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My Journey 2 Hope

My Journey 2 Hope

By Michael Chabot
I’m Michael Chabot. And I’m here to tell you that there will ALWAYS be challenges in life, and in some cases like mine, tragedies, but human beings are RESILIENT. All you need to do is make a DECISION today. Follow me on this journey to hope, and together we will LIVE, we will LEARN, and we will GROW. And HOPEFULLY we will find some HOPE in everyday.
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A Long Time Coming
After a very long break, I give an update on my journey and some things I have learned along the way.  God bless and Gabriella forever 
January 22, 2021
How to Remain Hopeful and Resilient While You Kick Cancers Ass with Michael Davis
Listen in to hear how he remained hopeful during the darkest days of stage 3 and 4 of Hodgkin's Lymphoma. This one you don't want to miss! Follow his journey here:
April 22, 2020
Emotional Discomfort and ways to cope with Covid-19 isolation and fear with Dr Chen Oren, Ph.D.
Listen in as we discuss emotional discomfort, what this isolation can do to our psychology, and ways to cope, survive and thrive during this time.
April 6, 2020
Hope in a Time of Fear and Anxiety
In this episode i discuss what my experience has been since the Covid-19 outbreak and how you can handle the fear and anxiety that comes with it. 
March 25, 2020
Don't Say Stupid Sh*t Out Loud
In this episode I talk about how powerful your thoughts and words are, and the fact that negative thoughts said out loud are as much as 70 times more powerful than positive thoughts. Listen and find out why it is so important to be positive and to make Hope a habit.  Trevor Moawad book :
March 11, 2020
I Get Knocked Down but I Get Up Again
In this episode I discuss how life will punch you hard, knock you down, and how to get up again and again. Don't quit, continue to fight and get up off the mat. Life is a fight for territory and once you stop fighting for what you want, what you don't want will automatically take over. - Les Brown Here is the link to the book The Illusion of Money
February 21, 2020
Hope, Faith, and Gratitude - The 2 Year Anniversary of Gabriella's Passing
In this episode I reflect on the two years since my daughter's passing, I can still remember the day like it's yesterday. Walking back into the ER to see her after she passed. The entire staff in tears over the loss of our daughter. I remember walking out numb,,, asking myself how do I live, how do I survive, and how do I breath. I was in a deep dark hole for the first year, then I made a decision. The decision to live up to the promise I made to Gabriella in the ER,.. That I would honor her through my actions for the rest of my life. Day's like today are brutally hard, but I am committed to my promise... I will honor you Gabriella, I will live a life and serve others to make you proud. Papi loves you Peanut!
February 9, 2020
Newly Bereaved Parents and The Kobe Tragedy
In this episode i discuss the tremendously difficult road ahead for bereaved parents, the tragedy of those lost in the Kobe tragedy and how you MUST learn to live in the moment and make the most of each day, Tomorrow is not guaranteed. The only thing you have is this moment. Stop waiting, live your dream, and DO THE WORK!
January 28, 2020
True Grit with Mike Sherrard
Mike Sherrard is a dynamo! He personifies hard work and discipline, He is proof that if you are willing to sacrifice and do the work, you can achieve what you set your mind on. I know you will enjoy this one! Check him out on IG at @mike_sherrard
January 22, 2020
Compassion and Open Your Heart
In this episode I discuss the magic of compassion and opening your heart. This is true gift that my Gabriella gave me. Must Read:
January 8, 2020
Julian Rosen and The Fearless Life Project
In this episode I interview Julian Rosen. He is the creator of The Fearless Life Project coaching program. Listen to his story of how he lost his mom to breast cancer when he was 22. How he turned his pain into triumph, but woke up after two years of extraordinary success and still felt that gnawing emptiness inside him. He was empty, anxious, and depressed. Why? Listen in and learn how he stepped into his authentic self and started living his fearless life! Check out his website here:
January 4, 2020
Leo Lorias Jr - Boxing His Way to Leading with Heart
In this episode I interview Leo Lorias Jr, a boxer turned teacher, who is using boxing instruction to help and motivate the youth of today. Boxing helps them gain confidence, believe in themselves, and tap into the greatness inside them. I hope you enjoy this one. Leo truly is a heart leader. 
December 31, 2019
Change Your Circumstances with The Lady Hammer
You don't want to miss this one... The Lady Hammer aka Stephanie Hammermeister breaks it down... She shares how she went from the top of her game in women's body building, to incredibly severe panic attacks, and how she found clarity and the answers while having her most severe panic attack of all. It's a truly inspiring story. Don't miss this one!  Check out her playbook here:
December 28, 2019
Power in Living Your Why - An Interview with Lu Zhou
This is the first in a series of interviews of young entrepreneurs that I met at an event in Los Angeles. Lu is a top Real Estate Agent in Toronto, Canada. Learn how her why is connected to her childhood and what drives her to make a difference in the world. Enjoy!
