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The Spark With Stephanie James Episode Archive

A Holistic Guide to Health with Jackie Fields

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A Holistic Guide to Health with Jackie Fields

Oct 22, 2020 Season 3, Episode 115

A simple accident can change everything

A Meaningful Life with Marla Frees

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A Meaningful Life with Marla Frees

Oct 15, 2020 Season 3, Episode 114

An extraordinary adventure in healing and transformation

Manifest Your Dreams with Natalie Ledwell

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Manifest Your Dreams with Natalie Ledwell

Oct 8, 2020 Season 3, Episode 113

Live large, choose courageously, and love without limits.

Breaking On Through with Terri-Ann Russell

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Breaking On Through with Terri-Ann Russell

Sep 24, 2020 Season 3, Episode 111

What if death isn't the end?

From Accident to Achievement with Sam Cawthorn

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From Accident to Achievement with Sam Cawthorn

Sep 17, 2020 Season 3, Episode 110

"Everything starts with hope, and a belief that yes, we can make a difference."

The Healing Journey with Bill Epperly

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The Healing Journey with Bill Epperly

Sep 10, 2020 Season 3, Episode 109

PhD biochemist turned transformational life coach Bill Epperly shares how to create more peace, passion, and well-being in your life.

Being The Change with Dr. Bill Timpson

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Being The Change with Dr. Bill Timpson

Sep 3, 2020 Season 3, Episode 108

Exploring the areas of diversity, sustainability, climate change, and reform justice.

The Gift of Maybe with Allison Carmen

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The Gift of Maybe with Allison Carmen

Aug 13, 2020 Episode 107

How can we navigate these uncertain times? There is actually an amazing tool we can access in the book, "The Gift of Maybe." Author, business consultant and business/life coach Allison Carmen joins us on this episode to share with you powerful ways you...

The Golden Thread of Purpose with Holly Woods

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The Golden Thread of Purpose with Holly Woods

Jul 16, 2020 Season 3, Episode 106

What if you could find the golden threads throughout your life that would help you find your life's true purpose?

Comedy, Podcasting, and Couplehood with Dan and Lynze Cummins

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Comedy, Podcasting, and Couplehood with Dan and Lynze Cummins

Jul 9, 2020 Season 3, Episode 105

Comedy superstar Dan Cummins and his Queen, Lynze, join us this week for an amazing conversation!

Loving Yourself with Anasuya Basil

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Loving Yourself with Anasuya Basil

Jul 2, 2020 Season 3, Episode 104

We can thrive at our life in any age but did you know that we can find a place of greater peace, fulfillment and empowerment as we enter midlife? Join me this week when my guest is Amasuya Basil, nutritionist, author, craniosacral and acupressure thera...

The Vagus Nerve Connection with Dr. Eva Detko

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The Vagus Nerve Connection with Dr. Eva Detko

Jun 18, 2020 Season 3, Episode 103

"You CANNOT properly address health issues — like gut, immune system or brain disorders — without optimizing vagus nerve function."

Let's Talk Relationships with Kev Hick

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Let's Talk Relationships with Kev Hick

Jun 11, 2020 Season 3, Episode 102

How do you build healthy relationships especially during a pandemic?

Creating a Path to What Matters with Mark Nepo

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Creating a Path to What Matters with Mark Nepo

Jun 4, 2020 Season 3, Episode 101

How do we find peace despite the chaos in our world today?

Milestone Celebration with Dr. Morgan Oaks

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Milestone Celebration with Dr. Morgan Oaks

May 28, 2020 Season 3, Episode 100

We're celebrating 100 episodes of The Spark with a special two-hour episode!

The Power of Meditation with Tom Cronin

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The Power of Meditation with Tom Cronin

May 21, 2020 Episode 99

Want more peace, clarity, joy and connection in your life?

The Soulmate Secret with Arielle Ford

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The Soulmate Secret with Arielle Ford

May 14, 2020 Episode 98

Find out what makes a good relationship great, how to make love grow, and how to create the love life of your dreams!

Inner Resources for Challenging Times with Kristian Strang

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Inner Resources for Challenging Times with Kristian Strang

May 7, 2020 Episode 97

How do we take good care of ourselves through life's challenges and maintain a sense of balance and well-being each day?

A New Era Emerging with Phillip Moore and Gabriela and Solomon Masala

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A New Era Emerging with Phillip Moore and Gabriela and Solomon Masala

Apr 23, 2020 Episode 96

How do we transform the world? Perhaps it begins in many ways with one of those being through a new paradigm of how we envision education for our children and our children's children.

Transforming The World From Within with John Raatz

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Transforming The World From Within with John Raatz

Apr 16, 2020 Episode 95

When we think of Hollywood, we don't necessarily think of consciousness, connection, and calm, but John Raatz, the founder and CEO of the Visioneering Group and the vital force behind the Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment (G.A.T.E.) wi...

