The Carleena Show

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Ordinary people share their hero’s journey.
20: Brin-Jonathan Butler: Making Use Of A Broken Compass
Dec 10 • 145 min
Brin-Jonathan Butler has written for Esquire, Bloomberg, ESPN Magazine, Al Jazeera, Harper’s, The Paris Review, Salon, and Vice. His first book - The Domino Diaries: My Decade Boxing with Olympic Champions and Chasing Hemingway's Ghost in the Last Days of…
19: Zibin Guo: Wheelchair Tai Chi to the Department of Veterans Affairs
Nov 28 • 49 min
Dr. Zibin Guo is a medical anthropologist and internationally known Tai Chi Master. In today's episode, Dr. Guo describes his journey, which began as a young martial artist in China during an era of cultural revolution and uncertainty. With the…
18: Stephen Gerringer: Mythologizing Life, Joseph Campbell, and the Hero’s Journey
Nov 20 • 126 min
For the past 15 years, Stephen Gerringer has collaborated with the Joseph Campbell Foundation (JCF) —a global community of artists, scholars, writers, educators, and questers—to preserve, protect, and perpetuate the work of Joseph Campbell. Hour 1:…
17: Behind The Scenes
Nov 16 • 69 min
The Carleena Show podcast celebrates 5.5 months today, which means it's time for another installment of BEHIND THE SCENES. In this episode, I answer listener questions, recap episodes 5-13, share how I met each guest and what broader societal questions…
16: Steve Exceen: Ride for 22 & Veteran Suicide Awareness
Nov 13 • 73 min
Steve Exceen is a Marine Corps veteran, father, and founder of Ride for 22, a nonprofit organization that seeks to 1.) raise awareness about veteran suicide, 2.) serve as a living memorial for our fallen heroes, and 3.) increase public knowledge and…
15: Two Friends. Different Politics. Attend A Trump Rally Together.
Nov 8 • 57 min
Two Friends. Different Politics. Attend A Trump Rally Together. And then they talk about it. Listen as two friends discuss their recent trip to see the president speak in Chattanooga, Tennessee. They discuss their motivations for going, fears,…
14: Transforming Victim Consciousness: Lynne Forrest
Oct 29 • 61 min
Lynne Forrest teaches that people perceive life in one of two ways—we’re either reacting out of the victim mind or we see life through the eyes of the observer mind, which witnesses without judgment. Lynne is devoted to helping people find and clear the…
13: Sherry Campbell: Demystifying Death and Dying
Oct 22 • 59 min
Sherry Campbell is a social worker and director of a nonprofit Hospice Home in Tennessee called Welcome Home. She’s also the host of a Demystifying Death series which seeks to bring community members together and provide a space to talk about death and…
12: Max Baldwin: Overcoming Polio: Journey to the Australian Olympic Team
Oct 15 • 56 min
In 1956, Max Baldwin made history as the first person with a disability to compete on an Australian Olympic Team. At 91-years old, Max sits across from me via Skype and recounts his incredible journey—from contracting polio as a baby and loosing use of…
11: Veronica Slack: Addiction Recovery, Motherhood & A Message of Hope
Oct 5 • 108 min
Veronica Slack is the author of a recovery journal series, mother, and an active member of a 12-step recovery program. During our conversation, Veronica talks about the events that led her down a dangerous path of addiction she didn’t think she could…
Episode 10: Rayna DuBose: “Without struggle there is no progress!”
Aug 22 • 62 min
In 2002, Rayna DuBose was a star athlete on Virginia Tech Women’s Basketball team when she was diagnosed with a rare bacterial infection and lost her four limbs. In today’s episode, Rayna recounts her journey and discusses the mentors who encouraged her…
Episode 9: Dameon Berry: Army Veteran & Working Dog Trainer
Aug 9 • 61 min
Dameon Berry is a US Army veteran, husband, father, and owner of East Tennessee K9, located just north of Knoxville, Tennessee. Since 2003, Dameon has trained working dogs for military and police forces; service dogs for veterans, children with special…
Episode 8: Shannon Gilmore: TBI Does Not Define This Writer
Aug 2 • 90 min
When Shannon Gilmore was 15 years old, a tangle of arteries burst inside her skull and she was put in a medically induced coma for 3.5 weeks. Ten years after her brain bleed, she completed an MFA in Nonfiction and a thesis manuscript that is the beginning…
Episode 7: Bridget Frank: The Unidentified Empath In Love
Jul 29 • 55 min
Bridget Frank hosts and produces the Interviews with Exes podcast based out of Toronto. In today’s discussion, Bridget tells us why she went on a journey to interview all of her exes. She talks about depression, anxiety, being an empath, and how those…
Episode 6: July 16th: Chattanooga Tennessee
Jul 16 • 16 min
July 16, 2015 a gunman killed five servicemen at a Navy and Marine Corps reserve unit in Chattanooga Tennessee. I was a mile away at work and witnessed the city go on lockdown as 'active shooter situation' and 'no-fly zone' announcements appeared on the…
Episode 5: Benjamin David: From Maximum Security To Youth Mentor And Entrepreneur
Jul 11 • 173 min
My guest, Benjamin David (https://ourherowithin.com/) was sent to maximum security prison shortly after his 18th birthday. 14 years later, he sat across from me via Skype and told me he had needed it. He's not the same man today and only wishes his mom…
Episode 4: Listener Comments, Q+A, Preview of Upcoming Guests
Jul 1 • 29 min
The Carleena Show is one month old! Today I read listener comments, answer questions from the mail bag, and preview upcoming guests. The Carleena Show Podcast | https://carleena.net/podcast/ | Ordinary People Share Their Hero’s Journey | Hosted and…
Episode 3: Jennifer Silver: The Journey Of A Young Artist
Jun 21 • 45 min
Today's guest moved from her small town in Ohio to downtown Atlanta to pursue her dream of directing and writing. She talks about the journey of discovering her passion at a young age and working diligently towards that goal ever since. But pursuing an…
Episode 2: Stephanie Jones: Trauma Survivor and Wounded Healer
Jun 12 • 49 min
As a trauma survivor and wounded healer, our guest Stephanie Jones personally understands the mind-body-spirit journey of trauma recovery, and she firmly believes that healing from trauma is possible [1:20]: What is a Wounded Healer? [2:00]: Stephanie…
Episode 1: Tom Bodkin: “People in recovery are valiant warriors.”
Jun 2 • 45 min
Tom Bodkin went from former addict in a high stress career to Ironman triathlon finisher in addiction recovery. He is a US Army veteran, former forensic anthropologist for a medical examiner office, and former adjunct professor of anthropology at four…
The Journey of Launching a Podcast - From Conceptualization to a Live Episode
Jun 1 • 26 min
Learn the technical components of setting up a podcast. Choose the right show name, thumbnail, theme, podcast hosting site. How do you link your podcast hosting site to podcast apps such as iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play? Which hosting site is the…
Introduction
May 27 • 8 min
Host Carleena Angwin provides an overview of The Carleena Show and the types of stories we hope to share with you. The hero's journey lives within all of us. By overcoming a great challenge, leaving the known for the unknown, starting a new business,…