The Unfolding

Dr. Melissa Bordogna

On the Road of Life, the Journey IS the Destination.

Join Dr. Melissa Bordogna and guests for conversations about the unfolding of life, the lessons learned and the wisdom earned at each twist and turn. Explore how being aware of your own life's unfolding offers inner strength and foresight to venture consciously and with purpose into and through life's next season.


Life is What You Make It with Cindy Wright
Apr 5 2022
Life is What You Make It with Cindy Wright
Summary: “Health and well-being are best regarded as skills.” – Professor Richard Davidson Cindy Wright discovered her love for physical activity at a young age after the death of her father and her brother’s move to university. As the Wellbeing Director for Gettysburg College, Cindy’s love for movement inspired her passion for supporting others to have healthy, meaningful and long-lasting lives. In this episode of The Unfolding, I speak with Cindy Wright the Well-being Director for Gettysburg College. Cindy and I speak about: the notion of wellbeing as a skill,the tools to support your wellbeingand the importance of articulating your life’s mission statement. About Our Guest: Cindy Wright has three decades of experience at Gettysburg College. She first came to the College in 1990 as the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation and as an adjunct instructor in the health sciences department. From 1993 to 1999, she served as the Director of Campus Recreation. In 2016, Wright was promoted to the Director of EES Student Success and Well-being. As an instructor in the health sciences department, Wright has received a bevy of awards. She was named Outstanding Professor in the Sciences by the Order of Omega in 2003, 2004, and 2006, received the Student Senate Faculty Appreciation Award in 2008, was voted Favorite Professor at Gettysburg College by the Class of 2008, and in 2010 she was chosen as the speaker for baccalaureate. Recently, Wright was voted by the alumni as one of the top five current employees who had the biggest impact on their Gettysburg experience. Connect with Cindy: LinkedIn:   Don’t forget to Rate, Review and Subscribe! JOIN the Community! Info:
The Path Least Expected with Darius Lukas
Apr 5 2022
The Path Least Expected with Darius Lukas
In this episode of The Unfolding, Dr Melissa Bordogna speaks with entrepreneur and samurai-in-training, Darius Lukas about:  Pivoting pathsFollowing your intuitionBeing open to the unexpected Having completed a degree in theatre at one of the most prestigious schools in London, Darius found himself drained of life and motivation. It was only after travelling to Singapore and spending time with a millionaire with radically different life views that he realized life was filled with endless possibilities and adulting was only as hard as you make it. About Our Guest: Darius Lukas is an entrepreneur, writer, mentor and samurai-in-training. He helps brands tell compelling stories through their products and services by uniquely combining the Wealth Dynamics system, samurai battle strategies and his experience as a professional theatre director. Living between Asia and Europe, he runs a Singapore based company that specialises in online education platforms that currently include language and writing schools. He also spent 5 years working as a storyteller for multi-million-dollar brands such as Entrepreneurs Institute, GeniusU and Entrepreneur Resorts. He read English literature at the University of East Anglia and trained as a theatre director at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, UK. Connect with Darius: Instagram: @DariusLukas Facebook: -Darius Lukas Website: www.dariuslukas.academy/  Don’t forget to Rate, Review and Subscribe! JOIN the Community! Info:
Blessons and Crafting Your Sacred Space with Sandy Newton
May 7 2021
Blessons and Crafting Your Sacred Space with Sandy Newton
In this episode of The Unfolding, Dr Melissa Bordogna speaks with Holistic Organizer and Creature of Change, Sandy Newton about: -Creating a sacred space -Honoring the divine masculine and feminine -Following your intuition -Listening to your sentient home  As an expert Holistic Organiser and Creature of Change with 27 years of experience in Holistic practices, Sandy is a keen secret student of myths and old traditions intermingled with an enduring love of the study of Masculine & Feminine wisdom teachings and Quantum field work. About Our Guest: Known for her laid-back medicine and unique approaches to women's wisdom Sandy transforms homes and shares practices that teach about the connection between the home of a Woman and the heart of a Woman. She’s worked in over 100 homes. A keen secret student of myths and old traditions intermingled with her love and studies of Masculine & Feminine wisdom teachings and Quantum field work. She is dedicated to unveiling the unique medicine that is found within each woman, her heart and her home. She is a Worldbridger of beautiful change. Bridging a Woman's world from within and without. She is dedicated to sharing what she knows and has learned over the last 27 years. Sandy’s mission and calling is to resuscitate and teach organic feminine wisdom by creating offerings for Women to share the SECRETS of the SACRED.   