December 18, 2015
Hosted by Nelinia Varenas
One of Julia Kadish's favorite stories is about a situation that John Lennon faced as a child. He received an assignment to write what he wanted to be when he grew up. John wrote that he wanted to be happy. The teacher told him he didn’t understand the assignment. John told her she didn’t understand life. Julia contends that being happy is a choice. She continues that having an attitude of gratitude coupled with compassion is uplifting and life-changing. Finding aspects of life that are empowering and help further life goals and wants are key. Julia lives a full-out, energetic and purposeful life. She brings her love of life to the show. Find out how to get your mojo back and to live a life with zeal.
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Why do people decide to take a bold action or to do nothing? This smart, spirited and fun show takes you on an inspiring tour through the life-defining experiences of remarkable people who, with grace, selfless purpose, vision and drive, have saved lives, infused hope and provided critical help to others. These true stories delve into the thoughts, perspectives and emotions of guest speakers as they juggled decisions that ultimately altered lives of others for better. Provocative and yet sincere questions will reveal motivating touchstones for you as you apply what you hear to your own life. Our program is designed to provide authentic, frank, and at times humorous conversations. The undercurrent of the program is to help you expand the legacy that you leave in your wake and to become an inspiration and a beacon of joyful living to others.
Nelinia’s parents immigrated to the United States with the dream of living a life of which they could be proud and that would grant fulfilling opportunities, happiness and intrinsic satisfaction. Nelinia’s father and mother instilled the values of integrity, responsibility, respectfulness, curiosity, knowledge, sacrifice and hard work. Throughout her life, Nelinia has surrounded herself with role models who encouraged her to set high standards, achieve and succeed. These same role models also helped her evolve into the caring and compassionate person she is today. Nelinia is committed to helping people in the same way that she was helped: through encouragement, kindness, selflessness and vision. As a perennial student of life and boundless optimist, Nelinia stays engaged with people in all walks of life. She is a member of Rotary International, Junior League, the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Toastmasters International and Business Networking International.