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Living Strong: The Flip Side of Adversity

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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.

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

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

The Power of Resilience & TikTok Marketing

5/5/2022
How do you rewrite your message after life’s interruptions? TikTok guru and content creator, Keenya Kelly will share her story of set backs, disappointments, and detours which all landed her in a place of new adventure and business success. Keenya is the CEO of If You brand It, a marketing and consulting firm in San Diego, CA where she strategically helps business owners develop video marketing strategies Keenya decided to learn about the TikTok platform as a way to market her business...

Duration:00:56:04

50th Episode Celebration

4/28/2022
We are celebrating our 50th Episode with Grammy Award Winning Producer and Flipside of Adversity Engineer, Keith Pelzer. Sometimes new tasks can become the most important part of our lives. But we have to take the risk first, in order to achieve new things. In March of 2020, Living Strong Consulting had to create a huge pivot in order to survive and; often, choosing the person to bring your vulnerable ideas to can catapult or crush your confidence to succeed. We have had success beyond...

Duration:00:56:46

Overcoming Yourself is a Leadership Requirement

4/21/2022
Being a great leader means setting the emotional tone & example – in good times and perhaps more importantly in bad. Inevitably, we face change every day of our lives which can have a different impact on the quality and effectiveness of our leadership. How we make sense of change will affect how we process change and our ability to respond in innovative and creative ways. Leaders who gain a greater insight in dealing with personal and organizational change can increase personal margin and...

Duration:00:57:28

Loved Not Labeled

4/14/2022
Becoming a victim of abuse at an early age caused Nateshe Williams to have an unhealthy view and understanding of love. For years she carried unidentified cargo... weight... labels. Her faith and Heavenly Father reshaped her baggage and what defined her value. Now, as a life coach, she has a desire to inspire and a passion to serve. Her flip side story and life coaching tools will provide insight on building confidence, goals, and a fresh perspective for breaking down self imposed...

Duration:00:56:01

Use Pain as a Paintbrush

4/7/2022
The moment of saying, “Yes” to pain can be the first of many moments where pain becomes a paintbrush to create something unimaginable. The last two years of the pandemic have been a tremendous source of pain in so many ways, join our conversation for strategies to transform loss, grief, hurt, and uncertainty into meaningful purpose. Activist, Counselor, Innovator, Minister, Laurene Williams, is known for her ability to give voice to the deepest expressions of Spirit and connect them to the...

Duration:00:56:42

Facing Fear

3/31/2022
Fear was something that took over my life for many years. I was afraid of everything. Afraid of failure, afraid of what people thought of me, afraid of success, afraid of being seen, afraid of messing things up, and afraid of being what God has called me to be, just to name a few. It dictated everything in my life. When I looked up and saw that I was moving but standing still, I knew it was time to overcome it. Fear had crept up on me without my permission. Today I stand ready and willing to...

Duration:00:55:31

Trauma and PTSD of People Of Color:Fight Against Racism & Bigotry

3/24/2022
This show will bring to light historical context on racism and bigotry, and how it is still impacting people of color today. Systemic racism has led us to where we are today, and the continued presence of racism has led to increases in hate crimes. Join us as we unpack… What conditions exist that are potentially contributing to increased hate crimes? How do you think marginalized groups can work together to fight systemic racism? What can we do to influence long-term change in the fight...

Duration:00:56:53

Metamorphosis: Finding Your Passion

3/17/2022
God’s interruptions are often invitations to something more significant. Don’t miss out on the blessing of participating in God’s plan because it doesn’t look like what you planned. Sooooo, last night with 30 seconds to go I had to decide “Do I take the easy out and cancel or Do I step into an interruption and test out what God has put in me for such a time as this.” I chose to step - terrified but determined. Why would you do something so scary????? Because I NEVER want to walk away from a...

Duration:00:55:21

Who I Choose to be, is the New Me!

3/10/2022
Rick Warren has a quote, “We are the product of our past but we don’t have to be a prisoner to it.” Regardless of what has happened to us we don’t have to be shackled to it and allow it to define us. But let’s be honest life can be overwhelming; and even when we are confident and competent in our abilities and skills to achieve success with joy and gratitude, we can still attest to the reality that sometimes, life still gets hard. And if we don’t stay alert to what we believe to be true, we...

Duration:00:56:38

It's Time to Learn About the Metaverse

3/3/2022
How a chance opportunity at work led to creating a business around a new skill, a platform to keep people connected, and an entirely new way to do event planning in the Metaverse. Meta...What??? Yes, the metaverse - the internet’s next frontier and seen as a significant business and financial opportunity for the tech industry and other sectors. Brickrose Exchange owner, Bianca Jackson, brings people together, one gathering at a time. All while sharing innovative approaches to save struggling...

Duration:00:54:11

Surviving Out Loud

2/24/2022
What does the word survive actually mean? We can use it so freely, a form of exaggerative humor, such as surviving a long meeting or “I survived” after a difficult exam or even a hot summer day. Yet to someone who moves from a place of having been victimized, to claim the term survivor is significant and honorable—this word holds much meaning and heavy weight. The definition of survive is to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. A survivor is a person who...

Duration:00:57:45

Cute Curvy Confident: Losing Weight by Feeling Great

2/17/2022
Daryll Wharton's highest weight was 674 pounds. She prayed for God to let her die but didn't want to embarrass her husband by having her super morbid obese body carried out of their house by a team of people. Her weight saved her as well as made her want to die. After losing over 400 pounds, she is a Certified Life and Health Coach specializing in Weight loss Mindset Transformation. Using what she now calls her signature method, she utilizes gratitude, affirmations, meditation, vision...

Duration:00:56:20

The Phoenix Rising- Finding Purpose From The Ashes

2/10/2022
Ashley Jackson is a wife, caregiver, author of Lost Travel Found, and event planner. After Ashley's husband was diagnosed with a rare cancer in stage 4, then beat that cancer with a 35% chance of survival, Ashley came to know her purpose in life. Timeless Dream Events was born out of her pain and its mission and vision is to provide terminally ill people and their family members with a “timeless dream event” that will celebrate life and love. She plans various events, at minimal notice due...

Duration:00:55:14