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Why Am I So Happy, April 19, 2016

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Why Am I So Happy
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Guests, Kristen Eykel and Marla Martenson

Why Am I So Happy with Paula Vail and guests Kristen Eykel and Marla Martenson

Guest, Kristen Eykel

Guest Name
Kristen Eykel
Guest Occupation
TV Host, Hypnotherapist, Public Speaker, Jet Set Model, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Instructor, Philanthropist, Traveler, Co-Creater, Producer
Guest Biography

Are you willing to be the best most Awesome version of yourself and be willing to BE the change you so desire?  In this show, learn the path of this INITIATE- From Supermodel to Shaman to AWESOME… Kristen Eykel shares her journey and enlightens the path for those, especially women, who are interested in being the best they can be.

Kristen Eykel is a TV Host, Hypnotherapist & Public Speaker who began her career as a Jet Set Model living in Paris and traveling the world of Beauty & High Fashion. Initiated into the world of Shamanism, Yoga & Birth, Kristen illuminates her experiences and shares her wisdom as a map for any woman who may find herself walking her path to becoming an Initiate.
Kristen Eykel’s 6 yoga DVDs include the award winning “Yoga for Your Pregnancy” made with Yoga Journal & has supported thousands of women worldwide throughout pregnancy and labor. A Certified Hypnotherapist, Birth Doula & Reiki Master Teacher, Kristen is also a recognized personality & TV Host for E! Entertainment, Fox Family, CourtTV, VH1 &The Oprah Network.
Recent former Host of My OWN Time, Kristen Eykel started her international career as a model in Paris and has worked for such magazines as French Vogue, Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Maxim. Quickly becoming one of the top commercial actresses in Europe and the US, she is recognized for major beauty campaigns including L’Oreal, Biore, Suave, Vidal Sassoon and Lubriderm.Kristen’s television career has included working with Hollywood A-listers Michael Mann and JJ Abrams, as well as guest spots on hit TV shows such as Just Shoot Me, Martial Law and Strong Medicine. As a Singer/ Songwriter, Kristen’s music is included in several films, most notably 3,000 Miles to Graceland starring Kevin Costner.

Becoming a VH1 VJ launched Kristen into her current career as an on-camera television personality giving her the opportunity to conduct interviews with numerous industry powerhouses such as Meryl Streep, Michael Cain, Jane Campion and the Queen of Soul herself, Aretha Franklin. She has gone on to host a variety of other programs including The Saturday Night Solution on Court TV, Real TV, Fox Family Channel’s Life, Camera, Action,and as a correspondent for E! Entertainment.

Kristen is the co-creator and instructor of the best selling pregnancy yoga DVD, Yoga for Your Pregnancy made with Lamaze International and Yoga Journal, and has just completed a 5-part DVD series entitled, Yoga Emergency – the 12 Minute Workout.

She has been featured in Fit Pregnancy as an expert in Yoga for Labor, and has appeared on the WB New York’s Morning Show as a Wellness Consultant. Kristen can also be found online as a contributor to and as a Pregnancy Yoga and Lifestyle/Stress Relief expert.

A member of environmental advocacy organizations such as NRDC, EDF, WWF, The Nature Conservancy and Environment California, Kristen has taken an active role in supporting those creating change and finding ways that she personally can be a part of the solution. From driving a hybrid to offsetting her carbon footprint for plane travel, to utilizing only non-toxic, biodegradable products in her home, Kristen has been actively living in a sustainable, environmentally conscious way for over 15 years.

Kristen has interviewed green visionaries such as: Eco-Fashionista Linda Loudermilk, An Inconvenient Truth Producer Lesley Chilcott, architect Tom Hanrahan, Master Planner of the Battery Park City Sustainable Building Council, and David Rosenberg, CEO of Hycrete Technologies, the first “Cradle to Cradle” concrete building material of it’s kind.

In the interest of thinking globally and acting locally, Kristen has volunteered her time to the Sierra Canyon School. She has partnered with The California Department of Conservation, and the Long Beach Aquarium on various projects in an effort to introduce conservation, and to educate the student body about the role that they play as stewards of the environment.

A world traveler, Kristen has fallen in love with this planet, its diverse cultures and people and is committed to finding ways to address planetary change while living an eco- fabulous lifestyle!

Guest, Marla Martenson

Guest Name
Marla Martenson
Guest Occupation
Matchmaker, certified life force energy healer, Reiki practitioner, crystal healer, author, speaker & sometimes actress
Guest Biography

I’m a real life Cupid.

Yep, I shoot my arrow of love on a daily basis, scouring the globe for soulmates. I’ve been a professional matchmaker for 15 years helping countless couples connect with their true love and go on to marriage.

My confession is that my years of working with singles has brought me to the realization that if we aren’t madly in love with ourselves and absolutely love our own life, it doesn’t matter if Prince Charming rides  into your neighborhood, he is going to gallop right on by your house.

You see, when you KNOW that you are worthy, special, unique and fan-freaking-tabulous and you leap out of bed each morning because life is so darn fun, your energy will radiate out into the universe and opportunities will unfold in front of you like a magic red carpet.

I’m here to help remind you of your worth, your passion and your divine spark!

I love being me and I believe that YOU are special, beautiful, with gifts to share, and have a perfect soul mate that you will connect with once you embrace your uniqueness and love yourself.

Finding your inner kid will help you bring the joy back into your daily life. I don’t know about you, but I refuse to let age dull my sizzle and zazzle.

I’m a Gemini, so there are not one, but two wacky redheads residing in this space, and even with two of us, there are not enough hours in the day to do all of the things that grab my attention. I have so many interests, that my husband Adolfo has asked me on several occasions, “Marlita, do you want to go to the moon too?”

Why Am I So Happy

Show Host

I love sharing a smile or compliment with others and being a positive energy in the world. I am so grateful for the guests and listeners I come in contact with everyday through my shows. I wish to be a beacon of hope, light and Inspiration in a harsh world. A place where others can tune in to embrace the positivity of others, leaving them feeling uplifted and loved.

Paula Vail is an IAOTP Top Wellness Coach of the 2017 and​ IAOTP Top Female Professional of 2018.

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