The Pain Game Podcast

The Pain Game Podcast

Join Lyndsay Soprano and her guests weekly on The Pain Game Podcast about the game of living in and with chronic pain and trauma getting to the heart of how to heal with you by her side.


September 26, 2023 43 mins
In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano speaks with Dr. Laila Contractor about how we can metabolize trauma(s) with intention and the use of ayahuasca as a key component to helping to heal from all that you might be holding onto that is making you chronically ill and living in pain.

Dr. Contractor is an Integrative Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist in Irvine California. She works collaboratively with her patients using traditional ...
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In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano speaks with Jordana Levine about “Healing the Roots of Our Souls” with energetic healing and learning to trust yourself.

“Tune into what your soul knows you need, but you haven’t been able to hear,” Jordana Levine.

We talk about how sickness and unhappiness led Jordana to a place of healing, but it didn’t come without sacrifice, dedication, and listening to spirit. She is an intuitive guide and energe...
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September 12, 2023 44 mins
In this episode, Stop Participating in Chronic Stress, Lyndsay Soprano, and guest Whitney Morgan, LAc., FDn-P, discuss autoimmune diseases and how she ended up being a collector of a bunch of them! But now lives in remission, symptom-free. Listen to find out how.

We vibe about:
  • Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism
  • Function of the thyroid
  • Auto-immune disorders and the collection of them!
  • Breaking free from Western medicine
  • Acupuncture and i...
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Episode 57 is about the Intersection of Mental Health and Pediatrics. In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano and Monica Garty-Juice, PNP-BC, MSN, APRN discuss questions in and around:
  • What pediatricians are missing
  • Why kids are getting so misdiagnosed
  • Developmental trauma
  • Highly empathic and sensitive people
  • Anxiety
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Manifestation of chronic illness and the intersection between mental health, integrative, and Western medici...
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August 29, 2023 32 mins
Are you interested in healing ANCIENT TRAUMA? Today’s guest can help. In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano and Paul Quinton, discuss chronic pain, trauma, fear, and safety, and how it affects our loved ones as well.

Paul grew up in a spiritual/psychic family and has been involved in the esoteric all his life, which has allowed him to fulfill his soul's contract as a healer, teacher, channel, and writer.
He has a patented new modality in...
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August 22, 2023 40 mins
In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano talks with Yogi Aaron about his unorthodox perspectives on stretching and flexibility and how both cause more harm than good.

Yogi Aaron preaches to STOP STRETCHING! And his book and podcast cover just that.

He is the creator of the revolutionary approach to yoga — Applied Yoga Anatomy + Muscle Activation™ (AYAMA)

His teachings aim to help as many people as possible live a pain-free life so they can r...
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Episode 54 dropped this morning — One Thought Away! In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano speaks with Kerry Tepedino, the CEO and Founder of the One Thought Away Project, a global company and movement that has influenced 250k+ people to transform their lives.

They talk about how we are ONLY One Thought Away From Having Our Dream Life, or NOT.

Kerry struggled with low self-esteem, a lack of self-worth, and poor body image which spiraled i...
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August 8, 2023 41 mins
Fucking. Cancer.

Episode 53, The Emotional Chaos of Cancer, dropped this morning. WHAT an incredible man and an incredible episode.

Whether you have fought through a cancer diagnosis yourself or you know someone who has battled cancer, this is an episode you cannot miss. His story is intense.

After losing his sister to brain cancer, he decided to give others struggling, battling, and cycling through cancer, over 5,000 miles of story...
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August 1, 2023 25 mins
Today marks the one-year anniversary of this podcast! 52 WEEKS ago today, I launched my first episode of The Pain Game Podcast.

When I decided to go about my show with it being centered on PURPOSE and from a place of wanting to heal myself from not only physical pain, but a life riddled with trauma, massive amounts of abuse, sadness, addiction, work-a-holism, divorce, and and and…then my purpose began to show itself.

And the #purpose...
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In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano and Dr. David Bilstrom discuss infection, stress, and chronic illness/disease and how we can get ahead of it at a young age before it creeps up and wrecks all kinds of havoc in our bodies, health, and lives.

