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Learn how to press play after a traumatic pause in your life. We are providing hope, wisdom, strength, encouragement, inspiration, for those who are ready to start up or over in their life or their business. Our host, Octoryia Robinson, and a wide array of everyday people, professionals, influencers, and entrepreneurs will share how they moved forward into success after a life altering decision, diagnosis, loss, and much more.

Learn how to press play after a traumatic pause in your life. We are providing hope, wisdom, strength, encouragement, inspiration, for those who are ready to start up or over in their life or their business. Our host, Octoryia Robinson, and a wide array of everyday people, professionals, influencers, and entrepreneurs will share how they moved forward into success after a life altering decision, diagnosis, loss, and much more.

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United States

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Learn how to press play after a traumatic pause in your life. We are providing hope, wisdom, strength, encouragement, inspiration, for those who are ready to start up or over in their life or their business. Our host, Octoryia Robinson, and a wide array of everyday people, professionals, influencers, and entrepreneurs will share how they moved forward into success after a life altering decision, diagnosis, loss, and much more.

Twitter:

@LaunchNowUs

Language:

English

Contact:

813-444-5903


Episodes

They said death, God said life, and I am still here....

6/10/2019
You have cancer...Nothing can prepare you to hear this statement. Yeap, the one word that can completely wipe out the life you once knew. The shock, the anger, the questions, the confusion, are all so hypnotic that you seriously wonder, "Am I dreaming?" But you are not. In August 2014 Jerry went from fine to being diagnosed with skin cancer. His story of survival is real, raw, and inspirational. If your life has been affected by a life-altering diagnosis, this is a must hear episode. More...

Duration:00:41:50

28 - From Death to Life, after a little talk with Jesus

5/14/2019
“Overwhelmed and unable to produce the audio that could even begin to express a slither of what I feel. Stage 4 cancer, is this really happening? Wait, if I refuse to hear this, maybe can I preserve my precious reality? So, shut up Doc.. Because embracing a diagnosis that can literally kill me in seconds, is not something I can do.” This heart wrenching mind conversation is not a figment of my imagination used to solicit an emotional response. Nope, this was a real broken moment for Marcia...

Duration:00:28:41

27 - The Aftermath of Trauma....

5/6/2019
"It" happened, now what? I do not say this with any form of sarcasm. We have aired 26 episodes of the show to date, and I realized that some people hear these stories but are disconnected from the purpose and power of what they are hearing, due to unprocessed pain. The question that I aim to address in this episode is this, "Is it possible to process something you didn't ask to be a part of?" We are crowning May as the month to FIGHT!!!!! Fight for what? We are featuring stories of people...

Duration:00:18:35

26 - Is it possible? Wisdom on pushing forward...

4/22/2019
Heavy... Trauma bottles up negative emotions causing one's life to become overweight in pain. If you have ever had the wind karate kicked out of you behind an invited, unexpected, and most certainly unwelcome circumstances, then you get exactly what I am trying to describe. The almost unbearable weight that trauma brings leaves some immobile. If you are that person, or you know that person, then this episode is going to drop some serious wisdom on how to push forward! Etta comes with over...

Duration:00:23:54

25 - We built it, then lost it all, but God...

4/15/2019
Public embarrassment, severe loss -- "We worked hard, and ended up losing it all." There are certain losses you cannot hide. For Ericka and her family, they built a lavish life that included a quarter of a million dollar home, and in less than a day, it was all gone. The fear, the pressure, and the helpless thoughts with no time to process any of it. How do you restart your life after a violent setback? If you are in this situation or still struggling from going through it, this is a must...

Duration:00:37:58

24 - It came, she left, I broke, but God....

4/8/2019
Demolished... Imagine you lived your whole life waiting to experience the absolute bliss of a loving marriage... And then everything that you entrusted that person with including your virginity was pounced on with an imaginable emotional and physical rejection? My choice of adjectives might sound like a slight exaggeration but this was Caleb's reality. The questions, the shame, the pain.... All of which were understandable reasons to run, hide, and never trust AGAIN! Are you ready for some...

Duration:00:25:33

23 - How I Healed After Trying to Be Killed

3/26/2019
Shawn was robbed, brutally beaten and shot in the head at point blank range, as the gunman tried to shoot Shawn in the head for the second time Shawn remembered his great grandmother’s words and cried out “save me Jesus”, causing the gun to jam on the second shot. Shortly after rehabilitation and having a bullet removed from his skull (a centimeter from his brain) Shawn received Christ in his life and has been running for the Lord ever since (Proverbs 22:6). Without question is a must...

Duration:00:29:38

22 - How I Healed From The Pain of The Unthinkable.....

3/18/2019
Suicide... The unspoken pain that leads to this final decision and all the relational wreckage it creates, is imaginable. Yet, this occurs sadly every single day all around this globe. Why, is this ever an option? Who would actually go through with this selfish and senseless thought? Is it possible to heal after an explainable loss like this? These amongst many are real questions families face when suicide snatches the life of loved ones. How about when it also cost other people their lives....

Duration:00:26:37

21 - How I Healed From Betrayal w/o An Apology

3/11/2019
Betrayal..... The very thought of this word feels like a violation, right? I don't know if your world as you know has ever been wrecked by this devastating experience. Listen here, I am a witness and a complainant. Most might be thinking, "If there is one thing that is entitled to a life sentence of unforgiveness this would be in the top five." But here is the thing, this perspective can eliminate the potential of a healthy restoration to a connection. SO WHAT DO YOU DO? Dr. Ron Ellis is not...

