Express Yourself!

by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

Express Yourself!
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 316
  • Last: 6 Mar 2018
Express Yourself! is an entertaining adolescent fusion program where passion, productivity, and possibility populate the airwaves. Produced by Starstyle Productions, LLC as an international outreach program of Be the Star You Are! charity, the radio program, Express Yourself! is a show for, by, and about teens. Hosted by teens and teenage field reporters from around the country, Express Yourself! is THE destination for teens to be heard. Within the walls of the young adult community, listeners are uplifted and encouraged to be the stars of your own life. Through collaboration and conversation, a global campus of young people express their views. Topics include anything that kids talk about-books, music, making a difference, technology, school, art, humor, writing, tough talks, health, sports, films, family, friends, foes, fashion, and fun. Come play in STAR country and Express Yourself!, Tuesdays at Noon Pacific on VoiceAmerica Kids.

Episodes (316)

  • Overcoming Post Traumatic Stress
    Overcoming Post Traumatic Stress
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:00:00
    By any proper civilized standard (but what does that mean now?) we are objects of horror. But our nerves are completely steady. And we are still alive.” ― Pat Barker, The Ghost Road • Is post traumatic stress disorder really a disorder or... Read more →
    By any proper civilized standard (but what does that mean now?) we are objects of horror. But our nerves are completely steady. And we are still alive.” ― Pat Barker, The Ghost Road • Is post traumatic stress disorder really a disorder or... Read more →

  • Future World
    Future World
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 54:37
    “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” - Eleanor Roosevelt When you shut your eyes and ponder the future of our globe, what does it look like? Hosts Joven Hundal and Katie Choo investigate technology and t... Read more →
    “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” - Eleanor Roosevelt When you shut your eyes and ponder the future of our globe, what does it look like? Hosts Joven Hundal and Katie Choo investigate technology and t... Read more →

  • The Gift of Art
    The Gift of Art
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 56:22
    “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” —Thomas Merton • What is art? Do you think of paintings, sculptures, animation, or museums? What about music, dance, acting, cooking, voice, nature? Culinary arts and... Read more →
    “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” —Thomas Merton • What is art? Do you think of paintings, sculptures, animation, or museums? What about music, dance, acting, cooking, voice, nature? Culinary arts and... Read more →

  • Love and Valentine's Day!
    Love and Valentine's Day!
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 56:15
    “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu If love is all we need, then learning how to develop satisfying and enriching relationships needs to be at the top of our list. Ho... Read more →
    “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu If love is all we need, then learning how to develop satisfying and enriching relationships needs to be at the top of our list. Ho... Read more →

  • The Gift of Awareness
    The Gift of Awareness
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 56:00
    Are you aware of your world, the people, and the opportunities around you? Debut host, Jack Pawlakos, and host Katie Choo tackle the topic of awareness from many different perspectives. They read the chapters, The Gift of Awareness, from tw... Read more →
    Are you aware of your world, the people, and the opportunities around you? Debut host, Jack Pawlakos, and host Katie Choo tackle the topic of awareness from many different perspectives. They read the chapters, The Gift of Awareness, from tw... Read more →

  • The Gift of Appreciation
    The Gift of Appreciation
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    Published: 30 Jan 2018 Duration: 56:33
    “Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” ― Voltaire Through stories of their experiences, host Joven Hundal’s grandparents have instilled in him fundamental values. He is appreciative... Read more →
    “Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.” ― Voltaire Through stories of their experiences, host Joven Hundal’s grandparents have instilled in him fundamental values. He is appreciative... Read more →

  • The Gift of Animals
    The Gift of Animals
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    Published: 23 Jan 2018 Duration: 58:10
    “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” Immanual Kant Humans and animals are one family. Katie Choo brings us a plethora of information about the numerous careers available and they are not all vet related. In World... Read more →
    “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” Immanual Kant Humans and animals are one family. Katie Choo brings us a plethora of information about the numerous careers available and they are not all vet related. In World... Read more →

  • Raising Independent and Self-Confident Kids
    Raising Independent and Self-Confident Kids
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    Published: 16 Jan 2018 Duration: 55:31
    “The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” ― Denis Waitley Hosts Brigitte Jia and Katie Choo, both independent, creative, and confident teens, explore the importance ... Read more →
    “The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” ― Denis Waitley Hosts Brigitte Jia and Katie Choo, both independent, creative, and confident teens, explore the importance ... Read more →

  • The Gift of Activism
    The Gift of Activism
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    Published: 9 Jan 2018 Duration: 55:49
    “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead Change comes only with the will of the people, and our actions as individuals contri... Read more →
    “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead Change comes only with the will of the people, and our actions as individuals contri... Read more →

  • It's a NEW YEAR!
    It's a NEW YEAR!
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    Published: 2 Jan 2018 Duration: 56:12
    For last year's words belong to last year's language / And next year's words await another voice.” ― T.S. Eliot Hello 2018! It’s a brand new year and we all get a fresh start. Hosts Joven Hundal and Brigitte Jia interview author Deborah... Read more →
    For last year's words belong to last year's language / And next year's words await another voice.” ― T.S. Eliot Hello 2018! It’s a brand new year and we all get a fresh start. Hosts Joven Hundal and Brigitte Jia interview author Deborah... Read more →

