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"For the love" of...People. Home. Stories. Shoes. Family. Jesus. Community. TV. Travel. Food. Culture. The hilarious best-selling author and star of HGTV’s “My Big Family Renovation” invites you to drop by and catch up with her friends as they laugh ...Show More

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Sandi Patty: The Legendary Christian Singer Finds Her Personal Voice

1:10:47 | Feb 5th

You asked, we listened: this is the kick-off episode of our For the Love of Music series! We’ll hear from artists of all stripes and genres, and find out what inspires them to create songs that touch our hearts like nothing else can. No doubt today’s...Show More

Therapy Is a Gift for Everyone: Onsite’s Miles Adcox

1:04:00 | Jan 31st

One of the bravest, most impactful good changes we can make is to care for our emotional wellness. Each day we carry so many thoughts, memories and dreams that shape the stories we tell about ourselves. When we’re ready to live a new story, or maybe ...Show More

Stuck? Just Do the Next Right Thing: Emily P. Freeman

58:24 | Jan 24th

When you have no idea what to do next, it feels like you’re drowning in a lake of neverending to-do lists, homework, laundry, and dreams on hold. In a word, it’s *overwhelming.* How do we begin to take charge and find a way out of the chaos? In the w...Show More

Give Yourself the Gift of Done: Jon Acuff

1:05:53 | Jan 15th

With the new year comes new pressure to CHANGE. OUR. LIVES. This is the year we’re finally going to lose the weight, finish the project, clean out ALL the closets. Time after time, so many of us find life gets in the way. And when we can’t attain the...Show More

Undoing the Shame of Our Body Image Struggles: Hillary McBride

1:08:05 | Jan 8th

What would our lives be like if we spent less time thinking and talking about the way we look? What If we stopped comparing our bodies and bemoaning our “flaws”? Researchers report 85–95% of women are extremely dissatisfied with their bodies. How can...Show More

Small Steps to a Happier Life: Gretchen Rubin

52:03 | Jan 1st

Lawyer-turned-writer Gretchen Rubin fancied herself a happy person. She had a job she liked, a husband and two daughters she loved, a life she enjoyed. But one day she found herself wondering, “Could I be happier?” So she set out to change her life—n...Show More

Best of For the Love: Emily Ley on Simplified Living

1:02:03 | Dec 25th, 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the For the Love team! This week, we’re previewing our brand-new series for the new year, For the Love of Good Change, and bringing back one of our most downloaded episodes (not to mention one of our favorite g...Show More

Angels & Peacemakers: Mending the Divides

1:05:35 | Dec 18th, 2018

Susan Ramirez and Jon Huckins are giving their all in some of *the* hardest work: lending voices and love to two communities who are suffering deeply. In our last episode of For the Love of Giving, we’re going to talk with Susan and Jon about the pro...Show More

Ty Pennington Lives (and Gives!) to the Extreme

46:30 | Dec 11th, 2018

People give in all kinds of ways. Some give talent. Others give quality time. Some use their influence to shine a light on struggles we need to know about. Our next guest, Ty Pennington, has given in each of these avenues—and shared a few laughs with...Show More

Charity: Water CEO Scott Harrison’s Thirst for Change

59:21 | Dec 4th, 2018

“What would the opposite of my life look like?” Today’s guest, Charity: Water founder Scott Harrison, was a Jesus kid turned high-end club promoter, with all the luxury and excess that comes with it. Unfulfilled by his pursuit of “more” and desperate...Show More

How to Help the Helpers: Pure Charity’s Mike Rusch and Legacy Collective’s Faitth Brooks

1:06:32 | Nov 27th, 2018

When Fred Rogers was a boy (stay with us here) and he would see scary things on the news, his mother would tell him, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Fret not, dear ones: Mr. Rogers’ mother is still right. For this...Show More

The Hatmakers’ Favorite Things Returns: 2nd Annual Holiday Gift Guide!

