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The world is full of negative news stories, so the goal of this podcast is to look to what’s right with the world first and then use that knowledge to make what’s wrong with the world a little bit better (or maybe even irrelevant). Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/onapositivenote/support

On a Positive Note Jonas Cain

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The world is full of negative news stories, so the goal of this podcast is to look to what’s right with the world first and then use that knowledge to make what’s wrong with the world a little bit better (or maybe even irrelevant). Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/onapositivenote/support

    Social Support

    Social Support

    This episode shares a valuable reminder of the importance of sharing kindness and generosity towards the individuals, families, and businesses in our communities. We’re all in this together as a community, and together as a community, we can come out on the other side of challenges stronger than before, so long as we stick together. Check out this episode of On a Positive Note to learn more.



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    TIMESTAMPS
    00:16 Joke about noodles and social support
    00:35 Insight about social support
    01:35 Positive news story about noodles and social support
    02:55 Insight about social support
    03:27 Reflection questions
    03:39 Wrap up



    LINKS & REFERENCES
    Hongo, A. (2020, May 28). “10 positive news Stories from Japan most of us missed during the coronavirus outbreak.” Retrieved from https://www.tokyoweekender.com/2020/05/positive-news-japan-during-covid19/

    https://twitter.com/orisho_yonezawa



    HOST
    Jonas Cain is a Learning Experience Designer and Facilitator of Fascination for Hashtag Positivity, an educational company that helps emerging leaders and their influencers initiate and manage positive change for personal and professional growth.



    MUSIC
    “Safety Net” by Riot
    “Lightning Bugs” by Geographer
    “A Quiet Thought” by Wayne Jones



    TAGS
    Positivity, Inspiration, Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Capital, Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Motivation, Empathy, SocialSkills, Hope, Efficacy, Resilience, Optimism, On a Positive Note, Positive News Stories, Some Good News


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    • 4 min
    Stick Your Neck Out

    Stick Your Neck Out

    We often find ourselves in “long shot” situations, yet the story you’ll discover in this episode encouraging reminder of what’s possible when you start with who you are, honor your uniqueness, and stick your neck out to grow beyond what you thought was possible and beyond your reach—like a fish learning to climb a tree or a giraffe learning to ride in a raft—stretching your comfort zone and moving instead into your growth zone. Check out this episode of On a Positive Note to learn more!



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    TIMESTAMPS

    00:15 Joke about a giraffe in a horse race

    00:33 Insight about long shots

    01:26 Positive news story about a community that rallied together to save a herd of giraffes

    03:22 Insight about sticking our neck out to help others, even when it means stretching our comfort zone

    04:30 Reflection

    04:46 Wrap up



    LINKS & REFERENCES


    Corbley, A. (2020, December 7). “After intense flooding, giraffes are being brought to safety in custom rafts built by community.” Retrieved by https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/giraffes-rescued-from-flooding-island-by-boat/
    https://savegiraffesnow.org/



    HOST

    Jonas Cain is a Human Performance Consultant, Positivity Coach, Learning Experience Designer, and Facilitator of Fascination. Through his company, Hashtag Positivity, he helps emerging leaders and their influencers initiate and manage positive change for individual, team, and organizational growth.



    MUSIC

    “Safety Net” by Riot

    “Lightning Bugs” by Geographer

    “A Quiet Thought” by Wayne Jones



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    https://www.onapositivenote.com/episodes/stick-your-neck-out



    TAGS

    Positivity, Inspiration, Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Capital, Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Motivation, Empathy, SocialSkills, Hope, Efficacy, Resilience, Optimism, On a Positive Note, Positive News Stories, Some Good News


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    • 5 min
    From Pain to Passion

    From Pain to Passion

    When we experience pain it can be easy to try and avoid the suffering that comes with it, but as the author Andrew Buerger reminds us, we have a valuable opportunity to use that pain to fuel our passion and make the world a better place as a result. Check out this episode of On a Positive Note to learn more about making every day a positive day through purpose and passion.



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    TIMESTAMPS

    00:15 Introduction to Andrew Buerger

    01:04 Joke about mountain climbing

    01:57 Insight about mountain climbing

    03:24 The dangers of avoiding pain

    05:11 How to turn pain into passion

    06:36 Positive stories of turning pain into passion

    07:10 A quote from Mark Twain

    07:20 The secret to wellness

    07:49 Alleviating suffering through Jodi’s Climb for Hope

    08:42 The secret to nutrition discovered in Iceland that turned into B’more Organic

    09:50 How to make every day a positive day

    10:24 A story about not letting pain hold you back

    12:40 Where to find Andrew’s book

    13:24 The power of having a purpose to wake up every day

    14:49 A quote from Viktor Frankl

    14:07 Wrap up



    LINKS & REFERENCES


    Buerger, A. (2020). Carrying a flag from pain to passion. Outskirts Press. Order from Bookshop: https://bookshop.org/books/carrying-a-flag-from-pain-to-passion/9781977233875 Order from Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Carrying-Flag-Passion-Andrew-Buerger/dp/1977233872/
    Join a expedition with Jodi's Climb For Hope: https://www.climbforhope.org/
    Learn more about Andrew’s company B’more Organic: https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2019/09/28/fast-growing-bmore-organic-closes-its-doors.html
    Andrew mentions the work of Simon Sinek. Visit https://simonsinek.com/ to learn more.
    View this episode on the official website: https://www.onapositivenote.com/episodes/from-pain-to-passion



    HOST

    Jonas Cain is a Learning Experience Designer and Facilitator of Fascination for Hashtag Positivity, an educational company that helps emerging leaders and their influencers initiate and manage positive change for personal and professional growth.



