Gissele Taraba

Gissele Taraba has an Masters in Epidemiology from McMaster University as well as an MSW from Laurier University. She is a published author as well as a researcher and co-owner of Maitri Centre for Love and Compassion

Ep. 43 Georgie Holbrook – Love and healings

Listen to this inspiring story of healing from Georgie, who shares her experiences with rosacea and how by addressing her most complex inner feelings, she was able to heal herself.  In this episode she shares how her thoughts and feelings created illness in her body and how she was able to find healing from something doctors labelled “incurable”.  If you are looking for inspiration, do not miss this conversation. 

Ep. 42 Conversation with Paul J Nadeau- The power of Compassion

Does love have the power to save your life? Listen to the incredible tale of Paul J Nadeau whose compassionate approach helped save his life when he and his colleague were face to face with terrorists in another country.   As an experienced criminal interviewer, Paul shares his ideas on how to use compassion to get people to feel safe enough to open up and tell the truth.  Do not miss this inspiring conversation on the power of love. 

Ep. 41 Conversation with Echo-Increase your compassion through Yoga.

Join me as I chat with Echo on the amazing power of yoga to help us heal not only our bodies but our minds. We talk about the power of presence, perfectionism, what unconditional love really looks like, coming to love the aging process and how to be truly present in life.  Don’t miss this wonderful conversation about how to connect better with our bodies. 

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Ep.40 Krisanna Sexton and Dana Croschere – Can Loving Ourselves Help Us Heal Our Bodies?

Do you believe your body has the power to heal itself? what role do unaddressed emotions have in aligning us to illness and disease.  

In this podcast episode, I chat with Krisanna and Dana, creators of the incredible film, Love Heals.  Love heals is a documentary on the body’s ability to heal itself after addressing our own trauma with self-love and self-compassion.

Ep.39 Joe Atkinson – Compassionately Addressing Our Children’s Challenges

Are you having a hard time dealing with the challenges of parenting? could you use  greater compassion for yourself and for your children when handling difficult moments? Tune in for my conversation with Joe Atkinson on compassionate inquiry with parents.  On this episode I share the challenges I have faced as a parent as well as some of my successes while Joe shares his wisdom on how to have an easier time with tantrums.  

Ep.37 Greta Pontarelli – Living an Unlimited Life.

What is preventing you from living your dreams? Do you hold limiting beliefs about your own abilities, your lack of experience or degrees or even your age? Join me for this incredible conversation with Greta Pontarelli, who is a a 67 year old 5 time world champion pole dancer and is the oldest in her field to compete at the world level.  She and I talk about what it takes to become unlimited and to fully live your dreams. 

Ep.36 Conversation with Scott Goyette – The Power of Surrender

Join me for this amazing conversation with Scott Goyette on the power of surrendering and letting go. Scott Goyette and he is, former chairperson for educators for the National Speakers Association. He’s also a podcast host, author, college professor, and personal development coach. He empowers his audiences through memorable stories, impactful lessons and tools that help you become more mindful and more deeply tuned into your senses.  He’s also the founder of the Go Love movement

Ep.35 Dr. Marnie Hill – Shares her Spiritual Journey

Listen to a great conversation with Dr. Marnie Hill, author of God came to my garage sale.  In this chat, she discusses leaving a traumatic relationship, as well as having a spiritual awakening and connecting with God.  We also discuss unconditional love and what we think God is.  

Ep.34 Amy Joy – Let Go of Fear and Live your Dreams

Can we live extraordinary lives after trauma?  How do we find the gifts in the chaos? In this conversation, Amy Joy shares her experiences being a missionary child, escaping an abusive relationship, and fleeing to Mexico to start a new life with her children.  She shares the mindset shift which helped her find freedom and live her best life.  Tune in to find out how self-love and self-compassion helped her finally forgive those who hurt her and see everything in her past with a new perspective.