Ivy Tobin: THE SOCIETY FOR RECOVERING DOORMATS
Hear Author & Founder of The Society For Recovering Doormats Ivy Tobin talk about how she transformed from being a ‘people-pleaser’ who was a human doormat into an empowered woman with a voice and a mission to help others also get ‘off the floor’ and learn to love themselves.
About Ivy Tobin
Founder of The Society for Recovering Doormats, Ivy Tobin represents every person who has learned to be small & later discovered their value. A living testament of hope, Ivy demonstrates that it is indeed possible to find your voice, “get off the floor” and embrace your own uniqueness.
First an ACTOR
Starting her career as an actor in New York City, Ivy Tobin achieved near fame appearing in multiple films and television series including One Life to Live, Another World, Spin City, The Secret of my Success, Texas, A Stranger Among Us, and The Quiz Show.
“Rose Gardner” is Born
After spending years as a struggling scriptwriter, playwright, songwriter and poet often writing under the name of her alter ego, “Rose Gardner,” Ivy discovered that she herself had been living her life “on the floor” as a doormat. In her recovery from that way of life, she was inspired to empower her fictionalized persona (and her readers) in her newest Rose Gardner endeavor, My Life as a Doormat, which began to create a life of its own.
It’s 1980. Naïve and fresh out of college Rose moves to Manhattan against her parents’ wishes to pursue an acting career. Anxiety-ridden and insecure, Rose fights to maintain her sanity, while establishing herself as an actress and coping with bad relationships, unpredictable roommates, bad decisions, bad jobs, and bad friends.
If you are a ‘people pleaser’ or ever feel like life, work or family is overwhelming doesn’t always go as planned following the adventures of Rose Gardner will not only make you feel less alone, but will also inspire you in your journey of empowerment to find your voice and discover how you too can get “off the floor.”
The Society for Recovering Doormats
Ivy began her successful daily blog as Rose Gardner on her Facebook Page for The Society for Recovering Doormats as well as on her blog. On both her blog and her Facebook Page, Rose offers advice and encouragement for those uncomfortable standing up for themselves and speaking out. Since its launch, The Society has developed a life of its own with a vision that parallels the #MeToo and Women’s March Movements.
More Recovering Doormat Resources to Come
Ivy relocated from Manhattan and now lives on the West Coast of Florida, with her husband, daughter, and two cats. In her spare time, she volunteers with several local charities and enjoys walking and writing at the beach. Currently she is working on a sequel to My Life as a Doormat entitled Not Just My Mother’s Daughter. Also in the works is a on-line companion workbook “Off the Floor” to compliment her FB page and blog. Off the Floor will help followers of her empowerment sites to stand up and speak out and will be available on-line early spring.
If you would like to learn more about Ivy Tobin:
Recent & Upcoming Shows:
June 7, 2018: Sharkie Zartman – EMPOWERED AGING (LISTEN LIVE)
July 12, 2018: Dr. David Miller – CLEARING THE AIR: WHAT YOUR FARTS ARE TELLING YOU (LISTEN LIVE)
August 9, 2018: Rick Shapiro – HOW LATE-STAGE CANCER PATIENTS BEAT THE ODDS (LISTEN LIVE)
September 13, 2018: Nadine Grzeskowiak – THE GLUTEN-FREE RN UPDATE (LISTEN LIVE)
October 11, 2018: Andrew Lopez – TOXIN-FREE GARDENING & PEST CONTROL (LISTEN LIVE)
More Exciting Guests To Look Forward To…
Robyn McCord O’Brien – “REAL FOOD”
Drs. Karin & Rick Dina – RAW FOOD NUTRITION
Melvin Bray – STORYING INCLUSIVITY FOR KIDS
Allison Carmen – THE GIFT OF MAYBE
PODCASTS of Past Shows
1 / 1RETHINKING GLUTEN & THE GUT with Dr. Alessio Fasano, World-Renowned Celiac & Non-Celiac ResearchRETHINKING MAST CELL ACTIVATION SYNDROME with Dr. Jill Carnahan MD on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING CANCER with Functional Medicine Dr. Jill Carnahan on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING TOXIC MOLD EXPOSURE with Dr Jill Carnahan on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING MINDFUL EATING with Karen Mayo & Haely Lindau on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING SUSTAINABLE LIVING: Dr. David Boyd 'The Optimistic Environmentalist'RETHINKING WHEAT with Cyndi O'Meara on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING THE DIDGERIDOO: SLEEP APNEA, SOUND HEALING & THE