Conversations Live With Vicki St. Clair

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Vicki brings you inspiring and stimulating conversations with innovative business leaders, cutting edge medical and health professionals, authors, filmmakers, journalists, adventurers and ordinary people, leading extraordinary lives. Live well - live strong!

Episodes

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 10 - 14 - 19 Austin Kleon, Andrew Fazekas, Tammy Nelson

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 10 - 14 - 19 Austin Kleon, Andrew Fazekas, Tammy Nelson

    14/10/2019 Duration: 54min

    So when the going gets tough, what do the tough do? They Keep Going! Creativity expert Austin Kleon returns with his latest book to share ways to stay creative in good times and bad. Find out why this “writer who draws” describes himself as a mongrel, and how that benefits his work. Why he says life is for art, and not other way around. How burnout can strike even if you love what you do. And, the big question, can you separate the art from the man, and the man from the art? Austin Kleon’s New York Times bestselling books include Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work. Are you a stargazer? Andrew Fazekas is. So much so, that his passion for stargazing developed into a star-studded career, earning him the alias “The Night Sky Guy”. Today, he shares fun science facts, such as what causes the elusive “green flash” at sunset. And sheds light on his partnership with National Geographic to take the world’s first open-air, augmented-reality planetarium, to a global audience. Exciting times in Backyard Guide

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 10 - 07 - 19 Jane Finkle, Reshma Saujani

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 10 - 07 - 19 Jane Finkle, Reshma Saujani

    07/10/2019 Duration: 54min

    Young boys are taught to be bold and adventurous, young women are taught to be prim, proper, and demure. Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder by Reshma Saujani shows you how to end your love affair with perfection and rewire yourself for bravery. Reshma began her career as an attorney and activist., surging onto the political scene in 2010 as the first Indian American woman to run for U.S. Congress. She is Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization. Next, while the squeaky wheel gets the grease, remove the quiet wheel and the bike becomes useless. Jane Finkle knows firsthand the unique challenges and obstacles introverts face. Her new book, The Introvert’s Complete Career Guide: From Landing a Job, to Surviving, Thriving, and Moving on Up, provides the tools to creating a path to a more fulfilling life. Jane has 25 years of experience as a career coach for universities and has run her own career counseling firm since 2002.

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 09 - 30 - 19 Kimberly Friedmutter, Victoria Dahl

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 09 - 30 - 19 Kimberly Friedmutter, Victoria Dahl

    30/09/2019 Duration: 54min

    Your highest goals and deepest desires are well within reach, the trick is unlocking your self-empowerment. Today, we will demystify tapping into your hidden ability to navigate life’s hurdles, reduce stress, improve sleep, overcome addiction, get fit, and achieve career goals. Stars and political power brokers alike have used the techniques found in Subconscious Power: Use Your Inner Mind to Create the Life You’ve Always Wanted. Kimberly Friedmutter is a UCLA Health Systems Board Member, Certified Master Hypnotist, Spiritual Counselor Specialist, Medical and Dental Specialist, and board-certified on the American Board of Hypnotherapy among other organizations. She has appeared on Entertainment Tonight, The Doctors, TLC, CNN, and more. “Love stories and scary stories are flip sides of the same coin. They each tap into the most basic human drives: to survive and to mate.” From high in the Wasach Mountains of Utah comes Victoria Helen Stone, formerly known as Victoria Dahl. Why the pseudonym? Find out to

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 09 - 23 - 19 Dan Millman, Susan Hand Shetterly

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 09 - 23 - 19 Dan Millman, Susan Hand Shetterly

    23/09/2019 Duration: 53min

    Known as the Peaceful Warrior, Dan Millman returns to Conversations Live today to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Life You Were Born to Live: A Guide to Finding Your Life Purpose. The new revised edition includes key spiritual laws to overcome life’s hurdles, how to live in harmony with the nine-year cycles of your life, and more. Dan is a former world champion athlete, university coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor. He has authored 17 books, and delivers keynotes, seminars, and workshops to people from all walks of life. Next, nature writer Susan Hand Shetterly takes you on a journey from her native Maine, to Canada, Wales, Japan, the Philippines, and beyond, as she reveals the hidden world of nature’s most abundant resource. Her latest book, Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water’s Edge comes out in August. An award-winning author of nine books, Susan has also written for several magazines, including Down East, Yankee, and Audubon Magazine. She was a contributing writer for M

