The Dream Highway Podcast

The Dream Highway Podcast

You need fuel for your journey. You need support for your dreams. You want to get unstuck and live life to the fullest! Steve Pederson, musician, author, speaker, entrepreneur and family man hosts this weekly podcast that helps you up-level your life. Be inspired by teaching and interviews with people whose lives have been transformed. Hear the stories that have enabled them to overcome crippling obstacles and have propelled them towards their destiny. It's all about real people overcoming real odds to realize their dreams.

Episodes

April 26, 2021 24 min

This episode covers the two magical ingredients that can get you through any hurdle, obstacle, road block, or setback in life: hope and faith! 

In this episode...

  • The incredible story that inspired the song Hope and Faith
  • How to develop hope and faith in the context of your personal life and dreams
  • How to guard your hope and faith so that you don't lose your mind and give them up
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    They’re the two most powerful words in any language, and I talk about them and what they mean for your life on this episode of the Dream Highway podcast. 

  • We've all said things like, "I'm such an idiot" or "I'm so stupid". Learn why that is so unhealthy and how to change that kind of thinking at the subconscious level. 
  • Learn the difference between meditating and meditation and why that's important. 
  • Ca...
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    April 12, 2021 40 min

    "Do you find yourself counting the days until the weekend? Life doesn't have to be that way." - That's a quote from one of the books I talk about on this episode of The Dream Highway Podcast. I'm discussing three books on pursuing your dreams:

  • The Dream Giver by Bruce Wilkinson
  • Your Heart's Desire by Sonia Choquette 
  • Live What You Love by Bob and Melinda Blanchard
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    April 5, 2021 40 min

    When his dream of being a star quarter back came crashing down, he had to tackle the adversity of completely reinventing himself. Listen as former professional football player Zac Hoffman discusses his realization that leaving a legacy and making an impact were much more important to him than chasing the spotlight of stardom.

    Highlights -  

  • Played sports as a kid, always wanted to be a star quarterback, but my body didn’t line up wit...
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    March 29, 2021 40 min

    Like many of us, she thought she was invincible...until she got Lyme Disease. Listen as Transformative Emotion Healer and PhD of Natural Medicine, Abby Matzke, talks about her natural healing journey and the soul-body connection she now helps her clients make in order to get tremendous results they were otherwise unable to achieve.

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  • The source of our problems goes deeper than what we thought it was. Soc...
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    March 22, 2021 21 min

    Do you ever feel rundown, exhausted, stressed out or overwhelmed? It may be time for you to take a breather my friend. If you want some powerful ideas on how to recharge your batteries, then this is the episode for you!

    Highlights

  • If you think doing nothing by "taking a breather" sounds boring, realize that that is just a thought. It may not be your reality.
  • You have to completely detach from outcomes and be in the moment. Det...
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    She left the safety of a corporate gig in the middle of the pandemic and grew her own business to over six figures in the first six months! Listen as digital marketing expert and entrepreneur Brianca Johnson talks about her journey of breaking free from the formula of the status quo to pursue her own unique vision for her life.

    Show Highlights

  • She upended her life by moving to a city where she didn’t know anyone to pursue her career.
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    She saw a Hallmark movie and thought, “That’s the kind of life I want!” Listen as coach, motivational speaker and best-selling author Stephanie Mearse talks about her incredible journey from living next to a dumpster with a drug addicted mother to getting her masters degree, being the CEO of a company and so much more.  

    Highlights -  

  • Just because you’ve achieved one of your goals, doesn’t mean you have to stop there! 
  • We’re all in G...
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    She discovered her life’s purpose while helping other people discover theirs. Listen as life coach Claudia Flores discusses how you too can dig down deep to discover your dreams and live the life you really want to live. 

    Claudia has been a successful marketing and advertising professional for over 25  years. She has worked as a business and marketing consultant, keynote speaker and University professor.

    She then pivoted her career t...

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    She said she would never become a Christian. Listen as former atheist, new ager and food addict Keri Dunlap talks about her personal transformation when she learned how to meet God in the middle. 