1:12:40 | Nov 21st, 2018

Back by popular demand, it’s one of our very favorite episodes: the Hatmakers’ Holiday Gift Guide! Our resident gift-giving champ (and Jen’s husband) Brandon is back to highlight twelve companies creating top-shelf products and making a difference in...Show More

The Popcast’s Knox McCoy and Jamie Golden: Binge-Watching with Our TV Soulmates

1:01:17 | Nov 13th, 2018

You know those friends who know exactly what to watch and never steer you wrong? The friend who had an actual Smoke Monster terrorize guests during LOST watch parties? That other friend who does 7,000-word recaps of The Bachelor? These are (literally...Show More

Kimmy Schmidt’s Ellie Kemper Dishes on The Office, Tina Fey, and Her Squirrel Days

1:03:26 | Nov 6th, 2018

Between her roles in The Office and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, you knew Ellie Kemper had to be delightful in real life—and we’re thrilled to confirm you’re absolutely right! Today Ellie joins our For the Love of TV series, as we continue to dive into...Show More

Kimberly Williams-Paisley: Lighting Up Our TV Screens and Her World

1:02:39 | Oct 30th, 2018

This week we’re rolling out the red carpet for a woman with a ton of talent and a heart of gold: Jen’s delightful friend, actor Kimberly Williams-Paisley! You’ve seen Kim in TV and movies since the ‘90s when she got her breakthrough role in Father of...Show More

The Good Place’s Jameela Jamil: Loving Your Body, No Filter Required.

57:05 | Oct 23rd, 2018

It’s not every day that you find a hilarious TV show that features moral philosophers and tries to answer “What does it mean to be a good person?” But then again, not every show is NBC’s The Good Place. And today on For the Love, we’re over-the-top t...Show More

Kathie Lee Gifford: Getting Real with a Morning TV Icon

44:59 | Oct 16th, 2018

Put on your yoga pants and grab some popcorn, because today, ladies and gents, we start a brand-new series: For the Love of TV! And there’s no one better to hold court on our first episode than the Queen of Daytime TV herself, Kathie Lee Gifford! Swa...Show More

BONUS EPISODE - Reaching Across The Aisle: Beto O’Rourke, and Pantsuit Politics

1:23:46 | Oct 11th, 2018

It’s been bananas in the political sphere the past few years, but you knew that. You may not think you have a voice in any of the chaos, but frankly you do—because We The People get to decide who represents us and our values. Your thoughts, your idea...Show More

Ask Jen! All Your Book and Writing Questions Answered

1:18:24 | Oct 9th, 2018

What was the hardest book for Jen to write? How’s the new book coming along? How on earth do we dip a toe into the publishing waters? And when is she going to write us a cookbook?! No doubt each of us in the For the Love community has had a question ...Show More

Piecing Shattered Dreams into a Beautiful Story: Shannan Martin

1:09:00 | Oct 2nd, 2018

When we’re kids, we each think about the lives we want when we’re older. What if you worked hard for years to make that dream—a loving husband, doting children, a farmhouse with a literal white-picket fence—a reality? And then, all of a sudden, you’r...Show More

Tell Me More, Kelly Corrigan: A Live Show with the Poet Laureate of the Ordinary

1:27:33 | Sep 25th, 2018

This is a special week in For the Love world, because it’s our very first live podcast! A few weeks ago, Jen and author Kelly Corrigan hosted 150 women in Jen’s backyard in Buda, Texas, and today we get to share this conversation with you, our belove...Show More

Writing from Opposite Sides: Jodi Picoult Asks the Big Questions

1:10:48 | Sep 18th, 2018

We’re forging ahead in our For the Love of Books series, and today we host one of the most distinctive and decorated novelists of our time, a woman who challenges us to chew on why we believe what we believe: New York Times bestselling author Jodi Pi...Show More

Books as Mirrors and Windows: Kwame Alexander’s Identity Through Words

55:57 | Sep 11th, 2018

Our book series is in full swing, and we’re loving the conversations about reading and how words help us voice what really matters to us! This week’s guest is author, poet, and educator Kwame Alexander. And if you’ve never been into poetry, Kwame is ...Show More

Use Your Words to Raise Your Voice with Kathy Khang

1:09:26 | Sep 4th, 2018

There's never been a time when words matter more. They have the force to spark ideas, to build, to topple the status quo. Words enter the world when you use your voice. But what is your voice? For some of us, we're not even sure what our voice sounds...Show More

Bringing Your Story to Life: Imperfect Courage with Jessica Honegger

57:28 | Aug 28th, 2018

Welcome to a brand spanking new series that we are just tickled to launch—For the Love of Books! It’s not like we don’t talk about books all the time anyway, but now we’re dedicating an entire series to officially having amazing conversations with wr...Show More

