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Sailing Through Life

Sailing Through Life

By Sailing Through Life with Lorie⚓
A Journey to Health, Happiness and Living your Dreams
It’s time to feel empowered! It’s time to make every choice count!

Lorie, a sailor and 2-time cancer survivor, is the host of this genuine and thought provoking show. You will feel the energy and guidance from guests through the conversations. If you have been through any kind of struggle or just need a pick-me-up, listen to the grace and confidence of those who have walked in your steps.
There is light, even in the darkest of times.

You can find Lorie on Instagram and Facebook @sailingthroughlifepodcast
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The Healthy Galley with Lynne Bowman
What is the secret recipe for reversing chronic disease, looking and feeling better and most important creating sustainable health habits? Eating healthy is exceptionally delicious with my guest and “healthy gal”, Lynne Bowman. She is wise and witty and has created a whole food, plant based and practical way of eating. This holistic approach is what has helped Lynne to overcome her own health issues. Lynne was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes over 30 years ago. Through her understanding of the importance of food and modifying her lifestyle, she became living proof that you can cook, eat, sleep and walk your way out of type 2 diabetes, or at least the ill effects of it. In addition, the benefits extend to aging well and looking fantastic! In her new book, “Brownies for Breakfast,” she takes us through her Healthy Galley and shares exactly how you can do it too. It is a wonderful feast for the eyes as well. Would you ever think of eating brownies for breakfast? Probably not, but you may rethink that after hearing this episode. In my conversation with Lynne, we are going to be talking about: Reversing chronic disease through lifestyle changes Healthy habits that you can really keep Her secret to aging well Lynne’s colorful and charismatic personality pairs well with the food she eats. Perhaps that is another benefit to following her lead. She is full of energy and continues to be active in truly LIVING her life. Her recipes are Low-carb, gluten-free, super nutritious recipes everybody in the family will like, and anybody can make. Just when you thought your favorites were out, Lynne redesigned them without all the bad stuff. “When you allow yourself, mentally and physically, to eat high-quality food it changes your relationship with food. If you sit down to a table full of green and yellow and pink and red and orange and beautiful foods with beautiful fragrance and textures and you say to yourself “I’m gonna eat whatever I want and I get to eat whatever I want”. Suddenly now, not only is the food healthy, but your relationship without food becomes healthy. That’s huge!” Her book “Brownies for Breakfast” is beautifully photographed and filled with easy to follow recipes to drool over. You can find out more about Lynne on her website at LynneBowman.com  You can find her book Brownies for Breakfast: A Cookbook for Diabetics and the People Who Love Them on Amazon.  Social Media: Instagram @lynneparmiterbowman and Facebook @lynneparmiterbowman  How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
54:27
January 20, 2022
A Happy Crew with Chris Plourde
Relationships - We all have them. They exist in many forms in our lives. We have relationships with people, finances, spirituality and most importantly - ourselves. With energy and excitement, my guest Chris Plourde is joining me today to shed some light on how we can better our relationships. You might be surprised what it is! By starting on the inside, you can unlock your true potential and find balance in your life. Finding your freedom comes from shifting your perspective. Becoming the best version of yourself is the journey. Chris is a Conscious Performance Coach, Consultant, Speaker and Mind Body Instructor. Using physical, mental and emotional aspects of wellness & life, he teaches how to embrace yourself with love and clarity. Now is the time to live a life of peace and happiness! In my conversation with Chris we will be covering: Courage and Fear- Reprogramming how we think Relationships and what they are here to teach you What I learned today in my conversation with Chris is: In any relationship, it takes you being the best you to make it successful, your relationship with yourself and bringing your best self forward is the most important. Until we get ourselves on the right path, we will struggle. Fear can be a big stumbling block for us on our journey and can create a barrier to moving through situations in our lives. Flipping that fear into courage will empower us to make those moves to understand ourselves better. Once you can conquer that, you can thrive in all aspects of your life. Taking care of you doesn’t mean being selfish, it means you are able to present your best to the world. We are reprogramming our thinking for healthy relationships. To learn more about Chris and his work, you can go to his website at chrisplourde.com On Social Media: Instagram @coachchrisplourde, Facebook @coachchrisplourde How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
41:34
January 13, 2022
The Treasure Inside of You with Robert Riopel
What is the treasure you have inside of you? On this treasure hunt in life, there really isn’t a big “X” marking it out. You have to take the journey of self-discovery to find it. I think you will appreciate the realness, the humor and the energy you will feel from listening to my guest Robert Raymond Riopel. He is an International Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur and Trainer. In his book “Success Left a Clue”, he inspires us to tap into our greatness, dream big and then turn those dreams into reality! Robert shares his own struggles and knows first hand about turning his life around. His humble journey started from being deep in debt to experiencing financial freedom by the age of 32. Through the events in his life, he has learned there are lessons in each challenge. He learned the importance of dreaming and the power that has to change your life. In this episode I will be talking with Robert about: 🗝 Living an empowered life 🗝 Achieving success 🗝 The 6 steps you need to create the life of your dreams This powerful episode is full of great information and inspiration, Robert tells us how he has gone through many struggles, just like we all do. When he figured out how to turn his life around financially, he created a life that continues to ignite him.  There is a reason for what happens to us in life, even though it is difficult to understand…it is what we learn from these experiences that help you grow...to be your best. To be you! Every step you make to better your life gets you closer. Don’t just dream…DREAM BIG! Follow the 6 steps Robert talked about and your treasure hunt will lead you to find your dreams, talent, and success. Remember, to follow all the steps, they are necessary to create the life of your dreams, but #6, yeah, that one is the most important! You can check out more about Robert on his website at RobertRiopel.com   You can find his free book HERE  Social Media Links: Facebook- @therobertriopel  - LinkedIn- @robertriopel  - Instagram- @rrriopel  - Twitter-  @RobRox69  How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
50:49
January 06, 2022
What's on Deck
