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

4/10/22: Dr. Jimmie Stewart – An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Be active.

on Sunday Morning Magazine: Dr. Jimmie Stewart is a family practice doc with Pacific Medical Centers. He underscores that for our good long-term health it’s important to have preventive care, regular screenings & strong doctor-patient relationships. Having relocated to Washington in the last few years Dr. Stewart is amazed by this area and all the opportunities for good, simple activity. He underscores the need for 150 minutes of activity per week.


4/03/22: Elaine Parke – Honor the planet each day in April and create a long lasting habit

on Sunday Morning Magazine: Elaine Parke author of ‘The Habits of Unity–12 Months to a Stronger America’ is with us to begin a new month with a new focus for creating unity, and it begins with just one, with ourself. April is designated “Take Care of Our Environment” which fits with Earth Day on Friday April 22. In the spirit of the power of one, April is a great month to plant a tree, whether in our yard, or in a green space, or create a flowering container on the deck. We know the precariousness of our planet, so we can find many ways to be a force of positive change.


3/27/22 Dr. Monica Vermani – Challenges are opportunities for growth. A Deeper Wellness.

on Sunday Morning Magazine: Dr. Monica Vermani is a clinical psychologist, public speaker, teacher and author in the field of mental health and wellness. Dr. Vermani’s approach is holistic, teaching us the interconnection of our mind, body and spirit. Her new book is a great tool, a guide that takes us on the journey of a personal exploration and conversation. The workbook style of “A Deeper Wellness: Conquering Stress, Mood, Anxiety and Traumas” guides us in making meaningful change.


3/20/22: The pain that drives young people into gangs, a major solution in LA

on Sunday Morning Magazine: Thomas Vozzo is a global business executive who left that world when he saw the injustices and is now the unpaid CEO of Homeboy. In his book “The Homeboy Way: A Radical Approach to Business and Life” Thomas relates his story and finding his way to volunteering at Homeboy Industries in LA. Founded 30 years ago this very successful entity assists former gang members and those who have been in prison build a new and fulfilling life. Thousands of these former gang members have come through the doors to find counseling, education, housing and good employment. Thomas provides insights into the shattered lives these individuals have come from.


3/13/22: Dr. Kerlan Wolsey – Lung health is Life health. Be Active. Avoid smoking in any form.

on Sunday Morning Magazine: Dr. Kerlan Wolsey is a pulmonologist with Pacific Medical Centers, discusses lung health, building it and maintaining it. Our cool moist northwest climate contributes to lung challenges so it’s important to pay attention to the things going on with our breathing. The simple activity of 30-minutes of walking 5 days/week helps to build lung strength, and since many of us have been more sedentary over the past 2 years, this is a good and simple activity. Also, steer clear of any kind of smoking activity.


3/06/22: Elaine Parke | Resolve Conflict–begin in our own life, each of us, let the healing flow outward.

on Sunday Morning Magazine: Elaine Parke is a visionary and the author of ‘The Habits of Unity–12 Months to a Stronger America’ and she joins us as we begin a new month. March is designated: Resolve Conflicts (and of course all year long). We might see the value and importance of this as war brews in the Ukraine. While we pray for a good resolution across the globe, we can look at our own lives and relationships and find where we can make peace in our own circumstances. Elaine worked with communities in the midwest in the early 2000s with great results and great engagement of all ages.

2/27/22: Affordable 5K wireless for low income persons and families

on Sunday Morning Magazine: Matthew Cave, Market Director for Cricket Wireless offers an update on affordable 5G wireless plans for individuals and families, a program that should be in place for at least 3-4 years with an infusion of $14billion in federal funding. A family of 4 could have phone or tablet service for just $70 if they qualify as low income. People can check on this at: ACPbenefit.org


2/27/22: Hey Teens, here’s an opportunity to tell a story about cancer

Anna Gottlieb is the founder and Executive. Director of Cancer Pathways in Seattle. For more than 20 years persons facing a cancer diagnosis have found support in this benevolent organization as have their family and friends. Teens have a special opportunity now to write about their encounter with this disease in an essay contest: Cancer Unwrapped.The program has now spread nationwide and has had a much therapeutic effect.

2/20/22: It’s in our hands, the grassroots to be the source or change in our Justice System

On Sunday Morning Magazine: David Rudolf is a criminal defense and civil rights attorney for more than 40 years. He is the author of a new book: American Injustice–Inside Stories from the Underbelly of the Criminal Justice System. In the past thirty years, 2,700 innocent American prisoners – their combined prison sentences adding up to nearly 25,000 years – have been exonerated and freed. In the book takes us behind the scenes of a justice system in desperate need of reform, blending true crime reporting and observations on civil rights in America.


2/13/22: “Reclaim Your Rhythm” and celebrate life and great health!

On Sunday Morning Magazine: Continuing with heart health awareness during February Heart month.

A stroke is a big wake up call and Courtney Wilkins had the experience as a young woman of just 30. About a dozen years later she is here to share her story and her ongoing amazing recovery.

Dr. Mary Ann Bauman is an internal medicine doctor in Seattle and is on the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association Western Region. She is deeply committed to supporting all it takes for our good heart health. She shares the ongoing research finding that strokes do occur in younger women and the need to focus on a healthy lifestyle of nutrition, exercise and rest.
Remember FAST to survive a stroke. Reclaim Your Rhythm is the heart health theme.