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Hi, my name is Tamara, and I'm the host of Stories of Hope in Hard Times

Have you ever felt overwhelmed, exhausted, alone, discouraged or anxious about problems or challenges in life?

Are you looking for ideas or solutions to your problems?

Welcome to Stories of Hope in Hard Times—the podcast where I interview people that have been through dark times and find out how they got through with God’s help.

We will also discuss the lessons learned and tips they can share for people experiencing their own life detours.

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Jeff Steinberg: Why Having No Arms Doesn’t Stop Me From Living Life

By Tamara Anderson | Feb 19, 2020 |

Jeff Steinberg humorously shares the lessons learned after he was born with no arms and ‘gimpy legs.’ God taught him he is a masterpiece in progress.Jeff Steinberg: Why Having No Arms Doesn’t Stop Me From Living LifeJeff Steinberg BioJeff Steinberg calls himself a masterpiece in progress, yet to see him, he looks anything but a…

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Tamara’s Takeaway: The One Thing We Need More Of

By Tamara Anderson | Feb 12, 2020 |

Tamara K. Anderson expounds on the one thing the world needs in today’s world, why it’s important, and how to problem solve getting it in our lives. The One Thing We Need More Of Welcome to another episode of Tamara’s Takeaways. I’m your host Tamara K. Anderson, and I am so excited to be talking…

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Wendy Andersen: Changing Expectations for a Happy Life

By Tamara Anderson | Feb 5, 2020 |

Wendy Andersen shares powerful lessons and tips she learned about redefining normal after her son was diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis and autism. Wendy Andersen: Changing Expectations For A Happy Life Bio Wendy Andersen is an accomplished author, speaker, coach, and mentor. She is a wife and the mother to three amazing children. Having a special…

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Tamara’s Takeaway: 3 Tips to Build Momentum and Growth

By Tamara Anderson | Jan 29, 2020 |

In this episode, Tamara K. Anderson shares 3 tips which build momentum and growth by sharing personal stories, quotes and examples. Welcome to another Takeaways Episode of Stories of Hope in Hard Times! Last week we had Kelly Walker, The Queen of Manifesting on the show. She is an a ball of energy and so…

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Kelly Walker: From Gamer to The Queen of Manifesting

By Tamara Anderson | Jan 22, 2020 |

Kelly Walker completely changed her life from a video game junkie to become The Queen of Manifesting. She shares her journey and the lessons learned along the way on this week’s episode of Stories of Hope in Hard Times. Kelly Walker: From Gamer to The Queen of Manifesting Bio Kelly Walker is a manifesting coach,…

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Tamara K. Anderson: How I Overcame my Fear to Podcasting

By Tamara Anderson | Jan 15, 2020 |

In this episode, Tamara K. Anderson shares how scared she really was to start podcasting and the tips and goals which helped her overcome this fear. Tamara K. Anderson: How I Overcame My Fear to Podcasting I am so excited to announce an epic change in the Stories of Hope in Hard Times podcast. Starting…

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Alan Gulledge – Setting Goals, Facing Fears and Recovering with Faith

By Tamara Anderson | Jan 8, 2020 |

After a life-altering accident, Alan Gulledge learned to set powerful goals, face his fears, and move forward with faith. He now helps others learn reach their physical goals as a coach. Alan Gulledge – Setting Goals, Facing Fears and Recovering with Faith Bio Alan Gulledge has lived in Virginia, California, Honduras, and Utah. He was…

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A SPECIAL CHRISTMAS GIFT: 2 AUDIO CHAPTERS FROM MY BOOK, NORMAL FOR ME

By Tamara Anderson | Dec 23, 2019 |

As a Christmas gift to her listeners, Tamara shares two audio chapters from her book, Normal for Me. One chapter talks about her son’s diagnosis of autism and the other how God helps us learn to problem solve the challenges we face. A Special Christmas Gift: 2 Audio Chapters from my Book, Normal for Me…

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Richard Paul Evans: Lessons From Brokenness, Bullying, and Tourette’s

By Tamara Anderson | Dec 11, 2019 |

Did you know NY Times Bestselling author Richard Paul Evans was bullied as a child or that he lived in a home infested with rats? Listen as he shares the stories which shaped him to become one of the most loved and heart-stirring authors today. Richard Paul Evans: Lessons from Brokenness, Bullying, and Tourette’s Richard…

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Brad Neufeld: 14 Tips to Face the Holiday Blues with Cheer

By Tamara Anderson | Nov 27, 2019 |

Today we are going to focus on the holiday season, and how we can overcoming the sadness and holiday blues which sometime accompany this time of year. 14 Tips to Face the Holiday Blues with Cheer Brad J. Neufeld (who was previously interviewed on Stories of Hope about his personal story) is back to discuss…

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My background

I have experienced several periods of hard times in my life with experiences ranging from chronic migraines to having two children on the autism spectrum, surviving a car accident, tornado, and drowning.

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My mission

You might wonder why I produce my show.

I know how important it is to cling to hope in times of trial and want to share with you lessons learned during life's detours.

Remember, God loves you!

What to expect from Stories of Hope in Hard Times

What to expect from your show, and when.

  • Publishes at 4am Eastern every other Wednesday
  • Segments include
    • A Story of Hard Times
    • Lessons Learned
    • Favorite Bible Verse
  • Available in all places where podcasts can be found
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