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WWLZ Talk Radio Interview with Cynthia on Living, Loving & Unlearning

To listen to my interview with Smitty O’Loughlin, General Manager of Community Broadcasters, on ‘Living, Loving & Unlearning’ and my upcoming book signing at Barnes & Noble in Elmira, NY, September 6th, 2pm-4pm, simply click on the link below and download to your media player.

Wishing you all a fabulous day! ~Namaste

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Help, Hope & Healing Radio Interview with Norm Weintraub and Bread and Roses

To listen to my interview with Norm Weintraub, musical healer and service giver with http://www.breadandroses.org, simply click on the link below.  This show will also be archived under the category “AM WWLZ820 Talk Radio”, titled, “Norm Weintraub; Giving Service with Bread and Roses”.

Enjoy your blessed day…Namaste.

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My Bro Norm, Giving Service with Bread and Roses

Cindy Weintraub BrennenJoin Norm Weintraub and I on Help, Hope & Healing, WWLZ820am, Saturday, June 11th, 12-1pm EST.  Yes, Norm would be my brother who gives back to the world by playing his beautiful music for people living in shelters and facilities across the San Francisco Bay Area.  He has had the pleasure of playing with David Ervin who played keys with Ray Charles. Currently, Norm shares his performance with Vlad Cardema, http://vladcardema.com, who is a master of the didgeridoo, an ancient aboriginal horn like instrument creating sound healing.  Norm started this path of giving with Bread and Roses, an organization dedicated to uplifting the human spirit by providing free, live, quality shows to people who live in institutions or are otherwise isolated from society.  This group was developed by Mimi Farina, Joan Baez’s sister, in 1974.  Norm has since branched out and developed his own group of giving, and encourages other musicians to do the same in hopes to help others heal.  Norm has expressed to me that in giving he is the one who receives as he connects with people through his music.  Feel free to call us during the show at 607-732-4820 or 1-866-732-4820.

Cindy Weintraub BrennenNorm will also be playing a couple of his original songs during the show.  He has been known to bring us to tears at our family reunions…singing many tunes that “hit home”. 

Bread & Roses brings hope and healing through live music to isolated individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our performances uplift the spirits of children undergoing chemotherapy, teens battling substance abuse, families in homeless shelters, seniors nearing the end of life transition, and others living apart from friends and family while facing challenging times.

> Read our Mission Statement and about our Current Program and Essence Stories.

Inspired by a 1912 poem by James Oppenheim, Mimi Fariña selected the name Bread & Roses to convey the spirit of the organization which she founded in 1974. Over the years, Bread & Roses has received awards for its community impact as well as its effectiveness and efficiency.

> Read more about our founder and our history.

“My commitment to serving humanity inspires me to support Bread and Roses” ~Carols Santana

To learn more about Bread and Roses click on the link below…

Blessings~

Help, Hope & Healing Radio with Cynthia Brennen, LMSW; Bipolar Disorder, Self Love & Mindfulness

To listen to my Talk Radio Show on Bipolar Disorder, Self Love and Mindfulness, simply click on the link below.

This show will also be archived under the category, “AM-WWLZ820 Talk Radio” , titled, “Bipolar Disorder, Self Love & Mindfulness with Cynthia Brennen, LMSW”

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Broken Open & A Better Life with Craig Hamilton; Living with Bipolar Disorder and Beyond

Join the journey on Help, Hope & Healing, WWLZ820am, Saturday, May 28th, 12-1pm EST.  My guest will be Craig Hamilton, author of an amazing memoir, Broken Open.  This is a heart wrenching & heartwarming account of Craig’s personal experience with Bipolar Disorder. Craig will also be introducing us to his follow-up book, A Better Life.  For any of you dealing with Bipolar Disorder in your life I recommend you do not miss this show!  Craig will certainly give you hope and help you heal, first hand.  As always, calls are welcome during the show at 607-732-4820 or 1-866-732-4820. Wishing you all a day of health and happiness!

Front Cover - Broken Open by Craig Hamilton with Neil Jameson

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Back Cover - Broken Open by Craig Hamilton with Neil Jameson

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Three days until the Olympics opening ceremony. My bag is packed and we’re walking together as a family from car park to ticket gate. Something is not quite right. I’m riding a tsunami-size mania and set to wipe out in awesome and truly awful style. Now, if this tale is not weird enough already, then try this: in my mind I have become Jesus Christ reincarnate. I am experiencing a high I’d imagine you attain only on the strongest drugs.’

Read more extracts from Broken Open….

In a remarkable memoir ABC broadcaster Craig Hamilton tells what it’s like to go mad in public and survive to tell the tale. Hamilton explores how his breakdown and diagnosis of bipolar disorder affected his family, work colleagues and friends. In doing so he lifts the covers on the taboo subject of depression and shows how he stared down his demons to resurrect his life and career.

As a former top sportsman, farmer’s son and coal miner who reinvented himself to establish a successful career with the ABC, Craig believed he was immune to a calamity such as mental illness. From his initial shocking breakdown to his eventual recovery, Craig retraces his steps and highlights the warning signs that might have told him he was in serious trouble.

Broken Open is a gripping read about one man’s journey back from the brink of hell. But it is much more than that. It’s also a personal plea for society to shake off the stigma surrounding people with depression and to bring the subject out into the clear light of day.


“I know Craig went through his own anguish with mental illness and if it can affect him it can affect anybody. I hold him in high esteem as I believe him to be very credible and someone who has a real passion for what he does, particularly calling rugby league on ABC Radio.

