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The Gift of Sexuality

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The Gift of Sexuality

Teens talk and the world listens every Tuesday NOON PT on the Voice America Kids Network. Produced by StarStyle® Productions, LLC and Cynthia Brian, these young adults know how to rock and express their unique views. Join the fun!

What is sexuality? Most people will immediately assume we are talking about engaging in a sexual act, however, sexuality is not just about sex. From birth until death, every person is a sexual being. Sexuality defines our gender and can be a complex aspect of our personality. It is how we feel about ourselves. Sexuality is not so much about what you do, but who you are. Hosts Brigitte Jia and Katie Choo interview Dr. Karen Rayne about her book, GIRL: Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You, a growing-up guide for the 21st century by Karen Rayne, PhD—a nationally recognized educator, trainer, author, and expert in sexuality education. Welcoming and inclusive of all self-identified girls, GIRL is uncensored, unbiased, and jam-packed with what today’s teenage girls want and need to know about healthy sexuality, loving relationships, and gender fluidity, as well as thornier subjects such as STI’s, consent, and sexual assault. The hosts also read The Gift of Sexuality by Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany from the book Be the Star You Are!® for Teens and Katie gives insights about careers involving the study of sexuality.

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Karen Rayne, PhD, is an educator, trainer, and nationally recognized expert on sexuality. Karen lives in Austin, TX, where she runs a sexuality-education nonprofit called Unhushed, working with people of all ages to make information and conversations about sexuality accessible. Her goal is to ensure everyone has someone to talk with about sexuality and a place to find honest, accurate information. Because she can’t talk with everyone, she writes books like this one. http://karenrayne.com/

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Kindness and Caring plus Nickelodeon’s Ella Anderson By Cynthia Brian

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Kindness and Caring plus Nickelodeon’s Ella Anderson By Cynthia Brian


“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.”

As we celebrate the 104th birthday of Mother Teresa, it’s appropriate to broadcast a program that focuses on the wisdom of kindness.  Hosts Henna Hundal and Asya Gonzalez with reporter Ryan Sim serve up simple ways to show you care such as

·  Compliment three people.

·  Write a hand-written note.

·  Say good morning to everyone.

·  Pick up litter.

·  Place uplifting notes in library books, on restroom mirrors, on someone’s locker, or on their computer screen.

·  Dedicate 24 hours to spreading positivity on social media.

·  Hold up inspiring signs during rush hour.

·  Leave a generous tip.

·  Send flowers to a friend.

.Cook dinner for your family.

.Help a friend move or clean.

.Volunteer at a convalescent hospital

.Pamper yourself!

Read uplifting, inspiring books, a short chapter at a time such as Be the Star You Are!® 99 Gifts for Living, Loving, Laughing, and Learning to Make a Difference, or Be the Star You Are!® for TEENS.

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After a healthy dose of opportunities for acts of kindness, Henna and Asya interview ten-year-old actress, Ella Anderson, starring as Piper in the Nickelodeon series, Henry Danger. Ella began acting professionally at age five and has worked with Kurt Russell, James Franco, Vince Vaughn, and more. Her two dogs keep her kind and grounded.

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”  Mother Teresa

Listen at Voice America and also at Express Yourself! Teen Radio

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Express Yourself!™ Teen Radio is produced by Cynthia Brian of Starstyle® Productions, llc as an outreach program of Be the Star You Are!® charity. For information on being a guest email  caiekelley@gmail.com. To make a tax-deductible donation to keep this positive youth programming broadcasting weekly to international audiences, visit the website and Click here to Donate.   Thanks for supporting teens!

Monday Be Well Meditation from Mother Teresa & Be Well Cleanse Day 18 By Jamie Relei

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Monday Be Well Meditation from Mother Teresa & Be Well Cleanse Day 18 By Jamie Relei

Mother Theresa

Happy Monday Everyone!  What better way to start the week than some Monday Be Well Meditation Inspiration from one of the most angelic women who lived on this earth – Mother Teresa!  Forgiveness and letting go can be very powerful during the cleanse process.  In honor or Be Well Cleanse Day 18, I invite each of us to take Mother Teresa’s words to heart and to meditate on the statement that “In the end, it is between you and God.  It was never between you and them anway.”  We are all on a journey.  Hope you enjoy some extra peace in your life today as you make time to connect with your Maker about the things that are between you and God…anyway.

Be Well Today and Always,

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