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July 15, 2019
“Everything Iconic” with Danny Pellegrino
Comedian and writer Danny Pellegrino walks us through the history of reality TV and shares his thoughts on why we love it! Follow Danny www.everythingiconic.com  www.twitter.com/DannyPellegrino Check out our new merch! http://podswag.com/challenged  Thanks to our great sponsors:  Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKayla Website: www.candicekayla.com
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57 min
July 8, 2019
“The CEO of YOU” with Jeanette Schneider
Author, speaker, and advocate Jeanette Schneider shares how she left her stressful career as an executive in finance and gives us direction on taking charge of our destiny. Follow Jeanette www.jeanetteschneider.com www.jeanetteschneider.com/lore-advocacy/ www.instagram.com/ms.jeanetteschneider/  Check out our new merch! http://podswag.com/challenged  Thanks to our great sponsors:  Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKayla Website: www.candicekayla.com
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56 min
July 1, 2019
“Double Dating” with the Doughboys
Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger of the Doughboys Podcast help guide us this week. We’re all sharing our personal dating stories as well as discussing dating as well as answering your questions about relationships.  Follow Doughboys www.twitter.com/doughboyspod  www.headgum.com/doughboys  Mitch - www.twitter.com/bdayboysmitch Nick - www.twitter.com/nickwiger Check out our new merch! http://podswag.com/challenged  Thanks to our great sponsors:  Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKayla Website: www.candicekayla.com
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76 min
June 24, 2019
“Your Daily Uniform” with Leesa Evans
Costume Designer, Stylist, and Philanthropist Leesa Evans has worked on some of our favorite films: Clueless, Bridesmaids, Trainwreck, and many more. She shares how styling Amy Schumer led to creating STYLEFUND - an organization aimed to empower women through fashion, as well as their clothing line leCloud geared towards making clothing for all women. Follow Leesawww.instagram.com/leesaevansstylewww.leesaevans.com Check out our new merch! http://podswag.com/challenged Thanks to our great sponsors: bareMinerals, The RealReal, and Aunt Fannie’s. Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKayla Website: www.candicekayla.com
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71 min
June 17, 2019
“After” with Anna Todd
Anna Todd is our guest this week! She shares how she became an International & New York Times Best Selling Author and helped pave the way for New Adult Fiction genre. She also gives insight into her “After,” “Landon,” and “The Stars” series as well as her standalone book, “The Spring Girls.” Follow Annahttp://www.annatodd.comwww.instagram.com/annatodd/ Check out our new merch! http://podswag.com/challenged Thanks to our great sponsors: bareMinerals, Aunt Fannie’s, Kendra Scott, and The RealReal. Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKayla Website: www.candicekayla.com
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66 min
June 10, 2019
“What Would Dobrev Do?” with Nina Dobrev
Welcome to Season 2 of Directionally Challenged! Actress and our co-star from, “The Vampire Diaries” Nina Dobrev shares her journey on how she went from modeling to actress, what it was like to turn 30, and what drives her adventurous side. Follow Ninahttps://www.instagram.com/nina/https://twitter.com/ninadobrev Check out our brand new merch! http://podswag.com/challenged Thanks to our great sponsors: Aunt Fannies, The RealReal, Kendra Scott Jewelers, Hello Fresh, and StoryWorth Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKaylaWebsite: www.candicekayla.com
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73 min
June 3, 2019
BONUS - “This Is About Humanity” live-ish with Elsa Collins
This week we are joined by Elsa Collins. She started a movement, “This Is About Humanity,” with her sisters in order to help those affected at the border. She shares why she decided to start the organization and how we all can help. Reference: www.thisisabouthumanity.com Instagram: @ThisisAboutHumanity @Immdef_lawcenter @Carecen_LA @chirla_org @fams2gether @miles4migrants Twitter: @immdef @L_Toczylowski @Carecen_LA @CHIRLA @immfamiliesca @fams2gether @miles4migrants Thanks to our great sponsors: Sports Illustrated Throwback Podcast, Kendra Scott Jewelers, Aura Frames, OpenFit, and The Real Real. Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKayla Website: www.candicekayla.com
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59 min
May 13, 2019
Season 1 Finale
