Preferred Company 2-3-23: Lynn Macarin Mara
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Lynn Macarin Mara. Lynn is speaking about her training for a ballroom dancing competition. She discusses the struggles of stepping out of your comfort zone and the challenges and fear to overcome in life. Plus, how she works with clients to draw on her previous experiences and identify their own personal emotions of fear and struggles.
Preferred Company 2-2-23: Terrie Jay
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Terrie Jay, author of ‘Intuitive Communication’ and ‘The Physics of Mediumship’ and star of a new televsion series called ‘Paul T. Goldman’. She shares the story of Paul’s love life, trying to find his ultimate bride and how he found out a woman in his second marriage isn’t who she said she was. The information that she shared motivated Paul to change himself from a wimp to a superhero. Find out how she helps people and animals to heal their lives with messages they receive, why their really are ten senses and not five which allow us to be telepathic and how she interprets our intuitive connect in dreamland.
Preferred Company 1-31-23: Rita Wilkins
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Rita Wilkins, Interior Designer and downsizing expert. She helps people with clutter. Rita will explain how she went from an interior designer to helping people get rid of their stuff, the emotional attachment of throwing things away when you are connected to them through memories and why it’s important to write a story about the pieces you are discarding. She believes the importance of keeping life simple is by staying focused on what matters to you and keeping the stuff that matter to you.
Preferred Company 1-26-23: Allan Dean
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Allan Dean, Vice President of Public Relationsfor The Red Bank Chapter of The Chorus of the Atlantic. The Chorus of the Atlantic is a male acapella ensemble (barbershop quartet). They perform throughout Monmouth County at town concerts, fairs and other special events, including singing Valentines for Valentine’s Day. You can join the Chorus of the Atlantic every Tuesday from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Red Bank Middle School. Find out how the harmonics are taught, more about the original American artform of barbershop, how music carries with us throughout life and what songs they sing in the barbershop style. For more, visit redbankchorus.org or on facebook at Chorus of the Atlantic.
Preferred Company 1-24-23: Eileen Hass
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Eileen Hass, author of ‘Along Came A Stroke’. Eileen shares her experiences and stroke recovery. She discusses her challenge of organizing her thoughts in writing the book after her stroke, the writing process and why this book is different from other books that provides insight. Plus, her important message for those overcoming a stroke and why she believes its a reset on life for making the most of every moment.
Preferred Company 1-19-23: Dr. Holly Geyer
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Dr. Holly Geyer, author of ‘Ending The Crisis: The Mayo Clinic’s Guide to Opioid Addiction and Safe Opioid Use’. Every 8 minutes, someone in the United States dies of an opioid overdose. The drugs we have long trusted to help kill pain are now killing us. But what if we were equipped with the information to use opioids wisely, store them safely, avoid their risks and reverse their problems? What if we could help loved ones misusing opioids and support them as they seek treatment? Holly shares the current state of the crisis today, the alternative side of medicine and the use of opioids in chronic pain cases, impactful stories detailing experience and why opioids are addicting.
Preferred Company 1-17-23: Vish Chatterji
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Vish Chatterji, executive business coach. He shares his weapon for empowering executives so those can understand themselves better from a strengths, weaknesses and a threats point of view. So what is his secret weapon? Vedic Astrology known as ‘Jyotish’, the science of light to understand our karmic journey. How is vedic astrology used to plan life events through mind and body medicine, the strong impact on his business life and what people can see at headandheart.com.
Preferred Company 1-12-23: James Cottrell
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is James Cottrell, author of ‘Anesthesia Without Fear: The Informed Consumer’s Guide to Safe Surgery and Chronic Pain Relief’. James reveals what happens in the operating room when a patient goes under anesthesia, how these doctors ensure your return and the safety of anesthesia today versus 40 years ago and how you can avoid the risks. Plus, he’ll explain why some should avoid it over the age of 60 and understanding the specialties of an anesthesiologist for surviving well.
