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Mint Arrow Messages

with Corrine Stokoe

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.


Episodes

  • Cancel culture, second chances and forgivenessDo you know what “cancel culture” actually means? It’s okay if you didn’t, we didn’t either until recently. Today we discuss cancel culture, some recent examples in the media and talk through the dynamic social media plays in our world on...
  • Tim Ballard of O.U.R. Rescue: what you can do to HELP SAVE KIDS from human traffickingTim Ballard serves as the co-chair of the White House Public-Private Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking, and is the CEO and founder of the nonprofit organization operation Underground Railroad which saves kids from human trafficking. Tim’s...
  • Schooling in a pandemic: homeschool, online and distance learning options and advice from a Utah State Board of Education member Laura BelnapDistance learning, homeschooling, online education oh my! All of the facebook mom groups I belong to are exploding right now with questions and discussion threads with hundreds of comments from other parents panicking about their options for this...
  • Civility in unrest: why we desperately need more kindness and awareness in times of troubleHave you noticed that during the most crazy year that any of us have ever seen in our lifetime, we’re also seeing common courtesy and civility fade, especially in online interactions? Today Neil and I discuss why civility, kindness and respect are...
  • Dr. Aliza Pressman on Raising Good Humans: my questions and Aliza’s answers on teaching kids to be good humansDr Aliza Pressman is a developmental psychologist, parent educator, asst. clinical professor, and co-founder of both Mount Sinai Parenting Center and SeedlingsGroup. As a mother of two, she also hosts the podcast Raising Good Humans where she shares...
  • Strengthening marriage: tips and takeaways that have changed our marriage“Does anyone stay together anymore?” And “is anyone actually happy in their marriage, or is it all smoke and mirrors?” These are some of the comments I saw on social media a couple weeks ago after the announcement of Dave and Rachel Hollis’s...
  • Elle Rowley’s advice for moms: a candid convo about covid survival, PPD, and being intentionally positive in uncertaintyElle Rowley is the founder of Solly Baby, a wildly popular baby wrap company that’s now expanded to swaddles and crib sheets and baby clothes and beyond. Elle is a mom of four, entrepreneur and a leader I look up to so much for advice on everything...
  • C section birth story: Corrine and Neil talk about baby Harry’s birth and what it’s like to have a c-section deliveryBaby Harry is here and we’re sharing his birth story today! If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to have a c-section, today we talk about it from both the mom and dad’s perspective. We share what it feels like, looks like, what to expect and...
  • Jennifer Borget on Black Lives Matter: how to be part of REAL changes in anti-racismAfter an emotional and historical day, watching the nation and even the world come together to amplify the message that Black Lives Matter in response to George Floyd’s death, I reached out to my friend Jennifer Borget on blackout Tuesday and she...
  • Michelle and Khyl Shumway on miracles: surviving an Alaskan plane crash against all oddsMichelle and Khyl Shumway are owners of the business Rad Swim, a super cute modest swimwear company based in Utah. But what you might not know about their story is that Khyl was one of two men out of 6 who survived a plane crash in Alaska the summer...
  • Memorial Day: remembering the 2 men we named baby Harry after & thoughts on life after deathMemorial Day is a very tender time for so many who are remembering loved ones, especially those who died in combat to secure the freedoms we all enjoy in the United States of America. Today we take a bit of time to honor and thank them, and share...
  • Susie Allison from Busy Toddler: independent play and tips for littles learning at homeSusie Allison, a former kindergarten and 1st grade teacher, now stay at home mom, is also the genius creator of the account busy toddler that has amassed almost a million followers on Instagram at the time of this recording. Susie shares tips on...
  • Honesty and integrity: why this lost virtue is so vital in business and a happy lifeA few nights ago, Neil and I got into a deep discussion about the need for integrity and how it seems to be less and less common in the world, and more and more accepted as just “the way things are” or have to be. We felt strongly that today’s...
