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Sole Source is brought to you by Red Shoes Inc. and brings you the stories you will only hear here. This podcast is hosted by Emmy award-winning former journalist, Raquel Lamal and it shares stories that are influencing our world today. A new episode of Sole Source drops each Monday going straight to the source of the information to give you the best insight and to show you what's being done about the issues facing our world and how you can help make a difference!

Sole Source is brought to you by Red Shoes Inc. and brings you the stories you will only hear here. This podcast is hosted by Emmy award-winning former journalist, Raquel Lamal and it shares stories that are influencing our world today. A new episode of Sole Source drops each Monday going straight to the source of the information to give you the best insight and to show you what's being done about the issues facing our world and how you can help make a difference!

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Sole Source is brought to you by Red Shoes Inc. and brings you the stories you will only hear here. This podcast is hosted by Emmy award-winning former journalist, Raquel Lamal and it shares stories that are influencing our world today. A new episode of Sole Source drops each Monday going straight to the source of the information to give you the best insight and to show you what's being done about the issues facing our world and how you can help make a difference!

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English

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Episodes

EP45: Mental Health with Ginger Zee, ABC Chief Meteorologist

1/25/2021
We're talking mental health, depression, abuse and a suicide attempt with ABC's chief meteorologist, Ginger Zee. It's hard to believe she struggles with mental health issues because often times it's easy to assume people who appear to have it all are happy. But as she explains mental health can impact anyone at any time. This podcast was recorded with Ginger Zee in March of 2020, but her story resonates with people from all walks of life.

Duration:00:34:12

EP44: Licensed Couples Therapist on Not Losing Your Sh** on Your Spouse During Lockdown

1/18/2021
It's a stressful time and it's only made more stressful by being confined into your house with your partner 24/7. We love our partners. We do really, but those small things that used to be sort of annoying now seem to be incredibly irritating. Licensed couples therapist, Laura Demetrician is speaking with Sole Source about ways to cope and deal with being together all the time, instead of calling it quits or losing your cool on each other. The original version of this episode aired in July...

Duration:00:32:20

EP43: In-person school and the stress it can cause in a global pandemic with the National Institute of Mental Health

1/11/2021
We're all anxious for life to go back to "normal" whatever that will look like. The first step in that process is getting kids back to school, in-person, learning the way they traditionally learned. However, we are still in the midst of a global pandemic and waiting for vaccines to rollout to the general public. Still, many schools are bringing kids back in the new year to in-person classes. This can cause stress and anxiety for both parents and children, despite excitement about being back...

Duration:00:31:39

EP42: Running a Flexible Business that Works for Working Women with Lisa Cruz

1/4/2021
The fearless leader of Red Shoes Inc., the company who makes Sole Source possible, is back! This time Lisa is talking about running an all-female small business that has been able to maintain its earnings, while adding additional staff members and working remotely for the past year during a global pandemic. It has not been easy, but Lisa is discussing how Red Shoes has done this and more and why she believes it's working for women and is a model that can be replicated by other...

Duration:00:32:05

EP 41: Practicing Mindfulness During Stressful Times with Stephanie Bellin

12/28/2020
She was our guest once before but Stephanie Bellin is back to show us how to practice mindfulness during stressful times. In this episode of Sole Source Stephanie is walking us through three exercises in mindfulness, each with a different purpose. This is one episode you won't be able to just listen to. You need to participate to feel the full impact of these easy, simple and free mindfulness practices. To learn more about Stephanie Bellin and her services, visit her LinkedIn account here...

Duration:00:46:14

EP40: Breaking the Glass Ceiling and Having It All with Beth Borgen

12/21/2020
This pandemic has forced many women to choose between career and caring for their families. It seems to be taking an unfair toll on women and according to one article, written in the Atlantic by Anne-Marie Slaughter, "Women still can't have it all." The article states that in order for women to have it all they must have a flexible profession. We posed this question to our followers in the Sole Source Society and many of you disagreed with the author. That brings us to our guest for this...

Duration:00:19:48

EP39: Natural Ways to Improve Immune Health Using Ayurveda

12/14/2020
As the holidays are upon us and we enter cold and flu season in the midst of a global pandemic, there is no more important time than now to give your immune system a boost. Stephanie Matulle is the owner of Arise Balanced Wellness and she is a certified Ayurveda practitioner. The practice of Ayurveda allows for natural immune system support and tailored approaches to individuals to ensure a healthy lifestyle. Matulle says her family only gets sick once a year on average and they never...

Duration:00:38:25

EP38: CDC highlights Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Older Adults and What You Can Do to Help

12/7/2020
So many of us have older adult loved ones in assisted living centers or nursing homes and during this pandemic seeing them can be challenging. Dr. Craig Thomas serves as the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) director of population health within the CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. He is speaking with Sole Source about a growing problem of social isolation and loneliness within in the older adult population and how it poses serious risks to the...

Duration:00:21:53

EP37: Isolation Even Before the Pandemic

11/30/2020
In this episode of Sole Source we're speaking with Karlene Grabner, director of donor services for the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation Women's Fund, about isolation. Isolation is a big problem as people are being asked to quarantine and avoid interacting in person, but it was an even bigger problem before this pandemic struck. Many felt isolated even when surrounded by hundreds of people. How is this possible? We'll explain in this episode. For more information about the Women's Fund of...

