The Empowerment Show

Melissa Heisler, Empowerment Coach

Melissa Heisler, Empowerment Coach

The Empowerment Show – Be uplifted and inspired by personal stories of empowerment.  Each week brings new stories of courage, support, and overcoming challenges.

How do you become empowered? Discover new personal choices from inspiring and practical guides.  How can their personal stories can inspire you?

Melissa interviews guests from around the world uncovering their journey to empowerment.  What did they overcome?  How did they find the courage, determination, the stamina?  How do they now empower others?

Melissa’s guests come from the world of entertainment, business, government, health and the wider world; wherever individuals are needing, teaching, and inspiring empowerment.

Listen live Tuesday nights at 6pm CST or to archived shows below anytime to receive information, inspiration, and an ability and desire to make changes in your life and the lives of others.

Our next shows are:

November 5, 2013:  Learn how to go from stuck to unstoppable when Rae Luskin joins The Empowerment Show.

November 12, 2013:  Learn about women’s achievements that have been lost over the years as Barbara Joan Zeitz talks to us about her new book, From Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones on The Empowerment Show.

November 19, 2013:  Has once inspiring work become stale? Are you in career transition? Listen in for help & guidance from Rikk Hansen on The Empowerment Show.

Melissa Heisler, Empowerment Coach

Melissa Heisler of It’s My Life, Inc. helps individuals find joy, balance, empowerment, and success in their work and home lives.  For employees, she educates and instills work-life balance, career exploration, and job transition.  For business owners, she assists in start-up, growth, and day-to-day survival using 15 years of product and brand marketing experience.  Melissa’s own experiences allow her to be compassionate and understanding as you make your journey, and her drive and organizational skills will help keep you on your path.  She holds a degree in Theatre Arts, a Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications, and is a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach, so whether you come from the left brain world of business or have a creative right brain she can speak your language.  Melissa Heisler is a contributor for Women’s Ally a subscription-based community of support for professional women to manage career and life, and a contributing author for the books, Be There Now and Defining Moments.  Melissa speaks to large and small groups and has appeared on local television.  Read her inspirational and thought-provoking blogs.

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Empowerment Show Episodes:

  • Being a Subtle Shark in Your Career – Ayesha R. Patterson (2/23/2014) -
    Ayesha R. Patterson

    Starting out in your career? Want to make the most of your position? Want to find the ideal job? Listen to this lively discussion about finding an authentic and appropriate job even in this difficult economy. Then, once you have landed a new job how do you make the most of the position you are in, especially if it is less than idea.  How do you move up in a company?   How do you find ...Read more...
  • The Catalyst (2/22/2014) -
    Machu Picchu

    At first I didn’t know why I felt so poorly. I thought that it might just be due to my new job filled with travel, deadlines, and an ever-changing focus. My stress-levels increased while my exercise decreased. My eating habits became poor as processed, prepackaged convenience foods and the perceived need for caffeine became the norm. Even when I tried to eat better, the weight still kept coming on and my digestive system was erratic. ...Read more...
  • Surviving Domestic Abuse – Tom North on The Empowerment Show (2/16/2014) -
    True North by Tom North

    In 1968 a film came out with Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda about two widows with eight and ten children respectively coming together and making a large merged family. It was a box-office success. And it was based on a real family, but it wasn’t the real story. Tom North, child number eleven of twenty in the Beardsley family, tells the full story in his book, True North – The Shocking Truth about “Yours, Mine ...Read more...
  • What We Can Do to Prevent and Heal from Child Abuse with Ginger Kadlec (2/9/2014) -
    What We Can Do to Prevent and Heal from Child Abuse with Ginger Kadlec

