The Healing Power of Love
December 26, 2013
Hosted by Cella Zappia
Writer and Natural Health Consultant Sheryl Lynn struggled to cope with the deaths of her mother, best friend, last close relative, and another dear friend within 6 months, along with the abrupt departure of multiple friends and loved ones who'd promised to be there for her. Struggling with these losses, her bereavement was made worse by others who did not offer love or compassion. A year later, she experienced broken heart syndrome (takotsubo cardiomyopathy) and a disabling stroke 2 weeks apart. When her beloved dog was diagnosed with cancer, she theorized if the perceived loss of love could create a marked decline in her health, then showering her dog with love could possibly create a miracle in healing. Without surgery and conventional cancer treatment, her dog is cancer-free! Sheryl has used what she's learned to further her own recovery. Join Cella Zappia and her guest Sheryl Lynn for an inspiring hour devoted to sharing ways the healing power of love can change our lives.
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Cella’s Chat was created out of Cella Zappia’s personal healing experience. Each week, Cella will be your guide in teaching you how to find your own healer within. This healing is accomplished when we work to balance our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual selves. Through interviews with experts in each of their different fields of holistic wellness and medicine, you will learn how to use your own mind to create a life of health and empowerment. Deeply passionate about the subject of depression, suicide awareness and prevention, she desires to take the stigma away from this disease and provide facts and information to allow you to know there is hope. Healing through inspiration and information, Cella’s Chat invites you to create a space in your life where all things are possible.
Just as a caterpillar sheds its skin and becomes a butterfly, Cella's life fell apart and she too was reborn. From the outside, life appeared perfect. As is the reality for many women, Cella thought it was her personal obligation to take care of everyone’s needs but her own. That is exactly what she did up until May 13, 2008. She was married to a military man for twenty years who was often absent during that time due to his job. This left her to raise two boys, work full time in the legal field, all while thinking it was perfectly normal to run herself into the ground. Cella’s own battle began as the perfect storm of circumstances came together to initiate her downward spiral into illness and depression. Feeling hopeless that she would never salvage the person she was before, Cella felt her only solution out of the pain was to take her own life. As an attempt survivor, she learned that the greatest resource was the healer within. Now she works with people to help them rekindle their passion for life. As a certified Nia instructor and Ageless Grace educator, Cella is also versed in many healing modalities including Qigong, Tai Chi, nutrition and wellness. Through speaking, writing, and the dance arts, as well as the creation of a woman's support group, it is Cella's desire to help others to manifest and transform their lives to find their personal empowerment. A true testament that all things are possible, she is walking her talk while teaching others to do the same.