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  • DB 408-Overcoming Jealousy: Tips for Healthier Friendships - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Hey Big Dreamers! Have you ever felt a pang of jealousy in your friendships and wondered how to handle it? Dive into this insightful episode of the Dream Big Podcast with Sophia Karpman, where we tackle the complex emotion of …
  • DB 407: Mind Over Matter: The Art of Jiu-Jitsu for Everyday Peace - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Welcome to Episode 407 of the Dream Big Podcast, where your host, Sophia Karpman, leads you on a transformative journey to discover the power of mindfulness and self-control.  Have you ever regretted something said in anger? Or wished you could …
  • DB 406: Yoko Ono: Art, Dreams, and Peace - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Have you ever wondered how one person’s creativity can change the world? Dive into the imaginative world of Yoko Ono with us in this episode of the Dream Big Podcast, hosted by Sopha Karpman. In this episode, we explore the …
  • DB 405: How To Go With the Flow: Making the Best of Surprise Days - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Are you ready to turn life’s curveballs into opportunities for joy and growth? Dive into Episode 405 of the Dream Big Podcast with Sophia Karpman, where we learn how to embrace the unexpected and make every day an adventure! In …
  • DB 404: Rebuilding Trust: The Roxy & Ginnie Guide to Fixing Friendships - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In today’s episode, we’re diving into a delightful story featuring Roxy, a world-traveling pop star, and her friend Ginnie. Join us as they embark on a whimsical adventure building an elaborate “Alice in Wonderland” Lego set. Roxy, our favorite pop …
  • DB 403: Frozen Adventures: Last Winter Wonderland Rescue - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be stranded on a mountain after the ski lifts close? Can a moment of fear on a snowy mountain teach us powerful lessons about courage and support?” https://dreambigpodcast.com/403 Tune into episode 403 …
  • DB 402: Dare to Conquer: How Sophia Skied Down 11,053 ft Mammoth Mountain - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Embark on an exhilarating journey with Sophia as she conquers her greatest fear on the slopes of Mammoth Mountain! https://dreambigpodcast.com/402 In this thrilling episode, join us as we dive into the heartwarming tale of courage, determination, and adventure. Sophia, a …
  • DB 401: How To Overcome the ‘I’m Not Good Enough’ Mindset - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In this transformative episode of the Big Dreamers Podcast, Eva Karpman dives deep into one of the most universal challenges we all face: silencing the inner critic that whispers, ‘you’re not good enough.’ https://dreambigpodcast.com/401 Drawing from an outpouring of questions …
  • DB 400: 400 Episodes of Dreaming Big: The Ultimate Celebration - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Join us for a special edition of the “Dream Big Podcast”, a journey that’s not just a celebration of milestones but a testament to the power of dreams, resilience, and the beauty of family legacy. In this episode, we’re not …
  • DB 399: DGabby Bernstein’s Guide to Thriving in Tough Times: Happiness, Hope, and Healing - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify TODAY’S GUEST In today’s rebroadcast, Eva welcomes Gabby Bernstein, a #1 New York Times Bestselling author (many times over), and one of the world’s leading authorities on happiness.  We are longtime admirers of Gabby’s work, and actually did an entire …
  • DB 398: Defying the Odds: The Wilma Rudolph Story - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Roll into Women’s History Month with Sophia Karpman in an epic episode of the Dream Big Podcast that’s all about sprinting towards your dreams! This special episode shines a spotlight on the lightning-fast Wilma Rudolph, a hero who raced against …
  • DB 397: Sasha DiGiulian: Breaking Barriers in Climbing and Championing Women in Sports - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Let’s kick off Women’s History Month on the Dream Big Podcast with an exciting interview featuring Eva Karpman as she sits down with the remarkable, world-renowned climbing champion, Sasha DiGiulian, whose journey in climbing began at the tender age of …
  • DB 396: Maya Angelou: A Voice of Courage and Hope - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Are you ready to dive into the world of poetry and inspiration with your little ones? Join Sophia Karpman on a journey through the life and legacy of Maya Angelou in our special Black History Month episode designed just for …
  • DB 395: From Daydreams to Hogwarts: J.K. Rowling’s Path to Success - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Dive into the enchanting journey of J.K. Rowling, from daydreams on a train to creating the magical world of Harry Potter https://dreambigpodcast.com/395 In Episode 395 of the Dream Big Podcast, Sophia explores the life of one of the most beloved …
  • DB 394: Roxy’s Enchanting Love Tour in Wonderland! - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In this special 394th episode of the Dream Big Podcast, we follow the sensational rockstar, Roxy, on an extraordinary journey to Wonderland.”Roxy’s Enchanting Love Tour in Wonderland! Valentine’s Day Special” Picture a world filled with magic, wonder, and colorful characters. …
  • DB 393: Turning Hate into Love: A Kid’s Guide to Positive Change - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Prepare to be inspired like never before with our podcast episode featuring the remarkable Lizzie Velasquez! Join us on a captivating journey as we delve into Lizzie’s incredible story of resilience, empowerment, and the unwavering belief in the beauty that …
  • DB 392: Celebrating Kobe Bryant: An Exclusive Interview on Curiosity, Teamwork, and Big Dreams - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In honor of the late and legendary Kobe Bryant, we are thrilled to present a special rebroadcast of an interview that Eva Karpman conducted with him on the Dream Big Podcast a few years ago. As we reflect on Kobe’s …
  • DB 391: Born to Fly High: The Art of Soaring Like an Eagle - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Have you ever wondered what it truly takes to soar beyond your comfort zone? Why do some of us fly high like eagles, while others stay close to their safe nests?  Welcome to a captivating episode of the Dream Big …
  • DB 390: Vision and Questions: How To Shape Your Year - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify What if the questions you ask today could shape your entire year?  Join us as Sophia, our remarkable host and a visionary in the world of big dreams, delves into thought-provoking questions designed to unlock your potential. This episode isn’t …
  • DB 389: Vision Your 2024: The Ultimate Guide to Crafting a Powerful Vision Board - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Big Dreamers, have you ever wanted something so bad that you obsessed over it? You imagined yourself doing it, living it, breathing it? Have you also noticed that when you put all your energy towards it, it has a bigger …
