You've Championed Yourself, Who Are You?
By Chris Ferguson
You've Championed Yourself, Who Are You?Jun 17, 2021
Elizabeth Bennett spent 35 years as an educator, 25 of which were in administration with 18 of the administration years as a principal. Elizabeth has recently retired, yet her mission now is to continue to inspire kids to be leaders. She wants to be helpful toward that end and to be their voice. She wants children in school these days to be valued.
Elizabeth just published a book titled, Courageous Conversations, which can be found on her website. She also has much more information on her site that can help parents and their children have these conversations, be valued, and become leaders in our society.
Elizabeth's website is https://www.courageousnetwork.com
Joel Salmon is a former Hedge Fund manager...a professional money manager, who went from managing funds to becoming what he calls a "Prosperity Coach". He changes people's mindset about money from, "I can't afford that" and similar mindsets to abundance and prosperity.
Join Joel as he takes you on his journey...
Howard Brown is a twin, and as any twins are, his twin sister is his best friend. Howard had what could be called a normal life through high school and then college until he noticed a small lump on his cheekbone...a lump that was eventually diagnosed as non-Hodgkin lymphoma. As a cancer survivor of a Stage 4 cancer, not once but twice, Howard takes you his journey. His ultimate mission is to have people, men in particular, be aware of changes in their body and to also have routine medical exams like colonoscopies. They can save your life.
Nicole Borghi is a psychic medium who knew she was special, that she was different from a young age. Nicole and her mom would "ghostbust" houses when she was young, even though they didn't know how to protect themselves at the time. She became more aware of her talents and is now on a journey to share with people how to understand the energy on their bodies and how it affects them and their universe.
Nicole's three tips for betterment are:
1. Pick up your crystal and reconnect to who you are.
3. Take a look at yourself, where you are at, and how to better yourself.
Dr. Ida Greene
Dr. Ida Greene grew up in Florida in an era of segregation and she realized at a young age that to get ahead she definitely needed education. She definitely understood that education is something that cannot be taken away from you. She got her education and became a registered nurse, received her Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees as well as her teaching certificate. She eventually became a family therapist and her greatest joy is working with children, which she says is her love and joy.
Dr. Greene has also written 22 books.
You can reach Dr. Greene here:
Lei Mohr's family is neurodivergent, but she states that "we grew up before it was a *thing*. She learned through many difficult relationships how to break painful patterns and work through issues like communication, distractibility, organization, as well as the intermingled issue of the outdated model of privilege to have a calm partnership."
Lei's gifts and talents include; Hyperfocus, writing, gardening, persistence, and critical thinking.
Lei can be reached here:
Web Site: https://handletheshift.com/
Ed Garza grew up in the Houston, Texas area initially in a rough area of the city. He was loved by his parents who instilled good habits in him.
He was instrumental in raising money for four orphaned children after their mother was killed in a vehicular accident.
He tells us that reaching out to people, especially those in need, is what he does best in life.
You can reach him here:
Brett Hill states, "I believe passionately that mindful communication can help people and help the world become a better place."
After graduating with a degree in interpersonal communication, Brett Hill become a technology expert and created a distinguished technical career He has presented at technical conferences worldwide for companies like Microsoft, has written hundreds of published articles, and was awarded Microsoft's distinguished "Most Valuable Professional" award for 9 years.
But alongside that career, Brett's true passion was studying, practicing, and teaching mindfulness and meditation in many forms. He studied Hakomi, a mindfulness-based somatic psychology with founder Ron Kurtz and he also trained as a facilitator in Matrix Leadership group dynamics with founder Amina Knowlan. He taught beginning and advance meditation at the Lotus Center in Okla City and went on to establish the Quest institute meditation center in Dallas. He currently teaches meditation at BeMeditation in Seattle.
He credits much of his professional success in the corporate world to the skills and tools he picked up from the mindfulness world. He says "mindfulness has helped in every aspect of my professional and personal life. I believe passionately, it's the most important skill a person can develop as it can transform not only your life, but the world."
Eventually, the desire to share the many benefits of mindfulness with others, so that they could live a richer and more powerful life of intention and connection, led to the work he does today as a mindfulness and communications coach, author, and speaker.
Join us for Brett's story of how he can navigate this dichotomy of technology and the world of spirituality.
