Between a Talk and a Hard Place

L. Mckenzie

In a world that wants you to be everything to everyone, Between a Talk and a Hard Place is where you can come and just be you. This is a podcast that puts the NOT in I'm OK and brings real conversations about real situations that women experience everyday.

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We're taking a break from the our norm so comedian Kyndra Crump can make us laugh the adult way. *This episode is for mature audiences only. Follow Kyndra on social media: InstagramYouTubeTwitterJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow us on Instagram @betweenatalkandahardplaceSubmit questions at www.betweenatalkandahardplace.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Mar 23

55 min 6 sec

Do you have to go to college to be happy and successful in your career?Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow us on Instagram @betweenatalkandahardplaceSubmit questions at www.betweenatalkandahardplace.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Mar 2

38 min 19 sec

Oh the places you'll go when you're focused on faith! Author Carol Pompey is sharing her story about how her faith led her to the convent.Get your copy of Change of Habit on Amazon.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow us on Instagram @betweenatalkandahardplaceSubmit questions at www.betweenatalkandahardplace.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Feb 23

48 min 49 sec

Valentines Day has come and gone but it's never a bad time to talk relationship stuff with my husband.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow us on Instagram @betweenatalkandahardplaceSubmit questions at www.betweenatalkandahardplace.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Feb 16

43 min 45 sec

Your emotional wounds are holding you back. Give yourself permission to heal and be free.This episode is sharing reasons why you need to let it go.Connect with Jovita Miller onInstagramFacebookGrab the book, In Between the Sheets, on Amazon orwww.jovitamiller.comJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow us on Instagram @betweenatalkandahardplaceSubmit questions at www.betweenatalkandahardplace.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Feb 9

44 min 21 sec

Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow us on Instagram @betweenatalkandahardplaceSubmit questions at www.betweenatalkandahardplace.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Feb 2

30 min 47 sec

Connect with Monique Peterkin on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/the.moniquepeterkinPreorder It Was Him Not Me:https://monique-peterkin.mykajabi.com/itwashimnotmeJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow us on Instagram @betweenatalkandahardplaceSubmit questions at www.betweenatalkandahardplace.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Jan 19

54 min 2 sec

LCSW Nicole Carter is sharing some self-soothing techniques to help you channel your inner calm with the world becomes too much!Follow her on Instagram to get more self-soothing techniquesCheck her out in Psychology TodayJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow us on Instagram @betweenatalkandahardplaceSubmit questions at www.betweenatalkandahardplace.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Jan 12

39 min 53 sec

Wishing you a Happy New Year! This is the last episode of the year for real this time! So what's next for Between a Talk and a Hard Place?Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow us on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Dec 2020

6 min 55 sec

A reflection of a year gone wild.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow us on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Dec 2020

42 min 49 sec

Enjoying holiday festivities can be difficult after the loss of a loved one. In this episode we share a few tips to help you navigate through.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Dec 2020

26 min 50 sec

In this episode we discuss personal insecurities.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Dec 2020

51 min 4 sec

In this episode, we talk with author Sandra Kiser about caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease.Resources:Alzheimer’s Association National Institute on AgingRead the Book:Mysterious Wonderment: When Alzheimers Disease Becomes Your Word of the DayJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Dec 2020

47 min 34 sec

In this episode we are talking about the multifaceted aspects that present after being diagnosed with Covid-19.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Nov 2020

44 min 36 sec

In this episode we are joined by the mother of our very own, Alecia.  Listen in as she shares her two time journey through a breast cancer diagnosis.Resources:BreastCancer.orgCancercare.orgSusan G. KomenRead the Book:We Survive to Thrive!: life changing stories of breast cancer survivors (Volume 1) 1st EditionJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Oct 2020

31 min 41 sec

In this episode I address the role my own insecurities and poor mindset played in an abusive relationship.Amazon:Making Peace With Broken PiecesWebsite: www.betweenatalkandahardplace.com  Join the Facebook group at @Betweenatalkandahardplace Follow me on Instagram @betweenatalkandahardplace Submit questions at www.betweenatalkandahardplace.com Email: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com  Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Oct 2020

14 min 24 sec

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In this episode we are sharing our thoughts about domestic abuse.If you need help:The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) www.ndvh.org Women of Color Network 1-800-537-2238 www.wocninc.orgJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Oct 2020

42 min 53 sec

In this episode I am sharing my thoughts on why mental health is still the most overlooked and under talked about subject in black and brown communities.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Sep 2020

12 min 15 sec

Memoirs of an Invisible Child is a transparent account of sexual abuse, self-abuse, self-loathing, depression, suicidal ideations, and attempts. Author Tonyia Madison joins this episode to discuss moving from tragedy to triumph.Buy the book:https://www.amazon.com/dp/B085RGLVMH/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_zy7zFb4NVNGSCJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Sep 2020

44 min 26 sec

In this episode, I'm helping you get A-Game ready for your personal development journey. Listen in as I share the 5 A's you need to have in your arsenal for success.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Sep 2020

10 min 40 sec

The term "Angry Black Woman" gets thrown around often but how true is it? Listen in as we talk our feelings on this stereotypical term.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Jun 2020

48 min 41 sec

From Coronavirus to police brutality, 2020 has been the nightmare of our dreams and we're only 6 months in! We have a lot to unpack so join us as we share our feelings.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Jun 2020