  • Greg McKeown on essentialism: how to really ask yourself “what is essential” and why it mattersNew York Times best selling author and soon to be podcast host Greg McKeown shares with me today some of the philosophies that he teaches in his well-known book Essentialism, a book that quite honestly transformed my life! He talks about the art of...
  • Sharing faith fearlessly: tips on sharing your testimony in authentic natural waysI love to share about the gospel of Jesus Christ with my online audience, but it wasn't always that way! Today Neil and I dig into the topic of sharing about your faith online or with others around you, fearlessly and without hesitation. We talk about...
  • Infertility awareness: Kendyl Madsen (Corrine's best friend) shares about her struggles with infertility including 4 miscarriages and 3 rounds of IVF to get her two miracle babies hereInfertility affects about 6.1 million women in the united states alone, according to the CDC. And since April is infertility and infant loss awareness month, I asked one of my very best friends Kendyl Madsen, who knows the struggle of infertility...
  • Joy Cho and business wisdom: pivoting, leadership and familyJoy Cho of the blog Oh Joy has been working in the creative design space since 2005 and now runs a lifestyle brand and design studio, including licensed product lines with Target, Band-Aid, CalPak and more. Joy also has amassed a following of nearly...
  • Alcoholism awareness month: where to find help + AA 12-step concepts that will help anyone right nowAlcohol Awareness Month is a public health program organized by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence as a way of increasing outreach and education regarding the dangers of alcoholism and issues related to alcohol. The program was...
  • The American Moms and Politics: how to stay informed, teach your kids and be a good citizen in highly political timesThis episode was recorded several weeks before COVID-19 became the hot-topic global issue that we're now living in, but in some ways it makes the content even more applicable to what we're facing currently. In today's episode, I interview twin...
  • Perspective: positivity and introspection during the chaos of CoronavirusThis week we felt compelled to chat all about what we're doing to deal with Coronavirus, and how positivity can change your perspective. We talk about actions you can take to see this time as a gift, being spiritually prepared for whatever may come,...
  • Emily Belle Freeman on collaborative faith: how to come together as Christians and why it mattersEmily Belle Freeman is a well-known author, teacher and now youtuber and podcaster whose YouTube channel "Don't Miss This" with Dave Butler has exploded over the past two years. But one of her greatest passions in life is working with and building...
  • How do you hear the voice of the Lord?On February 26, Neil and I both received an email from the President of our church inviting us to think deeply about how we hear the voice of the Lord, and to share our experiences and feelings about Jesus Christ. Today Neil and I dig into the topic...
  • Shan Tripp's tips for babies and kids: Pediatric nurse and homeschooling mom shares tips on keeping your kiddos safe and enjoying motherhoodShan Tripp spent several years as a pediatric emergency room nurse, and has now moved her family across the big pacific ocean to live full time in Hawaii and homeschool her four kids. Today she shares with all of us her top tips for keeping your...
  • Corrine and Neil on Working together as a couple: how we ended up as business partners and advice for working togetherWhen Neil and I first got married, working together as business partners was far from our envisioned happily ever after, but yet here we are working together full time on our small business from home every day. Today we're sharing what led up to all...
  • Rock-bottom to ringing the bell with CEO Shawn Nelson: Chapter 11 bankruptcy to going public with Lovesac and all the leadership and life lessons he's learnedAs a teenage kid fresh out of high school, Shawn Nelson came up with the idea of making his own bean bag with foam that caught on like wildfire across the US within a few years. As his business LoveSac took off, he also won a million dollar investment...
  • Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife: let’s talk about sex! Why the struggle is so real in marriages and what to do about itToday’s episode is very different from our normal lineup. We’re talking about intimacy in marriage and so if you have littles in the room, now would be a good time to push pause and either find some headphones or wait until later to listen. We go...
  • Grief with Neil and Corrine: one year after Dave's death and what we've learned about grief.This past year, Neil and I have learned a lot about grief as we've processed the death of his brother Dave Stokoe, whose story you can hear in episode 1 of Mint Arrow Messages. Today we share some of the feelings we experienced individually, as a...
