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Meet Lorraine Reguly, Former Teacher now Freelancer and Author

Yes, And . . . Podcast with Jennifer Whitacre

Release Date: 01/09/2019

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Yes, And . . . Podcast with Jennifer Whitacre

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Yes, And . . . Podcast with Jennifer Whitacre

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Yes, And . . . Podcast with Jennifer Whitacre

Jacquie Nelson Walburn’s life did not start easy. Her mother committed suicide when she was just 1 year old. This resulted in her being bounced around between many family members. Ultimately, she ended up living with her father and an abusive step-mother. These early-childhood traumas led to long-term health implications.

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Yes, And . . . Podcast with Jennifer Whitacre

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Yes, And . . . Podcast with Jennifer Whitacre

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Yes, And . . . Podcast with Jennifer Whitacre

Mari Ryan, CEO and founder of AdvancingWellness, is an expert in worksite well-being. She leverages over 30 years of business experience in various marketing, consulting and executive roles across a variety of different industries. For the past decade, Ms. Ryan has been creating healthier businesses and impacting the lives of employees, through her consulting work and speaking on worksite well-being.

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Yes, And . . . Podcast with Jennifer Whitacre

Mike Symonds is a published author, father of 5, and host of the Anything Goes Project. He wrote a book series about a zombie apocalypse breaking out in his home state of Texas. Now, Mike is focusing on the Anything Goes Project. AGP is a podcast about people and their stories.

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Yes, And . . . Podcast with Jennifer Whitacre

Joe Phelan is an entrepreneur and snake enthusiast. He shares his love of snakes through social media. This has lead to over 13k followers on Instagram, 1.8 million YouTube views and over 60k podcast downloads. This social following has enabled him to help other small business owners do the same.

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Growing up, 28 year old Australian rapper Mugzy, was never "Mr. Popular". His loneliness led to deep internal stress and depression. Ultimately, he found inspiration after his first encounter with Hip-Hop. After hearing Eminem's song 'The Way I Am', Mugzy felt that he could strongly relate to the lyrics in Eminem's songs and began to change his image to be a true representative of the Hip-Hop culture. 

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Lorraine Reguly is a an English-teacher-turned- freelancer for hire, and the author of two books:  Risky Issues and From Nope to Hope.  Her life wasn't always successful like it is now.


Lorraine's life started to go downhill when she was too young to be able to handle the situation.  At age 14, she was raped.  After that, she fell into the trap of drug addiction, welfare, depression, prostitution, gambling, and suicidal thoughts.  She hit rock bottom when her son disowned her, and this sent her further into depression, despair, drugs, and suicidal thoughts.  Don't be fooled by this - Lorraine is a strong, intelligent, and intuitive woman who was able to pull herself out of this quagmire, and she has completely turned her life around.  Now, she is reaching out to help others.


You'll never guess what happened to Lorraine that caused her to turn her life around.


Once Lorraine resolved to change, she discovered positive affirmations, and this worked so well for her that she devoted a chapter of her book to affirmations.  You can read find that chapter for free here:  https://wordingwell. com/positive-affirmations/


Because Lorraine knows what it's like to want to die, and because she remembers how it felt to be engulfed with suicidal thoughts, she offers hope and help to anyone who is feeling like she used to feel.  If you or someone you know is in this place, this is a resource for you:  https://wordingwell.com/ i-want-to-kill-myself-what- should-i-do/


Lorraine has offered to be there for anyone who reaches out to her for help.  Here are all the ways to reach Lorraine:  https:// wordingwell.com/contact/


We discuss the benefits and challenges of being an entrepreneur and being successful.  It's not all smooth sailing.


Lorraine explains how she questions her own thoughts and beliefs, and she explains why that's important, especially if you're dealing with depression.  Many thoughts in your head might not be your own thoughts. Do you know how to wort through them and discern?


Lorraine leaves us with her 3-hug rule.


Check out Lorraine's books!  
From Nope to Hope:  Buy it on Amazon!
Risky Issues:  Buy it on Amazon!