  • DB 388: New Year, New Dreams: Unveiling Your 2024 Vision - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Are you ready to make 2024 your most incredible year yet? Join Sophia Karpman in Episode 388 of the Dream Big Podcast, where she unveils her inspiring plan to help you achieve your biggest dreams in the new year. What’s …
  • DB 387: Merry Moments: Unwrapping Holiday Cheer with Sophia Karpman - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Are you ready to fill your holiday season with love, lights, and the spirit of giving? Join Sophia Karpman in Episode 387 of the Dream Big Podcast, where she shares why this time of year is simply magical. What’s Sparkling …
  • DB 386: Overcoming Fear: A Gondola Ride to Remember - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify “Have you ever stood at the edge of a towering mountain, feeling a mix of awe and fear? Imagine the rush of emotions, the breathtaking views, and the thrilling sense of accomplishment. This is exactly what we’re diving into in …
  • DB 385: The Joy of Unbirthday Parties: Celebrating Friendship and Imagination - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Welcome to another heartwarming episode of the Dream Big Podcast! Episode 385 is all about breaking the mold and celebrating life’s everyday joys. Inside This Episode: Join Sophia as she recounts the exciting and whimsical ‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed party …
  • DB 384: Surfing Legend Laird Hamilton On His Big Dream To Ride The World’s Biggest Waves - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify REBROADCAST. It is not very often that Eva interviews a guest who has had multiple full-length documentary movies made about them. Usually to do her research, Eva has to find numerous videos on Youtube and read articles authored by the …
  • DB 383: Creative Kids Compass: How To Craft Your Own Talent Map - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Welcome to the Dream Big Podcast with your host Sophia Karpman! In this heartwarming episode, we delve into the colorful world of talents and dreams, where every child is a boundless universe of potential. Join us as we challenge the …
  • DB 382: Turkey Tales & Gratitude Games: A Thanksgiving Adventure! - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Welcome to a Thanksgiving celebration like no other with the Dream Big Podcast’s latest episode! Join us at Dream Big Podcast Episode #382 where your hosts, Sophia and Olga, dish out a smorgasbord of tales and trivia that promise to …
  • DB 381: Roxy’s Kindness Countdown: How The Holiday Spirit Took Over Pennyville - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Join the Karpman duo, Sophia and Olga, on a heartwarming journey in Episode #381 of the Dream Big Podcast, landing on a day when kindness is celebrated nationwide—National Kindness Day! Roxy, Pennyville’s beloved rockstar, along with her pal Ginnie, is …
  • DB 380: Tiny Hero, Mighty Gratitude: The Tale of the Lion and the Mouse - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Are you ready for an adventure where size is just a number, and courage is king? Join hosts Sophia and Olga Karpman on a thrilling safari in Episode #380 of the Dream Big Podcast, where the smallest creatures teach the …
  • DB 379: Mastering the World of Scary Dreams: A Halloween Special! - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Dive deep into the mystical realm of dreams with Sophia and Olga Karpman in the latest episode #379 of the Dream Big Podcast! Unravel the enigmas of ancient beliefs, discover the power of the mind in shaping nocturnal narratives, and …
  • DB 378: Money Matters: How Roxy Tuned Her Finances and Rocked Out of Debt – Part 5 - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Join the mother-daughter duo of the Dream Big Podcast, Olga and Sophia Karpman, in episode 378 as they progress with the “Money Matters” series for kids.  In this 5th installment, they captivate young listeners with tales from the whimsical world …
  • DB 377: From Witches To Wonder Women: The Story of Halloween Costumes - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Dive deep into the magical realm of Halloween with Sophia and Olga Karpman on the “Dream Big Podcast.” Episode 377 is nothing short of enchanting! From the whispers of ancient Celts and their eerie beliefs to the fashionable strides of …
  • DB 376: The Four Agreements: Don Miguel’s Enchanted Code To Living Bright - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Journey with us into a world of enchantment and wisdom! In this radiant episode, join Sophia and Olga as they unravel the ancient secrets of the Toltec wisdom contained within the pages of “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz. …
  • DB 375: Paws of Love: New Addition To Our Dream Big Family - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Welcome to a magical ride on Episode 375 of the Dream Big Podcast! Join your hosts, Sophia and Olga Karpman, as we unravel a story full of stars, seas, and sweet bunny cuddles! Are you all set to dive deep …
  • DB 374: The Tale of Two Wolves – Which Wolf Will You Feed? - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Big Dreamers, fasten your seat belts for a magical journey with Episode 374 of the Dream Big Podcast!  Jump in as your hosts, guide you through a mystical world where two intriguing wolves, the jubilant Mr. Happy Wolf and the …
  • DB 373: Unlock Time’s True Secret: It’s NOT Days or Years! - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In our relentless chase against the clock, we often forget that time isn’t just about ticking seconds, minutes, or hours. It’s about memories that make us feel alive. In one transformative weekend, Eva Karpman and the family, unraveled a profound …
  • DB 372: Jeff Bezos’ Secret: The Power of Starting at Page One - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In the captivating 372nd episode of the Dream Big Podcast, we weave together the tales of two incredible journeys: Eva Karpman’s transformative experience with Kumon and the early days of Jeff Bezos before Amazon became the global behemoth it is …
  • DB 371: More Than Just Cookies: Goggins’ Strategy for Overcoming Doubt - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In today’s episode, Eva talks about a cookie jar.  But this is no ordinary cookie jar.   Instead, this cookie jar is super healthy and has unlimited supply.  Indeed, parents would LOVE for their kids to grab cookies from this …
  • DB 370: Behind Every Big Dream: The Bamboo’s Tale of Unseen Growth - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Dive into a ‘Dream Big Podcast’ classic! As Eva and Sophia Karpman, in a delightful cameo from when she was just 3 years old, are settling in after their summer travels, we’ve rebroadcasted one of our favorite episode for our …