Purposeful Parenting: Two Determined Mamas Talk Fostering, Adoption, and Special Needs

1:17:07 | Aug 21st, 2018

Our Parenting series wraps up with an episode that our tribe has requested overwhelmingly. As parents, we are all doing the best we can to raise great kids. But what about the challenges we didn’t expect? What about the kids who have been left behind...Show More

Working Moms Stretched Too Thin: Jessica Turner On Work-Life Satisfaction

1:13:01 | Aug 14th, 2018

Over 70% of moms in America work, and let’s face it: they’re pulled in a thousand directions. More than ever, the pressure is sky high to do All The Things well: birthday parties, presentations, laundry, answering emails. There hardly seems time to k...Show More

Jen’s Parents Tell It All: Real-Time Parenting with Larry & Jana King PART 2

57:08 | Aug 7th, 2018

It’s the second half of the epic interview with Jana and Larry King—AKA Jen’s very own parents! In this part of the chat, Jana and Larry dish parenting gold as they talk about solutions for sibling rivalry, how to make tough parenting calls, how to w...Show More

Jen’s Parents Tell It All: Real-Time Parenting with Larry & Jana King PART 1

1:03:27 | Aug 3rd, 2018

This episode is an important chapter in For the Love Podcast history, because we have the most exceptional parenting experts on the show: Jen’s own parents! Jana and Larry King have been married for forty-seven years and had four children, and they’v...Show More

Parenting Through All Stages: When to Hold On & When to Let Go, with Dr. Jim Burns

1:13:52 | Jul 31st, 2018

Parenting is a lifelong job, even after our children have flown the coop and are tending their own broods. Throughout the various stages, from the early “no sleep” baby years to the endless carpool years, we barely have the bandwidth to think about n...Show More

TV (and Real Life) Mom Candace Cameron’s Path to Gracious Parenting

52:15 | Jul 24th, 2018

From your mouth to Jen’s headphones, we’re starting a brand-new series you requested: For the Love of Parenting! This series will not only speak to those of us who are in the thick of parenting kids at every stage, but for those of us who are learnin...Show More

Making Summer Camp Magic Last a Lifetime: Stacy and Darell Smith

59:14 | Jul 17th, 2018

Nearly forty years ago, they met at camp. Then they got married. Now they’re running the same camp! This week, we’re closing out For the Love of Summer with our crowdsourced episode, featuring Stacy and Darell Smith. For more than thirty years, Stacy...Show More

De-Stressing Summer Fashion with ModCloth’s Lizz Wasserman

48:15 | Jul 10th, 2018

School’s out, the pool/beach/lake is calling, and vacation is just around the corner. For many of us, summer fashion means flip flops, sundresses and living in our bathing suits. For others, summer clothing choices, where often “less is more,” can ca...Show More

You, A Book & A Beach: Must-Have Summer Reads from Modern Mrs. Darcy’s Anne Bogel

58:32 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Summertime is book time. Whether you’re by the pool, on a road trip, clutching your pearls in the AC, or on a cruise (#jealous), now’s the time to escape. And there’s no one better for book talk than Anne Bogel, author and founder of Modern Mrs. Darc...Show More

Living a Hands Free Summer with Rachel Macy Stafford

55:39 | Jun 26th, 2018

Rachel Macy Stafford was missing life. Her planner bulged, her phone buzzed, her calendar constantly full. In a painful moment of realization, Rachel discovered she was choosing distraction over connection with her young family—and she decided enough...Show More

Travelling the World with Kids Can be Fun: Tsh Oxenreider’s Summer Trip Tips

1:03:49 | Jun 19th, 2018

If there were ever a family travel expert, it’s Tsh Oxenreider. In 2014, Tsh and her husband Kyle sold their house, put all their stuff in storage, and went on an almost year-long trip around the world with their three kids—ages four, six, and nine. ...Show More

Advocating for Humanity: Blue Babies Pink's Brett Trapp on Reconciling (and Honoring) Who He Is

1:04:29 | Jun 12th, 2018

It’s the final episode in the “For the Love of Exploring Our Faith” series, and you guys begged to hear from this week’s guest. Not that we blame you—we love him, too! Brett Trapp is a marketing consultant and storyteller who lives in Atlanta’s Cabba...Show More

