Never Ever Give Up Hope



Do you want to succeed? Need to be inspired? Want to be a victor instead of a victim? Are you looking for coping mechanisms? This show shares stories of everyday people who refused to give up hope in the middle of insurmountable circumstances; people who have transformed their lives and want to give you their secrets of success. Their message is one of hope, encouragement, laughter and inspiration.No subject is off limits, i.e. abuse, failure, health issues, depression, coping with stress.


  • How is the Global Pandemic Affecting You?

    17/05/2020 Duration: 35min

    Are you concerned about the impact the current pandemic may affect your life now and in the future? Would you like to break through the blocks that may be holding you back to accomplish your goals? Would you like to know how to live a fuller, richer, healthier life? Teresa Bruni, Founder of Less Fear, More Flow LLC, is on a mission to assist anyone who wants to accomplish that. Teresa's journey began over 20 years ago when she recovered from a decade-long chronic health condition. About 7 years into the depths of that illness, medical science still had no answers. She wondered if she would ever get well. But she did! A solid belief in herself, knowing she had the power to create any kind of life she desired was the beginning. Then she cleaned up her environment – including her diet, relationships, thoughts, and emotions. And her desire is to help as many people as she can - to do the same. During this interview, Teresa gives you the tools you will need to meet the demands that have come with this global

  • Have You Loved and Lost?

    12/05/2020 Duration: 43min

    Christina Flauch, the CED of Pretty Girl Makeup, has had numerous blows that would devastate most people. One Christmas morning, without warning, her baby died in his crib. Another was the news that her husband, Ken Flauch, was dying of sepsis. Her story is one that everyone who has loved and lost needs to hear. Christina is also a celebrity makeup artist, a board member at LAFACE Skincare, fashion correspondent for Soap Opera Digest, and a fashion commentator.   How could this have happened? After the loss of her son, her husband left her unable to deal with his grief and they divorced. Christina was fortunate enough to find and marry the love of her life, Ken Flauch. But it was short-lived when he died in 2018, from what could have been prevented - sepsis. Not only was this her loss but the world lost an incredible man, Olympic Gold Medalist, and champion on the doubles circuit. Since then, Christina has dedicated herself to raising awareness about the symptoms of sepsis and the importance of seeki

  • Can You Overcome the Fear of Death?

    29/04/2020 Duration: 27min

    Louise Evans beat cancer but she also overcame her fear of death. Louise is a Registered Clinical Counselor and author of The Cancer Conundrum. Life takes many twists and turns which can be a veritable roller coaster. When we are able to survive, the highs that follow can be greater than our lowest lows. Our mindset is crucial to the healing process. As difficult as it can be, we need to find positivity in the direst situation. In Louise's interview, she takes you through the process of overcoming the negativity that often surrounds desperate circumstances and realizing the UPSIDE of cancer:        

  • Do You Compromise to Please Others?

    20/04/2020 Duration: 37min

    Jothi Dugar beat the odds over serious health issues and severe depression as a result of never giving up.  Do you know anyone who was raised with the sense that a compliment only feeds the ego? During her interview, she shares how you don't have to compromise just to please others. You never have to take the lower road. Jothi has an amazing story everyone can relate to: "I have always believed, even as a young woman, to ask for what I want and know that I deserve everything I can dream of." Nothing stopped her from achieving her goals. Jothi Dugar is a pioneer in the field of healthcare cybersecurity and one of the only female Chief Information Security Officers in the world. Only 1% are in executive leadership positions.   Jothi is a highly sought after international public speaker on a variety of topics, an author, mentor, and health and wellness life coach. Her lifelong commitment is to empower people to take charge of their health, career, and life. As Director of BollyNatyam Masala, a local

  • How to Wake Up Every Morning With Purpose

    08/04/2020 Duration: 45min

    Pamela was a homeless runaway and a high school dropout. After an abusive marriage followed by another abusive relationship, she had to make a change in her life in order to survive. That day came when her ex-husband arrived at her front door in the middle of the night holding gun and saying, "I just killed somebody!" Not only did she make that change but she became successful on many fronts. Sheer determination and setting daily goals turned her life around. Pamela's rags to riches story might be shocking but will definitely wake us up to what we can achieve. Pamela Pete is a Chief Master Sergeant, a position fewer than one percent achieve, and fewer women. A United States Air Force veteran, speaker, poet, author, founder, and CEO of Masterful Purpose, LLC, a global speaking and personal development business.

