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All episodes from SHE HANDLED IT! Podcast

001: Welcome to She Handled It with Arwen Becker

001: Welcome to She Handled It with Arwen Becker

By Arwen Becker | 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 […]

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

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

By Arwen Becker | 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 […]

003: Reinvention Takes Courage with Alayne Reesberg

003: Reinvention Takes Courage with Alayne Reesberg

By Arwen Becker | 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 […]

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

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

By Arwen Becker | 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 […]

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

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

By Arwen Becker | 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 […]

006: Cougar Attack and Getting Fired were Unexpected Gifts

006: Cougar Attack and Getting Fired were Unexpected Gifts

By Arwen Becker | 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 […]

007: Overcoming Postpartum Depression with Cordelia Gaffar

007: Overcoming Postpartum Depression with Cordelia Gaffar

By Arwen Becker | 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 […]

008: Time to Save Yourself with Amber Vilhauer

008: Time to Save Yourself with Amber Vilhauer

By Arwen Becker | September 22, 2020


After five girls beat her up and dozens of others just stood in observation, 16-year-old Amber Vilhauer knew something in her life had to change and ultimately, she was the one responsible for saving herself. There comes a day when […]

009: The Real You is More Than Enough with Judy Hoberman

009: The Real You is More Than Enough with Judy Hoberman

By Arwen Becker | September 29, 2020


“You’ll never amount to anything” were the words spoken over Judy Hoberman throughout her youth. After telling her dad that she wanted to go to medical school to become a doctor, he took that information and instead enrolled her into […]

010: Takes Courage to Walk Away

010: Takes Courage to Walk Away

By Arwen Becker | October 6, 2020


It’s one thing to quit when things just get hard. It’s another to surrender when things become cruel and abusive. Through Arwen’s experience playing Division 1 volleyball, she realized firsthand that surrendering is different than quitting. It’s about self-respect. It’s […]