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The DiScardIt Podcast

48 EpisodesProduced by Jennifer N. Brantley, Esq.Website

Jennifer Brantley, Esq. is an attorney, speaker & preacher’s wife who battled imposter syndrome & came out crown-side up. She understands what it’s like to feel discounted, uninvited & discarded - but you can’t stay there if you want to succeed at this thing called life. You have to be your own star… read more

48 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

(re)Purposed, Season 3, Episode 9: Every Opportunity Isn’t THE Opportunity

March 25th, 2022


Ever seen the game shows where a prize is hidden behind a door - if only you select the right one? But what if a door, an opportunity SEEMS to be the right one, but may not be? Let’s talking about learning to close …

(re)Purposed, Season 3, Episode 8: There’s Growth in Your Discomfort Part Deux

January 28th, 2022


Growth often requires discomfort. Not the “beat your hand against a wall” discomfort, but a “I’ve never been here before” discomfort. We tackled this subject once before in an interview with boss babe Crystal Adeyemo. …

(re)Purposed, Season 3, Episode 7: Discarding Apologies (The Price is the Price)

January 20th, 2022


I know my worth and imma stick beside it aka The price is the price, is the price. That’s the mantra for this year because what we’re NOT going to do in 2022 is allow others to devalue us and/or what we have to offer. …

(re)Purposed, Season 3, Episode 6: Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable (and Growing from It)

December 3rd, 2021


You’ve heard it before - growth often lies in being willing to do things that are uncomfortable. It lies in taking chances and going out on limbs - even if you’re unsure the limb will bear your weight. In this episode, …

(re)Purposed Season 3, Episode 5: Taking Care of You

November 19th, 2021


We push ourselves to the limit every day. We measure ourselves against impossible benchmarks, sometimes ones entirely of our making, and feel like we’re behind in life. But who says that has to be true? You’re exactly …

(re)Purposed, Season 3, Episode 4: Your Time to Shine Will Come

October 22nd, 2021


How is that there are hundreds of companies offering the same exact products (e.g something as basic as WATER), yet they all somehow manage to thrive? And how can the answer to this question translate into our personal …

(re)Purposed, Season 3, Episode 3: Breaking Cycles

October 8th, 2021


“I didn’t realize how much my fear of being broke had shaped my life.” Chaffron Corder (aka Mack the Maverick) of Sweet Tea Gems shares how she repurposed her fear of losing it all, left the corporate world and started …

(Re)Purposed, Season 3, Episode 2: How to Take Good Care of You with LaQueshia Jeffries

September 24th, 2021


Today we’re talking about ways you can take good care of yourself by playing on purpose with LaQueshia Jeffries - the self-proclaimed Self-Care Queen. The Army wife, boy mom, educator and entrepreneur uses her own …

(Re)Purposed, Season 3, Episode 1: Deadly Distractions

September 10th, 2021


We’re baaackkk! Let’s talk about distractions and the consequences that result when we indulge in them. To get our Victory positive affirmations card …

(un)Qualified Episode 23: Showing Up as Your Best and Most Authentic Self

April 30th, 2021


We’re doing a Season wrap-up, celebrating all things DiscardIt, and discussing the need to show up as your best and most authentic self. Ever been in a situation where you felt like the you that you are was …

(un)Qualified Episode 22: Worthy of Love with Chi Amaefule

April 16th, 2021


As we prepare to wrap up Season 2, we’re touching yet again on another prevalent theme - love. Modern-day matchmaker Chi Amaefule knows a lot about …

(un)Qualified Episode 21: I Move a Lot and That’s Okay with Shermaine Perry-Knights

April 9th, 2021


We’re talking April Affirmations and the Month of the Military Child today. On the intro: Get your Victory Positive Affirmation Card Deck and more swag at About the interview: Shermaine …

(un)Qualified Episode 20: Pedestal Pusher

March 26th, 2021


Are You a Pedestal Pusher? There are two ways to pedestal push. You either 1.) Tend to put other people on a pedestal or 2.) Clap when someone else’s pedestal topples. Today, we’re delving both into the Derrick Jaxn …

(un) Qualified Episode 19: Check Your Heart Rhythm with Dr. Jasmine Leigh Morse

March 19th, 2021


Single (or not)? What’s your heart rhythm? Is it good or is it stuttering a bit? Are you anxious for marriage, a family to be a certain place in your career? If your heart is stuttering, if it’s skipping a beat or two - …

