Sept. 8, 2020

Happy 2nd Anniversary

Happy 2nd Anniversary to the My Stuttering Life podcast! This has been an amazing season with amazing guests. I would like to thank all my guests for sharing their stories of adversity and triumphs, you are a true inspiration for...

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Aug. 17, 2020

Stuttering Is My Superpower

This episode, Stuttering Is My Superpower, is a powerful episode for me because after decades of feeling shame and guilt because of my stutter, I’m realizing now that it is actually my superpower. Thank you to Noah Swiderski (owner and...

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July 28, 2020

My Sleep Experiment

I have always wondered if sleep has a direct correlation to my stutter. Recently I have been hearing about the benefits of sleep and the deficits from a lack of sleep. I decided to conduct my own personal experiment to …

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July 21, 2020

Stuttering & Succeeding In Life: The Journey of Juan Pablo Garcia

Today’s featured guest is Juan Pablo Garcia. Juan Pablo is from Paraguay and is 22 years old. He is studying to become a computer scientist while also working a full-time job as a software developer. Juan Pablo states,...

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July 10, 2020

We Have Our Own Language

Today’s featured guest is Saif Mihyar. Saif is a 22-year-old Business Administration student who currently lives in Jordan. Saif has a strong passion towards sports and a desire to help individuals who face hardship that may come along with...

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July 2, 2020

The Value of Vulnerability

Today’s featured guest is John McIntosh. John is 60 years old and is from Glasgow, Scotland, and has stammered for as long as he can remember. After graduating with an honors degree in English Literature, John worked in social care …

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June 30, 2020

From Nutrition To NASA: The Journey of Xavier Thibodeaux

Today’s featured guest is Xavier Thibodeaux. Xavier is from Houston, Texas, and is a graduate from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Human Performance with a specialization in human nutrition and...

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June 29, 2020

To Finish Or Not To Finish

Stuttering and Finishing Your Sentences is a topic with extremely high opinions, and I would like to start the conversation. When I ask PWS (people who stutter) if they allow others to finish their sentences, the responses are split right …

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June 26, 2020

Know Your Worth: The Journey To Acceptance

Today’s featured guest is Courtland Crain. Courtland is 22 years old and an upcoming first-year Speech-Language Pathology Master's student at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He’s been a person who stutters his whole life, and just...

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June 11, 2020

The Tools I Use To Manage My Stutter & Listener Feedback

Over the years I learned many tools and techniques to help me manage my stutter. I know the reality that there is no cure for stuttering but these four things that I do on a daily basis has truly helped …

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May 24, 2020

Be Determined To Be Yourself

Today’s featured guest is Mike Wilson. Mike Wilson is originally from Atlanta, GA. He is married with four kids between the ages of 3 and 10, and currently lives in Syracuse, NY. He is a dentist and is the founder …

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May 8, 2020

Keep Moving Forward

Today’s episode is about the importance of having a thick skin and moving forward. For decades I let the opinions of others be my reality and I allowed that negativity into my life which caused me great pain and anguish. …

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April 25, 2020

Have You Seen My Bookmark?

I am so thankful to belong to a community of creators that are showing the world that if you have a stutter, know that you are not alone and that you have a community to support, inform and inspire you. …

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April 25, 2020

Am I Alone In This?

Today’s featured guest is Will McClurg. Will is 36 years old and a medical sonographer specializing in pediatrics. Currently, Will is involved in medical sales and clinical training. Will has been stuttering since the age of 5 and states...

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April 22, 2020

Be Confident In Who You Are

Today’s featured guest is Sherrikka Myers. Every 1 Voice Matters is a nonprofit designed to help kids break down communicative and social barriers such as stuttering, self-esteem, self-confidence and bullying to improve their quality of life....

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April 21, 2020

"Stop Worshiping The Fluency Gods"

Today’s featured guest is Benjamin Schussheim. Benji Schussheim is a senior at Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut. He enjoys jazz saxophone, piano, coding, and stuttering advocacy. Benji began to stutter severely at 10 years of...

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April 19, 2020

The Power Of Your Voice

This interview was recorded before Covid-19. Today’s featured guest is Hakim Erwin. Mr. Erwin was born and raised in West Philadelphia, PA and graduated from Edward Bok High School in 1991. An avid hip hop music lover in his teenage …

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April 16, 2020

Taking Ownership Of Your Stutter

Today’s featured guest is Sandeep Krishnakumar. Sandeep is a first year PhD student studying Human Factors and Ergonomics at Penn State University. His research is in the realm of engineering design, and he is particularly interested in design...

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April 6, 2020

Prioritizing My Life: The Story of Michaela Misskee Maia

Today’s featured guest is Michaela Misskee Maia. Michaela is German-Brazilian and is currently working as a Marketing Manager at a Software Company in Florida, where she lives with her husband. Growing up, Michaela and her family lived in...

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April 2, 2020

Drive-Thrus, Cell Phones & Social Distancing: The New Normal

Today’s world is changing due to the Covid-19 virus. What we enjoyed in the past has now gone away; restaurants are closed, concerts cancelled, conferences cancelled, festivals cancelled, grocery store shelves are almost bare, and we must...

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March 13, 2020

The Be Kind Campaign And Stuttering: The Story Of Jack Dinsley

Today’s featured guest is Jack Dinsley. Jack states that he’s had a stammer ever since he can remember. Over the years, Jack has turned the negativity of having a stammer into something positive. He’s been involved with the...

