Episode 18: Dr. Althea Bates – When the Odds are Stacked Against You

On this week’s episode of “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast, Dr. Althea Bates, entrepreneur, author and the founder of the Project Resiliency Movement talks openly how the odds were stacked against her with so much tragedy in her life. However, Dr. Bates has a powerful outlook and can be incredibly helpful and motivating to everyone. She shares her thoughts about resilience and vision as well as figuring out your own superpower. Dr. Bates speaks from a place of empowerment and resilience. She is smart, brave, bold and absolutely beautiful inside and out. There’s so much to learn from her in this episode and life. I’m excited for you to hear her story.

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.

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.