  • Season of Light and Hope
    Season of Light and Hope
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    Published: 26 Dec 2017 Duration: 57:40
    “Moon and stars are giving light. With gifts of nature’s giving, we complete the cycle of living. Let us give from our mind, hands, and heart to the world.” Chitrabhanu Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza, or nothing a... Read more →
    “Moon and stars are giving light. With gifts of nature’s giving, we complete the cycle of living. Let us give from our mind, hands, and heart to the world.” Chitrabhanu Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza, or nothing a... Read more →

  • Gimme Me Shelter
    Gimme Me Shelter
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    Published: 19 Dec 2017 Duration: 55:17
    “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” Immanual Kant Everyone needs to find a safe place and in today’s episode host Katie Choo interviews Marlene Richter, Executive Director of Noah’s Animal House, the first ani... Read more →
    “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” Immanual Kant Everyone needs to find a safe place and in today’s episode host Katie Choo interviews Marlene Richter, Executive Director of Noah’s Animal House, the first ani... Read more →

  • The Gift of Beautiful
    The Gift of Beautiful
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    Published: 12 Dec 2017 Duration: 56:37
    “Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.” ― Markus Zusak, I Am the Messenger Hosts Brigitte Jia and Zahra Hasanian interview You Tube sensation, Chelsea Crocket who has written a book,Yo... Read more →
    “Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.” ― Markus Zusak, I Am the Messenger Hosts Brigitte Jia and Zahra Hasanian interview You Tube sensation, Chelsea Crocket who has written a book,Yo... Read more →

  • The Gift of Medicine
    The Gift of Medicine
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    Published: 5 Dec 2017 Duration: 54:15
    “Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.” —Hippocrates If you could heal yourself from all ailments, would you? Host Brigitte Jia interviews healing medium, Anysia Marcell Kiel, author of Discovering the... Read more →
    “Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.” —Hippocrates If you could heal yourself from all ailments, would you? Host Brigitte Jia interviews healing medium, Anysia Marcell Kiel, author of Discovering the... Read more →

  • The Gift of Relationships
    The Gift of Relationships
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    Published: 28 Nov 2017 Duration: 56:34
    Certified Relationship Coach & Award-Winning Diversity Advocate Chris Armstrong joins Brigitte Jia for a lively conversation on the meaning of communication and relationships. He speaks about the correlations between relationships and self-... Read more →
    Certified Relationship Coach & Award-Winning Diversity Advocate Chris Armstrong joins Brigitte Jia for a lively conversation on the meaning of communication and relationships. He speaks about the correlations between relationships and self-... Read more →

  • 6th Anniversary of Express Yourself! and Thanksgiving
    6th Anniversary of Express Yourself! and Thanksgiving
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    Published: 21 Nov 2017 Duration: 55:36
    It’s hard to believe the Express Yourself!™ Teen Radio has been broadcasting every Tuesday at NOON PT on the Voice America Kids Network since its debut on November 21, 2011. Created by veteran radio host and producer, Cynthia Brian, the pro... Read more →
    It’s hard to believe the Express Yourself!™ Teen Radio has been broadcasting every Tuesday at NOON PT on the Voice America Kids Network since its debut on November 21, 2011. Created by veteran radio host and producer, Cynthia Brian, the pro... Read more →

  • Color and Manifestation
    Color and Manifestation
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    Published: 14 Nov 2017 Duration: 56:50
    Did you love coloring as a kid? Well why limit your artistic talents to childhood? Hosts Katie Choo and Brigitte Jia interview author of Color and Conjure and Magical Destinations of the Northeast . The book is about manifesting your desire... Read more →
    Did you love coloring as a kid? Well why limit your artistic talents to childhood? Hosts Katie Choo and Brigitte Jia interview author of Color and Conjure and Magical Destinations of the Northeast . The book is about manifesting your desire... Read more →

  • Technology Challenge
    Technology Challenge
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    Published: 7 Nov 2017 Duration: 52:36
    “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke Discover the latest, greatest, and craziest advancements in technology with our Express Yourself! team of Brigitte, Joven, Jack, Chelsea, and Katie.... Read more →
    “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke Discover the latest, greatest, and craziest advancements in technology with our Express Yourself! team of Brigitte, Joven, Jack, Chelsea, and Katie.... Read more →

  • Halloween Haunts
    Halloween Haunts
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    Published: 31 Oct 2017 Duration: 54:20
    Hosts Brigitte Jia and Joven Hundal start off the show with Trends without Ends reporter Jack Pawlakos shares tricks, treats, and tips for a great Halloween. This year around 179 million Americans plan to dress up and celebrate Halloween,. ... Read more →
    Hosts Brigitte Jia and Joven Hundal start off the show with Trends without Ends reporter Jack Pawlakos shares tricks, treats, and tips for a great Halloween. This year around 179 million Americans plan to dress up and celebrate Halloween,. ... Read more →

  • Ghostly Adventures
    Ghostly Adventures
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    Published: 24 Oct 2017 Duration: 59:22
    “Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” ― J.K. Rowling What is it like to live in a haunted house? What if that house was actually a medieval prison that housed witches? Richard Estep and Vanessa Mitch... Read more →
    “Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” ― J.K. Rowling What is it like to live in a haunted house? What if that house was actually a medieval prison that housed witches? Richard Estep and Vanessa Mitch... Read more →