My Today's guest is Martin Butler.
Martin says he can't save the world, but he can help those who can. Raised in England, he immigrated to Canada to look for greater possibilities. Armed with a background as a statistician and the clarity to put a couple of personal epiphanies into action, he latched onto a unique opportunity to fill a niche helping university researchers obtain government grants.
Mi invitada Alicia Markowitz
Alicia fue mi compañera de primaria en el Colegio Humboldt de Caracas, Venezuela.
Nos reconectamos hace unos años y la seguí en su Blog. Seguimos en contacto y en la primavera del 2020 le comenté mi plan de empezar un Podcast. No se imaginan el entusiasmo con que recibió mi loca idea ese día. De ahí se convirtió en mi "cheerleader." Ja! Porque el mundo necesita gente llena de buena energia.
Comenzó su carrera como pianista continuando como Musicoterapeuta. Enseñó piano durante décadas. Blogger de "I'm On My Side.” Desde hace un tiempo se ha dedicado a descubrir su espíritu creativo. Su primer libro está en camino y practica el arte de la pintura, lo que ella llama “My Healing Art”. Alicia está en un aprendizaje constante. Ama la naturaleza en todas sus formas. Su misión es Ayudar a otros que han pasado por traumas y abusos a hacer un mundo mejor.
En este Episodio Alicia comparte la transformación de su vida, "de la oscuridad a la luz." Una historia llena de grandes dificultades, trauma y abuso, hasta descubrir que el poder estaba dentro de ella y así transformarla en crecimiento, evolución y resiliencia comenzando una nueva historia con una familia hermosa.
My guest is Jenny Toh.
Until recently, Jenny Toh was a Malaysian and Singaporean lawyer. On the personal front, she felt complete. A supportive husband, three wonderful children, close-knit friends, and her church community. However, she felt that she was not living her life to its fullest potential. She was looking for a new purpose in her career.
Jenny shares her story of transitioning careers, her doubts and her leap of faith. It all began with an idea and then with a strong desire that wasn't going away. We discussed her challenges as a perfectionist, her impostor syndrome, and how her lawyering skills complement her as a fantastic coach to support others in their journeys of searching for purpose.
My guest Andrew Campbell
Andrew is a musician, photographer, and videographer. He was born in Malaysia, lived in the UK, Canada, and Japan. His work has received awards in North America and Japan from Nikon, Frommer's Travel Guide, and Canadian Geographic Magazine. Architecture and portraiture are his primary interests; however, he enjoys the challenges that other genres of photography demand. He is here to share his artistic life journey.
His traits include flexibility and adaptability, and you'll hear how they've served him well. Ultimately he is a happy man because he has always followed his passions.
Let's enjoy his Story.
Dr. Margit Gabriele Muller is a veterinarian and Executive Director of Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital. She is also an award-winning author of the book "Your Pet, Your Pill" and a professional certified coach and speaker.
Margit tells a captivating tale of her journey from overcoming childhood trauma to becoming a highly respected veterinarian. She also shares a personal aspect of her life, growing up with a mother diagnosed with schizophrenia and how animals have therapeutic benefits for mental health.
Imagine being the only Western woman working at the largest Falcon hospital in the Middle East. Margit became the first female falcon doctor in the male-dominated world of Arab falconry. She tells of her remarkable experiences at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, where she faced resistance from staff and falconers but succeeded through resilience and her knowledge of German veterinary practices. Under her leadership, the Falcon Hospital has become a major tourist attraction, sharing knowledge about this fascinating tradition. Our conversation takes us on an insightful journey through the mesmerizing world of falconry in the Middle East, where these majestic birds are deeply embedded into the daily life of the Bedouins. Margit's narration of the bond between a falcon and its owner, the preventive measures for a falcon's long life, and the protective glove for the handler's arm is nothing less than fascinating.
As we wrap up our conversation, Margit discusses her coaching program, Deep Inner Transformation in 30 Days, and how regression therapy can bring about powerful changes. You will surely be captivated by Margit's experiences and the unique insights she gets from her world.
To connect with Dr. Margit Gabriele Muller https://www.coachformentalhealth.com/
Discover the captivating story of Edward - a versatile video producer and digital nomad. Follow his journey filled with ups and downs - from experimenting in various niches to establishing a thriving career in the tech industry. Edward's tale is a testament to his tenacity and perseverance in the face of challenges.
His transition from nightlife to a career in tech brought him face-to-face with the importance of emotional intelligence, particularly in email communication. As he traverses through various European cities, leveraging platforms like Airbnb, Edward finds a change of scene and a plethora of opportunities outside of New York City. Along the way, he developed impressive SEO expertise and shared his journey on TikTok, paving the way for the 'Build in Public' movement. All this while emphasizing the importance of having fun and fostering a world filled with empathy.
Yet, the conversation doesn't end here. Edward talks about the value of sales skills, highlighting his experiences and struggles as he navigated the tech arena. He also shares his insights on the role of traditional education, the influence of books like 'How To Win Friends and Influence People,' and the power of networking. Finally, he opens up about the challenges and strengths of being neurodiverse, viewing it as a superpower. Tune in for a journey filled with insights, inspiration, and a raw look into the life of a digital nomad.
Let's enjoy his story.
To connect with Edward, IG: @edward.builds
To listen to his show: The Edward Show
After suffering health challenges that resulted from focusing on everyone and everything but herself, Dr. Alex's work turned towards helping other driven women navigate the world of fatigue, thyroid issues, anxiety and depression, difficulty losing weight, gut health and more without using medications. This is a journey of resilience, strength and self-discovery. Dr. Alex shares her compelling personal narrative. From her unexpected journey into motherhood in the challenging terrain of Alaska to her battle with a toxic environment and troubled marriage, Dr. Alex's story is a testament to the power of setting boundaries and redefining personal integrity.