Preferred Company 1-10-23: Jean Rollens Adam Jr
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Jean Rollens Adam Jr., independent filmaker. His first film ‘Finding Betty’ is a research based film about the Betty Wilson story. Thirty years ago, Betty was convicted of murder for hire in the death of her husband. Months later, her twin sister went on trial for the exact same accusations, same evidence, same testimony and was acquitted. Through evidence, she proved her twin sister was innocent and uncovered corruption within the states. Find out how Jean find out about this story, what got him into other avenues of finding enjoyment in life and how a young filmmaker creates a film without the ownership of a production company. ‘Finding Betty’ is available on multiple platforms.
Preferred Company 1-6-23: Lynn Macarin Mara
This is Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Lynn Macarin Mara. Lynn helps others to find their own answers. Today, Lynn is discussing self care and ways you can help yourself face the world. Surprisingly, going to breakfast, lunch or dinner by yourself can help ease stress. Also, mediation and using various apps to help with anxiety is another one. Should you mix the two? Lynn says yes! You’ll hear that and other self care solutions.
Preferred Company 1-5-23: Reesa Woolf
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Reesa Woolf, public speaker, motivator and author of ‘Mr. Bear Speaks Without Fear’. For over 20 years, Reesa has mentored leaders and executives, motivated technical experts to be focused as fearless speakers and assist sales professionals close more deals. Find out how she helps people overcome the #1 fear of public speaking, how to relate public speaking on a one to one basis and then apply it to a large group, why you should know at least the first 5 minutes of your material and other myths of public speaking.
Preferred Company 1-3-23: Dr. Noah St. John
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Dr. Noah St. John, Book Media Expert and #1 Best Selling Author, ‘The Father of Afformations’ and ‘The Mental Health Coach to The Stars’. Noah grew up poor and from a very young age, he tried to figure out the secrets of success. At age 25, he attempted to commit suicide through depression, but his life was spared. When he discovered these afformations, he realized his purpose in life. Find out how he connected a spiritual message with money and how he helps clients grow their business and eliminate what he calls ‘head trash’. Plus, analyzing good debt versus bad debt and why its important to focus on the value of experiences to invest in your life.
Preferred Company 12-29-22: Monique Verpoort
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Monique Verpoort, egistered social worker, trainer and author of ‘Is This All There Is?’ Living a Life Beyond
Monique’s experience working with both clients and professionals as well as doing her own work has provided her with a unique perspective on the way in which self-regulation techniques such as EFT, coupled with focused action, can create a life of unexplored possibility at any age. She has seen lives radically change for the better when subconscious limiting beliefs are transformed into empowered ones and she continues to dedicate her life to helping people become emotionally free. What is this EFT tapping procedure and how does it help with the energy pathways in the body? How often should one tap and how do beginners approach tapping? Monique explains. Learn more at moniqueverpoort.com
Preferred Company 12-27-22: Elizabeth Power
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Elizabeth Power, Specialist in Trauma Informed Care, Instructor in Psychiatry and author of ‘Healer: Reducing Crises’. Her book integrates exceptional storytelling with practical how-to’s to help readers decrease the risk of internal crisis that reduces effectiveness, agency and choice. She’ll explain why it’s important to get to the cause of trauma, ways to reduce impact and improving emotional intelligence. Plus, the difference in how others react to trauma.
Preferred Company 12-22-22: Anne White
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Anne White, author of ‘The Calm Code’. It’s a six week step by step process to keep your mind calm and happy as opposed to stressed out. Anne offers a three step process such as breathing technique to deal with stress, why you should play the thankful game for appreciation and other ways to deactivate stress.
Preferred Company 12-15-22: Michael Learned
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Michael Learned, America’s most respected mom from ‘The Waltons’. She looks back on the 50th anniversary of the show while continuing to use her craft to raise awareness just as Olivia Walton did. She shares experience in television with a storied career and why she still wants to break into film, her favorite episode of ‘The Waltons’, her connection with the cast and talks about her performance in the Netflix series as Jeffrey Dahmer’s grandmother.
