A Little Light Hearted Happy Ever After Romance for Spring

Acclaimed author, Candis Terry gives us a glimpse into the world of the Romance Novel. What it’s like to write one and what it means to live in one. Terry...READ MORE

Habits and Traits of Highly Sensitive People

Are you or your child highly sensitive? Are you more aware of subtleties than others? Are you easily overwhelmed in crowds or loud and chaotic environments? Do you have a...READ MORE

Deborah Burns Unravels the Magic of the Mother-Child Bond

Ellie Newman speaks with Deborah Burns, Media Industry Leader and author of Saturdays’ Child: A Daughter’s Memoir, in this episode of “That Got Me Thinking” a thoughtful and thought-provoking podcast....READ MORE

Discover the Power of Conversation with Celeste Headlee

Ellie Newman interviews award-winning journalist and conversation expert Celeste Headlee in this episode of “That Got Me Thinking” a thoughtful and thought-provoking podcast. Listen as the conversation turns to how...READ MORE

Skills for a Better Divorce and a New Path Forward with Susan Guthrie

Join host Ellie Newman as she interviews thought leaders across the globe in the thought provoking podcast, That Got Me Thinking. In this episode Ellie is joined by litigator, divorce...READ MORE

Tal Ben-Shahar and his Short Cuts to Happiness

Would you like to be happier? What are the obstacles that keep you from the happiness you deserve? Where does happiness live and how do you find the address and...READ MORE

Marc Lesser and the Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen

Today, we face so many challenging paradoxes on our individual, and collective, Hero’s Journey. Being spiritual beings in a complex physical reality can be daunting even in the best of...READ MORE

Gabrielle Hartley Roadmap to Making Separation and Your Life Better Apart

Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate will transform your divorce and level-up your life. Gabrielle Hartley is an attorney, mediator, consultant and author, with Elena Brower, she gives you the...READ MORE

Alien Life, Spaceships and Red Giants, We Are Not Alone

Michael Wall, PhD, is a senior writer at Space.com and author of, Out There: A Scientific Guide to Alien Life, Antimatter, and Human Space Travel (For the Cosmically Curious.) And when asked...READ MORE

Healthy Ham, Reverence and a Trip to Italy

So what the heck does extra virgin olive oil really mean? Is it true that salt and time makes Prosciutto di Parma a healthy ham? Can it be that watching...READ MORE

Reignite Your Sensuality and Spark Up Your Sex Life

Surrounded by lifestyle and self-help porn, and a constant pressure to thrust forward, our coping mechanisms utilize all our available energy. However, if we can learn to meet life where...READ MORE

Are Migrants an Economic Powerhouse?

Claudia Romo Edelman has spent the last 20 years successfully working on humanitarian concerns, advocating for human rights and advancing equality globally. She is a Mexican-Swiss diplomat, a special advisor...READ MORE

Don’t Bring Bananas on a Boat: Fear, God and Being Beloved

“As for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote, I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.” These are the words of Herman...READ MORE

The Evangelical World Explained

If you have ever looked at the actions of the religious right and been stymied by the contradictions, or been brave enough and humble enough to look back at your...READ MORE

How We Bond Through Hate

Hateful behavior has become an acceptable norm in our lives.  Sally Kohn, a liberal commentator who worked at Fox News, set out to understand how we got here, and what...READ MORE

The Truman Show Delusion is Real and Complicated

Kevin Hall is a two time cancer survivor, an Olympic and America’s Cup sailor. He’s got an amazing marriage, three children and an Ivy League degree. And he has suffered...READ MORE

What If You Felt Like Enough?

What if you didn’t have to prove it? What if you just knew that you were… enough? We live in a culture where no matter how many achievements you accrue,...READ MORE

It’s Not You, It’s Your Schedule

Few of us realize just how much our diurnal patterns affect everything in our lives. But, luckily for us, Dr. Suhas does. Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar, is the author of The Hot...READ MORE

The Ascent of Angels in America

The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America, an oral history, illuminates and re-qualifies the question, “Who do we want to be as a people?” Tony Kushner,...READ MORE

Why Am I So Depressed?

