Ep. 33: Lighting the Way – Healing from Trauma

Do you believe in miracles or finding a way to be whole after a traumatic experience? I’m honored to introduce you to this week’s guest on “Happiness through Hardship” – The PodcastAnne Reeder Heck. She’s an author, speaker, healer, and artist devoted to inspiring and guiding women. At 26 years old Anne was brutally raped and attacked by a stranger. On today’s episode we talk about the attack and how she’s lighting the way, helping herself and others healing from trauma.

Ep. 32: A Nontraditional Route to Motherhood

This week’s guest on “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast is Camille Hammond, a sports marketing dynamo and cherished executive for Kroenke Sports and Entertainment. Camille, a thoughtful leader, mentor and role-model focused on building a successful career first. She believed family and motherhood would come when the time was right. Then, in her mid-30’s, she realized her biological clock was ticking. Rather than harp on what wasn’t happening, she sought out nontraditional ways to be a parent. Camille is brave, beautiful and shares her story providing inspiration and tips for women considering having a child on their own.

Ep 31: Anticancer Living – Transform Your Life with the Mix of Six

Do you want to feel vibrant, look your best and perhaps save your life? This week’s guests on “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast can help you do just that! I’m honored to share this episode with husband and wife duo and co-authors of “Anticancer Living – Transform Your Life and Health with the Mix of Six,” who have helped many people, including me, thrive with cancer, cope with other chronic illnesses and feel their very best!

Mini Episode: Healthy Holiday Substitutions

Do your clothes feel tighter this holiday season? Are the holidays your excuse to over-consume in all the festivities? This week on “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast – I’m dropping a mini-episode about healthy holiday substitutions. Living plant-based the past seven years, I’ve stumbled upon a few healthy and hearty holiday foods that are fun and festive. Many traditions involve lots of comfort foods that cause us to overeat and feel blah. Making simple healthy substitutions to your holiday can improve how you feel, both mind and body throughout the season and beyond.

Ep. 30: A Love Story – Managing Menopause and Caregiving Cancer Together

I’m honored and excited to introduce you to this week’s guest on “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast – Anne Cannon-Wilson. She’s an author, philanthropist, retired business manager and mother of two amazing daughters. She had worked side by side with her late husband, Don, for 25 years to help grow the family business and retired 18 years ago to pursue her own passions. On today’s episode Anne shares her love story. She talks about how through sickness and health, thoughtful and supportive caregiving for a spouse is essential. We cover life experiences including menopause and cancer as well as dive into our healthy habits and so much more.

Ep. 29: Radiating Joy Even After ALS Diagnosis

I’m excited to introduce you to Lynn Giovannelli on this week’s episode of “Happiness through Hardship” – The Podcast. I was told she’s a bright light and amazing in 1,000 ways and with that introduction, I couldn’t wait to connect with her. People who know her best say she’s a kind, loving and passionate spirit that’s filled with energy, faith and compassion. Lynn is no stranger to hardship – having been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011 and saw her company fall during the real estate crash of 2009. While her health has changed over the years, friends all say that one thing that has remained steady is her unbounded spirit. I’m honored that today Lynn shares her story about her recent ALS diagnosis.