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Hearts Rise Up Podcast

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Inspire, empower, and catalyze your evolution. Conversations and guest interviews with your host Carol and co-hosts Ann and Concetta. Tap into your inner wisdom, make the most of your life journey, and rise to your heart-centered Higher Self. Explore new ways of thinking, feeling, seeing, and being in the world. Extract wisdom and share it with others.

Inspire, empower, and catalyze your evolution. Conversations and guest interviews with your host Carol and co-hosts Ann and Concetta. Tap into your inner wisdom, make the most of your life journey, and rise to your heart-centered Higher Self. Explore new ways of thinking, feeling, seeing, and being in the world. Extract wisdom and share it with others.


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Inspire, empower, and catalyze your evolution. Conversations and guest interviews with your host Carol and co-hosts Ann and Concetta. Tap into your inner wisdom, make the most of your life journey, and rise to your heart-centered Higher Self. Explore new ways of thinking, feeling, seeing, and being in the world. Extract wisdom and share it with others.




Ep. 29 - "Inspiration is Invitation" - Follow Your Heart - An Interview With Sara Troy

Sara Troy is a spiritual counselor, entrepreneur, storyteller, and successful Podcast host with over 2,500 shows. Sara’s company, Self Discovery Media is made up of an ‘Orchard of Wisdom’ from all her guests who have found the courage to change their lives, discover their purpose and gifts, and serve others. In this interview, Sara describes what led her to the world of podcasting. Carol and Sara discuss Sara’s philosophies and what led her to hone in on celebrating and highlighting people...


Ep. 28 - Find The Fun So Life Becomes A Game You Want To Play Again - An Interview With Marisa Raymond

An Interview with Marisa Raymond, a wife, mom, mindfulness coach and board-certified genetic counselor and founder of Marisa Raymond Coaching. "Find the fun" is a motto that Marisa Raymond believes is necessary to live life with ease. Marisa Raymond, a successful genetic counselor, mom, coach and yoga teacher talks about her journey from being a serious perfectionist attempting to control life to a Fun-preneur who embodies Mary Poppins' philosophy: "In every job that must be done there is...


Ep. 27 - Insights And Hope From The "Messy Middle" - An Interview With Elizabeth Miner

Elizabeth Miner, successful Author, Life and Business Coach, Speaker and Founder and CEO of Thrive This Day, shares insights and hope from her own journey from poverty to self-sufficiency. In her conversation with Carol, the listener can learn from Elizabeth's experiences and how her deliberate choices and goals led her to a soul-satisfying career. Through her book, coaching, and workshops, Elizabeth has helped hundreds of people find their calling by following a goal achievement system that...


Ep. 26 - The Power To Change Rests Within Us - An Interview with Jennifer Spor

In this episode, Carol interviews Jennifer Spor, a transformational coach, spiritual mentor, writer, and host of the Awake & On Purpose Podcast. Jennifer firmly believes we are given dreams for a purpose. She says, “Your time is precious. Don’t waste it on a life you’re not in LOVE with.” Jennifer discusses the life-changing catalysts that brought her to her current mission of helping and inspiring others. Listen in as Jennifer shares her transitional awakening from a business career where...


Ep. 25 - The Amazing Allure of a "Gentle Rebel"- An Interview with Andy Mort

In this episode, Carol interviews Andy Mort, musician, writer, podcast host, coach, and introvert. Andy discusses how his path evolved and the impact of listening and feedback on guiding his next steps in building an online community. Andy is a storyteller, a philosopher, and an example of coping in a busy world through planning, self-awareness, and creativity. Andy‘s podcast is called The Gentle Rebel. From Andy’s website, “Founder of The-Haven.co, a membership community dedicated to...


EP. 24 - Undaunted By Failure: Lessons Learned - An Interview With Godwin Chan

In this episode, Carol interviews Godwin Chan as he takes us on his journey of failure and discovery. Godwin shares the role of self-awareness regarding his career path, adventures in start-ups, lessons learned from failure, and inspiration to forge ahead. Godwin started early on intending to become a physician. Through years of study toward that singular goal, he had an awakening that ultimately, this was not the right profession for him. Listen as Godwin shares the values, knowledge, and...


Ep. 23 - Tuning In To Energy Frequencies For Healing - An Interview with Dr. Tom Negelow, Healer and Trance Channeler

In this episode, Carol interviews Dr. Tom Negelow, Healer and Trance Channeler where he discusses his background and goal of supporting people in their healing. For many years he and his wife Dr. Shelley Negelow have worked together to develop healing modalities to heal and encourage self-healing. Tom developed a healing method he calls Cellular Energy Releasing Healing. His passion is to serve the universal family. In the process of learning and self-development, Tom became aware of an...


Ep. 22 - Listen To The Voice Of The True Self & Find Purpose - An Interview With Jacob Nordby

In this episode, Carol interviews Jacob Nordby, writer and creative guide. Jacob is the author of The Divine Arsonist: A Tale of Awakening, Blessed Are the Weird - A Manifesto for Creatives, and soon to be published The Creative Cure. Jacob is the founder of Manifesto Publishing and he leads the Creative UnBootcamp course for students around the world. He also offers transformational group retreats and individual creative guidance sessions. In this conversation, Carol and Jacob discuss how...


Ep. 21 - From Clutter to Life-Altering Energetic Change - An Interview With Jen Rao

In this episode, Carol interviews Jen Rao, founder of Clear Your Life. Jen's a professional organizer specializing in clutter clearing (and its magical benefits). Life wasn't always clutter-free for Jen. She spent years collecting a lot of "stuff." Back then, life was stressful, with all her stuff just weighing her down until she took steps to reprogram her mindset and change her life from the inside out. Jen is a tough-love truth-teller with a gentle side that encourages others to open...


