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Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity

Religion & Spirituality Podcas

Resilience isn’t about bouncing back, but bouncing forward. Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity brings powerful stories and fearless conversations from experts in the field of business, relationships, emotional, physical and mental health, and faith-based communities together to give practical insight on how there is always a flip side to every story. Each episode creates a brave space that combines proven lessons from neuroscience, powerful tools from authentic connection, key principles from life lessons, and practical promises from faith-based insights. Trauma, toxic stress, broken habits and hurting hearts don’t define destiny, but peace isn’t passive. It requires an exchange. To create a flip and access peace in the middle of the pieces, you are challenged to make an exchange of the lies that have kept you mentally hostage in basement moments for a Steps of Growth framework, which cultivates a shift toward growth planning and forward movement.

Resilience isn’t about bouncing back, but bouncing forward. Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity brings powerful stories and fearless conversations from experts in the field of business, relationships, emotional, physical and mental health, and faith-based communities together to give practical insight on how there is always a flip side to every story. Each episode creates a brave space that combines proven lessons from neuroscience, powerful tools from authentic connection, key principles from life lessons, and practical promises from faith-based insights. Trauma, toxic stress, broken habits and hurting hearts don’t define destiny, but peace isn’t passive. It requires an exchange. To create a flip and access peace in the middle of the pieces, you are challenged to make an exchange of the lies that have kept you mentally hostage in basement moments for a Steps of Growth framework, which cultivates a shift toward growth planning and forward movement.

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United States

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Resilience isn’t about bouncing back, but bouncing forward. Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity brings powerful stories and fearless conversations from experts in the field of business, relationships, emotional, physical and mental health, and faith-based communities together to give practical insight on how there is always a flip side to every story. Each episode creates a brave space that combines proven lessons from neuroscience, powerful tools from authentic connection, key principles from life lessons, and practical promises from faith-based insights. Trauma, toxic stress, broken habits and hurting hearts don’t define destiny, but peace isn’t passive. It requires an exchange. To create a flip and access peace in the middle of the pieces, you are challenged to make an exchange of the lies that have kept you mentally hostage in basement moments for a Steps of Growth framework, which cultivates a shift toward growth planning and forward movement.

Language:

English


Episodes

Audacity, Access and Advocacy

9/22/2022
Audacity, Access and Advocacy create the toolkit for polishing an equity lens and moving from F.E.A.R. to intentional action, from isolation to inclusion, and from silos to community. This conversation allows participants to embrace diversity and examine equity with the intentionality of sparking change that celebrates the beauty of difference and creates room for divergent perspectives. On the flip side of fear, we can examine ways to plan for supportive environments for students and...

Duration:00:57:28

Embrace Life

9/15/2022
Checking boxes that provide affirmation that “I have ARRIVED”, may have felt amazing initially but eventually led to dissatisfaction, discontentment, and discouragement. During Dr. Renai Ellison’s life’s journey, losing herself in her struggle for acceptance, validation, and love, has caused her to not just veer of her life path of self-discovery, it has completely impeded her path to self-discovery. Acknowledging, accepting, and affirming her relationship with the Lord has been her anchor...

Duration:00:56:52

The Greatest Wealth is Health (part 2)

9/8/2022
Using her 30 years of experience as a nurse, nurse educator, and entrepreneur, Shannon Jackson, The People’s Nurse, has the mission to motivate, educate, and inspire others to live their lives without limits. Join us as we explore the importance of health in marginalized communities and the power individuals have to take control of their health. We hear the terms health and wellness frequently and they are often utilized interchangeably, yet the implications are marginally unique from one...

Duration:00:53:05

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You: From A Sickle Cell Caregiver

9/1/2022
I've taken my pain and turned it into a big part of my purpose. Learning I was a sickle cell trait carrier came out from the shadows. Honestly, I had never heard the term before. The more I inquired, it felt like something people wanted me to whisper about behind closed doors. However, I refused to whisper. Instead, whenever I receive the chance to discuss sickle cell trait I speak freely about it, and I happily welcome conversations about sickle cell disease. Advocacy gave me the power I...

