Articles by takeholdofpain

This is the second part of our interview with Vidyamala Burch, co-founder of Breathworks. We return to the conversation with a discussion about the phases of acceptance. In Part 1, we discussed denial and bargaining as the initial phases Vidyamala had experienced.  Next, we have a genuine acceptance of the situation. This is…

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I am extremely excited to interview Vidyamala Burch, co-founder of Breathworks who is, in my mind, the ultimate Health Champion. Vidyamala’s story is so inspiring that I have split this podcast into 2 episodes because she has some much wisdom and experience to share. In Part 1, we explore Vidyamala’s journey…

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Today’s guest is Wendy Crawford. She shares her inspiring story about managing her own pain but also how she helps others by giving them the opportunity to get back into the workforce. Wendy Crawford Wendy has battled a number of chronic pain symptoms for many years including muscle pain without any…

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HCiA007: Spoon Theory – Helpful or Unhelpful?

We start this episode with a catch up. Carole lets us know how she is going with her book launch (see link to her new book below). She has also been investigating incorporating some of her “9 steps” into corporate wellness programs. A recent health concern with Carole’s daughter has…

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HCiA006: The healing power of food with Carolyn Gray

Carolyn Gray has been on an amazing journey. This week she shares the ups and downs of an ongoing battle with chronic illness. For a long time she was without a diagnosis as she suffered multiple throat problems and stress/anxiety issues. But with the help of an integrative doctor, she was finally diagnosed with the…

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HCiA005: Finding your bliss with Sarah O’Flaherty

This week we talk to Sarah O’Flaherty about the importance of finding your bliss. Author and mindfulness expert, Sarah has found and now follows her bliss! Sarah worked in the advertising industry for 20 years, but in 2013 when she felt that her work no longer matched her values she…

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