Mint Arrow Messages

Mint Arrow Messages is a podcast from blogger and content creator Corrine Stokoe who's best known for her fashion and deal blog Mint Arrow. In Mint Arrow Messages we talk to influencers you know and love about the REAL grit that made them who they are, the hidden stories of struggle, challenge and triumph. We're sharing their stories in hopes to create more awareness, compassion, kindness and understanding in a world that's starving for more goodness.

Self-Improvement
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146: Hiring, Managing, Impacting and Achieving ...
Angie Balfour is the Chief People Officer at Weave, a Utah company that just went public last week. She has worked in HR really since high school (more on that in a minute) and before becoming an executive at Weave, she worked as the head of Human...
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145: All About Temples: What They’re for and Wh...
If you've ever driven down the 5 freeway in San Diego and seen the huge glowing temple from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and wondered what the heck goes on in there, or you've seen us talk about going to the temple weekly on our...
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144: Phil's My Pharmacist on Mental Health and ...
A couple months ago, I found myself in Mexico COVERED in bug bites! They were so bad I literally couldn't sleep. So I asked my Instagram besties for advice...like the kind you ask when you're desperate for any solution. And one girl told me to go to...
48 min
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143: It's Never Too Late
Have you heard Robert Downey Jr’s comeback story? If not, you're in for a treat because it's a good one. We're sharing that and some of our other favorite examples and thoughts on how to overcome your rock bottom places in life and that it's never...
49 min
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142: Terah Belle and the Indy Effect: How a Tin...
Terah Belle is the mother of a very special little girl named Indy Llew, who stole the hearts of thousands of people across the globe. Indy was born with down syndrome in May of 2016, and although it was a scary and unexpected diagnosis at first for...
53 min
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141: 5 Year Chip: What We've Learned in 5 Years...
Last week in our 12-step meeting, Neil picked up his 5 year chip for 5 years of abstinence (or sobriety) from his addiction to pornography. Our experience with addiction recovery is something we've shared openly for the past several years, and on this...
58 min
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140: Cameron Treu on ADHD Awareness and Underst...
Justin Timberlake. Michael Phelps. Ty Pennington. Adam Levine. Richard Branson. Simone Biles. Channing Tatum. Jim Carrey. Do you know what all of these well known celebrities and Olympic athletes have in common? They all have ADHD. But have you ever...
51 min
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139: Shannon Lyon on Food, Family, Allergies an...
Shannon Lyon is a food blogger, recipe creator, & mom of 4 living in Portland, Oregon, and a friend of mine since our London study abroad days in 2005. Her problem is there’s almost no food she doesn't like. She creates recipes that are easy but...
43 min
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138: The Car Mom on Empowering Women to Pick Ca...
The Car Mom was started by Kelly Stumpe in June of 2020. Kelly has been around the automotive industry her whole life. Her family owns a group of dealerships in the St. Louis area. She began her career in the industry in 2016 as a client advisor at...
38 min
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137: Cancer Mom, Amy Willits, on Pediatric Canc...
At the beginning of this year, the very first Sunday in January, I had an extra loaf of warm, freshly baked French bread, and my dear friend Amy’s face popped into my mind when I thought of who I could deliver it to. I ran it over to her house and...
65 min
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136: Cafeteria Plans, Obedience, and Blessings
Lately for some reason I feel like the concept of a “cafeteria plan” of the gospel of Jesus Christ keeps coming up in my life. So is that even a thing? What does that even mean? Is it something we subscribe to? Neil and I dive deep into this and...
44 min
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135: Morgan Jones on Being All-In
Morgan Jones is the host of the All In podcast and the manager of audience engagement for Deseret Book. She previously wrote for the Deseret News where she published more than 480 stories. Her new book, All In: Exploring What It Means to Be All In the...
53 min
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134: Understanding Elder Holland’s BYU Address ...
On Monday, August 23, Jeffrey R Holland, an apostle of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, spoke to the faculty at Brigham Young University in a speech entitled “The Second Half of the Second Century” where Elder Holland expressed...
45 min
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133: When to Give Kids Cell Phones with Bill Br...
If you have kids, and especially if you have kids who are nearing double digit age (like us!) then you’ve probably asked yourself, “When DO we want to give our kids a phone? When is the best time?” Well even though Neil and I would like to stick...
40 min
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132: Radical Candor vs. Counsel Together
I love to read, and one of the books I started reading this year (after hearing many business people rave about it) was Radical Candor. This book has some GREAT lessons and takeaways, and in trying to implement the number one takeaway in the book, I...
41 min
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131: Kristin Andrus on Spending TIME Instead of...
Kristin Andrus is a mom to 6, exercise maniac, lover and creator of healthy recipes, married to the owner of Traeger Grills, Jeremy Andrus, and a total inspiration to me of what it REALLY means to serve, mentor, and love people in your community....
46 min
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130: Expectations: Resentments in the Making
Think back to the last time that you had something go TOTALLY differently than you had pictured it in your mind. What were your feelings when things went this way? Were you disappointed? Frustrated? Resentful? Today Neil and I are talking about...
35 min
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129: Grant and Si Foster on Answering the Call ...
My parents, Grant and Si Foster (who is also known for her blog, a bountiful kitchen) just returned from an 18-month mission to Spain, Barcelona where they taught, led and counseled with and mentored young adults in our church. I really wanted to ask...
58 min
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128: Does prayer work? Do miracles happen?
Last week we experienced what I believe to be miracles, as we watched our little two-year-old Millie go from being her happy self to being one very sick little kid who was in the hospital for 5 days. Many many people prayed for Millie and today...
48 min
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127: What’s in it for Me?
Okay be honest just for a second with yourself. Have you ever been in a situation when you’ve asked yourself, “Wait, what’s in it for me?” Or thought that to yourself? I think if we’re being honest we ALL have at one time or another. Today...
33 min
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126: Family Brand: How to Establish The Culture...
In 2020, Chris and Melissa Smith started the podcast and website Family Brand, to help families figure out what they want to stand for and be remembered by. Having a family brand is a way to strengthen your family.  Since then, they’ve taken...
42 min
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125: Talking to Teens About Pornography
This week, I was asked to teach a lesson to the young women in my church congregation (ages 11-18) about pornography – specifically, “how can I resist pornography.”  I knew that this topic could potentially impact so many of the teenage...
55 min
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124: Tween And Teen Girl Issues: Solved! With K...
Almost 10 years ago, Katie Parker founded Singers Company, a place where little girls can sing, dance, and act in a wholesome environment while building confidence and performance skills.  Katie recognized the staggering statistics of declining...
45 min
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123: How to Avoid the 3 Most Common Regrets in ...
Do you have any regrets in life? Have you ever asked yourself this, or the people you love? This is a great topic that a lot of people may or may not have even thought about. But it's something that probably most people will have to deal with at some...
53 min
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122: Scott O’Neil: Be Where Your Feet Are
Scott O'Neil is the CEO of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, a global sports, and entertainment company that includes some of the most iconic teams and brands in the world, including the NBA Philadelphia 76ers and the NHL New Jersey Devils....
65 min