The Sick and Successful Podcast
#27. Why Hiring A Doula When Pregnant With A Chronic Illness Is Necessary

#27. Why Hiring A Doula When Pregnant With A Chronic Illness Is Necessary

July 15, 2020

What's a Doula? Listen to Episode 27 with special guests Lori Pohl and Jennifer Wheeler experienced Doula's to find out. Natalie is in her final weeks of pregnancy and is working with both Lori & Jennifer. The experience has been a game-changer. This episode not only explains what a doula is but why they are so important if you are chronically ill. 

Online Prenatal Classes: Mindful Birth and Postpartum Preparation: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prenatal-classes-mindful-birth-and-postpartum-preparation-tickets-109668798328?fbclid=IwAR05p5nAOm9EDhxyeM4us9Ym0QCGJGAgLK6PXiTxI-2Dd3jHjJ4m5rWN-hg

Lori's  Website: https://gaiamamawellness.com/

Jennifer's Website: https://www.rootsandwingsdoulaservice.com/

Lori's IG: www.instagram.com/gaia.mama.wellness

Jennifer's IG: www.instagram.com/rootsandwingsdoula

#26. What NOT To Say To Someone With A Chronic Illness

#26. What NOT To Say To Someone With A Chronic Illness

June 25, 2020

Ever feel like you just don't know what to say to someone who is sick? Or maybe you yourself are sick and you can relate with Shalinda and Natalie on some things that you really wish people didn't say to you. 

This weeks episode Shalinda and Natalie discuss past experiences and some things you really don't want to say to someone struggling with illness. These may shock you! 

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#25. Held To Heal - Professional Cuddler Martin Trendota

#25. Held To Heal - Professional Cuddler Martin Trendota

June 18, 2020

How important is physical touch? Find out in today's episode where we have special guest Martin Trendota who is a professional cuddler. 

Held to Heal provides platonic human interaction and connection in a safe, non-judgmental setting. Professional cuddling focuses on the physical aspect of human interaction, while companion services offer social engagement and support in a variety of settings. The two are oftentimes combined in the same session.

Benefits include reduced stress, social anxiety support, alleviated loneliness, sense of connection, and so much more. 

Find more information about Held to Heal: https://www.heldtoheal.com/

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#24. Your Life Depends on Facing Your Fears - Don’t Let It Stop You

#24. Your Life Depends on Facing Your Fears - Don’t Let It Stop You

June 10, 2020

Shalinda and Natalie talk about how FEAR can mean a lot of different things but when it comes to goals and being successful facing your fears is the only way you will accomplish your wildest dreams. How can you do that? Listen to today's episode to find out! 

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#23. From Skinny To “Fat” And Why We Are So Proud Of It

#23. From Skinny To “Fat” And Why We Are So Proud Of It

May 27, 2020

Both Shalinda and Natalie have stories of when their fitness journeys became an obsession and took over their lives. In today's episode, they share how this impacted their lives and health journeys. They go into the balance between healthy and obsessive and how it's such an easy line to cross. Many people have struggled with this in the past and not many people talk about it, so today the girls get brave and share their experience. DO YOU RELATE? Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/sickandsuccessful_ and let us know. 

#22. My Unborn Baby Had a 1 in 125 Chance of Having Down Syndrome

#22. My Unborn Baby Had a 1 in 125 Chance of Having Down Syndrome

May 14, 2020

Natalie tells her detailed story of finding out her baby had a 1 in 125 chance of having down syndrome. How she went through with an amniocentesis and got in a car accident on the way to the hospital. 

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#21. How Covid 19 Is Affecting Health Care - Our Experience

#21. How Covid 19 Is Affecting Health Care - Our Experience

May 6, 2020

This pandemic has affected so many different things. In Episode 21 we discuss how it is affecting health care and how it can be very dangerous. Kirby shares her experience with cervical cancer and one of her appointments being canceled. Natalie shares her story of visiting the OB and having different pregnancy tests changed. 

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#20. Why Being Selfish Is So Important With Marla Barr

#20. Why Being Selfish Is So Important With Marla Barr

April 30, 2020

Episode 20 with special guest Marla Barr. She is a Digestion expert, yogi/wellness coach podcaster: Your Wellness Journey and has been plant-based for 37 years. She is also an author and so, so much more. In this episode, we discuss why it's so important to be selfish, and especially if you are someone who is sick. Marla educates us and helps us understand so many things in this episode. It is not one you want to miss. 

#19. Chronic Illness and Loneliness - 5 Tips To Overcome

#19. Chronic Illness and Loneliness - 5 Tips To Overcome

April 21, 2020

Are you struggling with being lonely? IT'S OK, IT'S NORMAL and we have been there. Shalinda and Natalie talk about their current and past experiences with being lonely and provide 5 tips on how to help you through it. 

Take a screenshot and tag us @sickandsuccess_ and @for.the.health on Instagram so we can share it and show each other we are not in this alone! #togetherwearestronger 

#18. You Will Never Find Happiness By Chasing it - Tips On How To Find Your Inner Happiness

#18. You Will Never Find Happiness By Chasing it - Tips On How To Find Your Inner Happiness

April 15, 2020

If you are constantly chasing happiness you will never be TRULY happy. A relationship, wont make you fully happy, money won't make you happy. You have to cultivate happiness within yourself and find happiness in who you are. Shalinda and Natalie share tips on a few things you can implement in your life to start finding that happiness withing. Stay tuned till the end we take you through a 5 MINUTE FREE BREATHWORK SESSION. 

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