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The World is Diverse. Embrace It.
Oct 19 • 6 min
When did you really understand diversity? How do you accept and welcome differences?
Practice Your Craft. Legendary Guitarist Michael Anthony
Oct 12 • 56 min
At 14, legendary musician Michael Anthony picked up a guitar and learned to play. Choosing the recording studio profession he became known as the “go-to guitarist of Hollywood.” Michael Anthony may be heard on his guitar on hundreds of TV shows and in…
Your Positive Imprint is Shifting Gears
Oct 5 • 3 min
I am going to be launching my show with a new episode every other week through the end of the year 2020. But I will continue to launch an episode every Monday. Keep listening every Monday, with new episodes every other Monday starting next week October 12.
Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors
Sep 28 • 44 min
Ronnie Susan Walker did not know that the fabric of her family would be torn following the suicide of her stepson. Ronnie and her daughter Heather Shadur share their fervent, emotional accounts of losing their family member to suicide. Journey with both…
Inna Braverman, Tales of Discovery: Eco Wave Power
Sep 21 • 35 min
Tales of Discovery. Female entrepreneur Inna Braverman almost died as an infant due to the Chernobyl explosion. Today she lives her life changing the world for a better future. Inna shares her company’s innovative technology for producing green…
Cody Unser Paralyzed Advocate for People with Disabilities
Sep 14 • 48 min
Transverse Myelitis attacked the spinal cord of 12 year old Cody Unser. Cody is paralyzed. Part 2 continues with the transition into life following paralysis. As a voice and advocate for people with disabilities, Cody Unser is heard from under the sea as…
Paralysis: Hot Tears Forever Hope, Cody Unser
Sep 7 • 22 min
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Entertainment is a Powerful Gift. Dan Hughes, UK
Aug 31 • 23 min
Born in Sheffield, England, Dan Hughes came to be an accomplished guitarist, composer and lyricist. With an organic approach, he entertains globally from England, to South Korea. He shares one of his songs, “Feels Like Thunder.” Entertaining is a gift and…
TRAGEDY. Worlds Apart A Community Comes Together Kirk Hartom
Aug 24 • 43 min
When a family member tragically dies, Kirk Hartom and his Filipino community come together. No matter who you are or where you are in the world, it’s all about giving back. Kirk is an environmentalist and educator. Although not Navajo, he was raised on…
Positivity With Structure. Hip Hop Instructor Carlota Silva
Aug 17 • 24 min
Carlota Silva reaches dancers of all ages through positivity and structure. Teens can sometimes have a hard time in life where they could feel unwanted or not needed. But through dance and music they can express their feelings. Kids pick songs where they…
Life Lessons From Navigator Rozier E. Sanchez My Dad
Aug 10 • 21 min
Rozier E. Sanchez, my dad, taught me how to navigate through life using the stars, the constellations, and storytelling. An untraditional way of teaching life lessons. The North is where my journey begins. It’s a circle of life. A loop that bonds family…
Stay Relevant, Consistent and Diverse. Siblings Chris-Ian and Lilibeth Sanchez. Philippines
Aug 3 • 37 min
Off Broadway dancer and singer Chris Ian Sanchez struggled with telling his parents that he is gay. But what he learned along that journey was to remain diverse and to trust himself. His Filipino background teaches him to take life as it comes. Whatever…
Sustainable Agriculture, Global Food Security. Andrew Bracken
Jul 27 • 30 min
Marathon runner Andrew Bracken creates public and private partnerships to invest in sustainable agriculture for small farmers around the world. His work takes him to Zambia, Malawi, Guatemala, Kenya, and so many other countries. He’s the partnership…
Mack Bailey, Music Therapy Empowers Veterans Suffering From PTSD
Jul 20 • 66 min
This part 2 episode features more Mack Bailey music and incredible stories of veterans and how music changed their lives. Music therapist Mack Bailey empowers veterans suffering from PTSD with music and songwriting.
