Pursuing Uncomfortable with Melissa Ebken

Pursuing Uncomfortable with Melissa Ebken

Life is hard! This podcast addresses the issues that keep us awake at night. Am I a good enough mom/dad/spouse? Am I living up to my potential? Am I giving my kids what they need to be successful in life? What will my parents need from me as they age? Am I a good co-parent? How can I handle confrontations better? All of these things make life difficult and uncomfortable! Let's lean into all the uncomfortable and yucky stuff to find a path forward to a life we really want to live. (Music by Joe Calindrino, "September's Realm")

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November 30, 2022 33 min

Lisa Michelle Zega is a Life Coach for spiritual people experiencing loss that mere religion can’t hold. She guides them to process grief through LOVE and move from the emptiness of rigid certainty to the vibrancy of a life flourishing in hope and mystery. She helps them metabolize grief to assimilate its nutrients, learning, and wisdom and release the waste, so they can begin again with joy, confidence, hope, and love for the sake...

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Edward Di Gangi was adopted at birth in New York City. An only child, he made no effort to explore his heredity until, at age 69, a visit to a cemetery where members of his adoptive mother's family were buried stirred his interest. Over the past three years, through extensive archival research and DNA testing, Ed has peeled back the layers of his once-unknown family. Set in the 1940s, as America emerged from the Great Depressio...

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Throughout her career, Dr. Ynge has been challenged by Western medicine’s
reliance on treating symptoms typically with drugs, ignoring other factors that seem obvious. She spent years studying ancient healing sources and Chinese truths that she then incorporated into the development of The Allergy Kit. Her extensive education in both Eastern and Western ideologies allowed her to create an easy, powerful, and affordable way to “say b...

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Denise is a sought-after international empowerment life coach who fully believes in the power of awareness, self-care, knowledge and time.

Denise has a gift and is able to combine her 31 years of award-winning teaching, and first-hand experiences as a Mom of 3 incredibly well-established, happy and prosperous children to support the successful coaching roles she enlists.

Denise takes pride in being a life-long learner, and educator a...

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Dr. Nicole D. Bradford is a published author, life coach, entrepreneur, and speaker with two decades of experience in the field of education. She energizes and equips others to take action and live audaciously authentic lives. She stresses the importance of creating the life that you desire and taking steps to move from pleasing others to doing what makes you genuinely happy. It is very important that we focus on removing the lies,...

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A former perfectionist who struggled with setting boundaries, Jeanine spent years of her life in a toxic relationship feeling unhappy, unfulfilled, and undervalued.
Amidst a battle with cancer, Jeanine experienced a transformational mindset shift that unlocked her untapped potential. This shift unleashed the start of new thoughts and beliefs that grew into courage and confidence to take massive action and rebuild a new life.
Jeanine’...

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Maria T. Finch is an Inner Intelligence Coach at Silence the Mindcluck. Mindcluck means what you think it means…the mind chatter everyone experiences that can derail even the best moments. Maria works with high achievers who are unsatisfied in one or many aspects of their lives. She guides them to silence their mindcluck and tune into their inner intelligence to build and execute strategies that shift them from feeling frustrated A...

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Kathryn Lund is an author and speaker from the north of England. She brings her experience of personal grief and living with a neurofunctional disorder to her work. Her novel, The Things We Left Sleeping is out now.

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Claire holds a B.S. in Packaging Science from Clemson University and is a 200hr Certified Yoga Teacher. After nearly 7 years as a Packaging Consultant in the corporate world, she transitioned into managing her own business as a soul-guided mentor for 20-30 somethings. Claire is passionate about encouraging and inspiring young people to feel empowered and deeply connected with themselves so they can find clarity and enjoy genuinely ...

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Brian Kaylor, a Baptist minister with a Ph.D. in political communication, is president and editor-in-chief of Word&Way. He writes about faith, culture and politics at publicwitness.wordandway.org.

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After experiencing and healing from many painful experiences, Betsy realized that her mission in life is to help other women identify and heal from unresolved traumas that keep them in a stuck cycle so that they can thrive instead of just survive. Many women don’t realize they have unresolved trauma, as they move through their lives wondering why they are not as successful as they’d like to be. Betsy helps them identify the effects...

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   Urmi Hossain is a full-time female worker in the financial services industry. She has been working in this industry for about six years and comes from an educational background in Finance. She is currently pursuing her CFA designation.
   In her free time, she volunteers for causes such as women's empowerment and giving back to the non-privileged.
   She is a big proponent of self- investing and continuous learning.
   She has ...

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Matt is a 6ft 4inch heavily Tattooed strongman, who lives to serve. After 2 unsuccessful marriages, and several jobs in the corporate world, he decided to follow his heart. 6 years ago he qualified as a PT.  This started him on the road of compassion, forgiveness, and battling with getting to know himself. Matt's sole purpose is to normalize talking about emotions, support accepting and loving yourself wholly, and to help you f...

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A child of the ‘50s and ‘60s, Connard dropped out of engineering school in 1968, and as a result of the draft, served in the US Army, including a one-year tour of duty in Vietnam. Following an honorable military discharge, he received a BS in Sociology at Western Kentucky University and then an MA in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling from the University of San Francisco. As a licensed therapist, Connard worked twenty-five years...

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Dr. Garzitto has been developing, promoting and implementing positive communication practices and conflict support skills for over 27 years. Her Doctoral research focused on helping communities, “learn how to get along”. She has partnered with organizations such as BMO, RainMaker, 7Geese, TorontoStarts, Chartered Professionals HR BC, Access Youth, University of California, and MPower Lives. She is the published author of Your Beaut...

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Michelle is writing a memoir about growing up with a parent with schizoaffective disorder. It will be a disjointed and bumpy ride sharing her experience trying to advocate for and support her mom, who struggled with her mental health. It has become a way for her to process their complicated relationship, and to honor an equally complicated, yet incredible woman.
 
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As a world-record-holding strongwoman, personal growth expert Kathryn Bennett is an 40 under 40 award winner, celebrated speaker and advocate for developing mental toughness. With a background in change management and Lean Six Sigma process improvement, Kathryn's professional career spans industries including tech, healthcare, and engineering/construction. Kathryn used the mental fortitude and tenacity she learned in the gym to...

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   Dr. Susan Landers is a neonatologist who worked full-time in the NICU for over thirty years and raised three children to young adulthood. She achieved many academic and professional accomplishments, and she encountered challenges along the way, both in her career and in her mothering.
   There was one particularly difficult event during her midlife that she endured which propelled her to make choices and career changes. She love...

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   Cai Graham is a Parenting & Teen Mentor, Podcaster, International Speaker and Amazon #1 bestselling author of The Teen Toolbox™.
   Her mission is to help parents to support their children so that together we can build a mentally healthier and happier generation of young people.
   Cai is a Mum of two 'adorable' young adults, Jack 28 and Alice 26 - so she has been deep in the parenting trenches.
   She has blended nearl...

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   Clifford Starks is a Coach and Consulting looking to help entrepreneurs get their time back by focusing on what they love and delegating out what they don’t. So that they can live in their greatest truth and create impact that changes the world. Clifford says Greatness starts with a vision and then turning that vision into a reality.

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