Two friends create a fun, interactive, and safe space to feel, heal, and navigate life together!
Good Child, Bad Habits.
This week Kayla and Iyanna are continuing a topic that was made popular on The Friend Zone - the impacts of growing up as the "good child." As they recount their childhood, Kayla and Iyanna discuss what experiences led them to wanting to be "good" in their parent's eyes and how that presents itself in other aspects today.
04/12/2023 • 47 minutes 45 seconds
Are You Transparent Or Vulnerable?
*Previously Aired* This week, Iyanna and Kayla talk about the concept of being transparent vs. vulnerable. As they discuss, feelings start to arise related to how transparency and vulnerability has been present, or the lack thereof, in their lives currently.
20/11/2023 • 53 minutes 44 seconds
While we spend our lives searching for love in romance, we often times over look the deep, healing and transformative love that is present in sisterhood. This week Kayla and Iyanna recap their experience talking with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford on the release of her book, Sisterhood Heals.
13/11/2023 • 40 minutes 41 seconds
Dear Little Me
Everyone has probably experienced that moment of "if I only knew." This week, Kayla and Iyanna speak to their younger selves and younger listeners about lessons they have learned that could have helped them in a younger stage of their lives.
06/11/2023 • 44 minutes
This week Iyanna and Kayla share hot topics that are giving them the creeps in celebration of Halloween!
30/10/2023 • 45 minutes 47 seconds
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
How often do you find yourself getting defensive or over explaining yourself due to the fear of being misunderstood? It happens to us all, Iyanna and Kayla talk about the root of their struggles being misunderstood and how it can present in their lives.
23/10/2023 • 56 minutes 10 seconds
Knowing God For Yourself
This week Iyanna and Kayla explore the difficulty of maintaining a strong faith life and the traumas of church experiences.
16/10/2023 • 51 minutes 21 seconds
You Asked, We Answered
It’s been a minute for listener submissions, but we are back! This week Kayla and Iyanna answer your questions and give advice on everything from quality time in relationships to processing grief.
03/10/2023 • 39 minutes 54 seconds
I’m Not Crazy, I Was Lost
Sometimes we can be our harshest critic in creating labels for ourselves that don’t leave much room for grace. This week, Iyanna and Kayla explore some of the labels they have created for themselves and where these messages may have started.
25/09/2023 • 53 minutes 56 seconds
Are You Transparent Or Vulnerable?
This week, Iyanna and Kayla talk about the concept of being transparent vs. vulnerable. As they discuss, feelings start to arise related to how transparency and vulnerability has been present, or the lack thereof, in their lives currently.
18/09/2023 • 53 minutes 44 seconds
The Vision Is Sharpening
It’s been a minute! This week Kayla and Iyanna catch you all up on everything that’s been going on in their lives since the 1 year episode - everything from the crazy bachelorette Vegas stories to thoughts on Love Is Blind: After the Alter.
11/09/2023 • 56 minutes 50 seconds
Let It Be ft. Chelsea B
This week Kayla and Iyanna welcome Chelsea B, the fashion designer of House of Chelsea! After their collaboration for the rebrand of FITB, they get a chance to know each other on a deeper level with a game of We’re Not Really Strangers.
28/08/2023 • 42 minutes 59 seconds
Better Together Ft. Kris Christian
This week Iyanna and Kayla sit down with Kris, the owner of Chicago French Press! As we continue to celebrate 1 year, we have paired up to curate the one of a kind tea that is included in our collaboration box! Kris shares why building each other up through collaboration is so important.
21/08/2023 • 49 minutes 23 seconds
1 Year in the Game!
This week Iyanna and Kayla celebrate making 1 year! Join us as we celebrate 1 year of healing, feeling and navigating life together
14/08/2023 • 48 minutes 46 seconds
Boys Need Love Too
This week Iyanna and Kas answer questions from a twitter thread to share their thoughts on various topics.
31/07/2023 • 38 minutes 33 seconds
Boundaries Are For You, Not For Control!
This week Iyanna and Kayla talk about boundary setting in relationships and the thin line it walks before it becomes control. The listener submission segment is back to answer your questions and commentary!
