Insight with Mark Farrell An engaging forum to examine and discuss a vast array of everyday obstacles and challenges facing adults and children today.

October 30, 2015  

Concert Pianist, MIT Professor and Fit Model – The Indefinable Elaine Kwon and “Modern Families” author and Sociologist Joshua Gamson’s Insight on Unconventional Family Creation Tales PLUS the 26.2 Mile Life Changing Journey that Transforms NY.   

Oprah loves her for all that she’s accomplished and it’s no wonder as this former child prodigy is a force to be reckoned with as Elaine holds a 2nd degree black belt that earned her 5 U.S. National Tae Kwon Do Championships.  And when Elaine isn’t flying through the air she’s storming the piano with a full orchestra accompanying her at Carnegie Hall or other legendary performance venues.  Listen to learn about her newest endeavor, “Savor Your Senses”, an innovative concert series where wine and food are paired with live music by Elaine and other greats: http://www.savoryoursenses.com/

Shattering yesterday’s conventions about what makes a family is Sociologist and author Joshua Gamson and his stories of extraordinary journeys to kinship.  This very proud and loving gay father of two daughters shares personal stories that further depict how the landscape of the nuclear family has changed.  Modern Families – Stories of Extraordinary Journeys to Kinship – published by NYU Press and available everywhere.

Have Mark speak at your school, university or workplace on “Overcoming Adversity” and more – info at www.markfarrellmotivation.com

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October 22, 2015  

The Indomitable Victoria Arlen was a typical vivacious 11 year old active fun loving girl - until she came down with a rare viral disease, Transverse Myelitis that had her battling for 5 years – 3 of which left her in a vegetative state.  After Victoria miraculously came out of a coma – her ability to speak, eat and more had to be relearned.  That was the easy part for this immensely determined young woman who after not attending school for years went into high school and not only caught up on the vast work she missed – she graduated in 3 years with her 2 brothers (triplets).  And yes - Victoria didn’t stop there – she learned to swim as a paraplegic and her fierce competitive times ultimately got her a gold medal in the 2012 London Paralympic Games.  Hear why she’s far from content and what’s next!     

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October 7, 2015  

The unfortunate death of WarrenHills quarterback, Evan Murray raises the question about the safety of the sport of football overall.  Do you or will you allow your child to play the sport?  A new book by Mark’s guest, Dr. Danoff, “The Ultimate Guide to Male Sexual Health” has Mark asking the questions men think about but are embarrassed to ask. 

When Mark isn’t broadcasting on PRN he’s talking to corporate, college and high school audiences on: overcoming adversity, mental health, drugs/alcohol, anti-teasing/anti-bullying, celebrating differences, entitlement and more.  Info available at: www.markfarrellmotivation.com

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