Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend’s informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.
Christina Foxwell is the Global CEO/Founder of Ignite Purpose. A consulting practice where, over the past decade, she has supported leaders in team-based navigation, and helped people find their purpose and flow. This has led to her supporting them in their own life-changing journeys to follow their passions, transform their lives, and grow into the people they were always meant to be. Christina encourages us to pay attention to the fact that 'to be self-aware without self-love, is to self-harm.
Jane Healey is an author of historical fiction, whose latest novel has just been released. "Goodnight From Paris" introduces us to Drue Leyton, an American actress who was living in Paris at the outbreak of WWII. Married to a French man, Drue embraces France as her home relishing in the liberation of the Resistance. This is a captivating story which reveals the strength and courage of people rising against the tide of tyranny.
Pamela Gockley is a certified bullying prevention specialist and founder of The Camel Project.
We know that bullying is a serious problem in our world, and it feels as though it's getting worse. Pamela believes in there being a solution, and she shares the way that we go through and heal ourselves and the world. Her personal story is found in the book "Not All Camels Are in the Desert: An Amazing Personal Story of a Life Turned Around". Pamela and her team have a school curriculum that works with both school staff and parents to establish the foundation, all communicating on the same page, and then the students are involved. Honest conversations are critical.
Shelly Tochluk is a Professor of Education at Mount Saint Mary's University-Los Angeles. For over 18 years, she has worked with AWARE-LA (Alliance of White Anti-Racists Everywhere-Los Angeles) to host dialogues and an annual 4-day institute, Unmasking Whiteness, which leads white people into a deeper understanding of their personal relationship to race and systemic racism. Shelly is the author of "Witnessing Whiteness: The Journey into Racial Awareness and Antiracist Action", now in its third edition. Shelly provides workshop materials and also extends an invitation to AWARE-LA which can be connected to online.
Joe Yogerst is a National Geographic writer, photographer, speaker, and an avid hiker whose travels have spanned the globe. His latest book, "100 Trails, 5000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do" aspires to bring us inspiration for all levels of hikes. Joe includes an abundance of extra tips to make the hike work out the best! It's a great guide for us, and also an excellent gift idea! Seattle is featured with the Elliot Bay Trail and the Burke Gilman Trail.
Jae Oh MBA is a Medicare Expert & Certified Financial Planner and the author of "Maximize Your Medicare: Qualify For Benefits, Protect Your Health, and Minimize Your Costs". As aspects of Medicare continue to change, Jae is the dedicated expert at interpreting what we need to know and the timing. Jae guides us through the specifics of Parts A-D, and reminds that the ACA is still available, but it's important to know there is a 30-day waiting period. His website provides podcasts and he also has YouTube videos that are educational. You can also sign up for Jae's newsletter., a valuable resource at https://jaeoh.substack.com/
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Dr. Ronald Crutcher is an inspiring man and leader. In his life's work, he is a world-class classical cellist, an educator--a Professor of Music at a number of universities, and currently is President of Richmond University, in Virginia. He believes strongly in mentorship and relates the various mentors who have played significantly in his life. His memoir "I Had No Idea You Were Black: Navigating Race on the Road to Leadership" has just been published.
Kyra Smithlin has a huge "heart story" that both directs us to learning CPR, and highlighting National Wear Red Day on Friday February 3, to focus attention on women and heart health. 10 years ago, Kyra's heart stopped. Her 9-year-old son found her in her bed, called his dad, they called 911 but also began CPR. It was the difference in Kyra living another hour, being here today and a strong advocate for Women's Heart Health. Be sure to learn CPR and to wear Red on Friday.
Dean Regas has been the astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory since 2000. He's a renowned educator, author, and national popularizer of astronomy. The science of space and space travel is something we're hearing much more of nowadays and in various forms. While that is still the area of a select few, Dean's new book in collaboration with National Geographic "1000 Facts About Space" is a way we all can experience the thrill vicariously.
Amri Johnson is the CEO/founder of Inclusion Wins. Amri and a virtual collective of partners work to create global impact with a lens of inclusion.
Amri is the author of Reconstructing Inclusion: Making DEI Accessible, Actionable and Sustainable. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are vitally important to our success as individuals and as humanity. It's up to each of us, and as Amri states: It's a 'we' thing.