becoming

54:56 | Oct 14th, 2018

Alex sits down with co-founder and CEO of Doddle to discuss the throes of entrepreneurship, mindful motherhood, navigating loss, and stepping into self-care.

Torri on Putting it into Words

29:24 | Oct 7th, 2018

Alex sits down with poet and photographer, Torri of Notes on the Way, to discuss writing, belonging, and self-discovery.

Mel on Everything Working Together

26:17 | Sep 30th, 2018

Alex sits down with Mel of Mauve Paper Co. to discuss entrepreneurship, the love of art, and overcoming self-doubt through self-care & balance.

Mari on Art as Self-Care

31:12 | Sep 23rd, 2018

Alex sits down w/ artist and author, Mari Andrew, to discuss how art and writing unfolded her self-care practice.

Nikisha on Doing What Feels Good

22:14 | Sep 16th, 2018

Alex sits down with holistic wellness advocate and business owner, Nikisha Riley, to discuss change, boundaries, doing what feels good, and honoring self.

Sarah on The Other Side of Pain

48:06 | Sep 9th, 2018

Alex sits down with writer, mother, and meditation teacher, Sarah Blondin, to discuss the seasons of our selves, motherhood, purpose, and self-care.

Lee & Zina on The Power of Nature

34:43 | Aug 26th, 2018

Alex sits down with mother-daughter team, Lee and Zina, to discuss how their small business came to be, the power and potency of nature, and the importance of giving back, staying true to your morals, ethics, and way of life as entrepreneurs.

Bonus Episode: Alex on Suffering + Mending (Car Talk)

08:44 | Aug 24th, 2018

Thinking through self-work on suffering and mending, in the car w/ Alex.

Revisiting: Valencia on Teaching as Activism

35:52 | Aug 19th, 2018

We revisit Alex's conversation with Valencia Clay discussing being a woman of color educator who is passionate about teaching her students outside of the box, and the impacts that healing and mental health has played in her life.

Illene on The Gift of Time

41:08 | Aug 12th, 2018

Alex sits down with the owner of Urban Canning Company, Illene Sofranko, to discuss creating community in business, navigating motherhood, overcoming adversity & abuse, and standing tall in our truth.

Natalie on Crafty Curiosity

28:38 | Aug 5th, 2018

Alex sits down with GIA certified gemologist and jewelry designer, Natalie Sadigh, to discuss culture, her love for creating wearable heirlooms, and standing in her creative curiosity as a woman in the jewelry industry.

Dana on Roaming Wildly

38:30 | Jul 29th, 2018

Alex sits down with Dana of Wild We Roam to discuss, world travel, van life, and self-care in small spaces.

Charleigh on being 10

15:28 | Jul 22nd, 2018

Alex sits down with her 10-year-old daughter for a special bonus episode.

Marla on Burning Passion

27:30 | Jul 15th, 2018

Alex sits down with jewelry designer, Marla Aaron, to discuss, burning passion, growing a business, and self-care as a businesswoman.

Niaje on The Spirit of Awareness

41:49 | Jul 8th, 2018

Alex sits down with Niaje Wells to discuss navigating mental wellness, self-care, and the spirit of awareness while journeying through stage 4 cervical cancer.

Nneka on The Power of Possibility

37:50 | Jul 1st, 2018

Alex sits down with photographer and creative entrepreneur, Nneka Julia, to discuss taking up space, career, and self-care.

Alex on Evolution + Self-belief

1:01:53 | Jun 24th, 2018

In this episode, host, Alex Elle, is on the other side of mic getting interviewed by her close friend, Ajolique. The topic of discussion is centered around the birth of her second child, the journey to entrepreneurship, authentically moving through t...Show More

Bee on Stepping into Vulnerability

32:34 | Jun 10th, 2018

Alex sits down with photographer Bee Walker to discuss the ins and outs of passion, purpose, photography, and being vulnerable through it all.

Sashee on Creating Ritual w/ Tea

33:46 | Jun 3rd, 2018

Alex sits down with the owner of Tea Drops to discuss leaving corporate America, building a brand, taking risks in business, and self-care.

Shizu on Jrink + Ceremony

34:30 | May 20th, 2018

Alex sits down with the founder of Jrink Juicery, Shizu Okusa, to discuss being a woman in business, the ebbs and flows of entrepreneurship, and self-care.

Andrea on Art + Celebration

30:02 | May 14th, 2018

Alex sits down with artist, Andrea Pippins, to discuss motherhood, entrepreneurship, art, and self-care.

