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SecondWind was created as a resource for change.It is a source to shine light to your darkness by hearing other women talk about their Defining Moment to transform their lives... to hear about their fears, doubts, discouragements and joys.

So tune in today and listen to the defining moments that changed their lives and began their brighter tomorrows!

SecondWind is a widely listened to radio show with 100,000 plus listeners.

    Yoga Therapy: A Path to Healing from Eating Disorders with Jennifer Kreatsoulas

    Yoga Therapy: A Path to Healing from Eating Disorders with Jennifer Kreatsoulas

    Eating disorders affect at least 9% of the population worldwide, and close to 26% of people with eating disorders attempt suicide. Eating disorders are among the deadliest mental illnesses, second only to opioid addiction. This episode creates a conversation about the importance of awareness and finding healing through yoga as a therapeutic tool.
    Jennifer Kreatsoulas is a certified yoga therapist specializing in eating disorders and body image. She is the founder of Yoga for Eating Disorders, the former creator and host of Real Body Talk, author of The Courageous Path to Healing and Body Mindful Yoga, educator, and mental health advocate.
    Through her virtual school, Yoga for Eating Disorders, she offers individual yoga therapy, groups, classes, and continuing education and mentoring for professionals. Jennifer is dedicated to educating about eating disorders and guiding those affected to identify the strength in their story.
    Her writing about her personal journey of eating disorder recovery and professional experience as a passionate yoga therapist has been featured in several publications and podcasts.
    What You'll Learn in This Episode:
    Jennifer’s history of anorexia and what led to her recovery The prevalence of eating disorders and the life-threatening danger for those affected How yoga played a role in Jennifer’s healing her relationship with her body How yoga creates a community of support for positive body image The difference between a yoga therapist and a yoga teacher How eating disorders manifest differently for different people Jennifer’s virtual school, Yoga for Eating Disorders Her new book, The Courageous Path to Healing Bonus for listeners: Sign up here to receive 3 short Meditations for Creating Inner Calm plus Jennifer's monthly newsletter, Nourishing
    Notes, for updates on upcoming courses, community programs, and more.
    Links Mentioned in This Episode:
    Website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | Linked In

    • 36 min
    Escaping Psychological Abuse and Finding Healing with Vanessa Cloke

    Escaping Psychological Abuse and Finding Healing with Vanessa Cloke

    Vanessa Cloke is known for her acting roles in "The Big Short," "The Walking Dead" and "American Horror Story," but she is also an abuse survivor and Founder of The Escaped Goat, an organization dedicated to reform psychological abuse laws, educate law enforcement, and end the trauma/abuse cycle.
    The Escaped Goat’s driving objective is to Take Action, and waves the motto “GTFO, Heal, Take Action.” The Escaped Goat provides several proactive opportunities such as options to anonymously share personal stories or volunteer expert and professional services.
    Vanessa's personal story of escaping narcissistic abuse is what drove her to start this organization. In this episode, she shares her story and her passion for awareness and reform of psychological abuse laws.
    What You'll Learn From This Episode:
    Vanessa's personal story of abuse and how a TMZ story about her sent her world reeling How to know if you are in a psychologically abusive relationship and the warning signs to look out for The growing trends of psychological abuse and narcissism and why awareness is increasing Misconceptions with the label of narcissism How being in a narcissistic relationship is a wake-up call, and the struggle to find support Therapy that can be helpful in healing from abusive relationships Links Mentioned in This Episode:
    The Escaped Goat Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn

    • 44 min
    Aging Well and Staying Healthy with Patricia Greenberg

    Aging Well and Staying Healthy with Patricia Greenberg

    Patricia Greenberg, "The Fitness Gourmet," is an expert in all aspects of living life to the fullest at any age. As the creator of Eat Well, Live Well, Age Well, she consults, teaches, and hosts a weekly YouTube show and speaks at seminars nationwide. She has a special interest in enhancing the education of the general public, and providing accurate health information to today’s consumer.
    Passionate about wellness for life, Patricia completed 20 marathons and 115 half-marathons, and loves the sport of tower climbing, having conquered buildings all over the country. Married with a grown daughter, in her downtime she is an avid reader and knitter.
    What You'll Learn in This Episode:
    How fitness and wellness were not fully part of Patricia's plan for her life until she started marathon training The defining moment that changed her life How her book is the "encyclopedia of aging well" Patricia's philosophy that life begins when you start to live it The realistic limitations we face when we age and how to pay attention The cause of many injuries as we age and how walking can help How resistance training can be beneficial for health How multitasking is one of the worst things you can do for your brain as you age Links Mentioned in This Episode:
    Website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | Linked In

