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Positive achievements inspire positive actions.


What is the Transdermal Fentanyl Patch and How Can We Stop People From Dying? Dr. Rebecca DeMoss
Jan 20 • 29 min
Do you trust your doctor enough to take the medications prescribed for you? Why or why not? Do you ever read the paper that comes with your prescription to learn what you are taking? Furthermore do you know the side effects? Do you ask questions of the…
World Health Organization; Paragliding Accident Survivor - Larry & Sara Grummer-Strawn
Jan 13 • 46 min
Larry Grummer-Strawn is with the World Health Organization. (WHO). Joining Larry is Sara, a paragliding accident survivor. She shares her story regarding the misadventure and the health care following the accident. Larry talks about his work with WHO and…
Earth to Autism Teams Up With Repair Cafe
Jan 6 • 45 min
Don’t toss it, repair it!! Find a Repair Cafe near you or just start one! Repair Cafes all over the world are keeping items from going to the landfills. Moreover, the volunteers are happy to fix or mend your sentimental items. Earth to Autism is a…
Positive Actions Inspire Positive Achievements
Dec 30, 2019 • 8 min
What an amazing 2019 of inspiring positive imprints world wide!! More to come in 2020! Maybe even yours. Get inspired! Your Positive Imprint is real life…true stories. People from all over the world share their positive achievements that are influencing…
Relax with Pávan plus Brighter Minds and sensory enhancement
Dec 23, 2019 • 26 min
The brain has an enormous capacity which we don’t utilize. Pávan Amancheria of India shares his training of sensory enhancement used by the wellness program, Brighter Minds. Even blindfolded, children can identify shapes and colors through sensory…
Wildlife Rehabilitation in Zimbabwe - Tikki Hywood Foundation and the Pangolin
Dec 16, 2019 • 36 min
Lisa Hywood - “I said to him, ‘why are we counting elephants?’ and he replied, ‘cause you’re going to help move them.’ The day she counted elephants was the day that changed her life. Her mission in life after that day is to save the lesser known animals…
How do you build a life after loss? Julie Cluff shares her message of hope.
Dec 9, 2019 • 37 min
Julie Cluff, a mother whom after losing two young children in an horrific car accident, succumbing to tremendous Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, (PTSD), has gone on a journey seeking answers and forgiveness. During this journey she discovered that helping…
Is your holiday meat certified humane and organic? Deck Family Farm
Dec 2, 2019 • 36 min
Humane Handling? Is this important for the taste? Christine Deck of Deck Family Farm says that humane handling is good for the animal and good for the flavor of the meat. Her family practices a long-term approach in developing a sustainable livestock…
I burned the meatloaf so dad made mom quit her job. Thanksgiving with Merle Powell
Nov 28, 2019 • 18 min
Merle Powell. Everybody Has a Story To Tell Happy Thanksgiving! This is a Thanksgiving Bonus episode with homemaker Merle Powell. Merle is a resident of Kodiak, Alaska. Merle Powell grew up as part of the Greatest Generation. Furthermore that generation…
Permaculture Farming. Is this the new future? Sigrid Drage, Austria
Nov 25, 2019 • 35 min
Permaculture is becoming more popular around the world because it is useful in responding to climate change and also to constrained natural resources. Sigrid Drage is a successful permaculture farmer in Austria. She shares her holistic design on this…
Elevate your imagination and curiosity. Becky Hansis-O’Neill shares innovative technology exhibits created and built by Ideum
Nov 21, 2019 • 14 min
Ideum is a New Mexico based creative company focused on using emerging technologies to design public installations and products that lead to meaningful visitor experiences. Ideum’s creative designer, Becky Hansis-O’Neill, also a biologist, shares…
Penguin Chill Elevates Imagination and Curiosity
Nov 18, 2019 • 40 min
Allyson and Becky share the behind the scenes of how the now, world famous Penguin Chill came to be. Ideum’s creative designer, Becky Hansis-O’Neill, also a biologist, was tasked with a job of penguin storyteller using technology and creative designs.…
Global Food Security. Does it really exist? With Andrew Bracken
Nov 11, 2019 • 33 min
Andrew Bracken creates public and private partnerships to invest in sustainable agriculture for small farmers across the globe. He collaborates with entities across the continents. Furthermore it’s about global food security on a planet where climate…
