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Kristin McGriff aka “Kandidly Kristin,” Founder & Host of The Kandid Shop Podcast

Kristin is a voice-over actor and Founder & Host of The Kandid Shop Podcast.

She believes we each have a purpose, a path & a platform to candidly share our unique voices with the world if we just tap into it.

Her personal motto is “Don’t let your inner me become your enemy”

When not podcasting or doing voice-over work, Kristin enjoys swimming, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family, especially her 3 grandbabies!

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Best Of Season 3: Forgiveness Is A Choice: A Kandid Chat On The Illusion Of Mandatory Forgiveness W/Michelle Agopsowitz &Raquo;
BEST OF SEASON 3: Forgiveness is a Choice: A Kandid Chat on the Illusion of Mandatory Forgiveness w/Michelle Agopsowitz

Shoot Me A Message!Have you ever felt the heavy weight of being told to forgive when your heart wasn't ready? Join me, as I engage in an enlightening conversation with  Counselor, Reiki Master, …

Shoot Me A Message!H…

Shoot Me A Message!Have you ever felt the heavy weight of being told to forgive when your heart wasn't ready? Join me, as I engage in an enlightening conversation with  Counselor, Reiki Master, and the Founder of Illuminated Path Counseling, Michelle Agopsowicz. Together, we get kandid about toxic forgiveness and how societal norms rush us into a reconciliation that may not serve our healing.  The Stats:In a poll conducted in the Kandidly Speaking Facebook group, participants were asked if they felt pressured to forgive someone before they were emotionally ready. The results showed th…

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Conversations Without Conflict: A Kandid Chat On Politics, Religion, And Conversations For Healing With Corey Nathan &Raquo;
Conversations Without Conflict: A Kandid Chat on Politics, Religion, and Conversations for Healing with Corey Nathan

Shoot Me A Message!In today’s episode of The Kandid Shop, I had the pleasure of chatting with Corey Nathan, the creative mind behind the "Talkin Politics and Religion Without Killin’ Each Other" p…

Shoot Me A Message!I…

Shoot Me A Message!In today’s episode of The Kandid Shop, I had the pleasure of chatting with Corey Nathan, the creative mind behind the "Talkin Politics and Religion Without Killin’ Each Other" podcast. Corey shared his unique journey from growing up in an observant Jewish family to converting to Christianity in his late twenties, which sparked his interest in navigating challenging conversations about religion and politics.Corey emphasized the importance of engaging in these divisive topics civilly and highlighted the necessity of recognizing the humanity in everyone, even when opinions …

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Demystifying Diabetes: A Kandid Chat On Managing And Understanding The Condition W/Chet Galaska &Raquo;
Demystifying Diabetes: A Kandid Chat on Managing and Understanding the Condition w/Chet Galaska

DISCLAIMER:The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The use of information on this podcast or materials linked from this…

DISCLAIMER:The conte…

DISCLAIMER:The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The use of information on this podcast or materials linked from this podcast is at the user’s own risk and listeners should not disregard or delay in obtaining medical advice for any medical condition they may have and should seek the assistance of their health care professionals for any such conditions.Discover the truth behind diabetes with Chet Galaska, creator of the Challenge Diabetes program and Author of "The Diabetes Book: What Everyone Should Know,"  a…

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Artist Spotlight: Star Of &Quot;Starry Road To Freedom: The Life Of Frederick Douglass&Quot; W/Darius Wallace &Raquo; Fiewviohc23Ctm4Wdhbcsfn01Y26
Artist Spotlight: Star of "Starry Road to Freedom: The Life of Frederick Douglass" w/Darius Wallace

Ever wondered how a person's life could pivot on a single moment or 2? That's what happened to Darius Wallace, a one-time gang-involved teen whose life took a dramatic turn toward the footli…

Ever wondered how a …

Ever wondered how a person's life could pivot on a single moment or 2? That's what happened to Darius Wallace, a one-time gang-involved teen whose life took a dramatic turn toward the footlights thanks to a teacher's timely intervention. My guest this week is the extraordinary Darius himself, whose powerful one-man shows breathe life into historical giants like Frederick Douglass and Malcolm X. He doesn't just portray these icons; he embodies their spirit, sharing a journey that reminds us of the transformative power of storytelling!This heart-to-heart isn't just a wal…