  • DB 369: School Days, Positive Ways: Mastering the Friendship Formula! - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Hey Big Dreamers! Guess what? We’re taking a little trip down memory lane with a rebroadcast of one of Eva’s faves on the Dream Big Podcast. https://dreambigpodcast.com/369 Remember the early days of school, figuring out which lunch table to sit …
  • DB 368: Money Matters: How Roxy Grew Pennies to Piles of Cash! – Part 4 - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Dive into the latest 368th episode of our top-rated Dream Big kids podcast: “Money Matters: How Roxy Grew Pennies to Piles of Cash! – Part 4”.  Set in the magical realm of Pennville, embark on a captivating adventure with Roxy …
  • DB 367: Two Truths and a Lie: Let’s Play Detectives - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Big Dreamers, prepare for a thrilling ride with Episode 367 of the Dream Big Podcast. Join Sophia and Olga Karpman as they lead you through an exciting game of “Two Truths and a Lie.” Can you figure out which of …
  • DB 366: Are Dogs Better Team Players Than Humans? - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In this exciting 366th episode of the Dream Big Podcast, your hosts, Sophia and Olga Karpman, take you on an unforgettable journey to the icy landscapes of Alaska one more time. Tune in as they recount their adventure-filled tales of …
  • DB 365: Life’s VIP Entry: Unlocked by Kindness - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Unlock the magic of genuine interest in our 365th episode of the Dream Big Podcast, one of the best kids’ podcasts on iTunes! Join your inspirational hosts, Sophia and mom Olga Karpman, as they share a riveting and educational story …
  • DB 364: Wild Alaska Through Sophia’s Eyes: Adventures and Lessons - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Get ready, Big Dreamers, for an icy-cool adventure as we take you on a journey through the mesmerizing lands of Alaska! Your host, Sophia Karpman, has just returned from a fantastic adventure that involved everything from cruising icy waters to …
  • DB 363: Warrior Wisdom: SEAL Tactics for Life with Jocko Willink - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Embark on an enlightening journey with the decorated retired Navy SEAL officer, best-selling author, and esteemed podcast host, Jocko Willink, in our REBROADCAST Dream Big Podcast episode #363. Jocko Willink, renowned for his exceptional 20-year service as a Navy SEAL …
  • DB 362: Out of This World: An Interview with Astronaut Chris Hadfield - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In this week’s Dream Big Podcast post, we’re delighted to take you back to one of our most stellar episodes — our engaging interview with the iconic astronaut Chris Hadfield! In this riveting rebroadcast, we re-visit Hadfield’s incredible journey from …
  • DB 361: Adventures in Balance: Sky-High Lessons on Adapting & Thriving - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In this thrilling episode of the Dream Big Podcast, Sophia Karpman takes the reins for the first time, piloting us on an incredible solo adventure directly from the sun-soaked skies of Baja California, Mexico. She recounts a tale about more …
  • DB 360: The Magic of ‘Yes, And…’: Turning Ordinary Days into Extraordinary Adventures - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify This episode is sparked by our in-house mini dreamer, Sophia, and her brilliantly whimsical idea of a ‘Yes Day’. Together, we’re set to embark on a journey to transform our thinking and perception of reality. Together we delve into the …
  • DB 359: Party Time: It is Sophia’s 8th Birthday Bonanza! - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In this latest heartwarming episode of the Dream Big Podcast, we’re taking a joy-filled detour from our usual program to throw a surprise party for our beloved host, Sophia, who just turned 8! Spearheaded by her mom, Olga Karpman, and …
  • DB 358: Money Matters: The Magical Principles of Save, Spend, Give. Story for kids. Part 3 - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In the 358th episode of the Dream Big Podcast we continue Money Matters series and it is a must-listen for the whole family! Dive into the magical world of Roxy, a talented singer, and her Genie, as they embark on …
  • DB 357: Rethinking Plastic: Creating a Brighter Future for All - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Big Dreamers! Can you imagine a world without plastic? A world where our beautiful oceans are free of plastic waste and our wildlife thrives without this man-made menace? In the episode #357 of the Dream Big Podcast, that’s exactly what …
  • DB 356: Think Outside the Box: Unusual Hobbies That Break Stereotypes - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Welcome to episode 356 of the Dream Big Podcast! Join Sophia and Olga Karpman as they take you on a captivating exploration of how pursuing unique interests can unlock endless possibilities and shape your extraordinary future.  Get ready to embark …
  • DB 355: From Upset to Uplifted: Turning Tears into Triumphs and Embracing Flaws - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify From Upset to Uplifted: Turning Tears into Triumphs and Embracing Flaws Ready for a fun-filled, heartfelt adventure? Welcome to Dream Big Podcast episode 355, a magical journey through the captivating town of Flaw-Free in Kind-Heart Land!  With our cheerful host …
  • DB 354: Rest, Reboot, Repeat: The Magic of Taking a Break - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Rest, Reboot, Repeat: The Magic of Taking a Break In today’s busy world, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and forget to take a break. But did you know that taking breaks is crucial to achieving success …
  • DB 353: Pancake Power: The Secret Recipe for Life-Changing Habits Revealed! - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Join Sophia and Olga Karpman in this tasty episode #353 of the Dream Big Podcast as they share the power of “pancake stacking” your habits for success. Uncover the secrets behind building good habits, developing a growth mindset, and reaching …
  • DB 352: The Power of Music with GRAMMY® Winner Luke McEndarfer! By Eva Karpman - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In this fun episode of the Dream Big Podcast, a must-listen for kids and families, host Eva Karpman interviews the GRAMMY® Award-winning conductor Luke McEndarfer. As one of the most influential figures in the choral world, Luke’s career is marked …
  • DB 351: Pawsitive Pals: How Pets Help Us Dream Big and Grow! – A Fun and Inspiring Episode of the Dream Big Podcast - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Welcome to the Dream Big Podcast, the best podcast for kids and families, hosted by Sophia Karpman and Olga Karpman. In this heartwarming and educational episode titled “Pawsitive Pals: How Pets Help Us Dream Big and Grow!”, we dive deep …
  • DB 350 – The Power of Persistence: Sophia’s Journey to 50 Episodes and Beyond - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify SOLO EPISODE FROM SOPHIA Big Dreamers, get ready to celebrate a big milestone in this 350th episode of the Dream Big Podcast! Join our witty and talented host, Sophia Karpman, and her Mom Olga as they reflect on the journey …
