118 episodes

Showing the Connection between Healing and Creativity. Larissa Russell the owner of Creative U interviews Creatives, Healers and people who have healed using creativity (eg: Abuse survivors, Cancer survivors). Listen as these amazing people share their connection between healing and creativity.

Creative Soul Healing Podcast Larissa Russell

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Showing the Connection between Healing and Creativity. Larissa Russell the owner of Creative U interviews Creatives, Healers and people who have healed using creativity (eg: Abuse survivors, Cancer survivors). Listen as these amazing people share their connection between healing and creativity.

    Episode 118 featuring Dr. Marni Hill Foderaro: God Came to my Garage Sale

    Episode 118 featuring Dr. Marni Hill Foderaro: God Came to my Garage Sale

    Episode 118 featuring Dr. Marni Hill Foderaro: God Came to my Garage Sale

    Marni & I spoke about her healing journey through writing and creativity. We talked about the importance of journaling, and the writing of her book series.
    Dr. Marni Hill Foderaro is an award-winning author, speaker and educator who has used her creative outlet of writing to heal from Domestic Violence, Narcissistic Abuse and Parental Alienation. Her latest prominently endorsed 4-book series: TRUE DECEIT FALSE LOVE includes terms, phrases, poetry and a survivor’s workbook, to inspire others to use their creative gifts on their healing journey.

    You can find Dr Marni here:
    www.GodCameToMyGarageSale.com


    You can find your host Larissa Russell here:


    https://www.creativeu.ca/
    https://www.facebook.com/CreativeU.ca/
    https://www.instagram.com/creativeu.ca/
    https://www.pinterest.ca/CreativeUdotca/

    • 22 min
    Episode 117 featuring Amy Nordhues: Prayed Upon

    Episode 117 featuring Amy Nordhues: Prayed Upon

    Episode 117 featuring Amy Nordhues: Prayed Upon
    Amy and I spoke about her book, the importance of speaking out, and how creativity has helped her recovery journey.
    Amy Nordhues is a survivor of both childhood sexual abuse and sexual abuse as an adult at the hands of a mental health professional. She is a passionate Christ-follower and expert on the healing God provides. She has a BA in psychology with minors in sociology and criminology. Her devotions have been published in The Secret Place (Judson Press) devotional series. Her essay, Give Me a Sign, won 2nd place at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference Foundation Awards. Her memoir, Prayed Upon, won the Inspire Christian Writers’ “Great Openings” contest for non-fiction. She blogs at www.amynordhues.com. A married mother of three, she enjoys spending time with family, writing, reading, photography, and all things comedy.


    You can find Amy here:
    https://amynordhues.com/
    https://books2read.com/PrayedUpon
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100016778074906
    https://twitter.com/Amy_Nordhues 


    Free Gift:
    When you sign up to follow Amy’s blog, she gives you the gift of photography with scripture and the first chapter of her book for free. https://amynordhues.com/


    You can find your host Larissa Russell here:


    https://www.creativeu.ca/
    https://www.facebook.com/CreativeU.ca/
    https://www.instagram.com/creativeu.ca/
    https://www.pinterest.ca/CreativeUdotca/

    • 15 min
    Episode 116 featuring Terry Tucker: Sustainable Excellence

    Episode 116 featuring Terry Tucker: Sustainable Excellence

    Episode 116 featuring Terry Tucker: Sustainable Excellence
    Terry and I spoke about his approach to his cancer journey, his book, and starting his Motivational Check blog.
    Terry Tucker has been an NCAA Division I college basketball player, a Citadel cadet, a marketing executive, a hospital administrator, an undercover narcotics investigator, a SWAT Team Hostage Negotiator, a high school basketball coach, a business owner, a motivational speaker, an author, and most recently, a cancer warrior. He is the author of Sustainable Excellence, Ten Principles To Living Your Uncommon and Extraordinary Life. Terry and his wife have lived all over the United States and currently reside in Colorado with their Wheaten Terrier, Maggie. In 2019, Terry started the website, Motivational Check to help others find and lead their uncommon and extraordinary lives


