Episodes
Are you stuck in a rut? Do you ever think that your life needs more fun? Find a new hobby! In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri share examples of hobbies shared by members of the Life Lessons Community. You'll be amazed at all of the possibilities. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We can’t wait to connect with you there. Today’s podcast was made possible through our affiliation...
Published 11/30/22
In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri talk with Eileen McKusick. Elaine is a pioneering researcher, writer, inventor, practitioner, educator and speaker in the fields of therapeutic sound, the human biofield, and electric health. She is the originator of the Biofield Tuning method, a groundbreaking therapeutic approach that uses sound to relax & reset the nervous system, and author of the award winning, bestselling book "Tuning the Human Biofield: Healing with Vibrational Sound...
Published 11/23/22
Published 11/23/22
This week Gin and Sheri are joined by Travis Chappell, founder and CEO of Guestio and the host of Figuring It Out. Today he is going to share about the importance of interpersonal skills and how they impact our personal and professional lives and how we can build better, longer-lasting relationships. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We can’t wait to connect with you there. Resources used for...
Published 11/16/22
In this week's episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri are joined by Devin Fredericksen. Devin is a survivor who has come back from near death experiences and traumatic injuries, determined to live his best life full of vitality. He is passionate about working with others to help them live more confident, inspired, and connected lives, where they can thrive. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We...
Published 11/09/22
Are you confused by hormone replacement therapy (HRT)? Is it dangerous, or is it beneficial? In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri talk with Dr. Deb Matthew. Dr. Deb was inspired when she experienced a life changing transformation after years of suffering with exhaustion and irritability. Her hormone imbalances prevented her from being the wife and mother that she wanted to be. She is on a mission to spread the message that having balanced hormones can help women to once again...
Published 11/02/22
This week, in celebration of the 100th episode of the Life Lessons podcast, Gin and Sheri turned to the Life Lessons Community to get their best life lessons or words of advice. As usual, the Life Lessons Community had amazing lessons and advice to share. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We can’t wait to connect with you there. Today’s podcast was made possible through our affiliation with the...
Published 10/26/22
In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri are joined once again by Mary Joye, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, to talk about how we can meet people where they are. When we meet people where they are, we are embracing who they are, not who or how we think they should be. We assess, rather than judge. This is an important lesson we all need to learn in order to improve our personal relationships, workplace environments, and to be better leaders. Join our VIP community and help support...
Published 10/19/22
Did you ever wonder why we use some of the phrases we use, or where these phrases may have originated? In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri share idioms and colloquialisms sent in by listeners from around the world. Don't get caught ‘on a shoogly peg’...listen to today's fun episode and learn what this phrase means, as well as many others. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We can’t wait...
Published 10/12/22
Who helped shape you into the person you are today? Who pushed you to excel or believed in you when others didn’t? In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri asked listeners to share stories of the most influential people in their lives. After listening, you'll be inspired to look for opportunities to make this kind of difference in the lives of others. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We...
Published 10/05/22
This week, Gin and Sheri are joined by Sharon Brubaker, founder of Healing Starts with the Heart. After suffering a devastating loss, Sharon made it her life’s mission to learn about grief, and to help others learn how to process their grief and heal. Many times people think grief only happens when we lose somebody we love, but grief is an emotion that we experience all through our lives, during difficult, sad, and even happy events. In this episode, Sharon shares what she has learned and has...
Published 09/28/22
Have you ever had a friendship that ended in a way that left you feeling hurt or confused? In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri discuss fractured friendships. Fractured friendships are ones that are terminated by one party for some reason or another, and oftentimes one of the parties doesn’t even know why or what happened. In the episode, Life Lessons community members share times when they experienced a fractured friendship, as well as their advice for how to move forward. Join...
Published 09/21/22
In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri talk to Life Lessons community member KC Train. KC and her husband used Emotionally Focused Therapy to heal their marriage, and KC shares their journey. She shares insights into this type of therapy, and about what they learned that helped them move from the brink of divorce, to renewing their wedding vows. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We...
