The Confident Woman Podcast

by Rachel Brooks

Welcome to The Confident Woman Podcast! We're here to keep it real, raw, and relatable. Join us on a journey to becoming your best and most confident self!

Hosted by Rachel Brooks, an award-winning author, entrepreneur, and founder of The Confident Woman®, our podcast is for women who want to become more confident and successful—personally, professionally, and relationally.

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Podcast episodes

  • The Power of a Small Audience: Big Income Strategies with Marion Wagner

    The Power of a Small Audience: Big Income Strategies with Marion Wagner

    In this episode, Rachel is joined by income growth strategist Marion Wagner, who specializes in helping online service-based entrepreneurs create six-figure game plans without relying on a large social media following. Together, they dive deep into redefining success and creating a life and business that you love on your own terms. Marion shares her journey from being a school psychologist to a successful blogger and entrepreneur, offering invaluable insights and strategies for those just starting, those who are stuck, and those looking to redefine their definition of success. Tune in for empowering advice, practical tips, and real-life stories that will inspire you to take charge of your entrepreneurial journey. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction and Guest Introduction 00:42 Unpacking the Realities of Online Entrepreneurship 02:13 Marion's Journey: From School Psychologist to Successful Blogger 03:30 Finding Authenticity and Success in Blogging 05:31 The Importance of Consistency and Passion 08:08 Defining Success on Your Own Terms 14:31 Balancing Work and Life: A Personal Story 20:19 The Value of a Small, Engaged Audience 22:15 Overcoming Limiting Self-Beliefs 22:48 Impact of Small Communities 24:59 The Power of an Engaged Email List 28:08 Rejection as Redirection 30:02 Defining Personal Success 33:43 Sustainable Content Creation 39:16 Leveraging Long-Form Content 40:33 Conclusion and Next Steps Community, Resources & Links: Join us inside The Confident Woman Community. We would LOVE to hear from you! Leave your questions or messages RIGHT HERE Sign Up For MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Connect with Marion Wagner: Website: MarionWagnerCoaching.com Instagram: instagram.com/marionwagnercoaching LinkedIn Connect with Rachel: Website: iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, & Self-Love" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn

  • From Surviving to Thriving: Overcoming Adversity with Grace and Strength

    From Surviving to Thriving: Overcoming Adversity with Grace and Strength

    Are you tired of just surviving? Life throws curveballs, and it's easy to get stuck feeling overwhelmed. But what if you could thrive instead? This week on The Confident Woman Podcast, we're diving into overcoming adversity with grace and strength. Learn how to: Turn setbacks into stepping stones: Failure is a natural part of growth! Discover how to reframe your perspective and build resilience. Develop a growth mindset: Believe in your ability to learn and improve. Challenges are opportunities to build new skills and become your strongest self. Embrace your inner strength: You've already overcome so much. Learn the tools and strategies to navigate any obstacle that comes your way. Ready to stop surviving and start thriving? Listen to this episode now and join The Confident Woman Community to share your story and get support! Plus, don't forget to subscribe for more inspiring content and actionable strategies to become your most confident self! Timestamps: 00:00 Welcome to The Confident Woman Podcast 00:22 Diving into Overcoming Adversity 00:57 Shifting from Surviving to Thriving 01:40 Embracing Failure as a Stepping Stone 04:49 Developing a Growth Mindset 07:56 The Importance of Community and Support 10:03 Celebrating Resilience and Strength 13:05 Final Thoughts and Community Invitation Community: Join us inside The Confident Woman Community and share your story of overcoming adversity! Together, we can inspire and support each other on this journey. Resources & Links: We would LOVE to hear from you! Leave your questions or messages for Rachel RIGHT HERE Sign Up For MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Connect with Rachel: Website: https://www.iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, and Self-Love" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn

  • Visibility On Purpose: Why Press Matters for Brand Growth with Lydia Bagarozza & Bridget Aileen Sicsko

    Visibility On Purpose: Why Press Matters for Brand Growth with Lydia Bagarozza & Bridget Aileen Sicsko

