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Laugh At Adversity with Gary Savoie: Inspirational Messages to Conquer Anxiety, Depression, Fear, Relationships, Self-Doubt, and Self-Esteem

20 episodes - English - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 51 ratings

After overcoming medical trauma, Gary Savoie has made it his mission to uncover all of the secrets to overcoming life’s challenges and living a better life. Through inspirational stories and messages from those who have overcome adversity first hand, mindset gurus, and influential experts the Laugh At Adversity Podcast provides you with everything you need to conquer your challenges and turn your struggles into strengths. Overcome adversity, relationship problems, financial struggles, conflict, anxiety, depression, physical limitations, emotional hurdles, mental roadblocks, and find your inner power. Discover more at

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020 - Doing What Scares You To Achieve Unbreakable Success with Aaron Keith Hawkins

September 10, 2018 04:00 - 58 minutes - 47.6 MB

What does unbreakable success look like? Just ask Aaron Keith Hawkins. Aaron has been serving in law enforcement since 1995 and is currently a Captain in New Jersey. Although most of us would consider his accomplishments to be more than enough, Aaron had a life altering experience that made him desire more. In 2009, he collapsed to the floor in front of his wife, clutching his chest, experiencing what he believed to be a heart attack. In that moment as Aaron thought the curtain was about...

019 - Why Failure Leads To Success

August 27, 2018 04:00 - 7 minutes - 6.07 MB

Failure is often defined as a lack of success or falling short. However, most of us associate the word failure with a timeline; forever. And because of this misunderstanding we become afraid to try again. We assume our career, relationship, and futures are over. In the real world, failure is a dreaded word; however, failure leads to success. Most of us give up way too quickly and far too often. We don’t realize that there are no shortcuts to excellence and that figuring out complicated pr...

018 - Compete Every Day And Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone with Jake Thompson

August 13, 2018 04:00 - 40 minutes - 33.6 MB

What does it mean to compete every day? Jake Thompson comes on the show to talk about going after what you want, being better than yesterday, and building a competitor's mindset. He is the Founder and Chief Encouragement Officer of Compete Every Day where he inspires other's to focus on becoming the best versions of themselves. Jake is also the host of his own podcast, Compete Every Day, where he encourages his audience to be relentless and conquer each and every day. Whether it's throug...

017 - How To Improve Your Credit Score, Leveraging, And Using Debt To Create Wealth with Matthew Pillmore

July 30, 2018 04:00 - 54 minutes - 43.8 MB

Want to learn how to improve your credit score? Are you interested in generating more cashflow? Or maybe you just want to get out of debt. If either of these apply to you, then don't worry you're not alone. Statistics suggest that as much as 70% of the population can't put together $1,000 in reserves. But don't worry, this episode with Matthew Pillmore will teach you how to improve your credit score, leverage debt, access more cash flow, and become debt free. Matthew, the President of VI...

016 - Taking A Break From Alcohol, Coping With Emotions, And Building Confidence with Rachel Hart

July 09, 2018 04:00 - 42 minutes - 34.3 MB

Tired of the hangovers and regrets that result from having one too many? Do you want to know what is really behind your desire to drink? Are you interested in taking a break from alcohol? If so, then this interview with Rachel Hart is a must listen. Rachel coaches women (and men) who want to change their drinking habits so that they can live happier and healthier lives. During her 20s she developed a love-hate relationship with drinking which resulted in periodic breaks here and there. Lik...

015 - 8 Ways To Pay Off Your Student Loans Fast

June 25, 2018 04:00 - 10 minutes - 8.63 MB

Figuring out how to pay off student loans fast can be a daunting task. I remember the feeling all too well. It was spring semester 2012, the final chapter of my undergraduate journey. A sense of tension took over my chest. The anxiety was overwhelming, often keeping me awake late into the night. Feelings of “What am I going to do next?”, “How am I going to make this work?” were occupying my mind at all hours of the day. Even after accepting an early job offer, graduating, and months in...

