Your Daily Chocolate launched on January 10, 2022. Here's where you can see this season's upisodes. Listen to an old favorite or catch up on the ones you missed. Click on the Season 1 Tab above if you want to explore last year's podcast episodes.
He's decimated the market for shark fin and bear gall bladders. Now, Peter Knights and his wife Corie are turning their efforts to the African elephants. Through education, training poachers to become rangers and getting African celebrities on board, this may just be the greatest conservation success yet. Coming Soon.
Miss Peggy is a crossing guard extraordinaire. She's been making kids, parents and random drivers smile for decades. With her crazy outfits and upbeat personality, who wouldn't want to go to school?! Coming Soon.
According to Carisa Montooth, love is always there for you. But you need to make it welcome! This love coach has got tips for everyone, both the optimists and the cynics. She talks about the three ways people come into our lives. Ready to meet a mate? Coming Soon.
My conversation with Sean BW Parker, a life-long stammerer, explores the impact stuttering (or stammering) has on an individual - and how those around him/her should behave. And just why do those who stutter NOT stutter when they sing? Listen Here.
His fifth mystery novel has already garnered awards and it all starts with the flip of a coin. Joseph LeValley never fails to thrill and "Sophocles Rule" is no exception. What's it take to pen such a successful series? Listen Here..
Stuntman, academic and coach, Brian Hite, PhD uses his decades of experience to help athletes and performers strengthen their mental well-being - which leads to success in other areas of life too. His philosophy? Do! Listen Here.
When global sensation October Project created a world choir and then sang to raise funds for Ukraine, it was a phenomenon. But it's nothing new for this trio. They've been making music for decades with the purpose to make a difference. Listen Here.
People Magazine recently featured Owen O'Neill, a registerned nurse in Florida who started recycling wheelchairs and other medical equipment for people in need. After nearly 20 years, he's helped more than 18,000 people and the project is expanding. Listen Here.
Every parent's nightmare - your child being diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder that has no cure. But that isn't stopping mom, Geri Landman, and her husband (both physicians) from trying to find that cure, treatment or medicine. With their nonprofit, Moonshots for Unicorns, they've got a shot! Listen Here.
Kerri Pomarolli has been on The Tonight Show (29 times!), Comedy Central, was featured in "Mom's Night Out", and literally toured the world with her clean comedy. Whether it's online dating, dealing with two teenagers or dieting, she's going to make you laugh! Listen Here.
Against all odds -- a dysfunctional family and episodic homelessness his entire childhood -- Dr. Chris Smith, knew he had value and he had the power to choose his future. His perseverance - now a successful radiologist -- will inspire you. Listen Here.
Whether Kimberly Evering is riding an extreme bike challenge or serving as Ambassador to the Olympics, she lives her mantra: Live Boldly, Be Kind. Be Curious. That's a lesson we can all learn, adventurous or not! Listen Here.
Her poem "Thank you, Coronovirus" went viral (pun intended) 3 years ago and Riya Sokol still expresses gratitude for all we've been through and learned. She may live in Poland, but her message is resonating worldwide. Listen Here.
When you've spent a career mentoring top CEOs, what do you do next? Well, if you're David CM Carter, you develop a program to help everyone (and I mean everyone!) become their best. Listen Here.
Think Corporate Sales meets "Amazing Race" -- that's what Judd Efinger does. Using outdoor challenges to create more effective and successful teams, his clients are becoming better leaders and companies are seeing improved teamwork Listen Here.
At age 61, John Hurd started running...with no prior experience. Now 30 years later (yes, he's 91!) he is still running, setting records and has outlived his Bucket List. How many can honestly say you've reached your pinnacle - a couple times? He's going to inspire you for sure. Listen Here..
David-Matthew Barnes! Well, not really. But David-Matthew, a movie critic, screenwriter, author & poet, is predicting the winners. And we discuss the changing state of the film industry. I mean, who has even seen all these movies? Listen Here.
As she coaches start-ups and helps bring inventions to market, Donna Loughlin learns from failure daily. But, for her, "F" really stands for Future. She has great insights into story-telling and some very cool products she's been part of. Listen Here.
Michele Blood was an Australian rock star who actually healed herself after a horrendous car accident. Now she uses Affirmation Music to promote healing, success, money, joy and confidence. And she's offering it for free to my listeners! Listen Here.
She wrote the book "Reality to Rags to Riches" and, as a successful entrepreneur, Angela Marshall leans on her experience to inspire women all over the world to find success and freedom. Listen Here.
As founder and CEO of YogaFit Inc, the largest yoga fitness educational system in the world, Beth Shaw just wants to get you moving. And yoga is a great way to start. But she has other tips as well. Listen Here.
Lauren Abrams admits "I'm not for everyone." But once she realized that and knew she was meant for something better, she put her mind and energy to helping others find meaning and hope. She now hosts her own podcast "52 Weeks of Hope". Listen Here.
A tough childhood prepared Kevin Cassidy for a tough career - Hollywood stuntman. But his physical strength is nothing compared to his mental strength and he shares some great life lessons - now available in his book "Falling Down to Find Myself". Listen Here.
If you've made a New Years' resolution to declutter, don't try to do it all at once, says Julie Coraccio. Start small - maybe just 10 minutes a day. And think about wants vs. needs. Listen Here.
It's a new year and, if your resolution is to stop worrying about pleasing everybody else (which leads to incredible burn-out!), then listen to Janice Burt's tips..and show yourself some love! Listen Here.
Yuri Williams discovered his cure for depression was helping others and now he travels to all 50 states bringing joy (and gifts) to children, families, pets, veterans, and the houseless...dressed as a super hero! Listen Here.
It's important to know not only what to say but also when to say it. After a long career at several Fortune 100 companies, I've learned lessons that are applicable no matter what size your business. Drew Aversa, a coach, motivational speaker and consultant asks me some probing questions on a historic day. Listen Here.
In this 20-minute episode, Cayle interviewed me about life after losing a job thanks to COVID. We discuss new habits that helped me thrive and old habits that I recommend everyone adopt for good mental health. You'll love her energy! Listen Here.
For 30 minutes, I talk with Jamie Riene about life in the Corporate World vs. being an entrepreneur. She extracted lots of tips from me about how to take control of your own career, what you need to do while transitioning to whatever comes next and the importance of networks. Listen here.