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Featured shows of the week
Dr. Ivy Ge*
Helping Women Pursue Self-Growth
Join me with guest Dr. Ivy Ge who inspires women to design their own fate. She has transformed her life as a working mother and now writes to inspire women to design their own fate. Her thrillers tell the extraordinary tales of ordinary heroines. Her self-help books empower women to pursue self-growth outside the role of caregivers.
Rae du Soleil
Creation for Connection
Join me with guest Rae du Soleil talking about cultivating positive social change through the creative arts. Rae is a San Francisco-based artist with a mission of "creation for connection" and promotes courage, vulnerability, empathy, and positivity through music. Her powerful songwriting and sound has been recognized by Indie Band Guru, Thrive Global, Medium, Music Mecca, and others. Authority Magazine hails her as one of Indie Pop’s rising stars and Daily Music Roll describes her sound as "a beautiful artistic instigator of all our senses." As a college Sophomore, Rae du Soleil performs regularly in the Pacific Northwest, is creating an interactive book of poetry and has become known for singing in both French and English.
Other featured shows
Sue Matthews *
Live and celebrate every moment in life
Join me with guest Sue Matthews, author of "Paint Your Hair Blue - A Celebration of Life with Hope for Tomorrow in the Face of Pediatric Cancer." Sue lost her daughter, Taylor, to pediatric cancer and now encourages others facing pediatric cancer.
Love Conquers All
Join me with guest Vivian Chas, advocate for love and author of "Saving Grace". Vivian is passionate about making our schools a safe place again believing that love is the answer. That is the theme of her book "Saving Grace." Vivian writes fiction during her spare time spreading the message of love and acceptance of others
Chaz Van Heyden *
A Safer Less Stressful Driving Environment
Join me with guest Chaz Van Heyden who's mission is to create a much safer and less stressful driving environment Chaz is a full-time author, and his book "The Careless Driver" addresses this issue that Chaz is so passionate about.
Sue Finley *
Go After Your Dreams
Join me with Susan Finley as we talk about creating the life you want using Law of Attraction principles. Susan is a Life Coach and Author of "Keys to Unlocking the Law of Attraction". She believes that everyone can have that joyful, blissful life they desire and deserve.
Be the Brightest Soul You Can Be
Join me with guest Jacqueline Claire talking about creating a deeper connection to the spiritual in our day to day lives. Jacqueline is a visual artist who coined the term “Spiritual Realism” to describe her work. She is driven to uplift her community and bring people together through her paintings.
Dr Michelle Post*
You are Uniquely Gifted
Join me with guest Dr. Michelle Post who believes that everyone is gifted, unique, original, and created for greatness. Her life mission is to help others use those gifts to make a lasting impact on our world. Dr. Post is passionate about helping businesses to start where they are, with what they have, and do what they can.
You Have the Power to Change Your Life
Join me with guest Lisa Manzo as we talk about how she was able to make big life changes. Lisa wanted to quit drinking and lose weight. She succeeded in doing both and now helps other who want to make lifestyle changes.
DREAM BIG - The Universe Is Listening
Guest Ilona Selke shares about how she learned to manifest what she wants into her life. She was fascinating with the concept of being able to manifest since she was 10 years old. lona is an internationally bestselling author, seminar leader, lecturer, musician and CEO/co-founder of Living from Vision since 1988, as well as the owner and creator of the Shambala Retreat Center in Bali.
Linwood Jackson Jr.
Realizing Your Self-Worth
Join me with guest Linwood Jackson Jr. talking about how he was able to realize his self-worth and how you can do the same. Linwood is an author writing on mental and spiritual health. He believes in the power of the Bible's words when sincerely exercised and studied.
From Saving Lives to Saving Scalps
Join me with guest Grace Ratto, R.N., C.C.P. Emeritus who when faced with her daughter and herself having lice, decided there must be a way to prevent this from happening. Grace went on to invent Grace's NitFlix, a shampoo that not only kills lice, but prevents it.
