Hope to Recharge

By Matana Poupko Jacobs

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The intention of this show is to bring hope and community to those who are personally struggling with depression and anxiety or has a loved one who is struggling with depression and anxiety. Each week we will hear from those who have personal experience dealing with mental health issues as well as experts in the mental health world; from therapists and doctors to healers. We want to be your support system by sharing real stories and proving that community is vital to recovery. Together we can break the stigma around depression and anxiety and bring HOPE to the world.

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Prepping the Body and Mind for Crisis with Jen Esquer
01:01:57

This week I had the honor of connecting with mobility expert Dr. Jen Esquer about how we can use mobility and fitness to prevent and treat mental health issues. Dr. Jen shares with us about a recent trauma that she endured and how she walked through the pain, allowed space for healing, and ultimately found her truest self through the process.

In this episode, Dr. Jen walks us through her journey of being a young gymnast, to finding a love for mobility, and ultimately sharing her passion very publicly and building a following online. After enduring a betrayal in a relationship, Dr. Jen discovered a new part of the mind/body connection that she had not experienced before, realized the power of her own intuition, and the importance of trusting herself.

Today we talk about how to find your worth and value outside of external circumstances, why it is critical to find community that will hold space for you and not push you through the process of healing and the connection between physical fitness and mental health. Jen even shares with us a few breathing techniques that will help you through panic attacks and anxiety.

This is a powerful interview that I know you will learn so much from. If you have thoughts or questions or would simply like the support from our community please find us on Facebook, Hope to Recharge. Because as always, together is better. 

 

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Connect with Jen:

Website: https://www.docjenfit.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/docjenfit/?hl=en

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/docjenfit/



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Topics Discussed:

  • How to forgive yourself when you don't listen to your intuition.
  • How to release anger and heal.
  • Exercises’ role in emotional healing. 

 

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Sep 17, 2019
Practicing Gratitude During Pain (Attitude of Gratitude)
11:57

Today my energy is a little low but I wanted to share with you something that I am currently going through. As you know I love the topic of gratitude but I am still learning how to implement it into my life especially during painful times.

On this week’s attitude with gratitude, I wanted to share with you about a difficult time we have been having with my sweet little boy and his first few days of preschool. My dear friend Matthew reminded me to be grateful even during this difficult time.

How do we find gratitude when we are in pain? How can we use the tools of gratitude to overcome the trials we are facing? This week I was reminded that gratitude gives me the energy to focus and reminds me that nothing lasts forever. I hope this episode and my story encourages you to find the light and the good even in the darkest of times.

If you need any additional support we would LOVE to connect with you in our private Facebook Group Hope to Recharge. Because as always together is better. 

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • The importance of gratitude during painful moments.
  • How gratitude can calm you and will bring focus.
  • The importance of being aligned with others who share the same values.

 

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USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

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Sep 12, 2019
Energy Healing with BrianWeiss
01:11:51

This week, I sat down with another individual who has played a huge role in my life and in my journey towards overcoming the mental health struggles that I have dealt with. I have the extreme honor of introducing you to my intuitive coach and mentor Brian W 

I met Brian five or six years ago when I was experiencing deep depression. Since then, he has guided me towards healing by helping me to uncover my own intuition and unlock my own ability to what he calls “healing myself.”

Brian’s holistic approach includes focusing on our biofeedback and connecting our symptoms to underlying emotions. In our conversation we talk about why he doesn’t believe we need “healers” and that we have the power within ourselves to guide our own healing journey. We also talk about how negative energy blocks us and how we can begin to release negative emotions that are the underlying cause of mental illness.

If you feel stuck and wonder what role our emotions play in our healing, you will love this conversation with Brian. We also include a short clip of an upcoming episode where Brian works with me through an exercise. 

If you need any additional support or community please connect with us on our Facebook group Hope to Recharge. Because as always, together is better.



Connect with Brain:

Website: http://gettingwellness.com/

Email: brian@gettingwellness.com

Phone 5169392600




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Topics Discussed:

 

  • How we can take an active approach to our own healing.
  • How sugar is related to emotions.
  • What is blocking us from our own healing?



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USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

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Sep 10, 2019
Thank & Grow Rich (Attitude of Gratitude)
12:36

My friend Matthew recently suggested this incredible book to me by Pam Grout called Thank and Grow Rich. You may be familiar with the book Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill who talks about the power of our thoughts in fulfilling our dreams. This book presents the idea that GRATITUDE plays just as an important role in us seeing miracles and having success.

Pam says that gratitude and joy are both connected and when we experience one, we experience the other. In today’s Attitude of Gratitude, I share with you about her program called AA 2.0 which are two practices that she recommends using every day that will transform our lives and help us reap the full benefits of gratitude.

I invite you in this episode to start these powerful practices including finding a group that you can share your gratitude with. It will give you strength and help pick you up even during difficult times. If you need a community to support you in your mental health journey please connect with us in our private Facebook group, because as always together is better.

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • How to find the little things to be grateful for.
  • The importance of having a small group of gratitude partners

 

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Suicide Hotlines:

USA: 1-800-273-8255

USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

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Sep 05, 2019
Dear Family: Navigating Wealth, Love, Affairs, Suicide, Bipolar and Understanding It All with Rachel Steinman
01:05:45

Today we are welcoming mental health advocate and fellow podcast host, Rachael Steinman to the show. Rachel hosts the "Dear Family" podcast which she says is like a "love letter" to families who have a loved one who is suffering from mental illness.

