Happiness through Hardship

Happiness through Hardship

Filled with heartfelt stories designed to light you up, Happiness Through Hardship - The Podcast provides you with inspirational stories of hope intended to bring happiness to your day while guiding you through life’s hardships. Thought-leaders, authors, health and wellness experts will share their personal stories of finding happiness in their own personal hardship with each Wednesday release. Hosted by Caryn Sullivan, founder of Pretty Wellness, two-time breast cancer survivor thriving with stage IV disease and author of the book "Happiness through Hardship." Subscribe Now to Discover Why You Don’t Need To Let Hardship Define You and Your Happiness.

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April 7, 2021 49 min
Have you ever felt like your job didn't change...but you did? This week's guest on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast is Tina Conrad, known as the wonder woman behind the highly acclaimed podcast, DJ Breast Cancer, who is also a successful Merchandising Manager. Tina spent over 20+ years in the corporate world. She’s an experienced buyer working for a big brand in the retail industry. Like so many of us,...
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Did your job or personal life shift tremendously over the past year? Many people and small businesses have had to change directions including this week's guest on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast. I'm excited to share the mic for this interview with Emilie Aries - Founder and CEO of Bossed Up. A year ago, all her in-person speaking and training were put on hold due to COVID-19 and 100% of her planned event...
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Scanxiety - have you felt it? This week on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast I'm dropping a mini-episode about scans and how to minimize the stress and fear around them aka "scanxiety." I never wanted to be known as "Caryn with Cancer" but the reality is that’s who I am. My cancer has made me a better version of myself and for that I’m grateful and want to share what I've learned in order ...
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How often do you clean your home or clean-up your products? Have you ever considered a home detox? This week's episode on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast, holistic health expert and author Serena Smith-Williams shares how to detox your home one step-at-a-time. Whether you’re looking to spring clean, toss your toxic products or create healthier habits, she's the healthy living expert you need. Serena is a...
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Do you feel empty when going through change? Has COVID or (insert any stressor) brought transitions to your life? Today's guest on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast shares her philosophy on how to be whole. Karen Gould has been a marriage and family therapist for over 30 years and runs her own private psychotherapy practice, Therapy for a Balanced Life. Her goal is to help people cope with life’s stressors, dis...
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Food heals and today's guest showcases how it can nourish our souls with love, as well. On this episode of "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast, Sarah Leathers, CEO and Founder of Healing Meals, tells her story about how after a health crisis, she discovered the healing power of connection, kindness and nourishment. Through this episode, her passion for life and helping others is evident. Sarah's compassion an...
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Students have homework, this week's guest on "Happiness through Hardship" -  The Podcast, provides heartwork. I'm honored to introduce you to Megan McDowell, founder of the non-profit, Heartworks. She’s a licensed therapist and enthusiastic leader that sparked a movement focused on conscious giving, kindness and self-awareness in honor of her brother-in-law, John Farrell, who passed away on September 11, 2001. When...
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If you’re looking for an expert in dealing with the hardships of your marriage, this week’s episode of “Happiness through Hardship” - The Podcast is for you. Jessica Klingbaum is a former Emmy nominated network TV producer turned wellness entrepreneur and founder of exExperts - an encouraging and resourceful online divorce resource and community. Jessica shares her story and how she found her way through divorce. She shares how she...
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Do you know someone with a food intolerance or that has life altering allergies? Jamie Heydenrych is this week's guest on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast, a math teacher by day, entrepreneur by night and mom of a food allergy child all the time. She shares her family’s story - the challenges dealing with food allergies as well as the opportunities to help people live with them. Known as the woman behind, “He...
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Have you heard of toxic relationships? Could this be a spouse, significant other or friend? This week's guest on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast, Crystal Williams, shares her divorce story and relationship advice that led her to be crowned, "The Relationship Chick." Whether you’re recently out of a relationship, curious about your current one or just want to hear some wholesome advice on how to connec...
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Do you still think about your childhood dreams…and wonder where your life might be if you followed them? Today’s guest on “Happiness through Hardship” - The Podcast, talks about just that…I’m excited to introduce you to Samantha Ramsdell - who is TikTok famous for her witty comedy bites and singing sensations. She’s a singer and comedian, with theatrical experiences in numerous off-broadways and regional showcases. While creating m...
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Do you believe in miracles or finding a way to be whole after a traumatic experience? I’m honored to introduce you to this week’s guest on “Happiness through Hardship” - The Podcast - Anne Heck. She’s an author, speaker, healer, and artist devoted to inspiring and guiding women. At 26 years old Anne was brutally raped and attacked by a stranger. On today’s episode we talk about the attack and how she moved forward afterwards. In ...
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Have you or someone you know thought about having kids, but questioned whether the time or situation was right? This week's guest on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast can relate. Camille Hammond is a sports marketing dynamo and cherished executive for Kroenke Sports and Entertainment. A thoughtful leader, mentor and role-model, Camille focused on building a successful career first. She believed family and mothe...
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Do you want to feel vibrant, look your best and perhaps save your life? This week's guests on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast can help you do just that! I'm honored to share this episode with husband and wife duo and co-authors of "Anticancer Living - Transform Your Life and Health with the Mix of Six," who have helped many people, including me, thrive with cancer, cope with other chronic illnesse...
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Do your clothes feel tighter this winter? Are the holidays your excuse to over-consume with the festivities? This week on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast - I'm dropping a mini-episode about healthy holiday substitutions. Living plant-based the past seven years, I've stumbled upon a few healthy and hearty holiday foods that are fun and festive. Many traditions involve lots of comfort foods that cause us to...
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This week's guest, Anne Cannon-Wilson, is an author, philanthropist, retired business manager and mother of two amazing daughters. She had worked side by side with her late husband, Don, for 25 years to help grow the family business and retired 18 years ago to pursue her own passions. On today's episode of "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast Anne shares her love story. She talks about how through sickness and...
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I’m excited to introduce you to Lynn Giovannelli on this week's episode of "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast. I was told she's a bright light and amazing in 1,000 ways and with that introduction, I couldn’t wait to connect with her. People who know her best say she's a kind, loving and passionate spirit that is filled with energy, faith and compassion. Lynn is no stranger to hardship - having been diagn...
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Are you feeling uninspired professionally? Have you lost your job or have been unemployed for awhile? This week's guest on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast is Valerie Gordon, a life-long storyteller, 10x Emmy award winning producer and founder of the career and communications strategy firm, Commander-in-She. Valerie's business and guidance is well-needed at this time whether you are unemployed, uninspired...
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I'm delighted to share this fun and festive holiday episode of "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast. While this season will look different than before, more virtual and less big gatherings, on this episode I have a very special guest who loves to celebrate and shares with us how. We chat about finding happiness and creating joy together, even though many of us are apart. I’m thrilled to introduce you to Meghan Buc...
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Are you nervous about finances and not sure where to begin? Do you wish you could travel more - with or without COVID? Today's guest on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast, Danielle Desir, talks personal finance and pandemic travel. Danielle is an author, personal finance writer, travel aficionado and host of The Thought Card podcast. Her passion is to travel...and shares how she’s done this while paying off over...
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