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What is your pivotal moment? The Life Shift Podcast is a weekly podcast featuring candid conversations with people about the pivotal moments that changed their lives forever. We all have our stories, but through these conversations, we discover communities. We learn that there are commonalities through the ups and downs that we all face. But most importantly, we learn that we are not alone. The Life Shift podcast highlights life-altering moments and humanizes the struggles and triumphs throu ...
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In this episode, Anastasia Zadeik, an accomplished writer and editor, shares her personal journey dealing with depression and anxiety and how these struggles culminated in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic. The candid conversation offers a deep dive into the reality of mental health struggles and the importance of seeking help whe…
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In this episode, Maggie Maris, a mental wellness and positivity expert, discusses her transformational journey from grappling with learning difficulties, self-doubt, and perfectionism to ultimately finding her path to happiness. Maggie shares her personal experiences that shaped her life, offering insights that are both heartfelt and inspirational.…
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In this episode of 'The Life Shift Podcast,' Lauren Lemieux, the founder of 'Coaching To Fulfill Dreams,' talks about her decision to follow her intuition and leave the family business. Lauren reflects on her experiences of feeling stuck in a family business and the emotional toll it took on her. She talks about the moment that pushed her to leave …
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Summary: In this episode of The Life Shift Podcast, Alex Abraham reveals his journey from chronic pain to emotional freedom. Struggling with physical issues that doctors couldn't explain, Alex turned to psychedelic-assisted therapy. This unconventional path led him to uncover and confront repressed memories of childhood abuse. His story illuminates…
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This is a REPLAY of an episode I shared on June 13, 2022, dedicated to my grandmother, Eva Gilhooly, who passed away in hospice on June 14, 2015. This is a fun little episode about a memory that I will forever cherish. -- I wanted to share something about my grandmother in this special short episode. In episode 11, I shared my story with the help o…
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In this episode of The Life Shift Podcast, Brent Perkins, a former CEO and author, shares his transformational journey from pursuing conventional success to seeking personal growth and spirituality. Brent shares his insights on the illusion of success, the power of letting go, and the journey to inner wisdom. Key Takeaways: Illusion of Success: Ach…
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Recording artist, actor, and mental health advocate Bo Baskoro shares his journey, touching upon his upbringing in a single-parent household within a conservative community and how it shaped his personal narrative. He also shares how a tumor discovery led to connecting with family he did not know. Major Takeaways: Navigating Single-Parent Household…
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In this episode, Lindsay Ensor, a mental health advocate, speaker, and author, opens up about her journey, discussing her experiences with sudden loss, anxiety, and the complexities of motherhood. She details how these experiences affected her mental health, her path to recovery, and her subsequent advocacy work. Major Takeaways: The profound impac…
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In this episode, Evan Transue shares his journey of overcoming mental health challenges, from childhood panic attacks to teenage depression and substance abuse, which has led him to his role as a mental health advocate. This episode offers valuable insights into dealing with mental health challenges and the importance of speaking openly about them.…
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In this episode, we delve deep into Lindsey Leaverton's transformative journey. From her once-thriving career in the evangelical contemporary Christian music industry to coming out as a lesbian, Lindsey shares her struggles, resilience, and growth. She offers a raw account of reconciling faith with sexuality, the aftermath of being outed, and the l…
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In this episode, Jenn Trepeck, an Optimal Health Coach, Podcast Host, and Business Consultant, shares her journey of transformation from an overscheduled student to a thriving entrepreneur. She highlights her experiences in diverse fields, such as health and wellness and the podcast industry. This conversation offers an insightful exploration of to…
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Justin B. Long is a prolific author, entrepreneur, and podcast host. Justin bravely delves into his past, sharing his transformative journey from a childhood overshadowed by perfectionism and neglect to his current reality of success and self-awareness. His story underscores the resilience of the human spirit, the power of self-discovery, and the c…
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James Brackin IV is a personal coach and host of 'The You Can Too Podcast.' In this episode, James shares the life-altering effects of his childhood experiences and the power of self-reflection for personal transformation. Major Takeaways: The power of turning personal pain into purpose The significance of self-reflection in personal growth The cou…
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Dr. Marianne Bette is a retired family physician who has experienced an extraordinary journey of grief, healing, and transformation. She shares her personal experiences with loss, the healing power of storytelling, and the role of medical professionals in counseling those dealing with grief. Key Takeaways: Therapeutic Nature of Storytelling Persona…
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James Eshleman, a transformational guide from Denver, shares his story about how he has transitioned from a conventional career in finance to facilitating profound personal transformations through psychedelic experiences. James candidly shares his journey of breaking free from societal molds and the profound impact of psychedelic therapy on both hi…
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Debbie K. Weiss sheds light on love, loss, and new beginnings in her journey through significant loss to find renewed purpose. Debbie shares the heart-wrenching experience of losing her mother as a child and, later, her life partner, George, which profoundly shaped her life's trajectory. The conversation reveals Debbie's path to healing and transfo…
