Authentic Angle

DeAna Fierce

Easy to apply and understandable steps to create a lifelong healthy relationship with your inner critic through clarity, commitment and courage. Hosted by confidence coach, actress, and self-made petite model, DeAna Fierce, the Authentic Angle Podcast is a series of non-sugar-coated conversations served with love and the intention to serve women to become the powerhouses they are created to be. Need-to-be discussed topics that provide listeners real-life valuable development steps and takeaways so they can conquer their biggest dreams.

All Episodes

Ever wondered what's the hype around being signed to a modeling agency? Why do most aspiring models want to work so hard to be signed to an agency? And what if you don't get signed? Can you still be a professional model? In this episode I'm breaking it all down and placing the knowledge that you need to be a successful model, in your hands. Tune in to learn the behind the scene of the pros and cons of being signed to a modeling agency.

Dec 1

25 min 16 sec

Have you ever avoided being in photos? Are you known as the 'picture taker' because everyone knows just how much you despise being in photos? Do you find yourself talking bad about how you look in every photo that you are in? If this sounds like you then it's time too tune into this episode. As I break down 5 ways you can stop hating the way you look in your photos and make a shift for your photos and your life. 

Nov 29

35 min 35 sec

As a beginner model it is important to start your career in the right way. Keeping your clothes on during photoshoots is equally important. In this episode I am crushing the myths that beginner models find themselves trapped into believing when it comes to modeling without clothes on. XlXPlGlMvqntl7AaP1Ae

Nov 16

24 min 31 sec

With more and more women becoming interested in different ways to impact the world around them it is no surprise that you may find yourself becoming an influencer on your social media platforms. But instead of blending in with the crowd finding ways to stand out all while remaining true to who you are and your mission to impact the world can look different. In this episode, we will be exploring ways that you can use your photos to create the influence and impact that the world needs. 

Jul 2020

13 min 15 sec

Today I am talking to my fellow introverted friends who have dreams and goals of being on camera but often times don't step out of hiding. Being an introvert myself I am excited to share 4 ways that you can overcome your fear of being on camera as an introvert. 

Jul 2020

12 min 56 sec

If you are preparing to have your photoshoot for your blog then you want to tune into this episode. I am walking you through 5 ways to get the most out of your blogger lifestyle photoshoot. If you are an influencer, brand ambassador, or preparing to start promoting your brand you will need to have a professional photoshoot. Here is how you can make sure to get the most out of your photo session. 

Jul 2020

16 min 46 sec

Rather you are a model, social media influencer, blogger or overall content creator working with a photographer is something you will do at some time in your career. Today I am sharing 7 things that you should look for when booking a photographer. 

Jun 2020

18 min 33 sec

Are you holding yourself back from becoming a social media influencer, brand ambassador, or model because you are nervous about getting in front of a photographer's camera? or speaking on a video? Well, you are in the right place my friend because today I am talking you through how you can shake your fear of being on camera and gain the confidence and skills you need to conquer your photoshoots and video recordings. 

Jun 2020

14 min 49 sec

Self-confidence is something most women struggle with. From not having enough and worrying if you have too much of it. In today's episode, we are going to be looking at a new way to improve your confidence and self-esteem by clearing out all to the doubt and past ways of trying to gain more confidence. Tune in for a new and surefire way to improve your self-confidence as a woman.

Jun 2020

14 min 25 sec

Part two of How to have Female Swagger when you Walk in the Room. Continue learning the 10 easy ways that you can express your full self-confidence when you are walking into any room or building. Show complete strangers your new level of self-assurance and inner woman swagger.

Jun 2020

14 min 4 sec

Sharing my tips on how you can show your female swagger when you walk into any room. Having confidence and showing it can be two completely different things and I want to make sure you know that you are capable of doing both. No more hiding or shy when you walk into a room. In this episode, I am sharing part I of a two-part series. 

Jun 2020

11 min 40 sec

Emotions and feelings are heavy these past few days. Instead of living in the negative in this episode, I am exploring some ways to find positive in a world that is full of hate right now. Finding ways to change the world in a positive light and move forward to make a better world for generations to come. 

Jun 2020

9 min 44 sec

In times that are so hardened by opinions and judgment it can be confusing on how to step in and help. In this episode, I am exploring some ways that you can help when you don't know what to do.

