Getting Out of Your Pain Alive with George Kalantzis

Getting Out of Your Pain Alive with George Kalantzis

I remember the time in my life when I was at my lowest. I honestly didn’t know how I was going to get out of all the pain alive. Maybe you have been there or you are there right now.

My guest George Kalantzis has also been at that point. George is a combat veteran, a podcast host, and author of the book Nowhere To Go. He shares his story of overcoming a suicide attempt and finding a life of meaning, inspiration, and empowerment.

Episode Highlights:

  • Why George decided not to commit suicide
  • His journey toward making peace with his family and childhood
  • How you can trust the unknown

Instagram: @_georgekalantzis

DM George on Instagram for a free digital copy of his book.


The ABC’s for Maintaining Boundaries: Always Be Curious

The ABC’s for Maintaining Boundaries: Always Be Curious

When we are triggered, our initial instinct is to fight back or stand up for ourselves using words that often come out as confrontational. Immediately after the trigger, we produce a negative thought, which leads to a negative emotion, which always produces a negative outcome. But if you use my ABC method, it will mitigate the negative thought from occurring, and thus, give you a much better outcome!

“Always Be Curious” will help you put resentment and unresolved anger aside and give you the upper hand, rather than leaving a situation feeling hurt and vulnerable. It will save you a lot of stress, so take a listen!

Episode highlights:

  • How not to engage with or react to a person’s bad mood
  • How to stay grounded and remain your authentic self when you are caught off guard
  • How to neutralize power struggles
A Formula For Happiness with Mike Duffy

A Formula For Happiness with Mike Duffy

What is happiness and how do we achieve it? My guest Mike Duffy actually has a formula for it, based on his research and the wisdom of thought leaders. Our conversation on forgiveness, especially, could help you get one step closer to being happy!

Episode Highlights: 

  • Managing negative thinking
  • The ‘purpose + progress = happiness’ formula and what it means
  • The law of reciprocity and how it relates to happiness
  • Finding your purpose


Happiness Hall of Fame
Mike Duffy Speaks
Happiness Wealth Management
TEDxBerkley Talk

About Mike Duffy:

Author and speaker Mike Duffy is the founder of the non-profit Happiness Hall Of Fame, which recognizes and encourages people and organizations that have advanced the cause of happiness.

Duffy is also CEO of Happiness Wealth Management, which helps clients with money management so they can do the things that make them happy, like traveling and engaging in philanthropic giving.

Drunk Love: The Painful Cycle Between a Love Addict and Love Avoidant

Drunk Love: The Painful Cycle Between a Love Addict and Love Avoidant

You meet someone for the first time. The passion is head-spinning. You feel like you’ve known them forever. But then, they begin to pull back. And just when you’re ready to say goodbye, they come back into your life. And the cycle keeps repeating itself.

I call this drunk love. In this episode, I break down the characteristics of a love addict and a love avoidant, and how you can be both. But more importantly, the key indicators for a healthy relationship, and how you can break the cycle of unhealthy love.

And, if this sounds like you, and you are serious about ending this unhealthy love pattern, schedule your FREE breakthrough session today and let’s talk!

Episode highlights:

  • What typically causes love addiction
  • The difference between a love addict and a love avoidant and why they attract
  • The characteristics of healthy love
  • How things can get better and how I can help – because I’ve been there, too!

This month, I’m taking on new clients who are interested in solving their love addiction. Reach out to me and schedule a breakthrough session! I hope to hear from you soon!

Breaking The Cycle of Codependency with Susie Pettit

Breaking The Cycle of Codependency with Susie Pettit

I want to share with you an inspiring story of a warrior who overcame what she once thought was impossible. Susie Pettit went through a tumultuous divorce and knew she had to break a pattern of codependency if she wanted to create a life filled with happiness. 

She is now taking the important lessons she learned during this difficult time and coaching others about setting healthy boundaries and breaking away from people-pleasing. 

Our conversation might help you or a loved one identify codependency issues and stop these harmful patterns of behavior. 

Episode Highlights

  • How to recognize codependency
  • The difference between codependent and interdependent relationships
  • How books and movies often promote codependent behavior
  • The importance of realizing we are not responsible for other people’s feelings

About Susie Pettit

Life Coach Susie Pettit is the owner of Strength: Mind & Body, LLC. Her goal is to help women create lives they love. She helps her clients through mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral coaching. 

Susie teaches on topics like battling codependency, parenting teens, and overcoming stress. She is the mother of three sons. 

Episode Resources


Love Your Life Show podcast

Instagram: @smb.wellness

Parenting Teens: A Survival Course


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