Identifying Your Core Values
Guest Matt Jung discusses how he was inspired to identify the core values for his organization and create a system called Recognize, Reward, and Repeat to encourage and inspire those that are living the values. Matt is co-founder of Comfort Research and his passion is to: "Lead his organization to awesomeness"
You Are Already Enough
Melissa Snow talks about how women can improve their lives by improving the relationship they have with themselves. She spent most of her life feeling "not good enough." She was finally able to find her own value. Melisa is now a Certified Life Coach and author of , "Life Doesn't Have to be so Hard". She is passionate about helping women see their self-worth.
Seeing Life from a Different Perspective
Join me with guest Billy Lonas who writes songs and books based on his own life experiences. Billy is an electrician by trade, but his passion is writing songs that will touch the heart and soul of those who listen.
The Beauty in Us
Join me with guest Nelson Brown author of "The Beauty in Us, Our Reality". His #BlackPrinceMagic clothing line celebrates young, black men and their accomplishments. His newest book: "The Beauty In Us: Vulnerable Masculinity" was just released through Amazon. He's will also be starting his own radio show "The Beauty In Us Radio".
Take The Self Vows First
Join me with guest Michelle Hannah who encourages us to take the "Self-vows" before committing to a relationship with another. Her book "The Vows" came from a deep desire to connect to her authentic self. She now uses what she learned in her journey to self-love and a loving fulfilling relationship, to help others find that true love they are desiring.
Being "in tune" with your own body
Join me with guest Kalvin Evans as he talks about how important fitness and wellness truly are to our lives. Kalvin is a veteran of the US Air Force, a motivational and inspirational speaker and TEDx Wilmington Salon Speaker. Kalvin is owner of Xodus Adventures, a health, wellness, and adventure company training clients all over the world.
Love the Hell out of Folks
Join me with guest Angela Day as we talk about how unforgiveness harms us and how to forgive and truly allow healing. Angela is a Forgiveness Coach and author of "Love the Hell Out of Folks: My Story of Healing Broken Family Relationships (and How You Can Too!)" She offers guidance, strategies, activities, and coaching to repair and heal relationships
Keep Adding to Your Dreams
Join me with guest Alan Eschenburg the founder and creator of Belegenza, Extraordinary Haircare. Alan started doing hair at an early age rising to a star in the industry. He believes that it's not where you've been that makes the difference...it's where you imagine you can go, do, and be!
Making the World a Safer, Sexier and Happier Place
Join me with guest Gaia Morrissette who believes that the keys to a happy, healthy, wealthy, magical and EPIC orgasmic life is ; sexual wellness, embracing the human experience and releasing fear, shame, guilt and self-loathing. Gaia is a renown international speaker, trainer, facilitator and coach .
Frank Agin *
Business and Personal Success through Networking
Frank Agin talks about business and personal success through networking. Frank is Founder and CEO of AmSpirit Business Connections, where he helps empower entrepreneurs, sales reps and professionals become more successful by providing a space for authentic networking.
Being Me is What Makes Me Happy
Join me with guest Christine Rucci who at the age of 19 was in a horrific car accident that left her facially disfigured. Over the next 13 years she would have over 30 operations to try and repair the damage to give her some semblance of normalcy. Christine is an RN and author of "Two Phased", her memoir.
You Can Overcome Anything, Even When the World Says NO
Join me with guest Cesar Espino who was born in Mexico City and was raised by a single mom. Cesar believes that you can overcome anything, even when the world says no and that is the title of his new book. He holds a masters degree, is an entrepreneur and encourages others to follow their dreams regardless of their circumstances.
Your True Love Partner is Out There
Join me with guest Amy Schoen as we talk about how to attract your true love partner. Amy is a certified life and relationship coach, helping marriage-minded men and women find their life partner through her proprietary Motived to Marry Dating Secrets Program .
Freedom, Justice, and Light
Join me with Guest Estelle California talking about her journey of hardship and how she became strong enough to stand up and speak her truth. In 2013, Estelle moved to Oakland, CA, and felt drawn to the diverse and respectful community. As a musician, Estelle's lyrics offer an overall message of hope and gratitude.
EIleen Head +
Live a Juicier Life!
