Sailing Through Life

Sailing Through Life

Hello and welcome to Sailing Through Life. I’m Lorie, your host and friend on this journey. Join me, a 2-time cancer survivor and sailor, as I share conversations that give you hope, passion and vision to live a more fulfilled life - even when going through some of life’s most challenging times. Discover ways to focus on your health and wellbeing through modifying your habits, improving your self-care routines and practicing mindfulness and meditation. By continuing to realize your strength and resilience, you can create the life you desire. This supportive community will inspire you through the life experiences of my guests as well as hearing my own crazy, wonderful adventure. Set sail with me on this journey to find hope through the storms of life. It’s time to feel empowered! It’s time to make every choice count! Let us show you how as you Sail Through Life! Welcome Aboard! Find us just about everywhere @sailingthroughlifepodcast


September 28, 2023 27 mins

Ever felt like no matter what you achieve, something's still missing? That's a dilemma we tackle in our enlightening conversation with Karyn Seitz, the happiness mentor. Karyn takes us along on her transformative journey from self-destruction to becoming her own beacon of purpose and meaning. She shares how she discovered that happiness, contrary to popular belief, isn't an emotion, but a state of being. Listen in as...

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Can the power of mindset and attitude be a game changer in the battle against cancer? As we explore this intriguing perspective, we hear the inspiring stories of brave guests who are living proof of the strength within. I share how a positive mindset significantly improves overall well-being and quality of life, helping to cope with the physical and emotional stress of a cancer journey. We delve into the importance of resilience, m...

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We often gaze at the lives of others through window panes, seeing only the perfection they display. But what if we told you that behind those closed doors, the reality is far from perfect? That's precisely the kind of powerful insight our guest, Kara Bitar, shares in this episode. Kara embarked on an extraordinary journey of self-discovery, turning her back on her career to conquer her fears and find her true self.


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Here's a real thought-provoker - what if life really is just 10% of what actually happens to us with the remaining 90% being all about our reactions? Join me as I unfold my personal journey of resilience and hard decisions, shaping my attitude towards life along the way.
A heads up - we'll be setting sail every other week from now on!

This week we are dissecting the power of attitude, that invisible force th...

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In our fast-paced world, it's easy to get swept up in the hustle, forgetting to take care of ourselves along the way. Lindsay Miller dives into the urgent need for consciously deciding not to wear ourselves thin. We talk about how society often fails to emphasize self-care, and the importance of intentionally cultivating habits that promote it. Mindfulness as not just a passing trend, but a lifestyle that promotes clarity, foc...

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I'm sharing my unfiltered journey navigating through a whirlwind of emotions, doubts, and unexpected challenges. Walk with me as I recount the rollercoaster ride of denial, anger, depression, and loss of self, leading up to the struggle of acceptance. My hope is that my story will serve as a beacon providing solace to those going through a similar experience as I encounter and the progressive changes I am making to accept this...

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A profound journey awaits as I pivot from my usual podcast content to share a deeply personal battle with a recently diagnosed stage 4 cancer. An unexpected twist in life's unpredictable voyage has led me to redefine the format of Sailing Through Life, inviting you along as I chart the unknown waters of this cancer diagnosis. The familiar current of inspiring and empowering content will be enriched by a deeper level of sharing...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - Part 15

Today, we're sailing on a voyage of resilience, hope, and survival, navigating the rough waters of cancer in the company of people whose courage and tenacity illuminate the human spirit's capacity to overcome adversity. 

In recent years, the fight against skin cancer has gained significant momentum, thanks to the efforts of both individuals and organizations. Wit...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - Part 14

Ever wondered how a simple concept like bioimpedance, used in smart scales, can be leveraged to detect something as serious as skin cancer? Step into our fascinating discussion with Vassiliy Zotov, the pioneering CEO of Artes Electronics, as he unveils the science behind the groundbreaking Nota Mole Tracker. This transformative device harnesses the power of bioimpedance t...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - Part 13

This episode is an enlightening journey into the world of mobile dermatology and its transformative influence on skin cancer detection and treatment.

We explore how On-spot Dermatology is reshaping the patient experience and saving lives by making skin exams and dermatology services more accessible than ever. Don Hunt, the president of On-spot Dermatology shares ...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - Part 12

Imagine having to hear the disheartening words - "You have cancer" not once, but four times. That's precisely the journey my incredible guest Jennifer Schultz has been on. Jennifer has battled through the physical and mental toll of her diagnosis, bravely facing feelings of isolation, guilt, anxiety and the struggle to ask for help. As a writer, educator, a...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - Part 11

What if hearing someone's personal journey of living with skin cancer could help you navigate the emotional aspects that come with it? Join us as we talk to the inspirational Bronwyn Davis, who shares her experience with squamous cell carcinoma and how she transformed her life despite the challenges.

Bronwyn opens up about the powerful shift in her relationship with h...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - 10

Struggling to find the perfect sunscreen? In a world full of options, which one is best for you?

In this series, we have focused on how to stay protected from harmful UV, what happens if you are diagnosed with skin cancer and potential options for treatments.

Today I am speaking with Gillian Barrie from CōTZ Skin Care to help you make an informed decision as ...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - 9

Melanoma not only affects the individual diagnosed with this disease, but it also has a significant impact on their family and loved ones. In this heartfelt conversation, my guest, Dee Conway shares her story about her sister Rose and her diagnosis of melanoma that ended her life within just 6 months. The emotional toll of melanoma can be overwhelming. Today we discuss the impo...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - 8

We are setting the “Gold Standard” for skin health and advocating for sun safety in this must-listen episode. Get advice from 4-time melanoma survivor and Olympic Gold medalist Summer Sanders.

Growing up in California, learning to swim from an early age and eventually training for competition and the Olympics, gave Summer plenty of opportunities to be outside in the sun. Over time, t...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - 7 

Have you ever wondered how a personal experience can ignite a mission to create powerful change? Join us as we talk to the dynamic duo behind Low Ultraviolet (L.U.V.), Erica Sullivan Feggeler and Snigdha Sangisetti, about their inspiring journey from college to creating a game-changing brand making sun protection accessible and fashionable....
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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - 6

From melanoma diagnosis to clinical trial veteran, this stage 4 survivor has experienced firsthand the challenges and triumphs that come with cancer. Her story is one of luck, timing, science, and also hope. 

So sit back and join us on this impressive journey of survival.

Mary Elizabeth Williams is an author and journalist and has been dedicated to raising awareness about cancer and a...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - 5

At just 22 years old, my guest found herself facing a life-threatening diagnosis of ocular melanoma head on. Discover the incredible strength of the human spirit in this moving story of a survivor's journey of resilience and gratitude, and learn how these powerful qualities can help you overcome any obstacle.

Jess Van Zeil was living life to the fullest with a passion for advent...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - 4

Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer, but there is hope on the horizon. Discover the revolutionary breakthroughs that are changing the game in my conversation today!

The AIM at Melanoma Foundation has provided a compassionate and educational platform to countless many by guiding them through diagnosis, caregiving, and creating resources for support and for health care p...

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Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Series - 3

Being diagnosed with cancer can be a challenging journey, but it doesn't have to define you.  Listen to this fascinating story of one survivor's journey to excellence after a melanoma diagnosis. It will inspire you to keep moving forward and live your best life!

Cancer is a diagnosis that can shatter even the strongest among us. Facing an illness like this can make us ...

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