Please see below by date the list of archived shows. This list also includes the names of each guest. For more information about each guest please click on the link Upcoming Guests and look up the date for which the show appeared.
July 22nd, 2012
Mr. Shannon Rose
Shannon, also known as Mr. Hollywood, shares how he got started in the WWF as an announcer and how he turned that into the voice of a virtual wrestling video game as well as publicist to the stars. Most importantly Shannon shares how he overcomes, everyday, the symptoms of Ehlers – Danlos Syndrome including not knowing from day to day if he will be able to move his arms, swallow, talk or any other number of normal body functions. Great show.
Christine Hotchkiss and Nancy
Our pay it forward “girl” is at it again. In a previous show Christine shared her story of losing her daughter and then turning that tragedy into helping others. First is was an acquaintance whom was in a bad accident and in a coma for weeks. Christine showed up every day to read to her. They are now good friends. Well Christine is now at it again. A friend of a friend, Michael, ( someone she has never met) was in a bad accident and is now in the hospital. Christine drives an hour to the hospital to help out as much as she can including giving Michael’s mother, Nancy, a break as she can as well as read get well cards and the like to Michael. A truly heart touching show.
July 15th, 2012
Jenny Lynn Anderson
Jenny Lynn shares how 15 minutes changed the rest of her life. Her story of sexual assult and her 20 year recovery is an inspiring story for anyone but especially for anyone who has experienced rape/sexual assault. Jenny Lynn is now out sharing her story and helping others to recover and live their life with passion and purpose.
If you have not been affected by suicide then most likely you know someone who has. Carl shares his story of how his brother’s suicide still affect him now, 40 years later. Carl is now out actively building awareness about the things that can be done to prevent suicide. Check out his story here.
July 8th, 2012
Chuck was on top, then hit rock bottom and I mean rock bottom and is now climbing that mountain again to the top. Flying around in private jets, living in a mansion and buying anything he wanted on a whim one day to a divorce, a one bedroom apartment and not even being able to adopt a dog from the local animal shelter in just a matter of a months. Now Chuck is making a comeback and in this show he shares the four steps anyone can take to make a comeback. Check it out.
Michelle shares her story of triumph regarding her special needs son. Through the art of movement therapy Michelle has been able to help her son, the same son the doctors told would not be able to live a regular life, to excel in standard classes at school where he is earning honors. Through this movement therapy Michelle helps special needs kids and adults reclaim their life and learn how to function better. Make sure to check out this inspiring story.
July 1, 2012
PAY IT FORWARD DAY
Charley is the president of the Pay It Forward Foundation and shares with us how Pay It Forward has transformed his life and how it can transform yours as well including ways you can pay it forward each and every day . Join the movement.
Christine shares her story of losing her daughter at a young age and how she turned that around to help others including her own pay it forward story of love and hope to someone whom she barely knew and the awesome friendship they now enjoy today. You will love this story and will be inspired to go out and start performing your own pay it forward positive acts of kindness every day.
June 24th, 2012
Janet Perez Eckles
This amazingly joyful lady shares with us her story of losing her site in her early thirties, her husband leaving her and then one of her sons being murdered by being stabbed over 20 times. Despite all that she is traveling the world, on her own, sharing her story and motivating, inspiring and encouraging others. Listen in to her story.
Frank “Let Me Be Frank” Auenson
Imagine being adopted 3 different times and living in 5 different foster homes by the age of 5. Then being asked at the age of 5 if you want to stay with your current foster family. Then dealing with becoming a father as a teen still in high school, being in trouble with the law, losing your job and so much more. Despite all that Frank is living his passion and loving his life now as he encourages and helps others to live their passion and purpose. Listen in as Frank shares his story and some tips on how you can make your life the best possible.
Ben shares his story of suffering from a AVF Life Threatening Stroke and not knowing if he was going to live day to day for more than a year and not having anyone with whom he could connect or speak. This made him think of how many other people in the world were suffering from rare conditions who needed a support group with whom to connect. This lead him to start Ben’s Friends.
James and Helena Nyman
James and Helena share their story or tragedy and triumph while moving down the path of James’ initial diagnoses of kidney disease and eventually finding a donor and the ordeals they had to endure to finally get the transplant. What a great story.
What a great story of a man who turned his life around 180* going from a homeless, drug addict/dealer to a millionaire by the age of 30. You will surely want to listen in on this interview.
Jill shares the horrifying ordeal she had to endure knowing she was in a plane that was going down and the death of her husband who was also in the plane with her. She goes on to share of the time right before the plane crashed when she saw some superimposed eyes over her husbands and who she eventually found to be the owner of those eyes and the lessons she was to learn following this accident.
June 3, 2012
Chef Kirsten Helle
Chef Kirsten shares with us in this 25 minute interview her struggle with being over weight most of her life, losing 100lbs and keeping it off for 5 years, being able to get out of a physically and verbally abusive relationship and starting and running her own successful business (www.mesadevida.com).
Tony Volpentest- The World’s Fastest Man
Tony shares how he handled growing up with no feet and no hands and how he was able to overcome that to become one of the fastest men in America and multiple Olympic gold medal winner.
May 27, 2012
In this 25 minute interview Bill shares with us his start in recreational/gateway drugs in middle school and how that ultimately lead to more hard core drugs in high school and the gun shot that changed his life forever. He shares how he, at the age of 17, dealt with the news and the new lifestyle of being paralyzed from the waist down and how he went on to win 3 goald medals in wheelchair rugby, a successful business man, husand and father of 3.
Dr. Erica Kosal
Dr. Kosal shares with us her story of strength and courage as well as her husband, Jim’s, journey of dealing with the life changing/threatening symptoms of Lyme’s Disease as well as their story of fighting and being denied insurance coverage for successful treatment. In spite of if all Dr. Erica and her husband inspire people every day on their website with steps others can take to make it through any obstacles.