46 episodes

Cancer warrior Jen Hoverstad interviews inspiring people who have proven to tackle life's circumstances. This show is a reminder that you're stronger than you think you are, and you can overcome difficult situations.

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    • 5.0 • 32 Ratings

Cancer warrior Jen Hoverstad interviews inspiring people who have proven to tackle life's circumstances. This show is a reminder that you're stronger than you think you are, and you can overcome difficult situations.

    Mir Garvey: Embracing the individual needs of your children

    Mir Garvey: Embracing the individual needs of your children

    Mir Garvey is an entrepreneur; she founded Job Market Solutions in 2009. Her career experience has made her a sought-after expert on resume writing and LinkedIn design.

    But what Mir shares in this episode is what we don't see in her daily life: being the mom to two children with different types of special needs. Hear how she has approached parenting each child, and how her children are thriving today!

    • 37 min
    Dara Kurtz: I Am My Mother's Daughter

    Dara Kurtz: I Am My Mother's Daughter

    Today we're celebrating author and cancer warrior Dara Kurtz's second book release, I Am My Mother's Daughter!

    It centers around her unexpected discovery of a Ziplock bag of letters, written to Dara by her mom and grandmothers. They caused her to reflect on the priceless love between mothers and daughters and how wisdom and traditions can be passed on from one generation to the next.

    You'll be inspired to remember family traditions, let go of the pain of loss, and make the most of each day.

    • 31 min
    Jamil Ayinla: Finding your passion after losing a parent

    Jamil Ayinla: Finding your passion after losing a parent

    Jamil Ayinla was only 5 years old when his mother passed away from breast cancer. However, his mom, a nurse, and his dad, a physician, instilled something in Jamil at a young age that empowered him to discover his passion for helping others at an early age. 

    When Jamil graduated high school, he started Charge Cancer. Now, only 18 years old, Jamil is pre-med at Temple University and gaining a following online.

    • 29 min
    Maggie Kane: Fighting the stigma of poverty

    Maggie Kane: Fighting the stigma of poverty

    Maggie Kane didn't want to stay in Raleigh after college, but after an internship ignited a passion for supporting local men and women experiencing homelessness, Maggie couldn't leave. She recognized the distinct opportunity Raleigh had to ensure its impoverish population felt seen and respected. 

    In this episode, Maggie and I discuss how A Place at the Table was born, and the impact it's had on North Carolina's capital city.

    • 44 min
    Reflecting on the first half of 2020

    Reflecting on the first half of 2020

    In this episode, Jen shares a couple of her personal journal entries from December 2019 as she reflects on the first half of 2020. 

    This is the perfect episode to grab your journal and reflect on your own year!

    • 22 min
    Allyssa Floyd: Chef and the Blogger

    Allyssa Floyd: Chef and the Blogger

    In July 2019, after receiving some devastating news from her doctor, Allyssa Floyd decided to channel her energy by cooking through more than 185 recipes in Vivian Howard's Deep Run Roots cookbook.

    In less than a year, she has cooked through every recipe. Listen to hear why she did it and what she's learned both in the kitchen and about herself.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Kulukala ,

Powerful

The content Jen provides in this podcast is amazing!!!! Thank you 🥰

cnifong ,

Inspiring and Motivating

Listening to this series is so motivating. Jen is doing an incredible job at creating a platform where people can share their stories in a real way. I feel like I’m getting a glimpse behind the curtain of extremely successful and inspiring people. She has designed an approach to conversation that helps listeners build connection through stories that they can relate to and learn from in surprising ways.

MarthaSJ ,

Relateable and Inspiring

Wonderful platform to share stories that both make you feel with the people being interviewed, and also inspire you to do more! Thanks Jen for having a public way to share and encourage us all.

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