Asked and answered in Johann Hari’s Lost Connections. Johann Hari, the New York Times Bestselling author of Chasing The Scream,  has a new book out, Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes...READ MORE

Death and Dying: An Exit Strategy for Managing Death

Dr. Samuel Harrington tells us, “In old age, Comfort Care is more important than prolonging life with excessive technology.” Not because we can’t prolong it, and not because it’s expensive,...READ MORE

Who Wants to Prevent Mass Extinction and Human Suffering?

Scott Freeman is a professor of biology at the University of Washington and the author of Saving Tarboo Creek: One Family’s Quest to Heal the Land. It’s the story of what they...READ MORE

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for Superwoman

“Bringing home the bacon, frying it up in a pan and never, never letting him forget he’s a man,” is a drag. Ain’t nobody got time for that! Especially, a...READ MORE

Tyranny and the Damage to Truth

What is it like to grow up in a world where truth is the most dangerous enemy? How would you perform in the moments just before your execution? What would...READ MORE

Would You Like to Understand the Nature of Reality and Never Feel Alone?

“Metaphysics has been screaming at us.” And Dr. Eben Alexander is listening. While teaching at Harvard University, Dr. Alexander was struck with a severe case of bacterial meningitis, lapsing into...READ MORE

How to Meet the Dalai Lama

In conventional terms, Shawn Vij was a huge success. He’d acquired all the sign posts of a wonderful life – higher education, stunning career, beautiful home, family and friends. His...READ MORE

Prairie Days and the True Pioneer Spirit of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Marta McDowell’s The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that inspired The Little House Books is her latest in a line of work that explores the links between...READ MORE

Walking with Peety and Running with Jake

Eric O’Grey is the author of Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life. After a tough haul, Eric found his much deserved “normal.” And his journey there is a heartwarming and...READ MORE

Am I losing My Mind and Where Can I Find It?

What are the signs that suggest my memory problems are not normal? What’s normal, what’s not and what can we do about it? Over 45 million Americans are now over...READ MORE

Is Chicken Making Me Sick?

Maryn McKenna is an award-winning journalist who specializes in public health and food policy. Which turns out to be a heck of a lot sexier than you may have thought-...READ MORE

Can We Prevent Mass Violence by Understanding Motive?

Utah Poet Laureate, Paisley Rekdal’s most recent work, The Broken Country: On Trauma, Crime and the Continuing Legacy of Vietnam, is an ethical remembering in the sense of French Philosopher, Paul Ricouer. Rekdal...READ MORE

How to Save Our Planet in Six Acts

When discussing global warming and climate change arguing and trying to convince people of our position rarely if ever works. Our positions often get tangled up with our personal identities. Shared interests...READ MORE

If You Think the Space Time Continuum is Real, Clap Your Hands

If you could travel anywhere in time, would you? Should you? How conditioned are we by the science and words around us? And where does our future lie; in front, behind...READ MORE

The Forces of Nature, Fate, Family and the All Powerful Grace of Art

Novelist, Diane B. Saxton was a journalist with Vanity Fair, Holiday Magazine, Huffington Post and Greenwich Review, and covered everything from torture victims to psychics, animal rights activists, exotic travel...READ MORE

The Hippie Idea from Wavy Gravy to Peter Coyote and the Summer of Love

2017 is the 50 year anniversary of the Summer of Love; or is it? There are a number of misconceptions shrouding the history of the Summer of Love and the...READ MORE

A Harley, Mid-Life Crises, Oxytocin and the Fonz

Pablo Picasso said, “I am always doing that which I cannot do in order that I may learn how to do it.” And bestselling, author Bernadette Murphy took those words...READ MORE

Dr. Anna Yusim Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life

Are we more connected than we think? Do science and spirituality have more in common than we believe? Can we be happier and more fulfilled by connecting with our life...READ MORE

What We Need to Know About Russian Power

Probably the most important thing to understand about Russia is its end game. Historian and bestselling author, Dr. Simon Sebag Montefiore tells us that Russia’s primary objective is power – with...READ MORE

Can America Find Its Way Back to a Place of Integrity?