WATER, FIRE, BREATH. Being a Glassblower. Bicycle Glass
Nov 4, 2019 • 44 min
David Royce and Michael Boyd were mesmerized with the authentic and romantic art of glassblowing from an early age. It is the water, fire and breath of the glassblower that drew them in. A pot where molten melted glass awaited the artisan to transform it…
Healing Powers – Energy within your soul – Laura Michelle Powers
Oct 28, 2019 • 33 min
Laura Michelle Powers is a celebrity psychic whose passion is to help you access intuition and psychic abilities and to understand your own healing powers. There are many ways that the unseen kind of energetic realm will connect with and work to…
The Prizefighter Stands Strong! Kristy Sobel
Oct 21, 2019 • 40 min
The Prizefighter, Kristy Sobel: “I was given about two months to live and I didn’t know if I had anything left in me. I hit the gas and headed straight for a cement column. Just before impact I started screaming “I want to live“. I boarded an airplane,…
Seeds of Creativity From Child’s Play. Filmmaker Ryan Denmark
Oct 14, 2019 • 39 min
Filmmaker finds imagination from his childhood seeds of creativity. Growing up, Ryan Denmark and his sister spent their time creating their own universe through pretend play. They enjoyed a pure sense of entertainment which birthed Ryan’s entertainment…
Mumbai, a city of dreams. Mine came true. Ghulam Jilani Quadri
Oct 7, 2019 • 33 min
Mumbai, India is a place of dreams. Ghulam Jilani Quadri found his.
Who am I? Why I started a podcast.
Oct 4, 2019 • 52 min
After losing her father Catherine started a podcast. She shares her upbringing and philosophies in an interview inspired by questions from her listeners.
Special Needs Adults Assemble Your Office Products. Business With A Heart. Stride, Inc.
Sep 30, 2019 • 56 min
Special Needs Adults Find Equal Employment With Stride, Inc. After dealing with tragedy and loss, this family chose to improve the world using their experience to change lives.
Nature Artist Celia Cortez rejected corporate money to honor nature
Sep 23, 2019 • 51 min
Artist Celia Cortez moved from corporate America to full-time nature artist to honor the beauty in nature with her successful drawings. There is life and death in nature and she captures both.
It’s huge and it needs to be removed! Sea Monkey Project shares their ocean plastic solutions
Sep 16, 2019 • 47 min
It’s huge and it needs to be removed from our oceans. Sea life is not under water but under the threat of death. Sea Monkey Project is about cleaning up plastic pollution and providing ocean plastic solutions. Australia’s fourteen year old Sydney…
Oceanographer wins BIG money in rainfall forecasting contest.
Sep 9, 2019 • 45 min
Ray Schmitt’s rainfall prediction model was accurate in forecasting the drought that led to southern California wildfires last year. He and his two sons entered a forecasting contest hosted by the US Bureau of Reclamation and the Team Salient won! Ray…
Weather Flight Delays. Opportunity or Annoyance?
Sep 2, 2019 • 32 min
Weather flight delays. Opportunity or annoyance? Fog rolls in and closes the Kodiak, Alaska runway. Stranded commercial airline pilots Doug and Dave share their perspectives. You can’t build your life on past successes. Tomorrow hasn’t yet come.…
Tundra Tours – Step outside!! Explore Norway.
Aug 26, 2019 • 50 min
“You don’t need to be a full-time adventurer to have a nice experience in the woods. Step outside and see what opportunities are around you.” -Espen Lysø Experience Norway’s outdoors during this podcast. It features Espen and Kine of Norway along with…
Shoes for the Masses – Darryl Carnly
Aug 19, 2019 • 37 min
There are 300 million children in the world who do not have shoes.. The My 360 Project is changing that through innovation. As far as the shoes go, this non-profit organization does not want to buy the shoes. They want to teach locals around the world how…
NASA – OMG!! Ice Mission with Josh Willis AKA Climate Elvis
Aug 12, 2019 • 48 min
NASA is in Greenland!! Josh Willis, Principal Investigator with NASA explores ice melt and warming oceans by day. His NASA mission is to study where the oceans meet the ice. OMG!! Oceans Melting Greenland is his day expedition. At night he journeys into…
I didn’t know where I fit in the world. Van Cat Meow
Aug 6, 2019 • 31 min
Richard East, also known as Van Cat Meow, is a nomad from Tasmania. He and his cat Willow travel around Australia in a van. ”I didn’t know where I fit in the world. If you’d asked me when I was ten what I’d be doing in twenty years’ time, I suspect my…
Storytelling. An art of imagination!!
