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From Chaos to Creativity

July 9, 2024
Jenn Alvin, explores the challenges between pursuing passion and making a living. After a year of chaos, Jenn let's societal pressures take a back seat and gives creativity the wheel.

Is This Going to End Well?: Empowering Kids with ADHD

June 26, 2024
Maria Duroseau, pediatrician, parent, and author talks with us about parenting neurodivergent children, the ADHD experience for our kids, and how to best support them. Maria reminds us to recognize…

Envisioning Your Financial Future: Insights From a Wealth Advisor

June 4, 2024
Jim Elios, CEO & Founder of Elios Financial and Wealth Advisor join us to discuss the importance of setting boundaries with money at every stage of life. He emphasizes the…

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

May 21, 2024
Anthony Kuo, Career Satisfaction Coach helps us answer the age-old question "What do you want to be when you grow up?" - listen in as we talk recognizing dissatisfaction, identifying…

The Life Changing Power of Self-Worth

May 14, 2024
Listen in as we talk with Mint Miller, host of Better Mint Podcast, about boundaries in our lives with family, relationships, as parents, and with ourselves. Creating space to care…

Hear It From The Experts: Answering Your Listener Questions

May 1, 2024
Our host, Heather Drago (and some of our amazing guests), answer our listeners burning questions on Season 3 episodes and saying no.

Step Out on The Curious Foot: Boundaries Surrounding Inclusivity

April 23, 2024
Amanda Cole, Executive Director of LGBT + Allied Chamber of Commerce joins us to discuss exploring diversity, equity and inclusion by being curious rather than judgmental.

Finding Home: Setting Boundaries as Entrepreneurs and in Real Estate

April 16, 2024
SaCola Lehr, real estate agent and podcaster who prioritizes creating boundaries between your home, your life, and your career - while maintaining attainable goals and not being your own worst…

The Power of The Pause

April 9, 2024
Lianna Purjes, LCSW, therapist and Empowerment Coach joins us to talk boundary setting with loved ones who have a substance use disorder and how to build a better life after…

Unpacking Clutter: Setting Boundaries to Simplify

April 2, 2024
Star Hansen, Certified Professional Organizer (CPO©) and Clutter Whisperer joins us to talk about how our clutter may be trying to help us set boundaries we don't even know we…

Assumptions are the Mother of All Failures

March 25, 2024
Tinokuda Bvunzawabaya, someone who wants to redefine what it means to be a man, joins us for a conversation on boundaries and allyship.

Saying No to Injustice by Building Community

March 18, 2024
Angela Melfi, CEO and Co-Founder of Threads Worldwide, a social enterprise connecting women from 9 countries through fair trade, joins us to talk about weaving together motherhood and entrepreneurship as…

Leadership with Improv & Radical Empathy

March 12, 2024
Erin Diehl, a Business Improv Keynote Speaker & Edutainer, Recovering Perfectionist Turned #Failfluencer, an author talks to us about leading with radical empathy (and improv).

Unbreakable Energy

March 5, 2024
Katie Jackson, health and wellness coach, personal trainer and mom, talks about finding the joy in our lives to build unbreakable energy.

Setting Sobriety Boundaries

February 27, 2024
Marci Rossi, Certified Alcohol-Free Coach, talks letting go of limiting beliefs around alcohol, societal pressure, and sobriety.

Sorry I Haven’t Followed Up

February 19, 2024
Jay Schwedelson, marketing expert, talks about ethical marketing practices, balancing business ownership and life, and how not to take anything too seriously.

Looking for Love with Chantal Landreville

February 13, 2024
Chantal Landreville, author and relationship coach, joins us to talk about opening yourself up to love in many different ways.

Book Club Roundtable: “Just Do Nothing” by Joanna Hardis

February 8, 2024
In our "Just Do Nothing" book club roundtable we discuss everything we learned and loved from friend Joanna Hardis' book.

“Just Do Nothing” with Joanna Hardis

February 6, 2024
Joanna Hardis, LISW author of "Just Do Nothing" shares ways to get more comfortable with thoughts and our feelings surrounding them.

You Belong at the Table

January 30, 2024
Ashley Jones talks about bullying throughout the judicial system, treating others fairly and with kindness and the importance of making space at the table for women.

Falling Forward with NoorJehan Tourte

January 22, 2024
NoorJehan Tourte, successful woman and empowerment advocate for women talks falling down, getting back up and becoming YOU.