    What are the signs of child abuse? How can you prevent child abuse? What should you do if a child tells you there is abuse? How to deal with shame of the child and guilt of the parent after abuse? There are staggering statistics that one in four girls and one in six boys have been sexually abused before they turn eighteen years old. An alarming 73% of child victims don’t tell anyone they are ...Read more...
  • Flexibility and Outcome (2/8/2014) - For the past five years, I have been earnestly working on writing my first solo book. The concept originally started with musings on my walk to my old corporate job. Then I wrote a few essays and ideas. None seemed to take shape. After leaving corporate America, I knew it was the time to make it happen. I would go away for a few days on our boat and write standing in our cabin for ...Read more...
  • Reality Versus Illusion – Paranormal Magician Joe Diamond on The Empowerment Show (2/4/2014) - You may be asking yourself, “What is a magician doing on The Empowerment Show?” The answer is that Joe Diamond’s magic empowers us to open our minds, awareness, and sixth sense. Joe’s brand of magic blends technique with showmanship, but his special ingredient is a touch of intuition. During performances he reads minds, pulls intimate details about a person just by holding one of their items, and uses audience members to guide him using only ...Read more...
  • Expanding Children’s Creativity with author Donna Scott-Nusrala on The Empowerment Show (1/26/2014) -
    Donna Scott-Nusralla author

    When is a children’s book not a children’s book?  When on the surface it is fun and engaging, but below the surface it promotes creativity, scientific knowledge, and being in touch with the senses.  Listen in to this fun conversation with author Donna Scott-Nusrala as she leads us through her collection of engaging, entertaining and inspiring children’s books. More than just words on a page, Donna’s books are a feast for one’s imagination.  These books ...Read more...
  • At One (1/25/2014) -
    snowy street

    There have been many times in my life, and still some today, when I fight reality.  I want a different outcome.  I desire for things to be different than they are.  I pray for divine intervention to change the facts.  What usually occurs are that the facts remain and all I have done is to create pain and disappointment for myself.  It is said that what we resist, persists. What if instead of resisting, we ...Read more...
  • Mind-Body Medicine with Dr. Archana Lal-Tabak on The Empowerment Show (1/18/2014) -
    Dr. Archana Lal-Tabak

    After a being misdiagnosed by thirty (30) doctors and experiencing side effects from the fourteen (14) medications, Dr. Archana Lal-Tabak took back her health and completely healed naturally.  Today she now helps others return to health using modern and ancient techniques. We do not need to be a victim of our genes.  We are not powerless in changing our experience of life and health.  We have innate knowledge as to own healing capabilities.  Modern medicine ...Read more...
  • Healthcare System Loop of Self-Destruction Anatoliy Pak on The Empowerment Show (1/12/2014) -
    Healthcare System Loop of Self-Destruction Anatoliy Pak on The Empowerment Show

    There is a lot of talk these days about the healthcare system and what can be done to provide more insurance to individuals in need.  But what if the concept of insurance was actually one of the problems with the United States healthcare system?  What if the problem was seeing Western medicine critical care as the fix to functional health problems?  What if the problem is our reliance on diagnostics versus the knowing of our ...Read more...
  • Blow Your Resolutions Already? (1/11/2014) -
    Blow Your Resolutions Already?

    This is the time of the year when we historically look to make resolutions.  “This year I am going to [fill in the blank with stop smoking, lose weight, leave my job, etc.].”  The resolutions are usually built around disappointment with ourselves (I’m fat) or are a punishment (I love to smoke, but it is bad for me so I have to stop).  We tackle our resolutions with a vengeance.  We beat ourselves into submission.  ...Read more...
  • Healing Vertigo and Vestibular Disorders with Dr. Michele Kehrer on The Empowerment Show (1/9/2014) - There are so many who suffer in silence.  They are afflicted by a pain that others can not see, yet it is debilitating.  Their eyes and nervous systems can be affected.  They can be nauseous to the point of throwing up.  These individuals have vertigo, dizziness, and other vestibular disorders. Their illness could have come from an injury or it is chronic.  Many turn to medication which can help suppress the vestibular system and therefore ...Read more...
  • Leading an Inspired Life – Susyn Reeve (12/26/2013) -
    Susyn Reeve