Duration:00:27:23

EP36: Seeing Gratefulness Throughout a Difficult Year

11/23/2020
This episode is extra special to the Sole Source team because we are speaking to one of our own. In this week's episode of Sole Source Maria Nelson, Red Shoes Inc.'s agency director is sharing her battle over the past year with breast cancer and speaking about what she has learned in regards to gratefulness. During this Thanksgiving week, it's important to look back on the past year, and although 2020 has been difficult for many, find the reasons to be grateful for what we do have. Maria...

Duration:00:37:52

EP35: Supporting Small Businesses Throughout Holiday Shopping Season

11/16/2020
Josh Kozlowski is the owner of Nature's Best Floral & Boutique in Green Bay, Wisconsin and he is making it his mission to support other small businesses during this holiday season. He has started a campaign on his own business social media pages to encourage people to shop and eat local. Kozlowski knows first hand the challenges small business owners have faced this year and he thinks by supporting each other and showing a little love for these businesses, we can all help our communities...

Duration:00:29:14

EP34: Standing Up For the Voiceless: How One Reporter is Supporting the Disabled Community

11/9/2020
Three-time Emmy nominated journalist and published Forbes author, Allison Norlian talks with us on Sole Source about having a sibling with a disability and what some of the challenges are for that community. She is sharing her story in the hopes of normalizing disabilities and the stories about them. She is speaking at the WisconSibs fundraiser, Sibling Voices: Stories of Hope event on November 17 at 6 p.m CST. To register for this virtual event, visit...

Duration:00:32:05

EP33: A Wisconsin Doctor's Plea to Help Bring COVID-19 Cases Down

11/2/2020
In this episode of Sole Source we're talking with Bellin Hospital's infectious disease specialist, Dr. Michael Landrum. Dr. Landrum gets real and honest about why COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin continue to rise as the dairy state remains one of the hottest hot spots in the U.S. for COVID-19. We also talked about heading into the holidays and what that could look like as well as the toll the battle on COVID-19 is having on medical staff. We also discussed if cases continue to rise what could...

Duration:00:25:05

EP32: RERUN of Episode 6 Generational Changes and How the Pandemic is Impacting Them

10/26/2020
COVID-19 is shaping our current and future generations and that is going to have a huge impact on what our world looks like post-pandemic. In Episode 6 of Sole Source, we're talking with generations expert, Jessica Stollings-Holder, founder of ReGenerations about what COVID-19 means and how it will change our world. This episode was first published on April 27, 2020.

Duration:00:40:13

EP31: Are you ready to vote? Here's everything you need to know

10/19/2020
Sole Source is speaking with the League of Women Voters of Appleton, Wisconsin about all things election day. This is a non-biased, non-partisan interview outlining how to register, what rights you have as a voter and how to weed out fake news from real news to make the most educated decision on your ballot this year. For information on voting and voter registration, visit vote411.org. If you want information on the League of Women Voters, visit lwv.org.

Duration:00:29:27

EP30: Thinking Clearly in an Age of Hype and Nonsense

10/12/2020
Do you find yourself even more anxious than normal these days? Anxiety is a real problem in the U.S. and a lot of it stems from overstimulation. We are receiving information at nearly every turn, so how do you make sure you are getting the correct and accurate information to make the best decisions for you and your family. Phillip Clampitt, University of Wisconsin- Green Bay communication department chair and Blaire endowed professor is helping people sift through the noise and hype and...

Duration:00:37:58

EP29: Breaking the Mold That Holds Women Back with Vicki Updike

10/5/2020
Vicki Updike, owner of New Sage Strategies LLC, is talking with us on Sole Source about what holds women back from becoming the leaders they were born to be. She is hosting a Women's Leadership Conference on October 15 to help women empower themselves to go for those challenging moments that many fear to go after. To learn more about New Sage Strategies, visit https://www.newsagestrategies.com/. To register for the Women's Leadership Conference on October 15, visit...

Duration:00:20:56

EP28: Fighting with Fortitude: How Krav Maga Helped A Business Get Through the Pandemic

9/28/2020
Two business owners under the age of 30-years-old, Joel and Tamrah Ellenbecker own Fortitude Krav Maga in Neenah, Wisconsin. They opened their training facility right before the COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to shut down. As a fitness facility, things were bleak but through the use of fortitude and lessons they learned through years of martial arts training, they were able to not only keep their doors open and keep everyone safe, but also have record numbers of new members all while...

Duration:00:31:48

EP27: A Struggling Manufacturing Industry with N.E.W. Manufacturing Alliance

9/21/2020
With an aging workforce and not enough people in line to fill those jobs, the United States' manufacturing sector is facing a crisis. As Ann Franz, executive director of the Northeast Wisconsin (N.E.W.) Manufacturing Alliance states, manufacturing is the backbone of the U.S. and without these jobs, many of the products we use would not be available. During the pandemic, manufacturers were many times considered essential workers, making much of the needed personal protective equipment,...

Duration:00:30:29

EP26: No BS Mindfulness with Stephanie Bellin

9/14/2020
Are you finding it a little hard to live in the moment right now? Is stress weighing you down causing anxiety to run rampant and depression to sink in? If that sounds like you than you will want to list to this episode of Sole Source with Stephanie Bellin of Bellin Training Solutions. She is a corporate trainer and HR consultant who helps businesses and individuals thrive. One of the topics she speaks on often is mindfulness, self-care and being present in the moment and you are going to...

Duration:00:46:46