The Dark Night of the Soul

September 23, 2015
Hosted by Karen Leavitt

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I am thrilled to be joined by Michael Mirdad. Michael talks about when events occur in our lives that we don't recognize or understand. These events situations, whether large or small may show up once, or repeat, and can seemingly ripple into every facet of our lives. When this happens we are left shaking our heads, asking ourselves why? Wondering why me? We begin self talk, rationalizing, trying to make sense of this. We try day after day to rise above, and no matter what we do nothing goes right. Really? Why cant I get a break? We can often experience, fatigue, emptiness, sadness, a sense of depression and disorientation. This is what Michael calls the Dark Night of the Soul. We talk about what it is, how to recognize this in our lives He shares the five stages that occur during this process. Why this process is even necessary for us to go through, what to do when you're experiencing it. How long does this last? Is there anything we can do to help ease this?

The Sky’s the Limit

The Sky’s the Limit

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The Sky’s the Limit is a motivating, inspirational program which is based on my journey from medical professional to patient, highlighting people from all walks of life and various stages of overcoming adversity, their challenges and awakening to the rediscovery of themselves, a transformation. I engage with a number of successful life coaches, authors, athletes and everyday people who discuss their journey and process as well as exploring the concepts of Eastern and Western medicine. We are all learning life’s lessons every day and living in the moment, no matter where we are in our journey.

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Karen Leavitt

Karen Leavitt

Karen Leavitt is a restorative coach. With her background as an accomplished career nurse, and a survivor of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Karen has a unique perspective on how to navigate life-changing events. Utilizing her skills in health and wellness, public speaking, advocacy and teambuilding, she guides others to achieve healthy, balanced, successful lives, regardless of their circumstances.

Karen is happy to be returning to VoiceAmerica after a life changing event resulted in a traumatic brain injury post-concussion syndrome. Now, Karen has a dynamic purpose and passion that is igniting her to guide others. A former successful career nurse, advocate, “natural care giver,” and athlete, Karen brings positivity and resilience grounded in reality through her own journey and experiences. Her mission is to educate, empower and inspire others to live their truth and passion as she engages in heartfelt, meaningful conversations around life’s situations, and circumstances. #thegiftistheshift

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