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Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend's informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.

Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend's informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.


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Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend's informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.








Dr. Ruchi Sharma - Vaccine talk and insights for the greater good

Dr. Ruchi Sharma is an internal medical physician at Pacific Medical Centers. Dr. Sharma talks about the covid vaccines, their safety, the need to still follow safe protocols, and the importance of the majority of people taking the vaccine. And we must look at the broader landscape, and think about the greater good.


Betsey Brock - On The Boards gives creatives a place to showcase their work

Betsey Brock is the Executive Director of On the Boards a Seattle based non-profit who invests in leading contemporary performing artists near and far, and connects them to a diverse range of communities interested in forward-thinking art and ideas. An important part of our greater Arts community, On the Boards is also part of Give Big WA and would appreciate our support to continue their work that positively affects us all.


Judy Batalion - Courage, brilliance & complete dedication to save innocent lives

Judy Batalion is an amazing author whose newest book is: The Light of Days--The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos. Judy spent more than a decade of research and travel (including Israel where families of survivors live) to write, including translating a 1947 text from Yiddish. In this book Judy introduces us to some amazing and courageous people, in particular some young women who took incredible risks and seemed to do so without question as it meant saving...


Cancer Pathways continues support and programs in the midst of a pandemic

Anna Gottlieb is the founder and Executive Director of Cancer Pathway in Seattle. This nonprofit organization is a broad support for persons and families dealing with cancer. Covid recognizes no boundaries and cancer is one of the areas that had been quite affected by covid. Many people have delayed seeing doctors with concerns, or having screenings. Some experts say the lack of screenings can set us back 10 years! But Cancer Pathways continues to offer all its programs, virtually. Their...


Bonnie Marcus - Take charge of your life & career, women experiencing ageism

Bonnie Marcus is an acclaimed author, podcast host, and sought-after coach. Bonnie has been empowering older women, changing perceptions, and challenging the status quo for years. In her latest book, Not Done Yet! How Women over 50 Regain Their Confidence and Claim Workplace Power, Bonnie provides a road map, exercises, and relatable stories to guide us on this important path. A good place to begin: check in on the stories we tell ourselves, then actually write the story of who we know we...


Dr. Christy Kane, author of Fractured Souls and Splintered Memories: Unlocking the Boxes of Trauma

Dr. Christy Kane is a trauma psychologist, a licensed mental health counselor, and the CEO of 360 Focus Mental Health with over 20 years of experience. She is also the author of the upcoming book: Fractured Souls and Splintered Memories: Unlocking the Boxes of Trauma. Dr. Kane ties in the mental health issues to the tragic shootings we experienced in the last couple of weeks. And she offers that 360 Focus Mental Health has education modules that schools can use to provide insights and...


Building for thriving. Strong meetings. Mamie Kanfer Stewart

Mamie Kanfer Stewart is CEO and Founder of Meeteor, a company focused on making meetings more productive. She's been a visionary and planner from a young age--at 12 starting a summer camp for for kids K-3rd grade because she knew she could make it better than the camp she attended. And this has been her guiding principle, to Improve the World. Her focus is on the business world, and her book: Momentum--Creating Effective, Engaging and Enjoyable Meetings. It's a great 'how to' manual....


VITAL--an approach helping leaders build trust & decrease fears, Diana Hendel

Dr. Diana Hendel has been a hospital CEO and author of Responsible: A Memoir (leading during and through the aftermath of a deadly workplace trauma). She met and collaborated with Dr. Mark Goulston on a very timely book: Why Cope When You can Heal? How Healthcare Heroes of Covid-19 can Recover from PTSD. While written with healthcare professionals in mind who have been on the front lines of the epidemic, there is important application in our own lives.


Get Wild says Dr. Gabby Wild, a Vet with a love for animals & our environment

Dr. Gabby Wild is a wonderfully unique veterinarian, merging care of wild animals--elephants, tigers, rhinos, etc--with a focus on environmental care and protecting endangered species, and fashion! She was involved in a special Runway Project. Now she is the author of an amazing book that can be used by and for all ages--might be great for at home learning--"Wild Vet Adventures: Saving Animals Around the World with Dr. Gabby Wild".


Women in executive or upper management positions. Professor Adia Harvey Wingfield

With women's history month, an important topic is women's equity in the workplace. Yes, women are in executive positions, but not equitably. And it's even more of a challenge for women of color. Dr. Adia Harvey Wingfield is a Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, an author of numerous academic papers, and the book: Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy.


