The Stacey Stern Show



Academy Award-Winning Paula DuPré Pesmen on The Stacey Stern Show In the debut of The Stacey Stern Show ~ Enriching You, I connect you with Academy Award-winning Paula Dupré Pesmen. Paula speaks openly about her experiences as Producer on the Academy Award-winning The Cove and as Associate Producer on the first three Harry Potter movies and many other films during her two-decade career in the industry to date. As Founder and Executive Director of There With Care, Paula talks about how the past several years have changed her life, and how she discovered and followed her true calling. She’ll share what it’s been like for her and her family to commit to a significantly different lifestyle, and how it feels to live each day with an overflowing karma account.

Have You Found Your Soul Mate? with Jac Schaeffer Award-winning Jac Schaeffer wrote and directed TiMER, a charming and original sci-fi romantic comedy that premiered to sold-out shows at the Tribeca Film Festival. TiMER asks this question: If a clock could count down to the moment you meet your soul mate, would you want to know? Jac talks about how her own questions about love and dating and her own quest for a soul mate inspired her to write, direct, and produce her first feature film by the time she was 30 years old. We explore the rich territory of the film’s wonderful themes and take listeners’ questions.

Passion for the Planet with World-Renowned Conservation Catalyst Dr. Gary Tabor Learn about Dr. Gary Tabor’s lifelong passion for animals and the environment that led him to earn multiples degrees as a wildlife veterinarian and ecologist and to travel the world doing phenomenal conservation work in several continents. From Africa to Australia and throughout North, Central, and South America, Dr. Tabor’s accomplishments shine. He shares highlights of his work and talks about what drives him to continue to do what he does each day.

Boulder International Film Festival Director Shares Festival Highlights with Kathy Beeck Director of the Boulder International Film Festival, Kathy Beeck offers a sneak peek of what’s hot at BIFF.

Living Oprah and Marital Bliss with Robyn Okrant and Cathleen Carr Robin is a writer, director, performer, yoga teacher, and author of LIVING OPRAH: My One-Year Experiment to Walk the Walk of the Queen of Talk. Cathleen is an actor, writer, and person of comedy. Together, they run the popular blog, Ready, Set … Wife!, through which they “explore the minefield of wedded bliss.”

Bringing Back the Old Hollywood with Stephen Simon Bringing Back the Old Hollywood is not only the title of Stephen Simon’s new book, it is also Stephen’s bold and controversial plan to save movies from extinction. Hollywood producer/director/executive Stephen Simon shares his vision for the future of film as well as his adventures with his godfather Frank Sinatra and his personal film journeys with Christopher Reeve, Tom Cruise, and Madonna. We also discuss The Spiritual Cinema Circle, which Stephen co-founded with Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks, Arielle Ford, and Cynthia Litman in 2004 to support the distribution of films that provide uplifting and inspiring stories about the human experience. The Spiritual Cinema Circle is a monthly DVD distribution service that became an immediate international success, with subscribers in nearly 100 countries.

Accomplishing More by Doing Less with Marc Lesser Author of Less: Accomplishing More by Doing Less, Marc Lesser is an expert on leadership with mindfulness and emotional intelligence. As CEO of ZBA Associates, Marc provides executive coaching, consulting, and keynote speaking services to clients such as Google, Technorati, Stanford, and Social Venture Network. As Founder and former CEO of Brush Dance, Marc spent 15 years taking Brush Dance from an idea in his garage to a multi-million dollar publishing company with worldwide distribution.

What Is Your True Calling? with Nathan Teegarden Do you feel energized by your work? Does what you do each day reflect your strengths, passions, and talents? Are you aligned with your professional True Calling? Nathan Teegarden, Master Coach and Founder of True Calling™, helps people bring their well-hidden genius to life. After 16 years in the corporate world, Nathan found his True Calling™ as a coach and consultant focused on maximizing the potential of his clients. Over the past 14 years, Nathan has helped thousands of clients worldwide discover and fulfill their True Calling™. An expert in Strengths and Talent Identification, Nathan has redefined the industry by providing the first True Calling™ Guarantee through his signature Holistic Program.

Finding True Love with Daphe Rose Kingma An undisputed expert on matters of the heart, Daphne Rose Kingma has authored 13 books related to love and relationships. She has been a six-time guest on Oprah and is a charismatic speaker and highly esteemed emotional healer. Greatly respected and enthusiastically endorsed by Marianne Williamson, John Gray, Neale Donald Walsh, and Robert Bly, her books have sold over a million copies and been translated into fifteen languages.

Global Stress, Personal Triumph with Dr. Brian Luke Seaward International expert in the fields of stress management, mind-body-spirit healing, and health promotion, Dr. Seaward also is an award-winning author, photographer, teacher, celebrated film director/producer, and much sought after inspirational speaker.