Josefina on Healing w/ Hands

47:06 | May 6th, 2018

Alex sits down with self-taught calligraphy artist, Josefina Sanders, to discuss creating magic and healing with our hands, evolution through faith, and walking through life one day at a time.

Angel on Knowing & Trusting the Journey

32:18 | Apr 29th, 2018

Alex sits down with Spice Suite owner, Angel Gregorio, to discuss trusting the journey, courageously moving through life, motherhood, and so much more.

Jenné on Food for the Soul

32:18 | Apr 22nd, 2018

Alex sits down with the vegan chef, Jenné Claiborne, to discuss self-care, entrepreneurship, and living a soulful plant-based life.

Stella on Painting as Prayer

27:44 | Apr 15th, 2018

Alex sits down with painter, Stella Maria Baer, to discuss her love for creating, motherhood, self-care, and the balance of it all.

Jen on Art & Transition

32:33 | Apr 8th, 2018

Alex sits down with artist Jen Garrido to discuss art, motherhood, self-care, and transition.

Sada on Music, Mourning, and Motherhood

43:06 | Apr 1st, 2018

Alex sits down with singer and songwriter, Sada K., to discuss her journey through motherhood, mourning, and music. Download the new single from Sada K. "Ready" here http://www.sadakmusic.com/albums

Safa on Pouring Love

39:23 | Mar 25th, 2018

Description: Alex sits down with educator and creator, Safa Iman, to discuss healing after sexual violence, mental health, self-forgiveness, and soothing the wounds of trauma. *Note: This episode has content that discusses sexual violence. Listen...Show More

Jamila on self-value

47:49 | Mar 18th, 2018

Alex sits down with writer and life coach, Jamila Reddy, to discuss self-value, self-care, and walking through life intentionally.

Jerrelle on Cooking & Craving

38:23 | Mar 11th, 2018

Alex sits down with author and chef, Jerrelle Guy, to discuss discovering self-care through food, playing in the kitchen, and creating ritual while cooking.

Revisiting Erica on Leaning into Community

39:15 | Mar 4th, 2018

In a rebroadcast of one of our most popular episodes, Alex sits down with doula Erica Chidi-Cohen to discuss community, entrepreneurship, birth work, and how representation matters.

Revisiting Dana on Self-Awareness Through Yoga

34:16 | Feb 25th, 2018

In a rebroadcast of one our most popular episodes, Alex sits down with yoga instructor Dana Falsetti to discuss self-awareness, social activism, body image, and more.

Revisiting: Seleena on Mental Health

33:21 | Feb 18th, 2018

In a rebroadcast of one of our most popular episodes, Alex sits down with Dr. Seleena Smith to discuss mental health in the prison system.

Revisiting: Joanna on Wellness

40:02 | Feb 11th, 2018

In a rebroadcast of one of our most popular episodes, Alex sits down with wellness coach, Joanna, for a chat about career shift, finding purpose, and living your best life.

Hi from Alex + baby

06:23 | Feb 4th, 2018

We wanted to drop a note saying hi to everyone! Stay tuned for season 3 this Spring.

Revisiting: Kenya on Trying to Conceive

52:02 | Dec 17th, 2017

In a rebroadcast of one of our most popular episodes, Alex sits down with Kenya to discuss the journey through trying to conceive.

Revisiting: Laura on Social Anxiety + Motherhood

32:21 | Dec 10th, 2017

In a rebroadcast of one of our most popular episodes, Alex sits down with author and chef, Laura Miller, to discuss the internet, how she's finding peace while journeying with mental health challenges, and being a wife and new mother.

Revisiting: Melinda on Self-Healing & Activism

1:01:01 | Nov 26th, 2017

In this week's rebroadcast of one of our most popular episodes, Alex sits down with mother, educator and social activist Melinda Alexander to discuss everything from self-healing and education to motherhood and activism.

Revisiting: Ajolique on Loss

32:09 | Nov 19th, 2017

It's a rebroadcast of our very first episode as Alex sits down with her dear friend, Ajolique, to talk about life after loss and navigating through grief's many stages.

Revisiting: Roe on Minimalism

46:37 | Nov 12th, 2017

In the rebroadcast of a listeners' favorite episode, Alex sits down with Roe of BrownKids to discuss financial freedom and her journey through minimalism as a person of color.

Episode 22: Racheal on Learning Lessons

44:17 | Oct 22nd, 2017

Alex sits down with yoga instructor Racheal Weathers to wrap up season 2 of the show! In this finale episode, entrepreneurship, boundaries, career, and self-worth are the topics of conversation. Enjoy!