Women Emerging with Misa Hopkins

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Women Emerging with Misa Hopkins

Apr 9, 2020 Episode 94

We can each help put an end to sexual abuse as we work on healing ourselves.

Finding Calm in Uncertain Times with Amit Goswami, Ph.D.

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Finding Calm in Uncertain Times with Amit Goswami, Ph.D.

Apr 2, 2020 Episode 93

During this time which is so difficult for so many, quantum physicist Amit Goswami, Ph.D. offers us a way to find the calm in our minds and peace for our souls. How do you create peace and happiness amidst a pandemic? What can you do to generate well-b...

Sacred Sexuality with Helen Hillix

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Sacred Sexuality with Helen Hillix

Mar 26, 2020 Episode 92

This episode is intended for mature audiences. Listener discretion is advised.

Want to make your sex life even better? Join us for this episode with sex, family, and couples therapist Helen Hillix for a revealing discussion on what creat...

An Incredible Journey with Maria Nhambu

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An Incredible Journey with Maria Nhambu

Mar 19, 2020 Episode 91

Growing up in an orphanage in Tanzania, Maria Nhambu shares with us her powerful, deeply moving and sometimes painful story of how she cultivated resiliency amongst a life backdrop of complex race issues, abuse, and incredibly harsh experiences. In thi...

Awareness That Heals with Robert Strock

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Awareness That Heals with Robert Strock

Mar 12, 2020 Episode 90

Want the tools to create more happiness, harmony and well-being in your life? Then listen to this week's episode with psychotherapist Robert Strock and learn how to cultivate an awareness that heals. During an almost five-decade practice as a teac...

Fashion, Film, and Family with The Longs

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Fashion, Film, and Family with The Longs

Mar 5, 2020 Episode 89

The strength in family, hard times, and how to hold onto your dreams and create an incredible life.

The Warrior Heart with HeatherAsh Amara

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The Warrior Heart with HeatherAsh Amara

Feb 27, 2020 Episode 88

Find out how to transform confusion into clarity and pain into peace on this episode of The Spark with community leader and best selling author Heather Ash Amara. In her new book, The Warrior Heart Practice, Heathe...

The Human Climate with Carol Smaldino

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The Human Climate with Carol Smaldino

Feb 20, 2020 Episode 87

There is so much division in our world today. Our political climate, our earth's climate, and the climate between races and religions can seem at times they are in crisis. What if we could build a bridge and foster what Carol Smaldino calls The Hu...

A Second Anniversary Celebration

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A Second Anniversary Celebration

Feb 13, 2020 Episode 86

On tonight's episode, we celebrate our second anniversary with a look back on some of our favorite conversations over the last year. Curated by Stephanie, you'll hear stories to light you up, heal your heart, and s...

The Portal with Jacqui Fifer

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The Portal with Jacqui Fifer

Feb 6, 2020 Episode 85

You can create a richer, deeper, more fulfilling life when you enter The Portal.

From Troubles to Transformation with Frank Pasciuti

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From Troubles to Transformation with Frank Pasciuti

Jan 16, 2020 Episode 84

What if our struggles actually serve as a segue for true transformation? In this episode of The Spark, psychologist and author Frank Pasciuti explains how our difficulties can actually be our greatest gifts leading...

Success Mindsets with Ryan Gottfredson

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Success Mindsets with Ryan Gottfredson

Jan 9, 2020 Episode 83

We all want to be successful. Having a success mindset is the key to achieving our goals and dreams, but how do we develop it?

Life, Love, and Synchronicity with Stephen G. Post

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Life, Love, and Synchronicity with Stephen G. Post

Jan 2, 2020 Episode 82

Some of us are aware of our life's purpose and some of us are still searching. Often times, pointers to this purpose show up in synchronicity, dreams, and other "divine nudging" along the way. Join us this week for...

The Healing Power of Light with Melody Masters

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The Healing Power of Light with Melody Masters

Dec 22, 2019 Episode 81

A personal journey through pain and how light therapy can truly enhance and transform our lives.

Infinity and Beyond with Paula Lenz

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Infinity and Beyond with Paula Lenz

Dec 12, 2019 Episode 80

Paula Lenz had an extraordinary experience driving home after her brother's funeral; one so powerful that she hesitated to tell people about it for 30 years.

Hypnotherapy and Healing with Stephen Poplin

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Hypnotherapy and Healing with Stephen Poplin

Dec 4, 2019 Episode 79

Regressive Hypnotherapy. What is it and how can it benefit our healing? Author, ordained minister, and hypnotherapist Stephen Poplin joins us on the spark to talk about reincarnation, karma, and the importance of p...

