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Cordelia Gaffar

007: Overcoming Postpartum Depression with Cordelia Gaffar

By lifewitharwen / September 15, 2020 /

Getting through the darkest and most difficult emotions in life isn’t always about sheer force or brute strength. It’s about reassurance, confidence, grace, and learning to use that darkness as a source of power. After having her second child and surviving two miscarriages, Cordelia Gaffar felt less like herself than ever before. Rather than go…

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getting fired arwen becker

006: Cougar Attack and Getting Fired were Unexpected Gifts

By lifewitharwen / September 8, 2020 /

Being fired from her dream job ushered in the beginning of the end of Arwen’s first marriage. Major confusion ensued as all she knew was unexpectedly and forcefully ripped away. From the time she was five, Arwen desired to work with wild animals and by the age of 20, that dream came true. She ran…

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sheryl hickerson

005: A Man is Not a Financial Plan with Sheryl Hickerson

By lifewitharwen / September 1, 2020 /

Through divorce, Sheryl Hickerson learned the hard way that a man is not a financial plan. After 25 years of marriage, and standing outside a Michael’s Craft store, with her two grandson’s hands in her own, her husband called to tell her the big news, “I don’t want to be married to you anymore.”      Sheryl is the founder of Females & Finance, a 3000-strong private…

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Abby Havermann

004: Self-Care is Not a Spa Day with Abby Havermann

By lifewitharwen / August 25, 2020 /

Even the strongest, most confident, and most capable people in your life aren’t invincible. In fact, many women spend hours of their lives convincing people that they’ve got it all together when life is falling apart. Within the same month, Abby Havermann found herself facing her father’s diagnosis with esophageal cancer and her seven-year-old son was diagnosis with a degenerative neuromuscular disorder, Charcot-Marie-Tooth.  Today, Abby joins the podcast to talk…

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Alayne Reesberg

003: Reinvention Takes Courage with Alayne Reesberg

By lifewitharwen / August 17, 2020 /

Growing up largely invisible to her parents, Alayne Reesberg learned autonomy at a very young age. Yet at home she was constantly surrounded by books, which filled much of the void she felt with information and knowledge of the world at large. She discovered very early on that this insatiable curiosity she had to learn would provide her…

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Arwen Becker

002: It’s Okay to Want to Quit, Just Don’t with Arwen Becker

By lifewitharwen / August 17, 2020 /

When life is collapsing in on you, yet your personal and professional lives are intertwined, how do you persevere? After 17 years of working together, Arwen and her husband made the decision to sell half of their business and she was going to work for someone else. Arwen saw the sale as an opportunity to…

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Arwen Becker

001: Welcome to She Handled It with Arwen Becker

By lifewitharwen / August 17, 2020 /

Welcome to the She Handled It with Arwen Becker. In this podcast, Arwen highlights women from different areas of study, ethnicities and backgrounds, who openly share with her one of the worst moments in their life. They go back to that rock-bottom moment, how it was overcome, what she learned and how beauty was brought forth from…

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