Aug 5, 2019 • 18 min
Through the use of words and movement, Elaine Muray immerses the audience in a unique and intense performance of narrative communications. Elaine recalls the times in her life that she encountered different characters coming into her father’s barber shop.…
Human Rights? What is our global obligation?
Jul 29, 2019 • 44 min
Shelley White Human Rights. What is our global obligation? My experiences have left me with questions. Whom do we honor and whom do we fight for as a global society? I did not wake any Saturday or Sunday except to FUNERAL BELLS. WHERE DO WE BEGIN? I grew…
Fix YOUR Sentimental Treasures. Visit a Repair Cafe
Jul 22, 2019 • 31 min
We all have sentimental treasures around our home. Some are broken sitting in a drawer. Ah heck, some items are just practical but when they break, our throw-away society is to trash and replace them. Don’t toss it, repair it!! Patrons of North Balwyn’s…
Right To Repair. Australia’s Kaz and Dan
Jul 15, 2019 • 40 min
Don’t trash that! Repair it!! The Right to Repair movement is growing across the continents. What do you do with broken items around your residence? Kaz and Dan of Victoria, Australia have years of experience tinkering in their shed fixing and mending…
Homeless once. Now, A Rose Called Candace
Jul 8, 2019 • 38 min
Solo performer Candace Nicholas -Lippman struggles with a dysfunctional upbringing. As an adult she struggled with being homeless. She says that her struggles are her strength in standing up for social justice. Today she is a writer and a performer. Being…
C’mon! Discover YOUR Magic Words! Kelsey Formost
Jul 1, 2019 • 35 min
Magic Words? Who doesn’t love magic? Magic Words! Actress, script writer and copyright entrepreneur Kelsey Formost shares her innate interest in helping you tell your own story. She is in the copyright business and the business of word coaching.
What worries you? Kurt Polzin humanizes the world of oceanography
Jun 24, 2019 • 39 min
What worries YOU? Kurt Polzin humanizes the world of oceanography. “I worry obsessively on whether or not a multi-million dollar instrument is going to come back from the depths of the ocean or not. When it doesn’t come back, I find myself worrying and…
Oceanographer Helen E. Phillips Investigates Currents
Jun 17, 2019 • 60 min
Australian Oceanographer Helen Phillips, PhD was a quiet, introverted drifter growing up. She was comfortable in math and science because she was judged on the exactness, the preciseness of her answers. Her research is on the Antarctic Circumpolar…
Spoken Word by Nigerian Performance Poet, Huwa
Jun 10, 2019 • 33 min
Nigerian resident, Huwa, performs Spoken Word. She talks about living in a third world country - Nigeria - where life is grand despite limited choices. Poems in Spoken Word frequently refer to issues of social justice, politics, race, and community. Huwa…
A Polar Bear Tapped Me On The Shoulder
Jun 3, 2019 • 25 min
“The polar bear must have heard me snoring and he put his paw on my head and my shoulder…” Jack and Steve of Akook Arctic Adventures and Left Eye Productions are polar bear guides in Kaktovik Alaska. They put the polar bears at the forefront for tourists…
Life Coach Kyra King – Listen to your Body
May 27, 2019 • 30 min
Do you want to learn how to listen to your body? Maybe you want habits that will transform you! Learn how Satisfaction Life Coach Kyra King can help you. Life Coach Kyra King is the mother of two children. She is a single mom coming out of a relationship…
An unconventional journey to motherhood
May 20, 2019 • 31 min
Kyla and Britney are two human beings coming together at the most human level possible. They share a close friendship with each other. Kyla and Mark could no longer have children but through gestational surrogacy Britney carried Kyla’s and Mark’s son to…
Reflections on motherhood. Victoria Sanchez
May 13, 2019 • 30 min
Victoria Sanchez reflects on motherhood to her five children. She reflects on happy memories and the wonderful adventures the family experienced. Her husband says that she makes sacrifices for the family with ‘angelic devotion.’ Building community and…
Inspiration of dance. Inspiring expressive movement. When In Doubt Dance It Out.