Bias, Racism & the Brain--quality education. Jason Greer

Jason Greer is President of Greer Consulting, a Race Relations Expert and Diversity Consultant. He brings important insights about bias, about racism, about black history and education beginning with young kids. Jason is now coauthor with Phil Dixon of: Bias, Racism & the Brain. In this very personal book we are given the opportunity of questions to have ourselves look within and face whatever answers we find. This could be an excellent book to use in families, in schools, in community...


The Primal Method: A Book for Emerging Men. Gregory Koufacos

Gregory Koufacos is a licensed addiction counselor and mentor. He guides emerging life journey using the methods he shares in his book: The Primal Method: A Book for Emerging Men. Emerging men are in the age group 16-25. These are critical formative years and too many young boys, young men are struggling. Gregory relates to this having been on that road, and has dedicated himself to the solutions. This pandemic has only made their crisis worse, but there are ways to navigate. Mentorship is...


Discover & follow your passion. Find mentors along the path. Dr. Ronald Crutcher

Dr. Ronald Crutcher is an inspiring man and leader. In his life's work he is a world-class classical cellist, an educator--a Professor of Music at a number of universities, and currently is President of Richmond University, in Virginia. He believes strongly in mentorship and relates the various mentors who have played significantly in his life. His memoir: I Had No Idea You were Black--Navigating Race on the Road to Leadership has just been published.


Healthy eyes & vision are important in our life, Dr. Daniel Laroche

Dr. Daniel Laroche is an exceptional glaucoma specialist in New York. He informs us that about some key facts about glaucoma: 1. we don't need to go blind from this condition, and 2. that Blacks are disproportionally represented in the people afflicted with glaucoma--this in part due to inequities in location and access to good health care. Regular eye exams especially after age 40 are critical in ensuring good eye health.


Make your Heart #1 in your life, and Live Fierce! Dr. Susie Woo, Holly Tucci.

We're looking ahead to Heart Health month and Friday, February 5 is Wear Red Day. And the American Heart Association invites us to the Virtual Luncheon, and we can register here: Inspiring speakers who are survivor of a heart or stroke--a leading cause of death in both women and men, and it's on Wed. February 24. 2021 Live Fierce! Guests: Dr. Susie Woo is a cardiologist with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Seattle, and also a volunteer expert for the...


Support and tips for nursing staff from one who's been there, Rich Bluni.

Rich Bluni is an RN, a coach, and author. RIch spent 14 years in a variety of nursing positions including trauma ICU. Since 2007 he has been a coach working with dozens of healthcare organizations and leaders to drive outstanding results. He has traveled across North America to speak in front of hundreds of thousands of healthcare workers and leaders in hundreds of healthcare organizations, large healthcare conferences, as well as virtual webinars. His book--Inspired Nursing Too, offers many...


To honor Martin Luther King Jr. Lorene Cary provides insights.

Lorene Cary is an author, social activist, an incredible story-teller, and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania. With this being the weekend to celebrate the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr, Lorene shares that she has been reading some of his writings and finding inspiration from them. We read the stories and we find how we are connected and share the same values.


The simple steps to get & keep our body healthy and balanced.

Aysha Morgan DPT, PT, OCS, is a physical therapist at PacMed where her mission is to help people stay mobile and flexible through life. Aysha aims to make it simple and easy to do right in our own environment. Plus it doesn't have to take a lot of time, just 1 minute of stretching different muscles everyday adds up to a world of good flexibility and health. I think her nickname might be Dr. Practical. As a physical therapist Aysha's goal is for people to 'age gracefully'. The way to do this...


Longterm weight loss for our health and well being: How Not to Diet Cookbook

Dr. Michael Greger is an internationally renowned nutrition expert, physician and founder of Dr. Greger is committed to prevention not cure. Basically he tells us that we need to eat a plant-based diet for our best health, and that will work to keep our BMI at a healthy level. A year ago Dr. Greger wrote of this in his book-- How Not to Diet: The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss. This year he follows up with great support--The How Not To Diet...


Noting PTSD in our healthcare workers during the CoVid pandemic. Dr. Goulston.

Dr. Mark Goulston is a board-certified psychiatrist and the creator and developer of Surgical Empathy, a process to help people recover and heal from PTSD, prevent suicide in teenagers and young adults, and help organizations overcome implicit bias. He is also an author of a number of books, the latest he has co-authored: Why Cope When You Can Heal?: How Healthcare Heroes of COVID-19 Can Recover from PTSD, While the focus is understandably on our healthcare workers, there's important...