Ann Quinlan is a Geriatric Care Manager and Dementia Care Specialist. She has over 25 years of experience in deepening her understanding of the sadness, grief, frustration, and stress experienced when one is caring for a loved one with short-term memory loss due to ANY form of dementia. In this interview, she will share strategies from her Three Rules workshop that help people support those they care for with dementia. If dementia is a part of your life, through caring for a loved one or through service work you provide, then this show is an absolute must listen! Contact Ann Quinlan at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on upcoming workshops.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine – Providing Mentorship & Support to Make a Difference in a Child’s Life – Episode 126
Part 1 – Eileen Veroneau Brown, Director of Development & Communications, for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine, joins me to discuss how they provide mentorship services to children and youth ages 7-17 in Cumberland and York counties in Maine. Their mission is to ignite the power and promise of all youth and seek to remove obstacles for all young people by connecting them with a mentor – a caring adult who can be in their corner. Ever thought about volunteering to work with children? Listening to this episode would be a great start to learn more about this opportunity!
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda talks about being exposed to Covid and getting a Covid test. The test results were negative, but how accurate are they really and why aren’t we hearing about how many Covid tests have been given and how many are negative? Want to know what the numbers are for the U.S.? Check this out and be prepared for some staggering numbers!
Cathleen Elle is a three time #1 International Best Selling Author, Global Speaker, Certified Success Coach, Healer and Co-Host of Beyond Your Best Plan Podcast. Cathleen shares powerful healing techniques for those who have experienced unexpected loss or hidden trauma to reconnect, uncover, and embrace their joy and connect with their loved ones’ light. She has coped with multiple traumas, but the death of her 19-year-old son, Logan, from suicide was the catalyst that changed her life forever. Today, she assists in changing the trajectory of others’ lives by providing the tools that aid them on moving through the emotions accompanied by these challenging experiences.
Part 1: Sarah Kelly of Sarah Kelly Coaching and Love Yourself shares her very personal story of being a victim of ritualistic abuse at a very young age as well as her journey with substance use disorder and recovery. For years she wanted love, but found she needed to love herself first before she could attract the right love into her life. Sarah will talk about why self love is so important for not just ourselves but how it can help unify our divided country and heal the whole world.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda talks about how words affect us emotionally, mentally and physically and why it’s so important to be aware of what you say to yourself and who you surround yourself with.
Lynda celebrated her 100th Living Life with Lynda episode by inviting her mother, Joan Morton onto her show and talking about how she overcame many life challenges including being a young child when her parents divorced, getting married at 15 and having 2 children by the time she was 16, losing her oldest son in an accident when he was just 11 years old, how she worked her way into positions that had her managing multiple small businesses and more! She will also share why she feels she is still thriving at 78 years young and what she loves about the job she is currently working at!
Part 1: Lisa Soloway is the founder of the non-profit organization, Lift Up Young Lives, as well as a Realtor, Investor and Wealth Strategist who has a passion for helping a hurting generation. Her mission through Lift Up Young Lives is to equip “at risk” teens and young adults who age out of foster care, are homeless or rescued from human trafficking to live independent and abundant lives. Join us to hear Lisa share her very personal story of fostering and adopting her daughter, Tiffany, and how that led her to starting this organization.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda talks about Optimism vs. Pessimism and how we can learn to be optimistic.