WOW! What a year it has been. This is EPISODE45!  This episode is about time and change - for Lorie and for the show. There's nothing like starting the new year with a new look.  "If you told me five years ago this would be my current life, I don’t know if I could even begin to believe it."  ⚓️Another year has passed and what would you say YOUR biggest challenge was?  ⚓️What was something you overcame?  Lorie's year started with the realization that big changes were going to happen. You can't say she didn't get things accomplished in 2021. She started the year with dreaming about how her life would change. With every step she took, the dream became more real. While living the so-called “normal life",  she made progress with working through the logistics of what her new life would be.  We only get one shot at this. Now is the time to start your journey to health, happiness and living our dreams. That's the power we have inside ourselves. Lorie continues to find ways to live a healthy, happy life with the information and ideas from her guests and in life. She will continue to encourage you to live your dreams. "Remember I am on this journey with you. I'm so thankful to everyone who has been a part of the show, whether you've been a guest or a listener or family or friends that support. You have helped so many including myself! I have so much to be thankful for. Life is meant to be lived and I am on that path." You only get this time right now to live your best life. Enjoy life and live it to the fullest. Afterall, this is your journey!  How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community.  If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com  Music: BenSound.com
21:15
December 30, 2021
Time to Make Way with Anne Poirier
Most of us have felt the pressure to look or feel a certain way in our lives. Do you remember the first time you realized you were different or unhappy with the way you saw yourself? If you have, start feeling more comfortable and confident with your body and yourself by joining my conversation today with Anne Poirier. After almost 40 years of combating eating and body image struggles of her own, Anne knows first hand about hope, healing and transformation of the body.  She is the author of "The Body Joyful". Anne has created a global online source of support, encouragement and inspiration for women to conquer the negative self-talk & society’s idea of how we should look and think about diet culture. Knowing your true value and worth creates body acceptance & confidence. In this episode I talk to Anne about: Starting your journey to a healthier life How to calm your negative self-talk Achieving body acceptance and confidence Her courage and insight to heal herself has led her to reach out to others. Learn more about how you can calm and quiet your inner critical voice, find peace with food, and develop body acceptance and confidence. Escape the negative self talk. You can move through life with a new appreciation for yourself. In her book, Anne offers ways to question your beliefs, and realize you have choices.  To work through the process and find the new you. The you that accepts who you are, as you are. You can learn more about Anne: Her website and where you can find her book as well - ShapingPerspectives.com  Anne’s LinkedIn  Facebook @ShapingPerspectives  How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
41:06
December 23, 2021
Your Southern Cross with Dieter Randolph
We all need something to direct us on our journey. Some sort of beacon to guide us on our journey of growth. In today’s episode, my guest Dieter Randolph and I talk about what we can do to find the meaning in our lives. We all have a calling and we all want growth, happiness and freedom. At the end of your life, what will you be remembered by? Do you know your story? Take a second and check in with yourself. If the answer is no, well, you are in the right spot. Dieter is a third-generation minister, a coach, and a teacher as well as the author of “MeaningFullFilled”. His mission is to help you find a life that you love, one that truly feeds you. One that makes you the hero of your story. In today’s episode we will be discussing with Dieter: Finding meaning in our lives Using our Southern Cross to help us navigate on our journey Why failure is a good thing The Southern Cross is a constellation most clearly seen from the Southern Hemisphere with the four brightest stars forming a cross. Sailors know it well and have used the Southern Cross to help navigate their boats since the 15th century. Remember,  there is something you have that no one else has. You don’t need anything extra to be who you already are. Be the hero of your story. Follow your southern cross. It is already in your heart and it is ready to guide you. Isn’t it wonderful to know we’re all in this together.  When you win, so does the world. To connect with Deiter, you can find him here: Website WayPastOkay.com  Instagram @waypastokay   Facebook @waypastokay  How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
36:57
December 16, 2021
The Whole Nine Yards with Penelope Joye
From the beginning of her life, Penelope Joye was exposed to the sun and went through her childhood  as many of us did with long days at the beach or pool with little or no protection. She paid the price. The result was a melanoma diagnosis, not once, but twice. The seriousness of this compelled her to examine her life and find a solution to preventing future concerns with premature aging, sun damage and skin cancer. Penelope has had her scare with skin cancer, but it is what she did because of it that she shares with us today. Growing up in Australia then moving on to her well travelled life, she gained the experiences that would give her an idea...one  that would become a passion for her. She found a creative solution for protection against the sun’s harmful rays. Her solution is easy to use, practical and best of all so very beautiful. It is the whole nine yards! In today’s episode is “The Whole Nine Yards”. with Penelope , we will be learning about: How she found her passion after going through her challenges Creating her beautiful solution to sun protection and skin care What a creative, resourceful and beautiful guest. I just loved how she took a need and turned it into something she is so passionate about. What a vast life change from learning the business operations in her mother's restaurant to investment banker to umbrella guru. It goes to show how all of our life experiences lead us to where we need to be. We also are reminded that we need to take care of ourselves and be proactive with protecting ourselves from sun damage. I always like to take time to point out the seriousness of skin cancer, melanoma even more so. Do what  you can daily AND in all seasons with sunscreen, clothing, and accessories to prevent putting yourself in a potentially deadly situation. You can find out more about Penelope and her umbrellas on her website Japarra.com and on Instagram @japarraumbrellas How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
36:40
December 09, 2021
Seas the Day with Megan Warren
What do you do when you feel like you are being pulled down in life? If you are ready to try something new, to take the plunge, dive deep inside yourself to discover who you are, you are going to really enjoy listening to my guest Megan Warren. She joins me to help us understand what it means to seize the day. She found herself stuck after divorce, a life-changing diagnosis, single motherhood, and living alone in a foreign country. She shares her story about her decision to start a new life. Megan is a Self-leadership Coach & Motivational Speaker. On her journey to self discovery she realized she was going through the motions, feeling overwhelmed and unfulfilled. In this episode we will learn how we can look inside and resolve the conflicts we are facing. To take the steps to feel less trapped in our emotions and become more alive. With understanding, practice and grace we can achieve a life of satisfaction. Listen in to learn more from Megan about: The importance of really feeling our emotions and riding those waves Using life changing skills to help us heal to move forward in life This raw and soulful episode gives us hope that we can free ourselves from our emotions. When you find that what you are doing isn’t working anymore, it’s time to seize the day. See past the fear and anger to live a more empowered life. This was an emotional one for me and I share this because I know that others are on this same journey. Megan has such a wonderful outlook and understanding of what it is like to go through heartbreak and make the decision to heal and find fulfillment. I am so happy she joined me in this episode. I learned so much from her. You can find out more about Megan  and her coaching on her website MeganWarrenCoaching.com How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
