Episodes
In this episode, we’re focusing on one of my favorite things to talk about: building confidence. We’ll cover some tips on how to build confidence the right way, and we’ll look at an interesting article that covers the science behind confidence. Then, we’ll unpack a verse of Scripture on this topic and finish up with some journal questions to help you dive deeper! Coming Up This Week: - How to Build Confidence - Where Confidence Actually Comes From - Why You Keep Losing Your Confidence
Published 01/18/22
Published 01/18/22
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to push through fear instead of running from it. We’ll look at an article that unpacks the difference between men and women when it comes to fear. Then, we’ll talk about a Scripture that’s deeply personal for me and take time to reflect with some journal questions! • The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned About Fear • What Are Women Most Afraid Of? • Is Fear of Failure Holding You Back?
Published 01/11/22
This episode is all about balance, including what it really is and how it can be affected by your season of life. We’re going to unpack an article I read recently that talks about the double standard for men and women when it comes to work-life balance, then we’ll wrap up by reflecting on a verse from Ecclesiastes. - Why We Need to Redefine Life Balance - Is Life Balance Different for Men and Women? - This Will Change How You Prioritize Your Time
Published 01/04/22
The new year is just a few days away! In this episode, we’re putting everything we’ve learned this month into action using one of my favorite tools. And I’ll walk you through the process of creating your ideal schedule so you can prioritize your goals on your calendar. Then, we’ll wrap up with a call from a woman who’s wondering how to handle a change of heart about her business.
Published 12/28/21
Let’s continue our conversation about getting ready for the new year! In this episode, we’re talking about the importance of breaking down your 2022 vision into realistic goals—and I’ll give you five simple steps for goal-setting that will help you bring your dreams to life. Then, we’ll wrap up with a question from a busy mom who’s wondering about going back to college.
Published 12/21/21
Welcome to our second week of planning and prepping for 2022! In this episode, we’re talking about the importance of casting a vision for the future, and we’re going to walk through some super practical tips for doing that so we can discern what we want and what we should aim for this year. And we’ll wrap up with a question about whether or not it’s necessary to become a morning person! Don’t Set Goals Until You Do THIS Five Ways to Figure Out What You Want in Life Should I Become a Morning P
Published 12/14/21
In this episode, I walk through a simple process that will help you stop doing the things that make you feel stuck so you can make real progress in 2022. We’ll wrap up with a great question from a mom who wants to prep her business for maternity leave! Coming up this week: How to Stop Repeating the Same Mistakes 4 Ways to Prepare for 2022 How Do I Prepare My Business for Maternity Leave? Resources: Crush your goals with the 2022 Goal Planner. https://bit.ly/2YZLxwc
Published 12/07/21
In this episode, we’re focusing on something that can be intimidating—money. But don’t stress, because we’ll talk through it together! First, we’ll go over five money mistakes you might be making, and then I’ll sit down with my friend and money expert George Kamel for an eye-opening conversation about money traps. Finally, we’ll wrap up with a question about managing finances in your business. Crush your goals with the 2022 Goal Planner. https://bit.ly/2YZLxwc
Published 11/30/21
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to be thankful during the holidays. Because let’s be real: We all want to be thankful, but it can be hard to remember sometimes. Then, we’re going to talk about some practical things you can do to make the most of your family time this season. And we’ll wrap up with a caller question about how to deal with change. • 3 Ways to Stop Being Discontent • How to Avoid Family Conflict During the Holidays • How to Not Get Stressed Out by Change
Published 11/23/21
In this episode, we’ll be talking about how to recognize when you’re drifting off track in your life. I get to sit down with Christine Caine—the amazing author, Bible teacher and founder of A21—and hear her thoughts on what causes us to drift from our God-given purpose. Then, we’ll wrap up with a great question from a single working mom. 5 Signs Your Life Is Off Track The Real Cost of Doing Nothing with Christine Caine I Feel Like I’m Failing As A Single Working Mom (What Should I Do?)
Published 11/16/21
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to know if you’re being called to do something. I’m going to sit down with New York Times bestselling author Max Lucado to talk about what we can learn from the biblical book of Esther (one of my favorites). Then, we’ll wrap up with a question from a woman who doesn’t have peace about her business. Should You Do Things You’re Unqualified For? You Were Made for This Moment with Max Lucado Am I Putting My Business Above the Lord?
Published 11/09/21
Let’s talk about how to find work you love! It’s so important to enjoy your work, and I’m going to break down why your job doesn’t have to be a J-O-B. I also sit down with my good friend and career expert Ken Coleman to unpack how to find meaningful work. Then we’ll wrap up with a question about getting promoted with humility! - Are You Believing This Lie About Your Job? - The Path to Finding Meaningful Work with Ken Coleman - My coworkers resent my promotion. What should I do? 
