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Stories Of The Soul

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We live our daily lives thinking that no one can see what’s going on inside of us. We wish to be seen and heard. We wish for that pain to just go away. Stories of the Soul brings you stories of people you meet every day. It opens your eyes to the depth that lies beneath the surface of every person’s exterior, just like the depth that lies beneath your exterior. In Stories of the Soul, you will listen to interviews with people from all walks of life. You will learn the beauty of digging deeper with your everyday relationships. You will also realize that you are not alone and that you are part of a bigger community of those who believe in the power of stories. You will learn that you can rise after your fall. And that you can own your healing as you’ve owned your pain. This podcast will be the springboard to your healing. Are you ready?

We live our daily lives thinking that no one can see what’s going on inside of us. We wish to be seen and heard. We wish for that pain to just go away. Stories of the Soul brings you stories of people you meet every day. It opens your eyes to the depth that lies beneath the surface of every person’s exterior, just like the depth that lies beneath your exterior. In Stories of the Soul, you will listen to interviews with people from all walks of life. You will learn the beauty of digging deeper with your everyday relationships. You will also realize that you are not alone and that you are part of a bigger community of those who believe in the power of stories. You will learn that you can rise after your fall. And that you can own your healing as you’ve owned your pain. This podcast will be the springboard to your healing. Are you ready?

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Najwa Zebian, Canada

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Podcasts

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We live our daily lives thinking that no one can see what’s going on inside of us. We wish to be seen and heard. We wish for that pain to just go away. Stories of the Soul brings you stories of people you meet every day. It opens your eyes to the depth that lies beneath the surface of every person’s exterior, just like the depth that lies beneath your exterior. In Stories of the Soul, you will listen to interviews with people from all walks of life. You will learn the beauty of digging deeper with your everyday relationships. You will also realize that you are not alone and that you are part of a bigger community of those who believe in the power of stories. You will learn that you can rise after your fall. And that you can own your healing as you’ve owned your pain. This podcast will be the springboard to your healing. Are you ready?

Twitter:

@najwazebian

Language:

English


Episodes

12 | Love VS. Attachment - Which One Do You Choose?

12/18/2019
In today’s impactful solo, Najwa reflects back on the first season of “The Stories of the Soul” podcast, and shares some powerful takeaways. The main theme that we touch upon is the difference between love and attachment. Often, our emotions prevail over our judgements and we fail to realize the difference between true love and toxic attachment. Why do women fail to let go off unfaithful partners who are the cause of emotional trauma? Is it because of societal pressures? Or, maybe it is...

Duration:00:15:30

011 | Najwa | Why Forgiveness Will Set You Free

12/4/2019
We have a special show today as good friend and business partner, Corey interviews Najwa who shares her how her take on forgiveness has evolved over the years. This show is a deeply personal one as Najwa shares some heart-wrenching details about how her near and dear ones caused her immense hurt and pain that changed the course of her life. Her struggle to forgive and forget affected Najwa’s mental and physical health. Sounds familiar? Has a refusal to forgive someone affected your...

Duration:00:38:46

010 | Corey | How to Bridge Emotional Distance with Your Parents

11/27/2019
In today’s show, Najwa interviews Corey who discusses the challenges of being raised by a single parent. In line with the theme of our show, listeners will learn how Corey eventually managed to forgive both his parents and then move on with his life. In the first segment of the show, Corey, Najwa’s business partner jogs his memory to share some of the first recollections of his childhood. One of his first memories is that of his mom crying after getting abruptly laid off. Is this when...

Duration:00:33:40

009 | Alana | How I Survived Emotional Manipulation and Regained My Mental Well-being

11/20/2019
In today’s show, our interviewee Alana shares her heart-wrenching and unbelievable tale of emotional manipulation. Our interviewee, an admirable young lady started struggling with postpartum anxiety in her thirties, met a charismatic and successful woman, a leader of a popular personal development company whom she thought would help her deal with this anxiety. Alana’s yearning for a powerful figure to lean on meant that she instantly started idolizing her “mentor”. However, the mentor had...