Although Rachel says that she herself has never struggled with mental health, members in her family going back five generations have, which has resulted in four suicides. Rachael shares openly with us about her family's history, including her mom's battle with Bipolar. 

A few years ago Rachel ran across a manuscript that her grandfather had written before he died by suicide. She began her own writing process uncovering her discoveries about her families mental illnesses and battles with addiction. She said that the writing process actually began to heal her relationship with her own mother and she gained empathy for those struggling and discovered a new passion for breaking the stigma of mental illness. 

We not only dive into Rachel's powerful story but we also discuss how mental illness can be passed down through generations, the importance of stepping in and providing hope for others, and forgiveness' role in the process. 

I learned so much from Rachel and I know you will be moved by her story. If you or someone you know needs support during the mental health journey, please connect with us in our private community Hope to Recharge- because as always- together is better!

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • Generational mental health.
  • The importance of talking with your children about mental health.
  • How (and why) to let go and forgive.

 

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Connect with Rachel:

Website: https://writenowrachel.com

Podcast: https://writenowrachel.com/podcast/

Medium: https://medium.com/@writenowrachel

Twitter: https://twitter.com/writenowrachel

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/writenowrachel/

 

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Suicide Hotlines:

USA: 1-800-273-8255

USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

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Sep 03, 2019
How to Not Stay Frozen and Achieve Goals with Gratitude with Paul Cummings
53:43

Imagine teaching for 37 years, traveling all over the world, and having taught over 2.5 million people, and then one day...being told that you would never speak or write again.

 

That’s exactly what happened to this week's guest Paul Cummings, whom I had the extreme honor of sitting down with to discusses how he beat all odds and gained a new perspective on gratitude.

 

I first heard about Paul when our mutual friend, Andy Heck introduced me to his book, It All Matters, and I heard about his powerful story and optimistic outlook on life.  Today, Paul shares with us about when he had a stroke and was then diagnosed with advanced Aphasia, which is loss of ability to express speech (or understand it) caused by brain damage. 

 

In our interview Paul shares with us why he believes that those who are diagnosed with Aphasia are some of the “bravest people you will ever meet”, why he wakes up every morning at 4 AM and practices his speech for four hours, how his mother has shaped his outlook on life, and why he is “not a prisoner” to anything.

 

I was so inspired by Paul and his story and know that you will love this incredibly raw and powerful conversation. We would love to hear your thoughts on this topic! You can connect with us in our private Facebook group- because as always- together is better!

 

 

Connect with Paul:

Website: https://www.paulcummings.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/iampaulcummings

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/iampaulcummings/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEvY2EqHE94C48glIjocFgw

Email: paul@paulcummings.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iampaulcummings/

 

 

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Resources mentioned: 

 

Paul’s Book: It All Matters: https://www.amazon.com/All-Matters-Strategies-Confidence-Creativity-ebook/dp/B07666JP5V

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • Learning how to be grateful even through obstacles.
  • Navigating the abandonment that those who have Aphasia face.
  • The role of determination in overcoming all odds.

 

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Suicide Hotlines:

USA: 1-800-273-8255

USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

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Aug 29, 2019
Psychiatry BEYOND Medication: Healing the Body, Mind, and Soul with Dr. Samuel Pauker
01:21:31

This week, I have the honor of introducing you to someone who has been instrumental in my recovery process and healing journey, my very own psychiatrist, Dr. Samuel Pauker.

 

Although he is a psychiatrist, and your mind may immediately jump to treatment by medication alone, Dr. Pauker’s work goes way beyond psychopharmacology and integrates full health by acknowledging the link between body, mind, and soul.

 

After asking someone for a recommendation for the very BEST psychiatrist, I was given Dr. Pauker’s name and just after our first intake session, I knew this was the right doctor for me. Dr. Pauker uses a unique blend of psychopharmacology along with psychoanalysis to customize treatment for each individual. His work allows patients to feel seen and heard and he digs into why that is so important with us today.

 

In this episode, we discuss how to balance medication and self-care practices, why using medication can stabilize us enough to engage in life-changing activities, how depression and anxiety are linked, and why sometimes anxiety is a defense against depression. This was a powerful interview and I know you will learn so much from Dr.  Pauker! We would love to hear your major takeaways from the episode. Please find us on Facebook and join our private community, because together is BETTER!

 

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Resources mentioned: 

 

Book: The First Year of Marriage: https://www.amazon.com/First-Year-Marriage-Expect-Accept/dp/0595411533

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • The connection between depression and the capacity of belief.
  • The difference between depression and mourning.
  • The importance of not giving up on your loved one who is struggling. 

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Suicide Hotlines:

USA: 1-800-273-8255

USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

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Aug 27, 2019
Doctors Also Battle with Mental Health (Breaking the Stigma) with Dana
43:24

This week, I had the honor of sitting down with an Australian doctor who is shaking things up in her industry by talking publicly about the mental health and wellbeing of doctors.

