Keloid Awareness with Advocate Sarah Dawn

On this episode we have Sarah Dawn, who is an advocate for keloid scarring awareness.

Sarah is very active on TikTok and believes her world doesn’t evolve around her scars, but rather her scars revolve around her world.

Sarah shares how having keloid scars has impacted her life and how she became determined to change the prevailing attitude about scars as things that are ugly and should be hidden.  

We also talk about what keloids are, and some of the ways they can impact health and wellness.

We also discuss the topic of stigma around scars. Scars are often associated with the villain of the story, not the hero. In other cases, scars can be associated with the unhealed or the unholy.

March is National Keloid Awareness Month.

You can find Sarah Dawn on TikTok @SarahDawnOfficial

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Emme Fox – Advocate of Love, Sexuality, and Intimacy

Emme Fox

Our guest on this episode of the Billy Dees Podcast is, Emme Fox. She pronounces her name, “M” and is an advocate of love, sexuality, and intimacy.

During this interview we cover such subjects as body and sexual awareness, the molds and constructs that society often places on us, and why some people choose to send unsolicited and explicit pictures of private body parts.

This episode does contain frank discussions of human sexuality and behavior, however, the subject matter is covered in a serious and heartfelt manner in regard to human behavior and relationships.

You can follow Emme on Twitter @emme_fox.

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Food, Exercise, and Their Impact on Wellness with Guest Lenora on Twitter Spaces

Billy Dees and Lenora Colarusso

Twitter Spaces is an audio medium allowing for a configuration of hosts, speakers, and listeners. This Space was hosted Thursday January 6, 2022, at 2:00pm EST.

If you are familiar with the app “Clubhouse,” you are likely to recognize Twitter Spaces which is very similar. Spotify, LinkedIn, and any number of other social media platforms are also exploring what is being termed as “social audio.”

Currently, the only way to take part in a Twitter Space is via the Twitter smartphone app. If you already have Twitter on your phone you can utilize Twitter Spaces.

Spaces is an audio only platform.

In my opinion, for podcasts and as a production tool, the guests sound a bit “phoned-in” on Spaces but otherwise is acceptable. I am not sure how much I will be using Spaces for podcast episodes, but it has potential as a break-through medium. Real-time and trending topics are built into the fabric of Twitter which gives the platform a head-start in the social audio spectrum.

Our guest for this episode was Lenora Colarusso, who has been on the podcast numerous times. The first part of the episode covers Lenora and her journey of recovery and well-being. It is followed by snippets from a Question-and-Answer period that followed on the Space. Guests take part from all over the world, which is one of the great things about the Twitter Spaces format.

“50 Ways to Worry Less Now” with Gigi Langer

On this episode of the podcast we are talking with Gigi Langer, PhD who is the author of the book, “50 Ways to Worry Less Now” which presents practical spiritual, cognitive, and energy strategies; to gain peace, clarity, and wisdom, no matter what is going on in our lives.

During this interview and in her book, Gigi shares her personal journey of alcohol along with struggles with worry, negativity, perfectionism, and chronic pain.

Gigi Langer, PhD

The book is available online or for discounts and information about obtaining a signed copy visit GigiLanger.com/buy.

For Gigi’s blog, courses, and study groups, check out GigiLanger.com.

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HumorOutcasts Interview with Lee Gaitan Author of “My Pineapples Went to Houston”

My Pineapples Went to Houston: Finding the Humor in My Dashed Hopes, Broken Dreams and Plans Gone Outrageously Awry 

Second Edition with New Material Added

Lee Gaitan is a multi-award-winning author of three books. Her work has been featured on The Huffington Post, Yahoo News, Erma Bombeck Humor Writers’ Workshop, The Good Men Project, Mothers Always Write and Bella Grace.

Lee Gaitan

The story that resonates in My Pineapples Went to Houston, is Lee Gaitan’s personal and powerful tale of surviving a decade of relentless chaos and loss, or what she refers to as, “shock and awfulness.” Told with a batch of honesty and humor, My Pineapples Went to Houston both inspires and entertains readers along with offering hope and encouragement to those struggling with their own “plans gone outrageously awry.”

Be sure to visit HumorOutcasts.com. You can also find out more about Lee on her website LeeGaitan.com.

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The Role of Food Regarding Well Being with Lenora

Lenora

On this episode we are discussing the role of food regarding our well-being with Lenora Colarusso.

Lenora is a frequent guest on the podcast and you can find her on TikTok @itsanewdawn4you. Lenora is passionate about the role of eating properly as part of an overall strategy for personal wellness, which she also discusses on this episode.

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