Beyond Your Limitations with Charly Heavenrich Charly Heavenrich has fashioned his life’s work around pushing beyond his self-imposed edges and helping others do the same. As a business owner with an MBA in International Business and Finance, Charly was dissatisfied with his life and made a radical shift in the 1970s to become a professional raft guide in the Grand Canyon. He joined me the day before he set off for his 105th trip down the Canyon to share stories of ordinary people who’ve had extraordinary experiences, going where they never imagined possible, doing what they thought they couldn’t do.

The Future of Love with Daphne Rose Kingma For an honest, open, and rather bold follow-up to our Finding True Love show, Daphne Rose Kingma returns to discuss The Future of Love: The Power of the Soul in Intimate Relationships. At a time when over half of all marriages are ending in divorce, Daphne Rose Kingma offers valuable insight into why our familiar ways of thinking about relationships are no longer working. Daphne believes that the disturbing changes we are experiencing are actually part of the soul’s plan, as it breaks down outdated conventions to bring us a new, fuller understanding of love. She describes the future of love as “love beyond boundaries, love without preconceptions and judgments, love without outdated myths–love which can actually be experienced.”

Ready, Set … Wife! Encore with Robyn Okrant and Cathleen Carr Back by popular demand, Robyn Okrant and Cathleen Carr are returning for a Ready, Set … Wife! “encore” program! If you heard part one on February 22, you know you are in for a treat. We’ll go deeper in our exploration of hot-button topics in relationships and marriage.

The Ten Things To Do When Your Life Falls Apart with Daphne Rose Kingma Are you struggling with money issues, job loss, relationship problems, and/or health issues? Sometimes life hands us more challenges than we feel we can handle. And sometimes when it rains it pours in this regard. Daphne Rose Kingma returns to share wisdom from her book, The Ten Things To Do When Your Life Falls Apart: An Emotional and Spiritual Handbook. Awarded the Best Spiritual Book of 2010 by Books For A Better Life, Daphne’s latest book has struck a chord in these uncertain times.

Nonviolence and Peace Building in the Middle East with Ronit Avni Award-winning filmmaker, human rights advocate, and media strategist, Ronit Avni is the Founder and Executive Director of Just Vision, a non-profit organization that researches, documents, and creates media about Palestinian and Israeli grassroots leaders in nonviolence and peace building. Ronit’s latest award-winning documentary film, Budrus, shows how a Palestinian village was saved from destruction by a father-daughter team, a powerful contingent of women, a village coming together, and Israelis and Palestinians joining forces. Her Majesty Queen Noor said this about the film, “[Budrus] gives an enormous amount of hope … It’s a story which will have an impact and can help bring [about] change.”

More on the Future of Love with Daphne Rose Kingma This is the third of three shows in my love and relationship series with Daphne Rose Kingma, the highly esteemed emotional healer with a remarkable gift for sorting out the emotional issues in any life situation. When Daphne first appeared on The Stacey Stern Show on March 22, we discussed her book, Finding True Love. We followed up on April 12 with a program focused on her book, The Future of Love. This week we go further as we explore matters of the heart and soul in relationships and what this means for you.

Rockstar Therapy with Jodi Milstein During her 15 years as a music industry executive, Jodi worked and toured with artists and bands including Sheryl Crow, Sting, Lionel Richie, Korn, Blues Traveler, Gin Blossoms, Amy Grant, Jonny Lang, Bryan Adams, Neville Brothers, and Barry White. This gave Jodi a unique perspective on the highs and lows in the lives of entertainers. Jodi saw musicians and band members struggle in their professional and personal lives due to relationship issues, substance abuse, and communication difficulties, which led her to enter the field of Clinical Psychology. Now as a licensed therapist, Jodi works with musicians and others to address a range of issues. We discuss similarities in the dynamics of families and bands, keys to healthy communication, maintaining a creative edge, and crafting a professional niche in response to what life offers.

Visions of a Universal Humanity with Barbara Marx Hubbard and Marian Head Barbara Marx Hubbard is Cofounder and Chairperson of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution. A world-renowned evolutionary educator, speaker, and social innovator, Barbara authored six books and created several DVDs communicating the new worldview of conscious evolution. Marian Head is a pioneer in business, government, and education. She also is author of the books, Revolutionary Agreements: A Personal Path to Peace on Earth and Gratitude Journal For A Healthy Marriage.

Desire and Wish Fulfillment with Noelle Oxenhandler Desire. Intention. Prayer. Relationship. Trust. Wish Fulfillment. These are some of the themes I explore with author and university professor Noelle Oxenhandler. Her latest book, The Wishing Year: A House, A Man, My Soul–A Memoir of Fulfilled Desire is the starting point for our honest and open conversation. As a practicing Buddhist for more than 30 years, Noelle brings her gentle, spiritual perspective. Her essays have appeared in many national and literary magazines, including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, Vogue, Tricycle, Parabola, Utne Reader, and O: The Oprah Magazine.