Jun 2020

12 min 33 sec

As an influencer you have a special skill, you can influence friends and complete strangers to make a positive decision. This is what influencing is all about, driving the decision patterns of others. Today I am speaking to all social media influencers, content creators, podcasters, YouTubers, and TikTok creators, on how to use your influence to spark change against racism. 

Jun 2020

16 min 7 sec

Feeling beautiful is one thing but when you don't feel beautiful enough to reach for your goals it can prevent you from going after the things you want in life. Instead of doubting yourself, I'm sharing how you can push forward and go after your dreams so you can stop feeling like you aren't beautiful enough.

Jun 2020

24 min 27 sec

Photos are a moment frozen in time and they can tell a story without words. This is why having confidence in your photos is so important. How to show your self-esteem and confidence to help tell your story online is what I will be talking about in today's episode. 

May 2020

16 min 50 sec

Everyone's life has a particular journey that they must follow. Sometimes it can be hard to not get distracted by what everyone else is doing and stay focused on your purpose and path. In this episode, I will be talking about how you can start trusting the timing of your own life and not get distracted by comparing yourself to everyone else. 

May 2020

20 min 49 sec

What it means to be a new mom today and in the future looks like a lot of different things. As a new mom its almost impossible to not think about the importance of parenthood for the new age we are living in. Today's episode I am talking about what being a new more today looks like and how to prepare for the future. 

May 2020

21 min 25 sec

With so much talk about self-love, it is important to know and understand for yourself what self-love is and what it's not. In this episode, we will be exploring what self-love truly is and understanding the differences in what it is not. 

May 2020

17 min 58 sec

The opinions of others can control your life if you let it. Regaining and taking back control of your life so you can live it to the fullest is possible when you stop allowing the opinions of others to control you. This episode I will be diving into how to let go of the opinions of others so you can walk into the full potential of your life. 

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Apr 2020

29 min 3 sec

I have been acting for over 7 years and have learned a lot over the years. Most importantly I have learned a few lessons about life that being an actress has taught me. In this episode, I am talking about my career as an actress and what I have learned over the years. 

Apr 2020

24 min 25 sec

Professional headshots are a very important factor for your brand and business. These easy to follow tips will help you master your headshot and have the perfect headshot that lasts. 

Apr 2020

25 min 23 sec

Coronavirus is an unexpected and unprecedented situation that has affected everyone. In this episode, I want to focus on some solutions that can help each of us individually and as a community.

Apr 2020

21 min 56 sec

The Coronavirus Quarantine has been a unique time for everyone locally and globally. With everyone having to stay at home there are a lot of things that they have realized during the time. In this episode, I will be talking about the things that people will realize during and after the Coronavirus. 

Mar 2020

40 min 38 sec

It's time to pump the breaks and start a serious topic of discussion. The fact that Female Empowerment needs to be restarted. Women are powerful that is full of potential, but only if we all use our power in the right ways. In this episode, we will have a conversation on how we can join together to do this. 

Dec 2019

19 min 35 sec

Depression is a real thing and something that should be addressed. I believe that you can win over depression and prevent it from taking over and controlling your life. Having suffered from depression and know how debilitating it can be in this episode I am sharing my tips to help you maintain control when you feel depression seeping into your day. 

Dec 2019

30 min 4 sec

Selfies aren't a thing of the past. Actually they are still a great way to show up authentically in your photos. Selfies don't have to been seen as a thing that only the young kids do but can be used to help you connect with your audience. In this episode, I am sharing 7 effortless ways to take better selfies. 

Dec 2019

13 min 41 sec

One of the top complaints from photographers and one of the highest requested services from photographers is having to pose clients while conducting a photos session. In today's episode I am sharing my top five ways that photographers can direct and pose clients during their photoshoot. To help the clients build their confidence and feel comfortable during their photoshoot. 

Dec 2019

18 min 3 sec

Living life is suppose to be full of excitement. However, sometimes there are things that attach themselves to our lives and hold us down which in upholding us back from walking into our full purpose and potential. When I accepted the reality that I had accepted shame over love, I wanted to change it and I did. In this episode, I am sharing my story about accepting my love as a lesbian. 

Dec 2019

22 min 8 sec

Starting your petite modeling career can have some challenges but they shouldn't stop you from going after your dream of modeling. In this episode, I am sharing my top 5 advice for Aspiring Petite Models that you can use to avoid challenges in modeling and setting your career up for success. 