May 9, 2019 • 34 min
Dancers share their thoughts on the inspiration of dance. When in doubt, dance it out. Dancing brings you into a new world. Dance has no boundaries and no negatives through expression. Hearing yourself tap is pretty cool. Choreography is putting on stage…
Dancer Kathie Fishback Anthony of the Carol Burnett Show shares her joy in the art
May 6, 2019 • 43 min
Dancer Kathie Fishback Anthony enjoyed a professional career in California. Some of her performances include The Carol Burnett Show and The Dean Martin Show. She also toured with Sammy Davis, Jr. Kathie finds joy in the world of dance. As director of a…
‘Reading Partners’ Tutor & Journalist Matt Bracken unlocks student potential
Apr 29, 2019 • 25 min
Matt Bracken is a young senior editor for a Washington, D.C. based publication. He also volunteers with Reading Partners as a literacy tutor for struggling readers. His positive imprint is impressive as he chooses to help students succeed at a school that…
Ten Year Old Global Environmental Activist Lilly Platt. Lilly’s Plastic Pickup. Clean up the world! Who’s with me?!
Apr 22, 2019 • 40 min
Ten year old GLOBAL environmental activist Lilly Platt is taking an active role in seeking political action against global warming and against plastics. She is a youth ambassador of plastic pollution coalition. One day I was walking with my grandfather. I…
Britain’s Got Talent Star Father Ray Kelly reminisces memorable audition and family memories
Apr 18, 2019 • 22 min
Father Ray Kelly had no desire to sing in front of Britain’s Got Talent, Simon Cowell but he went for it! His audition is memorable. Father belted R.E.M.’s ”Everybody Hurts” song with emotion. He shares his experiences on this podcast episode. Today he…
Father Ray Kelly Hallelujah singing sensation reminisces and humanizes his journey into the priesthood Part One
Apr 15, 2019 • 32 min
Fr. Ray Kelly humanizes his journey into the priesthood. He had a great Civil Service job and money in his pocket. What inspired him to give it all up? Father sang for Pope John Paul II and Father also formed a band. He continues to serve Ireland as a…
Federal CID Agent turns Author. Writing provides outlet for PTSD issues. Stuart L Scott. I stopped suffering in silence.
Apr 8, 2019 • 47 min
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. I Didn’t suffer in silence. I dealt with my PTSD through writing. US Federal CID Agent Stuart L. Scott turns experiences into a romance novel and a humorous compilation of short stories. My experiences are woven into my…
Outside Magazine Online freelance writer Eva Holland; Physician’s Assistant Kayla inspired by Starfish Story
Apr 1, 2019 • 30 min
Eva Holland is a free-lance writer for Outside magazine. She also does work for National Geographic and other publications. She write stories that will have some meaning for people but the stories don’t have to be super serious because there’s something…
Vegan Czech Engineer inspired by Joaquin Phoenix and the movie ‘Earthlings’. Learned English working with American carnival
Mar 25, 2019 • 24 min
Becoming vegan is a choice I am able to make. In the past, people in Czech Republic couldn’t really make those choices because of the scarcity of so many things but today we have developed a very competitive country. The old regime is recent and people…
Natural Disaster survivors find hope through All Hands and Hearts global response team. Relief from volunteers in purple shirts
Mar 18, 2019 • 30 min
We can’t control nature but we can control the actions that we take in a natural disaster. Every situation that we deal with a homeowner or school child or whatever it is those situations are each heart-wrenching and they are beautiful and you walk away…
Archaeologist recovers human remains. History vanishes as ice melts- Anne M. Jensen; Vanessa Crandell-Beck studies Mt. St. Helen’s.
Mar 11, 2019 • 28 min
Scientists. Anne. Somebody reported human remains in far north North America. I helped to recover them before they were washed away. This one individual dated back to 1000 A.D. or earlier and this person had grave goods intact. Vanessa I’ve worked in the…
Engrave Your Forever, Leave Your Mark, The Recognition Place Jason York & Thomas DeMoss
Mar 4, 2019 • 23 min
“Leave your Mark” is our slogan. As a business model this is what we do. People bring things in for engraving. These are items that people want to give to someone else that are reminders of something special or for an appreciation but whatever the case,…
Dirk Wales, storyteller, “Jack London’s Dog,” “A Lucky Dog.” Filmmaker, get unhooked of prescription drugs.