  • DB 349: Money Matters: How Kids Can Eatn Their Own Cash. Part 2 - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In today’s episode of the Dream Big Podcast, Sophia and Olga continued their Money Matters series with part 2 where they discussed how kids can make their own money and come up with their own business ideas.  The episode includes …
  • DB 348: Life Is Not Fair – But Here Is How to Make It Better - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify SOLO EPISODE FROM SOPHIA Big Dreamers, have you ever been feeling down? Have you been dealt a tough hand in life and struggling to find a way to move forward? If so, then this week’s episode of the Dream Big …
  • DB 347: Luck Vs Hard Work: Debunking 3 Myths of Luck - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify In episode 347 of the Dream Big Podcast, hosts Sophia Karpman and Olga Karpman explore the topic of luck vs hard work and debunk common myths about luck. They show how hard work can make a big difference in achieving …
  • DB 346: Are We There Yet? Navigationg the Path to Success - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify Big dreamers, have you ever heard the phrase “Are we there yet?” on your family road trips? Now, we know that feeling. You’re in the car, and you’re excited to get to your destination – maybe it’s a fun theme …
  • DB 345: Breaking Barriers: Women Who Refused to Be Held Back - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify ​​In honor of Women’s History Month, Sophia and Olga Karpman share the inspiring stories of three remarkable women who refused to be held back by barriers. From Ruby Bridges, the first African American student to attend an all-white school in …
  • DB 344: AI and You: How Artificial Intelligence Impacts Our Big Dreams - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify EPISODE FROM SOPHIA ​​In this week’s episode Olga and Sophia Karpman adventure into the exciting world of Artificial Intelligence, or AI for short! Buckle up, Big Dreamers, because we’re diving headfirst into a world of self-driving cars, robots that can …
  • DB 343: The Billionaire Who’s Building a Better World: Naveen Jain on Leaving a Legacy and Changing the Future - Share this:  LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Google Play Music  |  Amazon Music  |  iHeartRadio  |  Spotify TODAY’S GUEST ​​In today’s rebroadcast episode, Eva and liga welcome billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist Naveen Jain. He is the founder of several successful companies including Moon Express, BlueDot, Viome, Intelius, Talent Wise and InfoSpace. Over his career, Naveen has been …
  • DB 342: The Love Lab: The Science of Falling in Love - Big Dreamers, do you know that from the moment we meet someone special, our brains start to work in overdrive and our hearts start to flutter? Have you ever wondered why this happens? What's going on in our bodies when we fall in love? We all know how amazing it feels to be loved and to love someone else, but have you ever wondered how love works? Valentine's Day is just around the corner and we're so excited to celebrate love and friendship with all of you! Today, Sophia and Olga will talk about the psychology and biology behind love and attraction to get a better understanding of it. They will answer why love is important in our lives. They will also share the four different stages of falling in love. Love can make the world a better place and help us build strong relationships with the people around us. But always remember that love should always start within. Happy Valentine’s Day, Big Dreamers! Enjoy listening to the episode. For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.com/342
  • DB 341: Heart to Heart: The Story of Valentine’s Day - ​​Nicholas Sparks once said, "Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it." In today’s episode, Sophia and Olga will talk about the history of the love-filled holiday, Valentine’s Day. Valentine's Day is a special day that people celebrate all around the world on February 14th. It's a day to show love and affection to the people who are special to us, like our family, friends, and loved ones. But did you know that Valentine's Day has a long and interesting history? Why do we call it Valentine? Why do we send cards? What does Cupid have to do with it? Today, Sophia and Olga share fun facts and legends about this day of love, and how Valentine's Day has become a big part of our economy and popular culture. We also have a fun challenge for you for Valentine's Day. Make sure to tune in, Big Dreamers, to find out more. Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Spread love and enjoy! For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.com/341
  • DB 340: Kindness Unleashed: How Small Actions Can Create a Big Impact - Being kind means being nice and helpful to others. It's like giving a hug without using our arms. It's a way to make other people feel good and happy. Kindness is important, and it's something that everyone can do! In today’s episode, Sophia and Olga talk about how we can be kind and make a difference to others. This week, Sophia shares how when you are kind to someone, it makes them want to be kind to someone else, and it keeps going around like a chain reaction – like a Butterfly effect. Sophia explains what the butterfly effect is. She also shares a story about a butterfly named Roxy, and how small actions can create a big impact Small acts of kindness can have a big impact because they can change someone's day, make them feel good, and inspire them to do something kind for someone else. The more people who do kind things, the more kindness there is in the world. It's important to remember, that even if you're young, you can still do something kind and make a difference, and when we all do something kind, it can change the world. Enjoy the episode! For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.com/340
  • DB 339: Saying Goodbye: Coping with the Loss of a Beloved Pet - In today’s episode, Sophia and Olga talk about something that can be very sad and difficult to understand: the death of our pets. Pets are such a special and important part of our lives, and it's completely normal to feel sad and miss them when they're gone. They're our best friends, our companions, and our family. They make us laugh, they comfort us, and they love us unconditionally. Some of you might have had a pet that you love very much and you might be feeling very sad right now because they're not with you anymore. Today, Sophia would like to share with you some ways on how to cope with the loss of a pet and how to remember them in a special way. Sophia also shares the story of her pet, Rosy and a fish. She also wrote a short poem about Rosy to remember her. Stay tuned til the end of the episode to learn how nature can help us heal from the loss of a pet. We want to remind all listeners that it's okay to feel sad and miss our beloved pets. But that our pets will always hold a special place in our hearts, and their memories will live on through the love and joy that they brought into our lives.