The Significance of Your Story with Leah Lamb

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The Significance of Your Story with Leah Lamb

Nov 21, 2019 Episode 78

Writer, producer, and transformational storyteller Leah Lamb is creating a new frontier. She is helping others to bring meaning to their lives through using storytelling as a transformational tool. Her workshops he...

The Financial Freedom Act with Scott Smith

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The Financial Freedom Act with Scott Smith

Nov 14, 2019 Episode 77

Free healthcare, free college, and no income tax. What would America be like if those things were true?

Discovering Your Divinity with H.H. Bhavna Shinde

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Discovering Your Divinity with H.H. Bhavna Shinde

Nov 7, 2019 Episode 76

What if there was a direct way you could change your negative emotions and behaviors and develop a sense of calm and well-being instead? In this episode of The Spark, H.H. Bhavna Shinde teaches us about the powerful practices that can influence our...

The Answers to Everything with Amit Goswami, Ph.D.

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The Answers to Everything with Amit Goswami, Ph.D.

Sep 26, 2019 Episode 75

What the Bleep Do We Know? In 2004, it was the movie that introduced the mainstream to quantum physics and expanded our view of reality. Our guest on this episode of The Spark is Dr. Amit Goswami, one of the scientists in that film and the author of...

Living Beyond the Veil with Donna Visocky

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Living Beyond the Veil with Donna Visocky

Sep 19, 2019 Episode 74

Sometimes some of the greatest tragedies we face, become our biggest lessons and change us in amazing and beautiful ways we never imagined possible. Author, promoter, and business woman Donna Visocky went through a ten year journey of grief and...

The Guide to Ageless Living with George and Sedena Cappannelli

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The Guide to Ageless Living with George and Sedena Cappannelli

Sep 12, 2019 Episode 73

The Fountain of Youth. Many people have searched for it and our media has perpetuated it as the holy grail to happiness. But what if the real secret to ageless living and a deeply meaningful life was already right here, inside of us. Join me this...

The Power of Listening with Tarek Mounib

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The Power of Listening with Tarek Mounib

Sep 5, 2019 Episode 72

Free Trip to Egypt. This is what creator and producer Tarek Mounib offered to hundreds of Americans across the country.  What resulted was an amazing journey into the unknown, and a  film about the transformational power of human connection. This...

Yin Yoga and a Better You with Stefanie Arend

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Yin Yoga and a Better You with Stefanie Arend

Aug 29, 2019 Episode 71

There is an amazing way to take care of yourself and recharge your batteries that you may not have heard of. Yin yoga is an awesome and gentle way to find your center, improve your health, and bring calm to your life.  Author, teacher, and holistic...

Living Full Out with Nanci Solari

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Living Full Out with Nanci Solari

Aug 15, 2019 Episode 70

Living full out. How many of us can say we really live life this way and what does it really mean? Our guest this week is speaker, coach and radio show host Nancy Solari, and she joins us to talk about how we can develop an empowered, positive...

The Spark 069: Your Life is Your Prayer with Sam Beasley

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The Spark 069: Your Life is Your Prayer with Sam Beasley

Aug 8, 2019

Change your prayer, change your life. That's the clear and powerful message from author, speaker, and successful entrepreneur, Sam Beasley in his new book with BJ Gallagher, Your Life is Your Prayer. Filled with inspirational wisdom, in this...

The Spark 068: A Conscious Campaign with Harvey Stone

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The Spark 068: A Conscious Campaign with Harvey Stone

Aug 1, 2019

In today's political race of mudslinging and defamation, it is hard to imagine any other way a candidate might campaign. We are used to seeing the slander and the lies and the "savior complex" many of these candidates exude. But what if there was a...

The Spark 067: The Honeymoon Effect with Dr. Bruce Lipton

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The Spark 067: The Honeymoon Effect with Dr. Bruce Lipton

Jul 18, 2019

What is The Honeymoon Effect? Many of us know that initial phase in relationships where it can feel like heaven on earth. But what if that "phase" was sustainable, and not actually a phase at all? Join us for part two in our special series with Dr....

The Spark 066: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life with Dr. Bruce Lipton

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The Spark 066: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life with Dr. Bruce Lipton

Jul 11, 2019

We have the power to change our lives... and the surprising news is that the key to make this change is not outside of us, but between our own two ears. Did you know that 95% of our thoughts and beliefs that we are acting from are subconscious? Dr....

The Spark 065: Gifts of the Gita with Isaac Bentwich

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The Spark 065: Gifts of the Gita with Isaac Bentwich

Jun 27, 2019

There are many examples of how to live our best lives. The Bhagvad Gita provides one of these paths discussing some of the most profound issues from violence, to morality, to learning that true happiness comes from within. A beautiful Hindu text that...

