Season 2 Episode 2: You Can Still Have Joy

Francine Wheeler is a singer, songwriter, playwright, and actress whose son, Benjamin Wheeler died in the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting. Francine talks about coping with her grief, living differently in the aftermath of immense loss, and how she continues to create meaning and find joy. Learn about the Wheelers’ non-profit organization, Ben’s Lighthouse whose… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 2: You Can Still Have Joy

Season 2 Episode 1: Talking Trauma & Treatment

Talking Trauma & Treatment: La Shanda Sugg is a licensed professional counselor, trainer, and consultant specializing in trauma therapies. She is also a trauma survivor herself who is dedicated to her own ongoing healing work. La Shanda owns Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC in Ohio and she’s the host of the Labors of… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 1: Talking Trauma & Treatment

Season 1 Episode 6: Speaking Freely

Artist & writer Emanuella Israel created an honest, healthy life for herself despite growing up stifled by domestic violence. She explains why she’s determined to speak her truth, shed the shame she once carried, and empower other women to join her in loving their bodies and themselves. See Emanuella’s gorgeous artwork on her website, Etsy… Continue reading Season 1 Episode 6: Speaking Freely

Season 1 Episode 5: Digging up the past

Erica Dziedzic is an anthropologist and a survivor of both domestic violence and child sexual abuse. Erica realized only recently that the emotional and physical pain which has plagued her for years are actually symptoms of PTSD. She now writes and speaks openly about her work to heal from two abusive relationships and the family… Continue reading Season 1 Episode 5: Digging up the past

Season 1 Episode 3: Safe Spaces

Steve Martin talks with Miranda about his work as CEO of Love146, a non-profit that combats child trafficking & exploitation and provides care for survivors around the globe. Learn more about the exciting work Love146 is accomplishing worldwide. Steve is Co-Founder & President of Infused Impact Inc., a non-profit organization formed in 2019 to reduce… Continue reading Season 1 Episode 3: Safe Spaces

Season 1 Episode 2: Lessons in Loss

A frank conversation with my insightful and honest My friend David Wheeler whose 6-year-old son, Ben was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012. David has a lot to say about grief, navigating life after loss, and how our own personal reactions sometimes prevent us from truly supporting others in the wake… Continue reading Season 1 Episode 2: Lessons in Loss