Thomas Jefferson writes in the Declaration of Independence, “We let facts speak to a candid world.” But what happens when the world is no longer candid? Is there a contingency...READ MORE

Let’s Draw a Picture of Prescription Drug Use in America Today

Let’s start with the landscape… 50% of Americans are taking some kind of medication. Hundreds of thousands of deaths each year occur from adverse drug reactions. Close to $300 billion...READ MORE

Ari Meisel is Changing Your World

The one question typically on entrepreneur Ari’s Meisel’s mind is: How to be more efficient and effective? He is constantly looking at how he is doing what he’s doing and then figuring...READ MORE

Does Morality Have a True North?

If there was a morality pill would you take it? Would it be moral to insist it be forced upon others? Are we born moral creatures, or is morality learned?...READ MORE

The Force or the Dark Side, What’s the True Power of Turning a Phrase?

Everyone would agree, it’s going to be a heck of a lot easier to repeal Obamacare than it would be to repeal The Affordable Care Act. Who would want to...READ MORE

Confronting the Walls Beyond Prison

Evidence shows that the likelihood of relapse or recidivism is directly linked to the level of ongoing support a person receives upon being released back to the community after incarceration. And Beyond...READ MORE

Can a Capitalist Socialist’s Time Management Skills Save the World?

Technology Entrepreneur, Jim Estill is the author of two books, Time Leadership: Lessons from a CEO and Zero to $2Billion: The Marketing and Branding Story Behind the Growth. He is also a successful investor,...READ MORE

Why We Keep the Crazy People in the Shadows

“Psychotic people have souls. They have identities. They have hope. They have dreams. They are not to be shunted away, as they were 7 centuries ago in Bedlum Asylum, beaten…”...READ MORE

What Can One Soul Do to Change American Politics for the Better?

Charley Hardy, a former Catholic priest and prior candidate for the U.S. Senate in Wyoming will tell you a single soul can do quite a lot to change the status...READ MORE

Who Will Strike It Rich In Cannabis Country?

Federal government raids, outlaws and renegades, entrepreneurs and established big business, mom and pop markets, loyalty to community -The contemporary Wild West Gold Rush is green. Kathleen Tracy tells us, “There...READ MORE

Who’s Afraid of President Trump?

What are the limits of Presidential power and authority? Could an imbalance in the governmental power structure make our Democracy vulnerable and put it at risk of falling apart? What is...READ MORE

Edward Sorel, Religion, Sex and Scandal

Mary Astor’s Purple Diary is a story of Hollywood, New York,  love affairs, divorce, custody battles, organized religion, fake news, politics, sex and scandals. Writer and illustrator, Edward Sorel, grew up...READ MORE

Is Qi, Vital Life Energy, the Key to Health and Longevity?

Chinese Martial Arts Master, Dr. Shin Lin was a contemporary of Bruce Lee, training under the same martial arts master for physical training, enhancing health, fighting and self defense. Dr. Lin is...READ MORE

What Would Buddha Say About Our Free Market Economy?

Economist Clair Brown, Ph.D.,  thinks the answer is plenty. In her new book, Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science, Professor Brown discusses her holistic approach to organizing the economy...READ MORE

“Be Afraid. Be Very, Very, Afraid.” Or Not: The Futility of Unfounded Fears

Barry Glassner, author of The Culture of Fear, Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things: Crime, Drugs, Minorities, Teen Moms, Killer Kids, Mutant Microbes, Plane Crashes, Road Rage, and...READ MORE

How Does Stress Affect the Brain?

