Confessions of a Bra Lady, with Missy...

Missy Helderman brings us Confessions of a Bra Lady: a podcast sharing personal stories and experiences from her life, business, and ministry. With extensive experience in the bra-fitting world, Missy has been helping women find their fit both in bras as well as giving life advice during times of transition. Sweetheart, you are doing yourself and those around you a disservice by stuffing yourself into places and sizes that you were never intended to fill. Together, let's take this journey to find your fit.

Religion & Spirituality
48: Decision Fatigue
Decision Fatigue is real. When you get to the end of the day and you just have no capacity left to make decisions, even as simple as deciding what's for dinner... that's decision fatigue! In this episode, I'm sharing about my own experience with decision fatigue and some tips for how to handle it.
12 min
BONUS REPLAY: Bring Change or Be Changed
Have you thought about what impact you have on the world around you? What presence do you bring to a room? Think about your impact like a Signature Scent. Do people know when you've crossed the proverbial room? What impression do you leave?
14 min
47: Thank God for GPS
What we expect is not always where we end up. We push ourselves to places we might think we are trying to get to, but sometimes that's not really where we need to be.
10 min
46: Finding the Joy in a Tornado {Part 2}
I have a question for you: how is your joy and peace this week? Do you feel like it's being tested? Do you feel it waning a little bit? That's what I'm talking about in today's episode.
11 min
45: Finding the Joy in a Tornado
Well, happy girls, I recently found myself right in the path of a tornado. And while we are rebuilding and renovating from the damage, I've been reflecting. You see, storms are going to disrupt your life and your plans, but the real question is how you're going to react in hard times. If I can find joy even in the aftermath of a tornado, so can you.
21 min
44: Help! Are My Bras Too Old?
When we find a bra that fits well and makes us feel good about ourselves, we want it to last as long as possible. In order to extend the life of our bras, we have to treat them well! In this episode, I'm sharing 3 tips to lengthen the life of your bras. Get the free guide to determine if you need to retire your bra here:
15 min
43: Help! My Cups Are Too...
Cup sizes can be one of the most challenging things about the way our bras fit. In this episode, I'm sharing my best tips for how to determine if you're wearing the right cup size! Get the guide here:
18 min
42: Help! My Straps are...
It's part 2 of the Help! My Bra is Killing Me! series and this week, we are talking about your bra straps! Listen ladies, we are all struggling with adjusting our straps to fit us just right. In this episode, I'm sharing my top tips for bra straps! Get the free guide here:
12 min
41: Help! My Bra is Killing Me!
Ladies, if you dread putting on your bra because you feel like it's killing you... it's not the right fit! Today, I'm sharing some tips about how to fit your bra band. Don't let this overwhelm you: take two measurements and do a little math! I promise it's worth it. For more help, get the free guide to your bra band:
16 min
40: Period Swimwear: Is that a Thing?
Recently I got a call from one of my clients because her daughter got her period for the first time... right before a big summer swim party. You may have heard of period underwear, but did you know that period swimwear is a thing, too? Together, my client and I have explored the options that are out there and we sat down to discuss them in this week's episode. Learn more about period swimwear here:
18 min
39: The Storms of Life
There are going to be times in our lives when things are stormy and not so easy to navigate. But remember, we're built to handle those times so that we can come out the other side with a new clarity.
13 min
38: Put on Your Sassy Pants
I think we all have that one outfit or article of clothing that when we look in the mirror we just feel... a little bit sassy. In today's episode, I'm talking about the mindset of wearing your sassy pants (or shirt, or outfit) and also the impact that trying the wild card might have in our lives sometimes. You are fabulous, and you deserve to feel fabulous.
14 min
37: Beach Body Ready in Minutes
You might see the title of this episode and think it's crazy or impossible, and I totally know how you feel. But today's episode is all about changing our mindset - and this is a change you truly can make in just minutes, and see a massive change in your life.
15 min
36: Are You Where You Thought You'd Be?
16 min
BONUS REPLAY: Following His Compass
Every now and then we need to hear a message a second time in different circumstances.
24 min
BONUS REPLAY: Do You Have a Fixed Mindset or a ...
Every now and then we need to hear a message a second time in different circumstances.
21 min
35: Honoring the Indelible (Remembering My Dad)
This week, my dad passed on. As I reflect on our shared memories and the impact he left on me, I can't help but think about the different parts of life that leave an indelible mark on all of us.
13 min
34: Making Hard Decisions and Planning Ahead
My family is going through a hard season as my father nears the end of his journey with Alzheimer's. So this week, I'm reflecting on the hard decisions that I would have preferred to put off at the time, but thankfully my family planned ahead and made the hard decisions early. Are there hard decisions you may be avoiding that you could make now to prepare for the future?
14 min
33: Are You Disqualifying Yourself? You are ALR...
This time of year really makes us think about all the reasons we aren't enough. We disqualify ourselves because we haven't learned enough, accomplished enough, look a certain way, or any other number of things that are all criticisms inside our heads. In this episode, I'm getting vulnerable with you and sharing some of the ways I disqualify myself: especially when it comes to my body. But when we disqualify ourselves, we miss out on the most beautiful experiences in life. So let me ask you: if you weren't disqualified, what amazing things would you do?
15 min
32: My Birthday Gift from God
This weekend was my birthday! I love my birthday, but if I'm being totally honest this year I was just not in the mood to dance around about it like I normally do. So what did I do? I took a weekend away to myself. And when I woke up on the morning of my birthday, God sent me a birthday present. In this episode, I'm going to tell you what that was.
10 min
31: Making Space for New Things
I don't know about you, but I've been spring cleaning around here recently. And it got me thinking: what are we holding on to that is preventing us from making space for new things? Choosing what to keep and what to purge can bring on all kinds of different emotions and assumptions about ourselves and our lives, but once it's done, we are ready to welcome all the beautiful and wonderful new things to come.
16 min
30: Is It Your Body or Is It the Bra?
We all have those days (or even seasons) when we feel like we just don't fit in. Sometimes that's social, and sometimes we physically don't feel like we fit. Trying on bras can be a big challenge, because there are so many styles and sizes and it can be overwhelming. When it's hard to find a bra that fits, we can feel like we're the problem. But I promise, you are not the problem. Your body is not a problem. It's just the bra.
13 min
29: The Words We Speak Over Ourselves
Why is it so much harder to speak well of ourselves than it is to compliment others? In today's episode, I'm inviting you to join me in a challenge to speak words over yourself (out loud!) that will empower and encourage you.
18 min
28: The Voices We Listen To
We are constantly bombarded with messages from people, things, and circumstances. By listening, we give those messengers power and authority. This week, I'm sharing how to choose what messages to listen to and how to distinguish the messages that serve us from the noise.
20 min
27: Are You Limited By Your Thoughts?
There are lies after lies we tell ourselves: we're not good enough, we're not pretty enough, we're not responsible enough, nothing good ever happens to us, and the list of lies goes on and on. Those lies are chains that are holding us back and limiting us. Listen in to today's episode for my best tips to break free of the chains and become who He always meant for us to be.
12 min