The Spark 064: Embracing The Natural with Madi Sato

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The Spark 064: Embracing The Natural with Madi Sato

Jun 20, 2019

From her Cherokee upbringing and Japanese and Irish roots comes the beautiful and important voice of Madi Sato. 15 years as a professional singer and recording artist, Madi’s passion for communing with nature, celebrating the earth, and teaching us...

The Spark 063: Rituals of Healing with Barbara Dossey

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The Spark 063: Rituals of Healing with Barbara Dossey

Jun 6, 2019

You have more healing power in your body than you cam imagine. What if rituals were one of the keys to unlocking our ability to heal ourselves?  Barbara Dossey, internationally-recognized pioneer in holistic nursing and nurse coaching will show us the...

The Spark 062: Rhythm of the Soul with Solomon Masala

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The Spark 062: Rhythm of the Soul with Solomon Masala

May 30, 2019

There is a distinct rhythm to our soul and a powerful thing happening when we connect with other people and find a collective beat that allows us to make beautiful music together. Join me for this energizing interview with entrepreneur and rhythmic...

The Spark 061: Intimacy, Connection, and Better Sex

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The Spark 061: Intimacy, Connection, and Better Sex

May 23, 2019

Let’s talk about sex: the good, the bad, and the ugly – and how we can experience more intimacy and more fulfilling sex in our lives. This week on #TheSpark, Stephanie is joined by bestselling author and sexuality teacher Sheri Winston as we dive into...

The Spark 060: Everyday Magnificent with Gabriela Masala

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The Spark 060: Everyday Magnificent with Gabriela Masala

May 16, 2019

Want to change your life and add more positivity to your day? Author, consultant, and facilitator Gabriela Masala offers a fast track to an embodied life of gratitude, creativity, presence, and joy.  Join us as we talk with this amazing woman and...

The Spark 059: The Podcasting Revolution with Jared Easley

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The Spark 059: The Podcasting Revolution with Jared Easley

May 2, 2019

Making his mark in the podcast world, Jared Easley is a true entrepreneur who created a podcast event platform that attracts podcasters from around the globe.  Podcast Movement is a special event to encourage, educate, and inspire it's participants. ...

The Spark 058: Modern Day Feminism with Adrienne van der Valk

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The Spark 058: Modern Day Feminism with Adrienne van der Valk

Apr 25, 2019

This week on The Spark, as part of our celebration of welcoming new sister show Feminist Hotdog to the NoCo FM family, Stephanie chats with show host and creator Adrienne van der Valk about the inspiration behind the show, her career in social work,...

The Spark 057: Changing The World with Stephan A. Schwartz

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The Spark 057: Changing The World with Stephan A. Schwartz

Apr 18, 2019

So, you want to change the world? Stephan A. Schwartz, a social change agent and internationally known researcher in the field of extraordinary human functioning, will show you how to do just that. As a scientist, author, and researcher,Stephan has...

The Spark 056: Hard Livin', Hope, and Honky-tonk with Brian Johanson of Sugar Britches

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The Spark 056: Hard Livin', Hope, and Honky-tonk with Brian Johanson of Sugar Britches

Apr 11, 2019

Music can transport us to amazing places... It soothes our souls, lifts our spirits, and can speak to us in ways when sometimes mere words fall short. This week, singer-songwriter and musician Brian Johanson shares with us his journey through hard...

The Spark 055: The Root of All Healing with Misa Hopkins

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The Spark 055: The Root of All Healing with Misa Hopkins

Apr 4, 2019

What if you could unlock the doors to self healing and open up a pathway to more happiness, health, and well-being? Author, speaker and healing coach Misa Hopkins helps guide our way to the place where we can access healing and reduce our chronic...

The Spark 054: Community Through Coffee (and Beyond) with McCabe Callahan

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The Spark 054: Community Through Coffee (and Beyond) with McCabe Callahan

Mar 28, 2019

The smell of good coffee, friendly conversation, and the sense of community: these are all elements that went into McCabe Callahan's vision for Mugs Coffee Lounge in Fort Collins, Colorado. On this episode, McCabe explores with us the importance of...

The Spark 053: Risking The Rapids with Irene O'Garden

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The Spark 053: Risking The Rapids with Irene O'Garden

Mar 21, 2019

In the river of life we face many obstacles and challenges. Irene O'Garden's wilderness raft adventure actually put her face-to-face with real-life danger and difficulties that she not only had to overcome, but in working with her family to navigate...

The Spark 052: Consciousness, Connection, and the One Mind with Dr. Larry Dossey

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The Spark 052: Consciousness, Connection, and the One Mind with Dr. Larry Dossey

Mar 14, 2019

There is something amazing happening in our world right now. It is the combined wisdom of science, psychology, and spirituality which are all intertwining to create a new paradigm of what it means to be interconnected on this planet. Join us for this...