1 hr 24 min

Mothers Day has come and gone and we're reminiscing about growing up with our mothers.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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May 2020

43 min 53 sec

In this episode we are sharing our thoughts and experiences with religion.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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May 2020

1 hr 4 min

When you don't think you're enough, you live for the validation of other. Listen in as I speak with Roweena Davis about her chapter in the book, I Am Enough.Connect with RoweenaInstagram: www.instagram.com/SWANS_AGXIFacebook: www.facebook.com/SwansOutreachProgramJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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May 2020

37 min 28 sec

Mother, Activist, Entrepreneur, Advocate, Change Agent, Training Aide Developer, Author, Baker, Disabled Veteran, Survivor, Tanya Jones joins us to discuss being the brown girl in the ring.Connect with TanyaWebsite: www.interactiveadvocacy.comEmail: info@interactiveadvocacy.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/interactiveadvocacyInstagram: www.instagram.com/interactiveadvocacyJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Apr 2020

40 min 22 sec

Despite what society says, life does not end with teen pregnancy. Listen in as we discuss defying the odds and being our best selves with author/entrepreneur Jovita N. Miller..Connect with Jovita:Website: www.jovitanmiller.comFacebook: www.Facebook.com/JovitaNMillerInstagram: www. instagram.com/JNMEnterprisesLLCTwitter: www.twitter.com/JovitaNMillerLinkedIn: Jovita MillerJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Apr 2020

43 min 13 sec

Listen in as visionary Andrea Mckie talks about what inspired her to birth the Sisters In Arms Empowerment Movement (SIAEM) and turn it into a phenomenal Amazon Best Selling Book Collaboration.Connect with Andrea Mckie:Website: www.sistersinarmscorp.comemail: info@sistersinarmscorp.comFacebook: Sisters In Arms Empowerment MovementYouTube Channel: Sisters In ArmsJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Apr 2020

25 min 33 sec

More info > Multiple SclerosisJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Apr 2020

31 min 44 sec

It's been a crazy couple of weeks. We just want to check in to share our thoughts.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Mar 2020

1 hr 7 min

More info > Women's Health-DepressionConnect with Sheniqua Johnson, RNWebsite: www.sheniquajohnsonrn.comInstagram and Facebook: @sheniquajohnsonrnCatch her on Sundays on Facebook at 7:30pm @SisterlySundaysWithSheniquaDo you have a story to tell? Let Sheniqua help you birth it:Website: www.strongerthroughfaith.com Instagram and Facebook: @StrongerThroughFaithPublishingJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Mar 2020

58 min 23 sec

More info > Women's Health-StrokeJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Mar 2020

40 min 39 sec

Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Mar 2020

1 hr 6 min

More info > Women's Health-DiabetesJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Feb 2020

50 min 21 sec

Are all family secrets bad?Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Feb 2020

56 min

For many women, living with fibroids is a neverending struggle. Listen in as we discuss this very common women 's health issue.More info > Women's Health-Uterine FibroidsJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Jan 2020

40 min

Listen in as Nateara and Lisette reminisce about their childhood and growing up to face situations that broke them but couldn't keep them down.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace.

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Jan 2020

1 hr

In this first episode of Health Matters, Marilyn joins Nateara and Lisette to talk about their experiences after a thyroidectomy and radioactive iodine treatments. Get more info about your thyroid at the Office On Womens HealthCheck out this article on thyroid diet and nutrition at Everyday Health Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Dec 2019

44 min 48 sec

This week Coach Dee joins me to talk about the importance of communication between a parent and child.Listen in as she shares ways to speak so your child will listen and be attentive so you can hear what your child is trying to say.Learn more about Coach Dee at www.coachdeeinspires.comInstagram and Facebook @ CoachdeeinspiresEmail coachdeeinspires@gmail.comContact her today to order the Building Unbreakable Bonds Journal to start the journey to healthy communication!Keep the discussion going:Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Nov 2019

38 min 43 sec

This week we're talking the ins and outs of sliding in the dm's, dating, and marriage. Is it really an animal house out there? Listen in to hear what the ladies have to say abut their experience.Keep the discussion going:Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

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Nov 2019

1 hr 5 min

October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month but the discussion shouldn't stop there. In this episode we wrap up our talk on  our thoughts about domestic violence. The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) www.ndvh.org Women of Color Network 1-800-537-2238 www.wocninc.orgJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplaceLook for Janet on Instagram @iam_jfrost or @hobbyloccreator

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Nov 2019

47 min 4 sec

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In this episode, join Alecia, Sheneka, and Liz as we talk about myths and experiences and share our thoughts about intimate partner abuse.The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) www.ndvh.org Women of Color Network 1-800-537-2238 www.wocninc.orgJoin the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.comEmail: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Oct 2019

40 min 4 sec

Some people aren't loyal to you. They're loyal to their need of you. Be loyal to yourself.Join the Facebook group at @BetweenatalkandahardplaceFollow me on Instagram @lifelessonsandlovesessionsSubmit questions at www.lifelessonsandlovesessions.com Email: betweenatalkandahardplace@gmail.com Social Media Hashtag #betweenatalkandahardplace

Oct 2019

13 min 4 sec

A welcome message from host L. Mckenzie.

Sep 2019

10 min 37 sec