44:22
December 02, 2021
Charting Your Course: Getting Anchored
It's time to celebrate, be thankful and find gratitude in your life. In this special episode, I am excited to share some news about the changes in my life and the podcast.  What do you have to be thankful for? It’s that time of year when we start to think of these things if we don’t already. I know some of you might be having a hard time with this question right now.  With the change of the season and upcoming holidays we become more reflectful and thankful for what and who we have in our lives, our family members and friends. All the wonderful people that support us The moments we have had throughout the year that we hold in our hearts. We have the opportunity to be more mindful of our lives and get the most out of our time here. You have the chance to live your best life possible. Why not do it now? Please let me know If there's anything that I’ve discussed in this episode that rings true for you or someone you care about. Your feedback helps me to understand better how I can help in the future. If you would like to share your experience or know of an organization to help ...even just one person, please message me through my website or social media at Sailing Through Life Podcast. I would be thrilled to hear from you. How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this caring support community! You can support the show by following, reviewing and sharing it. When you make a contribution, you will also help us to reach more listeners and make their stories matter. This will help me grow this show and continue my passion to reach others with my messages of hope and empowerment. You can connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
09:53
November 25, 2021
Even-Keeled with Michelle Kalkan
Find the balance in your life! Michelle Kalkan's energy and cheerful outlook shows how she has been able to bounce back and overcome the life she had to create a life she loves. After divorce, bankruptcy and cancer, she found the way to be a survivor and thriver.  Through this series of events and focusing on gratitude, she found her happy place. That is what led her to her next chapter. Michelle is the founder of Soul-ga Life coaching. Her specialty is helping women struggling with balance in their lives find a life that is fulfilled and energetic. She inspires, guides & supports all women who have endured hardships & are now ready to begin living a life they look forward to waking up to. She has directed her life to live the same way through the practice of OOLA. Oola means living life firing on all cylinders—joyful, wholehearted, and ready to take advantage whenever good times and opportunities appear. Listen to learn more from Michelle about: Creating Balance in an Unbalanced World How Gratitude Creates Happiness We all have situations in our lives that throw us out of balance. It's what you do to move forward that makes the difference. You can find your balance in life. Find gratitude and happiness is yours. Make the commitment to see the results. Learning to be even-keeled will help you have smooth sailing as you move through your life. You can learn more about Michelle on her website at Soulganet.wordpress.com and on Instagram @soulgalifecoach  How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
41:48
November 18, 2021
Before That Ship Has Sailed with Lynn Sherwood
This is a heartfelt and touching conversation about the reality of life. We will all go through grief and loss at some point. Life is precious. Let’s make the most of the time we have together. Even if it means having the hard conversations. The importance of end-of-life communication hit home when Lynn Sherwood's 25 year-old daughter, Lauren, was diagnosed with Small Cell Lung Cancer.  In the five months they shared between diagnosis and death, this mom and daughter navigated the waters of legal and health care decisions, interpersonal relationships, and communicating personal preferences which would bring comfort, joy and peace… This candid and emotional conversation with Lynn will cover: Why communication about death and dying is important to her The importance of talking about death before it happens How planning ahead can create a “happier ending” for you and your family She encourages us to think about dying as a natural part of life - designing our dying to achieve a potentially “happier ending!” The reality is that anyone could perrish without this wake-up call and at any time. Trying to make decisions while grieving the loss of a loved one is a difficult subject, yet it is one that everyone will deal with eventually. This is a difficult subject and I hope you can look at it in a different light now. Lynn is a former nurse, "companionship-centered" caregiver, serial entrepreneur, author of “Lung Cancer 101” and “My Croak File,” and TEDx Speaker. You can learn more about Lynn on her website at LynnSherwood.com  How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
43:09
November 11, 2021
Tied Up In Knots with Amber Campion
Are you tied up in knots? Feeling frustrated and stuck?  Amber Campion, a trauma-informed yoga teacher & mindfulness-based life + leadership coach, has such a peaceful and centered spirit. Through her guidance she will help us understand how to unravel those knots in your life and find your inner peace. Imagine living a more confident life. For more than a decade, Amber’s work in the field of emotional intelligence, personal leadership, and self-discovery has led her to create many programs supporting you to bring your Full Self to the world.  She is also the founder of Dynamic Release Method™ and The Fulfillment Formula™. Topics we cover: The connection to mind, body and spirit. What it means to find your inner peace.  The 7 Mind Traps - How to break habits that keep you stuck I really enjoyed our conversation about self discovery and why it is so important to stop hiding and start living intentionally and to your full potential. I felt such a powerful connection to her. She has such a calm and giving spirit.  So, if you are feeling frustrated and stuck, when you stop feeling like yourself, you need to look deeper. Please connect with Amber. She will be able to help you understand how to unravel your emotions and find your inner peace. You can discover more about Amber on: Her website AmberCampion.com   Access her free yoga, breathwork, and insight journaling program: A 5-Day Embodiment Experience: to keep the channel open YouTube @ambercampion Instagram @ambercampion  Facebook @campionamber If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
45:30
November 04, 2021
Trimming the Sails with Maria Seville
