1. Teatime with Miss Liz T-E-A Open Discussion with Richard Kaufman "Miss Liz" Elizabeth Jean Olivia Gagnon Women Making a Difference with One Cup 1:00:18

Teatime with Miss Liz February 1st, 3 pm EST. Coming to the table and bringing an empowering personal story of Overcoming Addictions is Richard Kaufman from Vertical Momentum Resiliency PodcastLive streaming to multiple platforms and podcasts, apps, and stations across the globe. Join us for the live-stream show on my YouTube channel. Please give it a subscribe and join us with your questions, comments and support and let’s make a difference together. https://youtube.com/@misslizsteatimes?si=S8HMdUaZsSdUNQTfRichard Kaufman originally hails from Belleville, NJ. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1986-1988. Richard had a temporary break in service, he continued to serve in the Army National Guard from 1991-2012 in the following states, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. One of the missions of his unit was to support Operation Enduring Freedom. Richard was medically retired after 23 years of service. During his career, Richard had three Military Occupational Specialties. He served as a 19K (Ml Armor Crewman), 19D (Calvary Scout), and an 11B (Infantryman). As an MI Crewman, Rich worked as part of a team to operate armoured equipment and fire weapons to destroy enemy positions. He operated tanks and amphibious assault vehicles to engage and destroy the enemy. As a Calvary Scout, he would lead platoon reconnaissance and security missions. As an Infantryman, Rich led infantry teams in military operations, providing tactical and technical guidance to subordinates and professional support to superiors and subordinates in accomplishing their duties. Richard left the military at the rank of Sergeant. Richard worked for three decades in his civilian career at GNC (General Nutrition Center). Like most veterans, Rich worked his way up at the company. He has always been passionate about helping people and fitness. He started as a salesperson, assisting customers in recommending products for various health and fitness calls. Through hard work and perseverance, Rich was promoted to General Manager at GNC in Hackensack for several years. Rich was responsible for assisting customers in finding the right supplements for their needs and worked closely with new customers to help them understand the importance of supplements. Like many other veterans, Rich is no stranger to some of the struggles experienced by veterans who have served. He has had his struggles with substance abuse addiction, traumatic brain injury, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Recently, Rich celebrated 32 years of sobriety. Having come back from drug addiction, alcoholism, and homelessness, he now helps people struggling with depression or any other health fitness or addiction-related issues. Recently, he suffered a minor setback with his sight and became partially blind. He did not let that situation slow him down as he dedicated himself to other ventures. In the community, Rich is known as “The Comeback Coach”. Rich also authorizes A Hero’s Journey From Darkness to Light. He also hosts the 8″ most listened to veteran podcast online, Success Your Why, Powers Your How. He interviews many guests from business leaders, entrepreneurs, and other prominent figures to talk about their unique journeys and struggles there. He is pushing the #todayldecide campaign, which focuses on assisting people with mental health struggles. Rich is married to his lovely wife, Michele and has three kids: Sean, 18; Liam, 16; and Linda Lee, 8. He resides in North Arlington, NJ. Richard, thank you for your service to our country and your continued service to others!#misslizteatime#teatimewithmissliz#personalstories#personalgrowth#veteran#addiction#podcastlife#podcasting#podcastshow#WellnessJourney#coaching#military#mentalhealth#mentalhealthawareness#servicetoothers#liveshow#LiveStreaming#joinus#LikeFollowShare

Elizabeth Jean Olivia Gagnon, is an established Best Selling International CoAuthor, Self published International Author, International Keynote Speaker, Founder/Creator of Miss Liz Teatime and Parties, Global Peace Challenge 2020 Ambassador for Canada 🇨🇦 Former International Secretary Human Rights and Social Justice Federation, Former Director Rape Violence Atrocities Against Women AHRI, Former International Rotary Club for Great Britain and Ireland Member for Peace Envoy and Chairman for Gender Equality,Ambassador for Commonwealth Entrepreneurs Club, Radio Host, Podcast Host, Influencer, Mentor, Advocate and Change Maker for mental health,abuse, grief and peace for humanity.

She is the Founder/Creator of Miss Liz’s Tea Parties/Teatimes and Host of Teatime with Miss Liz Making a Difference One Cup at a Time.

She is a survivor of extreme abuse and a flower toward humanity. As she makes big changes in the world by creating magical events where people come together to share their stories of trauma and triumph, still she pushes through the pain.

She is also the Founder/Creator of the “TeaBag Story Award.”