Duration:00:57:37

Preparing Teens for College with Grace and Ease

8/25/2022
Being served divorce papers as an entrepreneur was a huge setback, especially because Dr. Pamela Ellis works with families and considers her services as a solution that saves marriages. To heal, she started a mindfulness practice that she has incorporated into her work with teens who are anxious about their college process. It’s painful to see students get overwhelmed and lose steam…or not take a stand for their skills and talents. With proper guidance, the whole process can be exciting and...

Duration:00:55:54

Money Elevation Strategies

8/18/2022
“Money isn’t everything, but it is a necessary tool for us to use to impact the world! You can not be charitable if you aren’t profitable. You can’t be profitable if you don’t have a plan to profit and knowledge of how to keep more of the profit” - Erica Lane Known to the world as the Money Elevation Strategist. Erica Lane has developed an exceptional profit management approach for entrepreneurs, which enabled her to triple her income in only three years using what is now her Profitable...

Duration:00:55:23

Stop Pretending On Social Media… It’s Stunting Your Business!

8/11/2022
No strategy Copying others Pretending to people please…. Most entrepreneurs need to believe in themselves more. Specifically, showing up how they “think” they should show up leaves them tired and burnt out in their business. If they show up to what is actually true to them and not the mind gremlins, they will not only have ease in their business but they will fulfill what they set out to accomplish. Now is the time to be you. There is a DEMAND for authenticity for the businesses that people...

Duration:00:54:26

Passion, Purpose & Pumps, Black Women in Business

8/4/2022
Mothyna James- Brightful is passionate and inspirational with a personal motto of “community development is a lifetime commitment.” That commitment starts with her drive to work with women and girls. Mothyna believes that healthy and whole women produce healthy and whole communities. She has trained over 100,000 individuals in the field of sexual violence prevention and have spent over 40,000 hours on stages around the world. In recognition of her works, she has appeared in publications such...

Duration:00:54:02

Live Forward With Revenue Generating Activities

7/28/2022
Jevon Wooden is a business and mindset coach, speaker, author, and veteran of the US Army and the tech industry. He specializes in empowering motivated people to build the life of their dreams, professionally and personally. Wooden felt called to this line of work after navigating his fair share of adversity and emerging from it stronger, wiser, and committed to uplifting others. Wooden learned the power of taking inspired action, investing whole-heartedly in relationships, embracing his...

Duration:00:54:58

A Mind Body Connection For Healing Yourself & Relationships

7/21/2022
Rachelle McCloud, LCSW is a Mental Health Therapist and Emotional Wellness. Through years of successfully helping clients move their anxiety, depression and trauma disorders into remission, she has developed a program that empowers people to skillfully get rid of symptoms and heal. She is also the facilitator of the Facebook group called Releasing the Baggage of Anxiety, Depression and Traumatic Stress where she delivers free training on leading interventions that work well for getting rid...

Duration:00:54:53

Creating Space for Self Care

7/14/2022
Many of us remember this childhood saying, Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Thinking back on broken relationships, painful interactions, and hurt, some of us would have preferred the sticks and stones. Unfortunately, this childhood mantra was inaccurate; if we are honest - words hurt. The way we use words has a profound effect on our mental, emotional, and spiritual health. Careless words rob us of our joy, peace, and creativity. LaVonne Weaver’s passion...

Duration:00:55:04

The Mind and Body Connection To Your Healing

7/7/2022
I started running in July 2013. I knew I needed some consistency in my exercise regimen to combat the weight I was gaining. Since that time, My WHY has continually evolved. I met a member of Black Girls Run (BGR) at a wedding on a Sunday and committed to a meet up on that Monday with no intentions of attending again. There were so many barriers in my mind. The voice in my head said, they meet too early, I don’t know anyone, running is going to kill my knees and what in the world am I going...

