Podcasts for The Joy Factor: Wednesday, 6 – 6:30 p.m.
Host: Sheila Stratton
Inspiring stories for drive time or dinner time! Host and Life Coach Sheila Stratton features extra-ordinary stories from ordinary people who brought something they loved to life! Each week you'll hear an interview with someone who did something they loved. Hear how the dream moved from vision to reality and be inspired to take action for yourself!
The Joy Factor - May 8, 2013 Karlin Warner on the joy of bike riding, both for pleasure and as daily transportation. You'll also hear about a national bike challenge that many in Lincoln are doing and you can too.
The Joy Factor - May 1, 2013 Lisa Bauer on creating Buddha Bee Yoga for Kids. Lisa knows the value yoga can bring to our quality of life and is having lots of fun sharing it with others via her new creation. She's got a story to tell and some really useful info to boot!
The Joy Factor - April 24, 2013 Sheila talks with Jackie Newman and her 8-year-old daughter, Zoe, who is one of the thousands of Nebraska children who live with arthritis. Carey Collingham, with the Arthritis Foundation - Heartland Region, is also along to discuss the condition and what's being done in Nebraska. who
The Joy Factor - March 20, 2013 Carlos Guerrero considers himself fortunate. He loves art. He loves meeting people. He loves connecting people with art. And he marries those passions every day as the director of community involvement at the Lux Center for the Arts. Doing good work and work you love...pretty good!
The Joy Factor - March 6, 2013 Brian Ardinger co-created The Big Plate because he's passionate about bringing together interesting people, cool projects and remarkable ideas. Tune to hear about how this community for entrepreneurs, innovators and artists was born.
The Joy Factor - February 27, 2013 As the director of the wildly popular Illusion Theater, Susan Letheby has loved every minute of the last 20 years she's spent educating and empowering kids on issues that matter. Whether its kids on stage or in the audience, her efforts have changed lives. She joins the program to share her story.
The Joy Factor - January 30, 2013 David Steen Martin on True Stories Live! It's safe to say that David digs storytelling. He spent 20 years as a documentary producer for CNN. He brings his passion for storytelling to the stage this weekend with True Stories Live! and to the KZUM studio to tell us all about it!
The Joy Factor - January 16. 2013 Holly Nastasi's love of movement and dance has found expression in her 20 plus years of teaching Nia, a super fun way to move and elevate your heart rate. Tune in to hear all about Nia and why it's moved Holly to dedicate herself to sharing it with others in Austin, Santa Fe and now Lincoln!
The Joy Factor - January 9, 2013 New Year's resolutions on your mind? If you're using the turn of the calendar to support your desire for change, how about pumping up the joy factor while you're at it? Fellow life coach Nanette Gingery joins Sheila to talk about how to do just that.
The Joy Factor - January 2, 2013 Daniel Christian, former full-time teacher turned musician, on how he made that transition and his latest cd.
The Joy Factor - December 19, 2012 Torch singers return! Jackie Allen is a talented jazz vocalist who teaches others to let their inner torch shine. She and some recent new performers join Sheila this week!
The Joy Factor - December 12, 2012 Shelley Thornton has made a career as a doll artist, for real! Hear how she created her unique career and what she loves about it!
2012-12-05_joy_factor The kindness advocated by Positivity Matters and the Cameron Effect has been embraced by students at Southeast High School...they've created a "wall of kindness" to prove it! Several students and their principal, Brent Toalson, join Sheila this week to talk about how they're creating a culture of kindness at their school.
The Joy Factor - November 28, 2012 KZUM General Manager Cathy Behrns joins Sheila to discuss Positivity Matters - a project both of them have worked on for much of the year.
The Joy Factor - November 21, 2012 Fellow coach Kris Thaller joins me to talk about the role gratitude plays in accomplishing the things that matter most to us!
The Joy Factor - November 14, 2012 Detective Jay Armbrister, of Lawrence, Kan., joins Sheila to discuss why he decided to create a presentation to share with audiences of all ages, but particularly young people. Jay investigated an accident that forever altered the lives of several young men. Cameron Freeman was one of those young men and from this tragedy his parents created the Cameron Effect in hopes of turning tragedy and anger to compassion and better choices. The presentation is Jay's personal Cameron Effect; his effort to make the world a better place.
The Joy Factor - November 7, 2012 St. Christopher James is super passionate about making his music and performing it live...so passionate that he set up, organized and promoted a whirlwind concert tour this summer. Enthusiastic and always entertaining, St. Christopher joins Sheila this week to talk about how he did it, what it meant to him and what he's currently up to.
The Joy Factor - October 24, 2012 Paul and Kyle Burner on the joy of "creating art that makes music". Burner Guitars is the result of this father & son pursuing a dream that was almost left behind. These talented luthiers join Sheila to talk about how they came to build custom made acoustic guitars.
Joy Factor - October 10, 2012 Curtis Olsen joins the program to discuss his gratifying mid-life career change.
The Joy Factor - September 26, 2012 Nanette Gingery, creator of the wildly successful "Rehab: A musical journey," which premiered at the Johnny Carson theater, returns to the program.
The Joy Factor - September 19, 2012 Lucy Wilson, Edible Omaha - Lucy and Amy Brown are the publishers of this fantastic publication that celebrates local, sustainable food. Their belief and passion is exquisitely showcased in the pages of their new venture.
The Joy Factor - September 12, 2012 Mary Harris was not happy in her day jobs. She thought there had to be a better way, knew that she loved gardening and wondered if she could make a living from what she loved. Many deep breaths and crossed fingers later...Black Squirrel Farm was born. Mary joins the program to talk about becoming a farmer!
The Joy Factor - September 5, 2012 Shelley and Paul Freeman have turned the pain of tragedy into a movement of love and kindness. They began the Cameron Effect in honor of their son who was killed in a car accident by a drunk driver. They join the program to share their story and discuss their partnership with Positivity Matters and how all of us can make a better world in seven simple acts.
The Joy Factor - August 29, 2012 Tataya and Thomas Radtke love people and are passionate about yoga. They join Sheila this week to talk about channeling those passions to create their own biz, Yoga Body and Balance. They're living lives they love and hope to inspire others to do the same!
The Joy Factor - August 29, 2012 Kim Osterman and Julie Thornburg direct Second Chance Pups, a program that gives "unadoptable" dogs training and care via inmates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary. 300 dogs and 150 inmates later these women continue to say yes to facilitating this program that gives so much!
The Joy Factor - August 15, 2012 Tamara Weber is an artist and an educator at heart, so creating Art Planet -- a place where special needs kids, can learn and do art -- is the perfect fit. And she couldn't be happier. Tune in for a story that will surely make you smile!
The Joy Factor - August 8, 2012 Nanette Gingery, creator of "Rehab: A Musical Journey," returns to the program. This musical lived as an idea of Nanette's for a very long time. Now, she is preparing to stage the production at Lincoln's own Johny Carson Theater September 6-9!
The Joy Factor - April 18, 2012 Nanette Gingery joins the program to discuss the experience of bringing her idea for a musical to life.
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