I Get Knocked Down, But I Get Up Again

January 15, 2024
Kate Rawlings, business owner, women's coach, and survivor discusses persevering through life's adversities.

Your Dog Knows How To Set Boundaries

January 9, 2024
Denise Heroux, The Ambitious Groomer, and owner of a chain of local businesses talks scaling your business, setting healthy boundaries for your team, life, business, and customers. Take it from…

Body Image: Where to Set Boundaries

December 19, 2023
Laura Thomas, certified fitness coach, talks body image, healthy boundary setting habits, and the importance of showing our bodies gratitude for how they have served us.

Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

December 12, 2023
Dr. Cassandra LeClair joins us to discuss how to decipher our emotional history, unravel relational patterns, and communicate authentically.

Doing Your Inner Work

December 5, 2023
Jo Peters, an experienced leader shares her insights on the importance of inner work in order to live the life of our dreams.

Finding Your Why & Finding Your No

November 30, 2023
Avery Thatcher shares her journey to finding her why and finding her no to live an authentic and balanced life.

Holiday Budgeting: Spreadsheets, Hosting, and Gift Lists

November 7, 2023
Rachel Durci, Financial Wellness Coach and Owner of Effortless Budgeting joins us to discuss the stresses around holiday spending, budgeting, hosting and more. Find ways to plan ahead and mitigate…

Narcissism 102

October 31, 2023
Chelsey Cole Brooke, LPC, discusses red flags, signs of narcissism, and how to navigate a relationship with someone displaying these behaviors.

Boundary Setting For Successful Leaders

October 25, 2023
Join in as Andrea Peck shares insights on the best habits of successful leaders and the communication with their teams and in their personal life.

Balancing Work and Fun: Finding Time for Your Passions

October 17, 2023
Sarah Becker, co-owner of City Six Strings, musical genius, and host of the podcast Sarapy discusses the finding balance between passions in life and work. They can live together in…

Saying No to Sexual Harassment

October 10, 2023
Alreen Haeggquist, a seasoned lawyer on a mission to support women facing sexual abuse, harassment, or discrimination, joins us in a deep and meaningful conversation about helping others stand up…

Changing our Money Mindsets

October 3, 2023
Rachel Durci, Financial Wellness Coach and Owner of Effortless Budgeting joins us to discuss boundary setting with finances, how to change your money mindset, and finding the right balance between…

Narcissism 101

September 26, 2023
Chelsey Cole Brooke, LPC-MHSP, CPTT, RPT, discusses gaslighting and narcissism. Listen in as she shares what these terms truly mean and how to navigate someone who is a narcissist or…

I’m Sorry You Don’t Understand

September 12, 2023
Sarah Saunders joins us to discuss parenting, accepting our children's diagnoses, and how to set boundaries to maintain the endurance of raising kids!

A Deep Dive into OCD

August 29, 2023
Joanna Hardis, LISW, helps us to understand the common misconceptions of OCD and what it's like for those who are struggling.

Exploring The Wild Precious Life

August 22, 2023
Host of Wild Precious Life Podcast, Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh, joins us to discuss living with intention and creating a space for learning.

Finding Balance While Pursuing “Perfection”

August 8, 2023
Remembering that your passions hold more value than perfection, from a Grammy award winning pianist, Dr. Angelin Chang.

Thoughts are Just Thoughts: Joanna Hardis on Facing Our Anxieties

August 1, 2023
Joanna Hardis, LISW-S, talks with us about understanding our anxiety and remembering that thoughts are just that, thoughts.

Book Club Roundtable: “F*ck No!” by Sarah Knight

July 25, 2023
Our first (and most hilarious) book club roundtable on "F*ck No!" with friends and colleagues Jenn Prochaska and Jen Bauer.

Author Sarah Knight, on “F*ck No!” and Why We Need to Stop Saying Yes

July 18, 2023
New York Times Bestselling Author, Sarah Knight, joins us to talk about "F*ck no! and how to stop saying yes.
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The Abundance Mindset: Trusting Ourselves as Entrepreneurs

July 11, 2023
Jenn Prochaska talks setting boundaries as an entrepreneur, the abundance mindset, and the importance of community as a business owner.

Navigating Difficult Conversations with Children

July 4, 2023
Beverly Soggs, Child Life Specialist discusses the best ways to have difficult conversations with children.

