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The Asian Women – Breaking the Norm Podcast is designed to give listeners a chance to listen into some really mentally stimulating conversations with success-driven Asian women, who have broken the boundaries of traditional expectations and have shown perseverance, courage and determination to achieve their dreams. I want to help our listeners live the life they have always dreamed of living. I want every women and especially Asian women to know, feel and experience their own strength. In th ...
 
The Blazing World by Margaret Cavendish is, all at once, a satire, a treatise on natural philosophy, a work of proto-science fiction, and a defiant venture into a scientific world where women were not usually allowed. It tells the tale of a young Lady who is kidnapped by a man that tries to sail away with her. Through divine interference, however, the ship is tossed into a storm and everyone but the Lady perishes. Blown up to the North Pole, she inadvertently passes into to another world, th ...
 
Follow the footsteps of the great Polar explorers. Sail to some of the most remote settlements. Encounter calming glaciers and rare wildlife. Meet the women and men who dreamt of exploring the seas and going beyond all they had envisioned. Listen to field recordings and the narratives of the characters who make these expeditions so unique.The Ocean Waves Podcast is an invitation for you to join us as we explore the most remote regions of our planet through stories, expertise and tips by prof ...
 
Exploring the past, present, and future of Canadian rowing athletes on their path to Tokyo 2020 - with a few meandering detours. Presented by Nicola Wealth. www.nicolawealth.com Your host, Adam Kreek, is an Executive Business Coach, author, and a two-time Olympian who won Gold as a member of the Men’s Eight at Beijing 2008. In this podcast, you’ll hear how the next generation of elite rowers evolved to who they are today, the challenges and excitements within their current training plan, and ...
 
Set in nineteenth century New England, Little Women follows the lives of the four March sisters-Jo, Beth, Amy and Meg. The novel is a classic rites of passage story, that has often split literature critics but has been adored by many over the years. Intended as a book for young girls, the book is too sentimental for some but plenty of adults and young men have Little Women firmly featured in their best books of all time. The pace of the novel can be slow at times and the language almost too ...
 
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Red Bull X-Alps is an elite adventure race, a unique test of flying skills and physical endurance – and for most of the men and women taking part, a competition they don’t have a hope in hell of winning. For 12 days, this exceptional group of ultra-prepared athletes will hike up into the mountains for altitude, paraglide for hours in pursuit of dis…
 
Reetika’s special guest this week is Mayah Riaz, PR to the stars, publicity coach and also the founder of Social Media Kindness Day, which aims to establish the message that social media should be a place where people can socialise, network, do business, and live 'their best life' without fear of negativity. Mayah also shares how she became a PR to…
 
What is it like to win a world championship and hug your cancer-free mom? What's the difference between peak racing performance and steady training performance? What does crying tell you during training? How do you manage clinical depression while training for the Olympics? We find these answers in today's episode with Hillary Janssens and Caileigh…
 
Dr. Gafney and I also discuss why the original Hebrew language is important and how the bias (intentional or invisible) of the interpreters will influence how YOU read the text and think about God. Learn more about Dr. Gafney HERE Buy her book Womanist Midrash and look at her upcoming book The Women’s Lectionary: Preaching the Women of the Bible Th…
 
Without a World Cup race under her belt, Austrian 19-year old Valentina "Vali" Höll is already being tipped to dominate downhill mountain biking. She comes from a family steeped in the sports’ history and grew up idolising Rachel Atherton – so we thought why not see what the young rider can learn from her hero? The two of them joined a call ahead o…
 
Growth for achievement often isn't a transformation that we go through. More accurately, we often experience a confirmation of who we should be and how we should act. In the first episode of Row Row Tokyo, let's get to know the Canadian Men's Pair, Conlin McCabe and Kai Langerfeld, training for Tokyo 2020. We dive into: How sport is an escape from …
 
