Part 1: Seth Leaf Pruzansky recently published his autobiography, “The Fight to Enlight: Initiation Through the Heart is the Only Way to Win”. He shares how, as a modern Hemp pioneer, he found healing and self-liberation after facing enlightening near-death experiences, severe childhood bullying, extreme opioid addiction, incarceration (for a non-violent marijuana crime), complete financial collapse, debilitating illness, countless heartbreaks – and how you can overcome any challenge you’re facing by discovering your own inner-strength and compassion for the world.
Part 1: Susan Giarolo is a Kripalu trained Yoga teacher, offering classes at Presence of Mind Studio, and holds certifications in Let Your Yoga Dance, Restorative Yoga, Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra and is also a Reiki 1 and 2 Master, a certified 2.0 Yoga Informed Recovery Coach and doTerra Wellness Advocate. Susan began her journey in her late 20’s going through seven failed back & neck surgeries where she was placed on pain medication. Discovering Yoga helped her get off pain medication and 31 years later she is excited to share her story, her struggles and what she considers her path to her authentic, best self in order to inspire hope in others who may be suffering from addiction.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares the “Go for Adventure” chapter from the Trust Your Vibes at Work book by Sonia Choquette which says that we are all faced with change and the outcome will be determined by how we choose to accept the change.
Part 1: Carolyn Delaney is the founder of the Maine magazine, Journey. Carolyn started this magazine to amplify hope & celebrate freedom from addiction. They recently celebrated their 1 year anniversary and I was honored to attend the event. It was so inspirational to hear how this magazine has positively impacted so many people throughout the State and even throughout the U.S. If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, substance or behavioral, then I hope you’ll listen to this episode to get inspired.
As a woman in recovery, Carolyn and her team’s mission is to shine a light on what freedom from addiction looks like. Her vision is to create a platform for celebrating recovery and amplifying a message of hope, empowerment and connection.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares a DailyOM email titled, “Promises”.
Part 1: Yves Brinkmann is a Certified Hypnotherapist and founder of the Midcoast Clinic of Hypnotherapy in Yarmouth, Maine. We will discuss how hypnotherapy works and how he has been able to help patients who suffer from anxiety, pain and sleep disorders using this therapy. And we also talk about how, after just 4 sessions, Yves helped cure my husband’s fear of travel that he’s had for over 15 years! Amazing!!
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda talks about how her husband, Shawn’s, anxiety of travel developed over time to eventually affect him in other ways besides just traveling. If you have anxiety issues, please seek treatment besides relying on medication.
Part 1: Director, Reggie Groff, and Zoo Cain, of the local Maine documentary film Peace, Love & Zoo join me this week to discuss their film. The film takes you on a journey as we get to know Zoo and the impact he has made on so many who struggle with addiction recovery and how art, love and hope can help you overcome life’s most difficult challenges.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares some information on what science has revealed about what the health benefits are from practicing gratitude.