A dog can be more than a homeless person’s best friend. It provides warmth, protection, and companionship. Troy Williams of RoadDogs Outreach shares his experiences of assisting the homeless to feed and care for their furry friends.
Category Archives: health
Veteran comic and V.A.
Navy veteran Jason Mack shares his story about the horrors of the Veterans Administration in seeking medical help, and channeling his dark place into a comedy set.
Dr. Ernie Bodai and the breast cancer postage stamp
Pushing the envelope … well, pushing the stamp on the envelope … Dr. Ernie Bodai went where no man had gone before in funding breast cancer research: a fundraising postage stamp. Although it originated in the United States, it is now raising funds in over 70 countries. Today, you’ll meet Dr. Bodai, his long-time friend Joe Whalen, and Breck Philip of the Blue Gaucho Project (who will be performing at Blues for the Stamp), another strong supporter of the global breast cancer postage stamp campaign.
Broken hearts and yoga
There is no shortcut in moving through loss, whether it be job, relationship, pet, or death. In those moments when you’re home alone, without friends or family beside you, what can you do to ease the pain? Michelle Paisley, certified yoga instructor, offers her insightful book, Yoga for a Broken Heart; A Spiritual Guide to Healing from Break-up, Loss, Death or Divorce,” which offers practical tools.
Hemp and marijuana
Hemp’s negative press has been fueled by competing industries in lumber and petroleum. This week, I speak with Magic J. Ellingson, activist and inspiration behind the Henry Hemp comic books, and Bob Dale of Hemp, Inc. about the personal and environmental benefits of hemp.
Happiness and Life
For six years, Edwin Edebiri, MBA of the I Am Happy Project has been promoting the benefits of happiness, and the simple steps one may take to achieve it.