Pregnancy can be an exciting but scary time. With so many questions on how to give birth – natural, hospital, home birth, etc. Doula’s help us make that journey easier and help you stick to your birth plan. So today, we’re going to dive in to what does it really mean to be a doula and how does that help you. For that we have Samantha Lee Wright who’s on this podcast and she was really great in uncovering more about what to expect in working with doula’s and gave some great tips on misconceptions that we might have as well about giving birth.

Sam. Samantha is from Wilmington, NC. She moved from place to place such as Chicago, New York and further west where she randomly landed at Boone, North Carolina.

As soon as she started living in Boone, she … Read More...

Shannon has this innate power of recognizing what you see as challenges that maybe you’re not aware of. It’s this crazy ability to push on  your pressure points to have you recognize them and to move away those challenges to help you to really come into your own. She is so phenomenal and so inspirational. Everytime I talk to her and i leave, i feel so energized. And that’s so important when interacting with people.

Shannon Presson. Shannon describes herself as a transformational coach, and adventurer. She’s been coaching for 10 years now. She worked previously as a corporate event planner which is a dream job for her; however she hit this moment where she felt like everything she has chosen in life wasn’t reallly working for her. Shannon Presson. Shannon describes herself as a transformational coach, and adventurer. She’s been coaching … Read More...

Tony and Alisa were very engaging and informative. So many times during the interview, I thought to myself, “This is me!” It seems so simple, but I keep thinking about Tony’s point he made during the interview that the 7 Day Sex Challenge provides you with the “time” together that is so needed. It sounds so simple, but it is really really profound.

Tony & Alisa. The couple just celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary. It is something the couple really did celebrate on especially that the first 10 to 11 years of their marriage was a struggle. To start off, they were young – 22 and 23, and had almost all types of obstacles during their marriage: Tony had a pornography addiction that they worked together to overcome and deal with in their marriage; in 2004, they lost their baby at … Read More...

Getting a good night’s sleep is everyone’s ideal. Yet, 70% of Americans admit to routinely not getting enough sleep and 50-70 million people have a sleep disorder. Clearly, many of us have issues with getting a good night’s rest. That is why we have Patrick Fuller as our guest today.

Patrick Fuller is an Associate Professor of Neurology, at Harvard Medical School. Today, he will be talking to us about what causes sleep deprivation and how we can each get some healthy sleep.

Patrick’s laboratory. Patrick is a neuroscientist with an interest on how the brain regulates behavioral states in particular states of wake and sleep.

Efforts in his laboratory is directed in understanding the location and identity of wake and sleep promoting circuitry as well as understanding how these circuits interact with one another to produce normal, healthy cycles of wake … Read More...