“Holistic Health & Happiness” Radio Show2019-04-05T01:02:22+00:00

Ep 32: Are Your Gut, Adrenals & Thyroid Affecting Your Mental Health?

Dr. Lexi Lain is a Naturopathic Doctor, Owner of Summit Vitality in Davidson, North Carolina and my personal naturopath. She explained what naturopathic medicine entails and we discussed the relationship between our gut, adrenals and thyroid as they relate to mental health. Dr. Lain also provided some practical holistic tips for individuals struggling with anxiety, depression and insomnia.

To learn more about Dr. Lain, visit www.summitvitality.com and be sure to schedule […]

May 17th, 2019|

Ep 31: Creating Your Game Plan for Better Sleep

Are you tossing and turning most nights? Are you waking up exhausted every day? Sleep is a foundation of health, so maybe it’s time to up level your sleep hygiene game.

Greg Law, owner of Sweet Dreams Mattress & Furniture in Cornelius, North Carolina explains his game plan for better sleep. He shares some great tips including using the right bed gear, creating the right sleep environment, and the importance of limiting screen time, especially in the evening.

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May 2nd, 2019|

Ep 30: Transitioning to a More Holistic Lifestyle Without Becoming Overwhelmed

Are you curious about leading a more holistic lifestyle?

Have you felt overwhelmed when trying to make changes to improve your health and given up in the past?

As someone with a six-year career as a Registered Dietitian prior to becoming a massage therapist and owner of Serenity Now Massage Therapy, I have always cared about health. Over the years, I have been able to transition away from processed foods and choose mostly organic foods most of the time. Of course, I […]

April 25th, 2019|

Ep 29: Taking Down Masks & Walls to Let Love In

It’s been laid on my heart from some recent experiences that it was time to do a solo show and share my thoughts on the masks and walls we put up as protective mechanisms. Sometimes these “protectors” can ultimately block the love and good in our lives. I discuss the importance of letting our guards down with the right people and some tips on how to let others in.

I also took some time to share my vision for the show […]

April 18th, 2019|

Ep 28: Setting Yourself Up For Success with Morning Routines

Do you find yourself waking up each morning and jumping immediately into stressful thoughts and to-do lists? Are you living your life from a reactionary state versus being intentional about your mindset? Maybe it’s time to shift your morning routines.

Mike Mooney is the author of Reputation Shift and a Sports Engagement Veteran with multiple senior executive motorsports positions. He has successfully transitioned into the entrepreneurial world of keynote speaking, leadership workshops, and branding and didn’t pull his hair out in […]

April 12th, 2019|

Ep 27: Are you betraying yourself to meet the needs of others?

Soren Kierkegaard said, “The most common form of despair is not being who you are.” Pam Meyer, President of Sanctuary Women in Ministry shared some thoughts on how we can be true to ourselves while still considering the feelings of others at the same time. This “outward mindset” does not mean we have to betray ourselves in the process, it simply means doing our best to act out of love and realizing each one of us is human.

To learn more […]

April 3rd, 2019|

Ep 26: Physical activity & community as tools for overcoming postpartum depression

Finding community is the theme this week on “Serenity Now: Holistic Approached to Health & Happiness,”as I interviewed Stacey Rosenthal, owner of FIT4MOM Lake Norman. She shared her story of overcoming post-partum depression following the birth of her second child and how connecting with like-minded individuals helped her through that difficult time. We discussed how movement and physical activity can improve mental health and Stacey explained what the FIT4MOM fitness community has to offer local Lake Norman moms.

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March 26th, 2019|

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 4/24, a human trafficking non-profit. We also discussed his future in music and ended the show with one of his original songs, Overdrive, from his EP Clarity.

To learn more about […]

March 20th, 2019|

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 provided by Hope House allows them to transition into a new mentality of hope and opportunity.

To learn more about the Hope House Foundation and how you can get involved or […]

March 11th, 2019|

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

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March 3rd, 2019|

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 to Mamie and meditation continues to keep her on track mentally.

To learn more about Mamie, visit mamielneely.wixsite.com/website or follow her on Instagram at 

February 25th, 2019|

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 health. We talked about ways we show ourselves love and support and hope that everyone listening will prioritize self-care as well.

To learn more about Michelle and her women’s support group […]

February 20th, 2019|