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Rise ‘n Shine! Not Just for Mornings Anymore.

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Our program helps create a world that works for everyone by focusing on how to rise and shine as individuals each day. We strive to remember that there are no small acts, and all choices have ripple effects. To create lasting happiness, healthy families and a thriving planet, we must challenge pre-conceived thoughts, beliefs and habits, while cultivating deeper gratitude. Throughout the show, we talk with authors, musicians and innovators. Some guests may remind you of things that you already know but appreciate hearing again. Others may stretch the limits of what you now consider reality, presenting the opportunity for growth and transformation. All our guests have one thing in common though: like us, they are actively engaged in helping make the world a better place in their own unique ways. They’re taking risks, rising above the past, and shining their most authentic light to help create a world where even our grandchildren’s children can thrive.

Our program helps create a world that works for everyone by focusing on how to rise and shine as individuals each day. We strive to remember that there are no small acts, and all choices have ripple effects. To create lasting happiness, healthy families and a thriving planet, we must challenge pre-conceived thoughts, beliefs and habits, while cultivating deeper gratitude. Throughout the show, we talk with authors, musicians and innovators. Some guests may remind you of things that you already know but appreciate hearing again. Others may stretch the limits of what you now consider reality, presenting the opportunity for growth and transformation. All our guests have one thing in common though: like us, they are actively engaged in helping make the world a better place in their own unique ways. They’re taking risks, rising above the past, and shining their most authentic light to help create a world where even our grandchildren’s children can thrive.

Location:

United States

Description:

Our program helps create a world that works for everyone by focusing on how to rise and shine as individuals each day. We strive to remember that there are no small acts, and all choices have ripple effects. To create lasting happiness, healthy families and a thriving planet, we must challenge pre-conceived thoughts, beliefs and habits, while cultivating deeper gratitude. Throughout the show, we talk with authors, musicians and innovators. Some guests may remind you of things that you already know but appreciate hearing again. Others may stretch the limits of what you now consider reality, presenting the opportunity for growth and transformation. All our guests have one thing in common though: like us, they are actively engaged in helping make the world a better place in their own unique ways. They’re taking risks, rising above the past, and shining their most authentic light to help create a world where even our grandchildren’s children can thrive.

Language:

English


Episodes

Being Ourselves: A Nontraditional Lifestyle

1/12/2021
Sometimes, our identity and experiences come into conflict with traditional expectations and social norms. In this episode, we talk with our guest about being ourselves and accepting ourselves as we are, even if our reality does not match social norms. We discuss their perspective on being a nonbinary, autistic person with rare physical disabilities, embracing the nontraditional paths we may find ourselves on, some common microaggressions and misconceptions, and how to be self-advocates....

Duration:00:54:42

Becoming Self-Sufficient

1/5/2021
What would you do differently if your only way to get to the nearest town was to hire a float plane once or twice each year? You’d be surprised how much even city dwellers can benefit from knowing some of these answers. We are excited to welcome back Ron and Johanna Melchiore to dive deeper into their journey to becoming fully self-sufficient. From growing their own food, to generating income while living off the grid, to surviving not one, but two forest fires, they give us an inside look...

Duration:00:54:21

Encore The Healing Power of Music

12/29/2020
Music. Most often, we think of it as something that plays in the background while we’re driving, making dinner, or watching a movie. But what if it has a greater ability to impact our lives than we give it credit for? In this episode, we’re exploring the healing power of music from two very different perspectives. Composer Wendalyn Bartley brings us sound healing modalities that sooth, calm and heal, especially for women who’re reclaiming their feminine voice. Elementary school music teacher...

Duration:00:53:33

The Secrets of Abundant Love, Joy & Money

12/22/2020
How is it that birds don’t need pockets and are just fine and yet, humans appear to have such a difficult time tapping into the natural abundance of life? We explore this and more with one of our most popular guests, Abundologist, Renee Spears. In this episode, she dives deeper into how to intentionally craft the mindset we need to attract abundance into our lives – even when the bills are due, unemployment looms, or Negative Nelly has come to visit. She also shares her family secrets to...