You can reach Brett here:
Dr. Cindy Childress
Dr. Cindy Childress grew up in a very rural town in Tennessee, a town so small they didn't get their first traffic light until Cindy was 20 years old and the biggest location in town was the community library. She grew up in a Christian home but she really wanted to move to and experience the "big city". Education was the key for her beginning with her attending college in Tampa, FL through getting her doctorate degree (PhD) in Lafayette, LA.
Her proudest achievement has been in business when she was given three American Business Awards in 2022.
Connie grew up in a small town in Georgia to high performance, highly religious, loving parents involved in the realm of education. Being driven in a high performance family, she was always expected to do what others felt she should do and be like, even though Connie herself did not feel the same way. She was expected to be the valedictorian, the prom queen, and more, even though those things did not interest Connie and it cost her dearly throughout her early life. It was this lifestyle that caused Connie to nearly break down in her 20's and seek therapy and find out what her true passions and life was all about, namely being an empath, an intuitive, and a coach/therapist.
Rena Koesler is a former professor, turned entrepreneur, and an author. Rena believes that in times of uncertainty and stepping into the unknown, being unflappable can create calm for yourself and for those around you, particularly as you lead. With this in mind, she wrote her book title, "UnFlappable". She has also written other books and she coaches, mentors, and teaches business owners, educators and adventure enthusiasts the tools needed to reach their work potential.
Cindy J. Holbrook
Cindy J. Holbrook is a writer (not to be confused with the Harlequin Romance novelist 'Cindy Holbrook'...two totally different persons). She grew up being abused mentally and physically by family members and thankfully worked her way out of the mindset this placed her in different ways. She began helping others through coaching and wrote a book titled, "Overcoming DARK Family Secrets".
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CindyJThe VisibilityWiz/
Cheryl Stelte was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and was drawn to the natural beauty of Vancouver Island, where she later lived for 30 years and raised her family. Cheryl has been a spiritual entrepreneur for over two decades. In addition to her psychic abilities, Cheryl holds diplomas and certificates in multiple energy healing modalities, spiritual leadership, coaching, mentoring, and retreat guiding, shamanism, acupressure, meditation, instinctive feng shui and many more. Cheryl is sought after for her ability to help others break through barriers where nothing else worked. Cheryl takes great joy in speaking to all groups and helping those in her programs, heal and become empowered.
Dr. Lulu Shimek
Dr. Lulu is an amazing woman. While living in New York, she felt life was not all it could be for her. She moved to California and found her clarity, passions, and had gone through such a transformation in her own life to go to and graduate from medical school. She uses her teachings in natural herbology, yoga, and created her own healthy catering company to help her patients live a better life.
Come on this journey with us.
Podcast: The Genetic Genius
Book: Detox Nourish Activate: Plant & Vibrational Medicine for Energy, Mood, and Love
Steve is a writer, speaker, photographer, illustrator, and a poet. He calls himself “The Abundance Story Architect”.
His mission is to be the bright light in someone’s dark night. By creating a way of bringing emotions, money and self-care in his client’s awareness to build that Abundance Story in their lives.
Dilyana has dedicated her career to helping and empowering women in midlife to thrive and not just survive after struggling with menopause with sleep issues, low energy, tiredness, memory loss and brain fog. Her mission is to give women the tools and knowledge so that they can become more productive, energized, becoming more like themselves before menopause. Come with us on this journey.
Yvonne has a background of 20 years in communication and writing. A former print-on-demand publisher and a co-founder of an influential pet parenting community, Yvonne nurtures big ideas in her clients through her book coaching company. With her love of writing, she is an influencer to authors who want to become published authors. Come with us on this journey.
Kelly is a burn survivor since the age 2-year-old and was burned over 75% of her body. She found a way to go from near death experience to success in life. From the ugly scar-faced girl to the TEDx stage, not once but twice. Kelly is a full-time award-winning speaker, Best-Selling Author and Strategist. She helps others become best-selling authors.
Come with us on this journey.
Website: https:// www.KellyFalardeau.com
Christoph Nauer is the author of, "Think Time Management is only about getting more work done? Think again!" as well as a Brian Tracy Certified Time Management Master. He helps people find a balance in Time, Money, Health, Relationships, Self-Improvement, and Spirituality. Christoph’s six-step process shows you how to create the perfect schedule for every week. Come on this journey with us.
