Posts – Thrive HD

Episode 7: Roger Simmons | Cross In Culture | Racism, Redemption and Really Bad Spanish

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Our guest today is Roger Simmons. Roger is a Community Coordinator for FVCA  & Cross-Cultural Instructor / Facilitator for CrossInCulture. He grew up in section 8 housing in the West of Elgin and now he works in the same communities in which he grew up. He tells the redemptive story of how he almost became a drug dealer and explains what it looks like to Thrive in the hood. We dove in and talked about racism, welfare, and systematic discrimination. When was the last time you dialogued with someone who was a different color than you? Maybe you should give it a try. Also, go drink a (very) little bit of coffee.

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Episode 6: Sheryl Stoller | Stoller Parent Coaching | Bowl of Nuts (see hand gestures for more)

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We had the honor of sitting down with Sheryl Stoller of Stoller Parent coaching. In both her private practice and in her work as the resident parent coach at The Center for Identity Potential, Sheryl specializes in coaching parents of intense children who are often (un)identified as gifted and twice exceptional (2E). Today we talk about what thriving means to her, and as always we end with throwing a bowl of nuts… I mean… giving a challenge for you to try.

Find Sheryl Here:
http://www.stollerparentcoaching.com
https://www.facebook.com/StollerParentCoaching/
https://www.instagram.com/stollerparentcoaching/

Center for Identity Potential:
http://www.centerforidentitypotential.com/

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Episode 5: Henry Yampolsky Living Peace Institute | Mediation, Conflict Resolution, & Dad Jokes

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Ben & Jecelyn learn how to breathe, and reimage the nature of conflict and understand THRIVING from a mediation, meditation, and conflict resolution expert. Hear from  Henry Yampolsky, J.D. founder and president of Living Peace Institute. Trained as a lawyer, Henry is a peace educator, mediator, social entrepreneur and a pioneer in the field of conscious conflict resolution.

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Episode 4: Chris Baker Ink180 | Tattoos, Opportunity & Death Threats

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In this podcast, we had the honor of talking with Chris Baker of Ink 180. Chris does free tattoo removals and coverups for former gang members, victims of human trafficking, victims of domestic violence, and scar covers for self harm victims. We talked with Chris about what it means to thrive in his own life, in his business, in his ministry, in his family and what thriving looks like for the people he ministers to. As always, we finish the podcast off with a challenge that we hope will help you think differently and thrive.

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Episode 3: Thrifty Sheep

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Join Ben & Jecelyn as they sit down with 3 ladies who spend their time “lambing”, irrigating and hauling lots of poop on their 640 acre ranch in Crook, CO. Their insights and wisdom, combined with their witty sense of humor will inspire and challenge you to thrive, hopefully as well as their sheep are thriving.

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Episode 2: Something to do with Thrive Values. Values Something Thrive…

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Values, origami, blowing raspberries, and Fiat 500s that are bigger on the inside — this episode has it all! Last week we asked you to share 5 values that you live your life by, and a bunch of you wonderful people did. This week, we shared some of our favorites and dug deeper into what our values are and how they help us thrive. Stick around until the end for a courageous, uncomfortable, and possibly slightly scary challenge.

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