43 episodes

Life doesn't always go according to plan. Scratch that--life pretty much never goes according to plan. And that's okay! That's what makes it interesting. There's the way you thought your life would go and then there's your life, actually. This is where we celebrate the "actually", as Laura Behnke talks with women from all different backgrounds and perspectives about their own unique life paths. We're tossing out societal norms and redefining what it means to be a happy and successful woman right now, one story at a time.

The Life Actually Podcast Laura Behnke

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

Life doesn't always go according to plan. Scratch that--life pretty much never goes according to plan. And that's okay! That's what makes it interesting. There's the way you thought your life would go and then there's your life, actually. This is where we celebrate the "actually", as Laura Behnke talks with women from all different backgrounds and perspectives about their own unique life paths. We're tossing out societal norms and redefining what it means to be a happy and successful woman right now, one story at a time.

    A Spiritual Awakening With Jamilah Lang

    A Spiritual Awakening With Jamilah Lang

    Jamilah Lang knows what it's like to struggle. She understands working so hard for something you want so badly and still having it not work out in the way you expect. But that struggle is all part of her story. It's a huge reason why she's currently living a life of abundance. As a professional organizer and interior stylist she brings a holistic approach to helping people simplify and design a home they love. Because, as she knows through experience, organizing ...

    • 1 hr 11 min
    An Untraditional Order With Amanda Greenspan-D'Souza

    An Untraditional Order With Amanda Greenspan-D'Souza

    It didn't take Amanda Greenspan-D'Souza long to realize her now-husband was "the one" when they first met. She expected them to get married and start a life together at some point. What she didn't expect was how quickly that point would arrive. But four months into dating they both had to make a life-changing decision as he faced possible deportation back to his native India. The result? They had two weeks to plan a wedding and get married. Amanda never doubted her decision or their relations...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Loving Your Life & Yourself With Elizabeth DiAlto

    Loving Your Life & Yourself With Elizabeth DiAlto

    Elizabeth DiAlto is all about telling it like it is. Because when we have a deeper connection to ourselves through embodied living and self liberation, well, we have the tools needed to help us through the difficult times. But Elizabeth never planned to become the spiritual guide that she is today. No, she was going to become a millionaire selling knives. And, yes, you read that correctly! But after experiencing burnout at just 25 she knew there had to be more to life than just going after a ...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Letting Your Heart Lead With Tiffany Paul

    Letting Your Heart Lead With Tiffany Paul

    On paper Tiffany Paul was living her own definition of success. Happily married, a mom of two, and working her way up the corporate ladder over a 10-year career at Proctor & Gamble. But what that on-paper success didn't show was the struggles it took to actually become pregnant and then the struggles to find joy and satisfaction in the career she was building. It all made her wonder, was this where her heart was leading her? The answer to that question would change her life and her family...

    • 57 min
    Self Love Activism With Femi Olafioye-Omogbehin

    Self Love Activism With Femi Olafioye-Omogbehin

    For as long as she can remember Femi Olafioye-Omogbehin wanted to be in a relationship. In fact, the rest of the details of her plan were pretty fuzzy. Because the real expectation was to fall into her husband's plan. But as she grew up, Femi realized how much this plan was shaped by her own internalized racism. The daughter of Nigerian parents, she also realized how little she saw of women who looked like her in the mainstream media she consumed. And that didn't sit right with her. After giv...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Finding Strength Over Pain With Gigi Robinson

    Finding Strength Over Pain With Gigi Robinson

    Gigi Robinson's life changed in ways she never could have expected at the age of 11 when she was diagnosed with a chronic illness. It altered not only her childhood but also her dreams for the future. Now just 23, this New York City-based content creator has already experienced living with chronic pain, disordered eating, and pushing herself to the point of burnout in college. Not to mention graduating from college during a global pandemic while also realizing you're never too young to ...

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

jojojoalsale ,

I feel seen!

Wow I didn’t know how much I needed this podcast until I started listening to it. Thank you for sharing so many stories — and reminding me that there are so, so many paths to a beautiful life!

holy spongillies ,

The struggle is real

The Podcast in general is so real and true to life. Everyone is in the struggle of their life. Everybody’s story is different as well as relevant. Love what you are doing Laura ♥️🥰♥️

Stephanie Feger ,

Phenomenal podcast! Leaves me uplifted!

I love how Laura invites us into the lives of amazing women with amazing stories filled with so much hope!

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