1. Bonus Episode #4: The Art of Compassion with Cheryl Nifoussi Cheryl Ilov 45:34

Cheryl Nifoussi is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is also certified in psychoanalysis as well as marriage and family therapy. She is also the author of the newly released book “Feelings Are Friends,” a book focused on school age children and their care givers which teaches kids compassion, problem solving, and decision making.

This beautifully illustrated and informative book is written from a child’s point of view. Cheryl explains her writing process, the lessons in each one of the chapters, and how this book is a legacy and her way of honoring a beloved friend and mentor.

Download this episode to hear Cheryl’s story and learn how you can practice the art of compassion.


Cheryl Ilov is an author, speaker, dancer, martial artist, and physical therapist. She is also a former chronic pain patient who began a journey of self-discovery and self-healing after her medical team informed her that she would never recover. They were wrong.

Cheryl fired her medical team and found her own path to health and healing, as well as a journey of life-long learning. Her areas of expertise include the art of healing through movement, personal empowerment, and fitness over fifty. She is also the host of The FemiNinja Project podcast, which focuses on overcoming obstacles, personal empowerment, restoring human dignity, and alternative health and healing.