I am Big Show

From Addie to You. We all have a story that tells of our past, our present, and what we hope for our future. And so it is with my story. When asked why I volunteer, what motivates me to get involved, or why I am so passionate about kindness, equity, and inclusion, I am continually reminded of the saying,  “I […]

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From Zain to You. Ayush is a close friend of mine, and his show inspires us to be BIG, think BIG, and live BIG. I am happy to have been invited to discuss my Grandma Ruth who recently celebrated her 91st birthday! We should all be so lucky to live a long and fulfilling life as she. She has Alzheimer’s […]

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Many people are bringing their animals into shelters with the belief that this is not abandonment. Last week alone we were witness to several such instances. One family brought their two children into the shelter to leave their cat. One of the little girls had tears streaming down her face as she fought to save him. She didn’t want to […]

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Being interviewed by Ayush was an honor, because what gets left out in our interview is the way he paves the way for people like me to do what I do.  Ayush is a pioneer in the LGBT South Asian community, and was writing gay advice columns in Indian newspapers when I was still trying to find my steps in […]

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From Denise to You. To have hope is to desire something with the expectation of obtainment as defined by Merriam-Webster. When I was told that there was no possibility of me ever having my own biological children, panic took hold of me. I couldn’t fathom the idea of never being a mother. I awoke with the intense longing for a […]

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From Hannah to You. When my father was murdered almost eight years ago, my world was shattered and an indescribable grief consumed my entire being.  There were so many experiences, as father and daughter, that we had yet to share and someone on the planet took it upon himself to deprive me of them.  Somewhere in the haze of shock […]

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From Jen to You Where do I fit in? That’s perhaps one of the most vexing questions of a teenager’s life. All of us have experienced that longing to feel that we fit in, to have a sense of belonging. We all have a unique identity that we want to share with the world. But what happens when that identity […]

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As we know the economic downturn affected people in several parts of the globe.  For some the impact was harsher and tough decisions had to be made.  Our guest John found himself in the midst of a tough financial situation. John had to make some major changes. He significantly downsized his home and car and got rid of fancy things he did […]

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Yes we can. Our guest Jenna Benn, at the age of 29, was diagnosed with a rare form of blood cancer.  One of the hardest three words one can hear in their lives is ‘You Have Cancer’. This was not part of her plan. However, she took control and empowered her life. As a result, ‘Twist Out Cancer’ (TOC) was […]

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Mark’s transformational journey to health and fitness is commendable. Mark made a life style change and has stuck with it. The results are amazing. He does not think that yo-yo dieting or making drastic temporary changes work in the long run. His approach of making small changes, being conscious of his relationship with food, occasionally allowing himself to indulge in […]

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Wow!  It is 2013 already and we are on Season 2 of the show. Time does fly, doesn’t it? This year I have a lot to be grateful for. One of things I am very grateful for is the opportunity to share our show with You. It has been my lifelong mission to create different platforms where we can acknowledge […]

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