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 09 - 16 - 19 Meredith May, Laurie Halse Anderson

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 09 - 16 - 19 Meredith May, Laurie Halse Anderson

    16/09/2019 Duration: 54min

    Today, we pollinate your mind with a buzzworthy guest … literally. Meredith May learned some of life’s most pivotal lessons about community, loyalty and survival from one of nature’s most fragile and important creatures. Raised by her fourth generation beekeeper grandfather while her mother’s mental state slowly deteriorated, Meredith found everything she needed to know about family was buzzing right there in the hive. Her new memoir is The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees. Meredith spent sixteen years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where her narrative reporting won the PEN USA Literary Award for Journalism and was shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize. She is a fifth generation beekeeper. Later, frustrated by how little has changed in the 20 years since first writing about sexual assault in her groundbreaking, award-winning novel Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson reveals her personal history as a survivor of sexual assault and her journey to healing in her new book SHOUT. Today, she’ll

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 09 - 09 - 19 Chamin Ajjan, Corrine Zupko

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 09 - 09 - 19 Chamin Ajjan, Corrine Zupko

    10/09/2019 Duration: 55min

    Over 40 million adult are effected by anxiety disorders. These are not limited to only panic attacks or debilitating fears, but include milder fears and anxieties. With , Corrine Zupko EdS, LPC, shares her unique three step healing process to help you manage panic attacks and overcome anxiety once and for all. Corinne is a licensed counselor and keynote speaker who has helped thousands of individuals through her one-on-one counseling, and weekly meditation classes for corporations. She co-founded Miracle Share International, through which she hosted the largest ACIM conference in the world. Later, while the song says you can’t hurry love, you can certainly make sure you are ready when the right one comes along! Find out how to be prepared for that moment in Seeking Soulmate: Ditch the Dating Game and Find Real Connection. Author Chamin Ajjan, MS, LCSW, ACT, is a licensed clinical social worker who has been in private practice since 2004. She has blogged extensively about mindful dating, and developed a

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 09 -02 - 19 John De Graaf

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 09 -02 - 19 John De Graaf

    02/09/2019 Duration: 55min

    originally aired 12-10-18 “John de Graaf is one of the good guys in our world, always right there with the next important, life-affirming idea,” says The Giraffe Project’s Ann Medlock. The late 70’s gave birth to John’s award-winning documentary film career that continues to this day. Today, we’ll explore John’s career as a filmmaker and activist, and find out why he does what he does. We’ll hear about his latest film, REDEFINING PROSPERTIY, and some of the activism he’s engaged in. We’ll discover how John chooses projects, and how he navigated his own prolific creative path while still making a difference in people’s lives. “I’m an author, filmmaker, speaker, and activist with a mission to help create a happy, healthy, and sustainable quality of life for America,” reads John’s mission statement. With over 40 documentaries and countless short films to his credit, he has received over 100 regional, national, and international awards for filmmaking. 15 of his films have been broadcast nationally in primetim

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 08 - 26 - 19 Greg Isles, Erik Glen Hamilton

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 08 - 26 - 19 Greg Isles, Erik Glen Hamilton

    26/08/2019 Duration: 54min

    Despite a car accident that left him in a coma for 8 days, #1 New York Times Bestseller Greg Iles, much like bandmate Stephen King, rejoined the legendary and notorious lit-rock band The Rock Bottom Remainders. Described as the William Faulkner of the Breaking Bad generation, the incident left Greg no stranger to adversity. Today we’ll discuss how his body of work has helped put his homestate of Mississippi on the map. Born in Germany in 1960, where his father ran the US Embassy Medical Clinic during the height of the Cold War, Greg spent his youth in Natchez, Mississippi, graduating from the University of Mississippi in 1983. His novels have been made into films, translated into more than twenty languages, and published in more than thirty-five countries worldwide. His latest is Cemetery Road. Later, while Glen Hamilton’s novels always begin and end in rain-soaked Seattle, Mercy River never leaves the Pacific Northwest as the central plot sees our hero race on a mysterious journey to the arid high deser