But also how to help FIX it after you think it might be too late.

Dr. Bilstrom speaks about Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) that inform chronic illness and autoimmune disease. They discuss chronic...
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In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano speaks with Lesley ‘Amazing’ Logan, about how perfectionism gets in our own way of making ourselves a PRIORITY in our lives and how self-care is NOT SELFISH. We talk about how a Pilates practice ties into connecting with oneself and the mission of self-care and how that translates into connecting more with others.

She is a certified Pilates teacher, breathwork, habits, and mindset coach, and the foun...
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July 11, 2023 50 mins
In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano speaks with J.K. Emezi, from Elevated Recovery, a Pornography Addiction Reboot program.

They discuss how his struggle with pornography addiction led him down a dark and twisted journey. He was consumed by the addiction, was unable to establish intimate relationships, focus on academics or employment, or manage his emotions.

Coming from a deep conservative upbringing and repression of emotions that nee...
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July 4, 2023 40 mins
In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano and Dr. Andrea Moore, PT, DPT, OCS, NTP discuss her journey from chronic pain and post-concussive syndrome after a car accident to anxiety and ADHD sharing her journey to where she is today.

She lived in so much pain for her whole life, she thought that this was just normal!! It wasn’t debilitating but aggravating. As she went down a painful journey, she found out that living life in pain is actuall...
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June 27, 2023 39 mins
In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano loves up on Hope Pedraza as we talk about Listening to Your Body’s Intuition.

Hope is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practioner, Certified Hair, Tissue, and Mineral Analysis (HTMA) expert, Reiki Master, Human Design guide, founder of inBalance, a pilates-based fitness franchise, and the host of the Hopeful and Wholesome Podcast.

We talk about:
  • Obsession with Food...
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Episode 45 dropped this morning! In this episode, I talk with Tonia Cordi a life-alignment coach and professional organizer. about letting go of the past with mindfulness. We discuss anxiety, OCD, hoarding, and coping mechanisms that we create over time.

Listen to understand the ‘why’ behind our clutter and the ‘why’ behind the opposite of clutter.
And most importantly they discuss HEALING from past trauma and connecting to their pur...
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June 13, 2023 49 mins
In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano talks to the father/son duo, Rob and Ryan DeLena talk about Ryan's childhood behavior and how it led to placement in therapeutic schools.

These schools relied on detrimental methods of behavior modification such as physical restraints. He was heavily medicated and then committed to a mental hospital for further evaluation.

His parents were counseled to place Ryan in a group home. They refused.

The stor...
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June 6, 2023 45 mins
In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano and Adam Vibe Gunton discuss his journey from tragedy, to addiction, to recovery. They discuss how he suffered from the pain of Columbine, the loss of so many incredible people in his life, and living minute to minute in addiction and homelessness.

His company, Recovered on Purpose, equips addicts in recovery to share their stories powerfully with the world to reach addicts suffering with a message o...
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May 30, 2023 29 mins
In this episode, Lyndsay Soprano talks with Dylan Lundgren talk about addiction and escapism. Dylan talks about dealing with life and how his drug, food, sex, and alcohol addictions led him down a spiral to arrests, multiple traumas, assaults, lost jobs, and crashing on couches.

Dylan is a TEDx Speaker and Addiction Recovery Advocate. His mission is to work with individuals and organizations to increase engagement in the addiction r...
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May 23, 2023 29 mins
In this episode of The Pain Game Podcast, Lyndsay Soprano, and Rocky Norris discuss the importance of oral health and your gut health when it comes to chronic pain and other health issues. Can you believe that each tooth is associated with our organs?

It's a fun episode that you should all bite into! Thanks for joining me, Rocky!

You can find Rocky Norris online:


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May 16, 2023 32 mins
In this episode of The Pain Game Podcast, Lyndsay Soprano, and Annie Vander discuss her voice in this world after being diagnosed with CRPS which changed the trajectory of her life.

And now she’s in remission.After being diagnosed with CRPS, there have been unforeseen obstacles that changed the trajectory of her career.

This inspired her to write and release her latest single Falling Into Nashville, a song about her journey and encou...
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