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  • 02:16

    Family Night On The Network

    in Culture

    FAMILY NIGHT ON THE NETWORK 
    WHO BETTER TO TELL OUR STORY BUT OUR GRIOTS


    AYO-HANDY KENDI
                founder of the African American holiday association & Black Love Day
    Dr. Wanda AL Ahad 
                 founder of the Magnolia Tree Institute & Keeper of the Land
    Patricia Brown - Hakim
                  Holistic Practitioner & Word weaver &  Black Native American 
    join us February 5 at 8 pm Eastern 
    on blogtalkradio.com /ringingstonenetwork or 646 929 0691

  • 00:58

    The Propelled Heart: Moving from Injury to Insight with Dr. Toni Luisa Rivera

    in Spirituality

    The Propelled Heart: Moving from Injury to Insight with Dr. Toni Luisa Rivera


    She was a whirlwind of a doctor. The only chiropractor on a remote part of Puerto Rico, she was inundated with patients, many of whom were out of pain for the first time in years. Wanting to heal EVERYONE, she drove herself to extremes. But what really drove Dr. Toni Luisa Rivera was buried so deep that only in her 30s were the memories really starting to offer clarity--repeated sexual assaults before the age of four, a heart crushed by a mother so overwhelmed with the truth that she couldn't find it in herself to comfort her daughter and a burning desire to be of value, to prove her worthiness.   


    It was a recipe for disaster and it was only through listening deeply to her own body that Rivera found her way to physical, mental and emotional health. And it is this deep listening and intuitive technique that Dr. Toni offers her readers in her new book The Propelled Heart: Moving from Injury to Insight.


    Part memoir, part healing guidebook, Dr. Rivera tells of her passage to insight, allowing injury to transform into the gifts she brings to the world. Dr. Toni recounts how she listened to her body's physical pain to help unlock those wounds of forgotten childhood sexual abuse, freeing her to follow an inner-driven, more deliberate, more intentional and joyful way of life, while still serving those who needed help.


    For more information visit: http://www.toniluisarivera.com/

  • 00:31

    Giving Voice to Your Courage with Author Theo Nestor

    in Writing

    In this episode of Giving Voice to Your Courage, I'll be speaking with Theo Pauline Nestor, author of Writing is my Drink (A Writer's Story of Finding Her Voice and How You Can Too.) about the lessons of courage and how they can be applied to everyday living. 


    Theo Pauline Nestor is the author of Writing Is My Drink: A Writer’s Story of Finding Her Voice (And a Guide to How You Can Too) (Simon & Schuster, 2013) and How to Sleep Alone in a King-Size Bed: A Memoir of Starting Over (Crown, 2008), which was selected by Kirkus Reviews as a 2008 Top Pick for Reading Groups and as a Target “Breakout Book.” She holds and MA in English Literature from San Francisco State University and an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from the University of Washington. Nestor also produces events for writers such as the Wild Mountain Memoir Retreat, Bird by Bird & Beyond, and the Black Mesa Writers’ Intensive, featuring talks by literary leaders such as Anne Lamott, Cheryl Strayed, Julia Cameron, and Natalie Goldberg.

  • 00:51

    Meet Ms. Katrina Walker EPK

    in Spirituality

    Katrina Walker is an outstanding example of how to beat the odds when they are stacked against you. As an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and motivator, she took being a witness to cultural, domestic, and financial tumult and converted what she learned into a motivational tool to fight victimhood. Walker went from being a struggling teen bride, to a divorced mother of four, to a trailblazer who has over the past 25 years built thriving enterprises; including a 24-hour day care center, multiple real estate holdings, a record label, and state-of-the-art recording studio-all while becoming a self-made millionaire.



    Her renowned Tennessee based RainbowKidz Learning Center is currently expanding into a national brand, while Walker is being busily pursued as a motivating life coach, with personal stories that demonstrate that anything is possible.


    The experience of being in an abusive relationship, both mental and physical, allowed her a keen sense for spotting those in similar crisis, and out of this has grown yet another community supportive enterprise at Walker's helm: the BE (Blind Eye) Foundation, whose mission and motto is to "BE the difference and not turn a Blind Eye to society." With the impact of her encouraging words and motherly guidance-often delivered through her sassy, tell-it-straight, southern style-she is using the BE foundation to launch ongoing, nationally aired PSA's that will weave a true picture of domestic violence-chronicling the cycle of abuse from male and female perspectives. Not only will her media campaign shine the light on often undiscussed areas of abuse, she will narrate solutions, encouraging a way out of victim-hood.


     



    Walker is writing her memoir with award-winning journalist Clarence Waldron, former Jet senior writer and editor, who was mentored by the late best-selling author and poet, Dr. Maya Angelou.

  • 00:27

    Deborah O’Brien: Wicked Addictions: Cindy Barg

    in Pop Culture

    My Guest:


    Cindy Barg is a dynamic and sought after Public Speaker, Retreat Leader, Licensed Psychotherapist & published Author on loss, life after life and hope. In 1971, Cindy was told that she would never be able to walk again or to be able to have children after a devastating car accident. In 1995, Cindy’s brother was viciously murdered. Cindy has had innumerable dealings with her deceased brother and she shares her moving accounts of what happened between Heaven & Earth, what our purpose is here and why we must never lose hope. Cindy has had speaking engagements all over the world. She has an extraordinary ability to help others grasp and gather the threads of their lives with dignified hope. Her book, But The Heavens Never Cried can be purchased on Amazon. www.GettingBeyondLifeStuff.com


    About The Host-


    Deborah O’Brien is the author of Bliss: Behind The Mask, the raw and candid memoir, about her struggle with alcoholism, which ultimately led to a spiritual transformation. Deb hopes to DE stigmatize addiction by sharing her personal experiences. She is a former model and current Image Expert. She focuses on transforming living spaces and clothing styles to empower your inner transformation. She understands that by releasing your limitations you can embrace freedom. Learn more at www.unveilingyourself.com.