  • How Is It Possible To Change from a Drug Addict to Successful in a Year?

    01/04/2020 Duration: 33min

    A year ago Peter Weddle was a homeless crack cocaine and heroin addict living on the streets. Today, 365 days later, he is a successful author, public speaker, and life coach for corporate businessmen.  How is that even possible?  At his lowest point, Peter took 95 Tramadol and dark a bottle and a half of vodka to end his pain. He died for seven minutes but HE SURVIVED. From that point, his life changed forever. He tells his incredible story in this interview.  

  • Is it Possible to Be Happy After Serious Tragedy?

    28/03/2020 Duration: 32min

    Fran Caffey Sandin, a retired nurse, has authored two books, contributed to several anthologies and magazines. Fran lost two sons. She shares her story of how she found the strength to get through severe trauma. Through all this heart-wrenching loss, including her father's suicide, she has learned much including what the three stages of grief are and how to survive them.   She teaches us that we can overcome the effects of tragedy and how to help others survive their circumstances. We need to know what to say and what not to say when our friends are suffering.  During her interview, she details the three stages of grief: Crisis Crucible Construction  

  • Winners Think About What They Want to Happen

    23/03/2020 Duration: 30min

    Terry Tucker is an author, a motivational speaker, and an encourager. His blog, Motivational Check, gives daily posts of inspiration. Especially at a time we need it the most. Terry is a perfect example of someone who will meet a challenge head-on and maintain a positive and inspiring attitude.  In his words: "Suffering can be one of life's greatest teachers."  "My 8 year battle against a rare form of melanoma that presented on the bottom of my left foot reappeared in 2017 causing the amputation of most of my left foot in 2018. Cancer reemerged in 2019 causing two additional surgeries and recently my surgeon told me I most likely would not be here in 36 months." He has fought and won the battle over cancer more than once. After the amputation of his left foot, he remained hopeful and positive. He REFUSES to see himself as a victim. As a result, he has been successful in every area of his life. Winners think about what they want to happen...... Losers think about what they don't want to happen!  

  • How to Deal with a Cancer Diagnosis for your Child

    14/03/2020 Duration: 38min

    Jay Hix Jones is the host and executive producer of the UplifTV documentary series, The Experience, producer of “Hoarders” and as a media professional also worked on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” and “Ice Road Truckers.”  Jay and his wife Kara co-authored the book The Experience: 40 Days to Reconnecting Your Soul. Together they operate the film production company Hungry Fish Media with Dr. Charles Hix.   Two years ago, Jay requested to be on Never Ever Give Up Hope but before we could do the interview, Jay's life was turned upside down when his four-year-old daughter, Hunter Rose, was diagnosed with stage four cancer.  Our relationship soon turned to friendship as I was privileged to follow this family's incredible journey dealing with pediatric cancer. You do NOT want to miss this interview of never ever giving up hope. This father's story will grip your heart and challenge you to never give up hope -- no matter how devastating your child's diagnosis is. Jay also discussed how he overcame extre

  • What can happen if you only dare to hope?

    29/02/2020 Duration: 30min

    Hope Mueller is an author, inspirational speaker, executive, and active not-for-profit volunteer. A results-driven leader and change agent, Hope is passionate about career development and community service, among others.  Her early years were marked by the experiences of a hippie commune. Hope's unique childhood shaped her approach and interaction with the world, with a gift of creating order out of chaos and turning vision into reality. To realize success: FOCUS on the solution instead of the problem Be comfortable with change Persistence, persistence, persistence, and laser-focused on goals Honest and raw with  no request for empathy or complaint Hopey chronicles the story of a courageous girl in a 70s southern Indiana commune, complete with flowers for dinner, a ball of acid in the freezer and orgies on the living room floor. The chaos of her formative years, which are littered with violent episodes, periods of hunger and assaults, leads Hope to set off on her own at the age of 15. Hope's

