Sunday, September 18, 2016

Is There a Chance that an Abusive Mother can Change?

Kathy Collard Miller
Kathy Collard Miller is an author, counselor and international speaker.  Her books include Never Ever Be the Same:  A New You Starts Today.  

Kathy shares her story of how she came to grips with her anger and changed her life.  She had been an abusive mother to her little girl and hid it from her husband.  She hated her life and couldn't grasp the strength to control herself.  

When she determined the underlying causes of her anger, her relationship with her family was restored.  She shares that journey from pain to triumph in this interview and her books.

Kathy's speaking engagements have taken her to eight foreign countries and over 31 states.  She has appeared on many TV shows and is a co-founder of AWSA, Advanced Writers and Speakers Association.

Kathy Collard Miller

Never Ever Be the Same, co-written with her husband, Larry, helps others answer the question,"Why do I do what I do and how can I change?"  To find those answers, click here.

Kathy Collard Miller

Kathy's most recent book, Choices of the Heart, is one of her twelve Bible studies in her Daughters of the King Bible study series and can be purchased here.  Each of the ten lessons contrast two women of the Bible on a particular topic.

Every mother needs to hear her story.  Every woman can relate in some way to Kathy. You will thoroughly enjoy her interview -- just click on the arrow below:

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

You Can Get Out of that Rut Dragging You Down

Julie Ann Sullivan is known as a revolutionary and works with organizations that want to establish a workplace environment where people are productive, engaged and appreciated.

Julie Ann is an ATTITUDE ENHANCER, a speaker, trainer, and leadership coach.  She is the founder of Learning Never Ends, whose purpose is to create a more positive culture, a time.

Her podcast, Mere Mortals Unite, explains that each one of us mere mortals has a super power.  It is fun, enlightening, and motivating as was her interview here. 

During her interview, Julie Ann made valid points that each one of us can use to change our attitude and.....our life. 

  • How to live with perseverance and patience 
  • Do you recognize it when you are in a hole?
  • How to get out of the rut that is dragging you down
  • Are you a cockeyed optimist?

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Crocodile Mothers Eat Their Young - A Child's Story of Abuse and Survival

Child's story of abuse and survival
Alan has a BA in Political Science and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Connecticut Law School.  He has practiced law for 35 years and was Chief Counsel for the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.  He was on the Board of Directors ofLifelong Learning Centers, a company operating educational programs for children living in various federally assisted apartment complexes.  

He is the author of Crocodile Mothers Eat Their Young which is a novel based on his experiences as a foster parent.  He and his wife, Barbara, became foster parents in the late 1990s and do workshops aimed at foster parents of teenagers.

Listen to his inspiring and educational interview here:

Monday, September 5, 2016

Do You Know What the Design and Purpose is for Your Life?

Damien Horne writes, sings, plays instruments, acts and....serves.  He is a member of Nashville's infamous Muzik Mafia as well as the chart-topping country trio, The Farm. He has worked with many artists including Big & Rich, John Legend, Faith Hill, Three Doors Down and Dierks Bentley.

Damien isn't your average artist -- he goes the second mile in serving his fellow man and inspiring children and people in need across the globe with unending amounts of love and support through various organizations.

Damien is passionate about encouraging others to fulfill their dreams.  He is a minister and philanthropist who is drawn to help youth, prison inmates, homeless people and victims of human trafficking.

"Even if you come from humble or dysfunctional beginnings does not have to deter you from greatness."  Damien is one of 12 children and was always told that he was special.  

Don't miss Damien's interview sharing his incredible story and survival and success:

Thursday, September 1, 2016

How to See With Your Heart

Janet Perez Eckles is an author, international speaker, radio host, life coach and the founder of JC Empowerment. As a blind woman, she is the last person you would expect to see dancing but she teaches thousands of people how to celebrate life.

She lost her eyesight at 31, her son was murdered and the man who committed the crime was acquitted.  In the midst of these traumas, she also had to cope with infidelity in her marriage.  Yet, she discovered how to turn a life of tragedy into a life of triumph.

Not only does Janet dance the Salsa but she has a You Tube COOKING show.  She does not believe in limiting ourselves - but to be strong and courageous and face every challenge in spite of adversities.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

How to Replace the Lies You May Be Hearing with the Truth

Dena Dyer is a writer, speaker, teacher who has written eight books and hundreds of articles.

Dena went through soul-crushing depression after her oldest son was born and knows how debilitating that can be.  In her interview, she gives practical advice on how she coped and then overcame that depression.

Depression can rob you of your joy Dena shares how you can replace the lies you may be hearing in your mind.....with the truth that will free you from depression.

If you need practical advice on how to recover from pain and deep hurts, you must listen to Dena share.  Click the arrow below:

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Get Back on the Hope Track - Be Kind to Yourself

Joyce Ross
Joyce Ross, author, editor, and keynote speaker is a co-founder of Kindness Is Key, Training and Publishing Inc., the home of Heartmind Wisdom Inspirational Anthology Collection.  

Joyce is a recovering gambling addict who lost over $300,000, her home, and her self-respect. Her story is compelling and revealing as she offers help to those who may have a similar problem -- or know someone who does.

In her interview, Joyce shares not only the indicators to determine that there could be a problem but also some solutions.

Joyce states that "Gambling is a global problem.  Depending on the country, it can range from 1 in 500 people in Norway to as high as 1 in 20 people in Hong Kong.  In Canada, the United States, and Australia, one percent of the population are considered to be pathological gamblers and one to two percent as problem gamblers."

Sunday, August 14, 2016

100 Years from Now, it Will Matter that You Made a Difference in the Life of a Child

Barbara Cohen
Barbara Cohen has a Masters Degree in education and has taught both in elementary school and middle school as a language arts instructor.  She was a writing consultant and has conducted workshops across the U. S.  

Currently, she is a part-time literacy instructor for Marrakech, Inc. - a non-profit organization that owns half-way houses for developmentally handicapped persons.

In her interview, Barbara shares her experiences with foster children and some practical tips for anyone considering becoming a foster parent.

Being a foster parent requires patience, patience, and more patience....but the rewards can be more than you had ever hoped.

From the pitfalls to the joys, Barbara encourages us to consider fostering a child who needs love.