Catherine Ricketts is an essayist and songwriter whose nonfiction centers on the arts, grief, joy, and spirituality. Her artistic and thoughtful skill is evident in her writing. Her openness about personal challenges is an invitation to readers. To those who have courage, here is the path. It is hard. But come. Find out more about Catherine Rickett…
 
In this episode, Manmeet will be sharing her experience about her personal grief and loss and on how she overcame it. She will also be talking about how she used the Demartini Method and the 100% success rate that helped her and her clients. Sit back, relax and enjoy!💜 BEST MOMENTS: 3:00- Helping people 5:45- Even a coach needs a coach 8:27- Experi…
 
Catherine Ricketts is an essayist and songwriter. Her nonfiction focuses on the arts, grief, joy, and spirituality. Her beautifully crafted words usher her readers into difficult places and then she stays to point readers towards the beauty and the light. Find out more about Catherine Ricketts and sign up for her newsletter HERE. Follow her on Inst…
 
We are 15 metres underground in a silent, echoing cave. Only the solemn plop of icy, freshwater can be heard, woven between our awed whispers. I take two big breaths, the chill of the encompassing sapphire water temporarily forgotten. Two metres down, with lungs bursting only moments after a big breath, I turn underwater to head through to the next…
 
Nicolas Kotar comes from a long line of priests in the Orthodox church, yet he chose to make a career out of literature - although he ended up ordained in the church as well! He writes epic fantasy and science fiction inspired by Slavic fairy tales. Why? Because, as he says, fairy tales, particularly Russian fairy tales, have profound, even spiritu…
 
In this episode you will come across some empowering messages stemming from the journey of a woman who is instrumental in designing covid diagnostics. Eesha is a start-up founder and scientist based in California, she contributed to research for developing Covid diagnostics. She talks about how parenting led her into choosing her career and also sh…
 
Nicolas Kotar comes from a long line of priests in the Orthodox church, yet he chose to make a career out of literature - although he ended up ordained in the church as well! He writes epic fantasy and science fiction inspired by Slavic fairy tales. Why? Because, as he says, fairy tales, particularly Russian fairy tales, have profound, even spiritu…
 
Reverand Dr. Jaqueline Dyer is the Associate Director of the Doctor of Social Work Program and Associate Professor of Practice at Simmons University's School of Social Work. We are discussing her chapter called "From historical trauma to Shalom." Find out more about Dr. Dyer HERE Explore more in the book The Gospel Haymanot Contact me through Narra…
 
Whether you are looking to transition from being a corporate employee to being a business owner, or you are already in business, there are several unanswered questions in your mind. Sometimes these unanswered questions can be the difference between surviving and thriving in life. Masterminding is a practice that allows business owners both seasoned…
 
Find out more about Dr. Dyer HERE Explore more in the book The Gospel Haymanot Contact me through Narrative of Place Other resources: Join Cyndi Parker's Patreon Team! Learn more about me and sign up for Food and Wine Tours of Israel/Palestine. Buy my new book Encountering Jesus in Real World of the Gospels or listen to the audio or read the eBook!…
 
For this bonus episode, we meet Steven – “A regular guy with good job in the city … and in a split second, I was living my life second by second” when he was knocked off his bike on his way to work – and Sam, who injured her spinal cord when she fell from a 20 foot balcony. What have their extraordinary stories got to do with the Wings for Life Wor…
 
First stop, Salinas, an over-nighter from San Diego, into a new marina. The entrance is narrow and has a distinct ‘east coast of Australia bar’ feel, creating a strong desire to make use of a rather large blindfold. The marina is reasonable at $30 US per night, but there is no running water directly to each slip. The key advantage is the assistance…
 
Dr. Jill Firth is a lecturer of Hebrew and Old Testament at Ridley College in Parkville Australia. She contributed to the newly released book titled The Bible and Mental Health and is one of the editors of Grounded in the Body, in Time and Place, in Scripture. You can find out more about her HERE. And you can find her on Twitter HERE. Other resourc…
 
