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The Game Changer Podcast

Mar 28, 2016

Brenda Adelman received a best actor award from Zaki Gordan Institute for “Daddy’s Girl,” a short film based on her one-woman show, My Brooklyn Hamlet: A Meshugenah True Story.

She’s performed MBH at The New End Theatre in London, The Jewish Ensemble Theatre in Michigan, Celebration Theatre in Los Angeles, The Marsh, San Francisco, for Coalitions against Domestic Violence in NY, AZ and NM, for women prisoners in Los Angeles.  She is the recipient of a Hero of Forgiveness award from The Hawaii International Forgiveness Project and has been interviewed on Fox TV morning news and NPR.

Spring. What comes to mind when you read that word? Is it growth and new opportunity?  Is it emerging from the hibernation of winter and thinking about what we may have unnecessarily gathered over the past several months?  Hopefully you have heard that we are in the second week of a four part series devoted to all things related to “spring cleaning.”  And while most associate this to literally cleaning your house, I am talking about your philosophical house.  What negative thoughts are stuck like thick tar in the attic of our mind; to the Pandora’s Box of emotions we have methodically packed down in the basement of our soul?

These negative thoughts, emotions, and feelings, not only take up space that could otherwise be devoted to moving more freely in a positive direction, but they also take energy to maintain.  In today’s episode of The Game Changer Podcast, I speak with Brenda Adelman of Freedom and Forgiveness, who has had to come to grips with this topic in a way that most of us cannot begin to imagine.   You see, her father shot her mother, killing her, then went on to marry her mother’s sister.  (Like I said, something most of us can’t begin to imagine.)


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Best Advice: Extreme self-care and self-love.  Notice the self judgement, and forgive yourself for whatever judgement you hold against yourself.


What you believe to be true: We are all reflections of each other.