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16: Your Voice, Your Vote, and Our Democracy: Voting Power – Part 1

Voting is a personal act, but it is also your obligation to your family, your community and your country. It has broad, societal consequences. Your vote matters. It does make a difference and it gives the people the power to choose who we put in power over us. To believe otherwise is self-suppressing your own…

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15: The Power of Yes, Adaptability and Compassion in Action: Nurse Mary’s Story

Though used to handling emergency situations, nurses are being tested as true front line soldiers battling the Coronavirus pandemic across the country.  We all think a nurse is a nurse is a nurse and that they are prepared to handle anything–even an unknown pandemic.  This is not the case.  Nurses are having to adapt, adjust…

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14: Keep Calm and Carry On: Teachers – Part 2

Our series Keep Calm and Carry On: Teachers continues this week with Part 2. In Part 1, we learned more than a thing or two from teacher Shannon Dunn who shared with us exactly how high the personal and professional cost has become for teachers during the Covid pandemic as she prepares for the upcoming…

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13: Keep Calm and Carry On: Teachers – Part 1

Teachers are considered to be first responders, providing the vital service of caring for and educating our children. They are keeping calm and carrying on preparing and planning for multiple education scenarios of virtual/distance learning, in-person, or hybrid models to provide and care for their students during this uncertainty and fear caused by the pandemic….

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12: Accessing Happiness

Happiness is not just happenstance.  Even in “normal” times, to be happy is an ongoing task requiring ones active engagement and participation in order to be achieved.  In unprecedented times like these with so much pain and uncertainty, finding ways to access ones happiness is more important now than ever.  Happiness starts with the individual…

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11: Courage and Gratitude

At its essence, courage is the ability to do something that frightens us, but we realize that it’s much more than that.  In this episode, we discuss if courage is something that we are born with, why it is hard for some people to access, how we can develop it, and how we can strengthen…

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10: Fall into the Gap Year

With uncertainty of the status of in-person college classes occurring in the near future, more and more students and parents are considering deferring college admission for a year until the traditional college experience hopefully will be possible.  Known as a gap year, in the past for many who took a gap year, this time off…

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09: Passion and Purpose

Following your passion is a phrase we hear constantly, but is that possible for everyone?  What does passion mean to you?  Does everyone have a passion?  In this podcast we engage in an animated discussion about the nature of passion, how it differs from purpose, and the importance of both passion and purpose for today’s…

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08: Social Soap Box

Words have power.  Standing on your soap box in the town square to get you message across in the old days now has the immediate distribution and far-reaching power of a TV network in the digital age of the internet and social media.  Tune in as we discuss the power of the social soap box,…

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07: AI & Us

AI, or artificial Intelligence, is not a future state possibility, it is a present day reality.  But what is it and how is it affecting us as humans?  With technology advancing faster and faster each day, the effects of AI, automation, and machine learning are far reaching and here to stay.  In this podcast, we…

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