Music Therapy Katherine Haghighi is a music therapist and writer living in Anchorage, Alaska. Katherine knows the power of music therapy and explores sound in every space she enters. As a music therapist, she gently creates experiences for others that are transformational. In her book, We All Die: Becoming Who We Are In The Meantime, […]
Podcast episodes from Susan’s Living Well Today show.
Barrier-Free homes are not the norm in home construction. Most people do not understand what the term barrier-free means. People with mobility disabilities, or those who are aging and become less limber, often discover what barrier-free is and is not the hard way. Individuals who become injured due to accidents or perhaps due to a
Autoimmune Disease & Work Living with an autoimmune disease is not an easy path. For young people, it can be especially difficult during the early years of establishing themselves in the work world. We think of an autoimmune disease as being invisible but its ramifications can be larger than life. It’s an ongoing battle between
Calm & Happy Gut Jayne Corner is a certified clinical hypnotherapist and wellness coach. Specifically, she specializes in gut-directed hypnotherapy and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for people suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Using mind-gut therapies Jayne helps her clients regain control over their bowel and IBS symptoms. Jayne sees her clients achieve a 70-80% reduction
Upside of Dyslexia Ryan Conlan is living proof that there is an upside of dyslexia. Like all learning disabilities, dyslexia is a hidden disability. It is noticeable when a person is in a regular educational learning situation. Learning in traditional education institutes tends to place reading as a base source and this is where dyslexia
T-PULL Door Closer T-Pull Door Closer is bound to make everyday life easier and safer for folks who use wheelchairs, walkers, and canes. Simply closing a door is just that, simple, and doable, and no big deal. Well, I beg to differ when balance and mobility is a challenge. Being someone who knows firsthand the
Caregiving – Make it safe It’s no surprise that as people age they become less able, and of course, that is not always dependent on age. When we look at the bulk of the baby-boom population, those born between 1946-1964, it is clear more and more people are in need of personal care in order
LISTEN: It was delightful and refreshing to speak with Christian McNeil up close and personal about her encounter with addiction. And, more importantly, her ability to reach an understanding that all is well in life even if or when one may dip in and out of chaos at certain points along the way. The important
Allan Flood is from Oregon and has lived with MS for some thirty-five years. Now retired, in theory, he continues to work with the La Pine Community Health Center, as a grant writer. When Allan speaks you can’t miss his gentle nature; he exudes calmness. The kind of calm you might experience when you sit
Christa Couture joined me on the show to talk about a maternity photoshoot she did in 2017, that highlighted the beauty of being pregnant and having a disability. Since the inception of my doing the Living Well Today show, Christa is now the third person I have had the pleasure of encountering in the flesh.
Jeremy Mank joined me on the show to talk about the importance of Sleep Apnea, a condition that can impact your ability to achieve restorative sleep. There are, actually, a lot of medical conditions that can directly effect sleep, but Sleep Apnea is by far the most common. Jeremy Mank owns and operates an online store
Mary Wallace joined me on the show to talk about Lifestyling Wellness, which happens to be the name of her new book. Although Mary and I met online through another program, sometimes synchronicity is at play when you least expect it. It just so happens about 2 weeks before we met, my partner and I
Dr. Joe Bailey joined us on the show to talk about his experience with Lyme Disease and the import work he is doing in educating about mental health and wellbeing. It’s difficult to know exactly where to start with all that I have learned about Joe Bailey, his work history is nothing short of amazing.
Molly Gordon never meant to become a life coach – it happened by accident, and certainly wasn’t something she purposefully set out to do. During her work career, she’d developed an eclectic set of skills, and by the late 90’s she’d worked as an editor, writer, business manager, and full-time mixed media artist. Getting started
If you have an aging parent, then you will definitely benefit from listening to our interview with Rhonda Caudell, who is a self-styled expert in dealing with the aging parent. This interview is chocker-block full of great advice about a topic, that for many adult carers can be an emotional nightmare. Sandwich Generation For more
There are many times in life when we feel lost and unable to move forward. This is particularly apparent when a chronic illness is presented to you – when the idea of looking forward to the future, can often feel really bleak. Finally A Diagnosis Pamela Brown Wilkinson has experienced frustrating health symptoms since the