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Heart Health, Count Your Blessings, Kids Summer Safety by Cynthia Brian

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Heart Health, Count Your Blessings, Kids Summer Safety by Cynthia Brian


with Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany on StarStyle®-Be the Star You Are!® Radio brought to the airwaves under the auspices of Be the Star You Are!® 501 c3 charity, LIVE, since 1998.
This hour is fun, informative, and lively. Join us!

Are you heart healthy? If you are an athlete or want to live a stronger life, you need to know what your heart needs. Heather Brittany provides the tips in Health Matters.

Are you a person who is grateful for the little things in life? By showing appreciation for what you have instead of what you don’t have is a key component of physical and emotional health. Find out how to increase your happiness quotient with Lifestyle coach, Cynthia Brian.

Kids love summer. We all love summer.  With all the excitement it’s easy to forget about safety. Do you know who is living in your neighborhood? Are you aware of the dangers to kids? Who could be lurking at the community pool? Find out how to have a fun and safe vacation.

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The award winning positive talk radio program, StarStyle®-Be the Star You Are!® broadcasts on the Voice America Empowerment Channel LIVE every Wednesday from 4-5pm Pt/7-8pm ET.  Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany are the Mother/Daughter dynamic duo who have been co-hosting this program live weekly since 1998 bringing upbeat, life enhancing conversation to the world. With Cynthia’s expertise in interviewing the trailblazers, authors, and experts and Heather’s healthy living segments, these Goddess Gals are your personal growth coaches helping you to jumpstart your life while igniting your flame of greatness. Brought to the airwaves under the auspices of the literacy and positive media charity, Be the Star You Are!®, each program will pump your energy to help you live, love, laugh, learn, and lead.
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The Gift of Appreciation

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Be the Star You Are! 501 c3 charity presents:
Express Yourself Teens
With the on-air Be the Star You Are!® youth reporters.

The Gift of Appreciations
Every week, Express Yourself!™ will bring you a stimulating program based on a chapter from our award winning book Be the Star You Are!® for Teens.

With this week’s theme –– The Gift of Appreciation –– we here at Express Yourself!™ have a lot to appreciate! We have interviewed amazing guests, we have a first class crew, and we are a top rated program! In this program, we examine how you can recognize all the gifts that life affords you every day!

Whether it’s having a new pair of shoes, a hot cup of coffee, a warm blanket, or a hug from a friend, we all have little things in our life to be thankful for. Never forget to let that gratitude show!

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Hosts Henna Hundal and Asya Gonzalez are honored to introduce an incredibly inspiring individual, Pulitzer Prize winner John McQuaid, with his newest book, Tasty. Tasty Explores how deliberate manipulation of flavor influences virtually every aspect of the human experience, from pleasure to pain, from joy to sorrow. John has written about topics such as city-destroying super-termites, the slow collapse of fishing communities, hurricane levee engineering, mountaintop removal coal mining, and the global flower business for major publications.

Henna and Asya end the program with simple tips for everyone to be more appreciative by being grateful, performing kind acts, writing notes, and many other ways to show appreciation. Henna is especially grateful this week as she just found out that she’s been accepted to her dream university, HARVARD!!! Way to go Henna!

John McQuaid

Guest Bio:
John McQuaid has written about topics such as city-destroying super-termites, the slow collapse of fishing communities, hurricane levee engineering, mountaintop removal coal mining, and the global flower business for publications including Smithsonian magazine, The Washington Post, Wired, Forbes.com, EatingWell magazine and the New Orleans Times-Picayune. He is the co-author of Path of Destruction: The Devastation of New Orleans and the Coming Age of Superstorms. His work has won a Pulitzer Prize, as well as awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the International Association of Culinary Professionals. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wife, son and daughter. The struggle to satisfy and understand the kids’ strange and contradictory food choices (the elder liked super-hot peppers and limes, the younger rice, pasta and cheese) was the inspiration for Tasty. www.tastybook.net

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Appreciation, Gratitude, Illness and Growth

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Appreciation, Gratitude, Illness and Growth


Appreciation, Gratitude, Illness and Growth ©2014 Joan M. Newcomb

We’re in the holiday season, amidst the hustle and bustle of shopping and eating and family and friends!

