Wellseekers With Lucia

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Podcast by WellSeekers with Lucia

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  • The Power of Fun in Addiction & Recovery!

    10/05/2021 Duración: 25min

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we finish our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics on how relationships, nutrition, exercise and the power of fun all play into recovery as well for those who struggle and also the ones they love.On today’s show, we welcome Scott Strode, Founder and Director of The Phoenix. The Phoenix’s mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. And incorporating more fun in healthy and holistic methods of connecting with yourself and other people is so POWERFUL, especially in recovery! Scott will share his own personal story of rising and coming back in recovery. We also share some great ideas that you and your loved ones can try out for your mind and body. We

  • Policy Change for Addiction Recovery & Treatment

    19/04/2021 Duración: 36min

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue with part five of our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. With the growing number of people and families having experienced addiction, there comes a need for a change in public perspectives and public health responses for greater access to quality care and treatment. On today’s show, we welcome Courtney Hunter, Vice President, State Policy at Shatterproof, where she works to eliminate barriers to addiction treatment access and increase training and education of healthcare professionals. True change can come from policy and we’re here to talk about some of the amazing work that is currently underway, as well as ways you can get involved. Also, Courtney shares her personal family story with addiction, addiction treatment, and recovery that you won’t want to miss. Join Lucia and Courtney now on this episode as we talk

  • A Personal Story of Rising in Recovery from Addiction: Wendy Adamson Author of “Mother Load” Especially for Women and Moms

    05/04/2021 Duración: 56min

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue with part four of our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics on how relationships, nutrition, exercise and the power of fun all play into recovery as well for those who struggle and also the ones they love. On today’s show, we welcome special guest, Wendy Adamson, author of “Mother Load: A Memoir of Addiction, Gun Violence & Finding a Life of Purpose.” Wendy will share her personal story of addiction and recovery told through her book “Mother Load," that we know can help anyone struggling with addiction and recovery, especially women and mothers. We also talk about the toll and impact addiction can have on a person's life, life of their children and family, and on past, present and future generations and how trauma and shame feed into this vicious cyc

  • The Power of Nutrition in Recovery from Addiction

    22/03/2021 Duración: 41min

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we continue with part three of our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics on how relationships, nutrition, exercise and fun all play into recovery as well for those who struggle and also the ones they love. On today’s show, we welcome Kelly Miller, Nutritional Therapist and CCAR certified Recovery Coach, as we talk about how nutrition can play a powerful role in recovery from addiction. Kelly shares her own personal story of how she found her passion for helping people in recovery through research and the science of nutrition. We also demystify how proper nutrition can stabilize mood and specifically help with symptoms of Post-Acute-Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) that sometimes lead to relapse, and how it can help with healing and realizing freedoms from cravings in recove

  • Relationships, Family and Recovery From Addiction: Ways to Care for Yourself and the One You Love

    08/03/2021 Duración: 43min

    Welcome to WellSeekers as we continue with part two of our six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. In this series, we’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics such as relationships, nutrition, exercise and fun in recovery, as well as policy and what you can do to make an impact! On today’s show, we welcome Ipek Aykol, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, as we turn to the topic of family and personal relationships and how they are impacted by addiction and in recovery. We talk about the different ways addiction can affect the family and the family dynamics, primary relationships, and throughout recovery as well. We’ll help you with some misconceptions and stigmas around addiction and substance use disorders, resources for your loved one, and for yourself as you seek ways to support your loved on before, during and after treatment. ​So join us now on Well

  • Rise & Comeback From Addiction With a New & Innovative Treatment

    23/02/2021 Duración: 48min

    Welcome back to WellSeekers as we kick off a new six part series focusing on addiction and recovery. We’ll share amazing conversations, personal stories, and most importantly solutions; all from a holistic perspective. We’ll not only talk about addiction and treatment, but also topics such as relationships, nutrition, exercise and fun in recovery. We’ll even talk about policy and what you can do from a policy perspective. On today’s show, we couldn’t be more honored and excited to welcome Dr. Shelley Halligan, Vice President of Integrated Health Services at Aware Recovery Care. Aware offers an innovative and unique approach in treating addiction. Join Lucia and Shelley for an honest and open conversation about breaking down the barriers to treatment, the stigma around addiction and recovery, and the trauma related to addiction. With a truly unique approach to treatment, Aware Recovery Care is an amazing organization pioneering in-home mental health and substance use disorder treatment. Their philosophy is to

