Welcome to the Chime In with AWJ podcast, a place where we will discuss all things related to the human experience. My name is Amanda Watson Johnson, founder of AWJ and the Red Balloon Project. I am on a quest to speak with both thought leaders, and thought provokers from around the globe, bringing different perspectives and insights to our conversation, as to how we can be living our very best life. Together, we will pursue different ways to nurture our mind, body and spirit. This exploration will take us through a vast array of topics with the sole intention of helping you, the listener, better navigate this complex tapestry, we call life. Join us, as we discover how to live deeper, more authentic lives and how to foster ourselves amidst life’s most difficult obstacles.
Tables Turned: Cecilia Walker Heffington Interviews Amanda Watson Johnson
On the finale of Season One, Cecilia Walker Heffington turns the tables and interviews host of Chime in with AWJ, Amanda Watson Johnson. They discuss the impetus for the podcast, the awakening process, the importance of being quiet and going within to seek your authentic truth, and so much more.
Mediumship with Carol Cottrell
Amanda talks with Carol Cottrell about what it is like to be an intuitive (psychic) medium. Carol decided to leave her successful marketing career at the age of 40 to become a medium. Having always had medium abilities since she was a child, but never paying them much attention, Carol finally decided it was time to live a purpose-driven life and follow her gifts.
Little Miracles with Elizabeth Smart
Amanda speaks with Elizabeth Smart, survivor, author and speaker about her abduction from her Salt Lake City home in 2002, at the age of 14. Brian David Mitchell and his wife Wanda Barzee would keep her chained and dressed in disguise, raping her daily, often multiple times a day, until she was rescued on March 12, 2003 and reunited with her family.
Unleashing Your Inner Hero with Jessica De La Morena
Amanda speaks with Jessica on how we can find our own inner hero. Jessica shares her inspiration for starting U Are the Hero, a platform that allows anyone to share their story of finding their inner hero through adversity. They discuss how we have been conditioned as a society to fill an internal void with things, jobs, our idea of the perfect partner when we hold the answer all along within us.
A Conversation with Two Best Friends, Both Diagnosed with Brain Tumors, Six Months Apart
Amanda speaks with Dr. Kelly Rodney Arnold and Leah Golden, two best friends, both diagnosed with brain tumors, six months apart. They share their incredible experience from diagnosis to removal, as well as what it feels like to be on the other side of the experience. Both Kelly and Leah discuss the many realizations that they have discovered, as well as the importance of having your affairs in order, regardless of the state of your health.
Amplify Your Positive Influence with Poet Marilou Awiakta
Amanda speaks with Marilou Awiakta, internationally known writer and poet, about the importance of returning to nature. They dive into Marilou's rich experience of what it was like to grow up in Oak Ridge, Tennessee on the atomic frontier. Oak Ridge, often called "Secret City" was at the epicenter of the Manhattan Project, the American-led effort to build an atomic bomb.
Excellence in audio!
If you value your precious time as I do, you will be happy you invested your time in this entertaining, inspirational podcast. 5 stars for sure! Thank you AWJ for sharing this goodness with us all♥️
This is my go to podcast very educational and inspirational !
Such an inspirational podcast!