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I watched my fit husband die at 40.

When my fit husband died at forty from a cancerous tumor with little to no symptoms, it left stress to blame and lots of questions to be answered.

I listened as he took his last breath, walked out of the hospital and straight into living in a state of complete overwhelm that quickly turned into high-functioning anxiety. I was never calm.

My nervous system was instantly wrecked, as I began living in a constant state of fight-or-flight. 

As I began searching for answers, I learned about the microbiome and the power of this second brain. Ten years later, I am honored to be able to take what began as my pain and share it with you.

Maybe your there now.

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Welcome to the Stop Faking Fine podcast, a show that will empower you to finally show up for yourself. Your host, Dana Lewis, was the queen of faking fine after losing her husband unexpectedly to cancer.

We all create walls around us in order to survive the chaos of grief--whether it's caused by the death of a loved one, loss of a job, divorce, or anything that makes us wonder "how did this become my life?" 

Dana is here to encourage you not to settle! In this podcast, she shares insight, strategies, and interviews with people who have been down these stressful roads, replaced their unhealthy patterns, and learned to thrive! 

Dana will help you recognize and let go of the habits that are no longer serving you, and provide simple sustainable action steps to implement with each episode. It’s time to stop faking fine, because you are worth so much more. 

Your circumstances may not be 100% your fault, but Your Life is 100% your Responsibility.  



Addressing Anxiety in Youth Sports 

Giving Yourself Permission to Grieve 

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What Your Therapist Isn't Telling You

with Nadia Fiorita

Reprogram Your Metabolism for Weight Loss

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