How do you remember where you parked your car and will your brain shrink if you can’t remember? Neuroscientist Elizabeth Kirby heads the Kirby Lab at the Ohio State University...READ MORE

How to Make the World a Better Place

Yale researcher Paul Bloom, author of How Pleasure Works and Just Babies, disagrees with policy makers, activists, scientists and philosophers who think the only problem with empathy is that we need...READ MORE

Getting the Life You Picture

Change Agent, Patti Dobrowolski, teaches us how to create and work the “Snap Shot of the Big Picture” utilizing the brain to get what we want by learning how to...READ MORE

Racism, Blackness and Being Orphaned in a Silent Cosmos

Growing up in the orphaned space of the Philadelphia Projects, author and Philosophy Professor, George Yancy, embarked on an unlikely trajectory. From an early age, he had begun asking some very big...READ MORE

Can Black Soldier Flies Save Our Oceans?

Scientist, Philip Taylor believes the Black Soldier Fly may be the answer to the missing link in the food chain that is currently destroying the world’s oceans. Taylor tells us,...READ MORE

Sometimes Brilliant, Always Illuminating

Larry Brilliant, M.D., M.P.H., a pioneering physician, hippie, tech innovator, philanthropist and key player in the eradication of one of the worst pandemics in human history, talks about “Bending the arc...READ MORE

“Andy Warhol was a Hoarder”

Award winning health and science journalist Claudia Kalb has inventively and successfully refocused our attention on 12 famous lives, and 12 turbulent minds. Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have...READ MORE

Cinque Henderson on Education and What the Black Lives Matter Movement Can Learn From our Founding Fathers

Journalist and author, Cinque Henderson, drills down on public education, funding, the perils of innovation, respectability politics, discipline, allies and Bob Dylan. As we find ourselves in the center of a...READ MORE

Tally Abecassis of First Day Back Podcast

Tally Abecassis shares her experience of transitioning from a focused, successful documentary filmmaker to an unanticipated, full time role  as a stay at home mom. With sensitivity and honesty, she exposes...READ MORE

Vietnam and The Long Goodbye

Unraveling the mystery of his friend’s death and coming to grips with his role and the sacrifices made during the Vietnam war. Having survived Khe Sanh – living under siege,...READ MORE

Dr. Mario Beauregard, PhD. Explores Mind and Consciousness, Beyond the Physical Brain

Dr. Beauregard is the author of more than 100 publications in neuroscience, psychology and psychiatry. He was one of the first neuroscientists to use neuroimaging to investigate the neural underpinnings...READ MORE

ProMom

In the movie, The Intern, Robert Deniro’s character says, “I hate to be the feminist here, but…” in protest to the idea that Anne Hathaway’s character should have to accept her...READ MORE

What is a Bibliotherapist, and Do I Need One?

Ella Bearthoud first started practicing bibliotherapy with Susan Elderkin when they were literature students at Cambridge University in England. They just didn’t have a name for what they were doing...READ MORE

Juniper Books the Art of Storytelling Inside and Out

Thatcher Wine, the founder of Juniper books, custom collections, crafts custom book collections for purchase and creates and designs custom libraries for a variety of clients. Juniper books is a...READ MORE

Drawing your way to the future with Patti Dobrowolski

Patti Dobrowolski captivates and inspires audiences using the business leadership tool of the future: Drawing Solutions. “Up Your Creative Genius.” Pictures are how the brain makes stories and makes sense...READ MORE

A Former Soldier’s Battle with PTSD, Identity and Place

George Nickel shares his story of how post-traumatic stress, alcohol abuse, and how a mission to find his dog led to an armed standoff with the Boise Police Department. The...READ MORE

Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream

I’ve been thinking about dreaming. Not the kind of dreaming we do in our sleep, but the kind we do while we are wide awake, with our eyes wide open....READ MORE

