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 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
Lisa Berry

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
Michael Ballard

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,...

Episode 8

Dr David Brady – Empowering you to heal your Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Syndrome
Dr. David Brady

Dr. David Brady discusses how you can become empowered to heal your Fibromyalgia or Chronic Pain Syndrome. Listen here. Dr. David M. Brady has over 25-years of experience as an integrative practitioner and academic. He is a licensed naturopathic medical physician in Connecticut and Vermont and a board certified clinical nutritionist....

Episode 7

David Hopkins: The end of literacy and the fall of American Civilization

David Hopkins explores explores the topic of learning, is so important today because it helps us have more empathy for others. Listen here. David Hopkins is a writer. His work includes the short story collection We Miss All the Great Parties and the burlesque memoir The Wild and Wayward Tales of Tammi True. David has been...

Episode 6

Carol Schulte – How you can be the very best version of yourself

Carol Schulte shares her story and discusses how you can be the very best version of yourself. Listen here. International speaker, personal development trainer and certified coach, Carol is on a mission to empower people to live BIG lives (how many folks can say they’ve lived in an Ashram, shaved their head, or bungee jumped...

Episode 05

Dr. Marc DuPere: Cosmetic surgery can change your body, but can it heal your heart?
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Dr. Marc DuPere talks about body dysmorphic disorder and the role of cosmetic surgery in personal transformation. Listen here. Long before joining the ranks of Toronto plastic surgeons, Dr. Marc DuPéré was trained in Montréal at the prestigious McGill University Faculty of Medicine from 1991 to 1996 where he was, notably,...

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.