The Spark 051: Choosing Yourself with Joresa Blount

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The Spark 051: Choosing Yourself with Joresa Blount

Mar 7, 2019

Loving yourself isn't an easy task, and choosing ourselves first can seem even more counter-intuitive. This week on The Spark, Forbes contributing writer Joresa Blount will be giving us the lowdown on how to pick ourselves up, put ourselves first, and...

The Spark 050: Sexual Empowerment with Veronica Monet

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The Spark 050: Sexual Empowerment with Veronica Monet

Feb 28, 2019

The journey to empowerment often takes us on unexpected paths. Veronica Monet's story is one most of us can't even imagine. Born to a religious cult, dealing with incest, rape, addiction, and later becoming a high-end escort for 14 years, Veronica now...

The Spark 049: The School of Love with Phillip Moore

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The Spark 049: The School of Love with Phillip Moore

Feb 21, 2019

We have all heard the term, "Children are our future," but what kind of future are we providing for them? Phillip Moore, former director of the Upland Hills School, shares a new educational paradigm with us this week. He helps us explore the...

The Spark 048: You Just Gotta Laugh with Alicia Dattner

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The Spark 048: You Just Gotta Laugh with Alicia Dattner

Feb 14, 2019

Just a spoon full of humor makes our anxiety go down.  Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies and triggers the release of endorphins, the body's natural feel-good chemicals. Simply put, we all...

The Spark 047: First Anniversary Celebration with Stephanie and Friends

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The Spark 047: First Anniversary Celebration with Stephanie and Friends

Feb 7, 2019

We started NoCo FM with one original show: The Spark With Stephanie James. From that, we've grown into a full network with seven original shows and more on the way. This week, we're celebrating one year of our flagship program with a look back on the...

The Spark 046: Rising Strong with Becca Lynn Johnson

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The Spark 046: Rising Strong with Becca Lynn Johnson

Jan 31, 2019

Creating a life with more joy, personal power, and a deep sense of purpose.  These are the elements that my guest Becca Lynn Johnson has combined in her Rooted in Reason program and she shares her philosophy and her wisdom with us this week on The...

The Spark 045: The Guru's Guide to Peaceful Living with Philip Goldberg

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The Spark 045: The Guru's Guide to Peaceful Living with Philip Goldberg

Jan 24, 2019

Turn on the news. Full of fear mongering, the disaster of the day, or what is wrong in our world, it can leave even the most grounded of us, grasping for some stability. We can all get caught in searching for things externally that can bring us some...

The Spark 044: The Secrets of Sisterhood with Sarah Bachraty, Shelly Bond, and Jenny Hay

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The Spark 044: The Secrets of Sisterhood with Sarah Bachraty, Shelly Bond, and Jenny Hay

Jan 17, 2019

In our current state of the world, we all need support, connection, and understanding more than ever. As women, when we show up for each other in this way, something amazing happens. We begin to heal and grow and become better able to share our own...

The Spark 043: The New Health Model with Dr. Elson Haas, MD

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The Spark 043: The New Health Model with Dr. Elson Haas, MD

Jan 10, 2019

Longevity and accessing the fountain of youth. How many of us are wanting to discover the keys that unlock the doors to these states? Join us as we talk to a pioneer in integrative medicine, Dr. Elson Haas, who guides us on our paths towards...

The Spark 042: Sharing The Journey with Emily Rapp Black

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The Spark 042: Sharing The Journey with Emily Rapp Black

Jan 3, 2019

As we reflect on the new year, we often search for what brings meaning to our lives. Emily Rapp Black, New York Times bestselling author of "The Still Point of the Turning World" and "Poster Child: A Memoir", shares her personal memoirs and what has...

The Spark 041: Living In Full Color with Dr. Jacob Israel Liberman

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The Spark 041: Living In Full Color with Dr. Jacob Israel Liberman

Dec 20, 2018

As we approach the winter solstice, it signifies more light coming into the world. In my interview with Dr. Jacob Israel Liberman, he teaches us how we can increase the light in our own lives. An internationally-respected public speaker, author, and...

The Spark 040: Healing Body and Soul with Kyczy Hawk

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The Spark 040: Healing Body and Soul with Kyczy Hawk

Dec 6, 2018

Yoga has long been considered a healing art, but when interwoven with the twelve steps of recovery, it can truly become a transformational process which evokes healing at the deepest levels. Author and yoga teacher Kyczy Hawk has been teaching...

The Spark 038: Dreams Do Come True with Cindy Sarai

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The Spark 038: Dreams Do Come True with Cindy Sarai

Nov 22, 2018

Ever have a dream come true? Something that you truly wished for, that when it came to fruition felt like a miracle? Cindy Sarai has been helping people make their fondest dreams of creating a family and adopting a child come true for over a quarter...