17/07/2023 • 55 minutes 20 seconds
Rapid Fire Hot Takes
This week Kayla and Iyanna introduce a new segment - Rapid Fire of current events! They share thoughts about all the things that have been going on as of recent from the submarine to Keke Palmer.
10/07/2023 • 37 minutes 56 seconds
We Had Our First Conflict | Navigating Business and Friendship
This week Iyanna and Kayla address an elephant in the room — unspoken tension that has been present in their friendship. They address the highs and lows of being in business with friends and what they realized is important for their friendship to continue to grow while in business together.
03/07/2023 • 48 minutes 10 seconds
Disrupt the (Beauty) Industry ft. Abena
This week Kayla and Iyanna welcome Abena, the CEO and founder of Hanahana Beauty which not only seeks to bring clean skincare to the beauty industry, but also social impact. From Arena sharing her journey to creating the successful brand she has today, she also shares tips for those looking to create a successful business and the future for Hanahana!
19/06/2023 • 57 minutes 38 seconds
Devoted to Discipline
This week Iyanna brings the topic of discipline forward, which her and Kayla have struggled with immensely at this stage of their lives. Iyanna suggests methods to build discipline as they discuss ways this will fit into their own lives as well!
12/06/2023 • 50 minutes 9 seconds
Authentically Me ft. Auntie Nae (Janae Sims)
This week, Kayla and Iyanna welcome Janae Sims, better known as Auntie Nae! While many know and love her from her Tik Toks with her niece, nephew and twin sister, Kayla and Iyanna open the conversation for Janae to share her journey to authenticity. Janae shares what it was like for her coming out and choosing hope in moments of darkness.
05/06/2023 • 56 minutes 26 seconds
This week Kayla and Iyanna catch up on some listener submissions and address your burning questions about your own relationships and things about us!
29/05/2023 • 51 minutes 34 seconds
It's Time to Reparent Yourself with Chloe G.
This week Kayla and Iyanna welcome on a dear friend, Chloe Glispie-Gogins, a clinical mental health counselor. Chloe helps to navigate through the steps of reparenting yourself in order to heal your inner child.
22/05/2023 • 55 minutes 29 seconds
Happy? Mother's Day ft. Ajahlexi
This week Iyanna and Kayla talk about their feelings as Mother's Day approaches. Kayla is processing the emotions around her mother not physically being present as a lot of her milestones come up. Iyanna shares her indifference around the holiday as she has had multiple mother figures. Iyanna and Kayla welcome Ajah into the conversation to share insight on being a mother.
15/05/2023 • 1 hour 3 minutes 15 seconds
The Light We Carry
This week Iyanna and Kayla recap how comments can impact your emotions and their thoughts since "the episode" dropped. Taking inspiration from the Netflix Special, The Light We Carry, Iyanna and Kayla share thoughts on life's ups and downs and finding perseverance to overcome.
08/05/2023 • 1 hour 18 minutes 14 seconds
The Confidence You Need + Love is Blind Reunion Recap w/ Kamie Crawford
This week Kayla and Iyanna welcome Kamie Crawford, a long awaited guest episode! Kamie shares her inspiring story of breaking through into the hosting industry and maintaining confidence through the ups and downs. During Feel of the Week Iyanna and Katie share their experience at the Love is Blind LIVE Reunion.
01/05/2023 • 1 hour 24 minutes 42 seconds
I'm Having An Identity Crisis
This week Kayla brings forth the topic of having an identity crisis, something her and Iyanna can both relate to. Iyanna is still processing the impact of her divorce and growing comfortable in her singleness and work transition. Kayla is also experiencing transition in her work life and all that comes with preparing to be a married woman.
24/04/2023 • 56 minutes 31 seconds
Us. Vs The Problem
This week Iyanna and Kayla answer listener submissions! Ariel and Ajah pick from some of your burning questions and those of you in need of advice.
17/04/2023 • 34 minutes 24 seconds
Who Is This Imposter?
This week Iyanna and Kayla are getting back to their regular schedule, as Iyanna brings the topic of Imposter Syndrome to the conversation. As they discuss imposter syndrome, they theorize where it has stemmed from in their own lives and ways to heal from it.
10/04/2023 • 1 hour 18 minutes 50 seconds
Let's Play Matchmaker!