Wow, we’ve already reached the end of our first season’s journey. In this episode we will revisit some of our favorite moments from Season 1 and share what we’ve learned. And don’t worry, we’ll be back soon for Season 2! Thanks to our great sponsors: bareMinerals, Kendra Scott, The RealReal, and “Stop Doing That Shit: End Self-Sabotage and Demand Your Life Back.” Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKayla Website: www.candicekayla.com
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59 min
May 6, 2019
“Happy Mother's Day” with Claire Holt
Recorded three days before giving birth, actress Claire Holt shares how she discovered she was pregnant, when she told her family, and the different experiences she’s had as her body has changed. Kayla also share her own pregnancy journey! Reference: https://www.manrepeller.com/2016/12/pregnancy-loss.html Follow Claire: www.instagram.com/claireholt/ www.twitter.com/claireholt Thanks to our great sponsors: bareMinerals, The RealReal, CLR Bath and Kitchen, and Kendra Scott. Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKayla Website: www.candicekayla.com
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77 min
April 29, 2019
“NKD” with Catherine Powell
At age 14 most of us are clueless as to what we want to do with the rest of our lives. However, Catherine Powell had a clear vision of becoming a touring photographer. At age 17 she created her own path by co-founding NKD Mag and serves as as Editor In Chief. Now she’s embarking on her biggest journey yet and fulfilling her 14 year old dream. Follow Catherine: www.instagram.com/catherinepowell www.catherinepowellphoto.com/ www.nkdmag.com    Thanks to our great sponsors: Kendra Scott, Lovoo, OpenFit, The RealReal, and bareMinerals Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKayla Website: www.candicekayla.com
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56 min
April 22, 2019
“Get It Together” with Lauren Berger
Lauren Berger is a career expert, internship expert, CEO/Founder, Entrepreneur, speaker, and author. Her latest book, “Get it Together; Ditch the Chaos, Do the Work, Design Your Success” helps you to focus on what you need and paying attention to yourself. Follow Lauren:Twitter: www.twitter.com/internqueen Instagram: www.instagram.com/internqueen Website: www.internqueen.com Book: https://amzn.to/2n7WNQW Thanks to our great sponsors: Quay Australia, Lovoo, Molekule, and Nurx Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKayla Website: www.candicekayla.com
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57 min
April 15, 2019
“Discovering Your Gift” with Julie Plec
Powerhouse Creator, Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer, and Director Julie Plec knew that she wanted to work in the entertainment industry but didn’t know in what capacity. After being blackballed she had a major epiphany which led her to discovering her gift. Follow Julie:Twitter: www.twitter.com/julieplecInstagram: www.instagram.com/julieplec/ Thanks to our great sponsors: Hello Fresh, Lovoo, and The Real Real Follow Us:Instagram: www.instagram.com/candicekayla/Twitter: www.twitter.com/CandiceKaylaWebsite: www.candicekayla.com
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80 min
April 8, 2019
“Permission for Pleasure” with Alicia Sinclair
Talking about pleasure, sex, and self-love can be embarrassing. Alicia Sinclair - Sex Educator and Founder & CEO of Children of the Revolution is here this week to help us normalize our own sexual empowerment. Follow Alicia:Website: http://www.cotrinc.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aliciasinclair_cotrTwitter: https://twitter.com/alicia_cotr Alicia’s Book Recommendations: Mating in CaptivityShe Comes FirstCome as You AreThe Way of the Superior Man Thanks to our great sponsors: Quay Australia, Lovoo, and Nurx Check Out The Mental Illness Happy Hour: https://mentalpod.com/ Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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61 min
April 1, 2019
"Grief and Humor" with Heather McMahan
We usually go through five stages of grief after a love one dies. Comedian and actress Heather McMahan shares how she was able laugh after her father’s death and gives advice on how to help friends cope with death. Follow Heather:Instagram: www.instagram.com/heatherkmcmahanTwitter: www.twitter.com/heatherkmcmahan Thanks to our great sponsors: Lovoo, Frozen The Musical, The Real Real and Daily Harvest. Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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50 min
March 25, 2019
“Bringing It Home” with Gail Simmons
