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Episode 38: Kortni Niccoli - Founder of @kortnijeane

Kortni Niccoli is a young entrepreneur who started the Swimwear brand Kortni Jeane .  Established in 2014, Kortni launched Kortni Jeane in hopes of bringing you swimmers that represent your personality without having to pay for a custom suit.  Kortni wanted to create a swimmer that every person, no matter their body type, feels comfortable and. confident in, and it all started with a sewing machine and a dream.  Today, Kortni Jeane is a global brand selling to thousands of Women, Kids and Men and not only that, giving back to the community.  Kortni has done all of this while navigating her early twenties, living her faith, getting married and starting a family.  On this episode..

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Episode 37: The meaning of ENDURANCE with Brittany Fisher Frank

Brittany Frank was living the dream as a spirited 21 year old cross country runner at Utah State University when a tragic repelling accident left her paralyzed from the waist down.  In the 6 years since her accident, Brittany has chosen to share her story of resilience and finding joy in her circumstance, while at the same time getting married, working full time, becoming a dog mom and then a human mom to a very cute 8 month old son named Will.   On this episode of the podcast..    

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Peculiar Histories: "The Girl with the Blue Tattoo"

Olive Oatman was a 13 year old Mormon pioneer heading west when a group of Yavapai Indians ambushed her group, killed her family and took her and her sister as slaves.  She was eventually traded to a tribe of Mohave, where she was thought of as family.  They gave her a face tattoo and raised her as one of their own.  On today's Peculiar Histories episode…

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Episode 35: Ryan Ogden - Revive Humanity

Ryan Ogden is from Richfield, Utah and is the Executive Director of Revive Humanity. He graduated from Utah Valley University with a communication degree and loves to do just that, COMMUNICATE. Either in Tagalog, Spanish, or English he loves to interact and be with people. After a two year mission for his Church in the Philippines he founded and became the Executive Director of Philippine Improvement Group (This is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that leads the way to improvement by teaching, healing, and increasing the stability in the Philippines). He has lead many service tours to the Philippines and other places around the world. He taught the language of Tagalog at the Missionary Training Center for 2 years. In 2011 He founded Revive Humanity, an international, non-profit, non-government, non-denominational, humanitarian organization dedicated to the pursuit of providing long-term solutions and sustainability to individuals and communities.  On this episode

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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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