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WellSeekers with Lucia is exploring how to find your own story of well from the mind down focusing on holistic mental and emotional health, relationships, and wellness topics changing the stories we tell ourselves, as well as tying in prevention and cultural issues that keep us held back from being happy and well in simple and real ways. Get connected with yourself and other seekers doing the same.

WellSeekers with Lucia Lucia Nazzaro

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 12 Ratings

WellSeekers with Lucia is exploring how to find your own story of well from the mind down focusing on holistic mental and emotional health, relationships, and wellness topics changing the stories we tell ourselves, as well as tying in prevention and cultural issues that keep us held back from being happy and well in simple and real ways. Get connected with yourself and other seekers doing the same.

    The Power of Fun and Connection in Recovery!

    The Power of Fun and Connection in Recovery!

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we finish our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics on how relationships, nutrition, exercise and the power of fun all play into recovery as well for those who struggle and also the ones they love.On today’s show, we welcome Scott Strode, Founder and Director of The Phoenix. The Phoenix’s mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. And incorporating more fun in healthy and holistic methods of connecting with yourself and other people is so POWERFUL, especially in recovery! Scott will share his own personal story of rising and coming back in recovery. We also share some great ideas that you and your loved ones can try out for your mind and body. We’ll talk about the amazing activities The Phoenix offers across the United States and possibly in your communities. And we’ll also share some touching stories of the power of fun!There are a lot of different ways to include fun in recovery. Finding these activities can be scary. Doing them alone or doing them with others can feel uncomfortable. But we’re here to help with great ideas for fun activities that you and your loved ones can enjoy. So join Lucia and Scott now on this episode as we talk about the power of fun and the power of connection in addiction and recovery. Rise and Comeback to a mind and life you love on WellSeekers!
    For more information about Scott and The Phoenix, visit https://thephoenix.org
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    WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anxiety, self care, relationships, healing, growing, connecting, love, and life.

    • 25 min
    Policy Change for Addiction Recovery & Treatment

    Policy Change for Addiction Recovery & Treatment

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue with part five of our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective.


    With the growing number of people and families having experienced addiction, there comes a need for a change in public perspectives and public health responses for greater access to quality care and treatment. On today’s show, we welcome Courtney Hunter, Vice President, State Policy at Shatterproof, where she works to eliminate barriers to addiction treatment access and increase training and education of healthcare professionals. True change can come from policy and we’re here to talk about some of the amazing work that is currently underway, as well as ways you can get involved. Also, Courtney shares her personal family story with addiction, addiction treatment, and recovery that you won’t want to miss.


    Join Lucia and Courtney now on this episode as we talk about impactful and simple ways to make your voice be heard for policy change at the national, state and local levels. You can rise and you can comeback to a mind and life you love - so join us now on WellSeekers!

    For more information visit https://www.shatterproof.org
    Find Us on Social @WellSeekers (http://www.instagram.com/WELLSEEKERS)
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    WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anxiety, self care, relationships, healing, growing, connecting, love, and life.

    • 36 min
    A Personal Story of Rising in Recovery from Addiction: Wendy Adamson Author of “Mother Load” Especially for Women and Moms

    A Personal Story of Rising in Recovery from Addiction: Wendy Adamson Author of “Mother Load” Especially for Women and Moms

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue with part four of our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics on how relationships, nutrition, exercise and the power of fun all play into recovery as well for those who struggle and also the ones they love.


    On today’s show, we welcome special guest, Wendy Adamson, author of “Mother Load: A Memoir of Addiction, Gun Violence & Finding a Life of Purpose.” Wendy will share her personal story of addiction and recovery told through her book “Mother Load," that we know can help anyone struggling with addiction and recovery, especially women and mothers. We also talk about the toll and impact addiction can have on a person's life, life of their children and family, and on past, present and future generations and how trauma and shame feed into this vicious cycle.


    Join Lucia and Wendy now on this episode that shows just how impactful storytelling can be in shattering and breaking free from shame and stigma in addiction and recovery. Rise and Comeback to a mind and life you love on WellSeekers!