  • Lucia at Night: The Four Communication Styles and How to Change Yours! Part 2 of 2

    13/02/2021 Duración: 24min

    On part 1 of communication styles, we talked about the four communication styles, why it’s important, and how to identify your style. Don’t forget to check out that episode! And on today's show, we’re continuing with part 2 of communication styles with Dr. Anna Kress, licensed clinical psychologist, as we talk about some ideas and strategies that you can do to improve your communication and relationship with your partner or loved ones right now! For more about Dr, Anna visit her website: drannakress.com   Find Us on Social @WellSeekers Follow Lucia on Instagram @LuciaNazz   WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anxiety, self care, relationships, healing, growing, connecting, love, and life.

  • Lucia at Night: The Four Communication Styles! Which is Yours? Part 1 of 2

    13/02/2021 Duración: 54min

    We’re back and just in time for Valentines Day, with a special focus on communication styles! Understanding yours and your partners communication styles can only help you and your partner to communicate more effectively with each other. And good communication skills are essential in improving your personal relationships by helping you to understand others, and to be understood.On today's show, we welcome Dr. Anna Kress, licensed clinical psychologist, as we help demystify the four different styles of communication, why it’s important to understand their differences, and also to help you identify your communication style and your partner’s communication style. So which is your communication style? Which communication style is your partner or loved ones? Join us and find out on Lucia at Night, where we focus on relationships with all the important people, places, and things in your life. Also on Lucia at Night, dear friends Krista  and Sarah join Lucia as a place to laugh, connect, and learn to love yourself an

  • Why Moving Matters: Override Your Anxiety in 2020 with These Simple & Real Techniques

    17/12/2020 Duración: 44min

    COVID has so many people feeling stuck inside limiting connection with others, but also, with our own bodies. We know research shows moving matters for mental health, but how can we do that with COVID, winter and so much against us right now? On today's show we are joined by Marshal Szyndlar the owner of CrossFit Override in Thomaston, CT to help walk us through simple and real ways to find your story of well this holiday season when it comes to moving and loving your body. We know times are challenging, and we want to help you rise and comeback to loving yourself, others and life more well.Listen to Lucia and Marshal's conversation now to add more peace, joy and love to your life this holiday season. Find Us on Social @WellSeekers Follow Lucia on Instagram @LuciaNazz WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anxiety, self care, relationships, healing, growing, connecting, love, and life.

  • A Real & Honest Conversation on Meditation in 2020: How to Find Peace in Today's Storm

    30/11/2020 Duración: 38min

    On today's show, the one and only Swami Varadan is back to help us balance our minds, moods, and spirits as we approach the holiday season in 2020. By now you know that we are firm believers at WellSeekers in meditation as a tool to help alleviate stress, anxiety and depression and there is nobody we trust more than Swami to break down how to stay more peaceful in REAL & AUTHENTIC ways you actually can use.Join Lucia and Swami for an honest conversation on what is happening right now in all of our lives in 2020, and this holiday season and how meditation is needed now, more than ever.  Lastly, Swami will walk us through a powerful year end meditation to help calm you instantly, no matter what you are facing and experiencing right this holiday seasonJoin Lucia now on WellSeekers! For more on Swami visit: http://www.urbanturban.org, and his IG HERE Find Us on Social @WellSeekers Follow Lucia on Instagram @LuciaNazz ---------------------------------------- WellSeekers with Lucia is a podcast exploring how to

  • Tools for Anxiety in 2020: Float Your Way to Freedom!