The Spark 037: Soul To Soul with Elena Mannes

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The Spark 037: Soul To Soul with Elena Mannes

Nov 15, 2018

It has been said that dogs are man's best friend, but how deep does that connection go? In a thought provoking interview with Elena Mannes, we go deep into realms of exploring how we are truly bonded to our furry friends. Elena Mannes is a television...

The Spark 036: Living Above Average with Jeff Crabtree

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The Spark 036: Living Above Average with Jeff Crabtree

Nov 8, 2018

What if you could think out of the box and take your life to whole new level?  Many of us settle for an average, "normal" life inside of our comfort zone.  True adventure, excitement, and deeper fulfillment lie just outside of that zone, but often we...

The Spark 035: The Trifecta of Feeling Terrific with Dr. David Burns

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The Spark 035: The Trifecta of Feeling Terrific with Dr. David Burns

Nov 1, 2018

It's not often in life that we get to meet our heroes. David Burns has professionally been one of mine and during his career, he has helped thousands of people to change their thoughts and improve their lives, literally taking them from good to great...

The Spark 034: The Heart of the Goddess with Hallie Inglehart Austen

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The Spark 034: The Heart of the Goddess with Hallie Inglehart Austen

Oct 18, 2018

In a world where the #MeToo movement has made such a huge impact, more and more people are becoming aware of the importance of embracing the feminine in our world. Join me this week as I talk with author Hallie Iglehart Austen about the myths, and...

The Spark 033: Making The Shot with Michael Kutcher

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The Spark 033: Making The Shot with Michael Kutcher

Oct 11, 2018

We all want to shoot for our dreams and live purpose-filled lives. But what limits us? Is it our physical limitations, environmental circumstances, or our limited beliefs? We all have challenges that can either become the barriers that defeat us or...

The Spark 032: Out of the Rabbit Hole with Marian Sandmaier

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The Spark 032: Out of the Rabbit Hole with Marian Sandmaier

Oct 4, 2018

When we are deep in the rabbit hole it is hard to see the light of day. The same is true for depression.  It can feel like it is taking us under and the climb to the light can seem like a very steep and slippery slope. Join us for an inspiring...

The Spark 031: The Evolution of Belief with Steve Bhaerman

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The Spark 031: The Evolution of Belief with Steve Bhaerman

Sep 27, 2018

A new era in our world is evolving. What will usher in this new era is an emerging belief system that combines science and spirituality in a way that heightens our awareness of our interconnections with each other, the earth, and for the physical...

The Spark 030: Making Love Last with Dr. Ellen Wachtel

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The Spark 030: Making Love Last with Dr. Ellen Wachtel

Sep 20, 2018

A warm embrace, a knowing glance, and intentionally spoken kind words... These are the simple, but often forgotten ingredients of creating lasting love. This week our guest is Dr. Ellen Wachtel. Ellen has a Ph.D in clinical psychology from New York...

The Spark 029: Breakthrough to Healing with Dr. Matthew May

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The Spark 029: Breakthrough to Healing with Dr. Matthew May

Sep 6, 2018

Transformation. We all have times in our lives where we seek the ability to make the changes necessary to lead a happier, more fulfilling life.  Often times this change can take months, and even years, as we try to transform ourselves for the better....

The Spark 028: Behind The Spark with Stephanie James

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The Spark 028: Behind The Spark with Stephanie James

Aug 30, 2018

It's back-to-school season, so in the spirit of this time of renewal, we invite you to learn about the host, the woman, the healer, as we go Behind The Spark. This week, producer Chris Lanphear interviews Stephanie James about how she got into social...

The Spark 027: Big Man, Huge Heart with Jim Opperman

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The Spark 027: Big Man, Huge Heart with Jim Opperman

Aug 23, 2018

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. This one happens to come in size XXXL with a heart to match. Join us as we talk to professional athlete, coach, and mentor Jim Opperman as he talks to us about not just how he has survived in life, how he has...

The Spark 026: The Science and Practice of Presence with Dr. Dan Siegel

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The Spark 026: The Science and Practice of Presence with Dr. Dan Siegel

Aug 15, 2018

We all have stress in our lives. Often times we try to seek relief from our stress through outside means which aren't necessarily healthy for us.  What if the tool for transformation was actually within us the whole time just waiting to be utilized?...

The Spark 025: From Prejudice to Understanding with Dr. Mark Benn (Rebroadcast)

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The Spark 025: From Prejudice to Understanding with Dr. Mark Benn (Rebroadcast)

Aug 8, 2018

On this episode, we look back on one of our favorite early episodes in our conversation with Dr. Mark Benn, Psy.D. Dr. Benn is a licensed psychologist and recently retired adjunct professor at Colorado State University, diversity trainer, mediator,...

