Series: Very Happy Stories

Liza Blas is a storyteller who is raising two unique kids, both struggling with severe mental illness and Lyme disease. While her life stories are rooted in challenging topics, Liza brings light out of darkness, providing empathy, validation, and inspiration to parents with similar struggles.

39. Unleash Your Superpower As A Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)

Some people are sensitive, but others are Highly Sensitive People, otherwise known as an HSP. This trait, recognized in the world of psychology, can affect up to twenty percent of the population and greatly affects an individual’s nervous system –…

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38. Harvard to Minimum Wage: A Missed ADHD Diagnosis

How does a Harvard graduate end up broke, divorced, and working minimum wage? In this episode, Liza interviews Aron Croft, Harvard-trained ADHDer with a Master’s degree in Coaching Psychology. Aron shares his personal story of how he was finally…

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37. The Dyslexic Dad and CEO, An Inspiring Story of Advocacy, Adaptability and Resourcefulness

How does a dyslexic child who never gains reading fluency become a successful CEO and entrepreneur? Listen to this important interview. Liza speaks with Eric McGehearty, founder of Globe Runner. Eric shares his story of how he adapted quickly,…

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36. Coaching Our Kids To Be Accountable For Their Wellness

In this interview, Liza speaks with Tamara Ortegal, health coach and mom. Over ten years ago two of her sons were diagnosed with severe Crohn’s disease. Despite their conditions, she was able to collaboratively coach them through their lifestyle…

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35. Accepting Adversity with the Adversity Rockstar, Aric H. Morrison

Have you accepted adversity? In this episode, Liza interviews the Adversity Rockstar, Aric H. Morrison. Aric is the Award-Winning Author of “Adversity Rockstar: A Systematic Approach to Facing Life’s Hardships Head On.” He is also an…

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34. Building Courage In Crisis

Are you faced with making difficult decisions regarding your child’s mental health? Is your child’s anxiety or depression severe and elevated? In this episode, Liza brings you a healthy dose of joyful courage, with Casey O’Roarty, author, parent…

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33. It’s Time for a Breakthrough

It’s a new season of storytelling. In this episode, Liza reveals a recent breakdown that ultimately led to a timely breakthrough. Liza tells the story of how a routine dog walk with her husband brought on an emotional breakdown at therapy, leading…

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32. Breakdown to Breakthrough – One Mom’s Story of Empowerment through Grief

Today’s story highlights one mom’s journey to healing which came in the form of — the breakdown. Liza’s guest today is Emily Johnson, a registered nurse and the owner of Hot Yoga Cape Cod. Emily also serves as an integrative nurse coach. In…

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31. Let’s Talk About Our Boys. Are You Raising A Disrupter?

In this episode, Liza brings in boy experts Janet Allison and Jennifer L.W. Fink, co-hosts of ON BOYS podcast. Together, they discuss the boys who just do not fit the mold and more than that, they disrupt their environment. It’s often the case that…

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30. Breaking the Bad Habit of Drinking to Destress

Is your coping mechanism for a rough day a bad habit?  Liza’s guest, Christie Cuthbert, made the decision to stop drinking wine for one entire year after the stress of 2020 turned her love of wine into a routine and bad habit. Can you relate?…

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