Ep. 71: The Impact of Wardrobe on Joy and Confidence

Are your clothes tight and it brings you down? Are you headed back into the office or attending more family events and don’t know what to wear? If any of these thoughts run through your mind, this episode of “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast is for you – showcasing simple solutions to boost joy and self-confidence through wardrobe. After decades of working as a high powered executive, Laura McCarthy of My Styled Life, switched careers tapping into her passion and lifelong expertise. Laura has helped inspire hundreds of women to feel happy and confident in their style choices and through this episode she can help you do the same.

Ep. 70: How to Ask for Help

Do you struggle to ask for help? Does it often seem easier to do it on your own? On today’s episode of “Happiness Through Hardship” – The Podcast, host Caryn Sullivan and Breast Friends Fund founder, Sandy Cassanelli, have a conversation about the importance of asking for help during hard times or even in our day-to-day routines. Whether it’s cancer, chronic illness or the stress of parenting, work or life…we all can benefit with a little extra help. Caryn and Sandy share their thoughts and ideas on how to take that step as well as research to support its importance.

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Festivities and a gazillion gifts, whatever holiday you celebrate, this time of year tends to be filled with them: cheerful music, yummy foods, big gifts, small gifts, healthy gifts, experience-related gifts and more. Whether you’re focused on health all year round or want to ignite a little extra wellness into your family life, we’ve got you covered with this year’s Healthy Holiday Gift Guide 2021. We believe in thoughtful gifts that bring a little happiness and good health into your life. This is our seventh year curating wellness gift lists, so while we have a ton we love (see our past lists), we also look for what’s new, trending and easy to add to our lives. Here’s to taking small steps toward better health and happiness.

20 Healthy Holiday Substitutions

Do you notice your clothes tighter during the holiday season? While statistics show that people gain on average less than two-pounds, the psychological toll of the stress and chaos of the season can cause us to overeat and feel blah. Making simple healthy substitutions to your holiday traditions can improve how you feel, both mind and body, throughout the season and beyond. So, enjoy the festivities whether they are at home or not…and try out our 20 healthy holiday substitutions that can easily fit into your busy life.

Ep. 69: From Chaos to Serenity – Addiction Recovery

“I was always striving but didn’t know what I was striving for!” On today’s episode of “Happiness Through Hardship – The Podcast, boundaries coach, Barb Nangle takes us through her addiction recovery journey and how she found a new meaning of life. For years she had been going to therapy but never seemed to be able to get to the root of her addiction. Barb shares her new perspectives including the importance of healthy boundaries and fulfilling relationships. She also talks about three tools that helped her and many others find joy and purpose in life. This episode is filled with heart and tons of resources for those touched with addition or other obstacles in life.

Ep. 68: How Triggers are a Gift after Brain Bleed

“Triggers are a gift,” according to mom, wife and entrepreneur Beth Miller. She dives into this tricky topic and how we can work through them on this episode of “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast. Beth she shares her story of having a brain bleed at the young age of 39. As a mom and wife she found herself feeling a loss of identity and wanted to learn how she could cope with her harrowing healthy journey, including identifying triggers and working through them.