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“Every road is the ‘right’ one if you take the Detour moments in life and make it part of the journey. Conversations with fellow travelers who have had a Detour moment in life as well as those who love to create adventure through travel. Heartfelt lessons on the Human Journey mixed with practical advice for touring the world. One Part Human Experience, One Part Travel Experience. Take the Detour...Enjoy the Wander!

“Every road is the ‘right’ one if you take the Detour moments in life and make it part of the journey. Conversations with fellow travelers who have had a Detour moment in life as well as those who love to create adventure through travel. Heartfelt lessons on the Human Journey mixed with practical advice for touring the world. One Part Human Experience, One Part Travel Experience. Take the Detour...Enjoy the Wander!

Location:

United States

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“Every road is the ‘right’ one if you take the Detour moments in life and make it part of the journey. Conversations with fellow travelers who have had a Detour moment in life as well as those who love to create adventure through travel. Heartfelt lessons on the Human Journey mixed with practical advice for touring the world. One Part Human Experience, One Part Travel Experience. Take the Detour...Enjoy the Wander!

Language:

English

Contact:

7278589552


Episodes

Rebecca & Beth | Hope Reunited: An Adoption Story 27 years in the Making

11/30/2020
In her freshman year of college, Beth Cole found herself in a detour situation that would change her life forever. Fast-forward 27 years later, in the middle of a pandemic, Beth receives a call that the baby she had given up for adoption was searching for her. Through the help of DiscoverFamily.net, Beth and her daughter Rebecca were reunited first by phone and then in person, and Beth learned some even more amazing news! I know you will enjoy listening to this uplifting story of love, hope,...

Duration:00:47:17

Lea | I Did Not Miss The Boat

11/16/2020
Lea Tran is a dynamic speaker who experienced a harrowing journey of escaping Vietnamese communists to seek freedom in the late 70's. At just 16, Lea, her parents and siblings boarded a boat in hopes of a better life. After being raided by pirates 4 times and floating directionless with a broken engine and no food or water, the "boat people of Vietnam" were rescued in an amazing way. For many decades, Lea struggled to find her voice and after 40 years, she shared her story on the TEDx...

Duration:00:52:50

Gatton | More The Same Than Different

11/2/2020
GATTON You're going to want to remember this name because in the very near future I predict you'll be saying " I heard him when..." This talented, heart-centered young man is going to make a huge impact in the world! I can see his name in lights. Wise beyond his 22 years, Gatton is a singer, songwriter, artist, and creative director who is on a mission through his various art form to remind the world that we are "More the Same than Different". He has recently had a huge accomplishment...

Duration:00:43:45

Debbie W. | I Love Jesus and My Gay Son

10/19/2020
Debbie is a Christian mom of 4 boys. She grew up with a Christian Family, went to Christian school, married a Christian man and even won an award for Best Christian Testimony, three times! She and her husband were involved in ministry and they turned to the Bible and pointed their children to God for everything. Her life and their children's lives were in service to God and His Church, and then everything she believed and trusted was tested after a tear-filled confession by her son that he...

Duration:01:23:47

Stephanie | Author of Empty Spaces

10/5/2020
Stephanie Leroux is a novice author with a love for writing fictional novels. Though she had a passion for making words dance on the page since college, she didn’t start to write seriously until she was encouraged to use her stories to touch readers’ lives. Her first book Empty Spaces came to her almost all at once as an inspired "download" straight into her mind. Even so, the process of writing, editing and publishing the book took perseverance and tenacity, and 6 years to completion....

Duration:00:55:55

Sandy | Havana

9/21/2020
Virtual Travel Stop in...Havana, Cuba! Our guest Sandy tells us about her visit to Havana as a port of call during her belly dancing cruise. Lots of adventures ensue as we learn about the world famous Tropicana Night Club, the sights and sounds of Havana and the Cuban culture. Grab your mojitos & virtually travel with us to Havana!

Duration:00:39:58

Lisa | California

9/7/2020
Another Virtual travel destination as we vacation with Lisa and her family through California. Enjoy this chat and let your mind wander & senses imagine a road trip that... Tastes like warm tortillas & delicious wine Feels surprisingly cool & not humid Smells like a walk through magnificent forests Sounds like the ding of trolley bell Looks like celebrity sightings Take the Detour and Enjoy the Wander as Lisa fills us in on the sights and delights of traveling from San Diego to San...

Duration:00:42:35

Luanne | Buenos Aires Argentina

8/24/2020
Our passports are on the shelf right now so let's do some Virtual Travelling! Our first stop is Buenos Aires, Argentina with our guest Luanne! Let your imagination explore as we chat about the sights to see, culture, people, food & more. Here's some hints to get your senses intrigued It tastes like Steak & red wine, smells like pastries, looks bright and colorful sounds like tango music and feels like Take Your Time, Amigo!

Duration:00:32:14

Debbie | Our Journey with Guillian- Barre Syndrome

5/18/2020
Debbie Franek, and her husband Andy, were very intentional in raising their 3 children. They made great effort to follow healthy habits, have great nutrition, use holistic healing & natural products, instill an appetite for learning, a strong faith and to be in service to others. When their youngest son Andrew moved out of state to pursue a career in firefighting, they felt they had given him the best foundation of health that they could. Then Andrew got sick his first week on the job, but...

Duration:00:55:47

Tammy |Suicide Prevention and Education through the Bobby White Foundation

5/5/2020
Suicide. It's a word that has a stigma. It's a word that's hard to say and talk about. But, for those who have been affected by it, it's a word that's even harder to live with, and that's why Tammy White has a mission. Through the Bobby White Foundation, she and her volunteers hope to change the stigma...open the dialogue... educate the community...to hopefully prevent a suicide. And for those that are left behind when it can't be prevented, she wants to offer help from someone who,...