December 27, 2019
Holiday Reflection
In this episode I talk about the importance of reflection, not just for the year, but the decade. Reflect on what worked, what didn't, and what you want to achieve, learn and grow into in the next decade. I also touch on how hard it is to celebrate Christmas after the loss of my Gabriella, and what I lean on to give me strength..  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Wishing you happiness and HOPE always. 
December 24, 2019
Imposter Syndrome
What is Imposter Syndrome? Listen to this episode to fina out what it is, if you have it, my struggles with it, and some tips on how to overcome it. 
December 14, 2019
Feel The Fear and DO IT Anyway!
What fear or fears are holding you back from living your best life? In this episode I discuss what it takes to develop the habits that help you to push through the fear and go after your dreams. Live your best life, tap into your greatness... walk through the darkness and into the light!  FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY!
December 4, 2019
The Rest is Still Unwritten
The next moment of your life is unwritten. You can make a decision to change your life and write your tomorrow, Where you are in this moment is not your forever. You have a choice to make. Live in gratitude, tap into your greatness, and become the best version of yoursellf. Write your own destiny.
November 18, 2019
What I Wish More People Understood About Losing a Child...
Listen in to hear about an article I read from another bereaved parent that moved me and motivated me to share. 
October 25, 2019
Are you Resilient?
Listen to this episode and learn  three of the traits you need to become resilient. The storms will come... are you prepared for what you need to walk through the darkness?
October 22, 2019
I'm Not Superman...
Do you feel afraid, overwhelmed, in over your head? Listen to this episode and learn how to create an alter-ego to win in the game of life on your playing field. 
September 25, 2019
The 4 Life Lines
In this episode I discuss the 4 things in life to live by so you can be the best version of you. Spread out your roots, hold others up, and let them hold you up when you need it most. I hope you enjoy this episode and can find something to use in your life.
September 10, 2019
Communication, Expectations, and Emotional Discomfort
Communication is one of the most important things to master. Learn to communicate your wants, needs, fears, etc and your life will improve greatly. Setting expectations in every relationship in your life will help greatly. It takes the pressure off. Listen to how I have learned to use this and take the pressure off in my relationships. Learn to face your emotional discomfort. Stop running from your pain and face, feel it, move through it, and finally heal from it. 
August 29, 2019
There is NO Tomorrow... Turn your Should's into MUST'S
Do you want to achieve greatness in your life? Then stop saying you should do it and decide you MUST do it.  Make a decision today to do what is needed daily to get you to your goals. There is no tomorrow... all you have is today... get it done!
August 18, 2019
Why My Journey 2 Hope and Charlie
Some one recently asked me why My Journey 2 Hope and why the number 2. Listen in as I explain this and a lot more. Additionally listen in to find out who Charlie is, how he's helping my family, and bringing some love to our wounded hearts. 
August 7, 2019
Our First Family Vacation since The Tragedy and The Power List
The beginning of this episode is about the difficulty of taking our first family vacation since my daughter's passing. Then I cover Andy Frisella's Power List and how it can change your life. Learn to use The Power List in your own life and WIN THE DAY! When you win enough days, you win the week, when you win enough weeks, you win the month, and when you win enough months, you WIN THE YEAR! Use the list and watch your life transform.
July 29, 2019
A Bump in The Road on My Journey 2 Hope with some Mindset and Heartset Work
There will always be bumps in the road on your quest for greatness. Learn to embrace and push through them.  It starts with working on your Mindset, but you must do the Heartset work if you really want to move forward in your life. Listen to this episode to learn more. 
July 20, 2019
Are You There God? It's Me, Michael
Listen to this episode to learn how my daughter's passing tested my faith,  how I overcame my anger with God, and how my renewed faith has helped me find Hope. 
July 11, 2019
Be The Spark
So many of us go through our lives unhappy, unfulfilled, existing, wearing masks, and never living life to our true potential. My Daughter was the spark for me, and now I want to pay that forward. Challenge yourself to be the spark for others. Your spouse, your children, the barista, the flight attendant, your best friend...BE THE SPARK!
July 5, 2019
My Gabriella
Gabriella was an amazing young woman, who was making a difference in the world. Listen and learn about who she was, The mark she was making, and how we will continue to make the world a better place through her Scholarship and Foundation. Gabriella will get to make a difference! She will live on by the work we do in her name.
June 30, 2019
How Hockey Saved My Life
 In this episode I share how the game of Hockey saved my life. Through the love and support of the players and families, it lifted me out of the darkness I was in and literally saved my life. 
June 22, 2019
Morning Ritual/Routine
Do you control your mornings or do your mornings control you? Listen to this episode to learn how I took control of my mornings, which helped me climb out of depression, and take control of my life. Create a morning ritual today... Get a morning routine... See you in the early a.m. 
June 18, 2019
The Decision
This episode is a glimpse into the dark hole I was in, and how, and when I made the decision to crawl out of it. The decision to live, to learn, to grow, and most of all, honor myself and my daughter Gabriella.
June 16, 2019
The Tragedy
In this episode I discuss the details leading up to and the day of my daughter's death. This is a tough listen, but a must listen. 
June 12, 2019