 

Dana shares with us about her first year working as a doctor and how she was surprised by the extreme overwhelm and lack of support that she experienced. She was right out of medical school and when she sought help, it was suggested to her that she seek counseling privately (off record) in fear that she might lose her job.

 

The more she dug into the topic, the more she learned that there was an underlying problem in the medical community that had to be addressed. There were many junior and senior doctors who were secretly struggling and there was nowhere to turn.

 

In our powerful conversation, you will learn more about Dana’s advocacy through her podcast, Junior Doctor’s Corner, and hear her honest answers about the fine balance between a patient’s and a doctor's health.

 

If you or someone you know is looking for support through your mental health journey, please connect with us in our private Facebook group: Hope to Recharge, because together is always better.

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • How Dana found the courage to share her story despite the risk of professional repercussions.
  • Dana’s suggestions of what needs to be implemented in medical training to prevent doctors from suffering from mental illness.
  • An honest dialogue about the extreme conditions that Doctors are expected to endure.

 

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Suicide Hotlines:

USA: 1-800-273-8255

USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

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Aug 20, 2019
The Higher Power of Words with Pamela Smith (Attitude of Gratitude)
16:38

While attending a podcasting conference this week, I connected with my friend Pamela Smith to talk about the power of gratitude. Pamela is a private practice therapist and soon to be podcast host of ‘It’s All Mental’. 

In this episode, we talk openly about the anxiety we were both feeling this week with everything we are juggling and how gratitude has been key in shifting our energy and really being present.

We also dig into our gratitude routines and why we believe the next “level” of gratitude is giving back. We discuss the different “levels” of gratitude and how we can take our gratitude practices to the next level through action.

So how do you SHOW gratitude? Pamela and I give a few examples of how we take action on our gratitude which welcomes in more abundance in our lives. As Pamela puts it, “You change the mindset, you change the behaviors, and you change your life”.

Next week we are doing something special in our community! We will be going live with one of our members to learn about their gratitude practices and tips. Connect with us in our private Facebook group to learn more. Remember, together is better!

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • Helpful gratitude practices.
  • Why gratitude and words of affirmation first thing in the morning is so powerful.
  • Mindfulness’ role in gratitude.

 

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Suicide Hotlines:

USA: 1-800-273-8255

USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

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Aug 15, 2019
Living with a Loved One that Suffered from Depression and Anxiety (Ari's Side of the Story) with Ari Jacobs
01:27:56

This week I am introducing to you someone who is incredibly special to me and has played one of the most significant roles not only in my life but also in my healing process from mental illness. In this very special episode, I sat down with my husband Ari Jacobs to discuss what it was like for him to live with someone struggling with depression and anxiety

 

I wanted to bring Ari on the show to have an authentic dialogue with him about what it was like to walk through my mental health journey as a supporter. This was actually the very first time I have asked him these specific questions and I am so grateful to be able to share them with you because these are the hard conversations that we are reluctant to have but are necessary for the healing journey.

 

In this episode,  Ari shares with us how he was able to be so supportive and not give up on me and our relationship when I was walking through very dark times. We also discuss in the aftermath how we have both changed and what we have learned in the process. Ari also gives two key takeaways that he learned including the importance of preparation and why we should focus on increasing love in our relationships.

 

I hope this episode is helpful to you by giving a holistic view of the mental health journey. We should not walk through this alone because support is everything. If you are needing support whether you suffer from mental illness or someone you love does, please find us on facebook in our private Facebook group because as always, together is better.

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Topics Discussed:

  • How to fill yourself up when you feel depleted and unsupported.
  • Ari’s coping techniques during my mental health journey.
  • Tools Ari used which helped him keep a bigger perspective of the situation.

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Suicide Hotlines:

USA: 1-800-273-8255

USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

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Aug 13, 2019
How to Jump Start Gratitude (Attitude with Gratitude)
11:23

When I first started this podcast, I had no idea how much pain there actually was in this world due to mental illness. Hearing your stories and understanding how many struggle with mental health has solidified this cause even more for me. 

 

If you are new here, Thursdays are special days where we take a moment and give space for gratitude. Why? Gratitude is a powerful tool that will literally attract abundance and more opportunities to experience things to be grateful for. The best part? It’s free. 

 

The more you practice gratitude the more you will see gratitude. It’s a ripple effect. It will improve every area of your life...so why not use it?

 

This week I interviewed a few people who made a huge difference in my life by walking with me through some of my darkest moments while struggling with depression and anxiety. Reliving those memories during our interview caused me to reflect on how grateful I was for their presence, how far I have come, and how lucky I was to hang on even to the tiniest string of hope.

 

Lastly, I just wanted to thank YOU for living out loud, sharing your stories, and inspiring the world. We really are making a difference, one story at a time, and breaking the stigma of mental illness. Please connect with us in our private community and let us know what you are grateful for.

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • Simple ideas on how to express gratitude.
  • What I personally do when I feel depleted.
  • The importance of visual reminders in gratitude.

 

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Suicide Hotlines:

USA: 1-800-273-8255

USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

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Aug 08, 2019
Breaking Into My Life with Michelle Dickinson
49:50

Seeing someone you love suffering from a mental illness is extremely difficult, especially as a child. Processing through your own emotions all while being a support for them is a hard balancing act and can subject the caregiver with their own mental health struggles.