LOHAS: Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability with Ted Ning Are you part of the LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) Community? LOHAS refers to a $290 billion U.S. marketplace for goods and services focused on health, the environment, social justice, personal development, and sustainable living. As Executive Director of the LOHAS Forum, Ted offers his unique perspective right after a series of regional LOHAS events and just before this year’s annual LOHAS Forum. We talk about how you can get involved if you’re not already and how you can leverage your efforts if you already are engaged in this arena personally or professionally.

Intuition, Soul Agreements, and Multigenerational Healing with Tori Hartman Gifted psychic Tori Hartman offers her perspective on intuition and provides guidance on how we can all better access and trust our own. We also explore soul agreements. What are they? Who makes them? How do they manifest in our lives for better or worse? How can we make sense of them, particularly the hidden agreements from which no one is exempt? We also talk about the myth of the spiritual bypass, and Tori shares stories and insights on multigenerational healing.

Communicating with Angry or Defensive People with Karen Alonge Although many of us dread engaging in discussions with angry or defensive people, sometimes it simply cannot be avoided. Interpersonal communication consultant Karen Alonge shares concrete strategies for decreasing defensiveness and increasing cooperation during conversations with upset or resistant people. Karen discusses some of the same advanced communication skills that she teaches to prison guards, probation and parole officers, people in high conflict divorce and joint custody situations, and parents of strong-willed and spirited children. Although you may not need to subdue a convicted felon anytime soon, these verbal techniques work just as beautifully for calming a frustrated, upset, or emotional family member or coworker so that you can resume a productive conversation.

Living a Pleasurable and Powerful Life with Evelyn Resh According to my guest Evelyn Resh CNM, MPH, “Our libido depends on an alert and fully engaged sensual life … All six of our senses—sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch, and intuition—need regular attention and activation. Reverence for regular, mindful, satisfying sensual experiences—not matrimonial or relational obligation—will lead the way for us to more comfortably access the life-force energy we call sexual intimacy.” We will explore what it means to live a pleasurable and powerful life. Evelyn is a certified sexuality counselor, nurse-midwife, and author who frequently speaks and writes about sexual health and satisfaction and mother-daughter relationships. Formerly the Director of Sexuality Programming and Counseling for the Canyon Ranch and Miraval resorts, Evelyn currently is working on her next book, Women, Sex, Power and Pleasure: How a Pleasurable and Powerful Life will Give You the Sex You Want.

Enhance Your Surroundings, Enhance Your Life with Lauren S. Henry Lauren S. Henry is a sensory design/color expert and president and founder of With a Brush of Love, a company that transforms the lives of children diagnosed with autism and other special needs through their surroundings. Lauren works internationally and has been a guest designer on HGTV’s kidspace and ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

Beyond Nutrition: The Healing Power of Emotions with Joan Jacobs Joan Jacobs is a holistic healer with 25 years experience as a clinical healer, educator, and speaker. Her clinical expertise is addressing mental, emotional, and spiritual patterns associated with disease and activating the body’s energy system to restore health.

Humans Being: Creating Your Life From The Inside Out with Dr. Lou Ann Daly CEO and Cofounder of the Organization for Life Architecture & Design, Inc., Dr. Lou Ann Daly helps clients design lives to support their highest potential, unique voice, and everyday sanity. Her linguistic techniques help clients surface thinking patterns that undermine their strengths; clarify their passions, gifts and priorities; and design their lives from a clear center with joy and ease.

Oprah Winfrey’s First and Only Co-Host with Richard Sher With more than 51 years in radio and television, Richard Sher continues to shine as moderator of Square Off, the longest-running public affairs show in Maryland. A few unique highlights from his half century of broadcasting and entertaining: Richard emceed the last Beatles show at RFK stadium in 1966, witnessed Maryland’s first lethal injection execution, helped negotiate the release of a hostage, was called by police to come talk a possible jumper off a hospital roof, and was Oprah Winfrey’s first and only talk show co-host. For nearly six years, up until Oprah moved to Chicago, Richard and Oprah co-hosted People Are Talking, a daily one-hour talk show.

Riding the Big Waves of Life: Finding Gems in Adversity We grow when we share our stories with one another. Sometimes the hardest stories to share are the ones that are the most important to tell. They are the tales of our most vulnerable moments, our darkest hours–facing a major health challenge, job loss, divorce, death of someone close to us, or anything else that shakes us to our core. We may never know the value of communicating from the heart when times are tough; at a minimum, we may help someone else feel less alone. Please join me as my guest as we share experiences of adversity and the gems we’ve discovered along the way.