Food is not only the fuel to keep us going, it’s often the center of family time or socializing with friends. Food writer, “Top Chef” judge, and author Gail Simmons shares how her childhood, education, travel, and other experiences helped shape the culinary expert she is today. Follow Gail:Twitter: https://twitter.com/gailsimmons Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gailsimmonseats/ Website: http://gailsimmons.com/ Thanks to our great sponsors: Buffy Comforters, Nurx, True and Company, bareMinerals, and Panama City Beach. Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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64 min
March 18, 2019
“Fear Is Not An Option” with Monica Berg
We all live in some type of fear and it can be a deterrence on the road to achieving our goals. Author Monica Berg challenges us to rethink life and to eliminate fear from our reality. Follow Monica: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AskMonicaBerg/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/monicaberg74/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/monicaberg74 Thanks to our wonderful sponsors: CBS The Good Fight, Neou Fitness, Cove, Daily Harvest, and bareMinerals. Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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57 min
March 11, 2019
“Slumber Party” with Jen Zaborowski
Slumber parties were the quintessential place to gossip, talk about our crushes, and catch up on the happenings of our celebrity idols. Jen Zaborowski joins us this week to help guide us to learn from our teen selves and let our freak flag fly! Follow Jen:Instagram @jenniferzaborowskiTwitter @jzabsPodcast We Need To Talk About Britney Thanks to our wonderful sponsors: Buffy Comforters, CBS The Good Fight, True and Company, bareMinerals, Panama City, and Quay Australia. Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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63 min
March 4, 2019
“Nostalgia’s A Bitch” with Michael Vlamis
Actor Michael Vlamis (Roswell, New Mexico) was a self-described, “sweet little fat boy.” We take a trip down memory lane and share what we would teach our 12 year-old-selves. Follow Michael: @michaelvlamis Thanks to our wonderful sponsors: Zola, Hello Fresh, and Panama City. Please support them for help keeping our show free. Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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63 min
February 25, 2019
Q&A - #HeyCandiceKayla
This episode is a bit different. We took to our social media and asked you guys what is making you a little Directionally Challenged in your life. We’re here to hopefully help navigate the way! Want to get in on the fun next time? Tweet us using the hashtag #HeyCandiceKayla or slide into our DMs @CandiceKayla on Instagram. We love video and audio files! Thanks to our great sponsors: Quay Australia and Lola. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free. Take our survey: www.podsurvey.com/challenged Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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39 min
February 18, 2019
“10 Year Challenge” with Michael Trevino
We’ve known fellow actor and friend Michael Trevino (The Vampire Diaries; Roswell, New Mexico) for ten years. We share our first impressions of each other, how we’ve grown over time, and what advice we’d give our future selves. Follow Trevino: @michaeltrevino Thanks to our great sponsors: Buffy Comforters and True True and Company. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free. Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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58 min
February 11, 2019
“A Sucky Love Story” with Brittani Louise Taylor
**Trigger Warning: Physical and Mental Abuse** Internet Star Brittani Louise Taylor met and fell in love with who she thought was the perfect guy. The problem was, he wasn’t who he pretended to be. She shares how she survived and overcame unhappily ever after. Follow Brittani: @brittanitaylor (twitter) and @brittanilouisetaylorpics (instagram) Thanks to our great sponsors: Buffy Comforters and True True and Company. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free. Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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61 min
February 4, 2019
“Carving Your Own Path” w/ Ilsey Juber
Contrary to what a lot of us believe, there is not one specific way to meet our goals. In her teens, Ilsey Juber set off to become one of the biggest music acts in the world. Though she didn’t achieve this as a singer, she has become a super successful songwriter and has worked with several major artists including Beyonce, Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus, and Pitbull. She shares her inspiring story on this week’s show! Follow Ilsey: @ilseyj (twitter) and @ilsey (instagram) Thanks to our great sponsors: Buffy Comforters, Showtime’s “SMILF,” and Hello Fresh. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free. SMILF - New episodes every Sunday on Showtime.www.HelloFresh.com/challenged80 Offer Code: CHALLENGED80 Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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62 min