(un)Qualified Episode 18: A Life with no Regrets

March 12th, 2021


It’s my birthday and I’m having my cake and eating it too (as I should). No regrets. This is also the theme for my life. Learn how to easily …

(un)Qualified Episode 17: Tipping the Scales in Your Favor with Leah Beverly, the Mommy Counsel

March 5th, 2021


As an assistant district attorney in Las Vegas, Leah Beverly knows what it’s like to juggle a hefty work schedule with a busy home life. She’s …

(un)Qualified Episode 16: No More Trauma - Finding Purpose in the Pain with Melissa Margain

February 26th, 2021


*Trigger Warning* This episode contains mention of sexual assault. Melissa Margain served in the United States Army from 2005-2013. She currently …

(un) Qualified Episode 15: Mastering the Art of Self-Care with Alicia Caldwell

February 19th, 2021


Welcome to Black History Month (although we all know Black History is American History). Let’s amplify Black voices and celebrate those taking their seats at the table, unabashedly.
Today’s episode is all about …

(un)Qualified Episode 14: Forgetting the Language of Perfection with Renee Cave

February 12th, 2021


Welcome to Black History Month (although we all know Black History is American History). Let’s amplify Black voices and celebrate those taking their seats at the table, unabashedly.
Today’s guest, Renee Cave

(un)Qualified Episode 13 - Making Space: Black in Stem

February 5th, 2021


Welcome to Black History Month (although we all know Black History is American History). Let’s amplify Black voices and celebrate those taking their seats at the table, unabashedly.
Today’s guest, Dr. Lillian Brady, is …

(un)Qualified Episode 11: Brave Woman, Bold Vision with Crystal Glass

January 15th, 2021


Crystal Glass of Bold Intentionz shares her insight on how we can create bold visions for our lives. Theme Song: Nah! That Devil Is a Lie - Single by …

(un) Qualified Episode 10: For every Failure...with Best-selling Author Jayne Allen

January 8th, 2021


Jayne Allen, author of Black Girls Must Die Exhausted, is originally from Detroit and in her life outside of writing, is a serial entrepreneur, Harvard-trained attorney, and engineer. She dabbles in standup comedy, …

(Un)Qualified Episode 9: New Year, Truer Narrative with Bree Carroll

January 1st, 2021


You made it! Welcome to 2021! Let's start the year by confronting some lies head on. WARNING! Wig snatcher: Have you been lying TO yourself ABOUT yourself? Let's discard the false narrative, in favor of one …

(un)Qualified Episode 8: Making Travel Friendly with Travel Advisor & Autism Mom Dina Farmer

December 11th, 2020


86 percent of families with a member on the autism spectrum don’t travel because they assume there are no accommodations for them. When Dina Farmer’s …

(un)Qualified Episode 7: Building Better Boundaries with Courtney White, Esq. of Courthouse Couture

December 4th, 2020


Courtney White of Courthouse Couture, is a self-described believer, real estate attorney, fashion lover, dreamer and friend based in Houston, Texas. On any given day, you can find her either in her office, serving her …

(un)Qualified Episode 6: Discarding the Toxicity in Your Circle

November 20th, 2020


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(un)Qualified Episode 5: All Hair, is Good Hair (even on a bad hair day) with Erica Johnson of Hairrible

November 13th, 2020


It’s time for school! Lesson No. 1: All hair is good hair - even on a bad hair day. The military just updated its regulations on natural hairstyles. …

(un)Qualified Episode 4: Anxiety Has No Place Here

November 6th, 2020


Election Day, coronavirus, lock down, and more. If you’re feeling or fighting anxiety, this mini episode is for you. Theme Song: Nah! That Devil is a Lie - Single by Jasmine Edwards

(Un)Qualified Episode 3: You Are Both a Masterpiece and a Work in Progress with Dr. E.

