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

  • 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

  • Overcoming Information Overload to Achieve Your Goals

    Overcoming Information Overload to Achieve Your Goals

    Feeling overwhelmed by endless self-improvement tips? In an episode, Rachel Brooks addresses this issue and the challenges of information overload in the digital age. Rachel dives into how excessive self-improvement resources can lead to inaction and discusses the impact of information overload on personal development and wellness. She emphasizes the importance of simplifying the abundance of self-improvement advice available online and offers practical tips and strategies to help listeners navigate through the noise to find actionable solutions. Rachel encourages listeners to take a flexible, personalized approach to wellness and reminds them that true transformation comes from within so they can effectively take action toward their goals. Remember, true transformation is a personalized journey. This episode empowers you to find YOUR path to well-being, with flexibility and self-compassion at its core. Timestamps: 00:00 Welcome to The Confident Woman Podcast 00:23 Navigating Information Overload 02:10 The Essence of The Confident Woman Podcast 03:31 Holistic Health: The Fit from Within Philosophy 05:22 Practical Steps to Wellness and Confidence 10:29 Customizing Your Journey with The Confident Woman 17:00 Closing Thoughts and Invitation Ready to stop feeling overwhelmed and start thriving? Hit play and discover how The Confident Woman Podcast can help you unlock your confidence and become your best self! Community: Feeling lost on your self-care journey? Check out Rachel’s brand new journal: "Fit From Within: 60 Day to Finding Freedom" journal. It's your guide to creating a healthy lifestyle and unleashing the confident woman within! Share your biggest takeaways inside The Confident Woman Community. 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

  • Let's Get Fit From Within: A Holistic Way of Living and Being

    Let's Get Fit From Within: A Holistic Way of Living and Being

    Are you feeling burnt out, overwhelmed, and drowning in a sea of never-ending to-do lists? If so, you're not alone. However, what if true confidence isn't found by pushing yourself harder, but rather by prioritizing your own well-being? This week, let's take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life and explore a holistic approach to well-being known as "Fit From Within." Host Rachel Brooks will delve deep into why prioritizing your mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical needs is the key to unlocking your full potential. In this episode, Rachel will discuss the common struggle of putting ourselves first amidst life's many demands. She'll explore the challenge of balancing work, family, personal goals, and relationships without compromising our mental, emotional, and spiritual health. Rachel discusses the 'Fit From Within' philosophy, which focuses on four main areas: mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical well-being. 00:00 Welcome to The Confident Woman Podcast 00:24 The Struggle to Prioritize Ourselves 01:07 The Reality of Never-Ending Mondays 01:21 Multitasking vs. Prioritizing Self 04:37 The Journey to Self-Prioritization 07:22 Introducing the Fit From Within Philosophy 08:34 Exploring the Four Key Pillars of Wellbeing 14:44 Practical Steps for Self-Care and Prioritization 22:58 Closing Thoughts and Invitation to Explore More 26:24 Gratitude and Encouragement to Prioritize Yourself Ready to stop feeling depleted and start thriving? Press play and learn how to cultivate confidence from the inside out! Subscribe to The Confident Woman Podcast and share your self-care tips with us on social media! Community: Feeling lost on your self-care journey? Check out Rachel’s brand new journal: "Fit From Within: 60 Day to Finding Freedom" journal. It's your guide to creating a healthy lifestyle and unleashing the confident woman within! Share your biggest takeaways inside The Confident Woman Community. Connect with Rachel: Website: https://www.iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, and Self-Love" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn

  • How to Become Your Best Self and Build Unshakeable Confidence From Within

    How to Become Your Best Self and Build Unshakeable Confidence From Within

    In this episode of The Confident Woman Podcast, host Rachel Brooks tackles the universal challenge of building unshakable confidence. She explores the concept that even successful women struggle with self-doubt and how embracing these feelings can lead to growth. Rachel offers insights into recognizing and evicting negative self-talk and false narratives from our lives. She discusses the importance of challenging limiting beliefs, setting SMART goals, celebrating small wins, and the transformative power of community support. Emphasizing self-awareness and the power of gratitude, Rachel shares practical strategies from her 'Fit from Within' philosophy and journal to help listeners combat obstacles and embrace their confidence. This episode is a comprehensive guide for any woman on her journey to becoming her best, most confident self, featuring actionable steps and the invitation to join The Confident Woman community. 00:00 Welcome to The Confident Woman Podcast 00:22 Building Unshakable Confidence: The Journey Begins 01:08 Facing Our Inner Critic and Negative Self-Talk 03:07 Empowering Strategies for Overcoming Self-Doubt 03:51 Exploring the Roots of Confidence Issues in Women 08:19 Practical Tips for Cultivating Confidence 16:20 Joining Forces: The Power of Community 19:06 Taking Action: Steps Towards Unshakable Confidence 28:45 Conclusion and Invitation to Join the Community Love today's episode? Don't forget to share, subscribe, and leave us a review. ♡ Community: Share your biggest takeaways inside The Confident Woman Community. Get your copy: "Fit From Within: 60-Days to Finding Freedom" journal Connect with Rachel: Website: https://www.iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, and Self-Love" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn

  • I Decide: How to Get Unstuck and Live Your Best Life with Erin Lopez & Lisa Cox

    I Decide: How to Get Unstuck and Live Your Best Life with Erin Lopez & Lisa Cox

    In this episode, host Rachel Brooks welcomes Erin Lopez and Lisa Cox from the I Decide Darlings Podcast for an enriching conversation on empowerment, entrepreneurship, and the essence of making impactful decisions for a fulfilled life. Both Erin and Lisa share their personal and professional journeys, highlighting the transition from corporate roles to embracing entrepreneurship and the importance of making deliberate choices to design the life they desire. Together, they discuss mindset, overcoming imposter syndrome, and the significance of taking the first step toward change. Erin and Lisa also discuss their "I Decide" book and how it evolved into the "I Decide Darlings Podcast," a course aimed at helping others get unstuck and live their best lives. 00:00 Welcome to the Confident Woman Podcast 00:22 Introducing Erin Lopez and Lisa Cox: Entrepreneurs and Podcasters 01:05 Erin's Journey: From Fashion to Entrepreneurship 02:00 The Power of Decision: Writing a Book and Empowering Others 02:42 Lisa's Path: Corporate Dreams to Direct Sales Success 05:54 Unpacking Entrepreneurship and Personal Growth 20:09 Launching 'I Decide Darlings' Podcast and Creating Impact 26:47 Tips for Getting Unstuck and Embracing Change 32:35 Final Thoughts and How to Connect 37:28 Closing Remarks and Podcast Outro Love today's episode? Don't forget to share, subscribe, and leave us a review. ♡ Connect with Erin Lopez & Lisa Cox: Website: Idecide.io Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/idecidedarlings Erin's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alopezlifestyle Lisa's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alopezlifestyle I Decide Book (Amazon) Community: Share your biggest takeaways inside The Confident Woman Community. Leave a review and subscribe to The Confident Woman Podcast for more inspiring conversations. Download your FREE guide: The Confidence Booster Bundle. Connect with Rachel: Website: https://www.iamrachelbrooks.com Book: Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, and Self-Love Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn