Episode 16: Laura McCarthy – Single Moming & Simple Styling

I’m excited to introduce you to Laura McCarthy, a corporate communications exec gone entrepreneur and owner of My Style Life, on this week’s episode of “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast. She’s a power woman with a heart and a BIG smile. She highlights her story about being a single mom and reflects on what she might do differently now.

50 Clean Eating Tips – If You Don’t Know Where to Begin

Can you imagine eliminating your morning “pretty coffee” filled with sugar and creamed toppings? What about cheese, desserts or fried everything? So many times people tell me they can’t stop their favorite foods, so they don’t even think about committing to a newish lifestyle. I get it. That was me. I obsessed over cheese plates, craved creamy frostings and longed for bulky pastas. I had been drinking tons of diet soda for almost two decades, so only remembered life being bloated. But that all changed when I started eating clean. And trust me, you can take small steps and get there, too.

Episode 15: Gigi Ashworth – Dirty Details of Crohn’s, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Anorexia

YouTube sensation and author of “She Does Keto,” Gigi (Dubois) Ashworth, shares the dirty details of when she was diagnosed with Crohn’s, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, IBS and anorexia on this week’s episode of “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast. She is personality-PLUS and is proof that you can educate and inform as well as entertain at the same time.

Episode 14: Kimberly Sparks – ALS, Cancer & Caregiving – It all Started with a Family Text

I’m excited to introduce on this week’s episode of “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast, Kimberly Sparks, a health coach and functional nutrition wiz who received a text in 2016 that led to a series of events that changed her life. She tells her story about being a caregiver to her mom with ALS while also grappling with her sister’s cancer diagnosis. These awful few years led to many dark moments…but also a few bright lights. Her story is intense…though fitness, work family as well as her furry friends and professional care – helped get her through.

Episode 13: Lauren Chiarello Mika – Double Miracles – 2x Cancer Survivor and Twins

Lauren Chiarello Mika, founder of ChiChiLife and true positivity champion shares her story of cancer then high-risk pregnancy on this episode of “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast. As a two-time Hodgkin’s Lymphoma survivor who knew she would likely have challenges getting pregnant, today she is blessed with identical twins. Although, her road wasn’t easy.

Episode 12: Christine St. Vil – Helpful Hints from a Homeschooling Expert

I’m excited to introduce you to this week’s guest on Happiness thought Hardship – The Podcast, Christine St. Vil, popularly known as The Fly (First Love Yourself) Mom. Christine is an author, entrepreneur extraordinaire and founder of Moms ‘N Charge® and PDMediaGroup. She’s truly on a mission to help moms feel good without the guilt. In addition to her successful career, she’s a wife and mom of three kids whom she is homeschooling.

Whether it’s full-day in-person instruction, digital learning, a hybrid approach or homeschooling, many of us are contemplating now what arrangements make sense for our kids. Today’s episode shares Christine’s journey to homeschooling and provides tons of resources for those looking to engage kids with online learning opportunities. Whether homeschooling is an avenue you’re considering or not, she offers useful information on how to help ourselves and our kids find joy and success when taking a different approach to schooling.