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Welcome to The Bright Side of Life, a captivating podcast that shares inspiring stories of individuals who have triumphed over pain, struggles, and grief, rediscovering their path towards a brighter tomorrow. Join us as we dive deep into the lives of these remarkable individuals who have not only overcome their darkest moments but have also embraced their resilience and transformed their lives for the better. Through heartfelt conversations and powerful narratives, our guests open up about their personal journeys, sharing the challenges they faced and the lessons they learned along the way. Whether you're seeking motivation, guidance, or simply a reminder that light can emerge from the darkest places, The Bright Side of Life is here to illuminate your path. Subscribe to The Bright Side of Life today and join us on this extraordinary journey of hope, resilience, and finding the joy that exists even in the face of adversity.

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Welcome to The Bright Side of Life, a captivating podcast that shares inspiring stories of individuals who have triumphed over pain, struggles, and grief, rediscovering their path towards a brighter tomorrow. Join us as we dive deep into the lives of these remarkable individuals who have not only overcome their darkest moments but have also embraced their resilience and transformed their lives for the better. Through heartfelt conversations and powerful narratives, our guests open up about their personal journeys, sharing the challenges they faced and the lessons they learned along the way. Whether you're seeking motivation, guidance, or simply a reminder that light can emerge from the darkest places, The Bright Side of Life is here to illuminate your path. Subscribe to The Bright Side of Life today and join us on this extraordinary journey of hope, resilience, and finding the joy that exists even in the face of adversity.

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English

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Episodes

Dr. Bradley Nelson Reveals The Body Code and Emotion Code System for a Healthier You

9/26/2023
In this enlightening episode, I dive deep into the world of holistic health and emotional well-being with renowned expert Dr. Bradley Nelson. Join us as Dr. Nelson shares his profound insights into the revolutionary healing modalities of The Emotion Code and The Body Code system. Discover how these powerful techniques can help you unlock your body's natural healing potential and address long-standing emotional and physical imbalances. Dr. Nelson's decades of experience in energy medicine have led to remarkable transformations in countless lives, and now he's here to empower you with the knowledge and tools to transform yours. Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of how trapped emotions can impact your health and learn practical strategies to release them. Whether you're looking to optimize your well-being, overcome chronic health challenges, or simply want to live a more vibrant life, this episode is your gateway to a world of holistic healing and emotional liberation. Connect with Dr. Bradley Nelson: https://discoverhealing.com/ Visit the website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ Support the show

Duration:00:55:07

The Four Pillars of Joy with Barbara Heffernan

9/12/2023
In this transformative episode, we delve deep into the art of not just surviving but thriving in life. My esteemed guest, Barbara Heffernan, is an international life coach, course creator, entrepreneur, and founder of Awaken Joy. Join us as explore the 4 Pillars of Joy and unveil the secrets to transitioning from mere survival to a life filled with fulfillment, purpose, and joy. Barbara Heffernan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the conversation, having dedicated her career to understanding the profound impact of these four fundamental qualities on our well-being. Barbara Heffernan is an international life coach, course creator, entrepreneur, and founder of Awaken Joy. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of personal growth and transformation and has helped thousands of people to overcome their challenges and live more joyful and fulfilling lives For over twenty years, Barbara worked as a psychotherapist and EMDR consultant, specializing in trauma recovery, anxiety, and relationship issues. She has a deep understanding of the human psyche and uses a holistic and an integrative approach to therapy that combines traditional psychotherapy techniques with mindfulness, meditation, and other spiritual practices. Connect with Barbara: https://www.awakenjoy.life/ -------------------------------------------------------------------- 🎁 Limited Time Offer: Book Your Discounted Coaching Session! 🎁 Ready to take your self-worth journey to the next level? As a bonus for my valued listeners, I'm offering discounted coaching sessions for a limited time. As a self worth coach, I will provide personalized guidance and support on your path to empowerment. Fill out the Discovery Call Intake Form and I will be in touch asap to schedule a free discovery call. Empower yourself to create a life filled with confidence, purpose, and fulfillment. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock your true potential! Subscribe to The Bright Side of Life and share this episode with your loved ones and friends! Support the show Support the show

