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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 t…

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 dai…

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 …

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 we…

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 mo…

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, par…

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 …

"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…

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…

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 seg…

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…

Red Wine Rendezvous with Jeff

Aug. 22, 2020

A segment where I pour myself a glass of red wine and chat with either someone I know in day to day life or a listener/fan/supporter or a random person in the community out there. In this episode, my old co-worker buddy Jeff…

Even Faking a Smile Helps You Feel Better

Aug. 20, 2020

When talking about smiling, I think of the Jimmy Durante version of the song "Smile" and Louis Armstrong's version of "When You're Smiling"! We know that we feel better when we smile than when we frown or scowl. But what if …

Spiritual Life Coach, Award Winning Author, and Angel Intuitive Christine Alexandria

Aug. 18, 2020

I'm joined by a wonderful, positive minded lady I met through Twitter, Christine Alexandria. She is the author of several books including Askfirmations , which we discuss in this serendipitous interview. We also talk about t…

Lincoln and Calm Partner to Bring Zen to Drivers

Aug. 15, 2020

What a BRILLIANT idea! Driving can be fun for many people. But to most, it brings a daily routine filled with anxiety, stress, agitation, and outright road rage for many. Lincoln and Calm have joined forces to make the drivi…

Be Kind to the Waitstaff and Each Other

Aug. 13, 2020

There is a real ugliness out there and I can't believe the pandemic hasn't brought more of us together. It seems that mean and rude behavior is just as prevalent as it has been. Sad to see and witness. This episode recounts …

Becoming a Lover of Change

Aug. 12, 2020

Does the very word "change" instil fear in you? Insecurity? Anxiety? Or does it instil motivation? Excitement? Adrenaline? Change is a part of daily life. There is no escaping it. We can fight it but it usually wins in the e…

Dustin Pari: Motivational Author, Speaker, and Former Ghost Hunters Star

Aug. 10, 2020

Many of you will recognize Dustin Pari from the Ghost Hunters and Ghost Hunters International television franchises. But he is much more than a paranormal investigator. Dustin tours the country with his motivational and insp…

The Virtues of Waking Up at 4 a.m.

Aug. 9, 2020

Thanks to Tim Denning for the inspiration for this topic from a blog entry of his on the benefits of waking up early and tackling your passions and the day! Waking up at 4 a.m. can royally suck...IF you aren't passionate abo…

Interview: Kipp Morrill and the Search for Bigfoot

Aug. 8, 2020

Kipp Morrill has been a listener of mine going back more than 20 years on the radio. Always love his Facebook and social media posts and have grown to like him as a genuine friend over the years. I offered to do an interview…

My Hopes for This Podcast

Aug. 7, 2020

I transitioned from confrontational political talk radio (more than 20 years) to a much more easy going style and a Positivity Podcast called Hughes From The Heart. My heart and soul just couldn't take the daily arguments an…

The Pomodoro Technique

Aug. 6, 2020

If given the choice between more money and more time, many would instinctively say MONEY, please!! But the reality is, we can always make more money. But we can't make more time. And really, having more time enables us to ma…

Tiny House Living, Minimalism, and the Simple Life: An Interview with Dia

Aug. 5, 2020

Dia started following me on Twitter and I instantly followed back after seeing that our philosophies on life and minimalism and simplicity and mindfulness were very similar. She is a recent college graduate and biologist liv…