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The Compassionate Life
57 minutes | Oct 18, 2016
Fiona Oakes: Inspiration to the World
Fiona Oakes is a world class human being whom we will passionately hear first hand from. We will learn what motivates her and how she manages it all. She is a triple world record holder, a marathon elite athlete, an animal sanctuary founder, a healthy lifestyle promoter, a vegan, a conservationist, and a role model to people on all parts of the globe. Fiona is truly one of the most compassionate and inspiring human beings I have ever met. Her heart is made of gold!
57 minutes | Oct 11, 2016
Sustaining One Health, One Medicine: St. George's University
Have you wondered what a zoonoses is? What is a One Health One Medicine Approach to diseases? At SGU located on Grenada in the West Indies, the students, faculty, and community members are enthusiastically embracing this concept with a sustainable approach to addressing worldwide zoonotic diseases. Many diseases can transmit from animals to humans affecting global health. I launched the very first One Health One Medicine Clinic in Grenada as a veterinary student. These free clinics for the island combined human health care with animal health care and public health information. SGU will offer a One Health, One Medicine online course in honor of the inaugural One Health Day, which will be celebrated worldwide on November 3. The course will cover a wide range of topics, including global health burden, determinants of health, strategies toward promoting health, and applications toward a sustainable approach for the health of humans, animals, and the environment.
57 minutes | Oct 4, 2016
RedRover: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Did you know that October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month? While we reflect on what this means to each of us, what also does it mean to our family members without a voice....our furry pet family members? Domestic violence is a VERY recent personal experience of mine. We will hear from the inspiring Nicole Forsyth, President and CEO of RedRover. SHE is making a difference in this world! We will learn about ALL of the programs RedRover has to offer. RedRover©, a national nonprofit organization based in California, has distributed over 40,000 dollars in grant funds to 8 domestic violence shelters throughout the USA so the shelters can create pet-friendly lodging to house victims’ pets. The mission of RedRover is to bring animals out of crisis and strengthen the bond between people and animals through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance and education. Their programs include RedRover Relief-Responders-Readers-and-Learning. Support RedRover!
58 minutes | Sep 20, 2016
A Day in the Life of Veterinary Medicine
Have you wondered what a day in the life of being a veterinarian is like? This episode will discuss it all including disease topics, ways of at-home management, the emotional and spiritual spectrum of the field, community outreach, and the role of a veterinarian in the community-public health-zoonoses-friend-counselor sectors.
57 minutes | Sep 13, 2016
The Barefoot Bandito!
Eddie Vilbar Vega has the Guinness Book World Record for completing the most BAREFOOT marathons in any one year. He achieved this astounding number of 101 Marathons in the year 2014! People call him the Barefoot Bandito. He is truly an inspiration with a compassionate heart of gold! We will hear first-hand what motivates this super-human, the why behind his passion, and what's next on his horizon! Tune in to Voice America's Empowerment Channel at 3pm pacific time on Tuesday September 13, 2016, 'The Compassionate Life' for an hour of jaw-dropping inspiration!
53 minutes | Sep 6, 2016
The Omni Athletes: Giving Back
The Omni Athletes are Lebanese endurance athletes and climbers based in Dubai who are constantly pushing their limits to inspire others and raise awareness to fund for charity. Their accomplishments are awe-inspiring! From climbing mountains, to achieving world records, to completing the Triple 7 Quest, to raising money for 'Seeing is Believing' -a global mission to tackle avoidable blindness-, to the North Pole Marathon accomplishment.... their compassion to help others is TRULY humbling! The Omni Athletes have raised over 200,000 dollars for treatments of underprivileged kids suffering from cancer in the region. One member, Moustapha Mroueih was even honored by carrying the Olympic Torch during the most recent 2016 Games in Brazil as an act of personification of Unity, Diversity, Peace, and Harmony... all qualities crucial in the organization of such an event but more importantly, crucial for the people's of the world wellbeing. We will learn about the passion behind each of the 4 members!
57 minutes | Aug 30, 2016
Life Coaching and Community Outreach
Emilio Palafox and Michael Stavinoha have many things in common, but the most important is their passion for life and community outreach. We will discuss many topics including their podcast called The Launch Party, a life coaching business focusing on the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual quadrants, their positivity, their business entrepreneurship, and their involvement in the Blue Cure for Cancer. Living a healthy life style is the cornerstone!