Been There Got Out: Surviving (and Escaping) Toxic Relationships

June 27, 2023
Sara Ismail-Beigi Bartlett discusses quiet quitting and the importance of setting boundaries and providing feedback at work.
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Setting Boundaries at Work: Why “Quiet Quitting” Isn’t the Answer

June 20, 2023
Sara Ismail-Beigi Bartlett discusses quiet quitting and the importance of setting boundaries and providing feedback at work.
Joanna Pavlak on Pelvic Floor Therapy

Common Does Not Mean Normal

August 16, 2022
Joanna Pavlak talks pelvic floor therapy, what to expect, and what signs to look for when seeking PT.
Catherine Mattice on Workplace Bullying

Saying No to Workplace Bullying

August 2, 2022
Catherine Mattice on ways to prevent and end workplace bullying by putting yourself first and becoming an ally.
Terry Tucker Embrace the Suck

Embrace the Suck

July 19, 2022
Terry Tucker on staying positive and motivated in the face of a terminal diagnosis. Embrace the suck, when things go wrong find the power of hope!
Dr. Susan Landers discusses postpartum depression and anxiety

The Fourth Trimester

July 5, 2022
Dr. Susan Landers on the fourth trimester: postpartum depression and anxiety, and navigating the physical, mental, and emotional changes that come with new motherhood.

Saying Yes to Joy

June 21, 2022
Join us with Roger Williams in discussing how to say yes to joy and marking items off your bucket list for a more intentional life.

Because This Takes Practice

June 7, 2022
A check in with Heather Drago and Sarah Saunders on their continued journey to set healthy boundaries because this takes practice.

Boundaries & Consent

May 24, 2022
We speak with the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence to discuss creating boundaries and managing consent.

Dealbreakers in Love

May 10, 2022
Alex Mellor-Brook on love, relationships and how to keep putting our best foot forward.

Rethinking Food and the Mind/Body Connection

April 26, 2022
Alie Basen on mind/body connection and rethinking our eating habits.

Living in the Slow Lane

April 12, 2022
Katie Leigh Jackson on taking a step back and slowing life down, especially when approaching burnout.
Dr. Susan Landers discusses postpartum depression and anxiety

Spinning Plates

March 29, 2022
Dr. Susan Landers on Burnout and the Invisible Load of Motherhood

Finding the No (Still)

March 15, 2022
A reintroduction to Heather Drago and Sarah Saunders on their continued journey to set healthy boundaries and say no. Listen in for practical, proven ways to find your no.

Tony Legando

May 18, 2021
In this episode, we talk with OHSFCA Hall of Fame coach, author, and motivational speaker, Tony Legando, about leadership, perseverance, and connection... and oh, so much more.

Tim Dorsey

May 4, 2021
In this episode, we talk with Tim Dorsey about his battle with cancer, overcoming challenges, and how "doing the reps" and understanding that "everything is everything" can help shift your…

Reanna & Davis Karousis

April 13, 2021
In this episode, we talk about changing family dynamics by setting boundaries, finding connection as a couple when life is crazy, and accepting whatever season of life we find ourselves…

Sarah Rintamaki

March 23, 2021
In this episode, we talk about saying no to societal expectations and the types of conversations we need to start having in order to facilitate change.


February 2, 2021
In this episode, we talk with Raquel Kelley and Kristen Schneider, of the MOMGUL podcast, about putting ourselves first in order to live our best lives.

Justin Saunders

January 19, 2021
In this episode, we're joined by Justin Sanders and talk about how he and Sarah approach parenting and life as a partnership.

Jenn Prochaska

January 5, 2021
In this episode, Jenn Prochaska talks about her struggles with addiction, finding clarity and community, surrendering to a higher power, and embracing "I don't know."

Jamal Collins

December 8, 2020
In this episode, we talk with designer and educator Jamal Collins about his life and work, how he found his purpose, and how he teaches his students to say no…

Jennifer Stringer

November 24, 2020
In this episode, we talk with Jennifer Stringer about when her life suddenly changed, and how she's thriving in the face of adversity by setting boundaries and refusing to give…

Jamie Speer

November 10, 2020
In this episode, we talk with Jamie Speer about setting boundaries and finding laughter and perfection in life's imperfect moments.

Gail Palmer

October 13, 2020
Listen in as we talk to Gail Palmer of Palmer Event Solutions and she tells us about the nos that have helped define her company's mission.

Pilot Episode

September 29, 2020
Welcome to “That’s a Hard No” – the podcast about saying no (in all its forms) so you can become the authentic and empowered person that this world needs. In this episode, we introduce ourselves…