Take a listen as these two ladies share their personal experience with bariatric surgery. The Get Happy With J podcast is all about empowering listeners on their journey to happiness with encouragement and information. This is a rare opportunity to hear first hand experiences about the much talked about gastric bypass and gastric sleeve procedures.
This week’s podcast is a discussion about human trafficking with Sara Dillefeld, director of the Human Trafficking Department with The Center for Prevention of Abuse. January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and the need to spread the word about this growing global threat is great. The statistics are alarming. In the state of Illinois alone,
I was born in Peoria Illinois, and after being raised by my grandmother in a small town about 45 minutes to the west, I came back to attend a local university and decided to stay after graduation. It was not the lure of great career opportunities that influenced my decision to remain, but the desire
It is difficult to imagine what saying goodbye to a loved one is like under any circumstance. Military families face this emotional plight on a regular basis. Our combined military is made up of over 3.5 million men and women, and over 54% of them are married. Can you imagine being a wife having to
If the current political and social climate has taught us nothing else, we have hopefully picked up on the importance of entrepreneurship. At the very least everyone needs to have a “side hustle” if you will and preferably one that you can be passionate about. This week’s guest has no shortage of passion about his
Meet make up artist, Lanisha Nazon. She is the owner and founder of Soft Glamour Beauty Studio in Peoria, Illinois. In this podcast we are talking all things beauty. This discussion is a fun departure from our usual heavy topics. It’s all about feel good fun in this chat! Lanisha knows cosmetics like few others.
There’s a story behind his smile. The ease at which a smile passes his lips is a testament to his personal journey. Do not mistake his joy as having never been through any challenging times. It would be easy to surmise that his friendly personality and good looks indicate a charmed life, but nothing could
In part two of the discussion with Megan Mutti and Jittaun Woods, you will hear how this mother went from losing a child to stillbirth to moving on with her life and thriving. How do you turn a tragedy into triumph? Take a listen to this week’s podcast and find out. It was a long
What do you do when the unimaginable happens? How do you accept what you can not understand? These are two of the many questions facing a mother who has just been given the worst news she could ever hear. This was my dilemma a little over four years ago when I was told that the
As long as you live, you are constantly going through different transitions. You go from being a child to an adult, single to married, friends and loved one in and out of your life for a variety of reasons, etc. You get the idea. We seem to be living in a particular time where we