January 28, 2019
“The Wild Woman Experience” w/ Rachel Pringle
It may be difficult to stay in tune and connected with our bodies on a spiritual level. Embodiment/Intimacy/Relationship Coach Rachel Pringle took us on a journey through movement, song, and dance to awaken “Wild Woman” within. Follow Rachel: @positivepringlehttp://iamrachelpringle.com/ Thanks to our great sponsors: Buffy Comforters, Showtime’s “SMILF,” thredUP, and True and Company. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free. www.buffy.com Offer Code: CHALLENGEDSMILF - New episodes every Sunday on Showtime.www.thredup.com/CHALLENGED www.trueandco.com/CHALLENGED Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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51 min
January 14, 2019
“Like A Boss! (With A Baby)” w/ Cammy Miller and Cologne Trude
Balancing a career and being mom can be overwhelming. Designers/Co-founders of Show Me Your Mumu, Cammy and Cologne share their experiences on being new moms and running a successful company.  Follow Cammy: @cammymumuFollow Cologne: @colognemumu Thanks to our great sponsors: Showtime’s “SMILF,” and thredUP: SMILF - New episodes every Sunday on Showtime.www.thredup.com/CHALLENGED Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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49 min
December 31, 2018
“Anxiety and Productivity” w/ Bri Emery
Bri Emery, founder of designlovefest, is one of the busiest people we know. She’s a graphic designer and art director with a travel collection in Target, and has created numerous campaigns for various brands. Though she is highly productive, she lives with anxiety. We explore our own definitions of anxiety and how we find inspiration to be creative. Follow Bri: @designlovefest Thanks to our great sponsors HelloFresh and Zola: www.HelloFresh.com/CHALLENGED60  Offer Code: CHALLENGED60 www.ZOLA.com/CHALLENGED Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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35 min
December 17, 2018
“Finding Your Tribe” w/ Aisha Tyler and Carina MacKenzie
We all have our ups and downs in life and it may be hard to find people that have your back no matter what. Boss ladies Aisha Tyler (actress, comedian, director, host) and Carina MacKenzie (Showrunner of “Roswell, New Mexico”) share how they became friends and maintain their friendship despite being constantly busy and why it’s important to dump people that don’t add value to your life. Follow Aisha: @aishatylerFollow Carina: @cadlymack Thanks to our great sponsors bareMinerals, Linkedin, and Calm. bareMinerals.com Offer Code: CHALLENGED linkedin.com/CHALLENGED calm.com/CHALLENGED Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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72 min
December 3, 2018
“Giving Back” w/ Caitlin Crosby
With so many worthy causes, finding your place to give back can be daunting and overwhelming. Caitlin Crosby, founder of The Giving Keys, shares how she started a jewelry company which employs those transitioning out of homelessness, and gives advice on how you can give back to your community on any level. Follow Caitlin:@caitlincrosby@thegivingkeys www.collectivejourneys.com www.rfk.org www.thegivingkeys.com Thanks to our great sponsors bareMinerals, bioClarity, and Poshmark. bareMinerals.com Offer Code: CHALLENGED bioClarity.com Offer Code: CHALLENGED poshmark.com Intro Code: CHALLENGED5 Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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50 min
November 19, 2018
“The Gift of Failure” w/ Jenna Ushkowitz
Though we receive praise when we experience success, no one talks about all the failures that lead to that moment. Actress and Producer Jenna Ushkowitz joins us this week to share how her career shortcomings inspired her to create her podcast “Epic Fail,” and her journey to becoming a Tony Award winning producer for, “Once on This Island.” Follow Jenna - @jennaushkowitz Thanks to our great sponsors bareMinerals, Poshmark, Calm, and Away. BareMinerals.com Offer Code: CHALLENGED poshmark.com Intro Code: CHALLENGED5 calm.com/challenged awaytravel.com/CHALLENGED  Promo Code: CHALLENGED Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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40 min
November 5, 2018
“Starting Your Career” w/ Jenny Boyd
