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Fierce, Fit, and Fun: Brilliant Mind, Body, and Spirit Practices to Elevate Your Life from the Inside Out (interviewed by Jennifer Lake, April 2016). Click here to listen. 
The Art of Balance (interviewed by Sheryl Marseilles, April 2016). Click here to watch.
No Gym Required: How to Get And Stay Fit Without Fancy Gyms and Equipment (interviewed by Lori Wilkinson, April 2016). Click here to listen.
Spirit Led Parenting: How to Connect with Your Inner Guidance, Trust Your Values and Parent with Conviction and Confidence (interviewed by Valarie Carlene, March 2016). Click here to listen.
Love Your Body: Use the Power of Your Mind to Lose Weight & Feel Strong, Sexy and Confident at any Age (interviewed by Carrie Charles, January 2016). Click here to listen
Increase Your Level of Happiness, Health and Energy: Getting Back to Basics, Unveiling Misconceptions and Discovering How to Easily Implement Healthy Living (interviewed by Cynthia Brace, September 2015). Click here to listen. 

Mt. Diablo Chapter of the California Writer's Club, "So You Want to Be a Writer" (Walnut Creek library, May 14, 2015)
Lafayette Library Conversation with Author Dina Colman (interviewed by Ruth Thornburg, February 20, 2014)
Published and Profitable, "Sharing Indie Publishing Tips" (interviewed by Roger C. Parker, August 5, 2014)

"Good Food, Good Health Series", Danville Library (May 20, 2014)
"Healthy Living with Four Quadrant Living", San Damiano Retreat (Nov 12, 2013)
Book Launch Party, Rakestraw Bookstore (October 12, 2013)
Green Exercise: Good for the Sole and Soul  Natural Awakenings, March 2011

Sustainable Danville Area: Find Your People  Danville Today News, February 2012 (Page 6)

Are Genetically Modified Foods Making Your Child Sick? Active Kids, June 2012 (Page 23)

Me, You, and "i" Sparrow Magazine, Issue Four 2012

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