• 97. A Mother's Postpartum Reality: An Accident, a Loss, and a Diagnosis

    Lee Culp Henry is a mother, psychotherapist, a coach's wife, and host Kimi Culp's sister-in-law. She speaks in conversation with Kimi about her harrowing past five years and the many tides of her postpartum journey. Faced with a traumatic accident following her newborn's birth and subsequent medical scares, Lee openly recounts her battles with postpartum OCD, the shame of secrecy, and her immense strength in overcoming guilt and learning to seek help. But for Lee, the hits kept coming – the death of her father, the uncertain diagnosis of her third child. We're reminded of the universal challenge of motherhood under extreme circumstances. Kimi's warm conversation with her sister-in-law, emphasizes the importance of reimagining postpartum support and the collective embrace of life's unpredictable journey. 


    In this episode:

    • The Importance of Mental Health Support for New Mothers
    • The Agony of a Child’s Medical Emergency
    • Parental Health Anxiety & OCD
    • The Rapid Progression of Cancer
    • The Power of Family and Community
    • Embracing Vulnerability and Self-Compassion


    Links & Resources:

    Charity: Ronald McDonald House New York


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    1h 13m | Feb 28, 2024
  • A Little Wiser: What Happens When We Give Ourselves Permission to Change?

    In this episode of "A Little Wiser", Kimi is joined by Erica and Tara. The co-hosts reflect on last week’s interview with Arno Michaelis, a former white nationalist turned peace activist, author and filmmaker. They discuss the role of simple acts of kindness and humanity from the individuals he was "supposed to hate" in altering Arno's belief system.

    Forgiveness, letting go of past identities, and the troubling rise of cancel culture are discussed.

    Arno's transformation from hatred to peace illustrates our innate ability to change. His message reminds us to define ourselves by who we are now, not by our past mistakes or identities.


    We want to hear from you! Our greatest hope in this final season is that you’ll share with us your most cherished episode or standout guest and let us know why it left an impact on you. We're compiling a special episode and your voice might just be featured!


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    29m | Feb 21, 2024
  • 96. Unraveling Racism with Former Neo-Nazi Arno Michaelis

    Is extremism a public health issue? Kimi sits down with former neo-Nazi skinhead, Arno Michaelis, to discuss his transformative journey from spreading hate to advocating for compassion and forgiveness. Arno shares candidly about his recruitment into white nationalism, the pivotal role his family played, and the life-changing moments that led him out of the movement. He provides insight into the underlying pain fueling such ideologies and stresses the importance of embracing those seeking to leave hate behind. The conversation delves into Arno's commitment to anti-racism work, his hopes for the future, and the ongoing challenge of self-forgiveness. Join us in this episode to understand the human capacity for change and the potency of kindness in breaking the cycle of violence.


    In this episode:

    • The Evolution of Skinhead Culture
    • White Nationalism and Ideological Influence
    • Racial Identity Persuasion Tactics
    • Processing Trauma and Avoiding Extremism
    • Overcoming Hate with Friendship
    • Fostering Hope through Daily Kindness


    Links & Resources

    Instagram: @arnomichaelis


    Book: My Life After Hate


    Charity: www.parents4peace.org


    www.serve2unite.com


    www.refugemovie.com



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    1h 10m | Feb 14, 2024
  • A Little Wiser: How Prevalent is Conversion Therapy Today?

    In this episode of "A Little Wiser," Kimi shares her experience of delivering her first TEDx talk titled, “The Transformative Power of Sharing Our Painful Stories.” She expresses her fears of having ex-boyfriends in the audience and her readiness to move beyond mental health as the main focus of her speeches.

    Kimi, Erica, and Tara discuss the importance of Simon Fung’s story, highlighting the continued prevalence and harm of conversion therapy. Furthermore, they recommend his podcast, Dear Alana (and fully support you pausing this episode to listen to it!) 

    Kimi and Erica share their personal experiences with religion and reconciliation.

    The episode concludes with a reading of an email from our new favorite listener, Joyce, who wrote about how All The Wiser has positively impacted her life.

    We hope you will join Joyce and share with us your most cherished episode or standout guest and let us know why it left an impact on you. We're compiling a special episode and your voice or message might just be featured!