Duration:00:51:31

‘Tis The Season of Combating Colds & Marketing Books

12/15/2020
This week, we welcome two experts: one in hydration and the other in book marketing. With cold and flu season here, we felt it important to seek out ways to support health – without nasty side effects. Oliver Baker joins us to talk about Hydralyte, a healthy alternative that keeps our bodies hydrated and can even help boost immunity during these winter months. We also welcome back Laurence O’Bryan for Part 2 in our 3 part series on being a successful author. This time, we dive deep into...

Duration:00:57:11

Redefining Motherhood

12/8/2020
Mothers often come to a point when they look in the mirror and realize they no longer know who they are. They’ve become grumpy, depressed, and feel lost. How do moms find themselves again? Why can’t so many women be happy and fulfilled by motherhood itself? What’s the importance of being a full person beyond the roles we fill? We discuss these questions and more with Leesa Johnson de Franco in today’s episode. If you or someone you know is an author, musician, innovator or someone with a...

Duration:00:52:58

Choose Your Reader: A Social Distancing Cure for Families

12/1/2020
As the father of a young son, Michael Coles enjoyed the experience of telling bedtime stories. During his divorce, he missed those moments. Surely, he thought, there is an app to make that possible. But there wasn’t. So he invented it. In this episode we hear about Michael’s story, and the process he went through to move from inspiration to reality – and the life philosophy that kept him going. He also shares more about the opportunities to bring families together that already exist in the...

Duration:00:53:53

Conscious Living: From Surviving to Thriving as An Empath

11/24/2020
There are a variety of ways empaths show up in the world, but many don’t even know they’re empathic! In this episode we dive into what how to know if you’re an empathy, the challenges that come with your unique nature, and how to take charge of your energy to regain control of your life and shift from surviving to thriving. We also explore the common reasons why empaths may choose not to heal, and simple tools to help ease the daily overwhelm, especially through the holidays. Are you valuing...

Duration:00:53:18

Embracing Your Weirdness: Using Radical Authenticity for Success

11/17/2020
From a young age we’re taught to conform, fit into a box, and meet others’ expectations. Believing that success can only come from following specific formulas creates unnecessary and daunting pressure for youth and millennials today that diverts their focus away from their unique, natural strengths and gifts. Radical authenticity is a powerful model that allows us to live fulfilled lives, bring our unique value to the world, and stand out in a world that coerces us to conform. Living...

Duration:00:53:30

Freedom & Self Expression Through Story & Sound Healing

11/10/2020
In honor of NaNoWriMo, in this episode we launch the first part of a 3 part series into what it takes to be a successful author in today’s publishing world with Laurence O’Bryan. We’ll also dive into the world of sound healing and music as a universal connector with Sarah Hope Adams. Both of these incredible artists offer their expertise, passion and joy to listeners as we explore freedom and personal expression. If you or someone you know is an author, musician, innovator or someone with a...

Duration:00:54:31

Being Different: Psychic, Medium & Paranormal Investigation

11/3/2020
Meet a woman whose relationship with those who are no longer in-bodied is heart-warming and compassionate. On this episode, we interview Kelly McCarville to explore her metaphysical journey, the joys and pains of growing up different and how her abilities are now a part of her everyday life. We will also talk about her adventures in the paranormal field and how she uses her abilities while investigating haunted locations. In honor of election day 2020, music includes an original by Ben...

Duration:00:55:28

Alternative Facts & Other White Lies: Music for Today’s Political Activist

10/27/2020
In a nation where “alternative facts” have become the norm, singer-songwriter, Mike Glick, is making a powerful statement in his latest CD, “Alternative Facts & Other White Lies”. Music was a powerful force during the civil unrest of the 1960s and 1970s to share messages that mattered and to bring people together around a common good. In this modern era of civil unrest, music is again carrying the voice of the people, speaking truth to power, and generating solidarity in a new generation of...