Are you having trouble finding the best way to take care of yourself? Are you struggling with fitness, nutrition or life in general?   My guest today gives us hope in finding the answers. Maria Seville started Faith over Fear Fitness and Nutrition and is a fitness, nutrition & lifestyle coach. Through her 7 simple and sustainable fitness, nutrition and lifestyle habits you too can make changes in your life to be healthier and feel more fulfilled. To get the most out of your life. The realization that her faith & health were her key to survival was triggered by a brain tumor and by her cancer diagnosis. Maria is a wonderful role model for overcoming life challenges and surpassing expectations. She is a faithful wife and mom of 3 teens, and is now living the life of her dreams by helping others do the same. Find your community and find the support you need. Maria believes that once you honor your body, no matter what life throws at you, you will thrive in all aspects of your life.  Let your faith be bigger than your fear. You can learn more about Maria and her services through Instagram @faithoverfearfitness_nutrition  Facebook @faithoverfearfitnessandnutrition So here is a little background on the title of this episode Trimming the Sails. To me what you’re doing is refining. You’re trying to get the best performance from your life, just like you trim a sail on a sailboat. You’re always tweaking and adjusting the sail regardless of the wind or the direction you’re going in. You always have the opportunity to make little changes to get something better out of what you’re doing. I figured with this topic of fitness and nutrition and lifestyle you always have the opportunity to make those little changes. Trimming the sails, getting the most out of life. It’s something we all strive to do. How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
42:10
October 28, 2021
Floating in the Stillness with Erin McCullough
Do you know how to live the life you desire? Learn how to be calm, have peace of mind, and find meaning in your life now.  How you ask? Float in the stillness. When you go inside yourself, be still and listen. There you will find your answers. There you will find your joy. My guest today is Erin McCullough also known as the  "Joy Slinger,". She is a thought leader & International Teacher of Impenetrable Joy. Erin teaches people how to find Impenetrable Joy: that is the ability to no longer be at the mercy of people or circumstances to dictate whether you have a good or bad day, a good or bad life.   She also explains the difference between happiness and joy and how to find and cultivate your joy so that it is the predominant experience in your life. Learn how to still your mind and understand why you are here and what you are meant to be doing. Erin’s story shows the impact anxiety has on our lives. Through her experience she learned how and why that happened and developed strategies to overcome and prevent it, which is what she now teaches. Erin vowed she would do whatever she could to make sure that no one had to have that experience, so that has been her mission. To learn more about how to be calm, have peace of mind, and find meaning in your life now. Go to Erin’s website at Erin-Mac.com   Also find her on Instagram and Facebook @erinmacllc    How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com Music: BenSound.com
40:01
October 21, 2021
Clean Bill of Health with Martha Tettenborn
Martha Tettenborn’s ovarian cancer diagnosis spurred her on to look at things from a new perspective.  Inspired by her own journey, Martha decided to help others see cancer differently—as an experience that will give you strength, wisdom, and more love for your body and life than ever before, encompassing mind, body & spirit. She is a Registered Dietitian and certified Primal Health Coach with over 30 years of experience as well as a cancer doula. Martha is the author of “Hacking Chemo” In her book, She shares her knowledge as a dietitian and experience as a cancer patient to inform others about the power of metabolic interventions to support conventional cancer treatment. Martha uses nutrition interventions, supported by science, to impact her own experience. That and her “kickass” attitude are her secret weapons in this adventure. She shares what she does and what she knows with those who are travelling the cancer road, as well as those who love and care for them. An experience that will give you strength, wisdom, and more love for your body and life than ever before. You can learn more about Martha and her book on her website at MarthaTettenborn.com and Facebook at Powerful Beyond Measure - Using Nutrition to Journey through Cancer Her book “Hacking Chemo: Using Ketogenic Diet, Therapeutic Fasting and a Kickass Attitude to Power through Cancer Treatment” is available on Amazon  How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! You can find it here. Music: BenSound.com
41:21
October 14, 2021
Understanding Your Internal Compass with Carrie Leaf
Have you ever avoided a problem hoping it would go away, only to find out that the fear of change is worse than the problem? If you find yourself repeating the same patterns or making the same mistakes over and over again even though you know better, join me along with my guest Carrie Leaf as we uncover how to turn your struggles into a starting point for a new life full of happiness. Carrie has been a practicing psychotherapist for over 10 years and has worked in the psychology field for over 15 years. She has helped her clients work on their mind, body, spirit connection for a solid foundation moving forward. Understanding your internal compass allows you to grow and live the best version of yourself you can. Life's too short to be unhappy, unsure, or unfulfilled. Start healing now. Carrie will lead you through building a healthy foundation for good mental health. Identify and bring subconscious negative beliefs and patterns to the conscious This can begin your healing journey. Her book “Therapize Yourself” will help guide you to the answers within you. You can learn more about Carrie on her Website at CarrieLeaf.com  Here is the link to her Mini Self-Mental Health Free Assessment   Instagram @carrieleafcoaching  and Facebook Carrie.Leaf.39  Her book "Therapize Yourself" is available on Amazon How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! You can find it here. Music: BenSound.com
38:58
October 07, 2021
Navigating the Currents of Your Life with Matthew Newman
Brain cancer survivor, speaker and author, Matthew Newman joins me in this episode. He is someone who understands what it is like to go through an extreme challenge. Matt is such a remarkable and energized warrior.  Living in the moment and a new appreciation for life are the gifts he was given from cancer and he will never give back. He decided that this is his journey, he owns it – cancer was just along for the ride. Matthew is a father and husband as well as a financial advisor. He now travels the world talking to audiences of thousands. Matt shares his journey through his successful battle with cancer along with his financial planning expertise to teach and motivate others in preparation for the unthinkable. In his book, “Starting At The Finish Line”, he shares his story of the journey he and his family took through his battle that leads him to live with clarity, understanding and a passion to help others. You can learn more about Matt on his website at matthewsnewman.com and Instagram @startingatthefinishline His book "Starting at the Finish Line: My Cancer Partner, Perspective and Preparation" is available on Amazon. How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! You can find it here. Music: BenSound.com
38:16
September 30, 2021
Weathering the Storm with Candice Mason