    Call or text us at 310-243-6364 or you can email us at hello@allthewiserpodcast.com.


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    36m | Feb 7, 2024
  • 95. "God Cannot Fix what is Not Broken" Simon Fung on Life after Conversion Therapy

    Simon Fung is the host and creator of the podcast, "Dear Alana." The show quickly became a hit, touching the hearts of millions with a universal story of coming of age amidst the struggle for self-acceptance. In this episode, Simon discusses his intense pursuit to alter his sexual orientation in order to follow his dream of becoming a catholic priest. He shares his candid revelations, from the depths of conversion therapy to overcoming shame and embracing his true self. His story is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit. If there's one thing to take away, it's that vulnerability can pave the way for profound personal growth and lead us to a more honest and compassionate existence. 


    In this episode:

    • Navigating Sexual Identity and Conversion Therapy
    • The Healing Power of Group Therapy:
    • The Philosophical and Religious Underpinnings of Conversion Therapy
    • The Essence of Masculinity
    • Overcoming Trauma Through Martial Arts
    • Impact of Community and Religion on Personal Identity


    Links & Resources:

    Simonkentfung.com

    Dearalana.com

    Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok: @dearalanapod

    Charity: www.alanafaithchen.org


    You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting the word HOME to 741741.

    Or you can contact the LGBT National Hotline for free, confidential support at 888-843-4564

    And you can find a list of these and more resources at AlanaFaithChen.org/help


    As of the airing of this episode, 22 states have passed legislation to protect LGBTQ youth from conversion therapy practices. And more states have legislation pending. Organizations like The Trevor Project and Born Perfect are at the forefront of the fight to end conversion therapy.


    Want to know where your state stands? You can find out by going to LGBTmap.org


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    1h 19m | Jan 31, 2024
  • A Little Wiser: Who Will Care for Our First Responders?

    Kimi and Erica reflect on last week's episode with Matty Fiorenza, a first responder grappling with the invisible scars of PTSD. They emphasize the importance of raising awareness and taking inspired action to support the mental and emotional health of our first responders. Kimi shares the backstory of how we discovered Matty and the heartbreaking connection they have in common. 


    A valuable takeaway that resonated with both Erica and Kimi was the idea that help can come from the most unexpected places. He referred to the ordinary people who showed him kindness and compassion during his darkest days as "angels." Throughout the episode, he mentioned them by name and credited them with helping him survive.


    OUR CHALLENGE TO YOU: Is there someone in your past that showed you compassion when you needed it most? Perhaps it was a teacher, nurse, neighbor, grocery store clerk, family member or friend? Consider how their kindness impacted you then, and thank them for the positive role they played in your life. 


    And finally, a reminder to those who may need it:

    Everybody has a purpose. We need you here.


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    24m | Jan 24, 2024
  • 94. The Silent Mental Health Battle of First Responders

    Matthew Fiorenza, a former firefighter and paramedic turned mental health advocate shares how the traumas encountered on the job silently chipped away at his mental health. He bravely battled through the depths of depression, PTSD, suicidal ideation, traumatic brain injury, and substance abuse. We discuss the pivotal moments that ultimately led him to seek help and the healing modalities that made all the difference, including a promising new treatment: the stellate ganglion block. Other life-saving practices include meditation, the Save a Warrior program, and his profound spiritual connections. Matty's story serves as a beacon of hope for first responders facing similar battles and the importance of addressing mental health in high-stress professions. 


    In this episode:

    • The impact of distressing calls on mental health.
    • The lack of behavioral health support for first responders.
    • The struggle with alcoholism and the discovery of transformative meditation.
    • Attending the Save a Warrior program and its life-changing effects.
    • Matty’s advocacy work and teaching his practice to others.
    • The positive impact of accountability, peer support and “karma butterflies”.


    Links & Resources:

    PTSD911 Movie:

    http://www.ptsd911movie.com/ 


    PTSD911 on Amazon Prime Video


    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    Charity: www.nextrung.org


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    1h 10m | Jan 17, 2024
  • Final Season of All The Wiser

    Welcome back, Wise Ones, and Happy New Year!

