Wake Up & Show Up

Wake Up & Show Up

Hello Darlings! The podcast is a collection of inspiring and empowering interviews and stories that weave together life's pivotal moments and the decisions made to show up and impact humanity one person at a time. Each week you will hear from me or a house guest as we discuss how to show up intentionally and make an impact along the way. Real People. Real Stories. Real Impact.

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April 8, 2021 22 min

PERMISSION. Why haven't you started? I would much rather ask the question "why" instead of  "why not". What is stopping you from moving forward.  Let's talk.

In this week's episode, I talk about my own struggles with starting and how starting is an intentional decision we have to make every single day.

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PURPOSE. In this episode Vin Singh inspires all of us to follow our purpose and make an impact in our own way. About 4 years ago, he quit his corporate life, sold & donated all of his belongings, and started traveling in order to find himself & his purpose in life. He left his corporate career in Australia to follow his heart and sometimes we start out not knowing exactly where the heart will lead and Vin Singh was led to e...

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HOPE.  In this episode, I had the opportunity to sit down with Venton Forbes, Executive Director, Faith Care. Faith Care is integrating faith and healthcare. Venton shares with us the mission of Faith Care and how they are impacting communities domestically and abroad. Faith Care is providing free lifesaving healthcare to people where medical care is nearly non-existent or not a feasible option.    

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EXECUTE.  Let's talk about the three reasons why goals fail and how our behaviors play a role in how we execute these goals. Listen to this episode for the tools you can use to execute effectively.

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In this week's episode, I talk to retired Army Chief Warrant Office, Thomas Shipp about his mission to share his journey and how he is navigating PTSD. Thomas is using the acronym PTSD to deliberately focus on Peace, Therapy, Serenity, and Discovery.  We had this discussion in 2019 before the world was shut down but he is still planning his "My PTSD" tour once the world opens up and it's safe to do so.

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RESILIENCE. In this episode, I had the opportunity to sit down with Niki Glen and Christina Wiese of Africa Ignite. Africa Ignite helps marginalized rural communities (focusing on women, youth and children) to earn a decent living, develop sustainable enterprises, learn usable skills, tell their stories, protect their health and environment, and improve the quality of their education and ultimately improve the quality of life. When...

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Hello Darlings! This week's episode is a reintroduction of what pushed me to launch the Wake Up & Show Up podcast. I hope this episode inspires you to create your own space to live your life intentionally.

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January 7, 2021 18 min

HAPPY NEW YEAR.  We made it to 2021.  On this week's episode I give my 2020 Year In Review and discuss how we all can make an impact one day, one person and one decision at a time.

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On this week's episode I talk to Kitti Murray. Kitti is the founder of Refuge Coffee Co., a non-profit that exists to serve the global community in Clarkston, Georgia  through coffee-related job creation, job training, social networking and commerce. The passion you hear in this story will bring tears to your eyes and a fire in your heart to make an impact in your own way.

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CLIMB. In this episode, I had the opportunity to talk to Erika Seth Davies. Erika is the founder of the REAL (Racial Equity Asset Lab). She is on a mission to shift capital to improve the material conditions of Black people. Ericka walks us through the definition of impact investing, the importance of having diversity in Asset Management and her story teaches us the lesson that just because you are doing something good doesn't ...

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SELFLESSNESS.  How far will you go to serve other? Move your family of six across the world? Raise money just to get there? Learn a new language? Today’s guest went from Army Captain to Missionary. This story is a reminder of the kindness that exists in the world size.

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BREATHE. Today is Thanksgiving. Today my hope is that we take time to pause, to breath and be present.

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GRACE.  Cheri Garcia is the founder of Cornbread Hustle, a staffing agency for second chances. Cheri was able to reinvent her own life and wanted to extend that to others. The only people that are employed at her agency are formerly incarcerated citizens or individuals in recovery. 

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HOPE. Esther Kamaara was helping out at a children's home in Kenya and realized she didn't want to help these kids for one day but she wanted to make a different. This was the beginning of Star Kids Initiative. Star Kids Initiative  is an initiative that focuses on alienating extreme poverty by providing access to quality education to children from urban slums in Nairobi, Kenya. It does so by offering scholarship and mentor...

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DAY BY DAY.  Xaviera Bell is the Founder of Zeal of Xander, an organization she established after the death of her son, Xander.  In this episode Xaviera talks about the work she is doing to create a climate within the black community to assist with openly grieving the loss of their children, close the access to care gap within the community and incite policy
change that affects infant mortality.

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MAKE LEMONADE. Fun Fact. I didn't expect to do a bonus episode but...life. While trying to edit this week's episode we had a computer completely crash. I'm learning that it doesn't always go as planned but that doesn't mean we can't keep going. Enjoy this espresso shot episode; it's quick but powerful.

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GO TOGETHER.  On the Season 6 opener we are joined by two incredible people. Founder Richard Mabaso and Head of Strategy Darlene Smith are making a difference in the lives of girls in South Africa. Caring4Girls is a sanitary towels distribution program which strives to help keep adolescent girls in school during their monthly cycles. The program has helped over 1M girls since it's inception. Richard has successfully summitted M...

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STAY HEALTHY. In this week's episode you get to hear from Dr. Donovan Christie and mental health professional Martinez Sellers as we discuss COVID-19.

What does the numbers really tell us?

How can you stay healthy during the pandemic?

What are some signs that our children are struggling emotionally?

And so much more.

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