    17/11/2020 Duración: 28min

    We’re continuing our series on anxiety in 2020 with an interesting and unique tool called floating. Floating, also known as floatation therapy, and R.E.S.T. (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy) is a process whereby almost all external stimuli is reduced. Floating can provide you with the perfect space for introspection, personal growth, self-awareness, and can help those who might suffer from PTSD and trauma. Floating has also shown to be effective in decreasing the effects of anxiety and depression, as well as increasing calmness, mindfulness, and sense of well-being.Join Lucia and her guest Sarah LaTeano, founder of Float 41 a floatation therapy center in West Hartford, CT as we explore floatation therapy: what it is, how it works, its many benefits, and how it can help you. Sarah also shares her own story and personal connection with floating, and how floating became an important part of her self-care and personal growth journey.Are you curious? Do you have questions? Join us now as we answer you

  • Quick New Tool for Anxiety Reduction in 2020: Floating!

    17/11/2020 Duración: 10min

    On today's show Sarah LaTeano, founder of Float 41 a floatation therapy center in West Hartford CT joins Lucia as we talk about an interesting and unique tool that can help with anxiety. That too is called floating. So what is it? What does it feel like? And how can it help you? Well, we’re here to help! So join Lucia and Sarah now as they answer your questions, and share their experiences and insight on floating to help manage anxiety especially in 2020! Follow Sarah on Instagram @Float_41 and Facebook @Float Forty One and visit Float41.com. ---------------------------------------- WellSeekers with Lucia is a podcast exploring how to find your own story of well from the mind down focusing on holistic mental and emotional health, relationships, and wellness topics. Lucia Nazzaro, MA, MSW, LCSW, is an Emmy nominated multi-media storyteller, professor and expert. She works to create ways to help individuals & society find their story of well with a special focus on how we can rise and comeback from life tra

  • Attachment Theory: How To Change Your Attachment Style! Part 3 of 3

    29/10/2020 Duración: 54min

    We are back to wrap up this conversation on Attachment! Attachment theory discusses the emotional bond between two people, and based primarily on early childhood experiences, discusses the way partners express their needs and show up in their relationships. The four main styles are: secure, anxious, avoidant, or disorganized. So what are these attachment styles and what do they mean? How do you show up and relate to your partner? How does your partner relate to you? Do you ever experience a push/pull and cannot figure out why? On today's show Dr. Chelsea Page, DHS, LPC, MS joins Lucia as we conclude this three part series on Attachment: What it is, how to identify your style and your partners, and ways to change styles as well. This is a MUST for anyone struggling with relationships, their partner, or wanting to know more about how to find and feel better in love. Welcome Back Family! ---------------------------------------- Lucia at Night is a retreat and a treat for your day. A place to laugh, connect, an

  • Attachment Theory: What’s Your Attachment Style and Your Partners? Part 2 of 3

    29/10/2020 Duración: 59min

    We are back and cannot wait to continue this conversation on Attachment! Attachment theory discusses the emotional bond between two people, and based primarily on early childhood experiences, discusses the way partners express their needs and show up in their relationships. The four main styles are: secure, anxious, avoidant, or disorganized.So what are these attachment styles and what do they mean? How do you show up and relate to your partner? How does your partner relate to you? Do you ever experience a push/pull and cannot figure out why?On today's show Dr. Chelsea Page, DHS, LPC, MS, is back for part two of a three part series on Attachment: What it is, how to identify your style and your partners, and ways to change styles as well. This is a MUST for anyone struggling with relationships, their partner, or wanting to know more about how to find and feel better in love. Welcome Back Family! ---------------------------------------- Lucia at Night is a retreat and a treat for your day. A place to laugh, con

  • Anxiety in 2020: Tools and Solutions to Rise & Comeback to a Mind & Life You Will Love

    26/10/2020 Duración: 32min

    We are back with episode two to talk real and practical ways to help your anxiety in 2020. Last week we discussed what anxiety is and why it is one the rise. This week we are giving you the tools and solutions to manage it. Mental Health America has reported an almost 400% increase in people reaching out to use their screening tools for anxiety and depression (https://screening.mhanational.org/); and the anxiety that has been created seems to be intensifying and augmenting. So what can we do? Join Lucia Nazzaro and her guest Sharon Lawrence, LCSW and therapist for therapists, professionals and couples, as we continue this series on Anxiety in 2020: How to Rise & Comeback to A Mind and Life You Love, even in the face of all of this adversity! For more about Sharon find her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest @MySelahWellness and visit his website https://myselahwellness.com/ ---------------------------------------- WellSeekers with Lucia is a podcast exploring how to find your own story of well f

  • Attachment Theory: What Is It? And How Can It Help Your Relationship?