Published 11/02/21
Our homes are such a big part of who we are and how we feel about our lives—so today, we’re talking about practical ways you can love your house again. I get to sit down with an amazing new author, Allie Casazza, who just released a book called Declutter Like a Mother (I need that in my life!). Then we’ll wrap up with a question from a mom who wants to know if it’s still okay to set career goals. Check out Allie’s Uncluttered Kids quiz: https://alliecasazza.com/kidsquiz 
Published 10/26/21
Y’all know I love to dive into uncomfortable topics, which is why I’m excited to tackle today’s topic on whether or not it’s okay to be proud of yourself. I’ll give some tips for embracing “healthy pride,” and then I’ll share an amazing conversation I had about this with some women I admire. To wrap it all up, I’ll take a call from a frustrated mom who asks a great question about asking for help.
Published 10/19/21
I’m so excited because, today, we’re talking about something y’all ask me about often: how to discern the prompting of the Holy Spirit from random thoughts, ideas or feelings. I get to sit down with my new friend Alex Seeley as she shares some wisdom on who the Holy Spirit is and how we can know God more deeply. Then we’ll wrap up the episode with a great question about prioritization!
Published 10/12/21
Today’s episode is all about business: what to do, what not to do, and how to make your goals come to life! I walk through some key do’s and don’ts of business, and then I get to talk to the amazing Jasmine Star about some winning social media strategies. We’ll wrap up the show with a great question on how to generate leads without spending a ton. Don’t miss this one, y’all!
Published 10/05/21
Today, we’re talking about some simple steps for improving your life—especially if you’re a parent. First, we’ll walk through five signs that something needs to change in your life, and what to do about it. Then I talk with my friend Dr. Meg Meeker about how to stop chasing perfection and start having more fun as a parent. And we’ll wrap up with a super relatable question from a stay-at-home mom!
Published 09/28/21
In this episode, we talk about one of my favorite tools: the Enneagram. I know this personality typing system thing can be confusing, so we’re going to break down what it is and what it means. Plus, I sit down with authors Beth and Jeff McCord to talk about how to view the Enneagram through the lens of faith. Then, we’ll wrap up the episode with a great question about rest versus hustle.
Published 09/21/21
Life balance—let’s talk about it. I’m so excited to sit down with this panel of incredible women and get their thoughts, feelings and insights on this topic! We’re talking about what life balance actually is and whether or not we can achieve it, how to set better boundaries, saying no to people-pleasing, and so much more. Don’t miss this amazing conversation with Angie Smith, Melinda Doolittle, Patsy Clairmont, Karen Harmon, Brandi Wilson and Courtney Dyksterhouse.
Published 09/14/21
In today’s episode, we’ll talk about my top five tips for a great marriage. Then we get to hear from multiplatinum country artist Russell Dickerson and his awesome wife, Kailey, on what makes their marriage work so well. Finally, we’ll wrap up with a great question about how to deal with feelings of burnout at work. Y’all don’t want to miss this one!
Published 09/07/21
Today we’re talking about how to make decisions that are right for you and your family. I also get to sit down with my good friend Rebekah Lyons—author, speaker and Bible teacher—to talk about how to trust God when life doesn’t look like you thought it would. Finally, I’ll wrap up the show by answering a super vulnerable question one of the listeners sent in. You don’t want to miss it! Resources: Preorder Take Back Your Time: The Guilt-Free Guide to Life Balance. https://bit.ly/3AZle73
Published 08/31/21
In this episode, we’re talking about something that impacts us all: how to adjust to new life seasons. I get to sit down with my good friend, author and podcaster Stephanie May Wilson, who shares how she’s adjusting to being a new mom to twin girls. Then, we’ll wrap up the show by talking about what to do if you’re in an unloving relationship.
Published 08/24/21
Want to save even more on food? Save and entertain with these cost-cutting tips! Five simple recipes you can make for $15 or less How to entertain friends for less with help from cook and author Abby Turner How much you should spend on groceries—plus tips to save big on the grocery budget Follow me on Instagram @RachelCruze. Resources: Start a free trial of Ramsey+: https://bit.ly/3A45Be4 Visit Abby Turner’s website: https://atabletopaffair.com/
Published 08/23/21
It’s not easy to admit when we need help. But once we finally do, it can change our entire lives. In this episode, I’ll sit down with author and counselor David Thomas to talk about why it’s so important to get help. And I’ll wrap up the show by answering a big question that someone sent in. You don’t want to miss it!
Published 08/17/21