25 episodes

What happens when you bridge the experience, education, and expertise of elders with the curiosity, energy, and innate wisdom of the youth? It’s simple. Everyone grows and the world changes for the better -- one conversation, one connection, one collaboration at a time.

Bridging The Potential Podcast Living The Potential Network

    • Education

What happens when you bridge the experience, education, and expertise of elders with the curiosity, energy, and innate wisdom of the youth? It’s simple. Everyone grows and the world changes for the better -- one conversation, one connection, one collaboration at a time.

    What if life is happening FOR YOU not TO YOU?

    What if life is happening FOR YOU not TO YOU?

    This podcast reveals an empowering perspective: What if life is happening FOR YOU not TO YOU?
     
    This conversation between a young author and entrepreneur and an experienced intuitive teacher/author is a timely one especially during this amazing time of unprecedented change.   
     
    How to help yourself and others see the Gift not the Curse opens up new possibilities for observing the growth that is naturally occurring even though it many times feels too messy and overwhelming.
     
    Here are 5 benefits that you can take away from listening to this podcast:
     
    Life is guiding you towards the evolution of who you truly are
     Pathways to integrate your right brain with your left brain for balance
     Understanding the 6th sense and trusting your intuition
     Opening the door to your non physical awareness
    Shifting energy towards peace, calmness and joy
     
    This Intergenerational conversation between Yvonne Cloete and Aaron Johnson is deep and life changing- definitely worth your time.

    Yvonne Cloete: born in South Africa has a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and is the Author of "See The Gift Not The Curse; she advocates that we have 10 senses and feels her purpose in life is to teach how to enhance, use, and tap into the next 5 senses of the right brain to bring balance since most of humanity has been educated, medicated, and focused enough on the left side of the brain; she feels it's time to explore the other 5 senses too.
    Aaron Johnson: Author, Entrepreneur, Founder of Cater Builder Solutions. Co-Founder of Story House Publishing and LTPN Youth Advisor

    Nature’s Bounty for Well-Being

    Nature’s Bounty for Well-Being

    How can Mother Nature best support our well being?
    Rajitha Bommakanti, RN, BSN, NBC-HWC, CCM, FCN, is a culinary coach who has been practicing nursing for over 30 years in various medical specialties, and currently works as an ER case manager as well as being the founder of the Healthy You Center where she provides health coaching that inspires positive transformation through educating and empowering people to make small changes to their lives to improve their health.
    Cassie Funmaker: Activist, Creative Environmentalist, College Student. LTPN Youth Advisor, and Founder of the Native Wellness Movement
    6 benefits/takeaways the listener will experience:
    -Impact of Food Choices on mental, emotional and physical behavior
    -Holistic strategies for living in a cancer-free world
    -Getting to the root cause of disease
    -De-stressing the mind, body, spirit and heart: power of the breath
    -The many ways that Nature contributes to a healthy lifestyle
    -Native Wellness Movement: regenerating ancient wisdom for well being through reconnecting and appreciating the gifts of Mother Nature
     
    Thank you for tuning in and subscribing to our Podcast, and consider joining us as a LTPN Community Member at livingthepotential.com/membership

    • 26 min
    Learning Self Care Strategies BEFORE you REALLY need it | Monica Cochran and James Schmidt

    Learning Self Care Strategies BEFORE you REALLY need it | Monica Cochran and James Schmidt

    What are some key ways to increase focus and resilience and let go of stress?
    Monica Cochran, M.Ed has worked with children, parents, and other adults in a wide variety of educational, hospital, and business settings for over 40 years. She has been active in alternative education since 1978, home-educated two of her children, and has worked with other home-educating and distance-learning families since 1997. Currently, Monica works with learners, caregivers, and educators worldwide through her private practice, Learning Without Borders. See her website https://learningwithoutborders.com
    James Schmidt is from Salem Oregon, and he is a college student pursuing a major in Psychology and is founding member of the Youth Advisory Council for Living the Potential Network
    Six benefits/takeaways the listener will experience:
    How to design Self Care as a practice 
    Best ways to discover and  leverage your strengths
    Learning how to reduce stress and increase FOCUS
    Why so many are dealing with "decision fatigue"and what to do about it
    Neuro divergent learning strategies for resilience
    Best Learning happens in safe community settings-what is needed to create safety?
     