Discover The Power of Your Story with Mozella Perry Ademiluyi Mozella is a poet, attorney, author, philanthropist, social entrepreneur, and world traveler, who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in celebration of her fiftieth birthday and who is richly influenced by her childhood years in East Africa. We are going to talk about the power of your own story in professional and personal contexts, managing the challenges of change, walking your path, and creating a holistic, grounded approach to defining wealth.

Think Like a Winner with Yehuda Shinar Founder of Winning Enterprises and author of Think Like a Winner, Yehuda conducted an 18-year study into what makes a winner. He will join me from Israel to share the winning secrets that have brought victory to the professional sports teams in the UK that regularly engage his services as well as his corporate clients. Yehuda will explain how you, too, can think like a winner.

Remarkable Men and The Women Who Love Them with Owen Marcus What is a remarkable man? How are men evolving? How can men and women support each other and create mutually satisfying, loving relationships? According to artist and entrepreneur Owen Marcus, many men struggle with what it means to be a man. After working with thousands of clients, students and men’s group members, Owen learned how to be a man and how to help other men do the same. Owen’s book, Grow Up, Guys: Your 9-Step Path to Releasing the Remarkable Man Inside You, takes the reader through the stages of development to becoming a remarkable man.

Creating a Positive Impact with Charity Beck Charity Beck is the founder, publisher, and editor in chief of Positive Impact Magazine. More than its print and online magazines, Positive Impact is a movement to bring people together with positive news, articles, and stories that inspire, educate, encourage hope and help make the world a better place. Join us to create a positive impact together.

Midlife Crisis as a Shortcut to the Life of Your Dreams with Dike Drummond Dike Drummond is on a mission to redefine the midlife crisis (which can happen to anyone from age 25 and up according to him) as a calling to a life of more meaning and fulfillment. Having a drama-free, positive midlife crisis is a process anyone can learn to complete with elegance and grace. We will talk about the keys to a successful midlife crisis, common mistakes to avoid, how to have a midlife crisis without quitting your job or leaving your spouse, and what to do if you are afraid your goals are impossible to reach.

The Fifth Agreement and the Fifteenth Anniversary Edition of The Four Agreements with Don Miguel Ruiz Don Miguel Ruiz is the international bestselling author of The Four Agreements (New York Times bestseller for over seven years), The Mastery of Love, The Voice of Knowledge, and The Fifth Agreement. The teachings of don Miguel Ruiz are best known for transforming complex human issues into simple common sense; a talent that has earned him millions of fans and international acclaim. We are going to be talking about his latest book, The Fifth Agreement, and the upcoming fifteenth-anniversary edition of The Four Agreements.

Living Your Spirit with Sonia Choquette Sonia Choquette is a world-renowned author, storyteller, vibrational healer, and six sensory spiritual teacher in international demand for her guidance, wisdom, and capacity to heal the soul. Her books have sold over a million copies worldwide including her New York Times bestseller The Answer Is Simple … She is most recognized for her ability to instantly change vibration, lift depression, and connect others to their intuition. We will discuss how you can awaken your intuition and understand your soul’s plan.

New Year’s Resolutions … Make them STICK with Dike Drummond Business Coach and Midlife Crisis Expert Dike Drummond joined us in October for a show on Midlife Crisis as a Shortcut to the Life of Your Dreams. Back by popular demand, Dike returns for a timely show on how to make your New Year’s resolutions stick.

“Thank you, Stacey, for a wonderful, expert interview. One of the best I’ve had.”
Barbara Marx Hubbard, President, Foundation for Conscious Evolution, Futurist, Author

“Thank you, Stacey, for being such a gracious interviewer, and for asking such deep and important questions … you have such great vitality and vibrancy of spirit.”
Noelle Oxenhandler, Author, The Wishing Year

“Thank you for our show. It was just wonderful … I look forward to our future collaborations and am grateful to you for making this channel of sharing open.”
Daphne Rose Kingma, Author, Relationship Expert

“I loved your show with Daphne Rose Kingma! It was really fantastic. I found her answer to your “bold” question about her own love life very validating.”
Karen A.

 “You are an absolutely delightful host. You made the interview so easy and fun.”
Dr. Lou Ann Daily

 “I always listen to your program on my iPhone while I’m working out or at work. I love your program, your message, and your positive attitude. You encourage many of your listeners. It is wonderful work and I’d like to thank you!”
Flávia G.

“To find a skilled interviewer is one thing. To find a skilled interviewer who is “awake” and aligned to the message being shared is quite another. You asked such brilliant questions in a way that served both the guest and the audience. You never lose sight of why you are doing this work. Your gift and your purpose are so evident.”
Shelley K.