The Spark 024: The Wrong Side of Comfortable with Amy Charity

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The Spark 024: The Wrong Side of Comfortable with Amy Charity

Aug 2, 2018

Chase your dream. Discover your potential. Transform your life. These are the inspirational words that grace the cover of Amy Charity's book, "The Wrong Side of Comfortable." Amy Charity is a professional speaker, author, and former U.S. women's...

The Spark 023: Illuminating Your Life with Dr. Jacob Liberman

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The Spark 023: Illuminating Your Life with Dr. Jacob Liberman

Jul 25, 2018

We all want to experience greater happiness, peace, and well-being in our lives and we all want to find deeper meaning and purpose for our lives. What if the answers were already there inside of you and you merely needed to “turn on the light” of...

The Spark 022: The Art of An Authentic Apology with Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.

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The Spark 022: The Art of An Authentic Apology with Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.

Jul 18, 2018

How do we say “I’m sorry?” A true apology goes beyond words and includes our behavior, and our ability to express empathy and connect with one another. There actually is an art to apology; a way we can own our own behavior and express our apologies...

The Spark 021: Your Calling: The Ethic of Care with Lynn Owens, Ph.D.

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The Spark 021: Your Calling: The Ethic of Care with Lynn Owens, Ph.D.

Jul 11, 2018

How can we be our best selves and harness our best potential? How do we focus on what's right with us instead of what's wrong? Lynn M. Owens, Ph.D. is a passionate educator who empowers others to care for themselves and others, to harness the...

The Spark 020: On the Road to Feeling Great with Dr. David Burns

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The Spark 020: On the Road to Feeling Great with Dr. David Burns

Jun 27, 2018

What if you could dramatically change the way you feel and have a life changing breakthrough in only two hours or less? Dr. David Burns' new T.E.A.M. therapy proves this kind of change from devastation to liberation is possible. With new relapse...

The Spark 019: The Unsinkable Molly Bloom

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The Spark 019: The Unsinkable Molly Bloom

Jun 20, 2018

Molly Bloom is an exceptional woman who grew up in an extrordinary family in Loveland, Colorado. Her parents both had successful professional careers; one of her brothers is a two-time Olympian and entrpreneur while the other is a surgeon. Molly,...

The Spark 018: Going Beyond Counseling to Creating Community with Cassie Poncelow

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The Spark 018: Going Beyond Counseling to Creating Community with Cassie Poncelow

Jun 13, 2018

The road we set out on in not always the one that will lead us to our greatest destiny. Travel along with us as we talk to nationally nominated school counselor of the year, Cassie Poncelow about her passion for creating programs that help promote...

The Spark 017: Rewiring Your Brain with Daniel Ellenberg

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The Spark 017: Rewiring Your Brain with Daniel Ellenberg

Jun 6, 2018

Rewiring our brains for more peace, happiness, and satisfaction. Sounds like the stuff of a great science fiction novel. The truth is this is all very doable and we can learn to enhance our life experience by learning the tools that help us go beyond...

The Spark 016: Muscle, Mind, and Motivation with Dr. Ryan Johnson

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The Spark 016: Muscle, Mind, and Motivation with Dr. Ryan Johnson

May 30, 2018

How we take care of ourselves will determine our health, our longevity and the quality of our lives.  What if you could tap into the fountain of youth and vitality merely by what you eat? Join us as we talk with Dr. Ryan Johnson about his journey...

The Spark 015: Revving Up Your Relationship with Stan Tatkin

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The Spark 015: Revving Up Your Relationship with Stan Tatkin

May 16, 2018

“Relationships are difficult,” begins Dr. Stan Tatkin in his 2016 TED Talk. However, as you will see… they are not impossible; in fact, being in a relationship with another human being and becoming on expert on each other, is actually one of the most...

The Spark 014: Feeling Good Now with Dr. David Burns

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The Spark 014: Feeling Good Now with Dr. David Burns

May 9, 2018

We have amazing power within us.  We actually have the power to change our thoughts, and in doing so, can change our feelings, our actions, and eventually our lives. This episode is an inspirational way to start taking control of your automatic...

Spark Extra: Meeting Dr. Stephen R. Covey with Weldon Long

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Spark Extra: Meeting Dr. Stephen R. Covey with Weldon Long

May 7, 2018

Sometimes you can't fit all of the stories that you'd like to include within the constraints of a one hour radio show. So now we're introducing Spark Extra, a feature where we spotlight interesting stories and bits that for one reason or another, we...