October 30th, 2020


The power of social media will not be denied. She's battled devastating loss, subsequent anger at God and lack of accreditation by others to create a space of healing. For her, the phrase "'Love Naturally' sounds so …

(un)Qualified Episode 2: I Looked Up, and He Was Gone

October 23rd, 2020


At 20 years old, Natilie Williams received her Bachelors from Central Michigan University. At 22, she received her Masters in Communication from …

(Un)Qualified Episode 1: Getting Past “No”

October 16th, 2020


It’s the first episode of Season 2 and we can’t wait to explore what it means to be (un)Qualified and how we’ll discard that notion, together. If we’re going to talk about it, we’re going to TALK about it - and that …

Episode 14: Discard the Lies the Devil Told You

July 24th, 2020


We’ve come to the end of Season 1, but no worries - Season 2 is right around the corner. Today, though...whew, the Devil is a LIE! Find out why and hear our big announcement. Song played this episode: Nah! That Devil Is …

Episode 13: Discard Your Unhappy, with Maxine Reyes

July 10th, 2020


Maxine Reyes (@maxinereyestv) is an entrepreneur, coach, combat veteran, wife, mother and accomplished soloist. When it comes to transitions, she has …

Episode 12: Discard Limiting Beliefs with Ashleigh Magee

July 3rd, 2020


Your health extends to your mental mindset and requires that you discard limiting beliefs. Why is it that once we reach adulthood, we cease allowing …

Episode 11: Discard Darkness - You’ve Been Planted to Produce with Ticora Davis

June 26th, 2020


Ticora Davis, Esq. is an intellectual property advocate, attorney, author, speaker, wife and mother of two. One moment in 2016 set her life on a …

Episode 10: Discard Daddy Issues & Detangle the Sins of Our Fathers with Christian Jackson

June 19th, 2020


Christian Jackson, LPC, CACI, NCC is a licensed therapist based in SC and has worked in the human services field for more than 15 years. “community is a word dear to her heart and, as a therapist, she believes it’s …

Episode 9.5 (Bonus): Discard Doubt - You’ve Been Positioned for a Blessing

June 17th, 2020


So you want to be successful? You want to touch lives? You want to attract more people to your cause? Are you even ready for that - an influx of …

Episode 9: Discard Your Ego and Embrace the Storm with James Luter

June 12th, 2020


James Luter is father and Navy veteran who definitely knows a lot about sacrifice, but it was learning to let go of his old identity and the …

Episode 8: I’m Going Back to Africa with Jewel Thompson

June 5th, 2020


They say people can tell a lot about you, by those you call friends. If that’s the case, I’m so grateful that Jewel Thompson is part of my circle. …

Episode 7 (Bonus): Discard Racism

June 2nd, 2020


A couple of people have asked me if I’m okay. I’ve said yes. I lied. If you’re anything like me, your feelings may mirror mine. Here’s what’s really going on - and how you can keep your strength from failing in the …

Episode 6: Discard Excuses with Patience Riley of Whoa Mama

May 29th, 2020


What excuses have you been making? This week, I sat down with Patience Riley of WHOA MAMA. Patience Riley is the mom, coach, and blogger behind WHOA MAMA. Patience is passionate about maternal mental health and provides …

Episode 5: Discard the Past with Marla Bautista of The Bautista Project, Inc.

May 22nd, 2020


One word to describe today’s guest is “overcomer”. This week, we sat down with Marla Bautista of The Bautista Project, Inc. This Army military spouse …

Episode 4: Discard Competition - This Isn’t Hunger Games

May 15th, 2020


Before you listen to this episode, listen to Nelly’s song “Number One.” Oh, I don’t agree with it - I’m about to rip it to shreds. I just want the song to be stuck in your head, like it is in mine. Today, we’re throwing …

Episode 3: Discard Heartbreak or Become a Permanent Resident of the Heartbreak Hotel

May 8th, 2020


One thing in this life is sure, you’ll encounter pain. When that pain stems from heartbreak, through, sometimes that of our own making. How do you heal when you’re what’s wrong? Plus, a message to Ahmaud …

Episode 2: Discard the Need for Perfection.

May 4th, 2020


Welcome back to DiscardIt. No matter what you’re contemplating doing the time will never be “right” to do it. Here’s what to do when you want everything to be perfect, before you test the waters. #letitgo


This …

Episode 1: Discard the Need for Validation.

May 1st, 2020


Welcome to the first episode of DiscardIt. Every feel like your support system is waxing a little thin? Lack of support can have you feeling a little discarded - if you let it. Don’t. Here’s how. Please subscribe to …

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April 30th, 2020


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