The episode is full of hints and tips about overcoming your limiting beliefs and taking the first step into business. Deenita Pattni has years of experience working as a trainer in a corporate environment and she utilised her experience to start her own company. She is multi award-winning trainer, mentor, speaker coach & TED X speaker, No 1 Best se…
 
Jazz is the best combination of freedom and protest-not only in its sound but in the music theory itself. It seems to be made to contain the words of Frederick Douglass . Learn more about Ruth Naomi Floyd and sign up to be notified of her new releases! Get David Blight's book on Frederick Douglass HERE Join Cyndi Parker's Patreon Team! Learn more a…
 
Kartika Nair is the founder of Synchroshakti. Her purpose is to create content to empower people mentally, emotionally and spiritually, through YouTube videos, coaching, training and higher conscious music. Kartika shares how her childhood experience of rejection framed her confidence as an adult. She shares tips on how to overcome past trauma to r…
 
Jazz is the best combination of freedom and protest-not only in its sound but in the music theory itself. This week we talk about the Bible as improv music. Each soloist, each member of that band is aligned and united in the conversation, but yet have a chance to speak their own words and their own beliefs and their own opinions. But then they come…
 
Dr. Glanville was a professional Jazz musician who later specialized in biblical studies. This week we discuss how two opposite sounding emotions are heard together in the Blues. We also discuss how the Blues and Jazz are foundational for so many other music genres we love. It also can be a great metaphor for how we bring biblical traditions to bea…
 
It stole our hearts, we wanted to stay. The island's charm, the people, the way of life appealed to us both, although we tried we couldn't. We did make the most of our stay - dancing, lunching, sharing, making new friends, even doing the laundry became a cherished memory! Join us in Aitutaki... where the women chew tobaccy.....…
 
Dr. Glanville was a professional Jazz musician who later specialized in biblical studies. Dr. Glanville teaches us how to hear the foundational characteristics in Blues music and then shares with us what the history of the Blues. Join us for a great conversation and a personalized concert! AND if you want to join Mark Glanville for weekly Jazz and …
 
Does sailing on the Mediterranean change your perspective when you return to Jerusalem? Dr. Stutzman thinks it does. And the ancient rules of the Sea? Well, if they are "avoid disaster," then they most certainly continue to apply today! Join the Patreon Team! Learn more about Dr. Linford Stutzman HERE See Dr. Stutzman's book Sailing Acts Want to go…
 
Jump on board Jimmy Spithill’s AC75 yacht as we take you on an immersive ride to the centre of one of the planet's wildest races - The America's Cup. Hear what it sounds like being in the middle of the action with a team functioning in high pressure, at high pace and using the latest global technology to go faster than anyone before on water. Austr…
 
This is a long read taken from RedBull.com. When the F1 season started in Austria, coming back after the break due to Coronavirus, teams were very limited in the number of people they could bring with them. That only increased the importance of the ‘left behind’ operation back at the team HQ in Milton Keynes. As well as people who support designing…
 
In this episode, Dr. Richter also discusses the self-restraint required by God of his people and what we can do in our modern, industrialized age to create a healthier relationship with the environment. Join the Patreon Team! Find out more about Dr. Richter HERE Her book Stewards of Eden is an IVP Reader's Choice nominee! Learn more about me and si…
 
This is a long read taken from The Red Bulletin magazine. It’s about a group of all-female roller skaters who are taking control of the skateparks of Athens, in the face of a skate scene that’s still largely dominated by men. Chicks in Bowls, Athens meet regularly to skate, express themselves, and explore new corners of the city together. It’s an i…
 
On this episode of Ocean Waves Podcast we invited the founders of Greenland Trees to our Copenhagen headquarters for a conversation on their project, which aims to draw down atmospheric carbon, capturing atmospheric CO2 by planting trees in southern Greenland where trees thrive today. As part of Albatros Expeditions' Corporate Social Responsibility…
 