  • Brooke White - Letting God Lead: her American Idol story and God's hand in all of itYou may remember Brooke White as the indie-pop singer and songwriter from season 7 of American Idol. But what you might not know is her crazy back-story of how she even ended up as a contestant on American idol, how she felt God led her to that...
  • Senior Missionaries before Retirement: the story of my parents Grant and Si Foster deciding to serve an 18 month mission before they retire.My parents have always talked about going on a service mission for our church together someday for as long as I can remember, but the plan was always for them to leave after retirement age. They shocked my siblings and me about a year ago at Christmas...
  • Digital parenting with Mindy McKnight: how to raise cyber-smart kids with Viral Parenting author Mindy McKnight of Cute Girls HairstylesMindy McKnight is a wife, mom of 6 and CEO of the multi-million subscriber YouTube channel Cute Girls Hairstyles. Mindy pioneered YouTube and has raised teenagers and little kids through a digital age and picked up all kinds of knowledge and wisdom...
  • Finance and marriage with Jordan Page: tactical tips on how to budget to live the life of your dreamsJordan Page is a blogger, youtuber and financing/budgeting guru who's been featured on the Today Show, Rachel Ray and Good Morning America as a frugality expert. Her budgeting bootcamps have helped countless people get out of debt and live the life of...
  • Gestational Surrogacy with Kelsey Nixon: a deep dive into gestational surrogacy and Kelsey's message to "just keep going" when life gets hardMy dear college friend and fellow broadcast journalism classmate from BYU, Kelsey Nixon is today's podcast guest. Kelsey is one of THE MOST successful students to come out of our graduating broadcast journalism class, as a contestant on Food Network...
  • Testimonies of Jesus Christ: wrapping up this year's #LightTheWorld campaign by sharing testimonies of The Savior as we celebrate His birthThis week we wrap up the #LightTheWorld campaign by reviewing a few of our favorite experiences so far serving others One by One to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. We also invited several bloggers, youtubers and influencers to share their...
  • Faith over fear with Desiree Hartstock: season 9 Bachelorette's back-story of following God's callingIf you consider yourself part of Bachelor Nation you're going to LOVE today's episode! And even if you aren't, but you're a person of faith or just love good-hearted people, I think you'll really enjoy today's discussion with Desiree Hartstock...
  • Ruby Franke's story of living with less: How 8passengers vlogger sacrificed to save her family from financial ruin and find peaceToday's story is an inspiring one! My friend Ruby Franke, mom of 6 and vlogger at the youtube channel 8passengers, shares her story with me of how she and her husband as newlyweds found themselves buried in debt and barely able to pay for milk at the...
  • Light the World: 25 ways in 25 days to invite Christ back into your ChristmasToday Neil and I talk all about what the #LightTheWorld campaign has meant to our family over the past several Christmas seasons, some of the good we've been able to be part of and how easy it is to get involved, no matter WHAT faith you belong to. We...
  • Childhood cancer: How 7 year old Lynden turned lemons into lemonade by raising over $40k for pediatric cancer research selling lotus braceletsImagine what it would be like to go from everything being totally normal one day, to finding out through a voicemail the next day that your child has cancer and needs to seen by an oncologist immediately. That's just the beginning of my friend Amanda...
  • Changing lives with Days for Girls: Celeste Mergens (founder of Days for Girls) shares how we can help empower young girls globally to stay in school and find better futuresThe season of giving and doing a little more good around the world is upon us, and this week I'm bringing a guest on to tell you about one of my FAVORITE non-profit organizations, Days for Girls. Celeste Mergens, the founder and CEO of Days for Girls,...
  • Honoring Veteran's Day with Amy Lou Hawthorne: Army wife and former helicopter pilot herself educates us on what it's like to be a military familyAs an 8-year helicopter pilot for the US Army and now wife to a man in active duty, toting two darling kids all over the United States and sharing her journey every step of the way, Amy Lou Hawthorne is an American sweetheart who has stolen the hearts...