This week we are connecting with the author of Breaking Into My Life, Michelle Dickinson about what it was like for her to grow up with a mother suffering from BiPolar disorder. Michelle graciously shares with us about her adoption journey, what it was like living in a home with mental illness, and how she has navigated adulthood after enduring trauma as a child.

In this episode, you will learn about the importance of forgiveness, how we can humanize mental health which helps us remove the stigma, and why it is vital to separate mental illness from the individual. This is a powerful interview that is not only educational but also inspiring to those who are caregivers to loved ones suffering from mental illness.

If you or someone you love is struggling with a mental illness, having a supportive community is everything. We would love to lock arms with you and walk alongside you in your journey. Please connect with us in our private facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2079694042156503/



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Topics Discussed:

  • Separating the person from the illness.
  • The importance of sharing your story and letting go of shame.
  • The importance of courageously asking for what you want.

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Suicide Hotlines:

USA: 1-800-273-8255

USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

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Aug 06, 2019
Gratitude: Remembering Where You Came From (Attitude with Gratitude)
12:12

Today, I wanted to discuss giving gratitude to the people who formed us. We have to remember where we came from and how we became who we are. Yes, we become who we are because of the circumstances and events in our lives, but we are really shaped by the PEOPLE in our lives. This episode I want to dedicate to my parents and mentor Rachel.

My parents were huge influences in my life specifically on the importance of giving gratitude. Every time I participate in an act of gratitude I think of them. They always believed in me and my five siblings and they gave us the courage to shine in our own way. They expressed gratitude in everything and instilled in us the importance of being thankful. So much so it became a part of our DNA.

I also wanted to highlight my mentor Rachel. For years she has believed in me and encouraged me to be fully myself. Even when things were sometimes hard to hear she spoke the truth and I always knew that she loved me. She formed who I am today and gave me confidence.

On a separate note, we hit a big milestone this week by hitting the top 200 podcasts out of all categories in iTunes! A big “thank you” to all of our listeners! This milestone is surreal! What mine is yours so without all of your reviews and ratings we could not have done it. Everything we do is together. 

 

Today’s gratitude shoutouts:

Alyssa

My parents

Rachel Dvir

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • How my parents taught me about gratitude.
  • The importance of being grateful for relationships.
  • Why we should not discount the impact one person can make.

 

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USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

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Aug 01, 2019
Losing a Son to Suicide and Choosing Hope After Grief with Anne Moss
01:27:02

This week we are digging into an extremely difficult but necessary topic. I had the special honor of connecting with Anne Moss, a mother, author, and founder of  Emotionally Naked, a blog dedicated to her late son Charles Aubrey Rogers, who lost his life to suicide.

In this vulnerable interview, Anne recounts the last few years of her son’s life and shares openly with us about his mental health and drug addiction struggles that ultimately lead to his death by suicide. Anne graciously talks about the vivid facts that many of us shy away from, including the stigma that families face when in crisis to mental health, and the lack of support when dealing with drug addiction. 

Anne’s book Diary of a Broken Mind comes out in October of this year, and we will have her on again to share more tips and resources to those who have a loved one who is struggling or a loved one they have lost. But first, we wanted to shares Charles story and let you know that whether you are struggling yourself or if you have a loved one who is, you are not alone. We will break the stigma, one story at a time, and as always, together is better.

 

If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts please connect with someone. You are not alone.

 

Suicide Hotlines:

USA: 1-800-273-8255

USA Crisis Text: 741-741
Canada: 1-833-456-4566

United Kingdom: 116-123

Australia: 13-11-14

International Suicide Hotlines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

 

Resources:

https://annemoss.com/hope

Includes:

  1. Signs of Suicide: Get links directly to the posts of what to say, what to do, what do they say, signs of suicide in social media
  2. Protect yourself from suicide:  Get the information and links to that which is recommended to prevent suicide
  3. What are some parent solutions? Get the 11-page ebook: 9 things you can do to help kids learn coping skills to build resilience

You will automatically be entered to win a copy of Anne Moss' published book, Diary of a Broken Mind

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • Where the term “committed suicide” comes from
  • The importance of listening.
  • How to find support and not feel alone during a crisis.

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Jul 30, 2019
Gratitude CPR with Vismaya Rubin (Attitude with Gratitude)
25:14

Does gratitude REALLY make a difference? Do our lives truly improve through the daily practice of being thankful? Our guest for today’s segment of Attitude with Gratitude, Vismaya Rubin, says that it absolutely does and shares with us her personal story of how gratitude has shifted her life and given her a deep passion for helping others in finding the power of gratitude in their own life.

Vismaya is the founder of Living Gratitude Today and she shares with us her method of using “Gratitude CPR” to overcome difficult circumstances or to just give a positive boost to our day. The formula she gives is super practical and will be something that you can practice anywhere and everywhere to immediately experience the power of gratitude in your own life.

She also shares her story of growing up with and caring for her mother who suffered from bipolar and how she has even found gratitude through acts of service and caring for loved ones. We talk about the power of writing down what you are grateful for, how being present in the “now” is so powerful, and how we can literally retrain our brain to FIND the good by using Vismaya’s Gratitude CPR method. This is such a powerful episode that I know you will learn so much from! Please be sure to connect with us in our private Facebook group and let us know what you are grateful for. Because as always, together is better!