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Paris Scobie shares her harrowing yet inspiring journey from the aftermath of a sexual assault at 15, through her diagnosis of bipolar disorder at 19, to her passionate advocacy work. Her candid recount of the struggles, resilience, and the eventual embrace of her narrative not only sheds light on the dark corners of mental health challenges but al…
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I wanted to share this clip from Olivia Dreizen Howell's bonus episode recording for the Patreon members. In these recordings, I reconnect with past guests to discuss their experience on The Life Shift Podcast, share their stories, and allow them to share any updates since their episode aired. In this clip, we talk about the value of sharing storie…
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As of March 22, 2024, the Life Shift Podcast is TWO YEARS old! This journey has been unexpected and incredible. Thank you for your support! Ad-free episodes released two days early, and bonus episodes with past guests are available through Patreon. https://patreon.com/thelifeshiftpodcast Connect with me: Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/thelifes…
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Lisa DeAngelis shares her journey of self-discovery and the pivotal power of choice. Reflecting on a life-altering medical diagnosis at 18, she introduces us to the transformative Alexander Technique and how it reshaped her approach to life and identity. Join us as we explore the essence of personal growth and the art of embracing change. Key Insig…
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***Please note that the audio on this episode is less than perfect, but Christina's story is important so I wanted to make sure I shared it. The audio is cleaned up as much as I could. Please keep listening.*** Christina Oyola shares her journey through tragedies, heartbreak, and healing. This episode offers a raw glimpse into the depths of human r…
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Jennifer Peterkin's life story unfolds from a fairy-tale romance to enduring and overcoming domestic violence. Jennifer candidly shares her story, revealing the hidden complexities behind a seemingly perfect relationship, the battle to reclaim her identity, and her brave step into advocacy for others facing similar challenges. This episode is not j…
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In this episode of The Life Shift, Christelle Biiga shares her harrowing experiences of being wrongfully accused upon her arrival in the U.S. and her unwavering commitment to helping others despite her own challenges. Christelle Biiga's journey from Cameroon to the U.S. is a testament to the human spirit's resilience and strength. This episode is a…
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I wanted to share this clip from Christin Lindley's bonus episode recording for the Patreon members. In these recordings, I reconnect with past guests to discuss their experience on The Life Shift Podcast, share their stories, and allow them to share any updates since their episode aired. In this clip, we talk about the value of sharing stories to …
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Ashley Mason, the visionary behind Dash Social, shares her story in this week's episode. From childhood entrepreneurial games to a professional journey shaped by personal trials, including her mother's battle with glioblastoma, Ashley's story is a powerful narrative of resilience, passion, and success. Her early love for writing and a pivotal life …
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Alessandra Torresani, an actress, mother, and mental health advocate, shares her journey through the lens of identity, mental health, and personal evolution. Alessandra provides a heartfelt insight into her life challenges and triumphs. As noted by AI, this episode is a vibrant tapestry of candid revelations, encouraging listeners to embrace their …
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In this episode, Quinten Sheriff discusses his journey from a conservative upbringing in Zimbabwe to becoming an advocate for authenticity and connection. He shares the profound impact of embracing one's truth and the universal power of human relationships. Major Takeaways: Embracing Global Citizenship and Human Connections Quinten's Resilience and…
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In this episode, Jillian Romero Chaves recounts her journey from deep personal heartache to groundbreaking entrepreneurial success. After a devastating breakup, Jillian turned her pain into a purpose, pioneering the dating and relationship health sector with her innovative platform, Clara for Daters. Through her story, we explore the essence of res…
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Nikhil Torsekar, a father, 'Untether Your Life' podcast host, and stem cell therapy marketer, shares his mental health journey, his career shift, and holistic health views. This conversation highlights the importance of understanding and acceptance in personal transformation. Highlights: Navigating bipolar disorder without a diagnosis The impact of…
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Laurel Wright is a gifted musician and one-half of the country duo The Young Fables. Laurel opens up about her personal journey through profound loss, her battle with depression, and how she found solace and purpose in music. She shares insights into the healing power of grief and offers hope to those facing similar challenges. Key Insights: Grief'…
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In this episode, Jonathan Greene, a writer and small business owner, shares his extraordinary life journey from jail to joy. Greene's story takes us from the bustling streets of California to the jail cells of Pennsylvania, from a life of fast money and faster living to a state prison. His tale is not one of despair but redemption and transformatio…
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In this episode, Jaclyn Lindsey, the co-founder and CEO of kindness.org, shares finding kindness in chaos and darkness - from a troubled adolescence marred by substance abuse, bullying, and self-destruction to her transformative journey toward faith, resilience, and change. The conversation explores the impact of such experiences on personal growth…
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I wanted to share this clip from Shanna Benson's bonus episode recording for the Patreon members. In these recordings, I reconnect with past guests to discuss their experience on The Life Shift Podcast, share their stories, and allow them to share any updates since their episode aired. In this clip, we talk about the value of sharing stories to cre…