  • Modest fashion with Leena Snoubar: wearing a hijab, dressing modestly and inner confidenceHave you ever wondered why some women wear a head scarf, where that tradition comes from, and why it’s important to them? Today I have the honor of interviewing a fellow modest fashion blogger Leena from the blog With Love Leena all about her...
  • Friendship advice with Neil and Corrine: how to create and maintain the best types of friendships rooted in trust and loveThis was a hot topic that I polled my audience about several months ago and I'm happy to bring on my best friend who's an expert at creating and maintaining deep friendships, my husband Neil. Together we talk about the importance of having good...
  • Job loss to online boss with Pat Flynn: how the economic crash of 2008 and a layoff propelled Pat into the online world of helping people and gaining millions of superfans.If you're into business podcasts or online business websites you've proooobably heard of Pat Flynn, the host of Smart Passive Income and blogger at . But have you heard his story of losing his job in 2008 like so many other Americans, and what he did...
  • Traveling for a year with Brooke Eliason: what Female Foodie has learned from living in a different city every month this yearHave you ever thought about just packing up a few bags and hitting the road for an entire year? Well that’s exactly what my sister Brooke from Female Foodie did this past year and today she’s sharing with us her ups and a few downs, why they did...
  • Scripture study with Neil and Corrine: how to get more out of your scripture study and spiritual practiceThis week we're taking one of my most frequently asked questions and answering it in an entire episode. Because I share my love for scripture study frequently on social media, I also get a lot of questions about HOW I study the scriptures. And when I...
  • Diversity and inclusion with Jennifer Borget: why racial inclusion matters and how to be better about itLet’s talk about racial inclusion and how we can be better at it! We’ve come a long way as a nation, but we have a long way to go and today my friend Jennifer Borget of Cherish 365 answers all my hard and awkward questions about race and...
  • Physical and mental heath with JJ & Erika Peterson: the story of Clean Simple Eats and inspiration behind their transformationsIf you follow me on Instagram you already know I’m obsessed with clean simple eats!! Today, Neil and I get to sit down with the Founders of CSE and ask them all about their incredible meal plans and challenges, what inspired them to get started,...
  • Authenticity with Amanda Perna: 2-time project runway contestant & fashion designer's insights on staying true to YOUDescription:   Amanda Perna is a creator of beautiful things, fashion designer, two-time project runway contestant and mompreneur who shares with me her story of evolving into her brand that's all about making people feel happy. She talks to me...
  • Book love with Janssen Bradshaw: teaching kids to love reading and how to pick the best booksJanssen Bradshaw, blogger of 13 years at everyday-reading.com and mom of 4 teaches me some of her best tips today on how to really engage kids in reading, how to teach them to LOVE to read, how to pick the best books, and she shares some of her top...
  • Lottery luck with Dan Markham: gaining 6M YouTube subscribers, finding success & staying humbleDan Markham, the Youtuber who entertains more than 6 million subscribers each week, sits down with me to share his success story, how it all started with a lottery ticket and a science project, the advice he gives to people wanting to start a YouTube...
  • Parenting with Neil and Corrine: our favorite expert advice + Q&A with our kidsBack to school everybody! This week we’re starting out with a fun little Q&A with our two older girls Anabelle and Lyla, and then we dive into one of the most requested topics for our podcast: parenting. We’re sharing some of the most helpful...
  • Baby Ruby’s life and legacy with Ani Taylor: infant and child organ donation and peace in griefEight years ago, Ani Taylor’s baby ruby was fighting for her life in UCLA hospital while she waited for a liver transplant. Today I sit down with Ani and talk all about the beautiful details of Ruby’s life and legacy, why organ donation is such a...
  • Baby Ruby’s life and legacy with Ani Taylor: infant and child organ donation and peace in griefEight years ago, Ani Taylor’s baby ruby was fighting for her life in UCLA hospital while she waited for a liver transplant. Today I sit down with Ani and talk all about the beautiful details of Ruby’s life and legacy, why organ donation is such a...
