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Above Ground Podcast

be well, be safe, be ABOVE

Feb 1, 2023

We don’t always recognize that our lived experience has meaning. Meaning to us, yes. But, it can also benefit the betterment of mankind. That’s what peer work is. Using our lived experience to benefit others, should they need it. Chosen Reject , Phillip Fleming knows the power of peer support and hears...


Jan 25, 2023

Missing pieces of the puzzle can cause it all to fall apart.  You can create new puzzle pieces. Connecting the pieces can make a beautiful picture. The displaying of the picture takes epoxy, a frame and care. One misstep can cause the pieces to fall, and when falling to pieces, is it a piece that we are missing or have...


Jan 18, 2023

Suicide is devastating. The aftermath often pulls apart loved ones, and their communities. Loss gives way to grief, guilt and even shame. Time can help you heal, but if you are not mindful, you can lose yourself. 

This week Above Ground Podcast speaks with Donna Thomas. Donna, along with her husband Bobby and daughter...


Jan 11, 2023

The view of ourselves is shaped by many things. It is formed by our nurture. It is exacerbated by culture. It can elevate our egos or destroy our self esteem. Social media escalates the self-hate war with weapons of mass distraction and the algorithims only feed you a steady diet of doubt, fear and lack.  Is it any...


Jan 4, 2023

“Connection is the opposite of addiction” says Jean Trewhella. The connection through the ceremony of dance is undeniable in many native cultures. Ceremonial dance is used to commemorate important events or to show praise. Jean Trewhella embodies ceremony and this week takes you on a journey to connect and dance the...