Episode 21: Alicia and Diana on Resilience in Business

41:29 | Oct 1st, 2017

Alex sits down with the women behind Greenheart Juice Shop to discuss transforming loss into passion, walking in your truth, and leaning on sisterhood.

Episode 20: Gabe on Family, Blessings and Infertility

45:59 | Sep 24th, 2017

Alex sits down for an intimate talk with entrepreneur Gabrielle to discuss family, career, fertility and the new babies that are on the way.

Episode 19: Erica on Leaning into Community

47:44 | Sep 17th, 2017

Alex sits down with doula Erica Chidi-Cohen to discuss community, entrepreneurship, birth work, and how representation matters.

Episode 18: Melinda on Self-Healing + Activism

1:01:40 | Sep 3rd, 2017

Alex sits down with mother, educator and social activist Melinda Alexander to discuss everything from self-healing and education to motherhood and activism.

Episode 17: Anthonia on Diversifying Motherhood

46:12 | Aug 27th, 2017

Alex sits down with Anthonia of mater mea to discuss her journey in creating a WOC-focused platform, interracial + interfaith relationship and growing up with immigrant parents.

Episode 16: Dana on Self-Awareness Through Yoga

44:33 | Aug 20th, 2017

Alex sits down with yoga instructor Dana Falsetti to discuss self-awareness, social activism, body image, and more.

Episode 15: Laura on Social Anxiety + Motherhood

42:00 | Aug 13th, 2017

Alex sits down with author and chef, Laura Miller, to discuss the internet, how she's finding peace while journeying with mental health challenges, and being a wife and new mother.

Episode 14: Kenya on Trying to Conceive

1:01:38 | Jul 30th, 2017

Alex sits down with Kenya to discuss the journey through trying to conceive.

Episode 13: Erin on Building a Business

42:42 | Jul 23rd, 2017

Alex sits down with small business owner Erin Watson to discuss how her passion for interior design morphed into a successful cabinetry company.

Episode 12: Seleena on Mental Health

42:37 | Jul 16th, 2017

Alex sits down with Dr. Seleena Smith to discuss mental health in the prison system.

Listeners on Self-Care

14:38 | Jul 9th, 2017

We wanted to hear from you! Thank you for sharing your self-care tips + tricks.

End of Season 1

05:13 | Jun 18th, 2017

See you in July for season 2.

Episode 11: Brandi on Conscious Parenting

39:23 | Jun 4th, 2017

Alex sits down with doula, Brandi Jackson, to discuss career and raising children of color.

Episode 10: Joanna on Wellness

48:15 | May 28th, 2017

Alex sits down with wellness coach, Joanna, for a chat about career shift, finding purpose, and living your best life.

Episode 9: Valencia on Teaching as Activism

45:12 | May 21st, 2017

Alex sits down with Valencia Clay to discuss being a woman of color educator who is passionate about teaching her students outside of the box, and the impacts that healing and mental health has played in her life.

Episode 8: Liz on Miscarriage + Motherhood

44:37 | May 14th, 2017

Alex sits down with a dear friend for a special Mother's Day episode centered around miscarriage and how it shapes motherhood.

Episode 7: CP Patrick on Writing

46:41 | May 7th, 2017

Alex sits down with author CP Patrick to discuss writing, finding her voice, and shifts in life.

Episode 6: Roe on Minimalism

44:00 | Apr 23rd, 2017

Alex sits down with Roe of BrownKids to discuss financial freedom and her journey through minimalism as a person of color.

Episode 5: Kellee on Surviving

50:33 | Apr 16th, 2017

Alex sits down with her aunt to discuss surviving and trusting faith.

Episode 4: Deun on Creating Authentically

42:12 | Apr 9th, 2017

Alex sits down with artist, Deun Ivory, to discuss her creative process, married life, and individuality.

Episode 3: Denisio on Identity

43:33 | Apr 2nd, 2017

Alex and her close friend Denisio discuss gender, love after divorce, and maneuvering a creative career in a new city.

Episode 2: Erika on Separation

43:23 | Mar 26th, 2017

In this episode of hey, girl. we are chatting with wedding + lifestyle photographer, Erika Layne, about entrepreneurship, piecing love back together, and self-care.

Episode 1: Ajolique on Loss

35:25 | Mar 12th, 2017

In our very first episode, we sit down with my dear friend, Ajolique, to talk about life after loss and navigating through grief's many stages.

Trailer

05:33 | Mar 8th, 2017

The first episode of author Alex Elle's hey, girl. - a podcast that unites the voices of phenomenal women near and far - arrives this Sunday, March 12. Alex sits down with people who inspire her - from friends to family members and strangers, the hey...Show More