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 08 - 19 - 19 Dr Jennifer Jacobs, Sarah Anne Shockley

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 08 - 19 - 19 Dr Jennifer Jacobs, Sarah Anne Shockley

    19/08/2019 Duration: 54min

    Almost 70% of Americans take a form of prescription drug regularly, and 450 people a day die due to the side effects caused by them. Do You Really Need That Pill: How to Avoid Side Effects, Interactions, and Other Dangers of Over-Medication discusses which popular drugs are being overprescribed, and offers tips on how to speak to your doctors about your medication regimen. Jennifer Jacobs, MD. practiced family medicine in Seattle for 25 years, was on the advisory board of the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine, and is a clinical assistant professor in epidemiology at the University of Washington. Later, Sarah Anne Shockley learned about chronic pain through personal experience. Rather than succumb to the incapacitating effects of it, she met the pain, worked with it, and overcame debilitation. You can benefit from her experiences by reading her new book, The Pain Companion: Everyday Wisdom for Living with and Moving Beyond Pain. Sarah is a columnist for the Pain News Network and contributes to online co

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 08 - 12 - 19 Joseph Cardillo, Robert Weiss

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 08 - 12 - 19 Joseph Cardillo, Robert Weiss

    12/08/2019 Duration: 54min

    It’s easy to succumb to a bad mood, but it can be just as easy to snap out of it if you know how. Joseph Cardillo, PhD, returns to tell us how to control of our energy and reverse harmful moods before they take hold. Dr. Cardillo is an inspirational speaker and expert on energy teachings. His latest book is Body Intelligence: Harness Your Body’s Energies for Your Best Life, and he’s written numerous other bestselling books on health, mind-body-spirit, and psychology. He’s also co-written several books for Harvard Health Publications. Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S, specializes in infidelity and addictions in relationships and how to navigate intimacy in the digital and social media age. His latest book, Out of the Doghouse: A Step-by-Step Relationship-Saving Guide for Men Caught Cheating, is a “Learn it or lose her!” primer for men caught cheating. Consider it, says Weiss, a “roadmap for rebuilding trust, restoring intimacy, and salvaging a damaged relationship.” Today he’ll addresses how men think about se

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 07 - 29 - 19 Keel Burgin, Celebrating 12 Years Of CLV

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 07 - 29 - 19 Keel Burgin, Celebrating 12 Years Of CLV

    29/07/2019 Duration: 54min

    “This is my story of growing up in and escaping a cult, only to find myself chasing adrenaline and drugs in hopes of finding a shred of self-worth before finally landing in a remote community where I lived in silence, quieted my demons, and found the courage to love myself.” Wholly Unraveled is activist Keele Burgin’s memoir on survival and self-discovery. Keele is an entrepreneur, activist, mother of three, author, and filmmaker. She has served in leadership roles on the boards of multiple non-profit organizations that empower women. To end our show, we invite you to join us in celebrating 12 years of Conversations Live with Vicki St. Clair! Vicki’s brought you more than 1,000 guests over the years, on topics ranging from psychology and self-help, to creativity and designing the life you choose, memoir, fiction, adventure, and the latest in health and science.

