Are you a victim or a leader?

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“Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for they become your character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become.” – unknown   If you are being victimized in your home please […] Read more...

Show 152 – Sharing our stories, healing ourselves

Wendy McDonnell, Nicole Odelle Morrison, April Burrows, Lisa Browning, Laura-May Culver

By listening to these courageous women and their stories, I hope you can see that you are not alone. You can heal too! Their stories are deeply personal and I think many women will be able to relate to stories about growing up with an alcoholic parent, depression, abuse, or living with an abusive spouse. […] Read more...

Elder Abuse in two parts: the needs and wants of older adults (shows 146 & 147)

Holding Hands with Elderly Patient

At some point, you’re going to be caring for an elderly parent or grandparent. At the very least, hopefully you’ll be cared for when you get older. Sometimes, even the most caring individuals find themselves getting angry at the person they love.   What do older adults need and want?   What happens when an […] Read more...

Show 144 – Love and Loss: Finding Jill: How I Rebuilt My Life after Losing the Five People I Loved Most

Jill_and_Franklin

This may seem like an overwhelmingly depressing story to tell leading up to the holiday season; but, it’s not. It’s a tale of love, hope, and practical ways to learn to live again after loss and tragedy.   Our topic today is Finding Jill: How I Rebuilt My Life after Losing the Five People I […] Read more...

Show 143 – the Healing Power of the Arts Part 2 of 2

Smiling Girl with Hands Covered in Paint

Art, in its many forms, brings healing, joy, and peace. It keeps hopes alive and helps survivors makes meaning out of abuse and chaos. Many people have found safe, effective ways to heal from trauma and live healthy, productive lives. Today, is part 2 of 2, the Healing Power of the Arts with women from […] Read more...

Show 141 – the Healing Power of the Arts

art

Many families have found safe, effective ways to heal from trauma and live healthy, productive lives with and without mental illness. Today we talk about the Healing Power of the Arts.   Art, in its many forms, brings healing, joy, and peace. It keeps hope alive and helps survivors makes meaning out of chaos.    […] Read more...

Show 138 – Chores, Role Definitions and Family Meetings

Girl cleaning the house with a broom

Our topic today is “Chores, Role Definitions and Family Meetings” with local stay-at-home homeschooling Dad, author, speaker and all-round nice-guy, Luke Hill. We explored the following questions along with unilateral decision making and team building. How are chores shared in your home? How are role definitions helpful in your family? Do you do family meetings? […] Read more...

Show 135 – Essential Life Skills

Family in kitchen.

We’re excited to talk about Essential Life Skills with Marlaine Cover, social entrepreneur, creator of the “Life Skills Report Card”, author of Kissing the Mirror: Raising Humanity in the 21st Century, and the founder of the international consciousness movement Parenting 2.0. With over 3000 members from over 65 countries, Marlaine’s, top ranking LinkedIn group Parenting […] Read more...

Show 128 – Why Couples Collapse And How NOT To: Nurturing Your Partnership For Life

Couple's Hands

Has your relationship lost its luster?   Are you finding it hard to remember your wedding vows and the sweet promises you made to each other?   My guest, Erin Bentley, MA and PhD (candidate) is a Total Relationship Coach, Author, and Workshop leader to sold-out seminars in Toronto, Ontario. By helping folks to transform […] Read more...

Show 126 – Teens: Regaining the trust and love you think you’ve lost

Family Portrait

  Teens…just saying that word can make some people shiver and run and yet it doesn’t need to. Marie Curie, Polish physicist and chemist once said, “Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.” Perhaps we need understanding to help regain the trust and love we think we’ve lost with […] Read more...