    MUSIC

    “Safety Net” by Riot

    “Lightning Bugs” by Geographer

    “A Quiet Thought” by Wayne Jones



    TAGS

    Positivity, Inspiration, Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Capital, Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Motivation, Empathy, SocialSkills, Hope, Efficacy, Resilience, Optimism, On a Positive Note, Positive News Stories, Some Good News


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    • 14 min
    Relish the Moments

    Relish the Moments

    It can be easy to take everyday life for granted—perhaps even treating the best of friends as mere furniture in our lives. Yet, when we’re mindful, we become empowered to recognize that even ordinary moments, like sharing a hotdog with a friend, can become an extraordinary moment if only we take the time to relish it. Check out this episode of On a Positive Note to learn more and hear the inspiring story of one person who went above and beyond to relish a friendship.



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    TIMESTAMPS

    00:16 Joke about two friend eating hotdogs

    00:45 Insight about relishing the moments

    01:52 Positive news story about a hotdog vendor who relished his customer

    03:10 Insight about relishing friendships

    03:46 Reflection question

    03:59 Wrap up



    LINKS & REFERENCES

    Sunny Skyz. (2020, December 24). “Hot dog vendor donates kidney to save customer's life, offers free hot dogs for life to donors.” Retrieved from https://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/4089/Hot-Dog-Vendor-Donates-Kidney-To-Save-Customer-039-s-Life-Offers-Free-Hot-Dogs-For-Life-To-Donors

    https://ca.gofundme.com/f/skully-of-lullys-gave-my-husband-a-kidney%22



    HOST

    Jonas Cain is a Learning Experience Designer and Facilitator of Fascination for Hashtag Positivity, an educational company that helps emerging leaders and their influencers initiate and manage positive change for personal and professional growth.



    MUSIC

    “Safety Net” by Riot

    “Lightning Bugs” by Geographer

    “A Quiet Thought” by Wayne Jones



    TAGS

    Positivity, Inspiration, Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Capital, Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Motivation, Empathy, SocialSkills, Hope, Efficacy, Resilience, Optimism, On a Positive Note, Positive News Stories, Some Good News


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    • 4 min
    Meet New Friends

    Meet New Friends

    The years can often be unkind, as loved one pass away and we are left to carry on without them; even still, we are presented with opportunities to meet new people, reminding us that we are not alone in this world, and that if we allow it, we can see that the best truly is yet to come. Check out this episode of On a Positive Note to learn more.



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    TIMESTAMPS

    00:15 Joke about growing older

    00:37 Insight about growing older

    01:27 Positive news story about an elderly woman who made thousands of new friends

    03:01 Insight about meeting new friends

    03:30 Reflection question

    03:44 Wrap up



    LINKS & REFERENCES


    Good News Network. (2020, December 24). “Lonely grandma receives over 1,000 Christmas cards from around the world restoring her faith in human nature.” Retrieved from https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/nancy-letham-receives-1000-christmas-cards-from-around-the-world/
    Image provided by South West News Service, https://swns.com/
    First released on 12-25-2020. Access the transcript here: https://www.onapositivenote.com/episodes/meet-new-friends



    HOST

    Jonas Cain is a Learning Experience Designer and Facilitator of Fascination for Hashtag Positivity, an educational company that helps emerging leaders and their influencers initiate and manage positive change for personal and professional growth.



    MUSIC

    “Safety Net” by Riot

    “Lightning Bugs” by Geographer

    “A Quiet Thought” by Wayne Jones



    TAGS

    Positivity, Inspiration, Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Capital, Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Motivation, Empathy, SocialSkills, Hope, Efficacy, Resilience, Optimism, On a Positive Note, Positive News Stories, Some Good News


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    • 4 min
    Shared Blessings

    Shared Blessings

    What happens to one of us affects all of us, and when the necessities of life become luxuries that not all of us can afford, it is then that we must rise up and stand together, to get by with a little help from our community. Check out this episode of On a Positive Note to learn more.



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    TIMESTAMPS

    00:15 Joke about charity

    01:06 Insight about charity

    02:00 Positive news story about charity

    03:04 Insight about charity

    03:40 Reflection questions

    03:54 Wrap up



    LINKS & REFERENCES

    CBS 46. (2020, July 10). “Small town tries to spread kindness in a big way.” Retrieved from https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-news/small-town-tryies-to-spread-kindness-in-a-big-way/ar-BB16ygFe

    First released on 12-22-2020 https://www.onapositivenote.com/episodes/shared-blessings 



    HOST

    Jonas Cain is a Learning Experience Designer and Facilitator of Fascination for Hashtag Positivity, an educational company that helps emerging leaders and their influencers initiate and manage positive change for personal and professional growth.



    MUSIC

    “Safety Net” by Riot

    “Lightning Bugs” by Geographer

    “A Quiet Thought” by Wayne Jones



    TAGS

    Positivity, Inspiration, Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Capital, Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Motivation, Empathy, SocialSkills, Hope, Efficacy, Resilience, Optimism, On a Positive Note, Positive News Stories, Some Good News, charity, blessings box, love thy neighbor


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    • 4 min

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