Duration:00:56:18

Living Your Purpose & Passion with a Chief Blesser

10/20/2020
We all have dreams we long for, as well as many things to overcome between where we are and where we wish to be. One woman has found a way to overcome the obstacles to build her life around the greatest passion she has: blessing and helping others with no strings attached. Tara Eusebi is the Founder and Chief Blesser of Bless, an app where givers can give and those in need can ask without judgment. How has Tara created a life of passion and purpose? What has she overcome? What sustains her...

Duration:00:53:57

Teaching Kids Mental Health & Resiliency for Life-Long Success

10/13/2020
2020 has been mentally and emotionally difficult for everyone in some way. If you have young children at home, how you handle these traumatic and stress-filled times will have a direct impact on your child’s development. To give our children the best head start in life that we can, we need to learn – and teach – skills for increasing mental health and resiliency. In this episode, we talk with Elisha A. Galambos of EAG Innovation about how parents can use lived experiences to flip challenges...

Duration:00:53:40

How Parents Can Easily Reduce Stress & Increase Success for Their Kids

10/6/2020
Nurturing a child in the right ways is vital to helping a young brain develop the foundation it needs for future health, learning, behavior, social connection, emotional intelligence, and even the physical abilities required for success and well-being. In this episode, we talk with early brain development specialist, Deborah McNelis, about the 4 essential elements that create great connections, with an emphasis on developing pathways for positive self-esteem. She’ll also be providing simple,...

Duration:00:54:55

Own Your Future: How Women & Minorities Can Rebuild Wealth After Covid

9/29/2020
The novel Coronavirus has brought with it a lot of tragedy, devastation, and chaos; many are losing loved ones, finding themselves in financial peril, and questioning their job security. However, it also brought with it a lot of quality of life lessons and a significant pause, which provides a rare opportunity to turn inward and focus on what you want for your financial future. In this episode, we talk with financial expert, immigrant, and best-selling author of “Own Your Future,” Echo Huang...

Duration:00:55:19

Words Never Spoken: Writing the Book on Remorse, Regret, & Redemption

9/22/2020
Words felt but never spoken. Actions intended but never taken. We all must deal with remorse and regret at some point in our lives, but not all of us are able to find redemption. Forrest Fairley joins us to talk about his new release, “The Young Minds,” a fictional story inspired by personal experience. In this episode he shares with us the story behind the story, the surprises along the way, and how we can each find out own roads to redemption. Are you an author, musician or innovator doing...

Duration:00:53:22

An Irreverent Healer, Radical Self-love & Freedom

9/15/2020
After the success of his first book, Andy Chaleff realized he had to face some fears if he was going to further his success and continue to serve others. So, he took a trip across the U.S. to ask people a simple question, “If you knew that someone in your life would die tomorrow and you had one last chance to express feelings to him or her, what would you say?” In this episode, we invite Andy to share what inspired him to take that road trip and the ripple effects he’s experienced. Along the...

Duration:00:56:01

The Pursuit of Happiness, Miracles & Beans

9/8/2020
America is built on the “pursuit of happiness”. Some are born within its borders and others come here for the opportunities that await. In this episode, hosts Lori Anne Rising and Uncle Mark Olmstead update listeners about their own adventures and talk with two guests whose journies have brought them here from overseas. Shyamala Prayaga was born in India, has been a tech engineer for over 20 years, and is now sharing how daily miracles have saved her life. Michael Riady was born in...

Duration:00:53:53

Ready to Be Heard: How One Woman Lost Her Hearing and Found Her Voice

9/1/2020
Imagine for a moment that you go to bed one night, hearing at least well enough to live your life and then wake up the next morning totally deaf. On top of that, you can’t speak either. You’ve lost the ability to communicate with others. How would you cope? What would you do? Who might you become? Amanda McDonough shares her real-life story of how she lost her hearing but found her voice in this week’s episode. Inspiring, funny, and full of life, she’s living her dreams despite the odds....

Duration:00:54:37