The Bright Side of Life (Mental Health, Self Care)

Feel happy by changing your mindset. Depression, anxiety, loneliness, and stress are all things you can overcome. Join us as we navigate and discuss people's successful journeys to happiness. Learn to deal with everyday worry, self-doubt, self-worth by changing the way you think.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h8m. Bisher sind 69 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 1 hour 8 minutes


Coping with the death of a child. Carrie's story of losing her son and the new approach she has navigating life without him. [transcript]

In a span of twelve days Carrie Schmitt gave birth to someone else's child and lost her own.
Child loss is never an easy conversation. It's often uncomfortable, but we can't just ignore it like it doesn't exist because it does. On this episode I talk with a mom who lost her son only two and a half years ago. Her story is hard, but she is doing the work necessary to help her family, her self, and other people affected by child loss...



New Year's Resolution Ideas to Start 2022 Right

It's New Years Eve! And I am sending you into the new year with some ideas to start 2022 off right! Are they goals? Resolutions? That's for you to decide, but I just wanted to give you some ideas. I hope you have had a wonderful year and I can't wait to see what 2022 brings for you. Happy New Year! 

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The benefits of EFT Tapping. Carrie's story on Prayerful tapping and why she started doing it. [transcript]

About Carrie
There are hurting people everywhere.  I met them growing up. I met them in the hospital. I’ve met them in my Tapping practice, in my neighborhood, in my business. . . . everywhere.  I started wondering what our world would feel like if lots of individuals released a little of that shame or stress or anger...



episode 65: Surviving Trauma. Meghan Judge's story on surviving and thriving.

Meghan Judge is  a trauma survivor from a very early age and has been diagnosed with Complex PTSD. She has been surrounded by death, abuse, and abandonment for much of of life. She’s been dragged through the mud, and has been to the point of not wanting to go on anymore. Through her own interviews on her podcast Judging Meghan, she talks with other survivors, and she’s learned that there is a way out...


 2021-12-14  1h12m

episode 64: Finding the light in the darkness. Jesse Bradley's story on finding his real identity during the hardest journey of his life. [transcript]

Jesse Bradley graduated from Dartmouth College with a major in Psychology. Then he played soccer overseas in Scotland and Zimbabwe. He took a prescribed medication to prevent malaria and it built up toxic levels in his system. He was fighting for my life for a year and it took ten years to recover. Healing came in a variety of ways. New habits, mindset, direction in his life and prayers. He enjoys talking about what he has learned and brings hope to other people...


 2021-12-07  1h10m

episode 63: Transforming mind, body, and spirit. Jennifer Pilates story on how we can master all three. [transcript]

Every once in a while, a presence enters the scene that turns heads, opens eyes, touches hearts making a lasting impact on everyone they encounter: such is the case with multi-passionate ​mind-body expert ​entrepreneur, ​Jennifer Pilates.

Jennifer has been transforming clients body, mind and spirits worldwide for over 20-years as a Celebrity Trainer and Intuitive Advisor, Empowerment Coach, Reiki Master Healer and Podcast Host...


 2021-11-30  1h31m

episode 62: Be unapologetically yourself. Nicholas Holman's story on becoming a successful artist by being his true self. [transcript]

Artist Nick Holman chats with Melissa Bright about what it means to be unapologetically yourself. He shares his advice on what people should do if they are doubting themselves and their dreams. He gets personal about what self sabotage can look like for a successful person and steps to avoid it. He touches on the importance of work/ life balance.

Although artistic blood runs through his veins, Nicholas, a third-generation artist born in 1993 in St...


 2021-11-23  1h18m

episode 61: 8 Ways We Can Be Honest With Ourselves [transcript]

Being honest with ourselves is highly rewarding. Yes it can be painful, but the the reward is so worth it. When honesty meets our willingness to change, there is so many ways we can grow and improve. Honesty is a huge part of self improvement and overcoming delusional thinking about ourselves. We can't expect to learn and grow as individuals if we aren't honest with ourselves. We have to be willing to recognize reality for what it is before we can change it...


 2021-11-16  36m

episode 60: Lose everything that is holding you back. Weight Loss Coach Jon McLernon's amazing story of his own journey and how he turned his compassion to helping others. [transcript]

Coach Jon  is a weight loss coach and emotional eating expert who has lost over 100lbs. 

From nanotechnology researcher, to Navy marine engineer, to globetrotting nomad, Coach Jon spent most of his life running from his true calling, until one question changed his life. 

Now he's on a mission to help others lose weight for good and leave BS diets in the rearview mirror...


 2021-11-09  1h33m

episode 59: The secrets to effective parenting. Parenting Coach Drew Tupper shares his greatest tips and advice. [transcript]

Drew is a parenting and relationship coach. He helps families create the home environment of their dreams. Drew works with parents to help them learn emotional intelligence and conscious communication so that they can lead by the best of examples. 

In this episode Drew's shares some of his secrets to effective parenting. He knows that often parents feel like they are just "flying by the seat of their pants"...


 2021-11-02  1h15m