 

Resources Mentioned:

Gratitude Works: https://www.amazon.com/Gratitude-Works-Creating-Emotional-Prosperity/dp/1118131290

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • How can we use gratitude CPR in difficult times?
  • How to change moments of service into moments of gratitude.
  • The importance of being in the “now” and how that shifts our perspective.

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Jul 25, 2019
What Is Neuroplasticity And How Does It Work? with Dr. Selena Bartlett
01:38:50

In Episode Seven we connected with neuroscientist Selena Bartlett and heard about the sister that she lost to mental illness and how that shifted Selena’s career to studying “brain health” and neuroplasticity. Today, we dig in even deeper to hear about Selena’s own experience with depression and the way she was able to overcome it by “retraining” her brain.

Selena knows with conviction both through her work and through her personal experience that we CAN rewire our brains. She says that the process she shares with us is “simple” but not “easy”. Selena gives practical tactics to help make our brains more resilient to pain and remain peaceful in the midst of chaos.

In this episode, you will learn the role mirror neurons play in our depression, why the amygdala is wired to “protect us”, how we can train our brain to be “calm”, and how to use unconditional love as a tool to soothe loved ones through mental illness. She even asks me about the “moment of change” in my own journey and we discuss how using small moments can change the wiring of our brain. 

Towards the end of the interview, we also dig into nutrition's role in mental health, why sugar should be avoided and how the brain negatively responds to it, and why Selena believes that exercise is the “elixir of life”. This interview is not only inspirational but incredibly informative. Please connect with us in our private Facebook group and let us know what you learned!

 

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Resources mentioned: 

Jill Bolte Ted Talks: https://www.ted.com/speakers/jill_bolte_taylor

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Topics Discussed:

  • How to become the “boss of your brain”.
  • How to train our brain to respond and not react.
  • How we can support loved ones who are struggling with mental illness through positive experiences.

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Jul 23, 2019
Gratitude Meditation with David Scheiner
41:27

It is no secret that I love the subject of gratitude. However, after recently going through a meditation led by our guest this week, David Scheiner, I realized that there was another level that I wanted to take my meditation and gratitude practice.

David is a chiropractor who not only helps align others physically but also mentally and spiritually. From a young age, he says that he has always been fascinated by the spiritual and able to maintain a state of “calm”. He now helps others tune in and find inner peace despite the stressors that life may throw their way.

In today’s episode, David shares with us why he believes that there is a “still” pond inside all of us and how we can become the “silent observer” to the stressors in our lives. He also talks about how meditation equips us with the “space of freedom” to fully accept others and those around us and find the “gift” in suffering.

 David also leads us through a POWERFUL meditation that left me almost speechless at the end. If you struggle with overwhelming anxiety or wonder hope you can find hope in seemingly hopeless situations, this episode is FOR you! Let us know what you think by connecting with us on our Facebook group, because as always, together is better.  

 

Connect with David:

Website: http://davidscheiner.com

Email: David@davidscheiner.com

 

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Resources mentioned: 

Hope for the Flowers: https://www.amazon.com/Hope-Flowers-Trina-Paulus/dp/0809117541

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Topics Discussed:

  • How to be calm and remain in the moment.
  • How to find peace and purpose in suffering.
  • The power of the present moment.

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Jul 18, 2019
Overcoming Depression After a Friend's Suicide with Andreas Zapletal
40:50

I am excited to introduce you to consultant, project manager, runner, and listener of the show, Andreas Zapletal whom I recently got to know through a mutual networking group that we are in. I am so grateful that Andreas reached out after listening to the show and generously shared his own mental health story with me. After hearing it, I knew I wanted to introduce him to you because his story is one many of us can relate to.

Andreas says that he has dealt with forms of depression since childhood but it wasn’t until he endured the loss of a close friend that he really took a long look at his physical and mental health and knew that there needed to be massive changes. He then began the journey to get into physical shape and through that discovered that running also had a positive influence on his depressive symptoms. 

In this powerful conversation, Andreas shares with us about how through this process he learned that he was putting too much of his self-worth in his work and the importance of living with strong values and making your health and family as a priority. We also talk about the moment he had to have a difficult conversation with his daughter about his friends suicide and how that was a wake-up call for him personally to pursue health. 

Andreas also encourages us to reach out to someone if we are struggling. If you need someone to talk to please do not hesitate to reach out to our Facebook community. Remember, together is better.

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • The importance of keeping stress levels at a manageable point.
  • How to find purpose through tragedy.
  • How to honor giving a loved one “space” but also being “there” for them. 

 

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Jul 16, 2019
In Loving Memory Of My Dear Cousin Dr. Avigail Rock (Attitude with Gratitude)
08:04

Can you find gratitude in the midst of grief? 

 

This week, on my birthday, my first cousin Avigail lost her battle to cancer, leaving behind a husband and five children. She was a brilliant woman and we will miss her terribly. Through this loss, I learned an important lesson that I want to share with you in today’s episode.

 

After her passing, I began to reflect on my life and the importance of being grateful for each day. We are not guaranteed tomorrow and I realized that I needed to be grateful for every day of my life. Although my birthday was a difficult day to celebrate, I did a small practice that was very powerful and want to challenge you to join me.