Jenny Boyd, actress and star of the CW’s “Legacies” is our lovely guest this week. Jenny shares how she was cast in “The Vampire Diaries” universe show, plus her excitement and fears for the new series. We also share our own hilarious memories of what it was like when we first started on “The Vampire Diaries” almost 10 years ago. Follow Jenny:@JennyLBoyd22 (twitter)@jenaroosk (instagram) Thanks to our wonderful sponsors Parabo Press, Poshmark, Stitch Fix, and Hello Fresh: parabo.press Offer Code: INTRO poshmark.com Intro Code: CHALLENGED5 stitchfix.com/challeged helloFresh.com/CHALLENGED60 Offer Code: CHALLENGED60 Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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50 min
October 22, 2018
“Fertility Journey” w/ Tanya Tate
Adult film performer and director Tanya Tate is our wonderful guest this week. Although Tanya is twelve-time MILF of the year award-winner, her journey to become an actual mother was an up and down roller coaster. She shares how years of determinations finally led to her son. Thanks to our awesome sponsors Parabo Press, bareMinerals, ShoeDazzle, and Hello Fresh: - www.parabo.press Code: Intro - www.BareMinerals.com - www.shoedazzle.com/challenged - www.HelloFresh.com/CHALLENGED60 Code:CHALLENGED60 Follow Tanya:@TanyaTateWebsite: http://TanyaTate.com/ Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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57 min
October 8, 2018
“Living Life Online” w/ Grace Helbig
Our terrific guest this week is YouTuber, actress, and fellow podcast host Grace Helbig. From venting our frustrations, to posting about families, it’s difficult to decide what we should post on the internet. Grace shares how she balances her online and private life. Thanks to our wonderful sponsors Stitch Fix and Calm for keeping this podcast free. - www.StitchFix.com/CHALLENGED - www.Calm.com/CHALLENGED Follow Grace:@gracehelbigYouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/gracehelbig Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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48 min
September 24, 2018
“Tech Addiction” w/ Manoush Zomorodi
Our amazing guest this week is co-founder of Stable Genius Productions, author, and podcast host, Manoush Zomorodi. She’s sharing her knowledge on how we’re becoming addicted to technology, setting your intentions when using your phone, and how to find the balance that’s right for you. -Thanks to our awesome sponsors Away and Rx Bars. Please support them for helping keep this podcast free. www.awaytravel.com/challenged  and enter promo code CHALLENGEDwww.RXBAR.com/challenged  and enter promo code CHALLENGED - Please go to  go to www.podsurvey.com/challenged so can learn more about you and you can enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card! Follow Manoush:Twitter: @manoushzZigZag Podcast: www.zigzagpod.com Buy “Bored and Brilliant” http://www.manoushz.com/book Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla
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63 min
September 10, 2018
"Instant Gratification" w/ Becca Tilley
Welcome to our first episode! Becca Tilley from “The Bachelor” fame is here and we’re talking about Instant Gratification. We’re focusing on living life in the moment and balancing what we’re actually sharing on social media. Also, the dangers of comparing yourself to others. Thanks to our incredible sponsors Hello Fresh and Casper Mattresses for keeping this podcast free. - www.HelloFresh.com/CHALLENGED60 offer code CHALLENGED60 - www.Casper.com/challenged offer code CHALLENGED -Please go to www.podsurvey.com/challenged so can learn more about you and you can enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card! Follow Becca:Instagram: @beccatilleyScrubbing In With Becca Tilley and Tanya Rad: https://art19.com/shows/scrubbing-in-with-becca-tilley Check out our website: www.candicekayla.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla The Battle Buddy Foundation: https://www.tbbf.org/
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57 min
August 27, 2018
You Found Us!
You found us! You are definitely not Directionally Challenged. (We’re still working on it.) Join us on this new adventure as we stop and ask for directions from inspiring people we respect and love. Directionally Challenged is a new podcast hosted by The Vampire Diaries’ Candice King and Kayla Ewell. Two 30-something women asking life’s questions and learning from people who might have some answers. New episodes every 2 weeks! Make sure you subscribe to be notified. Premiere episode debuts 9/10/2018 with The Bachelor’s Becca Tilley Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @CandiceKayla Follow CandiceInstagram: @candicekingTwitter: @CandiceAccola ‏ Follow KaylaInstagram: @kaylaewellTwitter: @real_kaylaewell
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3 min
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