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!
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!
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.
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.
On part 1 of communication styles, we talked about the four communication styles, why it’s important, and how to identify your style. Don’t forget to check out that episode HERE.
And on today's show, we’re continuing with part 2 of communication styles with Dr. Anna Kress, licensed clinical psychologist, as we talk about some ideas and strategies that you can do to improve your communication and relationship with your partner or loved ones right now!
We’re back and just in time for Valentines Day, with a special focus on communication styles! Understanding yours and your partners communication styles can only help you and your partner to communicate more effectively with each other. And good communication skills are essential in improving your personal relationships by helping you to understand others, and to be understood.
On today's show, we welcome Dr. Anna Kress, licensed clinical psychologist, as we help demystify the four different styles of communication, why it’s important to understand their differences, and also to help you identify your communication style and your partner’s communication style.
COVID has so many people feeling stuck inside limiting connection with others, but also, with our own bodies. We know research shows moving matters for mental health, but how can we do that with COVID, winter and so much against us right now? On today's show we are joined by Marshal Szyndlar the owner of Crossfit Override in Thomaston, CT to help walk us through simple and real ways to find your story of well this holiday season when it comes to moving and loving your body.
We know times are challenging, and we want to help you rise and comeback to loving yourself, others and life more well.
Listen to Lucia and Marshal's conversation now to add more peace, joy and love to your life this holiday season.
On today's show, the one and only Swami Varadan is back to help us balance our minds, moods, and spirits as we approach the holiday season in 2020. By now you know that we are firm believers at WellSeekers in meditation as a tool to help alleviate stress, anxiety and depression and there is nobody we trust more than Swami to break down how to stay more peaceful in REAL & AUTHENTIC ways you actually can use.
Join Lucia and Swami for an honest conversation on what is happening right now in all of our lives in 2020, and this holiday season and how meditation is needed now, more than ever. Lastly, Swami will walk us through a powerful year end meditation to help calm you instantly, no matter what you are facing and experiencing right this holiday season
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We’re continuing our series on anxiety in 2020 with an interesting and unique tool called floating. Floating, also known as floatation therapy, and R.E.S.T. (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy) is a process whereby almost all external stimuli is reduced. Floating can provide you with the perfect space for introspection, personal growth, self-awareness, and can help those who might suffer from PTSD and trauma. Floating has also shown to be effective in decreasing the effects of anxiety and depression, and also increasing calmness, mindfulness, and sense of well-being.
Join Lucia and her guest Sarah LaTeano, founder of Float 41 a floatation therapy center in West Hartford CT as we explore floatation therapy: what it is, how it works, its many benefits, and how it can help you. Sarah also shares her own story and personal connection to floating, and how floating became an important part of her self-care and personal growth journey.
Are you curious? Do you have questions? Join us now as we answer your questions about floating!
On today's show Sarah LaTeano, founder of Float 41 a floatation therapy center in West Hartford CT joins Lucia as we talk about an interesting and unique tool that can help with anxiety. That tool is called floating. So what is it? What does it feel like? And How can it help you? Well, we’re here to help! So join Lucia and Sarah on today’s episode as they answer your questions, and share some of their experiences and insight on floating to help manage anxiety especially in 2020!