Preferred Company 12-13-22: Jesse Fiedor
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Jesse Fiedor, author of ‘Angels From Heaven’. It’s a true story of Jesse’s life as a child, disabled at the age of 10 and not expected to live due to the horrific seizures from Epilepsy. He turned his life over to God and he sent him angel after angel. Find out where his journey took him after experiencing this healing, his detail of the transformation of life and his incredible Hollywood journeys.
Preferred Company 12-8-22: Karen Simmons
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Karen Simmons, author of ‘Little Rain Man’, one of 14 books written. Karen is also founder of Autism Today, which is the first global online autism resource center. Getting an autism diagnosis for your child can hit you like a ton of bricks and going down the wrong path can cost a lifetime. In her newest book, Karen shares humorous stories that turn a spectrum of challenges into a spectrum of solutions. It’s useful information for anyone who has a child with autism.
Preferred Company 12-6-22: Angie Patterson
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Angie Patterson, award-winning author of ‘Making Photography Easy and Fun’. Her photos have been featured on websites, calendars and exhibitions and created as murals. Angie and her camera love to visit the Canadian Rockies. She spends time taking photos of nature, birds and wildlife and using her John Deere tractor. Angie teaches seniors how to take better photos, how photography is easy to get into as a hobby, where to start taking pictures and why to combine special interests into picture taking.
Preferred Company 12-2-22: Lynn Macarin Mara
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Lynn Macarin Mara and December’s topic is the holiday season. Lynn discusses family gatherings and new rituals to acknowledge members who can’t be there or those lost, how to deal with change and grief, tips to relieve the stress of the season including gift giving and why you shouldn’t focus on a negative past experience but embrace what we have in the present. Plus, Lynn shares what she does in her free time when not helping patients.
Preferred Company 12-1-22: Edwin Wald
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Edwin Wald, voice actor, director, designer, composer and narrator of ‘After Woodstock’. This is the final memoir from Woodstock icon Elliot Tiber and the big story that’s been finally released in an audiobook format. Edwin talks about his favorite part of his career in doing character voices, how he develops the character while reading the story, his acting challenges from role to role and the character Elliot’s experience from Woodstock.
Preferred Company 11-29-22: Kathleen Nadeau
It’s Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Kathleen Nadeau, author of ‘Still Distracted After All These Years: Help and Support for Older Adults’. Kathleen shares possible signs and effects of adult ADHD. ADHD in adults is severely under-diagnosed and the name “attention deficit disorder” can be misleading. Most think ADHD’s main issue is causing difficulty in paying attention, but it really can impact almost every aspect of life. SO how is anxiety and depression is related to ADHD especially those in retirement, does aging affect ADHD and how to deal with this disorder.
Preferred Company 11-23-22: Butterball Turkey Talk
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Susan Smith from Butterball. Susan discusses last minute questions to ease anxiety on where to begin preparing the turkey from soaking the turkey in a cold water bath to removing the giblets and roasting the turkey to perfection to avoid dryness. Plus, making the best gravy from the drippings and should you stuff the turkey or put in a casserole dish?
Preferred Company 11-22-22: Butterball Turkey Talk
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today’s guest is Barbara from Butterball. For over 40 years, Butterball has been helping Americans answer questions leading up to the big preparation and even last minute issues on Thanksgiving Day. Barbara shares some tips like making a list of all the ingredients you’ll need in the kitchen and what to do if your turkey is still frozen, should you season the back of the turkey along with the best seasoning to use. Plus, a favorite tasty leftover recipe using stuffing and a waffle iron!
Preferred Company 11-21-22: Butterball Turkey Talk
You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel and friends! Today, Mary Alice Coffey from the Butterball turkey talk experts joins to discuss thaw tips just days before Thanksgiving. How important is a meat thermometer and other tools, why basting a turkey lengthens the cooking time, what to do with leftovers and how long can turkey be refrigerated. Plus, Mary Alice shares her favorite piece of the turkey.