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Everyday Heroes with Laraine Salazar

Everyday Heroes with Laraine Salazar

By Laraine Salazar
Laraine Salazar brings listeners into the lives of everyday people making a positive difference and impact in the world based on the work they do, the lives they lead, and the impressions they make. Laraine shines a light into the lives of those who don't ordinarily get the spotlight, and discovers why these people are in fact Everyday Heroes. Here is their story.

Laraine Salazar is an award-winning writer and actress who holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism. Everyday Heroes is a project inspired by all those who inspire her.
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Rashawn Copeland - Start Where You Are
Rashawn Copeland is an online pastor, host of The Scripture and Stories podcast, and author of the newly released book, Start Where You Are: How God Meets You In Your Mess, Loves You Through It, and Leads You Out Of It.
40:58
October 19, 2020
Richard Palmer - Living the Artful Life
Richard Palmer is a counselor, poet, and a leader of men’s work,  focusing on restoring the life of the soul and living the artful life.
1:08:35
August 19, 2020
Tom McGee
Laraine sits down to talk one on one with Tom McGee, a  licensed clinical social worker, who has worked as a psychotherapist for  over 40 years, focusing on emotional and spiritual growth. In this  episode we focus on the role of men in our society and how it has  changed over the last 50 years or so, has this change led to a loss of  identity among men in our current times, if so, how?  Where does therapy  fit in? What are the benefits of men in therapy? The epidemic of loneliness and the importance of making friendship a priority.
1:03:22
July 3, 2020
Weight-loss, Momming, and real life.
Cheryl G. keeps it real - juggling mom life (mom of 3), losing over 50 lbs. postpartum with hard work, diet and lifestyle change and battling things that we can all relate to, finding a routine and knowing triggers. There is a very big voice that doesn't always get the facetime it deserves, and that is the face of mom.
49:55
February 26, 2020
Everyday Heroes: You are not alone. Lauren Eckstrom shares her personal story of miscarriage.
Lauren Eckstrom, yoga teacher, meditation teacher and author, opens up about a very personal topic, loss. She shares her own personal story, as she lost her unborn child at eleven weeks pregnant. In our culture this topic doesn’t always get the awareness it deserves. There is a lot of stigma surrounding it, leaving many to feel silenced. This discussion with Lauren even brings up how we define brave in our culture, and maybe something we need to redefine by ways of reception and outlook.
50:52
November 20, 2019
Kevin McGeehan: Comedian, Story Teller, and Teacher.
In this interview we talk about the power of story telling and sharing your story, doing the right thing, and breaking through the fear of vulnerability; how fear can transform to courage and shame can transform to freedom.
1:27:59
September 9, 2019
Kate Neligan: Equine-Partnered Life and Career Coach
Kate Neligan is an Equine-Partnered Life and Career Coach, using the healing ability of horses to assist her clients in life and career coaching. Her company Conscious Rockstar, specializes in empowering individuals and corporate groups to become more powerful, present, and connected. In this interview we talk everything horses, and she breaks down why equine coaching works.
47:16
August 14, 2019
Yomassage Instructor Dori Lancaster
Laraine sits down with yomassage instructor Dori Lancaster to talk yoga, veganism, motherhood, and, most importantly, break down what the heck "yomassage" is.
47:39
May 21, 2019
Everyday Heroes: Tommy Rosen
Tommy Rosen, yoga instructor, founder of Recovery 2.0, author of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction. Tommy Rosen, in long term recovery himself, walks the walk. He has reached and continues to reach so many who struggle with addiction. His website: recovery2point0.com
47:15
March 13, 2019
Everyday Heroes: Beki Hill - Foster Care
Beki Hill, MFT, keeps it real as we talk mental health, addiction, and foster care. Ms. Hill currently works with the Children's Bureau.
44:19
March 7, 2019
Everyday Heroes: Dr. Armaiti May
Dr. Armaiti May, DVM, is an integrative house call veterinarian, and vegan advocate. She is also the founder of Veterinary Association for the Protection of Animals (VAPA) a non-profit organization to educate the veterinary profession about the benefits of vegan eating and encourage veterinary schools to offer humane surgical teaching methods to students. In this episode we talk veganism, helping homeless pets, and vaccines.
46:00
March 7, 2019
Everyday Heroes: Zoe Quechla Maxwell
Zoe Quechla Maxwell, is an art therapist, mother, grandmother, world traveler, and giver extraordinaire. She shares stories of her richly colorful life from working in hospice, to living off the grid to traveling the world bringing art therapy to all walks of life recovering from trauma. 
1:01:02
March 7, 2019
Travis Eliot and Lauren Eckstrom - Yin Yoga
Travis Eliot & Lauren Eckstrom are a married couple who've been sharing yoga across the globe for years, including bringing yoga inside prisons and changing the lives of the incarcerated. It begs the question; if those behind bars had been exposed to this practice in early years, would their lives have ended up differently? As Travis talks about the "product of our environments", we reflect on our own lives, the environments we were brought up in, and the state of the environments we create for ourselves.
1:03:02
December 4, 2018
Mother and Yoga Instructor Alexis Cox
Laraine Salazar interviews mother and yoga instructor Alexis Cox about the real day in, day out roles of motherhood that often go unspoken on a conventional level. The breakdown of the “village” and its modern day effects, the generational myths we’ve somehow been led to believe and the good, the hard and the unpredictable aspects of motherhood. You can find more information at radhahomeyoga.com
56:57
August 17, 2018