Episode Forty One: Amberly Lago

Episode Forty One: Amberly Lago

Amberly Lago is the author of True Grit and Grace where she shares her true story of how her life was forever altered by a devastating motorcycle accident and the victory she discovered through her recovery. She inspires all to thrive and delivers hope to others who suffer from chronic pain.

Episode Thirty Eight – Amanda Maldonado and Pup Package

Episode Thirty Eight – Amanda Maldonado and Pup Package

“Pup Package is a San Diego based, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that donates basic essentials to foster and rescue dog groups to help reduce out of pocket expenses and increase rate of adoptions! Our mission is to donate 500 Signature Pup Packages this year as part of #Mission500. A $5 donation can provide a pup package to a rescue in need!”

Episode Thirty Four – Gina Gillis of AFSP.org

Episode Thirty Four – Gina Gillis of AFSP.org

Suicide among musicians and creatives is a growing issue. The stress of the industry, the lack of a support system and other factors add to the problem.Gina Gillis is the Southern Arizona Ambassador for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

This interview talks about how to get involved and where to seek solutions to mental health issues. We also talk about the events Gina is organizing and her love for punk music!

Episode Thirty Three – A Serious Issue

Episode Thirty Three – A Serious Issue

As someone who has been thru the paralyzing effects of depression caused by overwork, bad habits and emotional stress, Ricardo can speak to what to look for, who to seek help from and how to change your mindset and environment. It is a very personal issue for him. After seeing so many musicians and entertainers take their lives or have their careers stolen because of anxiety and depression, Ricardo is determined to give musicians the resources they need to control these symptoms.

Episode Thirty Two – Paige Valdiserri

Episode Thirty Two – Paige Valdiserri

Musicians and creatives are three times as likely to deal with stress anxiety and depression than are non-musicians. We put so much into our passion and have the pressure of the industry and society that adds to the level of stress in our careers. Paige has worked with creatives as well as military Special Forces and first responders who deal with trauma daily. Her techniques are perfect for those of us who think outside the box.