Ep. 54 Why We Need To Open Up About Our Struggles. W/Olivia

The Podcast

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Interviewing Olivia during was an absolute blessing. 

In this interview she shares her journey of dealing with anxiety, depression, and panic attacks. 

I want other people to know they are not alone. For a long time I thought it was just me.”

The key things we talk about are: 

  • How important it is to find someone to talk to through your struggles. Even if you’re ashamed or embarrassed. 
  • Practical advice to calming down from a panic attack.
  • Olivia shares what panic attacks feel like for her. 
  • In a season of loneliness and rejection, Olivia started having extreme feelings of isolation. She shared that she wouldn’t have been able to get through it without the support of her mom and best friends. 

“No one on this earth is meant to get through life alone. There are people in your who want to support you even in the darkest moments.”

Remember, if you’re struggling, feeling alone, or having suicidal thoughts. Reach out to a trusted friend. Talk about it. Don’t feel guilty for sharing. Your friends and family WANT to be there for you and that’s why we are all here. To support each other.

If you’re struggling reach out to Olivia on instagram.

Below, we listed phone numbers you can contact if you need to talk with someone. Including phone numbers provided by Bakersfield Psychiatric Wellness.

Open up, share your struggles and share what’s going on.
Until next time, keep on pursuing your greatness! 

XO, Sarena 


Ep. 53 The Inside Scoop About Virtual Assistants. With April

The Podcast

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April is a military spouses, a mother of 2, a business strategist and a VA coach for military spouses. She is a woman who is focused and on a mission to take over the world I’m pretty sure. 😉

Phew, that sounds like a lot right?

In this interview we take a lot of twists and turns in April’s life to understand how she got to where she is today. From the moment she went into labor, at 26 weeks. Which totally rocked her world.

We talk about how scary and unknown events can change your life.

Other things we talk about in this interview include:

  • We talk about how she dove into the world of being a Virtual assistant, and she started.
  • April shares what a virtual assistant actually is and does.
  • We dive into specific strategies to overcome people pleasing.
  • Including April’s Lipstick mirror reminders.
  • It’s okay to say no. It’s okay to have different expectations.
  • How in a healthy way you can gain control of situations.

I hope this episodes was helpful and inspiring for you as you chase your side hustle and business.

Thank you for sharing in the Women For Greatness Community. Don’t forget to leave a review on iTunes.

And until next week, Keep on pursuing your greatness.

XO, Sarena.