Voting Made Easy : A Quick Guide

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Why You Need To Vote This episode I go over a quick guide on voting and how it is really easy once you learn a very simple system to become informed on all of the races you’re voting on (including randoms like judges, water district, county supervisors, etc.) Here are the topics for today: How to register Do you need to pick a political party in order to register? What are the registration deadlines for your state? The difference between a mail-in ballot and voting at the ballot box Should you pay any attention to all of the political ads? …

A Lesson From Tragedy One Year Later : The Power of #VegasStrong

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1 October, Las Vegas – The #VegasStrong Story As a part-time Las Vegas resident, I wanted to share with you how the 1 October tragedy last year personal impacted me and what life lesson I can share with you. Although I wasn’t there at the time, I was personally impacted by the shooting because my girlfriend and her family live there and they knew some of the people that were shot and killed. So I felt connected in grief with those people and the city as a whole. Which leads me to this week’s conversation… Shifting Perspective and Judgement In …

The 95% Rule That Magically Erases Stress

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This week I share with you my own personal formula for eliminating a lot of stress in my life … I call it the 95% rule. This rule is all about looking at your life and situations from a different angle…a better angle, like taking a better selfie pic by moving the camera up and to the side instead of right in front of your face. The 95% Rule is all about getting rid of the small, insignificant worries in your life so you can put your energy towards the 5% of stuff that really matters. That way, you can …

Your Cure for Headline Stress Disorder

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Is the news these days freaking you out? Then you could be dealing with a case of Headline Stress Disorder. For many people, continual alerts from news sources, blogs, social media and alternative facts feel like missile explosions in a siege without end, emphasizing that in many ways, current news can leave us feeling helpless to create change. This week, I offer to you 3 solid ways to get you out of the news cycle funk and back into a good headspace. How About Some Good News for a Change? Along with the headline stress disorder cures, I wanted to …

Who is the REAL YOU … What You Think – or – What You Do ?

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Are you…the REAL YOU…are you what you think or what you do? This is one of the most fought over philosophical concepts over the years. And, a recent article in IdeaPod by Justin Brown, tackles this question head on…so I thought I’d share my thoughts. Sam Harris, well-known modern philosopher and author believes along the lines of the Buddha, where your True Self is reflective in your thoughts. However, Aristotle and a number of other thinkers believe you are what you do. I believe it’s sort of a mix of both… …the true self is within you but, if you …

What Do the Royal Wedding and Laurel Yanny Have in Common?

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You’re probably thinking…”What do the royal wedding and laurel yanny have in common?” Nothing…and everything, actually. Because both of these things show us perfect examples of “perspective shift” In this episode, I talk about: – How lame I thought all the royal wedding stuff was until I remembered something shocking from my past – How the Laurel / Yanny thing was all started by a huge mistake – How both of these recent viral events can teach us a HUGE lesson in understanding ourselves and other at a much higher level. Like always, you can watch the video of this …

How to Take a Guilt-Free Food Vacation

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When I say Food Vacation, I’m talking about taking a vacation from your typical eating plan…going nuts and indulging until your crushing guilt or tight pants signals it’s time to get back on track. Along with my expert and cookbook author Patricia Byers, I explore the way you can say, “screw it”, go off of your eating plan and enjoy yourself while still being in control and living the high life guilt-free until you reel yourself back into your healthy eating plan. Patricia, author of the vegetarian cookbook, “Enduring Weight Maintenance” (available on Amazon) has spent years going on and …

The Fascinating Differences Between Older and Younger Millennials

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Based on some recent, solid research and a number of obviously fake news articles, there are some fascinating differences between older and younger Millennials. This show came from the winner of the “show idea” contest I held at the end of last year.  There were three suggestions for the older vs. younger Millennial show and I picked Christian’s name out of a hat…I didn’t really use a hat, but it’s a better image than a white Ikea bowl.  At the time, Christian wrote in, “I think you should do a show on some of the differences between “junior” millennials (born …

Casual Sex … Yes or No?

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Casual Sex … Yes or No?  Healthy…not so healthy?  Good…Bad?  For…Against? This week’s Walk of Shame Radio Podcast gets into what really is “Casual Sex” and why it can be both good or bad, all depending upon the individual and the circumstance. And, in an interesting twist…Tony and Lexi DO NOT agree on this topic, at all. Tony starts off the show by sharing an interesting fact about Millennials in that they appear to be having more casual sex, but with less partners in comparison to past generations. Then, Tony and Lexi share and discuss some groundbreaking research that is …