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Fight Your Fears and Find Your Balance In 4 Minutes

Uber Driver Stumbles Into Gift of New Hands For His 11-Year-old Daughter After Picking Up Engineering Student (Podcast)

A stunningly serendipitous Uber meeting resulted in a college student giving a big hand to a little girl who needed it most. Hear The Good News Guru tell the surprising story (from the October 5, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). WATCH the video at Good News Network...

Unlikely Friendship Born in Grocery Aisle is Sweet Reminder that Good Things Last (Podcast)

Love isn't reserved for family. It can be given even to someone you meet in the grocery store—and it can transform their life! Hear The Good News Guru tell the inspiring story (from the June 8, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio). WATCH the video or read the full story on Good News NetworkSubscribe to the Good News Guru podcast, featuring Good News, Good Talks, and Inspiring People: on iTunes or (for Android) on Podbean.

This Story, From the New Book, Will Lift You 40,000 Feet – Hear it Now on Our 50th Episode of Good News Guru!

From our 50th episode on the radio in Los Angeles...

A man stuck in long airport security lines thought no one cared that he would miss his grandson’s funeral—but employees at this airline delivered the most incredible customer service. Click the play button above, and hear The Good News Guru tell the amazing story (from the January 11, 2019 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5) Check Out our new paperback full of good newsBuy it on Amazon or White Cloud Press! Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean.

Man Saves Ancient Books From Dumpster and, Months Later, Finds Amazing Inscriptions (Podcast)

This guy's shocking dumpster discovery was the beginning of a fascinating chapter in his life—and turned trash into American treasure. Hear The Good News Guru tell the incredible tale (from the August 3, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio). READ the full story, here, on Good News Network...

Mom Turns $700 into a $65 Million Company After Manufacturer Calls Her ‘a Stupid Woman’ (Good News Guru Radio)

An inspiring mom was determined to MAKE IT WORK, even when a powerful businessman told her she was “a stupid woman” and expected her to simply give up. Hear The Good News Guru tell the riveting story. Read more and see the story on GNN...

Depressed by Cable News Playing in Public Everywhere, He Designed Glasses That Black Out Screens (Podcast)

They got sick of having to watch TV news in public, so they created a special pair of sunglasses that block out the droning screens around them. Hear The Good News Guru talk about the innovation (from the October 12, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). WATCH the video at Good News Network

Secretary Mimicked Her Boss for 67 Years, Now Everyone is Shocked by Her Secret Fortune and What She Did With it (Podcast)

Hear the remarkable story of Sylvia Bloom, a shrewd secretary who amassed a fortune after watching her bosses at work – and the beautiful thing she did with it. Hear The Good News Guru tell the inspiring story (from the May 11, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio). READ the full story on Good News Network...

When I Was Alone at the Hospital at 4AM, a Lyft Driver Restored My Faith in Humanity (GNN Podcast)

After a 24-year-old woman was discharged from the hospital at 4:00 in the morning, the Lyft driver who picked her up restored something she thought might be gone forever—her hope. Hear our Good News Guru tell the inspiring story on the radio in Los Angeles—during the January 25, 2019 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5. READ the full story on GNN. Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. (Photo by Sean Carter) Also, Check Out Our Little Paperback Good News BookBuy on Amazon or White Cloud Press

The Most Important Question to Ask a Life or Business Partner

The Lesson: Who are you inviting to be in your carpool lane called LIFE? Once we discover our purpose—our North star—we must make sure that we only partner with people who are going in the same direction. GNN’s own Anthony Samadani came up with this quick way to envision the “right” partner for your business or marriage.

Notable Excerpt: “If you are going northbound and someone is going southbound, would it make sense to have them in your carpool? And that’s the analogy of life. It takes a team, ... but in order to get the right people, you guys need to be in the same lane.”

The Speaker: An attorney and TV/Film producer by trade, Anthony Samadani partnered with Good News Network in 2017 to use his entertainment and business acumen to energize the platform and deliver more ways to discover good in the world. Anthony is passionate about empowering people to make every day count and challenging them to find the good in everyday interactions. As a social good entrepreneur, speaker and consultant, Anthony works with individuals and organizations to discover their good so they can “do good, for the greater good.”

