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Shelley Buck & Kathy Curtis – Love & Loss: Cathartic Writing, Living Your Light, and Talking Through Grief as Healing Tools



A deeply beautiful and insightful conversation on love and loss with mother, storyteller and artist, Shelley Buck, and her lifelong friend, healing artist and writer, Kathy Curtis. Please join us as we discuss:

  • their insights on friendship and the gift of writing a healing book together
  • their philosophies on grief, loss, healing strategies, and “living your light”
  • their book Leave Your Light On: The Musical Mantra Left Behind by an Illuminating Spirit
  • Shelley’s son, Ryder Buck, and his wisdom and light shared through his journal entries and music
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Bio:

Shelley Buck

“Shelley Buck was born into a creative family in the Midwest and moved to California after college to follow her dream of working for Disney. It was there she met and fell in love with her husband, Chris, who worked in animation. After they married and had their first child, Ryder, she stayed home to be a full-time mom to him and the two brothers who followed.

She is a storyteller and artist, which she expresses through her original jewelry at ShelRae Designs. When Ryder was diagnosed with cancer and the
journey went to unimaginable places, she poured her heart into writing their story. Her lessons in parenting through these tribulations, combined with the power of Ryder’s larger-than-life spirit, offer profound messages for living in the light.”

Kathy Curtis

“Kathy Curtis moved into Shelley’s neighborhood when they were both 12 years old and an instant, lifelong friendship took root. She has worked as a healing artist and writer since 1991. Her programs support the transformation of grief, illness, and
emotional barriers through creative expression. She is the author of Invisible Ink, a memoir about her own journey through grief. The unique writing process that brought her so much healing has since become a successful program, online and at various venues in the Midwest.

Kathy’s intimate connection to the Buck family, combined with her writing and healing background, made her the perfect person to partner with Shelley on the creation of this book.”

Ryder Buck

“Ryder Buck lived a short but charmed life on the west coast, where he practiced yoga, fell in and out of love, and formed an indie band, Ryder Buck & the Breakers,
that made waves all across the LA area. After a 9-month battle with cancer, Ryder
emerged disease-free and fearlessly followed his dreams of changing people’s lives
through his music. When tragedy met him on a dark highway, the light he had so
fiercely protected throughout his life became limitless. His words and songs continue to carry that light forward. Ryder received the Flame of Hope Award (posthumously) from a local cancer facility where he and his band played for cancer survivors.”

** Visit the book website: https://www.leaveyourlightonbook.com/

** Download Ryder’s inspirational music: ‎Leave Your Light On by Ryder Buck on Apple Music https://music.apple.com/us/album/leave-your-light-on/1045120973?i=1045120980

Peace,

Teri

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Justin Caffrey – a Parent’s Grief; the Vagus Nerve, and Training with the Yamabushi



I am so very grateful for the opportunity to learn from Justin Caffrey’s deep wisdom. Justin is a recognized thought leader in mindfulness, resilience, and wellbeing. Please join us as we discuss:

  • Justin’s insights on the Vagus nerve
  • his philosophies on grief and the impact of the trauma of losing a child
  • who are the Yamabushi of Japan and how did he train with them
  • his transition into studying Buddhist meditation practices
  • and so much more!

Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on Pandora, iTunesBlubrrySpotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also catch soundbites of our insightful interview on YouTube.

Bio:

“A proven multi-business entrepreneur in differing sectors and countries, who built and sold regulated companies with seven figure exits.

A Certified Investment Fund / Hedge Fund Director and Private Equity Professional. He also holds a Masters in Mindfulness-Based Interventions from the prestigious University College Dublin.

All Ireland All Star Thought Leader in Personal Development in 2019 & 2020.

After losing his son 10 years ago he turned to Eastern Psychology | Philosophy | Neuroscience. Justin has become a recognised expert on the Vagus Nerve, the autonomic nervous system, and how Eastern traditions have recognised the importance of these key physiological repossess for thousands of years.

His research is a rich combination of Western neuroscience, Eastern philosophy, mindfulness and his own hard earned life experiences.

Justin swims in cold water all year round, fasts daily for 19-hours, eats a plant based diet and meditates each morning at 5am. He is one of only a handful of Westerners to have completed the gruelling Master Training with the Yamabushi in the remote mountains of Shonai, in Japan.

When you leave the extremes of private equity and hedge-funds for Buddhism, you can expect some exciting outcomes.

Having built routine and structure within his own lifestyle, Justin provides advice and guidance on sleep, intermittent fasting, cold water, the Vagus nerve, meditation practice and mind/body connection.

Justin’s YouTube Channel on the Vagus Nerve, PTSD and recovery, has been watched by over 175,000 people globally. His channel receives 3,000 views a day.  He is a regular contributor to media, TV and podcasts.”

** Visit Justin’s website: https://www.justincaffrey.com/

Peace,

Teri

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Maria Dunlap – Vivian’s Victory



Welcome to The Healing Place Podcast! I am your host, Teri Wellbrock. You can listen in on iTunes, BlubrrySpotify, or directly on my website at www.teriwellbrock.com/podcasts/. You can also watch our insightful interview on YouTube.

What a beautiful conversation with Maria Dunlap, founder and CEO of Vivian’s Victory, about the difficult subject of losing a child and parenting a child with a chronic illness along with a discussion on the gifts that come from grief and the healing journey. Thank you, Maria, for sharing your heartache, triumph, and light of hope with those needing support and guidance.

Bio:

“Maria Dunlap is the Founder and CEO of Vivian’s Victory. Vivian’s Victory is a nonprofit dedicated to bring hope, building community and bridging gaps for families that have a child diagnosed with a chronic illness. After Maria’s daughter, Vivian, died in the hospital at 59 days old in 2012, she knew families needed to receive support during perhaps the hardest moments of their lives. Since the inception of Vivian’s Victory in 2014, over 2,000 families have been impacted through their mission.”

Find out more about Maria’s mission at https://viviansvictory.org/.

 

Peace to you all!
Teri

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