Duration:00:56:27

Embracing Surrender: A Path to Inner Peace, Spiritual Fulfillment, and Joy

8/30/2023
In this enlightening episode, join us on a journey towards inner peace and spiritual fulfillment as we dive into the profound concept of surrender. Our esteemed guest, J Malik, a seasoned spiritual and relationship coach, will expertly guide us through the transformative power of surrendering – letting go of control, releasing resistance, and embracing the flow of life. Uncover how surrendering can lead to a profound sense of well-being, both in our personal relationships and our spiritual growth. Whether you're seeking to deepen your understanding of self-discovery, improve your relationships, or simply feel more in tune with the universe, this episode offers invaluable insights and practical tips to help you embark on a path of surrender and ultimate joy. Connect with Jakal: http://www.jmalikteachings.com/ 🎁 Limited Time Offer: Book Your Discounted Coaching Session! 🎁 Ready to take your self-worth journey to the next level? As a bonus for my valued listeners, I'm offering discounted coaching sessions for a limited time. As a self worth coach, I will provide personalized guidance and support on your path to empowerment. Fill out the Discovery Call Intake Form and I will be in touch asap to schedule a free discovery call. Empower yourself to create a life filled with confidence, purpose, and fulfillment. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock your true potential! Subscribe to The Bright Side of Life and share this episode with your loved ones and friends! Support the show

Duration:01:20:09

Gabe Howard's Inspiring Journey Living with Bipolar Disorder

8/22/2023
In this enlightening episode of The Bright Side of Life, we delve into bipolar disorder with our special guest, Gabe Howard. Gabe is a passionate mental health advocate and a living testament to resilience in the face of mental health challenges. Gabe Howard, a prominent voice in the mental health community, provides listeners with a raw and authentic look into his personal journey living with bipolar disorder. Gabe is also the host of the popular Inside Mental Health and Inside Bipolar podcasts (from Healthline Media) . He is the only person living with serious and persistent mental illness to host a top award-winning podcast for a major media company. Through his compelling storytelling, he sheds light on the nuances of bipolar disorder, breaking down misconceptions and offering insights into what it truly means to navigate life with this condition. Listeners will gain a deeper understanding of the emotional highs and lows that come with bipolar disorder. Gabe's candid sharing educates and fosters a sense of connection, reminding us that we are not alone in our struggles. Throughout the episode, we discuss various aspects of bipolar disorder, from its impact on daily life and relationships to the importance of self-care and seeking support. Gabe's humor and candidness create a comfortable space for listeners to learn and empathize. Connect with Gabe: https://www.gabehoward.com/ 🎁 Limited Time Offer: Book Your Discounted Coaching Session! 🎁 Ready to take your self-worth journey to the next level? As a bonus for my valued listeners, I'm offering discounted coaching sessions for a limited time. As a self worth coach, I will provide personalized guidance and support on your path to empowerment. Fill out the Discovery Call Intake Form and I will be in touch asap to schedule a free discovery call. Empower yourself to create a life filled with confidence, purpose, and fulfillment. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock your true potential! Subscribe to The Bright Side of Life and share this episode with your loved ones and friends! Support the show

Duration:01:20:19

Heartfelt Insights: Meditation Explorations with Joshua Pollock

8/15/2023
Join us in this enlightening episode as we delve into the world of Heartfulness Meditation with a student and practitioner, Joshua Pollock. Joshua's journey into the realm of meditation began as a curious student, and over time, he not only mastered the art but also embraced the role of a dedicated teacher, guiding others on their paths to inner peace and self-discovery. In this episode, Joshua shares his personal voyage from being a meditation enthusiast to becoming a student and teacher of Heartfulness Meditation. We'll explore the philosophy and origins of Heartfulness, a unique practice that places a special emphasis on the heart's role in meditation. Discover the transformative power of Heartfulness as Joshua recounts his own experiences and the impact it has had on his life. We'll uncover the intricacies of the practice, including the four stages of relaxation, cleaning, meditation, and connection, each playing a vital role in nurturing a balanced and harmonious life. Throughout the conversation, Joshua sheds light on misconceptions about meditation and offers practical insights into seamlessly integrating Heartfulness into our daily routines. From managing stress to enhancing relationships and fostering mindfulness, this episode covers the diverse benefits that meditation can bring to our lives. Learn more about Heartfulness Meditation: https://heartfulness.org/en/ Are you ready to rewrite your self-worth story and step into a life of confidence, self-compassion, and empowerment? The wait is over – the transformative "Discover Your Inner Worth" group coaching program is here to guide you on this incredible journey! Program Highlights: 🔑 Start Date: Wednesday, August 23rd ⏰ Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (CST) 📍 Location: Virtual Sessions via Zoom What Awaits You: ✨ 8 Interactive Sessions to Ignite Your Self-Worth ✨ Personalized Action Planning for Lasting Transformation ✨ Peer Learning and Support from a Vibrant Community ✨ Practical Tools for Boosting Confidence and Self-Compassion Early Bird Special: Reserve your spot before [8/16/23] & invest in your growth for only $97! (Regular Price: $197) REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/3OMBn9H Visit our website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ Support the show