    In our first episode of 2024, Kimi, Erica, and Tara discuss holiday highlights, hangovers, and the slow process of post-holiday “re-entry ”.

    All The Wiser has some big news to share with you. In April, we will celebrate 5 years of brave storytelling, 100 full length episodes, and 100 charity partners.There is an end to all good things, and this season will be the last. We also plan on making it the best yet! 

    Listen in to hear our thoughts on this bittersweet decision and our big dream for the final episode. 



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    22m | Jan 10, 2024
  • A Little Wiser: The Power of Podcast Stories

    In the final episode of this season's A Little Wiser, Kimi and Erica reflect on last week's episode featuring Rebecca Kaduru. Kimi explains how an episode of The Happiness Lab inspired her to invite Rebecca onto the show. Erica expresses her admiration for Rebecca's impactful work with women in Africa. They also discuss the pros and cons of public vulnerability, and how Rebecca's story reminded them of the comfort found in podcasts and the potential of human stories to make a difference.


    Wishing you all happy holidays and a wonderful New Year! 


    If you have a favorite episode or moment you’d love to share with us please email us at hello@allthewiserpodcast.com or DM us on Instagram @allthewiserpodcast.


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    25m | Dec 19, 2023
  • 93. Don't Call it a Comeback: Navigating Your Unique Healing Journey

    Rebecca Kaduru's life was forever altered by a catastrophic accident in Uganda. But after receiving shockingly insufficient medical care, her nightmare was only beginning. Rebecca endured extensive reconstructive surgeries for her physical wounds, but the emotional trauma had a profound impact on the way she views herself and her personal and professional priorities. She discusses the challenges of recovery in a social-media forward world, the human capacity for pain and empathy, and the importance of a supportive community on the journey to hard-won wisdom. 


    In this episode:

    • Inadequate medical treatment leading to multiple surgeries.
    • Emotional impact from realizing the limits of health education in Uganda.
    • The influence of KadAfrica on girls and communities in Uganda.
    • Setting boundaries for work and prioritizing family time.
    • The power of vulnerability in leadership and workplace culture.
    • The significance of community and personal support systems.


    Charity: Hebrew Free Loan San Francisco

    www.hflasf.org


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    58m | Dec 13, 2023
  • A Little Wiser: Recognizing the Goodness In Our Lives

    In this mini episode, we dive into the powerful and touching story of spoken word poet Andrea Gibson. Our host, Kimi, along with producer, Erica Gerard, and associate producer, Tara, reflect on the experiences and insights shared by Andrea in the previous episode. From discussing the transformative power of their cancer diagnosis to exploring the essence of love, authenticity, and gratitude, the conversation delves into the profound impact of Andrea's journey. They also touch on the importance of vulnerability, storytelling, and embracing change.


    If you enjoy listening to the show and find value and inspiration in the stories you hear, we hope you'll consider supporting our work and becoming an All The Wiser member.


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    22m | Dec 6, 2023
  • 92. Facing Mortality and Feeding Creativity with Spoken Word Poet Andrea Gibson

    Are you pushing away joy? Getting stuck in a cycle of anxiety and grief? World renowned spoken-word poet Andrea Gibson (they/them) can relate. In this powerful and personal episode, Andrea shares their battles with stage fright, extreme anxiety, chronic Lyme disease, and stage 4 ovarian cancer. They also explore the transformative experiences brought about by Andrea’s cancer diagnosis, taking ownership of their health, and their commitment to healing modalities that have given them a feeling of radiant health amidst the trials of chemotherapy. Andrea shares profound insights on love, authenticity, fear, gratitude, and the art of cherishing others and self in the harshest of life's storms - not just as a cancer patient, but as an undeniably resilient and wise human. 


    In this episode:

    • Coming to terms with their queer identity.
    • Living with extreme anxiety and panic attacks.
    • Overcoming stage fright and finding their voice in spoken-word poetry.
    • How suffering can transform into a path for liberation and healing.
    • Andrea's struggles with an incurable cancer diagnosis.
    • Healing modalities they pursued.
    • How self love has led to a new acceptance of their body and identity.