Feb 25, 2019 • 48 min
Dirk Wales - Develop a habit that you’re going to do something for yourself and that will re-inspire you towards your passion. Dirk has inspired people to get unhooked of prescription drugs. He’s the author of novels, ‘how-to’ books, and children’s books…
Outdoor adventures? Step outside and get inspired – Espen Lysø. Follow your dreams – Kine Leines Skår – Norway
Feb 18, 2019 • 32 min
—”You don’t need to be an expert, hike for miles or have the best equipment to have a great outdoors experience. Make do with what you have and learn from your adventures”. “Du trenger ikke å være ekspert, gå milevis eller ha det beste utstyret for å ha…
How one person is changing the lives of many through a warm heart and two knitting needles. Darlene Matz
Feb 11, 2019 • 22 min
‘Alone we cannot change the world but we can make it a better place for one other person.’ In 2005 my mother died and I had just started making hats after not knitting for many years. My stepfather said to me, “how many of those are you going to do…
Hey! Can I Get Some Help Here Right Now? Traveling. You’ve Got to Listen to This! Marcos Mendonca
Feb 4, 2019 • 51 min
Author Marcos Mendonca shares his perspective on traveling: To me traveling is very fulfilling. The more I see the less I know. How can I live my entire life without knowing how people do things and how they live? The most important thing for me about…
Repair Cafe Don’t Throw It Away Repair It Find a Repair Cafe Near You – or Start One Part Two
Jan 28, 2019 • 25 min
“The Right to Repair movement is the idea that manufacturers have this policy where if something goes wrong with an item you purchase you have to take the item to them for repairs. That can be a big cost to you. You are not allowed to fix it. But people…
Repair Cafe Break the Throw Away Mindset What You Can Learn From Jackie Carter Part One
Jan 28, 2019 • 23 min
PART I-“The Repair Cafe is free to the public. It’s a place where people can bring in items needing to be fixed. Visitors can also learn how to repair things themselves so that they can see their belongings in a different way.” “The common mindset is to…
Elevated Cat Walks and Monkey Trails of Ray Orehowsky Construction That Wins Visitors
Jan 21, 2019 • 26 min
Ray Orehowsky executed the building of several of the habitats for the Philadelphia Zoo. “There is nowhere for the zoo to expand except up. I was part of a fantastic team and through collaboration we designed elevated trails.” “It’s been an interesting…
I Want to Be Open to the Gifts that are Shown to Me, Organic Gardener, Marion Owen Kodiak Alaska
Jan 14, 2019 • 34 min
“Grow food you want to eat.” Marion Owen lives in Kodiak Alaska where she cares for her well-established organic garden. She grows foods she wants to eat and share with others. “I live in Kodiak Alaska. It gets radical in the spring and fall with the…
Simplify your life? Van Cat Meow Richard East provides tips
Jan 7, 2019 • 31 min
Richard East, also known as Van Cat Meow, is a nomad from Tasmania. He and his cat Willow travel around Australia in a van. ”I didn’t know where I fit in the world. If you’d asked me when I was ten what I’d be doing in twenty years’ time, I suspect my…
FEED THE FUTURE AND GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY, Sustainable agriculture – Andrew Bracken
Jan 7, 2019 • 27 min
Andrew’s positive imprint is that he creates public and private partnerships to invest in sustainable agriculture for small farmers across the globe. His job helps to provide real income to farmers and not just for subsistence living. “In Zambia we’re…
Mary Shields First Woman to Complete Iditarod Race How she acquired her first dog team will surprise you
Jan 7, 2019 • 29 min
Happy Trails and Happy Tales from Iditarod Racer, author, adventurer and storyteller, Mary Shields. Mary Shields entered the Iditarod in 1974 and is known as the first woman to complete the Iditarod. She was told that she would die. One man yelled at her,…
Cinnamon Sugar and Spice Cafe Launch Party
Jan 6, 2019 • 18 min
My launch party is being held at Cinnamon Sugar and Spice Cafe. It is owned by Kanella Chronis. This bonus shorter podcast features two guests. Kanella and also James Garrigan who runs the Cinnamon Sugar and Spice Cafe cooking classes held at the cafe.…
Introduction
Dec 21, 2018 • 4 min
This PODCAST is a variety show!! Stories are everywhere. People are everywhere. Your Positive Imprint is real life…true stories. This show features people from our global community and how their positive achievements are inspiring positive actions.…
Trailer
Dec 12, 2018 • 2 min
Get inspired! YOUR POSITIVE IMPRINT podcast is real life…true stories. People from all over the WORLD share their positive achievements that are influencing positive actions. Hear how their efforts can affect and inspire you! It’s a variety show! Your…