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Be the One
30 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
Behind The Smile
Aaron and Vonnie are joined by Doug Meijer to introduce Vonnie's new podcast 'Behind the Smile' launching in February. Vonnie will connect with guests as they chat about what motivates them and what lies behind their smile. Doug will join her occasionally as a guest co-host.
19 minutes | Jan 25, 2021
Helping Our Children with Dr. Beth DeRose
On this episode, Dr. Beth DeRose joins Aaron and Vonnie to discuss how the current loss of community and connection is affecting our children and gives us tips on how to bolster their coping skills. She also reminds us that in order to help others, we must put our mask on first.
21 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
Embracing Imperfections with Shandy Longcore
Shandy Longcore, founder of embracing imperfections, joins Vonnie and Aaron to discuss her 'why' and how she has been called to share her story of being a suicide attempt survivor. Shandy reminds us that each of our lives has a purpose and we are here for a reason.
32 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
The Soul's Journey with Laura Powers
On this episode, Vonnie and Aaron are joined by celebrity psychic, Laura Powers, who is also an actress, author and creative entrepreneur. Laura shares her journey to becoming a psychic medium and her insights on angels, life after death and manifesting to better understand and change your life. Enjoy!
22 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
Kent County Sheriff Victims Unit
Pattie Thayer, the Kent County Sheriff Victim's Unit Coordinator, joins us to discuss the role of a group of volunteers that speak with families after a tragedy. Learn how you can help to support your community in times of crisis.
29 minutes | Nov 12, 2020
To the Edge and Back with Brandon Staglin
Brandin Staglin, President of One Mind, joins us via phone to discuss the initiatives of his family-run brain health organization. In this episode you'll hear his story about coming back from schizophrenia, the important work One Mind is doing to help neuro-atypical people, and why the term "Brain Health" is replacing "Mental Health." Listen today!
25 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
Back to Basics with Doug Meijer
Welcome to Season 2 of Be the One with Aaron and Vonnie! Doug Meijer returns to discuss depression and a change in terminology from mental health to brain health. Learn about the Doug Meijer Innovation Center that is being built in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and more! Welcome back! Original song "Working Boots" by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
26 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
Vonnie & Covid-19
Coronavirus has struck! Join us as we discuss Vonnie's diagnosis of Covid-19, testing shortages, and discovering hope within the quarantine. Original song by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
23 minutes | Apr 7, 2020
Graduates And Coronavirus With Madison Woodrick
Madison Woodrick joins Vonnie and Aaron to talk about the premature end of her school year - how it affects her, her friends, and those around her. With the rug pulled out from underneath the last year of her university experience, today's episode is for everyone who feels a loss from the upending of expectations. Listen today! Original song by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
28 minutes | Mar 31, 2020
Quarantine And Depression
Quarantine - social isolation is tough on the best of days. What happens when we're forced into social isolation for our health? On today's episode of Be the One, we will explore ways to take control of your isolation, key behaviors to monitor, and more! Be the one who says I understand love heals! Original song by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
30 minutes | Mar 16, 2020
Narcissism's Needs - Chef Jenna's Story
Chef Jenna of Amore Trattoria Italiana joins Be the One to discuss a life lived in the shadow of a narcissist. Learn about the warning signs and discover how to walk away from a relationship that is unhealthy for everyone involved. Listen today on Be the One! Original song by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
34 minutes | Mar 9, 2020
Suicide and the Cross with Trevor Thompson
Trevor Thompson joins Aaron and Vonnie to discuss the stigma of suicide within Christianity. As a scholar of biblical texts, Trevor provides a unique historical perspective of stigma of suicide and how it has developed over the ages within Christian thought. Trevor is the Senior Acquisitions Editor at Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company based in Chicago, IL and an adjunct religion professor at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. Original song by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
23 minutes | Mar 2, 2020
With Her Dad in Heaven - Maddie's Story
Vonnie's daughter, Maddie, was only five years old when her dad lost his fight to depression. Growing up with her dad in Heaven changed how she grew up and forced her to adapt to a life most can't understand. Listen to Maddie's story today! Original song by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
30 minutes | Feb 24, 2020
The Fight of His Life - Steve Kelly's Story
Steve Kelly of Wood Radio joins Aaron and Vonnie to discuss self-medication through alcohol and drugs. After his father died by suicide, Steve was faced with a reckoning that forced his demons into the light. Now recovered, he shares his story to help others find their way back to hope. Listen today! Original music by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
24 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
Learning to Live - Doug Meijer's Story
Doug Meijer joins us to discuss his battle with depression and how he has learned to live life again. From a cancer diagnosis and the death of his father to an "ah ha" moment that changed his life...his story is one of heartbreak and hope. Doug's story reminds us that depression knows no bounds, but that together we can overcome. Listen today! Original music by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
22 minutes | Feb 10, 2020
A Road to Recovery with Alec Green
Alec Green of the Sanford House Treatment and Recovery Center joins Be the One to discuss addiction in Michigan. Learn about the warning signs of addiction, the dual diagnosis problem, and how to get on the road to recovery. Original music by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
25 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
A Daughter Forever Loved - Julie's Story
Julie Gregory joins us on a heartfelt episode of Be the One. After her daughter, Jessica, lost the battle against depression, Julie set herself on a path of hope and healing to shine a light on bullying and the warning signs of a mental health crisis. Listen today! Original music by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
31 minutes | Jan 27, 2020
Traveling with the Beast - Aaron's Story
In today's episode, Vonnie walks with Aaron down the path of his story. Depression in his youth led to a life less lived, but he found hope through the struggle. Listen today! Original music by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
23 minutes | Jan 20, 2020
Heartbreak to Hope - Vonnie's Story
Vonnie Woodrick is the founder of I Understand Love Heals. In today's episode, she tells the story of her husband's death, the pain of tragedy, and the hope that comes along with it. Original music by Kelley Ann of Nashville, Tennessee.
1 minutes | Jan 14, 2020
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