Published 09/14/22
Refreshing a room in your house and making it feel new again doesn’t have to be expensive. There are lots of ways to redecorate without making a large investment and starting from scratch. In this episode, Gin and Sheri share money saving decorating tips sent in by the Life Lessons community, as well as Gin's and Sheri's best tips. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We can’t wait to connect with...
Published 09/07/22
In this week's episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri talk with Kim Tubbs, a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Kim recently released her first book in a series, Lavy’s Rainy Day, which is designed to help teach children emotional intelligence skills. Kim specializes in treating children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, mood disorders, behavioral issues, trauma histories, autism spectrum disorders, and ADHD. She works with her...
Published 08/31/22
This week Gin and Sheri are joined by Jennifer Collier. Jennifer and her family have spent the last 12 years living with her son Heyden’s childhood-onset mental health disorders combined with suicidal ideation. She joins us to raise awareness, help end the stigma of childhood mental illness, and to offer support to other families who are struggling. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We can’t wait...
Published 08/24/22
As the prices of everything--food, transportation, housing--rises, we all want to figure out how to save money on everyday items like food, gas, and household expenses. Even saving just a few cents here and there can really add up. In this episode, Gin, Sheri, and the Life Lessons community share more of their best money saving tips and hacks to extend your family's dollars. Part 1 of this topic can be found on episode 87, which was released on 7/27/22. Join our VIP community and help...
Published 08/17/22
This week, Gin and Sheri are joined by Merle Saferstein. Merle has been journaling for 48 years and has amassed a collection of 380 journals. After twenty-six years as a Holocaust educator, where she helped hundreds of Holocaust survivors leave their legacy, she retired and created “Living and Leaving Your Legacy®”. Through classes, workshops, and lectures, Merle has guided thousands of people in sacred legacy work, writing for wellness, and journaling. In this episode, she will inspire...
Published 08/10/22
In this episode of Life lessons, Gin and Sheri talk with Elisa Stancil Levine, author of This or Something Better. Elisa’s life was marred by abuse, pain, financial and interpersonal struggle, just like too many of us. But she kept pushing through the pain and struggle, and she went from barely surviving at times to thriving. In this episode, she shares insights she has learned along the way. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to...
Published 08/03/22
As the prices of everything--food, transportation, housing--rises, we all want to figure out how to save money on everyday items like food, gas, and household expenses. Even saving just a few cents here and there can really add up. In this episode, Gin, Sheri, and the Life Lessons community share their best money saving tips and hacks to extend your family's dollars. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member...
Published 07/27/22
We have all seen pawn shops in our communities, but how much do you know about how the industry works and how they help the communities they serve? This week Gin and Sheri chat with Beth Anundi, owner of Capital Pawn, to learn about the pawnbroker industry. Beth shares how pawn loans work as well as the part they play in buying local and sustainable living. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We...
Published 07/20/22
In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri are joined by Terri Duggan. Terri lives with alopecia, an autoimmune disorder. She shares her personal struggles, and the decision that finally gave her peace and freedom. Her mission is to educate others and empower other people who are living with this disease. Terri has a blog called “Bald and Fabulous.” Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We can’t...
Published 07/13/22
In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri talk with Shari Franklin. Shari is a wife, a mother of 5 and the author of a new book called Here’s What I Need You to Know: Essays on Marriage, Motherhood and the Mundane. Inspired by life’s daily antics, Shari shares her wisdom and knowledge with other women in the hopes of acknowledging and inspiring them. Through humor, honesty, and solidarity, her collection of stories is meant to make you laugh—and maybe shed the occasional tear—as you...
Published 07/06/22
In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri talk to Jana Whiddon, licensed mental health counselor and Certified Yoga Therapist. Over the past several years, Jana made the decision to leave clinical practice and move her work into the yoga studio. Today she explains how yoga helps to cultivate a sense of balance, connection, worth, and belonging which aid in managing and reducing symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and other mental illnesses. Join our VIP community and help support the...
Published 06/29/22
In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri talk with Jenni, a Death Doula. They discuss death, why people avoid discussing it, how to change the narrative, and the role of a death doula. Jenni will leave you with something to think about and suggestions for conversations that people should be having with their family and friends. Join our VIP community and help support the podcast! Go to https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/VIP and become a member today. We can’t wait to connect with...
Published 06/22/22