    You can find Terry here:
    Motivational Check: https://www.motivationalcheck.com/  
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/terry-tucker-9b5605179/  
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/motivationalcheck  
    Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/terrytucker201 


    You can find your host Larissa Russell here:

    https://www.creativeu.ca/
    https://www.facebook.com/CreativeU.ca/
    https://www.instagram.com/creativeu.ca/
    https://www.pinterest.ca/CreativeUdotca/

    • 17 min
    Episode 115 featuring Ari Gunzberg: Five Keys to Greatness

    Episode 115 featuring Ari Gunzberg: Five Keys to Greatness

    Episode 115 featuring Ari Gunzberg: Five Keys to Greatness
    Ari and I spoke about his journey through trauma and his development of the Five Keys to Greatness.
    Ari Gunzburg is a rising new star in personal growth after experiencing trauma as a child and then extreme volatility as a teenager. As an award-winning international speaker, Ari motivates people using personal stories filled with triumph, tragedy and transformation. Ari also helps inspire people using one-on-one coaching and his books for both children and adults. 


    You can find Ari here:
    Website: https://www.arigunzburg.com/
    Website #2: https://www.5keystogreatness.com/ 
    Website #3: https://littlebookofgreatness.com/ 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/arigunz/ 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AriGunzburg/ 
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/AriGunzburg 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcTme9CXv-r9DP8r4HzM5cQ 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arigunz/ 


    Free Gift: Free 1st two chapters of his book - littlebookofgreatness.com

    You can find your host Larissa Russell here:

    https://www.creativeu.ca/
    https://www.facebook.com/CreativeU.ca/
    https://www.instagram.com/creativeu.ca/
    https://www.pinterest.ca/CreativeUdotca/

    • 18 min
    Episode 114 featuring Jillian Pfennig: Brain injury and art

    Episode 114 featuring Jillian Pfennig: Brain injury and art

    Episode 114 featuring Jillian Pfennig: Brain injury and art
    Jillian and I spoke of how art and creating has helped her healing from a brain injury.
    Jillian Pfennig is a freelance writer, artist, and photographer. 
    Follow along with Jillian’s adventures on Instagram @jillianpfennig.
    You can find Jillian’s children's book Brian the Brain here: https://amzn.to/3zCbBvw 


    You can find your host Larissa Russell here:

    https://www.creativeu.ca/
    https://www.facebook.com/CreativeU.ca/
    https://www.instagram.com/creativeu.ca/
    https://www.pinterest.ca/CreativeUdotca/

    • 13 min
    Episode 113 featuring Tina Fumo: Fancy Prison

    Episode 113 featuring Tina Fumo: Fancy Prison

    Episode 113 featuring Tina Fumo: Fancy Prison
    Tina and I spoke of her harrowing family story and the fight to get her granddaughter back from Social Services. Tina also shared how writing the book about that story has helped her heal.
    Tina Fumo is an author due to a tragic story that happened to her family. She recounts that story in her book ‘Fancy Prison’. 
    An instinctual pull as old as time - a grandmother wanting to hold her newborn grandchild. Tina travels to a small Canadian town and finds herself in the most stressful ordeal of her life. The 'authorities' have apprehended her two-week-old grandbaby and what she and her family go through to get their baby back will absolutely shock you. 
    You can find Tina here:
    www.gentlegiants.academia.edu 
    You can purchase her book here:
    https://www.amazon.com/Fancy-Prison-Calling-Welfare-Industry-ebook/dp/B09GR375LC/ref=sr_1_1?crid=32QA1NNB63W2N&keywords=fancy+prison&qid=1641410377&sprefix=fancy+prison%2Caps%2C165&sr=8-1 
    You can find your host Larissa Russell here:

    https://www.creativeu.ca/
    https://www.facebook.com/CreativeU.ca/
    https://www.instagram.com/creativeu.ca/
    https://www.pinterest.ca/CreativeUdotca/

    • 23 min

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