Homeyra had a vision of leaving Iran and coming to the US to live and study. She did just that at 19 years of age with no support, no guidance, and now she has a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She has worked with female veterans’ emotional needs. No one thinks that the military would suppress sexual assault of their female personnel, but they do. If a female speaks up, she is retaliated against for speaking up and then they do nothing to the perpetrator. She now empowers women into their authentic self with her “Power to The Self” program. Come join us on this journey.
Sally Gimon is all about Infinite Banking: Secrets of the Rich is for everyone. Do I have your attention yet? Yes, learning about the ways the 1% keeps making money while the rest of the world loses money. I had never heard of it and how to pay off your debt in 1/3rd of the time it would normally take. Come on this journey with us.
FB/IG/Twitter/LI : sallygimon
Ken Attard was born in Canada, and now resides in Malta, which is an island in the Mediterranean Sea. He worked as an entrepreneur for the past 20 years. He has had to pivot and adapt many times in his life and career. He is a Mindset Consultant and helps frustrated entrepreneurs to adapt and pivot through his program called, “Proprietary ARC Method”. He also created the Triple U Syndrome, which most entrepreneurs seem to experience in their business career. Come join us on this journey.
Website: ATD 2772
Krista Giannak is a writer and she has been writing other people’s stories for years. She was shy, and has never told her own story. She is now telling about the journey of fear to triumph, from “scared kid” to business owner. And yes, she likes to snow ski. Come join us on this journey.
Rachelle Babler was an forensics expert in fingerprinting and a former paramedic in San Diego, Calif, She overcame the loss of her sister with music. She is empowering entrepreneurs who want to pursue a speaking event on TEDX with her “The Idea to the Stage” program. She also has a program called,” Power of the Advocating Through Music”. Come join us on this journey.
Lisa DePamphilis is a very spiritual person and has been since childhood. She tagged along with her mom to all the spiritual fairs and events that her mother was interested in going to. Since then, Lisa has been helping people find their truth in life and being able to stand in that truth. She has a program called “Super Human Recalibration and Manifesting", which helps people's branding in their business. Come join us on this journey.
George Morris has been a researcher in several medical labs for over 40 years. During this time, he has presented many different natural verified research to several big pharmaceutical companies and they were not interested. He has tried to incorporate and merge energy medicine with clinical laboratory testing for years. He is hoping the times are shifting and this may become a reality in his lifetime. Come join us on this journey.
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Mija-Liisa Adams is the founder and CEO of "Maija-Liisa Speaks", an Idaho-based global TEDX Talk coaching firm. Over the last six years, Adams has helped over 100 clients walk through the process of applying, practicing, being accepted by TEDX, and then nailing their speech. After their speech, she helped them use their TEDX talks to grow impact and increase their income. Come on this journey with us.
Carol Banayos is an author, and though writing her book, she used herself as a case study in it. It helped her heal from all those things we do not want to face, talk about, or share with others. She is now helping others through their mental and physical abuse, past traumas, and those limiting beliefs to reduce the suffering in their lives. Come on this journey with us.
Dawn Chamblin has been on a journey of healing her childhood traumas. Through this journey she confronted her abuser, forgave him to his face, and is now helping others declutter from trauma. Come with us on this journey.
Chu Tang is an expert at film making graphics. She helped create the graphics in movies like: Lord of the Rings, Avatar, Dory and many more. I was shocked to learn that she did this because she was more focused on helping others overcome health challenges in their lives. She and her family lived through the “Killing Fields" era in Cambodia. Come on this journey with us.
Angie Nichols, has been a registered nurse with an extensive background in health and wellness, nutrition, fitness, and preventative medicine. She worked in schools with children, staff and creating exercise program for both. Angie’s passion became women’s health. Which lead her to study with an elite group of practitioners certified in Advance Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy. She has lectured at many seminars the benefit of Bio-identical hormone therapy. Come on our journey,
A.M. Williams has become my hero. When you listen to his story of how he almost died, then started a business from the bed in his hospital room after he was told he had 10 days to live is amazing. He is an Author, Father, Entrepreneur, that inspires people from his journey. Come on this journey with us.
Sandra Bellamy is an individual who is on a mission to educate people on being an asexual being. She is showing the world how to understand what it truly means. She has been an author, speaker, and Influencer in this area in the UK. Come on this journey with us.
Sara McDermott Jain
Sara McDermott Jain is a screen writer and adapts books to screen plays in life. She can tell a story through her perception of what she reads to embrace all the nuances of the books. She is an expert at the “Power of the Story”. Come on this journey with us.
