Ruthless Compassion with Dr. Marcia Sirota

DrMarciaSirotaPortraitRuthless Compassion with Dr. Marcia Sirota is a series that will uplift you and empower you to be your best self and live your best life.

The philosophy of Ruthless Compassion offers clarity, courage and loving-kindness, making it easier for you to pursue your dreams. Ruthless Compassion helps you to face yourself, other people and the world with honesty and empathy, so that your choices are always reality-based, heart-felt, and moving you in the right direction.

In this podcast series, we’ll interview authors and experts from a wide variety of fields, engaging in edgy, entertaining and inspiring discussions filled with personal anecdotes, wisdom gained from experience and compelling calls to action. We’ll explore topics such as “being a warrior,” letting go of people-pleasing, healing your body and your heart, overcoming obstacles to success, being more deeply connected to others, bouncing back from adversity and finding your path to happiness. We’ll offer concrete tips and strategies to help you positively transform your life.

Episode 18

Holly Bertone – Breast cancer survivor and founder of Pink Fortitude

Holly Bertone discusses being a breast cancer survivor and is the founder of Pink Fortitude For more, click here.     Holly Bertone, CNHP, PMP, is an author, blogger, healthy living advocate, and breast cancer and Hashimoto’s survivor. She is the President and CEO of Pink Fortitude, LLC. Holly is a Certified...

Episode 17

Amie Valpone – Overcoming illness with an anti-inflammatory diet

Amie Valpone discusses overcoming illness with an anti-inflammatory diet. For more, click here.     Cheryl Costello is the force behind,, and the soon launching but is far more than the one who finds hearts in our communities,...

Episode 16

Dr. Maryska Taylor – Letting go of people pleasing and finding self-love and healing

Dr. Maryska Taylor discusses healing the whole person with love. For more, click here.     Dr. Maryska Taylor, ND is a highly sought after Naturopathic Doctor in Toronto, whose mission it is to help women emerge into their authentic selves, love themselves and heal themselves so they can do what they are meant...

Episode 15

Jon Westenberg – Embracing your creative weirdo
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Jon Westenberg talks about unleashing your inner creative weirdo. For more, click here.     Jon Westenberg has built a career as one of the leading bloggers on creativity. He guides hundreds of thousands of writers, founders and artists through building businesses, becoming freelances and embracing their creative...

Episode 14

Deb Crowe – Finding the ideal work/life balance

Work/Life balance expert Deb Crowe talks about how to create the perfect balance between personal and professional life. For more, click here. "Work Life Balance is not a trend, it's a lifestyle" - Deborah Crowe - As the CEO of a successful medical case management practice for 23 years, I recognized the growing need for further...

Episode 13

Cheryl Costello – The courage to be real

LGTBQ Activist and writer, Cheryl Costello discusses the challenges she has faced in life and how they have inspired to live with more love and to help others do the same. For more, click here.     Cheryl Costello is the force behind,,

Episode 12

Lisa Ann Marchesi – Cooking up great things & creating the life you’re meant to live

Home cook, businesswoman and entrepreneur, Lisa Ann Marchesi discusses following your dreams, right to the MasterChef kitchen. For more, click here.     Lisa Ann Marchesi was born into a family of Sicilian roots and started cooking in the kitchen at a very young age. She derived her culinary skills from her...

Episode 11

Lisa Berry – Opening your mind to new possibilities
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Coach and mindset-makeover expert, Lisa Berry, discusses how you can shift your mindset to embrace new and wonderful possibilities for a healthier, happier and more loving future. For more, click here.     Lisa Berry is an expert in breathing life into the dreams of those wanting to live vibrantly, energetically,...

Episode 10

Michael Ballard – Bouncing back from adversity and finding your flow
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Positive outcomes specialist, Michael Ballard, shares humourous stories about bouncing back from adversity and finding your flow. For more, click here. [caption id="attachment_2293" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Michael Ballard[/caption] Michael specializes in developing and delivering programs that help people, organizations...

Episode 9

Gillian B – Being your very best through yoga and self-care.

Self-care teacher, Gillian B, is interviewed about being your very best through yoga and self-care. For more, click here. Gillian is a self-care teacher, helping to empower people to take responsibility for their experience and create a better life. She shares her message of holistic health, yoga and self-love through coaching,...

Marcia's practice is currently full and she is not taking new patients. You are welcome to ask questions but she cannot give medical advice online.