    Links & Resources:

    Newsletter: Things That Don’t Suck

    Website: www.andreagibson.org

    Instagram: @andreagibson

    TikTok: @andreagibsonpoetry

    Facebook: Andrea Gibson Poetry

    Twitter: @andreagibson

    YouTube: Andrea Gibson Poetry



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    1h 2m | Nov 29, 2023
  • A Little Wiser: Strategies for Holiday Sanity

    This week’s A Little Wiser is a special Thanksgiving edition. Kimi is joined by producer Erica Gerard and associate producer Tara Daigle in conversation about how to “save your sanity” during the holiday season. They share personal tips that help them prioritize self-care, establish healthy boundaries and protect their space while being surrounded by friends and family.


    Links:

    Family Gathering: https://www.amazon.com/TABLETOPICS-Family-Gathering-Questions-Conversations/dp/B001DYOEA4


    Table Topics: https://tabletopics.com/


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    28m | Nov 22, 2023
  • 65. After facing death, quadruple amputee Alex Lewis really started living

    Today, we are reairing Kimi's conversation with Alex Lewis. Alex is a quadruple amputee and one of the most hopeful and inspiring guests we've had on the show. When his episode aired, we had a huge reaction from the audience. People wrote to us talking about how hopeful and uplifted they felt.

    Considering the heaviness of all that is happening in the world right now, we thought this was an opportunity to lay down that weight for an hour and revisit Alex's story and message.


    *Rebroadcast* (originally aired 3/30/22)

    He was given a 3% chance of survival. His partner was told to come in and say goodbye. But Alex Lewis wasn’t ready to go down without a flight. In this harrowing episode, Alex shares why he says “quadruple amputation is the best thing that has ever happened to him,“ plus the one piece of advice you must not forget no matter how bad you feel things are in your life.


    In this episode, you’ll learn:

    • How to recognize signs of escapism and depression.
    • Identifying Strep A in the body.
    • Navigating his decision between life and death.
    • The importance of focusing on what you’re fighting for.
    • The power of having a support system.
    • Learning to appreciate the present while looking forward to the future.
    • How your “why” can provide clarity to your meaning and purpose.



    Stay connected to Alex:

    Website: www.alex-lewis.co.uk

    Instagram: @alexlewistrust

    LinkedIn: Alex Lewis

    Facebook: Alex Lewis (Alex Lewis Trust)

    Twitter: @AlexLewis_Trust

    Charity Donation: Project Limitless Campaign


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    1h 11m | Nov 15, 2023
  • A Little Wiser: The Emotional Toll of Executions on Prison Staff

    On today's episode of A Little Wiser is special guest and filmmaker Patty Dillon. Patty's documentary There Will Be No Stay featured last week's guest, Allen Ault. Patty shares with Kimi her deeply personal and thought provoking experience inside the world of capital punishment.


    They talk about Patty’s extensive research journey, conducting cold calls and the numerous challenges she faced along the way. Through it all, Patty stayed resolute in her mission to shed light on a subject that is often shrouded in silence and controversy. From attending a film festival next to Randy Gardner, the brother of the last man to be executed by firing squad to forming a unique bond with Terry, an executioner who dedicated years of his life to the system that ultimately betrayed him, Patty sheds light on the complex moral questions surrounding the death penalty and the emotional toll experienced by those involved. 


    They explore how this project pushed Patty to her limits, both as a filmmaker and compassionate human being...it may just leave you questioning your own beliefs and perceptions. 



    Film: There Will Be No Stay

    A Killer Journey Film Instagram: @akillerjourneyfilm

    Film Donations: GoFundMe


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    42m | Nov 8, 2023
  • 91. A Warden Reflects on the Lasting Guilt of Prison Executions

    What is it like to witness the darkest corners of our justice system? Dr. Allen Ault is a former warden and commissioner of corrections. He recounts his experience with the death penalty and the lasting emotional impact on those involved in the process. He also gets deeply personal about his own struggle with feelings of guilt as a result of “murdering somebody,” and his subsequent journey grappling with the moral implications of capital punishment.