59 minutes | Aug 23, 2016
Cruz Family Chiropractic: Giving Back to the Community
Dr. Brandant Cruz, the owner of Cruz Family Chiropractic strives to achieve and maintain an optimum state of health and well-being for his patients through a total body and mind approach to chiropractic care. Chiropractic is more than just back pain. His practice, Cruz Chiropractic, serves patients in the Houston and surrounding communities with chiropractic care. Dr. Cruz is an active member of the community participating in charity health events such as the Impact a Hero 5K, local school supply drives, and annually serves with the doctor staff for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. His approach to therapy is treating all aspects of the patient for longer lasting effects. We will hear first hand from this compassionate individual and how he is changing the lives of others for the better.
53 minutes | Aug 16, 2016
Wendelin Lauxen: Running to help children back on their feet!
Wendelin Lauxen 'runs to help children back on their feet'. Wendelin founded the 7 emirates run: an endurance run like no other! Full distance teams of 7 runners and relay teams of 2-7 runners will run 539 kilometres in 7 days... an average of 77 km per day across the UAE. They have raised over 1Mio Dirhams and supported 6 children with prosthesis or orthosis. The run is through all 7 Emirates of The United Arab Emirates. They run for the pure joy of running, to promote a healthy lifestyle and to raise awareness for children who they want to support by raising funds. We will also hear first hand about what it takes to hold so many world records, the training involved, the organization, the fund-raising, and everything behind the scenes!
57 minutes | Aug 9, 2016
Nikolas Toocheck: Running The World For Children
Nikolas Toocheck: Running the World for Children. 'You don't have to be BIG to make a difference!' This superstar comes in a small package with a GINORMOUS heart! His family is an incredible role-model support system that continues to inspire all generations. Nik was OFFICIALLY the youngest person in all of history to complete 7 marathons on 7 continents...all at the age of 11. Inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes! Nik believes in doing what you love...and utilizing your talent for good. In September of 2014, Nik set a World Record at age 11 and raised over 42,000 dollars for Operation Warm, an organization that provides new coats to underprivileged children. Currently Nik is completing running a marathon in ALL of the 50 states -31 down, 19 to go- in his stateside campaign....this time for the SEVA foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of blindness and preservation of eyesight.
55 minutes | Aug 2, 2016
Team Blanca USA
Blanca Ramirez is one impressive, powerhouse young female athlete! Keep your eye on her! She was the youngest female to complete 7 marathons on 7 continents...all at the young age of 12. I met Blanca in February of 2015 during her final marathon in Antarctica when I myself was running my 7th marathon on 7 continents in 11 days for pets in need at the Triple 7 Quest. And if this is not inspiring enough, Blanca runs for a cause. She runs for Operation Smile, a nonprofit organization that provides free surgeries to repair cleft palates and other facial deformities for children around the world. 'She wants to see every kid smile'. All of this is not easy, we will get to hear first hand from Blanca herself about how she does it all. Tune in next Tuesday August 2, 2016 to Voice America's Empowerment Channel at 3pm pacific time to hear her story. You can find her at 'Team Blanca USA' on twitter, facebook, instagram, and linkedin.
57 minutes | Jul 26, 2016
Founded in 1997, Faithful Paws has been compassionately changing the lives of thousands of people and pets in the Houston metroplex area. We will hear directly from Kathy Bilnoski the current manager of this selfless, inspiring organization to learn more about the organization, who and how they help, and how a person can get involved!
56 minutes | Jul 19, 2016
Pet Peace of Mind
Interview of the founder, Dianne McGill of the Pet Peace Of Mind Charity; the why and the how. Dianne McGill founded Pet Peace of Mind in 2015 to ensure older adults and hospice patients have the support they need for their animal companions. Pet Peace of Mind was founded by a group of professionals working in the fields of human health care, medical research, academia, palliative care, veterinary medicine, business, and nonprofit operations. Recognizing the growing research proving the emotional and health benefits of the human-pet bond, PPOM’s leaders seek to fill a void in the nonprofit sector dedicated to helping hospice and palliative care patients care for their pets. Pet Peace of Mind's mission is to enrich the quality of life and well-being of hospice and palliative care patients by providing a national support network to help care for the pets they love. We envision a nation where all patients have the support they need to maintain the loving bond with their pets.
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