Thursday, May 27, 2021

How to Seize the Opportunity Covid Gave Each One of Us

Do you feel you have greatness trapped inside? Rick Ornelas is an ultimate success coach who can help you unlock your amazing potential.

Rick is the author of 12 Hours of Heaven; Lessons for a Better World. He is also the founder of I Spark Change, a community of those who seek to make the world a better act at a time. 

12 Hours of heaven

Rick went from hopeless to writing a best-selling book in under three months while envisioning and creating an incredible future. This fulfilled the dream he had been ignoring for years: to build a community to spread positivity, hope, and love while creating a ripple effect throughout the world.

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Each Year Over 125,000 Americans Die from Overdose and Suicide Combined

Each year, over 125,000 Americans die from overdose and suicide combined. And this is NOT even the other causes of death related to substance misuse.

They are our friends, our neighbors, our family members. They go to our churches, eat next to us at our favorite restaurants. They talk to us through our favorite podcasts. And these deaths are completely preventable.

Jay Shifman is a Mental Health and Substance Misuse & Recovery Speaker, Coach, and Advocate, and the host of the Choose Your Struggle podcast. 

Jay has been in recovery for ten years and survived multiple suicide attempts and an overdose. 

Jay Stifman

If YOU KNOW ANYONE who has a substance misuse problem or is concerned about someone who does.....PLEASE listen to this interview. It will excite you when you realize YOU can do something to help! Jay talks about the struggles and the outdated model of care our communities may or may not offer and shows us how we can help those close to us and our community at large.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Are You Uncomfortable and Not Sure How to Act When You See A Disabled Person?

When Kristin Beale was a teenager, a Jetski accident left her paralyzed from the naval down. Her determination to disapprove the diagnosis was only the beginning of a new life for Kristin. 

Kristin is the author of three books, a nine-time marathon finisher, and a nationally competing wheelchair fencer. She is the creator of a weekly comic on Instagram.

Her book, Date Me, is in the process of becoming a TV series. You won't want to miss that!

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Do You Know Someone Whose Life was Affected by Substance Abuse?

Most of us have known someone whose life has been affected by a form of substance abuse. In Brad’s interview he shares true life stories of people who have suffered through the dark trenches of addiction and emerge victorious.

Brad Duncan

Brad Duncan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Radiography and works at the Baptist Health Hospital. He is the author of eight books.

At a visitation for a 21-year-old family member who passed away from a drug overdose, Brad's life and mission changed forever. He felt inspired to share stories of hope and began interviewing people from a variety of ages, races, genders, and social statuses who had gone through addiction, overcame it and are now living abundant lives.