Duration:01:27:35

Finding Hope After Loss: A Father's Journey from Grief to Healing and Helping Others

8/8/2023
In this deeply moving episode, we sit down with a remarkable father, Tom Bender, who has not only navigated the heart-wrenching path of losing his son to the devastating effects of fentanyl but has also managed to transform his own life in order to extend a helping hand to others enduring grief as well. Join us as we delve into his inspiring journey of grief, resilience, and newfound purpose. Through candid conversations and poignant anecdotes, we explore the emotional rollercoaster of his experience and the unexpected turns that led him to embark on a career dedicated to supporting those who are grappling with loss. From the depths of sorrow emerged a beacon of hope, as he channels his grief into a powerful force for change. Connect with Tom here: https://www.instagram.com/heroesingrief/ https://www.facebook.com/HeroesInGrief https://www.youtube.com/@HeroesInGrief **🎁 Limited Time Offer: Book Your Discounted Coaching Session! 🎁** Ready to take your self-worth journey to the next level? As a bonus for my valued listeners, I'm offering discounted coaching sessions for a limited time. As a self worth coach, I will provide personalized guidance and support on your path to empowerment. Fill out the Discovery Call Intake Form and I will be in touch asap to schedule a free discovery call. Empower yourself to create a life filled with confidence, purpose, and fulfillment. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock your true potential! Subscribe to The Bright Side of Life and share this episode with your loved ones and friends! Support the show

Duration:01:17:49

From Separation to Resilience: Unraveling Trauma, Finding Purpose, and Inspiring Change

8/1/2023
In this episode my guest, Barbara Lane and I delve into her riveting life story who was born as the ninth of eleven sisters, only to be separated due to a broken family and placed into foster care. For forty-three years, she lived apart from her siblings until Barbara goes on her remarkable quest to reconnect with her long-lost sisters and unravel the intriguing mystery of her family of origin. The episode explores how working through trauma can shed light on one's passion and purpose in life. Barbara shares her inspiring journey of healing, resilience, and self-discovery, revealing how her experiences shaped her passions and led her to find her purpose. We also delve into the significance of bonding and attachment in building human resilience and fostering mental, spiritual, and physical health. Barbara's story highlights the transformative power of strong connections and how they contribute to one's ability to overcome adversity. Throughout the episode, we discuss the impact of faith and hope in the face of grim circumstances. Barbara's unwavering faith played a vital role in her journey of healing and reunion with her siblings, showing the strength that can be found in maintaining faith during challenging times. We further explore the cycle of generational abuse and how trauma can perpetuate across generations. We shed light on the challenges faced by individuals aging out of the foster care system and the need for support from communities to improve the foster care system. You will gain actionable steps to take in their communities to support foster care and create positive change. Moreover, we touch upon the significance of understanding resilience and how it can be unlocked to create a transformative impact on individuals' lives. The episode also delves into the power of premonitions and the importance of listening to them. Barbara shares her own experiences with premonitions, showcasing how paying attention to these inner messages can lead to profound insights and decisions. Connect with Barbara: https://barbaralane.info/ **🎁 Limited Time Offer: Book Your Discounted Coaching Session! 🎁** Ready to take your self-worth journey to the next level? As a bonus for my valued listeners, I'm offering discounted coaching sessions for a limited time. As a self worth coach, I will provide personalized guidance and support on your path to empowerment. Fill out the Discovery Call Intake Form and I will be in touch asap to schedule a free discovery call. Empower yourself to create a life filled with confidence, purpose, and fulfillment. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock your true potential! Subscribe to The Bright Side of Life and share this episode with your loved ones and friends! Support the show

