Episode #66: Self Help: The Dark Underbelly of the Wellness Industry, Part 2 of 3 w/ Laura Tucker

9 perfect strangers, activism, activist, antivax, authentic storytelling, authenticity, Beyond Picket Fences, bpfences, charismatic leader, conscious self care, cult dynamics, dark side of enlightenment, Free Your Inner Guru, guru, InternationalWomensPodcastAwards, James Ray, James Shore, jamesarthurray, Kirby Brown, Laura Tucker, Liz Newman, Mandi Benecke, Naomi Marquez, Nine Perfect Strangers, sedona sweat lodge, self help, self help industry, Spiritual Warrior, storytelling podcast, thatsweatlodge, the secret, The UnXplained, true stories, vulnerability, vulnerable, women empowerment, women helping womenLaura Tucker is the host of the Free Your Inner Guru® Podcast, photographer, writer, and recovering coach. Laura survived the 2009 fatal “sweat lodge” at a self-help retreat in Sedona. You may recognize her from Enlighten Us, a CNN Films/Netflix documentary about the self-help industry, and the Wondery Podcast Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment. She has also appeared on CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin and William Shatner’s The UnXplained.
A creative at heart, Laura likes to explore, figure things out, create stunning visuals, and nuanced conversations.
As an insight-provoking leader and speaker, Laura has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and business leaders become more self-aware so they can lead more intuitively. She is a former high school teacher, trainer, sales professional, multi entrepreneur, consultant, and leadership coach.
Laura shares personal writing and nature-inspired photography at lauratucker.com.
Free Your Inner Guru® podcast episodes are released bi-weekly at freeyourinnerguru.com
Find Laura Tucker on Instagram @freeyourinnerguru
Check out the first episode in this 3 part series with Laura Tucker by clicking here: Episode #65: Self Help: “That Sweat Lodge,” Part 1 of 3 w/ Laura Tucker
Show Mentions:
Documentary: Enlighten Us: The Rise and Fall of James Arthur Ray
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