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In this episode, Kate Walker, a seasoned businesswoman, author, and parent, opens up about her transformative journey from a tumultuous marriage to a fulfilling career and personal life. She discusses the significant role of self-awareness, the bravery in making difficult decisions, and how personal growth has been instrumental in her professional …
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In this episode of The Life Shift Podcast, the guest is Audrey Laura White, a grief coach whose life was reshaped by personal tragedies. Audrey's story, marked by the murder of her brother and the loss of her parents, highlights the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative power of empathy and understanding in the face of grief. Major …
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In this episode of The Life Shift Podcast, Allison Teicher-Fahrbach shares her journey through life's unexpected turns. Allison shares her early love for teaching, her lifelong dream of earning a Ph.D., and how a car accident served as a life-altering sign. With resilience and determination, Allison navigated through these experiences, embodying th…
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In this episode of The Life Shift Podcast, Lauren Cobello, a single mother of four, a successful entrepreneur, and an author, shares her personal and professional journey, how she navigated her career and personal life and the transformative shift she experienced following her divorce. Lauren's story is an inspiring testament to resilience, authent…
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In this episode, Stephanie Franklin, founder and CEO of Fly Wines, shares her journey from a career in ad tech to establishing a successful wine company following her mother's sudden and unexpected death. Her story is one of resilience, determination, and the power of embracing change. Key takeaways from this episode: Life-altering events can act a…
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Mindy Corporon transformed a heartbreaking tragedy into a mission of healing and overcoming hate. Mindy shares her profoundly moving journey from a thriving life to the day that took her father and son from her, a shift that would inspire her work with Seven Days and Workplace Healing. Key Takeaways: The power of resilience in the face of tragedy T…
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If you are a fan of the personal stories shared on The Life Shift Podcast, I have a strong feeling that you might be interested in what my friends (and former guests) Kristy Olinger and Danielle McCombs, CPCC, ACC, have created with their "Choose Your Life Challenge." Here's a bit about the program: If you’re tired of just existing and ready to liv…
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Spiritual career coach Rebecca Kirk shares her journey from a traditional corporate career to a purpose-driven role as a spiritual career coach, guiding others to find deeper meaning in their work. Her story is an inspiring example of personal expansion and challenging societal norms to embrace true fulfillment. Episode Highlights: Redefining Expan…
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This bonus episode is a sneak peek of some of the content from the Patreon tiers. In these exclusive episodes, I will revisit past guests of The Life Shift Podcast and discuss how they felt about their episode recording on the show. In these conversations, we will cover some of the following questions with each guest: How did the guest feel after w…
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Discover Chris Rock's Hacker-to-Hero Story on The Life Shift Podcast Chris Rock, a cyber mercenary and co-founder of a leading security software company, shares his journey to becoming a cybersecurity icon. Chris shares his journey of self-discovery and embracing his dual identity. Episode Highlights: True Identity: Chris's story of reconciling his…
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In this episode of The Life Shift Podcast, host Matt Gilhooly welcomes Jeremy Grater, co-founder and co-host of The Fit Mess Podcast. Jeremy, a beacon of hope for those battling mental health issues, shares his inspirational journey from a knee injury to discovering mindfulness through cycling, leading to a 70-pound weight loss and a profound life …
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I wanted to share this clip from Robert Peterpaul's bonus episode recording for the Patreon members. In these recordings, I reconnect with past guests to discuss their experience on The Life Shift Podcast, share their stories, and allow them to share any updates since their episode aired. In this clip, we talk about the value of sharing stories to …
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Join host Matt Gilhooly in a special episode of The Life Shift Podcast, marking a significant milestone of 100 episodes. This episode is a celebration of the transformative journeys and enduring wisdom shared by a diverse range of guests, reflecting on life's pivotal shifts. Episode Highlights: Celebrating Milestones: Reflect on the remarkable jour…
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In this episode of The Life Shift Podcast, Justin Moore discusses his journey from a childhood surrounded by entrepreneurship to becoming a guide for creators seeking partnerships with brands and companies. Justin's story is a testament to the power of resilience, strategic planning, and the determination to control one's financial future. Key Take…
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Today's episode is a special one as we stand on the cusp of a major milestone – the 100th episode of The Life Shift Podcast. This is my heartfelt thank you and a reflection on the incredible journey we've shared leading up to the big day tomorrow. Celebrating the collective journey of the podcast as we approach our 100th episode. Emphasizing the im…
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On this episode of The Life Shift Podcast, Jackie Ferguson shares a life-altering journey through personal turmoil, grief, and a pivotal shift that redefined her existence. Amidst personal turmoil, grief, and a crumbling marriage, Jackie found herself standing alone at the precipice of a drastic life shift. Her story is a powerful testament to the …
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On this episode of The Life Shift Podcast, Sean Wilson shares how he transformed a daunting 50-year prison sentence at 17 into a life mission for societal change. His journey from incarceration to advocacy is a powerful narrative of resilience, growth, and empathy. Episode Highlights: Resilience and Learning in Adversity: Discover how Sean's resili…
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