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  • If you’ve ever said to yourself, “It wasn’t in God’s plan” or “This is what God gave me” or “This is my cross to bear”, there’s a lot of work that can be done in your emotional, spiritual, mental and physical systems to ...
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    February 15, 2021 40 min

    His doctor said he would never walk, and his high school principal said he wasn’t college material...but he showed them. Listen as mindset coach Paul Forchione discusses how he helps people rewrite their story so they can accomplish the impossible.

    Paul was born with cerebral palsy and it was so severe the doctor told his mom he would never be able to walk. Thank goodness for a great mindset and mom,  as they wouldn't let that b...

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    Man, he’s done it all, from serving in the Air Force to writing multiple gospel plays. Listen as military veteran and leadership coach Lee Mooring talks about making a significant difference one life at a time. 

    Highlights

  • Trauma is not just something you find in the military
  • Everyone deals with trauma, depression and anxiety
  • Why it’s so difficult to advocate for yourself 
  • You may never know the difference you can make in one person’s l...
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    February 1, 2021 38 min

    His friends got him up on stage doing comedy in front of thousands of people, getting standing ovations and opening for a major celebrity. Listen as happiness coach Greg Kettner talks about how he helps people love the work they do or find work they love. 

    Highlights

  • Hear Greg’s amazing story of being put on the spot to do a 15-minute comedy spot in front of thousands of people at a sales conference in Las Vegas - only having 5 minut...
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    January 25, 2021 37 min

    In this episode of the Dream Highway Podcast, I am answering your most pressing questions! From faith to  my musical background, From parenting to how airplanes fly, there’s a lot to cover! 

    Here are the questions I address...

  • What is the most important parenting advice you could give to fathers?
  • What got you into guitars and when?
  • How do older Christians not get stagnant in their faith?
  • Is meditation a conflict with Christianity?
  • How do...
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    After you’ve acquired all the things that society has told you you need to acquire, you may end up asking yourself the question, “What now?”. Join me for a discussion on what to do once you discover everything in your life is not bringing you the peace of mind you hoped it would. 

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    January 11, 2021 38 min

    If you’ve ever felt guilty for not giving your loved ones the attention you think they deserve, then you’re not alone. On this episode of The Dream Highway Podcast, listen as transformational life coach and mother of three girls, Denise Purdy, explains how you too can pass down messages of love, connection and positivity to the next generation. 

    Highlights

  • What happens when we suppress our desires and who we really are
  • Generational be...
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    Forget about New Year's resolutions! Today Steve Pederson has three very important questions that we owe it to ourselves to ask, if we want to stay motivated on our journey toward our destiny. These are great questions to ask anytime, but particularly helpful at the beginning of a new year, quarter, etc. 

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    If you thought decluttering was just about getting rid of old items that you no longer use, think again. Listen as Clutter Clearing Coach Gaby Abdelgadir talks about how decluttering is primarily a spiritual exercise. 

    Highlights - 

  • There’s things you have in your home that carry an energy with them that you may be completely unaware of, and it is subconsciously effecting you somehow, either in a positive or negative way.
  • Got objects ...
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    The year was 2020. A family of four was quarantined in their 2 BR condo in Chicago for 9 months. What happened? Did they all go crazy? Where are they now? Listen as I talk with my family about our journey down the Dream Highway together during a year of living in close quarters! 

    Listen as we discuss such questions as...

  • What is something fascinating you learned this year? 
  • What is one way you surprised yourself?
  • What is a quote/verse/...
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    December 14, 2020 42 min

    She put everyone else first, and put her own dreams on the back burner. Listen as women’s empowerment coach Stephanie Hyde talks about how a chance encounter with an iconic celebrity reignited her passion to live a life full of magic and purpose. 

    Highlights: 

  • It’s natural to feel unfulfilled after doing everything for others and yet neglecting your own dreams. 
  • When you’re struggling, treading water, it’s hard to dream. 
  • Even if you d...
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