Connect with Sandy: Email: sandyselflove@gmail.com Website: www.organisingempress.com Instagram: -@Organising Empress -@Creatures of Change Facebook: - Organising Empress -Creatures of Change   Don’t forget to Rate, Review and Subscribe! JOIN the Community! Info:
Forging Your Own Path with Jessica O'Dell
Apr 10 2021
Forging Your Own Path with Jessica O'Dell
In this week’s episode of The Unfolding, Dr. Melissa Bordogna speaks with the founder of Virtual One Branding, Jessica O’Dell about: -Forging your own path -Believing in yourself -Setting Boundaries -Building a village  For many people, the pandemic has provided an opportunity to slow down and reassess the direction of their lives and my special guest Jessica O’Dell did just that. After 17 years in the corporate world, Jessica ventured out on her own and founded Virtual One Branding in the midst of the pandemic. Through her new venture, Jessica aims to help organizations improve their virtual employee engagement through targeted use of branded promotional products. During our time together, Jessica shares the importance of forging your own path, believing in yourself and setting boundaries. About Our Guest: Jessica O’Dell is the founder of Virtual One Branding, a company designed to help organizations improve their virtual employee engagement through targeted use of branded promotional products. Prior to launching Virtual One Branding, Jessica spent 17 years in the corporate world, and found her passion within Human Resources, spending 10 years leading high impact teams in both sales and recruiting spaces. Jessica holds a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation and is a Certified Professional with the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). She believes in the power of a strong village of supporters and is known for her transparent, creative approach to work and life. In her free time, Jessica enjoys practicing yoga, finding joy through adventure, and hiking with friends and family. She especially enjoys volunteering in youth leadership roles within her community. Jessica is grateful to reside in beautiful Nashville, Tennessee with her two school age boys, Reed and Grant, and husband, Matt.    Connect with Jessica: Email: info@virtualonebranding.com Website: www.virtualonebranding.com LinkedIn: Jessica O'Dell Virtual One Branding LinkedIn: @virtualonebranding Instagram: @virtualonebranding Don’t forget to Rate, Review and Subscribe! JOIN the Community! Info:
Bloom Where You're Planted with Dr. Thyonne Gordon
Apr 1 2021
Bloom Where You're Planted with Dr. Thyonne Gordon
In this week’s episode of The Unfolding, Dr. Melissa Bordogna speaks with Emmy-nominated Producer and Master Storyteller, Dr Thyonne Gordon about how to: -Bloom where you are planted -Embrace your soul's poises -Listen to your inner calling -Leave a legacy Caught up in a life of doing, Dr. Thyonne lost focus of purpose as a human BEING. After going through many, of what Dr. Thyonne calls, ‘soul poises’, she finally realized her ultimate poise as a storyteller. She has since helped individuals, nonprofits and other organizations prosper by crystalizing and sharing their own stories.  About Our Guest: Dr. Thyonne Gordon is an accomplished Organizational & Human Development Expert, Writer and Emmy-nominated Producer. Her work with 501c3 organizations and for-profit businesses has created growth-oriented businesses, strong board governance, productive teams and sustainable fundraising strategies. With a passion for Business Development, she founded the company, Beyond Story Strategies to train and develop business professionals nationwide. Known as the Story Strategist, Dr. Thyonne brings foundational principles to light with her with her proven methodology of the S.T.O.R.Y. Accelerator™. Dr. Thyonne is requested for advisory council throughout corporate and nonprofit sectors and resides in Los Angeles, CA. She encourages youth and adults alike to “bloom where you’re planted.”    Connect with Dr. Thyonne: Website: www.beyondstory.com LinkedIn:     Don’t forget to Rate, Review and Subscribe! JOIN the Community! Info: