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Welcome to In the Wake with Whytli. I am a certified life coach and a mental health advocate. I am also a survivor of sexual and mental abuse. I am choosing to rise up from the hurt and the pain. I am turning my story into one of hope and light. I choose empowerment, growth, and empathy. As I continue to heal from my trauma, I am making my voice heard through this podcast platform. I have become a passionate advocate for those suffering from mental illness and abuse. I am here to share my personal journey and insights with my corner of the world.

Welcome to In the Wake with Whytli. I am a certified life coach and a mental health advocate. I am also a survivor of sexual and mental abuse. I am choosing to rise up from the hurt and the pain. I am turning my story into one of hope and light. I choose empowerment, growth, and empathy. As I continue to heal from my trauma, I am making my voice heard through this podcast platform. I have become a passionate advocate for those suffering from mental illness and abuse. I am here to share my personal journey and insights with my corner of the world.
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Henderson, NV

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Welcome to In the Wake with Whytli. I am a certified life coach and a mental health advocate. I am also a survivor of sexual and mental abuse. I am choosing to rise up from the hurt and the pain. I am turning my story into one of hope and light. I choose empowerment, growth, and empathy. As I continue to heal from my trauma, I am making my voice heard through this podcast platform. I have become a passionate advocate for those suffering from mental illness and abuse. I am here to share my personal journey and insights with my corner of the world.

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Episodes

Advocating for Victims and Survivors with Phil Gold

11/17/2019
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Ever since he was young, Phil has been passionate about advocating for survivors and victims of sexual assault and abuse. As a survivor himself, he vows to teach others what consent looks and feels like. He travels around teaching and speaking about consent and negotiation in relationships. Phil seeks to make a difference in this world through educating others, marching in protests, and calling out his own privilege. Listen into this week's episode to hear his empowering and inspiring...

Duration:00:51:07

Rape Culture and Myths with Laura W.

11/4/2019
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***Trigger Warning*** This is a heavier episode as we speak of sexual assault, rape, and abuse. If you are suffering or recovering from a mood or mental disorder and/or a victim of sexual assault or abuse, please listen with caution or don't listen at all. The last thing I would want is for hearing these things to set you back in your healing journey or to trigger negative thoughts or emotions. Also, if you are a bit more sensitive or an empath, you also may want to listen with caution....

Duration:01:06:07

Healing and Dating After Abuse with Abbi Swenson and Bryson McKinney

10/29/2019
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***Trigger Warning*** This is a heavier episode as we speak of sexual assault, rape, and abuse. If you are suffering or recovering from a mood or mental disorder and/or a victim of sexual assault or abuse, please listen with caution or don't listen at all. The last thing I would want is for hearing these things to set you back in your healing journey or to trigger bad memories or thoughts. // Abbi Swenson is a survivor and victim of rape and abuse. She survived two abusive relationships...

Duration:00:52:33

Part 2: Parenting a Child Through Anxiety, Depression, and Sexual Abuse with Brett Rogers

10/15/2019
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** Trigger Warning ** This is a heavier episode. We continue to talk about the difficult aftermath of my abuse and my decision to speak about it publicly. If you are suffering or recovering from a mood or mental disorder, and/or sexual assault, abuse, or trauma, please listen with caution or don't listen at all. The last thing I would want is for hearing these stories to set you back in your healing journey or to trigger bad memories or thoughts. Also, if you are a bit more sensitive or an...

Duration:01:24:10

Part 1: Parenting a Child Through Anxiety, Depression, and Sexual Abuse with Brett Rogers

10/8/2019
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** Trigger Warning ** This is a heavier episode. We talk about my suicide attempts and sexual abuse in explicit detail. If you are suffering or recovering from a mood or mental disorder, and/or sexual assault, abuse, or trauma, please listen with caution or don't listen at all. The last thing I would want is for hearing these stories to set you back in your healing journey or to trigger bad memories or thoughts. Also, if you are a bit more sensitive or an empath, you also may want to listen...

Duration:01:12:10

Healing from a Spouse's Pornography Addiction with Caitlin Taylor

9/24/2019
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Caitlin Taylor started an Instagram platform called @NotMySinToShare as a way to reach other wives struggling with their husbands' pornography addictions. Caitlin's husband, Adrian, then started a second Instagram platform called @ItIsMySinToShare where he was open and honest about his own addiction. Both are a power couple as they fight and heal from addiction. In this interview, Caitlin speaks vulnerably about her experiences coping and healing after learning of her husband's addiction and...

Duration:00:46:23

Selfish vs. Selfless Service with Dillon Stewart

9/10/2019
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In this interview, Dillon tells of his experiences serving refugees in Germany. He was on a service mission trip for two weeks. In that time, he learned the difference between selfish and selfless service and then he tells stories about how he applied it to his personal life. He recounts the lessons he learned from the people he was serving and serving with and the ways that he was changed as a person. Listen in to hear more from Dillon Stewart himself!! // Resources Mission trip: HOPE...

Duration:00:31:13

Life Transitions: Faith, Family, and Identity with Joseph and Carolyn Cope

8/27/2019
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In this intimate and vulnerable interview, Joseph and Carolyn don't hold anything back. They speak of their experiences and emotions from childhood up until current day. Through telling their stories, there are many relatable aspects and lessons to take away. If you listen with an open mind, hopefully you'll leave with more compassion, empathy, and understanding. Joseph speaks about his pressured childhood, pornography addiction, run in with prostitution, divorce, leaving the religion he...

