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Stories that Empower

Release Date: 05/23/2023

326 Barbara Stark-Nemon show art 326 Barbara Stark-Nemon

Stories that Empower

Barbara was born into a family of storytellers.  Initially, she found it challenging to find the courage to put her own stories out into the world.  Barbara found the courage to believe that she could be a writer and that her stories were worth telling.  She shares the following nuggets of life wisdom: choose resilience and love write what we know it's never too late to make a dream come true take a risk producing art is an intensive form of self-help believe in our dreams help others to tell their stories trust that we'll have what it takes be kind to ourselves find...

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325 Katherine Linn Caire show art 325 Katherine Linn Caire

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Adopted at birth, Kathe went on a journey to learn her birth parents' identities.  This journey unravelled a half-sister that she never imagined existed.  Kathe shares the following nuggets of life wisdom: open our hearts events happen for a reason   tags:  Katherine, Linn, Caire, Accidental, Sisters, story, of, my, 52, year, wait, to, meet, my, biological, sibling, adoption, story, stories, that, empower, empowering, empowerment, inspire, inspiring, inspiration, encourage, encouraging, encouragement, hope, light, podcast, Sean,  

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Steve experienced burnout, which he describes as a dark time in his life.  A bright light experience enabled him to seek balance and a shift in priorities.  Steve shares the following nuggets of life wisdom: spend quiet time slow down and feel our feelings recognize when/how we feel; such as fatigue and anger it's important for us to understand our pasts choose to be around those that are well-balanced burnout can cause depression come back to the space of 'pacing ourselves' be mindful of 'energy vampires' write from the heart   tags:  Steve, Haggerty, writer, author,...

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323 Kelly McDonald show art 323 Kelly McDonald

Stories that Empower

Kelly, considered one of the nation’s top experts in diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I), feels that diversity is so much broader than our defaults.  She defines diversity as anyway that we can be different.  Kelly shares the following nuggets of life wisdom: try to work harder on being ourselves just speak about it trust comes from being ourselves innovation is everybody's business ethics and integrity are not situational our imperfections make us relatable     tags:  Kelly, McDonald, author, speaker, How, Work, With, Lead, People, Not, Like, You,...

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322 Vivianne Knebel show art 322 Vivianne Knebel

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Growing up as an illegitimate child in the wake of WWII in Berlin, Nazi Germany to a single mother, Vivianne had low self-esteem and felt worthless.  She began a long path towards self-fulfillment.  Vivianne found a greater sense of spirituality and wants to share her story with the world.  She shares the following nuggets of life wisdom: - turning tragedy into triumph - understand self-fulfilment - anything is possible - life is not static, it changes - hardship can make us resilient - find the good even in adverse situations - there's an emergent energy within us - never lose...

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321 Jean Walters - Unlocking Your Brilliance show art 321 Jean Walters - Unlocking Your Brilliance

Stories that Empower

Jean Walters and I bring you another special episode of "Unlocking Your Brilliance".  Today, she shares the following nuggets of wisdom: we need to give it away reach out and hold up others when we help others, our lights expand open to spirit slow down, so we can open another part notice the transitions in our lives lighten our lives every moment has a gift there's meaning to everything stillness brings us back to health   tags:  Jean, Walters, personal, growth, consultant, teacher, author, lecturer, spiritual, transformation, story, stories, that, empower, empowering,...

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Katharine, a survivor of childhood trauma, entered a path of spiritual awakening, where she trusts the universe.  Today, she help others and provide hope.  Katharine shares the following nuggets of life wisdom: - trust the universe - we are in the driver seat of our future - strive to remove the judgement placed on us by others - self-judgement can hold us back - we are here to follow our hearts - our connection is within us - we are here for experiences - we connected through energetic frequency - cancel negative words/thoughts and replace them with positive ones - see ourselves as...

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319 Donna Stoneham show art 319 Donna Stoneham

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When Donna's mother passed away, she realized that it wasn't the end of their relationship.  She feels that her mother is still present in her life and continues to give her wisdom and guidance.  Donna shares the following nuggets of life wisdom: - when someone we love dies, our relationship doesn't have to end - keep our hearts and minds open - power of love to transcend even life and death - heaven is a place of immeasurable love - grief opens a bigger space, so more love can come in - create heaven on earth - live in love - never give up on a relationship - forgiveness can happen...

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318 Stephanie Edwards show art 318 Stephanie Edwards

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Stephanie does not allow her disability to define her.  Her new found passion for writing novels help her focus on things that she can do.  Stephanie shares the following nuggets of life wisdom: - go for counseling - use the adversity to your advantage - don't be afraid - we all need support and love - don't let others judge you - we are always grow and blossom - it's never too late to achieve your dream - the longer it takes, the greater the reward           tags:  Stephanie, Edwards, author, The, Isle, of, Palms, Suspense, Series, story, stories,...

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As a former real estate agent, Monika noticed that when families moved into their new homes, there was a need to ease the minds and nerves of the children.  So, she met the need by creating and writing a book.  This enabled Monika to transition from her former profession into her current profession as an author.  She feels that writing and sharing messages of encouragement is her true calling.  Monika shares the following nuggets of life wisdom: - inspire kindness - inspiration comes from doing - do what we love and brings us joy - find our true path - embrace the people...

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Kelly, considered one of the nation’s top experts in diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I), feels that diversity is so much broader than our defaults.  She defines diversity as anyway that we can be different.  Kelly shares the following nuggets of life wisdom:

  • try to work harder on being ourselves
  • just speak about it
  • trust comes from being ourselves
  • innovation is everybody's business
  • ethics and integrity are not situational
  • our imperfections make us relatable

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