• Compassion,  Death,  Healing,  Health Care,  Near-Death Experience,  Psychic,  Trauma

    Psychic Paramedic

    Sarah Grace used her psychic abilities while working as a paramedic in the busy California 911 system for 15 years. She now assists others with their psychic and intuitive gifts. She is author of Journey into Grace: Real Life Stories of a Psychic Paramedic and Holistic PTSD Recovery: For First Responders, Military, and Their Families. Her website is sarahkgrace.com. Sarah describes how her psychic abilities gave her an extra edge as a paramedic while helping people in life and death moments. 00:00:00 Introduction 00:02:20 Psychic abilities 00:06:32 Near-death experience 00:10:18 Becoming a paramedic 00:16:01 Compassion and trauma 00:23:14 Protocol for assisting the dying 00:27:19 Coming upon a dead body 00:32:39…

  • Dreams,  Healing,  New Thinking Allowed,  Trauma

    Healing Trauma with Dreams

    Most people experience some type of trauma in their lives. Linda Yael Schiller, MSW, LICSW, shares how you may be able to heal from trauma through dreams and other methods. Linda Yael Schiller, MSW, LICSW is a psychotherapist who specializes in trauma and grief in Watertown, MA. She integrates traditional therapeutic styles with dreamwork, energy psychology, body-based modalities, and spirituality. Linda is author of Modern Dreamwork: New Tools for Decoding Your Soul’s Wisdom and PTSDreams: Transform Your Nightmares from Trauma through Healing Dreamwork. Her website is lindayaelschiller.com. Linda shares that healing from trauma is always possible. Dreams can bring wisdom and messages from the unconscious to conscious awareness. Not all…

  • Addiction,  Spirituality

    Addiction and Spirituality

    Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews Dave Roberts, LMSW about “Addiction and Spirituality” on the Healing Connections Podcast. Dave shares that there are many forms of addiction, including substance use, gambling, sex, internet, food, and shopping. He provides ways that spirituality may enhance a person to feel more hope and a greater connection to the universe to help people cope, ease pain, loss, trauma, and grief. He shares examples of how his clients have helped his spirituality expand through connecting with their passed loved ones. He offers simple ways for people to develop their spirituality to heal from addiction. David J. Roberts, Licensed Marriage Social Worker, became a parent who experienced the…

  • Health Care,  Holistic Health,  Wellness

    Exploring Healing Racism in Health Care

    On the Healing Connections Podcast, Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews thought leaders and health care practitioners about integrative health, wellness, prevention, spirituality, and consciousness. Sheela Ivlev, MS, OTR/L is interviewed by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L about “Exploring Healing Racism in Health Care.” Sheela shares terms commonly used in the topic of racism, provides education, and explores ways that racism can be healed in health care. Watch on YouTube or listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Read article “Racism in Healthcare and What We Can Do About It” by Sheela Ivlev, MS, OTR/L Sheela is an occupational therapist who specializes in wellness and mental health. She is committed to removing the barriers to…

  • Consciousness,  Love,  Meditation,  Meditations for You!,  Mindfulness

    Mindfulness Meditation “Loving Yourself” Recording

    New Recording – Mindfulness Meditation “Loving Yourself” By Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L  Listen Here  Here’s a new 10-minute guided mindfulness meditation I recorded that is easily accessible on YouTube that you can listen to for your own self-care. If you are a health care practitioner you can play for clients, or they can have as a tool they can use in between sessions, or after discharge. Read the researched benefits of meditation here.  * Do not listen to this recording while driving a car. Once practiced enough you can bring these concepts into your activities of daily living – ADLs.