  • 00:28

    Step Into Your Power with Kerissa Kuis

    in Self Help

    Pam Butler welcomes Kerissa Kuis, life coach, inspirational speaker and author for a conversation on how to Step Into Your Power by using practical tools to remove fear, so you can become clear with your purpose. Kerissa’s mantra is, “Remove fear, Become Clear, and everything you need is already here!”  She will provide easy steps to help people get out of their own way, so they can discover their highest purpose in life and help give their gifts to others. 


    Kerissa Kuis, MBA is an international business consultant, inspirational speaker, spoken word artist and spiritual teacher. She is a certified wellness practitioner, intuitive energy healer, angel therapist, EFT practitioner and holds a masters degree in business from West Virginia University. She is the Founder of the University of Wellness, an education company dedicated to creating cutting-edge education, certifications and services in nine elements of wellness. She is also a business consultant for spiritual entrepreneurs and has clients all over the world. She is the creator of the spiritual brand “Straight Up Fearless.” 


    Pam Butler, inspirational speaker, yoga and meditation teacher and spiritual coach. Pam is currently writing her first book Return To Life: part Memoir and part spiritual guide, hoping to inspire and guide readers to find balance and bliss in their lives.


    brought to you by VividLife.me

  • 03:24

    Patricia Reid-Flying with the Rich and Famous

    in Entertainment

    Famous people I've flown: Rod Stewart Tom Cruise Jack Nicholson Pres Reagan Dean Martin Don King Liz Taylor Julie Andrews LA Kings Lakers Larry Flynt etc .Patricia Reid will drop somegossip on ya.. join us. In her own words :I was a corporate flight attendant (private jets) for over 25 years. I have written a memoir of all the hilarious stuff that happened along the way. Especially in the 80's when flying was fun & everyone was plastered. It was a blast!

  • 00:52

    Catherine Kominos joins the show

    in Spirituality

    Catherine Kominos is the founder of Life As Yoga, LLC. She is a yoga instructor, life coach, and wellness consultant in Norfolk, VA. Prior to her retirement from Government in 2015, Catherine was a Pentagon Science Director, a U.S. NATO Representative, a Defense Legislative Aide to Congressman Patrick Kennedy (D-RI), and a Director at a Pentagon funded academic research center developing Star Trek’s “Holodeck”.  Catherine earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from George Washington University in Engineering and will shortly earn a doctoral degree from University of Southern California. The memoir of her spiritual awakening Swimming in the Ocean of the Divine: An Odyssey through Love, Loss and Rebirth was published in 2014, and is available on Amazon. She is currently working on a new book that encapsulates her yoga healing practice, which will be published in 2017.


     


    Catherine's website is:  www.lifeasyoga.org. She may be contacted at cathy@lifeasyoga.org. 

  • 00:46

    Film Love Songs, Snow White and Book Giveaway

    in Movies

    Movie Addict Headquarters presents a pre-Valentine’s Day show featuring film love songs and a book giveaway drawing. Plus, popular film critic A.J. Hakari, The Mad Movie Man, will be dropping by to talk about the new Blu-Ray release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Among singers performing love songs from various movies are: Linda Ronstadt, Lucie Arnaz, Tony Babino, Mickey Rooney, Debbie Reynolds, Judy Garland, Bryan Ferry and Rita Graham.


    The Kindle E-book to be given away is It Had To Be Us, an award-winning romantic memoir now in the early stages of film adaptation. Full Disclosure: This book was written by Harry & Elizabeth Lawrence, the pen names of host Betty Jo Tucker and her husband Larry. According to Nancy Lombardo, host of Comedy Concepts on BlogTalkRadio, It Had To Be Us makes a great gift for Valentine’s Day!

  • 01:01

    Writestream Tuesday: Looking @ Life with PollyEsther

    in Books

    At Writestream. we're rejoicing in the flow of creativity! On Tuesday, February 9 at 1 p.m. Eastern, join Writestream co-founder Daria Anne when she welcomes PollyEsther, author of Looking @ Life: 


    Esther, publicly known as PollyEsther was born in the Netherlands in 1966. After immigrating to Australia in 1995 she went through a stressful year of adjusting to a new lifestyle, health problems and financial setbacks which was the beginning of her road to self development, health and happiness. Along the way she discovered that health and happiness are not caused by circumstances, something or someone, but can be found inside ourselves. She is now on a quest to help others find theirs by sharing her personal stories and wisdom gathered in 20 years of self study. 


     

  • 00:57

    Dr. Toni Luisa Rivera~The Propelled Heart: Moving from Injury to Insight

    in Spirituality

    Dr. Toni will share her book The Propelled Heart: Moving from Injury to Insight. Part memoir, part healing guidebook, Rivera tells of her passage to insight, allowing injury to transform into the gifts she brings to the world. Rivera recounts how she listened to her body's physical pain to help unlock those wounds of forgotten childhood sexual abuse, freeing her to follow an inner-driven, more deliberate, more intentional and joyful way of life, while still serving those who needed help.