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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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    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

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

    Etched in the Heart

    Etched in the Heart

    It's can be easy to get distracted by the demands of every day life and forget where you are, where you came from, and where you're headed—especially when you don't take the time to create meaningful and memorable connections with your past, present, and potential future. Check out this episode of On a Positive Note to hear an inspiring story of how one man connected with his past to help lead him home after three decades.



    OFFER

    Hashtag Positivity helps emerging and established leaders experience in their work, life, and community. To see what Hashtag Positivity can do for you, connect with Jonas today to discuss your challenges, goals, and obstacles: www.hashtagpositivity.com/connect



    CONNECT WITH THE SHOW

    Email: jonas@hashtagpositivty.com

    Website: onapositivenote.com


    TIMESTAMPS

    00:15 Joke about an actor who isn’t Happy

    01:22 Insight about

    02:02 Positive news story about

    05:22 Insight about

    06:04 Reflection question

    06:21 Wrap up



    LINKS & REFERENCES


    Associated Press. (2022, January 5). "Child trafficking victim finds family after decades with help of a map." New York Post. https://nypost.com/2022/01/05/map-helps-child-trafficking-victim-find-family-after-decades/
    Transcript of this episode: https://www.onapositivenote.com/episodes/etched-in-the-heart



    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

    "Hero's Ascent" by Chris Haugen

    “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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    • 7 min
    Heart of Gold

    Heart of Gold

    Olympic medals don't always go to the best athletes in the word, but sometimes they do go to Olympians with hearts of gold—even when it's a long shot. Check out this episode of On a Positive Note to hear the story of a silver medal winner with a heart if gold.



    OFFER

    Hashtag Positivity helps emerging and established leaders experience in their work, life, and community. To see what Hashtag Positivity can do for you, connect with Jonas today to discuss your challenges, goals, and obstacles: www.hashtagpositivity.com/connect



    CONNECT WITH THE SHOW

    Email: jonas@hashtagpositivty.com

    Website: onapositivenote.com



    TIMESTAMPS

    00:15 Joke about a javelin thrower

    00:35 Insight about a javelin thrower

    01:20 Positive news story about a javelin thrower

    02:41 Insight about a javelin thrower

    04:57 Reflection questions

    05:13 Wrap up



    LINKS & REFERENCES


    Andrejczyk, M.M. (n.d.). “Maria Magdalena Andrejczyk.” Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/mm.andrejczyk
    Siemaszko, C. (2021, August 18). “Polish Olympian auctions medal to pay for toddler's heart operation.” NBC News. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/olympics/polish-olympian-auctions-medal-pay-toddler-s-heart-operation-n1277086
    Access the transcript for this episode here: https://www.onapositivenote.com/episodes/heart-of-gold



    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

    "Hero's Ascent" by Chris Haugen

    “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, Olympics


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    • 5 min
    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.



    OFFER
    Become an official member of Hashtag Positivity and gain access to valuable resources for your growth and development, including the exclusive members only Hashtag Positivity Podcast! Join now at learn.hashtagpositivity.com/join



    CONNECT WITH THE SHOW
    Email: jonas@hashtagpositivty.com
    Website: onapositivenote.com



    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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    Become an official member of Hashtag Positivity and gain access to valuable resources to help you initiate and manage positive change for your growth and development. Enroll now at learn.hashtagpositivity.com/join



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    Email: jonas@hashtagpositivty.com

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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



    Read the Transcript

    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.



    OFFER

    Become an official member of Hashtag Positivity and gain access to valuable resources for your growth and development, including the exclusive members only Hashtag Positivity Podcast! Join now at learn.hashtagpositivity.com/join



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    Website: onapositivenote.com



    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.



    OFFER

    Become an official member of Hashtag Positivity and gain access to valuable resources for your growth and development, including the exclusive members only Hashtag Positivity Podcast! Join now at learn.hashtagpositivity.com/join



    CONNECT WITH THE SHOW

    Email: jonas@hashtagpositivty.com

    Website: onapositivenote.com



    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

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