I am a privileged person. And it has nothing to do with how much money I make, the car I drive or the house I live in. It has everything to do with the color of my skin. As a white person, I have inherent privileges that many people do not. No one looks at…

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Overcoming Everyday Fears with Sandra Booker

  One of the things I love about doing this show is that I get to highlight the many ways a person can be brave. And today’s guest proves that you don’t have to do massively heroic things––such as running into a burning building or performing a life-saving procedure in an emergency room––to be brave. …

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From Fear to Courageous Faith with JJ Gutierrez

Many people cite their faith as a source of strength and courage. That’s certainly the case for JJ Gutierrez.  But JJ wasn’t always a Christian. Even though she was curious about God, she didn’t grow up going to church or reading the bible. That came much later.  But when she looks back on her life,…

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Thriving Despite Your Circumstances with Deb Palmer George

Deb Palmer George had a difficult childhood. She was born in upstate New York to young parents who struggled to make ends meet. That’s why, from a very young age, Deb had a longing to not just survive, but to thrive.  In our conversation, you’ll hear how she went from working in retail to becoming…

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Laura Click

I used to think I understood what it meant to be empathetic. That is, until my husband and I simultaneously battled cancer, infertility and IVF.  Through that experience, we learned a lot about the difference between sympathy and empathy. You see, for the longest time, we hid our struggles from the world around us because…

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The Art of Creative Entrepreneurship with Beth Snyder

Creativity and innovation is in Beth Synder’s DNA. As you’ll hear her say in a few minutes, she was born to make things. Art has always been a part of what she has wanted to do with her life. That’s why she’s started not one, not two, but THREE creative businesses, including 1Canoe2, a successful…

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Riding the Emotional Rollercoaster of a Pandemic

As we were heading in quarantine for the coronavirus almost six weeks ago, I was preparing myself mentally for the challenges that lie ahead. I knew this time would provide opportunities to be brave. And in some weird way, I almost looked forward to the challenge and subconsciously rolled up my sleeves and prepared myself…

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The Power of Believing in Yourself with Courtenay Rogers

Courtenay Rogers has held many roles in her life. She’s a mom, a navy veteran and former social enterprise founder and entrepreneur. But one role she never expected to take on was that of a politician. But after Courtenay got heavily involved in her daughter’s school, she received a phone call encouraging her to run…

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Bravely Breaking Social Norms with Molly Kemp

We learn from a very young age the power of social norms. We want to be loved and accepted by our peers. So, we follow the mainstream. We do what everyone else is doing because we don’t want to get called out for being too weird or different. But, what if societal norms don’t match…

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How to Rebuild After Losing Everything with Jennifer Grimson

When I was introduced to Jennifer Grimson and I invited her to be on the show, it was well before we were in the middle of a pandemic. And even though her story is compelling, I think it has even more relevance for the state we find ourselves in right now. Jennifer lost everything––TWICE. Each…

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