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Lost a dear friend to suicide at 16, did not know what a lesson it would become. Now, at 65 I continue to appreciate the Best/Worst GiftfromAndrea.com that keeps me living! Life is complicated. It can at times, be more than we can bear. Have you lost someone, or perhaps you have teetered on the edge… and are still hanging on… Join me as I talk to others with similar stories. When you share your story, your burden is lightened. That is my hope for you. Join me as we share the tips, tweaks and other bits that keep us here. Alive. Join me to learn to laugh at yourself. It's the most important tool to have to keep you going. When you mess up, when it all seems too much. it’s time for a #Failabration #KeepBreathing and make the best of your today, every day! No matter what happens... #ChooseLife AND Work on your #gratitudeattitude. #LiveInTheMoment it's the only thing we really have. #KeepBreathing When the suicide ideation creeps in say #NotToday!

Lost a dear friend to suicide at 16, did not know what a lesson it would become. Now, at 65 I continue to appreciate the Best/Worst GiftfromAndrea.com that keeps me living! Life is complicated. It can at times, be more than we can bear. Have you lost someone, or perhaps you have teetered on the edge… and are still hanging on… Join me as I talk to others with similar stories. When you share your story, your burden is lightened. That is my hope for you. Join me as we share the tips, tweaks and other bits that keep us here. Alive. Join me to learn to laugh at yourself. It's the most important tool to have to keep you going. When you mess up, when it all seems too much. it’s time for a #Failabration #KeepBreathing and make the best of your today, every day! No matter what happens... #ChooseLife AND Work on your #gratitudeattitude. #LiveInTheMoment it's the only thing we really have. #KeepBreathing When the suicide ideation creeps in say #NotToday!

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Lost a dear friend to suicide at 16, did not know what a lesson it would become. Now, at 65 I continue to appreciate the Best/Worst GiftfromAndrea.com that keeps me living! Life is complicated. It can at times, be more than we can bear. Have you lost someone, or perhaps you have teetered on the edge… and are still hanging on… Join me as I talk to others with similar stories. When you share your story, your burden is lightened. That is my hope for you. Join me as we share the tips, tweaks and other bits that keep us here. Alive. Join me to learn to laugh at yourself. It's the most important tool to have to keep you going. When you mess up, when it all seems too much. it’s time for a #Failabration #KeepBreathing and make the best of your today, every day! No matter what happens... #ChooseLife AND Work on your #gratitudeattitude. #LiveInTheMoment it's the only thing we really have. #KeepBreathing When the suicide ideation creeps in say #NotToday!

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Episodes

Chris Michel shares his story

10/12/2021
Coach Chris Michel joined Elaine to share his story about his younger brothers suicide and Coach Chris' tribute golf outing to his brother's legacy. Chris told elaine, "The golf outing is called the Stryker Liker Open and was held on Oct 1, 2021. We had over 28 foursomes show up and we were able to raise over $10k for the Stuff the Bus campaign that my brother was passionate about. We will have another one in the fall of 2022." Email: cmconsulting84@gmail.com Personal...

Duration:00:29:58

Nancy Pickard - Bigger Better Braver

10/5/2021
Always looking at other people’s lives, comparing and never feeling whole without a man at my side, I discovered that I never even considered what it was that I wanted. Little by little, that changed. I like the woman I am now – ready to play big and make choices for me, I no longer need to live a life based on what anyone else thinks. You can too – and it begins when you understand the beliefs that keep you in whatever life situation you are in now. Ms. Pickard proves her methods work....

Duration:00:42:26

Laura Stack talks about Johnny

9/28/2021
Laura Stack was best known in the business world for her professional moniker, The Productivity Pro. Her 30-year career as a keynote speaker, bestselling author of eight productivity books, and corporate spokesperson came to a screeching halt on November 20, 2019, when her 19-year-old son, Johnny, died by suicide after becoming psychotic from dabbing high-THC marijuana concentrates. Laura responded by forming the nonprofit, Johnny’s Ambassadors, to educate parents and teens about the...