Duration:00:57:43

Marcia | S.A.W.P.A. Technique for Anxiety Control and Decision Making

4/13/2020
Today's episode is recorded via ZOOM while we all #StayHome to combat the COVID 19 virus. Sheila talks with Marcia J. Kozera, MA, the President/CEO of LIVEFULL Consulting Company, about using her SAWPA strategy when trying to control anxiety and make tough decisions. Marcia used her education in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, as well as her 20 years of experience in Relationship dynamics in the workplace to develop this helpful step by step technique. Marcia believes using the SAWPA...

Duration:00:43:38

Tina | TalkingTruth About Addiction

3/23/2020
Tina Levene is a motivational Speaker, an Author of 5 books, a Staff Development Trainer and advocate for youth. She has been a Christian Talk Radio and TV show Host as well as a clean Comedian. In today's episode, she shares the Truth about a past that is barely recognizable to her now. That past began with a tragic event when she was 7 years old. This trauma put her on a path of destruction early in her life that included dangerous behavior, drugs, alcohol and more trauma. Tina struggled...

Duration:01:01:30

Rebekah | Finding my "Shiny" through Meditation

3/2/2020
This episode is like The Karate Kid, Gremlins, and Eat, Pray, Love rolled into one. After a chance meeting with an "odd little Japanese man", Rebekah's life began to change in ways she could not understand. It sent her on a journey that would change everything about what she thought was possible for her life. Rebekah "Rani" is a meditation coach, guiding her students and clients through the transformative experience of meditation for over 7 years. After 10 years as a supply chain and IT...

Duration:01:03:20

Sharon | EMPOWER to HEAL NOW

2/17/2020
Sharon Kistler is a popular motivational speaker and effective Empower Life Coach and healer. She is passionate about helping others to heal emotions in order to remove blocks, behaviors and limiting beliefs that hold us back. As a EFT Emotional Freedom Practitioner and REIKI Master, she uses various Stress Relieving Techniques and Life Coaching Programs to Release Stress and Restore well-being! On today's episode she tells about her life detour from stress and anxiety to peace and wellness....

Duration:00:54:40

Nicole | 16 y/o Loses 110lbs & Finds her Passion

2/3/2020
Continuing with the Body, Mind & Spirit Series, we meet Nicole a 16 y/o who has lost more than 100 lbs! She was always a "chubby kid" that loved cookies and junk food, and loved to binge eat with her friends until she realized that her poor food choices were standing in the way of her goals and putting her at risk for health problems. Through hard work and determination, Nicole has changed her whole life and body and also found a passion for weightlifting and training others. This...

Duration:00:36:11

Lisa | Wheelchair Fitness

1/20/2020
As part of the Total Wellness: Body, Mind, & Spirit Series, we chat with Lisa Cunnard, who was born with spina bifida and is wheelchair bound. Although most of us do not have these same physical challenges, many will relate to her story nonetheless. Last year, after a struggle with health issues, depression, perimenopause & bad coping habits, Lisa knew she needed to get healthier & change her life. She just didn't know where to start. Could she join a gym and hire a trainer like other...

Duration:00:41:03

Dee | OMG...Dee's Gonna Lose It!

1/6/2020
Could you ever imagine losing over 100 lbs? What it would take? How hard it would be to start and stay committed? How big of a mountain it would be to climb? As the first interview of 2020, and part of the Total Wellness: Mind, Body, & Spirit series, Deanne (Dee) Wilson shares her journey to do just that. Whether you have 100 lbs or 10lbs to lose, Dee will provide some wisdom and inspiration to get you moving in whatever way you can! While she admits she still has more weight to lose she...

Duration:00:53:12

2020 New Series Sneak Peek

12/23/2019
We will continue on into 2020 with MORE AWESOME GUESTS! Listen to this sneak peek about what's coming up in the New Year on The Detour Podcast! CALL TO ACTION! Your first goal of 2020 should be.... to RATE, COMMENT & SHARE this Podcast! Seriously, if you have enjoyed the content, giving 5 stars helps other find it, too when searching. FACEBOOK: @thedetourpodcast Instagram: @sheilashynski Email: TheDetourPodcast@yahoo.com Thanks so much! Happy Holidays!

Duration:00:10:24

Bob & Sheila | Poland Should Be at the Top of Your Bucket List

12/9/2019
Our host Sheila Shynski & her husband Bob share all the reasons you should put a visit to Poland at the top of your Travel Bucket List. They'll give you the tips and tricks they learned after visiting Krakow, Warsaw and other places in Poland. You'll learn ...how to get around ...what the Poles are like ...what to see ...what to eat & drink Be sure to like The Detour Podcast (@thedetourpodcast)Facebook page to see travel pictures and ask other questions or leave comments. If you've...

Duration:01:02:19

Colleen | Cultivating Success through "Stages"

11/25/2019
Colleen Kavanaugh, Your Gig Girl, is an Emcee, Speaker/Trainer & Event Specialist. Colleen has worked a variety of events and "Gigs" ranging from 20 to over 1000 attendees in different industries such as Entertainment, Experiential Marketing, and Business Meetings & Conferences. She has worked as an Emcee, Event Coordinator, & Event Staff for numerous Personal & Professional development conferences as well as planned/hosted her own workshops and conferences. From farming in Nebraska to...

Duration:00:45:06