Last Updated on September 3, 2023 by BiblioLifestyle
Unfinished Business: 8 Steps to Heal Your Trauma, Transcend Your Past, and Transform Your Life by Melanie Smith
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Have you ever felt stuck in a loop of past traumas or haunted by unresolved emotions? Our guest today, Melanie Smith, author of “Unfinished Business: 8 Steps to Heal Your Trauma, Transcend Your Past, and Transform Your Life,” sheds light on how to break free from this cycle. In this episode, Melanie unravels the complexities and concept of ‘unfinished business’ — impactful events from the past that continue to resonate in the present— and is a fresh perspective to understanding how past experiences shape our present reactions. So listen in as we explore the healing potential of her eight-step process, designed to help you transcend past traumas and reclaim your life.
BOOKS MENTIONED DURING THE SHOW
BOOKS READ, LOVED, AND WOULD NOW RECOMMEND
- Help, Thanks, Wow by Anne Lamott (Amazon or Bookshop)
- Deep Work by Cal Newport (Amazon or Bookshop)
- The Second Mountain by David Brooks (Amazon or Bookshop)
- The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk M.D. (Amazon or Bookshop)
- The Myth of Normal by Daniel Maté and Gabor Maté (Amazon or Bookshop)
ABOUT MELANIE SMITH
Melanie Smith has worked in the field of heartbreak, grief, trauma, transition, loss, change, reinvention, and all things Unfinished Business for over two decades and has helped thousands of people change their lives profoundly. She started her career as a platinum-selling international songwriter and award-winning actress, starring and co-starring in shows such as: As the World Turns, Melrose Place, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Deep Space Nine, and The Division, to name a few. As an entrepreneur, her award-winning lifestyle, wellness, and yoga center was considered to be one of the most well-respected in the country by sources such as Vogue, Yoga Journal, Philadelphia Magazine, and others. Now a powerful motivational speaker, writer, and leader, Melanie has been a contributing writer for many national health and wellness magazines and holds the distinction of being an PCC-level ICF certified coach and an ICI-master-level coach. She is the proud mother of one grown son, Gideon. Born and raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania, she presently splits her time between New Hope, Pennsylvania, and Naples, Florida.