Our guest today is Beth Pauvlinch, who began a blog ‘Two Women 1 Disease’ with her mother when they first learned of her mother’s diagnosis with cancer, and continued throughout their entire three year battle. [...]
In this podcast, today’s guest is Andrew Roszak, JD, (MPA, EMT-Paramedic), Executive Director of the Institute for Childhood Preparedness and author of the book, Active Shooter Preparedness for Early Childhood [...]
Today we’re talking with Earl Gracey, the Director for Rapid Relief Team North America. The Rapid Relief Team (RRT) is a not-for-profit organization who looks for any opportunity to support people in times of crisis. [...]
Today, we’d like to welcome Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew, Cultural Currency Expert and Author with her latest book Fly Away, to the show.
Your Network Is Your Net Worth
What is social capital and why is it important? [...]
Our guest today is Jacqueline Pirtle, a bestselling author and speaker. Jacqueline is a Healing Arts Consultant, Holistic Practitioner and owner of Freaky Healer. Today we’re talking about her book, Parenting Through [...]
In this podcast, is Jacqueline Pirtle, a bestselling author and speaker. Jacqueline is a Healing Arts Consultant, Holistic Practitioner and owner of Freaky Healer. Today we’re talking about her book, 365 Days of Happiness.
Dr. Sherry Cormier is the author of the new book Sweet Sorrow: Finding Enduring Wholeness after Loss and Grief where she shares through story and example, ways for grief survivors to start over, to manage chaos and stress, and to heal with powerful [...]
Even the dogs don’t bark at bicyclists in New Zealand!
If ever there was a paradise for a touring bicycle rider, New Zealand is it. The South Island with its 12,000-foot glacier covered summits possesses extraordinary mountain vistas. [...]
Most people have the whole dating thing wrong.
In this day and age of ADD, fiber optic downloading, express lanes and overnight delivery, people seem to be in such a rush to get to the destination that they overlook the importance of the journey [...]
Making the rounds of all the talk shows last week has been Robert Michael Gates promoting his autobiography “Duty” where he gives us an insight into the Obama administration.
He has had a history of government service, serving as the 15th [...]
Close to 16 million family members now find themselves in the challenging, often exasperating, role as a primary ‘caregiver’ to a Loved One afflicted with Alzheimer’s. Our guest, Steve Goldstein was such a person, forced into a role he [...]
“The trick is to die young as late
as possible.” Ashley Montagu
Through the years, I’ve picked up pedal partners during my travels around the world. They’ve pedaled through 50 states with me for a glimpse of one of the [...]
“We can never have enough of nature.
The sight of it must refresh us with inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features. The sea coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and decaying trees, the thunder-clouds, and the rain, [...]
Millions of people around the globe ride bicycles, but I have never been so affected by bicycle riders than when I rode through the streets of Beijing, China.
That country houses 1.35 billion people. Their main transportation? The bicycle.
When e-cigarettes first came out, they were created to serve two primary purposes:
1) to wean smokers off of nicotine and reduce the harmful damages of smoking to the body of the smoker, and those around the smoker, 2) to allow smokers to come [...]
Kathy Sparrow is a self-leadership expert and message strategist, lead author of Ignite Your Leadership: Proven Tools for Leaders to Energize Teams, Fuel Momentum, and Accelerate Results. She’s talking to us today about her [...]
Eileen Doyon just released her 7th book, Starting Over, Stories of New Beginnings. In her book series Unforgettable Faces and Stories, she has people contribute and share their own story about a particular topic. People share their deepest [...]
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost
Doug, a seven continent world cyclist with 130 countries under his wheels, and I met on a trip through New Zealand. [...]
“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine
flows into trees. The winds will blow their own
freshness into you, and the storms their energy,
while cares drop off like autumn leaves.”
On Route 72, near Parker, Arizona, I headed east into the twilight.
A blistering day scorched my body into a dishrag that had cleaned out a pot of greasy spaghetti and hung over the top tube to dry. My chances of finding a stream for a bath [...]
During my high school years, quite a few of my classmates hung out in the parking lot—smoking, drinking and wasting time doing nothing. They didn’t complete their homework assignments. Many dropped out to work as tire [...]
“Let’s cage ourselves and let the animals run free.
Let’s find new stars and new songs to follow.
Let’s build some foundations under our dreams.
For if we have the prowess to destroy the earth,
then we can surely save [...]
In my early years friends warned that I would get killed by bicycling, mountain climbing and scuba diving for a year in South America.
They feared I might die by traveling across the Outback of Australia. It confounded them that I wanted to [...]
“The sublime and the ridiculous are so often nearly related, that it is difficult to class them separately. One step above the sublime makes the ridiculous, and one step above the ridiculous makes the sublime again.” Thomas Paine
If you are like me, you may be tired of this election process and need something else to focus on.
I know I do. This election cycle has given “he said” “she said” a whole new meaning.
When I heard about the “1000 rings” it was like [...]
Heading east on Route 92 out of Provo, Utah, Sandi and I cranked hard through the afternoon.
Above us, craggy 10,000 foot peaks poked into a cloudy sky. We sweated our way through deep canyons. We stopped for a rest area at a turnout.
Mark Twain said, “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
On my first trip to Alaska as a young adventure-seeker at 24, I woke up in my tent on the Russian River of the Kenai [...]
No matter what you learned in your youth, good or bad, you can change that orientation by understanding what happened to you.
With understanding, you can rewrite the hard drive in your mind. You can decide to take action. You can move toward [...]