Learning to Walk in the Dark with Barbara Brown Taylor

55:25 | Jun 6th, 2018

What is saving our life right now? Having the matriarch of our favorite question as part of our “Exploring Our Faith” series this week!  Barbara Brown Taylor is a New York Times best-selling author, teacher, and Episcopal priest. Her last book, Learn...Show More

Loving, Leaving & Finding the Church with Rachel Held Evans 

1:07:03 | May 29th, 2018

This week we’re coming in strong in our For the Love of Exploring our Faith series with New York Times bestselling author, speaker and self-proclaimed “Bible Nerd,” Rachel Held Evans. Rachel’s writings have resonated with many of us who have walked t...Show More

“Me? Love Them?” Loving Everybody Always with Bob Goff

57:50 | May 22nd, 2018

We’re 5 episodes into our “For the Love of Exploring Our Faith” Series and the Christian guru of love himself, Bob Goff, joins Jen on the show this week. Bob’s journey has been one of taking risks, defying norms, and living by faith. A self-proclaime...Show More

Knowing Where We’ve Been To Get Where We’re Going: Austin Channing Brown

1:04:21 | May 15th, 2018

We continue to explore our faith in Eps 4 of this series with writer and speaker AUSTIN CHANNING BROWN. Austin is a practitioner who helps schools, nonprofits, and religious organizations confront racism and practice genuine inclusion. Her writing ha...Show More

Politics, Faith & Open Hearts with Joshua DuBois

1:09:02 | May 8th, 2018

Our powerful series “For the Love of Exploring Our Faith” continues with author, community leader and story-teller Josh DuBois. Josh has had the unique role of being “The President’s Pastor In Chief” during Barack Obama’s early years of presidency. H...Show More

Know Thyself: Faith & The Enneagram with Ian Morgan Cron

1:05:11 | Apr 30th, 2018

The Enneagram has surged back into popular culture the last couple of years. This personality test is marked by its unique (and ancient) principles that help us better understand ourselves. Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve probably heard “numb...Show More

Never Leave the Gospel Behind: Lisa Sharon Harper

1:07:38 | Apr 24th, 2018

We have a powerful start to a brand-new series: For the Love of Exploring Our Faith. Speaker, writer and activist Lisa Sharon Harper comes from a long line of Americans—African-Americans who have been in America since 1687. Slavery existed in her fam...Show More

Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls Co-Founder Meredith Walker on the Unscripted Path

1:07:39 | Apr 17th, 2018

Closing out our For the Love of Women Who Built series, we have Meredith Walker, the Co-Founder of Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, an organization which is dedicated to helping young people cultivate their authentic selves. They emphasize intelligence and...Show More

Sara Cunningham Gives “Free Mom Hugs” to LGBTQ Community

1:05:08 | Apr 10th, 2018

You spoke—we listened. Sara Cunningham was your nominee from the tribe for the last episode of our “Women Who Built It,” series and we couldn’t be more thrilled to hear about what she is building.  When Sara’s son came to her with the decision that h...Show More

Latasha Morrison: Building Bridges Through Black and White Conversations

59:28 | Mar 28th, 2018

Our fabulous “Women Who Built It” series continues with the founder of Be The Bridge, Latasha Morrison. Latasha’s mission is to encourage racial reconciliation among all ethnicities, to promote racial unity in America, and to develop others to do the...Show More

A Time to Lead, A Time to Follow: Nicole Walters on Chasing The Next Thing

1:03:56 | Mar 20th, 2018

Episode 3 of the “For The Love of Women Who Built It" series features the feisty and funny Nicole Walters. At just 28 years old, Nicole was a top-selling executive at Fortune 500's and was managing multi-billion dollar business relationships for an S...Show More

Becca Stevens of Thistle Farms: An Enterprise for Women Built On Love

1:01:00 | Mar 13th, 2018

Episode 2 in our “For the Love of Women Who Built It” features the fearless and heroic (CNN even awarded her with nomination as a 2017 CNN Hero) Becca Stevens, the president and founder of Thistle Farms. Becca describes her “aha” moment 21 years ago ...Show More

Leading Where You Live: Jo Saxton on Knowing Your Influence

1:03:05 | Mar 6th, 2018

It’s new series time, and we’re excited about this 6-part series featuring “Women Who Built It.” This series is filled with women who are slaying in their careers. They’re building amazing spaces in business, ministry, and culture, and they’re here t...Show More