Duration:00:58:46

008 | Jenan | The Devastating Effect of War on Children & Families

11/13/2019
In today’s show, our interviewee Jenan recalls her move to Canada from war-stricken Lebanon and reveals the immense struggles she faced as she attempted to start a new life in a foreign country. This show starts with Jenan remembering how 30 years back, in 1989, her family fled Lebanon to escape war and find a better, secure life. As a 17-year-old who barely spoke English, Jenan found this move difficult to stomach. Failing to recognize her parent’s wisdom, she blamed them for taking her...

Duration:01:13:12

007 | Yoda | How to Overcome Your Personal Traumas and Rediscover Freedom and Peace

11/6/2019
In today’s show, our interviewee Yoda, a chef and author by profession, recalls a traumatic and deeply personal experience from her teenage years. This show starts with Yoda recalling her life as a 17-year old adventurous teen. Her story revolves mainly around Louis, her childhood friend. As is common in formative years, Louis developed feelings for our interviewee. However, Yoda was dismissive of these affections. To escape the monotony of small-town life, Yoda shares that she took to...

Duration:01:10:19

006 | Phillip Millar | A Compassionate Look at the Legal System and the Need to Cultivate Forgiveness

10/30/2019
This show starts with our interviewee, Phillip sharing his background information. A lawyer by profession, he also served in the military in Yugoslavia back in 1992. Phillip shares how war perpetrated a lack of forgiveness among the Yugoslavian people. This experience of his resulted in a keen desire to help people on a mass scale. How do you stop people from killing one another? How can you do your bit to get individuals, cultures, and groups to forget their animosity and forgive one...

Duration:01:04:09

005 | Sarah | What Poisons Your Water? Forgiveness Inside and Outside the Classroom

10/23/2019
In today’s show, our interviewee Sarah, a teacher by profession shares how adopting a rational attitude has allowed her to forgive and forget. As a bonus, listeners will get a peek into the teaching profession as our interviewee discusses the many challenges that she routinely faces. This show starts with Sarah sharing her background information. As an older person with rich and varied experiences, she has a refreshing approach to teaching. Listeners will learn how Sarah goes above and...

Duration:01:22:37

004 | David | How Forgiveness and Emotional Transparency can Help You Build Healthy Relationships with Your Parents

10/16/2019
In this show, Najwa conducts an emotional and insightful interview that is full of great tips on how to build or mend a parent-child relationship. In this show, our interviewee David reveals how his relationship with his father suffered a setback and they stopped talking for a while following a heated argument. A protective son, David stood up for his mother and asked his father to help out with household chores. His father did not take kindly to this suggestion, and, in a fit of anger,...

Duration:01:05:11

003 | Saira | Arranged Marriages: Breaking Out of Shame and Forgiveness

10/9/2019
In today’s show, our interviewee, Saira shares her heart-wrenching story in which she experiences a failed marriage, physical abuse, financial abuse, and emotional trauma. How did Saira manage to forgive the people who put her through this distress? Read on as we reveal her amazing story. Saira, Muslim by religion, was residing in Canada when she first met her ex-husband, a Saudi national. At the urging of friends and family, Saira ended up marrying her now ex-husband and moved to Saudi...

Duration:01:05:03

002 | Jenna | Moving on From Eating Disorders and Numbing Methods, Gaining Powerful Habits for Building Self Love

10/2/2019
In today’s show, Najwa interviews Jenna who shares her struggles with self-love and addiction. What are some of the negative consequences of a poor self-image? And, what are some effective ways of addressing these issues? Jenna started grappling with self-image issues when she hit puberty at the age of 13. As her body started to change, she became obsessed with losing weight. Slowly but surely, this led to bulimia. How did this eating disorder have a ripple effect on all aspects of her...

Duration:01:16:58

001 | Welcome To Stories Of The Soul

9/26/2019
This podcast was started because Najwa wants to connect with each and every one of us on a different level. To speak to us directly and share stories that will open our eyes to the world around us and let us know that we are not alone. The theme for the first season of this podcast is “Forgiveness.” This is because Najwa personally struggled with this for a very long time and had a different understanding of what she thought it meant to forgive someone. She openly shares her feelings...

Duration:00:22:53