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Episode 22: Random Act of Kindness

La’ve JacksonI used to think the world was an ugly place, that people were cruel and life was a long and lonely road to hell. That was until the day I met my late teacher. He kindly took his precious time to listen to my sorrows and gave me some wonderful advice that changed my life forever. Through his small act of kindness he helped me restore my faith in humanity and gave me hope for a better future.

It’s very important to always keep in mind the positive parts of life. And there is no better example of the goodness in our world than random acts of kindness performed by complete strangers.

Kindness is contagious. Never underestimate the impact of a single, simple act. All it takes is your willingness to reach out and help those less fortunate than you.

La’ve Jackson is a homeless man from Dallas. He spent most of his life living on the streets because of poor choices that lead him to drug and alcohol addictions.

After a lifetime of struggle he finally pulled himself together and has remained sober for the last nine months. He spends most of his days on the streets selling STREETZine, a street paper. One day, by a chance encounter he met a group of kind strangers from North Dallas Firewalkers. They came together, took him off the street, got him a VIP ticket to a powerful seminar and then raised funds through gofundme to help him get his own place. La’ve is now determined to stay off drugs and working hard to get his counselling license and make something out of his life. All thanks to those strangers’ kindness.

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Intro: Don’t Hold Back (Grow and Soar) by KOÄN
2010 – Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0)

Episode 19: Understanding and Managing Relationship Problems

Dave ElliottAll couples have problems. No relationship is perfect. Some issues can be resolved while others are destructive, unhealthy, unacceptable and therefore you must learn to walk away.

Have you ever wondered why some people keep falling for the same type of person? Why do they subject themselves to the same pain and get burnt over and over again? Yet, they can’t seem to break away from these toxic characters. Cheaters, liars, narcissists…

Does this sound familiar?

In this episode relationship expert Dave Elliott explains why we do what we do and how we can change our destructive thoughts and behaviour patterns in order to attract the right people into our lives.

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Intro: Don’t Hold Back (Grow and Soar) by KOÄN
2010 – Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0)

Episode 16: Your Story Is Your Medicine

Sophia Wise OneYour story is your medicine. Your suffering is part of your sacred experience.

Sophia is a wise, unconventional and enlightened woman. In this interview she’s sharing and showing you some simple yet very powerful and insightful tips of how to make peace with the bully that lives within your mind and heal from the negative, destructive and damaging self talk.

To get in touch with Sophia visit her website here.

Music Credits
Intro: Don’t Hold Back (Grow and Soar) by KOÄN
2010 – Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0)

Episode 15: How to Deal with Anger, Blame, Shame and Guilt

Shanti Zimmermann“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.”Buddha

Everybody has to deal with anger, shame, blame and guilt from time to time. And it’s perfectly normal but when you allow anger and guilt to consume you then you must learn how to deal with them because these toxic emotions will eat away and destroy your self worth. If left unchecked they will rob you of your peace and happiness.

She was raped and bullied but she refused to view herself as a victim. She is determined not to let her past rule her future. In this interview Shanti explains how you too can let go of these emotions and make peace with your past.

Shanti’s intimate workshop will be available in September. Please follow this link for more info.

Music Credits
Intro: Don’t Hold Back (Grow and Soar) by KOÄN
2010 – Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0)

Episode 14: Turn Your Pain into Purpose

Marium ZulfiqarResentment will kill you, anger will kill you but if you can turn your pain into love than nothing can touch you.

She was raped and had a miscarriage at the tender age of 12.

She was suicidal, suffering from mental illness and being locked in a psychiatric hospital for a great period of time.

Today Marium Zulfiqar is a happy, healthy 20 years old passionate campaigner and speaker and a mental well being coach. She’s here today sharing her life journey and hoping to raise awareness on mental health issues and ending sexual violence.

Music Credits
Intro: Don’t Hold Back (Grow and Soar) by KOÄN
2010 – Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0)