"I almost lost my life" I had to pivot.
In this episode Brittany has a conversation with Podcast Producer Portia Booker about pivoting and the grief that occurs as a result of the pivot. The conversation went deep into grief and how grief impacts our lives and careers. Portia shares her story of going from a TV Producer for a major network into entrepreneur and the grief that occurred as a result of it.
Portia Booker, better known as Portia the Producer, is an Award-Winning Journalist, Storyteller, and Podcaster from Cleveland, Ohio. She is the host of Groove with Portia Talk Radio Show and Podcast which airs every Wednesday on WOVU (95.9 FM) to over 90,000 listeners locally. Portia's show features guests who have turned adverse circumstances in their lives into an opportunity. She is also the host on the Soulful Conversations Podcast with Dawn Airhart Witte and Natashah Khan. Portia is the author of Finding Grace within Grief: Her Transition...My Transformation, a personal narrative on how to see the benefits held within the grief process instead of the societal narrative of holding a heavy deficit. Aside from her own book, she is a contributing author in Believe: A Collection of Faith, Hope and Love by Dawn Airhart Witte. Portia is passionate about mental wellness and changing the narrative after dealing with her own struggles of depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. Being prescription medication free for four years, she believes the power of storytelling can help with overcoming mental wellness obstacles. When Portia is away from hosting Groove with Portia, she can be found coaching new or veteran podcasters, attending concerts or festivals, taking photos, listening to audiobooks, visiting museums, hitting the road for a road trip, and walking her furry companion Mr. Fletcher Blaze.
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