    In this episode:

    • The culture of the Georgia prison system.
    • Building relationships and trust within the system along with the prisoners.
    • The impact of the death penalty and the emotional toll it takes on the correctional staff.
    • Thoughts on why the death penalty still exists.


    Links & Resources

    Washington Post Article: The hidden victims of the death penalty: Correctional staff

    \Movie: There Will Be No Stay

    Charity: First Christian Church Richmond, Children & Youth Ministries


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    44m | Nov 1, 2023
  • A Little Wiser: How Do You Cope With Trauma?

    Kimi and Tara reflect on last week's episode featuring Kara Robinson Chamberlain, who was held captive for 18 hours at the age of 15 and managed to escape. They discuss Kara's remarkable ability to regulate her kidnappers' emotions and gather information, all while enduring a highly traumatic situation. 

    In the aftermath of the trauma, Kara spent decades suppressing and storing her emotions before beginning the hard work of healing.

    Tara shares her personal experience of trauma, highlighting how it can leave a lasting impact on one's body over the years.

    Kara openly discussed the expectations others placed on her after her abduction, including how she should feel and what she could or could not handle. Her story serves as a reminder of how crucial it is for law enforcement and related agencies to support survivors in reclaiming their autonomy and experiencing a sense of empowerment.


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    25m | Oct 25, 2023
  • 90. Kidnapped then Escaped. But Her Body Kept the Score

    At 15, Kara Robinson Chamberlain was kidnapped. While her remarkable bravery and quick thinking allowed her to escape, the coping mechanisms she employed to survive impeded her ability to heal from the ordeal. In this harrowing episode, Kara dives into the importance of authentic emotions in healing, and the dangers of toxic positivity culture. She sheds light on the complexity of trauma and its long-term effects on the mind and body. She also shares how the experience led her to a career in law enforcement, educating and empowering other survivors of traumatic experiences.


    In this episode:

    • Long term effects of trauma on the body. 
    • The importance and impact of victim advocacy. 
    • Different ways PTSD can present itself. 
    • Disassociation of the body.
    • How to begin true healing.
    • Establishing safety and body autonomy as a mother.


    Links & Resources:

    Instagram: @kararobinsonchamberlain

    Twitter: @KR_Chamberlain

    Facebook: Kara Robinson Chamberlain

    YouTube: @karachamberlain

    TikTok: @kararobinsonchamberlain

    Charity: South Carolina Victim Assistance Network


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    1h 21m | Oct 18, 2023
  • A Little Wiser: The Invisible Prison Population

    Kimi and Erica explore the incredible resilience of Alice Johnson, an advocate for criminal justice reform. They talk about the significant and devastating realities of "invisible populations" such as incarcerated people. Kim Kardashian's star power made Alice Johnson "visible" and illuminated her path to justice, ultimately resulting in her freedom.

    In Season 5, Fernando Murillo was released from prison after a journalist wrote a viral article highlighting his redemption, compassion, and service as a Prison Hospice worker. Alice and Fernando are both incredibly rare examples of individuals who have broken through the barriers of invisibility to receive justice and freedom. 


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    33m | Oct 11, 2023
  • 89. Mistakes, Second Chances and the Kardashian Effect

    Alice Johnson has a knack for finding hope in hard circumstances. Even though a terrible mistake cost her everything she knew and loved, Alice still found a way to help and inspire others. From fighting for education and against discrimination, to finding solace in writing poetry, Alice shares how she became a force for change and an advocate for the incarcerated. She also shares her own story of clemency after being taken under the wing of one Ms. Kim Kardashian.


    In this episode:

    • How a poem opened doors of opportunity.
    • Life takes a drastic turn after meeting a man with a gambling problem.
    • Living a double life as a phone mule.
    • Being found guilty of attempted possession after a six week trial.
    • Discovering her talent during prison and finding forgiveness.
    • Creating change within the prison system and gaining massive public recognition.
    • Being offered representation by Kim Kardashian.
    • The day Alice is granted clemency and the return to her family.


    Links & Resources:

    Facebook: Alice Marie Johnson

    X (Twitter): @AliceMarieFree

    Instagram: @alicemariefree

    Website & Charity: Taking Action For Good

    Book: After Life


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    1h 20m | Oct 4, 2023
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