Duration:01:13:42

Embrace Your Inner Brilliance - A Self-Worth Roadmap

7/25/2023
In this empowering episode, we are diving deep into the transformative journey of self-discovery with my "Self-Worth Roadmap: Embrace Your Inner Brilliance." Join us as we explore how to break free from self-doubt, conquer your inner critic, and embrace your true worth. Unlock the incredible person you are with our exclusive guide designed to empower you on this transformative journey. From understanding the true meaning of self-worth to cultivating self-compassion and silencing that nagging inner critic, each step on this roadmap is crafted to help you discover the unshakable confidence within. 🌈 Discover Your True Worth: 🌈 In this episode, I guide you through powerful techniques to identify and overcome the self-limiting beliefs that have held you back. Cultivate self-compassion, nurture a supportive inner dialogue, and embrace your authentic self, celebrating your unique strengths and values. 🌟 Embrace Unwavering Self-Belief: 🌟 Build resilience to navigate life's challenges with grace and embrace change as an opportunity for growth. Design a compelling vision for your life and set meaningful goals that align with your newfound sense of self-worth. **🎁 Limited Time Offer: Book Your Discounted Coaching Session! 🎁** Ready to take your self-worth journey to the next level? As a bonus for my valued listeners, I'm offering discounted coaching sessions for a limited time. As a self worth coach, I will provide personalized guidance and support on your path to empowerment. Fill out the Discovery Call Intake Form and I will be in touch asap to schedule a free discovery call. Empower yourself to create a life filled with confidence, purpose, and fulfillment. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock your true potential! Subscribe to The Bright Side of Life and share this episode with your loved ones to spread the message of self-worth far and wide. Support the show

Duration:00:48:12

Mastering Financial Bliss: A Deep Dive into Ken Honda's Happy Money Philosophy

7/18/2023
I am thrilled to have Ken Honda, renowned author and expert on the "Happy Money" concept, join me to share his profound insights. Discover how Ken's philosophy can transform your relationship with money, bringing you true financial joy and abundance. In this enlightening conversation, Ken explains the essence of Happy Money and how it differs from conventional views of wealth. Learn practical strategies to cultivate a positive and joyful connection with money, making it a tool for personal growth and making a positive impact. Discover the power of gratitude in financial transactions and the art of joyful giving and receiving. Ken shares actionable tips to help you shift from a scarcity mindset to an abundance mindset, opening up new possibilities for financial success. Listen as Ken reveals inspiring stories of individuals who have experienced life-changing transformations by embracing the principles of Happy Money. Find inspiration and motivation to reshape your own financial reality. This episode is a must-listen if you're ready to unlock the secrets to financial happiness and create a life of abundance. Join us as we delve into Ken Honda's Happy Money philosophy and embark on a journey toward a brighter financial future. --------------------------------------------------------- Ken Honda is a best-selling self-development author in Japan, with book sales surpassing seven million copies since 2001. Now, he is sharing his work with English-speaking readers in the United States and beyond. His latest book is called “Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money” Connect with Ken: https://kenhonda.com/ Visit our website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ I appreciate your support in helping me continue to produce valuable content. If you enjoy the podcast and find it beneficial in your personal growth journey, I kindly ask you to consider supporting the show through a donation. Your generosity will enable me to keep bringing you inspiring episodes and empowering discussions with expert guests like Ken Honda. To make a contribution and support the mission, please visit here. I am grateful for your support, and together, we can positively impact the lives of many. Thank you! Support the show

Duration:00:52:50

Embracing Authenticity: Overcoming People Pleasing and Perfectionism with Life Coach Amy Green Smith

7/11/2023
In this insightful episode of "Embracing Authenticity," join us as we explore the powerful topics of people-pleasing and perfectionism. My esteemed guest, life coach Amy Green Smith, shares her expertise and practical strategies for breaking free from these self-limiting behaviors and embracing your true self. Discover the roots of people pleasing and perfectionism, and how they can hinder personal growth and happiness. Amy guides us through demystifying perfectionism, helping us differentiate between healthy striving and detrimental perfectionistic tendencies. Learn how to cultivate self-awareness, set healthy boundaries, and foster self-compassion. Join us on a journey of self-discovery as we navigate the path to authenticity. Amy provides actionable tips to overcome the cycle of people-pleasing and perfectionism, empowering you to let go of unrealistic expectations and embrace self-acceptance. Unlock the transformative power of authenticity and cultivate a life aligned with your true desires. Whether you struggle with putting others' needs before your own or find yourself constantly seeking approval, this episode offers valuable insights and guidance. Embrace imperfections, practice self-care, and embrace vulnerability as you journey toward personal fulfillment and self-worth. Connect with Amy: http://amygreensmith.com Visit our website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ I appreciate your support in helping me continue to produce valuable content. If you enjoy the podcast and find it beneficial in your personal growth journey, I kindly ask you to consider supporting the show through a donation. Your generosity will enable me to keep bringing you inspiring episodes and empowering discussions with expert guests like Amy Green Smith. To make a contribution and support the mission, please visit here. I am grateful for your support, and together, we can positively impact the lives of many. Thank you! Support the show