FB: www.facebook.com/groups/241916991296322 is a screen writer and adapts books to screen plays in life. She can tell a story through her perception of what she reads to embrace all the nuances of the books. She is an expert at the “Power of the Story”. Come on this journey with us.
Kristal Murren is a dynamic individual who has stepped out in business as the "Bossy Girl", then navigated herself to the top in her field. She is a servant leader first and foremost through courage and authenticity. Come join us on her journey.
Susan Binne is a heart based entrepreneur and speaks from the heart . She has raised a child with disabilities to be her authentic self. Through this process, Susan became a life/empowerment coach, EFT practitioner and helps people evolve through their soul. Come with us on their journey.
Mieu Phan has worked in the technology field as a computer consultant for years. She is now helping entrepreneurs gain the knowledge of social media and gives workshops on it. She has also transitioned to assisting entrepreneurs to fill their summits and lives in social media. Come on this journey with us.
Rosalind Panda is an amazing artist living in New York City because of her training in her younger years in life. She combines Art, Technology, and Business. Come with us on her journey.
Randy Brown is an amazing individual and a former USAA Basketball coach. He lost it all and has come back better, stronger, and even more resilient in his life. He shares his team building "Elite Coaching" and overcoming the most challenging moments in one’s life. Come on this journey with us.
FB/Instagram/ Twitter/LinkedIn: https://linktr.ee/rbspeaks
Sharon Lynn Wyeth
Sharon Lynn Wyeth is an amazing individual who understands the meaning of names by the letters in the name. She was in the education system for 40 years teaching math. She has created a system to understand people without ever meeting them. She blew me away when she started talking to me about my name. Come on this journey to understand….
Sarah Willoughby is an amazing woman who just wanted to have a baby. Invitro fertilization was the only thing she had available and it almost killed her with the chemicals. She credits infertility as saving her life. She is a author, speaker, and a perfect mom to her children. Come join us on this journey.
Johann Callaghan has been through abuse of many kinds as a child, and then found out that others will lie to you and manipulate you to make bad decisions. She has become aware of her past and now teaches others how important and recognize how to take their control back in their health, sleeping, Come on this journey with her from then to now!!!!
YouTube: Johann Callaghan - The Sleep Success Coach
Heidi Dunstan has gone through a personal nightmare in her life when her husband died in front of her and she performed CPR to no avail. This shook her world in a way she was not prepared for. She became the person who now teaches other how to lean into grief and know what to say, do, and how to comfort others in their grief.
FB/ Instagram: leanintogrief
Clubhouse Club: lean-into-grief
Elvira V. Hopper
Elvira Hopper is a former 6 figure multi-winning Big Pharma ROCKSTAR who lived out of alignment and it almost killed her. She is unique and went from Crap Magnet to Miracle Magnet. She is now helping others to move beyond their issues in life. Come listen to her journey.
FB/Instagram/Twitter/ LinkedIn: @evhopper
Payman has lived in 10 countries and speaks six different languages. He started a business through podcasting, “Leader with a Heart”. Since he was a child, he has always wanted to help others. Through his podcast, he is doing just that. Come listen to his journey!
You can reach Payman on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn: PaymanEssZed
Dawn Rashard grew up in a loving family. Her parents were supportive and she became a Licensed Professional Counselor, specializing in Marriage and Family. She was also employed with an airline as a stewardess. No matter what she did to salvage her marriage, she divorced after 27 years. Now she teaches people how to create better, more intimate, and fulfilling relationships. This is her journey.
Facebook: Dawn Rashard
Roger Burnley is an intuitive empowerment life coach, and channeler of Wilhelm. He has been a voice and performance coach for 30 years. Now his focus in on his online program, “Your Life Operating Instructions”. This is a step-by-step process where an individual uncovers their value and self-worth and how it affects the world. This is his journey.
Peilin Chiu grew up in Taiwan and moved to the United States 21 years ago. When she first arrived, she was sick and many doctors could not find out what was physically wrong with her. With no resolutions, she took her health into her own hands. By using her methods within two months she was almost completely healed and she contributes this to the food changes she made. She empowers women 4+ with metabolic challenges. This is her journey.
Samantha Louise grew up in small town in the United States. She excelled in sports, her grades and popularity through school. She was able to travel abroad in her freshman year of high school and she was in awe of the countries of Ecuador and The Galapagos Island. These experiences lead her to become a teacher to help kids in physical education. This is her journey..