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Welcome to Stories With A Purpose, the only place that I know that you can get Wisdom, Insight and Experience from people that have been faced with major medical challenges of all types. It hasn't been pretty. But these people have gotten to the other side of that emotional battlefront, that inner battlefront where the disease does not define them, and that's the key. You are not your circumstance. So listen up. Here is where you are going to find stories of triumph, of people beating the system, making it work for them, successfully navigating through traumas with grace and especially with purpose.

Stories With A Purpose | Inspiration | Health | Wisdom Jim Skinner | Healthcare Expert & Cancer Survivor

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 27 Ratings

Welcome to Stories With A Purpose, the only place that I know that you can get Wisdom, Insight and Experience from people that have been faced with major medical challenges of all types. It hasn't been pretty. But these people have gotten to the other side of that emotional battlefront, that inner battlefront where the disease does not define them, and that's the key. You are not your circumstance. So listen up. Here is where you are going to find stories of triumph, of people beating the system, making it work for them, successfully navigating through traumas with grace and especially with purpose.

    Nancy Michaels

    Nancy Michaels

    At age forty-one—and physically the picture of health and wellness—Nancy suddenly became deathly ill and underwent an emergent liver transplant.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Kim Hartmann RN

    Kim Hartmann RN

    DysAutonomia - Compassion

    • 59 min
    S2 : E2 SWAP -Colleen Connelly - Esophageal Cancer - Thankfulness

    S2 : E2 SWAP -Colleen Connelly - Esophageal Cancer - Thankfulness

    Colleen Connally tells her story about overcoming esophageal cancer by relying on family, great medical care, and extraordinary patient navigator.Listen to how this experience has re-energized her focus on caregiving and help for special needs kids.

    • 44 min
    S2 : E1 SWAP - Optimism & Gratitude : Non Hodgkins Lymphoma | Laren Watson

    S2 : E1 SWAP - Optimism & Gratitude : Non Hodgkins Lymphoma | Laren Watson

    Season 2 :  Episode 1
    Optimism & Gratitude – Non Hodgkins Lymphoma - Laren Watson –
    Laren Watson was leading the lifestyle many of us aspire to lead. She was a certified Holistic Health Coach, practicing excellent nutrition and exercise in her everyday life. Then, cancer happened... twice. 

    In this episode, Laren talks with Jim about how she worked with her traditional medicine oncologists as well as incorporating other eastern medicine practices into her healing journey. Laren was an assertive and informed patient that created her own path back to wellness.
    Book: WTF? I HAVE CANCER?
    Non Hodgkins Lymphoma – Mantel Cell
    Triple Negative Breast Cancer
    Betrayal of a belief system
    Mindfullness
    Medidtation
    6 Week Coaching
    Food as medicine
    www.larenwatson.com
    FB: /eatingwell.livingwell
    linkedin.com/larenwatson
    twitter: @larenwatson
     
     
    Music
    Eternal Hope by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
    Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100238
    Artist: http://incompetech.com/
     

    • 44 min
    52 SWAP - Trust Yourself : Multiple Sclerosis | Ebby Isbill

    52 SWAP - Trust Yourself : Multiple Sclerosis | Ebby Isbill

    Ebby Isbill tells the story of her journey with MS, from diagnosis frustrations to her positive attitude and activism today. 

     

    Multiple Sclerosis Society

    Auto Immune Disease

    I Am Adaptive

    Adaptive Movement

    Working Wounded Games

    Cross Fit & Functional Movement

    Oakwood Baptist

    Dr Randal Jacks – Hill Country Medical Associates

    March 12, 2016 MS Walk San Antonio Texas

    • 48 min
    51 SWAP - World's Most Connected Human : Data Cyborg | Chris Dancy

    51 SWAP - World's Most Connected Human : Data Cyborg | Chris Dancy

    Do you use a personal health or fitness tracker? Chris Dancy is known as the world's most connected human because his body is constantly being monitored on over 700 data points. Chris and Jim get together this week to talk about the future of healthcare and data. What are the benefits and what are the limitations of so much information? Listen in and hear what the world's most connected man has to say. 

     

     

    www.ChrisDancy.com

    Businessweek

    Showtime – Dark Net

    Fitbit and wearable technologies

    Data-driven healthcare

    You don’t get better by counting steps, You get better by taking them

    Healthways

    Blue Zones

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

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Powerful Stories

Great podcast! Great posts! Really meaningful stories!

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I don't usually write reviews on iTunes, but felt like it was warranted here. Uplifting, inspired, and smart. I'll be listening in!

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Purposeful Storytelling!

What a wonderful idea! Sharing our personal stories can provide hope to those going through struggles. It’s beyond the sharing of information because personal storytelling is wrapped in a package that more readily resonates with people.

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