Duration:01:13:15

Unlocking Your Potential: Understanding and Embracing Your Highest Self

7/4/2023
In this episode, we dive deep into the concept of living from higher laws and embracing radical self-responsibility for true freedom with guest Lee Davy. Join us as we explore how understanding and embracing our highest selves can lead to a life of fulfillment and purpose, beyond all illusions. In the first segment, we focus on the power of knowing thyself. Next, we delve into the incredible importance of breath and its profound impact on our well-being. We shed light on the benefits of deep, intentional breath work and its impact on our neurophysiology. Tune in as we uncover the secrets to harnessing the power of breath to enhance relaxation, reduce stress, and cultivate a heightened sense of presence. Lee Davy is an inspirational author, creator,speaker, retreat host, breathwork specialist and leader in global health. The co-founder of Connected Community, co-steward of the Unified Alliance, co-owner of Imiloa Institute, founder of 5D Breathwork, and co-creator of the Breathwork Atrium has worked with clients one on one and with groups all over the world for more than 20 years. Lee shares his voice, story, journey, passion and compassion to support others in their journeys - should they ask for assistance - to fully understand and embrace their highest selves - beyond all illusion. Connect with Lee: http://www.lee-davy.com/ Visit our website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ Support the show

Duration:01:16:16

Transformed by MMA: A Former UFC Fighter's Inspiring Journey of Personal Growth and Empowering Youth

6/27/2023
In this episode I have the privilege of diving deep into the life of a former UFC fighter, Mike Rodriguez who has an incredible story to share. Join us as he reveals how the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has played a pivotal role in shaping him into the remarkable individual he is today. Prepare to be inspired as we explore his transformative journey, from the intense physical training to the mental fortitude required to excel in the world of professional fighting. Discover how MMA has not only honed his combat skills but also instilled in him a powerful sense of discipline, resilience, and personal growth. But that's not all – Mike doesn't stop at his personal achievements. He has extended his passion for MMA to positively impact the lives of countless youth. Learn about the meaningful ways he's leveraging his experience to empower the younger generation, imparting valuable life lessons, self-confidence, and fostering an environment of growth and development. Whether you're a fan of MMA, seeking personal inspiration, or interested in making a difference in the lives of young people, this episode is an absolute must-listen. Join us as we uncover the profound impact MMA has had on this former UFC fighter's life, and how he's paying it forward by helping youth navigate their own unique journeys. Connect with Mike : http://micksplace.blog Level Ground MMA: https://bit.ly/3NulYZS Visit our website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ Support the show

Duration:00:48:43

Survivor of Long COVID Launches Inspiring Charity to Support Fellow Sufferers.

6/20/2023
In this episode, we have the privilege of hearing the incredible story of Tim Husereau, a remarkable individual who is not only triumphing over the challenges of Long COVID but has also turned his experience into a catalyst for positive change. Join us as we delve into his inspiring journey of survival, resilience, and the creation of a charity that extends a helping hand to others facing similar battles. Show Highlights: Takeaways: Join us as we delve into this inspiring conversation with Tim', a beacon of hope for all those affected by Long COVID. His remarkable journey serves as a reminder that even in the face of adversity, compassion, resilience, and determination can pave the way for a brighter future. For more information on Tim's charity Fish Out of Water and how you can get involved, visit https://fowus.org/. The Bright Side of Life Podcast is available on all podcast platforms. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review! Support the show

Duration:01:28:41

From Grief to Purpose: A Woman's Journey of Healing and Legacy. Kera Sanchez's Story.

