Southington Citizen, Jan. 4, 2019

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Thursday Party Bridge

Party Bridge, at the Calendar House Senior Center, is scheduled for Thursdays, 1 to 3:15 p.m. Southington residents are welcome. Bridge lessons also will be offered. All level of ability is welcome. Sign up at the Senior Center. For more information, contact Kathie Connolly at 860-621-4663.

Educator offers podcast on wellness topics By Terry Sutton Special to The Citizen

Podcasts are popular and interest in this entertaining talk show format is growing. Many celebrities have jumped into the mix — personalities such as Shaquille O’Neal, Snoop Dogg, Macaulay Culkin, Alec Baldwin and Lena Dunham all host shows and often feature

special guests. Segments cover a wide range of topics. and can be downloaded or streamed from internet sites. One podcast attracting listeners is produced by Cheshire resident Diana Fuller. Her podcast is named Watered Grass and it is in its second season. She hosts the show and brings on a variety of guests. Episodes revolve around personal health and the topics range from reiki, to yoga with baby goats to Diana Fuller. methods that help people deal with emotional trauhe was in prison suffering mas. from several types of addicHer podcast title “came from tions and used various sound therapies to rid himthe phrase the grass is greenest where you water it,” self of those issues. He wanted to help others underFuller said. “I believe all people are capable of happi- stand his practice and achieve the same sort of reness; what it takes to get sults. there is different for each person. That’s why my podAnother podcast featured a cast examines so many difguest who talked about how ferent modalities of health she survived a suicide atand wellness.” tempt and with the help of On her podcast, Fuller often yoga is able to successfully manage her mental wellness discusses mental wellness and now can teach others and how people can imhow to do the same. prove it. Many guests relay how various natural treatFuller said, “As someone ments improved their lives who has previously been diand in some cases saved it. agnosed with depression One podcast guest revealed and anxiety, I reflected on

my own path to wellness and the amount of work that goes into it. When I found what worked for me, I wanted to help others do the same.” The podcasts are available on Spotify, Apple iTunes and Google Play as well as on her website. The website also offers written commentary about the various podcast topics along with comments from listeners. While the podcast at this point doesn’t make money, it is a labor of love for the Connecticut native. “My favorite part of my podSee Podcast, A11



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