Sunday Morning Magazine

Sunday Morning Magazine is a local Seattle podcast featuring guests from local non-profit agencies, authors and specialists in the fields that are the focus of each weekend's informative conversation. These focus areas include education, environment, charities, crime, health, domestic issues, and youth.

Latest Episodes

Manage Fear–it impedes understanding & respect, Nick Nicholas

Nick Nicholas is a retired U.S. Army first sergeant, businessman, author, consultant and professional speaker. Nick’s latest book, “Reclaiming my Life: my Journey back to God,” was inspired by a near death experience just 5 years ago. With sharing his experience Nick wants to bring awareness and understanding to our life today, to master fear from the varied things that happen to us, and ultimately to find peace of mind.


Key family business strategies for all conditions, Rebecca Meyer MBA

Whether as a consumer, an employee, or a business owner, we are aware of the challenges for businesses during this time of big change. We see how various businesses are adjusting, adapting. The way to face and work with Family enterprises is the work that Rebecca Meyer MBA does. Rebecca is the Senior Consultant at Relative Solutions, a firm that specializes in this, guiding decision-making and planning for resilient, sustainable businesses. Communication if a key ingredient. We might see how this applies to each of us, regardless of our role.


The power of, and responsibility to: Vote! Richard C. Bell

Richard Bell is a practicing attorney with a lifelong passion for the Vote, for every individual’s right to cast a ballot. His most recent book: Voting-The Ultimate Act of Resistance, The Real Truth From the Voting Rights Battlefields is a real page turner. Richard became personally involved beginning with the 2000 election, and shares experiences from that year to the present. The goal–a free, fair, and just election, and to impress upon every individual Susan B Anthony’s words: Someone struggled for your right to vote. Use it.

www.877calllaw.com www.richardcbellesq.com

Tobacco-Free-Kids asks everyone to consciously protect kids from Tobacco use

Campaign for Tobacco-Free-Kids. Matt Myers is the President, and Lisa Henriksen PhD is a researcher at Stanford University School of Medicine led the research on tobacco retailers and their proximity to schools. The research was done in 30 US cities, with Seattle being one of them. Across the 30 cities, there are 31 times more tobacco retailers than McDonald’s restaurants and 16 times more than Starbucks. The tobacco industry continues to target our kids, and it’s important to stress with our Legislature that there need to be better regulations.


Maximize the brain and Thrive, Joseph Cardillo PhD

Joseph Cardillo PhD is a national leader in holistic healthcare and best-selling author of several books in the fields of health, mind-body-spirit, and psychology. His latest book: The 12 Rules of Attention: How to Avoid Screw-Ups, Free Up Headspace, Do More and Be more at Work, is so relevant. We know it’s easy to have scattered thinking whether at work or at home, so with the stories and the simple exercises in this book, we get a better understanding of our brain, and how to use it to our best advantage.


Dr. Gary Simonds, Thriving — in Healthcare, and in LIfe!

Dr. Gary Simonds is a neurosurgeon, now retired, but who continues to teach and write. He and his coauthor Wayne Sotile PhD, have written 3 books on thriving in Healthcare. The 3rd– Thriving in Healthcare: A Positive Approach to Reclaim Balance and Avoid Burnout in Your Busy Life, is the focus for this conversation. Selfcare is really key in our lives–in general. At this time, it is even more critical, and that much more for those in healthcare.

Dr. Col. Michael Lewis, Sleep, Good medicine, Use it for your good health

Dr. Col. Michael Lewis (Ret. Army–31 year career) is the founder of Brain Health Education and Research Institute which focuses on nutritional interventions for brain health following concussions and TBIs. He discusses Sleep as a critical factor in our good health, and particularly important during this stressful CoVID time. Sleep is important for a healthy immune system, and affects concentration, mood, judgment, creativity and productive. A few key things to consider: Really aim for 7-9 hours; cut the caffeine at least 6 hours before bedtime; turn off news and social media for an hour before sleep; have a dark room.

www.brainhealtheducation.org check out CV Sciences on YouTube

Lisa Conyers talks tarriffs, stadiums, inequitable taxes in: Welfare for the Rich.

Lisa Conyers is a co-author with Phil Harvey of– Welfare for the Rich: How Your Tax Dollars End up in Millionaires’ Pockets–and What You Can do About it”.

Lisa focuses on the intersection between economic policy and real-world outcomes. Her passion is explaining complex economic issues to the layman. In this new book she focuses on welfare, trade, and regulatory policy, on state and federal tax subsidies, zoning issues, tax and banking policy. The book came out just before the Federal emergency business loans were offered–which will be the focus of the next investigation. The book will be the subject of a PBS documentary next spring.


Risha Grant–How to raise kids without unconscious bias

Risha Grant is an internationally renowned diversity, inclusion and bias expert. Her book is a good resource as she shares stories which are a great tool for understanding situations: That’s BS! How Bias Synapse Disrupts Inclusive Cultures”. She also has a corresponding “BS” Video Series. Risha shares that the simple steps we as families and communities need to be doing to create change are: Listen, Validate, Act. And read to children,– the availability of books on diversity and culture are abundant! And libraries offer story times–virtually at this time. We are the force of change.


Dr Adia H Wingfield, an equitable work place is possible for everyone

Dr. Adia Harvey Wingfield is a Professor of Sociology at Washington University. Harvard Business Review wrote that: Washington University in St. Louis has one of the more racially diverse sociology departments in academia today. Therefore when Dr. Wingfield speaks and writes on inequity in the workplace, she does so with the experience of equity being possible. Her most recent book: Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy focuses largely on the health care field, touches on the public sector, and it’s all applicable to all workplaces.

Follow her on Twitter @AdiaHWingfield