Spiritual Invitation

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Ep. 28 Wellness Designer Janet Verney

Janet Verney, a Wellness Designer, specializes in interior "health" makeovers. In her book, ROOTS2Wellness, she shares her inspiring story from the depths of dis-ease to a life of vibrant wellness.

Ep. 29 Heart Math with Andrew Pollak

Do our Hearts have Intelligence? Andrew Pollak, a licensed therapist who specializes in trauma, discusses and demonstrates HeartMath, a scientifically proven program that helps heal our bodies and our lives. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfAIdtJGA_A

Drumming for Health and Happiness! Mark Zarrillo is a Drum Circle Leader, Teacher and Sound Therapy Practitioner who shares how this Ancient technology can help us now. Mark leads the show's Director, Rob Baldo, and myself in a demonstration. See how easy and enjoyable it would be to join a Drum Circle! Mark traveled to Guinea for a drumming and culture intensive, and is a trained HealthRHYTHMS fascilitator.

Ep 34 Exploring Subtle Energy -- Synthia Andrews

Ep. 32 Soul Contracts & Soul Releasement


Ep. 30 Drumming & Drum Circles- -Matt Zarillo

When was the last time you felt truly healthy in body, mind and spirit? Health and Happiness Coach Laura Furey shares her remarkable story from extreme illness to wellness. Laura is a certified Integrative Health Coach and owner of AHAH! Coaching. She is also a graduate of UCONN with a degree in Spanish and International Commerce and Political Economy. Laura has learned how to go from surviving to thriving with a chronic illness and loves to share her journey with others and assist them on their path to wellness and spirituality. You can learn more about Laura on her website at www.ahahcoaching.com

Barbara M. Hardie is the Founder and Director of Angel Connections. She is an award-winning author and has written 3 books on Spirituality. Barbara is an Ordained Spiritualist Minister, a Certified Spiritual Healer, a Medium and Channel for the Ascended Masters and Archangels. In addition, Barbara is an International Speaker and a Certified Master Hypnotherapist.

It is often referred to as the best kept secret on the Connecticut shoreline. Joan Linley shares all that Mercy by the Sea Retreat and Conference Center in Madison offers. People come from all over the country to participate in their programs and retreats. Joan is the Program Director at Mercy by the Sea for the past ten years. She is a spiritual director, retreat director and supervisor of spiritual directors.

Ep. 33 Astrology -- Lou Valentino

Ep 36 Surrender Acceptance and Gratitude

Ep 35 Turn Setbacks Into Success -- Susan O'Malley

Fascinating! Learn what your Astrological Sign says about you! Astrologer Lou Valentino shares the positive aspects of each of the 12 Zodiac Signs. He also relates as examples the signs of President Trump, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and others. Having your birth chart read is a valuable and supportive tool to guide you through your life. You can find out more about Lou and his services at www.YogaVisionaries.com

Who are the Goddesses from the Ancient Myths? Lianne Escher, LCSW, helps us understand how the Goddesses can encourage and guide us. Lianne is the author of "A Mythic Sisterhood: The Goddess Way to Courage, Clarity and Grace." She is also a psychotherapist, and speaker. As a late blooming student at 38, Lianne began 5 years in a BA program at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, then went straight up to the Smith College School for Social Work, and had an internship at Yale. In the middle of all that Lianne earned her Divorce Degree, along with the challenge of 3 acting out adolescents! You can learn more about Lianne on her website at www.amythicsisterhood.com

What is Subtle Energy and what does it have to do with Healing?
Dr. Synthia Andrews is a CT licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Energy Intuitive who has written seven books on Healing, Spirituality and Consciousness. She teaches classes and workshops locally and internationally in Subtle Energy Exploration and Healing. You can learn more about Synthia on her websites at either AndrewsHealingArts.com or SynthiaAndrews.com

Have you ever said, "That's the way the cookie crumbles"? Well, Dr. Susan O'Malley discusses her book, "Tough Cookies Don't Crumble: Turn Set-Backs into Success". She outlines the strategies that transformed her from college drop-out and secretary to emergency room doctor and entrepreneur. Dr. O'Malley is owner and medical director of Madison Med Spa, and a keynote speaker. When she's not keeping women beautiful at the spa, Dr. O'Malley helps leaders transform obstacles into victory teaching the critical lessons of perseverance and resilience.

Ep 38 Get Up: The Art of Perserverance 

Ep 37 Goddess Way To Courage Clarity And Grace

What do you do when you and your dream are knocked down? Adam Greenberg says, "You Get Up!" If there's ever a person who epitomizes perseverance, it's Adam Greenberg. A 92 mile-an-hour first pitch fastball to the back of the head on his Major League debut with the Chicago Cubs in 2005 gave Adam the record for being one of only two players in Major League Baseball history to have an official at-bat without ever taking the field. Famous for the one pitch that change his life forever. Adam is CEO and Co-founder of Lurong Living. Also, he is author of the book, "Get Up: The Art of Perseverance." Be sure to stick around until the end of the program because we have a little surprise for you!

Shamanism is the oldest healing and spiritual practice in the world and has existed at least 100,000 years! What is this ancient tradition and how can it help us? Shaman Jane Burns takes the mystery out of this often misunderstood practice. Jane is the author of "Up A Tree: A Novel and Shamanic Handbook" published in 2014. She has been a practitioner of shamanism for thirteen years and a teacher for ten. Jane has studied with some of the best teachers in the field, including Sandra Ingerman and Tom Cowan. Her shamanic practice is most inspired and shaped by the Celtic tradition. Jane brings to her practice over 25 years of experience in the fields of psychic and medical intuition, energy medicine and past-life regression

Ep 39 Shamanism 

Soroptimist is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls throughout the world. Soroptimist means "Best for Women" and that's what this non-profit organization tries to achieve globally through programs leading to social and economic empowerment for women. They even have a seat at the table in the United Nations!

Elizabeth Peterson is the President of the newly chartered Soroptimist International Connecticut Shoreline Club. She has spent three decades working as an engineer in Connecticut. For the same amount of time Elizabeth has been mentoring adolescents and college students in STEM - which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. She currently holds a full time job as a Nuclear Engineer for Dominion at Millstone Power Station in Waterford, CT and regularly volunteers more than 500 hours a year!
Elizabeth came in to be interviewed on her day off -- she's really that committed -- and I'm sure Soroptimist is delighted to have her serve as President of the newly formed chapter! P.S. Our tiny state of Connecticut has 8 Soroptimist Chapters -- Yay CT!! You can find out more about Soroptomist by going to their websites at: http://soroptimistner.org/clubs_shore... http:/www.soroptimist.org/ or on Facebook at: Soroptimist International Connecticut Shoreline

What do you do when your life is turned upside down in a split second and you suffer multiple traumatic losses. Kathy Dann shares her breathless story of unbearable loss and says what you do is, "You Keep Moving!" Kathy says her favorite quote that really helped her during the challenging years is: "I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me."

For the past ten years, Kathy is the Director of Community Relations at The Hearth at Tuxis Pond, an assisted living community in Madison, CT. She is very active on different boards including the Madison Chamber of Commerce. She formerly worked in advertising sales. Kathy is the mother of two adult children, Chris and Jess, who are both getting married this year. Kathy is living proof that there is life after tragedy and it does include joy and happy times! Kathy welcomes others who are suffering a loss to reach out to her as she does want to listen and be supportive of your journey. Her email is: dann.kathy1982@gmail.com

Ep 41 Life After Tragedy

Ep 40 Soroptimist International Connecticut Shoreline