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The Gist Of Bid-Whist: A Kandid Chat On The Cultural History Of Bid Whist With Author Lamont Jones &Raquo;
The Gist of Bid-Whist: A Kandid Chat on the Cultural History of Bid Whist with Author Lamont Jones

Have you ever thought the timeless tradition of card games could reveal profound cultural stories?  Well, today's episode was nothing short of a treat as I sit down with the insightful and engag…

Have you ever though…

Have you ever thought the timeless tradition of card games could reveal profound cultural stories?  Well, today's episode was nothing short of a treat as I sit down with the insightful and engaging Lamont Jones, a boxing business attorney and the Author of  the critically acclaimed book, "The Gist of Bid Whist: The Culturally-Rich Card Game from Black America."Lamont's passion for Bid Whist shone through as he recounted his own introduction to the game during law school, a time when he was blissfully unaware of its rich cultural roots and strategic complexity. We laughed about the …

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From Sundown Towns To Sunlit Communities: A Kandid Chat W/Becky Nicolaides On The Rise Of Multicultural Suburbs &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 30
From Sundown Towns to Sunlit Communities: A Kandid Chat w/Becky Nicolaides on the Rise of Multicultural Suburbs

Embark on a historical odyssey with our beacon of knowledge on Los Angeles suburbia's evolution, Becky Nicolaides, Historian and Author of, "The New Suburbia." Discover a past where fair housing …

Embark on a historic…

Embark on a historical odyssey with our beacon of knowledge on Los Angeles suburbia's evolution, Becky Nicolaides, Historian and Author of, "The New Suburbia." Discover a past where fair housing laws and the crumbling of racial covenants ushered in a vibrant era of multiculturalism across once-segregated neighborhoods. Through Becky's narrative in "The New Suburbia," we cast a lens on the suburban landscapes that now mirror the national mosaic, challenging the stereotypes of homogenous white enclaves and heralding an era where diversity is the very fabric of community life.Journey wi…

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Sowing Seeds Of Sustainability &Amp; Joy: A Kandid Chat On Composting, Sprouting, And Laughter Yoga W/Cathy Nesbitt &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 4
Sowing Seeds of Sustainability & Joy: A Kandid Chat on Composting, Sprouting, and Laughter Yoga w/Cathy Nesbitt

Uncover the transformative power of worms and laughter in my enlightening conversation with Cathy Nesbitt, the visionary behind Cathy's Crawley's Composters, Sprouters, and Laughter Club. As…

Uncover the transfor…

Uncover the transformative power of worms and laughter in my enlightening conversation with Cathy Nesbitt, the visionary behind Cathy's Crawley's Composters, Sprouters, and Laughter Club. As we navigate the fertile grounds of sustainability, Cathy shares her expertise on the revolution beneath our feet—vermicomposting—and the sprouts that add vigor to our meals and our planet. Her laughter yoga journey intertwines with tales of red wigglers, offering a blend of wisdom and joy that promises to inspire your lifestyle and tickle your funny bone.The world of sprouting unfolds in a sy…

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Empowerment &Amp; Freedom Beyond Narcissism: A Kandid Chat On Shadow Work And Healing W/Kim Carpenter &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 83
Empowerment & Freedom Beyond Narcissism: A Kandid Chat on Shadow Work and Healing w/Kim Carpenter

On this episode, I embark on a healing journey with Kim Carpenter, a mindset coach with an intuitive legacy. This episode is a powerful exploration of the transformation from the depths of narcissisti…

On this episode, I e…

On this episode, I embark on a healing journey with Kim Carpenter, a mindset coach with an intuitive legacy. This episode is a powerful exploration of the transformation from the depths of narcissistic abuse to the heights of self-empowerment. Kim opens up about her triumph over toxic relationships, gifting listeners with the tools to recognize and recover from the manipulation of a narcissist. Her profound insights into self-worth reclamation and the strategies she shares are not merely lifelines for the trapped but guiding lights for anyone on the path to healing.The enchanting tale behind B…

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Getting Your Resisting Loved One Into Treatment W/ Dr. Brian Licuanan &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 55
Getting Your Resisting Loved One Into Treatment w/ Dr. Brian Licuanan

Have you ever found yourself helplessly watching a loved one struggle with addiction or mental health issues? You're not alone, and this episode is a gentle yet potent reminder of the hope and su…

