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Episode 33: Michael S Sorensen

Michael S Sorensen is a marketing executive by day and a best-selling author and personal-development junkie by night.  Michael's award winning book, I Hear You, was published in 2017 and is consistently the #1 selling book in multiple categories.  Michael is from Provo, Utah and has spent years studying effective communication skills including that of Validation, which his book is based upon.  Michael is also an optimist who believes that opportunities for growth, success, and happiness are unlimited for those who are willing to put in the work.

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Episode 31: Andy Proctor @morehappylife

Andy Proctor is a Blogger, Academic and Positive Psychology activist.  For the past few years, Andy has dedicated his life to the study of Happiness and the never ending pursuit we all have to live happy lives.  Throughout his journey, he has spent time seeking out the experts in this field, attaining a deep understanding of the science behind the theories, putting them into practice in his own life and sharing his learnings with the world.  Andy's Blog, Morehappylife provides people with resources and training to empower people to live happier lives by utilizing techniques that emphasize positivity, gratitude and practicing an optimistic outlook on life.   On this episode..

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Episode 30: Heidi Tucker - Award Winning Author/Speaker

Heidi Tucker is an author, speaker, wife, mother and grandmother from Phoenix, Arizona. Heidi won a 2018 Illumination Award for her new release Servie’s Song. She also won a similar award for her first inspirational book Finding Hope in the Journey in 2017.  Her passion for writing and speaking about light and hope has inspired thousands. Heidi is known as a great storyteller who believes that every story not only teaches a gospel principle, but can make you feel it. She has inspired many to rise up, cling to their faith and position their hearts to recognize God’s hand in their life.  When Heidi isn’t writing her next book, or speaking at a conference, you’ll find her spending time outdoors with her husband, four grown children and eight grandchildren. She loves sunflowers, hiking and ice cream … not necessarily in that order.  On this Episode...

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Episode 29: Morgan Jones - Journalist/Blogger/web producer for DeseretNews.com

Morgan Jones is a journalist, blogger and editor who began writing for DeseretNews.com as an intern in 2014. She has since published more than 350 stories. Jones is a passionate storyteller and loves having the opportunity to share stories that deserve to be told.  a North Carolina Native, Jones attended BYU, graduating with a degree in Public Relations in 2012.  After a short career in Public Relations, Morgan transitioned into a career in Journalism (which is her passion) after responding to someone looking for an intern for the Des News on Facebook.  Morgan is also an accomplished Blogger.  Her website, alittlepencil.com, is her first person account and opinions based on her experiences as a faith writer for a major newspaper.  in her words, the blog allows her to be "a little pencil in god's hands".   On this episode of the podcast...

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Episode 22: Brooke Eliason - @femalefoodie

Brooke Eliason (pronounced “e-listen”), is a 20 something native of Salt Lake City who was raised in a "blogger family" (her mom and sister also have successful blogs), where her mother taught her the love of all things food and photography.  She started Female Foodie in 2010 while she was living in the little touristy town of West Yellowstone, Montana (population 1,321) and decided to document her experiences trying every single restaurant in town.  After leaving West Yellowstone, she continued to document and promote favorite foodie spots that she felt everyone should know about.  In 2014 she jumped on the social media bandwagon and, for the first time, was able to experience being a part of the foodie community.  Today, femalefoodie.com consists of over 30 contributors in 15 cities, who do everything from review popular restaurants to rank the best places to eat in different cities

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Episode 21: Al Carraway

Al Carraway is an LDS convert, writer, multi-award-winning speaker, and author to best-selling book, "More Than the Tattooed Mormon," and "Cheers to Eternity!".  Originally from New York, she now lives in Utah with her husband, Ben, and her two kids, Gracie and Christian.  Her passion it is to tell everyone that happiness exists, and it comes from the gospel of Jesus Christ.  She has won multiple awards for her work including the 2016 — Woman + Biz Award and the 2014 — Donald C. Sloan Speech Award.

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Episode 19: Ty the Dog Guy

Tyler Brown, aka "Ty the Dog Guy", is a world renown Dog Trainer, having spent the last 10 years training dogs all over the world for the likes of professional athletes, celebrities and Police departments.  In 2006, Ty started his business online (tythedogguy.com) and it's success has allowed him to travel the world training while raising a family of 4 children with his wife in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Ty has written multiple books and DVD series' on dog training while also engaging in speaking events and public appearances on TV, Radio and (now) podcasts.

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Episode 13: Brooke Romney

Brooke Romney is a professional blogger, columnist and author who is known for her passionate and personal blog, Brooke Romney Writes.  Via her website brookeromney.com , Brooke blogs about Marriage, Parenting, Holidays, Travel, Food, Books, Love and Life. Aside from blogging, Brooke is a speaker and freelance writer who resides in Kaysville, UT with her husband and 4 boys. One of Brooke's recent and most popular posts is titled, "Why we are taking the FUN out of life."  Brooke also has a monthly column that is published in the Deseret News

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