guest appearances

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the final swipe

Episode 36: Giving up Dating for Lent with Kacie Main

On today’s episode of The Final Swipe, we have author Kacie Main with us, whose dating experience was so spiritual that she gave it up for lent. This is such an insightful conversation on how we can let go the constant search for love, but also still be an energetic match for it. Kacie explains how she did it. How she let go, but in the end found herself and love.


The Heroic Soul

Ep. 9: Living the Life You Want with Kacie Main

Do you ever wonder how to obtain the life you truly desire? Are you tired of living your life in redundancy, fear, or according to society/cultural expectations? Does your life feel dull and unfulfilled? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you don’t want to miss out on this episode! I have author and writer Kacie Main on The Heroic Soul Podcast to share her insights and perspectives on these topics! Kacie debuted her book, “I Gave Up Men for Lent, the story of a jaded, hopelessly romantic, health-conscious party girl’s search for meaning” earlier in 2019! We talk about her own personal journey to discovering her deeper self and purpose, along with the steps you can take to living the life you want.

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Twenty Fun Podcast

Conquering FOMO, Drinking Culture, & Her Personal Growth Journey w/ Kacie Main

Kacie Main from the Better You podcast is joining us to discuss her personal growth journey and book, I Gave Up Men for Lent. Kacie's story outlines so many issues we face in our twenties, so we know their is something you can relate to in this episode!


Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman

Dating Fatigue & Dumbing it Down

Kacie Main, author of “I Gave Up Men for Lent,” shares the story of why she took a break from men for over 40 days, how she identified her purpose in dating, and moved past dating fatigue.

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Ep. 205: Kacie Main - Removing Distractions to Reconnect with Yourself

No one else can determine what it takes for YOU to feel content and fulfilled in life. Society tries to put each of us in a mold, prescribing the steps we should take and the path we should follow. Today’s show focuses on why you need to approach your dreams in a way that is best for you, and not based on what anyone else says.


shift happens pod

Ep. 11- Leaning Into Your Authentic Truth with Author Kacie Main

In this episode, we learned how giving up men (and a few other things) for Lent sparked Kacie's passion to be a writer and ultimately changed the course of her life. While her story itself is unique, it is one to which we can all relate. From feeling stuck in a career, falling for the wrong guys or dealing with familial tensions, she has BEEN there, DONE that. Through her book and our discussion, she proves that with intention and hard work, you can unearth your authentic self and live your truth.


your bff podcast

I was the resident guest co-host of the Your BFF podcast discussing the #SummerForSelf challenge for two months.

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The intentionists podcast

Ep. 59: The Why Approach — Transforming Habits with Kacie Main

Aimee welcomes writer Kacie Main to discuss the insight in emotions like fear, seeing life as a teammate rather than an opponent, and replacing old habits using the power of emotions. Kacie shares helpful thoughts on the three steps needed to foster true connection with both ourselves and loved ones, and reveals why “why” is her favorite question.


not your therapist

Ep. 19: When and How to Take a Break with Kacie Main

Kacie gave up men for Lent and wrote a book about it! And talked about it with us. How long it took her to figure out what she REALLY wanted, the many ups and downs of her journey, and what the heck you do when you’re not obsessively trying to date everyone.


It’s complicated show

Break Up With Your Phone with Kacie Main

Blogger and author of Why I Gave Up Men For Lent, Kacie Main back for sloppy seconds to discuss why we’re not really happy, how unplugging from our devices can help us reconnect with others, why we should focus on falling in love with ourselves, how carving out sexytime is more romantic than we think, where we lost our passion and how to find it again, and why we need to just say no to herd mentality.  



Ep. 21: She Gave Up Men for Lent and Found Herself (with author Kacie Main)

On this episode of Your BFF Podcast Mel talks self discovery, owning your sh*t, and finding your purpose with author of I Gave Up Men For Lent: The Story of a Jaded, Hopelessly Romantic, Health-concious Party Girl's Search for Meaning, Kacie Main. 


The great love debate

Ep. 196 - Giving It All Up

Does absence make the heart grow… stronger? Author Kacie Main joins Brian in Washington DC to dish on going without, growing within, tuning out the noise, finding your inner purpose, discovering what matters, and why doing the wrong thing is sometimes the best thing.

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guy’s guy radio

Ep. 362: It's a Guy's Guy Radio double feature this week, with guests Kacie Main, discussing her new book I Gave up Men for Lent, a memoir about her dating journey, and Lee McCormick, discussing his new book The Heart Reconnection Guidebook, helping guide people forward in their lives.

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the margarita confessionals

Kacie Main, author of the new book "I Gave Up Men For Lent" joins us to talk about her Lenten dating hiatus, why taking a break during Lent is valuable regardless of your religion, and how we can press pause on the expectations and pressure from family members and friends when you're single and everyone NEEDS to know when you're going to fall madly in love.

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It’s complicated show

Author of I Gave Up Men For Lent, Kacie Main, joins us to discuss what she discovered when she sacrificed men, why you should become besties with your fears, when to pay attention to your vices and how they affect your choices, why you should check in with yourself and make sure you’re doing things that spark joy, how to keep your opinion and other people's opinions working in constant harmony with the universal truth, and why it's important to take a long hard look in the mirror, while we cheers with our nightcap Jesus Juice!  


Fix Yourself First podcast

Episode 7: How to Find Yourself When You're Feeling Lost with Kacie Main

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thank you heartbreak podcast

Episode 069: 40 Days Without Men with Kacie Main

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the broads way podcast

We talk to author Kacie Main about her book I Gave Up Men for Lent: the story of a jaded, hopelessly romantic, health-conscious party girl’s search for meaning.


first coast connect

Host Melissa Ross keeps you up to date on everything happening around the First Coast. First Coast Connect covers the issues, trends and newsmakers that have people talking.



A podcast to spotlight the women around Jacksonville (and beyond) that are kicking butt to accomplish their life goals.

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the confident girl podcast

How to Care More About What You Want Instead of What Others Want and Expect of You

other interviews


My television debut - Interview on News4Jax Morning Show

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Giving up Men for Lent – An Interview with Author Kacie Main