Mack Bailey, Music Therapist. How Music Rewires the Brain
Jul 13 • 59 min
Mack Bailey, legendary musician, singer, songwriter, and music therapist uses songwriting and music to rewire the brain. Songwriting and music brought Mack from the brink of what he calls a time in his life where he found little hope. Mack became…
Will You Be A Home Caregiver Someday? Gloria Robinson
Jul 6 • 32 min
Will you be a home caregiver someday? Gloria Robinson shares her decision and process of becoming a home caregiver to her elderly mom. Due to expenses Gloria Robinson’s mother had to leave the assisted living facility in which she was fond of. Along the…
What is YOUR Pet’s Positive Imprint?
Jun 29 • 15 min
What is it about our pets that they are able to teach us about love, trust, honor? Pets provide a never ending abundance of positive imprints. My pets have added positive imprints that inspire me. I’d love to hear about your pet and how you are inspired…
Christopher Marciano Creates Positive Change through Songwriting
Jun 22 • 44 min
Plastic-Free Seas, The Sea Monkey Project
Jun 15 • 54 min
Fifteen year old Sydney Steenland is founder of The Sea Monkey Project. The Sea Monkey Project is the ocean sailing family of four living and schooling on a 41 foot Morgan Out Island monohull yacht. (Carlos, Sarah, Sydney, Indi) This family is recycling…
Anti-aging Expert Dr. Laurena Law, Hong Kong
Jun 8 • 41 min
Anti-aging medicine in Hong Kong. Dr. Laurena Law specializes in medical aesthetics and uses nutritional and lifestyle medicine to improve skin aging. Chronic illness prevention is also a special interest in her medical practice. Discover who your…
Oceanographer Helen Phillips Investigates Antarctic Circumpolar Current and Climate Change
Jun 1 • 60 min
Oceanographer Dr. Helen Phillips of Tasmania is a drifter at sea studying the Antarctic Circumpolar Current and climate change. This current flows all of the way around Antarctica and separates the warm waters of the subtropics from the cold Antarctic.…
Mark Asquith That British Podcast Guy. Outspoken, NO BS
May 25 • 28 min
The world knows Mark Asquith as ‘That British Podcast Guy’. On this episode Mark shares his philosophy on life. He started his podcast journey on the back of a rejection. Moving forward he dove deep into the technology world co-founding Rebel Base Media,…
Imagine Infinity. Lost Boy R&B Artist, Rawiri James
May 18 • 55 min
Rawiri James is a storyteller and Rhythm and Blues / Hip Hop artist. His young adult novel is a horror / thriller. He believes that sharing your own story has great value and his is Lost Boy. Rawiri is a recovering addict who took action to become useful,…
I Pass This Way But Once, Victoria Sanchez, My Mom
May 11 • 57 min
Listeners ask me what life was like growing up. Mom, Victoria Sanchez, shares my heritage with you. Part of my heritage is of course enjoying and learning from the outdoors. In addition my heritage includes the positive actions of my parents Rozier and…
Yoga. What are the benefits? Jennifer Nole
May 4 • 46 min
Yoga coach Jennifer Nole explains the benefits to yoga therapy, meditation and holistic healing. She also shares her experiences helping clients who’ve had strokes or brain injuries. Jennifer Nole brings you into the world of yoga and meditation by…
Autistic Self-Advocate Tom Tortorich – “Authentically Myself”
Apr 27 • 38 min
Tom Tortorich is an autistic self-advocate with Asperger’s Syndrome. He shares his experiences and discusses neurodiversity, society and autism awareness. As an author he has published several science fiction novels and philosophical books.