MORE From Anthony: Fight Your Fears and Find Your Balance In 4 Minutes (WATCH the inspiring talk below) [raw][/raw] Good Advice? SHARE It – And, CHECK Out More on our Good Talks Page

Toddler Wakes Up Right When Parents Agree to Remove Life Support: Good News Podcast

Dylan's parents were about to unplug their toddler from life support – but then they all witnessed what doctors called an Easter miracle. Hear the incredible tale told by The Good News Guru (from the April 6, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST radio). READ more and see the video on GNN....

Baseball Playoff Winners and Celebrities Play Ping-Pong in Dodger Stadium to Lift Kids From Trafficking (Podcast)

The Dodgers took to the field recently, not for the baseball fans, but playing ping-pong with Matthew McConaughey, Ashton Kutcher, Jamie Foxx, and Bryan Cranston to serve underprivileged kids. Hear The Good News Guru serve up all the details (from the October 19, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). WATCH the video and read more on GNN...

Lost Corgi Goes Viral on Twitter, But Old-Fashioned Fate Brings Him Home (Podcast)

After causing a stir on Twitter, this adventurous 15-year-old corgi finally made it home thanks to a mother's gut instincts. Hear The Good News Guru tell the surprising tale (from the June 22, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio). WATCH the video, or read the full story, on Good News Network... (Photo by We Rate Dogs, on Twitter)

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Uses Private Jet to Reunite Mom With Sons Who Were Abducted to Syria (GNN Podcast)

This rock idol didn’t hesitate to hop aboard his private jet and fly first to Trinidad, then 6000 miles to Syria, to reunite a two siblings with their mother. Hear our Good News Guru tell the inspiring story on the radio in Los Angeles—during the February 1, 2019 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5. READ more or WATCH the video on GNN. (File photo by Alterna2, CC) Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. Also, Check Out Our Little Paperback Book of Good News—Buy on Amazon or White Cloud Press

In Twist of Fate, NFL Star’s Organs Go to the Ailing Sports Hero Who Inspired Him (Podcast)

It was the only known instance of a pro athlete's organs being donated to another player, and they serendipitously went to the baseball star whom he had met and idolized as a child. Hear The Good News Guru tell the heartwarming tale (from the August 17, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio). WATCH the video and read more here, on Good News Network

Once Mocked for Always Raising His Hand in Class, Former Homeless Kid Overcomes Odds to Live Harvard Dream (Podcast)

Listen to this great story about a young man who defied the odds—despite bullying, homelessness and medical problems—to make his dream come true! Hear The Good News Guru tell the inspiring story (from the June 1, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio). WATCH the video or read the full story on Good News Network... Subscribe to the Good News Guru podcast, featuring Good News, Good Talks, and Inspiring People: on iTunes or (for Android) on Podbean.

Buying Coffee and a Muffin at Restaurant Drive-thru Saves a Stranger’s Life (Podcast)

Every day, Glen Oliver orders his coffee and pays for the car behind him at an Ontario drive-thru cafe. One morning, that fateful purchase changed someone’s life and saved them from suicide. Hear The Good News Guru serve up the inspiring story (from the October 26, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). WATCH the video and read more on GNN… Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. (Featured photo by Michael on Flickr, CC license)

A Mother’s Mighty Love After 45 Years Apart: ‘She knew you would be back.’ (Podcast)

Listen to the stirring tale of how a mother’s devotional love endured 45 years of complete separation: “She knew you would be back.” Hear The Good News Guru tell the inspiring story (from the May 25, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio). READ the full story on Good News Network

Dad Confronts Bully by Treating Him Like a Son – Now the Homeless Boy Has Money and Friendship (GNN Podcast)

Instead of being angry at his son's bully, this man approached the boy with compassion – and now, they are all enjoying the wonderful results. Hear our Good News Guru tell the inspiring story on the radio in Los Angeles—during the February 8, 2019 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5. READ more or WATCH the video on GNN. Subscribe to our Good News podcast on iTunes, or for Android devices on Podbean. Also, Check Out Our Little Paperback Book of Good News—Buy on Amazon or White Cloud Press

How a College Student and Minister Answered Each Other’s Prayers With a Note Attached to a Balloon (Podcast)

A Baptist minister was losing his faith, so much that he didn't even want to go to church any more, until a balloon with a desperate plea for help floated down into his lap... Hear The Good News Guru tell the heartwarming story (from the September 28, 2018 Ellen K. Morning Show on KOST-103.5 radio in Los Angeles). WATCH the video at Good News Network...