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Wellspring’s Podcast: Springboard

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Springboard: Sparking Real Conversations, a Podcast by Wellspring. Join us and learn the answers to questions you didn’t know you had about relationships. Or things you may have wondered about but were too afraid to ask!

We take a dive deep into uncharted waters and talk about defining your own relationships. Springboard offers a safe space to explore murky topics and jump into the conversations we sometimes avoid so we can grow together.

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Episode 12: She Said #MeToo

Have you heard the big news? We’re bringing Megan Twohey, NY Times investigative journalist and co-author of ‘She Said’ to Skidmore! In this episode we’re talking about the stigma surrounding sexual assault, victim blaming and settlements as we prep for the big night with Megan.


Episode 11: Let’s Talk About Sex – Part 2

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we are bringing it back to our first ever episode of Springboard!

In our first podcast episode, we sat down with Wellspring staff to chat about the importance of tackling the tough topics of sex and consent.

In our newest episode, Let’s Talk About Sex: Part 2, we discuss how you can wade through the discomfort and put these tricky conversations into practice.

Episode 10: Unmasking in the Mirror

In this episode, we talk with Shana Gourdine, author, speaker and abuse survivor on how she launched her career in empowering people to learn their true self regardless of their past. 

Episode 9: Food for Thought

In this episode, we talk with Integrative and Functional Nutritionist, Mary Beth McCue, on how food sustains, rebuilds and renews the body, wading through some habits that can support mind-body health – especially after trauma. 

Episode 8: Raising the Bar

In this episode, we talk with Men with Wellspring volunteer, Sholom, on the group’s “Raising the Bar” coaster initiative and the ripple effect it created. 

Episode 7: Women in Leadership

In this episode, we wade through some of the obstacles women face when advancing in their careers and some ways these Elks members were able to break through barriers to become women in leadership.

Episode 6: Building a Financial Foundation

In this episode we submerge ourselves in the basics of money management and get some tips on how to avoid drowning in debt.

Episode 5: Supporting Students Beyond the Classroom

In this episode, we take a plunge into high school health class discussing all things consent, healthy relationships, and boundaries.

Episode 4: Creative Exploration

In this episode, we sit down with C.R.E.A.T.E. Community Studios’ founders Heather Hutchinson and Julie Lewis to discuss how creative expression is an invaluable tool when on the healing journey.

Episode 3: Brewing Bravery

In this episode, we speak with Megan Veltman of Indian Ladder Farms Cidery and Brewery about how one social media post led to a global collaboration within the craft brewing industry. Focusing on providing inclusive and safe environments, the cidery and brewery along with Unified Beerworks and Bound by Fate Brewing brought “Brave Noise” to the Saratoga County community.

Episode 2: Hope Around the Holidays

The holidays can be a difficult time for some. In this episode we invite a former Wellspring employee to give her rendition of a client story inspired by the types of things we hear. We are hoping her story can be one of inspiration. Happy Holidays from the Wellspring team to you and yours.

Episode 1: Let’s Talk About Sex

Ohhhh the taboo topic everyone avoids; the birds and the bees conversations parents cringe through and the chats that bring on some serious blushing. But why are we so uncomfortable talking about sex? In this episode we are going to dive in to the importance of chugging through the discomfort and some ways you can approach the subject with the people in your life who need to hear it most.

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