Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend's informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.
The Primal Method: A Book for Emerging Men. Gregory Koufacos
Gregory Koufacos is a licensed addiction counselor and mentor. He guides emerging life journey using the methods he shares in his book: The Primal Method: A Book for Emerging Men. Emerging men are in the age group 16-25. These are critical formative years and too many young boys, young men are struggling. Gregory relates to this having been on that road, and has dedicated himself to the solutions. This pandemic has only made their crisis worse, but there are ways to navigate. Mentorship is important and the stories in the book provide good direction.
Discover & follow your passion. Find mentors along the path. Dr. Ronald Crutcher
Dr. Ronald Crutcher is an inspiring man and leader. In his life's work he is a world-class classical cellist, an educator--a Professor of Music at a number of universities, and currently is President of Richmond University, in Virginia. He believes strongly in mentorship and relates the various mentors who have played significantly in his life. His memoir: I Had No Idea You were Black--Navigating Race on the Road to Leadership has just been published.
Healthy eyes & vision are important in our life, Dr. Daniel Laroche
Dr. Daniel Laroche is an exceptional glaucoma specialist in New York. He informs us that about some key facts about glaucoma: 1. we don't need to go blind from this condition, and 2. that Blacks are disproportionally represented in the people afflicted with glaucoma--this in part due to inequities in location and access to good health care. Regular eye exams especially after age 40 are critical in ensuring good eye health.
Make your Heart #1 in your life, and Live Fierce! Dr. Susie Woo, Holly Tucci.
We're looking ahead to Heart Health month and Friday, February 5 is Wear Red Day. And the American Heart Association invites us to the Virtual Luncheon, and we can register here: www.SeattleGoRedLuncheon.heart.org Inspiring speakers who are survivor of a heart or stroke--a leading cause of death in both women and men, and it's on Wed. February 24. 2021 Live Fierce!
Guests: Dr. Susie Woo is a cardiologist with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Seattle, and also a volunteer expert for the American Heart Association, and underscores the need of living a health life style. Holly Tucci is a woman who was born with a heart murmur and a heart block and eventually at age 9 had her first pacemaker. Her younger son was born with a similar condition, and will eventually have a pacemaker. Seattle now has a free book for parents to guide them in navigating the things to do when their child has a heart condition.
Support and tips for nursing staff from one who's been there, Rich Bluni.
Rich Bluni is an RN, a coach, and author. RIch spent 14 years in a variety of nursing positions including trauma ICU. Since 2007 he has been a coach working with dozens of healthcare organizations and leaders to drive outstanding results. He has traveled across North America to speak in front of hundreds of thousands of healthcare workers and leaders in hundreds of healthcare organizations, large healthcare conferences, as well as virtual webinars. His book--Inspired Nursing Too, offers many stories of his experiences in health care and the ways he has managed to handle stress--including a breathing exercise 9 in just a minute, which is breathe in for 4, hold for 4, release for 4. Rich also mentions finding the things to be grateful for everyday, and also to be sure to laugh.
To honor Martin Luther King Jr. Lorene Cary provides insights.
Lorene Cary is an author, social activist, an incredible story-teller, and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania. With this being the weekend to celebrate the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr, Lorene shares that she has been reading some of his writings and finding inspiration from them. We read the stories and we find how we are connected and share the same values.