  • PTSD is NOT a life sentence. There is a Cure

    26/02/2020 Duration: 36min

    Cherie Doyen is an author and a lifelong researcher of suffering. She has helped hundreds of people around the world to completely heal from PTSD. The focus of her work is to help those who have struggled through trauma. On the heels of years of violent childhood trauma including sexual violation, came doctor after doctor, years of therapists and medications....Cherie was dying and no one knew why. Stress kills people every day. The words of her final psychiatrist were that he could not help her. Cherie became vigilant to find out why in a tangible and fixable way.  And she did.PTSD is NOT a life sentence. PTSD can be cured. There is freedom. Cherie shares her journey of recovery in her interview. She gives you steps on how you can help yourself or others to understand and deal with trauma.

  • What is Multiple Personality Disorder and is it Treatable?

    05/02/2020 Duration: 45min

    Finally diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder after a lifetime of mystery about who she was and why she was suffering, Irene McKain's memoir follows her path from the frightening abuse of her childhood to the exhilarating light of healing and transformation. Irene had 15 different personalities. Each one distinct and separate from another. This is not a subject we hear much about, but those who have lived through the pain of not knowing who they is very real! Through the publication of I Was More Than One, Irene shares the fact that mental illness is indeed an illness, not some crazy condition. It is treatable, and people who suffer from such an illness can lead normal lives. Her book is raw, honest, and a beautiful account of hurt turned into healing. Irene's interview will answer your questions surrounding multiple personalities.   There is hope.....there is always hope -- no matter how dire the situation  

  • How One Mother Changed the Law to Protect Our Children

    29/01/2020 Duration: 42min

    Carrie Kohan is a national child advocate, federal government witness, and public spokesperson who changed the face of a country. In addition to changing Canadian law, Carrie founded Project Guardian and Mad Mothers Against Pedophiles (MMAP) in 1998.  What MADD did for drinking and driving, Carrie wanted to do for pedophilia and the protection of children, by educating the public and change the laws.     Be that advocate Your cause needs a voice   When Carrie Cohan began her journey as a child advocate, pedophilia was a taboo subject. No one wanted to acknowledge or talk about it. As a lobbyist and advocate, she was instrumental in changing fourteen laws in Canada that now protect children from harm. Her legacies include Amber Alert, the Provincial and National Sex Offender Registries, the Child Protection Act (online sexual exploitation), amendments to the divorce act and immigration laws. She is the namesake of the "Carrie's Guardian Angel Law" which asks for a 20-year minimum sentence for serial preda

  • How to Get Through the Devastation of Divorce

    16/01/2020 Duration: 39min

    Small town drama makes Hollywood look like a walk in the park. For those going through a divorce in a small town and are ready to feel confident, capable, and competent, now is the time to take action. Denise Anderson is a certified life coach, mentor, speaker, and author of Small Town Divorce, A Road Map Through Devastation, Despair, and Drama. The lessons Denise learned while going through a dramatic divorce helped her create a simple path to personal power and growth. She discovered a commonality amongst people that holds them back and keeps them imprisoned in their own minds. Her first book describing the nuances of divorcing in a small town lays the foundation for the experience she evokes during her workshops and public talks. Denise Anderson has helped hundreds of clients go beyond their current life situation and painful past to a more fulfilling, purposeful and passionate place. Do other people's opinions and judgments have a positive or negative effect on you? What other people think is one of

  • How to Understand Your Emotional Language

    12/01/2020 Duration: 34min

    Have you ever put on your "I'm OK" mask to get through your day?  There is a better way that helps rather than drains your energy. Liana Allison is the Australian-based founder of The Institute of Empathic Leadership and an international award-winning Empathic Leadership Coach.    The Institute of Empathic Leadership is a powerful new kind of experience-based emotional intelligence coaching. Liana had a wake-up call in the form of an emotional and physical breakdown. She had to find a way to live the life that supported me and discovered the power behind Emotional Mastery. This has given her fulfillment and the joy of living a life by her design. Liana now shares this with other people around the world, helping them learn to understand their own emotional language, use their emotional software and feel confident going after anything they want in life. Listen to her compelling interview to learn how to relate to your emotions whether they are 'negative' or positive ones:  

  • What is the Greatest Area of Stress in Your Life?

