Don’t trash that! Repair it!! The Right to Repair movement is growing across the continents. What do you do with broken items around your residence? Kaz and Dan of Victoria, Australia have years of experience tinkering in their shed fixing and mending items. They are now repairing your items at Repair Cafes around Melbourne and other areas in the state of Victoria.
She was homeless once. Today she is A Rose Called Candace. Solo performer Candace Nicholas -Lippman struggles with a dysfunctional upbringing. As an adult she struggled with being homeless. She says that her struggles are her strength in standing up for social justice. Today she is a writer and a performer. Being a victim is not how she wants to come across in her solo story-telling performances. Candace wants to inspire you a... Read more
Magic Words? Who doesn't love magic? Magic Words! Actress, script writer and copyright entrepreneur Kelsey Formost shares her innate interest in helping you tell your own story.
What worries YOU? Kurt Polzin humanizes the world of oceanography. “I worry obsessively on whether or not a multi-million dollar instrument is going to come back from the depths of the ocean or not. When it doesn’t come back, I find myself worrying and sitting there on a boat. I listen to its ping and I know where it is more or less.”
Australian Oceanographer Helen Phillips, PhD was a quiet, introverted drifter growing up. She was comfortable in math and science because she was judged on the exactness, the preciseness of her answers. Her research is on the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Helen explains her research and the instruments she uses. She also remarks on climate change and ways that she is trying to bring science findings to the public.
Nigerian resident, Huwa, performs Spoken Word. She talks about living in a third world country - Nigeria - where life is grand despite limited choices. Poems in Spoken Word frequently refer to issues of social justice, politics, race, and community. Huwa says to live your dreams even if you are in an environment where things are limited but you have a choice to invest time and energy into your craft.
“The polar bear must have heard me snoring and he put his paw on my head and my shoulder…” Jack and Steve of Akook Arctic Adventures and Left Eye Productions are polar bear guides in Kaktovik Alaska. They put the polar bears at the forefront for tourists through education, sightings, and respect for the great white spirit bear. On this podcast they share their own adventures of living in the Arctic which is Heaven and Hell all in... Read more
Do you want to learn how to listen to your body? Maybe you want habits that will transform you! Learn how Satisfaction Life Coach Kyra King can help you. Life Coach Kyra King is the mother of two children. She is a single mom coming out of a relationship but she learned how to cleanse and re-program her body and mind. She transformed herself by getting present with the moment. During her transformation she discovered her talent i... Read more
Kyla and Britney are two human beings coming together at the most human level possible. They share a close friendship with each other. Kyla and Mark could no longer have children but through gestational surrogacy Britney carried Kyla’s and Mark’s son to term. People are angels in different ways. Britney is Kyla’s angel on earth. This is Britney’s and Kyla’s incredible journey.
Victoria Sanchez reflects on motherhood to her five children. She reflects on happy memories and the wonderful adventures the family experienced. Her husband says that she makes sacrifices for the family with ‘angelic devotion.’ Building community and philanthropy are important to Victoria and she instilled these values into her children. Love for family and devotion to family are key to success. Her marriage of over 61 year... Read more
Dancers share their thoughts on the inspiration of dance. When in doubt, dance it out. Dancing brings you into a new world. Dance has no boundaries and no negatives through expression. Hearing yourself tap is pretty cool. Choreography is putting on stage what has been going inside my head. Dance is a motivation to approaching life.
Dancer Kathie Fishback Anthony enjoyed a professional career in California. Some of her performances include The Carol Burnett Show and The Dean Martin Show. She also toured with Sammy Davis, Jr. Kathie finds joy in the world of dance. As director of a dance studio Kathie continues to be a positive imprint to dancers. Raquel Miera whom is also featured on this episode is a 22 year old dancer and bio medical engineer. Dance ins... Read more
Matt Bracken is a young senior editor for a Washington, D.C. based publication. He also volunteers with Reading Partners as a literacy tutor for struggling readers. His positive imprint is impressive as he chooses to help students succeed at a school that needs his services but is located a long distance from his own community. He says, “I am lucky and I think other people should be as lucky to be able to see a place that does n... Read more
Ten year old GLOBAL environmental activist Lilly Platt is taking an active role in seeking political action against global warming and against plastics. She is a youth ambassador of plastic pollution coalition. One day I was walking with my grandfather. I think I was eight. Maybe younger. There was something plastic on the ground and I picked it up. My grandpa told me that the plastic will make its way to the ocean over here i... Read more
Father Ray Kelly had no desire to sing in front of Britain's Got Talent, Simon Cowell but he went for it! His audition is memorable. Father belted R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts" song with emotion. He shares his experiences on this podcast episode. Today he continues to serve Ireland. Listen to Part Two of this episode now.. Don’t forget to listen to Part One!
Fr. Ray Kelly humanizes his journey into the priesthood. He had a great Civil Service job and money in his pocket. What inspired him to give it all up? Father sang for Pope John Paul II and Father also formed a band. He continues to serve Ireland as a Catholic priest. His singing sensation was Hallelujah at a wedding and his Everybody Hurts memorable audition on Britain’s Got Talent. Listen to Part One of this episode.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. I Didn’t suffer in silence. I dealt with my PTSD through writing. US Federal CID Agent Stuart L. Scott turns experiences into a romance novel and a humorous compilation of short stories. My experiences are woven into my fiction books. My writing is my legacy. ‘Prisoners of War’ and short-stories book, ‘Gritty, Grisly and Greedy Stories Inspired By True Crooks and Crimes From My 28 Years As A Fed.... Read more
Eva Holland is a free-lance writer for Outside magazine. She also does work for National Geographic and other publications. She write stories that will have some meaning for people but the stories don't have to be super serious because there's something fun in reading about schlepping across the sea ice. Island Medicine Physician’s Assistant Kayla is inspired by the starfish story. Kayla is a medical provider in rural Alaska. Th... Read more
Becoming vegan is a choice I am able to make. In the past, people in Czech Republic couldn't really make those choices because of the scarcity of so many things but today we have developed a very competitive country. The old regime is recent and people still remember that and so whenever there are ways or rules that seem impossible we will find a way through it. We have the freedom to study and the freedom to travel. Being a ... Read more
We can't control nature but we can control the actions that we take in a natural disaster. Every situation that we deal with a homeowner or school child or whatever it is those situations are each heart-wrenching and they are beautiful and you walk away feeling on top of the world when you hear the words ‘thank you’ because I don't think you will ever hear a thank you that means as much as that does. I want to encourage anybody wh... Read more