Get Sparked with Lisa Rueff

Lisa Rueff, founder of Sparked, Yoga Ventures and Global Buddha, asked the question, “What if a game could bring out the best in women, touch their hearts, fire up their...READ MORE

Innovation Expert Whitney Johnson Encourages Us to Disrupt Yourself

Innovation expert, Whitney Johnson, discusses the psychology of disruption. Humans crave and need challenge to move forward. We need to be learning and feel a sense of progress to be...READ MORE

Creating Good Prose and the Art of a Working Friendship

What makes a good story? And what elements must come together in perfect unison on the written page to make the eager reader sigh at the beauty of the passage?...READ MORE

Dr. Stuart Brown Appreciates the Importance of Play

Ever wonder if there was an enjoyable way to diminish anxiety and depression, a non stressful solution to sustain intimacy, increase longevity, innovation and adaptability? Well this simple four letter...READ MORE

What is Synesthesia?

In it’s simplest form, synesthesia is a multi-dimensional sensory experience. Have you ever seen a color connected to a letter or word, or tasted a specific taste when you heard...READ MORE

Chris Baty Knows how to Gather a Crowd and how to Write a Novel in 30 Days

Chris Baty is the “accidental” founder of NaNoWriMo and the author of “No Plot? No Problem!: A Low Stress, High Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days” and...READ MORE

What Does it Mean to be a Skeptic?

How is it that we determine what to believe? What is a discernible truth and how do science and faith fit into the mix? Is being a skeptic an optimistic...READ MORE

Bea Johnson on How to Live a Zero Waste LIfestyle

Bea Johnson explains what it takes to live a zero waste lifestyle with a family of four. Bea shares how they live, travel, shop and socialize while living a life committed...READ MORE

Making Whiskey at the High West Distillery

David Perkins moved to Park City, Utah in 2004 to pursue his passion to make whiskey. With a background as a biochemist in the biopharmaceutical industry, a love of bourbon...READ MORE

One Bad Mother, or Two

Creators and co- hosts of the humorous and relevant podcast, One Bad Mother, Biz Ellis and Theresa Thorn join me to discuss motherhood, feminism, the unrelenting pressure of parenting and leaving no...READ MORE

Louise Steinman and the Crooked Mirror

Author and literary curator at ALOUD, Louise Steinman discusses her work, family and incredible personal journey to discover the path of reconciliation and mending. Her literary memoir illuminates the intensity,...READ MORE

Hip Hop Artist Andrew Fig Figueroa Mixed Race Mix Tape

Andrew Fig Figueroa is an artist and performer. He is an up and coming Hip Hop artist, theatre maker and arts educator. He is the son of a Mexican father...READ MORE

Artists in Love and Life

Steve Behal and Jeannie Catchpole are partners in art and life. They re-united after a 22 year hiatus and began a romantic love affair and a collaborative artistic journey. Steve was a...READ MORE

Traveling Emergency Room Physician Dr. Meeta Patel

Dr. Patel is a traveling Emergency Room Physician. She has traveled to India and Uganda to provide relief for underserved children and medical support to the underserved with Project Helping...READ MORE

Gerry Moffat Adventure Consultant to Bhutan

Gerry Moffat first arrived in Nepal on a British kayaking expedition in 1983 at the age of 18. Over the next 20 years he became the first man to descend...READ MORE

Photographer and Adventurer Caroline Woodham

Caroline Woodham discusses the art and business of her life as a photographer. She tells us what inspired her to pick up a camera at such a young age, and...READ MORE

Cate Cox on the Empowerment of Women

Cate Cox is an advocate for women’s empowerment. She is a Reiki practitioner, holds a Masters degree in Transpersonal Psychology and has been working as a professional Jazz singer for...READ MORE

Deborah Hernandez Speaks Up for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Deborah Hernandez is a wife, mother and marketing communications consultant who has lived in Orange County, California, for more than 14 years. She volunteers her time as the Communications Lead...READ MORE