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 07 - 22 - 19 Kimberly Friedmutter, Victoria Dahl

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 07 - 22 - 19 Kimberly Friedmutter, Victoria Dahl

    22/07/2019 Duration: 54min

    The power to achieve your highest goals and deepest desires resides inside of you, the key is unlocking your self-empowerment. Today, we will demystify how to tap into your hidden ability to navigate life’s hurdles, reduce stress, improve sleep, overcome addiction, get fit, and achieve career goals. Stars and political power brokers alike have used the techniques found in Subconscious Power: Use Your Inner Mind to Create the Life You’ve Always Wanted. Kimberly Friedmutter is a UCLA Health Systems Board Member, Certified Master Hypnotist, Spiritual Counselor Specialist, Medical and Dental Specialist, and board-certified on the American Board of Hypnotherapy among other organizations. She has appeared on Entertainment Tonight, The Doctors, TLC, CNN, and more. “Love stories and scary stories are flip sides of the same coin. They each tap into the most basic human drives: to survive and to mate.” From high in the Wasach Mountains of Utah comes Victoria Helen Stone, formerly known as Victoria Dahl. Why the

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 07 - 15 - 19 Rosalind Brackenbury, Dr Susan Heitler

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 07 - 15 - 19 Rosalind Brackenbury, Dr Susan Heitler

    15/07/2019 Duration: 54min

    You might be the type to have a few close friends, or you might be a social butterfly with acquaintances coming out of the woodwork, but in either case, you have to admit friendship is full of complexities. Poet and novelist Rosalind Brackenbury takes a deep dive into friendship in her new book Without Her. Today, we’ll explore why friendships last or don’t, why it gets more difficult to find lasting friendships with age, and how to spot red flags of a toxic relationship before it’s too late. Award-winning writer Rosalind is a former writer-in-residence at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and has also served as poet laureate of Key West, teaching poetry workshops

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 07 - 08 - 19 Dr Joseph Cardillo, Summer Reading List 2019

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 07 - 08 - 19 Dr Joseph Cardillo, Summer Reading List 2019

    08/07/2019 Duration: 54min

    If life is knocking at your door, demanding more satisfaction while maintaining inner authenticity, a dose of wisdom from some of our great literary icons can bring clarity to aging gracefully. Dr. Joseph Cardillo returns to Conversations Live to help you dive into midlife with peace of mind rather than a crisis. Dr. Cardillo is the author of Body Intelligence, a book designed to help you swing your moods into constant positive energy, as he discussed last time he joined us. He is an inspirational speaker and has written several national bestsellers in the fields of health, mind-body spirit, and psychology.

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 07 - 01 - 19 James Hoggan, Aliza Kelly

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 07 - 01 - 19 James Hoggan, Aliza Kelly

    01/07/2019 Duration: 54min

    If you’ve ever wanted firsthand access to some of the extraordianary thinkers of our time, look no further than I’m Right and You’re an Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up. Author and communications expert James Hoggan shares their insights on how our will is manipulated through tribalism and misinformation, and how open-mindedness, empathy, and dialogue are crucial to our strength and unity. Over the past two decades, James has earned a reputation as a tireless advocate for ethics and integrity in public relations, a field in which he is regarded as one of Canada’s leading professionals. He is president of the PR firm Hoggan & Associates and chair of the David Suzuki Foundation board.

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 06 - 17 - 19 Karen Auvinen, Donald Altman

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 06 - 17 - 19 Karen Auvinen, Donald Altman

    17/06/2019 Duration: 55min

    Imagine a winter’s day alone in the mountain’s, the silence runs deep, the wind chills your bones, yet you feel the warmth of joy from this solitary moment. Award-winning poet and author Karen Auvinen has spent decades living alone at 8500 feet, and shares her experiences in her new memoir, Rough Beauty: 40 Seasons of Mountain Living. Karen is a mountain woman, life-long westerner, and accomplished writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Lithub, Real Simple, and Westword, as well as numerous literary journals. Later, psychologist and former Buddhist monk Donald Altman returns to Conversations Live to share how love, kindness, and compassion help overcome fear and negativity. Hear his original interview on mindful living here. Donald is a psychotherapist, award-winning writer, former Buddhist monk, and teacher. He served as adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, and is an adjunct faculty member of the Interpersonal Neurobiology program at Portland S

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 06 - 10 - 19 Julie Berry, David Getoff

