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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 Shared Experiences Living with Cancer: You Are Not Alone!

    The Power of Shared Experiences Living with Cancer: You Are Not Alone!

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we finish up our five part series focusing on cancer. In this series, we’ll share inspiring and powerful conversations full of encouragement, hope, wisdom, touching personal stories, and most importantly real world solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll talk with professionals and friends of the show on what it’s like to hear those words “you have cancer”, real life and practical wisdom and solutions for supporting those diagnosed and living with cancer, support for caregivers, and their heroic kind and self-less acts. So join us on this extraordinary series as we want to help you grow and thrive in the face of a cancer diagnosis if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, are living with cancer, know someone dear to you with cancer, or want to prevent this fast growing, deadly and sometimes chronic disease.On today's show we welcome back Krista Lawrence, a mom, dear friend, fierce advocate and someone living with stage IV Metastatic breast cancer. Krista offers words of wisdom, comfort, and knowledge that comes from her own experiences with this incurable disease. According to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Metastatic Breast Cancer, also known as Stage IV cancer, is not a specific type of breast cancer, but rather the most advanced stage of breast cancer that has spread to other organs in the patient's body. It is also known as the least understood type of cancer and has no cure. We also talk about why we understand so little about this disease, and how through adversity she uncovered her own secret to life.Getting a cancer diagnosis and living with cancer can make us feel alone, lonely, and isolated. But it doesn’t have to! Join us today on WellSeekers with Lucia for an inspiring and uplifting conversation you won’t want to miss, that reminds us of the power of knowing there are others who are experiencing what you’re going through in that moment, and that you are not alone.----------------------------------------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.

    • 33 min
    Sex, Sexuality, Intimacy and Fertility in the Face of Cancer

    Sex, Sexuality, Intimacy and Fertility in the Face of Cancer

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue our five part series focusing on cancer. In this series, we’ll share inspiring and powerful conversations full of encouragement, hope, wisdom, touching personal stories, and most importantly real world solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll talk with professionals and friends of the show on what it’s like to hear those words “you have cancer”, real life and practical wisdom and solutions for supporting those diagnosed and living with cancer, support for caregivers, and their heroic kind and self-less acts. So join us on this extraordinary series as we want to help you grow and thrive in the face of a cancer diagnosis if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, are living with cancer, know someone dear to you with cancer, or want to prevent this fast growing, deadly and sometimes chronic disease.We welcome back Sarah Kown, a medical physicist and radiation oncology therapist and the Founder and CEO of Own Your Cancer Coaching as we have a much needed conversation on sex, sexuality, intimacy and fertility in the face of cancer. We talk about the importance and benefits of sex for those living with not only breast cancer and cancers in the pelvic area, but with all types of cancer. We talk about some of the mental and physical side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy treatments, such as early menopause, sterility, erectile dysfunction, vaginal dryness, decrease in libido, and decreasd in self esteem and body image. And just as importantly, we talk about some resources and creative solutions available, both physically and mentally.Cancer diagnosis and treatment can pose unique challenges in sex, sexuality, intimacy and fertility.  So join us today on WellSeekers with Lucia, as we’re talking with Sarah as we demystify the topic of sex and cancer for those who have been diagnosed with cancer and those living with cancer.For learn more about Sarah and her company, visit her website at ownyourcancercoaching.comBe sure to check put and follow Sarah on IG @cancerspecialist----------------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.

    • 30 min
    Support and Coaching for Cancer Care

    Support and Coaching for Cancer Care

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue our five part series focusing on cancer. In this series, we’ll share inspiring and powerful conversations full of encouragement, hope, wisdom, touching personal stories, and most importantly real world solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll talk with professionals and friends of the show on what it’s like to hear those words “you have cancer”, real life and practical wisdom and solutions for supporting those diagnosed and living with cancer, support for caregivers, and their heroic kind and self-less acts. So join us on this extraordinary series as we want to help you grow and thrive in the face of a cancer diagnosis if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, are living with cancer, know someone dear to you with cancer, or want to prevent this fast growing, deadly and sometimes chronic disease.Today, we welcome Sarah Kown, a medical physicist and radiation oncology therapist and the Founder and CEO of Own Your Cancer Coaching. Sarah offers some great and practical advice on where to start, what to ask, what to know, and what to be mindful of. And we talk about how a cancer coach can help support you and your loved ones navigate a cancer diagnosis and cancer treatment. Along with personalized coaching services, Sarah also developed a new online course, and additional resources for cancer care for you and your loved ones to help support you on your cancer journeys and beyond. So join us today on WellSeekers with Lucia, as we’re talking with Sarah on how to support those who have been diagnosed with cancer, those living with cancer, and caregivers alike!To learn more about Sarah and her company, visit her website at ownyourcancercoaching.comBe sure to check put and follow Sarah on IG @cancerspecialist​Recommended books in this show:* Six Months to Live . . . : Three Guys on the Ultimate Quest for a Miracle Six Month to Live by Arthur Boyle* Radical Remission by Kelly Turner* Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee----------------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.