    Are you leading an inspired life?  A life where you are fulfilling your passion and purpose.  A life where your unique gifts support and give to others.  Susyn Reeve hopes so and if you are not, she can show you how.  With 40 years of experience as a Leadership & Executive Development Coach & Mentor and Self Esteem Expert, Susyn Reeve helps individuals from Fortune 100 companies as well as physicians, attorneys, and educators find ...Read more...
  • First There Was Sound – Healing through Ancient Music with Eliana Gilad (12/18/2013) -
    Eliana Gilad

    Eliana Gilad joins us from Jerusalem especially for Christmas week to share with us the power and history of sound.  Eliana is a motivational speaker, teacher, composer, performer and founder of Voices of Eden Ancient Healing and Transformational Music. She is dedicated to her life’s work to revive the conscious use of voice and rhythm as natural healing instruments.  Eliana is a frequent keynote presenter, teacher and performer at healing music, medical, and peace conferences ...Read more...
  • Follow Your Dream in 2014 (12/17/2013) -
    Casita del Mango, rental in Pescadero

    My husband and I were blessed to visit Mexico three times in 2013.  The last visit we finally met Tori and Mike in person.  We had met them online and they were nice enough to ask us to visit them at their home in Pescadero.  After an hour bus ride from Cabo San Lucas, we arrived at the stop in Pescadero.  Following their directions, we walked down the dirt road near the Pemex gas station.  ...Read more...
  • Empowering Those with Disabilities – Debra Ruh (12/11/2013) -
    Empowering Those with Disabilities – Debra Ruh

    Debra knew that her daughter Sara was bound for great things.  But no one else seemed to agree.  Not the doctors who said she would never speak or walk.  Not her teachers who thought her best hope was becoming a bagger at a supermarket.  Debra and Sara knew differently and now Sara in her 20’s hs been named one of the Top 40 Under 40 in Richmond Virginia and has spoken to groups around the ...Read more...
  • Hardwiring Happiness with Dr. Rick Hanson on The Empowerment Show (12/4/2013) -
    Dr. Rick Hanson

    Buddha’s Brain by Dr. Rick Hanson is one of the books that changed my life.  In this book Dr. Hanson provided concrete scientific proof that we can improve our experiences by retraining our brain.  The concept of neuroplasticity was instrumental in changing my life and the lives of my clients.  In Buddha’s Brain, Dr. Hanson explores the plasticity of the brain and how religious, spiritual and ancient practices of meditation and pray affect how the ...Read more...
  • 2013 Holiday Special (12/3/2013) -
    2013 Holiday Special

    My Gift to You In the spirit of the holiday and to show my gratitude to all my wonderful clients and supporters, I would like to offer new and existing clients a special offer.  Start the new year right with a focus on you, your development, and your joy. For a limited time, you can receive the four (4) session package for the six (6) session package per session price.  That means you can receive ...Read more...
  • Harnessing the Power of Gratitude-Intention-Affirmation (GIA) (12/3/2013) -
    Harnessing the Power of Gratitude-Intention-Affirmation (GIA)

    Recently I have been guided to increase, revise and recommit myself to my morning routine.  My practice was slacking a bit and it seemed to be missing some important elements.  Here is my current, recommitted routine.  Every morning for years now, I read the Daily Guide in Science of Mind magazine.  I always find these short articles to be thought provoking.  The messages usually help me start my day with compassion, understanding, and hope.  A ...Read more...
  • Overcoming Challenges with a Fighting Spirit – Paul Delger on The Empowerment Show (11/27/2013) -
    Overcoming Challenges with a Fighting Spirit - Paul Delger on The Empowerment Show

    Sometimes our challenges seem insurmountable.  Between a tyrannical boss, needy children, and inattentive spouse we feel like we have daily battles to fight.  However these are all external battles.  What if our battle was with our own body? Imagine being born with cerebral palsy and being restricted in the use of the right side of your body.  Imagine the physical challenges that would come from that ailment.  Then imagine the social stigma, especially as a ...Read more...

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