Music to Last a Lifetime: An Interview with John Ondrasik

EPISODE 236I Today’s guest is John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting music fame. In addition to writing and performing music, John is also an inspirational speaker. John shares with us how he views art and creativity, how he gets out of a funk, and the importance of doing things you love. He encourages us to…

Dream Big: An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 230E Today’s short episode is packed with encouragement for your new year! Taken directly from the fabulous T-shirt I received when I attended Mirasee’s Teach Your Gift conference last month: Dream Big! Don’t Give Up! Reach Beyond Your Comfort Zone! Teach Your Gift! This January, more than ever, is a great time to rethink…

Before and After Photos – An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 215E In this month’s Encouraging Words episode, I talk about the idea of before and after photos in any area of our life. We see them all the time selling things like diet plans, gym memberships, and personal trainers. But can we use our imaginations to see our before and after photos for today’s…

Building a Career: An Interview with Joanna Penn

EPISODE 200!! Today’s guest is the wonderful Joanna Penn, author, podcaster, speaker, and all-around lovely lady! When I asked myself who, in my wildest happy dreams, I would like to be a guest on my 200th episode, Joanna was my first thought. And lucky me, she said yes! 😀 I asked Joanna to start by…

The Athlete and Writer Inside: An Interview with Sue Reynolds

EPISODE 199I Today’s guest is first-time author, Sue Reynolds. In her debut book, The Athlete Inside, Sue tells how at age 60 she lost 200 pounds and began her journey toward finishing sixth at the World Triathlon Championship. She tells us how one day her “why” changed – that she stopped thinking about her weight…