Briana Martinez and Melissa Hughett are wives and mothers that are preparing get their black belts. They share how they were introduced to martial arts and why, even with jobs and busy home lives, they choose to make training a priority.
EPISODE SPOTLIGHT: Rock Steady Boxing
Rock Steady Boxing gives people with Parkinson’s disease hope by improving their quality of life through a non-contact boxing based fitness curriculum.
Learn more at https://www.rocksteadyboxing.org
Larry Hagner is the founder of the Good Dad Project and The Dad Edge Podcast. Larry shares his challenges growing up as an overweight child, how he started fighting back, and how he channeled his confidence into competitive martial arts.
You can get more of Larry at the Good Dad Project.
EPISODE SPOTLIGHT: Steve Hartman
Steve Hartman is a correspondent for CBS News. Steve hosts "On the Road" where he profiles individuals and groups across the United States that do kind things for others in their community.
Jennifer Harshman is a mother of three, a writing and publishing expert, and a business owner. Jennifer is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and is on a mission to help others by sharing her story.
EPISODE SPOTLIGHT: Humans of New York
Humans of New York began as a photography project by Brandon Stanton in 2010. The initial goal was to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers on the street, and create an exhaustive catalogue of the city’s inhabitants. Somewhere along the way, Brandon began to interview his subjects in addition to photographing them. And alongside their portraits, he'd include quotes and short stories from their lives. Over the past five years, it has also expanded to feature stories from over twenty different countries.
Learn more about them at http://www.humansofnewyork.com