  • Finding direction with Spencer Taggart: getting God’s answers to your questionsSerial entrepreneur, family man and follower of God are a few ways I’d describe our friend and guest on the podcast today, Spencer Taggart. Spence is currently teaching as a professor of entrepreneurship at BYU Hawaii, but also owns several...
  • Q&A with Corrine and Neil: your questions, our answers!This week for Mint Arrow Messages we took the topics to YOU GUYS, and asked on our instagram @mintarrow about your burning questions and what you wanted us to discuss on the podcast. We cover everything from how we met, our proposal stories (yes there...
  • Healing and Helping with Alison Faulkner: How to Cope and How to Help in Life’s Greatest ChallengesYou might know her as the Alison show, because Alison has the ability to electrify a room in a matter of seconds, inspire change that shifts the whole course of someone’s life in just one workshop day, but today I sit down with my friend Alison...
  • Motherhood with Si Foster: Advice from (MY!) Seasoned Mom and Blogger ABountifulKitchenIf you've ever wished you could fast forward your life and then be able to give your younger self advice, and especially if you're a mom, you're probably going to love today's episode. Today I sat down with MY mom, Si Foster, the blogger behind the...
  • Comeback Story of Setema Gali: Super Bowl Champion’s Failure and Success StorySetema Gali, former Super Bowl champion shares with us today how we went from achieving his dream of playing in the NFL to losing everything overnight and being evicted during the recession of 2008. Setema shares how he got out of that rut by working...
  • Codependency with Mandi Gubler: How the 12-Steps can Free You from the Craziness of CodependencyThis week we dive into a side of addiction recovery that I get asked a lot about, codependency, or in other words, what it’s like and how to deal with being the spouse or loved one of an addict. My guest, friend, mentor and sponsor in the 12-step...
  • Good Pictures Bad Pictures with Kristen Jenson: How to Protect Your Kids from PornographyKristen Jenson is the author of the best-selling book series, Good Pictures Bad Pictures, books that help parents teach their children what to do when they see pornography. Neil and I get asked a lot about how to protect children from developing...
  • Love One Another with Nicolette Mason: How We Can Be More Loving and Inclusive to members of the LGBTQ communityFor international pride day, I’m honored to introduce you to my dear friend Nicolette mason, an advocate for inclusivity, designer and content creator at  Today Nicolette and I talk about how we can be more loving and inclusive to those...
  • The Gift of Time with Jason Dunnigan: How Giving Your Time and Support to Others Leads to a Happier LifeJason from the modern dad - do you follow him? Because if you don’t yet, he’s about to become your new best friend. Jason’s insta stories make me laugh on the daily but what I REALLY love about Jason is how well he supports others. In my...
  • Overcoming Opiate Addiction with Jay and Lexy: Using the 12 Steps to Get Sober and Save Your MarriageJay and Lexy are super good friends of ours who’ve had a major impact on not just us but hundreds of people and couples in the south Orange County area. they’ve openly shared their story of Jay’s thousand pain pills a month opiate addiction and...
  • Positive Parenting with Ralphie Jacobs: Parenting Principles That Work Like MagicI’m so thrilled to share with you guys a concept that has literally changed my life as a mom: positive parenting. And I feel so grateful to have the woman who taught me the ways via Instagram stories, on the podcast today, to teach all of you too....
  • Self-Love with Sadie Sabin: Learning to Fill the Void in Life from WithinToday I interviewed my long time blogging friend Sadie from Simply Sadie Jane about her story of finding self love through mindfulness, meditation, hypnotherapy and how she’s helping so many other women and even children to find the same. Sadie...
  • Body Positivity with Ashley Reeves: Paradigm Shifts about the Body Positivity MovementBody positivity is a HOT TOPIC these days and it seems like every time I turn around someone's talking about their version of body positivity and celebrating bodies of all shapes and sizes, which is AWESOME. This week's interview though is one that...