Eat Cake and Be Brave: Melissa Radke's Funny Formula for Life

59:08 | Feb 27th, 2018

We close out with a last laugh in our "For the Love of Laughter" series with none other than one of our own. We asked you:  "Who's funny? Who is that funny person we should absolutely have on the podcast?" And you responded--Melissa Radke!  Melissa i...Show More

It’s Okay To Laugh: Comedian John Crist

58:53 | Feb 21st, 2018

John Crist has a gift for making us laugh at ourselves. John was the middle child in a family of 8 kids and found his comedic sensibilities while growing up in the church. His humor gently pokes fun at some of our religious “sacred cows,” and gives u...Show More

“God Wants Me to Tell Jokes??”: Anjelah​ Johnson’s Divine Comedic Rise

54:06 | Feb 13th, 2018

Anjelah Johnson didn’t always want to be a comedian. Her dream was to be an actress, and after a short stint as an Oakland Raiders cheerleader, she followed that path to L.A. With a lot of time on her hands, and no leads in sight, she did a lot of pr...Show More

Behind the Laughter with “Chewbacca Mom” Candace Payne

1:01:59 | Feb 6th, 2018

Episode 2 of our “For the Love of Laughter” series features “Chewbacca Mom” herself - Candace Payne! You may remember a little video of a mom in her car who bought a Star Wars Chewbacca Mask (presumably for her kids), but was so entertained by it her...Show More

The Heart of Humor with Kevin Nealon & Susan Yeagley

1:03:01 | Jan 29th, 2018

This week we start a brand new series - For the Love of Laughter! Jen’s love for comedy inspired this series, and with all we have going in our world today, it seemed like the perfect time for a good guffaw. Our guests this week are comedian and SNL ...Show More

It’s Never Too Late To Start Over: Donna Cheek & Sheila Lynch From Glory Haus

49:54 | Jan 23rd, 2018

We’re wrapping up our “For the Love of New Beginnings” Series, and we’ll just warn you, episode 5 may involve a tear or two. Our guests this week, as always for the last episode in a series, are straight from Jen’s tribe. Jen had occasion to meet Don...Show More

From Turkey Burner to Entrepreneur: Embracing Your Potential with Rachel Hollis

1:06:03 | Jan 16th, 2018

This week on episode 4 of our “For the Love of New Beginnings” series, Jen talks with the amazing Rachel Hollis, founder of the lifestyle website TheChicSite.com and CEO of her own media company, Chic Media.  Rachel shares the auspicious beginnings o...Show More

Creating Connection in the New Year: Kristin Schell & The Turquoise Table

54:46 | Jan 9th, 2018

It’s Episode #3 of our phenomenal “For the Love of New Beginnings” Series. This week, Jen talks to Kristin Schell, the author of The Turquoise Table and leader of the Front Yard People movement. Kristin shares how she was longing for connection and b...Show More

Finding The Way to Your True Self: Enneagram Expert Chris Heuertz

1:03:39 | Jan 2nd, 2018

Our “For the Love of New Beginnings” series continues strong with Enneagram expert Chris Heuertz. Are you a 2 (The Helper) or perhaps an 8 (The Challenger)? Or maybe a 3 (The Achiever), like Jen? If you don’t know what the heck we’re talking about, w...Show More

Emily Ley: Creating Space for Joy with Simplified Living

1:00:51 | Dec 26th, 2017

Happy New Year and Happy New Series;  For the Love of New Beginnings!  We’re going to dive into the top of the year with guests who have had to start over, re-invent themselves, embrace new seasons, refresh or reset; and we'll learn first-hand how th...Show More

For the Love of Fall Eps 5: Open Homes and Open Hearts: A Christmas Story From the Tribe

50:41 | Dec 19th, 2017

To close out our "For the Love of Fall & Holidays" series, we have a story from one of our own from the Tribe. We asked you to tell us about someone you knew who was opening their hearts, homes and tables to others during the holidays in unique and a...Show More

Dr. Henry Cloud & John Townsend: Wise Men [and Women] Bring Gifts of Boundaries at the Holidays

