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Episode 3: Personal Trainer - Adriana Ferns

Inspiring Journeys

Release Date: 03/11/2018

Episode 16: Get the Funk Out and Get Into Alignment with Molly Smith show art Episode 16: Get the Funk Out and Get Into Alignment with Molly Smith

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Today, we have a truly special guest with us: Molly Smith. Often described as the female “Ted Lasso,” Molly brings an infectious blend of grit and positivity to everything she does, earning her the endearing moniker #mollypositivepants. Molly is deeply committed to personal growth, the potential of those around her, and the success of the companies she leads. In March 2019, she made a life-altering decision to prioritize her health, a journey that not only transformed her own life but also inspired her to help others overcome similar obstacles. With her unique, self-deprecating humor and...

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Episode 15: The Rhode to the Marine Corps Marathon with Paul Stroessner show art Episode 15: The Rhode to the Marine Corps Marathon with Paul Stroessner

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Paul has signed up for his very first marathon! He will be running the Marine Corps Marathon on October 27 this year (2024).   Paul discusses his decision with Kerri, and talks about what led to this decision and they talk about the road ahead.   This episode is dedicated to veteran:   US Marine Corporal Pamela K Dowling, born 1987, in Vermillion, South Dakota, beloved daughter of Kelli Dowling and Robert Hanson, beloved sister of Paige Dowling. Pamela was raised in Portland and Estacada, Oregon. She was a graduate of Estacada High School, and a graduate from...

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Episode 14: The Extraordinary  Inspiring Journey of Terry Yoffe show art Episode 14: The Extraordinary Inspiring Journey of Terry Yoffe

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Today we welcome Terry Yoffe to the show! Terry's journey is one of transformation and empowerment. After years in the corporate world, she broke those golden handcuffs and seamlessly transitioned into a role as an executive business coach. For the past 2 decades, Terry has been guiding her clients towards realizing their full potential. But Terry's impact doesn't stop there! As host of her own podcast, Extraordinary Work: Conversations about Creating Change, she shines a spotlight on those individuals who are making waves in their own spheres, driving positive change and innovation. Come...

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Episode 13: Kerri and Chris Run a Marathon show art Episode 13: Kerri and Chris Run a Marathon

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Inspiring Journeys' own Kerri Nelson, and Chris Marino, whose incredible story can be heard on Episode 8 of Inspiring Journeys, completed the 2024 Boston Marathon! We get to live vicariously through them on Marathon Monday as give their experiences from the Marathon Expo to the trip to the starting line, to the race itself. And a little potty talk in between.  This is a great episode for runners to either relive the historic marathon, or inspire them to want to run it. It is also great for non runners to go behind the scenes of a run.  This annual event is also the pinnacle of...

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Episode 12: Movetoday365 with Russ Rogers show art Episode 12: Movetoday365 with Russ Rogers

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On this episode, we welcome the incredible Russ Rogers to the show!  Russ is the author of a children's 5-book series, Today... He is also the founder of the movement called Movetoday365. He encourages everybody to get some movement in and get outside.  As a part of Movetoday365, on the second Saturday of every month, friends and family gather together with Russ and go for a 2 mile walk . This is done in Santa Cruz, Ca, but can be done virtually as well. In addition to discussing the origins and process of Russ writing the , we talk about being active every day, and the importance of...

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Episode 11: A Spectator's View of the 2024 Boston Marathon show art Episode 11: A Spectator's View of the 2024 Boston Marathon

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The 128th Boston Marathon took place on April 15, 2024. Your host, Paul Stroessner was in attendance for both the marathon and the expo, and this is his report. This week's 22 Too Many veteran is David Simpson “My Cousin David took his own life. A few nights ago, he became one of the 22 US veterans that commit suicide daily. I know it was not always this way but it is this way now. This happens 22 times a day-people feel like I do starting 22 times a day. He was either the first or the last of the day. He said goodbye on the last day of May in the last hour in his time...

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Episode 10: Sobriety and Run Streaks with Marathon Panda Maurice Lowman show art Episode 10: Sobriety and Run Streaks with Marathon Panda Maurice Lowman

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On this episode, we welcome the incredible and inspirational Maurice Lowman, also known as the Marathon Panda.  Maurice had gone from hitting rock bottom on the streets of Rhode Island to living the life of High fives and positive vibes, being sober since March 12, 2015, and continuing an outdoor run streak since January 1, 2016! The 2024 Boston Marathon will be Maurice's 42nd marathon! He also runs half marathons and ultra marathons, and every other race you can think of! Maurice now lives an incredible life of positivity, gratitude, and hope. So come check out his story and be inspired!...

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Episode 9: Reflecting on Resilience show art Episode 9: Reflecting on Resilience

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The Inspiring Journeys podcast is off to a hot start, featuring all incredible guests. On this episode, Kerri and Paul reflect on the resilience, power, and inspiration of each guest.   Let us know if you had any takeaways from anybody on the show so far.   Ret. NYPD Detective Andrew Liakos and SBA Member, Ret. Sgt. Edward Scali, have teamed up with their company Midnight Platoon to create a thoughtful tribute in honor of Police Officer Jonathan Diller. All profits from the shirt sales will go direct to the Diller family.   In the past Midnight Platoon has raised...

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Episode 8: From Heart Attack to The Boston Marathon: The Inspiring Journey of Chris Marino show art Episode 8: From Heart Attack to The Boston Marathon: The Inspiring Journey of Chris Marino

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We welcome Chris Marino back to the show! Chris was on episodes and of Journey of the Rhode Runner when he ran his first Boston Marathon in 2021. Then on December 3, 2022, while out on a run, Chris survived a widowmaker heart attack (which has a 10-20% survival rate). Not only has Chris survived, but is thriving. On April 15, 2024, Chris will be running his first Boston Marathon since his heart attack! In addition to his heart attack, we discuss Chris' son Braden and his rare disease, Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), which prompted Chris to run the Boston Marathon to begin with. And if this was...

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Episode 7: Inspiring Journey of SoulFriend Yoga with Adriana Ferns show art Episode 7: Inspiring Journey of SoulFriend Yoga with Adriana Ferns

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Adriana Ferns is not only a co-host of Inspiring Journeys, but also a partner in the female owned and run business, SoulFriend Yoga. SouldFriend has been an online business for the past 3+ years, selling well-sourced, safe materials for their yoga mats and clothes. Not only do they have great quality clothes, mats, and accessories, but they support great causes, such as At-Risk communities and animal shelters. They were recently going to open a physical store (the weekend of this recording). Unfortunately, it fell through at the last moment. In this episode, you will hear about the setbacks...

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Meet my personal Trainer, Adriana Ferns. We talk about one-on-one and group training. And Adriana has some great race stories from both obstacle course races and 5k races. We also discuss her Azores Active Trip planned for March 23-30, 2018 that you can sign up for. If you are interested in signing up, you can email Adriana at [email protected]. Also, come visit the Rhode Runner at https://therhoderunnerjourney.com