Stories from the Nervous System

a podcast by Danielle Smeltzer

Trauma-informed leadership and workplace well-being advocate


Join me as I normalize the real-life and learned experiences of leading in the modern workplace while navigating the sweet spot between work and well-being.

Each episode also aims to demystify what happens in our nervous system at work and leaves the listener with actionable takeaways for reclaiming their well-being as they rise. 
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Featured episode: Aligning your career with your whole self

In this episode, I'm joined by Becca Rusinko, who helps purpose-driven entrepreneurs succeed through personal fulfilment and soul alignment.

We get real about the grief and heartache that comes with leaving your "dream job" for your real dream, the difference between what you do and who you are and learning to listen to what you really, really want.

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Featured episode: Are you burnt out or just bored? 

In this episode, I'm joined by Magda Snowden, a trailblazer who's transforming leadership in healthcare. Join us as we share our stories of moving from high-intensity careers to impact-based entrepreneurship, knowing the difference between boredom and burnout and the power of holding space for shared experiences. 

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