1:26:35 | Dec 11th, 2017

It's the most wonderful (and volatile) time of the year and this fourth episode in our "For the Love of Fall & Holidays" series is a can't-miss. If your holiday routine has become a pattern of stretching yourself too thin, tirelessly trying to please...Show More

For the Love of Fall Eps 3: Must-Have Fall & Holiday Fashion For Every Body with Evereve

44:06 | Dec 6th, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and amidst the swirl of shopping, cooking, traveling, parties and endless holiday activities—none of us have time to be asking the question…”whatever will I wear?” Looking good while doing all the holiday thin...Show More

For the Love of Fall & Holidays: BONUS EPISODE - The Hatmaker's Favorite Things

1:04:03 | Nov 30th, 2017

Jen and her husband Brandon, who she dubs as the “heavyweight champion of gift giving,” record a special podcast together to discuss their favorite gift giving ideas for 2017!  PLUS hear behind-the-scenes stories about Jen’s many earnest attempts to ...Show More

For the Love of Fall Eps 2: Football, Fashion & Fun with Melanie Shankle

54:22 | Nov 28th, 2017

Jen has an epic chat with one of her favorite fellow fall football fans--New York Times bestselling author, Melanie Shankle. You won't want to miss their school song sing-off, their thoughts on game day foods, and learning why Melanie actually stayed...Show More

For the Love of Fall & Holidays: Eps 1 - Dishing with The Pioneer Woman: Ree Drummond

1:08:21 | Nov 21st, 2017

What’s more fun than perusing fall recipes from a Pioneer Woman cookbook on a chilly fall day? Actually talking with the Pioneer Woman!  Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman herself, joins the show this week! She and Jen dish about fall football, ranch li...Show More

For the Love of Food Eps 5: The Tribe at The Table

1:16:16 | Nov 15th, 2017

We’re wrapping up our “For the Love of Food” series with stories from you--Jen’s Tribe--of how you're gathering with food in the best possible ways!  Tanorria Askew quit her corporate job and followed her cooking dreams—she made it to the final 4 of ...Show More

For the Love of Food Eps 4: Shipt CEO Bill Smith Makes Our Grocery Dreams Come True

44:36 | Nov 7th, 2017

Bill Smith had us at, “hello, may I deliver your groceries right to your home??” He’s the CEO and founder of Shipt, a membership-based grocery marketplace that delivers fresh foods and household essentials straight to people’s houses. He basically in...Show More

For the Love of Food Eps 3: Melissa D’Arabian – The Gift of Food

1:06:18 | Oct 30th, 2017

Our food series is ramping up with beloved celebrity chef, best-selling author, and mom of four, Melissa D’Arabian. Melissa was launched into the world of celebrity chef-dom by winning season 5 of “The Next Food Network Star” and started her first sh...Show More

For the Love of Food Eps 2: Danielle Walker - The Healing Power of Food

1:01:01 | Oct 24th, 2017

Danielle Walker is the author and photographer of the New York Times Best Selling cookbook Against all Grain. Danielle battled an autoimmune disorder that baffled doctors. Convinced it had everything to do with what she was eating, Danielle started e...Show More

For the Love of Food Eps 1: Aarti Sequeira -The Life Behind the Party

1:16:37 | Oct 18th, 2017

Welcome to our all new series on (wait for it) FOOD!  We kick off this series on one of our most FAVORITE topics with the amazing cookbook author and host of Food Network’s Aarti Party, Aarti Sequeira! Aarti got her start as a journalist and working ...Show More

For the Love of Moxie Eps 9 – Chrissy Kelly: How to Survive When Your Dreams Dissolve

1:04:29 | Oct 9th, 2017

When Jen's Tribe speaks, we get the most incredible guests, and for the wrap-up of our Moxie series, Chrissy Kelly is no exception.  We asked you to tell us who you knew that had the most “moxie” – someone who epitomizes grit, determination and perse...Show More

For the Love of Moxie Eps 8: Discovering That YOU Are Good Enough with Amena Brown

1:05:02 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Jen meets up with her feisty and funny friend, Amena Brown. Amena is an author, spoken word poet, speaker and event host.  Amena shares some of the story of how she came into her own; which she also recounts in her new book "How To Fix a Broken Recor...Show More