Duration:00:21:57

20 - How I Learned to Love a Life That I Did Not Ask For..

3/4/2019
Acceptance... Have you ever struggled in coming to terms with something difficult? In these moments denial, depression, or worse seems like better options. Let's be real, I am talking about something entering your life that wrecks you physically, emotionally, spiritually, financially, and more. Who would want to accept that? Pete's life was thrust into a dungeon of unimaginable pain on every level. Yet, he survived to share a story of hope, healing, redemption, and restoration. If you have...

Duration:00:29:23

19 - How We Healed....

2/25/2019
Addiction...This one word has the power to destroy lives, families, marriages, communities and more. But what does it take for a family to survive a loved one's addiction? If you have ever been there then you know just how quickly your sanity can get swallowed up in the emotions of this painful and helpless journey. Sharron shares the heart-wrenching story of weathering the process of her sons' addiction. I have heard a lot of stories but this one speaks to a very special part in my heart as...

Duration:00:29:45

18 - How Striving Robbed Me of My Identity

2/18/2019
The exhausting life of striving... Can you relate? Never being enough, Never knowing enough, Never appreciated enough... The emotional and mental trauma that striving creates is absolutely detrimental. By no means is this an exaggeration of words. Nope, our guest Sandra is living witness of its impact. Her striving nearly cost EVERYTHING... and I do mean everything including her authentic identity. If you have been lost in a world of becoming but never arriving... THIS IS FOR YOU! We are...

Duration:00:20:18

17 - How I Kept My Sanity During My Baby's Heart Surgery

2/11/2019
Surgery... While in most cases when faced with this decision it is based out necessity. There are always risks and changes as a result of an invasive treatment like this.. But just imagine, finding yourself in the situation that your only child at two-months-old is required to undergo one of the most dangerous types of surgery? How would, How could, process this? Elizabeth, lived this moment by moment for years. She chose to be a guest to use her story to strengthen families walking through...

Duration:00:24:31

16 - How I Got My Life Back After a 22-year Addiction to Crack Cocaine

2/4/2019
Crack Cocaine.... Millions have died, committed heinous crimes under its influence, lost everything including connections to family because of it, and so much more. This addiction is one that many hide in shame or fear of rejection from society. Kreasha breaks open the book on what got her hooked and then kicked a 22-year addiction! This is a MUST hear episode. Tune in and get ready to be challenged to rethink addictions. A little about Kreasha: Kreasha was Born and Raised In San...

Duration:00:24:18

15 - How My White Picket Fence Dream Turned into a Domestic Violence Terror

1/28/2019
"What you live through can either shape or break you. As powerless as you might feel, the decision is yours to make. I decided to be more than a victim of domestic violence." Listen up guys, because the emotional violation of domestic violence is like nothing else. Rebecca shares with such rich wisdom and passion how she survived one of the darkest periods in her life. Bring the broken pieces of every fence that guarded what you thought your life would look or feel like! You will be inspired...

Duration:00:22:56

How to Make Sense of a Senseless Act

1/21/2019
Losing a loved one is never, ever easy. But when it is both senseless and brutal, how do you possibly move past the pain of your loss? Ayesha is the epitome of this difficult scenario. Imagine your most painful moment in life being national news? For most people understandably this would be an all out time for revenge and retaliation. But Ayesha's response in less than 3 days will blow you away. Her story is not just a tearjerker. Nope, it is filled with hope, help, and forgiveness for those...

Duration:00:34:44

13 - How I Got My Life Back after... Brain Surgery and Fibromyalgia

1/14/2019
Demolished... This is something you typically think of when it comes to construction. But what happens when your life from the inside out goes under construction without your permission? Essentially demolishing the life you once knew.... This breathtaking question was Linda's real life after not one but two life-altering diagnoses. LISTEN, her courage to restart at fifty years of age, will without a question inspire you! More about Linda: Linda Plunkett, originally from Ohio and now living...

Duration:00:25:17

12 - How Sexual Trauma Infected Me As A Man, and ALMOST Destroyed My Marriage

1/7/2019
"I just want to move on! So denial is now my closest confidant." Have you ever been desperate to move forward but your actions in life do not reflect it? This was Jason's reality for decades. He struggled in private but failed in public within the most secret relationship, his marriage. Hear how he saved his sanity, marriage, and family! Warning: He is super raw and real in his explanation, so GET READY. More About Jason: Jason is a weird one. That's the cost of being a Creative Director,...

Duration:00:27:29

11 - How to Process The Rejection After Divorce

12/30/2018
Rejection is an experience NO one wants to be on the receiving end of. Much less by someone who committed to spending their life loving you. So.... HOW does one reconcile such an unexpected/dramatic change that affects every single aspect of life? This question and more Jorgie brings heartfelt wisdom and transparency of how she went from rejection to restoration as women, wife, mother and more! More on Jorgie: Jorgie Franks-Bell is an avid writer and Director of Membership for the Greater...

Duration:00:23:54

10- How to break the pattern of trauma from being repeated

12/23/2018
When trauma causes you to loose sight of who you are hurting, it is TIME for change. Dion describes how he came to this gut wrenching reality as his hidden suffering bacame his families present pain. After decades of denial and delay, he decided to get real, and receive the help needed. More About Dion: Dion E. Price Sr. is a native of Augusta, GA. After 21 years of faithful service, he retired from the United States Air Force at Shaw Air Force Base, SC. He has led Intercessory Prayer...

Duration:00:26:29