• Ep 25: Olvr… Challenging Perceptions of Sexual Assault in the African American Community
    Darius “Olvr…” Oliver is an upcoming musician and survivor of childhood molestation who shared his powerful story publicly for the first time during this interview. We discussed the perception that sexual assault doesn’t happen in the African American male community, and he shared how he is giving back to Freedom ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-03-18
  • Ep 24: Sharing Hope – Hope House Foundation, Charity Spotlight
    “Hope” is the theme as I interview Debbie O’Handley, Executive Director of the Hope House Foundation. They are a local non-profit that provides housing and support services for women and children experiencing situational homelessness. We discussed the common denominator of pain among these women and how the resources and support ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-03-12
  • Ep 23: Are limiting beliefs and low self-worth holding you back?
    Tambry Harris is a survivor of childhood sexual assault, a life coach, spiritual director, speaker and founder of Going Forward: Survivors to Thrivers. She shared her backstory and we discussed how limiting beliefs and low self-worth can play out in our life decisions. To learn more about Tambry, visit www.tambryharris.com ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-03-04
  • Ep 22: Choosing Joy – Mamie Neely’s Story of Thriving with Chronic Illness
    Mamie Neely is a Chron’s Disease Patient Advocate and Mental Health Advocate who has risen above her struggles with chronic autoimmune illness, anxiety and depression. She openly shares her story and we discuss the importance of choosing joy and gratitude, even during difficult times. Counseling and meditation were helpful tools ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-02-25
  • Ep 21: Rising above bullying & mental health challenges to lift others – Michelle Simmon’s Story
    Michelle Simmons is a Mental Health Advocate, blogger, and women’s support group leader. She shared her story of being bullied as a child and her experience with anxiety, post-partum depression and multiple suicide attempts. In April of 2018, she made some big life changes that have positively impacted her mental ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-02-19
  • Ep 20: Autism After 18, Charity Spotlight – Unlocking Life’s Potential for Adults with Autism
    I learned about Autism After 18, this month's charity spotlight, through a local networking group, Business Leaders of Charlotte (BLOC). Brett Metcalf discussed BLOC and then Margaret Neelson, a chairperson from Autism After 18, explained their mission of unlocking life’s potential for adults with autism. Her son has autism and ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-02-11
  • Ep 19: Acupuncture for Pain Management
    Dr. Catherine Browne is a Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Professionally Registered Herbalist, and Licensed Acupuncturist with a private practice, In Harmony Wellness, located in Statesville, NC. She is also the author of the book, Natural Therapies for Overcoming Opioid Dependency. Dr. Browne shared how her family was personally ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-02-04
  • Ep 18: Integrative Nutrition & Behavior Change with Stephanie “SteFunny” McPherson
    Stephanie McPherson is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Behaviors and Motivators High Performance Life Coach and Creator and Host of the Cooking Show, De Fa Rekin Licious. She was definitely one of my most animated guests to date and there were points in this interview where the WSIC sound expert ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-01-29
  • Ep 17: Power through life transitions with counseling
    Camille Wilson is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Coach with a private practice, Full Journey Counseling & Wellness, located in Davidson, NC. She shared how her own mental health struggles led her to pursue a career counseling. We discussed trends she sees in clients who have experienced trauma ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-01-22
  • Ep 16: Turning tragedy into purpose – HD Life Foundation, Charity Spotlight
    This week I spotlighted a local non-profit, The HD Life Foundation. I interviewed Debbie Dalton, who has experienced incredible tragedy. Her son, Hunter Dalton shockingly overdosed from recreational drugs laced with illicit fentanyl in 2016. She has since turned pain into purpose and now educates others about the dangers of ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-01-16
  • Ep 15: Want to keep your New Year’s Resolutions? Find your “why”
    Rob Bennett owns and operates a few lake related businesses and is beginning a journey in empowerment speaking and mentoring with his new company, Disputelogic based out of Davidson, North Carolina. We discussed New Year’s resolutions, vision boards, meditation, gratitude and the importance of determining your “why” of what drives ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-01-08
  • Ep 14: Integrative Medicine, A Mind-Body-Spirit Approach to Health
    Dr. Russell Greenfield is the Medical Director of Novant Health's Integrative Medicine Clinic. He shared how integrative medicine has impacted him personally and explained this mind-body-spirit approach to health. Integrative medicine combines conventional western medicine with nutrition counseling, physical activity recommendations, mindfulness practices, and other complementary therapies like massage, traditional ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2019-01-02
  • Ep 13: Overcoming loss and getting “unstuck” in life
    Dr. Damon Silas is a Clinical Psychologist, Hypnotist, Wellness Coach, Author and Speaker based out of Cornelius, North Carolina. He shared his story of pursuing psychology after being impacted by the loss of his sister from homicide. We discussed current trends in trauma treatment, including movement towards natural interventions and ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2018-12-29
  • Ep 12: Unleash your best life and move past mental blocks
    Chris Villani is a Performance Strategist and Owner of Performance Coaching Unleashed based out of Charlotte, North Carolina. He specializes in working with athletes and business leaders. Listen in for Chris' take on life, failures, goal setting and how to move past common mental blocks. Learn more about Chris at ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2018-12-15
  • Ep 11: Life After Divorce – Rebuild, Reinvent & Reemerge
    Hilary Porta is a Life Architect, Mindset Ninja, Disrupter, and CEO of H Porta Coaching & Consulting based out of Mooresville, North Carolina. While she coaches many high-level executives and entrepreneurs, her passion is helping women "rebuild, reinvent & reemerge" after divorce. I shared a bit about my two divorces ... read more
    Source: SoundcloudPublished on 2018-12-11