270: From Trauma's Depths to Therapeutic Heights with Jason VanRuler

Embark on a transformative journey with Jason VanRuler, a therapist who's turned his own battles with trauma and addiction into a roadmap for healing. Together, Duane and Jason unravel the profound impact of rewriting our inner narratives, a process that Jason has not only lived but also lays out in his latest work, "Get Past Your Past." His story is a testament that even the deepest wounds can lead to a future bright with wholeness and well-being.  Listen as they delve into the steps that can liberate us from the chains of our history and ignite the spark of change within. Shifting from a relentless pursuit of proving worth to embracing genuine happiness, they tackle the entrenched beliefs keeping many from their true potential.  Their conversation illuminates the path from 'doing' to 'being,' where success blooms from authenticity, not fear. Discover the importance of guidance, community, and role models in personal growth, and revel in the hope that comes from witnessing lives rebuilt. Jason's journey and insights offer a beacon of hope, proving that transformation is within reach for all who seek it. In this episode, you will hear: Shifting mindset and challenging core beliefs Finding authenticity and creating safe spaces Importance of clear instructions for achieving change Building a community for mental wellness Follow and Review: We’d love for you to follow us if you haven’t yet. Click that purple '+' in the top right corner of your Apple Podcasts app. We’d love it even more if you could drop a review or 5-star rating over on Apple Podcasts. Simply select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” then a quick line with your favorite part of the episode. It only takes a second and it helps spread the word about the podcast. Supporting Resources: “Get Past Your Past” https://www.amazon.com/Get-Past-Your-Facing-Connection/dp/0310367417 NovusMindfulLife.com Episode Credits If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Emerald City Productions. They helped me grow and produce the podcast you are listening to right now. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com Let them know we sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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