1. Episode #308: How Dogs Help Their Men Transform Stress into Peace with Michael Overlie Cheryl Ilov 1:02:53

Michael Overlie is a Canine-Partnered Energy Coach who helps dogs, and their men transform stress into peace by using his signature D.O.G. method. He is the author of the book titled “Let Your Dog Lead: Musings on how to Create an Exceptional Life,” and co-author of “The Change17: Insights Into Self-Empowerment.”

He is also the founder of the non-profit called “Save Two,” which focuses on saving lives at both ends of the leash. Michael shares his personal story of how his own dog literally saved his life at a young age when his father abruptly left his family, leaving them to fend for themselves. Looking back, he realized that his dogs have always been a huge part of his life and how he has always had a special bond with them.

Michael also explains the importance of the relationship between men and their dogs, and how often times their dog is their primary source of support and understanding. As a coach, Michael funnels this relationship to help men through their healing journey, regardless of what it may be.

He shares how his own healing journey shaped his desire and his passion to help others, which inspired him to start his non-profit program, and how he is building a strong community and network reaching with other like-minded non-profits and organizations.  

Download this enlightening, informative, and very entertaining episode to hear Michael’s story along with his fantastic sense of humor, and discover how dogs can help all of us transform our stress into peace.     





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.