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

Kate Sprague’s big brother Jordan died by suicide nearly seven years ago and she’s made a brilliant award winning movie, Our Brother Jordan” on her and her family’s courageous journey through the pain, healing and ultimately where she’s able to say “It’s good to be home”.  Kate’s mother Lisa, joins Mark in a conversation on how mental illness descended upon Jordan, how this close knit New Jersey family coped to how they channeled their positive energy to benefit vital mental health organizations making strides including the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention https://afsp.org/ and The Samaritans http://samaritansnyc.org/

 

Founder of Soulsational Music & Wellness Festival, Michelle Leonard talks about this phenomenal FREE all day family fun experience, Saturday July 29. 2017 in Bayville NJ featuring live music, yoga, massage, healthy food and organic beer (yes it exists hence the reason why Mark is hosting).  www.soulsational.info

 

Plus, Mark gives his perspective on # 45’s new absurd transgender ban in the military, how Peter Frampton comes alive and unglued and more.  

              

Have Mark speak at your company or organization to increase moral, productivity, confidence and more.  Mark also has riveting talks for kids k-12 and college on overcoming adversity, anti-bullying/anti-teasing, mental health, drugs/alcohol, celebrating differences, self-entitlement and more.  All of Mark’s talks are from his vast life experience.  Reviews, videos, booking info and more at: www.markfarrellmotivation.com

             

"Mark invigorated our conference! His genuine enthusiasm and professionalism, combined with an amazing topic, made for a marvelous presentation."

 

Catharine Leahy - Speakers Chair Pinceton University

 

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July 14, 2017  

Meet Sofiya Cheyenne, actor/dancer/singer/writer and disability advocate.  And there’s more- much more.  Sofiya is a chair member with Little People of America though don’t let her 4”1” size fool you – she’s a trail blazer and powerhouse of many sorts including her devotion to educating the public on Dwarfism, teaching empathy to teenagers through drama therapy and her determination and resiliency to joyfully dance and sing despite the countless surgeries she endured from a young child to a teenager.  Sofiya possesses an effervescence and positivity that’s refreshing and contagious.  Listen to her unfathomable story of this remarkable twenty-six year old wonder woman (and newlywed).  Sofiya returns in October for Dwarfism Awareness month with her newlywed husband to share their experience with societal perceptions, opinions on the newly approved FDA medicine for Dwarfism and much more.

Ex Christie Allies Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly get prison time while the Bridgegate mastermind, David Wildstein essentially skates free for merely implicating Baroni and Kelly.  Unfair?  Mark thinks so and muses about Chris Christies future that he speculates will not be Bridgegate free!   

Mark shares his experience with putting powder up his nose for years and discusses how a new product called Coko Loco is cocaine with training wheels though touted as a snortable stimulant that promises focus and energy.  Will Dairy Queen start cutting chocolate lines for it’s customers with a hankering for decadence?  Mark is glad Tony Montana is spared hearing of this new food fad tragedy.   

 

Have Mark speak at your company or organization to increase moral, productivity, confidence and more.  Mark also has riveting talks for kids k-12 and college on overcoming adversity, anti-bullying/anti-teasing, mental health, drugs/alcohol, celebrating differences, self-entitlement and more.  All of Mark’s talks are from his vast life experience.  Reviews, videos, booking info and more at: www.markfarrellmotivation.com

“Mark truly energized the crowd and engaged the youth in a truly effective way, we were very happy to see the very important anti-bullying message delivered in such a kid-friendly, yet meaningful way. Way to go! Thank you for the experience Mark!”

Daakeia Clarke, Madison Square Garden Company,
Marketing Manager, NY Liberty

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July 7, 2017  

Crystal Woods life depicts just how incredibly resilient one can be to withstand the most horrific of circumstances.  Crystal’s father kidnapped her at 6 when he then began to sexually abuse Crystal into her mid teens.  A life filled with constant threats, fear and dread was commonplace for Crystal who describes herself as mostly happy when away from her father during school hours.  Hear how Crystal coped including her notion to shoot her father with the gun he kept tucked under his pillow to being free of him, reuniting with her mother and how Crystal has become an incredible parent, and natural bodybuilder.  Told publicly for only the second time, Crystal shares her journey from helpless to indomitable helper!

 

Move over man caves, women are creating their retreats with “she sheds” in backyard.  Kids, husband, work, endless household duties taking its toll?  Let this oasis be your own private place of Zen.  Mark muses on the concept and realizes he should build his wife an escape from – well him.                 

 

Have Mark speak at your company or organization to increase morale, productivity, confidence and more.  Mark also has riveting talks for kids k-12 and college on overcoming adversity, anti-bullying/anti-teasing, mental health, drugs/alcohol, celebrating differences, self-entitlement and more.  All of Mark’s talks are from his vast life experience.  Reviews, videos, booking info and more at:www.markfarrellmotivation.com

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“Mark did a great job with both our group of Life Skills students and our large group of freshmen. Mark’s warm and exuberant personality helps them to feel comfortable with him. Mark’s compassion for the students and his passion for his message are evident throughout his presentation. Mark has a gift for connecting with students quickly and then keeping their attention.”

 

Kim Knabb, M.A.

School Counselor

Sparta High School

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