We are all meant to thrive... but sometimes we feel like we're far from it. This podcast is about the tools and inspiration to help us thrive in every dimension of our lives. Featured guests cover a wide range of topics, from health & relationships, to parenting & money, to energy & spirituality.
63 Relieving PTSD, Trauma & Depression with Cap. Dan Willis
44:13Everybody deals with some level of trauma in their life. For some, trauma is severe enough to leave lasting effects, including post-traumatic stress. Captain Dan Willis, retired Homicide Detective and SWAT Commander, as well as wellbeing coordinator and teacher, talks about the high levels of PTSD and trauma among first responders. He shares insights and tools from his book, Bulletproof Spirit: How trauma accumulates in small increments for first responders who are exposed to the worst of human nature, day in and day out… The telltale signs of trauma and PTSD… How trauma “crushes the spirit and “suffocates the heart”… The essential strategies to heal the broken spirit… How loved ones and peers can offer support to those living with trauma and PTSD… For more on Captain Dan's work and his book: www.ThriveWithMorella.com/podcast/2019/10/23/e63-relieving-ptsd-depression-anxiety-amp-trauma
60 Thriving With a Terrible Diagnosis with Celeste Watkins-Hayes
39:00How do you THRIVE in spite of a life-threatening diagnosis? Celeste tracked the lives of women living with HIV/AIDS: How they go from "dying from", to "living with", to "thriving despite"... reclaiming their story & their power...
59 On Race, Family, Drugs & Other Life Challenges with Carla Rachel Sameth
47:46What we can learn & how to thrive after miscarriages, infertility, blended families & divorce, mixed-race/mixed-culture families, teenage drug-addiction, raising a black child in LA & how to deal with the police... Her memoir: A Day On The Gold Line.
57 The Journey to Worthiness & Self-love with Keele Burgin
43:13She overcame severe childhood abuse, a religious cult, drug addiction, & found a path towards healing at a remote Catholic community. Her riveting memoir Wholly Unraveled powerfully connects us with the resilience of our own spirit.
56 Panic Free: A 10-Day Method with Tom Bunn
46:05An airforce+airline pilot turned therapist talks about the 10-day program he developed to resolve the fear of flying, panic attacks & anxiety. How to use oxytocin & the memories of a loved one to prevent anxiety from developing & even stopping it.
54 Feed Your Soul for Weight Loss with Carly Pollack
52:28Award-winning holistic nutritionist talks about why losing weight is about more than just eating less & exercising; no single diet is right for everyone; importance of taking inventory of thoughts & emotions, true self-care, manifesting & gratitude...