6/13/2023
Welcome to The Bright Side Life where we share inspiring stories of personal transformation and resilience. In today's episode, we have a special guest, Kera Sanchez, who turned her grief into purpose after experiencing the unexpected loss of her mother. Kera has since created a guided journal that serves as a heartfelt gift for loved ones. In this conversation, Kera opens up about her journey of healing and how she found the strength to channel her grief into something meaningful. She shares the challenges she faced, the lessons she learned, and the moments of clarity that inspired her to create the guided journal. Through Kera's story, we explore the profound impact of loss and the importance of finding purpose amidst pain. We delve into the transformative power of journaling and how it can be a powerful tool for self-reflection, healing, and leaving a lasting legacy. Join us as we uncover Kera's personal experiences and the inspiration behind her guided journal. We discuss the journal's unique prompts, exercises, and meaningful messages that help individuals create a heartfelt gift for their loved ones. Whether you've experienced loss yourself or want to gain insight into the healing process, this episode offers valuable lessons and a message of hope. Kera's story is a testament to the human spirit and the resilience that can emerge even in the darkest of times. Grab Legacy Letters here: https://www.legacylettersjournal.com/ The Bright Side of Life Podcast website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ Support the show

Duration:01:10:54

Unlocking Tranquility: Exploring the Benefits and Techniques of Meditation

6/6/2023
Lets delve into the fascinating world of meditation, exploring its numerous benefits and sharing a mind-blowing personal experience. Join me as I uncover the transformative power of this ancient practice and how it can positively impact our lives. First, I discuss the wide-ranging benefits of meditation. From reducing stress and anxiety to enhancing focus and creativity, meditation offers a plethora of advantages for both our mental and physical well-being. I explore the scientific research behind these benefits and highlight the positive impact meditation can have on our daily lives. Get ready to hear an incredible firsthand account of a meditation experience like no other. I share an extraordinary and deeply personal story of a meditation session that led to a truly mind-bending encounter. Check out this episode for an opportunity to deepen your understanding of meditation and unlock the door to inner peace and self-discovery. Check out our website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ Support the show

Duration:00:52:16

Kalen Dion's story. The power of writing and its therapeutic value.

5/30/2023
Kalen Dion is an author and visual artist who addresses topics such as oppression, abuse, mental health, and prevailing cultural paradigms. A lover of all things creative. Kalen Dion has taken his work beyond the realm of mere artistic expression and into the fields of philosophy, cultural commentary, and human behavior. Channeling his personal experiences with abuse, alcoholism, and mental health, his work strikes very pragmatic chords, making his expression accessible and relatable to an incredibly broad audience, reaching millions of people every day. In this episode we discuss: -Kalen's personal story of healing and mental health - How he used writing as therapy and transformed that into a way to help others -The power of writing - His writing style and the topics he's passionate about Connect with Kalen here: https://www.kalendionpoetry.com/ -------------------------------------------- Join The Bright Side of Life Community today to save 20% OFF your monthly or yearly Membership: https://bit.ly/42lw7gY When you join the Bright Side of Life community, you will gain access to this supportive and positive community where you can connect with others on the same journey. You will have the opportunity to participate in engaging activities and events that promote personal growth and well-being. Additionally, you will receive inspiration and resources to help you live a happier and more fulfilling life. This will look like developing new skills, gaining knowledge, building confidence, overcoming challenges, achieving your goals, and expanding your community. As a result, you will grow and evolve and be better equipped to succeed in your endeavors while cultivating more joy! Checkout our website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ Support the show

Duration:01:14:57

Kohdi Rayne's Story. Develop healthy coping skills and strategies for dealing with addiction and mental health issues.

5/23/2023
Kohdi Rayne is a respected voice in sobriety and recovery. He is a master coach, creator of the world-famous Beyond Sober sobriety masterclass, Unlabeled Recovery program, international best-selling author, social media influencer with over half a million followers, and liver failure survivor, Kohdi's life is a testament to the power of transformation and the human spirit. In this episode we discuss: -his personal story - who is likely to become addicted or become an alcoholic -Addiction VS. Abuse -difference between sobriety and recovery -why AA and therapy aren’t working anymore -how we can overcome any addiction (food, sex, drugs, alcohol, etc) -healthy coping mechanisms -the power that of neural plasticity -The power of meditation and mindfulness -what’s happening in your brain when you want to grab a drink or drugs, sex, food Connect with Kohdi here: http://www.sobernotsober.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------ If you would like to donate to the GoFundMe, you can do so here: https://www.gofundme.com/manage/get-a-vehicle-after-mine-was-stolen If you prefer to donate via Venmo you can so here: https://venmo.com/u/Melissa-Bright-5 Thank you so much for your support! The Bright Side of Life Podcast website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ Support the show

Duration:01:25:32

How you can change your money beliefs. Spencer Sherman's story.

