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Everyone has a story, and from that story many passions reside. It is that passion which drives people. Whether it be writing, drawing, animals, nature, photography, or even a passion for people or a charity, it is that passion that fires them up, and propels them to do great things.
C.J. dives not only into their passion, but also why it is their passion - the story behind the passion. Take a journey with her listeners as her guests talk about what's closest to their heart!
Take a listen. You may find your new passion among her guests!
https://cjpetersonwrites.com/journey-is-real-podcast

The Journey Is Real "Real People, Real Passions, Real Hearts.‪"‬ C.J. Peterson

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Everyone has a story, and from that story many passions reside. It is that passion which drives people. Whether it be writing, drawing, animals, nature, photography, or even a passion for people or a charity, it is that passion that fires them up, and propels them to do great things.
C.J. dives not only into their passion, but also why it is their passion - the story behind the passion. Take a journey with her listeners as her guests talk about what's closest to their heart!
Take a listen. You may find your new passion among her guests!
https://cjpetersonwrites.com/journey-is-real-podcast

    Mark Ryall – The Heart Of Coaching

    Mark Ryall – The Heart Of Coaching

    Mark is a retired economics and mathematics teacher. He taught in Toronto and Hamilton for 24 years. He coached hockey, cross country, and track & field. He currently serves as a volunteer cross country coach for Westdale Secondary School. He has published a scifi novel, “Age-Decoded.” To learn more about him, go to:

    Mark’s Bio: https://www.quora.com/profile/Mark-Ryall-2

    Age Decoded link: https://books2read.com/age-decoded

    • 18 min
    Terry Tucker – The Battle From Within

    Terry Tucker – The Battle From Within

    Terry Tucker is no stranger to the struggles life throws at people. His biggest was being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called: Acral Lentiginous Melanoma. In addition to his faith, he uses 4 truths to guide the decisions he makes in life: 1) Control your mind, or it will control you; 2) Embrace the pain and discomfort we all experience in life and use it to make you a stronger and more determined individual; 3) What you leave behind is what you weave in the hearts of other people; and 4) As long as you don’t quit – you can never be defeated. He has written a book called “Sustainable Excellence.” To learn more about him, go to his website: https://www.motivationalcheck.com

    • 25 min
    Martha Hoy – Triumph Over Tragedy

    Martha Hoy – Triumph Over Tragedy

    Martha Hoy has taken the tragedies in her life, and has transformed them to victories! List as she shares her story today. She also shares about the books she wrote regarding her journey. They may be able to help you or someone close to you. You can find her online at her FB page: https://www.facebook.com/martha.hoy

    • 20 min
    Shane Flemens - Keeping It Reel With Conviction

    Shane Flemens - Keeping It Reel With Conviction

    Since his release from prison in 2015, Shane Flemens has been successfully running his own landscaping and general contracting company, ABE Landscaping and Maintenance. He also owns and operates Rise n’ Ride Rentals, a watersport company with his daughter, Ashley. Now a free man, Shane is driven to shine a bright light on the darkness of prison through his writings, which he began on the inside: ask hard questions and share truth. He hopes that through these stories, and those of his fellow inmates, he can affect positive change in the lives of others. To learn more about him and his books, go to: http://shaneflemens.com

    • 27 min
    Vito Altavilla – Laughing Through Life

    Vito Altavilla – Laughing Through Life

    The path that has led Vito Altavilla to this point in his life has been anything but traditional.  He became an industrial research chemist who participated in several technological breakthroughs, holds over a dozen patents, and took a very interesting path to get there. Growing up in the city, his time in the Navy, University and his work life has made for a lot to reflect on, so, here it is.

    Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. before WW II, he’s been in the middle of some unique situations, most of them very funny, and all of them true.  Vito walks you through a few dozen of these wonderfully told snap-shots of life in America during a time some of us remember,  and most of us can relate to. To learn more about him, go to: http://itbeganinbrooklyn.com/

    • 20 min
    Eden Gold – Fearlessly Chase Your Dreams

    Eden Gold – Fearlessly Chase Your Dreams

    It’s Eden Gold’s life mission to reach as many young adults as she can, to give them a powerful layer of support and guidance as they navigate adulthood in a way that inspires them to live a great future. To her, success is more than academics. She says, “Success is prioritizing your mental health. Success is the ability to open up and seek help when you are struggling. Success is loving our body through all of its developmental changes. Success is taking criticism of others lightly, and not letting it dim your shine. Success is never giving up. Success is your mindset.” To learn more about her, head over to:

    https://www.lifeafterhighschool.us/

    • 28 min

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