Be inspired to create an amazing life!

Janet-Lynn Morrison – Author & Motivational Speaker

Janet-Lynn Morrison

Episode 49

Janet-Lynn is a woman of grace, self-starting entrepreneur, and mother of three girls who knows what it means to fight for the ‘now.’  As an author, speaker, mindset expert, and professional risk-taker, author Janet-Lynn thrives to embrace the power of love and positivity – which ultimately influences both her writing and life accomplishments. Janet-Lynn is a phenomenal business owner of three flourishing businesses and has goals to publish further books in the near future. Janet-Lynn is an canadian author of Forever is Today. A poignant story about the tenderness of love and friendship that corresponds with the human connection.  The heartwarming tale follows the journey of two star-crossed lovers who find their way into each other’s arms, experiencing heartbreaking lows and joyous highs that take the reader on an epic emotional roller-coaster. Though the book is immaculately written and beautifully told, Forever is Today doesn’t shy away from hard-hitting moments, leaving readers wanting to know more, well after the book is done.“Part of my inspiration for Forever is Today came from my beloved daughter, Maddy, who has been suffering from a merciless autoimmune disease which affects her liver,” says author Janet-Lynn.  “Through all of the pain we have gone through as a family, we have been empowered to fight, live impossibly, and provide inspiration to others who are going through their own struggles.  It is my hope that, through reading Forever is Today, my readers will gain perspective, love, understanding, and a deep determination to persevere.” 

Episode Covers:
1. Janet-Lynn childhood
2. Inspiration behind the book, Forever is Today
3. Exciting upcoming news

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Eli Weinstein – Therapist

Eli Weinstein

Episode 48

Eli is a Social Work therapist who has worked in a psych hospital, intense outpatient clinic and currently works in a community clinic in queens. He created ELIvation to fill a need to help those in struggling times and add some extra inspiration and motivation into everyday life. Eli has been featured on Kelly Clarkson show, IVF Warrior, Fruitful, Breaking Taboo and on multiple podcast ranging from parenting, relationships, mental health and infertility His main goal is to help people on their journey to add support, care, empathy, expertise, and insight. He run events, seminars and individual coaching on topics from mental health awareness, public speaking coaching, relationship coaching and confidence boosting.

Episode Covers:
1. Living a simple life with our anxieties (navigating without denying)
2. Simple parenting (what it means to be there)
3. Relationships made simple (respect, honesty and love)
4. Do the next right thing (a simple way to handle mental health struggles)




Ariana Gibson – Filmmaker

Ariana Gibson

Episode 47

Ariana is a Costa Rican/American filmmaker living in Chicago, IL with her husband and son. Ariana is the daughter of a father with schizophrenia and has spent much of her life studying the ways in which mental illness impacts the individuals who live with them and the family and friends who support those individuals. She lives a beautiful, imperfect life and believes that we are not defined by our biggest mistakes and that who we truly are can be seen by looking at our consistent actions over time.

Episode Covers:
1. Ariana’s childhood
2. How the “Stigma” documentary manifested
3. The process to create a documentary
4. How “Stigma” docuseries can educate people on mental health

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Brian and Diane Thomas – PixPad Entrepreneurs

Brian and Diane Thomas

Episode 46

This is the PixPad. It was created three years ago by Brian and Diane Thomas when Diane asked Brian to find her an attractive tablet stand for her iPad, one that she wouldn’t mind seeing around the house even when she wasn’t using it. They couldn’t find one, so Brian and his son Matt set out to build one. It took several tries (“too ugly”, “too bulky”) but eventually they decided to combine a picture frame and a tablet stand / phone stand into one.

Late last year, Brian and Diane decided to create a company called Frame & Function to make their new creation, officially called the PixPad, available to everyone. They have 11 different designs, available at local gift shops and on their website (We tried to get without the hyphen but the person who owns the address wanted $100,000 for the name!)

Put your 4×6 photo in the picture frame and simply rest your tablet, phone, or book on the front. The PixPad adjusts to four different angles. It holds your tablet, phone, or book at just the right angle – perfect for streaming video in bed, reading a recipe on the kitchen counter, or for video calls or browsing the web. And when you are not using it, you still have a beautiful picture frame! It makes a great gift for your parents – it makes video calls a lot more pleasant when you are not looking up your Dad’s nose or at your parents ceiling!

Brian is a US Navy veteran and Frame & Function is a veteran-owned small family business. Diane makes all the color and design decisions (thank goodness), son Matt does all the photography and video production, son Alex works in QC and shipping, and the youngest son Logan helps out in a variety of ways.

Episode Covers:
1. The Thomas’ journey to entrepreneurship.
2. How the idea of the PixPad came about.
3. Steps to inventing the PixPad
4. How to purchase and learn more about the PixPad

Connect with Brian and Diane Thomas:
Facebook: Frame and Function LLC
Instagram: @FrameAndFunction

Luscious Hustle with Betsy & Laura Milne

Luscious Hustle

Episode 45

Betsy Milne & Laura Milne, are transformational business and branding coaches on a mission is to empower women with the tools and motivation needed they to turn a spark of an idea into full- fledged businesses and sought-after brands.

Born from of the ashes of burnout, Luscious Hustle was created to redefine what it means to “hustle” as an online entrepreneur. In less than a year, they harnessed their passion to build a six-figure business that supported the lifestyle and time- freedom they craved.

Through their signature courses and a high-touch coaching programs, Betsy & Laura teach women how to monetize and manifest their dream business and luscious life through proven business strategies and spiritual support.

Episode Covers:
1. How Betsy and Laura met.
2. Story behind their business.
3. Creating masterminds for women
4. Entrepreneur tips (sales & brand coaching)

Connect with Betsy & Laura:

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