Penny Forward Podcast S2E4 Healing Through Healing
What is the hardest part of starting a business? For Leena Ann Solusar, it was the fear that it was wrong to charge for her services. We wanted to learn how Leena overcame that fear, so we invited her on to tell us how surviving a sexual assault, coming to terms with her sexual orientation, […]
Tonight on Pride Connection: A Collab Between BPI and Penny Forward – Leena Ann Solusar
This week we are collaborating with The Penny Forward Podcast to bring you a great interview with Leena Ann Solusar. She is starting her own business helping people with energy healing. What is the hardest part of starting a business? For Leena Ann Solusar, it was the fear that it was wrong to charge for…
Penny Forward Transcript S2E3 The Winding Road To Success is Paved With Errors And Mistakes
Everett: I was diagnosed with bipolar type 2. I was also diagnosed with schizophrenia. These are all results, I think, of definitely chemical imbalances, but also not being our true selves, and of taking subpar care of our bodies. So, my advice to you is, first of all, not to listen to the people who…
Penny Forward Podcast S2E3 The Winding Road To Success is Paved With Errors And Mistakes
Do you feel like your mental health impacts your ability to be successful? If so, then you may be able to relate to this week’s guest. Everett Elam is an assistive technology instructor with World Services for the Blind in Little Rock Arkansas. He’s a pretty successful guy with a full time job. He’s an…
Penny Forward Transcript S2E2 The System Is Broken. Can We Fix It?
Kirk: I was born sighted, and when I was in kindergarten, both my retinas detached, so I became blind just over night, really. Within a couple days. I was the only blind student in any school I attended after third grade. I got an academic scholarship to a small school, Whitman college in Walla Walla,…
Penny Forward Podcast S2E2 The System Is Broken. Can We Fix It?
Can you relate to this story? A blind person has done well in school, applied for jobs with and without disclosing his blindness, repeatedly gotten rejected until it seemed like there was no end in sight, and finally found a job he didn’t really want? We can and we’re sure you can too. The system…
Penny Forward Transcript S2E1 Can I Afford a Guide Dog?
Jake: Guide Dogs for the Blind provides all of our services free of charge. We serve people who are blind and visually impaired in all fifty states and Canada. And what I mean by free of charge, I mean the application is free of charge, the dog, its equipment, instruction, and lifetime follow-up for you…
Penny Forward Podcast S2E1 Can I Afford a Guide Dog?
As guide dog users, we were curious about how affordable a guide dog might be. Especially to someone on a lower income. Guide dogs aren’t for everybody, but for some people, guide dogs can offer more independence and freedom than traveling with a cane. But, if you’re considering having a guide dog, there is some…