This Life, Reconsidered

This Life, Reconsidered

The podcast that focuses on uncovering the lessons we're meant to learn.... Show More

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April 29, 2019 21 min

At the end of Season 1, Jenina parts with the lesson she learned after all the other ones: that’s letting go in order to recover. Healing doesn’t happen overnight, but once you can let go, then you can make the rest count. Season 2 will return later this summer with new episodes. But don't worry, there will be mini updates to keep plugged in! :-)  Thoughts and insights? You can always reach the show at podcast [at] strokeofwisdom.c... Read more

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April 23, 2019 13 min

As Jenina reflects on Season One, she also shares one of the biggest lessons she’s gathered since her life-altering trauma. Thoughts and insights? You can always reach the show at podcast [at] strokeofwisdom.com.  

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April 8, 2019 12 min

We all get to that point where things get rough and stress bubbles over… So, for Stress Awareness Month, Jenina shares some of the simple tactics she's embraced to deal with stress. It's not supposed to be foolproof, but food for thought as you get your head in the game to tackle the stuff you'll inevitably need to address... **Reach Stroke of Wisdom by email (podcast [at]strokeofwisdom.com) or leave a voicemail (312-275-5777) and ... Read more

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Sometimes it takes trauma (or even a stroke) to drill certain life lessons into your head that you probably should have already known. That said, I pulled together this round up of some of the most meaningful lessons I realized as I recovered, although I'd contend that these insights are universal.  **Reach Stroke of Wisdom by email (podcast [at]strokeofwisdom.com) or leave a voicemail (312-275-5777) and maybe we'll use your voice ... Read more

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March 25, 2019 10 min

Actor Emilia Clarke’s personal story of surviving two aneurysms really hit close... Her experience is not only a powerful story about being stronger and willing to share, but it's a reminder that getting past the event itself is just part of experience. Ultimately, survival is a journey and should be respected as such. Listen to this week's episode for more! At the end of the day, there only a few things that matter in that journey... Read more

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March 18, 2019 16 min

The word ‘selfish’ has always had negative connotations. But, in this week’s installment of Stoke of Wisdom, we poke at this idea, even suggesting why it may not ALWAYS be a bad thing… ***Reach out to Stroke of Wisdom by email (podcast [at]strokeofwisdom.com) or leave a voicemail (312-275-5777) and maybe we'll use your voice note for a future episode!***

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March 12, 2019 18 min

Gratitude is good for the soul (or so they say) but it requires some real of effort, especially when it comes to getting past trauma. It's these feelings that host Jenina explores in this episode of Stroke of Wisdom.   Some casual reads on gratitude: The definition of gratitude according to Merriam-Webster: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gratitude The New York Times (Opinion): https://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/22/opinion/... Read more

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His unexpected passing has sparked plenty of conversation, but what should this tragedy teach us?   ***Reach Stroke of Wisdom by email (podcast[at]strokeofwisdom.com) or leave a voicemail (312-275-5777) and maybe we'll use your voice note for a future episode.***

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March 5, 2019 11 min

After the intro, host Jenina uses this mini-episode (also called a short) to highlight why denial is an essential part of the healing process... And how you benefit from going through it.  ***Feel free to reach Stroke of Wisdom by email (podcast[at]strokeofwisdom.com) or leave a voicemail (312-275-5777) to share your thoughts. Maybe we'll use it for future episode!***

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In this inaugural episode of Stroke of Wisdom, host Jenina recounts the life experience and stroke that gave way to the podcast, ultimately inspiring her to flip her view on life… Or at least to work on how she sees things.     *** How have you had trauma affect you? Thoughts? Reach Stroke of Wisdom by email (podcast[at]strokeofwisdom.com) or leave a voicemail (312-275-5777) to share your thoughts.***

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