014 - Creating A New Identity And The Four Phases Of Growth with Mario Porreca

June 18, 2018 04:00 - 1 hour - 49.1 MB

After spending nearly six years as a successful chef, Mario Porreca found himself constantly tired, overweight, and needing a change. He decided to leave the kitchen and focus on regaining his health. In just six months, Mario shed 70 pounds. With everyone noticing his results and asking questions, Mario saw a prime opportunity in coaching people to reach their health, wellness, weight, and mindset goals. As Mario operated this business he was also spending every available second studying ...

013 - Tackling Your Inner Critic And Uncovering Your Untapped Potential with Maggie Wilde

May 07, 2018 04:00 - 46 minutes - 38 MB

Maggie Wilde is known as The Potentialist, where she specializes in uncovering her client’s untapped potential. As someone who battled her inner critic growing up, struggled with overeating, and overcome a stroke at age 40, Maggie fully understands what it takes to regain control of unhelpful habits, beliefs, behaviors and emotions that have been holding you back. Maggie has helped thousands of clients and workshop participants throughout the world achieve their desired outcomes. She is of...

012 - Embracing Your Vulnerabilities, True Grit And Grace, And Complex Regional Pain Syndrome with Amberly Lago

April 09, 2018 04:00 - 45 minutes - 36.7 MB

As a personal trainer, wife, and mother, Amberly Lago was living the California dream until it turned into a nightmare in May 2010. As she rode her Harley down Ventura Boulevard, Amberly was hit by an SUV, throwing her thirty feet down a busy street and shattering her right leg. Despite an arduous recovery process, being a former professional dancer and athlete she was determined to walk again and return to work as a fitness trainer. After a lengthy hospital stay and 34 surgeries, doctors ...

011 - Taking A Stand Against Parkinson's Disease, Accountability, And Creating Belief with Omotola Thomas

March 26, 2018 04:00 - 50 minutes - 40.5 MB

In 2016, after numerous doctors visits, loads of tests, and an increase of symptoms, Omotola Thomas was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. As a wife, a mother, and a warrior she quickly decided that she wasn't going to let Parkinson's disease stand in her way. In order to make her mission bigger than herself, she created ParkinStand to inspire others. A ParkinStand is any positive action performed in defiance of the mental and physical limitations imposed on a person by a debilitating ill...

010 - The Gift Of Adversity, Mental Resilience, Gratitude, And Creating Immediate Perspective with Marcus Aurelius Anderson

March 12, 2018 04:00 - 43 minutes - 35.2 MB

While preparing to deploy with the U.S. Army, Marcus suffered a severe spinal injury that left him paralyzed from the neck down. His life was turned upside down, and after dying twice on the operating table, he was told he would never be able to walk or use his hands again. As days quickly turned into months, he was forced into life changing soul searching. He discovered he was left with two choices, he could either be a victim, or he could change his mindset. Having no other option, he bega...

009 - Overcoming Retroactive Jealousy, Unrealistic Expectations, And Building Trust In Relationships with Zachary Stockill

March 05, 2018 05:00 - 49 minutes - 39.9 MB

When I first stumbled upon Zachary's website, I had no idea what retroactive jealousy was. Shortly after reading his story, on how in his early years, he allowed his thoughts regarding his girlfriend's past relationships occupy his mind and eventually end their relationship, I realized he'd be a great fit for an interview. At some point in any serious relationship, we have "the talk", about our partner's past relationships. And for some of us, we get into this self-destructive cycle of unnec...

008 - Creating An Escape, Overcoming Heroin Addiction, And The Path To Recovery with David Dilks

February 26, 2018 05:00 - 46 minutes - 37.8 MB

At the early age of 4, David Dilks began his first career as a classical pianist and played competitively from age 5 until 13, even performing at Carnegie Hall in NYC and the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. Although David found success early on with his musical talents, he never wanted to play the piano. He often felt loads of outside pressure to continue playing and perform at a high level. By age 14, he was escaping reality on a weekly basis, by downing Busch light and smoking weed. Tw...

