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Finding hope, inspiration and a sense of belonging from entrepreneurs who beat traumatic experiences and share their story of triumph.

Lemonspark Barbara Zabawa

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Finding hope, inspiration and a sense of belonging from entrepreneurs who beat traumatic experiences and share their story of triumph.

    Living By Design: A conversation with Jen Kodadek

    Living By Design: A conversation with Jen Kodadek

    Meet Jen Kodadek, a transformation and mindset coach who after struggling to find her true purpose now helps others find their life's meaning. To quote Jen, life should be lived "by design, not default." So many of us struggle with finding out who we really are and what we were meant to do during our time on earth. Jen is here to help. Listen to her tell her story of struggle and how she now helps others live intuitively. To learn more, visit www.infinitejoylifestyle.com or visit Jen's Linked...

    • 17 min
    Job Loss Leads to Writing a Book of a Lifetime: Craig Nelson

    Job Loss Leads to Writing a Book of a Lifetime: Craig Nelson

    Meet Craig Nelson, a friend and colleague who 10 years ago lost his position at an insurance company - a place he had worked for 23 years. Suspecting his job was on the line, Craig started to worry about what to do next until his wife planted a seed to start writing the book he always wanted to write. That is how Seasons on Ice, a historical account of Wisconsin Badger hockey, was born. Hear Craig tell his story of overcoming an unexpected job loss and turning it into a chance of a lifetime t...

    • 13 min
    A Mother's Mission After Daughter's Cancer Battle: Get to the Root Cause

    A Mother's Mission After Daughter's Cancer Battle: Get to the Root Cause

    Meet Jennifer Bouchard, a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner by trade and current functional medicine nurse practitioner. Functional medicine helps individuals find the root cause of their disease or illness and approaches wellbeing with improving nutrition and removing toxins. Jennifer embraced functional medicine after researching ways to help her daughter Hannah, who died of a very rare, aggressive cancer a few years ago. Her mission is now to help others suffering from cancer find a way t...

    • 27 min
    Paying it Forward with Type 1 Diabetes: George Huntley

    Paying it Forward with Type 1 Diabetes: George Huntley

    Meet George Huntley, a multi-talented professional who has lived with Type 1 diabetes for over 40 years. In this podcast, George explains the differences between Type 1 and 2 diabetes, the epidemic diabetes has become in the United States, and how challenging it is for people to manage either type of diabetes. He also shares the joy he feels in helping others with the disease through the many organizations he has both founded and now leads. Here are the links to the numerous organizations in ...

    • 22 min
    Staying Calm in the Storm: Lisa Elsinger Discusses the Importance of Mindfulness in the Midst of Trauma

    Staying Calm in the Storm: Lisa Elsinger Discusses the Importance of Mindfulness in the Midst of Trauma

    Meet Lisa Elsinger, PhD, Associate Director of Workplace Wellness at Broward College in Florida and expert in mindfulness and wellness. After a recent car accident, Lisa realized the value of staying calm in the face of traumatic events. In this episode, Lisa shares her near-death experience and how the skill of mindfulness helped her survive. She offers some tips for others who may be facing challenging times right now. Here are some links to the resources Lisa discusses in the podcast:Meta ...

    • 24 min
    No More Pretending: A Discussion with Niki Bergler About Overcoming Childhood Abuse and Neglect

    No More Pretending: A Discussion with Niki Bergler About Overcoming Childhood Abuse and Neglect

    Meet Niki Bergler, a Wisconsin resident who overcame childhood abuse and neglect from her parents. She lived on the street and eventually found her way to love and success. Hear Niki's incredible story on this podcast and buy her book, She's Done Pretending, at https://nikibergler.com/, where you can also buy her really cool t-shirts and learn more about this fascinating person.

    • 35 min

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