5/16/2023
Spencer Sherman (MBA, CFP®) is helping transform our relationship to money from fear and confusion to ease and enough. Since founding Abacus, a values-driven independent financial firm, Spencer has been bringing his business acumen and 30+ year meditation and emotional intelligence practice to help people of all wealth levels experience confidence and freedom with their finances. A New York native living in California, he is the author of Cure for Money Madness, on the faculty of NYU’s Inner MBA program, and is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher. Access his Fearless Finance training program at Spencer-Sherman.com. In this episode, financial advisor Spencer Sherman shares his insights on identifying beliefs that may be hindering our financial success. Here are the five key takeaways from our conversation: This podcast is for informational purposes only. The opinions expressed are not the opinions of Abacus Wealth Partners, the firm that Spencer founded. Should you wish to connect with a financial advisor, we welcome you to schedule a free introductory 15 minute phone call. Once your financial needs are understood, we would be happy to help you find the best fit If you would like to donate to the GoFundMe, you can do so here: https://www.gofundme.com/manage/get-a-vehicle-after-mine-was-stolen If you prefer to donate via Venmo you can so here: https://venmo.com/u/Melissa-Bright-5 Thank you so much for your support! The Bright Side of Life Podcast website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ Support the show

Duration:01:13:55

The power of positivity. Kristen Butler's story.

5/9/2023
Kristen Butler is a bestselling author and the CEO of Power of Positivity, a community with over 50 MM followers globally. Kristen was awarded SUCCESS Magazine's Emerging Entrepreneur in 2022. She is a leader, writer, and visionary in personal development with a huge heart and captivating authenticity. Her mission is to uplift the planet! Kristen passionately started Power of Positivity in 2009 after completely transforming her life from rock bottom using the power of positive thinking. Kristen contributes her transformation to a positive mindset, her relationship with God, and an active, plant-based lifestyle. In this episode, we discuss the following: - the benefits of living a positive lifestyle - Kristen's definition of the comfort zone and why it goes against everything we've been taught (in a good way) - how we can get through hard times without them keeping us stuck there - how to start moving from burnout and stress to ease and flow Connect with Kristen here: http://www.positivekristen.com Visit our website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/ Support the show

Duration:01:02:46

Feng Shui and the mindfulness connection. Anjie Cho's story.

5/3/2023
As humans, we spend a lot of time in our homes, and the way we interact with our surroundings can have a profound impact on our well-being. Our guest, Anjie Cho, a feng shui practitioner and educator, shares her own expertise on feng shui. Feng shui is an ancient Chinese practice that seeks to harmonize individuals with their environment. In this podcast episode, we explore the relationship between feng shui and mindfulness. We delve into how our environment affects our well-being and how we can create a harmonious relationship with our home. Anjie Cho is a creator of holistic spaces, specifically focused on designing interiors and teaching feng shui and meditation. She's guided thousands of people to harmonize their living spaces through the ancient practice of feng shui. Anjie is the feng shui expert at The Spruce, co-founder of the Mindful Design Feng Shui School, co-host of the Holistic Spaces podcast, and owner of Anjie Cho Architect. She’s the author of two books Holistic Spaces and Mindful Homes. Get Anjie's book here: https://amzn.to/3Zx6LuV Connect with Anjie here: http://mindfuldesignschool.com -------------------------------------------------------- Melissa is asking for your support to help her raise money to get a vehicle after hers was stolen last week. By donating just a small amount, you can help her during the challenging financial hardship. To donate, click here: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/support/ or directly to her Venmo: https://venmo.com/u/Melissa-Bright-5 Thank you for helping with these efforts during this difficult time—It's supporters like you that help make the burden a little bit lighter for her. *If there is another way you would like to help support her, you can reach out to her via the contact form on her website: https://www.thebrightsideoflifepodcast.com/contact/ Support the show

Duration:01:07:13