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Episode 29: The Breakthrough of a High-Functioning Empath Meets Malfunctioning Mental Health Habits

Guest: Parul Pandya Parul goes all in to talk about what it is like to struggle with anxiety, depression, and insomnia and when all three came to heads with each other — there was no amount of   coping strategies or tools to equip her for what she was facing on her own. She openly shares […]
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Episode 28: She vowed to take care of herself, be her own power + fight disease

Guest: Rishma Velji-Johnston Rish takes time to open up and share aspects of her entire journey which she has not openly shared to others outside her social circle and made some poignant connections with grief literacy. Rish converses about the multi roles that she played being a daughter, caregiver to both her parents while studying […]
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Episode 27: Healing Trauma, Cancer and ‘the’ Spiritual Journey

Guest: Farahana Kassam Farahana shares how she has encountered a great deal of emotional pain and suffering through her life and took the time to expose publicly for the first time the traumas of growing up. She discloses being raised in a household where her parents did not get along, there was physical abuse that […]
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Episode 26: Failure Redefined: Processing Shame, Self-Blame + Worth

Guest: Shirin Ariff  Shirin’s untold story is mostly a told story at this point; however, she connects deeper to share vulnerable aspects that light is not often shed on. She speaks about two dysfunctional marriages she experienced and how it all started when she became a single mother. She moved to Canada to start her second […]
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Episode 25: The ‘Dis-ease’ of Trauma, Murder & Death

Guest: Carys Cragg Carys straight away delves into the sharing of her story, where she describes the gruesome night at age 11 where her father was murdered by a stranger who broke into their home, the impact it had on the family dynamics, surviving loss and re-stabilization. She shares that there was an almost immediate dis-ease that entered […]
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Episode 24: The Beauty of Movement Unleashed her True Potential

Guest: Dr. Shemine Gulamhusein Dr. Shemine Gulamhusein shares that as a young person she struggled to understand the value of reading, writing, along with finding her sense of belonging. It was only after she started to play sports actively in her pre-teen years that she began noticing an increased sense of self-worth and belonging and saw […]
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Episode 23: Grieving in Gratitude + Sitting with the Discomfort

Guest: Rishma Govani Rishma unveils a heart-wrenching story about losing her husband to cancer and the journey through being his caregiver and knowing that their time together was limited. She described and detailed her husband’s character viewed by many — he was a magnet towards all people. She portrays that her personal grief journey is like […]
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Episode 22: Even Adversity could NOT Hold Him Back…‘He Chose’ to be the Controller of his Narrative

Guest: Asante Haughton Asante opens up about a childhood that is filled with instability, lack of response, lack of support, and coping in survival mode. He shares his learnings about how life is not linear, it is unpredictable, filled with disappointment and triumphs. He talks about his story through the lens of race, equity, understanding problems […]
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Episode 21: From Conservative Patriarchy to Sexual Health + Eroticism

Guest: Kelly Swartz Kelly talks about what it was like to grow up in an extremely patriarchal environment, where women were supposed to be a certain way, where they needed to come across as nice, to be not outspoken, to be educated, but to also be geared towards marriage and children as the completion of what […]
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Episode 20: The twist of the ‘Imposter’, ‘Racial Trauma Internalized’, + the Mastery of the two

Guest: Sheliza Jamal Sheliza dives into a conversation where she explores what it is like to consider both surviving and thriving in order to make it in the world. She delves into internalized emotions that she endured along the way like, sadness, anxiety, shame. She balanced many competing identities related to social identities, racial trauma and […]
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