When You Wish Upon a Star with Kam Showers #lioness Episode 47

Episode 47

Bonus: Song excerpt from podcast so you can replay it whenever you want

Michele and I invited Kam Showers, a dear friend of mine to join us tonight on our podcast. Kam is a professional singer and blesses us with her rendition of “When you wish upon a star.” to which Michele and I both cried. You have to hear it to share in the experience. Enjoy!


  • Introducing Kam Showers
  • Kam sings When You Wish Upon a Star
  • Kam talks about her mom, Mattie Kate Showers, singing to her “slavery opera” (not the official term, but Kam’s kitchen-table description to me)
  • Being a closet singer for years and then being challenged to sing a solo at church
  • Kam’s dad, Julius A. Showers, on his deathbed, inspires her to sing more
  • Kam’s “Passion steps,” a coaching assignment: list of 20
  • Date yourself and discover what you want
  • A friend at a nail salon
  • UniverSOUL Circus
  • Live your best life
  • Don’t you wish your girlfriend was a freak like me?!
  • “Dem 2 Brothers” Bar-B-Q restaurant in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Sinbad Funk Festival

You can find Kam at Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kam.showers
and Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/showerskam/

Question for you: What is your journey with yourself? How do you get to know yourself?

Please post your answer in the comment section below, or go to anchor.fm/sassyshorts and leave us a voice message.

Thank you so much for all of your comments, likes and shares! You are letting us know that we are making a difference and we really appreciate you for that.

Much love,

Debbie and Michele

Mattie Kate Showers, Kam’s beautiful mom
in Atlanta

Debbie Happy Cohen, author and coach, is also the founder of Joy-Based Living. Her Master’s Degree is in counseling, specializing in family systems, healing emotional trauma, and practical spirituality. Also affectionately known as Happy D! and Reverend SASSY SHORTS!, she lives on Lookout Mountain in Alabama, near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Her books include Reach Your Stars!SANCTUARY, It’s All About Kids: Every Child Deserves a Teacher of the Year, and I Don’t Think So!  You can find her blogging at http://www.joybasedliving.com.

Michele Stone is a professional artist in Tampa, Florida as well as a Certified Therapeutic Art Life Coach. She teaches classes for children and seniors and also curates art exhibits at the Carrollwood Cultural Center. Masterpieces with Michele, LLC is her company where provides painting parties for adults at their workplaces.  You can watch her videos and subscribe to her youtube station here.


This podcast is for all you moms and dads out there freaking out about what to do with your children for the next 2-4 weeks, while we are all quarantined. We plan to do a whole series of refreshing topics and life hacks to keep the stress and frustration down to a minimum. They will cover a wide range of topics, including emotional intelligence, doodling, navigating challenging times, resistance and so much more. Please leave a comment and I might draw out a doodle for you!! 


This podcast is CLEAN LANGUAGE AND KID FRIENDLY. I am swearing to give up swear words during these podcasts because your young ones are at home and you need this info to be heard and shared freely!! We want you to be a great lioness during these times. We want to help you you be the calm amidst the storm. We know how much you love your kids and we know how much you care.

Please comment!

Your voices mean the world to us!

Thank you!

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