  • DB 338: Money Matters: Changing Limiting Beliefs About Money Part 1 - "Money doesn't buy happiness, but it can buy ice cream, and that's pretty close." Welcome to the first episode of our new series, "Money Matters." Today, Sophia and Olga will be teaching you big dreamers all about money and how to use it wisely. In this first episode, they are going to be talking about the concept of money, limiting beliefs about money and how we can use money to make our big dreams come true and to help others as well. We know that learning about money can be intimidating and overwhelming, but don't worry, we're here to help make it fun and easy to understand. In this series, we'll be exploring the basics of money and how to manage it, as well as some tips and tricks for saving and investing. Grab your piggy banks right now and get ready to start your financial journey with us! We hope you find this as insightful as we do! Enjoy!
  • DB 337: New Year’s Resolutions: How to Make and Keep Them - Happy New Year Big Dreamers! How has your year been so far? Today’s episode is inspired by the quote, "A new year is like a blank canvas, and it's up to you to paint the picture you want for your life." This week, Sophia and Olga are excited to talk about New Year's resolutions. They will teach you why it is important, how to create a plan for choosing what you want to focus on this year, and some strategies for overcoming obstacles, which may be helpful especially for kids. Make sure to stay until the very end of the episode, Big Dreamers, to learn about new habits that will help you to stick to your resolutions and finally make them happen. Finally, Sophia shares a cute story about the curious Bella The Fox and how she made her New Year’s resolution happen. Enjoy the episode! For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.com/337
  • DB 336: Loving Yourself Just the Way You Are: Tips and Strategies for Building Self-Acceptance - Happy 2023 Big Dreamers! In today’s special episode, Sophia and Olga talk about the importance of loving and accepting ourselves just the way we are. We think this is the best topic to start the new year with because self-acceptance and self-love are essential for building confidence, living a happy and fulfilling life, and being able to truly embrace and appreciate the beauty of the world around us. This week, Sophia shares a heartwarming poem about Snowy the snowman, who learned the importance of self-acceptance and self-love . Sophia and Olga also talk about ways on how you Big Dreamers can stay true to yourselves and how some other famous people who have struggled with self love and self acceptance can become your inspiration. Our cool fun challenge for you this week will help you practice self-acceptance and celebrate all the things that make you special and unique. Make sure to listen to the episode to find out more. Enjoy!
  • DB 335: The Secret to Surviving the Holidays: How to Take Care of Yourself and Enjoy the Festivities - This week's episode is inspired by a famous quote from Eleanor Brown, "Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel." Today, we are exploring the power of dreaming big and the importance of taking good care of yourself especially now, during the busy holiday season! In this episode, Sophia and Olga share a story about a very busy bunny named Maya. Maya is always running around and doing things for other animals in the forest, so much so that she forgot to take care of herself. Tune in to this episode to find out what happened to Maya and how her friends helped her to learn the importance of self-care. Sophia also named a few people or characters from cartoons who understood the importance of self care. Our challenge for you this week is to create your own "Self-Care Scavenger Hunt" and it’s very easy! Listen to the episode to find out how! Share your experience with us, and email us at [email protected]. Enjoy the episode!
  • DB 334: The Power of Tradition: How Holiday Customs Bring Joy and Unity to Families - In the United States, December is a time like no other! As soon as Thanksgiving ends, people start preparing for the winter celebrations, the holidays and more! In today's episode, Sophia and Olga talk about family traditions – what it is, why they are so cool and very important. They also uncover some fun facts about winter holidays. They also share why it is a good reason to celebrate almost every day of the month. If you don’t have many family traditions just yet, stay tuned. Sophia will give you a bunch of ideas for new traditions that you can adopt in your family too. Enjoy the episode!
  • DB 333: How To Give The Most Thoughtful Gift Ever - Big Dreamers, as the holiday season draws near, have you also been thinking about what to gift your family and loved ones? For this festive episode, we thought it would be the greatest gift ever to all our amazing listeners to talk about how to master the art of gift giving. The key to giving great gifts cannot be found in advertising or things that we see around us; it is to know and then give a gift based on your recipient’s LOVE Language. There are 5 languages of love, according to Gary Chapman, and he believes that everybody’s preferred way of receiving love can be divided into 5 categories. Basically, the categories say how a person knows that someone cares about them. In this episode, Sophia and Olga talk about some gift suggestions you can give to your family based on their love language. You can use these suggestions to pick the right gift for a family member or a friend; what’s more, you can use this technique not only during holidays but any time of the year. We’re sure that they are going to love your gift! Happy Holidays, Big Dreamers!
