Ep 52: IVF Journey Provides Tools for an Intentional Life

When you can talk babies, bad days and basketball all in one breath, you know you’ve made a connection. This week’s episode of “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast feels like a conversation with a childhood friend sharing intimate stories of IVF and the angst we all feel during hard times. Three-time Emmy award winning TV reporter and producer, Kristen Hewitt, is known throughout Florida as the sideline reporter for the Miami Heat. She’s also an award winning writer and highly acclaimed entrepreneur running her full service communications agency misMEDIA. On this episode, Kristen shares tools that helped her deal with a decade of infertility that she still uses today when coping with anxiety and life’s stressors.

Ep. 51: Talking Ripped Dresses, Mercury Detox and Health Myths Debunked

Like a scene from a romcom movie, Gorgeous Esther, found her happily ever after in what seems like a comedy. Her dress ripped rushing out of a cab to a wedding in the middle of Manhattan. This resulted in her A-HA moment, which led her to love her body and teach others to do the same no matter the shape or size. This week’s guest on “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast is “Gorgeous” Esther Blum, an integrative dietician and high performance coach. She’s helped thousands of women permanently lose weight, eliminate the need for medication and reverse chronic illness. On today’s episode she shares her mercury detox story and has some fun debunking health myths with me.

Ep. 50: Talking “Brain Inflamed” and Integrative Medicine

Chronic illness, poor mental health and other disorders are topics trending throughout our daily feeds and today’s guest on “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast, Dr. Kenneth Bock, helps clarify hidden causes of these. Dr. Bock is a leader in integrative medicine with over 35 years of experience diagnosing the root causes of chronic illnesses and restoring balance to his patient’s immune systems. He’s a sought after medical leader; many of his patients travel throughout the world to experience his expertise at tackling medical problems that have been difficult to diagnose. On today’s episode we talk about his new book, Brain Inflamed and take a deep dive discussing inflammation, balancing our systems and eating for optimal living.

Ep. 49: Diabetes Diagnosis Drives Life-changing Innovations

A physician, investor, business executive, diabetes expert and double transplant recipient, Dr. Karin Hehenberger is wow-worthy and this week’s guest on “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast. She spent nearly 20 years in leadership positions at big brands, large investment firms and now as Founder and CEO of Lyfebulb – a patient empowerment platform. Diagnosed with diabetes as a teen, Karin has been dedicated to research and innovation nearly ever since. She’s a true wonder woman personally and professionally and her story brings hope for many.

Ep. 48 – Top Ten Tips for Podcasting

We did it. ✨52 weeks ✨48 episodes✨Over 62 – 5 star rating on iTunes / Apple Podcasts = 1 year of “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast! On this episode, I’m joined by a co-host, my husband, Kevin, who has spent his whole career working in sports and the digital space so has been incredibly helpful in my journey as an entrepreneur and podcast host. We share intel on podcasting and do a little behind the scenes of our life building my business. We hope you find it not only informational but a bit entertaining, too.

Ep. 47: Weight Loss & Wellness Helps Heal with Nediva Monroe

Have you ever been on prescription medication or a new medical treatment with weight gain as one of the side effects? This week on “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast, join me and guest, Nediva Monroe, in a conversation about managing weight and improving overall wellness while dealing with health issues. Nediva is a mother of three, an accountant as well as a six year breast cancer survivor with a beautiful success story about losing weight as well as embracing wellness to help her heal.