Duration:00:55:57

Watering A Thirsty Soul

6/30/2022
The Women of Wellness (WOW) ministry and movement has met women from around the country in their places of dryness, thirst, and trauma. Dale Sharpe Lee is the founder of WOW and has a heart to serve God and women in order to impact and change lives. She is clear about fulfilling her purpose to provide opportunities for women to have access to sister- to-sister connections and wellness information and resources. The mission of WOW is to develop and facilitate educational and relationship...

Duration:00:56:53

Overcoming People-Pleasing, Staying Silent and Feeling Guilty

6/23/2022
For years I found myself on under a great deal of anxiety and stress which manifested in health issues such as fatigue, insomnia, weight gain and chronic asthma. The culprit? People pleasing! From the time I was a young girl, I sought the approval of everyone around me and worked tirelessly to keep the peace. This long-engrained behavior finally came to a head as I was turning fifty and looked at my life: married to a man with bipolar disorder; overwhelm as a caregiver and “married” single...

Duration:00:56:10

Health Is Wealth: Move It or Lose It

6/16/2022
Watching people rush here and there.... In the grocery store, to the meeting, from the car, thru traffic... with this list, that request... They want what for dinner?!?! LOL. The “hustle culture” of today can wear us down and out and many of us would like to press the pause button for just a moment for us to reconnect with the moment. This flip side conversation will challenge us to be intentional and not miss these moments. There are times when the “ hustle culture of life” gets in the way...

Duration:00:57:06

Reclaiming Your JOY: A Blueprint for Success

6/9/2022
Dr. Bonita Senior’s childhood was covered with trauma, poverty and neglect. With access to resources, she has developed a blueprint from lived experiences that, as an adult, has allowed her to be able to turn her life around. In her book, From Doomed to Doctor, she acknowledges that she was “born in the crack but didn’t fall through”! She overcame her past, her habits, and her risk-seeking behaviors. Today, she is happy, whole and free--- she uses her journey to free and uplift others. She...

Duration:00:56:17

Serve your Gift to the World: Profit on Purpose!

6/2/2022
“What really matters is living life on purpose. Our guest cohost, Jeneen Barlow was there when both her parents drew their last breath, and she is so clear about this. She is happy to be able to do what she loves every day, and even happier there is tangible evidence her work enriches the lives of others. Jeneen had planned to go into law, possibly doing some pro bono work. But she discovered economic development closely related to her passion for helping others gain independence through...

Duration:00:54:36

Disruption Is Necessary For Destiny

5/26/2022
Some people are uncomfortable with the disruption that change causes, but the disruption is necessary if anything is going to change. After our first year of hosting Flip Side Stories with amazing guests, the power of leveraging disruptions to navigate discomfort and access destiny moments has never been more relevant for me. Join me for our one year anniversary show and highlights from the top ten shows. Change is the only constant in life and I have learned so much form guests this year...

Duration:00:55:19

I BELIEVED I COULD SO I DID

5/19/2022
As the author of, S.M.I.L.E. How-to Guide to Get Through Any Storm, Shelly Shelton has a few things to say about smiling through a storm. On the Flipside of blindness, MS, and divorce, she lives, teaches, and speaks about how to live an UNSTOPPABLE life. She has founded 5 businesses and has the mission to teach others to do the same through her Unstoppable University coursework. If you are asking how to bounce back from financial trauma, emotional drama, moments of wanting to call your mama...

Duration:00:57:03

Authenticity Always Wins

5/12/2022
We live in a multi-ethnic, multi-generational, multi-class world. We want our voice to impact as many people as possible, but this can seem challenging. In this session, Lucy Kyllonen will share how to create an authentic message that can reach diverse audiences in churches, businesses and on-line platforms. Lucy Kyllonen is the Director of Chosen Women’s Ministry at Crossover Church in Tampa and a Certified Life & Spiritual Development Coach. She is an author and holds a BA in Psychology...

Duration:00:55:48