    “Mother Load” is available now on Amazon and her website:

    https://www.amazon.com/Mother-Load-Addiction-Violence-Finding/dp/1945436247
    https://wendyadamson.com (https://wendyadamson.com/)



     
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    WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anxiety, self care, relationships, healing, growing, connecting, love, and life.

    • 56 min
    The Power of Nutrition in Recovery from Addiction

    The Power of Nutrition in Recovery from Addiction

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue with part three of our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics on how relationships, nutrition, exercise and fun all play into recovery as well for those who struggle and also the ones they love.
    On today’s show, we welcome Kelly Miller, Nutritional Therapist and CCAR certified Recovery Coach, as we talk about how nutrition can play a powerful role in recovery from addiction. Kelly shares her own personal story of how she found her passion for helping people in recovery through research and the science of nutrition. We also demystify how proper nutrition can stabilize mood and specifically help with symptoms of Post-Acute-Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) that sometimes lead to relapse, and how it can help with healing and realizing freedoms from cravings in recovery from addiction.
    Join Lucia and Kelly now as they help you Rise and Comeback to a mind and life you love on WellSeekers!
    For more information about Kelly, visit her on social @wellnesswarriors.group
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    WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anxiety, self care, relationships, healing, growing, connecting, love, and life.

    • 41 min
    Relationships, Family and Recovery From Addiction: Ways to Care for Yourself and the One You Love

    Relationships, Family and Recovery From Addiction: Ways to Care for Yourself and the One You Love

    Welcome to WellSeekers as we continue with part two of our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics such as relationships, nutrition, exercise and fun in recovery, as well as policy and what you can do to make an impact!
    On today’s show, we welcome Ipek Aykol, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, as we turn to the topic of family and personal relationships and how they are impacted by addiction and in recovery. We talk about the different ways addiction can affect the family and the family dynamics, primary relationships, and throughout recovery as well. We’ll help you with some misconceptions and stigmas around addiction and substance use disorders, resources for your loved one, and for yourself as you seek ways to support your loved on before, during and after treatment.
    ​So join us now on WellSeekers with Lucia, where we help you rise and comeback to your best life story, and find your own story of well from the mind down focusing on holistic mental and emotional health.
    For more information about Ipek, visit her website https://www.ipekaykol.com
    And to get in touch with Ipek email her: info@ipekaykol.com
     
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    WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anxiety, self care, relationships, healing, growing, connecting, love, and life.

    • 43 min
    Rise & Comeback From Addiction With a New & Innovative Treatment

    Rise & Comeback From Addiction With a New & Innovative Treatment

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we kick off a new six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. We’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics such as relationships, nutrition, exercise and fun in recovery. We’ll even talk about policy and what you can do from a policy perspective.
    On today’s show, we couldn’t be more honored and excited to welcome Dr. Shelley Halligan, Vice President of Integrated Health Services at Aware Recovery Care. Aware offers an innovative and unique approach in treating addiction. Join Lucia and Shelley for an honest and open conversation about breaking down the barriers to treatment, the stigma around addiction and recovery, and the trauma related to addiction. With a truly unique approach to treatment, Aware Recovery Care is an amazing organization pioneering in-home mental health and substance use disorder treatment. Their philosophy is to help people "Recover Where You Live" with an emphasis on the home or transitional living environment, unique family dynamic, and the broader community around the individual.
    Visit https://www.awarerecoverycare.com for more information and join us now on WellSeekers!
    Find Us on Social @WellSeekers (http://www.instagram.com/WELLSEEKERS)
    Follow Lucia on Instagram @LuciaNazz (http://www.instagram.com/lucianazz)
    WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anxiety, self care, relationships, healing, growing, connecting, love, and life.
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    WellSeekers with Lucia is a podcast exploring how to find your own story of well from the mind down focusing on holistic mental and emotional health, relationships, and wellness topics.
    Lucia Nazzaro, MA, MSW, LCSW, is an Emmy nominated multi-media storyteller, professor and expert. She works to create ways to help individuals & society find their story of well with a special focus on how we can rise and comeback from life transitions (both considered positive and negative), relationship issues, and issues that surround the human condition and ways to thrive in the face of adversity and challenge.

    • 48 min

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