Join Makaila Nichols as she shines a new light on your favorite celebrities, influencers, and experts. We invite you to hear the real, unglamorous and challenging struggles that your role models have overcome. Our show serves as a reminder that you are not alone in dealing with a multitude of social issues including bullying, body image, mental health and more. Brought to you by the Blatantly Honest Foundation.
Laura Sharpe on finding her purpose after tragedy
Laura Sharpe turned a tragic event into a life-affirming mission. After a tragic helicopter crash in 2008 which left her with significant, life-altering injuries, Laura discovered the power of art in healing. Laura found her mission in life. She is the founder and CEO of the non-profit Artists for Trauma (AFT) aims to expedite recovery through artistic expression and human connection by pairing civilian and military trauma survivors with established artists.
Taylor McVeigh on body image
Taylor McVeigh is a 14-year-old model, actress and social media influencer on a mission. She wants to promote kindness, positive body image and encourage people to take a stance against bullying. Today she opens up about what it means to be a “influencer” and more importantly how to be your own role model.
Dai Time on entrepreneurship
Dai Time is a social media influencer, founder of Dai Time Magazine and a young entrepreneur. She has been inspiring youth and adults alike since she was only 15 years old. Today, we discuss what it means to be a female entrepreneur and how to lead by example.
Lisa Jason on Bullying and Empowerment
Lisa Jason is a singer, songwriter and performer. She wrote an original show called "Bullied to Beautiful" that highlights her own experiences of bullying and how she was able to push through the darkness. Lisa is now a Dance Movement Therapist and holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Dance Movement Therapy. She hopes to change to prevent bullying and encourage others to use their voice.
Oscar Castan on the ups and downs of being a teen
Oscar Castan is a host, actor and influencer best known for his Young Artist Academy nominated role as host of the "Gen Z Buzz." Oscar is a series regular host for the new children's streaming show "Next Gen News." He opens up his experiences with bullying, social media, and the pressures young people face.
Lacey Caroline on defying stereotypes
Lacey Caroline is an actress, singer, dancer and host. She’s best known for her role as Mariah in the 2019 Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, A Christmas Love Story. She’s also worked with NASCAR on NBC as a Kid Reporter and the Monster Energy Supercross series. Check out her take on women in sports, growing up quickly and how she plans to make an impact on the entertainment industry.
A Beautiful Soul!
Makaila has a wonderful spirit and is such a warm, special person to talk to! I enjoyed sharing my story and listening to her interviews as well! Great podcast!
Great podcast for someone new to podcasts
This podcast is great and you can jump right in wherever you want to! The guest selection is incredible and I find myself listening to more than I thought I would!
Makaila speaks with so many talented individuals, you can always listen to the episode that’s right for you!