For the Love of Moxie Eps 7: Nichole Nordeman – Music, Motherhood & Moxie

59:29 | Sep 26th, 2017

Jen interviews her “ride or die” friend; musician, songwriter and author, Nichole Nordeman. Nichole and Jen will be taking off together for the “Moxie Matters” tour (coming to a city near you starting October 2017 - moxiematterstour.com ). They share...Show More

For the Love of Moxie Eps 6: Glennon Doyle – Finding Beauty In the Mess

1:10:29 | Sep 18th, 2017

Jen and Glennon have a conversation about the flip side of moxie—the mess that usually precedes it. Glennon is the wildly popular curator of the online community “Momastery.” She is a best-selling author of the book “Carry On, Warrior,” and her lates...Show More

For the Love of Moxie Eps 5: Anna LeBaron & Ruth Wariner - Unyielding Courage

1:15:59 | Sep 12th, 2017

We asked Jen’s tribe to submit stories of women they knew who defined “moxie” like no others. Overwhelmingly, Anna LeBaron and Ruth Wariner, authors of The Polygamist’s Daughter and The Sound of Gravel, respectively, were at the top of the list.  Ann...Show More

For the Love of Moxie Eps 4: Business With Purpose - Jessica Honegger of The Noonday Collection

1:04:08 | Sep 6th, 2017

In our continuing series featuring women with "moxie," Jen visits with fellow Austinite and good friend Jessica Honegger, who built her company, Noonday Collection, as a socially responsible fashion brand to help artisans who live in vulnerable commu...Show More

For the Love of Moxie Eps 3: Melissa Hartwig - Food, Freedom & The Whole30

57:43 | Aug 29th, 2017

The Whole30. You've done it. Jen's done it. Someone you know is on it right now. Melissa Hartwig is the co-founder of this wildly successful dietary program that has helped millions of people transform their health, habits and relationship with food....Show More

For the Love Of Moxie Eps 2: Getting Vulnerable With Dr. Brené Brown

1:10:43 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Researcher & storyteller Dr. Brené Brown brings us her thoughts on shame, suffering, courage and vulnerability during this week’s conversation with Jen; drawing from her many years as a research professor, and as a woman who is seeking her most authe...Show More

For the Love of Moxie Eps 1: Luvvie Ajayi – Authenticity in a Branded World

47:55 | Aug 14th, 2017

Kicking off the new “For the Love of Moxie” series is Luvvie Anjayi, a hilarious writer and blogger who epitomizes what “moxie” is all about. Fierce and funny, Luvvie’s blog, awesomelyluvvie.com, has a massive following, and her new book I’m Judging ...Show More

For The Love of Girlfriends Eps 5: Real Girlfriends Stories from The Tribe

1:08:44 | Aug 7th, 2017

Jen asked YOU, her Tribe, to tell us your best friendship stories. After hundreds of responses on Facebook, we ended up with two sets of friends sharing their amazing stories with Jen—probably the most touching friendship stories you will ever hear! ...Show More

For the Love of Girlfriends Eps 4: Friendship = Fun with Annie Downs 

53:21 | Aug 1st, 2017

Nobody has more fun with their friends than Annie F. Downs (the “F” stands for “fun!”). Author of 100 Days to Be Brave, Annie is a national speaker and lover of banjos, boiled peanuts, and Westward expansion (???) --we promise; it will all make sense...Show More

For the Love of Girlfriends Eps 3: Shasta Nelson - Girlfriends Can Save the World

44:19 | Jul 24th, 2017

Did you know that there is a science around “girlfriendhood?” Shasta Nelson, a noted “friendship expert” and author of a book series on friendships, does. Shasta’s life work is to help women make and keep great friendships, and she has studied the ac...Show More

For the Love of Girlfriends Eps 2: Vicki Iovine - The Girlfriend’s Guide to…Girlfriends!

42:40 | Jul 17th, 2017

When talking about girlfriends, no one has more insight than the original “best girlfriend” herself – Vicki Iovine! Author of the “Girlfriends Guide” series, Vicki has guided a slew of women through pregnancy, motherhood, toddlers, and even getting t...Show More

For the Love of Girlfriends Eps 1: Shauna Niequist – Savoring Your Friendships

49:33 | Jul 12th, 2017

In our debut podcast, Jen talks with her good girlfriend Shauna Niequist, author of Present Over Perfect. Jen and Shauna swap stories about their friendship and how their circle of girlfriends give them life, laughter and encouragement. They also dis...Show More