SALISH WOMEN: WHO WE WERE AND WHO WE ARE
A one-woman play. Stories, poetry and live music to believe in one’s true self. To believe in magic. To believe in love.
If the “f” word had been in use during the 1800’s, people would have used it to refer to Kwilqs (Kweelix). The “f” word I speak to is feminism. Kwilqs, a Pend d’Oreille Indian...
COMPASSION, THROUGH A PERSONAL STORY
Michael F. Steger shares a story of compassion and meaning.
At a very early stage of his career, a young inexperienced and nervous Steger was faced with one of his first serious cases. The woman he helped recover is still always present in his memory....
THE TWO WOMEN WHO CHANGED HIM FOR BETTER
Michael F. Steger talks about the women who made a major impact in his life.
When asked about the special moments in his life, the life changing moments he has experienced, he immediately thought of two different women. Who are they? Why are they important to him? Find out...
AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH TO DEPRESSION
Discover what gives meaning Miriam Akhtar’s life and how she navigates the path to happiness.
Miriam hasn’t always been a happy person, but she truly believed that happiness is achievable for anyone who truly wants it. Listen to Miriam’s interesting story and how she escaped the...
“OTHER PEOPLE MATTER!”
Miriam Akhtar shows us the importance of teaching children to discover the good in people.
Over the courses of our lives, we develop many different kinds of relationships, and each and every single one of them is important. Whether it’s a relationship with parents and relatives, with a...
THE HAPPINESS HABITS
Miriam Akhtar teaches us how to train for the happiness marathon.
Depression is a serious disease that affects thousands of people all over the globe. Frequently hidden away or disguised, it can cause severe trauma and irreparable damage to people’s lives....
BEING HAPPY AND MAKING OTHERS HAPPY
Learn, as Miriam Akhtar tells us, how to spread joy and well-being in our own communities.
Spreading laughter throughout the neighborhood will make you happier too. Whether it’s Singing in the Rain or doing mundane things as a big group… It often doesn’t really matter what you’re...
THE HERO IS THE ONE WHO TAKES RISKS
Discover the inspirational heroes of Miriam Akhtar.
It isn’t easy to be a pioneer. However, if we continue to do the same thing, over and over, we’ll get the same results, over and over again. What do we need to do, then? Miriam shares the...
ICE CREAMS TO HELP A COUNTRY?
In Rwanda and Haiti two new ice-cream shops are being run by women.
Rwandan percussionist Odile Gakire Katese, aka Kiki, had a dream: opening a branch of Blue Marble Ice Cream, an award-winning eco-friendly ice-cream shop, in her hometown. The plan itself may...
WHAT STAYS WITH YOU FROM THIS ROUND-THE-WORLD JOURNEY?
Anna Mortensen talks about her project, Ubuntu, and about the moments she will keep forever in her heart.
Have you ever thought of leaving the comfort of your house and going to discover the world? Have you ever contemplated the idea of finding a stranger and welcoming him into your house to have dinner...
A PERSONAL STORY THAT SHOUTS HOPE FROM THE ROOFTOPS
Katherine Chon tells us what hope means to her.
“I’m not ready for it! I’m not ready for it!” – Katherine said, nervously. Freedom. Panic. Hope. Freedom again. As a child, Katherine learned from her father what hope is. Discover the...
WONDERING IF LOVE IS THE ANSWER?
Discover what the questions would be that Katherine Chon would look up if she found a book containing every answer in the world.
If you were given the opportunity to ask just one question, anything you wanted, and with the guarantee of getting an answer, what would you ask? Listen to what Katherine would want to know, find...