  • DB 332: Dream Big & Trust The Process: Step-By-Step Instructions On How To Create Your Own Vision Board - Big Dreamers, have you ever wanted something so bad that you obsessed over it? You imagined yourself doing it, living it, breathing it? Have you also noticed that when you put all your energy towards it, it has a bigger chance to become a reality? In today's episode, Sophia talks about the time when her mom, Olga, taught her about vision boards and how she created one on her own! Sophia and Olga provide step-by-step instructions on how you can create your own vision board, as well as the importance of having one. This week, our challenge for you big dreamers is, you guessed it, create your own vision boards! Creating a vision board is a magical, alchemical process of intention, feeling, imagery, words, and actions. We're sure you're going to love it. Enjoy the episode.
  • DB 331: Lewis Howes On The Power of Dreams, Public Speaking, Gratitude & More! (Rebroadcast) - Today, we are rebroadcasting one of our favorite episodes of all time – our interview with Lewis Howes. He is the host of the School of Greatness podcast which has over 100 million downloads and 1000 episodes since it launched in 2013. Lewis was one of the inspirations for Eva to launch the Dream Big Podcast. We would often listen to Lewis Howes and another podcaster Tim Ferriss in the car, and one day Eva asked: “Mom and Dad, why is there not a podcast where a kid interviews amazing people?” And of course, the rest is history. Lewis is more than a podcaster. He is a bestselling author. He was named by The White House and President Obama as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs in the country under 30. And he has been featured on Ellen, The Today Show, The New York Times, and in other major media outlets. Eva and Lewis had an amazing conversation which we actually recorded on video -- so in addition to being able to listen to the interview on your favorite podcast platform -- you can also watch the full interview on Youtube.
  • DB 330: Gratitude Is The Thanksgiving Attitude (Special Holiday Story) - Today, we are welcoming you to a special Thanksgiving episode of the Dream Big Podcast. If you live in the US, you know that this season is truly a special time of the year! It is time to get together with family, friends and loved ones; eat amazing food; and a wonderful opportunity to think of all the things in your life that you appreciate. In today’s episode, Sophia and Olga talk about interesting unknown facts about Thanksgiving and a simple but important feeling: gratitude. Sophia tells a story about a man who always complained and somehow ended up living with a lot of animals. His life ended up like a zoo! Sophia shares all the things we can learn from this inspiring story. On Thanksgiving, we encourage you big dreamers to play fun games with your family. Some of the games we talk about in this episode are: Family Tree and Thankful Jar. Tune in to this episode to learn more about them and let us know which one/s you plan to try!
  • DB 329: Next Time You Disagree With Your Parents Try This ! - Big Dreamers, I want you to think back to a time when your parents asked you to do something that you did not want to do. One when they said it was really important that you complete that task, no matter what. Do you have a memory in mind? Well, in today’s episode, Sophia recalls a story about her older sister, Eva - who I am sure you all remember! - and how she handled such a situation. While it is always good to listen to your parents, it is also never too early to learn how to speak up and assert yourself – as long as you remain respectful, of course! In this episode, our story will show how the strong-willed Eva spoke up to reach a compromise with our parents, with an end-result that left everyone involved very happy. Sophia also shares the one lesson she personally learned from this experience and how important it is to stand up for yourself. We hope you enjoy this episode and that you learn more about being brave and the power of persuasion! See you in the next episode, Big Dreamers!
  • DB 328: How To Break Bad Habits (And Build Good Ones!) - This week's episode is inspired by a famous quote from Aristotle, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act but a habit." A few weeks ago, Sophia and Olga were spending time in the playground, as they do very regularly. Sophia is a master at climbing the monkey bars, with her own unique process! On this particular day, however, Olga asked Sophia to try a new way, to mix things up! Sophia, naturally, had a hard time. So in this episode, Sophia shares what she learned from this experience. They talk in length about habits -- what they are, the habit loop, breaking bad ones and how to build ones that are for keeps! And as anyone who has made a habit of listening to this podcast already knows, Big Dreamers, we truly hope you learn a thing or two from this episode. Enjoy!
  • DB 327: A Spooky Halloween Episode With Treats, Jokes And More - Today's episode is a very special one. It's our first ever Halloween edition! Each year on October 31st, here in the United States, we get dressed up with our spookiest costumes and go from house to house to say Trick or Treat! But did you know that this well-loved tradition did not start in the USA? Many countries around the world like England and Mexico have their own versions too. Sophia and Olga also discover the interesting history of the classic Jack-o'-lanterns! We’ll talk about the different traditions and customs from all around the world! Most importantly and especially for all you Big Dreamers who are scared of Halloween, Sophia and Olga will share some tips on how to overcome your fear and what activities you can try with your family to enjoy this time of the year! Sophia challenges you this week to play a fun game with your family. Listen to the episode to find out more about this game! Enjoy this spooktacular episode!
  • DB 326: What To Do When The Parents Are Away; Five Priceless Tips - This week's episode is inspired by a quote from best-selling author Dave Willis: “There are no perfect parents and there are no perfect children, but there are plenty of perfect moments along the way.” A few weeks ago, Sophia's parents, Olga and Alex, told her that they would go on a vacation for 12 days for their 10-year anniversary. As this is the first time that she will be away from her parents for that long, Sophia understandably got pretty upset and sad. In this episode, Sophia and Olga go over the five priceless tips that helped Sophia while her parents were away for vacation. We are sure that you'll learn a lot from this episode. Enjoy!
  • DB 325: 3 Big Lies Grownups Tell That Destroy Big Dreams! - We are living in times where social media plays a key role in the current generation's development. We barely remember the time when cell phones, the internet, Amazon, YouTube and Netflix were not available! In today's episode, Sophia and Olga talk about the three common lies that we start believing if we consume a lot of social media, and why being aware, which means being equipped with the remedy against this poison, is an absolute must. Our challenge for you this week, big dreamers is whenever you catch yourself or an adult constantly saying the phrase, I don’t have time, or I can't, or I don't deserve this, stop them or yourself immediately. Better yet, write these down, and say the opposite out loud like I'll find a way, I can, I deserve this. Start the abundance mindset, and tell yourself that life is happening for me and not against me. Tell us all about it at our FB and IG pages, @dreambigpodcast. Enjoy the episode!
  • DB 324: Life Lessons From Frida And Encanto! Let’s Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. - Every year in the US, we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. We celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of US American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. In today's episode, Sophia and Olga join the National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. They talk about the family values, festivities and diversity that we can all learn from our hispanic brothers and sisters as well as reasons why it is important to celebrate this event every year. They also talk about the story of Frida Khalo, one of the most important Mexican artists and certainly one of the most iconic women in history. And for the fans of Encanto, Olga and Sophia will share four important culture and life lessons we can all learn from the Disney movie. This week, our challenge for you all big dreamers is to watch and discuss the characters of Encanto with your family. See how you can relate to them. You can think about your own unique gifts and talents, about your vision, your values, your feelings towards one of the other characters. Tell us about it and email us at [email protected]. We absolutely love hearing from you. Enjoy the episode!
  • DB 323: Famous Failures Who Refused To Give Up - Arianna Huffington, Bill Gates, Walt Disney, Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison & Steve Jobs -- these are some of the most recognizable names and most successful people in the world. Do you know what they all have in common? They all had many many failures in life but they kept going. This week, Sophia and Olga talk about this very important subject, going in depth on what failure really means and, more importantly, why we should always decide to learn from failures. In this episode, Sophia tells the story of how she learned the hard way that failure is the first step to successful creation. Sophia and Olga also talk about how to be kind to yourself in the face of failure, learn from your mistakes and also, share your experience so others will learn from it too. We challenge all you Big Dreamers to think of a time when you experienced failure. What did you learn from it? Did you use that experience to become better? Let us know! Record a video about it and ask your parents to post it on Instagram or Facebook. Tag us @dreambigpodcast. We're sure you'll be inspired by this episode. Enjoy! For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.com/323
  • DB 322: Long Live The Queen’s Legacy. Here’s How! - Queen Elizabeth II once said, “It has always been easy to hate and destroy. To build and to cherish is much more difficult." We couldn't agree more! This week, we're paying tribute to one of the most iconic women of our times, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the II. On September 8th 2022, the United Kingdom lost its Head of State, and today Sophia and Olga talk about interesting facts about her and the important lessons that we can all learn from her life. They also talk about what legacy means and how we can follow her footsteps and create a meaningful life for ourselves, lead by example and leave a lasting legacy. Big Dreamers, our big challenge for you is to find a way to give back today and each day for the rest of the week. Share your story with us and email us at [email protected]. Enjoy this episode!
  • DB 321: Little Kids’ Guide to BIG Emotions - This week, Sophia and Olga talk about the eight primary built-in emotions that we all feel, and how Sophia experienced and dealt with them all when she travelled for four days to Siberia a few weeks ago. While preparing for this episode, Sophia and Olga came across a very informative book entitled Exploring Emotions by Paul Christelis. This book is the perfect way to teach the young big dreamers about dealing with different emotions, what "inner weathers" are, and the importance of acknowledging our emotions. The book is so insightful that Sophia and Olga are doing something that's never been done before in this podcast: read a book. You can listen to the book on YouTube by heading over to this link: https://youtu.be/wwzWGijskso and purchase Paul's book on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1631983326/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_YFNKQ8W1SNVKGYP2XV3Q Our challenge for you this week will be based on Paul's book. We would like you to check your personal weather report, be mindful of your emotions and make it a habit to share them with your family every night. Discuss it. We would love to hear your experience so please email us at [email protected]. Enjoy the episode!
  • DB 320: Sophia’s Trail Race in Siberia. 3 Lessons Learned! - Sophia recently went to Siberia to visit her grandparents, who she has not seen in a long time. Needless to say, it was a fun and exciting experience to catch up with them, and amid this adventure, Sophia had the opportunity to join a trail race. As it was something she had never done before, Sophia was very hesitant and nervous; she was scared that she will fall and get hurt. She just wanted to quit before even starting. In this episode, Sophia shares the 3 important lessons she learned about herself when she finally got the courage to face her fear and join the trail race. She even won third place in the race, and was very happy that she conquered her fear. Our challenge to you big dreamers is to play a running game called the Bag Game with your friends and family. It's so much fun, and it will motivate you to get moving. Listen to this week's episode to learn more. Enjoy!
  • DB 319: 3 Rules For a Happy Life (According to Hawaiians) - As we wrap up our 3-month adventure in Hawaii, we want to share with you the 3 most important principles of a happy life that we learned and will forever treasure in our hearts from the Hawaiians -- Shaka, Ohana and Aloha. In this episode, Olga and Sophia talk about what each of these principle mean, and how they can help you live a happier life.  Our challenge for you this week is to apply all these principles in your daily life, especially when you're feeling down or sad. We guarantee that these would lift up your mood and make you happy! Share to us your story, and email us at [email protected]. We'd absolutely love to hear from you.  Enjoy the episode!
  • DB 318: Motivational Speaker Sean Stephenson On Overcoming Obstacles & Building Confidence (Rebroadcast) - This week, we once again honor one of the most inspiring people we’ve had the pleasure of interviewing in the podcast, Sean Stephenson. Sean is a therapist, self-help author and motivational speaker. He was born with a rare bone disorder called Osteogenesis Imperfecta that stunted his growth and caused his bones to be extremely fragile. Despite all the medical challenges he has faces over his life, Sean made the decision to lead an extraordinary life and has inspired millions worldwide, including Sir Richard Branson, President Clinton, Tony Robbins and the Dalai Lama.
