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May 22, 2022  

Ed Hajim: From Orphanage to the Boardroom

At the age of 3, Ed Hajim was kidnapped by his father, driven cross-country, and told his mother was dead. Ed was bounced from foster homes to orphanages, living a daily struggle to survive, to realizing the American dream. He provides insight into what he learned from some of his life’s defining moments. Ed is chairman of High Vista Strategies and has served as a senior executive at firms such as E.F. Hutton, Lehman Brothers, and other financial institutions. He is the author of the book On the Road Less Traveled: An Unlikely Journey from the Orphanage to the Boardroom.

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May 16, 2022  

Angie Morgan: Take A Risk

In order to challenge yourself, grow stronger and become better, you need to step out of your comfort zone and take risks. Anytime you consider doing so, your brain will try to convince you to play it safe. But, even when your thoughts lack a rational basis, you may allow your anxiety to prevail. Then, the fear holds you back. Angie Morgan received a master class in how to take risks when she signed up for the Marines. She discusses how we can develop our risk muscle. In her book, Bet On You: How to Win with Risk, coauthored with Courtney Lynch, Angie reveals insights that are the secret sauce behind your transformative journey to a success-filled and meaningful life. Angie served as a Marine Corp officer. She’s been a special advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on diversity initiatives. She’s New York Times bestselling author and co-founder of LeadStar.

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May 9, 2022  

Matthew Fox, PhD: Original Blessings

Over the past 50+ years, Reverend Matthew Fox, PhD, has challenged doctrines, called leaders to account, awakened minds, and healed wounded souls. A spiritual theologian, an Episcopal priest, and an activist for gender and eco-justice, he is believed to be one of the most challenging religious-spiritual teachers in America. Matthew is the founder of the University of Creation Spirituality in California, and the recipient of many awards including The Abbey Courage of Conscience Peace Award. He has written 39 books that have been translated into over 60 languages. His newest book is, Essential Writings on Creation Spirituality.

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May 1, 2022  

Rabbi Daniel Cohen: Live with Joy

Many of us are hitting a new stage in response to the pandemic as we are now in its third year. We continue to feel anxious and exhausted. Many are less motivated or inspired. Rabbi Daniel Cohen is all too familiar with how people are handling this — or rather not handling it. According to Rabbi Cohen, we can live with joy regardless of our external circumstances. Rabbi Cohen is the co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show "The Rabbi and the Reverend, and author of the book, What Will They Say About You When You Are Gone? Creating a Life of Legacy.

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April 25, 2022  

Mark Pribish: Your Digital Health

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, 47 percent of U.S. consumers surveyed experienced identity theft in 2021. Just as it is important for you to maintain emotional and physical health, in today’s world you must also focus on your digital health. Mark Pribish, vice president and ID Theft Practice Leader with Merchants Information Solutions, Inc., talks about how you can improve your digital safety. Mark has 30 years of experience in the ID theft, cybersecurity, and data breach risk management business sectors.

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April 18, 2022  

Sue Brightman: A Call to Further Becoming

Many women over age 50 today are redefining what it means to be alive: they are learning and living all that is possible at this stage in life. According to Sue Brightman, it’s not about aging it’s about becoming more of who we really are and doing what we’re called to do. For her book, A Call to Further Becoming: The New Declaration from Women Over 50, Sue interviewed 100 women age 50 plus to learn their perspective on this exciting and spiritually rich time. Sue is the founder and president of Women on the Journey of Their Lives, a coaching and women’s workshop and retreat enterprise that supports women over 50. For 30 years, she has worked with organizations, teams, and individuals as a conscious business coach and consultant to some of the world’s largest organizations.

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Show site: www.cyacyl.com

April 11, 2022  

Douglas Wick: Life After Leukemia

Finding out you have cancer can be devastating. Feelings of depression, anxiety and fear are common. Douglas Wick was diagnosed with late stage acute myeloid leukemia, given a 2 percent chance to survive. Called by his doctor, a medical miracle, Doug's journey from diagnosis to today is inspiring and it offers hope to anyone traveling the same road.

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April 4, 2022  

William W. Li: Eat to Beat Disease

The human body is designed to fight disease. And with the right fuel, this hidden power can be amplified. Dr. William Li believes that each of us has an enormous opportunity to take charge of our lives using food to transform our health. He talks about the new science of how the body heals itself. Dr Li  is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and author of the New York Times bestseller Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself. His groundbreaking work has led to the development of more than 30 new medical treatments and impacts care for more than 70 diseases including cancer, diabetes, heart disease and obesity. His TED Talk, Can We Eat to Starve Cancer? has garnered more than 11 million views. Dr. Li has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, and the Dr. Oz Show, and he has been featured in USA Today, Time, The Atlantic and O Magazine. He is president and medical director of the Angiogenesis Foundation and is leading research into COVID-19. 

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March 28, 2022  

Moshe Bar, PhD: Mindwandering

Certain regions of our brains are always at work at involuntary activities like daydreaming, worrying about the future, and self-talk. This mindwandering can stop us from keeping our attention in the present moment. We spend a great deal of time and energy trying to control this incessant chatter. But, according to Dr. Moshe Bar, we can harness the default activity in our brains and use it to our benefit. Dr. Bar is an internationally renowned cognitive neuroscientist. He the former director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Bar’s new book is, Mindwandering: How Your Constant Mental Drift Can Improve Your Mood and Boost Your Creativity.

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March 25, 2022  

John Iannarelli: Cyberattack Threat

In recent weeks, we have been hearing more and more about the possibility of a cyberattack. Former FBI agent, John Iannarelli, talks about what these warnings really mean. John was a member of the FBI Cyber Division Executive staff, and was an assistant special agent in charge, overseeing all criminal, cyber, and counter Intelligence Investigations.

 

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