Join me with guest with Eileen Head who struggled in a 35 year marriage until she finally gave up then later discovered the Enneagram (any-a-gram) personalities which helped her find her authentic self, what she needed to feel loved, and gave her the answers she had been searching for. Now she helps couples who might be feeling stuck, trapped, and powerless.
Another Cheesy Family Newsletter
Join me with Patty Sisco who writes under the pen name of Elizabeth Silva as she talks about her memoir, "Another Cheesy Family Newsletter." Patty is a passionate advocate for public education, for those with autism, for improved mental health, for families dealing with addiction and alcoholism.
Empowering Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
Alexander Ford talks about staying focused on the mission and listening to your inner voice. Alexander Ford is President and CEO of Measurable Genius and he helps entrepreneurs and business owners find their story, acquire new leads, and convert challenges into opportunities.
Inspired to be Rewired Every Single Day
Join me with guest Patricia Gagic as she talks about how to be inspired to be rewired every day. Patricia is an accomplished International Contemporary Artist and award- winning Author. She will be exhibiting in Paris, London, Singapore, and Australia in 2020. Patricia is also the author of "Mastering the 5 Radical Degrees of Life"
Expanding Meaning, Consciousness, and Inclusivity
Join me with guest Jeanne Hess as she talks about how through telling of stories we can expand meaning, consciousness, and inclusivity. Jeanne is a retired coach and teacher from Kalamazoo College. Her second book, "MaxAbility - Who Are You, and What Are You Here For?" takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery.
Developing Your Vision Into Physical Reality
Christopher Powell encourages people from all walks of life to find the gifts within their challenges. Christoper is a mathematician, businessman, and motivational speaker with cerebral palsy. He uses his humorous and insightful stories of personal triumph over a lifetime of heartbreaking disability to show others how they can overcome their challenges.
Jeff Hutsell +
Find the Courage for Kindness
oin me with guest Jeff Hutsell, author of "I Really Meant to Tell You" as we talk about having the courage to be truly kind to others. Jeff encourages us to go ahead and compliment people in you life. He shows up with 100% authenticity with his clients believing that's the only way for them to trust him with their secrets, their challenges and their hopes/dreams is to be 100% authentic.
Lynn Owens *
Embrace the Amazing in Your Life
Join me and my special guest Lynn Owens as she talks about how experiencing breast cancer allowed her to take her life back. She once lived a life filled with people pleasing and doing too much. Learn how you can step into your most amazing and authentic life!
Sepsis Awareness, Grief, and Resiliency
Join me with guest Christina Flach who lost her husband to Sepsis and now speaks on sepsis awareness. Christina is the CEO of Pretty Girl Makeup, a celebrity makeup artist, and a fashion commentator. She is also a sepsis awareness advocate, as well as a mom, divorcee, and widow.
Finding Emotional Peace and Spiritual Excitement
Join me with my special guest Sandra Alexander as we talk about her first book The Sweat Creamy Stuff in the Middle - Love Above and Beyond, where she boldly and with complete vulnerability shares how she found emotional peace and spiritual excitement beyond anything she had ever known.
You are Unlimited
Join me with guest Jenny Mannion who healed herself in three weeks of seven years of chronic disease. She now is an intuitive healer and mind/body mentor, who inspires people to create the life they desire. We are going to be talking about how you are unlimited how to remove the blocks in your life and come into self-love and mindfulness .
Connecting to Your Own Inner Truth
Join me with guest Susan Zummo as we talk about how she helps others connect with their own inner truth to lead a more positive and successful life. Susan is author of the book, "Mapping the Inner Landscape: Decoding the Symbols of Dreams and Everyday Life". and teaches Perceptive Awareness Technique,
You Have an Innate Ability to Heal
Join me with guest Sonza Curtis as she shares about how we all have an innate ability to heal. Sonza is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. She addresses the root cause of medical issues using a body system oriented approach .
