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Host Christy McCaffrey is on a mission to shed light on all the good that is being done in our world right now. She focuses on a theme of compassion, highlighting a diverse group of guests, each who are working in their own unique way to make a difference in the world. This podcast is full of goodness and inspiration!

Host Christy McCaffrey is on a mission to shed light on all the good that is being done in our world right now. She focuses on a theme of compassion, highlighting a diverse group of guests, each who are working in their own unique way to make a difference in the world. This podcast is full of goodness and inspiration!
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Host Christy McCaffrey is on a mission to shed light on all the good that is being done in our world right now. She focuses on a theme of compassion, highlighting a diverse group of guests, each who are working in their own unique way to make a difference in the world. This podcast is full of goodness and inspiration!

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English


Episodes

Episode 9: Fostering Love and Support

11/12/2019
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Kristina Hillstrom’s journey to advocating for vulnerable children began 15 years ago when she spent several months in the orphanages of Ecuador. Her time there opened her eyes to the tragedy of broken families and also the strength and innate goodness of children. Her experience ignited a desire inside of her to speak up and raise awareness for vulnerable children. She has since gotten involved with and volunteers for several non-profit organizations who work tirelessly to fight for and...

Duration:00:32:31

Episode 8: The Value of Human Connection

11/5/2019
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Pete Bombaci is the founder of The GenWell Project and he is proud to be leading a campaign that he truly believes can make the world a happier and healthier place. The campaign idea, in the making for over a decade, was inspired by the events that Pete witnessed during blackout back in 2003; Kindness, generosity, empathy and connection. Pete says , “We live in a fast paced and distracted world and sometimes we just need a reminder or an excuse to take the time to do the thing that will...

Duration:00:34:47

Episode 7: Poetry In Motion

10/29/2019
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Alex Lewis started Car Window Poetry with the belief that words matter. Deeply invested in Colorado Springs' poetry community, Alex believed poems are more than just rhymes - they are words that can give hurting humans hope. Initially inspired to simply share the poems of those in his local community, Alex created this platform to encourage others to share their own poems with a simple print out he offered on his website. His idea has now been amplified by thousands. All across the country...

Duration:00:39:38

Episode 6: Mindfulness and Wellbeing

10/22/2019
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Hally Bayer is founder and owner of Thrive Pilates Studio in Philadelphia. She is a lululemon ambassador, a board member of The School Mindfulness Project, and a big sister with The Big Brothers/Big Sisters Program in Philadelphia. On this episode of Be The Good, Hally shares with Christy her own journey into mindfullness and wellbeing and how she feels a mindfulness practice can help us all better navigate the stress of our daily lives. Hally also shares how she felt called to make a...

Duration:00:37:12

Episode 5: Differences Can Make A Difference

10/15/2019
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Michael Williams Stark is an improv comedian, public speaker, voice actor and musician who is the subject of the international-award-winning CBC radio documentary, "Making Faces". The documentary, also featured on National Public Radio in the U.S., bears the same name as the registered charity Michael founded to foster life skills through improvisation for children with facial differences. On this episode of Be The Good, Christy and Michael discuss the emotionally heavy challenges and...

Duration:00:25:24

Episode 4: Skateboards For Hope

10/8/2019
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Betty Esperanza is an artist and humanitarian, from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founder of Skateboards For Hope, a charity that fosters leadership to empower children living in poverty worldwide. Inspired by her own love for skateboarding and the skateboarding culture coupled with a desire to help kids escape the cycle of poverty, Betty has created her organization, Skateboards For Hope, to help introduce the sport of skateboarding to children in countries who otherwise would have no...

Duration:00:26:57

Episode 3: Humanizing The Homeless

10/1/2019
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Joshua Santiago grew up in North Philadelphia, and due to his circumstances growing up was no stranger to the world of addiction and homelessness. Following the lead of the only examples he knew, Joshua says he ended up in a lot of trouble. It wasn’t until he followed his passion and went to barbering school that he found his true calling and a desire to be of service. Joshua’s experience with those close to him who struggled with addiction and homelessness in his youth turned out to be...

Duration:00:20:28

Episode 2: The Power of Listening

9/24/2019
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You won’t find someone who adores seniors like Katie Cheesman does. She fell in love with her elderly patients, their endearing humor, and their incredible stories while serving them as a home health care nurse. Katie quit her job to focus on The Listening Ear Project: A labor of love where she visits with elderly people from all walks of life to film and share their stories, timeless advice, and the occasional bit of humor. Listen as Christy and Katie discuss all the ways that our...

Duration:00:21:45

Episode 1: Use Your Tragedy To Change The World

9/17/2019
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Karen Millsap's story of resilience and determination to live life fully despite the unthinkable tragedy she endured is incredibly inspiring. She is a true light and example to us all as she learned to heal from her own pain and has since dedicated her life's work to helping others grow and flow with life's ups and downs. In this interview with Karen, she helps us better understand how we can best show up for those around us who are grieving, how we can turn pain into power for the good,...

Duration:00:37:07

Be The Good Trailer

9/10/2019
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A note from the host... This podcast was inspired by my desire to shed light on all the goodness that is being done in our world right now. Often times this good work can be overlooked, but I feel there are so many amazing people out there doing good things all around us, every day. There are endless amounts of stories to be told and incredible examples of how we can each tap into our own capacity for compassion and be inspired to make a difference in the world. And that is exactly what I...

Duration:00:01:51