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March 12, 2020

My Pecha Kucha Presentation and Continuing the Conversation With Evan…

This episode was recorded in Orlando, Florida, at the Podfest Expo 2020 (). I was honored to have spoken at the Pecha Kucha portion of the expo and my title was “The Stuttering Podcaster”. I spent months and months preparing …

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March 5, 2020

What My Stutter Has Taught Me: The Journey of Matt Herdman

Today’s featured guest is Matt Herdman. Matt Herdman, a creator who lives in Oklahoma, is striving to make positive impacts on the world. He recently had the opportunity to be a speaker at Oklahoma’s first ever Next Gen Talks where …

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Feb. 10, 2020

Serving Our Nation's Heroes: A Discussion With Cynthia Zmroczek

Today’s featured guest is Cynthia Zmroczek. Cynthia Zmroczek received her Masters of Science degree from West Virginia University and has been a speech language pathologist with the Department of Defense for the past 11 ½ years providing...

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Jan. 26, 2020

#1 Tips for People Who Stutter

Today’s episode features some amazing, courageous and phenomenal contributors to the Stuttering Community. My call to action was to create an episode of #1 Tips for PWS and these tips will no doubt help those who are struggling with their...

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Jan. 20, 2020

My Stutter Is A Blessing: A Story of Determination & Patience

Today’s featured guest is Jason Nunez. Mr. Nunez is 39 years old, Catholic, Husband and father of two. He was born and raised in El Paso, Texas and now lives in San Antonio, Texas. Jason and his family are active …

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Jan. 13, 2020

Competing in Bodybuilding and Fluency: The Story of Gal Zussman

Today’s featured guest is Gal Zussman. Mr. Zussman is from Israel and is currently a 12th grader in high school and he states that his stutter came back after two years of fluency. He shares his speech journey with us …

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Jan. 2, 2020

The Big "D"

Over the years I have learned a few things about my stuttering and one of the big takeaways is disclosure. I find that it is so much easier to disclose my stuttering so that the other individual knows what it …

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Nov. 21, 2019

From YouTube to the Literary World: The Life of this Aspiring Author

Today's featured guest is Vicky Gilbert. Vicky has worn many hats over the years from musician, to student, to retail worker, to managing a popular food chain and is currently working towards attain her dreams of becoming an author, one …

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Nov. 14, 2019

Par for the Course: This Golfer's Challenge On & Off the Fairway

Today's featured guest is Andrew Simpson. Andrew is a second year student at the University of Cincinnati. He is an avid golfer and sports fan in general. Andrew loves to help others and prides himself in being the best...

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Nov. 11, 2019

The Journey of YouTube Vlogger Adam Wright

Today's featured guest is Adam Wright. Adam recently turned 40 years old and is married with two kids. This YouTube Vlogger has been stammering for as long as he can remember. I believe there is healing in sharing...

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Nov. 9, 2019

From Adversity To Acceptance: One Man's Journey To The Main Stage

Today's featured guest is Callum Schofield. Callum is from South Wales and has had a stammer for as long as he can remember. At present, he is trying to learn from his experiences to help others as a motivational speaker …

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Nov. 3, 2019

Jared Glickfield Paves The Road With Determination

Today's featured guest is Jared Glickfield. Jared is a teenager from Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of Washington D.C. He's a high school senior who plans to study computer science in college. Active in his community, Jared leads...

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Oct. 29, 2019

#VeryConfident In The Caribbean

Today's featured guest is Angella Marston. Ms. Marston is a 23 year old who resides in Jamaica and works as a secretary for a law firm. In her spare time, she spends a lot of time creating videos, motivational quotes …

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Oct. 28, 2019

The Journey Of A Stutterer From Down Under

Today's featured guest is Daniel Lopriore. Mr. Lopriore is a 28 year old music producer from Perth, Australia. He started producing music at the age of 22. He wanted to take producing full time and few out to Los Angeles …

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Oct. 26, 2019

Aaron Toubian - The Stuttering Coach

Today's guest is Aaron Toubian and I had the pleasure of speaking with him and discussing the origin of his stutter, school life, dating and the genesis of his new practice as a Stuttering Coach. For more information on Aaron …

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Oct. 24, 2019

Lanny Morris - "My Stutter Is My Friend"

There comes a time when an interview doesn't feel like an interview and feels more like friends chatting in a coffee house. My guest, Lanny Morris, brought back some fond memories of when I used to live in Corpus Christi, …

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Oct. 20, 2019

"Dear World, I Stutter"

James Hayden returns as my special guest to discuss his Tedx Talk experience and his book "Dear World, I Stutter". This book can help many people who stutter in their journey and I will be purchasing my book today! I …

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Oct. 15, 2019

James Hayden - Tedx Speaker & Author

Today's featured guest is James Hayden. Mr. Hayden lives in the New Orleans area and works for Ochsner Health System as an HLA Technologist. Outside of work, James is a writer and serves as the chapter leader for the New …

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Oct. 8, 2019

Jaleesa Bygrave

Today's featured guest is Jaleesa Bygrave. Ms. Bygrave is a social worker from Toronto, Ontario, who has worked in the profession since 2011. She has a breadth of experience supporting individuals, children, and families with complex...

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Oct. 1, 2019

Mike Wallace - Software Engineer and Gamer

Today's featured guest is Mike Wallace. Mr. Wallace is a 28 year old software engineer who also enjoys creating video games with others and playing them competitively (both of which can rely heavily on spoken communication). Mr. Wallace...

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Sept. 22, 2019

The Wanderer

If you are a person who stutters then I know this has happened to you. Have you ever walked into a store and wanted to ask for help but did not due to your stutter? Listen to my story.... If …

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Sept. 8, 2019

The Hang Up

If you are a person who stutters then I know this has happened to you. When you are dialing a number and get ready to speak but nothing comes out and the other caller makes a rude remark (in my …

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