You can Learn How to Self Heal
Join me with guest Emma Woolrich as she talks about how you can self-heal. Emma is a coach and healer who through a holistic approach ‘transformed’ over 47 years of ‘stuff’ that had been building inside of her. Her "Spiritually You Orb Genetics" is a simple 8 session framework for anyone to connect and heal.
Healing After a Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
Join me with guest Deb Hart founder of Pink Sistas a non-profit organization that helps women dealing with breast cancer. Deb is an author, inspirational speaker, mom, entrepreneur, breast cancer survivor, and Director of Pink Sista offering free Pink Sistas retreats which are designed to restore confidence, and empower breast cancer survivors.
Say Yes to Life
Join me with guest Elliott Robertson talking about how letting the heart be the engine can lead to greater fulfillment and happiness. Elliott is an author, happiness coach and certified leader for ‘Happy for No Reason’ workshops. In his book, "Say Yes to Life, Elliott shines a light on ways to live with the heart leading the way.
Lizbeth Meredith *
You Can Achieve Improbable Goals
Join me with guest Lizbeth Meredith, a speaker and the author of her memoir, Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters." A former domestic violence advocate and child abuse investigator, Lizbeth has worked for the past two decades as a probation officer.
It is Possible to Overcome and Heal at Any Age
Join me with guest Shenandoah Chefalo as she talks about fostering an understanding of trauma and resilience so we can move toward healing and positive growth. Shenandoah is author of three books including her award winning, Garbage Bag Suitcase.
Jeff Antonucci *
Beautiful Messages of Love, Peace and Goodwill
Join me with guest Jeff Antonucci talking about his book "Deep Within a Blueberry Sky," which is a beautiful story about the wonderful power of love and all the amazing good that comes to everyone and everything that it touches. “Love and Peace, a SIGN for our times.” is Jeff's newest inspiration.
J.T. Madicus *
Do What Makes You Happy and Fulfilled
Join me with J. T. Madicus, an American author, entrepreneur, and medical educator, known worldwide for his “Future Doc House” YouTube channel and the author of "Final Diagnosis – No Second Chances", the novel that serves as the inspiration for the TV series. He talks about why he encourages people to do what makes them happy and fulfulled.
Live, Dress, and Speak as if You Are Who You Want to Be
Join me with guest DeAnna DuPree as we talk about how she transforms the lives of women through style fashion and mindfulness. Based in Southern California, DeAnna is the trendsetting Personal Shopper and Wardrobe Stylist helping influential entrepreneurs to STEP OUT AND GET NOTICED with their wardrobe choices.
Conquering Difficult Obstacles
Join me with guest Christopher Duquette author of "Homo GoGo Man" a book about the world of
go-go dancing, drugs and clubs in New York City. The story continues as he trips more drugs, and a series of boyfriends for two decades until he bottoms out Christoper cleaned up his life and now is an author and mentor to young adults.
Marguerite Uhlmann Bower*
Trees and Plants Are in Deep Communication With Us
Join me with guest Marguerite Uhlmann Bower as she shares how trees, plants and flora communicate with us and can enhance our lives. Marguerite speaks on plants through Wild Foods Foraging Expeditions in New York where she introduces people to the role of plants and trees in our wellness.
Own Your Worth and Love Yourself
Join me with guest Alena Guest who will be talking about having the power to make your own choices. Alena is a clinical hypnotherapist and author of the memoir, "Ravishing", an account of her years as a successful actress and an object of abuse by Hollywood predators.
All Change Begins and Ends With Working on Ourselves
Join me with guest Jimmy Mack as he talks about how everything is energy. Jimmy is healer who uses his Liquid Fish, Change made simple technique to help people. He has a weekly radio show and is author of 8 books and 28 audio MP3's.
Let's celebrate each other!
Join me with guest Richard Skipper talking about why it's so important to celebrate each other. Richard is an entertainer, raconteur, arts advocate, theater historian as well as a promotions & marketing guru; all under his brand of Richard Skipper Celebrates! He's passionate about people, empathy, and the arts.
Thank you so much for coming into my life. It is an honor. I have listened to several of your interviews and find them interesting and fun.
Thank you for all that you stand for and the joy you are putting out into the world! -Rey Leal