Candice Mason is the true definition of a warrior.  In this candid episode, listen as she shares how she turned her challenges into opportunity. She is an inspiration for anyone and has shown her strength through weathering the storm.  She was diagnosed with stage III melanoma in 2017, and again in 2019 with stage IV by accident.  She has endured multiple surgeries, including a double craniotomy, immunotherapy, and many side effects. Even though she has gone through so much, she continues to live her best life now. Melanoma is serious and her involvement in skin cancer awareness shows her determination to make a difference. She has found a creative and fun way to stay sun safe through her business Desert Camo Apparel with Certified UPF50+ clothing and other sun protective products. Her first hand knowledge of the seriousness of this cancer has motivated her to save lives “One skin cell at a time”. Listen to this important episode to hear more about this amazing woman. You can learn more about Candice on her website at desertcamoapparel.com and Instagram @desertcamoapparel How do you sail through life? Join me on this endeavor! I would love to grow this amazing support community! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please connect on Instagram or Facebook. You can also reach me on my NEW WEBSITE. Please check it out! You can find it here. Music: BenSound.com
40:31
September 23, 2021
Changing Your Latitude with Steven Crane
Steven Crane spent the year 2020 "marinating his brain" as he says, in the spirit of gratitude and appreciation... and lots of writing after his teenage son's challenge to examine why his response to so many situations was negative. While the world was on lock-down and going through a pandemic, he discovered something life-changing. He found there were hidden blessings all over the place in things he previously viewed as negatives. He learned it's possible to rewire that negativity, and live more mindfully in a spirit of true appreciation. From questioning faith after losing loved ones to cancer, or his own significant health challenges to the more everyday challenges like careers, parenting, relationships, Steven realized it was time to take a hard look at his life. You can learn more about Steven on Instagram and Facebook. His book “I Can Appreciate That!” is available on Amazon. The month of September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. If you purchase his book "I Can Appreciate That" in September, they will donate 100% of net proceeds from all sales to CURE, In memory of Lake Bozman, and in honor of those still fighting today, If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or reach me on Anchor. My NEW WEBSITE has launched. Please check it out! You can find it here. Music: BenSound.com Donate to CURE
38:07
September 09, 2021
That Sinking Feeling with Lindsay Miller
Lindsay Miller went through years of infertility, autoimmune disease, overwork and loss, She took her physical and emotional health to the breaking point.  “Life is full of experiences that are challenging to cope with and for every stress we face, there are consequences for our physical and emotional health.  Oftentimes we want to handle problems on our own but that leads to burnout and overwhelm”.  She knows because she has been there.  She takes struggle and turns that around to empathize and connect with others. It helps us find meaning and a reference to it. What a great way to look at our potential and how we get through life's challenges. Making small adjustments and learning to work toward a calmer existence. Imagine how different life can be when you no longer have that sinking feeling and you are in the right mindset. Lindsay has a degree in Child Development as well as Mindfulness, Yoga and Health Coaching Certifications. She helps women and children recover from stressful experiences and build resilience for the future. She shares tools to help clients uncover their strengths, develop healthy habits, and improve their self-talk. By creating a safe space to work through stressful situations like family conflict, divorce, illness, infertility and loss, Lindsay supports clients as they unlock their potential to live meaningful and intentional lives in any situation. You can learn more about Lindsay on her website TheStressNanny.com, Instagram @thestressnanny, and you can listen to her Podcast The Stress Nanny with Lindsay Miller. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or reach me on Anchor. My NEW WEBSITE SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com has launched. Please check it out! You can find it here. Music: BenSound.com
52:36
August 26, 2021
On The Right Track
Jenny Spencer is an RN, Oncology Nurse and Certified Exercise Specialist. She is the founder of Fight the Fatigue, an exercise program for cancer patients. She has been able to incorporate her oncology nursing background with her fitness trainer certification in order to develop a safe, effective and individualized exercise program for those living with cancer throughout their entire fight; starting even as soon as diagnosis. Jenny sees movement as integral to feeling better physically, but also equally important - mentally. She is most passionate about using exercise as a tool for patients to play an active role in their treatment in order to improve their outcomes, maintain their independence and live a quality life doing the things they love with the people they love! Remember: No matter how small the action is, it is still progress. It is important to improve your health and well being through exercise, especially from the start of your cancer journey to improve your quality of life. Research shows that patients that exercise have less fatigue and have increased strength and endurance along with a better mental state. You can learn more about Jenny on her website Fight-the-Fatigue.com and on Instagram @fightthefatiguefitness and in CancerWellness Magazine If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or reach me on Anchor. My NEW WEBSITE has launched. Please check it out! You can find it here. Music: BenSound.com
37:05
August 12, 2021
The Tides Have Changed
Bobbi Kahler’s key strength is in helping people to “Just Start” and to learn their way forward.  This idea is based on her belief that goal setting and having a vision are important, but it is more important to just start.  Nothing happens until you do.  You cannot make progress, you cannot learn more until you make the decision to change. Known as the "Personal Change Chef" for people because she helps them take their raw ingredients and create a recipe that will bring out their best so that they can be their most fulfilled and successful. Her personal story of re-building her health after almost losing her life to an illness continues to inspire and offer hope that anything is possible. She is dedicated to bringing hope, knowledge and assurance that people can be more successful and more fulfilled in their lives if they choose.  Be the author of your life. To achieve your goals, continue to pick yourself up time and time again and refuse to quit. You will be amazed what change can do for you! You can learn more about Bobbi on her website bobbikahler.com, Facebook, and you can listen to her amazing podcast UnYeilded here. Author - Travels of the Heart: Developing your Inner Leader Co-Author - Masters of Success Healthy Minds Program App available through Apple and Google Play. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please contact me on my website SailingThroughLifePodcast.wordpress.com or at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram. My NEW WEBSITE has launched. Please check it out! Music: BenSound.com
38:29
July 29, 2021
Charting Your Course: New Chapter
The follow up to my “Winds of Change” episode is here!  So what has happened to me since I announced my new life changes? Life is full of surprises and I can say I have been pleasantly surprised in the last few months. This is my New Chapter! I have been working hard to get things settled and back on track. This transition has proven to me that hard work and endurance really makes the difference. I think the key has been the blessing of divine intervention for how this all played out. Listen to this episode to learn more! My NEW WEBSITE is LIVE. Please check it out!  If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, on my website or you can reach me through Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