    Get Seen, Get Heard, Get Booked! Get Ready for Media Exposure Secrets from Visibility on Purpose! In this week's episode, Rachel Brooks chats with Lydia Bagarozza, co-founder of Visibility on Purpose. Lydia spills the tea on: The power of purposeful visibility. Learn how to strategically amplify your brand (whether you're an author, entrepreneur, or creator!) Crafting a winning media pitch. Discover how to get noticed by journalists and land media placements. Building relationships that last. Learn how to connect with writers and build long-term success. Media exposure made easy. Strategies for entrepreneurs to gain media attention Bonus! Lydia also introduces two incredible resources: The Pitch Party course: Empower yourself to confidently pitch your story to the media. The PR Assistant Certification: Expand your skillset and become a valuable asset with PR expertise. Ready to step into the spotlight and build a powerful, visible brand? Press play and learn how to get seen, get heard, and get booked with Visibility on Purpose! Community, Resources & Links: Join us inside The Confident Woman Community. We would LOVE to hear from you! Leave your questions or messages RIGHT HERE Sign Up For MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Connect with Lydia & Bridget: Website: visibilityonpurpose.com Instagram: instagram.com/visibilityonpurpose YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@visibilityonpurpose Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/toptiermedia Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/visibilityonpurpose/ Connect with Rachel: Website: iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn

  • From Grief to Growth: Find Your Strength & Embrace Your Journey with Angie Leitnaker

    From Grief to Growth: Find Your Strength & Embrace Your Journey with Angie Leitnaker

    Feeling lost after a personal loss? You're not alone. But what if that loss could be the catalyst for incredible growth? This week on The Confident Woman Podcast, Rachel Brooks chats with Angie Leitnaker, a former teacher turned mentor and entrepreneur. Angie opens up about her transformative journey from grief to self-discovery, and how she learned to: Build a Strong Identity: Move beyond societal expectations and discover your true essence. Embrace All Your Emotions: Learn how to feel, heal, and navigate the full spectrum of human experience. Find Strength in Community: Discover the power of support and connection on your path to growth. Live with Flexibility: Let go of perfectionism and embrace life's unexpected turns with joy. Ready to turn your challenges into opportunities for growth? Tune in to learn how to find your strength and create a fulfilling life with Angie Leitnaker! Timestamps: 00:00 Welcome and Introduction to Angie's Journey 00:34 Angie's Personal Transformation: From Grief to Growth 05:18 Exploring Identity Beyond Roles and Titles 07:21 The Impact of Loss and the Quest for Identity 15:24 The Importance of Inner Fulfillment and Community Support 20:45 Embracing the Full Spectrum of Human Emotions 25:23 The Power of Inner Work: Transforming from the Inside Out 27:15 Embracing Emotions: The Key to Mental and Physical Health 30:39 The Journey of Self-Discovery and Embracing Flexibility 31:12 Living Intentionally: From Perfectionism to Flexibility 33:43 The Art of Letting Go and Embracing Life's Seasons 43:38 Community Support and Personal Empowerment Community, Resources & Links: Join us inside The Confident Woman Community. We would LOVE to hear from you! Leave your questions or messages RIGHT HERE Sign Up For MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Connect with Angie Leitnaker: Website: youare-empowerment.com Connect with Rachel: Website: iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, & Self-Love" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn

  • Building Hormone Health From Within with Kaely McDevitt

    Building Hormone Health From Within with Kaely McDevitt

    Feeling lost and confused with diet advice? Wish you understood how food impacts your hormones and confidence? This week, Rachel Brooks chats with Kaely McDevitt, a Registered Dietitian specializing in women's health. Together, they'll: Bust common diet myths! Learn the truth about what you really need to eat. Discover the power of food for hormone balance. Feel your best from the inside out. Unlock practical tips for building a healthy relationship with food. Nourish your body & mind for ultimate confidence. Learn about macronutrients & crafting a balanced eating plan. Fuel your body for optimal health & energy. Timestamps: 00:25 Empowering Women Through Nutrition 01:10 Kaely's Journey: From Dietitian to Women's Health Advocate 02:33 Challenging Nutrition Myths & Building a Healthy Lifestyle 03:24 The Importance of Hormones in Women's Health 08:36 Breaking the Cycle of Perfectionism in Nutrition 21:33 Practical Tips for Nourishing Your Body & Mind 26:41 Understanding Daily Caloric Intake 34:39 The Importance of Macronutrients 35:27 Deep Dive into Protein: The Under-Eaten Macronutrient 39:04 Balancing Fats & Carbs for Optimal Health 42:02 Crafting a Hormone Supportive Eating Plan Community, Resources & Links: "Fit From Within: 60 Days to Finding Freedom" journal, your guide to creating a healthy lifestyle & unleashing the confident woman within! FREE ​Calorie + Nutrition Calculator: Estimate your daily calorie & macronutrient needs based on your activity level & fitness goals. Join us inside The Confident Woman Community. We would LOVE to hear from you! Leave your questions or messages RIGHT HERE Sign Up For MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Connect with Kaely McDevitt: Website: kaelyrd.com Instagram: instagram.com/kaelyrd Free Download: kaelyrd.kartra.com/page/foptin Connect with Rachel: Website: iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, & Self-Love" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn