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Can my life actually be full of joy? Is genuine happiness achievable? How do I get there? What about the junk in my past?

Good news, girl! You don't have to have it all figured out to move forward. Just take the next step, then the next.

With a mix of solo shows and interviews, Katie Hedrick (the Happy Chick) and her tribe will meet you where you are and equip you with the tools and resources you need to grow in wisdom, walk in freedom and live a joy-filled life.

Your past may have shaped you, but it doesn't define you. You are called to a life that is good! If you're an (awesome) woman who's looking for more wisdom, joy and happiness in your life, this show is for you.

Hit subscribe so you don't miss a single episode as we step into a joy-filled life, together!

Want to contact the show? Send an email to Katie@KatieHedrick.com or check out StepIntoJoy.com

Stepping into a Joy Filled Life | Faith, Personal Growth, Marriage, Parenting, Bible Study, Inspirational, Healing, Christian Katie Hedrick

    • Self-Improvement
    • 4.8 • 38 Ratings

Can my life actually be full of joy? Is genuine happiness achievable? How do I get there? What about the junk in my past?

Good news, girl! You don't have to have it all figured out to move forward. Just take the next step, then the next.

With a mix of solo shows and interviews, Katie Hedrick (the Happy Chick) and her tribe will meet you where you are and equip you with the tools and resources you need to grow in wisdom, walk in freedom and live a joy-filled life.

Your past may have shaped you, but it doesn't define you. You are called to a life that is good! If you're an (awesome) woman who's looking for more wisdom, joy and happiness in your life, this show is for you.

Hit subscribe so you don't miss a single episode as we step into a joy-filled life, together!

Want to contact the show? Send an email to Katie@KatieHedrick.com or check out StepIntoJoy.com

    It’s my Birthday!! (BIG Announcement and Free Gifts for You!!)

    It’s my Birthday!! (BIG Announcement and Free Gifts for You!!)

    Hey sweet friend! It’s my birthday and I have exciting news! I’m offering you the opportunity to partner with me in support of the podcast and receive free gifts for doing so! 
    Go to KatieHedrick.com/Patreon to choose your level of support and to select your gifts! 
    The free gifts include exclusive bonus content, as well as a set of beautiful, inspiring scripture cards that were created by my team and me. 
    Each of the 20 different scripture cards fit in the palm of your hand, making them the perfect size to place around your home, use as bookmarks or share with friends! You can also snag an exclusive Live JOYfully wristband when you partner with me in support of the podcast! 
    If you couldn’t tell, I’m super excited that the Stepping into a Joy Filled Life Podcast is now on Patreon. Let’s team up and spread joy like confetti. 
    Go to KatieHedrick.com/Patreon to partner with me today and be sure to choose your free gifts. I can’t wait to get these awesome items in your hands!  
    Thanks for your support and for celebrating my birthday with me! And until next time, live joyfully! 
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    • 1 min
    26. Mom • Stepmom • Goat Mom

    26. Mom • Stepmom • Goat Mom

    #26. Today’s episode is all about mom life. We’re talking all things mom, stepmom and goat mom. Yep, you heard that right!
    My girl, Shanna Withington is raising babies and baby goats, as her family works together to grow Holy Goat Homestead.
    It’s a wild adventure, but Shanna and her family wouldn’t have it any other way! Put on your work boots and prepare to enjoy today’s episode!  
    Find today's show notes at KatieHedrick.com/FamilyAndGoats

    • 36 min
    25. Top 12 Children’s Books + a New Release! (Penny is Back!)

    25. Top 12 Children’s Books + a New Release! (Penny is Back!)

    #25 Is it seriously the 25th episode of the Stepping into a Joy Filled Life podcast?! Why yes it is!
    And are we releasing my brand new children’s book today on the show? Why yes we are!
    Hey girl hey! I’m Katie Hedrick, the host of this podcast and a children’s book author. Today marks some major milestones, so you know it’s time to celebrate!
    That’s right, it’s time to celebrate big with an awesome giveaway! I‘m giving away a book bundle that has ALL FOUR of my children’s books in it!
    Entering to win is super simple! Leave a review for this podcast OR share this episode on your social media. Then go to katiehedrick.com/bookgiveaway and pop in your email so I can notify you if you’re the winner! 
    The winner will be notified on November 2nd, via email!
    Cool? Cool! 
    Alright, let’s jump on into today’s episode. It’s a fun one!! 
    Find today's show notes at KatieHedrick.com/ChildrensBooks

    • 23 min
    24. Three Things We've Learned from Laura Ingalls Wilder

    24. Three Things We've Learned from Laura Ingalls Wilder

    #24. My daughter, Chloe and I have a ton of things in common, but one of the things that I love most is that we both adore the Little House on the Prairie books by Laura Ingalls Wilder.  
    From Laura‘s courage and sass to Pa’s fiddle to Ma’s proper ways to the family dog named Jack, there’s something about America’s favorite pioneer family that brings a sense of simple joy to our lives. 
    Chloe and I have learned so much from Laura Ingalls Wilder and though it was hard to narrow it down, today we are sharing our three favorite things that we’ve learned from the Little House books. 
    Cue the music of Pa’s fiddle as you close your eyes and visual the Ingalls family rolling across the prairie in their wagon. You’re sure to enjoy this sweet episode! 
    Find today's show notes at KatieHedrick.com/Laura

    • 27 min
    23. Growing Up Amish

    23. Growing Up Amish

    #23. Bonnets, beards, horses and buggies. Let’s be honest, for most of us, that’s about all we know of the Amish culture. Even for me personally, growing up in an area that was full of Amish and Mennonite people, I actually knew very little about what things looked like inside of their community.
    That was… until an Amish gentleman started working on my dad’s farm. Slowly, but surely our families began to learn more about each other and slowly but surely, our families formed an unbreakable bond.
    Today Mary Yoder, the mama of that family is one of my dearest friends. She’s a beautiful soul and when you look in her eyes you can actually see the joy of Jesus shining through. Those shining eyes of hers have been on quite a journey, a life transformation actually and she’s about to share it all with you.
    Whether you think you know a lot about the Amish culture or you have no idea what it’s all about but you’re curious to know more, this episode is one that will have you on the edge of your seat.
    Prepare to be clinging to every word as Mary shares her story, explaining in detail how she grew up Amish, got married and had six children, then alongside her husband made the decision to leave the Amish community.
    Find today's show notes at KatieHedrick.com/GrowingUpAmish

    • 52 min
    22. How to Discipline Your Children God's Way *Bonus Ep*

    22. How to Discipline Your Children God's Way *Bonus Ep*

    #22. We recently walked through a situation in our family that required all of us sitting down for a family meeting and discussing at length how we were going to handle it. 
    Two of our three kiddos made the choice to disobey guidelines that my husband and I had laid out. As parents, we give our children rules to follow because we LOVE them and to PROTECT them, much like how God, the Good Father has laid out rules for his children to follow. 
    The incredible thing is that God had recently revealed to me His method of when, why and how to discipline children. It was the roadmap that my husband and I needed to navigate this recent situation with our kids in a wisdom-filled and loving way.  
    Tune in as we dive into the first example of God's discipline and explore how we, as parents can model the Good Father's example.
    Find today's show notes at KatieHedrick.com/Discipline 

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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38 Ratings

38 Ratings

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Always inspiring and brings JOY to a world just looking for another reason to be sad. Thank you Katie for following God’s plan for you! ❤️

J@ASR ,

Positive inspiration!

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Coach Hillary ,

Joy filled for sure!

Listening to Katie’s podcast is like hanging out with your best friend. She’s kind, approachable, insightful...all the things you want and need on your journey to live a joy filled life!

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