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Alika Hope and Change

Alika Hope and Change

By Alika Hope
Alika Hope and Change is a podcast featuring Alika Hope and her big brother Emille Bryant (the "Change"). The podcast focuses on themes of hope, joy, self-efficacy, and embracing change as a vehicle for growth. First episode aired on July 30th, 2020 in honor of International Day of Friendship!

Talent: Alika Hope and Emille Bryant
Producer and Sound Engineer: Jaeme Brennan McDonald/Mixed by Soundchild
Theme Song: Alika Hope, Lawrence V. White, Doug Wilson
Instrumental Music: Lawrence V. White
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Episode IV-I'm Bored!-Why Boredom Creates Change

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Episode XXV: Out of the Mountain of Despair, a Stone of Hope-Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service
Monday, January 18th is MLK Day. Today's episode is dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In his honor, Alika and Emille discuss service, both in the past and in 2021. How can we volunteer and serve others in this time of virtual life?  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
January 14, 2021
Episode XXIV: 52, Change, and You
It's the first Thursday of 2021! In 2021, there are 52 Thursdays (yes, Alika counted each one). Join Alika and Emille as they talk about the number 52, and how many things you can really do each Thursday. Besides listen to Alika Hope and Change of course... Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
30:00
January 7, 2021
Episode XXIII: "It's a Wrap! Goodbye 2020, Hope you Learned your Lesson"
It's New Year's Eve! On today's episode Alika and Emille discuss 2020, New Year's resolutions, Alika sings a well-known song (or 2) that sum up her feelings about 2020, and Emille inspires us with his limitless retirement returns plan. Don't miss it!
29:58
December 31, 2020
Episode XXII: If it Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It...And if it Breaks, There's Still Hope!
Things break. Kids break stuff, we break stuff, sometimes things just break down. Who do we call? What tools do we use to fix things? Join Alika and Emille as they talk about the breaking and fixing of both literal and figurative items.  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:47
December 24, 2020
Episode XXI: TV Shows Discovered When We Changed From Going Out to Staying In
Join Alika and Emille as they share revelations they discovered on the small screen while staying home in 2020. Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:49
December 17, 2020
Episode XX-The Hope and Health of Laughter
Alika and Emille discuss the health benefits of laughter...while laughing at themselves...
30:00
December 11, 2020
Episode XIX: Books That Have Changed Us
Join Alika, Emile, and special guest librarian Rachel Tonucci as they discuss books that have brought hope and change to their lives!  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:22
December 3, 2020
Episode XVIII-Thanksgiving Hope...and FOOD
Join Alika and Emille as they give thanks for their diverse Thanksgiving food experiences. Yum Yum Yum!
29:01
November 26, 2020
Episode XVII-Don’t change it...Work It! A workout regimen for today-and when I’m 64 (or 74, 84...)
Learn the 4 secrets to Emille's workout regimen-and why it works for everyone, for life!  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
November 19, 2020
Episode XVI: The Hope and Change in Scenery
Ohhhh the places we'll go...when we can move around freely again. In today's episode, Alika and Emille discuss the "little" things they miss about being away from home, and the hope and change in scenery. Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
30:00
November 12, 2020
Episode XV: Change your life with a pet!
People everywhere have had to social distance to some extent...but you can change your life with a pet! On this episode Alika and Emille discuss different types of pets and how they can change your life and promote your health.  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:31
November 5, 2020
Episode XIV-The Power and Hope in Play
Stop playin'! The play's the thing... It's just child's play...Or is it? Alika and Emille discuss the importance of play for adults and how playfulness gives us power-and hope.  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
October 29, 2020
Episode XIII-Celebrities we have known...And how they changed us
Betty White's career has spanned 8 decades...But which decade did Alika meet her in? And what famous talk show host called out Emille for his loud woo woo? And what's this about Darth Vader and pizza?  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
30:00
October 22, 2020
Episode XII: Weird Facts from Our Changing World
Facts nerds unite! Take a break from the chaos around us. Today we've done a power search of resources from all over the globe to start our conversation around weird and interesting facts about common (and not so common) items... Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
October 15, 2020
Episode XI-Star Wars vs Star Trek : Which Gives Us More Hope?
Join Alika, Emille and our special guest (and our producer) Jaeme Brennan McDonald as we discuss Star Wars vs. Star Trek. Emille and Jaeme are always (no, really ALWAYS) talking about Star Wars and Star Trek behind the scenes here, and today Alika asked them to talk with you, our listeners, about all of the symbols of hope and acceptance hidden beneath the science fiction facade.  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
October 8, 2020
Episode X-What Superpowers Would You Use to Change Your World?
Shape shifting? Teleportation? What superpower would you choose to change your world? Today Alika and Emille discuss superpowers they would choose (and maybe even make up their own superpower...) to change their worlds.  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
October 1, 2020
Episode IX-Personality: Change It? Or Embrace it?
ENFJ? ISTP? Who?? In this episode Alika and Emille talk about their recent experience with personality tests and how their personalities have (and haven't) changed over the years.  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
September 24, 2020
Episode VIII-The Hope in Failure
In this episode Alika and Emille challenge the belief that failure is bad, and ask listeners to consider the HOPE in failure.  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
30:00
September 17, 2020
Episode VII-Creating Hope and Change Through Movement
In this episode Alika and Emille learn all about fascia. Excuse me the what?! The wonderful, bendable, workable FASCIA!  Today's episode features special guest Cate Vallone, Owner and Founder of Evolution Pilates. Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
30:00
September 10, 2020
Episode VI-Vacations we HAVE taken-and how they changed us
Last episode Alika and Emille talked about vacations they have NOT taken, while this episode they discuss vacations they HAVE taken! On today's episode we discuss how these vacations changed them-for the better!  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:17
September 3, 2020
Episode V-Vacations we have never taken...But hope to
Join hosts Alika Hope and Emille Bryant as this world-traveling sister/brother duo discuss vacations...With a twist!  On today's episode we discuss vacations we have NEVER taken. Places like the Ice Hotel and the (not-so) famous Memorial to the Unknown Bureaucrat! Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
August 27, 2020
Episode IV-I'm Bored!-Why Boredom Creates Change
Join hosts Alika Hope and Emille Bryant as this sister/brother duo discuss boredom. But we guarantee you won't be bored by this conversation!  Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
August 20, 2020
Episode III-Tools for Life Change Remodeling
Join hosts Alika Hope and Emille Bryant as this sister/brother duo share with you some Tools for Life! You'll never think the same away about a hammer and screwdriver again!   Alika and Emille's laughter, camaraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
August 13, 2020
Episode II-Let Go (But Keep Hope)
Join hosts Alika Hope and Emille Bryant as this sister/brother duo explore what it means to Let Go!  Alika and Emille's laughter, camraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life.
29:58
August 6, 2020
Premiere Episode-International Day of Friendship-How Friendship Keeps Us Hopeful
Join hosts Alika Hope and Emille Bryant as this sister/brother duo explore friendship and the traits that make a good friend!  Alika and Emille's laughter, camraderie, deep thoughts and random song musings are sure to bring Hope to your day and Change to your life. 
29:57
July 30, 2020
Bonus Episode: About Alika and Emille
In this episode, learn about Alika Hope and Emille Bryant (the "Change"). Join them on an honest and at times hilarious tour of their life's highlights and experiences. 
10:49
March 19, 2020