    19/10/2020 Duración: 58min

    We are back on and cannot wait to have this conversation on Attachment! Attachment theory discusses the emotional bond between two people, and based primarily on early childhood experiences, discusses the way partners express their needs and show up in their relationships. The four main styles are: secure, anxious, avoidant, or disorganized.So what are these attachment styles and what do they mean? How do you show up and relate to your partner? How does your partner relate to you? Do you ever experience a push/pull and cannot figure out why?On today's show Dr. Chelsea Page, DHS, LPC, MS, is back for a three part series on Attachment: What it is, how to identify your style and your partners, and ways to change styles as well. This is a MUST for anyone struggling with relationships, their partner, or wanting to know more about how to find and feel better in love.Welcome Back Family! Find Us on Social @WellSeekersFollow Lucia on Instagram @LuciaNazz WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, st

  • Anxiety in 2020: How to Rise & Comeback to a Mind & Life You Will Love

    12/10/2020 Duración: 40min

    This year has been challenging on almost every level. Mental Health America has reported an almost 400% increase in people reaching out to use their screening tools for anxiety and depression (https://screening.mhanational.org/); and the anxiety that has been created seems to be intensifying and augmenting. So what can we do? Join Lucia and her guest Sharon Lawrence, LCSW and therapist for therapists, professionals and couples, as we start on our series on Anxiety in 2020: How to rise & comeback to a mind and life you love, even in the face of all of this adversity! We can't wait to start this conversation! For more about Sharon find her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest @MySelahWellness and visit his website https://myselahwellness.com/ Find Us on Social @WellSeekersFollow Lucia on Instagram @LuciaNazz WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anxiety, self care, relationships, healing, growing, connecting, love, and life.

  • The Power of FUN to Rise and Comeback!

    03/05/2020

    For the first time in history, right now everyone across the world, all together, all at the same time, are living through the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. And accessing joy is one of the most important and powerful tools we all have that can help us not only survive in difficult times like these, but also thrive in good times.On today's show, Dave Raymond, the Original Phillie Phanatic and Key Note Speaker, joins us for an inspiring, personal and fun conversation about positive psychology, his own remarkable journey, and well... FUN! We'll talk about the benefits and biological affects fun, play, and freedom has on your body. Lucia and Dave also share simple and real things you can do right now to access your own happiness and your own power of fun.​So join us now this very special episode with legendary mascot and professional fun expert to reduce stress and anxiety, to live better, happier and healthier for your rise and comeback through these times of challenges and crisis! For more about Dave find him

  • Balance Your Mind, Mood, Spirit and Life During These Challenging Times

    26/04/2020

    On today's show, meditation guru, Swami Varadan is back to help us balance our minds, moods, spirits and lives during this challenging time! We’re a big believer in the power of meditation and intentions, and something can be extremely helpful especially right now. Swami will talk about his personal meditation techniques he is using, his suggestions for all of us, and walks us through a powerful two minute meditation to help calm you instantly, no matter what you are facing and experiencing right now, and through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Find Us on Social @WellSeekersFollow Lucia on Instagram @LuciaNazz WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anxiety, self care, relationships, healing, growing, connecting, love, and life.

  • The Food and Mood Connection During These Challenging Times

    19/04/2020

    So often, many of us turn to food to help us cope through tough and challenging times. On today’s show, we welcome back Rachel Molenda, Intuitive Eating Nutritionist and Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CNP), to help us better understand the connection between our food choices and our mental and emotional health, especially during these unchartered times of uncertainty, rapid change, stress, and anxiety. We’ll share our own experiences as well as real and simple things you can do during these time of crisis.We hope you’re finding this Coping Through Crisis series full of helpful and useful information, care and compassion, and also familiar voices from our experts and friends of the show. We are all in this together and we are here for you. So join us now as we dive into the food and mood connection and help you form a better relationship with yourself, others & life! Find Us on Social @WellSeekersFollow Lucia on Instagram @LuciaNazz WellSeekers is great for mental health, holistic well being, stress, anx

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