  • DB 317: How Our Visit To Pearl Harbor Triggered Profound Gratitude - A few weeks ago, our family visited Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. We learned so many things about this historic location, so much so that it will be the focus in this episode. Sophia and Olga share their thoughts on one of the most tragic days in the history of our country, and the amazing female heroes from that day including Ann Danyo Willgrube and Marguerite H. Gambo. This week, our challenge for you Big Dreamers is to learn more about our heroes. Who is your favorite? How can you help honor their legacies? You can also show appreciation to our troops by checking out Operation Gratitude. You can send them letters or care packages. Even at times at peace, there are American soldiers stationed all over the world, away from their families and keeping us safe. We're sure it will mean a lot to them. Enjoy!
  • DB 316: Mel Robbins On The 5-Second Rule That Will Make Your Big Dreams A Reality (Rebroadcast) - In today’s episode, we are rebroadcasting one of the most important episodes we’ve ever published. We are sharing Eva's interview with the amazing, Mel Robbins. She is a regular CNN contributor and author of the best-selling phenomenon 5-Second Rule. Mel is one of the most sought out speakers in the world right now and when you listen to the interview you’ll understand why. She has so much energy and so much wisdom. And the 5-Second Rule that Mel shares in our interview will be the difference between you making your Big Dreams a reality or not. Enjoy!
  • DB 315: Sophia’s Secret To Making Great Friends (And Keeping Them!) - Today, Sophia and Olga talk about one of the most important life skills that we all need to develop: making and keeping great friends. In this episode, the mother-daughter bestfriends discuss the difference between making friends and creating friendships, and how friendship takes time and effort. They also talk about the important qualities you have to look out for in choosing the people you surround yourself with. This is such an important lesson to teach our kids at a young age, and a good reminder for the adult Big Dreamers listening as well. Enjoy! For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.com/315
  • DB 314: Gabby Bernstein On How To Be (And Stay) Happy During Challenging Times (rebroadcast) - Since we have been talking about making assumptions and avoiding negativity in the podcast recently, we have decided to share with you again Eva’s interview with Gabby Bernstein, a #1 New York Times Bestselling author (many times over), and one of the world’s leading authorities on happiness. We have been long time admirers of Gabby’s work, and have actually created an entire solo episode about her famous “comeback rate” concept. And now, the Big Dreamers will get the gift of hearing directly from Gabby again about why the “comeback rate” is so important and so many other practical tips on how to be and stay happy. Enjoy!
  • DB 313: What You Focus On Expands! Crater Story Part 2 - Today’s episode is inspired by Tony Robbins’ famous quote, “You Are Not a Creature of Circumstance, You’re the Creator of Your Life!” It encourages us all to choose what we create, and essentially, the trajectory of our lives. This week, Sophia continues to tell the story of her experience climbing the Diamond Head. In this second part, she’ll share the amazing surprise that was waiting for her when she finally reached the top of the crater. She also shares important lessons that her mom, Olga, learned from the legend Tony Robbins, and how it helped her when they started heading down the mountain. We’re excited to see how you choose to use what you learn from this episode. Enjoy!
  • DB 312: STOP making assumptions. Here’s WHY! - Have you ever heard of the phrase, Ask questions; don't make assumptions? In this episode, Sophia tells the story of her experience going to the Diamond Head on the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu and how her experience made her realize that assumptions can be helpful, but also can be proven unproductive— even damaging. This week, our challenge for you big dreamers is that if you hear someone make assumptions about a situation, ask them to rethink their thoughts. Who knows, Maybe they don’t even know the whole story. Try to help them and you’ll see that life is so much better without (making quick) assumptions. Enjoy the episode!
  • DB 311: How I Led My Family Through the World’s Largest Maze - This week's episode is inspired by the famous quote from Jack Welch, “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” In this episode, Sophia tells the story of how she led her family through the Dole Plantation's giant Pineapple Garden Maze, the world’s largest maze. She shares the strategies and the things she learned from being an effective leader. Sophia and Olga also talk about why leadership is one of the most important skills you can learn, and how you can practice leadership every single day. Enjoy the episode!
  • DB 310: How My Worst Enemy Became My Best Friend - Have you ever heard of the saying that Your Worst Enemy Could Be Your Best Friend? This is the central question for today's podcast and something that has confused and bothered Sophia for a while. I'm sure most of our Big Dreamers can relate to that too! In this episode, Sophia will share the story of riding the biggest rollercoaster she has ever seen in her life: the fear she felt leading up to the ride and the four strategies she used to overcome her worries, all of which ultimately allowed her to find joy in the supposedly scary rollercoaster ride! This episode will also see a new challenge for all of us Big Dreamers, inspired by one of our favorite quotes, which many attribute to former first lady and well-loved humanitarian Eleanor Roosevelt: "Do one thing everyday that scares you." We know how "everyday" seems like a huge task, so let's start small! Try a new thing for at least for three days, something you are unsure of and scares you. Let us know about your experience by emailing us at [email protected]. Also, join Sophia in her journey, and follow us on Instagram at https://instagram.com/dreambigpodcast Enjoy the episode!
  • DB 309: 3 Great Lessons Walt Disney Wanted Every Big Dreamer To Learn - How many rejections are you willing to take before giving up on your dream? In today's episode, Sophia and Olga talk about the visionary who created the happiest and the most magical place in the world, Walt Disney. He is proof that even if you get more NOs than YES, about 300 to be precise, if you have the vision, will and determination, you will make your dream a reality. Sophia also shares the most memorable moment from her recent Disneyland trip, and the 3 important lessons we can all learn from Walt Disney. We challenge all you big dreamers listening to try something you are afraid of or know nothing about— expect rejections, cook up new strategies and try again. Repeat as many times as needed! Take notice of how people’s reactions differ when you try different methods to get your desired result. One such strategy is to imagine yourself in the other person’s shoes: what can you say or do that will get the result you want but also be of benefit to others? Let us know! For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.com/309