    Thank you for tuning in and subscribing to our Podcast, and consider joining us as a LTPN Community Member at livingthepotential.com/membership

    • 40 min
    Cultivating a NEW Family Story | Amanda Johnson and Aaron Johnson

    Cultivating a NEW Family Story | Amanda Johnson and Aaron Johnson

    Amanda and Aaron get us to wonder about:
    How does critical thinking emerge from the stories we explore and how might that co-generate a great future for families and communities?
     
    Amanda Johnson: Founder of True To Intention and Co-Founder of Saved By Story Publishing, Brand and Content Oracle, Story-healing Guide, Author, and Speaker on a mission to help others write truer personal and collective stories.
     
    Aaron Johnson: Published author, young entrepreneur, founding member of LTPN's Youth Advisory Council, Founder of Caterbuilder, and Co-Founder of Saved By Story Publishing is passionate about helping people see the infinite potential of the world and the importance of building communities and relationships that facilitate life-long learning.
     
    Some of the takeaways you, as the listener, will experience include:
    Three life-changing perspectives to uncovering and understanding your own story
    Key questions (from both parent and child) that facilitate the phases of our present-time human development journey
    How transparency in family relationships helps build trust with children 
    How fear of not having it all figured out can interfere and stunt natural growth
    Which movies invite the most meaningful conversations to cultivate character, family, and a culture of freedom and potential
    How to recognize the common themes that are present in the universal human story and how to rewrite the pattern for your own best seller called YOUR LIFE
    Thank you for tuning in and subscribing to our Podcast, and consider joining us as a LTPN Community Member at livingthepotential.com/membership

    • 21 min
    Practicing Gratitude Offers an Inside-Out Metaphysical Journey | Noah McIntyre and Samuel Osborne-Huerta

    Practicing Gratitude Offers an Inside-Out Metaphysical Journey | Noah McIntyre and Samuel Osborne-Huerta

    Noah Gabriel Press McIntyre is a global Gratitude Wellness Coach, Speaker, Course Creator, Poet, and Founder of The Discover Gratitude Movement. He has been a practitioner of grateful living and mindfulness for over 35 years and holds a Masters in Arts and Social Science with a Concentration in Gratitude and Transformative Learning from Antioch University. You can find his work at NoahGabrielPressMcIntyre.com and DiscoverGratitude.com.
     
    Samuel Osborne Huerta is a writer, musician, and actor based in the Twin Cities in Minnesota. He is now attending the University of Minnesota as a part of the UMN Guthrie BFA Actor Training Program and is a Youth Advisor to the Living The Potential Network 
     
    Tune into learn:
    How to best manage uncertainty
    Ways to get present in the moment by getting out of your head
    Practices to help you get clean, clear, and connected to your real self
    Allow yourself to be surprised by trusting your intuition
    Trusting the power of the inquiry and allow a well-formed question to guide you to the best next answer 
    Ways to return to the heart and soul of who you really are
    Visit our website at www.livingthepotential.com/membership to become a free member and listen to the full episode.

    • 25 min
    Food, Connection and Gratitude | Julie Diaz and Cassandra Funmaker

    Food, Connection and Gratitude | Julie Diaz and Cassandra Funmaker

    Two intergenerational change makers from our LTPN community share their passion for Food, Connection and Gratitude with the stories of how and where food comes from through the process of planting, producing, cooking, and sharing. All are keys to becoming healthy and whole.
    Tune in to hear Cassandra Funmaker and Julie Diaz sit down and discuss:

    1. How food can be the pathway to healing
    2. Why cooking with fresh locally grown food is key for dietary wellness
    3. The 7th generation prophecy from Indigenous Elders that predicted their youth would take action for positive change, and how it's happening.
     
    Visit our website at www.livingthepotential.com/membership to become a free member and listen to the full episode.

    • 20 min

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