147 episodes

Each week host Laurie Hardie brings you the issues affecting the Pacific Northwest and the people making a difference in our community and sometimes beyond. Expect compelling conversations with local leaders and influencers. Spotlight is dedicated to presenting you with issues that matter - including education, health, mental health, and the environment.

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Each week host Laurie Hardie brings you the issues affecting the Pacific Northwest and the people making a difference in our community and sometimes beyond. Expect compelling conversations with local leaders and influencers. Spotlight is dedicated to presenting you with issues that matter - including education, health, mental health, and the environment.

    Spotlighting Mental Health with Achea Redd

    Spotlighting Mental Health with Achea Redd

    People of color are especially prone to the stigmas associated with seeking mental health care. Mental health advocate Achea Redd is here to create safe spaces for women and girls of color to ask for and receive the help they need to live their best lives—the help she wished she'd had when she was struggling.
    In her third book, The Precipice of Mental Health: Becoming Your Own Safe Space (Forefront Books, May 3, 2022), Achea, wife of NBA icon Michael Redd, shares her personal battle with depression, generalized anxiety disorder, atypical anorexia, and her estranged relationship with her father. Achea's honesty is key to helping readers understand that there is a path to healing for those who are struggling. It's also an eye-opening look at how spouses and family members can help someone during a mental health crisis.

    • 28 min
    Spotlighting Seattle Pride

    Spotlighting Seattle Pride

    Krystal Marx is the Executive Director of Seattle Pride. We talk about the upcoming parade Sunday June 26th in Seattle. She also touches on the other services Seattle Pride provides throughout the rest of the year.

    • 26 min
    Spotlighting Mental Health with Achea Redd

    Spotlighting Mental Health with Achea Redd

    People of color are especially prone to the stigmas associated with seeking mental health care. Mental health advocate Achea Redd is here to create safe spaces for women and girls of color to ask for and receive the help they need to live their best lives—the help she wished she'd had when she was struggling.
    In her third book, The Precipice of Mental Health: Becoming Your Own Safe Space (Forefront Books, May 3, 2022), Achea, wife of NBA icon Michael Redd, shares her personal battle with depression, generalized anxiety disorder, atypical anorexia, and her estranged relationship with her father. Achea's honesty is key to helping readers understand that there is a path to healing for those who are struggling. It's also an eye-opening look at how spouses and family members can help someone during a mental health crisis.

    • 28 min
    Spotlighting Operation Teddy Bear Lift

    Spotlighting Operation Teddy Bear Lift

    Lilliya Kovalenko joins me to talk about Warm 106.9 and the Ukraine Association of Washington State, or UAWS, have teamed up for Operation Teddy Bear Lift. It's a campaign to send over 10,000 teddy bears to children affected by the war in Ukraine. Warm 106.9 and its promotional partners will be raising monetary donations for UAWS. Donations will be directed to www.uaws.org and will go toward purchasing neonatal incubators to replace those from destroyed medical facilities.
    https://uaws.org/

    • 25 min
    Spotlighting Chicken Soup for the Soul Your 10 Keys to Happiness

    Spotlighting Chicken Soup for the Soul Your 10 Keys to Happiness

    Chief Editor of Chicken Soup for the Soul Amy Newmark, joins us to share her latest book of 101 stories reflecting the 10 Keys to Happiness. Amy says this is a heart project after reading thousands of stories and the lessons learned from them she realized there are 10 keys to happiness and each key has 10 stories to reinforce the ideas.
    https://www.amazon.com/Chicken-Soup-Soul-Happiness-Real-Life/dp/1611590914

    • 26 min
    Spotlighting Naturella By Halisi Ali El

    Spotlighting Naturella By Halisi Ali El

    Halisi Ali Elis shares how she came to write the story of Nature ella and how she hopes an ethnic fairy tale will resonate with children of color. The story of Naturella is an ethnic Cinderella tale that encourages self love.
    https://www.amazon.com/Story-Naturella-Halisi-Ali-Eli/dp/1950649644/ref=sr_1_2?crid=CFREWCOABP17&keywords=naturella&qid=1654043223&s=audible&sprefix=naturella%2Caudible%2C91&sr=1-2-catcorr

    • 26 min

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