Dr. Alexandra Swenson-Ridley is a thought leader in outside-the-box and natural approaches to women's health and hormones, focusing on what she has termed Selfless Syndrome.
Entering the tumultuous world of entrepreneurship, Dr. Alex faced the burnout many business owners fear. But rather than succumb to the pressure, she used this experience as a springboard to her greater purpose. From managing her business and leading a team to finding her passion as an Integrative Women's Health Coach and pursuing a Ph.D. in Integrative and Natural Medicine, she's a testament to the importance of working within our zone of genius.
We also delve into the crucial topic of hormonal balance and self-worth, discussing the impact of stress on our hormones and the importance of understanding our internal environment. We broach the challenges of Western medicine and women's health and how understanding our bodies is the key to well-being.
To connect with Dr. Alex: www.gemstonepractice.com
Have you ever questioned the strength of the human spirit in the face of adversity? Here is Andrew Davie, who recounts his captivating fight against a ruptured brain aneurysm. A former budding author, Andrew takes us through the intensely personal twists and turns of his life following that fateful day at the airport. He sheds light on the gruelling process of physical healing and the slower, often overlooked journey of emotional recovery that ensued.
Imagine a life-altering event that forces you to reevaluate and redefine your dreams, emotional connections, and the essence of joy. Thrown into such an upheaval, Andrew grapples with his new reality. He candidly discusses the emotional roller coaster he endured after his physical recovery, his dreams of becoming a published author put on hold, and the struggle to navigate the changes in his emotional landscape. However, Andrew emerges with a newfound appreciation for beauty and a fresh perspective on life.
Lastly, we delve into Andrew's present and future. Andrew recently started a Clinical Mental Health Counseling program keen on assisting others in their recovery from brain injuries. Andrew's journey serves as a beacon of hope for those dealing with similar experiences, underlining the essence of resilience and the power of hope.
In this episode, I had a heartfelt conversation with Mary Giuliani, an excellent life coach who shared her inspiring recovery journey from childhood trauma and addiction. Her story sheds light on the significant impact of childhood trauma and the challenging journey to overcome it. Throughout the conversation, Mary's insights and experiences offer hope and encouragement to anyone struggling with similar issues.
Mary's story is a 30-year journey of recovery from trauma and addiction. She shares her experience with various therapies, including EMDR, neurofeedback, mindfulness, and community-building that enabled her to heal and find self-compassion.
Mary Giuliani is a Master Certified Coach and keynote speaker specializing in helping survivors heal from complex trauma and achieve long-term recovery with food, weight, and substances.
Can you imagine the strength and resilience it would take to endure a 29-hour labour and then face the hardships of trying to conceive a second child? These are the realities Nicole Smith had to grapple with, along with the even more challenging experience of raising a child diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy.
To connect with Nicole: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolemysmith/
Here is a tale of adventure, culture, and entrepreneurial spirit from Silke Ortmann. Silke is a professional kiteboarder who traded the hustle and structure of life in major cities for the laid-back lifestyle of Isla de Margarita, Venezuela. From her discovery of kiteboarding to her love for the local culture and the vibrant community, Silke's story is one of personal growth and resilience.
Our conversation takes a thrilling turn as Silke shares her experiences kiteboarding in El Yaque, a hub for enthusiasts of the sport. We delve into the technicalities of the sport, the importance of safety, and how the sport has evolved over the years. Prepare to be transported to a world where the wind is your guide and the ocean your playground. But it's not just about kiteboarding. The heart and soul of Venezuela, its food, people, and spontaneity, add a beautiful layer to Silke's story. We contrast this vibrant lifestyle with the more structured life in major cities and explore the underrated value of a close-knit community.
To connect with Silke & Guacuco restaurant: @guacucosurf
This is a journey with Guy Morris, a former Fortune 100 business leader with a past you won't believe. He is opening up about his life story. He reveals the tale of a 13-year-old boy who fled home and became homeless. He battled mental health issues, addiction, and living on the streets. The story shifts from a painful journey of homelessness to a life of purpose, demonstrating the power of resilience and the importance of never giving up, no matter the odds.
Guy Morris has had a distinguished career spanning 36 years as a leader in the software, high-tech, and global energy sectors. In addition to his professional achievements, he has pursued many other interests. Guy has written songs for Disney Records, written screenplays for Sojourn Entertainment, holds a patent for his inventions, and is a licensed Coast Guard charter captain and a certified PADI diver and adventurer. Today, he is an accomplished author and publisher of intelligent, well-researched thrillers.
Guy's life proves you can rise from the rubble and create a legacy. Through conversations, we follow Guy's remarkable transition from a struggling student to an ace scholar, uncovering his keen interest in the sciences and the philosophy of the Renaissance. Alongside these personal revelations, he shares the excitement of his daring journey into writing a historical novel that unravels a centuries-old mystery involving a real-life pirate and a lost city.
Prepare for an episode packed with resilience, discovery, and inspiration.
To learn more about all his fascinating THRILLERS books: https://www.guymorrisbooks.com/
The Army investigated, arrested, and tried to break LT. Col. Jason G. Pike. Since the age of seven, he has refused to be defined by his early learning disability diagnosis and instead bravely forged his path toward success. Jason's journey is chronicled in his National Best Selling Book, Soldier Against All Odds.
To connect with Jason: https://www.jasonpike.org/
Welcome to Episode #114
Join me on an unfolding journey of my guest, Ryan Delaney, as he leans into his 60th birthday, armed with the resilience and strength he's gleaned from his time on this earth. Ryan's life story is nothing short of a roller coaster ride, filled with lessons learned from his parents, triumphs and tribulations in the music industry, and a splash of an unexpected career change.
Let's enjoy his story!