Ep. 20 - The Story Behind The "Emergence of the Total Woman" - An Interview with Dr. Shelley Negelow and Lynnis Woods-Mullins

Dr. Shelley Negelow and Lynnis Woods-Mullins each experienced powerful lessons in healing from past-life traumas that led them to career paths to help other women. Over time, each has developed tools and techniques to help women discover how to make sustainable changes in their lives. Listen in to this episode as we explore their traumas, how they overcame them, and their determination to transform their lives. Each shares their personal story of challenges and healing, and a new program...


Ep. 19 - The Heart In Hearts Rise Up - Meet the Founders

In this episode, we're wrapping up our first season of the podcast and beginning a new one. Ann, Concetta, and Carol share their thoughts on the podcast after a full year of experience with it. The conversation includes our personal life challenges and stories along with thoughts on why we started the podcast. SHOW NOTES In this episode, you can get an up-close and personal perspective as they share their thoughts on: BIOS Ann Serrie Concetta Antonelli Carol Chapman


Ep. 18 - From Struggling And Self-Doubt To Creative Transformation - An Interview With Lauren Sapala

Lauren Sapala is the author of The INFJ Writer, a guide for sensitive, intuitive writers, The INFJ Revolution, and Firefly Magic: Heart Powered Marketing for Highly Sensitive Writers. She is also a writing coach for writers of the INFJ and INFP personality type, and blogs about writing, creativity, and personality theory at laurensapala.com. She currently lives in San Francisco. In this episode, Lauren Sapala shares her journey of an intense and difficult childhood with challenges and...


Ep. 17 - What's The "Best" That Could Happen? - An Interview With Jae Hermann

What's the "best" that could happen? That's the mindset of Jae Hermann and the question she asks whenever she's dealing with situations in her life. It wasn't always that way. Just like many people, Jae focused on what's the "worst" that could happen. As a young woman, she was determined to build a career in her chosen field, strategizing, and planning the details to increase her opportunity for success. That all changed one day after being physically assaulted, which then proceeded to...


Ep. 16 - Navigate Your Life By Owning Your True Self - An Interview With Alie Harwood

As a shy introvert, disconnected from her true self, Alie Harwood was fraught for years in her teens and early adult life with a fear-driven mind of negative and self-conscious thoughts. She mostly relied on external attention and approval to feel comfortable in her own skin. These patterns created a variety of suppressed emotions and feelings, making it very difficult to function with confidence and clarity in the world. It wasn't until a significant turning point that shifted her...


Ep. 15 - Live Your Life Not Your Story - An Interview With Tommy Breedlove

From incarceration on his birthday at age 19 to University to fast-tracking the corporate ladder, Tommy Breedlove had achieved what few people have done given the humble beginnings and violence in his earlier years. He had a great job, a beautiful wife, fancy car, corner office, and was a senior partner and member of the Board of Directors of a major financial consulting firm. He was also set for life financially. On the outside, he had achieved everything. On the inside, things were...


Ep. 14 - Untangling Spirituality From Religion - An Interview With Eva Live

After years of fundamentalist evangelical Christian practice, Eva Live only felt disillusioned with religion. She was feeling aloneness, disconnection, and isolation — an inner sort of torture. She spent years deconstructing her life. Never feeling good enough or a real sense of belonging or spiritually connected until a significant turning point that set her on a course of awakening and beginning with one of her deepest spiritual experiences. From that point, she began reconstructing a new...


Ep. 13 - The Beautiful Gifts Of Highly Sensitive Introverts - An Interview With Jasraj Hothi

As a child, Jas Hothi thought everyone was like him. It wasn't until his teens that he realized he was different from others. And it became even more apparent when his career took off while in the corporate world. His big "AHA" came when he had the best year ever in sales recruitment, having made "Employee of the Year." Most people would love to have that kind of accolade. But for Jas, something wasn't right. He was unfilled and just kept wondering why he wasn't happier. Discovering that he...


Ep. 12 - Marrying Science and Spirit - An Interview With Mandara Cromwell

For years Mandara Cromwell has been on an incredible journey marrying science and spirit. She grew up in the farmlands of Kansas in a devout catholic family. Her divine quest began as a child with mystical experiences of angels and saints, the sounds of Latin masses, pipe organs and choirs in the Gothic architecture of a Catholic Church. Studies of art and philosophy led Mandara to follow a spiritual path to India, where she learned about sacred sound. Later after much investigation, she...


Ep. 11 - Human DOing vs. Human BEing

In this episode, Concetta and Carol talk about what it means to be a Human Doing vs. a Human Being in today’s world. It’s a question all of us must ask ourselves as we live in an increasingly complex, fast-paced and ever-changing world that involves so much doing. Most everyone’s day appears to be externally driven involving so much doing. Show Notes: Concetta and Carol explore a variety of things that impact and influence the amount of Human Doing vs. Being and what we can do create more...


Ep. 10 - Step Into Your Beauty Through Truth And Courage - An Interview With Rebecca Boskovic

In this episode, Rebecca Boskovic shares her perspective on the achievement of beauty. It’s an inside job by walking the path of truth and courage. Ever since she was 5 years old, Rebecca was very aware of her “own thinking”. Being very self-aware she learned how to process her feelings at a young age. But then as she grew older, especially when she hit adolescence, self-consciousness crept in. She started questioning herself. Stopped looking inward. And in high school, as is the case with...