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 06 - 10 - 19 Julie Berry, David Getoff

    10/06/2019 Duration: 54min

    Julie Berry joins us to discuss Lovely War and what it would like to be a young girl in love with a soldier during the Great War. Julie holds a BS from Rensselaer in communication and an MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. In the decade since she published her first novel, she has won numerous awards for her young adult fiction. Next, if you are ever confused by conflicting information regarding diet, exercise, and nutrition, Detox Professor David Getoff joins us to clear up some common misconceptions. David Getoff is a board certified clinical nutritionist- internationally recognized expert in nutrition, diet, the use of nutritional supplements and detoxification. He has lectured at dozens of scientific medical, nutritional, dental and agricultural conferences across the United States and is the author of Abundant Health in a Toxic World.

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 06 - 03 - 19 Helene Segura, Tom Bunn

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 06 - 03 - 19 Helene Segura, Tom Bunn

    03/06/2019 Duration: 53min

    The most productive people in the world realize the importance of recharging and rebooting. If you are guilty of claiming any of the usual tropes … vacations are too stressful, you will fall behind if you take time off, you end up working on your days off, anyway … it’s time for you to get away from it all. Helene Segura returns to Conversations Live with The Great Escape: A Vacation Planner for Busy People Who Want to Take a Real Break from Work and Life. Known as The Inefficiency Assassin, productivity expert Helene Segura has authored four books and been the featured organization expert in over 200 media interviews. Later, now that you’ve decided to take that vacation, there might be one more obstacle … a fear of flying. Captain Tom Bunn, LCSW, is a licensed therapist who spent many years addressing flight panic as an airline pilot. His methods of overcoming your anxiety and stress extend beyond the threshold of the airplane gate to everyday life. Tom is the author of Panic Free: The 10-Day Program

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 05 - 20 - 19 Jared Sexton, Lauren McDuffie, Jodi Helmer

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 05 - 20 - 19 Jared Sexton, Lauren McDuffie, Jodi Helmer

    20/05/2019 Duration: 55min

    Depression. Lower life expectancy. Misogyny. Suicide. These are just the worst of the societal consequences of toxic masculinity, failing both men and women. The Man They Wanted Me to Be doubles as a memoir and cultural analysis, told from the point of view of Jared Yates Sexton, who was raised with strict expectations that are outdated in our current cultural climate. Jared is a contributing political writer at Salon, and his political writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, and elsewhere. He has authored three collections of fiction and a crime novel, and is an associate professor of creative writing at Georgia Southern University. Next, capture the flavors and modern cooking techniques of Appalachia and the Blue Ridge Mountains in Smoke, Roots, Mountain, Harvest. Author Lauren McDuffie joins us to share some tales from Appalachian country and her favorite recipes, including Drunken Short Ribs and Baked Pork Chops with Cran-Apple Moonshine compote. Lauren admits she is not a c

  • Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 05 - 13 - 19 Karen Rinaldi, Laura Schroff

    Conversations Live With Vicki St Clair 05 - 13 - 19 Karen Rinaldi, Laura Schroff

    13/05/2019 Duration: 54min

    Today’s first guest will help you find success through embracing failure. Karen Rinaldi joins us to discuss how resilience is born from discovering the freedom of sucking at something. It’s Great to Suck at Something: The Unexpected Joy of Wiping Out and What It Can Teach Us About Patience, Resilience, and the Stuff that Really Matters reveals the joy in the pursuit rather than the goal. Karen has worked in publishing for over two decades, and is the founder of the imprint Harper Wave at HarperCollins. She has been featured in The New York Times, Oprah.com, Time, LitHub and other publications. Next, Laura Schroff was a busy sales executive when she befriended an 11 year old homeless boy, both of them embarking on a life-changing journey of hope, kindness, adventure, and love. An Invisible Thread is her memoir, showing how the power of fate can help you find your way. Laura is a former advertising executive who helped launch three of the most successful start-ups in Time Inc. history— In Style, Teen Peo

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