  • Pornography Addiction Recovery: Our Love Story Part 2 of 2Welcome back to our 2 part real life love story! This week we get to the good stuff, the SOLUTION in looking for addiction recovery. We really dig into what worked for us, how it worked, why it worked, and how you (or someone you love) who struggles...
  • Pornography Addiction Recovery: Our Love Story Part 1 of 2Today we're sharing a story we've shared before, OUR real life love story, of finding hope and recovery from pornography addiction. Neil and I talk about our dating journey and how he shared with me three months into dating that he had an addiction to...
  • Macro Counting with Lillie Biesinger: Fueling Your Body in a Positive WayA few weeks ago I sat down with Lillie Biesinger, someone I had only met online previously, to talk all about macros! But we don’t just talk mechanics or specifics about weight loss or dieting, we talk about why this movement in the health and...
  • Faith in Business with Nicole Walters: Finding God in your Work and Every Corner of your LifeThis was one of the very first interviews I recorded for Mint Arrow Messages, almost a year ago when I was still pregnant with Millie, and I recorded it with one of my ALL TIME favorites, Nicole Walters. Nicole is an incredible entrepreneur who quit...
  • School Shooting Survivor Cindy: Lessons Learned 20 Years after ColumbineToday’s interview is with a blog reader Cindy who was a student and survivor of the school shooting at Columbine High School in 1999. 20 years ago this week, in Littleton Colorado, the deadliest school shooting to date occurred at Columbine where...
  • Adopt Don’t Shop with Hilary Sloan: Changing the World One Puppy Rescue at a TimeToday I interviewed my friend Hilary Sloan who’s an incredible advocate for animal rescuing and the human behind the ultra popular Instagram account @ellabeanthedog. Hilary has fostered countless dogs and rescued three darling dogs starting with...
  • NICU Mom Jen Hawkins: How to Love and Support your Friends who have Preemie BabiesToday’s interview was with my dear friend Jen, blogger, model and mom of two beautiful little twin girls. Jen helps me understand what it’s like to be a NICU mom, after her twins were born at 30 weeks and spent three months in the NICU. She walks...
  • Remembering Steve: an Interview with Neil about his Brother who Took his Life in 1995Many of you have listened to the podcast episode where I interviewed Neil about his brother Dave’s death in January 2019, just a couple of months ago.  But eight days before Dave passed away, we recorded this interview where I asked Neil all...
  • Becoming an Ironman with Brooke Eliason: From Half Marathon to Ironman in One YearThis week I sit down with my sister Brooke from the blog Female Foodie, but we don’t talk much about food, we actually talk about how she completed an iron man, which is a 2.4 mile swim, 114 miles on a bicycle, and then a 26.2 mile full marathon at...
  • Millennial Faith with Kenzie Elizabeth: Leaving Church and Coming BackThis week I sat down with vlogger and youtuber Kenzie Elizabeth Piper and talked a little about what we had planned to discuss - her experience with depression and anxiety - but mostly about something we totally didn't plan. The conversation really...
  • Fostering & Adoption with Cara Brook: Making Room for One MoreIn today's episode we talk to my dear friend Cara Brook, from the booming beauty brand , all about her experience and passion for foster parenting and her experience with fostering and adopting two of her own children. She gets real about the...
  • Triumph Over Tragedy: The Story of Dave's Death and Choosing Light Over DarknessToday we discuss in detail the death of Neil's brother Dave, what that was like for us, and the impact Dave had and continues to have for good. The circumstances surrounding Dave's death were beyond tragic, but we have chosen to focus on all the...
  • Postpartum Depression: Shedding Light on an Overshadowed Topic that so Many Women FaceIn this episode Neil interviews me about my journey with postpartum depression. We talk about what that was like for me, how I identified it, how I dealt with and eventually overcame it, some of the advice I have for other mothers struggling with it...
  • Mint Arrow Messages – TrailerMint Arrow Messages is a podcast from blogger and content creator Corrine Stokoe who's best known for her fashion and deal blog . In Mint Arrow Messages we talk to influencers you know and love about the REAL grit that made them who they are, the...

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