Dec 2019

19 min 9 sec

In today's episode, I am sharing a new way to see your blog and modeling. I will be teaching you how to start modeling for your blog and the benefits it can have for your blog. With so many different titles of Blogger, Influencer, Content Creator and Instagram Model the lines can seem blurry. While in actuality they are very similar and when you start taking control over how you present yourself in your photographs the story you tell and the influence you have will impact your online community drastically. 

Nov 2019

15 min 8 sec

In today's episode I am talking about a subject that I am very passionate about. Staying true to who you are as a unique individual online with your authentic self. We are all aware of the many types of influences that are online with social media. But regardless of what everyone else is doing I pose the question to you. What type of influence do you want to have online? 

Nov 2019

13 min 21 sec

If you have ever said to yourself, I'm not photogenic, or I hate taking pictures because I always look weird then today's episode is for you my friend. In this episode, you are going to learn 12 easy posing tips that you can start doing in your photographs today. These easy tips are small things that make a huge impact in our photographs. Rather you are taking photos for Instagram, Facebook or family pictures these tips can be used in every single photo you are in. Let's get started! 

Nov 2019

30 min 5 sec

Getting to know someone can seem a bit confusing nowadays with social media. It is easy to feel as if we really know someone based on what we see on their social profiles but do we really, really know them? In today's episode, I am sharing 15 things to help you get to know who I really am. I want to share some of my top 15 personality and character traits so you can get to know me a little better. I believe a few of these may surprise you. 

Nov 2019

30 min 24 sec

You don't have to be signed to a modeling agency to become a model. That's right! You can still have a successful modeling career without a modeling agency this is called freelance modeling. In today's episode I am sharing reasons why you should consider freelance modeling. 

Nov 2019

11 min 26 sec

Let's have an honest conversation today on the podcast. I want to talk about self-love and the naked truth about what it takes to achieve real, authentic love for yourself. Many females are eager to learn how to start and achieve self-love. So let's talk about it, really talk about it. 

Oct 2019

13 min 47 sec

Starting your modeling career will bring along some challenges but there are plenty mistakes that you can avoid. In today's episode I am sharing five modeling mistakes that aspiring models make and how you can stop, change and correct them for this day forward.

Oct 2019

10 min 18 sec

Today's episode is for all of my fellow introverted friends. Yes, I call you my friends because believe it or not I am extremely introverted myself. But over the years I have learned and developed skills to help me step out and show up in front of the camera. I am sharing with you how to get over your camera shyness as an introvert.

Sep 2019

15 min 31 sec

It's time to take your modeling hobby more seriously and take it to the next level even if you are 5'6" and under. In today's episode I am sharing 8 tangible steps that you can start making today to get your modeling career started regardless of your location and height. 

Sep 2019

19 min 50 sec

You have a dream of becoming a model but don't know where to start. If this is you then today's episode will help you comb out some of the important facts about starting your modeling career. Knowing what the career will require of you can help you make a solid decision on if it is right for you. 

Sep 2019

14 min 39 sec

Trusting the journey of your own life is a powerful mindset. In today's episode, I am sharing a part of my journey to becoming a signed model. My 5 years as a Police Officer in Dallas, Texas. How about that career choice! Everyone has their own unique life journey that will teach them the skills they need to further their careers. The key is to never give up on the burning dream you have inside of you regardless of what your current job is or the environment. Tune in and leave any questions you may have after listening to this episode! 

Sep 2019

18 min 30 sec

Are you the type of person who loves to capture special moments in photos but gets super nervous when it's time to actually take the picture? In Today's episode, I am going to help you conquer that nasty little fear you have by sharing 7 easy steps that you can start doing in your next photo that will help you look and feel comfortable and natural. If you love this epidsode then send me a big virtual hug by subscribing to the podcast, leaving a comment or question and sharing this episode with a dear friend. 

Sep 2019

16 min 32 sec

In this episode I am having a little chat with you on how I became inspired to enter the space of podcasting and what you can expect from the Don't Feed the Models Podcast. Most importantly how I will be utilizing my podcast to share the knowledge I have around petite modeling, freelance modeling, on-camera confidence and how to live life with a courageous mindset. Dig into the show and if you want to send me a virtual hug you can do so by subscribing, commenting and sharing the podcast. Now let's dig in.

Sep 2019

13 min 1 sec