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SoulTalk with Kute Blackson

Nov 22, 2023

How to create a life full of love and hope?

In this week’s special episode of The SoulTalk Podcast, I had the privilege to have Dr. Gladys McGarey as my guest ~ a remarkable 102-year-old doctor and the mother of holistic medicine; Co-founder of the American Holistic Medical Association; and a best-selling author; who shares her life-changing secrets for joy, vitality, and purpose.

In her book, “The Well-Lived Life,” she reveals actionable secrets to a long, happy, and purpose-driven life. She takes us through her holistic medical journey, highlighting the significance of embracing life’s energy, discovering one’s purpose, and effectively navigating challenges.

Tune in for some practical wisdom and inspiration for love, family, relationships, and career, and learn how Dr. Gladys advocates for a holistic approach to spiritual, mental, and physical aspects of life. If you’re seeking guidance for living a well-lived, long life, this episode is for you!


  • 0:53 - Guest intro.
  • 3:03 - Dr. Glady’s journey in holistic medicine.
  • 5:54 - Is there a physician within us?
  • 9:01 - What is the main purpose of medicine?
  • 9:46 - The importance of having a purpose in life.
  • 20:28 - What diet is best to have a long life?
  • 23:59 - Dr. Glady’s definition of life and pain.
  • 35:10 - What does it take to be a parent?
  • 48:56 - Dr. Glady’s top 3 life lessons.

Some questions I ask:

  • What are the life-changing secrets to living 102 years on Earth?
  • What is the physician with us, and why are many of us in modern culture sick?
  • Can thoughts alone cure diseases?
  • How does diet play in health and wellness?
  • What does it take to be a good parent?
  • Is it possible to transcend love despite physical distances and boundaries?

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Dr. Gladys’ centenarian journey to holistic medicine.
  • 5 Ls to a well-lived life.
  • The importance of having the right mindset.
  • How to celebrate achievements in life experiences.
  • Practical tips for parenting and living a long life.
  • Dr. Gladys’ top 3 life lessons.

Get in Touch:

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       Get a copy of her book, The Well-Lived Life:

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