Duration:00:31:16

Lisa Sugarman's Story of Her Dad

9/21/2021
A mom, a nationally syndicated humor columnist, a parenting author, a speaker, a 13-year veteran of her town’s school system, and a radio talk show host in Boston, Lisa gets it. All of it. First hand. Lisa believes as parents, we need to be nimble and let our kids find their own path and make their own mistakes and learn to rise for themselves. Because the goal of parenting is to raise strong, capable, resilient humans who’ll thrive on their own. Lisa's Links e:...

Duration:01:05:47

David Jaques Mental Illness to Mental Health Advocacy

9/14/2021
David Jaques - Navigating Mental Illness to Mental Health Advocacy David is from London, England. He started his career at Barclays Bank, in which David specialized in the field of currency and interest rate risk management. He did that job in London and New York City, and re-located to Silicon Valley, California in 1994, where he worked as Treasurer of Silicon Valley Bank, the first CFO of PayPal, and CFO of various venture capital firms, including the venture arm of Nokia Corp. David...

Duration:00:30:29

Self-Forgiveness The Final Frontier

8/25/2021
Forgiveness it's worth its weight in gold. Here is the best part of my story. Here, after decades, I have now finally forgiven myself. Forgiving others doesn’t always come easy. Forgiving myself was almost impossible mostly because I didn’t even know I was supposed to forgive myself. “Holding onto anger/ resentment/a grudge is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. “ Shame and guilt were the poisons that I drank. Forgiveness is the greatest gift I ever gave myself.

Duration:00:30:58

Martika Whylly Suffers Many Losses

8/17/2021
Martika Whylly is an Author, Podcaster and Grief Counsellor. Her path to become a grief counsellor became clear sometime after she wrote the book Having fun with God. An autobiographical journey about death, loss and how she handled grief that transcended into peace of mind. Martika Whylly has studied with Ramtha - the enlightened one - for several years which led her to awareness and self-actualization. She enjoys sharing her experiences and hopes to inspire others to live a happy and...

Duration:00:30:32

Seth Hoffman tells his story

8/10/2021
Seth Hoffman: Grief Support Community Organizer | Orphan | Survive+Thrive | MSW | Elder Advocate | Writer | WFPB | NYC | Queer | Mindful | Lovingkindness | Grateful Seth says, "I lost my dad when I was 17 and my mom when I was 21. These losses sent me on a journey where I've fallen down and been picked up several times. And throughout these experiences, I always wanted to find people in my age group who could relate to me. So when I came upon this group in May of 2016 (when I was 24), I...

Duration:00:40:07

Jaikishaan Sharma

8/3/2021
Now an affiliate marketer Jaikishaan Sharma, shares his inspirational story and shares his wisdom and his newfound joy in life. After a car accident, Jaikishaan was wheelchair-bound for nearly three years. The rollercoaster of emotions, depression and anxiety sent his mind to a dark place. A baby daughter’s look lifted him out of that bad place and he chose life. The doctors told him there was less than a 5% chance that he’d ever walk again,” he changed that outcome and In January 2019, he...

Duration:00:41:07

Michele Bell The Grief Warrior

7/27/2021
Losing a brother you only recently came to know, is as raw for an amazing death shaman as it would be for anyone. Michele shares her story. "Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family." Death is a topic that most people prefer to avoid in everyday conversation. But for death shaman Michele Bell, it’s a daily centerpiece in her life journey, one whose stigma she’s working hard to remove by Illuminating the topic that is so often hushed. "I encourage a sturdy voice in the...

Duration:00:51:54

Suicide Ideation & Teenage Death Pact

7/20/2021
Things look different from the lens of a teen. When there is no long-term outlook and the future seems outside the possible. A look back at the beginning, as it turns out even earlier than I thought!

Duration:00:22:55

Lilly White a Mother's Journey and more

7/13/2021
Lilly White is a five time Author, Host to AAA (Angels, Archetypes, Astrology) workshops . She is a certified Archetype Consultant, Angel Therapist, Reiki Master, Certified Medium, Mentor, Grandma and Soul Companion., based in Almonte, Ontario. Lilly has opened events for Caroline Myss, John Holland ,Mona Lisa Shultz , Andrew Harvey and others. She is presently studying with Dr Norm Shealy as a Medical Intuitive. Her work has taken many on their own transformative spiritual journeys to...