    • 29 min
    Nutrition for Cancer Prevention and Cancer Treatment

    Nutrition for Cancer Prevention and Cancer Treatment

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue this brand new five part series focusing on cancer. In this series, we’ll share inspiring and powerful conversations full of encouragement, hope, wisdom, touching personal stories, and most importantly real world solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll talk with professionals and friends of the show on what it’s like to hear those words “you have cancer”, real life and practical wisdom and solutions for supporting those diagnosed and living with cancer, support for caregivers, and their heroic kind and self-less acts. So join us on this extraordinary series as we want to help you grow and thrive in the face of a cancer diagnosis if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, are living with cancer, know someone dear to you with cancer, or want to prevent this fast growing, deadly and sometimes chronic disease.On today’s show, we welcome Hannah Lawrie, the Nutrition Nurse and a Board Certified Nutrition Specialist (BCNS), as we continue this series talking about nutrition and cancer. Hannah's nutrition philosophy is grounded in finding the root cause of disease and utilizing a whole foods no-nonsense approach with healthy lifestyle changes to support the foundational needs of the body to restore proper functioning. With 30% of cancer related to poor dietary habits, according to a study by the World Health Organization, we'll unravel how food and our dietary habits can be used as medicine to make lasting positive change. We talk about the ingredients and the quality of ingredients in our food that are associated with supporting cancer prevention and cancer care, and the benefits and strategies for making and preparing your own meals and snacks. We’ll also clear up some common misconceptions, highlight recent and cutting edge studies around food and cancer cells, and lastly offer additional resources for your nutritional support.​If you or someone you know are living with cancer, or looking for cancer prevention, we’re here to walk along side you in your journey! When it comes to nutrition and cancer, you won’t want to miss this amazing show with Lucia and expert guest Nurse Hannah right here on WellSeekers.Visit Hannah's website at thenutritionnurse.comBe sure to check out Hannah's IG @the.nutrition.nurseAnd check out Dr.G's IG as well! @doctor.gonzalezRecommended books in this show:How to Starve Cancer by Jane McLellandThe Cancer Wellness Cookbook: Smart Nutrition and Delicious Recipes for People Living with Cancer by Kimberly MathaiThe Metabolic Approach to Cancer: Integrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet, and Nontoxic Bio-Individualized Therapies by Nasha Winters and Jess Higgins KelleyThe Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael PollenLiving Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment by Sandra Steingraber----------------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.

    • 37 min
    Doctors Get Cancer Too

    Doctors Get Cancer Too

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we start a brand new five part series talking about focusing on cancer. In this series, we’ll share inspiring and powerful conversations full of encouragement, hope, wisdom, touching personal stories, and most importantly real world solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll talk with professionals and friends of the show on what it’s like to hear those words “you have cancer”, real life and practical wisdom and solutions for supporting those diagnosed and living with cancer, support for caregivers, and their heroic kind and self-less acts. So join us on this extraordinary series as we want to help you grow and thrive in the face of a cancer diagnosis if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, are living with cancer, know someone dear to you with cancer, or want to prevent this fast growing, deadly and sometimes chronic disease.On today’s show, we welcome our first guest Dr. Anisha Patel. She’s not only a doctor and General Practice partner based in West Sussex in England, but also was diagnosed with advanced rectal cancer in 2018. Dr. Patel aims to raise and promote awareness of all cancers, and educate and support others affected by this disease as she shares her unique experience as a doctor and a patient with cancer. We’ll talk about navigating the medical system and various and cutting edge treatments, and the importance of caring for yourself and your loved ones with nutritional care, emotional care, physical care, and holistic care.Medical News Today recently published an article citing in 2010 that 18.7 million people was diagnosed with cancer, and 8.29 million of those people passed away due to cancer. And more recently in 2019, 23.6 million people received a new cancer diagnosis, with 10 million cancer deaths. These numbers have increased significantly with cancer becoming more and more prevalent. So join Lucia and Dr. Patel on this important and powerful show as we want to help you grow and thrive in the face of a cancer diagnosis.Be sure to follow Dr. Anisha Patel on IG https://www.instagram.com/doctorsgetcancertoo/----------------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.

    • 38 min
    How to Bring Mindfulness into Your Relationship for Greater Fulfillment

    How to Bring Mindfulness into Your Relationship for Greater Fulfillment

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue with a brand new six part series focusing on meditation and mindfulness. As always and in this series, we’ll share amazing conversations full of thoughtful insights, powerful personal stories, and most importantly real world solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll talk about mindfulness in your own life, in your relationships, at work life, and how you can use it to help accomplish goals towards finding the life you love.On today’s show, we are delighted to welcome Lisa Rachel Snyder, Tantric Intimacy Coach and Founder of The Sex Empress Academy. We’ll talk about what a Tantric Intimacy Coach is, and why mindfulness is important in your relationships; in love, career, and family. We’ll learn how to bring mindfulness into your love life and intimacy, and also what it all means to be fully present in intimacy in the sense of communication, relationship, and of course sex.So join Lucia and Lisa on this episode of WellSeekers now!Visit Lisa's her website: https://lisarachelsnyder.com (https://lisarachelsnyder.com/)And to learn more about about the Sex Empress Academy, visit: https://lisarachelsnyder.com/empressacademy (https://lisarachelsnyder.com/empressacademy)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.

    • 25 min

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