DIDGEMONICA GARTNER SHARES HER INSPIRING STORY of Living with Osteogenesis Imperfecta with Dr. TheresaRETHINKING 'NATURAL DETOXIFICATION' with Dr. Jessica RenferRETHINKING SALT - Is Salt Good For You? Dr. Saul Pilar MD Shares The Truth about Salt & HealthRETHINKING EDUCATION: 'Teaching Kids with Mindfulness in Mind' & Teen HumanitarianRETHINKING TRAGEDY: "Crushed Alive: From Tragedy to Triumph"RETHINKING JOY & KINDNESS Thru Art & Urban Gardening on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING SPINAL CORD INJURY: Victim to Survivor to Thriver with Logan Seelye & Melody OwenRETHINKING THE POWER OF ART: Caprice Hogg (& Melody Owen: On Embracing Life)RETHINKING LIFE with Deanna Won on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING CELIAC DISEASE with Jules Shepard on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING CANCER: Fighting Cancer With Food | Nutritionist Haely Lindau on Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING ANOREXIA & RUNNING With Christine Blanchette#RETHINKING #VACATIONING with Marco Aguilar (& Special Guest Appearance by Kim Vopni)RETHINKING FOOD LABELING with Caroline Moassessi on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING FOOD SECURITY & FOOD SAFETY with Jane GrueberRETHINKING HAZING, SEXUAL ASSAULTS & SUBSTANCE ABUSE: Michael Ayalon on Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING SLOW FOOD & PLEASURE with Raw Food Chef James SantRETHINKING EXERCISE, AGING, MOOD & BRAIN HEALTH with Kate Maliha on the Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING PARENTING with Leeza Steindorf on The Dr. Theresa NIcassio ShowRETHINKING FOOD & FERTILITY with Dr. Lorne Brown of Acubalance on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING AUTISM: A Mother-Daughter Love StoryRETHINKING OBSTACLES - Stories of Courage on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING SELF-ESTEEM, DISORDERED EATING & THE REPLACEMENT CHILD with Dr. Barbara JaffeRETHINKING HUMAN RIGHTS with LGBTQI Advocate Michelle Emson on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING 'HONEST MEDICINE' with Julia Schopick on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING LIFELONG IINTIMACY with OB/Gyn Barb Depree MD on The Dr. Theresa NIcassio ShowRETHINKING MOOD DISORDERS with Functional Medicine Doctor Jill Carnahan MD -Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING PERFORMANCE with The Power of Food Author Adam Hart on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING COMPASSION & ANTI BULLYING on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING MOMENTS & MINDFUL LIVING with Marianne Pestana on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING SITTING DISEASE on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Show with Shirley Plant & Kim VopniRETHINKING THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET - with Dietitian Layne Lieberman on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING DEATH & DYING with Yvonne Heath on The Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING YOUR OWN BRAND OF SEXY with Dr. Susan Edelman on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING IRVIN YALOM & His Memoir 'BECOMING MYSELF' on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING GOODNESS & INTENTIONAL LIVING with Kristin Andress on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING PAIN AS TEACHER with Dr Paul Epstein on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING CHEMICAL TOXICITY with Alan Bell on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING RELATIONSHIPS with Christine and Dusty Staub on The Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING The SOCIETY FOR RECOVERING DOORMATS with Ivy Tobin on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING CANDIDA with Ricki Heller on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING GOING TO COLLEGE WITH FOOD ALLERGIES with the Gratefulfoodie Caroline Moassessi1 / 1
January 16, 2017: Kate Maliha – EXERCISE FOR HEALTHY AGING, MOOD & BRAIN HEALTH & Judy Russell – How Are The Big Toe & Kidney Connected? (LISTEN NOW)
January 23, 2017: Dr. Jill Carnahan – DOCTOR SURVIVOR: LESSONS OVERCOMING CANCER (LISTEN NOW)
February 27, 2017: Dr. Alessio Fasano – CELIAC DISEASE, GLUTEN & THE GUT (LISTEN NOW)
April 3, 2017: Michael Ayalon – POSITIVE CHANGE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES (LISTEN NOW)
September 25, 2017: Dr. Paul Epstein – ILLNESS AS OPPORTUNITY, PAIN AS TEACHER (LISTEN NOW)
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