007 - The Beauty In Our Scars, ACL Injuries, And Professional Soccer with Jordan Angeli

February 12, 2018 05:00 - 56 minutes - 47.6 MB

Former professional soccer player Jordan Angeli knows all too well what it’s like to be injured. Having torn her ACL three times (in the same knee), she still somehow found a way to return to the pro level. Now retired, Jordan has transitioned her leadership traits into a new purpose: helping others. She’s the founder of theACLclub, which focuses on bringing together a community to support, empower and inspire athletes in persevering through the challenges and triumphs of the ACL journey. ...

006 - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Acupuncture, And The Power Of Herbs with Mary Claire Dilks

February 05, 2018 05:00 - 48 minutes - 40.8 MB

Mary Claire Dilks is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Rhode Island and board certified Chinese herbalist. As a teenager with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Dr. Dilks came to appreciate the power of alternative medicine. She understands how illness can hold us back from fulfilling our dreams and has made it her mission to help people overcome illness. Dr. Dilks entered the field of Integrative Medicine in 1999 while working at American Whole Health in Chicago with Dr. ...

005 - How To Run Through Your Challenges with Tofe Evans

January 29, 2018 05:00 - 1 hour - 65.5 MB

Tofe's story is an interesting one. After facing multiple set backs in 2014, Tofe was facing severe depression and resorting to self infliction, hard drugs and alcohol, and prescription medication as coping mechanisms for his pain. Somehow Tofe was able to find an escape route and turned to running as his new addiction. Now known as an endurance athlete and resilience thought leader, he's managed to change his life through endurance events and gratitude. Although, these endurance events ...

004 - Healing Yourself Through Self Care, Self Love, And Empowerment with Samantha Lotus

January 22, 2018 05:00 - 44 minutes - 41.8 MB

Having grown up following the standard North American lifestyle of eating junk food, taking medications, stressing out over everything, and repressing her emotions, Samantha became sick. At 26, she was diagnosed with a form of blood cancer and told that she needed to start chemotherapy and radiation. Not wanting to accept that as her first option of treatment, Samantha opted for a different approach and began to heal herself in a multi-faceted natural approach which you will learn about du...

003 - Creating Space And Building Emotional Resilience with Cyndi Roberts

January 15, 2018 05:30 - 48 minutes - 44.7 MB

A misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder and countless addictions pushed Cyndi's health to the limit in 2008. Overweight, overwhelmed, pre-diabetic, suicidally depressed, fearful, hopeless and discovering that she had 6 months to live before reaching liver failure, Cyndi decided it was time to take matters into her own hands. How? Through mindfulness, movement, and meditation. Nearly 7 years later, Cyndi has completely transformed her life through the tools she now teaches others. Having lost ...

002 - Erb's Palsy Can't Stop Us with Kyle Stokes

January 15, 2018 05:00 - 36 minutes - 36.8 MB

I came across Kyle's Instagram a few months ago and was blown away. From our first conversation, I knew Kyle was a perfect fit for the show. He's just an incredibly inspiring individual who is doing amazing things and impacting so many people's lives. Kyle was born with Erb's palsy, which resulted in nerve damage in his shoulder and paralysis of his right arm. Instead of letting his obstacle get the best of him, he's created workout videos on YouTube and the 1in1k community which allows ...

001 - Welcome to Laugh At Adversity with Gary Savoie

January 08, 2018 05:00 - 11 minutes - 17.1 MB

Welcome to the first episode of Laugh At Adversity with Gary Savoie, a podcast designed to help you overcome life's challenges and create growth in your life. In this episode, you'll learn about my story, the purpose of the podcast, and what to expect. Creating the Laugh At Adversity Podcast has been a dream of mine for a while and I'm so excited to finally launch it! Even as a kid, I was always the curious type who preferred sitting around family and friends listening to the stories a...


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