Episodes

How You Sleep Today Affects How You Face Tomorrow

Dec. 16, 2020

Sleep comes up a LOT on my Podcast because it's considered one of the 3 Pillars of Health along with diet and exercise. New research finds that how well we sleep tonight had big effects on how well we face stress and challenges tomorrow! If you like the positive energy and good vibrations from Hugh…

Big Plans for the Positivity Podcast in 2021

Dec. 15, 2020

BIG PLANS for the coming year!! But I can't bring them about without your help!! Even just listening to the episodes and sharing them is a HUGE help. But if you can help through a Premium Content Subscription and through donations through Venmo (@Radiospencer) and through links at www.hughesfromthe…

A High School Grocery Store That Lets You Pay With Good Deeds

Dec. 5, 2020

Imagine a student run high school grocery store that lets you pay with good deeds instead of money. LOVE this idea!! Let me know what you think of the episode. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting Hughes From The Heart by subscribing to my daily premium content or by making a one t…

Fixating On the Negative Is Making Things Worse!

Dec. 1, 2020

We need to stop our pathological urge to doomscroll and focus on the negative! What we focus on expands...where attention goes, energy flows. It is NOT a coincidence that those who focus on illness are usually always sick. It is NOT a coinidence that those who focus on the Boogey Man usually find h…

The Big 60 Life with Jim Bouchard and Alex Armstrong

Nov. 23, 2020

My friends Jim Bouchard and Alex Armstrong have created a wonderful set of online resources at The Big 60 Life for those approaching 60, in their 60s, or even just folks with aging parents. And for those who refuse to age gracefully!! A fun and important conversation about hitting this milestone ag…

New Study Links Sleep's Importance to Mindfulness

Nov. 7, 2020

Many countless studies have been done on sleep. But very few it seems have focused on its impact on your mindfulness. Hope you enjoy this episode. Please consider supporting my premium content ! I appreciate each and every one of you. My sponsor is Riverdance Soapworks out of Mason County, Washingt…

Election Day Was THE Most Stressful of Your Entire Life?!?!

Nov. 6, 2020

How could this be?? It could ONLY be due to the overconsumption of the hysterical mass media machine and all the doomscrolling people choose to engage in, in my opinion. Let go of the outcome, my friends, and feel a GIANT weight taken off your shoulders and soul. Thoughts? If you like what you hear…

Interview with 7-Year-Old Philanthropist Cavanaugh Bell

Oct. 29, 2020

What an incredible young man!! Cavanaugh Bell has brought more good energy to the planet in his short years than most of us can hope for in a lifetime! We talk with him about a personal quest to help his grandmother during the pandemic that became a viral success! Also his efforts to stop bullying!…

Why I Left Politics Behind

Oct. 28, 2020

This is a very personal and honest episode showing my reasons for leaving politics behind. I do not mince words when it comes to what I think about politics today. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting my daily premium content. It would be greatly appreciated. I personally think we …

Interview with Brain Health Expert Aneesh Chaudhry

Oct. 25, 2020

Aneesh Chaudhry is the founder of Soul Physio Lifestyle . We have a fascinating conversation about the way the mind works, the Placebo Effect, and detecting warning signs of mental distress in our kids. If you like what you hear and want to help me continue spreading positivity and good energy, ple…

Hollywood Screenwriter and Novelist Karol Hoeffner

Oct. 19, 2020

I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Karol Hoeffner, a Hollywood screenwriter and novelist. We discuss her newest novel Knee Deep as well as her craft as a screenwriter and how important mindfulness is to her craft. From her website, www.karolhoeffner.com : Hoeffner is a Hollywood screenwriter with cr…

Retired Firefighter Gerry Shannon Reflects On the 31st Anniversary of a Life Changing Act of Courage

Oct. 16, 2020

I was an 18-year-old kid heading to the Bay Bridge World Series on October 17, 1989. The man who would become my cousin one day, Gerry Shannon, was a San Francisco firefighter of 19 years on that fateful day. He is a very modest man and as many first responders claim, he was just doing his job. But…

Interview with Dr. Patrick Porter on the Challenges of Remote Learning During the Pandemic

Oct. 15, 2020

Dr. Patrick Porter is a neuroscientist who joins us to discuss the many challenges facing many families today regarding education in the age of Coronavirus. He shares insights and tips on how to better cope for teachers, parents, and students and how to make the best of a tough situation. His websi…

Tips For Better Sleep

Oct. 1, 2020

Sleep affects EVERYTHING we do, from personal relationships to work performance to driving and operating at our best in every area of our lives. And yet very few of us actually get enough of it! Here are a few tips to get a better night's sleep. If you like what you hear, please support my premium …

"Doomscrolling" Takes Its Toll On Us

Sept. 23, 2020

Doomscrolling is what millions of people are addicted to: endlessly scrolling through the news and social media feeds, digging for despair. We have to stop this unhealthy habit and cycle and addiction! If you are going to be addicted to social media scrolling, scroll through podcasts like this one!…

KIND WORDS Is a Game That Will Sooth and Inspire You

Sept. 18, 2020

I stumbled upon this wonderful "game" on Steam, where I get most of my games. It sounded pretty cool...and it's even more awesome than that! I go into my initial reactions to the experience in this FREE Hughes From The Heart episode. If you like what you hear, please consider supporting my positive…

Red Wine Rendezvous with Kristin

Aug. 27, 2020

Kristin is a listener and supporter and friend who chats with us about everything from the burning coal mines under Centralia, PA to weight loss and good health and the power of motivational thinking. A fun chat and this segment always fueled by a little red wine. Sometimes, a little more than othe…

The Health Benefits of Dog Ownership

Aug. 26, 2020

Some pretty cool findings. No slight to cat owners or lovers of fish, reptiles, or birds. But maybe there IS a solid reason why dogs were labeled "man's best friend" after all. If you like what you hear, please share it with everyone you know and consider supporting my premium content uploaded dail…