Host Shawnda McNeal gets you connected with a diverse group of guests with intentionally disruptive perspectives, passions, and stories. Here we candidly discuss everything including self care, wellness, love, life, body image and more. Sometimes things get super deep and sometimes they are light and funny because life is both.
Episode 42 - #GivingTuesday with Flock Cancer Idaho
It's Giving Tuesday! Shawnda brings on Leslie Scantling of Flock Cancer Idaho— the fun run/walk dedicated to raising funds and awareness towards breast cancer treatment. Learn how this nonprofit took off in 2021 and how to get involved in next year's festivities.
Episode 41 - #GivingTuesday with Life's Kitchen
In the fourth episode of our #GivingTuesday series Shawnda talks with the executive director of Life's Kitchen as well as one of their trainees. They dive into their favorite recipes, how the organization has grown, what's on their plate in the near future and how you can show your support.
Episode 40 - #GivingTuesday with RFK Camp
Shawnda sits down with Wendy from Royal Family Kids Camp Boise—a summer camp for children in foster care. RFK Camp is all about building a world free of childhood trauma. Wendy runs us through the ins and outs of camp, what makes this camp so special and how you can get involved.
Episode 39 - #GivingTuesday with WCA
In the second episode from the #GivingTuesday series Shawnda discusses the Women’s and Children’s Alliance with Laura and Lupe. This nonprofit strives for safety, healing, and freedom from domestic abuse and sexual assault. Hear how the WCA was created, how they are helping today, and how you can get involved.
Episode 38 - #GivingTuesday with COBS
In the first episode from the November series #GivingTuesday, Shawnda sits down with Paula and Tylar of COBS, an organization that provides trauma care for victims of human trafficking across Idaho. They discuss how it was started, where it’s at now, and how to donate to this vital Idaho non-profit organization.
Episode 37 - Pick Your Poison
In this final episode from the #It’sAllABunchOfHocusPocus series, we hear the chilling tale of Lyda Southard, America’s first well known female serial killer. Enthusiast and filmmaker Bronwyn Leslie walks us through Lyda’s life, including her alleged murder methods, trials, time spent in prison, and her escape from the Idaho Old Penitentiary. The story made made big headlines in the 1920’s but has been largely forgotten ever since.
I’m so happy to hear Shawnda and Atom on the radio together again. Those two just get it. They both have been through some struggles in life and it’s awesome to hear them being so encouraging to others! Plus, they’re both hilarious! 🤣
Favorite Part of my Week
Love hearing Shawnda and Atom back together! So many great topics... so many emotions, but so wonderful!
Heartwarming and relatable
I really enjoy this podcast! Relating to everyday people and the struggles and growth they experience is a wonderful way to feel connected to the larger human collective.