This week Kayla and Iyanna are back in their home recording space for the first time since their LA episodes. They share how they have been doing emotionally and mentally since the trip, share their thoughts on the new Love is Blind season, and more!
04/04/2023 • 1 hour 2 minutes 21 seconds
I’m in Control ft. Sydney Stanford
TRIGGER WARNING: This week Kayla and Iyanna welcome Sydney Stanford, an activist for those who are survivors of sexual assault. As Sydney opens up and shares her story of overcoming and receiving justice, as her abuser is now sentenced to 50 years, Kayla and Iyanna also open up and share their stories of sexual assault, the ways it has impacted them, and the aftermath of opening up your heart after such a traumatic experience.
20/03/2023 • 57 minutes 26 seconds
Reflection of You ft. Tylynn & Amanda
This week, Iyanna and Kayla welcome Tylynn and Amanda from one of their favorite shows — Sweet Life: Los Angeles. Tylynn and Amanda open up about their experience being young Black professionals on reality TV, answer questions about loose ends that weren’t tied up since the show’s cancellation and future plans!
13/03/2023 • 52 minutes 24 seconds
Don't Gaslight Me! Ft. Keresse Thompson
This week Iyanna and Kayla welcome Keresse, a licensed therapist and host of Diary of an Empath podcast. During their conversation they break down topics around health, love bombing, and being gaslit
07/03/2023 • 1 hour 9 minutes 48 seconds
Do You Want to Heal...Or Run? ft. Modi G
This week, Iyanna and Kayla welcome Mariah aka Modi G of SoulFull Chicago onto the podcast! Mariah shares her story of self-healing depression through literature and discusses the power of the tongue when walking in purpose.
27/02/2023 • 1 hour 9 minutes 58 seconds
B*tch I'm Black
This week is a Kayla production as they honor Black History Month by breaking down some of their thoughts around being black and the controversy around a recent episode of The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.
20/02/2023 • 58 minutes 19 seconds
Out of Sight, Out of Mind
This week Iyanna and Kayla answer listener submissions and give advice and answer some of your questions! Feelings Forecast and Feel of the Week segments return.
06/02/2023 • 54 minutes 44 seconds
Renaissance Sim | Authentic Influencing ft. Vicky Logan
This week Iyanna and Kayla welcome their first guest of the New Year, Vicky Logan! With Vicky being an OG in the influencer game, they explore what it takes to have longevity on social media, her recent Amazon Drop Collection, faith & more!
30/01/2023 • 1 hour 24 minutes 15 seconds
This week is an Iyanna production, as she brings to the table the difference between codependent versus interdependent relationships. Iyanna and Kayla breakdown some of their codependent experiences that have allowed them to grow to interdependency in relationships.
23/01/2023 • 55 minutes 7 seconds
Grit: The Secret To Success
This week Kayla presents the topic of grit, inspired by TedTalk by Angela Lee Duckworth. Iyanna and Kayla define what grit looks like in their lives, and how to become more gritty.
16/01/2023 • 1 hour 48 seconds
Black Like My Heart
This week Iyanna and Kayla play another game of We're Not Really Strangers: Friendship Edition. They breakdown different topics from selected cards by Ajah and Ariel.
09/01/2023 • 38 minutes 54 seconds
Bye 2022, Hey 2023!
This week Iyanna and Kayla review their 2022 year and some of the highlights for the podcast! They share some of their goals for the 2023 year they are setting their intentions to accomplish!
02/01/2023 • 49 minutes 48 seconds
Is College A Scam?
Kayla and Iyanna share their teachable moments from college and if they feel as though the experience was truly worth it. As they reminisce, they realize how they have since grown and how the experience shaped them into who they are today.
26/12/2022 • 57 minutes 7 seconds
You're Giving Me the Ick! + Red Flags in Dating
This week Iyanna and Kayla talk about red flags and “icks” that they have caught on to from their dating experiences. They also share some of the green flags that they look for in dating/relationships.
19/12/2022 • 45 minutes 34 seconds
Don’t Slash Her Tires!
This week Kayla and Iyanna answer listener submissions, selected by Ajah and Ariel. Feel of the Week returns as they recap show cancellations by HBO Max.
12/12/2022 • 59 minutes
Who Knew Life Could Be Like This?
