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CRACKED! The Podcast


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Meet Your Hosts

Rebecca Schaper

Rebecca Schaper is an author, filmmaker, philanthropist, and mental health advocate. She is co-producer/director of the award-winning documentary, A Sister’s Call, which chronicles her mission to bring her brother Call Richmond Jr. back from the depths of homelessness and schizophrenia while seeking ways to heal herself and her family from the past, and author of The Light in His Soul: Lessons from My Brother’s Schizophrenia.

Rebecca makes frequent public and media appearances as a spokesperson for mental-health awareness and spiritual development. 

Sandie Sedgbeer

SANDIE SEDGBEER is a journalist, author, broadcaster, and Talk TV/Radio Show host with more than 30 years’ experience in the media.  

She is the author of six successful non-fiction books, founder and Editor-in-Chief of three leading-edge new thought magazines, and the founder of the No BS Spiritual Book Club.


mental health isn’t something that applies to just some of us—it applies to all of us.

Stress, grief, loss, worry, bereavement, health challenges, and periods of uncertainty are inevitable life experiences that can tip the scales at any time, throwing any one of us off-balance.

At times like these, some areas of life and living can feel challenging.

The fact is… we’re all susceptible to anxiety, depression, grief, and irrational behaviors at times—they’re all part of the human condition.

We’re all cracked, and that’s not such a bad thing. For it’s when the cracks appear that we open ourselves up to change, growth, and new beginnings.

Join us live for the inaugural edition at 9am PT/12 noon ET/6pm UTC on Thursday, January 7, 2021


EPISODE 1 – January 7 2021

Slay Your Dragons with Compassion: 10 Ways to Thrive & Find Passion, Purpose & Meaning in Life Even When It Feels Impossible with psychotherapist Malcolm Stern, co-founder of the world-renowned Alternatives venue in London.

EPISODE 2 – January 21 2021

Breaking Free from Stress and Depression with Natural, Non-Drug Approaches with world-renowned authority on natural medicine, Michael Murray ND., author of multiple books best-selling books including The Longevity Matrix.  

EPISODE 3 – February 4, 2021

Former Washington Post Reporter, award-winning journalist, best-selling author,  “Mental Wellness Warrior,”  and Pulitzer Prize finalist Pete Earley, shares insights from his book CRAZY – A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness.

EPISODE 4 – February 18 2021

Award-winning psychiatrist, academic, writer, and Open Dialogue trainer, Dr. Russell Razzaque, author of  Breaking Down Is Waking Up – Why  Mental Health Can Be a Form of Spiritual Awakening,  shares new insights on mental health.

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1st and 3rd Thursday of the month | @ 12 noon ET/9am PT/5pm UTC

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