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Positive Alternatives

Thanks for listening to my podcast - Positive Alternatives. It's a very personal project with messages that I hope hit home to my listeners. Please feel free to comment on any episode and I promise to monitor regularly and respond in kind.

Be Well...

Jun 28, 2019

In this episode I take some time to share how past mistakes have impacted me at this later stage of life. Take it from me. Mistakes can come back to bite you in the back side. Pretty sure it will leave a bruise.


Jun 26, 2019

In this episode of Positive Alternatives 5 Minute Thoughts, I relate how my fondness for gardening helps me to stop and think through my relationships with those young folks I seek to help.


Jun 21, 2019

Our Interview with Dr. Charles "Chuck" Nozicka, Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Advocate Children's Hospital. We go deep diving into the upcoming challenges teens will face with the state by state legalization of marijuana. The good doctor also shares his learned understanding of how alcohol...


Jun 19, 2019

In this Positive Alternative 5 Minute Thoughts I share some thoughts about the very successful Jonathan Petit Collaborative Community Sticker Shock Campaign and wrap things up with some of the good and the not so good relationship with the local media.


Jun 14, 2019

Our Interview with Amy Voss, a Buffalo Grove Illinois mom who knows what it is to get knocked down but not out. After her son, Jared, lost a long battle to addiction Amy decided no more. It is a hard battle for this Graceful Warrior but she is a determined Mom and I can think of no stronger weapon than a parent who...