Duration:00:34:24

Al Levin creator the Depression Files Tells his Story

7/6/2021
My name is Al Levin and I’m an assistant principal in a public elementary school. I’ve been in education for over twenty years. I’m married and have four children. I’ve completed all of the coursework in working towards a Co-Active coaching certificate through the Coaches Training Institute. The coaching work has allowed me to support the staff I work with in the public schools, as well as others who are seeking support in reaching their goals or working past challenging times in their...

Duration:00:42:08

Victor Janzen Shares his Adventure

6/29/2021
THIS IS VICTOR JANZEN Mental illnesses, mental health & addictions community reforms advocate, outside his day job as a project manager in the technology sector, mental illnesses activism is important to him & his family. He resides in Ontario Canada. From Victor: First things first. The American DSM-IV psychiatric manual states: “it is a disorder characterized by the presence of two or more identities or personality states that recurrently take control of the individual’s behavior...

Duration:00:49:56

Réal Andrews shares his Champion Story

6/22/2021
Emmy winning Actor, Author, Speaker & Transformational Coach After completing the Hawaii Ironman on two occasions, Réal found he had a passion for physical training. Creating Champions, through sharing his experiences, workout secrets and developing strategies to help every person he encounters succeed in achieving wellness within the mind, body and spirit. Specializing in a variety of fitness and exercise focuses, Réal has created quality programming for individuals and groups with the...

Duration:00:43:53

Rex Steven Sikes A Story of Transformation

6/15/2021
My guest on this episode is Rex Steven Sikes, First let me say, Rex has a wealth of knowledge and a wonderful giving heart. Rex is an actor, director and producer.an acting coach, He is a licensed and certified B.A.N.K.Code Trainer, a Master Trainer of NLP/DHE, and a Master Hypnotherapist and Hypnotist. Rex founded IDEA Seminars, and is creator of Mind Design™, the Attitude Activator™, and Directed Questions™. Rex is a thought leader, He's dedicated four decades to helping countless...

Duration:00:49:49

You have to Go Through the Pain to Make the Change

6/1/2021
My guest, Ken D Foster, is charming from the get go. That may seem a bit off topic in a pod about suicide. However, the pod is also about Zen, Forgiveness and all the pieces in between. Along with the charm, Ken emanates a real warmth and compassion. When ken shares his stories, it feels like being wrapped in a warm blanket. Listening to his wisdom, feeling his journey, had me at times, feeling like I was levitating out of my chair. So many amazing nuggets! Ken stresses that you need to...

Duration:01:12:12

Sandra Losty Recovery Coach shares her Story

5/25/2021
At the age of 10, Sandra's world changed. At sixteen Sandra became convinced she had a terrifying power: the ultimate power... By age 20 alcohol ran the show... It took a herculean effort and a terrifying reality check for Sandra to #ChooseLife and enter recovery. Today Sandra is a boon to all working the twitter sphere as @RecoveryHour helping those with addictions to get and stay on their own recovery path. Honoured to have Sandra as my guest and as my dear friend.

Duration:00:50:25

Debbie Cameron Social Entrepreneur Bought a Rope

5/12/2021
Elaine is joined by Debbie Cameron, long time successful serial entrepreneur, social entrepreneur, and philanthropist who opens up about the ramifications of mental and emotional abuse. You never know who else may have teetered on the edge... Thrilled to say Debbie #ChoseLife, and also has a #gratitudeattitude..

Duration:00:49:11

Sean-Dustin's Story

4/21/2021
Meeting Sean Dustin in Clubhouse was a bonus. I believe that all of us have the opportunity to shine. All of us have the opportunity to call on courage and make the difficult choices that can elevate us and cause us to improve. As a self professed abuser and manipulator, Sean is frank about all he has done and where he has been. It's not how many times you fall down... Its making sure the getting back up is the greater number!!

Duration:01:42:58