Bulimia Survivor, Somer Sloan
Apr 20 • 35 min
Somer Sloan called her dad one day and said, “Dad, I relapsed. Being addicted feels like an impossible and difficult situation.” Somer’s dad told her that there is hard and there is destructive. A wandering artist struggling with bulimia, Somer aimlessly…
Climate Change, A Voyage of Discovery. Nathan Bindoff, Tasmania
Apr 13 • 51 min
Nathan Bindoff is a world renown Professor of Physical Oceanography at the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies. He is optimistic about our world where humans decide the future to be a sustainable and transformed one that…
Former NPR Affiliate News Anchor Shares Iraq War Experience – Stephanie Martin Taylor
Apr 6 • 39 min
Stephanie Martin Taylor is a former NPR affiliate reporter and news anchor. She moves through the world with a sense of adventure and wonder which she calls “beautiful baggage”. She was on assignment covering the Iraq War. Out of that experience in a…
NYC ICU Nurse Shares COVID-19 Message
Apr 1 • 18 min
New York City ICU Nurse shares her COVID-19 message. Fiorella also gives an account of her own reality of working in ICU during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Audubon Birdwatching Hugh and Urling Kingery
Mar 30 • 42 min
How many times have you been outdoors and commented to your friends about beautiful bird songs, but never giving it a second thought? What bird made the song? Why now? Why here? Explore the world of the birds we love, but are often a second thought, with…
Memoirs of a Singing Military Pilot. Milton Herman
Mar 23 • 57 min
Our elders are our history. Milton Herman is part of our history. He lived through the Great Depression and several wars. As a result he has stories to share. He’s a career Air Force pilot. Consequently a war vet. He says, “we’re risk takers so there’s an…
Broadway in Paris, Michael Pereira
Mar 16 • 57 min
Former New York city Broadway performer Michael Pereira now living in Paris, France, is opening up a new world for dancers. Broadway in Paris is bringing the magic of Broadway to the City of Light - Paris and beyond. But Michael not only shares the world…
Justice for Nature, Alena Bendová- Czech Republic
Mar 9 • 56 min
Justice for Nature/Forest for Children is an independent initiative. This Czech Republic vision is to seek a balance between human civilization and nature through active preservation of the environment and animals. Alena Bendová whom is spokesperson for…
Surrogate Mom faces death. Lindsay Gault, Canada
Mar 2 • 55 min
During a collage project in the 8th grade, Canadian Lindsay Gault came upon an article on surrogacy. Her heart, mind and soul spoke to her at that moment in time. She knew her positive imprints would lead her to surrogacy. For Lindsay Gault surrogacy was…
Vegan Victoria Moran Lives Charmed Life
Feb 24 • 57 min
Before becoming vegan Victoria Moran was a vegetarian. As a vegetarian she thought she was keeping animals from being slaughtered. But she learned otherwise and turned vegan. In fact she was named ‘sexiest vegan over 50’. She is living a charmed life…
I couldn’t wiggle a finger. Myelin Sheath Spinal Cord Researcher Bob Gould
Feb 17 • 45 min
I regained consciousness, which was great, but shortly thereafter I realized I couldn’t move anything from my neck down. I couldn’t wiggle a finger. Myelin Sheath researcher Bob Gould explains his research and his own spinal cord injury that damaged his…
HIDDEN PACIFIC FILMMAKER IAN SHIVE PROFILES PACIFIC ATOLLS
Feb 10 • 58 min
Hidden Pacific Ian Shive is becoming one of the most published nature photographers in the world. He profiles nature through documentary storytelling of our natural environment. He knows that a great story is the journey. His voice in this greater…
Saving Igbo Language from Extinction, Ugochi Onyewu
Feb 3 • 28 min
What would you do if you read that part of your culture will be extinct by 2050? Over a decade ago Ugochi Onyewu read an article from UNESCO which is The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The article listed languages that…
The More You Serve the World the More it Will Serve You. Pat Helmers, Sales Babble
Jan 27 • 33 min
Sales Babble Podcaster Pat Helmers is author of the Selling with Confidence sales system. The more you serve the world, the more it will serve you. He is host of the award winning Sales Babble sales podcast. But there’s more to him than his global…
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.
Autistic Adults Assemble Your Office Products. Business With A Heart. Stride, Inc.
Sep 30, 2019 • 56 min
Autistic 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 Carnley, My 360 Project
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 Nicholas Lippman
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, Climate Change
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…
Global Environmental Activist Lilly Platt. Lilly’s Plastic Pickup. Clean up the world!
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…
Czech Vegan Philosopher – Martin Zeman, Czech Republic
Mar 25, 2019 • 24 min
Becoming vegan is a choice Martin Zeman is 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 Czech Republic is a developed and very competitive country. The old…
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,…
Get Unhooked Prescription Drugs, Dirk Wales Filmmaker, Author “Jack London’s Dog”
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 – Norway – Espen Lysø & Kine Leines Skår
Feb 18, 2019 • 32 min
Espen Lysø, Norway—- -“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…
Two Knitting Needles are Changing the World. 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.” Darlene Matz is changing the world one knitted hat at a time. In 2005 her mother died and Darlene began knitting hats after not knitting for many years. Her…
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…