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Episode 44: Constructing Bravery

Nikki and Erin continue their series on #BeingBrave with this episode about what brave feels like. It's one thing to say we will be brave, it's another matter to look at what is really present when we face moments of bravery. Sometimes fear and anger are the...

Episode 43: Glass Half Full LIVE! on International Women’s Day

For this episode, Nikki and Erin were LIVE! On International Women’s Day 2019, they continued their #BeingBrave series on stage . . . recording a live podcast with an audience! This conversation about was all about #balanceforbetter, discussing some of the places in...

Episode 42: Being Brave

In this episode, Nikki and Erin talk about what being BRAVE has meant for them lately. They have said, “You’re doing a brave thing!” to friends who are showing up and facing what is difficult. What does it mean to be brave, to risk being vulnerable, to show up "in the...

Episode 41: The Candles We Are Lighting – Joy and Love

In the final episode of this series, "The Candles We Are Lighting," Erin and Nikki talk about where they are finding joy and love in this season. Nikki is finding joy in the small rituals of the holiday season, and Erin talks about how joy and love are choices we get...

Episode 40: The Candles We Are Lighting – Peace

In this episode, Erin and Nikki talk more about the candles they are lighting this year. In this season of Advent, the candle of peace reminds them of what is important and the practices of peace they have found this year. Nikki shares about finding peace even when...

Episode 39: The Candle We Are Lighting – Hope

In this episode, Nikki and Erin share what it means for them to light the candles this year. In this season of Advent, the candle of hope holds special meaning for how Erin's family is growing. How can hope fuel the work that we find ourselves in? Nikki shared about...

Episode 38: Living Through the 1 in 8

In this episode, Erin Robinson Hall is joined by special guest Elizabeth Evans Hagan, author of Birthed: Finding Grace Through Infertility and founder of Our Courageous Kids. Elizabeth and Erin both share about their journeys through infertility, which affects 1 in 8...

Episode 37: What To Keep

Nikki and Erin continue the theme of #lettinggo with a look at the “life changing magic of tidying up” from Marie Kondo. Nikki shares what her process of cleaning out closets and organizing her home has taught her. This conversation is more about what happens when we...

Episode 36: The Big Detour

In this episode, Nikki and Erin talk about the Big D . . . a detour in life. Nikki shares about her experience of navigating life through the process of divorce. Listen as they talk through what that journey has felt like and finding a new normal by learning to let go.

Episode 35: Tiny Houses and Open Arms

Nikki and Erin welcome Rev. Dr. Angela Yarber to continue the conversation on how we #letgo. Angela shares about her experience on Tiny House Nation, her recent journey through grief, and her work through the Holy Women Icons Project. Her unique art project showcases...

Glass Half Full, Season 4: Letting Go

“The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let the dead things go.” ~ Anonymous We are learning to let stuff go. Whether it’s the junk that is cramming up our closets or the silly expectations we place on ourselves, we are learning to Let. It. Go. On this...

Episode 34: Barbecue Chips and Emotional Labor

In this episode, Nikki and Erin talk about the idea of Emotional Labor. What is it like to carry the load of thought, care and attention, and what can we do about it? This episode is part of a series on "Letting Go." What's filling our cup these days is a little...

Episode 32: Finding Glory

Nikki and Erin welcome Native American author Kaitlin Curtice to talk about her upcoming book Glory Happening,  She talks about finding the divine in every day places, discovering her unique voice as a native writer and why she writes letters to the President.  Find...

Episode 31: Get Bored

Summer is here and we have big plans: Get bored. Nikki and Erin talk about how they plan to loosen the schedule and make space for daydreaming. Why would we intentionally let ourselves be bored? What can boredom bring for our children, our creativity, our careers and...

Episode 30: Smash the Name Tags

"I am the girl who loves my island. And the girl who loves the sea. It calls me." Nikki and Erin talk about how showing up to a recent city council meeting had them wrestling with their evangelical roots and cheering on Moana. They talk about going beyond the reef,...

Episode 29: Smash the Snapshots

Nikki and Erin talk about how one video of a family interrupting an interview has us all talking about work/home balance, parenting, gender roles, and more. Would any of us want one snapshot of our real lives to be broadcast across the world? What does a snapshot of...

Episode 28: Smash the Warnings

“She was warned.” In this episode, Nikki and Erin talk about the story that had a lot of us saying “nevertheless.” Beyond politics, they talk through the warnings we receive and the long line of women before us who persisted. Martha Stearns Marshall, Joan Godsey,...

Episode 27: Smash!

Sometimes things need to be smashed. Nikki and Erin talk about things that need to be broken, smashed and swept away, even if the change is messy. In this episode, hear about how they have swept up broken pieces, and found inspiration from writer friends Kaitlin...

Episode 26: More Grace for the Table

Nikki and Erin talk about what they expect to find around their holiday tables in this year when our communities feel so divided and emotions are high. They talk about things they will avoid and rituals that give them strength. They mention the Holderness family...

Episode 25: Making the Space

This is the second part of our conversation with writer Danielle Slaughter in which she shares what she told her young son about understanding his racial identity. Nikki, Erin, and Danielle talk about how we make space for tough conversations across racial divides and...