    • 45 min
    Clearing Old Relationships to Make Way for a New Romance Clock with Gillian Harris

    Clearing Old Relationships to Make Way for a New Romance Clock with Gillian Harris

    Healing and clearing past relationships is necessary to get past the old and make way for the new. Romance depression is not like a flu that should be allowed to run its course to have its way with you. It can be managed, shortened, and solved.
    Gillian Harris is a Spiritual Advisor and because she specializes in Metaphysics and Conscious Creation, she's often used as an 'Intention Coach' by those who want to learn how to activate their own Alchemy.
    She is a teacher of Conscious Creation techniques - how to use aroma, stones and crystals, colors, strategic thought and authentic emotion to manifest at will. She's a long-time Medium, Channel, Intuit, Ordained Minister (New Thought), Reiki Master and she holds a Masters Degree in Spiritual Psychology (2012 USM). She is an inspirational speaker and four-time published author. Based in Southern California, you can often find Gillian off-roading in the desert where she facilitates sound baths under the stars and guided world peace and CE5 meditations.
    What You'll Learn in This Episode:
    We are more than physical beings, we are spiritual and emotional as well Past relationships can keep people stuck in grief and negative patterns The importance of following your emotional guidance system Evaluating core beliefs from childhood and how they play a role in who we are Healing from the past and learning from our current relationships What it means to be a "conscious cougar" Gillian's books and courses available on her website Links Mentioned In This Episode:
    Website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

    • 51 min
    Escape Your Prison and Find True Freedom with Toby Dorr

    Escape Your Prison and Find True Freedom with Toby Dorr

    Toby Dorr dared the unthinkable. She broke a convicted murderer out of Lansing Correctional Facility and found herself behind bars. Then she dared even more. Since completing her time in federal prison, she has achieved two master's degrees and rebuilt a broken life.
    Featured in the Wall Street Journal, Anderson Cooper, Brooke Baldwin, Inside Edition, The Atlantic, and Dateline, she is a regular guest on podcasts, including the nationally-ranked podcast, Criminal.
    A screenplay of her story is in the works and the Lifetime movie based on her story, Jailbreak Lovers, was released in July, 2022. Dorr created The Unleashed Series, imploring women through twelve-week programs to escape what confines them.
    Through her memoir, Living with Conviction: Unexpected Sisterhood, Healing, and Redemption in the Wake of Life-Altering Choices, Dorr takes readers through all of the heart-pounding, tear-jerking,
    heartbreaking, eye-opening experiences that touch the most primal human need: the need to be significant. Dorr’s memoir is an inspirational invitation to look upon life with self-acceptance and love.
    What You'll Learn in This Episode:
    Toby's background and the decision that landed her behind bars Toby's experience in prison and how she found freedom behind bars How writing supported Toby's healing journey Fighting back from the "Shame Dragon" How Toby worked on her Master's degrees How to escape your own emotional, physical, or spiritual prisons Overcoming victim mentality Links Mentioned in This Episode:
    Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | YouTube

    • 46 min
    Breaking Free from Dysfunctional Family Patterns

    Breaking Free from Dysfunctional Family Patterns

    In Salt Lake City, Utah, Diana Cannon Ragsdale’s family was a Mormon dynasty with ancestors who were contemporaries of Brigham Young—and they had many dark secrets to keep.
    Growing up at the mercy of her mother’s depression and father’s undiagnosed schizophrenia, Diana and her five siblings were left to fend for themselves as their mom and dad rotated in and out of psychiatric hospitals and police custody.
    This inspiring interview highlights Diana's experience growing up, and how she overcame her dysfuntional family history to rise above and move forward.
    Diana Cannon Ragsdale is an author, retired physical therapist, and mental health advocate for survivors of abusive and dysfunctional families. Diana attended Utah State University on a dance scholarship and then several years later received her degree from the University of Utah. In retirement, she has dedicated herself to travel and creativity. Today, she lives happily in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is married and a mother of five and grandmother of eight. Loose Cannons is her first book.
    A debut memoir like no other, Loose Cannons is a harrowing and hilarious saga spanning more than 60 years of multigenerational trauma and dysfunction—and the spiritual power it took to overcome it all.
    What You'll Learn in This Episode:
    Diana's family history of dysfunction and mental illness in a strict Mormon household Diana's parents' mental illnesses and how they were treated How Diana broke free from the constraints of her Mormon upbringing How it took Diana's third divorce to realize it was time to change her mindset and outlook The steps Diana took to break away from her past trauma and setbacks to start over The lesson Diana learned from her mother that led her to write her memoir Links Mentioned in This Episode:
    Website | Instagram | Facebook

    • 47 min

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