Have you ever found …

Have you ever found yourself helplessly watching a loved one struggle with addiction or mental health issues? You're not alone, and this episode is a gentle yet potent reminder of the hope and support available. Join me as I sit down with Dr. Brian Licuanan, a Psychologist who has dedicated his life to navigating the choppy waters of mental health and addiction treatment. We peel back the layers of his professional journey, discussing his upcoming book, "How To Get Your Resisting Loved One Into Treatment: A Step-By-Step Plan for Mental Health and/or Addiction Crisis",  that promises to b…

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It Isn'T About You: A Kandid Chat On De-Escalation And Crisis Management W/Sean Demarco Garcia &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 30
It Isn't About You: A Kandid Chat on De-escalation and Crisis Management w/Sean DeMarco Garcia

When the stakes are high and tensions run higher, it's the voice of calm that can make all the difference.  I sat down with Sean DeMarco Garcia, Founder of Astrochemistry Consulting LLC & Au…

When the stakes are …

When the stakes are high and tensions run higher, it's the voice of calm that can make all the difference.  I sat down with Sean DeMarco Garcia, Founder of Astrochemistry Consulting LLC & Author of an upcoming e-book, "It's Not About You: Lessons, Memories and Techniques in Crisis Communication," and we get real about the art of de-escalation and crisis intervention. Sean's winding path from police officer to pioneer in conflict resolution mirrors the complexity of the high-stress encounters he defuses. His stories are a potent mix of the personal and the professional, offe…

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Pioneering A Sustainable Future: A Kandid Chat With John Pabon On Eco-Responsibility &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 7
Pioneering A Sustainable Future: A Kandid Chat with John Pabon on Eco-Responsibility

Discover the intricacies of sustainability with John Pabon, a trailblazer in the field and Author of “Sustainability for the Rest of Us: Your No-Bullshit, Five-Point Plan for Saving the Planet” an…

Discover the intrica…

Discover the intricacies of sustainability with John Pabon, a trailblazer in the field and Author of “Sustainability for the Rest of Us: Your No-Bullshit, Five-Point Plan for Saving the Planet” and “The Great Greenwashing: How Brands, Governments, and Influencers are Lying to You," as we unravel how to make tangible impacts on the planet. Our conversation is not only an exploration of environmental protection but an inclusive discussion about human welfare and corporate governance. John's transition from public affairs to a sustainability consultant brings a unique perspective, emph…

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When The Hood Comes Off: A Kandid Chat On Racism &Amp; Resistance In The Digital Age &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 86
When The Hood Comes Off: A Kandid Chat on Racism & Resistance in The Digital Age

Embark on a profound journey with Dr. Robert Eschmann, Educator, Filmmaker and Author of the critically acclaimed "When the Hood Comes Off: Racism and Resistance in the Digital Age." Our conversation …

Embark on a profound…

Embark on a profound journey with Dr. Robert Eschmann, Educator, Filmmaker and Author of the critically acclaimed "When the Hood Comes Off: Racism and Resistance in the Digital Age." Our conversation pierces through the veil of digital anonymity, revealing the entanglement of technology and racism. Dr. Eschmann's personal encounters with racism, both in the virtual world and within the halls of academia, serve as a beacon for understanding the modern struggle against racial injustice. Our dialogue traverses the terrain of online discourse, examining how the veil of anonymity amplifies rac…

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Unraveling Childhood Trauma: Unlocking Healthy Love W/Rihanna Milne &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 63
Unraveling Childhood Trauma: Unlocking Healthy Love w/Rihanna Milne

Ever wrestled with the shadows of your past, especially when it comes to love? Licensed Mental Health Counselor and expert Certified Life, Love Trauma Recovery & Mindset Coach, Riana Milne sits do…

Ever wrestled with t…

Ever wrestled with the shadows of your past, especially when it comes to love? Licensed Mental Health Counselor and expert Certified Life, Love Trauma Recovery & Mindset Coach, Riana Milne sits down with me to dissect the origins of our adult relationship woes, tracing them back to the traumas of our childhoods. Together, we navigate the often overlooked but crucial top ten childhood traumas, and how to break free from their grip to find true happiness in love. Riana's own transformation from broadcaster to Licensed Mental Health Counselor and her dedicated mission to helping those af…