    18/12/2019 Duration: 45min

    Stress is everywhere and in everything we do. Dr. Pete Alexander gives us some fast, effective tools to help deal with stress in all phases of our lives. Professor Pete Alexander is a results-based coach helping hard-driving leaders overcome their self-imposed barriers to success in business and life. A recovering, hard-driving leader with over 30 years of sales, marketing, and entrepreneurial experience, Pete successfully battled the negative effects of stress head-on and developed the LIGHTEN™ stress relief model that motivates his peers to take action in only a few minutes per day.  Livelihood Imagination Genius (unconscious mind) Health Time - take action Environment Network of relationships Dr. Pete is no stranger to stress: Growing up in an alcoholic and dysfunctional home he learned coping skills no child should need to know. At 13 he was seduced by a 46-year-old friend of his mother. At 14 he tried committing suicide with the encouragement of his mom and stepfather. At 23 he found his stepfather’

  • Living Well is the Best Revenge

    27/11/2019 Duration: 44min

    Jacqueline Carlisle is the editor-in-chief/creative director of Thinkmag an online digital glossy for sustainable living. Thinkmag is an online digital glossy for sustainable living featuring quality craftsmanship in design and service for all facets of a greener lifestyle. Stunning global editorials take you to beautiful destinations where reducing waste is paramount and luxury is compulsory.  Jacqueline overcame the effects of an abusive marriage and several deaths in her family by taking those negative events and creating something positive. Her creations are a MUST see -- they are exquisite and all eco-friendly.  

  • Everyone Has the Right to Be Understood

    16/11/2019 Duration: 46min

    Dr. Thomas Caulfield kept a secret journal for two decades which documented the legendary journey of his deaf son, Christopher, and his family's valiant attempts at helping Christopher be the best he could be. That secret journal was kept to present to his son as a gift when he was older. Dr. Caulfield never imagined that this journal would someday help others learn from their experiences and help face their challenges. As you listen to this interview realize that this is not an ordinary story of the struggles parents face when faced with devastating news about their child. This family and specifically their son Christopher is changing the world for people who are deaf. Amazing story Ephphatha is the legendary journey of Dr. Thomas Caulfield's Deaf son, Christopher.         When they learned their son had so little residual hearing - the ability to sense any sound—that even the best hearing aids in the world would have been ineffectual for him, Dr. Caulfield and his wife were devastated. They bega

  • Finding Your Way After Losing the Love of Your Life

    06/11/2019 Duration: 28min

    Mary Jane Black is an author and a literacy specialist for the State of Texas. Her debut memoir tells her inspiring story of finding love later in life, in the midst of abuse and pain. “She Rode a Harley” details the kick-ass adventures of a woman whose second husband, a biker since he was 13, taught her how to save herself by believing in her own strength, power, and individuality. Mary Jane writes courageously, as though her time spent riding Harleys has transferred to the page, with smooth, gliding transitions and powerful, engine-revving scenes. In her interview here, Mary Jane will encourage anyone who has loved and lost and how to be strong no matter what direction your life takes:

  • Don't Let Your Disability Define You

    30/10/2019 Duration: 28min

    Katherine Appelo is an Italian-American poet, blogger and songwriter.  Her passion is to help others make a positive impact by using their talents even when they may be physically suffering from chronic illness. Many people find it difficult to be productive when they live in chronic pain, especially from fibromyalgia.  Katherine shares how to 'give back' when life seems to be crashing around you. She shows us how to heal during times when circumstances may be out of our control.  On her website, Katherine Appelo Inspiration, she gives samples of her poetry and songs to inspire, coach and reflect on life.   You will enjoy her interview.    

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