If we hit the holidays head on, we operate solely from our “to do” list. We operate unconsciously. Things get done because this is the way they’ve always been done. Things have to be done perfectly. We get stressed out. We get sick.

Step back and see the bigger picture. It’s a time of Thanksgiving, but what does that mean? Grateful to have your Christmas decorations up already? Grateful for Black Friday so you can finally get that coveted item on sale?

Appreciation is a lighter energy, and a broader perspective. It’s also associated with prosperity and abundance. Whenever you pay for something, you’re expressing your appreciation for it. Whenever someone pays you, they’re expressing appreciation for your service!

New Years brings the end of the holiday, the end of 2014, and the beginning of a whole new cycle of growth. Whenever we go through expansion, our bodies have to adjust. Our vibrational frequency raises, and the denser aspects within us rise to the surface to be cleared.

We can experience this as needing to sleep more or eat more, but we can also experience it as illness. Our bodies want to be nurtured through growth experiences!

Hot baths, chocolate, movies, books, naps, all are great ways to coax your body through a growth experience.

Express appreciation to your body by giving it a little extra self-care this holiday season. You might avoid getting sick!


Joan M. Newcomb is a Conscious Mastery Coach, energy teacher and co-host of Conscious Conversations with Joan and Janet which airs on Wednesdays at 3pm PT, 6pm ET on Voice America’s 7th Wave. Visit Joan’s website.

Fuzzy Photons in Action-Waking up Monday

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Fuzzy Photons in Action-Waking up Monday


Hello All,

Another Monday has rolled around. Here in the comfort of a life not filled with strife and mayhem lurking and survival questionable I can notice Mondays. Some of you may not have that luxury. Your attention is elsewhere.

For some there is probably comfort in their Monday routines. And, then again, there may be discomfort or boredom in having those routines. For some who maybe travel a great deal and don’t know where there are from one Monday to the next maybe that is comforting. For those retired, who follow no set schedule they may enjoy the freedom of no routine and their new routine is to have no routine. Or, maybe to miss the old routine.

There are a myriad of ways to experience Mondays. How do you experience your Mondays? Are they fresh starts to the week of routines or they a way to celebrate life? If you take the judgments out of the equation and question, they are only ways that Consciousness experiences itself in many different ways on Monday. The question might be ”Does Consciousness as you experience something different on Tuesday or Wednesday or any other day of the week, the month, the year, the lifetime?”

Where do you start your week? What is you baseline when your eyes open? Is there joy in awakening, before the radio alarm goes off or is it something else you feel? When your conscious mind engages and gets you up and out of bed and into your routine of the day, are you celebrating? Don’t judge but just notice. Do you take a moment to experience a sense of well being at any point? Does it take two rounds of the snooze button, the light in the bathroom going on, the sounds of the rest of the house and neighborhood chiming in and your coffee before the well being is present? How have you conditioned your self to meet the day? Routine can be reassuring and can be grinding also.

What if you changed your expectations a bit? What if you woke up and felt good? What if the twinges of the body were only that, just a twinge of memory of before you did something and after you did something, colliding, and could be reset? The dreams and nightmares of the night before only ways to work out the puzzles in life? What if your emotional terrain was clear and connected and where you started your day from? That is the routine I would like to embrace more than not. I am working at it. I am playing at letting go of the things that I think define me upon waking and challenging myself to question all, assume nothing. If every day started that way, what would I be free to see and experience new? It is not the coffee that gets me going, it is not the fear that I will be late to work, or even the need to get the others in the house going. It is only my heart, willing to beat another moment in joyous contemplation of another beat and appreciation of all the beats before and that might be in my future. That is the routine I look I embrace. My willingness to look at what says otherwise is my routine of curiosity, questioning, engaging, evolving.

I don’t want to wake up every morning feeling the same old stuff if I don’t have to. I want to feel something new and different no matter what it might be. I can’t couch it in only feel good if I am in fear of not feeling good. It has to come from within a space of “Feeling is good and feeling good is even better. And I will feel many things and it is all part of the whole of being and feeling. All of it is life.”

Take a moment to notice what it is you feel upon waking. Let it be okay and then let it be only a starting point. Take the moments to go through what is possible in that day if wonder and delight were real and available. Find that state and invite it in if it is out there somewhere. Then get up and start your day.


Janet Barrett

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