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Embrace your imperfections and authentically be you! Join Bianca Hughes, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and her guests as they vulnerably share their behind the scenes stories of giving themselves permission to take off their mask, let go of expectations, and embrace their own path of freedom and authentic connection with themselves, loved ones and the world.

Authentic Wednesday Podcast Bianca Hughes

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

Embrace your imperfections and authentically be you! Join Bianca Hughes, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and her guests as they vulnerably share their behind the scenes stories of giving themselves permission to take off their mask, let go of expectations, and embrace their own path of freedom and authentic connection with themselves, loved ones and the world.

    Overcoming the Shame of Divorce with Jamel Moore

    Overcoming the Shame of Divorce with Jamel Moore

    In this episode, I speak with Jamel Moore. Jamel is a black men who is a spoken word artist, model, and motivational speaker. When he exchanged vows with his second wife, he was determined that this time, he was going to do it "right". Unfortunately, like almost 50% of the US population, the relationship ended in divorce and depression.
    I invite you to join our conversation as Jamel and I discuss:
    "It's not my fault"Shame vs guilt Co-dependency Numbing the PainAlcohol AbuseGetting massagesTherapyWhat it means to feel secureHealing ProcessBreakthroughs Black men and depression
    Honorable Mentions
    Black Men's Mental Health Matters
    Marriage in the African American Community
    African Americans and Alcohol Abuse
    Therapy for Black Men
    Depression in African American Men: A Review of What We Know and Where We Need to Go From Here
    The Four Agreements
    The Human Magnet Syndrome
    Where can you find Jamal:
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/jamellow/
    TikTok https://vm.tiktok.com/ZTd9R3wCb/
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    This podcast is hosted by Bianca Kesha Hughes. Known for authenticity and heart-work services, Bianca is the ultimate trailblazer in the mental health and wellness field as a therapist, coach, speaker, and podcast host, inspiring her audience to let go of the illusion of perfectionism. Ready to learn more? Contact her here!
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    If you would love to connect with Bianca, join her in these following spaces:
    Insights and Inspirations
    Podcast Website
    Facebook
    Instagram
    Interested in inviting Bianca to speak so she can inspire your audience? Click here and fill out a short form.
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    Have you been moved by what you heard in this week's episode of "It Didn't Break Me"?  I invite you to leave an honest review of how this episode impacted you. Also, share this podcast with a friend. We all have a friend that needs...

    • 47 min
    It Didn't Break Me: An Invitation & Podcast Update

    It Didn't Break Me: An Invitation & Podcast Update

    Thank you so much for listening to the Authentic Wednesday Podcast. In the last podcast update Bianca stated she was rebranding the podcast. Well, after a few months of soul searching and rebranding she decided to launch a new Podcast.
    If you enjoyed the conversations on the Authentic Wednesday Podcast Bianca would like to invite you to join her on her new podcast It Didn't Break Me. This is an invitation to listen to the podcast trailer and then decided if the vibe and conversations are for you.
    Here is also a brief description of the It Didn't Break Me podcast:
    What’s something you thought would break you but it didn’t? The It Didn’t Break Me Podcast answers this question. Each season of, It didn’t break me, is created with the intention of being a safe space for honest and vulnerable conversations with people, who share their transformational life stories around the messy stuff they didn't think they'd come back from, and yet they are still here, courageously accepting themselves as they are and giving themselves permission to show up as their true self letting their light shine. Join Bianca Kesha Hughes as she is setting boundaries and breaking barriers in all areas of her life, allowing others to share how they have as well and inspiring you to discover the beauty within the mess.
    Please note: Bianca will no longer be creating new episodes for Authentic Wednesday Podcast. However, The feed will still be available for your listening pleasure.
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    This podcast is hosted by Bianca Kesha Hughes. Known for authenticity and heart-work services, Bianca is the ultimate trailblazer in the mental health and wellness field as a therapist, coach, speaker, and podcast host, inspiring her audience to let go of the illusion of perfectionism. Ready to learn more? Contact her here!
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    If you would love to connect with Bianca, join her in these following spaces:
    Insights and Inspirations
    Podcast Website
    Facebook
    Instagram
    Interested in inviting Bianca to speak so she can inspire your audience? Click here and fill out a short form

    • 4 min
    Podcast Update

    Podcast Update

    There are some changes taking place on the Authentic Wednesday Podcast. On this episode Bianca shares the process of the changes she is making on the podcast.
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    Visit the website to discover more about the Authentic Wednesday Podcast.

    • 5 min
    75. How to overcome Obstacles and Live A fulfilling Christian Life with Cafria Hart and Bianca Hughes

    75. How to overcome Obstacles and Live A fulfilling Christian Life with Cafria Hart and Bianca Hughes

    Life is very complex and there are a lot of obstacles to overcome in order to live a fulfilling life. In this Episode Bianca and her friend Cafria talk about some of those obstacles we face in general and as Christian women and how we work through them.
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    In this episode, Cafria and Bianca discuss:
    Treating your children as young humansSwitching roles in a partnership to be in alignmentIntroducing your partner to your loved onesLiking vs loving yourselfFailing relationships until you meet the right personStaying abstinent until marriage and the bonding power of sex
    Visit the website to discover more about the Authentic Wednesday Podcast.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    74. Being $150,000 in Debt Helped My Wife and I Create our Dream Life with Robert Raymond Riopel

    74. Being $150,000 in Debt Helped My Wife and I Create our Dream Life with Robert Raymond Riopel

    All of us experience difficulties along the way. What helps people become successful is what they learn from their failures and taking action to get out of the situation. On this week’s Authentic Wednesday podcast  Robert Raymond Ripoel shares how being over $150,000 in debt helped Robert and his wife create their dream life.
    Robert Raymond Riopel is an international Best-Selling author, App Designer, Entrepreneur and Trainer who has spent the past 18+ years travelling around the world sharing his passion. Robert draws on his journey from humble beginnings to financial freedom at the age of 32, to inspire individuals into tapping into their greatness.
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    In this episode, Robert discusses: 
    How he got where he is now The importance of being yourselfBreaking problems down into small steps and taking actionCelebrating every victory, no matter how smallHow he and his wife overcame their financial crisis
    Connect with Special Guest Robert:
    Website
    Facebook
    Free E-book: Success Left A Clue
    Visit the website to discover more about the Authentic Wednesday Podcast.

    • 46 min
    73. 3 Ways your Authenticity is A Gift to the World

    73. 3 Ways your Authenticity is A Gift to the World

    Most of us don’t realize that being authentic is not only beneficial for us but it is also a big gift to the world and the people around you.
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    In this episode, Bianca shares:
    Her “Aha” moment about being authenticGiving other people the permission to be authentic by being your authentic selfHow to make people feel safe around youHow to let the world experience the true you
    Visit the website to discover more about the Authentic Wednesday Podcast.
     

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

David Richman Author ,

True to its name, authentic!

Bianca is such a great host! She speaks with authenticity, passion and interest. I had an awesome time talking with her. She asked great questions and gave insightful thoughts too! Continue being a blessing to everyone!

Chimere Faulk ,

It all feels good!

Bianca! I’m so proud of you Sis.

I listen to your podcast now on my desktop when I’m designing. Feels good to hear something positive and relatable. The world needs you and your perspective. Thank you for creating this podcast.

cyclefg ,

Awesome podcast

I love your podcast Ms. Hughes. The podcast is very informative and you are an excellent interviewer.

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