27 episodes

Welcome to the Stop Faking Fine podcast, a show that will empower you to finally show up for yourself.   Your host, Dana Lewis, was the queen of faking fine after losing her husband unexpectedly to cancer.We all create walls around us in order to survive the chaos of grief--whether it's caused by the death of a loved one, loss of a job, divorce, or anything that makes us wonder "how did this become my life?"

Dana is here to encourage you not to settle! In this podcast, she shares insight, strategies, and interviews with people who have been down these stressful roads, replaced their unhealthy patterns, and learned to thrive!

Dana will help you recognize and let go of the habits that are no longer serving you, and provide simple sustainable action steps to implement with each episode. It’s time to stop faking fine, because you are worth so much more.

Your circumstances may not be 100% your fault, but Your Life is 100% your Responsibility.

Stop Faking Fine Dana Lewis

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    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Welcome to the Stop Faking Fine podcast, a show that will empower you to finally show up for yourself.   Your host, Dana Lewis, was the queen of faking fine after losing her husband unexpectedly to cancer.We all create walls around us in order to survive the chaos of grief--whether it's caused by the death of a loved one, loss of a job, divorce, or anything that makes us wonder "how did this become my life?"

Dana is here to encourage you not to settle! In this podcast, she shares insight, strategies, and interviews with people who have been down these stressful roads, replaced their unhealthy patterns, and learned to thrive!

Dana will help you recognize and let go of the habits that are no longer serving you, and provide simple sustainable action steps to implement with each episode. It’s time to stop faking fine, because you are worth so much more.

Your circumstances may not be 100% your fault, but Your Life is 100% your Responsibility.

    Taking Back Your Life After Divorce

    Taking Back Your Life After Divorce

    EP26. In this conversation, Darla Bonk emphasizes the power of choosing how to respond to emotions and taking control of one's own happiness. Darla shares her experience of escaping an abusive marriage and the challenges she faced as a pastor's child. She emphasizes the importance of seeking help and breaking the silence surrounding divorce and emotional abuse. She also highlights the significance of having tough conversations with children. Her proven strategies offer a solution to managing ...

    • 45 min
    How We Stopped Grief from Destroying Our Home

    How We Stopped Grief from Destroying Our Home

    EP25. This is a special episode for me because my guest, Noah Lewis, is my oldest son. In this conversation we get real about how the anxiety and grief, following my husband’s and Noah’s dad’s death, really impacted our home. Everything I share in this episode is in the hope of helping you understand you’re not alone, and empowering you to have a more peaceful home vibe. We have grown through the most stressful times and can reflect back on that season with honesty, grace and a few giggles. W...

    • 38 min
    Reducing Mental Clutter

    Reducing Mental Clutter

    EP24. Laurel Denise, known as the internet’s most relatable planner girl, discusses the role of planning in reducing stress and anxiety. When we have so much on our to-do lists, we need space for these thoughts and dreams to live. Her approach makes planning feel doable and fun! In this conversation, Laurel shares her journey of creating a planner business that helps people connect the dots to all different areas of life so nothing falls through the cracks. She talks about the need for ...

    • 39 min
    Train Your Mind: The Solution for Negative Thinking

    Train Your Mind: The Solution for Negative Thinking

    EP23. Shifting your focus from problems to solutions is critical to reduce stress and improve performance. In this episode, Dr. Reed introduces the concept of Relentless Solution Focus, which is the mind's ability to stay focused on solutions in the face of adversity. She emphasizes the benefits of optimism and how it can lead to happiness, better health, and a longer life. More importantly, she provides practical tools to help retrain your brain. The conversation also highlights the power of...

    • 48 min
    Healing and Readiness: Dating After Loss

    Healing and Readiness: Dating After Loss

    EP22. Tricia Thirey shares her experiences of dating after the loss of a spouse and offers insights and encouragement for widows who are considering dating again.In this conversation we explore the challenges, the appropriate timing and the importance of understanding your own grief before entering a new relationship.Tricia and I get real about our own journeys dating as widows, from managing anger and sadness to laugh-out-loud moments that brought us both to finding true healing. We hold not...

    • 51 min
    Taking Ownership of Your Life: Developing a Growth Mindset

    Taking Ownership of Your Life: Developing a Growth Mindset

    EP21. Cory Chadwick, founder of The Mental Gym, talks about the importance of recognizing our potential and how to avoid the frustration of not knowing how to reach it. He shares his personal journey, emphasizing the need to prioritize mental health and break the stigma surrounding it. Cory explains that mental health, like physical health, has ups and downs, and shares his insight for systematically developing the resilience required to navigate the challenges. Our conversation e...

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

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19 Ratings

19 Ratings

I am Natalie T ,

Tips and advice we all need!

So appreciative of Dana, her passion and her heart. ❤️

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Good

Better than the emoji movie.

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This podcast is amazing!!!

This podcast is so good. “Life changing”. Definitely tune in!!

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