The Spark 013: Poverty, Prison, and the Power of Consistency with Weldon Long

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The Spark 013: Poverty, Prison, and the Power of Consistency with Weldon Long

May 2, 2018

Think about spending 13 years in prison. Most of us can't even imagine 13 minutes there. On this episode of The Spark, I speak with Weldon Long, who went through an amazing journey from convicted felon, to total transformation and amazing success in...

The Spark 012: A Thirty Year Overnight Success with Curt Richardson of OtterBox

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The Spark 012: A Thirty Year Overnight Success with Curt Richardson of OtterBox

Apr 25, 2018

Warm, Giving, and Kind. Are these the terms that come to mind when you think of a serial entrepreneur? They definitely are for me after my interview with founder and chairman of OtterBox, Curt Richardson. During this interview, Curt gives the...

The Spark 011: Sex, Sexuality, and Ourselves

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The Spark 011: Sex, Sexuality, and Ourselves

Apr 18, 2018

Too often our sexuality has been kept under the covers and in the dark. We are all sexual beings and having a healthy sense of our own sexuality is an essential part of embracing who we truly are. Join us as we journey into this tantalizing topic...

The Spark 010: Igniting the Magic of Music

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The Spark 010: Igniting the Magic of Music

Apr 11, 2018

Music moves us mind body and soul. But did you know music can actually change our brains and enhance our lives? Resent research with children has shown that there is a direct correlation between listening to classical music, learning how to play an...

The Spark 009: Transforming Trauma with EMDR

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The Spark 009: Transforming Trauma with EMDR

Apr 4, 2018

How do you define trauma? It isn’t just car crashes, natural disasters, or unexpected loss of a loved one. Actually, trauma can be experienced when we are bullied, go through divorce, or have an embarrassing moment in our childhoods. The beliefs we...

The Spark 008: The Art of Resilience with Dr. Rick Hanson

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The Spark 008: The Art of Resilience with Dr. Rick Hanson

Mar 28, 2018

Did you know that resiliency is something you can actually grow? There are certain ingredients that go into planting and cultivating a thriving garden. We must tend to it, make sure it gets adequate water and sunlight, and must pull the weeds if we...

The Spark 007: Mindset and Motivation

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The Spark 007: Mindset and Motivation

Mar 21, 2018

You never know who's smiling at you from across the counter. Chris Hammes works at Mugs coffee shop in downtown Fort Collins, Colorado. Most mornings when I arrive at Mugs for my daily coffee ritual, I am greeted by his warm smile and kind demeanor --...

The Spark 006: The Abundance Effect with Justin Morales

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The Spark 006: The Abundance Effect with Justin Morales

Mar 15, 2018

What do you think of when you think of the term "serial entrepreneur?" Wealth? Power? Jet setting around the globe? Justin Morales, serial entrepreneur answers that question and more when we discuss his new book, The Abundance Effect - How to Shift...

The Spark 005: Demystifying Mental Illness

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The Spark 005: Demystifying Mental Illness

Mar 7, 2018

We get perspectives from both sides of the mental illness spectrum. First, we talk with Dr. James Kagan, MD, a psychaitrist with over 40 years of experience. Dr. Kagan is also co-author, with Dr. Rick Delaney, Ph.D., of A 3-D View of Foster, Kinship,...

The Spark 004: Metal Motivation with C.J. Ortiz

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The Spark 004: Metal Motivation with C.J. Ortiz

Feb 28, 2018

We talk with C.J. Ortiz, The Metal Motivator. C.J. takes an unconventional, edgy approach to motivation, which is that "whatever you do in life, don't suck." As The Metal Motivator, C.J. produces hundreds of videos and podcasts that serve as daily...

The Spark 003: Growing Through Grief with Tad and Jona Johnson of Alexa's Hugs

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The Spark 003: Growing Through Grief with Tad and Jona Johnson of Alexa's Hugs

Feb 21, 2018

Alexa Johnson was just 19 years old when she was driving on the interstate late at night and had a tragic accident. Alexa was not wearing her seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle, where she died instantly. On this episode, we talk with Alexa's...

The Spark 002: From Prejudice to Understanding with Dr. Mark Benn

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The Spark 002: From Prejudice to Understanding with Dr. Mark Benn

Feb 14, 2018

On this episode, we talk with Dr. Mark Benn, Psy.D. Dr. Benn is a licensed psychologist and recently retired adjunct professor at Colorado State University, diversity trainer, mediator, conference keynote presenter, and author of the book Stories From...

The Spark 001: Crafting a Spark-Filled Life with Dr. Larry Bloom

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The Spark 001: Crafting a Spark-Filled Life with Dr. Larry Bloom

Feb 7, 2018

For this debut edition of The Spark, host Stephanie James is joined in studio by Dr. Larry Bloom, a clinical psychologist, professor emeritus at Colorado State University. While at CSU, Larry was the director of the Psychological Service Center and...