Award-winning photographer and regular contributor to the BBC, Renato Granieri has been featured in a number of international contests, and visited over 70 countries. Renato talks to us about his greatest passion: Documenting the world with his lens. "You can decide to watch a documentary... or be a part of it" he adds, when talking about his passi…
 
Ursula grew up in Switzerland where she enjoyed the outdoors and developed a strong interest in nature, animals and conservation. She has an MSc in Marine Mammal Science, from the University of St. Antdrews, Scotland. Her focus became the little known but highly fascinating common minke whale. She's a lecturer and expedition guide for Albatros Expe…
 
On this episode of @oceanwavespodcast our guest is Gregers Gjersøe, the man who crossed the South Pole (and Greenland!!!) on skis. Polar adventurer, author, lecturer, expedition guide and founder of the Polar School in Denmark, Gregers Gjersøe has made it a profession to dream impossible feats... and then surprising everyone, including himself, by …
 
This is a long read taken from The Red Bulletin magazine. Cooped up during the pandemic, a crew of Wyoming outdoor athletes decided to bring the adventure closer to home. They planned a local mountain triathlon – colloquially known as a ‘picnic’ – and a new event they named the Laramie Brunch was born. Written by Mark Jenkins, this story is a remin…
 
There are assorted methods to choose from to achieve the same thing. Whether at anchor, or in the mosquito-infested marina, there is a standard three days to complete all the paperwork. Once you have handed over all your dollars to anyone you meet, lied through your teeth, and signed your life away, you accomplish your “go through” date. Depending …
 
Behind schedule by three months (due to problems on terra firma not nautical) we hurriedly sailed 2,500 miles in six weeks to enable us to witness for ourselves why the San Blas is “a place to see”. We are also preparing for the Panama Canal experience, traversing the magnificent Pacific Ocean and heading home to Australia. We left Demopolis Alabam…
 
Join the Patreon Team! Find out more about Dr. Phillips HERE See her book With God, Nothing is Impossible And her book discussed on this show: An Introduction to Reading Biblical Wisdom Texts Learn more about me and sign up for Food and Wine Tours of Israel/Palestine. Buy my new book Encountering Jesus in Real World of the Gospels or listen to the …
 
We speak with Carlin Isles, the fastest rugby player in the world and an athlete who's raced against some of the quickest sprinters in history. Having famously said no to the NFL, he's represented the USA in both Rugby Sevens and on the track and hopes 2021 will see his dreams come true in both and become a household name not just in his home count…
 
Dr. Elaine Phillips joins us to discuss what Israelite wisdom texts are and why we need them in the Bible. We get into the book of Proverbs and discuss who the Proverbs 31 woman really is. Join the Patreon Team! Find out more about Dr. Phillips HERE See her book With God, Nothing is Impossible And her book discussed on this show: An Introduction to…
 
Natural Selection Tour is the first winter sports event series to showcase the world’s top riders from Olympians to big mountain film icons as they compete on the planet’s most exciting natural and naturally-enhanced terrain. On this episode our host Nick Bright and ex-pro-snowboarder Tina Dixon speak with snowboarding legend and Natural Selection …
 
This is a long read taken from The Red Bulletin. Listen to 6 stories from the underground astronauts, aka terranauts, exploring worlds beneath the surface of the earth. From microbiologists using caving to research antibiotic resistance, hanging out in caves so big they have their own weather systems, to urban explorers who traverse enormous sewer …
 
Positive mentality, dealing with adversity, philosophies of leadership and how a trip round the world changed so much perspective. These are just a few of the topics that Jesse Marsch, Red Bull Salzburg’s manager, shares in this interview. Taken from the official Red Bull Salzburg podcast Pressing Questions, this interview is packed with background…
 
This is a long read taken from The Red Bulletin. Ex-British Special Forces soldier Nirmal Purja was not taken seriously by the mountain team when he set himself the challenge of scaling the only 14 peaks in the world which are above 8000m. The previous fastest-known time for completing this was almost 8 years. Nims did it in just 6 months. Hear his…
 
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