054 – Erin Khar – Writing and Living the Truth

Erin Khar

Addiction, recovery, mental health, relationships, parenting, infertility, and self-care…

Erin KharErin Khar (Managing Editor at Ravishly and author of the popular weekly advice column Ask Erin) joins guest host Jessica Brodkin [Episode 11] in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:

  • Khar’s addiction to heroin for 15 years starting at 13 years old, and how she didn’t look like drug addic,t had straight As, lots of friends, no warning signs, etc.
  • How her love for child was stronger than her hatred of self
  • Learning how to take care of herself and walking through shame and depression that drove to use drugs
  • Healing is confronting the parts of ourself we don’t want others to see, we let go of shame and that’s where healing startsErin Khar
  • How Khar lost her baby due to premature birth, and met Brodkin after having had four miscarriages prior to that,
  • Khar’s incredible emotional pain, and it wasn’t about her head, it was about her soul
  • A psychic medium suggested she needs to go to Reiki
  • Khar’s believe that a silver lining of pain was growing closer to a spiritual connection than before, and how her family bonded than before
  • Getting tested and being able to make her way through that, and people won’t able to confront things, so they will stay in toxic patterns,
  • Part of self-care is to tell people “I feel __________”
  • How Khar had a successful clothing line, and had challenges and stopped caring about itErin Khar
  • A chance encounter with a writer that led to started a blog called Rarely Wrong Erin (and eventually Ask Erin), due to her ability to recall random information, and then she got a job at Ravishly, ad is now the managing editor
  • A lot of #METOO questions — of 60 questions per week 10-15 are about that topic
  • The tricky topic of conditioning around consent
  • Taking things people struggle with, so consent is frequently topical in her advice column
  • The need for conversations about consent
  • How fear is always worse than actually doing something
  • Khar was feeling unlovable and living like the room was on fire until a switch flipped
  • How she wants to bring hope because she was hopeless for a long time

021 – Lancelot Cameron, Financial Superhero – Heart on Fire

Holistic wealth advice with Lancelot Cameron…

Lancelot Cameron, “Financial Superhero” and Holistic Wealth Advisor with Kaspian Group, Inc. – (bio), joins Julie Chan for a discussion on taking hold of one’s financial future, empowering others and owning leadership. Recorded at the MouthMedia Network Studios.

Stopping the bleeding, the flow of money, and shifting habits

Cameron describes his work of helping someone to move from where they are to where they want to be, why the work is rewarding, how most times they aren’t aware of what is needed or how to move forward because of lack of knowledge, and his focus on high earning professionals to help them build wealth while dealing with student loan debt. Goals to be living below your means, paying yourself first, stopping the “bleeding”, shifting habits.

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