 

I took my 43rd birthday as an opportunity to make a list of 43 memories that I am grateful for. Each year of my life I reflected on and was overwhelmed with gratitude. This practice was incredibly eye-opening for me because I started to remember the precious memories that I had forgotten.

 

Today I invite you to join me. Even through grief and sadness there is always hope. Join our private Facebook community and let us know about your own list, and the memories you are grateful for. Because as always, together is better.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Finding gratitude in grief.
  • Being grateful for the life we live and appreciating each day.
  • A challenge to make a gratitude list.

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Jul 11, 2019
Using Bipolar to Make a Big Difference in the World with Zahava List
01:19:52

This week we are sharing the POWERFUL story of Zahava List, the co-founder of Chazkeinu an organization that provides peer support and resources for Jewish women struggling with mental illness. Zahava’s passion for mental wellness began from her own story which she graciously shares with us today.

 

After delivering her first child, a baby boy, Zahava started experiencing manic episodes along with dark depression. She later was diagnosed with Bipolar 1 and began her journey of recovery along with mothering three more children. She shares with us what it was like to be a new mother and struggle with this illness and how she navigated the ups and downs of these major life changes all at once.

 

In this episode, we not only hear her powerful story, but learn more about bipolar, why breaking stigma is so important, and why we need to lean into a community and not suffer alone. We also find out how she used her struggles to find the courage not only for herself but for the countless amount of women that her organization reaches. Zahava provides so much hope to those who are struggling and we hope this episode encourages you that no matter what you may be suffering from, there is always hope.

 

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Website: https://chazkeinu.org/

Phone Number: 314-346-7414

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Chazkeinu/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chazkeinu/

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Topics Discussed:

  • Why healing goes much deeper than symptoms simply “stopping”. 
  • Going through pregnancy and caring for an infant while dealing with mental illness.
  • How to find meaning from pain.

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Jul 09, 2019
The Impact of Receiving Gratitude Graciously (Attitude with Gratitude)
08:05

Do you struggle receiving thanks? Or compliments? If someone expresses gratitude to you, do you shake it off or struggle with knowing what to say? This week on Attitude with Gratitude, we are discussing how to receive gratitude and why it is so important to do so. 

For my entire life, I have struggled with receiving gratitude from others. I believe this comes from wanting to be humble, or perhaps an insecurity, but I know it isn’t a healthy habit. I notice that when I thank others they receive it graciously which makes me feel good as the one who says “thank you”. So why do I have a hard time receiving it myself? 

I recently did a little research on this topic and in this episode share with you what I find. I want to be open with my own journey to hopefully help you learn how to receive gratitude yourself. I love the topic of gratitude and reflecting on it every week. It challenges me in my own journey and my own habits and I hope it does for you as well.

This week I invite you to reflect on how you receive gratitude and how you respond to others. If you have any thoughts or tips please join our private Facebook community and share with us your experience. Remember together is better!

 

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  • Why we should consider the other person when giving and receiving gratitude.
  • The ripple effect of gratitude (both giving and receiving).
  • How to overcome the insecurity of receiving thanks. 

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Jul 04, 2019
Tips on How to Cope with Borderline Personality Disorder
01:09:12

Do you or someone you love suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)? In today’s episode, I had the honor of sitting down with entrepreneur, and music enthusiast, Paul Sokol as he generously shares with us about his experiences with BPD and how it has affected him both professionally and personally. 

 

I first connected with Paul after reading a powerful (and vulnerable) post that he made on social media about his mental health journey. In our conversation, Paul opens up about his resistance to seek treatment and why since then, he is now an advocate for others to seek professional help.

 

Paul shares with us the common symptoms of BPD as well suggests tools for coping including DBT therapy, emotional wheels, and affirmations. We also talk about how loved ones can support those with BPD and why money should never be used as an excuse to keep you from seeking help.

 

If you need a supportive community please find us on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2079694042156503/

 

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Resources mentioned: 

 

Book : I Hate You Don’t Leave Me: https://www.amazon.com/Hate-You-Dont-Leave-Understanding-Personality/dp/0399536213

Stop Walking on Eggshells (For those supporting loved one with BPD):

https://www.amazon.com/Stop-Walking-Eggshells-Borderline-Personality/dp/1572246901

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • What is Borderline Personality Disorder?
  • How to handle relationships when someone has BPD.
  • What is the emotional mind, rational mind, and the “wise mind”
  • Overcoming the fear of being diagnosed.

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Website: http://www.PaulSokol.me

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/voyicks/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnderTheHair

 

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Jul 02, 2019
Gratitude Thanking People (Attitude with Gratitude)
11:55

In this week’s Attitude of Gratitude, I wanted to do something a little bit different. Over the past couple of weeks, we have been talking about finding gratitude in things or situations that we have in our lives. In today's episode, I wanted to talk about being grateful for PEOPLE. Specifically, those who do very small, seemingly insignificant acts of kindness or service for us.

I learned about the importance of this form of gratitude from one of my friends who taught me about always being thankful and kind to everyone. He went above and beyond to help everyone feel appreciated, like the waitress at the restaurant, or the person at the checkout counter. 

