Simply Amazing Women

Simply Amazing Women

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Overview

Life After Heartbreak: 13 inspiring examples to encourage and inspire you

Simply Amazing Women continues celebrity radio host K. C. Armstrong's theme of human resiliency. Each of his13 interviews showcases a woman who courageously faced severe challenges and ultimately used the experience for the benefit of others. It's not just about being a survivor; it's about surviving to ease the path of people facing their own life challenges: addiction, discrimination, poverty, violence, and more.

Armstrong (formerly of the Howard Stern Show) uses his own background of self-destruction and poor choices to weave together excerpts of aired interviews taken from his WMAP Radio station. The diverse chapters and Armstrong's commentary offer examples of hope, compassion and forgiveness. Armstrong himself has turned his life around and has dedicated his remaining years to encouraging others to make whatever adjustments are necessary to obtain their own redemption, understanding, and inner peace. The upbeat message is one of belief in one's own power to handle whatever life brings-with dignity and resolve.

Following his best-seller Simply Amazing, Special Author's Edition (2019) Simply Amazing Women is published to celebrate and honor our mothers and grandmothers: women of strength, passion, and wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781734705805
Publisher: Wmap Radio
Publication date: 05/01/2020
Series: Simply Amazing , #2
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

K. C. Armstrong is currently the owner and host of WMAP Radio ("World's Most Amazing People"), an internet-based and nationally syndicated station. His radio shows reach over 100 countries worldwide and are syndicated in NY and Fl, with new FM stations being added regularly. Mr. Armstrong has created an inspirational series aptly titled Simply Amazing to share the positivity he learned after surviving his own challenges to rediscover his true self.
Mr. Armstrong is a former writer and producer of the Howard Stern Show, actor, and stand-up comedian with appearances in film, soap operas, and a regular spot at Caroline's Comedy Club in NYC.
Armstrong's first book, Simply Amazing, Special Author's Edition, was an immediate best seller, is being used in schools in the US, and has been called "A major player in the self-help genre" by the US Review of Books.

Virginia Bartol grew up in New London, CT and graduated from Ithaca College in New York and then SUNY Stony Brook. She has taught at Mount Sinai High School in Mount Sinai, NY and the Kibo School in Moshi, Tanzania

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Table of Contents

Preface ..........................................................................................vii

Introduction ...................................................................................1

1. Forgiveness an interview with Kathy Bidelman .....................................3

2. A Woman’s Voice an interview with Cicilia Seleyian .....................................17

3. Recovery an interview with Debra Morgan ......................................29

4. Survival an interview with R. Jade McAuliffe .................................45

5. Re-Invention an interview with Danielle Shay .......................................59

6. Soul Traveler an interview with Marilynn Hughes .................................75

7. A Mother’s Love an interview with Marcy Stone .........................................91

8. Live Your Passions an interview with Sandi Holst ........................................109

9. A Song of Gratitude an interview with Dr. Feyi Obamehinti ..........................121

10. Holistic Wellness and Breast Health an interview with Lola Scarborough ..............................133

11. Ascension an interview with Wendy Ann ........................................149

12. Balance and Peace an interview with Lotus Prana Zheng .............................163

13. Choosing Life an interview with Misti Rains .........................................173

Acknowledgements .....................................................................188

Book Club Questions .................................................................189

Preface

I’m writing this preface in the midst of a global pandemic-coronavirus (COVID-19).

This is a first for all of us, and we’re each choosing our own response— fear, panic, stockpiling goods we may or may not need, and also spending time with our families, helping and sharing with our neighbors, calling friends we haven’t checked in with for a while.

Now that I’m getting older, and knowing that nobody is guaranteed tomorrow, I find a lesson or realization in everything. Every story in this book, just like yours and mine, includes what seems to be a personal pandemic that one has to somehow get through.

WMAP’s Simply Amazing series began before this new world-wide emergency, but the need for positive examples is always with us. I hope that by the time you read this, the current crisis will be past, but I know heartache and severe challenges are always present.

I’ve been told that Simply Amazing Special Author’s Edition has raised people from disappointment and despair to new beginnings. I hope Simply Amazing Women will likewise uplift you and remind you of the strength of the individual. We can meet this new challenge and each one that comes our way. Be inspired by these Amazing Women and what their best qualities say about all of us.

K. C. Armstrong Port Jefferson, N.Y. May 2020

FOR DISCUSSION:

1. What is the impact of the author’s voice heard throughout the book? 2. With which interviewee do you most closely relate, and why? 3. List three things you learned (fact or insight) referencing chapter numbers and titles. 4. Are there any situations that you would have handled much differently? Discuss your different approach and why you would have taken those actions.



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