Something I Can Do: Overcoming PTSD & Trauma With Aromatherapy
Episode 6 - davidji

Episode 6 - davidji

November 17, 2021

Episode Description

In this week’s episode davidji sits with me as we discuss his journey becoming a student, then a teacher of meditation techniques, and how a meditation practice can help us overcome and return to our whole selves after PTSD and CPTSD.

About davidji

davidji is a globally recognized mind-body health and wellness expert, mindful-performance trainer, meditation master, and best-selling author based in Southern California. davidji has taught millions of people around the world to connect to the stillness & silence that rests within, heal their hearts, plant powerful intentions, and manifest the life of their dreams. His grasp of real-world time-tested solutions, and their evidence-based practical application, has helped people at every stage of life and circumstance to find balance, heal deep wounds, and transform into their best versions. 

His three award-winning books, Sacred Powers, Destressifying, and Secrets of Meditation have been translated into 22 different languages. 

davidji apprenticed for a decade under Drs. Deepak Chopra and David Simon, serving as the Chopra Center COO, Lead Educator, and then as the first Dean of Chopra Center University, where he trained more than 300,000 people to meditate and certified more than 2,500 meditation teachers. He is credited with creating the original 21-day meditation process, which has spawned hundreds of similar 21-day meditation experiences and challenges around the world. Known as “the velvet voice of stillness”, he is considered the most prolific creator of guided meditations in the world with over 1500 digital meditations and 16 albums to his credit. His meditations have received more than 25 million online streams and can be heard on Insight Timer, iTunes, Amazon, Apple Music, Hay House, GooglePlay, Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, SoundCloud, and YouTube.

Episode 5 - Vanessa Bouché

Episode 5 - Vanessa Bouché

November 10, 2021

Vanessa Bouché discusses the creation of Savhera, join us this week to hear why she decided this was something she could do.


Vanessa is a co-founder at Savhera, an essential oil start-up upsetting the aromatic industry. For 9 years Vanessa taught at Texas Christian University as a professor of Political Science. Her contributions to research in anti-trafficking include the creation of the first database tracking federal prosecutions in the United States, Human Trafficking Data.



Episode 4 - James Fitzgerald

Episode 4 - James Fitzgerald

October 27, 2021

This week's topic, Post Traumatic Growth-
“ positive life changes in personal and social characteristics (social support, philosophy of life, and so on ) following highly stressful events ”
The PTSD Workbook,  authors Mary Beth Williams & Soili Poijula 


A diagnosis of PTSD does not mean you will always feel its effects as strongly as when you first recognize them. In this episode James (Jim) Fitzgerald talks candidly about living with someone (me) who suffers from PTSD and how making time for working through your struggles can make a difference in your life and the lives of those you love.



Episode 3 - Melissa Holman, RA - Lemon Balm Coaching

Episode 3 - Melissa Holman, RA - Lemon Balm Coaching

October 20, 2021

Welcome! Please join my discussion with Melissa Holman, RA, on aromatherapy as part of integrated health for trauma and mental health issues. Expect rich testimony from the guest and me; your hostess Amanda May-Fitzgerald, RA, is rich and dynamic. Enjoy!

More about Melissa Holman, RA at Lemon Balm Coaching.

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Episode 2 - Zeke Corley - Your Insurance Place

Episode 2 - Zeke Corley - Your Insurance Place

October 13, 2021


Please join me with this Zeke Corley of  Your Insurance Place as we discuss accessible entrepreneurship, reflecting and mentoring with other business owners,   and sharing our stories on rising above our traumas.

Thank you for tuning in!
-Amanda May-Fitzgerald, RA.

For more information about Zeke Corely please visit Your Insurance Place.

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Episode 1 - Introduction Of Something I Can Do Podcast Series

Episode 1 - Introduction Of Something I Can Do Podcast Series

October 6, 2021

Episode one - An explanatory episode introducing folks to the topic of the podcast, myself, why the podcast is important to me, and a bit about my own experience with coming to terms with PTSD.

In conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Week, Oct. 4th-10th 2021, in this introductory episode host, Amanda May-Fitzgerald, RA, talks candidly about her own struggles living with CPTSD. Trigger warning: please listen with caution and respect for your own mental health. The topic may not be suitable for children under the age of 18.

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