It is important to allow yourself to really FEEL gratitude for the small things and truly SEE the good that others are doing for us. This doesn’t just affect us but causes a ripple effect of positive energy which will continue to influence others. Connect with us and let us know about a small act of service that you showed gratitude for this week. Join the conversation in our Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2079694042156503/

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • How we can use gratitude as a ripple effect.
  • Why we should give accelerated (and authentic) thanks.
  • The importance of seeing others that are not often thanked.

 

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Jun 27, 2019
Coping with Depression and Anxiety and Taking on Travel at the Same Time with Mari Stracke
57:54

How do you handle depression and anxiety when you travel? What about when there are major life changes and you feel alone? How can you lean on others and use gratitude to pull you through some of the darkest of times?

 

This week I had the honor of connecting with mental health advocate, actor, artist, and comedian, Mari Stracke. I first discovered her on Instagram (@MariStracke) and fell in love with the work that she was doing around mental health. What struck me the most was how open she was about her struggles.

 

In our interview, Mari shares with us incredible tips like how she uses heat, writing letters to herself, and even chocolate to cope with her depression and anxiety. We also talk about the importance of identifying your support system and why taking tiny steps everyday matters. Mari shares that she has never had shame asking for help and we hope that this episode encourages you to connect with someone who can support you on this journey. Because as always, together is better.

 

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Website: https://www.maristracke.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maristracke

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • How to deal with depression and anxiety during travel.
  • How loved ones can show support to someone dealing with depression and anxiety.
  • Tools you can add to your “toolbox” to cope with depression and anxiety.

 

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Jun 25, 2019
Gratitude Works (Attitude with Gratitude)
08:40

This week, I share with you another powerful book that has helped transform the way that I practice gratitude and use gratitude to shift my energy. The book is called Gratitude Works by Robert Emmons. Even if you already practice gratitude his research and practical tips will help take you the next LEVEL.

We talk about the importance of being specific with what you are grateful for, how you can elaborate on your gratitude to find new things to be grateful for and really FEEL happiness in the small things. I highly recommend that you check out this incredible resource.

Every Thursday, we encourage you to welcome gratitude in your life. There is so much research about gratitude and there is never enough material about it. Please head over to our Facebook group and let us know what you are grateful for and if you get a chance to read this book what your thoughts are. Join our group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2079694042156503/

 

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Gratitude Works by Robert Emmons: https://www.amazon.com/Gratitude-Works-Creating-Emotional-Prosperity/dp/1118131290/

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • Why we should “set an intention” when practicing gratitude.
  • Why we should “elaborate” when practicing gratitude.
  • How gratitude helps us get out of a rut

 

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Jun 20, 2019
A Neuroscientist’s Personal Mental Health Journey with Dr. Selena Bartlett
59:26

Can your brain CHANGE? Do we have the power to rewire unhealthy patterns, reverse years of bad habits, and create a new future for ourselves? Our guest this week says that we can and that our brains are MUCH more powerful than we could even imagine.

 

This week, I had the honor of interviewing Selena Bartlett, a neuroscientist, about her personal experience with mental illness and why she believes our brains are much more powerful than we are told. She shares with us a very moving story about a sister she lost to mental illness and how that experience has shifted her perception of the mental health field and her own career.

 

We also dig into the small changes that we need to make to begin the process of rewiring our brains and why “one-size” does not “fit all” when it comes to our mental health journey. The solutions Selena offers are simple, but of course not always easy. That is why we want to offer you a community of like-minded individuals who will walk you through the process of not only coping with mental health struggles but also THRIVING despite them.

 

Topics Discussed:

  • How long it takes to change connections in our brain.
  • What neuroplasticity is (and isn’t)
  • The effects of adverse childhood experiences.
  • Why love and attention is the antidote to most mental health struggles

 

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Jun 18, 2019
Does Gratitude Lead to Joy or Does Joy Lead to Gratitude? (Attitude with Gratitude)
08:51

I am reading a book right now by Melody Beattie, “Making Miracles in 40 Days.”  that has a unique perspective on gratitude. How do you find gratitude in your life when things are not going well? How do we make space for gratitude even in the darkest of times?  It is a short practice that I will be walking through over the next couple of weeks and I invite you to join me.

It’s not about not acknowledging things that are hard in your life. It is actually the opposite. It's about giving space for those emotions and TRULY feeling them. Sometimes when we block our emotions it blocks us from our goals because we are carrying negative energy.

I also share with you a perspective on this topic from one of my favorite teachers, Brene Brown. Brene shines a new light on the link between joy and gratitude that you do not want to miss.

Please share your gratitude in our community! Find us on Facebook and let’s support one another flex our gratitude muscles! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2079694042156503/

 

Topics Discussed:

  • How to find gratitude in the hard times.
  • The link between joy and gratitude (it's not what you may think!)
  • A 40-day challenge that I am going on (and invite you to)

 

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Resources:

Making Miracles in 40 Days: Melody Beattie

https://www.amazon.com/Make-Miracles-Forty-Days-Turning/dp/1439102163

 

Daring Greatly: Brene Brown https://www.amazon.com/Daring-Greatly-Courage-Vulnerable-Transforms/dp/1592408419/ref=sr_1_1?crid=XEUV23AE4PMO&keywords=daring+greatly&qid=1560360461&s=books&sprefix=daring+gr%2Cstripbooks%2C151&sr=1-1

 

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Jun 13, 2019
Find Your Mimi
27:58

One of the number one questions that I get about depression and anxiety is how to know when and who to confide in about your struggle. This can be a very lonely journey and you may be desperate to share with a loved one or a friend but you may worry about how they may take it or if they will treat you differently.

