Welcome to Calm After The Storm, this is your host Amy Syed. I am Founder and CEO of FindyourHCP, 15minuteaday.ca and an activist. I am a survivor of domestic violence, terminal cancer and Grief. Thanks for joining us on this journey through other’s declarations. In this episode of Calm After The Storm: Survivorship and Other Stories with Amy Syed, we speak with Melissa Punambolam, Life Designer at Life Designer Consulting.

Tune in as we tackle topics like:

1:14 – Being a life designer 
2:48 – Melissa’s childhood
5:37 – Being her mom’s protector 
9:33 – What she learned in counselling
12:00 – Her teenage years
15:05 – Reflecting on her mom’s decisions and choices
16:38 – Life in her 20’s
20:21 – Differentiating between healthy and unhealthy anger
23:18 – How she copes with unhealthy anger
27:01 – Feeling and healing shame
29:44 – Her current relationship with her parents
34:23 – Melissa’s dedication

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