This year on August 5th will be the twentieth running of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race in Cape Elizabeth. This event attracts elite runners from around the globe, as well as recreational runners from across the country. Today we speak with race founder, Joan Benoit Samuelson, winner of the first Women’s Olympic Marathon in 1984. We also speak with volunteer coordinator, Maya Cohen, and her husband, Dr. Mylan Cohen, who cares for race participants (when necessary) in the medical tent.
Sometimes it takes a willingness to engage in conflict—and work our way through difficult situations—in order to succeed. Today we discuss this idea with executive and entrepreneur Jean Hoffman, and we also speak with the superintendent of Portland public schools, Xavier Botana. Both Hoffman and Botana were recently featured in Maine magazine’s 50 Mainers issue for their contributions to our state.
Music is part of our celebrations and our inspiration. It can serve as a means of commonality between humans. It can also heal. Today we speak with Pamela Florea, a psychotherapist who integrates sound into the modalities she offers her clients in order to help them break cycles of physical, emotional, and spiritual suffering. We also have a conversation with Maine singer/songwriter Daniel Connor, who has returned to his music as a way of returning to health after having surgery for a brain tumor in 2012.
We love what we do on Love Maine Radio. Now in our fifth year, it has been our great privilege to spend time with hundreds of intriguing Mainers who also love the lives that they have created. This week we revisit insightful conversations with artist Scott Nash, musical legend Dan Crewe, brothers Paul and Lou Urenek & chocolate-maker Kate McAleer,…
Each new year brings with it the opportunity to evaluate the paths our lives have taken, and make certain that we are embracing the possibility of wellness within ourselves. In its broadest sense, wellness is being fully integrated and appreciative of all of the gifts—physical, mental, emotional and spiritual—that we have been given. Today we speak about the pursuit of…