April 30, 2019

David Younan

Episode 61 - David Younan

Australia’s David Younan is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), winning and placing in competitions  all over the world, including the Australian and State Championships, Pan Pacific Championships, World Abu Dhabi Pro and the European Open.

While David confesses he wasn’t the “perfect” student at school (in fact, far from it), he speaks about the people who changed and influenced his life, including another Assyrian champ @Beneil Dariush, and how they got him to where he is today - at the top of his sport and owner of Legends MMA & Fitness in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD.

Social media handles:

Instagram: @Davidyounan

Facebook: Legends MMA & Fitness https://www.facebook.com/legendsmmafitness/

April 23, 2019

Dr. Robby Edo

Episode 60 - Dr. Robby Edo is the founder of Rinyo Inc. You’ve likely heards the songs of Rinyo Toons on YouTube, filling the ears and mind of a child nearby with the sounds of our language in both dialects. Find out how the creative process behind Rinyo works, the inspiration behind it, and what you can expect to see and hear from them in the near future.

Facebook: Rinyo

YouTube: Rinyo Inc and Rinyo Toons

Website: www.rinyo.org

April 16, 2019

Eidit Choochage

Episode 59 - On this episode we meet Eidit Choochage!@eidit_live2align She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 12 years of experience working in the mental health field. She received a B.A. in Psychology from California State University, Northridge and Master's in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern California. She’s an expert at treating depression, anxiety, trauma, including grief and loss. Eidit helps interrupt patterns of psychological pain and suffering. She is passionate about helping people heal and transform their lives. After experiencing her own depression following multiple losses she transformed her pain and started her own business, LIVE 2 ALIGN. She offers counseling, coaching and mental health training services. Eidit will help you release the emotional pain you have been carrying and get you closer to the life you have always imagined for yourself! She is now accepting new clients. Follow her on social media for daily mental health and wellness tips and inspiration.

Website: https://live2align.com/

Instagram: @eidit_live2align

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April 2, 2019

Mark Elisha

Episode 57 - Mark Elisha, who was diagnosed with MS at the age of 24. Born and raised in Dubai, Mark’s family moved to Australia after his diagnosis to seek the best possible course of treatment for him. Mark is an advocate for people with MS and is involved with a peer support group that helps Australians with MS find others who have the same struggles and provide support to each other. In this episode, he also talks about his job, his family, and what he’s looking forward to doing the most now that he lives in Australia.

Link to the fundraising page:


MS Get Involved Video


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