18:01
July 15, 2021
Staying Afloat
Rachel Engstrom is an advocate and speaker for Leukemia and Lymphoma and the author of “Wife, Widow, Now What?”, her book about her experience being forced to deal with cancer as a wife and caregiver at 28 years old when her husband, Grayson, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. In this episode, Rachel shares her story and strength to be a resource to anyone going through any illness. Her honest and raw perspective is offered as she reflects on her life and becoming a widow at the young age of 31. She shows her determination to be strong and make a difference for others and how she was able to stay afloat during a devastating time. Her book is an incredible reference for anyone going through a medical challenge or others looking to be a support. You are NOT alone. You can learn more about Rachel on: Instagram @wifewidownowwhat and Facebook at wife.widow.now.what, Her book, “Wife, Widow, Now What?” is available on Amazon. Check out CaringBridge here to learn more about their services. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
41:34
July 01, 2021
Plotting Your Course: 2
Find the joy in discovering your divine design, your true purpose. You are worthy!  In part 2 of this candid and vulnerable episode Taralyn Michelle and I discuss the key to emotional and spiritual freedom. Taralyn's purpose is finding your “Divine Design'', allowing you to be your true unapologetic self. Imagine getting your life on course to have the life you deserve! As a certified Life Coach, Habit Change expert, and CEO of Divine Design Media LLC, Taralyn has led individuals and groups in customized training designed to create life-changing shifts. Witnessing the shift in their energy and mindset continues to reaffirm in me not only the power of purpose in life but the importance of awakening our unique contributions through living in that purpose. To learn more, connect with Taralyn on her website at TaralynMichelle.com , Facebook at AuthorTaralynMichele and Instagram @Justtaralyn If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
33:04
June 17, 2021
Plotting Your Course: 1
Owning the aspects of our life enables us to move through them and learn from them and continue the quest to be your best self. My guest Taralyn Michelle's purpose is guiding you to find your “Divine Design'', allowing you to be your true unapologetic self.  Imagine getting your life on course to have the life you deserve! As a certified Life Coach, Habit Change expert, and CEO of Divine Design Media LLC, Taralyn has led individuals and groups in customized training designed to create life-changing shifts. Witnessing the shift in their energy and mindset continues to reaffirm in me not only the power of purpose in life but the importance of awakening our unique contributions through living in that purpose. A native of the southern Chicagoland area Taralyn Michelle is a speaker, best-selling author, and mindset coach dedicated to supporting women in navigating through the challenges of their life stories. Taralyn uses her gift as a professional writer to support clients in taking the next step and sharing their stories through freelance services offered by Divine Design Media. Her book, entitled "The Ultimate Release", is at the core of Taralyn’s mission to guide others through identifying the beginning of core beliefs that skew perceptions and fuel a defeatist mindset, decision making, and experiences. Just released is her latest book and National Best Seller, "The Life I Love", an anthology of true stories revealing transformations that lead to living a life worth celebrating while embracing the NOW!. In sharing her impactful talent to awaken and inspire, Taralyn is proud to lend her support to community organizations and corporations as well as being an active contributor to various platforms created to uplift and educate. To learn more, connect with Taralyn on her website at TaralynMichelle.com , Facebook at AuthorTaralynMichele and Instagram @Justtaralyn  If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
34:07
June 10, 2021
Knowing the Ropes
What if you didn’t have to feel overwhelmed, worn down or have health issues because of your worries. You could turn things around by retraining the way you think to feel better and become more productive. To be a better you! Laura Albers is a mindset, productivity and business coach. She loves being able to help her clients through their challenges. She will help you get back on track with your health, happiness, business and sanity. Think about living a life of peace, excitement, and success! Laura really understands the importance of “knowing the ropes”. Getting to know yourself and improving how you LIVE your life! You can learn more about Laura on her website- alberswellness.com, instagram- lauraalbers_wellness and facebook- albersmindandbodywellness **Don’t forget to download your free templates on Laura’s website to get you on your way to feeling better and becoming more productive. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
45:44
May 06, 2021
Charting Your Course: Winds of Change
My life is going through the winds of change. I bet you’re curious about what this life change is. This episode explains what the changes are and what they mean for upcoming episodes. This is some BIG NEWS! What if you had the chance to live your dreams? What would you do if you could? I want to inspire and empower you to move through the difficult times. To set goals and live your life. I’m not saying it will be easy, but it will be worth it. It’s been a wild year, yes, all 4 months of it, and that’s a major statement after 2020.  There have been many things going on in the background. For us everything lined up very quickly -almost as if we were being led to this change. Listen to this episode to learn more! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
11:36
April 15, 2021
Undercurrents
Dr. Emilia Dewi is an occupational therapist and has helped many clients navigate life after cancer treatments and surgery, return to exercise and pain-free life post cancer treatment, and has problem-solved many lifestyle adaptations that her clients have had to face to manage their lymphedema, a serious and misunderstood chronic illness. She explains the importance of the lymphatic system and how everyone should be aware of how it works and what it means when it signals there is a concern. Emilia is passionate about raising awareness for lymphedema as well as providing resources and helping patients to thrive when living with lymphedema. She is a truly special person. You can learn more about Dr. Emilia Dewi and lymphedema on Instagram @the_lymph_therapist Please reach out to her with any questions or concerns. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor FM. Music: BenSound.com
47:45
April 08, 2021
All Hands on Deck
Christian de la Huerta is an internationally renowned spiritual teacher, TedX speaker and award-winning author of “Awakening the Soul of Power: How to Live Heroically and Set Yourself Free”, the first book of the Calling All Heroes series. With 30 years of experience, Christian is a sought-after spiritual teacher, personal transformation coach and leading voice in the breathwork community. He has traveled the world offering inspiring and transformational retreats combining psychological and spiritual teachings with lasting and life-changing effects. While his dedication manifests in a variety of ways for a diverse audience, all of Christian’s work shares a common result: profound personal transformation. Are you ready to feel empowered? Christian will share how in today's episode. Awakening the Soul of Power will help you: Heal toxic relationship patterns Negotiate power struggles successfully Stop cheating yourself and playing small Conquer insecurity and unworthiness Unlock the secrets of personal empowerment and unleash your inner hero . . . starting today! You can learn more about Christian on: His website at soulfulpower.com and on Linked-in, YouTube and on social media platforms: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