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Speaking With The Heart: Mastering Compassionate Communication With Dr. Heather Browne &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 40
Speaking with the Heart: Mastering Compassionate Communication with Dr. Heather Browne

If you've ever felt lost in translation with your loved one, this Season 4 premiere episode promises strategies that could revolutionize the way you connect.Unlock the secret to transformative co…

If you've ever …

If you've ever felt lost in translation with your loved one, this Season 4 premiere episode promises strategies that could revolutionize the way you connect.Unlock the secret to transformative communication with Dr. Heather Browne, as she returns to The Kandid Shop to explore the depths of compassionate dialogue in relationships. Her new book, "Speaking with the Heart: Transforming Your Relationship, Conscious Compassionate Couples Communication,"  serves as our guide to improving our connection with our partners, starting with compassion before diving into a conversation. Discover the …

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Heartfelt Appreciation And Warm Wishes From The Kandid Shop Podcast!! &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 73
Heartfelt Appreciation and Warm Wishes from The Kandid Shop Podcast!!

To All My  Kandid Shop Podcast Fans and Followers: As the end of another incredible year approaches, I wanted to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude to each one of you who has made The Kan…

To All My  Kandid S…

To All My  Kandid Shop Podcast Fans and Followers: As the end of another incredible year approaches, I wanted to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude to each one of you who has made The Kandid Shop Podcast a part of your journey. Your unwavering support, engagement, and enthusiasm have made this year truly exceptional.I am continually inspired by the sense of community that has blossomed around The Kandid Shop Podcast. Your feedback, comments, and messages have fueled my passion for creating content that resonates with you. I am honored to have such an amazing audience that not only…

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Season Finale: Artist Spotlight: Making It Count W/Anthony Buss Nelson &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 39
SEASON FINALE: Artist Spotlight: Making It Count w/Anthony BUSS Nelson

Ever wondered what goes into the making of a rising star in the music industry? For the answer, tune your ears to Anthony Nelson, a.k.a. BUSS, my guest this week the season ending,  very special Arti…

Ever wondered what g…

Ever wondered what goes into the making of a rising star in the music industry? For the answer, tune your ears to Anthony Nelson, a.k.a. BUSS, my guest this week the season ending,  very special Artist Spotlight episode. BUSS is the voice and genius behind the hot musical intro to every Kandid Shop episode!We're peeling back the layers of his journey and pouring out the beats that make him tick. The spotlight will shine on how he went from being part of True Elite to his current solo venture and the significant role his brothers played in shaping his career.This journey isn't just a…

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From Junkie To Judge: A Kandid Chat With Mary Beth O'Connor &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 14
From Junkie to Judge: A Kandid Chat with Mary Beth O'Connor

This is a Content Trigger Warning. This episode contains discussions about drugs and substance abuse. You are advised to refrain from listening if you are likely to be offended or be adversely impacte…

This is a Content Tr…

This is a Content Trigger Warning. This episode contains discussions about drugs and substance abuse. You are advised to refrain from listening if you are likely to be offended or be adversely impacted by any of these topics. Take care of yourself.Are you ready to embark on a journey that will challenge your perspectives on addiction, recovery, and the justice system? This fascinating episode features a riveting conversation with Mary Beth O'Connor, a former Federal Judge and  Author of "From Junkie to Judge: One Woman’s Triumph Over Trauma and Addiction."  who is a beacon of hope for…

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Embracing Echoes: Nurturing Minds Affected By Alzheimer'S &Amp; Dementia &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 89
Embracing Echoes: Nurturing Minds Affected by Alzheimer's & Dementia

Imagine the fear and confusion of being lost, not recognizing the familiar, and unable to express your plight. This is the daily reality for millions suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia. I sa…

Imagine the fear and…

Imagine the fear and confusion of being lost, not recognizing the familiar, and unable to express your plight. This is the daily reality for millions suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia. I sat down with Behavioral Specialist, Certified Dementia trainer, and Author of, “Not All Who Wander Need Be Lost” & “Truth, Lies & Alzheimer’s – Its Secret Faces,” Lisa Skinner, who shared her personal journey navigating her grandmother's Alzheimer's diagnosis. Lisa not only brings an expert's perspective but also a deeply personal understanding of the impact of th…

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