Like many Australians today, Craig changed his life so he could manage his illness. Through medication and a healthy lifestyle of yoga, meditation and laughter he is now living a healthy life. His story is a must-read. His triumph is truly remarkable and will inspire anyone lucky enough to read it.

Sadly many people suffering mental illness do not have the strength or support to change their lives. Like Craig I have watched players and have friends and family who have suffered from mental illness. I know through these experiences that mental illness exists and is not in someone’s imagination as we are often told.

By telling his story I know Craig will help others who have suffered, but more importantly he makes us all much more aware of the presence of mental illness, and in particular depression and bipolar disorder.”

Sincerely
Wayne Bennett
Head Coach
St George Illawarra Dragons




Help, Hope & Healing Radio Show with Adam DeYoung; Self Realization, Yoga & Meditation

To listen to my show on Self Realization, Yoga and Meditation with Adam DeYoung, simply click on the link below.  This show will also be archived under the category, “AM WWLZ820 Talk Radio” and titled, Self Realization, Yoga & Meditation with Adam DeYoung.

Thank you so much, Adam, for bringing Joy and Light into the hearts of so many! 

Namaste, my soul friend:)

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Help, Hope & Healing Interview with Adam DeYoung; A Path To Self-Realization

Join Adam DeYoung and I on Help, Hope & Healing, WWLZ820am, Saturday, May 21st, 12-1pm EST.  We will be discussing a path to self-realization, kriya yoga, karma yoga, meditation, Christ consciousness, the aum vibration, healing through the 7 chakras, monastic life and more.  Sit back, relax and tune in…  Calls are welcome during the show at 607-732-4820 or 1-866-732-4820.

Have a beautiful day, my friends…Namaste…



Adam practices Reiki to heal others of any physical, emotional and spiritual ailments that may be blocking the person from manifesting health, abundance and the state of well being. He is a Reiki Master in the Usui Shiki Ryoho practice. Along with Reiki he also practices Kriya Yoga, which is the art of moving energy through the chakras for higher awareness. He is a devotee of Paramahansa Yogananda for over twenty years and has served in his Ashram for nearly two years. His spiritual practices are based on Yogananda’s teachings. In his spare time he enjoys gardening as part of his meditation practice. Throughout his life on his spiritual quest for Self Mastery he had many interesting life experiences that had led him to the Realization that life is just a journey to remember one’s divinity. Whichever path that you resonate with most is the one for you, no right or wrong, just that which will bring you bliss and helping others to find their own bliss as well.

Help, Hope & Healing Radio Show with Pam Brooks-Crump & Mia Inspired! A Caterpillar at a Crossroad

To listen to my show with Pam Brooks-Crump and her very enlightening insights on inner guidance, transformation and following your soul’s purpose, simply click on the link below.  This show will also be archived under the category, “AM WWLZ820 Talk Radio”, titled, “Pam Brooks-Crump; Mia Inspired!  Following your inner guidance & your soul’s purpose.”

Thank you, Pam!  This show was a ton of fun and full of light!  Continue to give and receive JOY!!

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Help, Hope & Healing; Mia Inspired! with Pam Brooks-Crump

Tune in to Help, Hope & Healing, WWLZ820am, Saturday, May 14th, 12-1pm EST.  My guest will be Pam Brooks-Crump, author of Mia Inspired! A Caterpillar at a Crossroad.  Join Pam and I as we discuss life’s stages, changes, and listening to your Inner Guidance.  As always, calls are welcome during the show at 607-732-4820 or 1-866-732-4820.

Pam’s Story….

In 2008, I was at a place of confusion and uncertainty about what I wanted to do outside of being a mom, I asked for Inner Guidance and I received a message to “Illustrate the book!”  This sounded familiar because five-years previous, I had heard the exact same message!  My response at that time was, “Wrong number, call back another time!“  However, when I heard it so clearly for the 2nd time, I summoned my courage like Mia does, and decided to trust my Inner Guidance.  We could have called the book “Pam Inspired!”, but that just didn’t have the same ring as “Mia”, since she is a magnificent Monarch!  My Inner Guidance knew something that I did not know, that drawing and painting would bring so much joy to my life!  I have been a writer for many, many years in the form of journaling my private writings.  However, “Mia Inspired!” is my first published book.  The writing of ‘Mia” was such an easy flow for me, it was as if I was taking dictation from my Inner Source.

I have always had a love for foreign languages and cultures.  I graduated from the University of Georgia in 1983 with a Bachelor’s Degree in French which included a study abroad program in Paris, France.  I continued my studies and obtained a Masters in International Finance from Thunderbird, The Garbon School of International Management, Glendale AZ. which included two additional abroad programs, again in Paris and in Guadalajara, Mexico. The time I spent abroad is invaluable to me expanding my horizons, and it was in Mexico that I experienced the migration of the Monarch butterfly (read “Mia Inspired!: for more on this amazing journey)!

I worked in International Banking for 3 years in New York City followed by a short career as a real estate agent there in the city.  In 1992, I began my career as a fulltime mother, and it was not until 2008 after seeking Inner Guidance that I was led to my current work of writing and illustrating children’s picture books.  I currently live in Marietta, Georgia with my husband and 3 children.

Hope, Help & Healing Talk Radio Show; Friendships, Health & Happiness

To listen to my show on the Gift of Friendship with Louise Cady Fernandes and Marci Lubore Calantonio, simply click on the link below. 

This show will also be archived under the category, “AM WWLZ Talk Radio”, titled, “Friendships, Health & Happiness”.

Enjoy your day everybody, and remember, hug a friend today!

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