Multi Media Artist Phil Hansen

Artist Phil Hansen is a multi media creative daredevil of Ted Talk fame. He challenges himself, and his audience, to spark creativity by thinking inside the proverbial box. His theory is that by...READ MORE

Dr. James Doty

Dr. James Doty is a professor, neurosurgeon and founder of CCARE at Stanford University. He is  a successful inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Here, he discusses his relationship to neuroscience and...READ MORE

Panache Desai

We could all use some guidance and support in finding our true purpose and navigating our paths to realizing our true potential. Panache Desai offers tools and example to fully...READ MORE

Film Critic John Desando

John DeSando is a popular radio host, personality, college professor and film critic. He is a thoughtful connoisseur, and entertainingly shares his deep and prolific relationship to film.  

Dr. Madeline Levine on Privilege and Raising Children Well

Dr. Levine has been an active psychologist for the past 30 years, an educator and co-founder of Challenge Success -a project at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, and A...READ MORE

Sonia Sommer and Her Relationship to Body, Mind and Spiritual Vitality

Sonia is a sought after Practitioner of Structural Integration, Sonia works with individuals from all walks of life with a focus on those seeking true transformation and personal evolution. After...READ MORE

National Brotherhood of Skiers Hit the Snow

The National Brother of Skiers mission is to identify, develop and support athletes of color who will win international and Olympic winter sports competitions representing the United States and to...READ MORE

Brad Cleveland

Brad Cleveland is known globally as one of the foremost experts in customer strategy, management and service delivery. A pioneer in the industry, he has been a driving force in defining...READ MORE

Doniece Sandoval Provides Showers for the Homeless

Doniece Sandoval is delivering dignity one shower at a time. She is the founder of Lave Mae, a nonprofit mobile shower project for San Francisco’s over 6,000 homeless. Lave Mae...READ MORE

Brian Boitano Gets Cooking

Brian Boitano has a life long relationship with Sun Valley, Idaho. He’s been skating there since he was a kid, so it’s only fitting that he returns to his home...READ MORE

Alex Laws Intuitive, Fitness, Business and Life Guru

Alex Laws is a world class athlete, business consultant, cancer survivor, and founder of Rythmatic Meditation,™ a unique cycling class offering a full body work out with an added component...READ MORE

Sculptor Joseph Castle, Myth, Archetypes and the life of an Artist

Artist, Joseph Castle takes us on a journey through his art. He says, “I believe we all have some type of myth running through our veins. Myths are stories about...READ MORE

Dr. Deb Robertson is a City Gal Running a Small Town ER

Dr. Deborah Robertson knows what it’s like to operate in a crazed big city hospital emergency room. She wasn’t prepared for some of the challenges she’d face running a small...READ MORE

Darrel Harris on Green Dot, Bullying and the Advocates

Today my guest is Darrel Harris. She is the Education and Prevention Coordinator at the Advocates in Hailey, Idaho. She has spent the last thirty odd years doing what she...READ MORE

Kara Maxwell Exemplifies the Mastery of Non-Traditional Medicine

Chi, The Five Elements, Chinese Medicine, and the Art of Muscle Testing, traditional and respected in vast areas of the world, but non-traditional to many in the United States. For many, medicine...READ MORE

Mike Scullion is the Heart and Soul of Community Radio

Mike Scullion wanted to start a community radio station where locals could get vocal. He is the heart and soul behind KDPI radio. Mike shares what it is about radio,...READ MORE

Rebecca Rusch the Queen of Pain

Rebecca Rusch is one of the world’s preeminent endurance athletes. She has won four straight Leadville 100s and is the course record holder. She is lovingly known as the Queen...READ MORE

David Holmes on Education

The future of education is a topic that affects us all. Common core, teaching to the test, methods and philosophies – they are all up for debate. Systems, children, teachers...READ MORE