This week Iyanna and Kayla recap the growth that the podcast has had in the month of November and some of the amazing opportunities that they have coming up. Iyanna speaks about more deeply understanding her value, as her and Kayla have grown empowered to walk in their aligned purpose.
05/12/2022 • 59 minutes 31 seconds
This Work/Life Balance Thing
This week Iyanna and Kayla explore the concept of work/life balance and how it may or may not show up in their lives. They dissect what they may look like as they see their careers shifting as the podcast continues to grow.
28/11/2022 • 38 minutes 36 seconds
How Do You Feel About the Holidays?
This week Iyanna and Kayla discuss their feelings about the holidays with Thanksgiving coming In just a few days! While Kayla is typically a holiday girl and Iyanna is not, they talk about the emotions that come up for them and how they attempt to make the holidays meaningful in their adult lives.
21/11/2022 • 46 minutes 41 seconds
What's your Superpower?
This week, Iyanna and Kayla recap Kayla’s birthday weekend and engagement! They also play We’re Not Really Strangers and dive into the different topics of the cards they pull.
14/11/2022 • 50 minutes 37 seconds
Not Me Being a Side Chick!
This week, Iyanna and Kayla discuss how being a side chick is viewed today. While reminiscing on their own stories and growth, they break down the way the culture supports playing the side over committed partnership.
07/11/2022 • 1 hour 5 minutes 11 seconds
Don't Touch My Hair!
This week Iyanna and Kayla take a deep dive in talking about their evolving relationship with their hair, inspired by the release of Tracee Ellis Ross’s docuseries “Hair Tales.”
31/10/2022 • 1 hour 21 seconds
The Highs & Lows of Parenting an Adult w/ Michael McNeely
This week Iyanna and Kayla welcome Iyanna’s dad, Michael McNeely, as they explore topics surrounding Iyanna’s upbringing, adoption, and creating a healthy bond with your parents.
17/10/2022 • 59 minutes 41 seconds
What's Your Big Three?
This week Iyanna and Kayla welcome on the other half of the Feel in the Blank team, Ajah and Ariel! As they all share the “big three” in their natal charts, they talk about how this contributes to their personality and makes them work together as a team
10/10/2022 • 1 hour 3 minutes 8 seconds
Help! I May Be Homesick
This week Iyanna and Kayla discuss the pains of living away from family and close friends as they grow older.
03/10/2022 • 41 minutes 30 seconds
Friends with my Ex?
This week Iyanna and Kayla take their first listener submission and talk about if you can really stay friends with exes.
26/09/2022 • 48 minutes 1 second
My Ariel is Black!
This week Iyanna and Kayla talk about the win for the Black community and the importance of representation with the release of the teaser for The Little Mermaid starring Halle Bailey.
19/09/2022 • 44 minutes
This week, Iyanna and Kayla explore when and where their dreams died of who they thought they would be and passions they would explore. They figure out how to reignite the childlike dreamer in them present day.
12/09/2022 • 1 hour 9 minutes 1 second
Bad at Love
This week Iyanna and Kayla welcome their first guest, Natalie from Love is Blind! In this episode, Natalie opens up about her experience during her engagement and healing from it once the cameras went away. Iyanna, Kayla, and Natalie describe warning signs of toxic relationships and how to grow individually through the pain.
29/08/2022 • 1 hour 3 minutes 26 seconds
Head in the Clouds
This week Iyanna and Kayla take a break from the typical Feel in the Blank segment, to acknowledge how they are truly feeling and play We're Not Really Strangers.
22/08/2022 • 1 hour 17 minutes 35 seconds
Know That You are Loved
This week, Kayla and Iyanna breakdown and share their definitions and honest thoughts on self-care and how they regularly engage in it.
15/08/2022 • 1 hour 1 minute 35 seconds
In episode 2, listen to Kayla and Iyanna psychoanalyze themselves (and each other) as they discuss results from 16Personalities and the attachment style quiz.
08/08/2022 • 1 hour 4 minutes 1 second
What About Your Friends?
This week, officially meet your hosts - Iyanna and Kayla! Get to know the background of how this friendship and podcast came to be as Iyanna and Kayla share the story of their friendship and what they have learned about being a friend in their 20s.