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Produced and Hosted by Mari Mitchell 

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Join me on Dare to be Authentic Radio where I feature leading authors, therapists, spiritual leaders, coaches, teachers, healers, mentors, medical professionals, CEO's, singers, actors, entrepreneurs, and others who who boldly share how authenticity has enhanced their life.
We are currently airing in the US plus 42 International countries!

Featured shows of the week 

Deb Hart
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 Sistas. She is also a retreat facilitator of free Pink Sistas retreats which are designed to quiet the storm within, restore confidence, and empower breast cancer survivors. 

Christopher Powell
Developing Your Vision Into Physical Reality

Join me with guest Christopher Powell as he talks about celebrating small victories and encouraging people from all walks of life to find the gifts within their challenges. Christoper is a groundbreaking 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 by turning negatives into positives. Christopher combines the lessons he’s learned about living with cerebral palsy with wisdom about being positive and flexible in business and in life to encourage others to overcome their challenges and achieve their dreams.

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. Through his books, speeches, and discourses, he encourages to think and feel for self so that self-love may bloom This betters the personal and devotional life not only for you, but for all those around you. 

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.

Vivian Chas*
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. 

Caroline Lambert*
Everyone Has a Story Worth Sharing 

Join me with guest Caroline Lambert, an award-winning writer and former journalist who helps people write their stories so they can create and share their legacy. Caroline Lambert is a writing collaborator, ghostwriter and book coach

Lisa Manzo*
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. 

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. 

Ilona Selke*
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. 

RockyRomanella *
Go After Your Dreams

Join me with guest Rocky Romanella as he talks about what it takes to be a leader. He is also author of the book Tighten the Lug Nuts. He inspires people to go after their dreams no matter where they are in their life and career.

Grace Ratto*
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.

Matt Jung**
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"

Jill Valdez+
Unleash Your Authentic Self

Join me with guest Jill Valdez as we talk about how to unleash your authentic self and overcome obstacles so you can step into your purpose. Jill helps companies improve their people management and team development. She also coaches small business owners and managers at mid-size companies on how to be more effective and efficient with people management.

Billy Lonas
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. 

Angela Day*
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

Nelson Brown*
Men's Feelings Matter 

Guest Nelson Brown speaks from a man's perspective how it feels to battle low self-esteem, depression, and loneliness. Nelson was suicidal in his freshman year of high school. He's now author of the book "The Beauty in Us - Our Reality" and encourages children, teens, and young adults.

Alan Eschenburg*
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's where you imagine you can go, do, and be! 

Michelle Hannah*+
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.

Gaia Morrissette*
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 .

Kalvin Evans*
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. 

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.

Christine Rucci*
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. 

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. 

Cesar Espino*
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.

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!
Amy Schoen*
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 . 

Damon Burton *
An Authentic Place of Alignment With Your Higher Self

Join me with guest Shanta Gabriel who will be sharing tools for expanding consciousness and living more resourcefully on the Earth. Shanta teaches tools for inner peace to groups and individuals. She offers private sessions, classes and membership groups.

Marilyn Redmond *
An Authentic Place of Alignment With Your Higher Self

Join me with guest Marilyn Redmond as she talks about how she was able to overcome domestic violence, trauma and addiction.  Marilyn is a spiritual counselor, regression therapist, gives readings, teaches, speaks and is an artist and writer. Her newest book is called "Finding Reality Beyond Fear".

Sandra Alexander+
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. 

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.

Jenny Mannion+
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 .

Patty Sisco*
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.

Alexander Ford**
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.

Patricia Gagic*
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" 

Jeanne Hess*
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.

Dr. Delene Musielak
Live Your Maximum Life With Passion

Join me with Dr. Delene Musielak who practices medicine full-time, aisspeaker and has her own show, The Dr. Mom Show Delene  is the mother of triplets and author of two books: “M.O.M. - Meditate. Overcome. Motivate,” a 30-Day Women’s Devotional Journal and  “The Tripsies and Me.” 

Susan Zummo*
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,

Sonza Curtis*
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 . 

Emma Woolrich
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.

Cecile Thomas +
Be Who You Are, Drop the Mask 

Join me with Cecile Thomas who helps women who feel there is nothing more to life than what they are settling for. By taking an honest look at the results they are creating in their life they learn that they are responsible for the direction of their life and can begin to to take ownership and create the life they truly want.

Carolina Herrera Flores
10 minutes of Personal Yoga, 

Join me with guest with Carolina Herrera Flores who has created a yoga program that takes only 10 minutes a day. Carolina is health coach expert, lifestyle consultant, and personal yoga teacher. She's also author of two books: "Learn Commit Grow with Personal Yoga", and "Wellness Core Secrets" and works in healthcare as an RN.

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. 

Chalet Jean Baptiste
ReLive Again

Join me with guest Chalet Jean Baptiste as she talks about how she overcame the depression she was under after her husband's infidelity. Chalet it a college professor and author of 3 books: "Black Dresses Stain," "Black from Scratch," and "ReLive". She encourages others to empower themselves by telling their story and exposing their authentic self. 

Miranda Horvath
The Powerhouse Practitioner's Guide

Join me with guest Miranda Horvath who created a successful Massage Therapist business and now helps other practitioners. Miranda is the creator of MassageByMir Inc. where she equips practitioners with the skills and guidance that leads them to a full client schedule.

Shenandoah Chefalo*
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.  

DeAnna Dupree
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. 
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.

Christopher Duquette
Conquering Difficult Obstacles in Life

Join me with guest Christopher Duquette author of "Homo GoGo Man" a book about the world of 

go-go dancing, drugs and underground 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.

Nichole Troupe
Never Let Your Struggles Stop You

Join me with guest Nichole Troupe  a quadriplegic and children's disability author who encourages disabled children to follow their dreams.  After having her daughter she became a quadriplegic, but that did not keep her from pursuing her goals of helping children in need. As an advocate and supporter to children with disabilities she strives to shield them from the cruelty in this world. 

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

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