In today’s episode, I share my own experience of telling those I loved about my depression and anxiety. I will tell you about a very special friend, Mimi, who was instrumental in my recovery and gave me a platform to heal. We talk about how to reveal your struggle to others for the first time, how to know who you can confide in, and why sharing is key to recovery. Together is always better.

 

Topics Discussed:

  • How to know who to talk to and when about your mental health.
  • The importance of surrounding yourself with the right people.
  • How we can learn from others who are going through similar circumstances.

 

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Jun 11, 2019
How to Find Gratitude (Attitude with Gratitude)
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Some days I wake up naturally full of gratitude. Others, it is harder to create a space for gratitude. In today’s episode, I invite you to find gratitude every day, even in the hard moments. Even if it is something small like being grateful for a glass of water or the fresh air outside, together we can find things to be grateful for. No matter how simple, these little moments add up and can have a huge impact on our lives.

I also share with you about why this Friday is significant to me and why I am personally grateful today.

I encourage you to find something that you are grateful for and share it with us. By sharing what you are grateful for you may be able to help someone else in this journey who may be struggling. Gratitude is a muscle that you exercise. Although it may not come naturally it is something that we can grow in and learn from together.

 

Topics Discussed:

  • A challenge for you to find one thing you are grateful for every day.
  • How to identify the “small” things you are grateful for.
  • Why I am grateful for going through this journey.

 

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Jun 06, 2019
Coping with Depression as a Creative Entrepreneur with Samantha Bennett
44:56

Would you consider yourself to be a “creative”? Did you know that it is common for creatives to struggle with depression and anxiety? How do you cope with mental illness when you have a business to run and creative work to produce?

We are speaking this week with the PERFECT person on this topic. The one and only Samantha Bennett joins us to share about her journey of struggling with “Atypical” depression and the implications that has had on her work. Samantha is a writer, speaker, actor, teacher and creativity/production specialist. She is also the author of “Get it Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day".

Samantha gives us valuable tips about how we can use “5-minute art”, the companionship of pets, and open communication with loved ones to cope with depression. Samantha is a powerhouse and shares openly about her journey. This is an episode that you do not want to miss!

 

Topics Discussed:

  • How Depression and Anxiety affected Samatha’s relationships
  • The importance of getting your feelings out on paper
  • How pets can help with depression and anxiety

 

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Jun 04, 2019
Attitude with Gratitude
13:59

In today’s episode, I am excited to share with you about our Thursday segment called Attitude with Gratitude. In these short solo episodes, I will share with you the importance of gratitude in recovery, what I am grateful for this week, and an encouragement to you to find the things in your life that you are grateful for.

 

After reading a book on gratitude, I decided to incorporate it into my daily practice. When you are struggling with depression and anxiety, it can be extremely difficult to practice gratitude. I have experienced the relief that gratitude can bring in the process of recovering from a mental illness, and although it is not easy, it is worth it. I am excited to share more of my journey with you and encourage you to tap into the power of gratitude in your own life.

 

Special Shout Outs:

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Topics Discussed:

  • Why gratitude is important to recovery.
  • How to “practice” gratitude and develop it like you would a muscle.
  • Special gratitude to those in my life who supported the launch of my show

 

Connect with us and share what you are grateful for!

 

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May 30, 2019
My Story of Struggling with Depression and Anxiety
31:08

In today’s episode, I share with you about my personal journey struggling with depression and anxiety. When I was in my forties I was hit with my first panic attack and learned first hand the detrimental toll that depression and anxiety can have on your life. I retell very personal details in this episode in hopes that my story will encourage you wherever you are at in your mental health journey.

My community played a huge role in my healing process. My friends and family taught me how important support is while dealing with depression and anxiety. I told God that when I recovered I would pay it forward and help others struggling with mental illness. In this episode, I dive deeper into my vision for this show and offer words of encouragement to you whether you personally are struggling or someone you love is struggling with these issues. We believe that there is always hope and together is always better.

 

Topics Discussed:

  • My life before depression and anxiety.
  • The night I experienced my first panic attack.
  • My journey towards healing and my new mission to help others

 

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May 29, 2019
Welcome to Hope to Recharge
06:36

Welcome to Hope to Recharge! In this episode, we introduce the concept of this show and share with you who it is for, and what you can expect from here.

Depression and anxiety is something that is very close to my heart. About nine years ago, I was a regular woman living a normal life, until one day I woke up under a full attack. It was only later that I discovered that this attack was a direct result of depression and anxiety. I then began my long journey towards recovery and learned the importance of hope and community.

Through this podcast, I want to pay it forward by providing the tools and resources that have helped me on my path as well as break the stigma often associated with mental health issues. We believe that together is better and together we will create the hope to recharge.  

 

Topics Discussed:

  • Why the Topic of Depression and Anxiety
  • What ‘Hope to Recharge’ Means
  • Who This Show is for and What to Expect

 

Connect with us!

 

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May 21, 2019