hope

You Decide 035: Kristin Jacobsen – Let Your Body Do What It Was Meant To Do

I always describe Kristin Jacobsen and her family as one of my “lighthouse” families. She takes the light we cultivate together, and shines it on everyone she meets. When her son Alex was young he had recurring ear infections. With her doctor’s assurance she assumed it was normal. She masked the symptoms with medications for…

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You Decide 033: Cass Kasowski: Compassion is Key in the Battle of Addiction

Losing her mother to a heart-wrenching battle with addictions sent the usually tough-as-nails Cass Kasowski, into a tailspin. Devastated, she found herself battling PTSD, anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia and vivid dreams of her mom – all of which left her questioning whether she would ever bounce back. While she trusted her resilience, Cass knew that…

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You Decide 021: Callyn Johnson – Shortcuts, Discipline & Leading from the Bench

Shortcuts, Discipline & Leading from the Bench After Cal realized ego was the main voice in her head as she neared the court again, she decided to go all in…to do everything she could so at the end she wouldn’t regret a thing. Her injury recovery taught her: Taking shortcuts is a lifestyle choice –…

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You Decide 015: Mandy Anderson – Rising Out of the Ashes of Her Circumstances

In this incredible discussion, Mandy Anderson shows us how to make the best out of a bad situation. From a cystic fibrosis diagnosis to finishing her first half marathon, through the power of journaling she cultivated a life of joy, and accomplishment. She explains how faith, “giving yourself permission” to do whatever it takes to heal…

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You Decide 013: Dr. Angie Pufahl – Living in Contrast

Through divorce, death and dementia, Dr. Angie has learned to embrace living in contrast. The insights she shares in this episode are breathtaking, and trust me, you don’t want to miss it. When life throws us for a loop, when we are in a situation that is in complete contrast to our usual way of life, that is life…

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Hope = longing for tomorrow to be different than today

Hope is a pillar in our lives. It’s everywhere, but so many people are on the cusp of losing it: loss of health, depression, marital struggles, financial crisis, grief, loneliness: yet HOPE remains. I know. In having my hands on people for 15 years, hope remains, yet is masked by other emotions that we allow…

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Hope Defined

The #1 word we hear from patients is the word HOPE = believing that tomorrow will be better than today.                Hope is a promise, light at the end of the tunnel, aspiration, desire, dream A belief in HOPE, not despair. A belief in HOPE, not broke. A belief in HOPE, not sickness. A belief…

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“I want to be a SUCCESS STORY”

As I was connecting with a beautiful woman for the first time in the office, I asked her, “What is the ONE THING brought you here today?”
Beautiful Woman states, “I watched the TV show with you and that little girl’s mom on ND Today and I cried. A lot.

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