Duration:01:36:05

My Battle with Depression and Suicide Ideation

8/15/2019
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***Trigger Warning*** This is a heavier episode and I talk about my suicide attempts and suicidal ideation. I speak of the heaviness of the depression I’ve faced and includes great detail at some points. So if you are suffering or recovering from a mood or mental disorder, please listen with caution or don’t listen at all. The last thing I would want is for hearing these things to set you back in your healing journey or to trigger bad memories or thoughts. Also, if you are a bit more...

Duration:00:51:53

My Anxiety and Panic Attacks

8/6/2019
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In this episode, I dive deep into my experience battling anxiety and panic attacks. I speak of my triggers, stories, coping mechanisms, and experience with medication and therapy. I went from having multiple panic attacks every single day to not having a panic attack for months at a time. Listen in to hear more of how I made that transformation and what it looks like day to day living with severe anxiety. // Podcast Episodes: If you liked this episode, listen to previous episodes...

Duration:01:07:35

Living Authentically Aligned

7/30/2019
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In this quick episode, I talk about what it means to be aligned with your core beliefs and values and living an authentic life. I speak of how your delivery can look different while your inner self is consistent. I give examples and scenarios to show the differences between living in alignment versus living inauthentically. I address the term "fake" that gets thrown around and what that means. Authenticity is imperfection, vulnerability, and consistency. This takes inner work listening to...

Duration:00:31:15

Your Questions Answered

7/21/2019
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In this episode, I briefly answer the following questions: // Song: Makin' A Move by Lady Bri // Follow along with the rest of my journey. Instagram: @whytli Website: whytli.com Contact me here.

Duration:00:42:25

Grieving People, Changes, and Eras

7/16/2019
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We experience these deaths that aren’t physical. These endings. These losses and changes that leave us in just as much pain, mourning, and heartache as the physical death of something. In this episode, I process and speak to my experiences right now as I grieve the end and change of so many aspects of my life. I talk about the numbing (denial & isolation), the feeling of emotions (depression, anger, and bargaining), and the rising (acceptance). I am currently in this valley of transition and...

Duration:00:50:19

From Technology Addiction to Minimalism

7/9/2019
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In this week's episode, I passionately speak about our misuse of technology that has turned into addiction. I explain the negative affects our phones and social media have on our lives, relationships, and overall happiness. Then, I give different tips as to how you can make shifts in your habits to improve the way you use your technology in a minimalist fashion. I speak of personal experiences about how technology has affected me and how using it minimally has changed my life for the better....

Duration:01:18:48

Finding Your Identity with Alex Gowon

7/1/2019
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Alex is a growing influencer that shares a love for fashion, photography, dance, and art. He expresses himself through these creative outlets and shares them with the world. In this intimate interview, we dive into his coming out story, what it was like growing up in a white Christian community as a gay black kid, and his experiences at Pride. As you listen, you get a glimpse into the behind the scenes humanness of the influencer life. Alex makes you feel supported, accepted for who you are,...

Duration:00:35:16

OCD, Social Anxiety, and Therapy with Annie Romano

6/25/2019
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In this week's episode, I interview an old friend, Annie Romano, as she tells her experiences battling obsessive compulsive disorder and social anxiety. She has graduated with her bachelor's of science in psychology so that she can turn around her struggle to help others. She shared her #NoFilter story about mental illness through my foundation, End The Stigma, so be sure to check it out. Annie is lovable, genuine, and intelligent. Listen in for her thoughts on mental health stigmas, her...

Duration:00:44:57

Beauty, Body Image, and Self Love with Megan Van Alfen

6/4/2019
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After Megan shared her #NoFilter story about an eating disorder, I knew I had to have her on the podcast to allow her a space to talk further about her experience and things she's learned. Last week, Megan and I discussed eating disorders, diet culture, and intuitive eating. In this second interview, we speak more to body image, beauty, and learning to love yourself. If you haven't already, listen to last week's episode and watch Megan's #NoFilter story. // Resources: Megan's #NoFilter...

Duration:00:59:54

Eating Disorders, Diet Culture, and Intuitive Eating with Megan Van Alfen

5/28/2019
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After Megan shared her #NoFilter story about an eating disorder, I knew I had to have her on the podcast to allow her a space to talk further about her experience and things she's learned. In this intimate interview, Megan and I delve deeper into what her eating disorder looked like, the difference between disordered eating and eating disorders, what diet culture is and its harmful effects, and the wonders of intuitive eating. This episode covers everything under the sun but it is full of...

Duration:01:08:33

Securities vs. Insecurities of the Future

5/21/2019
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There's a false sense of security in planning out your future detail by detail, years in advance. The thing is, we don't plan for the bumps in the road, the trials, the obstacles, and the plot twists. When your life changes in the blink of an eye, your sense of security in planning out your life is wiped out from under you. That's why I live by the statement: 'Next right thing, one thing at a time.' In this episode, I talk about surrendering my control and letting go of my white knuckled...

Duration:00:45:21

The Light Within Us All

5/7/2019
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In this week's episode, I talk about the different experiences I had going to the same Lights Festival two years in a row. Through my collection of stories, I learned an assortment of life lessons. The feeling and experience of 5,000 lights being released into the dark sky is indescribable but I do my best to sum it up in a poetic and metaphorical way. I speak to the burdens that were lifted, the love and connection that flourished, and the light that ignited within all of us in that moment....

Duration:00:21:29