43:47
March 25, 2021
Making Waves
“Overcoming tough times leads to incredible motivation”. Bob DePasquale's goal in sharing his story of being diagnosed with cancer and days later experiencing 9/11 first hand, is spreading his message “to make the world a better place by encouraging others to find the blessings in tragedy and use their gifts to help others”. Bob refers to himself as a purpose-driven “impactmaker”. He is a motivational speaker and is the host of his own podcast “Speaking of Impact”. He is motivated, passionate and engaging! And he loves “making waves”! You can learn more about Bob at bobdepasquale.com and on Twitter and Instagram @ bdepa If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
47:32
March 18, 2021
Ebb & Flow
There is an ebb & flow to life. When you are in the flow, life seems to move along smoothly. But, when you are in the ebb, things may need to change. Ask yourself, “are you living your best life”? When you are stuck and need direction, my guest is ready to inspire you! Roxanne Eng is the owner and CEO of Life Coaching with Roxanne Eng. She became a life coach to provide a safe and powerful place for individuals to discover their true selves and true desires. Her mission is to inspire, ignite passion and empower the amazingness within one’s own self and create their best life - spiritually, personally and professionally with absolute purpose and clarity. She is definitely an inspiration and full of amazing energy...just listen! You can find Roxanne on Instagram and Facebook at Life Coaching with Roxanne Eng. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
48:56
March 04, 2021
Finding a Safe Harbor: 2
My guest on Finding a Safe Harbor (part 2) is Kathleen Layer. She is a Certified Master Level Coach and Intuitive Eating Counselor. She teaches women how to end their battle with their bodies and learn to embrace the best part of themselves. Kathleen’s mission is to help create a world where women feel empowered to embrace every inch of their bodies so they can break through the barriers of diet culture, feel confident, and connected in who they are, and make space for the things that truly matter and the lives they are meant to live. This is part 2 of a 2-part episode. We continue our conversation about body confidence, loving yourself as you are and her new program “Embodied”. You can learn more about Kathleen and her programs on Instagram: @kathleenlayer, on Facebook at Kathleen Layer Coaching and her website KathleenLayer.com If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
28:25
February 25, 2021
Finding a Safe Harbor: 1
My guest on Finding a Safe Harbor is Kathleen Layer. She is a Certified Master Level Coach and Intuitive Eating Counselor. She teaches women how to end their battle with their bodies and learn to embrace the best part of themselves. Kathleen’s mission is to help create a world where women feel empowered to embrace every inch of their bodies so they can break through the barriers of diet culture, feel confident, and connected in who they are, and make space for the things that truly matter and the lives they are meant to live. Find your Safe Harbor in this episode. This is part 1 of a 2-part episode. You can learn more about Kathleen and her programs on Instagram: @kathleenlayer, on Facebook at Kathleen Layer Coaching and her website KathleenLayer.com If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
27:33
February 18, 2021
Charting Your Course: Mindfulness
What is mindfulness? In today’s episode I will be talking about mindfulness. This is a hot topic, especially after all of the major changes in the world in the last year. You see so much on the internet and social media about it. I've been reading more about it and learning about all the benefits. I discuss how I can become more mindful and how this will impact my life. Join me as I share my thoughts on mindfulness. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
11:16
February 11, 2021
Down the Hatch
Tuesday Hoelscher is a registered dietitian nutritionist and focuses on helping cancer patients and survivors through healthy food practices. She works with them to reduce fear, manage symptoms, and make eating easier and less stressful using a plant forward nutrition approach. She has a wonderful way of addressing “Cancer Fears vs. Fact” by highlighting inaccurate information and explaining the truths. She offers helpful tips and information on cancer fighting and prevention foods. You can learn more about Tuesday on Instagram: @the.cancernutritionist, Facebook Community: Plant Forward Nutrition: A Community for Cancer Survivors and on her website. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
36:06
February 04, 2021
Don’t Let Them Steal Your Wind
Gigi Williams authored a book about her life journey titled “God’s Hand In My ‘One’, Looking Back at the Master’s Plan”. She found that her disability has led her to reach out to others and share hope. She came into this world with a handicap, missing her left hand and forearm. Gigi found that being born different helped her see life in a different way. She has lived a life full of joy, pain, faith and forgiveness. Gigi shares her experience with the power of faith and the importance of family. You can learn more about Gigi on her website: GigiWilliams.Info and on her YouTube channel: Gigi's One-Handed Ways. You can also find her book "God’s Hand in My 'One', Looking back at the Master’s Plan" on Amazon. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram, SailingThroughLifePodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
38:26
January 28, 2021
Throwing Off The Bowlines
Terry Tucker is a motivational speaker, author and true cancer warrior. He will absolutely amaze and inspire you as he shares his journey of "throwing off the bowlines" and living his life. He is a husband, father and a man of many skills. His past includes: Citadel Cadet, NCAA Basketball Player, SWAT Team Hostage Negotiator and so much more.  This warrior has found his true strength after his biggest challenge, being diagnosed in 2012 with a very rare type of melanoma- Acral Lentiginous Melanoma. Even though the cancer has returned leading to the partial amputation of his left leg, he continues to motivate others to power through their struggles. In these experiences, he has found his purpose. Something we all strive to do. You can learn more about Terry on his website motivationalcheck.com, Twitter and LinkedIn His book "Sustainable Excellence: Ten Principles To Leading Your Uncommon And Extraordinary Life" is available on Amazon. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at  Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
49:27
January 21, 2021
Shipshape: 2
My guest today on Shipshape is Amy Rutherford-Close. She is a certified Nutritionist and a Fitness Trainer that believes in a whole approach to health through mind, body and spirit. In part 2 of this episode, she will be discussing the importance of spirituality and balance in our journey called life. Have you ever wondered how to make the changes you need in your life and what you need to know? Listen in as Amy shares her passion and knowledge. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at  Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
30:02
January 14, 2021
Shipshape: 1
My guest today on Shipshape is Amy Rutherford -Close. She is a certified Nutritionist and a Fitness Trainer that believes in a whole approach to health through mind, body and spirit. In part 1 of this 2-part episode, she will be discussing the importance of nutrition in the prevention of illness, organic vs. non-organic foods and how much it all plays a part in this journey called life. She will share her story and challenges that led her to pursue her passion and career. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at  Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or leave a message on Anchor Music: BenSound.com
37:17
January 07, 2021
Reflections
2020: The year for change, challenges and blessings. How did this year affect you and how have you changed? Think about who you were in January.  I reflect on my year, my health, the birth of this podcast, and what is to come in 2021. New adventures in the new year and I am so ready! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at  Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or leave a message on Anchor  Music: BenSound.com
13:31
December 24, 2020
You Can't Control the Wind: Adjusting Along the Way
My guest Mary Lou Koenig knows a lot about making adjustments in life.  “You can’t control the wind, but you can adjust your sails” is her mantra. She is a fighter and proved to be stronger than her cancer. Her journey started in 2002. Not only did she beat cancer once, but three times and has lived her life with adventure. She and her husband found a way to take the trip of a lifetime traveling about 6,000 miles on the Great Loop and they continue to enjoy sailing today. Listen as she shares how important family, friends and faith are. After all she "Beat the Beast"! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at  Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or leave a message on Anchor Music: BenSound.com
40:08
December 17, 2020
Sailing After Dark
This special episode explores how cancer treatments and side effects, surgeries and scars affect body image, relationships and intimacy. How do you get through these changes in your life and feel comfortable again? Get the inside scoop from Coach Lori Marini. You can learn more about Lori on her website LoriMarini.com Also check out her podcast Conversations with Courageous Cancer Warriors to hear some amazing stories from her tribe! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at  Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
14:44
December 10, 2020
Lost at Sea
My guest on Lost at Sea is Lori Marini. She is not only a Pathologist Assistant, Life, Wellness & Cancer Coach, Motivational Speaker, Author and Podcaster, she is most importantly a remarkable Cancer Warrior.  She is someone who speaks from experience. Lori was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. This life event forced her to go beyond fear and find courage leading her to  become a Life Coach. Her mission as a coach is to "ensure your life is nothing short of EPIC!” You can learn more about Lori on her website LoriMarini.com Also check out her podcast Conversations with Courageous Cancer Warriors to hear some amazing stories from her tribe! If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at  Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
44:35
December 02, 2020
Navigating Uncharted Waters
My guest on Navigating Uncharted Waters is Darlene Honigford of CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY. She is the Program Manager for Central Ohio’s Programs & Services. She has worked for 35 years for nonprofit organizations as a licensed social worker. Listen in to my chat with Darlene and learn more about this amazing organization. She will discuss the programs and services they have to offer not only to cancer patients, but also their families and caregivers to help navigate through the uncharted waters of a cancer diagnosis. You can also find out more about the programs available at CancerSupportCommunity.org and CancerSupportOhio.org If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at  SailingThrough Life Podcast on Instagram or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
26:31
November 26, 2020
Finding Calm Seas in Turbulent Times
Today on Finding Calm Seas in Turbulent Times, George, a father, cancer caregiver and my husband will be sharing his experience being a caregiver. Having a family member get a diagnosis of cancer or other health challenges is tough. Becoming a caregiver to that person at that moment is also a major life change. More than 50 million Americans serve as caregivers, 86% of those care for a relative. As a caregiver, you are now trying to figure out your new life after being told someone you love will be fighting for their life.  How will you work though this and find the balance moving forward? I hope this episode gives you some of those answers. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at  Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or leave a message on Anchor. Music: BenSound.com
23:03
November 19, 2020
Don't Rock the Boat
Don't Rock the Boat: Keeping Balance in Your Life  Mags Bujalski is an amazing cancer survivor and spirited soul. She beat stage 4 Lymphoma at a young age and has shared her cancer journey on YouTube and Instagram. Mags has since shifted her focus to positivity, health and lifestyle. I am grateful to have her as my guest today. Listen in to learn more about Mags and her story. You can follow her on YouTube and Instagram @magsbujalski. If you have any thoughts on today’s episode, or topics you’d like me to further touch on, please message me at  Sailing Through Life Podcast on Instagram or leave a message on Anchor. Music:BenSound.com
39:01
November 12, 2020
New Day
As of this day - this NEW DAY - October 8, 2020 I am CANCER FREE.   My mom referenced this turning point as my New Day. A New Day to start fresh. I think of all that has happened this year and finally something wonderful! In this episode I talk about my journey and how I got to this point. What lead me to start this podcast? Listen and see! So, as you know I'm a sailor my dream is to sail and discover new places, live the adventure and find peace. I am a work in progress and I'm working toward my goal. Even if your dream has nothing to do with sailing, hopefully you will get something out of this podcast. My guests will be sharing their stories of what they've been through. How they stay happy. How they adjust when things aren't going the way they thought they should. The biggest point is how do you live your dreams when you get handed this terrible disease or other life event that takes you down.  I have many amazing people ready to share their stories of how they made it through and continue to find happiness. It will be informative, reassuring and give you hope. If you or someone you know would like to share their experience or know of an organization to help even just one person, please message me on Instagram at Sailing Through Life Podcast or leave a message on Anchor. I would love to grow this caring support community! ** I’d like to thank my husband for his patience and being by my side through everything and my family for supporting me through my journey and on this new adventure.  ** Music "Creative Minds" BenSound.com
12:58
November 05, 2020
Sailing Through Life
Hello and welcome to Sailing Through Life: a journey to health, happiness and living your dreams. My name is Lorie. I am a 2 time cancer survivor and a sailor - in my heart and on the water. I want to be a beacon of light to Cancer Survivors and others with life challenges and be an inspiration to stay positive while going through these life-altering events. I will share my conversations with amazing people who are survivors, those touched by cancer, influencers and sailors and to share organizations that provide support and hope for the future. It’s time to feel empowered! It’s time to make every choice count! Join me as I set sail on this new adventure... Sailing Through Life. Subscribe, tell all your friends and follow me on Instagram on Sailing Through Life Podcast. Thank you so much!
01:00
October 15, 2020