Episode 18 - Karina Schulz: Multifaceted Woman

On the season 2 premiere, I talk to Karina Schulz. She is a great human being, with a multifaceted life as a belly dance instructor, beauty consultant and someone who also works with the Brazilian consulate in Hartford, Connecticut. We chat about positivity, juggling multiple roles as an entrepreneur, wife, and mother, her life journey from Brazil to the United States, and much more. I hope you enjoy our heartfelt conversation. Thank you for listening! Please subscribe to I AM with Eric Faria, and rate us on Apple Podcasts. Consider making a donation to support the work we do here on the podcast: PayPal.me/EricFaria Every dollar helps to defray the cost of putting it all together for you to

Episode 17 - Venus Lopez: Healing Awareness

On this episode, I talk to conscious therapist Venus Lopez, a powerhouse who chats with me about faith, expanding our awareness, storytelling, healing, and natural medicines - among other topics. It was a pleasure to sit down with someone so open-hearted and giving. I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as I did. Thank you for listening! Please subscribe to I AM with Eric Faria, and rate us on iTunes. If you enjoy the work we do here on the podcast, please donate at PayPal.me/EricFaria Every dollar helps to defray the cost of putting it all together for you to enjoy! Follow us on Facebook: facebook.com/IAmEricFaria Instagram: instagram.com/iamericfaria Twitter: twitter.com/IAmE

When Someone Shows You Who They Are, Believe Them

The sentence that gives this month’s column its title was spoken by Maya Angelou in her infinite wisdom. This is a quote that I heard probably a decade ago or thereabouts for the first time. I thought I knew its meaning, and I realized I just fully grasped it recently, as in the past couple of months. Ms. Angelou herself explained this golden life lesson: “If someone says to you ‘I’m selfish’, ‘I’m mean’ or ‘I am unkind’ or even ‘I am crazy’, believe them because they know themselves much better than you do.” More often than not, those of us who don’t trust life would say to the other person: “Don’t say a thing like that” or “You’re not really crazy or unkind”. And as soon as you say that, t